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      RB 500+ Automated Roller Shades

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      To request pricing for this product, please fill out the form below. A member of the Hunter Douglas Architectural team will contact you within 48 hours. Required Fields *
      Please submit requests for commercial applications only. For residential applications, please Click here

      Select products for commercial applications:

      •   Roller Shades
      •   RB 500+ Automated Roller Shades
      •   RB 500+ Manual Roller Shades
      •   Roller Shades FR
      •   Exterior Roller Shades
      •   TZ100 Zipper Tension Systems
      •   Skylight Tension Systems
      •   Sail Shades
      •   Aluminum Horizontal Blinds
      •   CD
      •   CL
      •   H2
      •   Sheers, Shadings and Shutters
      •   Duette® FR Honeycomb Shades
      •   Silhouette® FR Window Shadings
      •   FR Skyline® Gliding Window Panels
      •   Palm Beach™ Shutters
      •   Wood and Alternative Wood Blinds
      •   EverWood® Blinds
      •   Parkland™ Blinds
      •   ShadeSense Blinds
      •   Vertical Blinds
      •   Vertical Blinds

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      Roller Refresh

      Our product engineers at Hunter Douglas Architectural took a fresh look at roller shades, taking the best from decades of experience to create the RB 500+ system. Features to solve tricky conditions, ensure smooth and quiet operation, and lift oversize shades with a wide selection of motorized options. Plus, a few hundred fabric choices.

      The key feature of the RB 500+ automated roller shade system is its versatility, with components to support numerous motor types and mechanisms. Perfect for commercial applications, this modular system allows installation in a wide range of shade sizes and positions.

      Product Details

      Key Features

      • Select RB 500+ Automated Roller Shade systems now UL Certified
      • Standard Duty and Heavy Duty brackets and clutches designed to fit seamlessly together, creating a sleek profile
      • Redesigned dual bracket allows for both automated and manual shades on one system
      • High-performance fabrics available including E Screen with KOOLBLACK® Technology, and Cradle to Cradle Certified™ fabrics GreenScreen Revive® and GreenScreen® Evolve™
      • Modular operating system accommodates numerous automated applications
      • Universal spring-loaded end plug mounts shades securely and provides for smooth and easy installation
      • Counter balance weight system provides for ease of lifting roller shades over large expanses.
      • Backed by our Lifetime Guarantee

      System Description

      • Mechanism: automation
      • Fabrics:
        • Over 70 fabrics in more than 500 colors
        • All fabrics are FR rated for commercial applications
        • Openness factors range from 0% to 25%
      • Widths:
        • 22"-170" (Automated, varies by fabric)
        • Up to 360" (Coupled Systems*)
      • Heights: 12" to 240" (varies by fabric*)

       

      * Can be exceeded with engineering approval

       

      Design Options

      • Automation With Switch and Remote Control
        • Automation package enables raising and lowering of shades by switch or remote control or automated systems. Motors operate using a 120V AC, 24V DC power supply, or 12V battery powered.

       

      • Fascia, Fascia With Top and Back Cover
        • Aluminum fascia (standard 3" or 4") with top or back cover (standard 3"or 4") to conceal shade mechanism from front, sides, and top/back
        • Widths from 12" to 192"; heights from 12" to 240"
        • Available in anodized aluminum finish, white, vanilla, bronze, or black
        • 7" fascia available for dual shade systems only

       

      • Blockout With Side Channels
        • Aluminum side channels, sill channels, and RB 500 bottom bar, fitted with light-blocking wool pile to prevent light leakage around edges and bottom of shade
        • Ideal for room-darkening and A/V applications
        • Available in anodized aluminum finish or painted white, vanilla, bronze, or black

       

      • Reverse Roll
        • Fabric mounted to descend from the interior (rather than window-facing) side, concealing the roll and creating a more finished appearance

       

      • Oversized Shades
        • Special accommodations for oversized window applications available

       

      • Dual Shades
        • Add versatility to any space by allowing two different styles of fabrics to be used on the same window (one in front of the other)
        • An unlimited number of combinations available for different shade materials

      NOTE: Color and fabric images are for illustration only. For accurate specification, please request product samples.
      Click on fabric to view colorways and specifications.
      The color of a fabric and the openness of its weave play a significant role in determining occupants' views to the outside. Check out our View Through Simulation Tool to find the ideal combination for your next project.

      Filter Swatches by Openness and/or Attribute

      PVC-Free

      Cradle to Cradle Certified ™

      High-Performance

      Acoustical

      1% Openness Factor

      Vizela

      14% Openness Factor

      SheerWeave 3000

      25% Openness Factor

      SheerWeave 1000

       

      Name Id PDF DWG RVT
      RB 500+ Standard Duty Auto Bracket 38 Ceiling MountRB+MOT-SDB38-CEILING
      RB 500+ Standard Duty Auto Bracket 46 Ceiling MountRB+MOT-SDB46-CEILING
      RB 500+ Standard Duty Auto Bracket 55 Ceiling MountRB+MOT-SDB55-CEILING
      RB 500+ Standard Duty Auto 3in Bracket Ceiling MountRB+MOT-3IN-CEILING
      RB 500+ Standard Duty Auto 3in Bracket Blockout Ceiling MountRB+MOT-3INBO-CEILING
      RB 500+ Heavy Duty Auto 55L Bracket Ceiling MountRB+MOT-HD55L-CEILING
      RB 500+ Heavy Duty Auto 75L Bracket Ceiling MountRB+MOT-HD75L-CEILING
      RB 500+ Heavy Duty Auto 4in Bracket Ceiling MountRB+MOT-4IN-CEILING
      RB 500+ Heavy Duty Auto 4in Bracket Blockout Ceiling MountRB+MOT-4INBO-CEILING
      RB 500+ Heavy Duty Auto Single UM Ceiling MountRB+MOT-SINGLE UM-CEILING
      RB 500+ Heavy Duty Auto Dual UM Ceiling MountRB+MOT-UM-CEILING
      Name Id PDF DWG RVT
      RB 500+ Standard Duty Auto Bracket 38 Face MountRB+MOT-SDB38-FACE
      RB 500+ Standard Duty Auto Bracket 46 Face MountRB+MOT-SDB46-FACE
      RB 500+ Standard Duty Auto Bracket 55 Face MountRB+MOT-SDB55-FACE
      RB 500+ Standard Duty Auto 3in Bracket Face MountRB+MOT-3IN-FACE
      RB 500+ Standard Duty Auto 3in Bracket Blockout Face MountRB+MOT-3IN-BO_FACE
      RB 500+ Heavy Duty Auto 55L Bracket Face MountRB+MOT-HD55L-FACE
      RB 500+ Heavy Duty Auto 75L Bracket Face MountRB+MOT-HD75L-FACE
      RB 500+ Heavy Duty Auto 4in Bracket Face MountRB+MOT-4IN-FACE
      RB 500+ Heavy Duty Auto 4in Bracket Blockout Face MountRB+MOT-4IN_BO-FACE
      RB 500+ Heavy Duty Auto Single UM Face MountRB+MOT-SINGLE UM-FACE
      RB 500+ Heavy Duty Auto Dual UM Face MountRB+MOT-UM-FACE
      Name Id PDF DWG RVT
      RB 500+ Standard Duty Auto Bracket 38 Wall MountRB+MOT-SDB38-WALL
      RB 500+ Standard Duty Auto Bracket 46 Wall MountRB+MOT-SDB46-WALL
      RB 500+ Standard Duty Auto Bracket 55 Wall MountRB+MOT-SDB55-WALL
      RB 500+ Standard Duty Auto 3in Bracket Wall MountRB+MOT-3IN_WALL
      RB 500+ Standard Duty Auto 3in Bracket Blockout Wall MountRB+MOT-3IN_BO-WALL
      RB 500+ Heavy Duty Auto 55L Bracket Wall MountRB+MOT-HD55L-WALL
      RB 500+ Heavy Duty Auto 75L Bracket Wall MountRB+MOT-HD75L-WALL
      RB 500+ Heavy Duty Auto 4in Bracket Wall MountRB+MOT-4IN-WALL
      RB 500+ Heavy Duty Auto 4in Bracket Blockout Wall MountRB+MOT-4IN_BO-WALL
      RB 500+ Heavy Duty Auto Single UM Wall MountRB+MOT-SINGLE UM-WALL
      RB 500+ Heavy Duty Auto Dual UM Wall MountRB+MOT-UM-WALL
      Name Id PDF DWG RVT
      RB 500+ Standard Duty Auto Bracket 38 Inside MountRB+MOT-SDB38-INSIDE
      RB 500+ Standard Duty Auto Bracket 46 Inside MountRB+MOT-SDB46-INSIDE
      RB 500+ Standard Duty Auto Bracket 55 Inside MountRB+MOT-SDB55-INSIDE
      RB 500+ Standard Duty Auto 3in Bracket Inside MountRB+MOT-3IN_INSIDE
      RB 500+ Standard Duty Auto 3in Bracket Blockout Inside MountRB+MOT-3IN_BO-INSIDE
      RB 500+ Heavy Duty Auto 75L Bracket Inside MountRB+MOT-HD75L-INSIDE
      RB 500+ Heavy Duty Auto 55L Bracket Inside MountRB+MOT-HD55L-INSIDE
      RB 500+ Heavy Duty Auto 4in Bracket Inside MountRB+MOT-4IN-INSIDE
      RB 500+ Heavy Duty Auto 4in Bracket Blockout Inside MountRB+MOT-4IN_BO-INSIDE
      Name Id PDF DWG RVT
      RB 500+ Standard Duty Auto Bracket 38 Surface PocketRB+MOT-SDB38-SURF_PKT
      RB 500+ Standard Duty Auto Bracket 46 Surface PocketRB+MOT-SDB46-SURF_PKT
      RB 500+ Standard Duty Auto Bracket 55 Surface PocketRB+MOT-SDB55-SURF_PKT
      RB 500+ Heavy Duty Auto 55L Bracket Surface PocketRB+MOT-HD55L-SURF_PKT
      RB 500+ Heavy Duty Auto Single UM Surface PocketRB+MOT-SINGLE UM-SURF_PKT
      RB 500+ Heavy Duty Auto Dual Surface PocketRB+MOT-UM-SURF_PKT
      RB 500+ Heavy Duty Auto Single 9in UM Surface PocketRB+MOT-9UM-SURF_PKT
      RB 500+ Dual Auto 9in Dual UM Surface PocketRB+MOT-9DUAL-UM-SURF_PKT
      Name Id PDF DWG RVT
      RB 500+ Standard Duty Auto Bracket 38 Tile PocketRB+MOT-SDB38-TILE_PKT
      RB 500+ Standard Duty Auto Bracket 46 Tile PocketRB+MOT-SDB46-TILE_PKT
      RB 500+ Standard Duty Auto Bracket 55 Tile PocketRB+MOT-SDB55-TILE_PKT
      RB 500+ Heavy Duty Auto 55L Bracket Tile PocketRB+MOT-HD55L-TILE_PKT
      RB 500+ Heavy Duty Auto Single UM Tile Pocket RB+MOT-SINGLE UM-TILE_PKT
      RB 500+ Heavy Duty Auto Dual Tile PocketRB+MOT-UM-TILE_PKT
      RB 500+ Heavy Duty Auto Single 9in Um Tile PocketRB+MOT-9UM-TILE_PKT
      RB 500+ Dual Auto 9in Dual UM Tile PocketRB+MOT-9DUAL-UM-TILE_PKT
      Name Id PDF DWG RVT
      RB 500+ Standard Duty Auto Bracket 38 Gypsum Wallboard PocketRB+MOT-SDB38-GWB_PKT
      RB 500+ Standard Duty Auto Bracket 46 Gypsum Wallboard PocketRB+MOT-SDB46-GWB_PKT
      RB 500+ Standard Duty Auto Bracket 55 Gypsum Wallboard PocketRB+MOT-SDB55-GWB_PKT
      RB 500+ Heavy Duty Auto 55L Bracket Gypsum Wallboard PocketRB+MOT-HD55L-GWB_PKT
      RB 500+ Heavy Duty Auto 75L Bracket Gypsum Wallboard PocketRB+MOT-HD75L-GWB_PKT
      RB 500+ Heavy Duty Auto Single UM Gypsum Wallboard PocketRB+MOT-SINGLE UM-GWB_PKT
      RB 500+ Heavy Duty Auto Dual Gypsum Wallboard PocketRB+MOT-UM-GWB_PKT
      RB 500+ Heavy Duty Auto Single 9in UM Gypsum Wallboard PocketRB+MOT-9UM-GWB_PKT
      RB 500+ Dual Auto 9in Dual UM Gypsum Wallboard PocketRB+MOT-9DUAL-UM-GWB_PKT

      Download Installation Instructions

      Name Download/Play
      RB 500 Motorized Coupled Roller Shades Installation Instructions
      RB 500 and RB 500+ Side Channel Installation Instructions
      RB 500+ Automated Heavy Duty Roller Shade_Inside Mount
      RB 500+ Automated Roller Shade with 4” Fascia_Outside Mount
      RB 500+ Automated Roller Shade with 4” Fascia_Inside Mount
      RB 500+ Dual Automated Roller Shade with 7" Fascia_Outside Mount

      LEED Calculation Tool

      Calculate your LEED Materials and Resources Credit information for Recycled Content (MR 4.1) and Distance to Manufacturer (MR 5.1).

      Shading Performance Guide

      Find and compare the relative shading performance of Hunter Douglas Architectural fabrics for your project. Compare and contrast the key performance indicators to find the fabrics that will best fit your solar control needs.

      Indoor Environmental Quality

      Hunter Douglas is committed to meeting the growing demand for healthier, more sustainable products. Meeting the rigorous and comprehensive standards for low emissions of VOC's, our GREENGUARD Certified and GREENGUARD Gold Certified fabrics contribute to the overall indoor air quality and general health of a building space.

      Recommended Applications

      Standard Motor with Centralized Intelligence recommended for projects that can be commissioned quickly and easily in the field.

      Intelligent Wireless for site conditions where running wire for controls is a challenge.

      Intelligent Wired* recommended for mid to large projects as a stand-alone system or integration with automation systems, building management systems. Solar tracking and two-way communication.  

      (*Note: Knowledge of low voltage wiring is strongly recommended for this system)

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