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      RB Basics Manual Roller Shades


      Value and Performance Come with the Basics

      Our RB Basics manual roller shade system provides a solid entry point for value-conscious projects. With its smooth and reliable operating clutch technology, RB Basics meets performance requirements that few others can.

      The key feature of this system is its universal bracket, which makes installation quick and easy.

      Product Details

      Key Features


      • Smooth and reliable operating clutch technology
      • Universal bracket systems
      • Multiple system sizes available to suit all standard applications
      • Spring-loaded idle end provides easy installation
      • No notch fascia systems available
      • High-performance fabrics available including E Screen with KOOLBLACK® Technology, and Cradle to Cradle Certified™ fabrics GreenScreen® Evolve™ and GreenScreen Revive®
      • Backed by our Lifetime Guarantee

      System Description

      • Mechanism: manual chain operating system has an adjustment-free ball chain (available in stainless steel, painted white steel, and painted black steel) with pulley engineered drive mechanism
      • 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: 12" to 144" (varies by fabric) †
      • Heights: 12" to 240" †

      * Passes NFPA 701 Small Scale Flammability testing
      † Larger sizes available; surcharges and warranty exclusions apply

      Design Options

      • Fascia, Fascia with Top and Back Cover
        • Aluminum fascia (3", 4", and 5") to conceal shade mechanism from front and sides
        • 5” fascia available on single and dual shade systems
        • Available in white, anodized aluminum, vanilla, bronze and black


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


      • Dual Shades
        • Two shades operating on individual chains
        • 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)
        • Side channel and fascia available
        • 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







      Cradle to Cradle Certified ™

      EPD / HDP




      Name Id PDF DWG RVT
      RB Basics Manual 3in Fascia Ceiling MountRBB-MAN3IN-CEILING
      RB Basics Manual 4in Fascia Ceiling MountRBB-MAN4IN-CEILING
      RB Basics Manual 5in Fascia Ceiling MountRBB-MANDL5IN-CEILING
      Name Id PDF DWG RVT
      RB Basics Manual 3in Fascia Face MountRBB-MAN3IN-FACE
      RB Basics Manual 4in Fascia Face MountRBB-MAN4IN-FACE
      RB Basics Manual 5in Fascia Face MountRBB-MANDL5IN-FACE

      Download Installation Instructions

      Name Download/Play
      RB Basics 3" and 4" Fascia Installation Instructions
      RB Basics Dual 5" Fascia Installation Instructions
      RB Basics Single 5" Fascia Installation Instructions
      RB Basics Single Roller Shade Installation Instructions
      Universal Cord Tensioner Installation Instructions (Inside or Outside Mount)
      Universal Cord Tensioner Installation Video_Inside Mount
      Universal Cord Tensioner Installation Video_Outside Mount
      Universal Cord Tensioner Installation Video_Inside Mount with Angle Bracket

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

      Product Declarations

      Hunter Douglas understands the importance of transparency to sustainable design and building. From raw material extradition through final disposal or reuse, we can provide life-cycle assessments on many of our product's environmental and health impacts.

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