Somfy: RTS Motors vs. Zigbee Motors

The Somfy TaHoma Gateway supports two types of motors - RTS & Zigbee. The type of motor you have in your home will determine the type of experience you have with your Brilliant Control and mobile app. 

 

Zigbee Motors 

If you have Zigbee motors connected to your TaHoma Gateway, you will be able to: 

  • Open & Close shades 
  • Set shades to "My" Position 
  • Set shades to a specific level 
  • Add shades to a Scene
  • Add shades to Slider Settings (Brilliant Control Only)
  • Add shades to Gesture Settings

Not sure which type of Motor you have? Check your Somfy TaHoma app. If you have Zigbee Motors, you will see: 

 

Somfy TaHoma app

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Brilliant 

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RTS (Radio Technology Somfy) Motors 

If you have RTS motors connected to your TaHoma Gateway, you will be able to: 

  • Open & Close shades
  • Tilt shades Up & Down (Only available for Shades that Tilt)  
  • Set shades to "My" Position 
  • Add shades to a Scene
  • Add shades to Gesture Settings

 

Not sure which type of Motor you have? Check your Somfy TaHoma app. If you have RTS Motors, you will see: 

 

Somfy TaHoma app

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Brilliant 

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