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Powerview® Quick Start Guide Gen 2

This guide will help getting you started with your Powerview® purchase.

Step 1. Install your shades

Make sure you have properly installed your shades and that they are connected to a power source (battery pack or power supply).

Battery pack

Power supply

Step 2. Your Powerview® components

Packed with your purchased product you will find one or more remotes, repeaters and a Hub (which is optional and only required when you want to control your shades using a tablet or smartphone). Remotes come in different colours. Please locate them all before you start.

Pebble remote

Surface remote

Repeater

Hub

Step 3. Pairing remotes

In case no remotes are used or you want to start the setup process using the PowerView® Hub & App, please proceed to step 5.

Note

If you only have one remote, please proceed to step 4.

By pairing PowerView® remotes you make all your remotes part of the same PowerView® Network. This is important for seamless installation of the PowerView® system.

3.1

Take all remotes.

Name one remote "SOURCE"

Name the rest of the remotes "TARGET"

Repeat the following steps until all "TARGET" remotes have been set.

3.2

On the back of the target remote, Press the reset button for six seconds.

The group buttons will flash 3x after 6 seconds to confirm.

3.3

On the source remote, Press stop for 6 seconds.

Keep pressing until the remote lights start blinking.

3.4

On the target remote, Press and hold the stop button.

3.5

On the source remote, Press and release the stop button.

As a confirmation, the group buttons on the target remote will flash 2x.

3.6

If the buttons on the source remote are still flashing Press stop for 6 seconds.

Keep pressing until the remote lights stop blinking.

Step 4. Adding a shade to a remote

A Remote can control 6 groups of shades (buttons 1 to 6). The instructions below assign a shade to group 1.

Depending on your preference you can choose your own group.

4.1

Locate the manual control button on your shade.

Roller blind

Roller blind 230V

Twist® Roller Blind

EOS Bottom-Up blind

CHR Bottom-Up blind

CHR Top-Down Bottom-Up blind

Vertical Venetian blind

Venetian blind

Roman shade

4.2

Press and hold the stop button for 6 seconds.

Keep pressing until the remote lights start blinking.

4.3

Press the group1 button.

This will activate group 1 on the remote.

4.4

Press and hold the manual control button.

4.5

Press the open button.

The blind will jog 1x.

4.6

Release the manual control button.

4.7

Press and hold the stop button for 6 seconds.

Keep pressing until the remote lights stop blinking.

The remote will exit programming mode automatically after 20 seconds.

Step 5. Connect and setup the Hub

5.1

Download the Powerview® App from the Apple App store or Google Play store on your mobile device.

5.2

Connect the Hub with the ethernet cable to your
home network router.

Put the ethernet cable into an empty LAN port.
Do not use the WAN port!

After Hub setup has finished, you can wirelessly connect your Hub to your WiFi network.
Open Menu > Select your Hub > Select the info button > Select Hub Wi-Fi Set Up and follow the wizard.

5.3

Connect the power cable of the Hub to a power outlet.

5.4

Watch out for the colour of the LED.

The Hub is ready to be discovered within the App when the LED is Blinking Amber

5.5

Open the app and select Connect to Hub.

The app will start looking for an available Hub.

Make sure your mobile device and the PowerView® Hub are connected to the same home network.

5.6

When your Hub has been discovered, select Set Up to start configuring the Hub.

5.7

Select New Setup.

Note 1
If you already have a Gen 1 Hub installed in your PowerView® network, select Migrate from an Existing Hub and follow the in App instructions to Transfer Gen 1 Hub data to the new Gen 2 Hub.

Note 2
If you already have a Gen 2 Hub installed in your PowerView® network and created a Hub backup, select Set Up from Hub Backup and follow the onscreen instructions.

5.8

Enter a Hub Name and press Next.

5.9

Select Pair with PowerView® Remotes.

5.10

Choose 1 remote.

In this quick start guide we select one remote, regardless of the amount of remotes you have.

5.11

Follow the onscreen instructions to add the Hub to your Powerview® network.

The Hub is added when the LED is Solid Blue

5.12

You can now start discovering blinds.

Hub led behaviour

Hub status

LED behaviour

Power On

Solid Aqua

Bootup

Blinking Aqua

Downloading & applying firmware update

Solid Amber

Ready to connect to a wifi network

Solid Magenta

Ready to join a PowerView network

Blinking Amber

Connect to a PowerView network. Normal operation

Solid Blue

Transmitting a PowerView signal

Flashing Blue

Secondary hub. Connected to PowerView network. Normal operation

Solid Green

Secondary hub. Transmitting a PowerView network.

Flashing green

No IP address

Solid red

Step 6. Install Repeaters

Installation of a Repeater is necessary when your shade is not responding to a command from your Remote control or App. Preferably put the Repeater halfway between the unresponsive shade and the Hub/Remote control location. The Repeater can be connected to the existing PowerView® Network using the PowerView® App (follow in App instructions), or a PowerView® Remote.

Pro-Tip

Check the range of the Hub Your Hub should be able to reach each shade in the house. Use your remote from the same location as your Hub to operate your shades. If some shades do not respond, add or relocate a repeater and check again.

To Optimize the range of your Gen2 Hub you can place it in a central location of your home where it can reach the majority of your blinds.

6.1

Plug a new Repeater into a power outlet.

The Repeater light slowly blinks amber.

6.2

Press and hold the stop button for 6 seconds.

Keep pressing until the remote lights start blinking.

6.3

Keep the Remote within 50cm from the Repeater and press the stop button.

The Repeater light will stop blinking and turns off.

6.4

The Repeater has been added to your Powerview® network.

Step 7. Additional actions

Note

As an example, a PowerView® roller blind will be used in the next chapters to demonstrate the procedures explained.

The same principle is valid for all PowerView® blinds or shades.

7.1. Operate a blind

Operating a blind or shade is product specific. Each product has its own unique way of moving up or down, moving left or right, tilting its vanes, moving quickly/slowly up or down etc.

Select the blind's group button.

For example, group 1 button.

Select the all button instead of group 1 to move all shades from all 6 groups on the remote.

The group button will light up.

Press the open button.

Blinds assigned to group 1 will open.

Press the stop button.

Blinds assigned to group 1 will stop.

Press the close button.

Blinds assigned to group 1 will close.

Press the favourite button.

Blinds assigned to group 1 will go to their favourite position.

Press the arrow up button.

Blinds assigned to group 1 will tilt open or slowly move open.

Press the arrow down button.

Blinds assigned to group 1 will tilt down or slowly move closed.

7.2. Set a favourite position

7.2.1

Select the blind's group button.

The group button will light up.

7.2.2

Move the blind to the desired favourite position.

Use the open, stop and close buttons to move the blind.

7.2.3

Press and hold the stop button for 6 seconds.

Keep pressing until the remote lights start blinking.

DO NOT select a group on the remote!

IMPORTANT

Watch out to perform steps 7.2.4 and 7.2.5 within 3 seconds!

7.2.4

Press and hold the manual control button.

7.2.5

Press the favourite button.

The blind will jog 1x to acknowledge the favourite position is set. And will indicate green LED

7.2.6

Release the manual control button.

7.2.7

The favourite position is set!

If your remote is still blinking, Press the stop button for 6 seconds.

Keep pressing until the remote lights stop blinking.

7.3. Remove a shade from a group

Removing a shade from a group on a remote will unlink the shade from the remote. It will not remove the shade from the Powerview® network.

7.3.1

Press and hold the stop button for 6 seconds.

Keep pressing until the remote lights start blinking.

7.3.2

Select the blind's group button.

For example, group 1 button.

The group button will light up.

IMPORTANT

Watch out to perform steps 7.3.3 and 7.3.4 within 3 seconds!

7.3.3

Press and hold the manual control button.

7.3.4

Press the close button.

The blind will jog 1x to acknowledge it has been removed from the remote.

7.3.5

Release the manual control button.

7.3.6

The blind is removed from the remote!

If your remote is still blinking, Press the stop button for 6 seconds.

Keep pressing until the remote lights stop blinking.

7.5. Install a Scene Controller

A Scene Controller works in combination with the Powerview® App. It can activate scenes which are created in the App.

7.5.1

Start the App and open the side menu.

7.5.2

Select Accessories and Scene Controllers.

Follow the App instructions.

7.6. Erase Hub data

This procedure will remove the Hub from the PowerView® network. All data inside (e.g. blinds, scenes, settings etc.) will be permanently deleted.

Warning

Erasing the Hub data will permanently delete all data stored inside the Hub and will put the Hub in its factory default setting.

The PowerView® network (blinds and remotes), connected to the Hub, will remain untouched.

All scene controllers will stop working.

This action cannot be undone.

7.6.1

Locate the Reset button on the back of the Hub.

7.6.2

Press and hold the Reset button for 6 seconds.

Keep pressing until the LED turns off.

7.6.3

The Hub will reboot. All data on the hub has been erased.

Wait for the hub to start Blinking Amber

The Hub is ready to be added to a PowerView® network.

Follow Step 5. Connect and setup the Hub.

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