Control Shading and Drapery Using Power Over Ethernet

Control Shading and Drapery Using Power Over Ethernet with the SDN PoE Gateway by Somfy System. This is a great system that lowers costs and improves efficiency with power over ethernet shading. This PoE Gateway System by Somfy that worked great when we installed for a school district recently using PoE technology.

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The SDN PoE Gateway is a Somfy Digital Network™ (SDN) low-voltage power distribution and network-connected module that utilizes 60 watt PoE technology to power and control the Somfy® 24V RS485 motorization offer for interior shades and draperies.
Reduce infrastructure costs and enjoy the energy saving, convenience, comfort and privacy benefits of motorized shading. 

  • Capable of powering single or multiple motors, delivering up to 51W of power and Ethernet-based connectivity 
  • Works with the IEEE 802.3bt protocol and is compliant with Cisco UPoE
  • Easy to connect and disconnect with daisy-chain capability
  • Supports both Somfy Synergy™ API and CoAP Digital Building API
  • Compatible with the Molex Transcend Control System to distribute power and data to Somfy-powered shade and drapery motors

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To learn more about the Somfy PoE Gateway System or any of our control systems for interior and exterior shading projects contact us today by clicking here or email us at

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