BLIND BEAD CHAIN MOTOR INSTRUCTION (Model: ZM85EL-1X)

Below is the user manual for the ZM85EL blind bead chain motor, including basic information about the robot, installation steps, instructions for setting up the remote control, and instructions for networking the motor with the App (ZigBee, Bluetooth versions), etc.; Please feel free to check!

To begin, let’s take a brief look at the main functions, and parameters of the Smart Blind Chain Motor.

Blind Bead Chain Motor

ELECTRONICS BUILT-IN RECEIVER

  • Super silent design
  • Power off and position memory function
  • Wireless control: RF433, ZigBee, Bluetooth
  • Built-in lithium battery
  • Smart home connection
  • Percentage control position
  • Inching / continuation move mode

Technical Parameters

Product modelInput
voltage
PowerRPMTorqueRated
current
Battery capacity
ZM85EL-1xDC 5V8W30RPM0.5N.m500mA7.4VDC/3000mAh

Next, let’s get into the power supply and button manual for the smart blind chain motor.

⚠ LOW BATTERY: The motor will raise an alarm with a voice “Di” to warm low battery.
PIease charge the device then avoid over-discharge to damage motor or abnormal operation.
Full charge the device for 6 hours before first use.
Please charge the device for at least 6 hours every 3 months to prolong the battery life.

Button Manual


Bead wheels
Compatible cords & chains

Of course, in addition to the blind motor, there are remote controls (optional), which have different functions for different models!

Remote Control Instruction

Then, here’s your main concern, which is how to mount and fix the motor to the bracket.

Installation Steps

Choose the right bead wheel and
install it on the motor shaft.
Put the chain bead on the bead wheel.
– Close the wheel cover.
– Attach the motor vertically to the fixed wall.
– And tighten the curtain bead chain.
– Draw a marking line A on the wall at the bottom of the motor.

Install the fixed bracket at the
position 1-3cm up from the marking line A.
Press the lock button.
Install the chain motor on the fixed bracket.

Move the chain motor to downward.
Move the chain motor up and down to adjust for tighten the bead chain.
After adjustment, release the lock
button, the button will automatically pop up as fixed.

With the above step-by-step installation instructions combined with this detailed tutorial video, I’m sure you’ll be able to do it easily!

Smart Blind Bead Chain Assembly Video

After a general understanding of smart blind chain motor, you should be eager to know how to control them, right? Here’s how to control the chain motor by remote control and APP.

Remote Control and Network Setting Manual

These operations only work for the remote control within the effective control distance, and the motor is in the power-on state, otherwise it doesn’t work.

Please finish this process within 5 seconds, otherwise it will exit the setting due to overtime.


First, run the motor to the limit position you want to set and pause, then perform the following operations. If the motor has travel limit already, you need to clear the original travel before resetting it.

Up and down limits must be set first, in order to using the percentage control function.


Up limit setting

Please finish this process within 5 seconds, otherwise it will exit the setting due to overtime.


Down limit setting

Please finish this process within 5 seconds, otherwise it will exit the setting due to overtime.


Quickly speed setting


Middle speed setting


Slow speed setting


Delete the remote current channel from motor


Delete current remote from the motor

To cancel the connection between the motor and current remote all channels.


Delete all remote from the motor

To cancel the connection between the motor and all remote controls.

Long press the motor’s “Set key” until the motor makes a sound “Di”, the motor light flashes rapidly, delete remotes successfully.

The following functions can be set as personal needs.

Change the remote control direction

Repeat this operation for “Up/Open” to “Down/ Close”, or “Down/ Close” to “Up/Open”.


Inching or continuation move action

his operation can switch inching/ continuation move mode.


Lock or open the remote channel

Lock the channel: Do this operation when you have chosen the channel which you want to lock.

Open the channel: Do this operation whatever any channel.


You can delete the limit at any position

Delete up limit

Please finish this process within 5 seconds, otherwise it will exit the setting due to overtime.


Delete down limit

Please finish this process within 5 seconds, otherwise it will exit the setting due to overtime.


Delete all limits

Please finish this process within 5 seconds, otherwise it will exit the setting due to overtime.

Press the motor’s “Set key” 5 times within 5 seconds, then the motor light flashes rapidly, delete limits successfully.


Yea~ Knowing how the remote control works, it’s even easier to control the curtain motor with a mobile phone App, 2 versions of APP networking have been arranged, so read on!

App User Manual (ZigBee/ Bluetooth version motor)

Scan the QR code as below, or search “Smart life” in any App store, to download the App. Then please add the ZigBee or Bluetooth gateway into App first.

This operation can also be performed when the gateway cannot find the device or the network needs to be reconfigured.

Method 1: In the case of power on, please press the motor ‘Set key’ 3 times in 5 seconds. The motor will make a sound “Di”, waiting to connect with the App.
Method 2: Or pressing the remote control ‘Set key’ 6 times, the screen shows 6, then continue to press the ‘Stop key’ once time quickly in less than 5 seconds. The motor will make a sound “Di”, waiting to connect with the App.

If the configuration fails, please reconnect once.
(The premise of using method 2 is that the remote control has been connected to the motor.)

⚠ Please follow these steps to configure the motor.

1. Please make sure that the ZigBee or Bluetooth gateway is connected to the App, and then enter the homepage to choose the gateway which you want to connect.
2. Under the ZigBee page, “Add subdevice”.

3. The App will now search for the device and register to your account. Choose the curtain motor to connect, then reset the Device Name.

4. Back to the ZigBee page, choose the motor which you just added.

5. Enter the motor control page, now you can control the motor by App as well. Enter the motor setting page, can set the motor limit, timing control, change the motor direction, and so on.
6. On the motor control page, click “∠” in the upper right corner to enter the motor technical parameter setting page, you can check the device information, change the name, and so on.

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