Easy-to-Assemble CURTAIN MOTOR SYSTEM INSTRUCTIONS (Model: ZM87E-DT)

The following is the instruction manual for ZM87E-DT curtain motor, including the installation steps of the easy-to-assemble splicing track, the setup instructions for the remote control, the networking instructions of the motor with the App (WiFi, ZigBee, Bluetooth versions), etc.; the following is a detailed introduction for you.

First of all, let’s start with a systematic understanding of the structure of curtain motors and their main functions!

ZM87E-DT Easy-to-Assemble Curtain Motor System

  • Super silent design
  • Automatic limit setting
  • Power off manual function
  • Wireless control: RF remote, ZigBee, Bluetooth
  • Resistance and stop function
  • Hand light touch-start function
  • Resistance then plus pulling function
  • Wide voltage power supply
  • Smart home connection
  • Third position limit
  • Fabric rebound journey correction
  • A variety of control methods, compatibility is strong
  • Long service life, durable
  • Speed adjustable

Product List

Button Manual

Please feel free to check the ZM87E-DT curtain motor parameters~

Technical Parameters

ModelTorsionRPMRated voltageRated frequency
ZM87E-DT1.2N.m100RPM100-240VAC50/60HZ
Max currentMax powerRunning speedReceive frequencyReceive sensitivity
0.4A88W0.15m/s433.92Mhz-110dBM


Seeing this, do you know how spliced curtain tracks are assembly? The following will tell you~

Curtain Motor Standard Spliced Track

Curtain track built-in quantity

NO.SizeTrack QTYExpansion TrackExpansion TrackExpansion TrackExpansion TrackConnectorConnectorApplied in
100cm100cm50cm20cm10cm20cm10cm
1315cm1212113115cm~320cm
2515cm1312115115cm~520cm

Track Splicing Assembly

1. First, insert half of the connector into the main track.


2. Insert the next track to be connected into the connector, aligning it flush and snug with the end of the previous track.


3. Flip the track over and tighten the screws at the bottom of the connector to secure it.


4. Pull the latches of both Carriers lock buckles.


5. Slide the sub-drive over the assembled track.


6. Drag the internal components of the sub-drive from the track into the sub-drive casing, aligning the protrusion with the slot.


7. Install the adjustment knob onto the screw protruding from the end of the sub-drive. (Adjust the tightness appropriately to keep the protrusion flush with the slot.)




10. Move the first and second carriers to the very ends of the master and sub-drive, respectively.


11. Press down the lock buckle of the second carrier.


12. Pull the carriers back and forth, while adjusting the knob to tighten the belt and ensure the carriers can move freely.


13. Fit the tail cover onto the sub-drive.


14. Open the clasp of the master drive.


15. Insert the wheel runner (10 per meter) from the square opening of the drive.


16. Reattach the clasps on both drive.


17. Tilt the Ceiling bracket into the top slot of the track and rotate it to vertical.


18. Repeat the process to attach any remaining ceiling brackets onto the track in the same manner.


19. Open the buckle of the master drive.


20. Rotate the motor 90° and fit it onto the master driver.


21. Press down the spring catch of the open the clasp of the master drive and at the same time rotate the motor 90° in the opposite direction, securing the catch into the motor’s locking position.


22. Close the buckle of the master drive.


After a general understanding of ZM87E-DT curtain motors, you should be eager to know how to control them, right? Here’s how to control the curtain motor by remote control.

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.



Automatically set limit

  1. Control the curtain to open, it will automatically stop when it goes to the fully open state, and the automatic setting of the open limit is completed. (Figure A)
  2. Control the curtain to close, it will automatically stop when it goes to the fully closed state, and the automatic setting of the close limit is completed. (Figure B)

If the travel limit position is wrong, please click the motor’s ‘Set key’ 5 times within 5 seconds to delete the limit, and reset it. (Please check delete limit steps)

Remote Control Setting Manual

Quickly speed setting


Middle speed setting


Slow speed setting


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.

Delete the remote current channel from the motor


Delete current remote from the motor

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


Delete all remote control from the motor



The following functions can be set as personal needs.

Change the remote control direction

When the control direction is opposite, the remote control can be used to switch the direction, and you can repeat the operation to switch.


Inching or continuation move action

When the inching action is needed, perform the following operations. (Repeat this operation can switch back to the continuation move mode.)


Lock or open the remote channel

If you need to hide the extra channels, you can perform the following operations. (Repeat the operation to unlock 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.
(Repeat this operation for lock or open the channel.)


You can delete the limit at any position

Method 1: Remote control deletes position limit


Method 2: Motor’s ‘Set key’ deletes position limit

Press the motor’s ‘Set key’ 5 times in less than 5 seconds; At last, the motor light flashes out, set successfully.


Yea~ Knowing how the remote control works, it’s even easier to control the curtain motor with a mobile phone App, 3 versions of APP networking have been arranged, so read on!

Smart Life App User Manual (WiFi version motor)

Scan the QR code as below, or search “Smart life” in any App store, to download the App.

Method 1: In the case of power on, please press the motor ‘Set key’ 3 times in 5 seconds. The indicator light flashes quickly and then goes out, 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 indicator light flashes quickly and then goes out, 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.)

Click ‘+’ in the upper right corner to enter the add device page and select Add Manually, or automatically discover and add.

Note:
The App supports two configurations: EZ mode, and AP mode.
EZ mode: The default mode is fast-speed connected internet mode.
Use AP mode when there is no WiFi. It adopts a hot distribution network.

App percentage control: composed of 10 percentage control positions such as 0, 10, 20, 30 …90, 100.

  • Lights flash quickly: Configuring network.
  • Lights flash slowly: AP Mode Configuring.
  • Lights turn on and keep: Has connected to the router and cloud.
  • Lights turn off: After the light turns on for 3 seconds, the light turns off and the WiFi configuration is successful.

Note: Please make sure your phone and smart device are connected in the same WiFi.


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.

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

Method 1: In the case of power on, please press the motor ‘Set key’ 3 times in 5 seconds. The indicator light flashes quickly and then goes out, 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 indicator light flashes quickly and then goes out, waiting to connect with the App.

⚠ 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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