The Markilux 1710 offers an elegant, chic, and contemporary cassette design with strength to cover large areas. The design includes a filigree appearance with organically shaped curves. The stretch version is ideal for deep, narrow patios and balconies.


  • Custom made to the precise dimensions of your project
  • Cover, not arms, fully retracts into sleek cassette for protection, superior aesthetics
  • Transition from torque bar to roller tube is curved and homogeneous
  • Available in 6 standard cassette colors and 162 custom colors
  • Premium High-Tech Fabrics in hundreds of color selections


  • Maximum width of a single unit is 23′
  • Minimum width is 8.2′
  • Maximum extension is 11.5′
  • Two units may be coupled for a combined maximum width of 46′
  • For 1710 stretch, you may have greater extension than width. Both width and extension can be 4.9′ minimum to 11.5′ maximum.
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M1710 Cassette with Chrome Inserts.

The M1710 combines a sleek, contemporary styling with strength to cover large areas, and there are many ways to customize the awning to your environment.

Product Features

  • Bionic Tendon, our exclusive technology that provides over 50,000 friction-free and noiseless operations of the folding arms
  • Integrated gutter and water drainage spouts
  • 50 mm steel torque bar resists twist and deflection
  • 85 mm roller bar ensures taut cover at all extensions
  • For added style, chrome end caps to the cassette can be added
  • Cassette and frame are powder coated for long lasting beauty

Options and Operation

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Wall sealing profile

A wall sealing profile with a rubber/aluminum strip eliminates the gap between awning and wall for a more finished look and added protection.

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Wind sensor

Vibrabox wind sensor retracts awning in high wind for maximum safety.

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Operating options

Remote control operation, hard-wired operation to a switch, or manual operation (standard).

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Fixed valence

A fixed 6″ valance comes standard (see valance styles), or can be ordered without valance.

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Anti corrosion treatment

Our special anti-corrosion treatment is applied before the powder coating to all components—brackets, arms, rails, cassettes. It is recommended for all installations in harsh environments and within a half-mile of the ocean.

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The elegant, transparent system coverboard from markilux is a protective but at the same time visually appealing accessory.
LED light rope can be integrated into the profile

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The Markilux spotline can be fitted or retrofitted to the cassette of your Markilux awning using additionnal brackets. The built in spotlights can be adjusted individually, they can be rotated through 360° and tilted up to 60°.

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Infra-red heater

An attractive, unobtrusive housing design in aluminium, powder coated to match the colour of your awning.
The housing is weather and splash proof. Available with remote control. Average lamp life approximatively 5000 hours. Power output optionally in 1400 W or 2000 W.

The M1710 is offered in the following standard colors. In addition, the cassette may be custom colored in 162 Dupont RAL colors (delivery times extended). An optional decorative chrome end cap may be added.

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  • Traffic White

  • Off-White Textured

  • Metallic Aluminum

  • Stone Grey Metallic

  • Anthracite Metallic

  • Havana Brown Textured

Markilux offers a complete range of premium, high-tech awning fabrics for the M1710/Stretch in an unmatched range of colors. Each of our awning fabrics meets the highest standards for UV Protection, Color Fastness and Weather Resistance. For commercial installations, we can provide awning fabrics that meet the strictest US and Canadian fire codes.