The M869 vertical shade is an elegant, delicately contoured tensioned shade for large areas. It has a stylish tear-drop shaped cassette that is discreet and unobtrusive to blend into any décor The M869 is available with Tracfix, which eliminates the gap between the fabric and guide tracks. The vertical shade blocks harmful UV rays from entering interiors, reducing heat gain, saving energy and protecting furnishings.


  • Custom made to the precise dimensions of your project
  • Stylish and compact aluminum tear-drop cassette is only 5.5” in height
  • Brackets with patented clip-on mechanism for simple, problem-free installation
  • Available in 3 standard cassette colors and 162 custom colors
  • Premium High-Tech Fabrics in hundreds of color selections


  • Maximum width is 19.7’
  • Minimum width is 6.6’
  • Maximum extension is 19.7’
  • Minimum extension is 4.9’
  • With Tracfix, max. extension is 11.5’
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Screen M869 Tear-Drop Cassette.

The M869 is a stunning vertical shade system for large areas, engineered to perfection with the finest materials to last an eternity. When not needed, the fabric retracts fully into the protection of a sleek cassette.

Product Features

  • Sturdy extruded aluminum cassette is only 5.5″ in height
  • Special vario belts provide optimum cover tension at all widths and extensions
  • 85mm roller tube for highest rigidity and best cover-winding characteristics
  • Fabric cover is guided along strong aluminum guide tracks
  • Brackets with patented clip-on mechanism for ease of installation
  • Stand-off fixture from façade embellishes appearance
  • Pre-assembled at the factory for ease of installation
  • Available with PVC inserts with Sunsilk or Sunvas fabrics

Options and Operation

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Tracfix system

Tracfix is an enclosed fabric guide system that eliminates the gap between the guide track and fabric for added stability and enhanced appearance.

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Wind sensor

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

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Operating opions

Manual operation (standard), hard wired to a switch, (standard) or operation with radio remote control.

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PVC windows

Awning covers with integrated PVC windows.The base material of the window is a transparent UV resistant film. The max window PVC height can be up to 200cm max and the max width up to 107 cm.

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Anti corrosion treatment

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

The M869 is offered in the following standard colors. In addition, the cassette may be custom colored in 162 Dupont RAL colors (delivery times extended).

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  • Traffic White

  • Metallic Aluminum

  • Grey Brown

Markilux offers a complete range of premium, high-tech awning fabrics for the M869 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.