Markilux 1600/1600 Stretch

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The Markilux 1600 and 1600 Stretch offer distinguished, award-winning style and powerful arms that deliver a taut cover over large widths and extensions. There are many customizable features and the stretch version is ideal for deep, narrow patios and balconies.

The Markilux 1600/1600 Stretch Awning

  • Custom made to the precise dimensions of your project
  • Arms and cover fully retract into cassette for protection, superior aesthetics
  • Stylish coverboard has integrated brush to keep debris out
  • Available in 8 standard cassette colors and 162 custom colors
  • Premium High-Tech Fabrics in hundreds of color selections

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  • Maximum width of a single unit is 23′
  • Minimum width is 8.5′
  • Maximum extension is 13′
  • Two units may be coupled for a combined maximum width of 46′
  • For 1600 stretch, you may have greater extension than width. Widths can be 5.25′ to 13.4′ and extensions can be 4.9′ to 13′.

Markilux 1600 Cassette Awning with Decorative Chrome Inserts
M1600 Cassette With Chrome End Caps

Use our Dynamic Awning Calculator to determine the ideal configuration of your awning for installation height, extension, headroom at full extension and pitch angle at which the awning declines.

The M1600 and M1600 Stretch combine superior strength, elegant design, and complete customization, making it one of the world’s premier shade solution. The M1650 includes integrated halogen spotlights in the front profile.

Product Features

  • 50 mm steel torque bar resists twist and deflection
  • 85 mm roller bar ensures taut cover at all extensions
  • Twin steel link chains at the elbow joints
  • For added style, chrome end caps to the cassette can be added
  • Cassette and frame are powder coated for long lasting beauty

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Options and Operation

Markilux Drop Down Shade-Plus Valance

ShadePlus Valance

ShadePlus Valance drops from front profile up to 8.25’ for completely customized shading, added privacy and protection from sun and wind.

Integrated Spotlights in Awning


Up to 6 LED spotlights, adjustable horizontally, vertically and dimmable, can be integrated in front profile (M1650).

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Bionic Tendon

Our exclusive bionic tendon provides friction-free and noiseless operation over 50,000 openings.

Markilux M1600 Awning with Wall Sealing Profile

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.

Vibrabox Wind Sensor

Wind Sensor

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

Markilux Remote Control Operation

Operating Options

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

Fixed Valance

A fixed 6″ or 12″ valance (see valance styles) can be ordered.

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.
The M1600 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.
M1600 Traffic White Cassette
  • Traffic White
  • Off-White Textured
  • Metallic Aluminum
  • Stone Grey Metallic
  • Anthracite Metallic
  • Havana Brown Textured
  • Grey Brown
  • Light Ivory
Markilux offers a complete range of premium, high-tech awning fabrics for the M1600/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.

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Sunsilk Nano-Clean, in 77 colors, is a silky, polyester fabric that is self-cleaning, has superior color brilliance and luminescence, and a low winding circumference for durable beauty. It is quick drying, resistant to dirt and grease, color fast, UV resistant and provides superior sun protection.

Markilux Sunvas Awning Fabric

Sunvas Nano-Clean, in 134 colors, is a breakthrough technology from Markilux. It offers all of the performance benefits of Sunsilk SNC but with a soft, velvety feel and texture perfect for the North American lifestyle. Sunvas also provides a gentle and appealing luminosity.

Visutex Awning Fabric

Visutex, in 50 colors, provides a uniquely textured appearance produced from blended color fibers and a vividly textured weaving technique. It is produced in both Sunsilk SNC and Sunvas SNC styles and maintains all of the performance characteristics of these fabrics.

Sunsilk Perla FR Awning Fabric

Sunsilk Perla FR, in 11 colors, is Sunsilk fabric with a special coating that renders it waterproof and fire retardant (meets European fire standard). Its matte white underside allows for a pleasant, light atmosphere in the evening. It is a desirable option for any waterproof awning, especially with pitched awnings, or horizontal awnings with guttering systems and gap cover profiles.

Sunvas Perla Awning Fabric

Sunvas Perla, in 14 colors, has all of the performance characteristics of Sunvas, but adds a transparent coating to make it waterproof and impervious to the effects of weather. Sunvas Perla offers exceptional UV protection, weather protection and beautiful look and feel.

Soltis 92

Soltis 92, in 74 colors, is a woven polyester cloth with a PVC coating. It is micro-aerated to block heat and glare while maintaining exterior views and some natural light. It is ideal for use on canopies and window shade solutions.
Detailed information about the M1600/Stretch is available below, along with brochures for our full awnings collection and fabrics.

Markiux 1600 Awning Specification Guide

1600 Specification Guide

Markilux 1600 StretchAwning Specification Guide

1600 Stretch Specification Guide

Markilux 1650 Awning Specification Guide

1650 Specification Guide

CAD Files

1600 CAD Files

CAD Files

1600 Stretch CAD Files

CAD Files

1650 CAD Files

Installation Instructions

1600 Installation Instructions

Installation Instructions

1600 Stretch Installation Instructions

M Awnings Brochure

Awnings Brochure


Fabrics Brochure