Markilux MX-1

Markilux MX-1 Awning Installation

The MX-1 offers a new dimension in design and technology—winner of multiple international design awards. The MX-1 incorporates our latest innovations and offers an amazing range of customizable lighting options.

The Markilux MX-1 Cassette Awning

  • Custom made to the precise dimensions of your project
  • Fully retracts into sleek cassette for protection, superior aesthetics
  • The closed cassette extends 2′ from wall for added shade protection, architectural interest
  • Available with smaller, more delicate cassette as MX-1 Compact (extends 14.5″ from wall)
  • Available in 6 standard cassette colors and 162 custom colors
  • Premium High-Tech Fabrics in hundreds of color selections

MX-1 Overview L2

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  • Maximum width of a single unit is 23′
  • Minimum width is 8.2′
  • Maximum extension is 14.2′ (13.6′ for Compact)
  • Minimum extension is 6.1′ (5.4′ for Compact)

Markilux MX-1 Cassette Awning

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 MX-1 incorporates the latest engineering innovations and technology while offering an array of customization options to personalize each shade solution.

Product Features

  • Bionic Tendon, our exclusive technology that provides friction-free and noiseless operation of the folding arms
  • Integrated gutter and hidden water drainage spouts in front profile
  • Flush mounted to wall with hidden brackets for refined appearance
  • Customize the color of the front panel
  • Pitch adjustment from 5° to 25°
  • Optional drop down ShadePlus Valance for customized shading
  • Cassette and frame are powder coated for long lasting beauty

Markilux Exclusive Bionic Tendon

Our Exclusive Bionic Tendon
Options and Operation

MX-1 SP Option

ShadePlus Valance

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

MX-1 LED Spots Front Profile

Front Spotlights

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

Markilux MX-1 Awning with Integrated LED lighting

Front Spotline

An LED line installed in the front panel provides gentle, constant lighting under the awning.

Markilux MX-1 Awning with Illuminated front panel

Illuminated Front

LED lighting in front panel illuminates the front panel and provides a gentle ambient lighting.

Markilux MX-1 with integrated spotlights in cassette

Cassette Spotlights

Up to 7 LED spotlights, directed up and/or down, can be integrated into the cassette attached to the wall.

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.

Markilux Vibrabox Wind Sensor

Vibrabox Wind Sensor

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

Markilux Remote Control Operation

Operating Options

Remote control via radio RTS with 4-channel handset is standard, io radio controlled motor is optional.
The MX-1 is offered in the following standard colors. In addition, the cassette may be custom colored in 162 Dupont RAL colors (delivery times extended). The MX-1 cassette and front profile is also offered in multi-colored options and the front panel can be colored to provide unique ambient lighting (please download the specification guide for details).
M6000 Traffic White Cassette
  • 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 MX-1 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.

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.
Detailed information about the MX-1 and MX-1 Compact is available below, along with brochures for our full awnings collection and fabrics.

Markilux MX-1 Specification Guide

MX-1/Compact Specification Guide

CAD Files

MX-1 CAD Files

CAD Files

MX-1 Compact CAD Files

Installation Instructions

Installation Instructions

M Awnings Brochure

Awnings Brochure


Fabrics Brochure