Markilux 740/840/745/845 Marquisolette

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The innovative Marquisolette is part vertical shade and part window awning. Practical for large windows it is an aesthetically pleasing way to manage light and heat. When extended, the shade prevents sunlight from damaging furnishings and heating interiors, while maintaining views with sufficient light and air flow. When not needed, the shade fully retracts into the protection of a small, sleek cassette.

The Markilux Marquisolette

  • Custom made to the precise dimensions of your project
  • Offered in both square (740/745) and round cassettes (840/845)
  • Offered in both flush mount (740/840) installation or stand-off fixture (745/845)
  • Available in 3 standard cassette colors and 162 custom colors
  • Premium High-Tech Fabrics in hundreds of color selections

Markilux Marquisolette from Inside View


  • Maximum width is 9.8′, minimum 2.5′
  • Maximum extension is 9.8′, minimum 3.9′
  • Two units may be coupled, each with a maximum width of 8.2′

Markilux Marquisolette CassettesSquare and Round Cassettes in Flush and Stand-Off Fixtures

The Marquisolette window shade has a sturdy, functional, elegant design that offers generous shade and flexible sun control with stability, even in windy conditions.

Product Features

  • Sturdy extruded aluminum cassette is only 4″ in height
  • Gas piston arms provide high cover tension and wind resistance
  • Automatic locking device in guide tracks prevent lifting in high winds
  • All components protected against corrosion
  • Stainless steel side cheek coated in protective plastic and powder coated
  • Broad selection of brackets for flexibility in installation
Markilux Marquisolette Installation
Options and Operation

Vibrabox Wind Sensor

Wind Sensor

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

Markilux Remote Control Operation

Operating Options

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

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 Marquisolette is offered in the following standard colors. In addition, the cassette may be custom colored in 162 Dupont RAL colors (delivery times extended).
M6000 Traffic White Cassette
  • Traffic White
  • Metallic Aluminum
  • Grey Brown
Markilux offers a complete range of premium, high-tech awning fabrics for the M740/840/745/845 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.

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Perfotex, in 9 colors, is spun-dyed acrylic with a special aluminum pigmentation to resist light, heat and weather. This permeable fabric is woven to leave it pleasantly transparent and reduce the possibility of damaging water troughs. Perfotex is coated with Teflon to resist dirt, grease, water and oil.

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.

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Sunvas Transolair, in 15 colors, results from a special perforating technique that ensures transparency as well as light, air and wind permeability. Transolair has all the benefits of Sunvas fabric while maintaining desired views.

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Vuscreen ALU, in 16 colors, uses a special weaving technique that allows transparency to maintain views and light, as well as air permeability. It maintains all of the performance characteristics, including UV protection, colorfastness and weatherproofing. It is Teflon coated for easy cleaning and has an aluminum pigmented finish for superior heat reduction.

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 Marquisolette is available below, along with brochures for our full Shades & Canopies collection and fabrics.

Markilux Marquisolette Specification Guide

M740/840 Specification Guide

Markilux Marquisolette Specification Guide

M745/845 Specification Guide

Markliux CAD Files

M740 CAD Files

Markliux CAD Files

M745 CAD Files

Markliux CAD Files

M840 CAD Files

Markliux CAD Files

M845 CAD Files

Installation Instructions

M740 Installation Instructions

Installation Instructions

M745 Installation Instructions

Installation Instructions

M840 Installation Instructions

Installation Instructions

M845 Installation Instructions

Markilux Vertical Shades, Window Awnings and Canopies Brochure

Shades & Canopies Brochure


Fabrics Brochure