Markilux Planet Shading System

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The Markilux Planet free standing awning shade system is an incredibly stylish and personalized way to provide shade where you want it, when you want it. The single slender support post harmonizes beautifully with the full range of Markilux awnings which can be mounted on the Planet.

The Planet Free Standing Shade System

  • Supports all Markilux awnings except the MX-1
  • Planet Flex model rotates up to 335° with easy turn lever to adjust to the rotating sun
  • Awarded Plus X Award as “Best Product of Year”
  • When shade is not needed, awning and fabric retract into protection of cassette


  • Planet can be utilized with the full range of Markilux awnings. The dimensions available for each awning determine the dimensions of the free-standing shade system.
  • Widths up to 20’, Extensions up to 11.5’
  • Awning cassette mounted at 9.1’ high

Markilux Planet FlexMarkilux Planet Flex rotates up to 335 degrees to follow the sun

With a single slender support post, Planet is impressively stylish, yet completely functional. It is the perfect way to deliver shade to your favorite location away from structures. Please consult the individual awning pages for features and options of each model.
The Planet support pole is offered in 7 standard colors to match the standard awning cassette colors, please see the individual awning product pages for details. There is also an option for custom coloring in 162 Dupont RAL colors (delivery times extended).
Markilux offers a complete range of premium, high-tech awning fabrics for our awnings 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. Please see the detailed information about fabrics available on each awning’s product page.
Detailed information about the Planet free-standing awning is available below, along with brochures for our Free Standing, Pergola and Side Shade as well as our complete collection of fabrics.

Markilux MX-1 Specification Guide

Planet Specification Guide

Markliux CAD Files

Planet CAD Files

Installation Instructions

Planet Installation

Markilux Free Standing Systems Brochure

Free Standing, Pergola & Side Shade Brochure


Fabrics Brochure