The Screen Innovations® SIFI is an expandable IP based PoE powered automation and control gateway that enables control of our full indoor and outdoor shade line from all popular control systems such as Control4, Crestron, Savant, Alexa and many more. IEEE 802.3 Power over Ethernet options including the new BT standard for powering your bus devices. This is a full featured gateway with open and published API.


Where to Buy

SI.FI drawing


12-24V DC


Power Consumption



SDN Power Units

Consumes 6 Power Units





Operating Temperature Range

Ambient temperature



3.53” L x 2.375” W x 2.125” H


Max. Wiring Distance (Ethernet)

328’ from the router using standard Cat5e cable


Indoor use only
Max. Wiring Distance (SDN)

4,000’ total wire length


Shipping Weight

1 lb.


2 Expansion Slots

Available Expansion Modules:


  • PEC MK I enables SIFI device to be powered over a POE connection.
  • PEC MK II enables SIFI device to be powered over a POE connection, and pass power to devices over the bus line (15W)


  • ZEC MK I enables SIFI connection to Zigbee 3.0 networks.

  • Embedded commissioning software
  • Simplified SDN programming
  • Powered by the SDN bus line
  • Single integration point for third-party automation systems over IP or RS232
  • Compatible with SDN 2.0
  • Works with Somfy Synergy™ API
  • Controls up to 250 motors
  • Powered from the SDN bus line
  • SDDP Integration
  • Lutron compatibility
Compliance Specifications
  • UL Listed
  • CE Approved


Supported Protocols
  • TCP, UDP, TELNET Client, WEB Server, HTTP, UPNP, SDDP, Somfy Digital Network™ (SDN) & The Somfy Synergy™ API


Cable Pinouts

Port 0 Not used

Port 1

RS232 input or RS485 input

SI.FI Cable pinout drawing Port 1


Port 2

SDN input

SI.FI Cable pinout drawing Port 2