CDi2 EasyDrive SmartMotion Actuator

Concealed SmartMotion DC chain actuator.

  • Concealed automated operation of multiple awning windows, hopper windows, casement windows, curtain wall vents, and skylights
  • Ideal for smart buildings; integrates with building and home automation systems
  • CDi2 EasyDrive is certified for Smoke & Heat Extraction (SHE)
  • Low voltage DC motors are energy efficient
  • Multiple actuators may be linked for simultaneous operation of multiple windows
  • Push/Pull Force up to 300 N (68 lbf)
  • Pre-programmed opening from 21mm up to 800mm
  • UL Recognized
  • Applications

    • For concealed automation of awning windows, hopper windows, casement windows, curtain wall vents or skylights.
    • For commercial, institutional and residential projects, including schools, universities, municipal buildings, offices, gymnasiums, homes, condos, and more.
    • Natural Ventilation systems, such as operable windows and skylights, save energy and lower operating costs by reducing air conditioning and heating use.
    • LEED credits for green building projects can be earned under Indoor Environmental Quality for Natural Ventilation, Daylighting and Views.
    • Smoke Evacuation systems reduce smoke, heat and casualties during a fire; AFI actuators are SHE certified.
  • Actuator Features

    • CDi2 EasyDrive actuators are medium duty operators,
      with compact casing and low noise operation.
    • Push force: Up to 300N (67 lbf)
    • Pull force: 300N (67 lbf)
    • Actuator has stainless steel chain for rigidity and
      durability; Chain is off-center in casing.
    • Can be concealed in frame or curtain wall
    • Integrated cycle counter automatically keeps count of
      open-closed cycles during life of actuator
    • Actuators available in Black color
    • Prewired with 3.1 meter cable
    • Tested to 10,000 cycles
  • Pre-Programmed EasyDrive Features


    Chain Stroke: Pre-programmed opening from 21mm up to 810mm
    Speed Adjustment: Programmable from 10mm/sec down to 4mm/sec for quiet operation
    Speed Reduction: For the last seconds of closing, as a safety precaution.
    Seal Relief Adjustment: Between 0-20mm to protect sash at closed position.
    Feedback Signal: OPEN or CLOSE can be selected

    Tandem Capability
    Must be specified at order

  • Specifications


    Opening: Pre-programmed opening from 21mm up to 810mm
    Force: 67 lbf. (300 N) push/pull
    Speed: Programmable from 10mm/sec down to 4mm/sec for quiet operation.
    Safety Marks: UL Recognized
    Use with: AFI UL Actuator & Control System
    DC voltage: 24 Vdc (-20% / +25%) low voltage
    Amp rating: 0.9 amps approx. at 300N full load
    Power cable: UL cable 3.1 meter included, black color
    Dimensions: 25.4 x 35mm (1” H x 1-3/8” W ) x length varies with chain
    Signal feedback: Status signal open and closed available
  • Options

    AFI Field Power Switch: For use with AFI DC Actuators, for testing, installation and maintenance, such as to extend the chain to attach to a window at installation. For connecting one to 3 actuators (up to 1.0 amps total of actuators at startup).

  • Warranty

    • Tested to 10,000 cycles.
    • 2-year manufacturer’s warranty; requires use according to Installation Guide recommendations.