SunSetter® Retractable Awning - 8FT Wide x 7FT Projection

Our most popular model is the SunSetter® motorized awning. A beautiful electric powered awning that opens and closes with a one touch remote control which is included with your purchase. It plugs into a standard electrical outlet and the whisper quiet Somfy motor is hidden inside the roller bar. It comes with an override crank that lets you close your awning in case of a power outage. Other awning companies often charge extra for this important safety feature but SunSetter®, includes the override at no extra cost. The motorized awning features lateral arm supports tucked away under the awning fabric to give you an unobstructed panoramic view and it offers the classic awning silhouette that many people prefer. The motorized awning is so versatile you can open it a little, a lot or all the way depending on whether you want partial shade or full shade. Show More

You're protected from the hot sun and light rain but there's plenty of pleasantly bright and soft light for doing all kinds of outdoor activities that will light up your day. The motorized model is easy to install because it comes fully assembled and requires a minimum mounting height of only 7'6". It mounts onto any kind of siding: bricks, stucco, masonry, aluminum, vinyl and wood siding. The motorized is available in widths from 8 to 20 feet and when opened it can project out from your home up to 11'8" depending on the size you choose. The SunSetter® motorized awning is the ultimate in elegant patio awnings that lets you to control the weather on your deck or patio all with push button convenience. See Less

Production Time: Approximately 10-12 Business Days
Delivery: 3-5 Business Days After Shipment

Available Colors

Product Features

Block 99% of Damaging UV Rays

  • Allow comfortability of the outdoors while being protected from the sun.
  • The Skin Cancer Foundation recommends this product as an effective UV protectant, as part of a complete sun protection regimen.
  • Protect furniture, carpets, artwork, etc. from fading due to harmful UV rays.


  • 10-year limited warranty against any defects in materials or workmanship.
  • Sunbrella fabric is fade resistant and offered in an array of stylish fabrics.
  • High quality aluminum components with a baked-on cream color enamel finish that never needs painting.
  • Wind resistant awnings withstood winds of 50 mph-75 mph in tests by an independent laboratory.
  • American quality awnings are assembled in Malden, Massachusetts factory, under the strictest quality control.
  • Dual stainless steel cable system.

Easy Operation

  • One-touch remote control on motorized awnings and simple hand crank operation on manual models.

Temperature Control

  • Awnings keep solar heat gain from entering the house, reducing air conditioning costs.
  • Awnings reduce heat transmittance, keeping rooms cooler and increasing the comfort level in your home.

Low Maintenance

  • Awning is designed to be almost maintenance-free, providing years of trouble-free service.
  • Optional cleaning kit for keeping awning fabric looking its best.

Important: Awnings must be fully retracted during inclement weather and windy conditions.

Fabric Disclaimers: Due to the nature of the weaving process, some imperfection in the weave is normal. Fabric appearance can vary based on changing lighting conditions.

Product Options

Product Specifications

Our website was designed to calculate the prices based on inches but Awnings are sold based on feet and so here is a quick conversion chart.

Inches 96" 120" 132" 144" 156" 168" 180" 192" 204" 216" 228" 240"
Feet 8' 10' 11' 12' 13' 14' 15' 16' 17' 18' 19' 20'

Size Specifications

Awning Width Fabric Width Awning Width - Side to Side
8' 7'6-1/2" 8'
10' 9'9-1/2" 10' 3"
11' 10'6-1/2" 11'
12' 11'6-1/2" 12'
13' 12'6-1/2" 13'
14' 13'6-1/2" 14'
15' 14'6-1/2" 15'
16' 15'6-1/2" 16'
17' 16'6-1/2" 17'
18' 17'6-1/2" 18'
19' 18'6-1/2" 19'
20' 19'6-1/2" 20'

Preset Pitch

Height Installed At: Extended Height at Full Projection
7'6" (2.286 m) (minimum) 5' (1.524 m)
8' (2.438 m) 5'6" (1.676 m)
9' (2.743 m) 6'6" (1.981 m)
10' (3.048 m) 7'6" (2.286 m)


Awning Size Projection
8' 7'
10' - 11' 9'
12' - 20' 10'2"
11'8" Project-on Awning 11'8"

The 11'8" projection awning is available in widths of 14' - 20'.

  • Can be installed on wood, brick, stucco, aluminum, and vinyl siding.
  • Can install directly to wall or soffit.
  • Awning must be installed on something structural.
  • 18' (5.486 m) power cord (comes standard) plugs into any grounded outlet.

Surcharge Options

  • 11'8" (3.556 m) projection awning allows larger projection for additional coverage.
  • 24' (7.315 m) power cord plugs into any grounded outlet (not an extension cord).

Mounting Height

  • Minimum mounting height is 7'6" (2.286 m).
  • Recommended mounting height is 9' (2.743 m).
  • No maximum—NOTE: power cord must reach receptacle.
  • Mounting too high—over 10' (3.048 m)—will make installation and troubleshooting difficult and will provide less protection from the sun.
  • Preset pitch = 29" (73.7 cm), approximately 2'6" (76.2 cm), from top of brackets to lowest part of awning front bar when awning is fully extended.
  • The factory preset pitch is adjustable to allow additional clearance if desired.


  • Space required above doors and windows to install wall brackets:
  • 8" (20.3 cm) of space for the brackets and cover.
  • 9" (22.9 cm) of space for the brackets and hood on a standard projection awning.

NOTE: 11" (28 cm) of space is needed to mount the hood on an 11'8" (3.556 m) projected awning.

Awning Size # of Brackets
8' (2.438 m) 2
10' (3.048 m)–13' (3.962 m) 3
14' (4.267 m)–16' (4.877 m) 4
17' (5.182 m)–20' (6.096 m) 6
Bracket Measurement (Top to Bottom)
Wall 6-3/4" (17.2 cm)
Soffit 8-1/4" (21 cm)

Self Help

Please remember that this is a do-it-yourself site and that the products on it are custom-built to your specifications and cannot be returned for any reason other than warranty repair/service. If you have any questions or concerns please email us before you order and we'll help you in any way we can.