Ikea’s new Fyrtur smart blinds are lastly making their manner to the US after a delay earlier this 12 months, but they only appear to be obtainable in retail areas for now, with on-line purchases nonetheless listed as “not available.”
As Ikea had introduced earlier in the 12 months, the US is only getting the Fyrtur blackout blinds, not the lighter Kadrilj mannequin. Ikea is promoting eight sizes of the blinds, starting from 23 inches extensive (for $129) to 48 inches (for $179). As my colleague Thomas Ricker notes in his evaluation, the shades can’t be reduce: they’re all 76 3⁄Four inches lengthy, with the most size that they unroll to restricted by the consumer as a part of the setup course of.
While Ikea’s web site doesn’t record all the fashions simply but, Reddit consumer HomeKit_Hero has helpfully compiled a full record of the totally different sizes, mannequin numbers, and costs for the US variations, listed under:
- 23×76 3⁄4″ 304.174.60 $129
- 27×76 3⁄4″ 104.174.61 $139
- 30×76 3⁄4″ 904.174.62 $149
- 32×76 3⁄4″ 704.174.63 $154
- 34×76 3⁄4″ 504.174.64 $159
- 36×76 3⁄4″ 204.174.65 $164
- 38×76 3⁄4″ 004.174.66 $169
- 48×76 3⁄4″ 504.174.59 $179
If you’re in choosing up a set for your self, you possibly can examine Ikea’s web site to see in case your native retailer has any in inventory, though some Reddit customers have advisable calling the retailer to ask about the mannequin quantity straight, as the web site doesn’t record all the sizes but.
According to Thomas, Ikea’s smart blinds are one in all the finest choices round for including motorized shades to your own home, given the comparatively low price in contrast to different choices and easy setup course of. That stated, there are nonetheless some irritating software program quirks, together with the lack of promised Alexa and HomeKit help that Ikea nonetheless says is coming later this 12 months.