The Markilux 8800 canopy offers a timeless yet modern design. The cassette, guide tracks, posts and front profile complement each other perfectly for maximum elegance in a large shading system. When shade is not needed, the fabric fully retracts into the protection of the cassette.


  • Custom made to the precise dimensions of your project
  • Large scale shading system installed over or under existing structure
  • When extended, the rounded front profile sits flush with the guide tracks for a completely homogeneous appearance
  • Can be used resting on the Pergola 110’s slender support posts
  • Available in 4 standard cassette colors and 162 custom colors
  • Premium High-Tech Fabrics in hundreds of color selections


  • Maximum width per unit is 23’
  • Minimum width is 4.9’
  • Maximum extension is 23’
  • Minimum extension is 4.9’
  • Three units may be coupled for a combined maximum width of 69’

The M8800 offers large extensions for generous shade with particular stability, even in windy conditions. Flexible bracket options allow installation over or under existing structures such as a sunroom, trellis, arbor or other structure.

Product Features

  • M8850 offers indented guide tracks for bevel-edged canopies
  • High cover tension via two independently operating gas-piston mechanisms
  • Blocks sun’s rays from entering interiors, reducing heat and protecting furnishings
  • Cassette, guide rails and front profile are powder coated for long lasting beauty
  • Brackets with patented clip-on mechanism for ease of installation

Options and Operation


Shade Plus Valance

Shade Plus Valance drops from front profile (manual operation) up to 8.25’ for completely customized shading, added privacy and protection from sun and wind.


Tracfix System

Tracfix is an enclosed fabric guide system that eliminates the gap between the guide track and fabric for added stability and enhanced appearance.


Wall Sealing Profile

A wall sealing profile with a rubber/aluminum strip eliminates the gap between awning and wall for a more finished look and added protection.


Wind Sensor

Vibrabox wind sensor retracts awning in high wind for maximum safety.


Operating Options

Hard wired to a switch is standard, operation with radio remote control optional.


Anti-Corrosion Treatment

Our special anti-corrosion treatment is applied before the powder coating to all components—brackets, arms, rails, cassettes. It is recommended for all installations in harsh environments and within a half-mile of the ocean.

The M8800/8850 is offered in the following standard colors. In addition, the cassette may be custom colored in 162 Dupont RAL colors (delivery times extended).

  • Traffic White
  • Metallic Aluminum
  • Anthracite Metallic
  • Grey Brown

Markilux offers a complete range of premium, high-tech awning fabrics for the M8800 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.

Sunsilk Nano-Clean, in 77 colors, is a silky, polyester fabric that is self-cleaning, has superior color brilliance and luminescence, and a low winding circumference for durable beauty. It is quick drying, resistant to dirt and grease, color fast, UV resistant and provides superior sun protection.


Sunvas Nano-Clean, in 134 colors, is a breakthrough technology from Markilux. It offers all of the performance benefits of Sunsilk SNC but with a soft, velvety feel and texture perfect for the North American lifestyle. Sunvas also provides a gentle and appealing luminosity.


Perfotex, in 9 colors, is spun-dyed acrylic with a special aluminum pigmentation to resist light, heat and weather. This permeable fabric is woven to leave it pleasantly transparent and reduce the possibility of damaging water troughs. Perfotex is coated with Teflon to resist dirt, grease, water and oil.

Sunsilk Perla FR, in 11 colors, is Sunsilk fabric with a special coating that renders it waterproof and fire retardant (meets European fire standard). Its matte white underside allows for a pleasant, light atmosphere in the evening. It is a desirable option for any waterproof awning, especially with pitched awnings, or horizontal awnings with guttering systems and gap cover profiles.

Sunvas Perla, in 14 colors, has all of the performance characteristics of Sunvas, but adds a transparent coating to make it waterproof and impervious to the effects of weather. Sunvas Perla offers exceptional UV protection, weather protection and beautiful look and feel.

Sunvas Transolair, in 15 colors, results from a special perforating technique that ensures transparency as well as light, air and wind permeability. Transolair has all the benefits of Sunvas fabric while maintaining desired views.

Soltis 92, in 74 colors, is a woven polyester cloth with a PVC coating. It is micro-aerated to block heat and glare while maintaining exterior views and some natural light. It is ideal for use on canopies and window shade solutions.