I have had a Carefree automatic (sensor in the roller) and now a A & E (new coach) has trouble retracting, STAY away from the A & E it is junk.
The Carefree worked like a charm. I could just shake the awning fabric and it would go up. I still never depended on the automatic function and simply retracted the awning if we left for a while.
2020 Triple E Wonder RTB