Inline Gear Drive

Machine Room-Less Elevator

Think you don’t have space to install a home elevator?

The Symmetry Inline Gear Drive system does not require a machine room — saving you space and money without sacrificing your safety.

This machine room-less elevator system runs at a speed of 40 feet per minute, has a rated capacity of 1,000 pounds and features our standard ‘exclusive’ additions, including emergency battery-operated lowering, COP and hall stations digital position indicators, custom wood sills and energy-efficient LED lighting.

An optionally equipped battery backup system allows the elevator to travel up to next level of egress in the case of a power failure (up to 40’0″ at 20 feet per minute).

  • Travel: Maximum of 50’0″ (minimum 12 inches between stops)
  • Speed: 40 feet per minute
  • Rated Capacity: 1,000 pounds
  • Pit depth: 6” minimum (8 inches preferred)
  • Overhead minimum of 8’0″ (96 inches) with remote controller; minimum of 9’0″ with controller in hoistway with a 7’0″ interior car height
  • Two stops
  • Single opening
  • Three-year limited parts warranty
  • 208/230 volts alternating current, 60 hertz, 20 amp, single-phase power supply for motor controller
  • Two #60 roller chains
  • Inverter-controlled variable speed Inline Gear Drive unit with counterweight and 2 horsepower motor
  • Manual lowering device
  • Modular 6 pound T-rail structure
  • Car frame assembly
  • Power supply for motor controller
  • 120 volts alternating current, 60 hertz, 15 amp, single-phase power supply
  • Code-compliant electrical disconnects included*
  • Slack chain safety device
  • Two upper and one lower final limit
  • Machine stop switch
  • Motor controller supply disconnects (located in controller)
  • Car light supply disconnects (located in controller)
  • Pit stop switch
  • Car-top stop switch
  • In-car emergency stop switch and alarm
  • Safety switch for car gate(s)
  • Battery backup emergency car lights and alarm
  • Electromechanical hoistway door interlocks (doors by others)
  • Light curtain monitoring the car entrance†
  • Programmable Logic Controller (PLC)
  • Non-selective collective automatic operation
  • S.M.A.R.T. system (Self-Monitoring Alert Response Technology)*
  • Car Operating Panel (COP) with LED floor position indicator §
  • Recessed phone box (phone jack included) §
  • Hall stations with call button and LED floor position indicator §
  • Automatic car lighting
  • Single floor designated car homing
  • Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) for car lowering and automatic gate/door operation (if provided) in the event of a power failure*
  • Car size up to 15 square feet
  • 7’0” interior car height
  • Birch, Oak or Maple flat veneer interior walls with flat ceiling*
  • Matching wood handrail
  • Matching wood car sill
  • Unfinished plywood floor with sill set for 34” (flooring by others)
  • Two energy-saving recessed LED lights with black trim rings
  • 7’0” vinyl laminate accordion gate (Light Oak, Dark Oak, Birch, White, Chalk or Antique White)
  • Up to six stops
  • Single automatic push-button operation
  • Custom car size up to 18 square feet**
  • Custom car heights
  • Shaker or Recessed panel car with flat ceiling
  • Shaker, Recessed or Raised panel car with matching ceiling
  • Four recessed LED lights with Black, Polished Brass, Brushed Nickel or Bronze trim rings
  • Factory-finished car
  • Polished Stainless Steel, Polished or Brushed Brass, Black, Vintage Bronze and Oil-Rubbed Brass fixtures (including COPs, phone boxes, hall calls and handrails)
  • COP with integrated keypad phone
  • Custom wood interiors
  • Custom factory finishes (Antiqued, Distressed and Crackle)*
  • “Green” material alternatives and finishes for car interiors*
  • 34” finished or unfinished installed hardwood car flooring
  • Factory flooring insert for 14” flooring by others
  • Buffer springs (requires minimum of 10 inch pit depth)
  • Key switch for COP and/or hall stations
  • 750-pound car capacity
  • Symmetry Safety 3-Panel car door
  • Two and three speed car door or car and landing doors
  • Wrap around car door ‡
  • Enterprise collapsible gate
  • Hardwood veneer accordion gate
  • Clear acrylic panel accordion gate
  • Automatic car gate/door operator (not available on the Enterprise collapsible gate)

NOTE: Accordion gates will have Bronze hardware except on White, Chalk or Antique White gates. Acrylic gates with have Clear hardware when Stainless Steel or Black fixtures are provided.

* Denotes exclusive features
** May require approval from the local authority having jurisdiction
†  Depends upon the package ordered
‡  Availability depends on the code year
§ Standard finish is brushed stainless steel, but multiple finishes available.

Any information contained on this site is intended for informational purposes only and should NOT be used for construction.
Please contact your Local Symmetry dealer for project specific information and drawings.