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).

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  • Travel: Maximum of 50’0″ (minimum 12 inches between stops)
  • Speed: 40 feet per minute
  • Rated Capacity: 1,000 pounds
  • Overhead minimum of 8’0″ (96 inches) with remote controller
  • Overhead minimum of 9’0″ with controller in hoistway with a 7’0″ interior car height**
  • Pit depth: 6” minimum (8 inches preferred)
  • Two stops
  • Single opening
  • Three-year limited parts warranty
  • 208/230 VAC, 60 Hz, 20 amp, single-phase power supply for motor controller
  • 120 VAC, 60 Hz, 15 amp, single-phase power supply
  • Code-compliant electrical disconnects included*
  • Inverter-controlled variable speed Inline Gear Drive unit with counterweight and 2 HP motor
  • Two #60 roller chains (9,920 lbs. breaking strength)
  • Car frame assembly
  • Modular 6-1/4 pound T-rail structure
  • Manual lowering device
  • 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
  • Electro-mechanical hoistway door interlocks (doors by others)
  • Light curtain monitoring the car entrance†
  • Programmable Logic Controller (PLC)
    •  Located in shaft in machine room-less application
    • Located within 50 feet of motor in machine room
  • 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 buttons and LED floor position indicator §
  • Automatic car lighting
  • Single floor designated car homing
  • Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) for car lowering and automatic car 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
  • Light Oak, Birch or White 7’0” laminate accordion door
  • Up to six stops
  • Single automatic push-button operation
  • Custom car size up to 18 square feet**
  • Custom car height
  • 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 finish, Distressed*
  • “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 814 inch pit depth)
  • Key switch for COP and/or hall stations
  • Rated capacity: 750 lbs.
  • 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 door
  • Clear acrylic panel accordion door
  • Automatic car gate/door operator (not available on the Enterprise collapsible gate)

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

* Denotes exclusive features
** Not available in all jurisdictions, contact 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.