Telecab17   Home Elevator

  • Innovative "vanishing" through-the-floor accessibility elevator with high capacity of 845 lb
  • Stylish modern cab with one-door access; for two-door (straight through) access, see the Telecab elevator
  • 2 standard sizes available; serves 2 stops and up to 23' travel
  • Operates by continuous pressure buttons; sensor to stop the unit if it detects an obstruction in either direction
  • Quick and easy installation requires minimal construction; no hoistway required
  • Enclosed drive tower keeps mechanical components safe and out of sight

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Innovative and space-saving design: “Vanishing” elevator, sleek modern styling with transparent panels to blend with your home décor.
No hoistway or pit required: Fully enclosed drive tower designed for safety and aesthetics. Only a support wall and floor cutout are required.
Ultra-high capacity: 845 lb.
Standard finish options: Powder-coated aluminum frame (white) with clear acrylic window panels.
Other standard features: Constant pressure controls for operation with keyless or keyed access on car and call stations, cab top sensor stops the unit from moving when pressure is detected, left or right hand opening door; hydraulic door closer.
Safety features: Interior lighting, emergency stop and alarm buttons, battery lowering in case of power failure as well as manual emergency lowering, telephone, nonskid platform, sensors on the top and under-panel to stop the unit if it detects an obstruction, pressure relief valve to prevent platform overload, door interlock, and slack chain safety device.
Warranty: 36 months parts. Please see complete details here.


Cab sizes:
W30" x L46" x H80" (762 mm x 1168 mm x 2032 mm)
W36" x L54" x H80" (914 mm x 1372 mm x 2032 mm)
Other options: Optional battery backup power for up to 5 trips up and down, in case of power failure



Applications: Residential, indoor
Capacity: 845 lb (384 kg)
Maximum travel distance: 23' (7 m) with 2 stops
Speed: 20 ft/min (0.1 m/s)
Floor cutout: 60.5" x 35.25" (1537 mm x 895 mm) for 30" x 46" cab, 68.5" x 41.25" (1740 mm x 1048 mm) for 36" x 54" cab
Minimum overhead required: 96" (2438 mm) to have 6" minimum clearance by code,
92" (2337 mm) requires variance
Drive: 2:1 roller chain hydraulic
Motor/pump: 24 VDC, 3 hp (2.2 kW), gear type hydraulic pump


    Gallery of installations

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    Top view of a Telecab17 travelling through the floor, shown from upper level of a home

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    Underside of a Telecab17 travelling through the floor, shown from lower level of a home

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    Front view of a Telecab17 through-the-floor home elevator

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    Telecab17 installed in the corner of the dining room of a home

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    Telecab17 descending through the floor, from the upper level of a home