The Savaria Telecab 17 shaftless elevator serves two landings, has a high weight capacity of 845 lbs., and is available in two standard sizes. The elevator’s space-saving design passes through a rectangular-shaped opening made in the floor while leaving the front and sides open, a hoistway is not required.
The Telecab 17 can accommodate multiple riders (2-3) and is also made for wheelchairs. One of the nicer features is a fully enclosed tower that houses the drive system concealing all mechanical equipment. The lift tower requires a wall for attachment and support.
- The average price for the Telecab 17 is $30,000 – 35,000. The price does not include building or construction work.
- This elevator serves two floors with a rise of up to 23′.
- Two cab sizes to choose from at 30″ wide x 46″ long x 80″ high and 36″x 54″ x 80. Dimensions are a finished interior cab.
- Highest weight capacity of through-the-floor lifts.
- Chain hydraulic drive.
- Self-contained with internal drive and control.
- Battery backup and remote lowering.
- Built to requirements of ASME A17.1 Section 5 code for residential elevators.
- One of the longest parts warranties in the industry at 36 months.
The standard safety features include interior lighting, emergency stop, and alarm buttons, battery lowering in case of a power failure as well as manual emergency lowering, telephone, non-skid platform, underpan sensor to stop the unit if it meets an obstruction, pressure relief valve to prevent platform overload, door interlock, and slack chain safety device.
The hydraulic lift has a manual remote lowering device that is easily accessible on the lower tower panel. The design and manufacture of the Telecab 17 Residential Elevator meet the requirements of the following elevator codes and standards:
• ASME A17.1-1996 Section 5
• CAN/CSA B44-2010 Section 5.3
Telecab 17 manufacturers planning guide to assist architects, contractors, and lift professionals in incorporating the elevator into a residential building design.
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Telecab 17 Home LiftAverage Price 30-35k
Ease of Use10.0/10
- Sturdy Design
- Wheelchair Accessible
- Clear Sides and Front
- Chain Hydraulic Drive
- High weight capacity 845lbs.
- Remote Manual Lowering
- 3-Year Manufacturer's Warranty
- Built to ASME A17.1 Section 5 code
- Plugs into a standard 110VAC household outlet
- Requires wall for attachment may limit placement
|Load capacity||845 lbs. (384 kg) for 30” x 46” cab and 36” x 54” cab|
|Maximum travel||23 ft (7.0 m)|
|Travel speed||20 ft/min (0.1 m/s)|
|Noise level (for typical installation)||72.9 dBA (up direction); 50.0 dBA (down direction)
Measured at a height of 1m, distance of 1m, in front of the motor with all panels on
|Daily cycle|| Normal: 30
Maximum starts in 1 hour on standard installation: 12
NOTE: Please consult your Sales Representative if there a chance you may exceed these amounts.
|Tower|| Modular 8 ft (2.4 m) guide rail assembly
with roller guide shoes
|Control system|| 115 VAC relay logic operation
115 VAC up direction and 24 VDC down direction
|Levels serviced||2 levels|
(circuit supplied by others)
|110 VAC, 30A, 60 Hz, single phase
NOTE: 20A available if optional battery backup is ordered.
(circuit supplied by others)
|120 volt, 15A, 60 Hz, single phase|
|Motor/pump|| 24 VDC, 3 Hp (2.1 kW)
Gear type hydraulic pump
|Electrical||Automatic battery recharging system (115 VAC)
Low voltage controls
|Drive system||2:1 roller chain hydraulic|
|Temperature operating range||–10 °C to +40 °C (14 °F to 104 °F)|
|Cab access||Front access only (standard)|
|Cab dimensions|| 30” x 46” x 80” (762 mm x 1168 mm x 2032 mm)
36” x 54” x 80” (914 mm x 1372 mm x 2032 mm)
|Door size|| 84” x 33.3” (2134 mm x 846 mm) - for 30” x 46” cab
84” x 39.3” (2134 mm x 998 mm) - for 36” x 54” cab
|Minimum overhead clearance||96” (2438 mm) to have 6” minimum clearance by code
92” (2337 mm) where code permits
|Hall calls||Continuous pressure directional push buttons
|Color and finish||White electrostatic powder coat
Clear acrylic windows
|Safety features||Adjustable top floor presence detector built into the cab
Hydraulic door closer
Underpan safety sensor
Emergency stop and alarm
Emergency battery lowering
Manual emergency lowering
Fully-enclosed drive tower
Pressure relief valve to prevent platform overload
Slack chain safety device
Two halogen lights in cab
Telephone in cab
|Optional equipment||Battery operation in up and down directions|