Savaria Telecab 17   home lift

  • Innovative "vanishing" through-the-floor accessibility lift   
  • Capacity of 384 kg to accommodate heavier mobility equipment
  • Stylish modern cab available in two standard sizes with one door access; services two stops and up to 7 m of travel  
  • Operates by continuous pressure buttons; sensors to stop the unit if it detects an obstruction in either direction
  • Installation does not require hoistway construction
  • Saves space: no machine room required, and enclosed drive tower keeps mechanical components safe and out of sight

The nuts and bolts


Innovative and space-saving design: “Vanishing” elevator, sleek modern styling with clear acrylic 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 cut-out are required.
Standard finish options: Powder-coated aluminium 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 and bottom 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, non-skid platform, sensors on the top and underpan 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-month manufacturer’s parts warranty. Ask your Savaria representative for details.


Cab sizes:
W762 mm x L1168 mm x H2032 mm, Type 5
W914 mm x L1372 mm x H2032 mm, Type 5
Other options: Optional battery backup power for up to 5 trips up and down in case of power failure


Applications: Residential, indoor
Capacity: 384 kg
Maximum travel distance: 7 m with 2 stops
Nominal Speed: 0.1 m/s
Floor cutout: 1537 mm x 895 mm for 762 mm x 1168 mm cab; 1740 mm x 1048 mm for 914 mm x 1372 mm cab
Minimum overhead required: 2438 mm to have 152 mm minimum clearance by code, 2337 mm requires variance
Drive: 2:1 roller chain hydraulic
Motor/pump: 240 volt, 20 Amp, single phase, 50 Hz, gear type hydraulic pump
Code compliance: ASME A17.1


    Please note, planning guides contain some information and measurements that may not apply to products sold in Australia. Please consult our sales offices for complete specifications. 

    Gallery of installations

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    Telecab 17 residential lift

    The Savaria Telecab 17 through-floor lift offers flexible placement in the home's floorplan

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    Telecab 17 residential lift

    The Telecab 17 is an ideal entry-level residential lift for better mobility at home