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This is a guide to some notable Fujitec elevator fixtures.

1960s

Black buttons

These fixtures consists of simple black buttons and analog floor counter positioned on the car station. Most of the elevators installed in the 1960s to early 1970s were branded as FUJI.

1970s to 1980s

1970s batch of Fujitec fixtures

Round buttons

These buttons were used from the early 1970s until around mid 1980s. Buttons are small round plastic with black letterings, with the door open button (DO) painted in black. But some of buttons which using black round

button with white letterings

Touch sensitive buttons

Touch sensitive buttons in Fujitec first appeared in the late 1970s, and were used throughout the 1990s. They are round metallic buttons enclosed on a square illiminating glass halo. There are also round ones in the 1980s.

Vandal-resistant fixtures

Fujitec also make the vandal-resistant version of the round buttons both with small light-bulb but not as common as their original 1990s ones.

Floor indicators

1980s batch of Fujitec fixtures

GAL-like buttons

These buttons were introduced in the mid-1980s. They are round white buttons enclosed on a black square halo which resembes both Epco (WR) and GAL Jet Plus buttons in the United States. It is unknown what is the series name of these buttons.

Octagonal buttons

In the mid 1980s, some Fujitec elevators began using octagonal buttons. They can be push or touch sensitive. The push buttons are made of plastic and lights up entirely in amber. The touch sensitive buttons are square stainless steel plate with illuminating halo.

Floor indicators and hall lanterns

Fujitec used analog floor counters with illuminating circles from the early 1970s until around mid-1980s, when they began using digital segmented indicators especially in high-rise elevators. [2]

1990s

1990s batch of Fujitec fixtures

Round buttons

These are round buttons with black halo that resembles Westinghouse AE and Montgomery A-Series buttons.

Square stainless steel buttons

These are square buttons with either red or amber illuminating halo and black frame.

Computer Control

These fixtures were used in Fujitec Computer Control elevators in the late 1980's. They have black square buttons with a small square orange lamp and LED indicators. Unusually, the door control and alarm buttons are larger than the rest of the buttons.

Black square buttons

These are black square buttons with amber illuminating lamp either on the center or on two sides of the buttons.

Round stainless steel buttons

These are round stainless steel buttons with red illuminating halo and engraved letterings. Floor indicators are LED dot-matrix display with scrolling arrows.

Touch sensitive

These are round touch buttons with illuminating halo.

Floor indicators and hall lanterns

From the early 1990s, most Fujitec elevators were using red LED dot-matrix display with scrolling arrows. Hall lanterns were triangular acryilic blocks and would lights up in green/red. Some earlier models had digital segments display as floor indicators.

2000s to present

2000s batch of Fujitec fixtures

These are the fixtures used in Fujitec elevators mainly in Southeast Asia, East Asia and Europe in the 2000s.

Black square buttons

These buttons are black square plastic with orange illuminating lamp on the center.

Touch sensitive buttons

LED floor indicators

To be added.

Current batch of Fujitec fixtures (2010s)

These are the fixtures used in Fujitec GLVF-II, GLVF-H and MLGS-II elevators in Asia in the 2010s.

Buttons

CP-A1

These are white round resin buttons with orange illuminating halo. On some elevators, the button for main floor (if present) is marked green. These buttons are used in Fujitec GLVF-II, GLVF-H, MLGS-II as well as some early ZEXIA elevators.

CP-A2/C2

These are black round resin buttons with orange illuminating halo. Like CP-A1, a button for main floor (if present) is marked green. These buttons are currently used in Fujitec ZEXIA, GLVF-II, GLVF-H and MLGS-II elevators.

CP-B2

This is a round stainless steel buttons with tactile and white illumination. These buttons are only used in Fujitec MLGS-II MRL and GLVF-II elevators.

CP-C1

This is a round button made of resin with orange illuminating halo. The door open button is green and enlarged to avoid confusion with the door close button. CP-C1 buttons are currently used for the Fujitec ZEXIA mini machine room traction elevators[3].

CP-D1

This is a round button made of stainless steel with orange illuminating halo. The door open button is enlarged to avoid confusion with the door close button. Like CP-C1 (see above), CP-D1 buttons are currently used for Fujitec ZEXIA elevators[3]

RP-A1

RP-A1 is a rounded rectangular button made of resin. It has an orange illuminating halo and a black square on the center with orange illuminating number. This button is only used for Fujitec GLVF-H and MLGS-II elevators.

BR38-A/BR38-B

This is a round silver button with a silver rim/frame and both illuminating halo and number. BR38-A lights up blue while BR38-B lights up orange. It is only used for the Fujitec ML-GS MRL elevators.

BR38-D

Similar to both BR38-A and BR38-B mentioned above, but the base of the button is black and has blue illuminating halo and number. It is only used for Fujitec ML-GS MRL elevators.

Floor indicators

Like any other Fujitec elevators, a square orange dot-matrix LED display is used as the indicators for Fujitec ZEXIA, GLVF-II, GLVF-H and MLGS-II elevators. An LCD display is also used for these models as well.

Fujitec ML-GS MRL elevators use a slightly different LED dot matrix LED displays as well as slightly different LCD displays; one which is a simple white digital segments with light blue background and another one which resembles one of Xizi Otis's TFT-LCD UI displays.

Current batch of Fujitec fixtures (Japan)

These are only found in the XIOR and RAKUL (elevator designed for railway stations) elevators in Japan.

Standard buttons

These buttons are round white with amber illuminating tactile. The main floor and door open button are marked in green.

Large buttons

These are large flat square glass buttons which illuminates in amber when pressed.

Square buttons

These are square stainless steel buttons with illuminating halo.

Floor indicators

Fujitec XIOR elevators uses blue or black LCD floor indicator inside and orange LED dot-matrix displays for the hall stations and wheelchair control panels.

Avian

These fixtures have round stainless steel buttons with an illuminating tactile. In Japan, these fixtures are used for the RAKUL elevators. Avian fixtures were also marketed in the United States but they have been discontinued[4].

Fixtures used in American Fujitec elevators

Most Fujitec elevators in the United States have round white buttons that protrudes from the panel and lights up in yellow, similar to Otis's Vanity fixtures.

Fujitec also had two official names for their American elevator fixtures; Millenium and Avian. These fixtures might have been discontinued. Besides these fixtures, Fujitec elevators in the U.S. often uses third-party fixtures from Epco, C.J. Anderson and few others.

Generic fixtures

Nowadays in Hong Kong, Singapore and sometimes United Kingdom, Fujitec elevators are mostly using Dewhurst fixtures, normally the square US90-15 and round US91-15 buttons. Other fixture components such as Everbright are also used, but rarely compared to Dewhurst. In Canada, Epco WN Signature Series and Epco Flushline are commonly used.

Notes and references

External links

List of elevator fixtures guide

Main topic: Elevator fixtures


Official fixtures by elevator companies: ArmorBennie LiftsBoralDeveDong YangDoverElevators Pty. Ltd.Evans LiftsExpress EvansExpress LiftFiamFujitecGoldStarHammond & ChampnessHaughtonHaushahnHitachiHyundaiIFEIndoliftJohns & WaygoodKleemannKone (American)Kone (worldwide)LGLinesLouser LiftMarryat & ScottMashibaMitsubishi (worldwide)Mitsubishi (American)MontgomeryMPOronaOtis (American)Otis (South Korea)Otis (worldwide)PaynePickerings LiftsSabiemSchindler (worldwide)Schindler (American)SchlierenSeabergShanghai MitsubishiSigmaStaleyStannahThymanThyssenthyssenkrupp (worldwide)thyssenkrupp (South Korea)thyssenkrupp (American)ToshibaU.S. ElevatorWestinghouseXizi Otis


Generic elevator component companies fixtures: AdamsC.J. AndersonDMGDewhurst (ERM) • EpcoEverbrightGALInnovationJinlixLester ControlsLiSAMonitorPTLSalientSchaeferSTEPVega

For the other unknown fixtures, please refer to unknown elevator fixtures‎‎ page.

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