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For the fixtures used in Asia and Europe, please refer to Kone Elevator Fixtures Guide (worldwide)

This is a guide of fixtures used in the American Kone elevators.

2000s to present

Series 220

After changing their name from Montgomery Kone to Kone in 2000, the company continued to produce Series 220 fixtures until after 2004, when it was replaced by the current KSS series. Buttons are look like rectangular black M-Series buttons with red halo lamp and a thin white square on the center. During this time, many elevators with Series 220 fixtures have Kone's then-current style floor indicator. A lot of YouTube elevator enthusiasts mistakenly refer to these fixtures as KSS-220. Series 220 chimes and indicators are still made on custom order with Innovation fixtures.

Delta (Innovation)

These are square and round buttons with illumunation stripe on the top that were made for Kone by Innovation. They are the same type as the European Delta version. Delta fixtures are special order and rarely used.

KSS Series

KSS (Kone Signalization System) is the current fixtures line produced by Kone. The current KSS fixtures in production for their American elevators are KSS 140, 500, 600, 570, and possibly 970. KSS fixtures are manufactured by Innovation Industries

KSS 140

KSS 140 is a vandal resistant fixture. It has round grey hard plastic buttons with a tiny orange lamp on the center, and black braille and tactile plate next to the buttons. Floor indicators are the same type as the European KSS 570 fixtures, but the floor indicator displays are covered with stainless steel mesh. Also, the arrows on the hall lanterns are transparent.

KSS 300

The KSS 300 line adopts the European, Middle East and Asian KSS 470 fixtures,  with black vertical lozenge-shaped floor indicator displays and round silver-coated buttons with orange halo lamp. It also has the distinctive arrows which consists of a rhombus and two trapezoids.  The floor indicator is a segmented display.  KSS 300 was discontinued around 2007-2008.

KSS 370

KSS 370 features the same design as the KSS 300 fixture line, except the hall station is more square, and the floor indicator is the Kone dot-matrix display. KSS 370 might be discontinued.

KSS 500

As with KSS 370, KSS 500 fixtures mostly adopts the European and Asian KSS 520 fixtures with black vertical rectangular floor indicator displays and round silver-coated buttons with an orange or white halo lamp. It also has the distinctive arrows which consists of a rhombus and two trapezoids. Kone also makes ReVive KSS 500 fixtures[1], for modernizations.

KSS 570

This is similar to KSS 500 fixtures, but has a different indicator, which does not have black plastic around it. It is heavily based on the European version of KSS 570. It might be possible that the different indicator is an option, but it's unknown. These might be surface mount fixtures, but it is unknown if this is true. There is also a swing version of KSS 570 for high rise elevators to accommodate more buttons.

KSP 576

This is a destination dispatch hall station. It uses square buttons exclusive to this fixture line. This is used on Kone Polaris elevators and part of the KSS 570 series.

KSS 600

KSS 600 fixtures are based on European KSS 620 and are normally found in high-rise elevators. They have round silver-coated buttons with either orange or white halo lamp and either blue or black LCD inner floor indicator display. Kone also makes ReVive KSS 600 fixtures, for modernizations. KSS 600 was discontinued, but the ReVive KSS 600 fixtures are still made[1].

KSS 900

KSS 900 is a fixture line for Kone Polaris destination dispatch elevators. The keypad hall stations are made of stainless steel with round or square buttons and LCD display. The car station panel has round or square buttons and an LCD indicator[2].

KSP 937

This is a destination dispatch elevator hall station with square buttons, different to KSP 576 buttons. This is the surface mounted version and used on Kone Polaris elevators.

KSP 947

This is a destination dispatch elevator hall station with square buttons, different to KSP 576 buttons. This is the flush mounted version and used on Kone Polaris elevators.

KST 930

This is a destination dispatch elevator identifier and used on Kone Polaris elevators. Kone also makes the KST 930 Active. Nothing is known about the KST 930 Active.

KSO 977

This is a destination dispatch destination indicator with a horizontal panel. This is used on Kone Polaris elevators. The vertical panel version is called KSJ 977.

KSC 977

This is a destination dispatch car station with square buttons and used on Kone Polaris elevators.-->

Polaris Touchscreen

This is a touchscreen destination dispatch hall station and used on Kone Polaris elevators.

KSS 970

KSS 970 is an American version of flush mounted fixtures with either rounded or square flushed buttons that is similar to European version of KSS 970. Floor indicators are either LED dot matrix (white, amber or blue) or a full color LCD display. Those fixtures can be found at Trump International Hotel and Tower in Chicago, IL

Design

KONE Design fixtures mostly adopts the European style tinted glass panel with various colors and pattern decorations, and aluminum frame. These fixtures might have been discontinued.

Generic fixtures

Some American Kone elevators, along with many modernizations, are using generic fixtures like Innovation, GAL, Dewhurst, and few others.

Notes and references

See also

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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