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Mitsubishi GPX was a standard compact passenger elevator manufactured by Mitsubishi Electric Elevator for overseas market, mainly for the Southeast Asian market.

Overview

GPX is similar to GPS-III, although this model has limited basic specifications. It is a geared traction elevator model for low-rise buildings up to 16 floors. Features includes Reduced Information Set Computer (RISC) microprocessors, variable voltage variable frequency (VVVF) inverters, Data Network System with multiple microprocessor modules and a single System LSI semiconductor device.

Due to its similarity with GPS-III, the only way to identify if a Mitsubishi elevator is a GPX is by looking at where the rated capacity is listed. Unlike GPS-III where the rated capacity is listed on the floor indicator display (just above the speaker, only for flush mounted car stations), GPX elevators have their rated capacity shown in a separate badge below the floor indicator display. In addition, Mitsubishi GPX does not have a service cabinet below the car station.

History

This model was launched in 1998[1] and was discontinued around late 2000s.

Specs

GPS-III specifications complied with Japan, EN-81 and Malaysia/Singapore code.

  • Geared traction
  • VVVF control and Data Network System with multiple microprocessor modules
  • One or two-car selective collection operation
  • 400-700 kilograms (or 5-10 persons) capacities
  • 60 m/min of rated speed
  • Travel up to 16 floors
  • 50 meters of maximum travel
  • 2500 mm of minimum floor height
  • 120 times/hour of frequency of starting
  • Mitsubishi Emergency Landing Device (MELD) as an optional feature

Notable installations

Indonesia

  • Mitra Hadiprana Kemang (extension), Jakarta (2007)
  • Cipta Fruit Market, Jakarta
  • Universitas Indonesia - Fakultas Kesehatan Masyarakat (Faculty of Citizens Health), Depok
  • Nirmala Hotel Jimbaran, Bali (2007)

Thailand

  • Kikuya Sampeng Store, Bangkok
  • D Varee Diva Bally Silom, Bangkok
  • Khaosan Palace Hotel, Bangkok
  • Ten Plaza Pratunam, Bangkok
  • City Hotel, Krabi
  • Pattawia Resort & Spa, Prachuap Khiri Khan

Other countries

  • Hotel Fonton, Ixtapa, Mexico
  • Hotel The Beehive, Male City, Maldives

Gallery

Videos

Mitsubishi Traction Elevators at Hotel Fonton East Tower, Ixtapa, Mexico

Mitsubishi Traction Elevators at Hotel Fonton East Tower, Ixtapa, Mexico

Mitsubishi GPX elevator in Mexico (video: The Elevator Channel)

Notes and references

  1. News Update (archived)

External links