Otis Spec 60 VFCU was a VVVF traction elevator system manufactured by Otis Elevator Company in the 1990s, and was available mostly in Asia.


The Otis Spec 60 was the first generation variable voltage variable frequency (VVVF) elevator system designed by Otis and one of the earliest system using microprocessor based VVVF controllers. It was manufactured in the 1990s by Nippon Otis under a license by Meiden of Japan. The drive is most often configured as a closed loop controller utilising low resolution speed sensors to monitor the speed of the elevator. They were available in 10 different models from 30Amps to 350Amps at 220, 380 or 440VAC.

Notable installations



  • Istana Pasar Baru
  • Lokasari Plaza
  • Wisma Banyuadji
  • Medistra Hospital
  • Grand Sahid Hotel (newer tower)
  • Mayapada Tower II (service and car park elevators)
  • Menara Thamrin (service and car park elevators)
  • OBOR Religius Goods Store, Gunung Sahari
  • Melawai Hotel
  • Chase Worth Building (Jl. Raya Fatmawati) Cilandak
  • Denta Medika (Jl. Raya Pasar Minggu No. 45), Kalibata
  • Advent Meeting Building, Tebet

Other cities

  • Aryaduta Hotel Bandung, Bandung (formerly Hyatt Regency Bandung)
  • Harris Resort Kuta Beach (formerly Sahid Raya Kuta), Bali (closed)[1]
  • Sol Beach House Bali, Tanjung Benoa, Bali



  • Pinnacle Lumpinee Park Hotel, Bangkok
  • Thai CC Tower (car park), Bangkok
  • Holiday Inn Bangkok Silom, Bangkok
  • Tang Hua Seng Thonburi, Bangkok
  • Vanit Building 2, Bangkok (Carpark elevators)
  • Anantara Siam Bangkok, Bangkok[2]
  • Anantara Riverside Bangkok Resort, Bangkok[3]
  • Vanissa Building, Bangkok (Service elevator)
  • Nai Lert Tower, Bangkok (Service elevator)
  • Town in Town Hotel, Bangkok
  • Siripinyo Building, Bangkok
  • Interlink Tower, Bangkok (Carpark elevators)

Other cities

  • Hilton Hua Hin Resort and Spa, Prachuab Khiri Khan
  • Betong Merlin Plaza, Yala
  • Betong Merlin Hotel, Yala

Other countries

  • Big Mac Centre, Ang Mo Kio, Singapore (modernized)
  • Whampoa Gourmet Place, Whampoa Garden, Hung Hom, Hong Kong, China
  • Whampoa Plaza - Community Centre Annex, Whampoa Garden, Hung Hom, Hong Kong, China



Notes and references

  1. Most of the buildings were demolished in 2009 to make way for Sahid Lifestyle Kuta Resort which consists of Beachwalk Shopping Center and Sheraton Bali Kuta Resort. The last remaining building was converted into Harris Resort Kuta Beach until its closure in 2017. The building is currently being demolished.
  2. Formerly known as Four Seasons Bangkok.
  3. Buttons are Otis 3200 plastic buttons.

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