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This is a guide to some fixtures of Schaefer .

1970s

In the 1970s, the buttons were round plastic that protrudes from the panel. They have white illumination lamp.

1980s to present

Buttons

MT 28

MT 28 are square or round protruding micro buttons.

Types of button cap:

  • M: Solid stainless steel. Some have small illuminating dot on the top left of the cap, or just illuminating number/symbol. This cap is not available for the round buttons.
  • LR/RLR: Solid stainless steel with illuminating halo. LR is for square while RLR is for round buttons.
  • P/RP: Illuminating polycarbonate. Some of the square (P) type has a small illuminating dot on the top left of the cap. RP is for round buttons.

PT 28

These are similar to MT 28, only that they are actually flushed. Unlike MT 28, PT 28 does not have variations of button caps.

ET 28

These are square, flushed stainless steel touch sensitive/capacitive buttons with illuminating halo. They makes a click sound when touched.

MT 42

MT 42 are square stainless steel micro buttons with illuminating halo or just illuminating number/symbol. Sometimes these buttons can have tactile or braille (or both) which complies with EN81-70 code.

RT 42

RT 42 are round stainless steel micro buttons with illuminating halo or just illuminating number/symbol. Sometimes these buttons can have tactile or braille (or both) which complies with EN81-70 code. There is also a waterproof (wg) version for these buttons.

EB 42

EB 42 are oval-shaped stainless steel buttons with illuminating halo. Sometimes these buttons can have tactile or braille (or both) which complies with EN81-70 code. There is also a waterproof (wg) version for these buttons. These buttons are also known as EPSILON.

EBM 42

Similar to EB 42 but doesn't have illuminating halo, instead there are two lamps on the left edge side of the buttons. Likewise, they are also known as EPSILON.

VB 42

These are round vandal resistant buttons with illuminating halo and raised frame. Sometimes these buttons can have tactile or braille (or both) which complies with EN81-70 code. There is also a waterproof (wg) version for these buttons.

VB 42 M

Similar to VB 42 but the illuminating lamp is a small dot on the center and have braille/tactile plates.

MT 56

These are basically a large/jumbo version of MT 28 buttons.

Types of button cap:

  • M: Solid stainless steel. Some have small illuminating dot on the top left of the cap, or just illuminating number/symbol. This cap is not available for the round buttons.
  • LR/RLR: Solid stainless steel with illuminating halo. There is also a black aluminum version with tactile. LR is for square while RLR is for round buttons.
  • B: Black aluminum with tactile and small illuminating dot on the top left. This cap complies with EN81-70 code.
  • MB: Partial black aluminum with tactile and small illuminating dot on the top left. Braille, if any, is located on the top. This cap complies with EN81-70 code.
  • P: Illuminating polycarbonate. Some of the square (P) type has a small illuminating dot on the top left of the cap. This cap is not available for the round buttons.

PT 56

Similar to PT 56 but they are flushed. These buttons have only two types of cap.

Types of cap:

  • M: Solid stainless steel with small illuminating dot on the top left of the cap.
  • MB: Partial black aluminum with tactile and small illuminating dot on the top left. Braille, if any, is located on the top. This cap complies with EN81-70 code.

B50

These are large square or round dome-shaped buttons with illuminating halo or just illuminating number/symbol. They are made of stainless steel, and some of them have braille or braille (or both).

Indicators and Hidden Legends

Schaefer also made various kinds of illuminating indicators for both hall and car stations. Most of them are shaped like many push buttons, hence some people may think that they are buttons, but they're actually not.

MA 28

These are micro luminous arrow indicators made out of polycarbonate that are shaped into triangle.

MA 42

These indicators are shaped exactly like MT 42 push buttons. They can be illuminated polycarbonate or just stainless steel plate with small illuminating triangles. A black version of these indicators are known as MA 42 LC (Low Current).

Floor indicators

Schaefer make various types of LED and LCD floor indicators, often custom ones.

External links

To be added.

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

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