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Motion 4000 Traction Control

Ideal traction control solution for low-rise to mid-rise projects

The MCE Motion 4000 traction elevator control is designed to squarely meet the needs of elevator installations requiring speeds to 500 feet per minute, service up to 32 stops, and elevator groups to 6 cars. Motion 4000 makes the jobs of installers, adjusters, and maintenance personnel as straightforward as possible, stressing minimal hardware requirements, "out-of-the-box" job readiness, and simple adjustment.


  • Only final limit switches are required. Slowdown and ETS switches are eliminated.
  • No door zone magnets required.
  • Additional buttons or key switches can be connected to the hall call bus using a small node board provided by MCE. (mGroup)
  • Absolute position/speed feedback uses a lightweight 1/2-inch wide encoded tape. Easy to hang; absolute position at all times - even under power loss.
  • Traveling cable reduced to less than 20 conductors.
  • Universal I/O boards for field connections accept 24 to 120 volt inputs, AC or DC.


  • Factory pre-adjusted per job requirements.
  • Easy, hand-held device (mPAC) lets you learn and adjust floor heights, allows car call entries. mPAC connects in the car, cartop or in the machine room.
  • Simple parameter entry using the basic (LCD display/button entry) or optional (mView) entry devices.


  • Plug the hand-held entry device into any controller or car CAN Bus port and diagnose the entire system.
  • Components shared with MCE's Motion 2000 hydraulic controller.
  • Built-in event log with 100 events.

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Motion 4000 specifications

Maximum car speed
500 fpm, 2.3 mps
Simplex/Duplex/6 car group (maximum)
Up to 32 with 64 openings
Drive Type
Motor Control
Closed loop/velocity feedback
Landing Systems
Magnetically encoded tape, 1 mm resolution
System Sccess
Hand-held basic or advanced user interface
iMonitor, IDS LiftNet, BMS Link
Report Generation
Lobby display
Environment 32-104 F, 0-40 C, relative humidity non-condensing up to 95%; harsh environment rugged service available (NEMA 4, 4X, 12)
Standard Enclosures Enclosure size may vary per specific application

User Manual Product Specification
User Manuals Data sheets


  • Absolute position/distance feedback
  • Low- and Mid-Rise applications
  • Up to 500 fpm (2.5 m/s), 32 stops, simplex/duplex/groups to 6 cars
  • Front and rear openings (32 each)
  • No leveling magnets, slowdown, or emergency terminal switches needed
  • Simple installation, adjustment, and maintenance
  • Minimal traveler and hoistway cable wire counts; minimal compensation requirement
  • Universal I/O with electrical protection
  • Easy setup and diagnostics
  • PC configuration tool — mView
  • Seamlessly integrated with iMonitor and BMS Link/Liftnet
  • Short floor minimum 3”


  • Serial hall call (optional- mGroup)
  • Serial COP (optional)
  • Full distance feedback
  • Universal I/O (24 to 120V AC or DC)
  • DC, ACPM or AC induction motor compatible
  • Serial PI and voice annunciation interface
  • iMonitor, iReport, iLobby, BMS Link or IDS ready monitoring, reporting, lobby display
  • Onboard event log, up to 100 events


  • ASME A17.1/CSA B44
  • CSA B44.1/ASME A17.5
  • BS EN 81
  • AS 1735
  • EN 12015 and 12016

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