Gen2®

Tailored to fit your needs

Space-saving features give your designs free rein

Introducing the Gen2® elevator

Experience exceptional

The revolutionary Gen2® elevator is transforming the industry we created more than 160 years ago. The Gen2 family of elevators blends convenience, style and performance to deliver a new passenger experience that adds value to any residential, commercial, hospitality, medical or industrial building.

Weight Icon
2,100 – 5,000 lbs

Max duty load

(953 – 2,268 kg)

Weight Icon
150 – 500 fpm

Top speed

(0.76 – 2.54 m/s)

Weight Icon
28

Max stops

Weight Icon
300 ft

Max rise

(91 m)

Maximize your space

The Gen2 system’s compact elevator components fit inside the hoistway and eliminate the need for a machine room. This saves construction costs and frees up valuable floor space for your design vision.

Gen2 Underslung

With space saving architectural features, Gen2 Underslung has transformed the industry. A popular choice for low and midrise buildings, it has established new standards of performance. Reliability and energy savings.

350 fpm Top speed

Gen2 Overslung

The Gen2 Overslung elevator offers a blend of elegant design and global engineering expertise. Your passengers will enjoy the style, comfort and speed, allowing them to experience your building to the fullest.

500 fpm Top speed

CompassPlus®

Efficient motion

The CompassPlus destination management system is our most advanced destination management system ever, making every journey simple, intuitive and inspiring.

Explore CompassPlus

Superior movement

Transforming the way we travel with the Gen2 system

Your building’s greatest asset is its people. As the world constantly changes, so must our technology. The Gen2 elevator’s enhanced design keeps us moving forward, providing faster and smoother journeys through all buildings. Experience every ride in genuine comfort, with reliability at the heart of our performance.

Swift Movement

Swift movement

High-performance door operators and superior car acceleration allow passengers to enter and exit elevators more quickly.

Low Noise

Low-noise gearless machine

Mounted on rubber isolation pads, the low-noise gearless machine reduces vibration and minimizes noise in adjacent rooms.

Coated Steel Belts

Coated steel belts

Our patented smooth polyurethane coated steel belts last twice as long as conventional steel ropes, without any lubrication.

Confidence in reliability

Built exclusively at our ISO-certified Florence factory, the Gen2 system is a perfect blend of Otis reliability, quality and advanced design. We’re very proud of the exceptional performance it delivers, day after day.

Otis Pulse

Pulse™ system

Maximizing safety and minimizing downtime, the Pulse system provides constant monitoring of the Otis patented coated steel belts.

Otis Pulse

Automatic Rescue Operation

In the event of a power failure, the battery powered Automatic Rescue Operation system safely delivers passengers to the nearest floor.

Otis Pulse

Your maintenance program

We take a proactive approach to service, so you enjoy 24-hour monitoring, highly trained mechanics and a speedy global parts network.

Otis Pulse

OTISLINE® call centers

OTISLINE call centers connect you to our round-the-clock customer service.

Made by Otis

Otis moves billions of people every day to where they need to be

From taking travelers to their next adventure to helping commuters get through their day, Otis escorts billions of people to their destinations every day. Our facility in Florence, South Carolina, is one of our global manufacturing centers of excellence, serving customers across North America. There, we innovate, test and improve the Otis equipment you’ll find in some of the world’s most innovative buildings.

Moving with efficiency

Designed to maximize energy efficiency, the Gen2 system demonstrates our commitment to protecting the environment.

ReGen Drive

The ReGen® Drive

Recycles energy and provides clean power for other building systems to use – the Gen2 elevator reduces overall energy consumption 75 percent under normal operation compared to conventional geared, non-regenerative systems.

LED Icon

Long-life LED lighting

Reduces energy consumption and lasts up to 10 times longer than conventional fluorescent lamps.

Sleep Mode

Sleep mode

Lights and fans shut down when not in use, and seamlessly restart with the press of a call button. Sleep mode makes the LED lighting 75 percent more efficient than conventional systems.

Zero Lubrication

Zero lubrication

The Gen2 machine and coated steel belts do not need additional lubrication, eliminating lubrication-related storage, cleanup and disposal of hazardous waste.

Find the elevator that’s right for you with our Elevator Finder tool

Take me there

General inquiries

Get in touch for further information and advice on Gen2 and other Otis products and services