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This is a list of elevator fixtures made by MAD Elevator Inc., or simply known as MAD. As MAD is a subsidiary of DMG of Italy, some push buttons that are sold by this company are from DMG, with a few of them are actually rebranded DMG buttons.

Buttons

BS Series

BS Classic

This is a rebranded DMG BS Sherman button. It is a round dome shaped vandal resistant button with an illuminating halo. It can be fitted with any types of braille plate. Since 2008, thyssenkrupp's North American elevator businesses use these buttons as part of their newer Vandal Resistant fixtures lineup, as well as one of their 2 standard elevator fixtures, along with the Atoll series, featuring Julius flushed braille plates.

BS California

This a California Code compliant button which look similar to BS Classic except that the button is flat and projecting. It can be fitted with any types of braille plate.

BS Moon

This is a vandal resistant button with illuminating halo. It looks similar to BS Classic except that the button is flat instead of dome shaped. It can be fitted with any types of braille plate.

BP Classic

This is a rebranded DMG BP Panzer button. It is a round vandal resistant button with a lamp in the middle. It can be fitted with any types of braille plate.

Dune

This is the same button as DMG's BN Dune series. It is a square convex vandal resistant button with an illuminating halo. It can be fitted with any types of braille plate except Julius flushed and California Fishtail. There is also a California Code compliant version that comes with a projecting button.

Atoll

This is a round projecting button with a stainless steel halo and a plastic bezel which lights up entirely when pressed. thyssenkrupp Elevator Americas use these buttons as their standard elevator buttons, along with the BS Classic series. It can be fitted with any types of braille plate. This button is named after an atoll, which is a ring-shaped coral reef that encircles a lagoon completely.

BL

This is a round button with an illuminating halo. It is the same button as DMG's BL buttons sold in Italy. There are several versions of this button:

  • BL Blank - blank button without a raised symbol.
  • BL Symbol - button with an illuminating raised symbol, single illumination.
  • BD Symbol - button with an illuminating raised symbol, dual illumination.
  • BL California - projecting button (California Code compliant) that lights up entirely when pressed, very similar to Atoll buttons.

These buttons cannot be fitted with Julius surround, Caesar and Ritz braille/tactile plate. However, BS California buttons can be fitted with any types of braille plate.

Colossus

This is a rebranded DMG B7 Maxxi button. It is a large rounded square button with an illuminating halo and raised symbol, as well as braille marks under the symbol. It can also be a blank button, without both a symbol and braille. This button can only be fitted with Savoy, Plaza and Square flush braille plate.

Braille plates

There are ten types of braille and/or tactile plates that MAD makes. Most of these plates are used on almost every button types, while some others cannot be used on certain types of button.

  • Savoy - surface mounted square plate
  • Julius - surface mounted fishtail shaped plate surrounding the button (cannot be used with BL/BD and Colossus buttons)
  • Caesar - rectangular plate surrounding the button with illuminating symbol (cannot be used with BL/BD and Colossus buttons)
  • Dune - rectangular plate surrounding the button with illuminating symbol (only used for Dune buttons)
  • Ritz - pin mounted type tactile and braille (cannot be used with BL/BD and Colossus buttons)
  • Round - flush mounted round plate (cannot be used with Colossus buttons)
  • Plaza - rectangle plate mounted vertically
  • Julius flush - similar to the regular Julius except that this one is flushed (cannot be used with Dune and Colossus buttons)
  • Square - flush mounted square plate
  • California Fishtail - similar to Julius, designed to comply with California Code (cannot be used with Dune and Colossus buttons)

Panels

Car stations

Savoy

This is a flush mounted partial height panel that can only be stainless steel. It can use any types of buttons, featuring Savoy braille plate.

Julius

This is a flush mounted panel that can be stainless steel, bronze or oil rubbed. It can only use BS Classic, BS Moon, BS California or BP Classic buttons, with Julius (either surface mounted or flushed) button plate.

Caesar

This is a flush mounted panel that can only be stainless steel. It can only use BS Classic, BS Moon, BS California or BP Classic buttons, with Caesar (stainless steel, bronze or black coated) button plate with illuminating symbol (white illumination only for black coated plate).

Dune

This is a stainless steel flush mounted panel. It can only use Dune buttons with any types of braille button except Julius flush and California Fishtail.

Colossus

This is a stainless steel flush mounted panel which only uses Colossus buttons. The braille plate use on these fixtures are either Savoy or Plaza, which are black brushed.

California

These fixtures are designed to comply with California Code. The panel is flush mounted, and can be stainless steel, bronze or oil rubbed. It can only use Atoll buttons with California Fishtail button plate.

Plaza

These fixtures are mostly designed for luxurious hotels, residential and commercial buildings. The panel is flush mounted, and can be stainless steel, bronze or oil rubbed. It can only use BS Classic, BS Moon, BS California or BP Classic buttons, with Plaza button plate only.

Ritz

These are flush mounted fixtures. The panel is flush mounted, and can be stainless steel, bronze or oil rubbed. It can only use BS Classic, BS Moon, BS California or BP Classic buttons, with Ritz pin mounted braille and tactile only.

Glass

This is a glass colored panel, with Dune buttons (standard or California Code compliant version) only. It is also possible for the panel to be designed with custom background according to client's desire.

Impulse Retrofit

Also known as Impulse+, these fixtures are for replacement of Dover Impulse fixtures on Dover elevators. The panel can be stainless steel, bronze or oil rubbed, and can use any types of button/braille plate.

Gilda

These are surface mounted fixtures, similar to DMG's version. The panel can be stainless steel, bronze or oil rubbed, and can use any types of button/braille plate.

Concept

These are custom designed fixtures which can use any types of button/braille plate.

Hall stations

MAD's hall stations can be flushed,surface mounted (Gilda type) or pedestal type, which can be stainless steel, bronze, oil rubbed or glass.

Hall lanterns

MAD's hall lanterns can be flushed,surface mounted (Gilda type) or pedestal type, with arrow shaped, round or vandal resistant lenses. The faceplate can be stainless steel, bronze, oil rubbed or glass.

Vision Series

These are hall lanterns made of machined silk cast acrylic with V-shaped arrows.

Destination Lanterns

MAD makes several types of destination lanterns which look similar to Dewhurst's Blade/UniBlade lanterns.

Touch To Go

These are LCD touch screens installed in car stations.

Floor indicators

Mosaic

These are TFT LCD floor indicators. It has three versions:

  • Matisse - 7", 10" or 15" display with multimedia elements.
  • Giotto - 4,3" or 7" display without multimedia elements.
  • Raffaello - 2" display mostly used in hall stations or lobby panels.

Matisse

This is a 10", 15" or 19" TFT LCD display with multimedia elements. It is powered by MAD's MosaicONE software.

Digital segments display

MAD also makes floor indicators with LED digital segments display.

Altus

This is a large and tall TFT LCD display which is a combination of Mosaic Pls, Matisse and Touch To Go displays.

See also

External links

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