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Discover the future of elevator technology with Arkel Elevator Controllers, the ultimate solution for seamless, efficient, and safe vertical transportation. Engineered to perfection and backed by ISF Elevator Shop’s trusted warranty, these Lift Control Cards are not just components; they are your elevator’s command center. Read on to find out why Arkel Elevator Controllers are the smart choice for your building’s lift systems.

What is Lift Control Cards (Arkel Elevator Controller)?

Arkel Elevator Controllers, a specific brand of Lift Control Cards, act as the central command center for elevator systems. These controllers are the "brain" that orchestrates all the functionalities of an elevator, from user call management to motor control, precise floor stops, and emergency safety measures.

Core Components and Functions of Arkel Elevator Controllers

Component Function
Input Signals Collects signals from floor buttons and cabin controls to determine the desired floor and direction of travel.
Control Card & Microprocessor Utilizes advanced algorithms to process input signals and generate commands for elevator movement and speed.
Motor Driver Executes the commands from the control card, controlling the elevator motor's speed and torque.
Speed & Position Sensors Continuously monitors the elevator's speed and position to ensure accurate and smooth stops at each floor.
Safety & Emergency Systems Integrated with state-of-the-art safety features like overload sensors, door locks, emergency brakes, and rescue functions.

Key Features of Arkel Elevator Controllers

  • Safety First: Incorporates multiple safety features, including overload sensors, door interlocks, and emergency braking systems.
  • Energy Efficiency: Employs advanced control algorithms to optimize energy consumption and improve overall efficiency.
  • User-Friendly Interface: Designed with intuitive user interfaces for easy programming, diagnostics, and maintenance.
  • Seamless Communication: Capable of interfacing with building management systems for real-time monitoring and reporting.

Types of Lift Control Cards/Arkel Elevator Controller

Arkel Elevator Controllers are a specialized category of Lift Control Cards designed to manage various aspects of an elevator's operation. These controllers are the nerve center of an elevator system, ensuring that everything from user calls to motor control and safety protocols are handled efficiently. Below is a detailed table outlining the different types of Arkel Lift Controllers, their key features, and applications.

Arkel Elevator Controller Models

Model Key Features Applications Highlights
ARL-100 Simple design, Cost-effective, Services up to 8 floors Small to medium-sized buildings Ideal for residential and commercial elevators, Easy installation, Low maintenance
ARL-200S Versatile, Full program functionality, Services up to 16 floors Mid-range elevator systems Advanced features, Customizable settings, Remote monitoring
ARL-300 Advanced technology, Services up to 24 floors, Speed up to 1.6 m/s Modern elevator systems Suitable for hydraulic and roped elevators, High energy efficiency, User-friendly interface
ARL-500 High performance, Services up to 48 floors, Speed up to 2.5 m/s Demanding elevator installations Designed for traction lifts, Real-time diagnostics, Multiple safety integrations
ARL-700 Premium features, Services up to 64 floors, Speed up to 2.5 m/s Large and complex elevator systems Available in Parallel and Serial configurations, Superior performance, Highest level of control

Additional Arkel Products

  • ARCUBE: A monoblock lift control unit designed for space-saving and efficient elevator control. Variations include ARCUBE MRL (Machine Room Less) and ARCUBE Slim MRL.
  • ARCODE: An integrated lift control unit offering a compact solution that simplifies elevator control and maintenance.
  • ADrive: A VVVF (Variable Voltage Variable Frequency) Speed Control Unit designed to provide smooth and precise control of the elevator's speed, ensuring a comfortable and safe ride for passengers.

Key Takeaways

  1. ARL-100: Ideal for small to medium-sized buildings, this model is designed for simplicity and reliability, servicing up to 8 floors.
  2. ARL-200S: Suitable for mid-range elevator systems, this model offers advanced features and customizable settings, servicing up to 16 floors.
  3. ARL-300: Built for modern elevator systems, this model offers advanced technology and can service up to 24 floors with speeds of up to 1.6 m/s.
  4. ARL-500: Designed for demanding elevator installations, this model offers unparalleled performance and can service up to 48 floors with speeds of up to 2.5 m/s.
  5. ARL-700: The ultimate solution for large and complex elevator systems, this model offers premium features and can service up to 64 floors with speeds of up to 2.5 m/s.

Each of these Arkel Elevator Controller models is engineered to meet specific operational requirements, ensuring optimal performance, safety, and reliability. Whether you're installing a new lift system or modernizing an existing one, we have the right control card for you.

Installation and Maintenance of Arkel Elevator Controllers


Installing an Arkel Elevator Controller is a specialized task that should be performed by certified technicians. Here's a step-by-step guide to the installation process:

  1. Site Preparation: Ensure that the elevator shaft and machine room are clean, dry, and free of debris.
  2. Electrical Setup: Make sure all electrical connections are off. Prepare the electrical panel according to the specifications of the chosen Arkel controller model (ARL-100, ARL-200S, ARL-300, ARL-500, or ARL-700).
  3. Mounting: Securely mount the controller unit in the designated area in the machine room.
  4. Wiring: Connect all necessary wires to the controller, including power supply, motor connections, and signal inputs from floor buttons and sensors.
  5. Initial Testing: Turn on the power and perform initial tests to ensure all connections are correct.
  6. Configuration: Use the user-friendly interface to configure settings like floor levels, speed, and safety features.
  7. Final Testing: Conduct a series of tests under different scenarios to ensure the controller is functioning as expected.
  8. Documentation: Complete all necessary installation documentation, including compliance certificates.


Regular maintenance is crucial for the long-term performance and safety of your elevator system. Here are some maintenance tips:

  1. Regular Inspection: Conduct a thorough inspection of the controller unit at least once a month.
  2. Software Updates: Keep the controller software up-to-date to benefit from the latest features and security patches.
  3. Component Checks: Regularly check all connected components like motors, sensors, and safety features to ensure they are in good working condition.
  4. Cleaning: Keep the controller unit free from dust and moisture.
  5. Emergency Systems: Test all emergency systems, including power backups and safety locks, at regular intervals.
  6. Professional Service: Schedule an annual maintenance service by certified technicians.
  7. Warranty: Take advantage of the 14-day warranty provided by ISF Elevator Shop for any issues that may arise shortly after installation.

Additional Notes: ARL-100 and ARL-200S: These models are also available and are ideal for smaller setups with fewer floors. The installation and maintenance procedures are similar to those of the other models.


1. What Are Arkel Elevator Control Cards?

Arkel Elevator Control Cards serve as the electronic units that manage all functionalities of an elevator system. These cards control the movement, speed, stops at floors, and emergency protocols of the elevator.

2. Why Are Arkel Elevator Control Cards Important?

These cards ensure the safe, efficient, and smooth operation of the elevator. Arkel manufactures these cards using high-quality materials and superior technology, making them highly reliable.

3. What Models Do Arkel Elevator Control Cards Include?

Arkel offers various models, including ARL-100, ARL-200S, ARL-300, ARL-500, and ARL-700. Each model is designed to cater to different elevator systems and needs.

4. How Do I Install Arkel Elevator Control Cards?

While the specifics can vary, the general steps for installing Arkel Elevator Control Cards are as follows:

  1. Preparation: Ensure that the elevator system is powered down and that you have all the necessary tools and components.
  2. Unboxing: Carefully unbox the Arkel control card and read any accompanying documentation for specific installation guidelines.
  3. Mounting: Securely mount the control card in its designated location within the elevator control panel.
  4. Wiring: Connect the control card to the elevator system's electrical components as per the wiring diagram provided.
  5. Configuration: Use the control card's interface to configure settings such as floor numbers, speed, and other operational parameters.
  6. Testing: Once everything is set up, power on the elevator system and run several tests to ensure that the control card is functioning as expected.
  7. Final Checks: Make sure all safety features are active and operational.
  8. Documentation: Keep a record of the installation process, settings, and any tests conducted for future reference.

5. What Support Services Are Offered for Arkel Elevator Control Cards?

ISF Elevator Shop provides comprehensive support services for Arkel Elevator Control Cards. These services include technical support.

6. What Are the Return Policy Conditions for Arkel Elevator Control Cards?

ISF Elevator Shop offers a 14-day return period for all Arkel Elevator Control Cards. This period starts from the date of product installation.

7. What Are the Price and Financing Options for Arkel Elevator Control Cards?

Price of Arkel Elevator Control Cards varies depending on the model you choose and any additional features.

8. Is There a Warranty on Lift Control Cards?

At ISF Elevator Shop, we stand behind the quality and reliability of our products. Our standard warranty period is 12 months, which covers any manufacturing defects or issues that may arise during regular use. This warranty is a testament to our commitment to delivering high-quality elevator components that you can trust.

Our lift control cards are designed with the latest technology to ensure smooth and efficient elevator operations. They are compatible with various elevator systems and can be easily integrated for both modernization projects and new installations. These control cards are part of our comprehensive range of products, including the Arkel Elevator Systems line, which is renowned for its innovation and quality.

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