The UK's largest independent lift control panel manufacturer.

Machineroomless Lifts (MRL)

Lester Controls offers a wide range of MRL controller solutions to complement your MRL lift, for projects from new installs to the modernisation of existing lift systems.


  • ALMEGA (I or II) technology
  • Hydraulic or Traction options
  • Multiple floor options
  • Standard or non-standard brake options
  • Lockable cabinet doors
  • Fully vented
  • Fully EN81-Pt1 compliant
  • Permanent UPS (Uninterruptible Power Supply) fitted as standard for emergency brake release
  • Stainless steel cabinet as standard


Drive Options

  • Standard Hydraulic or VVVF Hydraulic
  • Magnetek Geared or Gearless
  • Ziehl Drives Geared or Gearless
  • Drives mounted internally or externally (size dependent)

 Hydraulic System Controls

  • Hydraulic Over Travel
  • Sequencing
  • Hydraulic Homing
  • Hydraulic Relevelling Control
  • Hydraulic Vane Sequence
  • Check (via software)
  • Hydraulic Oscillation Control
  • Hydraulic Star / Delta Pump
  • Starting Control


Power Control Options

  • Hydraulic Control
  • Variable Frequency Control
  • Traction or Hydraulic

Door Control Options

  • Manual Doors
  • Fully Automatic Doors
  • Swing Landing Doors & Power
  • Car Doors
  • Park Open Control (software option)
  • Door Nudging
  • Differential Door Dwell Timings
  • Limited Landing Door Reopen


  • Direction Arrows (collective controls only)
  • Lift Overload Indicator
  • Out of Service Indicator
  • Positions Indicators
  • Car Call and Landing Indicators
  • Fire Control Indicator
  • Arrival Gong Control