Home Platform Lift – Optimum 500 Homelift from Ability Lifts

The Optimum 500 is a platform lift specifically designed for residential homes. With a small footprint, this access lift can be fitted to almost any building and will take up minimal space. Available in 3 different sizes, with a range of colour finishes.

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Standard Features

The Optimum 500 Home Platform lift is available in 3 different sizes, with personalisation options to customise your platform lift with details such as glass walls, a range of different colour finishes to the shaft panels and landing doors, and different floor finishes, all designed to allow you to make it your lift. The smallest size platform is designed for 2 people and has a capacity of 250Kg, which equates to just under 40 Stones. The medium size platform allows more space on the platform with a platform size of 805mm wide x 880mm deep. The third platform size in the range which will take a standard wheelchair has a platform size of 805mm wide X 1080mm deep, again with a capacity of 250Kg.

Benefits of a home lift

  • Provides access to all your floors
  • Can add value to your property
  • Helps residents remain at home
  • Does not obstruct or require removal of stairs
  • Quick to install
  • Can be customised and styled

Optimum 500 Lift features:

  • 250Kg capacity
  • 3 Different platform sizes
    • 805mm wide X 580mm deep – Requiring a clear footprint of 910mm wide X 870mm deep
    • 805mm wide x 880mm deep – Requiring a clear footprint of 910mm wide x 1170mm deep
    • 805mm wide X 1080mm deep – Requiring a clear footprint of 960mm wide x 1370mm deep
  • “Hold to Run” carriage controls and one touch landing controls
  • Battery operated lowering with battery guard in the case of a power failure
  • LED carriage lighting and mirror on carriage
  • Standard colour is traffic white (RAL 9016)
  • Integrated door closer mounted internally in the door frame
  • Carriage finish including European Oak, Classic Walnut and Oiled Oak vinyl as standard

From December 2020, the Optimum 500 Home Lift has been updated and now uses the Aritco platform.

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Optimum 500


  • A range of RAL colours
  • Integrated powered door openers
  • Glazing to the sides and front of the structure
  • Oak threshold ramp and landing threshold plates
  • Foot box to allow additional space for wheelchair users
  • Landing door key controls
  • Auto dialler
Optimum 500 Homelift Details


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