PowerLift Hoists



PowerLift Hoists are an economical, high-performance, automated hoisting system available at fixed or variable speeds. Its versatile mounting system enables PowerLift to be installed in virtually any space.

Speed: Up to 180 fpm (0.9 m/s)
Travel: Up to 63 ft. (19 m)
Gross Cap.: Up to 2000 lbs. (907 kg)


PowerLift Hoists high capacity and compact size make them ideal for many stage hoisting applications including:

  • Lighting
  • Scenery
  • Speaker clusters
  • Shell ceilings


  • Integrated gearmotor and brake provides proven reliability and features an iron case for vibration and noise control.
  • Reliable head block with nylon sheaves provides long, trouble-free life and meets or exceeds wire rope manufacturer recommendations.
  • Closed loop vector drives provide pinpoint accuracy and can hold the load without a brake for added security.
  • Hoists can be mounted vertically or horizontally. For theatres without grids, vertical mounting can save space and offers easier access for maintenance.
  • Versatile mounting clips encompass a tremendous range of beam spacing and flange widths for easy installation.
  • Compact moving drum allows for a small, efficient hoist. Preloaded chase rollers ensure cables stay in grooves.
  • Sturdy aluminum backbone eliminates external strengthening members.


PowerLift works with the entire range of Clancy control systems. It can also interface with any modern control system, including SIL3.

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