And this might just be one of them…
According to TheDamnBlog.com it’s possible to send an elevator directly to the destination floor by pushing both the floor button and the door close button at the same time:
The designers of some elevators include a hidden feature that is very handy if you’re in a hurry or it’s a busy time in the building (like check-out time in a hotel).
While some elevators require a key, others can be put into “Express” mode by pressing the “Door Close” and “Floor” buttons at the same time. This sweeps the car to the floor of your choice and avoids stops at any other floor. This seems to work on Most elevators that I have tried!
Apparently it works in most lifts (English term for elevators), including:
- Otis Elevators (All But The Ones Made In 1992),
- Dover (Model Numbers: EL546 And ELOD862),
- Most Desert Elevators(All, But Model Numbers ELD5433 And ELF3655)
(Although I believe Dover and Desert are North American brands not seen in Europe).
The lifts here at work are Otis, so I’ll give it a go tonight and report back…