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We spoke about this product about 2 years ago and have installed and sold a number of them.
The only pitfall we have found with fingerprint products, is the age related issues.
Specifically, it seems that elder people (>60) have difficulty operating many fingerprint activated readers/devices. This is due to fingerprints wearing as we age. What we need to do in this case is lower the sensitivity of the reader.
We can achieve this simply, but the possibility of unauthorised prints being recognized is only marginally increased.
We believe that the product is by far, the best of it's kind and continue to offer them.
December 19, 2009
In the coming months we hope to bring you more information on products from the above series of manufacturers.
December 17, 2009
The UFO is unforceable and extremely versatile: by using one of the four kits of accessories available it can be installed to protect any environment both in the home and the workplace:
— 3381/A – Padlock kit for normal or sliding doors, ideal for the protection of gates and windows
— 3381/B – Protection kit with internal plate for the protection of entrance doors
— 3381/C – Universal defender protection kit for security doors
— 3381/GL – Glass door kit — high security without perforating the glass
UFO provides excellent protection, and can be used in conjunction with an existing lock system. It can also be used as a standalone lock, for example on gates or truck loading doors. The applicability of UFO is limited only by your imagination!
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- Shop Fronts
- Community Halls
- Aluminium & Wooden Doors
- Sliding or Swinging
- Narrow Applications (32mm wide)
- Easier to Fit/Rekey - no Sellock Pin
- Reversible Pin for top of door application
- Smarter Styling
- Zinc Construction
- Classic Finishes
- SL5 Lock Bolt
- 4 x 2½ x ¼ Snap-off bolts
- Allen Key
- 2 x Keys
- Installation Instructions
- Length: 144mm
- Width: 32mm
- Height: 64mm
- Weight: 1067g
- Throw: 45mm
ADI Security Products are a well known Australian manufacturer of unique and high quality security products and accessories designed for the Australian market.
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- Fits late model, full size Chevrolet, Dodge, Ford and Toyota pick up trucks
- No drill installation - lock fits into stake hole pocket or tie down locations in truck bed
- Hardened steel shackle and lock body resist cutting
- Keyway cover protects cylinder from corrosion
- Cylinder can be re-keyed to match other Master Lock products
- Lock cannot be removed from the truck when mounted
Bilock Extreme Security Products, manufactures cylinders tailored purposely to fit in the Pro Series housings. This means that you can actually have one of the best quality padlocks available, combined with the world's first and oldest 100% bump proof and virtually pick proof pin tumbler system.
December 9, 2009
December 8, 2009
In 1851 Yale invented what he referred to as the “Yale Magic Infallible Bank Lock,” for safes and vaults. This design allowed the owner to change its combination and would also allow the key to secure the lock while being hidden away from the exterior of the door by a hardened steel plate, which covered the key-hole behind it.
Yale stated 9 peculiarities for his Yale Magic Infallible Bank Lock that separated it from its peers:  1. Being without springs, there are none to fail; it is impossible to damage by fire, dampness, or neglect. The design rid itself of the vices of the springs that become rusty or softening by heat or moisture. 2. The lock has a head that is detached from its key-bits, thus leaving a space between the head and the key-hole, making it virtually impossible to be picked. 3. When the key is withdrawn, all print or record of its action is obliterated, and no tell-tale left for duplicate keys to be made 4. Powder proof. No powder can possible be introduced into the lock itself, which eliminates the threat of gunpowder explosions. 5. Permutation lock has the ability to rearrange new key combinations. 6. In the event of a lost key, a duplicate key can be set up to unlock the lock, and upon changing the arrangement of the lock, the lost key will be powerless to open the lock. 7. The portability of the key conveys a vast advantage over traditional bank locks’. 8. Every motion of the lock is derived from movement of the hands rather than elements beyond the operator’s control, such as dirt, rust, or memory. 9. The lock is not liable to get out of order, having been made by first class machinists. (source...)
Patented in 1863, the pin-tumbler design is also known as the cylinder design, and plays significant roles in today’s locks and safes. Yale had previously harbored the practical implementation of the tumbler lock for decades, and had sketched the idea in 1844. Yale was convinced that key holes in traditional locks made the locks susceptible to thieves who could use picks, gunpowder explosives, and heat to thwart the locks. This led him to employ permanent dial and shaft designs in his inventions, known as “combination locks” today. Yale’s best-known lock design, the cylinder pin-tumbler lock, utilized a key-operated lock concept first conceived in ancient Egypt over 4,000 years ago. (source...)
Today, the Yale name is synonomous with one of America's greatest institutions, Yale University, named for the great benefactor and relative Elihu Yale.
Yale, as a company has changed significantly in recent years. Not as widely known today for their lock manufacturing, they still are involved with locks and locking mechanisms.
Many of their lock products today, conform to the modern accepted aesthetic pleasing form and functions.
We hope to showcase some of their products in future articles.
Pictured above is a modern style of their one-sided deadbolt, manufactured to provide beauty, form, function and reliability.
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Many companies, hotels, corporations and especially automobile sellers require sophisticated monitoring and tracking of the keys important to their organizations.
Organized departments require systems that manage effective and useful access control, to maintain security, reduce costs and keep the well oiled machine running at maximum capacity
Enter Key Monitoring Control Units
An easy to use wall mounted system, offering total control and complete management of keys and their use. Keys housed in the Key Monitor may only be accessed by authorized personnel after entering their valid means of identification. Only keys programmed as available to a particular user are shown on the Key Monitor touch screen for release, all other keys are electronically held within the cabinet.
A virtually unlimited number of users and various access levels may be programmed into the Key Monitor onboard computer. Keys may be individually timed and alarmed, ensuring attention is drawn to keys not removed or returned at a designated time. A complete record of the systems operations is retained in the event log which can be viewed onboard or remotely.
Features and Functions:
- virtually unlimited number of keys can be monitored
- networking is by a standard RJ45 connector
- remote monitoring via network option
- multiple sites can be monitored via networking
- event log records store the last 1600 events
- printing to network capable printer for reporting purposes
- touch screen for ease of use
- battery backup allows full operation after mains power failure
- solid metal outer door available (optional)
- duress alarm available with silent output
- can be connected to central alarm system
- virtually unlimited number of access levels available
- Suitable for every type of opening window or door
- Can be fitted to all materials
- Key lockable—for individual locks or multiples
- The lock will always engage when the key is removed
- Steel rope or chain link options produced to any lengths
- Wide range of finishes—colours to suit
- Security screws are provided for wood, steel, aluminium and UPVC.PLEASE NOTE:
Both cable and lock should be fitted with screws of a suitable size and design for the individual window construction.
- Health Authorities
- Local Authorities
- Universities and Schools
- Housing / Sheltered Accommodation
- Day Care Nurseries
- Office Developments
- Window Manufacturers
- Building Contractors
- Charitable Organisations
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