Notes From the Detroit Auto Show
2014 GM Sierra and Silverado pickups will have the HU100 keyway ignition lock in a CSS type of steering column. This 2-Track high security key is used by General Motors on the late model Camaro, Cruze, Equinox, LaCrosse, Regal and Terrain.
The 2014 Ford Transit and Transit Connect are equipped with the same ignition locks as used on the 2011 and 2012 Ford Focus.
The 2014 Kia Cadenza has a hidden door lock and a high security lock mechanism with pushbutton start as standard equipment. More later.
Norton 6000 Series Door Operator
Norton has introduced the 6000 Series electro-hydraulic low energy door operator for medium to high traffic applications. An electro-hydraulic door operator has a built-in door closer mechanism that closes the door if power is removed from the unit while the door is in an open position. This operation is required if the operator is installed onto a fire rated opening. The 6000 Series has a clutching mechanism that permits the operator to function as door closer.
Features of the Norton 6000 Series Door Operator include Push and Go, obstruction detection, vestibule delay, motor start delay, hold open delay and a presence detector input.
The 120VAC power requirement provides an auxiliary output of 24VDC @1.3A.
This new door operator has an LCD screen that displays the operator settings. It is non-handed and can be installed on the push or pull side of the door.
For more information, contact your local locksmith distributor or Norton Door Controls, 3000 Highway 74, East Monroe, NC 28112. Telephone: 877-974-2255. Web Site: www.nortondoorcontrols.com.
Alarm Lock Trilogy Upgrade Kits
Alarm Lock upgrade kits enable standard Trilogy cylindrical and mortise lock models to become network-capable locks. Cylindrical locks can be upgraded to either the DL6100 or the PDL6100. Mortise locks can be upgraded to either the DL6500 or the PDL6500.
DL6100/DL6500 locks are PIN wireless access control Trilogy Networx Locks. PDL6100/PDL6500 locks are PIN/proximity wireless access control Trilogy Networx Locks.
The upgrade kits are designed to replace the existing outside and inside housings and the battery pack. The kit reuses the existing levers, lock cylinder, lock body and strike plate.
For more information, contact your local locksmith distributor or Alarm Lock, web site: www. alarmlock.com/networxupgradekits.html.
Bianchi USA 2013 Automotive Guide
Bianchi USA has released its 2013 Automotive Guide. The guide features information on Bianchi products including transponder keys, clonable keys, key kits, 884 cloning tool, on-board programming procedures and key machines. The Automotive Guide includes a vehicle application chart.
To request a copy of the 2013 Bianchi Automotive Guide, call 800-891-2118 or e-mail: email@example.com.
Using Your Fingers
Have you ever needed to remove a screw or bolt that you cannot see? Place your fingerprint area of your finger over the screw and press against the head for about 20 seconds. The pressure will create a pattern of the shape. Look at your finger and determine if the tool required is a Phillips head, straight slot, Torx or any high security. For small bolts, the shape created can help determine the size.
Illuminated Push Plate Kit
Camden Door Controls’ new Aura LED illuminated push plate kits are designed to provide maximum visibility. These flame and impact resistant push plates are available with a continuous blue light or field selectable colors blue and red or green and red. Colors can be changed at the push plate or remotely. Power requirement is selectable 12/24 volts AC/DC.
For more information, contact your local locksmith distributor or Camden, Web Site: www.camdencontrols.com.
Multiple Use Remote
The 2013 Dodge Dart is available with two ignition methods: keyless or Fobik. Depending upon equipment, the Dart can have a four- or five-button remote. The four buttons are lock, unlock, trunk and panic. The fifth button is remote start. If the Dart is equipped with keyless ignition, the remote has the new tombstone shape.