Electronic Locks

  • Sargent and Greenleaf Opens Innovative Electronic Lock Manufacturing Facility

    New Facility will Help S&G Meet the Rapidly Growing Demand For Their Electronic Locks

    Press Release • March 29th, 2011

  • Electric Strikes: How, Where And Why?

    As locksmiths, we control access. We install locks to keep people out and key those locks with different levels of security to permit only those authorized to gain entry. We install mechanical or electromechanical locks in order to accommodate the...

    Article • March 4th, 2011

  • BHMA Proposes New Standard for Auxiliary Locks

      The Builders Hardware Manufacturers Association (BHMA) announces the publication of ANSI/BHMA A156.36 - 2010 American National Standard for Auxiliary Locks. This standard establishes requirements for auxiliary locks including commercial and...

    Press Release • February 17th, 2011

  • Revolution Retrofit Kit

    The Arrow Revolution™ keyless entry system is now available in a retrofit kit for the Kaba Ilco L1000. For security professionals looking for a secure, cost-effective, simple alternative to standard pushbutton locks, the Arrow Revolution installs...

    Product • February 16th, 2011

  • Networx™ NETPANEL

    Alarm Lock debuts its Networx™  NETPANEL Wireless Prox and/or PIN Code Keypad Series with 2-Door Controller. Extremely versatile, these are the all-new networked   versions of the  popular Trilogy DK/PDK3000 Digital and HID-Reader Keypads, ideal for...

    Product • February 9th, 2011

  • Bridging The Gap Between Mechanical And Electronic Security

    Medeco’s Hybrid product line, released in 2008, was developed in conjunction with HID, an Assa Abloy sister company and a leader in RFID technology. Medeco approached HID with a demanding requirement which was to build an RFID reader which could fit a...

    Article • February 8th, 2011

  • Continuing Education March 2011

      Throughout the year, manufacturers of locks and door hardware make it easy for locksmiths to upgrade their skills and / or learn something new to help their locksmithing businesses prosper. Locksmith distributors are another excellent source for...

    Article • February 8th, 2011

  • News Briefs: Walmart™ Chooses Alarm Lock's DL2700 For Remodel

    Alarm Lock is supplying its top-selling Trilogy® T2 DL2700 to a major procurement company, which supplies Walmart General Contractors nationwide. The Trilogy® DL2700s are used in the Pharmacy for access control into that restricted area. To date...

    Article • February 3rd, 2011

  • Power Supplies: Securitron Goes Off the Grid

    Alternative energy seems to be a popular topic of discussion these days, with the final verdict of its feasibility up for extended debate. Primary concerns about alternative energy sources relate to cost-effectiveness and functionality. Solar energy has...

    Article • January 31st, 2011

  • What Does the Clark-Anixter Merger Mean to the Locksmith?

    What do you see as the advantages to locksmiths from the merger of Clark Security and Anixter? With the acquisition by Anixter, Clark is in the best position yet to help locksmiths succeed in today’s business environment. Clark is already offering...

    Article • January 31st, 2011

  • No Key Required: Emtek Electronic Keypad Locks

    With an electronic keypad lock, there’s no more need to hide keys in the planter or under a rock for those just-in-case happenings. This is just one of the advantages provided by a battery-operated residential or light commercial leverset or deadbolt...

    Article • January 28th, 2011

  • Trends in Electronic Locks

    The electromechanical lock is not new. I installed battery operated motorized deadbolts and electronic locks way back in the 1980s. I remember a “key free” electromechanical knob and deadbolt lockset that was pretty amazing. To enter the...

    Article • January 27th, 2011

  • Black Box Security Solutions

    In the security industry, we use the term “Black Box” to describe a specialized device which performs a unique or custom process. You would resort to a black box when no one manufactures what you need for a project. Generally using a black box is...

    Article • January 17th, 2011

  • Double-Sided Trilogy

    Alarm Lock 5300 series double-sided Trilogy locks are being used on pool gates for homeowner associations (HOA). The easy-to-use keypad door lock program (with fingertip at keypad or via PC) provides security, only allowing tenants and authorized...

    Product • January 14th, 2011

  • Napco Gemini P1664DK1PK

    Napco’s new Gemini P1664DK1PK custom alpha door keypad pak is easy to standardize on with 8 to 64 Zones, 4 Partitions & 64 Users. Napco has taken its popular GEM-P1664 hybrid 8 to 64 zone control panel and literally packed it with its new-style custom...

    Product • January 14th, 2011