Digital Locks and combination locks are becoming an ever more popular option for securing your door. Digital locks can offer various levels of security and we offer a comprehensive range from leading brands such as Hoppe, KABA, Trilogy and Codelocks.
The term "digital lock" applies to entry locks where a combination code is required on the keypad on the lock and a mechanical part such as a knob or lever needs to be turned for entry. There are two main types of digital locks: electronic and mechanical.
Electrical Digital Locks require power in order to work and usually require just a couple of AA batteries. Electronic Digital Locks can offer a higher level of security on doors as different codes for different users can be programmed into the lock in much the same way as you would on an electronic keypad.
Mechanical Digital Locks require no power whatsoever and work by depressing a code on the lock correctly which then frees the mechanism, thus allowing entry through the door. Digital Locks are a more cost friendly solution for standalone access control where key fobs and proximity cards aren’t required and codes on both kinds of digital lock are very easy to change should the need arise.
There are many different types of digital locks available and they can range from light duty to very heavy duty – the one you require will be dependent on how much use it will require, how much traffic is expected to pass through the door on a regular basis and also, the location.
Some digital locks can be installed on external doors and in certain circumstances, you may require a digital lock that has a keypad both sides of the door for security. These kind of digital locks must never be installed on a Fire Escape Route Door as quick exit in the event of a fire is non-negotiable.
If you would like any help in choosing the right digital lock for your requirements, please give our friendly and knowledgeable sales team on 01305 257996.
The Arrone AR195 digital lock is a low-budget mechanical push button door lock that is easy to fit. It has a hold open button and allows for codes between 4-7 digits.
The CL2255 is a low to medium duty electronic lock providing simple, effective access control. The CL2000 has been designed to be easily fitted as a new install or as a rapid retrofit when upgrading from basic single code mechanical digital locks.
The KABA E2031 E-Plex is an electronic digital lock with key override. It allows up to 100 user codes and has an anti-tamper lockout function.
The Trilogy DL2700 Digital Lock is an electronic digital lock of advanced design with several programmable features suitable for internal and external applications. Three security levels are provided: Master, Manager and Basic User. The lock includes 100 User Codes, has a long battery operation, is easy to programme and highly weather resistant.
The CL5010 is a heavy duty electronic tubular mortice latch code lock, with full size lever handles for use in high traffic applications.
The KABA Simplex 7106 digital lock with nightlatch has a single access code and is highly weather resistant.