Digital safes with electronic lock
Our range of electronic safes come in a variety of different sizes and also for different uses, these vary from entry level types which act just as a deterrent to a thief, to models which protect documents from fire, to models designed for storing cash in them for secure keeping.
The benefits of having a safe with a digital keypad are varied and include the following:
- You do not need to keep a key with you at all times which some insurance companies require you to do.
- There is no spare key to keep hidden securely away.
- You can change a code at any time if you think there is someone who has discovered it.
- Advanced electronic locks on an electronic digital safe have an audit trail facility meaning you can see who have used the safe.
- Some safes can be wired up to your alarm system with a duress function which can alert the Police in the event of you or staff being held up.
- Certain locks will offer a different amount of user codes which gives you flexibility to program different numbers for staff.
You also need to know that with these types of safes that you will need to ensure you change the batteries on a 6-12 month basis and that you remember the code to gain access. Some models will have an override method which include an emergency key or manufacturer master code, however any models which are insurance approved will not have these options.
Buying the right digital safe
A good combination lock that is easy and reliable to operate is essential to make good use of your safe. With electronic safes the cheaper safes without certification are less reliable. A good lock simply costs a little more. We advise you to base your choice on what you wish to store in the safe and what type of protection you need.
A security safe with electronic lock
A security safe has a certain cash rating. This indicates what the maximum value of the safe's contents may be according to insurers and what they may pay out. This is determined on the basis of the degree of protection offered by the safe. It is issued on the basis of the certificate that the safe has received after independent testing.
A fireproof safe with electronic lock
A fire resistant safe mainly provides protection against fire and is not necessarily good burglary resistant. Are you looking for a fire resistant safe? Then select the desired duration and type of fire protection. Different standards apply for the protection of paper or data media. Also take a look at our complete range of fire resistant safes.
There are combination safes that offer protection for both fire and burglary. Select for fire protection and value storage. A selection of the best burglary and fire resistant safes can be found at our European certified high security safes. Which ever product you choose, you should always ensure it is bolted down. This applies to safes of all types as the last thing you want is a thief from removing the safe and having all the time in the world to get it open.
Differences in digital combination locks
Digital combination locks come in different variations. From a simple coded numerical lock to advanced time-delayed locks with connection to the alarm system. Extensive information on safe locks with all advantages and disadvantages can be found in our guide: Which type of safe lock to choose?
Feel free to contact us for tailored advice. We will be happy to help you make the right choice.