Who's shopping for electronic door locks?

Hello,

The topic of electronic (RFID) door locks has come up a few times and I wanted to revisit it. Who out there now is looking for a solution? Who is keeping an eye out for something cool to come along and interested if one does?

Jacob

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We have a normal alarm system and everyone has their own access codes…seems to work well enough for now. RFID would be really cool though…

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On Oct 21, 2010, at 5:09 PM, Jacob Sayles wrote:

Hello,

The topic of electronic (RFID) door locks has come up a few times and I wanted to revisit it. Who out there now is looking for a solution? Who is keeping an eye out for something cool to come along and interested if one does?

Jacob


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We went with a Schlagelink lock system that allows me to link it
with our wireless internet and monitor entry to the building and see who is
using the space. We also have a light module connected to it as well
which allows us to turn on a sentry light after hours. I plan to also
purchase a thermostat to link into the system to monitor our usage there and
make sure we’re energy efficient. The best feature is being able to
link in with my phone and control all of it when I can’t be there, even
to the point of unlocking the front door for a plumber while I am 100 miles
away at a conference!

Thanks & God Bless,

Joel Bennett

Chief Dreamchaser

Veel Hoeden, LLC

641-780-7858

[email protected]

http://veelhoeden.posterous.com/

http://www.twitter.com/veelhoeden

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Sayles

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Sent: Thursday, October 21, 2010 4:10 PM
To: coworking
Subject: [Coworking] Who’s shopping for electronic door locks?

Hello,

The topic of electronic (RFID) door locks has come up a few
times and I wanted to revisit it. Who out there now is looking for a
solution? Who is keeping an eye out for something cool to come along and
interested if one does?

Jacob


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I would be interested in hearing how the Schlage Link system is working for you. I’ve researched that product line and read a lot of mixed reviews regarding reliability and ease of use.

Jesse Jones

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From: [email protected] [mailto:[email protected]] On Behalf Of Joel Bennett
Sent: Thursday, October 21, 2010 1:28 PM
To: [email protected]
Subject: RE: [Coworking] Who’s shopping for electronic door locks?

We went with a Schlagelink lock system that allows me to link it with our wireless internet and monitor entry to the building and see who is using the space. We also have a light module connected to it as well which allows us to turn on a sentry light after hours. I plan to also purchase a thermostat to link into the system to monitor our usage there and make sure we’re energy efficient. The best feature is being able to link in with my phone and control all of it when I can’t be there, even to the point of unlocking the front door for a plumber while I am 100 miles away at a conference!

Thanks & God Bless,

Joel Bennett

Chief Dreamchaser

Veel Hoeden, LLC

641-780-7858

[email protected]

http://veelhoeden.posterous.com/

http://www.twitter.com/veelhoeden

From: [email protected] [mailto:[email protected]] On Behalf Of Jacob Sayles
Sent: Thursday, October 21, 2010 4:10 PM
To: coworking
Subject: [Coworking] Who’s shopping for electronic door locks?

Hello,

The topic of electronic (RFID) door locks has come up a few times and I wanted to revisit it. Who out there now is looking for a solution? Who is keeping an eye out for something cool to come along and interested if one does?

Jacob


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At BootHK in Hong Kong, we are in the process of hacking together our
own RFID door lock which checks membership database and logs entry
data.

The RFID system we chose is based on the ISO14443C Sony Felica
standard, which is also used by the ubiquitous "Octopus" card. The
card is used for small purchase and public transportation payments in
Hong Kong, and is carried by almost everyone in HKG. It is also a card
system widely used in China, India, Singapore, Thailand, Philadelphia,
Bagladesh, and Japan.

Let me know if anyone is interested in more information about our system.

-William Liang
BootHK

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On Fri, Oct 22, 2010 at 7:55 AM, Jesse L. Jones <[email protected]> wrote:

I would be interested in hearing how the Schlage Link system is working for
you. I’ve researched that product line and read a lot of mixed reviews
regarding reliability and ease of use.

Jesse Jones

From: [email protected] [mailto:[email protected]] On
Behalf Of Joel Bennett
Sent: Thursday, October 21, 2010 1:28 PM
To: [email protected]
Subject: RE: [Coworking] Who's shopping for electronic door locks?

We went with a Schlagelink lock system that allows me to link it with our
wireless internet and monitor entry to the building and see who is using the
space. We also have a light module connected to it as well which allows us
to turn on a sentry light after hours. I plan to also purchase a thermostat
to link into the system to monitor our usage there and make sure we’re
energy efficient. The best feature is being able to link in with my phone
and control all of it when I can’t be there, even to the point of unlocking
the front door for a plumber while I am 100 miles away at a conference!

Thanks & God Bless,

Joel Bennett

Chief Dreamchaser

Veel Hoeden, LLC

641-780-7858

[email protected]

http://veelhoeden.posterous.com/

http://www.twitter.com/veelhoeden

From: [email protected] [mailto:[email protected]] On
Behalf Of Jacob Sayles
Sent: Thursday, October 21, 2010 4:10 PM
To: coworking
Subject: [Coworking] Who's shopping for electronic door locks?

Hello,

The topic of electronic (RFID) door locks has come up a few times and I
wanted to revisit it. Who out there now is looking for a solution? Who is
keeping an eye out for something cool to come along and interested if one
does?

Jacob

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Jesse- It’s worked fine for our purposes. I read the
same reviews and found most of the issues were reported more than a year ago
before they tweaked some things and expanded their product line. That
said, there are some limitations to how much you can do with them. For
example: PRO: I love that I can set up scheduled events, like turn a light on
at dusk and have it run until 10p for our folks who come in after hours to
work. CON: I would like to set it up that the doors automatically unlock
at 8a and lock at 5p (and require passcode entry) M-F… but the system
doesn’t allow scheduled lockouts at this time. All this said, for us
it was great to have individual passcodes for everyone, me to have access to
check on/manage the space remotely from a pc or my smartphone, and generally
feel more connected. I was also glad not to be passing copies of keys
around or managing “lost” keys.

I’d give it 4 stars (out of 5)…more for what I wish
was there additionally then any huge issues we have had with it.

One more thing… the info I found online overstates the
monthly investment you actually make. I think they are offering your
first 2 months free before charging you a nominal $9.53 (fee+tax) for the “mobile”
access. Many websites are using their old rates of $12.99 in their write-ups.

Would be happy to provide more detail if you need it.

Thanks & God Bless,

Joel Bennett

Chief Dreamchaser

Veel Hoeden, LLC

641-780-7858

[email protected]

http://veelhoeden.posterous.com/

http://www.twitter.com/veelhoeden

From:
[email protected] [mailto:[email protected]] On Behalf Of Jesse
L. Jones

···

Sent: Thursday, October 21, 2010 6:55 PM
To: [email protected]
Subject: RE: [Coworking] Who’s shopping for electronic door locks?

I would be interested in hearing how the Schlage Link system is
working for you. I’ve researched that product line and read a lot of
mixed reviews regarding reliability and ease of use.

Jesse Jones

From:
[email protected] [mailto:[email protected]] On Behalf Of Joel
Bennett
Sent: Thursday, October 21, 2010 1:28 PM
To: [email protected]
Subject: RE: [Coworking] Who’s shopping for electronic door locks?

We went with a Schlagelink lock system that allows me to link it
with our wireless internet and monitor entry to the building and see who is
using the space. We also have a light module connected to it as well
which allows us to turn on a sentry light after hours. I plan to also
purchase a thermostat to link into the system to monitor our usage there and
make sure we’re energy efficient. The best feature is being able to
link in with my phone and control all of it when I can’t be there, even
to the point of unlocking the front door for a plumber while I am 100 miles
away at a conference!

Thanks & God Bless,

Joel Bennett

Chief Dreamchaser

Veel Hoeden, LLC

641-780-7858

[email protected]

http://veelhoeden.posterous.com/

http://www.twitter.com/veelhoeden

From:
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Sayles
Sent: Thursday, October 21, 2010 4:10 PM
To: coworking
Subject: [Coworking] Who’s shopping for electronic door locks?

Hello,

The topic of electronic (RFID) door locks has come up a few
times and I wanted to revisit it. Who out there now is looking for a
solution? Who is keeping an eye out for something cool to come along and
interested if one does?

Jacob


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Hey Jacob,

Reading through these messages as a newcomer, there wasn't much I
could comment on, but this one I can! I will be using Isonas door
access control system. It's an RFID system that is panel free. Most
importantly, I will be able to program cards and numbers from my house
as I will not always be at the space. It's easy to grow with as there
are no panels, and I can program certain doors to be unlocked at
specific times (conference rooms and such)...again from a remote
location. A little disclaimer is that my dad is an owner of the
company, so in between deciding on everything else, this was an easy
one!

Jes

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On Oct 21, 2:09 pm, Jacob Sayles <[email protected]> wrote:

Hello,

The topic of electronic (RFID) door locks has come up a few times and I
wanted to revisit it. Who out there now is looking for a solution? Who is
keeping an eye out for something cool to come along and interested if one
does?

Jacob

---
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Just to follow up on our progress with our system. We just used off
the shelf reader components and have cobbled it together with a spare
netbook. The down side is that it is roll your own. The good side is
that it will be flexible for us and potentially we can turn it into an
open source project.

Our next step is to update the hardware to simplify things so that it
can be run via USB/system power only, and does not need additional
components or a processor to handle the signaling from the PC to the
lock. Currently it is using an Arduino to handle the lock activation
via USB.

So, the cool thing about this is that we are not issuing any cards to
anyone here, as everyone in HK generally has at least one card that
works with the ISO standards our reader works with.

Cheers,

Jon

@jonbuford
@boothkorg

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On Oct 22, 11:31 am, Bill Liang <[email protected]> wrote:

At BootHK in Hong Kong, we are in the process of hacking together our
own RFID door lock which checks membership database and logs entry
data.

The RFID system we chose is based on the ISO14443C Sony Felica
standard, which is also used by the ubiquitous "Octopus" card. The
card is used for small purchase and public transportation payments in
Hong Kong, and is carried by almost everyone in HKG. It is also a card
system widely used in China, India, Singapore, Thailand, Philadelphia,
Bagladesh, and Japan.

Let me know if anyone is interested in more information about our system.

-William Liang
BootHK

On Fri, Oct 22, 2010 at 7:55 AM, Jesse L. Jones

<[email protected]> wrote:
> I would be interested in hearing how the Schlage Link system is working for
> you. I’ve researched that product line and read a lot of mixed reviews
> regarding reliability and ease of use.

> Jesse Jones

> From: [email protected] [mailto:[email protected]] On
> Behalf Of Joel Bennett
> Sent: Thursday, October 21, 2010 1:28 PM
> To: [email protected]
> Subject: RE: [Coworking] Who's shopping for electronic door locks?

> We went with a Schlagelink lock system that allows me to link it with our
> wireless internet and monitor entry to the building and see who is using the
> space. We also have a light module connected to it as well which allows us
> to turn on a sentry light after hours. I plan to also purchase a thermostat
> to link into the system to monitor our usage there and make sure we’re
> energy efficient. The best feature is being able to link in with my phone
> and control all of it when I can’t be there, even to the point of unlocking
> the front door for a plumber while I am 100 miles away at a conference!

> Thanks & God Bless,

> Joel Bennett

> Chief Dreamchaser

> Veel Hoeden, LLC

> 641-780-7858

> [email protected]

>http://veelhoeden.posterous.com/

>http://www.twitter.com/veelhoeden

> From: [email protected] [mailto:[email protected]] On
> Behalf Of Jacob Sayles
> Sent: Thursday, October 21, 2010 4:10 PM
> To: coworking
> Subject: [Coworking] Who's shopping for electronic door locks?

> Hello,

> The topic of electronic (RFID) door locks has come up a few times and I
> wanted to revisit it. Who out there now is looking for a solution? Who is
> keeping an eye out for something cool to come along and interested if one
> does?

> Jacob

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Jes,

We have an ISONAS system at Office Nomads and for the most part it works fine. The problem is that even though it is panel free, it requires a dedicated windows box which essentially, is a panel. Also, the software on it has an interface only an engineer could love that is way too complex for a simple 2 door system like we have at our space. I posted this message because we are looking to open a 2nd space and I do not want to buy this system again because of the software.

One solution would be to write our own software. The folks at ISONAS were nice enough to give us a spec and we figured out it would be pretty straight forward to write a new driver for the hardware. We can run the doors in stand-alone mode greatly simplifying the requirements. Office Nomads can’t afford to pay for the development of this on our own. Do you think ISONAS would be interested in covering the development costs in return for better software? Can your father ask around in the company and connect me with someone I can talk to about this?

This could be a lot of fun. :slight_smile:

Jacob

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On Wed, Nov 17, 2010 at 9:38 PM, Jes [email protected] wrote:

Hey Jacob,

Reading through these messages as a newcomer, there wasn’t much I

could comment on, but this one I can! I will be using Isonas door

access control system. It’s an RFID system that is panel free. Most

importantly, I will be able to program cards and numbers from my house

as I will not always be at the space. It’s easy to grow with as there

are no panels, and I can program certain doors to be unlocked at

specific times (conference rooms and such)…again from a remote

location. A little disclaimer is that my dad is an owner of the

company, so in between deciding on everything else, this was an easy

one!

Jes

On Oct 21, 2:09 pm, Jacob Sayles [email protected] wrote:

Hello,

The topic of electronic (RFID) door locks has come up a few times and I

wanted to revisit it. Who out there now is looking for a solution? Who is

keeping an eye out for something cool to come along and interested if one

does?

Jacob


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Hi everybody,

We are considering getting something going based on the Arduino DIY platform and a magnetic lock. Advantages of the platform: open, cheap and extendable.

Our requirements:

  • Remote programable (as in the case for operating 2 spaces) through ethernet or Wifi

  • Open (eg no proprietary software/platforms/licensing)

  • Able to drive an electronic lock

  • Work with RFID tags (and maybe later on with Bluetooth and sms because that’s just cool :slight_smile:

  • Cheap

  • Only used for day-lock, so potential reliability issues are more manageable

Regards,

Frederik.

Frederik Denkens

ASPACE coworking

http://twitter.com/aspace

http://aspace.be

That is exactly what we've done, but we are currently using a netbook
for the glue. See earlier about the boot.hk details.

Cheers,

Jon

@jonbuford

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On Thu, Nov 25, 2010 at 9:02 PM, Frederik Denkens <[email protected]> wrote:

Hi everybody,
We are considering getting something going based on the Arduino DIY platform
and a magnetic lock. Advantages of the platform: open, cheap and extendable.
Our requirements:
- Remote programable (as in the case for operating 2 spaces) through
ethernet or Wifi
- Open (eg no proprietary software/platforms/licensing)
- Able to drive an electronic lock
- Work with RFID tags (and maybe later on with Bluetooth and sms because
that's just cool :slight_smile:
- Cheap
- Only used for day-lock, so potential reliability issues are more
manageable
Regards,
Frederik.
Frederik Denkens
ASPACE coworking
http://twitter.com/aspace
http://aspace.be

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There are two projects I know of that are making their own systems like this. Workentile and Bucketworks are both crafting solutions and we are going to have a hackathon in December to talk about a unified solution and the software that goes with it. You should reach out to those two groups and see if you can join them. Of course there is also a certain satisfaction that comes from rolling your own. If you do, please connect back so we can all learn from your experience.

Jacob

···

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On Thu, Nov 25, 2010 at 2:02 PM, Frederik Denkens [email protected] wrote:

Hi everybody,

We are considering getting something going based on the Arduino DIY platform and a magnetic lock. Advantages of the platform: open, cheap and extendable.

Our requirements:

  • Remote programable (as in the case for operating 2 spaces) through ethernet or Wifi
  • Open (eg no proprietary software/platforms/licensing)
  • Able to drive an electronic lock
  • Work with RFID tags (and maybe later on with Bluetooth and sms because that’s just cool :slight_smile:
  • Cheap
  • Only used for day-lock, so potential reliability issues are more manageable

Regards,

Frederik.

Frederik Denkens

ASPACE coworking

http://twitter.com/aspace

http://aspace.be

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Jacob,

Thanks for the pointers! I just sent them both an email, let’s see what comes back.

In any case if we do come up with something working, we’ll be sure to share our experience.

Regards,

Frederik.

Frederik Denkens

Initiatiefnemer ASPACE coworking

+32 475 96 04 93

http://twitter.com/fdenkens

http://twitter.com/aspace

http://aspace.be

Resurrecting a very old thread here, but I’m curious to hear some more recent recommendations for entry security. We’ve been using a Nexia/Schlage door lock (mentioned in this thread) and it’s worked great for us. The problem is that we’re quickly approaching our 30-code limit and will need to move on to something that works for more users. I’d love to keep the cost in the same ballpark, what relatively inexpensive options have people found? I’m not adverse to DIY options, as long as it’s reliable and not too complex to set up.

andy

···

On Thursday, November 25, 2010 3:46:14 PM UTC-5, Frederik Denkens wrote:

Jacob,

Thanks for the pointers! I just sent them both an email, let’s see what comes back.

In any case if we do come up with something working, we’ll be sure to share our experience.

Regards,

Frederik.

Frederik Denkens

Initiatiefnemer ASPACE coworking

+32 475 96 04 93

http://twitter.com/fdenkens

http://twitter.com/aspace

http://aspace.be

Hey guys. At The Cube in Athens, we use an iCon170 RFID system from SecurityBulgaria.com it was very affordable and it has a good API too that allows you to post to databases among other things.

Stavros

···

On Friday, May 30, 2014 8:24:20 PM UTC+3, Andy Soell wrote:

Resurrecting a very old thread here, but I’m curious to hear some more recent recommendations for entry security. We’ve been using a Nexia/Schlage door lock (mentioned in this thread) and it’s worked great for us. The problem is that we’re quickly approaching our 30-code limit and will need to move on to something that works for more users. I’d love to keep the cost in the same ballpark, what relatively inexpensive options have people found? I’m not adverse to DIY options, as long as it’s reliable and not too complex to set up.

andy

On Thursday, November 25, 2010 3:46:14 PM UTC-5, Frederik Denkens wrote:

Jacob,

Thanks for the pointers! I just sent them both an email, let’s see what comes back.

In any case if we do come up with something working, we’ll be sure to share our experience.

Regards,

Frederik.

Frederik Denkens

Initiatiefnemer ASPACE coworking

+32 475 96 04 93

http://twitter.com/fdenkens

http://twitter.com/aspace

http://aspace.be

I’m really anxious to get my hands on a Goji and see how we can replace the biometric sensor we now have for access control. Its too bad they aren’t shipping until Nov.

http://www.gojiaccess.com

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On Thursday, October 21, 2010 6:09:34 PM UTC-3, Jacob Sayles wrote:

Hello,

The topic of electronic (RFID) door locks has come up a few times and I wanted to revisit it. Who out there now is looking for a solution? Who is keeping an eye out for something cool to come along and interested if one does?

Jacob


Office Nomads - Individuality without Isolation
http://www.officenomads.com - (206) 323-6500

I’m going to reply to this in detail soon. I promise. I have SO many opinions and have now tried 5 different kinds of locks. Stay tuned! I bet you’re just wetting your pants with anticipation!

···

On Thursday, October 21, 2010 3:09:34 PM UTC-6, Jacob Sayles wrote:

Hello,

The topic of electronic (RFID) door locks has come up a few times and I wanted to revisit it. Who out there now is looking for a solution? Who is keeping an eye out for something cool to come along and interested if one does?

Jacob


Office Nomads - Individuality without Isolation
http://www.officenomads.com - (206) 323-6500

Actually I’m just on this post right now, I’m totally dying for some info! I’m on a tight budget after a huge fitout and I’m stuck using old school keys. Someone in Melbourne has a Lockitron prototype and they say it works great, but it and Goji just seem vaporware with these huge delays. I’m also not super technical, so some of the roll your own stuff feels way beyond me. Can’t wait for your response!

Cheers, Jay

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On Monday, June 2, 2014 11:59:03 PM UTC+10, Angel Kwiatkowski wrote:

I’m going to reply to this in detail soon. I promise. I have SO many opinions and have now tried 5 different kinds of locks. Stay tuned! I bet you’re just wetting your pants with anticipation!

On Thursday, October 21, 2010 3:09:34 PM UTC-6, Jacob Sayles wrote:

Hello,

The topic of electronic (RFID) door locks has come up a few times and I wanted to revisit it. Who out there now is looking for a solution? Who is keeping an eye out for something cool to come along and interested if one does?

Jacob


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Locks that Cohere has used.

A regular door lock that uses a key.

I don’t recommend this. It’s cumbersome to issue keys, get the keys back, remember to lock and unlock the door. If you’re staffed all the time, you don’t have to worry about this. Cohere is largely unstaffed.

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http://www.amazon.com/Schlage-FE575-PLY-626-ELA/dp/B001COEZTU/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1401812326&sr=8-2&keywords=schlage+keyless

For interior door that members use to get in to the coworking space.

Pros-easy to program, easy to use, keypad lights up

Cons-it relocks every time the door closes so members have to code in every time (considering our patio, breakroom, conference room and bathrooms on on the other side of the door they’re coding in A LOT)


http://www.amazon.com/Schlage-Wireless-Keypad-Lock-Nickel/dp/B001NEK6JM/ref=sr_1_11?ie=UTF8&qid=1401812418&sr=8-11&keywords=schlage+keyless+commercial

We had the link-less version of this on our exterior door at our first space. It was easy to program. Each member got their own code so I could delete them when they left and you could put a code in at the start of the day that would keep the door open until you put the code back in at night.

Pros-pretty easy to program, I liked the continuous pass through feature

Cons-only works well if staff can remember to unlock/lock it each day


http://www.amazon.com/Codelock-0460-SS-Narrow-CL0460/dp/B0082WO7GQ/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1401812556&sr=8-1&keywords=narrow+stile+codelock

This is what we just installed on our interior aluminum storefront doors. This is a mechanical lock which makes it cheaper but you can only have ONE code at a time and you really have to press the numbers to make them work.

Pros-no batteries or fancy bells and whistles. The cheapest storefront narrow stile lock you can get. It looks nice

Cons-you have to remove the lock completely to change the code <—yikes. It’s best to have a real locksmith install this badboy. Keypad doesn’t light up and our hallway is dark-ish. It got installed kind of low on the door so you really have to bend over to punch in the numbers.


http://www.amazon.com/Alarm-Lock-Trilogy-Standard-Cylinder/dp/B001IADJ4A/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1401812968&sr=8-1&keywords=dl2800

This guy is a show-off. You can program it 6 ways to Sunday but you never will because it’s ridiculous.

Pro-get your landlord to pay for this one :slight_smile: It’s commercial quality, solid and works like a charm. You can program it a thousand different ways if you have a degree in commercial code programming.

Cons-you have to have a disk in a computer that actually has a disk drive and then hook up your computer to the lock with a little cable. You change everything in the computer program then push the info into the lock via the cable. I have done this exactly 3 times in 2 years and plan to never do it again unless some crackhead unjoins Cohere and we fear for our security. If that happens, we have bigger problems then just our door lock.

On Monday, June 2, 2014 8:55:53 AM UTC-6, Jay Chubb wrote:

Actually I’m just on this post right now, I’m totally dying for some info! I’m on a tight budget after a huge fitout and I’m stuck using old school keys. Someone in Melbourne has a Lockitron prototype and they say it works great, but it and Goji just seem vaporware with these huge delays. I’m also not super technical, so some of the roll your own stuff feels way beyond me. Can’t wait for your response!

Cheers, Jay

On Monday, June 2, 2014 11:59:03 PM UTC+10, Angel Kwiatkowski wrote:

I’m going to reply to this in detail soon. I promise. I have SO many opinions and have now tried 5 different kinds of locks. Stay tuned! I bet you’re just wetting your pants with anticipation!

On Thursday, October 21, 2010 3:09:34 PM UTC-6, Jacob Sayles wrote:

Hello,

The topic of electronic (RFID) door locks has come up a few times and I wanted to revisit it. Who out there now is looking for a solution? Who is keeping an eye out for something cool to come along and interested if one does?

Jacob


Office Nomads - Individuality without Isolation
http://www.officenomads.com - (206) 323-6500

This list is awesome, thank you Angel!

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