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Buying an Electric Safe: Go Electronic
difference between a manual locking safe and an electronic
safe? While both safes use a metal bolt to lock the
a manual safe uses a series of pins and wheels to engage the bolt,
while electronic safes use a digital
mechanism, usually a digital keypad, to move the bolt to an open and
So how else
does an electronic safe differ from its manual counterpart?
Ease of Use
One of the
biggest pluses of a digital electronic safe is how quickly and
easily they can be opened. Once you’ve entered a personal pin number,
able to punch in your code on a digital keypad to open the safe without
There won’t be any hassle carefully turning dials; just a quick 4-6
and you’re in.
great aspect of an electronic safe
is that the code can be switched on the fly. As long as you know the
can be switched easily. We recommend changing your code regularly, as
great way to ensure that your safe will remain secure.
Choosing a Code
comes time to choose a code for your electronic
safe, make sure not to choose something obvious. Disregard
the year you
were born, birthdays, telephone numbers, addresses – anything that can
easily linked to you personally. At the same time, choose something
won’t forget. Your safe is no good to you if you forget the code.
Electronic safes run off
battery power. This means
that eventually the battery will have to be recharged or replaced. Many
digital electronic safes come with a
‘sleep’ feature. When the safe is ‘asleep’, it will be using the lowest
of energy possible. This will lengthen the battery’s life, saving you
hassle of having to replace it often.
safe’s battery dies, and you don’t have a charger or replacement, then
should come with an override key that will open the safe in emergency
There are a
variety of electronic safes
available, and you’ll have to decide which one works best for you. If
looking to store a collection of guns and firearms, then an electronic
designed to hold guns is the best option. If you’re want to add hide
from view, an electronic floor or wall safe work spectacularly. A wall
doesn’t have the storage capacity most safes, but if you’re only
store a few items, it’s a great way to conceal your safe from burglars.
same goes for floor safes; the more you slow down a thief, the less
he’ll have to access your valuables.
safes are free-standing, and while they lack a fancy name, still get
done. These have great storage capacity and a multitude of features,
adjustable shelves, interior lights and more.
are a great way to keep your things secure, and their ease of use makes
great pick when it comes time to choose a safe for your home or office.