How your small business would benefit from a time lock safe

how your small business would benefit from a time lock safe

A time lock safe is maybe just what your business needs. Crime prevention has been around since the 1960’s and since this time all aspects of physical security has exploded world wide. Everyday you hear on the news that more and more crimes are taking place, not just physical loss such as theft, burglary, damage to property.. On top of this, the digital age we live in has created a new type of criminal, the cyber attack thief out there lying to steal your identity, money or property. All these types of criminals leave people and companies with severe losses on damage bills which could easily be avoided if we all take people security cautiously. Depending on your type of business, this will determine the level of security you need and your security arrangement you have in place such as security alarm, high security locks, CCTV monitors, high security safes and other advanced security technology will need to be expanded on as your business grows and never forget to protect your cyber security.

If you take your security at business or home seriously and implement security products into your residence or work place, the threat and risk of a thief targeting your premises is greatly reduced. A time lock safe can help secure your office items such as cash, valuables and important documentaries from theft.

How a time lock safe (also known as time delay safe) operate?

The basic function of time lock safes is to manage the safe lock on a time locking and multiple user operation allowing specific times, days and personnel to access the time lock safe. The time locking digital key pad is installed on the place of your safes communication dial lock or key lock and then the time delay lock can be custom programmed to meet your companies security requirements.

There are many types and functions of time lock safes to choose from. Some of the main options are as set out below, and are widely used by businesses including Bank Safes, high security vaults, commercial safes, jewelry safes, drug safes, Automatic teller machine (ATM), cash in transit operations, Government containers or cabinets, gun safes or rifle safes.

The time lock safes such as a Kaba LG master, Kaba LA Gard Auditcon 2, Kaba LA Gard Combogard pro, Kaba LA Gard Auditgard, Kaba LA Gard Smartpoint, Kaba LA Gard Questor, or Kaba LA Gard Axessor and Kaba LA Gard Paxos.

Ideal high security functions includes the following features:

  • Multi user and audit trail safe locking
  • Anti hold up protection safe locking
  • duress alarm (silent alarm) safe locking
  • Time delay key override safe locking
  • Lock out function-renders lock inactive safe
  • Dual locking safe – 2 separate users to open safes
  • Manager override control user safes
  • Audit trail safes – safe retails all events
  • Programmed time delay safes – day – night – weekend
  • Self powered stand alone safes
  • Bio metric fingerprint safe locking
  • Australian Government “B” Class locking safes
  • SCEC endorsed locking safes
  • Spy proof input pad locking safes
  • Network locking safes
  • Remote stand alone safes

Let us explain in more details on the functions of time lock safes such as the Kaba La Gard secure entry level electronic safe and ATM lock, providing full electronic security including it allows 2 uses, both user one and user two, but the primary user can control the safe lock, lock out or delete the second user as required. Kaba La gard Basic has a wrong penalty function which means that attempting to guess the combination more than 4 times will render the lock inactive for a period of 5 minutes. This electronic safe lock key pad gives audio and visual signal for ease of use and the codes are easily and quickly changed, therefore do not require a locksmith. The batteries used in the control key pad that input on the safes does so this allows easy changeover.

Check out these popular products with the above-mentioned wonderful features: CMI Premier Safe PR1, CMI Security Safe Basic 1D, CMI Mini Deposit Safe DEP3D. Browse to select the safe that is best suitable for your business.

Kaba La Gard Combogard Pro series

The Combogard is a full featured perfect for cash businesses sequencing time delay safe locking or anti holding protection on time locking safes requirements which has proven to be an effective deterrent against theft. The Kaba La Gard combogard Pro electronic digital key pad is an easy to use push button operation with a standard 6 digit combination. This allows for 1,000,000 possible pin code changes on the keypad can be adapted for up to 9 digits pin combination and the Combogard pro time delay safe key pad has a wrong penalty lock out function which will render the lock inactive for a period of 5 minutes if anyone attempts to guess the combination more than 4 times.

LA Gard Auditgard Series

  • The LA Gard Audit Gard offers audit trail chat which will give the last 512 events as captured according date and time stamp and this can all be extracted to a PC registered user
  • up to 9 individual opening codes being 1 manager and 8 users.
    The manager controls the users and can add or remove as necessary. It can also be set up as a 3 level management system with the control code able to add and remove manager when required.
  • Time delay override facility. A time delay override code can be enabled to allow immediate access for an authorised user such as a cash carrier.
    The time delay function work by entering a valid combination this activate the delay period which can be programmed from 1 to 99 minutes if a staff member is under duress. This feature is designed to prevent the lock from being opened immediately.
  • Wrong try penalties
    Attempting to guess the combination more than 4 times will render the lock dead for a period of 5 minutes.
  • Duress Alarm
    If this duress alarm / silent alarm is connected, it can integrate with an alarm panel by an interface box. This will allow the user to trigger a duress signal alarm which will opening the safe allowing authorities to be alerted without the communal knowing . alternatively a duress interface can be used to remotely lockout the safe by the alarm providers. Certification of the LA Gard Audit Gard are UL listing, type 1-VDS listing, class 2.

LA Gard Smart Series

The LA Guard smart series offers first time dial combination and time delay extension: the LA Gard smart lock features includes time delay period which can be set for 1 to 99 minutes.

  • User role assignment
    LG Master smart point, a role assignment can be programmed to restrict user access
  • Remote override
    input signal to the alarm panel will disable opening of the lock by a valid code for finger with bio-metrics.
  • Time delay
    (2) Time delay lock schedules can be programmed into lock. A time delay override code can be enabled to allow immediate access if required.
  • multiple locks
    where a safe has a separate compartment, one input logic module can control up to 5 locks on individual doors
  • dual code LG Master
    This sequence 2 valid codes could gain entry to the lock. This security feature allows 2 authorised Users to open the lock. It can be programmed for the first time opening such as the start of the day.
  • Dual token LG Master smart point
    this can be used with combination and bio-metric finger reader (smart point) combination only to open, or combination and E-key II (LG E-key II or bio-metric finger print reader provides double security on sites, where code sharing is a issue as the lock cannot be opened without the physical presence of the key or finger print.
  • Duress alarm
    The silent alarm (duress alarm) can be enabled from the lock. An interface to the alarm base allows a user to silently activate a duress alarm. While still opening the safe this will notify the autorities with out altering the criminal or another option. The silent alarm interface can be used to remotely lock off the safe by your alarm provider. These are the following modules 9030 LG master logic module (with E-Key II option, without bio-metrics).

9150 SmartLinc II Logic Module (without biometrics)

The certification for the LG Smart Series EN1300 B, Vds Class 2, UL Type1, UL Listing, Type 1, Vds Listing Class 2. The LG Smart series biometric version is a smart option to look at as some of the benefits of biometrics are excellent.

The bio-metric lock will increase management efficiency for the control of staff safe. Access sights code sharing is not possible as to open the safe, a valid finger print is required an added benefit in this feature makes the audit trail more valid. It will eliminate the hard and soft cost associated with keys and combinations to create a non-refutable identification, and hold each User accountable through an extensive audit capabilities. You can control multiple compartment with a safe with 1 bio-metric unit: the Bio-metric reader passed Class 1 requirements.

The lock can be set to finger print only on finger print and code. It can register and store 100 codes and finger prints in the lock. It is always suggested for a user to register at least 2 finger prints in case one finger is damaged due to an injury.

For high quality electronic safes, vaults and ATM locks, the smart lock digital is a world leading product that is the industry standard for security safe. They are widely used through out Australia in retail for their efficient and reliable operation, in financial industries for their exceptional security features, in banking for their safe and secure reliability, commercial for their dependability and user friendly function, business for their credible reputation, restaurant for their quick and accurate process, and residential for their trusted brand name.

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