Biometric locks can add a high tech and high security flair to any residential or commercial setting. In this blog post, the high security lock installation specialists at Nonstop Locksmith will go into detail regarding the various types of the best fingerprint door locks, so that you can make a more educated choice in determining what type of fingerprint door lock you’d like to have installed at your property.
Ardwolf A20 Keyless Biometric Fingerprint Door Lock
This battery powered door lock works with deadlock bolts that are jimmy and shimming proof. THey allow you to access the door through fingerprint entry, pin codes, a traditional key, or a combination of any of these through a dual authentication process. It’s affordable, waterproof, and allows for many versatile access options – with all the strong security offered by a strong deadlock latch bolt.
Adel 3398 Keyless Biometric Fingerprint Door Lock
This entry level homeowner and business owner door lock has access options including fingerprint/biometric entrance, a numerical password, and a mechanical key. It can contain over 100 registered fingerprints, but can only use one numerical password at a time. It also has the option of fully documented audit trails of all lock activity. This is fine however, as it’s simply more secure when the door is programmed to only open for specific fingerprints – especially in a workplace setting, as it removes the necessity to give tons of your employees the same password.
U-tec Ultraloq UL3
This cheap lock is meant to be used in homes and businesses, but isn’t the best for high security environments. It has an IP65 dustproof and water rating, and can store up to 90 separate fingerprints. The keyway is at the lower part of the lock’s body, making it much harder to break through the lock. It has advanced fingerprint verification, can be installed easily by amateurs, is weather resistant, and has efficient energy settings which help the lock’s internal batteries last much longer.
Yale TDM4109 Mortise Lock
This biometric lock is sleek and futuristic, and can be opened with fingerprints (of course) as well as a numerical code and traditional key. It utilizes progressive scanning that accurately captures fingerprints, making it easier to access your door. It simply requires a single touch to read your prints, and it also boasts an anti-panic egress handle that allows for easy access in emergency situations, making this lock a good choice for school, office, or institutional placement. It can be programmed with up to 20 different fingerprint, and has a high security mortise lock cylinder, an automatic alarm, and an emergency power supply terminal that can be used in the event of a power outage.
Westinghouse RTS Pin Code Lock and Fingerprint Door Lock
This lock is best utilized in business environments. It’s finger sensor works along with a traditional key and a pin code, as well as a CMOS optical fingerprint scanner that works by converting light into an electric signal, quickly and accurately reading fingerprints. It has a high grade commercial metal lock body that is built for longevity, and can be integrated with smart devices. It allows for the transfer and viewing of lock audit trails on multiple devices, making it ideal for business managers.
Samsung SHS-P718 Fingerprint Digital Door Lock
This fantastic door lock can be accessed with a pin code, fingerprints, or even an RFID code. It allows for authentication based access, which requires the pairing of your fingerprint with another access method, ensuring a stronger level of security. It can be programmed with 30 pin codes and up to 100 fingerprints. It has 5 mechanical keys included that can be used as an emergency access method if there is any sort of power related deficiency with the device. It has a mortise cylinder in a strongly build lock body, and a special patented push-pull lock handle that protects from bypass methods – and even a built in alarm that can be integrated with smart home / smart phone / security devices.