Category Archives: Safes

“MINI” SAFES: ALL THE ADVANTAGES AND FEATURES

Security safes are generally associated with being heavy objects and, after purchase, they are installed, in most cases, at a certain point in the house and then remain there for a lifetime. However, as it is a durable object it is important to make sure you consider carefully and thoroughly evaluate your purchase so that the safe can fulfil its security function in the best possible way and for as long as possible.  

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VIRO AMS ELECTRONIC NOTICEBOARD: CONTROLLED ACCESS TO VALUABLES

In the previous article, we limited ourselves to presenting the features and uses of this modular system designed for the storage of valuables with controlled access. Today, on the other hand, we will describe in detail the technical features of the main module and the software in use. We will then go on to present the possible configurations indicating dimensions, number of compartments by configuration and weight.

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The electronic safe does not respond, how do I open it? (Part 2)

In this blog we propose solutions to some of the most common drawbacks which users in possession of electronic safes of various brands tend to face. Thanks to the requests of our users, we can provide a small useful guide which can be consulted by all those who are in the same situation at the moment or in the future. In this blog we have already talked about how to open a safe if the batteries are flat, if there are no external contacts and the emergency key has been lost. Continue reading

Safes: only with a combination or also with an emergency key?

It may happen that an electronic safe can no longer be opened. It seems unlikely, but the most common reason is simply that the combination has been forgotten. Another possible reason is that the batteries are flat. When purchasing an electronic safe for the first time one generally also has the fear of not being able to open it due to an electronic faults, but, in the case of good quality products and workmanship, that is an extremely remote event.

In all these situations it is very useful to be able to open the safe with an emergency key. However, the key poses a major security issue. Continue reading

How to recognize a good quality safe at a glance

In the previous blog we have seen which locks exist for safes: mechanical, electronic, biometric. But let us now imagine that we are in a hardware store and that we have in front of us different models of safes: some expensive and others cheaper, of known and lesser known brands, simple and complicated. How do you understand which ones to take into consideration and which ones to discard because they are less secure? Some aspects, such as the quality of the materials, are not easily visible, but there are several clues which can help us understand if the safe we are looking at is designed and manufactured well or not. Let’s have a look at some. Continue reading

Which is the most effective lock for your safe? Key, electronic combination, mechanical combination or biometric?

When choosing a locking system for a safe it is worth remembering that a lock must not only be able to withstand any attacks, but also allow easy and secure management during daily use. Even the best lock is useless if its keys are easily accessible by a thief.
Ease of use and security in the day-to-day management of keys are factors which substantially differentiate different types of locks; let’s see why.

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