Schlage Connect Camelot Touchscreen Deadbolt FE469NX ACC 716 CAM LH Review 2016

Schlage Connect Camelot Touchscreen Deadbolt with Built-In Alarm and Handleset Grip with Accent Lever FE469NX ACC 716 CAM LH

Can a lock be much more than just a device that is designed to let you in as well as out of your home and prevent intruders from doing the same? Technically speaking, it can’t but most certainly, it may do a lot more than just opening and closing with a key. Schlage Connect Camelot Touchscreen Deadbolt, FE469NX ACC 716 CAM LH is a good example of this. While at its core it’s a device designed to keep invaders out of your home while letting you in, the internet connected features and touchscreen usually go a long way towards making it extremely useful.

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From your house door to your smartphone, you need an advanced technology which makes life much simpler. Schlage Connect usually combine all the best security features into one single lock, which redefine what it simply means to be safe. With a smooth and modern touchscreen, you actually have the convenience of going key-less and you will no longer have keys to hide, lose, carry or even forget. The touchscreen that is fingerprint-resistant ensures the numbers will not be detectable to the intruders after repeated use.

Features of Schlage Connect Camelot Touchscreen Deadbolt Touchscreen

Touchscreen

As indicated by the name, the first thing that you will notice regarding this particular deadbolt is the touchscreen. It allows you to enter and also exit your house by simply entering a pin having not removed a key from your pocket. If unlocking your door with the touchscreen isn’t enough, this lock is also smartphone compatible.

You’re just needed to sign up for a Nexia account and buy a compatible Nexia bridge which plugs into your house’s router. After it has been installed and also the lock’s Z-Wave radio has been properly connected to the system, you will be able to unlock your door using your smartphone.

Alarm

The lock also includes a number of useful features such as an alarm. There are three types of alarms, tamper, forced entry alert, and activity, each of which may be adjusted in order to suit your preferences. For instance, you may set it to chirp in case someone knocks on the door. Also, you can still set it to stream in case someone hits the door with too much force. This can simply be set directly on the lock, though it’s much easier to do with some of the online features.

Temporary Pin codes

One of the features that will surely amaze you is the ability to set up the temporary pin codes. For example, if you have someone who will be coming to watch your house or even water the plants when you’re away, you may give them a code which automatically expires on a particular date. In fact, the lock supports more than thirty different codes.

Pros

  • Installation is fairly straightforward and only takes less than one hour
  • Customer service is always well regarded by the customers
  • Works with several Z-wave compatible hubs like Wink, SmartThings, Vera for remote monitoring as well as control
  • About 30 user codes may be used at the same time

Cons

  • Hard to see the screen when in direct sunlight
  • Doesn’t work with Zigbee Hubs
  • Need to purchase a home automation hub for you to be able to make use of it remotely.

To secure you house from intruders, simply install Schlage Connect Camelot Touchscreen Deadbolt, FE469NX ACC 716 CAM LH.

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