Schlage BE469

The Schlage BE469 Connect Camelot Touchscreen Deadbolt is a great alternative to regular door locks as it offers a higher level of security. It’s designed for exterior use and it can keep your home securely locked while offering you wireless communication. Although it initially came at a pretty high price, this WiFi door lock is now a lot cheaper. The reasonable price tag combined with its overall capabilities makes it a desirable choice to go with for any intelligent homeowner.

Main features

This is not a Bluetooth gadget, but a smart door lock that can be controlled via a wireless technology called Z-Wave that makes home security faster, easier and more convenient. Some of its particularities are:

  • Alexa – This model is compatible with voice technology. You can easily lock and unlock the door without touching anything
  • Touchscreen – The fingerprint-resistant touchscreen will protect the housing from fingerprints and smudges so the fingerprint pattern remain undetectable
  • Indicator – You will be able to know when the battery is running low as it has been designed with a yellow low-battery indicator

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Ease of use

The access codes can be programmed right from the lock or using the Z-Wave platform provider. For maximum security and convenience, it can memorize up to 30 user codes, so any family member can have their own code. This is also great for when you want to offer someone access for a limited time since you can immediately erase their code without having to change your personal entrance code. Some of its particularities are:

  • Programmable – If relatives are coming over, simply program a temporary code that will allow them access during their stay
  • Bolt Mechanism – The strong motorized bolt mechanism automatically locks and unlocks the door when a user code is entered and there is also the possibility of using a key as a backup. The device uses a 5-pin cylinder bolt and it comes with two keys included so you can easily get inside if the device is not working for any reason
  • Batteries – It operates on 4 batteries and there is an indicator light that lets you know when the batteries are running out of power

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Security

This device uses ANSI Grade 1, a high-quality residential security system that provides the highest level of security and reliable assistance at any access point in your house. The reliability of this system makes it one of the most popular choices in this industry. Some of its safety features are:

  • Code – Access is granted using a 4-digit code that you set yourself using the interface keyboard
  • Alarm – It features a built-in alarm technology that lets you know with an audible alert every time it senses the movement of the door. You can choose from three types of alert, namely Activity, Tamper, or Forced Entry
  • Shield – The door lock includes an anti-pick shield that protects it against lock tampering and prevents any break-in attempts
Specifications
Dimensions 3″ x 5″ x 1″
Weight 3.8 pounds
Color Bright brass/satin nickel/matte black/bright chrome/aged bronze
Battery 4 AA alkaline batteries
Battery Back-up
Method of Opening Keypad/smartphone/key
App
Automatic Locking
Traditional Manual Keys 2
Warranty Lifetime mechanical and finish warranty/3-year electronics warranty

Design and installation

This unit consists of an inside escutcheon and an outside one that offers you access from both inside and outside your home. While it is not a matter of high importance, the design of the device is very appealing and it can enhance the overall design of your home. The door thickness range that this device supports is somewhere between 1-3/8” and 1-3/4”, and installation is a breeze using only a screwdriver and with no wiring required. Its design characteristics are:

  • Versatile – It’s available in 5 different color finishes to match any design detail of your home. You can choose from Aged Bronze, Bright Brass, Bright Chrome, Matte Black, Satin Chrome, and Satin Nickel
  • Operating Temperature – The inside escutcheon can resist to temperatures between -10 and 49 degrees Celsius, and the outside escutcheon operates perfectly in temperatures ranging from -35 to 66 degrees Celsius
  • Fingerprint Resistant – The durable touchscreen is available in a matte finish and it is fingerprint-resistant so you won’t have to worry about fingerprints and smudges

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Warranty and support

The warranty of this product is quite impressive and it will guarantee that you will be using it in the best conditions for a very long time. The mechanical and finish parts of the unit are covered by a lifetime warranty, while the electronic components are backed by a limited 3-year warranty.

Final considerations

Featuring the Z-wave technology that allows you to easily control this door lock via your smart device, you will no longer have to use keys in order to secure your home. Besides this, the model is made of high-quality materials that are meant to last for many years, providing you a secure home for protecting both you and your family. The installation process is rather easy and according to the many customers who bought this model, it doesn’t develop any operating issues, which is a proof that it’s a well-made home lock. Additionally, you will surely like the features it comes with, as well as the possibility to choose from various color options.