MiLocks Keyless Entry Deadbolts have been in the industry for over 20 years and are known for affordable & efficient smart locks. Each MiLock seems to perfectly solve a problem. Users of Milocks get the feeling that the locks were made to suit them. The MiLocks DKK-02SN is no doubt proof of their prowess. This particular bump-proof lock has a single cylinder.
This smart lock is for you if you:
- Have a low budget
- Need your door to auto lock after you
- Need a lock that can fit into latch holes of various shapes
- Need a lock that has a 25-year mechanical warranty
- Need a lock suitable for outdoor usage
- Need a lock that has a 1-year electrical warranty
- Need a lock that has a lifetime warranty on its exterior finish.
MiLocks DKK-02SN – What’s in the box?
- Front Keypad/Keyhole Module
- Back Interior Module
- Adjustable Door Latch
- Back Mounting Plate
- 2 Large Back Plate Mounting Screws
- 2 Medium Back Plate Mounting Screws
- 2 Back Module Mounting Screws
- 2 Traditional Keys
Tearing It Apart – The Review
Electronic Deadbolts are swiftly becoming the norm. They offer increased security, easy usage and they reduce stress, chances of being locked out and hassles generally. The MiLocks DKK-02SN is operated by codes. Its smooth touchpad has each digit spaced out for easy operation. On the attached knob lies the keyhole for people who would rather use a key. This lock is great because it gives options and if you happen to live with someone who has not quite come around to smart locks, you have the perfect solution. The keypad has a smooth and attractive exterior that blends right into doors.
The MiLocks DKK-02SN is above your average smart lock. It meets the ANSI rating and is bump-proof. Although it is not compatible with any app, it can be unlocked with the traditional key as well as the code. Each lock comes not with one, but two traditional keys. With the MiLocks DKK-02SN , you can set six different codes with lengths of 2-8 digits. Ideally, that creates room for six users but who says two persons cannot share a code. If a wrong code is inputted 4 times consecutively, an alarm will go off.
A master code can also be set to effectively oversee security.
The Good … The Merrier
Another upside is that even doors with different shapes of latch holes can use this lock. This lock was obviously designed for residential use, but that is not to say it cannot be used otherwise. Your latch back set must however be a minimum of 2 3/8 inches to a maximum of 2 3/4 inches to be compatible. To be sure the MiLocks DKK-02SN will fit your door, it must also be of a minimum thickness of 1.25 inches and a maximum of 1.875 inches. To install, a standard Philips screwdriver is all that is needed. Installing this smart lock does not require expertise of any sort and the instructions are very easy to understand and follow.
The DKK-02ST also has audible tones informing you of an entry, automatic locking, and even low battery. It runs on 4 AA batteries which are not included. It also auto locks after ten seconds of being unlocked. The keypad’s backlight lights up at the touch of your finger tip making it possible to painlessly operate at night.
Final Notes on the MiLocks DKK-02ST Review
The great thing about this lock is the fact that we get great warranties. On the Electrical Warranty, we are covered for a year. We have a 25 Year Mechanical Warranty and an unbeatable Lifetime Warranty on the exterior finish.
What is even more exciting is the price. The MiLocks DKK-02ST is affordable and without doubt, gives you your money’s worth. Perhaps it would have been better if this lock was compatible with an app to allow home owners monitor activity. However the MiLocks DKK-02ST is not compatible with either an app or Bluetooth. Though, this is understandable due to the price. And perhaps that is one of its merits, the simplicity. Haven’t we always been told beauty lies therein?