Quick review: masterlock 5441d

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Quick review: masterlock 5441d
« on: June 16, 2020, 09:35:14 PM »
Bought this, and figured out how I want to use it. Not exactly cheapest, but cool.

- install the app
- register yourself
- register the lock
- obtain code from chastitykey
- enter it in the app.
- make sure the new code *works*, sometimes it takes a bit of time to synchronize.

Now, you can still unlock everything through bluetooth, obviously. Here's the tricky part:
- lock your keys *and your instruction manual with the individual device password* inside the safe
- *disconnect* bluetooth on your phone
- remove the lock from the app

That's it ! there's absolutely no way to unlock it now.

Note that you *have* to disconnect bluetooth *before* removing the lock, otherwise it will reset the code to the default 99100.

Note that I haven't tried this yet, but you could install the app on a second device, register another email address, and then you can get temporary releases (say, set up a guest code that you can use during a short one hour window each evening for clean-up).


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Re: Quick review: masterlock 5441d
« Reply #1 on: July 01, 2020, 04:08:35 PM »
Why not just skip the app, and set the code manually on the device, test it, and then forget it...like you would on any non networkable device? I guess this has more features like the guest access or the timed unlocks... That sounds interesting.

Re: Quick review: masterlock 5441d
« Reply #2 on: July 01, 2020, 05:07:59 PM »
Well, it's not designed so that you will recover the code otherwise...  and also the chastikey app has some fun kh bots.

Re: Quick review: masterlock 5441d
« Reply #3 on: July 01, 2020, 06:03:43 PM »
Note that the masterlock app will *also* send you emails with deleted locks particulars, such as the master code.

It saved my butt because I actually made a mistake (deleted a chastikey lock by accident... well, I have a spare key, but I would have had to buy the electronic safe again).

Obviously, I didn't notice the emails, and I went digging through my spam out of desperation, but if you want to really stay locked, you also have to delete those emails!

Re: Quick review: masterlock 5441d
« Reply #4 on: July 08, 2020, 12:19:40 PM »
more feedback: I set it up in combination with chastykey. I have 4 distinct combinations in the device.

- one as a keyholder... Mean Zoe
- a quick one (26h) if things get nasty.
- a slower one (3 days)
- a weekly one

Along with a backup on futureme, in case things go bad with the application.

I discovered that all chastikey locks behave the same, in particular wrt backup keys... So I'm set up so that it's pricey enough that I won't use it in a hurry (but affordable), don't want to go broke.

I'm lucky wrt physical condition, for once, I could manage two nights already... I extended some of the quick locks, and restarted Zoe once already...

Might make a week or more!...