Multifunction Maglock (Securitron M680)

Author: Brian Rhodes, Published on Sep 23, 2012

A new maglock claims to be 'smarter' and more 'stylish' than the rest. Is it useful, or is it a complex gimmick? In this note, we examine this product, its features, and compare it to similar multi-function maglocks.

A Maglock with Options

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