The SUPER RMR Padlock

Author: Brian Rhodes, Published on Apr 07, 2013

Despite the dearth of new product announcements for the year's ISC West expo, padlock lovers can rejoice! Mul-T-Lock is introducing their Watchlock padlock to the US market. This device features advanced technologies and touts the tantalizing prospect of RMR to dealers. Do these claims make this padlock indeed "SUPER"? In this report we take a deeper look.

Product Examined

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