I didn’t think a lock could be cool. I mean, it’s a lock, right? Ok, maybe could have a fun combination, but that’s about it.
Then I met the Master Lock 1500iD Speed Dial Combination Lock. And it IS cool. Both my husband and I had fun trying it out.
The patented 1500iD Speed Dial Set Your Own Combination Lock features a first of its kind design that opens on directional movements up, down, left and right, instead of the traditional rotary dial. The lock is faster to open than traditional locks, more secure and customizable. Users can create their own easy to remember, resettable combination consisting of any number of movements in any sequence. For users who prefer more traditional methods of recalling their combination, the lock includes adhesive letters, numbers, colors, shapes and symbols that can be applied over the lock’s directional arrows.
That’s right. You don’t have to memorize a weird number code or remember a locker combination anymore. This lock is kind of like a video game – you set your combination to any directional pattern you want – up, up, down or down, right, left, up, up, up – the combinations are endless.
The center slides easily from one direction to the next. It was fun to play with the patterns of the combination while I tried it out.
The lock has the same strength Master Lock is known for, with anti-shim technology that keeps it strong and secure. It’s available in several different bright colors, which I think adds to the fun.
It’s pretty easy to reset the code to a new pattern. The tough thing for me was coming up with codes. With a traditional dial lock, you can set a number that has significance to you, which makes it easy to remember, but also easy for other people to guess the combination.
To come up with a code for this lock, I thought about things I do every day. I used my commute to work to come up with the directions – up for North, left for West, and right for East. I drive the same route every day, so I know that I’ll remember the pattern when it comes time to open my lock.
1500iD Speed Dial Set-Your-Own Combination Lock is available at retailers nationwide with suggested retail prices of $8.99
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