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Topic # 141399 11-Mar-2014 15:50 Send private message

I just tried (pre)ordering a smart lock for my front door from www.august.com but they wont ship outside US, Canada & Mexico as they're "targeting international regions" later this year, even after I sent pics of a compatible lock mechanism and told them I'd accept all risk.

Does anyone have any other lock suggestions? I'd like something that unlocks as I get near as both the Mrs and I often have our hands full after a day at work and keys are annoying. (first world problem).

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  Reply # 1002862 11-Mar-2014 15:57 3 people support this post Send private message

Use a youshop address and away you go.



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  Reply # 1002873 11-Mar-2014 16:08 Send private message

kiwitrc: Use a youshop address and away you go.

Just trying to find an Aussie equivalent that'll take a pre-order, cheers.



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  Reply # 1002876 11-Mar-2014 16:10 One person supports this post Send private message

Comgateway will if you cant find one in Oz. You dont have to worry about a preorder, just give August the shipping address.



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  Reply # 1002880 11-Mar-2014 16:14 Send private message

Just researching now, Thanks!

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  Reply # 1002883 11-Mar-2014 16:18 2 people support this post Send private message

Thanks, now another gadget I want/need ! ;-) 



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  Reply # 1002884 11-Mar-2014 16:20 Send private message

gcorgnet: Thanks, now another gadget I want/need ! ;-) 

Lol, yeah... They're pretty awesome (if they live up to the hype)!



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  Reply # 1002894 11-Mar-2014 16:35 Send private message

kiwitrc: Comgateway will if you cant find one in Oz. You dont have to worry about a preorder, just give August the shipping address.


Done! thanks heaps for the heads-up! 

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  Reply # 1002942 11-Mar-2014 18:56 Send private message

what about a "goji" lock..they look good



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  Reply # 1002945 11-Mar-2014 18:58 Send private message

I don't want anything outside that screams "tech in this house".

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  Reply # 1002962 11-Mar-2014 19:30 Send private message

try arrowhead alarms then. they have heaps of gadgets



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  Reply # 1002965 11-Mar-2014 19:33 Send private message

EDIT: arrowhead is mainly commercial stuff you can get anywhere... I want a smart home, not a commercial premises. ;p

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  Reply # 1003016 11-Mar-2014 21:07 Send private message

yes but if you hide the bulk of the interface you wont even notice its "commercial " heritage. a standard electronic lock hooked to some sort of hidden bluetooth reciever or even a small rfid or ibutton reader hidden in a doorbell case?



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  Reply # 1003017 11-Mar-2014 21:08 Send private message

Ha... my Mrs would shoot me!

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  Reply # 1003188 12-Mar-2014 10:55 Send private message

Oh I just gotta get me one off those.

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  Reply # 1004193 12-Mar-2014 11:39 Send private message

We bought one a few years back from the home show, we LOVE it.

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