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# 239973 13-Aug-2018 16:05
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Hey all,

 

 

 

I'm looking to get the August Smart Lock, and I know many of you here already have one.

 

What deadbolt brands/models are you using your August with, and are available for purchase in NZ, and where did you get it from?

 

Anyone have issues with incompatible deadbolts?

 

 

 

I know August maintain a list of tested locks but it's hard to find, for example, a Schlage B500 series in NZ.

 

 

 

Thanks


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  # 2073058 14-Aug-2018 02:21
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Hmm, I picked up a Schlage B60N for mine.  I think they're available from various places around NZ, and although it might not be listed on the websites, my local Bunnings had them for around $100 or so, and I think Mitre 10 Mega did have them though weren't on the shelves when I looked.  As I was ordering other stuff from Amazon, I just popped one in my order, but it was like US$30 or so I think?

 

Yann


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  # 2073066 14-Aug-2018 07:36
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personally I would go for the yale zwave deadlock with keypard/key over the august.  thats what Ive been using for years in my home automation setup.  

 

I like having a key if the battery dies, using a pin code instead of pull out a phone etc and its handy if someone doesnt have a phone on them.  they have a code.  you can limit codes to only work at certain times/days etc.


 
 
 
 




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  # 2073076 14-Aug-2018 08:40
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yann:

 

Hmm, I picked up a Schlage B60N for mine.  I think they're available from various places around NZ, and although it might not be listed on the websites, my local Bunnings had them for around $100 or so, and I think Mitre 10 Mega did have them though weren't on the shelves when I looked.  As I was ordering other stuff from Amazon, I just popped one in my order, but it was like US$30 or so I think?

 

Yann

 

 

 

 

Thanks Yan. I'll take a trip to Bunnings this weekend and see what I can find.

 

 

 

reven:

 

personally I would go for the yale zwave deadlock with keypard/key over the august.  thats what Ive been using for years in my home automation setup.  

 

I like having a key if the battery dies, using a pin code instead of pull out a phone etc and its handy if someone doesnt have a phone on them.  they have a code.  you can limit codes to only work at certain times/days etc.

 

 

 

 

I appreciate the suggestion. I know there are other good z-wave locks (and support Homekit - must have Homekit) out there, including Yale and Schlage, but I'm pretty sold on the August. I do plan to get the keypad too and at that point they mostly become much the same. 


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  # 2087182 10-Sep-2018 22:00
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I have a new unopened "August Lock Pro + Connect" if you're interested in getting one? Looking for $350 if you're interested.

RRP $279USD ($426NZD)
https://store.august.com/products/august-smart-lock-pro-connect

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  # 2092207 17-Sep-2018 21:53
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joshharwood: I have a new unopened "August Lock Pro + Connect" if you're interested in getting one? Looking for $350 if you're interested.

RRP $279USD ($426NZD)
https://store.august.com/products/august-smart-lock-pro-connect


If still available .. PM me as I might be interested thx


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