Product Summary

Saffire LX features sophisticated RFID technology in a contemporary, understated design. Its high performance represents a secure, flexible solution bringing online capabilities and convenience to satisfy the technology needs​ of hotel properties, while optimizing the guest experience.

Mobile Access:

Saffire LX is offered as a BLE-enabled lock that is combined with Ambiance MX, to make mobile access a reality - simply and securely. Convenient, reliable and secure for both the hotel property and guests, Ambiance MX supports dormakaba mobile access solutions utilizing Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE), the preferred communication technology for dormakaba hotel locks. Guests can then conveniently use their mobile device to access their room and common areas in the hotel when doors are equipped with Saffire LX.

  • Contemporary, small footprint design
  • Mobile access enabled lock
  • New construction, new doors and retrofit application
  • Remote lock management with Ambiance RX
  • Works with Ambiance access management software

Product Details

Security Features

  • Access tracking: the lock writes information on staff RFID keycard for enhanced staff monitoring
  • Mechanical or electronic override for emergency access
  • Optionally equipped with a tracking mortise allowing hotel staff to receive door ajar reporting

Technical Details

  • ​Heavy duty electronic lockset (mortise or cylindrical) with clutch mechanism and built-in contactless RFID reader
  • ADA Standard levers
  • Finishes: satin chrome, satin chrome exterior, satin chrome oceanfront
  • Door Thickness: From 1 3⁄8" to 2 1⁄2" (35mm to 66mm)
  • Locking options:
    - ANSI lock case with 1 ¼" (31.75 mm) or 1" (25.4 mm) front mortise
    - Cylindrical latch
    - European DIN mortise lock case
    - Optional automatic deadbolt
  • RFID credentials: Mifare Classic, Mifare Plus and Ultralight C available
  • UL certified. BHMA certified.

dormakaba products are certified to a number of performance-oriented standards. In obtaining these certifications, dormakaba ensures product durability and performance, give our customers the peace of mind that comes with owning a quality solution that meets and exceeds industry standards for access control, life safety, and security.


Low Maintenance

  • Operates with a completely sealed contactless reader
  • Batteries last up to 2 years or up to 80,000 openings
  • Low battery indicator alerts staff
  • Lock programming and audit records are not erased during battery replacement


The following dormakaba components are needed for a full functionality of the Saffire LX lock:

Core Package:

  • Ambiance Access Management software
  • dormakaba RFID encoder
  • dormakaba Maintenance Unit
  • Keycards and/or credentials


  • Ambiance RX : remote lock management
  • Ambiance MX: mobile access solutions
  • Ambiance PX: enhanced perimeter access


  • Ideal for new construction and retrofit projects or when doors are being replaced
  • Simplified door preparation for ease of installation
  • Suitable for small to very large-scale properties
  • Access control for guest rooms, common areas and back-of-house

Saffire LX front view with LED on
Saffire LX angled top down front housing with LED on
Saffire LX angled door front housing with LED on

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