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Discontinuation of Ilco and Saflok magstripe locks

Discontinuation Ilco Saflok Magstripe locks


March 13, 2019 - dormakaba announced the retirement of its Ilco and Saflok magstripe line of products that includes: Generation E-760, 770, Solitaire Series, MT Mag, adese and Quantum Mag. This line of electronic hotel locks has been faithfully serving the hospitality and multihousing markets since the 1990s.

Effective March 13, 2019, the Ilco and Saflok magstripe locks will no longer be offered for retrofit or new construction projects.

dormakaba understands that security, control and accountability are essential for guest safety and efficient operations. By replacing magstripe locks, you can take advantage of the many features and benefits of RFID technology:

  • Keycards will not demagnetize
  • Path to mobile access solution
  • Remote guest check-in options
  • Low maintenance sealed reader
  • Real-time alerts
  • RFID audits staff activity tracking efficiency and performance

It is also important for us to provide service during the upgrade to RFID. Therefore, customer and technical support for dormakaba magstripe locks currently in the marketplace will continue as follows: complete lock replacement, lock repair, parts ordering and service plans will continue until March 2024.

An RFID upgrade package is offered for the migration to RFID, including our latest access management software, Ambiance.

Click here to discover our complete line of RFID Locks.

For RFID product quoting request, please contact your local sales representative.

All customers with an active service agreement will remain covered under the same terms & conditions until expiration. If you have any questions regarding your agreement, please contact your service plan sales team or call 1-877-468-3555.