Model # 816 26D SMT RCAL RCS

Internet #202641721

Kwikset 816 Series Single Cylinder Satin Chrome Key Control Deadbolt Featuring SmartKey


816 Series Single Cylinder Satin Chrome Key Control Deadbolt Featuring SmartKey

  • Top concealed cylinder provides 1-key control for management
  • Fits door thickness of 1-3/8 in. to 1-3/4 in.
  • SmartKey re-key allows you to re-key your lock in seconds
$30.84 /each
Finish: Satin Chrome
  • Polished Brass
  • Satin Chrome
  • Satin Nickel/Chrome
  • Venetian Bronze

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Product Overview

Step up to designer styles and superior security with Kwikset Signature Series products. The Key Control Deadbolt is perfect for multi-family dwellings, student housing, assisted living and' rental properties. Kwikset’s Key Control Deadbolt, featuring SmartKey Re-key Technology, is a revolutionary cost and time-saving alternative to master keying. With the first and only two-cylinder Key Control Deadbolt, either cylinder can be re-keyed in seconds, without removing the lock from the door. Retain your one-key access to all units and gain more flexible key management, all while saving time and money. The Satin Chrome finish gives the product a modern and minimalist look. This single cylinder deadbolt can be locked or unlocked by a key on the outside, or the turn button on the inside. SmartKey Re-key Technology allows you to control who has access to your home. Re-key the lock yourself in seconds in 3 easy steps. Have you recently moved or had a child lose a key. It’s time to re-key. SmartKey provides the highest level of residential security and features BumpGuard to protect against lock bumping.

  • Featuring SmartKey® re-key technology; re-key the lock yourself in seconds in 3 easy steps
  • SmartKey® re-key technology is only compatible with a Kwikset or KW1 keyway key
  • Kwikset signature series product
  • For use on exterior doors where keyed entry and security is needed
  • Top concealed cylinder provides 1-key control for the property manager
  • Lower exposed cylinder allows unique user keys for the tenant
  • Maintain key control throughout tenant or employee turnover
  • Fits door thickness of 1-3/8 in. to 1-3/4 in.
  • Features a round corner latch to fit round corner door preparations
  • Refer to option #1 in the instruction guide to prepare your latch
  • ANSI/BHMA grade 2 security
  • Add to a keyed knob or lever (not included) for additional security
  • Lifetime mechanical and finish warranty
  • Not sure what type of lock you need? Check out our helpful buying guide here.
  • Note: product may vary by store

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Customer Questions & Answers

Does this deadbolt have a thumb turn so it can be locked from the inside?

Asked by: Greenlake
Single cylinder deadbolts have an interior knob to unlock without a key from the interior. Double cylinder deadbolts are keyed on both the interior and exterior. This prevents a would be thief from breaking a window and reaching in and unlocking the door. if all the doors on the house have double cylinder deadbolts it may even hinder them from removing any large items from the home.It also has its drawbacks. In the case of a fire it can prevent you from exiting quickly unless you have a key hidden nearby and all family members KNOW where it is.I personally always use double cylinder deadbolts.All deadbolts are worthless unless installed properly with extra long screws into solid wood backing with metal jam supports. Take the time to install it properly or hire a qualified locksmith or carpenter,you'll sleep much better knowing someone will have a hard time kicking your door in.
Answered by: Dick
Date published: 2016-08-13

If I order online or go to Home Depot will I receive the latest model that has all the bugs worked out? What is the model # of the newest lock?

Asked by: JC
Kwikset Model # 816 15 SMT RCAL RCS is the currenty model # for the Satin Nickel Key Control Deadbolt. Please visit your local Home Depot special order counter for pricing and availability.
Answered by: Kwikset
Date published: 2016-06-07

24 unit Apt building

Can I order 24 locks using all the same master key, Will the tenants keys all be different?
Asked by: TOMMY
Kwikset Model # 816 15 SMT RCAL RCS features the SmartKey technology for a do it your self re-keying lock with all tenants keys will be different. All units would have to be master keyed individually.
Answered by: Kwikset
Date published: 2016-11-25

How do you get copies of the original Master Key since it says Do Not Duplicate?

We need several copies made of the original master key that comes with the new lock for our maintenance and office staff. However, the master key says Do Not Duplicate. How do we have copies made it?
Asked by: mountainviewmgr648
You can get keys made, but you would need to purchase the Model # 40083 KW BLNK KCDB, the whole point of the DO NOT DUPLICATE is the that that particular deadbolt uses a master ket at the top (the DO NOT DUPLICATE key) and the bottom key is for the tenant. Then if and when the tenant move out, you insert the master in the top slot and re-key the bottom key for the next tenant. Check out the Youtube video, and I think you'll understand why making duplicates needs to be done with the right key blank.
Answered by: Tangelo
Date published: 2016-05-31
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Customer Reviews

816 Series Single Cylinder Satin Chrome Key Control Deadbolt Featuring SmartKey is rated 3.5 out of 5 by 6.
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great for apartments This is a must have for apartment owners. Make sure you get the single cylinder instead of the double as many cities have housing codes that prevent you from installing 2x cyls in apartments for safety reasons. This is super easy to rekey and installation was just like any other deadbolt lock.
Date published: 2013-10-22
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Bad product with plastic innards I put this on my back door, and had nothing but trouble. The PLASTIC cylinder inside broke on me twice. I had to hire out a locksmith who said it was made of plastic and not good. 9 months after he fixed it, I had the same problem again, requiring the replacement of the innards, again, plastic from China. A thief only has to hit it in the center hard to break it. I was burgled, and we found out it was because of this cheap lock. I have since replaced all of my locks with the Schlage keypad locks. I have put them on all of my doors on all of my houses. They are much more secure, and if you key all of them with the same basic code, you can have a second code for employees or tenants. If your tenant or whomever moves out, you can recode them easily. I would never recommend Kwickset ever. I have a B&B, and use one of these Schlage on the guests door. They have liked the Schlage so much, they have put them on their houses. My competitors found out I was using the Schlage locks and added them to their guest room doors.
Date published: 2015-10-26
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Attractive deadbolt A little tricky to install for a novice. Be sure to measure the door you plan to put it on. I planned to install it on an older wood door and it was too narrow. Used it on another door instead. Smooth operation. Attractive finish which I hope holds up over time...I will update in 6 months or so.
Date published: 2014-05-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Well Built, Great features. Easy install, great for homeowner with several doors or homes and whats one key. Recommend...
Date published: 2014-01-22
Rated 2 out of 5 by from ILove The Kwikset Brand but.... I have several rentals and they all have the standard KS Smart Key systems on them. I wanted to try this to make it easier so i dont have to carry so many keyes. But i was not so satisfied with this. Most of our locks have the Rosettes on them, this is just a hair to big for the rosettes as the lock shaft needs to be a bit longer to work better. And after i put it on, the lock was a little snug to turn and not as easy as the KS ones, when using the key that is. Also, you have to have a Control Key to use this, which did NOT come with the unit. Overall, i was not satisfied with this though i like the concept. I took it off and put the previous KS Smart key one back on. With the Rosettes of course. Sorry.
Date published: 2013-09-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fantastic innovation! We have the model with the "landlord" master keyed cylinder, which has saved us so much time and headache on changing out locks. It's not the end of the world if the keys are lost for that cylinder. You can just pick up another Kwikset key and with the right tool you can rekey the cylinder.
Date published: 2015-06-24
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