The Locksmith Journal May/Jun 2018 - Issue 56 - Page 52

52 • HINTS&TIPS PROUD SPONSORS OF THIS PAGE SMARTER IN 18 STEPS: How to install a Yale Conexis® L1 Smart Door Lock » » NOW IS THE TIME FOR LOCKSMITHS to move into the smart security market and take advantage of the growing potential and increased profits available in this sector. Fit the future with the Yale Conexis® L1 Smart Door Lock, allowing homeowners to secure their home without the need for a key. A convenient 1 and innovative locking solution, the Conexis® L1 works with most multipoint locks on the market and on PVCu and composite doors with a thickness of 44 – 70 mm. When linked with a Yale wireless module, users can connect the Conexis® L1 to other Yale smart products, Remove the fixing screws on the internal handle, making a note of which holes the screws went through. 2 Remove the cylinder by taking out the cylinder screw beneath the bolt – you may need to insert and turn your key to enable the cylinder to be removed. Please note: the door will need to remain open until the full installation is complete. 3 4 including the Yale Smart Home Alarm, which can then be controlled with the free Yale app for a complete smart home experience. For the full smart home experience, the Conexis® L1 can also be linked with leading smart home providers such as Samsung SmartThings and Amazon Alexa. Measure the thickness of the door, and the distance between the centre of the lock and the inside of the door to determine which fixing pack to use. Select between the short or long tailbar from the fixing pack using the measurement from the centre of lock to the inside door, and push the chosen tailbar into the actuator up to three clicks depending on the door measurement. Insert the actuator into the door, ensuring the cam is within the housing. If the cam isn’t in the housing, use the end of the tailbar to push down the pin, which will allow you to put the cam into the housing. 5 7 Loosely secure the actuator in place using the screw provided. 6 8 Insert both spring sets into the cavity in the back of the handle. LOCKSMITHJOURNAL.CO.UK | MAY/JUN 2018 Sponsored by Insafe | | The Conexis L1 has an adjustable design meaning it can fit doors with the fixing point above and below the lever handle. Depending on the fixing points on the door, take the external handle and screw the lug into position. Ensuring the lever is the correct orientation for your door, take the spindle from the fixing pack and make sure it’s pushed all the way into the lever handle.