The keys shown here are probably similar to the keys you have in your pocket. Widely used today, these keys were a major technological advance over bit keys.
Using five pins in the lock and five cuts on the key, each credential contains a code that operates a specific lock with the matching code.
Criminals have once again learned to defeat this type of key and lock. Using hand tools such as picks, hammers, saws and pry bars, burglars enter our homes and businesses and take our valuables.
Most disturbing is the fact that anyone can make a copy of your key for $2 from the corner store.
For this reason, Spadina Security Incorporated no longer recommends this type of key.
Click here to see the next generation of keys that cannot be copied.