What kind of battery does a Sentry safe take?
Type of Batteries to Use Sentry recommends using fresh alkaline batteries for safes. Most models use four AA batteries to power the electronic lock. Avoid rechargeable and lithium batteries, which don’t always work well in electronic safes.
How do I change the battery in my safe box?
Slide open battery cover located just below keypad:
- Insert a paper clip or pen point into small hole on left side of the cover.
- Push in on left side of cover while sliding it to the right.
- Remove battery holder.
- Insert 4-batteries as indicated (Do not use rechargeable, or Non-Alkaline.
- Put battery hold back into safe.
How do you open a safe if I lost the key?
Simple safe can be unlocked without a key using a small knife with a pointy tip. Insert it into the key hole and wiggle it slightly from side to side. The lock will open up within seconds if performed correctly.
What kind of batteries do I need for my SentrySafe safe?
Most digital lock problems are related to low, dead or Non-Alkaline batteries. For all SentrySafe models, we recommend the following: Refrain from using rechargeable or Non-Alkaline batteries. Use quality name brand batteries. All batteries have expiration dates on them. Ensure those dates are as close to 10 years out from current year as possible.
How to open a 4 AA battery in a sentry?
Vink B Quan, former Retired From GM. If your 4 AA-battery pack is dead inside your Sentry safe, you could use a 9volt battery to open it from outside. Look for the small square plastic cap next to the touch pad, you will see a cap, open the cap, you will see two prongs to fit the 9volt square battery.
How do I unlock my Sentry Safe if the battery is dead?
Thanks for the A2A Katlin 🙂 There is a small opening on the front number panel of safe. Use a small hex screwdriver or pin to insert into opening. It will open up the front panel (slide panel to right to take off) showing you 4 AA batteries. Just replace and close panel. “ How do I unlock my Sentry Safe if the battery is dead and I lost the key?
Can a battery die when the door is open?
The battery won’t die only when the door of your safe is open so there has to be a way to replace it from the outside. The only place I’ve ever seen safe batteries kept is under the keypad.