Kwikset SmartCode 914 Deadbolt Features 10-Digit Keypad, Re-Key Technology

Kwikset is now shipping its SmartCode 914 Deadbolt with Home Connect technology. The Lake Forest, Calif.-based company says the lock can be integrated into any Z-Wave home automation system.

Kwikset says the SmartCode 914 Deadbolt satisfies dealer requests for a smaller interior footprint lock.
Robert Archer · January 23, 2014

One of the fastest growing segments in the home automation market is the smart lock category. Helping to fuel this category’s growth is Kwikset new new SmartCode 914 Deadbolt with Home Connect technology.

The lock has been available for a few weeks and features a smaller overall footprint to meet the growing need for more home-friendly, integrated security solutions.

“The availability of the Kwikset SmartCode 914 Deadbolt with Home Connect technology brings a much need and often requested smaller interior footprint to the marketplace,” says Keith Brandon, director of residential access solutions for Kwikset.

“We’ve heard it from consumers via formal and informal feedback. Now we’re able to deliver it in a lock that provides even greater functionality than many of the products currently available in the marketplace.”

Kwikset also points out the lock can be used inside or outside the home and includes Z-Wave technology. Other features include:

  • Re-key technology that allows users to re-key their locks in seconds without having to remove the lock from the door
  • BumpGuard technology that protects homeowners from lock bumping
  • A 10-digit backlit keypad
  • A dedicated lock button
  • BHMA Grade 2 certification that ensures build quality
  • UL certification with a 20-minute fire rating
  • A master code option that allows a user to prevent user codes from being added or deleted.

Kwikset is selling SmartCode deadbolts in a variety of finishes and styles for $199.

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Bob is an audio enthusiast who has written about consumer electronics for various publications within Massachusetts before joining the staff of CE Pro in 2000. Bob is THX Level I certified, and he's also taken classes from the Imaging Science Foundation (ISF) and Home Acoustics Alliance (HAA). Bob also serves as the technology editor for CE Pro's sister publication Commercial Integrator. In addition, he's studied guitar and music theory at Sarrin Music Studios in Wakefield, Mass., and he also studies Kyokushin karate at 5 Dragons in Haverhill, Mass. Have a suggestion or a topic you want to read more about? Email Robert at

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