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How Hard is it to Fit the Yale Anti-Snap Euro Cylinder?

This article about the Yale Anti-Snap cylinder is a halpful guide that covers fitting an anti snap lock - video included to make things easier.

How do I fit a Yale Anti-Snap Euro Cylinder?

The Yale video below demonstrates how to measure and fit the Yale Anti-Snap Euro Cylinder lock.  You can also view, download and print this guide to help with the process.

To measure your lock go 1min 41 seconds into the video.  This also shows you how easy it is to fit the Yale anti-snap Euro Cylinder.

How do I know what size Yale Anti-Snap Euro Cylinder lock to fit?

Remove the lock currently in your door and measure the lock.  This lock can then be re-inserted until your new Yale Anti-Snap Euro Cylinder has been delivered.

Locks have an inside and outside measurement, watch the 'how to fit your Yale Anti-Snap Euro Cylinder' video to see exactly how this is done.  Then, after choosing the colour of your lock (brass or nickel) choose the size of lock you need then order from Amazon by clicking on the link below

Yale Anti-Snap Locks - Bright Nickel Yale Anti-Snap Locks - Bright Nickel

You can watch this on the Yale video (above) and this is shown clearly.

What colours Yale Anti-Snap Euro Cylinder are available?

Yale Anti-Snap Euro Cylinder locks are available in Brass or Nickel finishes.

How can the Yale Anti-Snap Euro Cylinder protect my home?

The Yale anti-snap Euro Cylinder lock has a number of features to protect your home against a burglar who uses a lock snapping technique.  These features include:

  • A snap-off front section.  This is designed to come away if the cylinder is attacked to give the intruder less of the cylinder to grip
  • Hardened grip defenders.  These make gripping the rest of the cylinder difficult.
  • A reinforced bar.  This is designed to flex to defeat potential intruders who want to snap the lock.

What do others think of the Yale Anti-Snap Euro Cylinder?

Tthe cylinder is suitable as a replacement product on PVCu, wood and composite doors that require maximum level of security against physical and manipulation attacks.  Amazon customer reviews can be read by clicking on this link 

Yale Anti-Snap Locks - Bright Nickel Yale Anti-Snap Locks - Bright Nickel

 You don't have to buy a anti snap door lock, there are plenty of alternative, less expensive cylinder locks for doors however they may not have all of the features of this door lock.

 

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What is the Yale Anti-Snap Euro Cylinder?

These Yale Anti-Snap Locks - Bright Nickel  have been developed to be a good anti snap door lock, providing protection against all known cylinder attack methods.  If you have a UPVC door that hasn't had a new lock in the last two years you may need an anti-snap euro cylinder 

How do I know what size Yale Anti-Snap Euro Cylinder lock to order?

Remove the lock currently in your door and measure the lock.  This lock can then be re-inserted until your new Yale Anti-Snap Euro Cylinder has been delivered. 

Locks have an inside and outside measurement, watch the 'how to fit your Yale Anti-Snap Euro Cylinder' video to see exactly how this is done.  Then, after choosing the colour of your lock (brass or nickel) choose the size of lock you need from the drop down list at the top of the page.

You can watch the Yale video (below) and this is shown clearly.

How do I fit a Yale Anti-Snap Euro Cylinder?

The Yale video below demonstrates how to measure and fit the Yale Anti-Snap Euro Cylinder lock.  You can also view, download and print this guide to help with the process.

To measure your lock go 1min 41 seconds into the video.  This also shows you how easy it is to fit the Yale anti-snap Euro Cylinder.

What colours Yale Anti-Snap Euro Cylinder are available?

Yale Anti-Snap Euro Cylinder locks are available in Brass or Nickel finishes.

Read Yale Anti-Snap Locks - Bright Nickel customer reviews from Amazon customers.

How can the Yale Anti-Snap Euro Cylinder protect my home?

The Yale anti-snap Euro Cylinder lock has a number of features to protect your home against a burglar who uses a lock snapping technique.  These features include:

  • A snap-off front section.  This is designed to come away if the cylinder is attacked to give the intruder less of the cylinder to grip
  • Hardened grip defenders.  These make gripping the rest of the cylinder difficult.
  • A reinforced bar.  This is designed to flex to defeat potential intruders who want to snap the lock.

 Yale Anti-Snap Locks - Bright Nickel are not the cheapest locks available, you can compare the features against standard cylinder locks for doors here. 

Invest in low cost and effective crime prevention today - don't wait to be a victim

 

What is the Evo15 Solar PIR Utility Light?

The Evo15 Solar Pir Utility Light is fully weather resistant and is a great shed solar security light.   The Evo 15 will light for 16 hours when fully charged.

How does the Solar PIR Utility Light work?

The Solar PIR Utility Light has a 0.6W solar panel that charges the high capacity battery during the day.  At night the Solar PIR Utility Light lights up as soon as it detects motion and turns itself off 25 seconds after motion stops.

The solar panel needs to be placed outside, ideally facing south, so light reaches the sensor without any shadow.  The PIR light can then be placed within 4.8m of the solar panel.

A great Solar PIR Utility Light for Sheds

Criminals targeting sheds may be startled if a shed security light switches on if they enter a shed, as this makes their detection more likely.  The Solar PIR utility light can be installed inside your shed (with the solar panel outside - usually on top of your shed).  When you enter your shed the PIR utility light will light up automatically and turn off 25 seconds after you leave. 

How do I install the Evo15 Solar PIR Utility Light?

As the Evo15 Solar Pir Utility Light is solar powered it does not need mains power - this makes it very easy and quick to install, with no electricians needed.

  1. Mount the Evo15 solar security light
  2. Mount the Evo15 solar panel within 4.8m of the light
  3. Plug the panel cable into the light unit

 

Like all solar security lights, the Evo15 can be placed anywhere outside allowing you the freedom to light any area without needing to call an electrician to install a costly outdoor mains supply.

Technical information about the Evo15 Solar PIR Utility Light

  • 15-LED solar PIR light
  • 0.6W solar panel
  • Polycrystalline solar cell
  • Solar panel output: 6v/100mA 0.6W
  • Battery 3 x AAA 750mAh rechargeable Ni-Mh batteries supplied
  • Light brightness 9000MCD
  • PIR sensitivity 2 - 6.5m
  • LUX rating:  will work at less than 10 LUX
  • Light will remain on for 25 seconds each time movement is detected
  • Light will light for 16 hours when fully charged
  • 4.8m of cable between light and solar panel
  • Can be used inside as a solar shed light
  • Fully weather resistant
  • No running costs !

How powerful is the Evo15 Solar PIR Utility Light?

The Evo15 solar powered security light is the equivalent to 50 Watt. 

How many times can the Evo15 Solar PIR Utility Light trigger during a night?

The Evo15 solar powered security light can be triggered up to 250 times in a night

Does the Evo15 Solar PIR Utility Light work during winter?

The Evo15 is designed to work all year, even during winter.  To get the best performance the solar panel should be placed in a south facing direction, in an area where sunlight is not blocked, especially during the 10am - 2pm time period, with the panel angled towards the sun.

What dimensions is the Evo15 Solar PIR Utility Light?

Light
Width  13cm
Depth  9cm
Height 13cm

Solar Panel 190mm x 130mm

Read the hundreds of Amazon customer reviews for the Evo15 Solar Pir Utility Light 

Alternative shed solar security lights are available

 

What is the Evo56 Solar Powered Security Light?

The Evo56 Solar Security Light has 56 LEDs (20 more than the Evo36) and so is one big powerful solar security light and does not need mains electricity and so can be fitted quickly and easily.  The solar panel charges the power source during the day.

How is the Evo56 Solar Powered Security Light controlled?

The Evo56 has a powerful 2.5W solar panel to charge the high capacity battery during the day.  At night the Evo56 illuminates when it detects motion in the same way as mains powered security lights. 

Reviews for this product are great, don't just take our word for it, click on the Amazon link above and you can see the list of reviews provided by other customers. 

How do I install the Evo56 Solar Powered Security Light?

As the Evo56 is solar powered it does not need mains power - this makes it very easy and quick to install, with no electricians needed.

  1. Mount the Evo56 solar security light
  2. Mount the Evo56 solar panel within 5m of the light
  3. Plug the panel cable into the light unit

Like all solar security lights, the Evo56 can be placed anywhere outside allowing you the freedom to light any area without needing to call an electrician to install a costly outdoor mains supply.  The solar panel needs to be within 5m of the light and should be south facing and in full view of sunlight, especially during the 10am - 2pm time period. 

How powerful is the Evo56 Solar Powered Security Light?

The Evo36 solar powered security light is the equivalent to 150 Watt. 

Solar power is used for this product, this means it can be situated in areas not reached by mains electricity.  If you are concered about a lack of solar coverage during winter months, then consider a solar booster for this product.  These cost about £30, the link below takes you to the booster panel.

How many times can the Evo56 Solar Powered Security Light trigger during a night?

The Evo36 solar powered security light can be triggered up to 500 times in a night

Does the Evo56 Solar Powered Security Light work during winter?

The Evo56 Solar Security Light is designed to work all year, even during winter.  To get the best performance the solar panel should be placed in a south facing direction, in an area where sunlight is not blocked, especially during the 10am - 2pm time period, with the panel angled towards the sun.  This is needed so the battery can charge.

What dimensions is the Evo56 Solar Powered Security Light?

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Width  135mm
Depth  85mm
Height 250mm

Solar Panel 190mm x 175mm

Technical information about the Evo56 Solar Powered Security Light

  • Fully adjustable light and sensor position
  • Panel can be mounted up to 5m away from lighting unit
  • Adjustable sensitivity, lux and time settings
  • Li-ion 2200mAh battery included
  • Powerful 2.5w solar panel
  • Light turns off after motion stops (this is adjustable 10 - 80 seconds)

Read Customer Reviews of the Evo 56

Amazon customer reviews for the Evo56 Solar Security Light can help ensure this is the correct product for you, there are dozens of reviews for this product, we hope they help.

 

Evo56 Solar Security Light

What is the Evo36 Solar Powered Security Light?

The Evo36 Solar Security Light is probably the best value solar security light, it has 36 LEDs and does not need mains electricity and so can be fitted quickly and easily.  The solar panel charges the power source during the day.

How is the Evo36 Solar Powered Security Light controlled?

The Evo36 has a powerful 2W solar panel to charge the high capacity battery during the day.  At night the Evo36 illuminates when it detects motion in the same way as mains powered security lights. 

How do I install the Evo36 Solar Powered Security Light?

As the Evo36 is solar powered it does not need mains power - this makes it very easy and quick to install, with no electricians needed.

  1. Mount the Evo36 solar security light
  2. Mount the Evo36 solar panel within 5m of the light
  3. Plug the panel cable into the light unit

 Like all solar security lights, the Evo36 can be placed anywhere outside allowing you the freedom to light any area without needing to call an electrician to install a costly outdoor mains supply.

How powerful is the Evo36 Solar Powered Security Light?

 The Evo36 solar powered security light is the equivalent to 100 Watt and can be viewed on the video above

How many times can the Evo36 Solar Powered Security Light trigger during a night?

The Evo36 solar powered security light can be triggered up to 500 times in a night

Does the Evo36 Solar Powered Security Light work during winter?

The Evo36 is designed to work all year, even during winter.  To get the best performance the solar panel should be placed in a south facing direction, in an area where sunlight is not blocked, especially during the 10am - 2pm time period, with the panel angled towards the sun.

Read customer reviews for the Evo36 Solar Security Light

What dimensions is the Evo36 Solar Powered Security Light?

Light
Width  135mm
Depth  85mm
Height 250mm

Solar Panel 195mm x 175mm

Technical information about the Evo36 Solar Powered Security Light

  • Fully adjustable light and sensor position
  • Panel can be mounted up to 5m away from lighting unit
  • Adjustable sensitivity, lux and time settings
  • Li-ion 2200mAh battery included
  • Powerful 2w solar panel
  • Light turns off after motion stops (this is adjustable 10 - 80 seconds)

 

Why is the Evo 36 Such a Great Value Solar Security Light?

This model is brighter than most* other solar security lights that sell for under £50 (*the manufacturer say all !)

The traditional security light housing with its innovative reflector design multiplies the brightness, combined with the high powered LEDs makes this a bright unit.  What adds the great value is that it's solar powered and has no running costs.  Electricity prices are increasing, this unit will work using just the power of the sun.  If you are worried about a lack of sunlight in winter a Evo Booster Solar Panel upgrade is available for about £20 to boost performance in non-solar friendly locations. 

Don't just take our word for it, read customer reviews from Amazon for the Evo36 Solar Security Light

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