Combination Lock

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Combination Lock
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Also see Lock
Cost Cr30
Size 0.05 liters
Type Tool
Tech Level TL–5
Weight 0.25 kg
Manufacturer Various
Combination Lock are sophisticated mechanical devices that require advanced precision machining or metal working.
  • A Lock is a device intended to discourage or prevent theft of valuable goods.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

Combination locks work by a nested series of notched disks are rotated by a numbered disk to point where a tumbler falls into each notch. These locks depend upon the large number of possible combinations for security. These are also available as padlocks.

Selected Lock Types[edit]

  1. Biometric Electronic Lock
  2. Combination Lock
  3. Keypad Electronic Lock
  4. Magnetic Electronic Lock
  5. Metabolic Electronic Lock
  6. Tumbler Lock

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

Combination locks come of age in TL:4-6. Industrial technology makes combination locks ubiquitous items in the age by the same name. They gradually give way to more sophisticated electronic devices in most consumer markets.

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