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Incorrect timing of the lock can cause the outside lever to retract the latch when raised up.  See instructions here (Step 16 and 17) to time a T351, T381, T561, and T571.  Also applies to the same...
To verify the timing on a T561, function test the outside lever after locking it.  To lock the key should only rotate 180 degrees (Not 360 degrees as Schlage does) A properly timed lock will n...
For W lock levers, you can choose whether or not to install the mounting posts.  This will also affect how the door is prepped so be sure to determine how you will install the locks befor...
The date of manufacture printed on the chassis cover (see below), will determine if you have a revised or old chassis. Chassis manufactured mid-June 2013 will have the new improvements. The first t...
Schlage does not have a stainless steel/non-ferrous lock series. The only option that Allegion provides is the Grade 1 cylindrical Falcon X-Series. To order the Falcon X with the stainless st...
For T locks shipping mid-June 2013, the new latch can be identified by viewing the deadlatch profile. The profile of the deadlatch has changed from a "full moon" to a "half-moon". See figure below....
To disassemble an X lock, remove the inside knob and unscrew the inside collar and rose.  The X lock spanner wrench (012172-000-30) can be used to depress the knob catch as well as tighten/loo...
Outside lever is locked or unlocked by key. When locked by key it can only be unlocked by key.  Push-button locks outside lever. Turning inside lever or closing door releases button. Inside lever i...
Grade 2 locks are tested and certified to be in compliance with the following ANSI/BHMA Standards: Cylindrical, Bored and Preassembled Locks & Latches 400,000 Certified Cycles ANSI...
Falcon has a 10 year warranty for its portfolio of locks.  The new warranty is in effect for all locks purchased since November 1st, 2008Electronics/electrified functions will h...
Changes to the Falcon W501 latch offering were made on 2/13/2012.   Prior to 2/13/2012: The W501 entry lock was supplied with a restoring latch which causes the button to pop and unlock...
Falcon strives to provide a solid product, with solid performance, at a solid price. To better align with this mission statement the Grade 2 tubular Falcon Y lock and all parts will be discontinu...
The Falcon W-Series was launched in April of 2006.
In order to manually program a CM lock, there must be a keypad on the reader. If there is not keypad on the reader, then the CM lock can't be manually programmed. Refer to the Schlage 1000 user pro...
Early versions (12/09 ) of the AD200 User Guide in many DEMO kits incorrectly state the Programming sequence to change the a programming code. It shows entering the new programming code o...
Our biometric hand readers have a limitation on how many times you can try an unsuccessful  hand verification. This is similar to secure computer/ system logins that kick you out after a certa...
Many problems with AD-series locks can be resolved by performing a Factory Default Reset (FDR).  This process will clear the memory and any stored configurations, re-enabling default...
To perform an FDR on an AD-series lock: 1.     Remove the inside top cover of the lock.  This will expose the main board and activate the tamper switch.   2. &...
Note: An FDR cannot be performed if an HHD is plugged into the lock. 
Here are some of the major differences between the M and MA-Series.  Lever mounting post holes -  Locations have changed on door template.  (12 and 6 o'clock for M lock, MA lock is approx 1 and...
The following templates are for the MA lock.  Use the matrix in each template for the specific function.  See here for Sectional trim . See here for Escutcheon trim.