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My digital safe will not open--I have doublechecked the code

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my digital safe will not open--I have doublechecked the code --I think the battery is dead. What shall I do?
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Consumer Electronics
Expert:  Russell H. replied 4 months ago.

Hi, thank you for contacting My name is Russell. I will do my best to provide the right answer to your question.

What color of light blinks when you enter the correct code, please? red, or green?

Do you hear any internal 'click' when the correct code is entered?

Do any lights show or any beep (for the keys) sound when and while you are entering the code?

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
red --after pressing the last button # there are many red blinks-
little clicks as I press keys
Expert:  Russell H. replied 4 months ago.

That sounds normal, aside from the lack of a 'click' of the latch opening, and the flashing red lights.

I think that

A. your safe does not have low batteries, and

B. your code may be wrong, or have been changed.

That's a guess based upon what you have reported.

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
the code has not been changed. I am the only one who uses the safe and I know. I have in my hand the original paper giving the model number and the code. I have used the safe successfully for many years but only changed the battery once several years ago because of indications that it was low. Since then it worked perfectly until yesterday.
Customer: replied 4 months ago.
maybe you could telephone me tomorrow morning after 8 I need to go out now. I am anxious to get the safe open .
Expert:  Russell H. replied 4 months ago.

I understand your concern. And it's OK to resume tomorrow.

Thanks for letting me know.

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
Please telephone me tomorrow
Expert:  Russell H. replied 4 months ago.

(I regret that I am not able to offer Live Phone Call service at this time; However, your request is still open to other Experts in this category, and one of them may pick up on it at any time.)