CTA Digital LT-PL USB 3.0 Security Cable Lock for MacBook Air/Pro, Silver
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Everything with a USB port can be connected to it
Needs to be connected to a USB port
A USB thumb drive
Wouldn't it be best to start with the manufacturing process?
Selected User Reviews For CTA Digital LT-PL USB 3.0 Security Cable Lock for MacBook Air/Pro, Silver
It's been an hour since I unpacked this lock and used it for the first time. In light of the reviews that said the lock could be easily twisted out, I was a bit hesitant. In my experience, I've found there is a right and a wrong way to look at things. When I placed the lock in a USB slot with the seam facing down (and with the open end up), and pushed the button in, sometimes the button would depress and catch, and sometimes it wouldn't. In spite of this, the lock could still be readily pulled out of the slit even when the button was pressed. While the seam faces up and the openings are facing down, the lock feels very firmly attached to the laptop when the seam is facing up and the openings are facing down. The notice on the instructions appears at the end where it can be easily missed, which is why I did not give it five stars. You should provide this information the moment you step into the room. Laptop that is not a Mac) and when it was inserted "correctly," it did On the packaging, it is noted that this is a lock for Mac laptops. The following rules shall be updated after use in the field. The following problems may arise (1) Attachment difficult I'm so sorry about my After pressing the button repeatedly to attach the lock, the fingernail cracked. A difficult process of I did not feel the expected resistance while turning the key when the key was inserted to the expected depth. If it spins endlessly, it will never stop. In (b), apparently the lock would not open when turning the key. turned out that turning the key enough removed the lock, but there was a metal tang that hooked into the USB port that did not release, hence the lock was stuck in place. We are able to solve the problem by wiggling the lock body up and down & & There are times when the tang needs to be tapped I am disappointed.
It is for use at college to lock my laptop to my desk with this cable lock. Quite a bit of daily use is made of it, and it is quite useful. Although it is not the most secure of things, when you tug very hard on it, it can be ripped out of the USB port. However, in the vast majority of situations, it will prevent any theft. My cable is thin and I'm not too concerned that it will be cut, but I am concerned that it will be cut. The lock I am using for my other laptop is much easier to lock and unlock than the Kensington lock that I use for this lock. When you unlock the door, you'll get a solid click from the key. The locking system is also extremely simple, and it is relatively easy to figure out which direction to lock the door.
As soon as I tried to use it, it broke. There is no indication of which side is up on the markings. You can easily get it out if you do it wrong. It spins when the key mechanism is turned. The whole thing was a waste of time, effort, and money. In this picture, there is a flower. The icon should be used to show the side that It would not work at all when I first received it and I had it up. It seems to have worked now after I did not get so mad at it. But I do not trust it. If you put it on the wrong way, it comes out, so I am afraid it will be too much trouble next time. It is still not something I would Considering that my computer is almost five years old, I think this is fine. If your computer is worth any money, either invest a little more, or don't waste your time locking it. Since locks won't stop robbers, they will only discourage them, you have to carry it around.
It worked well and I'm happy with how it turned out. I think someone could pry it off, but it's a good solution for leaving your laptop in crowded public places, such as conference rooms, coffee shops, libraries, etc. Lets me feel comfortable leaving my laptop unattended for a bathroom break in public places. Nevertheless, I'm not sure what the purpose of this was.
Today it saved my laptop at a cafe from being stolen I did not realize until today that it is very easy to take the lock out of the USB port. It just takes a little bit of pulling. So far, it worked for me this time, but now I am concerned that if the thief simply has a tighter grip on the next attempt, that might prove successful.
Upon inserting the lock into the USB port, you're supposed to push a button on the lock's end (under the key pictured in the box) to lock it, but I couldn't get the button to stay engaged even when it was in the proper position. One of the metal pins inside the lock to code the keys broke off my first attempt to turn it. There are small metal pins inside the lock to codify the keys. However, this lock won't work properly if you have a hard laptop case with a USB port that sticks right at the lock. The lock won't fit flush into the port and can't be used. In my MacBook Pro, I use a hard case and I could not attach the lock to the right side port, but I was able to attach it to.
My favourite feature is that I can lock it securely temporarily at the Cafe while I make my drink purchase, and it is very useful in these situations. I did some testing on what is the right direction to insert the USB port into. Once you know, you will insert it into the USB port correctly.
People seem to be complaining about something I don't fully understand. Having said that, it might be a little bit challenging for kids who don't exhibit.