Protex Fire Resistant Electronic Wall Safe

Last updated date: May 8, 2019

DWYM Score
8.3

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Overall Take

In our analysis of 35 expert reviews, the Protex Protex Fire Resistant Electronic Wall Safe placed 6th when we looked at the top 7 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

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Expert Summarized Score
8.5
4 expert reviews
User Summarized Score
7.9
43 user reviews
Our Favorite Video Reviews
What experts liked
Velvet fire liner provides 30 min. of fire protection. Install any height between 2 wall studs.
- BestReviews
Designed for installing it in between 16-inch O/C wall studs this wall safe has a 30-minute fire protection. You can open the safe by entering a secured code on the electronic panel or you can use the mechanical override key to open the safe.
- Paramatan
April 14, 2019 | Full review
The security of this safe is also enhanced by two door live bolts coupled by the pry-resistant heavy duty solid steel door buffers the fore against forced entry.
- The Safe Sleuth
The outer coating of the safe is made of a strong and durable metal. It comes with a 3/16 inch solid steel door that is indented into the safe unit to ensure that you can place this into the wall, putting a picture over it without it being noticeable.
- Safety Winner
What experts didn't like
Safe may not sit flush with wall in newer homes with thinner walls. Battery connections in keypad aren't always reliable
- BestReviews
The door handle may feel a little too small and smooth.
- The Safe Sleuth
Difficult to mount on your own
- Safety Winner

From The Manufacturer

This wall safe is an excellent choice for home or office use. Quick and convenient access, easy programing and can be installed at any height on interior wall. It's very easy to install between 2 wall studs. It comes with a fire-liner velvet interior for a great plush look and feel. The fire-liner will give a 30 minute fire protection for paper stores inside the safe. The 2 shelves are removable for convenience. The keypad is flush with the safe's flange, therefore able you to hang a picture over the safe to conceal it from view. The keypad has a hidden lock to open the safe with a mechanical override key (2 included) . This key is used only when batteries are dead or keypad is damaged. Since this safe is 8" deep we recommend hiring a contractor or a handyman for the installation. The door of this wall safe is made of 3/16" thick solid steel plate to prevent from forcibly prying open the door.

Overall Product Rankings

1. AmazonBasics Fire Resistant Safe
Overall Score: 9.2
Expert Reviews: 5
2. Honeywell Steel Security Safe Box With Key Lock
Overall Score: 8.6
Expert Reviews: 4
4. SentrySafe Fireproof Safe
Overall Score: 8.4
Expert Reviews: 6
5. SentrySafe 0500 Fireproof Box
Overall Score: 8.3
Expert Reviews: 2
6. Protex Fire Resistant Electronic Wall Safe
Overall Score: 8.3
Expert Reviews: 4
7. SereneLife Safe Box
Overall Score: 8.2
Expert Reviews: 2

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