How Key Fobs Work?
Keys fobs are small electronic devices that have the ability to lock and unlock certain doors. They emit a numbered access code that is assigned to match a particular door or set of doors in your building. Interested in knowing how key fobs work? Check it out here!
How fobs works in 3 easy steps
Key Fobs work through RFID (Radio-Identification Frequency)
Key Fobs use the RFID technology to communicate with the door reader
If the RFID information matches both sides, the door will lock/unlock
Advantages Of Having A Key Fob
A Key Fob Provides You With Extra Security
Key Fobs Are Really Easy to Use!
You Can Program the Same Key Fob to Access Different Areas
how we copy fobs at minutefob
The Fob Copying process
We Read Your Key Fob
We Write Its Information Into a New Fob
We Triple Check the Reading
Frequently Asked Questions
What is a Key Fob?
If I say I lost my fob, can my condo make me an extra one for free?
Why should I copy my fob with MiniFob?
Fob Copy is similar to key cutting but replacing a lost fob can cost up to $400 in condo management fees depending on the type of fob and security. By copying your fob in advance with us you could be saving hundrets of dollars!
What frequency do key fobs use?
What types of fobs do you support?
We offer more than 40 types of key fobs and remote copying. All compatiable fobs can be found here.
How long does the service take?
Will a magnet erase the information on my fob?
Magnets are almost never a problem in this instance. While magnetic fields can influence electronic data, you would need a really powerful magnet to interfere with the RFID of your key fob. Luckily this powerful magnets are not generally present in public.
Is the new fob guaranteed to work?
How to replace a key fob?
Where are you located?
You can find us in hardware stores, convenience stores, and key cutting shops in your area. Check our store locator with your location to check where your nearest MiniFob Kiosk is!
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Please come by and ask us any questions you may have on how key fobs work. We’ll be more than happy to answer any of your questions and help you see that getting a new fob copied externally is a move worth considering!