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2019 Review
igloohome IGM1

The Bluetooth enabled Igloohome Mortise lock offers a sleek design alongside some innovative features including automatic Airbnb integration and offline access codes even when you are offline using some technology similar to bank pin hardware you might have seen before.

Overview

Retail Price $499.00
Amazon Price $169.99

34 Reviews

Available Finishes: Black
How does the lock connect?The igloohome IGM1 uses Bluetooth to connect.

APPS

ECOSYSTEMS

Alexa Support?: Available
Google Assistant Support?: Available
Siri / Homekit Support?: No
Smart Watch Support? No

DOOR COMPATIBILITY

What type of door lock mechanisms does the igloohome IGM1 support?
Deadbolt Attachment
Not Supported
Interior Deadbolt Replacement
Not Supported
Complete Deadbolt Replacement
Not Supported
Handle (Latch/Knobs) Replacement
Not Supported
Integrated Deadbolt and Handle
Not Supported
Mortise
Supported
Other Install (Floor/ Wall)
Not Supported

Features & Specs

Model Number IGB3

Backup Key

Yes

Fingerprint Access

No

Touchscreen

Yes

Long Distance Locking

Yes

Autolocking

Yes


Access Codes & Users

Does the lock have access codes? Yes


Proximity Unlocking: No

Any information on number of users supported?
The company says the igloohome IGM1 can support 1 master key code



Airbnb Integration? Yes


Battery & Additional Specs

What kind and how many batteries does this lock have?

The igloohome IGM1 uses 4 AA batteries required. (included)

The igloohome IGM1 battery life is 1 year



Lock Dimensions 2.4 x 5.7 x 0.4 inches


Lock Weight 3.31 pounds


Security Features

What kind of security does the lock offer?

The igloohome IGM1 has:

9V battery backup, fire sensor alarm (will unlock automatically), audio alarm and lockout mode if tried to access 5 times unsuccesfully.

Our Take

igloohomemortiseinterior.jpg

Interior View

Pros

  • Airbnb Integration and offline pin code generation (See here for more information on how it works).
  • Dedicated Android and iOS apps along with integrations with Alexa and Google Assistant to set new pin codes and retrieve access history.
  • Sleek looking lock that would fit in especially well in modern homes.
  • Innovative fire feature where the alarm will disarm itself if it senses too high of temperatures (50 – 70 degrees celsius) as well as an audio alarm that will sound if the lock is being tampered with or a code has been tried for more than 5 times in a row.
  • Has a set of physical backup keys.
igloohomemortiseexterior.jpg

Exterior Door View

Cons

  • A few users have complained about battery life
  • Doesn’t have deep integration into other smart home ecosystems and is limited by its Bluetooth connectivity and range.
  • Limited selection of finish options coming only in a sleek black design.

Apps / Voice Commands

The igloohome IGM1 supports or integrates with the following apps and voice assistants:


Google Assistant

Alexa


Alexa Support?: Yes , the igloohome IGM1 supports Alexa with the following commands
  • Create pincodes with Alexa

Retrieve access logs (bluetooth key access logs updated in real-time, while PIN code access logs updated when master owner does a bluetooth unlock)


Google Assistant & Nest Support?: Yes, the igloohome IGM1 supports Google Assistant with the following commands
  • Create PIN codes or Bluetooth keys with Google Home

Retrieve access logs (bluetooth key access logs updated in real-time, while PIN code access logs updated when master owner does a bluetooth unlock)

Siri / Apple Homkit Support?: No
Watch Integration: No

Unboxing and Installation

igloohomemortisebox.jpg

Whats in the box.


What tools do I need to install this lock?
You will need Phillips screwdriver to install igloohome IGM1


What are the locks dimensions?
The igloohome IGM1 is 2.4 x 5.7 x 0.4 inches in size.


Any door size requirements?
40mm to 60mm door thickness and >190mm (with handle) for clearance from door edge.


FAQ / Support


igloohome IGM1 Main Image

Bottom Line

The Igloohome smart mortise locks packs a range of innovative features into a sleek design for your mortise style doors.

Airbnb Integration and offline pin code generation (See here https://www.igloohome.co/blog/how-it-works/smart-lock-without-internet for more information on how it works) are a standout feature for this lock and separates it from other locks and avoids having issues with Wifi connectivity and any late night calls from guests not being able to access your rental apartment.

A few alarm sensors are unique to this device include a built-in temperature sensor that will unlock the door automatically if temperature reach between 122-158 degrees. A built-in audio alert will also go off if the lock is being tampered with or codes have been entered 5 times without success.

Overall if you are hesitant to rely on your Wifi for managing access codes but still would like like to have remote key code capabilities this could be a great fit.

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