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Key Control Deadbolt

Traditional master key or multi lock systems are labor intensive, time consuming and costly. With the first and only two-cylinder Key Control Deadbolt, either cylinder can be re-keyed in seconds, without removing the lock from the door.

Smartkey security

Key Control Deadbolt - UL - Square Keyed One Side - featuring SmartKey

817 15 SMT SQT


Keyed One Side

  • SmartKey

How much can KeyControl save you?

Use our Key Control Calculator to compare the cost of re-keying a traditional "pin & tumbler" lock with a Kwikset Key Control lock.

Key Control™

Your Savings

9 minutes

$25 labor costs

Based on approx. 10 minutes & $25 in labor per lock to re-key with traditional lock & pin. See chart below for time spent.

Key Control Deadbolt1 Min
Traditional Pin & Tumbler10 Min

The Smart Alternative to Master Keying

Show 2nd Cylinder

KeyControl's innovative two-cylinder design.

Easily access rental units with a master key. This two cylinder design makes it easy to gain entry to any rental unit while also providing superior security with SmartKey Security.

Show 2nd Cylinder

Designed for Convenience.

  1. Master Key Cylinder
  2. Tenant Cylinder
Kwikset: Key Control Deadbolt

The Locksmith's Choice.

We challenged locksmiths at the Associated Locksmiths of America (ALOA) to a picking and bumping contest pitted against the Kwikset SmartKey 980 Deadbolt.

Re-Key to any KW1 Keyway Key

While re-keying your door lock is not a requirement of lock installation, SmartKey allows you to quickly and easily reset your lock's cylinder to work with any KW1 Keyway key.


  • For use on exterior doors where keyed entry and security is needed
  • Featuring SmartKey Security™, which protects against advanced break-in techniques and allows you to re-key your lock yourself in seconds.
  • SmartKey Security™ re-key technology is compatible with Kwikset (KW1) keyway or (SC1) keyway options
  • Deadbolt operated by key outside and thumb turn inside
  • Comes with 2 keys
  • Latch has round corner faceplate
  • ANSI/BHMA grade 2 certified
  • 1 inch deadbolt throw
  • Locking mechanism functions with turn piece on the interior of the lock
  • Meets or exceeds Underwriter Laboratories (UL) testing requirements specified for each product grade or rating
  • Easily installs in minutes with just a screwdriver
  • Lifetime mechanical and finish warranty
  • Microban Antimicrobial product protection keeps door hardware 99.9% cleaner than unprotected surfaces


All Measurements are in Inches

  • Kwikset Family
    816/7 KeyControl Deadbolt
  • Product Type
  • Entry Has SmartKey?
  • Has Microban?
  • ANSI Grade
    Grade 2
  • UL Time Rating
    3 hr
  • Min Door Thickness
  • Max Door Thickness
  • Assembled Height
  • Assembled Width
  • Cross Bore
  • ADA Compliant
    Interior Turn Piece Only



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