Xena XX10 Alarmed Disc Lock - 10mm Pin
Customer Product Reviews
Won't use the lock with the alarm in pubic for fear of inadvertently setting it off when fitting or removing. Locking mechanism isn't cool proof, so you end up fafing with it and the alarm triggers. At close range it's not good for your ears!
So far so good
to date !! The most difficult part is fitting the battery. Only had it for two weeks so I hope it matches the service I receiieved from SBS which is excellent,Purchased as a replacement for another brand after reading the rviviews and up to now its doing its job,i.e I,ve still got my bike
Hmmm battery in or out!
Great lock, bought it as it had excellent reviews, however the alarm is a pain in the backside. When it goes off you know about it! In the end left the battery out (as has a mate of mine) - shame they couldn't sort that out. Would still recommend the lock though
Good lock, bad alarm
Alarm keeps setting off in my tail bag when near my keys for example as it activates when it thinks it's around the disk, or senses metal... Moved to another pocket ..had my deodorant in it and that also set it off whilst I was driving. I don't want a dirty lock around my clothes so need to wrap it in a bag. Great lock, alarm could do with some tweaking to make sure it's actually on a disk lock.
Excellent lock, poor alarm
I've had one of these for over two years now. The alarm worked perfectly to start with but after about 6 months it started going off for no reason occasionally. Around this time someone tried to steal my bike and lever off the disc lock. They couldn't get the lock off and didn't even scratch it, but broke the brake disc in the process, so props to the lock for withstanding it. Unfortunately the alarm had given up and didn't make any noise, it turns out water had gotten in. The documentation leads you to believe the alarm is waterproof, it isn't. I contacted Xena and they completely blanked me, so not impressed by their customer service at all. It's only getting 3 stars because the lock is still going strong despite a second attempted theft since. They may have sorted the alarm unit out since, but I shan't be buying a Xena product again.
Great lock and alarm
Decent, chunky, heavy duty disc lock and alarm. I found the alarm to be a little too quiet, only really loud if your within 1m of it. Has just the right sensitivity and goes off if the bike is knocked or cover lifted up, only goes off by accident in high winds with a cover on. Easy to arm and disarm. Good piece of mind.
Not that loud
As a noisy deterrent it does the job. 120db? I'm not convinced. Compared to my datatool alarm it is really quiet. Any thief with an angle grinder will not be bothered by the noise over that of the grinder. It will probably get used on my electric pushbike instead, now that I have an alarm and tracker on my motorbike. As far as I know, it hasn't gone off by accident because of a sensitivity issue, but it has gone off when I've lightly knocked the handlebars when working in the garage. Build quality is good and it looks the part. Shame about the 120db claim. Maybe my hearing for that particular frequency is duff?
Decent lock, increased deterrence
Not a bad lock, bought it for the alarm system to increase deterrence on my bike. Feels solid enough. I registered with Xena for the warranty. Obviously need to combine different security and not just use a disc lock.
Well built and loud
I keep my bike at the front of the house so need quality security to ward off any unwanted attention. I cover the bike, fit the Xena on my front disc and have the bike chained to a ground anchor. The Xena is reassuringly heavy for it's size, the alarm will give your ear drums a beating if you are within 5 metres of it when it goes off; meaning you have to be quick fitting and removing it. I set the alarm off by accident once while removing the cover, so it IS sensitive, but if you think about which section of the disc you fasten it to, you won't get any false alarms. (dangling it at the bottom of the disc will allow it to swing, increasing the chances of the wind setting it off. I attach it near the caliper to allow it to 'sit' instead) It's important with things like this, that you keep an eye on the battery - once these batteries get low charged your Xena MAY begin to alarm when not armed, unlocked, not fitted etc. I reckon the battery will probably need a review after 6 months to keep the unit working as it should. Fits the front disc of my 2005 Honda CBR600 F4i with no issues. Overall, the Xena XX10 has worked flawlessly so far, looks great and makes me feel a lot better about leaving my bike in the open. It was my first purchase from Sportsbikeshop; service was fast and efficient.
Chunky heavy lock
Can't give 5* yet as no-one has tried to take my bike but it is a chunky bit of metal that would hopefully make thieves think twice. The alarm has gone off in my garage once and it was ear-piercing. One negative, would love a little bag to carry it under the seat, just to stop it clattering about, I've had to wrap it in bubblewrap. Also would like it with a reminder cable or for it to be bright, likelihood of me forgetting about it after a night shift quite high.