No, your combination is stored within the locks computer and will not be affected if you change the battery or if the battery dies.
The knockouts are small enough that they will not be an issue if a fire event occurs. As added protection though, Stack-On offers an installation kit which includes seal that expands for extra protection.
For added security there is no other way to get into the safe. However, the battery compartment is located on the outside of the safe so you can still change the battery and regain access to your safe, even if it dies. The combination will remain the same.
The factory combination for Cannon Safes is 1-2-3-4-5-6
The only Cannon Safe model that comes with a built-in power supply is the Cannon 1965 premium model. However, all Cannon Safes come with knockouts in the back to allow for the wiring of electrical systems to use with lights or dehumidifiers. When using the knockouts be careful not to make them any bigger. This [...]
When the indicator beads turn pink, the silica gel is saturated and needs to be reactivated. To reactivate the beads, place the entire unit (do not disassemble) in the oven at 325 Fahrenheit for at least 3 hours. Let the unit cool enough to handle, then return to the safe. Note: the indicating beads will [...]
The frequency that you will have to change your battery varies by user. If you use your safe multiple times a day you may have to change your battery more frequently than someone who uses the safe three times a week. Just to be safe, we suggest changing the battery of your safe twice a [...]
We recommend using an all alkaline Duracell or Energizer battery with an expiration date of five years in the future. This will ensure optimal lock performance.
An alternative option to an electric dehumidifier is our silica gel dehumidifier, which does not need electricity to operate. If you prefer the electrical option, Cannon Safes come with knockouts in the back to allow for the wiring of electrical systems to use with lights or dehumidifiers. When using the knockouts be careful not to [...]