Ryobi’s Digital Key Lock Box
Ryobi’s Digital Key Lock Box

Several new cordless tools from Ryobi will be of use to real estate professionals.

The Tek4 cordless electronic tools feature a 4-volt Lithium-ion rechargeable battery that can outlast 6,000 AA alkaline batteries, the company says. The battery powers all Ryobi 4-volt tools.

The family of Ryobi Tek4 Tools includes a Digital Key Lock Box, described as a “next-generation lock box (that) provides access to multiple people by holding up to three household keys, flexible code settings for variable duration entry needs and the ability to track up to the last 10 codes entered. It is ideal for builders, sub-contractors, Realtors and homeowners sharing keys with service personnel.” Suggested retail price is $69.99.

Another tool in the product line is the Portable Power Source, designed for those who need immediate back-up to charge electronics, including cell phones, Blackberries, iPods and MP3 players, at a suggested price of $19.99, not including battery and charger.

The Laser Distance Measure provides accurate room measurements.
The Laser Distance Measure provides accurate room measurements.

There’s also a Professional Laser Distance Measure, with advanced features including continuous measurement mode for convenience, precision laser technology for accurate measurements (+/- 1/16″ at 197′) and a digital display with backlight for an easy read. Suggested price is $159.

The line also includes a digital camera designed for rugged use at jobsites, a high-density LED flashlight, a motion sensing alarm and more.

The battery that runs all of the tools is priced at $12.99. Consumers can choose from two 4-volt chargers. The Standard Charger is Energy Star certified and compact, featuring a Smart Fuel Gauge conveying the battery’s remaining charge. The charge time is three to five hours and the price is $11.99.  For $39.99, the Rapid Charger will charge two batteries simultaneously in 30 minutes.

All the products are available now exclusively at Home Depot.


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