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#1 JohnFK



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Posted 09 January 2020 - 02:24 pm

I was given one of these for Christmas and understand it's role in securing my half a dozen sets of car keys. Details are at: https://www.amazon.c...y/dp/B07W48SWLK


What I don't understand is why one might want to use it for my smartphone, wallet or credit cards. I've never thought of these as being vulnerable to interference....


Thoughts please?

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Posted 09 January 2020 - 02:28 pm

Place your phone in it to stop getting calls etc whilst driving

Cards stop them being cloned or stealing the information from them i have a card wallet RF I think to stop this

Just couple of things i heard about, and of course for the female a good place to stash your false lashes and lippy  :rolleyes:

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Posted 10 January 2020 - 08:13 am

It's to do with the RFID emittance (Radio Frequency ID). Essentially, early contactless cards could be read with a scanning device but modern cards have now developed better tech that means they can't be. But if you have early contactless cards in your wallet/purse, best to be safe although depending on what reports you read, some say that this was blown our of all proportion - good for marketing RFID protecting stuff that of course.


Definitely worth having for your car keys at the least though!

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Posted 10 January 2020 - 01:26 pm

I have one of the key pouches, also a purse for my cards .... definately works for the keys as I too could not work out why the car would not unlock when pushing the handle button …. Doh !!


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Posted 13 January 2020 - 08:27 pm

I have all of my keys in a metal biscuit tin works just as well. Plus the key is usless for tehe GTR unless you know the code.

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