Terrific Aftermarket Fob I came across

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I had the 3 button M+ but the panic button was too sensitive. I run with nothing else in my pockets except the fob, and my alarm would go off about once or twice a week. I gave it to my wife, but the same thing happened to her several times, so I switched back to regular fob and gave the M+ away. I emailed them and they told me it had been thoroughly vetted and gave me some ideas how to counteract this from happening. I'm not bashing them here, but I'm saying in my case....I thought the panic button was way too sensitive. The fob itself was a great idea though. Maybe should have went with the model S?
@KrispyKotex

Geeez, I have spent lots and lots of of time using DL labs fobs (except the M+) and none of the final design DI Labs fobs have overly sensitive buttons, in my opinion..... panic button or otherwise...

Had you wanted to, it would have been -very very easy- to get that panic button on that M+ to be less sensitive.. just as it is to make the stock fob less sensitive in regard to button press..

Geeez, a real shame the M+ did not work out for you.. All I talk to that have a DI Labs fob, love it...
You could have returned the fob to DI Labs for a refund versus giving it way...

Indeed, the Model S uses the stock button pad so button press quite close to the button press on the stock.

DI Labs did extensive testing and tweaked button press and more on their fobs... I do believe they got it right so to speak in regard to button press...


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Geeez, I have spent lots and lots of of time using DI labs fobs (except the M+)
Maybe you , as a salesman/spokesperson should test the M+ more and see if the issue can be duplicated? This usually happened when the fob was in my pocket and with me getting in/out of jeep.

Had you wanted to it would have been -very very easy- to get that panic button on that M+ to be less sensitive.. just as it is to make the stock fob less sensitive in regard to button press.
To have procedures to modify the sensitivity of the fob indicates that this is a known issue, and may pop up on a few.

It's great idea, and I know the company went though a lot to test this, but it just didn't work in my case. Maybe I got a bad one...I don't know.
 

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The lock button on mine gets accidentally pushed sometimes. I have an aftermarket remote start and three lock pushes starts the vehicle. One time as I was getting ready to go to bed I thought I heard something in the garage. Went out there and the jeep was running. Also sometimes when I go out in the garage to leave, the jeep will be locked and I never lock it in the garage. What can be done to make the buttons less sensitive?
 

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@KrispyKotex

I'm not a "salesman/spokeperson" for DI Labs...... I'm just a guy that tested the fobs a bit for DI Labs.. and of course, at this point in time, I am real pleased user of the final design, M and S model fobs..

Only time I can accidentally set off the panic alarm on a stock fob, an AJT Designs fob or the DI Labs fob is to say lean on something and the fob gets caught in between me and something and gets a heavy button press.. Can't fault the/any fob for that....

Regardless of the button press on any fob, you can't please everyone.... and for sure lean on them, press on them and you set off an alarm, etc...

Again, to bad it did not work out for you...
 

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The lock button on mine gets accidentally pushed sometimes. I have an aftermarket remote start and three lock pushes starts the vehicle. One time as I was getting ready to go to bed I thought I heard something in the garage. Went out there and the jeep was running. Also sometimes when I go out in the garage to leave, the jeep will be locked and I never lock it in the garage. What can be done to make the buttons less sensitive?
@Glamisfan

When I was using the 4 button, stock fob, I did similar (never a remote start that requires two button pushes) more then once... it happens..... you inadvertently put enough pressure on a button and... anyway, I can't fault the/any fob for that...

You can easily desensitize the buttons but even then, of you press down on them, say leaning against something, etc., they still will trigger an alarm, etc...

So far, have not done so with my DI Labs fobs.. I'm sure, partly because I am a bit more careful now..


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Thanks Rhinebeck. I am not bashing the company. They did try to help me, but I just gave it away to one of my friends vice tampering with it. I am an electronics person, I could have fixed this easily, but didn't want to mess with. I still recommend this fob to everyone and have probably sent Threedom quite a few sales their way. lol
 

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Someone said they "saved" $8 if they ordered 2.

Typical sales trick....no, you didnt save $8. They tricked you into spending more money at checkout.

They overpriced the item then took $8 off to get you to spend more. Happens at every store you see "on sale" signs.
Good thing both my gf and I each need one then.
 

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Thanks Rhinebeck. I am not bashing the company. They did try to help me, but I just gave it away to one of my friends vice tampering with it. I am an electronics person, I could have fixed this easily, but didn't want to mess with. I still recommend this fob to everyone and have probably sent Threedom quite a few sales their way. lol
@KrispyKotex

I did not get the impression you were "bashing". You just mentioned your experience with the M+.
(By the way.... I myself, do not care for the look/shape of the M+)

As a side note...... I wanted a no button DI Labs fob, model M ... and I happened to.... along with my 2 working stock fobs, to have a 3rd stock fob with a defective Panic button on the circuit board...

Anyway, with a tweezer, I just pulled off the buttons from the defective fobs circuit board.. the buttons came off easily..... I used that buttonless stock circuit in a DI Labs buttonless fob... it's worked out well for me. (My JL has proximity)

I could have just placed a thin piece of plastic between the circuit board and the fob housing to desensitize or knock out the button push ability but chose just to amputate..

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Presently testing the beta, Model S+ that holds the key. Here's a pic. (No, that is not my hand)

So far, testing is going aok... a few tweaks needed (minor tweaks) on some things and the Model S+ will be ready for all to buy/enjoy/use... It's very nice, even in the beta form...

OH, also I'm also testing DI Labs door lock covers... TERRIFIC they are. The one shown is quite plain / has tread ....is one but my favorites. Fit and finish is excellent.. Snap on very firmly..

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Presently testing the beta, Model S+ that holds the key. Here's a pic. (No, that is not my hand)

So far, testing is going aok... a few tweaks needed (minor tweaks) on some things and the Model S+ will be ready for all to buy/enjoy/use... It's very nice, even in the beta form...

OH, also I'm also testing DI Labs door lock covers... TERRIFIC they are. The one shown is quite plain / has tread ....is one but my favorites. Fit and finish is excellent.. Snap on very firmly..

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@crdouglass3
Update....

For those interested in the Model S+ ...... some changes are being made in the initial design of the Model S+, I am testing....

Model S+ will in the not to distant future, be made available to all..

I'm really liking the Model S+ that I am testing ...... I'm looking forward to getting my hands on the final design offering of this terrific fob...

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On my older GM truck fobs I took them apart and put a piece of scotch tape between the contacts. But this fob isn't made in a way to allow that. I'm thinking maybe a small non-conductive washer or a few tiny spacers, the height of the button on the circuit board, glued/siliconed to the case or cb would prevent pushing the alarm. I have no use for an alarm button. It has only caused grief and embarrassment at most inopportune times.
 

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On my older GM truck fobs I took them apart and put a piece of scotch tape between the contacts. But this fob isn't made in a way to allow that. I'm thinking maybe a small non-conductive washer or a few tiny spacers, the height of the button on the circuit board, glued/siliconed to the case or cb would prevent pushing the alarm. I have no use for an alarm button. It has only caused grief and embarrassment at most inopportune times.
@roaniecowpony

Which fob are you talking about .... stock, AJT Designs or DI Labs fob....? With each of these there are ways lets say, to deal with the Panic Button...

Amputate the offending trigger button from the circuit board itself (Permanent /not reversible)
Crazy Glue trigger button (Permanent/not reversible)

Place small disc of very thin plastic over the offending trigger button
Place small piece of folded plastic wrap/Saran wrap over trigger button

Yes, another way is to use a Tazer JL to turn off Panic Alarm.. Supposedly, per JSCAN rep, it can do also..

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Update....

For those interested in the Model S+ ...... some changes are being made in the initial design of the Model S+, I am testing....

Model S+ will in the not to distant future, be made available to all..

I'm really liking the Model S+ that I am testing ...... I'm looking forward to getting my hands on the final design offering of this terrific fob...

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Do you happen to know if a button-less S+ will also be offered? Cause I’m all over it if so…
 

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Do you happen to know if a button-less S+ will also be offered? Cause I’m all over it if so…
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A buttonless S+ because you want buttonless with retractable key. I can see why yo would want..

I will pass on this want/desire to the DI Labs, Team... I'm pretty confident that they can make it happen....

 

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