Viking Security Safe VS-25BL Biometric Safe Review

Relying only on keys to open safes is a think of the past while having Viking Security Safe VS-25BL Biometric Safe. You can open this safe in less than a second by using fingerprint, PIN code, or a key. It is a user-friendly safe as it offers top of the line...


Combination of Fingerprint Reader, LCD, and an optical sensor. It has an aesthetic look; it is laser cut and scratch resistant powder coated with an outstanding, seamless welding.

You don't need to be worried of program loss because of its non-volatile memory it can retain all programmed settings even if batteries you remove the batteries.

Viking Security Safe VS-25BL Biometric Safe has a safety mechanism to ensures that you lock you safe i.e. if you leave it unlocked it will produce a warning beep sound to notify you. You can operate it with either sound or silent mode.



Heat Resistance​

Fire Resistance​



  • Optical scanner is reliable and fast
  • Heavy and well-constructed
  • Low battery warning
  • Secure biometric system


  • Requires shimming when installing between studs

Key Features


Three Options to Open

The three different methods of accessing this safe are the key feature of Viking security safe. It has emergency backup keys to open it.

In case you forget your access code. It uses a 4 barrel key which is complicated to give high security against lock picking attempts.

Besides the emergency keys it has a programmable number keypad that can be used to store 4-9 digit pin, lastly its primary and essential unlocking method are by using the biometric scanner, this scanner has better imaging and recognition than those in the older safes.


High-Quality Biometric Scanner

Viking Security Safe VS-25BL Biometric Safe uses a 500 DPI scanner for taking quality images of you figure prints; this scanner also enhances image recognition. Using the dots Per inch technology ensures that the image it records is of high quality.

This safe allows recording of up to 32 fingerprints which perfectly acceptable amount are taking into consideration of the quality of its imaging and sensing capability. For easier accessibility ensure you record your fingerprints from multiple angles.


LCD Display

One of the innovative features that can catch your eye in this Viking Security Safe VS-25BL Biometric Safe is the LCD.

The information such as battery power level, operation information when you are sorting out the programming of the reader, figure prints number and Pin pad displays on the LCD.

Comparing it to other safes which use beeping sounds when running out of battery this safe clearly display the battery level which is of great importance.


Tamper Security Protection

Viking Security Safe VS-25BL Biometric Safe has high-security measures in place to prevent authorized access to the safe.

In the case of 5 incorrect fingerprints or 3 successive incorrect PIN code entries attempts, the system will go to sleep mode but not shutting down completely as regarding other safes.

This tamper security is of significant advantage maybe if you just got unlucky with your PIN code.


Pry Resistance Measures

The manufacturer has taken several for improving the pry resistance of this Viking Security Safe VS-25BL Biometric Safe. Its door thickness has been increased to improve its stiffness and to make it harder to bend.

It has added advantage protection from being cut because of its solid steel case and hidden hinges. It has thick bolts to make it difficult to get the door of the frame.

Its small door gap limits the thickness of pry bar that you can wedged in between the door and the walls.

Frequently Asked Questions

Does it have pre-drilled holes for mounting to floor or wall?

A: Yes there is.

Can you open the safe using the keys, while the batteries are dead?

A: Yes you can, by just loosening the nameplate and unlocking it using the key.

Does is having the capability of using AC adapter in addition to the battery?

A: It does not have the capability for an AC adapter; it only functions on 4AA batteries.

Final Verdict

This is the best safe in the market for a securely storing your firearms and your valuable in a drawer close to your bed.

They are not like other biometric safes in the market this safe ensures secure storage and is reliable in figure print reading allowing you a quick and easy access to using the optical scanner biometric system.

I highly recommend Viking Security Safe VS-25BL Biometric Safe; it is a must have for ensuring that you firearm and any other valuable are secure.

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