Gunvault GVB2000 Multi Vault Biometric Gun Safe Review


The Gunvault GVB2000 Multi Vault Biometric Gun Safe is another great piece of engineering from the wide range of Gunvault Safes. The biometric safe is usually opened using the state-of-the-art Multi Vault recognition technology. The safe has been specifically designed to be hidden in places like inside a deep drawer. In order to complement its main purpose, the model normally opens at the top instead of opening from the front which is the common with most safes. As a result, the Safe is particularly suitable for hiding inside a desk or even filing cabinet drawer thus keeping the safe out of sight of unauthorized people.

The Gunvault GVB2000 Multi Vault Safe can also be easily mounted through the use of the included mounting kit. There's a lot of room inside the safe to store an extra magazine and a firearm as the door lifts up, you will be presented with your handgun in a very easy to grab fashion.

The model is almost identical in many ways to the original Gunvault's Biometric Safe apart from for the hydraulics as well as the difference in opening the door. Let's take a look at the features that make this a bestselling safe.

Features of the Gunvault GVB2000 Multi Vault Biometric Gun Safe

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The Multi Vault Reader

The Multi Vault reader on this safe can store up to 30 dissimilar Multi Vault so as to restrict the users' access to the safe's contents. The capacity to store 30 Multi Vault is quite a lot more so when compared to the multivault and Minivault bio safes that are only capable of storing up to 15 Multi Vault.

It is ideal for storing pistols and handguns as well as other small weapons and firearms to keep them stored safe away from teenagers or children. With just a single touch of the finger, you'll have instant access to all your valuables or weapons within less than 3 seconds without having to fiddle with combination locks or keys. In the dark areas, this is the best way of accessing your firearm without having to alert an intruder.


The Gunvault's safe mechanism is extremely reliable. You also have the option of programming 30 different Multi Vault within the system. This will be of great importance to those with big families or even individuals within an office where the biometric safe is shared.

The safe has a biometric lock that can be activated using the stored print that opens the hydraulic lid in seconds for a very easy access to all the contents of this safe. This is a big advantage for any person who is looking to store his firearm in this safe for self-defence at home. The last thing that you want to do in any emergency is fumbling around to look for keys or even trying to remember the key's combination. In case there's an intruder in your home you'll need to get to your firearm fast. With the Gunvault GVB2000 Multi Vault you can directly go to your gun and access to them in less than 3 seconds with a simple scan of the finger.

GVB2000 Multi Vault

This is the main feature which separates the model from the other similar models from Gunvault. Furthermore, it gives the safe advantages for several reasons. Due to the fact you can access this safe directly from the top usually makes it quite easy for one to access his firearm in case you have mounted safe inside a drawer. You can also reach inside of the safe and grab your firearm. In case you have mounted the safe at the front of the drawer since the door usually open vertically as opposed to opening from the front just like the traditional safes.

The model also comes when it has been fitted with the dual hydraulic pressurized hinge. The hinge opens smoothly thus giving you fast access to your guns or any valuables which you have stored inside the safe.


Gunvault Biometric Safe usually comes with the pre-drilled holes for easier installation. You only have to identify the best places to install this safe and then mount it You can as well install the safe on the counter top, floor or even the shelf in your study room or bedroom. The Gunvault Biometric Safe can literally be installed on any flat surface that you'll find convenient. Furthermore, the safe comes complete with the mounting hardware that ensures you install this safe quickly just after purchasing it.

You can also hide this safe easily in case you do not want it to be a subject of prying whenever you're out of the house on business or personal matters. You can as well take advantage of the small dimensions in order to keep the safe out of reach of children or curious individuals within your home. Just bolt it inside of your drawer and no person will ever get know that it is there.

Gunvault's fast access lid

Unlike other safes that must be accessed through keys or a code combination, the Gunvault GVB2000 Multi Vault Safe can be easily accessed using the biornetric technology. For a fast access to the safe, all that you will have to do is placing your finger on its print sensor and the lid shall flip open within seconds.

This simply means that you do not have to memorize the numerical codes or even worry about losing the keys to this safe. Apart from the Multi Vault access, you can also make use of the safety override keys just in case of any emergency or in the event that the battery runs low. The biometric safe uses the 4 AA batteries so as to power this Multi Vault reader. In normal usage, the batteries have been found to last for around 2 years.

Convenient for storage

The Gunvault GVB2000 Multi Vault Biometric Gun Safe is convenient for all home and office safe-keeping needs. Furthermore, you can still use this safe for storing your cash, passports, medicine, jewelry and anything which you are actually concerned about.

The interior of the safe measures 14.5 by 11 by 2.5 inches. This makes the safe big enough to store a minimum of 2 average sized handguns alongside their ammo. The Gunvault GVB2000 Multi Vault Safe will also act as a first line of defense in case of any danger. Besides that, it allows you to retrieve all your weapons discreetly if a break-in occurs at any time.

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What We Liked

  • Its small size makes it easy to be hidden easily in the existing household furniture.
  • It is easy to install and program using the manual.
  • The Multi Vault reader is very accurate while in use and it doesn't fail in recognizing the owner's Multi Vault.
  • It enables you to access your firearms and valuables quickly without having to look for a key.
  • It can be opened silently without having to disturb other people.
  • The robust and secure design keeps valuables and handguns away from other people.
  • The safe has a sturdy construction and great size for bolting inside the drawer.
  • Operates quickly and smoothly.

What We Didn’t Like

  • The safe is not waterproof thus it can be affected by water.
  • Takes around 3 seconds to open thus making it inconvenient in case of emergencies.
  • The Gunvault GVB2000 Multi Vault Biometric Gun Safe isn't fireproof.
  • The supplied mounting hardware might not be of good quality.

Technical Details

  • Product Dimensions: 38.1 x 27.9 x 22.9 inches
  • Item Weight: 276 pounds
  • Shipping Weight: 19.25 pounds
  • Size: Multi Vault
  • Color: Black
  • Batteries: 1 9V batteries required.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Does the safe have a silent mode for turning off beeping?
Yes, in case you press and then hold on the red button found on the side of the opened lid, you will see the lights on top of its lid by flashing green which shows that you're in a silent mode.

Q: How many peoples can access the safe?
The Gunvault GVB2000 Multi Vault Biometric Gun Safe is able to store 30 different Multi Vault.

Q: Is there a key for unlocking the safe in case there is a misread of Multi Vault?
Yes. You just have to make sure that you do not lock the key in the safe! The key's socket is well concealed also.

Final Verdict

The Gunvault GVB2000 Multi Vault Biometric Gun Safe is a great safe which is suitable for deterring casual thieves. It is also a great place for locking your handguns away so as to keep them out of the children's reach. The Multi Vault reader is very secure and accurate. It works with a higher degree of accuracy. The safe is also sturdy enough for its designated purpose.

However, one thing that you should be aware of is the fact that this safe isn't fireproof or waterproof neither. As a result, in case these features are needed then the cost of buying this safe would have been much higher.

In conclusion, this is a great biometric safe at such a low price. It offers features that are quite difficult to beat at such a low price. In case you're looking for a Biometric Safe for storing your handguns, then the Gunvault GVB2000 Multi Vault Biometric Gun Safe is a perfect choice and its highly recommended.

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