The Butterfly supports the
Kensington Microsaver® cable lock system (as do most new
laptops). The model 64068 weights 5.5 ounces and has a six foot cable
with a loop on one end and a round-key security lock on the other. When
I was looking for mine, I found several sources charging around $40.
Another lock system for the Butterfly is called the Compu-Lock
NoteSaver. Like the Kensington product, it fits in the
Butterfly's security slot. The model TL-NS-1 is for travel
and is similar in function to the Kensington model 64068.
Marking your Butterfly can deter theft in the first place and help you recover it should it be lost and found. You can put something like your company name, driver license number, phone number, etc. on it in a permanent fashion. One technique is to burn the information into plastic with a soldering iron or wood burning tool. You can also have an engraving shop engrave the plastic directly or make a metal nameplate that can be bonded to a suitable surface.
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