You can purchase the Hotwire system from Keyless Ride in three different ways:
The MyHotwire option includes the Hotwire device and all cables, access to all software (currently 24 packages) for one year, access to any new software introduced for one year, a year of tech support and either a laptop or a bypass dongle. You can also opt for several subscription rates that provide different levels of access for a monthly fee.
One of the great features of the Hotwire subscription option over similar token-based systems is that you are charged per vehicle, rather than per operation. This means that if you don’t get the car programmed on the first try, it doesn’t cost you extra to keep on trying until you are successful.
You can also get the basic Hotwire hardware and software in an “A-LA-CARTE” program. After that you can add software packages as you need them. Discounts apply when ordering multiple software packages beginning with three additional packages.
For more information, contact your local locksmith distributor or KeylessRide, telephone 877-619-3136, web site www.keylessride.com/locksmiths.
Bianchi 884 Decryptor Ultegra
Bianchi’s latest cloning device has several features that many of us will find useful. It only weighs two pounds, so it’s a very portable machine, and it can be powered by the cigarette lighter plug found in most vehicles. (The cigarette lighter adapter is not included with the machine, but can be purchased at most electronics stores.) This give you the option to take the device to the vehicle for cloning the Circle Plus (Philips Crypto transponder) keys, so you will only need to make one trip to the car. The 884 is a stand-alone device and only needs a computer for updates or for storing your customer database. It can clone the Texas Instruments fixed code and encrypted code keys and more. It works with the TK24, TK40, and TK60 chips with separate blades, and the one-piece cloneable key blanks.
For more information, contact your local locksmith distributor or Bianchi USA, telephone 800-891-2118, web site www.bianchi1770usa.com.
JMA TRS-5000 / TPX / TPH Cloner System
JMA is one of the largest key blank manufacturer in the world, with five different factories and nine distribution centers in different parts of the world. Here in the United States, the JMA name was relatively unknown until recently. Their TRS-5000 cloning machine made a big splash a while back when they released a new way of cloning keys for some of the most popular “Encrypted” transponder systems. The thing that set the JMA system apart from others was that the JMA key blanks do not require a battery and the heads of the keys are the same general size and shape as the keys that were being cloned. This coupled with the relative low price of the system and key blanks gives JMA an advantage.
JMA has recently introduced two new modules, and the key blanks to go with them, that greatly expand the capability of the TRS-5000 cloner. The first new module is the “TPX” module that allows the user to clone many encrypted Texas Instruments transponders used by Ford, Mazda, Hyundai, Mitsubishi, Subaru, Suzuki, Lexus, and Toyota. These key blanks can be cloned onto the JMA TPX1 and TPX2 transponders in seconds. The second new module, the “TPH” module, adds the ability to clone the Philips 2 encrypted transponders, such as those used in the Circle Plus system on the JMA TPX3 keys.
On the JMA key blanks, the transponders are easily removable, and JMA sells key blanks with no transponders in them at a very reasonable price. This means that if I make a mistake while cutting the key, I can transfer the transponder from the screwed-up key into an empty blank. In addition, if a customer comes in with a broken key, I can remove the transponder, install it into a new key blank and cut the key to the customer’s bitting. No programming or cloning required.
For more information, contact your local locksmith distributor or JMA, telephone 817-385-0515, web site www.jmausa.com.