While most key transponder key programming machines can clone and identify various transponder keys, only the new Genie can prepare blank keys for programming the BMW, Cooper Mini, Mercedes and Range Rover Keys. These car manufacturers use the Philips RFID Tags which are Crypto Type Keys. As a...
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The VAP Login Detector can program Audi / Volkswagen transponder keys on more than 90 percent of the Audi and Volkswagen models. Unlike the older version called VA-Code, this new unit fills in the gaps that other aftermarket scan tools can’t program. In the North American market, the VAP Login can do 2002 to 2005 ½ Beetles, all the Robert Bosch systems found on Audis, the 2004 Touareg, and Porsche Cayenne.
Slide-DeCoder is a newly patented lock decoding tool that reads the key cuts on high security locks. The Audi / VW is the first of the series with more to come in the near future. It is made of a durable strong stainless steel with no spring wire. With little practice a locksmith can easily read the correct key code. This tool works very well on the old style locks that you find on 2001 and down and Audi / VW locks and also works well on the Type 2 style locks that you find on 2002 and up.
The tool slides for the spacing you want to read and then pressing down on the pivotal lever the lever has a metal tab that lifts the disc wafer until it bottoms out. On the opposite side of the lever is a pointer that indicates on a line scale the spacing and depth that you are reading, making the reading of the lock simple.
The key depth scale includes four bar lines with the number four depth at the top and number one at the bottom. By pushing down the lever several times in an oscillation fashion, it tells you two things. First, if the lever does not spring back at the spacing you are currently reading, this indicates that the disc wafer is on the opposite side. You will have to invert the decoder into the lock until you feel spring pressure resistance because the disc wafer is pushing the lever back and, by what is read on the indicator when the lever motion bottoms out, is a reading of the key depth.
This Product Spotlight showcases tools for automotive locksmiths, including pinning kits, decoding tools and transponder programming equipment.
The TPH Cloner attachment enables key duplication for most Honda®, Nissan, Chrysler, Mitsubishi®, General Motors® and many other brands equipped with Philips® Encrypted Technology.
The electronically controlled Tri-Code H.S. machine simplifies duplication or origination of sidewinder keys while quickly producing accurate keys to factory specifications.