The use of transponder based vehicle anti-theft systems has grown dramatically. Since 1999, more than half of the vehicles produced for the North American market are equipped with some type of anti-theft system. There are predications that more than three-quarters of the vehicles on the North...
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Step 7. The Repli-Code 7 displays "SUCCESSFUL WRITING." Remove the cloned transponder key.
Bianchi offers two styles of clonable transponder key blanks -- original equipment manufacturer-type transponder keys and battery powered, aftermarket transponder keys. The aftermarket transponder keys are at this point in time limited to the Texas Instrument type. These include the Ford BH72-PT-RW, and Toyota BTOY43AT4-RW and BTOY57-PT-RW. These clonable transponder keys are comprised of two parts, the blade and a removable bow (head). This allows the bow containing the transponder to be removed from the blade. Therefore, the transponder can be moved into a different blade if the first blade wears out or breaks. Replacement bows and blades can be purchased separately. According to Bianchi, the Texas Instruments battery powered transponder-equipped key blanks have an operational life in excess of 100,000 uses.
The Bianchi Repli-Code 7 can be powered by 110VAC or 12VDC using the available plug-in adapter. The 12V adaptor is not included in the original box with the machine, but is available.
The Bianchi Repli-Code 7 is equipped with a serial port and a USB port, providing the capabilities of upgrade of the operating system.
In the near future, the Repli-Code 7 will be capable of storing transponder values, generating values, and outputting to a key. This computer-based software will be available as an option.
The Repli-Code 7 is multi-language capable. To change the language, hold down the read button and turn the machine on. Press the read button to display the proper language. Then press "WRITE" to set the language.
For more information, contact your local locksmith wholesaler or Bianchi USA, Inc., 31336 Industrial Pkwy., Suite 3, North Olmsted, OH 44070. Telephone: 440-716-8006. Fax: 216-803-0202. Web site: www.bianchi1770USA.com.
A transponder key cloner is a relatively inexpensive entrance into selling transponder-equipped keys.