Key Machines

  • Does This Vehicle Have A Transponder?

    Sooner or later you will run into a vehicle that either has a transponder system that you didn’t expect or doesn’t have one when you thought it would. The best way of keeping those surprises to a minimum is to pay attention to the details, use...

    Article • October 2nd, 2012

  • Bianchi USA Releases Automotive Guide, Summer 2012 Version

    Bianchi USA's latest Automotive Guide: Summer 2012, is now available to locksmiths and automotive security professionals. The guide features information on Bianchi transponder keys, clonable keys, key kits, 884 cloning tool, onboard programming...

    News • August 3rd, 2012

  • Locksmithing etc. August 2012

    Cloning Volvo Keyline and Bianchi, divisions of the Bianchi 1770 Group Company, are introducing their Volvo Kit using the TK100 technology. The TK100 electronic head is designed for many keyed and keyless engine immobilizer-based applications. The...

    Article • August 2nd, 2012

  • Using The Jet IntelliClone Programmer

    iCLONE two-piece key blanks allow locksmiths to mix and match Jet key blades with different removable electronic heads and transponders as needed, keeping inventory down while enabling the largest number of applications.

    Article • July 2nd, 2012

  • Tools for Servicing Interchangeable Cores

    Specialized IC tools help locksmiths service or recombinate cores, determine pin lengths, cap the pin chambers and cut and decode keys.

    Article • June 4th, 2012

  • Locksmithing etc.

    KeyWatcher Key Control System Morse Watchmans has introduced the KeyWatcher ® Touch and the KeyWatcher Illuminated key control systems. They feature the KeyAnywhere and KeyFind capabilities. KeyAnywhere allows the return of a key to any KeyWatcher...

    Article • June 4th, 2012

  • Back Page, June 2012

    TWENTY YEARS AGO Mark Bates presented a guest commentary concerning what locksmiths should do as security products changed towards electronics. His analysis was exactly right. Charles Cole tested the Ilco electric lockpick.  Safety suggestions were...

    Article • June 4th, 2012

  • Sidewinder Machines, Then And Now

    Framon's SD2 now provides an economical solution for both duplicating and originating most popular sidewinder keys.

    Article • June 4th, 2012

  • Rytan Has A Steel Key Solution

    In approximately 30 minutes, locksmiths who own a Rytan RY100 or RY200 can install the Rytan RY103 Optional Carbide Cutter and Pulley Kit.

    Article • June 4th, 2012

  • Intelli-Clone

    Jet Hardware's Intelli-Clone can clone all Texas Fixed Code, Texas Crypto and Philips Crypto 46 chips, in one easy to use unit. No plug-ins or add-ons are needed for the Philips cloning. Used together with the easy-to-follow software program, cloning...

    Product • June 1st, 2012

  • Laser 994 F Jaw

    Bianchi Laser 994 has expanded capabilities with the new F jaw for double-sided edge cut keys. The F Jaw is sold as a kit (part number B3406) which includes the F jaw, 1.5mm cutter, tracer and tip stop as well as a software update. The Laser 994...

    Product • June 1st, 2012

  • Ultracode®, Ultracode A/T® Software Updates Available

    Key machine software updates add 67 commercial cards and 45 automotive code series

    News • June 1st, 2012

  • Automotive Supplement 2012

    Automotive Supplement May 2012

    Document • May 7th, 2012

  • Bianchi USA Has A New Look

    New logo unveiled and web site updated for easy software downloads

    News • May 4th, 2012

  • Locksmithing etc. May 2012

    New Caterpillar Code Series Caterpillar appears to have two new code series for their 2012 trucks. We have received one key code from each series. One code series appears to use Chrysler depths and spaces and the Y157 style key blank. These double-sided...

    Article • May 2nd, 2012