Transponders

  • TESTING THE KABA-ILCO TRI-CODE H.S.

    The electronically controlled Tri-Code H.S. machine simplifies duplication or origination of sidewinder keys while quickly producing accurate keys to factory specifications.

    Article • December 1st, 2007

  • How Your Showroom Can Boost Your Profits

    A clean showroom stocked with colorful, informative merchandise can add to your bottom line. All you have to do is keep the hooks filled with product.

    Article • December 1st, 2007

  • Outfitting A Service Van, Part 2

    This particular truck was configured to make work easier and to carry the maximum amount of inventory for the space allotted. Some thought was given to aesthetics, but functionality was the overriding concern.

    Article • December 1st, 2007

  • Cloning Electronic Keys:

    Duplicating The Electronic Half of a Transponder Key

    Article • November 1st, 2007

  • CHRYSLER 300: Long Distance Key Fitting

    As a locksmith specializing in the automotive sector, I resisted purchasing transponder programming equipment for a long time. A couple years ago, my business slowed down because those non-transponder vehicles were disappearing from the roads. My...

    Article • November 1st, 2007

  • JET HARDWARE MFG. CORP. SMART CLONE WITH JET CRYPTO UPGRADE

    This upgrade enables the Smart-Clone to clone specific automotive cryptographic transponders from Chrysler, Ford, Kia, Lexus, Mazda, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Subaru and Toyota.

    Article • November 1st, 2007

  • HOTWIRE: A New Way to Program Transponders

    The system from Keyless Ride is PC-based and operates on your laptop computer. The advantage of using a laptop computer cannot be overstated

    Article • October 1st, 2007

  • 30 Under 30: Justin Trueland

    When Locksmith Ledger developed the 30 under 30 campaign, my mind began scanning for younger locksmiths working in our industry. Most of the names and faces that came to mind were working for customers of my mine that had been around for a while. Justin...

    Article • October 1st, 2007

  • Using the New Kobra Readers

    I've been an automotive locksmith for almost 35 years now, and I've used just about every technique and tool there is to make keys to vehicles at one time or another...

    Article • September 1st, 2007

  • STRATTEC CODESEEKER: PROGRAMMING KEYS to the 2007 TOYOTA RAV4

    Transponder programming for late model vehicles is not always easy. Programming information has usually not been made available on some of the newer models. This problem is not specific to locksmiths as vehicle manufacturers also have delays with not only...

    Article • September 1st, 2007

  • Taking Another Look at THE KABA-ILCO TKO TRANSPONDER KEY ORIGINATOR

    Nine out of ten of the top selling vehicles in North America today are equipped with transponder-based anti-theft systems. In 1995, only two car models were equipped with this type of system. As we are finishing the 2007 model year, more than 400...

    Article • September 1st, 2007

  • Taking Another Look at THE KABA-ILCO TKO TRANSPONDER KEY ORIGINATOR

    Nine out of ten of the top selling vehicles in North America today are equipped with transponder-based anti-theft systems. In 1995, only two car models were equipped with this type of system. As we are finishing the 2007 model year, more than 400...

    Article • September 1st, 2007

  • Programming the CHEVROLET HHR PK3+ TRANSPONDER BASED ANTI-THEFT SYSTEM

    In the past, transponder based anti-theft system programming has been relatively easy for most General Motors vehicles. In addition to using the General Motors programming device, most GM vehicles could be on-board programmed. An on-board programming...

    Article • August 1st, 2007

  • Q&A: David M. Hasty CRL

    Locksmith Ledger questions the locksmith foreman for the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign campus about institutional locksmithing

    Article • August 1st, 2007

  • NEW BIANCHI CLONING SYSTEM

    The Repli-Code 7 TX is capable of making cloned transponder keys for more than 750 makes, models and vehicle years on the road today.

    Article • July 1st, 2007