Xhorse Dolphin XP-005 Cut Acura Hon66 Laser Key via M2 Clamp

Today I’m gonna show how to use Xhorse Dolphin XP005 + VVDI Key Tool Max to copy a HON66 laser key.


Prepare a Honda original key & a new key blank.

Connect Key Tool Max with Dolphin XP005 via Bluetooth to smart control.


Vehicle database >> Acura >> MDX >> HON66 >> OK

Install M2 clamp, and fix the original key on it as prompts.






Decode key >> Continue

The Dolphin XP005 Machine starts coding key…


Wait until coding completed.

Take out the key to replace a key blank to fixed it on.


Go to Key Tool Max,

Cutting key >> Continue

Dolphin XP005 machine starts to cut the key…


One side cutting is finished.

Turn over the key blank to cut the other side.

Just repeat operations as before.










Okay, finally key cutting is done.

Look at that new key, it matches perfectly, same as the original one.

It can open the car door.








This is a quick tutorial on using Dolphin XP005 key cutting machine to cut a HON66 key.


Xhorse Manual Key Cutter: Dolphin XP007 or Condor XC-002

Lots of customers want to know what are the differences between Xhorse manual Key Cutting Machines: Dolphin XP007 & Condor XC-002. Many of them do not know how to choose. Go ahead to the comparison below to find your answer.


Dolphin XP007 vs. Condor XC-002 Comparison

Item Dolphin XP007 Condor XC-002
Price(may vary according to marketing sale) $689 $1199
Dimension 282×246.5x355mm 298x445x525mm
Weight 14kg 28kg
Battery Built-in lithium battery ×
Material All aluminum body structure Precision-machined high-strength aluminum die-casting chassis
Clamp End milling machine with 3-in-1 clamp. Horizontal milling machine with 4-in-1 clamp.
Cutting Speed 2 switches for adjustment speed, switch1: 7000rpm, switch2: 10000rpm. 8000-10000rpm, supports setting speed by manual.
Key types supported 2 track external, 4 track external, channel track, 4 track internal, dimple. 2 track external, 4 track external, channel track, 4 track internal, dimple.
Warranty 1 year 3 years
Benefit 1 free token per day for VVDI MB and Key Tool Plus 1 free token per day for VVDI MB and Key Tool Plus


What are the differences?

Xhorse Dolphin XP007 is with built-lithium battery, much lighter & smaller for carrying. It is an end milling machine, only to switch 7000rpm/10000rpm for cutting speed. It is cheaper than XC-002, providing 1 year warranty.


Condor XC-002 is a horizontal milling machine without built-lithium battery, supports to set cutting speed from 8000-10000rpm by manual. It features with high-strength die-casting chassis which makes it stronger and heavier. It provides 3 years warranty.



What are the similarities?

Both Dolphin XP007 and Condor XC-002 support to cut same key types. Both can support cutting speed up to 10000 rpm, both should operated by manual.

Both can be combined with vvdi mb or key tool plus to get 1 free MB online calculation token per day.



Dolphin XP-007 is suitable for locksmiths who requires a smaller and lighter manual machine. It is convenient for carry out or door to door service.


Xhorse Condor XC-002 is suitable to play its role in a workshop. It is much stable and stronger to have a longer warranty for use. It should be a all-right investment for locksmith.




How to do Xhorse Dolphin Electrical Conductivity Measurement?

If the Xhorse Dolphin XP005 Key Cutting Machine does not do electrical conductivity measurement, you may meet problems like the cutter was broken when cutting keys every time.


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How to do electrical conductivity measurement for Dolphin XP-005?

Go to Xhorse app,

Device information >> Electrical conductivity measurement

  1. Probe and clamp
  2. Cutter and clamp


Please use blank key or any other conductor to connect the probe and the clamp/ the cutter and the clamp in successive order, to measure their electrical conductivity(as shown in figure). If the electricity conducts through the conductor, the green light turns on.


Just follow the tips to operate, press “Start” to perform actions in order.

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How do I Know Xhorse Condor Power Board is Damaged?

One user met a problem that his Xhorse Condor XC-Mini Plus machine cannot start, even if the machine was updated to latest version, USB light is on, the issue still remains.




At this point, engineer should have to troubleshoot if the Condor XC-Mini power board was damaged.


How to check if Condor XC-Mini power board is damaged?


  1. Place down the XC-Mini Plus machine, take out screws as pic shown;



  1. Take out the power board to check output voltage, check if it is 24V in red circle position;
  2. If not, check if the input voltage in arrow position is 110/220 V.

If input voltage is normal, which means the Xhorse Condor Mini Plus power board is damaged.



Give your check result to Xhorse engineer to help solve problem.



Ford Transit FO21 Key Duplication with Dolphin XP005

Use Xhorse Dolphin XP005 Key Cutting Machine installing with M3 Fixture Clamp can cut  FO21 key for Ford Transit. This is a quick demonstration about how to cut.


Decode Key

Here are 2 keys: original key & new key blank.

Insert the original key into M3 clamp, fix the clamp on machine firmly.






Go to Xhorse app to control, press

Vehicle database >> Ford >> Transit >> FO21 >> OK >> Decode key


Follow the notes to operate:

Rotate the key to A position 1 switch(as shown in the pic), press “Continue”.


Dolphin XP005 machine starts decoding…

Key learning success.


The key bitting codes will be shown as well. It is 414241.









Cut Key

Remove the original key to fix a new key blank in clamp, press

Cutting key >> Continue


Dolphin XP-005 machine starts cutting…

Note: It will prompt several times to switch key, just follow the steps to operate.


Rotate the key to A position 2 switch.

Rotate the key to A position 4 switch.

Rotate the key to B position 2 switch.

Rotate the key to B position 4 switch.

Rotate the key to C position 1 switch.

Rotate the key to C position 2 switch.

Rotate the key to C position 4 switch.

Rotate the key to D position 2 switch.

Rotate the key to D position 4 switch.










Process complete.

Take out the key to have a try.


It is actually same as the original one, and it can open the lock.

Key cutting has done!







More questions welcome to contact us.


How to Combine VVDI Key Tool Plus and Condor Dolphin?


1. How to combine the xhorse dolphin xp005 with the vvdi key tool plus pad to get the daily free token?

2. If i have my dolphin combined with my key tool plus how do you know when you get a token per day when combined?
3.  I need to combine dolphin to this tool and should I remove from my VVDI MB?




1. If you combine xhorse key tool plus with Condor XC-Mini,  Condor Mini PlusCondor XC-002Dolphin XP007 or Dolphin XP005 key cutting machine, you will have 1 free token per day for online password calculation.

Send a photo of your key tool plus serial number and dolphin/condor SN with your identity card (Passport, Driving License etc) to vvdishop.com and we will activate your MB token per day. 
This token works only for MB.  All required information must be shown in a single picture. For example:





If combine Condor or dolphin with key tool plus, follow this path to check free token:

User account –  My bonus points – Bonus points composition





3. A key cutting machine can be combined with one key programming device ONLY. If your condor/dolphin has combined with the vvdi mb tool, you must unbind the vvdi mb from the combination. Then combine key tool plus with condor/dolphin.

But one key programmer can be combined with up to 2 key cutting machines to get up to 2 free daily tokens.  For example, you can combine keytool plus with both condor mini plus and dolphin xp-005 to get 2 daily free tokens.



Xhorse Dolphin XP005 Cut a Citroen CN22 Key

Using Xhorse Dolphin XP005 Key Cutting Machine to cut a Citroen CN22 key should be installed with M3-B clamp.


Prepare an original key & a key blank.

Install the original key on M3 clamp beforehand.






Go to Xhorse app to control, press

Vehicle database >> Citroen >> All key blank >> CN22, 5 bitting, 830*370 >> OK >> Decode key >> Continue

Tip: please rotate the key to the position shown as pic.













Dolphin XP005 machine starts decoding…

When the key decoding is successful, it will tell the bitting codes on screen.


Replace the original key to install new key blank on clamp, press

Cutting key >> Continue


Dolphin XP005 machine starts cutting…

Wait until the key cutting is completed.













Take out the key to have a try, it is same as original one, and it does work.






It is quite simple to cut a Citroen CN22 key via Dolphin XP005 Automatic Machine, it takes me only 5 minutes to finish.


Xhorse Condor BMW 320 E46 EWS Key Duplication

How to duplicate a BMW 320 E46 1999-2006 key by Xhorse Condor XC-Mini Plus key cutting machine?


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Fix the original BMW key on clamp, press

Key duplication >> BMW >> 320 >> E46(1998-2006) >> Confirm >> Key decode

Condor XC-Mini machine will start decoding…


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Press “Cut”.

Condor Mini Plus machine will start cutting…


Wait until one side cutting finished, then turn over the key to cut other side.


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Using Xhorse Condor XC-Mini Plus Automatic Machine to copy a 320 E46 BMW key is successful.


Subaru Forester DAT17 All Key Lost Cutting by Xhorse Dolphin XP005

How to use Xhorse Dolphin XP005 Key Cutting Machine to cut a key for Subaru Forester lock when all key lost? Today I‘m gonna use a DAT17 key blank to do this job.


Having been read out the key biting codes: A-44223, B-32433, T2468.

Let’s go ahead to start:






Firstly, connect Dolphin XP005 machine in Xhorse app, press


All key lost >> Subaru >> Input lock code: T2468>> OK


Install M2-A clamp, tip align 2 position according to prompts.

Fix a DAT17 key blank flat on clamp.













The bitting codes are all correct, press

Cutting key >> Cut


Dolphin XP005 Machine starts working…

Wait until one side key cutting finished.


Clean the iron scraps, turn it over to cut other side.

Repeat same operations as before…


Alright, key cutting has completed!

Let me take out to have a try, it can smoothly open the lock!











This is using Dolphin XP005 Automatic Machine to cut a Subaru Forester DAT17 key successfully.


Decode and Cut Hyundai IX35 09-11 Key by Xhorse Condor

Xhorse Condor XC-Mini Plus key cutting machine can decode & cut by key code for vehicles. Here I will show to work for Hyundai ix35 key as example.


Install the original key on clamp, and fix it flat.

Go to press on Condor XC-Mini tablet screen.


Decode Key Code

Key duplication >> Hyundai >> ix35 >> LM(09-11) >> Confirm













Key decode >> Confirm


XC-Mini Plus machine starts decoding…


Press “Search” to query key code.


Query complete, it is P0544.


Take out the key, and fix the key blank to be cut on clamp.













Cut By Key Code

Go back to home page, press

Key database >> Hyundai >> Input key code: P544, press “Confirm”


Select key code: P0001-P2500 series, cuts note – 8, compatible key – Silca, press “Confirm”.


Press “cut”.









Condor Mini Plus machine starts cutting…


Wait until cutting finished.


Clear iron scraps, take out the key to compare with original key, they are same.

It does work as well.







Using Xhorse Condor XC-Mini Plus Automatic Machine to decode & cut a key for Hyundai ix35 successfully.