We have a customer complaint the xhorse condor ii key cutting machine won’t cut an sc1 or kw1 residential keys.
SC1 and KW1 is the 95% of the US market in residential, and a significant portion of commercial. Xhorse M4 clamp for the Condor XC Mini, Condor Mini Plus, Condor II, Dolphin XP005 and Dolphin II key cutting machines is used for cutting Single/Double Sided & Crucifix Residential Keys.
M4 clamp easily cuts and decodes SC1 and KW1 keyways.
The new Condor II has improved and supports part of residential keys cutting by code.
1. You may select the wrong menu, follow the guide here
Select Universal Key Duplication- Standard Single-Sided- Shoulder Align and M4 Clamp
Decode original key
cut new key
Condor shares the same procedure.
Select Key Duplication- Standard Single-Sided- M4 Clamp
Then decode the original key
Cut new key
2). If cannot find KW1 or SC1 on the menu above, try manual cutting
Search and check xhorse condor ii user manual for more information.
3). 1.5mm cutter has more success rate for keys than the 2.5mm cutter.
75% success rate for keys using 2.5 mm cutter. 1.5 mm improve chances.