Overview of Lonsdor K518ISE Key Programmer


New English version of Lonsdor K518, K58ISE will soon arrive in the end of October. It is a good choice for professional locksm

There is a new key programmer for locksmith to choose in the end of October. It is called Lonsdor K518ISE supports key programming as well as odometer adjustment. Let us move on to view more information about it.


Lonsdor K518ISE, English version of Lonsdor K518, will soon be available in the end of this October. Professional locksmiths will take advantage of its wide coverage in key programming as well as odometer adjustment on more than 10 car brands. Lonsdor K518ISE is winner comparing with many similar tools because it comes with Volkswagen 4th 5th adapter and chip & remote detection module, besides it can program Toyota/Lexus smart key all key lost via OBD by working together with extra SKE-LT Smart Key Emulator.


Picture first to show Lonsdor K518ISE full package:

Package list:

1* Portable Bag(big)
1*Main Host
1*Power Adaptor
1*USB Cable
1*Packing Bundle
1*OBD Test Cable
1*Extra Connector
1*User Manual
1*Portable Bag(small)
1*KPROG Adapter
1*RN-01 Board
1*E-01 Board
1*FS-01 Board
1*20P Cable
5*Backup Pin

Attach Lonsdor K518ISE unit diagram:

As you can see, Lonsdor K518ISE is very nice and user-friendly, it has many nice features:

With big nice capacitive touch screen(3)

Allow user to screen shot by pressing power button (4) and volume down button (5) together.

Allow user to detect key frequency and recognize chip (11)




K518ISE Price: about 1200USD


K518ISE Update: online update on official site


Lonsdor K518ISE Tokens: Does not need Tokens


K518ISE Communicate method: via USB cable or WIFI (10m)


Lonsdor K518ISE capabilities:

Odometer adjustment......OK
Built-in-in Volkswagen 4th 5th adapter......OK
Built-in Chip & remote detection module......OK


Lonsdor K518ISE key programmer can work on many high-end cars such as:

Volvo (S40, S60, S80, XC60, XC90, C30, C70, V40, V60, V70) key programming.
Toyota/Lexus: smart key all key lost - via OBD ( without dismantle) 
BMW CAS3/CAS3+/CAS3++: direct OBD programming
BMW CAS4/CAS4+: dismantle & read data programming
16 -New Maserati: smart key programming
16 -New Ford: smart key programming
Hyundai / Kia 46/47/8A smart key: PIN code reading via OBD, all key lost included.
Renault ( Megane, Koleos, Scenic) without PIN code key programming
VAG group 4th & 5th immobilizer system
Ferrari (458, F12, F149): direct OBD programming
Peugeot /Citroen: two ways to read PIN code & programming, all keys lost included. 


Lonsdor K518ISE immobilizer car list:

Audi, BMW, Benz, VW, Volvo, Citroen, Ferrari, Maserati, Fiat, Lamborghini, Jaguar, MG,
Land Rover, Bentley, Lancia, Opel, Peugeot, Porsche, DS, Renault, Alfa Romeo, Smart,

Cadillac, Chevrolet, Dodge, GMC, Buick, Hummer, Ford, JEEP, Lincoln, Mercury

Honda, Hyundai, Isuzu, KIA, Lexus, Mazda, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Ssangyong, Subaru, Suzuki,
Toyota, Shigaoka Queen

Iveco, Trumpchi, BYD, Geely, Chery, Great Wall, Young Lotus (Basically all Chinese car
models are included)


Lonsdor K518ISE odometer adjustment car list:

VW, Porsche, Ford, Jaguar, Land Rover, Mazda, Audi, Renault, Hummer, Hyundai, Kia...
Note: more high-end cars will be updated very soon.


Losdor SKP1000 test results:

HONDA CIVIC Key Programming with Lonsdor K518ISE... OK


Toyota LEXUS ES200 All Key Lost... OK

Part 1: Backup Immo Data

Part 2:  Making Emulator

Part 3:  Add Smart Key


Maserati smart key 2016... OK

VW IMMO5 Key/Smart key programming... OK

Program Porsche Cayenne smart key... OK

Audi Q3 2013 key programming... OK

Volvo S60 smart key Full Keyless... OK

Lonsdor K518ISE program Volvo XC60 smart key via OBD... OK


To be continued......


Lonsdor K518ISE can program Toyota/Lexus smart key all key lost by working together with extra SKE-LT Smart Key Emulator, here I share the user manual:


The SKE-LT Smart Key Emulator is available with 4 colors: black, red, green and blue.

Black:  SKE-LT-DST40(94/D4) -Supports 94/D4 smart key.
Red: SKE-LT-8A(88/A8)-Support 88/A8 smart key.
Green: SKE-LT-DST80(98)-Supports 98 smart key.
Blue: SKE-LT-8A(A9)-Supports A9 smart key. 


Battery standard: CR2032=3V(Please install battery)

1. Press and hold the power button for 2 sec to turn on/off; In start status, when standby for 2 min, the key will automatically shut down; After switching 3 times, the key will be initialized, and can be recycled again.

2. Status indicator: Blue-normal; Red-hardware failure;

3. After receiving the product, please open the back cover of each emulator and install battery first before using it.

Steps to install battery:

2. Function & Operation

Bind emulator key: first use, it is required to bind SKE-LT emulator to K518ISE main unit;

Backup EEPROM data: backup on board computer immodata;

Make emergency emulator key: with the backup immodata to make the designated SKE emulator key to the key that can replace the original master key. Such key can be used to turn on the ignition, then add smart key can be proceed;

Add smart key: to add a smart key.

Delete smart key: to delete a programmed key.

2.2 Function operation               

Operation on all key lost situation

1)  Binding

1. Go to the “Bind emulator key” function;

2. Turn on emulator key and put it into K518ISE key slot (put the status indicator down, make sure the key is active);

3. Following the system direction and click “OK” to start binding;

4. After binding completed, the system will indicate "Binding successful”.

2)  Backup EEPROM data

Connect K518ISE with car OBD port, enter into "Backup immodata" to back up the data.

3)  Make emergency emulator key

After choosing the immodata, in a network environment, the system will indicate to choose the corresponding SKE emulator key model, please start the key and put it into K518ISE key slot(make sure the key is activate), follow the instruction to make an emulator key.

4)  Add smart key

Click the car start button, put the generated SKE emulator key close to the start button, with induction the car will automatically activated.

The system will read current key count, then follow the instruction to add key.


1.“Bind emulator key" can identify the SKE emulator key binding state;

2. SKE emulator key need to bind K518ISE host and can bind only for one time;

3. When making emulator key, make sure well net connection and to choose the corresponding SKE emulator key model correctly.


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