Cut Megane II smartcard key with Condor XC-MINI key cutter

Post starts with a question that Condor XC-MINI key cutter has problem Megane II smartcard key. As you see in photo, middle key is original. Also it read right the key Code. Attach images. Please help. Can you explain how to right cut?

Megane II smartcard key with condor mini-01 Megane II smartcard key with condor mini-02


My self Condor mini made key file for these keys cut key correctly .Exact as middle photo .

tested on all different key blades I had in stock and working perfect.(original and more narrow and with Sharp point)

must use 2.5mm cutter and .8mm spacer made from plastic cellphone card.

Attach 2.5mm cutter:

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Condor xc-mini vs Miracle A7 vs V8/X6 key cutting machine

How to choose a key cutting machine for a good price and good quality? Here is something you need to know before you decide to buy a key cutter.

Condor xc-mini is a good budget machine , more suited to the workshop than mobile due to size and weight. it has some bugs , some issues and some gaps , but the quick and easy update for lifetime plus wonderful function are the scoring points. this for what it costs, on the whole a decent machine for the money.

Miracle A7 is a reliable machine , has a few bugs but reliable as a light use machine , ideal mobile on a van and space saving .

Viper is a heavy machine and can play up in cold , but is a great heavy duty machine that will give a lifetime of reliable use and receives lifetime updates and as Silca is normally up to date.

Ninja laser – excellent machine , nothing better for me on sx9 keys , laguna 3 , megane 3 , new clio cards using 1234Q5678H series and decoding and cutting clio 3 keys , fast reliable cutting that allows you to pick various styles of cut as well as adjust to half cuts etc , the software can take getting used to due to the functions available on it , adds cylinder keys to your services too , its a well built machine that is like silca updated for life free.

Most will cut a tibbe key on a clamp , but none will in my view cut a perfect tibbe key , a stand alone option will always cut a better key and far quicker too

V8/X6 key cutting machine is a starter machine for very light use and build quality is poor in comparison , i had an x6 to play with for a few months , condor will last longer and be more reliable of the 2 , its at least being supported and updated which is a big plus and is a far superior build quality to the x6 which at best is a hobby or starter machine .

It isn’t always 100% accurate , but the find biting function on Condor is useful if you don’t have instacode to hand , and is a useful addition that makes the Condor more useful. Actually, Condor mini wins in most aspect!