Add a Mercedes W212 Key via Xtool X100 PAD3 + KC501 on Bench

Hello, guys! Today I wanna use the Xtool X100 PAD3 (X100 PAD Elite) + KC501 tool to program a key for Mercedes Benz E-class W212 on bench.

As you can see, here are the Mercedes dashboard and EIS modules, an original key and a new blank key, everything are in connection for ready.
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So here we go to the Xtool X100 PAD3 tablet,
Diagnosis >> Benz >> Agree >> Infrared key system >> Password calculation >> Data collection >> With programmed key
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Connect KC501 to X100 PAD3.
Insert the original key into the EIS.
Wait for 5 seconds, then remove the original car key from the EIS.
Press “OK”.

Select the communication method with EIS, press “OK”.

Read via OBD >> Automatic identify
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Insert the original key into the lock.
Wait for 5 seconds, then remove the original car key from the lock.
Press “OK”.

Insert the original key into the infrared key slot of KC501, press “OK”.

Record the password, press “OK”.
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Return back to infrared key system,
EIS functions >> Read EIS information >> Read via OBD >> Automatic identify >> OK

We can check the key information here.
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F2 >> OK >> Input password, key location and format, press “OK”>> OK

The file is saved, press “Yes” to write data into the blank key.
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Connect KC501 to the device, insert a new key into KC501 infrared key slot, press “OK”.

Writing data…

Write successfully, press “OK” to finish.

Let me try the new key, it can start the ignition now!
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This is using Xtool X100 PAD3 and KC501 key programmer to add a key for Mercedes W212, key programming has done!

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