Autel MaxiIM IM508 Review 2021
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Autel MaxiIM IM508 is an advanced automotive key programming scan tool that combines key programming, all systems diagnostics and advanced service functions. IM508 professional car key programming tool can perform comprehensive IMMO related functions and most useful programming capabilities.
Autel IM508 Specification
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|Product Dimensions||21.4" x 16.7" x 6.8"|
|Processor||Cortex-A9 (1.6 GHz)|
|Navigation||7” LCD touch screen|
|IMMO ECU reset||√|
|OE-level diagnostics||80 + manufacturers|
Key Programming Functions
IM508 comes with comprehensive IMMO functions that provides Smart Mode and Expert Mode to guide both professional technicians and home mechanics performing IMMO related functions, including Key Learning, Remote Control Learning, Remote Control Add, All Key Lost and etc.
Smart Mode: Guided and automated key learning for home mechanics.
Expert Mode: Advanced key learning for professionals.
Autel MaxiIM IM508 advanced key programmer scan tool can perform comprehensive IMMO functions including: Read PIN/CS(All Key Lost), Key Generation, Key Learning, Remote Learning, Benz FEM/BDC Key Learning/ECU Adaptation, BMW CAS3/2 Key Learning, VW/Audi/Skoda/Seat IMMO III/IV/V Add Key, All Key Lost, IMMO ECU Reset/Adaptation/Refresh/Coding
NOTE: When connected to XP400, IM508 will support BMW CAS4 Key Learning.
Autel MaxiIM IM508 professional car key programming scanner comes with most useful key programming capabilities including Key Chip Read & Write, EEPROM Read & Write, Transponder Read & Write and basic MCU Read & Write.
When it’s connected to Autel XP400, IM508 Key Programming Scan Tool can further extend its programming capability to the top level Autel has yet to offer to cover IMMO ECU Read & Write, MC9S12 Encryption Chip Read & Write, IC Card Read & Write, Mercedes Infrared Key Read & Write, Remote Frequency Detect and it will support PC connection.
NOTE: XP400 Key Programmer is available now.
Autel MaxiIM IM508 Function
The Autel IM508 is a professional diagnostic tool. It’s designed for use by mechanics, body shops, and other professional garages. And while it’s a great value for what it can do, it is priced as such—likely outside the budget range of even serious hobbyists.