Lonsdor K518 Pro vs K518ISE/K518S

What is the difference between 2023 new Lonsdor K518 Pro and old K518ISE/K518S series key programmers?


Check the comparison below:


Item Lonsdor K518 Pro  Lonsdor K518ISE/K518S
Operating system Android 9.0
Processor Allwinner A504 core 1.8GHz ARM Cortex-A7 Quad-core1.34GHz
Storage 2G RAM + 8G ROM 1G RAM + 8G ROM
Resolution 1280*800 1024*600
Battery 5800mAh 3800mAh
WiFi 802.11 b/g/n 10m
Bluetooth BT 4.1
USB USB 2.0 USB 2.0
LKE emulator Built-in LKE Need LKE emulator
Toyota/Lexus emulators (5) Built-in emulator Need emulators
Kprog adapter Yes Yes
Nissan/Renault 13+32 converter Yes Yes
L-JCD Adapter Yes Yes
JLR AKL active alarm bypass cable Yes Yes
RFID Supports long-distance frequency detect and frequency reading short-distance frequency detect and frequency reading125KHz ASK;

134.2KHz FSK

Free update 2 years 1 year
Volvo License Free extra payment
Nissan Sylphy Sentra  License Free extra payment
Toyota AKL license Free extra payment
JLR AKL License Free extra payment
DoIP Yes
K-line Yes Yes
J1850 Yes Yes
File Management Yes
IMMO Off Yes
Reset Mileage by EEPROM Yes
Copy IC card Yes
Write key via dump Yes
Hexadecimal Editor Yes Yes



K518 Pro has better processor, 2 or 3 times faster than K518S/K518ISE.

Pro has better resolution, large storage and battery, battery lasts longer.


File Transfer:

Bluetooth data transfer

K518 Pro adds transfer file/data via Bluetooth which is much more convenient. Faster data transfer.



K518 pro optimizes the built-in antenna for better and more stable performance.



Lonsdor K518 Pro adds CAN FD, DoIP protocols for new cars.

Also add reset mileage by eeprom function.

Add Bluetooth, WLAN and File manager function.


K518 Pro modify RFID:

Supports long-distance frequency detection and frequency reading.

Does not require the key to fit tightly into the card slot.

It will perform high calibration at a long distance and read the frequency with high precision.


The LKE emulator analog key is integrated into the motherboard (built-in LKE), and all functions of LKE’s Toyota simulation can be realized through an external antenna cable.

Some other differences:

OBDII Converter

The OBDII main test cable supports self-test function, which can confirm whether the communication pins are faulty.

The OBDII main cable has a lighting function, making it easier for everyone to find the OBD interface in the car.

The button in the upper right corner of the main page controls the light switch, making it easy to turn it on and off.

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