Kukai Alpha vs. Kukai SEC-E9 Key Cutting Machine

Kukai Alpha is better than Kukai SEC-E9 Key Cutting Machine in the following aspects:

1.Save money in clamps

No additional purchase required for the clamps of these types of keys (HU66,HU64, VA2, TOY2, BW9, SIP22, HU162T, LDV etc). like Kukai SEC-E9

2.Can cut dimple keys using the standard clamp.

3.Has engraving capability that the newest Kukai SEC-E9 doesn’t have.

4.Has higher accuracy than Kukai SEC-E9.

5.Much smaller cutting noise than Kukai SEC-E9.

The new keys that are cut are also much smoother.

6.Kukai Alpha warranty: 2 years

Kukai SEC-E9 warranty: 1 year

7.Some users prefer Kukai Alpha outlook to Kukai SEC-E9 outlook.

 

In details:

Details Kukai SEC-E9 automated key cutting machine Kukai Alpha automatic key cutting machine
Outlook Kukai SEC-E9

 

Kukai Alpha

 

Screen E9: 7″ Touch Screen (Without Battery)
EP&EB&EU: 8″ Tablet (With Battery)
EA: 7″ Android Screen (Without Battery)
7″ Android Screen (Without Battery)
Size 255(W)*360(H)*340(D)mm 305(W)*300(H)*400(D)mm
Weight 19.5kg 16kg
Main clamp One Jaw to support car keys (including double standard keys and laser keys) 4-way Jaw to support car keys (including double standard keys and laser keys), special car keys( HU66, HU64, VA2, TOY2, BW9, SIP22, HU162T) and dimple keys
Optional House Jaw Dimple key jaw, Single-sided key jaw, Tubular key jaw Single-sided key jaw, Tubular key jaw
Optional Car clamps
HU66, HU64, VA2, TOY2, BW9, SIP22, HU162T, FO21, LDV FO21
Accuracy High Higher
Engraving Function Serial Number starting by E9, EP, EU only Yes
Duplicating Function Double-sided keys, Single-sided key, Tubular keys Double-sided keys, Single-sided key, Tubular keys, Single external groove keys, Double external groove keys, Internal groove keys
Key Code Function Yes Yes, but have detailed keycode range and classification based on the car brand list.
Progression Function Serial Number starting by EP, EB, EU, EA only Yes, and support to search bitting numbers of ignition lock based on those of door lock for HU162T (Vice Versa)
Create Key Profile Function Yes Yes
Cutting History Function Yes Yes
Favorite Function Yes Yes
Software Upgrade method WIFI and USB WIFI and USB
Communication method USB and Bluetooth for different versions USB and Bluetooth for different versions
Extra Function LED light LED light & 2 Toolboxes for putting decoders/cutters/calibration block/stopper
Released Time 2014 2019
Warranty 1 year 2 years
Retail Price $2195 (Xmas sale) $2,995