ND900 Mini vs. JMD Handy Baby key copy machine

Mini ND900 Transponder Key Programmer and JMD Handy baby 4D/46/48 car key copy machine, which one is better? Locksmith domestic have tested their differences from some aspects.


I.Function and Features in Web page:

  1. ND900 Mini


Stand-alone, copy 11/12/13/33/T5/42/4C/4D/46/48/72G without internet connection

Built-in database, support PCF7935 chip generate Opel 40/Nissan 41/Jetta 42/ Vista 44/Peugeot 45 key

Support ND900 FREE chip generate 4D61/62/63/65/66/67/68/69/6A/6B/4C/Toyota 72G chip

Revise UID48 chip

Supports USB 2.0 and Bluetooth 4.0 connection

Update online

Write EEPROM when connected to computer database, will add key programming via OBD function



2. JMD Handy baby


Recognize: Recognize chip 13, 40/41/42/44/45, 4C/46/48, 4D61/62/63/67/68/68﹢/71. Able to tell if 48 chip is from original or deputy factory.

Copy: Copy 46, 4D and a partial of original 48 I.E Buick Excelle, you have to use special GMT46/4D Chips, ID48 chips which can change ID.

Key Copy Programmer Test Frequency

Steps to test the key remote frequency: Enter program, make key close to the surface of left button, meanwhile press remote button, then the frequency will display.

Key Copy Programmer Data read and write (4D,46,48)

Generate chip. Chip 67 and 68: need the unlocked 4D chip to generate.

Specialized 48 chip: able to generate chip for only Seattle TA, VW TA, Skoda TA, Audi TA, SEAT TP, VW TP, Skoda TP, Audi TP and Jetta


II.  Real Test

  1. Copy Toyota 4D chip

cn900 mini vs handy baby 1-1

Test results: Same chip Mini ND900 identified as 4D-68, Handy baby read 4D-67

Which is correct? 67,68 is a format. All 67,68 chip starts with 92 in P1 line are deputy keys. So they both reads 4D chip.



2. Copy 46 chip

Test results: Both ND900 mini and Handy baby will copy 46 chip.

PS: ND900 mini will display all chip data on screen, but Handy baby you need to press “》” button to see full chip data, shown picture below


3. Toyota Smart Card Test

Test results:

ND900 mini reads and identifies Toyota smart card well. But JMD handy baby will only read chip data.


4. Copy VW 42 chip

Test results:

Mini ND900 will identify and copy VW 42 chip, JMD can identify but not copy 42 chip.


5. Copy 4C chip

 Test results:

Both ND900 mini and JMD can identify, copy and generate 4C. (4C do not need to copy OEM 4C data, directly turn ignition on, i.e old Toyota Corolla EX all key lost,without dissemble any components)


6. Copy 4D-64 (Chrysler,Dodge,Jeep) chip 

 Test results: Mini ND900 can identify and copy 4D64 chip, JMD will identify but not copy.


7. Copy Ford Focus 60 blank chip

Test results:

Mini ND900 identified as 70, JMD identifies as 60+. But it is the same. Both can read and copy.


8. Copy 48 chip

Both MiniND900 and JMD can revise UID. Handy baby can copy part of 48 chip (i.e Buick Excelle),, Mini ND900 currently cannot copy 48 chip.


III. Operation

Mini ND900: Touch screen (faster)

JMD Handy baby: Keyboard Button operation


IV: Price

Mini ND900: US$169.00 (price in obd635.com)

JMD Handy baby: US$449.00

Mini ND900 is much cheaper than Handy baby key programmer. Mini ND900 inherited 80% functions of original ND900 key programmer.



Although ND900 mini and handy baby performs similarly  in function test, Mini ND900 will keep update more features. The tests above  does not mean all. But it is not difficult to find out ND900 mini is better in terms of price.

JMD Handy baby vs. ND900 Mini car key copy machine

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