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Confused by a control, master, and change key? Need to cross-key a cylinder? Your once-a-year job pinning Russwin I-Cores just came in?

PIN: Pin it Now!

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This program tells you what pins to use in a cylinder. It will store the master key and control key (if needed) for each job, then display or print a pinning chart for each change key that you use. Type in change keys one at a time, or download a list of change keys generated by your master keying program.

Note: This is NOT a master keying program. Instead, it tells you how to pin a cylinder to work with a given set of keys.

PIN is great for those jobs where you have a number of cylinders to pin up, but don't want to do all the pin calculations in your head. It covers a wide selection of cylinders, including standare, I-core, master ring, and various plug sizes and pin types.

Do you have a customer who calls you once a year with an odd keying system that you handle only for him? Do you have to relearn his cylinders each time? It's easy with PIN. Just store any control or master key for his location, and then type in a change key and follow the pin chart.

In many cases you don't even have the correct pin kit and you try to make do with a universal kit. With PIN you just select the kit you use and drop in the pins. It tells you which bottom pins, master pins, build-up pins, and top pins to use.

Computer requirements

This software is designed to run on Windows XP and older systems. To run it on Windows 7 you need a virtual XP machine. You can install a virtual XP machine on a Professional or higher version of Windows 7 by downloading the (free) XP Emulator from Microsoft.

If you have a higher version of Windows, do a Google search for "XP Emulator for Windows 8" (or 10).