Key-Code Cracker

Gadget: Key-Code Cracker
Movie: GoldenEye
Owner: James Bond
Status: Stored at Q-Branch

The device used by Bond and 006 to gain access to the chemical storage area at the Soviet Arkangel facility. It was designed to crack pass card locks.


When Bond met up with 006 Alec Trevelyan, they proceeded to the sealed door to the chemical storage area. Bond inserted the device inside the card slot at the door, and activated it, the machine cycled through possible codes and cracked the lock.


The code cracker was developed by Q as locking technology was enhanced:

  • Magnetic strip simulator
  • Advance processor, which cycled through thousands of possible codes
  • Hands free operation once the device was activated