Sanyo SCP-8500 (Katana DLX)

Supported Carriers:

(Test_List), Cricket, Cricket STX, Cricket Corporate, Revol, Mobi, Page Plus, Ntelos, Generic, Blue Wireless, Alltel, ClearTalk, Smart, MobileNation, IV Cellular, Carolina West, Next G Mobile, TalkForGood Wireless

Phone Pre-Setup:


  • Houdini Provisioning Instructions

    • Make sure the handset is in the Modem mode when flashing.  You must enable this feature as soon as you plug in the phone.

  • Additional Issues

    • Always make sure the drivers for the handset have been installed correctly.

    • If your handset is not being detected view the most common issues below

      • Damaged data port on the handset itself. Check for water damage or damage to the data port on the handset.

      • USB driver conflict (Most Common) Download and install the drivers we supply on our website. Houdini is fully compatible with Windows 2000,XP,Vista.

      • Handset has not been added to the Houdini database. Net 2.0 framework is needed to run Houdini.  Download from the support tab on our site.


Device and Programming Instructions:

 Manual Programming:

  • Power on the handset
  • Plug in the USB cable
  • Open the handset and select the 3rd option(Modem)
  • Enter ##000000#
  • SVC menu appears
  • Click on the Edit option
  • Enter the MDN option and press ok
  • Enter the MSID
  • Scroll to done on the handset
  • The phone will reboot and is now complete 

Reference Links:


Cable: LG C

Symbol: Dragonfly

Compatible Cellebrite Cable: 

Cable Image: 

SCP-8500 (Katana DLX)

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