Protection dongle for serial port


The CRYPTO-BOX Serial (CBS3) with 9 pin RS232 serial interface can be used in a wide range of software and data protection solutions across Windows and UNIX environments.

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Protection dongle for serial port

Dongle for RS-232 serial port

  • 9 pin RS232 serial interface.

  • For any platform with serial interface
    (PCs, Workstations, Set Top Boxes, controlling units, etc.)

  • Especially suitable for usage in industrial environments, or for customized serial port projects.

  • For Windows, Linux and QNX, support for other environments can be provided on request.

  • Supports a subset of the Smarx OS (CBIOS) API.

  • AES/Rijndael implemented in hardware - the encryption key never leaves the hardware!

  • Unique Serial number for every CRYPTO-BOX unit, 4 kBytes of secure memory.

  • No device drivers required.

  • Please contact us for any inquiries on supported environments and available libraries.

More information about CRYPTO-BOX® Serial


CRYPTO-BOX Serial Rev.3 Technical Data:

Connector: DB9 pole (Cannon)

Controller chip: 16-bit CMOS micro-controller

Firmware: proprietary MARX

Supported operating systems: Windows, Linux, QNX (more on request)

Internal Memory: 32 kBit

Data retention: min. 10 years

Programming internal memory: typical more than 1 million cycles; 100,000 guaranteed

Serial Port Settings: 54 kBaud, 8, None, 1, None

Data transfer rate: 330 Bytes/s

Unique serial number per device: Yes

AES/Rijndael encryption support On-Chip (OFB mode): Yes

Board layout: SMD

Case: Plastic, ABS

Temperature range: 14°F to 158°F   (-10°C to +70°C)

Humidity: 0 % to 95% rel. hum.

Dimensions: 16 x 35 x 50 mm / 0.63" x 1.38" x 1.97"

Weight: 22,1g / 0.80oz


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