Tiny but Powerful


The advantage of the CRYPTO-BOX® USB-C is its compact size and the new connector which is reversible and can be inserted both ways. And it has the same capabilities as the USB-A variant.

Tiny but Powerful

CRYPTO-BOX® with USB-C Connector

  • With its tiny metal case it cuts a very fine figure even on MacBooks.

  • Can be inserted both ways, or "180 degrees turned around, never the 'wrong way'"

  • Extremely compact dimensions: only 0.89" x 0.43" x 0.16" (22,5 x 11 x 4 mm)

  • Ideal for computers with USB-C connectors, such as Apple MacBook; MacBook Pro or MacBook Air

  • Available as SC, XS and Versa model

  • Fully compatible on software level with the CRYPTO-BOX for USB-A ports - existing libraries and drivers can be used as is

  • Includes operation status LED and eye for lanyard

More information about CRYPTO-BOX® USB-C


Technical Comparison Table CRYPTO-BOX® USB C (SC, XS and Versa model)*





Controller chip RISC-smartcard processor with USB interface
Controller chip certification EAL4+
Firmware proprietary MARX
Supported operating systems Windows, Linux, macOS, iOS**, Android**
AES/Rijndael On-Chip
Maximal AES Key Slots 8 (more on request) 3 3
(6 keys - in hardware)

(1 key - driver)
Network support
(floating license)

(floating license)

(without license management)
Unique serial number  -
(same serial number for each unit per order)
Memory size (total) 72 kByte, ca. 30 kByte free 4, 32, 64 kByte 4 kByte
Internal memory read/write performance ca. 80 kByte/second ca. 12 kByte/second
User-/administrator password up to 16 kByte in length
Case & LED designer metal case, zinc cast,
LED showing the operating state, eye for key ring;
custom case possible 
Connector USB-C Type / USB Type A
Memory programming typically up to 1 million cycles: 100,000 guaranteed
Data life cycle  minimum 10 years
Conformity and certifications CE, FCC, RoHS, REACH, WEEE

22,5 x 11 x 4 mm / 0.89" x 0.43" x 0.16" (USB-C Type)

32,5 x 14 x 7 mm / 1.28" x 0.55" x 0.28" (USB Type A)



3g / 0.11oz (USB-C Type)

7,5g / 0.24oz (USB Type A)

Temperature range -10°C to + 70°C / 14°F to 158°F
Humidity range 0% up to 95% relative humidity

* - For more details on the difference between the SC, XS and Versa models, see the page of the corresponding models with USB-A plug: CRYPTO-BOX SC, CRYPTO-BOX XS, CRYPTO-BOX Versa

** - Network Mode only

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