Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is SteelDisk?

SteelDisk is a stainless steel cold storage unit which is used for storing data on itself with steel letters.

Q: Why should I use SteelDisk to store data?

Storing sensitive data is an essential need today. In today's world, people and organizations are excessively using sensitive data such as Bitcoin private keys and passwords which they don't want to lose and leak. Risk of losing this data is intolerable.

Storing data on papers and electronic devices like computers is vulnerable to environmental conditions such as fire and water, and cyber attacks. Because of these reasons, sensitive data must be stored on a better platform. SteelDisk provides a universal solution to this problem.

Q: What can I store on SteelDisk?

You can store every kind of data on a SteelDisk. SteelDisk provides different charsets for different data storing needs.

There are four types of charsets available at the moment — base58, hexadecimal, english-latin and binary.

Q: How much data can a SteelDisk store?

A SteelDisk can store 170 char.

Q: Is SteelDisk fireproof / waterproof / shockproof / hackproof?

Yes, it is. SteelDisks are made of stainless steel.

Fireproof: ✓ 1200℃/2100℉

Waterproof: ✓

Shockproof: ✓

Hackproof: ✓

Q: Which charset should I prefer?

It depends to your needs.

Four types of charsets available at the moment:

  1. Base58 Charset

    This charset has following chars: 123456789ABCDEFGHJKLMNPQRSTUVWXYZabcdefghijkmnopqrstuvwxyz

    Areas of usage: Bitcoin private keys (WIF), Bitcoin addresses, cryptocurrency private keys and addresses

  2. Hexadecimal Charset

    This charset has following chars: 0123456789ABCDEF

    Areas of usage: Cryptocurrencies and cryptography

  3. English Latin Charset

    This charset has following chars: 0123456789ABCDEFGHIKLMNOPQRSTVXYZabcdefghiklmnopqrstvxyz

  4. Binary Charset

    This charset has following chars: 01 and blank tiles for spacing

    Areas of usage: Everything, universal

You can find more details on product pages.

Q: Can you ship to my country?

We ship to your country unless otherwise stated.

Q: What does SteelDisk made of?

Stainless steel is used for all parts — plate, chars and fasteners.

Q: Can I pay with USD, EUR, credit card or PayPal?

No. Only Bitcoin is accepted in this store.

Q: Can I cancel my order?

If it's not shipped yet, yes. Get in touch with sales@steeldisk.com