* Please read the detailed description below before the purchase.
The Black Manta Wallet Card is an easy way for you to get a public Ethereum Address to receive your security tokens and store them safely in the long term.
The Black Manta Wallet Card is the ideal solution for storing your digital assets such as security tokens based on the Ethereum Blockchain for the long term, offline and secure. The card will be as well pre-loaded with a small amount of ETH so once you wish to transfer the security tokens out of the card wallet you can do so in an easy way. The images shown here are symbolic, the actual product may differ slightly in design.
The Black Manta Wallet Card has the format of a standard debit card of 85mm x 54mm. The card is made of polycarbonate, a laser imprints a private key and ETH address onto it. The private key is already sealed in a tamper-proof way during the production process. The Black Manta Wallet Card is manufactured by the Austrian State Printing House (Österreichische Staatsdruckerei) in a high-quality procedure, for which a patent application has been filed: not a single person can ever see this private key.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is a wallet?
A wallet is a storage solution for cryptocurrencies (Bitcoin, Ethereum, etc.) and digital assets. The Black Manta Wallet Card is a highly secure offline storage solution.
What is the Black Manta Wallet Card?
The Black Manta Wallet Card is a production of the Austrian State Printing House, and offers a simple way to securely store your digital assets offline in form of a tamper-proof card. High-quality security materials and tamper-proof features prevent a manipulation of the card.
Why is the Wallet Card more secure than other storage solutions?
The card is produced in the high-security zone of the Austrian State Printing House within a system that is isolated from the internet. The private key is hidden under a manipulation-proof seal while still in the production machine and then immediately erased. Nobody sees the key before the card is used. Only the user can see the private key when he or she first removes the seal.
Where can I buy the Wallet Card?
The Wallet Card is up for sale in our webshop. The Wallet Card is also available in our office in Vienna.
How much does the Wallet Card cost?
The price is 39.60 Euro, VAT included.
How is the Wallet Card delivered?
The Wallet Card is directly sent to you by registered mail.
In which cases can I use the Wallet Card?
The Wallet Card is an ideal solution for secure long-term offline storage of your digital assets. Its characteristics make any digital assets easy to give, transfer, or inherit, as the Wallet Card transforms them into a physical good. The Wallet Card is ideal for those who have not had any experience handling Security Tokens, cryptocurrencies or any digital assets so far.
Is the Wallet Card suitable for short-term storage of digital assets?
The Wallet Card’s purpose is to keep any digital assets safe for long periods of time. The Wallet Card is not suitable for short-term storage or regular sending. Hardware wallets are a good alternative in this case.
Can I use the Wallet Card for transactions, similar to a debit or credit card?
No, the Wallet Card is not a credit or debit card and can not be used at POS terminals. It neither contains a chip nor a magnetic stripe.
How can I transfer or sell digital assets stored on the Wallet Card?
Uncover the private key and import it into a digital wallet to access your digital assets. Once you have imported the private key, you can transfer your digital asset to other addresses or an exchange account. Always make sure to secure your private key from others’ views. If you need assistance, you can contact us at any time, so that we can guide you through this process.
Which digital assets and standards are supported by the Wallet Card?
The Black Manta Wallet Card is currently available for all security tokens on the Ethereum blockchain.
What is a private key?
The private key serves as a proof of ownership to the network. The private key signs transactions which then are validated by the network. Without the possession of the private key, access is not possible.
What is the private key made of?
The private key is a random 256-bit number. This is long set of numbers, and the random selection ensures that the same private key is not generated twice. But it is very important that the random number generator actually generates random numbers and not just pseudo-random numbers.
Is the private key saved?
The private key printed on the back of the card exists exclusively on the respective Card Wallet, there is no copy of the private key. The generated key never leaves the production machine, and can not be viewed by employees at any time. All data carriers of the machine are deleted at the end of a production process, using secure procedures.
Can the digital asset holdings of the Wallet Cards be monitored by BMCP Consulting GmbH or the Austrian State Printing House?
Even the public address printed on the front side exists solely on the Wallet Card and is saved nowhere else. There is no way to monitor the holdings of the Wallet Card.
Which payment methods are available?
We accept payments via bank transfer. You can find an overview as well as further explanations on our page in the payment methods section.
Do I need an account?
No, you do not need an account for buying a Wallet Card.
Which personal data is saved?
Name, address (for delivery), e‑mail address (for order confirmation and invoice), IP (user and server optimization) and banking details (during payment process). Further information can be found in our privacy notice.