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Sentinel HL Basic

The Most Cost-Effective Protection Key

Sentinel HL Basic

Sentinel HL Basic

Sentinel HL Basic is a simple and effective solution for protecting software. The key has no internal memory, requires no preprogramming and is immediately ready for delivery as part of the protected software. Sentinel HL Basic allows protecting high volume software licenses that do not require ongoing management and maintenance and are offered out-of-the-box.

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  • Tech Specs
  • Features & Benefits
  • Sentinel LDK Protection Types

Sentinel HL Basic technical specifications:


Unique 32-BitNo

Secure Communication ChannelYes

AES 128-Bit EncryptionYes

64,000 Encryption Keys1

Physical Specifications

Default ColorBlue

Form FactorMini

Operating Temperature-25˚C to 85˚C
-13˚F to 185˚F

Humidity Rating0-95%

Power consumption - operating / standby50mA / 0.5mA

Dimensions L x W x H (in mm)40.5 X 16 X 8

Weight (in grams)5.63

For more information on each of the Sentinel HL form factors including features, sizing, and technical specifications please visit the newly created Sentinel HL portion of the Sentinel Customer Community today!

For detailed technical information on the various Sentinel HL keys, read our data sheet.

Benefits at a Glance:

  • Backwards Compatibility – 100% compatible with your existing Sentinel HASP HL.
  • Increased Security – All Sentinel HL hardware-based protection keys employ a highly secure SmartCard chip providing the utmost security against malicious hardware attacks such as Differential Power Analysis (DPA) and electron microscopy.
  • Highly Customizable – Provides more real estate for the purpose of a personalized logo or text.
  • Future Proof – Add future functionality and enhancements to in-the-field deployed keys using our unique UpdateOnChip™ mechanism.

Technical Features:

  • Industry pioneering White-box cryptography
  • High performance SmartCard chip allowing faster software execution and improved operational efficiency
  • Standard public cryptography algorithms AES 128, ECC 163, RSA 2048
  • Mini Form Factor: 40.5 x 16 x 8mm
  • Available Configurations: Sentinel HASP HL, Driverless
  • AppOnChip compatible for 32-bit and 64-bit Windows binaries (requires a paid upgrade)
  • Operating Temperature: -25˚C to 85˚C
  • Firmware upgradable in the field