HASP software protection “dongle” teardown

Here is view what is inside this old HASP software protection “dongle” that was designed to be plugged between PC Centronics printer port and printer. This is outdated technology because PCs have not had printer ports for many years.

Inside views:

Closeups shows that the main IC seems to be a custom made part for this (or at least custom marked).

1 Comment

  1. Mika Knuutila says:

    Nice! I have always like to know what it have inside. My father had one of those for Mastercam CAD software which cost 55 000mk (around 12 000€) back then. He still have ages old computer to run it :D

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