How to build your own cryptocurrency wallet using Raspberry Pi

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Ever thought of building your own cryptocurrency wallet? Looking for cheap alternatives for cryptocurrency wallets? If yes, then Pavol Rusnak has done a brilliant job for you. For your knowledge, Pavol Rusnak is the co-founder of one of the most popular cryptocurrency wallets ‘Trezor‘.

He has shared a practical guide on how you can build your own cryptocurrency hardware wallet. For this, you will just need to use a Raspberry pi and the Trezor Emulator.

In his guide, he has just used Raspberry Pi 3, an SD card, and a 3.5-inch RPi display. After getting all these parts, he loaded the contraption together with Raspbian. Later on, he installed the Trezor Emulator for getting the things done. Raspbian is nothing, but an OS for Raspberry Pi boards like Raspberry Pi 3 used in this guide.

Trezor Emulator code is totally open-source. So, you need not worry about its legitimacy. If you have any doubts, you can easily audit its script at Trezor’s GitHub page.

Using a Raspberry Pi for a Crypto Wallet

  • Raspberry Pi board
  • microSD card (8GB or more)
  • Power supply
  • Case (optional but recommended)
  • Keyboard and mouse
  • Compatible operating system (OS)
  • Crypto wallet software
  • External drive (optional)

Total cost: $60-100. You can get a Raspberry Pi kit complete with a case for around $50 or more.  Check NEXT PAGE for step by step instruction

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