Ledger, a hardware crypto-wallet, is a product of the French manufacturer of the same name, Ledger, which began operations in early 2015. As you know, since the middle of 2016, Ledger has become a major competitor of SatoshiLabs and a hardware wallet for Trezor tokens.
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Description and work principles
Ledger cryptocurrency wallet works with open source. As you know, the product has a large technical support center, as well as a brand store for additional applications to the device-Ledger Manager.
There are two models of Ledger wallets: Nano S and Blue.
The Ledger Nano S model was released first and until that time is considered one of the safest ways for cold storage of cryptocurrency.
The main advantages of the wallet are: low price of the device, high level of security, support for more than 20 cryptocurrencies and all ERC20 tokens, two chips.
Both Ledger models are considered universal, as they can work with Windows, Linux, MAC OS. To start working with the wallet, you need to install a special program on your PC (you can download it on the official website).
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Using Ledger Wallets
В кошельке Ledger можно хранить: Биткоин, Ethereum и все токены стандарта ERC20, форки Bitcoin Cash и Bitcoin Gold, Litecoin, Dash, Zcoin, Ripple, QTUM, NEO, Stellar Lumen.
Ledger wallet can be stored: Bitcoin, Ethereum and all ERC20 standard tokens, Bitcoin Cash forks and Bitcoin Gold, Litecoin, Dash, Zcoin, Ripple, QTUM, NEO, Stellar Lumen.
Using such a hardware wallet is easy and convenient, since its physical parameters are small: 98 mm x 18 mm x 9 mm, weight – 16 grams for the Nano S.
Integration with such online wallets is possible: Electrum, Mycelium, Copay, GreenBits, Ledger Wallet Bitcoin, Ledger Wallet Ethereum, Ledger Wallet Ripple, MyEtherWallet, BitGO.
Editor: Yulia Krasnaya