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Can Bitcoin mining hardware be used for other Crypto coins?

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You can do, if they are using the same mining algorithm. Bitcoin is using SHA256, here is a list of other coins using the same algorithm:


Other coins like Litecoin are using the Scrypt algorithm, those are not compatible with bitcoin mining hardware.

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