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Is it possible to set up an Antminer S3 using a a Raspberry Pi?

Hey everyone I am new to mining and just getting into it. I have done loads of research and haven't found the answer to my question. I have seen an Avalon 6 being run through a raspberry pi and I ...
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Assemble Miner at Home

is it possible to assemble multiple boardd with required chips to create home miner. I have seen some miners with certain amount of boards and chips on them, so i was wondering 8f i can substitute ...
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json_rpc_call solo mining with bitcoin running on Windows 7 for antminer

I setup BitcoinD on a Windows 7 PC. I configured for defaults except user/pw and rpcallowip=192.168.1.0/255.255.255.0. have also tried 192.168.1.* with no luck. I ultimately want to use an Antminer ...
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Why does my Antminer S7 power down right after startup?

Before asking the question I'll better introduce what I am doing: I have: Antminer S7 (Bought from BitMain) BitMain PSU (Bought from BitMain) 220V & 10-16A & 3*0.75mm^2 Power Cord for the ...
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Only one chain is appearing in Miner Status on Antminer S9

I just hooked up my miner after returning from training. when i first hooked it up all 3 chains were visible but then i moved the miner to a more permanent location and hooked it back up. now only one ...
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Initial setup Antminer S7

I have a worker on slush's pool, I have my BFGminer running (Pool 0 is hiding block contents unsure if that's important) and my Antminer S7, but I can't seem to get it to see it as a device. It ask ...
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Opportunity for cheap electricity | Want to create a small BTC farm | Help

I am a business owner and I know enough about BTC to believe in it and buy it. I also do understand what a blockchain is etc., but I am not an expert when it comes to the hardware. Recently I got an ...
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ASICs not receiving all nonces

I have an Antminer S9 where one of the chains is not hashing. In the logs I see the following: get nonces on chain[7] require nonce number:912 require validnonce number:57456 asic[00]=00 asic[01]=00 ...
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Does BTC.com support ASICBOOST

Does the www.btc.com pool support Asic Boost? Does it have to support it for me to use Asic Boost on it? If it doesn't support Asic Boost which pools do?
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Can someone explain the reason for this discrepency in speeds?

Can anyone shed some light on why this is happening? Firmware is reporting 15TH/s but BFGMiner says its only running at 200GH/s
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How can i solo mine with antminer? Using local bitcoin core

I am having trouble setting up mining with antminer. I have a gpu rig which is successfully mining with 2060 rtx on bitcoin with bfgminer at a hashrate of 1.5gh/s Obviously 1.5gh/s is nothing compared ...
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What should i do with my used antminer? How should i set it up?

ive just purchased a 2nd hand s9i antminer, got it for £200, a great deal i thought, what tasks should i perform before installing? i was thinking of opening it up and looking inside, just to see what ...
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Antminers - Can you monitor via SNMP, and set up configuration file Chron Jobs

I have an antminer and its very loud. Is it possible to set up a chron job to stop mining, apply a new config file with a lower clockrate and set fan speed overnight? Then to do the same at 7am but ...
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What is the relationship between bitmain-freq, Hashrate and Power Consumption?

I am running a few old miners (T9+) to heat my home and they are too loud and making a loss (which is ok, as I am interested in the heat). Following this suggestions (sticking with the standard ...
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using rpccookiefile instead of username and password for antminers

I mine using username and password at the moment but as bitcoin core is changing over to rpccookiefile. My question is, if i use rpccookiefile how do i point my antminers to my local bitcoind 'pool' ...
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Higher cost running Antminer S9 w/ APW3++ when running at 220v?

There's plenty of discussions on 110v vs 220v on the web and I'm successfully running 2 Antminer s9's on a 30amp circuit at 110v (or maybe it's 120/125, I don't know how that works). I have not ...
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I'm running an antminer solo on my local bitcoind 'pool' will i get paid?

I'm running an antminer 'a' solo on my local bitcoind 'pool' plus an S5. Both are hashing away lovely, but only the S5 goes through bfgminer, 'a' is connected to my bitcoind 'pool' directly . My ...
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How much money in terms of electricity and hardware was invested into blockchain? [closed]

Right now in this moment Thu 11 July 2019 22:08 UK time That's a sizeable number. Almost as big a fraud comitted by a single bank: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Danske_Bank_money_laundering_scandal ...
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Antminer S9 13.5Th/s is giving 9.5Th/s only

I just bought a new antminer S9 model 13.5Th/s. The problem that the average hash rate doesn't exceed the 10Th/s as attached in the picture, anyone knows why? Thank you in advance.
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How does difficulty impact profitability? what is the formula?

I have an Antminer S9 ASIC miner , and I have visited this , but I want to know how difficulty may impact my profitability in the future. I would also like to estimate break even costs.
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Why is my worker disabled

When looking at my dashboard, it says my worker's state is disabled. I'm using an old S1 (which I know isn't profitable, just playing around) but it is hashing around 176 Gh/s per day.
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Can the Antminer S3 mine Bitcoin using Blake2s algorithm?

If so, how? Nicehash can also do this, so what I'm trying to do is point my Antminer S3 to Nicehash's Blake2s stratum. But will changing the stratum URL be enough? Do I have to set up Blake2s first?
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Hash rate of “Antminer S9” in “Antpool.com” is ZERO

I setup an Antminer S9 using this document: (Link to document). And I configured connection to antpool.com using this guideline: (Link to guideline). So, I filled out the fields as follows: Pool 1: ...
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How to realistically mitigate miner heat

Does anyone have a system for flushing the heat generated by their miner out of their house/office w/o letting in outside temp. I'm worried about the cost of cooling a miner in the south in August. I ...
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What are the Differences Between an Antminer S9 and an Antminer S9i

On the Bitmain Website they now list the Antminer S9i how is this different than the S9?
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Is it Possible to Program AntMiner S9 or Other ASIC Miners?

Is it possible to program the AntMiner S9 or other ASIC miners? For example, let's say I only want it to try nonces from 1 to 1 million (instead of all 4 billion possibilities) would it be possible ...
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Someone want to mine with my bitcoin (www.elitecoinmine.com) Promises?

I just signed up to ask this Question. Shoort story about me: I don't know much about crypto currency, just spend 50Eur once to buy some Dash. Anyway, there's a guy writing me via my instagram and ...
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Does ASICBOOST only work on Bitmain miners and how does one enable it on these systems?

From what I read ASICBOOST gives you a 30% better hash rate, does this only work on all or certain Bitmain asic miners? And how does one enable this hidden feature in these miners?
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Where did Bitmain get the “Antminer” name from for all their ASIC miners?

Does anyone by chance know? Can't seem to find this anywhere and this question popped into my head.
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Antminer L3++ Where is Chain 1

Is there supposed to be a Chain 1 here also? My other miner has Chains 1 - 4. If so, any troubleshooting steps or way to buy new part? Thanks! :)
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US Power Supply for Antminer s9

I have ordered Antminer S9. After doing some research I discovered that APW3+-12-1600 PSU 1600W is a recommended power supply however it requires 200+ voltage which is not available to me. I live in ...
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Where can I download the Antminer S9i Software

I would like to try putting some s9i software on my s9's but where can you download the s9i software or is that just the newest version of software that they have for the s9's. Where can I get the s9i ...
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Does cgminer have to be on for me to solo mine for bitcoins

I see my antminer has cgminer built into it. Do I need to have cgminer on my computer screen while "solo mining" for bitcoins ? or can I just have the antminer on and hashing straight through the ...
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Is it Possible to put s9i software on an s9

The antminer s9i achieves slightly better stats than the s9 but uses the same hardware. Is their a way to put s9i software and firmware on an s9? Also I am used to the Linux operating system and ...
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Antminer s3 no ethernet setup

So, Im the only tech savvy guy in my house unfortunately, and I live in the middle of nowhere, so my modem/ethernet data limit is limited to 10 gigs. My only way of feeding the internet to my computer ...
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Would like to setup my own mining pool for PPC Peercoin [closed]

I have 8 different antminer ASIC's and I would like to setup my own mining pool. I would like to mine PPC aka Peercoin. Everything seems to be very old as far as tutorials and I am looking for ...
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Solo Mine with an AntMiner

How do I solo mine with an AntMiner? AntMiners use cgminer, which certainly supports GBT, but when I use http://<my_local_net_ip>:8332/ and my bitcoind username and password for "Worker" and "...
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Why is my Antminer S9 only using one Chain

I have 2 AntMiner S9's running. Each of them appears to be operating only at 4.9 TH/s. All 3 of the ASIC's appear to be in good shape, though each of the miners is only using a single ASIC board. Key ...
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Why does the Bitcoin pool reject my Antminer D3 shares?

I hope somebody can help, since I have received my antminer D3 and connected it to the antpool, all my shares are getting rejected. I am mining bitcoins but all of them are getting rejected. I have ...
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Minig 0.5BTC per month with a single AntMiner S9

I've used some calculators and the most I've found is mining around 0.06BTC a month. That's without electricity, internet, and cooling. How much do the major pools mine with a single S9? Can it be ...
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Multiple pool options in Antminer S9 Settings

I have purchased and got running Antminer S9. While setting it up I notices that I can specify three pool connections I was unable to find the purpose for this. Are those backup options just in ...
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Can the Antminer S3 mine Bitcoin using Scrypt algorithm?

Because I can use my PC to mine Bitcoin using the Scrypt algorithm. I use NiceHash. They have an option to select which algorithm we want to use. So I was wondering, once I get my Antminer S3, is it ...
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Antimer L3+ - Approximately How Many Coins In 30 days

I am about to receive one L3+ LiteCoin miner with A hash speed of 4TH/s. Approximately, how much litecoin could I reasonably expect to mine in 30 days with my L3+ running at full operating speed 24/...
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Antminer S9 13.5Th/s Jan 2018 batch gives a zeros hash rate but works with the pool normally

I have a strange thing with my Antminer S9 which I just received from Bitmain couple of weeks ago, after few hours of working suddenly I find the hash rate comes to zeros, however it's working perfect ...
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Power off Antminer D3 (without ssh access)

I want to power off an Antminer D3. I have read online that the best way to do it is by connecting via ssh and executing poweroff. However, I cannot login from my Mac to the miner with ssh -p 22 ...
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Setting up Bitcoin Miner in a data center

I have been running Antminer S9 in my apartment. It is too noisy, to hot, and it ruins the ambiance of my home. So I did some research and found a data center that can host my miner. At home I ...
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Is the Antminer S5 still worth it for low profit?

I'm thinking about getting an Antminer S5 for Christmas to jump start my Bitcoin mining adventure. Using CryptoCompare's profit calculator I see that I will be losing 60 cents per day with the current ...
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How to get best hashing results AntMiner S4

Does anyone have any helpful tips on getting the best hash rate out of my miner? My miner works fine, it just that I'm getting a crummy 1.65 to 1.89 TH/s rate.