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Can AntMiner L3+ mine any scrypt coins or just lite coin

I am planning to buy ant miner l3+. Can AntMiner L3+ mine any scrypt coins or just lite coin? Should I buy Antminer s9 or L3+? However, I can only afford one piece of anyone.
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Should i invest in a Antminer L3+ or a Antminer S9 [closed]

i've been looking to invest in a antminer s9, at the moment the earning i can get from that machine is around 10$/day. but it's a litecoin miner (Antminer L3+) for the exact same price that i could ...
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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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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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Why are my profitability calculations for Litecoin mining with an Antminer off the chart?

Not exactly a Bitcoin question but it's about mining. I wanted to step into crypto mining, but on a rather low budget. Unfortunately, it is hard to start with Bitcoin when you have a low budget, so I ...
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How do you configure the Antminer S1 to mine Dash?

Does someone mine Dash with an Antminer S1? How do you configure it? What pools can I use?
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Antminer s9 for mining! [duplicate]

I am thinking of putting 20 antminer S9 and start mining Will it be profitable as I have calculated monthly electrical bill of 2500$(USD) in my country?? Also should i be mining alone or join a pool?...
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Electric power efficiency - why is increases so fast

How were the Antminer hardware made to decrease electric power consumption by half with each new product, like at the current generation of S9? What are the projections to future efficiency that can ...
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Bitmain AntMiner U1 1.6GH/s - USB Bitcoin ASIC Miner

I am looking at getting a Bitmain AntMiner U1 1.6GH/s - USB Bitcoin ASIC Miner to mine LTC and doing a few calculations. I have used a few LTC profit calculators: https://bitmakler.net/...
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What would be the Internet Usage For 100 Antminer S7?

I am planing to set up a mini farm with 100 S7 Miners, but am little concerned about the internet usage and speed. What speed do I need and how much bandwidth it will consume per month?
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Antiminer s3 won't show the correct interface once i connect to (showing a DLink interface instead)

Recently, I bought an Antminer s3 from eBay and I am having an issue with it. I am able to connect the miner to the internet just fine as its showing up on my router. However, it doesn't show the ...
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Can I install custom software on an Antminer S5?

It is possible to install custom software (another than cgminer) on Antminer hardware? For example on antminer s5?
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PSU for Bitmain Asic miner

I have a S3+ ASIC miner and 500w PSU My question is that what do I need to convert a 4+4 PCI-E into a 6+2 PCI-E or two 6+2 PCI-E. Thanks in advance
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libudev error while configuring cgminer on fedora 22

I am using Fedora 22, 32bit OS and have Antminer U3 for mining operations got the cgminer source code from GIT: git clone https://github.com/bitmaintech/cgminer while running ./configure --enable-...
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What power cord to use with BITMAIN PSU?

As I introduced in my previous question which no one answered I'm having some problems with bitmain's power cord So the simple main question is what power cord to use ?? I used a 250v 10-16A 3*0....
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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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What currency do the antminer pools generate?

Sorry to be a newbie, But I'm pretty lost. I just set up my first Antminer and don't understand very much. There are three pools suggested as the default. What am I generating as far as currency?
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I'm not able to mine as much Bitcoin as I was able to a couple of months ago

I’ve been using two AntMiner S5 ~1155Gh/s and was able to mine about 0.02 Bitcoin. However, recently I’m just able to about 0.01 Bitcoin. I use F2Pool for mining. I thought first the other one isn’t ...
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What PSU to use with antminer s7

I'm planning to buy myself a Bitmain Antminer S7 Batch 9. Unfortunately, the Bitmain PSU (APW3-12-1600-B2) is not available to me, and I need to replace it with a regular PSU from another shop. I ...
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Using BM1380(or other) Mining Chips

I have an old AntMiner S1 sitting in my closest, which uses the AntMiner BM1380 mining chip. I have the data sheet for the chip, found here. https://bitmaintech.com/files/download/...
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Antminer S5 Chain 2 stops after a few hours

I recently purchased an Antminer S5 on eBay that came with a Corsair GS 800 power supply. I set the miner up, connected it to a pool, and it seemed like it was working fine. After about 15 minutes I ...
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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.
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correct settings for cgminer 4.9.2

I have recently switched my mining from 4.6.1 to 4.9.2 with the same Antminer U3. Still wondering about correct settings for this new one. On 4.6.1 I have used --bsmc-options and other settings as --...
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Always rejected shares (Antminer U3 / Minera /CGminer)

hope someone can help. I use an Antminer U3 on a Raspberry Pi with Minera and CGminer. When I mine everything with Scrypt-Algo, I get 100% rejected shares. My current pool is ghash.io. My log looks ...
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Antminer U1 running on raspberry pi not accepting shares

I'm new to bitcoin mining and am trying to figure everything out still. My Antminer U1 running on my raspberry pi using cgminer is not accepting any shares, and doesn't appear inside of the mining ...
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Overclock Antminer U3 running on raspberry pi

I have an Antminer u3 running on a raspberry pi using bfgminer. Its currently running at 47GH/s. Does anyone know if is possible to over clock it using BGFminer so that it will run at 55 - 60 GH/s? ...
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Is there any way that I could find out the market share of each miner manufacturer?

I am considering getting into mining myself. And I would like to compare different mining equipments and how many people are using each of the equipment. It seems like it is really hard to find the ...
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AntMiner S5 chain #2 intermittently operational

Why is my AntMiner S5 chain only intermittently operational? What could cause this, how could I diagnose it, and what is the solution? Will BitmainTech replace it for me? How do I know if it's under ...
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Logging Antminer Statuses

How does one log all an Antminer's statistics (temperature, hashrate, etc.) to a file? I can log in to an Antminer via SSH, so I should be able to turn on some option for cgminer to log everything, ...
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Why are AntMiners' firmware closed-source / non-GPL?

Why are AntMiners' firmware closed-source / non-GPL? What does Bitmain have to lose by making the source open?
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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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Do AntMiners comply with FCC Part 15?

Do AntMiners comply with Part 15 of the U.S. Federal Communication Commission's rules and regulations? I tagged this question with "safety" because implicit in my question is what percentage of watts ...
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Locating Server-Grade PSU-to-PCIe Power Cables for Bitmain Antminers?

Does anyone know where breaker boards and cables can be purchased online that provides four PCIe 6-pin connectors to power an Antminer C1 from a server-grade power supply unit (PSU)? Background: I ...
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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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Is it normal for my hardware hashrate to vary by 15% but still achieve the advertised average?

I have an Antminer S1 and an Antminer C1. They both work as advertised and achieve a three hour hashrate average of 200 Ghash and 1000 Ghash, respectively. However, within any given second they hash ...
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Bitmain Antminer U3 keeps going Zombie

I got 2 U3 running on Linux Ubuntu cgminer 4.9.0. Dedicated Power Supply New short USB cables Cold room ambient 5 degrees celcius (heat sinks don't go over 40 degrees) Not once have I managed to run ...
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How to get Bitmain U3 running on Linux?

How do I get the Bitmain U3 running on Linux? I'm using Ubuntu Server 11. I have downloaded the bitmain branch of cgminer and compiled it to using CFLAGS="-O2 -Wall -march=native" ./configure --...
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How to power the Bitmain Antminer C1?

Bitmain has a new miner out that is pretty cool (water cool to be exact) called the Antminer C1. I have an S1 so I am familiar with the basic operation of the Antminers. However, I'm a bit baffled ...
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Bitmain Antminer S2 Bitcoin Miner Stopped Booting - How to get it to boot up again?

I have a S2 Antminer since April 2014, and has been on for 6 months and stopped working recently (oct-2014). I can turn it on and it shows power, but the LCD is blank and when opening the cover to see ...
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Why won't my pool find my miners? [closed]

My main devices: 12x U1 AntMiner + Raspberry Pi B 512 MB (Included 32GB SD containing MinePeon) As normal I should: Plug in those miners & Raspberry Pi's micro USB-cable into hubs Connect the ...

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