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What would be the Internet Usage For 100 Antminer S7?

Mining in a pool setting actually doesn't require all that much bandwidth. This is because you get block templates sent to you and that single template can be used by all 100 miners. A block template ...
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Higher cost running Antminer S9 w/ APW3++ when running at 220v?

The AntMiner S9i 13.5 TH/sec model requires 101.5 Amps DC. Since power (watts) is equal to voltage multiplied by amps, the total power consumed by the AntMiner is 1218 watts (+/- 10%). Note, this is ...
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Bitmain AntMiner U1 1.6GH/s - USB Bitcoin ASIC Miner

You can't mine Litecoin with a Bitcoin miner. Bitcoin uses sha256 hashing, Litecoin uses Scrypt, which is about 1000x slower even when implemented in an ASIC, which is why you are calculating ...
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US Power Supply for Antminer s9

I live in North America as well and just wanted to let you know that even though 110V is the most common wall socket voltage you've actually already got 220V coming in to your house. There are 2 110V ...
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Can the Antminer S3 mine Bitcoin using Scrypt algorithm?

No. Bitcoin does not use Scrypt, so you cannot use something that mines Scrypt to mine Bitcoin. Furthermore, the Antminer S3 is a Bitcoin miner, it can only mine SHA256d coins, such as Bitcoin. So it ...
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Someone want to mine with my bitcoin (www.elitecoinmine.com) Promises?

This is a scam. Block all contact with this person and do not send any money, passwords, keys, or anything else. Your friend is right, there is no such thing as mining "with" somebody's Bitcoin. ...
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Why does the Bitcoin pool reject my Antminer D3 shares?

You cannot mine Bitcoin with D3. You can only mine Dash with a D3.
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US Power Supply for Antminer s9

I am going to answer my own question and hopefully it will come in handy for someone else. While I understand that it might be a bit of an overkill pricewise but this solution works for me and has ...
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Multiple pool options in Antminer S9 Settings

The AntMiner S9 manual is available at https://shop.bitmain.com/files/download/AntMiner%20S9%20Installation%20Guide.pdf The manual says: The AntMiner S9 can be set up with three mining pools, with ...
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Bitmain AntMiner U1 1.6GH/s - USB Bitcoin ASIC Miner

You are looking at a Bitcoin miner, not the Litecoin miner which you need for Scrypt hashing so the estimates will not even be close. Once you find the correct type of script miner, keep in mind that ...
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Can an Antminer KS3 be used to mine Bitcoin?

No, Bitcoin uses SHA-256D for its hashing algorithm. The KS3 miner implements the kHeavyHash algorithm. Since Application Specific Integrated Circuits (ASICs) implement the mining algorithm directly ...
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Solo Mine with an AntMiner

You have run the BFGMiner on the local machine starting it as a Stratum proxy listening on port 3333 adn then point your AntMiner to it. Run BFGminer on the same computer as Bitcoin Core with the ...
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Does ASICBOOST only work on Bitmain miners and how does one enable it on these systems?

"Our ASIC chips, like those of some other manufacturers, have a circuit design that supports ASICBOOST." - Bitmain statement Bitmain claims that it wasn't used on mainnet. It is currently unknown how ...
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Can AntMiner L3+ mine any scrypt coins or just lite coin

The L3+ is the best option right now (however if you're ordering now, you won't get a new one for some time, and the second hand ones are being resold for huge profits), however this will change as ...
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US Power Supply for Antminer s9

I was running AntminerS9 on 120 volt without any problem but it will consume almost 12 Amps. Normal home supply is only 100Amps so in order to save amps I had to change it to 220 volt by installing ...
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Antminer 22nm or 14nm?

14nm will hash more with the same power consumption of a 22nm assuming your basing it on power only. But if both were 1/ths the 14nm would save more electricity. Obviously the 14nm would cost more as ...
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Why does the Bitcoin pool reject my Antminer D3 shares?

The Antminer D3 spec states that it is a miner for the X11 hashing algorithm. Bitcoin uses SHA-256d as its hashing algorithm. The Antminer D3 cannot mine Bitcoin, but only X11 based currencies such ...
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Why is my Antminer S9 only using one Chain

Also posting as an answer: the issue is that the GH/S (RT) on board 6 and 7 is 0--it is because the power quality coming into that dedicated power supply is too low. The board has an ideal ...
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Minig 0.5BTC per month with a single AntMiner S9

it's not about software, it's about the capacity of your device. so a software can't add some wings to your device.
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What are the Differences Between an Antminer S9 and an Antminer S9i

S9i is an upgraded version of s9, shares almost the same hashrate 13TH/s+-10% and power consumption at 1300w+-10%, S9i is cheaper than S9.
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What are the Differences Between an Antminer S9 and an Antminer S9i

Same difference minus the 20 Watts of savings as mentioned above. It also seems they are dropping the price and moving bountiful amounts compared to before. Sites like Blokforge https://blokforge.com/...
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Does BTC.com support ASICBOOST

I believe mining Bitcoin with overt (version-rolling) ASICBoost is currently (may 2018) supported by Slushpool, Ckpool, F2pool and my own pool Bitminter. I would expect this list to keep growing, ...
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Is the Antminer S5 still worth it for low profit?

Your question doesn't make much sense, you are asking if it is profitable yet you acknowledge that you will be losing 60 cent per day due to electricity costs. Bitcoin mining is not very profitable ...
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Can I use Antminer S7 PSU to supply the Antminer D3+?

In theory it should work. The Antminer D3+ uses less than 500 watts whereas a S7 power supply provides over 1000 watts. You should make sure that the power supply is compatible in other respects. You ...
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Is it possible to set up an Antminer S3 using a a Raspberry Pi?

An Antminer S3 operates as a stand alone computer, so you need no controller. The device is configured and managed through a web browser interface, so you can configure it from any web browser. The ...
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Antminers - Can you monitor via SNMP, and set up configuration file Chron Jobs

The Antminer software doesn’t support anything for automation like this, though you can ssh in and make these modifications manually. There is no support for remote monitoring with SNMP, but there is ...
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Buying AntMiner L3+

Bitmain.com releases their machines in batches. When it is sold out they update the site as "Coming Soon" as if they are yet to launch the product. Also they ship it few months after the purchase. ...
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is it okay to disconnect Antminer like S7 >

While you aren't connected to the internet you can't submit shares to your pool, so you won't earn anything during that time period. That's why it's recommended for miners to have fast, low latency ...
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Setting up Bitcoin Miner in a data center

Yes. I definitely wouldn't take the chance. Minimum is a possibility of a DoS attack. I'm not familiar with the Antminer firmware and how that's setup, but you could possibly get hacked in your WebUI. ...
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