Click here to learn more about the AntMiner S9. The Antminer R4 is intended for hobby mining — basically people who want to mine Bitcoins at home.
According to our calculations this miner should break even in about 12 months making it a pretty risky investment as most miners become obsolete after months. Click here to learn more about the Antminer R4. The avalon or Avalon 7 as mining is known commonly is the latest Bitcoin miner supplied by Avalon in late It antminer a lower price tags than most of the advanced miners but is also less powerful. This new packaging protects the Antminer from damage it can take in transit. The first thing we noticed was how light the S5 is at just 6. This light weight is due to the use of plastic side panels directing the airflow on the outside as opposed to the full metal casing the S3 had.
The top and bottom are open with simple access to the top for the four PCIe power connections. The S5 is noisy due the single mm fan that drives the air over the blades not being the best. The Antminer S5 runs at 61 to 65 dB at 4 feet. While not an immediate divorce maker, they are not quiet enough to put in your living room. Bitmain released their AntMiner S5 Bitcoin miner in late Before you buy an Antminer S5 make sure you already have Bitcoin mining software and a Bitcoin mining pool. The S5 will draw between to Watts at around Volts. The efficiency of power supplies is a worthy topic of investigation for any aspiring Bitcoin miner; inefficient, unrated power supplies will waste electricity and create extra noise and heat.
A list of PSU ratings may be found here. I opened up my antminer document here and I pasted that onto a text document. You should paste it onto a text document and save it onto miner bitmain antminer s9 desktop so that you could just copy it and paste it onto mining terminal at any time whenever you want to run your mine. This is my pool url.
I replaced my user with my username. My username is rasim.
Remember first thing you antminer is copy this here. This bit of code here and copy it and paste it in a mining editor, note pad or whatever you want to do.
Then paste or replace the pool with your pool address, the username with your worker name and the password with your password and then save it onto the desktop so you could just easily copy it and paste it when you need to. Remember it can be filled in with your info, your pool address, your worker username and your worker password. So, now all we have to do — and when you paste this it has to be in the CG Miner directory — cd to the root directory hit enter.
You have to be in the CG Miner directory before you can paste this code. Up here is how many gigahash or megahash you are running per second up here. So again to exit all you have to do is type in Q. Hit Q and it should shutdown. And it should go back to terminal. So all you have to do is just copy the code and just paste it and it should start mining. Again you have to be in the CG Miner directory.
In antminer to use and likewise features an intuitive mining panel, the S5 will automatically search out an available IP address. The lower the operating temperature, the higher they can be overclocked, as with all miners. Mining cheaper, second-hand S5 still in excellent used condition is enough already to learn the ropes of Bitcoin mining. It shows a low-cost introduction to the complex business of Bitcoin antminer.