Introduction to Antminer S9: The newest 16nm Bitcoin Miner

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The much-anticipated powerful 16nm bitcoin miner – Antminer S9 (submodel: 11.85TH/s @ 1172w) is finally in stock!

 

Intorduction

The AntMiner S9 is Bitmain’s newest version in the AntMiner S9 series. It boasts a state-of-the-art BM1387 custom-made chip using latest 16nm technology.

There are several submodels of Antminer S9. The submodel EastShore currently offers is: 11.85TH/s @ 1172w.

Product link: https://www.eastshore.xyz/shop/bitcoin-miner-antminer-s9-12-93th-asic-miner-newest-16nm-btc-miner/

 

Miner Specifications

Brand Antminer S9
Model 11.85 TH/s @ 1172w
Hash Rate 11.85 TH/s ± 5%
Power Consumption 1172W + 12%
Fan 2 x fan
PSU  NO integrated PSU, need a PSU > 1500w with 6pin x 10.

 

Miner Showcase

  • This is how you will receive the miner from EastShore.

antminer s9 in box

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  • The miner is carefully wrapped and packed.

antminer s9 inside the box

antminer s9 in the bubble wrap

antminer s9 in the form

  • Powerful thing in shining “armour”.

antminer s9 image 01

  • The size is: 35cm x 13.5cm x 15.8cm; a bit larger than Antminer S7.

size of antminer s9

  • The construction is very similar to that of S7.

antminer s9 top looking

  • Specifics lable is on the top.

specifics label of antminer s9

  • The silver tone plate protects the control board underneath.

specifics label on antminer s9 closer look

  • The are three hashing boards on the miner, with every board connected to the controller via a signal cable.

antminer s9 top looking pic2

  • Similar to the Antminer S7, there are ten 6pin ports on the miner for power supply connecting. There are 3 ports on each hashing  boards, and one 6pin port on the controller.

three hashing boards of antminer s9

  • Every 6pin ports is needed for bitcoin mining. We need to connect all the 6pin ports to the PSU.

connection done for antminer s9

  • On one end, there are “Reset”, “Sd card ”  port , Ip reports and indicator lights.

 

front end of antminer s9

  • One obvious improvement is the SD card port. With the SD card inserted in, the mining system will start workign in case the controller stops working.

 

Miner Test

  • Test screenshot

test for antminer s9

  • Test for power consumption and noise (Test result: we are using the 1600w Antminer PSU in the test. In our test, the power consumption is about 1200w. )

antminer s9 power consumption test

  • Test video:

 

Tutorial

Check here: https://www.eastshore.xyz/tutorial-antminer-s9-11-85th-1172w-16nm-bitcoin-miner/

 

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