Review for Canaan Mining Heater

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Review for Canaan Mining Heater

In September 2018, cryptocurrency hardware manufacturer Canaan announced a novel product-a mining heater. According to official specifications: the product with the model name A851H, has a hash speed of 14.5TH/S@1450w/h, the efficiency ratio is 100w/T and it integrates 104 A3210M chips of 16nm.

In this review we will show as many details as possible.

 

Product Specification

BrandCanaan Mining Heater
ModelA851H
Average Hashspeed(24H)14.8 TH/s
Power Consumption1700w
Chip16nm A3210M x 104
Temperature(Heater)32-39 ℃
Air Output Velocity2.3 M/s
Noise50-62 dB

 

Product look

  • This is how you will receive the product.

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  • Accessories are in the 2 small boxes

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  • Careful packaging

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  • This is how the heater looks.

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  • Back of the heater. The mining part and power supply is set at the bottom

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  • An AUC cable prepared for connecting AUC and raspberry Pi

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  • On both sides of the heater, there are water input and power input ports

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  • In one of the accessories boxes, there are: 1 AUC, 1 raspberry Pi, 1 USB cable, 1 USD adapter and the manual.

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  • In another box, there are: 1 power cable, 2 bottom braces, 4 screws, 1 funnel and 1 PTFE seal tape

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  • The mining controller is Raspberry Pi 3, and a power adapter of 5V 2A included.

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Installation

  • Install the bottom braces

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  • Take out the plug on the input. Wrap the mouth of the funnel with the PTFE tape and install the funnel.

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  • Connect AUC3 to the AUC cable on the back of the heater.

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  • Use the USD cable to connect the AUC3 to the raspberry Pi.

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  • Use the USB cable to connect the power adapter and the raspberry Pi.

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  •  Connect the Ethernet cord to the raspberry Pi.

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  • Connect the power cable. Please note the specification of the power cable is 16A.

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  • Input purified water into the heater. The amount of water needed is around 2000ML.

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Configuration

  • The default IP of the raspberry Pi is 192.168.0.100. You need to modify your router’s network section to 192.168.0.X (X stands for a number in the range of 0-255)
  • Connect the heater to your router. Then, in your browser, enter 192.168.0.100 to the management page. Defaultly, no password required.

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  • On the page of Status/CGMiner Configuration to change the pool, work info, etc.

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  • On the page of Status/CGMiner Status, you can check the performance of the miner.

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Performance

  • Under the room temperature of 18℃, before the miner start working, the power consumption is around 32w, noise 61dB.

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  • In about 5 minutes, the miner starts working and generating heat. The temperature around the heater raises to 32℃.

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  • Power consumption is at a range of 1670 – 1690W

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  • Noise level around 60dB, from 1 meter away noise level is around 50dB.

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  • Air output velocity is 2.3m/s.

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  • After working for 6 hours, in the F2pool, it shows the hash rate of the product is 14.8TH.

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Conclusion

The product has the following features:

  • Avoids heat waste while mining.
  • Water circulation increases humidity in the room.
  • Noise level contained at relatively lower level than regular miners.
  • No other tool needed to install.

 

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