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How to find out the IP address of your crypto miner

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How to scan out the configuration IP address of the miner
This is a guide for how to find out the IP address of the miner. There are several ways to get the IP address of your miner:

  • Find the IP address in your Router Admin Dashboard
  • Use IP Scanning Software
  • Use Self IP Report

We will introduce them one by one in this tutorial. We will take bitcoin miner as an example which applies equally to other cryptocurrency miners, such as litecoin miners, dash miners etc.

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Install AsicBoost Firmware with Ultra-detailed Graphic Instructions

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Bitmain has recently released its firmware for the popular Antminer S9 to enable what is called “overt AsicBoost”. What is AsicBoost? In short, AsicBoost is best described as a “mathematical trick”. Instead of taking a huge amount of computation, miners can use the technique to whittle down their choices of potential hashes that enable them to solve a puzzle and claim bitcoin’s rewards.
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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.

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Tutorial: Antminer S17/S17 Pro the Newest 7nm Bitcoin Miner

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This tutorial is meant for the Antminer S17/S17 Pro which is a bitcoin miner manufactured by BITMAIN. The Antminer S17 series bitcoin miner is equipped with Bitmain’s second-generation 7nm chip BM1397. The energy efficiency ratio is as low as 39.5J/T in low power mode. The Antminer S17 series bitcoin miner is Bitmain’s most competitive SHA256 mining machine to date, supporting BTC, BCH and other SHA-256 crypto currencies.

We will take Antminer S17 Pro as an example to show settings which apply equally to Antminer S17.

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What Are the Recently Frequently Mentioned Sidechain?

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Bitcoin can only process about 7 transactions per second and such a speed makes it impossible to establish many related applications. So, the sidechain came into being to improve the scalability of bitcoin.

To transform the sidechain from concept to reality, the bitcoin core developers such as Adam Back and Matt Corallo released the white paper Enabling Blockchain Innovations with Pegged Sidechains, which clearly proposed the concept of sidechain and its protocol implementation for the first time.

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