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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.

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Obtain Wallet Address for Altcoin on Trading Platforms

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There are two ways to obtain wallet address of altcoin. The first one is to download wallet client on the official website, open the client and copy the wallet address. It’s a permanent method if you have wallet backup.

The other one is to generate wallet address on the cryptocurrency exchange website, it’s a temporary method suitable for small amount of mining and temporary deposit and withdrawal.

Now, we will introduce the way to obtain wallet address on the cryptocurrency exchange website.

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Operation and Maintenance Manual of Cryptocurrency Mining Farms

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This manual elaborates the relevant points of mining farm operation and maintenance. The operation and maintenance staff should know and master the basic maintenance of miners, including system upgrade, reset and TF card recovery, as well as simple fault judgments such as temperature protection, fan failure, network failure, etc. In addition, they should also have a certain understanding of power supply, network, environment, etc. of the mining farm to make corresponding inspections regularly, so that they can find and solve problems in time to reduce failure rate of miners.

This manual introduces the operation and maintenance of cryptocurrency mining farms from the following aspects: Routine Inspection, Notices for Going on and off Racks, Miner Troubleshooting.

The mining farm of Antminer will be used as an example in the manual. However, this manual is also applicable to other types of miners.

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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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Miner Virus Prevention and Solutions

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Some customers complained recently that their mining farms were hacked, the workers in the pools were tampered and the hashrate was stolen. According to our investigation and analysis, most of the cases were caused by customers accessing irregular websites, downloading third-party firmware or overclocking firmware. In addition, if the miner was second-handed or repaired at unauthorized service station, it will be most possibly attacked by virus.

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