Guida come minare bitcoin
Posted On 01.07.2013
Transcript – USB – Bitcoin Mining Setup Guide What’s going on every one? This is Fred and today we’re going to build a Bitcoin miner. So, if you’re unfamiliar with Bitcoin I do have another guida come minare bitcoin that has all the 10 things that you need to know about Bitcoin.
So, give that a watch, get caught up, come back and we’ll get started. So, here’s all the pieces that you need to start building your own Bitcoin miner. I will place some links to all the parts down below so that you can get started on your project. Now, the first item that you want to pick up is called a Raspberry Pi. Now, this is basically just a credit card sized computer. The next item on the list is just a plastic case for your Raspberry Pi. Now this is an optional item but I highly recommend it because it will protect your Raspberry Pi in case anything falls on top of it.
So, you’ll also have to get an SD card. Now this SD card basically acts as the hard drive for your Raspberry Pi. Now you want to get a 4 gigabyte minimum on this card. Okay, so this is the actual hardware that mines for Bitcoins.
This is called an ASIC miner or a Block Erupter. Now this is basically just a chip that has one job and that is to mine for Bitcoins. It could be powered by USB so you could plug a bunch of these into a USB port. Now this specific one mines at a rate of 335 megahashes per second. So, what I have is I have six of them so these will give me over 2 gigahashes of mining power.
Now this will give it an even power across all of the USB ports. Now you don’t want to cheap out on this you definitely want to get a good quality hub. Now because your Bitcoin miner will be running 24×7, those Block Erupters tend to get pretty warm. Now what you can do is just get one of these USB fans, plug it into the USB port and this is a very good inexpensive way to keep things cool.
Lastly, all you need is an Ethernet cable. Okay, so the first thing you do is take apart the case and place your Raspberry Pi on the bottom piece. Now just go ahead and line everything up and it should snap together, like so. Then just go ahead and put the cover over just like that. Okay, so as you can see your Raspberry Pi will have two USB ports. A spot for your Ethernet connection it’s going to have some audio and video outputs. This slot is for the SD card.
Here is a micro USB to power the unit. The next step is to insert your SD card into your Raspberry Pi. Now this SD card is already loaded with my mining software. Now if you’re not familiar with how to load up the software onto your SD card, I will be making another video going through the step by step instructions on how to do that.