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October 13, 2013, 04:02:28 PM
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Hi Bitcoinorama,

I appreciate your efforts to travel to another country and find out information on our behalf. This is great and I'm grateful. However, the facts haven't been that fast in coming and rather than writing long essays and getting wound up by the trolls, it might be better to answer some straight questions with some straight facts  Smiley

  • How many units have been dispatched.
  • How many units are left to be built and dispatched.
  • When will the final unit of October Delivery be dispatched.

With these facts in the public arena I'm sure you'll get much less hassle from everyone here. If you can't get these facts, who can?

They said 700 on Fri I think.
I was told around 1,000 last week when I stated this in the forum.
I don't know, Marcus and Michael are at the manufacturing facility now determining that, but I don't see why it cannot be this week now device issues seem to be more or less sorted with the last update and since General Electric sent their Critical Power guy to double check and confirm the PCB met all their recommendations.

'orama, do you know when November orders go into production?  When is the cutoff for refunds?  They used to say up to the day before your order is ready.  Kind of a shame that isn't the case anymore.

I don't know, but logic dictates it is up until the point the customer file is sent to UPS and the manufacturing facility. From that point onwards it is part of the automation process en route to delivery; it enters the production line being assembled and picked up directly from UPS, or whichever intermediary they elect to send.

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October 13, 2013, 04:04:34 PM
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i think it's enlightening to determine this relationship btwn Rama and KNC as bizarre as it is.

I find it enlightening that Hashfast did not renew their agreement with you for their subsequent batches.

Maybe your wisdom belongs on a separate thread where people have the option of reading it.

view it as you wish.  

all i'll say is that i'm very happy with the compensation to the point i would feel guilty asking them to renew it, which is why I haven't.

yet they continue to keep me in the loop with what's going on.  Eduardo called me last night to fill me in on the latest and i continue to do my best to share what i can with the community.  

keep trolling.
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October 13, 2013, 04:05:42 PM
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I hope KNCminer is going to make something like the BFL Monarch. I would be the first to order it.




It won't be worth it by March/April.  Whatever $/GH might sound good on paper now will be worthless because everyone else will jump in on it too.  It's a mug's game.  Mining was only really worth it prior to the price explosion earlier this year before everyone and their dog wanted a piece.  The FPGA era was the last time this would be profitable for the average person...if u didn't sell.  The real winners are CPU/GPU...again, if they didn't sell.
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October 13, 2013, 04:07:13 PM
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view it as you wish.  

all i'll say is that i'm very happy with the compensation to the point i would feel guilty asking them to renew it, which is why I haven't.

yet they continue to keep me in the loop with what's going on.  Eduardo called me last night to fill me in on the latest and i continue to do my best to share what i can with the community.  

keep trolling.

Keep on solo mining... Grin

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October 13, 2013, 04:07:47 PM
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How did you get the average on bitminter?

They have a nice stats page here: https://bitminter.com/livestats/big
And on that page you have your hashrate on the 10 last shifts.


and this shows another point that has been made.  The system runs great as a Saturn.  When I run just two of my troubled boards they produce those same numbers above but when added with just a third good board (best of the four as far as cores running per avg) then the cores start to turn off again on the troubled boards.

So, if I am able to run two boards at ~270, the one board solo at ~140 and even the board with the bad VRM(or whole die shut off leaving the VRM nothing to do, take your pick) which can still run ~100 solo....

THEN WHY if all running at once leads to terrible results?  Shouldn't that miner still hash ~510 like it did before I used .95 firmware?  Nope it sent it down to ~360 and best I can do now is run it around ~410 with .94, an auto restart script and cooling

KNC, how about you just send me two more BeagleBoards so I can make this a Saturn and two Mercurys?


the early part of the graph shows no cooling and lots of HW errors.  Cooling increased performance and then .94 increased it more over .91.
.94 allowed the miners to dip but switching .93 had them constantly over 500Gh yet hot.   .95 comes along and is presented by KNC team on website and here with Bitcoinorama as the firmware that solves boards with 4 VRM issues...  sure kill the watts but also kill the performance.   Also, side affect on my one miner was either a permanent shutoff of one die (48 cores) or the VRM go lame. Either case, you can see that the blue line shows it will never get to 500 as one unit again.  If I had two more control units, then they will (what I explained top of my post)

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October 13, 2013, 04:09:30 PM
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view it as you wish.  

all i'll say is that i'm very happy with the compensation to the point i would feel guilty asking them to renew it, which is why I haven't.

yet they continue to keep me in the loop with what's going on.  Eduardo called me last night to fill me in on the latest and i continue to do my best to share what i can with the community.  

keep trolling.

Keep on solo mining... Grin

and i am; with my lowly Avalon's. 

which paid themselves off over a month ago and continue ROI.  Wink
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October 13, 2013, 04:10:51 PM
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and i am; with my lowly Avalon's. 

which paid themselves off over a month ago and continue ROI.  Wink

Which blocks did you find?

"How are you justifying these as fair use?  They are clearly and unequivocally a copyright violation."
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October 13, 2013, 04:12:59 PM
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and i am; with my lowly Avalon's. 

which paid themselves off over a month ago and continue ROI.  Wink

Which blocks did you find?

do i really want to share my payout address? Grin
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October 13, 2013, 04:14:27 PM
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THEN WHY if all running at once leads to terrible results?  Shouldn't that miner still hash ~510 like it did before I used .95 firmware?  Nope it sent it down to ~360 and best I can do now is run it around ~410 with .94, an auto restart script and cooling

KNC, how about you just send me two more BeagleBoards so I can make this a Saturn and two Mercurys?

If KNC won't send you a beaglebone you may just want to buy one off the shelf.  The model you are looking for is "beaglebone black" it generally retails for less than $50.   On edit: that won't work I forgot about the fact that KNC isn't connecting the boards directly to the BB it is BB---> custom control PCB ---> boards.


Based on your reported observations it would appear components are not being adequately cooled.   One thing I would point out is that the output and efficiency of a VRM declines as ambient temp rises.   The regulators used by KNC are rated at 40A when they are operating at <70C.  As the temp rises the rated output declines.  It is only 30A to 35A (depending on airflow) at 85C and the model being used is rated beyond 85C but the output would continue to decline.  The ruggedized version for example only outputs 20A to 25A (depending on airflow) at 100C.
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October 13, 2013, 04:16:10 PM
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.95 comes along and is presented by KNC team on website and here with Bitcoinorama as the firmware that solves boards with 4 VRM issues...  sure kill the watts but also kill the performance.   Also, side affect on my one miner was either a permanent shutoff of one die (48 cores) or the VRM go lame.

I was having a problem very similar to this with all the firmwares until I put on .95 again after trying .94, and doing a hard reset then a power cycle.  Before the hard reset, I had one board shutting off all its cores after a couple hours, dropping me into the 300 range.

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and i am; with my lowly Avalon's. 

which paid themselves off over a month ago and continue ROI.  Wink

Which blocks did you find?

do i really want to share my payout address? Grin

Well, you may have used the address you used as a coinbase output for other purposes, you may not. I'm not really interested in what you spend your Bitcoins on. I just don't actually find you a credible source of "wisdom" when you claim to have recouped your costs of mining equipment via solo mining. Maybe you were lucky with your gamble, maybe you aren't telling the truth.

Without blocks, it didn't happen.

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October 13, 2013, 04:22:06 PM
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and i am; with my lowly Avalon's.  

which paid themselves off over a month ago and continue ROI.  Wink

Which blocks did you find?

do i really want to share my payout address? Grin

Well, you may have used the address you used as a coinbase output for other purposes, you may not. I'm not really interested in what you spend your Bitcoins on. I just don't actually find you a credible source of "wisdom" when you claim to have recouped your costs of mining equipment via solo mining. Maybe you were lucky with your gamble, maybe you aren't telling the truth.

Without blocks, it didn't happen.

solo mining is way off topic here and given what you just said it appears providing you with that address wouldn't help solve your skepticism anyways.

as far as what i've claimed about my soloing, it is absolutely the truth.  you just need to know how to do it.

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October 13, 2013, 04:23:20 PM
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.95 comes along and is presented by KNC team on website and here with Bitcoinorama as the firmware that solves boards with 4 VRM issues...  sure kill the watts but also kill the performance.   Also, side affect on my one miner was either a permanent shutoff of one die (48 cores) or the VRM go lame.

I was having a problem very similar to this with all the firmwares until I put on .95 again after trying .94, and doing a hard reset then a power cycle.  Before the hard reset, I had one board shutting off all its cores after a couple hours, dropping me into the 300 range.

yes if I can get that core back up, even with .95 lesser performance, that would be better situation and less total watts.  I may try again now that I know I have 420Gh to fall back on

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October 13, 2013, 04:27:09 PM
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THEN WHY if all running at once leads to terrible results?  Shouldn't that miner still hash ~510 like it did before I used .95 firmware?  Nope it sent it down to ~360 and best I can do now is run it around ~410 with .94, an auto restart script and cooling

KNC, how about you just send me two more BeagleBoards so I can make this a Saturn and two Mercurys?

If KNC won't send you a beaglebone you may just want to buy one off the shelf.  The model you are looking for is "beaglebone black" it generally retails for less than $50.   On edit: that won't work I forgot about the fact that KNC isn't connecting the boards directly to the BB it is BB---> custom control PCB ---> boards.


Based on your reported observations it would appear components are not being adequately cooled.   One thing I would point out is that the output and efficiency of a VRM declines as ambient temp rises.   The regulators used by KNC are rated at 40A when they are operating at <70C.  As the temp rises the rated output declines.  It is only 30A to 35A (depending on airflow) at 85C and the model being used is rated beyond 85C but the output would continue to decline.  The ruggedized version for example only outputs 20A to 25A (depending on airflow) at 100C.

thanks D&T

I will keep this in mind.  I have done some real cooling on the troubled miner (it now is in front of the airflow of an A/C unit and still fan on top and shrouding) which has them all running under 50C now.   Without cooling you easily see high 60's to 70

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ASIC slot #2: -
ASIC slot #3: 49.5 ℃
ASIC slot #4: 42.5 ℃
ASIC slot #5: 48.5 ℃
ASIC slot #6: -


And yes, I would love to have just bought some more beagleboards but they will need to offer them to us.  Not sure why it would be a problem?  Better hashing and better cooling.. The big dips in my graphic shows when I was splitting them up and running them for 10-15mins each

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October 13, 2013, 04:30:44 PM
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Made to feel kind of responsible by people here on the forum constantly asking for more info, and Sam wanting me to handle communication, due to the fact Sam, Andreas and Marcus are overloaded with work and a geoups of IC whizzkids with Aspergers should never be put in the public spotlight. Refusing to do so on my part on an employed basis until they have a proven working product.
Firstly, they have proved a working product, so either you work for them or not, based on what you keep reiterating.

Secondly, STOP BEING A FUCKING PUSSY.

EITHER:
1. Tell them you will NOT handle communication
OR
2. Handle communications.

It's that simple.

Stop all this in-between bullshit. All this "It's not my responsibility, but here is the latest speculation" and the woeful "Poor me, poor me, everyone is treating me so harsh. Poor me, poor me..." posts.

It's far too easy for you to spout bs and then KNC can say "Oh but he's not our employee, nothing he said is official KNC statement".

It's all your own fault you are feeling pressure. Do either 1 or 2 to resolve it.

If 1, another thing you need to tell KNC is they need a person on this forum to handle communications and updates.

Frankly, as KNC are paying for your hotel and expenses, I think you owe it to them to take full responsibily for communications.

That way, if you decide not to work for them, at least you have provided a service and shouldn't feel bad about they money they are throwing at you in expenses. Otherwise you wil feel indebted to them. Not good.

See? Look at all this help I'm offering.

But the simple solution is - if it's too hot for you in here, get out of the kitchen.

Go back to the UK, move back in with your parents, go back to flipping burgers or whatever it is you do. I mean, it can't be serious, if you can take 2 weeks off on a whim can it?

Shit or get off the pot. Take the heat or retire. And stop whinging about how hard it is on you. That how jobs are.

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solo mining is way off topic here



And THAT somehow matters to you all of a sudden?

LMAO let he who is without off-topic FUD throw the first stone.

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Made to feel kind of responsible by people here on the forum constantly asking for more info, and Sam wanting me to handle communication, due to the fact Sam, Andreas and Marcus are overloaded with work and a geoups of IC whizzkids with Aspergers should never be put in the public spotlight. Refusing to do so on my part on an employed basis until they have a proven working product.
Firstly, they have proved a working product, so either you work for them or not, based on what you keep reiterating.

Secondly, STOP BEING A FUCKING PUSSY.

EITHER:
1. Tell them you will NOT handle communication
OR
2. Handle communications.

It's that simple.

Stop all this in-between bullshit. All this "It's not my responsibility, but here is the latest speculation" and the woeful "Poor me, poor me, everyone is treating me so harsh. Poor me, poor me..." posts.

It's far too easy for you to spout bs and then KNC can say "Oh but he's not our employee, nothing he said is official KNC statement".

It's all your own fault you are feeling pressure. Do either 1 or 2 to resolve it.

If 1, another thing you need to tell KNC is they need a person on this forum to handle communications and updates.

Frankly, as KNC are paying for your hotel and expenses, I think you owe it to them to take full responsibily for communications.

That way, if you decide not to work for them, at least you have provided a service and shouldn't feel bad about they money they are throwing at you in expenses.

See? Look at all this help I'm offering.

But the simple solution is - if it's too hot for you in here, get out of the kitchen.

Go back to the UK, move back in with your parents, go back to flipping burgers or whatever it is you do. I mean, it can't be serious, if you can take 2 weeks off on a whim can it?

Shit or get off the pot. Take the heat or retire.

You go so far out of your way to show the community how infantile you are. Why?

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October 13, 2013, 04:35:22 PM
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How do you feel about them now refusing refunds, given how much emphasis you placed on the ability to order by CC, and the extra security that gave customers?

The cessation of refunding happened the very weekend as the ASICs were delivered as the delivery file was sent to the UPS server and the manufacturing facility. How would you feel about processing a refund to someone that also receives the product due to the fact you are no longer control the delivery? Prior to that date as many have testified a refund was never denied. It just now becomes a logistical nightmare as the manufacturing facility and UPS process and handle both the assembly and delivery. There has to be the exact number of Mercurys/Saturns and Jupiters manufactured and sent out in the precise order of which they were fully paid for.

I believe the policy was refunds up to the point of your order shipping. I was denied a refund two weeks ago, and my order has yet to ship.
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If KNC won't send you a beaglebone you may just want to buy one off the shelf.  The model you are looking for is "beaglebone black" it generally retails for less than $50.   On edit: that won't work I forgot about the fact that KNC isn't connecting the boards directly to the BB it is BB---> custom control PCB ---> boards.


May I ask how the custom control PCB is mounted to the BBB?  Or are you saying that the BBB is actually a custom board, e.g. USB and 5 volt connector removed.  If the latter, what other differences are there?

 Also, the BBB draws relatively low current on its 5volts.  KnC isn't providing a 12v to 5v buck converter onboard so was expecting to draw it from the BBB if initial photos are correct, those showing the BBB USB and 5v power connector.  But the 5v power connect would be an orphan looking to a typical computer switching supply at least without an adapter.  So, rather than a plugin adapter, 4 pin molex to the 5 volt barrel, they brought out a 4 pin molex and got rid of the 5 volt barrel connector saving a bit on that part.  Likely did away with the USB for more reasons than just saving a few cents on parts, like users hanging USB block erupters off the USB and generally screwing things up.  So, do you know if anything on the main board uses 5 volts or is the only thing using the 5 volts the BBB?

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October 13, 2013, 04:36:04 PM
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Bitcoinorama, let us know if we can buy more pre-loaded beagleboards so we can split up our Jupiters.

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