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November 04, 2013, 12:41:27 AM
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i started mining with 2 usb asic for about a day, then i had 6 more come so i have 8 in total. over 3 1/2 days i have had about 4-5 hours down time when i had to change hubs and mess about with the setting.
but i have earned the grand sum of $3 about £2  Grin. even though i have used more electric to run them then they have earned i want to buy more  Grin.
does this amount sound about right.
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November 04, 2013, 12:46:29 AM
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Sounds about right lol

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November 04, 2013, 12:54:33 AM
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i started mining with 2 usb asic for about a day, then i had 6 more come so i have 8 in total. over 3 1/2 days i have had about 4-5 hours down time when i had to change hubs and mess about with the setting.
but i have earned the grand sum of $3 about £2  Grin. even though i have used more electric to run them then they have earned i want to buy more  Grin.
does this amount sound about right.
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Thats right, but you paid more electric to run then what you earn.... might wanna consider stopping it Smiley

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November 04, 2013, 12:55:19 AM
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i started mining with 2 usb asic for about a day, then i had 6 more come so i have 8 in total. over 3 1/2 days i have had about 4-5 hours down time when i had to change hubs and mess about with the setting.
but i have earned the grand sum of $3 about £2  Grin. even though i have used more electric to run them then they have earned i want to buy more  Grin.
does this amount sound about right.
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Thats right, but you paid more electric to run then what you earn.... might wanna consider stopping it Smiley

eh, they prob just about break even in costs lol plus he gets a blinky light show

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November 04, 2013, 12:59:10 AM
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Sounds legit  Cheesy
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November 04, 2013, 01:01:00 AM
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yeah, sounds about right, but if this goes where i think it will go -- and you hold -- it will be soooo worth it!

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November 04, 2013, 01:24:23 AM
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i am using a old dell desktop unit with 2.8ghz and a 19amp power supply for the hubs and a fan with a 5v 4amp power pack, i think i have to look at being more efficient  Grin

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November 04, 2013, 01:38:14 AM
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Yeah, but that's really little.. going to drop further more after the difficulty hike in about 1.5 days....
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November 04, 2013, 02:04:55 AM
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It's crazy that people are still paying $1000's on Ebay for asics  Huh I might get me a BlueFury miner when I can afford one, though only as a hobby...
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November 04, 2013, 05:28:58 AM
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Hobby mining is really all that is left for most people.

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November 04, 2013, 06:55:03 AM
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its upsetting to see mining dying and the ASIC chip companies destroying it all Sad Defiantly a hobby thing now to just make a few dollars to get into BitCoins. i think USB miners are a good gateway into BTC though Cheesy
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November 04, 2013, 07:50:49 AM
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Yeah, but that's really little.. going to drop further more after the difficulty hike in about 1.5 days....

i can see a lot of people start selling of there equipment if the difficulty gets to hard it won't be worth plugging them in.

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November 04, 2013, 10:30:42 AM
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Yeah, but that's really little.. going to drop further more after the difficulty hike in about 1.5 days....

i can see a lot of people start selling of there equipment if the difficulty gets to hard it won't be worth plugging them in.


I thought about this few months back, but still the miners pay only small % of mined BTC for electricity. No need to turn the miners off yet

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November 04, 2013, 10:48:58 AM
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Yeah, but that's really little.. going to drop further more after the difficulty hike in about 1.5 days....

i can see a lot of people start selling of there equipment if the difficulty gets to hard it won't be worth plugging them in.


I thought about this few months back, but still the miners pay only small % of mined BTC for electricity. No need to turn the miners off yet

Yup, if what you get is more then the electricity charges, then its better to just continue mine while selling it on ebay....

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November 04, 2013, 11:35:19 AM
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Lmao
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November 04, 2013, 11:59:04 AM
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Are those USB ASICS useless if you don't use them for BTC mining?

I have a Radeon 6950 and a 7770 in my PC and seems I can do about 500.
Obviously no where near as efficient as the USB ASIC but USB ASICs still costs around $25 each. (in Oz at least)
Can these be somehow made for Scrypt mining instead later on?

Seems like BTC mining is now a little too difficult unless you invest a lot which is expensive. =(

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November 04, 2013, 12:37:27 PM
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You can use those to mine SHA256 alt coins as well.
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November 04, 2013, 12:40:19 PM
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where do you get those usb?
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November 04, 2013, 03:28:18 PM
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where do you get those usb?

Ebay, Amazon but they really dont wirth the cost.
If you want one there is a link: http://www.amazon.com/ASICMiner-Block-Erupter-336MH-Sapphire/dp/B00F7CWKYU/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1383578873&sr=8-1&keywords=bitcoin+miner

But they really dont worth it
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November 04, 2013, 03:50:55 PM
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i started mining with 2 usb asic for about a day, then i had 6 more come so i have 8 in total. over 3 1/2 days i have had about 4-5 hours down time when i had to change hubs and mess about with the setting.
but i have earned the grand sum of $3 about £2  Grin. even though i have used more electric to run them then they have earned i want to buy more  Grin.
does this amount sound about right.
 Grin Grin Grin

you've made $3 now!  Imagine though with the increase in price how much that'll be worth in a year..maybe $6!!

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