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Question: % of Miners that do not pay for their electricity
Pay - 11 (64.7%)
Do Not Pay - 6 (35.3%)
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August 15, 2011, 05:38:19 AM
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Yes, yes I know it's not really "free", but what % of miners are mining without paying for their electricity?

Stand up and be counted. Tell us about your rig(s).





P.S., if your parents are paying for the electricity, it's not "free".
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August 15, 2011, 06:45:05 AM
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Anyone with serious mining GH capacity is going to get tracked down.
Maybe lots of small fish? 
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August 15, 2011, 07:20:55 AM
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Two rigs running 3 5830s (940-ish mhash), looking to purchase one more card at a bargain price.

I live in an ancient apartment building with inclusive power and over 20 units all on one meter... Nice way to slash the price of rent so far.
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August 15, 2011, 12:36:45 PM
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You should have made this a survey.

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August 15, 2011, 05:15:08 PM
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I live in an ancient apartment building with inclusive power and over 20 units all on one meter... Nice way to slash the price of rent so far.

wat.

I wouldn't add any more rigs if I were you - even if it's a 200amp service, that's an average of 10 amps per apartment - ie, good for one small sized breaker. If something in that place catches fire and they gotta spring to have it rewired, there goes your free ride.

So take it easy on that shit.

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August 15, 2011, 05:46:48 PM
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around 16ghash consuming 12kw/h Cheesy

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August 15, 2011, 06:22:41 PM
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I'm running 8x10 rigs on a mhph all of my backbone slots.
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August 15, 2011, 06:29:02 PM
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I live in an ancient apartment building with inclusive power and over 20 units all on one meter... Nice way to slash the price of rent so far.

wat.

I wouldn't add any more rigs if I were you - even if it's a 200amp service, that's an average of 10 amps per apartment - ie, good for one small sized breaker. If something in that place catches fire and they gotta spring to have it rewired, there goes your free ride.

So take it easy on that shit.
I have 200 amps to my house.  I can't imagine they'd put 20 units on just 200 amps.
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August 15, 2011, 07:36:46 PM
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I have 200 amps to my house.  I can't imagine they'd put 20 units on just 200 amps.

That was my point - when we rewired our house, we had two options for meters - 100a, or 200a, which required us to have a thicker cable drawn across the street to the house. Everything through one meter probably means the place is a few big space heaters from burning down.

I'm not an electrician though, I just play one on the internet.

^_^
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August 15, 2011, 07:55:11 PM
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I have 200 amps to my house.  I can't imagine they'd put 20 units on just 200 amps.

That was my point - when we rewired our house, we had two options for meters - 100a, or 200a, which required us to have a thicker cable drawn across the street to the house. Everything through one meter probably means the place is a few big space heaters from burning down.

I'm not an electrician though, I just play one on the internet.
I'm sure they have higher amperage options for multi-family developments though.
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August 16, 2011, 12:22:23 AM
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free
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August 16, 2011, 12:38:20 AM
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Freeeeedom never sounded so sweet....the humming of profits,hehe.

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August 16, 2011, 12:58:47 AM
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even if it's a 200amp service, that's an average of 10 amps per apartment

MDU's have different meters/service feeds vs. single-family dwellings.

Cheers,
Kermee

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August 16, 2011, 02:14:01 AM
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even if it's a 200amp service, that's an average of 10 amps per apartment

MDU's have different meters/service feeds vs. single-family dwellings.

Cheers,
Kermee

Indeed. Though I think some people get understandably jealous over those who get free power and want them to stop taking advantage  Grin
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August 16, 2011, 02:37:30 AM
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I pay for my electricity but for 6 months per year I have to use electricity anyway to heat the place. Mining rigs will replace baseboard heater on the first floor.
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August 18, 2011, 01:36:43 PM
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