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March 04, 2014, 04:00:53 PM
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UPDATE: Oct 5. This is our official shipping address. When trying to get shipping quotes use this address:

9163158 Canada Inc   
341 Hamilton River Road
Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, A0P1C0

UPDATE Sept 02: We now have a modest web presence at: http://www.cryptoboreas.com

My story:

Hi everyone.

I - like probably many of you - have ran out of room to expand my mining farm at home, so I set it upon myself a while back to begin looking for some commercial space where I can build a modest miner hosting facility. In order to offset some of my costs and offer a valuable service to the cryptocoin community I thought I'd offer miner hosting services. It turned out that I maxed out that facility's capacity with just my miners so I never got around to hosting for anyone else. I've been mining at this facility for 5 months but eventually I was forced to look for a new location as the landlord wanted to rent a good chunk of the facility to a traditional retail client. Also I must admit the exchange rate really hurt me as all my expenses had to be paid in fiat. As a result I figured I'd sell a good chunk of my miners while I look for an alternative. Luckily for me the person that bought my miners had a facility in place already and is an avid miner much like myself. So I made a new bitcoin friend and eventually I moved some of my gear to his new Montreal data center. With time we became closer friends and I've grown into a sort of quasi business partner for him. I am technically now the face of the hosting operation.

Your miners will be managed by both me and my friend, but since he is located much close to the data center he will be the one setting your miners up and doing some of the mundane maintenance required.

Internet connectivity:

Internet connection is redundant.

Cooling:

Cooling is air based. The climate in our Labrador data center is very well suited for what we do - it gets cold there and remains cold nearly year-round. Summers are also very mild with only a few days of ~29-30C Temps.

Hosting Fees:

All prices are in CAD (Canadian Dollars) and are based on 1 Kw/month (ie 1000 watts continuously per month). All non month-to-month terms are pre-paid.

1 Month             $75

3 Month             $70

6 Month             $65  

TBD = to be determined

*priced updated Sept 02, 2015*

Accepted payment methods: BTC, CAD (in the form of Interac e-mail money transfer, wire-payment, direct bank deposit)

If you pay in BTC it will be based on the btc/cad exchange rate at the time the bill is issued. CAD is preferred as all expenses are paid in CAD and you as a miner likely want to keep your btc as well.

Setup Fee:

We do not charge any setup fees.

Power supply for the miner can be either provided by you or you can rent one for an additional $4 a month.

Monitoring and maintenance:

It's included in the monthly fee. Later on we may setup some sort of VPN or remote desktop access.
If you have sufficient gear with us you can have your own subnet on our LAN and you can put your own pc/laptop/server/etc on the LAN and remote into it so you can manage your miners that way.

Security:

Location is securely locked. More advanced security system is planned. IPTV security system will be setup.

Location:

The precise location is kept private for obvious reasons. What we can disclose is that we are located in the Canadian province of Labrador.

International Clients:

Yes we do accept international clients. Our hosting is ideal for US clients specifically as they are geographically close by and shipping will be cheaper for them as well as compared to EU or other countries. Also the USD/CAD exchange rate is favorable.

How to sign up:

If you are interested in hosting with us you can either PM us here, or you can use the contact us form on our website (http://www.cryptoboreas.com)

We look forward to serving your mining needs!

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March 04, 2014, 06:21:10 PM
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Your rates are WAY to high, it costs under $1 a day to run an antminer.
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March 04, 2014, 11:37:21 PM
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Your rates are WAY to high, it costs under $1 a day to run an antminer.

I think you thinking of just the power costs alone. As for the total cost I took what some of the other hosters are charging and undercut them by a bit. I may lower the price still. If you look at a popular hosting offer by sushi-review (reseller of antminers) he asks 0.50 btc for two months hosting which at today's average is $166 a month.

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Just an update. I have found another spot that is suitable. The one I choose all depends on whether anyone else wants me to host their miners as well. If not then I will go at it on my own. We can get up to 3000 square feet if needed.




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March 09, 2014, 01:08:17 AM
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As for the location, can you at least give us a province? That would be nice to know and I'm sure wouldn't really compromise the security of the location at all.
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If you're interested, we could refer potential clients to one another... I can send you Canadian referrals and you could pass me US referrals?




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March 09, 2014, 03:56:19 AM
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As for the location, can you at least give us a province? That would be nice to know and I'm sure wouldn't really compromise the security of the location at all.

The facility is located in Ontario. I will update the first post as well.

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If you're interested, we could refer potential clients to one another... I can send you Canadian referrals and you could pass me US referrals?



That's a good idea. I'd be glad to do that.

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March 09, 2014, 04:14:10 AM
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I lowered prices for both Antminers and Jupiter units (regardless if they're Oct or Nov batch). I'll likely lower it yet again once I figure how how much it will cost to insure the gear and of course factor that into the monthly price.


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I am curious and I do not understand much about it. But...

I googled Antminer S1, and got it has 180 Gh/s. I went down and checked how much it could do daily with BTC, and got today is around $14 USD.

Considering the BTC difficulty and others alternatives SHA-256 coins, isnt almost sure you could make more than 90 CND a month with one of those? So, why rent?

When you will start running it? If it takes like 2 months for you to build, than the BTC difficulty will be higher and these calculation does not fit into my considerations.
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I am curious and I do not understand much about it. But...

I googled Antminer S1, and got it has 180 Gh/s. I went down and checked how much it could do daily with BTC, and got today is around $14 USD.

Considering the BTC difficulty and others alternatives SHA-256 coins, isnt almost sure you could make more than 90 CND a month with one of those? So, why rent?

When you will start running it? If it takes like 2 months for you to build, than the BTC difficulty will be higher and these calculation does not fit into my considerations.

Like I said I will likely lower the price even more. But an antminer should make $442 a month at the current difficulty. Naturally the kind of people that will be hosting them are those that have quite a few. I'm also thinking of offering volume discounts as well. It would make sense.

I anticipate I can get a ready to use facility in 2 to 3 weeks max.


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March 10, 2014, 02:54:26 AM
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When are you looking at taking orders?
The rates are not bad considering the exchange rate as well.

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When are you looking at taking orders?
The rates are not bad considering the exchange rate as well.


I could likely start taking orders in a week and a half. If I know there is definite interest I can do my best to speed up the process. You looking to host just antminers?

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I am thinking of it.  I have to save up for it though.
I also sent you a PM.   Smiley

When are you looking at taking orders?
The rates are not bad considering the exchange rate as well.


I could likely start taking orders in a week and a half. If I know there is definite interest I can do my best to speed up the process. You looking to host just antminers?

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I am thinking of it.  I have to save up for it though.
I also sent you a PM.   Smiley

When are you looking at taking orders?
The rates are not bad considering the exchange rate as well.


I could likely start taking orders in a week and a half. If I know there is definite interest I can do my best to speed up the process. You looking to host just antminers?

Got your PM and replied.

At the moment a brand new Antminer is 1.11 BTC, but they may lower their prices in the coming weeks. You could perhaps find a good deal on a second-hand antminers either here on the forum or ebay and other classifieds sites.


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Thanks.
I have been keeping a close eye on the sales.
In fact today I listed my Avalon that is running at 83 gh/s on ebay to try and get the money for an S1.
I hate that I have to list it so high there but the dam ebay fees are crazy.
Hopefully someone gets it though.


I am thinking of it.  I have to save up for it though.
I also sent you a PM.   Smiley

When are you looking at taking orders?
The rates are not bad considering the exchange rate as well.


I could likely start taking orders in a week and a half. If I know there is definite interest I can do my best to speed up the process. You looking to host just antminers?

Got your PM and replied.

At the moment a brand new Antminer is 1.11 BTC, but they may lower their prices in the coming weeks. You could perhaps find a good deal on a second-hand antminers either here on the forum or ebay and other classifieds sites.



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Yeah, I avoid ebay for selling now. The only positive thing about ebay is that it seems buyers are willing to pay more, but of course there are downside risks - like fraud or refund.

Good luck with the sale!


Thanks.
I have been keeping a close eye on the sales.
In fact today I listed my Avalon that is running at 83 gh/s on ebay to try and get the money for an S1.
I hate that I have to list it so high there but the dam ebay fees are crazy.
Hopefully someone gets it though.


I am thinking of it.  I have to save up for it though.
I also sent you a PM.   Smiley

When are you looking at taking orders?
The rates are not bad considering the exchange rate as well.


I could likely start taking orders in a week and a half. If I know there is definite interest I can do my best to speed up the process. You looking to host just antminers?

Got your PM and replied.

At the moment a brand new Antminer is 1.11 BTC, but they may lower their prices in the coming weeks. You could perhaps find a good deal on a second-hand antminers either here on the forum or ebay and other classifieds sites.



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I have been selling stuff on there for a while but not anything expensive.  My wife on the other hand has a small store on there and she has had great luck.
This one has me nervous as if I get scammed I lose not only the money but the BTC it generates.
Nerve racking.
You are right too people there pay alot more for stuff.  Here is would only sell for maybe tops $300 on there it will be $600 to $700.  One went just a couple weeks ago for $1000.
I guess on there it is about convenience too.
http://www.ebay.com/itm/141217187115?ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1555.l2649

Crazy thing is that it is reporting 86 gh/s on BTCGuild right now for the last 6 hrs.  It is a beast for sure that just runs and runs.

Thanks for the luck I need it.


Yeah, I avoid ebay for selling now. The only positive thing about ebay is that it seems buyers are willing to pay more, but of course there are downside risks - like fraud or refund.

Good luck with the sale!


Thanks.
I have been keeping a close eye on the sales.
In fact today I listed my Avalon that is running at 83 gh/s on ebay to try and get the money for an S1.
I hate that I have to list it so high there but the dam ebay fees are crazy.
Hopefully someone gets it though.


I am thinking of it.  I have to save up for it though.
I also sent you a PM.   Smiley

When are you looking at taking orders?
The rates are not bad considering the exchange rate as well.


I could likely start taking orders in a week and a half. If I know there is definite interest I can do my best to speed up the process. You looking to host just antminers?

Got your PM and replied.

At the moment a brand new Antminer is 1.11 BTC, but they may lower their prices in the coming weeks. You could perhaps find a good deal on a second-hand antminers either here on the forum or ebay and other classifieds sites.



Genesis Mining | BTer Exchange
Bitcoin India |
5% Off Use ManeBjorn at checkout- HolyBitcoin
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March 10, 2014, 05:43:36 AM
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I think the buyers on ebay just don't know how to value miners. Some would use not so kind words to describe them, but I shall refrain. But I think you are also right about the convenience part, and to that I would add that the buyer protection offered by paypal is an important factor as well. So although they may be paying more for the hardware there is less of a risk involved as compared to buying the gear from some random dude on the forum. Pros and Cons as with anything.

I agree, the Avalon miners are true heavy beasts of mining burden. Since you have a batch 2 or 3 avalon with first gen chips I think you are making a good decision to sell it. You can cut power consumption in half and double the hashing power by replacing your avalon with an Antminer.



I have been selling stuff on there for a while but not anything expensive.  My wife on the other hand has a small store on there and she has had great luck.
This one has me nervous as if I get scammed I lose not only the money but the BTC it generates.
Nerve racking.
You are right too people there pay alot more for stuff.  Here is would only sell for maybe tops $300 on there it will be $600 to $700.  One went just a couple weeks ago for $1000.
I guess on there it is about convenience too.
http://www.ebay.com/itm/141217187115?ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1555.l2649

Crazy thing is that it is reporting 86 gh/s on BTCGuild right now for the last 6 hrs.  It is a beast for sure that just runs and runs.

Thanks for the luck I need it.




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