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Crypto Coin Mining with TV boxes!

Discussion in 'Off Topic Chat' started by Finless, Feb 24, 2018.

  1. Finless

    Finless Member Dev Group

    Who is interested in learning how to mine Crypto Currency using your little TV boxes or MINI-PC's?
    I have spent some time now learning how to do it. MIND YOU it is nothing serious. In this day and age you need to spend serious bucks to mind Crypto for a profit.

    BUT.... Had you owned 2 bit coin in 2010 imagine what you would have now?
    So, while these TV boxes are not profitable to make money today.... YOU CAN mine coin and own it. If the price goes up like Bitcoin did... PROFIT!

    So this is for people wanting to know how and put some crypto coin in a wallet to hold onto... FUN and a hobby...

    So who is interested?

    Bob
     
  2. Bono87

    Bono87 New Member

  3. krash

    krash New Member

    Perhaps, as long as its not like pounding sand
     
  4. minyalot_sa

    minyalot_sa New Member

    Now days its possible to use such devices for mining! Just like webchain.network - it doesn’t require any particularly specialized hardware. As long as the device has a processor, it will count on the unused CPU resources to deploy the web miner.
     
  5. skynet

    skynet Moderator Moderator

    Mining requires lot of power to win something. Good miners use big GFX cards (Nvidia 1080 and last AMD) and specialized hardwares.
    Not sure a small arm cpu will let you win something, considering the power consumed.
     
  6. Finless

    Finless Member Dev Group

    You can mine with the boxes in a pool. But it does not make much. What these boxes is really good for is running and monitoring ASIC miners via USB, Ethernet, or Wifi.
    I am doing it now as we speak. I also am running about 6 older Android boxes all mining. All together they are pulling about 100 mega hashes mining Monero on a pool. They make about 4 bucks a month. Not much but for a hobby and learning they do the job. But again these are great for running ASIC miners!

    Bob