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How to Make Gridseed Blade Mining Rig! [Pre-Built CGMiner]

howto-make-gridseed-blade-mining-rig-1 For this month’s Rig of the Month, check out the latest ASIC Scrypt miner, Gridseed Blade Mining Rig!

Based on 80 Gridseed chips, Gridseed Blades are ASIC Scrypt miners capable of 5.6Mh/s at only 100 watts of power.  These currently (as of April 30th 2014) cost around $1500-1600 with ROI of around 6 months at $15/day. (You can use CoinWarz.com to see profit at the moment.)

In other words, these are the best rigs to use to mine Scrypt coins such as Litecoins and Dogecoins “right now”.  My graphic card rigs a

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How to Make Stackable Tower Gridseed Rig with Raspberry Pi! [Pre-built CGminer]

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For those of you who are thinking about making your own Gridseed rig for Scrypt mining (for Litecoin, Dogecoin, etc…etc…), you may want to make them into stackable “towers”.

Initially, I’ve built my Gridseed rig using a standard motherboard and Ubuntu linux with a custom frame but I realize this is very time-consuming and tedious.  Besides that, when you have multiple Gridseeds running at the same time, the fans on them get pretty loud.  It was loud enough where the bass

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How to Import Private Keys to Desktop Litecoin/Dogecoin Wallet!

If you accidentally used your Android wallet app such as Litecoin wallet app or Dogecoin wallet for P2P/Solo mining, you may end up in a nasty situation where your wallet app freezes and refuses to give you any money. (Oh No Much Lost!)

Well, there’s a simple way to import the private keys to your computer Litecoin/Dogecoin wallet.

First, find your backup keys from your wallet app then copy the file to your Linux/Mac. You will need Linux or Mac to decrypt your keys.

Open terminal and type: openssl enc -d -aes-256-cbc -a -in this.key Replace “this.key”

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How to Make DIY Wooden Frame for Litecoin/Dogecoin Rig!

howto-make-litecoin-rig-frame-out-of-wood-4 Well, it’s been a very long time since my last post but I am back, better than ever!

I took a 3-week trip to South Korea in January to see my parents and during that time I couldn’t wait to build rigs again.  But during that 3-week off, I did a whole lot of research on how to make even more efficient litecoin rigs than using milk crates.

First, I considered using square aluminum tubing, which some of the miners are using but the cost of using aluminum was a bit too much (near $50 range) and also aluminum conducts electricity, not really the best choice.

The

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How to Build Crate Litecoin Rig with 5 or 6 Graphic Cards!

howto-make-crate-litecoin-rig-43 To maximize your Litecoin rig and also to get the most out of your dollar (bang for your dollar), you will want to build your Litecoin rig out of something like a milk crate and put as many graphic cards on it.

The maximum number of graphic cards you can put on a motherboard currently is around 6 so you don’t have to build 2 machines when you can do it with one.

In this step-by-step tutorial, I will show you how to make such a crate-based Litecoin rig out of a milk crate with 5 graphic cards.  (You can also put 6 graphic cards, depending on what graphic cards you use.)

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How to Install Ubuntu and Optimize CGMiner for Litecoin Mining Rig!

howto-setup-ubuntu-litecoin-rig-1 For those of you who want to run your mining rig efficiently, you may want to think about using a Linux OS instead of Windows.  Linux OS offers more stable and efficient management of your new Litecoin mining rig.

UPDATE: I have a new USB Flash drive image you can download and flash, which has everything on this page, so go here.

There’s several advantages to using Linux over Windows:

Linux offers stability of syste

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How to Build a 2.6Mh/s Litecoin Mining Rig! [Gaming PC Edition]

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For those of you who want to build a Litecoin Mining Rig and also double its usage as a gaming PC, here’s a step-by-step tutorial that anyone can follow to build their own Litecoin mining rig.  Of course, this tutorial is for total noobs/beginners who have never built a PC before.

Now, let me tell you up-front, using a PC Case isn’t the best way to cool your graphic cards, but I personally wanted to build a Litecoin mining rig that was enclosed in a case first.  There can be many reasons for this such as aesthetics (you probably don’t want to have exposed

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