Bitcoin Rigs Everything you need to get started on Bitcoin mining! You just received your ASICMiner’s Block Erupter and you’re ready to get it mining for some Bitcoins, bitcoin mining asic miner block erupter usb 330mh sapphire you can’t seem to find the instructions anywhere. After few hours of digging on Bitcoin Talk I was able to get a few Block Erupters mining Bitcoins in no time. These instructions worked for me on Windows 7 while mining with CGminer.
Plug your Block Erupter USB Miner into your computer or USB Hub for Block Erupters if you have multiple Block Erupters. 2,5 watts according to the specs. If you have not installed the the driver for the Block Erupters yet, go ahead and run the driver you downloaded from silabs. If you’re familiar with CGMiner, then you are all set to run your CGMiner. I tested successfully on CGMiner 3.
If your Block Erupters are setup correctly, you should see familiar CGMiner mining screen. In the next few days I will update using different Bitcoin Miners as well as instructions on different OS as I get my hands on them. I am interested to test the rumor that these Block Erupters can operate off Raspberri Pi while achieving close to 400 MHs. The Original Asic Miner, That Started it all! Bitcoin Rigs Everything you need to get started on Bitcoin mining! Sapphire is well available right now but is it worthwhile? What can you expect from this rig?