Bitmian Offers Dual-function Router for DASH and SC Mining
August 6, Bitmain, the world’s undisputed leader in cryptocurrency mining hardware manufacturing just announced on its Twitter that the firm is launching new devices with dual-function of WiFi Router and Crypto Miner.
According to Bitmain’s official Twitter account for Antminer, this mining giant is releasing two kinds of WiFi routers that are capable for cryptocurrency mining. The AntRouters, named R3-DASH and R3-SIA, are designed to mine dash (DASH) and siacoin (SC).
These mining devices are new mining models from Bitmain’s R3 series. Buyers could purchase these WiFi routers with bitcoin (BTC), bitcoin cash (BCH) and litecoin (LTC). The first batch has a special prices of US$58. The ordered mining routers will be shipped within 10 working days after the full payment has been received.
Once connected to the internet, the router will start mining counterpart cryptocurrency in Bitmain’s Antpool while users may surfing on the internet. Users also need to set up their personal Bitmain account while they purchase the devices in order to check the mining status.
Bitmian notes, the AntRouter R3-DASH has been designed and tested to mine DASH only. It can also be used to mine other X11 coins but the performance or efficiency cannot be guaranteed.
The other one, AntRouter R3-SIA has been designed and tested to mine SC only. It can be used to mine other blake(2b) coins as well, however, the same to R3-DASH, the performance or efficiency cannot be guaranteed when the device used to mine blake(2b) coins other than SC.
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With fierce comprtition in the mining industry, miner manufactures vie to launch their brand new mining devices. For instance, Canaan Creative, Bitmain’s top rival, has released a TV set with built-in bitcoin mining chips and a 30T miner on July 31. Latecomers in this field like Shenma, Bitfily and Innosilicon are also sprinting up rapidly. Bitmain feels pressure when its rivals adopt advance process and is trying hard to further distancing itself form the others.