Friday Post: Dogecoin USB Miner

Hey All,

This is the first Valentine’s day I am celebrating with K as husband and wife.  I am very lucky to have her, and knowing that she is reading this, I just want to say that you are my person and I love you very much!

PiMAME is coming together.  I am psyched to have a full weekend to just spend working on it.

The era of cpu/gpu mining scrypt based alt coins may be ending soon.  The first scrypt capable ASICs are hitting the market.  I recently purchased the DualMiner USB BTC/LTC miner.  Even though it says litecoin, it can mine any scrypt coin, which is what Dogecoin is based on.

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It was $113 shipped from California, and performs 70khs at around 3 watts.  My r9 270 produced 350khs at ~150 watts and cost $200, and my Core i5 Haswell produced 79khs, cost $199, and uses ~100 watts.

I’m excited and nervous about the next generation of ASIC miners.

Have a good weekend all!


8 thoughts on “Friday Post: Dogecoin USB Miner

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  2. So will I be able to hook up a USB hub to a PI and run a couple of the DualMiner USB BTC/LTC miners? I would like to play in the BitCoin LiteCoin any kind of coin world just looking for a start.

  3. Are you happy with the production you are receiving from this miner? Have you joined a guild or are you mining on your own? I am considering getting into mining dogecoin but most of what I read says it isn’t worth it if you try to do it on your own.

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