A Brief Overiview of Antpool in 2020
Antpool is established in 2014 by Bitmain Technology LTD, China. Like F2Pool, NiceHash, MinerGate, and Slushpool, Antpool is also a cryptocurrency mining pool that organizes a network of crypto miners that have shared their hashing power to a common goal to find a new block. The Antpool allocate tasks to miners, observe respective contributions, and share the rewards according to predefined rules.
Antpool mining pool has significantly contributed to the field of cryptocurrency mining by offering various features that make it one of the leading mining pools.
Some of the key features of the Antpool are,
1. The company offers support for a range of pooling techniques.
2. It claims to offer two payment methods real-time data mining support, transparent earning, and daily payout.
3. Mobile-Friendly interface
4. Safe and secure from hacking perspectives.
5. Prompt notice services via App, mail, WeChat, and SMS.
6. Technical support and 24/7 mining nodes services around the world.
Some of the frequently asked questions about Antpool are as follow,
What is Antpool mining?
Antpool is a mining pool located in China and developed by the BitMain. The Antpool mines approximately 11% of the total blocks. (Mar 12, 2020)
How do you use Antpool?
The following steps are necessary in order to use Antpool,
The User should click on the image in the top right corner and then Log in.
user should enter his/her account credentials.
A dialog box will appear, choose the miner’s name prefix.
The user should enter the background and insert the Antminer ID, and a dialog box will pop-up in order to authenticate.
How often does Antpool payout?
The Antpool automatically pays every 24 hours, if the user earning reach the default threshold level of 0.05 BTC. However, users can change the threshold level accordingly. If users want to be paid more frequently, please set your least payment threshold to the lower accordingly (Mar 22, 2018)
Is Antpool legit?
The Antpool platform is absolutely trustworthy, safe, and secure.
Where is Antpool located?
Antpool is a mining pool located in China.
How do I connect my Antminer s9 to my computer?
The users should connect PSU/s to the S9 through PCIe wire connections on his/her PSU. The user should then connect an ethernet cable to the miner. The user should turn on PSU and the miner will be power up. Furthermore, the user should connect his/her computer or mobile device to the same network as of the miner.
Is AntMiner s9 still profitable?
It’s been predicted that ASICS will no longer remain a profitable business for the owners. According to Genesis Mining CEO Marco Streng, the Antminer S9 has surpassed its productivity threshold, and “a huge number of miners are running on a margin of profit”.
How much Bitcoin can an Antminer s9 mine?
The Antminer S9 remained as one of the most powerful miners in the market. Based on the Antminer s9 hash rate of 12.93TH/s -+ 7%, it can mine approximately 0.5 Bitcoins every month. (Apr 12, 2019)
Can Antminer s9 mine other coins?
Since miners are samples of application-specific integrated circuits (ASIC) and their real job is to solve the double SHA-256 algorithms. This points to the fact that any coin that utilizes the double SHA-256 algorithm, an Antminer S9 should mine it.
How much does it cost to run a Bitcoin miner?
In a new report, the crypto-based research firm TradeBlock estimated that the average cost to mine a single bitcoin (BTC) could jump to $12,525 after the halving, that happened in May. Feb 14, 2020