OBELISK TECH CLIENTS BREATHE A SIA OF EXASPERATION AS BITMAIN RELEASES ANTMINER A3 MINERS

Last night Bitmain announced that a new miner, the Blake2b-mining Antminer A3, is now available for sale. This beats the Obelisk.tech SC1 miner – being designed and manufactured in partnership with the Sia development team – to market by almost four months. While  surprisingly a less efficient miner, Bitmain’s head start will allow them to flood the market […]

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The Digital Group is building Worlds first Solar Powered Mining Farm with Tesla Lithium Battery

The Digital Group Technologies Limited, in partnership with Digital Uiverse, Inc. and several investors, is in the midst of realizing a one-of-its-kind data center. The planned data center would be capable of consuming up to 135 megawatts of power, which will add it to the list of the highest powered data centers in the world. Wind and […]

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How to power the AntMiner S9 with the Bitmain APW3++ at 110v-120v.

The S9 is rated to consume up to 1200-1400 Watts depending on the model (at the wall, with AC/DC 93% efficiency, 25C ambient temp). Depending on the batch of S9 miner, and your electrical setup, it could be 1300 Watts or more at the wall. While the 1600w BITMAIN APW3++ power supply is a great choice for this miner, it only outputs 1600W when operates […]

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Why is bitcoin’s price so high?

Bitcoin’s price has risen stratospherically, a fact that leaves many minor players in the market with massive gains and many bigger players millionaires. But is this a bubble? Are the gains real? And are the bitcoin whales in for a sad Christmas? First we must understand what drives bitcoin price and, in particular, this boom. […]

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As Mainstream Adoption Grows, Bitcoin Can No Longer Be Stopped

The recent rise in Bitcoin’s value has initiated varied reactions from different quarters of the industry. While holders of the cryptocurrency are excited with the extraordinary profit generated from their investment, some merchants are becoming more reluctant to accept Bitcoin because of its high volatility. As Bitcoin’s price (and adoption) soars, more attention is being paid to the […]

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