A Beginner’s Guide to Mining Siacoin with Bitmain Antminer A3

Have you just received your Bitmain Antminer A3 and you can’t figure out how to connect to a mining pool?

Well here is your guide to setting up your Bitmain Antminer A3 to start mining.

Just connect to your Antminer by typing in your local network IP address (example ) You can use Angry IP Scanner and locate your Antminer IP.

Once you login to your Antminer A3, (Password is root / root) all you need to do is enter the following information into the three pools: (See picture below)


enter your wallet id here

password is 123

Second Pool:


Third Pool:


See Screenshot below:


After a couple minutes (once the A3 Miner reboots, your Miner Status should read as follows:

Once you’ve started mining, you can check your stats by entering your Siacoin address at the link below:



Results after 12 hours:

I will update each day the changes in SIACOIN mining profitability and difficulty.