For example 7411706-3162860
721: AvalonMiner 721 firmware, 741: AvalonMiner 741 firmware
1706: Release date 2017/6
316286: Git abbreviate.(Git Repo)
0: Release flag, 0: Release version, 1: Debug version
The current list of specifications are on the AvalonMiner 741 Product Page.
For a basic mining setup, you need:
And, here are thorough instructions for setting up this basic mining setup.
We keep a growing list of legal documents here: https://canaan.io/legal
Please watch this video: https://canaan.io/2017/02/22/canaan-avalonminer-741-avalonminer-controller-setup-video/
Currently, Canaan does not sell or provide a power supply unit for orders under 50 units.
The good news is that it’s easy to buy. Here is a recommendation from another FAQ.
Please follow the instructions of this simple setup guide: Upgrade-Guide
We added a Voltage Offset option for users because each AvalonMiner is different with each other because of the inclusion of so many high performance chips. The AvalonMiners are very sensitive with voltage, so the “Voltage Offset” option is used for tweaking the AvalonMiner’s voltage. If the miner works well, we suggest to not change the voltage.
And, the lower voltage offset, the lower power. So if the miner works well with -2, it just means the miner has better health.
DISCLAIMER: Please make sure to first turn off and keep your power supply unplugged.
You do not need to connect the AvalonMiner to any computer motherboard. Instead, the trick that miners use is to cut a paperclip and fold into a “U” shape. Then, insert one end into the green wire and the other end into either black wire on the normal motherboard connector cable. Use electrical tape to tape up the connection safely.
Then, the power supply on and off switch controls the power on or off for your power supply.