There was a time when I was really into Bitcoin mining. I had a bunch of GPUs running and it was a fun hobby that surprisingly made me bitcoin cgminer config little money as well. Assemble the Body With Pi. Program the Pi to Mine.

It was a fun experiment but I eventually ran out of time to play around with it, and it was a good time to sell everything, so that is what I did. I kept a few of the small ASIC block erupters. It is a conversation starter. Step 1: Watch the Video! Step 2: Get the Parts! Picture of Get the Parts! You don’t need many parts for this, the Block Erupters could be hard to find.

Step 3: 3D Print the Body! Picture of 3D Print the Body! Pretty easy to print, any settings should work. I was using black filament, so I decided to paint the part that reflects the light, white. Step 5: Assemble the Body With Pi. Picture of Assemble the Body With Pi.

Pi Mounts to the back. I use Torx screws, M2. Plug in the block erupter. Hook up the fan if you are using one.

Step 6: Connect the Wiring. Picture of Connect the Wiring. I am powering everything from a 5V power supply including the Pi. Some people do not recommend this because it bypasses a fuse. You can choose your method of powering. The Neopixels also need 5V, and then connect the data line to GPIO18 of the Pi.

Step 7: Program the Pi to Mine. You will need to get CGMiner working. Here is the method that worked for me, you may require more knowledge in cgminer, lots of documentation online. Step 8: Run the Programs. Picture of Run the Programs.

You need to get CGminer working and running, then run the btclotto. Instructions are inside the program. CGMiner so they both need to be running to have the lights displaying anything. You could find a block, you never know!

Step 10: Support These Projects! Picture of Support These Projects! Get notified the moment a new project comes out! What else can we use?

I am sorry I don’t understand what this but I think I will try to make one but need more details should I have money to buy tickets or what? I guess I’m the only one struggling with this. I think I have the pi mining, but I don’t know where to get the right neopixel for the project. Curious which wallet would best to use to connect your solo. Blockchain seems to change your wallet address on each received transaction.