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How to mine XXX coin?

How to mine Zclassic (ZCL)?

Below, we list a few examples to get you mining Zclassic with miniZ.

You should check each pool page since the pool may define more than one server and port number.

  • LuckPool: https://luckpool.net/zclassic/
    miniZ.exe --url=YourWallet.Worker@eu.luckpool.net:3557 --pers ZcashPoW --extra
  • Zpool: https://zpool.ca/ Check the pool site for their advanced mining options.
    To mine ZCL and get paid in ZCL:
    miniZ.exe --url=YourWallet.Worker@equihash192.eu.mine.zpool.ca:2192 --log -p c=ZCL,zap=ZCL --smart-pers
    To mine ZCL and get paid in BTC:
    miniZ.exe --url=Your_BTC_Wallet.Worker@equihash192.eu.mine.zpool.ca:2192 -p c=BTC,zap=ZCL --smart-pers
  • ALTpool: http://solo-zcl.altpool.pro/
    miniZ.exe --url=YourWallet.Worker@solo-zcl.altpool.pro:4044 --pers ZcashPoW --extra
  • 2miners: https://zcl.2miners.com/en
    miniZ.exe --url=YourWallet.Worker@zcl.2miners.com:2020 --pers ZcashPoW --extra

Normally, you do not need to write --pers ZcashPoW or --par=192,7. However, this depends on the pool, and miniZ version.

For more information about miniZ command line arguments, please refer to Usage page.

Happy ZCL mining!


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How to mine Grimm (GRIMM)?

Below, we list a few examples to get you mining Grimm with miniZ.

You should check each pool page since the pool may define more than one server and port number.

From v1.5p it should not be necessary to add --par=150,5and --pers=GrimmPOW to your command line. However, this may depend on the pool.

For more information about miniZ command line arguments, please refer to Usage page.

Happy GRIMM mining!


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How to mine Arrow (ARW)?

Below, we list a few examples to get you mining Arrow with miniZ.

You should check each pool page since the pool may define more than one server and port number.

From v1.5p it should not be necessary to add --par=192,7 and --pers=ArrowPoW to your command line. However, this may depend on the pool. 

Also, be aware that some pools do not support --pers=auto, in this case it is better to not specify --pers at all or use --smart-pers

For more information about miniZ command line arguments, please refer to Usage page.

Happy ARW mining!


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How to mine Ycash (YEC)?

Below, we list a few examples to get you mining Ycash with miniZ.

You should check each pool page since the pool may define more than one server and port number.

From v1.5p it should not be necessary to add --par=192,7 and --pers=ZcashPoW to your command line. However, this may depend on the pool.

Also, be aware that some pools do not support --pers=auto, in this case it is better to not specify --pers at all or use --smart-pers.

For more information about miniZ command line arguments, please refer to Usage page.

Happy YEC mining!

 


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How to mine Aion (AION)?

Below, we list a few examples to get you mining Aion with miniZ.

You should check each pool page since the pool may define more than one server and port number.

Normally, you do not need to write --pers AION0PoW. However, this depends on the pool.

For more information about miniZ command line arguments, please refer to Usage page.

Happy AION mining!


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How to mine Beam (BEAM)?

Beam underwent its first hard fork – @ block 321 321 (15th august 2019). More info here

Check here block height: https://explorer.beam.mw/

miniZ has released a new version v1.5p that supports 150,5,3 – BeamHashII. You will need to update miniZ to get ready to mine BEAM! 🙂

Note that the following pools/servers/port numbers may change. This information will be updated/confirmed, as soon as we have more information.

 

Below, we list a few examples to get you mining Beam with miniZ.

You should check each pool page since the pool may define more than one server and port number.

Normally, you do not need to write --pers Beam-PoW. However, this depends on the pool.

For more information about miniZ command line arguments, please refer to Usage page.

Happy BEAM mining!


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How to mine BitcoinZ (BTCZ)?

Below, we list a few examples to get you mining BitcoinZ (BTCZ) with miniZ.

You should also check each pool page, since the pool may define more than one server or port number. 

  • Equipool: https://equipool.1ds.us
    miniZ.exe --url=YourWallet.Worker@mine-btcz-euro.equipool.1ds.us:50063 --log --extra
  • 2minershttps://btcz.2miners.com
    miniZ.exe --url=YourWallet.worker@btcz.2miners.com:2020 --log --extra
  • Icemining: https://icemining.ca
    miniZ.exe --url=YourWallet.Worker@stratum.icemining.ca:3870 --pers=BitcoinZ --log --extra

Normally, you do not need to add --pers=BitcoinZ to your command line. However, this may depend on the pool.

Also, be aware that some pools do not support --pers=auto, in this case it is better to not specify --pers at all or use --smart-pers.

For more information about the various command line arguments, please refer to Usage page.

Happy BTCZ mining!


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How to mine ZelCash (ZEL)? – ZelHash (125,4)

ZelCash underwent a network upgrade – Kamiooka – @ block 372 500 (july 2019). More info here

miniZ version v1.4o or later supports 125,4 – ZelHash. With version v1.4o you need to add --par=125,4 to your command line, this should not be necessary from v1.5p on.

Below, we list a few examples to get you mining ZelCash with miniZ.

You should check each pool page since the pool may define more than one server and port number.

Normally, you do not need to write --pers ZelProof. However, this depends on the pool.

For more information about miniZ command line arguments, please refer to Usage page.

Happy ZEL mining!


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How to mine SnowGem (XSG)?

Below, we list a few examples to get you mining SnowGem (XSG) with miniZ.

You should check each pool page since the pool may define more than one server or port number.

Normally, you do not need to write --pers sngemPoW. However, this may not be implemented in all versions, especially older ones.

For more information about miniZ command line arguments, please refer to Usage page.

Happy XSG mining!


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How to mine ANONymous (ANON)?

Here is a list of a few examples to get you mining ANON with miniZ.

You should also check each pool page since more than one server and port number may have been defined.

  • Equipool: https://equipool.1ds.us
    miniZ.exe --url YourWallet.Worker@mine-anon-na.equipool.1ds.us:50141 --pers AnonyPoW --log --extra
  • Altpool.pro: https://anon.altpool.pro/
    miniZ.exe --url YourWallet.Worker@anon.altpool.pro:2666 --pers AnonyPoW --log --extra

Normally you do not need the   --pers AnonyPoW. However, this may not be implemented in all versions, especially older ones.

For more information about the various command line arguments, please refer to Usage page.

Happy ANON mining!


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How to mine Bithereum (BTH)?

Here is a list of a few examples to get you mining BTH with miniZ.

You should also check each pool page, since the pool can define more than one server or port number.

  • Bithereum.network: http://pool.bithereum.network
    miner.exe --url YourWallet.Worker@pool.bithereum.network:3857 --pers BethdPoW --log --extra
  • Altpool.pro: http://bth.altpool.pro
    miner.exe --url YourWallet.Worker@bth.altpool.pro:2384 --pers BethdPoW --log --extra
  • Altpool.pro [solo]: http://solo-bth.altpool.pro
    miner.exe --url YourWallet.Worker@solo-bth.altpool.pro:2386 --pers BethdPoW --log --extra

Normally, you do not need to write --pers BethdPoW. However, this may not be implemented in all versions, especially older ones.

For more information about the various command line arguments, please refer to Usage page.

Happy BTH mining!


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How to mine BZEdge (BZE)?

This is list a few examples to get you mining BZEdge with miniZ.

You should also check each pool page, since the pool can define more than one server or port number. 

    • GetBZE.com: https://pool.getbze.com/
      miniZ.exe --url YourWallet.Worker@eu.pool.getbze.com:1032 --pers BZEZhash --log --extra
    • Equihub.prohttps://bzedge.equihub.pro
      miniZ.exe --url YourWallet.Worker@eu1.equihub.pro:5032 --pers BZEZhash --log --extra
    • BZEdge.mining.me: http://bzedge.mining.me.uk
      miniZ.exe --url YourWallet.Worker@bzedge.mining.me.uk:3038 --pers BZEZhash --log --extra

Normally, you do not need to write --pers BZEZhash. However, this may not be implemented in all versions, especially older ones.

For more information about other miniZ command line arguments, please refer to Usage page.

Happy BZE mining!


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How to mine Bitcoin Gold (BTG)?

BTG mining on Windows: step-by-step

Below, we list a few examples to get you mining Bitcoin Gold with miniZ.

You should check each pool page, since the pool may define more than one server or port number.

  • Suprnova.cchttps://btg.suprnova.cc
    miniZ.exe --url=YourUsername.Worker@btg.suprnova.cc:8866 --log --extra
    Using SSL port connection
    miniZ.exe --url=ssl://YourUsername.Worker@btg.suprnova.cc:8817 --log --extra
  • MiningPoolHub.com: https://bitcoin-gold.miningpoolhub.com
    miniZ.exe --url=YourUsername.Worker@europe.equihash-hub.miningpoolhub.com:20595 --log --extra
  • 2miners.comhttps://btg.2miners.com
    miniZ.exe --url=YourWallet.worker@btg.2miners.com:4040 --log --extra
  • ZHash.pro: https://btg.zhash.pro
    miniZ.exe --url=YourWallet.Worker@eu1.zhash.pro:5057 --log --extra
  • Icemining: https://icemining.ca
    miniZ.exe --url=YourWallet.Worker@stratum.icemining.ca:3857 --log --extra
  • Coinblockers.com: https://btg.coinblockers.com
    miniZ.exe --url=YourWallet.Worker@btg-eu.coinblockers.com:5555 --log --extra
  • Solopool.org: https://btg.solopool.org
    miniZ.exe --url=YourWallet.Worker@s4.solopool.org:8010 --log --extra
  • pool.gold: http://pool.gold
    miniZ.exe --url=YourWallet.Worker@eu.pool.gold:3050 --log --extra
  • ALTpool.pro: https://btgpool.pro
    miniZ.exe --url=YourWallet.Worker@eu.btgpool.pro:3857 --log --extra

Normally, you do not need to write --pers=BgoldPoW because this is the default personalisation string. However, this may depend on the pool.

Also, be aware that some pools do not support --pers=auto, in this case it is better to not specify --pers at all or use --smart-pers.

For more information about miniZ command line arguments, please refer to Usage page.

Happy BTG mining!


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How to mine SafeCoin (SAFE)?

Below, we list a few examples to get you mining SafeCoin with miniZ.

You should check each pool page since the pool may define more than one server and port number.

Normally, you do not need to write --par=192,7, or --pers Safecoin. However, this depends on the pool.

For more information about miniZ command line arguments, please refer to Usage page.

Happy SAFE mining!


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How to mine Zero (ZER)?

Below, we list a few examples to get you mining Zero with miniZ.

You should check each pool page since the pool may define more than one server and port number.

  • Suprnova.cc: https://zero.suprnova.cc
    miniZ.exe --url YourUser.Worker@zero.suprnova.cc:6568 --extra
  • Equipool: https://equipool.1ds.us
    miniZ.exe --url YourWallet.Worker@mine-zer-euro.equipool.1ds.us:50021 --log --extra
  • Zergpool.com: http://zergpool.com/ Check the pool site for their advanced mining options. 
    To mine ZER and get paid in ZER:
    miniZ.exe --url YourWallet.Worker@equihash192.mine.zergpool.com:2144 -p c=ZER,mc=ZER
    To mine ZER and get paid in BTC:
    miniZ.exe --url Your_BTC_Wallet.Worker@equihash192.mine.zergpool.com:2144 -p c=BTC,mc=ZER

Normally, you do not need to write --pers ZERO_PoW or --par=192,7. However, this feature may not be implemented in all versions, especially older ones.

For more information about miniZ command line arguments, please refer to Usage page.

Happy ZER mining!


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How to mine Genesis (GENX)?

Below, we list a few examples to get you mining Genesis (GENX) with miniZ.

You should check each pool page since the pool may define more than one server and port number.

  • Suprnova.cchttps://genx.suprnova.cc
    miniZ.exe --url YourUsername.Worker@genx.suprnova.cc:9983 --log --extra
  • Equipool: https://equipool.1ds.us
    miniZ.exe --url YourWallet.Worker@mine-genx-euro.equipool.1ds.us:50131 --log --extra
  • Zergpool.com: http://zergpool.com/ Check the pool site for their advanced mining options. 
    To mine GENX and get paid in GENX:
    miniZ.exe --url YourWallet.Worker@equihash192.mine.zergpool.com:2144 -p c=GENX,mc=GENX
    To mine GENX and get paid in BTC:
    miniZ.exe --url Your_BTC_Wallet.Worker@equihash192.mine.zergpool.com:2144 -p c=BTC,mc=GENX
  • Pool.Baikalmine.com: http://pool.baikalmine.com/en/genx/
    miniZ.exe --url YourWallet.Worker@genx.baikalmine.com:1010 --extra

Normally, you do not need to write --pers GENX_PoW or --par=192,7. However, this depends on the pool.

For more information about miniZ command line arguments, please refer to Usage page.

Happy GENX mining!


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How to mine MinexCoin (MNX)?

Below, we list of examples to help you get off to a smooth start with miniZ.

Because these are just a few examples, you should check each pool page since more than one server and port number may have been defined.

  • Minexpool.euhttps://minexpool.eu
    miniZ.exe --url YourWallet.Worker@eu.minexpool.nl:3333 --extra
  • Forgetop.com: https://mnx.forgetop.com
    miniZ.exe --url YourWallet.Worker@mnx-eu.forgetop.com:5052 --extra
  • Suprnova.cc: https://mnx.suprnova.cc
    miniZ.exe --url YourUser.Worker@mnx.suprnova.cc:7077 --extra
  • MiningFool.com: https://mnx.miningfool.com
    miniZ.exe --url YourWallet.Worker@mnx.miningfool.com:9933 --extra
  • Solopool.org: https://mnx.solopool.org
    miniZ.exe --par=96,5 --url YourWallet.Worker@s4.solopool.org:8002 --extra
  • Zergpool.com: http://zergpool.com/ Check the pool site for their advanced mining options. 
    To mine MNX and get paid in MNX:
    miniZ.exe --url YourWallet.Worker@equihash96.mine.zergpool.com:2148 -p c=MNX,mc=MNX
    To mine MNX and get paid in BTC:
    miniZ.exe --url Your_BTC_Wallet.Worker@equihash96.mine.zergpool.com:2148 -p c=BTC,mc=MNX

Normally, you do not need to write --pers ZcashPoW or --par=96,5. However, this depends on the pool.

For more information about the various command line arguments, please refer to Usage page.

Happy MNX mining!


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Operating Systems

How to create a .bat file (using miniZ GUI launcher)?
  • We made available a few Windows .bat files on Download page for you to launch miniZ. These are just a few examples to help you get started. Feel free to customize them to your own needs, and do not forget to add your wallet addresses and worker names.
  • You can also create your own .bat file. For this you need to create a new text file, and when giving it a name do not forget to set the .bat extension. Then you can paste there a command line with other miner options (ex. add --show-pers to show personalisation string). Or add extra functionalities (ex. auto restart the miner).
  • Alternatively, you can use the miniZ GUI launcher, given with the miniZ Windows packages. The following link will guide you through it.

miniZ GUI Launcher

Happy mining!


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I am using Windows and my console output is a mess.

When you run miniZ, you have various arguments available that enable you to customize your console output and get the information about what is going on with your mining.

The use of colors makes it easier for the user to check the information (check here to see how it looks like). However, if you are not using Windows 10, it is likely that the console output gets all cluttered and unreadable.

The easiest solution is to use the --nocolor argument when running miniZ. This will help clean up the console. The downside is that you get rid of colors too.

If you like to have a more colorful output, you should know that you can install another console on Windows. We tried ConEmu terminal emulator and it worked fine. There are others available, which should also work OK. 

Happy mining!


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How to start miniZ on Windows?

We realized that some of you struggle with some issues when starting mining using Windows.

We hope this will help you get started.

Windows mining step-by-step: how to start miniZ on Windows?


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How to set up miniZ in Hive OS?

To use miniZ with Hive OS, you only have to create a new Flight Sheet.

We keep instructions updated @ our Blog.

See the latest here https://miniz.ch/2019/04/26/hive-os-support-6/

Happy mining!


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Efficiency

How to tune miniZ performance at low power? (--f11, for 144,5 only)

miniZ includes a command line argument for improving performance at lower power values. When you’re adjusting your power and OC setting values you can play around with the optimization option --f11. This is only useful for Equihash 144,5 algo.

You can set it to levels [0-3], however 0 and 1 are the interesting ones. --f11=1 is the default value and the best for stock settings.

Usually, at low power --f11=0 produces better efficiency.

For the 1070 Ti  (pl:90 W, core clk: +240, mem clock: -300) we get:

With --f11=1 (default):
[ 0d 2h31m48s] 0>GTX 1070 Ti 100% [49°C/45%]*25.85 I/s 51.6(51.7)Sol/s  88( 89.2)W

With --f11=0:
[ 0d 3h 2m54s] 0>GTX 1070 Ti 99.8% [49°C/45%]*26.32 I/s 52.6(52.6)Sol/s  90( 89.5)W

As you can see, in this case there is a significant performance improvement by setting --f11=0. You should check this for your own settings and GPUs.

For other command line arguments check Usage page.

Happy mining!


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Mining Pools

How to mine with miniZ on NiceHash?

NiceHash is upgrading its platform. For more information read here https://blog.nicehash.com/post/new-nicehash-platform-now-live-updates

Here you can find instructions on how to use miniZ on NiceHash:

  1. Here https://www.nicehash.com/algorithm you can find the algorithms and respective information to set the stratum+tcp address, username (your Bitcoin address) and password (x).
  2. Example usage for Zhash:
    Note that in the new platform you need to add ‘-new´ right after sever location:
    miniZ.exe --url=YourBitcoinAddress.RigID@zhash.eu-new.nicehash.com:3369 --pass x --pers auto
    In the old platform (still functional):
    miniZ.exe --url=YourBitcoinAddress.RigID@zhash.eu.nicehash.com:3369 --pass x --pers auto
    Example usage for Beam (beamv2):
    miniZ.exe --url=YourBitcoinAddress.RigID@beamv2.eu-new.nicehash.com:3378 --pass x --pers=Beam-PoW
  3. Follow your miner by entering your BTC address @ https://www.nicehash.com/miner

Happy mining!


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