Most of us have given up on mining Litecoin since its price wasn’t enough to justify the electrical play costs. Whoever kept mining LTC did that te the hope for the coin price to surge once again someday and they were not disappointed. While te January, the coin wasgoed valued at only $Four USD, its price surged 20 times ter the past 9 months and it is priced $74 today, September 1.
Today wij are witnessing Litecoin price peak and experts believe that it is very possible for Litecoin price to rise further and klapper the $100 USD mark somewhere ter the near future. While no one knows when exactly Litecoin will do that, it is evident that now is the right time to mine LTC.
BW-L21 Litecoin ASIC
Some weeks ago BW.com announced their fresh Litecoin (Scrypt) ASIC miner – the BW-L21. This fresh miner is already available for order and it has some rather interesting specs.
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Here are the most significant numbers:
BW.com BW-L21 Specs:
- Litecoin Hash rate: 550 MHS +/- 10%
- Power consumption: 950 W +/- 10%
- Power efficiency: 1.727 J / MHS
- DC voltage input: 12 VDC +/- 5%
- ASIC chip type: 28nm LTC ASIC chip by BW.com
- ASIC chip quantity vanaf unit (miner): 144 chips
- Number of hash boards vanaf unit: Four hash boards
- Cooling: 2x 120mm x 38mm fan, 3000rpm (gevelbreedte and back, ter a push-pull configuration).
- Weight: Four.8 kg
- Dimensions: 329mm (L) x 127mm (W) x 159mm (H)
According to this review, the miner wasgoed effortless to set up, it is also fairly silent if wij take into consideration its power consumption. The miner does require a PC for the initial setup, after which it works autonomously.
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Pricing and Shipping
The BW-L21 ASIC Miner is priced at $Two.500 USD vanaf unit. Spil Litecoin is valued today, the ASIC got a excellent ROI of only Trio months. The required 1.250 W power supply is included te the opbergruimte.
Now, the bad news is that the ondergrens order amount is 100 units. This translates into a $250.000 USD investment.
Those who would like to invest 250 grands ter Litecoin mining can preorder the miners today. BW.com requires a 50% upfront payment. Once the payment is received, the company promises to commence manufacturing the miners for that order. The order is expected to be finish ter Trio months, after which the customer will be required to pay the other 50%. Upon receiving the other half of the payment, BW.com will ship the units to the customer.
BW.com headquarters, Source: BW.com
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