How to set up PhoenixMiner?

PhoenixMiner is one of the most popular Ethash mining clients. It works on Nvidia and AMD rigs and Windows and Linux mining systems. PhoenixMiner is very easy to set up and besides Ethash mining it also supports Ubqhash and Etchash mining. The dev fee for using this miner is 0.65% - every 90 minutes the miner will mine for developers for 35 seconds. PhoenixMiner also supports dual mining with Ethash and Blake (2s) algorithms.

If you want to use Phoenix outside minerstat, you can download it through official sources:

Important Please note that there are several unofficial sources of Phoenix Miner out there. Developers already explained that they don't own the .org website that is the first result when you search for their miner. Be careful to always download only from official sources.

How to set up Phoenix Miner with minerstat?

In this guide, we will show you how to start mining ETC with PhoenixMiner on minerstat.

1. Address editor

Open address editor and save the the pool and the wallet for mining ETC. In this case, we will save ETC pool under (POOL:ETC) tag and ETC wallet under (WALLET:ETC) tag.

2. Default mining client

Open worker's config and select PHOENIX-ETH as a default mining client.

3. PHOENIX-ETH config

Update the mining client's configuration so that it will be defined as:

-worker (WORKER) -pool (POOL:ETC) -wal (WALLET:ETC).(WORKER) -pass x -eres 0 -log 0 -gbase 0 -coin etc -proto (AUTO)

(WORKER) tag will be automatically replaced with your worker's name, so you don't have to change it. PhoenixMiner also support various other parameters you can set to optimize your mining, including the benchmark mode.

4. Troubleshooting

To start saving logs for PhoenixMiner, change the parameter -log 0 to -log 1 in your mining configuration.

5. Save changes

Save changes and wait for mining client to restart. You are now mining ETC with PhoenixMiner.

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