After about 1 minute, the red light goes out and the green light continues flashing, which means the machine starts working normally.
Find Mining Devices with Searing Tool in Figure 1.
The tool can be got from: iBeLink Support
Open a web browser and enter the miner address to login, the password is ibelink. Click the [Login] button to login to the mining machine. The login page is shown in Figure 3.
You can modify the username and password by clicking [Password] button. The password management interface is shown as below in Figure 4.
Figure 4 – Management Interface
Enter in the old password, the new password and confirm password should be same. Then click [Change Userpass] to update the password. To modify the default username, please enter the new username in New User Name, otherwise leave it blank.
After logging in to the miner system, the management homepage of the mining machine will be shown as in Figure 5.
Figure 5 – iBeLink K1 Mining Machine Homepage
Basic information of the mining machine will be showing respectively in these four areas on the screen:
Click the [Config] button on the left side of Figure 6 to enter in the configuration interface, which is mainly divided into 3 parts, as shown in Figure 7.
Type in the mining pool address in Pool URL, name of the miner in Pool User, and the password in Pool Password, and then click the [Add Pool] button to add the new mining pool to the mining software.
Figure 7 – Configuration
Fill out your mail address, alarm temperature interval and temperature limit, and click the [Set Warning Param] button to complete the mail reminder setting. The alarm temperature is used for automatic frequency adjustment. The mining frequency will be reduced automatically to protect the chips when the current blade temperature is over the warning temperature. The maximum alarm temperature cannot be over 70°C.
The miner is preset to use DHCP. If you want to use a fixed IP, you need to manage the setting as follows:
Fill out the fixed IP, subnet mask, network entry, enable IP Enable, and then click the [Set IP Config] button. If you want to return to DHCP mode in the future, you only need to remove IP Enable and click the [Set IP Config] button. Note that some routers require corresponding settings to use fixed IP addresses for mining. in that case you need to have a full understanding of the router you are using to correctly use the fixed IP address for mining. The IP mode settings need to restart the machine to take effect.
After setting all the parameters, click [SaveConfiguration] to save all the parameters. If not saved, these parameters will become invalid after restarting the miner.
The maximum working frequency PLL preset by the miner is 700Mhz. You can modify the upper limit of the frequency by entering a valid PLL value, and then click the [Set PLL] button to complete the setting. Unless there with professional advice, we do not recommend you change the preset PLL frequency. The new highest PLL frequency will take effect after restarting the system.
The updateMiner/rollbackMiner/restoreMiner function is used to upgrade and restore the version of the Miner program.
The current mining software version is shown in the third part of Figure 7, similar to cgminer 5.3.3.
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No, don’t do this. Overclock has a high possibility of causing permanent damage to the ASIC chip.
Keep this miner running at a cool ambient temperature as much as possible. Maintaining the ambient temperature below 35°C can achieve good efficiency.
The design idea of iBeLink K1 mining machine is modular design. The original intention of this design is to make it easier for miners to diagnose and repair by themselves when they encounter problems with the mining machine without having to send the entire mining machine back to the manufacturer for repair. Most of the problematic miners should be able to resolve or reduce the loss of computing power through diagnosis and repair. We will publish a series of “how to” videos to help miners achieve DIY. We believe that iBeLink K1 will provide the best product life cycle holding cost.
It is recommended to use Google’s Chrome browser to save the miner configuration.
When the mining software starts, it will detect all ASIC chips on each blade. If the chip at the corresponding position is normal, then its bitmap value is 1, otherwise it is 0. If the 60 chips of each blade are normal, the value of the bitmap will be 0xfffffffffffffff, and the corresponding binary value is 60 ones. If the first chip is abnormal, the value of the bitmap will be 0xffffffffffffffe, its binary value is 111. 1111111111110. The meaning of the parameter Active Map is similar to that of the parameter Chips Map. When the chip calculates the correct result, the value of the corresponding position is 1, otherwise it is 0. The value will be updated to 0 every 10 minutes.
Due to electrical instability and possible bugs in the software driver, the checking process of mining software may miss out 1 or 2 chips occasionally.
The mining software supports automatic recovery from network or driver errors and has a hardware watchdog to monitor the entire system. When an abnormality is detected, the mining software automatically restarts to try to recover itself, so it’s normal that the mining software occasionally restarts automatically.
When the mining software crashed and couldn’t be started normally, click the [Config] button to display the interface as shown in Figure 8. You can select [Update] to update to the latest version, [Rollback] to roll back to the previous version, [Restore] Restore the factory settings to perform software recovery. It should be noted that restoring the factory settings will lose the user configuration information, such as the mining pool information. You need to reconfigure and save it. Figure 8 Recover Software When It Crashed
The mining software performs hash rate statistics based on the returned nonce. The difference in the difficulty of the mining pool will result in a different number of nonce, which will affect the hash rate statistics and lead to different results.
When multiple mining pools are configured, the mining software will mine in the most important mining pool (main mining pool), but if the main mining pool loses connection due to the network and other reasons, the mining software will automatically switch to standby pool to continue mining.