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S5 Firmware Update Guide

My pair of batch 2 S5 were delivered with cgminer v4.7.0 ( No extra-nonces support )

Without extra-nonces, S5 get unstable and crash often on Nicehash

Latest S5 Firmware include cgminer v4.8.0
Download here
https://www.bitmaintech.com/support.htm?pid=00720150101032800325X8cMcY2y068F

Login to your miner and update your firmware like that

Very easy to do, take 90sec to reboot.

Now just add #xnsub command to nicehash/westhash pool

stratum+tcp://stratum.westhash.com:3334#xnsub

Latest S5 are delivered with latest firmware so you don’t need to care about that.

I set my Frequency at 375Mhz and get stable 1.25TH/s

Happy mining 😉

Edit: Antminer S3/S3+ Guide For Extra-Nonces Support Here

Manage your bitcoin mining farm from the cloud fast free and easy

I use Teamviewer to monitor and manage my
bitcoin miners when I’m away from home for work.

I use it for my personal needs, license is free for that use.
If you manage your customers bitcoin rig remotely, you should pay a license.

I can also remote control my PC with a apple app or android.
It work very well. I don’t have to tweak my firewall or router
to get a remote access to my home network.

Here a youtube video to show you is very easy to install and setup.