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Building A Bitfrore

Posted July 6, 2015 by Chris

"I recently built another Bitfrore prototype so I thought I’d take the opportunity to capture the whole process from start to finish. The prototypes are completely hand built so its a process that anyone could use to develop their own electronics at home. I use the toner transfer method for etching my homemade PCBs. This process allows a very fast turn around between design and testing."

Raspberry Pi + DE0-Nano FPGA = BitCoin Miner

Posted February 17, 2014 by Chris

"In the mining rig described here an FPGA does all the hard work (SHA-256 hashing) and communicates over a serial link with a Raspberry Pi. The latter requesting new work from, and submitting proof of work done to, a Bitcoin mining pool."