Tutorial: Antminer R4 Bitcoin Miner 16nm Quiet Asic Miner

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Antminer R4 16nm quiet miner tutorial

The Antminer R4 is a quiet bitcoin miner with a noise level under 52dB. The R4 manages to deliver a impressive hash rate of 8.0TH/s with a noise level unprecedentedly low since the existence of 1TH/s bitcoin miners.

This tutorial will introduce the setting-up of the Antminer R4.


Miner Specifications

Brand Antminer R4
Model 8.0 TH/s @ 800w
7.0 TH/s @ 700w
Fan 1 x fan
PSU NO PSU. NEED a PSU > 900w with 6pin x 7
PSU Recommend Antminer APW3++ PSU


Miner Connection

  • Get your PSU ready. You need to prepare a PSU > 900w with 6pin x 7 for the miner. If you bought the 1000w PSU with EastShore, check here for the setting-up of this PSU.
  • For the miner configuration, please connect the miner to the LAN port on the same router which your computer is also connected to. The miner is stand-alone, your computer is just needed for the miner configuration.
  • This is the miner you will receive from EastShore.

Antminer R4 img 05

  • Please check if all the cables on the miner to make sure they are inserted tightly.
  • Connect the miner to your PSU via the 6pin ports on the miner.

Antminer R4 16nm quiet miner seven 6pin ports

  • There are SEVEN 6pin ports on the miner. All the five 6pin ports are needed. You need to connect all the 6pin ports to your PSU. (Don’t forget to connect the 6pin port on the little green controller board)
  • Pay attention to how to place the miner. The BLUE section in the following picture is the air inlet, the RED section is the air outlet. DON’T block the outlet and inlet of the miner.

Antminer R4 16nm quiet miner air inlet and outlet

  • Plug in the ethernet cord. Connection done.

Antminer R4 16nm quiet miner connection done


Mining Guide

Please refer to Tutorial: General Mining Guide & TroubleShoot for Antminer Models for miner setting-up.