Nerdminer Setup Instructions

Configuring the NerdMiner:

You will firstly need to configure the device to connect to your Wi-Fi network and enter a bitcoin address where you wish to receive your block reward to if your NerdMiner finds a block.

1. On your computer or mobile phone, connect to the Wi-Fi network provided by your Nerdminer device. You can achieve this by either scanning the QR code displayed on the screen or manually scanning for the Wi-Fi network and logging in using the credentials below:

The SSID is: NerdMinerAP:
The Password is: MineYourCoins

2. Open a web-browser, you should be automatically re-directed to a set-up page. If you aren’t automatically re-directed simply manually navigate to in a the browser.
you should see this screen:

 Nerdminer Setup


3. Click the “Configure Wi-Fi” option and provide the requested information on the screen. This includes selecting your Wi-Fi network (click the "Refresh" button should your wifi networks not display at the to of the screen), entering the Wi-Fi network password, and specifying the bitcoin address for receiving mined bitcoin in the event of discovering a block, we suggest a seg-wit address starting bc1q (Note; taproot addresses starting bc1p don't currently work with the default public-pool). The pool settings are pre-set to, but you can customize them according to your preferences, though it’s usually advisable to keep the default settings.

The fields annotated with red text on the image below are the 3 fields you need to configure.

 Nerdminer Setup


3. In the event that you discover a valid block, you will receive the full block reward to the address provided. (excluding a small fee that will be directed towards the solo mining pool, this differs between pools but expect around 2%).

4. Once you have entered all the necessary information, click “Save,” wait for a moment, and then restart your device.

5. You should now be able to view the Nerdminer main screen. Where you should see how many KH/S your NerdMiner is producing. Use the buttons to navigate as described below:

Top Button:

  • Single click: Enables screen switching (only functional with firmware version 1.5 or higher).
  • Press and hold for 5 seconds: Initiate a reset of your configurations and restarts the device.
  • Hold and power up: Activates the configuration mode, granting access to modify the current configuration via Wi-Fi or adjust/verify settings.

Bottom Button:

  • Single click: Turns the screen off and on.
  • Double click: Alters the orientation (default is USB-C positioned to the right).

Centre Button (if present):

  • Hard Reset: Caution! Only press this button if you intend to erase all data on your device.