How to mine Ravencoin

    Ravencoin (RVN) is a Bitcoin fork that enables the issuance of tokens.

    Feel free to check out the official website and block explorer to get more familiar with Ravencoin before continuing. You can also find a summary of Ravencoin metrics and other resources on our Ravencoin page.

    1. Obtain suitable hardware

    ✅ Ravencoin can be efficiently mined with GPU mining machines.

    ❌ Ravencoin cannot be efficiently mined with ASICs or GPU cards.

    View our Miners page to discover the most profitable devices for Ravencoin mining.

    And don’t forget to check our Mining Hardware Tools page to download the necessary software for setting up your device.

    2. Obtain a wallet address

    You’ll need to get a wallet address if you don’t have one already. You’ll need a wallet address to receive payouts to mine Ravencoin with f2pool.

    We recommend the official wallet. After installing it, click Receive to get your new wallet address.

    You can also choose an exchange, such as Binance or OKEx. Note: You should always do your own due diligence when choosing a wallet provider or exchange.

    3. Sign up for an f2pool account

    You’ll need to create an f2pool account before mining Ravencoin. If you don’t have one yet, please click here to register.

    Set a username. This will be required for configuration. You are free to create multiple subaccounts to monitor your workers/miners. You can add or change your payout address in your Payout Settings. f2pool distributes mining revenues on a daily basis to every user who reaches the payout threshold, which is 100 RVN. f2pool’s payout scheme is 3% PPS.

    4. Obtain mining software

    BMiner, NBMiner, and DamoMiner are popular options for mining Ravencoin.

    4. Configure mining software

    After you have downloaded your chosen mining software, uncompress it, find the start.bat or start.cmd file, right click on it, and click Edit.

    Replace the file’s existing commands with the commands from the chart below that correspond to your chosen mining software.

    Software Commands
    BMiner bminer -uri raven://user_name.worker_name@raven.f2pool.com:3636
    NBMiner nbminer -a kawpow -o stratum+tcp://raven.f2pool.com:3636 -u user_name.worker_name
    DamoMiner damominer.exe -P stratum+tcp://user_name.worker_name@raven.f2pool.com:3636 -A rvn

    Replace user_name with your f2pool username.

    Finally, save the start file and exit. Double-click the start file when you’re ready to start mining.

    5. Start mining today!

    Your machines are now ready to mine! You can manage your account settings and monitor your hashrate, revenue, and payouts in your dashboard or in our f2pool app.

    If you run into any problems mining Ravencoin, please feel free to reach out to our customer service team at support@f2pool.com, open a support ticket, or start a conversation on reddit.

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    Happy mining!