How to mine Ycash

A fork of Zcash, Ycash (YEC) is a community-led project that is completely independent of both the Electric Coin Company and the Zcash Foundation. Ycash aims to empower local communities to take control of their money.

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

1. Obtain suitable hardware

✅ Ycash can be efficiently mined with GPU devices.

❌ Ycash cannot be efficiently mined with ASIC or CPU devices.

View our Miners page to discover the most profitable devices for Ycash 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

A Ycash wallet address is required to receive and monitor your mining revenue.

Mining revenue is distributed daily to every user who reaches the payout threshold of 5 YEC. Details about our payout method and fees can be found here.

You’ll need to get a wallet address if you don’t have one already. We recommend the full node wallet. You can also choose an exchange, such as BigOne. Note: You should always do your own due diligence when choosing a wallet provider or exchange.

3. Obtain mining software

GMiner for NVIDIA and lolMiner for AMD are popular options for mining Ycash.

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
GMiner for NVIDIA miner.exe –algo 192_7 –pers ZcashPoW –server yec.f2pool.com –port 4500 –user wallet_address.worker_name –pass x
lolMiner for AMD lolMiner.exe –coin AUTO192_7 –overwritePersonal ZcashPoW –pool yec.f2pool.com –port 4500 –user wallet_address.worker_name –pass x

Replace wallet_address with your Ycash wallet address.

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!

As long as you’re submitting your hashrate successfully, you will receive payouts from f2pool.

To view your real-time Ycash payout records, visit the f2pool website and click the 🔍 icon in the top-right corner, select YEC, enter your wallet address, and click Go.

If you’re using the f2pool app, click the 👁 icon at the top-right corner of the main page and enter your Ycash address.

If you run into any problems mining Ycash, 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!