What Does A Great Pisces miner which users helium Hotspot Look Like?
Seeing other deployments is one of the fastest ways to get great ideas (and avoid costly mistakes!)
I thought it’d be useful to the community to share a little more detail about some of the pictures we received from customers about their deployments. Here’s your chance to shine!
What hotspot are you using? What antenna? Are you happy with this deployment? What will you change next time? Any recommendations for others? The more info you can share, the more we’ll all learn and the better the network will get.
Antenna Mfr: eBay supplier
Antenna Gain: 4 dBi
Elevation (meters above ground): 11
Cable type used: LMR400, 20′
Mounting Deployment Notes: On top of commercial building, routinely goes offline & back on. Hotspot relayed but witnessing well. Locally overcrowded, need to move this one!
Pisces P100 profitability
More users of this miner wrote;
The biggest challenge was getting the antenna up in the 65ft tree. First, I used 50ft of 1 in conduit PVC, strung together, and shoved it up the tree. It probably took 300 times to get it in the position it is in now. It could be more to the left, but after 300 tries and one week later, it’s good enough. Next, we need to get the antenna on top. Using the 50ft of LMR600, I strapped about 100ft of 550 (parachute) cord to
an old N type connector, and using 1/2 underground watering plastic hose, pushed the LMR600 over the top, until it came down the side of the tree, to where I could reach it. ThirdIy, connected the antenna,
and using the 550 cord, pulled the LMR600 back down through the conduit, until the antenna
calmly rested at the top. This took about eight tries to accomplish.
The conduit decided to come barreling down the side of the tree most times, or the 550 cord
snapped because of the sharp edges on the connector.
Once the cable was back through the tube and the antenna was secure to the top, I cut the conduit and cable to length, installed the box in the tree,
and hooked everything up.
I have a 12v fan mounted on the cover, running off a 5v iPhone charger. Using discovery, I am hitting about 550 hotspots. So far, I am up to 170 on the explorer.
Pisces miner P100
Finally what we can say about the profitability of this miner is you can make on average
anywhere between $1 to $3 per day mining Helium (HNT), this of course depends on many different factors like the current price of Helium and location.
On average it is about 0.05 to 0.15 HNT per day so with current price of ~$21 this translates to about $1 to $3.