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Everything You Ever Needed to Know About the Nerdminer 

What is the Nerdminer?

It’s a simple educational toy basically that teaches you all about bitcoin mining. By getting the DIY kit and assembling it, you’ll learn all that’s needed about being a bitcoin miner, even though its output is negligible.

Where can I get one?

You can get it pre-built, which might be good if you’re not a tinkerer yourself or maybe if you want to gift it to a child. Or you can order the DIY kit and assemble it. It’s not that hard if you’re good with your hands.

There are 3 shops you can buy it from, all of them are fine options in their own way. Some have more 3D-printed cases to choose from and other features.


Bitronics is the official creator of Nerdminer. It’s a cool little educational project where you create a miner and learn all about it. Get yours and join the #teamnerdminer with the coupon code LOVEISBITCOIN5 for 5% off at


GoBrrr makes 3D prints for sovereign individuals. Seedsigner cases, Nerdminer parts and cases, and full nodes! Some other relevant electronics too from a bitcoin-only shop. Use the coupon code LOVEISBITCOIN for a 5% discount. is run by a lovely bitcoiner called Janine. Based in Austria, it has quality clothes, hats, swag and other accessories. Use the coupon code LOVEISBITCOIN for a 5% discount.


Another nerdminer-focused store, it has everything you might need. Shop here

And a pink one with Love is Bitcoin on it! made me a custom one and it’s seriously cute! I’m mining! It’s going prrr.

Get one, even in pink with the coupon code LOVEISBITCOIN for 5% off.

How to Setup and Use Nerdminer?

There’s a good article on

There are some troubleshooting issues there as well.

There is also a new BitMaker Telegram Group where you could ask for additional support.

And the #teamnerdminer on twitter is always very helpful.

What do you think? Are you ready to join team nerdminer?

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  1. andreweastman

    Has anyone ever mined any bitcoin with a Nerdminer?

    1. George Saoulidis

      The nerdminer is more of an educational toy. The chance of it mining a block is once in 130 million years.

      If you want a real ASIC in the same category, you can look up the Bitaxe, found here

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