Beam Mining Tutorial

About BEAM

Beam is a next generation confidential cryptocurrency based on MimbleWimble protocol. MimbleWimble can solve the problems of confidentiality and scalability. In order to ensure its ASIC resistance, the hard fork will be performed within the 12 to 18 months and then the mining algorithm will be frequently adjusted every half a year. The last BEAM hard fork will occur at block 777777,and it’s algorithm will be upgraded to BeamHash III. Beam official wallet users need to update their wallets to latest version.

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1. Obtain suitable hardware

  • ✅ BEAM can be efficiently mined with GPU cards.
  • ❌ BEAM cannot be efficiently mined with CPU or ASIC mining machines.

View our Miners page to discover the most profitable GPU cards for BEAM.

2. Obtain wallet address

A BEAM wallet address is required for you to receive and monitor your mining revenue.

Mining revenue is distributed daily to every user that reaches the payout threshold. The payout threshold is 5 BEAM and details about payout method, fees and threshold can be found here.

You need to get a wallet address if you don’t have one already. We recommend Official wallet. You can also use an exchange wallet such as Hotbit and Gate.

3.  Obtain mining software

Choose from one of the popular mining software currently available for BEAM.

4. Configure your mining device

4.1 Bminer

Download the mining software and unzip the files. Right-click on “start.bat” and click “edit”.

bminer -uri beam+ssl://

4.2  lolMiner

Download the mining software and unzip the files. Right-click on “start.bat” and click “edit”.

lolMiner.exe –coin BEAM-III –pool –user wallet_address.worker_name

5. Start mining!

Your machines are ready to start mining. From “Address Search” on the F2Pool homepage, you can insert your wallet address and monitor your hashrate, revenue, and payouts. You can also view the information through our F2Pool App. From the login screen, select “Quick View” in the bottom right corner and enter your wallet address. 

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