How to Start Mining Ethereum Classic

Choose your mining server:

RegionShare DiffServerStatus
Europe8.72G
etc.2miners.com:1010
Active
USA8.72G
us-etc.2miners.com:1010
Active
Asia8.72G
asia-etc.2miners.com:1010
Active
By default or if in doubt which share difficulty to choose, choose the lower one. We recommend the high share difficulty if you mine with more than 500 GPU's. If you mine using Nicehash you should always choose the high share difficulty. Share difficulty doesn’t affect miner rewards. Read more.

Step 1 - Create a wallet

You could receive payouts in Bitcoin (BTC) or Ethereum Classic (ETC). Payout fees in BTC are low (less than $0.2), payouts in ETC are absolutely free ($0). Read our post Get Paid in Bitcoin for Altcoin Mining.

For each of the coins you could use a desktop or mobile wallet or generate an address on a crypto exchange.

Step 2 - Download mining software

Quick start - Download ready to go version of the GPU Miner (archive password - 2miners).

For Nvidia GPU's we recommend T-Rex (Guide - How to use T-Rex) or GMiner (Guide - How to use GMiner).
For AMD GPU's we recommend lolMiner (Guide - How to use lolMiner) or GMiner (Guide - How to use GMiner).

Step 3 - Edit the bat file

Use YOUR_WALLET_ADDRESS that you've created on Step 1.
Example BTC (SegWit): bc1qnkyhslv83yyp0q0suxw0uj3lg9drgqq9c0auzc
Example BTC (Compatibility): 3GRdnTq18LyNveWa1gQJcgp8qEnzijv5vR
Example BTC (Legacy): 1A1zP1eP5QGefi2DMPTfTL5SLmv7DivfNa
Example ETC: 0xa6e43E5D497ce1f4d28b4270630E97308eDA8b3e
If you want, you can Change RIG_ID in the bat file. Specify the name of the rig as you want it to be shown in miner's statistics page. This field is not mandatory. You could leave it empty.
Length of RIG_ID - Maximum 32 characters. Use English letters, numbers and symbols "-" and "_".
Example: rig-1

Video Guide

Settings for lolMiner:

lolMiner.exe --algo ETCHASH --pool etc.2miners.com:1010 --user YOUR_WALLET_ADDRESS.RIG_ID
pause

Settings for Gminer:

miner.exe --algo etchash --server etc.2miners.com:1010 --user YOUR_WALLET_ADDRESS.RIG_ID
pause

Settings for T-Rex:

t-rex.exe -a etchash -o stratum+tcp://etc.2miners.com:1010 -u YOUR_WALLET_ADDRESS -w RIG_ID -p x
pause

Settings for Team Red Miner:

teamredminer.exe -a ethash -o stratum+tcp://etc.2miners.com:1010 -u YOUR_WALLET_ADDRESS.RIG_ID -p x
pause

Settings for NBminer:

nbminer.exe -a etchash -o stratum+tcp://etc.2miners.com:1010 -u YOUR_WALLET_ADDRESS.RIG_ID
pause

ASIC Settings

This pool works with ASIC Miners.

Settings for Antminer E9, Innosilicon A10 Pro:

URL: stratum+tcp://etc.2miners.com:1010
Worker: YOUR_WALLET_ADDRESS.ASIC_ID
Password: x

Use YOUR_WALLET_ADDRESS that you've created on Step 1.
Example BTC (SegWit): bc1qnkyhslv83yyp0q0suxw0uj3lg9drgqq9c0auzc
Example BTC (Compatibility): 3GRdnTq18LyNveWa1gQJcgp8qEnzijv5vR
Example BTC (Legacy): 1A1zP1eP5QGefi2DMPTfTL5SLmv7DivfNa
Example ETC (ERC20): 0xa6e43E5D497ce1f4d28b4270630E97308eDA8b3e
If you want, you can Change ASIC_ID - specify the name of the ASIC as you want it to be shown in miner's statistics page. This field is not mandatory. You could leave it empty.
Length of ASIC_ID - Maximum 32 characters. Use English letters, numbers and symbols "-" and "_".
Example: ASIC-1

Mining rig rentals

This pool works with Miningrigrentals.com rig rental service.

Settings for Miningrigrentals.com:

Name: 2Miners ETC
Type: ETCHash
Pool Host: etc.2miners.com:1010
Workername (-u): YOUR_WALLET_ADDRESS
Password (-p): x

Settings for Nicehash.com:

Sometimes Nicehash exits the pool test with en error. Don't worry. We are working with Nicehash every day. 2Miners is officially supported Nicehash pool. Just go ahead and proceed with the order.

Custom pool name: 2Miners ETC
Algorithm: ETCHash
Stratum hostname or IP: etc.2miners.com
Port: 1010
Username: YOUR_WALLET_ADDRESS
Password: x

SSL connection settings for experienced users:

RegionShare DiffServerStatus
Europe8.72G
etc.2miners.com:11010
Active
USA8.72G
us-etc.2miners.com:11010
Active
Asia8.72G
asia-etc.2miners.com:11010
Active

If you don't know what is SSL connection and how to set it up, use the standard settings

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