Or does anyone know of any hardware/engineering threads?
I am almost finished a budget AMD mining setup using a cheap dedicated H81 bitcoin mobo ($30), old throw away 350 watt PSUs that are paralleled to power each card separately, the only thing that costs money is new graphics cards (unless of course you put slower old ones in!)I've a hardware project in mind that would involve cryptos, could be a lot of potential in that area so wanted to ask if there's more engineering types in the Dash community but didn't want to start a new thread if there's already one going. I know a few folks doing hardware on BCT but its not something I'd want to discuss on that mutlithreaded trollbox and it makes more sense to use dash than bitcoin anyway.
There are some interesting vertical axis designs that are meant to be more efficient,quieter and save space,Cheers, that'd be a good route. There's still a lot of active yahoo groups in that kind of area too but they're slowly dying out.
Sub, its a wind turbine project, open design, as many off the shelf parts as possible, simple to fabricate, aimed at having the fastest return on investment time possible rather than high tech and/or efficiency. The main thing with it though is its a marketable project, its one I can run with myself and that's likely how I'd start it off, just document it and anyone can join in, transparent accounts and if anyone can make and ship parts cheaper... etc. I've plenty of similar projects and so have plenty of other folks, get a chain going from manufacture to market with folks making their cut at every stage in between, there's profit in it so it could grow fast. I'd considered suggesting it for Dash funding but that'd be cheeky