Step-by-Step Guide to Installing Custom Firmware on Antminer S19j Pro
To install the Hiveon custom firmware on an Antminer S19j Pro, follow these detailed steps:
- Compatibility Check: Ensure your Antminer model is compatible with Hiveon firmware. This is crucial to prevent potential damage or incompatibility issues.
- Firmware Download: Visit the Hiveon website and download the appropriate firmware file for the S19j Pro. Make sure to download the latest version for optimal performance.
- SD Card Preparation: Use an SD card up to 32 GB, and format it to FAT32 with MBR (Master Boot Record) partitioning. This step is critical to ensure the Antminer can read the firmware from the card.
- Transfer Firmware to SD Card: Unzip the downloaded firmware file and transfer its contents to the SD card. Ensure all files are placed in the root directory of the card.
- Shutdown Antminer: Power off your Antminer S19j Pro. It's important to ensure the device is safely turned off before proceeding with the firmware update.
- Inserting SD Card: Insert the prepared SD card into the control board slot of the Antminer. Make sure the card is properly seated in the slot.
- Power On and Autotuning: Turn on the Antminer. The device will start updating from the SD card. Allow the autotuning process to complete, which may take up to 2 hours.
For a full guide and additional information, please visit the Hiveon Firmware.