Q: What is the Smart Pool?
A：Smart Pool is a service which enables user to get higher profit by auto switching miners to mine different currencies with same algorithm. After enabling the function, the backstage system will auto switch hash rate between different currencies based on real-time profit to maximize users’ earnings. Currently AntPool Smart Pool only supports SHA256 algorithm, hash rate can be auto switched between BTC, BCH and BSV.
Kindly note: Smart Pool makes settlement at 1:00 every day (UTC time). Fluctuations in the currency price will affect the daily earning. Kindly note that earnings risk should be borne by yourself.
Q: What is the advantages of Smart Pool?
A：Low entry requirements, you could enjoy Smart Pool service using any sha256 miner;
High profit, according to the previous test result, the profit of using Smart Pool is generally higher than the normal FPPS profit over the same period;
Simple operation, users only need to configure the Smart Pool mining address from miner backstage to start the Smart Pool service.
Q: How to mine in Smart Pool?
A：Method to mine in Smart Pool is the same as mining in our BTC pool, except the mining address is different. Users only need to configure the Smart Pool address on the Configuration page of miner. More details regarding miner configuration please refer to manual of AntMiner S9 Series：https://support.bitmain.com/hc/en-us/articles/360007488413-How-to-set-up-a-new-S9i-S9j
Smart Pool mining server：
(Smart Pool mining server for Nicehash: stratum+tcp://sha256.antpool.com:3344 )
Q: How to configure wallet address in Smart Pool?
A: Log in to https://v3.antpool.com/home, click on “Setting” and select your Smart Pool sub account, then click on “Configure” and pull it to the bottom, you could see the items of SHA256, click on “Edit”;
Then it will show the page as below, you could set up normal wallet address for BTC/BCH/BSV or "Use Matrixport wallet" to use Instant Exchange Function:
The Instruction of Matrixport Instant Exchange Function please refer to : https://antpool.kf5.com/hc/kb/article/1337230/
Q: What brand of miner does Smart Pool support?
A：So far AntPool Smart Pool has supported all brands of SHA256 miners
stratum+tcp://sha256.antpool.com:3344 (Smart Pool mining server for Nicehash )
Q: How does Smart Pool settle and make payments?
A: Payment: You could choose paid in currency mined or paid in BTC (BCH、BSV earnings could be paid in BTC by using Matrixport instant exchange function )
Settlement frequency: once a day
Q: How to configure BCH/BSV earnings paid in BTC?
A：Smart Pool supports paid in currency mined, if you need to configure BCH/BSV earnings paid in BTC, you could set up Matrixport wallet and use its instant exchange function to achieve it.
More info please refer to following link：
Q: What is the earnings mode of Smart Pool?
A: The earnings mode of Smart Pool is default: FPPS mode for BTC, BCH and BSV.
Q: Can I connect only some of my miners to the Smart Pool and keep others still mining in normal mode?
A: Certainly. Smart Pool has its own mining address. You only need to configure the Smart Pool mining address from miner backstage to start the Smart Pool auto switch service. Other miners configured with normal mining address will still mine in normal mode.
Should you have any question during mining, please contact our customer service center: