Northern Bitcoin joins crypto mining fray with ‘air-cooled’ containers

A German crypto mining firm has announced it has completed testing on a new air-cooled crypto mining container, which could make it more efficient to mine cryptocurrencies in locations worldwide.

Frankfurt am Main-based Northern Bitcoin AG said it had completed trials of its outdoor-focused mobile mining facility at its test site in Frankfurt-Hoechst.

The container holds over 144 ASIC miners inside a 20-foot container. Temperature sensors trigger fans with control air-flow through the unit, with a ventilation system for dissipating heat.

According to the firm, the mining container will give the flexibility to mine in more remote locations, or locations that might have previously been uneconomical due to weather and climate conditions.

With the mobile air-cooled container, crypto miners can…

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