MicroSD card requirement:

MicroSD card

card Volume

File system

Any

512 MB

FAT32

Operating system requirement:

Operating system

Image burner programm

Windows

Win32DiskImager

Windows

balenaEtcher

macOS

balenaEtcher

Linux

balenaEtcher

Step one : Make an Image of the MicroSD card

Please choose one of the instructions listed below

For the Win32DiskImager (Windows)

  1. Download Win32DiskImager Software

  2. Run Win32DiskImager.exe (you may need to run as Adminstrator)

  3. Download the firmware file (it is a recovery firmware, you would need to flash your device with it in order to proceed further)

  4. Connect the microSD card to the computer using an adapter

  5. Launch Win32DiskImager

    • 1. Click the folder icon and select the image you downloaded (from the step 3)

    • 2. Select the drive of your SD card.

    • 3. Click "Write" and wait until it is done.

    • 4. Make sure the progress bar goes all the way up to 100%


For the balenaEtcher (Windows/macOS/Linux)

  1. Download balenaEtcher Software

  2. Run balenaEtcher.exe (you may need to run as Adminstrator)

  3. Download the firmware file (it is a recovery firmware, you need to flash your device with it in order to proceed further)

  4. Connect the microSD card to the computer using an adapter

  5. Launch balenaEtcher

    • 1. Click the folder icon and select the image you downloaded (from the step 3)

    • 2. Select the drive of your SD card.

    • 3. Click "Write" and wait until it is done.

    • Make sure the progress bar goes all the way up to 100%


Step two: pre-flash the device

  1. Turn off the power device

  2. Put the microSD card into the slot (see the pic below)

  3. Turn on the device

  4. Wait for the indication of two LEDs on the front of the control board

    • The Red and green indicators should flash continuously

  5. Wait approximately 2-5 minutes

  6. Turn off the power device

  7. Take out the microSD card

  8. Turn on the device. Congratulation! Your device is ready for the next step

Step three: Looking for the IP address of the device on the local network

Operating system

Program for finding Asic IP

Windows

BTC Tools

Linux

BTC Tools

Look for the IP address of the device on the local network using BTC Tools

  1. Download the software (versions are presented above)

  2. Run BTC Tools (you may need to run as Adminstrator)

  3. Check if the IP address of the subnet is set correctly

  4. Press the Scan button

  5. Waiting for the scan to complete

  6. Get an IP address from the list

Step four: Flash the device using the firmware webpack

  1. Enter the previously received IP - address in the address bar of your browser (from the step 4)

  2. Enter login details in the welcome window

    • Username: root

    • Password: root

  3. In the system interface select the Upgrade section

  4. In the Flash new firmware image section, select the firmware file downloaded from https://fw.emcd.io and click Flash Image

    Instructions for firmware Antminer S9 (update) - CRMI Firmware
  5. Wait for automatic page update and firmware installation!

  6. Congratulation! You have just installed the firmware!

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