Also read: Opera Browser Opens Its Built-in Cryptocurrency Wallet to Desktop Users Crypto enthusiasts and amateur miners may accept the product with a smile, realizing it’s not about the profits but the cool idea. Bitmain announced on social media this week it’s releasing two Wi-Fi routers capable of mining cryptocurrencies.

The devices, Antrouter R3-DASH and Antrouter R3-SIA, are designed to mint dash (DASH) and siacoin (SC). The dual-function routers are models from Bitmain’s R3 series of products.

They can be bought with cryptocurrency – bitcoin core (BTC), bitcoin cash (BCH) and litecoin (LTC). The first batch comes at a special price – $58 USD.

The company promises to ship the ordered machines within 10 working days after full payment. Once connected to the internet, the routers will immediately start mining crypto in Bitmain’s Antpool.

Every buyer will also have a personal Bitmain account set up at the time of purchase in order to check their mining status. According to its product page, Antrouter R3-DASH has been designed and tested to mine only dash. Read more from…

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