How to mine Ethereum Classic (ETC)

1. Choose mining hardware

Before getting started, you will need to:

  • Buy mining hardware: graphics cards (GPU) AMD or Nvidia with at least 4+GB RAM. To check the profitability of your hardware, please visit WhatToMine;
  • Connect your GPUs to Windows or Linux compatible PC using PCI slots;
  • Install the latest GPU drivers.

2. Create ETC wallet

To get rewards from mining, you need to have your personal ETC wallet. Here are some popular wallets:

Check the full list of supported wallets at

3. Connect miner to the pool

To start mining in the pool, you need to configure your miner. Here are pool settings:

Port: 3404
UserName: your username on
WorkerName: name of your worker, optional

Port: 3404
Wallet: your personal ETC wallet
WorkerName: name of your worker, optional

  1. Download latest version from the BitcoinTalk thread.
  2. Extract zip files to a folder.
  3. Open the folder you’ve just extracted and find start.bat file.
  4. Click edit and replace default parameters with ones.
  5. Save the file and start
  • epool:
  • ewal: UserName.WorkerName (for registered users) or Wallet.WorkerName (for anonymous users)

Example for registered
EthDcrMiner64.exe -epool -ewal darthvader.blackminer epsw x -esm 3 -allpools 1 -allcoins -1

Example for anonymous
EthDcrMiner64.exe -epool -ewal 0x09ab1303d3CcAF5f018CD511146b07A240c70294.whiteminer -epsw x -esm 3 -allpools 1 -allcoins -1

Settings for HiveOS:

No specific settings needed, as is already integrated into the HiveOS pool’s list.

To start mining ETC do the following:

  1. Sing into your HiveOS account.
  2. Go to the Wallets section and add ETC wallet:
    Coin – ETC.
    Address – ETC wallet or your username at
    Name – worker name.
  3. Go to the Flight Sheets section. In drop-down menus set the following:
    Coin – ETC.
    Wallet – the wallet you’ve added in the point 2.
    Pool – choose Configure in miner.
    Miner – Claymore Dual with the following configuration: POOL:, WALLET: Your Wallet, PSW: x

Stratum Server:
Stratum port: 3404
User: your ETC Wallet or username on
Password: x

Track your stats

Log in to your account and then go to the Dashboard section.

Go to the Miner Stats page and enter your ETC address to the search box.

5. Get rewards

You will mine on the pool’s common ETC wallet and then withdraw rewards to your personal wallet from account.

You will receive auto payouts to your personal ETC wallet once per day.