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StorjShare Installation and HardDrive Miner Setup On iMac OSX

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In this video I'll be showing you how to setup your Storjshare node and contribute to the Storj data storage network with your spare hard drive space using your Apple Mac. Create a Counterwallet for receiving Storj coins (SJCX) https://wallet.counterwallet.io How to Create a Storj (SJCX) Wallet Address Video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GWiA6xVzIJg Download Storj Share https://github.com/Storj/storjshare-gui/releases . Buy anything on Amazon US http://amzn.to/1Ttb8P9 UK http://amzn.to/27P0s71 Tips are appreciated. Here's my Addresses Storj 1PtCzyShTUXwhf63nRqQuxEgLZRkjwu4SK Bitcoin 12v4d15AuopsVzudct7J8LJMm7qH95SxA1 Ethereum 0x5B905114167C80276AD28A997f606C698547fe40
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Sasang Casino (1 month ago)
hi imineblocks i download on my laptop seems not running i cannot open the file please help thankz
D-Smoov M (6 months ago)
I have the older version of Mac lion how to get my version it saying it won’t open because Mac is older
IORDAN NEAGU (10 months ago)
Hello, my friend, I congratulate you for your tutorials. I have a query because I did not find an answer anywhere. I have a Mac with MacOS High Sierra and an external 4TB HDD but I have a problem with the Storj NODE in storjboard I get: Invalid Storj Node ID or Node is not registered in System yet You can help me, I thank you.
Todd Combs (11 months ago)
Hey I need help with storj I can only use 4 folders/drives. It will not let me have anymore it keeps telling me insufficient system resources please help
stephen yang (1 year ago)
my mac blocks the app saying "can't be opened because it is from an unidentified developer". I altered the security & privacy already but no use. It's OS X El Capitan Version 10.11.6. What shall I do?
IMineBlocks (1 year ago)
If you goto Finder > Applications Then hold click or right click on the app you want to open. Then select open. You should see a dialogue that allows you to approve the running of the program.
stephen yang (1 year ago)
interestingly, Sia is blocked as well, the same with MaidSafe.
Daniel Lee (1 year ago)
I still can't get my SCJX wallet to show up in my counterwallet. Can you please help me with this.
IMineBlocks (1 year ago)
Its a one for all address. When some scjx has been received it'll show in the boxes below your address.
Ebay Boy (1 year ago)
Hello Lee. i have 500TB sat here that I could point at the above service. (Yes Five Hundred ) But looking at StorjShare vs SiaCoin vs Burst Coin I find the lack of hard financial figures on earnings to be rather off putting. I've estimated that Storj would provide £3.91 profit per TB per month but not one of any of the above projects has given any reply to any email inquiry. It is hard to take these people seriously when I'm willing to point 15 grands worth (GDP) kit towards them and can't get an ounce of proper data on the ROI. Not being in the business of burning electricity for nothing can you shed any light on my currently cynical view of these operations. What would you do in my situation?
IMineBlocks (1 year ago)
A lot of capital is needed to start up. But in years 2-3+ everything is paid for and the running costs will be little. Hard drives are very reliable and don't think many will go faulty.
Ebay Boy (1 year ago)
Thank you Lee. Lets crunch some numbers. Looking at the BurstCoin Calc. A 5TB drive will generate =$1.65 per week. At today's exchange rate that's GB £1.31. Average Cost of 5TB £109.00 Retail. Thus you break even on Week 83 (Just the drive cost) Machine to operate 24/7. So. We have a 2 year Warranty leaving just 21 weeks to operate in profit with some kind of safety net so, 21 weeks x £1.31. = £27 quid for 2 years of 24/7 operation. Factor in Electricity and Value of used HD after 24 months, all based on a currency that fluctuates in value. Am I missing something because this seems like a simply terrible operation. Now if we were looking at what Amazon charge for 1TB per month, as much as I despise Bozo you can see that these startups wanting to charge 2 quid are going to get nailed. Obviously we can x10 the figures for 50TB So, £109x10 = £1090.00 for drives (alone) £270.00 payback gross. Let alone motherboards, mem, PSU's, MY TIME etc... and my 500TB...No mate. I just don't see the point. Who is going to take any of this seriously with these pathetic returns ( or losses ? ) I've done a spread sheet on Storj but those people provide no solid figures but appear much better from the initial blurb. But if they dont operate in a way that wants a decent amount of TB per small host like me whats the point? As things stand me old mucker I'm not convinced in this business unless I'm missing something and I hope I am because I would love to help kick amazons butt.
IMineBlocks (1 year ago)
I would recommend you do a small test on each network and use that for future reference. However I've already done this for you and can tell you that Burst is the best for larger capacity miners, then Storj upto 1TB and then Sia.
The MamB (1 year ago)
Hey there, I have an issue. I've let my computer and storj share been on for 4 days now. And i havnt gotten a single Contract, I have a 500mb up and down connection what is the issue here?
The MamB (1 year ago)
I have restarted the program same as my router, I do indeed get peers im at 160 atm
IMineBlocks (1 year ago)
Firewall or router problem. Have you tried restarting the Storj software, do you get any connections to peers?
Simon Adobah (1 year ago)
@IMineBlocks. when do u get you info on when an upcoming cryptocurrency is going to be launched like Zcash and how do u buy is when it is first launched?
IMineBlocks (1 year ago)
I check a few different place Bitcointalk (announcments), Twitter follow a few crypto people & the facebook group crypto currency collectors club. These will keep you in the loop.
THNX Mr. Lee!! i got storjshare running for almost a month(!!!) and i have only 2.1 Gb used from my 600Gb shared....and of course 0 storjcoins ....what do you think about that??
LUIS TORRES (1 year ago)
HI BRO I JUST INSTALLED WINDOWS ON 3 NEW RIGS AND I WISH TO KNOW WHAT WILL BE MORE PROFITABLE TO MINE THEY ARE ALL RX 470 GPU CARDS.AND ALSO I WISH TO KNOW HOW ARE THE PAYOUTS ON STORJ?HAVE THEY BEEN GOOD?
LUIS TORRES (1 year ago)
i've been using precisely that coinwarz to manage the posible profits and ethhash and equihash seems to gone really low in profitability =/
IMineBlocks (1 year ago)
Pretty much Ethash or Equihash algo coins. Take a look on coinwarz or whattomine. Storj has been paying well considering the low power usage and harddrive space it uses.
Tom (1 year ago)
Thanks for another great informative video! I've been running storj for about two weeks now on two computers. 100GB on a windows pc and 25GB on a Linux one. The windows pc is still having activity at about 71% filled and the linux is at about 58%. The Linux one seems to have stopped getting any contracts for several days now. Perhaps its stuck. I've tried restarting it and reloading too. No change. Im interested to see if I get any payout from this. Do you have any idea when the next payout should be?
Max Martin (1 year ago)
IMineBlocks curious if Storj is still paying about 1 coin to 1 GB...? Approximately? Their calc is not online
IMineBlocks (1 year ago)
I think they do the payments after the 18th of each month.
I Mine BLOCK (1 year ago)
HI. can you make video about pascal coin mining. thks
IMineBlocks (1 year ago)
Maybe, would anyone else like to see a Pascalcoin mining video?

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