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Airdrop & Claiming 6 questions
  • I did not receive my airdrop on my registered address – What’s going on?

    If you did not receive the full amount you expected for the airdrop it usually means some of your coins in your wallet are stored on an unregistered address. This can happen when you create a transaction: The wallet software automatically creates a new change address which is not fully visible when using normal settings.

    Please read our Advanced Coin Control Guide to prevent this issue in the future (for Bitcore Core / Bitcore-QT wallet).

    When using Coinomi wallet please make sure to disable automatic address generation in the settings.

  • What is the difference between claiming and airdrops?

    Airdrops are available for everyone that has at least 1.0 BTX in a registered Bitcore address. The airdrops happens every Monday, the snapshot is taken between 0:00 am and 24:00 Berlin time. Make sure to have your funds in your wallet during that time frame.
    To be sure you will receive the airdrop don’t move your coins until after you’ve received your airdrop. An announcement will be made in the bitcointalk forum, if the snapshot for the current airdrop is done.

    Claiming refers to our hybrid fork, that allows everyone that held Bitcoin at the time of the snapshot (BTC block #492820) to claim his BTX.

  • What does claiming mean?

    In order to allow a widespread adoption of Bitcore, we opted for the hybrid-fork model, allowing all BTC holders at the time of the snapshot at the 2nd of November 2017 to receive BTX proportional to their BTC holdings at the time.
    If you held BTC at block #492820 of the Bitcoin blockchain and can access your private keys, you automatically received 0.5 BTX per 1.0 BTC at the same address.
    For more information please read this article, explaining how to safely access your Bitcore funds. Bitcore claiming for Bitcoin holders

  • How does your airdrop model work?

    Everyone holding at least 1.0 BTX in a registered address is qualified for the weekly airdrop.

    Make sure to register via this form: Airdrop Registration
    Use either Bitcore-QT or Coinomi wallet to sign your address.

    Our current airdrop model is scheduled as follows. Please note the team reserves the right to change if need be:
    +5% every Monday in January
    +6% every Monday in February
    +7% every Monday in March
    and so on until all funds from the airdrop address are spent.

  • When will the airdrop finish?

    The airdrop will finish, when the No.1 wallet is empty: 13hwgY4YUvrgnhjLP5ugFafL1cmbRRtr5e
    See our open blockchain explorer for more info: Bitcore Block Explorer: http://insight.bitcore.cc/

  • Can I get FREE Bitcore?

    Chances are that you already own Bitcore without even knowing it.

    If you had Bitcoin on the 2nd of November 2017 AND owned the private keys, you already have FREE Bitcore. You can just claim them. There is no time limit on the claiming period; This lasts forever!

    If you already bought or claimed your Bitcore and you own a minimum of 1 BTX, you can register for the Airdrop to get FREE Bitcore.

    There are also some faucets out there but they are not run by the Bitcore team

General 10 questions
Miscellaneous 1 question
Technical 4 questions
  • My wallet doesn’t sync, what can I do?

    Be patient. If you have a connection to the network, sometimes syncing can take a while, especially if it is your first time running Bitcore Core (Bitcore-QT).
    If you are unable to connect to any node, copy the list into your bitcore.conf file, located in %appdata%. You can find the full node list here: Bitcore Node List If this doesn’t work, you can try adding them manually via the console. Use addnode x.y.z add
    Alternatively you can download our full installer, including our blockchain and a full node list here: Windows Bitcore Installer Core 0.14

    Also, make sure to check the LIMXTEC Github and try the latest version installer for Bitcore.

  • What is special about Bitcore compared to all the Bitcoin forks?

    Please take a closer look at our comparison chart, you will see Bitcore is ahead in almost all relevant aspects:
    C O M P A R I S O N   C H A R T

  • I want to mine BTX – How?

    What is Bitcore (BTX)?

    Bitcore (BTX) is GPU mineable POW coin. It uses custom hash algorithm called “TimeTravel10”.

    Block reward is 3.125 BTX + transaction fees.

    Mining rewards follows the same halving pattern as BTC.

     

    How to mine Bitcore (BTX)?

    You will need to know if you have AMD or Nvidia graphic cards.

    For Nvidia cards you can use CCMINER or SPMOD.

    SPMOD is a special modded version of CCMINER optimised for mining Bitcore (BTX). It’s not available for free. You can find more information about SPMOD here:

    https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=826901.0 or ask the admins in our official mining telegram group: https://t.me/bitcorepool

     

    CCMINER download links: https://github.com/tpruvot/ccminer/releases

    For AMD cards you will need SGMINER with a specific version which has “TimeTravel10” algorithm included.

    SGMINER is available for free, download it here: https://github.com/LIMXTEC/BitCore/releases/download/0.14.1.6/6.Windows_Miner_05-2017.zip

     

    Where to mine Bitcore (BTX)?

    Please visit our Official mining pool at https://www.bitcorepool.cc/

     

    How to setup my rig for mining?

    You will need to create a custom .bat file which you will need to place inside the directory where sgminer.exe or ccminer.exe is located.

    This .bat file is your entry file to start mining as it will set your wallet address where you going to receive future payouts.

    You can also specify worker name, optional password, mining intensity, specify number of devices to use for mining etc.

     

    Example command if you mine with Nvidia cards (for CCMINER):

     

    Example command if you mine with Nvidia cards (for SPMOD):

     

    Example command if you mine with AMD cards (for SGMINER)

     

    How to check profitability for mining?

    See https://whattomine.com/coins/202-btx-timetravel10

    Or: https://www.crypto-coinz.net/coin-info/?41-Bitcore-BTX-Timetravel10-calculator

     

    What is the hashrate of my graphic card?

    Some example graphic cards and their reported hashrate:

    Nvidia GTX 1060 (3 Gb): 12 Mh/s

    Nvidia GTX 1060 (6 Gb): 14.5-15.3 Mh/s

    Nvidia GTX 950M (OC): 4-5 Mh/s

    Nvidia GTX 1070: 20 Mh/s

    Nvidia GTX 1080ti: 32 Mh/s

     

    AMD Radeon RX 480: 10-12 Mh/s

    AMD Radeon RX 580: 10-12 Mh/s

    * OC – overclocked

  • What is coin control?

    Coin control gives you the option to control from which address your coins are sent from and which change address the remainder of the coins are sent to. By enabling this feature you can make sure that your coins remain or end up in your registered airdrop address.

    For detailed info please check out pdf guide or watch the German coin control video on our official youtube channel.

    There is also a German coin control pdf-guide.

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