Hello all. I originally posted this in another thread but thought it would be more appropriate to start a new thread in the right area and not hijack the thread. So Here I go.......
I would b happy if I could find a new controller for my SP20. I contacted Spondoolies about a new one and they wanted $150 plus shipping. I think that is rather steep and cant afford that. My Spondoolies SP20 was working good at one location. I shut it down, moved to another location and then it wouldn't boot anymore. I really dont think the 2 hashing boards went bad. Perhaps I am wrong........ But the controller wont boot or grab an IP addy no matter what I do. Tried the SD recovery as well as the SD boot..........
Anyone happen to have a controller for an SP20? That would sell it to me for a reasonable price???? If I knew for sure that that it was the controller that went bad, I would buy the new one from Spondoolies but it is non refundable and I cant afford the gamble at the moment.
When I was playing with the SP20 at this location it was working well. What I was attempting to do was to set up a wireless adapter for it using an Edimax usb wifi adapter plugged into the SP20's usb port as per a tutorial I was following. Well, I plugged the wifi adapter in and booted up and using the web gui the option for wifi appeared. I configured the wifi and rebooted the unit. At first it wouldnt connect to the wifi so I rebooted it again. Then it connected and started hashing. I then shut down the SP20 once I confirmed it was hashing. Then I took it home and tried booting it up. The SP20 wouldnt connect to my network. so, I shut down the miner, removed the wifi adapter and connected the Ethernet wire. Still, it wouldnt show up on my network. I noticed the ethernet lights light up but the status light/s do nothing. The fan spins up on high and stays on high. The miner never pulls an IP address(I have used IP scanners to ensure). I also tried using the static address that I originally used with the unit when things were working properly before I tried using wifi(Damn I wish I had left it alone and never tried enabling wifi).
I have a big question:
If the hashing board/boards go bad should the controller still work and the Web GUI be Accessible?
If nobody knows this answer, could you please direct me to someone who may be able to help answer my questions? I am just sick over this SP20 not working. I really want it to work again. I always took care of this miner. As I do with all y equipment. When I transported the SP20 it was securely placed in my trunk and I drive flat straight roads home which was 15 minutes away. In other words, not bumpy or windy roads.
Thanx in advance for taking the time to read this post/thread.