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Pricing Information

5 GH/S BITCOIN MINER - $274.00
25 GH/S BITCOIN MINER - $1,249.00
50 GH/S BITCOIN MINER - $2,499.00
500 GH/S BITCOIN MINER - $22,484.00
600 GH/S BITCOIN MINING CARD - $4,680.00

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BFL_Jody keeps the forum updated with shipping dates for the hardware here: https://forums.butterflylabs.com/members/bfl_jody.html

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evilcow (10) - 2014-04-21 19:48:33
They were one of the first (first that I saw) ASIC manufacturers, I ordered 4 x 5GH/s jalapeno devices in Aug 2012, later upgrading to 1 x LITTLE SINGLE 30GH/s unit. MONTHS AND MONTHS OF LIES ENSUED from BFL, stating a plethora of problems encountered by them... their fab and every possible...
They were one of the first (first that I saw) ASIC manufacturers, I ordered 4 x 5GH/s jalapeno devices in Aug 2012, later upgrading to 1 x LITTLE SINGLE 30GH/s unit. MONTHS AND MONTHS OF LIES ENSUED from BFL, stating a plethora of problems encountered by them... their fab and every possible excuse under the sun... probably ALL excuses were used EXCEPT the sun... Anyway, I gave up and figured I was scammed! August 18th 2013 (yep, that's OVER A FULL F***ING YEAR!!!) I noticed they were shipping to my purchase date, but no email telling me mine has been sent, or even that it is getting close... EVENTUALLY after some emailing I get a confirmation email saying my items has shipped. NOT BEFORE CHARGING ME AN EXTRA US$100 for EXPRESS shipping?! If the device was ready a YEAR AGO I wouldn't NEED express shipping. Device ACTUALLY arrived and I started to hash... I emailed them about a slowness and I actually got a reply fairly quickly, turns out it was their stupid EASY MINER software that was to blame anyway. So BFL announce the MONARCH... really?? 300/600GH/s and 1000s of BFL customers are STILL WAITING FOR THEIR 5, 25/30, 50/60GH/s devices... Then it's CLOUD mining... What have they actually done that was GOOD (or seemingly) for the customers?? 1*. They gave us CHIP credits...<????!> a useless notion that gave us the ILLUSION that we have some credits that we can use down the road a bit (should we ever trust BFL again) * = Minimum 100 CHIPS PURCHASED PER ORDER (I had a total of 16 chip credits) + WTF can you do with ASIC chips that are not built into a system? NOTHING that's what!!! 2*. 25% DISCOUNT VOUCHER - This actually sounded like a good thing! * BUT YOU CANNOT USE THEM IN CONJUNCTION WITH ANYTHING ELSE. ie. you cannot use your CHIP CREDITS and DISCOUNT VOUCHER together. Thus I started emailing them, why can I not use my credits? It was about this time my 25% DISCOUNT VOUCHER vanished from my account... So I email AGAIN, Where's my voucher? Why can't I use chip credits? AFTER ALL, these were both things GIVEN to ME by BFL for THEM SCREWING ME AROUND! I think it was a month or so later, by this point I had given up on BFL anyway... I got an email from BFL_Josh, one liner saying "You don't need voucher anymore as prices have been dropped!" WTF!!?? So to SAY THANKS to your early customer, you DANGLE A CARROT in front of them and then throw me into the same priority queue AS EVERYONE ELSE! *** NO MATTER HOW ENTICING BFL MAY SEEM - >>>STAY AWAY<<< ***
donkeybutter (20) - 2014-03-30 11:18:10
I have personally purchased a miner from Butterflylabs. I got the Miner and it worked just fine as promised. It was at a certain cost however, meaning, it was easily a year or more late in delivery. This was after a dozen or so, changes in the promised delivery date. Also, to this day...
I have personally purchased a miner from Butterflylabs. I got the Miner and it worked just fine as promised. It was at a certain cost however, meaning, it was easily a year or more late in delivery. This was after a dozen or so, changes in the promised delivery date. Also, to this day Butterfly Labs charges an arm and a leg for the Miners they Produce. The calculations on Profitability with these machines is Less Than Zero, even at Bitcoin value of $1,000. If you really look into the message boards, you will quickly notice its just a place for people to complain and comment on the many bad stories about Butterfly Labs.
marcos43 (10) - 2013-12-29 18:47:38
malisimo tardan mucho
dedynof (30) - 2013-12-27 12:08:59
Very exprensiv and hard to use and may be lose money
devnullius (10) - 2013-12-12 13:23:33
My (not yet bought) number 1 is your number 2. My only experience with ASIC was horrible (Buttefly Labs). See my experiences here: http://scforum.info/index.php/topic,8398.msg21456.html#msg21456 So it looks like you're on the right track ; -) And I LOVE the overview of all ASICS out there...!...
My (not yet bought) number 1 is your number 2. My only experience with ASIC was horrible (Buttefly Labs). See my experiences here: http://scforum.info/index.php/topic,8398.msg21456.html#msg21456 So it looks like you're on the right track ; -) And I LOVE the overview of all ASICS out there...! ... Peace! Devvie ~~~ [email protected] ~~~ Cuisvis hominis est errare, nullius nisi insipientis in errore persevare —— All spelling mistakes are my own and may only be distributed under the GNU General Public License! – (© 95-1 by Coredump; 2-013 by DevNullius)
EZpwnage (380) - 2013-12-03 04:13:00
BFL's prices are not bad, but what they're really known for ist that they manufacture some of the most popular Bitcoin mining hardware in the world.
kaotik (10) - 2013-11-17 03:32:32
So to start with the good news, they are actually shipping. They are shipping 7-8 months late! Now the bad news: you will NEVER profit or break even if you order today. They constantly lying about shipping estimates and barely give you any information on when will you be able to hash with your...
So to start with the good news, they are actually shipping. They are shipping 7-8 months late! Now the bad news: you will NEVER profit or break even if you order today. They constantly lying about shipping estimates and barely give you any information on when will you be able to hash with your bfl device. If you are stupid enough to pay with bitcoins, you're screwed! Refunds will never happen because they make sure you won't profit at all. No information, no refunds, no apologies or compensation for your lost hashing time. Refunds only happen if you pay with fiat currency (paypal, bank transfer and such). Many of us think that they are mining with your hardware for a long time and then you'll get used devices that they call new. 7 months burn-in to make sure it works, lol... And that's probably true because the fan issue is a dead giveaway. They just clean the boards and the cases so they look as good as new, but they're gonna fail before you break even. They charge extra for upgrading the firmware to a more efficient one and you void the warranty if you reflash it yourself. About their devices: the build quality is really good, nice finishing, but the cooling fans are some cheap bullshit designed to fail and also extremely loud. Worn out bearings, perhaps? I mean there are 4 fans in my PC, all of them are running at max RPM and my Jally is louder than all of them. If someone is reading this and is new to bitcoin mining, there is only one thing I can say: DO NOT BUY THEIR DEVICES, YOU WILL NEVER PROFIT! IF YOU WANT TO BUY ANYWAYS, BUY IT FROM PEOPLE WHO HAVE IT IN HAND! NEVER SPEND ANY BITCOINS ON BFL WEBSITE, IT'S NOT WORTH IT!
SoraKylar (30) - 2013-11-13 14:31:29
The prices are much too high. With the new market competing for higher bubble costs and mining difficulty increasing it is a tad ludicrous.
darkaxis05 (2210) - 2013-10-27 18:18:07
Price is too high please lowering the prices per 5GH/S
Kurok (310) - 2013-10-27 01:20:11
no nasing
Bicknellski (10) - 2013-10-05 22:30:55
Do not order from these people. They are not reputable.
aanonymousbob (10) - 2013-09-30 14:29:42
Butterfly Labs is one of the worst companies of all time. After promising to ship by a given date and taking peoples money, with no refunds given. They then produce a couple of units when they feel like it shipping months or even a year late making everyone's investment a waste of money. They are...
Butterfly Labs is one of the worst companies of all time. After promising to ship by a given date and taking peoples money, with no refunds given. They then produce a couple of units when they feel like it shipping months or even a year late making everyone's investment a waste of money. They are now releasing new "faster" miners before even fulfilling the orders they already have. Please do not support this despicable company.
Disappointed (10) - 2013-09-05 08:28:21
Purchased 2 miners and never delivered. Useless vaporware. I am guessing they use our money to make the miners. Then mine with them until the product does not produce any more and then ship them to the end users a s novelty item. Assuming they EVER get shipped.
pinmod (475) - 2013-08-29 17:57:07
WHERE THE FUCK ARE MY SHIT THAT I BOUGHT FROM YOU
CliffHitsman (45) - 2013-08-28 21:22:36
I ordered my miner in April with the promise it will be delivered in two months. Its now almost September and there is no hint of when it will be ordered. Its likely i will never recoup my investment on this. I may have well as given my bitcoins away.
uam (2530) - 2013-08-28 18:22:52
Be very cautious when dealing with BFL as they have a very low reputation due to not delivering products.
shellc0de (2350) - 2013-08-28 15:53:52
They're products and everything would be perfect....if they could deliver on time. Over a year delay for everyone I've talked to. Seems ponzi schemish to me.
gordon1928 (100) - 2013-08-28 13:46:20
I have waited 5 months for my bitcoin miner and I still don't know when it will arrive. Others I know have waited around a year for their order and many aren't pleased with getting product that is essentially obsolete upon arrival. Other companies like ASICMINER seem to be able to deliver their...
I have waited 5 months for my bitcoin miner and I still don't know when it will arrive. Others I know have waited around a year for their order and many aren't pleased with getting product that is essentially obsolete upon arrival. Other companies like ASICMINER seem to be able to deliver their product when it's announced.
admin (103450) - 2013-08-27 20:53:46
Received the Bitforce SC 5 Gh/s miner yesterday. Setup went reasonably fast after a few hiccups. Happily mining at 5.6 Gh/s now! =)
raven (10000) - 2013-08-10 01:39:09
Its a love hate relationship with Butterfly Labs. I'm in love with the idea of what they are selling and hate that they have over promised on the delivery schedule and under delivered on the delivery. When we placed our first of many orders with BFL back in Jan 2013 we emailed them to get an idea...

Its a love hate relationship with Butterfly Labs. I'm in love with the idea of what they are selling and hate that they have over promised on the delivery schedule and under delivered on the delivery.

When we placed our first of many orders with BFL back in Jan 2013 we emailed them to get an idea of when we would receive the mining rig. They responded after a few days and informed us we should receive the order by April 2013. They advertised at the time of purchase the delivery time frame would be 2 months so their estimate was already outside of what was advertised on their website. It is now August 9th 2013 and we still have not received the Jan order despite many emails from them with missed delivery timelines. 

It would be awesome if I could give them a better rating but the reality is they have cost us so much BTC with the shipping delays as the mining difficulty continues to rise and we have yet to receive the hardware that they gladly took our BTC for. This was 8 months ago for a piece of hardware that was supposed to ship 6 months ago. 

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