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Is the stake pool fixed fee cost once per epoch or per every block won?

Is the stake pool fixed fee cost, or min fee currently 340 ada, once per epoch, or once per block won?
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Higher than needed transaction fees

Let's say I have a transaction that I manually altered to include transaction fees that are higher than the required amount of fees. The transaction is perfectly balanced and, apart from this, does ...
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What is precise calculation algorithm for native asset fees?

I have an application where I want to avoid using 3rd binaries like cardano-cli. I need to calculate what is minimal UTXO size for TX where N different tokens is sent. Right now cardano-wallet HTTP ...
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Protocol parameters file to calculate min fee

I'm wondering, do I need to always generate a new protocols parameters JSON file when generating the min transaction fee? I have a few transactions to make and I really don't like to be creating a new ...
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How to estimate execution steps and memory units for a Plutus script?

Question Is there a tool/API that can calculate the number of steps and max consumed memory units for a Plutus script, given all necessary inputs, e.g. datum, redeemer, and script context? I could be ...
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How to calculate fees in Plutus

Let's say I have an Ledger.Constraints.UnbalancedTx with consumed regular UTxOs, script UTxOs and minting scripts, how can I calculate the fees of this transaction in Plutus ? This function would ...
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submitting transaction FeeTooSmallUTxO

So I have a basic script that attempts to transfer everything from 1 address to another. In order to correctly conserve and to spend the minimum fee, I just build a transaction that uses 100% of the ...
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How to calculate fees for Plutus Smart Contract?

How can someone calculate fee for executing Plutus smart contract given that they know CPU and Memory Units required for executing Plutus Script?
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Calculation of transaction fees

Is there documentation for the calculation of transaction fees with examples and real parameter values somewhere ? Maybe something similar to the one on the minimum Ada value here: https://docs....
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Error while decoding the protocol parameters

This is occurring on testnet. Trying to calculate a fee for a transaction that will include metada. Here's the script: cardano-cli transaction calculate-min-fee \ --tx-body-file tx.draft \ --...
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Will the variables of the gas calculation formula be able to be dynamically adjusted by the protocol on Cardano?

My curiosity prompts me to ask you a question... We have seen with many L1 Blockchains a recurring problem: the transaction fees fatally get more and more expensive with the valuation of the native ...
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What is the minting cost of an NFT?

What is the minting cost of an NFT? If it depends on some factors, can they be made explicit?
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How will stake pools be prevented from cheating the fixed fee?

Cardano, as opposed to Ethereum, has a fixed transaction fee (currently 0.17ADA). There has been no problem with this fixed fee and no-one tried to cheat. Probably it is because there is not much to ...
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When will fees be finalized on the Alonzo testnet to reflect mainnet experience? Will it be on Sep 1?

I noticed the fees being shown to the Alonzo testnet users haven't been representative. It was mentioned on Aug Cardano 360 it is being finalized. Will it be implemented right out of the gate on 1 ...
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Can Babel fees be extended to be a protocol level DEX?

With Babel fees one can pay for transactions in native tokens. Could this be extended to where someone could pay for the ADA part of the transaction fee and also provide a swap with a different native ...
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"min-ada" bottleneck to Cardano analogous to "gas fee congestion" for Ethereum?

In reference to Min-Ada-Value Imagine the following scenario: Alonzo's long anticipated smart contracts finally arrive to the main net The ERC20 converter is a massive success and ports hundreds of ...
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Price regulation of the ADA token [closed]

What is the economics behind the value of ADA in fiat currency? Assuming that bitcoin will dominate 100% of the "store-of-value" market, and taking speculation out of the equation, I don't ...
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What happens to fees when Cardano's chain reaches 1509GB data?

We can see the current Ethereum size is greater than 1509GB, and Ethereum's gas fee is too expensive. My question is what happens to fees when Cardano's chain reaches 1509GB data?
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Will Cardano's transaction fees be expensive (similar to ETH gas) in the future?

I found this cost formula: As you can see, the larger the transaction, the more resources are needed to store and process it. So, my question is: Will Cardano's transaction fees be expensive(similar ...
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