The Bitfinex Terminal allows users to access real-time market data along with historic lookups through the Dazaar network.
There are free and paid data streams for those looking to design algorithmic strategies for trading and augment market research.
You can download the whole or a portion of the dataset you want, as the peer-to-peer (p2p) protocol of Bitfinex Terminal simplifies the process for users to synchronize at high speed.
What is Dazaar?
Dazaar is a new protocol for sharing, selling and buying data using a fully distributed peer to peer network. Dazaar is payment agnostic, providing support for any blockchain or payment processor.
You can learn more about it here: https://dazaar.com/
How to begin?
Bitfinex Terminal is accessible through the Node.js SDK that interacts with the network.
The Bitfinex Terminal offers basic and advanced features.
We offer a collection of real-time and historic candle and trades datasets, and Funding Statseach of which is identified by their Dazaar cards listed here.
The datasets are indexed specifically to enable you to choose and download only the parts of the dataset you are interested in. You can query the datasets by following these guidelines.
In addition, the datasets can be stored locally, which means you can access and analyse the information even when you’re offline.
For example the following card, BTCUSD Candles identifies the BTCUSD Candle Dataset.
You can use the card to query for historic or real-time candles. For demonstration purposes, you can find example code that is printing the last ten BTCUSD candles from within the timeframe 2018-10-10 to 2019-10-10 here.
The datasets provided will give you access to the free downloadable dataset of the Bitfinex public trades dating back to 2013.
Pay-as-you-use Premium Datasets
With a fee of 2 cents/hour,100 satoshis or 0.0015 UNUS SED LEO per hour per dataset, this pay-as-you-use advanced feature offers historical snapshots of Bitfinex order books in 5 seconds resolution and historical funding book dataset accessed from the Bitfinex Terminal GitHub page. In addition, it allows a fast transfer and small storage footprints with an effective data compression algorithm which enables you to quickly find any historical order book snapshot without having to download the full data set.
You can access our series of premium datasets here. To generate a payment address and start querying in your preferred interval, follow these guidelines for TETHER tokens (USDt) and these guidelines for Lightning Network.
We currently accept payments in Bitcoin (BTC) via the Lightning Network, TETHER tokens (USDt), and UNUS SED LEO tokens. Immediately after you have successfully completed the payment, you will have access to the Bitfinex Market Data streams within the purchased time frame.
We recommend reading the documentation on the Bitfinex Terminal Github Page which contains detailed examples, blog posts, API documentation, and more.