FAQ

REDSHIFT returns "Invoice must specify an amount"
Problem Entering an invoice and attempting to execute a swap on REDSHIFT returns the error "invoice must specify an amount." The invoice may...
Mon, 14 Sep, 2020 at 5:31 PM
Making your Lightning invoices REDSHIFT-compatible
In order for REDSHIFT to trustlessly pay Bitcoin Lightning Network invoices with other digital assets, REDSHIFT requires that these invoices meet certain cr...
Mon, 14 Sep, 2020 at 5:32 PM
How is REDSHIFT trustless?
REDSHIFT never touches your funds—your keys, your bitcoin. REDSHIFT is powered by HTLCs, the same smart contracts that power Lightning Network payments. The...
Tue, 1 Sep, 2020 at 10:09 AM
Can I use Lightning apps without a Lightning wallet?
Yes! When the app provides you with a Lightning invoice, use REDSHIFT to pay it with bitcoin or ether. Receiving payments from Lightning apps without a Ligh...
Tue, 1 Sep, 2020 at 10:10 AM
How can wallets use REDSHIFT?
REDSHIFT enables Lightning wallet users to top up the balance in their existing Lightning channels without waiting for a new channel to confirm. Spend bitco...
Tue, 1 Sep, 2020 at 10:10 AM
What fees does REDSHIFT charge?
Our market makers provide you with a quote that includes a spread; aside from the transaction fees you pay, there are no other fees to use REDSHIFT.
Tue, 1 Sep, 2020 at 10:11 AM
Why doesn't REDSHIFT support my coin?
We are considering adding support for additional high-volume assets—check back soon. To use REDSHIFT with Ethereum tokens that REDSHIFT doesn’t support dire...
Tue, 1 Sep, 2020 at 10:12 AM
How can merchants use REDSHIFT?
Allow users to pay in the asset of their choice while you receive Lightning bitcoin—add the REDSHIFT widget to your site and we’ll do the rest. REDSHIFT wil...
Tue, 1 Sep, 2020 at 10:12 AM
How can routing node operators use REDSHIFT?
Rebalance your Lightning channels by adding bitcoin to channels that have become depleted. Use the REDSHIFT SDK to add flexibility to your Lightning node ma...
Tue, 1 Sep, 2020 at 10:13 AM