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Low wattage hobby miner hardware?

I'm a fan of bitcoin and like to support the bitcoin by buying and holding BTC and operating a full node - a bitnodes unit that consumes a very minimal 2.5 Watts.
Just for fun I'd like to run a small miner drawing about say 20-50 Watts tops, I know this will not be profitable in any way but would like to do it anyway more as part of a hobby than anything.
I've mined litecoin in the past using a bank of 3 graphics cards drawing about 750W total and it was a bit impractical for me to be honest due to the noise and heat they generated and the uncompetitive price I pay for residential electricity.
I figure something that only requires minimal cooling and therefore has no heat and noise issues would be ideal. Maybe a USB miner plugged into a raspberry Pi? (since I already run a couple of Pis).
It would be nice to have something fairly competitive in terms of hashes/joule efficiency. I see the ant miner S7 currently leads by a wide margin with about 4000 MHashes/Joule. See Mining hardware comparison
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Is ASICMiner worth it ?

Hello, I'm new to Bitcoin mining, I mine with my GTX 750 Ti, just for fun, just to test :) I mine at 170 Mhash/s. I have a RaspberryPi but I don't use it, and I wanted to transform it into a little Bitcoin miner with ASICMiner (ASICMiner Block Erupter USB 330MH/s Sapphire Miner) like that: http://www.amazon.com/ASICMiner-Block-Erupter-USB-Sapphire/dp/B00CUJT7TO
So I wanted to ask; Is it worth it ?
Cordially, bmx22c.
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