This guide provides step-by-step instructions on how to set up TelemetryTV with MacOS devices.
- Mac Mini
For a comprehensive list of all recommended devices, visit our hardware page.
Mac Mini's typically have great performance and have high quality hardware.
Mac Mini's are typically quite expensive and are not ideal for deploying at scale.
It is recommended that your device is updated to the latest version of MacOS. To find out which MacOS your Mac is using please visit Apple's documentation at this link
Follow the steps below to setup these devices with TelemetryTV:
Use this link to download the Electron App for MacOS.
Open the TelemetryTV Media Player App. A pairing code will appear. On the TelemetryTV web app, navigate to the "Devices" page, click the "Pair" button, and type in the pairing code.
Open System Preferences and select Users & Groups. Click Login Items. In the bottom left, click the lock icon and enter your admin password. Click the '+' sign and find the TelemetryTV Media Player in the /Applications folder. Once selected, click the 'Add' button.
With a keyboard attached to your Mac Mini, you can use the following shortcuts:
- Stop/Start playlist -
- Previous page -
- Next page -
- Exit / enter full screen -
You can change the volume of your playlist by clicking the speaker icon in the Devices tab of the TelemetryTV interface.
You can provision the Telemetry Player App using the Terminal on MacOS. By employing an Apple Script, you can create an easily reusable tool to make your provisioning process highly scalable and streamlined.
- Open up the Terminal program (Applications > Utilities > Terminal)
- Run the following command with your Provisioning Token inserted at the end (replacing abc123abc123abc123abc123)
open -b com.telemetrytv --args -kioskmode --provision=abc123abc123abc123abc123
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