BETA VERSION - While we have already performed several tests, the current OnSign TV Raspberry Pi Player is still marked as Beta. Please report any issue you may find to firstname.lastname@example.org
Important notes before installing
- We recommend using a screen output resolution of 1920x1080. Older boards may require lower resolution for smooth playback
- We recommend using videos encoded up to FullHD on Pi4 and HD on Pi3
- The OnSign TV Player will automatically be updated whenever a new version is released.
- All Beta releases will be numbered 9.99.x The official release will be 10.xx.xx
- The dual monitor output is not supported
- Raspberry Pi OS with desktop 32 bits (Recommended)
- Raspberry Pi OS with desktop 62 bits
- Raspberry Pi 3B - (We recommend running it in 1280x720 to improve performance)
- Raspberry Pi 4
1 - Download and install the latest Raspberry Pi OS (we recommend using the 32bits version)
- You can find the latest OS on the Raspberry Pi official site
- Use the Raspberry Pi Imager or any other tool you may prefer to install the Raspberry Pi OS into a MicroSD Card
2 - Insert the MicroSD Card into your Raspberry Pi board, connect to a screen using an HDMI cable, connect a mouse and keyboard, and turn the board on. Now just wait until the Board is fully booted.
3 - Configure the Country, Language, and Timezone
4 - Create a user name "pi". The OnSign TV player will NOT WORK in case a different username is set. Just repeating, the configured username MUST BE "pi". Choose any convenient, strong password.
5 - Configure the network
6 - Allow the board to download and install the latest updates. Let the board restart if requested and wait for it to finish the boot process.
7- Download the OnSign TV installer package by opening the Web Browser and entering the URL below that matches your Raspberry Pi OS:
8 - Once the download is finished. Install the OnSign TV package
9 - You can now start the OnSign TV player by going to the "Sound & Video" within the Raspberry Pi menu.