Can I use the Composite output instead of the HDMI?
Yes you can.
First, make sure that you have written the Yodeck SD card image onto an SD card.
Then, do the following steps, in the exact order specified:
- Power off your Pi.
- Put the SD card into your PC and open the file called: config.txt
- Delete all content and paste only the following:
initramfs yodeck_initramfs.img 0x01000000
- Log into Yodeck portal.
- Go to "Monitors" and edit the Monitor in question
- Go to "Advanced" tab
- Enable the "Allow Raspberry config.txt Override" toggle button
- In the "Raspberry config.txt Override Directives" textarea, you will have to insert the following:
- Click "Save".
- Boot your Raspberry Pi and proceed with registering it in your account.
You should now see output on the composite port of your Pi.
Can I use an HDMI-to-VGA adapter for VGA monitors?
Yes you can. But be careful! First, you have to use an active adapter. That is, an adapter that converts the digital signal of HDMI to an analog signal of VGA. Second, your HDMI-VGA adapter needs to be externally powered. We have conducted tests with ...
Does Yodeck support dual monitor, using the two HDMI ports available on the Player?
Currently, we do not support using both HDMI ports on the Yodeck 4K Player (Raspberry Pi 4). Why? If you wanted to always show identical content on two screens, then you can always use a $5 HDMI splitter. This way, you can even drive more screens, ...
What is better to use with Yodeck, a PC monitor or a TV set?
Let's see some pros and cons! TV Sets Pros TVs come in large sizes. It is relatively cheap to get a 32"-55" sized TV set. Almost all TVs have HDMI inputs, so it is easy to connect them to a Yodeck Playbox (or any other type of player). TVs also have ...
Why use Yodeck and not the USB media player feature of my TV or my Smart TV?
Here are 5 reasons why: Yodeck automates the playback process . It can turn the TV on (and off), change the channel to the proper HDMI input and make sure everything goes smoothly without glitches. You can continuously update content over the ...
How much bandwidth does Yodeck use?
Yodeck requires a substantial amount of bandwidth. Really. Make sure you use the Yodeck service over a non-metered/unlimited Internet access. Same thing applies for the Yodeck players. Huge video files may be transferred through the Internet and ...