The System Settings menu allows a user to change machine settings such as On/Off times, audio volumes, WiFi settings, and more. There are two ways to access System Settings.
The first option is to click on the Media Systems button along the top menu bar.
You’ll first select the Location, where you can update the Location name, address, or time zone. From there, drill down to the specific machine you’d like to manage.
Alternatively, you can jump straight to a specific machine’s settings by using the hover menu on the left side of the screen.
The first thing you’ll notice is the System Status. This will identify which machine you’re looking at (Nickname), in addition to connection details (Signal, Heartbeat, Updated). The icon on the right will help you quickly identify the status of the system.
A green heart indicates the machine is online.
A yellow exclamation point indicates that the machine has recently gone offline, but may reconnect without assistance.
A red exclamation indicates that the machine has been offline for more than two hours and is in need of user intervention.
Below System Status are four buttons. If a user makes any changes to the machine’s settings, the Save button needs to be pressed for them to take effect.
Clicking System will pull up a menu. The Update Now function pushes any settings or content changes you’ve made since the machine’s last update out to the field.
Reboot or Display Control Panel will cause a connected machine to take either of those actions.
If you’re away from a machine but want to confirm it’s working properly, you can use the Screen Capture function to see a live view of what is being shown on the machine.
Manage Content will take you to the machine’s Content page (see other tutorials for more information).
Preview Content will allow you to view system content from any PC or mobile device.
Next is the System Information section, where you can change the machine’s Nickname to make it easier to identify.
Below that you’ll find the Display Schedule, where you have the ability to enter store hours so that the machine automatically turns on and off, saving you time and energy.
Next is the Content Downloading and Audio/Video settings.
Click on the arrows next to Advanced to toggle advanced setting options visible and not. The Content Downloading section allows you to control the amount of bandwidth system downloads will take up. By default, download speeds are limited during business hours. Normal Bandwidth defines the speed of downloads during business hours, while High Speed Bandwidth allows you to limit the bandwidth used outside of business hours. Change the High Speed Schedule to get even more control over when your bandwidth can be impacted by system downloads.
Use the Sound toggle in the Audio/Video section to control your device’s ability to play sound. Depending on where the machine is located, this may be desirable or not. Adjusting the Audio Volume will change the hardware’s maximum volume capability, regardless of the volume set on the display. Audio Output and Display Driver are advanced settings that should default to Auto. We recommend that users do not change these settings without guidance by Spectrio technical support.
Finally, WiFi Settings at the bottom of the page allow you to manage the WiFi networks your machine has access to. Use the red trash can button on the right to delete a network, or add one using the blue plus sign at the bottom of the section.
Remember, any changes you make to your machine must be saved, and will not take effect until the next update!