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Before installation, unpack the SMP-L unit and carefully inspect it for damage.

The following topic provides information about the Scala Media Player-L hardware unit, including:

  • Box contents
  • Device Images
  • Required materials
  • Connecting the cables

Box Contents

  • 1 Scala Media Player-L device

  • Power adapter with clip-in plugs for North America, Europe, and the UK.
  • WiFi antenna
  • Pack of four screws (for optional wall mounting)
  • Scala Media Player Guide

Device Images


NumberJack/Port NameQuantityDescription
1RJ-45 jack1Use to connect the SMP-L to a wired Internet source.
2Antennae jack1Use to connect the wireless antennae (included) for a wireless Internet source.
3USB 2.0 port2Use to add a mouse and keyboard for configuration.
4Audio output jack1Not functional. The SMP-L does not support analog audio.

NumberJack/Port NameQuantityDescription
5Power jack1Use to plug in the power supply to the SMP-L.
6HDMI port1Use to plug in an HDMI video source.
7USB 3.0 port1Use to add a mouse and keyboard for configuration.

NumberButton NameQuantityDescription
8Power button1Use to manually turn the SMP-L on and off. When the unit is on, the indicator light is green.

There are two methods for setting up the Scala Media Player-L unit:

  • Using a mouse and keyboard.
  • Network set-up using a remote connection.

Required Materials for Set Up

In order to set up the Scala Media Player device, you will need:

  • Display screen
  • HDMI cable
  • RJ-45 cable for wired networks
  • 120V or 240V electrical outlet
  • Wireless mouse and keyboard 
  • Laptop running tnviewer.exe and connected using an Ethernet crossover cable

Connecting the Cables

Use the following instructions to connect the cables to the player.

  1. Connect the Scala Media Player-L unit to the display using the HDMI cable. 
  2. If using a wired network, plug a cable into the RJ-45 jack on the back of the unit.
    If using a wireless network, screw the included antenna into the antenna connector on the back of the unit.
  3. Plug the power cord into the power connector on the back of the unit. 
  4. Plug the power cord into a 120V or 240V electrical outlet.

Once the unit is plugged in, the Scala Media Player starts and displays the Configure Player account. If the unit does not automatically start, press the power button on the right side of the device.


Before proceeding with player configuration, ensure that you have created a player profile in Content Manager. See Creating a Player for more information.
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