Scala Media Players
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The Scala Media Player-R is an entry-level, single-output digital media player in a compact design that is an affordable solution for stable, reliable content delivery. Designed and developed by Scala’s engineering team, the media player works seamlessly with Scala’s digital signage software, matching powerful performance with turnkey simplicity. An optimized architecture ensures high quality performance throughout its entire lifetime. System hardening minimizes vulnerabilities and delivers robust system security. The media player’s fanless design keeps it protected from dust and debris, ideal for any digital signage solution in any environment. Select from three two variations:
The Scala Media Player-R can only be purchased running the Linux Playback Engine Player for ARM operating system.
A combination of the license purchased for the player and hardware capabilities determine player functionality. For more information about licenses, see the License Functionality Matrix. For information about licenses recommended for the player, see License Compatibility for SMP-R.For most users, the Scala Media Player-R pairs best with a standard (PST) license, allowing for single-channel, single-frame output for images, video, and HTML content.
If you have the Player-R Plus edition, which has twice the amount of memory and is able to playback 4K content at frame rates of up to 60 frames per second, an advanced (PAV) license will help you get the most out of your player.
You can use a lite (PLT) license with either type of Player-R, but it imposes some limitations. For details about the different licenses, refer to the License Functionality Matrix.
Recommended license for the Player-R: SW-PST-HD01
Other licenses you may use with the Player-R: SW-PLT-HD01, SW-PAV-4K01
Scala Media Player-RSeries
The Scala Media Player-R series is available in the following:
- Scala Media Player-R
- Scala Media Player-R Plus
- Scala Media Player-R Tablet
The following tabs describe each Scala Media Player-R variation.
Scala Media Player-R
The Scala Media Player-R -R is an entry-level, single-output digital media player in a compact design that is an affordable solution for stable, reliable content delivery.
Scala Media Player-R Plus
Scala Media Player-R Plus has all of the features of the Scala Media Player-R with the added ability of playing back 4K content at 30 frames per second.
Scala Media Player-R Tablet
The Scala Media Player-R Tablet provides the simplicity of the Scala Media Player-R as a touchscreen tablet.
Setting up and configuring the SMP-L R player requires you to first create a player profile in Content Manager. See Creating a Player in the Content Manager help for more information.
This section also covers additional specifications and system functions, including configuration instructions for the Windows Operating System and the Scala Windows Playback EnginePlayer: