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 variations:

  • $SMPR
  • $SMPRPlus
  • $SMPRTablet

Operating System

The $SMPR can only be purchased running the $LPE 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.

$SMPR Series

The $SMPR series is available in the following:

  • $SMPR
  • $SMPRPlus
  • $SMPRTablet

The following tabs describe each $SMPR variation.


The $SMPR 


$SMPRPlus has all of the features of the $SMPR with the added ability of playing back 4K content at 30 frames per second.


The $SMPRTablet provides the simplicity of the $SMPR as a touchscreen tablet.


Setting up and configuring the SMP-L player requires you to first create a player profile in Content Manager. See Creating a Player in the $CM help for more information. 

This section also covers additional specifications and system functions, including configuration instructions for the $WOS and the $WPE:

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