- Airtame has an HDMI and two micro-USB ports: one for accessories and one to power the device.
- The LED-light surrounding the button can be turned off from Airtame settings.
- Airtame can be reset by a 10-second-long press of the button on the device.
- Airtame stores its firmware on a micro-SD memory card inside the device.
- Airtame cannot overheat with normal use.
Note: Airtame 1 devices will stop receiving firmware updates after December 31st 2020. The Airtame 1 devices will continue to work with the Airtame desktop app and Airtame Cloud until at least 2022.
The blue LED
Airtame has a blue light which pulses like a heartbeat. It is used to symbolize the device being on and also how much of the CPU power is being used. The pulse has 3 increments, slow (0-50%), fast (50-80%) and faster (80-100%). Generally, if the light is pulsing very fast, the device is in a bad state or is having trouble loading a webpage.
The button and its use
Airtame's only button is located on the bottom of the device and it has 2 uses depending on how long you hold it down for:
Factory reset (10-seconds)
- Reboot your Airtame and wait for it to show the splash screen.
- Press and hold the button of the Airtame for at least 10 seconds, at which point the LED light will start flashing quickly, then release.
- Wait to see the message: "Resetting to factory settings".
- Airtame will reboot after a couple of seconds and start up again showing the get started.
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Disconnect/Dual AP mode (3-seconds)
If you need to connect to Airtame's own AP to adjust settings, you can re-enable both antennas by holding the button for 3 seconds.
- Press and hold the button of the Airtame for 3-5 seconds, at which point the LED light will start flashing steadily.
- Airtame will disconnect its access points from any connections and will start broadcasting its own WiFi network, named the same as the device's name.
The micro-SD card inside Airtame
The firmware and all settings of the device are stored on a micro-SD card inside of Airtame. You can access the memory card by removing the back plastic lid of Airtame. This may be required if a manual update is necessary.
Airtame getting hot
Tests have shown that Airtame can handle surface temperatures of 73℃ (163.4℉) and internal temperatures up to 114℃ (237.2℉) without impacting performance.
Bottom line - an Airtame can undergo extreme conditions, so normal use of the device shouldn’t cause overheating.
End of life
Airtame 1 devices will stop receiving firmware updates after December 31st 2020. The Airtame 1 devices will continue to work with the Airtame desktop app and Airtame Cloud until at least 2022.
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