Airtame can be connected to your network via an Ethernet cable by using an adapter (Not included). This connection will generally give you a more reliable performance.
Not sure why? Read about the benefits of using Ethernet.
Ethernet Adapter requirements
ASIX AX88772A chipset
Micro USB connector
Native Linux support
Step 1: Installing & Powering
Plugging in the Ethernet Adapter
Plug the micro USB-to-Ethernet adapter into the accessory port, then the Ethernet cable to the router. For Airtame 1 the port needs to be uncovered. On Airtame 2 the micro USB port is on the side of the device.
Give power to Airtame and wait for it to boot. Once the device has booted, you will be presented with an IP address if the connection was successful ✔️
Step 2: Configuring Airtame
This setup is intended for a new device. If you have already connected Airtame to the same network via WiFi, we recommend either starting fresh with a reset or disconnecting this WiFi after the setup.
Hook up the Ethernet connection and wait for an IP address to be shown on the screen
If no IP address comes up on the screen you may need to allow Airtame onto your network or check that the Ethernet port on your switch is mapped to a VLAN or write to su[email protected]
Open Airtame application
Select "Set Up" from green banner in the top of the application
Follow the steps (also available in the gif image below)
Test streaming by opening the app and clicking "Share screen" or entering the IP address
If successful, consider password protecting Airtame's own WiFi APs , or connecting the remaining antenna to your guest WiFi through the device settings
To include some instructions on the overlay background check how to edit Airtame's overlay text.
Step 3: Adding a Guest WiFi
Having used a wired (Ethernet) connection, you have the ability to add a second network via WiFi. To do this:
Open the device settings
Scroll down to "Network" and select your guest WiFi
Type in the password for that network. Portal login WiFi's are not yet supported by Airtame
Click "Apply Changes"
For additional setup examples, please check out this article.
Step 4: Streaming
Now that the device is set up, go ahead and make your first stream:
Open the Airtame app.
Find your device in the list or enter its IP address.
Click "Share screen" for each device you wish to stream to.
When you are done, return to the app and click "Stop" to finish the stream.
Advanced setup: Deployment Guide
Learn how to stream from different devices: Using Airtame
Do you have any questions?
You can write to us using the blue chat box in the lower right hand corner or send an email to [email protected] and we will be here to assist you.