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== Introduction ==
 
== Introduction ==
  
Air Player is a very small lightweight application with one purpose: Run instrument panels.
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Air Player is a lightweight application with one purpose: Run instrument panels.
  
 
You can use Air Manager to configure Air Player. Once configured, Air Player can operate completely on it's own.
 
You can use Air Manager to configure Air Player. Once configured, Air Player can operate completely on it's own.
 
This page will explain how to use Air Player.
 
This page will explain how to use Air Player.
  
For information on how to install Air Player, please go [[Air_Player_3.x_Raspberry_Pi_Installation|here]].
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For information on how to install Air Player, please go [[Air_Player_4.x_Raspberry_Pi_Installation|here]].
  
 
If you are looking for the release notes for Air Player, go [[Air Player Raspberry Pi Release notes|here]].
 
If you are looking for the release notes for Air Player, go [[Air Player Raspberry Pi Release notes|here]].
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== Start Air Player ==
 
== Start Air Player ==
  
Air Player will automatically start once you start up your Raspberry Pi.
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Air Player will automatically start when you start up the Raspberry Pi.
  
 
== Configure Air Player ==
 
== Configure Air Player ==
 
[[File:air_player_raspberry_pi_showing_in_air_manager.png|400px|thumb|Air Player showing up in Air Manager]]
 
[[File:air_player_raspberry_pi_showing_in_air_manager.png|400px|thumb|Air Player showing up in Air Manager]]
  
You can use Air Manager to configure Air Player.
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You have to use Air Manager to configure Air Player.
  
Please see the Air Manager User Manual [[Air Manager 3.x User Manual |here]] for more information on how to configure Air Player.
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Please see the Air Manager User Manual [[Air Manager 4.x User Manual |here]] for more information on how to configure Air Player.
  
  
 
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== Close Air Player ==
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== Shutdown the Raspberry Pi ==
  
You can shutdown the Raspberry Pi from Air Manager. See [[Air Manager 3.x User Manual | here]] for more information.
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You can shutdown the Raspberry Pi from Air Manager. See [[Air Manager 4.x User Manual | here]] for more information.
  
The power LED on the Raspberry Pi will flash 5 times indicating that it is safe to turn off the power.
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The power LED on the Raspberry Pi will flash 5 times indicating that it is safe to remove the power.
  
{{warning|Don't shut down your Raspberry Pi by cutting it from it's power source!<br/>This might corrupt the file system, making the Pi not boot up correctly.}}
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{{warning|Do not shut down your Raspberry Pi by removing it from its power source!<br/>This can corrupt the file system.}}
  
 
== Automatic update ==
 
== Automatic update ==
  
Air Player will automatically update itself once you boot up your Raspberry Pi. Note that an internet connection is required for this feature to work.
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Air Player will automatically update itself when there is an update available online
  
Note that the update process might take a couple of minutes (depending on your internet speed). It will automatically show up your instruments once it is done.
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Note that the update process might take a couple of minutes (depending on your internet speed). The instrument panel will show up once it has finished updating.

Revision as of 17:29, 14 December 2020

Introduction

Air Player is a lightweight application with one purpose: Run instrument panels.

You can use Air Manager to configure Air Player. Once configured, Air Player can operate completely on it's own. This page will explain how to use Air Player.

For information on how to install Air Player, please go here.

If you are looking for the release notes for Air Player, go here.

Start Air Player

Air Player will automatically start when you start up the Raspberry Pi.

Configure Air Player

Air Player showing up in Air Manager

You have to use Air Manager to configure Air Player.

Please see the Air Manager User Manual here for more information on how to configure Air Player.















Shutdown the Raspberry Pi

You can shutdown the Raspberry Pi from Air Manager. See here for more information.

The power LED on the Raspberry Pi will flash 5 times indicating that it is safe to remove the power.

Info Do not shut down your Raspberry Pi by removing it from its power source!
This can corrupt the file system.

Automatic update

Air Player will automatically update itself when there is an update available online

Note that the update process might take a couple of minutes (depending on your internet speed). The instrument panel will show up once it has finished updating.