Setting Up The Chromebit For Your Digital Display

 

Asus and Google have partnered to make a new device that we recommend and support for your TV display.

  • It's $85, which is almost half the price of previously made comparable devices like the Chromebox.
  • It's standalone and doesn't require a laptop/computer.
  • It's a breeze to setup.

Requirements

  • Chromebit($~85) - no HDMI cable required. Purchase from Amazon  Note: the Chromebit will most likely not be available at a local store.  You will need to order it online and should be able to get it with 2-day shipping from Amazon.
  • TV with HDMI port.
  • Power outlet.
  • Wifi network.
  • Logitech MK270 Full-Size Wireless Keyboard and Mouse (~$20) - comes with all necessary batteries.

Step-By-Step Setup

  1. Plug the USB bluetooth receiver into the Chromebit.
  2. Plug Chromebit into a power outlet.
  3. Plug Chromebit into the HDMI port on your TV.
  4. Turn TV on, and select corresponding HDMI input.
  5. Select your Wifi network and enter in the password.
  6. Login with a Gmail account (required).
  7. Open Chrome.
  8. Google "keep awake chrome" and add this extension (this will block screen savers).
  9. Google "clear cache chrome" and add this extension (this will allow you to clear your cache with one click when needed).
  10. Google "full screen chrome extension" and add this extension (it will remove scroll bars). After you install it hit the Clear Cache button to remove the scroll
  11. Go to beermenus.com and login, go to your business page and add /menu/digital at the end of the url ( ex. https://www.beermenus.com/places/24868-crafty-crafty-craft/menu/digital) Select the "view" button beneath the display you would like: 
  12. Full screen the browser window by clicking the new full screen extension button on the far right of your browser.

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