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November 10, 2016 at 12:13 pm #1581mitchelleParticipant
Hi, I have recently had an ActivPanel installed at one of my primary schools. It is connected to our school PC that is connected to the network (hard wired). The ActivPanel has the capability to connect to a mobile device (iPad) We have a wireless access point in the classroom so in theory the iPad can connect to our network. How do we connect/mirror to the ActivPanel?
November 10, 2016 at 12:24 pm #8209AnonymousInactive
Thank you for your post.
To help you use ActivCast please take a look at the below support article:
I have also added below the system requirements:
Please let me know if you need any further support,
November 10, 2016 at 12:37 pm #8210AnonymousInactive
Hi Craig, SO does that mean that we need an additional bit of equipment called ActivConnect and this connects to the Activpanel and then we need to download an APP called Activcast.
November 11, 2016 at 6:02 am #8211AnonymousInactive
Yes, you would need an ActivConnect to use the ActivCast feature. The ActivPanel does not have it built in as standard.
Please let me know if you need any further information.
November 11, 2016 at 8:57 am #8212AnonymousInactive
Hi Craig, thanks for that…What exactly is the android feature in the ActivPanel for then if I need an additional bit of equipment?
November 11, 2016 at 9:16 am #8213AnonymousInactive
Im being told by the supplier/installer that my ActivPanel already has ActivConnect and ActivCast built in. The Panel I have is a version 4 and that has Android.
November 11, 2016 at 11:34 am #8214AnonymousInactive
The ActivPanel 4 does come with an ActivConnect G-Series android box which is likely installed on the rear on the ActivPanel.
It should also be connected to once of the sources via HDMI so I would suggest trying to find the source that has the ActivConnect showing and you should be able to use the instructions my colleague provided to mirror your display to the ActivPanel screen.
Please let us know if this works.Kind Regards,PaulPromethean Technical Support
December 15, 2016 at 1:07 pm #8215AnonymousInactive
If we hardwire the ActiveConnect G-series box to our LAN can it create a hotspot wifi network to mirror our devices to or do we need to connect it to our wifi network directly. Also if the latter is the case how can we put our security certificate on the ActiveConnect?
December 15, 2016 at 10:16 pm #8216AnonymousInactive
Yes, you may use the hotspot function of the ActivConnect and use that hotspot to mirror. For more information about creating a hotspot, please see this article on the support site. https://support.prometheanworld.com/article/?kb=1549
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