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1.  Play Here -- this lets you browse your library and stream audio, video, and images to your phone.
 
1.  Play Here -- this lets you browse your library and stream audio, video, and images to your phone.
  
2.  Play on [Device or Location] -- this plays to any zone or DLNA Renderer, including a copy of MC (if DLNA is enabled under Media Network).
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2.  Play to [a Device or Location] -- this plays to any zone or DLNA Renderer, including a copy of MC if DLNA has been enabled.
  
3.  Theater View Remote -- a five button remote that lets you navigate in MC's Theater View (for viewing on a TV).  Press and hold the Green Button to start Theater View.
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3.  Theater View Remote -- a five button remote that lets you navigate in MC's [http://wiki.jriver.com/index.php/Theater_View Theater View] (for viewing on a TV).  Press and hold the Green Button to start Theater View.
  
 
Gizmo requires [http://www.jriver.com/ J. River Media Center 15.0 or higher].  Gizmo is part of MC's extensive [http://wiki.jriver.com/index.php/Media_Network Media Network] feature set.
 
Gizmo requires [http://www.jriver.com/ J. River Media Center 15.0 or higher].  Gizmo is part of MC's extensive [http://wiki.jriver.com/index.php/Media_Network Media Network] feature set.
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== Installing Gizmo ==
 
== Installing Gizmo ==
1.  Download and install the trial version of MC15 on your PC.  A network is required.  If you plan to use Gizmo outside your home network, you'll need to open your firewall for the port used (see Media Network options in MC to find the port).  This article on [http://wiki.jriver.com/index.php/Network_Access Network Access] may also be useful.
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1.  Download and install the trial version of MC15 on your PC.  A wireless LAN is required to use Gizmo.  If you plan to use Gizmo outside your home network, you'll need to open your firewall for the port used (see Media Network options in MC to find the port).  This article on [http://wiki.jriver.com/index.php/Network_Access Network Access] may also be useful.
  
 
2.  In MC Options for Media Network, turn on access to Library Server.
 
2.  In MC Options for Media Network, turn on access to Library Server.
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3.  From your phone, choose the "Market" icon and search for "Gizmo".  Install the one from J River.
 
3.  From your phone, choose the "Market" icon and search for "Gizmo".  Install the one from J River.
  
4.  When you run Gizmo on your phone, you'll be asked for an access key.  You can get it from Media Network options in MC.  See the picture below.
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4.  When you run Gizmo on your phone, you'll be asked for an access key.  You can get it from Media Network options in MC (see picture below).
  
 
[[Image:Accesskey.jpg]]
 
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If you have a question, please post on [http://yabb.jriver.com/interact/index.php?topic=60631.0 Interact].
 
If you have a question, please post on [http://yabb.jriver.com/interact/index.php?topic=60631.0 Interact].
  
If your device can not access the Market, you can download Gizmo here: http://files.jriver.com/gizmo/Gizmo.apk
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If your device cannot access the Market, you can download Gizmo here: http://files.jriver.com/gizmo/Gizmo.apk
  
 
[[Category:Frequently Asked Questions]]
 
[[Category:Frequently Asked Questions]]

Revision as of 15:14, 2 December 2010

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Gizmo is an Android app that can play media from MC's Library Server, or act as a remote control for MC. It can also play to any DLNA Renderer. Here's more about what it does:

1. Play Here -- this lets you browse your library and stream audio, video, and images to your phone.

2. Play to [a Device or Location] -- this plays to any zone or DLNA Renderer, including a copy of MC if DLNA has been enabled.

3. Theater View Remote -- a five button remote that lets you navigate in MC's Theater View (for viewing on a TV). Press and hold the Green Button to start Theater View.

Gizmo requires J. River Media Center 15.0 or higher. Gizmo is part of MC's extensive Media Network feature set.

Getting Started

Please Download the free trial of J. River Media Center and install it. MC is $49.98.

Please see instructions below and this thread on Interact for more about Gizmo.

Installing Gizmo

1. Download and install the trial version of MC15 on your PC. A wireless LAN is required to use Gizmo. If you plan to use Gizmo outside your home network, you'll need to open your firewall for the port used (see Media Network options in MC to find the port). This article on Network Access may also be useful.

2. In MC Options for Media Network, turn on access to Library Server.

3. From your phone, choose the "Market" icon and search for "Gizmo". Install the one from J River.

4. When you run Gizmo on your phone, you'll be asked for an access key. You can get it from Media Network options in MC (see picture below).

Accesskey.jpg

5. Once you enter the key, you will be able to browse your library from the phone and select media to play.

If you have a question, please post on Interact.

If your device cannot access the Market, you can download Gizmo here: http://files.jriver.com/gizmo/Gizmo.apk