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TinyTV Assembly Instructions

TinyTV components laid out

Watch the assembly video here:

Or follow the step by step guide on assembling your DIY TinyTV Kit below!

The DIY TinyTV Kit assembles easily in less than 5 minutes with no soldering or special tools required. Upon opening your new DIY TinyTV Kit, you'll want to make sure that you have the following:


Assembly

TinyTV 3D printed pieces

Starting with your 3D printed TV housing, gently break out the extra 3D printed pieces from inside of the cabinet. These will be used shortly. 

TinyScreen+ with battery plugged in

Next, remove the screen protector from the TinyScreen+. Plug the battery into the back of the TinyScreen+ board and the speaker into the MicroSD/ Audio TinyShield where it is labeled Speaker. 

MicroSD & Audio TinyShield with speaker plugged in

CAUTION: the next steps require delicacy, be gentle with the TinyScreen+ as the side switch can break off.

TinyTV 3D print on side with Switch broken out of housing in hand

Locate the 3D printed switch piece that we broke out of the TV housing previously. Insert into the slot. The ON/OFF switch on the TinyScreen+ will rest inside of this switch. 

TinyTV Switch places into 3D printed housing slot

Next, Gently push the TinyScreen+ into place making sure that the switch on the TinyScreen+ is in alignment with the 3D printed switch. Make sure not to pinch the Battery wires.

TinyScreen+ with battery inserted into TV housing

Then snap the MicroSD/Audio board + speaker into place making sure again not to pinch the speaker wires. 

MicroSD/Audio TinyShield with speaker placed into TV connecting to TinyScreen+

Take the additional pieces we broke out earlier and slid them into the slots located on either side of the inside of the TV. These will help hold the components into place. 

3D printed long pieces with notch placed into TV at sides with notches facing inwards

Then stack your battery into place and remove the adhesive backing off of the speaker. Stick the speaker to the inside of the back of the TV pressing firmly. Note: Making a firm seal with the speaker adhesive to the inside of the TinyTV enclosure panel ensures the maximum output of sound from the speaker - you can test the strength of the seal by playing videos on the TV and adding pressure to the speaker

Battery stacked into TV with Speaker attached on top

Up next pop the back of the TV into place, it is easiest to place the top in first and then the bottom should push into place. 

TinyTV back put in place to seal TV

Insert your Preloaded MicroSD, we recommend using a pair of tweezers to secure it into place. 

TinyTV SD Card inserted into slot on bottom of TV

Load up to 5 hours of your own videos, movies, and TV shows easily using our TSV Converter-a free tool to convert any MP4 file. Then load the files onto the included MicroSD card, sit back and relax, and enjoy hours of entertainment!

TinyTV image with Tiny Remote in hand aimed at TV

The Tiny Remote will work best when directed toward the top of the TinyTV where the receiver is, and will work about 12-18in. away from the unit - making it perfect for a desk accessory!

To customize your viewing experience, you can use the Settings Menu Tutorial to turn off the TinyTV program for the Tiny Video Player program. Additionally you can toggle Auto Play, and Looping settings to customize your palm-sized video display.


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