During Troubleshooting, it may become necessary to attach a keyboard and mouse to the Ticker Media Player, so you can view what is happening on the device itself.
The USB ports are standard USB ports, however the Ticker may either use HDMI Mini, or Standard HDMI, so ensure you have both cables or a Mini to Standard dongle.
If possible, leave the Ticker Media Player in the Ticker to continue using the power source from the Ticker. If this is not possible, remove the entire power brick connected to the Ticker Media Player, and ensure you have this type of power cable to plug from a regular outlet to the power brick:
The Ticker Nuc will have 2 USB ports on the front, as well as 1 on the back. On of these will be dedicated to the USB to Ethernet Adapter that is supplying the internet, so it is recommended to leave that plugged in.
Connect your keyboard, mouse, and monitor to the Ticker Media Player, and power it up. If the Ticker Media Player is working correctly, you should see the ethernet activity light start blinking, as well as the blue power indicator light come on:
Once the monitor comes on, you will see the operating system start up, and you will be on the desktop. The desktop can vary depending on the OS version, but it should look similar to this:
If the device is powering on and into the Linux OS, you can now troubleshoot any issues further since you have a monitor to view the device.