How to stream over an iPhone 4S
The iPhone will a act as a mobile hotspot, providing a Wi-Fi connection for the miniCASTER®/nanoCASTER®
What you need: miniCASTER®/nanoCASTER® + iPhone 4S + CISCO Wi-fi Stick (comes with every miniCASTER®/nanoCASTER®)
Before you can start with your iPhone, you need to tell the miniCASTER®/nanoCASTER® the right credentials to get connected to the personal hotspot of the iPhone 4S. This information will edited in the Repository Service (https://my.minicaster.com) and stored locally on the connected miniCASTER. Once you have stored it on the miniCASTER®/nanoCASTER®, you can activate this profie anytime.
The steps to do:
1. On your iPhone: Go to settings – general
2. and click on “personal hotspot” activate the personal hotspot by using the slider to “on”
Remember the name “iPhone 4S Michael Westphal” (in your case your iPhones shown name) and Wi-Fi Password listed here – you will need it to store it on your miniCASTER®/nanoCASTER®.
Once this is done, plug in the Cisco Linksys 1000 Wi-Fi Stick in the USB port as shown below:
Connect your miniCASTER®/nanoCASTER® to the internet – over LAN. Start the miniCASTER and wait until all services are up and running. Start the my.miniCASTER.com Repository service. Choose- the wanted and connected miniCASTER®/nanoCASTER®.
Go to “manage profiles”. Go to “WLAN” profiles. Choose from drop down “temporary WLAN Profile”. Click on “show” on the very right. A drop down window appears.
ESS-ID: the name of you iPhone (here: iPhone 4S Michael Westphal)
Wireless Mode: managed
Security Mode: Auto
Encryption Method: Auto
WLAN key: the Wi-Fi password, the iPhone is suggesting
Click on “save custom changes” and wait some 20 seconds – the new profile is now transferred to your miniCASTER®/nanoCASTER®
Choosing the right WLAN profile on the miniCASTER®/nanoCASTER® device
Press the “M” button once
Press the > Button 3xtimes. until “Select WLAN profile” is shown
Press the” return” button”
Press the > or < Button until “temporary WLAN profile appears”
You now have selected the right profile
The Wi-Fi Stick will blink until he founds the iPhone Hotspot. If the connection is established – the iPhone will show “Personal Hotspot: 1 connection” on the very top of the screen.
Select the wanted output profile and confirm by clicking the “Return” – Key
(Note: do not expect your iPhone to stream with high bandwiths. On the paper it is capable to stream with HSUPA speed (up to 5,76 Mbit/s), but due to environmental conditions expect much lower speeds – it really depends……Live Streaming as easy as a phone call