How to Set up Digital Signage Hardware for Just $20?

Digital signage have surely gained momentum post the pandemic. The global digital signage market is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of 8% in the period of 2022-2027. Their market size is estimated to reach $32.12 billion by 2026

While many businesses already know ways on how to use signages, a lot of others feel they are costly, too techy or only for the big corporations. One major concern that most of them have is the cost associated with them, especially the hardware!

What do I need for digital signage?

Hardware – Android TV (with Google Play Store) or a smart TV along with an Amazon Firestick

Software – An easy to use software to manage your digital menu boards

Network: – Wifi or Internet 

What if we are to tell you that you can get your signage up and running with just $20 worth of digital signage hardware? Sounds dreamy, right? 

Digital signage screen need some kind of media player via which the content will be played. If you are using DotSignage, you already know you might either need an Android TV or any kind of smart TV that could play content via Amazon Firestick. 

While fire sticks are typically priced around 40 USD, Amazon has now introduced a Firestick Lite version that costs 20 USD. You might already have a Smart TV. If not, you can go on to procure any and grab this USD 20 worth of Amazon Lite Firestick to get started.

amazon fire stick lite for digital signage

Stating that, Amazon Lite Firestick offers everything a regular Amazon Firestick offers to get your digital signage up and running. The only difference between the lite Firestick and the regular one is the Alexa remote that comes with it. 

All you need to know about the Amazon Lite Firestick:

  • Cost starts with just $19.99
  • Works with wide range of streaming apps like Netflix, Amazon Prime, HBO Max and others
  • Comes with an Alexa voice remote
  • Has HDR Compatibility and not 4k resolution

Follow these simple steps to start setting up your digital signage via DotSignage:

  • Go under the Device section of the Panel
  • Tap on ‘Add Device’, click on Add what to play
  • Select the content that you are to associate with your signage (Schedule/Playlist/Design/App)
  • Tap on ‘Save and Link Device’ and input the code that you get after downloading the DotSignage app on the TV via the Firestick.

If you were stuck at a choice of having a signage software for your restaurant, retail or corporate space due to the hardware confusion and the costs associated with it, we hope tvs for digital signage blog helps you resolve it. Our software works best for any industry since its quite straightforward, quick to get started, is competitively priced and doesn’t require much on hardware investment.

Reach us out at for more queries on hardware that you have to have a digital signage for your business.

Smit Nebhwani

Smit Nebhwani is a tech entrepreneur with expertise in successfully building SAAS based products. Boasting over a decade of experience in the startup sector, he takes pleasure in sharing valuable insights on all facets of SAAS products. His extensive experience in the digital signage sector has established him as a reputable authority in the industry, and he channels this expertise through some valuable content. In his free time, Smit enjoys music, travelling and spending time with his family.

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