Meet speakermic Quick Start Guide

Get started with Hangouts Meet hardware

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Step 1: Connect USB cable

To get started, you need to connect the Hangouts Meet hardware speakermic to a Chromebox. You can connect multiple speakermics together, if needed.

Connect one speakermic

  1. Under the speakermic, insert the USB cable into the micro-USB port.

    Diagram: speakermic with USB port
  2. Connect the USB cable to the Chromebox.
  3. Wait for the lights on the speakermic to turn white.
  4. In Hangouts Meet, click Settings Settings and make sure Hangouts Meet speakermic is selected.
    Speakermic settings in Hangouts Meet
    The speakermic is now ready to use with Hangouts Meet.

Connect multiple speakermics

  1. Connect one speakermic to a power outlet using the power adapter.
  2. On one speakermic, in the Next network port, insert the network cable.
  3. On a second speakermic, in the Previous network port, insert the other end of the cable. Up to 5 speakermics can be connected this way.
    For the best audio quality, we recommend that speakermics be less than 4.9 feet (1.5 m) away from each meeting participant and less than 6.5 feet (2 m) away from each additional speakermic.
  4. On one of the speakermics, in the micro-USB port, insert the USB cable and connect it to the Chromebox.
  5. Wait for the lights on each speakermic to turn white.
  6. In Hangouts Meet, click Settings Settings and make sure Hangouts Meet speakermic is selected.

    Diagram: connect two speakermics

    The devices are now ready to use with Hangouts Meet. 

Note: If the Hangouts Meet speakermic firmware is out of date, an automatic update might start when the device is connected. If so, you’ll see the yellow lights flashing. You should allow up to 2 minutes for the update to finish.

Step 2: Manage video meetings

  • To join a meeting, press Join call Join call.
  • To end a meeting, press End call End call.
  • To change the volume, press Volume down Volume down or Volume up Volume up
  • To mute the microphone, press Mute microphone Mute

    Speakermic buttons
Light indicator Device status
Yellow Power on, not connected
White Connected, not in a meeting
Green In a video meeting
Red Microphone muted
Yellow (flashing) Firmware upgrade in progress
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