Does 1st generation Chromecast still work?
The original Chromecast was released in 2013 and remains a useful device, but Google is limiting future updates to bug and security fixes. If you still rely on the original $35 Chromecast for streaming to a TV, then don’t expect it to get any better in terms of features.
What is the difference between 1st and 2nd generation Chromecast?
The biggest difference between the First Generation Chromecast and the second Generation Chromecast is that First Generation Chromecast supports 2.4 GHZ WiFi network, while the Second Generation Chromecast supports both 2.4 and 5 GHZ WiFi bands.
How do I connect my first generation Chromecast?
Plug in: Plug Chromecast into your TV, then connect the USB power cable to your Chromecast. Next, either plug the other end of the USB power cable into an open USB port on your TV OR into the included power adapter which you will then plug into a power outlet. Note: Only use the provided AC adapter.
What can Chromecast 1st gen do?
The Google Chromecast connects your TV using a built-in HDMI attachment to provide access to online video services including Google Play and BBC iPlayer.