I just got Venus 1500 V4… Now What???

Lately, we’ve been getting a lot of calls from people who just recently got the Venus 1500 V4 software installed. They’re asking, “Where do I go from here?”

We thought, now’s a good time to blog about getting started using your Venus 1500 V4 software!

So, after you download the Venus 1500 V4 software, follow the  steps below to set it up and connect to your display:

  1. Register your software: How do I register or license the Venus 1500 v4 software?
  2. Configure your software: How to create and configure a Galaxy display in Venus 1500 v4.
  3. Download the Daktronics Media Kit: How do I download the Venus 1500 v4 Media Kit?
  4. Choose a Schedule Mode: How do I switch between Continuous Mode and Scheduled Mode in Venus 1500 v4?
  5. Visit the Venus 1500 Learning Center for self-guided training to learn about your new software at your own pace.  The learning center includes helpful videos and tutorials.

Speaking of training, did you know that you may be entitled to a training session with one of our professional trainers? Give us a call at 1-800-325-8766 and find out. Even if a training wasn’t included with your display, you can still purchase one of our training classes. Please click on the following links to review your training options:

Venus 1500 Web Seminars

One-on-One Webinar

We also offer In-Person Workshops

Both Venus 1500 V4 and Content Studio also contain Help Guides which can be found by simply clicking on the Application Menu (Orange V) in the upper left-hand corner of the software. Hover over Help and click on Contents. You can also click the little question mark in the upper right-hand corner.

Help Guide







Venus 1500 Hub          Content Studio

Remember, if you have any questions or problems doing any of these things, call Daktronics Software Training at 1-800-325-8766. We are available Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CST.

You can also make use of multiple online resources if you ever need any assistance with your software. First, go to http://www.daktronics.com/ then choose from the following support options:

  1. Search our Knowledge Base for a multitude of articles with step-by-step instructions to resolve any issues or questions.
  2. Click the Contact A Trainer button to reach out to one of our professional trainers with questions.  They will call or email you back, your choice!
  3. To see Frequently Asked Questions and find other helpful support options, visit the Venus 1500 V4 Support page.
  4. For additional support options and information, visit the Venus 1500 V4 product page.
  5. Visit pixlr.com for help resizing still images that may be too big for your sign.

For those of you who made it all the way to the end of this article, congratulations!

Here is a link to download additional FREE CONTENT PACKAGES from http://buy.daktronics.com!!! Thanks again for reading!

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