Category: Sports

The Control Panel is celebrating a birthday this week!

The Control Panel is celebrating a birthday this week! A group of Daktronics trainers, event producers, technical support and creative services members started the blog as a way to share tips and tricks when it comes to operating and maintaining Video Displays and Control Rooms. Here are our 5 most popular posts from this past ...

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Another successful IDEA Conference in the books

When attendees stepped into the ballroom where the 2016 IDEA conference was being held, they found themselves facing the Daktronics booth, where individuals from our services team were eager to share demos of products, content reels and some of our latest arena and stadium installations. Hundreds of professionals from across the industry were present at ...

When is the last time you tidied up your control room?

When is the last time you tidied up your control room? As you get organized for your current or upcoming seasons, do you have equipment that needs to be sent to Daktronics for repair and return? There is no reason to keep defective or unused parts laying around. Instead, save time and money by familiarizing ...

The basics of caring for your control system

As the creative engine of your display system, control components play an equally important role in obtaining an extended system life. Most control components, such as video processors and switchers, are engineered to last a lifetime. PC-based components such as players and hard drives, need to be upgraded every 3-5 years to keep up with ...

Out with the old and in with the new

A lot of things have changed over the last few years when it comes to video displays, interactive content and control systems. To keep up with changes, members of our Daktronics customer training group and field engineers recently returned to Brookings, SD to learn more about the new tools and products. Many of these advancements ...

Daktronics MySupport now available

At Daktronics, making access to service and support easier than ever is the main goal of our services team. Which is why we are excited to announce that you will now have access to Daktronics MySupport, an online customer portal individualized for you. MySupport will provide access to Daktronics support services when you need and ...

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Preparing for the 2016 Fall Sport Seasons: Control System Checks

July is here and the fall sports season is creeping up on us. One of the keys to a successful season is preparation. For those who are active with football, volleyball or aquatics systems, do you know the condition of your control room as we come to this busy time? If you are not sure, ...

Preparing for the 2016 fall sport seasons: Display Checks

I hope everyone is enjoying their summer! We would like to use this quiet time to share display check tips that can be used before the fall sport seasons. Check your display well in advance of your season. July is one of the busier times of the year when it comes to doing preseason checks. ...

Preparing for the 2016 fall sport seasons: Content Strategies

Football is Coming! Your schedule is set for the upcoming season and this is the time for preparation. During the next month, we will be publishing a series of football and other fall sport preparation posts that will help our display operators get a great start to the upcoming season. At the present time, many ...

How to set the All Sport 5000 to count up and stop at a preset time

We all know that zero comes after one when counting down. But what happens when you are counting up? Does the clock ever stop? Soccer, or Football as they call it around the World, uses the All Sport 5000 controller for the main clock to count up. In most cases, the first half starts at ...