Category: Sports

Introduction to the All Sport 5000

One of my most memorable training memories happened when supporting a college basketball game at a new venue. Before the event, the display operators and I followed a thorough pregame check. We checked the control systems and tested the stat feeds to be sure everything would run smooth for the first big basketball game at ...

Troubleshooting RTD

Real Time Data (RTD) is often a huge part of any event when it comes to displaying player stats, clocks, out-of-town scores, Tweets, closed captioning; or shot charts on a video board. There are numerous interface options for displaying data in Daktronics control systems, and depending on the application, you may use one or more. ...

What to Expect When ESPN College GameDay (CGD) Visits

Congrats! ESPN College GameDay has announced they are coming to your university. But what does that mean for you as a display operator? There are two different experiences to CGD, one for football and one for basketball. For football, CGD tends to be more hands-off concerning the video displays and the actual football stadium. More ...

Free Training for MiLB and NCAA Statistic Keepers

DakStats Baseball software is used as the baseball scoring program for both Minor League and NCAA baseball teams. Let us show you how DakStats can track live game stats, provide detailed statistical reports, and supply data to various display systems. This free webinar is intended to provide an overview of the initial setup and game ...

Success with SyncBack

Redundancy is one of the many keys to a successful operation. Many Daktronics control systems are equipped with backup DMP (7000 or 8000) computers and processors. If your control system has a backup player, SyncBack is the software used to copy files from the primary to the backup computer. When creating or loading files into ...

Cleveland Browns Adapt to A Growing Production

Two years ago, the Cleveland Browns started the season with 25 new Daktronics LED displays. This week the Browns wrapped up the second season with the new technology with a stronger production than ever. Much of the 2014 season was dedicated to getting the show up and running, and becoming comfortable with the new system. However, ...

Daktronics Diverse Support Community

When you purchase with Daktronics you get more than a display system, you gain access to a community of support. Daktronics provides specialized experts to help you along your way. Here’s a brief list of some of our experts that ensure your display is performing at its optimal level.   Service Coordinators Answers your questions ...

Content is King!

Content is King! We’ve created a guide that walks you through how to maximize your scorer’s table content by engaging your fans through stats, promotions and animations. Read this guide to understand: Optimal hold time for messages Background colors that best accent logos and messages on a LED display Recommended static and animated file formats ...

Backing Up Show Control

When did you last back up your Show Control? A week ago? Month ago? End of last season? My hope is that it was not when the system was installed back in 2012 when the on-site trainer went through and showed you the process. It takes just a few seconds, and can save a lot ...

Dynamic Content “jitters” or “jumps around” when Playing

Here is a troubleshooting scenario.  If it is noticed that dynamic content, such as a game clock, “jitters” or “jumps around” while it is playing, it is probably an issue caused by the type of font which was selected for the content. If the font being used for the content is not a fixed-width font, ...