Category: Maintaining Your System

Your Display Comes Clean

A thorough cleaning can make a huge impact on image quality. Everything gets dusty and dirty. Think of your television at home. Dust collects on the screen that needs to be removed on a regular basis. Large screen displays are no exception. Particles in the air collect on the face of the display, affecting the ...

Display Calibration: What is it and why calibrate?

At Daktronics, we recognize the demand for a smooth display appearance and our service team uses a variety of processes to meet these expectations through display calibration. What is LED calibration and why should I calibrate my display? All LED technology slowly dims and degrades over time. Each LED can degrade at a different rate which then ...

4 Easy Steps to Ensure Your Display is Baseball Ready

With Baseball season starting, it's time to fire up your video display for the year. But first, a system check is necessary. If your service agreement includes an annual system check, you might be covered. If not, here are four things to consider to ensure your display is in peak condition. Perform a visual inspection - For ...

Integrate baseball pitch tracking technology with your display

Today's new pitch and hit interfaces allow MLB, MiLB and NCAA teams to expand beyond just the speed of pitch. These new data options require time and planning to set up and test.  Here are a few things to keep in mind as you prepare for the upcoming season.

Off-season Best Practices for Control Equipment

What are best practices for storing equipment? Here are some things to consider before leaving your control room for the year.

Use the same support tools as we do!

Our technicians and specialists learn about our products through a number of ways.  They have access to manuals, drawings, videos and technical knowledge base articles to help understand installation, operation, maintenance and troubleshooting of our products.  These resources are mobile optimized so our team of support staff can access these tools anytime and anywhere. Did you know ...

Labor Day Weekend Support

Labor Day weekend is exciting time for our Daktronics Services Department.  This weekend, we will have individuals supporting football games from the high school to professional levels.  We will be here over the holiday for football or any other support needs. The gateway into all our technical support resources is available 24/7 on Daktronics.com. Our online support ...

Event producers prepare for NCAA and NFL seasons

Memorable game days require more than just a great video display.  For upcoming NCAA and NFL seasons, event producers will play a pivotal role in generating amazing experiences for fans during the game, however, concepts for big game moments began several months ago.  Event producers coordinate and plan many aspects that build up to the first game of ...

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Protecting Your Control Room Against Ransomware

Recent WannaCrypt ransomware attacks may leave your control system vulnerable if you have older generations of equipment. What is WannaCrypt? WannaCrypt is a ransomware that locks the infected computer's files and demands ransom to release them. It targets older versions of Windows that are in "custom support only" for Microsoft. Which systems are affected? The ...

Announcing the Launch of New Support Web Pages

We are pleased to announce the launch of new support web pages at Daktronics.com/Support. The updated site includes changes to navigation, streamlined menu options, a mobile friendly experience and more. When you visit the support homepage, you will now have the ability to search for resources on a specific product. If you are unsure what ...