Category: Training

Venus 1500 Support During the Holidays

Happy Holidays from Daktronics! (Click the title to see holiday hours.) Did you know that Daktronics has several online resources you can utilize at any time, even during non-business hours, weekends, and holidays? Continue reading to find out more! You can submit a request for help at our Contact A Trainer site if you have ...

Cropping Video Duration

You can use the Venus® 1500 Timeline to extend the length of a seamless video. But if the video has artifacts or transitions at the beginning or end, you’ll want to crop those first for a smooth, continuous playback. Double click, or click, drag, and drop, the desired video from the Media Library or from ...

PLACING TEXT OVER GRAPHICS

Use Venus® 1500 control software to add your own text over a graphic. With the holiday season upon us, use your display to keep your customers informed about store hours and special events. To sort for holiday videos: Select the Videos tab in the Media Library. Click the drop down next to Daktronics library. Click ...

Small Display Help 2 – Scrolling a Graphic

Use Venus® 1500 control software to run graphics, even on a smaller display. Sometimes, with smaller displays, you may have a graphic that just doesn't reduce down to fit on one layout and still keep the image’s integrity. A solution for this is to scroll the graphic over multiple layouts. Round logos and portrait-type images ...

Small Display Help – Using the Character Map to Add Interest

Many times, owners of smaller displays think they are limited to text only. Not true. If you own a smaller display, you can use the Character Map to create holiday presentations, school presentations, weather-related presentations, and more! If you are just starting out and want to do something easy, insert a character that has to ...

Foreign Language Support Requirements (World Type)

Are you interested in using Venus 1500 control software to create messages in languages other than English? Last week, we showed you how to do this if you only occasionally need this feature. If you use world text more often, this article is for you. Our software training team offers you some great tips below. ...

¡Aquí se habla español!

37 million people in America speak Spanish. It’s the most spoken non-English language in the U.S. For these reasons, you may be interested in running messages in Spanish on your digital display. To do that, you’ll need access to letters and marks not found in English. You can use several ways to configure your keyboard ...

Get ready for the end of daylight saving time

Are you wondering when Daylight Saving Time (DST) ends so you can enjoy an extra hour of beauty sleep? Get ready to “fall back” soon . . . at 2 a.m. on Sunday, November 2 clocks are to be turned back one hour, making it 1:00 a.m. This change will take place here in South ...

Move Extra Inventory with Your Content

Use Venus 1500 software and your LED sign to sell your extra inventory. Simply create a message highlighting the product and include a call to action such as, “While supplies last,”  “Ask for a 10% discount,”  or, as in the example right, "Get a Free Box Spring." Remember, less text is more! Schedule this content to ...

We’re Dedicated to You/Scrolling Tips

We Want to Help You This week is Customer Service Week, a time for companies across the country to recognize their customer service representatives for their amazing contributions. Here at Daktronics we are celebrating our fantastic customer service teams with a week full of food, games, and team-building activities. But more than that, this is ...