Category: Venus 1500

Preparing Your LED Displays For A Hurricane

We know you don’t need to be told that hurricanes can cause massive damage and your safety should be your number one priority. But to help you prepare for this type of natural disaster, here are a few best practices regarding your LED displays. Power down your display and control system. Power down your Uninterruptable ...

Take a Tour of the Venus® 1500 Learning Center

People often ask if we have any free online training videos for the Venus® 1500 software. The answer is, of course, yes, we do! Welcome to our tour of the Venus 1500 Learning Center! Today I will be your guide, so please follow along and pay attention, and don’t touch anything! All joking aside, today ...

Sharing Is Caring: Two (or More) Computers, One Display

We often receive calls from people asking if they can communicate with their display from multiple computers. Sometimes people already communicating from more than one computer ask us why some of their messages aren’t playing anymore. Have you ever had this happen or considered using two or more computers to operate your display? If so, ...

Home Sweet Home Tab IV: Display Selection, Status and Tools

Welcome to the final post in our Home Tab series. This week, we'll discuss all of the available display options and resources available there. Display Status The Display Status column runs vertically along the left side of the Home Tab. This section provides you with all the vital information about the display, including the type ...

Home Sweet Home Tab III: Scheduled Playlists and Running/Stored Presentations

Welcome to our third overall and second-to-last post about the Venus 1500 V4 Home Tab! We previously went over the Online/Offline Status Indicator, as well as Alerts and the Progress Bar. This time around, we will cover Running Presentations, Stored Presentations, and Scheduled Playlists. As you already know if you read the first two posts in this ...

Home Sweet Home Tab II: Alerts and the Progress Bar

Welcome home, everyone! Speaking of which, the Home Tab in Venus 1500 V4 is full of helpful tools and information. Last time, we went over the Online/Offline Status Indicator. This week we will go over Alerts. You'll learn what they mean, what to do about them, and how to utilize the little known, but often ...

Breathtaking Borders for Back to School

Congratulations! A few weeks ago, we celebrated our 1,500th subscriber!  As a thank you, we held a drawing and all of our blog subscribers were entered.  One lucky person was selected to work with our Creative Services teams to create a FREE piece of CUSTOM content! I am happy to announce our winner!  Congratulations to longtime subscriber, Gayla ...

Home Sweet Home Tab: Online Vs. Offline Status Indicator

Online or Offline, that is the question. No, I won’t be performing any Shakespeare for you unfortunately, but that is the question that we will be discussing today! I am often told that “Venus 1500 V4 is showing me that I’m online so I know my messages are all playing” or “I know we have ...

Group Project: Scheduling and Publishing to Multiple Displays Simultaneously

Do you have more than one display? If so, have you ever thought that scheduling your messages out to them at the same time would be very helpful? Whether your displays are back-to-back, or in completely different locations, you can manage either one simultaneously. By "simultaneously," I mean that if you group your displays, you ...

1500 Subscriber Special!!!

Three years, 2 months, and 25 days ago, we started the Venus 1500 blog to help you get the most out of your Daktronics display. This will be our 143rd post overall, and each post provided you with tips and tricks for using your display, creating content, planning ad campaigns, showed you how to utilize shortcuts ...