Tag: How to Optimize/Maintain your System

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Do you have construction planned for 2017?

If construction is in your future, you will want to protect your existing LED display(s) from the dust and debris. When planning to cover a display, it is important to remember that Daktronics products, like all electronics, are sensitive to electrostatic discharge (ESD). By their nature, LEDs are especially sensitive to ESD. The mechanical parts ...

Creative Services goes to bat for the Mets

As baseball season comes to a close, we’re looking back on some of the work we’ve done this season. Over the course of the last two seasons, our Professional Services team has worked with the New York Mets to take their game-day experience to the next level. When the Mets installed new displays in 2015, ...

Rebooting 101- soft vs hard resets on DMP’s

There are several supporting resources available when it comes to powering on and off your control system. The various system specific procedures for a hard reboot of your Daktronics Control System are listed here: What are the proper rack startup and shutdown procedures? Daktronics recommends powering up and testing all display equipment approximately four hours before an ...

5 ways to care for your DMP-7000

The DMP-7000 or the Venus 7000 controller is an all-in-one hardware/software display controller and playback component in a digital display system. DMP-7000 has been used in a variety of markets that includes large high schools and commercial applications, to professional sports. For those with DMP-7000(s) in their system, here are some tips from our experts ...

Your basketball season preparation should be a slam dunk!

Start your season preparation early with the help of our services team. For those of you getting ready for basketball, you’ll want to stay tuned to The Control Panel for everything you need to prepare. We recommend completing a season readiness check 2-4 weeks before your first event, giving you enough time to fulfill any ...

Keep your control system secure

Over the last few years, the evolution of malware has significantly advanced to the point that traditional Anti-Virus just isn’t enough anymore (I.E. Symantec, McAfee, Trend Micro, etc.) There are roughly one million new malware threats created each day. Fortunately, control rooms with Daktronics components have not seen many of these threats that could infect endpoints ...

It is time to back that up!

Do you have a continuous backup strategy for your control system?Don't just back up your data once per season.  Instead, back up your data frequently. This protects your data in the event of an operating system crash, hardware failure or virus attack. To make things easier, many larger systems may have a network-attached storage device ...

How do I securely transfer content to my Daktronics system?

Receiving content and preparing it to play is an activity that we are all familiar with. From professional teams to high schools, the steps for loading content are very similar. Please keep in mind, the way you transfer files could expose your control system to dangerous malware or viruses. Whether you are in a rush ...

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 ...

Embrace changes this fall with Daktronics Professional Services

We all go through changes from season to season. Changes are what keep things interesting and new. As you approach your season, there are a few changes that may prompt you to contact Daktronics Professional Services. Our diverse community of specialized application engineers, trainers and creative service professionals can help you prepare for the football ...