Tag: How to Optimize/Maintain your System

The Control Panel tag

School’s out! How to button up things for the summer

Summer is finally here and schools and universities are starting to slow down. Don’t forget about your control equipment while your fans are away for the season. Electronic components can degrade quicker over time if they are not stored properly. There are a few things to keep in mind while you are between seasons and not ...

Don’t leave your fans in the dark during this season

Power outages triggered by extreme weather occur most often in the spring and summer months. Like many unexpected situations, power outages for your display system can be easier to manage if you have prepared in advance. It’s common to practice fire and tornado drills to prepare for an emergency, and power outages are no different. ...

Charge ahead with your RC-100!

One of our more popular scoreboard controllers is the little RC-100 handheld controller. These little 4lb wireless devices can control a variety of displays including baseball scoreboards, tennis scoreboards, rodeo and aquatics timers. The RC-100 has a rechargeable battery that allows umpires or judges to control the scoreboard without a lot of extra equipment. Don’t ...

Support Channels for the 2016 Track and Field Season

Get a great start to your season by accessing our online support tools to help you have a seamless start to your season. Ready, Set, Go! Assess your equipment If you have not already, read our previous posts on preparing for your season. Here are a few that provide helpful recommendations regarding pre-season checks. Preparing ...

Daktronics Support Channels for the 2016 Motorsports Season

Racing season is here! We would like to share popular support resources that will help you have a seamless start to the 2016 season. Assess your equipment before your first event. If you have not already read our previous posts on preparing for your season, here are a few that provide helpful recommendations regarding pre-season ...

Preparing for the 2016 Spring Sport Seasons: Display Checks

Daktronics has recommendations to help assess the condition of your displays before you start the next season. This assessment will help you identify concerns so they may be reported right away. If you do find issues, follow the steps in your service agreement or reach out to customer support so they can keep your displays ...

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 ...

Syncback to the External Hard Drive

As a display operator, one of the worst discoveries is that your site’s DMP-7000 or DMP-8000 machine has failed, taking with it all your content from the last few seasons. Unfortunately this recently happened at University of Georgia’s baseball stadium. During a campus-wide broadcast, it was discovered that the site’s sole DMP-7000 machine refused to ...

Support Channels for the Basketball Season

Having a problem with a Daktronics product? Here are 10 frequently used articles for the basketball season: NCAA 2015 Basketball Rule Changes What Stats are Available from the Out of Town Scores -NCAA BB Stats Inc. Driver? How do I set up Stat Crew TAS for Basketball What All Sport Code do I use for ...

Support Channels for the Hockey Season

Having a problem with a Daktronics product? Here are 10 frequently used articles for the hockey season: How do I setup TASComms32 communication for Stat Crew? What is the Raritan KVM default username and password? What Stats are Available from Stat Crew Hockey Interface? Horn sounds periodically during Hockey or Lacrosse game How does the ...