Tag: Operation Instruction and Tips

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How to prepare your All Sport for baseball games

The All Sport and the All Sport operator are a critical element to many baseball games. The list below shows the type of information that the All Sport can collect for baseball games. This data can be used as RTD on your video display or it can output directly to your scoreboard. Baseball game-in-progress data ...

Capturing the moment

MOE, BAM or Takeover are just some of the terms used when referring to a moment where the same content is triggered to all the displays at once, such as AND ONE, HOMERUN or TOUCHDOWN! When creating a scripting button for DMP-8000 players, you will notice a double arrow icon in the top right corner ...

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What is in a name?

Best practices for naming scripting buttons When creating a script button, one step that seems to be overlooked is naming the button. Once you've added your lines of script, your first instinct is to hit save and play it out. If you missed naming your button then the button will default to ‘Play’. You could ...

But wait, there’s more!

We've told you about the components that make up Show Control and for just $19.99 you will have access to bonus features! Just kidding; this isn't an As Seen on TV commercial. The Daktronics Scoring and Timing Interface (DSTI) Widget is a plugin in Display Studio and is just one of the add-ons that assist operators ...

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 ...

How to Import Graphics into DMP-8000?

Importing display-ready graphics into your player is an essential skill for those preparing for the next game.   To learn more, the steps for adding graphics into the DMP-8000 are outlined in this Knowledge Base article- How to Import Graphics into DMP-8000? This article also has some helpful organization advice from our Field Customer Trainers that ...

A Word about Content Studio

If you use Show Control - you are familiar with the "pencil in the upper right corner" aka Content Studio. Content Studio is a content compositor used to prepare content for Daktronics displays. For long-time Daktronics users, you may remember the days of creating content using the Sequence Designer in Venus 7000. Content Studio was ...

FYI: Adobe CC cuts off First Two Frames from Dak MPEG Converted Files

The Daktronics Creative Services group noticed something interesting about previewing files in Adobe After Effects CC or Premier CC. To compress our animations, Daktronics Creative Services use the Daktronics FFMPEG Video Converter to convert uncompressed .AVIs to H.264 compressed .MP4s When the .MP4s are brought back in to Adobe After Effects CC or Premiere CC ...

Getting to know DakStats Web-Sync Utility for NAIA Schools

What is Web-Sync? A DakStats application with the Web-Sync process creates a centralized location for league statistics while reducing the amount of time it takes to compile and distribute statistics to the national office, other coaches, and the media. The Web-Sync service automates the collection and distribution of player, team and league statistics by allowing ...

Get to know Show Control

All-in-one, time saver, user friendly. These describe the Daktronics Show Control. Show Control is made up of two programs; Display Studio and Content Studio. Each program has powerful tools built in to produce a unique fan experience for your display. Show Control works in conjunction with DMP-7000 and DMP-8000 players via a network connection. Display ...