Tag: Venus 1500

Displaying Current Weather on Your Galaxy Display

I once heard someone say that if the temperature was less than her age, she was not leaving the house. Here in South Dakota, we are closing in on some of those type of days faster than most of us want. But this topic brings to mind displaying the temperature on your Daktronics display.  Displaying ...

Keeping Tabs on Your Tabs: The Content Tab (Venus 1500 Hub)

Welcome back to the blog, everyone! We posted about the Home Tab in the Venus 1500 Hub last year (see below).  Today, we will begin a new series that focuses on the other tabs in the Venus 1500 Hub, as well as all the tabs in Content Studio. This series will teach you about all ...

Using the Paging Feature Revisited

Last year we posted a series of blogs that revisited some of our most viewed articles. This year, we are going to start off 2018 with a similar post, and it's all about paging.  But before you get back into paging, be sure to check out previous posts from the “Revisited” series first! Planning Your ...

That’s the Holiday Spirit!

Last month, we posted about using your display to give thanks and spread goodwill throughout your community. It's also good to tie into your city’s calendar for specials, local tournaments, meets and events. To keep the spirit of Christmas going this week, we want to share some ideas with you. We’ll talk about using your ...

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 ...

Updating a Customer’s Control Software

Wisconsin Sign Company SignArt Co., Inc. Eau Claire, Wisconsin, recently had a quick serve restaurant franchisee request a control software update for their LED sign. With support from Daktronics, the sign company rose to the occasion to make their customer very happy. In response to update requests like this, Daktronics developed a solution that converts ...

Happy Halloween–Content Just for You!

Halloween is right around the corner, and we want it to be a fun and successful day for you! You may have received a treat in your email from Daktronics recently: a Halloween template for your display to help make your business stand out. Our new template is so versatile that you can use it ...

Recent Windows 10 Update?

Were you using Windows 7 or 8 one day, only to find Windows 10 replaced it overnight? If Microsoft updated your operating system to Windows 10, and you weren’t using the latest Venus 1500 version, the software won’t work. Here’s how to fix this problem by updating to Venus 1500 V4.22. Follow the directions in ...

Windows-10-Compatible Venus® 1500 v4 Update Released

Daktronics released Version 4.22 on March 28, 2016, and also notified customers via blog post on the same day. Everyone with a Venus 1500 license received the good news about the update. The post, “Windows 10 Compatibility Is Here,” provides your customers with full instructions about downloading Venus 1500 v.4.22. They can get extra help ...

Is Your Display Experiencing Issues with Time and Scheduling?

Daylight Savings Time may have come early to your display this year. If you have experienced time or scheduling issues this week, we have a simple workaround for you. Step 1:  Disable the Daylight Saving Time option. In Venus 1500 V4, click on Orange “V” application menu. Click on Configure>Displays. Select correct display that needs to be ...