Tag: Venus 1500

Ring in the New Year with Venus 1500! Part III

February is upon us, and Pro Football’s biggest game is nearly here. What a great opportunity to put some brand-new, eye-catching content on your display! Most people will be out and about buying food, beverages, décor, and all kinds of other goods in preparation for viewing parties all across the country! Whether people are interested ...

Ring in the New Year with Venus 1500! Part I

Let us be among the last to wish you and yours a Happy New Year! A lot of people like to kick off the New Year with resolutions for a fresh start. Being a display owner should be no different!  The beginning of the year is a great time to make sure your software is ...

Road Trip! Safety First for Holiday Travelers

Let us be among the first to wish you a Safe and Happy Thanksgiving.  A couple weeks ago, we posted about using your displays for Community Reminders such as checking your smoke detectors.  With the holiday season quickly approaching and gas prices plummeting, we thought it would be a great opportunity for us to help ...

Gobble Up Some Tips for Thanksgiving!

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, we want to share some ideas with you about how to get the most out of your display over the long weekend. First, however, we need to let you know Daktronics holiday hours, so you can call us ahead of time if you have any questions or need help with anything. ...

Boo!! We Have a Treat Bag of Tips for You!

Community Reminder Did you know that October is National Fire Prevention Month?  Ever since the 1920s, both the United States and Canada have observed Fire Prevention the week in which October 9 falls. This week commemorates the Great Chicago Fire of 1871. While most fire departments designate the second week of October for demonstrations and events, ...

Contact A Trainer

Welcome to the Venus 1500 Blog!  Whether you just started reading our blog recently, or you’re a long-time reader, you have probably heard about our Contact A Trainer page. We often refer to it and link to it in our posts, and while I’m sure it has proven helpful to most of you, some readers may ...

Windows 10 Is Coming. What Your Customers Need to Know.

Microsoft will release Windows 10 Operating System on July 29, 2015. How will this affect your Venus 1500 v4 users? Here are your customers' options: Stay in your current Windows Operating System and continue to use Venus 1500 V4 as you are today. Update to Windows 10 and use Venus 1500 V4 as you always have. ...

Choose the Best Background 4

Welcome! This is another entry in our series on Choosing the Best Backgrounds using Venus® 1500 v4. Today we will show you how to use gradients. GRADIENTS Using gradients is a great way to add color to your background and really make it stand out. First, go to the Format Tab and choose a Background ...

Choose the Best Background 3

Welcome to week 3 in our series about Choosing the Best Backgrounds using Venus® 1500 v4 software. If you missed our previous posts, view “Choosing the Best Backgrounds 1” and “Choosing the Best Backgrounds 2.” This week, we'll take a look at using Custom Colors. Using custom colors gives you A LOT more options when it comes to ...

Choose the Best Background 2

Use the color wheel Today we’ll continue with our series about using effective backgrounds when you create Venus® 1500 software messages. This time we will discuss the color wheel and show you how to choose the best color combinations for your display. Color combinations influence readability, visibility, and the meaning of your message. Bright colors ...