Venus 1500 Learning Center

Welcome to the Venus 1500 Learning Center-a self-guided training site to learn the software at your own pace. Simply follow the ten links for step-by-step instructions. Complete the steps to set up and operate your Venus 1500 control software.

If self-guided training doesn't appeal to you, we also offer professional trainer-guided instruction. Please check out the Web Seminar, One-on-One Webinar training options.

Getting Started

How to get your Venus 1500 software up and running.

Venus 1500 Hub

How to use the Venus 1500 software platform.

Related Venus 1500 Hub

This tutorial gives you a brief walkthrough of the Venus® 1500 version 4 Home Tab, a dashboard of what is happening on the message display for a quick reference of your system.

View Home Tab Tutorial

Inserting & Editing Text

How to use text in your display content.

Formatting Text

How to format text in your display content.

Working with Multimedia

How to use graphics and videos in your display content.

Working with Objects

How to use objects in your display content.

Transition Effects

How to use transition effects in your display content.


How to schedule your display content.

Advanced Operations

How to perform advanced operations for your display content.

RSS, Atom or XML Feeds - GalaxyPro Series GP4 Display Only

How to create and edit a feed.

Find More Free Training on the Venus 1500 Blog

Venus 1500 Blog

The blog gives you additional tips and tricks for running your software. Learn about the best color and font practices to use on your display and get access to more tools and training options.

Venus 1500 Blog

Updating Software

Need to update your version of Venus 1500? Watch the video to find out how, or download the latest update from our website.

Updating Software 

Computer Replacement 

Computer Replacement

Wondering what to do if your computer crashes or you get a new one? Check out this video to find out how to get your Venus 1500 software working again.

Software Training Assistance

If your equipment is working properly and you have a question on how to use the features of Venus 1500 software, one of our software trainers would be happy to give you a callback to assist you. The typical response time is less than four hours during Daktronics corporate business hours (Monday-Friday, 8am – 5pm CST).