Maintenance: How do I optimize my Daktronics local control system?
Maintain or optimize my Daktronics computer -Recommendations for Local or On Premises systems
- Product: local control room computers - Digital Media Players, Video Processors
- Components: DMP-7000, DMP-8000, Show Control, DSTI
- Control System: Show Control
- Please see Recommended Control System Start Up and Shut Down Procedures DD1285470 for control system routine maintenance and optimization procedures.
- Please see Daktronics Product Maintenance Guide DD1719834 tips on how to care for your display and control system, and for a sample of a Pre-Event Checklist.
Anti-virus/Anti-spyware on a Daktronics System
- Maintaining anti-virus and anti-spyware software on control, timing and scoring system computers may help avoid malfunctions and security concerns. This software should be kept up-to-date with current virus and spyware definitions and a full system scan should be performed on at least a weekly basis.
- Approved anti-virus software can be found here: What anti-virus software is recommended or supported on Daktronics supplied computers?
- It is critical that the firewall settings on any computer in your digital sign network are not changed after they are configured during installation. Incorrect firewall settings may cause malfunctions including, but not limited to, the inability of user stations to communicate with player computers or displays.
- Install high-priority Windows updates (not recommended: hardware driver updates).
- For DMP-7000, DMP-8000, and Show Control Updates, please consult Daktronics Technical Support.
- Syncback: How do I install and configure the SyncBack Utility for Daktronics Systems?
- Syncback: How do I install and configure SyncBack Free Utility for Daktronics systems?
- How do I prepare for and manage loss of power to my display or control system?
- Daktronics control systems are for display operations only. The following can adversely affect the operation of these control systems:
- checking personal email
- browsing the web
- downloading files or installing unauthorized applications
- instant messaging
- playing games, etc.
- Additionally, Daktronics recommends not installing the control system on Windows® domains, as domain policies can adversely affect the performance of the control system.
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