IDM Alert - Non-External Display Mode

Potential Symptoms

  • "Non-External Display Mode" alert on VLink or VIP.
  • Display may be blank or playing old content.


  • Product Family: Billboards, Video, Control System
  • Product: DB-4100
  • Component: VIP-4060, VIP-5060
  • Control System:


  • Display mode changed from DVI content.
    • Possible due to Control enclosure being opened.

Remote Troubleshooting Steps

  • Contact Daktronics for assistance.

On-site Troubleshooting Steps

  • Onsite troubleshooting is not needed to resolve this issue.

KB ID: DD2094895

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