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Pv 11 Tutorials

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Building Weather Dynamic Data Message

To create a weather message using Prismview’s Weather Source follow the steps below.   Open Prismview and choose the Content tab at the top and choose the Create Dynamic Image button. Enter the name for this message—such as “Weather” and click OK. On the left hand side of the Dynamic Data Editor click the ‘Add’ button […]

Prismview Weather

Live Billboard Example (for New Stanton, PA) Live HDTV Example 480×64 Example 240×104 Example Due to a change in our weather data provider, Prismview has now partnered with Dark Sky Forecasts to provide accurate, web-based weather data, multi-day forecasts,  lunar cycles, and more. This new service is available for all current PV9 or PV11 users, as […]

Bringing Content into PV

Let’s talk about bringing content into PV from an outside source like the internet or Photoshop.  While you can use the PV editors to create content, many people use other programs to create their content and then bring it into PV for scheduling.  When doing this, you must remember to make your content at the correct […]

Deactivate the Extra Simple Interface

PV is a powerful program capable of creating complicated content and detailed schedules. Most of these capabilities are turned off at installation so as to keep it simple at first. After you learn the basics you may want to expand and start utilizing some of the extra features of PV. (Keep in mind that most […]

Create a Simple Message

These are really simple step-by-step instructions for creating a New Animation in PV.  The New Animation Editor is capable of more, but we want to keep this simple so we have just added one frame with two layers of text. Follow these steps to create a really simple New Animation: Step 1:  In PV click the Content […]

Learn the Schedule Tab

In addition to the Playlist under the Display Tab, PV also offers advanced Scheduling by using the Schedule Tab. PV has four different types of schedules. The Combined Schedule The Uncombined Schedule The Cycle List The Exclusive Schedule All the Schedules have start and stop dates and times. You can add any message from your […]

Setting up Proof of Performance in PV

PV has Proof of Performance menus  for sign owners and users to create a type of receipt of the sign’s use. These are used mainly for third party advertising, like the large billboards on the freeway, that have several advertisers on one board.  The POP will create a receipt of the messages played from one client. […]

Scheduling the Playlist

There are a couple of ways to schedule messages for your sign. The first and probably the easiest way is to use the Playlist under the Display tab.  The Playlist will store as many messages as you want and will play them in the order you set.  You can have multiples of the same message […]

Build a Time & Temp Message in PV11

PV11 uses the Dynamic Data Editor to create time and temp messages. The time is processed on the signs computer, the temperature is taken from a temperature probe, located at or near the signs location. If you do not have a temperature probe, but you have internet you can still put the current temperature using […]

How to make a Countdown in Pv11

Pv11 can add dynamic text for a countdown message. You can use the built-in background color option, or create a background image/animation using a third-party program (ex. Adobe After Effects or Photoshop) Follow these steps for a simple countdown message. Once you get a handle on how the feature works, you can customize your countdown […]

 

Pv Mini 2 Tutorials

Take a quick step-by-step tutorial

Daylight Saving Time

Most Prismview LED displays will automatically update with Daylight Saving Time. If your display does not update, check the Time option in your Advanced Configuration. Configure tab > Manual Configure > Advanced If not already checked, click the Edit button, and then select Enable Day Light Savings Auto Adjustment. Click Save to set your changes. […]

Time and Temp in Pv Mini 2

If you have the Prismview Mini2 then you can use the New Time and Temperature editor in Prismview.  This editor is made specifically for the Mini 2.  The background comes from your Content Library so make sure the background you want for your time and temp message is already loaded into Prismview. Step 1: In Prismview Mini2 and under […]

Bringing Content into PV

Let’s talk about bringing content into PV from an outside source like the internet or Photoshop.  While you can use the PV editors to create content, many people use other programs to create their content and then bring it into PV for scheduling.  When doing this, you must remember to make your content at the correct […]

Create a Simple Message

These are really simple step-by-step instructions for creating a New Animation in PV.  The New Animation Editor is capable of more, but we want to keep this simple so we have just added one frame with two layers of text. Follow these steps to create a really simple New Animation: Step 1:  In PV click the Content […]

Learn the Schedule Tab

In addition to the Playlist under the Display Tab, PV also offers advanced Scheduling by using the Schedule Tab. PV has four different types of schedules. The Combined Schedule The Uncombined Schedule The Cycle List The Exclusive Schedule All the Schedules have start and stop dates and times. You can add any message from your […]

Scheduling the Playlist

There are a couple of ways to schedule messages for your sign. The first and probably the easiest way is to use the Playlist under the Display tab.  The Playlist will store as many messages as you want and will play them in the order you set.  You can have multiples of the same message […]