Section 1: Introduction
This manual is designed to explain the operation of All Sport® 5000 Series control consoles. For
additional information regarding the safety, installation, operation, or service of this system, refer to
the telephone numbers listed in Section 1.4.
1.1 Important Safety Instructions
x Read and understand all instructions, both general and for specific sports.
x Do not drop the device or immerse it in water.
x This device shall not be exposed to dripping or splashing, and no objects filled with
liquid shall be placed upon it.
WARNING! To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do not expose this device to
rain or moisture.
x Console may include internal battery backup, or external battery pack.
CAUTION! DANGER OF EXPLOSION IF BATTERY IS INCORRECTLY REPLACED.
REPLACE ONLY WITH THE SAME OR EQUIVALENT TYPE.
WARNING! Do not expose batteries to excessive heat, such as direct sunlight or
x Never yank the power cord to pull the plug from the outlet. Grasp the plug and pull
x Do not let the power cord touch hot surfaces or hang over the edge of a table that
could damage or cut the cord.
x If an extension cord is necessary, use a three-pronged polarized cord. Arrange the
cord with care so that no one will trip over or pull it out.
x Before using an extension cord, inspect the cable thoroughly and verify its
compliance with the local electric codes.
x Always turn off and unplug the control equipment when it is not in use.
x To avoid electrical shock, do not disassemble the control equipment or electronic
controls of the display. Incorrect reassembly can cause electric shock and faulty
operation or permanent damage to the circuits. Failure to follow this safeguard will
make the warranty null and void.
x Inspect console for shipping damage such as rattles and dents, and verify that all
equipment is included as itemized on the packing slip. Immediately report any
problems to Daktronics; save all packing materials if exchange is necessary.
All Sport consoles receive external power through a standard 8' (2.44 m) long three-pronged
power cord plugged into a 120 or 240 VAC grounded outlet. The outlet shall be installed near
the console and easily accessible. Contact Daktronics for information on running an All Sport
console via optional battery power pack.