How large is Vestaboard?
Vestaboard has ideal display dimensions for smart message display.
It is approximately the size of a 42 inch LCD TV.
Width: 41.20-in wide (1046 mm)
Height: 22.00-in tall (561 mm)
Depth: 3.47-in deep (88 mm)
How is Vestaboard powered?
Vestaboard is an electro-mechanical split-flap display board powered by a single standard 3-prong plug. It does not need to be on a separate circuit breaker.
When changing messages, it will pull similar power to an LCD television but when idle, will use 90+% less power. Power consumption is very low when Vestaboard is not changing messages.
Vestaboard supports 100-240V for US and International power consumption and requires 121-watts when updating messages.
How does Vestaboard display messages?
Vestaboard requires a WiFi network connected to the Internet in order to display messages.
First-time setup is performed using the Vestaboard app for iPhone and Android. Setup consists of a few simple steps where you will create and/or link a Vestaboard account to your Vestaboard and connect it to your WiFi network.
Once your Vestaboard is connected, you will not need to re-connect it to WiFi unless you make changes to your router or Internet connection.
How many Vestaboards can I control at once?
You may connect multiple Vestaboards to one WiFi network. The Vestaboard app allows you to connect and control an unlimited amount of Vestaboards in real time, whether they are on one network or multiple networks.
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How do I pick messages to send to my Vestaboard?
Vestaboard is a nostalgic gadget displays messages automatically through channels you subscribe to or create for yourself. You can also send individual messages on-the-go. Vestaboard receives the message information via WiFi, and flips the characters to the proper letters or numbers to show exactly what you want to see.
After performing initial setup from the Vestaboard app, you will be able to control and display messages on your Vestaboard from anywhere in the world through the app, or from any web browser, such as Chrome. Incredible piece of vintage wrapped in new-age.
How long of a message can I display on Vestaboard?
Vestaboard has room to display 132 characters, including letters, numbers, symbols, and colors. It’s perfect for displaying news and weather updates, quotes, and whatever messages you want to share.
To display the message on the board, Vestaboard will process the text entry and smartly arrange it to look seamless on the board or allow you to control it so that what-you-see-is-what-you-get (WYSIWYG).
A great starter split-flap display project for you and your kids!