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The DayStar Defender LED Sign

The DayStar Defender uses a separate vandal-protected cabinet for superior performance and high reliability.

Imagine using your own video clips, animations, photos and graphics to deliver an eye-catching message 24 hours a day! This multi-media ready LED sign will give you unrivaled capabilities for reaching your target audience.

Our DayStar Defender model is the flagship of institutional LED signage. Every sign is built to exacting material and workmanship standards. We take no shortcuts in producing the highest quality electronic signs in the industry. While most companies go to market with the initial cost in mind, our LED signs are designed to have the lowest overall cost-of-ownership.

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Although the photos below are for our older DayStar model,
the DayStar Defender has a similar appearance.

Business Sign for Gold City Gem Mines Municipal Sign for Glades County Public Library School Sign for Madawaska Middle / High School Church Sign for Grace Assembly @ Chipley School Sign for La Quinta Middle School Military Sign for Marine Corps Community Services Military Sign for D P C A - Fort A. P. Hill Church Sign for Dayspring Ministries School Sign for Seminole Middle School Church Sign for First Baptist Church Church Sign for Lake Houston United Methodist Church Church Sign for Spotsylvania Church Of God Church Sign for College Avenue Church Of Christ Church Sign for Mt. 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Calvary Church Church Sign for Christian Life Fellowship Military Sign for Vogelweh Community Activities Military Sign for Mcguire Air Force Base Church Sign for Church Church Sign for South Avenue United Methodist Church Church Sign for Booneville First United Methodist Church Military Sign for Hickam AFB Officers' Club Church Sign for Houston First Church Of God Church Sign for Central Baptist Church Church Sign for Greater Refuge Church Of God In Christ Church Sign for Rose City Baptist Church School Sign for Franklin Elementary School Sign for Miami Carol City Sr. High School School Sign for Community Theatre Of Howell Military Sign for Sugar Grove Naval Security Group Activity Military Sign for Fort Rucker Family Support Division Military Sign for Altus AFB Church Sign for Salem Baptist Church Church Sign for Templo Emanuel Church Sign for New Mount Zion Baptist Church Church Sign for Trinity Baptist Church Church Sign for Trinity Lutheran School And Church Church Sign for First Baptist Of West Albuquerque School Sign for Harden Middle School School Sign for Desert Ridge Academy School Sign for Thomas Jefferson Middle School Church Sign for Heritage Assembly Of God School Sign for John Muir Middle School School Sign for Sneads Elementary School School Sign for El Sausal Middle School Church Sign for Shadowbrook Baptist Church School Sign for La Merced Intermediate School School Sign for Fair Avenue Elementary School School Sign for Plainedge Middle School School Sign for Gerald Ford School School Sign for Bradford Area Schools Church Sign for West Oaks Community Church School Sign for Amelia Earhart Elementary School School Sign for High Desert Middle School Church Sign for Community United Methodist Church School Sign for Rancho San Justo Junior High School School Sign for William Paca Junior High School Church Sign for Erlanger United Methodist Church Church Sign for First Baptist Church Of Lakewood Church Sign for New Destiny Fellowship Inc School Sign for Mission Middle School Church Sign for Harvest Christian Center Church Sign for First Baptist Church School Sign for West Louisville Elementary School Sign for Paw Paw High School Military Sign for Fort Drum MWR Bowling Center Church Sign for South Tulsa Baptist Church Church Sign for Heath Church Church Sign for First Baptist Church Church Sign for Abounding Life Church Of God In Christ School Sign for Elbert County Middle School Church Sign for Marion Baptist Church School Sign for Roosevelt High School Military Sign for Holmes Memorial Enlisted Club Military Sign for The Wreck Center Municipal Sign for Historic Sanford Memorial Stadium Municipal Sign for Prince William County Park Authority Municipal Sign for Currituck Board Of Commissioners Church Sign for Heritage International Christian Church Church Sign for Semmes First Baptist Church Church Sign for New Light Missionary Baptist Church School Sign for Lone Hill Middle School Church Sign for Freedom Baptist Church School Sign for Carrillo Ranch School School Sign for Life Church & Clinton Christian School Church Sign for Capitol City Baptist School School Sign for Clark Intermediate School School Sign for William Floyd Middle School Church Sign for Tuxedo Assembly Of God Municipal Sign for Hillsborough Vo. 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Pixel Pitch Differences & LED Education

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Pixel Pitches at their Optimal Viewing Distances

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Distance Comparison 50ft

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Distance Comparison 80ft

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Distance Comparison 100ft

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Distance Comparison 133ft

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Monochrome Full Color vs. Red

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Pixel Sharing vs No Pixel Sharing

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In addition to the benefits listed in our Why Choose Stewart Signs and LED Education Center pages, the DayStar Defender offers the following features:

LED Vandal Cover

LED Vandal Cover

The Defender's vandal cover is protected against damage from UV light; maintaining the display's superior definition over time. It won't fade, yellow or become cloudy.

It's secured with a locking mechanism and made of Tuffak® polycarbonate, 300 times tougher than single strength glass. The matte finish prevents glare so your display remains bright and readable. It is also equipped with a hinged cover that opens 45 degrees and locks in place for easy access to the LED boards.

The vandal cover's exceptional weatherability and superior impact strength keeps the electronics safe so you can be confident your organization's image is secure.


Dynamic Matrix™ Technology

The Dynamic Matrix™ of the DayStar Defender uses pixel sharing technology, allowing you to maximize your display through virtual pixels. This technology creates virtual pixels by sharing individual LEDs from adjacent pixels, resulting in a virtual matrix that doubles the matrix height and width and increases the resolution by 400%. Pixel sharing also increases the definition of the display - an LED display with a 20mm pixel pitch has a virtual pixel pitch of 10mm.

Example
True Pixel Pitch: 20mm True Matrix: 32 x 96 Total Pixels: 3,072
Virtual Pixel Pitch: 10mm Virtual Matrix: 64 x 192 Virtual Pixels: 12,288
Dynamic Matrix

Pixel Sharing Technology enhances graphics, video clips and text by smoothing out the pixilation that can occur with curved lines and make them appear jagged. Images on your new DayStar Defender are dramatically improved, increasing the effectiveness of your sign. The examples below are the same LED sign displaying the original capabilities as well as the smoother appearance of the Stewart Signs Dynamic Matrix™.

Dynamic Matrix

Will a DayStar Defender 20mm display with a virtual pixel pitch of 10mm look as good as a true 10mm display?

No, but when comparing two LED displays with equal dimensions
the investment in the DayStar Defender 20mm display will be 3 to 4 times less!


Temperature-Controlled Fans

Thermostatically-controlled fans run only when required to prolong their life and decrease maintenance costs. Prevents moisture from entering the sign cabinet when precipitation makes air circulation unnecessary.


Versatile Displays

Scheduling software allows you to display messages on certain days and times. All messages and schedules are stored onboard the sign, preventing computer and power problems from affecting your display. Communication with the sign can be achieved with a standard computer network connection.


Video & Graphics Capabilities

In addition to text, your DayStar Defender display can show your own video clips, animations and still images. Attract even more attention with an array of special effects for transitioning frames on and off the display. Create interest and movement designed to draw the eye to your message!


Time & Temperature

Serve your community while delivering your message! The current time, date and temperature can be displayed at any point and embedded with your own text or graphics. Temperature is derived from the included temperature probe attached to the sign. Time and date are derived from the internal clock with battery, and does not have to be reset in the event of a power-outage.


Adjustable Brightness & Scheduled Dimming

Your DayStar Defender display is capable of automatic or manually set brightness; allowing you to tailor the display to the light levels and unique circumstances of your location. A light meter can adjust the display brightness automatically to ambient light conditions. If using the manual setting, different brightness levels can be set for daytime and nighttime use. Your display can even be set to turn off and back on at certain times.

Our DayStar Defender signs are available in a wide variety of sizes to suit your specific needs. Our LED modules can be configured to nearly any physical display size height and width. Below is a representation of our most common sizes. Please speak with a Stewart representative to learn more about these options. Our product line is divided by pixel pitch. You can learn more about pixel pitch at our LED Education Center.

Leg height and top cabinet height are adjustable to suit your needs.
All measurements shown are approximations; dimensions of final product may vary.

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DayStar Defender 10mm 128 Pixel High Displays

Text Capabilities
16 rows of 2.8" text
12 rows of 3.5" text
11 rows of 3.9" text
8 rows of 5.1" text
7 rows of 7.2" text
6 rows of 8.4" text
5 rows of 10.1" text
4 rows of 12.6" text
3 rows of 16.8" text
2 rows of 25.2" text
1 row of 50.4" text

DayStar Defender 10mm 128 Pixel High Sizes

128x224 128x288 128x352

DayStar Defender 10mm 96 Pixel High Displays

Text Capabilities
12 rows of 2.8" text"
9 rows of 3.5" text"
8 rows of 3.9" text"
6 rows of 5.1" text
5 rows of 7.6" text
4 rows of 9.4" text
3 rows of 12.6" text
2 rows of 18.9" text
1 row of 37.8" text

DayStar Defender 10mm 96 Pixel High Sizes

96x224 96x288 96x352

DayStar Defender 10mm 64 Pixel High Displays

Text Capabilities
8 rows of 2.8" text
6 rows of 3.5" text
5 rows of 3.9" text
4 rows of 5.1" text
3 rows of 8.4" text
2 rows of 12.6" text
1 row of 25.2" text

DayStar Defender 10mm 64 Pixel High Sizes

64x224 64x288 64x352

DayStar Defender 16mm 80 Pixel High Displays

Text Capabilities
10 rows of 4.4" text
9 rows of 5" text
8 rows of 5.7" text
7 rows of 6.6" text
6 rows of 7.8" text
5 rows of 9.4" text
4 rows of 12" text
3 rows of 16.2" text
2 rows of 24.6" text
1 row of 50.4" text

DayStar Defender 16mm 80 Pixel High Sizes

80x140 80x180 80x220

DayStar Defender 16mm 60 Pixel High Displays

Text Capabilities
7 rows of 4.4" text"
6 rows of 5.7" text
5 rows of 6.3" text
3 rows of 8.2" text
2 rows of 18.9" text
1 row of 37.8" text

DayStar Defender 16mm 60 Pixel High Sizes

60x140 60x180 60x220

DayStar Defender 16mm 40 Pixel High Displays

Text Capabilities
5 rows of 4.4" text
4 rows of 5.7" text
3 rows of 6.3" text
2 rows of 8.2" text
1 row of 25.2" text

DayStar Defender 16mm 40 Pixel High Sizes

40x140 40x180 40x220

DayStar Defender 20mm 64 Pixel High Displays

Text Capabilities
8 rows of 5.5" text
7 rows of 6.4" text
6 rows of 7.6" text
5 rows of 9.3" text
4 rows of 11.8" text
3 rows of 16" text
2 rows of 24.4" text
1 row of 50.4" text

DayStar Defender 20mm 64 Pixel High Sizes

64x112 64x144 64x176

DayStar Defender 20mm 48 Pixel High Displays

Text Capabilities
6 rows of 5.5" text
5 rows of 6.8" text
4 rows of 8.7" text
3 rows of 11.8" text
2 rows of 18.1" text
1 row of 37.8" text

DayStar Defender 20mm 48 Pixel High Sizes

48x80 48x112 48x144 48x176

DayStar Defender 20mm 40 Pixel High Displays

Text Capabilities
5 rows of 5.5" text
4 rows of 7.1" text
3 rows of 9.7" text
2 rows of 15" text
1 row of 31.5" text

DayStar Defender 20mm 40 Pixel High Sizes

40x80 40x112 40x144 40x176

DayStar Defender 20mm 32 Pixel High Displays

Text Capabilities
4 rows of 5.5" text
3 rows of 7.6" text
2 rows of 11.8" text
1 row of 25.2" text

DayStar Defender 20mm 32 Pixel High Sizes

32x80 32x112 32x144 32x176

DayStar Defender 26.6mm 48 Pixel High Displays

Text Capabilities
6 rows of 7.3" text
5 rows of 9.0" text
4 rows of 11.5" text
3 rows of 15.7" text
2 rows of 24.0" text
1 row of 50.2" text

DayStar Defender 26.6mm 48 Pixel High Sizes

48x96 48x120 48x132

DayStar Defender 26.6mm 36 Pixel High Displays

Text Capabilities
4 rows of 7.3" text
3 rows of 9.0" text
3 rows of 11.5" text
2 row of 15.7" text
1 row of 37.7" text

DayStar Defender 26.6mm 36 Pixel High Sizes

36x96 36x120 36x132

DayStar Defender 26.6mm 24 Pixel High Displays

Text Capabilities
3 rows of 7.3" text
2 rows of 11.5" text
1 row of 25.1" text

DayStar Defender 26.6mm 24 Pixel High Sizes

24x72 24x96 24x120 24x132


DayStar Classic

All of the display sizes above can be incorporated into our DayStar Classic cabinet. This model consists of two different styles: the Classic I and the Classic II. Below are some examples of our most popular size display in both styles. Please contact us for more information or additional specifications.

DayStar Classic Sizes

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DayStar Classic

DayStar Classic

Our DayStar Classic option combines a DayStar Defender LED display with a monument-style setting. This look will complement more traditional architectures while providing all of the benefits of our standard DayStar Defender signs.

Many sizes and styles are available. Please contact us for more information and options.


Display Colors

Display Colors

DayStar Defender LED signs are available with your choice of full-color or red shaded displays. Please speak with a Stewart representative to determine which option best suits your specific needs.


Communication Methods

With a Stewart DayStar Defender, you use a computer to send text, images, video clips and animations to the sign, as well as scheduling when and how they appear. We offer several different methods of communicating between your computer and the sign.

The following factors are important when deciding on a communication method:

  • The distance between your sign site and your computer or network
  • The possibility of trenching or burying data cables
  • The desire and/or ability to control the sign from one or multiple computers
  • The speed and reliability of the connection
  • The potential for additional costs associated with your chosen communication method

We offer the following communication methods for the DayStar Defender:

Wired (Best)
Network Cable
Laptop Connection
Data Cable
Wireless
Short Range Wireless
Long Range Wireless

Full specifications for each of these communication methods are available in the following documents:


ID Cabinet Sizes

DayStar Cabinet Sizes

Each DayStar Defender can be manufactured to include a cabinet designed to identify your organization. Identification cabinets are uniquely designed using your colors and symbol or logo.

ID cabinets are available in the following heights: 1', 1'6", 2', 2'6", 3', 3'6", and 4'


ID Cabinet Changeable Letter & Panel Tracking

ID Cabinet Changeable Letter & Panel Tracking

We also offer tracking attached directly to the face of the ID cabinet. This tracking can be used for changeable letters or word panels.

Please contact us for more information about this option.


You may also wish to view our graphics & color options.

Our DayStar Defender signs are controlled with the powerful DayStar Media software. Experience the convenience and versatility of a computer-controlled display!

DayStar Media Software

Add text, images and video clips with ease. A virtually unlimited number of items can be added to your display! Use your own image and video files, or download them from our graphics library.

Video File Formats Supported: AVI, MOV, MP4,and 3GP.
Image File Formats Supported: BMP, GIF, ICO, JPG, PNG, and TIF.

Choose from multiple transition effects to bring items on and off of the display, and control the speed and direction of certain effects.

Add the current date and time in multiple formats. The current temperature can be displayed in Fahrenheit or Celsius.

Schedule frames to appear daily, weekly, monthly or yearly, or on certain dates and times.

Trigger messages to be shown when the temperature goes above or below a set value.

Add borders to frames and semi-transparent text on top of images for increased visual interest.

DayStar Media Transition Effects
Transition Effects
DayStar Media Date and Time Formats
Date & Time Formats
DayStar Media Countdown Timer
Countdown Timer

Automatically display the number of days, hours, minutes or seconds until a specified date and time. Generate excitement and anticipation for your events!

DayStar Media Preview Mode
Preview Mode

Preview your message before placing it on the display. Know exactly how your message will look before sending it to the sign!


System Requirements

The software can be run on any modern Windows®-based computer. The following are the minimum requirements for installation:

  • Windows XP Service Pack 3 and above, .NET 3.51 and above
  • 512 MB RAM
  • True color 24-bit color video card, minimum resolution of 1024x768
  • 100 MB free drive space
  • Network card
  • Adobe Reader or other PDF viewing software

Learn more about DayStar Media on our Support Site.

As you may have guessed by now, the new sign is a pleasure to use. It has made this form of ministry available for anyone in the congregation to take part in.

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  • DayStar Defender
    • Separate weather resistant LED cabinet
    • Temperature-controlled fans for efficient air circulation
    • Ultra-bright LEDs to compete with the sun
    • LED cover prevents damage from vandalism & UV light
    • Schedule messages years in advance
    • No service contracts or maintenance fees
    • Use your own video clips, images & animations
    • Full color & shaded displays
    • Current date, time & temperature
    • Adjustable brightness & scheduled dimming
    • Lifetime warranty on structure & face
    • 5 year warranty on LED display
    • UL Listed
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