Auction Broadcasts - Bidding / Viewing Questions
are detailed answers to some of the more commonly asked questions about
viewing and bidding at our live auction broadcasts. This information will
provide you with a better understanding of how our online auction broadcasts
operate and function. If you have any questions, please feel free to email
firstname.lastname@example.org. We will email you with a response as soon as
do you mean when you say, "broadcasting auctions “live” "?
When we talk about "broadcasting auctions “live” ", we refer to showing live
video, live audio and live bidding capabilities online via the Internet.
Online means anyone; from anywhere around the world with a high speed
Internet connection, has the ability to view any of our live online auction
broadcasts in progress.
the purpose of broadcasting auctions “live” online?
As time evolves, technology becomes an increasingly important part of our
society. Today, people are immersed in technology from the minute they wake
up to the minute they go to sleep. It's almost impossible for anyone to go
any place where computer or Internet technology isn’t functioning in some
form or another. People can surf the Internet at their local coffee shop,
McDonalds, or even surf the Internet on their PDA (Personal Digital
Assistant) while riding in their cars. By harnessing new Internet
technology available today, our “live” auction broadcasts, are paving a new
path for livestock marketing!
cost anything to view your “live” online auction broadcasts?
No. Simply register to view our online auctions by clicking on the
“register” tab. Create your own unique user name and password. Enter the
information requested and click on submit. Each time you log on to
www.dvauction.com, enter your user name and password. Click on any active
auction tab to view the auction in progress.
any delay time or latency when viewing an auction on the Internet?
All of our auctions are broadcast using real time video, real time audio and
real time bidding capabilities! Video is delayed 2-3 seconds. Audio is
delayed 1-2 seconds and bidding is instantaneous. Not bad, considering
livestock video auctions broadcast via satellite have a latency/delay of up
to 6 seconds for both video and audio!
When do you broadcast “live” online auctions?
DVAuction is host to a growing network of 33 livestock auction markets
located nationwide and 150+ Specialty Auctions. Auctions are broadcast
daily, Monday – Sunday. Check the weekly auction schedule at
required to view “live” online auction broadcasts?
Requirements to view “live” online auction broadcasts are minimal. The
following minimum requirements will allow you to view all of our online
Computer (Processor): 500 MHZ +
Operating System: Windows 95 or newer
Audio: Computer is required to have an audio card with External or
Internal Speakers with volume control
Internet Connection: High Speed Internet Access is required. (ie:
DSL, T-1, Cable, Wireless or Satellite) Auctions may or may not be viewable
using dial up (telephone) Internet access. Depending on the available
connection speed, audio and video maybe experience intermittent lapses.
Viewing quality is much less desirable using a dial up Internet
connections. Online bidding is not allowed for users viewing our auctions
on a dial up Internet connection. If you are unsure your computer meets the
minimum viewing requirements or if your Internet connection is fast enough,
try viewing an auction in progress to view the quality and speed of your
connection. If you are still uncertain upon viewing an auction, please send
us an email to
email@example.com. For immediate communication and service, please
call (402)-474-5557 and ask for technical support.
How do I view online auctions?
Log on to
www.dvauction.com. Simply register to view our online auctions
by clicking on the “register” tab. Create your own unique user name and
password. Enter the information requested and click on submit. Each time
you log on to www.dvauction.com, enter your user name and password. Click
on any active auction tab to view the auction in progress.
I have high speed Internet access in order to bid at an online auction?
You must have high speed Internet access in order to bid at any “live”
What are the steps required to be able to bid at your “live” online
Log on to www.dvauction.com using your user name and password. In the top
left box, click on "Your Profile". Click on the "Banking or
Lending" tab. Complete the information required, including bank name,
reference and etc. The information you submit can only be viewed by the
auctions you apply for bidding approval. It is 100% secure. Click on the "Apply
for Bidding" tab, scroll down to the auction you wish to apply for
bidding approval, and click on "Apply". IMPORTANT: You must
complete and submit the required banking or lending information before you
apply to bid. Upon submitting you’re banking or lending information, it
will be reviewed by the auctions you have selected. You will receive an
approval notice via email to the email address you provided in the
registration process. You must be approved to bid in order to submit bids
at any of our online auctions. For immediate approval, please call the
auction you registered to bid at to expedite the online approval process.
When you are approved to bid, the “Place Bid” button will allow you
to submit bids at all auctions you are approved to bid. Listen to the
auctioneer just as if you were attending the auction in person. Click on
the “Place Bid” button when you wish to submit a bid.
When you submit
a bid by clicking on the “ Place Bid” button, you will receive an immediate
response. The box above the “Place Bid” button will high light in yellow
stating “You are high bidder” or in red, stating “You are out”,
meaning someone else has bid a higher amount than you! As long as the box
states, “You are out”, you are free to place a bid.
You are listening to the auctioneer; your bid will be placed at the price he
is asking for at the time you submit your bid.
If you become
the final high bidder, the box above the “Place Bid” button will be
highlighted in green stating, “You have purchased”. Please write down the
number of head and the total weight of the draft of livestock you purchased.
of the auction or when you are finished bidding and buying, please contact
the auction to make proper settlement for your purchases and appropriate
will it take before I'm approved to bid online?
Online bidding approval takes approximately a week from the time you
submit your request for bidding approval. Upon submitting you’re banking or
lending information, it will be reviewed by the auctions you have selected.
You will receive an approval notice via email to the email address you
provided in the registration process. You must be approved to bid in order
to submit bids at any of our online auctions. For immediate approval,
please call the auction you registered to bid at to expedite the online
May I place bids on the telephone while I am viewing an auction
YES! Most of our auction customers will accept telephone bids on
sale day. Please contact the auction location to find out more details
prior sale day.
Is there a
fee for purchasing online?
A $1.50 per head online buyer premium fee will be assessed on al online
purchases. This fee will be reflected on your purchase
premium fees will vary at our specialty auction broadcasts. The online
buyer premium will vary from 2 – 5 % of the total gross purchase
amount. The buyer premium for each respective specialty auction will be
posted on sale day.
If you have
further questions, please email us at
firstname.lastname@example.org or call (402)-430-9306. Thank you for registering!
Good Luck & Happy Bidding!