How do I set up extra view decoder?
First, connect the coaxial cable of each decoder to the smart LNB. If you have recent or newer decoder models then use the uni-cable ports on the smart LNB. Otherwise, if you have old decoder models then you can use the universal port. Remember Explora decoders use the uni-cable ports.
How do I setup my DStv dual view decoder?
All you need to do is purchase additional decoders and connect them to your primary decoder. The package you have subscribed to will appear on all the additional decoders, and you can now enjoy your favorite shows uninterrupted.
How do I set up extra view on my smart LNB?
Using a coaxial cable, connect all decoders and run them to the smart LNB. If the decoders in your extra view connection are new models, use the uni-cable port to connect to the smart LNB. Once connected, both decoders will begin receiving a signal, and you can proceed to the installation wizard.
How do I connect two decoders to one dish?
What you need in how to connect two decoders. You can either use a signal splitter on your satellite or install a twin LNB. It is just like the regular smart LNB but offers more ports to connect the RG6 cable. When using a signal splitter, you should connect it to the smart LNB on your satellite.
Which decoders are XtraView capable?
- When linking 2 decoders you can use a combination of 11 series single view decoders, DStv HD Decoder, SD PVR, HD PVRs (all models) and the DStv Explora.
- When linking 3 decoders you can use a combination of the DStv Explora and the DStv HD Decoder.
How does DStv dual view work?
Indeed, dual view works by linking one dual view decoder to others and transferring a signal to them. When other decoders are connected, they will be using a similar subscription. The channels available will be similar on all of them. The main dual view DStv decoder is called the primary decoder.
How does extra view work on DStv?
XtraView is a way to keep the whole family happy. With XtraView, you can link either two or three decoders together under ONE subscription (and only pay a monthly Access Fee for the other decoders). When linking two decoders, you will pay your normal monthly subscription plus ONE Access Fee.
How do I connect my DStv Explora with extra view smart LNB?
Connecting Explora Decoder using a Smart LNB
- Mount and correctly align the satellite dish.
- Connect the RG6 cable to the unicable port on the Smart LNB.
- Connect the RG6 cable to your decoder.
- Run the installation wizard.
- Contact Multichoice to activate the decoder.
Can you use 2 LNB on decoders?
How does dual view work on DStv?
How do I connect 3 DStv decoders XtraView?
When linking 3 decoders you can use a combination of the DStv Explora and the DStv HD Decoder. The primary decoder when linking 3 together MUST be a DStv Explora. We recommend the use of a DStv Accredited Installer for all XtraView installations. They will assist with the physical linking of your decoders.
Do I need a heartbeat cable with a smart LNB?
Normally, after you’ve connected all the decoders to the LNB and you’re receiving the DStv signal, the next step would be to proceed to link the decoders using a heartbeat or communication cable. But because you are using a smart LNB you don’t need a heartbeat cable.
What is the Xtraview feature?
XtraView is a simple way of proximity control – it forces two decoders to stay relatively close together which allows MultiChoice to see them as being used in the same household and thereby allowing a reduced subscription on the second decoder. 1.3 How does it work?
How many decoders can I connect to Xtraview?
Yes, you can connect up to 3 decoders in Xtraview. It can be any combination of Explora or HD decoders. If you are using Explora decoders for your extra view and the signal comes and goes then there must be a problem in the setup of the decoders.
What is extra view and how does it work?
Extra View is an economical and convenient way of watching different channels on different decoders under one DStv subscription. So, instead of having multiple DStv subscriptions for each decoder, you can link the decoders under one DStv subscription.
How do I set up extraview/Xtraview on DStv 5s/5u?
These new models are 5S/5U and they don’t have RF OUT. The only working way of getting ExtraView/XtraView running on them is by using DStv smart LNBf. Read on to learn how to set this up either as an en-user or an Installer. Track DStv on 36e and get a high signal strength. Learn how to easily track DStv or any other satellite here.