DStv HD Decoder

How To Connect DStv HD Decoders Extra View Configuration

Firstly, we will be discussing how to configure new DStv HD decoders for extra view using a Smart LNB. We all know DStv is a paid satellite service owned by multichoice. One of the apparent disadvantages of the new DStv HD decoder popularly known as the Zappa decoder is the removal of the RF-in port makes it difficult for DStv extra view configuration setup.

DStv HD Decoder

Requirement For DStv HD Decoder Extra View Setup

  • Two DStv Zappa decoders (one as the primary and the other as secondary).
  • DStv Smart LNB
  • 60cm or 90cm dish
  • Coaxial cable
  • DStv Smart LNB
  • DStv Smart LNB

New DStv HD Decoder Extra View Configuration

  • Firstly, track DStv on 36E (using 1224H27500 or 11747H27500) and get a high signal strength. Here is step by step how to install DStv dish
  • Next, replace the regular LNB with the smart LNB
  • Connect one cable to uni-cable A and another to uni-cable C. As shown below
  • Connect the A to the primary decoder and connect the C to the secondary decoder.
DStv Zappa Decoder Extra View Configuration

Now enter the following extra view configuration for both decoders during the installation wizard

PRIMARY HD DECODER SETTINGS

LNB Type …………………………….. UnicableTM/SatCR
User band 1 Frequency…….. 1210
User band 2 Frequency…….. 1420
User band 1 index………..……. 0
User band 2 index………..……. 1

How To Setup DStv Zappa Decoders For Extra View Configuration
Primary Decoder Extra View Settings

SECONDARY HD DECODER SETTINGS

LNB Type …………………………….. UnicableTM/SatCR
User band 1 Frequency…….. 1680
User band 2 Frequency…….. 2040
User band 1 index……….……. 2
User band 2 index……….……. 3

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How To Setup DStv Zappa Decoders For Extra View Configuration
Secondary Decoder Extra View Settings

NOTE: Before the extra view can start working, a connection fee is required. Check out DStv full subscription packages

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