How do I set up DStv extra view cables?

How do I set up DStv extra view cables?

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 check my XtraView settings?

To check the status from the xtraview settings menu, first, click on the help option. It will bring up a menu, and you can click on the general information option. Among the options available here is the extra view status check, and you can click on it. It will show the status of all your connected decoders.

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 my DStv Explora LNB cables?

Connecting Explora Decoder using a Smart LNB

  1. Mount and correctly align the satellite dish.
  2. Connect the RG6 cable to the unicable port on the Smart LNB.
  3. Connect the RG6 cable to your decoder.
  4. Run the installation wizard.
  5. Contact Multichoice to activate the decoder.

How do I connect my DStv Explora 2 to extra view?

All you have to do is run your RG6 cables from your DStv Explora to the uniport cables at the back of your smart LNB. These ports will be easy to find when you look at the back of your DStv Explora decoder. Ensure you have connected the smart LNB to the secondary decoders and you are all set.

What is a heartbeat cable?

A heartbeat cable is a specific piece of hardware used to connect multiple servers in a process called failover. In this kind of setup, the heartbeat cable handles a “pulse”, or recurring signal from the first server to the second server.

How do I connect my cable to my satellite dish?

Connecting Your Satellite Dish to Your TV

  1. Connect one end of the coaxial cable to the back of your satellite dish labeled “LNB”
  2. Connect the other end of the coaxial cable to your satellite receiver in the port marked “Sat in”.
  3. Next, connect one end of the HDMI cable to the ‘output’ port in the back of the satellite.

What is the DStv LNB cable?

All DStv satellite installations make use of a LNB (low-noise block down converter). The LNB is the receiving “arm” that you see mounted on your satellite dish. It collects radio waves from the dish and converts these into a signal which your decoder can understand.

What is a heartbeat cable for DStv?

A heartbeat is a signal sent from one decoder to the rest when you make an xtraview connection. It is transmitted every 30 seconds and helps to ensure all the decoders are getting a strong signal.

How do I get extra view on my DStv?

If you have the latest decoders (Explora 1, 2, or 3 and HD decoders 5s or 6s) then you can either use a smart LNB or a smart switch for your extra view set up. But, for old decoder models, use a universal twin LNB or a DStv smart switch. Also, make sure that you are using an 80cm dish for the best signal reception.

What are the secondary decoders settings for DStv Extra-view?

SECONDARY DECODER SETTINGS User band 1 Frequency…….. 1680 User band 2 Frequency…….. 2040 User band 1 index……….……. 2 User band 2 index……….……. 3 Note:If the settings above don’t work for you, get the full setting combinations from the following link: Read Also: how to connect 3 compatible DStv decoders for Extra-View/XtraView

How do I set up DStv on my TV?

To do this, press the DStv button on your remote>> then scroll left to settings>>select satellite settings>>open home network and go through the installation wizard. E.g, your primary decoder must be set as decoder one and your sec as decoder 2.

How to set up DSTV Explora with 5s/5u extra view decoder?

Place diplexer behind Explora. NowRun short cable from ANT port of diplexer to RF out of Explora. Run one long cable from SAT port in diplexer to the 5s/5u extra view decoder. DStv Explora and 5S extra view Setup. The 5U and the 5S decoders only work properly with an SLNB LMX 500, 501, 502.