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tips on multichoice dstv decoders, satellite dish, dvd & vcr

if you are not getting the picture that you want on your tv

Check if your TV screen shows "NO SIGNAL" message:

Click/Touch one of the TVs for help

DStv Troubleshooting Tips and Hints - HDMI - RCA

For DStv / OpenView

Connections for VCR and TV Aerial Setups

For VCR / TV Aerial

How to Check No Picture Error from your DVD Player

For DVD Player

problems on newer systems - HD & AV

High Definition

Click/Touch the decoder image.

Troubleshooting problems for your HD Decoder cables

Audio/Video

Click/Touch the DVD/VHS image.

Troubleshooting problems for your Audio Video System cables

problems on older systems - Box TVs, VCRs & additional TV points

Our experience has shown that many TV, VCR, DVD, CD Player and DSTV decoder problems can be avoided by following these instructions:

Box TVs

Click/Touch the TV image.

Troubleshooting issues for your CRT BOX Television Set

Additional TV Points

Click/Touch decoder & Televisions image.

Tips for Additional TV points

VHS

Click/Touch the Video Machine.

Troubleshooting your VHS Video Machine Problems

Decoders

Click/Touch OpenView/DStv decoder.

Troubleshooting problems with OpenView/DStv Decoders

dstv picture quality

Should your DSTV RF picture be fuzzy, have wavy lines or appear to have a second picture in the background try the following recommended procedure to change DSTV decoder output channel frequency.

DStv Model 1110

Click/Touch the decoder image.

Check Picture Quality on your Single-View DStv Model 1110 Decoder

DStv Model 1131/1132

Click/Touch the decoder image.

Check Picture Quality on your Single-View DStv Model 1131/1132 Decoders

HD PVR Decoders

Click/Touch the decoder image.

Check Picture Quality on HD PVR Model DStv 1131 Decoder

Explora Decoders

Click/Touch the decoder image.

Check Picture Quality on a DStv Explora Decoder - DStv

TV Link for DStv Remote Controls

If your TV Link suddenly stops working try the following suggestions before you buy a new one. (Symptoms of a faulty TV Link are channels not changing from your remote control or a grainy picture at the second television) First check that the LED in the Tv Link shines. If not follow the procedures below.

For Explora 1 & 2 | Model 4U/4S

Click/Touch the image of the decoders.
Remote Control Settings for DStv Explora 1a, 2a, 4u and 4s Decoders

For Explora 3 | Model 5U/5S & 6S

Click/Touch the image of the decoders.
TV Link Remote Control Settings for DStv Explora 3A | DStv Model 5U, 5S, 6S

For DStv HD PVR 2P

Click/Touch the image of the decoder.
DStv HD Decoder PVR P2 - Remote Control Settings

advice on buying products

With over 30-years experience in the TV Repair & Satellite TV installation industry, here are our suggestions:

  1. We recommend that you buy a well-known brand, like LG, Samsung or Hisense.
  2. If you want to buy products that will last longer, don’t buy “grey” products. Rather spend the extra cash on good quality brand names from reputable suppliers.
  3. Get your Multichoice DStv satellite dish installation done by a Multichoice accredited DStv installer who will honour his guarantee.
  4. We are up to date on the latest high definition TV technology and will gladly explain the advantage of Explora decoders, Multichoice Xtra View decoders and HDMI High Definition TV points.
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