Connect an RF cable to the RF OUT connector on the PVR and then to the TV Link. Connect the TV Link to the RF input on your TV. Refer to 3 on the illustration above. Connect the Audio/Video cable to the video and variable audio outputs of the PVR and then to the video and audio inputs on your TV.
How do I connect my DStv Explora Model 2a cable?
Connecting your DStv Explora cables
You need an RG6 cable for this, and all you need to do is identify the right ports on the smart LNB and the decoder. They are both marked as Unicable In. Insert either end of the cables here, and you are good to go.
Can I connect DStv with HDMI cable?
How to connect DStv Explora cables eith an HDMI cable. This is the simplest connection method to link your decoder to your TV. All you need is an HDMI cable and a working decoder, and you are all set to make the connection. You can get these cables from any accredited DStv installers.
What is a LNB cable?
A low-noise block downconverter (LNB) is the receiving device mounted on satellite dishes used for satellite TV reception, which collects the radio waves from the dish and converts them to a signal which is sent through a cable to the receiver inside the building.
What is the DStv LNB cable?
What is a DStv Smart LNB? 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 RF in and RF OUT on DStv decoder?
RF In: Used for Extraview TV link connection. 5. RF Out: Used for Extraview TV link connection. 6. Unicable In: Satellite input to the DStv Explora.
Can Explora work with single LNB?
The DStv Explora can only be connected to this output. Each multiswitch output (labelled 1 to 4) outputs a signal equivalent to a normal multiswitch output or a single LNB output. The DStv Switch comes with 3 cables. You may need additional cabling, depending on your set up.
How do I set my DStv signal?
Once you encounter a poor signal error, you can press the HELP button on your remote and click on General Information. Then, click on Select Tuner Status Signal Quality & Strength. Here you will be able to view the strength of the signal. All of these values should be either 50% or above.
How do I connect my HDMI cable to my decoder?
If you are using an HDMI cable, then plug it into the HDMI port on the back of your decoder and then plug the other end into an HDMI input port on your TV. You will then need to switch to the relevant HDMI source/input channel on your television.
What are HDMI ports?
HDMI stands for High Definition Multimedia Interface. It is an HD signal that is most frequently used to transfer audio and visual content from one device to another. There are different sized HDMI ports, including mini-HDMI and micro-HDMI. However, the majority of the time, the port will be the standard full size.
What is VGA to HDMI?
An HDMI to VGA converter (also called an adapter) allows you to connect devices with different types of displays that aren’t otherwise compatible.
How do I connect my LNB to Explora?
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.
Why does my satellite dish have two cables?
The most common reason that a satellite TV receiver will have two LNB connections is because it is a twin tuner model, commonly known as a PVR which is an abbreviation of Personal Video Recorder which usually has an in-built HDD for storing recorded TV directly onto the unit itself so you can watch back at a later date