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DStv Switch (5-1)
User Guide

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  • Page 1 DStv Switch (5-1) User Guide...
  • Page 2 Some of the information in this guide can get a little technical; as always, we recommend the use of a DStv Accredited Installer for all your installation needs. It’s easy to locate one in your area - just go to www.dstv.com.
  • Page 3: Product Overview

    Multiswitch outputs Troubleshooting Tip If the DStv Switch’s blue light is not on (indicating that it’s getting power), check that the outputs to the decoder(s) are: 1) Securely connected (both to the switch and decoder), and 2) That the decoder(s) themselves are switched on and getting power.
  • Page 4 DStv Accredited Installer. You can find your nearest one at www.dstv.com IS20 is the satellite footprint used for DStv services in Southern Africa. E36B is for East and West African countries.
  • Page 5: Connecting Inputs

    Connecting the Inputs from your Satellite Dish Please Note • If you have a Unicable™ LNB, you can connect your LNB cable directly to the DStv Explora (there is no need to use this switch). • If you have a Unicable™ LNB with multiple decoders in your home, please contact your DStv Accredited Installer.
  • Page 6 H/L and V/L inputs. Any LNB cable can go to the any of the latter inputs. Quad LNB Optional to connect the second two quad LNB cables. DStv Switch (5-1) DStv Switch - User Guide...
  • Page 7 Quad LNB Any LNB cable can connect to any of these 3 inputs DStv Switch (5-1) Quattro LNB Connection Use quattro Quattro LNB LNB output labels to match DStv Switch (5-1) input labels. DStv Switch (5-1) DStv Switch - User Guide...
  • Page 8 Connecting the Switch to your Decoder(s) The DStv Switch (5-1) has two Explora outputs (labelled A and B) and four normal multiswitch outputs (labelled 1 to 4). • The Explora outputs can only be connected to a DStv Explora, they aren’t designed to connect to other decoder models.
  • Page 9 DStv Explora This installation requires a DStv Switch per DStv Explora. The DStv Switch (5-1) can only be connected to one DStv Explora at any one time. • Once the first switch has been connected to the satellite dish, connect output A or B on the first switch to the input labelled UNICABLE™...
  • Page 10 DStv Explora This installation requires a DStv Switch per DStv Explora. The DStv Switch (5-1) can only be connected to one DStv Explora at any one time. • Once the first switch has been connected to the satellite dish, connect output A or B on the first switch to the input labelled UNICABLE™...
  • Page 11 DStv Explora This installation requires a DStv Switch per DStv Explora. The DStv Switch (5-1) can only be connected to one DStv Explora at any one time. • Once the first switch has been connected to the satellite dish, connect output A or B on the first switch to the input labelled UNICABLE™...
  • Page 12 Connecting the DStv Switch (5-1) to one DStv Explora and one to four Single View Decoders DStv Explora Use any Single View Decoder(s) one of the outputs. • Once the switch has been connected to the satellite dish, use the supplied cable and connect output A or B on the switch to the input labelled UNICABLE™...
  • Page 13 Connecting the DStv Switch (5-1) to one DStv Explora and one 2 Tuner Decoder DStv Explora Decoder Models: 2P , 2U, SD PVR & Dual View Use a combination of 2 Tuner Decoder any two outputs. • Once the switch has been connected to the satellite dish, use the supplied cable and connect output A or B on the switch to the input labelled UNICABLE™...
  • Page 14 Information correct at time of going to print. For updated information, go to www.dstv.com (the “DStv website”). In the event of conflict between this information and the information on the DStv website, the information on the DStv website will prevail.
  • Page 15 Call Centres (open 7am - 11pm daily) Johannesburg (011) 289 2222 Pretoria (012) 422 2222 Cape Town (021) 508 2222 Durban (031) 710 2222 Port Elizabeth (041) 395 2222 Bloemfontein (051) 503 2222 Mobile 083 900 DSTV (3788) VAS rates apply Also find us on www.dstv.com...

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