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DStv SWITCH
USER GUIDE

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  • Page 1 DStv SWITCH 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 dstv.com.
  • Page 3: Product Overview

    • 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.
  • Page 4 Troubleshooting Tip If there is at least one DStv Explora connected to the Explora outputs and the “On” LED is RED or is not lit, please check that the cables connected to the Explora outputs are: 1) Securely connected (both to the switch and decoder), 2) are not damaged and 3) That the decoder(s) themselves are switched on and getting power.
  • Page 5: Lnb Requirements

    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. E36 is for East and West African countries.
  • Page 6: Connecting Inputs From Satellite Dish

    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 7 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 (5-2) DStv Switch - User Guide...
  • Page 8 LNB cables. DStv Switch (5-2) 3 Cable Quad LNB Connection (E36) (Angola and Mozambique only) Quad LNB Any LNB cable can connect to any of these 3 inputs DStv Switch (5-2) DStv Switch - User Guide...
  • Page 9 Quattro LNB Connection Use quattro Quattro LNB LNB output labels to match DStv Switch (5-2) input labels. DStv Switch (5-2) DStv Switch - User Guide...
  • Page 10: Connecting Switch To Your Decoder

    Connecting the Switch to your Decoder(s) The DStv Switch (5-2) 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 11 • Once the switch has been connected to the satellite dish, use the supplied cable and connect output A to the input labelled UNICABLE™ IN on the back of the first DStv Explora. Then connect output B to the input labelled UNICABLE™ IN on the back of the second DStv Explora.
  • Page 12 Connecting the DStv Switch (5-2) 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 (5-2) 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 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 Find us on dstv.com www.pace.com...