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How to Tune your DSTV Decoder to View Mpeg4 Free to air Public channels
How do I tune my DSTV decoder to see the free to air mpeg4 channels on is20? or do i need to buy a new decoder? This is a question we get often so we thought we would give a quick help and answer to this question
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Below you will find out how you can tune in to see these channels on your DSTV decoder absolutely FREE.
Tuning DSTV decoders can be tricky as Multichoice changes their decoder software often. You may find you will have to often re add these details again and or change the setup on the decoder to make it work. (please note we do not offer support to end users, this article is published as informational only. please contact the channel you are trying to watch directly for support.)
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PLEASE NOTE REGARDING THE INFO BELOW, PURPLE TURTLE DOES NOT SUPPORT END(HOME) USERS ONLY BROADCASTERS DIRECTLY. FOR SUPPORT AND HELP PLEASE CONTACT YOUR DSTV INSTALLER OR THE CHANNEL YOU ARE TRYING TO VIEW DIRECTLY. AGAIN, WE ARE UNABLE TO ASSIST END USERS.
Below are the instructions for the DSTV Model 4u Decoder instructions for other decoders like Viewsat, Stong etc are NOT covered below.
- PRESS the Blue DSTV Button
- PRESS right arrow to SETTINGS Menu
- Scroll down to SATELLITE SETTINGS
- PRESS right arrow once and DOWN once to ADDITIONAL NETWORKS
- PRESS OK on ADDITIONAL NETWORKS
- Select Network 1/2
- ENABLE NETWORK to YES
- USE NIT to YES
- Frequency 12682 (use the left arrow to delete)
- Modulation DVB-S
- Symbol rate 30 000
- FEC 2/3
- Polarisation set to VERTICAL
- Check your signal details on the right for positive results
- Click OK on SCAN THIS or SCAN ALL
Once the scan has completed
- PRESS OPT button
- scroll down to Channel Group set ALL CHANNELS (if you do not set this it will not show all channels and only DSTV channels)
- once ALL channels are set browse for your desired channel
NOTE: We have noted that every 24 hours you may have to re enable the ALL CHANNELS to see the channel again This is a DSTV software issue.
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