Learn how to connect DStv Explora cables to your TV

Learn how to connect DStv Explora cables to your TV

Learn how to connect DStv explora cables to your tv

The connections on the back of decoders are all more or less the same on all decoders. In this post you will learn how to connect dstv explora cables to your tv.

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The essential connections would be:

  • The power supply connector
  • The connector that will send a picture and sound to your tv
  • The connector that connects to the cable from the satellite dish

1

RCA ports

Allows you to connect the video and sound to other devices like an external amplifier or directly to your tv

2

RF in & RF out

Allows you to connect your decoder through a standard coaxial cable to your TVs. Is also used for the heartbeat cable if you have one for xtraview.

3

Unicable in

Connects the unicable port from your lnb to the decoder

4

HDMI port

The HDMI port connects to the high definition connection on the back of your tv.

5

Audio Optical cables

Connects audio to an external amplifier

6

Ethernet

Connects your router to the decoder

7

USB port

USB connectors

8

Power Supply

Connect your power supply here

Important tip when learning how to connect DStv Explora cables

  • When you install your decoder or even before disconnecting the decoder for whatever reason take some masking tape and mark the cables. Mark them in a manner that makes sense to you.

 

white masking tape
  • The most used way would be to copy the name of the connector onto the masking tap. Thus is the connector is marked HDMI then you write HDMI on the tape and stick it on to the cable. 
how to connect dstv explora cables

This will allow you easily learn how to connect DStv Explora cables back to your decoder or to any other decoder in a blink of time.