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2017-10-26, 21:26
Forum: PVR Decoders
Replies: 23
Views: 2,279
Posted By chrisc
Any news please? Why did this staft?

Any news please? Why did this staft?
2017-10-23, 18:48
Forum: PVR Decoders
Replies: 23
Views: 2,279
Posted By chrisc
Explora wants to record live TV

Example/

It is now 18.45. On channel 186 Combat Ships started at 18.30 and ends at 19.20. Choosing 186 using TV Guide button and pressing OK, am offered to Record Season, etc

Should this not...
2017-10-15, 18:10
Forum: Installation
Replies: 9
Views: 1,310
Posted By chrisc
Dodgy Smart LNBs

Explora 1 installed July 2016. Around June this year, signal quality dropped, often to 1%. After a lot of messing about, a new (smaller) LNB was fitted. The supplier, Space TV in Woodstock,...
2017-10-12, 19:59
Forum: DStv Now
Replies: 52
Views: 18,196
Posted By chrisc
Saving selected channels

Are you able to save the channels you wish to browse instead of having to select the groups you want to browse through?

On an Explora you can add just the channels you want to the program list and...
2017-09-14, 16:38
Replies: 128
Views: 11,861
Posted By chrisc
Very easy to set up, had it working in under 5...

Very easy to set up, had it working in under 5 mins and streams to TV easily via an Apple TV3

However, the adverts that pop up are annoying. Start a movie and some "I earned $1500 in one day"...
2017-08-19, 20:38
Forum: DStv Now
Replies: 75
Views: 35,555
Posted By chrisc
Anyone there?

Anyone there?
2017-08-17, 18:03
Forum: DStv Now
Replies: 75
Views: 35,555
Posted By chrisc
Where is the Airplay in the DSTV Now app? I have...

Where is the Airplay in the DSTV Now app? I have version 7.8.0
2017-08-17, 17:55
Forum: DStv Now
Replies: 154
Views: 56,392
Posted By chrisc
It is Live TV, I have never used Catchup I...

It is Live TV, I have never used Catchup

I have not been able to successfully use it. If I do get a TV picture, it is a still with no sound

It is an iPad 4, the version is 7.8.0

Another...
2017-08-16, 15:44
Forum: DStv Now
Replies: 13
Views: 2,210
Posted By chrisc
Is there not an easy to understand explanation...

Is there not an easy to understand explanation about how to:

Receive DSTV on a computer, tablet or phone
Send this picture and sound to a TV

Asking the CallCentre is a sheer waste of time. ...
2017-08-13, 17:08
Forum: DStv Now
Replies: 13
Views: 2,210
Posted By chrisc
Got the DSTV app to work today, it lasted about...

Got the DSTV app to work today, it lasted about 10 mins. Then I tried to mirror it to an Apple TV3 and that was the end of it. Using an iPad 4
2017-08-12, 15:34
Forum: DStv Now
Replies: 75
Views: 35,555
Posted By chrisc
Apple Airplay shows a stationary screen and no...

Apple Airplay shows a stationary screen and no audio
2017-08-12, 15:29
Forum: DStv Now
Replies: 9
Views: 3,598
Posted By chrisc
I get "an error has occurred, try later" This on...

I get "an error has occurred, try later" This on 2 iPads

On calling the help line, I am told that the Explora must be connected to the internet.

Why is this not properly explained?

You...
2017-08-12, 15:11
Forum: DStv Now
Replies: 154
Views: 56,392
Posted By chrisc
I have 2 iPads registered. In CT I have an 8mb...

I have 2 iPads registered. In CT I have an 8mb line, in Montagu a 4mb line

All I see upon tapping on the Play button is "an error has occured, please try again"

What does this mean please?
2017-06-20, 08:29
Forum: Installation
Replies: 1
Views: 573
Posted By chrisc
Who guarantees the (Smart) LNB?

Since acquiring an Explora with a Smart LNB, I am on the 3rd LNB

All these apparently came from Space TV, who the installer deals with

On taking back the Smart LNB (the larger model with 3...
2017-06-15, 17:33
Forum: Installation
Replies: 23
Views: 2,788
Posted By chrisc
I am astonished that two installers, Space TV and...

I am astonished that two installers, Space TV and MC badmouth and blame one another. Since getting an Explora last year, I have now had 4 Smart LNBs fitted

Both installers told me that Space were...
2017-06-11, 18:26
Forum: Installation
Replies: 23
Views: 2,788
Posted By chrisc
Space TV only agreed to replace the second SLNB,...

Space TV only agreed to replace the second SLNB, I have had to pay for all the others. Is there no guarantee on these devices?

If I had treated my customers like this, I would have been out of...
2017-06-08, 20:38
Forum: Installation
Replies: 23
Views: 2,788
Posted By chrisc
Another problem manifested today. There are...

Another problem manifested today. There are about 18 recordings on the Playlist (red button). Choosing PLAY on any of these gets a "PG Blocked" message

The Parental Control is set to None

The...
2017-06-08, 19:09
Forum: DStv Now
Replies: 7
Views: 1,092
Posted By chrisc
I has a phone call in March from someone at MC...

I has a phone call in March from someone at MC about this. At the time, this tech could not figure what the problem might be and undertook to get back to me, but nothing transpired, hence this post...
2017-06-08, 18:57
Forum: Installation
Replies: 23
Views: 2,788
Posted By chrisc
Since getting an Explora and a Smart LNB in April...

Since getting an Explora and a Smart LNB in April 2016, the LNB has been replaced 3 times. The usual problem is a breaking up picture. I also called Space TV who supplies the installer, they said...
2017-06-03, 21:29
Forum: DStv Now
Replies: 7
Views: 1,092
Posted By chrisc
Ok, I see the list of Live TV channels. Scrolled...

Ok, I see the list of Live TV channels. Scrolled down to Sky TV. The picture appeared but does not move. If I look at the picture on a regular TV via an Explora, it looks normal with sound.
...
2017-05-31, 21:07
Forum: DStv Now
Replies: 7
Views: 1,092
Posted By chrisc
I don't know how to go direct to the channels. ...

I don't know how to go direct to the channels. On the left hand side is a list of channel numbers. After waiting about a minute I am able to scroll down to a specific channel, tap the program that...
2017-05-29, 18:31
Forum: DStv Now
Replies: 7
Views: 1,092
Posted By chrisc
Does it work?

I am using an iPad 4. If I select TV guide and scroll to (say) channel 400 - BBC News and tap Play Now, a rotating ring starts going, a static picture apprears but nothing more.

Same applies on...
2017-05-28, 19:47
Forum: DStv Now
Replies: 154
Views: 56,392
Posted By chrisc
No moving images or sound

I am using an iPad 4. If I select TV guide and scroll to (say) channel 400 - BBC News and tap Play Now, a rotating ring starts going, a static picture apprears but nothing more.

Same applies on...
2017-04-28, 17:23
Forum: DStv Now
Replies: 4
Views: 1,433
Posted By chrisc
Been trying to view DSTV on an iPad and a...

Been trying to view DSTV on an iPad and a MacBook. Error 3020 apppears after a minute

Had this since beginning of March. Why do the call centre not know about this?
2017-04-28, 17:16
Forum: DStv Now
Replies: 16
Views: 3,450
Posted By chrisc
When I watch DSTV on a Macbook, after a minute...

When I watch DSTV on a Macbook, after a minute the picture disappears and "Error 3020" appears

What is this please?

I phoned the call centre and they started talking about the dish, etc. This...
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