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Old 2017-04-26 , 12:47
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Thanks for the announcement , better late than never and certainly will clear up a few questions that have started to surface.

My comment is to ask:

What is the decoder model HD4S2 used for? Is this a DVB-T2 compatible decoder?

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DStv HD 4S2 (This model has the wording UHF on top of the P- and P+ buttons on the front panel of the decoder)
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Old 2017-04-26 , 12:50
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We are implementing the ability to restore recordings this function will enable customers to transfer recorded content from one Explora to another. This is a function performed at our service centres, so will not be visible to customers.

In which instances can content be transferred between Exploras?
The DStv Explora decoder hard drive must be in perfect working condition
Recordings on the Playlist can be transferred from a DStv Explora to another DStv Explora or a DStv Explora 2, or from a DStv Explora 2 to another DStv Explora 2

NB: Content cannot be transferred from DStv Explora 2 to DStv Explora.

In instances where content on the DStv Explora is more than what the DStv Explora 2 can accommodate, customers will need to choose the content they would like to transfer.

This procedure can take a few days. The walk-in centre will SMS the customer once the transfer is complete.
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Old 2017-04-26 , 13:39
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Does the DStv HD 4S2 maybe have a built in diplexer?
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Old 2017-04-27 , 10:12
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Wonder if this resulted in my Insert Smartcard error - first one in ages. This also unfortunately resulted in a failed recording with no possibility of repeat recording
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Old 2017-04-27 , 11:43
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Wonder if this resulted in my Insert Smartcard error - first one in ages.
Don't think we'll get any answers until next week.
There's the other PVR Access bug that they've been working on that sounded like it was maybe a parallel issue, so I guess it could be a possible further reset - if Krugie is right that this is the related May update early, or if it's in two parts.
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Old 2017-04-29 , 15:54
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My playlists now sort as follows:
Episode 1
Episode 10
Episode 11
...
Episode 19
Episode 2
etc.

Is this as a result of the new software?
Anyone else seeing the same thing?

tia
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Old 2017-04-30 , 22:28
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My playlists now sort as follows:
Episode 1
Episode 10
Episode 11
...
Episode 19
Episode 2
etc.

Is this as a result of the new software?
Anyone else seeing the same thing?

tia


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Old 2017-05-01 , 08:47
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Sorting has always been a problem . MC never sorted it out on the SD PVR. The HD PVRs had their own brand of sorting issues. When the Explora was launched sorting issues sort of went away. It will be sad day if this has once again been introduced.
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Old 2017-05-01 , 09:14
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The Explora order was sometimes wrong before, after exiting the watching of a folder item, but that came right when going back into a folder. Hopefully it can all be sorted out now.

@Mods, re the earlier HD Decoder 4S2 questions - we've also asked MC Field Services for answers in his section, perhaps you can coordinate with him so we can get these important facts for helping others. Thanks
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Old 2017-05-01 , 09:37
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Also experiencing the episode sorting issue.

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