How To Activate a New Decoder

How To Activate a New Decoder

What is Decoder?

In digital electronics, a binary decoder is a combinational logic circuit that converts binary information from the n coded inputs to a maximum of 2ⁿ unique outputs.

How To Activate a New Decoder

  1. Make sure you have checked your DStv smart card or IUC number.
  2. Write down the decoder serial number.
  3. Now, switch on your DStv decoder.
  4. Scan your DStv decoder to get all the channels.
  5. After scanning your DStv Digibox, you will see channel 100 working.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I activate my decoder after payment?

Send an SMS with the word RESET followed by your smart card number to 30333. You shall receive a confirmation message informing your request is being processed then check after a while if the channels are available. How can I make a payment on my DSTV?

What does a TV decoder do?

A digital decoder converts the digital signal from your TV provider into images. As a result, you can view the channels that are a part of your subscription.

How do I get a decoder?

GO DIGITAL: APPLY FOR A DECODER AT YOUR NEAREST POST OFFICE. On 31 March 2022, television signal will be switched from analogue to digital. This means that viewers will require a decoder to watch SABC and E-TV. Those who do have dishes and decoders do not need to do anything.

What is the main function of decoder?

A decoder is a multiple-input, multiple-output logic circuit that converts coded inputs into coded outputs, where the input and output codes are different. The input code generally has fewer bits than the output code, and there is one-to-one mapping from input code words into output code words.

What is another name for a TV decoder?

A set-top box (STB), also known as a cable box or receiver and historically television decoder, is an information appliance device that generally contains a TV-tuner input and displays output to a television set and an external source of signal, turning the source signal into content in a form that can then be …

How is decoder connected to TV?

If you are using an HDMI cable, then plug it into the HDMI port on the back of your decoder and then plug the other end into an HDMI input port on your TV. You will then need to switch to the relevant HDMI source/input channel on your television.

Can I use my DStv decoder with a smart TV?

Each DStv subscription allows you to stream on one device at a time. Internet access and data are required to use the app. You’ll find the app on a wide range of devices, from Android and iOS devices, to game consoles, Smart TVs, media players and your laptop.

How much is the cheapest decoder?


  • R599.00. Dstv Hd 8S Decoder.
  • R599.00. Dstv Hd 9S Single View Decoder.
  • R1,699.00. Dtsv Explora 3B Decoder.
  • R299.99. Dstv A10 Remote.
  • R129.99. Dstv B7 Remote.
  • R99.99. Dstv Wifi Connector.
  • R224.99. Dstv Smart Lnb – 4 Port.

Why is my decoder not working?

The problem is usually caused by a faulty LNB, a misaligned dish, loose connections, and bad weather elements. In this article, I will show you what you can do when your DStv decoder loses signal.

What to do when strong decoder says no signal?

Check the connection between the receiver and the TV set, making sure the connection cable(s) is(are) properly plugged in on both sides. If properly plugged in, try to reset your receiver by unplugging the power cord for about 30 seconds before plugging it back in.