What is DStv Dual View? – Prices & Setup

What is DStv Dual View

DStv has managed to create a presence in many countries due to its great programming. More people are adding DStv decoders to their homes, and with all the great channels it has, you can understand why. However, if you have a DStv decoder at home, a major challenge you will experience is a lack of order in watching. With DStv dual view, you are sorted!

In any household, everyone has a unique tastes, and they might be different from those of everyone else in the house. This can cause some drifts, especially if everyone’s favourite program is running simultaneously. DStv has created a solution for this and it is called DStv Dual View.

DStv dual view

It is a convenient way to connect multiple decoders to one and enjoying the flexibility it has to offer. You can now connect different TVs in the house to different decoders, and everyone can watch or record their favourite shows. It is convenient because you won’t need to pay for an additional subscription to enjoy DStv Dual View.

All you need to do is purchase additional Dual View decoders and connect them to your primary decoder. The package you have subscribed to will appear on all the additional decoders, and you can now enjoy your favourite shows uninterrupted.

How do you Connect DStv Cables?

Although it is a convenient way to enjoy watching DStv at home, making a DStv Dual View connection is challenging for many people. Linking up to three decoders will need some knowledge of DStv connections. If you don’t have it, you can learn. It is simple and will give you a new and entertaining perspective.

How do you Connect DStv Cables

Before connecting your cables, you should ensure your decoders are DStv Dual View capable. You can check for this from Multichoice. In the connection, one decoder must be a DStv Explora to obtain the best experience.

Once you have all the required items, you can begin linking your decoders using an LNB cable. You should ensure your cables are connected to the right ports, and you can check from the user manual to ensure you do it right. Once you have connected your DStv Dual View, everyone can begin watching uninterrupted, and recording shows when you want to.

How do I get DStv Dual View?

How do I get DStv Dual View

You need to pay an additional Access fee of R105 pm on top of your DStv package subscription.

Does DStv Explora have Dual View?

Absolutely it does! The Explora can have one or two decoders connected in XtraView.

What are the DStv Explora Features?

DStv Explora Features

  • HD capable (720p and 1080i)
  • Content discovery
  • Dolby Digital 5.1
  • Widescreen capable
  • XtraView capable
  • DStv Catch Up
  • View 1, Record 1
  • Buffer retained on channel change
  • Hearing Impaired Subtitles capable
  • Up to 220 hours of personal recorded content
  • HD User Interface
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • BoxOffice
  • Parental Control
  • Series Recording
  • Pause Live TV for up to 2 hours

DStv Dual View Decoders – XtraView

DStv Dual View Decoders

Xtra View allows you to Link 2 or 3 decoders under ONE package subscription.

  • Each decoder you link will require an access fee of R105 per month

DStv Dual View Packages 2022

  • Family Package
  • Access Package
  • Compact Plus Package
  • Easy View Package
  • Premium Package
  • Compact Package

Click HERE for Channel Packages 2022

How to pay your monthly Dual View Package Subscription – Payment Options

Dual View Package Subscription

This is how you can pay for it. Click the Link

How to pay for DStv Extra View?

  • USSD
  • Capitec Banking App
  • Internet EFT
  • Payment Link
  • Walk-in-centres
  • Debit Order
  • Supermarkets
  • QR Code
  • MTN MoMo
  • Credit Card
  • Direct Deposit Absa
  • ATM

How do I set up my DStv Dual View Decoder?

  1. Use each decoders coaxial cable to connect to the Smart LNB
  2. Can also use the uni-cable ports on the latest decoders
  3. The universal port is used on the old decoders
  4. Uni-cable ports are used for Explora decoders

How much is DStv Dual View Decoder? – Dual View Price

Dual View Price

Decoder Prices are listed below

DStv Explora 1 Price (2013)

  • Launch Price @ R2499

DStv Explora 2 Price (2016)

  • Launch Price @ R1499

DStv Explora 3 Price (2019)

  • Launch Price @ R999

DStv Explora Ultra Price (2020 – Recent Model)

  • Launch Price @ R2499
  • Present Price from R1799

What is the DStv Extra View Price 2022?

  • The monthly Access Fee per Secondary decoder is R105

How to Install Dual View with a Smart LNB ? – Dual View Installation Guide

  1. Make sure your Satellite dish is mounted and correctly aligned
  2. Smart LNB needs the RG6 Cable connected to its unicable port
  3. Unpack your  Decoder from the box.
  4. Start by placing your Decoder in a central location in your home, within easy reach of an electrical outlet.
  5. Next, connect your Decoder to your TV using an HDMI cable.
  6. Connect the RG6 Cable to your Decoder
  7. Power on your decoder

Now Run the DStv Extra View Installation wizard

  1. On the Remote, Press “DStv button”
  2. Select “Settings”
  3. Select “Satellite Settings”
  4. Press “Home Network”
  5. Press “Launch Installation Wizard” then
  6. Select “OK
  7. Press “Quick Setup”
  8. Select “Decoder 1”
  9. All Bars must turn Blue
  10. Press “Scan” then
  11. Select “OK”

Channel scanning shall now happen.

Dual View / Extra View Channels – Channel List 2022 /2023

Dual View / Extra View Channels

What channels are on offer for the Dual View?

The DStv Channels List 2022/2023 HERE

  • DStv channels list 2020 /2021 /2022 /2023

Channels on Dual View are sorted as follows:

  • Documentaries & Lifestyle
  • Movies & Entertainment
  • Music
  • Specialist & Foreign
  • Religion
  • Sports
  • Kids & Teens
  • Free Channels
  • News and Commerce

Same-Day DStv Dual View Installations

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DStv Dual View Installations

Our DStv Installers will install & set up your Dual View Installations countrywide.

Dual View Installations in

  • Durban
  • Table View
  • George
  • Durban North
  • Gauteng
  • Germiston
  • Southern Suburbs Cape Town
  • Worcester
  • Witbank
  • Centurion
  • Newlands
  • Waterkloof
  • Fourways
  • Boksburg
  • Goodwood
  • East London
  • Chatsworth
  • Krugersdorp
  • Johannesburg South
  • Phoenix
  • Rustenburg
  • Mossel Bay
  • Kraaifontein
  • Hout Bay
  • Port Elizabeth
  • Bellville
  • Stellenbosch
  • Bloemfontein
  • Somerset West
  • Langebaan
  • West Rand
  • Pretoria North
  • Roodepoort
  • Soweto
  • Faerie Glen
  • Springs
  • Cape Town
  • Pretoria East
  • Ballito
  • Johannesburg
  • Edenvale
  • Strand
  • Bluff Bluff
  • Mitchells Plain
  • East Rand
  • Midstream
  • Alberton
  • Tableview
  • North West
  • Benoni
  • Mamelodi
  • Knysna
  • Lonehill
  • Wellington
  • Umhlanga
  • Paarl
  • Sandton
  • Rynfield
  • Kuilsriver
  • Hermanus
  • Durbanville
  • Moreleta Park
  • Boksburg
  • Randburg
  • Dana Bay
  • Hillcrest
  • Kimberley
  • Pretoria
  • Bedfordview
  • Nelspruit
  • And more

Additional DStv Services on offer

  • Installations
  • Satellite dish installation
  • FREE Quotes
  • Repairs
  • Troubleshooting
  • Dish Alignment
  • Upgrades

12 Reasons to Hire our Accredited DStv Installers

  1. 100% DStv Installation success rate
  2. Always clean up after they finish the job
  3. FREE Quotes before we start any job
  4. Technicians are fully trained & certified
  5. Available 24/7 all year round
  6. Arrive on time, no matter what
  7. Best DStv accredited installers in town
  8. Competitive rates with no hidden fees
  9. High-quality workmanship
  10. Technicians can troubleshoot any issues with your current installation
  11. Installation is guaranteed to be done in a professional manner
  12. Only use top-quality products

DStv Installers Near Me

DStv Installers Near Me

  • Langebaan
  • Pinetown
  • Germiston
  • Gauteng
  • Montana
  • Vereeniging
  • Cradock
  • Tzaneen
  • Queensburgh
  • Empangeni
  • Randfontein
  • Queenstown
  • Kimberley
  • Midrand
  • Johannesburg
  • Klerksdorp
  • Krugersdorp
  • Somerset West
  • Westville
  • Boksburg
  • Welkom
  • Hillcrest
  • Soweto
  • Stellenbosch
  • Pretoria
  • Roodepoort
  • Rustenburg
  • Port Elizabeth
  • Witbank
  • Cape Town
  • Richards Bay
  • Centurion
  • Umlazi
  • Pretoria East
  • Vanderbijlpark
  • Tembisa
  • Margate
  • Umhlanga
  • Table View
  • Fourways
  • Kloof
  • Hazyview
  • Durban
  • Ladysmith
  • Bryanston
  • Chatsworth
  • Pietermaritzburg
  • Durbanville
  • Edgemead
  • Harare
  • Knysna
  • Ballito
  • Springs
  • Constantia
  • Lydenburg
  • Benoni
  • Sandton
  • Meyerton
  • Lichtenburg
  • George
  • Northcliff
  • Hermanus
  • Alberton
  • Pretoria West
  • Kempton Park
  • Zambia
  • Hartbeespoort
  • Sea Point
  • Gordons Bay
  • East London
  • Waverley

Is Dual View Worth It? – Review

Sure is! Don’t Delay – Get it.

  • View two  channels simultaneously
  • R105 Access Fee per secondary decoder

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What is the DStv extra view distance?

The distance is 20 Meters.

What are the DStv Extra View Channels? – XtraView

Family Channels List

Compact Plus Channels List

Compact Channels List

Access Channels List

Premium Channels List

Easy View Channels List

What Types of Dstv Decoders are available?

Here are your Decoders – Click on each link

Dstv Explora


Single View

Extra View DStv