Get a DStv Explora

for the ultimate football viewing experience

 
  • DStv Explora Tips - Parental Control

    With the DStv Explora remote, parents are in control of what their children can watch by blocking channels or shows based on PG rating.

  • DStv Explora Tips - Personalise TV

    With the DStv Explora remote, the power is in your hands to personalise your TV to suit your needs.

  • DStv Explora Tips – PVRing

    No matter what DStv package you're subscribed to, you can pause, rewind and fast forward your favourite shows with the PVR or DStv Explora remote.

  • Series Record with your DStv Explora

    Did you know you can record an entire season of your favourite series with your DStv Explora? Just press the "i" button on your remote to get started.

Get a DStv Explora

for the ultimate Football viewing experience

 

  • DStv Explora Tips - Parental Control

    With the DStv Explora remote, parents are in control of what their children can watch by blocking channels or shows based on PG rating.

  • DStv Explora Tips - Personalise TV

    With the DStv Explora remote, the power is in your hands to personalise your TV to suit your needs.

  • DStv Explora Tips – PVRing

    No matter what DStv package you're subscribed to, you can pause, rewind and fast forward your favourite shows with the PVR or DStv Explora remote.

  • Series Record with your DStv Explora

    Did you know you can record an entire season of your favourite series with your DStv Explora? Just press the "i" button on your remote to get started.

Missed your favorite shows? DStv Catch Up allows you to catch up on series, sports highlights, movies, documentaries, kids’ shows and more. And if you connect your DStv Explora to the internet, you’ll discover hundreds of extra Catch Up titles – all downloadable straight to your DStv Explora to watch in your own time.

 

Only available on selected packages in selected countries. Use of the PVR functionality and/or XtraView requires payment of a Access Fee.

 

BoxOffice gives you the perfect excuse to plan a big family night in. Now you can rent any of the 20 blockbuster movies from the comfort of your own couch, and keep them for 48 hours. Remember, if you're new to BoxOffice, the first rental's on us!

 


BoxOffice only available on selected packages. Use of the PVR functionality and / or XtraView requires payment of a monthly Access Fee.

 
 

Viewing

Why just watch TV when you and your family can experience every picture-perfect moment in crystal clear HD? The DStv Explora’s high definition viewing will push you to the edge of your seat and make you feel like you’re right in the middle of the action.

As seen on SuperSport.
HD only available on selected packages.

 
 

The Playlist

The Playlist is where you can find your whole family’s DStv recordings. And, because you can record up to 220 hours, the DStv Explora neatly arranges your recording into categories. We’ll even group all your series recordings together, making it much easier to find what you’re looking for.

 

Instant Search

We’ve made it quicker and easier to find the awesome content you’re looking for with our new Instant Search feature on DStv Catch Up, BoxOffice and Playlist. When on those screens, just hit SEARCH on your remote and the DStv Explora automatically displays results that match your search, updating instantly each time you type in a new letter.

 

More recording time

There’s room for even the biggest of families with up to 220 hours of recording space. Keep that movie the kids want to watch again and again, keep up with your favourite shows, and still have space for the family’s must-see blockbusters.

 
 

Get a full 360˚ view

Select a hotspot to see so much more of the DStv Explora

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    Left Audio

    RCA Out Port

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    Right Audio

    RCA Out Port

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    Video Out

    RCA Out Port

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    RF In

    Used for XtraView/TV Link connection

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    RF Out

    Used for XtraView/TV Link connection

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    Unicable In

    Satellite input to the DStv Explora

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    HDMI

    Output to audio/visual equipment

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    Digital Audio Output

    To get Dolby Digital sound on audio equipment

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    Ethernet Connection

    Used when connecting the DStv Explora to the internet

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    USB Ports

    Used when connecting the DStv Explora to the internet

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    Power Input

    Insert power supply provided with DStv Explora here

 
 

Master your remote

Discover a range of seamless functions that’ll put you in control

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    BoxOffice

    Quick access to a selection of the hottest movies available to rent

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    Catch Up

    Quick access to a bigger and better DStv Catch Up experience

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    Playlist

    Your direct hotlink to all the programmes you have recorded

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    TV Guide

    View 8 full days of programming info, to plan your viewing easily

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    Search

    Get A-Z listings of sport & movies, or search for programmes that meet your needs

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    DStv

    Goes to DStv Central – ONE central menu with all content, settings, info & schedules

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    Back

    Press to remove onscreen items or to save your settings

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    Status Bar

    More info about your current viewing position & a great way to quickly jump through content

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    Bookmark

    Mark a selected spot in your recorded content, which lets you find it again at a later stage

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    Replay

    Instantly jump video back 10 seconds at a time

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    Grid

    Displays the channel grid, which lists available channels in an easy-to-use grid

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    TV

    Your hotlink back to video or live TV

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    Alt

    Switches between the last two viewed channels

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    Options

    See the available choices & change Language, Aspect Ratio, Display & the order of items on screen

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    Arc

    Your hotlink to changing the aspect ratio on the fly

 

Download the user guides for more information

DStv Explora Guide A6 Remote