What will an HD Single View Decoder cost me?

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Quality viewing and access to choice

Our DStv HD Single View Decoder (DStv HD Decoder) is HD capable, Dolby Digital 5.1 capable and comes with easy to use menus. It also has great search features (making it easy for you to find something to watch), plus an eight-day TV Guide and the ability to control what your kids can watch with Parental Control.

Plan your viewing with the eight-day TV Guide.

Set reminders for your favourite shows.

Control what your kids can watch with Parental Control.

Connect another decoder with XtraView.


DStv B7 Remote Control

Our B7 remote give you full control of your DStv HD Decoder. It has a button for your TV Guide and also a DStv button to take you straight to the main menu where you can manage your settings. This remote can be used with any of our single view HD decoders.

Supports multiple modes | 12 Month Warranty


Protect your Device

Your decoder comes with a one-year warranty. To extend your coverage further, get Device Insurance with DStv. NMS Insurance Services (SA) Limited policy sets out terms and conditions under which your decoder will be insured.

Get insured for only R20pm

Important for you to know

All you need for installation of the DStv HD Single View decoder is an 80cm dish and a Single or Universal LNB. We recommend using a DStv Accredited Installer (their works carries a 3-month warranty).

You can connect up to two additional DStv decoders in XtraView with monthly Access Fees payable for each decoder. Check here to see available decoder combinations.

The DStv HD Single View decoder is designed to only support MultiChoice services.

Enabled for HD, Dolby Digital and surround sound (available on selected channels). HD viewing requires a connection to an HD TV via an HDMI cable, and Dolby Digital and surround sound is available when connected to compatible audio equipment via an HDMI cable.

The DStv HD Single View decoder has a 12-month warranty from the date of purchase.

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DStv HD Single View FAQs

You can manually update the software as follows :

  • Press the blue DStv button
  • Go to Settings
  • Select User Preferences
  • Select General
  • Select Download latest software
  • (If this option is greyed out, the decoder is already on the latest software)

The performance of the Single View HD Device is directly related to the quality of the installation (including use of approved equipment and correct alignment of the satellite dish)

The recommended installation for the Single View HD Device is a single LNB (it will however also work if connected to a twin, quad, UniCable™ or DStv Smart LNB). If this device is linked to another one using XtraView, a DStv Smart LNB is recommended.

Please note:

  • MultiChoice recommends the use of an 80cm dish for all installations.
  • If making changes to an existing XtraView installation, please DO NOT disconnect the cable that links the two existing devices until you have phoned MultiChoice and requested that the XtraView link between those two existing devices is broken.
  • View one channel at a time
  • HD Capable (720i and 1080i)
  • Dolby Digital 5.1 capable
  • Content Discovery with multiple search options
  • Eight-day TV guide
  • Reminders
  • 24-hour i-Plate
  • Parental Control
  • XtraView capable
  • Widescreen capable
  • Hearing Impaired Subtitles (when available)
  • User friendly HD menus
  • Interactive Applications (SuperSport, News24, Weather and more)