Series stacking is where we make more than one episode available at a time for viewing on DStv Catch Up.
So instead of watching just one episode, we bring you up to four weeks’ worth of episodes
And if you go away, there’s no need to worry – the episodes will be lined up and ready for you. All you have to do is press play. (Series Stacking available on selected programming).
HD, instant replay, ultra slo-mo & rewind, up to 220 hours of recording space. With the DStv Explora, watch the beautiful game the way it’s meant to be watched.
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Enjoy even more entertainment when you connect your DStv Explora to the internet and access DStv Catch Up Plus. Discover hundreds of extra titles, including series, box sets, movies, sports, kids' shows and exclusive entertainment, and download them straight to your DStv Explora to watch in your own time.
Access to DStv Catch Up Plus is included in the DStv Premium subscription and access fee. Terms and Conditions and data costs apply when using this feature.
SA only. DStv Catch Up Plus is exclusive to the DStv Explora. DStv.com/GetConnected
Star Wars Rebels: Spark of Rebellion 2014 as seen on DStv Catch Up Plus. House of Lies as seen on DStv Catch Up Plus.
With Remote Recording, there's no reason to ever miss your favourite show: simply take out your smart device (smartphone, tablet or laptop), log in to the DStv TV Guide and schedule a recording on your DStv Explora.
Access to Remote Recording is included in your monthly subscription and access fee.
Terms and Conditions and data costs apply when using this feature. SA only. DStv.com/GetConnected.
Only available on selected packages. Use of the PVR functionality and/or XtraView requires payment of a R75 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 R75 access fee.
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. Use of the PVR functionality and / or XtraView requires payment of a monthly R75 access fee.
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.
Kung Fu Panda as seen on Nickelodeon,channel 305. Avatar: Legend of Korra as seen on Nickelodeon,channel 305. Ben 10 as seen on Cartoon Network,channel 301
Still channel-surfing to find what you’re looking for? Now it’s easy with movie, sport, series, theme, keyword and advanced search options. Find the perfect PG-rated movie for the kids, tune in to the live game or discover when your favourite show starts by simply pressing the SEARCH button.
The Wolf of Wallstreet as seen on BoxOffice. Big Brother Mzansi as seen on DStv, channel 161. Isibaya as seen on Mzansi Magic,channel 161
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.
Runner Runner as seen on BoxOffice. Tinsel as seen on Africa Magic, channel 154. Keeping up with the Kardashians as seen on E! Entertainment, channel 124. The Doctors as seen on Mnet Series Reality, channel 114.
Select a hotspot to see so much more of the DStv Explora
RCA Out Port
RCA Out Port
RCA Out Port
Used for XtraView/TV Link connection
Used for XtraView/TV Link connection
Satellite input to the DStv Explora
Output to audio/visual equipment
To get Dolby Digital sound on audio equipment
IP network connection – for future use
For future use
Insert power supply provided with DStv Explora here
Discover a range of seamless functions that’ll put you in control
Quick access to a selection of the hottest movies available to rent
Quick access to a bigger and better DStv Catch Up experience
Your direct hotlink to all the programmes you have recorded
View 8 full days of programming info, to plan your viewing easily
Get A-Z listings of sport & movies, or search for programmes that meet your needs
Goes to DStv Central – ONE central menu with all content, settings, info & schedules
Press to remove onscreen items or to save your settings
More info about your current viewing position & a great way to quickly jump through content
Mark a selected spot in your recorded content, which lets you find it again at a later stage
Instantly jump video back 10 seconds at a time
Displays the channel grid, which lists available channels in an easy-to-use grid
Your hotlink back to video or live TV
Switches between the last two viewed channels
See the available choices & change Language, Aspect Ratio, Display & the order of items on screen
Your hotlink to changing the aspect ratio on the fly
From unpacking that box to getting connected, we’ve got you covered!
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*Recommended retail price. Excludes dish and installation. Use of the PVR functionality and / or XtraView requires payment of a monthly R75 access fee. BoxOffice, DStv Catch Up and HD are only available on selected packages. Terms and Conditions apply. SA only