Not seeing the bigger picture? Or perhaps your screen looks stretched. Maybe you prefer to watch without those black bars. It’s super easy to set your DStv decoder to your specific viewing preferences.
If you have an older model decoder
Step 1- press the menu button on your remote.
Step 2- Select the advanced options,
Step 3- Then television installation.
Step 4- Enter 9949 and select the aspect ratio that’s right for you.
On our HD PVR
Step 1- Press the shift and TV guide button.
Step 2- Keep pressing them until you find the setting that you prefer.
For the DStv Explora decoder, and the DStv HD decoder
Step 1- Press the ARC button once to display the current aspect ratio setting.
Step 2- Then keep pressing to cycle through the various options.