DishTV to ST2 Satellite

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Why you need to switch your DishTV to ST2 Satellite?

DishTV India will be gradually shifting south addons such as Tamil, Kannada, Telugu and Malayalam addons to d2h satellite (ST2 satellite 88ºE) with effect from 31st December 2018. If your priority is south channels then you required to switch to ST2 satellite to watch south channels. There will be no changes to the other channels for the moment but if you’re in Sri Lanka then you may be facing “Signal not found” error on certain channels this is due to some of the channels in DishTV platform are migrated to GSAT15 93.5ºE satellite so it is recommended to switch to ST2 Satellite for reception of those channels as well. 

Which Set-top boxes are compatible with ST2 Satellite

Following Mpeg4 compression Set-top box models are compatible with ST2 satellite switch
D-4005, D-6005, D-7000 (NXT Series), D-7005 (NXT Series) and D4004IS STB’s 

Which Set-top boxes are not compatible with ST2 Satellite

All Mpeg2 compression Set-top box models are not compatible with ST2 satellite switch
AF-7012S, CH-7500S Zing STB, CD-1004iS Zenega Gray Set-top boxes etc..

How do I switch My DishTV to ST2 Satellite

Step 1

Re-align your outdoor Dish to ST2 Satellite at 88ºE (at present it is aligned to NSS6 Satellite at 95.0ºE)

Step 2

Step 2 will defer in between D-4005, D-6005 and NXT series set-top boxes
Step 2 for D-4005 and D-6005 Set-top boxes
1. Press and hold the “Menu” Key in your remote, while your STB is on a channel (you will get “Signal not found” error, ignore it)
2 .You will be re-directed to Installation Menu
3. In installation menu go to Home Frequency and press 9523 in your remote while home transponder is selected
4. Then you will be re-directed to transponder edit option from there replace the transponder details as follows
5. Frequency : From 12688 replace it with 11609
    Symbol Rate : From 27500 replace it with 43978
    Polarization : Leave it as it is (Vertical)
    FEC Inner : From Auto to 2/3
6. Press “Ok” key in your remote 
7. If you’re getting the signal in your home transponder, then click the “Yellow” Key in your remote. Set-top box will prompt for software upgrade, then click the “start” for software upgrade (Do not turn off the Set-top box when software upgrade in process)
In-case if the Software upgrade not started automatically after pressing the “Yellow” Key then do the following
i. Switch off your Set-top Box
ii. Remove the power adopter from the power outlet
iii. Press and hold the “Power” Key in your Set-top Box, while holding the power key attach the power adopter to power outlet and wait till the indicator bulb turns to green and then release the power key, this will prompt the set-top box for software upgrade and then click “Start” in window panel as prompted.
8. Once Set-top box is booted goto MENU >> SETTINGS >> CHANNEL SEARCH, and click “OK” key in your remote, once channel search is completed Press the “OK” key in your remote and save it

Step 2 for NXT Series Set-top boxes
1. Switch off the Set-top box and remove the power adopter from the power outlet
2. Press and hold the “Power” Key in your Set-top Box, while holding the power key attach the power adopter to power outlet and wait till the indicator bulb turns to green and then release the power key, this will prompt the set-top box for software upgrade. in the software upgrade window replace the following 
3. Frequency : From 12688 replace it with 11609
    Symbol Rate : From 27500 replace it with 43978
    Polarization : Leave it as it is (Vertical) and then click the “Start” key in your window panel, this will upgrade the Set-top box software.
4. Once Set-top box software upgraded and box is booted go to MENU >> MY DISHTV
5. Press and hold the “Menu” key in your remote until it is prompt for Advance settings
6. In advance Settings replace the following details as follows
     Frequency : From 12688 replace it with 11609
     Symbol Rate : From 27500 replace it with 43978
     Polarization : Leave it as it is (Vertical)
7. Then Press “OK” Key in your remote to scan for channels, once scan completed, click the “Back” key in your remote to save it

Step 3

Now in order to get the channels activated via ST2 Satellite, ST2 Tagging required for ST2 tagging first keep the Set-top box on Dish Buzz channel and use the following link in our website for ST2 Tagging https://www.dthpay.com/product/switch-dishtv-to-st2-satellite/

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