As of 30 September 2014, the Spirit Word Channel will no longer be available on the Sentech platform.
If you have a Spirit Word Decoder please rescan your decoder.
If you have a MultiChoice Decoder please rescan your decoder with the MultiChoice settings below.
Realign Your Dish!
If you applied all the changes below and still cannot connect, please realign your dish!
MultiChoice – Tuning Instructions
These instructions can be used with most DSTV decoder models excluding HD PVR models.
- Go to [Menu] -> [Advanced Options] -> [Dish Installation] (Pin = 9949)
- Change [Network 2] to [IS20] (or [IS7]) and press [OK] Enter the following VIEWSAT settings:
Frequency: 12602, Symbol Rate: 26657, FEC: 2/3, Polarization: Vertical, Use NIT: Yes
- Select [Accept all displayed values and leave screen] and press [OK]
- Now select [Scan all networks] and press [OK]
After the scan, press the [TV] button on your remote, select [Public IS20] (or [Public IS7] on older versions) and press [OK]. Look for a channel named “SWC”… To return to the normal DSTV Channels, simply press the [TV] button on your remote and select [DSTV]…
SUPERMAX – Tuning Instructions
The Spirit Word decoder has an “Auto Scan” feature that can search for any new available channels.
- Press the [Scan] button on your remote control
- Go down to [Search], press the left arrow button to set it to [FREE] and press [OK]
The scan may take between 2-5 minutes. After the scan, look for a channel named “SWC”.
AF-2400N – Tuning Instructions
On the older Spirit Word decoders it is recommended to perform a manual search.
- Go to [Menu] -> [Manual Search] and press [OK].
- Go down to [Frequency] and press your left arrow key until the frequency  appears.
- Set [Network Search] to [YES]
- Now go to [Search Start] and press [OK].
- Now press [OK] to close the [Search Success] dialog and press [Exit] to close the menu.
Look for Spirit Word under the channel named “SWC”…
Grace and Peace.
The Spirit Word Team
If you still need assistance, please contact Danie on +27 (0) 18 484 8145