Gotv is a paid TV terrestrial service in Africa which offers affordable packages for its customers. Now to install gotv decoder to your TV set, it’s not a difficult task provided you follow the steps in this article. The latest Gotv decoder comes with HDMI output, which gives its users another option to choose their video quality. There is no HDMI output in the old gotv decoder. Using HDMI cable for video signal transfer gives you a quality video output.
old Gotv decoder (GOCODA 1)
GOCODA 1 and GOCODA 2
The video below illustrates how to install GOCODA 1 (old Gotv Decoder)
To begin with the new Gotv decoder installation, every Gotv decoder comes with two RF ports, which is (RF In) port and (RF Out) port.
Below are the functions of the ports on the new Gotv GOCODA 2.
RF out – this port transfer video signal to another TV set.
RF In – this port receives the signal from the antenna through the coaxial cable.
AV Out – for sending video signal to TV sets through Jack to AV out cable.
USB : for USB connections to the decoder.
POWER Port : for power supply to the decoder. (12V)
The new Gotv GOCODA 2 have no HDMI cable in the accessories. You need to get a separate HDMI cable if you are using a plasma television and you prefer HD video output.
The Video Below Shows How To Connect Gotv To TV Set
Connecting gotv decoder to TV set does not need any professional experience.
Below are the right steps to connect Gotv decoder to TV set.
- Connect the coaxial cable from the antenna to the RF input.
- Connect HDMI cable from your plasma television to the HDMI output of the Gotv decoder. Use the Jack to AV out cable for video output to an old TV set.
- Connect the 12V power adaptor cable to the Power source and switch on the Gotv GOCODA 2.