walka_4_3 UG

HANDHELD TV

USER GUIDE 1.2

Contents

Introduction

Walka Handheld TV

Walka Components

Charging your Walka

Activate your Walka

Basic Functions

Advanced Functions

Settings

Aspect Ratio

Channel Scan

Resetting your Walka

Updating the firmware

Setting the Time Zone

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Setting the Time Zone

Please note that the default time zone in set for South Africa.

To change your time zone settings do the following;

1. Click on the menu/ button.

2. Using the channel up/down buttons to select the settingsmenu item.

3. Click on time zone.

4. Select the time zone for the country that you are located in.

5. Click okay to accept.

6. Click on the menu/ button to exit the menu.

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Updating the Firmware

1. On your computer go to dstvmobile.com or gotvafrica.com, select the country you are located in from the available map or drop down

menu.

2. Click on the get DStv Mobile/get GOtv Tab, then click on phones and devices.

3. Locate the Walka on the list of devices and then click on read more.

4. Scroll to the bottom of the page and click on download firmware.

5. Save the firmware to your computer.

6. Turn on the Walka.

7. Short click on the menu/ button to access the settings menu, then click on Settings.

8. Scroll down and select the firmware upgrade option.

9. Follow the on-screen instructions.

10. Once the firmware upgrade is complete the Walka will restart.

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DStv Mobile Terms & Conditions

Must be accepted to use this device. You can view the terms and conditions and/or the end user licence agreement by doing the following;

1. Go to apps.dstvmobile.com/decoder/terms

2. Email [email protected]

3. Visit your local DStv service centre and request a copy of the subscription terms & conditions or Walka end user licence

agreement.

GOtv Mobile Terms & Conditions

GOtv Mobile terms & conditions and the end user licence agreement can be found at www.gotvafrica.com

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Introduction

Welcome to the exciting world of mobile broadcast TV. You can use your Walka to access and view DStv Mobile or GOtv Mobile broadcast content within the broadcast coverage area. This guide will help you operate your Walka.

Factory Reset (Hard reset)

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might be necessary seconds while inserting a paper clip into the reset hole on the left of the device. Then release the power button and remove the paper clip from the reset hole. The device will power up and you will see the ‘Walka’ screen. Accept the terms and conditions and the device will perform a channel scan.

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Resetting the Walka (Soft reset)

If you experience an error with your Walka, you can reset it. To do this, you will need to locate the reset point on the right side of the device. Insert a paper clip into the hole. Once the device screen goes to black, remove the paperclip and the device will restart.

Walka Handheld TV

Included in the box with the Walka are:

1. USB cable

2. USB charger

3. User guide

4. Earphones

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HANDHELD TV

USER GUIDE 1.2-

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Walka Components

Front

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1. Viewing screen

Channel Scan

In the event you lose reception while in a coverage area, you will be able to re-acquire the signal by rescanning for channels. Do the following:

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Extend the antenna.

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Click on the menu/ button.

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Click the channel up/down buttons to select the channel scan

option.

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Click OK to select channel scan.

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You will be prompted to confirm your selection.

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Click OK.

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Channel scan will begin, and once complete will connect to the last channel viewed.

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Do not turn off the device while the channel scan is in progress.

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Aspect Ratio

Aspect ratio refers to the height and width of the video on the screen.

You are able to change the aspect ratio settings on the Walka.

To adjust the aspect ratio do the following:

1. Click on the menu/ button.

2. Using the channel up/down buttons to scroll to the aspect ratio menu item.

3. Choose the setting that looks best for the programme you are

viewing.

4. To accept the desired setting click on the OK button.

Walka Components

Back

2. Retractable antenna for receiving the signal.

Extend and position vertically to improve signal reception.

3. Speaker

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Walka Components

Top

Bottom

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Right

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Settings

You are able to adjust a number of settings on the Walka, these include the brightness, contrast and colour.

To adjust the screen settings do the following:

1. Click on the menu/ button.

2. Using the channel up/down buttons to scroll to the settings

menu item.

3. Choose brightness, contrast or colour from the list of available items.

4. Use the channel up/down buttons to increase or decrease the setting.

5. To accept the desired setting click the OK button.

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Information Plate (iPlate)

The iPlate will provide you with the channel title, start and end time and short synopsis of the programme you are currently watching. It also allows you to change channels. To access the iPlate:

1. Click on the OK button.

2. You will now be presented with the iPlate at the bottom of the screen.

3. Scrolling up or down with the channel change button whilst viewing the iPlate will allow you to see the synopsis for programmes on other channels, currently playing.

4. To select a channel press the OK button.

5. To exit the iPlate click on the menu/ button.

Walka Components

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Power button. Pressing and holding the power menu button will turn the device on or off

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Volume Down button

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Volume Up button

Headphone port

Serial number

CA number

10. Reset button

11. Charge status LED, if the LED is green then the device is charged

If the LED is red the device is charging

12. USB port for charging the device or upgrading firmware

13. Menu/ button

14. Channel down

15. Channel up

16. OK button

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Charging your Walka

The Walka comes partially charged. There are 2 ways to charge the

Walka. Please note: charging via a power point is faster than charging via the USB port on your computer.

1. Use the provided USB cable and charger.

2. Use the provided USB cable and plug the device into an available

USB Port on your computer.

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Plug the USB cable into the USB port

Advanced Operation

TV Guide

You can use the TV guide to view the list of programmes on a specific channel for the next 24 hours. Access the TV guide by doing the following:

1. Short click on the menu/ button. A menu will appear on the screen.

2. Use the channel up/channel down button to select TV guide.

3. You will be presented with a list of programmes that are currently available on the various channels.

4. Use the channel up/channel down button to scroll and select a desired

channel.

5. You will be presented with a list of programmes on that channel for the next

24 hours.

6. Press the OK button to select a programme to reveal the synopsis.

7. To exit the TV guide, click on the menu/ button.

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Basic Operation

4. To lower the volume use the volume down button.

To raise the volume press and hold the volume up button until desired level is reached.

5. To power off the device, press the power button for three seconds, until the LCD is turned off.

Correct Antenna Reception Angle

Correct antenna reception angle

Incorrect antenna reception angle

Incorrect antenna reception angle

Activate your Walka

Before you can view mobile TV on your Walka, you must activate your device with DStv Mobile or GOtv Mobile. You can activate your Walka using one of the options listed below.

Option 1:

Go to dstvmobile.mobi on your mobile phone, or http://www.dstvmo-

bile.com for a list of activation options.

Option 2:

Activate your Walka on the DStv Mobile service by calling MultiChoice customer care (see customer care numbers on the next page) and provide the customer service representative with the CA number and the device serial number, found on the bottom of the Walka.

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Activating your Walka on DStv Mobile

South Africa : +27 11 289 2222

Ghana :

Kenya :

Namibia :

Nigeria :

+233 302 740 540

+254 20 444 9000

+264 61 270 5222

+234 1 270 3232

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Activating your Walka on GOtv Mobile

Activate your Walka on the GOtv Mobile service by texting 'ACTM' the device CAS number (found on the bottom of the device. See page 8) and your mobile phone number to the number specific to your country.

Nigeria : 4688 Ghana : 4688 Kenya : 4688 Namibia : 44688

For example

ACTM 4111111111 0831112223

(CAS No.) (Mobile No.)

Basic Operation

1. To power the device, press and hold power button until the LCD is turned on and you see the ‘Walka’ screen.

2. You will be prompted to accept the end user licence agreement and the terms and conditions of the service.

(See page 3 for details).

Please note: You may only view mobile TV on your Walka once you have accepted the end user licence agreement and the terms and conditions of service. A subscription fee may be payable to view the DStv

Mobile or GOtv Mobile service.

3. To change channel on this device use the channel up or channel down button to navigate the Electronic Programme

Guide (EPG). Clicking the OK button will select the highlighted channel and the Walka will then connect to the channel.

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