Baron Digital TV Receiver: Guides, Channels, Locations

Baron Digital TV Receiver: Guides, Channels, Locations

Baron Digital TV Receiver is a set-top box developed by Adtel, the same company that created the Baron Antenna. This digital TV box allows analog TVs to access the crystal-clear digital television broadcast. With the Baron Digital TV box, users can watch all free-to-air digital TV channels available in their area. It also comes with many features such as a multimedia player, video recorder, games, WiFi dongle support, and more.

The Baron Digital TV Receiver is priced at a one-time payment of PHP 799 (PHP 999 with WiFi dongle), with no monthly fees and no installation fees. It is available online via Shopee or Lazada and in stores nationwide. Check out its features, guides, list of channels, and supported locations below.

Baron Digital TV Receiver Features

  • Digital TV receiver
  • Multimedia player via USB flash drive
  • Personal video recorder
  • Info Display
  • Emergency Broadcast Warning System (EWBS)
  • Logical channel number (LCN) or Virtual Channel - sorts channels correctly depending on the assignment of the broadcaster
  • Electronic programming guide (EPG)
  • Phone Charger
  • HDMI output (up to 1080p 60 Hz)
  • YouTube and Viu Player (Internet required - WiFi dongle sold separately)
  • Supports closed captioning (CC) or subtitle
  • Free games - Box Man, Sudoku, Tetris, Hit Rat, and Go Bang
  • Digital Display
  • Lightweight and compact design - Dimensions (LxWxH): 115 x 65 x 23 mm

What's in the box?
  • Baron Digital TV Set Top Box
  • Power adaptor (DC 5V/1.5A)
  • Indoor DTV antenna with 5m cable (with RF connector)
  • RCA Cable (1.2m length)
  • Remote control with two AAA size batteries
  • User Manual
  • Warranty Card (1-year warranty)

Baron Digital TV Receiver Guides and Tutorials

The following are the lists of tutorials on how to use Baron Digital TV Box.

Installation Guide

Here is the step-by-step procedure on how to install the Baron Digital TV Receiver.
Step 1: Make sure all cables (RCA, antenna, and power source) are connected properly before starting the digital TV receiver.
Step 2: Turn on your TV and receiver.
Step 3: It will show the installation guide page, and it is advised that you leave the default settings alone.
Step 4: After the initial setting is finished, move the cursor to Next and press OK to go to the Antenna setting. Move the cursor to Start Search and press OK to start Program scan.
Step 5: Once the channel search is completed, you can start watching TV programs.

How to scan digital TV channels in Baron Digital TV?

Step 1: Press the SCAN button on your remote.
Step 2: A 'Confirm' window will pop up. Press the OK button to begin the channel search.
Step 3: Wait for the channel search to finish.

How to set up the WiFi?

Baron Digital TV Receiver features YouTube and Viu player. In order to access these online video streaming apps, a WiFi adapter (with MTK7601 or RT8188 chipset) is required. If you bought the Baron DTV Combo, it comes with a Baron WiFi dongle.

After connecting the supported WiFi dongle, you can now connect it to your network. Press the remote control's Menu button, select the Setting, then choose Ethernet.

It will open a window with all available WiFi networks. Select your network, add the password, check the Auto Link option, and select Connect. The "connect" icon will be without an "X," indicating that the connection was successful.

How to access YouTube and Viu?

The remote control of Baron Digital TV Receiver has dedicated buttons for YouTube and Viu.

Alternatively, you can access these video streaming apps by pressing the Menu button on the remote control and navigating Main Menu -> Media Center -> Online video -> YouTube or VIU.

Do note that Viu may not be available initially but can be added via a software upgrade.

You can watch vlogs, video clips, music videos, news, short films, feature films, documentaries, audio recordings, movie trailers, and teasers on YouTube. Meanwhile, over-the-top (OTT) video streaming provider Viu delivers content in different genres from Asian dramas (K-drama, Chinese drama, Japanese drama) to anime with English subtitles.

How to upgrade the software of the Baron Digital TV Receiver via USB?

This software upgrade will solve the buffering issues of Youtube and Viu.
1. Download the updated software here.
2. Save it to a USB flash drive.
3. Insert the USB drive into the USB slot in your Baron Digital TV Receiver.
4. Click Menu on the remote, Go to Setting, then choose Upgrade.
5. Choose USB upgrade, click /udska1, then choose the file downloaded.
6. The system will upgrade the Baron Digital TV Receiver.
7. After the upgrade, just rescan, which is the same process when you bought the box.
8. Re-input your WiFi password in the Ethernet connection.

Baron Digital TV Receiver - software upgrade

In case the box will not be able to scan the WiFi, just unplug the WiFi dongle or unplug the box. Go back to the Settings, then choose Ethernet to input the WiFi password.

What are the uses of the USB ports?

The Baron Digital TV Receiver has 2 USB 2.0 A ports (front and back). You can insert your USB flash disk, then press the USB button on the remote control to view pictures, play music files, and watch videos saved on it. Moreover, you can charge your phone using a USB cable. The front USB port is available for the PVR (Personal Video Recorder) feature. You can also do a software upgrade via USB.

Can you use another antenna for the Baron Digital TV?

Besides the provided antenna, you can use another antenna for the Baron Digital TV. As per ISDB-T standard (Integrated Services Digital Broadcasting-Terrestrial), it is suggested to use an outdoor antenna mounted on a 10-meter high pole.

Baron Digital TV Receiver channels 2022

Here's the list of digital TV channels available for Baron Digital TV in 2022. It may vary depending on your location.

  • GMA
  • GTV
  • Heart of Asia
  • Hallypop
  • I Heart Movies
  • DepEd TV
  • TV 5
  • One Sports
  • One PH
  • BEAM UHF TV31 (PIE Channel)
  • TV Shop
  • Pilipinas HD
  • Life TV
  • Knowledge Channel
  • CNN Philippines HD
  • PTV
  • Salaam TV
  • ETC
  • Shop TV
  • Solar Learning (DepEd TV ALS / NCR Prime / Central)
  • IBC 13
  • Light TV
  • Light TV SD1
  • A2Z Channel 11 (ZOE TV)
  • Hope
  • 3ABN
  • INC TV
  • NET 25
  • UNTV
  • Truth Channel
  • SMNI
  • SNC (SMNI News Channel)
  • RJ DigiTV
  • Oras ng Himala
  • Radyo Bandido TV
  • Rock of Manila (RJ Rock TV)
  • TV Maria
  • GNN

Baron Digital TV Receiver Supported Locations

Here is the list of the Baron Digital TV coverage areas.

  • Batangas
  • Benguet
  • Bohol
  • Bulacan
  • Cavite
  • Cebu
  • Davao
  • La Union
  • Laguna
  • Leyte
  • Metro Manila
  • Nueva Ecija
  • Pampanga
  • Pangasinan
  • Rizal
  • Tarlac
  • Lucena
  • Iloilo
  • Cagayan De Oro

If your location is not included on the list, don't fret. You can follow the official Baron Antenna Facebook page ( to keep updated on the coverage areas.

The Baron Digital TV Receiver list of channels and supported locations will be updated once new inputs are added, so stay tuned.

For those unaware, Baron Super Antenna or DC Super Antenna was invented by late Filipino broadcaster and inventor Ernie Baron. He spent more than 40 years in the broadcasting industry, and he was best known for his role as the weatherman on the ABS-CBN news' show TV Patrol. He was also dubbed The Philippine Walking Encyclopedia. Meanwhile, Baron Antenna of Adtel Inc. has produced different types of antenna, including:
  • Baron Super Antenna – use this antenna if you are from Metro Manila, in a city or town where the TV reception is clear
  • Baron KGL (Kapamilya Gitnang Luzon) Antenna – the go-to antenna for homes in the province or mountainous areas where the TV signal is weak
  • Baron Extended Range Antenna – capable of receiving TV signal even in the most remote location in the Philippines
  • Baron Receiver Link Digital Antenna – a digital antenna recommended for digital set-top boxes

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