A CLEAR AUDIO SYSTEM AND A The DECT number is Audio transmission is clear with the latest version of technology, eliminating irritating background noise as you move from one room to the next. You can keep in touch with your baby from a distance of up to 1,000 feet using this device
2 TOUCH SOUND INDICATORS AND LEVEL SOUND INDICATOR TELL ME YOUR WAY - I'd like to talk to you back. There are LED indicators on the parent unit that show the volume of sound in your baby's room, so you can monitor the level visually. From the parent unit, there is an intercom that allows you to consult with your baby from any room in the house
A TON OF LIGHT ON THE BABY UNIT Throughout the dark nursery, a soothing light from the baby unit illuminates, softening the ambiance. There are night lights on both the parent unit(s) and the baby unit that can be controlled by the parent unit.
A BABY UNIT DOES NOT HAVE A SENSITIVE SOUND SYSTEM Choosing whether or not to hear sounds from the baby unit all the time is possible, as well as selecting whether or not to hear sounds above a certain volume. Using the parent unit, you can adjust the sensitivity of the microphone on the
A BABY UNIT DOES NOT HAVE A SENSITIVE SOUND SYSTEM If you want to hear sounds from the baby unit all the time, or if you want to hear sounds that exceed a certain level, you can select that option. Using the parent unit, you can adjust the sensitivity of the microphone on the
Questions & Answers
Are the two units of the parent system able to communicate with each other? (For example, a walkie-talkie so parents can talk without being heard by their children?
The feature would be great, but as far as I'm aware, the "baby unit" is always able to communicate with its parents. But, as I think about it, perhaps it is possible to turn down the volume on the baby unit so that it can't be heard in the nursery, so that the parents may be able to speak on them. Even though I'll check this out for you tomorrow morning, it's too late to evaluate it today In re This answer needs to be edited so that we are I look forward to hearing from you *br> I have updated the post as of 7/23/13. This morning I checked it out for you & The LOWEST volume level of the "baby" unit can still be heard. It is not possible to communicate between the two "parent" units without broadcasting sound from the "baby" unit. the two of you are talking, the baby can hear out what is being said. It is my hope that you found this helpful.
Are they all compatible with each other if I buy two (2 baby units and 4 parent units)? Each baby unit is in the room of each child, and the parent units are spread around the ?
My assumption is that it would be however, I am In any case, you couldn't find out which kid was making the noise unless you placed them on different channels. I wouldn't buy these again. In the parent unit, the signal to the baby unit is constantly dropped and an annoying beeping sound is made. There's nothing worse than waking up in the middle of the night to find that it's this.
Does this work when you have two buildings separate from one another? We are living just 10 feet away from my mother, who has dementia and lives in a cottage. Her Lifeline has failed (fortunately, she got up that time), she has fallen, and remembers she has a Lifeline, and just yells at me. Also, is it possible that we would hear...? Her TV stays on all the time so I wonder if we would hear...?
Had 2 of these in front of the house, living room and bedroom, heard them talking all the time, even over the very loud radio I live about 500 feet from them but would recommend these to anyone taking care of the elderly or hospice.
What kind of power adapters do the parent units have? Is this so that I don't have to recharge them every night, or can I leave them plugged in, always on?
There is no doubt about that It is exactly this way that we use the parent units With the wall adapter, they are always powered on.
Selected User Reviews For VTech DM221-2 Audio Baby Monitor with up to 1,000 ft of Range, Vibrating Sound-Alert, Talk Back Intercom, Night Light Loop & Two Parent Units, White
In this household there are no babies, but they are incredibly helpful with recuperating at home
Although there are no babies in the house, I bought this for my parents so they can monitor their telephone calls. The parents of the children I'm caring for live in a large house with a ranch-style roof, and my father is recently back from a lengthy stay in the hospital and rehab facility. In addition to living out of state, I am unable to be with my parents full-time. So, this monitor was created so that one unit would be kept in the bedroom/bathroom while another would be kept in the living room, and the third unit would be kept In this way, my mom won't have to run back and forth to check on my dad each time she goes about her day. The initial unit was loaned to us by a friend, but it did not have talkback capabilities. My mother could keep an eye on my dad via this method, however when she heard something, she was forced to physically run into their bedroom in order to respond. The "talk back" feature that this unit has is one of the things that makes it so incredibly useful. In the case of my mom hearing my dad moving around, she doesn't have to run into the bedroom to check on him - she can just stay in the kitchen. It would be easy for her to just use the monitor to ask, "Do you need anything?"? He doesn't have to physically hold the baby unit since their bedroom houses the "baby" unit - he can just watch over it from in their bedroom. It would be sufficient for him to speak and say he is fine or to ask for assistance. Press units are both present on both units You can only talk to a baby one-on-one (not open communication), since they always hear sounds transmitted by the baby unit, but to talk to the baby, you must press a button. I would like to speak. If mom is watching tv, listening to music, chatting on the phone, etc, she can do all of those things without worrying about any of those sounds in her living areas being broadcast to her baby unit in the There is a tremendous reception with the baby base unit. The room is attached to the master bathroom and between the bedroom and the This device is able to detect sounds from both bedrooms and bathrooms amazingly well (and sometimes embarrassingly). My mother has used the mother units exclusively for his use, which has been more than sufficient for her use. I cannot comment on the battery life of the parents themselves, however they last several hours with ease. Her bag is always by her side when she's working out in their garden, and she doesn't care if she runs in to check on him every once in a while. the little things also matter a lot, we also gave these units bonus stars for being discreet and not visually announcing their use as My dad's pride has also suffered with his recent dependency needs on top of his medical issues. This would indicate that they are for babies, and that would be a sting in his pride again. We call them portable intercoms - so there is no issue with their dignity. The baby unit is the size of a large lemon, and the parent unit the size of an The bulk of them can easily be left sitting on a counter or table without drawing A great help, with an extremely clear and Any household would benefit from this product It is the same for children and adults.
| Feb 02, 2021
My elderly parents will love this! I fell in the night in my mother's bedroom and she had been unable to get up for quite some time and, since she could not yell loudly enough for my dad to hear her, she was unable to get up
The hearing aids he wears at night did not fit him in the bedroom where he slept. Initially, I thought of walkie talkies, but realized that my Mother would have to carry them around and they would have to push the button in order to hear each other. I started researching options for them to communicate even if my Mother is unable to reach any communication device herself. It then occurred to me that baby monitors may be helpful. Based on reviews I read, I realized that a lot of people use these products Those in need of assistance do not have to exert any effort in order to pick up sounds with the base unit. This is also apparent in the case of the "parent unit" or caregiver, who received the sound without effort. Using the parent unit as a walkie talkie can save the caregiver time and effort in communicating with the base unit if necessary or going to investigate the problem on site. I have also shared the two parent units so my Mother and Dad can communicate with each other by using the two units during the day as long as my Dad's base unit is He can go downstairs or in the study where he normally can not hear my Mother very well and Mom can keep the other parent unit on the table next to her and speak to him if she needs to. He too can contact her if he has a question after he leaves. They are happy with how well it works for their needs after an easy installation! As for the video unit, my parents were not in need of one and the sound unit was more than adequate. I imagine that my parents would feel much more secure if they could easily get in touch with each other when inside or outside the house. They both feel and act much more protected in going about their daily lives than they did before. It is a huge relief to me and my siblings that they are safe in their own home and able to communicate easily both during the day and at It's an amazing product, and it does everything we asked of it. The sound is easy to adjust and does not interfere with my father's hearing aids. It is also very clear and does not pick up a lot of residual noise. The batteries seem to be adequate for their needs, but they have to plug them into the charging stations when not in use. Two belt or waist band clips on the parent units allow them to attach them to their belts or waist bands and wear them through the I'm sure that our family will find these to be a great blessing!.
| Jun 20, 2021
We expected more from VTech, yet this doesn't work so well
Overall, I am not pleased with this purchase. Even though the cost is much lower now than it was when we purchased it, it's still too high for what you're getting. As a first disappointment, the base itself does not have a backup battery, so if the power goes out, the whole system will not work. The second disappointment is the short battery life for the two parental units. Therefore, it is advised that they be plugged in all the time. A third disappointment is how quickly the base loses contact with, or delinks, parental units at just under 500' up, not at all close to the mentioned "up to 1000". Lastly, the parental units cannot be silenced by selecting a menu option, so they continually beep regardless of.
| Jun 27, 2021
Then don't get this one if you like to sleep at night
Despite one minor complaint, I was very pleased with this monitor. Each day, the computer lost its connection multiple times. Several times per minute, the device would beep several times until it was This was not a setting that could be disabled. Not much of a problem during the daytime. Getting up to take care of your newborn can also wake you up during the night, so you don't need the monitor to beep. Thus, it will be sent back to China. Another brand that cost about twice as much is working great for me. It worked the first day, then started unlinking the second. I have used it now for 2 weeks with no issues. No matter how I tried to move other electronics, cordless phones, etc. , none worked. Therefore, if you like to sleep, do not get this game.