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VTech DM221 Audio Baby Monitor with up to 1,000 ft of Range, Vibrating Sound-Alert, Talk Back Intercom & Night Light Loop, White/Silver

VTech DM221 Audio Baby Monitor with up to 1,000 ft of Range, Vibrating Sound-Alert, Talk Back Intercom & Night Light Loop, White/Silver VTech DM221 Audio Baby Monitor with up to 1,000 ft of Range, Vibrating Sound-Alert, Talk Back Intercom & Night Light Loop, White/Silver VTech DM221 Audio Baby Monitor with up to 1,000 ft of Range, Vibrating Sound-Alert, Talk Back Intercom & Night Light Loop, White/Silver VTech DM221 Audio Baby Monitor with up to 1,000 ft of Range, Vibrating Sound-Alert, Talk Back Intercom & Night Light Loop, White/Silver VTech DM221 Audio Baby Monitor with up to 1,000 ft of Range, Vibrating Sound-Alert, Talk Back Intercom & Night Light Loop, White/Silver VTech DM221 Audio Baby Monitor with up to 1,000 ft of Range, Vibrating Sound-Alert, Talk Back Intercom & Night Light Loop, White/Silver

VTech DM221 Audio Baby Monitor with up to 1,000 ft of Range, Vibrating Sound-Alert, Talk Back Intercom & Night Light Loop, White/Silver

$ 29.99

Score By Feature

Based on 15,494 ratings
Maneuverability
9.52
Screen quality
9.08
Sound quality
9.09
Vibration strength
8.78
Quality of material
8.69
Battery life
8.08

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Product Description

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. It is possible to turn the nighlight on the baby unit on and off both from the parent unit(s) and from the baby 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
Parent unit is powered by Ni-MH rechargeable batteries A lithium-ion battery or an AC power supply is required. If you want to continuously monitor your baby, you will need both AC power and a battery at the same time. The parent unit can run cordlessly only for a limited period of time when powered by the battery alone

Questions & Answers

Did you consider a video baby monitor first? If not, why did you choose this product? Does it have anything to do with price, or is it I am trying to make up my own mind. ?

No filter is present on the video monitors in order to calm the noises from baby's Originally, we had a more expensive video monitor that we bought to replace the one we had because of the bad sound quality and the inability to sleep through the noise machine in the nursery transmitted by the video monitor. Using the monitor, you are only hearing the distress calls of your infant above a preset level, so you aren't annoyed by every little peep they make.

The baby unit as well as the parent unit have rechargeable batteries, right?

like it to be battery operated for the baby unit, but contrary to the first reply, there is not a battery mode to use without being plugged in. Only the parent unit has a battery mode.

Do you know anyone who is successfully using two (2) of these units without any Our two grandchildren often stay with us and we are interested in purchasing a second apartment. ?

In fact, we have two monitors and are using them because we wanted more than two parents to be able to see their children. There is no way to link the two, but we wanted to have The steps we took can be found here. The following is a translation - Both baby monitors should be placed in the same room - Baby monitors are broadcast to one set of parent units and can be heard Another set of parent devices will be able to hear the other baby monitor *- Assign the 4 parent units to the rooms of the house that we wanted. The same message will be delivered to all 4 parent units There is only one drawback only two units can communicate with each other, while we can talk with one another. It's perfect for what we need to be able to communicate with the other 2 parent units. There are 4 parent units, of which we set aside 2 for daytime use and 2 for night time, with the daytime units being kept in different rooms that are used in the daytime. Those 2 are nearby the bed or TV room, which make them good for nighttime. We have been able to use it successfully.

Do you really think 1,000 feet is the range? Besides our barn being quite a way from our house, I intend to use the camera as a barn monitor for my baby goats. ?

In the lambing season, we left the baby monitor in the house and the parent portion plugged into the barn. Whenever I went down to the barn, I had to reconnect the devices, but I could then listen in to check if everything was all right in the house or use the walkie talkie feature to contact my husband for help during late nights. To find lambs, we go on night treks. As a distance judge, I'm not very proficient, but I would guess that our barn is a hundred feet or so away A third of a mile away from our house, we were using it in our

Selected User Reviews For VTech DM221 Audio Baby Monitor with up to 1,000 ft of Range, Vibrating Sound-Alert, Talk Back Intercom & Night Light Loop, White/Silver

Uses other than those listed above
5/5

As a gift to my parents, I purchased this monitor. I thought this might be a good solution for my dad after he fell outside for the second time and my mother didn't hear him yell for her when she was inside. Having read the reviews on several different devices, I chose this one when I eventually got it. This monitor is excellent! We are very pleased with it! It is set up outside on the back porch, and inside as well. The sound quality is great and the crystal clear recording is wonderful. The amount of and the distance you can hear with this is absolutely incredible. While standing as far back as we could on the property to test the system, the sound of yelling for help was loud and clear. We did several tests to make certain it worked and we also did several tests to make sure it worked for their needs.

Karla Hawkins
Karla Hawkins
| Jul 24, 2021
Stays linked but does not stay in place
3/5

originally purchased this monitor for our son and used it without issue for over a year, so when it was time to register for our second child we chose the same model. There is nothing you can do about it. The monitor comes "un-connected" Each night, without fail, I connect to the internet. Occasionally, it will only stay connected for an hour, sometimes the whole day. Not once has it stayed connected through the night and even if it re-connects, it has never stayed connected for more than five minutes at a time When you click it it becomes a- In a short time, the link will be updated. As well as switching monitor locations, adjusting the distance between the monitor and receiver, and power cycling the monitor, we have also tried other options. I find it extremely frustrating to constantly be awoken by a defective monitor in the middle of the night. Due to this one's inconsistent reliability, we had to switch to another brand. Such a thing is never a good idea. We have been using Graco monitors in place of these ones and are very happy with them.

Bethany Gates
Bethany Gates
| Jan 20, 2021
This monitor is really great! It's great to see these
5/5

The price was very good, and there were no unnecessary extras. This parent unit has a good battery life and a good range, and I like that it tells you when it's out of battery or The system of the baby is incorrect or the baby is wrong. As you can see, it's not only portable, but also very lightweight! The fact that we can just plug it in and go to my parents' house all the time means we do not have to reset everything. In fact, we’ve brought it to my grandparents' house, where my grandma uses the exact same monitor to keep track of It is a great range of products - We have two monitors so that she can go outside or upstairs without losing sound, and the signals didn't get mixed up and picked up by each other. The monitor is a delight to use, and I am yet to experience any dissatisfaction with it. This is a product I would buy If I received it as a baby shower present, I would give it to the recipient. As a backup to a more sophisticated monitor setup, I would get it in addition to that so that I have it in case it fails or I need it on the go. This is a great purchase, I am sure you won't.

Greta Bentley
Greta Bentley
| Jun 24, 2021
It will be a delight for you
5/5

In my opinion, this monitor is a great monitor I have one and I love it, and now I have three people in my family getting one. My device has been in my possession for 3 years and it still works just as well as The parent unit has fallen on my head countless times since I am clumsy. Although the falling has resulted in some dings, the functions of the computer have remained unaffected. If you unplug the parent unit for 6 hours, the unit will stay charged. There is an 8-hour battery life and you are notified by a periodic beep when it runs Despite my wishes, the child unit has to be plugged in to work. I would love it if it worked on batteries without being plugged in. particularly like the fact that the cords can be interchanged, so they will fit either the child or the There are a lot of choices - The range of my system is 6000 square feet, so I can go anywhere in my house and not run into trouble. In addition to being able to go outside, I can even sit in my front or back yard. Thanks for the convenience! My favorite feature is that it will tell you when you are out of range (by beeping), so I'm not constantly wondering whether I'll be able to hear my baby. There are lots of great features with the child unit, like being able to change the sensitivity and volume, and using it to talk to your child. I use it both to read and to make a little lighting for when I need it. The lamp is a dim yellow so don't expect much light, but sometimes a small glow is just what I need. If the sensitivity is set high, even the smallest sounds my kids make are picked up by the speaker. It is the best and most affordable listening monitor. There are other fancy ones out there.

Jameson CHADWICK
Jameson CHADWICK
| Feb 06, 2021
The units are each powered by their own cords
3/5

The item and 2 power cords I ordered together since "frequently bought together" said they were commonly purchased together arrived today. It did not say in any part of the description whether power cords were included. Since it specifies that the power comes from a rechargeable battery, I assumed the box did not come with It's a no-brainer that I'll return the extra cords & wires It is my hope that this review will prevent someone else from making the same mistake as me.

Averie Vincent
Averie Vincent
| Apr 19, 2021
Outstanding value for the money I need something more modest
4/5

As we moved into a two-story house, we found the need for a thing that would help us hear our baby I need it exactly and it has a couple of really cool features I am interested in but am not going to use. Even so, if I found a use for them I would be thrilled. The parent monitor also allows you to speak to your child through it. While my husband and I are on different floors of the house, we have been using this tool to speak to one another. I have really enjoyed that so far- It brings back memories of On his turn to change the baby, it is nice to hear what he says and sings to the baby on the monitor. As a result of Facebook rumors, I am worried about baby monitors being hacked, and having the monitor always on worries me a little. However, I have not found any evidence that I should be concerned about this particular With the monitor for about a month now, I can testify that I have found it useful in more ways than I anticipated. It is the night light that I like best. Anyone who created this program received some excellent feedback regarding the difficulty of waking babies in the While his room is so dark that I cannot see myself, I often need to feed and change him when it is so dark. With each passing minute, the night light gradually turns to a soft orange which makes it easier for me to see the When both of you want to get back to sleep at 2 a. m. , it's the last thing you want to do is flash a bright light at something so fragile as your baby. A gradual fade of the light is then achieved without you having to touch a button. You're free to move! Thank you for your assistance!.

Everest McClain
Everest McClain
| Jan 20, 2021

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