Baby safety monitors are an excellent way for concerned parents to monitor their babies twenty four hours a day. Baby safety monitor is basically a small device with a monitor and a receiver. The monitor transmits data like sound, video feed and motion sensor readings to the receiver which displays it to the parent.
There is a large variety of baby monitors available to choose from. It can be quite baffling to go to a baby store and see shelves full of different types of baby monitors. However you should always ensure that you find the perfect monitor system which fits your needs, your way of living and the structure of your house. Ensure that the product you buy fits your requirements perfectly as it is a concern for your baby’s safety.
Baby safety monitors have different ranges that you can choose from. If you live in a small house and the baby’s nursery is only a couple of rooms away, you can do with any baby safety monitor. However, if you live in a large house which has more than one story, a large garden or a garage that stands apart, you might want to monitor your baby through a long ranged system as a short range one might not work all over the house.
In such a large house you may also want to get a baby safety monitor system which is more portable. Most of the baby safety monitor receivers come with a belt clip which enables the parent to attach them to their belts, or likewise, and carry them around the house. This allows you to keep an eye on your baby all the time, while you are at the kitchen or in the garage. If you intend to move your receiver a lot, you should make sure that the belt clip on the receiver, or any other method of attachment, is strong enough to endure all the movement you are going to put it through. New and modern receivers are generally smaller than old ones, making them easier to carry around.
The standard baby safety monitors are equipped to let you hear whatever is happening in your baby’s nursery. More state-of-the-art monitor system transmits video feeds or baby’s movement as he or she sleeps. A good system would allow all three of these options. Baby’s movement is noted by motion sensors, and we know these things can be highly sensitive. Hence parents have been known to get false alarms. Though it can be a bit of a bother to wake up n the middle of the night to a false alarm it is better to be safe than worry.
Generally, baby safety monitors have one transmitter and one receiver, so parents buy more than one systems to keep tabs on multiple children. However this may lead to interference between the two systems and mislead information. To resolve this you must either ensure that the two systems you choose won’t interfere with each other or choose a baby safety monitor system which has more than one transmitter.
When choosing a monitor system you must ensure that the system has sufficient security features. As cordless phones, cell phones, radios and baby monitors around your neighborhood might interfere with your system, a no-interference technology might help you to eradicate interference from everything.
A simple baby monitor costs around $60 where as a multi-feature monitor system costs from $180 to $500.