Review of Summer Infant - BestView Digital Color Video Baby Monitor, 28034
Reviewed on: August 04, 2013
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Pros & Cons
The Summer Infant Best View Color Video Monitor features a range of up to 400 feet with 100% digital transmission for security. The monitor’s compact design features a 2.5” color LCD screen which displays clear, crisp images and is ideal to carry in house or outside. The monitor allows a remote pan, tilt or zoom feature to completely monitor the baby. The automatic infrared night vision provides a quality black & white picture in dark rooms. The unit also displays battery life and signal indicators along with LED lights for monitoring the sounds without turning on the volume.
The camera can be placed on a table top or securely mounted to the wall with anchors and security clips. It has the convenience of dual operation, on rechargeable battery (included) with 10 hour battery life or an AC adapter. At night, the one touch video on/off feature offers convenience and saves on battery life. This unit can be used with up to 3 additional cameras to monitor multiple places or areas. An auto-scan feature will display images from each camera in 8 seconds intervals. The images can also be views on the television by connecting the monitor with an A/V cable (not included).
However, many users reported that battery stops holding the charge after few months.
Overall, the Summer Infant Best View Color Video Monitor is easy to use, compact, sleek and very functional with its Pan, Scan and Zoom features. For parents who want the best in handheld color video monitors, the Best View Color Video Monitor is the answer.
Review Group #: 1
Sound and picture are crisp • Zoom & scan feature is great • Decent battery life • Reasonable price for the features
Review Group #: 2
Battery stops holding a charge after sometime • Can get replacement batteries
Review Group #: 3
Clear sound • Volume control • Easy to use • Slim Design • Quality picture • Sound indicator LED lights
Review Group #: 4
Many users recommend this monitor • Suitable for new parents as well • Includes a remote control • Remotely control the pan, tilt and zoom feature
Review Group #: 5
Pan and tilt camera • Large color screen • Audio sensitive lights • Easy to set-up • Night vision • Includes a belt clip or kick stand • Expandable up to 3 cameras • Camera does not have battery backup
Where to Buy
Walmart.com Rating: 4.30 stars from 115 reviews, Price: $179.96
Amazon.com Rating: 2.80 stars from 169 reviews, Price: $200.00