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Review of VTech - Safe and Sound 1.9 GHz Digital Audio Baby Monitor, DM221

Very Good
Rating
4.30 stars
660
Reviews
$39.95-$42.99
Price Range
Reviewed on: August 03, 2013
Author: BoolPool.com

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Easy to use and operate
  • Talk back intercom for 2-way communication
  • Loud and clear with visual vibrating alert
  • Eliminates white noise static interference
  • LED lights indicates sound level
  • Long lasting battery life
  • Reasonable price
Cons
  • Range is not 1000 feet as claimed
  • Sometimes hard to hear in household noises
  • Baby unit is not battery operated

Review Summary

This is the summary of consumer reviews for VTech - Safe and Sound 1.9 GHz Digital Audio Baby Monitor, DM221. The BoolPool rating for this product is Very Good, with 4.30 stars, and the price range is $39.95-$42.99.

The VTech – Safe and Sound Baby Monitor includes a 1,000 feet operating range, DECT digital technology for interference free audio, an encrypted connection and visual vibrating alerts. The lightweight, battery operated parent unit functions up to 18 hours on a single charge and has a built-in belt clip to move freely in and around the house. The back-lit display is easy to read even in the dark. The DECT 6.0 Digital technology ensures crystal clear sound transmission without any white noise static interference. It also includes a talk-back intercom and soft night-light to help comfort your infant during the night. The LED lights indicate the level of sound which can be visually monitored with muted sound on receiver and also has a vibration mode which gently vibrates when baby is fussing.

Even though the range and reception quality is clear, it is sometimes hard to hear the sounds over household noises like dishwasher, heavy fan, AC, TV or even on loud conversations. Many reviewers mentioned that they wished the baby monitor was also battery operated so that it was possible for them to carry it on camping or trips. 

Overall, the VTech – Safe and Sound 1.9 GHz Digital Audio Baby Monitor is highly recommended by users for its 2 way talk feature and good sound clarity. 

User Voice

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Review Group #: 1
(5.00 stars)
6 Reviews
Easy to use and operate Talk back to baby feature Compact and lightweight Reasonably priced
Review Group #: 2
(4.00 stars)
12 Reviews
Effectively picks up sounds and movement Great range Picks up vocals nicely with high sensitivity
Review Group #: 3
(4.50 stars)
13 Reviews
Good range Sound is clear Talk back feature is crystal clear Battery backup is very good Recommended by users
Review Group #: 4
(4.50 stars)
22 Reviews
Users love the two way talk feature
Review Group #: 5
(4.00 stars)
25 Reviews
Works quite well even outside Range is about 200 feet Great price for its features
Review Group #: 6
(4.50 stars)
28 Reviews
Has white noise canceling feature to eliminate static Adjustable sensitivity to avoid listening to white noise Sometimes hard to hear over household noises like dishwasher, TV or even heavy conversations
Review Group #: 7
(4.00 stars)
33 Reviews
Loud and clear voice transmission Good range Good and adjustable sensitivity Very Quiet Perfect for communicating between rooms
Review Group #: 8
(3.50 stars)
40 Reviews
Parent unit keeps good charge Baby unit does not operate on batteries Sometimes baby units does not link to parent unit Some users wish that the baby unit also operated on battery Sometimes parent unit does not charge

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