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

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VTech - Safe and Sound 1.9 GHz Digital Audio Baby Monitor, DM221
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  • Extended range of up to 1000'
  • Backlit display on parent unit
  • Vibrating sound alert mode
  • About this item

    VTech's - Safe and Sound Digital Audio Baby Monitor features DECT 6.0 digital technology, providing crystal clear transmissions and eliminating the annoying white noise produced by analog monitors. The only sounds you hear are coming from your baby, not the VTech - Safe and Sound Monitor.

    About this item

    VTech's - Safe and Sound Digital Audio Baby Monitor features DECT 6.0 digital technology, providing crystal clear transmissions and eliminating the annoying white noise produced by analog monitors. The only sounds you hear are coming from your baby, not the VTech - Safe and Sound Monitor.


    VTech - Safe and Sound 1.9 GHz Digital Audio Baby Monitor:

    • Extended range of up to 1000'
    • Parent unit has rechargeable batteries with up to 18 hours of monitoring time
    • The loop on the baby unit illuminates to be used as a night light
    • Backlit display on parent unit
    • Visual sound alert LEDs indicate sound level in baby's room
    • Vibrating sound alert allows you to be silently alerted when there is sound in the baby's room
    • The digital audio baby monitor's signal is digitized and encrypted, ensuring that all transmissions between the baby unit and parent unit are private and secure
    • Talk-back intercom system allows you to remotely communicate with your baby from the parent unit
    • Requires rechargeable lithium-polymer battery unit (included)
    • Low battery indicator
    • 1.9 GHz digital baby monitor includes a belt clip for greater portability


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    Specifications

    Battery Type: Nickel Metal Hydride
    Multi Pack Indicator: No
    Model No.: VT DM221
    Shipping Weight (in pounds): 1.4
    Product in Inches (L x W x H): 2.5 x 1.5 x 5.0
    Assembled in Country of Origin: Imported
    Origin of Components: Imported
    Walmart No.: 551463430
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    Video Features
    Video Features
    Zoom the camera from the parent unit
    Zoom the camera from the parent unit
    Automatic night vision
    Automatic night vision
    Pan, tilt and zoom
    Pan, tilt and zoom
    Full-motion video
    Full-motion video
    Patrol-screen viewing
    Patrol-screen viewing
    Split-screen viewing
    Split-screen viewing
    High-resolution LCD screen
    High-resolution LCD screen
    Audio Features
    Audio Features
    2.4GHz digital transmission
    2.4GHz digital transmission
    1,000 feet of range
    1,000 feet of range
    DECT 6.0 digital transmission
    DECT 6.0 digital transmission
    Talk-back intercom
    Talk-back intercom
    Other Features
    Other Features
    Rechargeable battery with low-battery alert
    Rechargeable battery with low-battery alert
    Soothing lullabies
    Soothing lullabies
    Night light
    Night light
    Visual sound indicator
    Visual sound indicator
    Wall-mount bracket
    Wall-mount bracket
    Expandable system
    Expandable system
    Vibrating sound alert on parent unit
    Vibrating sound alert on parent unit
    Adjustable camera lens
    Adjustable camera lens
    Temperature sensor
    Temperature sensor
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    Customer Reviews | 256 reviews | 4.3 out of 5

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    2/28/2012

    Customer review by ArtemisHuntress

    5.0 stars 2/28/2012 by ArtemisHuntress
    by ArtemisHuntress

    I purchased this set because I needed monitors for my newborn and I needed them not to interfere with the monitor used for my nephew. These definitely went beyond what I was expecting of them. The sound is very clear and I am able to adjust how sensitive they are so I can only hear when he cries or I can make it so I can hear when he squirms in his crib. I have mine set to the highest sensitivity I can because my son has a medical condition that effects his breathing and I need to be able to hear him breathe and these monitors allow me to do that. The only 2 drawbacks are the only set that is offered only comes with one parent unit and I would have liked to have 2 and the batteries can seem to die faster than expected. I do love the ability to talk to my son to soothe him while I walk to his room to answer his cries or to answer his baby babel when he is laying in his crib happy and talking. I hope everyone is as happy with theirs as I am with mine.

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    ArtemisHuntress
    Portsmouth, Virginia
    Would recommend to a friend? Yes
    Age:25 - 34
    Ownership:2 - 7 weeks
    Gender:Female
    Usage:Every day
    Great product!
    3/13/2012

    Customer review by bleve

    5.0 stars 3/13/2012 by bleve
    by bleve

    I purchased this monitor after hours spent looking at just about every monitor in the world! I got this one because its digital, and the parent monitor is rechargable! What i didnt know at the time of purchase is the the parent monitor actually has a talk button on it so you can talk to your baby on it! Overall, i'm VERY happy with this monitor!

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    Would recommend to a friend? Yes
    VTech Baby Monitor Bought for Unusual Purpose
    5/28/2012

    Customer review by Gretchen46

    5.0 stars 5/28/2012 by Gretchen46
    by Gretchen46

    I am 66 years old and bought the VTech 1.9 GHz Digital Audio Baby Monitor for an unusual but great purpose. My washer and dryer are in the garage and it's very difficult to hear when the buzzer goes off for the dryer. For years I had to guess when the dryer was done. Now, with using the VTech - Safe and Sound 1.9 GHz Digital Audio Baby Monitor, I can hear when the machine is done. Especially important for the dryer; no more wrinkled clothes! I just wish I had thought of using a baby monitor for this purpose back when I was married in 1966! The VTech - Safe and Sound 1.9 GHz Digital Audio Baby Monitor is extremely easy to use and small enough that I can easily take it anywhere in the house to monitor my dryer. Go for it folks! It's very affordable and just think, no more rinsing and re-drying clothes that sat in the dryer forgotten. Gretchen46, San Diego

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    Gretchen46
    San Diego
    Would recommend to a friend? Yes
    Age:65 or older
    Ownership:2 - 7 weeks
    Gender:Female
    Usage:Every few days
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    I don't want to use batteries.
    by rjjoe 6/3/2012
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    • A. Yes. That is how we use ours. The batteries would be a great back-up in case of power failure, but otherwise an added expense.
      by Ginny32351/18/2015
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    • A. Yes, I don't use batteries either...
      by OnlyJs1/18/2015
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    • A. YES they both have ac cords & can be used with out batteries but the parent unit comes with a rechargeable battery pack already installed
      by Jaydawg723/15/2015
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    • A. The baby unit only runs plugged in, but the parent unit has a rechargeable battery that lasts for many hours when fully charged. It also has a "low battery" alert to let you know it needs to be recharged soon.
      by ShoCoco3/15/2015
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    • A. Anytime you plug the monitor into the wall it works, charges your battery if it is low and it does not drain your battery. They said on the box the battery life would only last an hour and a half, but we used it all day and it still had two bars left. We use it everyday and it still is working great after a month.
      by BCJO8/11/2012
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    • A. Only the parents receiver uses batteries.but its the rechargable ones and they are included. You just charge the parental receiver and either leave it plugged in or take it with you around the house.
      by KEEPEROFCHEERIOS210/5/2012
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    • A. YES
      by grtgranny15x7/20/2012
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    • A. Both units plug in. However the parent unit also comes with a rechargable battery that allows you to travel room to room with it. It recharges once it's plugged back in.I didn't want batteries either and this unit is great!
      by MMW17/19/2012
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    • A. We keep the units plugged in and just turn them on and off when we use them.
      by Tiggerbum10/5/2012
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    • A. Yes, you don't have to use batteries
      by Noob7/5/2012
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    by MommaBauman 4/4/2012
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    • A. yes, it plugs in for use while recharging the batteries
      by Sublime232310/25/2012
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    • A. The parent unit runs on a rechargeable battery. The baby unit needs to be plugged in.
      by PhotogGrrl11/18/2014
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    • A. Yes. The unit comes with two power cords and a rechargeable battery in the parent unit only.
      by wejiford8/7/2013
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    • A. Yes it does, I use it plugged in only
      by mommyof3twirls10/17/2013
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    • A. Yes both units have a plug in.
      by Vonsfamof53/9/2015
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    • A. Yes, the parent monitor does.
      by HeatherP6/4/2012
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    • A. The transmitter only runs on electricity. The parental unit runs on electric or the built-in rechargeable battery. Battery lasts about 12-14 hours.
      by seriouslyihavetodothis9/24/2013
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    • A. One of them does both... I can plug it and once charged, I can also take it with me clipped on my pants... even outside. The one that stays with baby can only be plugged.
      by doryr8/29/2012
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    • A. Yes, in fact the way you recharge the battery is by plugging it in. It can also be used while recharging the battery.
      by DesertOasis15/27/2012
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    • A. Yes. The parent unit plugs in and also has a rechargeable battery. The baby unit just plugs in, no battery.
      by SparkysCountryGirl5/14/2012
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    by Tia83 3/3/2012
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    • A. Most likely. I've used it while I worked in the garage, about 100 feet through the indoors from the childs room. I would expect you to be able to work around the house within reasonable distances (less than 500 feet probably)
      by rkneeshaw9/25/2012
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    • A. YES I went about a 100ft & I know I could kept going cuz there was no white noise or lose of reception at all & the battery was almost dead & still worked with out flaw
      by Jaydawg723/3/2015
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    • A. Yes this will work outside. It has a range of about 1000 feet.
      by ShoCoco3/3/2015
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    • A. Yes and I accidently took it to the gas station two miles down the road and I could hear my wife talking to our baby.
      by BCJO3/3/2015
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    • A. Yes, We go to our neighbors back yard and still get reception.
      by HonDawg3/3/2015
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    • A. It works outside in my yard!
      by wejiford3/3/2015
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    • A. Yes, we have a very large yard and the reception is excellent outside. Have gone about 200 feet away from the house and stayed connected.
      by seriouslyihavetodothis7/6/2012
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    • A. yes, I took it outside and even walked 3-4 houses away.
      by doryr12/30/2014
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    • A. Yes, it does. I've even been able to go to the mailbox a few houses down the street from us, and it seems to work just fine for me. The only objection I have is that if there is any outside noise, in my experience, I can't hear the monitor at all. Others have said they can hear just fine, which was why I purchased this one in the first place. But when I go outside, I have to hook the parent unit to my shirt, or hold it to my ear, in order to hear anything. Not 100% handy, in my opinion. But, yes, it does work outside.
      by DesertOasis15/15/2012
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    • A. Probably. The user manual says that it has a range of 1000 ft outdoors and 150 indoors. That doesn't mean that when the baby unit is inside, you can be 1000 ft away outside. It means that when your outside with both units then there isn't much to disrupt the signal. But inside you have walls and such to disrupt or weaken the signal.
      by SparkysCountryGirl5/14/2012
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