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Audio baby monitors (7)
Interference

Interference

Interference can vary widely depending on the area in which the home is located and what other electronic devices are within the home or are being used by nearby neighbors. When you buy a monitor, choose one that operates on a different frequency from your cordless phone and other wireless devices around your house.

 /  5
Ease of use

Ease of use

Ease of Use rates the presence and convenience of features of each device. For video models it also includes the picture quality of the monitor.

 /  5
Battery life

Battery life

Battery Life reflects lab measurements of continuous use of the parent unit with new alkaline or fully charged rechargeable batteries, with the loudness of each unit set to the same level.

 /  5
Range

Range

The distance in a typical home and outdoors that a unit can pick up a uniform signal from the baby's unit.

 /  5
Interference

Interference

Interference can vary widely depending on the area in which the home is located and what other electronic devices are within the home or are being used by nearby neighbors. When you buy a monitor, choose one that operates on a different frequency from your cordless phone and other wireless devices around your house.

 /  5
Ease of use

Ease of use

Ease of Use rates the presence and convenience of features of each device. For video models it also includes the picture quality of the monitor.

 /  5
Battery life

Battery life

Battery Life reflects lab measurements of continuous use of the parent unit with new alkaline or fully charged rechargeable batteries, with the loudness of each unit set to the same level.

 /  5
Range

Range

The distance in a typical home and outdoors that a unit can pick up a uniform signal from the baby's unit.

 /  5
Interference

Interference

Interference can vary widely depending on the area in which the home is located and what other electronic devices are within the home or are being used by nearby neighbors. When you buy a monitor, choose one that operates on a different frequency from your cordless phone and other wireless devices around your house.

 /  5
Ease of use

Ease of use

Ease of Use rates the presence and convenience of features of each device. For video models it also includes the picture quality of the monitor.

 /  5
Battery life

Battery life

Battery Life reflects lab measurements of continuous use of the parent unit with new alkaline or fully charged rechargeable batteries, with the loudness of each unit set to the same level.

 /  5
Range

Range

The distance in a typical home and outdoors that a unit can pick up a uniform signal from the baby's unit.

 /  5
Interference

Interference

Interference can vary widely depending on the area in which the home is located and what other electronic devices are within the home or are being used by nearby neighbors. When you buy a monitor, choose one that operates on a different frequency from your cordless phone and other wireless devices around your house.

 /  5
Ease of use

Ease of use

Ease of Use rates the presence and convenience of features of each device. For video models it also includes the picture quality of the monitor.

 /  5
Battery life

Battery life

Battery Life reflects lab measurements of continuous use of the parent unit with new alkaline or fully charged rechargeable batteries, with the loudness of each unit set to the same level.

 /  5
Range

Range

The distance in a typical home and outdoors that a unit can pick up a uniform signal from the baby's unit.

 /  5
Interference

Interference

Interference can vary widely depending on the area in which the home is located and what other electronic devices are within the home or are being used by nearby neighbors. When you buy a monitor, choose one that operates on a different frequency from your cordless phone and other wireless devices around your house.

 /  5
Ease of use

Ease of use

Ease of Use rates the presence and convenience of features of each device. For video models it also includes the picture quality of the monitor.

 /  5
Battery life

Battery life

Battery Life reflects lab measurements of continuous use of the parent unit with new alkaline or fully charged rechargeable batteries, with the loudness of each unit set to the same level.

 /  5
Range

Range

The distance in a typical home and outdoors that a unit can pick up a uniform signal from the baby's unit.

 /  5
Interference

Interference

Interference can vary widely depending on the area in which the home is located and what other electronic devices are within the home or are being used by nearby neighbors. When you buy a monitor, choose one that operates on a different frequency from your cordless phone and other wireless devices around your house.

 /  5
Ease of use

Ease of use

Ease of Use rates the presence and convenience of features of each device. For video models it also includes the picture quality of the monitor.

 /  5
Battery life

Battery life

Battery Life reflects lab measurements of continuous use of the parent unit with new alkaline or fully charged rechargeable batteries, with the loudness of each unit set to the same level.

 /  5
Range

Range

The distance in a typical home and outdoors that a unit can pick up a uniform signal from the baby's unit.

 /  5
Interference

Interference

Interference can vary widely depending on the area in which the home is located and what other electronic devices are within the home or are being used by nearby neighbors. When you buy a monitor, choose one that operates on a different frequency from your cordless phone and other wireless devices around your house.

 /  5
Ease of use

Ease of use

Ease of Use rates the presence and convenience of features of each device. For video models it also includes the picture quality of the monitor.

 /  5
Battery life

Battery life

Battery Life reflects lab measurements of continuous use of the parent unit with new alkaline or fully charged rechargeable batteries, with the loudness of each unit set to the same level.

 /  5
Range

Range

The distance in a typical home and outdoors that a unit can pick up a uniform signal from the baby's unit.

 /  5
Interference

Interference

Interference can vary widely depending on the area in which the home is located and what other electronic devices are within the home or are being used by nearby neighbors. When you buy a monitor, choose one that operates on a different frequency from your cordless phone and other wireless devices around your house.

 /  5
Ease of use

Ease of use

Ease of Use rates the presence and convenience of features of each device. For video models it also includes the picture quality of the monitor.

 /  5
Battery life

Battery life

Battery Life reflects lab measurements of continuous use of the parent unit with new alkaline or fully charged rechargeable batteries, with the loudness of each unit set to the same level.

 /  5
Range

Range

The distance in a typical home and outdoors that a unit can pick up a uniform signal from the baby's unit.

 /  5
Interference

Interference

Interference can vary widely depending on the area in which the home is located and what other electronic devices are within the home or are being used by nearby neighbors. When you buy a monitor, choose one that operates on a different frequency from your cordless phone and other wireless devices around your house.

 /  5
Ease of use

Ease of use

Ease of Use rates the presence and convenience of features of each device. For video models it also includes the picture quality of the monitor.

 /  5
Battery life

Battery life

Battery Life reflects lab measurements of continuous use of the parent unit with new alkaline or fully charged rechargeable batteries, with the loudness of each unit set to the same level.

 /  5
Range

Range

The distance in a typical home and outdoors that a unit can pick up a uniform signal from the baby's unit.

 /  5
Video baby monitors (3)
Interference

Interference

Interference can vary widely depending on the area in which the home is located and what other electronic devices are within the home or are being used by nearby neighbors. When you buy a monitor, choose one that operates on a different frequency from your cordless phone and other wireless devices around your house.

 /  5
Ease of use

Ease of use

Ease of Use rates the presence and convenience of features of each device. For video models it also includes the picture quality of the monitor.

 /  5
Battery life

Battery life

Battery Life reflects lab measurements of continuous use of the parent unit with new alkaline or fully charged rechargeable batteries, with the loudness of each unit set to the same level.

 /  5
Range

Range

The distance in a typical home and outdoors that a unit can pick up a uniform signal from the baby's unit.

 /  5
Interference

Interference

Interference can vary widely depending on the area in which the home is located and what other electronic devices are within the home or are being used by nearby neighbors. When you buy a monitor, choose one that operates on a different frequency from your cordless phone and other wireless devices around your house.

 /  5
Ease of use

Ease of use

Ease of Use rates the presence and convenience of features of each device. For video models it also includes the picture quality of the monitor.

 /  5
Battery life

Battery life

Battery Life reflects lab measurements of continuous use of the parent unit with new alkaline or fully charged rechargeable batteries, with the loudness of each unit set to the same level.

 /  5
Range

Range

The distance in a typical home and outdoors that a unit can pick up a uniform signal from the baby's unit.

 /  5
Interference

Interference

Interference can vary widely depending on the area in which the home is located and what other electronic devices are within the home or are being used by nearby neighbors. When you buy a monitor, choose one that operates on a different frequency from your cordless phone and other wireless devices around your house.

 /  5
Ease of use

Ease of use

Ease of Use rates the presence and convenience of features of each device. For video models it also includes the picture quality of the monitor.

 /  5
Battery life

Battery life

Battery Life reflects lab measurements of continuous use of the parent unit with new alkaline or fully charged rechargeable batteries, with the loudness of each unit set to the same level.

 /  5
Range

Range

The distance in a typical home and outdoors that a unit can pick up a uniform signal from the baby's unit.

 /  5