Tip to choose right Baby Monitor
These days, choosing a baby monitor can
actually be quite difficult, and because of our technological advances,
we no longer have just a few models to choose from. Since there
are so many types of brands, styles, shapes, and even functions,
it should be expected that your decision shouldn't just be taken
lightly. In fact, now there are so many different shapes, sizes,
styles, functions, brands, and prices to wrap your head around,
and you may be surprised to know that there are monitors which can
give you full audio and video surveillance, and some can be wired
to your home, and others have multiple receivers.
BUT, before you go ripping your hair
out trying to choose one, all you need to do is take a deep breath
and use these tips to help you figure out what you REALLY need.
What brands do your friends and other family members use and trust?
Are there any brands of baby monitors that you can cross off your
list right off the bat for having some defect?
Asking around and getting reviews
can help you figure out which monitors are worth the money and which
aren't. Another advantage to this is that someone may give you one
that they no longer use. In this case, you'd be saving yourself
both time and money. Always ask for specific information about the
monitors. Vague responses that don't tell you anything about the
product won't help you much. You may have to research this beyond
just asking around. Look for ratings in publications like Consumer
Reports and find which brands they recommend. These publications
can give you comparisons on the different baby monitors and help
you to make an educated decision. This is a good way to find out
which brands are a good value, have the best record and which are
flawed. If you really want to learn which products have the best
performance record and give you the most value, these are types
of reviews you should study. The best thing about using this type
of review is that they are unbiased. If you go to the website of
the company who makes the product you'll only be getting the positive
If you are the type of person who may
frequently forget to recharge the batteries, or if you want to make
sure that the monitor continuously runs, you may find that a system
which can last overnight. There are monitoring systems which have
the rechargeable battery option equipped with a charging station,
and there are systems which allow you to plug the receiver into
an outlet overnight for backup protection, but once again, it all
depends on the type of battery life you want.
Hopefully this information can help you
figure out which monitor is right for your budget and home. It may
help to base your decision on what is the most important thing for
you, your baby, and your family. Your situation may dictate a long
battery life is really important. But, perhaps the ability to keep
a visual eye on your child may be the most important concern.