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davidyal
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Posted - 02/22/2009 :  7:43:48 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
We have 2 little kids and I'm not happy with the current Fisher-Price baby monitor we have in each room. Can someone reccommend a product I can use as an intercom (1 way ok) to monitor audio in 2 rooms? We also need to receivers.

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Posted - 02/22/2009 :  9:09:26 PM  Show Profile  Visit stusviews's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Good question, but little to go on. What is it about the monitors that you are not happy with? What about them do you like? What do you want the monitors to do?

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davidyal
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Posted - 02/23/2009 :  06:47:34 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
My current setup is using a Fisher-Price baby monitor that has one transmitter and 2 handheld receivers. Sound quality is good and it does the job well. True there is extra static at times, but for the money it works for me.

We recently had a second child, and now want to monitor 2 rooms. It doesn't appear that I can just add another Fisher Price transmitter to my current setup, so I am looking for a better solution.

Video is not a must, although I would consider it if those are the only systems that fit my needs.

Any suggestions are appreciated.

David
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caseyADH
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Posted - 02/09/2010 :  6:26:21 PM  Show Profile  Visit caseyADH's Homepage  Reply with Quote
panasonic ip camera

http://www.advanceddigitalhomes.com
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stusviews
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Posted - 02/09/2010 :  9:43:21 PM  Show Profile  Visit stusviews's Homepage  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by caseyADH

panasonic ip camera


Wow. That would require two panasonic ip cameras with sound (sound is the primary need of the OP) and two 'networked' monitors.

BTW, dividyal, noting the date of the original posting, a belated first birthday greeting to your youngest

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davidyal
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Posted - 02/09/2010 :  10:18:23 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Yes indeed, thanks for the birthday wishes. Two IP cameras -especially Panasonics >$500 each- is out of budget. I've actually managed ok with a simple Fisher Price baby monitor, although some nights the static becomes really loud for no apparen reason. If I decide to upgrade, then I like the Chamberlain intercoms which seem easy enough to install and operate.
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caseyADH
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Posted - 02/10/2010 :  5:02:35 PM  Show Profile  Visit caseyADH's Homepage  Reply with Quote
i figured a simple panasonic ip camera under 150 and view them on your phone or pc

http://www.advanceddigitalhomes.com
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stusviews
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Posted - 02/10/2010 :  6:15:01 PM  Show Profile  Visit stusviews's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Novi makes an intercom, WC-4C that allows up to four stations, is relatively inexpensive, and allows continuous monitoring. No video, though.

A Panasonic IP camera w/audio is around $300 or more.

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caseyADH
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Posted - 02/25/2010 :  6:14:17 PM  Show Profile  Visit caseyADH's Homepage  Reply with Quote
oh really? looks like you can get them for 125 new in box from amazon.. and other places im sure too.

http://www.amazon.com/dp/B001BBS7ZW/ref=asc_df_B001BBS7ZW1041123?smid=ATVPDKIKX0DER&tag=googlecom09c9-20&linkCode=asn&creative=380341&creativeASIN=B001BBS7ZW


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stusviews
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Posted - 02/25/2010 :  7:09:32 PM  Show Profile  Visit stusviews's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Good find. Too bad the audio works w/Internet Explorer only, but good nonetheless

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samaustralia
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Posted - 03/17/2010 :  09:56:48 AM  Show Profile  Visit samaustralia's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Amazon is always good...

http://digitaldoorlocks.com.au/Products-Video_Intercom.html
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