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#1 of 4 Old 08-04-2007, 03:06 PM - Thread Starter
 
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Specifically, monitors. I NEED a monitor. JM's room is upstairs, he already sleeps far better in his playpen/bassinet than in the bouncy seat downstairs or on my bed. He'll sleep w/me at night, but during the day when the older boys have the music or tv on, when the a/c or dishwasher is running, etc, I can't hear him cry when he needs me!!!!!! I need a monitor! What do you have, and why do you like it/love it/hate it? I need something that will work in an upstairs/downstairs environment, and I HUGE bonus would be one that I can carry outside with me onto the patio and have it still pick up....
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#2 of 4 Old 08-04-2007, 03:31 PM
 
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We have this one-
http://www.toysrus.com/product/index...uct_skn=626231

We don't have a 2 story, but we have a spread out 1 story. We love it! I can take it outside to work on the garden, and we can hear her great. I never needed one with ds, but I really use it with 2. I love that you can set it to voice activated. That really gets my attention when she needs it. Our phones are 2.4 ghz so we haven't had interference.
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Another vote for the Sony Babycall monitor. We have had no interference problems with ours, and it's great because there are so many channel options. We had a Safety 1st before and it was very loud and static-y. We have a smaller cottage-style home, but my sister, who has a DS only a few months older than our DS1, has a larger, modern 2-story and it works equally well in both of our houses. It also has a large reception range. We have a detached garage behind our house and it works great out there--clear as a bell.
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We also have the same monitor as mentioned above. It's great! We have a 2 story house and 2 acres of land. To give you perspective, her room is by the front door upstairs and I can be all the way out back on the property line and it's still clear.

Of course she's not alone inside, but it's always good for piece of mind.
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