Angelcare Baby Sound Monitor Review: All you Need to Know in 2018
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Reviewed by Brankica Ivanova
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We like

Clarity of the sound that is being transmitted

Excellent range reaching up to 250 meters

Good battery life and rechargeable batteries

Rechargeable parent's unit

Convenient indicators for low-batteries and out of range

Additional features as night light and sound light

We don’t like

LCD screen may be difficult to read

How it works

Parents of newborns are more than often concerned about their babies when they are not around or when their babies are asleep. They instantly want to be there the moment the baby cries, coos or fusses in his/her crib and this is why the baby sound monitors are almost always on the list of “must haves”, and this is one of the reasons why we have decided to have a look at the Angelcare Baby Sound Monitor and point out the most distinguished features that the parents talk about when deciding to buy this kind of product, which seems very popular among parents. This product takes into account the parents desire and need to make sure that their baby is safe and secure and that is why the Angelcare company invests in good quality products which in this case means clear transmission of sound so you will be able to hear any sound coming from your baby or nursery room and good battery life of the units which means that you can rely on this product. The reliability is also verified with the extraordinary range of the sound monitor and the parent unit that you carry with you even when you go further from the nursery room. The Angelcare baby sound monitor features LCD screen that displays the temperature in the room where the baby sleeps and this is an additional characteristic that can contribute to the comfort of the baby and the parents’ peace in knowing that their baby is safe so during naptime they can do housework or just take time to rest.  As an item on the “must-have” list this audio monitor is definitely worth taking a more detailed look.

Sensory Stimulation

Sensory Stimulation

This product includes nursery unit that provides clear sound quality, which is one of the main criteria when choosing a baby monitor cause you definitely would want to be able to hear clearly the baby cooing, laughing or crying and a parent unit, that is featured by latest hi-tech full color screen that displays the temperature in the room where the baby is asleep which is important for baby's comfort. The additional sound lights “present” the noises that might come from the nursery room. The parent unit comes with charging cradle and the set contains 2xAC adapters and 4xAAA rechargeable batteries but you need to provide additional 4 alkaline batteries for the Parent Unit. Another feature that we like is the indicator that tells you that you are out of range which is limited to 250 meters as well as the indicator for low-batteries.
Ease of Use

Ease of Use

This Angelcare sound monitor can be set up to be used within a minute and what you need to do in order to use it in reality equals to plugging in and just turning it on. One can manage the sound monitor with the volume control on the front of the unit where you can select the channels as well. There are 8 channels. The parent unit also contains the same features as the monitor. The display can be seen easily, it is clear and bright. Lots of parents like the simplicity of the product and the fact that it is not overburden with too many gadgets that can usually confuse the user but do not add much to the functionality of the device.
Clear Sound

Clear Sound

This product offers clear and good transmission of the sound and sends notifications to the parent unit for any sound that is not a white noise and compared to other Angelcare related products, the sound monitor blocks more background noise. The sound can be adjusted accordingly on the buttons positioned on the parent unit. On the parent unit there is a sound light that "presents" the sound of noises that come from the room where the baby is sleeping.
Durability

Durability

The batteries are rechargeable and one charge can last up to 24 hours. The monitor uses AC adapter or if you prefer you can use 4 AAA batteries while the parent unit can be recharged with charging cradle. Even if you use it daily without the charger for naps and during bedtime the unit has proven to function with the batteries properly and confirmed by customers to last long time between two charges. The battery option is very convenient in case of power failure. In addition to this, there is an indicator that warns you in case of low -battery.
Range

Range

The Angelcare sound monitor offers monitoring with a range of up to 250 meters on open field and between 80 meters and 100 meters (indoor) which is quite impressive range. Majority of the customers claim that they have never had issues with the range and this is one of the characteristic that is the most prominent and one of the reasons that the parents decide to buy this particular product. So even if you live in a big house or work in the garden outside with this range you will be able to hear your baby and can have a peace of mind while you are doing some everyday chores and your baby is peacefully asleep. In case you go further there is out of range indicator that will notify you if you are out of the range or that the connection is lost. All in all it offers great coverage.
Comfort

Comfort

On the screen which is on the Parent Unit there is a display of the temperature that is at the nursery room. This is very convenient for the parents because you do not have to actually go to the nursery room in order to check the temperature since it is shown on the parent unit that is portable and you can carry with you so you can always check whether the temperature is too cold or too warm. This contributes to creating a comfortable and pleasant atmosphere in the nursery room and can be especially useful when you live in a house with more than one floor where the temperature from floor to floor or room to room varies or in winter when the temperatures can drop very quickly. Some parents claim to have certain issues with the temperature display but the company Angelcare has actually stated that for correct temperature display you should make sure to turn on the Parent Unit first and then the Nursery Unit, which is rather useful to know and can save you from unnecessary worries.
Design

Design

This product is of a very good size and because of this it can be positioned easily even in the most space- limited bedrooms or nursery rooms. The screen itself is small and the parent unit too so you can carry it around without any problem. The most popular color is white but it is also offered in grey color. Its simple but yet modern design draws the attention of the older children who often mistaken it for a toy and like to play with it, but this product proves to be with great durability because of its sturdy construction.
Baby Activity Tracking

Baby Activity Tracking

This sound monitor will make you feel relaxed while baby is sleeping because even if the baby is very young like 2 months old you can set the continuous sound monitoring and you can set it on the most sensitive level and this makes the parent unit on all the time so whatever the baby does, the nursery unit will register and transmit the sound to the parent unit, for example you can hear baby breathing, sneezing, turning around so it is really helpful and stress relieving for parents who tend to panic and would always like to be present and know what is happening with their newborns or in the nursery room especially in the first months of the newborns. Later, when the child grows up and he/she is few months old, you can turn on the voice-activated sound monitoring that keeps the parent unit off and it turns on only when the baby is for example cooing, is awoken, or crying. This way at night you can have your rest and you do not have to hear every white noise coming from the nursery but can be awaken only when the baby is for example crying. The Angelcare Baby Sound Monitor does not register static noise and as said before the level of sensitivity can be adjusted properly.
Versatility

Versatility

The Angelcare sound monitor is not only transmission of sound but at the same time it can serve as night light in the nursery providing nice and pleasant touch to the nursery, that is at the same time practical because it gives a glow in the room. The parent unit also contains sound light that "shows" the sounds or it lights it up when it registers a sound in the room. The indicators for low-batteries and out of range are bonus features that add to the reliability of this product. Majority of the customers are satisfied with the baby sound monitor and the way it operates. One of the most common characteristics that is being mentioned for this product is that it is reliable. Few of the parents comment that sometimes the sound coming from the nursery unit might not be clear but this is compensated with the fact that this is really a reliable product because you can relax knowing that the baby is supervised by the sound monitor and that the parent unit, which you can carry with you, shows reliable data related to the temperature and ensures continues and/or voice activated monitoring. This product is equipped with voice activation which means that the sound will be transmitted after it has achieved certain level of volume in the nursery. This feature can be deactivated and in this case the nursery unit will detect continuous sounds.
Price

Price

Overall the price is very acceptable for a product that has as many features as this one. Taking into account the quality of the good sound, battery life and attractive design with durable constriction and ability to track the activities of the baby the price is more than acceptable and this product is definitely worth the price.

The Bottom Line

Angelcare Baby Sound Monitor ensures monitoring of the sound within a range of 250 meters. It transmits clear sounds from the nursery unit to parent unit which is portable and rechargeable so you can carry the parent unit with you from one room to the other while you are doing some housework. In case of low-battery there is a handy indicator that notifies you that you need to charge or change the batteries. The good range gives you no reason to worry that you are not going to hear the sounds coming from the nursery room but if you do go further you will always be warned by the out of range indicator. There are 8 channels for the sound transmission and you can change the channels in order to minimize the interference. In addition to these features there is a night light on the nursery unit that can be used as a night lamp for the nursery room and it is a nice touch to the comfy room because when you want to check the baby it gives a sufficient light to guide your walk into the room. The parent unit has a screen which is easy to read on and which displays the temperature in the nursery room on it, as well as sound indicator lights.
In general, the Angelcare Baby Sound Monitor is recommended because it is handy, proper size, practical because of the range and pretty clear sound transmission, units with good battery life and rechargeable batteries and indicator lights for the low-batteries and out of range. This baby sound monitor makes the parents feel secure that their child is sleeping safe and sound while they are not around.
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