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how to use wireless webcam as baby monitor

by paige501 / March 26, 2009 11:31 PM PDT

I've been looking at baby monitors with video and none of them get great reviews-especially for the price! Since my baby sleeps upstairs and we're down I would love to be able to see if he is just fussy or he's stuck in a strange position or something. Also, my husband watches him 3 days a week and would like to be able to be in his studio which is about 40 yards from the house and let the baby nap in his own crib.
What would be the best way to hook up a webcam we could view from both our laptop and desktop? And I'm embarrassed to say we are both somewhat "challenged" when it comes to figuring this stuff out on our own.. Space Invaders was high-tech when we were kids!

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Wireless Webcam
by ict-cramps / May 10, 2009 3:11 AM PDT

As you said "Wireless Webcam". I havent got one myself so im only going on what i have read. This type of webcam would connect directly to a wireless enabled modem/router. This then gives you a IP Address for the device. You the type this into the web browser on the laptop/desktop and it should view on the web browser.

hope this of some help to to lead you in the right direction

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wireless baby monitor: Wireless Webcam
by Schirvan / November 13, 2009 7:57 PM PST
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You can use a stand-alone wireless baby monitor, without connecting it to your computer. The one I have tested and found good has digital mode of communication for better noise immunity and can be used up to a range of 200 meters (without obstacles between camera and the receiver/monitor). In a typical home this range is limited to 40 to 50 meters. You can find it on amazon: "JMC Wireless Baby Monitor 2.5" Colour LCD Motion Alarm Night Vision". I hope this helps.

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baby monitor
by colfire / December 18, 2009 3:25 PM PST

Hi, maybe you should try to get Motorola baby monitor at Eleczilla. I have got a Motorola baby monitor from there three months ago. It is simple to set up and use - very clear screen, lullaby feature to calm baby when they wake without you needing to tend to baby. Handy temperature indicator to ensure that baby is not too hot or cold. We choose this from its price range over others because of the extra features it had and also because of the handy hand-held monitor.

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Reposted for jacklin.
by Kees Bakker / March 19, 2010 11:59 PM PDT
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