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We've been impressed with BT baby monitors in previous tests, so we couldn't wait to find out if the Digital Baby Monitor 250 could match its siblings when it came to performance. The 250 boasts plenty of features, but is the sound quality crystal clear?
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Specification criteria Specification
Specification
Test Date 2 March 2011
Analogue/digital Digital
Video display No
Channels Number of channels - selecting a different channel to your neighbours will prevent cross talk between baby monitors. Some select a channel automatically. Problems with interference are less likely with digital and DECT models. 1
Temperature display Whether the baby unit features a temperature display. Yes
Batteries - parent unit Most baby monitors come with rechargable batteries in the parent unit. Rechargeable supplied
Battery life
Battery life (hours) - parent unit How long the batteries last in the parent unit. We use Energizer alkaline batteries for those that don't come with rechargeable batteries. 7.0
Ranges
Modern house - indoor to outdoor range (m) The distance we measured you can walk away from the house (in metres) with the parent unit without losing signal (eg for garden use) 110.0
Victorian house - indoor to outdoor range (m) The distance we measured you can walk away from the house (in metres) with the parent unit without losing signal (eg for garden use). 30.0

BT Digital Baby Monitor 250

  • Launch date: Jan 2011
  • Type: Digital
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Typical price
£47.00
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