Baby monitors: Compare features & prices Philips Avent Eco Dect SCD525/00 review

The Avent Eco Dect SCD525 baby monitor has a host of useful features, including a docking station, night light, lullaby function and room temperature monitor. Philips claims that the batteries will last for 24 hours between charges - but we know from previous testing that most baby monitors fall short of this, so we had to put it to the test.
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Range
Range — modern house Five stars means an excellent range in this type of building. Subscribe
Range — Victorian house Five stars means an excellent range in this type of building. Subscribe
Range - inside to outside Five stars means an excellent performance when taking the parent unit outside. Subscribe
Performance
Parent unit - battery life How long the batteries will last in the parent unit. Subscribe
Volume and sound The clarity and volume of sound. Subscribe
Interference Models were marked down if they suffered from interference from neighbouring units or a mobile phone. Subscribe
Video picture The quality of the video picture. Subscribe
Convenience
Ease of use How easy the baby monitor is to use. Subscribe
Set up How easy the monitor is to set up. Subscribe
Drop test Durability when dropped from a 2m height. Subscribe

Philips Avent Eco Dect SCD525/00

  • Launch date: Jan 2009
  • Type: Dect
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Typical price
£65.00
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