iBaby Monitor

iBaby Monitor

$149.95

3.0 out of 5 stars

Based on 15 reviews

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Product Information

  • Overview

    The iBaby Monitor M2 from iHealth is as mobile as your baby. Thanks to the magnetic base and rechargeable battery you can shift the camera to whatever room your baby is in for up to two hours. It also offers two-way audio, so you can communicate with your baby—no external speakers required.

    Never miss a memory

    The free iBaby View app saves photos to your iPhone and app libraries automatically whenever your baby's movement and sounds activate the motion sensors. And you're able to set the sensitivity level of the sensors depending on how much activity you want to capture. Up to four devices and four users can share control, so parents, grandparents, or caregivers can check in on baby at whenever they want.

  • Highlights

    • View your baby remotely on your iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch
    • Takes still shots automatically when motion sensors are activated
    • Two-way audio lets you listen, talk, and sing to your baby
    • Rechargeable battery for up to two hours of use
    • Free iBaby View app
  • Did you notice?

    Automatically takes pictures of your baby whenever its movement activates the built-in motion sensors.
  • Apple Recommends For

    Keep an eye on your baby from anywhere on your iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch.
  • What's in the Box?

    • iBaby Monitor M2
    • Magnetic camera base
    • Power adapter
    • Mounting kit
    • Quick install guide
  • Tech Specs

    • Height: 4.72 in./12 cm
    • Width: 5.9 in./15 cm
    • Weight: 1.62 lb./0.73 kg
    • Length: 7.1 in./18 cm
  • System Requirements

    Mac

    • Free iBaby Monitor BM app, available via download from the App Store in iTunes.
  • Manufacturer Information

    Part Number

    • Mfr. Part Number: M2
    • UPC or EAN No.: 855111003194

    Warranty

    • Note: Products sold through this website that do not bear the Apple Brand name are serviced and supported exclusively by their manufacturers in accordance with terms and conditions packaged with the products. Apple's Limited Warranty does not apply to products that are not Apple-branded, even if packaged or sold with Apple products. Please contact the manufacturer directly for technical support and customer service.
    • Warranty: One-year from date of purchase

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Ratings & Reviews

Rating Breakdown (3.0 average)
Number of stars Percentage Number of reviews
  • Waste of Money

    1.0 out of 5 stars

    My husband and I needed a reliable monitor for our son because he has had a few seizures at night. After our first monitor died an My husband and I needed a reliable monitor for our son because he has had a few seizures at night. After our first monitor died and after carefully reading reviews, it looked like the iBaby was the best option out there for us, especially since we could see him everywhere and anywhere on our phones. Turns out we were completely wrong. The volume spontaneously changes on its own. Even at its highest setting, you can hardly hear anything. Every other time we would try to turn it on, there was a "network error." We'd have to turn on and off the camera and iPad several times to try and get them to sync. We even invested in a new router for better service, it didn't make a difference. We were finally so fed up when we kept getting the "network error" on our iPad and both iPhones. We spent over an hour trying to troubleshoot it and nothing worked. We also tried calling customer service and they are only available M-F 9am-5pm PST. This is an untrustworthy product.

    • Written by from Waltham

    29 of 35 people found this useful

    Was this useful? Waste of Money
  • Not Ready of Prime Time

    1.0 out of 5 stars

    They need to go back to the drawing board with this one. I received mine on Friday. While my son was napping I set it up in the ki They need to go back to the drawing board with this one. I received mine on Friday. While my son was napping I set it up in the kitchen to test it out. Worked great! So easy to set up. After dinner I installed it in my son's room. This time I couldn't get it to work. Turns out they were having network issues, and I wasn't able to log back on until Saturday morning. Then it was unstable all weekend, so it kept cutting out. Monday it went down completely again. When it came back up it was still unstable. You're at their mercy since there is no option to locally stream the video. You must go through their network. Their response after I contacted them? "Network errors happen sometimes." Nice. Not even an attempt to assure me this is an unusual situation or that their network is usually more stable than what I'd seen in the short time I'd owned the product. In sum, the product is completely unreliable as a baby monitoring device, and even when it works it's not that great. The companion app is buggy, the video is decent, but the sound is horrendous. It goes up and down in volume on its own. The sound and motion alerts are way too sensitive. The user manual claims there is a setting to adjust the sensitivity, but that is wrong. Maybe they copied that tidbit over from the manual for the M3? The only option for those settings is on or off. Thank goodness Apple has a decent return policy!

    • Written by from Groton

    24 of 27 people found this useful

    Was this useful? Not Ready of Prime Time
  • Untrustworthy

    1.0 out of 5 stars

    - pretty complicated to set up, having to plug the USB cord from your phone (instructions, were pretty useless)
    - connection to t - pretty complicated to set up, having to plug the USB cord from your phone (instructions, were pretty useless)
    - connection to the wifi (main floor) and camera (2nd floor) fails constantly.
    - LOUD obnoxious double beep, happens every re-install software
    - when it losses connection (because why else?) it (CAMERA) repeats said beeps! Waking up anyone sleeping in the vicinity (BABY!!)
    -to reconnect, most times you just have to log back in and close (repeat x3-4) the ibaby app.
    -there is no iBaby view in the AppStore. It's just iBaby.
    -the delay is crazy. I seriously can't trust it to tell me on time what's going on. When you push the talk back button, talk then turn it back to listen, you will hear what you've said a few seconds later. That to me is too long of a delay to be trusted. (I've also accidentally pushed the talk button on the phone, a lot)
    - you WILL have to re-install by plugging phone to camera
    - zooms horrible
    - sound crackles. It must have a sensor that amplifies the volume when there's sound. Or a fluff that landed near it and thought I was missing out.
    -sometimes it will max out the volume for no reason, then just quit altogether
    -it does alert you when there is no connection, but as it semi connects and glitches again, it starts over. So you might get the warning it's not working for 10 or so minutes. Or more. Seriously. I'm not making this up.
    - amazing idea with it having the magnetic base.
    - you can manually face it in any direction.
    - pretty descent night vision.
    - if the camera is in a good mod, it'll let you spy when you're not home.
    - being able to use the big screen of iPad as a video monitor, awesome. (If you want the scratching static fairies to whip you awake over a snore)
    - I don't get what the nighttime button is for.
    - I love being able to snap a pic on the app (not phone)
    -and having a milestones section in app

    • Written by from drumheller

    8 of 9 people found this useful

    Was this useful? Untrustworthy
  • LOVE IBABY!

    5.0 out of 5 stars

    I was very hesitant to purchase this baby monitor after reading some reviews online. Honestly I didn't have much hope for this one I was very hesitant to purchase this baby monitor after reading some reviews online. Honestly I didn't have much hope for this one. I figured I could try it and return it if it is difficult to deal with.

    To my surprise, this baby monitor is actually pretty easy to use. I didn't have any problem installing the camera like other people mentioned in review. It went through pretty quickly. At first the picture was a little pixilated and has a weird purple-ish tint. But you can actually change the video resolution. And the purple tint was caused by the night vision lights. If you turn it off, it will go away. And to much much of suprise, the video is actually fast. Sometimes it will slow down for a bit, but not much. There is one thing that I have a problem with: the sound sensor is really sensitive. And there is really no way to turn it down. During the day it could be a problem because there are a lot more sounds coming from outside of the house that sets off the alert, but at night it is great. If your baby wakes up, it will pick up any noise baby makes. But all in all, this is a very decent baby monitor.

    • Written by

    3 of 3 people found this useful

    Was this useful? LOVE IBABY!
  • Good Looking Baby Monitor

    4.0 out of 5 stars

    Very attractive looking baby monitor. Saw it at an Apple Retail Store, decided to try it out. The set up is actually very easy, ho Very attractive looking baby monitor. Saw it at an Apple Retail Store, decided to try it out. The set up is actually very easy, however, for some reason the company made it a lot harder to install. When I first started the installation, I could not get the product to install. I called the customer service, and they told me to reconnect the power cord and wait for the beeping sound before proceeding. I did just that, and the install went without any problem. Apparently the beeping sound signals that the monitor is ready to be installed. They should probably have put that on the install guide somewhere. But other than that, the monitor is okay. Not the best video quality, but it was surprisingly fast. Sometimes there will be a little delay, but most of the time it is pretty responsive. So because of the installation issue, I am giving it 4 stars.

    • Written by from Goleta

    3 of 4 people found this useful

    Was this useful? Good Looking Baby Monitor
  • Junk

    1.0 out of 5 stars

    Ditto, same as the lady from drumheller. Hard to setup, temperamental, motion alerts all day while I'm at work, but unable to vie Ditto, same as the lady from drumheller. Hard to setup, temperamental, motion alerts all day while I'm at work, but unable to view anything and I have both 3G and wifi. Not sure why it works at home but not away. I really didn't buy the camera to use across the hall from baby's room. I bought it as I work away and don't have the luxury to be home every night. Spend your money on something else. Ignore the good reviews from ibaby "friends"

    • Written by from Tisdale

    2 of 3 people found this useful

    Was this useful? Junk

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