Nanit Pro Smart Baby Monitor & Wall Mount | baby monitor with camera and audio

Nanit Pro Smart Baby Monitor & Wall Mount

UNMATCHED VIEW OF YOUR BABY: Get a stunning 1080p bird's eye view of your baby, day or night from anywhere on your iOS, Android, Kindle Fire, or Echo Show device. The Wall Mount easily mounts to the wall above your crib and includes safe-cable management. Nanit comes with a 1-year limited manufacturer's warranty.

ALWAYS BE CONNECTED: Hear or speak to your baby with crystal-clear two-way audio. Listen while using other apps or when your screen is turned off with background audio. Receive real-time sound and motion notifications and monitor the temperature and humidity of the nursery to ensure they're comfortable. 256-bit encryption keeps your data safe, and two-factor authentication keeps your account secure. Invite the whole parenting team to access your camera, with adjustable user permissions .

If this worked properly, it would be an amazing monitor option! The problem is the connectivity (or frequent loss of connectivity). We have 1G service to our house, multiple wireless repeaters on each floor, but still, consistently lose wifi connection with the monitor despite multiple troubleshooting efforts. We still used the camera function but got a cheap, audio-only, monitor to supplement. When it was connected, the audio flickers in and out non-stop, which is fine during the day but horrible when you're trying to sleep at night. I would also wake up in the morning and it would give me the nighttime report that the connection was lost for an hour here, an hour there when I was asleep! It is so unreliable, I don't trust it as my only monitor with a newborn baby. I love the Insights feature, it has a great camera and night vision, but at the end of the day, I need to go to sleep knowing I will be able to hear my baby if there is an issue, which I can't trust will happen with the Nanit. I wish I would have spent money on something else.

SLEEP TRACKING & GUIDANCE: Nanit gives you your baby's sleep stats each morning, plus a timelapse highlight reel of their sleep, so you can rewatch their entire night in seconds. Get personalized, science-backed sleep guidance and tips from the world’s leading pediatric sleep experts, right in your Nanit app. Nanit includes one year of Nanit Insights sleep tracking and video history.
SENSOR-FREE BREATHING MOTION MONITORING: With the included small Breathing Band, you can track your baby's breaths per minute without any electronics, wires, or batteries touching them. Nanit tracks the unique pattern on Breathing Wear to detect your baby's breathing motion from any position, in real-time and send you alerts if they need you.
MAKING MEMORIES, MADE EASY: With Nanit Memories included right in your app, your Nanit camera captures your baby’s finest moments and growth milestones automatically. Celebrate fun Memories every step of the way, wherever you are and share with friends and family no matter where they are.

We initially had the Nanit (original), and although that product had great picture clarity, was easy to set up, and had a very user-friendly and intuitive app, we were having regular connectivity issues. As a result, we decided to upgrade and get this product, the Nanit Plus, which we were told by the (very patient and professional) support team, would resolve our previously reported connection problems. And although the Nanit Plus has a number of other new features and improvements, for us it was really about being able to have a stable solution that was reliably available when we needed it most - for those late-night wake-ups where you're not sure if the baby just needs help getting their binky back, or if they're up and need a feeding, etc.

After ordering, the unit arrived promptly and was very well packaged (it seems like they took packaging design cues from Apple; everything is very neatly and efficiently placed; it's all secure but still easy to access, with quickstart instructions right up front and nothing too heavy or looking like "package gap fillers"). As with the original Nanit, the Plus is SUPER easy to set up and install, and I had it up and running literally in about 4 minutes. It was definitely a much better install and setup experience than we'd had with other crib-cams that we've used from other brands. The only thing that I had to reach out to Nanit about was rolling the associated Insights service/account to the new camera.

One of the things my wife and I noticed right off the bat, is that the camera's resolution and picture clarity within the app are really sharp - the images and video are super-crisp even in nightvision mode. The sound quality is fine (let's be honest, it's going to be as much limited by the speakers on your smartphone as anything else, but it's good to know that the mic and everything on the sending-side is of good quality). The Plus now also allows you to talk (or sing) to your child with an integrated speaker - something we don't really use, but is nice to have available.

Most importantly, though, the camera stays connected to the network! The Plus has a greatly improved chipset, better antenna/receiver setups, and is able to cling to the wifi network in the house far better than the Nanit original, or the Motorola we had before that. Because of the design of the Nanit with the floor mount (or wall-mount) placing it directly over the crib, you get the clearest, most unobstructed view of your child - something I didn't necessarily think was that big a deal, until I had the Nanit. That placement is also key to the Nanit Insights - it's their own sleep analysis service that provides you with information about the quality of your baby's sleep. Along with insights, Nanit provides tips and pointers (based on sound clinical practice and the latest understanding of sleep behavior, sleep improvement, etc.) that are actually useful and actionable - without seeming condescending or patronizing.

There are other fairly typical features associated with the Nanit like sound, motion, temperature and humidity reporting (and, you can set alerts based on user-defined thresholds or sensitivity levels for each) that are all easy to access within the app. Nanit also takes a unique approach to access, allowing the "owner" (primary user) to set up a "parenting team" of other users that can access the camera through the app. It also lets you snap pictures from the live feed, which you can share.

Overall, the whole product (hardware, software, app) is exceptionally well-designed and executed. More importantly, perhaps, the company's customer service and technical support teams are some of the best I've ever had to work with. When we were having connection issues with the earlier model, they were always super-patient, understanding, professional, and prompt with any followups or offline responses. Fortunately, with the Plus, you're far less likely to ever need to contact support for an issue resolution, though. Where we used to have connection issues or have to reset or reboot previous crib-cams, we've had the Plus up continuously for 5 days without a single hiccup.

I absolutely and unequivocally recommend Nanit to anyone who's looking for a crib-cam solution that is feature-rich, provides crystal-clear video and audio, and is easy to set up and use. Don't even waste your time with the other brands.

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