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Always keep an ear tuned to your baby with the Motorola Audio Baby Monitor that comes with two LCD parent units. DECT technology gives you peace of mind, letting you listen to your baby over a secure connection, free from eavesdroppers and interference from other wireless electronic devices in your home. The LCD screen is backlit for easy viewing, and the unit features room temperature monitoring, an out-of-range alert, volume control, a visual sound level indicator and a low-battery alert. The unit is also equipped with a high-sensitivity microphone, allowing for two-way communication. Hear every peep from your baby, and use the sound of your own voice to soothe and lull him or her to sleep. The baby unit is also equipped with a night-light for your baby.
Features
Keep an ear on your baby
With DECT technology, this audio baby monitor helps give you peace of mind by letting you listen to your baby at all times. The connection is safe from eavesdroppers and interference from other wireless electronic devices around your home.
Convenient controls
The monitor comes with two parent units that are designed with 3.5" full-color, backlit LCD screens for easy viewing. With a range of up to 990’, the parent unit can be carried around your home while still letting you monitor your baby.
Stay alert
The parent unit features room temperature monitoring, an out-of-range alert, volume control, a visual sound level indicator and a low-battery alert.
Two-way communication
The parent unit is designed with a high-sensitivity microphone, letting you soothe and calm your baby with the sound of your own voice from another room.

Product Description

The Motorola MBP16-2 Digital Audio Baby Monitor includes two parent units with LCD Display and DECT 6.0 Digital Wireless Technology which helps avoid interference from other common electronic devices. The system displays nursery room temperature, plays polyphonic lullabies, supports two way audio communication, and has a 990 ft. range with "out of range" warning indicator. Parent Units contains a rechargeable battery.

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Features

  • MOTOROLA DUAL AUDIO MONITOR MBP16-2
  • DECT 6.0 Interference-Free Wireless Technology
  • Up to 990 ft. range with "out of range" warning.
  • Room Temperature Display and Night Light

Additional Info

736085

CB2ABB72

816479010538

MBP16-2

1.6 pounds

8.1 x 7.3 x 2.7

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Average Customer Rating:

by PowerReviews
Motorola IncMotorola Digital Audio Baby Monitor with 2 Parent Units - MBP16-2
 
3.1

(based on 269 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (72)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (59)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (26)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (40)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (72)

54%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Clear signal (87)
  • Good range (78)
  • Simple (70)
  • Great features (69)
  • User friendly (66)

Cons

  • Unreliable (60)
  • Poor transmission (27)
  • Poor battery life (26)
  • Bad range (15)
  • Static/interference (14)

Best Uses

  • Sleep (66)
  • Infants (64)
  • Naps (64)
  • Everyday use (62)
  • Newborns (58)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • First time parent (154), Parent of two or more children (81), Parent of multiples (twins etc) (8), Grandparent (6), Medical professional (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes (55), No (50)

Most Helpful Positive Review

 

An honest review

Usually I do not leave comments but always read them and use Their input for my purchases. When I was buying my first moniter I found shopping very difficult because everyone hated or loved...Read complete review

Usually I do not leave comments but always read them and use Their input for my purchases. When I was buying my first moniter I found shopping very difficult because everyone hated or loved a certain monitor. Thought I would write a review of what I believe to be a decent monitor for average usage. This is our second monitor the previous monitor (Graco) held on for as long as it could. About 11 months in it could not hold a charge and only transmitted static. Purchased this monitor as a replacement. Yes it is silent when there is no movement (no white noise) but picks up instantly. Was a bit nervous at first but after repeated attempts to fool it, it always picked up a whisper. The reception is amazing and absolutely NO static. Enjoy the room tempature feature and 2 way intercom. The only reason I gave this moniter a 4 was there is no battery back up so if the power goes out so does the receiver. However if there is an outage the parent unit beeps to identify that there is a problem. I would recommend this monitor with the Purchasers knowledge that there is a (No white noise) feature.

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Most Helpful Critical Review

 

Disappointing...

We purchased this product in the hopes that it would be "quieter" than our current monitor. Needless to say we got what we were asking for. My spouse and I...Read complete review

We purchased this product in the hopes that it would be "quieter" than our current monitor. Needless to say we got what we were asking for. My spouse and I sleep in a room just adjacent of the baby's room.
Out of the box it did take some tinkering with to get used to messing with the configurations on the parental units. So far so good...
Until we decided to test the sensitivity. It is just like the other reviews say, the parental units stay whisper quiet unless the baby makes a loud noise... and I do mean a considerable amount of noise.
We tested it very simply, one in the baby's room and one in our bedroom. To me the "high sensitivity" in this unit's microphone was lacking... putting it mildly. It didn't pick up any of my loud "whispers" in fact it didn't even pick up anything until I talked in a normal tone.
No where does it say that it cuts on and off in the manual we have. When there is a noise that is loud enough to activate the parental units, the parental units will then pick up EVERYTHING, Eureka! We fixed it... not quite.
The parental units would only remain active for what we timed out to 10 seconds, if no sound was made then the parental unit would then revert back to its silent counter-part.
Long story short we took it back because our Sony baby monitor that cost a third of this one picks up everything, and that is what mom likes (she likes to be able to wake up and be able to hear the baby breathing to know everything is alright).
We'll just deal with the mild interference and the noise that we get from it from time to time than continue to wonder if the baby is asleep or not with this product.
I would have liked the product much better if maybe it had two different reception modes (something like what I've described above).

For parents:
If you're not interested in hearing every little sound and only the cries of you distraught baby (whatever the reason may be), then this is a great baby monitor that has great features for a "reasonable" price.
If you're a (new) mom who is constantly needing to hear the baby breathing or any little noises that he/she may make then make every effort to avoid purchasing this monitor! (Our little girl would sometimes wake up in the middle of the night and start playing in her crib, but when she plays she either makes very little or no noise at all, and we wouldn't find out until we would go and check on her and see her on her hands and knees crawling around her crib! An issue we never ran into with our previous monitor...)

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2.0

Junk

By sabrina

from Thomson, ga

About Me First Time Parent

See all my reviews

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Good Range
  • Simple

Cons

  • Poor Battery Life
  • Unreliable

Best Uses

    Comments about Motorola Inc Motorola Digital Audio Baby Monitor with 2 Parent Units - MBP16-2:

    Doesn't pick up all the sounds my baby makes. I thought it would be better built but it's just all plastic. You can't turn the music back on with the handset.

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    4.0

    works great

    By Melanie the new mommy

    from Normal Illinois

    About Me First Time Parent

    See all my reviews

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Good Range
    • Reliable

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Newborns
      • Remote Monitoring

      Comments about Motorola Inc Motorola Digital Audio Baby Monitor with 2 Parent Units - MBP16-2:

      My husband and I like this unit because of the two receivers. We can both we moving around the house and hear the baby. We also use the two way talking feature a lot...more than I thought we would. The unit seems durable and the price was right.

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      5.0

      bought second one for newborn, love it

      By Nicole

      from Savannah GA

      About Me Parent of Two or More Children

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Great Features
      • Reliable
      • User Friendly

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Infants
        • Naps
        • Newborns
        • Remote Monitoring
        • Sleep
        • Toddlers

        Comments about Motorola Inc Motorola Digital Audio Baby Monitor with 2 Parent Units - MBP16-2:

        great product, love that it doesn't make loud humming noise like my old monitor had

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        1.0

        Don't buy this one

        By K

        from Portland, OR

        About Me First Time Parent

        Pros

        • Simple

        Cons

        • Unreliable

        Best Uses

        • Naps

        Comments about Motorola Inc Motorola Digital Audio Baby Monitor with 2 Parent Units - MBP16-2:

        We have owned this baby monitor for 9 months and for the last month have had problems with it intermittently working. We adjust the cord and smack it a few times, then sometimes it will work for a while. But it will randomly stop working. And the temperature is always off by 2 degrees. Spend your money on something more reliable.

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        5.0

        Great product

        By Busy mama

        from Indiana

        About Me Parent of Two or More Children

        See all my reviews

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Clear Signal
        • Good Range
        • Great Features
        • Reliable
        • Simple
        • User Friendly

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Infants
          • Naps
          • Newborns
          • Preemies
          • Sleep
          • Toddlers

          Comments about Motorola Inc Motorola Digital Audio Baby Monitor with 2 Parent Units - MBP16-2:

          I use these monitors all throughout the day while my baby is napping and sleeping. They work great I love the fact it has a small light on it. Another part of this monitor I like is the fact that you can talk to your baby from the other monitors. :-) we also use the music option every time he goes to sleep I love it and I would recommend anyone to get this product it has worked great one suggestion I would have is to be able to turn the music on from the parent monitors other than that no complaints here :)

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          2.0

          Typical Motorola

          By FFEng

          from Houston,Texas

          About Me First Time Parent

          Pros

          • Clear Signal
          • Good Range
          • User Friendly

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Infants

            Comments about Motorola Inc Motorola Digital Audio Baby Monitor with 2 Parent Units - MBP16-2:

            This is so typical Motorola. A product just on the brink of greatness but having that big fat elephant sitting there on the furniture breaking the heck out of it...and nobody at Motorola willing to do a thing about it.
            This set has little or no protection from power failures, brownouts, surges, etc. It is ENTIRELY too sensitive to such events and you will be fortunate if you still have a monitor after such a thing happening in your household. Oh, it will happen. You'll come home to no monitor.
            This is an expensive system for being so wimpy...
            Motorola is still sporting their "We're too big to worry about your troubles" attitude. This is a design flaw, pure and simple. Don't pay this kind of money for a system that WILL break when it should not!

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            4.0

            so far so good

            By slg

            from Minneapolis

            About Me First Time Parent

            See all my reviews

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Clear Signal
            • Good Range

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Motorola Inc Motorola Digital Audio Baby Monitor with 2 Parent Units - MBP16-2:

                We have been using this monitor for a couple months and it seems to be working great! We have unplugged the main unit and moved it to a different room with no issues. Some reviews talked about the unit not linking again once unplugged, but we have not had that problem. So far its been great and picks up sound well.

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                3.0

                Battery issues

                By Wannasleep

                from Kailua, HI

                About Me First Time Parent

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Clear Signal
                • Simple
                • User Friendly

                Cons

                • Poor Battery Life

                Best Uses

                • Infants
                • Newborns

                Comments about Motorola Inc Motorola Digital Audio Baby Monitor with 2 Parent Units - MBP16-2:

                When it works, it's just fine. The sound quality is good and there isn't any interference. But in the middle of the night, it would sound suddenly like a dying fire alarm battery. For no apparent reason it would "BADOOP" until I removed the battery and unplugged the device. We ordered new batteries to no avail. I called Babies R Us and they suggested I simply exchange the monitors for a new one so we went back to the Babies R Us to return them but they have us a really hard time - terrible customer service! Eventually the manager let us exchange...

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                2.0

                works but not well

                By Declan's Dad

                from Zebulon, Ga

                Comments about Motorola Inc Motorola Digital Audio Baby Monitor with 2 Parent Units - MBP16-2:

                the power buttons on the receivers are difficult to press in order to power on the unit. they must be depressed for an inconsistant amount of time before the unit powers on. the battery life is poor and must be charged every 2-3 hours. they'll do enough until I dont need them anymore but I wont recommend this product.

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                5.0

                Works great

                By Docmom

                from Youngstown, oh

                About Me First Time Parent

                See all my reviews

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Clear Signal
                • Good Range
                • Great Features
                • Reliable
                • Simple
                • User Friendly

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Newborns
                  • Remote Monitoring
                  • Sleep

                  Comments about Motorola Inc Motorola Digital Audio Baby Monitor with 2 Parent Units - MBP16-2:

                  Use it in our babies room, great range, plays music as wel, never miss a cry or a sneeze with this... Would highly reccomend it. Also very easy to setup.

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