Angelcare Movement and Sound Monitor AC401
28 reviews
Product code: 31301020
Price £89.95
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5 / 5
Piece of mind
08 July 2014
Location:Tunbridge Wells
Having this for our newborn is piece of mind for us during the day and night when she is at sleep.
4 / 5
Good but with flaws
23 April 2014
Overall pleased with the monitor, which was bought to replace a sound only monitor. The movement mat really gives me peace of mind and is working well even though my son has taken to rolling right to the side of the cot.
However there are a couple of design flaws that really annoy me. The biggest being that the sound on the parent unit switches off after a period of quiet - although it comes back on automatically once a noise is detected, it's after the noise happens so if your baby just gives a little short sleep noise then you won't hear that itself, you will just be aware that a noise has happened because the monitor starts transmitting sound again. Personally I would have preferred a constant sound transmission, or at least for the automatic shut off to be an optional feature.
Also there's no clock on the monitor so when I'm woken in the night I can't immediately see the time to consider what it is my baby likely wants - a feed or just to be resettled etc.
Once my son is a bit older and we don't feel the need to monitor his movement, we will switch back to our old sound only monitor but for now I'm definitely pleased we're using it.
5 / 5
Product as expected
08 April 2014
Location:Maidstone, Kent
Bought this product based on the reviews and awards for my newborn. He has not yet slept in his cot to use it but it was easy to set up and install. Hopefully it'll prove to be as good as all the reviews.
5 / 5
customer service
03 February 2014
Age:Over 65
the aftercare is brilliant I dropped monitor and cracked face and I got replacement cover posted and delivered in two days
5 / 5
Great baby monitor
20 November 2013
Location:Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh, UK
I bought this monitor for my first baby and have been delighted with it. It provides so much peace of mind, and definitely works (as the alarm has gone off whenever I have lifted my baby out of his crib and forgotten to switch it off). The portable monitor allows you to keep an ear on your baby all around the house. I'd recommend it to anyone.
5 / 5
Excellent product
28 August 2013
Location:Oxford, UK
My baby is now 5 months old. I have used this system since day 1.
I found it easy to set up, easy to install. I have never had any false alarms and the system works perfectly every time.
For the first time this week the alarm went off in the middle of the night. I ran in to check my little boy to find he had rolled over and had his arms and legs outside the cot. He was fine but I think I need to reposition my mat. I was grateful the alarm had gone off.
Many of my friends told me not to buy a monitor with a mat. I personally love it. I love the fact I can put him n his tummy and not worry. I love the fact I can sleep with the knowledge I would be alerted in an emergency.
4 / 5
Life saver
01 August 2013
The angel care monitor can be slightly daunting at set up and this is not helped by an overly complicated manual. However, once it is set up correctly the unit really is a life saver and offer peace of mind.
This unit alerted me when my baby stopped breathing or had breathing difficulties (she was face down on a small teddy that we'd forgotten to remove) and I believe it prevented an accident.
Would not be without it. However I have only given it 4 stars as I've also had a couple of false alerts now that my baby is mobile in her cot.
1 / 5
Very poor parent unit
21 March 2013
Location:London, UK
We purchased this product online after a recommendation from a friend only to be very disappointed.
The parent unit did not sit in it's base properly and therefore I assume did not charge properly. The manufacturer suggests charging for 15 hours prior to first use. After 36 hours of trying to charge the parent unit, it would switch on only to immediately switch itself off. Not a very well designed product.
We have since returned the product to JL.
Response from John Lewis
John Lewis Online Team
09 August 2013
Hello, it's Joshua from John Lewis. Thank you for your review, your feedback is really important to us. I'm sorry to hear of the experience you've had with this product. We always aim to supply good quality products which is good value to our customers so we sorry to have disappointed you in this case. If you require any further assistance do get in touch with our Customer Service team on 08456 049 049, thank you.
Product information
The Angelcare Movement and Sound 2-in-1 monitor detects your baby’s sound and movement, even the slightest breathing movement. If your baby is still for 20 seconds, you'll be alerted.
Complete with variable sensitivity settings and a unique combination of 8 channels and 2 frequencies, the SensorPad emits crystal clear transmission within a 250m range. Both units are mains or battery operated and the rechargeable parent unit is portable for added convenience. Simply clip the small portable parent unit to your belt and monitor your baby on-the-go.
Features of the Angelcare Movement and Sound Monitor AC401:
  • Under-the-mattress SensorPad: The SensorPad monitors all your baby’s movements, even the slightest breathing movements. An alarm will sound if no movement has been detected for 20 seconds. Features variable sensitivity settings. Works on all mattresses except memory foam mattresses.
  • Portable rechargeable Parent Unit: Clip the small portable Parent Unit to your belt and monitor your baby on the go. Battery unit lasts for up to 8 hours, when fully charged.
  • Crystal clear transmission: Enjoy crystal clear sound transmission and security with the unique combination of 8 channels and 2 frequencies.
  • Out of range indicator: With a 250m range, you can go further without losing touch. Alarm sounds if connectivity is broken.
  • Volume control and vibration alert: Adjust the sound levels to suit you and monitor your baby even with the sound off.
  • Temperature display and control: Monitors and shows the temperature in baby’s room with the temperature indicator on the Parent Unit. Alarm sounds if the temperature is too high or low.
  • Full colour digital display: The colour LCD screen on the Parent Unit clearly displays a number of monitoring features, so even if the sound is off you’ll know what’s going on.
  • Nightlight: The halo on the Nursery Unit acts as a soothing nightlight and allows you to check your baby with minimal disruption.
  • Hold and mute: If, for example, you need to feed or change your baby the sound and movement alarm can be temporarily deactivated.
  • Continuous sound monitoring: The Angelcare system can be set to continuous or voice-activated sound monitoring. Microphone sensitivity is adjustable so you can hear all sounds in baby’s room or just when baby cries.
Please follow the instruction manual when you install this monitor. Place the nursery unit at least 3 feet away from the cot and make sure the sensor pad cord is well out of baby's reach by wrapping it around the leg of the cot and securing it with cable ties. A free cord cover kit is available direct from Angelcare; to register please visit, or call 0845 009 1789.
Additional feature
Under-the-mattress sensor pad
Eligible for International Delivery
Last feed timer
Low battery indication
Maximum range
Night light
Number of channels
Out of range indication
Power Supply
Batteries and mains adapter included
Temperature display
Transmission method
Two way talk back
Vibration alert
Video Recording
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