Infant Optics DXR-5 Wireless Baby Monitoring System

Most of the video baby monitors on the market are expensive and just plain unffordable by the average population. Genexus LLC recogized the problem by developing “a simple yet effective baby monitor that could be priced affordably to be considered a ‘must have’ rather than a ‘nice to have’. ” Genexus LLC “focused on developing products that parents need most and discount the ‘useless extras’ that make products expensive, essentially paid by the end users. Forget about the non-essential two-way communication, night-time lighting, image snapshot, and lullaby features – we give you what you really need: reliability day and night, 2.4GHz live wireless video and audio information of your loved ones.”

The Infant Optics DXR-5  Wireless Baby Monitoring System is a video monitor that is only $99. Affordable and full of features that are necessary but not fluff:

  • 2.4 inch TFT, color screen to watch baby
  • Sensitive microphone so you hear every sound that baby makes
  • 2.4 GHz static free (digital) wireless transmission covering distances of up to 800 feet in open areas (150 feet enclosed areas) – no interference from cordless phones etc.., FHSS (Automatic Frequency Hopping System) so it jumps between different channels which virtually ‘encrypts’ the data ensuring others will not be intercepting your video and audio feed
  • Can connect up to 4 additional cameras
  • Night vision works up to 10 feet – when it gets dark, the automatic IR vision turns on and the system adjusts to the level of light, can turn IR night vision on or off as needed
  • Camera comes with a stand that can be wall mounted or free standing
  • Low volume auto mute feature and VOX (voice activation battery saving) – after 3 minutes of quiet, energy efficient monitor turns on, when the camera detects sound in the ‘standby mode’, the unit automatically turns back on but the VOX  activates only when it registers loud noises (like cries) and it does not turn on due to loud traffic noises
  • 3-4 hours of rechargeable Li-on battery life on monitor
  • Made of lightweight plastic composite so very easy to carry monitor around
  • Also runs on batteries when on the g0
  • Easy set up 
  • Power adapters 30% more energy efficient than conventional power adapters
Most users love the Infant Optics DXR-5 except for a few issues:
  • The camera does not point down, only up so it is tough to get a good angle of baby, especially with the narrow viewing angle
  • Sound can be a little too quiet – may miss alerts
  • No low battery alert
The issues with the Infant Optics DXR-5 are minor compared to the fact that you can have a very reliable video monitor for $99. The positives about the monitor are just too hard to pass up at this price.