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Vtech VM901-1W Pan & Tilt Video Monitor Manual

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Vtech VM901-1W Pan & Tilt Video Monitor Manual

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Important safety instructions

When using your equipment, basic safety precautions should always be followed to reduce the risk of fire, electric shock, and injury, including the following:

  1. Follow all warnings and instructions marked on the product.
  2. Adult setup is required.
  3. This product is intended as an aid. It is not a substitute for responsible and proper adult supervision and should not be used as such.
  4. This product is not intended for use as a medical monitor.
  5. Do not use this product near water. For example, do not use it next to a bathtub, wash bowl, kitchen sink, laundry tub, or swimming pool, or in a wet basement or shower.
  6. CAUTION: Use only alkaline batteries (not included). There may be a risk of explosion if the wrong type of battery is used for the parent unit. Do not dispose of batteries in a fire. They may explode. Check with local codes for possible special disposal instructions.
  7. Do not open or mutilate the batteries. Released electrolyte is corrosive and may cause burns or injury to the eyes or skin. The electrolyte may be toxic if swallowed.
  8. Use only the adapters included with this product. Incorrect adapter polarity or voltage can seriously damage the product. Baby unit power adapter: Input 117V AC 60 Hz; output: 6V AC 300 mA Parent unit power adapter: Input 100-120V AC 60 Hz; output: 6V DC 400 mA
  9. The power adapters are intended to be correctly oriented in a vertical or floor mount position. The prongs are not designed to hold the plug in place if it is plugged into a ceiling, under the table, or cabinet outlet.



  1. Use and store the product at a temperature between 32oF and 104oF.
  2. Do not expose the product to extreme cold, heat, or direct sunlight. Do not put the product close to a heating source.
  3. The batteries should not be exposed to excessive heat such as bright sunshine or fire.
  4. Make sure the baby unit and the adapter cord are always out of reach of the baby, at least 1 meter (3 feet) away from the baby or crib, to avoid a possible strangulation hazard.
  5. Other electronic products may cause interference with your audio monitor. Try installing your audio monitor as far away from these electronic devices as possible: wireless routers, radios, cellular telephones, intercoms, room monitors, televisions, personal computers, kitchen appliances, and cordless telephones.
  6. Never place the baby unit inside the baby’s crib or playpen.
  7. Never cover the baby unit or parent unit(s) with anything such as a towel or a blanket.

What’s in the box

Your HD video monitor package contains the following items. Save your sales receipt and original packaging in the event warranty service is necessary.

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Baby unit overview

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  1. Microphone
  2. Camera lens
  3.  Light sensor
  4. LED indicators
    1. Flash orange and green alternately when the baby unit is in pairing mode.
    2. Orange is steady when the baby unit is not connecting to the Internet and is idle.
    3. Green is steady when the baby unit is connecting to the Internet and is idle.
    4. Flash orange slowly when the baby unit is not connecting to the Internet and is streaming with the parent unit.
    5. Flash green slowly when the baby unit is connecting to the Internet and streaming with the parent unit or mobile app.
    6. Flash orange and green quickly and alternately when the baby unit is updating its firmware.
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  5. Infrared LEDs Allow you to see clearly in dark surroundings.
  6. ON/OFF switch
  7. Antenna Connect to the router with Wi-Fi.
  8. Speaker
  9.  Temperature sensor
  10.  Power jack
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  11. Threaded socket
  12. Pair/reset button

How the system works

Direct mode
The parent unit and the baby unit of your video monitor are connected to each other in Direct mode by default, which allows you to stream live video right out of the box. Direct mode connection lets you stream live video from the parent unit only.

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You may experience reduced signal strength if your parent unit and baby unit are far apart, or if there are obstructing factors, such as internal walls, between them. Move the parent unit closer to the baby unit to improve the signal strength. You can also set up Router mode to connect via your home Wi-Fi network to improve the connection between your parent unit and baby unit.

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Router mode
You can continue using your video monitor with a Direct mode connection, or you can set up your monitor in a Router mode connection. Router mode uses your home Wi-Fi network to connect your video monitor. It supports streaming live video through the parent unit and smartphone app. If you want to stream live video remotely with your mobile device, download and install the MyVTech Baby 1080p mobile app. With the mobile app, your Wi-Fi router (not included) provides Internet connectivity to your HD video monitor system. It serves as a communication channel between your baby unit and mobile device, allowing you to monitor and/or control your baby unit wherever you are. For detail, see the Download app for mobile access section in this quick start guide.

FCC and IC regulations

This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the requirements for a Class B digital device under Part 15 of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) rules. These requirements are intended to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures:

  • Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
  • Increase the separation between the equipment and the receiver.
  • Connect the equipment to an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected.
  • Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.

Changes or modifications to this equipment not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment. This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions:

  1. this device may not cause harmful interference, and
  2. this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.

RF radiation exposure statement

The baby unit complies with FCC RF radiation exposure limits set forth for an uncontrolled environment. The baby unit should be installed and operated with a minimum distance of 20 cm (8 inches) between the baby unit and all persons’ bodies. Use of other accessories may not ensure compliance with FCC RF exposure guidelines. This transmitter must not be co-located or operating in conjunction with any other antenna or transmitter. This equipment complies also with Industry Canada RSS -102 with respect to Canada’s Health Code 6 for Exposure of Humans to RF Fields.

Limited warranty

What does this limited warranty cover? The manufacturer of this VTech Product warrants to the holder of a valid proof of purchase (“Consumer” or “you”) that the Product and all accessories provided in the sales package (“Product”) are free from defects in material and workmanship, pursuant to the following terms and conditions, when installed and used normally and in accordance with the Product operating instructions. This limited warranty extends only to the Consumer for Products purchased and used in the United States of America and Canada.

What will VTech do if the Product is not free from defects in materials and workmanship during the limited warranty period (“Materially Defective Product”)? During the limited warranty period, VTech’s authorized service representative will repair or replace at VTech’s option, without charge, a Materially Defective Product. If we repair the Product, we may use new or refurbished replacement parts. If we choose to replace the Product, we may replace it with a new or refurbished Product of the same or similar design. We will retain defective parts, modules, or equipment. Repair or replacement of the Product, at VTech’s option, is your exclusive remedy. VTech will return the repaired or replacement Products to you in working condition. You should expect the repair or replacement to take approximately 30 days.



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