Vintage baby nursery monitors from Fisher-Price (1980s)

Early baby nursery monitors from Fisher-Price (1980s)

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Fisher-Price lets you be in two places at once.

Discover the Nursery Monitor, an easy-to-work, one-way intercom that lets you hear what your baby is up to, when you’re out of earshot.

Just plug in the transmitter in the baby’s room during naptime, and take the portable receiver with you, all over the house. It even clips to your belt or pocket, so your hands are free. And of course, the sound quality is superlative.

We’ve added other nice extras: a battery indicator light, an AC adapter and flexible antennas. And like everything Fisher-Price designs, it’s rugged and easy to operate.

So to keep tabs on that little cough, or to know when naptime is finished, or if you just think the sound of your baby is better than anything on the radio, keep tuned to the Fisher-Price Nursery Monitor.

Who says you can’t be in two places at once?

The Nursery Monitor by Fisher-Price

1987's vintage baby nursery monitors by Fisher-Price

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Fisher-Price presents the Nursery Monitor: Now a parent can be in two places at once. (1986)

Because you can’t be everywhere at once, Fisher-Price designed the Nursery Monitor. It’s an easy-to-work, one-way intercom that will let you hear your baby, even when you’re out of earshot.

You just place the transmitter in your baby’s room at naptime or bed-time and take the portable receiver with you all over the house. That way you can be reassured that every little coo and cough will come in loud and clear.

The Nursery Moni-tor is part of an exciting new group of products that we’re calling Parent Helpers: You’ll find that all of our Parent Helpers will offer you a variety of practical, simple ways to make your life with little ones a little easier.

There’s a Parent Helper for wide-awake, raring-to-go toddlers, too. It the Fisher-Price Door Alarm. With this motion-sensitive alarm, you can hear instantly whenever your curious toddler is opening a door he’s not supposed to be opening. And the Fisher-Price Door Alarm can be easily attached to conventional doors.

Finally, there’s the Fisher-Price Musical Light Dimmer, a Parent Helper that helps soothe your child to sleep.

Whether your child is afraid of the dark or just needs a little extra help getting to sleep, the Musical Light Dimmer is a comforting night-time companion. You set the dimmer for a selected period of time, up to one hour. Then your sleepyhead can listen to soothing lullabies play while the bedside light gradually dims.

The Parent Helpers from Fisher-Price. Now we’re putting everything we know about kids into some new ways to help their moms and dads

Fisher-Price vintage baby nursery monitors from 1986

Vintage 1986 Fisher-Price nursery monitor

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  1. Ah, 1980s beige baby monitors! While undeniably handy (and possibly life-saving), these were basically just analog AM radios, many of which broadcast on the same frequency, and didn’t always give you the option to switch channels. As a result, you could hear your neighbors’ monitors if they lived close enough to you. We had one for our daughter in the late ’80s, and we often heard our neighbors’ conversations (some of which were full-blown arguments) and dogs barking, not to mention other babies crying.

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