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One of the key difference between traditional security cameras and traditional baby monitors such as Infant Optics is the fact that you can add or replace the screen/monitor/handheld unit. The display or the parent unit of the baby monitor can be obtained on Amazon or on retail outlets such as Walmart and Target.

While several baby monitors are expandable in that it can support several cameras, very few baby monitors are expandable or support more screens/handheld units.

Infant Optics DXR 8 Replacement Monitor/ Infant Optics Monitor Only

Infant Optics released a standalone monitor or spare monitor unit that you can get without purchasing the other parts that make up the Infant Optics DXR 8 baby monitor such as a camera. Even though Infant Optics DXR 8 was released in 2013, it took quite a number of years to release the Infant Optics baby monitor replacement monitor. As of this update, it is the 32nd best-selling baby monitor accessory on Amazon as shown in the snapshot below:

Snapshot showing Infant Optics screen replacement sales ranking on Amazon
Snapshot showing Infant Optics screen replacement sales ranking on Amazon

Other competitors of Infant Optics such as Eufy Spaceview do not have a replacement or an additional monitor/parent unit/monitor only. In other words, you are unable to stream videos to more than one parent unit with Eufy, a feature that Infant Optics DXR 8 now allows you to.

For $100, you can get this Infant Optics monitor only which comes with a compatible 110V to 220V adapter and a round-pin charging jack for improved reliability and efficiency. This replacement parent unit is NOT compatible with older versions of Infant Optics that used micro-USB power adapters. You should also note that the current Infant Optics DXR 8 camera does not pair with more than one screen unit of Infant Optics DXR 8. In other words, you can only connect one camera to one Infant Optics screen.

If you’ve read our tips on how to deal with Infant Optics Customer service, you’ll know that we’ve advised parents that an additional/replacement monitor was available. If your Infant Optics screen is turning purple or malfunctioning you can contact Infant Optics customer care for a replacement monitor/additional unit if your baby monitor is within the one-year warranty. Some users that have had issues with Infant Optics screen turning blurry as a result of night vision not working have also gotten replacements. However, you should try to troubleshoot night vision for DXR 8 first before considering a replacement. Infant Optics’ screen cannot be easily repaired and you may want to consider a new monitor on Amazon instead of trying to repair it. The DXR-8 monitor only can only be connected to one camera at a time.

You should note that Infant Optics DXR 8 has remained as one of the best-selling baby monitor brands because of its array of accessories including this infant optics DXR-8 monitor only/replacement monitor shown below:

Infant Optics DXR 8 Replacement Monitor
Infant Optics DXR 8 Replacement Monitor (link to Amazon)

Below are the features of the Infant Optics DXR 8 replacement unit without cameras.

Screen Size3.5 Inches
Battery includedNo
Compatible with Infant Optics DXR 8Yes
ChargingImproved charging with round-pin charging
Compatible with Infant Optics with Micro-USD?No
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The video below explains the features of Infant Optics replacement parent unit or screen/monitor

Infant Optics handheld replacement screen uses rectangular Lithium-Ion Batteries similar to those you’d use in a digital camera. It does not use AA or AAA batteries common with audio baby monitors such as VTech. Alongside is the Infant Optics monitor replacement battery.

Majority of poor reviews left by customers on Amazon have centered on the fact that this replacement screen does not come with a battery and that it uses a different charger

Additional Monitor for AXVUE Video Baby Monitor E632

Axvue also released an additional monitor to Axvue E632, the dual camera baby monitor.

Axvue E632 Additional or replacement monitor - BMC.jpg
Image including a replacement monitor for Axvue E632
Screen Size5 inches TFT-LCD Screen
NIght visionClear automated night vision
Two-way talkYes
Kick-stand availableYes
SensorsTemperature
AlertsSound and light
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Summer Infant Replacement Monitor

Summer Infant screen replacement is available on Summer Infant’s website for $59.99. Summer Infant is one of our 6 top touchscreen baby monitors in 2020 and we have a picture of the additional handheld/screen you may be looking for below. Summer Infant is a touchscreen baby monitor with a 5-inch display unit that’s better than most traditional baby monitors such as Infant Optics DXR 8. Other non-wifi baby monitors that have 5-inch display units include Eufy Spaceview which currently do not have an extra monitor available for sale.

Summer Infant replacement monitor 2019
Summer Infant replacement monitor

Features of Summer Infant Replacement Monitor:

Name of the replacement partSummer Infant Replacement Monitor
Features1. The additional summer Infant replacement unit is compatible with In View color baby monitor 29650 and In View color baby monitor 29710
2. The unit has the display/hand-held unit, power cord, and battery
Other Parts In addition to Summer Replacement monitor, Summer Infant also sells its replacement battery.

You can view some of the images shown by Summer Infant Replacement Monitor here.

The video below shows you how you can change the Summer Infant screen:

Babysense Video Baby Monitor Replacement Monitor

Babysense video baby monitor has an additional parent unit or replacement monitor that for its V24US brands.

It is relatively cheaper than the competitors’ above.

Parent Unit of Babysense V24US

You can check its current price here.

Features:

  • Comes with an adapter
  • Requires V24US camera unit
  • Supports up to 4 cameras

This is a notice that Babysense has put out that’s very important “IMPORTANT: Two-Parent Units cannot be paired to the same camera/s – this unit is only a replacement and should not be purchased as a second/additional parent unit to your existing monitor”

Is there a replacement screen for Infant Optics DXR 8?

Yes. Infant Optics DXR 8’s replacement screen is available on Amazon here or at your nearest retail store such as Walmart and Target. The replacement monitor for Infant Optics has been available since late 2018 but was available for purchase on Amazon in March 2019. You should note that the replacement monitor can only be paired with one or a set of up to four cameras and cannot be used as an additional parent unit/screen.

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Replacement Monitors for Baby Monitors
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This article has reviews on replacement monitors for a number of baby monitors. It covers details and where you can buy Infant Optics DXR 8 replacement screen, Axvue E632 replacement screen, Summer Infant replacement monitor and Babysense video baby monitor replacement screen.
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