Mounting baby monitor camera – portable camera mount solution

A video baby monitor is all but standard these days. We purchased this unit from Amazon.com: Motorola MBP36 Remote Wireless Video Baby Monitor with Infrared Night Vision and Zoom, 3.5 Inch.

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We’re quite happy with the performance and features, but even with the second camera add on, we couldn’t possibly cover all the areas the baby would be: swing, bouncer, crib, play gym, bassinet, etc.

My solution was to mount one camera with a perfect view of the crib, and mount a second camera to a portable stand. This speaker stand from Atlantic Satellite worked perfectly with a few small screws and fasteners. It even allows for height adjustment so I can get exactly the view I want of my baby. Here are pictures of the finished product:

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Please note that when the baby becomes more mobile, make sure that they can’t get hurt if they are able to pull on the stand.

  • eGoh Feb 14, 2014, 7:31 pm

    Anytime! Glad I could help. Home Depot has plenty of hardware at a reasonable price. Just be sure to bring you camera with you to make sure it’s the right size.

  • Amy Feb 14, 2014, 6:26 pm

    This is exactly what I was looking for! I ordered the same speaker stands and now I just need to find a screw and nut to mount the camera. Thanks for posting this good idea!