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vtech Pan and Tilt Video Monitor VM5262, VM5262-2 Manual

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vtech Pan and Tilt Video Monitor





  • Use only the power adapters supplied with this product.
  • Make sure the baby monitor is not connected to the switch controlled electric outlet.
  • Connect the power adapters in a vertical or floor mount position only. The adapters’ prongs are not designed to hold the weight of baby monitor, so do not connect them to any ceiling, under-the-table, or cabinet outlets. Otherwise, the adapters may not properly connect to the outlets.
  • Make sure the parent unit, the baby units and the power adapter cords are out of reach of children.


  1. Slide the ON/OFF switch to power on or off your baby unit.
  2. POWER to power on or off your parent unit.



  • The default volume of your parent unit is level 4, and the maximum volume is level 7. If you experience high-pitched screeching noise from your baby monitor while positioning:
    – Make sure your baby unit and parent unit are more than 3 feet (1 meter) apart, OR
    – Lower the volume of your parent unit.



  • To avoid interference from other electronic devices, place your baby monitor at least 3 feet (1 meter) away from devices such as wireless routers, microwaves, cell phones and computers.


Once you power on both your baby unit and parent unit, your parent unit displays image from the baby unit, and the LINK LED light turns on.

The ON/OFF LED light of baby unit turns on.


Press VOL / VOL to adjust your parent unit speaker volume.

The sound sensitivity setting also affects the speaker volume. For details, refer to Sound sensitivity and sound activation.

TALK and speak to your parent unit. Your voice is transmitted to the baby unit.

LCD ON/OFF to switch off the screen.
You can still hear sound from the baby unit.


  • Press any keys on the parent unit to turn on the screen again.

Press and hold to pan or tilt the camera upward, downward, leftward or rightward.

Press to zoom in or out.

Press to enter the menu, choose a menu item, or save a setting. You can use the parent unit for advanced settings or operations, such as to play or stop the baby unit lullaby, or to adjust the baby unit sound sensitivity.

While in the menu:

  • Press or to scroll among the menu options.
  • Press or to select an item.
  • Press to return to the main menu or idle screen.



Adjust sound detection sensitivity

With sound sensitivity setting, you can choose to hear sounds from the baby unit all the time, or to hear sounds that exceed a certain level.

Parent unit setting happens… You may experience… What you could do…
Speaker volume: LOW
Sensitivity: Highest [Default]
Hear all sounds all the time, including background sounds. Difficulty in hearing your baby’s soft sounds if the background sounds are louder.
  • Increase parent unit’s speaker volume, and lower sound sensitivity.
  • If you are using a white noise machine or sound machine, set its volume to low, or relocate it to minimize background sounds.
Speaker volume: MAX

Sensitivity: Low / Medium

Only hear sounds that exceed the selected sound sensitivity level. No sound; or sounds that cut in and out at times as the baby unit may not detect extra soft sounds. Increase the sound sensitivity, and adjust the volume level if necessary.

Sound activated screen

When sound activation is on, the parent unit screen stays off to save power when the baby unit detects no sound.
Once the baby unit detects sounds that are louder than the chosen sound sensitivity level, the parent unit screen turns on automatically. It will then turn off again after 50 seconds of no sound detection.


Dim mode

With dim mode preset to on, your parent unit display will dim to conserve energy after 10 minutes of inactivity, in which there is neither key pressed nor alert received from the baby unit.


  • If you do not want LCD to dim automatically, turn off the Dim Mode.

Night vision

The baby unit has infrared LEDs that allow you to see your baby clearly at night or in a dark room. When the baby unit being viewed detects low light levels, the infrared LEDs are switched on automatically. The images from the baby unit are in black and white, and appears on the screen.


  • It is normal if you see a short white glare on your parent unit screen as the baby unit is adapting to the dark environment.
  • When the infrared LEDs are on, the images are in black and white. This is normal.


  • Depending on the surroundings and other interfering factors, like lightings, objects, colors and backgrounds, the video quality may vary. Adjust the baby unit’s angle or place the baby unit at a higher level to prevent glare and blurry display.

Mount the baby unit (optional)


  • The types of screws and anchors you need depend on the composition of the wall


  • Check for reception strength and camera angle before drilling the holes.

Place the wall mount bracket on a wall and then use a pencil to mark the top and the bottom holes as shown. Remove the wall mount bracket and drill two holes in the wall (7/32 inch drill bit).

If you drill the holes into a stud, go to step 3.


If you drill the holes into an object other than a stud, insert the wall anchors into the holes. Tap gently on the ends with a hammer until the wall anchors are flush with the wall.

Align the wall mount bracket and screws with the holes in the wall as shown. Tighten the screw in the middle hole first, so that the wall mount bracket position is fixed. You can tighten the other screw in the top hole.

Place the baby unit on the wall mount bracket. Tighten the screw into the threaded socket at the bottom to secure the baby unit.

You can maximize your baby unit’s viewing angles by tilting the wall mount bracket.
Hold the baby unit, and then rotate the knob in anticlockwise direction. This will loosen the joint of the wall mount bracket. Tilt your baby unit up or down to adjust to your preferred angle. Then, rotate the knob in clockwise direction to tighten the joint and secure the angle.


Insert the screws into the holes and tighten the screws until only 1/4 inch of the screws are exposed.

Place the baby unit on the wall mount bracket. Tighten the screw into the threaded socket at the bottom to secure the baby unit.
Align the holes on the wall mount bracket with the screws on the wall, and slide the wall mount bracket down until it locks into place.


If you are viewing baby unit , the ON/OFF LED light of baby unit turns on. As baby unit is not being viewed, its ON/OFF LED light flashes.


• If you power on only one baby unit, you may see the parent unit displaying and then No link to CAM # (# represents the baby unit number), and the LINK LED light flashing. Press VIEW in Single CAM or Patrol mode to switch to the baby unit you have powered on.

In Single CAM or Patrol mode, press VIEW to switch between the image of baby units and.

Select Patrol as your monitoring mode to alternately view the image from baby units and every 10 seconds.

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Select Split as your monitoring mode to view the images from both baby units at once.


Specifications are subject to change without notice.
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11/18. VM5262-2_QSG_V2.
Document order number: 96-012346-020-100

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