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HOMEDICS SOUND SPA 6 SOUNDS AUTO OFF MAP 19.99
Turn any room in your house into a relaxation spa with the sound machine. Bring clarity of mind throuth the 6 nature sounds, ocean, summer night, rain, rain forest, waterfall and heartbeat--which is great for a baby's room. Great for travel using batteries or take along the home adaptor.
6 Nature sounds, ocean, summer night, rain, rain forest, waterfall and heart beat.
15, 30 and 60 minute auto off timer
Battery or adaptor operated (adaptor included)
Natural sleep aid
Great for the baby's room
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228 of 233 found the following review helpful:
Relaxation soundsMar 19, 2007
By K. Ray
Not a bad little machine. The sound loop for the 6 sounds is pretty good, if you listen (actually listen) to the loop, you can find where it starts repeating. The only thing I didn't like about this machine is that the lights for the on/off and timer are a bit bright! I solve this by putting a small towel over the area. Also, you have to remember to shut it off, or the batteries will wear out quickly! (I'm in Europe and can't use the AC plug.) Other than this, I would recommend it for people who want to either block out surrounding sounds (from outside mostly) or don't like to fall asleep with total quiet.
186 of 190 found the following review helpful:
A fine little machineMay 12, 2007
By Daniel R. Paner
"That's an awful big mustache..."
A fine little machine. Does what it says it should do and does it well. There are a variety of quality sounds all relaxing. The heartbeat sound is a bit creepy, but for some that may be ok. The sounds of the ocean are our favorite, though you do hear seagulls in the background. The sound quality is excellent and fills a room nicely. The addition of the timer or unlimited play is helpful. A good little machine.
- Quality sound, both in volume and content
- Timer feature or unlimited play
- Small form factor
- Sounds are repetitive (though not distractingly so)
- The heartbeat is a bit creepy, perhaps for some
98 of 102 found the following review helpful:
Great idea, not great qualityJan 03, 2007
By Tessa Williams Simpson
I love the idea behind this, it is a basic white nosie maker to drown out noise for our daughter to sleep, even camping since it runs on a couple of batteries! But after only a month....it started shorting out...we can still coerce it to work..but I know we eventually won;t be able to. Bummer!
48 of 49 found the following review helpful:
White Noise for BabySep 07, 2008
Our family has really benefitted from this white noise machine. We love it because it helps our baby son sleep soundly in our house and it makes a new environment feel familiar to him since we take it with us wherever we go for overnight trips. During nap time, it drowns out the dog's barking and he sleeps right through ringing phones, conversation noise and traffic noise too. When I'm in need of an emergency nap, I use it myself to help shush away thoughts and songs stuck in my head...or just noise around the house that might distract me from getting a few zzzzz-s. I've bought this item for a few "new mama" friends and they love it too. It's better than other brands because the volume goes pretty high, which is necessary for an infant who actually prefers a noisy sleeping environment. We had one before this one, and it was way too gentle and quiet. As soon as we switched to the Homedics brand, our baby's sleeping changed for the better! The only thing that could be improved about this product is that the cord is pretty sensitive and if it's not firmly connected to the wall or the unit, it will sometimes cut off with no warning.
37 of 38 found the following review helpful:
Volume knobs are faultyFeb 19, 2008
By M. Flocco
When we received our first item, the volume knob was "crackly" and you had to jiggle it to get it to work. We sent it back to Amazon and received a replacement. The replacement worked fine for about 6 months, and started to have the same problem. This problem doesn't kill the machine, you can use Radio Shack's Tuner Lubricant to spray the contacts and get it to work again. The quality of the potentiometer is quite low, however, and if you don't want to have to do maintenance, I'd suggest looking around for another machine.
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