Marpac 580 SleepMate Review, White Noise Sound

We’ve bought the  Marpac 580 SleepMate white noise sound conditioner for review.  We then ran it for a few months in the bedroom, without ill effects.  Excellent, EXCELLENT sleep aid ! The Marpac 580A SleepMate sound conditioner offers the best white noise sound of the devices tested. It has similar white noise sound  to the dual-speed SleepMate 980A, reviewed … Continue reading Marpac 580 SleepMate Review, White Noise Sound





Best Ear Plugs for Sleeping, Mighty Plugs Ear Plugs!

For the most quiet and restful sleep in noisy environments, we strongly recommend the best ear plugs for sleeping.  Those are the Mighty Plugs beeswax ear plugs from Beneficial products.  We’ve found these ear plugs the most effective aid, dollar for dollar, drastically cut conversation and sleeping sounds from the other campers in the cabin.  We’ve tried many … Continue reading Best Ear Plugs for Sleeping, Mighty Plugs Ear Plugs!





Best Earplugs for Side Sleepers – BPI Wax Ear Plugs

For the most quiet and restful sleep in noisy environments, especially if you sleep on your side, we strongly suggest the best earplugs for side sleepers. Those are the Mighty Plugs beeswax ear plugs from Beneficial products. We’ve found these plugs the most effective aid, dollar for dollar, drastically cut conversation and sleeping sounds from … Continue reading Best Earplugs for Side Sleepers – BPI Wax Ear Plugs





Marpac Dohm Serious Sleep SS Review

We’ve owned a few copies of the Marpac Dohm Serious Sleep SS Sound Conditioner for several years, and have run them most every night in bedrooms and guest rooms without noticeable harm or any unpleasant side effects whatsoever; either to ourselves, or to the machines. They work well at the office too, to reduce the impact of unexpected noises often heard in close quartered cubicles.  People … Continue reading Marpac Dohm Serious Sleep SS Review





How to Set Sleep Timer on Amazon Alexa Echo 2 Speaker

The generation 2 Amazon Alexa Echo smart speakers now provides a sleep timer that you set and stop with your voice!  You use it by asking Alexa to play an internet radio station, podcast, flash briefing, or some other streaming service. Then, once the media is playing, you ask her play for just the time … Continue reading How to Set Sleep Timer on Amazon Alexa Echo 2 Speaker





How to Set Sleep Timer on Amazon Alexa Echo Dot

The smaller Amazon Alexa Echo Dot Generation 2 smart speakers now provide a useful sleep timer function that you can command with your voice! Ask Alexa to play an internet radio station, podcast, flash briefing, or other streaming service. Then, once the broadcast is playing, ask her play for only as long as you wish, … Continue reading How to Set Sleep Timer on Amazon Alexa Echo Dot





How to Set Sleep Timer on Google Home Mini Speaker

All Google Home speakers now feature a sleep timer function that you can set and cancel with voice requests! Sometimes they refer to this timer as a sleep timer, music timer, radio timer, or podcast timer.  But no matter what you call it, it works the same for all these media sources.  In this post, … Continue reading How to Set Sleep Timer on Google Home Mini Speaker





How to Set Sleep Timer on Original Google Home Speaker

The original Google Home smart speaker now features a sleep timer function that you can set and cancel with voice commands! In this piece, we show how to set that sleep timer on the original Google Home smart speaker, using voice commands. You first start your speaker playing content from an internet radio station, podcast, … Continue reading How to Set Sleep Timer on Original Google Home Speaker





How to Set Sleep Timer on Amazon Alexa Echo Gen 1

The original (first) Amazon Alexa Generation One Echo smart speakers now provide a sleep timer function that you can set and cancel with your voice! Here, we show using voice commands, how to set sleep timer on the Amazon Alexa Echo Gen 1 smart speaker. The Alexa sleep timer works by asking Alexa to play … Continue reading How to Set Sleep Timer on Amazon Alexa Echo Gen 1





Marpac Dohm SleepMate 980A Review

We’ve owned several copies of the  Marpac Dohm SleepMate 980A Sound Conditioner  for roughly half a decade. We ran them close to every night in bedrooms and guest rooms.  We saw no harm either to our ears, or to these sound conditioners. Indeed, we’ve found them highly effective. They cancel or cover up distracting noises such as… TVs playing nearby. … Continue reading Marpac Dohm SleepMate 980A Review