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My review of the Eight Sleep System!

One of the interesting crowdfunding projects I backed was called Luna. Now, if you search for Luna, you won’t find it anymore. The company, after their successful crowdfunding campaign changed its name to Eight as in Eight hours of sleep. One of the members of our partnership between my wife and I is a blanket hog. I won’t mention names, but I will mention that I often wake up without a blanket and cold. Well, I used to have that problem.  The initial solution to the problem was to have two quilts on the bed at night. At least that way I got a blanket. But my wife often gets cold. We’ve tried electric blankets (they last about one winter season and then, well never work again). We’ve tried some different solutions overall.

None of them worked. Until Eight! Eight is a mattress cover that lets you do two things. The first is to warm your bed in the winter automatically. You can, quickly set the time the bed is warmed at night. Ours turns on around 7:45 pm. The image shared with this post is my sleep report from last night. I prefer the number was 8 hours, but 7 hours isn’t horrible. A score of 88 is nearly where you want to be! This is the iPhone version of the application. There is also an Android version. The beautify of this is you can have two sides of the bed, and two temperatures. My wife prefers a heated bed around the temperature of a solar corona. I prefer warm but not hot.

Setup is easy, and the software helps. You simply put the cover on the bed and plug it in. You then connect to the dongle via wifi. Each of you can connect to the system and set the temperature for your side of the bed. You also receive a separate sleep report. As I said the image shared is of my sleep report. Now my wife runs her side of the bed hot and for a full eight hours every night. I heat the bed during the winter and only for about 5 hours. That lets me fall asleep in a warm bed, and then when I wake up, it’s cold, and I have to get out of bed right away! The quilted top of the Eight-bed cover is comfortable. They also sell a mattress called the Pod. It does look interesting but, we like our bed.

Overall I give Eight Sleep a 9 out of 10!

  • Do you track your sleep?

    • Yes
    • No
  • Are you afraid of another long poll question post?

    • Yes
    • No
  • Should we all try and beat Alex’s longest post title record?

    • Yes
    • No

What do you think?

8 points
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Written by DocAndersen

I am a long time blogger and technology poster.I focus on what is possible, but I also try to see what is coming. In recent years I have been focused on sharing the memories of my family, as part of my Family History Project.

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  1. Interesting articles and reviews, especially when imagining how we feel cold during sleep. I myself rarely experience it unless I am sick or stay at a tourist place that’s too cold.

    Track sleep? Not at all, considering that I have a different reality about sleeping all this time.

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