For four years, this guy has been using this Pneumatic bed alarm clock to wake up. Apparently “I’m a really heavy sleeper” is an understatement. It is computer controlled and runs from two seperate air sources. He entered it in a radio show contest and we’re guessing he won. You can see the test run at the radio station after the break. We really can understand the fun of building this. But actually using it for four years, without suffering any major injuries, is an accomplishment of it’s own.
50 thoughts on “Pneumatic Bed Alarm Clock”
I’m guessing this is the only way this guy gets his bed a rockin.
I’m sure this bed makes sex waaaaay more fun :o)
nice hack, but it seems more likely to induce a concussion…
God damn it, I wanted to say what peter did.
holy crap! god forbid something breaks and it catapults him into the wall. needless to say I am going to build one of these. might use linear actuators instead though, just raise the bed and drop it. or raise it on one side and roll me out.
haha, yea looks like the bad is doing him :D
You would think that he would just go get tested for a sleeping disorder……less neck pain that way
that’s fucking great.
i bet it wakes his neighbors up too
Should add strobe lights and a disaster siren.
it takes more than that to get me up in the mornin. i wake up to nice 7500 volt shocks to my stomach. my clock works for me and no danger of getting sanwiched between a bed and a hard place.
@brsnow: That may be true, but nearly as much fun to build and show off.
one neat sex toy! :D
Major brain damage going on there.
Aw I thought it was going to be a Wallace & Gromit style tilting bed…
Just move to California… no batteries required! :)
looks painful, but i guess if that’s the worst thing that happens all day, that would be ok.
when that bed’s a rockin…
That is awesome. I’d build it to bump me up a little bit less high, but otherwise, very cool and creative hack.
I Saw your mom riding the bed post
i wanted to say what peter said to damit—–lol jim
wow. The comments are more entertaining than the video!
he should add some sounds of people screaming earthquake lolol
i guess peter said it first :)
anyway this bed is an accident waiting to happen, but i love it.
The wiring doesn’t look like four years old.
try explaing to the local hospital how your bed anally violated you LMAO
Has your love life with your partner become just a distant memory? Are you just too tired to get it back on track?
Well do we have the solution for you! With our new “Pneumatic Bed Provider”, it can do all the work for you!
*insert imagination here*
Can somebody interview his girlfriend
wow, bringing nerd to a whole new level
the bed is the girlfriend
34 comments and nobody’s said, “Jane, get me off this crazy thing.”
This guy should add a button on his website to fire the “alarm clock” and webcam it simultaneously. I might even pay $1 to wake a geek up in the middle of the night. It could prove to be a reliable source of revenue.
That is truly excellent. It would be great to hook it up and disguise it on someone else’s bed.
This guy is a total babe magnet…
… “Hi mom!” … seriously?
heh. No wonder he doesn’t need a queen sized bed.
so has anyone made a sex joke about it yet?
OMG. LOL. ROFL-BROFL. /\/\y G0D! It’s an eMachine!
dear lord, i need something similar, i was going to use some wall transducers, but this is a little bit better
dude, could i get some instructions for your shock clock?
LMFAO!!!!! maybe they should call this the alarm “cock” :P
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Horrible radio station. That station is a special breed of suck. ( Toronto station that calls itself rock, but plays Eminem. )
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All he needs is neon lights under the bed.
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I’m 6’7″ and don’t really fit on small beds anyway (I sleep diagonally on a Queen sized bed), but this really has me wondering if in that 4 years you’ve ever smacked your head on the frame, been woken up while laying on your belly (fold you in half the wrong way — kinda painful?), had any other serious injuries, or even put holes in the drywall in front of the bed?
4-year old alarm clock and “Hi Mom” definitely have “engineering student” written all over them. Good work — no way I’d use it though. It would make an awesome prank for a guest bed!
This would be way cool if added to a futon to literally throw you out of bed. Imagine the glory that that would be.
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