10 Best Sound Machines
LectroFan High Fidelity
If you travel often, you’ll appreciate that the LectroFan High Fidelity is compact enough to take along on your trips and comes with adapters for U.K, European, Asian, and American outlets. In addition to 10 ambient noise variations, it also makes 10 fan sounds.
- Controls are easy to use in the dark
- Wide volume range
- Remembers previous settings
Cloud B Sound Soother
The Cloud B Sound Soother can help you create a bedtime routine that makes it easier for children to fall asleep when they’re in unfamiliar settings, such as on vacation. Its four playback options inspire the imagination while keeping your little one relaxed.
- Comes in a variety of animal designs
- Fits easily into most diaper bags
- Noise box is removable for washing
Despite having a real fan inside that provides you with non-looping white noise, the Snooz BD3342 doesn’t create a chilly draft blowing around the room. Plus, it has a sleek, circular design that looks nice on a bedside table.
- Adjustable tone and volume
- Capacitive touch surface
- Can also be controlled via an app
Marpac Yogasleep Dohm Classic
The Marpac Yogasleep Dohm Classic allows you to adjust the pitch by simply twisting the housing so you can adapt it to any environment, from a hotel room to a noisy new apartment. It comes in a variety of fun colors too, like camouflage and pink.
- Made in the usa
- Two operating speeds
- Very basic interface
Adaptive Sound Technologies Sound + Sleep
Customize your environment effortlessly with the Adaptive Sound Technologies Sound + Sleep . You can choose from 10 different audio profiles and not only adjust the volume, but also the richness of the tone, adding layers for a more immersive experience.
- Four timer settings
- Automatic volume adjustment
- Auxiliary jack for headphones
Adaptive Sound Technologies Lectrofan Micro2
Whether your nightstand is already running out of space or you need something to take when traveling, the Adaptive Sound Technologies Lectrofan Micro2 fits the bill. It is capable of making 11 kinds of non-looping noises, including some that replicate the ocean.
- Doubles as a bluetooth speaker
- Mic for speakerphone use
- Long-lasting rechargeable battery
Hatch Baby Rest
The Hatch Baby Rest can be controlled remotely via a smartphone app and is packed with features that make it ideal for children. You can customize the color and brightness of its illumination, as well as set it to turn on and off automatically at certain times.
- Also functions as an alarm clock
- Equipped with a toddler lock
- Works with ios and android devices
HoMedics Deep Sleep Mini
The HoMedics Deep Sleep Mini can help send you off to dreamland with three types of white noise or, if you tend to doze better during inclement weather, a background ambiance of rain or a thunderstorm. It comes in either blue or grey and has top-mounted controls.
- Three sleep therapy programs
- Meditation setting
- Rechargeable battery
Pure Enrichment Wave Baby Premium
In addition to white noise, the Pure Enrichment Wave Baby Premium features fan, ocean, rain, stream, and summer night tracks to give you a variety of natural and ambient backdrops to choose from. Its transitions are seamless, too.
- Small footprint
- Usb port for charging devices
- Loops are very short
Big Red Rooster Baby
Intended primarily for use in a child’s room, the Big Red Rooster Baby comes loaded with classic nursery rhymes, like “Rock-A-Bye Baby” and “Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star.” It also features heartbeat and ocean noises for when kids get older.
- Optional sleep timer
- Runs on either ac power or batteries
- Build quality isn't great