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Calming Heat Massaging Weighted Heating Pad by Sharper Image Weighted Electric Heating Pad with Massaging Vibrations 6 Settings 3 Heat 3 Massage 9 Relaxing Combinations 12 x 24 4 lbs

Last Updated: August 28, 2021 (Refresh Now)
5.6
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Review Analysis - 925 recent, verified reviews

Detailed Mode
Body
 253
massage, weight, weighted, lay, relief
+51%
-49%
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" ...  The weights are great it really works to keep pad from sliding off.  ...  "
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" ...  I have metastatic breast cancer and have it in my spine and other bones and this feels so good.  ...  "
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" ...  I enjoy using this at the end of the day to relieve muscle tightness in my ACL and hip.  ...  "
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" ...  my roommate got it and fell in love with it immediately.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought this as a gift for a friend and he found it very helpful to use after applying muscle cream for pain.  ...  "
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" ...  But it is very comfortable. ... The weight is great.  ...  "
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" ...  The massage features hit the painful areas just right.  ...  "
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" ...  The weight of it is really good.  ...  "
Reliability
 214
working, massage, quit working, heating, stopped
+5%
-95%
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" ...  Stoped working after 4 nights  ...  "
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" ...  Only lasted a month.  ...  "
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" ...  I purchased this pad back in October and had not really used it until the past few weeks-having to use it daily.  ...  "
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" ...  The massagers quit working after the first use.  ...  "
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" ...  This one worked for a couple weeks and then just stopped working again.  ...  "
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" ...  Absolutely nothing worked .  ...  "
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" ...  My heating pad stopped working 1 week after return window closed.  ...  "
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" ...  The first I couldn’t even get a refund because it worked for a months d then stopped and they have HORRIBLE customer service.  ...  "
Body / Comfort
 187
massage, weighted, lay, relief, muscles
+53%
-47%
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" ...  Nice size and quality product Like the massage feature We r using for back and shoulder pain  ...  "
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" ...  I originally bought this for my boyfriend because he has a lot of aches and pains over most of his body but I also use it when I have menstrual cramps.  ...  "
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" ...  Love the weight and massage feature.  ...  "
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" ...  The weight feels good while I am using it as well.  ...  "
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" ...  The belt was a tremendous help  ...  "
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" ...  The massage features hit the painful areas just right.  ...  "
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" ...  The calming heat weighted blanket massange relieve menstrual cramps.  ...  "
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" ...  Helps pain relief is really soft and delivers excellent warmth!  ...  "
Heating
 150
pad, heat, massage, hot, warm
+39%
-61%
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" ...  Did not heat at all  ...  "
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" ...  Doesn’t heat up at all!  ...  "
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" ...  This makes it impossible to lay on top of this heating pad.  ...  "
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" ...  It does not get hot enough and it does not massage.  ...  "
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" ...  This product lasted 3 days and quit heating or massaging .  ...  "
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" ...  It no longer heats up which defeats the purpose of a heating 0ad.  ...  "
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" ...  Heat pad died at 4 months.  ...  "
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" ...  Won't light up, heat up or vibrate.  ...  "
Marketplace
 143
returned, amazon, return window, refund, sent
+16%
-84%
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" ...  I want a replacement or refund.  ...  "
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" ...  I submitted a request for return, but instead chose to re-order in the hopes that the 2nd product would be better. ... I returned both products  ...  "
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" ...  I returned it.  ...  "
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" ...  Of course this happened right outside of the return window.  ...  "
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" ...  Cannot be returned because it is now 3 weeks past the return time frame. ... I am NOT happy with the product and not happy with Amazon's return policy. ... An item that fails within 60 days should be returnable.  ...  "
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" ...  And of course it is past the date I can return or exchange through Amazon  ...  "
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" ...  Just after return window was closed.  ...  "
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" ...  This was not mentioned in the information that I read before ordering. ... I do not have any idea how to return this, but sure wish that I could.  ...  "
Marketplace / Returns
 103
returned, return window, refund, sent, returning
+4%
-96%
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" ...  Too late now to return a waste of money.  ...  "
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" ...  Worked for a month only, unable to reach seller to get refund. ... Stopped working after a few days after return date.  ...  "
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" ...  Need to return or replace  ...  "
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" ...  Sending two of the three back.  ...  "
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" ...  tried to contact company to no avail .  ...  "
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" ...  Used for 6 weeks, just pass the return date.  ...  "
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" ...  I do not have any idea how to return this, but sure wish that I could.  ...  "
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" ...  9 days after the closing date to return it and 6 weeks after I bought.  ...  "
Price
 65
money, waste of money, worth, worth the money, worth the price
+18%
-82%
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" ...  not worth buying  ...  "
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" ...  Don’t waste your money on this product.  ...  "
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" ...  Don’t waste your money on this product!  ...  "
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" ...  Dont waste your money.  ...  "
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" ...  Overall, I'm underwhelmed - especially for the price.  ...  "
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" ...  This product is just not worth the money.  ...  "
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" ...  Extremely sad at the quality for the price I paid.  ...  "
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" ...  Definitely NOT worth buying the bigger one!  ...  "
Usage
 53
christmas, bought, sister, difficult, instructions
+66%
-34%
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" ...  Entirely gift giftable!  ...  "
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" ...  It was easy to pick out this gift and it arrived quickly in appropriate packaging.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought this for myself as a Christmas gift.  ...  "
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" ...  Purchased this for my son-in-law and he loves the weight of it.  ...  "
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" ...  My family bought one before and recommended I get one.  ...  "
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" ...  Would make a wonderful gift.  ...  "
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" ...  When you follow the instructions, I’m sure it will last a long time.  ...  "
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" ...  I had to purchase another one for my autistic son.  ...  "
Body / Size
 50
size, heavy, love the size, bulky, weighted
+70%
-30%
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" ...  I liked the weight.  ...  "
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" ...  Size as stated.  ...  "
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" ...  Loved the weight and the size was just right.  ...  "
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" ...  Weight is wonderful.  ...  "
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" ...  The thing I liked was the weight of the product.  ...  "
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" ...  The weight is great.  ...  "
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" ...  The weight of it is absolutely perfect.  ...  "
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" ...  This has enough weight to stay in place and is long enough to cover her entire back.  ...  "
Body / Build Quality
 50
soft, weighted, hard plastic, vibration, massaging
+30%
-70%
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" ...  The “massage” was 2 vibrating hard pieces.  ...  "
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" ...  Unfortunately, The vibration massage broke within a months time.  ...  "
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" ...  Plus the massaging rollers are a really hard plastic which is personally not for me.  ...  "
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" ...  It doesn't get very hot, and there are these large round devices inside, which I'm guessing are the "massaging" parts.  ...  "
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" ...  the first one broke and they sent out a new one.  ...  "
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" ...  Broke right away!  ...  "
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" ...  * Mechanism inside portrude out so you can't lay on it  ...  "
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" ...  This product is very heavy and hard to position correctly.  ...  "
Sound
 46
vibration, noisy, massage, noise, warm
+11%
-89%
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" ...  The vibration part is very loud.  ...  "
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" ...  The "massage" feature is useless because it doesn't vibrate the way a normal massage feature works and it's loud! ... It makes this awful noise!  ...  "
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" ...  I dislike the massage feature because it is very loud when massage is on.  ...  "
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" ...  The thing I hate most about this item is how loud it is!  ...  "
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" ...  Turning the speed up just makes the thing louder, not more intense.  ...  "
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" ...  Uncomfortable and loud.  ...  "
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" ...  The massage is nice, but noisy.  ...  "
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" ...  Disliked: too heavy, massage control noisy,  ...  "
Marketplace / Marketplace
 38
seller, advertised, item, thank, smaller
+42%
-58%
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" ...  This was not mentioned in the information that I read before ordering.  ...  "
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" ...  Did this come with a 90 day expiration?  ...  "
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" ...  Ordered this product twice.  ...  "
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" ...  by the time I pay shipping to send it and prepaid back to me I could pay for a new one.  ...  "
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" ...  Don’t buy from Amazon.  ...  "
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" ...  Do not buy from this seller.  ...  "
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" ...  They said to contact Amazon. ... I have not been able to get any help from Amazon either. ... I would not purchase this through this seller or even Amazon, if I had to do it over.  ...  "
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" ...  And what was in the box was way smaller than advertised.  ...  "
Body / Weight
 31
heavy, vibration, softness, love the weight, awkward
+81%
-19%
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" ...  Loved the weight and the size was just right.  ...  "
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" ...  The thing I liked was the weight of the product.  ...  "
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" ...  The weight feels good while I am using it as well.  ...  "
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" ...  Nice weight, good vibration but does not seem to get very warm.  ...  "
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" ...  Just enough weight for warm pressure.  ...  "
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" ...  The weight and all of the functions of the pad.  ...  "
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" ...  I liked the weight.  ...  "
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" ...  The ceramic plates and the weight make it perfect.  ...  "
Usage / As Gift
 30
christmas, bought, sister, father, 2020
+70%
-30%
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" ...  For the first time, I used a gift card plus AMEX points together for this purchase.  ...  "
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" ...  Next Christmas he’s buying me jewelry!  ...  "
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" ...  This was a gift to my son.  ...  "
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" ...  It was easy to pick out this gift and it arrived quickly in appropriate packaging.  ...  "
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" ...  Bought this as a gift for my brother who has Scoliosis and works on his feet for 8 hours a day.  ...  "
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" ...  This product was purchased as a Christmas gift for my sister and my sister absolutely loves it so much that I am going to order another one for myself.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought this for myself as a Christmas gift.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought this for my husband as a Christmas present and he really likes it.  ...  "
Sound / Sound Quality
 28
noisy, loud, massage, noise, heat
+14%
-86%
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" ...  Again, as others have said, the vibration/ massage is loud, although not too bothersome, but I would prefer it to be quieter.  ...  "
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" ...  The only thing that was a bit annoying what the noise it made while the massage mode was on.  ...  "
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" ...  Too noisy and not effective  ...  "
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" ...  She called today to tell me it isn't working, and it makes some kind of a noise.  ...  "
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" ...  The vibration device is also pretty loud, so that cancels out any calming effect.  ...  "
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" ...  Lukewarm heat, vibration cause by 2 hard , noisy lumps inside.  ...  "
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" ...  This was made out of quality material very disappointed when we turned it on the vibration sound was loud not a massager like it made you believe it was as advertised!  ...  "
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" ...  It makes this awful noise!  ...  "
Sound / Volume
 27
vibration, massage, warm, massaging, massage feature
+4%
-96%
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" ...  The thing I hate most about this item is how loud it is!  ...  "
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" ...  Ill dedigned and loud.  ...  "
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" ...  When it worked, it was loud.  ...  "
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" ...  The vibration device is also pretty loud, so that cancels out any calming effect.  ...  "
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" ...  The "massage" feature is useless because it doesn't vibrate the way a normal massage feature works and it's loud!  ...  "
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" ...  Only problem I am experiencing is that when you turn it on - it’s very loud. ... Is it supposed to be loud?  ...  "
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" ...  I dislike the massage feature because it is very loud when massage is on.  ...  "
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" ...  The vibration part is very loud.  ...  "
Features
 24
feature, heat, vibration, weighted, automatic
+71%
-29%
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" ...  If you like light vibration massage, go for it.  ...  "
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" ...  The massage has automatic timer but heat does not.  ...  "
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" ...  Possibly vibrator function?  ...  "
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" ...  It has a massage feature along with the heating feature both on the same control handle.  ...  "
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" ...  the massage is a great feature with the heat.  ...  "
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" ...  Liked all features  ...  "
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" ...  The heating feature is nice, but it could get a little hotter.  ...  "
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" ...  I love that I have the heat, massage mode and the weight all in one tool.  ...  "
Body / Fit
 17
massage, place, lay, weighted, vibration
+41%
-59%
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" ...  This product is very heavy and hard to position correctly.  ...  "
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" ...  The clay beads are constantly falling out of pad onto the furniture. ... I can't seem locate the exact spot where beads are falling out.  ...  "
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" ...  My arms have some disabilty & it's hard to get position.  ...  "
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" ...  The problem is that it won’t stay on. ... The problem was it kept shutting off so I sent it back and got a replacement.  ...  "
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" ...  The massaging mechanism makes is unable to lay on so product must draped on you.  ...  "
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" ...  They only cover a couple inches each and are locked it place, in the pad so, you have to adjust the entire pad to get the vibration in the right spot.  ...  "
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" ...  It git extremely loud snd a magnet seemed loose .  ...  "
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" ...  The “massage” was 2 vibrating hard pieces. ... I couldn’t use it on my back in a chair because the hard massage pieces hurt when you lean against them.  ...  "
Marketplace / Delivery
 15
ordered, working, feb, delivery, arrived
+33%
-67%
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" ...  Has not been working since delivery??  ...  "
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" ...  Delivery on Feb 4th or so and the unit stopped workin yesterday 3/12/21.  ...  "
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" ...  Ordered on Jan 7th, 2021.  ...  "
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" ...  The full massage part may not be working on the unit that I received.  ...  "
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" ...  I ordered it feb 17 arrived a couple days later and it burned out a week ago, just a day shy of a month and return window .  ...  "
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" ...  I received this yesterday it was NOT worth the $$$$.  ...  "
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" ...  received Dec 25th loved it and on Feb 2nd the massager is not working.  ...  "
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" ...  returned same day received.  ...  "
Marketplace / Product As Described
 10
smaller, picture, box, way, shows
+70%
-30%
comment
" ...  It operates just as described.  ...  "
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" ...  It is well made and does exactly as advertised if not better.  ...  "
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" ...  Works as advertised  ...  "
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" ...  Exactly as advertised  ...  "
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" ...  functions as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  It was everything I expected and advertised  ...  "
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" ...  It seems smaller than the picture shows but is correct size as on box.  ...  "
Sleep
 9
pain, puts, massage, back, night
+89%
-11%
comment
" ...  Used the massage and heat on my Hernia on my stomach for pain was sleep before I new it.  ...  "
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" ...  Puts me to sleep every night. ... Actually stays in place on my feet and lower legs even while I squirm around getting into the perfect sleep position.  ...  "
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" ...  We love it, puts us to sleep!  ...  "
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" ...  Auto cutoff lets you use without worrying about going to sleep.  ...  "
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" ...  Help me to sleep  ...  "
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" ...  Really helped his back to relax so he could get some real sleep.  ...  "
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" ...  This thing works when you're in alot of pain and helps you get sleep works great  ...  "
Picture
 9
image, would, quality, brand, thought
+67%
-33%
comment
" ...  Sharper image is supposed to be a great brand.  ...  "
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" ...  I would've expected much higher quality from Sharper Image.  ...  "
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" ...  Chose Sharper Image brand because it has a good reputation for products, but not for this one in my opinion .   ...  "
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" ...  I was confident this was exactly what I needed after all Sharper Image  ...  "
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" ...  I thought sharper image would be high quality stuff.  ...  "
Body / Design
 9
works, soft, love, weighted, weight
+67%
-33%
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" ...  I Love the warmth and the massage of it, and the weight on my back feels very good.  ...  "
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" ...  Other than that I love this feels great!  ...  "
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" ...  It’s very soft, very nice  ...  "
Marketplace / Defective Delivery
 8
item, replacement, received, product, one
-100%
comment
" ...  Have to send back a defective product.  ...  "
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" ...  The item was not misused or damaged until it stopped working.  ...  "
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" ...  With the 2 that I received yesterday, neither one of them had covers.  ...  "
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" ...  Thought the first one was defective so ordered replacement.  ...  "
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" ...  I just looked it up and found out that I’m two days past the last day to return this defective item (last day was January 31st . ... never expected that it simply would be defective!  ...  "
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" ...  did I just receive a defective product??  ...  "
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" ...  I received a replacement because it was obviously defective.  ...  "
Connectivity
 7
different, tried, sure, plugs, plugged
+14%
-86%
comment
" ...  I purchased this for back and spinal pain, to use when I am watching TV, or working full time at my computer.  ...  "
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" ...  Checked it with several working plugs to make sure it wasn't our electrical outlets.  ...  "
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" ...  Plugged in differed plugs does not turn on.  ...  "
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" ...  I've tried different outlets, tried turning on & off with NO luck!  ...  "
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" ...  The device wouldn't stay on.  ...  "
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" ...  It says to unplug for three minutes then plug back in.  ...  "
Usage / For Kids
 5
another one, son, purchased
+100%
comment
" ...  Purchased this for my son-in-law and he loves the weight of it.  ...  "
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" ...  I love this so much I purchased another one for my daughter.  ...  "
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" ...  Bought another one for my daughter too  ...  "
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" ...  My daughter loved it!  ...  "
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" ...  I had to purchase another one for my autistic son.  ...  "
Usage / Ease
 5
hard, back, reach, enough, control
+40%
-60%
comment
" ...  The pad was very hard in the spots with the massagers.  ...  "
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" ...  That makes it difficult to get the spot you are aiming for to be massaged.  ...  "
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" ...  It's difficult to put on your back and control is hard to reach.  ...  "
Connectivity / Ports
 5
different, tried, sure, plugs, plugged
+20%
-80%
comment
" ...  Checked it with several working plugs to make sure it wasn't our electrical outlets.  ...  "
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" ...  Plugged in differed plugs does not turn on.  ...  "
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" ...  I've tried different outlets, tried turning on & off with NO luck!  ...  "
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" ...  It says to unplug for three minutes then plug back in.  ...  "
Color
 5
image, quality, would, thought, products
+60%
-40%
comment
" ...  I would've expected much higher quality from Sharper Image.  ...  "
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" ...  Chose Sharper Image brand because it has a good reputation for products, but not for this one in my opinion .   ...  "
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" ...  I thought sharper image would be high quality stuff.  ...  "
Usage / Setup
 4
directions, unplugged, minutes, followed, follow
+25%
-75%
comment
" ...  I received it in the mail and followed the instructions on utilization.  ...  "
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" ...  Unplugged it Waited even longer than the 3 minutes prescribed in the troubleshooting directions .  ...  "
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" ...  I followed the instructions to reset it, but it never turned back on!  ...  "
Usage / Controls
 4
reach, control, back, settings, hard
-100%
comment
" ...  I keep having to turn on the power button every 15 to 20 mins.  ...  "
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" ...  It was extrememly difficult for me to reach control unit.  ...  "
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" ...  It's difficult to put on your back and control is hard to reach.  ...  "
Usage / Capacity
 4
one, large, area, plugged, floor
+100%
comment
" ...  I am part of a very active family.  ...  "
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" ...  My family bought one before and recommended I get one.  ...  "
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" ...  Will now have three family members using them, we love them.  ...  "
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" ...  She spoke so highly of it that we’ve ordered another one for our house now, too.  ...  "
Performance
 4
really, performance
+100%
comment
" ...  Great job Allstars.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Is weighted to give best performance.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It really speeds up the heating time on the pad.  ...  "
Cooling
 4
temperature, setting, minutes, luke, high
+25%
-75%
comment
" ...  But the massage times out only after 15 minutes.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Even after waiting the instructed 2 minutes (and 5, and 10 and 20 minutes).  ...  "
comment
" ...  The high heat temperature is just mildly warm.  ...  "
Calling
 4
call, vibration, really, massager, loud
-100%
comment
" ...  Hmm well if you call a gentle vibration, really more like a buzzing than anything else, a massage, you might like this!  ...  "
comment
" ...  I wouldn't call this a massager.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It does warm up nicely, the vibration is ok I wouldn't call it massaging.  ...  "
Cable
 4
wires, like, use, long, also
+50%
-50%
comment
" ...  The stuffing is not just wires it also clay pellets.  ...  "
Battery
 4
pad, life, get, charge
+50%
-50%
comment
" ...  The battery packs in the pad do not allow this to be layed on.  ...  "
Programs
 3
timer, like, noisy, massage
+67%
-33%
comment
" ...  And I like how it automatically switches off with the timer  ...  "
comment
" ...  The timer is convenient but would like it to have longer time options.  ...  "
Power
 3
tried
-100%
comment
" ...  Does not even power up.  ...  "
comment
" ...  We tried a different outlet - then tried a power strip so we knew it was getting power.  ...  "
Marketplace / Exchange
 3
want
+33%
-67%
comment
" ...  I want my money back or a defective exchange.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I wish I could exchange it .  ...  "

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Specifications

Body
Size:  108 meters
108 meters
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