Intex Raised Downy Airbed with Built-in Electric Pump, Queen, Bed Height 22"
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The Raised Downy Airbed is engineered with dual chamber construction: the lower chamber functions as the box spring form on a traditional bed, providing extra firmness and support while the upper chamber functions as a mattress. It provides the convenience of a portable airbed with the comfort of sleeping on a raised platform. Plush, waterproof flocking covers the mattress top for a luxurious feel to provide a cozy night's sleep. The Raised Downey is equipped with a quality-tested, 20.8-gauge waterproof flocked top, along with 15-gauge vinyl beams and 16-gauge sides and bottom. The resulting surface is comfortable and secure, whether you're sleeping at the in-laws' overcrowded house or setting up a guest bed in the basement.
In addition, the Pillow Rest is remarkably easy to inflate thanks to the built-in, high-powered electric pump; quickly and easily inflate both chambers with the touch of a switch. Then adjust to any level of firmness for the ultimate in comfort. The airbed inflates in about 4 and 3/4 minutes and deflates completely for travel and storage. No more fussing with tiring hand or foot pumps or rummaging through the garage for your detached electric pump. And should the mattress feel a little too soft or firm, you can customize the comfort level with the touch of a button. An indentation on the side helps grip fitted sheets so you can feel comfortable in the bedspread you already have.
Regarding Inflation: Measurements will vary based on the manner in which it is inflated and packaging disclaims “approximate size”. Airbeds are measured from the widest point including the beams (bulges) on the side and off the tallest point from the floor including built-in pillows if applicable. Location, temperature, and humidity will affect the airbed’s firmness. Airbeds will need to be occasionally re-inflated (topped off) to maintain desired firmness when used for more than a few days as vinyl tends to relax over time
- Amazon Sales Rank: #31 in Sports & Outdoors
- Size: Queen
- Color: Heather Grey
- Brand: Intex
- UPC: 843009057220
- Model: 66717E
- Number of items: 1
- Dimensions: 7.50" h x 14.50" w x 18.00" l, 22.00 pounds
- Location, temperature, and humidity will affect the firmness of the airbed. Airbeds will need to be occasionally re-inflated (topped off) to maintain desired firmness when used for more than a few days as vinyl tends to relax over time.
- Measurements will vary based on inflation. Airbeds are measured from the widest point including the beams (bulges) on the side and off the tallest point from the floor including built-in pillows if applicable.
- Air mattress material may stretch depending on the number of persons using the mattress, duration of use, changes in temperature and other factors. Temperature is an important factor in the firmness of the mattress, and noticeable temperature changes may temporarily stretch the material. It may appear that the mattress looks slightly deflated, but this behavior is normal and is not a defect. Especially when used over a period of several days, air mattresses almost always require additional air to be added each day. Do not over-inflate the mattress in anticipation of this, which often results in burst seams or unnatural bulges in the shape. When using the air mattress in tents or outdoors, check the ground for sharp objects that may tear holes in it. While indoors, keep away from heaters and fireplaces to avoid melting or rapid stretching of the material.
- Lower chamber functions as box spring to provide firmness and support; easily inflates and deflates with high-powered, built-in electric pump
- Waterproof flocked top. Raised queen-sized inflatable airbed with dual chamber construction.You may direct them to contact Intex Customer Service at 800-234-6839 for troubleshooting.
Designed for comfort and reliability, this Intex Raised Downy Queen Airbed offers the convenience of a portable airbed with the comfort of sleeping on a raised platform. Plush, waterproof flocking covers the mattress top, and an indentation on the side helps grip fitted sheets. The bed easily inflates and deflates with a high-powered built-in electric pump. It features a dual chamber construction, with the lower chamber functioning as a box spring to provide added firmness and support. It has a 20.8 gauge (.053mm) waterproof flocked top with 15 gauge (0.38mm) vinyl beams and 16 gauge (0.41mm) sides and bottom.
This Queen-sized bed measures 60 by 80 inches (measured from bulge to bulge) and rises to 22 inches from the floor. It deflates completely for storage and it includes a duffel bag with shoulder strap. It has a 600 pound weight capacity.
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1118 of 1161 people found the following review helpful.
Deluxe comfort, versatile, durable, reliable!
By Amazon Customer
As a Vacation Rental owner I need additional beds to accommodate large groups. Having a leaky air mattress deflate on a guest would be a nightmare for me. Having all ages of guests it is important that the mattresses be double high or 22" or about. Who wants to be inches off the floor? My requirements are; comfort, durability, ease of inflating and deflating, ease for user to control firmness and support, and storage. I have tried all of the air mattresses on the market, from inexpensive to high dollar, with and without built in pumps, low to high profiles. Before double high mattresses where on the market I would stack two mattresses on top of each other, well it was comfortable it had a tendency to walk off each other. Mattresses without built-in pumps would somehow need the adaptor that wasn't put back in my pump bag. If the pump was exposed my over zealous tenants would inevitably take it off to deflate the mattress and parts would often get lost or broken. I have enough different brands of mattresses that I can stack to the ceiling.
When I discovered Intex air mattresses my fears were put to rest. They have proven to be the most comfortable, inexpensive solution that outlasts the competition in durability and reliability. I have 10 twins and 2 Queens and every one of them is leak free and they are about 2 years old and I feel they are still reliable. They hold up to the ware and tare of extended use and various users. The pumps are encased so they can't be taken out or leak air, many external pumps I found would be the source for slow air leaks. I can inflate/deflate, and fold them easily to go back in their supplied tote bag. Many of my guests have been so impressed with their comfort, comparing them to a sleep number mattress; they have asked were they could buy one. The twins are large enough to accommodate tall and heavy guests, much to their surprise. I have one twin that has been inflated for over a year, with an occasional inflation maybe once a month. Our two labs and cat have claimed it for their own personal use, and guess what it has held up remarkably. We have taken it camping, all you need is a converter gadget that will allow you to plug into a 12v and you can use your car lighter to inflate it.
I highly recommend Intex air mattresses, for durability, versatility, reliability and most important they are inexpensive compared to other brands on the market.
248 of 255 people found the following review helpful.
Now a beach ball
By Amazon Customer
Great idea but poor quality. The chambers continue to break; the bed is now a giant beach ball after 9 months.
90 of 92 people found the following review helpful.
Do not buy this air mattress - shoddy construction.
One of the lengthwise seams came unglued on this bed rendering absolutely useless after owning it about 2 months. Amazon does not cover this product after 30 days, and Intex offers absolutely NO warranty on their air mattresses. This is because they know they have poor product construction. Yes, this bed was incredibly comfortable (delaying my bed purchasing for 2 months!) but that Intex doesn't even offer a limited warranty against manufacturing defects speaks to how reliable they feel their products are.
I'm not the only person that has had this issue - I wish I had clicked on other pictures before I bought this bed. For what it's worth I had no other issues with the bed...it was comfortable and held air very well. In the 2 months that my girlfriend and I slept on the air mattress we filled it up probably 4 times total. It was more comfortable than the aerobed that I slept on, and I really wish it would have lasted us longer or that Intex would have replaced it. I think it's a really poor customer service model to set - instead of having a negative experience I would have come back to Amazon and written how well Intex took care of me and replaced my bed without question. Instead, they get a 1-star review and a long-winded review about how horrible the customer service is with this company.
In the long run it's a few dollars saved at the cost of a horribly negative review. If there are any other companies looking at this review the take-home lesson is that if you take care of your customers you develop a loyal base that will always speak well of your products. Now, when one of my friends asks me about air beds I will have only one response "not Intex," rather than championing the company.
I hope this gets read - I very rarely leave negative reviews, but I feel like this is something that needs to be addressed.