World’s Loudest Alarm Clock (2024)

Having the loudest alarm clock could make all the difference to your morning routine. Most people consider getting up early a difficult task. It is not uncommon to fail to hear the alarm clock after an exhausting day. At Hearing Direct, you'll find a wide range of super loud alarm clocks that are perfect for the hard of hearing and hard to wake alike! Including the loudest one in production today.

What Is The World's Loudest Alarm Clock?

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Without a doubt, the ultimate winner in our loudest alarm clock category is the Sonic Alert sbb500ss Sonic Bomb. It boasts an excessive alarm that can be set up to reach 113dB if necessary. Nonetheless, this is not the only feature that will ensure the user is awake. A supercharged bed shaker that can be conveniently placed under the pillow and a bright, built-in, pulsating alert light will additionally boost the alarm's effect. Most of the other super loud alarm clocks usually provide an alarm sound between 80-100dB.

How loud is the World's Loudest Alarm clock?

TheSonic Alert sbb500ss Sonic Bombfeatures a turbo charged extra loud alarm of up to 113 dB. Just to put this amplification into perspective, here are a few sounds near this level.

  • A normal conversion between two people will not exceed 50 dB in most cases
  • Standing at a busy road junction will subject your hearing to 80 dB
  • Petrol powered lawnmower has a typical noise level of 90 dB
  • Jack hammer fully working at one meter away distance has a noise level of 100 db
  • Boeing 707 just before landing has a noise level of 106 dB
  • Aircraft taking off from an aircraft carrier at 50ft distance has a noise level of 130 dB

Most of the other super loud alarm clocks usually provide an alarm sound between 80-100dB.

Benefits Of The Loudest Alarm Clocks

Most alarm clocks can kick-start your day. They produce a loud abrupt sound that sends an “alarming” message to the brain, increases the adrenaline level, and makes us immediately alert. However, there are people such as heavy sleepers or those with hearing disabilities who tend to sleep through normal alarms. For those of us with these problems, an extremely loud alarm clock could be a valuable ally in the morning. Superloud alarm clocks are particularly useful for people with a hearing problem that have difficulty hearing standard alarm clocks. Many of our alarm clocks are also equipped with other helpful features such as a vibrating pad for use under a pillow, bright flashing lights, etc. thus catering for a full set of stimuli for waking up. Our blog post on the best alarm clock for deaf people has some extra guidance.

Loudest Alarm Clocks Available From Hearing Direct

At you will find a wide range of extra loud alarm clocks, both digital and analog, from leading manufacturers such as Geemarc, Amplicomms, and Sonic Alert, who produce one of the loudest alarm clocks as we mentioned above: theSonic Alert sbb500ss Sonic Bomb.

Sonic Alert SB1000SS Alarm Clockand Shaker

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The Sonic Alert SB1000SS alarm clock and shakeris an extra loud alarm clock that comes supplied with a vibrating bed device. The 113dB extra-loud alarm makes it one of the noisiest that we retail. The alarm clock has been designed with hearing impairments in mind and aims to awaken the deepest of sleepers. You can choose to wake up to the pulsating audio alarm with adjustable volume and tone levels; alternatively, you could opt for the flashing lights or the Super Shaker bed function.

Sonic Alert SB300SS Vibrating Alarm Clock

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The Sonic Alert SB300SS Extra Loud Vibrating Alarm Clock is a straightforward alarm clock – it does what it says on the label – and is a popular sale. Boasting a 113dB extra-loud alarm, it also comes with a ‘Super Shaker,’ which will vibrate at the same time as the alarm sounding. The display on the SB300ss is one of the biggest (1.8”), and this has a 5-level dimmer function too. The SB300ss is solid and reliable.

Sonic Alert SB200SS Vibrating Alarm Clock

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As with the other Sonic Alert models, the Sonic Alert SB200ss vibrating alarm clockfeatures an extra loud alarm of up to 113 dB. The ‘Super Shaker’ powerful vibrating disc is very handy. It allows others to continue to sleep while the vibrating shaker pad wakes you up. Sleep well with the confidence of knowing you'll wake up on time with the SB200ss. Depending on your specific hearing loss you may benefit from alarm clocks that do not produce sounds above 100dB but in the range of 80-90dB.

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Author: Gary Hill

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Gary comes from 16 years’ experience in the hearing aid industry in both manufacturing and retail. Before co-founding HearingDirect, Gary was Marketing Director for a leading global hearing aid brand; GN ReSound where he worked for the UK sales division and latterly in their global headquarters in Copenhagen. He was responsible for developing and launching major global hearing aid models, conducting extensive research into the needs of the hearing impaired community, and their performance demands of hearing aids and other devices.

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