Even though the vast majority of people who purchase a home tanning bed from ETS are extremely satisfied,
the one comment we hear more than any other is "I wish I had bought a larger (tanning) bed."
ETS is committed to delighting our customers, and before you buy a home tanning bed, we want you
to feel good about your decision. By following these simple steps, you can be sure you are choosing the right size
tanning bed. Just click on the Size-A-Bed
button below to step through the steps involved in selecting home tanning beds.
Bigger is better
When choosing a tanning bed for your home, consider the size of the largest person who will be using it. Even if
someone doesn't normally tan, the convenience of having a home tanning bed might just persuade them to use it. It's
always better to have a larger tanning bed than you need than to wish you had bought the next larger size.
Proper tanning coverage
The standard tanning lamp is 71" long, from tip to tip. Subtract about an inch from each end and you have the "Effective
Tanning Bulb Length" (ETBL). This means a 6' home tanning bed is meant for someone 5' 8" or shorter. Larger tanning beds
offset the tanning bulbs over the face area to provide proper coverage over your entire body. The ETBL remains the same,
but by offsetting the lamps, a 7' tanning bed will comfortably accommodate a 6' 9" person.
Smaller people can tan in larger tanning beds, but taller people will not be comfortable in a smaller tanning bed.
Along with added length to accomodate taller people, the 7' home tanning beds have more room to add features. The
Sunvision® 28LE 2F tanning bed incorporates 2 "high-pressure" facial tanning units to shower your face with more
Right Size Wrong Size
Smaller people can tan in larger tanning beds, but taller people will not be comfortable in a smaller bed. (6' bed shown)
Offsetting lamps allows longer tanning surfaces for taller people
Some tanning beds offer a face tanner option