Becky Stern and Ian Charnas Make an “Unlimited” Soda Water Rig

In this video on Becky Stern’s YouTube channel, she and Ian Charnas hook a 50 lb. industrial CO2 bottle (which actually weights 160 lbs.) up to a SodaStream machine to create a system for providing unlimited soda water.

OK, they actually calculate it to 26 years of CO2 (at one glass per day), but that’s decades of fizzy water. Becky calculates her soda water consumption to be about 7 years per 50 lb. bottle.

Just to be on safe side (and because DigiKey sponsored the video), they created an internet-connected digital scale to tell them how much gas is left in the tank.

At the end of the video, Becky and Ian play “Guess that Fizz” and try to stump each other by fizzifying and tasting everything from canned peaches to tomato soap.


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