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i saw a bunch of vids of people using bed foam like this http://www.walmart.com/ip/La-Z-Boy-BigSleep-3-Convoluted-Foam-Topper/22991618 is use as acoustic foam for their HTs and studios. they didnt really say if it worked well, they just said how much it was and that it was cheap. has anyone tried this? is it worth the 30 bucks?

i was thinking if you used double thickness, it would be more effective and still less money than real foam

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i saw a bunch of vids of people using bed foam like this http://www.walmart.com/ip/La-Z-Boy-BigSleep-3-Convoluted-Foam-Topper/22991618 is use as acoustic foam for their HTs and studios. they didnt really say if it worked well, they just said how much it was and that it was cheap. has anyone tried this? is it worth the 30 bucks?

i was thinking if you used double thickness, it would be more effective and still less money than real foam

The problem with this product is that it is not specified as an acoustical absorber. Therefore it may be cheap, but it is mystery meat.

If someone has a acoustical measurement facility and could provide standardized information about how it absorbed sound, then things would be different.

Just because someone says something works well means very little. Most people tend to affirm their own choices.
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...Most people tend to affirm their own choices.

Amendment: Most people tend to affirm their own beliefs and choices as facts. biggrin.gif
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The problem with this product is that it is not specified as an acoustical absorber. Therefore it may be cheap, but it is mystery meat.

If someone has a acoustical measurement facility and could provide standardized information about how it absorbed sound, then things would be different.

Just because someone says something works well means very little. Most people tend to affirm their own choices.

i dont have a proper mic, but i will make a recording of me clapping in my room without the foam, then make a recording of me clapping with the foam and see if the echo is different. ind ill do this with books closing(for mid range sounds) and stuff like that.

if i get the foam today then ill make a thread

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