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The Best Soundproofing

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Foamily Acoustic Panel Studio Foam Wedges

Editor's Choice
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We at CinemaBlend are as enthusiastic about audio as we are about movies. After all, no action flick is complete without the boom of immersive surround sound. However, depending on the type of room you have, sometimes a quality set of speakers isn't the only thing you need to get the sound quality of your dreams. As sound bounces off the walls of your home theater or living room, you need something to help reduce the amount of reverb and echoes as well as reduce noise from polluting beyond the room's walls.

Enter Foamily Acoustic Panel Foam Wedges: this soundproofing product is designed to give your space next-level acoustics. When positioned properly, these foam squares offer maximum sound absorption as well as reduce sound waves, reverb, and flutter echoes in small to medium-sized rooms. With these panels, you can enjoy crisp, clear sound every time you turn on the TV.

This product comes with 12 panels that cover a total of 12 square feet––each tile is 12×12 inches of 1-inch thick foam. Plus, the foam wedges come in multiple colors and design options, so you can pick which one best matches your home theater decor. There are four solid color options––charcoal, burgundy, red, ice blue––and two dual-tone options, burgundy/charcoal, and red/charcoal.

Key Features

  • 12 panels totaling 12 square feet of sound proof foam
  • 1-inch thick
  • Foam wedges come uncompressed and ready for use

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XIN&LOG Acoustic Wedge Foam Panels

Next-Level Acoustics
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Take your soundproofing game to the next level with XIN&LOG Acoustic Wedge Foam Panels.

Like the offerings from Foamily and IZO, these panels come in individual 12×12 wedges. However, instead of 12 wedges, XIN&LOG provides 48 wedges to ensure that you will never have to ration the number of tiles you use at a time. We think this is a great option for folks who have a large space, multiple rooms they'd like to soundproof, or just like the comfort of having a few spare foam panels around.

These panels are effective against echoes and reverb and have an overall NRC of 0.40. Keep in mind, however, that these panels come compressed for transport so you may need to wait 24 to 48 hours before they are uncompressed and ready to use.

Key Features

  • 48 individual foam panels
  • Diminishes echoes
  • High-density foam

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Fstop Labs Acoustic Foam Panels

Several Color Options
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Enjoy greater sound clarity with Fstop acoustic foam panels. The textured geometric squares are shaped from 2 inches of sound-deflecting foam designed to absorb and intensify screeching car chases from action-heavy films as well as amplify melodies from freshly-cut singles. Their design is simple; each 12-by-12-panel is meant to line and cushion noisy spaces, keeping unwanted noise from seeping into other rooms in homes, offices, or studios. 

The Fstop Labs panels effectively modify sound, and they're something to look at, too. To complement different personalities and décors, this selection is available in multiple dual-color options, from standard black to vibrant yellow.  Plus, they have an overall Noise Reduction Coefficient (NRC) of 0.92.

We think the Fstop would be a nice addition to your home theater setup, so the next time you watch Bohemian Rhapsody, you'll experience the sound the way it was designed to be. If you're an aspiring video content creator or podcast producer, these panels would also be great in a home studio to enhance your sound recordings.

Key Features

  • Multiple color options
  • Noise Reduction Coefficient of 0.92

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ATS Acoustic Panel

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If foam panels aren't your style, then perhaps you will appreciate the ATS Acoustic Panel. Handcrafted in the USA with gorgeous textured fabric and four color options––ivory, black, burgundy, and natural––this panel will look absolutely stunning in your living room, home theater, or studio.

The ATS panel is constructed with a solid wood internal frame that protects the edges and corners from dings and dents, so you can ensure that these are built to last. We found that the craftsmanship of these panels make a huge difference when it comes to the sound quality in your room––the panels provide clear and crisp sound by regulated unwanted reverberations and echoes. Plus, they have a superior NRC score of 1.0 out of 1, which pretty much means that these panels are top-notch.

Key Features

  • Gorgeous, textured fabric
  • Handcrafted panels with solid wood frame
  • 1.0 NRC rating

Noise Reduction Coefficient Rating

Noise Reduction Coefficient (NRC) is the rating of how much sound a product, like soundproofing foam, can absorb. NRC ratings range from 0 to 1–– an NRC of 0 means that a product does not absorb sound, an NRC of 0.5 means that only 50% of sound is absorbed, and an NRC of 1 means that 100% of sound is absorbed.

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