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Boom Mat 5-1/4-inch Speaker Baffles

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Regular and slim-line sizes (Slim-line: 2-1/2" depth)

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Boom Mat 5-1/4-inch Speaker Baffles

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Boom Mat baffles protect your car's new speakers from moisture and dirt. Mounted behind the speaker, the baffle forms a mounting seal that also improves sound clarity by reducing panel vibration that could transfer to the speaker.

Boom Mat baffles protect your car's new speakers from moisture and dirt. Mounted behind the speaker, the baffle forms a mounting seal that also improves sound clarity by reducing panel vibration that could transfer to the speaker.

These baffles will protect your speakers. In many applications we recommend that you cut a hole in the bottom of the baffle, or remove the entire bottom of the baffle, to maintain good bass response while still protecting your speaker from dirt and water damage. Call one of our Advisors if you have questions — they'll be happy to share their expertise with you.


Priced per pair

The boom mats worked great. the sound is clear& not tingy.No metal vibrations .I would like to buy a radio but the prices are a little more than I can do at this time.

Butch C., Hawthorne, MD

What's in the Box:

  • Two acoustic foam slim baffles for 5.25" speakers

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Boom Mat 5-1/4-inch Speaker Baffles Reviews

Average Customer Review:

20 Reviews

Boom Mat 5-1/4-inch Speaker Baffles

rodforshort from Little Rock, AR on 5/30/2016

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I put these behind the midrange driver in a pair of Pioneer Home Speakers model SP-FS52. The midrange open to the two lower woofer witch caused all kind havoc with the sound. Cleaned them right up. The mat material is not that quality and very fragile. There is not a big selection to chose from for this part.

Pros: deep, trim able,

Cons: fragile, easy to tear

Boom mats

Butch C. from Hawthorne, MD on 5/29/2016

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The boom mats worked great. the sound is clear& not tingy.No metal vibrations .I would like to buy a radio but the prices are a little more than I can do at this time.

Pros: Good sound.

Cons: None.

They are thick foam

DTgill from Burns or on 5/19/2016

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Easy to install they are larger than I thought they'd be. At first I wasn't sure about them, they do their intended task.

Pros: Easy to install Helps to control the direction of the sound

Cons: None

Boom Mat 5-1/4-inch Speaker Baffles

dng from Garden Grove, CA on 4/12/2016

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Perfect. No more rattling noise. I recommend this product to everyone who cares about sound quality in his/her car.

Pros: Easy to install

Cons: none

Boom Mat

Steve from Davie, FL on 3/18/2016

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don't fit the speaker holes in my car, want them back?

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Nice upgrade

Rock from Brighton, MI on 2/12/2016

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Nice upgrade to the OEM setup. My original speakers were damaged by moisture in the door, the sure will keep the new speakers dry.

Pros: Universal fit.

Cons: None

Unsure

John from Mooresville, NC on 1/11/2016

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Seem like nice material but a little thick for the job and forced me to run to the hardware store to get some longer screws as the Boom Mat's thickness set the mounting adapter plate back. I did use them in both the front door and the rear deck speaker replacements on my 2003 BMW 325i but more because I already bought them. In hindsight, would have probably only used in rear deck.

Pros: Easy to shape and cut to fit how you need them too

Cons: Really thick, lack of clarity in how to prep them (one review said to drill a hole to allow speaker to move freely while playing, one guys said the hole should be big, next guy said round and not rough cut). No instructions on prepping the mat came with the mat. Personally, I cut a 1.5" round hole in the back of the mat. Unsure of the benefit of using the mats.

5 1/4 Baffles

AndyQ from Issaquah, WA on 7/27/2015

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Product was as described and worked well in my installation location. Sound improved as well as being protected from the elements. I accidentally ordered two pairs thinking they were sold individually as the description isn't clear. So, there you go, they come in pairs.

Pros: Cheap As Described Come in Pairs

Cons: Description isn't clear they come in pairs

They serve the purpose

mpls matt from Minneapolis, MN on 6/15/2015

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I have a Jeep TJ with a sound bar. I bought the boom mats to stop my dome light cover from rattling. They worked great, and super easy to install. The speakers are new also, so I can't compare the current sound to how it was without the boom mats. It sounds 10x better than the old speakers.

Pros: Super easy to install Stopped rattle of other vehicle parts

Cons: None

Boom Mat 5-1/4-inch Speaker Baffles

Brian M from Virginia on 11/20/2014

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Perfect fit in the doors of a '93 Corolla. Keeps the crap off and doesn't affect the sound at all, maybe better. I also used the poor man's sound deadner... spray-on bed liner. 3 coats does the trick!

Pros: Works like it's suppose to.

Cons: NONE

Boom Mat 5-1/4-inch Speaker Baffles

Arnold S. from Streamwood Il on 8/12/2014

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The baffles were an extremely tight fit in a Grand Cherokee door. We did test the speaker sound without a permanent installation. Frankly the speaker sounded better without the baffle. Would not recommend the product.

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Boom Mat 5-1/4-inch Speaker Baffles

Anonymous from Raleigh, NC on 7/5/2014

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Gets the job done.

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Boom Mat 5-1/4-inch Speaker Baffles

Anonymous from Mont Belvieu, TX on 6/18/2014

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Even though I got the wrong size the still fit in my doors and have done wonders keeping water off my speakers as well as improve sound quality

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Great Product

LT from South Dakota on 6/11/2014

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affordable and really easy to install. they really help to improve the clarity and projection of sound in the vehicle

Pros: affordable, easy to install, made of sturdy material that will last a long time if taken care of

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Boom Mat 5-1/4-inch Speaker Baffles

Anonymous from Woodridge, IL on 5/19/2014

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They do exactly what they're speed to do.

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1997 Honda Accord - not needed

Cheesehead from Pago Pago, American Samoa on 4/28/2014

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With Crutchfield's extensive fit database, I am surprised they sold them to me for my application. 1997 Honda Accord has factory baffles that are required to mount speakers. (Factory baffles provide spacing for magnet to window clearance inside door.)

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Cons: Unusable on 1997 Honda Accord front door application.

Boom Mat 5-1/4-inch Speaker Baffles

Will from Baltimore, MD on 3/3/2014

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Great product. I used these for installation of some speakers for the dash of my Jeep Wrangler. A little ingenuity got them installed and they help the speaker to sound great as well as keeping debris from entering into the back of the speaker.

Pros: good idea for keeping out debris and assisting the speaker in realizing its full potential

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Boom Mat

Anonymous from Columbia, SC on 9/17/2013

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Installed these in the rear speakers on roof of a 2001 jeep cherokee. They were a little too deep so I cut out the back of the baffles and used them for framing the installation and eliminating rattles.

Pros: Thick material - maybe too thick

Cons: muffled sound, check your depth

Easy install

Lucas M from Knoxville, TN on 6/23/2013

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Use is pretty self explanatory. Seemed to fit pretty decent with mounting brackets.

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Reduce "boomy sound"

Dave_in_Rio_Rancho from Rio Rancho, New Mexico on 11/29/2008

The baffles do what they are supposed to do - isolate the speakers. Contrary to what is said in the description, the purpose of these baffles is to tighten up the lower midrange by "reducing the size of the enclosure". That is why you use enclosures for trunked mounted speakers so they won't sound "boomy."

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Features

Overview: These acoustic baffles are designed to be placed behind car speakers to protect the speaker from moisture and dirt which can damage speaker components. Along with providing a sealed chamber, they also form a mounting seal between the speaker and the mounting surface to eliminate panel to frame resonance. Baffles will improve door acoustics by reducing road noise and vibrations transferred to the back of the speaker cone. The baffles are pliable and can be compressed to fit most applications.

Dimensions:

  • Speaker Size: 5.25"
  • Minimum Cutout: 6.0625" x 5.8125"
  • Maximum Depth: 2.6875"
  • Thickness: 0.25"
  • Flange Size: 7" x 6.75"

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Q & A

Customer Q&A

Crutchfield asked  
Why did you buy this?

putting a stereo together for a 67 nova. speakers in the front kick panel [ Stephen  Jun 29, 2016 ]
i have used these in previous installs. they make a huge difference [ todd  Jun 08, 2016 ]
Wrong ones for car stereo. Too deep for doors. Oops! [ Joseph  May 15, 2016 ]
I am a returning customer and these speakers are supposed to be a good fit. I've trusted Crutchfield in the past with their recommendations and been pleased. [ GARY  Apr 04, 2016 ]
Help protect speaker from water that may drip down in door [ Anthony  Mar 26, 2016 ]
Reduce rattling in my 1997 jeep wrangler top speakers [ Jose  Mar 24, 2016 ]
Had problems with previous unprotected speakers in door. This protected speakers and improved sound. [ Eugene  Mar 18, 2016 ]
Help with sound [ W  Feb 27, 2016 ]
To enhance the sound quality. [ Mark  Jan 21, 2016 ]
Installing new Sony XS-FB1330 speakers in the sound bar of my Jeep Wrangler and want to remove as much bass buzz as possible. The stock speakers are horrendous at upper volume levels! [ Stephen  Jan 06, 2016 ]
i have used these in previous installs. they make a huge difference. [ todd  Jun 08, 2016 ]
Abe said use it Abe's Bio: http://www.crutchfield.com/Support/Bio.aspx?bio=156 [ kristi  May 26, 2016 ]
Proper ones for CAR STEREO. The slim-line is what you need. The others are way too deep. (Don't ask me how I learned this) [ Joseph  May 15, 2016 ]
I hope they work, to cover my speakers from moisture. [ Stanley  May 10, 2016 ]
Because you were out of the other brand in this size [ Western  May 06, 2016 ]
To have better clarity from my door speakers and so they don't get dust or wet [ Charles  May 04, 2016 ]
Sound [ James  Mar 13, 2016 ]
Improved the sound in the Jeep dash speakers and keeps them cleaner [ JEFFREY  Mar 02, 2016 ]
The bottom window seals on the doors are not in the best shape, and we are having a tough time finding then. So with Christmas coming I thought I would get the baffles to help protect the speakers from what water and weather that may find its way in, since we live in snow country. [ Angela  Dec 15, 2015 ]

1 question already asked

As long as it fits your Vehicle factory speaker mount depth it will be fine the slim size is for Tight spaces in you vehicle that have rear clarance issues hope this was helpful [ KERTTON  Aug 13, 2016 ]
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