The fastest way to feel at home in the backcountry
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Faster inflation means more time to relax
Inflate your NeoAir® SpeedValve mattress 2-3 times faster than traditional valves.
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All it takes to inflate
Blowing into the SpeedValve creates a pressure differential that draws in surrounding air to fill the mattress fast and with less effort.
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It takes 2-3 times fewer breaths* to inflate a SpeedValve mattress compared with a traditional valve mattress.
*Results will vary depending upon mattress size and construction, and lung capacity.
Set up camp in no time with a fraction of the effort
Easy inflation, no pump required. Save your breath for swapping stories with campmates.
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How it works: Speedvalve Amplified Airflow
Using physics to enhance 40+ years of Therm-a-Rest® mattress innovation.
Bernoulli's Principle of fluid dynamics helps explain why a SpeedValve mattress inflates so quickly. The specially designed valve uses physics to fill the NeoAir® mattress with more air than your breath alone.

When you blow into the valve from several inches away, your breath sends fast-moving, low-pressure air through the neck of the mattress, causing the static, high-pressure air outside the mattress to rush in to equalize the pressure.

Put simply, every breath pulls in surrounding air molecules to amplify the airflow and inflate the mattress faster and with less effort than with traditional valves.
Instant deflation: get back on the trail fast
When it's time to pack up camp, the patent-pending, auto-reversing SpeedValve design lets you deflate your mattress almost instantly.
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SpeedValve technology meets NeoAir® comfort and warmth
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