Introducing a new generation of self-inflating mats, the Exped Megamat 10 LXW provides a sleeping surface that is completely level, right to the edges. These mats are perfect for campers who want luxurious sleeping comfort, but are limited on transport space.
A velvety face fabric laminated to hollow cored foam has a minimal packed size, expands to a massive 10cm in height, and provides superior insulation. FlatValve technology incorporates two separate valves for easy inflation, deflation, and adjustment of the mat pressure during use.
Exped is an innovative Swiss brand who stand by the quality of their products, which is why each Exped mat is individually tested for airtight integrity prior to shipment. All mats are designed to withstand 5 times the pressure attained during normal inflation, and they back their products with a 5 year warranty.
Now with the addition of a smart pack sack, with a roll top opening and an adjustable carry strap for easier transport – the Megamat 10 LXW from Exped is the simple choice when it comes to quality and comfort.
Do yourself a favour....spend the hard earned. For the price, this mat is simply the best inflatable camping mat out there. Its baby sister the Megamat 7 is the 2nd best out there.
This is without doubt, the best camping mattress i have slept on. Brilliant!
I purchased 2 singles and the couplers for the extra room and ease of packing. These mats are not cheap but they are brilliant. Delivery was very quick and fully tracked.
I totally agree with the other reviews. This is by far the best mat indeed best camping bed I have ever purchased. Insulated and warm for sleeping directly on the ground or placed onto of a raised stretcher or bed. Sensationally comfortable. Quick deployment. Self inflates totally. Easy pack up. Relatively small packed size and very light weight. Quite possibly my favorite bit of kit after my sleeping bag.
Cant recommend highly enough.
So versitile. So worth the considerale price.
Fantastic sleeping mat, extremely comfortable especially with how adjustable the firmness is. I have used mine on the floor at home, on a camp stretcher and in a traditional type swag, each set up needing a different firmness level which worked out great. In the swag it packs up so small compared to the standard foam. Highly recommend this mat for any camping situation, or at home for an extra bed when needed. If left the recommended time to inflate once unrolled you dont need to pump it too many times, but if in a hurry it took me approx 100 hand pumps to get it to my preferred firmness but this took only a minute, nothing when you consider how comfy this thing is. The high insulating aspect comes in handy when in the swag directly on the cold ground for a toasty night's sleep. Overall a great product with fast delivery from snowy's.
This has to be the most comfortable mat and hubby agrees that we've ever slept on camping over our 30+ years of camping!! Worth every cent!!! I've never slept better camping than on this mat! I purchased 2 of these along with the coupler kit and coupled them together and put them on top of our oztrail queen stretcher for a better height from the ground even though they were larger width than the stretcher they were awesome you wouldn't have known they overhung by about 5cms either side! having single mats coupled together meant hubby and I could set our own firmness and allow for the bar in the middle of queen stretcher beds. I can't speak more highly about these mats just in love with them!!! thanks Snowy's for your advice and speedy service with these!!!
The most expensive but the best mat I have ever owned. Between the UK and Australia we have now used about four different mats and the Exped stands head and shoulders above the rest. It's easy to lay out and inflates well but using the hand pump ensures you have a comfortable mat. No evidence of any leakage overnight and the size of the mat means I can spread out comfortably when I sleep.
Packing away is simple both in using the valves to deflate but also the way that the bag opens down the side and does not require the mat to be compacted to factory dimensions to fit. We pack sleeping bags seperate but sheets and inflatable pillows fit in with the mats.
not ideal for hiking but perfect for a car camper.
I've been using this for a year now for frequent camping. I am a big girl and can feel the floor through most camp mattresses. I did my research and this was recommended. It's fairly expensive, but WOW, is it comfortable! Even when I'm sleeping on my side I can't feel the floor through this mattress and it's very comfortable. I sleep amazingly well! My husband has had back surgery and is very tall and fit, and loves his as well! It's quality made and I expect I won't have to buy another mattress for many, many years. It is tedious and takes a long time to inflate (probably 10-15")with the included pump, and it's SO much faster with a battery powered pump. This is truly the best mattress out there, take the plunge and spend the money, you won't regret it!
Bought one of these for my wife for tent based camping with vehicle. She loves it! It's long and wide so she can spread out and it is super comfortable, as good as our bed at home. I think i'll need to get my own one as I have serious camp mat envy.
I've had many mats over the decades but this is the best by far. It's not a hiking mat obviously but it's the most comfortable mat for every other camping application.
What is the best stretcher to put this on?
Great question. Tough one to answer as many stretchers would do the job well. One we would recommend is the Oztent King Goanna Stretcher which you can view here.
I already own an Exped, but want to know if you can purchase this new green smart pack sack? The original stuff sack for the exped is sometimes difficult to roll onto the deflated mat.
Unfortunately, this isn't easy to do but it's also not impossible. We have to order Exped products from Europe 6 months in advance through the distributor, so getting our hands on spares like this bag is quite a challenge. However, If you were prepared to wait, we could definitely look into it further for you and see whether getting a bag would be possible.
Just wondering if this mat is the 2017 updated model
These Exped Megamat 10 LXW mats are the current model which was released in Australia at the beginning of this year (2017).
Hi Can you use an ordinary 12v pump like one used for an airbed to put mare air into the mat or is there a special valve attachment required
You can use a 12V pump with the Megamat, just keep in mind that the nozzles that come with a standard pump may not fit the Megamat perfectly, so you just have to find the closest fit and hold it up to the valve to seal it as best as you can.
Hi. I am currently trying to decide between two mattresses: the Exped Megamat 10 LXW and the recently released Thermarest Mondoking 3D XXL. I realise that the Mondoking 3D, currently, is not a stocked product at Snowys however, I was hoping that one of the team may have some experience with both mattresses in order to offer a comfort comparison? I like a plush mattress at home and would like to replicate that as close as possible. Thank you in advance for your advice.
I've asked around and as far as I know none of us are familiar with the Thermarest Mondoking 3D mat. From looking at the specs online it seems that it is very comparable to the Megamat in almost every way except it does seem to have a higher R value at 11.4 compared to 9.5 for the Megamat.
I'm sorry we couldn't give you more details about the Mondoking, I would suggest looking for a local camping shop that has one in store so you can try it in store - that way you'd be able to get a feel for how comfy it is in real life.
I can say though, that the Megamat 10 is our top selling mat in our range, and arguably the most comfortable if that helps.
Hi can you please explain how two of the Exped Mega Mat LXW join together. I see some pics with the straps (coupler kit) then other pics where they have a clip type joiner on the corner of the mats as I think is the case with the YouTube video.
Howdy Allan. The only real way of joining these two mats together is by the coupling kit that can be purchased as an accessory. Unfortunately the manufacturer no longer supplies these as part of the kit and haven't done so for a little while now. However, they are pretty cheap really to hold the two mattresses firmly together. The great thing about the Megamats is the square edges, which allows two mats to hold together almost without dips and gaps. The straps simply go at about the shoulder and the thigh or ankle heights, strapping around and clipping together underneath. The Snowys Code for the Coupler kit is 47563 and you can find the most recent everyday low price by putting that into our Search Bar and hitting enter. This will take you directly to the product.
We used the older version the over the weekend. It was super comfy. We joined two together with the coupler kit, it makes the size of a queen bed. Maybe a queen fitted sheet or doona cover might hold them together? If you can't get your hands on one.
Thanks for the tip Erica! If you can find the right size fitted sheet that holds the mats together snugly, then that would be a great alternative to the coupler kit.
Hi, can you please advise if this is an updated version of the 10LXW that was on sale for 229 (full price 299) a couple of days ago? The weight spec has changed slightly and all the existing reviews and Q&A's are gone. Thanks.
This is indeed an updated version of the much-loved Megamat 10 LXW from Exped. The updated model now has a smart pack sack (carry bag), as well as being available in green. Not a whole lot to write home about, but why change a good thing.
Do you sell the Exped covers for these mats?
I believe that Exped do sell a mat cover made specifically for the Megamat 10, but I've checked and it doesn't seem to be available to us in this region, so unfortunately we can't track one down for you Adam.
We love our megamats, but are now looking to put them on stretchers so we don't have to get up and down at ground level. Can they be used with the Gecko stretcher (190cm long) or is it better to go with the King Goanna (210 cm) since the megamat is 197 cm in length?
I'd recommend using the King Goanna Stretcher, it will be much better than having the mat hanging over the end of the stretcher.
Hi, I have been looking at the Exped MegaMat 10LXW and on an old video clip it shows that 2 mats could be joined. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GioeLw9jfHk 3min20sec in. Does this feature no longer exist for this model?
We've been selling the Megamat range for several years, and we've never come across that feature before, so it must be something that Exped phased out.
The current Megamat 10 LXW model doesn't come with the attached joiner feature, so the best way to connect two together would be with a Universal Coupler Kit.
You can most definitely fit 2 x Exped Megamat 10 LXW Sleeping Mats in the Malamoo 3 Xtra, and you'll have some space for your gear.
We've actually written a whole guide on what beds will fit inside or pop up tent range (which you might find helpful) which you can check out here.
Hi there. Do you know whether two of the megamat 10 will fit into an oztent rv1. I think they might just squeeze in but I'm not sure.
It is slightly too wide to fit comfortably in the tent but it might squeeze in, with pretty much no room to spare. Both mats together are 154cm wide and the tent is 150cm. It will be a squeeze!
The length itself will be fine as the mats are 197cm long and you have 215cm to play with. If you think this might be too cramped then it might pay to look for a narrower mat.
Could you fit two side by side in one half of the Blackwolf TurboLite 380 with the internal wall in place? Thanks
Hi Lucy, I haven't had the pleasure of seeing the Turbo Cabin 380 in the flesh yet, so I'm working on the assumption that the divider will go straight down the middle of the tent. If that's the case, then you'll be able to fit these two Megamats next to each other in one room nicely. We'll get in touch with Black Wolf on Monday to confirm the internal layout of the tent and let you know.
We've just spoken to Black Wolf and they've confirmed the divider is in the middle, so you should have no problem fitting two Megamat 10 LXW's with the wall in place.
Hi, I'm looking for a great sleeping mat to go in my Jet Tent Bunker (not the XL version). My research is pointing me to the Exped Megamat 10 LXW and the Blackwolf Mega Deluxe. I've seen the other replies here comparing them but how are they specifically in the Jet Tent Bunker? Comfort-wise, general fit-wise, non-slip around, etc. Also if there's a superior option to consider feel free to put it out there. Thanks in advance
I decided the only way to figure out the answer to this question for sure was to test the Megamat and the Mega Deluxe out in the Jet Bunker we have on display.
Both fit inside the Bunker - though the Megamat was a little more of a tight fit, and neither will move around if you toss and turn.
As for comfort, I would say that the Exped Megamat was the winner - I personally found it was more supportive as the mat stays level to the edges (instead of tapering off like the Mega Deluxe) and overall, it was just more cushiony.
I hope this was helpful Charles!
Hi guys Quick question I have read in the instructions somewhere that it says to keep the mat away from heat eg fires,cars and hot tents as this could expand the air in the mat and stretch the stitching which in turn would rip. My question is we live in Australia and a hot tent is kind of a everyday thing. Does a hot tent actually ruin these mats? Thanks
As far as I can find we haven't had any issues with heat causing damage to the Megamat 10, but given the hot weather we have here I can see how reading that would cause you a bit of concern.
As far as we can make of it, the instructions are just setting out the limitations for this mat in intense direct heat e.g. 45 degree heat in a vehicle, or a fire.
In a shaded tent, or covered up in the back of the car this mat should be fine, even in warm weather conditions - as long as you keep it out of direct sunlight for long periods of time.
Hi, bit of a dummy question, sorry. What are the main differences between these and a mat like the OzTrail SI mats? Weight, rolled up size, sleeping surface...? Trying to understand the price difference...
That's not a dummy question - we're always happy to clarify for you! The main difference is the quality and overall comfort between the two.
The Exped Megamat is lighter, packs up smaller, is made from higher quality foam, and has a nylon as opposed to a Velour PVC Vinyl surface (which is smoother to touch).
That's not to say that the Oztrail 4WD mat range isn't good - it does represent good value, and we've had positive feedback about it from our customers. But the Exped Megamat is the most luxurious mat we carry so it does sit above the 4WD mat range.
Have you sold many to go in a swag? Can you roll them up inside a swag?
G’day Rick, across the board this is probably our bestselling sleeping mat, we find that people love it for camping and touring as it’s just so darn comfortable. When deflated the Megamat will roll up inside your swag just fine. We’ve had good feedback from other customers who do that, and our staff use it in their swags too - and they all find it works really well.
G'day Ian, the Exped Megamat 10 LXW is very compatible with the Sundowner Titan Camp Stretcher. I’ve put the Megamat on top of the stretcher and it fits really well as there's no overflow of mattress, and I found it doesn't slide around when you lie down on it - so it's a solid combination.
Hi Guys, Just wondering if you stock the exped coupler kit for exped mattress. I recently bought this mattress from you and would like to couple the 2 mattress together, Thanking you in advance.
Hi Douglas, we are hoping to get some Exped Coupler Kits in next week but nothing’s been confirmed yet. If you’d like to give us a call on 1300 914 007 we can take your details down for our inquiry system for this product. When you drop us a line, make sure mention this online inquiry so we can get up to speed.
G'day Douglas, if you're still interested in purchasing an Exped Coupler Kit then I've just received confirmation that they have arrived in store. The kits are not on sale on our website just yet, but they will be online very soon.
Black Wolf seems to list smaller deflated size than Exped, but wondering if stated deflated sizes are 'real' and if one is easier to deflate than the other to get to this size?? (Am so tired trying to wrangle my 4WD mat into something that won't take up half the car!!). Also both are rated R9.5 for warmth - is one better than the other for cold sleepers like me??? thanks !!!!
I do all my camping in a swag on the ground, im a 120kg, i leave my swag rolled when not in use and when i am travelling with it it rolls around the back, from the reveiws i have read say that the exped if extremly comfortable i was wondering if it would still be the best option. thanks cameron
without folding up at ends. If not are there similar mats that are either shorter or not as wide. I already have an Explore Planet Earth Speedy 3-Man Tent.
This event spoiled our whole camping holiday and we still don't know how to fix the problem. Paying good money to get the best for my wife, what am I to do now???? Is there any Warranty????????
I have a Queen size Oztrail Anywhere Bed, which I find cold to sleep on. Would two of these joined be ok on the 'frame' of the bed?
Hi, I'd like to go camping with my partner but like the idea of having two mattress for easier packing up and individual adjustment of softness / hardness. Can the Exped mats be joined together together like the Black Wolf Mega Deluxe? Also, what fitted sheet do you recommend for the Exped mats? Thank you
Hi Robert - We always join our self inflatable mattresses (King Single Size) with a regular Queen Size Fitted Sheet. It keeps the mats together and clean.
2 questions: - The instructions says that I can "insert the toggle attached to the valve cap into the inflation valve” to speed up inflation. What does it mean by the ‘toggle'? Is it part of the mini-pump? - It also says the mat should be stored unrolled. This seems a bit silly - half the point of purchasing a camping mat is for its portability and compactness. Is it really bad to store it rolled up in its stuffsack?
Ben, thanks for your response to my enquiry regarding comparison between the Exped and the Black Wolf. Further to this, would you consider the Exped slow to inflate/deflate in comparison to other self-inflating mats? I've read some reviews (e.g. http://www.outdoorgearlab.com/Camping-Mattress-Reviews/Exped-MegaMat-10), which state that the Exped really doesn't inflate enough by itself, and 10 mins(!) of hand-pumping is required to sufficiently inflate. What's your experience with time to inflate?
As per the October 2014 question, are the valves "cheap" or durable? No point having a spectacular mattress in terms of insulation & comfort if even one of the essentials (valves) are flawed.
It's a great question and one I have had myself observing the soft plastic valve. Basically the valve is really not they important as the foam will almost hold up my 100kg frame. The valve cap is really what seals the air and it seams to work perfectly.
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