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Presonus Eris E8 Studio Monitor (Each)

Code: PRE-E8

Availability: In stock

Old Price: $411.75
Reduced By: $62.75
RRP: $411.75
Price: $349.00

When you’re ready to get serious about recording, it’s time to step up to PreSonus Eris-series studio monitors. Cheap computer speakers and home-stereo speakers won’t reveal the truth about your mix. They aren’t designed for that.

In contrast, Eris speakers are real studio monitors, delivering a very accurate response with a tight bass and very clear upper end. That’s what you need in a home studio. Thanks to well-designed Kevlar® low frequency transducers, low-mass silk-dome tweeters, responsive Class AB amplification, and professional acoustic-adjustment controls, Eris delivers the goods.

Yet Eris-series speakers are ultra-affordable, making them a terrific value. And with two models, you can easily find the Eris monitor that best suits your studio needs.

When Size Matters

If space is at a premium, or if you want the ultimate in portability, consider the compact Eris E5, which takes up just 7 x 10.24 x 7.68 inches (178 x 260 x 195 mm) and weighs in at just 10.2 lbs (4.63 kg). You can shoehorn this little beauty into almost any studio space.

The E5 sports a 5.25-inch, Kevlar low-frequency driver, mated with a 45W, Class AB amplifier; and a 1-inch (25 mm), silk-dome tweeter powered by a 35W, Class AB amplifier. It can crank out a clean 102 dB SPL, peak. Frequency response is rated at 53 Hz to 22 kHz. For a studio monitor in its size and price class, that’s impressive.

For an extended low-frequency response and a bit more muscle, step up to the Eris E8. With its 8-inch, Kevlar low-frequency transducer, driven by a 75 watt, Class AB power amplifier, it can range down to 35 Hz. Like the E5, the E8 can reach all the way to 22 kHz, thanks to a 1.25-inch (32 mm), silk-dome, high-frequency tweeter. However, the E8’s tweeter is driven by a heftier 65W, Class AB amplifier. With its extra juice, the E8 can deliver up to 105 dB SPL, peak.

Eris E5

Eris E8


 1- Balanced XLR1- Balanced XLR
 1- Balanced ¼” TRS1- Balanced ¼” TRS
 1- Unbalanced RCA1- Unbalanced RCA


Frequency Response53 Hz - 22 kHz35 Hz - 22 kHz
Crossover Frequency3 kHz2.2 kHz
LF Amplifier Power45W75W
HF Amplifier Power35W65W
Peak SPL (@ 1 meter)102 dB105 dB
LF Driver5.25” Kevlar®

8” Kevlar

HF Driver1” silk dome1.25” silk dome
Input Impedance10 kΩ10 kΩ

User Controls

Volume RangeA-type taperA-type taper
MF Control-6, 0, +6 dB-6, 0, +6 dB
HF Control-6, 0, +6 dB-6, 0, +6 dB
Low CutFlat, 80 Hz, 100 HzFlat, 80 Hz, 100 Hz
Acoustic SpaceFlat, -2 dB, -4 dBFlat, -2 dB, -4 dB


 RF interferenceRF interference
 Output-current limitingOutput-current limiting
 Turn-on/off transientTurn-on/off transient
 Subsonic filterSubsonic filter
 External mains fuseExternal mains fuse


 100-120V ~50/60 Hz or 220-240V ~50/60 Hz100-120V ~50/60 Hz or 220-240V ~50/60 Hz


 Vinyl-laminated, medium-density fiberboardVinyl-laminated, medium-density fiberboard


Width7” (178 mm)9.84” (250 mm)
Depth7.68” (195 mm)11.77” (299 mm)
Height10.24” (260 mm)15.12” (384 mm)
Weight10.2 lbs (4.63 kg)22.2 lbs (10.07 kg)