PreSonus Eris 5BT Bluetooth Active Studio Monitors - 2nd Generation

With 5.25" woofers, 50 watts of power, and Bluetooth, RCA, 1/4" and 1/8" inputs, these compact monitors are the top model in PreSonus' Eris 2nd Gen series.


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PreSonus Eris E5 XT Active Studio Monitor

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An upgrade to PreSonus' top-selling Eris E5, this XT model delivers deeper lows with a wider sweet spot, thanks to a larger cabinet and elliptical waveguide.

With the same robust connectivity options and powerful, articulate driver combo, the PreSonus Eris E5 XT studio monitor is a nuanced update to a lauded classic. The 1-inch silk-dome tweeter now sports a Hugh Sarvis-designed EBM waveguide, delivering a wider and more controlled sweet spot ideal for group listening and collaboration. A larger, ported enclosure extends the bass response of the 5-inch woven composite low-frequency driver without adding any mud. And of course, the acoustic tuning controls let you flatten the frequency response in accordance with your mix environment. It's Eris, remastered.


- 5-inch woven composite low-frequency transducer
- 1-inch (25.4 mm), ultra-low-mass, silk-dome, high-frequency transducer
- 100(H) x 60(V) EBM waveguide and ported enclosure
- Tuning Controls for accurate mixing contour (Level, HPF, LF Trim, HF Trim, Acoustic Space)
- 80 Watt, Class AB bi-amplification drives up to 102 dB of sound
- Balanced XLR, TRS, and unbalanced RCA inputs
- 102 dB maximum continuous SPL
- RF interference, output current limiting, over-temperature, transient, external mains fuse, and subsonic protection

DAW Software Included: PreSonus Studio One Prime

Studio One Prime provides everything you need to get started in content creation and audio production. Create your own music and podcasts as intuitively as possible with a single-window, drag-and-drop workflow that will make you wonder why you put up with other software that isn’t designed read more the same way.

Studio One Prime is designed to keep you in the creative flow by providing powerful tools that help you when you need them -- and stay out of your way when you don’t. You’ll supercharge your creativity with its unlimited tracks, buses and a powerful complement of virtual instruments and native effects that sound just as good (and frequently, better) than third-party effects.

Guitarists will love the third-generation Ampire tech that has the most realistic amp and cabinet simulations PreSonus has ever made. Fans of EDM and hip-hop will appreciate Studio One’s Pattern Editor, which allows for intuitive drum and melody composition via a familiar drum-machine inspired UI, which might be just about the most fun and rewarding music-creation technique out there.

Only Studio One Prime lets you truly create without boundaries -- for free. And when you’re ready for more features, it's easy to move up to Studio One Artist, Studio One Professional, or get it all with PreSonus Sphere.

Includes Studio Magic Plug-in Suite

The PreSonus Studio Magic Plug-In Suite includes over $1000 worth of effects, virtual instruments, and sound libraries in VST, AU, and AAX formats to use in Studio One or your DAW of choice, all created by the best developers in the business.
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Phone: 225-216-7887

Reviewers gave this product an overall rating of 5 out of 5 stars. (6 ratings)
Submitted January 31, 2022 by David R in KLAMATH FALLS, OR

"Great Little Monitors!"

Overall: 5 out of 5 stars
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I have used these with and without a subwoofer, and in both cases, they performed flawlessly. One thing to remember is how to set them up. If using these without a subwoofer, you might be inclined to run them in the "flat" setting on the back, but be careful. These speakers can blow if you run too much Bass frequencies through them. I also have the Eris 5s and I love them, but these are a bit louder and they have more low end than the E5s. They also have better dispersion of the high end. I definitely recommend these monitors for a small space and if you get a subwoofer, the Sub8 by Presonus is a great fit.

Musical Background:

Composing for almost 50 years

Musical Style:

Classical, Classic Rock, Authentic Blues, Psychedelic Instrumentals,
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