PreSonus Eris E66 High Definition Active MTM Nearfield Monitor


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Get Uncompromising Tone From An Active Studio Monitor That Will Help You Tighten Your Mixes With The PreSonus Eris E66 High-Definition Active MTM Nearfield Monitor

The Eris E44 and E66 deliver an expanded and highly accurate frequency response and the widest stereo field available in their class. Their nested Midwoofer-Tweeter-Midwoofer (MTM, also known as "D'Appolito") configuration offers improved off-axis response and spatial resolution. The result is a more consistent listening experience, smoother frequency response, and an ultra-wide, detailed stereo soundstage.

STEREOPHONIC

Conventional 2-way designs can cause significant early reflections from their surrounding environment. The E44 and E66 overcome this by positioning a 1.25-inch, silk dome high-frequency driver between two 4.5-inch (E44) or 6.5-inch (E66) midrange drivers. The two smaller woofers work in parallel to partially contain the dispersion of the tweeter, minimizing phase displacement. The result is incredibly detailed stereo imaging.

SEEING DOUBLE

Both the E44 and the E66 feature two midrange drivers that cover the same frequency range. The drivers are placed so that their acoustic centers are less than one wavelength apart for any of the frequencies they reproduce; as a result, the combined signal of both drivers propagates forward like a single waveform. This makes the comparatively small midrange drivers in the E44 and E66 behave like a single, larger driver. This mutual coupling provides a highly dynamic output in a compact footprint. 

CONSISTENT LISTENING

Sound waves radiating from the two components in a conventional speaker design can interfere with one another, creating peaks at some frequencies and dips at others, and these will vary depending on where the listener is relative to the speaker. In an MTM configuration, component interference, and the sonic inconsistencies that go with it, are minimized. This affords listeners an ultra-wide sweet spot and a more consistent listening experience on- and off-axis. 

TRANSPARENT AND COHESIVE SOUND

The E44 and E66 utilize custom-woven Kevlar low-frequency drivers. This provides a more constant dispersion pattern throughout the frequency range, resulting in less time-smeared audio and cleaner overall sound. The weave and nature of the dual Kevlar woofers also helps break up reflected energy, so fewer delayed reflections reach the listener’s ear. In conjunction with the MTM configuration, this works to create a transparent, cohesive sound.

HORIZONTAL OR VERTICAL—IT’S UP TO YOU

Many MTM configurations must be arrayed vertically, rather than horizontally, because vertical placement provides a clear, interference-free midrange and treble reproduction to either side, expanding the sweet spot. By bringing the midrange drivers closer together and raising the high-frequency driver, the E44 and E66 are able to perform optimally in both orientations. So, like all Eris speakers, the E44 and E66 let you position your speaker the way that works best for you. 

YOU’RE IN CONTROL

Today’s music producers deal with a wide variety of musical genres and often work in more than one location. That’s why Eris-series studio monitors offer extensive acoustic tuning controls. The three-position Acoustic Space switch helps to compensate for the boundary bass boost that can occur when a monitor is placed in a corner or near a wall. High and Mid controls help to further mitigate room anomalies. A Low Cutoff filter makes it easy to integrate a Temblor subwoofer into your monitor setup.

MAKING CONNECTIONS

With three different types of audio inputs, it’s easy to feed audio to your Eris monitors from a mixer, an interface, a media player, or almost any other line-level s

COMPONENTS AND CONSTRUCTION

  • Dual 6.5-inch, custom-woven Kevlar LF/midrange drivers produce dynamic, size-defying bass output
  • 1.25-inch, silk-dome HF driver ensures smooth high-frequency performance that is never fatiguing to the ears
  • Balanced XLR, balanced ¼-inch TRS, and unbalanced RCA inputs provide flexibility for seamless integration into any environment 

USER CONTROLS

  • Acoustic tuning controls help to compensate for room anomalies, providing a consistent frequency response customized for your mix environment
  • Continuously variable HF and MF controls (-6 to +6 dB) 
  • Low-cut filter (flat, 80 Hz, 100 Hz)
  • Acoustic Space settings (Flat, -2 dB, -4 dB) compensates for room placement

POWER AND SAFETY

  • 90W/140W Class A/B bi-amplification for an open, clear sound
  • RF interference, output-current limiting, over-temperature, and subsonic filter protection
  • Amplifier “soft start” feature eliminates popping on power-up
  • Internal power supply with IEC connector


INPUTS

  • 1- Balanced XLR
  • 1- Balanced ¼” TRS
  • 1- Unbalanced RCA

PERFORMANCE

  • Frequency Response: 45 Hz – 22 kHz
  • Crossover Frequency: 2.4 kHz
  • LF Amplifier Power: 80W
  • HF Amplifier Power: 65W
  • Peak SPL (@ 1 meter): 106 dB
  • LF Driver: Dual 6.5” Kevlar
  • HF Driver: 1.25” silk dome
  • Input Impedance: 10 kΩ

USER CONTROLS

  • Volume Range: A-type taper
  • MF Control: Variable (-6 to +6 dB)
  • HF Control: Variable (-6 to +6 dB)
  • Low Cut :Flat, 80 Hz, 100 Hz
  • Acoustic Space: Flat, -2 dB, -4 dB

PROTECTION

  • RF interference
  • Output-current limiting
  • Over-temperature
  • Turn-on/off transient
  • Subsonic filter
  • External mains fuse

POWER

  • 100-120V ~50/60 Hz
  • Cabinet
  • Vinyl-laminated, medium-density fiberboard

Manufacturer: Presonus Audio
Model: ERIS E66
Warranty: See manufacturer website for details
SKU: I386851-N-2
UPC: #673454004131
Listing ID: NA75670