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Can I increasing quantity of (Presonus Eris e4.5) monitors that I run off my laptop?

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asked Jul 6 in Sceptre, Eris, R-Series by rupertpearson (170 points)
I run a pair of presonus eris e4.5 monitors off my MacBook Air (up to date OS) using a common AUX cable plug.

They are great but the space is use is large so I wanted to increase the number of speakers (I recon a pair of additional speakers would be ideal).

Can I do this simply by getting some kind of aux plug splitter?

Or could I daisy chain the speakers as long as both master speakers have power?

In which case would that need some other monitor option (I mean, not the Eris 4.5)?

Thanks

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answered Jul 7 by AlexTinsley (902,780 points)
 
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You need bigger studio monitors with enough power to fill the space. 

Eris E5XT or E7XT may be in order. https://www.presonus.com/products/Studio-Speakers

If your space is a large room or venue, you may need to consider using Live Sound speakers instead such as the AIR Series:

https://www.presonus.com/products/AIR-Loudspeakers

Contact our sales team or your local PreSonus dealer for technical advice on speakers for your space. 

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