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Eagle EA-2000 1-Gallon Silent Series Air Compressor

So quiet, you'll wonder if you forgot to plug it in!
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With a noise output of only 44 decibels at 25', the EA-2000 hotdog compressor provides welcome relief to the ears of contractors and home woodworkers alike. With no need to shout over the din of the compressor motor, it eases communication on the jobsite, as well as relations with family members and neighbors on the home front. The EA-2000's slow RPM induction motor reduces noise, heat, and friction, while dual air intakes allow plenty of airflow. These attributes also promote less wear, resulting in a longer life. With a total weight of only 25 pounds, the EA-2000 compressor is also highly portable, and it won't hog floor space in your shop.


  • Ultra quiet operation dramatically reduces the ''what?'' count in your shop
  • Sleek, steel control panel offers extra protection for the pressure gauges
  • Adjustable pressure regulator and push-to-lock quick coupler for ease of use
  • Maintenance-free, oil-less compressor head
  • Easy-to-operate lever style drain valve
  • Draws only 3.5 amps, increasing life expectancy by 4 times over the average compressor
  • 1 gallon capacity
  • 3/4 peak horsepower; 1 CFM @ 100 PSI; 125 PSI Max
(1) Eagle EA-2000 1-Gallon Silent Series Air Compressor
More Information
Manufacturer Part Number EA-2000
Weight 27.8000
Tech Spec
  • CFM @ 40 PSI: 1.6
  • CFM @ 90 PSI: 1.0
  • Peak Horsepower: 0.75 HP
  • Maximum Rated PSI: 125
  • Air Tank Capacity: 1 Gallon
  • Lenght: 14-1/8''
  • Width: 13-3/4''
  • Height: 12-5/8''
4.6 / 5.0
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Good quality and very quiet.
It is very quiet, can take off my hearing protection while nailing. Charges to 100 psi in just a few seconds. My old compressor took two minutes. Excellent tool and am enjoying the quiet.
July 4, 2019
5 months ago
Exceptionally quiet. Just what I had been looking for. It works great for inside the house jobs and easy to carry from job to job.
June 14, 2019
6 months ago
Woodworking Experience:
I'm very impressed with this compressor.
This is a great little compressor, if you compare it 2 name brand compressors this one has twice the horsepower, twice the air volume, and a fraction of the noise.
April 23, 2019
Woodworking Experience:
small, light weight, and very quiet compressor is a welcome
addition to my onsight go to tools. Excellent
March 18, 2019
8 months ago
Woodworking Experience:
Needed a smallish compressor for inside
Needed a smaller compressor for inside, so I wouldn’t have to lug the job site sized compressor into the house and downstairs, this is just right, and it really is quiet. It keeps up with brad nailers or a stapler just fine. A large nailer, it won’t, but didn’t expect it, anyhow.
March 17, 2019
8 months ago
Woodworking Experience:
Exactly what I needed
It’s small, lightweight, very quiet and powerful little compressor. Perfect for blowing and driving my air nailers. This little blue guy is the perfect carry-around companion.
March 17, 2019
8 months ago
Woodworking Experience:
This compressor is just great! It is great for trim work in the house because it is quiet. I think the price was good too.
March 16, 2019
8 months ago
Woodworking Experience:
Perfect for finish carpentry!!
Doing a lots of trim work and it’s been great so far, really quiet and really had no problem, just won’t do framing work, that’s not what it is for anyways.
March 16, 2019
8 months ago
Woodworking Experience:
Great product
I replaced my old CH compressor in the workshop with this. Very quiet compared to old one and seems to pump up much faster. Mainly used to run air staplers and brad nailers. Cuts on before air pressure drops below the operating pressure of those tools.
March 16, 2019
8 months ago
Woodworking Experience:
Excellent compressor very quiet with quick recovery, great size and easy carry handle.
March 14, 2019
12 months ago
Woodworking Experience:
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Why did you choose this?
Rockler Store
Quiet and suitable for indoor use. Will mostly be used with a brad-nailer.
Israel C on Nov 11, 2019
Weight and portability
Gerald P on Nov 1, 2019
Quiet and suitable for indoor use. Will mostly be used with a brad-nailer.
Israel C on Nov 11, 2019
Read the reviews about it being quiet and lightweight, both of which are needed. Time will tell once received and tried.
Franklin W. Orr S on Nov 3, 2019
Weight and portability
Gerald P on Nov 1, 2019
Compact, quiet, backed by Rockler
Eric on Oct 25, 2019
Because I heard it was very quiet.
Larry G on Mar 1, 2019
Lightweight and quiet for inside house.
Kate on Feb 27, 2019
Good reviews. I needed a light, quiet compressor. On sale for $120, it fit my budget.
Scott G on Feb 24, 2019
Because it is quiet!
Allen T on Feb 24, 2019
Because it is quiet!
Dennis J on Feb 24, 2019
because it is quiet. Not happy that the pay-pal link didn't work.
Joseph H on Feb 23, 2019
Low noise and cost
Craig W on Feb 23, 2019
It looks like an excellent choice to replace my old Campbell Hausfeld that is very noisy. And, it is quieter and priced less than the new quiet line that Harbor Freight is offering.
Jim on Feb 23, 2019
Needed comfort for the ears!
Bill W on Feb 23, 2019
Great price and reviews.
Martin E on Feb 17, 2019
Quiet running and compact size
Richard C on Feb 16, 2019
reviews …..****** good price....!
jonathan thibeault O on Feb 15, 2019
I wanted a lighter compressor to be able to move from the shop to where my project may be. I'll let you know how that works out.
Virginia C on Feb 15, 2019
It sounds quite
Marvin S on Jan 28, 2019
need a new one and wanted a quiet one for doing trim work in house and for workshop
KRISTIE L on Dec 5, 2018
It’s quiet.
Russell D on Nov 29, 2018
It is quiet and portable.
Reg B on Nov 27, 2018
reviews said it was quiet
John C on Nov 24, 2018
I have a garage shop and need a quiet compressor so I can do more work late at night.
Michael M on Nov 24, 2018
need a quiet compressor
Bruce S on Nov 23, 2018
A friend has one and says that it is very quiet.
Joseph J. Fagan J on Nov 5, 2018
Great reviews on how quiet it is.
Mike the new guy. on Nov 5, 2018
I heard how quiet it is in a Rockler store and the price is really good for that quality
Ibert I on Jul 5, 2018
price and db rating
Lonnie H on Jul 4, 2018
Best price and good reviews
William F on Jul 4, 2018
quiet, small
John T on Jul 4, 2018
Because it is supposed to be very quiet.
clockwise on Jun 29, 2018
Silent convenience
Laith J on Jun 17, 2018
want a quiet compressor
John R on Jun 17, 2018
Chose the 1 gallon silent series air compressor to use for off site work
Emory D on Jun 14, 2018
Size, cost and quietness. Easy for small jobs with my brad nailer
Edward W on Jun 13, 2018
These are #3 & #4 that I have purchased. One was stolen. One was sold to a friend as soon as he saw it. These are small, with small capacity, but very quiet, very light and, overall, nice little, inexpensive compressors. Of these two, one is for my woodworking shop and one is for my maintenance shop. They are not "heavy duty", but can do a lot of the smaller jobs and are so easy to handle.
Keith B on Jun 11, 2018
I needed a quieter compressor just for light duty in my workshop and one that I can transport easily when I need one on site.
RV retired wood on Jun 10, 2018
Supposed to be quiet
Larry L on Jun 3, 2018
I need a quiet compressor
Bobby D on Jun 2, 2018
Because it is quiet
C N on Jun 1, 2018
My husband wanted it!
Rich N on May 31, 2018
Very low db level.
Nicholas B on Mar 14, 2018
Husband requested it for his Woodturning projects
L A N on Dec 14, 2017
Have a grandson who is an up-and-coming mechanic (at 13 years of age!). This makes a fine present for Christmas.
John L on Dec 11, 2017
My current small compressor is so loud I have to use hearing protection. Wanted one much quieter and lighter.
Steven M on Dec 8, 2017
reviews stated that it is quite and had a good rating
John H on Dec 7, 2017
quiet and price
Vince F on Dec 6, 2017
Weight, size, decibel level
Michael E on Dec 4, 2017
DAVID P on Nov 25, 2017
Need for my new small shop. Reviews were positive and helped me choose this one
Terri G on Nov 23, 2017
Read the reviews about it being quiet and lightweight, both of which are needed. Time will tell once received and tried.
Franklin W. Orr S on Nov 3, 2019
Compact, quiet, backed by Rockler
Eric on Oct 25, 2019
Where was this made? Does it come with any attachments?
nick! on Nov 25, 2016
BEST ANSWER: This is made in China and comes without any accessories.
What is the duty cycle on this compressor?
John S on Dec 8, 2016
BEST ANSWER: A duty cycle is specified as ratio of time running, typically as a percentage. It specifies how much the manufacturer recommends a unit can be on for in any given period typically one hour. So for example 50% duty cycle means the unit can run for 30 minutes out of every 60 minute period without experiencing premature wear.
Will this compressor run finishing nailers?
Tommyboy on Dec 9, 2016
BEST ANSWER: I use it with 18 gauge and 23 gauge nailers. Larger nailers with rapid use would probably tax it's limited volume...
How fast is the recovery?
Anthony P on Apr 26, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Recovery time is a little hard to answer because it depends on the conditions and tool you are using. I bought this compressor to use mainly in my woodworking shop and in the house. I use it primarily for nail and staple guns and for their use it works very well because only momentary bursts of air are required and you can keep working even if the compressor is running to build back up to it's maximum pressure. High CFM rated tools, like a 1/2 inch impact would not work well with this compressor. You could use it to air up tires but may have to wait a couple times for it to build back up. For my use I really like it; it's small, very portable, very quiet and well designed.
has anyone shot 16 ga. 2.5" finish nails with it ?
p L on Jul 5, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Yup, works great. I bought this compressor because of its quiet operation. I wanted a quiet machine for working in customers homes. This does an excellent job for finish work.
I bought the compressor about 5 months ago and am pleased with the performance so far. However, although still not outrageously loud, it did suddenly get much louder. I contacted the distributor (Rockler gave me the contact number) and they said to blow out the muffler. I did his with no change. Has anyone else had this experience?
JIMMY D on Sep 19, 2017
BEST ANSWER: I also noticed my compressor got a little louder but it is still much quieter than my old compressor. I use my Eagle compressor at least once a week.
What is the mfg. warranty on this compressor?
Dwayne on Nov 15, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Manufacturer offers a 1 year warranty.
Where was this compressor made?
Bill H on Dec 5, 2016
BEST ANSWER: This is made in China.
can the eagle-2000 drive an upholstery staple gun ?
Elizabeth F on Nov 20, 2017
BEST ANSWER: I'm quite sure it will have no trouble doing it. I have driven 1½" long brads easily. This is a great product and it is quieter than a small cordless drill when running.
Is the hose included or must be purchased separately? If so, is there a specific one that's needed or are they universal (can I use the hose from my old compressor)?
Mira D on Feb 15, 2019
BEST ANSWER: No hose was included. A hose is a hose, so it doesn't matter--any air hose. However, whatever hose you do use must have a quick disconnect type connector that matches the female end of the one supplied on the compressor. You can see it in the photo, just to the right of the pressure control knob on the control panel. BTW, I really like this quiet little unit.
What is the noise decibel level measurement when running? (You can use the iPhone Decibel meter app called "Decibel Meter Pro" to measure. It is a free download.) For example, 50 = Quiet office, Rain, Quiet Conversation), 85 = Vacuum Cleaner, Snow Blower.
Robert L on Oct 25, 2019
BEST ANSWER: I had a dehumidifier sunning at the time (44 dB), so my numbers are probably not too accurate, but I got 65 dB at 5 feet and 60 dB and 10 feet. I think their 44 dB number is a bit optimistic, but it is still much better than a regular compressor.
would this be a good compressor for air brushing?
clifton t on Aug 29, 2019
BEST ANSWER: I believe it would perform beautifully in that role. Small, quiet, easily portable with plenty of both pressure and cfm for an air brush.
Where can i buy parts for compressor Model #: EA-2000?
Nathan L on Jun 6, 2017
BEST ANSWER: This is the same as the Hitachi compressor, so you may be able to get parts from them
Over the years, I've had several pet dogs that fear-react to compressor noise, to the extent they bolt out of the house and run away. Can anyone who's had similar experiences and has switched to this compressor tell me if the sound level is quiet enough to avoid such a fear reaction?
ladyengineer on Oct 28, 2019
BEST ANSWER: This thing is louder than your refrigerator compressor (but just) and much quieter than a small window air conditioner. I can’t imagine your pup being frightened by it. Moreover, due to its small capacity it will cycle often enough where your animal will get used to it. I love mine for smaller jobs and remodeling projects. You will have to tighten down a fastener now and then as they will rattle free, but no big deal. Thinking of adding some lock washers to a couple of areas that shake loose more often. I’m really happy with mine. Good luck.
I'm looking at the specs for this, and I can't see how this wouldn't make a good compressor for an airbrush. It seems quieter than some of the airbrush specific compressors I've looked at. The tank is a bit larger than the others. With a moisture trap set up in the line, I can't see how this would make a nice compressor for an airbrush, any thoughts Or considerations I may be missing?
Robert on Jul 6, 2018
BEST ANSWER: I'm sure this would work perfect for an air brush. All I know for sure it can't sustain a large amount of air for a long time. Using it to pump up tires or pool toys will take a long time. Good luck, I would buy it for an air brush system.
Is The Eagle 2000 compresor able to run a hvlp spray gun for wood proyectos?
Ricardo L on Nov 8, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Don't know. I don't use it for sprayingEnter
Can you use it for a pressure pot?
Deborah K on Jun 22, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Doubt that it produces enough air. Works great for finish nail guns.
I bought a new 1/4" quick connector set and hose for this compressor. Why won't the 1/4" male fit the quick disconnect on this unit? What size is it. Can't find size in the manuals.
Vince on Dec 28, 2017
BEST ANSWER: It’s a standard 1/4 coupler but there are “industrial” and “automotive” type couplers. Check which one you bought, and use the other. I can’t tell you which one I’m using since it was just in a parts box, but the other type didn’t fit.
I suppose I could manifold an additional 2 gallon receiver to this unit, to get more longevity at the tool (nailer), but the downside would be longer recovery time and greater strain on the pump. Am I right? Or is it a reasonable trade-off?
Bruce E. on Oct 28, 2017
BEST ANSWER: The greater strain on a compressor is from more frequent starts. So adding additional tank capacity will not only give you a longer recovery time but will lengthen the life of the compressor. The only downside would be a larger setup (less portability) if you have the additional tank mounted as a permanent part of this compressor.
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