Best Quiet Air Compressors of 2023

Best Quiet Air Compressors of 2023

Top-Rated and Best-Selling Quiet Air Compressors

Melissa, the Air Compressor Expert
Air Compressor Expert

A quiet air compressor can help you work in peace (and your visitors won't mind either]. That's why we put together the Best Quiet Air Compressors based on our best-selling, highest-rated models with expert recommendations to ensure you get the perfect type for your needs. 


If you're not sure what kind of quiet air compressor you need, check out our Quiet Air Compressor Buyer’s Guide to get started and come back to the list for an expert recommendation.



Best Quiet Air Compressors List

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Best Quiet Residential Air Compressor

Learn More About California Air Tools CAT-8010A
Ultra-Quiet Portable Air Compressor
  • 60 dBA is ideal for indoor use where noise is an issue
  • Great for inflating, engraving, airbrushing & many other air tools
Durable 1-HP Motor (2.0-HP Peak)
  • 1680 RPM creating less noise and less wear
  • Time to fill tank from empty to full - 165 Seconds
  • Recovery time from 90 PSI to 120 PSI - 60 Second
Oil-Free Dual Piston Pump System
  • Works in a variety of temperatures & uneven terrains
  • 3000+ hour life cycle before wear; comparable units are 500 hours or less
8-Gallon Aluminum Air Tank w/ Wheel Kit
  • Easy to transport & store at only 37 pounds
  • Bottom manual drain valve for routine moisture removal
Thermal Overload Protector
  • Protects the motor from overheating
  • 8.5 amp draw works on most household outlets

Best Quiet Professional Air Compressor

Learn More About EMAX ES07V080V1
Patented Silent Air Technology
  • Dissipates compressor intake noise
  • Channels intake air through baffle plates & pre-filter media
  • Piston intake noise is trapped & dissipated
Reduces dBA Readings By Up To 35%
  • Less than a household vacuum cleaner
  • Ideal for applications where workers are close to the compressor
Solid Cast Iron Pump
  • Durable & reliable construction delivers performance
  • 100 PSI turn-on pressure; 145 PSI shut-off pressure
7.5 HP 208/230 Volt 1-Phase Industrial Grade Motor
  • 64 start amps needed; runs at 32 amps; 50A breaker recommended
1750 RPM Motor
  • Low RPM motor runs quieter & cooler; lasts longer

Best Quiet Commercial Air Compressor

Learn More About ABAC AS-7.5501TMD-71
ABAC AS-B Series - 7.5 HP Tank-Mounted Rotary Screw Air Compressor w/ Dryer
  • Ideal for automotive and industrial applications
  • Provides superior performance, efficiency, and reliability
3-In-1 System - Compressor, Dryer & Receiver
  • Tank-mounted design allows for a compact foot print
C43i Rotary Air End
  • 27.1 CFM @ 100 PSI (150 Max PSI); 100% Duty Cycle
  • Oil-injected, belt-driven design for low noise and vibration regardless of RPM
Integrated Block (IB) Design
  • Minimum parts, internally casted channels & integrated valves / fittings
  • Robust, hose-less, single piece compression and separation system
  • Allows for highly reliable operation and eliminates possibility of leaks
High-Density Aluminum Block
  • Provides less porosity to provide a stable film on the surface
  • Decreases the risk of corrosion for longer compressor life


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Melissa, the Air Compressor Expert
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