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AirMouse® sensor module

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Banks Air-Mouse Air-Density sensor
Banks Air-Mouse Air-Density sensor
Banks Air-Mouse Air-Density sensor
Banks Air-Mouse Air-Density sensor
Banks Air-Mouse Air-Density sensor
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AirMouse® sensor module

It's a weather station in the palm of your hand
Ambient Air Density, System
For Any vehicle with the Banks iDash SuperGauge or DataMonster
Estimated Ship Date November 2024
MSRP $215.56

$194.00

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The Banks AirMouse® is your new tool for measuring Mother Nature's power potential. Monitor Ambient Air Density, Temperature, Pressure, and Humidity. Adds performance potential to the iDash

CARB E.O. Not Required


Fitment Note

Note: 61301-20 Starter Cable required except for customers with a Derringer or other B-Bus Module already installed.
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Key Features

  • Monitor Ambient Air Density
  • Measures Ambient Temperature, Pressure, and Humidity
  • Adds performance potential capabilities to the iDash


Specifications

Works with the Banks iDash SuperGauge (Sold Separately)

The new AirMouse Ambient Air Density sensor module measures the power potential of air entering all naturally aspirated, turbo, and supercharged engines. The mouse-shaped sensor is a rugged military-grade weather station with scientific accuracy. The waterproof module utilizes a Gortex® vent to allow for precise measurement of pressure, temperature, and humidity while protecting the electronics inside. The compact sensor module mounts in the vehicle's grill or air intake to constantly monitor the characteristics of the available air, which directly impacts engine performance.

The AirMouse sends lightning-fast data over the BanksBus Network to the iDash for monitoring and data logging.

The module adds 15 new parameters to the already impressive iDash giving professional racers and performance enthusiasts the ability to view, data log, monitor min/max values, and set custom alerts for all AirMouse data.



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A Powerful Pocket-Sized Weather Station

The AirMouse unlocks the full potential of the Banks iDash, adds 15 new parameters, and turns it into a fully aware local weather station.

With access to highly accurate Pressure, Temperature, and Humidity sensors, the iDash can fully calculate the true oxygen content around you.

This in-turn represents the maximum potential horsepower your engine can make as the ECM matches pounds of fuel with pounds of air

A Banks AirMouse in the Hand

Scientific Accuracy | Military-Grade

The AirMouse sends lighting-fast data over the Banks Bus Network to the iDash for monitoring and data logging.

The over-molded waterproof module utilizes a Gortex vent to allow for precise measurement of pressure, temperature, and humidity while protecting the electronics inside.

The inner workings of the Banks AirMouse

Patented Air Density Parameters

Utilizing all OBD-2 sensor data, supplemental Banks Sensor Modules , and ambient conditions, from the AirMouse, the iDash is able to automatically calculate:
AAD (Ambient Air Density), BAD (Boost Air Density),
MAD (Manifold AirDensity) for accurate calculations.

This information provides you with the real stats you need to fully understand how much power your engine can make, and how efficient it is running.

No other gauge in the world can do that, in-fact it's a Banks exclusive.

U.S. Patent # 7,254,477 B1 and 7,593,808 B2

iDash Screen Displaying Manifold Air Density

Data Science You Can Use

The compact sensor module mounts in the vehicle’s grill or even directly in the air intake to constantly monitor the characteristics of the available air, which directly impacts engine performance.

How does one apply this data at the racetrack or their daily commute? Take the example of a vehicle that is struggling up a grade or runs slower on one day while running quicker and stronger the next when no changes were made to the car or tune.

The answer is likely atmospheric conditions – specifically, air density. The data logged by the iDash and AirMouse when compared to the current conditions would help the driver to decide the best time of the day to make a pass or tune specifically for the present weather conditions.

The inner workings of the Banks AirMouse

AirMouse Exclusive Perimeters Include:

  • Ambient Air Density Mass (lb of air per 1000 cubic feet)
    The mass of dry air per unit volume of air measured at the location of the sensor. Density is a direct measurement of the oxygen available in the air for combustion and is calculated from the air's temperature, pressure, and humidity. The parameter is divided by 1000 to make the scaling easier to work with. (ex: 76.4 lb/1kft^3 = 0.0765 lb/ft^3).

  • Ambient Air Density % of Standard Day
    Ambient Air Density divided by a standard (either J607 or J1349) to normalize Density Mass to 100% for easier analysis.

  • SAE J607 Correction Factor
    Dyno correction factor to correct HP at varying altitudes and ambient temperature and humidity to a standard (J607 Standard: AAP = 14.7 psia, AAT = 60 F, RH = 0%, AAD = 76.35 lb/1kft^3).

  • SAE J1349 Correction Factor
    Dyno correction factor to correct HP at varying altitudes, ambient temperature and humidity to a standard (J1349 Standard: AAP = 14.35 psia, AAT = 77 F, RH = 0%, AAD = 72.17 lb/1kft^3).

  • Ambient Air Pressure (psia)
    The pressure of the air at the sensor reported in pounds per square inch absolute.

  • Ambient Air Pressure (kPa)
    The pressure of the air at the sensor reported in Kilo Pascal absolute.

  • Ambient Air Pressure (in Hg)
    The pressure of the air at the sensor reported in inches of Mercury.

  • Ambient Air Temperature (F)
    The temperature of the air at the sensor reported in deg Fahrenheit.

  • Ambient Air Temperature
    The temperature of the air at the sensor reported in deg Rankine.

  • Ambient Air Temperature ©
    The temperature of the air at the sensor reported in deg Celsius.

  • Ambient Air Temperature (K)
    The temperature of the air at the sensor reported in deg Kelvin.

  • Relative Humidity (%)
    The amount of water vapor present in air expressed as a percentage of the amount needed for saturation at the same temperature.

  • Grains H2O (grain/lb air)
    A measurement of absolute humidity. The mass of water vapor in the air per lb of dry air. 7000 grains of H20 is equal to 1 lb of water.

  • Density Altitude (ft)
    The density altitude is the altitude relative to standard atmospheric conditions at which the air density would be equal to the indicated air density at the place of observation. In other words, the density altitude is the air density given as a height above mean sea level.

  • Pressure Altitude (ft)
    Pressure altitude is defined as the altitude above or below the standard 29.92" Hg standard datum plane. On a standard day, the pressure at sea level would be 14.7 psia (29.92" hg). For every 1000' of altitude, there is an increase or decrease of about 0.5 psia (1" hg).