AccuBalance Air Capture Hood 8380

2ft x 2ft (610mm x 610mm) air capture hood/frame/base

2ft x 2ft (610mm x 610mm) air capture hood/frame/base


Product Details

The AccuBalance® Air Capture Hood 8380 is a multipurpose electronic air balancing instrument primarily used for efficiently taking direct air volume readings at diffusers and grilles. It features a detachable micromanometer which can be used with optional probes for increased flexibility in multiple measurement applications.

Offering durable, trouble-free operation, this lightweight, ergonomically designed capture hood kit saves time and money by combining multiple measurement tools into one package. The AccuBalance Air Capture Hood 8380 helps you create healthy and energy efficient environments while meeting local codes, guidelines and regulations for ventilation systems.

Capture Hood Features and Benefits

  • Ergonomic design and ultra light weight for easy, one-person operation
  • Automatically senses and displays supply or return flows, saving time on the job
  • Back pressure compensation ensures accurate readings
  • Multiple hood sizes available for easy, cost effective use across multiple jobs
  • Detachable digital micromanometer offers flexibility to use in multiple applications


Detachable Micromanometer Features and Benefits

  • Accurately measures pressure, velocity and flow to help you meet industry standards
  • Auto-zeroing pressure sensor reduces user-steps and saves time
  • Automatic density correction increases reading accuracy
  • Intuitive menu structure allows for ease of use and setup
  • Large graphic display with backlight offers easy-to-use interface
    • Displays up to five measurements simultaneously
    • On-screen messages and instructions
    • Programmed for multiple languages
  • Integrated Log-Tchebycheff duct traverse application simplifies calculations
  • Bluetooth communications for transferring data or remote polling
  • Includes downloading software with USB cable
  • Accommodates optional pitot, air flow (straight pitot), temperature/relative humidity, velocity matrix, or thermoanemometer probes for use in multiple applications



  •  HVAC commissioning
  • Clean room certification
  • Troubleshooting HVAC systems
  • Testing and balancing HVAC systems


Included Items

  • 2 ft. x 2 ft. (610 mm x 610 mm) air capture hood/frame/base
  • Detachable micromanometer
  • Swirl X Flow Conditioner
  • (4) AA size rechargeable NiMH batteries
  • Multi-country AC adapter
  • 18 in. (46 cm) Pitot probe
  • (2) Static Pressure probes
  • 16 ft (4.8 m) Neoprene tubing
  • Wheeled luggage-style carrying case
  • NIST traceable calibration certification
  • Downloading software
  • USB interface cable
  • Manual


Display Type Transflective 128 X 64 Dot Matrix LCD with additional backlighting
Conformance to Standards
EMC Requirements EN/IEC 61326-1(2005) Group 1, Class B Emissions/ Industrial Location Immunity. CFR:47 (2008) Part 15 – Meets FCC Class B Emissions
Performance Requirements EN/IEC 61672-1(2002), ANSI S1.4 (R2006), ANSI S1.43(R2007), EN/IEC 61260 (2001), ANSI S1.11 (R2009), (also meets requirements of former standards IEC 60651 and 60804) IEC60268-16 (2003) with Speech Intelligibility option
Safety Requirements IEC61010-1 (2010)
Certifications CE Mark, WEEE, RoHS
Physical Characteristics
Size 3.1”W x 11.1”H x 1.6” thick (with preamp & microphone); 7.9 cm x 28.2 cm x 4.1 cm
Weight 0.54 kg or 1.2 lbs. (including batteries)
Temperature Operating -10ºC to +50ºC (<± 0.5 dB effect); Storage -25ºC to +70ºC
Humidity 10% to 90% RH, non-condensing
Parameters SPL, LMax, LMin, LPk(peak), LEQ/LAVG, SEL, LN (selectable L1 to L99), TWA, Taktm, Taktmx, Dose, PDose, Exposure (Pa2H/Pa2S), LDN, CNEL, PTWA, LC-A
Ranges 120 dB+ (A-weighted) total dynamic measurement range over 8 individual ranges of 90 dB (A-weighted) each (with filters – 80 dB ranges); overall measurement range 0 dB to 140 dB
Frequency Weighting A, C, Z and F (Flat)
Electrical Characteristics
Batteries 4 disposable AA alkaline cells, typically >10 hours continuous use without backlight (SLM only without filters activated)
External DC Power Input 100 – 240 VAC, 47-63 Hz transformed to 9 VDC
Logging and Storage
Logging DL Models only. LMax, LMin, LPk(peak), LN, LEQ/LAVG may be logged at 11 selectable intervals from one second to 60 minutes to the included SD (secure digital) memory card. Use TSI Quest Detection Management Software DMS to interpret data files
Summary Data All session/study data is stored to the SD card. Summary data may be interpreted with TSI Quest Detection Management Software DMS, or exported to spreadsheet or XML file with an available utility
Memory Accepts 32 MB to 32 GB SD memory cards. Card included with all models and stores multiple summary sessions/studies and for setup storage (Contact factory for preferred SD card manufacturers)
Ports and Connections
Power Jack External power supply 9-16 VDC
USB Conforms to USB 2.0, mini-USB connector