The Best Air Integrated Wrist Mounted Dive Computers for 2018

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Our comparison of the Best Dive Computers with Air Integration

Air integrated dive computers are becoming a very popular choice for Scuba divers. Ask around, and you'll find divers both for and against dive computers with air integrated capability.

Some, like to keep it simple and believe it's just another thing that can go wrong. Others love the freedom wireless AI gives them - a quick flick of the wrist during a confined wreck dive to show vital information, is want they want.

Whether you're looking to buy your first air integrated dive computer, or want to upgrade the one you have, our list below includes the top dive computers, all with wireless air capability.

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Click on the link below to take you directly to the dive computer you're interested in, or keep scrolling to see the features of them all.

Do you need a dive computer with wireless Air Integration (AI)?

Obviously, it's completely up to you on whether you want to include the option of wireless AI or not when buying a dive computer. Dive computers and air transmitters can be purchased separately. This means that if your budget doesn't stretch to the full package now, or if you're unsure on whether you want an air transmitter, buying a dive computer with the option for AI means you can always add an air transmitter to your gear later on.  

How do wireless dive computers work?

Air transmitters are screwed to your first stage of your regulator. This is then paired wirelessly with your wrist mounted dive computer. Once paired, it sends all the vital information directly to your dive computer. 

Some transmitters and dive computers only need to be paired the once. Others, such as Suunto's may need to be re-paired if someone on your dive boat is using the same code. This doesn't take long to re-pair a Suunto, but it's good to know this could happen before you buy. 

Air integrated diving computers monitor tank information such as air time remaining, bottom time remaining, and the current PSI reading.

Wrist Mounted Air Integrated Dive Computers

Below is our summary based on the price and functionality of the most popular wireless air integrated dive computers currently available.

All of these dive computers are good quality and reliable. It's really only a matter of picking the one with the features you want that's within your budget.

Watch Sized AI Dive Computers

Watch sized dive computers are more expensive than dedicated dive computers.

Aqua Lung i450t Air Integrated Dive Computer

Aqua Lung i450t Hoseless Air Integrated Wrist Watch Dive Computer
  • Recreational Dive Computer
  • Multiple gas capability - up to 3 Nitrox mixes (with 3 transmitters), each with individual PO2 set points.
  • Integrated digital compass. Features a North reference, return bearing lock, and declination adjustment
  • Automatic altitude adjustment
  • User changeable battery
  • Watch sized dive computer

Suunto D6i Novo Diving Computer with Air Transmitter

Suunto Dive Computer D6i Zulu Strap


  • Recreational Dive Computer
  • 5 Dive Modes - Air, Nitrox, Gauge, Free and Off
  • Gases switching - up to 3 Nitrox mixes
  • Integrated, tilt-compensated 3D compass
  • Steel case and scratch-resistant sapphire crystal glass
  • Watch sized dive computer
  • Battery is not user-changeable
These can easily pass as an everyday watch.

Priced around $1800 with transmitter

Shearwater Teric Diving Computer with Air Transmitter

Shearwater Research Teric Watch Sized Dive Computer
Shearwater Research Teric Dive Computer Air Transmitters
  • Technical, Recreational and Free Diving Dive Computer
  • Gases: Nitrox and Trimix 
  • Optional Air Integration for up to 2 transmitters
  • Customizable 1.39" full color, high resolution easy-to-read display with deep blacks
  • One time pairing with Air Transmitter
  • Integrated, tilt-compensated 3D compass
  • Sapphire crystal window, and 316 stainless bezel and buttons
  • Bluetooth Smart technology, and wireless charging via docking station
  • Rechargeable Li-ion Battery & 3V CR2 Lithium battery for the transmitter
  • Shearwater outstanding customer service
  • Watch sized dive computer

Large (not watch sized) Air Integrated Dive Computers

EON Steel Diving Computer with Air Transmitter

Suunto EON Steel Air Integrated Dive Computer
  • Technical Dive Computer
  • GASES: Up to 10 Nitrox Gases and Trimix compatible
  • Multi Gas, Trimix Decompression Computer
  • Integrated, tilt-compensated 3D compass
  • Rechargeable battery with 20 - 40 hours of dive time with one charge. 

This is a tough and durable dive computer with easy menu navigation.

Priced at less than $1800 with transmitter

Shearwater Perdix AI Dive Computer with Air Transmitter

Shearwater Perdix AI air intergration bluetooth dive computer
  • Technical & Recreational Dive Computer
  • 3 Gas Nitrox Recreational Computer
  • Multi Gas, Trimix Decompression Computer
  • Bluetooth Connectivity
  • One time pairing with Air Transmitter
  • Integrated, tilt-compensated 3D compass
  • Standard AA batteries for the dive computer & 3V CR2 Lithium battery for the transmitter
  • Shearwater outstanding customer service

The Shearwater Perdix AI has become one of the favorites of both Technical divers and Recreational divers alike.

Priced at around $1300 with transmitter

Suunto Vyper Novo Dive Computer with Air Transmitter

Suunto Vyper Novo Diving Computer Graphite and White
  • Recreational Dive Computer
  • Gases: Air & Nitrox
  • Integrated, tilt-compensated 3D compass

Priced at under than $1000 with transmitter

Aqua Lung i770R Air Integrated Dive Computer with Air Transmitter

New Release - September 2018

Aqua Lung i770R lets you wirelessly manage your dive data and settings on your mobile device via the dive computer’s Bluetooth connectivity. Following your dive, you can easily share your memories, photos, stats, and dive site on social media through the free DiverLog+ app

Aqua Lung i770R Wireless Air Integrated Dive Computer with USB
Aqua Lung i770R Air Integrated Dive Computer with USB
  • Recreational Dive Computer
  • Multiple Gas capability & 4 operating modes: Air, Nitrox, Gauge and Free Dive
  • High-visibility Thin Film Transistor (TFT) color screen with easy-to-use interface
  • Bluetooth data transfer to the DiverLog+ app
  • One time pairing with Air Transmitter
  • Integrated, tilt-compensated 3D compass
  • Automatic altitude adjustment
  • Rechargeable battery

Authored by Sharon Swanson

Reviewed by Terence Moore  PADI MSDT 101658

Since taking up Scuba diving in 1983, Terry Moore has been diving at some of the world's greatest dive spots, and to date has over 3,000 dives under his belt. As well as being a PADI Diving Instructor, Terry has worked in the offshore live-aboard diving industry teaching Underwater Photography and other specialty courses. 


Terry has dived off the island of Tortola in the British Virgin Islands, Australia, Papua New Guinea, Fiji, Palau, Truk Lagoon, Belize C.A. and numerous places throughout the Caribbean. He's pretty much dived wherever there was water deep enough to dive in.


You can visit Terry's website at: ​www.padidivepro.com


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