Digital Yacht AIT2500 Class B+ 5W SOTDMA AIS w/GPS

Digital Yacht AIT2500 Class B+ 5W SOTDMA AIS w/GPS

  • $5,862.00
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**As the FCC requires all units sold in the US to be programmed by a qualified technician. Please submit the form below for programming at time of purchase. A copy of the MMSI Registration or FCC Ship Station License is required along with the vessel master or owner's signature on the completed programming form. **

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AIT2500 Class B+ 5W SOTDMA AIS with GPS

Digital Yacht have a range of Class B+ AIS transponders. Class B+, a standard, utilizes SOTDMA format transmissions which offer a 5W power output (2.5x more powerful than a regular Class B), a guaranteed time slot for transmission in busy traffic areas and faster update rates depending upon the speed of the vessel. It’s ideal for ocean sailors requiring the best possible performance and future proof satellite tracking applications, fast power boats and smaller non-mandated commercial vessels. It still inter-operates with existing Class B and Class A systems.

The AIT2500 is a full function SOTDMA AIS transponder with NMEA 0183, NMEA 2000 and USB data outputs. It is supplied with a GPS antenna and requires connection to a VHF antenna or suitable VHF-AIS antenna splitter.

The AIT2500 has the option of an AIS SART alarm which is great for use with personal AIS MOB devices.

Specifications:

  • Class B+ 5W transponder with GPS/GLONASS positioning
  • Multiple NMEA 0183 in/out and multiplex capability
  • NMEA 2000 connectivity
  • USB connectivity for PC/MAC
  • Remote TX silence switch option
  • Supplied with GPS antenna
  • Options include VHF-AIS antenna splitter, wireless interface (WLN10SM) and AIS SART Alarm (AIS Lifeguard)

Note On SOTDMA Technology

Class B+ is a generation of AIS functionality based on SOTDMA (self organised TMDA) messaging rather than the simpler CSTDMA (carrier sense TDMA).  It guarantees your AIS transmission will get a time slot, even in areas of very high traffic density.  It also specifies a 5W transmission power (compared with 2W for Class B) and a transmission rate that increases as the vessel moves faster.  With regular Class B protocol, the transmission rate is fixed at every 30 seconds when the vessel is moving. It is ideal for ocean sailors requiring the best possible performance and future proof satellite tracking applications, fast power boats and smaller non-mandated commercial vessels.

Sold by Storm Force Marine 

Storm Force Marine was established in 2005 and has since grown to become Hong Kong’s largest distributor of high quality Marine Products. Our product range covers individual clothing and accessories, Paddle Sports, Sail Boat to Motor Boat, Super yacht to Commercial,  RV, Solar power and off-grid. All supplied by the world’s leading manufacturers. 

We are suppliers to many of the boat builders and boat-yards in Hong Kong, Macau and China,  as well as Vietnam, Cambodia, the Philippines and Malaysia. We speak Cantonese, Mandarin, English and Boats.

We believe in quality service and helping you to ensure you have the right equipment for your needs, whether it is a spare part or complete system solutions. No part is too small, no job is too big. Storm Force Marine has supplied equipment for boats from 3m to 80m in length within the last year.

Contact details 

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