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Digital Yacht PC Pilot Plug Cable

  • Receive NMEA 0183, AIS and GPS Data via a USB Port
  • Allows Connection from PC to a Class A Transponder
  • Plugs into PCs, MACs and Linux Based Systems, Length: 1.8 meters
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    • All AIS Class A Transponders have a special "Pilot Plug" that is intended to allow a Commercial Pilot to quickly and reliably connect their laptop PC to the Class A Transponder when they arrive onboard
    • Digital Yacht's sister company, Digital Deep Sea created the Pilot Plug Cable, which allows anyone to connect their PC to a Class A Transponder and receive NMEA 0183 AIS and GPS data via a USB port
    • With some models of Class A transponders, this cable can also be used to configure the Class A with static AIS data and/or the mandatory voyage data that should always be programmed in to a Class A transponder before starting a passage
    • The NMEA to USB Adapter works on PCs, Macs and Linux computers, and converts NMEA 0183 data, used by many marine systems, into a USB format that can be plugged into most modern computers
    • The Adapter is a bi-directional device so data can be sent to and from systems and has integral LEDs that flash as data is being received (green) and transmitted (red) which helps with interfacing issues
    • The Pilot Plug Cable creates a virtual COM port on the PC which navigation and charting software can use to read NMEA data
    • The device ships with a multi platform driver CD so it can be used on PCs, MACs and even Linux based systems
    • If you’re using the device with a Windows PC, you’ll get a bonus as SmarterTrack Lite AIS viewing software is included on the CD - effectively turning your PC into an AIS target display. 


    • 1.8 m Cable
    • Fully NMEA 0183 compatible (differential RS422)
    • Conforms to the IMO SN/Circ.227
    • Bidirectional data connection
    • Low cost simple solution
    • Built-in indicator lights flash to show data is being received and transmitted
    • Easy plug and play connection to most computers (Windows/Mac/LINUX)
    • Comes with a driver CD and a free copy of SmarterTrack Lite AIS software

    Digital Yacht Sea PC Pilot Plug Extension Cable
    Item #: 259800
  • Extends any Pilot Plug, Cable Length: 10 meters
  • Extend the Pilot Plug Cable without Increasing the USB Cable Length
  • Extends the NMEA 0183 Wiring Not the USB Wiring
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