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SI-TEX Metadata Class B AIS Transceiver with External GPS Antenna Package

SI-TEX Metadata Class B AIS Transceiver with External GPS Antenna Package

  • Provides Max Range and Efficient Real-Time AIS message processing
  • Interface through NEMA 0183 or NMEA 2000, Includes MDA-A-ANT External Antenna
  • Power: 12 to 24 Volts, Material: Marine Grade Plastic, Waterproof: IPx7 Rated
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    Important Information Regarding the Purchase of a Class B AIS:
    When you are ready to place your order, you will need to complete the AIS Static Data Programming Log.

    This required form must be sent to Defender Industries via e-mail or faxed along with a copy of your MMSI registration before your order can be processed. Our fax number is 860-701-3432.

    Because each transponder can only be programmed once with your personal MMSI number, orders CAN NOT BE CANCELLED AND ARE NOT RETURNABLE after orders have been placed.

    This SI-TEX package is the Metadata Class B AIS Transceiver with External GPS Antenna included.

    In the Box:

    • Metadata Class B AIS Tranceiver Unit (Model MDA-1)
    • 2 m Power/NMEA 0183 Data Cable
    • 1 m USB Cable
    • proAIS Configuration Software
    • Mounting Screws
    • SI-TEX External GPS Antenna (Mode lMDA-1-ANT)
    • 10 m Power Cable
    • User Manual
    • Quick Start Guide
    • Two-Year Warranty

    Features of Metadata Class B AIS Transceiver:

    • SI-TEX MDA-1 Metadata-Class B AIS Transceiver with internal GPS 50 channel Smart Receiver will provide maximum range and exceptionally efficient real time AIS message processing for all AIS messages
    • The SI-TEX Metadata Class B AIS Transceiver has an integrated GPS Smart Antenna system, with the option of using an external GPS Antenna if needed.
    • It uses the RMAx AIS Technology which translates AIS messages into NMEA 0183 and 2000 so fast that the receiver on this new generation module can maintain maximum range even in congested areas with considerable AIS traffic
    • Interface through NMEA 0183 or NMEA 2000
      • Connected via NMEA 0183 or NMEA 2000 to your chartplotter, it will display the AIS transponder equipped vessels in your area on the screen of a compatible plotter
    • Manufactured in marine grade plastic this Class B AIS transceiver meets the water proof standard of IPX-7
    • The MDA-1 can be installed almost anywhere on your boat because it is manufactured to withstand the harshest marine environment
    • Dimensions: 1.9" H x 5.5" W x 3.9" D

    Specifications of Metadata Class B AIS Transceiver:

    • Dimensions: 140 mm L x 100 mm W x 42 mm H
    • Weight: 250 g
    • Power: 9.6 - 31.2 Volt DC
    • Average Power Consumption: 170 mA @ 12 Volt DC
    • Peak current rating: 2A
    • GPS Receiver: 50 channel IEC 61108-1 compliant
    • Electronic Interfaces:
      • USB
      • NMEA 0183 38,400 k Baud output
      • NMEA 0183 4,800 k Baud input
      • NMEA 2000 LEN=1
    • Connectors:
      • VHF Antenna connector (SO-239)
      • USB type A plug
      • NMEA 2000 standard connector
      • 12 way power input NMEA 0183 External switch
    • Output Power: 33 dBM +- 1.5 DB
    • Rating: Water resistant to IPx7
    • Operating Temperature: -25° C to +55° C

    Features of External GPS Antenna:

    • MDA-1-ANT SI-TEX External GPS Antenna
    • SI-TEX External GPS Antenna for MDA-1
    • Applications: Optional for MDA-1 AIS transceiver
    • 66 Channels
    • Includes 5 meter cable


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