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

  • SOTDMA Class A Priority Provides more Accurate Positioning
  • Includes WiFi, Built-in Splitter, NMEA 0183, 2000 and USB Connections
  • Power: 12 to 24 Volts, Material: Marine Grade Plastic, Waterproof: IPx7 Rated
  • Item #: 
    261721
    Brand: 
    SI-TEX
    Model #: 

    MDA-5

    Packaged Weight: 
    3.00 Lbs.
    List Price: 
    $989.00
    Reg. Price:
    $774.99
    Sale Price:
    $736.24
    261721 SI-TEX SI-TEX Metadata Class B/SO AIS Transceiver with External GPS Antenna Package MDA-5

    This powerful Class B/SO* AIS transceiver will make your boat "visible" to other vessels with AIS over long disances and in challenging conditions with its 5-watt transmission power. The SI-TEX Metadata MDA-5 module transmits at more than twice the power of traditional Class B AIS transceivers to put you on more screens for increased safety.

    Package Includes:

    • Class B/SO AIS Transceiver
    • Commercial grade external GPS antenna with coax cable
    • Power & data interface cable
    • VHF radio connection cable
    • Product information DVD, with ProAis2 software for programming & troubleshooting
    • User manual & quick start guide
    • Mounting hardware

    Features:

    • World's most sophisticated, fully certified 5-Watt SOTDMA Class B AIS Module on the market
    • Transmits position and other dynamic data such as Speed Over Ground, Course Over Ground and Heading on a more frequent, "Class A-Type" priority basis
      • Provides surrounding vessels with more accurate position information
      • Especially important for boats traveling at high speeds and/or in congested areas
    • Higher output power means your vessel will be seen at longer ranges by other vessels and via AIS websites
    • *SOTDMA Class A Priority means your vessel will always transmit and be seen in congested harbors where traditional Class B units don't have network priority
    • Transmitter can be silenced (see definition below)
    • Automatic VDR Function (Voyage Data Recorder)
    • Integrated zero loss VHF antenna splitter - no second antenna needed
    • Built-In 802.11 b/g/n Long Range WIFI allows unit to send AIS and Position data to any WIFI connected devices
    • NMEA-0183 data port, NMEA-2000 & USB intelligent connectivity to all bridge systems
    • Built-In GPS & GLONASS satellite navigation receiver
    • Waterproof certified to IPX7
    • Dual receivers decode all DSC & AIS messages, including MOB & SART
    • Ultra-power efficient
    • IEC-62287-2, FCC and USCG certified
    • 2-Year warranty package

    Specifications:

    • Transmitter output power: 5 Watts
    • VHF Antenna connector SO-239 UHF
    • GPS Antenna connector TNC
    • NMEA-2000 connector: Micro-C
    • Frequency range: 156.025 - 162.025 Mhz
    • Input voltage: 9.6 - 31.2 Volt DC
    • Current draw: 220mA average power consumption
    • Operating temperature range: -25° C to +55° C
    • Ingress protection: IPx7
    • Dimensions (transceiver): 6.8" W x 5.0" H x 2.0" D
    • Weight 0.8 lbs

    *SOTDMA stands for Self-Organized Time-Division Multiple Access and means as AIS info comes into the receiver, it organizes the data into time slots that are time-shared with a TDMA receiver. It transmits at 5W at high power, twice the power of traditional Class B AIS Transceivers — so your boat can be "seen" over long distances and in the most challenging conditions.

    SI-TEX Metadata Class B/SO AIS Transceiver with External GPS Antenna Package
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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 customerservice@defender.com or faxed along with a copy of your MMSI registration before your order can be processed. Our fax number is 860-701-3432.

    IMPORTANT NOTICE:
    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 powerful Class B/SO* AIS transceiver will make your boat "visible" to other vessels with AIS over long disances and in challenging conditions with its 5-watt transmission power. The SI-TEX Metadata MDA-5 module transmits at more than twice the power of traditional Class B AIS transceivers to put you on more screens for increased safety.

    Package Includes:

    • Class B/SO AIS Transceiver
    • Commercial grade external GPS antenna with coax cable
    • Power & data interface cable
    • VHF radio connection cable
    • Product information DVD, with ProAis2 software for programming & troubleshooting
    • User manual & quick start guide
    • Mounting hardware

    Features:

    • World's most sophisticated, fully certified 5-Watt SOTDMA Class B AIS Module on the market
    • Transmits position and other dynamic data such as Speed Over Ground, Course Over Ground and Heading on a more frequent, "Class A-Type" priority basis
      • Provides surrounding vessels with more accurate position information
      • Especially important for boats traveling at high speeds and/or in congested areas
    • Higher output power means your vessel will be seen at longer ranges by other vessels and via AIS websites
    • *SOTDMA Class A Priority means your vessel will always transmit and be seen in congested harbors where traditional Class B units don't have network priority
    • Transmitter can be silenced (see definition below)
    • Automatic VDR Function (Voyage Data Recorder)
    • Integrated zero loss VHF antenna splitter - no second antenna needed
    • Built-In 802.11 b/g/n Long Range WIFI allows unit to send AIS and Position data to any WIFI connected devices
    • NMEA-0183 data port, NMEA-2000 & USB intelligent connectivity to all bridge systems
    • Built-In GPS & GLONASS satellite navigation receiver
    • Waterproof certified to IPX7
    • Dual receivers decode all DSC & AIS messages, including MOB & SART
    • Ultra-power efficient
    • IEC-62287-2, FCC and USCG certified
    • 2-Year warranty package

    Specifications:

    • Transmitter output power: 5 Watts
    • VHF Antenna connector SO-239 UHF
    • GPS Antenna connector TNC
    • NMEA-2000 connector: Micro-C
    • Frequency range: 156.025 - 162.025 Mhz
    • Input voltage: 9.6 - 31.2 Volt DC
    • Current draw: 220mA average power consumption
    • Operating temperature range: -25° C to +55° C
    • Ingress protection: IPx7
    • Dimensions (transceiver): 6.8" W x 5.0" H x 2.0" D
    • Weight 0.8 lbs

    *SOTDMA stands for Self-Organized Time-Division Multiple Access and means as AIS info comes into the receiver, it organizes the data into time slots that are time-shared with a TDMA receiver. It transmits at 5W at high power, twice the power of traditional Class B AIS Transceivers — so your boat can be "seen" over long distances and in the most challenging conditions.

     
     

     
     

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