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Digital Yacht AIT2000 Class B AIS Transponder with HA156 Antenna

Digital Yacht AIT2000 Class B AIS Transponder with HA156 Antenna

  • Type: Class B Transponder with Internal GPS
  • 3 Outputs: NMEA 0183, NMEA 2000 and USB Connection
  • Power: 12 / 24 Volt DC, Impedance: 50 ohms, Frequency Range: 162 MHz
  • Item #: 
    Digital Yacht
    Model #: 


    Shipping Weight: 
    7.00 Lbs.
    List Price: 
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    Note:  This item ships from the manufacturer.
    It typically ships within 2 business days  (more...)
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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.


    • The AIT2000 uses the latest AIS Transponder technology to squeeze more performance and interfacing options into a housing that is half the size of Digital Yacht's previous generation transponder
      • Featuring a brand new AIS transponder (Class B) design
      • Ideal for use with existing plotter and radar systems
    • This ultra-compact Class B Transponder has 3 Outputs; NMEA 0183, NMEA 2000 and USB connection, allowing it to work with every AIS-compatible chart plotter or software package on the market today
      • USB Interface for simple plug and play connection to a PC or Mac
      • Includes N2Net interface and cable for connection to NMEA 2000 network 
      • High speed NMEA output (38,400 baud) compatible with industry standard plotters
    • Built-in high, performance 50 channel GPS receiver
      • Ideal also as a backup GPS
      • Comes complete with GPS antenna with integral 1"x14TPI thread mount
    • Includes remote silence button option
    • Rugged vibration-proof mounting brackets
    • Configuration of your vessels fixed data, such as MMSI, call sign, boat name, dimensions etc. is made easy with the included Windows and Mac compatible proAIS2 software
    • Once configured, the unit will provide AIS data to a PC or Mac running suitable navigation software or a dedicated chart plotter, such as the latest Raymarine, Navico, Standard Horizon and Furuno units
    • As well as transmitting your own vessels position so that other AIS-equipped vessels know where you are, the AIT1000, when connected to an existing VHF antenna (via a splitter) or dedicated AIS antenna, will receive all AIS targets within range of your boat, typically up to 30 NM
      • Requires VHF antenna  or dedicated AIS antenna (Available as Optional accessory) or splitter ( SPL2000 VHF/AIS Splitter )

    Package Includes:

    • HA156A-AIS V-Tronix AIS Antenna
    • 0.75 m Power / Data cable
    • 0.75 m USB cable
    • 0.75 m N2Net cable
    • GPS Antenna with 7.5 m cable
    • AIS software on CD and User Manual

    This bundle is supplied with a compact, 15 cm Heliflex HA156 antenna  specifically tuned to AIS (162MHz) frequencies for optimal performance. It's lightweight, has low windage and is supplied with an L bracket for easy installation onto any vertical surface. Includes 20m cable with BNC connector for AIS products.

    AIS Antenna Features:

    • Heliflex Stub Antenna
    • Low windage, compact antenna for yachts and motor boats
    • Ultra light weight
    • Helical construction
    • Unobtrusive
    • Integral aluminium masthead fitting that can fit to any vertical structure (requires two self tapping screws)
    • Includes 20 meter RG58 cable
    • Fitted BNC plug for Digital Yacht AIS
    • Does not require ground plane

    AIS Antenna Specifications:

    • Impedance: 50 ohms
    • Frequency Range: 162 MHz
    • Gain: Unity
    • V.S.W.R.: <1.5:1 at resonance
    • Length 0.15 meter


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