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Vesper Marine XB-8000 smartAIS Transponder with Built-in WiFi Bundle
Vesper Marine XB-8000 smartAIS Transponder with Built-in WiFi Bundle
Vesper Marine XB-8000 smartAIS Transponder with Built-in WiFi Bundle
Vesper Marine XB-8000 smartAIS Transponder with Built-in WiFi Bundle
Vesper Marine XB-8000 smartAIS Transponder with Built-in WiFi Bundle

Vesper Marine XB-8000 smartAIS Transponder with Built-in WiFi Bundle

  • Black Box Class B AIS Transponder with built-in smartAIS alarms
  • Includes a Built-in GPS Receiver, External Antenna, Splitter, Alarm w/Switch
  • Connections: WiFi / USB / NMEA 2000 & NMEA 0183
  • Item #: 
    261790
    Brand: 
    Vesper Marine
    Model #: 

    XB-8000B1

    Packaged Weight: 
    4.00 Lbs.
    List Price: 
    $1,048.00
    $949.00
    261790 Vesper Marine Vesper Marine XB-8000 smartAIS Transponder with Built-in WiFi Bundle XB-8000B1

    The XB-8000 AIS Transponder has a built-in WiFi router and a NMEA 2000® & 0183 gateway, and integrates AIS, GPS and NMEA information. The WiFi router allows you to see safety and navigation data on your tablet, mobile device or PC. Includes a powerful external GPS antenna and has a fast 5Hz GPS update rate. This is a great product for any boater needing a low power consumption, low profile Class B AIS transponder with WiFi, NMEA 2000 / 0183 and USB connections.

    Features:

    • Active AIS system with smart alarm logic that proactively alerts you when you have potential collision situations
    • Built-in WiFi router and a NMEA2000® gateway integrates and translates AIS, GPS and NMEA information
      • Information can be sent to up to 5 devices simultaneously. Use this data in your navigation applications such as NavPlay, iNavX or SEAiq on an iPad. Or use Android apps and Windows or Mac navigation software
    • 5Hz GPS with a powerful 50 channel external GPS antenna for lightning fast 5Hz update rates
    • Galvanically isolated (GI) ports that protect your transponder and marine equipment from high current damage
    • Low power consumption, low profile Class B AIS transponder with WiFi, NMEA 2000 / 0183 and USB connections
    • Easy installation - just plug in a VHF antenna and connect to 12-24 VDC
    • WatchMate XB-8000 is always on, always visible, always watching.
    • Collision prevention - continuously monitors crossing situations to set off alarms with full vessel information for critical action
    • Anchor watch - will alert you in the event of your anchor dragging
    • Man overboard sets off an alert when an AIS MOB device is activated and will show their current location.
    • Integrates with your NMEA Navigation Network by monitoring sensors, GPS and AIS data
    • Rated IPx7 which means it is totally submersible to 1m for up to 30 mins
    • Watchmate Mobile App - With the XB-8000s NMEA2000 gateway and WIFI, combined with the FREE smartAIS Mobile App, you can configure, monitor and remotely control via your iPhone or iPad or Android device.
    • Silent mode can be controlled by an external switch (not included) or via WiFi from your PC, Mac, iPhone, iPad, or Android phone or tablet
    • Self diagnosis status lights - Multi-color LED keeps you informed of operational status providing self-diagnosis that shows warnings if AIS, GPS, or antenna are not functioning

    VHF / AIS Antenna Splitter

    • For use on all AIS transponders and receivers
    • Provides signal gain which improves AIS reception and increasing range
    • Enables AIS to Share a Single Antenna with VHF and AM/FM Radio
    • Built-in low noise amplifier
      • Important in increasing the receive range from the increasing number of low power AIS SART and MOB devices
    • Power: 12 - 24 Volts DC, Includes Built-in Low Noise Amplifier.

    Alarm

    • External mute switch for WatchMate smartAIS transpondersd
      • You can choose to silence the alarm by using this Mute Switch, which can be easily mounted anywhere on board
    • Durable and waterproof, 304 Stainless steel switch
    • Ideal for mounting both internally or externally
    • Designed to be used with 12 and 24 VDC systems

    Note: Vesper continually provides free updates for any upgrades or improvements made to their product, so you can be assured of the latest and greatest features

    Specifications:

    Transponder

    • Frequency range: 156MHz to 163MHz
    • Operating temperature: -25° C to +55° C (-13° F to 131° F)
    • Environmental watertight: (USCG CFR-46, IPx7)
    • Power supply: 10-32 VDC, <0.8W nominal
    • Overall size: 135mm Long x 107 Wide x 56 Deep (5 5/16" x 4 1/4" x 2 1/4") (includes connectors)
    • Maximum VHF power: 25W
    • Maximum AIS power: 12.5W
    • Compatibility: Fully compatible with all Vesper Marine AIS transponders and receivers. Also compatible with other manufacturer's AIS receivers and transponders and will typically increase their performance.
    • VHF & AIS connectors: SO-239 (UHF). Requires two appropriate length standard 50 ohm patch cables with PL-259 plugs (two - 2m (6.5ft) cables included).
    • AM / FM connector: BNC, optional 2m (6') cable available BNC to Motorola plug
    • Patch cable: Two provided as standard. 2m (6.5ft) long 50 Ωcable with PL259 connectors.
    • Insertion loss: VHF RX <1.5dB / VHF TX <1dB / AIS TX <1dB
    • AIS Receive gain: 12dB
    • AIS sensitivity with Vesper Marine transponders: -119 dBm, 6dB improvement

    Splitter

    • Frequency range: 156MHz to 163MHz
    • Operating temperature: -25° C to +55° C (-13° F to 131° F)
    • Environmental: Watertight: (USCG CFR-46, IPx7)
    • Power supply: 10-32 VDC, <0.8W nominal
    • Overall size: 135mm Long x 107 Wide x 56 Deep (5 5/16" x 4 1/4" x 2 1/4") (includes connectors)
    • Maximum VHF power: 25W
    • Maximum AIS power: 12.5W
    • Compatibility: Fully compatible with all Vesper Marine AIS transponders and receivers. Also compatible with other manufacturer's AIS receivers and transponders and will typically increase their performance.
    • VHF & AIS connectors: SO-239 (UHF). Requires two appropriate length standard 50 ohm patch cables with PL-259 plugs (two 2m (6.5ft) cables included).
    • AM / FM connector: BNC, optional 2 m (6') cable available BNC to Motorola plug
    • Patch cable: Two provided as standard. 2 m (6.5ft) long 50 ω cable with PL259 connectors.
    • Insertion loss: VHF RX <1.5dB / VHF TX <1dB / AIS TX <1dB
    • AIS receive gain: 12dB
    • AIS sensitivity with Vesper Marine transponders: -119 dBm, 6dB improvement

    Alarm

    • Voltage range: 10-32 VDC
    • LED color: Blue
    • Button & body material: 304 Stainless Steel
    • Contact material: Silver Alloy
    • Cable: 150 mm (6") Tinned
    • Panel thickness: 1~ 10 mm
    • Operating temperature: -20° C~ +55° C
    • Insulation resistance: > 1000mΩ
    • Contact resistance: < 50mΩ
    • Degree of protection: IP65

    In the Box:

    XB-8000 Package Includes:

    • XB-8000 AIS Black Box
    • GPS Antenna with 10 m (33 ft) cable
    • 2 m (6.5 ft) power/data cable
    • 1 m (3 ft) USB cable
    • AIS VHF antenna splitter
    • 2 m (6.5 ft) Power cable
    • Two - 2 m (6.5 ft) PL259 patch cables
    • External smartAIS Alarm and Switch
    • Installation Guide

    Splitter Package Includes:

    • AIS VHF antenna splitter
    • Installation guide
    • 2 m (6.5') Power cable
    • Two - 2 m (6.5') PL259 patch cables

    Vesper Marine XB-8000 smartAIS Transponder with Built-in WiFi Bundle
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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.

    The XB-8000 AIS Transponder has a built-in WiFi router and a NMEA 2000® & 0183 gateway, and integrates AIS, GPS and NMEA information. The WiFi router allows you to see safety and navigation data on your tablet, mobile device or PC. Includes a powerful external GPS antenna and has a fast 5Hz GPS update rate. This is a great product for any boater needing a low power consumption, low profile Class B AIS transponder with WiFi, NMEA 2000 / 0183 and USB connections.

    Features:

    • Active AIS system with smart alarm logic that proactively alerts you when you have potential collision situations
    • Built-in WiFi router and a NMEA2000® gateway integrates and translates AIS, GPS and NMEA information
      • Information can be sent to up to 5 devices simultaneously. Use this data in your navigation applications such as NavPlay, iNavX or SEAiq on an iPad. Or use Android apps and Windows or Mac navigation software
    • 5Hz GPS with a powerful 50 channel external GPS antenna for lightning fast 5Hz update rates
    • Galvanically isolated (GI) ports that protect your transponder and marine equipment from high current damage
    • Low power consumption, low profile Class B AIS transponder with WiFi, NMEA 2000 / 0183 and USB connections
    • Easy installation - just plug in a VHF antenna and connect to 12-24 VDC
    • WatchMate XB-8000 is always on, always visible, always watching.
    • Collision prevention - continuously monitors crossing situations to set off alarms with full vessel information for critical action
    • Anchor watch - will alert you in the event of your anchor dragging
    • Man overboard sets off an alert when an AIS MOB device is activated and will show their current location.
    • Integrates with your NMEA Navigation Network by monitoring sensors, GPS and AIS data
    • Rated IPx7 which means it is totally submersible to 1m for up to 30 mins
    • Watchmate Mobile App - With the XB-8000s NMEA2000 gateway and WIFI, combined with the FREE smartAIS Mobile App, you can configure, monitor and remotely control via your iPhone or iPad or Android device.
    • Silent mode can be controlled by an external switch (not included) or via WiFi from your PC, Mac, iPhone, iPad, or Android phone or tablet
    • Self diagnosis status lights - Multi-color LED keeps you informed of operational status providing self-diagnosis that shows warnings if AIS, GPS, or antenna are not functioning

    VHF / AIS Antenna Splitter

    • For use on all AIS transponders and receivers
    • Provides signal gain which improves AIS reception and increasing range
    • Enables AIS to Share a Single Antenna with VHF and AM/FM Radio
    • Built-in low noise amplifier
      • Important in increasing the receive range from the increasing number of low power AIS SART and MOB devices
    • Power: 12 - 24 Volts DC, Includes Built-in Low Noise Amplifier.

    Alarm

    • External mute switch for WatchMate smartAIS transpondersd
      • You can choose to silence the alarm by using this Mute Switch, which can be easily mounted anywhere on board
    • Durable and waterproof, 304 Stainless steel switch
    • Ideal for mounting both internally or externally
    • Designed to be used with 12 and 24 VDC systems

    Note: Vesper continually provides free updates for any upgrades or improvements made to their product, so you can be assured of the latest and greatest features

    Specifications:

    Transponder

    • Frequency range: 156MHz to 163MHz
    • Operating temperature: -25° C to +55° C (-13° F to 131° F)
    • Environmental watertight: (USCG CFR-46, IPx7)
    • Power supply: 10-32 VDC, <0.8W nominal
    • Overall size: 135mm Long x 107 Wide x 56 Deep (5 5/16" x 4 1/4" x 2 1/4") (includes connectors)
    • Maximum VHF power: 25W
    • Maximum AIS power: 12.5W
    • Compatibility: Fully compatible with all Vesper Marine AIS transponders and receivers. Also compatible with other manufacturer's AIS receivers and transponders and will typically increase their performance.
    • VHF & AIS connectors: SO-239 (UHF). Requires two appropriate length standard 50 ohm patch cables with PL-259 plugs (two - 2m (6.5ft) cables included).
    • AM / FM connector: BNC, optional 2m (6') cable available BNC to Motorola plug
    • Patch cable: Two provided as standard. 2m (6.5ft) long 50 Ωcable with PL259 connectors.
    • Insertion loss: VHF RX <1.5dB / VHF TX <1dB / AIS TX <1dB
    • AIS Receive gain: 12dB
    • AIS sensitivity with Vesper Marine transponders: -119 dBm, 6dB improvement

    Splitter

    • Frequency range: 156MHz to 163MHz
    • Operating temperature: -25° C to +55° C (-13° F to 131° F)
    • Environmental: Watertight: (USCG CFR-46, IPx7)
    • Power supply: 10-32 VDC, <0.8W nominal
    • Overall size: 135mm Long x 107 Wide x 56 Deep (5 5/16" x 4 1/4" x 2 1/4") (includes connectors)
    • Maximum VHF power: 25W
    • Maximum AIS power: 12.5W
    • Compatibility: Fully compatible with all Vesper Marine AIS transponders and receivers. Also compatible with other manufacturer's AIS receivers and transponders and will typically increase their performance.
    • VHF & AIS connectors: SO-239 (UHF). Requires two appropriate length standard 50 ohm patch cables with PL-259 plugs (two 2m (6.5ft) cables included).
    • AM / FM connector: BNC, optional 2 m (6') cable available BNC to Motorola plug
    • Patch cable: Two provided as standard. 2 m (6.5ft) long 50 ω cable with PL259 connectors.
    • Insertion loss: VHF RX <1.5dB / VHF TX <1dB / AIS TX <1dB
    • AIS receive gain: 12dB
    • AIS sensitivity with Vesper Marine transponders: -119 dBm, 6dB improvement

    Alarm

    • Voltage range: 10-32 VDC
    • LED color: Blue
    • Button & body material: 304 Stainless Steel
    • Contact material: Silver Alloy
    • Cable: 150 mm (6") Tinned
    • Panel thickness: 1~ 10 mm
    • Operating temperature: -20° C~ +55° C
    • Insulation resistance: > 1000mΩ
    • Contact resistance: < 50mΩ
    • Degree of protection: IP65

    In the Box:

    XB-8000 Package Includes:

    • XB-8000 AIS Black Box
    • GPS Antenna with 10 m (33 ft) cable
    • 2 m (6.5 ft) power/data cable
    • 1 m (3 ft) USB cable
    • AIS VHF antenna splitter
    • 2 m (6.5 ft) Power cable
    • Two - 2 m (6.5 ft) PL259 patch cables
    • External smartAIS Alarm and Switch
    • Installation Guide

    Splitter Package Includes:

    • AIS VHF antenna splitter
    • Installation guide
    • 2 m (6.5') Power cable
    • Two - 2 m (6.5') PL259 patch cables






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