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Nasa AIS Engine 3 Receiver

Manufacturers Part Number: 010.185


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Order Code: ZNAS010.185
Manufacturer: Nasa
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Nasa AIS Engine 3 Receiver

The AIS Engine 3 is supplied with a free copy of ‘SeaClear’ and a trial version of Software on Board. A data cable to connect to the 9 pin serial port of a PC and a 12 volt power cable
The AIS Engine 3 and a conventional marine antenna are all you need to start plotting vessels on your PC or AIS compatible plotter. The software runs in windows 95, 98, ME, XP, 2000, NT and Vista, it includes a world map on which vessels are plotted. Any vessel on the screen can be selected and its AIS data displayed. This includes the vessels name, MMSI number, position, call sign and destination etc. Also included on the AIS Engine is an optional input for a GPS (RMC sentence). With this connected the users own vessel is shown on the chart with its latitude and longitude displayed in a window.

The unit can receive ships on either the A or B AIS channels. In default setting it alternates between the two channels.

The AIS engine can also be used with plotters or other PC software that have an AIS input facility. Check compatibility with your software supplier. An NMEA 0183HS input at 38,400 baud is required to accept the VDM AIS strings corresponding to ITU-1371.

If your PC does not have a spare 9 pin serial port a low cost serial to USB converter is available as an optional extra.


Technical Data

  • Operating frequencies - 162.025 and 161.975 mHz.
  • Supply voltage - 10 to 16 volts DC.
  • Supply current - 43mA.
  • Messages relayed - All class A and B AIS Messages relayed.
  • Antenna input - 50 ohm BNC.
  • Data connector - 9 pin 'D' type.
  • Mounting - via two moulded flanges.
  • Dimensions - 115 x 100 x 30mm.
  • Output format - NMEA 0183 (38400 Baud)
  • VDM encapsulation string conforming to ITU-1371.
  • NMEA RMC from GPS.
  • Supplied with Software, fused power cable and data cable

(Various receiver parameters are factory preset but can be altered from the PC if software is available.)

Whats in the box..

The Cactus Team - 09/25/2006 3 of 5 Stars!
"This is the perfect package if you want AIS on your boat and you have an onboard PC - this black box solution lets you display AIS data directly on to your PC, meaning you can also integrate the information with compatible PC navigation packages. And because it's from Nasa, it's cheap as chips too!"

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Our Price:
  Inc VAT
  ex VAT
Order Code: ZNAS010.185
Manufacturer: Nasa
RRP:   Inc VAT

Standard UK delivery is currently
2 - 3 working days
on this product. Express Delivery may be available
please call 01752 548845


Delivery Options
Choose Destination
Postcode/ZIP:  

Service
2 - 3 Working days
(inc TAX)
£1.94

Service
7 - 14 Working days
(inc TAX)
FREE