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Vesper XB-8000 AIS Transponder w-Built-In WiFi & NMEA 2000 Gateway

Vesper XB-8000 AIS Transponder w-Built-In WiFi & NMEA 2000 Gateway

$799.00 OR

**As the FCC requires all units sold in the US to be programmed by a qualified technician. Please submit the form below for programming at time of purchase. A copy of the MMSI Registration or FCC Ship Station License is required along with the vessel master or owner's signature on the completed programming form. **

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XB-8000 AIS Transponder w/Built-In WiFi & NMEA 2000 Gateway

The XB-8000 AIS Transponder has WiFi, NMEA 2000® & 0183, USB and GPS receiver all built right in and includes our powerful external GPS antenna.

A great product for any boater needing a low power consumption, compact low profile Class B AIS transponder with WiFi, NMEA 2000 / 0183 and USB connections. Also the perfect device for boat builders wanting to future proof with AIS and WiFi technology.

This AIS transponder is a unique Class B AIS transponder with WiFi allowing navigation information to be viewed from anywhere on your boat. Mounting the XB-8000 is made easy with innovative cable connection points that create neat low profile installations.

Unlike other marine products with WiFi, the XB-8000 can securely connect up to 5 other devices simultaneously. You can have a wireless connection to your laptop, smart phone and tablet - all simultaneously! And for even larger networks, you can wirelessly connect the XB-8000 to an external WiFi router for unlimited expansion capability.

The XB-8000 also incorporates Vesper Marine's multi-processor architecture for fast performance and includes dedicated AIS processors ensuring reliable, instant AIS data acquisition.

The XB-8000 is like having three products all in one compact and affordable package:
  • A powerful and extremely sensitive AIS transponder that transmits your vessel position and details and receives this information from other vessels with AIS transponders. Super sensitive dual parallel AIS receivers provide greater range than other AIS transponders.
  • A secure Wifi router that allows up to five other devices to connect to it and each other wirelessly. GPS, AIS and NMEA instrument data can be shared with all your mobile devices and laptops. These devices can even talk to each other using the XB-8000 as their router. If you need greater range or more device connections, simply add an ordinary WiFi router and easily configure the XB-8000 to join that router's network instead of creating its own. No other AIS transponder or marine WiFi can do this.
  • A NMEA 2000 gateway that translates NMEA 2000 instrument data and makes it available over WiFi to your mobile devices. You'll get all your instrument data displayed on the mobile app of your choice! There is no need to buy a separate NMEA 2000 gateway product when you have an XB-8000 that supports a wide range of wind, depth, speed, heading, log, and temperature PGN's. It even translates NMEA 2000 to USB for computers and NMEA 0183 for older plotters too.

This innovative easy to use AIS Transponder combines:
  • Free iPad, iPhone and Android app provides a "radar" style plotter screen of all nearby vessels. The app also includes configuration, status monitoring and interactive remote control over the XB-8000's operation
  • NMEA 2000 & 0183, WiFi and USB
  • Translates and routes NMEA 2000 instrument data over WiFi, USB and NMEA 0183
  • Makes all your NMEA 0183 data available over WiFi and USB. Use your tablet or computer to view instrument data whether it is coming from NMEA 2000 or NMEA 0183
  • Internal high-performance parallel two channel AIS transponder
  • You can switch this transponder into Silent Mode (receive-only) from your tablet, phone, PC, Mac or with a hard-wired switch
  • Includes 50 channel GPS receiver with external antenna and 10M (33') cable
  • WiFi configuration options: Access Point creates a network or Client of an existing router
  • WiFi security with configurable WPA/WPA2 protection
  • View AIS and navigate from your computer, smart phone or tablet from anywhere on your boat over wireless connections for up to five devices

Size:200mm wide x 130mm high x 60mm depth (7-7/8" x 5-1/8" x 2-3/8")
Environmental:Waterproof (IPx7: submersible to 1m for 30 mins)
Operating temperature:-25°C to +55°C (-13°F to 131°F)
Number of receivers:2 AIS, 1 DSC (timeshared)
Receive Sensitivity:-113 dBm
Number of transmitters:1 AIS
Power supply:10-32 VDC, 4W nominal
TX Power output:33 dBm (2W)
GPS:50 channel (external antenna included) with WAAS and EGNOS
VHF antenna required:50 ohm, max 2:1 VSWR @ 162MHz, PL259 connector
Serial data:1 fully isolated USB port (mini), 1 isolated NMEA 0183 input (RS422 4800/38400 baud) 1 NMEA 0183 output (RS422 4800/38400 baud)
Connectivity:NMEA 2000, NMEA 0183, USB, Wireless 802.11 b/g
All input NMEA 0183 sentences are repeated to the NMEA 0183 output, USB and WiFi. Selected NMEA 2000 PGN's (heading, wind, depth, speed, temperature, and log) are translated to NMEA 0183 sentences and repeated to the NMEA 0183 output, USB and WiFi. This allows a wide variety of NMEA 0183 and NMEA 2000 instruments to be interfaced and output to all other connected devices.
NMEA 2000:NMEA 2000 certified. LEN 2. Micro-C male connector. Female drop cable required (not included). Compatible with all NMEA 2000 certified Raymarine SeaTalk NG devices (DeviceNet cable required), Garmin, SimNet (NMEA 2000 adapter cable required), and other NMEA 2000 certified products.
Wireless:Access Point for up to 5 devices or client of existing router
Wireless Security:WPA / WPA2 Personal (PSK)
Protocols:IEC 61162-1, NMEA 0183, NMEA 0183 HS
Standards:IEC 62287, IEC 60945, IEC 61108, IEC 61162, ITU-R M.1371, ITU-R M.825, ITU-R M.1084
Approvals:BSH, BABT, CE, US Coast Guard, US FCC, Industry Canada
Warranty:Two year world-wide warranty
Supplied With:
  • 2M Power/Data cable
  • External GPS antenna

Product : VESPER XB-8000, BLUE BOX
Manufacturer : VESPER MARINE
Manufacturer Part No : XB8000
UPC : 609728265359