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Vesper Marine XB-6000 AIS Transponder

Manufacturer: Vesper Marine
Measurement Category: Location, Ship Monitoring
Operating Environment: Splash Zone, Dry Enclosed Space
Mounting: Four through holes
Communication Protocol: RS-422, USB
Operating Mode: Free Streaming
Power Supply Type: VDC
Power Specification: 10-32 VDC, 2.5 W nominal
External Input: GPS antenna included.


The Vesper Marine XB-6000 is a Class B AIS transponder with built-in NMEA 2000 gateway converting navigation instrument data so it can be viewed on your PC or Mac. 5Hz GPS update rate providing greater detail and higher resolution plotting resulting in smooth tracking on chart plotters, MFD's and navigation software.

Instrument Measurements

  • Geodetic Position (Position)
  • Maritime Mobile Service Identity MMSI (Ship Identification)
  • Local Position less than 10km (Ship Tracking)
  • Regional Position 10km - 100km (Ship Tracking)
  • Trajectory (Ship Tracking)
  • Local Presence less than 10km (Ship Detection)
  • Regional Presence 10km - 100km (Ship Detection)

Optional Sensors

No optional sensors provided. Please add sensors.

Notes, Considerations & Recommendations

Supports NMEA 0183 and NMEA 2000 data interfaces.

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