December 4, 2012

More information on using our AIT2000 transponder with OpenCPN on Mac and LINUX PCs

Following on from our previous post on using our AIS products with the popular open source navigation software OpenCPN,  Digital Yacht have released a new Tech Note that explains how to get our latest AIT2000 Class B Transponder working with OpenCPN on a Mac or LINUX PC. Under Windows, there […]
November 28, 2012

TENDER TRACKING USING CLASS B AIS

We’re increasingly seeing AIS being used as a system for tender or jetski tracking.  This document helps see how Digital Yacht can offer a complete solution Download the pdf from here SUGGESTED SYSTEMS – TENDER TRACKING USING AIS  
October 24, 2012

iNAVHub – See What it Can Do…

iNAVHub is one of our most exciting new products so check this out to see what it can offer.  The “walk on board and connect” solution that’s easy to deploy and makes NMEA and Internet data available through ONE password protected wifi point- and at an affordable price. This is […]
September 20, 2012

New Firmware Update for AIT2000 + CLB2000

Today we have just finished testing and approving a new software update for our popular AIT2000 and CLB2000 Class B Transponders. This is the first update for these products and includes a number of small tweaks to the Alarms, to stop the occasional false alarm that one or two customers have reported. […]
September 11, 2012

Class B Static Data on NMEA2000

Occasionally technological progress can create unforeseen incompatibilities and unfortunately this has recently proved to be the case with some NMEA2000 chart plotters displaying AIS data.  A recent “name and shame” article on Panbo, the leading Marine Electronics Blog, highlighted a very important issue with some popular chart plotters from major manufacturers […]
July 10, 2012

AIT2000 is finally type approved in Italy!

July 5, 2012

Fault Finding an AIT2000 Transponder

You can also download this Tech Note (00036) from the Support Area of our Website. Once an AIT2000 has been installed and operating correctly for some time, the most common causes of failure are the external connections i.e. Power, VHF antenna and GPS Antenna. The first step is to test […]
June 6, 2012

AIS TRANSPONDERS – Do I need another GPS antenna?

We’re asked this all the time…   Unfortunately, the regulations surrounding AIS do not permit feeding an AIS transponder with an alternative GPS source from, for instance, a NMEA output from a chart plotter.  All Class B transponders must have their own internal GPS and they will validate its accuracy […]