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 […]
May 29, 2012

SC500 Chart Plotter Software Update Video

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VgtQ1ZjytmU&feature=plcp

Find out about the latest software upgrade that is available here.

May 28, 2012

SC500 Plotter Display Adds Colour to Our AIT2000

Ours SC500 plotter has had a software make over to really improve the way AIS targets are displayed and allow easier navigation.  The new software works with both models – the SC500 which is designed to connect to an existing AIS receiver or transponder and the SC500A which incorporates an […]
May 28, 2012

WL510 Antenna Mounting Options

The WL510 is supplied with a 1m high gain WiFi antenna which is fitted with a 1.25″ threaded section and nut.  We also supply a 1.25″ deck base (called the E179F) which allows fitting direct to a horizontal surface.  Some users have, however, requested a 1″ adaptor so that the […]
May 28, 2012
SmartTrack NMEA2000 Setup

SmarterTrack Software Gets A New Release

We’ve just launched a new release of SmarterTrack software (VR 6.05) which has some nifty new features. Navionic’s charts can now be copied onto the hard drive of the PC so that the chart doesn’t have to be installed in the reader.  This is great for dual use systems where […]
May 25, 2012

NMEA-USB Adaptor

If you want a quick and easy way to get NMEA into your PC or MAC, the our USB-NMEA adaptor (ZDIGUSBNMEA) is the perfect choice.  It works with 4800 and 38400 baud data so is AIS compatible too and we even include a software CD which includes drivers and some […]
May 24, 2012

iAIS Four Star Winner in Dutch Press

In the April edition of WaterKampioen our iAIS was reviewed and received four stars out of five. It came as recommended by the Editorial team, which we’re really pleased about! If you didn’t see the edition and can’t get hold of it, you can read it here (as long as […]
May 23, 2012

Read about our new SPL2000 splitter in Sailing Today

In the July issue, our new splitter – the SPL2000, which has replaced the SPL250 has been featured. If you turn to page 22 you can read all about! It is available now. SPL2000 as featured in SailingToday