July 27, 2021

Overriding 4GXtream Auto-APN Settings

Our latest 4GXtream router has a new “Auto-APN” feature that reads the SIM details and selects the correct APN settings for the SIM’s mobile network. APN stands for Access Point Name and are the settings your 4GXtream needs to pass to the network carrier; AT&T, Vodafone, T-Mobile, etc. in order […]
February 3, 2021
NMEA 2000 Troubleshooting & Diagnostic with NavDoctor

NMEA 2000 Troubleshooting, Diagnostics & Monitoring – Easy with NAVDoctor

NMEA 2000 has become the defacto standard for marine electronic interfacing on board boats.  Based on CanBus technology, it’s robust and relies on a backbone with spurred connections to each individual device.  In theory, it makes interfacing between brands, for instance a Raymarine plotter connected to a Digital Yacht AIS […]
January 28, 2021
update of navlink2

NavLink2 Software Update

NavLink2 is an easy to fit NMEA 2000 to Wifi server designed so that NMEA 2000 navigation data can be made available for apps on smartphones, tablets, iPads and PCs. Installation takes seconds as a result of direct connection to the NMEA 2000 back bone and being self-powered from the […]
May 1, 2020

Integrating an AIT2500 transponder with an Icom M506 VHF Radio

Digital Yacht Solutions – Overview The AIT2500 is Digital Yacht’s latest SOTDMA 5W Class B+ AIS transponder. It can integrate with NMEA 0183 and NMEA 2000 systems. The Icom M506 is an AIS ready VHF which is normally supplied with an internal AIS receiver. Many boaters want AIS transmission capability […]
February 28, 2020

How to configure an AIS transponder with the web interface

In order to facilitate the use and configuration of our AIS transponders, our new AIS transponders now have a built-in web interface. This is the case for the iAISTX, iAISTX Plus and AIT5000 (since March 2020). These devices create a WiFi network on board and configure themselves by connecting to […]
February 27, 2020
Tech Training From Digital Yacht

New Tech Training From Digital Yacht

UK Distributor SM Group hosted a dealer day in Southampton today and Digital Yacht were pleased to show our latest products and update our customers on new technology. Here’s a copy of our latest dealer technical training presentation which covers: First look at our latest iAIS TX wireless transponder How […]
June 12, 2019
Software & app to configure an AIS transponder

How to Configure an AIS Transponder

  This article explains how to configure an AIS transponder, either using our proAIS2 software for PC/MAC or with a free Android app called AISConfig. 1- proAIS2 (available on PC & Mac) The proAIS2 software is included on the CD-ROM-rom supplied with all of our AIS transponders. If you do not […]
November 26, 2018
Explanation of the new AIS Class B SOTDMA

White Paper on New Class B “SOTDMA” technology

Many people are unaware of the recent approval of a new AIS Class B “SOTDMA” technology that sits nicely between the two existing Class A and Class B technologies. Clear online information about Class B “SOTDMA” still seems to be in short supply, so we have produced a White Paper […]