April 16, 2019

proAIS 2 – Windows 10 Scaling Problem

With the resolution of LCD screens for laptops getting higher and higher, Microsoft introduced a Display Scaling feature in Windows 10 that allowed users to scale the size of the window that applications create so that they appear larger on high resolution LCDs. Unfortunately on older Apps like our proAIS2 […]
October 16, 2018

Reports of Interference from LED Lighting reducing AIS Reception

With more and more vessels fitting low power LED bulbs for both external/navigation and internal lighting these days, the number of reports of interference to other electronic equipment, in particular AIS, is definitely on the increase. In fact the US Coastguard recently posted an Alert on their website about this […]
August 23, 2018

VSWR Explained

AIS Transponders are generally very reliable pieces of kit that can work for many years, transmitting your position and receiving the positions of AIS equipped vessels within VHF range of your boat. There are basically three things that an AIS Transponder needs in order to work correctly and an easy […]
February 24, 2017
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New "How to" Video for proAIS2

Earlier this week, a customer asked us if we had a video that showed how to use proAIS2 Configuration and Diagnostics Software that we supply with our latest Class B AIS Transponders. Rather embarrassingly we had to say that we did not, but we promised to create one and here […]
April 8, 2014
Permanent USB Connection to our AIT2000

Permanent USB Connection to our AIT2000

Our AIT2000 transponder comes complete with a useful USB connection that allows you to quickly and easily configure the unit using our proAIS2 software. Once configured, there is no need to use the proAIS2 software again, other than perhaps to check the AIT2000 at the beginning of the season to […]
February 20, 2014

New proAIS2 Version 1.4 for AIT2000

Today we have released a new version of our proAIS2 software that we supply with our AIT2000/CLB2000 Class B Transponder units for configuring the MMSI and Boat Data and for diagnostic checking of the units. With previous versions of proAIS2, on Windows Vista/7/8 PCs the User Access Control (UAC) feature […]
June 24, 2013

New LED Indications on AIT2000 + CLB2000

Under normal conditions our AIT2000 and CLB2000 Class B Transponders should have a constant Green LED lit as shown above. This basically means that everything is OK and that the transponder is transmitting your position to other AIS vessels correctly. The AIT2000 and CLB2000 are constantly carrying out a series […]
December 29, 2012

Important New Update for AIT2000/CLB2000/AIS200N2Net

We have just finished testing and approving an important new firmware update for our popular AIT2000 and CLB2000 Class B Transponders and top of the range AIS200N2Net Receiver. Along with the new firmware, comes a new version of proAIS2 and new Windows Drivers for the USB interface. This new Version […]