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MA500TR Class B AIS Transceiver


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Model # 12008173 | Mfg # MA500TR KIT
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Compact, waterproof Class B AIS transponder actively notifies other vessels of your exact position. Dual channel receiver provides AIS information (both Class A and Class B signals) simultaneously. Large, backlit full dot-matrix screen gives real-time vessel traffic information for navigation and collision avoidance. Compact size means that it can be installed in a convenient place near the chart table, in the wheelhouse, on the flybridge or a pedestal in the cockpit. Large, easy-to-use, backlit buttons make it easy to operate.

MA500TR can be integrated with the M400BB, M412, M424, M506,  and 2011 DSC-compliant versions of the M604 and M504. When networked with either of these radios, one touch of the MA500TR’s DSC button allows you to transmit DSC individual calls to a selected vessel instantly without manual MMSI entry; very handy in an emergency or for simply contacting nearby friends. Key collision-risk management functions simplify AIS operation: MA500TR identifies a target list (those in a local area), dangerous list (those you could potentially collide with) and what the closest point of approach is. A collision alarm with external alarm connection gives extra warning of potential impact.

  • AIS Type: Class B
  • Display Type: Full dot matrix LCD
  • Alarms: Collision alarm with external alarm connection to external audio equipment on the deck or tower
  • Power Consumption: Tx: 1.5A, Rx: 0.7A
  • NMEA Interface: Three lines of NMEA 0183 Input/Output
  • Dimensions: 6 1/2"W x 4 3/8"H x 4 15/16"D
  • Compatible VHF Radios: Compatible new versions of M400BB, M412, M424, M506, M604 and M504
  • Included Equipment: Mounting bracket kits, GPS receiver with 10m cable, DC power cable, NMEA connector cable
  • Waterproof: Rated IPX7 submersible
  • Warranty: One year



MA500TR Class B AIS Transceiver

Dimensions 6 1/2" Width x 4 3/8" Height x 4 15/16" Depth
Display Type Full Dot-Matrix LCD
Features MMSI Code
Speed Over Ground
Course Over Ground
Position Accuracy
Voltage 12 Volts DC
Warranty Details One Year

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