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Vesper Marine XB-8000 AIS Transponder With Built In WIFI

Manufacturers Part Number: XB8000
Vesper Marine XB-8000 AIS Transponder With Built In WIFI
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Order Code: ZVESXB8000
Manufacturer: Vesper Marine

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Vesper Marine XB-8000 AIS Transponder With Built In WIFI

Now Compatible with the NEW Android WatchMate app !

The XB-8000 integrates AIS, GPS and NMEA information with WiFi capability allowing for the ultimate in safety, eace of mind and enjoyment on the water.

A unique Class B AIS transponder with GPS and WiFi allowing AIS and GPS information to be viewed from anywhere on your boat. Mounting the XB-8000 is made easy with innovative cable connection points that create ow profile installations.

  • NMEA 2000 / 0183, WiFi and waterproof USB connectivity
  • High-performance two channel AIS transponder
  • Allows transponder to be put in Silent Mode
  • Includes 50 channel GPS receiver with WAAS/EGNOS
  • Multi-color LED keeps you informed of operational status
  • View AIS and navigate from your PC or tablet from anywhere on your boat over wireless connections Up to five devices connect to WiFi simultaneously
  • Free WatchMate app for iPhone® / iPad® providing interactive remote control
  • NEW FOR DECEMBER 2014:  The WatchMate app is now available for Android devices. 

The XB-8000 incorporates Vesper Marine’s new multi-processor architecture for fast performance and includes dedicated AIS processors ensuring reliable, instant AIS data acquisition.

XB-8000 provides dual WiFi configuration as either a secure Access Point supporting up to five other devices or connected to an existing Access Point providing WiFi expansion capability.

Whats in the box..

Vesper Marine XB8000 Connection Diagram

What's In The Box

  • GPS antenna with 10m (33') cable
  • External Alarm and Switch
  • Installation Guide
  • 2m (6.5') Power/data cable
  • 1m (3') USB cable
Size 200mm wide x 130mm high x 60mm depth (7 7/8" x 5 1/8" x 2 3/8")
Environmental Waterproof (IP67: submersible to 1m for 30 mins)
Operating temperature -25°C to +55°C (-13°F to 131°F)
Power supply 10-32 VDC, 4W nominal
Number of receivers 2 AIS, 1 DSC (timeshared)
Receive sensitivity -113 dBm (<20% PER)
Number of transmitters 1 AIS
Transmit power output 33 dBm (2W)
GPS 50 channel (external antenna included) with WAAS and EGNOS
GPS navigation rateSelectable 1Hz or 5Hz with magnetic variation included in output
GPS sensitivity-159dBm tracking & navigation
-142dBm acquisition (cold start)
GPS accuracyPosition 2.5m CEP, SBAS 2.0m CEP
VHF antenna required 50 ohm, max 2:1 VSWR @ 162MHz, PL259 connector
Serial data 1 fully isolated USB port (mini), 1 isolated NMEA 0183 input (RS422 4800/38400 baud) 1 NMEA 0183 output (RS422 4800/38400 baud)
Connectivity NMEA 2000, NMEA 0183, USB, Wireless 802.11 b/g

All input NMEA 0183 sentences are repeated to the NMEA 0183 output, USB and WiFi. Selected NMEA 2000 PGN's (heading, wind, depth, speed, temperature, and log) are translated to NMEA 0183 sentences and repeated to the NMEA 0183 output, USB and WiFi. This allows a wide variety of NMEA 0183 and NMEA 2000 instruments to be interfaced and output to all other connected devices.
NMEA 2000NMEA 2000 certified. LEN 2. Micro-C male connector. Female drop cable required (not included). Compatible with all NMEA 2000 certified Raymarine SeaTalk NG devices (DeviceNet cable required), Garmin, Furuno, SimNet (NMEA 2000 adapter cable required, Navico part 24006199 or 24006413), and other NMEA 2000 certified products.
Wireless Access Point for up to 5 devices or client of existing router
Wireless Security WPA / WPA2 Personal (PSK)
ProtocolsIEC 61162-1, NMEA 0183, NMEA 0183 HS
StandardsIEC 62287, IEC 60945, IEC 61108, IEC 61162, ITU-R M.1371, ITU-R M.825, ITU-R M.1084
ApprovalsBSH, BABT, CE, US Coast Guard, US FCC, Industry Canada
WarrantyTwo year world-wide warranty
Supplied With• 2m Power/Data cable
• External GPS antenna
Optional• SP160 VHF/AIS Antenna Splitter
• Waterproof USB cable


Specifications may change due to product improvements and different product release versions.

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