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Vesper WatchMate XB-8000 AIS

$1,399.00

WatchMate XB-8000 smartAIS transponder with WiFi and NMEA 2000 Gateway is the world's only black box transponder with built-in smartAIS alarms. Get alerted with the external audible alarm included with the XB-8000 that sounds if it detects a risk in case of potential collisions, dragging anchor or man overboard situations. The alarm sounds even if your MFD or mobile device is switched off.

WatchMate XB-8000 is a Class B AIS transponder with a two channel parallel receiver and transmitter. It transmits your vessel position and details and receives the same kind of information from other vessels with AIS transponders.

smartAIS includes these three powerful features: Safety Underway - this alerts you when smartAIS detects a potential collision; Safety at Anchor - if your anchor drags, smartAIS will let you know immediately; Safety for your Crew - if someone falls overboard, smartAIS not only alerts you, it also provides their location so you can pick them up quickly.

It means you can focus on enjoying your time on the water, knowing smartAIS is always keeping watch in the background and is ready to alert you the moment it detects an unwanted event.

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