WatchMate Vision by Vesper Marine is the first full-color touchscreen AIS transponder with a myriad of innovations delivering a never-before-seen user experience. This includes worldwide built-in coast outlines and the unique magnifier that appears when needed allowing users to select targets without losing position context and scale. WatchMate Vision (.pdf)
WatchMate Vision is a clever, dedicated safety instrument for any leisure or work boat skipper wanting to make accurate safety decisions using integrated AIS GPS and NMEA 2000 information. Vision brings a new dimension to AIS information by the intuitive way it eliminates unwanted alarms and removes clutter from the display. It shows and prioritizes only the targets that have a current collision risk while allowing the user to customize the powerful features to their current situation (Offshore, Coastal, Harbor or Anchored).
This innovative easy to use AIS Transponder combines: NMEA 2000 / 0183, WiFi and waterproof
WiFi configuration options; Access Point for up to
five devices or connected to an existing router
Worldwide coastal outlines on color touchscreen
Screen readable with polarized lenses
Free WatchMate app for iPhone / iPad providing
interactive remote controls
Prioritized target list and split screen views
Transponder Silent Mode option for privacy
Internal high-performance parallel two channel
Class B AIS transponder
50 channel GPS receiver with internal antenna
New multi-processor architecture for
LCD Touch panel: 144mm (5 11/16), VGA Color TFT, Resistive Touch
Size: 172mm wide x 130mm high x 60mm depth
(6 7/8 x 5 1/8 x 2 3/8)
Environmental: Watertight (USCG CFR-46, IPx7)
Operating temperature: -25°C to +55°C (-13°F to
Number of receivers: 2 AIS, 1 DSC (timeshared)
Receive Sensitivity: -113dBm
Number of transmitters: 1 AIS
Power supply: 12-24 VDC, 6W nominal (4W low
TX Power output: 33 dBm (2W)
External alarm: 150 mA (max) at supply voltage
GPS: 50 channel, internal antenna, (optional
VHF antenna required: PL-259 connector. 50 ohm,
max 2:1 VSWR @ 162MHz
Serial data: 1 fully isolated USB port (mini),
1 isolated NMEA 0183 input (RS422), 1 NMEA 0183
Connectivity: NMEA 2000, NMEA 0183, Wireless
Wireless: Access Point for up to 5 devices or client of existing router
Wireless Security: WPA / WPA2 PSK
In the Box: WatchMate Touchscreen AIS Transponder with built in WiFi Protective cover
Mounting bracket Flush mounting hardware 2m Power / Data cable
Because each WatchMate Vision Transponder can only be programmed once with your personal MMSI number and other information, these units are NOT CANCELABLE or RETURNABLE once your order has been placed.
Please fill out the details below. You will need to determine the position of the GPS antenna on board the vessel. You can round the distance to the nearest meter.
This external antenna is designed for direct connection to the WatchMate Vision AIS Transponder. It combines a high-performance GPS patch antenna and a low-noise amplifier into a state-of-the-art compact and fully waterproof enclosure.
This innovative antenna design has two mounting options - Pole Mount or Base Mount. Easy to mount, the antenna comes with a 32.8 feet (10 meter) RG58 cable with SMA that has a small-diameter connector, making it easier to route the cable through smaller holes.
Compact, waterproof housing - IPx7 construction
Excellent temperature stability
Small connector at one end of the cable to facilitate installation
Two mounting configurations (base or pole)
Base, Pole (standard 1" threaded mast) and RG58 cable are included
Diameter - 3-1/2" (90mm)
Height with Base Mount - 4-2/3" (118mm)
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