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WatchMate Touchscreen
AIS Transponder
with WiFi

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 USB connectivity
• 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 fast performance

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 131°F) 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 power mode) TX Power output: 33 dBm (2W) External alarm: 150 mA (max) at supply voltage GPS: 50 channel, internal antenna, (optional external antenna) 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 output (RS422) Connectivity: NMEA 2000, NMEA 0183, Wireless 802.11 b/g 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

You will need to determine the position of the GPS antenna on board the vessel. You can round the distance to the nearest meter.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.

WatchMate Vision
#EWMXB9 List Price $1,249.00Only $1,150.00
Vessel Owner:
Vessel Name:
MMSI Number:
Call Sign:
A - Distance in meters from bow to the GPS :
B - Distance in meters from stern to the GPS :
C - Distance in meters from the port side to the GPS :
D - Distance in meters from the starboard side to the GPS :
Please Select Vessel Type Description : 

WatchMate Vision Transponder -- External AIS GPS Antenna
WatchMate Vision Transponder -- External AIS GPS Antenna


Pole Mount or Base Mount

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
  • Ultra-high sensitivity
  • 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

  • Dimensions:
  • Diameter - 3-1/2" (90mm)
  • Height with Base Mount - 4-2/3" (118mm)

  • WatchMate Vision Transponder -- External AIS GPS Antenna
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