GPS4US
Your opinion about gps4us News:
Welcome to gps4us News About gps4us  |  News  |  Support & Contacts
CATEGORIES
VISIT US ON:
Twitter Facebook Linkedin YouTube
Recommend this page
CREDENTIALS:
Bookmark and Share

AIS 300 Receiver by Garmin

by diane 2010-02-11 18:18

The global leader in satellite navigation, announced today the Garmin AIS(TM) 300 -- a black box receiver that enables wireless monitoring of other nearby Class A and Class B Automatic Identification System (AIS)-enabled vessels that may pose a collision risk. The Garmin AIS 300 receiver is NMEA 2000 certified making installation and integration into a Garmin system quick and easy. Garmin is the first manufacturer to offer an AIS receiver with NMEA 2000 support. The Garmin AIS 300 is being announced in conjunction with the 2010 Miami International Boat Show (booth #1689).

"An AIS traffic monitoring system plays an invaluable role in crowded channels or under low-visibility conditions as it allows mariners to identify and monitor other vessels in their vicinity, minimizing the risk of collision," said Dan Bartel, Garmin's vice president of worldwide sales. "The receive-only Garmin AIS 300 offers an affordable solution for mariners who want to listen to AIS traffic from both commercial and leisure vessels."

To ensure no loss of critical information, the Garmin AIS 300 receives both Class A and Class B signals simultaneously and allows mariners to independently monitor both channels. A built-in passive splitter eliminates the need for two VHF antennas -- giving you more space and making installation easy without the need for additional hardware. This feature ensures that all VHF and AIS communication are received with minimal interruption.

The new black box Garmin AIS 300 receiver is NMEA 2000 certified and can be easily integrated into the Garmin network on both 12-volt and 24-volt systems. In addition, the Garmin AIS 300 offers a NMEA 0183 output with selectable speeds. With the Garmin AIS 300, the chartplotter can display and provide detailed information like ship identification data, position, and course and speed for vessels equipped with an AIS transmitter within range right at your fingertips. Users can make the AIS target's position appear on their electronic chart for a variety of ranges. When integrated with a Garmin chartplotter and VHF radio via NMEA 2000, users can initiate a call to any MMSI target directly from the chartplotter by selecting the "call with radio" function. Boaters may also activate the AIS target which will draw a heading line from the target in the direction of travel, as well as graphic representation of turn direction and rate of turn.

The Garmin AIS 300 will be available in May 2010.

 

About gps4us.com

Gps4us is a friendly dynamic place to buy Garmin - from hi-end marine systems to small nice lookiing cool accessories.

Every purchase is personal. Every price is the lowest on the web. If you found the price somewhere is lower than in our GPS store please send us the link and we will match that price.

We ship globally and have the customers from more than 50 countries and all continents. Our store offers wide of brand new and newly overhauled Garmin GPS navigators, navigation systems and maps. We constantly update our stocks and stuff for sale, keeping up with the latest Garmin devices and gadgets on the market.

What can you possibly do with Garmin? - Upgrade your boat with marine GPS. Check our “On the water” navigators with a full range of marine GPS units available: Fishfinders, Charplotters and Sounders. - Reinvent fitness and sports with Garmin handheld and use fitness GPS - Get your dog a new dog tracking GPS - Or ride your car or bike bike with Garmin auto and motocycle GPS. For the discounts and best deals check our newly overhauled GPS coming with 1 year Garmin manufacturer warranty. The price of refurbished unit can be up to 50% lower than the brand new ones. And, for all GPS models we offer various GPS maps, BlueCharts and accessories.

Thinking of a great gift idea – look for a GPS which makes the life more exciting. Hunting, fishing, geocaching, motorcycle and bike riding, running, yachting, golfing. There is a Garmin GPS for just about every moment in life. And we’re here to help - And that being said, we wish you a happy shopping here at Gps4us.com.

 

Comments are closed
Thank you for being gps4us News Reader

13431 Beach Ave. Marina Del Rey, CA 90292  | Customer Services | Contact Info & Support
About gps4us | Testimonials | News | Terms & Conditions | Privacy Policy | Shipping & RMA
© 2009-2011 GPS4US Online Store, All Rights Reserved.