Nauticast B2 AIS Class B Transponder

Professional Quality - Superb Design - Endless Connectivity

The Nauticast B2 is a fully certified class B device designed for leisure-craft and all other non-Solas vessels. It is designed and developed by Nauticast in Austria. Manufacturing by a partner company takes place at an automotive certified plant in Austria according to highest quality standards. Certification by established Notified Bodies in Europe as well as German BSH (Bundesamt für Seeschifffahrt und Hydrographie), US Coast Guard and FCC guarantee compliance with all relevant AIS and electrical standards to give the owner many years of trouble-free operation. Its attractive design with detachable mounting plate makes the Nauticast B2 the perfect companion for your safety at sea.

Nauticast B2 Device

 

 

Nauticast B2 mounting

 

 

 

 

 

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Its NMEA and USB ports will integrate the Nauticast B2 easily into any marine network. See the following exhibit for a sample on connection options.

B2 Connectivity - Block Diagram

 

Main features

  • 2W transmission power,
  • Silent mode hardware or software controlled
  • Class A like reception on two High Sensitivity Receivers
  • RS232/RS422 interfaces (NMEA 0183) with either data cable p/n 300 1012 or optional data cable p/n 300 1004
  • Tx protected for open and closed circuit load
  • USB interface for link to PC, Mac
  • Link2AIS software for programming, monitoring, troubleshooting of the Nauticast B2. Link2AIS updates, Nauticast B2 firmware update and MMSI reset over the internet
  • Detachable from mounting plate
  • 12-24 VDC power supply
  • 2 year manufacturer warranty

The Nauticast B2 is available as a complete box-set including antennas or as device-only

Nauticast B2 complete set (p/n 300 1001) contains:

  • Nauticast B2 device and mounting bracket
  • GPS antenna with 5m antenna cable and mount
  • VHF antenna with 5m antenna cable and mount
  • power cable with open ends
  • USB cable
  • 1.5m data cable (p/n 300 1004) for NMEA 0183 connections (RS232, RS422, alarm out)
  • Printed User Manual in English
  • USB data card containing documentation and manuals in English, German, French, Dutch, Spanish and Polish.
  • Link2AIS Software (for Windows) on USB data card. LinksAIS makes device configuration (for static data) and monitoring easy. It can be used to put the Nauticast B2 into silent mode and monitor marine traffic in list format and as chart overlay including collision warning. Integrated language support: English, German, French, Dutch.

Nauticast B2 device-only (p/n 300 1020) contains: 

  • Nauticast B2 device and mounting bracket
  • power cable with open ends
  • USB cable
  • Printed user manual
  • USB data card containing documentation and manuals in English, German, French, Dutch, Spanish and Polish.
  • Link2AIS Software (for Windows) on USB data card. LinksAIS makes device configuration (for static data) and monitoring easy. It can be used to put the Nauticast B2 into silent mode and monitor marine traffic in list format and as chart overlay including collision warning. Integrated language support: English, German, French, Dutch.

 

B2 Product Sheet English

B2 Hoja de producto español

B2 Fiche produit (Francais)

B2 Product Sheet Dutch