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Nauticast A2

Product number 1001001

Nauticast A2 SOLAS and INLAND AIS (Automatic Identification System) 12 – 24 VDC power input set including device, power cable, printed installation guide, printed operating instructions, USB data card with user manual and other documentation

EN A2 Product Sheet.pdf

DE A2 Produktblatt.pdf

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The NAUTICAST A2 is a fully compliant Class A AIS device, designed for SOLAS and Inland Waterways vessels. It fully exceeds all specifications für SOLAS und INLAND AIS as outlined by main authorities such as ITU, IMO, IEC and CCNR. The NAUTICAST A2 is unrivalled in reliability and has an easy-to-use user-interface. Its design as SDR (software defined radio) makes it future proof due its high degree of firmware controlled features. The NAUTICAST A2 can easily be integrated into marine networks and is directly supported by the leading ECDIS systems on the market.

Main Features
  • SOLAS or Inland AIS mode
  • Multilingual software (EN, DE, NL, FR, HU, ES, RO)
  • Quick and easy installation with single box solution
  • 12 - 24VDC power input
  • Exceptional reception sensitivity and transmission reach
  • Robust and compact design
  • Intuitive graphical user interface
  • Pilot Plug integrated in front
  • High resolution display with good visibility
  • RS-232 and RS-422 interfaces
  • Software or switch controlled silent mode or 1W mode
  • Light sensor for automatic dimming
  • SART alarm and test support
  • SRM and Binary Text messages
  • Quick firmware upgrade from USB memory
  • VHF communication test function
  • Latest VHF standard ITU-R M.1371-5 supported
  • Many options for mounting and connectivity
consisting of:
  • 1001001-1 Nauticast A2 device
  • 1001002 power cable
  • 1001001-3 Installation guide (4p printed)
  • 1001001-6 Operating instructions (4p printed)
  • 1001001-5 USB data card with full documentation


Upgrade Options to Nauticast A2!

Switching from Nauticast AIS, ACR X-Pack, Saab R4, Oceansat or L3 Inland to the Nauticast A2, while leaving most of the current installation like connection box and data connections in place. For Details see

Nauticast B2 with USCG and FCC certification

With its US Coast Guard and FCC certification the Nauticast B2 is eligible for US vessels, where class B devices may be used to fulfill AIS carriage. Read more ..

AIS Training via Skype

Nauticast now offers AIS training in several modules via Skype. All you need is a PC with internet connection, microphone and speakers. The 3 standard modules are: General AIS/Nauticast A2 Installation and Operation/Nauticast AIS Repairs. Please contact Technical Support if you are interested.

Nauticast A2 approved according to ITU-R M. 1371-5 and CCNR Test Standard 2.0

With the latest round of certifications the Nauticast A2 complies with the most current SOLAS and Inland regulations. Read more ..