The Smartfind M15S AIS Receiver will decode all AIS messages that are transmitted by AIS Class A, Class B transponders, AIS SARTs, AIS MOBs and Aids To Navigation. It is a high performance, low cost receiver, that brings many of the safety advantages of AIS to a wider range of vessels than ever before. The Smartfind M15S is designed with sophisticated dual-channel receivers for optimal performance. It is compact (128mm(w) x 36(h) x 88(d), easy to install and supplied with user-friendly AIS viewer software for PC. The interface capability of the Smartfind M15S supports connection to existing navigation and AIS display systems using NMEA 0183 or USB interfaces (PC or Mac, offering a seamless integration with the vesselís navigation equipment.
The SMARTFIND M15S has the added innovation of a built in VHF Splitter, providing shared antenna capability with a userís VHF Radio, making the M15S more cost effective and simpler to install (as no additional aerial is needed). The M15S can be externally or USB powered.