Courtesy of Vesper Marine

XB-8000 Class B AIS Transponder


The XB-8000 Class B AIS Transponder is the world's first Class B transponder with WiFi capabilities.

Stay connected: Lucky users of this bad boy can monitor vessel positions remotely with only a smartphone, using the mobile application, and can connect up to 5 devices to the WiFi simultaneously and even more with a router for expansion.

One and only: The NMEA 2000 (a communications network that is used to connect maritime sensors) comes with this product and converts navigation data so it can be viewed on almost any tablet, smartphone, PC or Mac. It is the only class B transponder that can be used as a GPS source for NMEA 2000 networks.

Now featuring: This AIS transponder comes equipped with great features such as a man overboard alarm and anchor watch. Anchor watch allows users to set up a circular zone using a smartphone, tablet or physical switch when the anchor is dropped. An alarm will notify users when the vessel drifts outside of the circular zone.


Width: 200 mm
Height: 130 mm
Depth: 60 mm
Waterproof (IP67: submersible to 1m for 30 mins)
Operating Temperature: -25°C to +55°C
GPS: 50 channel (external antenna included)

  • Company: Vesper Marine

  • Type: Automatic Identification System

  • Direct Cost: $799.00

  • Indirect Cost: Option for additional accessories and upgrades

  • Link: Product Website

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