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Vespermarine XB-8000 Class-B AIS Transponder with WiFi & NMEA2000 Gateway

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Vespermarine XB-8000

Class-B AIS Black Box Transponder with Built-in WiFi/NMEA2000 Gateway/USB incl. External GPS antenna

Part Number: XB8000


The XB-8000 AIS Transponder has WiFi, NMEA 2000® & 0183, USB and GPS receiver all built right in and it includes a powerful external GPS antenna. A great product for any boater needing a low power consumption, low profile Class B AIS transponder with WiFi, NMEA 2000 / 0183 and USB connections


  • The AIS XB-8000 Transponder is a unique non-display Class B Black Box AIS Transponder
  • Wireless connectability and innovative cable connection points for easy and low profile installation
  • This high performance transponder means greater range and increased safety
  • Power: Connects to 12 or 24 volt power supply.
  • The XB-8000 also incorporates Vesper Marine’s new multi-processor architecture for fast performance and includes dedicated AIS processors ensuring reliable, instant AIS data acquisition
  • Black box AIS receiver connects over WiFi to your iPhone, iPad or other devices
    • WiFi configuration options: Access Point or Client
    • WiFi security with configurable WPA/WPA2 protection
    • Secure WiFi connection for up to (5) Devices simultaneously
  • Control the unit from your iPhone
  • View AIS and navigate from your iPhone, iPad (with Free App) or PC from anywhere on your boat
  • Includes NMEA 2000 / 0183, wireless and waterproof USB connectivity
    • Allows easy integration of AIS data with other NMEA 2000 equipment
    • Fully Water Proof Including USB Connection
      • The water proof USB connection can be used to connect to the XB-8000 to on-board computers
    • The XB-8000 provides a GPS and AIS data feed directly to computer-based navigation software
  • Internal high-performance parallel (2) Channel AIS transponder 
  • Highest sensitivity AIS receivers result in increased range 
  • Silent Mode Control via iPhone / iPad or PC
    • Allows XB-8000 to be put in Silent Mode
      • When in this mode, the AIS receivers and GPS continue to operate normally
    • The only change is transmissions are inhibited
    • Perfect for those times when you want privacy
  • Includes 50 channel GPS receiver with external antenna
  • Control of transponder from PC, iPhone or iPad



200 mm wide x 130 mm high x 60 mm depth (7-7/8" x 5-1/8" x 2- 3/8")
Watertight (USCG CFR-46, IPx7)
Operating temperature
-25° C to +55° C (-13° F to 131° F)
Number of receivers
2 AIS, 1 DSC (timeshared)
Receive Sensitivity
Number of transmitters
Power supply
12-24 VDC, 4W nominal
TX Power output
33 dBm (2W)
50 channel (external antenna included) with WAAS and EGNOS
VHF antenna required
50 ohm, 156-162MHz, max 2:1 VSWR, PL-259 connector
Serial data
1 fully isolated USB port (mini), 1 isolated NMEA 0183 input (RS422) 1 NMEA 0183 output (RS422)
NMEA 2000, NMEA 0183, Wireless 802.11 b/g
Access Point for up to (5) devices or client of existing router
Wireless Security
WPA / WPA2 Personal (PSK)
IEC 61162-1, NMEA 0183, NMEA 0183 HS
IEC 62287, IEC 60945, IEC 61108, IEC 61162, ITU-R M.1371, ITU-R M.825, ITU-R M.1084
BSH, BABT, CE, FCC, US Coast Guard
Two year world-wide warranty
Supplied With
• 2m Power/Data cable
• External GPS antenna
• SP160 VHF/AIS Antenna Splitter
• Waterproof USB cable


What's in the box:

  • BX-8000 Class- B AIS Transponder with built-in WiFi/NMEA2000 gateway/USB
  • External GPS antenna with 10m cable
  • 10-pin Power/Data cable
  • 1m USB cable (for configuration)
  • User's Manual


Warranty Information

2 Years

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