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The R5 system features cutting edge digital radio technology, resulting from more than five years’ research into software-defined radios. Sharing radio technology with military-grade systems, the R5 technology is a big leap forward into the future of AIS radios.

The highly versatile R5 platform will continue to evolve as new requirements are introduced, and will remain at the forefront of AIS technology for many years to come.

The SUPREME version of the R5 technology provides the user with a flexible, future-proof product. The large colour touch-screen display and multitude of interfaces make the system highly appropriate for integration into modern networked bridge solutions.

Main Features

  • 7″ ultra-bright high contrast colour LCD
  • Touch screen, keypad or USB keyboard control
  • HOT-STAND-BY redundancy for dual system configurations
  • Ethernet, RS-422 and USB interfaces
  • Use USB memory for quick software upgrades, data logging and more
  • Automatic, manual or remote dimming
  • Pilot plug integrated in display
  • Full AIS-SART support
  • Text messaging
  • VHF communication test function
  • R4 Navigation Sensor Compatible
  • Gimbal or flush mounting
Transponder Width 237mm
Transponder Height 79mm
Transponder Depth 170mm
Transponder Weight 1.7 kg
Display Width 255mm
Display Height 140mm
Display Depth 85mm
Display Weight 1.8kg
Display Resolution 800×480 (WVGA)
Touch Resistive
Brightness 800 Nits
Power Input 12/24 VDC
Transponder Power Comp. 20 W (60 W peak)
Control & Display Unit Power Comp. 10 W
GPS Receiver 50 channels (Ready for DGPS)
Frequency L1 (1575.42 MHz)
Update Rate 1 Hz
Antenna Feed 5 V DC
Position Accuracy (SA off)
Position <2.0 m: DGPS (CEP)
Position <2.5 m: GPS (CEP)
Sensitivity Tracking -162 dBm
Cold Start -148 dBm