Barton Marine
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New Zealand
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GST No. 128-220-798


WatchMate XB-6000 High Performance AIS Transponder

  • Model: XB6000
  • Manufactured by: Vesper Marine


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What's In The Box

GPS antenna with 10m (33') cable

Installation Guide

2m (6.5') Power/data cable

1m (3') USB cable

Size 200mm wide x 130mm high x 60mm depth (7 7/8" x 5 1/8" x 2 3/8")

Environmental Waterproof (IP67: submersible to 1m for 30 mins)

Operating temperature -25°C to +55°C (-13°F to 131°F)

Power supply 10-32 VDC, 2.5W nominal

Number of receivers 2 AIS, 1 DSC (timeshared)

Receive sensitivity -113 dBm (<20% PER)

Number of transmitters 1 AIS

Transmit power output 33 dBm (2W)

GPS 50 channel with internal antenna. Supports WAAS and EGNOS. Also includes external antenna

GPS navigation rate Selectable 1Hz or 5Hz with magnetic variation included in output

GPS sensitivity -159dBm tracking & navigation -142dBm acquisition (cold start)

GPS accuracy Position 2.5m CEP, SBAS 2.0m CEP

VHF antenna required 50 ohm, max 2:1 VSWR @ 162MHz, PL259 connector

Serial data 1 fully isolated USB port (mini), 1 isolated NMEA 0183 input (RS422 4800/38400 baud) 1 NMEA 0183 output (RS422 4800/38400 baud)

Connectivity NMEA 2000, NMEA 0183, USB

All input NMEA 0183 sentences are repeated to the NMEA 0183 and USB outputs. Selected NMEA 2000 PGN's (heading, wind, depth, speed, temperature, and log) are translated to NMEA 0183 sentences and repeated to the NMEA 0183 and USB outputs. This allows a wide variety of NMEA 0183 and NMEA 2000 instruments to be interfaced and output to all other connected devices.

NMEA 2000 NMEA 2000 certified. LEN 2. Micro-C male connector. Female drop cable required (not included). Compatible with all NMEA 2000 certified Raymarine SeaTalk NG devices (DeviceNet cable required), Garmin, Furuno, SimNet (NMEA 2000 adapter cable required, Navico part 24006199 or 24006413), and other NMEA 2000 certified products.

Protocols IEC 61162-1, NMEA 0183, NMEA 0183 HS

Standards IEC 62287, IEC 60945, IEC 61108, IEC 61162, ITU-R M.1371, ITU-R M.825, ITU-R M.1084

Approvals BSH, BABT, CE, US Coast Guard, US FCC, Industry Canada

Warranty Two year world-wide warranty

Supplied With • 2m Power/Data cable

• External GPS antenna


• SP160 VHF/AIS Antenna Splitter

• Waterproof USB cable

This product was added to our catalog on Thursday 03 January, 2019.

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