_True Heading Vision RX Dual-channel AIS receiver

The True Heading Vision RX is the successor of the popular Carbon RX receiver, now offering even more connectivity.

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_True Heading Vision RX Dual-channel AIS receiver

It’s performance is exceptional, offering superb reception and decoding of all AIS message types. The real dual channel AIS receiver will generally receive transmissions from class A transceivers, class B transceivers, AIS-EPIRBs, AIS-SARTs. AIS-MOBs, AIS-AtoNs and AIS base stations.

It’s very low power consumption makes the Vision RX receiver a helpful tool for watch keeping on small blue water cruising vessels.

Dual NMEA0183 and NMEA2000 data output makes the Vision RX a more versatile receiver, that can be used with the newest chart plotters and Electronic Chart Display Information Systems.

The standard Vision RX receiver is built in a tough, UV stable, waterproof IPx7 housing, that is easily mounted on any location. The standard Vision RX receiver is supplied with power/data/USB cable and mounting materials.

For Vessel Tracking Systems we can offer a 19” solution on custom build basis.

Technical Specifications


140 x 100 x 42 mm (L x W x H)


250g (AIS receiver unit only)


DC (9.6 - 31.2V) or USB powered

Average power consumption <1W

Current consumption <200mA at 12VDC

Data interfaces


NMEA0183 38,400 baud output

NMEA0183 4,800 baud input

NMEA2000 LEN=1


VHF antenna connector (SO-239)

USB type A plug

NMEA2000 standard connector

12 way power input / NMEA0183

Dual channel receiver

Fixed frequency reception at 161.975MHz and 162.025MHz

Channel Bandwidth


Receiver Sensitivity

Better than -112dBm at 20% Packet Error Rate


Operating temperature: -25ºC to +55ºC

Ingress Protection rating