AIS Aid to Navigation (AtoN) Transceiver

AIS Aid to Navigation (AtoN) Transceiver

Carbon is an internationally certified AIS AtoN with the world’s lowest power consumption. Available as either Type 1 or Type 3 configurations, it offers a full range of features, including transmission of virtual AtoN targets, simple integration with lanterns and external sensors, plus over the air configuration and chaining. The toughened enclosure is designed for continuous, long term use in even the most extreme environments from the equator to the poles.

AIS Aid to Navigation (AtoN) Transceiver
AIS Aid to Navigation (AtoN) Transceiver
  • Configurable as Type 1 or Type 3.
  • Ultra low power consumption (<0.1Ah/day in Type 1) in all operating modes.
  • Designed and manufactured for the toughest of environments – IP66 and IP67.
  • Integrated GPS antenna with optional external input.
  • Multiple flexible sensor interfaces.
  • Proven operational reliability.
  • Full feature set, includes support for x10 virtual AtoN.
  • Repeater functionality.
  • Encrypted two-way control configuration.

    AIS Aid to Navigation (AtoN) Transceiver
    AIS Aid to Navigation (AtoN) Transceiver


Our OEM products are supplied fully branded as per your specific requirements. This includes the product, all manuals and packaging such that upon arrival they are instantly ready for you to ship to your customers.


SRT products offer unmatched capability to be customised for specific applications and markets. Additional features and functions can be specified and implemented and range from the simple to complex encryption and messaging features.


This product is fully tested and certified to the relevant international standards and product specifications. As part of the OEM customisation process into your brand, international certification can be transferred into your brand name within a matter of weeks.


Physical Specification

Dimensions284 x 188mm (H x D)

Electrical Specification

Power supply12 to 24VDC
Power consumption Type 1 AtoN (FATDMA)Less than 0.09Ah/day (with 3 minute position reporting rate)
Power consumption Type 3 AtoN (RATDMA)Less than 0.8 Ah/day (with 3 minute position reporting rate)

Interfaces – basic AtoN

USBfor configuration
IEC61162-1 portsTwo (NMEA0183) at 38400 baud
Logic level IO lines5 configurable

Interfaces – via optional sensor interface

Five isolated digital inputs
Two isolated analogue inputs – 0 to 36VDC
Three non-isolated analogue inputs
Two relay drive outputs
Analogue current sense (up to 5A)
Four non-isolated logic level input/output channels
NMEA0183 (IEC61162-1/2) port
Two RS232 ports – at 38400 baud
SDI-12 interface

Standards Compliance

AIS StandardIEC62320-2:2008
GPS Performance StandardIEC61108-1:2002-07
SafetyEN60950-1:2006 +A11:2009
+A1:2010 +A12:2011

VHF Transceiver

Transmitterx 1
Receiverx 1
Frequency156.025 to 162.025MHz in 25KHz steps
Output power1W, 2W, 5W or 12.5W
Channel bandwidth25KHz
Channel step25KHz
Modulation modes25KHz GMSK (AIS, transmit and receive)
Bit rate9600 b/s (GMSK)
Receiver sensitivity< -110dBm @ 20% PER
Adjacent channel selectivity70dB

GPS Receiver & Antenna

IEC 61108-1Compliant
GPS antennaInternal or external available separately
GlonassOption available
Spurious response rejection70dB

AtoN Functions

Type 1 and Type 3 options available
Supports configuration by VDL command
Chaining option available as standard
Customisable sensor interfacing
X 10 Virtual AtoN support


WaterproofIP66 and IP67 rated for water ingress
IEC 60945‘Exposed’ category
Operating temperature-25°C to +55°C

What’s In The Box

What’s In The Box
What’s In The Box



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