em-trak B952 Class B AIS Transceiver - 5W SOTDMA - WiFi & Bluetooth - 430-0011

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em-trak B952 Class B AIS Transceiver - 5W SOTDMA - WiFi & Bluetooth

Model: 430-0011

**As the FCC requires all units sold in the US to be programmed by a qualified technician. Please submit the form below for programming at the time of purchase. A copy of the MMSI registration or FCC Ship Station License is required along with the vessel master or owner's signature on the completed programming form.**

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The B952 is a high-power (5W SOTDMA) Class B AIS transceiver, offering unmatched performance and ultra-low power consumption. Small and lightweight, it combines integrated Wi-Fi & Bluetooth capabilities for seamless wireless connectivity and AIS data streaming. It is compatible with any mobile device, PC, or wearable – ensuring everyone on board gets the most from your transceiver and related onboard equipment every day.

The B952 transceiver works seamlessly with em-trak's CONNECT-AIS app to make programming, configuration, and device monitoring easier than ever before. The class-leading device is engineered to deliver real-time data processing, with increased range and transmission priority and its flexible connectivity means it can be used by up to nine different devices simultaneously.

em-trak's next-gen technology means the B952 is delivered within a compact, easy-to-install, rugged package designed and manufactured to operate reliably without maintenance in the harshest marine environments.


  • Certified AIS Class B – 5W SOTDMA
  • Integrated WiFi & Bluetooth
  • Global certification - USCG / FCC / Canada / Europe
  • SRT-AIS™ Transceiver Engine for superlative proven performance
  • FLEXI-FIT™ bracket system for easy, convenient, and secure installation
  • Internal high-performance GPS receiver and antenna (external antenna optional)
  • Water, pressure spray, and damp proof (IPx6, IPx7 certified)
  • Protected from vibration, shock and extreme temperatures
  • Small and lightweight
  • Ultra-low power consumption – best in class
  • Guaranteed connectivity and interoperability with any app, chart plotter, smart phone, tablet or PC
  • NMEA 0183 & NMEA 2000
  • Automated health and performance monitoring
  • Silent mode (transmit-off) function
  • Enhanced RF screening to protect against
  • electromagnetic interference
  • Built-in power surge protection

Physical & Environmental Specifications:

  • Size (H x W x D): 150 x 115 x 45mm
  • Weight: 385kg
  • Operating temperature: -25°C to +55°C
  • Storage temperature: -25°C to +70°C
  • Ingress protection: IPx6 and IPx7

Electrical Specifications:

Supply voltage: 12V or 24V DC

Supply voltage range: 9.6V - 31.2V DC

Average current (at 12V): 170mA

Average current (at 12V) (wireless off): 135mA

Peak current: 2.5A

Average power consumption (at 12V): 2.0W

Average power consumption (at 12V) (wireless off): 1.6W

Galvanic isolation: NMEA 0183 inputs only, NMEA 2000, VHF antenna port


  • VHF antenna: SO-239
  • Power: 12-way circular multipole
  • NMEA 2000: 5-way Micro-C connector
  • USB: USB Micro-B

Data Interfaces:

NMEA 0183: 2 x bi-directional ports

NMEA 2000: NMEA 2000 Ed 3.101, LEN=1

USB: PC virtual com port for NMEA 0183 data

WiFi: IEEE 802.11 (a/b/g), client and access point mode supported (2 connections in access point mode)

Bluetooth: BT Classic 4.0, 7 concurrent connections

Standards Compliance:

AIS standards: IEC 62287-2 Ed. 2, ITU-R M.1371.5

Product safety standards: EN60950-1 2006 +A11:2009 +A1:2010 +A12:2011 +A2:2013 EN62311:2008

Environmental standards: IEC 60945 Ed. 4

Serial data interface standards: IEC 61162-1 Ed 5.0, IEC 61162-2 Ed 1.0

NMEA 2000: NMEA 2000 Ed 3.101

GNSS performance standards: IEC 61108-1 Ed 2.0,  IEC 61108-02 Ed 1.0


  • Systems supported: GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou, Galileo (two of any combination, three including GPS, Galileo)
  • Channels: 72
  • Internal/external antenna: Internal or optional external antenna
  • Time to first fix from the cold start: 26s

VHF Transceiver:

  • VDL access scheme: SOTDMA
  • Operating frequency: 156.025MHz - 162.025MHz
  • Channel bandwidth: 25kHz
  • Receivers/transmitters: 2 x receivers, 1 x transmitter
  • AIS receiver sensitivity (20% PER): -111dBm
  • AIS transmitter power: 5W (+37dBm)

User Interface:

  • Indicators: Power, transmit timeout, error, silent mode

In the Box:

  • 1 x AIS transceiver
  • 1 x Power and data cable (2M)
  • 1 x FLEXI-FIT™ mounting bracket
  • Complete with screws & optional fixing tape

Manufacturer : em-trak
Manufacturer Part No : 430-0011
UPC : 672975210557