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Seapilot AIS CTRX Graphene+


The new Class B AIS from Seapilot

Seapilot is proud to present its new AIS Class B transceivers, based upon the proven
designs of its parent company who pioneered AIS; True Heading. The new Seapilot
CTRX Graphene Series comes in four versions; with or without WiFi and with or with-
out a built in VHF Antenna splitter. The Graphene+ models with built in splitters, allow
the installer to share the existing VHF Radio antenna between AIS and radio. All
versions meet or exceed specifications with the international AIS Class B standard.
The units are European made and thanks to high quality components and years of
know how, the enclosures are built to survive all environments and the transmission
and reception range are the best in the business! Both the CTRX Graphene and the
CTRX Graphene+ are easy to install, come with self-diagnostics to tell you if there is
a problem and interface easily with all chart plotters and PC or tablet based navigation
devices. In the case of Tablets and Smart Phones, the optional WiFi capability make
wireless interfacing simple and convenient

AIS Specifications:

Physical Dimensions:      7.48” x 5.31” x 3.54”, 190 x 135 x 90 (mm)
Weight:                              0.8 kg (17,64 lb)
LED Indicators:                6
Operating Temperature: -15°C to + 55°C (5°F to 131°F)


Power supply range: 12 to 24 VDC
Power Consumpt.: 150mA@12VDC,<2W average
Connectors.: VHF Antenna (BNC), GPS Antenna (TNC), Power/Data (multi pin connector), Mini USB (voltage protected), NMEA 2000, VHF Radio (UHF)
*Please note VHF antenna is only present with the Graphene+ VHF model. Refer to the details of each model at the bottom of the page.

GPS Reciever (AIS Internal):

Channels: 50 (SBAS support)
Position accuracy: <3 meters CEP (GPS) , <2 meters CEP (DGPS)

The AIS CTRX Graphene requires, according to the AIS Class B standard, both a VHF and a GPS antenna.

Two Versions of the SEAPILOT AIS:

The Seapilot AIS comes in two versions; the AIS CTRX Graphene and the AIS CTRX Graphene+.The CTRX Graphene+ version has a built in VHF antenna splitter that makes it possible to use 1 x xVHF antenna to the VHF radio and AIS unit.

Transmit and Receive

The Seapilot Class B AIS units both transmit and receive AIS information. They can receive all AIS information available e.g. AIS Class A, AIS Class B, AIS AtoN, AIS SART, AIS weather information, etc.

Silent Mode

The SEAPILOT AIS units can, with a simple push of a button, be made “silent”. This means that the unit will stop sending AIS data, but will still be able to receive AIS data from other AIS transponders.

Easy to Install

The AIS SEAPILOT units are very easy to install, just connect;
• 12-24 VDC
• VHF antenna
• Active 5VDC GPS antenna.

In order to be able to see other AIS sending vessels, connect your AIS units to:
• A plotter, radar and/or PC navigation software via NMEA0183, NMEA2000 and/or USB.

Seapilot AIS CTRX Graphene+ Includes:

- 1 x AIS transponder Seapilot CTRX Graphene+
- Built in VHF antenna splitter to share VHF antenna with AIS and VHF radio
- 1 x GPS antenna (2J)with 5m cable with connectors
- Two channel receiver for both AIS frequencies
- 1 x BNC to UHF adapter (for VHF antenna)
- Incl. Cable between AIS and VHF radio
- 1 x Power/Data cable
- Fully complies with the International AIS Class B standard
- 1 x USB cable (mini USB)
- Silent button for "stealth" mode
- 1 x CD w/manual and installation software
- Connection to third party unit via NMEA2000 or NMEA0183
- 1 x RG-58 cable (2m) w/FME to UHF connectors
- Waterproof, voltage protected USB connection. (For connection to VHF radio)
- GPS antenna with 5m cable is included (separate box)
- Seapilot App download coupon included
  • Model: SP-17-120-VHF
  • 1 Units in Stock
  • Manufactured by: SeaPilot

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This product was added to our catalog on Wednesday 18 November, 2015.

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