LightGuard AIS

LightGuard AIS for AtoN


The LightGuard AIS (LGA) unit is a fully compliant AIS transponder suitable for all aids to navigation installations. Housed in a rugged triple protected housing suitable for the harsh marine environment, it can be deployed on exposed location on buoys and fixed structures.

The unit comes with GPS antenna integrated in the housing but external GPS antenna can be connected if required.

The unit is supplied with a standard stainless steel mounting bracket making the installation to a buoy or a beacon structure easy.

Features Include :

• Rugged enclosure with IPx6 and IPx7 degree of protection
• Integrated GPS antenna in enclosure
• Lowest power consumption on the market in both Type 1 and Type 3 configuration
• Integrated interface to lantern (health and ON/OFF) and racon (health)
• Optional sensor board for met/hyd sensors
• Supports messages #6, #8, #12, #14, #21, #25 and #26
• Supports virtual messages
• Wide voltage range from 10 to 32 VDC
• Approved by the Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH)

LightGuard AIS

Simultaneous monitoring of aids to navigation and vessel traffic

LightGuard Monitor is also suited for monitoring of vessel traffic by means of real-time AIS data on the electronic chart. For smaller sea ports and marinas, this is the optimal software solution in order to monitor your own nautical aids and the vessel traffic simultaneously.