McMurdo widens its range with the Smartfind M5 AIS Class A Transponder

McMurdo, a business of the Orolia Group, has announced that the Smartfind M5 AIS Class A Transponder is now available.

The Smartfind M5 Automatic Identification System (AIS) Class A Transponder, previewed at METS (Marine Equipment Trade Show) 2012 in Amsterdam, is part of McMurdo’s new range of AIS products that reflect its excellence in innovation and advancement in marine technology.

Ross Wilkinson, general manager of Orolia Ltd said, “Following the launch of the Smartfind M5 at METS, we are delighted with the positive feedback we have received. Smartfind M5 is the worlds first AIS Class A to incorporate an MOB alert feature, taking safety via  AIS to a whole new level. McMurdo is renowned for innovative marine safety products and this addition to the range forms part of our growth strategy.  Our capability to develop a flexible and user-friendly operating system, combined with our ability to offer a cost–effective unit, has made the Smartfind M5 the perfect solution for recreational and professional mariners alike.”

The Smartfind M5 AIS Class A Transponder gives mariners the ability to view at a glance the AIS status of vessels all around them and provides access to a host of detailed navigation information.

A compact single box solution, the Smartfind M5 features a 3.5” bright colour LCD display with powerful juggle control for quick entry of voyage related information as well as easy navigation of menus.  

It also features an embedded coast line map, detailed AIS target list and radar type overview. This enables users to react effectively in different maritime situations thanks to its direct control function keys.

The Smartfind M5 AIS Class A Transponder is available worldwide through McMurdo’s network of internationally based distributors.  McMurdo also provides AIS installation and training courses through its service and support division.

Priced from £1,499.00 ex VAT/ Euro €1,799.00 ex TAX.

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