ADQ-2 is the ultimate tool for wireless connection to a professional pilot’s ECS using the onboard AIS pilot plug. ADQ-2 also provides independent Rate of Turn. ADQ-2 utilizes industry standard Bluetooth (Class 1) and WLAN 802.11b/g for the connection. This makes the interface to any major piloting software very easy regardless Operating System of the computer.
The advanced ADQ-2 provides AIS pilot plug functionality along with independent and accurate Rate of Turn measurements at an attractive price break. In combination with a suitable ECS package of your choice, the ADQ-2 is the ideal tool for applications like coastal pilotage and basic maneuvering.
ADQ-2 compensates for the potential faulty wiring of the ship pilot plug. Within seconds the ADQ-2 automatically detects the active Tx pin. ADQ-2 even detects serial signals as weak as 0.25V. The internal CPU is extracting real AIS data from noise. The Rx led on ADQ-2 indicates when AIS data is detected.
Another beneficial feature of the ADQ-2 is adding independent Rate of Turn measurements in real time to the ship AIS data. The ship heading is smoothed to decimal degrees. ADQ-2 offers the industry standard WLAN 802.11 b/g/n as well as Bluetooth connection to make it compatible to all major piloting software on iPad, Mac and Windows OS.