AIS Pilot-Plug - is a specialized cable designed to configure AIS equipment. The total length is 3 meters. The device has a USB 2.0 connector.
The setting is done by connecting the AIS with a personal computer via the AIS Pilot-Plug cable. Basic information received after connection: vessel position, SOG, COG, Heading, ROT, navigational status, vessel name, Call sign, vessel type, ship overall dimensions. During the adjustment, no external power supply is required. The data is transmitted over the RS-422 protocol.
Protocol - RS-422
Connector - USB 2.0
Purpose - setting up AIS equipment