New AIS Receiver QK-A027 with SeaTalk* Converter

Release date 31st October

QK-A027 AIS Receiver

with GPS, WiFi, NMEA out and SeaTalk in

 

Planned for release on October 31st, a new addition to the Marine Electronics Family.

A multi-functional little AIS engine it’s frankly, a game changer. It sits at the heart and hub of the whole navigation system as a single-unit powerhouse.

Building on the success of the previous models our new AIS Receiver adds SeaTalk capability to the already impressive suite of input options on the QK-A026 and is powered from the SeaTalk interface to provide a cleaner signal which will improve range and sensitivity.

Another innovation is simultaneous WiFi, NMEA and USB output. Considerably improving on versatility and flexibility.

The integral WiFi can connect up to seven devices and in response to customer feedback the GPS is now optional.

All this functionality comes in our trademark compact aluminium enclosure with the usual 1 year guarantee and is available exclusively to our Distributors at the same ridiculously low price as the QK-A026 until Jan 2018.

Full specification and instruction documents are on the website now and for further information please email me, kit@quark-elec.com.

Available until 1st Jan 2018 exclusively to Distributors

* SeaTalkTM is the proprietary protocol used by Raymarine Marine Electronics

Another super review for QK-A026

A great review from Erkki on Tindie

Very, very good all in one GPS + AIS receiver!

This little box contains all you can wish for, real dual channel AIS receiver,
a really good GPS receiver, all sorts of connectivity, from old school RS232
to USB and WIFI !
So you can connect it to everything very easily.
Power is easy just connect it to a USB port and all the fun wakes up very fast.
And all this for a very good price !
I will prolly order one extra as backup :-)If you are even remotely interested in AIS and /or GPS, get one !
it doesn’t get easier or cheaper than this.

Thanks Erkki! We’re very glad you like it!

Which Application should I use with my Quark-Elec AIS Receiver?

A question we get asked a lot!  There are an ever increasing number of Apps out there now, some good, some….less so.  We could go out and test every single one, but then we wouldn’t have time to do the R&D which drives our products forward.  We love the R&D part of our job, so we’ve put together a shortlist of applications which we know work and that cover most of the OS requirements out there. As you probably know by now, we like to encourage feedback and we love that our customers like to help each other out once in a while, so if you are using an app that isn’t listed here and you think it’s good, please give it a quick write up in the comments section.  Or drop me an email and point me in the right direction!

Quick reference chart for Navigation Apps
Quick reference chart for Navigation Apps

Quick Reference Chart for WiFi Remote Controllers

Another easy comparison chart, this time for WiFi remote controllers.

Find out more:

Wifi Remote Controllers

Special Offer this Month:

QK-W015 Smart Wifi remote control module/Switch From Internet with Power plug and Three RF Power Sockets

Or our other models:

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Quick Reference Chart for GSM/SMS Remote Controllers

We know that working out which controller you need can be confusing so we put this comparison chart together to make it simpler:

Quick Reference Chart for GSM/SMS Remote Controllers

The QK-G025 in Electromagnetic Valve and Pump applications

Applications

The QK-G025 module is an industrial grade product which is designed to provide remote control of pumps, valves and pipelines. As it can work in two modes, Dead Man and Timed Pulse, it can be used for a wide variety of remote applications. The two alarm inputs provide another mechanism for automatic remote monitoring and can act as either switches or input sources, ensuring your liquid/gas transit or storage system is entirely controllable from wherever the operator needs to be. The inputs can be from a wide variety of sensors, e.g. photocell receivers, CO2 monitors, leak detectors etc.

As you can set the QK-G025 up without a PC, it is easy to install in remote locations, you just need a power supply, a registered SIM and a phone signal. Access can be granted to up to four numbers, and incoming calls from any other number will be disregarded so your controller is secure from outside interference. In addition to controlling your system automatically or remotely, it can be interrogated by SMS for status updates. As the unit works on number recognition, the call is never answered thus the system is Toll free in use.

 Advantages

  • Secure, uses caller ID for identification, unknown callers are ignored.
  • Alarm inputs for automated control.
  • Dual working modes, ‘Dead Man’ and time pulsed for remote operation.
  • Easy to install and configure (no PC required).
  • Up to 4 mobile phones per unit.
  • Request status via SMS.
  • Compatible with all major GSM SIM networks.
  • Tri-band GSM for use in Europe & USA.

QK-W016 Introduction and Set Up – New Video on YouTube

This new video gives a guided tour of the Quark-elec QK-W016 Remote Control Temperature Data Logger and runs through resetting the module and setting up in Station Mode. The new video goes through the processes step-by-step and includes a software view with a hardware view so that you can see exactly how the unit responds to setting up and use. For those that are interested, the music is Orlando Gibbon’s Fantasia and is played by Jon Sayles.