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SMIDS Pro is Commercial Maritime’s most economic and accurate SDME (Speed Distance Measuring Equipment) system using state of the art technology to provide vessel Distance to Berth and Course Prediction options.

  • Uses high accuracy, multi-constellation GNSS.
  • Gives real-time Bow and Stern cross-ship speed indications.
  • 15” Main Display with full-colour touch screen graphical user interface.
  • 10” Remote displays with full-colour touch screen graphical user interface.
  • Previously visited berth directory for berthing assistance.
  • Predictive course display.
  • Accurate to 0.01 knots.
  • Reliable and accurate globally in any sea state.
  • Easy retrofit in vessel service with no through-hull penetrations.
  • ‘At a glance’ key information in a single location.
  • Internal recording of voyage data.
  • Data output to ship’s equipment.
  • Integration to 3rd party equipment for display such as Water Speed, Rudder, Wind, etc.
  • Approved as a Transmitting Heading Device (THD). (Approvals Pending).
  • Approved as a GPS Positioning Device. (Approvals Pending).

The AMI Marine Mini Recorder Range

Designed for the small vessel and workboat industry, the AMI Marine Mini Recorder range is ideal for vessels under 3000 GT and who are not mandated to carry a full VDR/S-VDR.
The Mini Recorders have also proven popular as a land-based recorder, with harbour and port control offices making use of these systems for the analyses of VHF communications and AIS data.


  • 13.3” full-colour capacitive touch screen display.
  • IP camera connectivity.
  • VHF and bridge audio recording.
  • Image recording such as Radar, ECDIS, Chart Plotter, etc.
  • NMEA data inputs for the recording of GPS position, speed, heading, etc.
  • Optional Fixed or Float Free Capsule upgrade available.
  • The Standard System holds up to 37 days of data.
  • The fully extended system offers up to 42 days of data.


The X2 VDR Voyage Data Recorder is built on Solid-State, high-performance technology allowing for extreme reliability and offering a superior user experience.
Exceeding the MSC.333(90) regulations, the X2 system doubles as a convenient bridge monitoring tool allowing all sensor data to be viewed in real-time on the supplied 8” or 9.7” PCAP touch screen display.
In addition to carrying full VDR approval, the X2 is also available as a fully approved high-performance, low-cost S-VDR, meeting the requirements of MSC.163(78).

  • Exceeding the MSC.333(90) regulations set by the IMO.
  • 8” or optional 9.7” touch screen.
  • 1TB Solid-state internal storage, holding over 60 days of data.
  • Swift retrofit installations thanks to the 3 wire microphone solution.
  • Float Free and Fixed capsules, holding in excess of 48 hours of data each.
  • Internal configuration held on all media, allowing for simple service calls.
  • Automatic APT software, saving time on data analysis during annual surveys.
  • Powerful replay software supplied as standard, with AIS overlay onto multiple online mapping platforms.
  • “Remote shore to ship” access function can be provided on request.

SMIDS MKII Legacy System

SMIDS is AMI Marine’s highly accurate and reliable GNSS Speed and Distance Measuring Equipment (SDME). A low-cost alternative to the doppler systems found on many vessels for docking and manoeuvring, SMIDS uses data received from GPS and GLONASS satellites to accurately measure the vessel’s movement relative to the ground.

  • Accurate to 0.01 knots.
  • Reliable and accurate globally in any sea state.
  • Easy retrofit in vessel service with no through-hull penetrations.
  • Unaffected by water conditions.
  • Cost-effective, proven track record and reliable – no ongoing maintenance.

X300 NMEA 0183 Tester

Our BEST SELLING NMEA Tester is a pocket-sized and portable NMEA 0183 reader complete with a built-in non-critical oscilloscope function.
This engineering tool can monitor, record and playback NMEA 0183 data.

NAVDoctor NMEA 2000 Tester

NAVDoctor is the perfect NMEA 2000 diagnostic tool.
It turns any mobile device into an NMEA 2000 network analyser, creating simple and clear web pages that show the health and status of your NMEA 2000 network.

X98-BT Acoustic Beacon Tester

The X98-BT is an affordable handheld Acoustic Beacon Tester.
It is used to test the operation of an Underwater Locator Beacon on all VDR and S-VDR fixed Hardened Capsules.

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