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AIS650 Software

AIS650 Software

Software download and update information for the Raymarine AIS650 product:

  • Applicable for: AIS650
  • Software Version: v2.03 (040200.02.03.00)
  • Release Date: Jan 2020

Important Terms of downloading software

Firmware update processes are done at your own risk. Before initiating the update process be sure to backup and make copies of all important files.

If the firmware process is interrupted your product may not function properly, therefore do not interrupt the process and ensure the unit is on a reliable power supply. Damage caused by incomplete upgrades will not be covered by Raymarine warranty.

By Downloading the software, you agree to these terms.

Software History


VersionRelease DateFeatures
Pro-AIS2 v1.24.02Oct 2022Update to ProAIS2 to correct a Windows DLL error
Pro-AIS2 v1.14Mar 2019
  • Improved USB driver installation process
  • Corrects a scaling issue when installed on high DPI displays
Pro-AIS2 v1.10Mar 2018
  • Updated to support the AIS700.
v2.03
(040200.02.03.00)
Jan 2020
  • Support for component obsolescence
  • No end user enhancements/features
v2.02
(040200_02_02_00)
June 2017
  • Preparation for the release of new features.
  • Several minor improvements have also been implemented to enhance performance.

AIS650 will report this as 040200.02.02.00

Note: The software update also consists of a PC USB driver update that must also be applied to the PC that the Class B is used with regularly. Failure to update the USB driver software on the PC may result on the device not being recognised, even if the device itself has received the software update.

Download USB v2.00 Drivers Only

v1.15
(040200_01_15_01)
Oct 2015
  • Conforms to NMEA2000 specification changes with respect to product information codes (126208 and 126996)
  • Update to alarm output mode
  • Update to STng alarm acknowledgement
  • Update to alarm output default 

AIS650 will report this as 040200.01.15.01

Note: The software update also consists of a PC USB driver update that must also be applied to the PC that the Class B is used with regularly. Failure to update the USB driver software on the PC may result on the device not being recognised, even if the device itself has received the software update.

Download USB v1.15 Drivers Only

v1.10
(040200_01_10_03)
Aug 2014
  • Corrects an issue with STng bus recovery, after a brief bus power interruption
  • Conform to NEMA2000 specification changes for device class and function codes
  • Fix issue of USB communications failing on some PC hosts when attached to the host while it boots
  • New config file to prevent conflicting GPS data being transmitted onto STng (PGN129026)
v1.7
(040200_010711)
April 2013
  • Fixed issue with some channel numbers setting incorrect AIS frequencies (not a customer issue)
  • Extended MMSI range configuration to allow daughter vessel MMSIs
  • New USB device driver - resolves USB connection stability issues and driver installation issues (driver is now fully certified)
    Download USB v1.7 Drivers Only
  • Stopped output of GPS position to NMEA2000 bus
  • Fixed incorrect CAN filter configuration (AIS650 was responding to PGN126208 addressed to another node) 
v1.03.02April 2013
  • Allow entry of daughter MMSI numbers
v1.6
(040200_01_06_02)
Oct 2012
  • Unit locking up when no other STNG/N2K data is present on the bus, typical seen when power cycling a STng connected Raymarine MFD, resulting in loss of target info.
  • Own MMSI received back from AIS repeater base stations, this manifests itself as own vessel target following itself on a Raymarine MFD or third party chartplotter.
  • Sensitive VSWR checking, previous software version seem to be sensitive when making VSWR checks on the connected VHF antenna, this sensitivity has be lowered.
v1.4
(040200_01_04_00)
2012
  • Maintenance Release
v1.3
(040200_01_03_00)
2011
  • Initial Release


Open Source GPL/LGPL

Some Raymarine products contain software code developed by third parties that are covered by open source GPL and LGPL software license agreements. You can view the third party license agreements by visiting the Manuals section of our website.

To access the open source GPL and LGPL licensed executables click here

Software Update Information and Instructions for AIS650

There are 2 methods of updating the software on your AIS650:

  • Using an SD card inserted into the front of the AIS unit
  • By connection to a Windows PC with a USB cable

Below you will find instructions for both method. None of the methods will delete any data or settings in your AIS unit. You can change some settings using the ProAIS2 software available to download from the main AIS650 software page. If you require your MMSI to be changed/reset then you are required to contact your local Raymarine agent who can arange this for you.

Updating via SD Card

Note: this will not change any User/Vessel details inside the AIS650, MMSI, Vessel Type.

1 - Applying the Software Requirements:

  • SD Memory Card
  • Power Supply (12V or 24V) 2A

Extract the contents of the AIS650 sw version 1.15.zip file to your hard drive. Copy the 2 files (42011501 and bootinfo) contained in the AIS650 sw version v.1.15 – via SD Card folder to a blank SD card.

  • Make sure the AIS650 is switched off.
  • Insert the SD card with the both files present into the units SD Card Slot.
  • Apply power to the AIS650.
  • The LED indicator will rapidly flash green for around 5 seconds and then stop flashing with a solid amber LED.
  • Switch power to off.
  • Remove the card.

Note: For further confirmation that the update has been successful, it is possible to check the software version on the Class B by connecting it ProAIS2 and checking the “Diagnostics” tab. If the update was successful then the following software version should be displayed: AIS Software Version: 040200.01.15.01

Updating via a Windows PC

Note: this will not change any User/Vessel details inside the AIS650, MMSI, Vessel Type.

Applying the Software Updater Requirements: 

  • Windows PC (Apple OSX is not currently supported)
  • USB connection to Mini USB port on AIS 
  • AIS650 sw version 1.15 Updater package

Important Note: It is important to note that this software update also consists of a PC USB driver update that must also be applied to the PC that the Class B is used with regularly. Failure to update the USB driver software on the PC may result on the device not being recognised, even if the device itself has received the software update.

This process is automated by the installer software and therefor the update should be carried out using the PC normally used with the AIS device. The AIS Updater Software package itself relies on the user following simple on-screen instructions to allow the update to be installed.

  • Extract the files from “AIS650 sw version 1.15.zip” to the PC that you regularly use in conjunction with your AIS device.
  • Double click on the file shown above and then double click on the AISUpdater.exe icon from the list of folders and files subsequently shown.
  • If asked click “Run” and the following screen will appear to begin taking you through the entire update process.

Please read the welcome notice on this pop-up and then select “Start” when you are ready to begin the process. The Updater software program will then guide the user through the process one step at a time. 

Note: For further confirmation that the update has been successful, it is possible to check the software version on the Class B by connecting it ProAIS2 and checking the “Diagnostics” tab. If the update was successful then the following software version should be displayed: AIS Software Version: 040200.01.15.01