Standard Horizon Matrix GX2000 VHF Radio & AIS Display

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The GX2000 MATRIX is a 25W fixed-mount DSC VHF radio with AIS display capabilities. Just add an AIS  transponder or GPS and AIS receiver for a versatile, low-power AIS display. With the optional RAM mic you can put VHF and AIS at hand in the cockpit or flybridge as well as in the nav station.

International customers: Accepts MMSI and channel selection settings for all regions.

Add an AIS receiver and simply press the dedicated AIS key to see AIS targets. Use as a low-power AIS display or integrate with chartplotter. Also includes: waypoint navigation, 30W loud hailer with listen back and RAM3+ second station capable.
GX2000 with AIS
When combined with an AIS receiver or Class B transponder, the MATRIX displays AIS MMSI, Call Sign, Ship Name, BRG, DST, SOG and COG and will allow you to contact an AIS Ship directly using DSC. The display shows your vessel's position in relation to AIS targets. The the Closest Point of Approach (CPA) Alarm alerts you when an AIS ship may be approaching too close to your location.

In addition, the MATRIX can be connected to any GPS chartplotter for full DSC support. (Best used with chartplotters offering more than one NMEA port.)
  • VHF radio
  • Connect to an AIS receiver or transponder and use as an AIS display
    • Support for AIS alarms (CPA, TCPA)
    • AIS target display: MMSI, Call Sign, Ship Name, BRG, DST, SOG and COG
    • Contact AIS Ship with DSC
  • Compass page*
  • Navigate to a DSC Distress Call*
  • Submersible JIS-7 / IPX7 (3.3 feet for 30 minutes)
  • ClearVoice noise canceling speaker microphone with channel selection and 16/9 key
  • Oversized rotary channel knob with push to enter, backlit display and keys
  • 30 Watt PA/Loud Hailer with preprogrammed fog signals
  • Capable of connecting an optional RAM3+ second station remote microphone
  • Control all radio, PA/Fog, DSC and AIS functions remotely with the optional RAM3+ mic
  • DSC position request and report functions when connected to compatible GPS chart plotter
  • Voice Scrambler (optional)
  • Versatile user-programmable scanning, priority scan and Dual Watch
  • One-button access to Channel 16 and 9
  • User programmable soft keys
  • Navigation (LAT/LON, SOG and COG) information shown on display when connected to GPS
  • 3-Year Waterproof Warranty 
*when connected to a GPS


Navigate to Waypoints
The MATRIX AIS is capable of entering and saving up to 100 waypoints. These waypoints may be selected and navigated to by using a unique navigation compass display that shows your vessels SOG, COG, BRG (Bearing) and DST (Distance) to the

Add the CMP31 RAM3+ Speaker Microphone
for complete second-station capabilities in your cockpit or flybridge.
waypoint when connected to an external GPS.

Digital Selective Calling (DSC)
The MATRIX is Class D class DSC VHF with a separate Channel 70 receiver, which allows DSC calls to be received even when listening to traffic on Marine VHF channels.

DSC Distress Function
When activated, the DSC DISTRESS function  transmits a digital MAYDAY including vessel identification, Latitude / Longitude and time (with GPS connected), to facilitate prompt response. Additional calls that can be made are Individual, All ship - Urgency and Safety, Group, Position report and position request calls.

DSC Position Polling and NMEA in/output
Easily share position information with other DSC equipped vessels using the position request and position reporting functions. With the push of a few buttons you can request the position of another vessel, or simply send your position information to the vessel you select.

The GPS Position of a received DSC Distress or Position Request call can be shown on a compatible GPS Chart plotter simply by connecting 2 NMEA wires.

30W PA and Fog signaling with Listen back
The MATRIX includes a 30W Loud Hailer with Fog signals; Bells and Whistles with listenback. For added benefit, the last selected VHF channel can be heard when in the PA or Fog modes.

Optional RAM3+ capable
It is easy to add remote access to the VHF radio (and AIS display and alarms*) to the cockpit of fly bridge. The MATRIX is RAM3+ remote mic capable to control all VHF, DSC and AIS* functions at a second station.

ClearVoice noise reduction technology speaker microphone

The MATRIX AIS features Clear Voice Noise Reduction Technology eliminating unwanted background noises like engines and wind during transmission. This assures transmissions are crystal clear along with dedicated 16/9 key and channel selection. In addition the microphone includes a speaker for crystal clear reception of transmissions.

Commercial grade 80dB receiver
Advanced receiver technology rejects the reception of unwanted signals from pagers and other unwanted VHF frequencies. In addition the MATRIX has an receiver attenuator to further reduce noise in busy harbors and marinas. Big, bold display There is no question about it. With a big, bold display there is no mistaking the information. The contrast and brightness can be adjusted for situations where the radio cannot be mounted directly in front of you.

Programmable Channel Names
The MATRIX AIS is supplied from the factory preloaded with description of the use of Marine channels (16-Distress, 22A-USCG, 71-Pleasure...). The channel names may be customized by the user to easily understand the use of each channel.

GPS repeating
By connecting a GPS to the MATRIX position, date, and time are also displayed when interfaced with a GPS receiver.

Programmable Scan, Priority Scan and Dual Watch
Scanning is not an issue with the MATRIX. The radio can be setup to scan any number of channels with or without a priority channel or simply can be setup to scan between a priority channel and on other channel (dual watch).

NOAA Weather channels and Weather Alert
10 NOAA and Canadian Weather channels are pre-programmed and easily selectable using the dedicated WX key. In addition, the MATRIX can be set to monitor WX channels and provide an audible alert to inform of pending storm advisories

Works great with an AIS transponder
Simply connect the NMEA output wires from an AIS transponder to the GX2000 YELLOW and WHITE wires to have both AIS and GPS sentences sent to the GX2000.

* When used with AIS receiver or Class B transponder

It’s built better so backed better
Because the MATRIX AIS is built better, it is backed better. If your Standard Horizon MATRIX ever fails for any reason including water damage during normal use in the first three years, STANDARD HORIZON will repair or replace it free, without hassle or charges…period! If it fails thereafter in normal use it for the life time of the product it is covered by Standard Horizon’s Lifetime Flat Rate Service and Customer Loyalty Programs.

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5 Stars
Matrix GX2000 review
This VHF seems great so far. I have it interfaced with my AMEC B600 AIS and it picks up GPS and AIS targets. Its really loaded with features and it will take a while to learn all that this radio can do. Thanks again to Milltech for the recommendation and assistance with setup.
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