Active Research Ltd

Based in Poole, Dorset on the South Coast of the United Kingdom, Active Research Limited has established an enviable reputation within the specialist field of marine electronics world-wide.

The company was formed in January 1997 by Phil Whitehurst. As a Chartered Electronics Engineer he recognized a need within the market to produce innovative and reliable marine electronics equipment. He set about designing a group of products which are now unique in their quality and sophistication in the marketplace.

To promote the groundbreaking designs of Active Research Limited, the company registered the brand name "ACTISENSE", which has become synonymous with excellence in active sensor design and interconnection.

The company utilizes over 14 years of specialist experience in the design of DSP software and hardware in the field of SMART sensors and underwater acoustics.

Their innovative design approach and expertise has enabled them to perfect their unique depth-sounding algorithm, which now forms the calculating heart of depth sounding devices available from five major marine electronics companies.

Active Research Ltd are members of the British Marine Electronics Federation and National Marine Electronics Association.

Current products produced by Active Research Limited are:-
  • NMEA Data Combiner/Multiplexer
  • NMEA Autoswitch
  • NMEA Data Buffer
  • SMART Depth & Temperature Transducer
  • ANALOGUE Depth, Speed and Temperature NMEA Conversion Box (150kHz, 200kHz, 235kHz)
  • PC OPTO Isolator Adapter
  • USB to RS232 Converter
  • RS485 PC Interface Cable

Active Research Ltd Overview