Actisense (Active Research Ltd)

About Us

Actisense aim to be the installer’s product of choice by making navigation safer with the most reliable boat electronic systems.

Based in Poole, Dorset on the south coast of England, Active Research Limited has established an enviable world-wide reputation within the specialist field of marine electronics, in particular NMEA standards. This has been achieved by providing an excellent level of service to our extensive client base and through the design and manufacture of award-winning marine electronic equipment.

Our teams take care of everything from research and development, engineering services, through to manufactured production, sales and marketing of our extensive product stable.

We sell our products through a network of over 80 distributors in over 45 countries around the globe.


Qualified Installation Engineers Qualified Wiremen Safety Wear Software Programmers

Architectural Steelwork Autoclave Enclosures Fabrication With Machining Forging Gas Cutting General Fabrication 6-15mm General Heavy Fabrication 15mm+ General Sheet Metal Under 6mm Guide Rails Guillotine Laser Cutting Laser Cutting Tube Metal Spinning Moulding Pipework Press Brake Work Pressure & Vacuum Vessels Presswork Prototyping Punching Roll Bending Roll Forming Rolling Spring Manufacturing Stamping Tube Bending & Manipulation Water Cutting Welding Wire Forming

Electromechanical Assembly PCB Assembly - Surface Mount PCB Assembly - Through Hole Soldering

3D Printing Autodesk Inventor Design CAD Design Electronics Electrical Design Mechanical Drafting Services Programming Rapid Prototyping Solid Works

Assembly Packaging


Other Marine Electronic Engineering

Markets Served

United Kingdom The Caribbean South America Other Oceania North America Middle East European Union Eastern Europe Central America Asia Africa




ISO 9001:2015
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