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Opencpn digital charts

PostPosted: Tue Oct 31, 2017 2:32 pm
by Stevensea
I've been playing around with opencpn with a USB GPS receiver connected. It looks promising. I'm running it on a MacBook, which is power hungry. It's looking like a good candidate is a raspberry pie: ... 3-model-b/

Raspberry pie boards cost around $60 and they can be setup to useing KISS principle. Here is the rabbit hole: ... rrypi_rpi2

At the very least, Opencpn is a good way to get chart data for when you get close to a supervised bubble jet, or laser jet printer.