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Old 19-10-2017, 00:44   #781
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Re: OpenCPN Radar Overlay PlugIn

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No Gyro. I've a home brewed 2 Hz compass into O via a Simrad IS15 NMEA net.
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Old 19-10-2017, 03:56   #782
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Not to hyjack the thread but,
How does Sailoog Shop IMU sensor MPU-9255 $10 compare to
B&G Precision 9 Compass $650 or the all-in-one GPS + IMU Airmar GH2183 $800

in terms of accuracy, use with Radar Overlay, Arpa, Marpa, measurement of heeling angle and as bcn suggests leeway?
In terms of accuracy it is probably not bad. But it is not a comparable product. The others are purpose built with NMEA outputs ready for network integration whilst the MPU-9255 is just the sensor and a few components to interface it to a bus.
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Old 19-10-2017, 04:16   #783
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Re: OpenCPN Radar Overlay PlugIn

I'm using this setup for my system and it works good enough for radar and ARPA. The compass sensor is rather equal to the MPU-9255 I suppose. See: Inexpensive heading sensor?
Heading data is sent by 2 Hz but OCPN is receiving at 1 Hz, probably due to 1 Hz system bus on the Simrad IS15 system. On a low speed sailing boat the 1 Hz update is apparently sufficient.
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Old 19-10-2017, 07:30   #784
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Hi. I got a Garmin 18 xHD Random and I'm running opencpn on a Mac Book air with OS 10.11.6 (El Capitan). I soldered a switch at the amphenol (pin 5 to ground as described in a former post), but the Radar does not run. What do I have to do?


Unfortunately I am not at all into mac. There is a description of how you hardwire the ethernet cable and how you set up the interface here :
https://opencpn.org/OpenCPN/doc/GRadarDoc.pdf

If you enable the logging in the radar menu and restart OpenCPN, what is written there ?

I run the Gxradar plugin on my boat so it does work. At least on windows 7 :
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Old 06-11-2017, 01:10   #785
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Re: OpenCPN Radar Overlay PlugIn

Hi,

after I read the manuals and the points on the github sites I´m a little bit confused.
I want to use the plugin with a pi (Raspian Jessie - it´s a like ubuntu) and a navico broadband 3g Radar.

In the informations on one side is written that I can use the ubuntu ppa packages and on the other side I found the information that there are two patches and I´ll have to build oc from source with the paches.

What is now right? And how I build it from source with the patches if this is the right way?

Thanks

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Old 06-11-2017, 01:23   #786
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Re: OpenCPN Radar Overlay PlugIn

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Hi,

after I read the manuals and the points on the github sites I´m a little bit confused.
I want to use the plugin with a pi (Raspian Jessie - it´s a like ubuntu) and a navico broadband 3g Radar.

In the informations on one side is written that I can use the ubuntu ppa packages and on the other side I found the information that there are two patches and I´ll have to build oc from source with the paches.

What is now right? And how I build it from source with the patches if this is the right way?

Thanks

Andreas
Both are correct. You can use the plugin from the PPA package, but there are two patches to OpenCPN 4.8.0. If you use it with unmodified pre-compiled OpenCPN 4.8.0 you will get some corruption of AIS target popups and sometimes the entire OpenCPN screen will get corrupted. Also the popups may stay on screen to long.

A workaround is to set the refresh time of the PPI windows to '1' and if that still gives corruptions that you don't like you can choose not to use the PPI windows (= the separate radar only displays) at all.

So you can wait for Dave/Pavel to fix this in OpenCPN 5.0 (one bug has been fixed and one is waiting for merge, see https://github.com/OpenCPN/OpenCPN/pull/887) or you can compile it with the patches I suggested, or ask someone here to compile it for you for RPi Jessie.

BTW you're probably better off asking this in a Navico radar thread, this thread generally only concerns itself with Garmin radars.
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Re: OpenCPN Radar Overlay PlugIn

Hi,

@merrimac: thanks for your response.
Sorry for asking here in this thread

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.....And how I build it from source with the patches if this is the right way?....
See this description to build OCPN, works fine on RPi as well: https://opencpn.org/wiki/dokuwiki/do...ompiling_linux
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thanks I think I understand it now.

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