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Old 11-12-2015, 06:00   #16
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Re: Remote display

Originally Posted by skkeith View Post
I think a banana pi pro with a 7" touch screen work well in the cockpit. I am still working on the waterproof case design, but essentially you have banana pi pro + touchscreen + 12v->5v converter + USB gps + wireless keyboard mouse if you want it, with only 12V into the sealed case around the glass touchscreen. The screen is powered off the pi. The OS is a dedicated debian configured like a 'kiosk' so you just power on 12V and it comes up running opencpn with no keyboard or mouse interaction needed. It has wifi if you want a peer to peer network (or access point) and you can easily hook up rf24 radio modems if you want to wirelessly bridge AIS from serial devices. (...)
Cons & pros vs. a 7 inch Android tablet?


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Re: Remote display

Waterproof and daylight viewable if he builds it right

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