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Forum: OpenCPN 17-11-2017, 17:45
Replies: 25
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Posted By Hoghead
Re: List of Antenna only Radars which work with Opencpn under Windows?

I am sold that I can make this work fine without getting stuck in the Ray trap

What is holding me back is a tablet screen that I can see in tropical sun.
Inside at the nav station no problem, in...
Forum: OpenCPN 16-11-2017, 18:39
Replies: 25
Views: 3,845
Posted By Hoghead
Re: List of Antenna only Radars which work with Opencpn under Windows?

So how are you getting your 3-4G radar signal into the PC based network so that it can also be seen my a WiFi connected tablet?

I am looking at a VYacht based system but do not see how to...
Forum: OpenCPN 16-11-2017, 18:37
Replies: 25
Views: 3,845
Posted By Hoghead
Re: List of Antenna only Radars which work with Opencpn under Windows?

Thanks for the input

What is holding me back, or more correctly forcing me back to Ray is my need to see the screen in tropical sun and there just does not seem to be a Windows tab way around this...
Forum: OpenCPN 16-11-2017, 02:46
Replies: 25
Views: 3,845
Posted By Hoghead
Re: List of Antenna only Radars which work with Opencpn under Windows?

Inside is not the issue - it is outside in the sun
Perhaps that is why the MFD's are so expensive........
Forum: OpenCPN 16-11-2017, 00:05
Replies: 25
Views: 3,845
Posted By Hoghead
Re: List of Antenna only Radars which work with Opencpn under Windows?

I would love not to buy another Ray/Zeus MFD, but I cannot find a Windows tablet with a screen bright enough to see in tropical sun.

Unless someone has found a solution, it looks like back to the...
Forum: OpenCPN 14-11-2017, 19:43
Replies: 25
Views: 3,845
Posted By Hoghead
Re: List of Antenna only Radars which work with Opencpn under Windows?

Windows tablet - why did I not think of that.....
And I bought an Android tab for this very application!

What sort of spec should I need in regards to processor(s) speed, memory capacity, and RAM?
Forum: OpenCPN 14-11-2017, 03:54
Replies: 25
Views: 3,845
Posted By Hoghead
Re: List of Antenna only Radars which work with Opencpn under Windows?

I was hoping to use OCPN on my laptop and Android tablet both with the new radar.

Not having played with radar on OCPN, I was unaware that Android version does not support radar.

Not having...
Forum: OpenCPN 13-11-2017, 22:12
Replies: 25
Views: 3,845
Posted By Hoghead
Re: List of Antenna only Radars which work with Opencpn under Windows?

Any updates to this post?

I am thinking of getting out of the Ray planned obsolescence loop and going open source using tablets and a laptop running Open CPN.

My Ray radar seems the stumbling...
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