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|+||The [[https://opencpn.org/OpenCPN/plugins/pypilot.html|opencpn pypilot plugin]] gives the best integration with charts and is supported by all operating systems opencpn can run on including android.|
|+||For additional pypilot support, the [[https://opencpn.org/OpenCPN/plugins/watchdog.html|watchdog plugin]] provides pypilot specific alarms, and the [[https://github.com/seandepagnier/autopilot_route_pi|autopilot route plugin]] gives the best control over route following.|
|+||Currently the plugin connects to pypilot via signalk for actual autopilot control and configuration, however it is recommended to also add a connection to the autopilot as tcp port 20220 as both input and output for nmea data. This will allow for pitch and heel in the dashboard, sharing nmea data from usb ports on the autopilot, or from the computer with opencpn, and route following.|