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 You will need: You will need:
  
-  * [[inertial sensors]] +  * [[inertial sensors]] ​- accelerometer,​ gyro, compass ​ connected over either I2C or SPI 
-  * [[motor controller]] +  * [[motor controller]] ​- connected over tx/rx pins, or usb serial port 
-  * [[drive unit]]+  * [[drive unit]] ​- electric motor to move the rudder
  
 The openplotter interface to pypilot gives the best visual feedback. ​ It is possible to use these tools on any linux system simply by [[installing pypilot]] The tools can remotely connect to the autopilot server. ​ In this way, you can use openplotter or another linux computer to remotely connect to tinypilot or a different openplotter that is running the autopilot. The openplotter interface to pypilot gives the best visual feedback. ​ It is possible to use these tools on any linux system simply by [[installing pypilot]] The tools can remotely connect to the autopilot server. ​ In this way, you can use openplotter or another linux computer to remotely connect to tinypilot or a different openplotter that is running the autopilot.
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   * [[signalk_client_wx]] Interactive tool to inspect and modify values used by the autopilot   * [[signalk_client_wx]] Interactive tool to inspect and modify values used by the autopilot
   * [[signalk_scope_wx]] Plot data streaming from the autopilot   * [[signalk_scope_wx]] Plot data streaming from the autopilot
-  * [[pypilot_control]] ​ It is recommended to use the pypilot plugin from opencpn ​instead. This program doesn'​t require running opencpn.+  * [[pypilot_control]] ​ It is recommended to use the pypilot plugin from opencpn, however this program doesn'​t require running opencpn ​and is written in python. 
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 +See [[troubleshooting]] if the autopilot fails to work from the openplotter menu
  
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