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 +====== PyPilot ======
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 pypilot is a free software autopilot. ​  To form a working autopilot you need both software and hardware components. pypilot is a free software autopilot. ​  To form a working autopilot you need both software and hardware components.
  
 {{:​pypilot_diagram.png?​600|}} {{:​pypilot_diagram.png?​600|}}
  
-  ​- [[tinypilot]] ​guide +pypilot is free software and can run on a variety of hardware: 
-  - [[openplotter]] ​guide+ 
 +  ​- [[tinypilot]] ​ - minimal power consumption,​ small lcd, remote control, raspberry pi zero w 
 +  - [[openplotter]] ​- full chart plotter, raspberry pi 
 +  - used successfully on different orange pi boards running ubuntu 
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 +It is recommended to try pypilot using either [[tinypilot]] or [[openplotter]] but it is possible to run pypilot on many platforms. 
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 +There are 4 supported control interfaces:​ 
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 +  - [[lcd keypad/​remote]] 
 +  - [[python gui]] works on linux, eg: openplotter
   - [[opencpn plugin]]   - [[opencpn plugin]]
   - [[web browser control]]   - [[web browser control]]
  
-The autopilot has worked successfully sailing hundreds of miles on s/v alexandra as well as reported successful on more than a dozen other vessels including boats with hydraulic pumps, and steel boats above 29 tons.+ 
 +More guides 
 +  - [[motor controller]] different controller options 
 +  - [[rudder drive motor]] How to drive the rudder 
 +  - [[upgrade software]] upgrade without losing settings 
 +  - [[pypilot scripts]] directly running pypilot from commandline 
 +  - [[calibration]] - required for correct operation 
 +  - [[tuning gains]] - improve performance 
 +  - [[mounting hardware]] - correctly mount the hardware in the boat 
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 +The autopilot has worked successfully sailing hundreds of miles on s/v alexandra as well as reported successful on more than a dozen other vessels including boats with hydraulic pumps, and heavy steel cruising ​boats.
  
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