The most challenging part of building your own DIY chart plotter or some other marine device with a display, is finding a suitable, and reasonably priced, high brightness, sunlight readable monitor. There is a lot of discussion about it, for example on OpenCPN wiki and on cruisersforum.com. I spend probably north of 100 hours researching … Read More “Sunlight readable monitors for boating and marine applications” »
The OpenCPN remote control is based on an off-the-shelf numpad keyboard. I have mapped OpenCPN functions that I feel are the most important to the keyboard and printed stickers with icons for each of the functions.