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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]]+  * [[rudder ​drive motor]] - electric motor to move the rudder 
 +  * raspberry pi running openplotter,​
-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. +See [[troubleshooting]] if the autopilot ​fails to work from the openplotter menu
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-The tools provided can be run from the command line, and passed the hostname of the pypilot server (or leave blank to use the last hostname) +
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-[[pypilot_calibration]] ​ Visual feedback for calibration of the sensors. +
-[[signalk_client]] ​ Command line interface to read data from 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 +
-[[pypilot_control]] Control the autopilot. ​ It is recommended to use the pypilot plugin from opencpn instead, but this doesn'​t require running opencpn.+
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