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Configuration updates for YachtBot devices
Making changes The YachtBot configuration ('config') is stored as a file called &qu...
Mon, 3 Oct, 2016 at 4:14 PM
Firmware updates for YachtBot devices
Warning THIS PROCESS MUST NOT BE DONE ON A MAC. Windows or Linux only. Updating an incorrect firmware image to a device risks damaging th...
Tue, 10 Oct, 2017 at 11:44 AM
Using the IMU/AHRS with YachtBot
YachtBot's AHRS (attitude and heading reference system) option includes a 9 degrees of freedom (9DOF) AHRS inertial and magnetometer system which pro...
Tue, 21 Mar, 2017 at 11:39 AM
SIM card APN setting for common providers
This is not a full list of SIM providers, but a list of providers that we have used successfully over the years. The SIM providers can change their setting ...
Wed, 11 Nov, 2015 at 5:53 PM
SIM card / APN trouble shooting for YachtBot hardware
YachtBot typically connects to the YachtBot web servers within one minute of starting. The connection LED slowly flashes while it is starting up, and goes s...
Mon, 1 May, 2017 at 4:24 PM
The best place to install YachtBot on your sailing boat
The ideal installation place in a Dinghy or racing sailing boat is often a compromise on the best possible data due to available positions during racing. ...
Fri, 27 Nov, 2015 at 12:08 PM
Timed "Sensor" Log Files
When enabled via the config files, the hardware will record sensor data to a log file on the SD card. There is one .NMA file per power cycle, which are name...
Thu, 26 Oct, 2017 at 10:57 AM