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OpenPlotter on PC running Windows

Do you want to run OpenPlotter on PC instead of Raspberry Pi? I pretty much offer ready to use OpenPlotter on PC with my navigation laptops. Get in touch with me and I can put something together for you! OpenPlotter on Windows can be easier than on Linux, so read on to find out more.

Why OpenPlotter on PC rather than Linux?

If you are technically inclined, OpenPlotter is an excellent option to consider. I applaud the functionality and the open source nature of OpenPlotter. However, it can be very challenging and confusing to set up and use. It also has its limitations:

  • Even technically inclined and knowledgeable people spend a lot of time putting this together.
  • You need to build a Raspberry Pi computer and load the Linux image onto it.
  • Knowledge of Linux and command line interfaces are required. This can be a huge frustration and time sink for beginners.
  • You’re connecting and assembling many different components.
  • You need to build a Raspberry Pi computer and load the Linux image onto it.
  • Many hardware components must be sourced from different vendors.
  • Outdoor viewable and waterproof displays are expensive and hard to source.
  • You need to build a Raspberry Pi computer and load the Linux image onto it.
  • Linux severely limits the range of navigation software you can run. This also limits the accessible chart sets.
  • Due to the above, good charts may not be available for all areas.
  • Windows software you’re accustomed to does not run on Linux. It is difficult to use the unit for anything else.

OpenPlotter on PC – a preconfigured navigation laptop!

My navigation laptops have all the same functionality as OpenPlotter on PC would have. Using OpenPlotter on Windows can be easier for many.

  1. You are saving a ton of time to get up and running. Save yourself dozens of frustrating hours.
  2. My software and hardware comes preconfigured. All you need to do is turn it on, and go out on the water!
  3. You get everything you need from one source. No need to deal with many different vendors.
  4. Similar costs. If you need a waterproof unit with an outdoor viewable display, a navigation laptop can actually be cheaper!
  5. Many of my units are waterproof and have outdoor viewable displays. This is a huge advantage in a marine environment.
  6. I provide support to you directly with remote desktop if needed.
  7. You are saving a ton of time to get up and running. Save yourself dozens of frustrating hours.
  8. My navigation laptops support all kinds of navigation software. For example: Coastal Explorer, TimeZero, i-Boating, P-Sea Windplot, EuroNav, PC Plotter, StarNavPilot, and others.
  9. You can run any other Windows software program you wish.
  10. The units are portable and self-contained. You can take it home for trip planning, or move one unit between multiple vessels.
  11. Most importantly, there are not many downsides to my systems. After all, you can run Linux on them. They can do everything that OpenPlotter can.

Please contact me with any questions or to order OpenPlotter on Windows today!

OpenPlotter on PC – ready to use navigation laptops

OpenPlotter on PC: 13 inch waterproof navigation laptop with marine charts with Windows OpenPlotter on PC: 10 inch waterproof navigation laptop with marine charts with Windows OpenPlotter Alternative: 15 inch waterproof navigation laptop with marine charts

Please contact me with any questions or to order!

Why use my navigation laptops for OpenPlotter on Windows?

My navigation laptops can be much more affordable than GarminLowranceSimradB&GFurunoHumminbirdRaymarineSi-Tex. I will also support the GPS laptop your purchase forever! Furthermore, I believe that some of the commercial chart plotter brands gouge their customers. Large companies force their clients to upgrade. They stop supporting older units with chart and software updates. In addition, they charge outrageous fees for simple things like a larger screen size. I don’t do any of these things, and never will – guaranteed! Moreover, please take a look at other advantages as well. A GPS laptop can offer a compelling alternative to major brands!