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by penny
Fri Feb 01, 2019 3:00 pm
Forum: User queries and support - Skipper's Mate
Topic: Advice request for non-techie novice
Replies: 3
Views: 796

Re: Advice request for non-techie novice

Hi WhiteHeat Thanks for posting here - this can help others. We no longer sell hardware - courtesy of the uncertainty of Brexit. But there are documents available from the web site which make it fairly easy to put things together yourself. We hope to put up some lists of the best bits to buy (althou...
by penny
Mon Jul 02, 2018 6:28 pm
Forum: Open Source
Topic: Raspberry Pi3B PLUS
Replies: 0
Views: 2145

Raspberry Pi3B PLUS

It looks as though the Raspberry Pi3B+ needs some tweaking to run Raspbian Jessie (current ISO). Here are a couple of links : Boot problems https://www.raspberrypi.org/forums/viewtopic.php?t=208596 Using Jessie on a PLUS https://raspberrypi.stackexchange.com/questions/81725/raspbian-8-on-raspberry-p...
by penny
Sun Jul 01, 2018 4:32 pm
Forum: User queries and support - Skipper's Mate
Topic: It's the sailing season ...
Replies: 0
Views: 11305

It's the sailing season ...

so we apologise in advance if you have to wait longer than you should for an answer. We will do our very best to reply rapidly but if you don't get an answer then please check back later.

Penny
by penny
Sun Jul 01, 2018 4:31 pm
Forum: Open Source
Topic: It's the sailing season ...
Replies: 0
Views: 1572

It's the sailing season ...

so we apologise in advance if you have to wait longer than you should for an answer. We will do our very best to reply rapidly but if you don't get an answer then please check back later.

Penny
by penny
Sun Jul 01, 2018 3:57 pm
Forum: Open Source
Topic: wlan naming with ISO builds
Replies: 1
Views: 1089

Re: wlan naming with ISO builds

Dear Rass Sincere apologies for taking so long to reply. Went sailing ! No - it isn't entirely obvious - but I'm glad to say it is in the documentation !!!! Have you downloaded a copy of Skipper's Mate - What To Do With A Card/ISO from the Manuals page off the Contact menu ? I think that page 21 ans...
by penny
Fri Jan 26, 2018 6:18 pm
Forum: User queries and support - Skipper's Mate
Topic: SMS and mobile phone batteries
Replies: 1
Views: 11792

Re: SMS and mobile phone batteries

There is no requirement for a mobile phone on board - the Boat Control Unit notifies a central server which then sends email and/or SMS if there is an alarm. We're not fans of Li-ion battery charging unsupervised either :) BTW we shall shortly be releasing a new Sensor Control for a smoke alarm - wh...
by penny
Mon Jan 15, 2018 4:48 pm
Forum: Updates
Topic: Update 0.9.2.7 - Addition of humidity correction to allow for low readings from hardware
Replies: 0
Views: 2781

Update 0.9.2.7 - Addition of humidity correction to allow for low readings from hardware

Update 0.9.2.7 - Addition of humidity correction to allow for low readings from hardware

Some program and database enhancements to allow for some Temperature/Humidity/Dew Point Sensors reading low. This permits more than the current 10% plus/minus adjustment.
by penny
Sun Dec 03, 2017 9:45 am
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: Testing a Sensor Unit / Bluetooth
Replies: 0
Views: 3133

Testing a Sensor Unit / Bluetooth

Recently produced some instructions to assist in testing a Sensor Unit using Bluetooth Connectivity. You will need : • a browser (Firefox or Chromium/Chrome recommended) • an SSH client – Linux & Mac users will have this built into their system – Windows users should install the excellent puTTY util...
by penny
Mon Jul 17, 2017 4:33 pm
Forum: Forum issues
Topic: If your account has been deleted ...
Replies: 0
Views: 3417

If your account has been deleted ...

Dear Board Users

We have been getting a lot of nonsense users registering but not posting - look like bots. So we have been pruning accounts with no posts.

If you are a real user and your account has been deleted please accept our apologies and re-register.

Cheers
Penny
by penny
Fri Jul 07, 2017 8:41 am
Forum: User queries and support - Skipper's Mate
Topic: False alarms
Replies: 9
Views: 16068

Re: False alarms

It does seem to be working well - not hard to do either ! But then girls learn to plait pony tails and horses' manes and stuff :)

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Be interested to hear more reports on this.

Penny