{Stus-List} PC Based instrument Display

Frederick G Street fred at postaudio.net
Fri Jun 12 11:08:49 EDT 2009

Another option:


Fred Street -- Minneapolis
S/V Oceanis (1979 C&C Landfall 38) -- Bayfield, WI

On Jun 12, 2009, at 9:59 AM, Prime Interest wrote:

> In a recent sailing magazine a short article talked about a sailor  
> using the XO Laptop from the One Laptop Per Child / Give 1 Get 1 (http://laptop.org/en/laptop/index.shtml 
>  ) for it’s ruggedness, WiFi, somewhat daylight readable, water  
> resistant, low power consumption. The sailor had integrated with his  
> electronics as was using it as a remote display for his chartplotter  
> and server integration.
> The Give 1 Get 1 program cost $498 and, as the name implies, gave  
> one to a child in the 3rd world and shipped you one. This program is  
> no longer operating ( maybe again later in the year ) but you can  
> find some on eBay for around $240.
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