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Audible alerts
In a sea trial this weekend I had problems with Pypilot stopping for one reason or another. I'd eventually notice that the wheel drive was too quiet, and that I was headed in the wrong direction. 

I was using the web client on my iPhone. I could see the error on the screen when I looked, but wasn't always looking. It would be good to know when the helmsman has nodded off...

Audible or haptic feedback of receipt of commands might also be helpful. 

I suppose such alerts could be done in any of three places - in the various clients, on Openplotter/computer, or on the controller, or perhaps some combination (if the part with the malfunction is the one responsible for the alert it might not be heard). 

It may be that there is audio I am not hearing, if it is coming from the Pi. If that's it, let me know, and I'll add an external speaker (I use a TV for that now but don't keep it on).

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Audible alerts - by Saqqara - 2019-05-27, 03:46 PM
RE: Audible alerts - by tkurki - 2019-05-28, 08:19 PM
RE: Audible alerts - by seandepagnier - 2019-05-30, 12:25 PM

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