Configuring openCPN for XB-8000 or WatchMate Vision

You can configure openCPN to use your XB-8000 or WatchMate Vision as a source of both GPS and AIS data. There is no need for another GPS receiver connected to your computer.

To configure openCPN:

  1. Connect your computer to your XB-8000 or WatchMate Vision via WiFi
  2. Run openCPN and click on the "Wrench" icon to open the settings panel
  3. Click on "Add Connection"
  4. Tick the "Network" and "TCP" options.
  5. Enter the Address and DataPort as shown in the screen image below. Note: These are the default settings for your XB-8000 and WatchMate Vision.
  6. Click "Ok"



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