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 **AgOpenGPS** **AgOpenGPS**
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 +AgOpenGPS is an open source windows program that can be used in cab for autosteer, guidance, section control, and many other features that are typically found in expensive name brand precision agriculture companies. The difference is there are even more forward thinking features built in to this program and yet more in development. And these are built by farmers for farmers!
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 +This program was first written by Brian Tischler who made it available to all who are interested in learning more about coding and electronics and how they can benefit farmers all over the world. ​
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 +We don't want anyone to get hurt or sued so below you'll find a disclaimer. If you choose to install this stuff on your Ag. Equipment, do so at your own risk.
  
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 The minimum screen resolution AgOpenGPS will work with is 1024 x 768.  The minimum screen resolution AgOpenGPS will work with is 1024 x 768. 
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 1920 x 1080 is preferred, and of course the higher resolutions found on the Acer transformer 300, Acer Switch 12, Microsoft Surface, or Samsung work even better. 1920 x 1080 is preferred, and of course the higher resolutions found on the Acer transformer 300, Acer Switch 12, Microsoft Surface, or Samsung work even better.
  
 A Touchscreen is preferred to work with AgOpenGPS. ​ A Touchscreen is preferred to work with AgOpenGPS. ​
  
-When selecting a tablet, ensure it has at least one USB port free with its charging cord plugged in. You need to charge the tablet and use a USB port for external hardware (arduino) at the same time. Another thing to consider is screen brightness, 1000 NITS is ideal. +When selecting a tablet, ensure it has at least one USB port free with its charging cord plugged in. You need to charge the tablet and use a USB port for external hardware (arduino) at the same time. Another thing to consider is screen brightness, 1000 NITS is ideal. Used Toughbooks/​Toughpads are a popular choice and well suited for a tractor cab
-Agopengps will also use Ethernet ​in future so keep this in mind if you upgrading.+AgOpenGPS can also use Ethernet ​and this is in fact the preferred connection method although USB/serial connection are still possible.
  
 Download software from [[https://​github.com/​farmerbriantee/​AgOpenGPS|https://​github.com/​farmerbriantee/​AgOpenGPS]] Download software from [[https://​github.com/​farmerbriantee/​AgOpenGPS|https://​github.com/​farmerbriantee/​AgOpenGPS]]
-There are some repos: 
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-agopengps: is an old stable version+AgOpenGPS: is the stable version
  
  
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