DIY remote control for Seatalk autopilot

  • OpenSource Seatalk radio remote control for Raymarine autopilots
  • Basis: Arduino ProMicro and 433MHz radio module
  • Simple 433MHz 4-channel radio transmitter can be used
  • Plus / minus 1 and plus / minus 10 degree steps
  • Can also be combined with an OLED display (e.g. for wind display)
  • Simple solderability through the use of conventional components in through-hole technology
  • Programming with Arduino IDE
  • Costs (circuit board and components): approx. 50 EUR
  • Boards can be ordered from aisler.net (https://aisler.net/p/LCDCUVMF)

Full documentation and program available on GitHub: https://github.com/AK-Homberger/Seatalk-Autopilot-Remote-Control

Many successful replicas / extensions in the sailing forum:

https://www.segeln-forum.de/board194-boot-technik/board35-elektrik-und-elektronik/p1899961-raymarine-seatalk-autopilot-fernbedienung-mit-arduino-neue-version/#post1899961

 

Examples of replicas / modifications:

Test setup with display.

 

Integration in older autopilots.

 

Integration in NMEA2000 bus via Seatalk adapter.