MotorGuide Pinpoint Specifications

PINPOINT KEY FOB, FCC ID ‑ MVU10148
ACMA: N2523
IC: 6094A‑09291, 6094A‑09305
This device complies with part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the
following two conditions:
1.
This device may not cause harmful interference.
2.
This device must accept any interference received including interference
that may cause undesired operation.
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FCC and IC Compliance Statement
The MotorGuide Pinpoint GPS System complies with Industry Canada RSS‑210
standard. See RSS‑GEN 7.1.5. The term "IC:" before the certification/
registration number only signifies that registration was performed based on a
Declaration of Conformity indicating that Industry Canada technical
specifications were met. The term "IC:" before the certification/registration
number does not imply that Industry Canada approved the equipment.
EU Compliance Statement
Attwood Corporation hereby declares that the Motorguide Pinpoint GPS System
is in compliance with the essential requirements and other relevant provisions of
the 99/5/EC R&TTE directive.
Pinpoint GPS
This device complies with FCC Rules. Changes or modifications not expressly
approved by MotorGuide could void the user's authority to operate the
equipment.
A copy of the original CE Declaration of Conformity is on our website at http://
www.motorguide.com/support/certifications.
Environmental Compliance Statement
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Thank You
Thank you for purchasing the MotorGuide Pinpoint GPS Navigation System.
The Pinpoint GPS Navigation System is designed to enhance the precision control
and functionality of your MotorGuide trolling motor. We're confident that the Pinpoint
GPS will enhance your fishing experience and we appreciate that you chose
MotorGuide.
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The product you have purchased comes with a Limited Warranty from MotorGuide.
The terms of the policy are set forth in the Warranty Information section of this
manual. The policy statement contains a description of the duration of coverage,
important disclaimers and limitations of damages, and other related information.
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improvement, reserves the right to discontinue models at any time, to change
specifications, designs, methods, or procedures without notice and without incurring
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Warranty Information
MotorGuide Two Year Limited Warranty...................................................................... 1
Product Installation and Operation
Installing the Pinpoint GPS Modules............................................................................ 3
Operating the Pinpoint GPS System.......................................................................... 11
Owner Service Assistance
Frequently Asked Questions and Troubleshooting.................................................... 25
Service Assistance..................................................................................................... 26
Mercury Marine/MotorGuide Service Offices............................................................. 26
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WARRANTY INFORMATION
MotorGuide Two Year Limited Warranty
KEEP YOUR ORIGINAL PURCHASE RECEIPT OR BILL OF SALE.
1. For recreational use customers, Pinpoint GPS components are warranted to the
original retail purchaser to be free from defects in material or workmanship for a
period of two years from the date of purchase.
2. To obtain warranty service, the purchaser should deliver or return the unit
(postage prepaid and insured) to any MotorGuide authorized service dealer. DO
NOT RETURN TO PLACE OF PURCHASE unless they are an authorized
service center. Products returned by mail should be carefully packaged and
include a note describing the nature of the problem and/or service requested,
customer address, and phone number. A copy of the receipt, bill of sale,
registration verification or other proof of purchase is required with the return of
the product for warranty consideration. Warranty claims will not be accepted
without presentation of purchase receipt for the trolling motor, other verification
of registration, or bill of sale for a boat package.
3. MotorGuide, at its discretion, will repair or replace items covered under the
terms of this warranty. Neither MotorGuide nor MotorGuide service dealers are
responsible for damages to MotorGuide products due to repairs performed by
anyone other than an authorized MotorGuide service dealer. Neither
MotorGuide nor Attwood is responsible for failure or damage caused by
improper installation, set‑up, preparation, or previous service or repair errors.
4. For commercial use and government use customers, Pinpoint GPS components
are warranted to the original retail purchaser to be free from defects in material
or workmanship for one (1) year. Commercial use is defined as any work or
employment‑related use of the product, or any use of the product which
generates income, for any part of the warranty period, even if the product is only
occasionally used for such purpose such as rental fleets, guides, fish camps or
similar operations. Warranty is not transferable to any subsequent purchaser.
The Mercury Product Protection plan is not available to commercial use or
government use customers.
5. Warranty coverage is available to customers that purchase from an authorized
dealer or retailer that is authorized by MotorGuide to distribute the product in
the country in which the sale occurred. Warranty coverage and duration varies
by the country in which the owner resides. This Limited Warranty begins on the
date the product is first sold to a purchaser or the date on which the product is
first put into service, whichever occurs first. The repair or replacement of parts,
or the performance of service under this warranty, does not extend the life of
this warranty beyond its original expiration date. Promotional warranties are not
included in this statement and coverage may vary by promotion. Product either
sold or put into service more than six years from date of manufacture is
excluded from warranty coverage.
6. We reserve the right to improve the design of any trolling motor or accessory
without assuming any obligation to modify any trolling motor or accessory
previously manufactured.
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7.
This warranty will not apply to: 1) haul‑out, launch, towing and storage,
transportation charges and/or travel time, telephone or rental charges of any
type, inconvenience, or loss of time or income, or other consequential damages;
or 2) removal or replacement of boat partitions or material because of boat
design for necessary access to the Product; or 3) disconnection and
reconnection of hard‑wired trolling motors.
8.
TERMINATION OF COVERAGE: Warranty coverage may be terminated for
repossessed product, or product purchased at auction, from a salvage yard,
from a liquidator, from an insurance company, from unauthorized marine
dealers or boatbuilders, or other third party entities.
9.
ALL INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARE EXCLUDED FROM
THIS WARRANTY, WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS
ARE EXCLUDED FROM THIS WARRANTY, IMPLIED WARRANTIES ARE
LIMITED TO THE LIFE OF THIS WARRANTY. SOME STATES DO NOT
ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON HOW LONG AN IMPLIED WARRANTY LASTS OR
THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL
DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT
APPLY TO YOU. THIS WARRANTY GIVES YOU SPECIFIC LEGAL RIGHTS,
AND YOU MAY ALSO HAVE OTHER LEGAL RIGHTS WHICH MAY VARY
FROM STATE TO STATE.
For your records:
Model number _______________________________
Serial number _______________________________
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PRODUCT INSTALLATION AND OPERATION
Installing the Pinpoint GPS Modules
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WARNING
Before working around electrical system components, disconnect the battery
cables from the battery to prevent injury or damage to the electrical system due to
an accidental short circuit.
1.
Starting with the negative (–) lead, disconnect the trolling motor battery cables
from the battery, or unplug the trolling motor from the boat's power receptacle.
2.
Remove the five screws from under the trolling motor head. Remove the cover
from the trolling motor head.
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Screw locations—under trolling motor head
3.
Remove the cable grommet from the trolling motor head.
b
a - GPS module mounting
holes
b - Cable grommet
a
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4.
Place the upper GPS module into the trolling motor head as shown, with the
GPS cable exiting the module from below. Secure the upper GPS module to the
trolling motor head with two mounting screws. Push the power wires to one side
to ease installation of the GPS cable. Route the GPS cable out of the trolling
motor head, through the slot in the cable grommet as shown.
NOTE: The cable grommet is molded to allow the GPS cable to be routed under it.
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IMPORTANT: Do not overtighten the mounting screws or use power tools to tighten
the screws.
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c
d
a
f
b
d
a - Upper GPS module
b - Mounting screws (2)
c - Incorrect GPS cable
routing—do not
install the cable
here
d - Cable grommet
e - Unused slot for
sonar cable
f - GPS cable
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5.
Place the cover onto the trolling motor head. Ensure that the cable grommet is
seated in the trolling motor head and that no wires are pinched. Install the five
screws that secure the cover to the trolling motor head.
IMPORTANT: Do not overtighten the screws or use power tools to tighten the
screws.
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6.
Extend the trolling motor column so that the coiled power cable is as long as
possible. Starting from the trolling motor head, wrap the coiled GPS cable
around each coil of the power cable until you reach the lower mount. This will
place the coiled GPS cable inside the coils for the power cable.
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7.
Remove the side panel screws from each side of the trolling motor. Gently pull
the side panels away from the mount, taking care not to damage the locating
tabs, and remove the side panels from both sides of the trolling motor.
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a
a
a - Side panel screws
b - Locating tab
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8.
Remove the status indicator light panel from the trolling motor by lifting it up,
then rotating it to clear the foot release lever. Do not unplug the status indicator
light panel from the trolling motor.
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9.
Install the lower GPS module into the empty slot into the trolling motor base in
the following order:
Place the lower GPS module gently into the empty slot. Route the NMEA
cable through the slots as shown, with the connector exiting the trolling
motor base.
NOTE: If the NMEA cable will not be used, it can be coiled and left inside the trolling
motor base.
Remove the cap from the female GPS connector.
Route the male GPS connector through the slot, and connect it to the
female GPS connector by aligning the pins and locating tabs in the
connectors. Press the connectors together, then turn the nut 1/4 turn to
the right until it locks.
Gently press the lower GPS module into the opening until it is fully seated.
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Remove the plastic plug, and route the GPS cable through the opening in
the trolling motor base.
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a - Status light indicator
panel
b - Status light harness
c - NMEA cable
d - Female GPS
connector
e - Male GPS connector
f - Lower GPS module
g - GPS cable
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e
d
c
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b
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10. Install the status indicator light panel. Ensure that no wires are pinched between
the status indicator light panel and the trolling motor, and that the GPS cable is
positioned as shown.
a - Status indicator light
panel
b - GPS cable
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b
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11. Install the side panels onto the trolling motor. Ensure that the status indicator
light panel is seated between the side panels as shown, and that no wires are
pinched.
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b
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a - Status indicator light panel not seated—incorrect
b - Status indicator light panel seated between side panels—correct
12. Ensure that no wires are pinched between the side panels and the trolling
motor. Tighten the side panel mounting screws.
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a
a
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a - Side panel screws
b - Locating tab
LINKING THE HANDHELD REMOTE TO THE TROLLING MOTOR
The first time the trolling motor is powered up, the handheld remote will need to be
linked to the trolling motor. The linking procedure is listed as follows:
1.
Starting with the positive (+) lead, connect the trolling motor power cables to the
battery.
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2.
Within ten seconds after connecting the power cables, press the left arrow
button and right arrow button on the handheld remote at the same time. The
trolling motor will emit a low tune to confirm that the handheld remote has been
linked to the trolling motor.
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a - Left arrow button
b - Propeller button
c - Right arrow button
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c
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If you wish to clear the linked handheld from the trolling motor's memory, press the
left arrow, right arrow, and propeller buttons at the same time. You will need to
complete the link procedure again to use the handheld remote with the trolling motor.
MOUNTING ANGLE CALIBRATION
IMPORTANT: This calibration is required and is normally completed once when the
GPS modules are installed. It should be repeated when the trolling motor is moved
from one boat to another. This calibration can be done with the boat in or out of the
water.
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b
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Left turn
Right turn
Manual mode
#2 button
#1 button
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IMPORTANT: A fixed GPS position is required to complete the mounting angle
calibration. The Xi5 will emit an audible tune once it has acquired a fixed GPS
position (in the default audio mode), and the GPS status indicator light will illuminate.
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1.
Power up and deploy the trolling motor. Adjust the motor height so that the
motor is clear of any obstructions while turning.
IMPORTANT: Stay a safe distance away from the propeller—the trolling motor is in
an operational mode.
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WARNING
Rotating propellers can cause serious injury or death. Never start or operate the
motor out of water.
2.
Use the left turn and right turn buttons to steer the unit so that it is facing
straight ahead, parallel with the keel of the boat, with the nose cone of the lower
unit facing forward and the propeller facing aft.
a
View of boat from above
a - Nose cone facing the bow
b - Propeller facing the stern
c - Parallel lines
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b
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3.
Once the lower unit is positioned as close to parallel with the keel as possible,
press and hold the manual mode button, then press and release the 1, 1, then
2 buttons in sequence. The trolling motor will emit an audible tune, flash the
status indicator light, and then return to manual mode, completing the mounting
angle calibration.
COMPASS CALIBRATION
IMPORTANT: This calibration is completed at the factory. It should only be repeated
if the Pinpoint GPS system is not responding properly. This calibration must be done
with the boat in the water, using the primary propulsion engine.
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IMPORTANT: A fixed GPS position is required to complete the compass calibration.
The Xi5 will emit an audible tune once it has acquired a fixed GPS position (in the
default audio mode), and the GPS status indicator light will illuminate.
a - Manual mode
b - #1 button
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b
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1.
Locate a suitable area clear of obstructions to navigation (both above and below
the waterline) to perform the compass calibration.
2.
Deploy the trolling motor. Verify that you are in a location where your trolling
motor and primary propulsion engine will not hit bottom or other obstructions.
3.
Press and hold the manual mode button, then press 1, 1, 1. The trolling motor
will emit three ascending‑tone beeps.
4.
Use the primary propulsion engine to slowly drive the boat in two complete
circles. The trolling motor will emit a tune when the compass calibration is
complete.
RESET TO FACTORY CALIBRATION
To reset the trolling motor to the factory calibration, press and hold the manual mode
button, then press 1, 1, 4.
Operating the Pinpoint GPS System
PINPOINT GPS STARTUP
The global positioning system (GPS) is a satellite‑based navigation system capable
of providing positional information anywhere on Earth, provided that the GPS receiver
has a clear line of sight to at least four GPS satellites.
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When the trolling motor is powered up and deployed, it is immediately capable of
operating as a conventional trolling motor. The trolling motor will require
approximately 30 seconds to acquire a fixed GPS position. Having a clear view of the
sky overhead, with no large trees, power lines, bridges, or buildings to interfere with
the GPS signal, will improve the GPS accuracy and reduce the amount of time
required to obtain a fixed GPS position. Once the unit has acquired a fixed GPS
position, the GPS accuracy will continually improve for several minutes. It is
recommended to power up the trolling motor as soon as possible before operation to
allow the fixed GPS position to become as accurate as possible.
Power up the trolling motor by connecting the battery cables to the trolling motor
batteries, or plugging the trolling motor into the trolling motor power plug (if
equipped). The trolling motor will emit audio signals to make the operator aware of its
status.
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The trolling motor will emit one beep when it is powered up.
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The trolling motor will emit a three‑beep tune once it has acquired a fixed GPS
position, and the GPS status indicator light will illuminate.
OPERATING IN MANUAL MODE
In manual mode, the trolling motor operates like a conventional trolling motor. It
allows the operator to manually control the direction of travel and thrust level of the
trolling motor, using the directional controls on the handheld remote or wireless foot
pedal. Refer to the following illustration and instructions to operate the trolling motor
in manual mode with the handheld remote.
Once the trolling motor is powered up, it is ready to operate in manual mode. Manual
mode is the default mode after power‑up, and also if the GPS signal is lost while in a
GPS operating mode. The trolling motor will emit one beep to indicate its status in
manual mode. To enter manual mode from another mode, press the manual mode
button.
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a
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Left turn
Propeller on/off
Increase speed
Right turn
Manual mode
Decrease speed
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Turning the Handheld Remote On or Off
The handheld remote is always on, and is ready for use anytime that the trolling
motor is powered up and in the deployed position.
Steering
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To turn left, press the left turn button on the handheld remote.
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To turn right, press the right turn button on the handheld remote.
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The available steering range allows the trolling motor to turn beyond 180° for
operation in reverse.
Speed Control
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Press the propeller on/off button once to start the propeller, and press the
propeller on/off button again to stop the propeller.
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The trolling motor will emit a two‑beep tone when the propeller is started, and
the propeller status indicator light on the trolling motor will illuminate.
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The trolling motor will emit a two‑beep tone when the propeller is stopped, and
the propeller status indicator light will turn off.
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The system is equipped with 20 speed levels. Press the increase speed (+)
button to increase motor speed by one level, and press the decrease speed (–)
button to reduce the motor speed by one level.
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Holding the increase speed (+) or decrease speed (–) buttons will cause the
speed level to increase or decrease until the speed level is reached. Holding the
increase speed (+) or decrease speed (–) button for 2.5 seconds will increase
the speed level from 0% to 100%, or decrease from 100% to 0%, respectively.
The trolling motor will emit two beeps when it reaches the 100% or 0% speed
level.
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The trolling motor will emit two beeps if the user tries to increase or decrease
the motor speed beyond its limits.
ANCHOR MODE
Operating in Anchor Mode
Anchor mode allows the boat's bow to remain in a fixed location, and will
automatically account for wind and current changes to keep the boat in the selected
location, using the trolling motor steering and speed controls. In order for anchor
mode to operate, the Pinpoint GPS system must have achieved a fixed GPS location,
indicated by the trolling motor emitting a three‑beep tune, and the GPS status
indicator light will illuminate.
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WARNING
Avoid serious injury from colliding with other boats, running aground, or striking
objects in the water. The Pinpoint GPS system cannot detect other boats, shallow
water, or objects in the water. Always beware of possible obstructions to navigation
when operating in any Pinpoint GPS mode.
a - Anchor mode
b - Manual mode
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b
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WARNING
A spinning propeller, a moving boat, or any solid device attached to the boat can
cause serious injury or death to swimmers. Stop the trolling motor immediately
whenever anyone in the water is near your boat.
Setting the Anchor
Press the anchor mode button to place the system in anchor mode. When the
anchor mode button is pressed, the system will lock onto the fixed GPS position at
the moment that the button was pressed. The trolling motor will emit one ascending
chirp to indicate its status in anchor mode, and the GPS status indicator light will blink
slowly.
While anchor mode holds the boat in the selected position, the boat may rotate or
pivot around the trolling motor's steering axis. The orientation of the boat will follow
the wind and/or current.
Exiting Anchor Mode
Press the anchor mode button again or press the manual mode button. The trolling
motor will emit a descending chirp and the GPS status indicator light on the trolling
motor will stop blinking and remain on.
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Adjusting the Anchor Position
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b
a
b
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Left turn—"jog" left
Increase speed—"jog" ahead
Right turn—"jog" right
Decrease speed—"jog" behind
Once the trolling motor is in anchor mode, the anchor position can be adjusted by
pressing any of the four buttons indicated above. Pressing the left turn, right turn,
increase speed (+), or decrease speed (–) buttons once will adjust the anchor
position by five feet in the direction selected, relative to the boat's heading. For
example, pressing the + button once will move the anchor position forward of the bow
by five feet.
NOTE: Pressing a button multiple times will move the anchor position five feet for
each time the button is pressed.
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Storing or Overwriting an Anchor Position
a - Memory buttons (1–8)
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NOTE: An anchor position can be stored or overwritten from any operating mode
except route record mode.
To store an anchor location, press and hold any of the numbered memory buttons
for two seconds. The unit will emit a tune to indicate that the anchor position has
been stored successfully.
A stored anchor position can be overwritten by simply storing a new anchor position
to the desired memory button.
Recalling a Stored Anchor Position
NOTE: A stored anchor position can be recalled from any operating mode.
To recall a stored anchor position, press and release the desired memory button.
The trolling motor will emit an ascending chirp to indicate that a stored anchor
position has been retrieved. If the selected anchor position button does not have a
stored anchor position, or if the anchor location is over one mile away from your
current location, the trolling motor will emit an error tone.
IMPORTANT: If the trolling motor loses the GPS signal while in any GPS mode, the
trolling motor will emit an error tone and automatically return to manual mode.
IMPORTANT: When recalling a stored anchor position, the system will calculate a
straight‑line course from your current position to the selected anchor position. Ensure
that there are no obstructions to navigation between your location and the selected
anchor position—the system will recall an anchor point even if obstructions are
present. If obstructions are encountered, navigate around them by operating in
manual mode.
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WARNING
Avoid serious injury from colliding with other boats, running aground, or striking
objects in the water. The Pinpoint GPS system cannot detect other boats, shallow
water, or objects in the water. Always beware of possible obstructions to navigation
when operating in any Pinpoint GPS mode.
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b
c
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Course shown has an obstruction to navigation
a - Current position of the boat
b - Obstruction to navigation
c - Selected anchor position
OPERATING IN HEADING LOCK MODE
In heading lock mode, the trolling motor has the capability to lock in the trolling
motor's heading, navigating along a straight line, and is able to compensate for
current and wind conditions. The operator is able to adjust the speed and the heading
by using the handheld remote.
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WARNING
Avoid serious injury from colliding with other boats, running aground, or striking
objects in the water. The Pinpoint GPS system cannot detect other boats, shallow
water, or objects in the water. Always beware of possible obstructions to navigation
when operating in any Pinpoint GPS mode.
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e
b
c
d
abcde-
Heading lock mode
Increase speed (+)
Right turn
Decrease speed (–)
Left turn
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Heading Lock Operation
IMPORTANT: If the trolling motor loses the GPS signal while in any GPS mode, the
trolling motor will emit an error tone and automatically return to manual mode.
To operate the trolling motor in heading lock mode, steer the trolling motor so that it
is pointing in the desired direction of travel, then press the heading lock button on
the handheld remote. At that moment, the trolling motor will project a straight line
corresponding to the direction that the trolling motor is pointing and begin navigating
along that line. The trolling motor will automatically steer to maintain navigation along
that projected line. The trolling motor will emit an ascending chirp to indicate its status
in heading lock mode and the GPS status indicator light will blink slowly.
The heading lock automatically adjusts for current and wind conditions. The trolling
motor will drive the bow of the boat along this course, while the boat itself may be
askew to the direction of travel due to current or wind conditions. In heading lock
mode, steering control is automatic and motor speed is user‑selectable. In extreme
current or wind conditions, it may be necessary to increase the motor speed to
maintain the desired heading.
To exit heading lock mode, press the heading lock button or the manual mode
button. The trolling motor will emit a descending chirp and the GPS status indicator
light will stop blinking.
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Adjusting Motor Speed
If heading lock mode is selected from manual mode, the trolling motor will run at the
last selected speed. The motor speed can be manually adjusted in heading lock
mode by pressing the increase speed (+) button or decrease speed (–) button. The
trolling motor will emit two beeps when the user tries to exceed the available motor
speed limits.
Adjusting the Heading
While in heading lock mode, the heading can be adjusted by pressing the left turn or
right turn buttons on the handheld remote. The trolling motor will resume heading
lock navigation based on the new trolling motor heading.
OPERATING IN ROUTE MODE
Route mode has the ability to store and recall user‑defined routes. These routes can
be recorded and recalled by the user from any operating mode.
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WARNING
Avoid serious injury from colliding with other boats, running aground, or striking
objects in the water. The Pinpoint GPS system cannot detect other boats, shallow
water, or objects in the water. Always beware of possible obstructions to navigation
when operating in any Pinpoint GPS mode.
a - Memory buttons (1–8)
b - Route playback
c - Route record
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c
b
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Storing and Overwriting a Route
A route can be stored from any mode by pressing the route record button. The
trolling motor will emit a tune when the route record button is pressed. Once the
route record button is pressed, begin navigating along your desired course. You can
switch between manual mode and heading lock mode at any time while recording a
route. The trolling motor will emit one beep (and the GPS status indicator light will
blink) for every 2 m (6.5 ft) traveled while recording. Press and hold any of the
numbered memory buttons to stop recording and store the route to the selected
memory button. The trolling motor will emit a tune to confirm that it has stored the
route. The trolling motor can store up to eight routes, each up to 6.4 km (4 miles) in
length.
Overwriting a stored route is accomplished using the same procedure as storing a
new route.
Recalling a Stored Route
A stored route can be recalled while operating in any mode by pressing the route
playback button, then pressing the desired memory button. The trolling motor will
emit an ascending chirp to indicate that the route has been successfully recalled.
IMPORTANT: When recalling a stored route, the system will calculate a straight‑line
course from your current position to the nearest point on the recalled route. Ensure
that there are no obstructions to navigation between your current position and the
recalled route. The system will recall a stored route even if obstructions are present.
If obstructions are encountered, navigate around them by operating in manual mode.
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PRODUCT INSTALLATION AND OPERATION
!
WARNING
Avoid serious injury from colliding with other boats, running aground, or striking
objects in the water. The Pinpoint GPS system cannot detect other boats, shallow
water, or objects in the water. Always beware of possible obstructions to navigation
when operating in any Pinpoint GPS mode.
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Recalling a stored route—Beware of possible obstructions to navigation
If the selected memory position is empty, or if the boat is over 1.6 km (1 mile) from a
point on the selected route, the trolling motor will emit an error tone and exit the route
mode.
IMPORTANT: If the trolling motor loses the GPS signal while in any GPS mode, the
trolling motor will emit an error tone and automatically return to manual mode.
When recalling a stored route, the trolling motor will navigate to the nearest point on
the route, then travel to the most distant end from the boat's current position. At any
time while traveling along a stored route, the direction of travel can be reversed by
recalling the stored route again. Once you have reached the end of a stored route,
the trolling motor will set anchor in the anchor mode and will emit an ascending chirp
to indicate that the boat has arrived at the end of the stored route.
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PRODUCT INSTALLATION AND OPERATION
USING CRUISE CONTROL
Cruise control can be activated while in heading lock mode or route playback mode
to maintain a constant trolling speed. It will automatically adjust the motor speed to
correct for current and wind conditions to maintain a constant speed.
!
WARNING
Avoid serious injury from colliding with other boats, running aground, or striking
objects in the water. The Pinpoint GPS system cannot detect other boats, shallow
water, or objects in the water. Always beware of possible obstructions to navigation
when operating in any Pinpoint GPS mode.
a
b
a - Increase speed (+)
b - Cruise control
c - Decrease speed (–)
c
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Setting Cruise Control
While in heading lock mode or route recall mode, you can set the cruise control by
pressing the cruise control button. The trolling motor will emit one ascending chirp
to indicate that the cruise control has been activated. The system will automatically
set a trolling speed of 1.0 mph (1.6 kph) and will compensate for current and wind
conditions to maintain this speed. Pressing the cruise control button again will turn
the cruise control off, indicated by a descending chirp from the trolling motor.
While cruise control is turned on, the GPS speed over ground can be adjusted by
pressing the increase speed (+) or decrease speed (–) buttons. Pressing either
button once will adjust the speed by 0.1 mph (0.16 kph) accordingly. For example, to
set the cruise control at 1.3 mph (2.1 kph), press the cruise control button, then
press the increase speed (+) button three times.
IMPORTANT: If the trolling motor loses the GPS signal while in any GPS mode, the
trolling motor will emit an error tone and automatically return to manual mode.
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PRODUCT INSTALLATION AND OPERATION
SELECTING THE AUDIO MODE
The Pinpoint GPS system has three user‑selectable audio modes to choose from.
These audio modes provide audible confirmation of selected modes, speeds, and
button selections.
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a
Manual mode
#1 button
#2 button
#3 button
d
b
c
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Audio mode 1 can be selected by pressing and holding the manual mode button,
then pressing 1, 3, 1.
Audio mode 2 can be selected by pressing and holding the manual mode button,
then pressing 1, 3, 2.
Audio mode 3 can be selected by pressing and holding the manual mode button,
then pressing 1, 3, 3.
Condition
Audio
Pattern
Audio Mode 1
(Default)
Audio
Mode 2
Audio
Mode 3
Startup
1 beep
Yes
Yes
Yes
Remote learn
confirmation
Low tune
Yes
Yes
Yes
User invalid command
(No GPS fix)
Error beep
Yes
Yes
Yes
GPS fix acquired
High tune
Yes
Yes
–
Loss of GPS fix
Error
Yes
Yes
–
–
Yes
–
Yes
Yes
–
Speed + (when less than
Short beep
maximum speed)
Speed + (at maximum
speed)
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Condition
Audio
Pattern
Audio Mode 1
(Default)
Audio
Mode 2
Audio
Mode 3
Speed – (when greater
than speed level 0)
Short beep
–
Yes
–
Speed – (at speed 0)
2 beeps
Yes
Yes
–
Pressing the propeller
on/off button to turn the
propeller on
2 beeps up
Yes
Yes
–
Pressing the propeller
on/off button to turn the
propeller off
2 beeps
down
Yes
Yes
–
Momentary propeller
None
–
–
–
Record Route Enable
Tune
Yes
Yes
–
Record Route Save
Tune
Yes
Yes
–
Recall Route Enable
Chirp up
Yes
Yes
–
Recall Route Disable
Chirp down
Yes
Yes
–
Reach End of Route
Chirp up
Yes
Yes
–
Heading Lock Enable
Chirp up
Yes
Yes
–
Heading Lock Disable
Chirp down
Yes
Yes
–
Cruise Control Enable
Chirp up
Yes
Yes
–
Cruise Control Disable
Chirp down
Yes
Yes
–
Anchor Enable
Chirp up
Yes
Yes
–
Anchor Disable
Chirp down
Yes
Yes
–
Record Anchor Position
Tune
Yes
Yes
–
Anchor Recall
Chirp up
Yes
Yes
–
Recalling an anchor
point or route more than
one mile away
Error
Yes
Yes
Yes
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OWNER SERVICE ASSISTANCE
Frequently Asked Questions and Troubleshooting
This section is focused on questions and troubleshooting advice for the Pinpoint
GPS. Refer to Owner Service Assistance in the Xi5 Wireless Owners and
Installation Manual for trolling motor troubleshooting assistance.
Why does the trolling motor emit a tune a few moments after I power it up?
The GPS has acquired a fixed position. Refer to the Pinpoint GPS Startup section
of this manual.
When I recall a stored anchor position, the trolling motor emits an error tone
and will not navigate to my anchor position. Why is that?
The anchor position you chose to recall is over one mile away from your current
location, or the system has not acquired a fixed GPS position. Refer to the Operating
in Anchor Mode section of this manual.
When I try to recall a stored route, the trolling motor emits an error tone and
will not navigate along my route. Why is that?
You are more than one mile away from the nearest point on the selected route, or the
system has not acquired a fixed GPS position. Refer to the Operating in Route
Mode section of this manual.
Why did the handheld remote stop working?
Several conditions can cause the handheld remote to stop working. Verify that the
trolling motor is locked in the deployed position. Cycle the trolling motor power off,
then back on. Finally, check the battery in the handheld remote and replace it if
necessary.
The Pinpoint GPS will not store an anchor point, recall a route, or hold a
heading lock. Why is that?
The GPS has not acquired a fixed GPS position. Allow at least 60 seconds for the
GPS system to acquire a fixed GPS position. Listen for a three‑beep tune, and also
look for the GPS status indicator light to illuminate, indicating that the system has
acquired a fixed GPS position. Also, verify that no obstructions are overhead (such
as bridges, buildings, large trees, etc.) blocking the GPS antenna's view of the sky
overhead.
After selecting a mode, the trolling motor emits an error tone, then does
nothing. What is wrong?
The GPS has not acquired a fixed GPS position, the trolling motor battery voltage is
low, or there is a loose battery connection. Listen for a three‑beep tune, and also look
for the GPS status indicator light to illuminate, indicating that the system has acquired
a fixed GPS position. Check all connections. Charge the batteries and test for a bad
battery if the trouble persists.
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OWNER SERVICE ASSISTANCE
Service Assistance
Your satisfaction with your product is very important to us. If you have a problem or
question about your motor, contact your dealer or any certified MotorGuide Service
Center. For more service assistance information, refer to Warranty Information.
The following information will be needed by the service office:
•
Your name and address
•
Daytime telephone number
•
Model and serial number of your trolling motor
•
Proof of purchase or registration verification
•
Nature of problem
Mercury Marine/MotorGuide Service Offices
For assistance, call, fax, or write. Please include your daytime telephone number with
mail and fax correspondence.
United States, Canada
Telephone
English ‑ (920) 929‑5040
Français ‑ (905) 636‑4751
Fax
English ‑ (920) 929‑5893
Français ‑ (905) 636‑1704
Website
www.motorguide.com
Mercury Marine
W6250 W. Pioneer Road
P.O. Box 1939
Fond du Lac, WI 54936-1939
Australia, Pacific
Telephone
(61) (3) 9791‑5822
Fax
(61) (3) 9706‑7228
Brunswick Asia Pacific Group
41–71 Bessemer Drive
Dandenong South, Victoria 3175
Australia
Europe, Middle East, Africa
Telephone
(32) (87) 32 • 32 • 11
Fax
(32) (87) 31 • 19 • 65
Brunswick Marine Europe
Parc Industriel de Petit-Rechain
B-4800 Verviers,
Belgium
Mexico, Central America, South America, Caribbean
Telephone
(954) 744‑3500
Fax
(954) 744‑3535
Mercury Marine
11650 Interchange Circle North
Miramar, FL 33025
U.S.A.
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Japan
Telephone
072‑233‑8888
Fax
072‑233‑8833
Kisaka Co., Ltd.
4-130 Kannabecho Sakai-shi Sakai-ku
5900984 Osaka,
Japan
Asia, Singapore
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Telephone
(65) 65466160
Fax
(65) 65467789
Brunswick Asia Pacific Group
T/A Mercury Marine Singapore Pte Ltd
29 Loyang Drive
Singapore, 508944
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