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A800 Hardware User Manual
Version 1.10
AMTEL CELLULAR SDN BHD
No. 5, Jalan PJS 7/19,
Bandar Sunway, 46150,
Petaling Jaya, Selangor,
Malaysia
www.mynavi.com.my
Note :
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‘myNavi’ and ‘… getting you there’ are trademarks of Amtel Cellular Sdn Bhd
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All other trademarks belongs to each registered companies.
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TERMS & CONDITIONS
1. The maps data and/or preloaded software (“Software”) in this device are licensed by
third parties to Amtel Cellular Sdn Bhd (“The Company”). The Software is sub-licensed
on a limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable and revocable basis for use by you solely
on this device only and is not sold together with the device. If upgrades, updates or
supplements to the Software are obtained, the use of such upgrades, updates or
supplements is governed by these Terms and Conditions and any amendments that may
accompany them and may be subject to additional payments and conditions. You must
not reproduce, distribute, publish, transmit, modify, adapt, translate, display, distribute,
sell, license, publicly perform, prepare derivative works based upon, or otherwise use or
exploit the Software. The foregoing limited right does not give you any ownership of
Software and nothing contained in this Agreement may be construed as conferring to
you any licence or right to the Software under any copyright or any other intellectual
property right.
2. The Software is provided by the copyright holders "AS IS" and any express or implied
warranties, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability and
fitness for a particular purpose, are disclaimed. In no event shall the copyright owner be
liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, exemplary, or consequential damages
however caused and on any theory of liability, whether in contract, strict liability, or tort
(including negligence or otherwise) arising in any way out of the use of the Software,
even if advised of the possibility of such damage. The entire risk to the quality and
performance of the Software is borne by you. This disclaimer of warranty constitutes
and essential part of the licence granted to you to use the Software.
3. The trademarks, logos, and service marks (“Trademark”) displayed on this Software and
device, are owned by the Company and third parties. All Trademarks not owned by the
Company are the property of their respective owners, and are used with permission.
Nothing contained herein may be construed as granting any right or licence to use any
Trademark.
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4. The maps and any information stored in this device is strictly a navigation guide for
reference use only. It is the sole responsibility of the User’s to use this device prudently.
Information provided may change over time and you should decide the route based on
the actual road conditions and traffic laws. The Company makes no representation or
warranty, whether expressly or impliedly as to the accuracy, completeness, timeliness,
reliability or fitness for any particular purpose of the maps stored therein.
5. The planned, shortest, quickest routes and estimated time to desired destinations are
obtained from optimal route calculations based on the map database and should be used
as a reference only. This device must not be used for any purpose requiring precise
measurement of direction, distance, location or topography.
6. Do not fix or mount the device on such part of the windscreen that will interfere with
driving of the motor vehicle or be hazardous or dangerous to the driver or occupants in
the motor vehicle. User shall be responsible for his/her use of the maps stored therein
and the device, and shall at all times comply with all traffic laws and regulations of the
country of usage.
7. The usage of this device is dependent on the Global Positioning System (GPS) which is
operated by the United States government and is solely responsible for its accuracy and
maintenance. The system is subject to changes which may affect the performance and
accuracy of the GPS navigator devices.
8. The use of the device is at the User’s own risk. myNavi and the Company is not liable
for any fines, penalties, damages or loss whether direct, indirect, incidental, special,
exemplary, or consequential damages however caused and on any theory of liability,
whether in contract, strict liability, or tort (including negligence or otherwise) arising in
any way out of the use of the device.
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A800 Product User Manual
This User Manual describes Getting started, Setting up, Navigating,
Using the MP3 player, and common Warning screens of your myNavi
A800. Read this guide in its entirety before attempting to use or configure the
device.
Before getting started, check that each item listed below in the package
contents is accounted for and observe the outward features of the device.
Package contents
Standard Package:
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The myNavi A800 navigator
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Cradle
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Holder
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In-Car Charger
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USB cable
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Map & manual CD
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Travel Adaptor
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1GB SD/MMC Card containing navigating system software and MAP data
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Precautions and Notices
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For your own safety, do not operate the controls of the product while
driving.
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When you get off the car, do not leave your device on the dashboard that
is subject to direct sunlight. The overheating of the battery can cause
malfunction and/or danger.
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Global Positioning System (GPS) is operated and managed by the United
States of America Department of Defense, which is solely responsible for
the performance of GPS. Any change or modification may affect the
accuracy of the GPS and its related systems.
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GPS satellite signals cannot pass through solid materials (except glass).
When you are inside a tunnel or building, GPS positioning is not available.
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A minimum of 3 GPS satellite signals is needed to determine current GPS
position. Signal reception can be affected by situations such as bad
weather or dense overhead obstacles (e.g. trees and tall buildings).
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Other wireless devices in the vehicle might interfere with the reception of
satellite signals and cause the reception to be unstable.
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A car holder is needed when using the device in a car. Be sure to place the
device in an appropriate place, so as not to obstruct the driver’s view, or
deployment of airbags.
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Please remove SD/MMC card only when the device is in power off status.
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When USB transmitting, Do Not disconnect the USB cable. When other
applications are operating, Do Not connect USB cable.
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The navigation software may be updated from time to time. If the
description shown in this manual is different, please follow the software
version currently on hand.
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INDEX
Usage Guideline for Extended Battery Life
Getting to know your myNavi A800
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Connecting External Antenna (Optional)
Connecting the In-Car Charger
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Connecting to USB and charging the device
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Connecting to Travel Adaptor and Charging the Battery
Using Your Device in a Vehicle
Getting started
Setting up
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Language
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Calibration
Backlight
Time
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About / Factory reset
Navigating
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Using the MP3 player
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Using the Movie player
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Using the Photo viewer
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Common warning screens
System Specifications
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Usage Guideline for Extended Battery Life
For optimal performance of the Li-polymer battery, take note of the following:
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This unit contains a non user replaceable internal Li-polymer battery. The
battery can inflate and release hazardous chemicals. To reduce the risk of
fire or burns, do not disassemble, crush, puncture, or dispose of in fire or
water.
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Battery of this device need to be full charged if master power switch is
switched off and on again.
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Do not immediately turn on your device after connecting the Travel
Adaptor to charge a power-depleted battery. If you need to turn on the
device again, wait for at least one minute.
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Do not charge the battery where the temperature is high. This may be
harmful to the battery. (e.g. in direct sunlight).
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There is no need to fully discharge the battery before charging. You can
charge the battery before it is discharged.
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If you will not use the product for a long period of time, be sure to fully
charge the battery at least once every two weeks. Over discharge battery
can affect the charging performance.
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Getting to know your myNavi A800
Outward features (front)
Component
Description
Power and Charge
Static amber to indicate that external power is connected and
Indicator
charging. Flashing red to indicate battery power is low.
GPS Indicator
Flashes green to indicate that the GPS is positioning, and
stops flashing when the GPS completes positioning.
External Antenna
This connector (under rubber dust cover) allows use of an
Connector
optional external antenna with magnetic mount, which may
be positioned on top of the car for better signal reception in
areas with poor reception.
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Outward features (back)
Component
Description
GPS Receiver
Receives signals from the GPS satellites overhead. Make sure that it
has a clear view of the sky.
Speaker
Sends out music, sounds and voice.
SD/MMC Card
Slot
Accepts a SD (Secure Digital) card for accessing data such as MP3
music.
Headphone
Connector
Connects to stereo headphones
Mini-USB
Connector
Connects to the USB cable.
Master Power
Switch
The main power/battery cutoff switch.
When switch off the master power, the date, time and language
setting will be reset and the files in MP3, movie player and photo
viewer need to be reloaded.
Reset Button
Restarts your device (soft reset)
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Outward features
Component
Description
Return to
menu
Opens the Main Menu of your device.
Set
destination
When in the map screen:
Power button
Use the power button to turn on and off your device.
You could add your favorite destination to bookmark by press this button.
When you press the power button to turn off the unit, your device actually
enters a suspend state and the system stops operating. Once you turn on
the system again, it resumes.
Volume
Adjusts the volume or backlight level of your device
/Backlight
Control
Figure. Outward features
Component
Description
AC-in port
Connects to the AC adaptor.
Lock
Switch
To prevent accidental screen taps.
Once the lock switch has been set all buttons will be disabled except for the
H/W Reset button. The padlock icon appears onscreen to notify the user
that the device is locked.
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Connecting External Antenna (Optional)
Place the device in such a way that the external antenna wire is routed
conveniently out the driver's side window. The magnetized antenna casing
will attach firmly to the roof of your car.
Connecting external GPS active antenna (Optional Accessory)
Connecting the In-Car Charger
Connecting the In-Car Charger
The car charger supplies power to your device when you are using the device
in a car.
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CAUTION: In-Car charger output is 12V DC, do not use this car charger
for other device.
1. Connect one end of the In-Car charger to the power connector of your
device.
2. Connect the other end to the cigarette lighter in the car to power and
charge your device. The indicator on the car charger lights in amber to
indicate that power is being supplied to your device.
Important.
Only connect the In-Car Charger to the device after starting the car.
Failure to do so may cause irreversible damage to the device.
Connecting to USB and charging the device
You can charge battery through USB connector. Connect your device as below
picture. For short charging time, please turn off device while charging
through USB connector.
Connect to USB port.
Connecting the USB Cable
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Connecting to Travel Adaptor and Charging the Battery
Connecting Travel Adaptor
When charging the battery for the first 3 consecutive times, you should
charge it for at least 8 hours.
1. Slide and click the correct connector converter onto the Travel Adaptor.
2. Connect the adaptor cable to the bottom of your device.
3. Plug the Travel Adaptor into a wall outlet.
The charge indicator display static amber when charging is in progress.
Remember to switch on the master power switch before charging the device.
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NOTE:
Do not immediately turn on your device after connecting the Travel
Adaptor to charge a power-depleted battery. If you need to turn on the
device again, wait for at least one minute.
CAUTION: For optimal performance of the Li-polymer battery, take note
of the following:
Do not charge the battery where the temperature is high (e.g. in direct
sunlight).
There is no need to fully discharge the battery before charging. You can
charge the battery before it is discharged.
If you will not use the product for a long period of time, be sure to fully
charge the battery at least once every two weeks. Over discharge of the
battery can affect the charging performance.
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Using Your Device in a Vehicle
Using the Cradle & Holder
Mounting on the Windshield
1. Assemble the Holder and the Cradle.
2. Clean the windshield where you will apply the suction cup. Then, attach the
suction cup firmly to the windshield and press the locking tab to secure the
cup.
3. Carefully fit your navigator into the Cradle.
CAUTION:
After the suction cup is secured to the windshield, never try to pull or
wriggle the arm. Always adjust the arm of the car holder for the best
viewing angle BEFORE driving. Avoid adjusting the device with one hand
while driving.
Using the Cradle & Holder
Use the Cradle & Holder to fix your device in a vehicle. Make sure that the GPS
antenna has a clear view of the sky.
For initial positioning, remain at the same spot with a clear view of the sky.
The GPS may take a few minutes to find its current location initially.
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CAUTION:
Select an appropriate location for the Cradle & Holder. Never place the
Holder where the driver’s field of vision is blocked.
If the car’s windshield is tinted with a reflective coating, an external
antenna (optional) may be needed to route the antenna to the top of the
car through a window. When closing the car window, be careful not to
pinch the antenna cable. (Cars with an anti-jam window design may
automatically leave adequate space as needed.)
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Getting started
Find the Master power switch on the back of the device, toggle it to ON
(push upward), and press the Power button to turn on your myNavi A800
navigator.
Note: When using the device later, if the device controls fail to respond,
you can also use the Reset button switch to restart the device.
While starting up, a series of screens will be displayed. First, the Language
screen appears. Choose your preferred language and tap OK to continue on
to the next screen.
Setup – language
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Then the Time setup screen to view the time zone settings screen. Tap the
arrow buttons to view the time zone selection. For the time zones affected by
seasonal daylight saving time, use the arrows to select on/off.
Time zone
Then tap the Next to view the Date and Clock setting screen. Tap the arrow
buttons to set the date and time. Tap OK to save changes or Back to return
to the time zone setup screen.
Date & Clock
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Next, a calibration screen will appear. The calibration screen will only appear
on the initial start up and afterward can be accessed via Main menu > Setup
> Calibration.
Press and briefly hold a stylus or any similar non-marking instrument on the
center of the target. Repeat as the target moves around the screen. When the
calibration is complete and you are instructed to press enter, simply tap once
more anywhere on the screen.
Calibration
Finally, a warning will appear. Read the warning carefully and tap OK.
Warning
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Setting up
The Main menu displays power information and the main features of the
myNavi A800 which include touch screen icons for Navigation, MP3 player,
Setup, Photo and Movie.
Main menu
Tap the Setup icon on the main menu to display the setup screen. Use the
Setup screen to set Language, Calibration, Backlight, Clock and also to
view system software information and perform a factory reset via the About
icon. To select an item from the setup screen simply tap its icon. Tap the
Return icon to go back to the main menu.
Setup screen
While carrying the device, to avoid the unexpected power on, user may use
the lock switch. Once the lock switch has been set all buttons will be disabled
except for the H/W Reset button. The padlock icon appears onscreen to notify
the user that the device is locked.
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CAUTION: Power button is disabled when lock switch is switched
to lock position. To power on device, lock switch must switch to
unlock position.
Lock Switch
Setting up - Language
From the Main menu, tap Setup > Language to view the language settings
screen. To set the default language for the device, select your preferred
language by taping the appropriate icon and then tap OK.
Setup – language
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Setting up – Calibration
From the Main menu, tap Setup > Calibration to view the calibration
settings screen. To calibrate the touch screen icons, tap Calibration, and
follow the instructions on the calibration screen. To return to the setup screen
tap Return.
Setup – Calibration
Tap YES to continue Calibration. Press and briefly hold a stylus or any similar
non-marking instrument on the center of the target. Repeat as the target
moves around the screen. When the calibration is complete and you are
instructed to press enter, simply tap once more anywhere on the screen.
Calibration touch screen
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Setting up - Backlight
Tap Main menu > Setup > Backlight to view the backlight settings screen.
Set the backlight brightness level for either day mode or night mode with the
arrow icons. Taping the left arrow will decrease brightness and the right arrow
will increase it.
While using the device with the battery, you can determine the default
backlight display time so power isn’t wasted by displaying the backlight
indefinitely. However, if you don’t want to take advantage of this feature, you
can set the backlight timer to Never. Otherwise, the options are as follows: 1,
2, 3, 4, or 5 minutes. Use the arrows to select your preferred backlight timer
duration. Tap OK to save your settings.
Setup - Backlight
To quickly adjust backlight and volume press either the plus or minus button
on the lower right side of the screen. Tap the brightness icon that appears to
switch day, night or auto mode and adjust the volume with the plus/minus
buttons or by tapping directly on the screen. The auto backlight mode work
with light sensor to sense ambient light conditions and dims the backlight to
the appropriate level.
Plus/minus buttons
Backlight/volume quick adjustment buttons
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Auto Backlight Mode
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Setting up - Time
From the Main menu, tap Setup > Time to view the time zone settings
screen. Tap the arrow buttons to view the time zone selection. For the time
zones affected by seasonal daylight saving time, use the arrows to select
on/off.
Time zone
Then tap the Next to view the Date and Clock setting screen. Tap the arrow
buttons to set the date and time. Tap OK to save changes or Back to return
to the time zone setup screen.
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Setting up – About/Factory reset
From the Main menu, tap Setup > About/Factory reset to view the
about/factory reset screen. The about screen displays system information
relating to the main features of the device, including the OS, navigation,
music, photo and movie software vendors and versions.
Setup – About
Tap the Factory reset button to reset the device’s default settings. When the
factory reset screen appears, tap Yes to apply the reset, and no to return to
the about screen. Tap OK to return to the setup screen.
Setup –Factory reset
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Navigating
On the Main menu, tap Navigation to launch the navigation software.
Main menu
Using the MP3 player
Using the player's controls
From the Main menu tap MP3 to view the MP3 player. The MP3 player has
onscreen music playback control buttons controls for:
o Seek bar, play/pause, stop, next, previous and volume control.
Onscreen music playback programming options include:
o Single playback, repeat playback, normal sequence and random
sequence.
Tap the
Tap
icon to return to the main menu.
to access the music Library.
MP3 player
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Using the music library
Tap the
icon to open the Music library screen. Then tap All music >
to add the contents of the SD/MMC card to the music library.
Music library
The MP3 and WMA files on the SD/MMC card will be added to the Library
automatically and classified into All Music, Artists, Albums, and Genres. To
hear a particular artist, for example, tap Artist.
Artists
Tap on a particular Artist to view the available songs or click All to view all the
songs by all the Artists. If necessary, use the
icon to add the SD/MMC
card's music. Select a song and then use the
My favorites list.
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My Favorites
On the My Favorites list, you can select tracks to listen to, add or subtract
them from the list, and update the list with the SD/MMC card's music files.
Using the Movie player
Using the player's controls
From the Main menu tap Video to view the video player UI. The UI has
onscreen video playback controls for:
o Seek bar, play/pause, stop, next, previous and volume control.
Onscreen video playback programming options include:
o Video library, full-screen playback, and linear/repeat playback
Movie player
Tap the
Tap the
icon to return to the main menu.
icon to open the Movie library screen.
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Using the Movie library
Tap the
icon to open the Movie library screen. Then tap All movie >
icon to add the contents of the SD/MMC card to the library.
Movie library
Supported file types include ASF, WMV, MPEG and AVI (Microsoft MPEG-4, RLE
and MPEG1 codec) files. Files of these types on the SD/MMC card will be
added to the Movie library automatically and classified according to file name.
Movie Playlist
On Movie Playlist, you can select files and add or subtract them from the list,
or view the files directly.
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Using the Photo viewer
Using the viewer's controls
From the Main menu tap Photo to view the photo library UI. The UI has
onscreen playback controls for:
o Home, return to previous page, slide show, next/previous and select.
Photo library
The SD/MMC card's contents will automatically be displayed on the Photo
library UI. Images supported include BMP, JPEG, and 24-bit true color.
To open a folder, either tap on the folder directly, or use the next/previous
arrow buttons and the select check button. The contents will be displayed as
thumbnails that you can either browse using the next/previous arrow buttons,
or the slide show function.
To see a full-screen view of a photo double tap on the particular photo or tap
the select check button.
Tap the
icon to return to the main menu.
Using the Photo Viewer
The photo viewer enables you view and manipulate your photos. To zoom in,
tap
, and to zoom out, tap the
icon. Tap the
icon to
rotate the photo. You can also view a slide show with the photo viewer UI by
tapping the slide show icon
. Tap
to move back to a previous
screen, and to escape from either full-screen mode or slide show mode, press
the menu button on the console.
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Photo Viewer
Common warning screens
Common warning screens include:
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Lost external power warning
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USB connection warning
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SD/MMC Card removed warning
USB connection warning
Lost external power warning
SD card missing warning
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System Specifications
Category
General
Hardware
Item
Specifications
Model
myNavi A800
Colours
Black
Dimensions
119 x 83 x 21 - 24mm
Weight
190 grams
CPU
Samsung S3C2440, 400Mhz
Memory
RAM 64MB, Flash ROM 32
Power
DC 12V 1A
Support USB charger from Mini-USB port
Battery
1350 mAh Li-Polymer
4 hours with GPS operation in power saving mode
7 hours with MP3 playback only
Charging time : 4 hours
Input mode
Touch screen
LCD
Anti glare 3.5” TFT LCD, landscape QVGA 320 x
240, touch screen & automatic backlight control
Memory card
SD/MMC card slot
Speaker
Built-in speaker, 1W
Earphone output
3.5mm stereo earphone jack
GPS
SiRFstarIII, 20-channels
Acquisition time
Cold start : 42 sec average
Warm Start : 38 sec average
Software
Hot start : 8 sec average
USB
USB spec. 1.1 full speed (12Mb/s)
OS
Version
Windows CE 5.0
Music Player
File format
MP3
Movie Player
File format
MP4
Picture
File format
JPG, BMP
Viewer
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