81247_4.fm Page 1 Monday, September 15, 2008 4:58 PM Raystar 125 GPS Receiver Owner's Handbook 1 www.raymarine.com Welcome to the Raystar RS125 GPS Receiver Your handbook contains an explanation of how to install, operate and maintain your Raystar RS125 GPS Receiver. Intended Use This product is a GPS antenna with a built-in position fixing receiver using either NMEA0183 (Version 2.3 or later), or Raymarine SeaTalk data output. The intended application is for leisure marine boats and workboats not covered by IMO/SOLAS carriage requirements. What's in the box?.... Part No: R38104 10m (33ft) NMEA/SeaTalk connection cable Part No: R38103 Raystar RS125 GPS Receiver Part No: E35018 Pole mount kit Thumb nuts (x2) Flush mount gasket The Raystar RS125 GPS Receiver has no user serviceable parts. Studs (x2) Screws (x2) 3- way Scotchlok TM connectors (x5) What tools do I need to install it?.... 6mm (1/4 in) Drill bit 20mm (13/16 in) Drill bit Phillips screwdriver Adhesive tape D7471_2 Drill 81247_4.fm Page 2 Monday, September 15, 2008 4:58 PM 2 Safety notices RS125 GPS Receiver WARNING: Navigation aid Although this product has been designed to be accurate and reliable, many factors can affect its performance. As a result, it should only be used as an aid to navigation and should never replace common sense and navigational judgement. Always maintain a permanent watch so you can respond to situations as they develop. WARNING: Product installation This equipment must be installed and operated in accordance with the instructions contained in this handbook. Failure to do so could result in poor product performance, personal injury and/or damage to your boat. WARNING: Electrical safety Make sure the power supply is switched off before you make any electrical connections. WARNING: Lithium battery This unit has a lithium battery fitted. DO NOT attempt to recharge this battery. DO NOT incinerate this battery. Ensure you follow local regulations when disposing of this unit. Where can I install the unit?.... Flush mount Rail mount Pole mount Radar Above the beam In the beam No trip or tread Top of the mast Below the beam VHF Radio and other antenna Minimum 1.0 m (3 ft) D7472_2 Clear view of the sky 81247_4.fm Page 3 Monday, September 15, 2008 4:58 PM To mount the unit on a pole.... 3 Securely attach the pole mount base to a suitable pole. 2 Pass the cable and connector through either a the center of the pole mount bracket and the pole, or b the cable exit hole alongside the center hole. 3 Attach the connector securely to the plug in the base of the unit. 4 Secure the receiver to the pole mount base using the screws provided. 1 3 2 1 a b 4 Notes: 1. To mount the receiver on a pole, you will need a pole of suitable length with a 1 inch 14 TPI thread not exceeding 20mm in length. 2. To rail mount the receiver you will need to purchase a suitable rail mount bracket. To flush mount the unit.... 2 5 3 3 4 5 4 6 7 7 mark the two fixing holes and the center hole. Drill the holes using the drill sizes shown on the template. Screw the two fixing studs into the underside of the receiver unit. Place the waterproof gasket into position on the underside of the receiver. Attach the connector securely to the plug in the base of the unit and pass the cable through the center hole on the mounting surface. Carefully position the receiver so that the mounting studs pass through the holes in the mounting surface. Secure the receiver to the mounting surface using the two thumb nuts (these should be hand-tight only). D7473_3 1 Use the template supplied in this handbook to 81247_4.fm Page 4 Monday, September 15, 2008 4:58 PM To connect the RS125 using Scotchlok connectors.... 4 RS125 GPS Receiver 1 Using suitable wire clippers, remove the tinned ends from the individual cables. Leave the insulation intact. 2 Place the wires to be joined into the connectors, ensuring correct polarity and that the wires are fully pushed home. 3 Using a pair of pliers, crimp the connector bulb together ensuring that a secure connection has been made. 4 Ensure the cables are secured in a suitable position to prevent the joint being placed under strain. To connect to NMEA 0183.... Red (12 - 32 V /+) Yellow (NMEA out /+) Brown (RTCM in /+) Green (NMEA in /+) Shield (0V/ ground / -) NMEA sentences Output sentences: GPGGA, GPGSA, GPGSV, GPGLL, GPRMC, GPDTM, GPGNS, GPVTG, PRAYA Input sentences: PRAYI, PRAYE, PRAYA Note: If the Brown (RTCM) and Green (NMEA in/+) wires are not used, they must be suitably grounded. If you do not have a breaker in the power circuit, an in-line 0.5 A quick blow fuse should be fitted to the positive (red) lead of the cable. To connect to SeaTalk.... Red (12 V /+) Note: If the Brown (RTCM) wire is not used, it must be suitably grounded to 0 Volts. If you do not have a breaker in the power circuit, an in-line 0.5 A quick blow fuse should be fitted to the positive (red) lead of the cable. D7474_2 Yellow (SeaTalk input/output / +) Brown (RTCM in / +) Green (connect with Red 12V wire/ +) Shield (0 V/ground / -) 81247_4.fm Page 5 Monday, September 15, 2008 4:58 PM To connect to the RS125 into a SeaTalk system.... 5 C-Series C-Series SeaTalk cable Part No. R08050 RS125 GPS Receiver cable Scotchlok connectors E-Series RS125 GPS Receiver cable To external alarm E-Series SeaTalk cable Part No. E55054 To connect to an E-Series display using SeaTalk.... When connecting your RS125 into an existing SeaTalk network it should be powered from the network and not the display. The yellow (data) cable should be connected to your C or E-Series display. If you are not using a land-based DGPS antenna on your RS125 GPS receiver (most installations do not), you should connect the brown RTCM input to the shield wire (ground). This will prevent outside RF energy from inadvertently injecting noise into the system. To connect to a Personal Computer using NMEA Scotchlok connectors + 12 V RS125 GPS Receiver cable 9-pin Serial Cable Part No. E86001 0V D7918_1 If you are connecting your RS 125 GPS receiver to a PC, you will need a Serial Data Cable, Part No. E86001. Connect the Yellow from the RS 125 to the Yellow of the Serial Data Cable. Connect the Red from the RS 125 to the positive of your boat's 12 V DC power supply. Connect the Brown, Green and Shield from the RS 125 and a Black from the Serial Data Cable to your boat's ground. 81247_4.fm Page 6 Monday, September 15, 2008 4:58 PM What do the lights mean?.... 6 RS125 GPS Receiver Flashing RED Unit is in bootcode, either being upgraded or unable to boot. Flashing ORANGE Unit is running, but does not have a fix. Flashing GREEN Unit is running and has a fix. 1 flash every 2 seconds indicates NMEA connection. 1 flash every 4 seconds indicates SeaTalk connection. SOG/COG filter.... The integral SOG/COG filter fitted to your RS125 compensates for the oscillating motion of your boat to give a clearer indication of the boat's course and speed. Slow moving boats, or boats sailing in rough seas will benefit from a high filter setting, whereas a powerboat that can quickly change speed and direction will benefit from a low setting. The default setting for your RS125 is MEDIUM. Adjustment of the SOG/COG filter is made from your system display. For full details of how to adjust the SOG/COG filter refer to the relevant Manufacturer's manual. Accessories.... You can obtain the following accessories to help you quickly and easily connect your RS125 to existing equipment: E36013 - 600mm Antenna conversion cable E36014 - 1000mm Display conversion cable The display conversion cable enables you to quickly connect your RS125 receiver to an existing RC425 or RC420 display, saving time and trouble. D7687_2 The antenna conversion cable enables you to connect your RS125 receiver to an existing RS120, RS112 or RS114 cable, saving the time and trouble of running a new cable. 81247_4.fm Page 7 Monday, September 15, 2008 4:58 PM Important Information 7 EMC conformance All Raymarine equipment and accessories are designed to the best industry standards for use in the recreational marine environment. The design and manufacture of Raymarine equipment and accessories conforms to the appropriate Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) standards, but correct installation is required to ensure that performance is not compromised. For full details and installation guidelines refer to or web site at www.raymarine.com Declaration of conformity We, Raymarine Limited, Quay Point, Portsmouth, Hampshire, England PO6 3TD declare, under our sole responsibility, that the product identified in this declaration, and to which this declaration relates, is in conformity with the essential requirements of European Parliament and Council Directive 1999/5/EC on radio equipment and on telecommunication terminal equipment and the mutual recognition of their conformity. Product name: Raystar 125 GPS Receiver Product number: E32042 This product has been assessed to Conformity Procedure Annex IV of the Directive. The assessment is consistent with a Technical Construction File showing conformity with the essential requirements of the Directive and has been reviewed by Notified Body No.0191. Signed: A. Abbas, International Compliance Manager. Raymarine Ltd. 21st January 2005 CE conformity This product is labeled with the CE conformity mark: 0191 SiRF Technology Inc. This product uses certain elements of software supplied to Raymarine by SiRF Technologies Inc. For full details of their licensing agreement refer to our website at www.raymarine.com Warranty To register your new Raymarine product, please take a few minutes to fill out the warranty card. It is important that you complete the owner information and return the card to us to receive full warranty benefits. Your product can also be registered via our web site www.raymarine.com To the best of our knowledge, the information contained in this hadbook was correct as it wento press. Raymarine cannot accept any liability for any inaccuracies or ommissions it may contain. In addition, our policy of continuous product improvement may change specifications without notice. As a result, Raymarine cannot accept liability for any differences between the product anthe handbook. D7476_2 Handbook information 81247_4.fm Page 8 Monday, September 15, 2008 4:58 PM get Technical Support.... 8To To get Technical Support.... 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