Garmin 100022600 GPS Receiver User Manual

®
GPS V
personal navigator
®
owner’s
manual
and
reference
guide
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© Copyright 2001-2003
Garmin Ltd. or its subsidiaries
All Rights Reserved
Garmin International, Inc.
1200 East 151st Street, Olathe, Kansas
66062 U.S.A.
Tel. 913/397.8200
Fax 913/397.8282
Garmin (Europe) Ltd.
Unit 5, The Quadrangle,
Abbey Park Industrial Estate, Romsey,
SO51 9DL, U.K.
Tel. 44/1794.519944
Fax 44/1794.519222
Garmin Corporation
No. 68, Jangshu 2nd Road, Shijr, Taipei
County, Taiwan
Tel. 886/2.2642.9199
Fax 886/2.2642.9099
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April 2003
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Part Number 190-00204-10 Rev. C
Printed in Taiwan
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Introduction
Welcome
Thank you for choosing the Garmin GPS V®. The GPS V offers true turn-by-turn
navigation through the use of its auto-routing feature. At the touch of a button, you
now have access to the shortest and fastest routes, turn directions, and estimated time
of arrival at your intended destination. Along the way, GPS V on-screen prompts alert
you to necessary turns, distance to upcoming turns, route deviation, and distance to
the final destination.
The GPS V is compact and portable. The unit can be dash-mounted, and operates on four AA batteries or on your vehicle’s battery using the included 12-volt power
adapter. The GPS V can be easily viewed in any lighting condition, due to its high
resolution, four gray-level display and backlit display/keypad. The unit’s built-in basemap provides detail for interstates, interstate exit data, highways, rivers and lakes in the
United States, Canada and Mexico (no exit data for Mexico), plus major thoroughfares
in metropolitan areas. With the press of a button, the built-in basemap will provide
turn-by-turn guidance to a destination via interstates and highways. With downloaded
maps from the MapSource® City Select® CD-ROM, your GPS V provides turn-by-turn
guidance down to the residential street-level detail.
Welcome/
Packaging List
Take a moment now to compare the
contents of this package with the packaging
list that appears on the outside of the box. If
any parts are missing, please contact your
Garmin Dealer immediately.
About This Manual
Make sure you take the time to read the Quick Start Guide first to get acquainted
with the basic features of the GPS V. After you have read the Quick Start Guide,
you may wish to read through this owner’s manual for more details on the GPS V’s
operating features. As you become more familiar with your GPS V, use this manual
as a reference—starting with the index to find which pages contain information for a
specific topic.
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Introduction
Warnings and Cautions
Warning: This product, its packaging, and
its components contain chemicals known
to the State of California to cause cancer,
birth defects, or reproductive harm. This
Notice is being provided in accordance with
California’s Proposition 65. If you have
any questions or would like additional
information, please refer to our web site at
www.garmin.com/prop65.
Do Not Mount
Where Driver’s
Field of Vision is
Blocked
Do Not Mount in
Front of Airbag
Panels
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Do Not Place
Unsecured on the
Vehicle Dash
Do Not Mount in Front
of an Airbag Field of
Deployment
WARNING: For use in vehicles, it is the sole responsibility of the owner/operator
of the GPS V to place and secure the GPS unit so that it will not interfere with the
vehicle operating controls and safety devices, obstruct the driver’s view of driving conditions, or cause damage or personal injury in the event of an accident. Do not mount
the GPS V over airbag panels or in the field of airbag deployment. Airbags expand with
a rapid force that can propel objects in their path towards the vehicle driver or passengers causing possible injury. Refer to airbag safety precautions contained in the vehicle
owner’s manual. Do not mount the GPS V in a place where the driver or passengers
are likely to impact it in an accident or collision. The mounting hardware provided by
Garmin is not warranted against collision damage or the consequences thereof.
WARNING: When used in vehicles, it is the sole responsibility of the driver of the
vehicle to operate the vehicle in a safe manner, maintain full surveillance of all driving
conditions at all times, and not become distracted by the GPS V to the exclusion of safe
driving practices. It is unsafe to operate the controls of the GPS V while you are driving. Failure by the driver of a vehicle equipped with a GPS V to pay full attention to
operation of the vehicle and road conditions while the vehicle is in motion could result
in an accident or collision with property damage and personal injury.
CAUTION: The Global Positioning System (GPS) is operated by the government
of the United States, which is solely responsible for its accuracy and maintenance. The
system is subject to changes that could affect the accuracy and performance of all GPS
equipment. Although the GPS V is a precision NAVigation AID (NAVAID), any NAVAID
can be misused or misinterpreted and, therefore, become unsafe.
CAUTION: IT IS THE USER’S RESPONSIBILITY TO USE THIS PRODUCT
PRUDENTLY. THIS PRODUCT IS INTENDED TO BE USED ONLY AS A TRAVEL
AID AND MUST NOT BE USED FOR ANY PURPOSE REQUIRING PRECISE MEASUREMENT OF DIRECTION, DISTANCE, LOCATION, OR TOPOGRAPHY. THIS
PRODUCT SHOULD NOT BE USED TO DETERMINE GROUND PROXIMITY FOR
AIRCRAFT NAVIGATION.
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Introduction
Map Data
One of the goals of Garmin is to provide customers with the most complete and
accurate cartography that is available to us at a reasonable cost. We use a combination
of governmental and private data sources, which we identify as required in product
literature and copyright messages displayed to the consumer. Virtually all data sources
contain inaccurate or incomplete data to some degree. This is particularly true outside
the United States, where complete and accurate digital data is often not available or
prohibitively expensive.
General Information
Due to map accuracy issues, during your travels it is advisable to visually check
your general surroundings and compare them to the on-screen map data. Making such
comparisons on a routine basis will help ensure that you are heading to or arriving at
the intended destination.
The GPS V uses the Global Positioning
System (GPS) in order to find your precise
location. GPS consists of a constellation of
24 (or more) satellites, circling the earth
twice a day, at an approximate altitude of
12,000 miles. The satellites transmit very
low power radio signals containing position
and time information, allowing anyone with
a GPS receiver to determine their location
on the earth within 100 meters. For more
detailed information regarding GPS, we have
prepared a booklet called “GPS Guide for
Beginners” which is available
to you from our web site at:
www.garmin.com.
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Introduction
Software License Agreement
Software License
Agreement
BY USING THE GPS V, YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THE TERMS AND
CONDITIONS OF THE FOLLOWING SOFTWARE LICENSE AGREEMENT. PLEASE
READ THIS AGREEMENT CAREFULLY.
Garmin Corporation (“Garmin”) grants you a limited license to use the software
embedded in this device (the “Software”) in binary executable form in the normal
operation of the product. Title, ownership rights and intellectual property rights in and
to the Software remain in Garmin.
You acknowledge that the Software is the property of Garmin and is protected
under the United States of America copyright laws and international copyright treaties.
You further acknowledge that the structure, organization and code of the Software are
valuable trade secrets of Garmin and that the Software in source code form remains
a valuable trade secret of Garmin. You agree not to decompile, disassemble, modify,
reverse assemble, reverse engineer or reduce to human readable form the Software or
any part thereof or create any derivative works based on the Software. You agree not to
export or re-export the Software to any country in violation of the export control laws
of the United States of America.
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Introduction
FCC Compliance
The GPS V complies with Part 15 of the FCC interference limits for Class B digital
devices FOR HOME OR OFFICE USE. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation, and are more
stringent than “outdoor” requirements.
FCC Compliance
Operation of this device is subject to the following conditions: (1) This device
may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference
received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.
This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency (RF) energy and,
if not installed and used in accordance with instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will
not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference
to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning this device off
and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the
following measures:
• Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
• Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
The GPS V does not contain any userserviceable parts. Repairs should only be
made by an authorized Garmin service
center. Unauthorized repairs or modifications
could result in permanent damage to the
equipment, and void your warranty and your
authority to operate this device under Part
15 regulations.
• Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the
receiver is connected.
• Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.
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Introduction
Limited Warranty
Help us better support you by completing
our on-line registration today! Registration ensures you will be notified of product
updates, new products and provides lost or
stolen unit tracking. Have the serial number
of your GPS V handy and connect to our
web site (www.garmin.com). Look for the
Product Registration link on the home page.
Garmin International, Inc.
1200 E. 151st Street
Olathe, KS 66062, U.S.A.
Phone: 913/397.8200 or 800/800.1020
Fax: 913/397.0836
Garmin (Europe) Ltd.
Unit 4, The Quadrangle,
Abbey Park Industrial Estate
Romsey, SO51 9DL, U.K.
Phone: 44/1794.519944
Fax: 44/1794.519222
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Limited Warranty
This Garmin product is warranted to be free from defects in materials or workmanship
for one year from the date of purchase. Within this period, Garmin will, at its sole option,
repair or replace any components that fail in normal use. Such repairs or replacement will
be made at no charge to the customer for parts or labor, provided that the customer shall
be responsible for any transportation costs. This warranty does not cover failures due to
abuse, misuse, accident or unauthorized alteration or repairs.
THE WARRANTIES AND REMEDIES CONTAINED HEREIN ARE EXCLUSIVE AND
IN LIEU OF ALL OTHER WARRANTIES EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED OR STATUTORY,
INCLUDING ANY LIABILITY ARISING UNDER ANY WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE. THIS
WARRANTY GIVES YOU SPECIFIC LEGAL RIGHTS, WHICH MAY VARY FROM STATE
TO STATE.
IN NO EVENT SHALL GARMIN BE LIABLE FOR ANY INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL,
INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, WHETHER RESULTING FROM THE USE,
MISUSE, OR INABILITY TO USE THIS PRODUCT OR FROM DEFECTS IN THE PRODUCT. Some states do not allow the exclusion of incidental or consequential damages, so the
above limitations may not apply to you.
To obtain warranty service, contact your Garmin dealer. Or call Garmin Customer
Service at one of the numbers to the left for shipping instructions and an RMA tracking
number. The unit should be securely packaged with the tracking number clearly marked
on the outside of the package. The unit should then be sent, freight charges prepaid, to
any Garmin warranty service station. A copy of the original sales receipt is required as the
proof of purchase for warranty repairs.
Products sold through online auctions are not eligible for rebates or other special offers
from Garmin. Online auction confirmations are not accepted for warranty verification. To
obtain warranty service, an original or copy of the sales receipt from the original retailer
is required. Garmin will not replace missing components from any package purchased
through an online auction.
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Introduction
Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . i
Welcome . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . i
About This Manual . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . i
Safety Warnings and Cautions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ii
Map Data . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . iii
Software License Agreement . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . iv
FCC Compliance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .v
Limited Warranty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . vi
Table Of Contents . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .vii
Reference . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1
Unit Description . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1
Keypad Usage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
Features/Data Entry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
Battery Installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
Turning the GPS V On/Off . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
Adjusting Screen Contrast and Backlighting . . . . . . . . . 6
Unit Pages at a Glance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
Satellite Status Page . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
Receiver Status . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
Satellite Status Page Options . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
The Map Page . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
Zooming, Panning, and Pointing . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
Navigation Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15
Map Page Options . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
Trip Information Page . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21
Table of Contents
Trip Information Page Options . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Using the Find Menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Finding a Waypoint by Name . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Finding a City by Name . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Finding a Point of Interest by Name . . . . . . . . . . .
Finding a Nearby Waypoint . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Finding a Nearby City . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Finding a Nearby Point of Interest . . . . . . . . . . . .
Finding an Exit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Finding an Address or Intersection . . . . . . . . . . . .
Recently Found Places . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Goto or Routes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Automatic Routes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Manual Routes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Navigating Routes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Deleting Routes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Editing Routes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Current Route Page . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Current Route Page Options . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Next Turn Page . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Direction Finder Page . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Direction Finder Page Options . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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35
36
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40
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Appendices . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 70
Table of Contents
Marking Your Location as a Waypoint . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48
Main Menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50
Tracks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51
Setup . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54
System Setup . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54
Time Setup . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56
Guidance Setup . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57
Routing Setup . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57
Units Setup . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59
Timers Setup . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60
Location Setup . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60
Alarms Setup . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61
Languages . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63
Interface Setup . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63
Accessories . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64
Sun & Moon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65
Hunt & Fish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 66
Calendar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 67
Gas Mileage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 68
Games . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 69
Calculator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 69
Appendix A: Wiring and Interfacing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 70
Appendix B: Maintenance and Accessories . . . . . . . . . . 71
Appendix C: Messages . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 72
Appendix D: Specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 74
Appendix E: MapSource Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 75
Appendix F: Index . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 76
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GPS V Description
Unit Description
Antenna
Rotate upright for best
satellite reception
FIN
D
FIN
D
Rocker Keypad
Keypad with Backlighting
See page 2 for Key
descriptions
Landscape Orientation
Power/Backlight
Key
LCD Display
4-gray level LCD with
Backlighting
Left Side / Bottom
Insert AA Batteries
Power/Data
Connector
(back side)
Portrait Orientation
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Keypad Usage
POWER (Red Lamp Symbol) – Turns the unit on and off. A momentary press while the
power is on displays the backlight/contrast adjustment window. Press and hold to turn
the GPS V off.
PAGE – Switches between the main pages and returns the display from an option
window back to a main page. Press and hold to switch between landscape (horizontal)
and portrait (vertical) screen orientations.
QUIT – Returns the display to the previous page. When entering data, restores the
previous value (cancels data entry).
FI
ND
ENTER/MARK – Confirms a selected menu option. When entering data, it allows you to
initiate entry, and then to accept the selected value(s). It also marks the location of the
panning arrow on the Map Page. Press and hold to capture your present position and
save it as a waypoint.
ROCKER KEYPAD – Selects menu options and enters data. Also controls movement of
cursor on the Map Page.
Zoom OUT – Adjusts the map scale to show a larger area with less detail.
Zoom IN – Adjusts the map scale to show a smaller area with more detail.
FIND – Searches the database for Cities, Interstate Exits, Waypoints, and Recently Found
places. If MapSource City Select data is loaded, it also searches for Points of Interest,
Addresses, or Intersections. Allows the listed items to be viewed on a map or selected
as a destination.
MENU – Displays a menu of available options for the current page. Press twice to
display the Main Menu.
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Features/Data Entry
The following features and procedures are referred to throughout this manual.
CURSOR – A highlighted area on the screen which can be moved up/down/left/
right with the ROCKER KEYPAD to select individual fields on the display. Moving
the cursor to a given location allows you to begin data entry or scroll through a list.
FIELD – The location on a page where a group of characters or an option is entered
and displayed. The cursor is placed on a field (using the ROCKER KEYPAD) to begin
data entry or select options.
Features/Data Entry
To enter data in a data field:
1. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD to highlight the desired data field. Press ENTER to
begin data entry.
2. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD to select the desired character from the on-screen
keyboard and press ENTER.
An example of an on-screen “button”—the
‘Goto’ button on the Waypoint Page.
3. Repeat step 2 until the desired data has been entered.
4. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD to select ‘OK’ and press ENTER; or just press the PAGE
key.
ON-SCREEN BUTTON – Similar to “Field.” Place the cursor on a button and
press ENTER to select the action corresponding to that button. An example of an
on-screen button is the ‘Goto’ button appearing at the bottom of the Waypoint Page.
SCROLL BAR – When viewing a list of items too long to display on a single page,
a scroll bar will appear along the right-hand side of the list. The position of the scroll
bar indicates which portion of the list is currently being displayed. The height of the
scroll bar indicates the number of items in the list. To scroll through a list of items, use
the UP/DOWN portion of the ROCKER KEYPAD.
An example of data entry with ‘OK’ selected.
Use the ‘OK’ selection to complete data entry.
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Battery Installation
NOTE: When replacing batteries, use only
new or fully recharged batteries. DO NOT
mix Alkaline, NiCad, NiMH and Lithium
batteries.
Remove the batteries from the GPS V if you
do not plan to use it for several months.
Stored batteries will eventually discharge and
leak, causing damage to your unit.
Follow the battery manufacturer’s instructions for proper care and disposal of used
batteries.
During typical use, battery life will be up
to 25 hours. Use of backlighting will reduce
battery life.
Selecting the “Battery Saver” mode or the
“Use Indoors” option will increase battery life.
DEFAULT – A system-selected format, built into the operating software or the
unit’s memory, that will be followed unless the user chooses a different setting. For
example, the default setting for speed displays is ‘miles per hour’, but can be changed
to ‘kilometers per hour’. Once a setting is changed, the new setting is retained until
another change is made or a ‘Restore Original Settings’ menu option is selected.
Installing the Batteries
The GPS V operates on four AA batteries (not included), which are installed from
the left side (when viewed horizontally) of the unit. Alkaline batteries are recommended, but you may use NiCad, NiMH or Lithium batteries as well. Alkaline batteries
will last up to 25 hours in your GPS V. NiCad batteries will typically provide shorter
battery life and Lithium batteries will provide longer battery life, particularly in colder
conditions. Stored data, such as waypoints or unit settings, are not lost when changing
batteries.
To install batteries:
1. Remove the battery cover on the left side of
the unit (when viewed horizontally) by turning
the metal D-ring 1/4 turn counterclockwise.
2. Insert the batteries, observing the proper
polarity as marked on the battery cover and
shown in the illustration at right.
3. Reinstall the battery cover by turning the Dring 1/4 turn clockwise.
The battery icon on the Main Menu depicts
battery level (shaded portion).
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Turning the GPS V On (and Off)
Before turning the GPS V on, find a suitable location for its use. If you are operating the GPS V indoors, with the “Use Indoors” option, location is not critical. However,
during actual navigation use the GPS V should be outside—or on the dashboard of
your car—where the detachable antenna has a clear view of the sky. Rotate the antenna
so it is pointing upward, perpendicular to the ground.
Turning On/Off
To turn the GPS V on, press and hold the red POWER key.
The Welcome Page will appear while the unit conducts a self-test. Once testing is
complete, the Welcome Page is replaced by a MapSource Information Page. This page
lists any maps currently loading in the GPS V’s memory. The MapSource Information
Page appears briefly and is replaced by a Warning Page, then the Satellite Status Page.
(You may press ENTER to move quickly past the MapSource Information and/or
Warning Pages.)
The Welcome Page. While this page is being
displayed, the GPS V is conducting a self-test.
Once a sufficient number of satellites have been located, a “Ready to Navigate”
message will appear at the top of the Satellite Status Page. If no keys have been pressed
during the power-up process, the GPS V will automatically sequence from the Satellite
Status Page to the Map Page and show your current position.
To turn the GPS V off, press and hold the red power key.
The Warning Page. Press ENTER to
acknowledge this page.
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Adjusting Screen Contrast and Backlighting
Screen Contrast and
Backlighting
If lighting conditions make it difficult to see the display screen, you can adjust the
contrast or turn on the backlight.
To adjust screen contrast and/or backlighting:
1. Press the red power key momentarily. A pop-up window appears for screen settings.
2. Use the Left/Right portion of the ROCKER KEYPAD to adjust screen contrast.
3. Use the Up/Down portion of the ROCKER KEYPAD to adjust backlighting.
4. Press ENTER or PAGE, to return to the previous screen. Or, press QUIT to cancel
the settings.
Backlight (lamp) icon on Main Menu as it
appears when backlighting is off.
Backlight (lamp) icon on Main Menu as it
appears when backlighting is on.
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Unit Pages at a Glance
All of the information needed to operate the GPS V is found on “pages” (i.e., display
screens). If no destination is selected, there are three main pages: Satellite Status, Map,
and Trip Information. Press the PAGE key to sequence through the pages in forward
order, or use the QUIT key to sequence through the pages in reverse order. The Reference Section describes in detail what each page does and how it is configured.
Satellite Status Page
Map Page
Main Page Sequence
Use the PAGE and QUIT keys, alternately,
to quickly switch between two adjacent main
pages.
Trip Information Page
If a destination is selected, the Current Route Page also appears in the main page
sequence (for a total of four main pages):
Satellite Status Page
Map Page
Trip Information Page
Current Route Page
When creating a route, you will be prompted
with route preference (faster time, shorter
distance or off road). If you select ‘Off Road’,
the Direction Finder Page will be added
to the main page sequence. The Direction
Finder Page always points to your destination. If the bearing pointer points straight up,
you are heading to your destination.
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Satellite Status Page
Satellite Status Page
Receiver Status (Ready for Navigation)
Sky View
Subject Finder:
Signal Strength .................................. page 8
Lock-on Times................................. page 74
Receiver Status.................................. page 9
Track Up Orientation ...................... page 10
New Location .................................. page 11
Satellite Location
and number
Satellite Number
and Signal Strength
The Satellite Status Page appears when the GPS V is first turned on (after the
welcome screens and warning pages). This page is part of the main page sequence
and may be displayed at any time by pressing PAGE (repeatedly) until it appears. The
Satellite Status Page includes “sky view” and signal strength depictions, which show
you how well the GPS receiver is doing at any given moment.
The signal strength bars give you an indication of what satellites are visible to the GPS
receiver, whether or not they are being used to
calculate a position fix, and the signal quality.
The hollow bars indicate the GPS V has
found the satellite(s) and is collecting data
before the satellite(s) can be used for navigation. Solid bars indicate the satellite(s) is
ready to use.
The sky view depicts an overhead view showing where the GPS V is looking in the
sky for each satellite, by indicating direction (azimuth) and elevation (angle above the
horizon). The outer circle on the sky view represents the horizon, in all directions.
The inner circle represents a 45° elevation above the horizon. Individual satellites are
identified by number, from 01 to 32.
The signal strength bars depict relative signal strength from each satellite being
received. The taller the bar, the stronger the signal. Individual satellites are identified
by number and correspond to the same satellite number depicted on the sky view.
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Receiver Status
Receiver Status is indicated at the top of the Satellite Status Page, directly above the
sky view. The status will be shown as one of the following conditions:
Satellite Status Page
Searching for Satellites—the GPS V is looking for any available satellites in view.
Locating Satellites—the GPS V is initializing and collecting new almanac data.
This process can take up to five minutes, depending on the satellites currently in view.
Acquiring Satellites—the GPS V is collecting data from available satellites, but has
not collected enough data to calculate a position fix.
2D GPS Location—at least three satellites have been locked onto and a 2-dimensional position fix (latitude and longitude) is being calculated. “2D Differential” will
appear when you are receiving differential corrections in 2D mode.
3D GPS Location—at least four satellites have been locked onto, and your position is now being calculated in latitude, longitude and altitude. “3D Differential” will
appear when you are receiving differential corrections in 3D mode.
“Searching for Satellites” may appear when
the GPS V is first used. This indicates the
GPS V is looking for any available satellite,
then must update satellite almanac data.
Lost Satellite Reception—the receiver is not tracking enough satellites for a 2D or
3D fix. This is likely due to obstruction of the antenna or limited coverage of satellites
overhead.
Not Usable—the receiver is unusable, possibly due to incorrect initialization or
abnormal satellite conditions. Turn the unit off and back on to reset the unit.
Simulating GPS Reception—the unit is in simulator mode and is not receiving
satellite information.
When “2D Navigation” or “3D Navigation” is displayed, the position accuracy appears
directly below the receiver status. Position accuracy is expressed in feet or meters and
reflects an estimated error in your current latitude/longitude position reading.
“Simulating GPS” means the GPS V is NOT
looking for satellites. Use the simulator mode
to simulate operation when learning to use
the unit, or to save battery power when using
the GPS V to plan a trip or change unit
settings.
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Satellite Status Page Options
Satellite Status Page
Satellite Status Page Options:
Use Indoors (or Use Outdoors)
Track Up (or North Up)
New Elevation
New Location
Many features of the GPS V are menu driven. Each of the main pages has an
options menu, allowing you to custom tailor the corresponding page to your preferences and/or select special features which specifically relate to that page.
To display the Satellite Status Page Options, press MENU (with the
Satellite Status Page displayed).
The following Satellite Status Page options are available:
Use Indoors or (Use Outdoors)—allows you to activate the GPS V’s built-in
simulator mode and practice using the unit indoors. This shuts the GPS receiver off so
it is not looking for satellites and helps to conserve battery power. If ‘Use Indoors’ is
selected, ‘Use Outdoors’ will appear as an option instead.
To activate (deactivate) the simulator mode for indoor use:
1. With the Satellite Status Page Options displayed, use the ROCKER KEYPAD to
highlight ‘Use Indoors’ (or ‘Use Outdoors’) and press ENTER.
Select ‘Use Indoors’ to activate the built-in
simulator mode. DO NOT attempt to use
the GPS V for actual navigation while in
simulator mode.
Track Up (or North Up)—changes the sky view display from a ‘North Up’ orientation to align to the current direction of travel (track). If ‘Track Up’ is selected, ‘North
Up’ will appear as an option instead.
To change the sky view orientation:
1. With the Satellite Status Page Options displayed, use the ROCKER KEYPAD to
highlight ‘Track Up’ (or ‘North Up’) and press ENTER.
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New Elevation—allows you to designate your approximate altitude in order to
better refine a 2D position. By default, 2D positioning will attempt to use the last
known altitude. If the altitude is off by several hundred feet (or more), manually entering your approximate altitude will enable the receiver to more accurately determine a
position fix.
Satellite Status Page
To enter an elevation:
1. With the Satellite Status Page Options displayed, use the ROCKER KEYPAD to
highlight ‘New Elevation’ and press ENTER.
2. Enter your approximate elevation using the ROCKER KEYPAD, and press ENTER.
New Location—allows you to designate your approximate position in order to
speed up satellite acquisition. This option is useful if you have relocated 500 or more
miles since the last time you used the GPS V, and ensures that the unit is looking for
the proper satellites.
To enter a new location:
If you have moved several hundred miles or
more since you last used the GPS V, letting
the GPS V know your approximate location
will ensure that it is looking for the right
satellites and will speed up satellite acquisition.
1. With the Satellite Status Page Options displayed, use the ROCKER KEYPAD to
highlight ‘New Location’ and press ENTER. A second pop-up window appears listing two options: ‘Automatic’ and ‘Use Map’.
2. ‘Automatic’ causes the GPS V to search for any available satellite(s) to determine a
position. This process can take 3-5 minutes as the unit determines its new location.
Use the ROCKER KEYPAD to select ‘Automatic’ and press ENTER.
3. ‘Use Map’ allows you to designate your approximate position directly from a graphic
map display. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD to place the pointer arrow on your approximate location and press ENTER. You may wish to use the IN/OUT zoom keys to
adjust the level of detail displayed, as you determine your approximate position.
New Location highlighted on the map.
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The Map Page
Map Page
Subject Finder:
Changing Map Scale..................pages 12-13
Overzoom........................................ page 13
Panning the Map............................. page 13
Pointing to Map Features ................ page 13
Configuring Map Features............... page 17
North Up Map ................................ page 18
Use the IN and OUT zoom keys to change
the map scale. The map scale appears in the
lower left corner of the map.
Map Scale
Accuracy Circle
North Direction
Time and Distance
to Next Turn or Next
Waypoint
Your Current
Position
Map Scale
Time and Distance
to Final Destination
The GPS V features a real-time moving map to illustrate your current position and
your intended route. The Map Page is one of the main operating pages of the GPS V
and you’ll likely use it more than any other page. It graphically shows the area around
your current location, and marks your route to a destination with a bold dark gray
route line. It tells you what direction to go or the direction you are traveling. It also
tells you your speed, the distance to the next turn, and the time and distance to the
final destination. If the GPS V has not yet determined your current location, there is a
flashing question mark over the vehicle symbol and the status text displays, “Acquiring
Satellites.”
The map display shows your present position and direction of movement using a
triangular vehicle symbol in the center of the map. The map display also shows the
map scale and geographic details such as lakes, rivers, highways, and towns. You can
use the IN and OUT keys to change the map scale to show more map area with less
detail, or less map area with more detail. Press and hold either key to zoom the map
scale rapidly. When zoomed in to very small map areas an ‘Accuracy Circle’ will appear
around the vehicle symbol. The accuracy circle graphically portrays the position
accuracy on the map.
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Zooming, Panning and Pointing
There are three main actions you can perform on the Map Page: zooming, panning
and pointing. The map display has map scales from 20 feet to 800 miles. The current
map scale is indicated on the bottom left corner of the map display.
Map Page
To change the map scale:
1. Press the IN zoom key to see a smaller area with more detail.
2. Press the OUT zoom key to see a larger area with less detail.
When zoomed in to smaller map areas, ‘overzoom’ appears directly below the map
scale. This indicates the current scale exceeds the optimum resolution of available map
detail. Extra caution should be used in ‘overzoom’ since some detail, such as roads, are
drawn using widely spaced points and the actual layout of these details may differ from
the map presentation. More detailed map features as well as information about those
features can be displayed using map data transferred from the MapSource City Select
CD-ROM. When using MapSource data, the word “MapSource” will appear below the
map scale whenever you zoom in to view map details.
The Map Page showing the panning arrow
and a highlighted map feature or point of
interest.
Panning allows you to move the map in order to view areas beyond the current map
area. This provides a ‘look ahead’ capability which is particularly useful with smaller
map areas. To pan, use the ROCKER KEYPAD to move the map in any direction,
including diagonally.
As you begin to pan the map, a pointer appears. This map pointer will serve as
a target marker for the map. If you change the scale, the map is redrawn with the
pointer at the center. When the pointer is placed on an object, the name of that object
will be highlighted. (If the name wasn’t originally displayed, it will appear when the
pointer is placed on the object.) This feature applies to everything displayed on the
The Information Page for the city highlighted
in the screen above.
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Map Page
map except route lines and track log data. When a waypoint name is highlighted, you
can review information about the waypoint, list waypoint options, or execute a ‘Route
to It’ directly from the Map Page.
To select an on-screen location with the panning pointer:
1. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD to start the panning function. A panning pointer will
appear on the screen.
2. Continue using the ROCKER KEYPAD to place the pointer on the desired item.
3. To view information for the selected item, press ENTER.
Select the on-screen ‘Goto’ button to navigate
to the selected city.
4. To go to the location on the map, select ‘Goto’ on the information page for that
item and press ENTER. The Route Preference window appears. Select ‘Faster Time’,
‘Shorter Distance’, or ‘Off Road’, and press ENTER. The GPS V will route you to the
selected destination using turn-by-turn navigation.
5. If the pointer was placed on a waypoint, you can delete the waypoint by using the
ROCKER KEYPAD to select the on-screen ‘Delete’ button and pressing ENTER.
6. To exit the information pages, press QUIT.
The ‘Goto’ function can be used anywhere on the map. If nothing currently exists
at the map pointer position, a new waypoint will be created at the pointer’s location
before the Goto is started. You can also create a waypoint on the Map Page without
selecting it as a ‘Goto’ destination.
From the pop-up menu, use the ROCKER
KEYPAD to select your routing preference.
To create a new waypoint from the Map Page:
1. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD to point to the desired location on the map and press
ENTER briefly. A ‘New Waypoint Page’ will appear, with an auto-assigned name
(3-digit number) for the waypoint.
2. You can show the waypoint on the Map or Goto it. Select the desired option and
press ENTER.
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Once you are finished with panning, you can quickly remove the panning arrow
and re-center the map on your present position by pressing the QUIT key.
Map Page
Map Page Navigation Information
The following navigation information is displayed on the Map Page:
When not navigating (no destination selected)
• Moving direction - Cardinal letters indicate the direction you are traveling.
• Speed - Your rate of travel which can be displayed in miles per hour or
kilometers per hour.
Map Page when not navigating to a destination.
• Time of Day - Current time.
• Approaching Street - The next street ahead, by name.
When navigating (a destination is selected)
• Driving Instructions - Given in text format.
• Distance To Next - The distance remaining to reach the next turn.
• Time to Next - The time remaining to reach the next turn.
• Distance to Final - The distance remaining to reach the final destination.
• ETA at Final - The estimated arrival time at the final destination.
You can configure the Map Page to display other information using the ‘Change
Fields’ option described on page 19.
Map Page when navigating to a destination.
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Map Page Options
Map Page
Map Page Options:
Stop/Resume Navigation
Recalculate
Hide Guidance Text (or Show Guidance Text)
Setup Map
(with tabs for-—Map, Display, Line, Waypoint, City, Road, Point, Area and Topo)
Change Fields
Measure Distance
MapSource Info
Many features of the GPS V are menu driven. Like each of the main pages, the Map
Page has an options menu, allowing you to customize the page to your preferences
and/or select special features which specifically relate to the Map Page.
To display the Map Page Options, press MENU (with the Map Page
displayed).
The following Map Page options are available:
Stop/Resume Navigation—cancels or resumes navigation to the currently selected
Goto destination. If
To cancel navigation to the current Goto destination:
1. With the Map Page Options displayed, use the ROCKER KEYPAD to highlight ‘Stop
Navigation’ and press ENTER.
Recalculate—recalculates the active route for a faster time or shorter distance.
Hide Guidance Text (or Show Guidance Text)—removes the guidance information from the top of the Map Page. This provides more “look ahead” area on the map. If
‘Hide Guidance Text’ is selected, ‘Show Guidance Text’ will appear as an option instead.
The options menu on the Map Page is a
context-sensitive listing of settings which allow
you to customize the Map Page.
To remove (or display) text information at the top of the Map Page:
1. With the Map Page Options displayed, use the ROCKER KEYPAD to highlight ‘Hide
Guidance Text’ (or ‘Show Guidance Text’) and press ENTER.
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Setup Map—allows you to configure the map display to your preferences, including map detail, map orientation, automatic zooming, and color mode. The map setup
options are organized under a series of “file tabs”, making individual selections easier
to locate and change. The following table lists the file tabs and settings available under
each tab:
Map
Detail, Orientation, AutoZoom, Lock On Road
Display
Land Data, Direct Goto Line, Color Mode
Line
Track Log, Active Route, Railroad, Lat/Lon Grid
Wpt
User waypoints, Active Route waypoints
City
Large/Medium/Small Cities, Small Towns, Text
Road
Freeway, Highway, Local Road, Local Road Names
Point
Geo, Marine Navaid, Highway Exits, Points of Interest
Area
River, Park, Metro Area, Other
Topo
Major/Intermediate/Minor Contour Lines, Land Cover
Map Page
A series of “file tabs” at the top of the page
allow you to change the Map Page setup
options.
Common Settings:
Text Size—Specifies the text size that a map item will be displayed in. Selecting
‘None’ will turn off the text display for that item.
Max Zoom—Specifies the maximum map scale at which a map item will be displayed. If ‘Auto’ is selected, the maximum map scale will be determined by the ‘Detail’
setting to prevent map clutter. If ‘Off’ is selected, the item will not be shown.
Map orientation options include ‘North Up’
and ‘Track Up’. Selecting ‘North Up’ will display the map with North at the top. Selecting
‘Track Up’ will automatically rotate the map
to keep your current direction of travel at
the top of the screen. A ‘North’ indicator is
displayed on the map when using ‘Track Up’.
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Map Page
‘Lock On Road’ causes the triangular present
location symbol to “snap to” the nearest road.
This compensates for any minor errors in
your location reading.
The ‘Direct Goto Line’ can represent bearing
to your destination (and remain tied to your
present position) or a course line (which
remains fixed at the location where the Goto
was first initiated).
Settings Descriptions:
Map Detail—Adjusts the amount of map information, such as roads, that is displayed. ‘Most’ shows maximum detail and ‘Least’ shows minimum detail. The high level
of detail may make the map appear cluttered. The Map Detail setting applies to any
Map Setup item set to ‘Auto’. Those features for which you have specified a maximum
scale, or turned ‘Off’, are unaffected by the Map Detail setting.
Orientation—Selecting ‘North Up’ will display the map with North always at the
top. Selecting ‘Track Up’ will automatically rotate the map to keep your current direction of travel at the top of the screen. A ‘North’ indicator is displayed at the upper left
corner of the map when in the ‘Track Up’ mode.
AutoZoom—When ‘On’, this option will automatically adjust the map scale to show
both your current location and the next item you are navigating to.
Lock On Road—When ‘On’, this option will place the triangular vehicle symbol
on the nearest road, rather than at the current GPS-calculated position. Be certain this
option is On while navigating auto-routes and Off when using a direct Goto or point-to
point route.
Direct Goto Line—Selects between a “course” line (from where the Goto was first
initiated) to your destination or a “bearing” line that constantly updates to your present
position.
Color Mode—Select between Land (water areas shaded) or Water (land areas
shaded) modes for best viewing conditions.
Cities—Large cities are those with approximate populations greater than 200,000.
Medium cities are those with approximate populations over 50,000 and small cities
are greater than 5,000. Small towns have approximate populations under 5,000 or an
unknown population size.
Areas—‘Other’ areas includes airports, shopping malls and hospitals.
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Change Fields—allows you to choose the data displayed on user-selectable data
fields adjacent to the map display (to the right of the map when horizontally oriented)
or to remove the data fields and display a full-screen map.
Map Page
To change a data field or change the number of on-screen data fields:
1. With the Map Page Options displayed, use the ROCKER KEYPAD to highlight
‘Change Fields’ and press ENTER.
2. Changes can be made to the Map Page which apply to screen content/layout while
navigating or when not navigating. This allows you to custom tailor the screen to
your preferences for each condition. Determine which screen content/layout you
wish to change. If the current condition is not the one you wish to change, use the
ROCKER KEYPAD to select the ‘Apply Changes While...’ field and press ENTER. A
pop-up list will appear. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD to select the desired condition
and press ENTER.
3. To change the type of data displayed on the Map Page, use the ROCKER KEYPAD
to highlight the data field you wish to change and press ENTER. A pop-up list of
available data types will appear. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD to select the desired
data type and press ENTER. Press QUIT to remove the highlight from the changed
data field and return to normal operation.
4. To change the number of data fields on the Map Page or select a full-screen map,
use the ROCKER KEYPAD to highlight the ‘Layout’ field and press ENTER. A popup list of available screen layouts will appear. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD to select
the desired layout and press ENTER. Press QUIT to remove the highlight from the
‘Layout’ field and return to normal operation.
Available data types for the ‘Change Fields’
option are listed on a pop-up window. These
changes can be set to apply while navigating
or when not navigating (independent settings
for both conditions).
Change Data Fields Options List
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Map Page
Measure Distance—allows you to measure the bearing and distance between any
two points you choose on the Map Page. Also displays the latitude and longitude of the
pointer.
To measure the distance between two points:
Use the ‘Measure Distance’ option to measure
distance and bearing between any two map
locations. A pointer and “rubber-band” will
appear, along with display of bearing and
distance between points at the top of the page.
1. With the Map Page Options displayed, select ‘Measure Distance’ and press ENTER.
An on-screen pointer will appear on the map display at your current location.
2. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD to move the panning pointer to the desired reference
point (i.e., the point you want to measure from) and press ENTER.
3. Move the pointer to the point you want to measure to. The distance and direction
from the reference point is shown on the top of the Map Page.
4. Press the QUIT key (or select ‘Stop Measure Distance’ on the Map Page Options
menu) to exit the measuring function and return to normal operation.
MapSource Info—shows which maps have been downloaded from the MapSource
City Select CD-ROM (or an optional MapSource-family CD-ROM). MapSource map
data supplements the built-in map with additional detail, including residential streets,
better routing capability and points of interest. Each downloaded map is described by
name, and may be deselected if you wish to retain the map in memory but not display
is on the map page. This is particularly useful if the same map area is downloaded from
more than one MapSource-family product. (When a map is selected, the boundary for
the map is shown on the Map Page as a gray shaded outline box.)
To view MapSource info and enable/disable maps:
Use the ‘MapSource Info’ screen to enable or
disable any map data you have downloaded
to your GPS V. Maps are enabled when the
box adjacent to the map name is checked.
1. With the Map Page Options displayed, select ‘MapSource Info’ and press ENTER.
2. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD to scroll through the list of downloaded maps.
3. To select/deselect a map, use the ROCKER KEYPAD to highlight the desired map
and press ENTER. The map is selected and will be displayed on the Map Page when
the box adjacent to the map name is checked.
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Trip Information Page
Current Heading
Current Speed
Trip Information Page
Trip Odometer
and Trip Computer
Readouts
Subject Finder:
Resetting Trip Information............... page 23
Clearing the Track Log .................... page 23
Average Speed
Current Location
Time and Date
The third main page is the Trip Information Page. If you are making a long trip,
you will find the Trip Information Page very useful. It indicates your current speed,
average speed, trip odometer and many other helpful statistics about your trip. The
following suggestions will help you obtain the maximum benefit from the Trip
Information Page:
• Be certain to reset the Trip Information before beginning the trip. Instructions on
resetting will follow.
• If you make frequent stops, leave the GPS V powered on and receiving satellites.
This will allow the unit to accurately measure elapsed time during the trip. However, some vehicles disconnect power to the cigarette lighter when the ignition is
turned off. In order to continue receiving satellites, use batteries and the cigarette
lighter adapter for your trip. When external power is removed, the unit will then
ask, with a screen prompt, if it can use the batteries when vehicle power is not
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will alert you with a screen prompt. Press any
key to continue operating the GPS V.
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Trip Information Page
You can change the information types on
the Trip Information Page, using the ‘Change
Fields’ option.
The following items appear on the Trip Information Page:
Current Heading—Your current direction of travel is indicated on a compass-like
display at the top of the page.
Speed—Your current vehicle speed can be indicated in miles per hour, knots or
kilometers per hour.
Trip Odometer—The running total of distance traveled, based upon the distance
between second-by-second location readings, since the Trip Information was last reset.
Stopped Time—The length of time that the vehicle has been stopped (stationary)
while the GPS V was still powered on and tracking your location (and since the Trip
Information was last reset).
Overall Avg—Your average speed of travel (including time stopped) during the time
the GPS V was on and tracking your location (and since the Trip Information was last
reset).
Moving Time—The length of time that the vehicle has been in motion, since the
Trip Information was last reset.
Total Time—The total length of time that the GPS V has been tracking your location, since the Trip Information was last reset. This is always equal to Moving Time plus
Stopped Time.
Current Location—Your current position is displayed in latitude/longitude coordinates at the bottom left corner of the page.
Current Time and Date—The current time and date appears in the lower right
corner of the screen. Time can be displayed in 12- or 24-hour format and in local time
or universal (UTC) time.
You can change any of these items to display different data by selecting the ‘Change
Fields’ option (see following page).
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Trip Information Page Options
Many features of the GPS V are menu driven. Like each of the main pages, the Trip
Information Page has an options menu, allowing you to customize the page to your
preferences and/or select special features which specifically relate to the Trip Information Page.
To display the Trip Information Page Options, press MENU (with the Trip
Information Page displayed).
The following Trip Information Page options are available:
Reset...—allows you to reset the trip timer, trip odometer, max speed and other
trip information, or clear the track log.
Trip Information Page
Trip Information Page Options:
Reset...
(with selections for-—Trip, Odometer,
Max Speed and Track Log)
Change Fields
Restore Default
Average Position
To reset trip information or clear the track log:
1. With the Trip Information Page Options displayed, use the ROCKER KEYPAD to
highlight ‘Reset...’ and press ENTER.
2a.To reset all trip information and clear the track log, use the ROCKER KEYPAD
to highlight ‘Select All’ and press ENTER. (To unselect all categories, highlight
‘Unselect All’ instead.)
Or...
2b. To reset only some trip information or to only clear the track log, use the ROCKER
KEYPAD to highlight the desired item(s) and press ENTER. A check mark appears
in the box adjacent to any items you have selected.
Trip Information Page Options Menu
3. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD to highlight ‘Apply’ and press ENTER. A confirmation
window appears. Press ENTER again (with ‘OK’ highlighted) to reset/clear the
selected items.
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Trip Information Page
Change Fields—allows you to choose the data displayed on six user-selectable
data fields on the Trip Information Page (across the middle of page).
To change a data field(s):
1. With the Trip Information Page Options displayed, use the ROCKER KEYPAD to
highlight ‘Change Fields’ and press ENTER.
2. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD to highlight the data field you wish to change (look for
the small highlight box on one of the data field titles) and press ENTER.
3. A pop-up list of available data types will appear. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD to
select the desired data type and press ENTER.
Available data types for the ‘Change Fields’
option are listed on a pop-up window.
4. Press QUIT to remove the highlight from the changed data field and return to
normal operation.
Restore Defaults—restores all data fields to the factory settings.
To restore the factory default settings:
1. With the Trip Information Page Options displayed, use the ROCKER KEYPAD to
highlight ‘Restore Defaults’ and press ENTER.
Average Location—allows you to average position samples over time and save
the averaged result as a waypoint. Averaging reduces the effects of position errors and
results in a more accurate position reading. To use the averaging function, the GPS V
must be turned on, locked onto satellites and have a valid position reading.
Use the ‘Restore Defaults’ option to restore
the original factory settings.
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To average position samples and save the result as a waypoint:
1. With the Map Page Options displayed, use the ROCKER KEYPAD to highlight
‘Average Location’ and press ENTER. An Average Location window appears.
Observe the ‘Accuracy’ and ‘Measurement Count’ figures.
Trip Information Page
2. When the ‘Accuracy’ and/or ‘Measurement Count’ figures reach the desired value(s),
highlight ‘Save’ and press ENTER. (To cancel the averaging function, highlight
‘Discard’ and press ENTER.)
3. The New Waypoint window appears with a three-digit name preassigned as the
name for the new waypoint.
4a.To save the waypoint with the preassigned name, use the ROCKER KEYPAD to
highlight ‘OK’ and press ENTER.
Or...
4b. To change the waypoint name, use the ROCKER KEYPAD to highlight the waypoint
name field (top line) and press ENTER. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD and ENTER
to enter a new name for the waypoint. When finished, highlight ‘OK’ and press
ENTER. Then highlight ‘OK’ on the New Waypoint window and press ENTER.
When averaging position samples to save a
more accurate waypoint location, observe the
‘Accuracy’ and ‘Measurement Count’ fields.
Select the on-screen ‘Save’ button once the
desired accuracy has been achieved.
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Using the Find Menu
Using Find
Find Menu:
Points of Interest
(Food&Drink, Lodging, Entertainment,
Shopping, Services, Transportation and
Emergency&Government)
Addresses
Intersections
Waypoints*
Cities
Exits
Recently Found Places
*See pages 14 and 48-49 for more information on creating and using waypoints.
You can search for Waypoints, Cities or interstate highway Exits that are included
in the GPS V basemap using the Find Menu. In addition, if you have downloaded
the City Select map data, you can search for and find Points of Interest, Addresses, or
Intersections. If this data is not present, these options are not selectable. Your current
location is normally used as the reference point when searching for ‘Nearest’—and the
‘Distance’, and ‘Bearing’ readings will also reference your current location. However,
if you are using the panning pointer (see page 13), it is used as the reference point for
‘Nearest’, ‘Distance’ and ‘Bearing’.
Finding Items ‘By Name’ or ‘Nearest’
Waypoints, Cities, and Points of Interest on the Find Menu can be viewed in two
formats, ‘By Name’ (a list of every item available for a category) or ‘Nearest’ (a list of
only those items for a category that are nearby). When selecting Waypoints, Cities or
Points of interest, the option to search ‘By Name’ or for ‘Nearest’ will automatically pop
up once the category is selected.
Finding waypoints, cities or points of interest by name:
1. Press FIND to display the Find Menu.
2. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD to select ‘Points of Interest’, ‘Waypoints’ or ‘Cities’.
When searching for points of interest using
the ‘By Name’ list, multiple items with the
same name appear only once on the list (for
example “McDonalds”). When you select it
and press ENTER, a list of ‘Nearest’ for that
name will appear.
3. A pop-up window allows you to find ‘Nearest’ or ‘By Name’. Use the ROCKER
KEYPAD to select ‘By Name’ and press ENTER.
4. For Points of Interest Only: additional pop-up windows allow you to select the
points of interest category(s). Use the ROCKER KEYPAD and ENTER to select the
desired category(s).
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5. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD and ENTER to spell the name of the desired waypoint,
city or point of interest on the top line of the page (pressing ENTER after each
letter/number is selected).
Using Find
6. As you enter each letter/number, the list below is continuously updated to display
any matches in the data. You may find that only the first few letters/numbers are
needed to display the desired item. You can quickly exit the editing function and
jump to the list below by highlighting ‘OK’ and pressing ENTER. Otherwise, spell
out the entire name, then use the ROCKER KEYPAD to highlight ‘OK’ and press
ENTER.
7. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD to highlight the desired item from the list (if not already
highlighted) and press ENTER. A pop-up window will appear with additional information for the selected waypoint, city or point of interest.
8a.To navigate to the selected waypoint, city or point of interest: use the ROCKER
KEYPAD to highlight the on-screen ‘Goto’ button and press ENTER. Then use the
ROCKER KEYPAD to select your routing preference and press ENTER.
Once you locate the item of your choice, press
ENTER to display the Waypoint Information
Page for that item.
Or...
8b. To view the selected waypoint, city or point of interest on the map: use the
ROCKER KEYPAD to highlight the on-screen ‘Map’ button and press ENTER. Then
use the IN/OUT zoom keys to select the desired map scale.
Or...
8c. To exit the information page: use the ROCKER KEYPAD to highlight the on-screen
‘OK’ button and press ENTER.
Note that, for waypoints, an on-screen ‘Delete’ button also appears, allowing you to
delete the selected waypoint.
An example the detail found on the Waypoint
Information Page. Press ENTER with the
on-screen ‘Goto’ button highlighted to navigate to the location.
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Finding nearby waypoints, cities or points of interest:
Using Find
1. Press FIND to display the Find Menu.
2. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD to select ‘Points of Interest’, ‘Waypoints’ or ‘Cities’.
3. A pop-up window allows you to find ‘Nearest’ or ‘By Name’. Use the ROCKER
KEYPAD to select ‘Nearest’ and press ENTER.
4. For Points of Interest Only: additional pop-up windows allow you to select the
points of interest category(s). Use the ROCKER KEYPAD and ENTER to select the
desired category(s).
Use FIND to search for nearby waypoints,
cities or points of interest. If you press FIND
while panning on the map, the GPS V will
search for waypoints, cities or points of interest
nearest to the panning pointer (see page 14).
5. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD to highlight the desired item from the list and press
ENTER. A pop-up window will appear with additional information for the selected
waypoint, city, or point of interest.
6a.To navigate to the selected waypoint, city or point of interest: use the ROCKER
KEYPAD to highlight the on-screen ‘Goto’ button and press ENTER. Then use the
ROCKER KEYPAD to select your routing preference and press ENTER.
Or...
6b. To view the selected waypoint, city or point of interest on the map: use the
ROCKER KEYPAD to highlight the on-screen ‘Map’ button and press ENTER. Then
use the IN/OUT zoom keys to select the desired map scale.
Or...
6c. To exit the information page: use the ROCKER KEYPAD to highlight the on-screen
‘OK’ button and press ENTER.
Points of Interest “Near Map Pointer’ or ‘By
Name’ options list.
Note that, for waypoints, an on-screen ‘Delete’ button also appears, allowing you to
delete the selected waypoint.
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When viewing waypoints the information window displays the waypoint name,
a map symbol, the location in latitude/longitude and elevation. City information
includes city name, the size by population and the distance/direction from your current
location. Points of interest information includes name, address and phone number.
Using Find
Finding Highway Exits
You can use the Find Menu ‘Exits’ option to locate a nearby exit on an interstate
highway. Exits are listed only by ‘Nearest’. You can also search for exits on interstates
other than the nearest one by using the ‘Select Exit Road’ option from the list of exits.
To find an exit:
1. Press the FIND key to display the Find Menu.
2. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD to select ‘Exits’ and then press ENTER.
3. An exits menu will appear with a choice of exit types. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD to
highlight the type of exits you wish to view, then press ENTER.
4. A list of the nearest exits will be displayed with the closest exit ahead highlighted
on the list. The title of the list indicates the name of the interstate which the exits
are on. Direction and distance to the highlighted exit is shown at the bottom
of the list.
5. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD to scroll down through the list and display exits further
ahead. (To display exits behind you, scroll up through the list instead.)
6. With the desired exit highlighted, press ENTER to display an information page
for that exit. This page contains the exit description, followed by a list of services
near that exit. To see additional information about any service, use the ROCKER
KEYPAD to highlight the service and press ENTER. The service information shows
the name of the service and its direction from the exit.
7. From the nearest exits list or the information pages, you can ‘Goto’ the exit, show
the exit on the ‘Map’ or exit the information page by selecting ‘OK’.
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Example of a list of interstate highway exits
with services on I-35.
Additional information can be displayed for
the highlighted exit by pressing ENTER.
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To find an exit for another nearby interstate:
Using Find
1. Follow steps 1 through 4 on the preceding page, under ‘To find an Exit’.
2. With a list of nearest exits displayed, press MENU.
3. With ‘Select Exit Road’ highlighted, press ENTER.
4. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD and ENTER to select a different interstate highway,
by name.
Note that, when selecting a numbered highway (e.g., I-20 or Hwy 15), do not enter
the “I” or “Hwy” prefix—just the number.
5. Once the desired highway is entered, use the ROCKER KEYPAD to highlight ‘OK’
and press ENTER.
To view exit information for another nearby
interstate highway, use the ‘Select Exit Road’
option. For numbered highways, enter the
number only—not the prefix.
6. A list of interstate highways is presented. If necessary, use the ROCKER KEYPAD to
highlight the desired highway from the list and press ENTER. A new list of nearest
exits is displayed for the selected interstate highway.
Use the ROCKER KEYPAD to select an exit
road number using the on-screen keyboard.
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Finding an Address or an Intersection
You must download MapSource City Select data to your GPS V to search for
addresses or intersections, otherwise these options are not selectable.
Using Find
To locate an address:
1. Press the FIND key to display the Find Menu.
2. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD to select the ‘Addresses’ option and then press ENTER
to display the Find Address Page.
3. With the number field highlighted, use the ROCKER KEYPAD and ENTER to enter
the street number portion of the address. Highlight ‘OK’ and press ENTER when
finished.
The Find Address Page.
4. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD to highlight the street name field, then use the
ROCKER KEYPAD and ENTER to enter the street name portion of the address.
Highlight ‘OK’ and press ENTER when finished.
5. Select the on-screen ‘Find’ button and press ENTER to view the ‘Select Address’
page with a list of possible address matches. A window at the bottom of the list
displays the quality of each address match.
6. Select an address and press ENTER to display the Address Information Page. From
this information page you can view the address on the map or ‘Goto’ the address.
7. If there are multiple matches, use the optional city and/or postal code fields to place
the best matches near the top of the list.
To locate an intersection:
The Find Intersections feature operates like the Find Addresses feature, with the
exception that you enter first and second street names instead of a street number and
street name.
When selecting a street with cardinal direction letter (e.g., W 95th St, E Dakota Dr)
DO NOT enter the cardinal letter, just enter
the number or the street name.
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Recently Found Places
Using Find
You can use the ‘Recently Found Places’ option to locate Points of Interest,
Addresses and Intersections, Cities, and other locations you have recently retrieved.
The Recently Found Places Page uses a series or ‘file tabs’ at the top that identifies each
category of recently found places. Each category lists up to fifteen items (i.e., the last
fifteen businesses found are listed under the POI tab, the last fifteen cities found are
under the cities tab, etc.). The most recently reviewed item is at the top of each list,
with subsequent items listed in reverse-chronological order.
To locate a Recently Found Place:
‘Recently Found Places’ can be used as a
shortcut to retrieve locations you use often.
You can quickly access this page by pressing
and holding the FIND key.
1. Press the FIND key to display the Find Feature Menu.
2. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD to select ‘Recently Found Places’ and press ENTER to
display the Recently Found Places Page and a list of recently found places .
Note that, you can also display the recently found places page by pressing and
holding the FIND key.
3. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD to select the file tab category of your choice at the
top of the page.
Use the ROCKER KEYPAD to display
the desired ‘Recently Found Places’ category:
points of interest, addresses and intersections,
cities, or other. (‘Other’ includes interstate
highway exits and waypoints.)
4. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD to select the desired item on the list and press ENTER
to display an information page. The information page will include the full name,
type, address and phone number (only for points of interest). From the information
page you can show the place on the map, or ‘Goto’ it.
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Using Goto or Routes
The GPS V gives you several options to select a destination:
FIND—Use the FIND key as described on pages 26-32. Once you have selected
the desired location, use the on-screen ‘Goto’ button that appears on the information
page for the desired location to navigate to that location. This is the easiest method for
selecting a destination and is ideal for shorter routes.
Automatic Routes—This is essentially the same as using the FIND key, as described
above, but starts from the Main Menu’s Routes option (see page 51). Once you have
selected the desired location and displayed an information page, use the on-screen
‘Goto’ button to navigation to that location.
Manual Routes—To create a manual route, you enter each point in the route, starting with your departure point, then any interim locations and, finally, your destination.
Manual routing is best suited for longer routes, especially when travelling from city to
city via interstate or U.S. highways.
To Start a New Route:
1. Press the MENU key twice to view the Main Menu.
Goto and Routes
Methods for Selecting your Destination:
FIND Key
Main Menu | Routes
Automatic Routes
Manual Routes
You can use the Main Menu’s ‘Routes’ selection to create a new route. Use the ROCKER
KEYPAD to highlight the on-screen ‘New’
button and press ENTER.
2. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD to highlight ‘Routes’ and press ENTER.
3. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD to select ‘New’ and press ENTER.
4. A pop-up window with ask for the desired route type. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD to
select the desired route type and press ENTER.
Use the following steps for automatic or manual routes, as desired. For more information on automatic routes, refer to the FIND key instructions on pages 26-32.
List of Saved Routes
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For Automatic Routes:
Goto and Routes
You can create automatic or manual routes.
Automatic routes use the routing features in
MapSource City Select data and the GPS V’s
built-in basemap to automatically select the
required turns to reach your final destination.
Manual routes are created by adding each
location along the route manually, beginning
with your departure point.
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5. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD to select the desired destination category (e.g., ‘Points of
Interest’ or ‘Cities’) and press ENTER.
6. For points of interest, waypoints or cities, select between ‘Nearest’ or ‘By Name’ and
press ENTER. When selecting by name, or selecting addresses or intersections, use
the ROCKER KEYPAD and ENTER to enter the destination by name.
7. Select any additional category information, if prompted to do so. When viewing a
nearest list, use the ROCKER KEYPAD to select the desired location and press
ENTER to display an information page.
8. From the information page, use the ROCKER KEYPAD to select ‘Goto’ and press
ENTER. From the Route Preference window, use the ROCKER KEYPAD to select
‘Faster Time’, ‘Shorter Distance’ or ‘Off Road’ and press ENTER.
For Manual Routes:
5. The first blank line of the route is highlighted. Press ENTER, use the ROCKER
KEYPAD to select the desired category (e.g., ‘Points of Interest’ or ‘Cities’) and
press ENTER.
6. For points of interest, waypoints or cities, select between ‘Nearest’ or ‘By Name’ and
press ENTER. When selecting by name, or selecting addresses or intersections, use
the ROCKER KEYPAD and ENTER to enter the destination by name.
7. Select any additional category information, if prompted to do so. When viewing a
nearest list, use the ROCKER KEYPAD to select the desired location and press
ENTER to display an information page.
8. To add the desired location to the manual route, use the ROCKER KEYPAD to
highlight ‘Use’ and press ENTER. (If you wish to view the location on the map
first, select ‘Map’ instead.)
9. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD to select the next blank line of the route and repeat
steps 5-8 to add another location to the route. Continue until you have all locations
in the route. When finished building the route, press QUIT.
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When using FIND or automatic routes, you can save the automatically-created
Goto or route from the Current Route Page. This allows you to retrieve the route again
for later use. When viewing saved routes, note that a hiker symbol is used to denote
manual and off-road routes. A car symbol denotes an automatically-created Goto or
route.
Goto and Routes
To save a Goto or automatic route:
1. While navigating the route, press PAGE until the Current Route Page is displayed
(see page 40).
2. Press MENU to display the Current Route Page Options.
3. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD to highlight ‘Save Route’ and press ENTER.
Once a route is saved, you can select it for navigational guidance.
To select and navigate a saved route:
1. Press the MENU key twice to view the Main Menu.
2. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD to highlight ‘Routes’ and press ENTER. A list of all
routes stored in memory is displayed.
3. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD to select a saved route from the list and press ENTER.
4a.For manual routes, use the ROCKER KEYPAD to select the on-screen ‘Navigate’
button and press ENTER. The unit is now ready to navigate the route.
Or...
4b. For automatic routes, use the ROCKER KEYPAD to select the ‘Yes’ button and
press ENTER.
To stop navigating a route:
1. Follow steps 1 through 3 above (under “To select and navigate a saved route”).
2. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD to select ‘Stop’ and press ENTER. The current route
is deactivated.
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To save the current route for later use, use
the ‘Save Route’ option—available from the
Current Route Page.
To navigate a saved route, select the desired
route from the route list. (The route list is
displayed when ‘Routes’ is selected from the
Main Menu.)
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Goto and Routes
Route List Options:
Follow Roads
Rename
Copy
Delete
Delete All
With the list of saved routes displayed, press MENU to display an options menu.
Functions are available for deleting, copying and renaming saved routes.
Follow Roads—selecting this option will calculate an autoroute for a manual
route, so that the route follows roads instead of a direct line. This feature can also be
performed by selecting the ‘Navigate’ button on a manual Route Review page.
To create an autoroute from a manual route:
1. Highlight a manual route (denoted by a hiker) from the route list page.
2. Press MENU, highlight ‘Follow Roads’ and press ENTER.
3. Select ‘Faster Time’ or ‘Shorter Distance’ and press ENTER.
To rename a route:
1. Press the MENU key twice to view the Main Menu.
With the route list displayed, press MENU to
display the route list options.
2. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD to highlight ‘Routes’ and press ENTER. A list of all
routes stored in memory is displayed.
3. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD to highlight the route you wish to rename.
4. Press MENU to display an options menu.
5. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD to select ‘Rename’ and press ENTER.
6. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD and ENTER to enter the new name for the route. When
finished, use the ROCKER KEYPAD to select ‘OK’ and press ENTER.
To delete a route or delete all routes:
1. Press the MENU key twice to view the Main Menu.
To delete a route, highlight the route on the
route list, then select ‘Delete’ from the route
list options. Select ‘Delete All’ to delete all
saved routes.
2. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD to highlight ‘Routes’ and press ENTER. A list of all
routes stored in memory is displayed.
3. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD to highlight the route you wish to delete. (This step can
be omitted when deleting all routes.)
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4. Press MENU to display an options menu.
5. To delete all routes, use the ROCKER KEYPAD to select ‘Delete All’ and press
ENTER.
6. To delete the highlighted route (step 3), use the ROCKER KEYPAD to select
‘Delete’ and press ENTER.
From the list of saved routes, highlight any saved manual route (denoted by hiker
symbol) on the list and press ENTER to display an information page for the selected
route. From the Route Information Page, pressing MENU displays options for editing,
reversing, copying and deleting saved routes, and for reconfiguring on-screen data.
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Goto and Routes
Route Information Page Options:
Remove All
Reverse Route
Copy Route
Delete Route
Change Fields
Restore Defaults
To remove all waypoints from a saved route or delete the route:
1. Press the MENU key twice to view the Main Menu.
2. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD to highlight ‘Routes’ and press ENTER. A list of all
routes stored in memory is displayed.
3. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD to highlight the route you wish to edit or delete.
4. Press ENTER to display the Route Information Page for the selected route.
5. Press MENU to display an options menu.
6. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD to select ‘Remove All’ or ‘Delete Route’ and press
ENTER.
To display the Route Information Page
options, press MENU from the Route Information Page.
7. A confirmation window will appear. With ‘Yes’ highlighted press ENTER to confirm.
To reverse or copy a saved route:
1. Press the MENU key twice to view the Main Menu.
2. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD to highlight ‘Routes’ and press ENTER. A list of all
routes stored in memory is displayed.
3. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD to highlight the route you wish to reverse or copy.
4. Press ENTER to display the Route Information Page for the selected route. (cont.)
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Select ‘Reverse Route’ to reverse the sequence
of turns in the route.
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Goto and Routes
5. Press MENU to display an options menu.
6. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD to select ‘Reverse Route’ or ‘Copy Route’ and press
ENTER. When copying a route, a new route is added to the route list with the same
name as the original, but with a one-digit number added to the end.
The Route Information Page includes two user-selectabe data fields. The factory
settings for these two data fields are leg distance (distance between each sequential pair
of route waypoints) and sunset time (for current location). You can change each data
field to display different information suitable to your preferences.
To change a data field(s):
1. Press the MENU key twice to view the Main Menu.
Available data types for the ‘Change Fields’
option are listed on a pop-up window.
2. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD to highlight ‘Routes’ and press ENTER. A list of all
routes stored in memory is displayed.
3. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD to highlight any route in the list.
4. Press ENTER to display the Route Information Page for the selected route.
5. Press MENU to display an options menu.
6. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD to highlight ‘Change Fields’ and press ENTER.
7. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD to highlight the data field you wish to change (look for
the small highlight box on one of the data field titles) and press ENTER.
8. A pop-up list of available data types will appear. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD to
select the desired data type and press ENTER.
Use the ‘Restore Defaults’ option to restore
the original factory settings.
9. Press QUIT to remove the highlight from the changed data field and return to
normal operation.
To restore the data fields to the factory default settings:
1. Follow steps 1 through 5 above.
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2. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD to highlight ‘Restore Defaults’ and press ENTER.
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Any saved manual routes can also be edited from the Route Information Page. You
can insert, remove, move or change waypoints in the route.
To edit a route:
1. Press the MENU key twice to view the Main Menu.
2. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD to highlight ‘Routes’ and press ENTER. A list of all
routes stored in memory is displayed.
Goto and Routes
Route Editing Options:
Review
Change
Insert
Move
Remove
3. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD to highlight the route you wish to edit and press ENTER
to display the Route Information Page.
4. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD to highlight the waypoint you wish to edit and press
ENTER to display the route editing pop-up menu.
Note that, when inserting a waypoint into the route, highlight the waypoint in the
route that will immediately follow the new waypoint.
5. To review the information for a route waypoint, use the ROCKER KEYPAD to select
‘Review’ and press ENTER to display the waypoint information page.
6. To insert a waypoint in the route, use the ROCKER KEYPAD to select ‘Insert’ and
press ENTER. Select the desired location/waypoint using the steps described on
pages 26-32, then select ‘Use’ and press ENTER.
To edit a manual route, start from the Route
Information Page and highlight the route
waypoint you wish to edit...
7. To remove a waypoint from the route, use the ROCKER KEYPAD to select ‘Remove’
and press ENTER.
8. To change a waypoint in the route, use the ROCKER KEYPAD to select ‘Change’
and press ENTER. Select the desired location/waypoint using the steps described on
pages 26-32, then select ‘Use’ and press ENTER.
9. To move a waypoint in the route, use the ROCKER KEYPAD to select ‘Move’ and
press ENTER. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD to move the waypoint to the desired
place in the route and press ENTER.
...then press ENTER to view the route editing
pop-up menu. When inserting waypoints into
the route, start from the waypoint that will
immediately follow the new inserted waypoint.
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Current Route Page
Turn Instructions
Current Route Page
Subject Finder:
Stop Navigation............................... page 41
Recalculate Route ............................ page 42
Use Detour...................................... page 42
Turn Direction
Arrow
Distance and
Time To Go
(or Arrival Time)
Scroll Bar
Direction Pointer
The Current Route Page only appears in the
main page sequence when a destination is
selected using an automatic route.
The Next Turn Page can be displayed at any
time from the Current Route Page by pressing
ENTER.
When a destination is selected (when using the FIND key or an automatic route)
the Current Route Page is displayed as one of four main pages—between the Map
Page and the Trip Information Page. At the bottom of the Current Route Page appears
a pointer, which indicates the direction of travel from your current location to the
final destination, along with distance and time to the final destination. The pointer is
replaced by a checkered flag when you reach your destination. The top three lines of
the Current Route Page display the next three turns (turn direction arrow, turn description, distance and time for each).
The Next Turn Page (described on page 44) is accessible from the Current Route
Page by pressing the ENTER key. When the Current Route Page displays multiple
turns, you can view the Next Turn Page for any turn by first selecting it on the list with
the ROCKER KEYPAD.
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To view the Next Turn Page from the Current Route Page:
1. With the Current Route Page displayed, press ENTER to display the Next Turn Page
for the next turn.
2. Press ENTER or QUIT to exit the Next Turn Page.
To view the Next Turn Page for any turn on the Current Route Page:
1. With the Current Route Page displayed, use the ROCKER KEYPAD to highlight the
desired turn and press ENTER.
Current Route Page
Current Route Page Options:
Stop/Resume Navigation
Recalculate
Use Detour
Save Route
Show Arrival Times/Times to Go
Add Via Point
2. Press ENTER or QUIT to exit the Next Turn Page.
Current Route Page Options
Many features of the GPS V are menu driven. Like each of the main pages, the
Current Route Page has an options menu, allowing you to customize the page to your
preferences and/or select special features which specifically relate to the Current Route
Page.
To display the Current Route Page Options, press MENU (with the Current Route Page displayed).
To display the Current Route Page options,
press MENU from the Current Route Page.
The following Current Route Page options are available:
Stop Navigation (or Resume Navigation)—Stops the Goto or route being
navigated or, resumes a currently stopped Goto or route.
To stop (or resume) navigation of the currently selected route:
1. With the Current Route Page Options displayed, use the ROCKER KEYPAD to
highlight ‘Stop Navigation’ (or ‘Resume Navigation’) and press ENTER.
Select ‘Stop Navigation’ if you no longer
wish to navigate to the current destination. If
you are making an extended stop, you can
use ‘Resume Navigation’ when you are again
ready to navigate to the destination.
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Current Route Page
Recalculate—Recalculates the Goto or route starting from your current location.
This allows you to update the route if you’ve traveled off the current route or reselected
between faster time or shorter distance calculations.
To recalculate the currently selected route:
1. With the Current Route Page Options displayed, use the ROCKER KEYPAD to
highlight ‘Recalculate’ and press ENTER.
Use Detour—Recalculates the Goto or route, bypassing the road you are currently
on for a specified distance. Use this option if the road ahead is closed or congested
and you need an alternate route.
When road construction or traffic delays
become a problem, select ‘Use Detour’ and
the GPS V will calculate an alternate route
around the problem area.
To detour the road ahead on the currently selected route:
1. With the Current Route Page Options displayed, use the ROCKER KEYPAD to
highlight ‘Use Detour’ and press ENTER.
2. A pop-up window appears with selections for detour distance. Use the ROCKER
KEYPAD to select the distance of road ahead you wish to bypass and press ENTER.
3. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD to select a route preference (e.g., ‘Faster Time’ or
‘Shorter Distance’) and press ENTER.
Save Route—Saves the current Goto or route in memory for future use.
1. With the Current Route Page Options displayed, use the ROCKER KEYPAD to
highlight ‘Save Route’ and press ENTER.
2. A pop-up window appears to confirm the route is saved. Press ENTER to acknowledge the confirmation window.
Select ‘Save Route’ if you wish to keep the
route for future use.
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Show Arrival Times (or Show Times to Go)—Switches the Current Route Page
between display of arrival times at each turn and the final destination, or showing time
to go (in hours/minutes or minutes/seconds, as appropriate).
Current Route Page
To change the time displayed on the Current Route Page:
1. With the Current Route Page displayed, press MENU.
2. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD to select ‘Show Arrival Times’ (or ‘Show Times to Go’)
and press ENTER.
Add/Remove Via Points—adds or removes an intermediate location (between
the starting point and final destination) in an active route. If the active route does not
include a via point, the “Add Via Point” option will be available. If the active route
already has a via point, the “Remove Via Point” option will be available. After a via
point is added or removed, the unit will automatically recalculate the route.
‘Show Arrival Times’ displays the arrival
time at each turn.
To add a via point:
1. On the Current Route page, press MENU, highlight ‘Add Via Point” and press
ENTER.
2. To select a point from the map, select ‘Use Map’ and press ENTER. Point to the
desired location on the map and press ENTER.
3. To use the Find Menu, select ‘Find’ and press ENTER. Use the Find Menu to select
the desired location and press ENTER.
To remove a via point:
1. On the Current Route page, press MENU, highlight ‘Remove Via Point” and press
ENTER.
A via point may be added to the active route
by using the Map or the Find Menu.
2. A window appears to confirm the deletion. With ‘Yes’ highlighted, press ENTER to
delete the via point.
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Next Turn Page
Next Turn Page
Subject Finder:
Current Route Page ......................... page 40
Off Road Routing Preference.......pages 7, 34
The Next Turn Page is only available while navigating a Goto or route. However, when selecting
a destination, the ‘Off Road’ route preference
will display the Direction Finder Page—not the
Current Route or Next Turn Pages.
Use the IN and OUT zoom keys to change
the map scale on the Next Turn Page. Press
QUIT or ENTER to exit the Next Turn Page.
Map Display
Turn Direction
Arrow
Turn Instructions
Current Location
Map Scale
Distance to Turn
The Next Turn Page displays a detailed map of the turn, along with turn instructions and distance to the turn. When a route is being navigated, the Next Turn Page
automatically pops up for ten seconds prior to reaching the turn. The page is viewed in
top-view, oriented to the inbound direction for the turn. A North direction arrow will
appear in the top-left corner of the page if the map display is not oriented ‘North up’.
The map scale appears in the bottom-left corner of the page, and is adjustable using the
IN/OUT zoom keys.
You can clear the page at any time by pressing either the QUIT or ENTER key. The
Next Turn Page can be turned off completely or set to automatically appear when navigating a Goto or route (default setting). See the Main Menu’s Setup option on page 54 for
instructions on configuring the Next Turn Page. Note that, if you are not navigating to a
destination, using a Goto or an automatic route, the Next Turn Page is not available.
The Next Turn page may also be displayed by highlighting a turn on the Active
Route page and pressing ENTER. While on the Next Turn Page, you may also view
details of the previous and following turns in the active route by pressing UP or DOWN
on the ROCKER KEYPAD.
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Direction Finder Page
Pointer (Bearing
to Destination)
Distance To and
Name of Next
Waypoint
Graphic Compass
Current Speed
Direction Finder Page
Subject Finder:
Big Numbers Display....................... page 47
Bearing Pointer vs. Course Pointer....page 47
Time to Final
Destination
Whenever a destination has been selected using the ‘Off Road’ routing preference or
when navigating a manual route, the Direction Finder Page appears in the main page
sequence—in place of the Current Route Page. The Direction Finder Page will guide
you to your destination with a graphic compass-like display and a bearing pointer.
Digital readouts adjacent to the graphic compass display your current speed, distance
to next waypoint, arrival time at next waypoint, and current elevation. Each for these
four digital readouts (data fields) is user-selectable and may be configured to display
other data.
Use the ‘Big Numbers’ option to display a
smaller graphic compass and larger data
readouts.
When moving, the rotating graphic compass shows your the direction you are
heading. The bearing pointer indicates the direction (bearing) to the next waypoint,
relative to your current heading direction. The graphic compass and bearing pointer
work independently to show, at a glance, the direction of your movement and the
direction to your destination. For instance, if the arrow points up, you are going
directly to the waypoint. If the arrow points any direction other than up, move in the
direction of the arrow until it points up—then continue in that direction.
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Direction Finder Page Options
Direction Finder Page
Direction Finder Page Options:
Stop Navigation (or Resume Navigation)
Change Fields
Big Numbers (or Small Numbers)
Course Pointer (or Bearing Pointer)
Restore Defaults
Many features of the GPS V are menu driven. Like each of the main pages, the Direction Finder Page has an options menu, allowing you to customize the page to your preferences and/or select special features which specifically relate to the Direction Finder Page.
To display the Direction Finder Page Options, press MENU (with the
Direction Finder Page displayed).
The following Direction Finder Page options are available:
Stop Navigation (or Resume Navigation)—Stops the Goto or route being navigated or, resumes a currently stopped Goto or route.
To stop (or resume) navigation of the currently selected route:
1. With the Direction Finder Page Options displayed, use the ROCKER KEYPAD to
highlight ‘Stop Navigation’ (or ‘Resume Navigation’) and press ENTER.
Available data types for the ‘Change Fields’
option are listed on a pop-up window.
Use the ‘Restore Defaults’ option to restore
the original factory settings.
Change Fields—allows you to choose the data displayed on four user-selectable
data fields on the Direction Finder Page.
To change a data field(s):
1. With the Direction Finder Page Options displayed, use the ROCKER KEYPAD to
highlight ‘Change Fields’ and press ENTER.
2. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD to highlight the data field you wish to change (look for
the small highlight box on one of the data field titles) and press ENTER.
3. A pop-up list of available data types will appear. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD to
select the desired data type and press ENTER.
4. Press QUIT to remove the highlight from the changed data field and return to
normal operation.
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Big Numbers (or Small Numbers)—allows you to select a different Direction
Finder Page layout, with a smaller graphic compass and two user-selectable, large-character data fields. If ‘Big Numbers’ is selected, ‘Small Numbers’ will appear as an option
instead.
Direction Finder Page
To change the Direction Finder Page layout:
1. With the Direction Finder Page Options displayed, use the ROCKER KEYPAD to
highlight ‘Big Numbers’ (or ‘Small Numbers’) and press ENTER.
Bearing Pointer (or Course Pointer)—allows you to define the function of the
pointer on the graphic compass. The Bearing Pointer (default setting) will point to
your destination, relative to your current position and direction of travel. If you turn to
the direction the bearing pointer indicates, you will head directly to your destination.
The Course Pointer uses your starting location to define a course to your destination.
If you move off course, an off-course needle moves left or right showing direction and
magnitude of course error. To return the course, turn in the direction of the needle and
continue in that direction until the needle centers. To head directly to your destination,
keep the needle centered and the course pointer pointing straight up. The To/From
flag indicates when you have passed the destination waypoint.
Use the ‘Big Numbers’ option to display a
smaller graphic compass and larger data
readouts.
To change the function of the pointer on the graphic compass:
1. With the Direction Finder Page Options displayed, use the ROCKER KEYPAD to
highlight ‘Course Pointer’ (or ‘Bearing Pointer’) and press ENTER.
Restore Defaults—restores all data fields to the factory settings.
To restore the factory default settings:
1. With the Direction Finder Page Options displayed, use the ROCKER KEYPAD to
highlight ‘Restore Defaults’ and press ENTER.
The course pointer includes an off-course
needle to indicate, when you stray off course,
how far left or right of your course line you
currently are. The To/From Flag indicates
when you have passed the destination
waypoint.
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Marking Your Location as a Waypoint
Waypoints
The GPS V allows you to capture your current location and save it as a “waypoint”.
Use this feature to mark locations you may wish to return to in the future (e.g., parked
car location, trailhead or fishing spot). The GPS V can hold up to 500 Waypoints.
To mark your location as a Waypoint:
To mark your current location as a waypoint,
press and hold the ENTER key. The Mark
Waypoint Page will appear with your current
position and a pre-assigned waypoint name.
1. Press and hold ENTER. The ‘Mark Waypoint’ page appears, with a default three
digit name for the new waypoint at the top portion of the page. The GPS V captures
the location from the instant at which you pressed ENTER, so you do not need
to be concerned about moving, losing satellite reception or any delay while you
change the name or waypoint symbol.
2. You may wish to rename the waypoint or change the symbol, as described below.
Once you’ve made these changes, select the ‘OK’ button to permanently save the
new waypoint in memory.
To rename the Waypoint:
1. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD to select the name field (top line) and press ENTER.
2. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD and ENTER to enter the new waypoint name, then
select ‘OK’ and press ENTER to save the new name.
Each waypoint may also be assigned a custom waypoint symbol for easy recognition on the Map Page.
To change the waypoint name, use the
ROCKER KEYPAD and ENTER to enter a
new name. You can also change the waypoint
symbol.
To change the Waypoint symbol:
1. Highlight the Personal Waypoint symbol (immediately to the left of the waypoint
name) and press ENTER. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD to select the desired symbol.
2. Press ENTER when you find the most appropriate symbol. The new waypoint is now
stored in memory.
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At the bottom of the Mark Waypoint Page there are three on-screen buttons:
Delete—deletes the waypoint.
Goto—Tells the unit that you want to navigate to that waypoint.
Map—Shows the waypoint on the Map Page.
When marking your current location, the GPS V also allows you to average position
samples over time to produce a more accurate position.
Waypoints
To average position samples and save the result as a waypoint:
1. With the Mark Waypoint Page displayed, press MENU.
2. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD to highlight ‘Average Location’ and press ENTER.
Observe the ‘Accuracy’ and ‘Measurement Count’ figures.
3. When the ‘Accuracy’ and/or ‘Measurement Count’ figures reach the desired value(s),
highlight ‘Save’ and press ENTER. (To cancel the averaging function, highlight
‘Discard’ and press ENTER.)
4. Follow the steps on the previous page, if desired, to rename the waypoint or change
the waypoint symbol.
Use the ‘Average Location’ option to create a
more accurate waypoint location.
Waypoints can be created by referencing another location. By entering a bearing
and distance from the reference location (present position or a stored waypoint), the
GPS V “projects” the location and saves the new location as a “projected waypoint”.
To create a projected waypoint by referencing another waypoint:
1. With the Mark Waypoint Page or Waypoint Information Page (see page 27) displayed, press MENU.
2. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD to highlight ‘Project Waypoint’ and press ENTER.
3. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD and ENTER to enter the Bearing and Distance from the
‘From’ waypoint to the new location. Select ‘OK’ each time when finished.
4. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD to highlight ‘Create Waypoint’ and press ENTER.
A ‘Waypoint Note’ feature lets you add
descriptive information to the waypoint. The
GPS V will store up to 50 characters per note
for each waypoint.
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Main Menu
Main Menu
Main Menu Selections:
Mark (see pages 48-49)
Find (see pages 26-32)
Routes (see pages 33-39)
Tracks
Setup
Accessories
The Main Menu provides you with a directory of GPS V’s features and unit settings.
From the Main Menu you can mark new waypoints, find points of interest or cities,
creates routes, save track logs, change unit settings, display a calendar, play games, and
much more.
Several of the Main Menu features are covered elsewhere in this manual. For additional information, see below or the page references shown at left.
Time, date, battery level and backlight status are all indicated at the bottom of the
Main Menu. The battery level is indicated on a battery icon that appears in the bottom
right corner of the screen. The shaded portion of the battery indicates charge level. A
fresh set of batteries should display a completely shaded (fully charged) battery.
The lamp icon in the lower left corner of the page indicates backlighting level.
When the backlight is off the lamp is shaded grey. When backlighting is on, the lamp
icon turns white.
To select a Main Menu feature:
1. Press MENU twice to display the Main Menu.
To display the Main Menu, press MENU
twice. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD and
ENTER to select a Main Menu item.
2. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD to highlight the desired feature and press ENTER.
Main Menu: Mark
The Mark Waypoint functions of the GPS V are described on pages 48-49 of this
manual.
Main Menu: Find
The Find functions of the GPS V are described on pages 26-32 of this manual.
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Main Menu: Routes
The Route functions of the GPS V are described on pages 33-39 of this manual.
Main Menu: Tracks
Main Menu: Tracks
The GPS V draws an electronic breadcrumb trail on the Map Page as you travel
along. This breadcrumb trail is referred to as a “track log”. A track log contains information about points along its path, including time and position. The GPS V can use
this information to allow you to retrace your path, in either direction. The ‘TracBack’
feature allows you to retrace your path without having to manually mark waypoints
along the way.
Track logs can be saved in memory for later use. The GPS V has memory for ten
saved track logs.
A track log is an electronic “bread crumb”
trail showing where you have been. A track
log can be displayed on the Map Page.
With the track log feature turned on, track logs are automatically recorded as soon
as the GPS V is turned on and has determined its position. To be certain that the ‘TracBack’ feature will return you to the desired point, you should clear the track log before
your begin traveling. The percentage of memory used in the current log is displayed
on the Saved Tracks Page, along with ‘On’, ‘Off’, ‘Clear’ and ‘Save’ on-screen buttons.
When available memory is filled, track log data will continue to be saved, but will
overwrite the oldest track data already saved. To avoid losing track data, monitor the
available memory periodically and save the track log before it reaches 100%.
You can set the track log recording interval to ‘Distance’, ‘Time’ or ‘Auto’. With
‘Distance’ or ‘Time’ selected, you can specify the distance or time value between track
log recording points.
Use the Saved Tracks Page to monitor available track memory, clear the track log, save
tracks or view a list of saved tracks.
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To set up the track log recording function:
Main Menu: Tracks
1. Follow the steps on page 50 to select ‘Tracks’ and display the Saved Tracks Page.
2. Press the MENU key to display an options window.
3. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD to highlight ‘Setup Track Log’ and press ENTER.
4. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD to highlight ‘Wrap When Full’ and press ENTER to
check/uncheck this feature. When unchecked, the track log is recorded until available memory is full, then stops.
From the Saved Tracks Page, press MENU to
select ‘Setup Track Log’ and modify the track
log recording settings.
5. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD to highlight ‘Record Interval’ and press ENTER. Then
use the ROCKER KEYPAD to select the desired interval option (‘Distance’, ‘Time’ or
‘Auto’) and press ENTER.
6. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD to highlight ‘Value’ (or ‘Resolution’) and press ENTER.
Then use the ROCKER KEYPAD and ENTER to enter the desired value/setting.
7. When finished, use the ROCKER KEYPAD to highlight ‘OK’ and press ENTER.
To delete all saved track logs:
1. Follow the steps on page 50 to select ‘Tracks’ and display the Saved Tracks Page.
2. Press the MENU key to display an options window.
3. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD to highlight ‘Delete All Saved’ and press ENTER.
4. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD to highlight ‘Yes’ and press ENTER.
Track logs can be recorded by time, distance
or ‘Auto’ intervals. ‘Auto’ uses a resolution
function where additional track points are
not saved until you deviate left/right from a
projected course.
To clear the track log currently being recorded:
1. Follow the steps on page 50 to select ‘Tracks’ and display the Saved Tracks Page.
2. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD to highlight ‘Clear’ and press ENTER.
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To save the track log currently being recorded:
1. Follow the steps on page 50 to select ‘Tracks’ and display the Saved Tracks Page.
Main Menu: Tracks
2. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD to highlight ‘Save’ and press ENTER.
To display additional information for a saved track:
1. Follow the steps on page 50 to select ‘Tracks’ and display the Saved Tracks Page.
2. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD to highlight a track log in the ‘Saved Tracks’ list and
press ENTER. Information for the save track log is displayed, including distance,
number of points and area calculation. On-screen buttons are also provided to
delete the track log, show it on the map or enable the TracBack feature.
To use the TrackBack feature:
1. Follow steps 1 and 2 above, under “To display additional information for a saved
track”.
To save a track log, select the on-screen ‘Save’
button from the Saved Tracks Page.
2. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD to highlight ‘TracBack’ and press ENTER. A pop-up
menu will present two options: ‘To Beginning’ (retracing your steps back to the first
track log point) or ‘To End’ (retracing the track log in the same sequence it was
saved). Use the ROCKER KEYPAD to select the desired option and press ENTER.
To retrace your steps, select the TracBack
function from the track log information
screen.
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Main Menu: Setup
Main Menu: Setup
Setup Pages (file tabs):
System
Time
Guidance
Routing
Units
Timers
Location
Alarms
Interface
The Setup Pages are selected via a series of
“file tabs” across the top of the screen. Each
setup page is labeled and identified according
to its file tab.
The Setup Pages allow you to customize your GPS V to your personal preferences.
Each selectable Setup Page is denoted by a “file tab” at the top that identifies the function of that page.
To select a Setup Page:
1. Follow the steps on page 50 to select ‘Setup’.
2. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD to highlight the desired tab across the top of the screen.
System
Mode, Battery, Backlight, Display, Beeper, WAAS
Time
Format, Daylight Savings, Zone, UTC Offset
Guidance
Off-Route Recalculation, Next Turn Pop-up, Shutdown
Routing
Preference, Calculation Method, Calculate For, Avoid
Units
Distance/Speed, Heading, Heading Display, Elevation
Timers
User Timer, Battery Timer
Location
Format, Map Datum
Alarms
Anchor Drag, Proximity Waypoints, Proximity Alarm
Interface
Format, Baud Rate, DGPS Beacon Information
Main Menu: Setup: System
The System Setup Page allows you to select from three different modes of operation: ‘Normal’, ‘Battery Saver’ or ‘Demo Mode’. Battery Saver and Demo Mode will
prolong battery life. Battery Saver reduces the rate of satellite signal sampling and is
best for constant speed, straight-line travel. Demo Mode shuts off the satellite receiver
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portion of the GPS V and is best suited for indoor use (e.g., learning to use the GPS V
or creating manual routes). The GPS V cannot be used for navigation guidance when
operating in Demo Mode.
The Battery setting is used to designate the type of batteries currently being use to
power your GPS V: Alkaline or Lithium. This setting ensures accurate readings from
the battery level indicator.
The Backlight setting determines how long the backlighting will remain on after
the last keypress. Automatic shutoff times from 15 seconds to 2 minutes are available.
Select ‘Always On’ for continuous backlight operation.
You can view the GPS V’s Display in horizontal (‘Landscape’) or vertical (‘Portrait’)
orientation. The display can also be changed by pressing and holding the PAGE key.
Beeper tones can be turned off, sound only for on-screen messages, or sound for
messages and when keys are pressed.
Wide Area Augmentation System (WAAS) capability improves position accuracy in
your GPS. When enabled, this feature searches for a WAAS satellite near your location
and then receives differential data for correcting the GPS satellite signals. When WAAS
is enabled, you will see WAAS satellite numbers, beginning at 33 or above, displayed
on the Satellite Status Page. When correction data is received, a “D” will appear in the
Satellite Status Page signal bars for all applicable satellites. To learn more about WAAS,
access the Federal Aviation Administration web site (www.gps.faa.gov) for a comprehensive description and links to detailed information. NOTE: Processor-intensive functions, such a automatic route calculations, will run considerably slower when WAAS is
enabled. If you experience significant operational delays, disable the WAAS feature.
To change a System Setup Page feature:
1. Follow the steps on page 54 to select the System Setup Page.
2. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD to highlight the feature you wish to change and press
ENTER. A pop-up window will appear with selections for that feature.
3. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD to highlight the desired setting and press ENTER.
Main Menu: Setup
Change the backlight timeout from the
System Setup Page’s ‘Backlight’ field. Select
‘Always On’ for continuous backlighting.
NOTE: When using external power the backlighting will remain on continuously regardless of the ‘Backlight’ setting.
Use the ‘Display’ setting to change screen
orientation between Landscape and Portrait.
Or, press and hold the PAGE key.
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To restore System Setup Page features to the original factory settings:
Main Menu: Setup
1. Follow the steps on page 54 to select the System Setup Page.
2. Press MENU to display an options menu.
3. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD to highlight ‘Restore Defaults’ and press ENTER.
When downloading City Select data to your GPS V, you may be asked to supply
a “unit ID”. This information is provided under a ‘Software Version’ selection. As
improvements are made to GPS V operating software, you may also wish to refer to
the Software Version Page to see if a newer version of software is available (software
updates are provided online at http://www.garmin.com/support/).
When using unlock codes with your
MapSource City Select CD, you may need the
GPS V’s unit ID.
To view the software version and unit ID:
1. Follow the steps on page 54 to select the System Setup Page.
2. Press MENU to display an options menu.
3. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD to highlight ‘Software Version’ and press ENTER.
Main Menu: Setup: Time
Use the Time Setup Page to select between
12- and 24-hour format, or to change time
zones. A ‘Set Date’ option can be used to
change the current year setting.
The Time Setup Page allows you to select a 12- or 24-hour time format, select your
local time zone and enable daylight savings time. The ‘UTC Offset’ readout indicates
the time difference between your local time zone and Coordinated Universal Time
(UTC; also referred to as Greenwich Mean Time). Your local time and date is displayed
at the bottom of the page.
To change a Time Setup Page feature:
1. Follow the steps on page 54 to select the Time Setup Page.
2. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD to highlight the feature you wish to change and press
ENTER. A pop-up window will appear with selections for that feature.
3. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD to highlight the desired setting and press ENTER.
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Main Menu: Setup: Guidance
The Guidance Setup Page controls how the GPS V responds when you depart from
a route, how the Next Turn Page is displayed, and whether or not the GPS V shuts off
automatically upon arrival at your destination. The Off-Route Recalcuation setting
determines whether the GPS V prompts you when you depart from the route, automatically recalculates the route without prompting, or ignores the departure from the route
and continues with current route navigation.
You may enable or disable automatic display of the Next Turn Page with the Next
Turn Pop-up setting. With this setting ‘On’, the Next Turn Page is automatically
displayed just prior to reaching each route turn. With the Next Turn Pop-up setting
‘Off’, you can still display the Next Turn Page from the Current Route Page using the
ENTER key. Selecting “Yes” for the Shutdown On Arrival setting automatically turns
off the GPS V after the “Arriving at Destination” message displays and your vehicle
speed drops to zero.
Main Menu: Setup
The ‘Shutdown On Arrival’ setting turns off
the GPS V automatically when set to “Yes.”
To change a Guidance Setup Page feature:
1. Follow the steps on page 54 to select the Guidance Setup Page.
2. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD to highlight the feature you wish to change and press
ENTER. A pop-up window will appear with selections for that feature.
3. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD to highlight the desired setting and press ENTER.
Main Menu: Setup: Routing
The Routing Setup Page determines what criteria are used for finding the route to
your destination. The following options are available:
Faster Time—This setting uses time as the primary criteria for route calculation.
The calculated route will take less time to drive, but may be a longer distance than
when using the ‘Shorter Distance’ setting.
You can pre-program your routing preference
(faster time, shorter distance or off road) or
select the preference each time you select a
destination.
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Shorter Distance—This setting uses distance as the primary criteria for route calculation. The calculated route will be shorter distance, but may take more time.
Off Road—This setting creates a direct-line route from your current location to
your destination. This may be useful outside the detailed map coverage areas.
The GPS V can prompt you for a routing preference each time you create a route,
or you can set the preference on the Routing Setup Page and set ‘Ask Me Preference’ to
‘No’.
The ‘Calculation Method’ determines how
thoroughly the GPS V searches through the
map data for the perfect route. The better
the routing search the longer it will take to
calculate.
You can also control how thoroughly the GPS V searches for the perfect route.
There is a trade-off between the length of time is takes to find a route and the quality
of that route (i.e., how close will the GPS V’s route be to the ideal route). The following
options are available:
Quickest Calculation—This provides the fastest results, minimizing the time you
have to wait.
Best Route—This provides the best route, but will take longer to calculate.
Better Route or Quick Calculation—These are compromise settings with emphasis
on either route quality or time, respectively.
Use the ‘Avoid’ settings (enabled when
checked) to omit any of the listed features
from your route calculations.
The ‘Calculate Routes for’ setting allows the GPS V to take full advantage of the City
Select Maps. Some roads have vehicle-based restrictions associated with them (e.g., no
commercial truck traffic, no pedestrians or no bicycles). By specifying the vehicle type,
you can avoid being routed somewhere you cannot legally go. Likewise, some settings
(e.g., ‘Emergency’) will give you access to roads or turns that wouldn’t be available to
normal traffic.
To change a Routing Setup Page feature:
1. Follow the steps on page 54 to select the Routing Setup Page.
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2. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD to highlight the feature you wish to change and press
ENTER. A pop-up window will appear with selections for that feature.
Main Menu: Setup
3. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD to highlight the desired setting and press ENTER.
The ‘Avoid’ selections at the bottom of the Routing Setup Page let you avoid certain
items that may be undesirable in your route. However, the GPS V may still use these
items if the alternatives will take you too far out of your way.
To select route items you wish to avoid:
1. Follow the steps on page 54 to select the Routing Setup Page.
2. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD to highlight the item you wish to avoid and press ENTER.
The item will generally be avoided with the box adjacent to the item is checked.
Main Menu: Setup: Units
Change distance, speed and elevation units of
measure from the Units Setup Page.
The Units Setup Page allows you to select the desired units of measure for distance,
speed, vertical speed, heading and elevation. This page also allows you to select the
desired heading reference: True North, Magnetic North or Grid North. If a ‘User
Mag’netic North setting is chosen, you will need to manually enter the difference
between True North and Magnetic North for the local area.
To change units of measure:
1. Follow the steps on page 54 to select the Units Setup Page.
2. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD to highlight the feature you wish to change and press
ENTER. A pop-up window will appear with selections for that feature.
3. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD to highlight the desired setting and press ENTER.
4. If ‘User Mag’ is selected, use the ROCKER KEYPAD to highlight the heading difference field, press ENTER, then use the ROCKER KEYPAD and ENTER to enter the
difference between True North and Magnetic North.
Heading readings can be referenced to True
North or Magnetic North.
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To restore Units Setup Page features to the original factory settings:
Main Menu: Setup
1. Follow the steps on page 54 to select the Units Setup Page.
2. Press MENU to display an options menu.
3. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD to highlight ‘Restore Defaults’ and press ENTER.
Main Menu: Setup: Timers
The Timers Setup Page lets you select a count up or count down user timer. For a
count down timer, you may also specify the count down duration. A battery timer lets
you keep track of how long it has been since you last changed the batteries. An alarm
clock is also available to set an alarm to sound at a specifc time.
Count Down and Count Up timers are available from the Timers Setup Page.
Use the Location Setup Page to change the
location format. Several latitude/longitude
and grid formats are available, as well as
regional grids.
To select a user timer setting:
1. Follow the steps on page 54 to select the Timers Setup Page.
2a.For a count down timer, use the ROCKER KEYPAD to highlight the time field to the
right of ‘User Timer’ and press ENTER. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD and ENTER to
enter the count down duration.
Or...
2b. For a count up timer, use the ROCKER KEYPAD to highlight ‘User Timer’ and press
ENTER. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD to highlight ‘Up’ and press ENTER.
3. To reset the timer or turn the timer off, use the ROCKER KEYPAD to highlight ‘User
Timer’ and press ENTER. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD to select ‘Reset’ or ‘Off’ and
press ENTER.
Main Menu: Setup: Location
The Location Setup Page allows you to change the format for location readout or
select a different map datum. Format options include latitude/longitude (in several
formats), MGRS, UTM/UPS, Maidenhead, Loran TDs, and several regional grids. A
comprehensive list of over 100 map datums is available, which can be used to make
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position readings on your GPS V conform to position readings on a printed map/chart.
Check the legend on your paper map/chart to determine which map datum was used
to create it.
Main Menu: Setup
Note that, format and map datum settings are best used by individuals with a working knowledge of these subjects. Selecting the wrong format or wrong map datum can
result in substantial position errors.
To select a location format or map datum:
1. Follow the steps on page 54 to select the Location Setup Page.
2. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD to highlight ‘Location Format’ or ‘Map Datum’ and press
ENTER. A pop-up window will appear with selections for that feature.
3. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD to highlight the desired setting and press ENTER.
An anchor drag alarm indicates if you have
drifted beyond a specified distance.
To restore Location Setup Page features to the original factory settings:
1. Follow the steps on page 54 to select the Location Setup Page.
2. Press MENU to display an options menu.
3. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD to highlight ‘Restore Defaults’ and press ENTER.
Main Menu: Setup: Alarms
The Alarms Setup Page provides settings for anchor drag and proximity alarms.
When enabled, the anchor drag alarm will sound when you’ve exceeded a specified
drift distance, up to 9999 (units). A proximity alarm defines an alarm circle around a
specified waypoint. The radius from the proximity waypoint can be up to 99.99 (units).
Proximity alarms are useful when marking locations you wish to avoid (e.g., hazards).
To enable/disable the anchor drag alarm:
1. Follow the steps on page 54 to select the Alarms Setup Page.
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Main Menu: Setup
2. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD to highlight ‘Anchor Drag’ and press ENTER. A pop-up
window will appear.
3. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD to highlight ‘On’ or ‘Off’ and press ENTER.
4. To define the alarm distance, use the ROCKER KEYPAD to highlight the anchor
drag distance field and press ENTER. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD and ENTER to
enter the maximum allowable drift distance.
To enable/disable the proximity alarm:
1. Follow the steps on page 54 to select the Alarms Setup Page.
Proximity waypoints allow you to mark locations
you wish to avoid.
2. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD to highlight ‘Proximity’ and press ENTER. A pop-up
window will appear.
3. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD to highlight ‘On’ or ‘Off’ and press ENTER.
Language options allow user friendly display.
4. To specify the proximity waypoint and alarm radius, use the ROCKER KEYPAD to
highlight the first blank line under ‘Proximity Waypoints’ and press ENTER. Use
the ROCKER KEYPAD and ENTER to specify the waypoint category and waypoint
name. (Use the steps on pages 26-32 is you need more guidance.) With the proximity waypoint selected, highlight the ‘Radius’ field adjacent to the waypoint name
and press ENTER. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD and ENTER to enter the alarm
radius.
5. To remove a proximity waypoint or all proximity waypoints from the list, use the
ROCKER KEYPAD to highlight the waypoint you wish to remove (not necessary
to remove all) and press MENU. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD to highlight ‘Remove
Waypoint’ or ‘Remove All’ and press ENTER.
Main Menu: Setup: Language
The Language Setup Page allows selection of Dutch, French, German, Italian, or
The GPS V has a variety of interface settings
for connection to other equipment.
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Spanish language screen displays.
Main Menu: Setup: Interface
The Interface Setup Page lets you control the input/output format used when connecting your GPS V to a computer, external NMEA devices, a DGPS beacon receiver,
etc. The following settings are available:
GARMIN—The proprietary format used to exchange waypoint, route, track log and
MapSource data with a PC.
GARMIN DGPS—The proprietary format used with a Garmin differential beacon
receiver (e.g., GBR 23). Provides for tuning of the beacon receiver directly from the GPS V.
NMEA Out—Supports output of standard NMEA 0183 version 3.0 data. No input.
Text Out—Allows ASCII text output of location and velocity information. No input.
RTCM In—Provides DGPS input using a standard RTCM SC-104 format. No output.
RTCM In/NMEA Out—Allows DGPS input using a standard RTCM SC-104 format
and supports the output of standard NMEA 0183 version 3.0 data.
RTCM In/Text Out—Allows DGPS input using a standard RTCM SC-104 format
and supports the output of simple ASCII text information for location and velocity.
Main Menu: Setup
NMEA 0183, version 3.0 is transmitted
every two seconds at 4800 baud.
Approved sentences include GPRMC,
GPRMB, GPGGA, GPGSA, GPGSV, GPGLL,
GPBOD, GPRTE and GPWPL.
Proprietary sentences include PGRME,
PGRMZ, PGRMM and PSLIB.
None—Provides no interfacing capabilities.
To change an Interface Setup Page feature:
1. Follow the steps on page 54 to select the Interface Setup Page.
2. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD to highlight ‘Format’ and press ENTER. A pop-up
window will appear listing the available interface settings.
(cont.)
3. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD to highlight the desired setting and press ENTER.
When using a beacon receiver setting
(Garmin DGPS or RTCM In/NMEA Out),
the GPS V can automatically communicate
with the beacon receiver to scan for available
stations. Or, you can select ‘Manual’ and
enter the beacon frequency and bit rate.
4. For Text Out and/or RTCM In, Use the ROCKER KEYPAD to highlight ‘Baud Rate’ and press
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ENTER. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD to highlight the desired setting and press ENTER.
Main Menu: Accessories
Accessories:
Sun & Moon
Hunt & Fish
Calendar
Gas Mileage
Games
Calculator
5. For GARMIN DGPS or RTCM In/NMEA Out, use the ROCKER KEYPAD to highlight
‘Beacon’ and press ENTER. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD to select ‘Scan’ or ‘Manual’
and press ENTER. If ‘Scan’ is selected, the GPS V will automatically direct the beacon
receiver to scan for available beacon transmitters. If ‘Manual’ is selected, select the
‘Freq’ and ‘Bit Rate’ fields and enter the appropriate settings. The beacon status,
signal-to-noise ratio and distance to beacon are displayed on the bottom of the page.
Main Menu: Accessories
There are six accessory pages (features which enhance unit operation, but are not
essential). The Accessories Page displays icons which you select to view the desired
accessory.
To select an accessory:
1. Follow the steps on page 50 to select ‘Accessories’.
2. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD to highlight the desired accessory icon and press
ENTER.
Accessories Page
Sun & Moon
Sun/Moon Location, Sunrise, Sunset, Moonrise, Moonset
Hunt & Fish
Prediction, Best Times, Good Times
Calendar
Monthly Calendar, Notes
Gas Mileage
Mileage Calculations based on Odometer/Fuel Purchase
Games
Breakout Game and Memory Race
Calculator
Main Menu: Accessories: Sun & Moon
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The Sun and Moon Accessories Page graphically depicts the position of the sun and
moon relative to Earth. Sun and moon positions can be displayed for any date and for
any location on Earth.
The Sun and Moon Accessories Page also displays sunrise, sunset, moonrise and
moonset times for the selected time, date and location. On-screen buttons at the
bottom of the page allow you to animate the movement of the sun and moon and stop
at a given time/date. The button on the left animates the display of sun and moon.
The center button animates the display more rapidly, showing the different moon
phases. The button on the right stops the animation.
To display sun and moon locations for a specified time, date and
location:
1. Follow the steps on page 64 to select the Sun and Moon Accessory Page.
2. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD to highlight ‘Location’ and press ENTER. A pop-up
window will appear listing the available location options.
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The Sun and Moon Accessory Page displays
sun and moon locations on a sky view
graphic. Moon phases can also be displayed.
3. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD to highlight the location option and press ENTER. If
‘Current Location’ is selected, skip to step 5 below.
4a.If ‘Use Map’ is selected, use the ROCKER KEYPAD to point to the desired location.
Press ENTER when the pointer is on the desired location.
Or...
4b. If ‘Use Find Menu’ is selected, follow the step-by-step instructions on pages 26-32
in this manual.
5a.Use the ROCKER KEYPAD to highlight ‘Date’ and press ENTER. Use the ROCKER
KEYPAD and ENTER to enter the desired date. Next, use the ROCKER KEYPAD to
highlight ‘Time’ and press ENTER. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD and ENTER to enter
the desired time.
(cont.)
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display, press MENU and select the alternating display choice. (In this case ‘Change to
Sky View’.)
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5b. Press MENU to display an options menu. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD to highlight
‘Use Current Time’ and press ENTER.
To toggle between sky view and moon phase displays:
1. Follow the steps on page 64 to select the Sun and Moon Accessory Page.
2. Press MENU to display an options menu.
3. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD to highlight ‘Change to Sky View’ or ‘Change to Moon
Phase’ and press ENTER.
Main Menu: Accessories: Hunt & Fish
The Hunt and Fish Accessories Page provides you with a listing of best times for
hunting and fishing, for a chosen date and location.
The Hunt and Fish Accessories Page lists best
and good times for hunting and fishing.
To display hunting and fishing predictions for a specified date and location:
1. Follow the steps on page 64 to select the Hunt and Fish Accessory Page.
2a.Use the ROCKER KEYPAD to highlight ‘Date’ and press ENTER. Use the ROCKER
KEYPAD and ENTER to enter the desired date. Next, use the ROCKER KEYPAD to
highlight ‘Time’ and press ENTER. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD and ENTER to enter
the desired time.
Or...
2b. Press MENU to display an options menu. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD to highlight
‘Use Current Time’ and press ENTER.
Time predictions can be calculated for any
date and any location.
3. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD to highlight the location option and press ENTER. If
‘Current Location’ is selected, the ‘Best Times’ and ‘Good Times’ will be displayed.
4a.If ‘Use Map’ is selected, use the ROCKER KEYPAD to point to the desired location.
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Press ENTER when the pointer is on the desired location.
Or...
Main Menu: Accessories
4b. If ‘Use Find Menu’ is selected, follow the step-by-step instructions on pages 26-32
in this manual.
Note that, the times displayed are the recognized best and good times for hunting
and fishing. But, be certain that they are not in conflict with state and local game laws
which may vary from location to location. It is your responsibility to know and abide
by these laws.
Main Menu: Accessories: Calendar
The Calendar Accessories Page provides you with a monthly calendar with programmable reference notes. You can display one monthly calendar at a time and mark
reference notes on the calendar dates using the ROCKER KEYPAD and ENTER. The
GPS V will store up to 100 calendar notes with up to 18 characters per note.
The Calendar Accessory Page displays a onemonth calendar.
To select the desired month (and year):
1. Follow the steps on page 64 to select the Calendar Accessory Page.
2. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD to highlight a direction arrow on either side of the
‘Month’ field. Use the back arrow to view preceding months and the forward arrow
to view subsequent months.
3. Press ENTER, as often as necessary, to view the desired month.
To create a calendar note:
1. Follow the steps on page 64 to select the Calendar Accessory Page.
2. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD to highlight the date the note will be associated with
and press ENTER.
(cont.)
You can add notes to the calendar as well.
3. With ‘<new note>’ highlighted, press ENTER.
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4. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD and ENTER to enter the new note. Select ‘OK’ and
press ENTER when finished entering the note.
To delete calendar notes:
1. Follow the steps on page 64 to select the Calendar Accessory Page.
2. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD to highlight the date containing the note you with to
delete and press MENU. (NOTE: This step is not necessary when deleting old notes.)
3. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD to highlight ‘Delete This Day’s Notes’ or ‘Delete Notes
Older Than...’ and press ENTER. When deleting older notes, use the ROCKER
KEYPAD and ENTER to select the desired time frame.
Main Menu: Accessories: Gas Mileage
Enter the number of gallons purchased to
calculate gas mileage.
The Gas Mileage Accessories Page provides you with calculator functions to determine fuel economy. The GPS V’s trip odometer reading (see page 21) is automatically
displayed, but can be edited if your vehicle’s mechanical trip odometer offers a different
reading. When purchasing fuel, enter the number of gallons and the GPS V will automatically display fuel economy (in miles per gallon).
To display gas mileage:
1. Follow the steps on page 64 to select the Gas Mileage Accessory Page.
2. OPTIONAL: To change the odometer reading, use the ROCKER KEYPAD to highlight
‘Trip Odometer’ and press ENTER. Then use the ROCKER KEYPAD and ENTER to
enter a new odometer figure. Select ‘OK’ and press ENTER when finished.
From the Gas Mileage Accessory Page, press
MENU to make a calendar note when purchasing fuel.
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3. To enter the number of gallons purchased, use the ROCKER KEYPAD to highlight
‘Gallons’ and press ENTER. Then use the ROCKER KEYPAD and ENTER to enter
the fuel consumed (purchased). Select ‘OK’ and press ENTER when finished.
4. After calculating fuel economy, you may wish to reset the trip odometer. To do this,
use the ROCKER KEYPAD to highlight ‘Reset Trip’ and press ENTER.
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The Games Accessory Page lets you play two games, Breakout and Memory Race.
Breakout uses the ROCKER KEYPAD to control a paddle at the bottom of the
screen. The object of the game is to deflect the bouncing ball(s) until all bricks at the
top of the screen have been removed.
Use the QUIT key to exit the game.
Memory Race has you as the key playing piece, as you walk or travel about until
your position appears in a square. Press ENTER to open the chest and reveal the
symbol. Move to another square, attempting to find the matching symbol. If the
symbol in the next chest does not match the first, then both chests are closed. The
game is completed with all symbol pairs are found.
Main Menu: Accessories: Calculator
Main Menu: Accessories
Select Memory Race or Breakout from the
Games Accessory page.
The calculator accessory lets you perform basic mathematical operations.
The Calculator Accessory
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Appendix A
Wiring/Interfacing
The GPS V can be connected to a vehicle’s electrical system and a PC, beacon
receiver, marine autopilot, or other compatible device using the optional PC Interface
Cable with Cigarette Lighter Adapter (P/N 010-10165-00).
(-) Ground
Data In
The GPS V can be connected to a PC, beacon receiver, marine autopilot or other
compatible device using the supplied PC Interface Cable with RS-232 Serial Port Connector (P/N 010-10141-00).
Data Out
(+) Power
Power and Data Connections from the back
of the unit.
The GPS V may be hard-wired to the vehicle’s electrical system (10-32 VDC) and a
PC, beacon receiver, marine autopilot or other compatible device using the Power/Data
Cable with bare wire leads (P/N 010-10082-00).
WARNING: The terms of the Garmin Warranty require that the Power/Data
Cable with bare wire leads be installed by experienced installers at a qualified installation facility, (i.e. electrical accessory installation center, auto,
or marine dealer service center). The user should not attempt installation
without proper knowledge of automotive or marine electrical systems and
skill in the use of special tools or hardware required for installation.
Consult the wiring diagrams at the side and bottom of the page for proper connections. (The male connector on the back of the GPS V and wiring leads are illustrated to
the right, wiring lead color coding is illustrated below.)
To remove the attached antenna for connection to a remote antenna: rotate to a 45°
angle and gently pull away from the unit.
The antenna port accepts a standard BNC
connector.
10-35 VDC
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Appendix B
Cleaning
The GPS V is constructed of high quality materials and does not require user
maintenance other than cleaning. Clean the unit using a cloth dampened with a mild
detergent solution and then wipe dry. Avoid chemical cleaners and solvents that may
damage plastic components.
Storage
Storing alkaline batteries in the unit for extended periods is not recommended. In
order to reduce the chance for battery leakage in the battery compartment and map
data card slot, remove the batteries when storing the unit for more than six months.
Maintenance and
Accessories
Contact Garmin Customer Service or your
Garmin Dealer to obtain Replacement Parts
and Optional Accessories.
Garmin Customer Service
913/397.8200 or 1-800/800.1020
Water Immersion
The GPS V is waterproof to IEC Standard 529 IPX7. It can withstand immersion in
1 meter of water for 30 minutes. Prolonged submersion can cause damage to the unit.
After submersion, be certain to remove the batteries and map cartridge and dry the
compartments before reuse.
To resolve problems that cannot be remedied using this guide, Contact Garmin
Customer Service at 913/397.8200 or 1-800/800.1020.
WARNING: Garmin Accessories have been
designed and tested specifically for use with
Garmin products. Accessories offered for
sale by other manufacturers have not been
necessarily tested or approved for use with
Garmin Products. Use of such accessories
might cause damage to your Garmin Product
and void the terms of the warranty.
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Appendix C
Messages
The GPS V uses an on-screen message system to alert
you to unit operating characteristics. Press the ENTER key
to acknowledge the message and return to the page you
were viewing.
Anchor Drag - You have drifted beyond the specified
anchor drag alarm distance.
Arriving at Destination - You have arrived at the
destination location.
Can’t Unlock Maps - At least one map on the data card
is locked.
Data Transfer Complete - Transfer of data to the unit
from PC software has been completed.
Database Error - A waypoint or route failed to store in
memory. If the problem persists, return the unit to Garmin
for service.
Detail Maps Don’t Support Routing - The MapSource
maps that have been downloaded and saved into the GPS V’s
memory do NOT support automatic routing.
GPS Turned Off for Indoor Use - GPS satellite reception has been disabled for indoor use.
Low Battery - The batteries are low and should be
replaced.
Memory is Full - The unit’s memory is full. To
reduce the amount of memory used, delete unused routes,
waypoints, or track log data.
Near Proximity Point - You have entered the alarm
radius for the proximity waypoint indicated.
No Diff GPS Location - No differential correction data
is available or not enough data is available to compute a
DGPS position.
None Found - A search through MapSource data, using
the selected criteria, has produced no matching results.
Note Memory is Full - Calendar note memory is full.
No additional calendar notes can be stored without deleting
old notes to create memory space.
Off Route - You have ventured off the current route.
Off Route Recalculating - You have ventured off the
current route and the GPS V is calculating a new route.
Poor Coverage - The GPS V cannot acquire the necessary number of satellites to compute your location.
Proximity Memory Full - Proximity waypoint memory
is full. No additional proximity waypoints can be stored
without deleting old waypoints to create memory space.
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Proximity Radius Overlaps - The alarm radius
specified overlaps the area specified by another proximity
waypoint.
Messages
Route Memory Full - Route memory is full and no
more routes can be saved or added (from another GPS unit
or a PC).
Track Truncated - A complete uploaded track will not
fit in memory. The oldest track log points were deleted to
make space for the most recent data.
Route Truncated - The route has been truncated
because it was too long. There will be turns missing prior to
the destination.
Waypoint Memory is Full - You have used all 500
waypoints available. Delete unwanted waypoints to make
space for new entries.
Route Waypoint Memory is Full - There is no more
space for map-based route waypoints (used for turns).
Waypoint Already Exists - The waypoint name you
have entered is already used by another waypoint.
Route Already Exists - The route name you have
entered is already being used by another route.
Too Many Vias for Road Navigation - The route contains too many via points (intermediate destinations). The
route can only be navigated in an off-road or point-to-point
(manual route) fashion.
Track Already Exists - The track name you have
entered is already being used by another track.
Track Memory is Full - Track Log memory is full. No
additional track log data can be stored without deleting old
data to create memory space.
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Appendix D
DGPS Accuracy
Specifications
PHYSICAL
2
Position:
3-5 meters (10-16 feet), 95% typical
Velocity:
0.05 meter/sec steady state
Dynamics:
Performs to specifications to 6 g’s
Interfaces:
NMEA 0183 version 2.3, RTCM SC-104
(for DGPS corrections) and
RS-232 for PC interface
Case:
Rugged; fully gasketed
Size:
2.3”H x 5.0”W x 1.6”D
(5.9 x 12.7 x 4.1 cm)
Data Storage Life:
Indefinite; no memory battery required
Weight:
Approx. 9 ounces (255 g) w/ batteries
Map Storage:
Internal; approximately 19 MB
Display:
1.5”H x 2.2”H (3.8 x 5.6 cm), (256 x 160
pixels), high-contrast, 4-gray-level backlit
LCD
Antenna:
Detachable with BNC-type connector
Temp. Range:
1
5° to 158°F (-15° to 70°C)
POWER
Source:
Four 1.5-volt AA batteries or 12 V Adapter
Cable, or up to 35 VDC external power
Battery Life:
up to 25 hours based on backlight
setting4
Specifications subject to change without notice.
PERFORMANCE
Receiver:
Differential-ready 12 parallel channel
1. The temperature rating for the GPS V may exceed the usable range of
some batteries. Alkaline batteries can rupture at high temperatures.
Acquisition Time:
Warm: Approximately 15 seconds
2. With optional Garmin GBR 21/23 Beacon Receiver Input.
Cold: Approximately 45 seconds
3. Subject to accuracy degradation to 100m 2DRMS under the U.S.
DOD-imposed Selective Availability (SA) Program.
AutoLocate™: Approximately 2 minutes
Update Rate:
Once per second, continuous
GPS Accuracy
Position:
<15 meters (49 feet), 95% typical3
Velocity:
0.05 meter/sec steady state
4. Alkaline batteries lose a significant amount of their capacity as temperature decreases. Use Lithium batteries when operating the GPS V in
below-freezing conditions. Extensive use of bright screen backlighting
will significantly reduce battery life. Low to moderate screen backlighting can significantly prolong battery life.
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Appendix E
MapSource City Select CD-ROM Overview
CD-ROMs containing all U.S. and Canadian detailed coverage areas (DCAs) are
included with your GPS V. The MapSource City Select CD is designed specifically for
the GPS V and contains detailed street maps for major cities. This mapping software
allows for automatic routing and also contains turn restrictions and other routing information. By simply entering an address, intersection or pointing at the map, the GPS
V will automatically plan a route and provide turn-by-turn directions to that location.
You can also look up services or points of interest and view the address, phone number
and map location. Be aware that not all areas are covered in detail by the City Select
CD. But to get detailed, street-level routing for major cities, you need to download
maps from the City Select CD. Please refer to the MapSource manual for more information on downloading maps.
The GPS V will also work with MapSource Roads & Recreation, City Navigator,
WorldMap, Topo, U.S. Waterways & Lights, Points of Interest, Fishing Hot Spots
(requires unlock) and MetroGuide CD, but these products (all but MetroGuide USA CD
version 4.01 or higher) will not provide detailed automatic routing. If you’re using GPS
V without downloaded maps from the City Select CD, you’ll still have automatic routing capabilities along major streets and highways contained in the built-in “basemap”.
MapSource Information
NOTE: This information will apply to
you, only if your GPS V contains these
MapSource products. Not all GPS V
product configurations include MapSource
CD-ROMs. For information on Garmin
MapSource products designed for use in your
specific location, consult the Garmin web site
(www.garmin.com) or your Garmin Dealer.
Unlock Codes
The data on the City Select CD is protected by unlock codes. Before you can download maps from a detailed coverage area, you’ll need to “unlock” that region. Additional
instructions for completing these steps are printed on the MapSource Unlock Certificate
(provided with the City Select CD). The Certificate directs you to the Garmin web site,
where you’ll enter your personal information, the Unit ID number from your GPS V (refer
to page 56 and the Setup Guide), and the code contained on the certificate. From the
web site, you’ll also select a coverage area and see which cities are included. After you’ve
completed the information, the web site will provide your official 25 digit unlock code.
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Appendix F
Index
Best Route ...........................................58
Big Numbers .......................................47
C
A
Accessories Pages .......................... 64-69
Alarm Clock ........................................60
Alarms Setup Page......................... 61-62
Altitude ...............................................11
Anchor Drag Alarm .............................61
Antenna ................................................1
Areas ...................................................18
Arrival Times.......................................43
Automatic Routes .......................... 33-34
AutoZoom...........................................18
Average Location ..................... 24-25, 49
Average Speed ............................... 21-22
Avoid...................................................59
B
Backlight Timeout ...............................55
Backlight, Adjusting ..............................6
Battery Installation ............................1, 4
Battery Setting .....................................55
Battery Timer ......................................60
Beacon Receiver............................. 62-63
Bearing Pointer..............................45, 47
Beeper Tones .......................................55
Calculation Method.............................58
Calculator............................................69
Calendar.................................. 64, 67-68
Cancelling Data Entry............................2
Cancelling Goto ..................................16
Cautions................................................ii
Change Fields....................19, 24, 38, 46
Cities...................................................18
Clearing Routes ...................................37
Clearing Track Log ........................23, 52
Color Mode .........................................18
Contrast, Adjusting ...............................6
Copying Routes...................................37
Count Down Timer .............................60
Count Up Timer..................................60
Course Pointer ....................................47
Creating a Route...................... 33-34, 51
Creating Waypoints.......................14, 48
Current Direction ................................15
Current Heading ............... 15, 21-22, 45
Current Location .....................12, 22, 44
Current Route Page ................... 7, 40-43
Current Route Page Options.......... 41-43
Cursor...................................................3
D
Data Entry.............................................3
Data Fields ....................3, 19, 24, 38, 46
Daylight Savings..................................56
Default ..................................................3
Default, Restoring........24, 38, 47, 56, 60
Deleting Routes ............................. 36-37
Deleting Tracks....................................52
Deleting Waypoints .......................14, 49
Detour.................................................42
Direct Goto Line..................................18
Direction Finder Page................ 7, 45-47
Direction Finder Page Options ...... 46-47
Direction To Go...................................15
Display Orientation .............................55
Distance To Go..............................15, 59
Driving Instructions ............................15
E
Editing Routes............................... 36-39
Elevation .................................11, 45, 59
Emergency Vehicles.............................58
ENTER/MARK Key................................2
F
Faster Time .........................................57
FCC Compliance...................................v
Field......................................................3
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Appendix F
File Tabs..............................................17
FIND Key.................................. 2, 26-32
FIND Menu............................. 26-32, 50
Finding Addresses ...............................31
Finding By Name .......................... 26-27
Finding Cities................................ 26-28
Finding Highway Exits .................. 29-30
Finding Intersections...........................31
Finding Nearest...................................28
Finding Points of Interest .............. 26-28
Finding Waypoints ........................ 26-28
Follow Roads.......................................36
G
Games ...........................................64, 69
Gas Mileage...................................64, 68
GMT ...................................................56
Goto.............................................. 33-39
Goto City ...................................... 27-28
Goto Point of Interest .................... 27-28
Goto Waypoint.............................. 27-28
GPS ......................................................iii
GPS V Description.................................1
Graphic Compass ................................45
Guidance Setup Page...........................57
H
Hide Guidance Text.............................16
Hunt and Fish ...............................64, 66
I
IN Zoom Key....................... 2, 12-13, 44
Indoor Use ......................................5, 10
Interface Setup Page ............................63
K
Keypad..................................................1
Keypad Usage........................................2
L
Latitude/Longitude ..............................60
Location Format............................ 60-61
Location Setup Page ...................... 60-61
Location, New .....................................11
Lock On Road .....................................18
Loran TDs ...........................................60
M
Magnetic North ...................................59
Maidenhead ........................................60
Main Menu................................ 2, 50-69
Main Page Sequence ..............................7
Manual Routes .............................. 33-34
Map Accuracy ......................................iii
Map Data..............................................iii
Map Datum ................................... 60-61
Map Detail...........................................18
Map Page................................... 7, 12-20
Index
Map Page Options ......................... 16-20
Map Panning ................................. 13-14
Map Scale................................12, 13, 44
Map Setup...........................................17
MapSource Info.............................20, 75
Marking Present Position.................2, 48
Marking Waypoints .......................14, 48
Max Zoom...........................................17
Measure Distance ................................20
MENU Key............................................2
MGRS..................................................60
N
Navigating Routes ................... 35, 40-47
New Location ......................................11
New Route ....................................33, 51
Next Turn Page..............................44, 57
NMEA .................................................63
North Up ............................................10
Notes, Calendar............................. 67-68
O
Odometer...................................... 21-22
Off Road........................................45, 58
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Appendix F
Index
Off Route Recalculation.......................57
On-Screen Button..................................3
Orientation..........................2, 10, 18, 55
OUT Zoom Key................... 2, 12-13, 44
P
Package Contents ...................................i
Packing List............................................i
PAGE Key..........................................2, 7
Panning Map ................................. 13-14
Pointing on Map............................ 13-14
Power On/Off....................................2, 5
Power/Backlight Key..................1, 2, 5, 6
Power/Data Connector ....................1, 70
Present Location..................................12
Present Position...................................12
Projected Waypoint .............................49
Proximity Alarm ..................................62
Proximity Waypoint ............................62
Q
Quickest Calculation ...........................58
QUIT Key..........................................2, 7
R
Recalculate Route ................................42
Receiver Status .................................. 8-9
Recently Found Places.........................32
Reference Waypoint.............................49
Renaming Routes.................................36
Renaming Waypoints...........................48
Resetting Trip Information...................23
Restore Defaults...........24, 38, 47, 56, 60
Resume Navigation........................41, 46
Reversing Routes ........................... 37-38
Rocker Keypad ......................................2
Route Line...........................................12
Route List Options ..............................36
Routes ..................................... 33-43, 51
Routing Setup Page ....................... 57-59
RTCM..................................................63
S
Satellite Status Page ......................... 7-11
Satellite Status Page Options.......... 10-11
Saving Routes................................35, 42
Saving Track Logs................................53
Screen Features .....................................3
Screen Orientation ................................2
Scroll Bar...............................................3
Searching for Satellites...........................9
Selecting Maps ....................................20
Selecting Routes ..................................35
Setup Map..................................... 17-18
Setup Pages ................................... 54-64
Shorter Distance..................................57
Show Arrival Times .............................43
Show Guidance Text............................16
Show Times To Go ..............................43
Shutdown on Arrival ...........................57
Signal Strength ......................................8
Sky View ...................................8, 10, 65
Small Numbers....................................47
Software License Agreement .................iv
Software Version..................................56
Specifications ......................................74
Speed .......................... 15, 21-22, 45, 59
Stop Navigation.................16, 35, 41, 46
Sun and Moon............................... 64-66
Sunrise ................................................65
Sunset .................................................65
Symbols, Waypoint .............................48
System Mode................................. 54-55
System Setup Page......................... 54-56
T
Table of Contents ..........................vii-viii
Text Size..............................................17
3D Navigation .......................................9
Time and Date.....................................22
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Appendix F
Time Format .......................................56
Time Setup Page..................................56
Time To Go ...................................15, 43
Time Zone...........................................56
Timers Setup Page ...............................60
TracBack..............................................53
Tracks............................................ 51-53
Track Up .............................................10
Tracks............................................ 51-53
Trip Information Page................ 7, 21-25
Trip Information Page Options ...... 23-25
Trip Odometer............................... 21-22
True North ..........................................59
Turn Direction......................... 40-41, 44
Turn Instructions..................... 40-41, 44
Turning On/Off .................................2, 5
2D Navigation .......................................9
V
Vehicle Installation ................................ii
Via Points ............................................43
Index
W
WAAS..................................................55
Warnings...............................................ii
Warranty ..............................................vi
Waypoint Symbols ..............................48
Waypoints, Creating................ 14, 48-49
Wide Area Augmentation System ........55
Z
Zooming.............................. 2, 12-13, 44
U
Unit Description....................................1
Unit ID................................................56
Units of Measure ........................... 59-60
Units Setup Page .................................59
Unlock Code .......................................75
Use Detour ..........................................42
Use Indoors.....................................5, 10
User Timer ..........................................60
UTC Offset ..........................................56
UTM/UPS............................................60
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For the latest free software updates (excluding map data)
throughout the life of your Garmin products,
visit the Garmin web site at www.garmin.com.
© Copyright 2001-2003 GARMIN Ltd. or its subsidiaries
GARMIN International, Inc.
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