Owner`s manual | Garmin 190-00234-01 Marine GPS System User Manual

Basic Navigation
Basic Navigation
Basic Navigation
Returning to a Waypoint with a Goto
Starting to Navigate
Basic navigation with your eTrex Legend requires only three steps: mark, move, and return. Mark your location as a waypoint,
move a distance away, and then return after choosing one of several methods to help you find your way.
To mark a waypoint:
1. Press in and hold the
THUMB STICK for two
seconds to display the Mark
Waypoint Page. Your current
location is marked as a
waypoint and automatically assigned a three digit
number.
2. The ‘OK’ button is
highlighted so press the
THUMB STICK to save the
To return to a waypoint using Goto:
1. Press the FIND button to display the Find Menu.
2. Use the THUMB STICK to highlight ‘Waypoints’ and then
press it in.
To finish your return:
1. The Navigation Page displays the ‘Bearing Pointer’ indicating
the direction to go. Because you can’t always travel in a
straight line, refer to the Bearing Pointer from time to time.
As you move and whenever possible, turn in the direction
the Bearing Pointer directs.
3. Use the THUMB STICK to highlight ‘Nearest’ and then press it
in.
2. Use the PAGE button to move to the Map Page to see your
location marked by the Position Icon and a straight dark line
leading to the waypoint.
4. Use the THUMB STICK to highlight the waypoint and then
press it in to display the Information Page.
5. With the on-screen ‘Goto’ button highlighted, press the
THUMB STICK to activate the Goto navigation feature.
3. To stop navigating, highlight the Options Menu button on
either page, press the THUMB STICK, select ‘Stop Navigation’, and then press the THUMB STICK.
LEGEND
QUICK START
GUIDE
Internal
GPS
Antenna
Move back and forth between the Map Page and the Navigation page to check your progress and verify your bearing.
To move about with the Map Page:
Thumb
Stick
Press the ZOOM IN button to get a more detailed view of
the map.
2. Walk or drive around for a few minutes, make a right or left
turn, then continue for a few more minutes and then stop.
Page
Button
Power
Button
1. Use the PAGE button to access the Map Page and view the
new waypoint.
External
Power/Data
Connector
(on back)
Battery
Compartment
(on back)
Options Menu
Button
The ‘position icon’ shows your location and the dotted line
shows your path of travel (a Track).
Find Menu
Position Icon
showing your
current location
A Goto on the
Navigation Page
Waypoints List
Map Page on a
Goto
Track Line
The newly
marked
Waypoint
LCD Display
(with Backlight)
Waypoint Information
Page
Waterproof
Case
Map Page Options
Menu
© Copyright 2005 GARMIN Ltd. or its subsidiaries
Part Number: 190-00234-01 Rev. C
Printed in Taiwan
Step-by-Step Instructions
to Get You Started
(Turn this page and begin with Step 1)
Operating the eTrex Legend
1
Installing the Batteries
Start Up Sequence
3
The eTrex Legend operates on two AA batteries (not
included), which are placed in the back of the unit. Rechargeable Alkaline, NiMH, NiCad or Lithium batteries may be used,
but cannot be charged in the unit.
Stored data will not be lost when changing the batteries.
To install the batteries:
4
Backlighting/Contrast Adjustment
Previewing the Main Pages
All of the information you need to operate the eTrex Legend
is found on the five Main Pages (or display screens). To preview
these pages, press the PAGE button to cycle from one page to the
next. The five pages are shown in order below.
To turn the unit On:
1. Press and hold the POWER
button.
2. Press the PAGE button to
acknowledge the copyright.
2. Insert the batteries observing proper
polarity as shown at the right.
3. Reinstall the battery
cover by turning the Dring 1/4 turn clockwise.
Slot for Carry
Lanyard
Attachment
Battery Cover
D-Ring
The unit may take up to 5 minutes
to establish a position the first time
you use it outside with a clear view of
the sky. After that, it should take only
15 to 45 seconds. When the Legend
has acquired enough satellite signals to
determine your location, a “Ready To
Navigate” message and your location
coordinates and elevation are shown.
Satellite Page
Satellite Page:
displaying
Satellite Position,
Signal Strength, Location,
and Elevation
The PAGE button:
• When on the Map Page, press to Zoom
in and out.
• When on the Satellite Page, press to
adjust the screen contrast.
The FIND button:
5
Setting the Time Zone
1. Use the PAGE button to access the
Main Menu.
• Press to toggle the backlighting On/Off.
External Power
and Data
Connector
• Press to enter highlighted options or confirm messages.
LCD
Display
Main Menu
Satellite Page - Provides a visual reference of satellites being tracked.
Map Page - Displays your movements and nearby map features.
Navigation Page - Provides guidance to your destination.
Trip Computer - Provides a variety of trip and navigation data.
Main Menu - A directory of advanced features and settings.
The POWER button:
(When moved or pressed in, button ‘clicks’)
• Press in and hold for two seconds to mark your current location as a waypoint.
Trip Computer
To change the Time Zone:
• Press to access the Find Menu.
The THUMB STICK:
• Move Up/Down or Right/Left to move through lists,
highlight fields, on-screen buttons, icons, enter data
or move the map panning arrow.
Navigation Page
• Press to cycle through main pages.
• Press and hold to turn the unit On/Off.
LEGEND
Map Page
If the Legend is “Ready to Navigate” (Step 3) but the time
shown is not correct, you may need to change the Time Zone
selection.
Using the Button Functions
The ZOOM IN and OUT buttons:
Adjusting Backlight/Contrast
To turn the backlight On and Off:
POWER
Button
1. Press the POWER button to turn the
backlight On.
2. Press again to turn the backlight Off.
3. If no button is pressed (after 15
seconds*), the backlight will turn Off
automatically.
3. Carefully read the warning
message and press the PAGE
button to acknowledge and
proceed to the Satellite Page.
1. Remove the battery cover from the
back of the unit by turning the D-ring
1/4 turn counter-clockwise and pulling out.
2
The Main Pages,
Setting the Time Zone
Operating the eTrex Legend
Protective Cover
Connector
Indexing
(Alignment)
Bar
NOTE: While designed to be held and operated in the left hand,
the unit can be used with the right hand, if preferred.
2. Use the THUMB STICK to highlight the SetUp icon and then press
it in to display the SetUp Menu.
ZOOM
IN
and
OUT
Buttons
To adjust the screen contrast:
1. Use the PAGE button to access the
Satellite Page.
2. Use the ZOOM IN and OUT buttons
to adjust the contrast.
*To set the backlight feature for longer On Time,
refer to the Owner’s Manual.
Additional Map Data Available
You can transfer optional detailed map data to the eTrex Legend
from a GARMIN MapSource® CD-ROM. Available choices
include the MetroGuide, Points of Interest (Businesses, Landmarks,
Cities, and Marine navaids), BlueChart™, Fishing Hot Spots,
Topographic maps, Roads and Recreation, and WorldMap mapping
guides.
See your Owner’s Manual for connection details.
3. Use the THUMB STICK to highlight the Time icon and then press it
in to display the Time Page.
4. Use the THUMB STICK to highlight the ‘Time Zone’ field then
press it in to display the list of time
5. Highlight a time zone and then press the THUMB STICK.
6. The correct time is displayed at the bottom of the page.
Points of Interest List
Map Showing Resturant
Choice
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