Panasonic CN-GP50U Car GPS Receiver

Panasonic CN-GP50U Car GPS Receiver
Portable Navigation System
CN-GP50U
Operating Instructions
Navigation Software
English (US)
V1.1
Before using this product, please read the "Safety information" in the "Important
Information" document.
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Table of Contents
1
Introduction .......................................................................................5
1.1
About this Manual.....................................................................................5
1.2
Legal Notice .............................................................................................5
1.2.1
1.2.2
2
3
4
1.3
Customer Service.....................................................................................5
1.4
Safety Information ....................................................................................5
Using the Navigation System for the First Time ............................6
Operating the Navigation System....................................................6
3.1
Volume .....................................................................................................6
3.2
Opening the Map......................................................................................6
3.3
Opening the Menu Window ......................................................................7
3.4
Further Functions of the Navigation Device .............................................7
3.5
Information ...............................................................................................7
3.6
Software Keyboard...................................................................................8
3.7
Lists ..........................................................................................................9
3.8
Options .....................................................................................................9
Navigation .......................................................................................10
4.1
Search for a Destination.........................................................................10
4.1.1
4.1.2
4.1.3
4.1.4
4.1.5
4.1.6
4.1.7
5
Search for a Destination Region................................................10
Address .....................................................................................10
Point of Interest (POI) ................................................................11
Information about the Destination..............................................13
Direct Access to POI .................................................................14
Last Destinations .......................................................................14
Favorites ....................................................................................14
4.2
Navigating Homewards ..........................................................................15
4.3
Voice Commands ...................................................................................15
4.4
Determining Destinations on the Map ....................................................16
4.5
Starting Navigation .................................................................................16
Managing Destinations...................................................................17
5.1
Saving Destinations................................................................................18
5.2
Editing Favorites.....................................................................................18
5.2.1
5.2.2
5.2.3
5.2.4
5.3
6
Liability.........................................................................................5
Trademarks .................................................................................5
Changing the Name...................................................................18
Defining as Home Address........................................................19
Setting up a Voice Command....................................................19
Changing the Icon .....................................................................19
Deleting Favorites ..................................................................................20
Routes with Stages.........................................................................20
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6.1
Route Planning.......................................................................................20
6.1.1
6.1.2
6.1.3
6.2
Saving Routes ........................................................................................22
6.3
Managing Routes ...................................................................................22
6.3.1
6.3.2
6.3.3
6.4
8.1
Maps.......................................................................................................26
8.2
Map in Standard Mode ...........................................................................27
8.3
Map in Preview Mode.............................................................................28
8.4
Map in Navigation Mode.........................................................................29
8.5
Map in Destination Search Mode ...........................................................31
9.1
GPS Status, Storing the Current Location..............................................33
9.2
Route List ...............................................................................................34
9.3
Blocking Route Sections............................................................35
Removing Blocks and Using Original Routes............................35
TMC (Traffic Information) .......................................................................36
9.3.1
9.3.2
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Operating in Destination Search Mode......................................32
Useful Functions.............................................................................33
9.2.1
9.2.2
10
11
Calculating and Displaying Routes............................................23
Simulating Routes .....................................................................23
Starting Navigation ....................................................................24
Options ............................................................................................25
Working with the Map.....................................................................26
8.5.1
9
Loading Routes .........................................................................22
Renaming Routes......................................................................23
Deleting Routes .........................................................................23
Navigation ..............................................................................................23
6.4.1
6.4.2
6.4.3
7
8
Entering the Starting Point.........................................................20
Entering Route Points................................................................21
Editing Route Points ..................................................................21
Displaying Traffic Messages......................................................36
TMC Settings .............................................................................36
Changing the Navigation Settings.................................................37
Index ................................................................................................39
Table of Contents
1
Introduction
1.1
About this Manual
For better legibility and clarification, the following styles are used in this
manual:
Bold and italics:
Registered names, company and product descriptions.
SMALL CAPITALS:
Window and dialogue box titles.
Bold:
Highlighting of important parts in the text.
Underlined:
Descriptions of buttons, input fields and other elements
on the user interface.
1.2
Legal Notice
1.2.1
Liability
The software and the present manual are subject to change without
notice. Panasonic is not liable for the accuracy of the information
contained in this manual or for damages resulting from the use of this
manual.
1.2.2
Trademarks
All brands and trademarks mentioned in this document are possibly
registered by third parties and subject to the current legislation and
rights of their respective owners without reservation. All names of
products, societies or brands may be registered trademarks of their
respective owners. All rights that are not explicitly accorded are
reserved.
The absence of the explicit labeling of registered trademarks used in
this manual does not imply that the brand is not subject to the rights of a
third party.
1.3
Customer Service
Please find information on the Customer Service in the "Customer
Service" section presented in the "Important Information" document.
1.4
Safety Information
Before using this product, please read the "Safety information" in the
"Important Information" document.
Introduction
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Using the Navigation System for the First
Time
The navigation system is ready for use after it has been connected to
the power supply.
1. Turn the device on.
The LANGUAGE window opens.
2. Tap on the language you would like to use.
The map opens in Standard mode. It shows a section of Manhattan,
New York City. Your current position will be displayed as soon as GPS
reception is sufficient to determine it.
3
Operating the Navigation System
3.1
Volume
The volume of the spoken driving instructions can be adjusted during
navigation.
While the map is open:
1. Tap the
(Volume) button.
The volume bar opens. It contains three buttons for adjusting the
volume.
(Louder),
2. Tap the
(Softer),
(Volume on/off).
(Volume) button again.
The volume bar closes.
The volume bar closes automatically when you don't operate it for
some seconds.
3.2
Opening the Map
The map may be opened from almost any window.
►
Tap the
(Show Map) button.
The map opens in Standard mode. It displays your current location. If
GPS reception is not sufficient to determine the current location it
displays the last known location.
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Note: The map opens in Navigation mode when you are currently
navigating.
3.3
Opening the Menu Window
Any window showing the map has a Menu button.
►
Tap the Menu button.
The MENU window opens. Here you may access the complete
functionality of the navigation device.
3.4
Further Functions of the Navigation Device
This navigation device offers functions other than navigation.
►
►
3.5
Tap the Picture button in the MENU window if you want to view
pictures.
Tap the Phone button in the MENU window if you want to use the
navigation device as a hands-free kit.
Information
When the map is open, symbols located at the right hand side of the
screen are used to display information.
GPS
The GPS symbol can show the following GPS reception status:
No GPS: The built-in GPS receiver is not operational. Contact customer
service if the problem persists.
No Signal: Data is being received from less than three satellites. The
position cannot be calculated.
GPS ready: Data is being received from at least three satellites. The
position can be calculated.
Information: For more detailed information regarding GPS status,
please refer to chapter "GPS Status, Storing the Current Location" on
page 33.
Energy
The Energy symbol can display the following conditions of the built-in
battery:
Operating the Navigation System
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The device is being supplied by an external power source. The battery
is being charged.
The device is being supplied by its internal battery. The battery charge
is sufficient.
The device is being supplied by its internal battery. The battery charge
is low.
TMC (Traffic Information)
A TMC Traffic Receiver (CY-TM200U) may be connected to the
navigation system. This enables the system to change the route
dynamically in order to avoid a traffic jam, for example.
Note: This function is only available if TMC traffic messages are being
transmitted in the region in which you are traveling. This is not the case
in all regions.
The TMC symbol can display the following TMC reception status:
No Symbol: There is no TMC Traffic Receiver connected, or the
connected or built-in TMC Traffic Receiver is not operational.
Tuning: The TMC Traffic Receiver is operational, but cannot find a
station that is transmitting TMC signals.
TMC on Standby: Traffic messages can be received.
Information: For details on TMC functionality, please refer to chapter
"TMC (Traffic Information)" on page 36.
3.6
Software Keyboard
A software keyboard appears on the screen when text entries are
necessary.
All entries can be made on the software keyboard using the fingertips.
Only capital letters can be entered.
Note: Tap Settings > Basic Settings > Keyboard layout to select one of
several available keyboard layouts. For detailed information on
configuration, please refer to chapter "Changing the Navigation
Settings" on page 37.
When entering city or street names you need not enter any special
characters or umlauts. The navigation system fills in these characters
for you automatically. If, for example, you are searching for “Québec”,
then simply enter "QUEBEC". Special characters may be helpful when
naming saved destinations and itineraries, however.
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Special Keys
enters a space character.
deletes the character in front of the cursor.
opens the numeric keypad.
opens the letter keyboard.
opens the special characters keyboard. As soon as you have
entered a special character the letter keyboard reappears.
3.7
Lists
Often, lists appear from which you can select an entry. This is the case,
for example, when you enter the name of a city.
As soon as you enter the first letter, the largest city in the given region
that begins with this letter appears.
As soon as you enter the second letter, a list appears with all other
locations that begin with the given letters.
If you enter additional letters, the list adapts to your entries. It only
contains entries that begin with the text that has been entered or
contain the text in the name. The more letters you enter, the shorter the
list will become.
You can toggle the list by means of the
buttons.
Up and
Down
In order to accept an entry from the list, simply tap on it.
The list closes as soon as you have accepted an entry.
3.8
Options
Some windows offer options that lead to further functions.
Information: A description of all available options can be found in
chapter "Options" on page 25.
Operating the Navigation System
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Navigation
Impaired GPS Reception
If GPS reception is impaired, navigation will be interrupted. The
navigation software remains active.
As soon as GPS reception is restored, the navigation system calculates
any change of position which has occurred in the meantime. You may
simply continue navigation.
Arriving at Your Destination
When you have reached the specified destination, a message to this
effect will be displayed.
Only your current position (triangle in red) will now be shown on the
map.
4.1
Search for a Destination
The COVERED REGIONS list opens if you want to enter an address or to
select a POI for the first time.
Tap on the region in which your destination lies.
4.1.1
Search for a Destination Region
The State or Country button is located above the right-hand upper
corner of the uppermost entry field of the POI IN A CITY, POI OF
NATIONAL SIGNIFICANCE, and ADDRESS windows. It shows the code of
the region from which navigation destinations can currently be entered.
If your destination is in a different region, then proceed as follows:
1. Tap the State or Country button.
The COVERED REGIONS list opens.
2. Tap on the region in which your destination lies.
The COVERED REGIONS list closes.
The symbol will display the code of the destination region.
Note: Only regions of which at least a part is represented on the
currently loaded map may be selected.
4.1.2
Address
1. In the MENU window, tap on Destination > Address.
2. Select whether you would like to enter first the street and then the
location (Street First), or first the location and then the street (City
First).
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Note: For the following instructions, it is assumed that you have
selected Street First as the order for entering addresses.
3. Enter the name of the destination street. You can also enter the
name of a well-known object, e.g. "Golden Gate Brg" or "Carnegie
Hall".
4. Enter the house number. If you don't know the house number, or if
you specified an object in the preceding step, then leave the field
empty.
If you do not know the house number, but know the name of a
nearby side street, then tap on the Intersection field and enter the
name of this street. The navigation system will calculate a route to
the intersection of the streets you have specified.
5. Enter the name or the postal code of the destination city.
6. Tap the Start Navigation button.
The map opens in Preview mode.
Note: For detailed information on how to start navigation, please refer
to chapter "Starting Navigation", page 16.
4.1.3
Point of Interest (POI)
Points of Interest, also called POIs (Points Of Interest) for short, are
useful addresses that are catalogued according to particular criteria.
Points of Interest include ports, airports, restaurants, hotels, petrol
stations, public buildings, doctor's surgeries, hospitals, shopping
centers, etc.
Points of interest can be displayed on the map by means of a symbol.
►
In the MENU window, tap on Settings > POI to select the categories
to be displayed on the map.
POI Nearby
Points of interest nearby are those POI that are located within a given
radius of your current location. This means you can always find the
nearest petrol station for example, no matter where you are.
Note: GPS reception must be sufficient for determining position. Look
at the
(GPS ready) symbol to see whether GPS reception is
sufficient. For more detailed information, please refer to chapter "GPS
Status, Storing the Current Location" on page 33.
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Note: The Direct Access section offers three categories of POI from the
current vicinity which can be searched for quickly and without additional
entry. For more detailed information, please refer to chapter "Direct
Access to POI" on page 14.
1. In the MENU window, tap on Destination > POI > Nearby.
The POI NEARBY window opens.
2. Tap a category from which you would like to select a POI.
If sub-categories exist for the category you have selected, the Sub
Category list opens.
3. Specify the sub-category from which you would like to select a POI.
The Name of the Destination list opens. It contains the nearest POI
in the specified category, sorted by distance.
4. Tap on the name of the destination.
5. Tap the Start Navigation button.
The map opens in Preview mode.
Information: For detailed information on how to start navigation, please
refer to chapter "Starting Navigation", page 16.
POI of Nationwide Significance
POI of nationwide significance are airports, places of interest, national
monuments, large ports etc. This enables you to find places of interest,
for example, without having to know the name of the location.
1. In the MENU window, tap on Destination > POI > Nationwide.
The POI OF NATIONAL SIGNIFICANCE window opens.
2. Tap a category from which you would like to select a POI.
The Name of the Destination list opens. It contains POI from the
specified category, sorted alphabetically.
3. Tap on the name of the destination.
4. Tap the Start Navigation button.
The map opens in Preview mode.
Information: For detailed information on how to start navigation, please
refer to chapter "Starting Navigation", page 16.
POI in a City
POI in a given location can be useful when navigating in an unfamiliar
city.
1. In the MENU window, tap on Destination > POI > in a City.
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The POI IN A CITY window opens.
2. Enter the name or the postal code of the destination city.
3. Tap a category from which you would like to select a POI.
If sub-categories exist for the category you have selected, the Sub
Category list opens.
4. Specify the sub-category from which you would like to select a POI.
The Name of the Destination list opens. It contains POI from the
specified category, sorted alphabetically.
5. Tap on the name of the destination.
6. Tap the Start Navigation button.
The map opens in Preview mode.
Information: For detailed information on how to start navigation, please
refer to chapter "Starting Navigation", page 16.
4.1.4
Information about the Destination
For many addresses and POI there is further information stored in the
navigation system's database. This information is available when you
enter a destination in one of the ADDRESS, POI NEARBY, POI OF
NATIONAL SIGNIFICANCE, or POI IN A CITY windows.
There is, for example, a telephone number available for many
restaurants. You may then call there in order to reserve a table, for
example.
One of the destination entry windows described above is open.
►
Tap the
(Destination Info) button.
The DESTINATION INFO window opens. It contains all the information
about the specified destination that is stored in the navigation system's
database.
►
►
►
Tap the Close button to close the DESTINATION INFO window.
Tap the
map.
(Show on Map) button to show the destination on the
Tap the
(Call) button to call the number indicated.
Note: The Call function is only available when the navigation system is
connected via Bluetooth to a mobile phone.
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4.1.5
Direct Access to POI
The Direct Access section contains three categories of POI.
Destinations in your vicinity that correspond to one of these categories
can be listed quickly, without the need for additional entry.
►
In the MENU window, tap on Settings > POI to select the categories
available in the Direct Access section.
Note: GPS reception must be sufficient for determining position. Look
(GPS ready) symbol to see whether GPS reception is
at the
sufficient. For more detailed information, please refer to chapter "GPS
Status, Storing the Current Location" on page 33.
1. In the MENU window, tap on Destination > POI.
The POI window opens.
The symbols of the categories which are available for Direct Access
can be seen at the bottom of the window.
2. Tap on the category from which you would like to select a POI.
The Name of the Destination list opens. It contains the nearest POI
in the specified category, sorted by distance.
3. Tap on the name of the destination.
The map opens in Preview mode.
Information: For detailed information on how to start navigation, please
refer to chapter "Starting Navigation", page 16.
4.1.6
Last Destinations
In the LAST DEST. list, the navigation system saves the last
30 destinations to which you have navigated.
1. In the MENU window, tap on Destination > Last Dest..
2. Tap the destination to which you would like to navigate.
3. Tap the Start Navigation button.
The map opens in Preview mode.
Information: For detailed information on how to start navigation, please
refer to chapter "Starting Navigation", page 16.
4.1.7
Favorites
Destinations to which you want to travel often can be saved in the
FAVORITES list.
Up to 500 destinations can be saved in the FAVORITES list.
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Information: Information on how to save a destination can be found in
chapter "Saving Destinations" on page 18.
1. In the MENU window, tap on Destination > Favorites.
2. Tap the destination to which you would like to navigate.
3. Tap the Start Navigation button.
The map opens in Preview mode.
Information: For detailed information on how to start navigation, please
refer to chapter "Starting Navigation", page 16.
4.2
Navigating Homewards
You can save one address as Home Address. Navigation to your home
address can be initiated quickly.
The first time you tap the Home button, you will be requested to enter
your address.
Information: Further information about entering your home address
can be found in chapter "Defining as Home Address" on page 19.
►
In the MENU window, tap on Destination > Home.
If you have not yet entered your home address, a dialog window will
notify you of this.
Navigation starts. The route profile used for the previous navigation
applies.
4.3
Voice Commands
You can designate voice commands to destinations in the FAVORITES
list so that you can start navigation to these destinations "on command".
The route profile used for the previous navigation applies.
Information: You can set up a voice command when saving the
destination or at any later moment.
For information on setting up a voice command, please refer to chapter
"Setting up a Voice Command" on page 19.
1. In the MENU window, tap on Destination > Voice.
2. On prompting, repeat the voice command that you have set up for
the desired destination into the navigation system.
A dialog window shows the name of the destination.
3. Tap the Start Navigation button.
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Wait some seconds.
The map opens in Preview mode.
Information: For detailed information on how to start navigation, please
refer to chapter "Starting Navigation", page 16.
4.4
Determining Destinations on the Map
You may indicate a destination directly on the map. In addition to cities
and streets, you may also select POI quickly.
1. Tap the
(Show Map) button in the MENU window.
The map opens in Standard mode.
2. Tap the
(Destination Search) button.
The map opens in Destination Search mode.
3. Tap on the point to which you want to navigate.
Note: Please refer to chapter "Map in Destination Search Mode" on
page 31 for detailed information on how to change the map view so that
your destination can easily be seen on it.
The destination that you have selected appears under the cross
hairs.
The geographical coordinates of the destination and the
corresponding address are shown in the bottom third of the screen.
4. Tap the
(OK) button.
The DESTINATION ON MAP window opens. The detailed address data
of the selected destination is displayed in the upper left-hand
corner.
5. Tap the Take Me There button.
The map opens in Preview mode.
Information: For detailed information on how to start navigation, please
refer to chapter "Starting Navigation", page 16.
4.5
Starting Navigation
The map is open in Preview mode.
The navigation destination is depicted by a small flag. The route and the
estimated trip time are displayed.
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Route List
If you would like to see detailed directions for the route, tap the Route
List button.
Information: For detailed information about the functions in the ROUTE
LIST window, please refer to chapter "Route List" on page 34.
Route Profile
A so called route profile forms the basis of the route calculation.
Tap Options > Route Profile if you want to view or change the route
profile.
Note: If you change the route options, these remain valid for
subsequent navigation.
Information about how to change individual route profile settings can be
obtained by tapping on the corresponding
(Help) button.
The calculation of arrival times is based on the Route Profile setting.
This setting has no impact on the display of speed restrictions.
Starting Navigation
►
Tap the Start Navigation button or simply start driving.
Note: Text-to-Speech function will read off the street names during
navigation.
No GPS Reception
If the received GPS signal is insufficient, the following message will
appear: "GPS reception is currently not sufficient. Navigation starts
automatically as soon as GPS reception is OK again."
You have the following options:
►
►
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Wait. As soon as the GPS reception is sufficient for determining the
position, the route will be recalculated and you can begin the
navigation.
Tap the Cancel button. The window for destination entry opens.
Managing Destinations
Every destination that you enter and the destinations from the LAST
DEST. list may be saved to the FAVORITES list. This makes sense if you
frequently navigate to a particular destination.
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5.1
Saving Destinations
1. Enter a destination as described in "Search for a Destination" on
page 10. Do not tap the Start Navigation button!
- OR 1. Select a destination from the LAST DEST. list as described in chapter
"Last Destinations" on page 14. Do not tap the Start Navigation
button!
2. Tap Options > Save Destination.
3. Enter a name for the destination.
4. Tap the Home Address button if you want to save the destination as
your home address.
The Yes value is now written in black and underlined.
You can then always start navigation to this destination very quickly
by tapping Destination > Home in the MENU window.
5. Tap the Store a Voice Command button if you want to set up a
voice command for this destination, and follow the instructions
given on the screen.
You can then always start navigation to this destination very quickly
by tapping Destination > Voice in the MENU window and repeating
the stored command into the navigation device.
6. Tap the Change Icon button if you want to change the icon which
can be seen before the name of the destination. Then tap the icon
you want to use.
7. Tap the Save button.
5.2
Editing Favorites
One destination from the FAVORITES list can be defined as home
address. You can change the name and the icon of any destination
from the FAVORITES list. You can also set up or change a voice
command for any of these destinations.
1. From the FAVORITES list, select the destination for which you want
to execute one of the changes mentioned above. (see chapter
"Favorites" on page 14)
2. Tap Options > Edit.
The EDIT window opens. It shows the current settings.
5.2.1
Changing the Name
You can change the name of any favorite.
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3. Enter the new name of the destination.
4. Tap the Save button.
The previous window opens again.
The new name is displayed.
5.2.2
Defining as Home Address
Only one destination from the FAVORITES list can be defined as your
home address.
You can then always start navigation to this destination very quickly by
tapping Destination > Home in the MENU window.
3. Tap the Home Address field.
The Yes value is now written in black and underlined.
4. Tap the Save button.
The previous window opens again.
The selected favorite has now been saved as your home address.
By default, its icon is a small house. Its name is now "My Address".
5.2.3
Setting up a Voice Command
You can set up a voice command for any destination from the
FAVORITES list.
You can then always start navigation to this destination very quickly by
tapping Destination > Voice in the MENU window and repeating the
stored command into the navigation device.
3. Tap the Store a Voice Command field.
A dialog window prompts you to speak the voice command for the
selected destination into the navigation system.
4. Speak the command for the selected destination into the navigation
device.
The dialog window closes.
5. Tap the Save button.
The previous window opens again.
An asterisk (*) before the name of this favorite indicates that a voice
command has been set up for it.
5.2.4
Changing the Icon
An icon is displayed before the name of each favorite. To distinguish a
favorite you can assign a different icon to it.
3. Tap the Change Icon field.
4. Tap the icon you want to assign to the favorite.
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5. Tap the Save button.
The previous window opens again.
The selected icon is shown before the name of the favorite.
5.3
Deleting Favorites
Any destination from the FAVORITES list can be deleted.
1. Select the destination you want to delete from the FAVORITES list.
(see chapter "Favorites" on page 14)
2. Tap Options > Delete.
A dialog window prompts you to confirm deletion.
3. Tap the Yes button.
The FAVORITES list opens. The deleted destination is no longer
listed.
6
Routes with Stages
It is possible to plan routes without GPS reception, in the comfort of
your home for example. Planned routes can be saved for later use. This
allows you to plan as many routes as you like e.g. for your holidays.
6.1
Route Planning
►
In the MENU window, tap on Destination > Route Planning.
The ROUTE PLANNING window opens.
6.1.1
Entering the Starting Point
The starting point of a route is the point at which you want to begin your
trip. This is not necessarily the current location. If you are planning a
route for your holidays at home, you could, for example, enter your
hotel as the starting point.
The starting point is only important if you want to see a planned route
on the map, but currently have no GPS reception, or you are not
currently at the planned starting point. The starting point that you enter
therefore has the flow number "0".
As soon as you start navigation, your current location will be used as
the starting point for the route calculation.
The first stage is therefore the trip to the route point with the flow
number "1".
1. Tap the Specify Starting Point field.
The STARTING POINT menu opens.
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If you want to enter your current location as the starting point:
2. Tap on the Current Location menu item.
If you want to enter a different starting point:
2. Tap the corresponding button.
3. Enter the starting point. (See the corresponding section of chapter
"Navigation" on page 10)
4. Tap the Set Starting Point button.
The selected starting point will now be displayed next to the
0 (Starting Point) button.
Changing the Starting Point
►
Tap the Specify Starting Point field.
The STARTING POINT menu opens. You can now enter a different
starting point. Proceed as described above.
6.1.2
Entering Route Points
Route points of a route are destinations that you want to navigate to.
The flow number for each route point can be found on a button in front
of it.
1. Tap the Add Route Point field.
The ROUTE POINT menu opens.
2. Tap on the button for the desired destination entry type.
3. Enter the route point. (See the corresponding section of chapter
"Navigation" on page 10)
4. Tap the Add button.
The selected route point is now shown next to its flow number.
Repeat these steps for each destination that you want to add to your
route.
6.1.3
Editing Route Points
Route points can be deleted from a route. The order of the route points
can be varied as you like.
Note: The start point (flow number "0") can neither be moved nor
deleted.
►
Tap on the route point that you want to edit.
The context menu contains the following buttons:
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Route Point Up: Moves the selected route point forwards.
(Example: route point 2 becomes route point 1).
Route Point Down: Moves the selected route point backward.
(Example: route point 2 becomes route point 3).
Delete: Deletes the selected route point. A dialog window prompts
you to confirm deletion.
►
Tap on the route point's flow number to close the context menu.
Information: For detailed information on how to start navigation, please
refer to chapter "Navigation", page 23.
6.2
Saving Routes
You can save each planned route under a particular name.
Note: Only the start point and route points will be saved, not, however,
the calculated route. If you load a saved route, it must be recalculated
before navigation can start.
The ROUTE PLANNING window is open. You have entered the starting
point and at least one route point.
1. Tap Options > Save Route.
2. Enter a name for the route.
3. Tap the Save button.
The destination is now saved to the LOAD ROUTE list. The dialog
window closes.
6.3
Managing Routes
You can load, rename or delete stored routes.
The ROUTE PLANNING window is open.
1. Tap Options > Load Route.
The LOAD ROUTE list opens.
6.3.1
Loading Routes
2. Tap the route that you want to load.
3. Tap the Load Route button.
The ROUTE PLANNING window opens. The starting point and the
route points of the loaded route have been entered.
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6.3.2
Renaming Routes
2. Tap the route that you want to rename.
3. Tap Options > Rename.
4. Enter the new name of the route.
5. Tap the Save button.
The LOAD ROUTE list opens.
The new name displays.
6.3.3
Deleting Routes
2. Tap the route that you want to delete.
3. Tap Options > Delete.
A dialog window prompts you to confirm deletion.
4. Tap the Yes button.
The LOAD ROUTE list opens. The deleted route is no longer listed.
6.4
Navigation
The route must be calculated first. You may then start navigation or just
simulate it.
6.4.1
Calculating and Displaying Routes
It is possible to calculate and display a planned route on the map even
without GPS reception in order to get an impression of the journey.
The ROUTE PLANNING window is open. The starting point and at least
one route point have been entered.
1. Tap the Show Route button.
The map opens in Preview mode.
The starting point and the route points are marked by flags. For
each stage, the distance and the estimated trip time is given. This
data is also displayed for the entire route.
6.4.2
Simulating Routes
It is also possible to simulate navigation.
Note: The reception of GPS signals is not necessary for simulation.
Simulation is restricted to routes of 60 mi (60 mi) max.
The velocity of simulation is 36 km/h (23 mph). It cannot be changed.
You have calculated and displayed a route.
►
Routes with Stages
Tap Options > Simulation.
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The route will be recalculated for simulation purposes. Simulation
starts when calculation has finished.
Stopping Simulation
You may stop simulation at any time.
►
Tap the Menu button.
The MENU window opens.
6.4.3
Starting Navigation
You have calculated and displayed a route.
Route List
If you would like to see detailed directions for the route, tap the Route
List button.
Information: For detailed information about the functions in the ROUTE
LIST window, please refer to chapter "Route List" on page 34.
Route Profile
A so called route profile forms the basis of the route calculation.
Tap Options > Route Profile if you want to view or change the route
profile.
Note: If you change the route options, these remain valid for
subsequent navigation.
Information about how to change individual route profile settings can be
obtained by tapping on the corresponding
(Help) button.
The calculation of arrival times is based on the Route Profile setting.
This setting has no impact on the display of speed restrictions.
Starting Navigation
►
Tap the Start Navigation button or simply start driving.
Note: Text-to-Speech function will read off the street names during
navigation.
No GPS Reception
When the received GPS signal is not sufficient, the following message
appears:
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"GPS reception is currently not sufficient. Navigation starts
automatically as soon as GPS reception is OK again."
You have the following options:
►
►
7
Wait. As soon as the GPS reception is sufficient for determining the
position, the route will be recalculated and you can begin
navigation.
Tap the Cancel button. The ROUTE PLANNING window opens.
Options
Some windows offer options that lead to further functions.
►
Tap on the Options button to open the options list.
►
Tap the option you would like to execute.
►
If you would like to quit the options list without selecting an option,
tap the Options button again.
Delete: Deletes the selected destination from the FAVORITES list or the selected
route from the LOAD ROUTE list. A dialog window prompts you to confirm
deletion.
Delete All: Deletes all destinations from the LAST DEST. list. The list is then
empty. A dialog window prompts you to confirm deletion.
Delete Destination: Deletes the highlighted destination from the list (LAST DEST.
or FAVORITES). A dialog window prompts you to confirm deletion.
Edit:
Opens a window to edit the selected destination.
Factory Settings: Opens a window in which you can reset all settings to the
original factory settings.
GPS:
Opens the GPS STATUS window. Here you can see details regarding
GPS reception. You can also save the data of your current location.
For more detailed information, please refer to chapter "GPS Status,
Storing the Current Location" on page 33.
Load Route: Opens a dialog window in which you can load a stored route.
New Route: Deletes the starting point and all route points from the ROUTE
PLANNING window, so that you can plan a new route.
If necessary, save the previously planned route!
Rename: Opens a window in which you can change the name for the selected
route.
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Route List: Shows detailed directions for the route, including all points at which
you must turn.
For detailed information, please refer to chapter "Route List" , page 34.
Route Profile: Opens the ROUTE PROFILE window. Here you can view the
options for route planning and, if necessary, change them.
Save Destination: Saves the specified address or destination in the FAVORITES
list.
For detailed information, please refer to chapter "Saving Destinations" ,
page 18.
Save Route: Opens a window in which you can save the planned route under a
specific name.
For detailed information, please refer to chapter "Saving Routes", page
22.
Settings: Opens the SETTINGS window. Here you can configure the navigation
system.
For detailed information, please refer to chapter "Changing the
Navigation Settings" , page 37.
Show on Map: Shows the specified address on the map.
Simulation: Simulates a navigation based along the displayed route. This
simulation can be performed without GPS reception. Simulation is,
however, restricted to routes of max 100 km (60 mi).
Touch screen Calibration: Opens a window in which you can recalibrate the
touch screen (realign) should it react imprecisely to touch.
Traffic: Opens the TRAFFIC INFORMATION window in which pending reports are
listed.
For detailed information, please refer to chapter "TMC (Traffic
Information)", page 36.
8
Working with the Map
8.1
Maps
Even if you have stored several navigation maps on the SD Memory
Card in your navigation system, it can only operate with one map at a
time.
In the MENU window, tap Settings > Current Map in order to see which
map is currently being used. You can also select another map here.
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8.2
Map in Standard Mode
The map is always in Standard mode when you are not navigating,
when you have not calculated a route, and when no destination is being
searched for on the map.
The following characteristics are typical of this view:
Your current position is indicated by a triangle in red in the middle of the
lower third. If you move, the position of the triangle will not move on the
screen. Instead, the visible map section will scroll, corresponding to
your position.
The system selects the scale of the map depending on your current
speed.
►
Tap the
(Destination Search) to open the map in
Destination Search mode.
Information: For more detailed information, please refer to chapter
"Map in Destination Search Mode" on page 31.
Functions of the Map in Standard Mode
When the map is open in Standard mode, tap any point on the map.
Buttons with various functions will be displayed.
2D/3D: Changes between 2D and 3D mode. The symbol for the mode that is
currently set is marked orange.
Day/Night: Changes the display mode between "day" and "night". The symbol
for the mode that is currently set is marked orange.
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8.3
Map in Preview Mode
You have entered a destination and tapped the Start Navigation button.
- OR You have planned or loaded a route and tapped the Show Route
button.
The map opens in Preview mode. The entire route is visible.
1
2
The route is highlighted in orange.
A triangle in red shows the current position.
If you display a planned or loaded route and the specified starting point
is not your current location, then the current position is possibly not
shown on the preview.
3
The destination is marked with a little flag.
If you display a planned or loaded route, the starting point and each
route point will be marked with a little flag.
4
You will see the total distance for the route in a small info box, together
with the estimated trip time and the estimated time of arrival.
Note: The data displayed depends on the settings you have configured
in the MENU window under Settings > Basic Settings.
If you display a route with several stages, you will see this information
for each stage.
►
►
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Tap the Route List button to view detailed directions for the route.
(see "Route List" on page 34)
Tap the Start Navigation button in order to begin the trip.
Working with the Map
When you display a planned or loaded route, the route may be
recalculated. Starting point for the calculation is your current
location. You will now be guided to the first route point entered.
►
8.4
Tap on
(Destination Search), in order to view the map in
Destination Search mode. (Refer to "Map in Destination Search
Mode” page 31)
Map in Navigation Mode
After the route has been viewed in Preview mode, the navigation has
been started.
The map opens in Navigation mode.
1
Signposting to be followed is displayed here.
2
Maximum speed limitations are displayed here (where available).
3
The route is marked by the color orange.
4
The traffic lanes to be followed to your destination are depicted in the
color orange.
5
When two maneuvers need to be executed in quick succession, the
small arrow field indicates the second maneuver to be executed.
6
The large arrow field shows a schematic depiction of the next junction
which you should turn on to. The remaining distance to this junction is
displayed beneath.
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As you get closer to the junction, you will see a spot diagram instead of
the distance.
The nearer you get to the junction, the fewer yellow spots are displayed.
If you don't have to change direction for a longer period, you will see
only a forward-facing arrow. The distance for which you are to follow the
road you are on is displayed beneath the arrow.
►
Tap the large arrow-field to hear current route instructions.
7
A triangle in red shows your current position on the map. The map
sector displayed changes continually so that your current position is
always more or less centered on the map.
8
The height above sea level and the current speed are displayed here.
9
The remaining distance to the destination, the estimated duration of the
trip, and the estimated time of arrival can be seen in the Total field.
10
If you are navigating a route with several stages, you will see the
remaining distance to the next interim destination, the estimated
duration of the trip, and the estimated time of arrival in the Next field.
11
The name of the next stretch of road that you must travel on is
displayed in the upper street field.
12
The name of the street you are currently traveling on is displayed in the
lower street field.
Note: The displays for many of the above mentioned fields can be
configured under Options > Settings > Basic Settings. Some fields are
only visible if the corresponding information is available in the map data.
Note: If you tap on the large arrow field, the current route instruction will
be repeated.
►
Tap on
(Destination Search), in order to view the map in
Destination Search mode. (Refer to "Map in Destination Search
Mode” page 31)
Quitting Navigation
1. Tap the Menu button.
The MENU window opens.
2. Tap the Exit Navigation button to quit navigation.
A dialog window prompts you to confirm.
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3. Tap the Yes button.
Functions of the Map in Navigation Mode
When the map is open in Navigation mode, tap any point on the map.
Buttons with various functions will be displayed.
2D/3D: Changes between 2D and 3D mode. The symbol for the mode that is
currently set is marked orange.
Day/Night: Changes the display mode between "day" and "night". The symbol
for the mode that is currently set is marked orange.
Interim Destination: Opens the menu for entering a way point.
The navigation system will first guide you to this interim destination.
Afterwards, you can simply continue your original navigation.
Skip Route Point: Tap this button to omit the next route point. This button is
inactive when less than 2 route points are pending.
Block: Tap this button in order to block a section of the route that lies in front of
you, i.e. to recalculate the route in order to avoid this section of the
route, e.g. if you have heard of a traffic jam relating to this section on
the radio.
Tap this button again to remove the block.
POI on Route: Tap this button to display POI on your route. This enables you to
find out, for example, how far it is to the nearest services. A destination
shown here can be added as an interim destination by tapping the
(Interim Destination) button to the right of its entry in the list.
8.5
Map in Destination Search Mode
The map is always in Destination Search mode when a pair of cross
hairs can be seen.
When you are driving, the map's orientation does not change. It is
always oriented with north at the top.
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Zoom Out: The map section shown becomes larger, but you will see
fewer details.
Zoom In: The map section becomes smaller, but you will see more
details.
Zoom Mode: When this button is active, you can plot a map section with
your finger.
Plot the map section from upper left to bottom right and it will then zoom
to fit the screen size.
Plot the map section from bottom right to top left, and the map will zoom
out.
Pan Mode: When this button is active, you can move the map section
with your finger. Simply drag the map in the desired direction.
Entire Route: Zooms the map so that the entire route is visible.
Current Position: Selects the map section shown so that the current
location is centered.
8.5.1
Operating in Destination Search Mode
1. Tap on the point to which you want to navigate.
The destination that you have selected appears under the cross
hairs.
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Working with the Map
The geographical coordinates of the destination and the
corresponding address are shown in the bottom third of the screen.
2. Tap the
(OK) button.
Buttons with various functions will be displayed.
Note: Not all functions are always available. The Interim Destination
function for example is only available when you are currently navigating.
Take Me There: Starts navigation to the selected point. If you are currently
navigating, this route navigation will be cancelled.
Interim Destination: Sets the selected point as way point. The navigation system
will first guide you to this interim destination. Afterwards, you can simply
continue your original navigation.
This function is only active during navigation.
Set as Destination: Adds the selected point as the last point in the route plan. If
no route plan was open, the selected point will become the first point in
a new route plan.
Save: Opens the SAVE DESTINATION AS... window. You can enter a name,
under which the selected point will be stored in the FAVORITES list.
Information: For more detailed information, please refer to chapter
"Saving Destinations" on page 18.
Search Nearby: Opens the POI NEARBY window. Here you can search for
destinations near the specified point. (see "POI Nearby" on page 11)
►
►
Tap
(Destination Search), in order to quit the Destination
Search mode. You will be returned to the window from which you
started this mode.
Tap the Menu button, in order to return to the MENU window.
Add to Route: Opens route planning. The address specified will be added as the
first route point of a new route.
For detailed information, please refer to chapter "Routes with Stages",
page 20.
9
Useful Functions
9.1
GPS Status, Storing the Current Location
In the GPS STATUS window, you will find an overview of the data the
navigation system retrieves from the received GPS signals.
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1. In the MENU window, tap on Information > GPS.
The current location can be stored in the FAVORITES list.
2. Tap the Save Position button.
The SAVE DESTINATION AS... dialog window opens. The cursor
blinks in the Name field.
3. Enter a name for the destination.
4. Tap the Home Address button if you want to save the destination as
your home address.
The Yes value is now written in black and underlined.
You can then always start navigation to this location very quickly by
tapping Destination > Home in the MENU window.
5. Tap the Store a Voice Command button if you want to set up a
voice command for this destination, and follow the instructions
given on the screen.
You can then always start navigation to this destination very quickly
by tapping Destination > Voice in the MENU window and repeating
the stored command into the navigation device.
6. Tap the Change Icon button if you want to change the icon which is
to be seen before the name of the destination. Then tap the icon
you want to use.
7. Tap the Save button.
9.2
Route List
You can display detailed directions of the calculated route before
starting navigation. This list displays all of the driving instructions in
table form. Here it is also possible to block individual route sections. In
this case a different route will be calculated.
You have entered a destination and tapped the Start Navigation button.
- OR You have planned or loaded a route and tapped the Show Route
button.
The map is open in Preview mode.
►
Tap the Route List button.
The ROUTE LIST window opens.
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Useful Functions
1
Schematic depiction of the next junction where you must turn.
2
Distance to this junction.
3
Name of the street onto which you must turn.
4
Indicates whether you want to travel on the relevant route section or
not.
(Allow): The relevant section may be included on the route.
(Forbid): The relevant section may not be included on the route.
9.2.1
Blocking Route Sections
1. Tap on the route sections that you do not want to travel on, so that
the
2. Tap the
(Forbid) symbol appears next to them.
(Modify Route) button.
The navigation system calculates an alternative route avoiding the
route sections selected. The new driving instructions are displayed
in the ROUTE LIST window.
3. Tap the
9.2.2
(Back) button to close the ROUTE LIST window.
Removing Blocks and Using Original Routes
Section blocks can be removed at anytime.
►
Useful Functions
In the ROUTE LIST window, tap on Options > Calculate the original
route.
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9.3
TMC (Traffic Information)
An external TMC Traffic Receiver (CY-TM200U) may be connected to
the navigation system. This enables the system to change the route
dynamically in order to avoid a traffic jam, for example.
Note: This function is only available if TMC traffic messages are being
transmitted in the region in which you are traveling. This is not the case
in all regions.
9.3.1
Displaying Traffic Messages
The current traffic reports are available via the options of several
windows.
►
In the MENU window, tap on Information > Traffic.
The TRAFFIC INFORMATION window opens.
Selecting the Type of Displayed Messages
Above the list, the Traffic reports button shows the type of traffic
messaging listed and how many messages of this type are listed.
1. Tap the Traffic reports button.
2. Select the type of messages to be displayed.
3. Tap the OK button.
Displaying Message Details
For each traffic message in the list, information about the location and
type of traffic obstruction will be displayed.
►
Tap the
(Information) button of the message for which you
would like to see details.
Avoiding / Ignoring Congestions
The navigation system can Evade (
) or Ignore (
) congestion
on the route. The Evade / Ignore button shows the corresponding
status.
►
►
9.3.2
Tap the
window.
(Back) button to close the TRAFFIC INFORMATION
TMC Settings
►
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Tap the button to select the alternative setting.
In the TRAFFIC INFORMATION window, tap on TMC Settings.
Useful Functions
In the TMC SETTINGS window, you can set and configure the TMC traffic
station, this will determine the effect a received traffic message
concerning your route will have on consequent routing.
Tuning Mode
Tap the Tuning Mode button to determine the settings for the station
you have chosen to receive traffic information.
►
►
►
Automatically: Use the arrow keys of the station section to select
another station. The system will search for another station if
reception becomes poor.
Hold station: Use the arrow keys of the station section to select
another station. The system will search for the same station on a
different frequency if the signal becomes poor.
Hold frequency: Use the arrow keys of the station section to select
another station. The system will not search for another station if
reception becomes poor.
Recalculate Route
Tap on Recalculate Route to determine the effect new messages
concerning your route have on route calculation.
►
►
10
Automatically: An alternative route avoiding the traffic obstruction
will be calculated automatically.
On request: New messages will be displayed. In this window, you
can determine whether or not an alternative route should be
calculated.
Changing the Navigation Settings
The SETTINGS window is the point from which you can start customizing
the navigation system to match your personal preferences.
►
In the MENU window, tap on Settings.
The SETTINGS window has numerous buttons: Current Map, POI, Basic
Settings and Route Profile.
►
Tap a button to open the corresponding settings window.
The settings of the individual windows are distributed on several screen
pages. You can toggle between these screens with the
Left) and
Changing the Navigation Settings
(To the
(To the Right) buttons.
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Some settings can only accept two or three different values. These
settings can be recognized by the
(Toggle) button. All possible
values are visible. The current value is written in black and underlined.
►
Tap the
values.
(Toggle) button to alternate between the possible
Some settings can accept several different values. These settings can
be recognized by the
is visible.
1. Tap the
(List) button. The value that is currently valid
(List) button.
A list with all possible values opens. The value that is currently valid
is marked.
2. Tap the desired value.
3. Tap the OK button.
The list closes. The new value will be displayed.
For each setting there is a
(Help) button. When you tap it, you will
see a precise explanation of the corresponding setting.
You can close the settings windows in two ways:
►
Tap the Done button.
Any changes you have made will be adopted.
►
Tap the Cancel button.
Any changes you have made will not be adopted.
The SETTINGS window is open again.
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Changing the Navigation Settings
11
Index
A
Direct Access .................................... 14
Address
Indicate ......................................... 10
Input Sequence............................. 10
E
B
Edit
Favorites ....................................... 18
Energy................................................. 7
Entering data....................................... 9
Block............................................ 31, 35
C
Calibration ......................................... 26
Change Icon ................................ 18, 19
Configuration ..................................... 37
Current Location
Save.............................................. 34
D
Data entry............................................ 9
Delete
Favorites ....................................... 20
Routes .......................................... 23
Destination
Address......................................... 10
Direct Access................................ 14
Favorites ....................................... 14
From Map ..................................... 16
Home ............................................ 15
Home Address .............................. 15
Indicate ......................................... 10
Input Sequence............................. 10
Last Destinations .......................... 14
POI................................................ 11
in a City .................................... 12
Nationwide................................ 12
Nearby...................................... 11
Route List................................ 17, 24
Save.............................................. 18
Start Navigation ............................ 16
Store a Voice Command......... 18, 19
Voice............................................. 15
Index
F
Favorites
Change Icon ........................... 18, 19
Delete ........................................... 20
Destination.................................... 14
Edit ............................................... 18
Home Address ........................ 18, 19
Indicate ......................................... 14
My Address................................... 19
Rename ........................................ 18
Store a Voice Command ........ 18, 19
G
GPS
Faulty reception ............................ 10
Information.................................... 33
Symbols .......................................... 7
H
Home................................................. 15
Home Address ...................... 15, 18, 19
I
Input Sequence ................................. 10
Interim Destination ............................ 31
K
Keyboard............................................. 8
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L
R
Last Destinations
Destination.................................... 14
Indicate ......................................... 14
Recalculate Route............................. 37
Rename
Favorites ....................................... 18
Routes .......................................... 23
Route List
Block............................................. 35
Show................................. 17, 24, 34
Route Planning ................................. 20
Route points
Delete ........................................... 22
Indicate ......................................... 21
Order ...................................... 21, 22
Route Profile ............................... 17, 24
Routes
Calculate....................................... 23
Delete ........................................... 23
Load.............................................. 22
Manage......................................... 22
Planning........................................ 20
Rename ........................................ 23
Route points ................................. 21
Save ............................................. 22
Simulation..................................... 23
Start Navigation ............................ 24
Starting Point ................................ 20
M
Map
Destination Search ....................... 31
Navigation..................................... 29
Preview ......................................... 28
Standard ....................................... 27
Menu ................................................... 7
My Address ....................................... 19
N
Navigation
Block ....................................... 31, 35
Interim Destination........................ 31
No GPS reception................... 17, 24
POI on Route ................................ 31
Route List................................ 17, 24
Route Profile ........................... 17, 24
Skip Route Point ........................... 31
Start ........................................ 16, 24
O
Options .......................................... 9, 25
P
Phone .................................................. 7
Picture ................................................. 7
POI
Direct Access................................ 14
in a City......................................... 12
Nationwide .................................... 12
Nearby .......................................... 11
POI on Route..................................... 31
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S
Safety information ............................... 5
Save
Destination.................................... 18
Routes .......................................... 22
Service ................................................ 5
Settings
Calibration .................................... 26
Configuration ................................ 37
Volume ........................................... 6
Show Map ........................................... 6
Simulation
Quit ............................................... 24
Start .............................................. 23
Skip Route Point ............................... 31
Software keyboard .............................. 8
Store a Voice Command ............. 18, 19
Index
T
TMC
Recalculate Route ........................ 37
Show............................................. 36
Symbols .......................................... 8
Tuning Mode ................................. 37
TMC Settings
Recalculate Route ........................ 37
TMC .............................................. 36
Traffic Information......................... 36
Tuning Mode ................................. 37
Trade marks ........................................ 5
Traffic Information
Recalculate Route ........................ 37
Show............................................. 36
Tuning Mode ................................. 37
Tuning Mode ..................................... 37
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Voice ................................................. 15
Volume ................................................ 6
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