Navtrak 905GX Install Guide

Navtrak 905GX Install Guide
Navtrak Mobile Manager ®
905X/905 IIG Installation Guide
January 2006
Driving Business Productivity
Table of Contents
Section 1:
Installation Tools Checklist ......................................................... 1
Section 2:
Preparing for Installation ............................................................ 2
Section 3:
Bench Testing the Mobile Manager® ......................................... 3
Section 4:
Installing the Mobile Manager in Vehicles .................................. 4
Installation Checklist .................................................................. 6
Basic Installation Diagram ......................................................... 7
Power Cable Guide .................................................................... 8
Mobile Manager® Diagram ........................................................ 9
Pin Layout Definition Chart ...................................................... 10
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Section 1: Installation Tools Checklist
1. Navtrak Street Suite must be installed on computer with internet access.
(If you are an running a older version of the Navtrak Mapping Software, please contact
Navtrak Technical Support at 800-787-2337.)
Computer Operating System Requirements:
❏ Windows 2000
❏ Windows XP (Home or Professional Edition)
(For other operating systems, contact Technical Support at 800-787-2337.)
❏ Pentium II-based PC 233 MHz or faster
❏ 128MB (256MB recommended)
Hard Drive Space
❏ 725MB HD space
❏ VGA or better display 1024x768 resolution
❏ 8mb video card (16mb recommended)
Web Browser
❏ Internet Explorer 6.0 or higher
❏ AOL 8.0 or higher
Internet Access
❏ Minimum speed 56 Kbps
2. Be prepared for all bench testing and installations with the following:
Bench Utilities:
❏ Tri-band antenna
❏ 110VAC to 12 VDC converter
❏ All power cables
❏ Standard RS-232 9-pin serial cable
Installation Items:
❏ Voltmeter
❏ Torque Seal
❏ Spare Magnetic Mount Tri-band antenna
❏ Spare 34-pin Molex Connector
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Section 2: Preparing for Installation
Note -- Covert Installations
1. Review your installation plans with the
customer to ensure proper antenna type
and placement. Keep in mind the antenna
has to see the sky, and it cannot be obstructed by metal objects, (such as ladders
stored on vehicle roof). Whenever possible
use a tri-band high gain through hole 5/8”
bolt antenna (PART # 402120). This
antenna may also be adapted for mirror,
trunk lip, or L-bracket mounting.
1. Navtrak does not take responsibility for system performance degradation when using
concealed or disguised antennas (covert
2. If the customer insists on concealing units,
they should be advised of possible additional labor costs for upgrades and possible
2. Navtrak Mobile Managers should always be
mounted in a secure location where LED’s
can be read and unit easily removed for
3. Navtrak requires customer to sign a release
for customer choice of covert antenna and/
or concealed installations.
Section 3: Bench Testing the Mobile Manager®
5. Login using your username and password.
6. At the top center of the page select
“Bench Test Center”.
7. Select “Vehicle Last Report”.
8. Scroll down and select the new customer to
be installed.
9. You can now view the last report for each
vehicle. Remember that you are looking at
a web page; to view the latest updates,
you must refresh your browser.
Although Navtrak ships all units programmed
and tested, it is highly recommended that
each unit is bench tested prior to scheduling
1. Attach GPS and RF data antenna cables.
2. Power up unit.
3. Wait 5 to 10 minutes for the unit to receive
GPS satellites position information (acquire
GPS lock).
4. Go to
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Section 4: Installing the Mobile Manager® in Vehicles
(Also see the checklist on page 6.)
2. Antenna placement and mounting
1. Mobile Manager® location
a. Antennas should be mounted in an open
area where the antenna has “good” lineof-site to see the satellites in the sky.
Mobile Manager® should be mounted in a
safe area and the LED’s should be easily
seen by a service technician or customer.
This will assist technical trouble shooting, so
a customer can tell a remote technician what
the LED’s are doing.
b. Do not mount any antenna within
6 inches of any metal object that
extends above the antenna. This may
cause false readings or obstruct
line-of-site to satellites.
Note: Concealing the Mobile Manager® is
never a good idea and the customer will have
to pay higher technical cost due to the additional labor required to manage covertly
installed units.
c. If an antenna is to be mounted on a nonmetal surface, an antenna with a built-in
ground plane must be used.
a. Determine a location in the vehicle that
is free of moisture and out of the way.
Note: Do not mount unit in the engine
d. Adhere glass mount antennas on clean
glass surfaces. The antenna placement
area on the glass should have little to no
Navtrak recommends mounting the unit
in the following areas:
e. Always use the recommended 3db
gain tri-band antenna recommended
by Navtrak. The additional 3db gain will
help cellular coverage in fringe areas
and reduce buffering periods.
1. Under the seats but away from heat
ducts and electric seat motors.
2. In the trunk either on the shelf, under
the rear deck, or in a compartment.
3. Under the dashboard or behind the
glove box.
f. Run the antenna cables to the Mobile
Manager®, being careful not to crimp
the cables or put stress on the connectors. Excess antenna cables should
be zipped tied and secured. Exposed
antenna cables and any other exposed
wiring should be loomed. Do not splice
antenna cables.
b. Mount the Mobile Manager® using ¼
inch screws or tie straps.
Navtrak will not stand behind any installation where installers have used unapproved antennas. Poorly placed or unapproved antennas can seriously degrade
system performance. If Navtrak discovers a customer’s system to be degraded
due to poor installation, improper antenna location or unapproved antenna,
Navtrak will correct the problem and bill the Sales Partner who installed the
system for time and materials used to correct the problem.
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Section 4
3. Connecting power cables
4. Optional accessory items
a. Route the power cables from the
Mobile Manager® to the fuse panel of
the vehicle. All 12 volt connections must
be fused with the fuse installed as close
to the 12 volt source as possible. Using
a voltmeter, locate a constant +12VDC
point that does not drop below +10.5
VDC when the engine is started.
Connect the red wire to this point. If any
splices need to be made, use the appropriate connectors or solder and tape the
If any switches, outputs, or temperature
probes are used, wire them to the accessory plug using the pin out diagram
(page 10).
5. Apply Torque Seal
All antenna connectors, fuse holders
and electrical connections should have
torque seal applied.
b. The ground wire (black wire) should be
screwed to chassis ground. If chassis is
painted, paint should be scrapped first.
Do not use the screw holes on the Mobile Manager® as a ground.
c. When attaching to a switched 12 volt
source (green wire), use industry standard connectors to attach wires to the
fuse block and then tie-wrap to secure
wire, so it can not be pulled out. Prior to
attaching, be sure to use a voltmeter to
locate a switched +12VDC point that is
only present when the ignition is on.
d. All exposed wiring should be secured
and loomed.
e. Once all power cable assembly connections are made, test the pins in the 4-pin
Molex connector to verify proper voltage
and grounding.
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Installation Checkpoints
Checkpoint 1 Mobile Manager® Location
❏ Mobile Manager® must be installed in an environmentally safe area (ie. Dry, climate controlled)
❏ Mobile Manager® must be in an area where it is easily serviceable
❏ Mobile Manager® must be secured (ie. Self tapping screws, zip ties, Velcro, double sided tape on
horizontal surface)
❏ Vehicle label (vehicle alias)
Checkpoint 2 Antenna Location
❏ Surface mount antennas must be mounted on flat surface
❏ All antenna placement must have clear line-of-sight to the sky
❏ Nut on surface mount antennas must be secured tightly (concave side of nut must be in direct
contact of mounting surface)
❏ If installing antenna on metal, nut must adhere to metal surface, if a metal surface is not available,
a ground plane must be installed (per the manufacturer’s specifications)
❏ Glass surface for placing a glass mount antenna must be clean and clear of debris
❏ Location of glass mount antenna must not interfere with wiper blades in operation
❏ Glass area where mounting antenna should have a 30 degree angle
❏ Antenna must not be placed under any over hanging objects
❏ Antenna must not be placed closer than 6” from light bars, or sirens
❏ Antenna cable should be free of crimping or pinching
❏ If antenna cable is exposed (or in a high stress area) the cable should be loomed
❏ Extra antenna cable should be zip tied and secured
❏ Antenna should be securely fastened to Mobile Manager® antenna connections
❏ Be careful not to “over tighten” GPS Antenna connector onto Mobile Manager® connector
❏ Place torque seal on antenna connections
❏ Antenna cables may be extended up to 20 feet
❏ Use Navtrak approved tri-band antennas only
Checkpoint 3 Power leads and ground wire
❏ Red wire should be connected to a constant source of 12 volts which does not drop below
10.5 volts when engine is running
❏ Green wire should be connected to a 12 volt power source that is only available when
ignition state is “on”
❏ Black wire should be grounded to chassis (bare metal) It is important that Mobile Manager®
mounting screws are not used for a source of grounding.
❏ When wiring to the fuse panel, installer must connect using industry standard connectors
(such as: pig tail and brass terms)
❏ Torque seal must be applied to the fuse connections
❏ When connecting fuse blocks to power leads, installer must connect wires using 18 gauge butt
connectors (provided in power kit)
❏ If wires are exposed (or in a high stress area) loom must be applied and wires must be secured
(no sagging)
❏ Voltage must be checked at molex power connector
❏ After connecting molex connector to the Mobile Manager®, torque seal must be applied
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Basic Installation Diagram
Basic Installation Guide
Mobile Manager®
(Black Wire)
(Red Wire)
Constant +12VDC
(Green Wire)
Ignition +12VDC
LEDs for diagnostics
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Power Cable Guide
Power Cable
Molex Pin Out Diagram
Pin 1
Constant +12VCD
Ignition Input +12VCD
Not used
3 Amp fuse
+12VDC Constant
Pin 4
3 Amp fuse
+12VDC Ignition
Pin 2
Vehicle Ground
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Mobile Manager Diagram
Front View
4 Pin Molex
Power Cable
LEDs for Diagnostics
34 Pin Molex
I/O Connector
PWR (Green)
GPS (Amber)
REG (Amber)
TX (Red)
Lit constant when ignition is on.
Fast flash when ignition is off.
Slow flash when unit is in sleep mode.
Lit constant when GPS is registered.
Lit constant when unit is registered.
Flashes when data packets are transmitted.
Rear View
Tri-band Antenna Connection
GPS Antenna
9 Pin Serial Connection
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Pin Layout Definition Chart
Pin# Wire Color
Input # 1
Input # 2
Input # 3
Input # 4
Future Use
Future Use
Future Use
Future Use
2, 4, 6, 8
Input Grounds
Output #1
Future Use
Future Use
Future Use
Output Ground
Temperature Sensor Positive
Temperature Sensor Negative
Future Use
Future Use
Test Mode Enable (Active Low)
Program Enable (Active Low)
33 31 29 27 25 23 21 19 17 15 13 11 9 7 5 3 1
34 32 30 28 26 24 22 20 18 16 14 12 10 8 6 4 2
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