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GPS Chart Plotter Emulator
Installation Guide
TABLE OF CONTENTS
1. INTRODUCTION
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1.0
GENERAL INFORMATION ............................................................................... 3
2. GETTING STARTED
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2.0
PLOTTER EMULATOR CAPABILITY .............................................................. 5
2.1
INSTALLING THE PLOTTER EMULATOR SOFTWARE ................................ 5
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1. INTRODUCTION
1.0
GENERAL INFORMATION
The Standard Horizon GPS Chart Plotter Emulator is an application that allows you to
explore the features and operations of a real Standard Horizon GPS Chart Plotter.
Standard Horizon has developed emulators that allow you to practice with a Standard
Horizon GPS Chart Plotter while using a personal computer, and are compatible with
Windows 2000, XP and Vista 32 only.
The emulator is controlled by moving the mouse icon over a key on the emulator and right
clicking on the mouse key. The up left, right, up and down keys can also be used to move
the cursor and move through the menus.
In addition, right clicking the mouse while not hovering the mouse over a button you will
activate the [ENT] key. By left clicking the mouse while not hovering the mouse icon over
a button you will activate the [CLR] key.
For your convenience the following chart areas have been pre-loaded into the emulator.
San Diego CA
Portland OR
Vancouver BC Canada
Seattle WA
Victoria WA
Saul Saint Marie MI
Georgian Bay MI
Staten Island NY
Washington DC
Charleston SC
Miami FL
Houston TX
If you have questions or comments, we invite you to email us at marinetech@vxstdusa.com,
or contact our product support team at 800/767-2450 M-F 7:00 to 5:00 PST.
The available Standard Horizon GPS Chart Plotters are the following:
· CP180, CP180i and CPF180i
· CP300, CP300i and CPF300i
· CPV350
· CP500
· CPV550
After the PC Emulator programmed is downloaded from www.standardhorizon and loaded
onto your PC (refer to section 2.1) you will be able to see and use a Standard Horizon GPS
Chart Plotter on the display of your computer.
The GPS Chart Plotter screen is displayed on the real image of the GPS Chart Plotter. The
user can click the GPS Chart Plotter keys on the screen and see the result on the screen
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as he was operating the real unit.
If you have any questions or comments, we invite you to visit www.standardhorizon.com to
send an E-Mail or contact the Product Support team at 800-767-2450 M-F 7:00-5:00PST.
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2. GETTING STARTED
2.0
PLOTTER EMULATOR CAPABILITY
The Plotter Emulator has the following capabilities:
· Built in World Wide Background Maps
The Plotter Emulator does not have the following capabilities:
· Video Input
· VHF radio in and output via NMEA
· GPS Antenna connection
· Black Box Fish Finder and Radar
2.1
INSTALLING THE PLOTTER EMULATOR SOFTWARE
Download the Plotter Emulator software from the Standard Horizon web site and save to
the desk top of your PC.
To start the installation procedure:
1. Double click on the Setup file (e.g. CP300 (i) & CPF300i_setup_160200R.exe).
CP300 (i) & CPF300i_setup_160200R.exe
2. Click on Next button to continue with the installation or Cancel button to exit the Setup
program.
3. For best viewing, the screen resolution of your PC may have to be changed. When
prompted, click on the Choose Screen Resolution button to show the Display
Properties window will be shown. Locate the Screen area bar graph, click and drag
the slider to the right until the desired screen resolution is selected (see the following
table for the suggested screen resolution). After the screen resolution has been
selected, press the OK button.
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Screen Resolution Table
GPS Chart Plotter
CP180/180i
CPF180i
CP300/300i
CPF300i
CPV350
CP500
CPV550
Screen Resolution
1024 x 768
1024 x 768
1280 x 800
1280 x 800
1280 x 800
1280 x 900
1280 x 960
4. Click on the Create a desktop icon in the Select Additional Tasks window and click on
the Next button.
5. A Ready to Install window will be shown, click on the Install button.
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6. An Installing window will be shown displaying the progress of the installation of the
Plotter Emulator. When this process is finished, the last window will be shown, click
the Launch check box and click on Finish to start the emulator.
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