LX7007 Basic LX 7007 Compact

LX7007 Basic LX 7007 Compact
LX7007 Basic
LX 7007 Compact
V2.02
Variometer and GPS-Navigation System
With SD card and Flarm interface
LX navigation
d.o.o.
Tkalska 10 SLO 3000 Celje
+ 386 3 490 46 70
support@lxnavigation.si
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http://www.lxnavigation.si
LX 7007 Basic/Compact V 2.02
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Contents
Contents ......................................................................................................................................................................................... 3
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General................................................................................................................................................................................... 6
1.1
Technical data ................................................................................................................................................................ 7
1.1.1
Options (not valid for LX 7007 Compact) ............................................................................................................. 7
1.1.1.1 Double seater configuration .............................................................................................................................. 7
1.1.1.2 Remote control.................................................................................................................................................. 7
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System description................................................................................................................................................................. 8
2.1
Rotary switches.............................................................................................................................................................. 8
2.1.1
ON/Start button-switching the instrument ON and OFF........................................................................................ 8
2.1.1.1 Storing of actual position .................................................................................................................................. 9
2.1.2
Mode selector (rotary switch) ........................................................................................................................... 9
2.1.3
UP/Down selector (rotary switch).......................................................................................................................... 9
2.1.4
ENTER button ....................................................................................................................................................... 9
2.1.5
ESC/OFF button .................................................................................................................................................... 9
2.1.6
EVENT/MARK button .......................................................................................................................................... 9
2.1.7
MC/BAL buttons ................................................................................................................................................. 10
2.1.8
ZOOM (rotary switch) ......................................................................................................................................... 10
2.2
Operating Modes.......................................................................................................................................................... 10
2.3
Setup ............................................................................................................................................................................ 11
2.3.1
Setup (first level) ................................................................................................................................................. 11
2.3.1.1 QNH RES (QNH and Safety Altitude input) .................................................................................................. 11
2.3.1.2 Flight Info (Input of Pilot data) ....................................................................................................................... 12
2.3.1.3 INIT (Iput of Variometer parameters)............................................................................................................. 13
2.3.1.4 Display ............................................................................................................................................................ 14
2.3.1.5 Transfer ........................................................................................................................................................... 14
2.3.2
System Setup (Second level) ............................................................................................................................... 15
2.3.2.1 AS Select (Selection of airspace sections) ...................................................................................................... 15
2.3.2.2 Voice Module.................................................................................................................................................. 15
2.3.2.3 TP (Turn points).............................................................................................................................................. 17
2.3.2.4 OBS. ZONE (Observation zone)..................................................................................................................... 17
2.3.2.4.1
START ZONE....................................................................................................................................... 18
2.3.2.4.2
POINT ZONE........................................................................................................................................ 19
2.3.2.4.3
FINISH ZONE....................................................................................................................................... 20
2.3.2.4.4
Using of LXe for zone preparation ........................................................................................................ 21
2.3.2.5 WARNINGS (Airspace Penetration and Height warnings) ............................................................................ 21
2.3.2.5.1
Airspace Warnings ................................................................................................................................ 21
2.3.2.5.2
Altitude Warnings.................................................................................................................................. 23
2.3.2.6 GPS ................................................................................................................................................................. 23
2.3.2.7 UNITS............................................................................................................................................................. 24
2.3.2.8 GRAPHIC ....................................................................................................................................................... 24
2.3.2.8.1
Symbol................................................................................................................................................... 24
2.3.2.8.2
Airspace (Graphic) ................................................................................................................................ 25
2.3.2.8.3
APT (Graphic) ....................................................................................................................................... 26
2.3.2.8.4
TP (Graphic) .......................................................................................................................................... 26
2.3.2.9 PILOTS (Pilot list) .......................................................................................................................................... 26
2.3.2.10
NMEA/PDA (NMEA output for PDA) ...................................................................................................... 27
2.3.2.11
DEL TP/TSK (Delete TP and task) ............................................................................................................ 28
2.3.2.12
POLAR....................................................................................................................................................... 28
2.3.2.13
LOAD......................................................................................................................................................... 28
2.3.2.14
TE COMP. (Total Energy Compensation) ................................................................................................. 29
2.3.2.15
INPUT ........................................................................................................................................................ 30
2.3.2.16
LCD IND. (LCD vario indicator) ............................................................................................................... 31
2.3.2.17
COMPASS(not valid for LX 7007 Compact) ............................................................................................ 32
2.3.2.18
AUDIO (Adjustment of audio)................................................................................................................... 32
2.3.2.19
ALARMS ................................................................................................................................................... 33
2.3.2.20
FLARM ...................................................................................................................................................... 33
2.3.2.21
SD CARD (SD card formatting) ................................................................................................................ 33
2.3.2.22
OPTIONS (Not valid for LX 7007 Compact) ............................................................................................ 33
2.3.2.23
PASSWORD .............................................................................................................................................. 34
2.3.2.24
INFO .......................................................................................................................................................... 34
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2.4
Navigation Functions ................................................................................................................................................... 35
2.4.1
GPS Page ............................................................................................................................................................. 35
2.4.2
Near Airport......................................................................................................................................................... 35
2.4.3
APT Airports, TP Turn points and TSK Tasks .................................................................................................... 36
2.4.3.1 Navigation in APT, TP or TSK....................................................................................................................... 36
2.4.3.2 Airport Selection, Team function and Wind Calculation ................................................................................ 38
2.4.3.2.1
SELECT - Airport Selection................................................................................................................ 38
2.4.3.2.2
TEAM function ..................................................................................................................................... 39
2.4.3.2.3
WIND calculation method selection...................................................................................................... 39
2.4.4
TP –Turn Points ................................................................................................................................................... 40
2.4.4.1 TP SELECT .................................................................................................................................................... 40
2.4.4.2 TP EDIT.......................................................................................................................................................... 41
2.4.4.3 TP NEW.......................................................................................................................................................... 41
2.4.4.4 TP delete ......................................................................................................................................................... 41
2.4.4.5 TEAM ............................................................................................................................................................. 41
2.4.4.6 WIND.............................................................................................................................................................. 41
2.4.4.7 Storing of actual position ................................................................................................................................ 42
2.4.5
TSK - Task.......................................................................................................................................................... 42
2.4.5.1 TSK - SELECT ............................................................................................................................................... 43
2.4.5.2 TSK - EDIT................................................................................................................................................... 43
2.4.5.2.1
Extended arrival page ............................................................................................................................ 45
2.4.5.3 TSK - NEW................................................................................................................................................... 45
2.4.6
STATISTICS ....................................................................................................................................................... 46
2.4.6.1 Statistics during Flight .................................................................................................................................... 46
2.4.6.1.1
TSK Statistics ........................................................................................................................................ 46
2.4.6.1.2
Log Book and post flight statistics ........................................................................................................ 46
2.5
Variometer and Altimeter ............................................................................................................................................ 47
2.5.1
Smart Vario Description ...................................................................................................................................... 47
2.5.2
Altimeter .............................................................................................................................................................. 48
2.5.3
Speed Command .................................................................................................................................................. 48
2.5.4
Final glide calculation.......................................................................................................................................... 48
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Flying with LX 7007 Basic/Compact .................................................................................................................................. 49
3.1
Switching ON and selecting Pilot ................................................................................................................................ 49
3.1.1
Single Pilot operation........................................................................................................................................... 49
3.1.2
Multi Pilot operation ............................................................................................................................................ 49
3.1.3
Set Elevation (take off elevation input) ............................................................................................................... 50
3.1.4
Pre-flight check.................................................................................................................................................... 50
3.1.5
Preparing a task.................................................................................................................................................... 51
3.1.5.1 AAT (Assigned Area Task)............................................................................................................................. 51
3.1.5.1.1
How to prepare an AAT ........................................................................................................................ 51
3.1.5.1.2
Example of an AAT............................................................................................................................... 53
3.2
Performing the flight.................................................................................................................................................... 55
3.2.1
Starting a Task ..................................................................................................................................................... 55
3.2.2
Task Restart ......................................................................................................................................................... 56
3.2.3
Over Turn Point ................................................................................................................................................... 56
3.2.3.1 Switch over flying an AAT ............................................................................................................................. 57
3.2.3.1.1
Use of Move function ............................................................................................................................ 57
3.2.3.1.2
Switch over procedure ........................................................................................................................... 57
3.2.4
Statistics during flight .......................................................................................................................................... 58
3.2.5
Task end............................................................................................................................................................... 58
3.2.6
Procedures after landing ...................................................................................................................................... 58
3.2.6.1 Statistics after flight (Log Book and Flight Recorder) .................................................................................... 58
3.2.7
SIMPLE TASK (Flying around TPs or APTs) .................................................................................................... 58
3.2.7.1 Distance Measuring Equipment ...................................................................................................................... 59
3.2.8
Climb Indicator .................................................................................................................................................... 60
3.2.9
Altitude gain indicator and Total Averager ......................................................................................................... 61
3.2.9.1 Altitude gain indicator..................................................................................................................................... 61
3.2.9.2 Total Averager ................................................................................................................................................ 61
3.2.10
Using of PDA like secondary navigation system................................................................................................. 62
3.2.11
Flarm features ...................................................................................................................................................... 63
3.2.11.1
Flarm ID customization.............................................................................................................................. 63
3.3
Flight recorder Option ................................................................................................................................................. 64
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Communication with PC,PDA,Colibri/LX20 and SD ......................................................................................................... 65
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4.1
Communication with PC.............................................................................................................................................. 65
4.1.1
Loading of Airspace sections............................................................................................................................... 66
4.1.2
Some help having problems with communication ............................................................................................... 67
4.1.2.1 General ............................................................................................................................................................ 67
4.1.2.2 Troubleshooting with LXe .............................................................................................................................. 67
4.1.2.3 Recommended LXe settings for safe communication..................................................................................... 68
4.1.3
Flight downloading problems-help ...................................................................................................................... 69
4.1.4
Additional help from LX Navigation................................................................................................................... 69
4.2
Communication with PDA........................................................................................................................................... 70
4.2.1
Connect Procedure............................................................................................................................................... 70
4.3
Communication LX 7007, Colibri or LX 20................................................................................................................ 71
4.3.1
Data transfer LX 7007-LX 20.............................................................................................................................. 71
4.4
Data transfer after using of SD card............................................................................................................................. 72
4.4.1
Data Base exchange ............................................................................................................................................. 72
4.4.1.1 File preparation on PC .................................................................................................................................... 73
4.4.1.2 Examples......................................................................................................................................................... 73
Installation ........................................................................................................................................................................... 74
5.1
LX 7007 Basic ............................................................................................................................................................. 74
5.2
Installation of LX 7007 Compact................................................................................................................................. 76
5.3
Mechanical installation (valid for both versions)......................................................................................................... 77
5.4
Vario / SC external switch installation ........................................................................................................................ 78
5.5
Connection of GPS sources ......................................................................................................................................... 78
5.5.1
Connection of Colibri/LX 20-2000...................................................................................................................... 78
5.5.2
Connection of Flarm units ................................................................................................................................... 78
5.5.2.1 Connection of LX Flarm Red Box .................................................................................................................. 79
5.5.2.2 Connection of LX Flarm Mini Box................................................................................................................. 79
5.5.2.3 Connection to original Flarm units.................................................................................................................. 79
5.6
Installation of PDA units ............................................................................................................................................. 80
Wirings ................................................................................................................................................................................ 80
6.1
OAT sensor .................................................................................................................................................................. 80
6.2
LX 7007 Basic wiring diagram.................................................................................................................................... 81
6.3
LX 7007 Compact wiring diagram .............................................................................................................................. 83
6.3.1
LX 7007 Compact configuration ......................................................................................................................... 84
Appendix ............................................................................................................................................................................. 85
Revision status ..................................................................................................................................................................... 86
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1 General
The instrument consists of two units, the LX 7007 DU display unit and the USB UNIT (Universal Sensor Box) with LCD
Vario module. The 80 mm unit doesn’t include GPS receiver and needs therefore an external GPS source. Ideal solution is
Colibri which is plug and play compatible and all necessary cables to connect LX 7007 Basic/Compact to Colibri are delivery
included. The unit accepts also Flarm NMEA and collision relevant data and this makes possible to visualize the traffic
situation on LX 7007 display. The high resolution display with 160x240 pixels offers high comfort for he pilot. The 57 mm
diameter (2 1/4") USB UNIT is a modern designed vario unit with its own integral micro processor. The unit communicates
with the LX 7007 DU via the RS 485 system bus. Optionally, additional LX digital Vario indicators and a wide range of
interface devices can be daisy chained using the RS 485 bus.
Note!
The unit hasn’t built in GPS receiver and therefore must be fed with GPS signal (NMEA 4800 or 19200 bps) from external
source. See also chapter 5.
LX 7007 Compact has different HW configuration, as also the sensor electronic is built into the 80mm unit. A very small 57
mm LCD Vario unit is driven from the main unit. The connection isn’t realized via 485 bus and that means no secondary units
connectable.
Vario functions include: valid for LX 7007 Basic and LX 7007 Compact
• Vario with audio, Netto, Relative (Super Netto) and Average
• Smart vario
• Speed command
• Final glide calculator
• TE compensation is selectable for either pneumatic TE tube, or electronic TE
Navigation functions include: for LX 7007 Basic and LX 7007 Compact
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Airport and airspace database for Europe or USA (up to 5000 airports and 6 airspace sections, nearly the whole Europe)
600 turn points.
100 tasks, full AAT capable
Statistics
Display of nearest airports and out landing fields
Support of AAT (assigned area task)
Multi pilot function (storing of 30 pilots names with their individual settings)
Interfaces: valid for LX 7007 Basic and LX 7007 Compact
• PDA interface powers and send data toward PDA. Supported programs:
SeeYou Mobile, Winpilot Version 7 or higher
• SD Card interface makes possible to exchange data LX 7007- SD card.
• IGC interface is used to feed the unit with GPS data. Connection of Colibri or LX 20 is plug and play, LX 7007 is this
interface marked as GPS.
Options: not available by LX 7007 Compact
• Remote control, for both seats
• Double seater configuration
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Compass
Secondary LCD vario indicators
Voice Module, to express information and warnings by voice
1.1 Technical data
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Power input 10-16 V DC
Consumption: 210 mA @ 12V (without audio and options)
80mm (3") standard Aircraft cut-out for LX 7007 DU
57mm (2 1/4") standard Aircraft cut-out for USB UNIT Lgth 120 mm* (incl. connector)
Three physically separated com. Ports**:
• PDA port with 5V power supply. It delivers NMEA data for PDA and connects LX 7007 with PDA during data
transfer
• PC*** port (for PC communication)
• IGC com port with IGC standard pin out connector, suitable connects Colibri, LX 20 or Flarm
Memory space to store the whole European airspace (up to 6 sections)
SD card interface
External speaker
System bus enables connection of a wide range of options (no options available by LX 7007 Compact)
Built in fuse to prevent damages in case of a short on 485 bus (not available by LX 7007 Compact)
Data compatible with LX 20 and Colibri
Weight: apr. 800g
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30 mm for LX 7007 Compact configuration
** Two physically separated com ports
** * No PC port available by LX 7007 Compact, all communication is done via SD card
1.1.1 Options (not valid for LX 7007 Compact)
Using of bus system a wide range of optional interfaces can be easily connected to the Basic/Compact configuration, without
any significant installation works. The LX 7007 system bus can be simple extended after using of 485 splitting units, which
allow plug and play connection of optional devices. Following units can be connected to LX 7007 system bus:
• Second seat device
• Remote control, for both seats
• Secondary vario LCD vario indicators (unlimited number)
• Electrical compass device
• Voice module
1.1.1.1
Double seater configuration
The unit installed in the rear seat of the glider, is powered and receives all necessary data from the main unit. The
communication between both units is exclusively via 485 system bus. An automatic TP and TSK update will follow after
each power on. The airspace update is done on pilot demand. See LX 7007 D manual for details.
1.1.1.2
Remote control
An extremely ergonomic lather coated handle which includes 8 push buttons to operate LX 7007 and also two additionally
buttons with open wires. This two buttons can be used for instance as PTT for radio and SC/Vario changeover command.
Using a double seater configuration, two remote units can be installed, to control front and rear seat separately.
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2 System description
2.1 Rotary switches
The following controls are mounted on the front face of the LX7007:
• Four rotary selector switches
• Six push buttons
The USB is an indicator only and has no controls, the displayed information being controlled from the LX7000DU.
START/ON button
ESC/OFF button
ENTER button
MODE selector
VOLUME selector
SD card reader
ZOOM selector
UP/DOWN selector
MC button
BALLAST button
Event/Mark
2.1.1 ON/Start button-switching the instrument ON and OFF
The ON/START button is multifunctional. If the instrument is not already powered up, a short press on the ON/START
button will switch the instrument ON.
Note!
After the unit has received power a very typical message
RESTORING
DATA
will appear for approximately one second, it isn’t a failure report.
How to get the instrument ready for flying see chapter 3.1.
To switch the instrument OFF, press the ESC/OFF button for a few seconds and the instrument will switch off. If an attempt
is made to switch the instrument off during flight, the instrument requires confirmation from the pilot, so the LX 7007
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BASIC/COMPACT can not be switched off by mistake. On powering the unit, the first screen shows the firmware version,
database version, and coded serial number. A second screen shows details of the glider and pilot.
The unit is equipped with a facility of storing up to 30 pilot names. If no names are stored, the unit shows the pilot name as
UNKNOWN. By rotating the UP/DOWN selector, the display scrolls through the programmed pilots. Once the correct pilot is
selected, pressing the ENTER button selects the airfield elevation screen and the current elevation should be entered, again
using the UP/DOWN selector and the ENTER button. Similarly, the current QNH should also be entered. The airfield
elevation input is mandatory while the QNH input optional
During flight the same button is used to start the task, to see more characters of airport names and, in the edit menu, to go
back one step if an error has been made.
Note!
During flight, if main power is lost for a few seconds, the unit will not produce two flights. The most important
flight parameter, altitude will remain, which means that the final glide is not affected.
2.1.1.1
Storing of actual position
A long press on Start will store actual position; the function is available exclusively in TP mode.
2.1.2 Mode selector (rotary switch) The mode selector is used to change modes of operation. This switch has the highest priority in the system. Whenever it is
operated, a mode change will occur.
2.1.3 UP/Down selector (rotary switch)
This rotary switch has a lower priority than the mode selector switch and is active all the time in the selected mode. It is mainly
used for selecting sub menus during navigation and to scroll in the edit menu.
2.1.4 ENTER button
The main function of this key is confirmation, and to start edit procedures.
2.1.5 ESC/OFF button
This is a multifunctional key, which has two main functions. If it is pressed and held for a few seconds, then the instrument
will turn OFF.
If a press is made, then the button has the following functions:
• The display will jump to the menu of the next higher level (in edit only)
• During alpha-numeric input with the cursor active (blinking), ESC confirms the whole line (It is not necessary to
press ENTER few times)
• Some special functions can be activated using ESC as described in subsequent paragraphs.
2.1.6 EVENT/MARK button
A short press will activate Flarm graphic screen which shows traffic situation, in case of Flarm connection. A long press will
activate so called event Function. Event is active only by LX 7007 Compact with enabled flight recorder function.
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2.1.7 MC/BAL buttons
Pressing these buttons activates the Mc Cready (MC) and ballast setting as shown below. The value is then changed with the
UP/DOWN-selector. There is no secondary function of these buttons.
2.1.8 ZOOM (rotary switch)
This is a multifunctional rotary switch. While its main function is to change the zoom level in the graphic mode, it can also
be used as follows:
• To select turn points when in the main TP page
• To select APT when in the main page
• To select task when in the main TSK page
• If an error is made during editing, it is possible to move the cursor back by rotating this knob. This can only be done
if 'editing' is active which is shown by the cursor blinking
2.2 Operating Modes
The LX 7007 Basic/Compact has 7 modes or main menus. All of them are selectable directly by rotating the MODE switch.
The diagram below shows the menu (mode) structure of LX 7007 Basic/Compact.
mode selector
Navigation menus (APT, TP and TSK) have sub menus, which can be selected using the Up/Down rotary switch.
GPS
GPS status, no inputs possible
NEAR
Near airport, select one airport or land able turn point of interest, no further inputs are possible
APT
Navigation and selection of airports
TP
Navigation, selection and editing of turn points
TSK
Navigation, selection and editing of tasks
STAT
Flight statistics and logbook
SETUP has two levels. The first level enables direct input of Basic/Compact parameters. After enter into SYSTEM SETUP
global settings can be adjusted.
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2.3 Setup
The SETUP is divided into two pars, First level (non system data) and the Second level (system data). The inputs done in the
first level are connected with daily work around and the settings included in the second level may change system
characteristics significant.
2.3.1 Setup (first level)
All options are selected with the UP/DOWN rotary switch and can be entered at any time; they contain no system settings.
Note!
TRANSFER offers no inputs, but enables data transfer LX 7007 to SD Card, PDA, Colibri or PC.
Once the desired option has been selected, press ENTER to access the sub-menu.
2.3.1.1
QNH RES (QNH and Safety Altitude input)
Input Procedure:
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Use the UP/DOWN selector to choose the item it is required to change (QNH, MG.VAR, ALT.R. or BUGS)
Press ENTER
Use UP/DOWN to select the value required and press ENTER to input it
Once all changes are complete, press ESC top return to SETUP menu
QNH: Using this feature it is possible to offset the altitude datum, which could have changed due to pressure changes during
the flight. During the initial power up sequence, an option to enter the actual QNH was presented. If the actual QNH was
entered at that stage, then this feature is active. If the QNH feature was 'stepped over' during power up, then this function is not
active. As changing the QNH influences the indicated altitude, care should be taken when changing the value as an incorrect
setting can upset the final glide calculation.
MG. V. If the GPS receiver sends magnetic variation then AUTO will be displayed and no input is possible. If AUTO is not
displayed, then the GPS receiver is not supplying magnetic variation and it is obligatory to input the magnetic variation for the
area being flown over. If this is not done, then all calculated winds and tracks flown will be true and not magnetic. See also
System setup/Units).
ALT.R. This setting is the altitude reserve or safety altitude by final glide, and is the height that the instrument adds to the
final glide altitude required, so that the glider arrives over the final glide destination at the selected safety altitude. After safety
altitude input, the pilot has to keep final glide indicator on 0 to arrive on safety altitude.
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Finish line arrival on 200 m
Finish line arrival on 0m
Note!
The safety altitude setting will remain even after power off, only a new input can change this input.
BUGS: This sets the polar degradation because of “buggy” wings. The input is in percentage degradation of glide ratio. (5%,
means glide ratio degradation is 5%)
2.3.1.2
Flight Info (Input of Pilot data)
All important data, such as the pilot's name, glider type, glider registration, competition number and competition class can be
entered. The data is entered with the ENTER, UP/DOWN and ESC routine. Alternatively, this data can be entered with a PC
or via a Colibri or LX20 (see Chapter 4). All units having got SD Card Interface are able also to exchange flight info data (read
and write) with SD card. Using of ConnectLX or ConnectMe PDA running programs will do the same job.
Note!
The instrument is capable of storing up to 30 different pilot's names. Each pilot's name, which can be also
password protected, can have different (personal) settings. This is useful, if one likes to fly with a custom polar,
fly the glider in different configurations, or fly in decentralized competitions, Online-Contest, Barron-Hilton-Cup,
etc. For more information on configuring pilot names see chapter PILOTS, and for setting POLAR.
Before leaving the FLIGHT INFO menu, the actual name can be saved into pilot list, if not already present.
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Note!
If only one pilot flies the glider, then after entering his name, it is not necessary to enter it into the list. In the
above screen 'N' should be selected to do this. The name will then appear automatically on instrument power up
together with all the parameters that have been set. An exception to this is if he flies the glider in two different
configurations; then he should list his name twice, e.g. once with a suffix of 15m and again with a suffix of 18m
with different polars in each name.
2.3.1.3
INIT (Iput of Variometer parameters)
The following can be set using this option.
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VARIO FIL:
S.V.
This sets the time constant of the vario from 0.5sec up to 5 sec; the default setting is 2.0 sec
S.V. means Smart Vario, giving four levels of dynamic damping of the vario indication and off.
See chapter 2.5 for details
VARIO INT: This setting defines integration period for the average in seconds; the default is 20 seconds
VARIO RNG: This sets the full scale range of the vario
TAB:
This setting defines the width of the audio dead band in speed to fly mode
ETA:
This setting defines the parameter which will be taken in consideration by ETA (Estimate Time of
Arrival) and ETE (Estimate Time Elapsed) calculation. GS (ground speed), VAR or MC, may be
selected. When flying a programmed task, the calculation takes account of the unflown portion of the
task, around any TPs not yet reached. Default and also suggested is VAR. This means daily vario average
will be relevant parameter for ETA and ETE calculation.
Note!
Suggested setting for competition pilots is VAR or MC.
GS, bases ETA on the achieved groundspeed along track. It takes into account differences between
bearing and track of up to 90°. If the difference is greater than this, --:-- is displayed.
VAR is based on the achieved average thermal climb rate and assumes that this is going to
continue.
MC is based on the actual Mcready setting.
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All three methods of calculating ETA and ETE take into account glider altitude, wind and safety (arrival) altitude, thus
ensuring that the calculation made is the best available.
• AUTO SC:
This option defines the conditions by which the instrument is switched automatically between
vario and speed command
OFF: Switching is possible exclusively by an external switch, connected to the USB UNIT unit
GPS: When the GPS detects that the glider is circling an automatic change over to vario will
happen, after approximately 10 seconds. Detection of a straight flight will cause a change over to
speed command.
TAS: When the TAS exceeds a pre-set value. The TAS at which switching occurs can be
selected in 5 km/h steps from 100 up to 160 km/h (or the equivalent in knots or mph)
Note!
The external switch wired to USB UNIT has absolute priority and will override all other switching methods.
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WIND/COMPASS*: N.C. means compass option not connected. When the optional compass module is installed, the
instrument uses magnetic track to make an additional wind calculation. The calculation requires the
glider to fly straight a specified period, which is set in this option. The default is 15 seconds, but
the longer the period, the more accurate is the calculated wind.
*not available by LX 7007 Compact
2.3.1.4
Display
This option sets the contrast of the LC display. The actual contrast can vary with viewing angle, ambient light level and
temperature. The contrast is changed by rotating the UP/DOWN selector.
Default contrast setting is 50%, setting will remain after power off.
Note!
Operation under extreme temperatures may need some contrast adjustments done by pilot.
2.3.1.5
Transfer
This option initiates the transfer of data between the instrument and a connected PC, PDA, LX 20 / Colibri, or SD Card. Data
transfer procedure is started by pressing ENTER with TRANSFER selected.
LX 7007 Compact doesn’t have PC port connector available on the instrument panel. PC communication is in fact possible
after using of 6P telephone type connector on the back side of the unit and a suitable communication cable. LX 7007 Flarm
update cable can be used also for this purpose.
A dialog will open and the pilot has to select an option of his interest. About details see chapter 4.
Com port.→
LX 7007 B.
LX 7007 C.
PC port
Yes(1)
N/A
PDA
Yes(2)
Yes(4)
Col./LX 20
Yes(3)
Yes(5)
SC/MMC
Yes
Yes
IGC
Yes (3)
N/A
1) Via 5P round connector usually installed on the instrument panel.
2) Via 1536 or 1538 cable at 19200 bps 5V power and data.
3) Via telephone type cable which is delivery included, use only original LX cables, the connector pin out match IGC
standard, so any IGC standard cable can be used.
4) Via cable delivered with the unit.
5) Communication with Colibri or LX 20 and also PC after using of suitable cable which meets IGC standard.
Note!
LX 7007 Compact offers PDA, COLIBRI/LX20 and SD/MMC options.
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2.3.2 System Setup (Second level)
After entering the System Setup, a further 28 system settings are available.
2.3.2.1
AS Select (Selection of airspace sections)
The unit is able to store up to 6 sections (0 up to 5) of airspace, which means practically the whole European airspace. The unit
is delivered fully loaded. Selection of suitable area should be done by pilot using of this menu. Countries included in the
section are readable on the display, * means a partly covered country.
Note!
To reload a new airspace section (.CUB format ) is done simple by overwriting of an actual active airspace using of LXe PC
program, or SD card. See chapter 4.1.1. PC communication is not available by LX 7007 Compact
Note!
To prepare custom airspace, in .CUB format, use our special tool for airspace creation and edit, called LxAsbrowser, available
for free on www.lxnavigation.si or on LXe CD.
Note!
Activation of any airspace section stored in the LX 7007 memory is possible any time, also during flight.
If double seater configuration is used, after each change of airspace section on master an update for second seat will be offered.
Escape will cancel update of second seat unit.
2.3.2.2
Voice Module
Not valid for LX 7007 Compact.
LX Voice Module is a LX system bus participant and receives data and power via bus (see also LX Voice Module manual).
VOICE VOL:
sets volume (loudness) of expressed voice information (LX 7007 and Flarm)
MIXER :
defines percentage of vario volume reduction during Voice Module active time
LX 7007 Warnings: if checked all warnings generated by LX 7007 will be expressed by Voice module (for instance check
gear, airspace…)
LX 7007 Messages: if checked all information generated by LX 7007 will be expressed by voice (for instance set
elevation…..).
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VOICE
APPROACHING TO FINAL GLIDE
FINAL GLIDE ESTABLISHED
APPROACHING TO AIRSPACE;
WARNING ALTITUDE
TASK DECLARED
NO RESPONSE FROM ANALOG UNIT
LOW BATTERY
EVENT MARKED
CHECK LANDING GEAR
NEAR ZONE
NEAR
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W/I
I
I
W
W
I
W
W
I
W
I
I
TWO MINUTES
I
I
I
I
I
I
I
I
STALL
CHECK GEAR
W
I
INSIDE ZONE
OUTSIDE ZONE
NEXT TURN POINT
TASK STARTED
SET ELEVATION
SET QNH
SELECT PILOT
DESCRIPTION
Remembers approximately 150 m before reaching final glide, active
in TSK only
Remembers reaching final glide, active in TSK only
Warns about AS proximity
Warns before reaching of daily altitude limit
Informs after successfully task declaration procedure
Message that vario unit isn’t connected
Low battery voltage presence
After event EVENTer activation
After (glider altitude) – (nearest airfield elevation) = 200m or less
Informs about near to obs. zone of TSK (Logger/Logtime/near TP)
Informs about near to TP or APT (corresponds on setting
Syst.Setup/TP)
Informs about inside zone position (TSK)
Informs about outside zone position (TSK)
Expressed after change over to next TP (TSK)
Informs that task has been started (TSK)
Requests set of airfield elevation
Informs about possibility to set actual QNH
Informs about possibility to select a pilot
Informs that the glider position is two minutes in front of finish
(TSK)
After IAS will go lower than set (Syst. Setup/Input)
Remembers 15 minutes after take off
Table of LX 7007 generated voices
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TP (Turn points)
All settings concerning turn points can be done in this menu. The LX 7007 BASIC/COMPACT is able to store maximal 600
turn points in a proprietary LX format (*.DA4).
TP-QUICK POINT NAME and selection
The pilot is able to store his actual position during the flight by pressing the START button (long press) in TP mode only.
These turn points are called QUICK TP and are given the default name AP (actual point) and time.
Settings:
DATE: OFF stores the position as AP: hh:mm. The numbers are the time that the TP was stored.
DATE: ON stores the position with the date and time (dd,mm,hh,mm), for instance 2812130 for 28 Dec. 13:30).
TP-QUICK POINT – AUTO
When SELECT: OFF is active, the actual position will not be selected automatically and immediately ready for navigation
When SELECT: ON is selected, the actual position point will be selected automatically and ready for navigation in TP menu.
NEAR RADIUS
LX 7007 BASIC/COMPACT has a very useful feature named “Simple task” (flying around turn points or airports) which is
active when a regular task is not started (see chapter 3. When the instrument detects that it is within the Near Radius of a turn
point or airport, then that turn point can be treated like a confirmed TP of a simple task. Naturally the turn point or airport
should be selected and ready for navigation during Near Radius retain time. This gives the ability to provide in-flight statistics
for subsequent evaluation without setting a full task. For more information on this feature see Chapter 3.2.6., flying with the
LX 7007 BASIC/COMPACT.
TP-SORT
The LX 7007 BASIC/COMPACT is able to sort the turn points either alphabetically or by actual distance from the actual
position. If sorted under distance the nearest TP will be the first to be displayed when selecting the turn points.
2.3.2.4
OBS. ZONE (Observation zone)
This menu defines turn point sector geometry and relates only points of tasks.
The following items can be chosen:
•
•
•
•
•
The START ZONE
The turn point ZONE
The finish line (FINISH ZONE)
TEMPLATES
RESTORE ALL
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Every zone (START, POINT, FINISH) is defined with two angels, two radius and orientation. Using of this makes
possible to create any known zone geometry, separately for start, turn point and finish. All tasks stored in LX 7007 will
match this “global” settings, an exception are so called AAT tasks.
The TEMPLATE activation will set all zones (sectors) to 500 m cylinder or FAI photo sector. Means the “global” zones of all
already programmed tasks will be adequate modified.
LX 7007 also supports so called Assigned Area Task (AAT). Additionally, up to 5 (five) tasks can have individual sector
geometries defined, even for a single turn point of one task. This is done using the “local” settings in the corresponding task
in the task menu. These local settings are done in the same way as described below but their incorporation in a specific task is
covered in chapter 3.1.5.1.
Note!
The “global” sectors (zones) will always match settings defined in SETUP/ OBS ZONES, the “local” sectors will correspond
to the individually set requirements. Those settings can be input exclusively during TSK EDIT procedure.
Note!
After programming 'local' sector geometries in specific tasks, those sectors will remain after application of TEMPLATE or
changes of Start, Point or Finish in OBS.ZONES will happen.
RESTORE ALL will set all sectors doesn’t matter “local” or “global” corresponding to the momentary active settings of
START, POINT and FINISH.
As will become apparent, the definition of sectors, particularly the start zone is subject to continual change. However, the
Basic/Compact principle of defining the sectors is done as follows:
2.3.2.4.1
START ZONE
To define the start zone geometry, select START ZONE and press ENTER:
Example of most sophisticated zone where both angles and radius are used
•
•
•
•
•
•
A21:
Orientation options: TO NEXT, RAD.1. TP, and USER VALUE). If TO NEXT or RAD.1.TP are
selected, then AUTO is also displayed not permitting any rotation. If USER VALUE is selected, the sector
can be rotated.
A1:
First angle
R1:
Radius of the sector having angle A1, e.g. 3km for the FAI photo sector.
A2:
Like A1, used for creating combined sectors.
R2:
Like R1, also used for combined sectors
AUTO NEXT (Y, N) defines the change over to next point procedure, on reaching the sector.
Note!
Start point AUTO NEXT setting is default N.
At first, this sounds complex, but the following examples will help to clarify the meaning of these settings.
Example 1:
The default setting shown above defines the FAI 90° photo sector combined with a 1km radius cylinder. To modify these
settings to set the FAI 90° photo sector as the start zone, modify as follows:
A21 is set to TO NEXT POINT and AUTO as the start zone wants to be orientated symmetrically about the track to the first
turn point.
A1 is 45°, because the bisector of the FAI 90° sector is needed.
R1 is 3km, the radius of the sector.
A2 and R2 are both 0 as a combined sector is not needed.
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Example 2:
Program a 180°, 6km Start Zone:
A21:
A1:
R1:
A2:
R2:
TO NEXT POINT and AUTO
90° bisector
3km radius
0
0
Other possible options for the setting of A21 are:
•
RAD.1.TP: This type of start sector was used in the 1999 World Gliding Championships in Bayreuth. A radius is drawn
from the first turn point, through the start point and a second, greater radius is drawn, thus creating a radial segment of
defined length orientated symmetrically about the start point. The advantage of this system is that a pilot starting at the
extremity of the sector has to fly the same distance to the first turn point as a pilot starting directly over the start point.
This refinement compares with the classical start line where the distance to the first turn point is increased the further one
starts from the centre of the line.
A21:
A1:
R1:
A2:
R2:
•
RAD.1.TP and AUTO are selected
This setting is ignored; only R1, which defines the length of the segment, is relevant
Set to 6km, the half-length of the segment, giving a total segment length of 12km
Again, this setting is ignored
This sets the length of the two truncated radials that define the edges of the start sector. The setting is 2km in
this example
FIXED VALUE: This setting allows the bearing of the sector to be rotated so that it is no longer aligned with the track to
the first turn point. The required bearing is entered in A21 after FIXED VALUE:. This option is rarely used for start
sectors, but is often used for finish zones which may require to be orientated to a particular runway (see “FINISH
ZONE”).
2.3.2.4.2
POINT ZONE
This setting defines the turn point zone geometry, sometimes referred to as the observation zone. The procedure is very similar
to setting the START ZONE except that more options are available for A21.
•
SYMMETRICAL:
•
TO PREV POINT:
•
TO NEXT POINT:
•
TO START POINT:
•
FIXED VALUE:
The axis of the turn point zone is orientated symmetrically about the line bisecting the
inbound leg from the previous turn point and the outbound leg to the next turn point.
The axis of the turn point zone is orientated towards the previous turn point. This option is
intended for Cat’s Cradle and related tasks.
The axis of the turn point zone is orientated towards the next turn point. This option is also
intended for Cat’s Cradle.
The axis of the turn point zone is orientated towards the start point. Again, this is a Cat’s
Cradle option.
The axis of the turn point zone can be orientated in any specified direction. This is the only
option for which A21 is not set to AUTO.
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Example 3:
To specify a turn point zone that is a combination of the FAI 90° photo sector and a 500m radius cylinder:
HDG:
A21:
A1:
R1:
A2:
R2:
SYMMETRICAL
AUTO
45°
3.0km
180°
0.5km
Note!
It should be noted that when defining combined sectors, the sector with the smaller radius must be designated by A2 and R2
(ie. R1>R2!).
Note!
AUTO NEXT will go automatically to N, if R1 will be chosen bigger than 10 km, AAT is expected.
2.3.2.4.3
FINISH ZONE
This setting defines the FINISH ZONE or Line. Highlight the FINISH ZONE with the cursor and on pressing ENTER, a
similar screen as for the previous settings is displayed, except that there are only two options for A21:
•
TO LAST LEG: The axis of the FINISH ZONE is orientated directly back to the last turn point. This is the
conventional setting for National competition flights.
•
FIXED VALUE: The axis of the FINISH ZONE can be orientated in a specified direction (see example 4).
Example 4:
It is required to orientate the finish line perpendicular to the runway 06/24, which is not related to the bearing to the last turn
point:
A21: Select FIXED VALUE and then enter either 060° or 240°, depending on the direction of the final glide. For example,
if the final glide were in direction 240°, then 060° would be entered. The “flat side” of the sector is now directed back to the
last leg and the glider will cross the line to enter the sector.
A1:
90°
R1:
1.0km
A2:
0 (not programmed)
R2:
0 (not programmed)
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Note!
There are many ways to complete a flight. For instance, when completing flights for FAI badges or diplomas, it is enough to
land inside the airfield boundary if the airfield is the finish point. If a remote finish point is specified, then the appropriate
sector must be used. If in doubt, consult the competition rules of the FAI Handbook as appropriate.
2.3.2.4.4
Using of LXe for zone preparation
All possible zone configurations can be prepared in LXe PC program (ZONES) and easily transferred to the LX 7007. This
transfer will influence global settings.
start point, 1TPR
2.3.2.5
WARNINGS (Airspace Penetration and Height warnings)
2.3.2.5.1
Airspace Warnings
The LX 7007 Basic/Compact monitors the glider’s position both horizontally and vertically in relation to SUA, and will give
both an acoustic and visual warning prior to the airspace being penetrated. The warning will be activated a specified number of
seconds before entering the airspace – Warn me xxx seconds before, where XXX is the desired input between 20 and 600
seconds. The default value is 120 seconds. When thermalling, the wind vector is used to calculate the horizontal warning and
the achieved climb rate used to calculate the vertical warning. The warning calculation takes into account the specified lower
and upper airspace heights and no warning will be given if the predicted flight path is over or under the airspace height limits.
The airspace zones for which warnings are required are set by placing a tick in the appropriate box as shown below.
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Note!
Setting “Warn me 120s before” will warn the pilot that the glider will enter airspace in two minutes provided that the
horizontal and vertical speeds are not changed.
Checked airspace () will cause warnings, and vice versa. Airspace is selected according to the ICAO airspace classifications
of A to E. In addition the following other airspace areas can be selected
• CTR
control zone
• MTZ
mandatory transponder zones
• MOA
military operating area
• R,P,D
restricted, prohibited, dangerous zones
• GLIDER
glider activity zones
• AIRWAYS
airways
• OTHER
Example of an airspace warning screen
The DISMISS function can be used to deactivate the particular airspace warning for a period of time. Use the UP/DOWN
selector to enter the duration for which the warning is required to be deactivated and press ENTER. The displayed airspace
warning can be DISMISSed from 1 minute to permanent de-activation (ALWAYS). DISMISS selections can subsequently be
cancelled.
Note!
Use the DISMISS function to temporarily deactivate individual airspace warnings. All warnings can be reinstated using the
RESET DIMISS TIME command in the SYST. SETUP/WARNINGS menu.
After press on ESCAPE during the airspace warning presence, the unit will change over into specific graphic screen (Detailed
AS screen) which enables to fly extremely close to the airspace border. In this configuration the horizontal or vertical
distance (depends on glider position) to the particular airspace will be continuously present on the display. If a Voice Module
Option is installed a voice information will also follow.
AS border
Basic/Compact
NAV data
Example of a Detailed AS screen
Use ESCAPE to exit Detailed AS screen. If there is a need of re-enter into the detailed screen after the pilot has already exit,
use EDIT function in APT, TP or TSK and activate MRU ZONES. The last 10 AS zones which have caused warnings can be
simply recalled.
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Example of MRU screen
2.3.2.5.2
Altitude Warnings
Altitude warnings can be setup in a similar way and inform the pilot that he is approaching pre-selected altitude limits.
The warning altitude is always above MSL (Mean Sea Level). The warning will be activated at a specific time before reaching
the altitude limitation. While thermalling, the achieved climb rate is used to calculate when the warning altitude is going to be
reached and similarly, in straight flight, the descent rate is the controlling parameter. Operation of the altitude warning is the
same as for the airspace warning and use of the DISMISS and RESET DISMISS TIME commands are identical.
Example: altitude warning
2.3.2.6
GPS
LX 7007 Basic and also LX 7007 Compact haven’t built in GPS receiver. GPS position data in NMEA format is expected on
IGC Marked* connector which is on the rear side of the unit. Pin out is compatible to IGC standard, so any IGC compatible
cable can be used. This menu makes possible to set two baud rate ( com speed) values, 4800 and 19200 bps for in incoming
data. 19200 are recommended, if Flarm units are taken as a GPS source. Colibri sends always at 4800 bps. Time offset setting
to local time is also possible in this menu.
* LX 7007 Compact is equipped with 6P telephone type connector configured under IGC standard and marked as GPS.
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2.3.2.7
UNITS
All known units and their combinations can be programmed in the LX 7007 BASIC/COMPACT. The various units that can be
selected are outlined below:
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
LAT/ LON:
DIST:
SP (Speed)
VARIO:
HDG:
WIND:
ALTITUDE:
QNH:
LOAD:
degrees and decimal minutes; or degrees, minutes and seconds
kilometers (km); nautical miles (NM); or statute miles (ml)
kilometers per hour (km/h); knots (kts); or statute miles per hour (mph)
meters per second (m/s); or knots (kts)
degrees magnetic ( °M) or degrees true (°T)
kilometers per hour (km/h); knots (kts); miles per hour (mph); or meters per second (m/s)
meters (m); or feet (ft)
millibars (mb); millimeters of mercury (mm); or inches of mercury (in)
Overload; kilograms per sq meter (kg/m2); pounds per sq foot (lb/ft2 ); kg, or lbs
Note!
After using of kg or lbs input, obligatory complete settings in chapter LOAD.
Glider + Pilot + Ballast
OVERLOAD = -------------------------------Glider + Pilot
Example:
An overload of 1.2 means that the current ballasted flight weight is 20% higher than the unballasted flight weight.
2.3.2.8
GRAPHIC
The graphic display of the LX 7007 BASIC/COMPACT can show a lot of information and if it is all selected, the display can
become much cluttered. This particularly applies to airspace information and the user should ensure that only relevant airspace
is selected. It should also be remembered that a cluttered display also increases the load on the graphical processor and slows
down the rate at which the screen is redrawn.
2.3.2.8.1
Symbol
The LX 7007 BASIC/COMPACT graphic display supports three sizes of glider symbol; large, medium and small. Rotate the
UP/DOWN selector to select the desired glider symbol. TAIL LENGTH enables a ‘mouse droppings trail’ to be configured
that will display the achieved track for the last x minutes. The trail is disabled if the time period is set to zero.
The user is able to sort out four different sizes of fonts, this selection will influence on characters in graphic navigation pages
only.
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2.3.2.8.2
Airspace (Graphic)
This setting allows the pilot to define which airspace types will be shown on the display. Each airspace type can be set to
ON, OFF or a ZOOM range beyond which the particular airspace will not be displayed. Selecting ON will always show the
airspace regardless of the ZOOM setting, and OFF will never show the airspace. If all airspace is set to ON, then at large
ZOOM ranges, the screen becomes very cluttered and the graphics processor will become overloaded and slow down. To
prevent this happening, the ZOOM range option allows a range to be set, beyond which the airspace will not be displayed.
Class A will only be shown
when the ZOOM scale is
100km or lower
Note!
If, for instance, 100 km is selected, then the airspace will only be shown when the ZOOM range is 100 km or lower. When
the ZOOM range is greater than 100 km, the particular airspace will not be shown.
The LX7007 allows the following types of airspace to be shown:
• Class A
• Class B
• Class C
• Class D
• Class E
• CTR.
Control zone
• R.P,D Restricted, Prohibited and Danger areas
• GLIDER
• TMZ
Transponder mandatory zones
• MOA
Military operating areas
• AIRWAY
• OTHER
Note!
CTRs are marked using a bold line, so the pilot is able to separate CTRs from other airspace very quickly.
• Airspace Customisation
A completely new feature of the LX 7007 Basic/Compact is that pilots can customise their own airspace files. Pilots are able
to create areas, or to add and remove particular airspace according to their personal requirements. All customisation is done
using the well known “Open Air format” or “Tim Newport Piece format”. Detailed instructions on customisation are
described in a separate document, the LxasBrowser manual. This manual is supplied with each instrument and is also
available on www.lxnavigation.si. Restricting the creation of airspace to a dedicated area where the pilot is usually flying will
make the instrument much faster when operating the ZOOM function.
Note!
To be able to use all the benefits of the airspace graphics and warnings, it is recommended that some time is taken to study the
airspace of the task area. All irrelevant zones should be deleted so that the speed of graphical presentation remains fast and
unnecessary airspace warnings are avoided. Some TMAs are built from many sectors and is recommended that these sectors
are amalgamated into one large TMA definition, if possible. After modification of .LXW files it is essential that a new .CUB
file is built. LXW is a new airspace data base format described in the LxasBrowser manual or on the www.lxnavigation.si
website.
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2.3.2.8.3
APT (Graphic)
Airports are displayed with aerodrome symbols together with their name, which can be configured in variety of ways.
APT ZOOM: The airport zoom setting defines the ZOOM range under which the airports will be displayed. For instance, a
50 km setting will only show the airports when the selected ZOOM range is 50 km or lower; at greater ZOOM ranges, the
airports will not be shown. The permitted settings are: ON, OFF, 5, 10, 20, 50 and 100 km.
APT NAME: The airports are displayed by an airport symbol with the adjacent name or designator as selected below:
•
•
•
ICAO will show ICAO code of the airport adjacent to the symbol
2 char, 3 char, 4 char, 8 char will display the first 2, 3, 4 or 8 characters respectively of the airport name.
NONE, displays only the symbol with no code or name
2.3.2.8.4
TP (Graphic)
The same logic is used for displaying turn points except that some further choices are available.
There are four types of turn points, and each type is designated by a different symbol on the screen ( See also 2.4.4.2).
•
•
•
•
T. POINT
AIRPORT
OUTLAND
EVENTER
This is simply a turn point at which it is not possible to land
This is an airport used as a turn point
This is a turn point at which an outlanding is possible
This is used to designate a temporary point, such as a good thermal source. It is deleted when the instrument
is switched off (See also chapter 2.4.4)
Note!
If a turn point is designated as OUTLAND, then it will also be displayed in the NEAR AIRPORT screen with the
corresponding symbol ( See 2.4.2).
2.3.2.9
PILOTS (Pilot list)
The LX 7007 BASIC/COMPACT has the capability of storing up to 30 pilots names, each with their specific configuration
preferences (settings). The list is active as soon as the first pilot has been entered under FLIGHT INFO and copied into the
pilot list.
Advises that this pilot is active
and his configuration is selected
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Each pilot has the capability, if needed, of protecting his configuration by means of a personal password. Password input is
possible after activation of EDIT function. This ensures that a particular pilot's configuration can not be selected and altered
by another pilot. Without using of password the pilot specific preference settings will match the last settings flown by this
pilot, if nobody else has used his name and have made some changes.
New pilots can be added (INSERT) and existing pilots edited simply by pressing ENTER in the following screen:
Note!
Pilot selection from this menu is not possible. Switch the unit OFF and ON and select another pilot.
The second way to input a new pilot is transfer of Flight info from LXe or Colibri/LX20 or to Upload flight declaration from
ConnectLX. SD Card transfer of Flight info is also possible. After successful transfer open FLIGHT INFO and confirm ADD
PILOT TO LIST wit Y.
Note!
If the same pilot is flying for instance 15m and 18m variant of the same glider it is recommended to enter two slightly different
names, to be able to store two different sets of settings. For instance Peter15 and Peter18.
INIT
Display
Pilot proper preference data, SEUP Level 1 (Setup)
TP
PC PORT
LCD IND
FLARM
WARNINGS
GPS
UNITS
GRAPHIC
USER PORT
POLAR
LOAD
TE COMP.
PAGE 1
PAGE 3
AUDIO
VOICE MOD.
INTERFACE
*********
*********
*********
Pilot proper preference data, SEUP Level 2 (System Setup)
NMEA
INPUT
ALARMS
**********
2.3.2.10 NMEA/PDA (NMEA output for PDA)
The LX 7007 BASIC/COMPACT is capable to send position data sentences in the NMEA format for use by other devices
(PDA). The various output configurations are shown below and by placing the cursor on any one and pressing ENTER, the
individual NMEA sentences will be displayed. If See You Mobile, LXobile or Winpilot is used, then PDA should be selected
in this option. Selection DISABLED will make computing of LX 7007 faster, so it is recommended to disable the output, if
not used.
Note!
The NMEA baud rate will be always 19200 bps, doesn’t matter any other settings. The data is exclusively available on PDA
interface connector. LX 7007 Compact is equipped with a special cable which should be plugged in after instrument
installation.
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After enter on any item a table of enabled NMEA sentences will be shown for a short time. An exception is EXPERTS where
the pilot has an opportunity to enable sentences of his interest. Select only sentences which are necessary for your PDA
operation, to many enabled sentences will load LX 7007 microcontroller without any reason.
NMEA sentence
GPGGA
GGRMC
GPRMB
GPGLL
GPG00
GPWPL
GPLX1
PFLA
LXWP_
Information sent
Position, time…..
Position time….
Includes information about destination
See NMEA standard
See NMEA standard
See NMEA standard
Data for SeeYou Mobile and Winpilot
Flarm data
Data for SeeYou Mobile and Winpilot
Necessary for PDA operation
Y
Y
N
N
N
N
N
N
Y
Important!
Enable PFLA, if Flarm objects data are intended to be present on LX 7007 traffic information display.
2.3.2.11 DEL TP/TSK (Delete TP and task)
This option allows all programmed turn points and tasks to be globally deleted. If Y (Yes) is selected, then all turn points and
tasks will be deleted and can not be retrieved. Be careful with this option.
2.3.2.12 POLAR
Polars for most gliders are in the library. They are selected by simply rotating the UP/DOWN selector.
The polars are defined as a quadratic notation with the a, b, and c. If a suitable polar is not found in the library, or it is required
to define a USER polar, then the program POLAR.EXE, which is contained on the CD accompanying every instrument,
should be executed. The program requires that minimum 5 points of the new polar are entered. The new values of a, b and c
should be entered into one of the two USER polars (rotate UP/DOWN anti-clockwise). Finally, the name 'USER' should be
replaced with a selected polar name.
2.3.2.13 LOAD
Each time the instrument is powered up, the ballast settings are set to the minimum. By setting the SWITCH ON LOAD: SET,
the ballast setting will remain at the last setting made on the previous flight and will not be zeroed on instrument power up.
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After selection of kg or lbs in menu Units, a very simple manipulation on the field during water filling procedure and also
during the flight will help the pilot a lot. The pilot input of ballast is now in kg or lbs. To make this possible some additionally
inputs should be done as follows:
MIN.TKOFF
: default glider plus minimum pilot weight (see glider operational manual)
EMPTY GLIDER : empty glider weight (see manual)
PILOT
: pilot weight
MAX.TKOFF
: maximal take off weight
2.3.2.14 TE COMP. (Total Energy Compensation)
The LX 7007 BASIC/COMPACT offers two methods of vario TE compensation.
• TE tube (probe)
• Electronic TE compensation
Note!
It is important to note that the method of TE compensation is set up when the instrument is installed by the
pneumatic connections made to the TE and Static ports. Changing the compensation type in the setup screen below
WILL NOT change the method of compensation - the pneumatic plumbing has to be changed first (see Chapter 5
- Installation).
If the TE probe has been installed, then TE: should be set to 000%
There is no further adjustment of the TE is possible; the quality of the TE tube is the only factor.
If the Electronic TE option has been installed, then TE: should be set to 100%
The TE compensation can be fine tuned during flight with the following procedure. It is essential that this is only done in
smooth air; it is not possible to tune the TE accurately when it is thermic.
• Select 100 % and default TEF
• Accelerate up to approximately 160 km/h (75 kts) and keep the speed stable for a few seconds
• Rapidly reduce the speed to 80 km/h (45 kts)
Observe the vario indicator needle during the maneuver. At 160 km/h the vario will indicate about –2 m/s (-4kts). During the
speed reduction the vario should move towards zero and should never exceed zero (slightly positive indications are
acceptable). If the vario shows a climb, then the compensation is too low, increase the TE%; and vice versa.
The TEF (TE filter) is the compensation delay. Larger numbers will increase the delay and vice versa. During the first test is
recommended to use TEF 4.
Electronic TE is only effective when the pitot and static sources are co-located and the pneumatic lines to the instrument are
approximately the same length. The best sensor to use is the combined pitot/static Prandtl tube. If problems are experienced
with the electronic TE compensation, then the most likely cause is the glider's static source. The static source can be checked
by plumbing the pneumatic tubes for electronic compensation and then setting the TE: to 0%. In still air, accelerate to
approximately 160 km/h and slowly reduce the speed. Observe the vario indicator. If the static source is good, then the vario
should immediately start to move to show a climb. If the needle firstly shows increased sink and then moves to a climb, the
static source of the glider is unsuitable and there is no way to provide successful TE compensation electronically. The use of a
dedicated and accurate fin mounted pitot/static source such as a Prandtl tube might help.
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2.3.2.15 INPUT
The LX 7007 BASIC/COMPACT has an input for an external speed command switch, which is wired to USB (Vario) UNIT.
Using of external switch it is possible to switch between SC and Vario manually. Setting the SC INPUT to ON means that
closing the switch will cause the instrument to enter SC mode, and setting SC INPUT to OFF means that closing the switch
will select Vario mode. There is a third option by setting SC INPUT to TASTER and connecting a push button to the input,
each key press will toggle between SC and Vario (obligatory setting after using of LX Remote).
A voice message “Stalling” will be generated if, IAS will go below the value specified in STALL W: xx km/h. Acceptable
IAS input is between 60 and 120 km/h. Mentioned function is active exclusively, if LX Voice Module option is used.
The LX 7007 BASIC/COMPACT is supplied with an external temperature sensor. Selecting TEMP. ON will enable
temperature measurement by the sensor. Setting TEMP. OFF permits the user to offset the temperature reading.
Note!
There is another input called VARIO PRIORITY on USB UNIT. When this input is activated by grounding the appropriate
wire, the unit will change over to Vario immediately. This input wire is set open (not grounded) as a factory default on
delivery.
Wire
SC, Marked
cable
Shield
Wire
Wire
Wire
Wire
Shield
Shield
Shield
Shield
Setting: ON
Setting: OFF
Setting: ON
Setting: OFF
Open
Closed
Closed
Open
Staus: VAR
Staus: SC
Staus: SC
Staus: VAR
Wire
SC, Marked
cable
Shield
Note!
LX 7007 Compact doesn’t support vario priority function; SC input is wired to 80 mm unit and marked as SC.
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LCD IND. (LCD vario indicator)
The LCD vario indicator is a part of USB unit. Unlimited* number of secondary vario indicators can be also connected to the
system using the 485 system bus. The LX 7007 BASIC/Compact provides 4 different sets of data that can be displayed on the
vario indicators. This means that up to 4 indicators can be set, to display different information; any further connected
indicators are simple repeaters. Each LCD indicator is set up from the following menu:
*not valid for LX 7007 Compact, LX 7007 Compact is capable to drive only one vario indicator having Address 1.
LCD vario indicator consists of:
• Needle
• Two numerical displays (upper and lower)
• Labels and indicators
These following functions can be set (see next picture):
• Needle
Vario needle (Vario, SC, Netto or Relative)
• SC Ring
Displays speed command at all times
• Upper Numeric Display
Upper line, the displayed data can be configured in both Vario and SC modes
• Vario Mode Indicator
Shows current flight mode (vario or speed command)
• Lower Numeric Display
Lower line, the displayed data can be configured in both Vario and SC modes
The labels will automatically be displayed depending on the current function. The BAT warning will be displayed when the
supply voltage is below 11 volts.
UPPER NUMBER
SHOWS INTEGRATOR
UPPER NUMBER SHOWS
FLIGHT / LEG TIME
UPPER NUMBER
DISPLAY
LOWER
NUMBER
SHOWS
TASK / LEG
SPEED
SPEED COMMAND
MODE INDICATOR
VARIO MODE
INDICATOR
NEEDLE
GPS STATUS INDICATOR
(NOT USED)
SPEED
COMMAND
RING
LOW
BATTERY
INDICATOR
LOWER
NUMBER
SHOWS
ALTITUDE /
DISTANCE /
FINAL GLIDE
NEEDLE SHOWS
INDICATED AIR
SPEED (NOT USED)
NEEDLE SHOWS
VARIO
NEEDLE SHOWS
RELATIV
NEEDLE SHOWS
NETTO
NEEDLE
SHOWS SPEED
COMMAND
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Note!
The vario indicator built into the USB unit is always Indicator 1 with address 1.
Each further indicator (available as an option) has a DIP switch on the rear side that sets and identifies the indicator and
enables it to be programmed under that identification. The positions of the switches are listed below.
SW 1 ON
SW 2 ON
SW 3 ON
All OFF
Indicator set1
Indicator set2
Indicator set3
Indicator set4
All settings should be made for vario and speed command mode separately (e.g.: VAR NEEDLE =needle in vario mode, SC
NEEDLE = needle in SC mode).
Needle settings:
• Vario, SC, NETTO or RELATIVE ( = netto – 0.7 m/s),
Upper numerical line:
• Integrator, time, flight time, leg time
Lower numerical line:
• ALT. (NN altitude), DIST. (distance to the navigation point), GL. DIF. (final glide altitude difference), SPEED (TAS),
LEG SP. (speed on leg), QNH(ft) (NN altitude in ft), F.LEVEL (flight level). The last two items requests version 1.16 or
higher of USB UNIT.
2.3.2.17 COMPASS(not valid for LX 7007 Compact)
This unit is an optional extra. The compass module is connected by the 485 bus to the LX 7007 BASIC/COMPACT. If the
compass is connected, this setting enables the compass to be calibrated and is described in Chapter 6.1. If a compass module is
not connected, the COMPASS setting is not active.
2.3.2.18 AUDIO (Adjustment of audio)
A wide variety of audio variants can be configured by user:
•
•
•
•
•
SC: VOL H
VARIO:
0%
+100%
-100%
audio volume will be increased by speed command (H) or decreased by ( L)
Several types of audio can be selected (use DEMO to hear the choices available)
Tone frequency at 0 m/s
Tone frequency at full + deflection
Tone frequency at full – deflection
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2.3.2.19 ALARMS
The unit produces an audio alarm on reaching certain confirmation points or, if an airspace or altitude warning will turn up.
This screen allows adjustment of both frequencies and number of periods.
Note!
If a Voice Module option is used, the alarms will be disabled automatically.
2.3.2.20 FLARM
This page makes possible to read out status data of the Flarm unit which is connected to LX 7007, it is also possible to alter
Privacy (Stealth) and the Radio Frequency.
The orientation of Flarm graphic display can be set as north up or track up after using of TRAFFIC INFO menu.
2.3.2.21 SD CARD (SD card formatting)
The SD card which will be used to communicate with LX 7007 should pass initialisation procedure. This menu does this job.
The cards delivered with the LX 7007 are already formatted. If a new card will be used it is compulsory to run through
formatting procedure.
ENTER
Note!
FAT 32 formatted SD cards will no be accepted by the system. Use FAT 16 formatted cards, delivery included card is already
formatted and ready for operation.
2.3.2.22
OPTIONS (Not valid for LX 7007 Compact)
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Options listed above may be connected to LX 7007 system bus. Every active option should be checked in this menu.
Note!
Not checked items will be not accepted by LX 7007 and will also not operate, even connected to the bus.
A very typical message DISABLED will appear in HW Check procedure during booting. If an option is not present on the
BUS a message Not Detected will describe this situation. A Ready message shows Option ready for operation.
Activation of Detect NOW will show actual status and will automatically enable (
) all in the moment present units.
2.3.2.23 PASSWORD
There are several passwords which runs some specific procedures listed below:
PASSWORD
01049
99999
ACTION
“Auto zero” will set vario to and speed to zero
Deleting of flight recorder data
2.3.2.24 INFO
After ENTER on Info, detailed data about firmware will be present for a short time.
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2.4 Navigation Functions
The LX 7007 BASIC/COMPACT has the following navigation functions displayed on six main pages. The pages are selected
in sequence by rotating the MODE selector:
•
•
•
•
•
•
GPS - Status and Coordinates
NEAR AIRPORT
APT, - Airport
TP - Turn points
TSK - Tasks
STATISTICS - These can be accessed both during flight and after flight using the LOGBOOK function
2.4.1 GPS Page
This page is purely informatory; no configuration is possible.
By rotating the UP/DOWN selector the displayed altitude will appear in both m and ft at the same time.
Battery indicator
GPS status
Coordinates
MSL altitude
The TIME display can be changed to a Stop watch as follows:
• Press START status STOP: 0:00
• Press START status RUN:
0:12
• Press START status STOP: 0:50
• Press START status STOP: 0:00 Reset
• Press ENTER and
TIME: 11:56:32 is re-activated
Note!
Rotate to get altitude reading in ft also.
2.4.2 Near Airport
This option displays the nearest airports, both from the APT database and the TP list, together with those turn points that have
been selected as being land able. The airports are sorted by distance with the closest first. Simply place the cursor with the
UP/DOWN selector on the desired airport and press ENTER. The LX 7007 BASIC/COMPACT will change to APT or TP
mode and all navigational features will be available.
Landing Field from TP
Airport from TP
Airport from APT Database
Note!
The symbol preceding the name indicates which database the landing point has come from. See the examples above.
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Voice!
After selection the distance and runway data of selected airport will be expressed.
A reduced airport data base will make computing faster. It is recommended to prepare individual APT data base and to transfer
this after using of SD card (.LXA files).
2.4.3 APT Airports, TP Turn points and TSK Tasks
The three main navigation modes (APT, TP, TSK) are selected by rotating the MODE selector. All three options are similar
and have nearly identical Basic/Compact navigation data screens accessed by turning the UP/DOWN selector. The first page
shows the Basic/Compact navigation data (bearing, distance, ground track and ground speed).
The airport memory of LX 7007 BASIC/COMPACT has a capacity for approximately 5000 airports. The airport data can not
be edited in the instrument; all necessary updates should be done using a PC or SD card. The database used in LX 7007 B is a
free database. The database can be downloaded from the Internet using the following addresses:
www.lxnavigation.si
2.4.3.1
Navigation in APT, TP or TSK
There are five navigation pages; the first one is described below.
Distance
Airport/TP name and ICAO
Bearing
Vario average and
nettovario in SC
Ground track
Final glide indicator
Thermal assistant
MSLaltitude or glide
ratio indicator in SC
Wind
Steering command arrow
Altitude gain and
total averager
MC
Note!
The glide ratio indicator consists of two numbers separated with an E (43E77). The left figures show the average glide ratio
achieved during the last two minutes, while the right figures show the minimum glide ratio required to reach the APT, TP or
finish the task. The over-range indication is '99', which means that the glide ratio is in excess of 99:1. When flying a task, the
minimum glide ratio is calculated on the total distance to the finish line, including all uncompleted TPs, and any preset safety
altitude. This function is very useful when the final glide is being set up around one or more TPs . This indicator is present
only during SC mode; in vario mode NN altitude is indicated.
Note!
During circling period the Altitude gain will be indicated in the lower right corner of the display. The detection of circling is
done automatically and couldn’t be influenced by pilot. The indicator shows how many meters or feet has been gained or lost
during the actual circling period.
As the glider detects straight away flight, the indicator will change in to so called Total Averager. This figure shows the last
thermal real average climbing, it is division of gained altitude and the time spent in the thermal.
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Total average
The Airport and TP names are normally displayed using 8 characters, but by pressing the START button, 12 characters of an
airport name will momentarily be displayed. The course correction arrow (Direction Indicator) shows which way to turn (left
or right) to reach the desired APT or TP.
Rotating the UP/DOWN selector will bring up the graphic page. The airports will be shown with both symbols and short
names or ICAO-code. (See 2.3.2.7.3)
Ground speed
The glider symbol remains in the centre of the screen and the map moves under it. To change the displayed range, simply
rotate the ZOOM knob anti-clockwise to increase the range or clockwise to decrease it.
The third navigation page which includes a course deviation indicator (CDI) can be enabled in setup under the PAGE 3 option
(default option is disabled).
Desired track input (OBS similar)
Using ZOOM
Off course deviation
VOR similar indicator
Further rotation of the UP/DOWN selector will call up the fourth, or arrival page.
Time
Wind, direction and speed,
minutes since the last update
OAT and battery voltage
ETE
ETA
ETA (Estimated Time of Arrival) and ETE (Estimated Time Enroute) define the arrival time and the time needed to reach the
destination. Both depend on the settings in the INIT menu. Default setting is VAR, this means that ETA and ETE will base on
vario average of the actual flight. MC or GS can be also preset. In that case both actual values are relevant.
Continued rotation of the UP/DOWN selector will show the last page, where details of the selected airport will be displayed.
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The data is self explanatory except for the traffic circuit, TC details. The pattern height together with its orientation (N or S) is
displayed. The letter I means that the pattern details are not defined.
2.4.3.2
Airport Selection, Team function and Wind Calculation
After placing the cursor on the function required and pressing ENTER, a menu appears which offers airport selection, the team
function, or selection of the method of wind calculation.
2.4.3.2.1
SELECT - Airport Selection
There are two ways to select an airport. If the ICAO locator is known, it can be directly entered when the name of the airport
will be displayed.
If an incorrect letter is entered, then either press START or rotate the ZOOM selector to move the cursor back so that the
letter can be re-entered.
If the ICAO locator is unknown, then the following method should be used. With the cursor on ICAO, press ESC to move the
cursor to the country. Select the required country with the UP/DOWN selector and press ENTER. Four stars will now be
displayed at the airport name. Using the UP/DOWN selector and ENTER, input the first four letters of the airport name. All
airports with the same first four letters will be available and can be cycled through by use of the UP/DOWN.
If you input less than four characters, the number of airports that fit the first x letters will be greater. If all four stars are
confirmed with ENTER or after pressing ESC, all airports of the selected state are available and can be cycled through in
alphabetical order.
Note!
Rotating of ZOOM will select airports directly. This feature is active only from the upper navigation page.
Voice!
After selection the distance to the airport will be expressed.
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2.4.3.2.2
TEAM function
This special function has been developed to help pilots flying in a team to locate each other if they loose visual contact. Both
pilots have to select the same destination point (APT, TP or TSK). One pilot then passes his range and bearing to the selected
point by radio. The second pilot then selects TEAM FUNCTION and enters the range and bearing passed by the first pilot.
Example:
Navigation toward companion
Input
1st pilot
347°° and 24.1 km is the range and bearing given by the first pilot (his navigation data toward common TP). After entering the
figures and pressing ESC, the instrument installed in the second glider will change to the normal TP navigation page and the
navigation data will enable navigation toward first pilot. TP TEAM will designate this situation.
The team function is deactivated after a new APT or TP is selected.
2.4.3.2.3
WIND calculation method selection
The LX 7007 BASIC/COMPACT is able to calculate the wind vector. This function is the same in all three navigation modes.
A further method, COMPASS, is available only after an optional compass unit is connected to the LX 7007
BASIC/COMPACT RS485-bus. To change the method of wind calculation, use the following menu:
Offset input
Method
GSPEED DIF. is the simplest method. The calculation is based on measuring ground speed changes while circling. A
minimum of two full circles are necessary to obtain an accurate wind. The message WAIT2 or WAIT 1 informs the pilot how
many circles are left to get the result. It is very important to keep the speed constant while circling to ensure that accurate
results are obtained. The pilot is able to adjust the wind using manual corrections through the Offset Input.
POS. DRIFT is the most accurate method. It is based on measuring the drift due to the wind during 6 full circles. These circles
have to be flown accurately and at a constant speed to achieve the best results. WAIT 6 to 1 indicates how many circles are
left until a result is produced.
COMBINATION is using a combination of two methods:
-during the climbing a very reliable method GSPPED DIF. is used and during straight flight an algorithm which calculates
wind after input of GS,GT and TAS. The change over between methods is done automatically.
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COMPONENT calculates the wind component (head or tail wind). The calculation is based on measuring the difference
between GS and TAS during straight flight.
FIXED VALUE is not a calculation; it simply allows the pilot to input the wind vector that he wants to use.
COMPASS wind calculation method is available only with the optional compass device. Its use is described in the COMPASS
manual.
Note!
The results of wind calculation are present in the left lover corner of the first navigation page as an arrow symbol and as
numeric information. The arrow is track up oriented. The same is present in graphic page also; in this case a north up
orientation should be respected.
Wind vector
Wind speed and direction
Wind vector, north up oriented
2.4.4 TP –Turn Points
The LX 7007 BASIC/COMPACT has the memory capacity to store up to 600 turn points. The turn point name can have a
maximum of 8 characters (letters or numbers, no lower case letters and no special signs except * ). The menu structure is the
same as in the APT menu - either four or five pages depending on the set up . A turn point can be added to the database in one
of five ways:
•
•
•
•
•
Manual input
Copy from APT database
Data transfer from a PC, PDA, LX20 or Colibri (*.DA4 format)
Read from SD card (.da4 only)
Input of actual present position
Note!
Using of ConnectMe/ConnectLx PDA programs, makes also possible to transfer turn points in .cup (SeeYou turn point
format) format directly into LX 7007. The conversion .cup.da4 will be done automatically. Transfer of LX original .da4
format is also possible.
The procedure is similar to the method of selecting an APT. While in any TP page, press ENTER and a menu showing
SELECT, EDIT, NEW, DELETE, TEAM and WIND will be presented.
2.4.4.1
TP SELECT
To select a turn point simply replace the stars with the first letters of the TP name (as described in 2.4.3.3.1), or use direct
method after using of ZOOM.
Note!
LX 7007 is able to sort turn points by alphabet or by distance. Default setting is sorting by alphabet (2.3.2.3). Result of
selection by distance is (all stars confirmed) selection of nearest TP. Using of will offer next more distant TPs.
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Note!
It is also possible to select TP by using ZOOM selector. This works exclusively from the first page. To change the TP simply
rotate the ZOOM selector. This method will work also, if sorting by distance will be active.
Voice!
After selection the distance will be expressed.
2.4.4.2
TP EDIT
This option allows the pilot to change TP data at any time. The turn points used in LX 7007 BASIC/COMPACT may have four
attributes. Using attributes, when the turn points are displayed in graphic pages, they will be represented by different symbols.
The four different types of turn points are as follows:
•
•
•
•
T.POINT
AIRFIELD
OUTLAND
EVENTER
normal TP, not land able
land able airfield
land able outlanding place
temporary EVENTer which will be deleted when the instrument is switched OFF
TPs having an airport or outland attribute are land able and are shown on the NEAR AIRPORT page. In front of the name
the pilot will see a symbol indicating what kind of landing place it is (see NEAR).
To start EDIT press ENTER.
Name, attribute, coordinates and elevation can be changed at any time.
2.4.4.3
TP NEW
Place cursor on NEW and press ENTER. The following window will be displayed.
'Y' allows a new turn point to be copied from the APT database. If it is required to enter a completely new turn point, then
select 'N'. A second menu will then be displayed allowing the name, co-ordinates, attributes and elevation of the new turn point
to be entered.
2.4.4.4
TP delete
If this option is selected, then delete confirmation will be requested. If the reply is 'Y', then the turn point will be deleted and
can not be recovered.
2.4.4.5
TEAM
This function is the same as described under APT in chapter 2.4.3.3.2
2.4.4.6
WIND
This function is the same as described under APT in chapter 2.4.3.2.3.
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Storing of actual position
The procedure is activated by long press on START button, exclusive in TP!
The action will accompany a short time message on the display.
AP : 12:32
MARKED
This information explains that a new turn point has been added having name AP 12:32, where numbers corresponds to the
actual time. Other designation is also possible see Setup/TP. Such a point has a MARKER attribute and will disappear after
power off. To keep the point memorized it is necessary to edit AP before power off and to add any other attribute.
2.4.5 TSK - Task
The LX 7007 BASIC/COMPACT can store up to 100 tasks, with each task containing a maximum of 10 turn points (start , 8
turn points and finish). Selecting and storing a task confers the following benefits:
•
•
•
•
•
•
Accurate task statistics
Simpler navigation
Automatic change over to next TP after confirmation
TSK shown on the graphic display
One further step of ZOOM (full task)
Full AAT support (Assigned Area Task)
Note!
The final glide calculation in TSK mode is calculated from the actual position to the finish line, via all uncompleted
turn points. Final glide to a single turn point or airport is available in the TP or APT modes.
The menu structure is similar to the APT and TP. There are some additional data in graphic page as sector geometry which
makes confirmation very easy and full TSK zoom. The ETA/ETE page is extended to support AAT (see also chapter 3).
The tasks are numbered from 00 to 99 and the turn points building a task are numbered from 0 to 9. Point 0 is always the start
point.
When approaching a TP, a NEAR message is displayed to inform the pilot that he is closing on the turn point. When the glider
enters the observation zone, then the message INSIDE is displayed.
Task 01, point 0 (start)
Final glide indicator from actual
position to the finish
Altitude (MSL) in vario mode;
glide ratio to reach the finish in
SC mode
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2.4.5.1
TSK - SELECT
Select function will help to select any task stored in the LX 7007 memory. The procedure will start after enter on SELECT.
Any stored task can be easily selected after using of .
Note!
Using the ZOOM knob is possible to select tasks by simply rotating the knob. This function is active only from the main
navigation page. After each selection, the total task distance is shown for a short time to help to decide which task to choose.
The total task distance displayed is the sum of the length of all the task legs, plus any additional distance to reach the start
point.
Total distance for apr. 2 sec.
Note!
Selection of a new task isn’t possible, if a task has been already started. Use RESTART a first.
Voice!
After selection the total task distance will be expressed. After ESCAPE during flight the distance to go will follow.
2.4.5.2
TSK - EDIT
The active (selected) TSK can be edited at any time, doesn’t matter on the ground or during flight. An already over flown turn
point can not be edited.
Expected time to complete TSK
The expected time to complete the task is entered in hours and minutes. While this input is not obligatory, doing so will allow
progress to be monitored during an AAT which normally requires to be completed within a specific time window. Once the
task is started, this time runs toward zero and the extended ETA/ETE page will show a lot of additional information (see flying
LX 7007 Basic/Compact in chapter 3). After a task has been started no input is allowed.
If a turn point is to be inserted, changed or deleted, the desired turn point should be marked with the UP/DOWN selector and
on pressing ENTER, a sub menu opens up:
•
•
•
•
SELECT replaces the turn point with another
INSERT adds a turn point above the one selected
DELETE removes that turn point from the task
ZONE and MOVE relate to AAT (see below)
Assigned Area Tasks (AAT) - Special Functions
Up to five tasks of the 100 programmable (from 00 to 99) can be modified as AAT. Each individual task point can be
configured for an AAT by using ZONE and MOVE. If ZONE and MOVE do not appear on the sub menu, then five tasks are
already modified for AAT and the quota is full. The AAT modified tasks are active for three flights only. After the third flight
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all sectors are set back to the default settings (as defined in SETUP/OBS.ZONES) This feature allows the competition pilot to
make three take offs without loosing the AAT information.
• ZONE- Using this function, an individual sector can be defined for each turn point of the task. In the following
example TP 0, the start sector at Thalmaes is defined
A21, A1, A2, R1 and R2 have the same meaning described in SETUP/OBS. ZONES (See chapter 2.3.2.4)
The final option. AUTO NEXT defines what happens after reaching the programmed zone. When flying “normal” speed tasks,
with AUTO NEXT set to Y (Yes), the LX 7007 BASIC/COMPACT will change over to next turn point immediately, after a
fix is recorded in the sector. In an AAT this is not very useful, because of big sectors and the need to use the MOVE function.
Setting the AUTO NEXT to N (No) prevents the LX 7007 BASIC/COMPACT from switching to the next turn point when
reaching the sector. The pilot must switch over manually by making a short press of the START button. In the example below
an individual sector with 600 has been set at the first turn point and the automatic switch over disabled.
Example:
Selecting R1 more than 10 km, will set AUTO N automatically.
Start is default N, the TP will automatically change to N after MOVE function is activated.
Note!
Editing a task and the corresponding sectors can also be done during flight. (see chapter 3)
Distance to fly after MOVE
Time left
Required speed to finish the TSK
in time
“Moved” TP
Final glide difference till finish, three
numbers and + or •
Min. glide ratio to reach the finish (safety
altitude has been taken into account)
MOVE In an AAT the sectors are generally quite large; therefore it is reasonable to consider modifying the task
during flight. All AAT′s (max. 5, see above) offer this possibility. Moving of the turn points is allowed only inside
the sector .
Having used MOVE-function, the “new” point has a '#' as the first character (very significant). The sector and the reference
point stay unchanged, but all navigation data is modified corresponding to the new (virtual) point. For example, the final glide
is now calculated around the new point, and the statistics are modified in the same way.
The point will move after using the rotary knobs UP/DOWN and ZOOM. The up down () knob will move the turn point
radial and zoom will rotate the turn point. It is not possible to MOVE outside the sector. Use up down knob at first and than
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zoom. Unless a specified task time (task edit) has been entered, the required speed and remaining time to complete the task will
not be displayed.
1st step move radial
2nd step rotate
2.4.5.2.1
Extended arrival page
Using of this page will give the pilot extremely important information about arrival, flying a task. Especially after using of
MOVE function during AAT.
ETA based on setting in INIT
ETE based on setting in
INIT
Remaining distance
Required speed to reach finish
Remaining time, counted down
after task start
The remaining distance is the distance from actual position to the finish line. If the task has not yet been started, then this
distance includes the distance to reach start also.
The remaining time is the time left to finish the task, simple count down after task start (active only after input TIME in TSK
edit).
The required average speed is calculated from remaining distance and the remaining time.
Note!
ETA (Estimated Time of Arrival) and ETE (Estimated Time Enroute) define the arrival time and the time needed to reach
the destination. Both depend on the settings in the INIT menu. Default setting is VAR, this means that ETA and ETE will base
on vario average of the actual flight. MC or GS can be also preset. In that case both actual values are relevant.
By pressing ESC, the ETA and ETE calculated up to actual TP are displayed for 3 seconds.
2.4.5.3
TSK - NEW
Pressing ENTER with the cursor on NEW will select a sub menu asking whether an existing task should be copied. If N is
selected, then the next available task with all points un-programmed will be selected. Sometimes it is easier to copy an
existing similar task and then amend it; pressing 'Y' allows this to be done.
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2.4.6 STATISTICS
This mode is exclusively used to give the pilot information about his actual flight. There are two levels of statistics; flight
statistics and task statistics. Flight statistics are active immediately after take off and task statistics are activated once a start is
made. (See chapter 3.2.4)
2.4.6.1
Statistics during Flight
The following page is visible during the flight and for a few minutes after landing. A few minutes later this page becomes Log
Book.
Take off
time
Time
Climbing %
Flight time
2.4.6.1.1
TSK Statistics
The following statistics are available after the task has been started. Rotation of the UP/DOWN selector permits scrolling
through individual legs.
Average speed on leg
Time of confirmation
During leg
Completed leg
The time will remain blank as long as the data are connected with an active leg, as this is the TP confirmation time and is
never shown until the TP is confirmed. The completed leg display shows time turn made, the time spent completing the leg
(duration), average speed on leg and % of time spent climbing. The last shown screen always shows the task statistics from
the start to the current position. See also chapter 3.2.6.
2.4.6.1.2
Log Book and post flight statistics
The statistics page will be replaced with Log Book a few minutes after landing. Both LX 7007 Basic and also LX 7007
Compact can be delivered with flight recorder option in that case post flight statistics data is available. See 3.2.6.
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2.5 Variometer and Altimeter
All signals from the pneumatic sensors (altitude, speed) are derived from high quality pressure sensors which mean that no
flask is necessary. The vario signal is derived from the altitude signal. All signals are temperature and altitude compensated.. A
custom programmable LCD has been designed to display the vario information as well as many other information. The display
is user configurable.
The variometer can be configured to show:
• range
5,10 and 2.5 m/s 10,20 and 5 kts
• five time constants
1s to 5s, in addition there are 4 settings of electronic processing for the vario signal
• netto vario
air mass lift and sink
• relative vario
shows the lift or sink that would be achieved if the glider was circled at thermalling speed
There are two ways by which the vario indications can be corrected for total energy; electronic TE compensation based on
speed changes with time; and pneumatic compensation with a TE probe. When using pneumatic compensation after using of
TE probe, the LX 7007 BASIC/COMPACT does not process the signal at all. The quality of the TE compensation depends
entirely on the location, size and dimension of the TE tube. The installation must be leak-proof.
Note!
If electronic TE compensation is selected, then the TE(Pst) port should be connected to a good static pressure source. If
pneumatic compensation is selected, then the TE(Pst) port should be connected to the TE probe.
TE(Pst)
LX 7007
Compensation with TE probe
Electronic compensation
2.5.1 Smart Vario Description
The LX system incorporates two configurable electronic filters in the circuitry. The first filter adjusts the time constant and is
adjustable between 0.5 and 5 seconds. The 0.5 setting is the fastest while the 5 setting provides maximum damping.
The second filter, called the Smart Vario, is a dynamic filter and controls the rate at which the vario indication moves. When
set to OFF, there is no restriction on the rate of movement of the vario indication other than the setting of the time constant
filter. When set to 1, the vario indication will not move faster than 1 m/s (2 kts) per second, while when set to 4, the vario
indication will not move faster than 4 m/s (8kts) per second. It should be noted that when set to 4, the vario indication will
move four times faster than when set to 1.
Summary:
• The Smart Vario should not be used in isolation but in conjunction with the setting of the time constant filter. When
the Smart Vario is activated, the time constant filter may need further adjustment to provide optimum indications.
FILTERED
VARIO
RAW VARIO
FILTER
0.5 to 5
SmartVario
FILTER
1 to 4 or OFF
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2.5.2 Altimeter
The altimeter of LX 7007 BASIC/COMPACT is temperature compensated from -20ºC up to + 60ºC. The altimeter is
calibrated from 0 to 6000m (20,000ft), but indication goes up to 8000m (26,000ft).
2.5.3 Speed Command
Speed command flying based on the McReady theory is a very useful tool to optimise cross country speed. There are many
visual indicators (see LCD Vario). When the instrument changes to speed command mode, the audio will change and become a
director informing the pilot whether he is flying too fast or too slow. In order to reduce confusion between vario and speed
command audio, some special features were developed:
•
•
Continuous audio signal in + possible (other kinds of signals can be chosen, see setup)
No audio at correct speed (dead band).
Note!
The SC bar of vario LCD shows continuously SC, mode doesn’t matter.
2.5.4 Final glide calculation
The final glide calculator calculates the final glide altitude difference to the selected point (APT, TP). In the task mode the
final glide is always calculated from the current position, round all uncompleted turn points to the goal. A + indication will
inform the pilot that the glider is above the final glide slope and vice versa. The final glide takes into account Mc setting,
wind, bugs and safety altitude.
Note!
The elevation of the finish point is imported from the TP database into the final glide altitude difference. If this elevation is
incorrect, or is set to zero, and the altimeter is set to QNH, then the final glide will be in error.
It is therefore important that the elevation of the goal is correctly entered in the TP database.
The safety altitude (reserve) input does not affect the glide difference indication which should be 0 m/ft during the final glide.
It simply means that the glider will arrive over the goal at the selected safety altitude.
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3 Flying with LX 7007 Basic/Compact
To get the best out of the LX7007, it is important that some precaution is done prior to the flight – trying to configure the
instrument or set up a task while flying the glider may spoil your whole day! Pre-flight preparation will ensure that the flight
will be both successful and enjoyable.
3.1 Switching ON and selecting Pilot
Pressing the ON/START button will switch on the LX 7007. The instrument will go through the initialization phase and stop
on the pilot selection. On selecting the pilots name and pressing enter it will continue the initialization until the Set Elevation
menu (entering of elevation of the take off airfield) is reached. If the instrument has not previously been programmed, the pilot
name selected will be ‘UNKNOWN’ and it will go straight to the Set Elevation page, the same will happen, if there is no
pilots stored in the pilot list, means a single pilot solution is used.
Note!
It is recommended to switch the unit ON some minutes before take off, to give time to the GPS receiver to acquire enough
satellites.
3.1.1 Single Pilot operation
If only one person fly’s the glider, then only his name should be programmed into the instrument through FLIGHT INFO.
The LX 7007 will then show the name of the pilot during the initialisation procedure and switch automatically to the Set
Elevation page. Don’t confirm SAVE TO PILOT LIST with Y.
3.1.2 Multi Pilot operation
Up to 30 pilots can be stored into the pilot list of the LX 7007 pro IGC. The first pilot has to be entered into the FLIGHT
INFO and then copied into the pilot list via ADD PILOT TO LIST (Y), this command will be activated automatically after
leaving of Flight info (ESC). Further pilots can be registered under SETUP / PILOTS with INSERT, or via PC/PDA/SD data
transfer at any time. Pilots, who want to have their individual settings safe, should use EDIT (under SETUP / PILOTS) and
input a personal password. After password input only persons who will know the password will be able to use protected name
and settings.
Note!
Individual settings done by pilots will be automatically stored and will be recalled after mentioned pilots name will be selected
after power on. To keep individual data safe, the pilot is able to prevent his settings by a password, which is available in
SETUP/PILOTS.
Note!
After selection of UNKNOWN the last active settings will be restored.
If the pilot name has been sent via PC or PDA (usually after declaration transfer) or input by hand and not saved (ADD PILOT
TO LIST N) to the pilot list, such a pilot will be treated like a temporary pilot and his data will be lost after a new selection,
but will remain after power off. Temporary pilot will overtake the last active settings.
In Summary:
• If UNKNOWN pilot name is selected, then the settings from the last flight, irrespective of the pilot, will be used.
• If a Pilot without a password is selected, then the settings of the last flight by that pilot will be used.
• If a Pilot has protected his individual settings after input of a password, nobody except him will be able to pass the initial
routine and to use his name and settings.
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A temporary pilot will be offered, if his data has been transferred by PC, PDA (Flight info) or after a manual input and not
saved into pilot list. After first subsequent pilot selection this temporary pilot will be deleted permanently.
Note!
If a single pilot flies the glider in different configurations, then it is recommended that he uses the multi pilot option listing
his names as 'AN OTHER 15m' and 'AN OTHER 18m' for instance. This will ensure that the correct polar will be used as it
is one of the stored individual settings.
Voice!
Set pilot.
3.1.3 Set Elevation (take off elevation input)
We all know that air pressure changes all the time and it is important that the altimeter is re-referenced before each flight. After
completing the initialization, the instrument requires that the elevation of the present position is entered.
Voice!
Set elevation.
This setting is obligatory. The instrument will offer the last airport which was on the top of the NEAR AIRPORT list, before
power OFF. If this is OK, the pilot can either simply confirm the offered elevation, or alter it. After setting the elevation, an
input of the current QNH setting is called for. This is not mandatory, but very useful as by entering the QNH will enable the
pilot to subsequently alter it as necessary. If the QNH is not entered, it can be ignored by pressing ESC, but the pilot will then
be unable to subsequently alter the QNH setting during the final glide.
Setting QNH:
• Rotate UP/DOWN and 1013 mb will be offered
• Use ENTER and UP/DOWN to enter actual value
Note!
The unit will offer the elevation of the airfield which was on the top list in NEAR, just before regular power down.
Note!
If the QNH is not set in the start up procedure, it can not subsequently be changed in flight.
Voice!
(Set QNH)
3.1.4 Pre-flight check
It is strongly recommended to check all settings of following items:
• QNH/RES
• INIT
• Ballast, if not defined with set in setup LOAD
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3.1.5 Preparing a task
It is advisable to prepare the task correctly before taking off and thus avoid mistakes made in haste.
a) Entering the task
• Transfer the task file (.da4 ) from a, PC*, PDA (transfer of .cup also possible), LX20 or Colibri
• Read .da4 or .cup from SD card
• Copy a similar task using of Copy function and edit after (saving of time)
• Enter a new task manually.
*not available by LX 7007 Compact
b) Check task
• Right TP´s, sequence, distances between points, bearings and total distance
• Check visually task geometry after using of zoom TSK
3.1.5.1
AAT (Assigned Area Task)
Assigned Area Task is in fact a speed task where the task distance isn’t predefined. The pilot has limited influence on task
geometry due to bigger sectors which are regularly set. The pilot decides how deep he will fly into individual sector to reach
optimal average task speed. Usually minimum time spend on task is also set, to prevent flying to short tasks.
3.1.5.1.1
How to prepare an AAT
The AAT has the same structure as whichever other task and all known methods to enter are the same as described. The only
exceptions are bigger sectors having specific geometry. To prepare sectors use ZONE menu for each sector individually.
As described in 2.4.5.2, enter the sector geometry:
• Orientation
• R1 and R2
• Angles A1 and A2
• Check and eventually set AUTO : Y/N (automatic change over criteria)
Note!
Setting R1 bigger than 10km will set AUTO: N, means change over to next TP of an AAT will follow exclusively on pilot
demand.
To be able to exploit all benefits of LX 7007 AAT capability it is strongly recommended to input the time which is expected
to complete the task.
Expected time to complete TSK
The input depends on TSK distance, weather situation and pilot personal prediction. After successful input the third task
page will become complete and will show expected speed over the whole task. The speed is simple division of time and the
distance.
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TSK time
Expected TSK speed
Note!
Minimum task time is usually set, by task setter. So, never input shorter time than declared in the task sheet. It is suggested
to input min. 10 minutes more to avoid premature finish line crossing.
If the expected task speed seems to be not realistic, use MOVE function to adapt TSK distance and consequently the speed.
MOVE function is available also on ground via edit.
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Example of an AAT
The example listed below represents a sophisticated AAT geometry. The most sophisticated is TP 167 which consists of two
segments having different radius and are also oriented under task setter requirements.
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Inputs on LX 7007 regarding above mentioned task sheet.
Start: line 2x 3 km
TP 115MELYKUT: cylinder 20km
TP 088KISKO: cylinder cut out having user orientation
TP 167SZEKU: combination of cylinder with cut out and cylinder, having user orientation
TP 006SZATY: 500 m cylinder
TP 001SZEG: finish line 2x 1km
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Note!
Use task graphic page (zoom TSK) to verify, if the task shape corresponds to this given in the task sheet.
3.2 Performing the flight
After take off, the unit will change over into flying mode. The most significant signal is replacement of Logbook with
Statistics page.
3.2.1 Starting a Task
The procedure consists of two parts. The first part may happen as the glider has entered the sector and the pilot wants to depart.
The second part is executed automatically immediately after leaving the sector (Start line). The procedure:
•
Wait until the message INSIDE appears on the display accompanied with an audio signal or voice. , This indicates that the
glider is in the start sector. Before entering a NEAR message will inform about approaching to the sector. This message
will be activated as the glider will enter 1 km cylinder. Having big sectors this message may not appear
•
Press the START button (short press), to arm start.
Real Start will happen after
crossing the line
Press Start inside sector, to arm
Note!
A task can not be started on the ground.
A very clear indication that the start has been armed is change of navigation data. The navigation data will change toward
first Turn point. The real start of the task will not happen at this moment. It will happen immediately after the glider will cross
the start sector line. This makes start procedure extremely simple, stress less and offers an accurate task statistics, as the
statistics will be activated immediately after crossing the start line.
LX 7007 V 1.2 offers a very useful help, if the altitude and or ground speed at the line crossing are limited. Both limits are
able to be input in TSK Menu/ START OPTIONS.
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Note!
The altitude input should be MSL.
A good start will be indicated with an info page which will be removed after 15 seconds and a bad start will be accompanied
with a warning, but this will remain until pilot confirmation.
Good start
Bad start
It is also possible to start a task, while the glider is outside the start sector. In this case the pilot has to press START for a
longer time (about 6 sec), but in any case long enough until the TSK navigation data to the first TP appears.
3.2.2 Task Restart
Once the task has been started, it can be terminated (RESTART) at any time during flight and a new start made. If a task has
already been started, press ENTER and the following dialog will open:
Confirming RESTART with Y will restore the actual task. The task is now ready for new start.
Note!
After a task has been started, it is not possible to select a new one. Use RESTART and SELECT.
3.2.3 Over Turn Point
By default, the LX 7007 PRO IGC switches over (automatically) to the navigation data of the next turn point, as soon as one
fix is detected in the sector of the actual TP. This situation will be accompanied with INSIDE message, an audio alarm and
voice, if Voice Module is installed.
If a turn point can not be reached, the pilot can manually switch (jump over) to the next turn point by pressing START for
approx. 6 sec. (just watch navigation data). Alternatively, he can delete the unreachable turn point in the TASK / EDIT
(recommended procedure). Neither action has any effect on the declaration!
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3.2.3.1
Switch over flying an AAT
AAT sectors are regularly big sectors and the pilot has to decide how far into the sector he wants to fly. It is recommended to
make task distance adaptation before reaching the sector after using of move function. After first MOVE action the actual TP
will be renamed. Every such a TP will get a # symbol as the first character of its name.
3.2.3.1.1
Use of Move function
The MOVE function (see also chapter 2.4.5.2) modifies the task significant as the TP is moved., Recalculating of the
remained distance, ETA, ETE, required average speed (third navigation page of task), final glide and the minimum glide
ratio, will follow.
Once the task has been started, the MOVE function is immediately available for the actual TP on pressing ENTER,
irrespective of which navigation page is selected.
To move TP use (radius) and ZOOM (rotate).
Note!
It is recommended to observe average speed during move procedure to keep speed realistic.
3.2.3.1.2
Switch over procedure
To change over to next TP a short press on START button is absolutely necessary, after the glider position is inside the
sector. MOVE doesn’t matter.
Note!
After MOVE had been used and, the START pressed the actual glider position will be taken as an AAT turn point (some
kind of automatic move). This will ensure realistic ETA, ETE, remained distance and required average speed. If there was no
MOVE at all, the default TP data will be taken in calculation and such a situation will cause wrong statistics information.
Generally it is not necessary to fly close to the moved point. A decision to switch over to next point may happen anywhere in
the sector. This act will immediately update the task and also ETA, ETE, the distance and required average speed to reach
finish.
Example:
Before press on Start
After
Voice!
Next turn point
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3.2.4 Statistics during flight
A few seconds after take off the log book page will be replaced with statistics page. The statistics will inform about some
important data special, if a task is flown.
The first page of Statistics mode is always active and shows take off time and the duration.
Rotating of will select individual leg statistics data and the last page is always task statistics data. This page includes a
very important data about average speed from start until instantaneous position. See also 2.4.6.
3.2.5 Task end
On entering the finish zone the task stops automatically and a message TSK END will appear. If you want to fly a new task
without landing, then it is necessary to use RESTART and SELECT. If the MOVE function has been used on the finish point,
then it will be necessary to finish the task by using the START button as in the AAT sector.
3.2.6 Procedures after landing
It is recommended not to switch the unit off immediately after landing. The units with flight recorder option needs
approximately 3 minutes too finish the flight, by units without flight recorder is the time shorter. A very significant signal that
the flight is finished is log book instead of statistics data.
3.2.6.1
Statistics after flight (Log Book and Flight Recorder)
LX 7007 Basic/Compact offers a Log Book which contains take off and landing time. LX 7007 Compact and also LX 7007
Basic can be delivered with flight recorder option. The flight recorder meets all IGC requirements, but is not approved.
The post flight and also a short task statistics is available for any flight. Flight data downloading can be executed after using
of SD card.
3.2.7 SIMPLE TASK (Flying around TPs or APTs)
The simple task feature is active prior to a regular task being started. The feature is very useful for pilots who do not fly
tasks but fly from TP to TP (or to an APT). Simple task permits statistics to be stored like in a real task and which can be
displayed on the Statistics page.
Immediately after take off, the current position will be considered to be a start point. On reaching a TP or APT which has
been selected in TP or APT pages, the point will be treated as a confirmed TP of a simple task and so on. The radius to define
confirmation of arrival at the TP is set by pilot in „NEAR TP“(SETUP/PASW/TP). The simple task grows more and more as
TPs and APTs are reached. The flight statistics is the same as by real task except that TSK S shows that no regular task is
being flown. Of course the third navigation page is not complete.
To perform more realistic situation, the pilot is able to define his start position at any time. After RESTART, the position at
the time of the restart will be taken as new start point of a simple task.
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3.2.7.1
Distance Measuring Equipment
This function is specially developed for those pilots who don’t use task mode flying cross county flights, but they want to
know how many kilometers they have done and how many will be, if they turn back to home at the moment.
Pilot has in fact no influence on this calculation, it is only important to select turn point or airport and to near the point. Having
no close APT or TP a marker setting will set a temporary turn point.
Start position is takeoff and also “Home “is the same position. Both points are set automatically. What actually the pilot has to
do is to become near to the TP or APT. In case of no near APT or TP available, a manual Marker setting will substitute a real
TP. Marker can be easily set after a long press on Start button in TP mode.
C
D
B
E
A
Bold lines (A,B,and C) illustrate already done legs which distances are fix. Legs D and C is flexible, as the pilot didn’t set any
marker.
Distance done: A+B+C+D
Total distance to home: A+B+C+D+E
Note!
Restart will not influence home position; it will influence only start position.
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3.2.8 Climb Indicator
Some additionally help was developed to make pilots searching for the centre of climbing easier.
• After lowest ZOOM, rotate one step to the right and a special graphic page called CLIMB will open.
A glider symbol with its route done in the last 60 seconds will be present, each second one sample. Additionally to the
position data vario is sampled and a maximum is calculated. The maximum is designated like dot with the biggest
diameter. The pilot should steer to fly into this area.
The area is 700 x 700 m big.
•
The second variant is offered in the first navigation page.
Around the wind vector is build a circular display which dots shows vario samples. The same philosophy like by CLIMB
display was taken and the fattest dot shows vario maximum. A small glider symbol is positioned always on the left or on the
right side and its position is always stable. During right circles the symbol will be on the left side and vice versa. The pilot
should imagine his position in the glider symbol and wait until vario maximum will meet the glider.
The wind vector isn’t involved.
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3.2.9 Altitude gain indicator and Total Averager
3.2.9.1
Altitude gain indicator
As the glider will start circling the altitude gain indicator will became active and will show continuously altitude gain of the
actual thermal. The circling detection runs automatically and the pilot isn’t able to influence the process.
Altitude gain
As the glider will leave the thermal and will continue straight away a total average of the last thermal will be shown until next
circling.
3.2.9.2
Total Averager
This information is also available in the first navigation page of APT, TP or TSK, exclusively during straight flight. VAR/SC
status doesn’t matter. A T accompanied with figure shows division of altitude gain and time spent in the last thermal.
Total average
Total average may be also inquired during climbing period, it is necessary to switch into SC for a short time.
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3.2.10 Using of PDA like secondary navigation system
Many PDA running programs will operate using NMEA data send out of LX 7007 PDA interface. Additionally data sentences
including altitude, vario, etc. to drive SeeYou Mobile, Winpilot or Navigator are active after appropriate setting in Setup of LX
7007.
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3.2.11 Flarm features
If the unit receives Flarm collision relevant data together with NMEA is therefore capable to offer a vide range of very useable
functions which will make Flarm in conjunction with LX 7007 much more sophisticated.
After a short press on EVENT/ MARK button a Flarm graphic display will open and actual traffic situation will be visualized.
The display orientation can be selected in setup Flarm. All near gliders are present on the display and detailed data of one
glider is displayed in the left upper corner of the display. The glider selection is possible after using of up/down (
) switch.
A line going from the centre of the display to the glider defines selected glider.
ID of selected glider
Selected glider
Distance to selected gl.
Above or below indic.*
Bearing to the sel. gl.
Range
Vario of selected gl.
The central positioned glider which silhouette is not bold, illustrates reference point of the system in fact this is the glider
where the pilot is sitting.
Character A can have + or – sign; + means above and – means below in meters or ft.
Range adjustment is possible after using of ZOOM.
Some pilots are using so called Privacy function, also called as Stealt. Doing this they transmit only minimum collision
relevant data and such a gliders are not described with glider symbol, they are present like dots on the LX 7007 display. The
command to activate Privacy function and vice versa can be also sent from LX 7007, after using of Seup/Flarm.
Glider using Privacy
3.2.11.1 Flarm ID customization
As the Flarm ID number of the near glider doesn’t say a lot of, a customization of mentioned ID is possible for known gliders.
If one known glider is in radio range the pilot is able to customize its ID into more covenant form, let say competition number
or something similar. After customization this particular glider will always be represented with its customized ID. The
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-press enter and a menu will open, select successive number and input custom ID
LX 7007 has space to store up to 10 customized Flarm IDs. An already customized ID can be edit at any time.
3.3 Flight recorder Option
Both LX 7007 Basic and also LX 7007 Compact may be delivered with Flight recorder option. The recorder meets IGC
standards, but is not approved by IGC. The flight data is secured after using of 512 bit G record (digital signature). The
simplest flight data downloading method is using of SD card, but PC can be also used.
After Enter on the flight of interest in log book, the flight statistics will open.
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4 Communication with PC,PDA,Colibri/LX20 and SD
Note!
The unit is able to adapt automatically to the baud rate of the partner unit, so no more problems if both units don’t have the
same baud rate. A very typical message AUTODETECT will inform about searching for synchronization. After
synchronization is established a CONNECT status will appear.
The LX 7007 BASIC/COMPACT is able to communicate with a:
• PC, using LXe, SeeYou or Strepla .
• SD card,
• PDA, ConnectLX, Downloader
• LX 20
• Colibri
Note!
The unit is equipped with three physically separated com ports, which means no data collision even all possible devices
connected and switched on.
Using of LX7007 in conjunction with a LX20 or Colibri, is possible to prepare a flight at home or during the competition
briefing and then when at the airfield use the LX20 or Colibri as a data source for LX 7007 BASIC/COMPACT. Similarly, a
task can be programmed in a PC and then transferred to a LX20 or Colibri for subsequent loading into the LX7007.
Using of a PDA will do the same, but additionally offers downloading of flights, which means practically no use of PC in
cockpit any more.
A CD with the following programs is supplied with LX 7007 BASIC/COMPACT:
• LXe Windows program for communication, Basic/Compact flight evaluation and database management.
• LxasBrowser for airspace management and its manual.
• ConnectLX/connectMe for data transfer LX 7007 - PDA.
4.1 Communication with PC
After PC communication art was chosen by the pilot, a PC connected to the 5P round connector, normally positioned on the
instrument panel, can do this job. All kinds of PC communication can also be provided after using of IGC port which is
available on the rear side of he unit. Use IGC standard cables.
Communication with a PC* is via the RS232 serial COM port. If your computer only has an USB port and no real serial COM
port, then you will need to obtain an USB to serial adapter, available in every computer shop. To couple the unit to the COM
port, a special cable is supplied with the LX 7007 BASIC/COMPACT which terminates in a SUB D 9 pin socket, on the PC
side.
*LX 7007 compact is able to communicate with PC via GPS marked connector and for instance LX Flarm Update cable, or
any IGC compatible cable.
A CD with the following programs is supplied with LX 7007 BASIC/COMPACT:
•
•
•
•
LXe Windows program for communication, Basic/Compact flight evaluation and database management. The user manual
is available on LXe CD or www.lxnavigation.si.
LXMobile moving map PDA program
LxasBrowser for airspace management and its manual.
ConnectLX for communication with PDA
Using the LXe program, the following data transfer options can be carried out:
•
•
•
•
Read *.da4 (TP and TSK files)
Read flight info
Write *.da4 (TP and TSK files)
Write flight info *.hdr
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Write APT
Write airspace (.CUB files only)
Another very useful function of LXe is the preparation of task details such as start, TP and finish sectors. Using the menu
ZONES in Lxe, the details of AAT sectors can also be programmed. All this data can then be transferred to the LX7007.
LXe can also be used to update the APT and airspace database. Such updates are free and no update code is necessary.
Note!
LX 7007 has a memory capacity to store maximal 6 .CUB airspace files. To replace one section with another simple load a
new one. Flying a competition where some special versions of airspace are issued, overwrite the airspace which you normally
don’t use, to prevent missing of airspace data after returning home.
The CONNECT status is achieved as follows:
•
•
•
On the PC run program LXe
On the LX 7007 BASIC/COMPACT go to SETUP – TRANSFER /PC PORT
On the LX 7007 BASIC/COMPACT press ENTER and wait some seconds until AUTOCONNECT finish and
CONNECT appears
CONNECT indicates that both LX 7007 BASIC/COMPACT and PC have established Connection and are ready for data
exchange.
4.1.1 Loading of Airspace sections
LX 7007 has capacity to store up to six sections of airspace. All sections can be loaded in one shot.Uuse LXe build on Jan. 13th
2006 or later. The procedure:
• Establish CONNECT
• Press on Transfer
• Select Write CUB airspace and click on CUB manager
•
All airspace sections already stored in the unit will be shown.
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Use right mouse click on airspace which you want to replace, a browse function will allow you to select any .cub.
Press on Synchronize to transfer checked files into LX 7007.
4.1.2 Some help having problems with communication
4.1.2.1
General
90% or more problems causes from PC side.
Having mentioned problems, please go carefully through that document, having too little knowledge about PC operating
system, please contact experts.
4.1.2.2
Troubleshooting with LXe
Available communication ports for LXE (Setup→Comm. Port)
Highlighted ports are ready to be selected.
Means that LXE will use checked port for communication with LX, there is no automatically selection by
LXE. Selection of comm. port should be done after first run of LXE.
No ports available
After such message, no communication will be possible.
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Reasons:
PC has no serial ports (LAPTOP with USB only – the only solution is USB to RS232 adapter – available in computer shops –
necessary to install drivers
USB-232 adapter should be plugged in before starting LXe
Ports are occupied by another applications – programs (E.g. Active sync program for communication with PDA's)
Disabled
ActiveSync
Enabled
ActivSync
How to disable Active Sync?
After right mouse click on ActiveSync symbol in task bar, choose Connection
settings... and disable it. (PC's with only one comm. port).
Problems caused by USB to 232 adapters.
Normally PC has more than one USB port. On first use of USB/232 adapter, operating
system will detect new USB device. Wizard will guide you through setup process of
drivers for specified USB/232 adapter. After successfully installation of USB driver
Lxe will detect new additional comm. port. Usually the number of new comport is
higher than 4. (COM5, COM6...)
It's recommended to use always the same USB port on PC (physically). If you use
another USB port, new installation of USB/232 driver will be necessary. Operating
system will add next free communication port.
4.1.2.3
Recommended LXe settings for safe communication
-Fixed baud rate
-19200 bps
-Keep Connected during preparation....
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4.1.3 Flight downloading problems-help
Symptoms:
• Baud rate speed is not constant (oscillating from 0k to 19k)
• More retries downloading blocks
Result could be unsuccessful downloading of the flight.
Workaround:
• Reduce communication speed to 9600 bps or lower and do the same on LX unit. (that is a typical problem by laptops
using USB adapter )
• Reduce block size (Options/ Advanced)
4.1.4 Additional help from LX Navigation
Haven't found any solution, please use Help→Troubleshooting form of Lxe and send it to support@lxnavigation.si
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4.2 Communication with PDA
A completely separated com. port with its own 9P sub D Connector is situated on the rear side of the unit. LX 7007 has a built
in DC/DC converter which ensures 5V power for PDA. A standard LX cable* (1638 or 1636) will connect practically all
iPAQ devices to LX 7007 without any additionally works. Main functionality of the port:
• Sending of NMEA data to PDA, see chapter SETUP/NMEA
• Exchanging of data LX 7007 – PDA including flight downloading
Use free PDA program ConnectLX/ConnectMe or Downloader from FlywithCE.
Note!
Cable to Connect LX 7007 and nearly all types of iPAQ is delivery included,
Cable LX 1638 will connect:
H22xx, H38xx, H39xx, H41xx, H43xx, H51xx, H54xx in H55xx, H4700
Cable 1636 will Connect:
36xx, 37xx,31xx
If not specified cable 1638 will be delivered. After special request cables with open wires can be delivered to make
possible connection of third party PDAs.
*LX 7007 Compact communicates with PDA via a special, cable which should be plugged in during installation works into 80
mm unit connector.
Using of third party PDA programs check their function at first.
4.2.1 Connect Procedure
Run ConnectLX/ConnectMe select Device type like COLIBRI…..LX7000, define com port and set com. speed to 19200
bps.
Typical message after
Connect has been
established
Procedure on LX 7007:
Select TRANSFER/PDA on LX 7007and press Enter. After AUTODECT procedure a very typical message CONNECT will
appear on the LX 7007 screen.
Note!
Never run TRANSFER on LX 7007, before PDA is ready for communication
Define art of transfer using Actions menu on PDA and proceed with Next. For details see ConnectMe manual on
www.seeyou.ws.
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Note!
Having problems with Connect ; make sure those other applications like SeeYou Mobile….. are regularly closed, otherwise
they occupies the com port. Close the applications using EXIT.
After any success, use reset button on your PDA.
Note!
TP/TSK files (Upload waypoints and tasks to device) can be uploaded to the LX7007 in .da4 (LX format) or in .cup
(SeeYou format). This allows using SeeYou mobile for TP/TSK file creation and ConnectLX/ConnectMe for uploading. Using
this way the conversion .cup ► .da4 will be done automatically.
Respect LX 7007 TP capacity!
4.3 Communication LX 7007, Colibri or LX 20
The LX 7007 BASIC/COMPACT is able to exchange data (bi-directional) with the LX 20, Colibri and Posigraph. The
following data can be transferred:
• *.DA4 files (TP and TSK)
• Flight Ino
• Observation zones (ZONES)
Note!
LX 7007 also powers Colibri or LX 20-2000 units connected to the LX 7007 IGC port. For older LX 20 versions order
appropriate cable. By LX 7007 Compact use GPS marked connector.
4.3.1 Data transfer LX 7007-LX 20
To establish data transfer with the LX20 use the following steps:
STEP
1
2
3
4
LX 20
Main MENU / LOGGER
READ or WRITE key
LX 7007 BASIC/COMPACT
SETUP / TRANSFER/COLIBRI/LX20
ENTER
Select transfer function
ENTER
The LX 7007 BASIC/COMPACT acts as a master device and forces the LX 20 to respond to the commands.
Transfer menu on LX 7007 BASIC/COMPACT:
READ TP/TSK
1. poglavje REA
D INFO
READ ZONES
WITE TP/TSK
WRITE INFO
WRITE ZONES
Read means LX 7007 BASIC/COMPACT will read data from LX 20 or Colibri and vice versa.
Read zones means copy of confirmation zones architecture from Colibri or LX 20 and write means vice versa.
Write setup will write logger setup (recording intervals etc) from LX 7007 Basic/Compact into LX20 or Colibri.
After Read/Write INFO data transfer, the flight declaration including pilot data will be transferred.
Note!
To Connect LX 20-2000 use cable delivered with LX 7007, the cable should be plugged into IGC Marked telephone type
Connector. Using of 6 pole cable doesn’t matter. Having an older unit order an adequate cable
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4.4 Data transfer after using of SD card
This is the simplest and safest way how to get data into and out of LX 7007.
Every SD card delivered with the instrument is already initialized and ready for operation. The card will be normally found by
PC as Removable Disc. The card structure:
Use Windows copy commands to carry data from hard disc to the SD card. Respect that the individual files should be copied
into corresponding folders.
4.4.1 Data Base exchange
Select TRANSFER and use option SD/MMC. A very obvious menu will open:
After item selection and Enter the data exchange procedure will start. Any data exchange is extremely fast and needs typically
some seconds. READ means data transfer SD card LX 7007 and WRITE vice versa.
Note!
To leave menu use exclusively ESCAPE.
Please respect following restrictions:
• TP data format .da4 (LX format) or .cup* (SeeYou format)
• Flight Info format .hdr (LX format)
• Airspace .cub format (use LX original files, SeeYou files are not compatible)
*If the .cup file size will exceed 600 turn points all turn points above 600 will be automatically cut.
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File preparation on PC
A very simple procedure will help you to copy .CUB airspace files directly from LXe to the SD card, after using of Export
function. Click on File, move the cursor to Export and Airport and CUB airspace windows will open.
•
•
4.4.1.2
Airports in .LXA format. Any LX airport data base may be converted to .LXA format after using of LXe EXPORT
function. Click on File and confirm Export.
Settings are not able to be prepared or edit on PC, it is only possible to store actual personal settings and to reload
them back
Examples
After Enter
Example of .da4 transfer direction SD card LX 7007
Example of .da4 transfer direction LX 7007 SD card
(ESC will confirm offered name)
Note!
After Write to SD command has been activated, a file name consists of date and time will be offered. The name can be
directly modified by user.
After Read command all files of the directory will be offered and selection should be carried out.
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5 Installation
5.1 LX 7007 Basic
The LX 7007 BASIC main unit (LX 7007 DU) needs one standard 80mm cut-out. The Vario unit (USB unit) and any
additional vario indicators needs a standard 57mm cut-out.
Three pressure connectors are fitted to the back of the USB unit. A label shows their functions.
• Ptot = Pitot or Total pressure
• TE = TE probe
• Pst = Static
If the unit is to be configured for electronic TE compensation, then the connections are as follows:
• TE/Pst Static
• Pst
Static
• Ptot
Total pressure (Pitot)
If the unit is to be configured for pneumatic TE compensation using a TE tube, then the connections are:
• TE/Pst
TE tube
• Pst
Static
• Ptot
Total pressure (Pitot)
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Note!
If the Ptot and Static are connected the wrong way around, there will be no integrator reading (average climb) during the
flight. The LX 7007 DU (80 mm unit) is connected to 12 volt power via the 15 SUB D connector. LX 7007 DU and USB
UNIT (57 mm ) units are connected via the 485 bus and the connectors are Marked like 1-1.
Please check, if both units are connected correctly, before first power on. The power wires (red and blue) should be
connected to the 80mm unit.
Note!
There is no fuse in the instrument so it is VERY IMPORTANT to use an external fuse (max. 3A). Power supply cables
should use a minimum of 0.5mm² wires (20 avg).
To prevent damages on LX 7007 80mm unit after a short on 485 bus, a fuse of blade type (the same fuses are used in modern
cars and therefore available on petrol stations) is built on the rear side of the unit. After a short happened 57 mm unit will not
work any more, but the reason is not the defect of 57mm unit, but the bowled fuse. Use 3 A fast acting blade type fuse (violet).
Note!
If the Ptot and Static are connected the wrong way around, there will be no integrator reading (average climb) during the
flight. The LX 7007 DU (80 mm unit) is connected to 12 volt power via the 15 SUB D connector. LX 7007 DU and USB
UNIT (57 mm ) units are connected via the 485 bus and the connectors are Marked like 1-1.
Please check, if both units are connected correctly, before first power on. The power wires (red and blue) should be
connected to the 80mm unit.
Note!
There is no fuse in the instrument so it is VERY IMPORTANT to use an external fuse (max. 3A). Power supply cables
should use a minimum of 0.5mm² wires (20 avg).
To prevent damages on LX 7007 80mm unit after a short on 485 bus, a fuse of blade type (the same fuses are used in modern
cars and therefore available on petrol stations) is built on the rear side of the unit. After a short happened 57 mm unit will not
work any more, but the reason is not the defect of 57mm unit, but the bowled fuse. Use 3 A fast acting blade type fuse (violet).
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5.2 Installation of LX 7007 Compact
The system consists of 80 mm main unit and 57 mm Vario indicator module. Both units are connected with apr. 30 cm cable
and one 9P connector both are a part of LX 7007 Compact wiring. All three pneumatic connectors are also situated on the
back of the 80 mm unit and their connection should correspond as described in 5.1. For details see chapter Wiring.
Pst
TE/Pst
Ptot
GPS
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5.3 Mechanical installation (valid for both versions)
• Prepare the cut-out in the instrument panel according to the drilling template.
• Remove the press-in covers from the four main selectors on the LX 7007 BASIC/COMPACT. You can now see the
mounting screws.
• While holding the knobs, slacken the screws with a screwdriver. Now the knobs can be removed (never use power to
remove the knobs, you can damage rotary switches). By problems hit on the slacken screw a little bit.
• Remove the four special type screws.
• Position the LX 7007 BASIC/COMPACT in the cut-out in the instrument panel.
• Tighten the LX 7007 BASIC/COMPACT with the special screws (8 mm tool).
• Tighten the knobs and replace the covers
• USB UNIT doesn’t need any changes having standard 57 mm cut-out.
instrument panel
selector axis
special type screw
LX7007
LX5000
press-in cover
rotary knob
Mounting Template:
6mm
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5.4 Vario / SC external switch installation
For this purpose an external switch usually installed on the top of the stick may be used. Flaps gliders uses some solution
which closes or opens a contact as flaps is in circling position and vice versa. The configuration can be set in setup INPUT.
Wire
SC, Marked
cable
Shield
Wire
Wire
Wire
Wire
Shield
Shield
Shield
Shield
Setting: ON
Setting: OFF
Setting: ON
Setting: OFF
Open
Closed
Closed
Open
Staus: VAR
Staus: SC
Staus: SC
Staus: VAR
Setting Taster: will change over (SC/VAR) after each press on the push button. Set this after using of LX Remote.
Wire
SC, Marked
cable
Shield
Note!
By LX 7007 Compact is SC input is realized via 80 mm unit main connector, see wiring.
5.5 Connection of GPS sources
Any NMEA source at 4800 or 19200 bps may be used to feed LX 7007 Basic/Compact with GPS position data. Following
data sentences should be send as minimum out of the GPS source:
• GPGGA
• GPRMC
Note!
Exclusively IGC Marked* input can be used as GPS data input by LX 7007 Basic (NMEA 4800 or 19200 bps)
*Use GPS marked connector by LX 7007 Compact
5.5.1 Connection of Colibri/LX 20-2000
To connect use the cable delivered with LX 7007. The cable is clearly marked. Factory settings of Colibri or LX 20 will ensure
GPS data reception of LX 7007.
5.5.2 Connection of Flarm units
All kind of Flarm units can supply position and traffic information data to LX 7007 Basic/Compact. LX 7007 is able to
show traffic information data on its display and to transmit Flarm relevant data toward PDA. To be able to use all this
benefits, it is necessary to use 19200 bps communication speed between Flarm and LX 7007.
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Connection of LX Flarm Red Box
A plug and play connection LX 7007 Basic/Compact to LX Flarm Red Box is possible after using of LX Flarm splitter which
will split data coming out of Red Box.
19200 bps
SET 19200 bps
Note!
LX Flarm splitter isn’t delivery included, it is an option.
Important!
It is recommended to use 19200 bps communication speed. Set 19200 on LX 7007 after using of System Settings/GPS.
LX Flarm default setting is 19200 bps. Flarm data will be displayed on LX 7007 exclusively after “Flarm and Navigation” will
be initialized on Flarm. This setting is default by LX Flarm units. Power lines of Red box should be connected to glider power
source.
Use GPS marked connector by LX 7007 Compact
5.5.2.2
Connection of LX Flarm Mini Box
Flarm Mini box is plug and play connectable (power and data) to LX 7007 after using of cable delivered with the unit and
marked as; Colibri-LX7007. Use GPS marked connector by LX 7007 Compact.
5.5.2.3
Connection to original Flarm units
Use Power/Data connector of Flarm and connect both units after using of cable Marked as; LX7007-Colibri/LX20, which is
delivery included. It is a plug and play connection. Using this solution LX 7007 will also power your Flarm. 19200 bps is
recommended.
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Note!
If GPS DATA NOT DETECTED will appear on LX 7007 display, following is to be checked on Flarm:
Messages.: Navigation and Flarm should be enabled
Baud rate can also be the reason; LX 7007 is able to receive 4800 and also 19200 bps
5.6 Installation of PDA units
LX navigation offers a wide range of accessories which makes installation of a PDA in conjunction with LX 7007
extremely easy and completely plug and play. LX 7007 has a separate com port specially designed to drive PDA, 5V
power for PDA is included. Using of LX standard cables is possible to connect practically all iPAQ units to LX 7007. A
cable is delivery included. There are two types of cables.
Cable 1636 for:
31xx, 36xx, 37xx
Cable 1638 for:
H22xx, H38xx, H39xx, H41xx, H43xx, H51xx, H54xx in H55xx, H4700
There are two swivel supports available.
iPAQ Handle for:
36xx, 37xx, 31xx, H38xx, H39xx, H51xx, H54xx, H55xx, H4700
iPAQ handle 22 for:
H22xx, H41xx, H43xx
Note!
LX 7007 Compact needs a special cable which open ends should be inserted into proper positions of main connector during
installation process. The cable is delivery included.
6 Wirings
LX 7007 Basic has a standard LX 7007 wiring which makes possible to connect USB unit and any option. LX 7007 Compact
uses a completely different approach and has therefore a completely new designed wiring.
6.1 OAT sensor
The OAT sensor which is active is always connected to the 80mm unit. If USB unit has also temperature probe, is this not
active. The position therefore doesn’t matter. The sensor coming out of 80 mm unit should be extended to a position which
temperature matches OAT as much as possible.
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LX 7007 USB Wiring
+12V
A
1
6
B
4
9
5
red
white
RS485 - IN
1
yellow
7
30 cm
black
LX7007 ANALOG UNIT
SUBD15 Connector / female
GND
8
15
7
14
6
13
5
12
4
11
3
10
2
9
1
shield
SUBD9 / male
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+1 2V DC IN
Chinch
30cm
AUDIO OUT
Speaker
SC
B
A
SP EA KER
RXD
T XD
VP
0.5m
SC switch
CONNECTED
GND
VP switch
LX 7007 DIGITAL UNIT Wiring
1
30 cm
+12V
7
black
4
9
5
B
shield
+1 2V DC OUT
150cm
GND
B
A
OUT_T EMP ERA TURE
RXD
T XD
TEMP. SENZOR
LX7007 DIGITAL UNIT
SUBD15 Connector / female
GND
8
15
7
14
6
13
5
12
4
11
3
10
2
9
1
1
6
A
red
white
RS485 - OUT
yellow
SUBD9 / female
+12V DC IN LX7007 POWERIN
1
TEMP
2
3
GND
GND
GND
LX5PC CABLE
1.5 m
BINDER 5Pin Male
BINDER 5Pin Female
50cm
White RXD
Red +12V
Black TXD
1
2
3
Shield GND
5
GND
1
2
3
4
5
1
2
3
4
5
PC-RS232C
09-0097-00-05
1
Black
3
White
5
Shield
711-2-99-0096-00-005
1
6
2
7
3
8
4
9
5
PC
SUBD 9 Female
PC
CABLE LX1636 / LX1638
1
6
2
7
3
8
4
9
5
LX7COL CABLE
LX7007
1.5m
6
5
4
3
2
1
RJ6/6
Colibri/LX20-2000
6
5
4
3
2
1
2-3 cross wire
Shield GND
White TX (LX Data Out)
Black RX (LX Data In)
Red, Yellow +5V
PDA
RJ6/6
SUBD9 / MALE
PDA
COLIBRI
OR
LX20-2000
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485 Spliting Unit (using additional LCD vario and Kompass)
LX 7007 USB Wiring
A
yellow
red
white
+12V
RS485 - IN
1
6
SUBD9 / male
7
485 BUS
SUBD 9
FEMALE
485 BUS
SUBD 9
FEMALE
l = 3,5 m
30 cm
black
LX7007 ANALOG UNIT
SUBD15 Connector / female
GND
8
15
7
14
6
13
5
12
4
11
3
10
2
9
1
B
shield
4
9
5
LX7007D (rear seat)
LCD Vario
+1 2V DC IN
Chinch
30cm
AUDIO OUT
485 BUS
Speaker
SC
B
A
SP EA KER
RXD
T XD
VP
SUBD 9
MALE
SUBD 9
FEMALE
485 BUS
485 BUS
0.5m
SC switch
GND
VP switch
COMPASS
LX 7007 DIGITAL UNIT Wiring
OR
LXREMOTE
RS485 - OUT
+12V DC IN LX7007 POWERIN
30 cm
yellow
+12V
B
4
9
5
SUBD9 / female
shield
+1 2V DC OUT
150cm
VP
B
A
O UT_T EMP ERA TURE
RXD
T XD
GND
TEMP. SENZOR
LX7007 DIGITAL UNIT
GND
SUBD15 Connector / female
1
6
7
black
8
15
7
14
6
13
5
12
4
11
3
10
2
9
1
A
red
white
1
TEMP
2
3
GND
GND
GND
LX5PC CABLE
150 cm
BINDER 5Pin Male
BINDER 5Pin Female
50cm
White RXD
Red +12V
Black TXD
1
2
3
Shield GND
5
GND
1
2
3
4
5
PC-RS232C
09-0097-00-05
1
2
3
4
5
1
Black
3
White
5
Shield
711-2-99-0096-00-005
1
6
2
7
3
8
4
9
5
PC
SUBD 9 Female
PC
CABLE LX1636 / LX1638
1
6
2
7
3
8
4
9
5
LX7COL CABLE
LX7007
1.5m
6
5
4
3
2
1
RJ6/6
Colibri/LX20-2000
6
5
4
3
2
1
2-3 cross wire
Shield GND
White TX (LX Data Out)
Black RX (LXData In)
Red, Yellow +5V
OR
RJ6/6
SUBD9 / MALE
PDA
COLIBRI
LX20-2000
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LX 7007 Compact wiring diagram
Yellow
Blue
24
23
22
21
20
19
18
17
16
15
14
13
12
11
10
9
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1
PDA
GND
Black
+12V
Red
SC
VARIO
INDICATOR
SPEAKER
OAT
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6.3.1 LX 7007 Compact configuration
5V, NMEA
plus Flarm
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7 Appendix
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8 Revision status
Revision
2.02
Date
January 2010
LX navigation
Remarks
New done
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+ 386 3 490 46 70
support@lxnavigation.si
+ 386 3 490 46 71
http://www.lxnavigation.si
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