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Garmin aera® 660 Aera 660 Series Quick Start Manual
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model: 660
Quick Start Manual
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be observed when comparing the information in this manual to earlier or later software versions.
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IFT: RCPGAAE16-0525
TRA
REGISTERED No:
ER47757/16
DEALER No:
0015955/08
April, 2019
190-02017-10 Rev. G
TA-2016/375
APPROVED
Printed in the United States
UNIT OVERVIEW
Power Button
External Antenna Connector
USB Connector
Micro SD Card Slot
Power Button
Battery Latch
Unit Overview
Installing the battery:
1) Locate the lithium-ion battery that came in the product box.
2) Locate the metal contacts on the end of the lithium-ion battery.
3) Insert the battery so that the metal contacts on the battery line-up with the
metal contacts inside the battery compartment.
4) Insert the battery into the battery compartment, and push until it clicks into
place.
Unit Overview - Battery
Charging the unit’s battery using the aircraft's power outlet:
1) Mount the aera 660 in the aircraft and connect the power cable to the
aircraft power outlet (cigarette lighter receptacle).
2) Route the power cable so that it does not interfere with aircraft operation.
The unit begins charging as soon as external power is applied.
GPS RECEIVER STATUS
The
bars located at the top of the screen indicate the GPS signal strength.
Viewing the GPS status:
From the Main Menu, touch GPS Info > GPS tab.
DISPLAY ORIENTATION
The aera 660 can be viewed in either Portrait or Landscape Mode.
Changing the display orientation:
1) From the Main Menu, touch Tools > Setup > Display
Or:
Press the Power Button once quickly.
2) Touch Landscape or Portrait.
OPERATION
DEDICATED PAGE ICONS
Dedicated Page Icons are located vertically on the right side of the screen in
landscape mode or horizontally along the bottom of the screen in portrait mode.
Scroll up
OR
Touch to zoom out
Scroll down
OR
Touch to zoom in
Nearest Group Icons
(Nearest Page Only)
OR
Weather Group Icons
(Weather Page Only)
OR
Direct-to function
Page menu
• Previous Screen
• Main Menu (Touch and
Hold)
OR
Cancel map pointer
MAIN MENU
Touch the following icons to display the associated page or menu:
Map
Displays the Map View.
Charts
Displays the VFR or IFR charts.
3D Vision
Displays 3D Vision.
Nearest
Displays the Nearest Page.
Waypoint
Displays Waypoint Information.
Flight Plan List
Displays the Flight Plan List.
Active Flight Plan Displays the Active Flight Plan.
Traffic
Displays the dedicated Traffic Page.
Terrain
Displays the Terrain View.
Weather
Displays Weather Map Page.
GPS Info
Displays current position and satellite status.
Tools
Displays second-level Tools Icons.
Touch and hold the
icon at any time to display the Main Menu.
NEAREST ICONS
From the Main Menu, touch the
icon to access the Nearest Page.
Touch these Nearest Group Icons to display the associated function:
Airport
Displays nearest airports.
Airport WX Displays nearest airport weather.
VOR
Displays nearest VORs.
NDB
Displays nearest NDBs.
Intersection Displays nearest intersections.
VRP
Displays nearest Visual Reporting Point (VRP) (Atlantic).
User WPT
Displays nearest user waypoints.
City
Displays nearest cities.
ARTCC
Displays nearest ARTCCs (Air Route Traffic Control Centers).
FSS
Displays nearest Flight Service Stations (FSS).
Airspace
Displays nearest airspace.
WEATHER ICONS
With the Weather Page displayed, touch the Products icon
to access the
Weather Products:
Radar
Displays radar (composite or base reflectivity).
Cloud Tops Forecast Forecasted cloud top heights.
Temps Aloft
Displays Temperatures Aloft.
AIRMET
Displays AIRMETs.
Freezing Level
Displays where icing conditions are likely.
Cloud Tops
Displays cloud top height contours.
Lightning
Displays lightning data.
SIGMET
Displays SIGMETs.
Turbulence Forecast Displays turbulence data.
Surface Pressure
Displays pressure isobars and centers.
Echo Tops
Highest altitude with precipitation.
Storm Cells
Displays storm cells and projected path.
TFR
Displays TFRs.
Icing Forecast
Displays SIP and SLD data.
Winds Aloft
Displays Winds Aloft.
METAR
Displays METARs.
Pilot Reports
Displays PIREPs.
Wx Forecast
Current & forecast weather conditions.
TOOLS
From the Main Menu, touch the Tools Icon to access the second-level Tools icons.
Touch the following second-level icons to display the associated function:
Setup
Displays third-level Setup Icons.
User WPT
Displays User Waypoints and Proximity Waypoints.
Flight Log
Displays Flight Logs.
Track Log
Displays Track Logs.
VNAV
Displays Vertical Navigation.
Profile
Displays Aircraft Profiles.
E6B
Displays the E6B Calculator.
Weight/Bal
Displays the Weight & Balance.
Data Link
Displays the Data Link Info Page.
Downloads
Displays available downloads.
SiriusXM
Audio
Database
Displays the Sirius XM Audio Page.
Displays database and software version information.
User Timer
Displays User Timer.
VIRB
Displays VIRB Remote Page.
Simulator
Drives simulator.
Setup Icons
From the Main Menu, touch the Tools
> Setup
to access the thirdlevel Setup Icons. Touch these third-level icons to perform the associated function:
Display
Displays backlight intensity/timeout, color mode (map/chart),
screenshot (on/off), and aircraft position settings.
Sound
Displays sound settings.
Units
Displays unit settings.
Time
Displays time settings.
Map
Displays Navigation Map settings.
Position
Displays position settings.
Interface
Displays interface settings.
Alarms
Displays alarm settings.
Airspace
Displays Special Use Airspace alarm settings.
Connext®
Displays Connext interface settings.
Weather
Displays weather data source setting.
Bluetooth®
Displays Bluetooth connection settings.
Wi-Fi
Displays Wi-Fi settings.
Power
Displays Power Loss Warning settings.
3D Vision
Displays 3D Vision settings.
Navigation
Displays Navigation settings
Keyboard
Displays Keyboard settings.
OPTION MENUS
The aera 660 has a dedicated
menu options available.
Icon that displays a context-sensitive list of
Navigating the option menu:
➊
➋
Touch the
Icon
Touch the desired menu option.
➊
➋
DATA ENTRY
The following icons are displayed in the data entry window.
Enter
Exits the keypad function and accepts the changes.
Backspace
Erases the current data.
Numeric/Alpha/ Displays the numeric, alpha, or symbol keypad.
Symbol
Cancel
Cancels a value that has been edited.
Entering alphanumeric data:
➊
When alphanumeric data can be entered, a keypad will appear after
touching the desired datafield.
➋
➌
Touch the keypad letters or numbers to enter the desired data.
Touch Enter.
➊
➋
➌
USING MAP DISPLAYS
Cancel Map
Pointer
Green Arrow IndicatMap ing Multiple Features
Feature
are Present at the
Button Map Pointer Location
Bearing to
the Pointer
from the
Aircraft's
Present
Position
Time En
Route to the
Pointer from
the Aircraft's
Present Position
Lat/Lon at the
Pointer Location
Elevation at
the Pointer
Location
Distance to the Pointer
from the Aircraft's Present
Position
Map Panning (Navigation Map)
Activating the map pointer:
1) While viewing a Map Display, touch anywhere on the map to activate the
map pointer.
2)
Touch the
icon to cancel the map pointer.
Panning the map:
While viewing a Map Display, touch anywhere on the map and drag.
Reviewing information for a map feature:
➊
While viewing a Map Display, touch anywhere on the map to activate the
map pointer. When the Map Pointer is over a map feature, the map feature
is highlighted, an information box appears on the map, and the highlighted
map feature is displayed on the Map Feature Button. If multiple features
are present at the Map Pointer position, green arrows will appear on the
Map Feature Button.
➋
If necessary, touch the
buttons to cycle through the list of map
features present at that position. Touching the
buttons changes the
highlight and description.
➌
➍
Touch the Map Feature Button to review information for the Map Feature.
If desired touch Direct-to
to navigate to the map feature.
➊
➌
➋
➍
BLUETOOTH®
Connecting/Pairing to a weather/traffic/audio device via Bluetooth:
1) Ensure the weather/traffic device is turned ON. From the Main Menu,
touch Tools > Setup > Bluetooth > On.
2) Touch Not Paired or Not Connected next to the device. A Bluetooth
Passkey window will open.
3) Touch OK. The weather/traffic device is now connected.
'EASY UPDATE' DATABASE DOWNLOADING AND
INSTALLATION (AUTOMATED AND USER-INITIATED)
Database purchases are available online (www.fly.garmin.com). However, once
the databases are purchased online, the ability to download and install databases is
available from the aera 660 via Wi-Fi.
Database downloads can be automatically downloaded as updates become
available, or be user-initiated.
Enabling automated database downloads:
1) If Automatic Database Downloads are currently disabled, from the Main
Menu, touch Tools > Downloads.
2) Touch Enable Automatic Downloads. This enables the unit to
automatically download databases as they become available. The user is
prompted when a database is ready for installation.
Enabling Automatic Downloads
User-Initiated database download/install:
1) From the Main Menu, touch Tools > Downloads.
2) Touch Easy Update to begin downloading all updated databases.
Databases will continue to download even if the Downloads page is not
displayed.
Database Downloads Page
3)
Use unit as normal, following prompts as necessary.
SOFTWARE UPDATES
In addition to databases, the aera 660 will check for software updates when
connected to the internet over Wi-Fi. The aera 660 can use Wi-Fi to update its system
software, as well as any other software available from Garmin.
Software downloads can be either user-initiated or configured to automatically
download as updates become available.
User-Initiated software download/install:
1) From the Main Menu, touch Tools > Downloads.
2) Touch Menu > Software Downloads.
3)
Touch the desired software update and touch Next.
4)
Read the Software License Agreement and touch Agree and Install.
Software Downloads Page
Enabling automated software downloading:
1) If Automatic Software Downloading is currently disabled, from the Main
Menu, touch Tools > Downloads.
2) Touch Menu > Software Downloads > Menu.
3) Touch Yes.
Enabling Automatic Software Downloads
Automated software download/install:
If Automatic Software Downloading is currently enabled (refer to previous
procedure), a 'Update Software' window is automatically displayed once a
software update becomes available.
1) From the 'Update Software' window, touch Yes to view the update.
2) Touch the desired software update and touch Next.
3) Read the Software License Agreement and touch Agree and Install.
Garmin International, Inc.
1200 East 151st Street
Olathe, Kansas 66062, U.S.A.
Garmin AT, Inc.
2345 Turner Road SE
Salem, OR 97302, U.S.A.
Garmin (Europe) Ltd.
Liberty House, Hounsdown Business Park
Southampton, Hampshire SO40 9LR U.K.
Garmin Corporation
No. 68, Zhangshu 2nd Road
Xizhi District, New Taipei City, Taiwan
Aviation Support: www.fly.garmin.com
www.garmin.com
© 2019 Garmin Ltd. or its subsidiaries
190-02017-10 Rev. G
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