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and patents hsb2 RayTech Navigator Sail Pilot SeaTalk SeaTalkNG SeaTalkHS and Sportpilot are registered trademarks of Raymarine
UK Limited RayTalk Seahawk Smartpilot Pathfinder and Raymarine are registered trademarks of Raymarine Holdings Limited
FLIR is a registered trademark of FLIR Systems Inc andor its other trademarks trade names or company names referenced herein are used for only and
are the property of
their respective owners
This product is protected by patents design patents patents pending or design patents Use Statement
You may print no more than three copies of this manual for your own use You may not make any further copies or distribute or use the
manual in any other way including without limitation exploiting the manual commercially or giving or selling copies to third 2010 Raymarine UK Ltd
All rights number 812762
Date 1 Important 9 36 Compact keyboard layout 30
Safety 37 Nav 30
TFT LCD Displays 10 38 Using the 32
Water ingress 10 39 Home screen overview 10 310 34
Chart cards and memory 11 311 Applications 35
EMC conformance 11 312 Screen overview ferrites 11 313 Databar status symbols to other equipment 12 314 Initial setup
of 12
Chapter 4 Managing display data 47
Product disposal 12
41 Memory cards 48
Warranty 12
42 Inserting a memory card chart card or CF
IMO and 12 microSD card adaptor 48
Technical accuracy 12 43 Ensure chart card door is securely 49
Chapter 2 Handbook 13 44 Removing a memory card chart card or CF
microSD adaptor 49
21 Handbook information 14
45 Saving user data and user 50
Chapter 3 Getting started 15 46 Transferring data using NMEA 51
31 System integration 16 47 Resetting your system 52
32 Networking constraints 20
Chapter 5 Using waypoints routes and
33 Display power 22 tracks 53
34 Monitor controls 22 51 Waypoints 54
35 Command Center Keyboard 29 52 Routes 64
53 Tracks 69 78 Autopilot alarms 115
54 Waypoints routes and tracks storage capacity 71
Chapter 8 Using alarms and MOB
Chapter 6 Using the 73 functions 117
61 Chart application overview 74 81 Using Man Overboard MOB functions 118
62 Vessel position and 76 82 119
63 Chart 79 Chapter 9 Using radar 125
64 Chart planning 83
91 Radar 126
65 Chart navigation options 83
92 Digital radar scan speed 126
66 Measuring distances and bearings 84
93 Radar scanner status symbols 127
67 Chart vectors 85
94 Radar range and image quality 128
68 Current information 86
95 Radar display overview 131
69 Tide information 87
96 Dual range radar operation 133
610 Chart object 89
97 Radar mode and 134
611 Chart layers 90
98 Radar tuning HD and SuperHD digital
612 Chart 94 scanners 137
613 Chart setup 97 99 Radar tuning nonHD digital 142
910 Using radar to measure distances ranges and
Chapter 7 Using autopilot 107 146
71 Enabling the autopilot control function 108 911 Using radar to track targets and avoid
72 Disengaging the autopilot in an 108 collisions 150
73 GSeries keyboard autopilot controls 109 912 Radar setup menu options 154
74 Autopilot dialog box 110
Chapter 10 Using AIS 157
75 Autopilot control options 110
101 AIS 158
76 Dodge control 102 AIS 159
77 Autopilot status symbols 114
6
GSeries User Classes of AIS 160 127 Fishfinder 191
104 Enabling 161 128 Fishfinder 191
105 Displaying AIS 161 129 Fishfinder setup 192
106 AIS status 162
Chapter 13 Using the engine application 199
107 AIS silent 162
131 Engine application 200
108 Viewing AIS target information 163
132 Displaying the engine application 200
109 Using AIS to avoid collisions 164
133 Setting up the engine 201
1010 AIS options 165
134 Changing the engine panel dial color 201
1011 AIS alarms 166
135 data panels 202
1012 Buddy tracking 167
136 Changing what the engine Aid to Navigation AToN targets 169 displays 204
1014 Land base station 170
Chapter 14 Using the data application 205
Chapter 11 Using the Course Deviation 141 Data application overview 206
Indicator 173
142 data panels 207
111 Course Deviation Indicator overview 174
143 Trim tab calibration 210
112 Displaying the CDI application 175
144 Customizing the data application 210
113 Using the CDI 175
Chapter 15 Using the weather 12 Using the fishfinder 177 North America only 213
121 Fishfinder introduction 178 151 Weather application 214
122 The sonar image 179 152 Displaying the weather 214
123 Fishfinder 181 153 Weather application 215
124 Fishfinder display modes 182 154 Weather application display overview 215
125 Fishfinder range 185 155 Weather map navigation 219
126 Fishfinder presentation 186 156 Weather reports 219
157 Storm 220 192 Camera control 242
158 Animated weather 221 193 Image adjustments 243
194 Camera setup 246
Chapter 16 Using Sirius satellite radio 223 Chapter 20 DSC VHF radio 247
161 Sirius radio overview 224 201 Using a DSC VHF radio with your display 248
162 Displaying the Sirius radio 224 202 Enabling DSC VHF radio 249
163 Sirius radio basic operations 225
164 Sirius radio 226
Chapter 21 Customizing your system 251
165 Favorite Sirius radio song alerts 227 211 Customizing the vessel 252
166 Sirius radio parental locking 228 212 Customizing the databar 252
213 Compass setup 254
Chapter 17 Using Navtex 229 214 GPS setup 254
171 Navtex 230 215 System setup 256
172 Navtex 230
173 Viewing and managing Navtex messages 231
Chapter 22 Maintaining your 263
221 Service and maintenance 264
Chapter 18 Using 233 222 Routine equipment 264
181 Video application 234 223 Cleaning 265
182 Video 235 224 Cleaning the display screen 265
183 Using 236
184 Video 236
Chapter 23 Technical support 267
185 Audio 237 231 Raymarine customer support 268
232 3rd party support 269
Chapter 19 Using the thermal 239
191 Thermal camera application overview 240
8 GSeries
User 1 Important information Warning Sonar operation
NEVER operate the sounder with the boat out of
the water
Safety notices
NEVER touch the transducer face when the sounder
is powered on
Warning Ensure safe navigation
SWITCH OFF the sounder if divers are likely to be
This product is intended only as an aid to navigation
within 76 m 25 ft of the transducer
and must never be used in preference to sound
navigational judgment Only official government
charts and notices to mariners contain all the current Warning Autopilot control
information needed for safe navigation and the
captain is responsible for their prudent use It is the The autopilot functions available on the users to use official government
charts display do NOT replace the autopilot control head
notices to mariners caution and proper navigational You must have a pilot control head installed before
skill when operating this or any other Raymarine you enable or engage the autopilot
product
Warning Radar scanner safety
Warning Product installation and
Before rotating the radar scanner ensure all personnel
operation are clear
This product must be installed and operated in
accordance with the instructions provided Failure to Warning Radar transmission safety
do so could result in personal injury damage to your
boat andor poor product performance The radar scanner transmits energy
Ensure all personnel are clear of the scanner when
the radar is Warning High voltages
This product contains high voltages Do NOT remove
any covers or otherwise attempt to access internal
components unless specifically instructed in this
information 9
Caution Care of chart cards TFT LCD Displays
To avoid irreparable damage to andor loss of data The colors of the display may seem to vary when viewed against
from chart cards a colored background or in colored light This is a perfectly normal
effect that can be seen with all color Liquid Crystal Displays LCDs
Ensure that chart cards are fitted the correct way
around DO NOT try to force a card into position In common with all Thin Film Transistor TFT LCD units the screen
may exhibit a few less than 7 wrongly illuminated pixels These
DO NOT save data waypoints routes and so on may appear as black pixels in a light area of the screen or as colored
to a chart card as the charts may be overwritten pixels in black areas
DO NOT use a metallic instrument such as a
screwdriver or pliers to remove a chart card
Safe removal Use the Remove Card menu option Water ingress
before removing the chart card
Water ingress disclaimer
Although the waterproof rating capacity of Raymarine products
Caution Ensure chart card door is exceeds that called for by the IPX6 standard water intrusion
securely closed and subsequent equipment failure may occur if any Raymarine
equipment is subjected to commercial high pressure washing
To prevent water ingress and consequent damage to Raymarine will not warrant equipment subjected to high pressure
the display ensure that the chart card door is firmly washing
closed This can be confirmed by an audible click
Caution Cleaning Disclaimers
When cleaning this product
This product including the electronic charts is intended to be used
Do NOT wipe the display screen with a dry cloth as only as an aid to navigation It is designed to facilitate use of official
this could scratch the screen coating government charts not replace them Only official government
charts and notices to mariners contain all the current information
Do NOT use abrasive or acid or ammonia based needed for safe navigation and the captain is responsible for their
products prudent use It is the users to use official government
Do NOT use a jet wash charts notices to mariners caution and proper navigational skill
when operating this or any other Raymarine product This product
supports electronic charts provided by third party data suppliers
which may be embedded or stored on memory card Use of such
10 GSeries User is subject to the
suppliers EndUser Licence Agreement want to use microSD or microSDHC chart cards you must in the documentation for this product or supplied
with the the optional CF microSD card adaptor and insert it into the
memory card as applicable CompactFlash card slot on your unit The microSD or does not warrant that this
product is errorfree or that it chart card must be inserted into the adaptor
is compatible with products manufactured by any person or entity
other than Raymarine Use branded chart cards and memory cards
This product uses digital chart data and electronic information from When archiving data Raymarine recommends the use of quality
the Global Positioning System GPS which may contain errors branded memory cards Some brands of memory card may not
Raymarine does not warrant the accuracy of such information and work in your unit Please contact customer support for a list of
you are advised that errors in such information may cause the recommended to malfunction Raymarine is not responsible for damages
or injuries caused by your use or inability to use the product by of the product with products manufactured by others or
by errors in chart data or information utilized by the product and
EMC by third parties Raymarine equipment and accessories conform to the appropriate
Compatibility EMC regulations for use in the
recreational marine cards and memory cards Correct installation is required to ensure that EMC
performance is
not cards
The following types of memory or chart card are compatible with
your Raymarine system
Suppression ferrites
CompactFlash CF
micro Secure Digital microSD Raymarine cables may be fitted with suppression ferrites These
are important for correct EMC performance If a ferrite has to be
micro Secure Digital HighCapacity microSDHC removed for any purpose eg installation or maintenance it must
be replaced in the original position before the product is used
Note microSD and microSDHC cards require the optional
Raymarine CF microSD card adaptor Only the official Use only ferrites of the correct type supplied by Raymarine
Raymarine adaptor is compatible with your system authorized cards
Your system is preloaded with electronic charts for your region If
you wish to use different chart data you can insert compatible CF
chart cards into the CompactFlash card slot on your unit If information
to other equipment It is important that you register your
product to receive full warranty
benefits Your unit package includes a bar code label indicating for ferrites on nonRaymarine cables serial number of the
unit You should stick this label to the warranty
registration card
If your Raymarine equipment is to be connected to other a cable not supplied by Raymarine a suppression ferrite
MUST always be attached to the cable near the Raymarine unit
IMO and SOLAS
The equipment described within this document is intended for of conformity on leisure marine boats
and workboats not covered by Maritime Organization IMO and Safety of Life at
Sea Ltd declares that GSeries systems are in compliance
Carriage the essential requirements of EMC directive original Declaration of Conformity certificate may be viewed on
the relevant product page at Technical accuracy
To the best of our knowledge the information in this document was
Product disposal correct at the time it was produced However Raymarine cannot
accept liability for any inaccuracies or omissions it may contain In
Dispose of this product in accordance with the WEEE Directive addition our policy of continuous product improvement may change
without notice As a result Raymarine cannot accept
liability for any differences between the product and this document
The Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment requires the recycling of waste electrical and Whilst the WEEE Directive does not apply to products
we support its policy and ask you to be aware
of how to dispose of this register your Raymarine product ownership please take a few
minutes to fill out the warranty registration card found in the box or
visit and register online
12 GSeries User 2 Handbook
contents
21 Handbook information on page information 13
21 Handbook information Additional handbooks
Description Part number
This handbook contains important information regarding the
operation of the GSeries system SeaTalkng reference manual 81300
About this handbook All documents are available to download as PDFs from
handbook describes how to operate your multifunction display
in conjunction with compatible electronic cartography and Handbook assumes that all
peripheral equipment to be operated with it IMPORTANT INFORMATION relating to the conventions used in
is compatible and has been correctly installed This handbook this handbook
is intended for users of varying marine abilities but assumes a This handbook relates to the 2010 software update for level of knowledge of
display use nautical terminology systems One of the key software features introduced in this
and practices software update is the home screen which is referred to in this
handbooks Some Raymarine products include a dedicated HOME button for
accessing the home screen
The GSeries system has the following handbooks available
The GSeries keyboard and Compact variant does NOT have
GSeries handbooks a Home button The PAGE button is used instead Where this
handbook refers to the home screen you can press the PAGE
Description Part number button on the GSeries keyboard to display the home screen at any
time
GSeries system installation and 87070
commissioning instructions
GSeries system operating instructions 86126
quick reference
GSeries system user reference 81276
handbook
Glass Bridge monitors user guide 81324
GSeries compact keyboard 81316
GSeries command center keyboard 87084
14 GSeries User 3 Getting
contents
31 System integration on page 16
32 Networking constraints on page 20
33 Display power on page 22
34 Monitor controls on page 22
35 Command Center Keyboard layout on page 29
36 Compact keyboard layout on page 30
37 Nav stations on page 30
38 Using the cursor on page 32
39 Home screen overview on page 33
310 Pages on page 34
311 Applications on page 35
312 Screen overview on page 37
313 Databar status symbols on page 40
314 Initial setup procedures on page started 15
31 System can add additional features and functions to your by connecting a number of external devices to display via the GPM400 processor module
The following diagram illustrates the various external devices that
can be connected to your system
Instruments
Video Camera Satellite TV
External GPS
Thermal camera
Autopilot
GSeries system
DSC VHF
Digital Open Array radar scanner
11180
RAY240
1 2 3
ABC DEF
4 5 6 WPTS
GHI JKL MNO PAGE MENU OUT
RANGE
ENTER
7 8 9 IN
PQRS TUV WXYZ ACTIVE DATA
DODGE STANDBY PILOT OK CANCEL
Digital Radome scanner
AIS receiver
Personal Fishfinder SeaT alkhs
Additional
Computer DSM30 300 or 400 switch multifunction
displays Weather receiver
variety of protocols are used to transfer data between the in your networked system The following table details which
devices may be connected and the type of connectivity in terms of
protocols and physical
GSeries User reference
Device Type Suitable Devices Connectivity Device Type Suitable Devices Connectivity
Radar Up to two of the SeaTalkhs of ONE of the following
following Raymarine Raymarine fishfinders
radar scanners may DSM 30
be connected to
your system Both DSM 300
scanners may be
operated DSM 400
if required Cartography included Embedded internal GPM400 internal
Navionics cartography storage
4 kilowatt Digital
Radome Scanner Cartography optional External CompactFlash Card slot
4 kilowatt HD Digital microSD or microSDHC
chart cards Note microSD
Radome Scanner
and microSDHC
4 kilowatt HD Digital Navionics Silver cards require the
Open Array Scanner Navionics Gold optional Raymarine
CF microSD card
12 kilowatt HD Digital Navionics Gold adaptor Only the
Open Array Scanner official Raymarine
Navionics Platinum adaptor is compatible
4 kilowatt SuperHD
Digital Open Array Navionics Platinum with your system
Scanner
Navionics FishN Chip
12 kilowatt SuperHD
Navionics Hotmaps
Digital Open Array
Scanner Refer to the
Raymarine website
Note Please ensure your radar
for the latest list of
scanner is using supported chart cards
the latest software
version GVM video module Up to 3 Raymarine GVM SeaTalkhs
video modules
Fishfinder The GSeries system SeaTalkhs
supports the started 17
Device Type Suitable Devices Connectivity Device Type Suitable Devices Connectivity
Sirius WeatherAudio Raymarine SR100 SeaTalkhs Keyboard A maximum of 8 SeaTalkng
Sirius Weather Raymarine keyboards
Receiver may be connected
to a GSeries
AIS The GSeries system NMEA 0183 or system including any
supports the connection SeaTalkng combination of
of ONE of the following
AIS units GSeries Command
Centre Keyboard
Raymarine AIS 250 wired
Raymarine AIS 500 GSeries Command
Thirdparty AIS Class Centre Keyboard
A or Class B receiver wireless requires
transceiver optional wireless
upgrade kit
Navtex Navtex Receiver NMEA 0183
GSeries Compact
Fast Heading Sensor Fast Heading Sensor NMEA 0183 Keyboard wired
GPS external Raystar125 GPS or SeaTalk SeaTalkng or Additional multifunction Any combination of up SeaTalkhs
thirdparty external GPS NMEA 0183 displays to 8 GSeries or Glass
receiver Bridge monitors
Instruments All current Raymarine SeaTalk SeaTalkng or Maximum 2 ESeries
instruments NMEA 0183 Widescreen E90W
E120W E140W
Autopilot Raymarine All current Raymarine SeaTalk SeaTalkng displays
autopilots
Autopilot third party Thirdparty autopilots NMEA 0183 waypoint
and bearing information
VHF radio Raymarine DSC VHF NMEA 0183 SeaTalk
radios
18 GSeries User
reference
Device Type Suitable Devices Connectivity Device Type Suitable Devices Connectivity
External non Each GPM processor 2 x DVI connectors
Raymarine displays unit supports the
following resolutions Both DVI connectors
support VGA using
1024 X 768 the optional adaptor
cable
1280 X 720
1280 X 768
1280 X 800
1280 X 1024
Thermal camera The GSeries system SeaTalkhs for control
supports the connection BNC connector for
of ONE of the following video via GVM video
Raymarine thermal module
cameras
T300 thermal camera
9 Hz
T303 thermal camera
30 Hz
T350 thermal camera
9 Hz
T400 thermal camera
9 Hz
T403 thermal camera
30 Hz
T450 thermal camera
9 started 19
Device Type Suitable Devices Connectivity 32 Networking constraints
The following constraints apply when networking an ESeries
4 x composite video
Widescreen display with a GSeries system
inputs PAL or NTSC
Only 3 available if General
SVideo input in use
ESeries Widescreen displays must be connected to the GSeries
1 x SVideo input system via SeaTalkhs
PAL or NTSC
ESeries Widescreen displays can be connected via NMEA 0183
1 x stereo linelevel
audio input for ESeries Widescreen displays must NOT be connected to
SVideo Composite SeaTalkng when part of a GSeries network
input 4 only ESeries Widescreen displays must NOT be connected to SeaTalk
when part of a GSeries network
Note Video
connected to the Master slave operation
GVM400 can be
viewed on any When using an ESeries Widescreen display in a GSeries
GSeries displays system the GSeries GPM processor unit is ALWAYS the data
on the SeaTalkhs master
network Nav stations
An ESeries Widescreen display can NOT form part of a GSeries
Nav Station Home screen sharing
For networks featuring ONLY ESeries Widescreen units
Networked ESeries Widescreen units share home screens
For networks featuring ONLY GSeries GPM processor units
Networked GPM processor units share home screens
For networks featuring ESeries Widescreen AND GSeries GPM
processor units
ESeries Widescreen units share home screens
GPM processor units share home screens
20 GSeries User reference
ESeries Widescreen units do NOT share home screens with Keyboards
GPM processor units
If a SeaTalkng keyboard is being used to control an sharing Widescreen display it must be
connected directly to the ESeries
Widescreen display using SeaTalkng It must NOT be connected
Chart card cartography is shared between ESeries Widescreen to the GSeries SeaTalkng bus
displays and GSeries GPM processor units
Embedded cartography can NOT be shared between ESeries
Widescreen displays and GSeries GPM processor units A networked system does NOT support multiple GPS receivers
An ESeries Widescreen display will share its embedded
cartography with another ESeries Widescreen display on the
same network
A GSeries GPM processor unit will share its embedded
cartography with other GSeries GPM processor units on the
same network
The cartography contained on chart cards is always used in
preference to embedded cartography when a chart card is
inserted into a card slot
Radar operation
The GSeries system supports the use of 2 radar scanners at
the same time
An ESeries Widescreen display in a GSeries system can
operate 1 scanner at any one time To use the second scanner
you must select it in the Radar applications Setup Menu This
does not automatically power down the first scanner When 2
scanners are connected you can powerdown the second scanner
at any time using the radar power controls accessible from the
displays power button
The rotating scanner icon in the status bar indicates the status of
all connected scanners not just the currently selected scanner
Similarly if you have a GSeries Compact keyboard connected to
an ESeries Widescreen display the radar status LED located on
the keyboard reflects the status of ALL started
21
33 Display power 34 Monitor controls
Raymarine monitors feature a number of controls for the display on display settings
1 Press and hold the POWER button until the Raymarine logo The GSeries range of monitors excluding Glass Bridge monitors
appears features the following controls located on the bezel
2 Press OK to acknowledge the warning window
Control the display off VGA 1 menu
1 Press and hold the POWER button until the countdown reaches
zero VGA 2 scroll down
Note If the POWER button is released before the countdown
reaches zero the power off is cancelled VGA 2 scroll up
DVI 1 scroll left
DVI 1 scroll left
Composite Video 1 PIP
Composite Video 2 Brightness
Composite Video 3 Night mode
SVideo Enter
Power
22 GSeries User monitors on off
OSD On Screen Display
These steps show how to switch GSeries monitors on or off using a The OSD provides on screen menu options to set up and keyboard
the monitor
1 Press the Power key to display the system power softkeys 1 2 3
2 Select the Monitor controls softkey
3 Select the Monitor power softkey
4 Use the Trackpad to select the required Nav Station
5 Select On or Standby as required
This will affect the monitors for the selected Nav Station
Note If you wish to remove power from a monitor you must
switch off the appropriate breaker at the distribution the monitor brightness
On the GSeries keyboard
1 Press the POWER button on the keyboard once
The backlight level control is displayed on the monitor
2 Using the rotary control adjust the brightness level as
To adjust the brightness for a monitor assigned to a different Nav
Station press the rotary control once and select the appropriate Item Description
Nav Station from the list
1 Function tab
Adjusting the monitor color palette 2 Sub menu
On the GSeries keyboard 3 Control name
1 Press the MENU button
There are 7 function tabs across the top of the OSD from left to right
2 Select the DISPLAY SETUP menu option
3 Use the COLOR PALETTE softkey to select the appropriate Video input
color palette Picture in Picture PIP
Night mode
Getting started 23
Adjust 3 x VGA inputs
Setup 2 x DVI inputs
Color 3 x Composite video inputs
Input naming
1 x SVideo input
OSD controls Naming inputs
The OSD functions are accessed using the GSeries Keyboard With the Input Naming menu displayed
Menu 1 Highlight the required input name
2 Press Enter
1 Press to show the OSD menu for the selected monitor
3 Use the up and down keys to change the letter or number value
2 Press to move between the function tabs
4 Use the left and right keys to select the previous or next
3 Press to exit a submenu character of the name
4 Press and hold to exit the OSD menu 5 When you have finished press Enter to accept the changes
LeftRight
PIP picture in picture
1 Select monitorOSD scroll leftright
The PIP feature allows you to view a second
2 Move between function tabs input as a picture inset within the main screen
3 Adjust setting values eg brightness level when in The PIP offers three choices for the inset picture these are Child
appropriate sub menu Split and Wide
UpDown
Press down to enter the submenu of the highlighted tab
Navigate up and down through the menu list of options
Enter Select option or accept setting
input
You can select from the available input sources
24 GSeries User
started 25
Wide Function Description
Layout Select from 3 different PIP layouts
Child window Produces a picture within the main
screen
Split window Splits the main screen in two sections
vertically
Wide window Gives a widescreen picture
PIP Size Child layout only
Adjust the size of the PIP image
PIP H Pos Child layout only
Adjust the horizontal position of the PIP image
PIP V Pos Child layout only
Adjust the vertical position of the PIP image
White Balance Adjust the brightness of the PIP image Set a value
between 0 and 100
Contrast Adjust the contrast of the PIP image Set a value between
0 and 100
Color Adjust the color depth of the PIP image Set a value
PIP setup menu between 0 and 100
Function Description PIP Image tint Split and Wide layouts only
PIP OnOff Toggle between PIP On and Off Adjust the tint of the PIP image Set a value between 0
and 100
Input source Select from the available source inputs
PIP Image Split and Wide layouts only
Note Some video inputs cannot be viewed in the PIP sharpness Adjust the sharpness of the PIP image Set a value
source when certain inputs are on the main screen between 0 and 100
When this occurs the message Unsupported Input will
appear in the PIP window
26 GSeries User mode
Function night mode OSD option allows you to dim the screen to a red
Tint Composite and SVideo only
color palette suitable for night time navigation Adjust the main screen tint Set a value between 0 and 100
Function Description Sharpness Composite and SVideo only
Night mode Toggle between Night mode On and Off Adjusts the main screen sharpness Set a value between 0
and 100
H position VGA Composite and SVideo only
Adjust menu Adjust the horizontal position of the main screen Set a
value between 0 and 100
Function Description
V position VGA Composite and SVideo only
Brightness Adjust the display backlighting Set a value between 0
Adjust the vertical position of the main screen Set a value
and 100
between 0 and 100
White balance Adjust the level of white on the screen Set a value
between 0 and 100
Setup menu
Contrast VGA Composite and SVideo only
Adjust the level of screen contrast Set a value between 0 Function Description
and 100
Language Select the language for the OSD menus This can be either
Auto VGA only English German French Spanish or Italian
Automatically set the clock and phase sampling frequencies
for the current VGA input Image size Not available in PIP mode
Options to adjust the image size and scale
Clock VGA only
Adjust the VGA input sampling clock frequency Set a Fill All stretches the image to fill the entire screen
value between 0 and 100 Fill Aspect makes the image as large as possible while
Phase VGA only maintaining the aspect ratio
Adjust the VGA input sampling clock phase Set a value Fill 11 the image is displayed at its original resolution
between 0 and 100
OSD h pos Move the OSD window horizontally Set a value between 0
Color Composite and SVideo only and 100
Adjust the main screen color depth Set a value between 0
and 100 OSD v pos Move the OSD window vertically Set a value between 0
and started
Function Description
OSD Adjust the transparency of the OSD Select either opaque
transparency or translucent
Zoom Not available in PIP mode
Set the magnification level for the main image Set a value
between 0 and 100
Pan vert Not available in PIP mode
Used in conjunction with the zoom function enables you
to move up or down the magnified image Set a value
between 0 and 100
Pan horiz Not available in PIP mode
Used in conjunction with the zoom function enables you to
move left or right the zoomed image Set a value between
0 and 100
Factory reset Selecting this option will reset all monitor settings to their
factory default value
Information Resolution and refresh rate for the main menu
Function Description
Color temp Enables you to adjust the color temperature of the picture
6500K
9300K
User enables you to manually set a value between
0 and 255 for red green and blue
28 GSeries User Command Center Keyboard layout
The command center keyboard provides controls for all aspects of the GSeries system
1 2 3
ABC DEF
4 5 6 WPTS
GHI JKL MNO PAGE MENU OUT
RANGE
ENTER
7 8 9 IN
PQRS TUV WXYZ ACTIVE DATA
DODGE STANDBY PILOT OK CANCEL
1 2 3 4 5 6
Power key
2 Monitor select OSD On Screen Display controls
3 Softkeys
4 Autopilot controls
5 Rotary controller
6 started 29
36 Compact keyboard layout 37 Nav stations
The Compact keyboard provides controls for most aspects of the A Nav Station is a grouping of up to 4 monitors and a
system enabling you to adjust the brightness and power for all monitors
from the same keyboard
Each Nav Station includes at least 1 monitor and at least 1 keyboard
Monitors Up to 2 monitors can be connected to each GPM
processor in your system
Keyboards A keyboard can be assigned to a single monitor a
7 Nav Station or all monitors in your system but can only control 1
WPTS
PAGE MENU
MOB OUT monitor at a time You can select which monitor you want to control
RANGE from the keyboard When a keyboard is associated with a monitor
ACTIVE DATA IN
this provides full control of the system
PILOT
RADAR ON The following diagram illustrates a typical Nav Station arrangement
STANDBY OK CANCEL
1 2 3 4 5 6
Power key
2 Autopilot control
3 Monitor select key
4 Rotary control
5 Selected monitor Radar transmitting indicator
7 Trackpad
8
GSeries User reference
Number Description
1 Nav Station 1 flybridge
2 Nav Station 2 bridge
3 Belowdecks components for example GPM processor unit
GVM video module
1 2 3
Refer to the installation instructions for information on planning and
ABC DEF
4 5 6 WPTS
GHI JKL MNO PAGE MENU OUT
RANGE
ENTER
7 8 9 IN
PQRS TUV WXYZ ACTIVE DATA
DODGE STANDBY PILOT OK CANCEL
configuring the Nav Stations for your system
Assigning a keyboard to an individual monitor
1 Press the MENU button
2 Select System Setup
3 Select System
4 Select Assign Keyboards
1 2 3
ABC DEF
ENTER
PQRS
WXYZ
PAGE
ACTIVE
WPTS
DATA
MENU OUT
RANGE
A list of available keyboards is displayed
DODGE STANDBY PILOT OK CANCEL
5 Select the appropriate keyboard from the list
6 Select the ASSIGN TO MONITOR softkey
7 Select the appropriate monitor
Assigning a keyboard to a nav station
1 Press the MENU button
2 Select System Setup
3 Select System
4 Select Assign Keyboards
5 Select the appropriate keyboard from the list
6 Select the ASSIGN TO NAVSTATION softkey
7 Select the appropriate Nav Station
started
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38 Using the cursor Label Feature cursor is used to move
around the screen HDG Heading vector Chart
The cursor appears on the screen as a white cross MARPA MARPA target Radar
MOB Man Over Board marker Chart Radar
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POS Vessels position Chart
RTE Route leg Chart
If the cursor has not been moved for a short period of time SHM Ships Heading Marker Radar
it changes to a circle with a cross in it to make it easier to
locate on the screen TIDE Tide indicator Chart
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TRACK Track line Chart
The cursor is When it is placed over an VRMEBL VRM and EBL 1 or 2 Radar
object such as a waypoint or chart feature it changes color WIND Wind indicator Chart
and a label or information associated with the object is
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WPT displayed When you place the cursor over certain items the WPT Waypoint Chart Radar
softkeys change to provide related of cursor labels
Label Feature Application
AB Ruler line Chart
AIS AIS target Chart
COG Course Over Ground Chart
vector
CTR Center of radar Radar
FLT Floating EBLVRM Radar
GRD Guard zone Radar
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screen overview Screen item home screen provides a central point of access to your systems 1
Page each icon represents a page A page can display
range of applications up to 4 applications also provides quick access to your waypoints
routes and tracks 2 My Routes My Tracks My Waypoints these icons
Press the PAGE button at any time to access the home screen enable you to centrally manage your lists of routes tracks
The home screen consists of a number of application pages each and by an icon Applications can be started by selecting 3
Customize select this icon to configure relevant page icon pages
Use the MORE softkeys to scroll the home screen and application pages 4 More select this
softkey to scroll the home screen and
access additional application pages
1 2 3 4
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310 Pages Multiple are used on your multifunction display to show applications
With most applications it is possible to run 4 instances of the same
application at any one time However there are 2 exceptions to
Pages are displayed and accessed on the home screen Each page this which are
can display between 1 and 4 Chart application maximum 2 simultaneous
instances per
Any page on the home screen can be customized enabling you to multifunction your applications into different pages each designed for a
specific purpose For example you could have a page that includes Sirius satellite radio application maximum 1 instance per
the chart and fishfinder applications suitable for fishing and another multifunction display at any one time
page that includes the chart and data applications which would
Video application maximum 1 instance per suitable for general sailing
display at any one time
Empty page You can add any
to any empty page
Moving a page on the home screen
With the home screen displayed
1 Select the Customize icon
2 Select the page icon that you want to move
3 Select the SWAP PAGE softkey
Page featuring a single application 4 Select the page icon that you want to swap positions with
5 Press the HOME button to return to the home screen featuring
the new icon positions
Changing an existing page on the home screen
With the home screen displayed
Page featuring multiple applications 1 Select the Customize icon
2 Select the page icon that you want to change
3 Select the EDIT PAGE softkey
4 Select the appropriate page layout
5 Select the you want to display on the page
You can also define a layout for each page which determines how
Adding a new page to the home screen
the applications are arranged on the screen With the home screen
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1 Use the MORE softkey to scroll to a home screen that has space 311 Applications
for new page icons
2 Select the Customize icon Chart application provides a 2D
A number of empty page icons appear or 3D graphical view of your charts to
help you navigate Waypoint route and
3 Select an empty page icon
track functions enable you to navigate
4 Select the EDIT PAGE softkey to a specific location build and navigate
5 Select the appropriate page layout routes or record where youve been
6 Select the you want to display on the page Upgrade your charts using chart cards to
enjoy higher levels of detail and 3D a page on the home screen Fishfinder application with a
suitable
Digital Sounder Module DSM and
With the home screen displayed transducer you can use the fishfinder
1 Select the Customize icon application to help you accurately
2 Select the page that you want to rename distinguish between different sizes of
3 Select the RENAME PAGE softkey fish bottom structure and underwater
obstacles You can also view sea depth
The onscreen keyboard is displayed
and temperature data and mark points of
4 Using the onscreen keyboard enter the new name for the page interest such as fishing spots or wrecks
5 Select SAVE
Radar application with a suitable radar
scanner you can use the radar a page from the home screen to track targets and measure the home
screen displayed and bearings A number of automatic gain
presets and color modes are provided to
1 Select the CUSTOMIZE icon help you get the best performance from
2 Select an existing page your radar scanner
3 Select the DELETE PAGE softkey
4 Select YES to confirm deletion or NO to cancel the operation Engine application enables you to
view engine information in the form of
Resetting the home screen to default settings gauges and digital data from up to 3
compatible engines
With the home screen displayed
1 Select the Customize icon
2 Select the RESET ALL PAGES TO DEFAULT softkey
3 Select the YES softkey to reset the pages or NO to started
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Data application view system and Weather application North America
instrument data on your multifunction only With a suitable weather receiver
display for a range of compatible connected to your system the weather
instruments application overlays historical live and
forecasted weather graphics on a world
Course Deviation Indicator CDI Video application view a video or
application provides a graphical camera source on your of your vessels course in a display With the appropriate optional
rolling road format along with navigation accessories you can connect additional
data video sources and switch between them
Sirius audio application North
America only Use your display to control a connected Sirius
Satellite Radio GSeries User Screen overview
Screen item Description
4 Edit dialogs enable data to be edited or entered into a
1 2 3 4 5 6
list for example editing a waypoint
5 Popup messages alert you to a situation such as an
alarm or unavailable function Popup messages may
require a response from you for example press the
ACKNOWLEDGE softkey to silence alarms
6 Softkeys used to select options
Using menus
Menus enable you to configure your system to your particular needs
The following diagram shows the main features of a standard menu
1 2
Screen item Description
1 Databar provides information about your vessel and
its environment The position and type of information in
the databar can be customized if required The databar
also displays the status icons which confirm the status
of equipment including GPS AIS
radar and autopilot units
2 Status bar provides information specific to each
application This information cannot be edited or moved
3 List dialogs include information you have added to
your multifunction display such as started
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Screen item Description
1 2 3
1 Menu item Use the trackpad or rotary control to
highlight an item and the OK button to select it
2 Scroll bar indicates your position in the list Use the
trackpad or rotary control to scroll the list
Note Press the CANCEL button to go back to a previous menu
If a previous menu level is not available pressing CANCEL exits
the menu
Using list dialogs
List dialogs enable you to view details of data items stored on your
system such as waypoints routes and tracks
The following diagram shows the main features of a typical Screen item
Description
1 List item use the trackpad or rotary control to highlight a
list item Use the available softkeys to access the functions
for the list dialog
2 Scroll bar indicates your position in the list Use the
trackpad or rotary control to scroll the list
3 Details displays the details of the currently selected
list item
Note Press the CANCEL button to go back to a previous dialog
If a previous dialog is not available pressing CANCEL exits the
dialog
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edit dialogs Note Press the CANCEL button to go back to a previous dialog
Edit dialogs enable you to edit the details of data items stored on If a previous dialog is not available pressing CANCEL exits the
your system such as waypoints routes and tracks current dialog
The following diagram shows the main features of a typical edit
dialog Using control dialogs
Control dialogs enable you to control externally connected
1 2
equipment such as an autopilot unit
The following diagram shows a typical control dialog
Screen item Description
1 Text field use the trackpad or the rotary control to
highlight a field Then press the OK button to select the
field and display the onscreen keyboard which can be
Screen item Description
used to edit the details
1 Instructions tell you what softkeys to use for controlling
2 Numeric field use the trackpad or rotary control to
the externally connected equipment
highlight the field and then select theEDIT softkey to
edit the started
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Editing information in dialogs 313 Databar status symbols
With the dialog displayed The status symbols on the databar confirm whether the Select the field you want to
edit connections to your system have been made
The onscreen keyboard is displayed The symbols show the status for the following
Radar scanner
AIS receiver transceiver
Sonar DSM
GPS receiver
Autopilot
Radar scanner status symbols
The radar scanner power mode status is indicated in the databar
Radar
power
Symbol mode Use the onscreen keyboard to make the changes Transmit Rotating icon
signifying that the
3 Use the onscreen keyboards SAVE key to keep any changes TX scanner is on and transmitting When
SCANNER is set to ON select this
Entering special or accented characters mode to activate the scanner This is
With the onscreen keyboard displayed the usual mode of operation
1 Select the onscreen keyboards key Standby Static icon indicating that the scanner
2 Select the character you want to accent STBY is on but not transmitting and the
antenna is not rotating The scanner
The available accented characters are displayed above the text
does not transmit and the radar data
entry field
is removed from the screen This is
3 For characters that have multiple available accents use the a powersave mode used when the
character key to toggle between them radar is not needed for short time
4 Select the key to enter the character periods When you return to transmit
mode the magnetron does not need
to warm up again This is the default
mode
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Radar Symbol Description
power
Symbol mode Description AIS unit is in Silent Mode
Off Scanner powered off when radar not
required but display is in use for other
applications such as the chart When AIS unit is in Silent Mode with active alarms
selected the system counts down
During this time you cannot repower
the scanner
AIS unit is connected and switched on but has
Timed Scanner switches between active alarms
Transmit and standby
mode Scanner goes into power save
mode when constant use of radar is
AIS unit is connected and switched on but the
not required
dangerous and lost alarm is status symbols
AIS status is indicated by a symbol in the databar Sonar status symbols
Symbol Description The sonar DSM status is indicated in the databar
AIS unit is switched on and operating Symbol Description
Symbol animated the DSM is
connected and AIS currently
Symbol static the DSM is connected
but not AIS unit is switched off or not connected
Symbol greyedout the DSM is not
connected or is not started
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GPS status symbols Symbol GPS receiver status is indicated in the databar
Autopilot alarm active
Symbol Description
A GPS receiver is connected and has
obtained a fix Dodge mode is active
A GPS receiver is not connected or
cannot obtain a fix Fish mode is status symbols Autopilot
autopilot status is indicated in the databar
Symbol Description Power steering active
Autopilot is in Standby mode
Wind Vane mode is active
Autopilot is in Track mode
Autopilot is in Auto mode
No autopilot GSeries User Initial setup
procedures 2 Select System Setup
3 Select Boat Details
A number of tasks should be completed before you use your system
for the first time 4 Change the Safe Depth Safe Height and Safe Width settings
as appropriate for your vessel
Once your system has been installed and commissioned Raymarine recommends that you Note The settings you specify for your vessel details
Set the language the date and time format and preferred units essential for the accurate operation of the collision alarm You
of measurement must specify vessel detail settings that are appropriate for safe
navigation
Set your vessel details
Adjust the display brightness Note The collision alarm uses data from the GPS antenna in its
Designate the data master master GPM calculations Therefore the values you specify for your vessel
detail settings must reflect the actual position of the GPS antenna
Select the GPS data source on your vessel For example the Safe Width setting is actually
Familiarize yourself with the Simulator Mode the diameter either side of the GPS antenna so if you have a
vessel 4 meters wide and you enter a minimum Safe Width of 4
meters this is actually providing a collision zone of only 2 the language time date and units of either side of the GPS antenna
If the GPS antenna is on the port side of the vessel and you specified a Safe Width of 4
meters you would be leaving 2 meters of the hull uncovered by
1 Press the MENU button the collision zone
2 Select System Setup
3 Select Language
4 Select the appropriate language from the list
Adjusting the display brightness
5 Select Time Date Setup 1 Press the POWER button once
6 Use the Date Format and Time Format menu items to adjust The Backlight Level control is displayed
the date and time 2 Using the rotary control adjust the brightness level as
7 Use the Cancel button to return to the System Setup menu Select Units Setup 3 To switch the
color palette between Day very bright and Night
9 Make the appropriate changes using the menu items in the Units dark modes select MENU Display Setup Palette
Setup your vessel details
1 Press the MENU started 43
Data master master GPM 3 Select the Set Master GPM option
If your system features more than one GPM processor unit you must A list of available connected GPM processors is displayed one GPM processor
as the data master master GPM serial numbers The Local GPM refers to the GPM to which the
monitor is physically connected
If the data master has not already been designated as part of the 4 Select the processor you want to designate as the data and commissioning
process it must be done as part of
the initial setup 5 Select the SET AS MASTER softkey
The data master handles all the data from the various marine Note If you are unsure of which GPM to select use installed around your vessel
The data master receives DISCOVER GPM softkey which shows a message on every
data from SeaTalk and SeaTalkng and transmits it to the relevant monitor identifying the GPM to which it is of the GSeries system via the
SeaTalkhs network
For example the system may require heading information from the
autopilot and GPS systems usually received through a SeaTalkng or
Selecting the GPS data source
NMEA connection The data master is the GPM processor to which 1 Press the MENU button
the SeaTalk NMEA and any other data connections are made it 2 Select System Setup
then bridges the data to the SeaTalkhs network and any compatible 3 Select System displays Information shared by the data master includes
4 Select Preferred GPS Source
Cartography 5 Select the type of data input that is supplying your preferred
source of GPS data SeaTalk1 or
Routes and waypoints
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Radar
Sonar Simulator mode
Data received from the autopilot instruments the engine and The Simulator mode enables you to practice operating your display
other external sources without data from a GPS antenna radar scanner AIS unit or
fishfinder
Note The GPM processor that you choose to be the master The simulator mode is switched onoff in the System Setup Menu
GPM must be the unit to which the SeaTalk and SeaTalkng buses You can also adjust the vessel speed in simulator mode This is
are physically connected useful for quickly moving to different areas of the chart for the data master
master GPM Note Raymarine recommends that you do NOT use the
simulator mode whilst Press the MENU button
2 Select the System Configuration menu item Note The simulator will NOT display any real data including any
safety messages such as those received from AIS units
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Note Any system settings made whilst in Simulator mode are not
transmitted via SeaTalk to other the simulator mode
1 Press Menu
2 Select the System Setup menu
3 Select the Simulator item and change its value to the simulator vessel speed
1 Press the MENU button
2 Select System Setup
3 Select Simulator Speed
4 Select the appropriate started 45
46 GSeries User 4 Managing display data
Chapter contents
41 Memory cards overview on page 48
42 Inserting a memory card chart card or CF microSD card adaptor on page 48
43 Ensure chart card door is securely closed on page 49
44 Removing a memory card chart card or CF microSD adaptor on page 49
45 Saving user data and user settings on page 50
46 Transferring data using NMEA on page 51
47 Resetting your system on page display data 47
41 Memory cards overview 42 Inserting a memory card chart card
You can use memory cards to archive data such as waypoints
or CF microSD card and tracks
1 Check that you are using the correct type of card
Memory cards can be used to archive your data when the system 2 Open the chart card door located on the top of the GPM
capacity is reached You can then delete old data from your system processor capacity for new data The archived data can be retrieved
at any time You can also use memory cards to backup your data 3 Insert the card or CF microSD card adaptor as shown in
the diagram below with the lip of the card or adaptor facing
Note Raymarine recommends that you backup your data to a outwards It should position easily If it does not DO NOT force
memory card on a regular basis it check the direction in which the lip is facing
4 Gently press the card or adaptor all the way in to the card slot
5 If using a microSD card gently insert it into the adaptor using
the correct orientation
6 To prevent the ingress of water and consequent damage close
the chart card door pressing firmly to ensure it is fully closed
GSeries User Ensure chart card door is securely 44 Removing a memory card chart
closed card or CF microSD water ingress 1 If the
system is powered on press the MENU button Otherwise
skip to Step 3
To prevent water ingress and consequent damage to the that the chart card door is firmly closed This can be 2 Select the Remove CF Card menu by
an audible click A message is displayed confirming that it is safe to remove the
card
3 Open the chart card door
4 Carefully remove the card If your system features a physical
card eject button this MUST be used
5 To prevent the ingress of water and consequent damage close
the chart card door and press firmly until a click is display data
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45 Saving user data and user settings Saving user settings to a memory card
You can save user data waypoints routes and tracks or user Note Raymarine strongly recommends that you save to a memory card for
later retrieval to a separate memory card and NOT to a chart card containing
cartography
Type of data Description Notes
1 Insert card in to the card slot
User data waypoints Saves all waypoints to a Only 1 waypoints archive 2 Select the DATA button
single archive file file can be saved per
3 Select the SAVE AND RETRIEVE SETTINGS softkey
memory card
4 Select the SAVE TO CARD softkey
User data routes Saves all routes to a Only 1 routes archive
single archive file file can be saved per
memory card Retrieving user settings from a memory card
User data tracks Saves all tracks to a Only 1 tracks archive Note Raymarine strongly recommends that you save settings
single archive file file can be saved per to a separate memory card NOT to a chart card containing
memory card User settings Saves the settings You can save 1 user 1 Insert card in to the card slot
youve made in the settings archive file 2 Select the DATA button
Setup Menus to a single per memory card for 3 Select the SAVE AND RETRIEVE SETTINGS softkey
archive file each product Series 4 Select the RETRIEVE FROM CARD softkey This option is only
CSeries ESeries available if a suitable memory card containing a system settings
or GSeries However archive file is in the card slot
you can NOT retrieve the
settings from a Series
to a different Series for Saving data to a memory card
example GSeries to
ESeries Note Raymarine strongly recommends that you save data to
a separate memory card and NOT to a chart card containing
cartography
Note Raymarine recommends that you save your user data and
user settings to a memory card on a regular basis 1 Insert card in to the card slot
2 Select the DATA button
3 Select the ARCHIVE AND TRANSFER softkey
4 Select the SAVE TO CARD softkey
5 Use the SELECT LIST softkey to select the type of data that you
want to save Waypoint Route or Track
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reference
6 To save all items of that type of data select the SAVE ALL 46 Transferring data using NMEA
softkey
7 To save an individual item of data select the item from the list You can transfer waypoints or routes to and from your and select the SAVE
softkey display and an external instrument using data from a memory card
Transferring waypoint and route data using
1 Insert card in to the card slot
NMEA
2 Press the DATA button With equipment powered on and connected to
your system
3 Select the ARCHIVE AND TRANSFER softkey
1 Press the DATA button
4 Select the RETRIEVE FROM CARD softkey
2 Select the ARCHIVE AND TRANSFER softkey
5 Use the SELECT LIST softkey to select the type of data that you
want to save Waypoint Route or Track 3 Select the TRANSFER ON NMEA softkey
6 To retrieve all items of that type of data press the RETRIEVE 4 Select the SEND WPTS ON NMEA SEND RTES ON NMEA or
ALL softkey RECEIVE ON NMEA softkey as To retrieve an individual item of data select the
item from the list Note Select the STOP TRANSFER softkey at any time to abort
and select the RETRIEVE softkey the transfer operation
Note If the type of data you have selected already exists in the
system memory use the softkeys to select a suitable action
retrieve as new data replace existing data or data from a memory card
1 Insert the card in to the card slot
2 Press the DATA button
3 Select the ARCHIVE AND TRANSFER softkey
4 Select the ERASE FROM CARD softkey
5 Use the SELECT LIST softkey to select the type of data you
want to erase
6 To erase all the data select the ERASE ALL softkey
7 To erase an individual item of data from the list highlight the
relevant entry in the list and select the ERASE display data
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47 Resetting your system Performing a settings reset
1 Press the MENU button
Your system may be reset to its factory default settings if required
2 Select System Setup
There are 2 types of reset operation both of which affect the you are using AND any networked displays 3 Select Settings Reset
4 If you have your waypoints enter your
Settings reset waypoint password and press the OK button
Settings and data reset 5 Select the YES option to perform the reset or select the NO
option to reset
This option resets your setup menus page sets and databar Performing a settings and data to factory default It will NOT affect your
waypoints routes
or tracks data Performing a settings and data reset erases ALL waypoints routes
and track data from your system BEFORE proceeding with a
Settings and data reset settings and data reset ensure that you backup any data that you
In addition to the settings reset detailed above performing a settings want to keep on to a memory card
and data reset will also remove ALL waypoints routes and tracks 1 Press the MENU button
data 2 Select System Setup
3 Select Settings and Data Reset
Caution Loss of Nav Station settings 4 If your waypoints have password protection enter your waypoint
When you perform a settings and data reset on a password and press the OK button
GSeries system you will lose all your Nav Station 5 Select the YES option to perform the reset or select NO to abort
settings This means that any associations set up
between the monitors and keyboards in your system
will be lost These settings are usually recorded at
the time of your initial system installation using the
installation schematic diagrams that accompany the
Installation handbook Your dealer or installer should
refer to these settings to restore the Nav Station
If you do NOT have these settings
recorded you should NOT perform a settings and data
reset Contact your dealer or Raymarine technical
support for further GSeries
User 5 Using waypoints routes and contents
51 Waypoints on page 54
52 Routes on page 64
53 Tracks on page 69
54 Waypoints routes and tracks storage capacity on page 71
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51 Waypoints By default all waypoints are indicated on screen by a waypoint
symbol x You can assign different symbols if required
A waypoint is a position marked on the screen to indicate a site
or a place to navigate to Waypoints in the radar well as acting as position markers waypoints are also
the In the chart and radar applications both active and blocks used to create routes waypoints are shown
The active waypoint ie the one to which
Common waypoint functions are accessed using the waypoints you are heading has a box placed around the symbol to highlight it
softkey toolbar This can be shown at any time by pressing the
WPTS MOB display on the chart
In the chart applications both active and inactive waypoints are
shown The active waypoint ie the one to which you are heading
has a box placed around the symbol to highlight it
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By default all waypoints are indicated on screen by a waypoint
symbol x You can assign different symbols if required
3 Waypoints in the CDI application
In the CDI application a waypoint is represented only when it is
active
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Item Description
1 Inactive waypoint
2 Active waypoint
3 Alternative waypoint symbols
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Erase waypoint
Move waypoint
Go to waypoint
View edit waypoint
Waypoint features
There are a range of features for placing navigating and managing
waypoints
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Waypoint features are accessed from
the chart or radar application by positioning the cursor in the fishfinder application an existing waypoint on
the in the fishfinder application are represented by a vertical
line labelled WPT This symbol cannot be changed any application by pressing the WPTS MOB button This
displays the waypoint toolbar
WPT the home screen by pressing the WPTS MOB button or
selecting the My Waypoints icon This displays the waypoints list
The following table lists the waypoint functions you can access at
WPT any time from all applications and the home screen
Waypoint function All applications Home screen
WPT Placing a waypoint
Displaying waypoint information
WPT Waypoint list
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Navigate to a hotspots
Edit waypoint the cursor over a waypoint in the chart or radar a popup showing the waypoints basic a waypoint hotspot also provides the following
the softkey Edit waypoint appearance waypoints routes and tracks
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Waypoint function All applications Home screen Placing a waypoint at a known position
Move waypoints Note By default the system will use LatLon coordinates If
required you can use Loran TD coordinates instead Use the
System Setup Menu to set the position mode Creating and managing waypoint
groups 1 Press the WPTS MOB button
Displaying and managing waypoint 2 Select the WAYPOINT AT LATLON softkey
groups 3 Select the EDIT USING KEYPAD softkey
Move a waypoint between groups 4 Enter the position
5 Select SAVE
6 Close the placement
Waypoint a waypoint at the cursor position
In the chart radar fishfinder or CDI application Navigating to the cursor position on the chart
1 Press the WPTS MOB button
2 Move the cursor to the area of the screen where you want the
waypoint to be placed
3 Select the WAYPOINT AT CURSOR softkey
4 Optionally select the waypoint Name Group or Symbol field to
customize the waypoint details Then select a waypoint at your vessels position
In addition to positional information a waypoint placed at the will capture temperature and sounded depth information if
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In the chart radar fishfinder or CDI application
In the chart Press the WPTS MOB button
1 Position the cursor at the desired destination on the chart
2 Select the WAYPOINT AT VESSEL softkey
2 Select the NAVIGATION softkey
3 Optionally select the waypoint Name Group or Symbol field to
customize the waypoint details Then select SAVE 3 Select the GOTO CURSOR softkey
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waypoint on the screen 4 in the chart application position the cursor over the
active waypoint and select the STOP GOTO softkey
Note Once navigation is no longer active the waypoint symbol
returns to its normal unboxed state and the dashed line between
your vessel and the waypoint is removed
Waypoint information
When you create a waypoint the system assigns a number of pieces
of information regarding the location marked You can view and edit
the details of any waypoint that has been created and stored
The following information is assigned or captured for each waypoint
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Name
In the chart or radar application
Position as LatLon and rangebearing from vessel
1 Place the cursor over the waypoint
The softkeys change to show the waypoint options Temperature requires appropriate sensor only for waypoints
captured at the vessel position
2 Select the GOTO WAYPOINT softkey
The required course heading to the waypoint is shown on the Depth requires appropriate sensor only for waypoints captured
screen at the vessel position
Date and time
Note You can select the STOP GOTO softkey at any time to
cancel the action Comment You can add your own text comments to a waypoint
Symbol A default symbol is assigned or you can select an
Navigating to a waypoint in the Waypoints List Press the WPTSMOB button or select the Navigation softkey There are
2 features which allow you to view or edit waypoint
in the chart window Select the GOTO WAYPOINT OPTIONS softkey Place the
cursor over a waypoint hotspot on the 2D chart or Radar
3 Select the required waypoint from the list screen to view selected Select the GOTO WAYPOINT softkey
Use the waypoint list for comprehensive information to view and
edit as navigation to a waypoint
1 Press the WPTSMOB button Displaying the waypoint list
2 Select the GOTO WAYPOINT OPTIONS softkey 1 Press the WPTSMOB button
3 Select the STOP GOTO softkey 2 Press the REVIEW AND EDIT WAYPOINTS waypoints routes and tracks
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Waypoint editing Symbol Type Symbol Type
Editing waypoint details Caution Circle
With the Waypoint List displayed
1 Select the VIEW AND EDIT DETAILS softkey Concrete Diamond
The Edit Waypoint dialog is displayed
2 Select the field you want to change Diamond quarter Diver down
3 Select the EDIT softkey to display the onscreen keyboard
Diver down Dolphin
4 Use the onscreen keyboard to make the changes then select the onscreen keyboards SAVE key
Dot Dotted a waypoint on the chart or radar screen
In the chart or radar application End marker Fad
1 Place the cursor over the waypoint
The softkeys change to show the waypoint options Fish Fish 1star
2 Select the VIEW AND EDIT DETAILS softkey
The Edit Waypoint dialog is displayed Fish 2star Fish 3star
3 Select the field you want to edit
Fish trap Hill peak
4 Use the EDIT softkey to display the onscreen keyboard
5 Use the onscreen keyboard to make the changes and then
Ledge Lobster
select the onscreen keyboards SAVE key
Waypoint symbols Lost target Man overboard MOB
There are a range of symbols to represent different waypoint types
Marker Martini
Symbol Type Symbol Type
Airport Anchor NMEA Nuns
Billfish Bottom mark Oil rig Oyster
Bridge Buoy Post Preferred marks
Cans Car
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Symbol Type Symbol Type Showing and hiding waypoint names
In the chart radar fishfinder or CDI application
Private reef Public reef
1 Press the WPTSMOB button
Reef Reef ball 2 Select the REVIEW AND EDIT WAYPOINTS softkey
3 Select the SHOWHIDE WAYPOINTS softkey
Restriction Rocks 4 Using the WAYPOINT NAME softkey select the WAYPOINT
NAME ON option to show waypoint names or the WAYPOINT
Sail boat School of fish NAME OFF option to hide waypoint names
Note Waypoints in an active route are always displayed
SeaTalk Seaweed regardless of whether the display is set to show or hide
Shark Skull Showing and hiding waypoint groups symbols
In the chart radar fishfinder or CDI application
Small fish Sport fisher
1 Press the WPTSMOB button
Square Start marker 2 Select the REVIEW AND EDIT WAYPOINTS softkey
3 Select the SHOWHIDE WAYPOINTS softkey
Swimming Tank 4 Using the SHOW BY softkey select the SHOW BY GROUP or
SHOW BY SYM option as appropriate
Top mark Tower A list of available waypoint groups or symbols is displayed
5 Select the waypoint group or symbol that you want to show or
Trawler Tree hide
6 Using the ON CHART softkey select the SHOW or HIDE option
Triangle Wreck as appropriate
7 Repeat Steps 5 to 6 for each waypoint group or symbol you want
to show or a waypoint symbol
With the Waypoint List displayed Moving waypoints
1 Select the VIEW AND EDIT DETAILS softkey
Moving a waypoint on the chart or radar screen
The Edit Waypoint dialog is displayed
In the chart or radar Select the Symbol field
1 Move the cursor to the relevant waypoint
3 Select the required symbol in the list
The softkeys change to provide waypoint waypoints routes and tracks
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2 Select the MOVE WAYPOINT softkey 3 Select the YES softkey to confirm
3 Select the new position for the waypoint
Note If a route is hidden its waypoints can still be displayed If
4 Select the PLACE WAYPOINT softkey you attempt to erase a waypoint from a hidden route a warning is
Moving a waypoint within a route displayed and the waypoint cannot be erased
In the chart application
Erasing all waypoints
1 Move the cursor over the waypoint you want to move
The softkeys change to provide waypoint options 1 Press the DATA button
2 Select the MOVE WAYPOINT softkey 2 Select the ARCHIVE AND TRANSFER softkey
3 Move the cursor so that it stretches the leg of the route to the 3 Select the ERASE FROM SYSTEM softkey
desired position on the chart 4 Use the SELECT LIST softkey to select the WPT option
4 Select the PLACE WAYPOINT softkey 5 Select the ERASE ALL WAYPOINTS softkey
6 Select the YES softkey to confirm or the NO softkey to a waypoint by entering new the Waypoint List displayed
Note If a route is hidden its waypoints can still be displayed If
1 Select the VIEW AND EDIT DETAILS softkey you attempt to erase a waypoint from a hidden route a warning is
displayed and the waypoint cannot be erased
The Edit Waypoint dialog is displayed
2 Select the Position Bearing or RNG field as Use the rotary control to enter the new coordinates or select the Waypoint groups
EDIT USING KEYPAD softkey and use the onscreen keyboard
In order to make your waypoints easier to manage you can organize
them into groups of your choice When fishing for example you
Erasing waypoints may only wish to see the waypoints that indicate good fishing a waypoint on
screen Provided that you have not changed the default group all waypoints
are automatically placed in the default My Waypoints group when
In the chart or radar application they are created
1 Move the cursor to the relevant waypoint
The softkey toolbar changes to show the waypoint options Note A waypoint can only belong to one group
2 Select the ERASE WAYPOINT softkey
3 Select the YES softkey to confirm or NO softkey to cancel Displaying the waypoint group list
1 Press the WPTS MOB button or select My Waypoints from
Erasing a waypoint using the waypoint list the home screen
With the Waypoint List displayed 2 Select the MANAGE SYMBOLS AND GROUPS softkey
1 Highlight the waypoint you want to erase The Waypoint Group List is displayed
2 Select the ERASE WAYPOINT softkey You can now
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Make a new waypoint group 3 Select the EDIT GROUP NAME softkey
Move waypoints between groups The onscreen keyboard is displayed
Rename groups 4 Using the onscreen keyboard edit the group name
5 Select the onscreen keyboards SAVE key
Erase groups
Changing the default waypoint group
Making a new waypoint group
With the Waypoint Group List the Waypoint Group List displayed
1 Select the SET DEFAULT SYM GROUP softkey
1 Select the MAKE NEW GROUP softkey
2 Select the EDIT DEFAULT softkey
2 Select the name field
3 Select the waypoint group that you want to make the default
The onscreen keyboard is displayed
4 Press the OK button
3 Edit the name
4 Select the onscreen keyboards SAVE key Erasing a waypoint group
When you delete a waypoint group the group name and all the
Moving waypoints between groups associated waypoints are erased from the system If a group
With the Waypoint Group List displayed contains one or more waypoints that you want to keep move these
1 Select the appropriate waypoint group from the list waypoints out of the group before deleting the waypoint group You
2 Select the MOVE BETWEEN GROUPS softkey can erase any waypoint group except the following
3 Select the SELECT GROUP A softkey the My Waypoints group
4 Using the rotary control select the waypoint group that contains a group containing an active waypoint
the waypoint you want to move
a group that contains waypoints that are part of a stored route
5 Press the OK button
6 Highlight the Group B column With the Waypoint Group List displayed
7 If the Group B column does not contain the waypoint group you 1 Select the waypoint group that you want to erase
want to move your waypoint to select the SELECT GROUP B 2 Select the ERASE GROUP softkey
softkey and use the rotary control to select the required group 3 Select YES to confirm the action or NO to cancel
8 In the Group A column select the waypoint you want to move
9 Select the MOVE WAYPOINT FROM A TO B softkey Managing waypoints
The waypoint is moved to the new group Your system features a number of functions to help you a waypoint group
your waypoints the Waypoint Group List displayed You can
1 Select the group you want to rename Archive waypoints to a memory card for backup purposes
2 Select the RENAME GROUP softkey Transfer your waypoints to other NMEA compatible waypoints routes and tracks
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Add password protection to your waypoints to prevent 4 Select the appropriate port number using the NMEA PORT
unauthorized access softkey
5 Set your thirdparty NMEA compatible device to receive waypoints to a memory card
6 Select the SEND WPTS ON NMEA softkey on your can archive your waypoints to a memory card for backup can choose to save all of your
waypoints or just a specific Receiving waypoints on NMEA
waypoint group 1 Press the DATA button
Note DO NOT save data waypoints routes and so on to a 2 Select the ARCHIVE AND TRANSFER softkey
chart card as the charts may be overwritten 3 Select the TRANSFER ON NMEA softkey
1 Insert a memory card in the card slot 4 Select the appropriate port number using the NMEA PORT
softkey
2 Press the DATA button
5 Set your thirdparty NMEA compatible device to transmit mode
3 Select the ARCHIVE AND TRANSFER softkey
6 Select the RECEIVE ON NMEA softkey on your Select the SAVE TO CARD softkey
display
5 Select the WPT option using the SELECT LIST softkey
6 To save all waypoints select the SAVE ALL softkey Password protecting your waypoints
7 To save a specific waypoint group and its waypoints highlight You can prevent access to modification and visibility of your
the group in the list and then select the SAVE GROUP softkey waypoints and routes by applying a transfer NMEA
Password can send and receive waypoints to and from other NMEA When Password Protection is enabled and you are attempting to
compatible devices access a password protected function for the first time during a
powercycle the system will request confirmation of your password
Note If the system receives an active waypoint over SeaTalk before you can
or NMEA it is displayed but cannot be edited Waypoints
received over SeaTalk are distinguished by an S waypoint Access WPTS key functions This does not affect the operation of
icon Waypoints received over NMEA are distinguished by an the MOB function
N waypoint icon Access ROUTE softkey waypoints on NMEA
Create a route from a track All other track functions are
Press the DATA button
2 Select the ARCHIVE AND TRANSFER softkey Archive or transfer any waypoints
3 Select the TRANSFER ON NMEA softkey Enter the Waypoint Password Setup menu
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Note Once you have provided a password to the system it must 7 Enter the password 1 to 16 characters and case sensitive
be entered to access the Password Setup submenu regardless 8 Press the OK button
of the whether Password Protection is set to ON or OFF 9 Repeat Steps 7 to 8 to confirm the password
10 Add a hint to help you remember the password optional
Note Raymarine strongly recommends that you backup your
waypoint data BEFORE password protecting your waypoints 11 Press the OK button
This is so that in the event that you forget your password you The password is now set and protection enabled although access
can easily restore your waypoints to the waypoint and route functions remains available until you
restart your multifunction Changing the waypoints password
When Password Protection is ON and you have not entered a
password you will NOT be able to 1 Press the MENU button
2 Select the System Setup menu item
View details of waypoint and route databases
3 Select the Waypoint Password Setup menu item
Edit waypoints or routes 4 Select the Change Password menu item
Goto an existing waypoint 5 Enter your new waypoints password 1 to 16 characters and
case sensitive
Follow a route
6 Press the OK button
View waypoints on screen even when the SHOWHIDE status 7 Repeat Steps 5 to 6 to confirm the password
is set to SHOW
8 Enter a hint to help you remember the password optional
View waypoint names on screen even when WAYPOINT NAME 9 Press the OK button
is set to ON
All other options including GOTO CURSOR are unaffected Disabling password protection for waypoints
1 Press the MENU a password for waypoints
2 Select the System Setup menu item
1 Press the MENU button 3 Select the Waypoint Password Setup menu item
2 Select the System Setup menu item 4 When prompted enter your existing waypoints password
3 Select the Waypoint Password Setup menu item 5 Press the OK button
4 Select the ON option for the Enable Password menu item 6 Select the OFF option for the Enable Password menu item
5 Press the OK button 7 Press the OK button
6 Read the displayed warning and press the YES softkey to
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52 Routes Build and save a route for use when required stored in the route
list
A route is a series of waypoints typically used to assist with passage Navigate follow and navigation
Manage and edit routes stored on the system
A route is displayed on screen as a series of waypoints linked by a
line You can also build a route from an existing track Select the My
Tracks icon to access track functions on the home screen
Route building
A route can consist of a combination of
New waypoints which you place on the screen as required andor
existing waypoints selected from a list displayed on screen
Note A route can also be created from a track
As each waypoint is added it is assigned an index number
corresponding to its position in the route and drawn on the chart
D117501 using the currently specified symbol The following should be noted
When a route is being built it is not active and does not affect
Route features any current navigation
You cannot save a new route if any of the waypoints within it are
There are a range of route features for building navigating and
currently routes
Route features are accessed from Building a route on the chart
In the chart the chart application by positioning the cursor over an
existing route on the chart 1 Select the PLANNING softkey
2 Select the BUILD NEW ROUTE softkey
the chart application by using the Navigation Options
softkey 3 Select the desired position on the chart for either a new or an
existing waypoint as required
the home screen by selecting My Routes This displays the 4 Select the appropriate option on the softkey toolbar
Routes list
To use an existing waypoint select the USE THIS WAYPOINT
The route features allow you to softkey
Build a temporary route for immediate use Quick Route For a new waypoint select the PLACE WAYPOINT softkey
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5 Repeat Steps 3 to 4 for each subsequent waypoint until the
route is complete
6 To follow the route immediately without saving it for future use
Quick Route select the FOLLOW QUICK ROUTE softkey
7 To save the route for future use press the SAVE ROUTE softkey
Note If you place a waypoint at the wrong position press the
UNDO WAYPOINT a route using the waypoint list
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1 Select the PLANNING softkey
2 Select the BUILD NEW ROUTE softkey Note If a track break occurs only the last segment is converted
to a route
3 Select the USE WAYPOINT LIST softkey
4 Highlight the waypoint you want to use from the waypoint list
Building a route from a track
5 Select the INSERT WAYPOINT softkey
In the chart Repeat Steps 4 to 5 for each existing waypoint you want to add 1 Select the PLANNING softkey
to the route until the route is complete
2 Select the MY TRACKS softkey
7 To follow the route immediately without saving it for future use
Quick Route select the FOLLOW QUICK ROUTE softkey The Track List is displayed
3 Select the CREATE ROUTE FROM TRACK softkey
8 To save the route for future use select the SAVE ROUTE softkey
4 Highlight the required track in the list
Build a route from a track 5 Select the CREATE ROUTE FROM TRACK softkey
You can create a route from a recorded track 6 Select the YES softkey to name the route or NO to accept the
default route name
When a track is converted the system creates the closest route
through the recorded track using the minimum number of On completion the maximum deviation of the route from Each waypoint created will
be saved with the depth and recorded track is displayed and the new route is added to the data if applicable for that position
list It can now be displayed edited and erased etc in the same
way as other routes in the system
Building a route from a track displayed on the chart
In the chart application
1 Position the cursor over the required track
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2 Select the CREATE ROUTE FROM TRACK softkey 2 After adding the final waypoint in your route press the FOLLOW
3 Select the YES softkey to name the route or NO to accept the QUICK ROUTE softkey
default route name
Note You can stop following a route at any time by pressing
A route will be created and the current track will continue to be the STOP FOLLOW until you select the STOP TRACK softkey
If you do not rename a quick route it will be overwritten and its
waypoints deleted when a new quick route is a route
Following a stored route
In the chart application
1 Select the NAVIGATION softkey
2 Select the FOLLOW ROUTE OPTIONS softkey
The Route List is displayed
3 Select the route you want to follow
4 Select the FOLLOW ROUTE softkey
Note You can stop following a route at any time by selecting
the STOP FOLLOW softkey
can follow any route stored on the display When following Cancelling navigation of a route
a route you visit each waypoint in order You may also use the From the chart navigation route options in conjunction with a compatible
autopilot to
1 Select the STOP FOLLOW navigate along your chosen route
There are a number of ways to select the follow route option Arriving at a waypoint
Using a temporary Quick Route As your boat approaches a waypoint the waypoint arrival alarm
provides a warning
From a selected waypoint or any leg within a route
1 Press the ACKNOWLEDGE softkey
Using a stored route within the route list
Once the alarm is acknowledged the next waypoint is selected and
You can also follow any route in reverse order the display updates to indicate the next leg of the a quick route
Note You can set the approach distance radius at which the
In the chart application waypoint arrival alarm will sound using the alarm setup menu
1 Build your route
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waypoint in a route
You can skip the current active waypoint and advance to the next
waypoint in a route at any time
While following a route in the chart Press the GOTO softkey or position the cursor over the route
2 Press the ADVANCE WAYPOINT softkey
Note If the current destination is the last waypoint the chart
advances on to the first waypoint in the a route in reverse order
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In the chart application In the event that you steer offtrack you can go straight to your
1 Select the NAVIGATION softkey target by resetting XTE
2 Select the FOLLOW ROUTE OPTIONS softkey
Resetting Cross Track Error XTE
The Route List is displayed
While following a route in the chart Select the route you want to follow
1 Press the RESTART XTE softkey
4 Select the REVERSE AND FOLLOW softkey
Resetting XTE results in a new course from the current vessel
Note You can stop following a route at any time by selecting position to the current target waypoint This does not affect your
the STOP FOLLOW softkey saved Track Error XTE Erasing a route
Cross Track Error XTE is the amount of deviation from your In the chart route or waypoint expressed as a distance 1 Select
the PLANNING softkey
2 Select the MY ROUTES softkey
3 Highlight the required route from the list
4 Select the ERASE ROUTE softkey
5 Select YES to confirm the action or NO to cancel
Note You can delete any route except for the one that you are
currently following When you erase a route only those waypoints
associated with that route are waypoints routes and tracks
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Review or edit a route 1 Select the PLANNING are a variety of attributes associated with routes These
can 2 Select the MY ROUTES softkey
be reviewed and edited 3 Select the route you want to add a waypoint to
You can 4 Select the AMEND ROUTE COURSE softkey
Show or hide a route on the chart screen 5 Select the USE WAYPOINT LIST softkey
Review details of the route 6 Highlight the righthand column of the list
7 Use the trackpad to select the appropriate place for the waypoint
Add and remove waypoints
8 Press the trackpad left to highlight the lefthand column of the list
Move waypoints within a route
9 Highlight the waypoint you want to insert at the start of the route
Reverse a route 10 Select the INSERT WAYPOINT softkey
Change the name or color of a route 11 Press the OK button
Erase a route
Adding a waypoint to a route on the chart screen
Show or hide a route on the chart screen In the chart Adjust the line thickness for routes
1 Move the cursor over the appropriate leg of the route
Note An active route can be edited with the exception of the The softkeys change to provide route functions
target waypoint If a waypoint being edited becomes the target 2 Select the INSERT WAYPOINT softkey
then the system shall cancel the edit the waypoint shall remain in 3 Move the cursor so that it stretches the leg of the route to the
its original position desired position on the chart
4 Select the PLACE WAYPOINT a route to review or edit
1 Do one of the following to select the required route Removing a waypoint from a route
In the chart application
With the chart application active select a route on screen
then press the Review Edit This Route softkey 1 Using the trackpad move the cursor over the waypoint you want
to remove
With the chart application active use the following softkey
sequence Navigation options Planning My Routes and 2 Press the REMOVE WAYPOINT softkey
select the required route from the list Moving a waypoint within a route
From the home screen select My routes and select the In the chart application
required route from the list
1 Move the cursor over the waypoint you want to move
Adding a waypoint to a stored route The softkeys change to provide waypoint options
In the chart application 2 Select the MOVE WAYPOINT softkey
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3 Move the cursor so that it stretches the leg of the route to the 53 Tracks
desired position on the chart
4 Select the PLACE WAYPOINT softkey A track is an onscreen trail that shows the route you have taken
This trail is made up of a series of track points which are a route You can save the track to
create a permanent record
of where you have been
In the chart Ensure that you are not following a route press the STOP
FOLLOW softkey to stop following a route
2 Position the cursor over the appropriate route
3 Press the REVERSE ROUTE softkey
The waypoints in the route are renumbered and the route name
is or hiding a route
In the chart Using the trackpad position the cursor over the appropriate
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2 Press the HIDE ROUTE softkey With tracks you the thickness of route lines
Review where you have been
In the chart application Create a route from a track
1 Press the MENU button
2 Using the trackpad select the Chart Setup option Creating a track
3 Using the trackpad select the Route Width menu item In the chart Using the trackpad select the appropriate route line thickness
1 Select the NAVIGATION softkey
5 Press the OK button 2 Select the START TRACK softkey
As you navigate your vessel your journey is automatically recorded
as a track
Note If the power fails whilst a track is being recorded or the
position fix is lost a break will occur in the track Only the last
segment of a track can be converted into a route
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Note If the maximum number of tracking points is reached you With the chart application active use the following softkey
will be warned The track will continue to be recorded with the sequence Navigation options Planning My Tracks
earlier tracking points being overwritten From the home screen select My tracks
You can then proceed and review or edit the required track using
Erasing a track the options the chart Select the PLANNING softkey
Track interval
The track interval specifies the time period or distance between
2 Select the MY TRACKS softkey
the points in a track
3 Highlight the required track from the list You can adjust the interval between points which can help ensure
4 Select the ERASE TRACK softkey best use of the available storage
5 Select the YES softkey to confirm the action or NO to cancel The settings are available from the Chart Setup Menu
Note You can also erase all tracks at once using the DATA Record Vessel Track By specifies the interval type Auto
ARCHIVE AND TRANSFER function Time Distance
Track Interval specifies the interval value for example 15
and editing a track For example when creating a track for a long journey an interval
You can review and edit aspects of the tracks stored set to Auto could result in rapid use of all of the storage available
You can for track points In this case selecting a higher value for the Track
Interval would provide capacity for a longer track
Erase a track
Setting the track interval
Create a route from a track
In the chart Show or hide a track on the chart only available from the chart 1 Press the MENU button
application 2 Select Chart Setup
Change the name of a track 3 Select the Record Vessel Track By option and set to the
Change the color of a track appropriate value
Auto The track interval is automatically set
Erase a track
Time The track points are placed at regular intervals of a track to review or edit
Distance The track points are placed at regular intervals of
1 Do one of the following to select the required track distance
With the chart application active select a track on screen 4 Select the Track interval and set to the appropriate value
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Units of time from the list displayed available if record track 54 Waypoints routes and tracks storage
interval by is set to time
capacity
Units of distance from the list displayed available if record
track interval by is set to distance The display can store the following quantities of waypoints routes
and tracks
Greyed out no options are available if the record track
interval by is set to auto Waypoints 3000 Waypoints
100 waypoint groups
Routes 150 routes each consisting of up to 50 waypoints
Tracks 15 tracks each consisting of up to 10000 track waypoints routes and tracks
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72 GSeries User 6 Using the contents
61 Chart application overview on page 74
62 Vessel position and orientation on page 76
63 Chart views on page 79
64 Chart planning options on page 83
65 Chart navigation options on page 83
66 Measuring distances and bearings on page 84
67 Chart vectors on page 85
68 Current information on page 86
69 Tide information on page 87
610 Chart object information on page 89
611 Chart layers on page 90
612 Chart presentation on page 94
613 Chart setup on page 97
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61 Chart application overview
The chart application provides an electronic chart with and navigation features It combines 2D and 3D provides a variety of cartographic information
regarding and charted uses for the chart application include
Monitor your vessel location and heading
Interpret your Measure distance and bearing
Navigate using waypoints
Plan and Navigate using routes
Multiple Monitor fixed and moving objects using radar overlay
With most applications it is possible to run 4 instances of the same
Monitor vessels in your vicinity using AIS data application at any one time However there are 2 exceptions to
Keep track and record your course this which are
View information for charted objects Chart application maximum 2 simultaneous instances per
multifunction display
Overlay NOWRad weather information
Sirius satellite radio application maximum 1 instance per
Overlay aerial photos and other chart enhancements multifunction display at any one time
Note To obtain full 3D detail you must have chart cards Video application maximum 1 instance per containing 3D cartography for the
appropriate geographic area display at any one time
You can also use your multifunction display to customize your to your own particular requirements and
Chart datum
You can The chart datum setting affects the accuracy of the vessel position
information displayed in the chart Alter the way the chart is drawn in relation to your vessel and the
direction you are travelling in chart orientation and motion mode In order for your GPS receiver and multifunction display to correlate
accurately with your paper charts they must be using the same
Manage and edit chart data you have entered datum
Control the level of detail displayed
GSeries User default datum for your multifunction display is WGS1984 If Gold
this is not the datum used by your paper charts you can change
the datum for your multifunction display using the MENU Chart Gold
Setup Datum menu item Platinum
When you change the datum for your multifunction display the
grid will subsequently move according to the new datum and
the of the cartographic features will also change FishN Your multifunction display will attempt to set up any
GPS receiver to the new datum as follows Hotmaps
If you have a Raymarine GPS receiver using SeaTalk or Note Refer to the Raymarine website for
SeaTalkng it will automatically correlate each time you change the the latest list of supported chart cards
datum on the multifunction display
If you have a Raymarine GPS receiver using NMEA0183 or a
thirdparty GPS receiver you must correlate it separately Chart cards overview
It may be possible to use your multifunction display to correlate an Chart cards provide additional cartographic GPS receiver Go to MENU GPS
Status If the datum Obtain detailed cartographic information for the area that
version is displayed it may be possible to change it by selecting the you navigate using Navionics chart cards To check the
OTHER SETUP softkey and choosing the appropriate datum If the current availability of Navionics chart card types GPS receiver does NOT
state which datum it is using visit or The amount of
you must select the NMEA0183 GPS datum using the MENU GPS cartographic detail shown varies for different areas and for Other Setup
NMEA0183 GPS Datum menu item scales The chart scale in use is indicated in the status bar the
Note Raymarine recommends that you check the displayed number represents the distance in nautical miles horizontally across
vessel position in the chart application against your actual the chart
proximity to a known charted object A typical GPS has an You can remove and insert chart cards while a chart is displayed
accuracy of between 5 and 15 m provided that you follow the correct procedure The chart information
is retained onscreen until the chart application redraws the screen
for example when you pan outside the current area or use the
Chart compatibility Range button to change the chart scale
Your multifunction display is supplied with embedded charts You can also insert Navionics chart cards to get
enhanced chart detail and additional chart multifunction display is compatible with the following cards
Silver
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Caution Care of chart cards 62 Vessel position and orientation
To avoid irreparable damage to andor loss of data
from chart cards
Vessel position on the chart display
Your current position is represented on screen by a boat symbol
Ensure that chart cards are fitted the correct way
around DO NOT try to force a card into position The boat symbol is shown below
DO NOT save data waypoints routes and so on
to a chart card as the charts may be overwritten D66271
DO NOT use a metallic instrument such as a Boat symbol
screwdriver or pliers to remove a chart card
Note The boat symbol can be customized so may appear
Safe removal Use the Remove Card menu option
differently on your display
before removing the chart card
If neither heading nor Course Over Ground COG data is available
the vessel is shown as a solid circle If positional data has been
selected for display your position will be displayed in the data bar
under VES POS
Chart orientation
The orientation of a chart refers to the relationship between the
chart and the direction that you are travelling in
It is used in conjunction with motion mode to control how your
vessel and chart relate to one another and how they are displayed
on screen
The mode you choose applies to all chart instances and is restored
at power up
The following options are GSeries User Up
Nup Note It is not possible to select Head Up when the motion mode
is set to True
Course Up Cup
In North Up mode the chart orientation is fixed with true As your heading changes the vessel symbol This is the default mode for the chart
application In Course Up mode the chart picture is stabilized and shown with
Head Up Hup your current course upwards As your vessels heading changes
the ship symbol moves accordingly If you select a new course the
picture will reset to display the new course upwards The reference
used for CourseUp depends upon the information available at a
given time The system always prioritizes this information in the
following order
1 Bearing from origin to destination ie intended course
2 Locked heading from an Autopilot
3 Bearing to waypoint
4 Instantaneous heading
Head Up mode displays the chart with your vessels current heading
If heading data becomes unavailable whilst in this mode a As the heading changes the vessel symbol remains fixed
message will be shown and the chart uses 0 heading in relative
and the chart picture rotates accordingly
motion
Note To prevent continuous backwards and forwards rotations
Setting the chart orientation
as the vessel yaws from sidetoside the chart will not update
unless the heading changes by at least 10 degrees from the last In the chart application
displayed orientation 1 Press the MENU the chart
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2 Select Chart Setup When the motion mode is set to Relative the position of your vessel
3 Use the Chart Orientation menu item to select the HeadUp is fixed on the screen and the chart picture moves relative to your
NorthUp or CourseUp option as appropriate vessel You can use the MENU Chart Setup Vessel Offset
menu item to determine whether the vessel is fixed in the centre of
the window 0 offset or offset by 13 or 23 If you change the offset
Chart motion mode to 13 or 23 the view ahead of your vessel will be motion mode controls the
relationship between the chart and In the example shown above the motion mode has been set to
your vessel Relative with a vessel offset of 13 The vessel is fixed in the offset
position and the chart moves motion mode is active as your vessel moves the chart is
redrawn to keep the vessel onscreen The 3 motion modes are True Motion
Relative Motion
True Motion
Autorange
Note In the 3D chart view the only available motion mode is
Relative Motion When the motion mode is set to True the chart is fixed and the
vessel moves in true perspective to fixed landmasses on the screen
The current motion mode applies to all instances of the chart As the vessels position approaches the edge of the screen including those
running on networked displays chart picture is automatically reset to reveal the area ahead of the
When you pan the chart or select FIND CURSOR the motion mode vessel
is no longer active This is indicated in the status bar by brackets Note It is not possible to select True Motion when the the motion mode for
example RM This enables you to is set to Head Up
view another area of the chart whilst navigating To reset the motion
mode and return your vessel to the screen select FIND SHIP
changing the range in autorange also suspends motion
mode The default setting is relative motion with zero offset The
mode that you select is restored at power up
Relative Motion with optional vessel offset
Autorange selects and maintains the largest possible scale of chart
that will display both the vessel and the target waypoint Autorange
is not available if radarchart is on
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mode 63 Chart views
In the chart application
The chart is viewed and manipulated in 3 dimensions It can be
1 Press the MENU button viewed from directly overhead 2D view or at an angle 3D view
2 Select Chart Setup
3 Use the Motion Mode menu item to select the appropriate
the vessel offset value
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1 Press the MENU button
2 Select Chart Setup
3 Use the Vessel Offset menu item to select the 0 13 or 23 360
option as your vessel the chart
application 2D chart view The chart automatically reverts to 2D mode when
1 Press the FIND softkey and select the SHIP option viewed directly from above
Your vessel is displayed in the center of the chart 3D chart view The chart operates in 3D mode whenever it is
2 To mark this position press the WPTS MOB button twice then not viewed directly from above
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2D chart view Item 2D chart view displays a range of information to help you
5 Motion mode states the current motion mode True or
Autorange
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 6 Cartographic objects use the Cartography Setup menu
to choose which objects to display
7 AIS target a vessel broadcasting AIS information
8 Chart type indicates the type of chart in use Fish or
Navigation
9 Status bar displays the status of externally connected
Item Description
1 Range horizontal distance across screen halfway up the
window or at Shown in selected system
units
2 Waypoint with arrival circle
3 Orientation states the orientation mode that the chart is
using Northup Headup or Courseup
4 Vessel symbol shows your current
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3D chart view Item 3D chart view includes a number of functions to
help you 6 the white cross indicates the your vessel
of chart view at the water level
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 7 Cartographic objects use the Cartography Setup
menu to choose which objects to display
8 Rotation shows in degrees true how far the
onscreen view has been rotated from your vessels
heading
9 North arrow 3D indication of True North in relation
to the chart view The north arrow also tilts to indicate
pitch angle
Manipulating the chart view
Use a combination of the rotary control trackpad and range keys to
manipulate the chart view
Rotary control is used for pitch and rotate
Item Description
Trackpad is used for panning
1 Range horizontal distance across screen halfway
up the window or at center of view Shown in selected
system units
2 Vessel symbol your vessels current position
3 Depth Scale approximate depth beneath your vessel Range key is used to zoom in and out
4 Waypoint with arrival circle RANGE
5 Orientation states the orientation mode that the chart IN
is using
Using the chart
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1 Chart pitch 4 Pan Use the trackpad to pan the chart
i If the chart is in 3D mode select the Pitch option from the
softkey toolbar Switching between 2D3D chart view
ii Use the rotary control to change the pitch angle of the chart
display You can quickly toggle between 2D and 3D views
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1 Select the PRESENTATION softkey
2 Select the 2D or 3D option using the VIEW Rotate only available when the chart is in 3D mode
i Select the Rotate option from the softkey toolbar
ii Use the rotary dial to rotate the chart Zoom Use the range key to zoom in or out of the chart
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options 65 Chart navigation options
The chart provides features to help plan your navigation to a chosen The chart provides features to help navigate to a chosen
The Navigation Options are found on the chart toolbar softkeys
The options are found on the chart softkeys Navigation options Navigation Planning
Ruler Provides options to measure distance
Build new route Allows you to build a route using a series
of waypoints Goto Cursor Will set the cursor position as the active
My Routes View and edit routes stored on the system
Follow Route Options Provides options to navigate to a
My Tracks View and edit tracks stored on the system Start route stored on the system
or stop a track
Goto Waypoint options Provides options to navigate to a
My Waypoints View and edit waypoints stored on the system waypoint stored on the system
Start Track Will initiate a track on screen to plot
your course as you the chart
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66 Measuring distances and bearings Clearing the chart ruler
In the chart can use the databar information and the ruler to in the chart application 1 Select the NAVIGATION
softkey
You can determine the distance and bearing 2 Select the RULER softkey
3 Select the CLEAR RULER softkey
from your boat to the position of the cursor
between two points on the chart
Note You must have Cursor Position data displayed in the
databar when making measurements Go to MENU Databar
Setup Configure to customize the the chart ruler
In the chart Position the cursor at the start point of your measurement or
bearing
2 Select the NAVIGATION softkey
3 Select the RULER softkey
4 Position the cursor at the end point of your measurement or
bearing The range and bearing is displayed
5 Press the OK button to fix the new ruler the chart ruler
In the chart application with the ruler displayed
1 Select the NAVIGATION softkey
2 Select the RULER softkey
3 Use the ADJUST A or ADJUST B softkey to select the start
or end point as Move the cursor to the new ruler position
5 Press the OK button to fix the new ruler position
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Note If neither Speed Over Ground SOG or heading data is
available vectors cannot be vectors display indicators for heading and COG and wind
and tide direction
Vector length
A range of vector graphics can be superimposed on to the The following vectors can be independently enabled or The length
of the HDG and COG vector lines is determined by the
disabled in the 2D set up menu accessible from the Chart Setup distance your vessel will travel in the time you have
specified 3
Menu mins 6 mins or Infinite in the Chart Setup Menu at the current
speed Any times that you specify will apply to all chart views and if
the Infinite option is selected the vector will extend to the edge of
the chart window
Enabling and disabling chart vectors
In the 2D chart view
1 Press the MENU button
2 Select Chart Setup
3 Select 2D set up
4 Select the ON or OFF option for the Heading Vector COG
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Vector Tide Arrow or Wind Arrow menu items as Vector descriptions
HDG heading vector a red line shows the vessels heading An arrow head
is used if the vector length is set to a value other than infinite
COG Course Over Ground vector a green line indicates the vessels
actual course A double arrow head is used if the vector length is set to a value
other than infinite
Tide arrow tide is displayed as a blue line with solid arrow head pointing
away from your vessel in the direction of the tidal set The width of the arrow
indicates the tide strength
Wind arrow wind direction is displayed as a yellow line with solid arrow
heads pointing towards your vessel indicating the wind direction The width of
the arrow indicates the wind the chart
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68 Current information The color of the arrow indicates the flow speed
Red increasing current flow current information
Blue decreasing current flow speed
The electronic charts may allow animation of the current stations The animation
can be viewed continuously or incrementally for
a time period that you specify You can also set the date for the
animation and start or restart the animation at any point within a
24hour period If the system does not have a valid date and time
the date used will be midday for the system default date
Note Not all electronic charts support the animated currents
feature
Viewing animated current information
In the chart application
1 Position the cursor over a current icon
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The softkeys change to provide current information is available in the chart a symbol with a C is displayed 3 Select
the Animate softkey
This symbol indicates the availability of animated current information The softkeys change to provide animation options
for the location
Controlling you position the cursor over a current symbol the softkeys In the chart application with an animation to provide
the animation options 1 To start or stop the animation select the ANIMATION PLAY
When you select the ANIMATE softkey the current PAUSE are replaced with dynamic current arrows which indicate
2 To view the animation in steps select the STEP BACK or STEP
the direction and strength of the currents FWD softkeys
Current animation 3 To set the animation step interval pause any playing animations
and then select the SET TIME INTERVAL softkey
4 To set the animation date select the SET DATE softkey The
Edit Date screen shows the following options
Arrows indicate the direction of current flows
The length of the arrow indicates the flow rate
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TODAYS Set the animation date to the current date 69 Tide information
DATE
PREV DATE Set the animation date to 24hours previous to Animated tide information
current date The electronic charts may allow animation of the tide information
NEXT DATE Set the animation date to 24hours ahead of tide stations
current date Animated current information is available in the chart application
wherever a symbol with a T is displayed
EDIT DATE Opens the Edit Date popup screen use the
trackpad or rotary control to enter the date for This symbol indicates the availability of animated tide information for
which you want to see an animation the location
5 Press OK to save the new date and return to the animation or When you position the cursor over a tide symbol the softkeys
CANCEL to ignore the date change and return to the animation change to provide the animation options
leaving the date setting unchanged
When you select the ANIMATE softkey the tide
symbols are replaced with the dynamic tide bar which indicates details of currents predicted tide height for
the actual time and date
In the chart application Tide animation
1 Position the cursor over the current symbol
The softkeys change to provide options Tide height is indicated by a gauge The gauge is comprised
2 Press the OK button to display information for that current of 8 levels which are set according to the absolute minimum
3 Select the VIEW CURRENT STATION softkey maximum values of that particular day
4 To move the time selector use the trackpad The color of the arrow on the tide gauges indicates changes in
5 To change the displayed date use the appropriate softkeys the tide height
Red increasing tide height
Blue decreasing tide height
The animation can be viewed continuously or incrementally for
a time period that you specify You can also set the date for the
animation and start or restart the animation at any point within a
24hour period If the system does not have a valid date and time
the date used will be midday for the system default date
Note Not all electronic charts support the animated tides the chart
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Viewing animated tide information Displaying details of tides
In the chart application In the chart Position the cursor over a tide icon 1 Position
the cursor over the tide symbol
2 Press the OK button to display the Object Info dialog box 2 Press the OK button to display information for that tide
The softkeys change to provide tiderelated options The softkeys change to provide tiderelated options
3 Select the Animate softkey 3 Select the VIEW TIDE STATION softkey
The softkeys change to provide animation options 4 To move the time selector use the trackpad or rotary animations
5 To change the displayed date use the appropriate softkeys
In the chart application with an animation displayed
1 To start or stop the animation select the ANIMATION PLAY
PAUSE softkey
2 To view the animation in steps select the STEP BACK or STEP
FWD softkeys
3 To set the animation step interval pause any playing animations
and then select the SET TIME INTERVAL softkey
4 To set the animation date select the SET DATE softkey The
Edit Date screen shows the following options
TODAYS Set the animation date to the current date
DATE
PREV DATE Set the animation date to 24hours previous to
current date
NEXT DATE Set the animation date to 24hours ahead of
current date
EDIT DATE Opens the Edit Date popup screen use the
trackpad or rotary control to enter the date for
which you want to see an animation
5 Press OK to save the new date and return to the animation or
CANCEL to ignore the date change and return to the animation
leaving the date setting GSeries
User Chart object information 1 Position the cursor over the object
A popup is displayed showing the basic object can display additional information on the chart for ports and marinas
2 Press the OK button
You can also search for the nearest instance of a particular chart Detailed information for that object is displayed and the and search for
ports by name change to provide the FIND NEAREST and SEARCH BY NAME
on the chart card you are using you can view some or
3 If the object information includes more than one subject area use
all of the following additional information
the rotary control to highlight and select the required Details of each cartographic object that is marked on the chart
including source data for structures lines open sea areas and
so on
Searching for the nearest chart object by type
Details of ports port features and business services In the chart application
1 Press the OK button
Pilot book information similar to what you would see in a marine
almanac Pilot book information is available at certain ports The softkeys change to provide the object search options
2 Select the FIND NEAREST softkey
Panoramic photos of ports and marinas The availability of photos
is indicated by a camera symbol on the chart display A list of chart object types is displayed
3 Highlight the chart object in the list
There are 2 main ways of accessing object information
4 Press the OK button
At any time by pressing the OK button This provides a list of
A list is displayed of the available instances of that particular
chart objects and access to the FIND NEAREST and SEARCH
chart object
BY NAME softkeys
5 Highlight the chart object instance that you want to find
Using an object on the screen placing the cursor over the
6 Select the SHOW ON CHART softkey
object and pressing OK provides information specific to that
object and access to the FIND NEAREST and SEARCH BY
NAME options Searching for a port by name
Note The amount of object information available depends upon In the chart application
the electronic charts that you are using for your system For full 1 Press the OK button
details of the features available for your chart cards contact your The softkeys change to provide the search object options
chart card supplier
2 Select the SEARCH BY NAME softkey
3 Select the EDIT NAME chart object information The onscreen keyboard is displayed
In the chart application 4 Use the onscreen keyboard to enter the desired port name
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5 Select the SEARCH softkey 611 Chart layers
The search results are displayed
The chart has a number of content layers and display modes
6 Select an entry in the list to display more information
providing different kinds of display and information
You can overlay data onto a chart window to give greater depth of
Displaying pilot book information information The overlays available are
In the chart application when a port symbol is displayed Aerial overlay Provides an aerial satellite photography overlay
1 Position the cursor over the port symbol
NowRad weather 2D view only Provides the NowRad weather
2 Press the OK button radar overlay without the need to open a separate weather
The Object Info dialog is displayed application window
3 Select the Pilot Book menu item Weather reports 2D view only Provides weather reports
4 Highlight the relevant book or chapter without the need to open a separate weather application window
5 Select the VIEW PILOT BOOK softkey Radar overlay 2D view only Overlay radar onto the chart
AIS Targets 2D view only View and track AIS panoramic photos
Adjust Exaggeration 3D view only Adjust the 3D relief
In the chart application when a camera symbol is the availability of a photo Waypoint names 3D view only View waypoint names
1 Position the cursor over the camera symbol the chart
2 Press the OK button Note The layers require electronic charts with the Select the VIEW PHOTO softkey
feature support and may also require additional hardware and
service GSeries User photo overlay
Specifying aerial overlay opacity
Your electronic charts may include aerial photography In the 2D chart view
1 Select the 2D CHART LAYERS softkey
2 Use the AERIAL OVERLAY softkey to select the ON option
The opacity bar is displayed above the softkey
3 Use the rotary control to adjust the opacity between 1 and 100
Specifying the aerial overlay area
In the chart application with aerial photo overlay enabled
1 Press the MENU button
2 Select the Cartography Setup menu item
3 Select the Aerial Photo Overlay menu item
4 Select the On Land or On Land and Sea option as appropriate
5 Press the OK button
3D chart detail exaggeration
You can exaggerate the vertical size of objects on the 3D chart to
make it easier to interpret what you are seeing
Sometimes it is easier to see certain topographical features if they
are exaggerated Adjusting the exaggeration has the effect of
vertically stretching objects on the chart making it easier to see
their shape and position This could be particularly helpful if you
are fishing for photos cover the navigable waters up to 3 miles inside The resolution is dependent on the region covered by Adjusting the 3D
chart chart card
In the 3D chart aerial photo overlay 1 Select the PRESENTATION softkey
In the chart view 2 Select the 3D VIEW OPTIONS softkey
1 Select the 2D CHART LAYERS or 3D CHART LAYERS softkey 3 Select the ADJUST EXAGGERATION softkey
as appropriate 4 Using the trackpad select the required amount of Use the AERIAL OVERLAY softkey
to select the ON option
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Radar overlay Chart scale and radar range can combine the chart with the radar and MARPA
functions You can synchronize the radar range in all radar windows with the
to provide target tracking or to help you distinguish between fixed chart and other marine traffic When
is switched on
You can enhance the use of your chart by combining it with the
following radar features The radar range in all radar windows changes to match the chart
scale
MARPA
Sync is indicated in the top lefthand corner of the chart window
Radar overlay for between fixed and moving
objects If you change the radar range in any radar window all
synchronized chart views change scale to match
Using the radar to view MARPA targets on the chart
If you change the scale of a synchronized chart window all radar
The Mini Automatic Radar Plotting Aid MARPA function is used for windows change range to match
target tracking and risk analysis When the radar overlay is on all
MARPA targets are displayed in the chart window and associated Synchronizing the chart and radar range
MARPA functions can be accessed via the chart
In the 2D chart view
Using radar overlay to distinguish between fixed and moving 1 Select the PRESENTATION
2 Use the SYNC softkey to select the RDR option
You can overlay radar image data over your chart image allowing
3 Use the RANGE IN or OUT control to change the chart and
better distinction between fixed objects and other marine traffic For
radar range
best results switch on RadarChart to ensure radar
range and chart scale are synchronized Note Radar range is not available when the
Enabling radar overlay chart motion mode is set to AUTORANGE
In the 2D chart view
1 Select the 2D CHART LAYERS softkey
2 Use the RADAR OVERLAY softkey to select the ON MARPA controls on the chart
In the chart Select the target using the cursor
The MARPArelated softkeys are displayed
2 with Radar Overlay switched on press the
TARGET TRACKING softkey
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NOWRad weather overlay
With a suitable weather receiver connected to your 3nm display you can overlay
NOWRad weather information on the chart
display
The NOWRad weather overlay provides NOWRad weather
1nm information and reports in the chart application You can adjust the
intensity of the overlay to achieve optimal visibility of both chart
and weather rings give you an incremental of distance
from your vessel to help you judge distances at a glance The rings
are always centred on your vessel and the scale varies to suit your
current zoom setting Each ring is labelled with the distance from
your range rings
In the 2D chart view
1 Press the MENU button Note The NOWRad weather overlay can only be used in North
America and its coastal waters
2 Select Chart Setup
3 Select 2D Set Up
Enabling NOWRad weather overlay on the chart
4 Select the ON option for the 2D Range Rings menu item
In the 2D chart view
1 Select the 2D CHART LAYERS softkey
2 Select the ON option using the NOWRAD OVERLAY softkey
Choosing weather reports for display on the chart
In the 2D chart view
1 Select the 2D CHART LAYERS softkey
2 Select the WEATHER REPORTS the chart
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3 Use the TROPICAL STATEMENTS MARINE WARNINGS 612 Chart presentation
MARINE ZONE FORECASTS or WATCHBOX WARNINGS
softkeys to select the required weather reports The chart has a number of presentation options which affect the
level of detail types of objects and aspects of its operation
The presentation options available are
Sync Synchronize the radar and chart scales
Chart detail Set the level of object detail shown on the chart
Chart type Select fishing charts if supported by your chosen
chart supplier
View Toggle 2D and 3D perspective view
Accessing chart presentation options
In the chart application
1 Select the PRESENTATION softkey
2 Use the softkey toolbar to set the required options
Multiple chart You can synchronize the heading range and position information
across multiple chart views and networked displays SeaTalk hs
When chart is enabled
It is indicated by Chart Sync in the chart application status bar
Some softkey functions are not available with this feature and
are Any changes made to the heading range or position in any chart
instance will be reflected in all other chart instances
Note When the 2D and 3D chart views are synchronized the
Motion Mode is always Relative Motion
Synchronizing multiple chart instances
In the chart application
1 Select the PRESENTATION softkey
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2 Use the SYNC softkey to select the CHRT option Chart Detail
3 If you have networked displays repeat Step 2 in the chart
application on each display that you want to synchronize 5
Fish mode 5
Fish mode provides bathymetric contour data on the chart for use 9
during fishing
Before you can display bathymetric data in the chart application you 9
must have chart cards with the relevant level of detail
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data is shown on the chart providing that the chart card contains data for that particular location Certain chart detail is
also removed to ensure the bathymetric data can be seen clearly The chart detail setting determines the amount of cartographic detail
on the chart display shown in the chart the chart card does NOT contain bathymetric data the
chart Selecting the LOW option for the CHART DETAIL softkey hides the
reverts to the default NAV navigation data following cartographic Fish mode
Text
In the chart application Chart Select the PRESENTATION softkey
Spot soundings
2 Select the CHART TYPE softkey
Depth contours
3 Use the CHART USE softkey to select the FISH option
Light sectors
Note The CHART USE softkey is disabled if your cartography
Caution and routing Data
does NOT support the feature
Land and marine features
Business services if available for your chart card
Selecting the HIGH option shows these objects
Changing the level of chart detail
In the chart application
1 Select the PRESENTATION the chart
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2 Use the CHART DETAIL softkey to select the HIGH or LOW
option as GSeries User Chart setup
The set up for your chart and its cartography can be changed from the standard configuration to suit your particular you will probably only do this
when you first use the chart
you may decide to make subsequent adjustments once you become
more familiar with the system Any settings that you change are
retained even when you power the chart setup menu
In the chart Press the MENU button
2 Select the Chart Setup menu item
The Chart Setup Menu is the chart 97
Chart setup menu options
The following table describes the various options in the Chart Setup Menu for your multifunction display
Menu item Description Options
Chart Orientation Chart orientation is the relationship between the chart and the direction HeadUp
that you are travelling in This menu option enables you to choose
the orientation NorthUp default
CourseUp
2D Motion Mode The motion mode controls the relationship between the chart and Relative Motion default
your vessel This setting only applies to the 2D chart view The 3D
chart view is always set to Relative Motion regardless of the setting True Motion
you specify here Autorange
Vessel Offset Determines whether the vessel is fixed in the center of the window 0 0 default
offset or offset by 13 or 23 The 13 or 23 options provide a better
view ahead of your vessel 13
Vessel Icon Type Determines the type of vessel icon displayed in the chart application Sail default
Power
Vessel Icon Size Determines the size of vessel icon displayed in the chart application Small default
Large
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Menu item Description Options
3D set up Settings specific to the 3D chart view indicator
indicator determines whether a white cross is ON
displayed indicating the centre of view
OFF default
Trans Cone displays a transducer cone below the vessel icon
indicating the approximate scope of the fishfinder coverage Trans Cone
Depth Scale displays a scale below the vessel icon indicating ON
the approximate depth of the water underneath your vessel OFF default
Depth Scale
OFF default
2D set up Settings specific to the 2D chart view Heading Vector
Heading Vector displays a red vector line from your vessel icon ON
indicating your current heading The length of the line depends on
the value you specify for the Vector Length setting OFF default
COG Vector displays a green vector line from your vessel icon COG Vector
indicating your current Course Over Ground COG bearing The ON
length of the line depends on the value you specify for the Vector
Length setting OFF default
Tide Arrow displays a blue animated arrow indicating the Tide Arrow
direction of tides The width of the arrow indicates the tide strength
Wind Arrow displays a yellow animated arrow indicating the
wind direction The width of the arrow indicates the wind strength OFF default
Vector Length the distance your vessel travels in the time period Wind Arrow
specified for this option determines the length of the vector lines ON
drawn on the chart display This affects COG and HDG heading
vectors If the Infinite option is selected the vector will extend to OFF default
the edge of the chart window
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Menu item Description Options
Vector Width sets the width of the COG and HDG heading 3 Mins
chart vector lines
6 Mins
Route Width sets the width of route lines
Infinite default
Range Rings displays radar range rings on the chart display
Vector Width
Thin
Normal default
Wide
Route Width
Thin
Normal default
Wide
Range Rings
OFF default
Object Information Determines how further information is accessed for cartographic areas OFF
and objects
Points ON
OFF information is displayed for a cartographic object when you
All ON default
move the cursor over the object and press the OK button
ALL ON information is displayed for cartographic objects and
areas when you move the cursor over an object or area
Points ON information is displayed for a cartographic object
when you move the cursor over the
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Menu item Description Options
Record Vessel Track By Determines how track points are recorded on the chart Auto default
Auto track points are automatically created Time
Time track points are created based on time Distance
Distance track points are created based on distance
Track Interval Determines the interval that will be used for track point creation The If TIME is selected for the Record Vessel Track
options available depend on the option selected for the Record Vessel By menu item
Track By menu item as follows
2 secs
Auto if the Auto option is selected for the Record Vessel Track
By menu item no options are available for the Track Interval menu 5 secs
item 10 secs
Time if the Time option is selected for the Record Vessel Track 30 secs
By menu item you can use the Track Interval menu item to specify
the time interval 1 min
Distance if the Distance option is selected for the Record 3 min
Vessel Track By menu item you can use the Track Interval menu 5 min
item to specify the distance interval The units used for this setting
depend on the setting made for Distance Units in the MENU 10 min
System Setup Units Setup menu
30 min
If DISTANCE is selected for the Record Vessel
Track By menu item
002 nm sm km
005 nm sm km
01 nm sm km
02 nm sm km
05 nm sm km
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Menu item Description Options
10 nm sm km
System Datum In order for your GPS and chart to correlate accurately with your paper WGS1984 default
charts they must be using the same datum The default datum for your
display is WGS1984 If this is not suitable you can change the setting List of available datum
When you change the datum setting the chart grid will subsequently
move according to the new datum and the of
the cartographic features will also change accordingly The system
attempts to set up any GPS to the new mode and indicates whether
this was successful or not
Note Raymarine recommends that you check the displayed
vessel position in the chart application against your actual proximity
to a known charted object A typical GPS has an accuracy of
between 5 and 15 the cartography setup menu
In the chart Press the MENU button
2 Select the Cartography Setup menu item
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setup menu options
The following table describes the various options in the Cartography Setup Menu for your multifunction display
Menu item Description Options
Chart Display Determines the level of detail shown on the chart Simple
Detailed default
Extra Detailed
Chart Grid Determines whether grid lines representing longitude and latitude are OFF
displayed on the chart
ON default
OFF grid lines are NOT displayed
ON grid lines are displayed
Chart Text Determines whether chart text is displayed place names and so on OFF
OFF chart text is NOT displayed ON default
ON chart text is displayed
Chart Boundaries Determines whether a line indicating the chart boundary is displayed OFF
OFF chart boundary is NOT displayed ON default
ON chart boundary is displayed
Spot Soundings Determines whether a number indicating depth is displayed OFF
OFF depth is NOT displayed ON default
ON depth is the chart 103
Menu item Description Options
Safety Contour The chart will use this depth as the deep water boundary Water OFF
areas of depth greater than this will be colored using the appropriate
Deep Water Color 7 ft
10 ft
16 ft
20 ft
33 ft
66 ft default
Depth Contour The depth contour is shown on the chart display as a line indicating OFF
the depth at a particular position
16 ft
20 ft
33 ft
66 ft
ALL default
Nav Marks Determines whether navigation marks are displayed on the chart OFF
OFF navigation marks are NOT displayed ON default
ON navigation marks are displayed
Nav Marks Symbols Determines which set of navigation mark symbols is used International default
or US These symbols correspond to paper charts
Light Sectors Determines whether the sector of light cast by a fixed beacon is OFF
displayed or not
ON default
OFF sector of light is NOT displayed
ON sector of light is GSeries
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Menu item Description Options
Caution Routing Data Determines whether caution and routing data is displayed or not OFF
OFF caution and routing data is NOT displayed ON default
ON caution and routing data is displayed
Marine Features When this menu item is set to ON the following waterbased OFF
cartographic features are displayed
ON default
Cables
Nature of seabed points
Tide stations
Current stations
Port information
Land Features When this menu item is set to ON landbased cartographic features OFF
are displayed
ON default
Deep Water Color Determines the color used to shade areas of deep water The depth White default
used to determine areas of deep water is specified by the Safety
Contour setting Blue
Business Services When this menu item is set to ON symbols indicating the location of OFF
a business will be shown
ON default
Panoramic Photos Determines whether panoramic photos are available for landmarks OFF default
such as ports and marinas
Roads Determines whether major coastal roads are displayed on the chart OFF
OFF coastal roads are NOT displayed ON default
ON coastal roads are the chart 105
Menu item Description Options
Additional Wrecks Determines whether extended information for new wrecks is displayed OFF
ON default
Aerial Photo Overlay Determines the areas of the chart covered by the aerial photo overlay On Land default
feature
On Land and Sea
On Land and Shallow
Colored Seabed Areas Provides greater definition of the seabed This applies only to limited OFF default
areas where the extra detail is available
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autopilot contents
71 Enabling the autopilot control function on page 108
72 Disengaging the autopilot in an emergency on page 108
73 GSeries keyboard autopilot controls on page 109
74 Autopilot dialog box on page 110
75 Autopilot control options on page 110
76 Dodge control on page 111
77 Autopilot status symbols on page 114
78 Autopilot alarms on page 115
Using autopilot control 107
71 Enabling the autopilot control 72 Disengaging the autopilot in an
function emergency
1 Press the MENU button While following a route using the autopilot
2 Select System Setup 1 Press and release the POWER button
3 Select System Integration 2 Press the PILOT STANDBY softkey
4 Use the Autopilot Control menu item to select the Enabled The autopilot is disengaged and put into standby mode
GSeries User GSeries keyboard autopilot controls When you press the GOTO or FOLLOW ROUTE softkey in the
chart can use the GSeries Command Center keyboard to control
your autopilot When you are following a route or going to a waypoint or cursor
position and place the cursor over an active route or waypoint
Note For information on connecting an autopilot to your system on the chart and press the STOP GOTO STOP FOLLOW or
refer to the documentation that accompanies the autopilot ADVANCE WAYPOINT softkey
When you arrive at a target waypoint
You can access the autopilot control functions using the softkeys
If you are using the GSeries Command Center keyboard you can
also access these functions using the dedicated Dodge Standby
and Pilot buttons on the keyboard
Press the PILOT button at any time to display the Pilot Control
dialog
Press the STANDBY button at any time to display the Pilot Control
dialog and place the autopilot into Standby mode
Press the DODGE button at any time to display the Pilot Dodge
Control dialog requires a SeaTalkng autopilot
Note To control an autopilot from a GSeries keyboard the
Autopilot Control option in the System Integration menu must be
set to the Autopilot Control function enabled you can use your
keyboard to
Engage the autopilot and instruct it to follow a route or a waypoint
Disengage the autopilot
Silence the waypoint arrival alarm
Pilot Control dialog
The autopilot control functions on your multifunction display are
centered around the Pilot Control dialog This dialog is displayed in
the following situations
When you press the PILOT button on the autopilot control
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74 Autopilot dialog box 75 Autopilot control options
The autopilot dialog box provides important information when Your multifunction display enables you to navigate to using the integrated
autopilot controls waypoints using the autopilot control options
The following information is displayed When you arrive at a waypoint the Pilot Control dialog is displayed
providing the following options
Autopilot information including status and heading
Option Description
Waypoint information including name bearing and distance
ENGAGE PILOT TRACK Engages the autopilot and continues
Turn angle The turn angle is only available for SPX autopilots
to the next waypoint in the route This
connected using SeaTalkng This indicates the direction and
option is not available if you have
severity of turns to be made under autopilot
reached the last waypoint in the autopilot dialog CLEAR ALARM Silences the
waypoint arrival alarm
Continues on the current heading
STANDBY Cancels the waypoint arrival alarm
and disengages the autopilot
AUTO Cancels the waypoint arrival alarm and
engages the autopilot in auto mode If
you just arrived at the last waypoint in
the route the autopilot continues on
the current locked heading
Engaging the autopilot
In the chart application
1 Select the NAVIGATION arrival 2 Select the GOTO CURSOR FOLLOW ROUTE OPTIONS or
When arriving at a waypoint the dialog title bar turns red to indicate GOTO WAYPOINT OPTIONS softkey as waypoint arrival alarm
3 Select the ENGAGE PILOT TRACK softkey
Select ACKNOWLEDGE to silence the alarm The Pilot Control dialog is displayed
4 Select the appropriate softkey to engage the autopilot
Select STANDBY for manual
GSeries User the autopilot using hotspotting 76 Dodge control
In the chart application
The Dodge Control function enables you to temporarily set the
1 Position the cursor over a waypoint or a waypoint in a route autopilot in standby mode when you encounter an obstacle
The softkeys change to provide further options Examples of obstacles you might encounter include crab pots or
2 Select the GOTO WAYPOINT softkey other vessels steering into your path
3 Select the ENGAGE PILOT TRACK softkey Before you use the Dodge Control you must manually steer your
vessel around the obstacle When you take action to avoid the autopilot obstacle the deviation from your
course or track is known as
Cross Track Error XTE as shown in the following diagram
In the chart application with the autopilot engaged
1 Press the STOP GOTO or STOP FOLLOW softkeys
The Pilot Control dialog is displayed
2 Press the STANDBY softkey
The autopilot is disengaged and put in standby autopilot control
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1 Cross Track Error XTE Dodge
2 Obstacle
3 Target you are clear of the obstacle you can use the Dodge to instruct the autopilot what to do next as shown in the
following GSeries User the DODGE button is pressed the Pilot
Control dialog is Avoiding an obstacle and plotting a new and the autopilot stops steering your vessel The Pilot dialog
gives you the following options depending on the
mode the pilot was in when you pressed the DODGE button With the autopilot engaged
Auto mode Track mode 1 Press the DODGE button on your keyboard or SeaTalkng
autopilot control head
Follow the current heading Restart XTE and track from the current The autopilot is set to Standby mode and the Pilot Control
position dialog is displayed
Follow the last heading Resume the current track 2 Use the relevant manual controls on your vessel or the controls
on your autopilot control head to steer your vessel around the
Note To determine the mode that the pilot is in at any point refer obstacle
to the autopilot icons in the status bar displayed in the topright of 3 If you are in AUTO mode press the AUTO softkey to follow the
your display These icons are described in this chapter current heading If you are in TRACK mode press DODGE again
to restart XTE and resume the course to your target waypoint
Note The Dodge Control function only applies to systems with
a SeaTalkng autopilot If you press the DODGE button when a Avoiding an obstacle and continuing with
SeaTalk1 autopilot is connected a warning message is displayed autopilot disengaged Dodge
and the Dodge Control function is not available
With the autopilot engaged
1 Press the DODGE button on your keyboard or an obstacle and reverting to original autopilot control head
route Dodge The autopilot is set to Standby mode and the Pilot Control
With the autopilot engaged dialog is displayed
1 Press the DODGE button on your keyboard or SeaTalkng 2 Use the relevant manual controls on your vessel or the controls
autopilot control head on your autopilot control head to steer your vessel around the
obstacle
The autopilot is set to Standby mode and the Pilot Control
screen is displayed 3 Press OK or CANCEL or set the pilot to standby to continue
without reengaging the autopilot
2 Use the relevant manual controls on your vessel or the controls
on your autopilot control head to steer your vessel around the
obstacle
3 If you were in AUTO mode press the DODGE button again to
reengage the autopilot on the original heading If you were in
TRACK mode press the ENGAGE PILOT TRACK softkey to
reengage the autopilot on the original track
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77 Autopilot status symbols Symbol autopilot status is indicated in the databar Power steering
active
Symbol Description
Autopilot is in Standby mode
Wind Vane mode is active
Autopilot is in Track mode
Autopilot is in Auto mode
No autopilot detected
Autopilot alarm active
Dodge mode is active
Fish mode is active
Autopilot GSeries User Autopilot alarms
The autopilot functions provide alarms to alert you to situations that
require action
Your multifunction display shows autopilot alarms regardless of
whether there is active navigation on the system If pilot enabled and an alarm is raised by the autopilot the provides an audible alarm sound
providing that the alarm
has not already been silenced The Pilot Control screen is
displayed indicating a new alarm Additionally the pilot is displayed in red and remains red until the alarm is autopilot alarms
1 Press the CLEAR ALARM softkey
The alarm is silenced and the autopilot remains engaged in auto
mode continuing on the current autopilot alarms and Press the STANDBY softkey
The alarm is silenced and the autopilot is disengaged and put in
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116 GSeries User 8 Using alarms and MOB contents
81 Using Man Overboard MOB functions on page 118
82 Alarms on page 119
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81 Using Man Overboard MOB Note To obtain a MOB position your multifunction display
have a GPS position fix
Man overboard Cancelling a MOB alarm
If you lose a person or object overboard you can use the Man 1 Press and hold the WPTSMOB button for four MOB function to mark the position
Once the MOB alarm is cleared
The MOB function is available at all times regardless of which the chart application motion mode is is running
the databar mode is reset
When MOB is activated an alert message appears onscreen and
an emergency waypoint is created A bearing to the waypoint is GOTO and route functions are provided The alert and emergency waypoint also
appear on
any networked displays at the same time MOB chart application
If a MOB is raised while the chart application or the home screen
is displayed a special MOB chart application is started to help you
locate the source of the distress signal
The special MOB chart application is displayed on your display and any other
networked multifunction displays The
special MOB chart application has the following features and
settings
A MOB symbol is placed at the position of the vessel when the
MOB button was pressed
The chart is set to Auto Range Motion Mode and the chart scale
is set to the lowest setting that maintains the vessel and MOB
waypoint onscreen at the same time
If the vessel moves away from the MOB position the system
draws a dotted line joining the MOB position with the vessel
the man overboard function
GOTO and Route functions are disabled
1 Press and hold the WPTSMOB button for 3 seconds
Chart detail is set to low
The normal chart application is reset to the same settings that
it had before the MOB alarm was raised All other chart controls including overlays are set to their default
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MOB position data is displayed in the databar along the top of 82 Alarms
the screen
Alarms alert you to a situation or hazard requiring your attention
Any chart settings that you make to the special MOB chart
application will not be saved You can set up alarms to alert you to certain conditions such as
collision warnings and temperature limits
When you cancel the MOB alarm the special MOB chart closed Alarms are raised by system
functions and also external equipment
connected to your multifunction display
The normal chart application is reset to the same settings that it had
before the MOB alarm was raised When an alarm sounds a message dialog is displayed on your
multifunction display and any networked displays The to a MOB alarm on the home screen explains the reason for the alarm
With the home screen and a MOB alert displayed You can configure the behaviour of the following system and
1 Select the ACKNOWLEDGE softkey application alarms using the Alarms Setup Menu
The alarm is silenced and a special MOB chart application is System alarms
displayed
Navigation alarms
Radar alarms
Fishfinder alarms
AIS alarms
Cancelling alarms
1 Press the ACKNOWLEDGE softkey
Accessing the alarms setup menu
1 Press the MENU button
2 Select Alarm Setup
The Alarm Setup Menu is displayed
3 Select the appropriate alarm alarms and MOB functions
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System alarm setup Menu item Description Options
Menu item Description Options Alarm Clock When set to ON an OFF default
alarm is triggered at
Anchor Alarm When set to ON OFF default the time you specify for ON
the anchor alarm is the Alarm Clock Time
triggered when your ON
setting see below
vessel drifts from your
anchor position by more Alarm Clock Time An alarm will sound at 0000 default
than the distance you the time you specify for
specify for the Anchor this setting 0001 to 2400 hrs
Alarm Radius setting
see below Temperature Alarm When set to ON OFF default
triggers an alarm when
Anchor Alarm Radius Specifies the distance 001 to 999 nm or the temperature you ON
your vessel must equivalent units specify for the Lower
drift away from its Temperature Limit or
anchor position before Upper Temperature
the anchor alarm is Limit setting see below
triggered The units is reached
used for this setting are
based on the units you Lower Temperature Specifies the lower 60 degrees
specify for distance in Limit limit of the temperature fahrenheit default
the Units Setup Menu range that will trigger the
Temperature Alarm 099 to 997
Timer When set to ON counts OFF default degrees fahrenheit
down the time period Upper Temperature Specifies the upper 75 degrees
you specify for the Timer ON
Limit limit of the temperature fahrenheit default
Period setting see range that will trigger the
below and triggers Temperature Alarm 097 to 999 degrees
an alarm when zero is fahrenheit
reached
Timer Period Specifies the countdown 00h00m default
period for the timer
When the countdown 00h01m to 99h59m
reaches zero an alarm
is GSeries User alarms
setup Menu item Description Options
Menu item Description Options Collision Alarm When Collision Alarm is OFF default
set to ON an alarm is
Arrival Alarm Radius When you arrive at a 001 to 999 nm or triggered when charted ON
waypoint an alarm is equivalent units objects appear in the
triggered This setting alarm zones vicinity
allows you to specify the The zone is set up using
distance from the target the Setup Alarm Zone
waypoint at which the setting see below You
alarm is triggered The must also set the Display
units used for this setting Alarm Zone setting see
are based on the units below to ON in order
you specify for distance to view the zone in the
in the Units Setup Menu chart application
Offtrack Alarm When set to ON an OFF default
alarm is triggered when Note The accurate
your vessel steers ON operation of the
offtrack a greater collision alarm is
distance than the value dependent on you
you specify for the supplying suitable
Offtrack Alarm XTE values for the Boat
setting see below Details setting
MENU System
Offtrack Alarm XTE Specifies the distance 001 to 999 nm or Setup Boat
for the Offtrack Alarm equivalent units Details which must
setting see above be appropriate for
safe navigation The
values you specify
must also take into
account the position
of the GPS antenna
on your vessel as
the collision alarm
uses data from the
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Menu item Description Options the range in front of your vessel which can be adjusted between
005 and 2 nautical miles
Setup Alarm Zone Enables you to specify
the zone for the Collision the bearing from your vessel width of the zone which can be
Alarm setting see adjusted between 0 and 90
above When you The collision alarm zone maintains its relative position to the vessel
select the Setup Alarm as its position and heading changes
Zone menu item you The following charted objects trigger an alarm when they enter the
can use the ADJUST collision alarm zone
RANGE and ADJUST
ANGLE softkeys to Land
define the zone If you Land
access this menu item
while using the chart Rocks
application a visual Offshore structures
indication of the alarm Shoreline zone is displayed when
you use the softkeys to Depths
define the zone Depths
Display Alarm Zone When set to ON the OFF default areas
zone for the Collision Anchorage areas
Alarm see above is ON
displayed in the chart Cables
application Fish areas
Military alarm
Offshore can set up a collision alarm zone in front of your vessel to alert
you to charted objects above a specified depth or below a specified
Waste areas
If the Collision Alarm is set to ON an alarm is triggered when charted Submerged appear in the zones vicinity If an object exits the collision
zone and then reenters it a subsequent alarm is raised
Wrecks
You can specify the size of the collision alarm zone which consists
of 2 sectors Overhead
Cables
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Cultural features 7 Press the OK button to save the changes or the CANCEL
button to revert to the previously saved settings
Note A dotted or dashed collision alarm zone indicates that
there is insufficient cartographic information for the collision alarm
to function correctly In these situations the collision alarm will Radar alarms setup
NOT function Menu item Description up the alarm zone
Guard Zones The guard zone feature 0 to 100
Sensitivity in the radar application
triggers an alarm when
a target is within a
specified zone You can
adjust the sensitivity of
the alarm Ensure that
the sensitivity is not set
too low or targets may
be missed and the alarm
will not be triggered
Fishfinder alarms setup
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This section describes the settings you can change using the
1 Press the MENU button fishfinder alarms setup menu
2 Select Alarm Setup
Menu Item Description Options
3 Select Navigation Alarms Setup
4 Select Setup Alarm Zone Fish Alarm Alarm which responds OFF ON
to quantities of fishfinder
If you are using the chart application when you access this menu targets
item a visual indication of the alarm zone is displayed in front
of the vessel icon Fish Alarm Sensitivity If the Fish Alarm is 1 to 10
5 To specify the range in front of your vessel that will be monitored set to ON an alarm is
press the ADJUST RANGE softkey and use the rotary control to triggered when the fish
adjust the value return strength reaches
the sensitivity that you
6 To specify the bearing from your vessel width of the zone specify
press the ADJUST ANGLE softkey and use the rotary control to
adjust the value
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Menu Item Description Options Menu Item Description Options
Fish Alarm Depth Limits If the Fish Alarm and OFF ON Deep Depth Alarm Deep Depth Alarm OFF ON
this alarm is set to ON Switches the deep depth
an alarm is triggered alarm on or off If a DSM
2 beeps if any target is not connected this
meets the sensitivity cannot be set
level and is within the
Shallow Fish Limit and Deep Depth Alarm Value If the Deep Depth Alarm 0002 ft to maximum
Deep Fish Limit that you is set to ON an alarm transducer range
specify is triggered if the depth
exceeds the value that
Shallow Fish Limit Specifies the lower value 0002 ft to 1000 ft you specify
for the Fish Alarm Depth
Limit
AIS alarms setup
Deep Fish Limit Specifies the upper 0002 ft to 1000 ft
value for the Fish Alarm Menu item Description Options
Depth Limit
Dangerous Targets When set to ON the ON default
Shallow Depth Alarm Switches the shallow OFF ON Alarm alarm for dangerous AIS
depth alarm on or off If targets is enabled OFF
a DSM is not connected
this cannot be set AIS Alarm List Displays the AIS
Alarms List which
Shallow Depth Alarm If the Shallow Depth 0002 ft to maximum details the identity
Value Alarm is set to ON an transducer range description time and
alarm is triggered if the depth drops below the
status of alarm
value you specify messages received
from an AIS GSeries
User 9 Using contents
91 Radar overview on page 126
92 Digital radar scan speed on page 126
93 Radar scanner status symbols on page 127
94 Radar range and image quality on page 128
95 Radar display overview on page 131
96 Dual range radar operation on page 133
97 Radar mode and orientation on page 134
98 Radar tuning HD and SuperHD digital scanners on page 137
99 Radar tuning nonHD digital radomes on page 142
910 Using radar to measure distances ranges and bearings on page 146
911 Using radar to track targets and avoid collisions on page 150
912 Radar setup menu options on page 154
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91 Radar overview 92 Digital radar scan speed
Radar is used to provide information that can help you to track Certain digital radar scanners support multiple scan and measure distances and
bearings Radar scan speed is set up using the Digital Scanner Setup Menu
Radio Detection And Ranging RADAR is used at sea to detect the accessible from the Radar Setup menu When the system detects a
presence of objects known as targets at a distance and if they scanner that is capable of operating at both 24 RPM and 48 RPM
are moving detect their speed 2 options are provided for scanner speed
Radar works by transmitting radio pulses then detecting reflections 24 RPM
of these pulses echoes from objects in the area and displaying as targets on your display Auto
Until you are familiar with interpreting the radar display every If you have a digital radar scanner that only operates at 24 should be taken to
compare the radar screen patterns the scanner speed option is disabled If the scanner speed option
with visual targets such as other boats buoys and coastal is enabled you must select the Auto option if you want to use You should
practise harbor and coastal navigation during higher scan speeds This option automatically switches between the
daylight hours and in clear weather conditions 24 RPM and 48 RPM scan speeds as and SuperHD digital radar
Selecting radar scanner speed
Your multifunction display can be used with digital radar scanners The speed option requires a 48 RPM compatible SuperHD digital
radar scanner
HD and SuperHD Digital radar scanners provide a range making it easier to discern objects around your vessel Select your radar scanner speed from
within the radar and SuperHD Digital radar scanners provide 1 Press the MENU button
2 Select Radar Setup Scanner Speed menu options
Improved target detection
3 Select the Scanner Speed menu item and the appropriate speed
Fullcolor image setting
Dual Range operation Auto
SuperHD option This effectively increases the transmitter power 24 RPM
by a factor of at least 2 and reduces the beamwidth by a similar
amount The Auto option automatically selects the appropriate speed
for your radar range 48 RPM is used at radar ranges of up
Note You must connect a SuperHD radar scanner in order to to 3 nm It provides an increased refresh rate which is useful
use the SuperHD option at high speed or in areas where you have large numbers of
radar targets At radar ranges of greater than 3 nm the display
switches the radar speed to 24 RPM
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status symbols Powering the radar scanner on and off
In the radar radar scanner power mode status is indicated in the databar
1 Press the POWER button on your multifunction display
Radar
2 Using the relevant softkeys select the operating mode for the
power
radar scanner
Symbol mode Description
Transmit Rotating icon signifying that the
TX scanner is on and transmitting When
SCANNER is set to ON select this
mode to activate the scanner This is
the usual mode of operation
Standby Static icon indicating that the scanner
STBY is on but not transmitting and the
antenna is not rotating The scanner
does not transmit and the radar data
is removed from the screen This is
a powersave mode used when the
radar is not needed for short time
periods When you return to transmit
mode the magnetron does not need
to warm up again This is the default
mode
Off Scanner powered off when radar not
required but display is in use for other
applications such as the chart When
selected the system counts down
During this time you cannot repower
the scanner
Timed Scanner switches between
Transmit and standby
mode Scanner goes into power save
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94 Radar range and image quality Radar image quality
A number of factors can affect the quality of a radar image radar range
echoes sea clutter and other usable range of the radar is limited by factors such as the
Not all radar echoes are produced by valid targets Spurious echoes
height of the scanner and height of the target may be caused by
Maximum radar range is essentially so is limited by Side lobes
the height of the scanner and the height of the target as
Indirect echoes
Rmax
Multiple echoes
a1 a2 Blind sectors
Earth Sea rain or snow clutter
Radar H
Rmax 223 h H Cliff Rmax maximum radar range in nautical
miles
h radar antenna height in metres Through observation practice and experience you can generally
H target height in metres
detect these conditions very quickly and use the radar controls to
Rmax radar horizon of antenna a
1 radar horizon of target a
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minimize them
Side Lobes
The table below shows typical maximum radar ranges for various
radar antenna heights and target heights Remember that although Side lobe patterns are produced by small
amounts of energy from
the radar horizon is greater than the optical horizon the radar the transmitted pulses that are radiated
outside the narrow main
can only detect targets if a large enough target is above the radar beam The effects of side lobes are most
noticeable with targets at
horizon short ranges normally below 3 nm and in
particular with larger
objects Side lobe echoes form either arcs on the radar screen
Antenna height Target height Maximum range similar to range rings or a series of
echoes forming a broken arc
meters meters Nautical miles
3 3 77
3 10 109
5 3 88
5 10 12
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Main lobe Multiple Echoes
Multiple echoes are not very common but can occur if there is a large
Side Side target with a wide vertical surface at a comparatively short range
lobe lobe The transmitted signal will be reflected back and forth between the
target and your own ship resulting in multiple echoes displayed
Antenna beyond the range of the true target echo but on the same bearing
True echo
Multiple echoes
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Arc True echo Side echoes
Echoes Blind Sectors
There are several types of indirect echoes or ghost images These Obstructions such as funnels and masts near the radar have the
appearance of true echoes but in general they may obstruct the radar beam and cause radar shadows or blind
are intermittent and poorly defined sectors If the obstruction is relatively narrow there will be a
reduction of the beam intensity though not necessarily a complete
cutoff However for wider obstructions there may be a total loss of
False echo True echo True echo signal in the shadow area There may also be multiple echoes which
extend behind the obstruction Blind sector effects can normally be
minimized by careful selection of the scanner site prior to Sea
Clutter
Radar returns from waves around the vessel can clutter the centre
of the radar picture making it difficult to detect real targets Such
sea clutter usually appears as multiple echoes on the display at
Passing Mast short range scales and the echoes are not repetitive or consistent
ship or funnel False echo
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in position With high winds and extreme conditions echoes from
sea clutter may cause dense background clutter in the shape of
an almost solid disc
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Interference
When two or more vessels are operating within
range of each other mutual radar interference can occur This
usually appears as a spiral of small dots from the display centre This
type of interference is most noticeable at long ranges
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Rain or Snow Clutter
The radar can see echoes from rain or snow Returns from storm
areas and rain squalls consist of countless small echoes that
change size intensity and position These appear as large hazy areas depending on the intensity
of the rainfall or snow in the storm cell
GSeries User Radar display overview Item your radar scanner connected and the radar in
transmit mode 7 Ships position
the radar picture provides a maplike of the area
in which the radar is operating 8 Motion Mode
9 Radar scanner status
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 11
10 Waypoint
11 Range ring spacing
Typically your vessels position is at the center of the display and
its dead ahead bearing is indicated by a vertical heading line known
as the Ships Heading Marker SHM
Onscreen targets may be large small bright or faint depending on
the size of the object its orientation and surface If using a nonHD
digital radome scanner strongest target returns are displayed in
yellow with weaker returns in 2 shades of blue If using an HD or
SuperHD digital radar scanner stronger target returns show as
different colors from a range of 256 colors providing better clarity
Be aware that the size of a target on screen is dependent on many
factors and may not necessarily be proportional to its physical size
Nearby objects may appear to be the same size as distant larger
objects
With experience the approximate size of different objects can be
determined by the relative size and brightness of the echoes
Item Description You should bear in mind that the size of each onscreen target is
1 Range affected by
2 Databar The physical size of the reflecting object
The material from which the object is made Metallic surfaces
3 Range ring reflect signals better than nonmetallic surfaces
4 Land mass Vertical objects such as cliffs reflect signals better than sloping
5 Orientation objects such as sandbanks
High coastlines and mountainous coastal regions can be observed
6 Ships Heading Marker SHM
at longer radar ranges Therefore the first sight of land may be a
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mountain several miles inland from the coastline Although the 4 Select the EDIT NAME softkey
coastline may be much nearer it may not appear on the radar The onscreen keyboard is displayed
until the vessel is closer to shore
5 Use the onscreen keyboard to enter a name for the scanner
Some targets such as buoys and small boats can be difficult then select SAVE
to discern because they do not present a consistent reflecting
surface as they bob and toss about in the waves Consequently
these echoes tend to fade and brighten and at times disappear
Buoys and small boats often resemble each other but boats can
often be distinguished by their motion
Note A GPS receiver and a fast heading sensor are required
for MARPA operation and to maximize radarchart overlay
a scanner to a radar display
If your system has 2 radar scanners you can select which one to
use for the current radar view
In the radar Press the MENU button
2 Select Radar Setup
3 Select the Select Scanner menu item
A list of connected scanners is displayed
4 Select the scanner you want to use with the current radar
a radar scanner
You can name radar scanners for easy the radar Press the MENU button
2 Select Radar Setup
3 Highlight the Select Scanner menu item
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operation Dual range radar The range
covered by the short Dual Range option depends on the
The Dual Range radar function enables you to view 2 ranges at the
radar scanner you are using and the software version it is using
same time in separate windows The function is only available with
HD and SuperHD radar scanners Range covered Range covered
Using your multifunction display and an HD or SuperHD digital by software by scanner you can view
either a short or a long range image in Dual range versions 1xx versions 3xx
separate radar windows Scanner mode to 2xx onwards
The default setting is Long which provides a standard scanner 4 Kw HD Digital Long 18 nm to 72 nm 18 nm to 72 nm
range Open Array
Short 18 nm to 3 nm 18 nm to 72 nm
4 Kw SuperHD Long 18 nm to 72 nm 18 nm to 72 nm
Digital Open
Array
Short 18 nm to 3 nm 18 nm to 72 nm
12 Kw HD Digital Long 18 nm to 72 nm 18 nm to 72 nm
Open Array
Short 18 nm to 3 nm 18 nm to 72 nm
12 Kw SuperHD Long 18 nm to 72 nm 18 nm to 72 nm
Digital Open
Short 18 nm to 3 nm 18 nm to 72 nm
Dual Range operation is not available if MARPA targets are active HD Digital Long 18 nm to 72 nm 18 nm to 72 nm
You cannot acquire MARPA targets if Dual Range is enabled Radome
Chartsync and chart overlay are temporarily disabled when Dual Short 18 nm to 72 nm 18 nm to 72 nm
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Using Dual Range with SuperHD scanners 97 Radar mode and range radar operation with SuperHD using the short Dual Range
option a SuperHD scanner
Radar orientation in HD mode only When using the long Dual Range option The radar can operate in a number of orientation modes to suit
a SuperHD radar operates in SuperHD mode different types of navigation
Scanner Dual Range mode Operating mode The orientation of the radar refers to the relationship between the
radar and the direction that you are travelling in There are three
4 Kw SuperHD Digital Long SuperHD orientation modes to choose from
Open Array
Head up
Short HD
North up
12 Kw SuperHD Digital Long SuperHD
Open Array Course up
Short HD These orientation modes are used in conjunction with motion mode
to control how your boat and radar relate to one another and how
they are displayed on screen Any changes that you make to the
Enabling Dual Range radar operation orientation of the radar are retained when you switch off your
multifunction display
In the radar application with an HD or SuperHD radar to your multifunction display Head Up HUP
1 Select the PRESENTATION softkey This is the default mode for the radar Select the ON option for the DUAL RANGE
softkey eg
Selecting long or short range radar operation
In the radar Select the PRESENTATION softkey
2 Use the DUAL RANGE softkey to select the LONG or SHORT
option as appropriate
Ships Heading Marker SHM As your boats heading changes
indicating the boats current SHM fixed upwards
heading is upwards
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Radar picture rotates
GSeries User Up NUP Course Up CUP
eg eg
N N N N
As your boats heading changes As your boats heading changes
True north at top Current course upwards
Radar picture fixed north up Radar picture fixed
SHM rotates accordingly SHM rotates
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If you select a new course the picture will reset to display the new
Note If heading data becomes unavailable whilst in this mode course upwards
a warning message will be shown the status bar indicates
The reference used for CourseUp depends upon the information
NorthUp in brackets and the radar uses 0 heading in relative
available at a given time The system always prioritizes this
motion When heading data becomes available once more
information in the following order
NorthUp mode is reinstated
1 Bearing from origin to destination that is intended course
Note It is not possible to select Head Up mode when the motion 2 Locked heading from an Autopilot
mode is set to True 3 Bearing to waypoint
4 Instantaneous heading
Note If heading data becomes unavailable whilst in this mode
a warning message will be shown the status bar indicates the
Course Up in brackets and the radar uses 0 heading in relative
motion When heading data becomes available once more
CourseUp mode is reinstated
Selecting the radar orientation mode
In the radar application
1 Press the PRESENTATION radar
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2 Press the RADAR MODE AND ORIENTATION softkey
3 Using the ORIENTATION softkey select the required orientation
the radar vessel offset
In the radar Press the PRESENTATION softkey
2 Press the RADAR MODE AND ORIENTATION softkey
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0 offset 1 offset 2 offset
3 Using the VESSEL OFFSET softkey select the required vessel 3 3
offset
The default motion mode is Relative with zero offset
Radar motion modes overview True Motion TM
The motion mode controls the relationship between the radar and When the motion mode is set to True fixed radar targets maintain a
your boat There are two modes constant position and moving vessels including your boat travel
Relative motion in true perspective to each other and to fixed landmasses on the
screen As the boats position approaches the edge of the screen
True motion the radar picture is automatically reset to reveal the area ahead
The selected motion mode is displayed in the status bar The default Note If heading and position data become unavailable when
setting is relative motion with zero offset True motion is selected a warning message will be shown the
mode will revert to relative motion and be noted in the status bar
Relative Motion RM with optional Vessel Offset in brackets for example TM
When the motion mode is set to Relative the position of your boat
is fixed on the screen and all the targets move relative to the boat Note It is not possible to select True Motion when the can specify whether
the boat is fixed in the centre of the window is set to Head Up
0 offset or offset by 13 or 23 to increase the view ahead as
shown below
Selecting the radar motion mode
In the radar application
1 Press the PRESENTATION softkey
2 Press the RADAR MODE AND ORIENTATION softkey
3 Using the MOTION MODE softkey select the relevant mode
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and SuperHD digital scanners
You can use the gain presets and other functions to improve the quality of the radar picture
The following settings apply to HD radomes and HD and SuperHD
open array digital scanners
Tuning method Related options Description
Gain presets For each preset the following options are available The digital radar gain presets
enable you to quickly
select settings to achieve the best
Buoy a special mode that enhances the Gain enables you to use a preset in automatic picture in different situations Raymarine
strongly
detection of small objects like mooring buoys It is mode or to adjust its gain manually between 0 recommends the use of these presets to
achieve
useful at ranges up to 075 nm and 100 optimum results However each of the gain
presets
Harbor this is the default mode This setting Color Gain adjusts the intensity color of can be manually adjusted using gain color
gain rain
takes account of land clutter so that smaller displayed targets but does not significantly affect and sea gain functions
targets like navigation buoys are not lost the number of targets displayed Increasing the
color gain causes more targets to be displayed in
Coastal accounts for the slightly higher levels the same color which may help you to determine
of sea clutter you might encounter out of harbor whether an object is an actual target or just
and adjusts the radar display accordingly background noise Reducing the color gain may
Offshore automatically adjusts for high levels provide better target detail and detection
of sea clutter Rain the radar scanner detects echoes from
Bird Mode a special mode that helps you to rain or snow These echoes appear on screen
identify flocks of birds useful when identifying as countless small echoes continuously changing
suitable fishing locations for example size intensity and position Turning the rain clutter
function on suppresses the bulk effect of rain
returns from around your vessel making it easier
to recognize other objects
Sea Gain radar echoes from waves around
your vessel can clutter the center of the radar
picture making it difficult to detect real targets
Adjusting the sea gain reduces this clutter for up
to 5 nautical miles depending on wave and sea
conditions from your vessel
SuperHD Controls for SuperHD scanners only
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Tuning method Related options Description
Antenna Boost scales the effective antenna
size At zero the effective antenna size
matches its actual size At 95 the effective
antenna size is doubled Increasing the effective
antenna size separates targets that appear
merged at lower settings
Power Boost adjusts effective transmit power
At zero the radar operates at its standard power
4kW or 12kW At 90 the effective power is
increased by a factor of at least two Increasing
the power makes targets more distinct from
noise For maximum benefit reduce power
boost to prevent saturation of strong targets
Enhance Echoes functions INT REJECTION The enhance echoes functions enable
you to
minimize the negative effects of echoes on the radar
Interference rejection this function minimizes ON minimizes the effect of interference from display
the effect of interference from other radareqipped other vessels
vessels
OFF allows you to detect the presence of other
Expansion enables you to override the default radars in the vicinity
radar pulse length providing larger target returns
EXPANSION
Wakes enables you to see the direction and
speed of moving targets relative to your vessel ON increases the pulse length This provides
larger target returns making them easier to see
However larger returns may decrease target
resolution and merge on the display
OFF this is the default setting It provides better
range resolution giving you more defined but
smaller target returns
WAKES
ON shows the direction and speed of moving
targets relative to your vessel Targets are
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Tuning method Related options Description
displayed in yellow turning to paler shades of blue
as the signal diminishes If you have changed the
color palette in use target colors may be different
The wake options are 10 sec 30 sec 1 min 5
min 10 min
OFF does NOT show the direction and speed
of moving targets in relation to your vessel
Tune control AUTO the default mode The radar tunes itself The radar tuning control enables you to finetune
automatically on all range scales Raymarine radar scanners receiver for maximum target returns
recommends that you leave the tune function in on the display
AUTO mode to receive the maximum signal
MANUAL enables you to manually set the
tuning Adjust the control to obtain the maximum
signal strength If you adjust the setting shortly
after powering up the radar scanner you should
adjust it again approximately 10 minutes after
powering up the scanner as the required setting
will change after the magnetron has warmed digital radar gain presets 1 Select the GAIN presets require a HD
or SHD digital radar scanner Bird 2 Select the BUOY MODE HARBOR MODE COASTAL MODE
mode requires a scanner with the enhanced bird mode capability OFFSHORE MODE or BIRD MODE softkey as the radar application
3 Select the same softkey again
1 Press the GAIN softkey The softkeys change to provide more options
2 Press the BUOY MODE HARBOUR MODE COASTAL MODE 4 Use the GAIN softkey to select the MAN option
OFFSHORE MODE or BIRD MODE softkey as appropriate 5 Using the rotary controller adjust the gain control to the
The softkey is highlighted and the display changes to reflect the appropriate setting between 0 and 100
new mode 6 Press the OK digital radar preset gain
Adjusting digital radar color gain
In the radar application In the radar radar
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1 Select the GAIN softkey 6 Press the OK button
2 Select the BUOY MODE HARBOR MODE COASTAL MODE
OFFSHORE MODE or BIRD MODE softkey as appropriate Adjusting SuperHD radar antenna boost
3 Select the same softkey again
In the radar application
The softkeys change to provide more options
1 Select the GAIN softkey
4 Use the COLOR GAIN softkey to select the MAN option
2 Select the BUOY MODE HARBOR MODE COASTAL MODE
5 Using the rotary controller adjust the gain control to the OFFSHORE MODE or BIRD MODE softkey as appropriate
appropriate setting between 0 and 100
3 Select the same softkey again
6 Press the OK button
The softkeys change to provide more options
4 Select the SUPER HD CONTROLS digital radar rain clutter 5 Use the ANTENNA BOOST softkey to select the MAN option
In the radar application 6 Using the rotary controller adjust the gain control to the
1 Select the GAIN softkey appropriate setting between 0 and 100
2 Select the BUOY MODE HARBOR MODE COASTAL MODE 7 Press the OK button
OFFSHORE MODE or BIRD MODE softkey as Select the same softkey again Adjusting SuperHD radar power boost
The softkeys change to provide more options
In the radar Use the RAIN softkey to select the ON option
1 Select the GAIN softkey
5 Using the rotary controller adjust the gain control to the
2 Select the BUOY MODE HARBOR MODE COASTAL MODE
appropriate setting between 0 and 100
OFFSHORE MODE or BIRD MODE softkey as Press the OK button
3 Select the same softkey again
The softkeys change to provide more digital radar sea gain 4 Select the SUPER HD CONTROLS softkey
In the radar application 5 Use the POWER BOOST softkey to select the MAN option
1 Select the GAIN softkey 6 Using the rotary controller adjust the gain control to the
2 Select the BUOY MODE HARBOR MODE COASTAL MODE appropriate setting between 0 and 100
OFFSHORE MODE or BIRD MODE softkey as appropriate 7 Press the OK button
3 Select the same softkey again
The softkeys change to provide more options
Enhance echoes functions
4 Use the SEA softkey to select the MAN option
5 Using the rotary controller adjust the gain control to the Enabling radar interference rejection
appropriate setting between 0 and 100 In the radar
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1 Press the ENHANCE ECHOES softkey
2 Press the INT REJECTION softkey repeatedly until the ON
option is selected
3 Press the OK radar expansion
In the radar Press the ENHANCE ECHOES softkey
2 Press the EXPANSION softkey repeatedly until the ON option
is selected
3 Press the OK radar wakes
In the radar Press the ENHANCE ECHOES softkey
2 Press the WAKES softkey repeatedly until the ON option is
selected
3 Select the appropriate time the radar tune control
Inthe radar Press the MENU button
2 Select the Radar Setup menu item
3 Select the Scanner Setup menu item
4 Select the Tune menu item
5 Select the MANUAL option using the TUNE softkey
6 Using the rotary control adjust the level to obtain the maximum
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99 Radar tuning nonHD digital radomes
You can use the gain presets and other functions to improve the quality of the radar picture
The following settings apply to nonHD digital radomes
Tuning method Related Options Description
Gain AUTO the preset operates in automatic mode Enables you to adjust the sensitivity of the radar
This is the default reception In some situations adjusting the sensitivity
may improve the clarity of the radar picture
MAN allows you to manually adjust the intensity
of the gain from 0 to 100
FTC function ON enables the FTC function and allows you to Enables you to remove areas of clutter at a distance
adjust the setting between 0 and 100 from your vessel It also helps you to distinguish
between two very close echoes on the same bearing
OFF disables the FTC function This is the which may otherwise merge and appear as one echo
default You can adjust the intensity of the FTC function
between 0 and 100
A higher setting shows only the leading edge of
large rain clutter echoes while the effect on
smaller ship echoes is only slight
A lower setting reduces background noise and
fillin returns from land and other large targets
Rain function ON enables the Rain function and allows you to The radar scanner detects echoes from rain or
adjust the setting between 0 and 100 snow These echoes appear on screen as countless
small echoes continuously changing size intensity
OFF disables the Rain function This is the and position Turning the rain clutter function ON
default suppresses the bulk effect of rain returns from around
your vessel making it easier to recognize other
objects You can adjust the intensity of this setting
between 0 and 100
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Tuning method Related Options Description
Sea gain presets AUTO the preset operates in automatic mode Enable you to quickly select settings
This is the default to achieve the best picture in different situations
Harbor this is the default mode This setting Each of the gain presets has a gain
function which is
takes account of land clutter so that smaller MAN allows you to manually adjust the intensity set to automatic mode by default
Raymarine strongly
targets like navigation buoys are not lost of the sea gain from 0 to 100 recommends the use of these presets to
achieve
Coastal accounts for the slightly higher levels optimum results However you can adjust
this gain
of sea clutter you might encounter out of harbor manually if required
and adjusts the radar display accordingly
Offshore Automatically adjusts for high levels
of sea clutter
Enhance Echoes functions INT REJECTION The enhance echoes functions enable
you to
minimize the negative effects of echoes on the radar
Interference rejection this function minimizes ON minimizes the effect of interference from display
the effect of interference from other radareqipped other vessels There are two
vessels settings NORMAL and HIGH
Expansion enables you to override the default OFF allows you to detect the presence of other
radar pulse length providing larger target returns radars in the vicinity
Wakes enables you to see the direction and EXPANSION
speed of moving targets relative to your vessel
ON increases the pulse length giving larger
target returns that are easier to see However
larger returns may decrease target resolution and
merge on the display There are two settings
LOW and HIGH
OFF this is the default setting It provides better
range you more defined but
smaller target returns
WAKES
ON you can see the direction and speed of
moving targets relative to your vessel Targets are
displayed in yellow turning to paler shades of blue
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Tuning method Related Options Description
as the signal diminishes The options are 10 sec
30 sec 1 min 5 min 10 min
OFF you will NOT be able to see the direction
and speed of moving targets in relation to your
vessel
Tune control AUTO the default mode The radar tunes itself The radar tuning control enables you to finetune
automatically on all range scales Raymarine radar scanners receiver for maximum target returns
recommends that you leave the tune function in on the display
AUTO mode to receive the maximum signal
MANUAL enables you to manually set the
tuning Adjust the control to obtain the maximum
signal strength If you adjust the setting shortly
after powering up the radar scanner you should
adjust it again approximately 10 minutes after
powering up the scanner as the required setting
will change after the magnetron has warmed radar gain Adjusting the radar rain function
In the radar application In the radar Press the GAIN softkey
1 Press the GAIN softkey
2 Press the GAIN softkey until the MAN option is selected 2 Press the RAIN softkey until the ON option is selected
3 Using the rotary controller adjust the gain control to the 3 Using the rotary controller adjust the Rain function to the
appropriate setting appropriate the radar FTC function
Adjusting radar sea clutter
In the radar application In the radar Press the GAIN softkey
1 Press the GAIN softkey
2 Press the FTC softkey until the ON option is selected 2 Press the SEA softkey
3 Using the rotary controller adjust the FTC function to the 3 Select the HARBOR OFFSHORE or COASTAL preset as
appropriate setting
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Note You can adjust the radars sensitivity to sea clutter using 4 Select the Tune menu item
the MENU Radar Setup Scanner Setup Sea Clutter 5 Select the MANUAL option using the TUNE softkey
Curve menu item
6 Using the rotary control adjust the level to obtain the maximum
signal strength indicated by the eightstep horizontal bar
Enhance echoes functions 7 Press the OK radar interference rejection
In the radar Press the ENHANCE ECHOES softkey
2 Press the INT REJECTION softkey repeatedly until the ON
option is selected
3 Press the OK radar expansion
In the radar Press the ENHANCE ECHOES softkey
2 Press the EXPANSION softkey repeatedly until the ON option
is selected
3 Press the OK radar wakes
In the radar Press the ENHANCE ECHOES softkey
2 Press the WAKES softkey repeatedly until the ON option is
selected
3 Select the appropriate time the radar tune control
In the radar Press the MENU button
2 Select the Radar Setup menu item
3 Select the Scanner Setup menu item
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ranges and bearings
When you are using the radar application you can ranges and bearings in a variety of ways
These options are detailed in the table below
Range 14 nm Range 34 nm Range 11 nm
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Range rings 18 nm apart Range rings 14 nm apart Range rings 14 nm apart
Distances Range From
Functions Between Points Your Vessel Bearings
Measuring using the cursor
Range Rings Yes Yes No
approximate approximate To measure the bearing and range from your boat to a specified
distance range target move the cursor to the appropriate position on the screen
Cursor No Yes Yes Bearing and range from
your vessel to cursor
Variable Range No Yes No
Markers VRMs Cursor
Electronic No No Yes
Bearing Lines
EBLs
Floating VRMs Yes No No
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Floating EBLs No No using the range rings Note If cursor position is not shown in
the Databar go to Menu
Use the range rings to gauge the approximate distances between Databar Setup Range rings are concentric circles displayed on the screen
and centred from your boat at preset distances The number and Measuring using Variable Range Markers of the rings changes as you range in and
out A Variable Range Marker VRM is a circle centred on your vessels
position and fixed with respect to the heading mode When this
circle is adjusted to align with a target its range from your boat is
measured and displayed on the ADJUST VRM softkey The data is
also displayed if you select the VRM with the cursor
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VRM EBL
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vessels heading If heading data is available you can set the
Measuring using Electronic Bearing Lines EBLs bearing mode to be relative REL magnetictrue MT When
An Electronic Bearing Line EBL is a line drawn from your boat to MT is selected the EBL bearings will be expressed as either
the edge of the window When this line is rotated to align with a true or magnetic dependant on the equipment connected The
target its bearing relative to your boats heading is measured and current EBL bearing is shown on both the radar screen EBL on the ADJUST EBL
softkey The data is also displayed if and on the ADJUST EBL softkey
you select the EBL with the cursor
Measuring using combined VRM and EBL
A VRM and an EBL can be combined to measure both the range
and the bearing of the specified radar
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Note The first VRMEBL will be placed at a location of 13 of
VRM Target EBL the current range and 030 relative to your vessels head If this
setting is adjusted the display will retain the adjustments and use
them when the VRMEBL is next enabled
Creating a floating VRM or EBL on the radar
display
In the radar application
1 If you have already created a VRM or EBL skip to Step 8
Otherwise follow Steps 2 to 12
2 Select the VRMEBL softkey
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3 Select the ON option using the VRMEBL 1 softkey
The VRMEBL is displayed
4 Select the ADJUST VRM using floating VRM and EBL
You can use the VRMEBL float function to measure the range and 5 Using the rotary control adjust the VRM to the required size
bearing between any two points on the radar screen This function 6 Select the ADJUST EBL you to move the VRMEBL centre away from your boats
7 Using the rotary control adjust the EBL to the required and onto a target You can then change the radius of the
8 Position the cursor over the VRM or EBL
VRM to determine the distance between two points and change the
angle of the EBL relative to its new origin to obtain the bearing The softkeys change to display the VRMEBL options
9 Select the FLOATING EBL a VRM or EBL on the radar display 10 Select the ADJUST FLOAT softkey
In the radar application 11 Using the trackpad move the center position of the circle to the
1 Select the VRMEBL softkey desired position
2 Select the ON option using the VRMEBL 1 softkey 12 Press the CANCEL button to deselect the ADJUST FLOAT
3 Using the rotary control adjust the VRM to the required size softkey and then CANCEL again to return to the previous level
of softkeys
4 Select the ADJUST EBL softkey
The ADJUST VRM softkey displays the distance The ADJUST
5 Using the rotary control adjust the EBL to the required angle
EBL softkey displays the bearing
6 Press the OK button to save the settings
7 Repeat Steps 1 to 6 to create a second VRMEBL if required
this time using the VRMEBL 2 softkey
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Note When creating the first VRMEBL it will be placed at a 2 Select Radar Setup
location of 13 of the current range and 030 relative to your 3 Use the Range Rings menu option to switch Radar Rings ON
vessels head If this setting is adjusted the display will retain the or OFF
adjustments and use them when the VRMEBL is next a VRM or EBL on the radar display
In the radar Select the VRMEBL softkey
2 Use the VRMEBL 1 softkey to select the ON option
3 Select the FLOATING EBL softkey
4 Select the CENTER the radar range rings
Radar range rings enable you to measure the distance between
two points on the radar display
Use the range rings to gauge the approximate distances Range rings are concentric circles displayed on the screen
and centred from your boat at preset distances The number and
spacing of the rings changes as you range in and out
Range 14 nm Range 34 nm Range 11 nm
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Range rings 18 nm apart Range rings 14 nm apart Range rings 14 nm and disabling radar range rings
In the radar Press the MENU button
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911 Using radar to track targets and 3 Select Radar Alarms Setup
avoid collisions 4 Select Guard Zones Sensitivity
5 Use the rotary control or trackpad to adjust the are a number of radar functions to help you track targets and
avoid collisions including Guard Zones MARPA and AIS
MARPA overview
With a radar connected to your multifunction display you can
MARPA is used for target tracking and risk analysis in the radar
Assess how far away a target is and its bearing VRMsEBLs Set an alarm to trigger when a target is within a specified zone With an accurate
heading sensor connected to your Guard Zones display you can use the Mini Automatic Radar
Plotting Aid MARPA
Display detailed information on tracked targets MARPA functions for target tracking and risk analysis MARPA improves
collision avoidance by calculating information for tracked targets
Display the identity of other vessels and if broadcasted their and provides continuous accurate and rapid situation evaluation
voyage information AIS The number of targets that you can track at any one time is
Display the range and bearing of a target dependent on the model of radar scanner that you are using
MARPA tracks acquired targets and calculates the targets speed
and up a radar guard zone
Each target tracked can be displayed with a graphic indicating the
Inthe radar application Closest Point of Approach CPA and Time to Closest Point of
1 Press the TARGET TRACKING softkey Approach TCPA The calculated target data can also be shown on
2 Press the MONITOR IN ZONES softkey your screen Each target is continually assessed and an audible
3 Press the ZONE 1 or ZONE 2 softkey as appropriate until the alarm is sounded if a target becomes dangerous or is lost
ON or OFF option is selected For effective MARPA operation your multifunction display must
4 Press the SET UP ZONE 1 or SET UP ZONE 2 softkey as have accurate heading and speed data for your vessel The better
appropriate the quality of the heading and speed data the better MARPA will
perform For the best heading data a Raymarine SMART heading
5 Press the ZONE SHAPE softkey until the SECTOR or CIRCLE
sensor or a autopilot is required
option is selected as required
6 Use the softkeys and the rotary control to specify the guard In True Motion mode Speed Over Ground SOG and Course Over
zone as appropriate Ground COG information is required to show true target course
and guard zone sensitivity In Relative Motion mode heading and speed information is required
1 Press the MENU button
2 Select Alarm Setup
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the symbol wanders away from the target lockson to another
target or changes to a lost symbol target
In these target acquisition and tracking may need to
be reinitiated and in some cases might be impossible to maintain
Better quality heading data might improve performance in these
How a MARPA risk is assessed
Each target is monitored to ascertain whether it will be within a
certain distance from your vessel within a certain time If so the
target is designated as dangerous and an audible warning is
sounded and a warning displayed The target symbol changes to
the dangerous target symbol and flashes to indicate that it is a
dangerous target Selecting the appropriate softkey will silence the
alarm and remove the notices
If a target is lost either because the MARPA software has lost
MARPA can improve collision avoidance when used wisely It is contact with it or because it has moved out of range an audible
your to exercise common prudence and navigational alarm is sounded and an onscreen warning appears
onscreen symbol will change to the target lost symbol are conditions where acquiring a target may become difficult the
appropriate softkey will silence the alarm and remove the
These same conditions may be a factor in successfully tracking a onscreen warning and the target lost Some of the conditions are
Effective range for MARPA targets
The target echo is weak The target is very close to land buoys
MARPA target acquisition is only available at radar range scales of
or other large targets
up to 12 nm although tracking continues at all ranges
The target or your own vessel is making rapid manoeuvres If you change to a smaller range scale targets may be beyond the
Choppy sea state conditions exist and the target is buried in range of your radar scanner and will be lost In such cases an
excessive sea clutter or in deep swells onscreen warning indicates that the target is offscreen
Choppy sea state conditions exist yielding poor stability own Status symbols for MARPA targets
vessels heading data is very unstable
Each target is shown in the radar application as a symbol indicating
Inadequate heading data its of such conditions include
target acquisition is difficult and the MARPA vectors are radar
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Relative mode
Target being acquired Dangerous target
With the display set in Relative mode no vector extension of your
vessel is shown The CPA line emerges from your own vessel with
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Safe target Lost target the target vector extension being shown as relative not true The
text next to the target indicates its course and vectors CPA graphics overview Configuring MARPA and AIS
options
CPA graphics show vectors for your vessel and a selected target In the radar application
1 Select the TARGET TRACKING softkey
A vector is a line onscreen showing the predicted courses of your
vessel and the selected target if you both remain on your present 2 Select the MARPA AND AIS OPTIONS These vectors vary in length due
to vessel speed and vector 3 Select the Vector Length menu item and adjust the time period
length set in the MARPA Setup menu as appropriate The distance that your vessel travels in the time
period you specify here determines the length of the vector lines
4 Select the Target History menu item to adjust the interval by
which a targets previous position is plotted on the radar display
5 Select the Own Vessel Safe Zone menu item to specify the
range of your safe zone A target is considered dangerous if it
Vector
comes within this range
CPA graphic
6 Select the Time To Safe Zone menu item to specify the time
period of your safe zone A target is considered dangerous if it
enters the safe zone within this time period
3 9
7 Select the Safe Zone Ring menu item to show or hide the safe
zone on the radar display
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Displaying vessel vectors CPA mode 1 Position the cursor over the target
2 To display the CPA graphic for the target press the CPA
With the display set in True mode the vectors of your vessel and GRAPHIC softkey until the ON option is selected
the target are shown extended to their intersection point The
CPA is shown as a line that is placed on your vessels vector at 3 To hide the CPA graphic for the target press the CPA GRAPHIC
the point of the CPA The length and direction of the line indicates softkey until the OFF option is selected
the distance and bearing of the target at CPA The text indicates 4 To display the CPA graphic automatically when you place the
CPA and TCPA The text next to the target symbol indicates its true cursor over any part of the MARPA symbol select the AUTO
course and speed option
5 Press the OK button
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Parameter Descriptions Options
The MARPA options are accessible by pressing the TARGET Time to Safe Zone If a target enters your 3 min
TRACKING MARPA AIS OPTIONS softkeys safe zone within this time
period it is considered 6 min
Parameter Descriptions Options
dangerous 12 min
Vector Length The time period 05 min
specified for drawing 24 min
length of vectors 1 min
Safe Zone Ring Controls whether the Visible
3 min safe zone ring is
displayed or hidden Hidden
6 min
on screen
12 min
30 min Using MARPA
60 min Acquiring a MARPA target to track
Target History Plots a targets previous OFF In the radar application
position at specified 1 Select the TARGET TRACKING softkey
intervals The four 05 min
most recent position 2 Move the cursor over the target to be acquired
1 min
points are displayed 3 Select the ACQUIRE TARGET softkey
If True target vectors 3 min
The target being acquired symbol is displayed If the target is
are selected the four 6 min present for several scans the radar lockson to the target and the
most recent vessel symbol changes to safe target status
position points are also
displayed Cancelling a MARPA target
Own Vessel Safe Zone The safe zone is a ring 01 nm Inthe radar application
centred on your boat 1 Move the cursor over the relevant target
within which a target is 02 nm
considered dangerous 2 Press the CANCEL TARGET softkey
05 nm
if it will enter this zone 3 display the MARPA target list by pressing the
within the Time to Safe 10 nm TARGET TRACKING then MARPA LIST softkeys
Zone period see below 20 nm 4 Using the trackpad select the relevant MARPA target from the
list
5 Press the CANCEL TARGET radar
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912 Radar setup menu options
The Radar Setup menu enables you to configure the performance and behaviour of your radar scanner
Function Description Options
Select Scanner Select the radar scanner that you want to use
Scanner Setup This menu item contains a submenu that enables you to adjust the settings for Scanner Speed
the following functions
24 RPM
Scanner Speed this option is only available with scanners that support
multiple speedsTwo speeds are available 24 RPM and Auto You must Auto
select the AUTO option if you want to use the 48 RPM scan speed Tune Adjust
Tune Adjust allows you to fine tune the radar scanners receiver for AUTO
maximum returns on the display Raymarine recommends that this function is
set to AUTO If you set this function to MANUAL and adjust the setting shortly MANUAL
after powering up the radar scanner you should adjust it again
Sea Clutter Curve
10 minutes after powering up the scanner as the required setting will change
after the magnetron has warmed up ADJUST CURVE 1 to 8
Sea Clutter Curve radar echoes from waves can make it difficult to detect Parking Offset
real targets These echoes are known as sea clutter Several factors can
affect the level of clutter you see including the weather and sea conditions 0 to 358 degrees in twodegree
and the mounting height of the radar The sea clutter curve setting adjusts the increments
radars sensitivity to sea clutter The steepest setting for the curve is 1 and
the most shallow setting is 8 Antenna Size
Parking Offset Digital only this setting is only available when the radar is Radome
set to Off or Standby The parking offset determines how the scanner is aligned 4 Array
to the pedestal The default setting is 0 degrees with the scanner aligning to
the pedastal facing forwards 6 Array
Antenna Size this is used to specify the size of your radar scanner
Range Rings Enables or disables Range Rings which help you to determine distances and Off
ranges
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Function Description Options
Color Palette Digital only The color palette options enable you to customize the look of the radar display for Bold
different situations as follows
Professional 1
Bold uses high color gain predominately red to show weak targets more
Professional 2
intensely
Pathfinder
Professional 1 high resolution palette that uses the full color range to display
the information discovered by the scanner just the strong returns are red Night Vision
Professional 2 high resolution palette displays weaker targets in browns
with more intense targets displayed in yellows
Pathfinder similar to the Pathfinder color palette
Night Vision green
EBL Reference The measurement point used for reference when measuring distances using MagTrue
Electronic Bearing Lines EBLs and range rings in the chart application The
options are MagneticTrue North or Relative Relative
Timed Transmit Controls the radars timed transmission powersave mode On
Transmit Period When ON the scanner performs the number of scans specified and then shuts 10 SCANS
down for the number of minutes specified by the Standby Period setting
20 SCANS
30 SCANS
Standby Period Indicates the number of minutes that the system shuts down the scanner does 3 MINS
not rotate and the display is in standby mode
5 MINS
10 MINS
15 MINS
Bearing Alignment Enables you to make corrections for display azimuth error Refer to Installation Guide
Radar Advanced Setup Advanced setup options Refer to Installation Guide
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Chapter contents
101 AIS overview on page 158
102 AIS prerequisites on page 159
103 Classes of AIS data on page 160
104 Enabling AIS on page 161
105 Displaying AIS vectors on page 161
106 AIS status symbols on page 162
107 AIS silent mode on page 162
108 Viewing AIS target information on page 163
109 Using AIS to avoid collisions on page 164
1010 AIS options on page 165
1011 AIS alarms on page 166
1012 Buddy tracking on page 167
1013 Aid to Navigation AToN targets on page 169
1014 Land base station targets on page 170
Using AIS 157
101 AIS overview 1 Heading
The AIS feature enables you to receive information broadcast by 2 Large vessel
other vessels and to add these vessels as targets in the chart and 3 Direction of turn
radar 4 Small vessel
With an optional AIS unit connected to your system you can
Display targets for any other AISequipped vessels 5 Transmitting target
Display voyage information being broadcast by these targets 6 data
such as their position course speed and rateofturn 7 COG SOG vector
Display basic or detailed information for each target vessel 8 Safe zone defined by distance or time
including target data
9 Dangerous target flashes
Set up a safe zone around your vessel
View AIS alarm and messages AISequipped vessels in the surrounding area are displayed in the
chart or radar application as triangular targets Up to 100 targets
AIS information is displayed in the form of an overlay in the chart are displayed As the vessels status changes the symbol for the
and radar applications Additional data is displayed in a dialog box target changes the chart application for example
Vectors can be displayed for each target These vectors indicate
the direction of travel and rate of turn of the vessel and the distance
1 it will travel over a specified period of time COG SOG vector
2 Targets displayed with their vectors are referred to as active targets
and are scaled according to the size of the vessel The larger the
vessel the larger the target You can either display all targets or
just dangerous targets
How AIS Works
AIS uses digital radio signals to broadcast realtime information
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116 kt between vessels and shorebased stations via dedicated VHF radio
12 37n m frequencies This information is used to identify and track vessels in
00h 04m 33s the surrounding area and to provide fast automatic and accurate
5 collision avoidance data The AIS features complement the radar
application as AIS can operate in radar blind spots and can detect
smaller vessels equipped with AIS
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GSeries User reference
Note It may not be mandatory for vessels to be fitted with 102 AIS operational AIS equipment Therefore you should not assume
that your multifunction display will show ALL vessels in your area You must have suitable AIS hardware connected to your
Due prudence and judgement should be exercised AIS should multifunction display to make use of the AIS be used to complement radar NOT
substitute it In order to run AIS you will need
AIS Simulator Mode A receiveonly AIS unit or a full AIS transceiver a unit that sends
and recommends that you use the simulator function yourself with the AIS features When the simulator A VHF antenna this is usually
supplied with the AIS is enabled Menu System Setup Simulator it displays A GPS to provide position data
20 AIS targets within a 25 nm range These targets are the appropriate AIS targets status symbol and move around The AIS layer enabled in the
chart or radar application as
the screen as if they were real targets Note Incoming safety messages are NOT displayed while the Note A
receiver will allow you to receive data about other
simulator is enabled vessels in your area but will not allow other vessels to see you
A full transceiver transmits and receives AIS data and therefore
allows you to receive data about other vessels It also enables
other AISequipped vessels to see and receive information about
your vessel This could include position course speed and rate
of turn data
When the AIS unit is connected to your multifunction display the
status of the unit is indicated by an AIS icon in the transducer data
You can connect an AIS unit to your multifunction display using
NMEA0183 or SeaTalkng depending on the AIS unit If connecting
using NMEA0183 you will now need to specify the 38400 baud
setting Menu System Setup System Integration NMEA
Port Setting for the NMEA port that communicates with the AIS
transceiver or AIS
103 Classes of AIS data Class A Class B
Data receive Class B send are 2 classes of AIS data each class supports a of AIS data
Antenna location
AIS data is defined as Class A or Class B The sending and
receiving of Class A and Class B data may not be compulsory for all Therefore you should NOT assume that your is showing all vessels in your area
Cargo
Information
Note Not all AIS units will decode all the available AIS
information For example some AIS Class B receivers do not Destination
decode and output information such as the vessels name IMO
number vessel draft beam length and destination Additionally
some Class A vessels do not input all of the required AIS data in ETA
which case the information will not be shown on your display Time
Your AIS receiver or transceiver may support additional AIS data
that is not shown on your multifunction display Vessels position
The following table lists the AIS information that is shown on display COG
Class A Class B
Data receive Class B send receive SOG
Vessels name
Gyro heading
Type
Rate of turn
Call sign
Navigational
status
IMO number
Safety message
Length and beam
160 GSeries User Enabling AIS
105 Displaying AIS vectors
You must have the correct data available before AIS vectors can
Enabling AIS in the chart application be displayed
In the 2D chart view A target is defined as active when it has the following data displayed
1 Select the 2D CHART LAYERS softkey Use the AIS TARGETS softkey to select the ON option A COGSOG vector indicating the
predicted distance that a target
will travel within a given period of AIS in the radar application A heading and direction of turn indicator
In the radar Select the PRESENTATION softkey Enabling and disabling AIS vectors
2 Use the AIS LAYER softkey to select the ON option In the chart or radar application
1 Move the cursor over the relevant AIS target
2 Press the AIS VECTOR softkey until the ON or OFF option is
selected as appropriate
3 Press the OK button
Note The same target vector and safe zone settings apply to
both radar MARPA and AIS AIS 161
106 AIS status symbols 107 AIS silent mode
AIS status is indicated by a symbol in the databar AIS silent mode enables you to disable AIS Symbol
Description AIS silent mode enables you to disable the transmitting functions
of your AIS equipment This is useful when you do not want to
AIS unit is switched on and operating transmit your vessels AIS data to other AIS receivers but still wish
to receive data from other vessels
Note Not all AIS equipment supports silent mode For more
AIS currently unavailable information refer to the documentation that accompanies your
AIS unit
AIS unit is switched off or not connected Enabling and disabling AIS silent mode
In the chart or radar application
1 Press the MENU button
AIS unit is in Silent Mode 2 Select the AIS Layer Setup menu item
3 Select the ON or OFF option for the Silent Mode option as
appropriate
AIS unit is in Silent Mode with active alarms
AIS unit is connected and switched on but has
active alarms
AIS unit is connected and switched on but the
dangerous and lost alarm is
GSeries User Viewing AIS target information Target type Description Symbol
You can display information relating to individual AIS targets Dangerous target Targets within specified
distance CPA or time
When a target is highlighted with the cursor the softkeys change TCPA Dangerous
to allow you to select the following options target alarm sounds if
AIS vectors enabled Target flashes
AIS safety critical data Uncertain target Calculated CPA TCPA
value uncertain
AIS list
Lost target When signal of
Full AIS data dangerous target not
received for 20 seconds
AIS target symbols Target in latest predicted
position Alarms sounds
Your multifunction display shows a range of symbols to represent if enabled Target
the different types of AIS target flashes
Target type Description Symbol Buddy target Target has previously
Transmitting target Target not activated been added to the Buddy
dangerous or lost List
Target is moving or at Aid To Navigation AToN AToN target is ON
anchor target Real position
Activated target Target activated COGSOG Direction
Aid To Navigation AToN AToN target is OFF
that is AIS vector vector of turn
target Real position
displayed Vector
line optional shows Heading Aid To Navigation AToN AToN target is ON
predicted distance target Virtual position
travelled within a given
time Aid To Navigation AToN AtoN target is OFF
target Virtual position
Selected target Target selected with
cursor Can activate the Land base station target Land base station target
target and view detailed is ONLINE
data AIS
Using AIS detailed
AIS target information 109 Using AIS to avoid collisions
In the chart or radar application You can use the AIS safe zone and safety message functions to
1 In the chart application select the AIS OPTIONS softkey or help you avoid collisions with other vessels and objects
RADAR AND AIS softkey if Radar Overlay is ON
2 In the radar application select the TARGET TRACKING softkey Safe Zones
3 Select the AIS LIST softkey A safe zone is a ring centred on your vessel within which a target
is considered dangerous It is displayed in the radar or chart
4 Select the VIEW FULL AIS DATA softkey applications as a red ring
Note You can also display full AIS information by moving the This AIS safe zone uses the same criteria as MARPA and will deem
cursor over the relevant target in the chart or radar application a target dangerous if it comes within a specified distance of your
and selecting the VIEW FULL AIS DATA softkey vessel closest point of approach or CPA within a specified time
time to closest point of approach or TCPA The CPA and TCPA are
calculated using COGSOG and position from the AIS target
When your system recognizes a dangerous AIS target
The target symbol changes to red and flashes
An alarm popup is displayed this can be disabled if required
An alarm sounds this can be disabled if required
Note When the AIS receiver is connected and functioning the
system will check for dangerous targets within the safe zone
and if enabled issue an alarm whenever necessary Dangerous
target alarm operates irrespective of the ON or OFF status of the
AIS target display or the VISIBLE HIDDEN status of the safe
zone ring
Safety Messages
When the status of the AIS Safety Messages function is set to ON in
the Menu AIS Layer Setup Menu any incoming safety messages
from surrounding vessels shore stations and mobile stations are
displayed in a popup box If known the message will include the
sending vessels position in latitude longitude You will have the
option to
Remove the message GSeries User
reference
Place a waypoint on your chart radar to mark the sending 1010 AIS options
vessels position
The AIS options are accessible in the chart application by pressing
Select to GOTO the sending vessels position
the AIS OPTIONS MARPA AIS OPTIONS softkeys or the radar
Note You will NOT receive any safety messages in Simulator application by pressing the TARGET TRACKING MARPA AIS
mode Menu System Setup Simulator OPTIONS softkeys
Parameter Description AIS information Vector Length The time period 05
specified for drawing
In the chart or radar application length of vectors 1 min
1 Move the cursor over the relevant AIS target 3 min
2 Press the AIS DATA softkey until the ON option is highlighted 6 min
3 Press the OK button
12 min
30 min
60 min
Target History Plots a targets previous OFF
position at specified
intervals The four 05 min
most recent position 1 min
points are displayed
If True target vectors 3 min
are selected the four 6 min
most recent vessel
position points are also
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Parameter Description Options 1011 AIS alarms
Own Vessel Safe Zone The safe zone is a ring 01 nm The AIS functions generate a number of alarms to alert you to
centred on your boat dangerous or lost targets
within which a target is 02 nm
considered dangerous In addition to the dangerous target alarm previously described the
05 nm
if it will enter this zone system generates an alarm when a dangerous target becomes a
within the Time to Safe 10 nm lost target ie its signal has not been received for 20 seconds
Zone period see below 20 nm Your AIS receiver generates local alarms which are displayed and
sounded on your multifunction display whenever an alarm condition
Time to Safe Zone If a target enters your 3 min exists on the unit
safe zone within this time
period it is considered 6 min Local AIS alarms
dangerous 12 min When the connected AIS unit generates an alarm your 24
min display shows a local alarm message and indicates the alarm status
in the data bar icon
Safe Zone Ring Controls whether the Visible
safe zone ring is Active AIS alarms list
displayed or hidden Hidden
The active alarm list shows the status of each local alarm This list
on screen can either be accessed via the Menu AIS Layer Setup Menu or
from the Menu Alarms Setup Menu
Note When local AIS alarms are acknowledged the target
is shown as dangerous flashing with a red outline and the
active alarm status icon is displayed until the target is no longer
dangerous
Acknowledging AIS alarms
In the chart or radar application
1 Press the ACKNOWLEDGE softkey
Note An AIS alarm remains active until it is acknowledged on
your multifunction GSeries User Buddy
tracking How it works
When the AIS Layer is enabled in the chart or radar application AIS
You can configure your display to notify you when an AISequipped targets are shown on your display You can add any AIS target to
friend or buddy comes within range of your vessel a Buddy List each entry consisting of an MMSI number and an
The Buddy Tracking feature enables you to add AISequipped optional name Subsequently whenever Buddy Tracking is and regular contacts to a
Buddy List on your multifunction on your mutlifunction display and a Buddy vessel with an MMSI
display As soon as a vessel on your Buddy List sails into the range number sails into the range of your AIS receiver an AIS Buddy icon
of your AIS receiver the vessel icon changes to indicate this is displayed Up to 100 vessels may be added to the Buddy List
2 1 The following items
are required for the Buddy Tracking feature
For the purposes of using the Buddy Tracking feature it is
assumed that your display is already connected to a suitable
AIS receiver
Only AISequipped vessels will be detected
Enabling and disabling buddy tracking
In the chart or radar application with the AIS Targets layer enabled
1 Press the MENU button
2 Select AIS Layer Setup
3 Use the Buddy Tracking menu item to select the ON or OFF
option as appropriate
Adding a vessel to your buddy list
Item Description In the chart or radar application
1 Buddy icon 1 Using the trackpad move the cursor over an AIS target
The softkeys change to reflect this and give you 2 Dangerous target icon
options
3 Normal AIS icon 2 Press the ADD TO BUDDY LIST softkey
The MMSI and vessel name are automatically added to the Buddy
List
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Adding a vessel to your buddy list from AIS Editing a buddys list 1
In the chart or radar application use the trackpad to move the
cursor over an AIS target
1 If you are in the chart application press the AIS OPTIONS
softkey The softkeys change to reflect this and give you
options
2 If you are in the radar application press the TARGET
TRACKING softkey 2 press the MENU button and select the AIS Layer
Setup menu
3 Press the AIS LIST softkey
3 Press the VIEW BUDDY LIST softkey
The AIS Target List is displayed
The AIS Buddy List dialog is displayed
4 Using the trackpad select the AIS target that you want to add 4 Press the EDIT VESSEL DETAILS softkey
to your Buddy List
The Edit Buddy Vessel dialog is displayed
5 Press the ADD TO BUDDY LIST softkey
5 In the MMSI field edit the MMSI number nine digits if required
6 Press the OK button
6 Optionally In the NAME field edit the existing name or enter a
new name This could be the name of the vessel or the name of
Adding a vessel to your buddy list from main the friend who owns the vessel for example
menu 7 Press the OK button
Inthe chart or radar Press the MENU button Deleting a buddy
2 Using the trackpad select the AIS LAYER SETUP menu item 1 In the chart or radar application use the trackpad to move the
cursor over an AIS target
3 Using the trackpad select the VIEW BUDDY LIST menu item
The softkeys change to reflect this and give you Press the ADD VESSEL softkey options
5 In the MMSI field enter a valid MMSI number nine digits 2 press the MENU button and select the AIS Layer
6 Press the OK button Setup menu
7 In the NAME field use the trackpad to enter a name This could 3 Press the VIEW BUDDY LIST softkey
be the name of the vessel or the name of the friend that owns The AIS Buddy List dialog is displayed
the vessel for example 4 Using the trackpad highlight the Buddy that you want to delete
8 Press the OK button 5 Press the DELETE VESSEL softkey
A dialog is displayed asking you to confirm the deletion
6 Select YES to confirm that you wish to delete the buddy or NO
to abort
7 Press the OK button
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information 1013 Aid to Navigation AToN targets
In the chart or radar application With an AIS unit connected by NMEA 0183 your system can display
1 Using the trackpad move the cursor over an AIS target Aid to Navigation AToN targets
The softkeys change to reflect this and give you Buddyrelated AToN targets represent shorebased or mobile stations that have
options been equipped with AIS technology They broadcast information
such as their location approximately every 3 minutes
2 Press the BUDDY DATA AUTO ON OFF softkey
These stations may also be programmed to provide other navigation
3 Select theON option safety information for example and hydrological
The Buddys details are displayed data However not all information broadcast by AToN targets is
4 Press the OK button currently supported by your multifunction display
The following AToN target information is supported by your
multifunction display and will be shown in the chart or radar
applications when you position the cursor over an AToN target and
press the VIEW FULL AIS DATA softkey
Name
Type
Position
Status
Off On position
MMSI
Dimensions
TCPA
Last seen
AToN targets are shown in the radar and chart applications as
Icon Description
Aid To Navigation real target ON position
Aid To Navigation real target OFF AIS
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Icon Description 1014 Land base station targets
Aid To Navigation virtual target ON position With an AIS unit connected by NMEA 0183 or SeaTalkng your
system can display land base station targets
Aid To Navigation virtual target OFF position Land base station targets represent shorebased stations that have
been equipped with AIS technology They broadcast information
such as their location approximately every 10 AIS symbols are used to indicate whether the target is These stations may also be programmed to
provide other lost or selected safety information for example and hydrological
data However not all information broadcast by land base station
Note You can NOT display vectors for an AToN target activate targets is currently supported by your multifunction display
The following land base station target information is supported by
Note You can NOT add an AToN target to the Buddy List your multifunction display and will be shown in the chart or radar
applications when you position the cursor over a land base station
target and press the VIEW FULL AIS DATA AIS data for AToN targets
Name
In the chart or radar application with the AIS layer enabled
Type
1 Move the cursor over the relevant Aid To Navigation AToN
target Position
The softkeys change to show the AToN options Status
2 Select the VIEW FULL AIS DATA softkey Off On position
MMSI
Dimensions
TCPA
Last seen
In the chart and radar applications land base station targets are
shown as
Icon Description
Land base station target ONLINE
170 GSeries User AIS symbols are
used to indicate whether the target is
dangerous lost or selected
Note You can NOT display vectors for land base station targets
activate
Note You can NOT add land base station targets to the Buddy
AIS data for land base the chart or radar application with the AIS layer enabled
1 Move the cursor over the relevant land base station target
The softkeys change to show the options
2 Select the VIEW FULL AIS DATA AIS 171
172 GSeries User 11 Using the Course Deviation contents
111 Course Deviation Indicator overview on page 174
112 Displaying the CDI application on page 175
113 Using the CDI application on page 175
Using the Course Deviation Indicator 173
111 Course Deviation Indicator overview Screen item Course Deviation Indicator CDI gives a graphical
1 Starboard steer of your vessels course in a rolling road format 2 Water
With your display receiving accurate heading and you can use the Course Deviation Indicator CDI to 3 your course and accurately
steer to a target waypoint 4 Maximum CrossTrack Error XTE value
The CDI application shows a rolling road which represents a width
5 Port line
of sea equal to the Cross Track Error XTE limits that you in the Setup menu As you travel towards the target 6 Vessel the
checkered pattern and the waypoint will move down
the screen at a rate proportional to your boats speed Navigation 7 Steer is displayed alongside or below the rolling road
8 Center line
The CDI application is to display the CDI graphic
You can customize the panel to display any available data 9 CrossTrack Error XTE value
10 Destination name
1 2 3 5 6 8 11 12
11 Starboard line
12 Port steer arrow
4 7 9 10
174 GSeries User Displaying the
CDI application 113 Using the CDI the home screen displayed
Monitoring Your Course Using CDI
1 Select a page that includes the CDI application
You can use the rolling road format of the Course Deviation
The CDI application is displayed Indicator CDI application to monitor your course
Note If the CDI application is placed in multiple windows the The steering instructions below the rolling road tell you what
same data is displayed in each correction is needed to maintain your course and arrive at the target
waypoint
The following table explains these Instruction Cause
STEER XTE error to port is more than a 14 of the maximum
STARBOARD XTE error limit in the Setup menu
STEER PORT XTE error to starboard is more than a 14 of the
maximum XTE error limit in the Setup menu
Indication arrows are placed either side of the steering instruction
pointing towards the centre line The greater the error the more
arrows appear You should correct your course by steering in the
direction indicated by the arrows
Following a route using the CDI application
1 In the CDI application press the GOTO softkey
2 Press the FOLLOW ROUTE OPTIONS softkey
The Route List is displayed
3 Using the trackpad select the route that you want to follow
4 Press the OK button
Going to a waypoint using the CDI application
1 In the CDI application press the GOTO softkey
2 Press the GOTO WAYPOINT OPTIONS softkey
The Waypoint List is the Course Deviation Indicator
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3 Using the trackpad select the waypoint that you want to go to
4 Press the GOTO WAYPOINT softkey
Note Press the STOP GOTO softkey at any time to stop going
towards the waypoint
Note If you have sailed off course while heading to a waypoint
you can press the RESTART XTE button at any time to restart
Cross Track the data displayed in the the CDI Press the MENU button
2 Select the Panel Setup Menu menu item
3 Select the Configure CDI menu item
A red outline appears around the main screen element in the
CDI display
4 Highlight the data element that you want to change
5 Select the SELECT DATA softkey
6 Select the appropriate data group
7 Highlight the data item that you want then select the appropriate
option
8 Press the OK button
The CDI display will be updated to show the data that you GSeries User 12
Using the contents
121 Fishfinder introduction on page 178
122 The sonar image on page 179
123 Fishfinder presets on page 181
124 Fishfinder display modes on page 182
125 Fishfinder range on page 185
126 Fishfinder presentation options on page 186
127 Fishfinder waypoints on page 191
128 Fishfinder alarms on page 191
129 Fishfinder setup on page 192
Using the fishfinder 177
121 Fishfinder introduction Fishfinder screen
The fishfinder displays a scrolling image of the seabed updating
Warning Sonar operation from the right as your vessel makes progress
NEVER operate the sounder with the boat out of Example fishfinder screen
the water
NEVER touch the transducer face when the sounder
is powered on
SWITCH OFF the sounder if divers are likely to be
within 76 m 25 ft of the overview
The fishfinder application provides a detailed view of the fish and
seabed under your vessel enabling you to accurately different sizes of fish bottom structure and The standard fishfinder image is a historical
graph with range and sonar frequency automatically selected
by the system
The various functions and features of the fishfinder application The fishfinder window includes the following
The bottom together with any bottom structure such as reefs and
Preset modes for easy optimal operation shipwrecks etc
Display modes Zoom AScope or Bottom Lock Target images indicating fish
A status bar noting the frequency and gain settings
Adjustable range and zoom
The bottom depth
Finding bottom feeding fish with the bottom lock display mode
Status icon
Clutter and gain options to simplify the image
The fishfinder status icon is located in the topright section of the
Pausing and adjusting the speed of the scrolling image screen
Using waypoints to mark a position
Determining depths and distances of targets
Fishfinder alarms fish depth or water temperature Icon animated fishfinder is
GSeries User reference
Icon static the fishfinder transducer is connected but not 122 The sonar image
Icon greyedout no fishfinder transducer is connected Interpreting the seabed using sonar
It is important to understand how to correctly interpret the seabed
How the fishfinder works structure represented in the fishfinder display
The fishfinder application uses a Digital Sounder Module DSM and The seabed usually produces a strong echo
a suitable sonar transducer The DSM interprets signals from the The following images show how different seabed conditions and builds up a
detailed underwater view represented in the sonar display
The transducer is located on the bottom of the boat it sends pulses A hard bottom sand produces a thin line
of sound waves into the water and measures the time it takes for the
sound wave to travel to the bottom and back The returning echoes
are affected by bottom structure and by any other objects in their
path for example reefs wrecks shoals or fish A soft bottom mud or seaweed cover produces a wide line
The dark layer indicates a strong are used on the display to indicate the strength of the returns
You can use this information to determine the bottom size of fish and other objects in the water such as debris or
air bubbles
A rocky or uneven bottom or a wreck produces an irregular
Note Some transducers include additional sensors to measure image with peaks and troughs
water temperature andor speed
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The dark layers indicate a good echo the lighter areas indicate
weaker echoes This could mean that the upper layer is soft and
therefore allowing sound waves to pass to the more solid layer
below
It is also possible that the sound waves are making two complete
trips hitting the seabed bouncing off the vessel then reflecting
off the seabed again This can happen if the water is shallow the
seabed is hard or the gain is set high
Using the fishfinder
Factors influencing the sonar display Water depth
The quality and accuracy of the display can be influenced by a As sea depth increases signal strength decreases resulting in a
number of factors including vessel speed depth object size lighter onscreen image of the noise and transducer frequency
Size of the target
Vessel speed The larger the target the larger the return on the fishfinder display
The shape of the target changes along with your speed Slower The size of a fish target is also dependent upon the size of the fishs
speeds return flatter more horizontal marks Higher speeds cause swim bladder rather than its overall size The swim bladder varies in
the target to thicken and arch slightly until at fast speeds the mark size between different breeds of a double vertical line
Transducer depth The same target will appear differently when the closer the target to
the surface the larger the mark on screen frequency is changed The lower the frequency the broader the
mark
Note The depth of individual targets can be displayed by
switching on the Target Depth ID in the fishfinder setup menu Clutter Background noise
The number of target depths displayed is influenced by the fish The fishfinder picture may be impaired by echoes received from
alarm sensitivity level floating or submerged debris air bubbles or even the boats
movement This is known as background noise or clutter and is
controlled by the gain modes The system will automatically control
the gain settings according to the depth and water conditions You
can however adjust the gain settings manually if you
GSeries User Fishfinder presets 1 Press the appropriate softkey to select from
The fishfinder provides you with four preset available PRESET 1 SINGLE
on the fishfinder toolbar These enable you to quickly select PRESET 2 settings tailored for various situations
PRESET 3 SHALLOW or
Each preset has been configured to provide the best for the fishfinder However it is possible to manually PRESET 4 DEEP
adjust the presets if necessary The four presets are
After a few moments the fishfinder display will change to the new
Single this preset provides quick access to a mode This is indicated in the top lefthand corner of the status bar
suitable for general fishing conditions
Dual this preset provides a dual frequency You can either display two different frequencies at the same
time in one window or display one frequency at fullscreen on
your master display and the other frequency at fullscreen on an
additional networked display
Shallow this preset optimizes the fishfinder display for shallow
waters
Deep this preset optimizes the fishfinder display for deep
modes
When using presets you can either select the relevant preset and
start using the default configuration immediately or you can adjust
the preset to your needs using the display modes
Zoom
Bottom Lock
AScope
Any changes you make to a preset are retained when you switch
off the power to your multifunction a fishfinder preset
From the fishfinder main screen
Using the fishfinder 181
124 Fishfinder display modes When the range increases the area shown in the zoom window
also a fishfinder display mode Zoom split
When a fishfinder preset is selected its softkey label changes to With the zoom display mode you can split the screen and Pressing this softkey
allows you to configure the display the zoomed image alongside the standard fishfinder image ZOOM
mode settings to suit your requirements Changes to the display SPLIT The zoomed section is indicated on the standard are saved with the preset
at poweroff screen by a zoom box
From the fishfinder main screen
1 Use the softkeys to select an appropriate preset
The softkey name changes to ADJUST
2 Select the ADJUST softkey
3 With dual frequency screens select FREQ1 or FREQ2 to select
which frequency display you wish to change
4 Select the SELECT VIEW softkey
5 Select the required display mode
None
Zoom
Bottom Lock or
zoom mode Enabling fishfinder zoom mode
The zoom display mode magnifies a region of the fishfinder screen From the fishfinder main screen
to display more detail
1 Use the softkeys to select an appropriate preset
This zoom option enables you to
The softkey name changes to ADJUST
Replace the standard fishfinder image with the zoomed image
2 Select the ADJUST softkey
or display the zoomed image alongside the standard fishfinder
image 3 With dual frequency screens select FREQ1 or FREQ2 to select
which frequency display you wish to change
Set the zoom factor to a predefined level or adjust it manually
4 Select the SELECT VIEW softkey
Reposition the zoomed portion of the image to a different point 5 Select the ZOOM option
in the display
182 GSeries User zoom split screen
With the fishfinder in zoom mode
1 Press the ZOOM softkey to select FULL or SPLIT as the fishfinder zoom factor
When the zoom function is active ZOOM FULL or ZOOM SPLIT
you can either select a predefined zoom factor or adjust it the fishfinder in zoom mode
1 Press the ZOOM FACTOR softkey to toggle between predefined
settings or select xR to set a factor manually For manual
settings adjust the zoom factor with the trackpad
2 Press the OK the position of the fishfinder zoomed area
When the zoom function is selected the system the zoom position so that the bottom details are always in the
lower half of the display If required you can reposition the portion of
the image to be zoomed so that an alternative area is the fishfinder in zoom mode
1 Press the ZOOM POSITION softkey until the MAN option is
selected MODE 3
The Ascope
2 Use the rotary control to reposition the zoomed area as required MODE 2
image angles
The lefthand side
3 Press the OK button MODE 1 of the Mode 1 outward as
The Ascope image is expanded signal width
image is centred to give a more increases AScope mode in the window
detailed view depth
The AScope mode enables you to view a live rather than of the seabed and fish directly below your vessel Enabling the Fishfinder
AScope Mode
The standard fishfinder display shows a historical record of fishfinder From the fishfinder main If required you can display a live image of the
bottom 1 Use the softkeys to select an appropriate and the fish directly below the transducer by using the
AScope feature The width of the bottom covered by the AScope The softkey name changes to ADJUST
is indicated at the bottom of the window AScope provides a more 2 Select the ADJUST and easier to interpret indication of the target
strength 3 With dual frequency screens select FREQ1 or FREQ2 to select
There are three AScope modes as illustrated in the diagram below which frequency display you wish to change
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4 Select the SELECT VIEW softkey Bottom Lock is selected for individual fishfinder windows and can
5 Select the ASCOPE option either replace ON or appear alongside SPLIT the standard
fishfinder image
Note Enabling AScope mode automatically switches OFF
Bottom Lock and Zoom Enabling Bottom Lock
From the fishfinder main screen
1 Use the softkeys to select an appropriate Lock
The softkey name changes to ADJUST
The Bottom Lock function applies a filter to flatten the image of the 2 Select the ADJUST and make any objects on or just above it easier to
discern
This feature is particularly useful for finding fish that feed close to 3 With dual frequency screens select FREQ1 or FREQ2 to select
the bottom which frequency display you wish to Lock is selected for individual
fishfinder windows and 4 Select the SELECT VIEW softkey
can replace or appear alongside the standard fishfinder image 5 Select the BOTTOM LOCK the range of the bottom lock image allows you to
view
more bottom details You can also reposition the image on screen to Adjusting the bottom lock between the bottom of the window 0 and the middle
of With the fishfinder in bottom lock mode
the window 50 by using the Bottom Shift control
1 Use the appropriate softkeys and the trackpad to set Full
Split screen Bottom lock range and Bottom shift values as
GSeries User Fishfinder range
The Range and Range Shift functions enable you to change the
range of depth displayed by the Range function enables you to define the range of depth that
you see in the fishfinder display
By default the fishfinder display shows the shallowest enabling you to clearly see what is near the surface of the
water under your vessel This is useful for finding smaller fish that
feed nearer the surface An example of this kind of depth range is 0
to 200 feet In this case the range is 200 feet so 200 feet of water
will be displayed onscreen at any one time
There may be circumstances in which you want to see a less
detailed image showing a greater amount of depth beneath your
vessel This is useful for locating bigger fish and other objects Changing the fishfinder depth range
located closer to the seabed such as wrecks An example of this You can choose from either
kind of depth range is 0 to 1000 feet or greater In this case the
range is 1000 feet and you will be able to see 1000 feet of water an automatic adjustment whereby the display automatically show
beneath your vessel without needing to scroll the display up or the shallowest required range
down
manual adjustment of the depth range up to the maximum depth
Range Shift displayed on the scrolling bottom and AScope images
The Range Shift function enables you to define which area of the Changes to the range affect all fishfinder depth you want to be able to see
onscreen For example 1 Press the RANGE button
if your range is 5000 feet and the display is showing the surface
2 Toggle to AUTO or MAN using the RANGE softkey
0 feet at the very top of the display and 5000 feet at the bottom
of the display you can use the Range Shift function to focus on a 3 Use the rotary controller to adjust the depth 5000 feet range For example
2000 feet at the very top of 4 Press OK
the screen and 7000 feet at the very bottom of the screen with range and range shift used to view the seabed
at a depth range of 4080 ft
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Using fishfinder range shift 126 Fishfinder presentation options
The DSM automatically adjusts the display to keep the bottom in The PRESENTATION softkey gives you access to a features
the lower half of the display window Alternatively you can shift the and functions which enhance the fishfinder display and provide
image within the current range Changes to the range shift are additional onscreen in all fishfinder windows
Presentation options include
1 Press the RANGE control to open the range toolbar
2 Press the RANGE softkey repeatedly until the MAN option is Gain settings to enhance display clarity
selected Power to the Press the RANGE SHIFT softkey
VRM features for measuring depth distance
4 Select your desired setting using the trackpad
Dual frequency view options
5 Press OK
Scroll pause and resume
Sonar gain
The gain settings alter the way the DSM processes background
noise also called clutter Adjusting the gain settings can improve
the sonar image however for optimum performance in most
conditions we recommend that you use the auto settings
The gain adjusts the return threshold echo strength above which
the fishfinder will show an object on the screen
There are two gain modes
Auto
Manual
Auto
In Auto mode the DSM sonar automatically adjusts the gain setting
to suit current conditions Any adjustments made apply to all
fishfinder windows using that particular frequency
There are three Auto modes each suited to different scenarios
Low Cruising is ideal for viewing fishfinder images with a
minimum of background noise as you are cruising to your fishing
spot Only the strongest echoes are
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Medium Trolling is a slightly higher gain setting that displays Fishfinder color gain
more detail This is the default mode
You can adjust the color gain to change the signal strength threshold
High Fishing provides the most detail but also displays the for the strongest color in your fishfinder display
most background noise and surface clutter
Color gain sets the lower limit for the strongest echo color All
echoes with a signal strength above this value are displayed in the
Manual strongest color Those with a weaker value are divided equally
If necessary you can set the gain controls manually between a between the remaining colors
value of 1 to 100 default value is 75 This value should be set
high enough to see fish and bottom detail but without too much Setting a low value produces wide band for the weakest color noise Generally a
high gain is used in deep andor a small signal band for the other colors
clear water a low gain in shallow andor murky water Setting a high value gives a wide band for the strongest color but
The new values remain set even when you switch off the display a small signal band for the other colors
they are applied to both the active window and any other with the same frequency There are two color gain
automatic fishfinder gain Auto In Auto mode the color gain setting is
adjusted to suit current conditions Any adjustments made apply
From the main fishfinder screen to all fishfinder windows
1 Press the PRESENTATION softkey
Manual You can set the color gain manually between a value
2 Press the GAIN softkey
of 1 to 100
3 Press the GAIN softkey until the AUTO option is selected
4 Use the trackpad to select the auto mode you want Adjusting the fishfinder color gain
5 Press the OK button From the main fishfinder the fishfinder gain manually
1 Press the PRESENTATION softkey
From the main fishfinder screen 2 Press the GAIN softkey
1 Press the PRESENTATION softkey 3 Press the COLOR GAIN softkey until the MAN option is selected
2 Press the GAIN softkey 4 Use the rotary control to select the amount of color gain you
3 Press the GAIN softkey until the MAN option is selected want
4 Use the rotary control to select the amount of gain you want 5 Press the OK button
between a value of 1 to 100 The default value is 75 The new values remain set even when you switch off the display
5 Press the OK button and are applied to all fishfinder windows
The new values remain set even when you switch off the display
they are applied to both the active window and any other displaying the same the fishfinder
color threshold 4 Use the rotary control to
select the amount of Time Varied Gain
you want
The color threshold setting determines the range of colors used on
screen The effect of this is to set a color threshold below which 5 Press the OK are not shown For example a low setting would result in
only the strongest orange and red targets being displayed Fishfinder the fishfinder color threshold The
power setting controls the power level of the the main fishfinder screen Power options
1 Press the PRESENTATION softkey
Auto This is the default setting When it is selected the DSM
2 Press the GAIN softkey automatically determines the required power setting based on the
3 Press the COLOR THRESHOLD softkey current depth speed and bottom signal strength
4 Use the rotary controller to select the required color threshold Manual If you wish to manually adjust the power to suit current
5 Press the OK button conditions you can adjust the power level between 0 and
100 in 10 increments Lower power levels are normally used
in depth ranges less than 8 ft 24 m and higher power levels TVG Time Varied Gain typically selected for
depths greater than 12 ft 37 m
The Time Varied Gain TVG function reduces the amount of clutter
in the fishfinder display by varying the gain throughout the column of Adjusting the fishfinder power
water This function is useful for reducing the appearance of noise From the main fishfinder screen
Increasing the TVG value increases the maximum depth to which 1 Press the PRESENTATION softkey
TVG is applied A high value decreases the gain in shallow water 2 Press the POWER softkey until the MAN option is selected
so that only the strongest echoes are displayed
3 Use the rotary control to select the amount of power you want
Decreasing the TVG value reduces the maximum depth A low
4 Press the OK button
TVG value has little effect on gain in shallow water
The new values remain set even when you switch off the display
TVG adjustment can be made automatically or manually and are applied to all fishfinder the fishfinder time varied gain
Depth and distance with the fishfinder
Note TVG has no effect in fishfinder simulator mode
You can use VRM markers and depth lines to help you determine
1 From the main fishfinder screen press the PRESENTATION depths and distances in the fishfinder display
softkey
The fishfinder display provides a number of features to help you
2 Press the GAIN softkey determine depths and distances These features are illustrated and
3 Press the TVG softkey until the MAN option is selected described in more detail below
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Screen item Description
1 2 3 4 5 6
4 Depth Target ID depths are displayed against
recognized targets The sensitivity of these IDs is
directly linked to the Fish Alarm sensitivity the greater
the fish alarm sensitivity the greater the number of
labelled returns These targets are switched on or off
using the Fishfinder Display Setup menu
5 Vertical VRM marker indicates the distance behind
your vessel
6 Depth markers these numbers indicate the depth
Measuring depth and distance with VRM
You can use a Variable Range Marker VRM to determine an
objects depth and distance behind your vessel These markers
consist of a horizontal depth line and a vertical distance line
each of which are marked with the appropriate measurement and
are controlled From the main fishfinder screen
Screen item Description 1 Press the PRESENTATION softkey
1 Depth reading your current depth displayed The 2 Press the SCROLL softkey to pause the display This may make
size and position of this digit can be changed using it easier to position the VRM over the desired object
the Fishfinder Display Setup menu 3 Press the VRM softkey to open the VRM toolbar
4 Press the VRM softkey again until the ON option is selected
2 Depth lines horizontal dashed lines drawn at
regular intervals to indicate the depth from the surface 5 Measure the depth or distance
These lines can be switched on or off using the Press the VRM RANGE softkey to measure distance or
Fishfinder Display Setup menu Press the VRM DEPTH softkey to measure depth
3 Horizontal VRM marker indicates the depth of a 6 Use the rotary control or touchscreen to measure the distance
target or depth to your target
7 Press the OK button to save the position
Note The VRMs used in the fishfinder application are unrelated
to the VRMs used in the radar the fishfinder
scrolling 4 Use the rotary control to adjust the scroll speed
to the required
value
The fishfinder image scrolls from right to left You can adjust or
pause the scrolling for example to ease placing of waypoints or Pausing the fishfinder scrolling image
VRMs onscreen
From the main fishfinder speed 1 Press the PRESENTATION softkey
You can adjust the speed at which the fishfinder image scrolls A 2 Press the SCROLL softkey to pause the speed provides more detail which may be
useful when you
3 Press the OK button
are looking for fish If you select a slower speed the on the display for longer
The following option is available Dual Single frequency fishfinder
Manual This allows you to set the scroll speed as a percentage of Dual frequency operation allows the sonar to operate and display 2
the maximum scroll rate for that depth The lower the percentage frequencies If the preset mode that you are using
the slower the image will scroll The default setting is 100 has two frequencies you can view either one or both of those
frequencies in separate pause
Selecting dual frequency view
You can pause the display to see a snapshot of the When the image is paused scrolling stops but the depth From the main fishfinder
continues to be updated Scroll pauseresume affects the 1 Select the PRESET 2 DUAL selected fishfinder frequency
2 Select the PRESENTATION softkey
If you are in dual frequency mode you can pause one frequency 3 Use the VIEW softkey to switch between the available views
while the other continues to scroll This allows you to inspect a
paused image while the other frequency continues to scroll and
detect fish
Note Scrolling will resume if the frequency changes For
example an automatic change of frequency resulting from a
change in the fishfinder scrolling speed
From the fishfinder screen
1 Press the MENU button
2 Select the Fishfinder Setup menu item
3 Select Manual Scroll Speed
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waypoints 128 Fishfinder a waypoint on the fishfinder display enables you to mark a The display
can be configured to provide a number of that you can return to later alarms
When a waypoint is placed its details are added to the waypoint list The following fishfinder alarms can be set when you are connected
and a vertical line labelled WPT is displayed on screen You can edit to a DSM or when the simulator is on
waypoints and navigate to them in the fishfinder window
Fish alarms sound when a target meets the specified sensitivity
level and is within the depth limits if enabled The greater the
fish alarm sensitivity the greater the number of target image
depths displayed
ShallowDeep alarms sound when the DSM detects that the
depth is less than the shallow limit or greater than the deep limit
Setting up fishfinder alarms
Fishfinder alarms are configured within the alarms set up menu
1 Press the MENU button
2 Select the Alarm Setup menu item
3 Select Fishfinder Alarms Setup
4 Use the menu items to make the required changes
5 Press the OK button to save the a Waypoint on the Fishfinder Display
With the fishfinder screen active
1 Press the WPTSMOB button
2 Select the appropriate option WAYPOINT AT CURSOR
WAYPOINT AT VESSEL or WAYPOINT AT the fishfinder
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129 Fishfinder setup
Opening the fishfinder setup menu
In the fishfinder Press the MENU button
2 Select the Fishfinder Setup menu item
192 GSeries User setup menu options
This section describes the settings you can change using the fishfinder setup menu The setup menu contains settings that are likely
to be changed Menu Item Description Options
Configure Preset Frequencies Enables you to adjust the frequencies used for the four fishfinder AUTO or manual frequencies
presets For each preset you can select AUTO for fully
automatic selection or you can manually specify the frequency
You can also reset all the preset frequencies to the factory
defaults if required
Depth Digit Size Size of the digit that indicates the depth Small
Medium
Large
Depth Digit Position Position of the digit that indicates the depth Bottom
Target Depth ID Controls whether the depth of identified targets are displayed On
The level of targets displayed is directly linked to the level of Fish
Alarm sensitivity Off
Depth Lines Controls whether horizontal lines indicating depth are displayed On
White Line When set to ON this option displays a white line along the On
contour of the sea bottom This helps to distinguish objects
close to the sea bed Off
Bottom Fill When set to ON this option displays a solid color fill for the sea On
bottom
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Menu Item Description Options
Color Palette Various color palettes are available to suit different conditions Classic Blue
and your personal preferences
Classic Black
Classic White
Sunburst
Greyscale
Inverted Greyscale
Copper
Night Vision
Manual Scroll Speed Specify the fishfinder scroll speed 10 to preset configuration
Auto When operating in automatic frequency the system will set
and adjust the frequency automatically to suit your frequency and operating
frequency of the sonar determines the width of the sonar beam Dual operation
the depth to which the signals will penetrate and the resolution
of the image Each of the preset operating modes has its own For dual frequency operation you can set Frequency 2 for the
frequency settings required preset operating modes
The frequencies supported depend upon the DSM and transducer Setting the fishfinder to your system
With the configure presets frequencies options you can
Lower frequencies eg 50 kHz produce a wide sonar beam Specify one or two frequencies for each of the four presets
and penetrate the water well A lower frequency provides a lower
resolution image that may not be as good at detecting small fish Edit preset names
Use lower frequencies if you require a large coverage beneath Reset presets to factory defaults
your boat or if you are in deep water
1 From the main fishfinder screen press the MENU button
Higher frequencies eg 200 kHz produce narrow beam 2 Select Fishfinder Setup from the list of options
and produce a high resolution image They are most useful in
shallower water up to 1000 ft and at higher speeds 3 Select Configure Preset Frequencies from the list of options
4 Make the required changes for each preset mode P1 to P4
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fishfinder preset names
1 From the main fishfinder screen press the MENU button
2 Select Fishfinder Setup from the list of options
3 Select Configure Preset Frequencies from the list of options
4 Use the trackpad to select the required preset
5 Press the EDIT NAME softkey
6 Use the rotary control and trackpad to change the name
7 Press OK when the fishfinder and DSM the DSM and transducer settings
From the main fishfinder screen
1 Press the MENU button
2 Select Fishfinder Setup from the list of options
3 Select from the list of menu options
Transducer Settings
DSM DSM Setup Menu vessels equipped with a fishfinder or certain physical conditions like hard seabeds can affect the DSM Its setup menus enable
you to change settings to allow for this
Menu Item Description Options
DSM Reset Restore all settings on the DSM to factory default When Yes No
performing a DSM Reset it is normal to briefly loose connection
with the DSM
Trip Counter Reset Resets the Trip Counter of the DSM Yes No
SONAR Interference Rejection Removes spikes caused by other vessels Auto Low Medium High
2nd Echo Interference Rejection Adjusts the ping rate in small increments according to the 2nd Off Low High
echo level This results in better sensitivity of the image
Ping Rate Limit per second Provides a speed limiter it is useful to adjust the ping rate to 5 to 30 pings per second 30 default
suit local conditions For example the ping rate may be too fast
when there is a hard bottom in shallow water This setting reverts
to 26 pings per second when the DSM unit is powered off
Ping Enable The sonar ping is normally enabled It can be disabled This is Disabled Enabled
useful when other equipment is being tested or if someone is
diving beneath the boat This setting reverts to Enabled when
the DSM unit is powered off
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Transducer fishfinder transducer must be calibrated correctly to depth readings
The multifunction display receives the image from a DSM sonar signals from a transducer mounted in the water
If the transducer is equipped with a speed paddle wheel thermistor the DSM calculates speed To ensure accurate readings it may be necessary to
calibrate the transducers by applying offsets to depth speed As these settings are held in the DSM and relate to
the transducer they are applied transducer settings
Menu Item Description Options
Select Transducer Select the appropriate transducer type from those displayed B256M256
R99R199
B258
SS270B264
B164
R209R299
Select Speed Transducer Select the appropriate speed transducer from those available NONE
This option is only available if you are not using a combined
DepthSpeed or transducer UNKNOWN
B120P120 ST600
ST69
B120P120 ST800
CS4500
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Menu Item Description Options
Frequency Calibration Fine tune the frequency of the transducer Variable setting for the selected frequency
Depth Offset waterline Offset represents the depth of the transducer relative to the 99 to 99 feet
waterline
Speed Offset Offset applied to the speed log 0 to 100
Temperature Offset Offset applied to the temperature transducer value 99 to 99 F
198 GSeries User 13 Using the
engine contents
131 Engine application overview on page 200
132 Displaying the engine application on page 200
133 Setting up the engine application on page 201
134 Changing the engine panel dial color on page 201
135 data panels on page 202
136 Changing what the engine application displays on page 204
Using the engine application 199
131 Engine application overview 132 Displaying the engine engine application enables you to view key engine data
in your With the home screen display 1 Select a page that includes the engine monitor engine
application enables you to view information in the form The engine monitor application is displayed
of gauges and digital data from up to three compatible engines
To provide a fast update rate the engine data is transferred from
the engines serial interface to your multifunction display the default range of data shown by the engine application is not
suitable you can change what is Note For details of compatible engines and related
software updates please refer to the Raymarine website at
GSeries User Setting up the engine application 134 Changing the engine panel dial
In the engine application
color
1 Press the MENU button In the Engine Select Panel Setup Menu
1 Press the MENU button
3 Select Number of Engines then select the appropriate value 2 Select Panel Setup Menu
4 Select the Maximum tachometer range menu item then select 3 Use the Engine Panel Dials menu item to select the Light
the appropriate value Background or Dark Background option as the engine application
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135 data panels
By default a range of data is displayed in a number
of data panels Each panel consists of a number of cells a different item of data
Note Panel selection is a local setting and therefore only affects
the individual display that you are currently using It does not
affect any networked GSeries User of engine panels
A range of panels show commonly used data
The following table shows the data displayed by each type of panel Each data item listed in the table below represents a cell
Note Panel selection is a local setting and therefore only affects the individual display that you are currently using It does not
affect any networked displays
Engine and
Data Engine Engine and fuel Fuel resources resources Twin engines
Tacho and engine hours
Oil pressure
Engine coolant temperature
Boost pressure
Alternator
Fuel level tanks 1 2 3
Total fuel
a data panel
In the data or engine Using the softkeys select the data panel you
want to use
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136 Changing what the engine Changing the size of data displays
Inthe data or engine application
1 Press the MENU button
In the engine application
2 Select Panel Setup Menu
1 Press the MENU button
3 Select the data panel you want to resize Select Panel Setup Menu
4 Select the MERGE CELLS softkey if you want to merge the
3 Select the appropriate Configure menu item contents of the cell with an adjacent cell resulting in a bigger cell
A red outline appears around the main data element in the 5 Select the SPLIT CELL softkey if you want to split the size of
engine monitoring application the cell in half
4 Highlight the data element that you want to change
5 Select the SELECT DATA softkey
6 Select the appropriate data group
7 Select the appropriate category then select the appropriate
option
The engine display will be updated to show the data that Note You can also access the SELECT DATA softkey by
pressing and holding the physical softkey associated with the
data panel you want to customize for example data panels
Inthe data or engine Press the MENU button
2 Select Panel Setup Menu
3 Select the panel you want to rename Select the RENAME PANEL softkey
The onscreen keyboard is displayed
5 Enter the new name for the data panel
6 Select the onscreen keyboards SAVE key
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data contents
141 Data application overview on page 206
142 data panels on page 207
143 Trim tab calibration on page 210
144 Customizing the data application on page 210
Using the data application 205
141 Data application overview
The data application displays system and instrument data on display
The data application enables you to view numeric data generated
by the system It also shows data from instruments connected to
your multifunction display using the NMEA or SeaTalk GSeries User data panels
By default a range of data is displayed in a number
of data panels Each panel consists of a number of cells a different item of data
Note Panel selection is a local setting and therefore only affects
the individual display that you are currently using It does not
affect any networked the data application 207
List of data panels
A range of panels show commonly used data
The following table shows the data displayed by each type of panel Each data item listed in the table below represents a cell
Note Panel selection is a local setting and therefore only affects the individual display that you are currently using It does not
affect any networked displays
Data Navigation panel Waypoint panel Route panel Fishing panel Sailing panel
Vessel Position
Active Waypoint
VMG Waypoint
Depth
COG SOG
Heading
Speed
Set Drift
Trip
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Data Navigation panel Waypoint panel Route panel Fishing panel Sailing panel
Local Time
Sea Temperature
Ground Wind
App Wind
True Wind
VMG a data panel
In the data or engine Using the softkeys select the data panel you
want to the data application 209
143 Trim tab calibration 144 Customizing the data can calibrate your trim tabs from your multifunction
display You can customize the data application to show the system and
instrument data that you require
Trim tab data can be displayed in the Engine Data and by selecting it from the Engine Data Group using the In addition to displaying the default
data panels in
Panel Setup Menu the data application you can also customize the data panels to
your specific ensure that accurate data is displayed you must calibrate your
You can customize each data panel by tabs The calibration option is available in the Panel Setup
Menu The panel name
The size and number of data trim tabs The data contained in each data panel This data can include
In the Engine Data or CDI application and your physical trim tabs transducer or internally calculated navigation data that is to you
on NMEA or SeaTalk Additional data includes a compass rose a
distance log and four resettable trip counters
1 Press the MENU button on your multifunction display
2 Select Panel Setup Menu How the data is displayed You can control whether the data
is displayed in numerals digits gauge or graphical format as
3 Select Calibrate Trim Tabs appropriate for each data item
The Trim Tab Calibration dialog is displayed
Note The Calibrate Trim Tabs menu item is NOT available if Selecting customized data in the data
the Trim Tabs menu item shows Not Detected Set both physical Trim Tabs in the UP position In the data
Press the OK button on your multifunction display 1 Press the MENU button
6 Set both physical Trim Tabs in the DOWN position 2 Select Panel Setup Menu
3 Select the appropriate Configure menu item
7 Wait for the Calibration Complete message A red outline appears around the main data element in the data
Press the OK button
4 Highlight the data element that you want to change
5 Select the SELECT DATA softkey
6 Select the appropriate menu items to choose the Data Group
and Data that you want to see in the cell you selected
7 Select the appropriate menu items to choose the relevant data
type for that particular data
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Note You can also access the SELECT DATA softkey by
pressing and holding the physical softkey associated with the
data panel you want to customize for example data panels
Inthe data or engine Press the MENU button
2 Select Panel Setup Menu
3 Select the panel you want to rename Select the RENAME PANEL softkey
The onscreen keyboard is displayed
5 Enter the new name for the data panel
6 Select the onscreen keyboards SAVE the size of data panels
Inthe data or engine Press the MENU button
2 Select Panel Setup Menu
3 Select the data panel you want to resize Select the MERGE CELLS softkey if you want to merge the
contents of the cell with an adjacent cell resulting in a bigger cell
5 Select the SPLIT CELL softkey if you want to split the size of
the cell in the data application 211
212 GSeries User 15 Using the weather application North America contents
151 Weather application overview on page 214
152 Displaying the weather application on page 214
153 Weather application setup on page 215
154 Weather application display overview on page 215
155 Weather map navigation on page 219
156 Weather reports on page 219
157 Storm tracking on page 220
158 Animated weather graphics on page 221
Using the weather application North America only 213
151 Weather application overview 152 Displaying the weather weather application overlays historical live and
forecasted With the home screen graphics on a world map 1 Select a page that includes the weather
weather application can only be used in North America and The weather application is coastal waters
The weather application graphics and their associated weather data
enable you to determine the actual conditions in the vicinity of your
vessel or at a particular forecasts and warnings detailing both current and
predicted conditions are regularly updated in the Note For types of warnings watches and advisories refer to
the NOAA website at advisory only
The weather information is subject to service interruptions and may
contain errors or inaccuracies and consequently should not be
relied upon exclusively You are urged to check alternate sources prior to making safety related decisions and agree that you shall be solely
responsible for use
of the information and all decisions taken with respect thereto By
using this service you release and waive any claims against Radio Inc WSI Navcast Incorporated and regard to this service
If you do not have the subscription agreement you may view a copy
on the internet at GSeries User
Weather application setup 154 Weather application display
A number of steps must be completed before you can use the
application for the first time
The weather application displays a range of graphics to indicate
Obtain a Sirius ID number by contacting Sirius and subscribing to weather conditions and forecast information
a weather andor audio service package Before subscribing you The following diagram illustrates the main features of the weather
must first record your data andor audio Electronic Serial Number application display
ESN This number is located on the weather receiver shipping
carton or on the back of the weather receiver itself For more Range Animation timedata Signal
strength
information refer to 2400 nm 1200 2211
Medium Status
Your multifunction display must be connected to a Raymarine
bar
SR100 Sirius weather receiver
Marine
zone
You must be navigating within US coastal waters
The weather application must be added to at least one page on
the home screen
Surface
observation
You must specify the weather graphics that you want to display on
stations
the weather map
weather graphics
heights
In the weather Press the DISPLAY GRAPHICS softkey FIND SHIP
DISPLA Y
GRAPHICS
ANIMATE
WEATHER
WEATHER
REPOR TS
PRESENT ATION
2 Using the trackpad select the ON option for each graphic that
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you want displayed on the weather map Weather soft keys
3 Press the OK button When you move the cursor over the graphics in the display
additional information is shown The type of graphics that appear in
the display are described in the following the weather application North America only
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Weather symbols Storm tracks symbols
The weather application uses a range of symbols to represent The weather application uses a range of symbols to
weather conditions and forecasts different types of storm tracks
24 26
22 22 Hurricane Category 15 Tropical storm
Tropical disturbance
tropical depression
Storm cast Waves Canadian radar Dark See waves section
Surface pressure symbols
The weather application uses a range of symbols to represent
Or different surface pressure conditions
Lightning Wind Sea surface temperature
High low pressure blue red Warm front red Cold front blue
Surface observ
ation stations pink Cities grey NOWRad Snow Pinks Occluded
front purple Stationary front redblue Trough brown
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1012
Squall line red Dry line red Isobars
GSeries User observation station symbols
Wave information symbols
The weather application uses a range of symbols to represent The weather application uses
a range of symbols to types of surface obervation station different types
of wave information
Wa ve height r anges
All surface observ
ations stations are representedby a pink symbol
Waves shown in
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Buoy Station C MAN WSI NWS Florida
16 shades of colour from
Reds Highest w aves
Greens Intermediate waves
Blues Lowest w aves
Wind speed symbols
The weather application uses a range of symbols to wind speeds
Wind speed symbols
Cuba
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37 kts 812 kts 1317 kts 1822 kts 2327 kts 2832 kts 3337 kts 3842 kts 4347 kts 4852 kts
5357 kts 5862 kts 6367 kts 6872 kts 7377 kts 7882 kts 8387 kts 8892 kts 9397 kts 98102 kts
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Wave Period Wave the weather application North America only
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NOWRad precipitation color codes Color code Intensity in mm per hour
NOWRad displays the type and level of Dark green 401 to 1200 mmhr
Color code Precipitation type Intensity Yellow 1201 to 2400 mmhr
Light green Rain 15 to 19 dBz Orange 2401 to 5000 mmhr
Medium green Rain 20 to 29 dBz Light red 5001 to 100 mmhr
Dark Green Rain 30 to 39 dBz Dark red 10001 mmhr
Yellow Rain 40 to 44 dBz
Orange Rain 45 to 49 dBz
Light red Rain 50 to 54 dBz
Dark red Rain 55 dBz
Light blue Snow 5 to 19 dBz
Dark blue Snow 20 dBz
Light pink Mixed 5 to 19 dBz
Dark pink Mixed 20 radar precipitation color radar shows the intensity of precipitation for NOWRad Canadian
radar does not show the Color code Intensity in mm per hour
Transparent nothing shown at very 000 to 020 mmhr
low Light green 021 to 100 mmhr
Medium green 101 to 400 mmhr
218 GSeries User Weather map navigation
156 Weather reports
You can move around the weather map and place waypoints You can view a number of different weather reports to give you a
comprehensive view of the weather
When you open the weather application a world map is displayed
If the system has a position fix for your boat the map will be centred Your multifunction display shows weather reports for
on your boat As in the chart application use the cursor to move
Tropical the map and view different locations and the Range control
to zoom in and out Use the WPTS MOB button to place waypoints Marine warnings
Marine zone your vessel on the weather map
Marine watchbox warnings
In the weather Press the FIND SHIP softkey Tropical statements
Tropical statements provide information on tropical weather
conditions This information may not be available in all areas
Marine warnings
You can display a report for the current marine warnings in the US
coastal or near shore areas or for the zone around your cursor
or vessel
Marine zone forecasts
These forecasts cover
US Coastal Weather Forecasts and Offshore Forecasts and High
Seas Forecast or
Great Lakes Forecast and Near Shore Forecast or
Canadian Coastal Weather Forecast
Marine watchbox warnings
When a tornado or thunderstorm warning is received within the
specified range of your vessel MENU Weather Setup Menu
Marine Watchbox Alerts the system generates a watchbox alert
This alert provides information on the type of warning and validity
period The full watchbox report text is also the weather application North America only
weather reports 157 Storm tracking
In the weather application
The storm tracking function enables you to monitor Press the WEATHER REPORTS softkey storms in the area
2 Select the TROPICAL STATEMENTS MARINE WARNINGS Examples of significant storms include tropical MARINE ZONE FORECASTS or WATCHBOX
WARNINGS depressions storms and cyclones hurricanes typhoons and super
softkey as appropriate typhoons
The relevant report warning or statement is displayed The weather map displays the track that the storm has taken its
current and forecasted position the wind radii current the position of forecasts on the only direction and speed of map
Storm tracks are highlighted on the weather map in the form of
symbols as shown below
In the weather application
When you move the cursor over a symbol additional storm
1 Press the WEATHER REPORTS softkey information is displayed
2 Press the FORECAST AT softkey until the CURSOR or SHIP
option is selected as Note You cannot change the position of TROPICAL
STATEMENTS or WATCHBOX WARNINGS Hurricane Category 15 Tropical storm Tropical disturbance
tropical GSeries User Animated weather
graphics
You can view animated weather graphics to provide an indication
of changing weather patterns
The animated weather option enables you to view an the current time for
The forecast for wind wave or surface pressure
The weather radar history loop a weather animation
In the weather Press the ANIMATE WEATHER softkey
2 Press the ANIMATE TYPE softkey until the FCAST forecast or
NRAD NOWRad option is selected as If the FCAST option is selected press the FORECAST softkey
until the WIN wind WAV waves or PRES pressure option is
selected as Press the ANIMATE softkey until the ON option is selected
5 Press the OK button
Note You cannot display information by moving the cursor over
a symbol when animation is running The range and trackpad
controls do however remain operable provided the PAUSE option
has not been selected Ranging panning will cause the animation
to restart
Note The animation will be switched to OFF whenever the
ACTIVE PAGE DATA WPTS MOB or MENU buttons are
pressed or when the animation screen is closed and you return
to the default weather the weather application North America only 221
222 GSeries User 16 Using Sirius satellite radio North America contents
161 Sirius radio overview on page 224
162 Displaying the Sirius radio application on page 224
163 Sirius radio basic operations on page 225
164 Sirius radio presets on page 226
165 Favorite Sirius radio song alerts on page 227
166 Sirius radio parental locking on page 228
Using Sirius satellite radio North America only 223
161 Sirius radio overview 162 Displaying the Sirius radio
You can use your multifunction display to control a connected Sirius
Radio receiver
With the home screen multifunction display provides access to basic and advanced 1 Select a page that includes the Sirius Satellite Radio
functions on a connected Sirius Satellite Radio receiver
The Sirius Satellite Radio application is Sirius Satellite Radio service is only available in North America
From your multifunction display you can
Tune to a Sirius radio channel
Browse a Sirius radio channel without tuning to it
Scan for Sirius radio channels tune to all channels in turn
Set up Sirius radio presets for fast access to commonly used
channels
Set up a parental lock on a Sirius radio channel
Receive alerts for favorite songs and most applications it is possible to run 4 instances of the at any one time However there are 2 exceptions to
this which are
Chart application maximum 2 simultaneous instances per
multifunction display
Sirius satellite radio application maximum 1 instance per
multifunction display at any one time
Video application maximum 1 instance per display at any one time
224 GSeries User Sirius radio
basic operations Scanning Sirius radio channels
You can tune browse and scan Sirius Radio channels using your Inthe Sirius Satellite Radio display
1 Select the SETUP CHANNELS softkey
2 Select the SCAN CHANNELS and browsing
3 Select the SCAN ALLPRE softkey to scan all channels or only
You can tune to a channel using the following methods preset channels
using the trackpad you can tune to the previous or next channel 4 Use the SELECT softkey to stop the scan at anytime and listen
sequentially or the first channel in the previous or next category to the active channel
using the browse function ALL or PRESET to locate a channel
with the trackpad or rotary control and then the TUNE TO Showing or hiding Sirius radio channels
CHANNEL softkey to listen
In the Sirius Satellite Radio 1 Select the SETUP CHANNELS softkey
The scanning function automatically tunes to all channels in turn 2 Select the EDIT CHANNEL ACCESS option
3 Select the channel you want to hide
Tuning to a Sirius radio channel 4 Select the CHANNEL SHOWN and CHANNEL HIDDEN
Inthe Sirius Satellite Radio application softkeys to toggle between SHOW and HIDE
1 Press the trackpad up to tune to the next available channel
2 Press the trackpad down to tune to the previous channel
3 Press the trackpad right to tune to the first channel in the next
category
4 Press the trackpad left to tune to the first channel in the previous
Sirius radio channels
In the Sirius Satellite Radio Select the BROWSE softkey
The Channel List or Preset List is displayed
2 Using the trackpad scroll through the available channels
3 Select the TUNE TO CHANNEL softkey to listen to the selected
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164 Sirius radio presets 2 Select the preset you want to delete the channel from
You can assign up to 18 Sirius Radio channels to presets to make 3 Select the DELETE CHANNEL softkey
it easier to find commonly used channel must be assigned to a different preset You can also Moving a Sirius radio channel to another preset
move channels between presets and delete existing presets
In the Sirius Satellite Radio following screenshot shows the Sirius Radio Preset List
1 Select the PRESETS softkey
The Preset List is displayed
2 Select the preset that contains the channel you want to move
3 Select the MOVE TO NEW PRESET softkey
4 Select the preset you want to move the channel to
5 Select the MOVE TO NEW PRESET Sirius radio channel presets
In the Sirius Satellite Radio Select the PRESETS softkey
The Preset List is displayed
2 Select an unused preset number from the Preset List
3 Select the ASSIGN NEW CHANNEL softkey
4 Select the target a Sirius radio channel from a preset
In the Sirius Satellite Radio Select the PRESETS softkey
The Preset List is GSeries User
Favorite Sirius radio song alerts 2 Select the ADD SONG or ADD ARTIST softkey as appropriate
The song or artist is added as a favorite
The favorites feature alerts you when a favorite song or artist is
playing on any Sirius Radio channel 3 If you want to add an alert for the song or artist at this time use
the ALERTS ONOFF softkey to select the ON option
When favorite alerts are enabled and a favorite song or artist is
played on any channel an alert is displayed and an alarm sounds
You can add a song or artist as a favorite when you hear it being
played on a Sirius radio channel You can then add an alert for it at
that time or at anytime in the future
You can define up to 10 favorite songs or artists
The following screenshot shows an example of a Sirius radio up Sirius radio favorite alerts
In the Sirius Satellite Radio application when your favorite song
or artist is playing
1 Select the ALERTS softkey
The Edit Alerts dialog is Sirius satellite radio North America only
227
166 Sirius radio parental locking 3 Select the channel you want to block access to
4 Select the LOCKED option with the CHANNEL
You can block certain Sirius Radio channels to prevent unauthorized 5
Repeat Steps 3 to 4 for each channel you want to block
When you enable the Parental Locking function you can assign a
password to a channel to restrict access to it 6 Select the CLEAR it will not be possible to listen to the channel unless 7
Select the ON option with the PARENTAL LOCK softkey
the correct password is entered first 8 At the prompt enter your password
Blocked channels remain visible in channel lists but you up Sirius radio parental locking select them and they are
ignored by the scan function Blocked
In the Sirius Satellite Radio application channels are marked as locked by an icon next to the channel name
1 Select the SETUP CHANNELS softkey
2 Select the ON option for the PARENTAL LOCK softkey Accessing a blocked Sirius radio channel
The Password Setup dialog is displayed In the Sirius Satellite Radio Enter and confirm your password and hint
1 Select the SETUP CHANNELS or BROWSE softkey to find the
4 Select SAVE blocked channel
When you select a blocked channel you are prompted for your
Changing the Sirius radio password password
2 Enter your password
In the Sirius Satellite Radio application
3 Select the OK button
1 Select the SETUP CHANNELS softkey
2 Select the EDIT CHANNEL ACCESS softkey If you enter an incorrect password more than 3 times your password
hint is displayed
3 Select the EDIT LOCKOUT PASSWORD softkey
4 Enter your old password
5 Enter your new password and password hint
6 Select a Sirius radio channel
In the Sirius Satellite Radio Select the SETUP CHANNELS softkey
2 Select the EDIT CHANNEL ACCESS softkey
The Channel List is GSeries User
17 Using contents
171 Navtex overview on page 230
172 Navtex setup on page 230
173 Viewing and managing Navtex messages on page 231
Using Navtex 229
171 Navtex overview 172 Navtex setup
The Navtex features enable you to view marine safety information In order to receive Navtex alerts on your multifunction display you
including weather forecasts and marine safety warnings must connect a Navtex receiver and configure the NMEA options on
With a suitable Navtex receiver connected to your multifunction your multifunction you can view marine safety information including weather
Before you are able to receive and view Navtex safety messages on
forecasts and marine warnings your multifunction display you must
Major areas of NAVTEX coverage include the Mediterranean Sea Connect a suitable Navtex receiver to your multifunction display
The North Sea coastal areas around Japan and areas around the
North American continent Specify the appropriate baud rate for the relevant NMEA port on
your multifunction display MENU System Setup Navtex Message Alerts Integration You must select the Navtex
4800 or Navtex 9600
option if you want to view the Navtex Message a warning is received by the Navtex receiver an alert
is displayed on your multifunction display for any category of Select the appropriate category of Navtex message that you that you have set
up The alert contains the message to receive alerts for
details and can be erased or saved
Your multifunction display stores up to 100 messages Once
capacity is reached the oldest messages are automatically deleted
to allow for new incoming Message Alert can configure your multifunction display to show alerts for a
range of different categories of information including and services Examples include navigational warnings ice
reports search and rescue information warnings
and special categories are set up using the Navtex Message the appropriate categories from the list ensures that you
only receive warnings and information that are relevant to you
230 GSeries User Viewing and
managing Navtex 4 Set the receive status to ON or OFF as
5 Repeat Steps 3 to 4 for each category as a Navtex message
1 Display the Navtex Message List
i Press the MENU button
ii Select the NAVTEX MESSAGES menu item
The Navtex message list is displayed
2 Highlight the message in the list that you want to view
3 For long messages scroll the list to view the full message the Navtex message list
1 Press the MENU button
2 Select the NAVTEX MESSAGES menu the Navtex message list
1 Display the Navtex Message List
i Press the MENU button
ii Select the NAVTEX MESSAGES menu item
The Navtex message list is displayed
2 Select the SORT LIST softkey and choose the DATE STN
Station Identifier or CAT Category option as Navtex message alert categories
1 Display the Navtex Message List
i Press the MENU button
ii Select the NAVTEX MESSAGES menu item
2 Select the SETUP ALERTS softkey
3 Select the category that you want to receive alerts for
Using Navtex 231
232 GSeries User 18 Using contents
181 Video application overview on page 234
182 Video setup on page 235
183 Using video on page 236
184 Video adjustments on page 236
185 Audio adjustments on page 237
Using video 233
181 Video application overview
You can view video sources on your GSeries monitors
The video application enables you to display video to the GSeries system via the GVM video can be viewed on any GSeries monitors on the network For
example if you have a thermal imaging camera connected to the
GVM video module any networked GSeries monitors can display
the video feed
An audio feed is also available for any video sources connected to
the SVideo input on the GVM video module The volume can be
adjusted at using a GSeries keyboard if required Any change to
the volume will be indicated on all the GSeries monitors the associated video feed
You can display multiple video sources or cycle
through them for example display one video source every 10
video source is assigned to a softkey for easy access
Video sources and GVM video modules can be renamed for easy You can route anything displayed on the GSeries system to
external display for example a large television The output
You can also adjust the brightness contrast color and aspect ratio resolution can be adjusted in the MENU Display Setup Menu
of each video source The orientation of the video image can also
Note You can also connect video sources directly to the VGA
be changed For example if you are viewing a rearfacing camera
composite and SVideo connectors on the rear of the GSeries
on a monitor you can use the Mirror Image setting
monitors Video sources connected in this way cannot be viewed
to correct the orientation
in the video application To display these video sources use the
The following image shows an example of a camera feed displayed buttons located on the front of the monitor or in the case of Glass
in the video application Bridge monitors use the keyboard to access the monitors On
Screen Display OSD menu The GSeries system does NOT
provide an audio connection for video sources connected directly
to the rear of the monitors
Note For information on connecting video sources to your
system and compatible input refer to the GSeries
installation GSeries User
Video setup 5 Select the Rename GVM400 unit menu item
6 Use the onscreen keyboard to enter the new name then video source input type SAVE
The system is compatible with composite and svideo formats
In the video Press the MENU button
2 Select Video Setup
3 Select the Configure Video System menu item
4 Select the serial number for the GVM video module that the
video source is connected to
5 Select the Type menu item
6 Select the Composite or SVideo option as video sources
Inthe video Press the MENU button
2 Select Video Setup
3 Select the Configure Video System menu item
4 Select the serial number that corresponds to the GVM video
module that the video source is connected to
5 Select the Rename Video menu item
6 Use the onscreen keyboard to enter the new name then select
SAVE
Naming GVM video modules
In the video Press the MENU button
2 Select Video Setup
3 Select the Configure Video System menu item
4 Select the serial number that corresponds to the GVM video
module that the video source is connected to
Using video 235
183 Using video 184 Video video sources Adjusting the
video picture
In the video application In the video Select the VIDEO 1 VIDEO 2 VIDEO 3 or VIDEO 4 softkey to 1 Select
the PRESENTATION softkey
view the relevant video source 2 Select the CONTRAST BRIGHTNESS or COLOR softkey as
video sources 3 Using the trackpad adjust the level as required
In the video Select the PRESENTATION softkey Changing the video aspect ratio
2 Use the CYCLE VIDEO softkey to select the ON option Inthe video application
1 Press the MENU the video source cycle order and period
2 Select Video Setup
In the video application
3 Select the Configure Video System menu item
1 Press the MENU button
4 Select the serial number for the GVM video module that the
2 Select Video Setup video source is connected to
3 Select the Setup Video Cycle for this Display menu item 5 Select the Aspect Ratio menu item
4 Select the Cycle 1 menu item 6 Select the Auto 43 or 169 option as Select the cycle order for the video sources
6 Select the Cycle Period menu item Changing video Use the rotary control to enter a period between 0 and 99
In the video application
seconds
1 Select the PRESENTATION softkey
2 Use the ORIENTATION softkey to select the appropriate option
Changing the video output resolution
1 Press the MENU button
2 Select Display Setup
3 Use the Video Output Resolution menu item to adjust the
GSeries User Audio the audio volume for video sources
In the video Select the PRESENTATION softkey
2 Use the VOLUME softkey to select the ON option
The volume slide control is displayed above the softkey
3 Use the rotary control to adjust the volume level
Note The VOLUME softkey is only available if there is an active
video source connected to the svideo input of the GVM video
module and the video input is configured as SVideo in the
Video Setup menu There is no volume control for composite
video video 237
238 GSeries User 19 Using the thermal camera contents
191 Thermal camera application overview on page 240
192 Camera control on page 242
193 Image adjustments on page 243
194 Camera setup on page 246
Using the thermal camera application 239
191 Thermal camera application Configuring the GVM video module for a
overview thermal camera
If you want to view and control a thermal camera with your GSeries
The thermal camera application enables you to control a connected system you must configure the GVM video module using the
thermal camera and display its image on your multifunction display thermal camera imaging also known as infrared cameras enable you to
Inthe thermal camera clearly in lowlight and nolight conditions For example a
thermal camera can help you navigate at night or identify obstacles 1 Press the MENU button
in areas of low visibility or even total darkness 2 Select Thermal Camera Setup
The thermal application enables you to 3 Select the Select GVM menu item
Control the camera A list of all connected GVM video modules is displayed along
with serial numbers
4 Select the GVM video module that the thermal camera is
Tilt connected to
Zoom range 5 Repeat Steps 1 to 4 for each GVM video module in your system
that has a thermal camera connected to it
Return camera to home default position
Note You can only connect 1 thermal camera to each GVM
Set the camera home position
video module in your GSeries system When a thermal camera
Pause the camera image is connected each GVM video module is limited to that input
only and does NOT support the connection of any further video
Toggle between visible light and thermal camera lenses devices
Toggle surveillance mode
Adjust the camera image Displaying the thermal camera application
Color palette With the home screen displayed
Scene presets 1 Select a page icon that includes the thermal camera application
Aspect ratio The thermal camera application is displayed
Brightness Note If the home screen does NOT include a page icon that
Contrast features the thermal camera application you will need to create a
new page icon featuring the thermal camera application
Color
Video polarity reverse video color
240 GSeries User camera status
icons Icon thermal camera image includes icons to show the current status
Zoom setting 2x zoom
of the camera
Icon Description
Camera direction indicator Zoom setting 4x zoom
Camera home position Image paused
Scene preset mode for night conditions Single active controller on network
Scene preset mode for daytime conditions Multiple active controllers on network
Scene preset mode for night docking PC laptop detected on network
Scene preset mode for identifying people or objects
in the water
Rearview mode image is flipped the thermal camera application
241
192 Camera control Rotary control is used for rotating the camera left or
right camera mode can be used to temporarily suspend the functions when the camera is not needed for a
Trackpad is used for rotating the camera left or right
panning or tilting the camera up or down
When in standby mode the camera
Does NOT provide a live video image
Moves the camera into its stowed parked position lens facing
down into the camera base to protect the camera optics Range key is used to zoom in and out
Engages its pan tilt motors to hold the camera in place in rough
RANGE
seas
Note The stowed parked position can be configured using the
cameras setup and disabling thermal camera standby Thermal camera home position
In the thermal camera application The home position is a preset position for the camera
1 Select the OPTIONS softkey The home position usually defines a useful reference point for
example straight ahead and level with the horizon You can set the
2 Use the CAMERA STANDBY softkey to select ON or OFF home position as required and to return the camera to the home
option as appropriate position at any time
Note You can also use any of the camera controls in the thermal The home icon appears onscreen momentarily when the
camera application to wake the camera from standby mode camera returns to the home position The icon flashes when a
new home position is tilting and zooming the thermal image
Resetting the thermal camera to the home position
Use a combination of the rotary control trackpad and range keys to
manipulate the thermal camera view In the thermal camera application
1 Select the CAMERA HOME softkey
The camera returns to its currently defined home position and
the Home icon appears onscreen
GSeries User the thermal camera home position 193 Image the thermal camera Use the trackpad or rotary control to move
the camera to the Thermal and visiblelight operation
desired position Dual payload thermal cameras are equipped with 2 camera lenses
2 Hold the CAMERA HOME softkey for 3 seconds a thermal imaging infrared camera lens and a The Home icon flashes onscreen to
indicate that a new home camera lens
position has been set Thermal camera lens
provides nighttime the thermal camera image based on temperature
differences between objects
In the thermal camera application Thermal imaging produces
1 Select the OPTIONS softkey a clear image even in total
2 Select the CAMERA MODES softkey darkness
3 Select the PAUSE IMAGE camera surveillance mode
In surveillance mode the camera pans left and right continuously Visiblelight camera lens
provides black and white or
The camera continues to pan until surveillance mode is disabled greyscale imagery during the
or the JCU Joystick Control Unit or thermal camera application day and in lowlight are used to move the
camera When this occurs the Helps to improve does not automatically resume surveillance mode and the
abilities in lowlight must be enabled again if required
for example during twilight
hours when operating and disabling thermal camera surveillance mode intercoastal waterways and
In the thermal camera application near harbor entrances
1 Select the OPTIONS softkey
2 Select the CAMERA MODES softkey Switching between thermal and visiblelight camera lenses
3 Use the SURVEILLANCE MODE softkey to select the ON or In the thermal camera application
OFF option as appropriate
1 Use the THERMAL VISIBLE softkey to switch between the
2 camera the thermal camera application 243
Note Only dual payload thermal cameras feature the ability to Night Running scene preset mode for night conditions
switch between thermal and visible light The cameras VIS
IR video cable must be connected to your system if you want to
switch between the 2 camera lenses
Day Running scene preset mode for daytime
the thermal video aspect ratio
In the thermal camera Select the OPTIONS softkey Night Docking scene preset mode for
night docking
2 Select the PRESENTATION softkey
3 Use the ASPECT RATIO softkey to select the Auto 43 or 169
option as appropriate Search scene preset mode for identifying people or
objects in the the thermal camera image
Inthe thermal camera application Although the preset names indicate their intended use varying
1 Select the OPTIONS softkey environmental conditions might make another setting more
2 Select the PRESENTATION softkey preferable For example the night running scene preset might also
be useful while in a harbor You may find it beneficial to experiment
3 Select the CONTRAST BRIGHTNESS or COLOR softkey as with the different scene presets to discover the best preset to use
appropriate for different Using the trackpad adjust the level as required
Changing the thermal camera scene preset
In the thermal camera camera scene presets
1 Use the SCENE softkey to switch between the available scene
Scene presets enable you to quickly select the best image setting modes
for the current environmental conditions The scene icon changes to reflect the current scene mode
During normal operation the thermal camera automatically to provide a highcontrast image optimized for most conditions Thermal camera color modes
The Scene presets provide 4 additional settings that may imagery in certain conditions The 4 modes are A range of color modes is
available to help you distinguish objects
onscreen in different conditions
The COLOR softkey switches the thermal camera image between
a greyscale mode and 1 or more color modes There are 5 color
modes GSeries User
factory default color mode is red which may improve your night Whitehot thermal This default mode can be
changed if required using the
cameras Video Setup menu
Note If you have the Disable Color Thermal Video option
selected in the cameras Video Setup menu only 2 color modes
are available greyscale and the thermal camera color mode
In the thermal camera Use the COLOR softkey to switch between the available color
modes Blackhot thermal camera reverse video
You can reverse the polarity of the video image to change of objects reverse video option video polarity switches the thermal
image from whitehot or redhot if the color mode setting is active
to blackhot The difference between whitehot and blackhot is
shown below
You may find it useful to experiment with this option to find the best
setting to suit your needs
Enabling thermal camera reverse video
In the thermal camera application
1 Select the OPTIONS softkey
2 Use the REVERSE VIDEO softkey to switch the video the thermal camera application
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Thermal camera rear view mode 194 Camera setup
The rear view mode flips the video image horizontally providing a
mirror image Accessing the thermal camera setup menu
This is useful for example in instances where the camera is The thermal camera menu provides access to the and you are viewing the image on
a configuration In the thermal camera and disabling thermal camera rear
view mode 1 Select the OPTIONS softkey
In the thermal camera application 2 Select the CAMERA MENU softkey
1 Select the OPTIONS softkey Note For instructions on using the thermal cameras setup menu
2 Select the CAMERA MODES softkey refer to the documentation that accompanies the camera
3 Use the REAR VIEW softkey to select the ON or OFF option
as GSeries User 20 DSC VHF radio
contents
201 Using a DSC VHF radio with your display on page 248
202 Enabling DSC VHF radio integration on page 249
DSC VHF radio integration 247
201 Using a DSC VHF radio with can connect your DSC VHF radio to your multifunction display
and show distress message information and GPS position data for
other a DSC VHF radio to your multifunction display provides
the following additional Distress Messages when your DSC VHF radio receives a
DSC message or alarm from another DSC VHF vessel the vessel MMSI GPS position and time
of distress message is displayed on your multifunction display
You can use the softkeys on your multifunction display to clear the
message place a waypoint on the chart at the GPS position of
the distressed vessel or immediately start navigating GOTO to
the GPS position
Position Data the Position Request button on your DSC VHF
radio enables you to send and receive GPS position data to and
from other vessels equipped with a DSC VHF radio
For information on installing and operating your DSC VHF radio
refer to the handbook that accompanies the radio
The following image shows an example of a distress on a multifunction GSeries
User Enabling DSC VHF radio configure your multifunction display to show messages from your
DSC VHF radio
1 Press the MENU button
2 Select the System Setup menu item
3 Select the System Integration menu item
4 Select the ON option for the DSC Message menu item
5 Press the OK VHF radio integration 249
250 GSeries User 21 Customizing your contents
211 Customizing the vessel icon on page 252
212 Customizing the databar on page 252
213 Compass setup on page 254
214 GPS setup on page 254
215 System setup menu on page your system 251
211 Customizing the vessel icon 212 Customizing the databar
In the chart application
Moving the databar
1 Press the MENU button
1 Press the DATA button
2 Select Chart Setup
2 Press and hold the DATABAR softkey until the Database Setup
3 Select Vessel Icon Type
Menu dialog is displayed
4 Select the Sail or Power option as appropriate
3 Using the trackpad select the Position menu item
5 Select Vessel Icon Size
4 Using the trackpad select the Top or Side option as Select Small Static or Large Static as appropriate
5 Press the OK button
Vessel icon Vessel type Chart view
Power Sail small 2D 3D Changing the data displayed in the databar
1 Select the Databar Setup Menu
i Press the MENU button
Power large 2D ii Select Databar Setup
The Databar Setup Menu is displayed
2 To add data to the databar
i With the Databar Setup Menu displayed select the
Power large 3D Configure menu item
A red border will appear in the databar identifying the
currently selected item
ii Using the trackpad select the desired position in the databar
Sail large 2D for the new data
iii Select the ADD DATA softkey
iv Select the data group that contains the type of data you want
to add
v Select a data element from the data group
Sail large 3D
vi Select an appropriate data type for the data
vii Press the OK button
3 To move data in the GSeries User
reference
i With the Databar Setup Menu displayed select the 3 Bearing marker
Configure menu item
The compass bar is displayed using the DATA button
A red border will appear in the databar identifying the
currently selected item When displayed the compass bar replaces the databar and is
ii Select the MOVE DATA softkey always positioned at the top of the screen
iii Using the trackpad move the item of data to the desired The compass bar has 2 modes heading and COG
position in the databar
In heading mode the bearing marker is RED
iv Press the OK button
4 To remove a data item from the databar In COG mode the bearing marker is GREEN
i With the Databar Setup Menu displayed select the When you use the compass bar with an active waypoint the
Configure menu item bearing marker is BLUE and the active waypoint symbol indicates
A red border will appear in the databar identifying the the bearing to your waypoint
currently selected item
The default compass bar mode is heading This mode can be
ii Using the trackpad highlight the data item that you want to
changed at any time using the Databar Setup menu
remove
iii Select the REMOVE DATA softkey Note If a man overboard MOB alarm is activated while the
compass bar is displayed the compass is replaced with the MOB
Compass bar toolbar The compass bar returns when you cancel the active
MOB alarm
The compass bar provides a continuous display of your or course over ground COG
Displaying the compass bar
Arrows at either end of the bar indicate current steer direction
1 Press the DATA button
1 2 2 Use the Databar softkey to select the COMP option
Configuring the compass bar
1 Press the MENU button
2 Highlight theDatabar Setup
3 Select Heading or COG as appropriate
1 Steer direction
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213 Compass setup 214 GPS setup
You may need to linearize or swing a connected compass to The GPS setup options enable you to configure a connected GPS
achieve optimal accuracy or swinging your compass involves a calibration The Global Positioning
System GPS is used to position to finetune the heading alignment vessel on the chart You can set up your GPS receiver and
check
its status from the GPS Status option in the Setup Menu For each
Note This procedure is not suitable for calibrating an autopilot tracked satellite this screen provides the following information
compass You calibrate an autopilot compass using the autopilot
control head Satellite number
Signal strength the compass Status
1 Press the MENU button Azimuth angle
2 Select Compass Setup elevation angle
3 Select the Linearize Compass softkey
A skyview to show the position of tracked Follow the onscreen Use the rotary control to finetune the heading alignment
1 6
3 4
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Item Description
1 Sky view a visual of the position of tracked
satellites
2 Horizontal Dilution of Position HDOP a measure of
GPS accuracy calculated from a number of factors including
satellite geometry system errors in the data transmission and
system errors in the GPS receiver A higher figure signifies a
greater positional error A typical GPS receiver has an accuracy
of between 5 and 15 m As an example assuming a GPS
receiver error of 5 m an HDOP of 2 would represent an error
of approximately 15 m Please remember that even a very
low HDOP figure is NO guarantee that your GPS receiver is
providing an accurate position If in doubt check the displayed
vessel position in the chart application against your actual
proximity to a known charted object
3 Fix status indicates the actual mode the GPS receiver is
reporting No Fix Fix D Fix or SD Fix
4 Datum The GPS receivers datum setting affects the
accuracy of the vessel position information displayed in the chart
application In order for your GPS receiver and display to correlate accurately with your paper charts they must
be using the same datum Refer to the Using the Chart chapter
for more information
5 Mode the mode currently selected by the GPS receiver
6 Satellite status displays the signal strength and status of
each satellite identified in the Sky view diagram on the left of
the screen
The accuracy of the GPS receiver depends on the above especially the azimuth and elevation angles which
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215 System setup menu
The following table describes the various options in the System Setup menu for your multifunction display
Menu item Description Options
Boat Details The accurate operation of the collision alarm is dependent on Minimum Safe Depth
you supplying suitable values for the Boat Details setting You
should specify the minimum safe depth beam and height for Minimum Safe Beam
your vessel The values you specify MUST be appropriate for Minimum Safe Height
safe navigation and must also take into account the position of
the GPS antenna on your vessel as the collision alarm uses
data from the GPS antenna
Position Mode Determines how positioning data is displayed as Latitude Lat Long default
Longitude coordinates or Loran TDs
TD Setup When the Position Mode see above is set to TDs you can Chain
specify the chain identifier slave and ASF values
Various options depending on cartography
Slave 12
Various options depending on cartography
ASF 12
099 to 099
Simulator Enables or disables simulator mode which allows you to practice OFF default
operating your multifunction display without data from a GPS
antenna fishfinder DSM sonar or any other external unit ON
DEMO
Simulator Speed Enables you to specify the speed at which the vessel icon will 1x
move when the Simulator mode is enabled see above
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Menu item Description Options
Bearing Mode Determines how all bearing and heading data is displayed in True default
This does not affect how the chart or radar displays are drawn
Magnetic
MOB Data Type Determines whether positional data or dead reckoning is Dead Reckoning
displayed Assuming that your vessel and the Man Overboard
MOB are subject to the same tide and wind effects the dead Position default
reckoning setting normally gives a more accurate course
Variation Source This setting compensates for the naturally occuring offset Auto compensation value displayed in
of the earths magnetic field When set to Auto the system brackets default
automatically compensates and displays the compensation
value in brackets To enter your own compensation value use Manual
the Manual option then specify the value using the Manual
Variation setting see below
Manual Variation When the Variation Source menu item is set to Manual see 0 degrees East default
above you use the Manual Variation setting to specify the
compensation value that you want to use This value is also Range 0 to 30 degrees East or West
transmitted to any other connected Raymarine instruments
Language Determines the language that will be used for all onscreen text
labels menus and options
Ground Trip Reset Resets the chosen ground trip distance counter to zero Ground Trip 1 Reset
Ground Trip 2 Reset
Ground Trip 3 Reset
Ground Trip 4 Reset
Settings Reset Resets all system setup menus including page sets and the Reset Defaults confirmation
databar to the factory default settings Waypoints routes and
tracks are NOT deleted YES
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Menu item Description Options
Settings and Data Reset Resets all system setup menus including page sets and the Factory Reset confirmation
databar to the factory default settings Waypoints routes and
tracks ARE deleted YES
Note For systems using multiple multifunction displays
networked displays the complete system database is
deleted on the data master primary display Only the
waypoints routes and tracks will be deleted from any
additional multifunction displays
Note If this reset function is performed on a GSeries
system it will also delete your Nav Station settings
Time Date Setup These options enable you to customize the time and date format Date Format
to your requirements You can also specify a local time offset
from Universal Time Constant UTC to compensate for any mmddyy
time zone difference ddmmyy
Time Format
12 hr
24 hr
Local Time Offset
0130 to GSeries User reference
Menu item Description Options
Units Setup Enables you to specify the units used for the following key Distance Units
Nautical Miles default
Distance
Statute Miles
Speed
Kilometers
Depth
Speed Units
Temperature
Knots default
Pressure
mph miles per hour
Volume
kph kilometers per hour
Note If the Distance unit is set to Nautical Miles or Statute Depth Units
Miles and the data displayed is less than 1 unit the system
displays the units in Feet If the Distance unit is set to Meters
Kilometers the system displays the units in Meters
Feet default
Fathoms
Temperature Units
Fahrenheit default
Celsius
Pressure Units
PSI default
Kilopascals
Volume Units
US Gallons
Imp Imperial Gallons your system 259
Menu item Description Options
Liters
System Integration Determines the connection settings for external equipment The Autopilot Control
following items are available in the submenu
Disabled default
Autopilot Control If set to Enabled this option allows you
to control certain aspects of a connected pilot control head Enabled
such as sending commands to engage and disengage the DSC Message
autopilot If set to Disabled you will not be able to control
the autopilot from your multifunction display and all functions OFF
must be controlled from the pilot control head itself
ON default
DSC Message If set to ON details of distress DSC
SeaTalk Alarms
messages from a connected DSC VHF radio will be displayed
on your multifunction display If set to OFF the messages will ON default
NOT be displayed on your multifunction display
SeaTalk Alarms If set to ON all system alarms generated
by any connected SeaTalk units will be displayed on your Preferred GPS Source
multifunction display If set to OFF the alarms will NOT be
displayed on your multifunction display SeaTalkng NMEA2000 default
Preferred GPS Source Your multifunction display SeaTalk1
supports GPS receivers connected by SeaTalk1 SeaTalkng NMEA0183
or NMEA2000 Select the preferred source
Data Master
Data Master If you have more than one display on the same network one of them must be set as the ON default
data master When this option is set to ON the OFF
display you are currently using will be set as the data master
Bridge NMEA Heading
Bridge NMEA Heading If set to ON NMEA heading data
will be bridged onto the SeaTalk data bus and will be sent to OFF default
all devices If set to OFF NMEA heading
data will NOT be bridged onto the SeaTalk bus An example ON
of a use for this setting is when using MARPA with an external Keyboard
fast heading sensor in which case you should set this option
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Menu item Description Options
to OFF to ensure that all units receive
heading data from the external heading sensor OFF
Keyboard Set to ONE or ALL if you have an external ALL default
keyboard connected Otherwise set to OFF ONE
NMEA Output Setup allows you to enable or disable the NMEA Output Setup
individual NMEA output sentences for each NMEA port
NMEA Port Setting Allows you to specify the appropriate
port speed for the equipment connected to each NMEA port BWC
When the Navtex 4800 or Navtex 9600 option is selected you
will be able to view the Navtex message list Use the AIS BWR
38400 option for AIS receivers DBT
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Menu item Description Options
NMEA Port Setting
NMEA 4800 default
Navtex 4800
Navtex 9600
AIS 38400
Waypoint Password Setup This menu allows you to enable password protection for Enable Password
waypoints and to change the password
OFF default
Change Password
Displays Edit Waypoint Password GSeries
User 22 Maintaining your contents
221 Service and maintenance on page 264
222 Routine equipment checks on page 264
223 Cleaning on page 265
224 Cleaning the display screen on page your display 263
221 Service and maintenance 222 Routine equipment checks
This product contains no user serviceable components Please Raymarine strongly recommends that you complete a number of
refer all maintenance and repair to authorized Raymarine dealers routine checks to ensure the correct and reliable operation of repair may affect
your warranty equipment
Complete the following checks on a regular basis
Examine all cables for signs of damage or wear and tear
Check that all cables are securely
GSeries User Cleaning 224 Cleaning the display screen
Best cleaning practices A coating is applied to the display screen This makes it water
repellent and prevents glare To avoid damaging this coating follow
When cleaning this product this procedure
Do NOT wipe the display screen with a dry cloth as this could 1 Switch off the power to the display
scratch the screen coating 2 Rinse the screen with fresh water to remove all dirt particles
Do NOT use abrasive or acid or ammonia based products and salt deposits
3 Allow the screen to dry naturally
Do NOT use a jet wash
4 If any smears remain very gently wipe the screen with a clean
microfibre cleaning cloth available from an your display
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266 GSeries User 23 Technical contents
231 Raymarine customer support on page 268
232 3rd party support on page support 267
231 Raymarine customer support Viewing multifunction display software
provides a comprehensive customer support service
You can contact customer support through the Raymarine website 1 Press the MENU and email If you are unable to resolve a problem please
2 Select System any of these facilities to obtain additional help
3 Select Software Services
Web support 4 Select Unit Info
Please visit the customer support area of our website at A range of information is displayed including the App
software contains Frequently Asked Questions servicing access to the Raymarine Technical Support Department
details of worldwide Raymarine and email support
In the USA
Tel 1 603 881 5200 extension 2444
Email the UK Europe the Middle East or Far East
Tel 44 023 9271 4713
Email you need to request service please have the following hand
Product name
Product identity
Serial number
Software application version
You can obtain this product information using the menus within
GSeries User 3rd party and support details for 3rd party suppliers can be found on
the appropriate marine support 269
wwwra ym a rin e c o m

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