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ESeries DisplayUser reference handbookE90W E120W and E140W and patents noticeAutohelm hsb2 RayTech Navigator Sail Pilot SeaTalk SeaTalkNG SeaTalkHS and Sportpilot are registered trademarks of RaymarineUK Limited RayTalk Seahawk Smartpilot Pathfinder and Raymarine are registered trademarks of Raymarine Holdings LimitedFLIR is a registered trademark of FLIR Systems Inc andor its other trademarks trade names or company names referenced herein are used for identification only and are the property oftheir respective ownersThis product is protected by patents design patents patents pending or design patents pendingFair Use StatementYou 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 themanual 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 813203Date 1 Important information 9 35 Hybridtouch overview 25Safety notices9 36 Touchscreen overview 26TFT LCD Displays 10 37 Home screen overview 26Water ingress 10 38 Pages 27Disclaimers 10 39 Applications 29Chart cards and memory cards 11 310 Screen overview 30EMC conformance 11 311 Editing information in dialogs 34Suppression ferrites 11 312 Basic touchscreen operations 34Connections to other equipment 12 313 Databar status symbols 35Declaration of conformity 12 314 Initial setup procedures 38Product disposal 12 Chapter 4 Managing display data 43Warranty registration 12 41 Memory cards overview 44IMO and SOLAS 12 42 Inserting a memory card chart card or CF Technical accuracy 12 microSD card adaptor 44Chapter 2 Handbook information 13 43 Ensure chart card door is securely closed 4521 Handbook information 14 44 Removing a memory card chart card or CF microSD adaptor 4522 Handbook conventions 15 45 Saving user data and user settings 46Chapter 3 Getting started 17 46 Transferring data using NMEA 4731 Multifunction display system integration 18 47 Resetting your system 4832 Networking constraints 21 Chapter 5 Using waypoints routes and33 Display power 22 tracks 4934 Controls 23 51 Waypoints 50 552 Routes 60 77 Autopilot alarms 10853 Tracks 66 Chapter 8 Using alarms and MOB54 Waypoints routes and tracks storage capacity 68 functions 109Chapter 6 Using the chart 69 81 Using Man Overboard MOB functions 11061 Chart application overview 70 82 Alarms11162 Vessel position and orientation 72 Chapter 9 Using radar 11763 Chart views 75 91 Radar overview 11864 Chart planning options 79 92 Digital radar scan speed 11865 Chart navigation options 79 93 Radar scanner status symbols 11966 Measuring distances and bearings 80 94 Radar range and image quality 12067 Chart vectors 81 95 Radar display overview 12368 Current information 82 96 Dual range radar operation 12569 Tide information 83 97 Radar mode and orientation 126610 Chart object information 85 98 Radar tuning HD and SuperHD digital611 Chart layers 86 scanners 129612 Chart presentation 90 99 Radar tuning nonHD digital radomes 134613 Chart setup 93 910 Using radar to measure distances ranges and bearings 138Chapter 7 Using autopilot control 103 911 Using radar to track targets and avoid71 Enabling the autopilot control function 104 collisions 14272 Disengaging the autopilot in an emergency 104 912 Radar setup menu options 14673 Autopilot control 105 Chapter 10 Using AIS 14974 Autopilot control options 106 101 AIS overview 15075 Autopilot dialog box 106 102 AIS prerequisites 15176 Autopilot status symbols 1076 ESeries Widescreen User reference103 Classes of AIS data 152 127 Fishfinder waypoints 183104 Enabling AIS 153 128 Fishfinder alarms 183105 Displaying AIS vectors 153 129 Fishfinder setup 184106 AIS status symbols 154 Chapter 13 Using the engine application 191107 AIS silent mode 154 131 Engine application overview 192108 Viewing AIS target information 155 132 Displaying the engine application 192109 Using AIS to avoid collisions 156 133 Setting up the engine application 1931010 AIS options 157 134 Changing the engine panel dial color 1931011 AIS alarms 158 135 Preconfigured data panels 1941012 Buddy tracking 159 136 Changing what the engine Aid to Navigation AToN targets 161 displays 1961014 Land base station targets 162 Chapter 14 Using the data application 197Chapter 11 Using the Course Deviation 141 Data application overview 198Indicator 165 142 Preconfigured data panels 199111 Course Deviation Indicator overview 166 143 Trim tab calibration 202112 Displaying the CDI application 167 144 Customizing the data application 202113 Using the CDI application 167 Chapter 15 Using the weather 12 Using the fishfinder 169 North America only 205121 Fishfinder introduction 170 151 Weather application overview 206122 The sonar image 171 152 Displaying the weather application 206123 Fishfinder presets 173 153 Weather application setup 207124 Fishfinder display modes 174 154 Weather application display overview 207125 Fishfinder range 177 155 Weather map navigation 211126 Fishfinder presentation options 178 156 Weather reports 211 7157 Storm tracking 212 Chapter 20 DSC VHF radio integration 237158 Animated weather graphics 213 201 Using a DSC VHF radio with your display 238 202 Enabling DSC VHF radio integration 239Chapter 16 Using Sirius satellite radio NorthAmerica only 215 Chapter 21 Customizing your display 241161 Sirius radio overview 216 211 Customizing the vessel icon 242162 Displaying the Sirius radio application 216 212 Customizing the databar 242163 Sirius radio basic operations 217 213 GPS setup 243164 Sirius radio presets 218 214 System setup menu 245165 Favorite Sirius radio song alerts 219166 Sirius radio parental locking 220 Chapter 22 Maintaining your display 253 221 Service and maintenance 254Chapter 17 Using Navtex 221 222 Routine equipment checks 254171 Navtex overview 222 223 Cleaning 255172 Navtex setup 222 224 Cleaning the display case 255173 Viewing and managing Navtex messages 223 225 Cleaning the display screen 256Chapter 18 Using video 225 Chapter 23 Technical support 257181 Video application overview 226 231 Raymarine customer support 258182 Using video 227 232 3rd party support 259Chapter 19 Using the thermal 229191 Thermal camera application overview 230192 Camera control 231193 Image adjustments 233194 Camera setup 2368 ESeries Widescreen User 1 Important information Warning Touchscreen display When exposed to prolonged periods of direct sunlight the touchscreen display can get very hot In suchSafety notices conditions avoid using the touchscreen display and use the units physical keys and buttons instead Warning Ensure safe navigation This product is intended only as an aid to navigation Warning Autopilot control and must never be used in preference to sound navigational judgment Only official government The autopilot functions available on the multifunction charts and notices to mariners contain all the current display do NOT replace the autopilot control head information needed for safe navigation and the You must have a pilot control head installed before captain is responsible for their prudent use It is the you enable or engage the autopilot users responsibility to use official government charts notices to mariners caution and proper navigational skill when operating this or any other Raymarine Warning Sonar operation product NEVER operate the sounder with the boat out of the water Warning Product installation and NEVER touch the transducer face when the sounder operation is powered on This product must be installed and operated in SWITCH OFF the sounder if divers are likely to be accordance with the instructions provided Failure to within 76 m 25 ft of the transducer do so could result in personal injury damage to your boat andor poor product performance Warning Radar scanner safety Before rotating the radar scanner ensure all personnel Warning High voltages are clear This product contains high voltages Do NOT remove any covers or otherwise attempt to access internal Warning Radar transmission safety components unless specifically instructed in this document The radar scanner transmits energy Ensure all personnel are clear of the scanner when the radar is 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 responsibility 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 such10 ESeries Widescreen 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 thememory 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 adaptoris compatible with products manufactured by any person or entityother than Raymarine Use branded chart cards and memory cardsThis product uses digital chart data and electronic information from When archiving data Raymarine recommends the use of qualitythe Global Positioning System GPS which may contain errors branded memory cards Some brands of memory card may notRaymarine does not warrant the accuracy of such information and work in your unit Please contact customer support for a list ofyou are advised that errors in such information may cause the recommended cardsproduct to malfunction Raymarine is not responsible for damagesor injuries caused by your use or inability to use the product by theinteraction of the product with products manufactured by others orby 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 cardsThe following types of memory or chart card are compatible withyour 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 dealersChart cardsYour system is preloaded with electronic charts for your region Ifyou wish to use different chart data you can insert compatible CFchart cards into the CompactFlash card slot on your unit If youImportant information 11Connections 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 theRequirement for ferrites on nonRaymarine cables serial number of the unit You should stick this label to the warranty registration cardIf your Raymarine equipment is to be connected to other equipmentusing a cable not supplied by Raymarine a suppression ferriteMUST always be attached to the cable near the Raymarine unit IMO and SOLAS The equipment described within this document is intended for useDeclaration of conformity on leisure marine boats and workboats not covered by International Maritime Organization IMO and Safety of Life at Sea SOLASRaymarine Ltd declares that GSeries systems are in compliance Carriage the essential requirements of EMC directive 2004108ECThe original Declaration of Conformity certificate may be viewed onthe relevant product page at Technical accuracy To the best of our knowledge the information in this document wasProduct disposal correct at the time it was produced However Raymarine cannot accept liability for any inaccuracies or omissions it may contain InDispose of this product in accordance with the WEEE Directive addition our policy of continuous product improvement may change specifications without notice As a result Raymarine cannot accept liability for any differences between the product and this document The Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment WEEEDirective requires the recycling of waste electrical and Whilst the WEEE Directive does not apply to someRaymarine products we support its policy and ask you to be awareof how to dispose of this registrationTo register your Raymarine product ownership please take a fewminutes to fill out the warranty registration card found in the box orvisit and register online12 ESeries Widescreen User 2 Handbook contents 21 Handbook information on page 14 22 Handbook conventions on page 15Handbook information 1321 Handbook information ESeries handbooksThis handbook contains important information regarding the Description Part numberESeries Widescreen range of multifunction displays Installation and commissioning 87116The handbook is for use with the following models instructions E90W Widescreen Multifunction Display Operating instructions quick 86137 E120W Widescreen Multifunction Display reference E140W Widescreen Multifunction Display User reference handbook 81320About this handbook Additional handbooksThis handbook describes how to operate your multifunction display Description Part numberin conjunction with compatible electronic cartography and peripheral SeaTalkng reference manual assumes that all peripheral equipment to be operated with itis compatible and has been correctly installed This handbookis intended for users of varying marine abilities but assumes ageneral level of knowledge of display use nautical terminologyand handbooksThe ESeries Widescreen Multifunction Display has the availableAll documents are available to download as PDFs ESeries Widescreen User reference22 Handbook used in this handbookThe following conventions are used throughout this handbook whenreferring to Softkeys the term select is used in procedures involving softkeys to refer to the action of selecting a softkey either using touch or by pressing the corresponding physical key Menus the term select is used in procedures involving menus to refer to the action of selecting an item either by touch or with physical keys and information 1516 ESeries Widescreen User 3 Getting startedChapter contents 31 Multifunction display system integration on page 18 32 Networking constraints on page 21 33 Display power on page 22 34 Controls on page 23 35 Hybridtouch overview on page 25 36 Touchscreen overview on page 26 37 Home screen overview on page 26 38 Pages on page 27 39 Applications on page 29 310 Screen overview on page 30 311 Editing information in dialogs on page 34 312 Basic touchscreen operations on page 34 313 Databar status symbols on page 35 314 Initial setup procedures on page 38Getting started 1731 Multifunction display system Your multifunction display uses a number of protocols to transfer data between the various devices in your networked system Theintegration following table details which devices may be connected to your display and the type of connectivity in terms of protocols andYou can connect a number of external devices to your multifunction physical providing additional features and functionsThe following diagram illustrates the various external devices thatcan be connected to your multifunction display Instruments VideoCamera External GPS Thermal camera Autopilot ESeries display DSC VHF Digital Open Array radar scanner 11180 RAY240 or Digital Radome scanner AIS receiver transceiver Personal Fishfinder SeaT alkhs Additional Computer DSM30 300 or 400 switch ESeries displays Weather receiver D11692218 ESeries Widescreen User reference Device Type Suitable Devices Connectivity Device Type Suitable Devices Connectivity Radar Up to two Raymarine SeaTalkhs of ONE of the following radar scanners may Raymarine fishfinders be connected to your DSM 30 multifunction display but only one may be DSM 300 operated at any one time DSM 400 Cartography included Embedded internal Internal storage 4 kilowatt Digital Navionics cartography Radome Scanner 4 kilowatt HD Digital Cartography optional External CompactFlash Card slot Radome Scanner microSD or microSDHC chart cards Note microSD 4 kilowatt HD Digital and microSDHC Open Array Scanner Navionics Silver cards require the Navionics Gold optional Raymarine 12 kilowatt HD Digital CF microSD card Open Array Scanner Navionics Gold adaptor Only the 4 kilowatt SuperHD official Raymarine Navionics Platinum adaptor is compatible Digital Open Array Scanner Navionics Platinum with your system 12 kilowatt SuperHD Navionics FishN Chip Digital Open Array Navionics Hotmaps Scanner Refer to the Note Please Raymarine website ensure your radar scanner is using for the latest list of the latest software supported chart cards version Sirius WeatherAudio Raymarine SR100 SeaTalkhs Fishfinder The ESeries SeaTalkhs Sirius Weather Widescreen display Receiver supports the started 19 Device Type Suitable Devices Connectivity Device Type Suitable Devices Connectivity AIS The ESeries NMEA 0183 or Thermal camera The ESeries SeaTalkhs for control Widescreen display SeaTalkng Widescreen display BNC connector for supports the connection supports the connection video of ONE of the following of ONE of the following AIS units Raymarine thermal cameras Raymarine AIS 250 T300 thermal camera Raymarine AIS 500 9 Hz Thirdparty AIS Class T303 thermal camera A or Class B receiver 30 Hz transceiver T350 thermal camera Navtex Navtex Receiver NMEA 0183 9 Hz Fast Heading Sensor Fast Heading Sensor NMEA 0183 T400 thermal camera GPS external Raystar125 GPS or SeaTalk SeaTalkng or 9 Hz thirdparty external GPS NMEA 0183 T403 thermal camera receiver 30 Hz Instruments All current Raymarine SeaTalk SeaTalkng or T450 thermal camera instruments NMEA 0183 9 Hz Autopilot Raymarine All current Raymarine SeaTalk SeaTalkng Video camera Composite or SVideo BNC connector autopilots PAL or NTSC video source Autopilot third party Thirdparty autopilots NMEA 0183 waypoint and bearing information VHF radio Raymarine DSC VHF NMEA 0183 SeaTalk radios Additional multifunction E90W E120W E140W SeaTalk SeaTalkhs displays GSeries displays SeaTalkng20 ESeries Widescreen User reference32 Networking constraints ESeries Widescreen units do NOT share home screens with GPM processor unitsThe following constraints apply when networking an display with a GSeries system Cartography sharingGeneral Chart card cartography is shared between ESeries Widescreen displays and GSeries GPM processor units ESeries Widescreen displays must be connected to the GSeries system via SeaTalkhs Embedded cartography can NOT be shared between ESeries Widescreen displays and GSeries GPM processor units ESeries Widescreen displays can be connected via NMEA 0183 An ESeries Widescreen display will share its embedded ESeries Widescreen displays must NOT be connected to cartography with another ESeries Widescreen display on the SeaTalkng when part of a GSeries network same network ESeries Widescreen displays must NOT be connected to SeaTalk when part of a GSeries network A GSeries GPM processor unit will share its embedded cartography with other GSeries GPM processor units on theMaster slave operation same network When using an ESeries Widescreen display in a GSeries The cartography contained on chart cards is always used in system the GSeries GPM processor unit is ALWAYS the data preference to embedded cartography when a chart card is master inserted into a card slotNav stations Radar operationAn ESeries Widescreen display can NOT form part of a GSeries The GSeries system supports the use of 2 radar scanners atNav Station configuration the same timeHome screen sharing An ESeries Widescreen display in a GSeries system can operate 1 scanner at any one time To use the second scanner For networks featuring ONLY ESeries Widescreen units you must select it in the Radar applications Setup Menu This Networked ESeries Widescreen units share home screens does not automatically power down the first scanner When 2 scanners are connected you can powerdown the second scanner For networks featuring ONLY GSeries GPM processor units at any time using the radar power controls accessible from the Networked GPM processor units share home screens displays power button For networks featuring ESeries Widescreen AND GSeries GPM The rotating scanner icon in the status bar indicates the status of processor units all connected scanners not just the currently selected scanner Similarly if you have a GSeries Compact keyboard connected to ESeries Widescreen units share home screens an ESeries Widescreen display the radar status LED located on GPM processor units share home screens the keyboard reflects the status of ALL started 21Keyboards 33 Display powerIf a SeaTalkng keyboard is being used to control an display it must be connected directly to the ESeries Powering the display onWidescreen display using SeaTalkng It must NOT be connectedto the GSeries SeaTalkng bus 1 Press and hold the POWER button until the Raymarine logo appearsGPS 2 Press OK to acknowledge the warning windowA networked system does NOT support multiple GPS receivers Powering the display off 1 Press and hold the POWER button until the countdown reaches zero Note If the POWER button is released before the countdown reaches zero the power off is cancelled22 ESeries Widescreen User reference34 Controls Screen item Description 1 2 3 4 5 4 Chart card slot open the card reader door to insert or remove CompactFlash CF cards CF cards are used for additional cartography archiving waypoint route and track data and upgrading system software 5 Home displays the home screen where you can 6 access all the application pages and your waypoint track and route data 7 6 WPTSMOB press and release to show the waypoint softkeys Press again to place a waypoint at your vessels 8 position Press and hold to place a Man Overboard MOB 9 marker at your current position 7 Range changes the display scale so that a smaller or larger area can be seen on the screen 8 Data accesses the archive and transfer and databar options 9 Cancel press to return to a previous softkey menu or 11 10 dialog level Screen item Description 10 Softkeys press to select the corresponding function identified by the onscreen label 1 Touchscreen you can touch the screen to operate many common functions including all softkey and menu 11 Power press once to switch the unit ON Once the unit operations is powered on press the Power button again to adjust the brightness and access the scanner power controls Press 2 Menu accesses the setup menus and hold to switch the unit OFF 3 Active selects the active application in page layouts that display more than one application Press and hold the Active button to expand the active application to a fullscreen viewGetting started 23UniControl Touch iconsThe UniControl provides a number of key functions in a single You can use the BACK and CLOSE icons to move between thecontrol different levels of softkeys available in each application Back go back one level same effect as CANCEL 1 button 2 3 Close return to the top level of softkeys that is the initial range of softkeys shown when an application is first started1 Rotary Control Use this to select menu options and adjust the value of various items2 Trackpad Use this to select menu items options and move Using the cursor the cursor The cursor is used to move around the screen3 OK button Use this to confirm a selection or entry The cursor appears on the screen as a white crossUsing buttons and softkeys D73663You can control your multifunction display using the various buttonsand softkeys on the unit Buttons are used to access system functions or If the cursor has not been moved for a short period of time ACTIVE DATA change what you see onscreen it changes to a circle with a cross in it to make it easier to locate on the screen D73682 Softkeys are used to select frequentlyused options The range of softkeys available at any one time depends on the context for example the application or function in use Touching a The cursor is When it is placed over an softkey label onscreen selects the softkey You object such as a waypoint or chart feature it changes color can also press the corresponding physical key and a label or information associated with the object is WPT D73692 displayed When you place the cursor over certain items the on the unit softkeys change to provide related options Note To disable the audible beep that you hear when a button or softkey is pressed go to Menu Display Setup Key Beep24 ESeries Widescreen User referenceList of cursor labels 35 Hybridtouch overview Label Feature Application Your multifunction display features Hybridtouch which enables you AB Ruler line Chart to operate the unit using the touchscreen and the physical keys AIS AIS target Chart Many common functions can be accessed using the touchscreen for example all softkey operations However there are some COG Course Over Ground Chart functions that cannot be performed using the touchscreen There vector may also be situations such as rough sea conditions when it is not appropriate to use the touchscreen In these situations Raymarine CTR Center of radar Radar strongly recommends that you enable the touch lock and use the FLT Radar physical keys to operate your multifunction display Floating EBLVRM GRD Guard zone Radar HDG Heading vector Chart MARPA MARPA target Radar MOB Man Over Board marker Chart Radar POS Vessels position Chart RTE Route leg Chart SHM Ships Heading Marker Radar TIDE Tide indicator Chart TRACK Track line Chart VRMEBL VRM and EBL 1 or 2 Radar WIND Wind indicator Chart WPT Waypoint Chart RadarGetting started 2536 Touchscreen overview 37 Home screen overviewThe touchscreen provides a quick way of performing many common The home screen provides a central point of access to your range of of the functions you can operate with the touchscreen include It also provides quick access to your waypoints routes and tracks Accessing applications Press the HOME button at any time to access the home screen Adding and editing applications pages The home screen consists of a number of application pages each represented by an icon Applications can be started by selecting Placing and editing waypoints the relevant page icon Building routes Use the MORE softkeys to scroll the home screen and access additional application pages Panning the chart display Placing and moving the cursor 1 2 3 4 5 Placing and moving VRMs and EBLs Note Raymarine strongly recommends that you familiarize yourself with touch operations while your vessel is anchored or moored You may find it helpful to use the simulator mode accessible from Menu System Setup Menu in these situations Note To disable the audible beep that you hear when you touch the screen go to Menu Display Setup Touch beep26 ESeries Widescreen User reference Screen item Description 38 Pages 1 Touch Lock select this icon to lock the touchscreen Pages are used on your multifunction display to show applications preventing accidental use To unlock use the UniControl Pages are displayed and accessed on the home screen Each page to deselect the Touch Lock icon can display between 1 and 4 applications 2 My Routes My Tracks My Waypoints these icons Any page on the home screen can be customized enabling you to enable you to centrally manage your lists of routes tracks group your applications into different pages each designed for a and waypoints specific purpose For example you could have a page that includes the chart and fishfinder applications suitable for fishing and another 3 Page each icon represents a page A page can display page that includes the chart and data applications which would up to 4 applications simultaneously be suitable for general sailing 4 Customize select this icon to configure application Empty page You can add any pages applications to any empty page 5 More select this softkey to scroll the home screen and access additional application pages Page featuring a single application Page featuring multiple applications You can also define a layout for each page which determines how the applications are arranged on the screenGetting started 27Multiple applications 1 Use the MORE softkey to scroll to a home screen that has space for new page iconsWith most applications it is possible to run 4 instances of the at any one time However there are 2 exceptions to 2 Select the Customize iconthis which are A number of empty page icons appear Chart application maximum 2 simultaneous instances per 3 Select an empty page icon multifunction display 4 Select the EDIT PAGE softkey Sirius satellite radio application maximum 1 instance per 5 Select the appropriate page layout multifunction display at any one time 6 Select the applications you want to display on the page Video application maximum 1 instance per multifunction display at any one time Renaming a page on the home screen With the home screen a page on the home screen 1 Select the Customize iconWith the home screen displayed 2 Select the page that you want to rename1 Select the Customize icon 3 Select the RENAME PAGE softkey2 Select the page icon that you want to move The onscreen keyboard is displayed3 Select the SWAP PAGE softkey 4 Using the onscreen keyboard enter the new name for the page4 Select the page icon that you want to swap positions with 5 Select SAVE5 Press the HOME button to return to the home screen featuring the new icon positions Deleting a page from the home screen With the home screen an existing page on the home screen 1 Select the CUSTOMIZE iconWith the home screen displayed 2 Select an existing page1 Select the Customize icon 3 Select the DELETE PAGE softkey2 Select the page icon that you want to change 4 Select YES to confirm deletion or NO to cancel the operation3 Select the EDIT PAGE softkey4 Select the appropriate page layout Resetting the home screen to default settings5 Select the applications you want to display on the page With the home screen displayed 1 Select the Customize iconAdding a new page to the home screen 2 Select the RESET ALL PAGES TO DEFAULT softkeyWith the home screen displayed 3 Select the YES softkey to reset the pages or NO to cancel28 ESeries Widescreen User reference39 Applications Data application view system and instrument data on your multifunction Chart application provides a 2D display for a range of compatible or 3D graphical view of your charts to instruments help you navigate Waypoint route and track functions enable you to navigate to a specific location build and navigate routes or record where youve been Upgrade your charts using chart cards to Course Deviation Indicator CDI enjoy higher levels of detail and 3D views application provides a graphical Fishfinder application with a suitable representation of your vessels course in a Digital Sounder Module DSM and rolling road format along with navigation transducer you can use the fishfinder data application to help you accurately distinguish between different sizes of fish bottom structure and underwater obstacles You can also view sea depth Sirius audio application North and temperature data and mark points of America only Use your multifunction interest such as fishing spots or wrecks display to control a connected Sirius Radar application with a suitable radar Satellite Radio receiver scanner you can use the radar application to track targets and measure distances and bearings A number of automatic gain presets and color modes are provided to help you get the best performance from your radar scanner Engine application enables you to view engine information in the form of gauges and digital data from up to 3 compatible enginesGetting started 29 Weather application North America 310 Screen overview only With a suitable weather receiver connected to your system the weather 1 2 3 4 5 6 application overlays historical live and forecasted weather graphics on a world map Video application view a video or camera source on your multifunction display With the appropriate optional accessories you can connect additional video sources and switch between them 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 waypoints30 ESeries Widescreen User reference Screen item Description Screen item Description 4 Edit dialogs enable data to be edited or entered into a 1 Back select this icon to go back to a previous menu list for example editing a waypoint 2 Menu item momentarily touching a menu item highlights 5 Popup messages alert you to a situation such as an and automatically selects the item You can also use the alarm or unavailable function Popup messages may trackpad or rotary control to highlight an item and the OK require a response from you for example press the button to select it To scroll a menu touch a menu item ACKNOWLEDGE softkey to silence alarms and hold your finger down on the item while dragging your finger up or down You can also use the trackpad or rotary 6 Softkeys used to select frequentlyused options control to scroll the list 3 Scroll bar indicates your position in the list You canUsing menus also touch and drag the scroll bar to scroll the listMenus enable you to configure your system to your particular needs 4 Close select this icon to close the menusThe following diagram shows the main features of a standard menu Using list dialogs 1 2 3 4 List dialogs enable you to view details of data items stored on your multifunction display such as waypoints routes and tracks The following diagram shows the main features of a typical list dialogGetting started 31 Using edit dialogs 1 2 3 4 5 Edit dialogs enable you to edit the details of data items stored on your multifunction display such as waypoints routes and tracks The following diagram shows the main features of a typical edit dialog 1 2 3 Screen item Description 1 Back select this icon to go back to a previous dialog 2 List item touching a list item highlights it and displays the associated details You can also use the trackpad or rotary control to highlight the list item To scroll a list touch a list item and hold your finger down on the item while dragging your finger up or down You can also use the trackpad or rotary control to scroll the list 3 Scroll bar indicates your position in the list You can also touch and drag the scroll bar to scroll the list 4 Details displays the details of the currently selected list item 5 Close select this icon to close the dialogs32 ESeries Widescreen User reference Screen item Description 1 2 3 1 Back select this icon to go back to a previous dialog 2 Field touching a text field automatically displays the onscreen keyboard which can be used to edit the details For numeric fields the onscreen keyboard is displayed when you select the field and the EDIT USING KEYPAD softkey You can also use the trackpad or rotary control to highlight a field and then the OK button or EDIT softkey to display the onscreen keyboard 3 Close select this icon to close the dialogsUsing control dialogsControl dialogs enable you to control externally such as an autopilot unitThe following diagram shows the main features of a typical controldialog Screen item Description 1 Back select this icon to go back to a previous dialog 2 Instructions tell you what softkeys to use for controlling the externally connected equipment For safety reasons it may not be possible to control certain functions using the touchscreen In these situations use the physical keys and buttons instead 3 Close select this icon to close the dialogsGetting started 33311 Editing information in dialogs 312 Basic touchscreen operationsWith the dialog displayed Placing and moving the cursor using touch1 Select the field you want to edit 1 Touch the screen at any position on the screen to place the The onscreen keyboard is displayed cursor there Selecting the active window using touch With a page featuring multiple applications displayed 1 Tap anywhere inside the application you want to make active A green border appears around the application indicating that it is active The softkeys will change to display the relevant options for that application Touchscreen lock You can lock the touchscreen to prevent accidental use For example locking the touchscreen is particularly useful in rough2 Use the onscreen keyboard to make the changes water or weather conditions3 Use the onscreen keyboards SAVE key to keep any changes The touchscreen is locked from the home screen An icon in the home screen indicates the lock statusEntering special or accented characters Touchscreen is unlockedWith the onscreen keyboard displayed1 Select the onscreen keyboards key2 Select the character you want to accent Touchscreen is locked All functions remain available using the buttons and softkeys The available accented characters are displayed above the text entry field3 For characters that have multiple available accents use the You must use the UniControl to unlock the touchscreen character key to toggle between them4 Select the key to enter the character Locking the touchscreen With the home screen displayed34 ESeries Widescreen User reference1 Select the Touch Lock icon 313 Databar status symbols It changes color to indicate that the touchscreen is disabled All The status symbols on the databar confirm whether the appropriate functions are still available using the buttons and softkeys connections to your system have been made The symbols show the status for the the touchscreen Radar scannerWith the home screen displayed AIS receiver transceiver1 Use the UniControl to highlight the Touch Lock icon Sonar DSM2 Press the OK button The Touchscreen is enabled GPS receiver lock status symbolsThe touchscreen lock status is indicated in the databar Radar scanner status symbols The radar scanner power mode status is indicated in the databar Symbol Description Radar The touchscreen is unlocked power Symbol mode Description Transmit Rotating icon signifying that the The touchscreen is locked All functions remain TX scanner is on and transmitting When available using the physical buttons and softkeys 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 modeGetting started 35 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 ontransmitting 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 disabledAIS status symbolsAIS 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 transmitting AIS currently unavailable Symbol static the DSM is connected but not transmitting AIS unit is switched off or not connected Symbol greyedout the DSM is not connected or is not detected36 ESeries Widescreen User referenceGPS status symbols Symbol DescriptionThe 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 calibrationThe 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 started 37Touchscreen lock status symbols 314 Initial setup proceduresThe touchscreen lock status is indicated in the databar A number of tasks should be completed before you use your display for the first time Symbol Description Once your display has been installed and commissioned see The touchscreen is unlocked Installation Guide Raymarine recommends that you Set the language the date and time format and preferred units of measurement The touchscreen is locked All functions remain Set your vessel details available using the physical buttons and softkeys Adjust the display brightness Align the touchscreen Designate the data master Select the GPS data source Familiarize yourself with the Simulator Mode Setting the language time date and units of measurement 1 Press the MENU button 2 Select System Setup 3 Select Language 4 Select the appropriate language from the list 5 Select Time Date Setup 6 Use the Date Format and Time Format menu items to adjust the date and time 7 Use the Cancel button to return to the System Setup menu 8 Select Units Setup 9 Make the appropriate changes using the menu items in the Units Setup Menu Setting your vessel details 1 Press the MENU button38 ESeries Widescreen User reference2 Select System Setup Touchscreen alignment3 Select Boat Details If the touchscreen is misaligned to your touch you can realign it4 Change the Safe Depth Safe Height and Safe Width settings to improve the accuracy as appropriate for your vessel Realignment involves a simple exercise to align an onscreen object Note The settings you specify for your vessel details are with your touch For best results perform this exercise when your essential for the accurate operation of the collision alarm You vessel is anchored or moored must specify vessel detail settings that are appropriate for safe navigation Note The collision alarm uses data from the GPS antenna in its calculations Therefore the values you specify for your vessel detail settings must reflect the actual position of the GPS antenna on your vessel For example the Safe Width setting is actually 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 meters either side of the GPS antenna If the GPS antenna is mounted 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 the collision zoneAdjusting the display brightness1 Press the POWER button once Aligning the touchscreen The Backlight Level control is displayed 1 Press the MENU button2 Using the rotary control adjust the brightness level as 2 Select Display Setup appropriate 3 Select Touchscreen Alignment3 To switch the color palette between Day very bright and Night 4 Place your finger over the onscreen object momentarily then dark modes select MENU Display Setup Palette remove it The onscreen object moves 5 Place your finger over the onscreen object momentarily then remove itGetting started 396 If the operation was successful an Alignment Completed 1 Press the MENU button message is displayed Press the HOME button to return to the 2 Select the System Setup menu item home screen 3 Select the System Integration menu item7 If the operation was unsuccessful an Alignment Failed message is displayed and the Display Setup Menu is shown 4 Select the Data Master ON option Repeat steps 3 to 5 5 Press the OK buttonData master Selecting the GPS data sourceAny system containing more than one networked multifunction 1 Press the MENU buttondisplay must have a designated data master 2 Select System SetupThe data master is the display which serves as a primary source 3 Select System Integrationof data for all displays it also handles all external sources ofinformation For example the displays may require heading 4 Select Preferred GPS from the autopilot and GPS systems usually received 5 Select the type of data input that is supplying your a SeaTalkng or NMEA connection The data master is the source of GPS data SeaTalk1 ordisplay to which the SeaTalk NMEA and any other data connections NMEA0183are made it then bridges the data to the SeaTalkhs network andany compatible repeat displays Information shared by the datamaster includes Simulator mode Cartography The Simulator mode enables you to practice operating your display without data from a GPS antenna radar scanner AIS unit or Routes and waypoints fishfinder Radar The simulator mode is switched onoff in the System Setup Menu Sonar You can also adjust the vessel speed in simulator mode This is useful for quickly moving to different areas of the chart for example Data received from the autopilot instruments the engine and other external sources Note Raymarine recommends that you do NOT use theYour system may be wired for redundancy with data connections simulator mode whilst navigatingmade to repeat displays However these connections will onlybecome active in the event of a fault andor reassignment of the Note The simulator will NOT display any real data including anydata master safety messages such as those received from AIS the data master Note Any system settings made whilst in Simulator mode are notThe following task must be performed on the multifunction display transmitted via SeaTalk to other equipmentthat you want to designate as the data master40 ESeries Widescreen User the simulator mode1 Press Menu2 Select the System Setup menu3 Select the Simulator item and change its value to OnAdjusting the simulator vessel speed1 Press the MENU button2 Select System Setup3 Select Simulator Speed4 Select the appropriate speedGetting started 4142 ESeries Widescreen User 4 Managing display dataChapter contents 41 Memory cards overview on page 44 42 Inserting a memory card chart card or CF microSD card adaptor on page 44 43 Ensure chart card door is securely closed on page 45 44 Removing a memory card chart card or CF microSD adaptor on page 45 45 Saving user data and user settings on page 46 46 Transferring data using NMEA on page 47 47 Resetting your system on page 48Managing display data 4341 Memory cards overview 42 Inserting a memory card chart cardYou can use memory cards to archive data such as waypoints or CF microSD card adaptorroutes and tracks 1 Check that you are using the correct type of card or card adaptorMemory cards can be used to archive your data when the system 2 Open the chart card door located on the front right of the is reached You can then delete old data from your systemcreating capacity for new data The archived data can be retrieved 3 Insert the card or CF microSD card adaptor as shown inat any time You can also use memory cards to backup your data the diagram below with the lip of the card or adaptor facing outwards It should position easily If it does not DO NOT force Note Raymarine recommends that you backup your data to a it check the direction in which the lip is facing memory card on a regular basis 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 and press firmly until a click is heard D11530144 ESeries Widescreen User reference43 Ensure chart card door is securely 44 Removing a memory card chartclosed card or CF microSD adaptorPrevent water ingress 1 If the system is powered on press the MENU button Otherwise skip to Step 3To prevent water ingress and consequent damage to the displayensure 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 heardManaging display data 4545 Saving user data and user settings Saving user settings to a memory cardYou 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 cartography 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 Track46 ESeries Widescreen User reference6 To save all items of that type of data select the SAVE ALL 46 Transferring data using NMEA softkey7 To save an individual item of data select the item from the list You can transfer waypoints or routes to and from your multifunction and select the SAVE softkey display and an external instrument using NMEARetrieving data from a memory card Transferring waypoint and route data using1 Insert card in to the card slot NMEA2 Press the DATA button With NMEAcompatible equipment powered on and connected to your system3 Select the ARCHIVE AND TRANSFER softkey 1 Press the DATA button4 Select the RETRIEVE FROM CARD softkey 2 Select the ARCHIVE AND TRANSFER softkey5 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 softkey6 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 appropriate7 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 cancelErasing data from a memory card1 Insert the card in to the card slot2 Press the DATA button3 Select the ARCHIVE AND TRANSFER softkey4 Select the ERASE FROM CARD softkey5 Use the SELECT LIST softkey to select the type of data you want to erase6 To erase all the data select the ERASE ALL softkey7 To erase an individual item of data from the list highlight the relevant entry in the list and select the ERASE display data 4747 Resetting your system 1 Press the MENU button 2 Select System SetupYour system may be reset to its factory default settings if required 3 Select Settings and Data ResetThere are 2 types of reset operation both of which affect the current 4 If your waypoints have password protection enter your you are using AND any networked displays password and press the OK button Settings reset 5 Select the YES option to perform the reset or select NO to abort Settings and data resetSettings resetThis option resets your setup menus page sets and to factory default It will NOT affect your waypoints routesor tracks dataSettings and data resetIn addition to the settings reset detailed above performing a settingsand data reset will also remove ALL waypoints routes and a settings reset1 Press the MENU button2 Select System Setup3 Select Settings Reset4 If you have your waypoints enter your waypoint password and press the OK button5 Select the YES option to perform the reset or select the NO option to a settings and data a settings and data reset erases ALL waypoints routesand track data from your system BEFORE proceeding with asettings and data reset ensure that you backup any data that youwant to keep on to a memory card48 ESeries Widescreen User 5 Using waypoints routes and tracksChapter contents 51 Waypoints on page 50 52 Routes on page 60 53 Tracks on page 66 54 Waypoints routes and tracks storage capacity on page 68Using waypoints routes and tracks 4951 Waypoints By default all waypoints are indicated on screen by a waypoint symbol x You can assign different symbols if requiredA waypoint is a position marked on the screen to indicate a siteor a place to navigate to Waypoints in the radar applicationAs 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 whichCommon waypoint functions are accessed using the waypoints you are heading has a box placed around the symbol to highlight itsoftkey toolbar This can be shown at any time by pressing theWPTS MOB buttonWaypoint display on the chartIn the chart applications both active and inactive waypoints areshown The active waypoint ie the one to which you are headinghas a box placed around the symbol to highlight it 1 D117591 By default all waypoints are indicated on screen by a waypoint symbol x You can assign different symbols if required 2 3 Waypoints in the CDI application In the CDI application a waypoint is represented only when it is active D117611 Item Description 1 Inactive waypoint 2 Active waypoint 3 Alternative waypoint symbols50 ESeries Widescreen User reference Erase waypoint Move waypoint Go to waypoint View edit waypoint Waypoint features There are a range of features for placing navigating and managing waypoints D117601 Waypoint features are accessed from the chart or radar application by positioning the cursor overWaypoints in the fishfinder application an existing waypoint on the in the fishfinder application are represented by a verticalline 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 D117451 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 51 Waypoint function All applications Home screen Placing a waypoint at the cursor position Move waypoints In the chart radar fishfinder or CDI application 1 Press the WPTS MOB button Creating and managing waypoint 2 Move the cursor to the area of the screen where you want the groups waypoint to be placed 3 Select the WAYPOINT AT CURSOR softkey Displaying and managing waypoint groups 4 Optionally select the waypoint Name Group or Symbol field to customize the waypoint details Then select SAVE Move a waypoint between groups Placing a waypoint at your vessels position In addition to positional information a waypoint placed at the vessel position will capture temperature and sounded depth information ifWaypoint placement you have the appropriate sensors connected to your systemPlacing a waypoint using touch In the chart radar fishfinder or CDI application 1 Press the WPTS MOB button 2 Select the WAYPOINT AT VESSEL softkey 3 Optionally select the waypoint Name Group or Symbol field to customize the waypoint details Then select SAVE Placing a waypoint at a known position 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 appropriately 1 Press the WPTS MOB button D117631 2 Select the WAYPOINT AT LATLON softkeyIn the chart radar fishfinder or CDI application 3 Select the EDIT USING KEYPAD softkey1 Press the WPTS MOB button 4 Enter the position2 Touch the area of the screen where you want the waypoint 5 Select SAVE3 Optionally select the waypoint Name Group or Symbol field to 6 Close the window customize the waypoint details Then select SAVE52 ESeries Widescreen User navigation 1 Place the cursor over the to the cursor position on the chart The softkeys change to show the waypoint options 2 Select the GOTO WAYPOINT softkey The required course heading to the waypoint is shown on the screen Note You can select the STOP GOTO softkey at any time to cancel the action Navigating to a waypoint in the Waypoints List 1 Press the WPTSMOB button or select the Navigation softkey in the chart window 2 Select the GOTO WAYPOINT OPTIONS softkey D117641 3 Select the required waypoint from the listIn the chart application 4 Select the GOTO WAYPOINT softkey1 Position the cursor at the desired destination on the chart Cancelling navigation to a waypoint2 Select the NAVIGATION softkey3 Select the GOTO CURSOR softkey 1 Press the WPTSMOB button 2 Select the GOTO WAYPOINT OPTIONS to a waypoint on the screen 3 Select the STOP GOTO softkey 4 Alternatively 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 D117531 the details of any waypoint that has been created and storedIn the chart or radar application The following information is assigned or captured for each waypointUsing waypoints routes and tracks 53 Name Editing a waypoint on the chart or radar screen Position as LatLon and rangebearing from vessel In the chart or radar application Temperature requires appropriate sensor only for waypoints 1 Place the cursor over the waypoint captured at the vessel position The softkeys change to show the waypoint options Depth requires appropriate sensor only for waypoints captured 2 Select the VIEW AND EDIT DETAILS softkey at the vessel position The Edit Waypoint dialog is displayed Date and time 3 Select the field you want to edit 4 Use the EDIT softkey to display the onscreen keyboard Comment You can add your own text comments to a waypoint 5 Use the onscreen keyboard to make the changes and then Symbol A default symbol is assigned or you can select an select the onscreen keyboards SAVE key alternative Waypoint symbolsThere are 2 features which allow you to view or edit There are a range of symbols to represent different waypoint types Place the cursor over a waypoint hotspot on the 2D chart or Radar Symbol Type Symbol Type screen to view selected information Airport Anchor Use the waypoint list for comprehensive information to view and edit as required Billfish Bottom markDisplaying the waypoint list Bridge Buoy1 Press the WPTSMOB button2 Press the REVIEW AND EDIT WAYPOINTS softkey Cans CarWaypoint editing Caution CircleEditing waypoint details Concrete DiamondWith the Waypoint List displayed1 Select the VIEW AND EDIT DETAILS softkey Diamond quarter Diver down The Edit Waypoint dialog is displayed2 Select the field you want to change Diver down Dolphin alternative3 Select the EDIT softkey to display the onscreen keyboard4 Use the onscreen keyboard to make the changes then select Dot Dotted square the onscreen keyboards SAVE key54 ESeries Widescreen User reference Symbol Type Symbol Type Symbol Type Symbol Type End marker Fad Small fish Sport fisher Fish Fish 1star Square Start marker Fish 2star Fish 3star Swimming Tank Fish trap Hill peak Top mark Tower Ledge Lobster Trawler Tree Lost target Man overboard MOB Triangle Wreck Marker Martini Changing a waypoint symbol NMEA Nuns With the Waypoint List displayed 1 Select the VIEW AND EDIT DETAILS softkey Oil rig Oyster The Edit Waypoint dialog is displayed 2 Select the Symbol field Post Preferred marks 3 Select the required symbol in the list Private reef Public reef Showing and hiding waypoint names Reef Reef ball In the chart radar fishfinder or CDI application 1 Press the WPTSMOB button Restriction Rocks 2 Select the REVIEW AND EDIT WAYPOINTS softkey 3 Select the SHOWHIDE WAYPOINTS softkey Sail boat School of fish 4 Using the WAYPOINT NAME softkey select the WAYPOINT NAME ON option to show waypoint names or the WAYPOINT SeaTalk Seaweed NAME OFF option to hide waypoint names Shark Skull Note Waypoints in an active route are always displayed regardless of whether the display is set to show or hideUsing waypoints routes and tracks 55Showing and hiding waypoint groups symbols Moving a waypoint by entering new coordinatesIn the chart radar fishfinder or CDI application With the Waypoint List displayed1 Press the WPTSMOB button 1 Select the VIEW AND EDIT DETAILS softkey2 Select the REVIEW AND EDIT WAYPOINTS softkey The Edit Waypoint dialog is displayed3 Select the SHOWHIDE WAYPOINTS softkey 2 Select the Position Bearing or RNG field as appropriate4 Using the SHOW BY softkey select the SHOW BY GROUP or 3 Use the rotary control to enter the new coordinates or select the SHOW BY SYM option as appropriate EDIT USING KEYPAD softkey and use the onscreen keyboard A list of available waypoint groups or symbols is displayed5 Select the waypoint group or symbol that you want to show or Erasing waypoints hide6 Using the ON CHART softkey select the SHOW or HIDE option Erasing a waypoint on screen as appropriate In the chart or radar application7 Repeat Steps 5 to 6 for each waypoint group or symbol you want 1 Move the cursor to the relevant waypoint to show or hide The softkey toolbar changes to show the waypoint options 2 Select the ERASE WAYPOINT softkeyMoving waypoints 3 Select the YES softkey to confirm or NO softkey to cancelMoving a waypoint on the chart or radar screen Erasing a waypoint using the waypoint listIn the chart or radar application With the Waypoint List displayed1 Move the cursor to the relevant waypoint 1 Highlight the waypoint you want to erase The softkeys change to provide waypoint options 2 Select the ERASE WAYPOINT softkey2 Select the MOVE WAYPOINT softkey 3 Select the YES softkey to confirm3 Select the new position for the waypoint4 Select the PLACE WAYPOINT softkey Note If a route is hidden its waypoints can still be displayed If you attempt to erase a waypoint from a hidden route a warning isMoving a waypoint within a route displayed and the waypoint cannot be erasedIn the chart application1 Move the cursor over the waypoint you want to move Erasing all waypoints The softkeys change to provide waypoint options 1 Press the DATA button2 Select the MOVE WAYPOINT softkey 2 Select the ARCHIVE AND TRANSFER softkey3 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 option4 Select the PLACE WAYPOINT softkey 5 Select the ERASE ALL WAYPOINTS softkey56 ESeries Widescreen User reference6 Select the YES softkey to confirm or the NO softkey to cancel 4 Select the onscreen keyboards SAVE key Note If a route is hidden its waypoints can still be displayed If Moving waypoints between groups you attempt to erase a waypoint from a hidden route a warning is With the Waypoint Group List displayed displayed and the waypoint cannot be erased 1 Select the appropriate waypoint group from the list 2 Select the MOVE BETWEEN GROUPS groups 3 Select the SELECT GROUP A softkeyIn order to make your waypoints easier to manage you can organize 4 Using the rotary control select the waypoint group that containsthem into groups of your choice When fishing for example you the waypoint you want to movemay only wish to see the waypoints that indicate good fishing sites 5 Press the OK buttonProvided that you have not changed the default group all waypoints 6 Highlight the Group B columnare automatically placed in the default My Waypoints group when 7 If the Group B column does not contain the waypoint group youthey are created want to move your waypoint to select the SELECT GROUP B softkey and use the rotary control to select the required group Note A waypoint can only belong to one group 8 In the Group A column select the waypoint you want to moveDisplaying the waypoint group list 9 Select the MOVE WAYPOINT FROM A TO B softkey1 Press the WPTS MOB button or select My Waypoints from The waypoint is moved to the new group the home screen Renaming a waypoint group2 Select the MANAGE SYMBOLS AND GROUPS softkey With the Waypoint Group List displayedThe Waypoint Group List is displayed 1 Select the group you want to renameYou can now 2 Select the RENAME GROUP softkey 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 Erase groups 5 Select the onscreen keyboards SAVE keyMaking a new waypoint group Changing the default waypoint groupWith the Waypoint Group List displayed With the Waypoint Group List displayed1 Select the MAKE NEW GROUP softkey 1 Select the SET DEFAULT SYM GROUP softkey2 Select the name field 2 Select the EDIT DEFAULT softkey The onscreen keyboard is displayed 3 Select the waypoint group that you want to make the default3 Edit the name 4 Press the OK buttonUsing waypoints routes and tracks 57Erasing a waypoint group 2 Press the DATA buttonWhen you delete a waypoint group the group name and all the 3 Select the ARCHIVE AND TRANSFER waypoints are erased from the system If a group 4 Select the SAVE TO CARD one or more waypoints that you want to keep move these 5 Select the WPT option using the SELECT LIST out of the group before deleting the waypoint group Youcan erase any waypoint group except the following 6 To save all waypoints select the SAVE ALL softkey 7 To save a specific waypoint group and its waypoints highlight the My Waypoints group the group in the list and then select the SAVE GROUP softkey a group containing an active waypoint Waypoint transfer NMEA a group that contains waypoints that are part of a stored route You can send and receive waypoints to and from other NMEAWith the Waypoint Group List displayed compatible devices1 Select the waypoint group that you want to erase2 Select the ERASE GROUP softkey Note If the system receives an active waypoint over SeaTalk or NMEA it is displayed but cannot be edited Waypoints3 Select YES to confirm the action or NO to cancel received over SeaTalk are distinguished by an S waypoint icon Waypoints received over NMEA are distinguished by anManaging waypoints N waypoint iconYour system features a number of functions to help you manageyour waypoints effectively Sending waypoints on NMEAYou can 1 Press the DATA button Archive waypoints to a memory card for backup purposes 2 Select the ARCHIVE AND TRANSFER softkey Transfer your waypoints to other NMEA compatible equipment 3 Select the TRANSFER ON NMEA softkey 4 Select the appropriate port number using the NMEA PORT Add password protection to your waypoints to prevent softkey unauthorized access 5 Set your thirdparty NMEA compatible device to receive modeArchiving 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 Receiving waypoints on NMEAYou can choose to save all of your waypoints or just a group 1 Press the DATA button 2 Select the ARCHIVE AND TRANSFER softkey Note DO NOT save data waypoints routes and so on to a 3 Select the TRANSFER ON NMEA softkey chart card as the charts may be overwritten 4 Select the appropriate port number using the NMEA PORT1 Insert a memory card in the card slot softkey58 ESeries Widescreen User reference5 Set your thirdparty NMEA compatible device to transmit mode Edit waypoints or routes6 Select the RECEIVE ON NMEA softkey on your multifunction Goto an existing waypoint display Follow a routePassword protecting your waypoints View waypoints on screen even when the SHOWHIDE statusYou can prevent access to modification and visibility of your is set to SHOWwaypoints and routes by applying a password View waypoint names on screen even when WAYPOINT NAMEPassword Confirmation is set to ONWhen Password Protection is enabled and you are attempting to All other options including GOTO CURSOR are a password protected function for the first time during apowercycle the system will request confirmation of your password Specifying a password for you can 1 Press the MENU button Access WPTS key functions This does not affect the operation of 2 Select the System Setup menu item the MOB function 3 Select the Waypoint Password Setup menu item Access ROUTE softkey functions 4 Select the ON option for the Enable Password menu item Create a route from a track All other track functions are 5 Press the OK button unaffected 6 Read the displayed warning and press the YES softkey to Archive or transfer any waypoints accept it as appropriate Enter the Waypoint Password Setup menu 7 Enter the password 1 to 16 characters and case sensitive 8 Press the OK button Note Once you have provided a password to the system it must 9 Repeat Steps 7 to 8 to confirm the password be entered to access the Password Setup submenu regardless of the whether Password Protection is set to ON or OFF 10 Add a hint to help you remember the password optional 11 Press the OK button Note Raymarine strongly recommends that you backup your The password is now set and protection enabled although access waypoint data BEFORE password protecting your waypoints to the waypoint and route functions remains available until you This is so that in the event that you forget your password you restart your multifunction display can easily restore your waypoints Changing the waypoints DataFunctions 1 Press the MENU buttonWhen Password Protection is ON and you have not entered a 2 Select the System Setup menu itempassword you will NOT be able to 3 Select the Waypoint Password Setup menu item View details of waypoint and route databases 4 Select the Change Password menu itemUsing waypoints routes and tracks 595 Enter your new waypoints password 1 to 16 characters and 52 Routes case sensitive6 Press the OK button A route is a series of waypoints typically used to assist with passage planning and navigation7 Repeat Steps 5 to 6 to confirm the password8 Enter a hint to help you remember the password optional A route is displayed on screen as a series of waypoints linked by a line9 Press the OK password protection for waypoints1 Press the MENU button2 Select the System Setup menu item3 Select the Waypoint Password Setup menu item4 When prompted enter your existing waypoints password5 Press the OK button6 Select the OFF option for the Enable Password menu item7 Press the OK button D117501 Route features There are a range of route features for building navigating and managing routes Route features are accessed from the chart application by positioning the cursor over an existing route on the chart the chart application by using the Navigation Options softkey the home screen by selecting My Routes This displays the Routes list The route features allow you to Build a temporary route for immediate use Quick Route60 ESeries Widescreen User reference Build and save a route for use when required stored in the route Building a route using touch list Navigate follow routes Manage and edit routes stored on the systemYou can also build a route from an existing track Select the MyTracks icon to access track functions on the home screenRoute buildingA route can consist of a combination of New waypoints which you place on the screen as required andor D117621 existing waypoints selected from a list displayed on screen In the chart application Note A route can also be created from a track 1 Select the PLANNING softkey 2 Select the BUILD NEW ROUTE softkeyAs each waypoint is added it is assigned an index to its position in the route and drawn on the chart 3 Touch the area of the screen where you want the first waypointusing the currently specified symbol The following should be noted 4 Touch the screen to place subsequent waypoints in order When a route is being built it is not active and does not affect 5 When you have finished you can follow the route immediately any current navigation or save for future use You cannot save a new route if any of the waypoints within it are To follow the route immediately without saving it for future use currently active select the FOLLOW QUICK ROUTE softkey To save the route for future use press the SAVE ROUTE softkey Building a route on the chart Inthe chart application 1 Select the PLANNING softkey 2 Select the BUILD NEW ROUTE softkey 3 Select the desired position on the chart for either a new or an existing waypoint as required 4 Select the appropriate option on the softkey toolbarUsing waypoints routes and tracks 61 To use an existing waypoint select the USE THIS WAYPOINT softkey For a new waypoint select the PLACE WAYPOINT softkey5 Repeat Steps 3 to 4 for each subsequent waypoint until the route is complete6 To follow the route immediately without saving it for future use Quick Route select the FOLLOW QUICK ROUTE softkey7 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 softkey a route using the waypoint list Note If a track break occurs only the last segment is converted to a routeInthe chart application1 Select the PLANNING softkey Building a route from a track2 Select the BUILD NEW ROUTE softkey In the chart application3 Select the USE WAYPOINT LIST softkey 1 Select the PLANNING softkey4 Highlight the waypoint you want to use from the waypoint list 2 Select the MY TRACKS softkey5 Select the INSERT WAYPOINT softkey The Track List is displayed6 Repeat Steps 4 to 5 for each existing waypoint you want to add 3 Select the CREATE ROUTE FROM TRACK softkey to the route until the route is complete 4 Highlight the required track in the list7 To follow the route immediately without saving it for future use 5 Select the CREATE ROUTE FROM TRACK softkey Quick Route select the FOLLOW QUICK ROUTE softkey 6 Select the YES softkey to name the route or NO to accept the8 To save the route for future use select the SAVE ROUTE softkey default route name On completion the maximum deviation of the route from theBuild a route from a track recorded track is displayed and the new route is added to the routeYou can create a route from a recorded track list It can now be displayed edited and erased etc in the same way as other routes in the systemWhen a track is converted the system creates the closest routethrough the recorded track using the minimum number of Building a route from a track displayed on the chartwaypoints Each waypoint created will be saved with the depth andtemperature data if applicable for that position In the chart application 1 Position the cursor over the required track62 ESeries Widescreen User reference2 Select the CREATE ROUTE FROM TRACK softkey 2 After adding the final waypoint in your route press the FOLLOW3 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 pressingA 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 D117511You can follow any route stored on the display When following Cancelling navigation of a routea route you visit each waypoint in order You may also use the From the chart navigation optionsfollow route options in conjunction with a compatible autopilot to 1 Select the STOP FOLLOW navigate along your chosen routeThere 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 andYou can also follow any route in reverse order the display updates to indicate the next leg of the routeFollowing a quick route Note You can set the approach distance radius at which theIn the chart application waypoint arrival alarm will sound using the alarm setup menu1 Build your routeUsing waypoints routes and tracks 63Advancing to the next waypoint in a routeYou can skip the current active waypoint and advance to the nextwaypoint in a route at any timeWhile following a route in the chart application1 Press the GOTO softkey or position the cursor over the route2 Press the ADVANCE WAYPOINT softkey Note If the current destination is the last waypoint the chart advances on to the first waypoint in the routeFollowing a route in reverse order D117651In the chart application In the event that you steer offtrack you can go straight to your1 Select the NAVIGATION softkey target by resetting XTE2 Select the FOLLOW ROUTE OPTIONS softkey Resetting Cross Track Error XTE The Route List is displayed While following a route in the chart application3 Select the route you want to follow 1 Press the RESTART XTE softkey4 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 routeCross Track Error XTE Erasing a routeCross 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 deleted64 ESeries Widescreen User or edit a route 1 Select the PLANNING softkeyThere are a variety of attributes associated with routes These can 2 Select the MY ROUTES softkeybe reviewed and edited 3 Select the route you want to add a waypoint toYou 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 application 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 edit1 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 moveAdding a waypoint to a stored route The softkeys change to provide waypoint optionsIn the chart application 2 Select the MOVE WAYPOINT softkeyUsing waypoints routes and tracks 653 Move the cursor so that it stretches the leg of the route to the 53 Tracks desired position on the chart4 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 automatically You can save the track to create a permanent record of where you have beenIn the chart application1 Ensure that you are not following a route press the STOP FOLLOW softkey to stop following a route2 Position the cursor over the appropriate route3 Press the REVERSE ROUTE softkeyThe waypoints in the route are renumbered and the route nameis movedShowing or hiding a routeIn the chart application1 Using the trackpad position the cursor over the appropriate route D1175412 Press the HIDE ROUTE softkey With tracks you canAdjusting the thickness of route lines Review where you have beenIn the chart application Create a route from a track1 Press the MENU button2 Using the trackpad select the Chart Setup option Creating a track3 Using the trackpad select the Route Width menu item In the chart application4 Using the trackpad select the appropriate route line thickness 1 Select the NAVIGATION softkey5 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 route66 ESeries Widescreen User reference 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 usingErasing a track the options availableIn the chart application1 Select the PLANNING softkey Track interval The track interval specifies the time period or distance between2 Select the MY TRACKS softkey the points in a track3 Highlight the required track from the list You can adjust the interval between points which can help ensure4 Select the ERASE TRACK softkey best use of the available storage5 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 intervalYou can review and edit aspects of the tracks stored set to Auto could result in rapid use of all of the storage availableYou 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 application 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 timeSelecting a track to review or edit Distance The track points are placed at regular intervals of1 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 valueUsing waypoints routes and tracks 67 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 points68 ESeries Widescreen User 6 Using the chartChapter contents 61 Chart application overview on page 70 62 Vessel position and orientation on page 72 63 Chart views on page 75 64 Chart planning options on page 79 65 Chart navigation options on page 79 66 Measuring distances and bearings on page 80 67 Chart vectors on page 81 68 Current information on page 82 69 Tide information on page 83 610 Chart object information on page 85 611 Chart layers on page 86 612 Chart presentation on page 90 613 Chart setup on page 93Using the chart 6961 Chart application overviewThe chart application provides an electronic chart with and navigation features It combines 2D and 3D viewpointsand provides a variety of cartographic information regarding and charted objectsTypical uses for the chart application include Monitor your vessel location and heading Interpret your surroundings Measure distance and bearing Navigate using waypoints Plan and Navigate using routes Multiple applications 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 multifunction containing 3D cartography for the appropriate geographic area display at any one timeYou can also use your multifunction display to customize your to your own particular requirements and circumstances Chart datumYou can The chart datum setting affects the accuracy of the vessel position information displayed in the chart application 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 onscreen70 ESeries Widescreen User referenceThe default datum for your multifunction display is WGS1984 If scales The chart scale in use is indicated in the status bar thethis is not the datum used by your paper charts you can change number represents the distance in nautical miles horizontally acrossthe datum for your multifunction display using the MENU Chart the chartSetup Datum menu item You can remove and insert chart cards while a chart is displayedWhen you change the datum for your multifunction display the provided that you follow the correct procedure The chart grid will subsequently move according to the new datum and is retained onscreen until the chart application redraws the screenthe of the cartographic features will also change for example when you pan outside the current area or use theaccordingly Your multifunction display will attempt to set up any Range button to change the chart scaleGPS receiver to the new datum as follows If you have a Raymarine GPS receiver using SeaTalk or Caution Care of chart cards SeaTalkng it will automatically correlate each time you change the To avoid irreparable damage to andor loss of data datum on the multifunction display from chart cards If you have a Raymarine GPS receiver using NMEA0183 or a thirdparty GPS receiver you must correlate it separately Ensure that chart cards are fitted the correct way around DO NOT try to force a card into positionIt may be possible to use your multifunction display to correlate anNMEA0183 GPS receiver Go to MENU GPS Status If the datum DO NOT save data waypoints routes and so onversion is displayed it may be possible to change it by selecting the to a chart card as the charts may be SETUP softkey and choosing the appropriate datum If the DO NOT use a metallic instrument such as aNMEA0183 GPS receiver does NOT state which datum it is using screwdriver or pliers to remove a chart cardyou must select the NMEA0183 GPS datum using the MENU GPSStatus Other Setup NMEA0183 GPS Datum menu item Safe removal Use the Remove Card menu option before removing the chart card 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 Chart compatibility accuracy of between 5 and 15 m Your multifunction display is supplied with embedded Navionics electronic charts You can also insert Navionics chart cards to getChart cards overview enhanced chart detail and additional chart featuresChart cards provide additional cartographic information Your multifunction display is compatible with the following Navionics chart cardsObtain detailed cartographic information for the area thatyou navigate using Navionics chart cards To check the Silvercurrent availability of Navionics chart card types please Goldvisit or wwwnavionicsit The amount ofcartographic detail shown varies for different areas and for different GoldUsing the chart 71 Platinum 62 Vessel position and orientation Platinum Vessel position on the chart display FishN Chip Your current position is represented on screen by a boat symbol Hotmaps The boat symbol is shown below Note Refer to the Raymarine website for the latest list of supported chart cards D66271 Boat symbol Note The boat symbol can be customized so may appear differently on your display 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 available72 ESeries Widescreen User referenceNorth Up Nup Note It is not possible to select Head Up when the motion mode is set to True Course Up CupIn North Up mode the chart orientation is fixed with true northupwards 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 withHead 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 headingHead Up mode displays the chart with your vessels current heading If heading data becomes unavailable whilst in this mode a warningupwards As the heading changes the vessel symbol remains fixed message will be shown and the chart uses 0 heading in relativeand 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 buttonUsing the chart 732 Select Chart Setup When the motion mode is set to Relative the position of your vessel3 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 offsetChart motion mode to 13 or 23 the view ahead of your vessel will be increasedThe motion mode controls the relationship between the chart and In the example shown above the motion mode has been set toyour 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 isredrawn 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 screenThe current motion mode applies to all instances of the chart As the vessels position approaches the edge of the screen theapplication including those running on networked displays chart picture is automatically reset to reveal the area ahead of theWhen you pan the chart or select FIND CURSOR the motion mode vesselis 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 Upview another area of the chart whilst navigating To reset the motionmode and return your vessel to the screen select FIND SHIP changing the range in autorange also suspends motionmode The default setting is relative motion with zero offset Themode that you select is restored at power upRelative 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 on74 ESeries Widescreen User the motion mode 63 Chart viewsIn the chart application The chart is viewed and manipulated in 3 dimensions It can be1 Press the MENU button viewed from directly overhead 2D view or at an angle 3D view2 Select Chart Setup3 Use the Motion Mode menu item to select the appropriate optionChanging the vessel offset valueIn the chart application 851 Press the MENU button2 Select Chart Setup3 Use the Vessel Offset menu item to select the 0 13 or 23 360 option as your vessel D117491In the chart application 2D chart view The chart automatically reverts to 2D mode when1 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 is2 To mark this position press the WPTS MOB button twice then not viewed directly from above press the OK buttonUsing the chart 752D chart view Item DescriptionThe 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 equipment Item Description 1 Range horizontal distance across screen halfway up the window or at centerofview 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 position76 ESeries Widescreen User reference3D chart view Item DescriptionThe 3D chart view includes a number of functions to help you 6 Centerofview the white cross indicates the centernavigate 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 UniControl and range keys to manipulate the chart view UniControl is used for pitch rotate and pan Item Description Range key is used to zoom in and out 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 1 Chart pitch i If the chart is in 3D mode select the Pitch option from the 4 Waypoint with arrival circle softkey toolbar ii Use the rotary control to change the pitch angle of the chart 5 Orientation states the orientation mode that the chart display is usingUsing the chart 77 D117551 1 Swipe your finger across the display in the direction you want to pan the chart Switching between 2D3D chart view You can quickly toggle between 2D and 3D views In the chart application 1 Select the PRESENTATION softkey 2 Select the 2D or 3D option using the VIEW softkey2 Rotate only available when the chart is in 3D mode i Select the Rotate option from the softkey toolbar ii Use the rotary dial on the UniControl to rotate the chart Zoom Use the range key to zoom in or out of the chart4 Pan Use the trackpad on the UniControl to pan the chartPanning the chart using touchIn the chart application78 ESeries Widescreen User reference64 Chart planning options 65 Chart navigation optionsThe 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 destination 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 progressUsing the chart 7966 Measuring distances and bearings Clearing the chart ruler In the chart applicationYou can use the databar information and the ruler to in the chart application 1 Select the NAVIGATION softkeyYou 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 rulerIn the chart application1 Position the cursor at the start point of your measurement or bearing2 Select the NAVIGATION softkey3 Select the RULER softkey4 Position the cursor at the end point of your measurement or bearing The range and bearing is displayed5 Press the OK button to fix the new ruler the chart rulerIn the chart application with the ruler displayed1 Select the NAVIGATION softkey2 Select the RULER softkey3 Use the ADJUST A or ADJUST B softkey to select the start or end point as appropriate4 Move the cursor to the new ruler position5 Press the OK button to fix the new ruler position80 ESeries Widescreen User reference67 Chart vectors Note If neither Speed Over Ground SOG or heading data is available vectors cannot be displayedChart vectors display indicators for heading and COG and windand tide direction Vector lengthA range of vector graphics can be superimposed on to the chartdisplay The following vectors can be independently enabled or The length of the HDG and COG vector lines is determined by thedisabled in the 2D set up menu accessible from the Chart Setup distance your vessel will travel in the time you have specified 3Menu 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 D117461 Vector Tide Arrow or Wind Arrow menu items as appropriate 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 strengthUsing the chart 8168 Current information The color of the arrow indicates the flow speed Red increasing current flow speedAnimated current information Blue decreasing current flow speedThe 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 diamondshaped current icon D117482 2 Press the OK button to display the Object Info dialog box The softkeys change to provide currentrelated current information is available in the chart a diamondshaped 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 animationsWhen 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 PLAYWhen you select the ANIMATE softkey the diamondshaped current PAUSE softkeysymbols are replaced with dynamic current arrows which indicate 2 To view the animation in steps select the STEP BACK or STEPthe 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 rate82 ESeries Widescreen User reference 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 diamondshaped 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 location5 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 diamondshaped tide symbols are replaced with the dynamic tide bar which indicates theDisplaying details of currents predicted tide height for the actual time and dateIn the chart application Tide animation1 Position the cursor over the diamondshaped current symbol The softkeys change to provide currentrelated options Tide height is indicated by a gauge The gauge is comprised2 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 day4 To move the time selector use the trackpad The color of the arrow on the tide gauges indicates changes in5 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 featureUsing the chart 83Viewing animated tide information Displaying details of tidesIn the chart application In the chart application1 Position the cursor over a diamondshaped tide icon 1 Position the cursor over the diamondshaped tide symbol2 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 options3 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 softkeysIn the chart application with an animation displayed1 To start or stop the animation select the ANIMATION PLAY PAUSE softkey2 To view the animation in steps select the STEP BACK or STEP FWD softkeys3 To set the animation step interval pause any playing animations and then select the SET TIME INTERVAL softkey4 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 animation5 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 unchanged84 ESeries Widescreen User reference610 Chart object information 1 Position the cursor over the object A popup is displayed showing the basic object informationYou can display additional information on the chart for ports and marinas 2 Press the OK buttonYou can also search for the nearest instance of a particular chart Detailed information for that object is displayed and the softkeysobject 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 useall of the following additional information the rotary control to highlight and select the required information 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 listThere 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 displayedIn the chart application 4 Use the onscreen keyboard to enter the desired port nameUsing the chart 855 Select the SEARCH softkey 611 Chart layers The search results are displayed The chart has a number of content layers and display modes6 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 ofDisplaying pilot book information information The overlays available areIn the chart application when a port symbol is displayed Aerial overlay Provides an aerial satellite photography overlay1 Position the cursor over the port symbol NowRad weather 2D view only Provides the NowRad weather2 Press the OK button radar overlay without the need to open a separate weather The Object Info dialog is displayed application window3 Select the Pilot Book menu item Weather reports 2D view only Provides weather reports4 Highlight the relevant book or chapter without the need to open a separate weather application window5 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 reliefIn the chart application when a camera symbol is the availability of a photo Waypoint names 3D view only View waypoint names on1 Position the cursor over the camera symbol the chart2 Press the OK button Note The layers require electronic charts with the appropriate3 Select the VIEW PHOTO softkey feature support and may also require additional hardware and service ESeries Widescreen User photo overlay Specifying aerial overlay opacityYour 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 exampleAerial photos cover the navigable waters up to 3 miles inside thecoastline The resolution is dependent on the region covered by Adjusting the 3D chart chart card In the 3D chart viewEnabling aerial photo overlay 1 Select the PRESENTATION softkeyIn the chart view 2 Select the 3D VIEW OPTIONS softkey1 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 exaggeration2 Use the AERIAL OVERLAY softkey to select the ON optionUsing the chart 87Radar 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 theto provide target tracking or to help you distinguish between fixed chart scaleobjects and other marine traffic When is switched onYou can enhance the use of your chart by combining it with thefollowing 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 distinguishing between fixed and moving objects If you change the radar range in any radar window all synchronized chart views change scale to matchUsing the radar to view MARPA targets on the chart If you change the scale of a synchronized chart window all radarThe Mini Automatic Radar Plotting Aid MARPA function is used for windows change range to matchtarget tracking and risk analysis When the radar overlay is on allMARPA targets are displayed in the chart window and associated Synchronizing the chart and radar rangeMARPA functions can be accessed via the chart In the 2D chart viewUsing radar overlay to distinguish between fixed and moving 1 Select the PRESENTATION softkeyobjects 2 Use the SYNC softkey to select the RDR optionYou can overlay radar image data over your chart image allowing 3 Use the RANGE IN or OUT control to change the chart andbetter distinction between fixed objects and other marine traffic For radar rangebest results switch on RadarChart to ensure radarrange and chart scale are synchronized Note Radar range is not available when theEnabling radar overlay chart motion mode is set to AUTORANGEIn the 2D chart view1 Select the 2D CHART LAYERS softkey2 Use the RADAR OVERLAY softkey to select the ON MARPA controls on the chartIn the chart application1 Select the target using the cursor The MARPArelated softkeys are displayed2 Alternatively with Radar Overlay switched on press the TARGET TRACKING softkey88 ESeries Widescreen User referenceRange rings NOWRad weather overlay With a suitable weather receiver connected to your multifunction 3nm display you can overlay NOWRad weather information on the chart display 2nm 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 representation of distancefrom your vessel to help you judge distances at a glance The ringsare always centred on your vessel and the scale varies to suit yourcurrent zoom setting Each ring is labelled with the distance fromyour vesselEnabling range ringsIn the 2D chart view1 Press the MENU button Note The NOWRad weather overlay can only be used in North America and its coastal waters2 Select Chart Setup 3 Select 2D Set Up Enabling NOWRad weather overlay on the chart4 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 softkeyUsing the chart 893 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 grayedout 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 softkey90 ESeries Widescreen User reference2 Use the SYNC softkey to select the CHRT option Chart Detail3 If you have networked displays repeat Step 2 in the chart application on each display that you want to synchronize 5Fish mode 5Fish mode provides bathymetric contour data on the chart for use 9during fishing 14Before you can display bathymetric data in the chart application you 9must have chart cards with the relevant level of detailWhen you change the CHART TYPE to the FISH option bathymetric D117571data is shown on the chart providing that the chart card contains 14bathymetric data for that particular location Certain chart detail isalso removed to ensure the bathymetric data can be seen clearly The chart detail setting determines the amount of cartographic detailon the chart display shown in the chart applicationIf the chart card does NOT contain bathymetric data the chart Selecting the LOW option for the CHART DETAIL softkey hides thereverts to the default NAV navigation data following cartographic Fish mode TextIn the chart application Chart boundaries1 Select the PRESENTATION softkey Spot soundings2 Select the CHART TYPE softkey Depth contours3 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 softkeyUsing the chart 912 Use the CHART DETAIL softkey to select the HIGH or LOW option as appropriate92 ESeries Widescreen User reference613 Chart setupThe set up for your chart and its cartography can be changed from the standard configuration to suit your particular needsAlthough you will probably only do this when you first use the chartyou may decide to make subsequent adjustments once you becomemore familiar with the system Any settings that you change areretained even when you power offSelecting the chart setup menuIn the chart application1 Press the MENU button2 Select the Chart Setup menu item The Chart Setup Menu is displayedUsing the chart 93Chart setup menu optionsThe 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 23 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 Large94 ESeries Widescreen User reference Menu item Description Options 3D set up Settings specific to the 3D chart view Centerofview indicator Centerofview 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 ON 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 ON 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 Vector LengthUsing the chart 95 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 ON 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 object96 ESeries Widescreen User reference 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 kmUsing the chart 97 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 mSelecting the cartography setup menuIn the chart application1 Press the MENU button2 Select the Cartography Setup menu item98 ESeries Widescreen User setup menu optionsThe 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 displayedUsing the chart 99 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 International or US These symbols correspond to paper charts US 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 displayed100 ESeries Widescreen User reference 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 ON Roads Determines whether major coastal roads are displayed on the chart OFF OFF coastal roads are NOT displayed ON default ON coastal roads are displayedUsing the chart 101 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 ON102 ESeries Widescreen User 7 Using autopilot controlChapter contents 71 Enabling the autopilot control function on page 104 72 Disengaging the autopilot in an emergency on page 104 73 Autopilot control on page 105 74 Autopilot control options on page 106 75 Autopilot dialog box on page 106 76 Autopilot status symbols on page 107 77 Autopilot alarms on page 108Using autopilot control 10371 Enabling the autopilot control 72 Disengaging the autopilot in anfunction emergency1 Press the MENU button While following a route using the autopilot2 Select System Setup 1 Press and release the POWER button3 Select System Integration 2 Press the PILOT STANDBY softkey4 Use the Autopilot Control menu item to select the Enabled The autopilot is disengaged and put into standby mode option104 ESeries Widescreen User reference73 Autopilot control You must use the physical keys to select these softkeysYou can use your multifunction display to control your autopilot Engaging the autopilot Note For information on connecting an autopilot to your In the chart application multifunction display refer to the documentation that accompanies the autopilot 1 Select the NAVIGATION softkey 2 Select the GOTO CURSOR FOLLOW ROUTE OPTIONS orWith the Autopilot Control function enabled you can use your GOTO WAYPOINT OPTIONS softkey as display to 3 Select the ENGAGE PILOT TRACK softkey Engage the autopilot and instruct it to follow a route or a waypoint The Pilot Control dialog is displayed Disengage the autopilot 4 Select the appropriate softkey to engage the autopilot Silence the waypoint arrival alarm Engaging the autopilot using Control dialog In the chart applicationThe autopilot control functions on your multifunction display arecentered around the Pilot Control dialog This dialog is displayed in 1 Position the cursor over a waypoint or a waypoint in a routethe following situations The softkeys change to provide further options When you press the GOTO or FOLLOW ROUTE softkey in the 2 Select the GOTO WAYPOINT softkey chart application 3 Select the ENGAGE PILOT TRACK softkey When you are following a route or going to a waypoint or cursor position and place the cursor over an active route or waypoint Disengaging the autopilot on the chart and press the STOP GOTO STOP FOLLOW or ADVANCE WAYPOINT softkey In the chart application with the autopilot engaged 1 Press the STOP GOTO or STOP FOLLOW softkeys When you arrive at a target waypoint The Pilot Control dialog is displayed 2 Press the STANDBY touchscreen restrictions The autopilot is disengaged and put in standby modeFor safety reasons softkeys that initiate key pilot actions cannot beselected using the touchscreenThe affected softkeys are ENGAGE PILOT TRACK AUTOUsing autopilot control 10574 Autopilot control options 75 Autopilot dialog boxYour multifunction display enables you to navigate to target The autopilot dialog box provides important information whenwaypoints using the autopilot control options navigating using the integrated autopilot controlsWhen you arrive at a waypoint the Pilot Control dialog is displayed The following information is 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 route CLEAR ALARM Silences the waypoint arrival alarm Example autopilot dialog 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 Waypoint arrival When arriving at a waypoint the dialog title bar turns red to indicate the waypoint arrival alarm Select ACKNOWLEDGE to silence the alarm Select STANDBY for manual steering106 ESeries Widescreen User reference76 Autopilot status symbols Symbol DescriptionThe 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 autopilot control 10777 Autopilot alarmsThe autopilot functions provide alarms to alert you to situations thatrequire actionYour multifunction display shows autopilot alarms regardless ofwhether there is active navigation on the system If pilot integrationis enabled and an alarm is raised by the autopilot the provides an audible alarm sound providing that the alarmhas not already been silenced The Pilot Control screen isdisplayed indicating a new alarm Additionally the pilot transducericon is displayed in red and remains red until the alarm is autopilot alarms1 Press the CLEAR ALARM softkeyThe alarm is silenced and the autopilot remains engaged in automode continuing on the current autopilot alarms and Press the STANDBY softkeyThe alarm is silenced and the autopilot is disengaged and put instandby mode108 ESeries Widescreen User 8 Using alarms and MOB contents 81 Using Man Overboard MOB functions on page 110 82 Alarms on page 111Using alarms and MOB functions 10981 Using Man Overboard MOB Note To obtain a MOB position your multifunction display mustfunctions have a GPS position fixMan overboard Cancelling a MOB alarmIf 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 clearedThe MOB function is available at all times regardless of which the chart application motion mode is is running the databar mode is resetWhen MOB is activated an alert message appears onscreen andan emergency waypoint is created A bearing to the waypoint is GOTO and route functions are restoredalso provided The alert and emergency waypoint also appear onany 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 multifunction 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 disabled1 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 settings110 ESeries Widescreen User reference 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 limitsWhen you cancel the MOB alarm the special MOB chart applicationis closed Alarms are raised by system functions and also external equipment connected to your multifunction displayThe normal chart application is reset to the same settings that it hadbefore 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 alarmWith the home screen and a MOB alert displayed You can configure the behaviour of the following system and1 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 categoryUsing alarms and MOB functions 111System 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 triggered112 ESeries Widescreen 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 GPS antennaUsing alarms and MOB functions 113 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 constructions 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 areasCollision alarm Offshore structuresYou can set up a collision alarm zone in front of your vessel to alertyou to charted objects above a specified depth or below a specified Pipelineheight Waste areasIf 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 WrecksYou can specify the size of the collision alarm zone which consistsof 2 sectors Overhead obstructions Cables114 ESeries Widescreen User reference 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 OptionsSetting up the anticollision 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 D117471 This section describes the settings you can change using the1 Press the MENU button fishfinder alarms setup menu2 Select Alarm Setup Menu Item Description Options3 Select Navigation Alarms Setup4 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 105 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 you6 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 valueUsing alarms and MOB functions 115 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 receiver116 ESeries Widescreen User 9 Using radarChapter contents 91 Radar overview on page 118 92 Digital radar scan speed on page 118 93 Radar scanner status symbols on page 119 94 Radar range and image quality on page 120 95 Radar display overview on page 123 96 Dual range radar operation on page 125 97 Radar mode and orientation on page 126 98 Radar tuning HD and SuperHD digital scanners on page 129 99 Radar tuning nonHD digital radomes on page 134 910 Using radar to measure distances ranges and bearings on page 138 911 Using radar to track targets and avoid collisions on page 142 912 Radar setup menu options on page 146Using radar 11791 Radar overview 92 Digital radar scan speedRadar is used to provide information that can help you to track Certain digital radar scanners support multiple scan speedstargets and measure distances and bearings Radar scan speed is set up using the Digital Scanner Setup MenuRadio Detection And Ranging RADAR is used at sea to detect the accessible from the Radar Setup menu When the system detects apresence of objects known as targets at a distance and if they scanner that is capable of operating at both 24 RPM and 48 RPMare moving detect their speed 2 options are provided for scanner speedRadar works by transmitting radio pulses then detecting reflections 24 RPMof these pulses echoes from objects in the area and displaying thereflections as targets on your display AutoUntil you are familiar with interpreting the radar display every If you have a digital radar scanner that only operates at 24 RPMopportunity should be taken to compare the radar screen patterns the scanner speed option is disabled If the scanner speed optionwith visual targets such as other boats buoys and coastal is enabled you must select the Auto option if you want to use thestructures You should practise harbor and coastal navigation during higher scan speeds This option automatically switches between thedaylight hours and in clear weather conditions 24 RPM and 48 RPM scan speeds as appropriateHD and SuperHD digital radar Selecting radar scanner speedYour multifunction display can be used with digital radar scanners The speed option requires a 48 RPM compatible SuperHD digital radar scannerHD and SuperHD Digital radar scanners provide a range ofadvantages making it easier to discern objects around your vessel Select your radar scanner speed from within the radar applicationHD 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 RPM118 ESeries Widescreen User reference93 Radar scanner status symbols Powering the radar scanner on and off In the radar applicationThe 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 ontransmitting and standby mode Scanner goes into power save mode when constant use of radar is not requiredUsing radar 11994 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 echoesheight of the scanner and height of the target may be caused byMaximum radar range is essentially lineofsight so is limited by Side lobesthe height of the scanner and the height of the target as Indirect echoes Rmax Multiple echoes a1 a2 Blind sectors h Earth Sea rain or snow clutter Radar H Rmax 223 h H Cliff Interference 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 D16433 2 minimize them Side LobesThe table below shows typical maximum radar ranges for variousradar antenna heights and target heights Remember that although Side lobe patterns are produced by small amounts of energy fromthe radar horizon is greater than the optical horizon the radar the transmitted pulses that are radiated outside the narrow maincan only detect targets if a large enough target is above the radar beam The effects of side lobes are most noticeable with targets athorizon 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 12120 ESeries Widescreen User reference 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 D16384 Arc True echo Side echoes D16423Indirect Echoes Blind SectorsThere 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 blindare 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 installation 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 D16414 in position With high winds and extreme conditions echoes from sea clutter may cause dense background clutter in the shape of an almost solid discUsing radar 121 Interference When two or more radarequipped 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 D39684Rain or Snow ClutterThe radar can see echoes from rain or snow Returns from stormareas and rain squalls consist of countless small echoes that change size intensity and position These appear as large hazy areas depending on the intensityof the rainfall or snow in the storm cell D39674122 ESeries Widescreen User reference95 Radar display overview Item your radar scanner connected and the radar in transmit mode 7 Ships positionthe radar picture provides a maplike representation of the areain which the radar is operating 8 Motion Mode 10 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 aUsing radar 123 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 momentarily 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 displayIf your system has 2 radar scanners you can select which one touse for the current radar viewIn the radar application1 Press the MENU button2 Select Radar Setup3 Select the Select Scanner menu item A list of connected scanners is displayed4 Select the scanner you want to use with the current radar a radar scannerYou can name radar scanners for easy the radar application1 Press the MENU button2 Select Radar Setup3 Highlight the Select Scanner menu item124 ESeries Widescreen User reference96 Dual range radar operation Dual range radar compatibility The range covered by the short Dual Range option depends on theThe Dual Range radar function enables you to view 2 ranges at the radar scanner you are using and the software version it is usingsame time in separate windows The function is only available withHD and SuperHD radar scanners Range covered Range coveredUsing your multifunction display and an HD or SuperHD digital by software by softwareradar scanner you can view either a short or a long range image in Dual range versions 1xx versions 3xxseparate radar windows Scanner mode to 2xx onwardsThe default setting is Long which provides a standard scanner 4 Kw HD Digital Long 18 nm to 72 nm 18 nm to 72 nmrange 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 Range is enabledUsing radar 125Using Dual Range with SuperHD scanners 97 Radar mode and range radar operation with SuperHD scannersWhen using the short Dual Range option a SuperHD scanner Radar orientation modesoperates in HD mode only When using the long Dual Range option The radar can operate in a number of orientation modes to suita 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 theEnabling Dual Range radar operation orientation of the radar are retained when you switch off your multifunction displayIn the radar application with an HD or SuperHD radar to your multifunction display Head Up HUP1 Select the PRESENTATION softkey This is the default mode for the radar application2 Select the ON option for the DUAL RANGE softkey eg NSelecting long or short range radar operationIn the radar application1 Select the PRESENTATION softkey2 Use the DUAL RANGE softkey to select the LONG or SHORT option as appropriate N Ships Heading Marker SHM As your boats heading changes indicating the boats current SHM fixed upwards heading is upwards D83981 Radar picture rotates accordingly126 ESeries Widescreen User referenceNorth 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 accordingly D84001 D83991 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 softkeyUsing radar 1272 Press the RADAR MODE AND ORIENTATION softkey3 Using the ORIENTATION softkey select the required orientation modeChanging the radar vessel offsetIn the radar application1 Press the PRESENTATION softkey2 Press the RADAR MODE AND ORIENTATION softkey D68422 0 offset 1 offset 2 offset3 Using the VESSEL OFFSET softkey select the required vessel 3 3 offset The default motion mode is Relative with zero offsetRadar motion modes overview True Motion TMThe motion mode controls the relationship between the radar and When the motion mode is set to True fixed radar targets maintain ayour 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 aheadThe selected motion mode is displayed in the status bar The default Note If heading and position data become unavailable whensetting 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 barRelative Motion RM with optional Vessel Offset in brackets for example TMWhen the motion mode is set to Relative the position of your boatis fixed on the screen and all the targets move relative to the boat Note It is not possible to select True Motion when the orientationYou can specify whether the boat is fixed in the centre of the window is set to Head Up0 offset or offset by 13 or 23 to increase the view ahead asshown 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 mode128 ESeries Widescreen User reference98 Radar tuning HD and SuperHD digital scannersYou can use the gain presets and other functions to improve the quality of the radar pictureThe following settings apply to HD radomes and HD and SuperHDopen 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 preconfigured 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 onlyUsing radar 129 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 radarequipped 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 are130 ESeries Widescreen User reference 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 the 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 upSelecting digital radar gain presets 1 Select the GAIN softkeyThese presets require a HD or SHD digital radar scanner Bird 2 Select the BUOY MODE HARBOR MODE COASTAL MODEmode requires a scanner with the enhanced bird mode capability OFFSHORE MODE or BIRD MODE softkey as appropriateIn the radar application 3 Select the same softkey again1 Press the GAIN softkey The softkeys change to provide more options2 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 theThe softkey is highlighted and the display changes to reflect the appropriate setting between 0 and 100new mode 6 Press the OK digital radar preset gain Adjusting digital radar color gainIn the radar application In the radar radar 1311 Select the GAIN softkey 6 Press the OK button2 Select the BUOY MODE HARBOR MODE COASTAL MODE OFFSHORE MODE or BIRD MODE softkey as appropriate Adjusting SuperHD radar antenna boost3 Select the same softkey again In the radar application The softkeys change to provide more options 1 Select the GAIN softkey4 Use the COLOR GAIN softkey to select the MAN option 2 Select the BUOY MODE HARBOR MODE COASTAL MODE5 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 again6 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 optionIn the radar application 6 Using the rotary controller adjust the gain control to the1 Select the GAIN softkey appropriate setting between 0 and 1002 Select the BUOY MODE HARBOR MODE COASTAL MODE 7 Press the OK button OFFSHORE MODE or BIRD MODE softkey as appropriate3 Select the same softkey again Adjusting SuperHD radar power boost The softkeys change to provide more options In the radar application4 Use the RAIN softkey to select the ON option 1 Select the GAIN softkey5 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 appropriate6 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 softkeyIn the radar application 5 Use the POWER BOOST softkey to select the MAN option1 Select the GAIN softkey 6 Using the rotary controller adjust the gain control to the2 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 button3 Select the same softkey again The softkeys change to provide more options Enhance echoes functions4 Use the SEA softkey to select the MAN option5 Using the rotary controller adjust the gain control to the Enabling radar interference rejection appropriate setting between 0 and 100 In the radar application132 ESeries Widescreen User reference1 Press the ENHANCE ECHOES softkey2 Press the INT REJECTION softkey repeatedly until the ON option is selected3 Press the OK buttonEnabling radar expansionIn the radar application1 Press the ENHANCE ECHOES softkey2 Press the EXPANSION softkey repeatedly until the ON option is selected3 Press the OK buttonEnabling radar wakesIn the radar application1 Press the ENHANCE ECHOES softkey2 Press the WAKES softkey repeatedly until the ON option is selected3 Select the appropriate time the radar tune controlInthe radar application1 Press the MENU button2 Select the Radar Setup menu item3 Select the Scanner Setup menu item4 Select the Tune menu item5 Select the MANUAL option using the TUNE softkey6 Using the rotary control adjust the level to obtain the maximum signal strength indicated by the eightstep horizontal bar7 Press the OK buttonUsing radar 13399 Radar tuning nonHD digital radomesYou can use the gain presets and other functions to improve the quality of the radar pictureThe 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 100134 ESeries Widescreen User reference Tuning method Related Options Description Sea gain presets AUTO the preset operates in automatic mode Enable you to quickly select preconfigured 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 radarequipped 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 blueUsing radar 135 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 the 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 upAdjusting radar gain Adjusting the radar rain functionIn the radar application In the radar application1 Press the GAIN softkey 1 Press the GAIN softkey2 Press the GAIN softkey until the MAN option is selected 2 Press the RAIN softkey until the ON option is selected3 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 clutterIn the radar application In the radar application1 Press the GAIN softkey 1 Press the GAIN softkey2 Press the FTC softkey until the ON option is selected 2 Press the SEA softkey3 Using the rotary controller adjust the FTC function to the 3 Select the HARBOR OFFSHORE or COASTAL preset as appropriate setting appropriate136 ESeries Widescreen User reference 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 barEnhance echoes functions 7 Press the OK buttonEnabling radar interference rejectionIn the radar application1 Press the ENHANCE ECHOES softkey2 Press the INT REJECTION softkey repeatedly until the ON option is selected3 Press the OK buttonEnabling radar expansionIn the radar application1 Press the ENHANCE ECHOES softkey2 Press the EXPANSION softkey repeatedly until the ON option is selected3 Press the OK buttonEnabling radar wakesIn the radar application1 Press the ENHANCE ECHOES softkey2 Press the WAKES softkey repeatedly until the ON option is selected3 Select the appropriate time the radar tune controlIn the radar application1 Press the MENU button2 Select the Radar Setup menu item3 Select the Scanner Setup menu itemUsing radar 137910 Using radar to measure distances egranges and bearingsWhen you are using the radar application you can ranges and bearings in a variety of waysThese options are detailed in the table below Range 14 nm Range 34 nm Range 11 nm 2 D84071 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 D84021 Floating EBLs No No YesMeasuring using the range rings Note If cursor position is not shown in the Databar go to MenuUse the range rings to gauge the approximate distances between Databar Setup Range rings are concentric circles displayed on the screenand centred from your boat at preset distances The number and Measuring using Variable Range Markers VRMsspacing 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 cursor138 ESeries Widescreen User reference VRM EBL D84251 D84081 Note The default bearing mode for EBLs is relative to your vessels heading If heading data is available you can set theMeasuring using Electronic Bearing Lines EBLs bearing mode to be relative REL magnetictrue MT WhenAn Electronic Bearing Line EBL is a line drawn from your boat to MT is selected the EBL bearings will be expressed as eitherthe edge of the window When this line is rotated to align with a true or magnetic dependant on the equipment connected Thetarget its bearing relative to your boats heading is measured and current EBL bearing is shown on both the radar screen EBL labeldisplayed on the ADJUST EBL softkey The data is also displayed if and on the ADJUST EBL softkeyyou 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 targetUsing radar 139 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 D84031 3 Select the ON option using the VRMEBL 1 softkey The VRMEBL is displayed 4 Select the ADJUST VRM using floating VRM and EBLYou can use the VRMEBL float function to measure the range and 5 Using the rotary control adjust the VRM to the required sizebearing between any two points on the radar screen This function 6 Select the ADJUST EBL softkeyallows you to move the VRMEBL centre away from your boats 7 Using the rotary control adjust the EBL to the required angleposition and onto a target You can then change the radius of the 8 Position the cursor over the VRM or EBLVRM to determine the distance between two points and change theangle 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 softkeyIn the radar application 11 Using the trackpad move the center position of the circle to the1 Select the VRMEBL softkey desired position2 Select the ON option using the VRMEBL 1 softkey 12 Press the CANCEL button to deselect the ADJUST FLOAT3 Using the rotary control adjust the VRM to the required size softkey and then CANCEL again to return to the previous level of softkeys4 Select the ADJUST EBL softkey The ADJUST VRM softkey displays the distance The ADJUST5 Using the rotary control adjust the EBL to the required angle EBL softkey displays the bearing6 Press the OK button to save the settings7 Repeat Steps 1 to 6 to create a second VRMEBL if required this time using the VRMEBL 2 softkey140 ESeries Widescreen User reference 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 displayIn the radar application1 Select the VRMEBL softkey2 Use the VRMEBL 1 softkey to select the ON option3 Select the FLOATING EBL softkey4 Select the CENTER softkeyUsing the radar range ringsRadar range rings enable you to measure the distance betweentwo points on the radar displayUse the range rings to gauge the approximate distances betweenpoints Range rings are concentric circles displayed on the screenand centred from your boat at preset distances The number andspacing of the rings changes as you range in and out eg Range 14 nm Range 34 nm Range 11 nm 2 D84071 Range rings 18 nm apart Range rings 14 nm apart Range rings 14 nm apartEnabling and disabling radar range ringsIn the radar application1 Press the MENU buttonUsing radar 141911 Using radar to track targets and 3 Select Radar Alarms Setupavoid 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 andavoid collisions including Guard Zones MARPA and AIS MARPA overviewWith 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 application Set an alarm to trigger when a target is within a specified zone With an accurate heading sensor connected to your multifunction 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 courseSetting up a radar guard zone Each target tracked can be displayed with a graphic indicating theInthe radar application Closest Point of Approach CPA and Time to Closest Point of1 Press the TARGET TRACKING softkey Approach TCPA The calculated target data can also be shown on2 Press the MONITOR IN ZONES softkey your screen Each target is continually assessed and an audible3 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 must4 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 heading5 Press the ZONE SHAPE softkey until the SECTOR or CIRCLE sensor or a gyrostabilized autopilot is required option is selected as required6 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 speedAdjusting guard zone sensitivity In Relative Motion mode heading and speed information is required1 Press the MENU button2 Select Alarm Setup142 ESeries Widescreen User reference the symbol wanders away from the target lockson to another target or changes to a lost symbol target In these circumstances 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 circumstances 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 warningSafety notices If a target is lost either because the MARPA software has lostMARPA can improve collision avoidance when used wisely It is contact with it or because it has moved out of range an audibleyour responsibility to exercise common prudence and navigational alarm is sounded and an onscreen warning appears Thejudgement onscreen symbol will change to the target lost symbol SelectingThere are conditions where acquiring a target may become difficult the appropriate softkey will silence the alarm and remove theThese same conditions may be a factor in successfully tracking a onscreen warning and the target lost symboltarget 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 statusSymptoms of such conditions include target acquisition is difficult and the MARPA vectors are unstableUsing radar 143 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 D75422 Safe target Lost target the target vector extension being shown as relative not true The text next to the target indicates its course and speedVessel vectors CPA graphics overview Configuring MARPA and AIS optionsCPA graphics show vectors for your vessel and a selected target In the radar application 1 Select the TARGET TRACKING softkeyA vector is a line onscreen showing the predicted courses of yourvessel and the selected target if you both remain on your present 2 Select the MARPA AND AIS OPTIONS softkeycourse These vectors vary in length due to vessel speed and vector 3 Select the Vector Length menu item and adjust the time periodlength 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 D90081 Displaying vessel vectors CPA graphicsTrue mode 1 Position the cursor over the target 2 To display the CPA graphic for the target press the CPAWith the display set in True mode the vectors of your vessel and GRAPHIC softkey until the ON option is selectedthe target are shown extended to their intersection point TheCPA 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 GRAPHICthe point of the CPA The length and direction of the line indicates softkey until the OFF option is selectedthe distance and bearing of the target at CPA The text indicates 4 To display the CPA graphic automatically when you place theCPA and TCPA The text next to the target symbol indicates its true cursor over any part of the MARPA symbol select the AUTOcourse and speed option 5 Press the OK button144 ESeries Widescreen User referenceMARPA options Parameter Descriptions OptionsThe MARPA options are accessible by pressing the TARGET Time to Safe Zone If a target enters your 3 minTRACKING 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 Alternatively 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 softkeyUsing radar 145912 Radar setup menu optionsThe 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 approximately 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 On146 ESeries Widescreen User reference 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 Off 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 GuideUsing radar 147148 ESeries Widescreen User 10 Using AISChapter contents 101 AIS overview on page 150 102 AIS prerequisites on page 151 103 Classes of AIS data on page 152 104 Enabling AIS on page 153 105 Displaying AIS vectors on page 153 106 AIS status symbols on page 154 107 AIS silent mode on page 154 108 Viewing AIS target information on page 155 109 Using AIS to avoid collisions on page 156 1010 AIS options on page 157 1011 AIS alarms on page 158 1012 Buddy tracking on page 159 1013 Aid to Navigation AToN targets on page 161 1014 Land base station targets on page 162Using AIS 149101 AIS overview 1 HeadingThe AIS feature enables you to receive information broadcast by 2 Large vesselother vessels and to add these vessels as targets in the chart and 3 Direction of turnradar applications 4 Small vesselWith 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 Safetycritical 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 safetycritical target data 9 Dangerous target flashes Set up a safe zone around your vessel View AIS alarm and safetyrelated messages AISequipped vessels in the surrounding area are displayed in the chart or radar application as triangular targets Up to 100 targetsAIS information is displayed in the form of an overlay in the chart are displayed As the vessels status changes the symbol for theand radar applications Additional data is displayed in a dialog box target changes accordinglyin 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 3 vessel the larger the target You can either display all targets or just dangerous targets 4 How AIS Works AIS uses digital radio signals to broadcast realtime information 097T 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 6 7 8 9 D119301150 ESeries Widescreen User reference Note It may not be mandatory for vessels to be fitted with 102 AIS prerequisites 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 functionality be used to complement radar NOT substitute it In order to run AIS you will needAIS Simulator Mode A receiveonly AIS unit or a full AIS transceiver a unit that sends and recommends that you use the simulator function tofamiliarize yourself with the AIS features When the simulator A VHF antenna this is usually supplied with the AIS systemfunction is enabled Menu System Setup Simulator it displays A GPS to provide position data20 AIS targets within a 25 nm range These targets are displayedusing the appropriate AIS targets status symbol and move around The AIS layer enabled in the chart or radar application asthe screen as if they were real targets appropriate 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 box 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 receiverUsing AIS 151103 Classes of AIS data Class A Class B Data receive Class B send receiveThere are 2 classes of AIS data each class supports a differentrange of AIS data Antenna locationAIS data is defined as Class A or Class B The sending andreceiving of Class A and Class B data may not be compulsory for all Draftvessels 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 multifunction display TimeYour AIS receiver or transceiver may support additional AIS datathat is not shown on your multifunction display Vessels positionThe 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 beam152 ESeries Widescreen User reference104 Enabling AIS 105 Displaying AIS vectors You must have the correct data available before AIS vectors canEnabling AIS in the chart application be displayedIn the 2D chart view A target is defined as active when it has the following data displayed1 Select the 2D CHART LAYERS softkey graphically2 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 timeEnabling AIS in the radar application A heading and direction of turn indicatorIn the radar application1 Select the PRESENTATION softkey Enabling and disabling AIS vectors2 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 targetsUsing AIS 153106 AIS status symbols 107 AIS silent modeAIS status is indicated by a symbol in the databar AIS silent mode enables you to disable AIS transmissions 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 disabled154 ESeries Widescreen User reference108 Viewing AIS target information Target type Description SymbolYou can display information relating to individual AIS targets Dangerous target Targets within specified distance CPA or timeWhen a target is highlighted with the cursor the softkeys change TCPA Dangerousto 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 secondsAIS target symbols Target in latest predicted position Alarms soundsYour multifunction display shows a range of symbols to represent if enabled Targetthe 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 AISUsing AIS 155Displaying detailed AIS target information 109 Using AIS to avoid collisionsIn the chart or radar application You can use the AIS safe zone and safety message functions to1 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 ON2 In the radar application select the TARGET TRACKING softkey Safe Zones3 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 chart4 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 ACKNOWLEDGE156 ESeries Widescreen 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 safetycritical AIS information Vector Length The time period 05 min specified for drawingIn the chart or radar application length of vectors 1 min1 Move the cursor over the relevant AIS target 3 min2 Press the AIS DATA softkey until the ON option is highlighted 6 min3 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 displayedUsing AIS 157 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 multifunction 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 display158 ESeries Widescreen User reference1012 Buddy tracking How it works When the AIS Layer is enabled in the chart or radar application AISYou can configure your display to notify you when an AISequipped targets are shown on your display You can add any AIS target tofriend or buddy comes within range of your vessel a Buddy List each entry consisting of an MMSI number and anThe Buddy Tracking feature enables you to add AISequipped optional name Subsequently whenever Buddy Tracking is enabledfriends and regular contacts to a Buddy List on your multifunction on your mutlifunction display and a Buddy vessel with an MMSIdisplay 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 iconof 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 Prerequisites 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 3 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 Buddyrelated 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 ListUsing AIS 159Adding a vessel to your buddy list from AIS Editing a buddys detailstarget list 1 In the chart or radar application use the trackpad to move the cursor over an AIS target1 If you are in the chart application press the AIS OPTIONS softkey The softkeys change to reflect this and give you Buddyrelated options2 If you are in the radar application press the TARGET TRACKING softkey 2 Alternatively press the MENU button and select the AIS Layer Setup menu3 Press the AIS LIST softkey 3 Press the VIEW BUDDY LIST softkey The AIS Target List is displayed The AIS Buddy List dialog is displayed4 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 displayed5 Press the ADD TO BUDDY LIST softkey 5 In the MMSI field edit the MMSI number nine digits if required6 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 ofAdding a vessel to your buddy list from main the friend who owns the vessel for examplemenu 7 Press the OK buttonInthe chart or radar application1 Press the MENU button Deleting a buddy2 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 target3 Using the trackpad select the VIEW BUDDY LIST menu item The softkeys change to reflect this and give you Buddyrelated4 Press the ADD VESSEL softkey options5 In the MMSI field enter a valid MMSI number nine digits 2 Alternatively press the MENU button and select the AIS Layer6 Press the OK button Setup menu7 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 delete8 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 button160 ESeries Widescreen User additional buddy information 1013 Aid to Navigation AToN targetsIn the chart or radar application With an AIS unit connected by NMEA 0183 your system can display1 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 minutes2 Press the BUDDY DATA AUTO ON OFF softkey These stations may also be programmed to provide other navigation3 Select theON option safety information for example meteorological and hydrological The Buddys details are displayed data However not all information broadcast by AToN targets is4 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 CPA 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 positionUsing AIS 161 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 meteorological 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 NameIn the chart or radar application with the AIS layer enabled Type1 Move the cursor over the relevant Aid To Navigation AToN target Position The softkeys change to show the AToN options Status2 Select the VIEW FULL AIS DATA softkey Off On position MMSI Dimensions CPA TCPA Last seen In the chart and radar applications land base station targets are shown as Icon Description Land base station target ONLINE162 ESeries Widescreen User AIS symbols are used to indicate whether the target isdangerous 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 ListDisplaying AIS data for land base the chart or radar application with the AIS layer enabled1 Move the cursor over the relevant land base station target The softkeys change to show the options2 Select the VIEW FULL AIS DATA softkeyUsing AIS 163164 ESeries Widescreen User 11 Using the Course Deviation contents 111 Course Deviation Indicator overview on page 166 112 Displaying the CDI application on page 167 113 Using the CDI application on page 167Using the Course Deviation Indicator 165111 Course Deviation Indicator overview Screen item DescriptionThe Course Deviation Indicator CDI gives a graphical 1 Starboard steer of your vessels course in a rolling road format 2 WaterWith your display receiving accurate heading and you can use the Course Deviation Indicator CDI to 3 Horizonmonitor your course and accurately steer to a target waypoint 4 Maximum CrossTrack Error XTE valueThe CDI application shows a rolling road which represents a width 5 Port lineof sea equal to the Cross Track Error XTE limits that you havespecified in the Setup menu As you travel towards the target 6 Vessel iconwaypoint the checkered pattern and the waypoint will move downthe screen at a rate proportional to your boats speed Navigation 7 Steer is displayed alongside or below the rolling road 8 Center lineThe CDI application is preconfigured to display the CDI graphicYou 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 10166 ESeries Widescreen User reference112 Displaying the CDI application 113 Using the CDI the home screen displayed Monitoring Your Course Using CDI1 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 instructions 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 displayedUsing the Course Deviation Indicator 1673 Using the trackpad select the waypoint that you want to go to4 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 ErrorChanging the data displayed in the the CDI application1 Press the MENU button2 Select the Panel Setup Menu menu item3 Select the Configure CDI menu item A red outline appears around the main screen element in the CDI display4 Highlight the data element that you want to change5 Select the SELECT DATA softkey6 Select the appropriate data group7 Highlight the data item that you want then select the appropriate option8 Press the OK buttonThe CDI display will be updated to show the data that you specified168 ESeries Widescreen User 12 Using the contents 121 Fishfinder introduction on page 170 122 The sonar image on page 171 123 Fishfinder presets on page 173 124 Fishfinder display modes on page 174 125 Fishfinder range on page 177 126 Fishfinder presentation options on page 178 127 Fishfinder waypoints on page 183 128 Fishfinder alarms on page 183 129 Fishfinder setup on page 184Using the fishfinder 169121 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 overviewThe fishfinder application provides a detailed view of the fish andseabed 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 selectedby the systemThe various functions and features of the fishfinder application The fishfinder window includes the following aspectsinclude 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 operating170 ESeries Widescreen User reference Icon static the fishfinder transducer is connected but not 122 The sonar image transmitting Icon greyedout no fishfinder transducer is connected Interpreting the seabed using sonar It is important to understand how to correctly interpret the seabedHow the fishfinder works structure represented in the fishfinder displayThe fishfinder application uses a Digital Sounder Module DSM and The seabed usually produces a strong echoa suitable sonar transducer The DSM interprets signals from the The following images show how different seabed conditions aretransducer and builds up a detailed underwater view represented in the sonar displayThe transducer is located on the bottom of the boat it sends pulses A hard bottom sand produces a thin lineof sound waves into the water and measures the time it takes for thesound wave to travel to the bottom and back The returning echoesare affected by bottom structure and by any other objects in theirpath for example reefs wrecks shoals or fish A soft bottom mud or seaweed cover produces a wide line The dark layer indicates a strong signalColors are used on the display to indicate the strength of the returnsYou can use this information to determine the bottom structurethe size of fish and other objects in the water such as debris orair 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 D68552 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 highUsing the fishfinder 171Factors influencing the sonar display Water depthThe quality and accuracy of the display can be influenced by a As sea depth increases signal strength decreases resulting in anumber of factors including vessel speed depth object size lighter onscreen image of the noise and transducer frequency Size of the targetVessel speed The larger the target the larger the return on the fishfinder displayThe shape of the target changes along with your speed Slower The size of a fish target is also dependent upon the size of the fishsspeeds return flatter more horizontal marks Higher speeds cause swim bladder rather than its overall size The swim bladder varies inthe target to thicken and arch slightly until at fast speeds the mark size between different breeds of fishresembles a double vertical line Transducer depth The same target will appear differently when the transducerThe 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 prefer172 ESeries Widescreen User reference123 Fishfinder presets 1 Press the appropriate softkey to select fromThe fishfinder provides you with four preset configurations available PRESET 1 SINGLEon the fishfinder toolbar These enable you to quickly select PRESET 2 settings tailored for various situations PRESET 3 SHALLOW orEach preset has been configured to provide the best for the fishfinder However it is possible to manually PRESET 4 DEEPadjust 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 configuration suitable for general fishing conditions Dual this preset provides a dual frequency configuration 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 watersDisplay modesWhen using presets you can either select the relevant preset andstart using the default configuration immediately or you can adjustthe preset to your needs using the display modes Zoom Bottom Lock AScopeAny changes you make to a preset are retained when you switchoff the power to your multifunction a fishfinder presetFrom the fishfinder main screenUsing the fishfinder 173124 Fishfinder display modes When the range increases the area shown in the zoom window also a fishfinder display mode Zoom splitWhen a fishfinder preset is selected its softkey label changes to With the zoom display mode you can split the screen and displayADJUST Pressing this softkey allows you to configure the display the zoomed image alongside the standard fishfinder image ZOOMmode settings to suit your requirements Changes to the display SPLIT The zoomed section is indicated on the standard fishfindermode are saved with the preset at poweroff screen by a zoom boxFrom the fishfinder main screen1 Use the softkeys to select an appropriate preset The softkey name changes to ADJUST2 Select the ADJUST softkey3 With dual frequency screens select FREQ1 or FREQ2 to select which frequency display you wish to change4 Select the SELECT VIEW softkey5 Select the required display mode None Zoom Bottom Lock or zoom mode Enabling fishfinder zoom modeThe zoom display mode magnifies a region of the fishfinder screen From the fishfinder main screento display more detail 1 Use the softkeys to select an appropriate presetThis 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 display174 ESeries Widescreen User zoom split screenWith the fishfinder in zoom mode1 Press the ZOOM softkey to select FULL or SPLIT as the fishfinder zoom factorWhen the zoom function is active ZOOM FULL or ZOOM SPLITyou can either select a predefined zoom factor or adjust it manuallyWith the fishfinder in zoom mode1 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 trackpad2 Press the OK the position of the fishfinder zoomed areaWhen the zoom function is selected the system the zoom position so that the bottom details are always in thelower half of the display If required you can reposition the portion ofthe image to be zoomed so that an alternative area is displayedWith the fishfinder in zoom mode1 Press the ZOOM POSITION softkey until the MAN option is selected MODE 3 The Ascope2 Use the rotary control to reposition the zoomed area as required MODE 2 image angles The lefthand side3 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 withFishfinder AScope mode in the window detailed view depthThe AScope mode enables you to view a live rather than of the seabed and fish directly below your vessel Enabling the Fishfinder AScope ModeThe standard fishfinder display shows a historical record of fishfinder From the fishfinder main screenechoes 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 theAScope feature The width of the bottom covered by the AScope The softkey name changes to ADJUSTis indicated at the bottom of the window AScope provides a more 2 Select the ADJUST softkeyprecise and easier to interpret indication of the target strength 3 With dual frequency screens select FREQ1 or FREQ2 to selectThere are three AScope modes as illustrated in the diagram below which frequency display you wish to changeUsing the fishfinder 1754 Select the SELECT VIEW softkey Bottom Lock is selected for individual fishfinder windows and can5 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 presetBottom Lock The softkey name changes to ADJUSTThe Bottom Lock function applies a filter to flatten the image of the 2 Select the ADJUST softkeyseabed and make any objects on or just above it easier to discernThis feature is particularly useful for finding fish that feed close to 3 With dual frequency screens select FREQ1 or FREQ2 to selectthe bottom which frequency display you wish to changeBottom Lock is selected for individual fishfinder windows and 4 Select the SELECT VIEW softkeycan replace or appear alongside the standard fishfinder image 5 Select the BOTTOM LOCK the range of the bottom lock image allows you to viewmore 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 modethe 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 appropriate176 ESeries Widescreen User reference125 Fishfinder rangeThe Range and Range Shift functions enable you to change therange of depth displayed by the Range function enables you to define the range of depth thatyou see in the fishfinder displayBy default the fishfinder display shows the shallowest requiredrange enabling you to clearly see what is near the surface of thewater under your vessel This is useful for finding smaller fish thatfeed nearer the surface An example of this kind of depth range is 0to 200 feet In this case the range is 200 feet so 200 feet of waterwill be displayed onscreen at any one timeThere may be circumstances in which you want to see a lessdetailed image showing a greater amount of depth beneath yourvessel This is useful for locating bigger fish and other objects Changing the fishfinder depth rangelocated closer to the seabed such as wrecks An example of this You can choose from eitherkind of depth range is 0 to 1000 feet or greater In this case therange is 1000 feet and you will be able to see 1000 feet of water an automatic adjustment whereby the display automatically showbeneath your vessel without needing to scroll the display up or the shallowest required rangedown manual adjustment of the depth range up to the maximum depthRange Shift displayed on the scrolling bottom and AScope imagesThe Range Shift function enables you to define which area of the Changes to the range affect all fishfinder windowsoverall depth you want to be able to see onscreen For example 1 Press the RANGE buttonif your range is 5000 feet and the display is showing the surface 2 Toggle to AUTO or MAN using the RANGE softkey0 feet at the very top of the display and 5000 feet at the bottomof the display you can use the Range Shift function to focus on a 3 Use the rotary controller to adjust the depth rangedifferent 5000 feet range For example 2000 feet at the very top of 4 Press OKthe screen and 7000 feet at the very bottom of the screenExample screen with range and range shift used to view the seabedat a depth range of 4080 ftUsing the fishfinder 177Using fishfinder range shift 126 Fishfinder presentation optionsThe DSM automatically adjusts the display to keep the bottom in The PRESENTATION softkey gives you access to a featuresthe lower half of the display window Alternatively you can shift the and functions which enhance the fishfinder display and provideimage within the current range Changes to the range shift are additional onscreen in all fishfinder windows Presentation options include1 Press the RANGE control to open the range toolbar2 Press the RANGE softkey repeatedly until the MAN option is Gain settings to enhance display clarity selected Power to the transducer3 Press the RANGE SHIFT softkey VRM features for measuring depth distance4 Select your desired setting using the trackpad Dual frequency view options5 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 displayed178 ESeries Widescreen User reference 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 theManual strongest color Those with a weaker value are divided equallyIf necessary you can set the gain controls manually between a between the remaining colorsvalue of 1 to 100 default value is 75 This value should be sethigh enough to see fish and bottom detail but without too much Setting a low value produces wide band for the weakest color butbackground noise Generally a high gain is used in deep andor a small signal band for the other colorsclear water a low gain in shallow andor murky water Setting a high value gives a wide band for the strongest color butThe new values remain set even when you switch off the display a small signal band for the other colorsthey are applied to both the active window and any other with the same frequency There are two color gain modesSelecting automatic fishfinder gain Auto In Auto mode the color gain setting is automatically adjusted to suit current conditions Any adjustments made applyFrom the main fishfinder screen to all fishfinder windows1 Press the PRESENTATION softkey Manual You can set the color gain manually between a value2 Press the GAIN softkey of 1 to 1003 Press the GAIN softkey until the AUTO option is selected4 Use the trackpad to select the auto mode you want Adjusting the fishfinder color gain5 Press the OK button From the main fishfinder the fishfinder gain manually 1 Press the PRESENTATION softkeyFrom the main fishfinder screen 2 Press the GAIN softkey1 Press the PRESENTATION softkey 3 Press the COLOR GAIN softkey until the MAN option is selected2 Press the GAIN softkey 4 Use the rotary control to select the amount of color gain you3 Press the GAIN softkey until the MAN option is selected want4 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 display5 Press the OK button and are applied to all fishfinder windowsThe new values remain set even when you switch off the displaythey are applied to both the active window and any other displaying the same frequencyUsing the fishfinder 179Fishfinder color threshold 4 Use the rotary control to select the amount of Time Varied Gain you wantThe color threshold setting determines the range of colors used onscreen The effect of this is to set a color threshold below which 5 Press the OK buttontargets are not shown For example a low setting would result inonly the strongest orange and red targets being displayed Fishfinder powerAdjusting the fishfinder color threshold The power setting controls the power level of the transducerFrom the main fishfinder screen Power options1 Press the PRESENTATION softkey Auto This is the default setting When it is selected the DSM2 Press the GAIN softkey automatically determines the required power setting based on the3 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 current5 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 areFishfinder TVG Time Varied Gain typically selected for depths greater than 12 ft 37 mThe Time Varied Gain TVG function reduces the amount of clutterin the fishfinder display by varying the gain throughout the column of Adjusting the fishfinder powerwater 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 displayTVG 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 determine1 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 you2 Press the GAIN softkey determine depths and distances These features are illustrated and3 Press the TVG softkey until the MAN option is selected described in more detail below180 ESeries Widescreen User reference 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 individually 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 181Measuring depth and distance using touch If you are in dual frequency mode you can pause one frequency while the other continues to scroll This allows you to inspect aFrom the main fishfinder screen paused image while the other frequency continues to scroll and1 Select the PRESENTATION softkey detect fish2 You may find it helpful to use the SCROLL softkey to pause the display Note Scrolling will resume if the frequency changes For example an automatic change of frequency resulting from a3 Select the VRM softkey change in depth4 Touch the screen at the position where you want to measure the depth or distance Adjusting the fishfinder scrolling speed The distance is displayed on the vertical axis and the depth From the fishfinder screen on the horizontal axis 1 Press the MENU button 2 Select the Fishfinder Setup menu itemFishfinder scrolling 3 Select Manual Scroll Speed The fishfinder image scrolls from right to left You can adjust or 4 Use the rotary control to adjust the scroll speed to the requiredpause the scrolling for example to ease placing of waypoints or valueVRMs onscreen Pausing the fishfinder scrolling imageScroll speed From the main fishfinder screenYou can adjust the speed at which the fishfinder image scrolls A 1 Press the PRESENTATION softkeyfaster speed provides more detail which may be useful when you 2 Press the SCROLL softkey to pause the displayare looking for fish If you select a slower speed the information 3 Press the OK buttonremains on the display for longerThe 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 simultaneously 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 windowsScroll pauseYou can pause the display to see a snapshot of the fishfinder Selecting dual frequency viewimage 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 3 Use the VIEW softkey to switch between the available views182 ESeries Widescreen User reference127 Fishfinder waypoints 128 Fishfinder alarmsPlacing 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 alarmsWhen a waypoint is placed its details are added to the waypoint list The following fishfinder alarms can be set when you are connectedand a vertical line labelled WPT is displayed on screen You can edit to a DSM or when the simulator is onwaypoints 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 changesPlacing a Waypoint on the Fishfinder DisplayWith the fishfinder screen active1 Press the WPTSMOB button2 Select the appropriate option WAYPOINT AT CURSOR WAYPOINT AT VESSEL or WAYPOINT AT LATLONUsing the fishfinder 183129 Fishfinder setupOpening the fishfinder setup menuIn the fishfinder application1 Press the MENU button2 Select the Fishfinder Setup menu item184 ESeries Widescreen User setup menu optionsThis section describes the settings you can change using the fishfinder setup menu The setup menu contains settings that are likelyto be changed infrequently 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 Top 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 Off 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 OffUsing the fishfinder 185 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 100Fishfinder preset configuration Auto When operating in automatic frequency the system will set and adjust the frequency automatically to suit your frequency and operating conditionsThe frequency of the sonar determines the width of the sonar beam Dual operationthe depth to which the signals will penetrate and the resolutionof the image Each of the preset operating modes has its own For dual frequency operation you can set Frequency 2 for thefrequency settings required preset operating modesThe 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 P4186 ESeries Widescreen User fishfinder preset names1 From the main fishfinder screen press the MENU button2 Select Fishfinder Setup from the list of options3 Select Configure Preset Frequencies from the list of options4 Use the trackpad to select the required preset5 Press the EDIT NAME softkey6 Use the rotary control and trackpad to change the name7 Press OK when completeUsing the fishfinder 187Transducer and DSM the DSM and transducer settingsFrom the main fishfinder screen1 Press the MENU button2 Select Fishfinder Setup from the list of options3 Select from the list of menu options Transducer Settings DSM DSM Setup Menu OptionsNearby vessels equipped with a fishfinder or certain physical conditions like hard seabeds can affect the DSM Its setup menus enableyou 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 off188 ESeries Widescreen User Transducer fishfinder transducer must be calibrated correctly to depth readingsThe multifunction display receives the image from a DSM whichprocesses sonar signals from a transducer mounted in the waterIf the transducer is equipped with a speed paddle wheel thermistor the DSM calculates speed andtemperature To ensure accurate readings it may be necessary tocalibrate the transducers by applying offsets to depth speed andtemperature As these settings are held in the DSM and relate tothe transducer they are applied transducer settings Menu Item Description Options Select Transducer Select the appropriate transducer type from those displayed B256M256 B260M260SS560 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 CS4500Using the fishfinder 189 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 F190 ESeries Widescreen User 13 Using the engine contents 131 Engine application overview on page 192 132 Displaying the engine application on page 192 133 Setting up the engine application on page 193 134 Changing the engine panel dial color on page 193 135 Preconfigured data panels on page 194 136 Changing what the engine application displays on page 196Using the engine application 191131 Engine application overview 132 Displaying the engine applicationThe 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 applicationThe engine application enables you to view information in the form The engine monitor application is displayedof gauges and digital data from up to three compatible enginesTo provide a fast update rate the engine data is transferred fromthe engines serial interface to your multifunction display the default range of data shown by the engine application is notsuitable you can change what is displayed Note For details of compatible engines and related software updates please refer to the Raymarine website at ESeries Widescreen User reference133 Setting up the engine application 134 Changing the engine panel dialIn the engine application color1 Press the MENU button In the Engine application2 Select Panel Setup Menu 1 Press the MENU button3 Select Number of Engines then select the appropriate value 2 Select Panel Setup Menu4 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 193135 Preconfigured data panelsBy default a preconfigured range of data is displayed in a numberof data panels Each panel consists of a number of cells eachcontaining 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 displays194 ESeries Widescreen User referenceList of preconfigured engine panelsA range of preconfigured panels show commonly used dataThe 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 LoadSelecting a preconfigured data panelIn the data or engine application1 Using the softkeys select the preconfigured data panel you want to useUsing the engine application 195136 Changing what the engine Changing the size of data displays Inthe data or engine application 1 Press the MENU buttonIn the engine application 2 Select Panel Setup Menu1 Press the MENU button 3 Select the data panel you want to resize Configure2 Select Panel Setup Menu 4 Select the MERGE CELLS softkey if you want to merge the3 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 half4 Highlight the data element that you want to change5 Select the SELECT DATA softkey6 Select the appropriate data group7 Select the appropriate category then select the appropriate optionThe engine display will be updated to show the data that youspecified 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 panelsInthe data or engine application1 Press the MENU button2 Select Panel Setup Menu3 Select the panel you want to rename Configure4 Select the RENAME PANEL softkey The onscreen keyboard is displayed5 Enter the new name for the data panel6 Select the onscreen keyboards SAVE key196 ESeries Widescreen User 14 Using the data contents 141 Data application overview on page 198 142 Preconfigured data panels on page 199 143 Trim tab calibration on page 202 144 Customizing the data application on page 202Using the data application 197141 Data application overviewThe data application displays system and instrument data on displayThe data application enables you to view numeric data generatedby the system It also shows data from instruments connected toyour multifunction display using the NMEA or SeaTalk protocols198 ESeries Widescreen User reference142 Preconfigured data panelsBy default a preconfigured range of data is displayed in a numberof data panels Each panel consists of a number of cells eachcontaining 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 displaysUsing the data application 199List of preconfigured data panelsA range of preconfigured panels show commonly used dataThe 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 TTG VMG Waypoint Depth COG SOG Heading Speed Set Drift XTE Trip200 ESeries Widescreen User reference Data Navigation panel Waypoint panel Route panel Fishing panel Sailing panel Local Time Sea Temperature Ground Wind App Wind True Wind VMG WindSelecting a preconfigured data panelIn the data or engine application1 Using the softkeys select the preconfigured data panel you want to useUsing the data application 201143 Trim tab calibration 144 Customizing the data applicationYou can calibrate your trim tabs from your multifunction display You can customize the data application to show the system and instrument data that you requireTrim 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 preconfigured data panels inPanel Setup Menu the data application you can also customize the data panels to your specific requirementsTo ensure that accurate data is displayed you must calibrate your You can customize each data panel by changingtrim tabs The calibration option is available in the Panel SetupMenu The panel name The size and number of data trim tabs The data contained in each data panel This data can include anyIn 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 counters1 Press the MENU button on your multifunction display2 Select Panel Setup Menu How the data is displayed You can control whether the data is displayed in numerals digits gauge or graphical format as3 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 application4 Set both physical Trim Tabs in the UP position In the data application5 Press the OK button on your multifunction display 1 Press the MENU button6 Set both physical Trim Tabs in the DOWN position 2 Select Panel Setup Menu simultaneously 3 Select the appropriate Configure menu item7 Wait for the Calibration Complete message A red outline appears around the main data element in the data application8 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 data202 ESeries Widescreen User reference 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 panelsInthe data or engine application1 Press the MENU button2 Select Panel Setup Menu3 Select the panel you want to rename Configure4 Select the RENAME PANEL softkey The onscreen keyboard is displayed5 Enter the new name for the data panel6 Select the onscreen keyboards SAVE keyChanging the size of data panelsInthe data or engine application1 Press the MENU button2 Select Panel Setup Menu3 Select the data panel you want to resize Configure4 Select the MERGE CELLS softkey if you want to merge the contents of the cell with an adjacent cell resulting in a bigger cell5 Select the SPLIT CELL softkey if you want to split the size of the cell in halfUsing the data application 203204 ESeries Widescreen User 15 Using the weather application North America onlyChapter contents 151 Weather application overview on page 206 152 Displaying the weather application on page 206 153 Weather application setup on page 207 154 Weather application display overview on page 207 155 Weather map navigation on page 211 156 Weather reports on page 211 157 Storm tracking on page 212 158 Animated weather graphics on page 213Using the weather application North America only 205151 Weather application overview 152 Displaying the weather applicationThe weather application overlays historical live and forecasted With the home screen graphics on a world map 1 Select a page that includes the weather applicationThe weather application can only be used in North America and The weather application is displayedits coastal watersThe weather application graphics and their associated weather dataenable you to determine the actual conditions in the vicinity of yourvessel or at a particular forecasts and warnings detailing both current andpredicted conditions are regularly updated in the Note For types of warnings watches and advisories refer to the NOAA website at advisory onlyThe weather information is subject to service interruptions and maycontain errors or inaccuracies and consequently should not berelied upon exclusively You are urged to check alternate sources prior to making safety related decisions Youacknowledge and agree that you shall be solely responsible for useof the information and all decisions taken with respect thereto Byusing this service you release and waive any claims against Radio Inc WSI Navcast Incorporated and Raymarinewith regard to this serviceIf you do not have the subscription agreement you may view a copyon the internet at ESeries Widescreen User reference153 Weather application setup 154 Weather application displayA 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 wwwsiriuscom 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 WaveSelecting weather graphics heightsIn the weather application1 Press the DISPLAY GRAPHICS softkey FIND SHIP DISPLA Y GRAPHICS ANIMATE WEATHER WEATHER REPOR TS PRESENT ATION2 Using the trackpad select the ON option for each graphic that D85641 you want displayed on the weather map Weather soft keys3 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 sectionsUsing the weather application North America only 207Weather symbols Storm tracks symbolsThe 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 greensyellow 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 greenyellowred Snow BluesMixture Pinks Occluded front purple Stationary front redblue Trough brown 1010 1012 Squall line red Dry line red Isobars grey208 ESeries Widescreen User observation station symbols Wave information symbolsThe 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 D89751 Buoy Station C MAN WSI NWS Florida 16 shades of colour from Reds Highest w aves Greens Intermediate waves Blues Lowest w avesWind speed symbolsThe weather application uses a range of symbols to wind speedsWind speed symbols Cuba D86031 37 kts 812 kts 1317 kts 1822 kts 2327 kts 2832 kts 3337 kts 3842 kts 4347 kts 4852 kts etc 5357 kts 5862 kts 6367 kts 6872 kts 7377 kts 7882 kts 8387 kts 8892 kts 9397 kts 98102 kts D85711 D108501 Wave Period Wave DirectionUsing the weather application North America only 209NOWRad precipitation color codes Color code Intensity in mm per hourNOWRad displays the type and level of precipitation 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 dBzCanadian radar precipitation color codesCanadian radar shows the intensity of precipitation for CanadaUnlike NOWRad Canadian radar does not show the Color code Intensity in mm per hour Transparent nothing shown at very 000 to 020 mmhr low precipitation Light green 021 to 100 mmhr Medium green 101 to 400 mmhr210 ESeries Widescreen User reference155 Weather map navigation 156 Weather reportsYou 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 weatherWhen you open the weather application a world map is displayedIf the system has a position fix for your boat the map will be centred Your multifunction display shows weather reports foron your boat As in the chart application use the cursor to move Tropical the map and view different locations and the Range controlto zoom in and out Use the WPTS MOB button to place waypoints Marine warnings Marine zone your vessel on the weather map Marine watchbox warningsIn the weather application1 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 displayedUsing the weather application North America only 211Displaying weather reports 157 Storm trackingIn the weather application The storm tracking function enables you to monitor significant1 Press the WEATHER REPORTS softkey storms in the area2 Select the TROPICAL STATEMENTS MARINE WARNINGS Examples of significant storms include tropical disturbances MARINE ZONE FORECASTS or WATCHBOX WARNINGS depressions storms and cyclones hurricanes typhoons and super softkey as appropriate typhoonsThe 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 travelweather map Storm tracks are highlighted on the weather map in the form of symbols as shown belowIn the weather application When you move the cursor over a symbol additional storm1 Press the WEATHER REPORTS softkey information is displayed2 Press the FORECAST AT softkey until the CURSOR or SHIP option is selected as appropriate Note You cannot change the position of TROPICAL STATEMENTS or WATCHBOX WARNINGS Hurricane Category 15 Tropical storm Tropical disturbance tropical depression212 ESeries Widescreen User reference158 Animated weather graphicsYou can view animated weather graphics to provide an indicationof changing weather patternsThe animated weather option enables you to view an animationfrom the current time for The forecast for wind wave or surface pressure The weather radar history loop NOWRadRunning a weather animationIn the weather application1 Press the ANIMATE WEATHER softkey2 Press the ANIMATE TYPE softkey until the FCAST forecast or NRAD NOWRad option is selected as appropriate3 If the FCAST option is selected press the FORECAST softkey until the WIN wind WAV waves or PRES pressure option is selected as appropriate4 Press the ANIMATE softkey until the ON option is selected5 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 screenUsing the weather application North America only 213214 ESeries Widescreen User 16 Using Sirius satellite radio North America onlyChapter contents 161 Sirius radio overview on page 216 162 Displaying the Sirius radio application on page 216 163 Sirius radio basic operations on page 217 164 Sirius radio presets on page 218 165 Favorite Sirius radio song alerts on page 219 166 Sirius radio parental locking on page 220Using Sirius satellite radio North America only 215161 Sirius radio overview 162 Displaying the Sirius radioYou can use your multifunction display to control a connected Sirius Radio receiver With the home screen displayedYour 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 displayedThe Sirius Satellite Radio service is only available in North AmericaFrom 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 tothis 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 multifunction display at any one time216 ESeries Widescreen User reference163 Sirius radio basic operations Scanning Sirius radio channelsYou 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 softkeyTuning and browsing 3 Select the SCAN ALLPRE softkey to scan all channels or onlyYou 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 softkeyThe scanning function automatically tunes to all channels in turn 2 Select the EDIT CHANNEL ACCESS option 3 Select the channel you want to hideTuning to a Sirius radio channel 4 Select the CHANNEL SHOWN and CHANNEL HIDDENInthe Sirius Satellite Radio application softkeys to toggle between SHOW and HIDE1 Press the trackpad up to tune to the next available channel2 Press the trackpad down to tune to the previous channel3 Press the trackpad right to tune to the first channel in the next category4 Press the trackpad left to tune to the first channel in the previous Sirius radio channelsIn the Sirius Satellite Radio application1 Select the BROWSE softkey The Channel List or Preset List is displayed2 Using the trackpad scroll through the available channels3 Select the TUNE TO CHANNEL softkey to listen to the selected channelUsing Sirius satellite radio North America only 217164 Sirius radio presets 2 Select the preset you want to delete the channel fromYou can assign up to 18 Sirius Radio channels to presets to make 3 Select the DELETE CHANNEL softkeyit easier to find commonly used channelsEach channel must be assigned to a different preset You can also Moving a Sirius radio channel to another presetmove channels between presets and delete existing presets In the Sirius Satellite Radio applicationThe 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 presetsIn the Sirius Satellite Radio application1 Select the PRESETS softkey The Preset List is displayed2 Select an unused preset number from the Preset List3 Select the ASSIGN NEW CHANNEL softkey4 Select the target a Sirius radio channel from a presetIn the Sirius Satellite Radio application1 Select the PRESETS softkey The Preset List is displayed218 ESeries Widescreen User reference165 Favorite Sirius radio song alerts 2 Select the ADD SONG or ADD ARTIST softkey as appropriate The song or artist is added as a favoriteThe favorites feature alerts you when a favorite song or artist isplaying 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 optionWhen favorite alerts are enabled and a favorite song or artist isplayed on any channel an alert is displayed and an alarm soundsYou can add a song or artist as a favorite when you hear it beingplayed on a Sirius radio channel You can then add an alert for it atthat time or at anytime in the futureYou can define up to 10 favorite songs or artistsThe following screenshot shows an example of a Sirius radio up Sirius radio favorite alertsIn the Sirius Satellite Radio application when your favorite songor artist is playing1 Select the ALERTS softkey The Edit Alerts dialog is displayedUsing Sirius satellite radio North America only 219166 Sirius radio parental locking 3 Select the channel you want to block access to 4 Select the LOCKED option with the CHANNELYou can block certain Sirius Radio channels to prevent unauthorized ENABLEDLOCKED softkeyaccess 5 Repeat Steps 3 to 4 for each channel you want to blockWhen you enable the Parental Locking function you can assign apassword 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 softkeythe correct password is entered first 8 At the prompt enter your password Blocked channels remain visible in channel lists but you cannotSetting up Sirius radio parental locking select them and they are ignored by the scan function BlockedIn the Sirius Satellite Radio application channels are marked as locked by an icon next to the channel name1 Select the SETUP CHANNELS softkey2 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 application3 Enter and confirm your password and hint 1 Select the SETUP CHANNELS or BROWSE softkey to find the4 Select SAVE blocked channel When you select a blocked channel you are prompted for yourChanging the Sirius radio password password 2 Enter your passwordIn the Sirius Satellite Radio application 3 Select the OK button1 Select the SETUP CHANNELS softkey2 Select the EDIT CHANNEL ACCESS softkey If you enter an incorrect password more than 3 times your password hint is displayed3 Select the EDIT LOCKOUT PASSWORD softkey4 Enter your old password5 Enter your new password and password hint6 Select SAVEBlocking a Sirius radio channelIn the Sirius Satellite Radio application1 Select the SETUP CHANNELS softkey2 Select the EDIT CHANNEL ACCESS softkey The Channel List is displayed220 ESeries Widescreen User 17 Using NavtexChapter contents 171 Navtex overview on page 222 172 Navtex setup on page 222 173 Viewing and managing Navtex messages on page 223Using Navtex 221171 Navtex overview 172 Navtex setupThe Navtex features enable you to view marine safety information In order to receive Navtex alerts on your multifunction display youincluding weather forecasts and marine safety warnings must connect a Navtex receiver and configure the NMEA options onWith a suitable Navtex receiver connected to your multifunction your multifunction displaydisplay you can view marine safety information including weather Before you are able to receive and view Navtex safety messages onforecasts and marine warnings your multifunction display you mustMajor areas of NAVTEX coverage include the Mediterranean Sea Connect a suitable Navtex receiver to your multifunction displayThe North Sea coastal areas around Japan and areas around theNorth American continent Specify the appropriate baud rate for the relevant NMEA port on your multifunction display MENU System Setup SystemIncoming Navtex Message Alerts Integration You must select the Navtex 4800 or Navtex 9600 option if you want to view the Navtex Message ListWhenever a warning is received by the Navtex receiver an alertis 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 fordetails and can be erased or savedYour multifunction display stores up to 100 messages Oncecapacity is reached the oldest messages are automatically deletedto allow for new incoming messagesNavtex Message Alert CategoriesYou can configure your multifunction display to show alerts for arange of different categories of information including and services Examples include navigational warnings icereports search and rescue information metereological warningsand special servicesThese categories are set up using the Navtex Message ListSelecting the appropriate categories from the list ensures that youonly receive warnings and information that are relevant to you222 ESeries Widescreen User reference173 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 message1 Display the Navtex Message List i Press the MENU button ii Select the NAVTEX MESSAGES menu item The Navtex message list is displayed2 Highlight the message in the list that you want to view3 For long messages scroll the list to view the full message textDisplaying the Navtex message list1 Press the MENU button2 Select the NAVTEX MESSAGES menu itemSorting the Navtex message list1 Display the Navtex Message List i Press the MENU button ii Select the NAVTEX MESSAGES menu item The Navtex message list is displayed2 Select the SORT LIST softkey and choose the DATE STN Station Identifier or CAT Category option as Navtex message alert categories1 Display the Navtex Message List i Press the MENU button ii Select the NAVTEX MESSAGES menu item2 Select the SETUP ALERTS softkey3 Select the category that you want to receive alerts forUsing Navtex 223224 ESeries Widescreen User 18 Using videoChapter contents 181 Video application overview on page 226 182 Using video on page 227Using video 225181 Video application overview You can also output anything displayed on your multifunction display to an external display The output resolution can be adjusted in theYou can view a video or camera source on your multifunction display MENU Display Setup MenuThe video application enables you to connect a video source directly Note You can only view the video on the multifunction displayto your multifunction display and view the video on the screen that the video source is directly connected to You cannot viewWith the optional audio video cable accessory you can connect up the video on any additional networked displaysto 4 video sources to your multifunction you can only view one video source at any one time Note For information on connecting the video source compatibleyou can set up your multifunction display to cycle through up to 4 input configurations and the optional audio video cabledifferent video sources for example one video source every 10 accessory refer to the Installation can also adjust the brightness contrast color and aspect ratioof each video sourceThe following image shows an example of a camera feed displayedin the video application D74932226 ESeries Widescreen User reference182 Using video 1 Select the PRESENTATION softkey 2 Select the CONTRAST BRIGHTNESS or COLOR softkey asDisplaying the video application appropriate 3 Using the trackpad adjust the level as required1 Press the HOME button to display the home screen2 Select a page that includes the video application The video application is displayed Switching video sources In the video the video aspect ratio 1 Select the VIDEO 1 VIDEO 2 VIDEO 3 or VIDEO 4 softkey to view the relevant video sourceIn the video application1 Select the PRESENTATION softkey Cycling video sources2 Use the ASPECT RATIO softkey to select the appropriate option In the video video source input type 1 Select the PRESENTATION softkey 2 Use the CYCLE VIDEO softkey to select the ON optionInthe video application1 Press the MENU button Specifying the video source cycle order and2 Select Video Setup3 Select the video input that corresponds to the connected video period source for example Video 1 Inthe video application4 Select Type 1 Press the MENU button5 Select the Composite or SVideo option as appropriate 2 Select Video Setup 3 Select Cycle 1 and select the video source that you want to useChanging the video output resolution 4 Repeat Step 3 for each video cycle1 Press the MENU button 5 Select Cycle Period and use the rotary control to enter the2 Select Display Setup number of seconds that should elapse between each video source cycle3 Use the Video Output Resolution menu item to adjust the resolution 6 Press the OK the video pictureIn the video video 227228 ESeries Widescreen User 19 Using the thermal camera contents 191 Thermal camera application overview on page 230 192 Camera control on page 231 193 Image adjustments on page 233 194 Camera setup on page 236Using the thermal camera application 229191 Thermal camera application Displaying the thermal camera With the home screen displayed 1 Select a page icon that includes the thermal camera applicationThe thermal camera application enables you to control a connected The thermal camera application is camera and display its image on your multifunction displayThermal imaging also known as infrared cameras enable you to Note If the home screen does NOT include a page icon thatsee clearly in lowlight and nolight conditions For example a features the thermal camera application you will need to create athermal camera can help you navigate at night or identify obstacles new page icon featuring the thermal camera applicationin areas of low visibility or even total darknessThe thermal application enables you to Thermal camera status icons Control the camera The thermal camera image includes icons to show the current status Pan of the camera Tilt Icon Description Zoom range Camera direction indicator Return camera to home default position Set the camera home position Pause the camera image Camera home position Toggle between visible light and thermal camera lenses Toggle surveillance mode Scene preset mode for night conditions Adjust the camera image Color palette Scene presets Scene preset mode for daytime conditions Aspect ratio Brightness Contrast Scene preset mode for night docking Color Video polarity reverse video color230 ESeries Widescreen User reference Icon Description 192 Camera control Scene preset mode for identifying people or objects in the water Thermal camera standby Standby mode can be used to temporarily suspend the thermal cameras functions when the camera is not needed for a prolonged Rearview mode image is flipped horizontally period When in standby mode the camera Does NOT provide a live video image Zoom setting 2x zoom Moves the camera into its stowed parked position lens facing down into the camera base to protect the camera optics Engages its pan tilt motors to hold the camera in place in rough seas Zoom setting 4x zoom Note The stowed parked position can be configured using the cameras setup menu Image paused Enabling and disabling thermal camera standby In the thermal camera application 1 Select the OPTIONS softkey Single active controller on network 2 Use the CAMERA STANDBY softkey to select ON or OFF option as appropriate Note You can also use any of the camera controls in the thermal camera application to wake the camera from standby mode Multiple active controllers on network Panning tilting and zooming the thermal image There are 2 ways of controlling the thermal camera using the PC laptop detected on network thermal application Using the touchscreen and Range key Using the UniControl and Range key You can pan and tilt the thermal camera using touch actionsUsing the thermal camera application 231 Move your finger up and down the screen to tilt the camera UniControl is used for rotating the camera left or right up or down panning or tilting the camera up or down Range key is used to zoom in and out Move your finger left and right on the screen to rotate the camera left or right panning Thermal camera home position The home position is a preset position for the camera The home position usually defines a useful reference point for example straight ahead and level with the horizon You can set the home position as required and to return the camera to the home Note You cannot zoom the thermal camera image using the position at any time touchscreen You must use the multifunction displays Range key see below or the thermal cameras optional Joystick Control The home icon appears onscreen momentarily when the Unit JCU camera returns to the home position The icon flashes when a new home position is setYou can also use a combination of the UniControl and range keysto manipulate the thermal camera view This method is ideal forfiner control over the camera and is particularly useful in rough sea Resetting the thermal camera to the home 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 momentarily Setting the thermal camera home position In the thermal camera application 1 Use the trackpad or rotary control to move the camera to the desired position232 ESeries Widescreen User reference2 Hold the CAMERA HOME softkey for 3 seconds 193 Image adjustments The Home icon flashes onscreen to indicate that a new home position has been set Thermal and visiblelight operation Dual payload thermal cameras are equipped with 2 camera lensesPausing the thermal camera image a thermal imaging infrared camera lens and a visiblelightIn the thermal camera application camera lens1 Select the OPTIONS softkey Thermal camera lens 2 Select the CAMERA MODES softkey provides nighttime imagery based on temperature3 Select the PAUSE IMAGE softkey differences between objects Thermal imaging camera surveillance mode a clear image even in total darknessIn surveillance mode the camera pans left and right camera continues to pan until surveillance mode is disabledor the JCU Joystick Control Unit or thermal camera are used to move the camera When this occurs thecamera does not automatically resume surveillance mode and the Visiblelight camera lens mode must be enabled again if required provides black and white or greyscale imagery during theEnabling and disabling thermal camera surveillance mode day and in lowlight conditionsIn the thermal camera application Helps to improve navigational abilities in lowlight conditions1 Select the OPTIONS softkey for example during twilight2 Select the CAMERA MODES softkey hours when operating along3 Use the SURVEILLANCE MODE softkey to select the ON or intercoastal waterways and OFF option as appropriate near harbor entrances Switching between thermal and visiblelight camera lenses In the thermal camera application 1 Use the THERMAL VISIBLE softkey to switch between the 2 camera lensesUsing the thermal camera application 233 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 ratioIn the thermal camera application1 Select the OPTIONS softkey Night Docking scene preset mode for night docking2 Select the PRESENTATION softkey3 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 waterAdjusting the thermal camera imageInthe thermal camera application Although the preset names indicate their intended use varying1 Select the OPTIONS softkey environmental conditions might make another setting more2 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 experiment3 Select the CONTRAST BRIGHTNESS or COLOR softkey as with the different scene presets to discover the best preset to use appropriate for different conditions4 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 sceneScene presets enable you to quickly select the best image setting modesfor the current environmental conditions The scene icon changes to reflect the current scene modeDuring normal operation the thermal camera automatically adjustsitself to provide a highcontrast image optimized for most conditions Thermal camera color modesThe Scene presets provide 4 additional settings that may providebetter 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 available234 ESeries Widescreen User referenceThe factory default color mode is red which may improve your night Whitehot thermal imagevision This default mode can be changed if required using thecameras 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 redChanging the thermal camera color modeIn the thermal camera application1 Use the COLOR softkey to switch between the available color modes Blackhot thermal imageThermal camera reverse videoYou can reverse the polarity of the video image to change theappearance of objects onscreenThe reverse video option video polarity switches the thermalimage from whitehot or redhot if the color mode setting is activeto blackhot The difference between whitehot and blackhot isshown 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 polarityUsing the thermal camera application 235Thermal camera rear view mode 194 Camera setupThe rear view mode flips the video image horizontally providing amirror image Accessing the thermal camera setup menuThis 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 forwardfacing configuration optionsmonitor In the thermal camera and disabling thermal camera rear view mode 1 Select the OPTIONS softkeyIn the thermal camera application 2 Select the CAMERA MENU softkey1 Select the OPTIONS softkey Note For instructions on using the thermal cameras setup menu2 Select the CAMERA MODES softkey refer to the documentation that accompanies the camera3 Use the REAR VIEW softkey to select the ON or OFF option as appropriate236 ESeries Widescreen User 20 DSC VHF radio contents 201 Using a DSC VHF radio with your display on page 238 202 Enabling DSC VHF radio integration on page 239DSC VHF radio integration 237201 Using a DSC VHF radio with yourdisplayYou can connect your DSC VHF radio to your multifunction displayand show distress message information and GPS position data forother a DSC VHF radio to your multifunction display providesthe following additional functionality Distress Messages when your DSC VHF radio receives a DSC message or alarm from another DSC VHF radioequipped vessel the vessel identification 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 radioFor information on installing and operating your DSC VHF radiorefer to the handbook that accompanies the radioThe following image shows an example of a distress on a multifunction display238 ESeries Widescreen User reference202 Enabling DSC VHF radio integrationTo configure your multifunction display to show messages from yourDSC VHF radio1 Press the MENU button2 Select the System Setup menu item3 Select the System Integration menu item4 Select the ON option for the DSC Message menu item5 Press the OK buttonDSC VHF radio integration 239240 ESeries Widescreen User 21 Customizing your displayChapter contents 211 Customizing the vessel icon on page 242 212 Customizing the databar on page 242 213 GPS setup on page 243 214 System setup menu on page 245Customizing your display 241211 Customizing the vessel icon 212 Customizing the databarIn the chart application Moving the databar1 Press the MENU button 1 Press the DATA button2 Select Chart Setup 2 Press and hold the DATABAR softkey until the Database Setup3 Select Vessel Icon Type Menu dialog is displayed4 Select the Sail or Power option as appropriate 3 Using the trackpad select the Position menu item5 Select Vessel Icon Size 4 Using the trackpad select the Top or Side option as appropriate6 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 databar242 ESeries Widescreen User reference i With the Databar Setup Menu displayed select the 213 GPS setup Configure menu item A red border will appear in the databar identifying the The GPS setup options enable you to configure a connected GPS currently selected item receiver ii Select the MOVE DATA softkey The Global Positioning System GPS is used to position your iii Using the trackpad move the item of data to the desired vessel on the chart You can set up your GPS receiver and check position in the databar its status from the GPS Status option in the Setup Menu For each iv Press the OK button tracked satellite this screen provides the following information4 To remove a data item from the databar Satellite number i With the Databar Setup Menu displayed select the Signal strength bar Configure menu item A red border will appear in the databar identifying the Status currently selected item Azimuth angle ii Using the trackpad highlight the data item that you want to remove elevation angle iii Select the REMOVE DATA softkey A skyview to show the position of tracked satellites 1 6 2 5 3 4Customizing your display 243 Item Description 1 Sky view a visual representation 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 multifunction 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 screenThe accuracy of the GPS receiver depends on the above especially the azimuth and elevation angles whichare used in triangulation to calculate your position244 ESeries Widescreen User reference214 System setup menuThe 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 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 2x 3xCustomizing your display 245 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 NO246 ESeries Widescreen User reference 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 NO 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 your display 247 Menu item Description Options Units Setup Enables you to specify the units used for the following key Distance Units measurements 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 Bar PSI default Kilopascals Volume Units US Gallons Imp Imperial Gallons default248 ESeries Widescreen User reference 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 OFF 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 multifunction 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 multifunction 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 NMEAconnected 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 your display 249 Menu item Description Options to OFF to ensure that all NMEAconnected 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 APB 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 DPT GGA GLL GSA MTW MWV RMA RMB RMC RSD RTE TTM VHW VLW250 ESeries Widescreen User reference Menu item Description Options WPL VTG ZDA 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 ON Change Password Displays Edit Waypoint Password your display 251252 ESeries Widescreen User 22 Maintaining your displayChapter contents 221 Service and maintenance on page 254 222 Routine equipment checks on page 254 223 Cleaning on page 255 224 Cleaning the display case on page 255 225 Cleaning the display screen on page 256Maintaining your display 253221 Service and maintenance 222 Routine equipment checksThis product contains no user serviceable components Please Raymarine strongly recommends that you complete a number ofrefer 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 connected254 ESeries Widescreen User reference223 Cleaning 224 Cleaning the display caseBest cleaning practices The display unit is a sealed unit and does not require regular cleaning If it is necessary to clean the unit follow this basicWhen cleaning this product 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 Wipe the display with a clean soft cloth a microfibre cloth is Do NOT use abrasive or acid or ammonia based products ideal 3 If necessary use isopropyl alcohol IPA or a mild detergent to Do NOT use a jet wash remove grease marks Note Do NOT use IPA or any other solvent or detergent on the screen itself Note In certain conditions condensation may appear inside the display screen This will not harm the unit and can be cleared by powering on the display for a short your display 255225 Cleaning the display screenA coating is applied to the display screen This makes it waterrepellent and prevents glare To avoid damaging this coating followthis procedure1 Switch off the power to the display2 Rinse the screen with fresh water to remove all dirt particles and salt deposits3 Allow the screen to dry naturally4 If any smears remain very gently wipe the screen with a clean microfibre cleaning cloth available from an opticians256 ESeries Widescreen User 23 Technical supportChapter contents 231 Raymarine customer support on page 258 232 3rd party support on page 259Technical support 257231 Raymarine customer support Viewing multifunction display software provides a comprehensive customer support serviceYou 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 Diagnosticsuse any of these facilities to obtain additional help 3 Select Software ServicesWeb support 4 Select Unit InfoPlease visit the customer support area of our website at A range of information is displayed including the App software versionThis contains Frequently Asked Questions servicing access to the Raymarine Technical Support Department anddetails of worldwide Raymarine and email supportIn 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 informationIf you need to request service please have the following informationto hand Product name Product identity Serial number Software application versionYou can obtain this product information using the menus within yourproduct258 ESeries Widescreen User reference232 3rd party supportContact and support details for 3rd party suppliers can be found onthe appropriate marine support 259wwwra ym a rin e c o m
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