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ERDfEir4xAzI 1ZaCep9m huk 1ZaCep9m huk Navico is continuously improving this product we retain the right to make changes to theproduct at any time which may not be reflected in this version of the manual Please contactyour nearest distributor if you require any further assistanceIt is the owner200s sole responsibility to install and use the equipment in a manner that will notcause accidents personal injury or property damage The user of this product is for observing safe boating HOLDING AS AND ITS SUBSIDIARIES BRANCHES AND AFFILIATES DISCLAIM ALLLIABILITY FOR ANY USE OF THIS PRODUCT IN A WAY THAT MAY CAUSE ACCIDENTS DAMAGEOR THAT MAY VIOLATE THE LAWGoverning Language This statement any instruction manuals user guides and relating to the product from another language of the Documentation the English language version of the Documentation willbe the official version of the manual represents the product as at the time of printing Navico Holding AS and branches and affiliates reserve the right to make changes to is a registered trademark of NavicoBG201 is a registered trademark of is a registered trademark of Navionics IncNMEA201 and NMEA 2000201 are registered trademarks of the National Marine is a registered trademark of Sirius XM Radio IncSimNet201 is a registered trademark of NavicoFishing Hot Spots201 is a registered trademark of Fishing Hot Spots Inc Copyright202 2012Fishing Hot Marine Entertainment Standard203 is a registered trademark of LtdCMAP201 is a registered trademark of CMAPFLIR201 is a registered trademark of FLIRSD203 and microSD203 are trademarks or registered trademarks of SD3C LLC in the UnitedStates other countries or bothWiFi201 is a registered trademark of the WiFi mapping data Copyright202 2012 NSI Inc Copyright202 2012 by is a registered trademark of Bluetooth SIG IncHDMI201 and HDMI203 the HDMI Logo and HighDefinition Multimedia Interface are trademarksor registered trademarks of HDMI Licensing LLC in the United States and other product referencesThis manual can refer to the following Navico Radar203 Broadband 3G203 Radar Broadband 3G 4G203 Radar Broadband 4G Sounder203 Broadband Imaging203 Overlay203 Zeus3 Operator Pulse Compression Radar Halo GENESIS201 Insight HD StructureScan 202 2016 Navico Holding ASWarrantyThe warranty card is supplied as a separate documentIn case of any queries refer to the brand website of your display or system statementsThis equipment complies with204CE under 201453EU requirements of level 2 devices of the Radio communications 15 of the FCC Rules Operation is subject to the following two conditions 1device may not cause harmful interference and 2interference received including interference that may cause undesired operationThe relevant Declaration of conformity is available in the product205s section at the usageSome features in this product use an internet connection to perform data downloads anduploads Internet usage via a connected mobilecell phone internet connection or a payperMB type internet connection may require large data usage Your service provider may chargeyou based on the amount of data you transfer If you are unsure contact your to confirm rates and this manualThis manual is a reference guide for operating the Zeus206 It assumes that all equipment isinstalled and configured and that the system is ready to useThe manual assumes that the user has basic knowledge of navigation nautical terminologyand text that requires special attention from the reader is emphasized as followsNote Used to draw the reader200s attention to a comment or some important information Warning Used when it is necessary to warn personnel that they shouldproceed carefully to prevent risk of injury andor damage to versionThis manual is written for software version 10 The manual is continually updated to matchnew software releases The latest available manual version can be downloaded the manual on the screenThe PDF viewer included in the unit makes it possible to read the manuals and other PDFfiles on the screen Manuals can be downloaded from Zeus3 Operator ManualThe manuals can be read from a card inserted in the card reader or copied to the memoryUse the menu options or the keys and onscreen buttons to maneuver in the PDF file asdescribed below204Search Goto page Page Up and DownSelect the relevant panel pagesTurn the rotary knob204Panning on the pageDrag finger on the screen in any InOutUse pinch or spread the PDF viewerPress the X key or select the X in the upper right corner of the panelThe Software versionThe software version currently on this unit can be found in the About dialog The Aboutdialog is available in the System SettingsFor information regarding upgrading your software refer to Software upgrades on page 133Preface Zeus3 Operator Home of 315H5000 Controls the system on and off16Display the menus and pages and the Favorites panel as a popup on a page19Creating a Man Overboard your the Home page the the long press panel size21Password new favorite pages22Edit favorite pages22Setting the appearance of the Instrument Chart panel23Chart data24Showing dual chart types24Panning the chart24Chart scale24Vessel the vessel on the chart information about chart items25Using the cursor on the chart routes26Find objects on chart panels263D charts27Chart weather and and CMAP charts34Chart Routes and Routes and Tracks to cursor a with the settings47 SailSteer data fields for the SailSteer panel48Sail Time overlay49Race panel49Display options49Start Line on Chart panel49Start Line Data panel50Setting up a start line51Removing end points and the start line52Start Line if53Race timer55Time and Wind plots55The Time plot panel55Wind Plot weather routing and departure operation with the the from automatic mode to manual indication on the pages64The Autopilot modes65Standby Up NFU Power steering FU65AUTO mode auto mode66NAV mode67WIND mode68Turn pattern the Zeus200 in an AP24AP28 radar panel75Dual radar76Radar overlay76Radar operational modes76Radar Range77Using the cursor on a radar panel77Saving the radar image79Radar view a guard zone around your vessel81MARPA radar data83Radar settings84 Echosounder the image85Using the cursor on the image86Saving up the options88Start recording log data89Stop recording log data89Viewing the recorded sounder View StructureScan image93Zooming the StructureScan image94Using the cursor on the StructureScan panel94Saving StructureScan up the StructureScan StructureScan StructureMap Structure StructureScan data98Using StructureMap with mapping ForwardScan up the ForwardScan view and disconnect from a wireless Shop104GoFree log files to Insight target information about AIS an AIS settings112 Instrument the Instruments 2115The Audio up the audio the audio radio North America weather details118GRIB weather and Video up the video panel124FLIR camera system126Type of a Moon128Trip source simulator the display the the Data up your system data1Touch 4Menu key5Rotary knob6Enter key 7Exit key8MOB9Arrow keys10Mark key 11Power key12Card reader13Dual card reader button6Power button7Man Over Board MOB1Home bar4Menu button5Zoom buttons6System controls dialog7Status pages All preconfigured favorite pages can be modified and deleted and you can create your ownYou can have a total of 12 favorite pagesFor more information refer to Adding new favorite pages on page 21Integration of 3rd party devicesSeveral 3rd party devices can be connected to the Zeus206 The applications are displayed onseparate panels or integrated with other panelsA device connected to the NMEA 2000 network should automatically be identified by thesystem If not enable the feature from the advanced option in the System settings dialogThe 3rd party device is operated by using menus and dialogs as on other panelsThis manual does not include specific operation instructions for any 3rd party device Forfeatures and functionality refer to the documentation included with the 3rd party devices connected to the NMEA 2000 network can be controlled from the FUSIONLink devices appear as additional sources when using the audio function Noadditional icons are availableRefer to Audio on page 113 for more camera integrationIf a FLIR Mseries camera is available on the Ethernet network you can display the video andcontrol the camera from the Zeus206The FLIR camera is controlled from the Video panel and no additional icons appear on theHome pageRefer to Video on page 124 for more informationBEP CZone integrationThe Zeus206 integrates with BEP200s CZone system used for controlling and monitoring adistributed power system on your vesselThe CZone icon is available in the Tools panel on the Home page when a CZone system isavailable on the networkA separate manual is provided with your CZone system Refer to this documentation and tothe Zeus206 Installation manual for how to install and configure the CZone systemCZone dashboardWhen the CZone is installed and configured an additional CZone dashboard is added to theInstruments panelsYou switch between a panel200s dashboards by selecting the left and right arrow symbols or byselecting the dashboard from the menuEditing a CZone dashboardYou can customize a CZone dashboard by changing the data for each of the editing options depend on the type of gauge and which data sources that areconnected to your systemFor more information refer to Instrument panels on page Zeus3 Operator ManualH5000 integrationThe unit integrates with BG200s H5000 Instrument and Autopilot systemThe H5000 icon will be available in the Tools panel on the Home page when an H5000system is available on the documentation is provided with the H5000 system Refer to this documentation forhow to install and configure the H5000 systemRemote controllersYou can connect a remote controller to the network and remotely control the unit To findout which remote controllers can be used refer to the product web page atwwwbandgcomA separate manual is included with the remote Zeus3 Operator Manual15Basic Controls dialogThe System Controls dialog provides quick access to basic system settings You display thedialog by making a short press on the Power key or by swiping down from the top of thescreenThe icons displayed on the dialog can vary For example the adjust splits option is onlyavailable if you are viewing a split page when you open the System Controls the icon of the function you want to set or toggle on or off For those functions thattoggle on and off a highlighted icon indicates the function is activated as shown in theInstrument bar icon aboveTurning the system on and offYou turn the system off by pressing the Power key or by selecting the Power option on theHome page or in the System Controls dialogIf the Power key is released before the shutdown is completed the power off process If the unit is configured as a slave you cannot power off the unit by the Powerkey and the System Controls dialog does not display the power off optionFirst time startupWhen the unit is started for the first time or after a factory default the unit displays a setupwizard Respond to the setup wizard prompts to select some fundamental setup optionsYou can perform further setup using the system settings option and later change settingsmade with the setup wizardStandby modeIn Standby mode the backlight for screen and keys are turned off to save power The to run in the backgroundYou select Standby mode from the System Controls dialogDisplay display backlighting can be adjusted at any time from the System Controls dialogYou can also cycle the preset backlight levels by short presses on the Power keyNight modeThe night mode option optimizes the color palette and backlight for low light conditionsNote Details on the chart may be less visible when the Night mode is selected2 16Basic operation Zeus3 Operator wireless connection options dependent on the status of the wireless For exampleconnect to a hotspot or change to access point For option explanations refer to on page 104Locking the touchscreenYou can temporarily lock a touchscreen to prevent accidental operation of the system Lockthe touchscreen when large amounts of water are on the screen for example in heavy seasand weather This feature is also useful when cleaning the screen while the unit is turned onWhen the touch lock is active you can only operate the unit from the keysYou lock the touchscreen from the System Controls dialogYou remove the lock function by a short press on the Power keyInstrument barToggles the Instrument bar onoff for the current page operationBasic touchscreen operation on the different panels is shown in the table belowThe panel sections in this manual have more information about panel specific to204Activate a panel on a multipanel the cursor on a panel204Select a menu and a dialog item204Toggle a checkbox option on or off204Show basic information for a selected itemPress and hold204On any panel with a cursor to either activate the cursor assist featureor open the menu Refer to Customizing the long press feature on page 20204On the Instrument panel to open the Choose data dialog204On a panel button to see available split screen options204On a favorite button to enter edit modeScroll through a list of available options without activating any optionFlick to quickly scroll through eg the waypoint list Tap the screen tostop the scrollingPan to position a chart or Echosounder image on the panelBasic operation Zeus3 Operator the Select a favorites page in the popup to display it The panel will switch to the after 3 a Man Overboard waypointIf an emergency situation should occur you can create a Man Overboard MOBthe vessel200s current position by selecting the MOB button on the Home pageYou can also save a Man Overboard MOBpressing the Enter and Exit keys simultaneously Simultaneous pressing the Enter and Exitkeys creates a MOB at the vessel205s locationWhen you activate the MOB function the following actions are automatically performed204a MOB waypoint is created at the vessel200s position204the display switches to a zoomed chart panel centered on the vessel205s position204the system displays navigation information back to the MOB MOB waypoints are saved by repeatedly pressing the MOB buttons The to show navigation information to the initial MOB waypoint Navigation tosubsequent MOB waypoints needs to be done manuallyCancel navigation to MOBThe system continues to display navigational information towards the MOB waypoint untilyou cancel the navigation from the menuDelete a MOB the MOB waypoint to activate it2Tap the MOB waypoint205s popup or press the Enter key or the rotary knob to display theMOB waypoint dialog3Select the delete option in the dialogA MOB waypoint can also be deleted from the menu when it is press the Home and Power keys to take a screen capture Screen capturesare saved to internal memoryYou need to turn on the Screen capture option in the System Settings dialog to be able totake a screenshot on a touch screen When the function is activated you can take ascreenshot on a touch screen by the title bar of an open dialog or the status bar if no dialog is openTo view files refer to Files on page 128Basic operation Zeus3 Operator your the Home page wallpaperThe Home page205s wallpaper can be customized You can select one of the pictures includedwith the system or you can use your own picture in jpg or png formatThe images can be available on any location that can be seen in the files browser When apicture is chosen as the wallpaper it is automatically copied to the Wallpaper the WheelKeyYou can define what happens with a short or long press of the WheelKey on the front of theunitTo configure the Wheel key select Configure WheelKey on the System Setting dialogSelect the Short press option or Long press option in the WHEELKEY and then an option from the list the long press featureUse the Advanced settings dialog to specify if the long press on the panel opens the menuor displays the cursor assist feature on the panelAdjusting panel sizeYou can change the panel size for an active split page The panel size can be adjusted forboth favorite pages and for predefined split pages1Activate the System Controls dialog2Select the adjust splits option in the dialog3Adjust the panel size by dragging the adjustment icon4Confirm your changes by tapping one of the panels by pressing the rotary knob or theEnter key3 20Customizing your system Zeus3 Operator ManualThe changes are saved to the active favorite or split pagePassword protectionYou can set a PIN code to prevent unauthorized access to your system settingsNote We recommend you record the PIN code passworduse this featureWhen you establish password protection the PIN code must be entered when any of thefollowing are selected After the correct PIN code is entered all of them can be reentering the PIN activated from the Tools panel or System Controls activated from the Tools panel204Files activated from the Tools panel204GoFree Shop activated from the Tools activated from the Chart menu under Chart OptionsYou set and remove password protection from the system Settings dialogAdding new favorite pages1Select the New icon in the favorite panel on the Home page to open the page and drop page icons to set up a new page3Change the panel arrangement only possible for 2 or 3 panels4Save the page layoutThe system displays the new favorite page and the new page is included in the list offavorite pages on the Home your system Zeus3 Operator Manual21Select the tool icon on a favorite icon to display the page editor chart function displays your vessel200s position relative to land and other chart objects Onthe chart panel you can plan and navigate routes place waypoints and display AIS targetsThe Chart panel1MOB Man Over Board2Vessel with extension line extension line is with Laylines4North rings9Chart range scale10Range rings interval only displayed when Range rings are turned on Optional chart items You turn the optional chart items onoff individually from the Chartsettings dialogChart dataThe system is delivered with different embedded cartography depending on regionAll units support Insight charts from Navico including Insight Genesis The system alsosupports charts from Navionics and CMAP as well as content created by a variety of thirdparty mapping providers in the AT5 format For a full selection of available charts wwwcmapcom or In this manual all possible chart menu options are described These options varydepending on the chart you are usingCharts on chart cards are shared over the Ethernet network so only one chart card per vesselis requiredNote The system does not automatically switch to embedded cartography if the chartcard is removed A lowresolution chart will be displayed until you reinsert the card ormanually switch back to the embedded cartography4 Charts Zeus3 Operator dual chart typesIf you have different chart types available embedded in the card slot or on the you can show two different chart types simultaneously on a page with two chartpanelsYou can select a dual chart panel by pressing and holding the Chart application button onthe Home page or by creating a favorite page with two chart chart typeYou specify the chart type in the Chart panel by selecting one of the available chart types inthe chart source menu optionIf you have a multiple Chart panel the chart type is set individually for each chart panelActivate one of the chart panels and then select one of the available chart types in the chartsource menu option Repeat the process for the second chart panel and select an type for this panelIf you have identical charts available built in in the card slot or on the Ethernet network the system automatically selects the chart with most chart details for your displayed regionPanning the chartYou can move the chart in any direction by dragging your finger on the screenSelect the Clear cursor menu option or press the X key to remove the cursor and cursorwindow from the panel This also centers the chart to the vessel positionChart scaleYou zoom in and out on the chart by using the zoom panel icons the rotary knob or byusing 2 fingers to pinch zoom outzoom inChart range scale and range rings interval when turned oncorner of the chart panelVessel symbolWhen the system has a valid GPS position lock the vessel symbol indicates vessel position Ifno GPS position is available the vessel symbol includes a question the vessel on the chart panelChart options are available for how the chart is rotated in the panel The chart in the panel200s upper right corner indicates the north directionNorth upHeading upCourse upNorth upDisplays the chart with north upwardHeading upDisplays the chart with the vessel200s heading directed upward Heading information isreceived from a compass If heading is not available then the COG from the GPS is usedCourse upDisplays the chart with the direction the vessel is ACTUALLY traveling directed upwardwhich in some cases is not the direction the vessel is headed24Charts Zeus3 Operator ManualLook aheadMoves the vessel icon closer to the bottom of the screen so that you can maximize your information about chart itemsWhen you select a chart item a waypoint a route or a target basic information for theselected item is displayed Select the chart item205s popup to display all available informationfor that item You can also activate the detailed information dialog from the menuNote If you are viewing applicable CMAP charts on your system you can select marineobjects to display information about services and available multimedia with the location or objectNote Popup information has to be enabled in chart settings to see basic the cursor on the chart panelBy default the cursor is not shown on the chart panelWhen you activate the cursor the cursor position window is displayed When the cursor isactive the chart does not pan or rotate to follow the vesselPress the X key or select the Clear cursor menu option to remove the cursor and the cursorwindow from the panel This also centers the chart to the vessel positionSelect the Restore cursor menu option to display the cursor in its previous location TheClear cursor and Restore cursor options are useful features for toggling between thevessel205s current location and the cursor positionGoTo cursorYou can navigate to a selected position on the image by positioning the cursor on the panelthen using the Goto Cursor option in the menuThe cursor assist functionNote The cursor assist function is available if it is enabled Refer to Customizing the long pressfeature on page 20The cursor assist function allows for fine tuning and precision placement of the cursorwithout covering details with your fingerActivate the cursor on the panel then press and hold your finger on the screen to switch thecursor symbol to a selection circle appearing above your fingerWithout removing your finger from the screen drag the selection circle to the you remove your finger from the screen the cursor reverts to normal cursor distanceThe cursor can be used to measure the distance between your vessel and a selected positionor between 2 points on the chart panel1Position the cursor on the point from where you want to measure the distance Start themeasure function from the menuCharts Zeus3 Operator Manual25The measuring icons appear with a line drawn from the vessel center to the cursorNote All chart types work in 3D mode but without 3D cartography for the the chart appears flatWhen the 3D chart option is selected the Pan and the Rotate icons appear on the the 3D chartYou can move the chart in any direction by selecting the Pan icon and then panning in thedesired directionPress the X key or select the Return to vessel menu option to stop panning and to centerthe chart to vessel the view angleYou can control the view angle by selecting the Rotate icon and then panning the change the direction you are viewing pan change the tilt angle of the view pan verticallyNote When centered on the vessel position only the tilt angle can be adjusted Theview direction is controlled by the chart orientation setting See Positioning the vessel on thechart panel on page 24Zooming a 3D chartYou zoom in and out on a 3D chart by using the zoom panel icons or the rotary knobChart overlayRadar structure SonarChart Live Navionics charts onlyas overlay on your chart panelWhen an overlay is selected the chart menu expands to include basic menu functions for theselected overlayRadar structure and weather functions are described in separate sections in this manual Formore information about SonarChart Live see section SonarChart Live on page 31PredictWind weather and routingFor information about PredictWind weather and PredictWind routing refer to PredictWind onpage 56Insight and CMAP chartsAll possible menu options for Insight and CMAP charts are described below The featuresand menu options available can vary depending on the charts you use This section showsmenus from an Insight chartNote A menu option is greyed out if it is not available on the chart displayed Forexample raster charts are not available with Insight so the Raster charts menu option isgreyed out when Insight charts are and CMAP tides and currentsThe system can display Insight and CMAP tides and currents With this information it ispossible to predict the time level direction and strength of currents and tides This is animportant tool when considering planning and navigation of a tripIn large zoom ranges the tides and currents are displayed as a square icon including theletter T TidesC Currentfor that location are current data can be viewed by zooming inside a 1nautical mile zoom range Atthat range the Current icon changes to an animated dynamic icon that shows the speed anddirection of the current Dynamic icons are colored in black greater than 6 knotsgreater than 2 knots and less than or equal to 6 knotsgreater than 1 knot and lessCharts Zeus3 Operator Manual27than or equal to 2 knotsequal to or less than 1 knotthat locationIf there is no current 0 knotsStatic Current and Tide iconsDynamic Current iconsInsight and CMAP specific chart Look ahead 3D and change Chart source previously described in this sectionare common for all chart charts can be displayed in different imagery stylesShaded reliefNo contoursRaster imageryHigh resolution reliefShades seabed terrainNo contour lines from the chartRaster chartsChanges the view to that of a traditional paper chartRaster the transparency of raster imageryHigh resolution and disables higher concentration of contour lines28Charts Zeus3 Operator ManualInsight and CMAP view optionsChart available information for the chart in information sufficient for level of information that cannot be removed and includes information that isrequired in all geographic areas It is not intended to be sufficient for safe and CMAP chart and CMAP charts include several categories and subcategories that you can turnonoff individually depending on which information you want to seePhoto overlayPhoto overlay enables you to view satellite photo images of an area as an overlay on thechart The availability of such photos is limited to certain regions and cartography versionsYou can view photo overlays in either 2D or 3D modesNo Photo overlayPhoto overlay land onlyFull Photo overlayPhoto Photo transparency sets the opaqueness of the photo overlay With settings the chart details are almost hidden by the photoMinimum at 80Charts Zeus3 Operator Manual29Depth the Depth palette used on the mapPaper chartChanges the appearance of the map to a paper chart styleSafety depthInsight and CMAP charts use different shades of blue to distinguish between shallow shadesdesired safety depth limit The Safety depth sets the limit at which depths will bedrawn without blue shadingDepth filterFilters out depth values shallower than the selected depth filter different areas of the seabed depending on the selected Shading categoryNote Composition and Vegetation shading are not applicable to CMAP chartsDepth 1 and Depth 2Depth presets that shade different depths in different can adjust the depth threshold color and opacity 1 and Depth 23D settings that are available in 3D mode only Exaggeration is a multiplier applied tothe drawn height of hills on land and troughs in water to make them look taller or deeperNote This option is grayed out if the data is not available in the map card chartsSome Navionics features require the most current data from Navionics For those features amessage is displayed stating that the feature is unavailable if you do not have theappropriate Navionics charts or chart card inserted For more information on what is requiredfor these features refer to Zeus3 Operator specific chart Look ahead 3D and change Chart source previously described in this sectionare common for all chart typesCommunity editsToggles on the chart layer including Navionics edits These are user information or editsuploaded to Navionics Community by users and made available in Navionics chartsFor more information refer to Navionics information included with your chart or toNavionics website LiveSonarChart Live is a realtime feature where the device creates an overlay of depth contoursbased on your own live sonar soundingsIn the Navionics chart menu select Overlay and then SonarChart Live to display it as anoverlay on the chartWhen you select SonarChart Live overlay the menu expands to display SonarChart LiveOptions Use the options to set the transparency and minimum SonarChart Live overlay is drawn on top of other chart data The chart data is at minimum transparency Adjust the transparency to allow the chart details to beseenMinimum depthAdjusts what SonarChart Live rendering treats as the safety depth This affects the coloring ofthe SonarChart Live area As the vessel approaches the safety depth the SonarChart Live areawill gradually change from a simple greywhite to redNavionics view optionsChart shadingShading adds terrain information to the chartNavionics dynamic tide and current iconsShows tides and currents with a gauge and an arrow instead of the diamond icons used forstatic tides and current informationThe tide and current data available in Navionics charts are related to a specific date and timeThe system animates the arrows andor gauges to show the tides and currents evolutionover timeDynamic tide current informationThe following icons and symbology are usedCurrent speedThe arrow length depends on the rate and the symbol is to flow direction Flow rate is shown inside the arrow symbolThe red symbol is used when current speed is increasing and the bluesymbol is used when current speed is Zeus3 Operator Manual31Tide heightThe gauge has 8 labels and is set according to absolute maxmin valueof the evaluated day The red arrow is used when tide is rising and theblue arrow is used when tide is fallingNote All numeric values are shown in the relevant system units unit of measurementset by userEasy ViewMagnifying feature that increases the size of chart items and textNote There is no indication on the chart showing that this feature is activePhoto overlayPhoto overlay enables you to view satellite photo images of an area as an overlay on thechart The availability of such photos is limited to certain regions and cartography versionsYou can view photo overlays in either 2D or 3D modesNo Photo overlayPhoto overlay land onlyFull Photo overlayPhoto Photo transparency sets the opaqueness of the photo overlay With settings the chart details are almost hidden by the photoMinimum system supports the Navionics SonarChart displays a bathymetry map showing high resolution contour detail and data For more information refer to rangeSelect a range of depths between which Navionics fills with a different colorThis allows you to highlight a specific range of depths for fishing purposes The range is onlyas accurate as the underlying chart data meaning that if the chart only contains 5 meterintervals for contour lines the shading is rounded to the nearest available contour line32Charts Zeus3 Operator ManualNo Depth highlight rangeDepth highlight range 6 m 12 mShallow water areas of shallow waterThis allows you to highlight areas of water between 0 and the selected depth up to 10meters30 feetNo shallow water water highlight 0 m 3 mNavionics chart seabed areasUsed for displaying different depth areas in different shades of typeProvides marine charting information such as symbols colors of the navigation chart andwording for either International or US presentation what area information such as names of locations and notes of areas is availableto displayChart you with different levels of geographical layer depthThe Navionics charts use different shades of blue to distinguish between shallow and depth based on a selected limit is drawn without blue shadingNote The built in Navionics database features data down to 20 m after which it is which contours you see on the chart down to the selected safety depth valueRock filter levelHides rock identification on the chart beneath a given depthThis helps you to declutter charts in areas where there are many rocks located at depths wellbelow your vessel205s draughtCharts Zeus3 Operator Manual33Chart and display options made in the Chart settings page are common for all chartpanels3D boat which icon to use on 3D chartsBoat settingsThe boat settings are used when calculating an automatic route The boat205s draught widthand height must be input to use Navionics Docktodock autorouting and easy Docktodock Autorouting is not available in units used in US territorial watersRange RingsThe range rings can be used to present the distance from your vessel to other chart objectsThe range scale is set automatically by the system to suit the chart scaleExtension linesSets the lengths of the extension lines for your vessel and for other vessels shown as AIStargetsA HeadingB Course Over Ground COGThe lengths of the extension lines are either set as a fixed distance or to indicate the distancethe vessel moves in the selected time period If no options are turned on for the vessel thenno extension lines are shown for your vesselYour vessel heading is based on information from the active heading sensor and the COG isbased on information from the active GPS sensorFor other vessels COG data is included in the message received from the AIS system34Charts Zeus3 Operator you have ForwardScan and this option is selected the ForwardScan heading extension isshown on the chart Refer to Heading extension on page the options for laylines on the chart and on the SailSteer panelsThe image shows laylines from markwaypoint with laylines from boat indicating the target courseAlways show boat boat laylines from markwaypoint indicating the target course to sail to reach the flow the tidal effect of the boat based on COG and applies this information to the laylines beyond the tackgybe the length of the the target for a given TWS True Wind SpeedCPU Polar table live measurements manually entered upwind and downwind angles orfrom the targets tableCharts Zeus3 Operator uIw6zjakdg HmvpcwY6xAOy 7bYSPGn5h f6aYoPGfr85lq 1IVbnx FSjuzxkSH4 8 DPemu mi vhfecbazvs qokl ptw AAAA IIIIXSOLI G DB qeUOxjVNHC7420 5E0N0Y1e1s1222 2C MYfus sdWME520 2DPjeWKB4 9CPnXKA80 5MZkUH 5 WgQ E2 C nTNIC623AHOW 7zHyOwUvtcskq tp nlkihfedddd10 FECA597D6L4 V3 1 m yiRJD 9854203 scWME8543217HS moSJB741 5JVdtqSH71 7AMZi gWJ70 3IVfyc B BABBB CCDDDDDDHO SWE28FMVllOB61 QzNKq pcVK62GUbp8 DRly5AN ht243 0KXdpz9FSku 4ANZfpyIUjt 3GOVcipx05751 MMMNMLL PPQ7Q 6Ati5V0MD 6320 4 6wmd RKC963104MXet tjaXOG81 JWgy Hb targets tableEdit the targets table to specify Upwind True Wind Angle TWABSDownwind TWA and Downwind BS values for different true wind speeds Accurate gives the system a better basis for creating target the minimum and maximum tackgybe time period either side of the layline This can beset to 5 10 15 and 30 minute increments When turned on the limits are indicated with adotted line either side of the overlayTurns onoff viewing of SailSteer image overlay on the chart Refer to SailSteer overlay on page48Start lineSelect this option to specify if the start line its laylines and neutral lines appear on the chartand ifwhen to hide start line after SettingsUsed to enter your PredictWind credentials and specify how to download weather files Thecredentials are also used when downloading routes from the PredictWind web siteFor more information about PredictWind weather refer to PredictWind weather on page 56For more information about PredictWind routing refer to PredictWind weather routing and on page 6036Charts Zeus3 Operator Live tide correctionWhen selected the tide correction feature uses information from nearby tide stations 2D3D chartLinks the position shown on one chart with the position shown on the other chart when a2D and a 3D chart are shown side by sidePopup whether basic information for chart items is displayed when you select the itemGrid linesTurns onoff viewing of longitude and latitude grid lines on the chartCourse highwayAdds a graphic presentation of cross track error XTElimit see XTE limit on page 45Waypoints Routes TracksTurns onoff displaying of these items on chart panels Also opens the Waypoints Routes andTracks dialogs you can use to manage themCharts Zeus3 Operator Routes and waypoint is a user generated mark positioned on a chart on a radar image or on theEchosounder image Each waypoint has an exact position with latitude and A waypoint positioned on the Echosounder image has a depth value inaddition to position information A waypoint is used to mark a position you later may want toreturn to Two or more waypoints can also be combined to create a routeSaving waypointsA waypoint is saved at the cursor position if active or at the vessel205s position if the cursor isnot active on the panel by doing the the rotary the Mark key204Using the new waypoint option in the menuMoving a the waypoint you want to move The waypoint icon expands to indicate that it the menu and select the waypoint in the menu3Select the move option4Select the new waypoint position5Press the Enter key or the rotary knob to confirm the new positionThe waypoint is now automatically saved at the new positionEdit a waypointYou can edit all information about a waypoint from the Edit Waypoint dialog This dialog is activated by selecting the waypoint205s popup by pressing the rotary knob orfrom the menu when the waypoint is activatedThe dialog can also be accessed from the Waypoints tool on the Home pageDelete a waypointYou can delete a waypoint from the Edit Waypoint dialog or by selecting the Delete menuoption when the waypoint is activatedYou can also delete waypoints from the Waypoints tool on the Home pageYou can delete MOB waypoints the same way5 38Waypoints Routes and Tracks Zeus3 Operator ManualIf you set the new routepoint outside the route the new routepoint is added after theNavionics and Navionics Platinum For a full selection of available charts wwwcmapcom or at least two routepoints on a new route or open an existing route for editing2Select Docktodock Autorouting followed byEntire Route if you want the system to add new routepoints between the first and thelast routepoint of the open routeSelection if you want to manually select the routepoints that define the limits for theautorouting then select the relevant routepoints Selected routepoints are colored redOnly two routepoints can be selected and the system discards any your selected start and end points3Select Accept to start the automatic routingWhen the automatic routing is completed the route appears in preview mode and thelegs are color coded to indicate safe or unsafe areas Navionics uses red unsafegreen any routepoints if required when the route is in preview mode5Select Keep to accept the routepoints repeat step 2 routepoints for other parts of the route7Select Save to complete the automatic routing and save the Autorouting and Easy Routing route option used when first and last route points are selectedFirst and last after automatic option used for autorouting part of a routeTwo routepoints selectedResult after automatic weather and routingFor information about PredictWind weather and PredictWind routing refer to PredictWind onpage 5640Waypoints Routes and Tracks Zeus3 Operator Manual tabThe Edit Tracks dialog can also be accessed by selecting the Tracks tool on the Home pageThe Edit Route dialogYou can add and remove routepoints from the Edit Route dialog This dialog is activated byselecting an active route205s popup by pressing the rotary knob or from the menuThe dialog can also be accessed by using the Waypoints tool on the Home pageWhen adding routepoints you can insert bulk waypoints refer to Routes bulk insert waypoints onpage 41TracksTracks are a graphical presentation of the historical path of the vessel allowing you to retracewhere you have travelled Tracks can be converted to routes from the Edit dialogFrom the factory the system is set to automatically track and draw the vessel205s movement onthe chart panel The system continues to record the Tracks until the length reaches themaximum points and then automatically begins overwriting the oldest pointsThe automatic tracking function can be turned off from the Tracks dialogCreating new TracksYou can start a new trail from the Trails dialog activated by using the Waypoints tool on theHome pageTracks settingsTracks are made up of a series of points connected by line segments whose length dependson the frequency of the recordingNote The Tracks option must also be turned ON in the chart settings to be Routes and Tracks Zeus3 Operator Routes and Tracks dialogsThe Waypoints Routes and Tracks dialogs give access to advanced edit functions andsettings for these itemsThe dialogs are accessed by selecting the Waypoints button on the Tools panel on theHome pageWaypoints Routes and Tracks Zeus3 Operator navigation function included in the system allows you to navigate to the cursor positionto a waypoint or along a predefined routeIf autopilot functionality is included in your system the autopilot can be set to the vesselFor information about positioning waypoints and creating routes refer to Waypoints Routes andTracks on page 38Navigate to cursor positionYou can start navigating to a cursor position on any chart radar or Echosounder panelPosition the cursor at the selected destination on the panel and then select the GotoCursor option in the menuNote The Goto Cursor menu option is not available if you are already a routeYou can start navigating a route from the chart panel or from the Route dialogWhen route navigation is started the menu expands and shows options for canceling thenavigation for skipping a waypoint and for restarting the route from current vessel a route from the chart panelActivate a route on the panel and then select the route navigation option from the menuYou can select a routepoint to start navigating from a selected positionStart navigating a route from the Route dialogYou can start navigating from the Route dialog activated by204Selecting the Waypoint tool from the Home page and then the Routes the route details from the menuCancel navigationWhen you are navigating the menu includes an option for cancelling the with the autopilotWhen you start navigation on a system with autopilot functionality you are prompted to setthe autopilot to navigation modeNote The prompt to set the autopilot to navigation mode is disabled if the boat type isset to SAIL in the Autopilot Commissioning dialogIf you choose not to engage the autopilot or if your boat is set to SAIL the autopilot can beset to navigation mode from the Autopilot Controller later on For more information aboutautopilot functionality refer to Autopilot on page 636 44Navigating Zeus3 Operator methods are available for calculating the distance and bearing between any twopoints on a chartThe Great circle route is the shortest path between two points However if you are to travelalong such a route it would be difficult to steer manually as the heading would constantlybe changing except in the case of due north south or along the equatorRhumb lines are tracks of constant bearing It is possible to travel between two locationsusing Rhumb line computation but the distance would usually be greater than if Great circleis usedArrival radiusSets an invisible circle around the destination waypointThe vessel is considered arrived at the waypoint when it is within this radiusXTE limitThis setting defines how far the vessel can deviate from the selected route if the vessel goesbeyond this limit an alarm is alarmWhen the arrival alarm is enabled an alarm is activated when the vessel reaches thewaypoint or when it is within the specified arrival radiusMagnetic variation is the difference between true bearings and magnetic bearings causedby different locations of the Geographic and the Magnetic north poles Any local anomaliessuch as iron deposits might also affect the magnetic bearingsWhen set to Auto the system automatically converts magnetic north to true north Selectmanual mode if you need to enter your own local magnetic paper charts are made in the WGS84 format which also is used by the Zeus206If your paper charts are in a different format you can change the datum settings accordinglyto match your paper systemSeveral coordinate systems can be used to control the format for latitude and displayed on the chart panelPhantom LoranEnables use of Phantom Loran positioning Zeus3 Operator Manual45Loran Loran chains GRIposition panelThe graphic example shows a cursor position window with Loran position informationFor more information refer to your Loran system Zeus3 Operator ManualThe selected field has a highlighted Distance to Time to Estimated Time of 7fIbffw7 panelUse the Race panel to204Display and control the race timer204Create and manage the race start line204Display race start line data204Display the race start line in a chart diagram on the Race tactical information for the current leg or next legSelect the Race button on the Home page to display the Race panelDisplay optionsUse the Race panel menu to specify if you want to display the Race Timer What if data StartLine Data or Start Line display display the boat and start line in graphical formatStart Line on Chart panelYou can display a race start line overlaid on the Chart panel The start line data can bedisplayed in the Instrument page If you have an H5000 CPU on your network start line datais calculated by the H5000 CPU Otherwise the data is calculated in the MFDViewing the start line on the chart panel allows the navigator to assess around the startingarea for hazards Use the laylines to see where the likely tracks into and out of the startingarea will be relative to the chart dataThe solid black line indicates the start line between the two starting markspanel You can switch off the start line overlaid on the Chart if desiredStart Line Data panelSelect the Start Line Data menu option to show the Start Line Data panel The Start LineData panel shows start line data and a graphical representation of the start line It displaysboat distance from the start line tide direction recommended start end bias and whatadvantage in degrees and distance the biased end will give8 Race panel Zeus3 Operator Manual49Start line end not set position not recordedStart line end set position recordedStart line end stale historic start line positionStart line end becomes stale at 2359 hrs on the day it was recorded butremains validInvalid start line One or more ends invalid position not recordedStart line Blue Square line No bias advantageStart line Red Arrow left Port end biasStart line Green Arrow right Starboard end biasTide direction indicatorData displayed on start line panelThe following data is displayed on the start line panel204DIST P Distance to port end of start line204DIST BEHIND LINE Distance to start line S Distance to starboard end of start line204BIAS Start line bias angle204RACE TIMER Time on the race timer204BIAS ADV Bias advantage meters or boat lengthsSetting up a start lineThe start line is a visual aid that shows the distance from the boat to the start line tidedirection recommended start end bias and what advantage in degrees and distance thebiased end will give The start line is a line between the port and starboard end pointsNote If you have an H5000 CPU on your network the start line information between theMFD and the H5000 is shared The start line data numbers are calculated on the H5000CPU and sent across the network There is only one start line If you set the start line onthe MFD it will show on the H5000 Graphic Display and viceversaNote Before setting the start line position it is important that the GPS Bow offset isupdated to negate the difference between the GPS position and the bow of the vesselThis setting is made in the Advanced settings dialog under Instruments Your Boatsettings must also be entered in the Boat settings dialog which is available from theChart settings dialogMenu options let you use different methods for setting the port and starboard start line endsYou can ping them set them at cursor position specify coordinates and set one based on thesetting of the other You can also edit waypoints to create start line end points After theends are set you can nudge each end to move them if neededThe menu options to set the port and starboard start line end points are available in both theChart panel and the Race panelSetting start line end points by pingingSetting the start line end points by pinging requires maneuvering the boat to each end ofthe start line and then pingingNote Before setting the start line position using the ping method it is important thatthe Bow offset is updated to negate the difference between the GPS position and thebow of the vessel50Race panel Zeus3 Operator the port end of the start line2When the boat reaches the port end of the start line open the menu and select StartLine Port end and then Ping port The port end mark on the start line panel becomessolid red indicating it is set3Approach the starboard end of the start line4When the boat reaches the starboard end of the start line open the menu and selectStart Line Starboard end and then Ping Starboard The starboard end mark on thestart line panel becomes solid green indicating it is setThe start line end points are set and can be viewed on the Chart panel and Start line panelSetting end points at cursor position1Open the Chart panel and move the cursor to the position in the chart where you wantthe port end point to be2Open the menu and select Start line Port end and then Set at cursor3Repeat steps 1 and 2 for the starboard end pointThe start line end points are set and can be viewed on the Chart panel and Start line panelSetting end points at the Set coordinate Port and then the Set coordinate Starboard menu options toenter the coordinates of the port and starboard end pointsSetting end points from each otherUse the Set from stbd Port and Set from port Starboard menu options to set the Rangeand Bearing of the end points from each otherRemoving end points and the start lineUse the Clear Port or Clear Starboard menu options to remove the start points Whenboth are removed the start line is removedRace panel Zeus3 Operator Manual51Start Line displaySelect the Start Line menu option to show the Start Line display in the Race panel The StartLine display shows the configured start line in scale with your boat allowing you to clearlysee distance to line and position relative to the laylines All start settings are also shown onthis display1Start line2Square wind line drawn from biased start line end perpendicular to True drawn to scale5Distance to starboard end of start tack layline to the starboard start line end gained by starting at favored end9Port tack layline to the starboard start line end point10Race tack laylines to the port start line end point12Start Line bias angle13Port tack laylines to the port start line end point14Tide arrow relative to start line16Distance to port end of start lineIn addition when a target boat speed is available from the Hercules Polar table table or manual setting in the Laylines setup refer to Laylines on page 35line may be shown parallel with the start line which indicates the distance you should befrom the starting line as time counts down52Race panel Zeus3 Operator lengthsSelect the Use boat lengths setting to show the distance behind the line and Biasadvantage in boat length data measurements on the Start line panel Showing in boat lengths can give a clearer indication of the distance from your boat tothe start lineShow layline gridsSelect Grid to show layline grids in the start line diagram The grid is a background that isaligned with the laylines They can give a clearer indication of possible runs to the start lineWhat ifSelect the What if in the menu to display navigation data in the Race panel and to to see what could happen This is a tool for assessing potential changes in wind ortide in current and future legs of the courseDeselect Live and enter parameters for the wind tide or both to see how data mightchange for the leg For example if you can see the sea breeze building in with boats angles on the horizon you can enter this data to estimate the effectRace timerThe race timer can be used to countdown to zero from a speci210ed time ideal for countingdown to a race start It can also be used to count up from zero to record the elapsed timeYou can start and stop the timer reset it sync it and specify a start valueYou can display the Race timer from the Race panel menu or by selecting Trip Calculatorfrom the Tools panelThe Timer set value is in hhmm the timer counter shows in mmss with the hours showingto the right of the minutes and secondsRace timer panelRace Timer in the Trip LogRace panel Zeus3 Operator Manual53Race timer controlsYou can access Race timer controls from the Race panel menu You can also access them atthe bottom of the Race timer panel displayed from the Home page and the Race timer paneldisplayed from the Trip Calculator Tool panelif the timer is started or stoppedSet start valueSet a time value which the timer shall use to count down to the start time of the race Thetimer starts counting down when you select StartStartStop timerThe timer can be started at any time by selecting Start If a time value is preset the timercounts down If the start value is set to zero 0000begins counting up recording the elapsed timeTo stop the timer from counting select the timer to the start value If the timer is running when Reset is selected it continuesto run from the start valueSyncWhen the timer is counting down selecting Sync synchronizes the time up or down to thenearest full minuteAuto start tripWhen Auto start trip is selected the Trip Log records your time and mileage from themoment the countdown timer begins counting up from zeroRolling timerWhen Rolling timer is selected the timer restarts the countdown timer every time itreaches zero It continues to do this until the timer is stopped54Race panel Zeus3 Operator ManualTime and Wind plotsThe system can present data history in different plots The plots can be displayed in full pageor combined with other panelsThe Time plot panelThe Time plot panel consists of two predefined layouts You switch between the layouts byselecting the left and right panel arrows You can also select the layout from the menuYou can select which data to present on a time plot panel and you can define the timerange for each plotLayout 1Layout 2Missing dataIf the data is unavailable the relevant plot turns into a dashed line and flattens out at thepoint the data was lost When the data becomes available again a dashed line joins up thetwo points showing an average trend line bridging the missing dataSelecting dataEach data field can be changed to show the preferred data type and the time range1Select the edit option from the menu2Activate the field you want to edit3Change the information type and eventually the range4Save your changesThe data available for the Time plots are by default the sources used by the system If morethan one data source is available for a data type you can select to show alternative datasource in the Time plot You change the data type by using the data source option in themenuWind Plot panelA Wind Plot is a special type of Time Plot specifically designed to help you understand recentchanges in wind speed and direction The Wind Plot panel includes wind direction and windspeed The graphics are configured vertically with the newest data being displayed at the topof the screen9 Time and Wind plots Zeus3 Operator Manual55Enter your PredictWind login credentials in the unit refer to If you want the system to automatically download the files from PredictWind specifyIf you want to manually download the files from PredictWind use the DownloadImport the file into memory to overlay it on the chart refer to Download PredictWind weather files to a memory card connected to a PCInsert the memory card in the unit205s card readerTurn on GRIB weather overlay from the Chart menu refer to Import the file into memory to overlay it on the chart You can import a weather download PredictWind weather files The automatic download feature allows your system to regularly check for weather updatesand download the latest dataSpecify if you want to automatically download High resolution refer to High resolution on page57refer to Offshore area lower resolution on page 58types of GRIB dataNote High Resolution downloads require a PredictWind Professional To download data from PredictWind the unit must have an internet connectionand your PredictWind login credentials must be entered in the system refer to credentials on page login to PredictWind with your credentials and start downloading weatherdata as specified in the PredictWind GRIB Weather dialogManually download PredictWind weather filesTo download a PredictWind weather file manually select the Download forecast option inthe Chart menu to display the Select forecast type dialog Use the Select forecast type dialogto specify the type and area Note To manually download data from PredictWind the unit must have an The Download forecast option is only available if you have turned on GRIBweather overlay on the Chart menu refer to Turn on GRIB weather overlay on page 56your PredictWind login credentials are entered in the system refer to PredictWind on page 56When the GRIB download is complete the MFD will display a message to show the task iscomplete To view the downloaded GRIB file on the chart select the downloaded file fromthe Forecast menu option Refer to Specify PredictWind GRIB overlay file on page 59High location areas are displayed on the chart Select or deselect single or The selected areas are highlighted You can add and remove locations by download locations Zeus3 Operator the settings for the high resolution GRIB download refer to PredictWind download settingson page 58Offshore area lower resolutionThe chart is displayed when you select the offshore area lower rectangle Drag the rectangle200s corner markers to create the area rectangle youwant to download GRIB weather forAfter you create your offshore area rectangle choose the Select option Specify the settings for the offshore lower settings on page 58PredictWind download you to select from the GRIB model options204CMC Canadian Meteorological Zeus3 Operator Manual204CMCF Canadian Meteorological Centre observation from the Canadian Meteorological Centre Available for OffshoreGRIB only204GFS Global Forecast Administration NOAA204GFSF Global Forecast System from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration NOAAUSA Department of Commerce Available for Offshore GRIB onlyWind and PressureThe wind andor pressure data from PredictWind Available for Offshore GRIB onlyTime stepThe size of the time step in the downloaded forecast For example a 3 hour time step couldprovide weather data for 1200 1500 1800 etc where a 6 hour time step could only provide1200 1800 etc Smaller steps require larger lengthThe period of the forecast in days Available for CMCF or GFSF models on Offshore GRIB resolution select 50 or 100 kilometers between forecast points Available for OffshoreGRIB onlySpecify PredictWind GRIB overlay fileThe Forecast menu option shows the GRIB file which is currently displayed on the chart If nofile is displayed on the chart then the menu option does not show a GRIB fileGRIB file displayed on the chartNo GRIB file displayed on the chartSelect the Forecast menu option to open the GRIB Weather dialogThe GRIB Weather dialog shows which GRIB file is currently displayed as overlay on the chartand which files are available for GRIB files are files downloaded manually or automatically from PredictWind to theGribs directory If you copy GRIB files from the memory card to the Gribs directory using thefile manager they will be listed as available GRIB filesSelect an available GRIB file to import it into memory and display it as overlay on the chartSelect the Import file option to import a GRIB file into memory from the memory card or anydirectory available to the File managerNote GRIB data that is imported overwrites the GRIB data in memoryExpired GRIB filesThe system identifies GRIB files that have expired and moves them from the available GRIBfiles list to the expired GRIB files list Expired files are files where the time of the final forecasthas passed Select the Delete expired GRIB files option to delete these expired files from Zeus3 Operator the cursor on the chartbSelect the PredictWind menu optioncSelect dSelect Download to request a new route from the PredictWind menu optionbSelect cSelect the dSelect options in the PredictWind Routing dialog to specify route to Download to request a new route from PredictWindaDo one of the cSelect Download to request a new route from PredictWindaDo one of the cSelect Download to request a new route from ModeYou can select one of the following Opens the PredictWind Routing dialog with Routing Options enabled SelectRouting Options to specify the wind speeds and swells you want to avoid on the Planning Opens the PredictWind Routing dialog with Departure Optionsenabled Select Departure Options to specify the time you want to space the departures1 hour 3 hours 6 hours 12 hours or 24 hoursGFSCMS or Forecast Select this option to request destination forecast and destination forecast details are provided in the Summary panelDownload ManagementTo view the status of any ongoing route downloads select the Files icon on the Tool paneland then Transfers to see transfer status When a download completes the route is drawn onthe chart Old routes are deleted when the new route becomes available If a route is beingfollowed when a new one is downloaded it will continue to be followed until navigation routing summarySelect the Summary option in the PredictWind menu to view detailed routing summary information is available for wind current route and swellSelect Follow to sail the Zeus3 Operator a compatible autopilot computer is connected to the system autopilot functionality isavailable in the systemThe system does not allow for more than one autopilot computer on the networkThe display unit automatically detects the autopilot computer available on the network andpresents settings configuration and user options for the connected computerFor details about installing and configuring an autopilot computer refer to the that come with the autopilot computerSafe operation with the autopilot Warning An autopilot is a useful navigational aid but DOES NOT replacea human the autopilotYou activate the autopilot from any panel by selecting the autopilot tile in the Instrumentbar followed by selecting a mode in the Autopilot from automatic mode to manual steeringYou switch the autopilot to STBY mode from any automatic operation mode from theautopilot popup or using a physical standby keyAutopilot indication on the indication in Status bar2Autopilot tile in Instrument barAutopilot mode indication in the Status barThe Status bar shows autopilot information as long as an autopilot computer is connected tothe networkIcons are included if the autopilot is passive or locked by another autopilot control unitAutopilot pop upYou control the autopilot from the autopilot popup11 Autopilot Zeus3 Operator to to destinationWPT DISTDistance to next over over groundXTECross track error L left or R rightAutopilot modes The autopilot has several steering modes The number of modes and features within themode depend on the autopilot computer the boat type and available inputs as explained inthe description of the following steering modesStandby modeStandby mode is used when you steer the boat at the helm Switch the autopilot to Standbymode from any operation by selecting the Standby mode button in the autopilot popup orusing a physical standby keyNonFollow Up NFU Power steeringIn NFU mode you use the port and starboard arrow buttons in the autopilot popup tocontrol the rudder The rudder will move as long as the button is NFU mode by selecting the port or starboard arrow button in the popup whenthe autopilot is in Standby or FU modeYou return to Standby mode by selecting the Standby mode button in the autopilot popup or using a physical standby keyFollowup steering FUIn FU mode you use the rotary knob to control the rudder angle Press the rotary knob thenturn the knob to set the rudder angle The rudder moves to the commanded angle and thenstop204You select FU mode from the autopilot popupNote If the autopilot popup is closed or if an alarm dialog is activated on the the autopilot in FU mode the autopilot automatically changes to Standbymode Warning While in FU mode you cannot take manual control of the wheelAUTO mode auto compassIn AUTO mode the autopilot issues rudder commands required to steer the on a set heading204You select AUTO mode from the autopilot popup When the mode is activated theautopilot selects the current boat heading as the set set heading in AUTO modeYou adjust the set heading by using the rotary knob the PortStarboard arrow buttons in theautopilot popup or by selecting the Heading tile in the autopilot popup and then enteringthe desired heading valueAn immediate heading change takes place The new heading is maintained until a newheading is setHeading captureWhen the vessel is turning in AUTO mode an instant reset of the mode activates the headingcapture function This automatically cancels the turn and the vessel continues on theheading read from the compass the very moment you reactivated the modeTacking in AUTO modeNote The tack function is only available when the boat type is set to SAILAutopilot Zeus3 Operator should only be performed into the wind and must be tried out in calm seaconditions with light wind to find out how it works on your boat Due to a wide range ofboat from cruising to racing boatsvary from boat to boatTacking in AUTO mode is different from tacking in WIND mode In AUTO mode the tack angleis fixed and as defined by the user For more details refer to Tacking in WIND mode on page 68You initiate the tack function from AUTO modeWhen tacking direction is selected the autopilot changes the current set course according tothe set fixed tacking angleYou can interrupt the tack operation as long as the tack dialog is open by selecting theopposite tacking direction When interrupted the boat returns to the previous set headingNoDrift modeNoDrift mode combines the autopilot and the positioning information from the GPSIn NoDrift mode the vessel is steered along a calculated track line in a direction set by theuser If the vessel205s heading is drifting away from the original heading due to current andorwind the vessel follows the line with a crab angle1Turn the vessel to the desired the NoDrift mode The autopilot draws an invisible bearing line based on currentheading from the boat200s positionUnlike in AUTO the cross track error and automatically keeps your track straightYou use the portstarboard arrow panel buttons in the autopilot popup or the rotary knobto reset the bearing line while in NoDrift modeDodgingIf you need to avoid an obstacle when using NoDrift mode you can set the autopilot toStandby mode and power steer or use the helm until the obstacle is passedIf you return to NoDrift mode within 60 seconds you can select to continue on previous setbearing lineIf you do not respond the dialog disappears and the autopilot goes to NoDrift mode withcurrent heading as set bearing lineNAV mode Warning NAV mode should only be used in open watersYou can use the autopilot to automatically steer the boat to a specific waypoint location oralong a predefined route The position information from the GPS is used to change thecourse to steer to keep the boat on the track line and to the destination waypointNote To obtain satisfactory navigation steering the Zeus206 must have valid positioninput Autosteering must be tested and determined satisfactory prior to entering theNAV modeStart automatic navigatingWhen you start navigating a route or to a waypoint from the chart panel you are promptedto set the autopilot to NAV mode If you reject this request you can start NAV mode from theAutopilot controllerNote The prompt to set the autopilot to navigation mode is disabled if the boat type isset to SAIL in the Autopilot Commissioning dialog To start navigating you must selectNAV mode from the Autopilot controllerWhen NAV mode is initiated the autopilot automatically keeps the vessel on the legWhen the vessel reaches the arrival circle for a routepoint the autopilot gives an audiblewarning and displays a dialog with the new course information If the required coursechange to the next waypoint is less than the Navigation change limit the changes the course If the required course change to next waypoint in a Zeus3 Operator Manualis more than the set limit you are prompted to verify that the upcoming course change For information about navigation settings refer to Navigation settings on page 45Waypoint arrival circleThe Arrival radius defines the point at which a turn is initiated when you are navigating arouteThe arrival circle 1wider the circle The intention is to make the autopilot start the heading change in due timeto make a smooth turn onto the next legThe figure below may be used to select the appropriate waypoint circle when creating therouteX axis Boat speed in knotsY axis Arrival circle radius in 1100 NmExample With the speed of 20 knots you should use a waypoint circle with radius 009 NmNote The distance between any waypoints in a route must not be smaller than theradius of the waypoint arrival circleWIND modeNote The WIND mode is only available if the system has been set up for sailboat in theAutopilot Commissioning dialogBefore the WIND mode is started it must be verified that valid input from wind transducer wind steering as follows1Switch the Autopilot to AUTO mode2Adjust the boat heading until wind angle is according to the angle you want to the mode indication in the autopilot controller to activate the autopilot menu andselect WIND modeThe set course to steer CTSthe wind transducer at the moment the WIND mode is selected From that point theautopilot changes the course to maintain the wind angle as the wind direction may Zeus3 Operator in WIND modeNote The tack function is only available when the system is set up for boat type SAIL inthe Autopilot Commissioning dialogTacking should only be performed into the wind and must be tried out in calm seaconditions with light wind to find out how it works on your boat Due to a wide range ofboat from cruising to racing boatsvary from boat to boatTacking in WIND mode as compared to AUTO mode is performed when sailing withapparent or true wind as the reference The true wind angle should be less than 90 degreesThe rate of turn during the tack will be given by the Tack time defined in the setup The tack time is also controlled by the speed of the boat to prevent loss ofspeed during a tackYou can initiate the tack function from WIND modeWhen you initiate the tacking the autopilot immediately mirrors the set wind angle to theopposite side of the bowYou can interrupt the tack operation as long as the tack dialog is open by selecting theopposite tacking direction When interrupted the boat returns to the previous set is possible when the true wind angle is larger than 120212The time to make a gybe is determined by the speed of the boat to make it as quick aspossible within controlTurn pattern steeringThe autopilot includes a number of automatic turn steering features when the autopilot is inAUTO modeNote The turn steering option is not available if the boat type is set to SAIL in theAutopilot Commissioning dialog instead the tackgybe feature is a turnYou start the turn by selecting the relevant turn icon followed by selecting the port orstarboard options in the turn dialog to select the turn the turnYou can stop the turn from within the turn dialogAt any time during a turn you can select Autopilot standby in the System Controls dialogto return to Standby mode and manual steeringYou can also stop a turn by pressing a physical standby key to return to Standby mode andmanual steeringTurn variablesThe turn steering options except the Cturn have settings that you can adjust before youstart a turn and at any time when the boat is in a turnUturnUTurn changes the current set heading to be 180212 in the opposite directionThe turn rate is identical to Rate limit settings This cannot be changed during the turnNote Refer to the separate Zeus206 Installation manual for information about Rate the vessel in a circleYou can adjust the Rate of turn from the turn dialog before the turn is initiated and duringthe turn Increasing the turn rate makes the vessel turn a smaller Zeus3 Operator ManualSpiral turnSpiralturn makes the vessel turn in a spiral with a decreasing or increasing radius You set theinitial radius before the turn is initiated and the change per turn during the turn If thechange per turn is set to zero the vessel turns in a circle Negative values indicate while positive values indicate increasing radiusZigzag turnsSteers the vessel in a zigzag patternFor navigating in a zigzag pattern you set the initial heading change before the turn the turn you can alter the main heading the heading change and the leg distanceSquare turnMakes the vessel automatically turn 90212 after having travelled a defined leg distanceAt any time during the turn you can change the main heading and the distance of the leguntil the vessel makes a new 90212 turnLazy SturnMakes the vessel yaw around the main headingYou set the selected heading change before the turn is startedDuring the turn you can alter the main heading the heading change and the turn radiusfrom within the turn dialogDepth contour tracking DCTTMIf the system has Echosounder input the autopilot can be set to follow a depth contour Warning Do not use this feature unless the seabed is suitable Do not useit in rocky waters where the depth is varying significantly over a small areaUse the following process to initiate DCT that you have depth reading on the panel or on a separate depth the boat to the depth you want to track and in the direction of the depth AUTO mode select depth contour steering and monitor the depth reading4Select the port or starboard option in the turn dialog to initiate the depth to follow the bottom sloping to starboard or to portAutopilot Zeus3 Operator Manual69Port optiondepth decreases to portStarboard optiondepth decreases to starboardThe following parameters are available for depth contour trackingDepth gainThis parameter determines the ratio between commanded rudder and the deviation fromthe selected depth contour The higher depth gain value the more rudder is appliedIf the value is too small it takes a long time to compensate for drifting off the set depthcontour and the autopilot fails to keep the boat on the selected depthIf the value is set too high the overshoot increases and the steering is Cross Angle CCAThe CCA is an angle that is added to or subtracted from the set courseWith this parameter you can make the boat yaw around the reference depth with larger the CCA the bigger yawing is allowed If you the CCA set to zero there are no lazys movementsUsing the Zeus200 in an AP24AP28 systemCommand transferIf your Zeus206 is connected to an autopilot system including an AP24 or AP28 control unitonly one control unit can be active at the same time An inactive control unit is indicatedwith a square with a cross symbol in autopilot controller popupLocking remote stationsThe AP24AP28 includes a Remote Lock function that disables autopilot control from otherunits A locked control unit is indicated with a key symbol in autopilot controller popupWhen the remote lock function is enabled on an AP24AP28 control unit only the activecontrol unit stays in command No transfer of command to Zeus206 or other autopilot controlunits on the system can take placeYou can only unlock the remote stations from the AP24AP28 unit in settingsThe autopilot settings can be split between settings done by the user and settings doneduring installation and commissioning of the autopilot system204User settings can be changed for various operational conditions or user settings are defined during commissioning of the autopilot system Nochanges should later be done to these settingsBoth user settings and installation settings depends on which autopilot computer that isconnected to the Zeus3 Operator ManualEconomy The autopilot will need to sense large environmental changes beforeNormal The autopilot will need to sense moderate environmental changes beforeSport The autopilot will be most sensitive to changing conditions and Narrow The autopilot is most sensitive to sudden course changes The autopilot is configured to the medium value when correcting suddenWide The autopilot is least sensitive to sudden course min Minimum True Wind Angle that gust and True Wind Speed response operateTWA max Maximum True Wind Angle that gust and True Wind Speed responseBear away max Maximum angle the vessel will bear away during stability speed The preferred cruising speed for this vessel comfortable andRudder limit Determines the maximum rudder movement in degrees from midshipOff course Defines the limit for the off course Min Minimum gust in knots before gust compensation is rate Adjust how aggressively the autopilot will react to gustsTWA response Controls the size of the window in which gust response will rate Set the rate of TWS response 1 slowest response 10 rate Set the rate of heel compensation 1 slowest response 10 quickestActual Maintains the rudder for autopilot installation and commissioning See the separate Zeus206 Zeus3 Operator ManualRadarThe radar panel can be set up as a full screen view or combined with other panelsThe radar image can also be displayed as an overlay on a chart panel For more informationsee Chart overlay on page 27Note Radar overlay requires data from a heading sensor or compass to ensure with the chartThe radar line6Rotary controls7Range rings8Range markers9Data bar Optional radar symbologyRadar symbology can be turned ONOFF collectively from the Radar menu or individually asdescribed in Radar settings panel on page 83Dual radarYou can connect to any combination of two supported radars and see both radar images atthe same timeNote Interference will be seen on the Broadband Radar on most ranges when a pulseand a Broadband radar are transmitting at the same time on the same boat Werecommend to only transmit on one radar at a time For example transmit Broadbandradar for typical navigational usage or pulse radar to locate weather cells at a distance and to trigger RaconsYou can select a dual radar panel by pressing and holding the Radar application button onthe Home page or by creating a favorite page with two radar panels12 Radar Zeus3 Operator the radar sourceYou specify the radar in the Radar panel by selecting one of the available radars in the radarsource menu option If you have a multiple Radar panel the radar is set individually for eachradar panel Activate one of the radar panels and then select one of the available radars inthe radar source menu option Repeat the process for the second radar panel and select analternative radar for this panelNote The 3digit radar source number is the last 3 digits of the radar205s serial numberRadar overlayYou can overlay the Radar image on the Chart This can help you to easily interpret the radarimage by correlating the radar targets with charted objectsNote A heading sensor must be present in the system for radar overlayWhen the radar overlay is selected basic radar operational functions are available from theChart panel200s menuSelecting radar overlay source on chart panelsTo select the radar source of the radar overlay displayed on the chart panel use the Radaroptions and then Source chart panel menu options to select the radar sourceFor chart pages with more than one chart with radar overlay it is possible to set up sources for each chart panel Activate one of the chart panels and then select one ofthe available radars in the radar source menu option Repeat the process for the second chartpanel with radar overlay and select an alternative radar for this panelRadar operational modesThe radar200s operational modes are controlled from the Radar menu The following modes offThe power to the radar scanner is turned off Power off is only available when radar is instandby modeStandbyThe power to the radar scanner is on but the radar is not You can also put the radar in standby mode from the System Controls scanner is on and transmitting Detected targets are drawn on the radar PPI PlanPosition IndicatorNote You can also put the radar in transmit mode from the System Controls dialogRadar RangeYou adjust radar range by turning the rotary knob or by selecting the zoom icons on theradar panelDual rangeBroadband 4G Radar onlyWhen connected to a Broadband 4G radar it is possible to run the radar in Dual Range modeThe radar appears in the radar sources menu as two virtual radar sources A and B Range andradar controls for each virtual radar source are fully independent and the source can beselected for a particular chart or radar panel in the same manner as dual radar described inSelecting the radar source on page 7676Radar Zeus3 Operator ManualNote Some controls that are related to physical properties of the radar itself are notindependent of source These are Fast Scan Antenna Height and Bearing alignmentMARPA is fully independent and up to 10 targets may be tracked for each virtual radarsourceUp to two independent Guard Zones may also be defined for each virtual radar sourceUsing the cursor on a radar panelBy default the cursor is not shown on a radar panelWhen you position the cursor on the radar panel the cursor position window is activatedand the cursor menu options are displayedTo remove the cursor and cursor elements from the panel select Clear cursor or press the XkeyGoTo cursorYou can navigate to a selected position on the image by positioning the cursor on the panelthen using the Goto Cursor option in the menuThe cursor assist functionNote The cursor assist function is available if it is enabled Refer to Customizing the long pressfeature on page 20The cursor assist function allows for fine tuning and precision placement of the cursorwithout covering details with your fingerActivate the cursor on the panel then press and hold your finger on the screen to switch thecursor symbol to a selection circle appearing above your fingerWithout removing your finger from the screen drag the selection circle to the you remove your finger from the screen the cursor reverts to normal cursor waypointsA waypoint is saved at the cursor position if active or at the vessel205s position if the cursor isnot active on the panel by doing the the rotary the Mark key204Using the new waypoint option in the menuAdjusting the radar imageYou may be able to improve the radar image by adjusting the radar sensitivity and byfiltering out the random echoes from sea and weather conditionsThe radar control images are located in the upper right corner of the radar panel You canadjust the image settings by selecting the radar control image or by pressing the rotary knobThe selected control expands and displays its name in full and a slide bar is displayed Youcan then adjust the value by turning the rotary know or by using the slide barYou can also adjust the image settings from the radar menuRadar Zeus3 Operator clutter 4G Radar onlyThis mode automatically works when GAIN AUTO and SEA HARBOR or OFFSHORE Thepurpose is to allow smaller vessels to be seen in the leeward direction of the sea clutter TheGAIN of the radar receiver is increased dynamically during the sweep in the for increased target sensitivity in heavier sea statesWhen GAIN or SEA MANUAL the Directional Clutter Rejection mode will be OFF addition CALM MODERATE or ROUGH STC Curve settings are available in the Radaroptions menu to better optimize the radar image to your likingGainThe gain controls the sensitivity of the radar receiverA higher gain makes the radar more sensitive to radar returns allowing it to display weakertargets If the gain is set too high the image might be cluttered with background noiseGain has a manual and an automatic mode You toggle between automatic and manualmode in the slide bar or by pressing and holding the rotary knobSea clutterSea clutter is used to filter the effect of random echo returns from waves or rough water nearthe vesselWhen you increase Sea clutter filtering the onscreen clutter caused by the echoes of wavesis reducedThe system includes predefined Sea clutter settings for harbor and offshore conditions inaddition to the manual mode where you can adjust the settings You select Sea cluttermodes from the menu or by a long press on the rotary knob You can only adjust the Seaclutter value in manual modeRain clutterRain clutter is used to reduce the effect of rain snow or other weather conditions on theradar imageThe value should not be increased too much as this may filter out real radar optionsNoise 4G radar onlyThe Noise Rejection control sets the amount of noise filtering applied by the radar is increased at longer ranges when this control is set to Low or High but doescause some loss of target To get maximum range performance from Broadband 4G Radar transmit on one rangeonly set the Noise Reject control to High and the threshold as low as possible The default is30 for less clutter on the screen If OFF is selected for the Zeus206 the range performance isabout equal to 3G radar In some areas where extreme high interference may exist try OFFfor best radar imageRadar thresholdThe threshold sets required signal strength for the lowest radar signals Radar returns belowthis limit are filtered and are not value 30Target expansion increases the length of targets in range making them easier to see78Radar Zeus3 Operator Rejecting radar could be caused by radar signals from other radar units operating in the samefrequency bandA high setting reduces the interference from other radarsIn order not to miss weak targets the interference rejection should be set to low when nointerference existsTarget 4G Radar onlyThe Target separation control allows you to control the target discrimination of the between objects is more prominentFast scanBroadband and Halo radar onlySets the speed of the radar antenna rotation This option gives faster target updatesNote Maximum speed may not be achieved depending on the radar Settings Modeand Range selected The radar will only rotate as fast as the current control settings allowSea StateSet the Sea State control according to current sea conditions for best sea clutter boost3G and 4G Broadband and Pulse Radar onlyThe target boost control increases pulse length or reduces radar bandwidth to make targetsappear larger in range and increase radar view optionsRadar symbologyRadar symbology defined in the Radar Settings panel can be turned onoff collectively Seethe radar panel illustration showing optional radar itemsTarget trailsYou can set how long the trails generated from each target on your radar panel remain Youcan also turn OFF target trailsNote True motion is recommended when using Target trailsClearing target trails from the panelWhen target trails are displayed on the panel the radar menu expands to include an optionwhere you can clear target trails from your radar panel temporarily The target trails start toappear again unless you switch them off as described aboveThe radar colors palettesRadar orientation is indicated on the upper left corner of the radar panel as either HUHeading UPNorth UpCourse upHeading upRotates the radar image to display the current heading directly up on the radar imageNorth upRotates the radar image with the north direction upwardsRadar Zeus3 Operator Course upRotates the radar image to display the current navigation course directly upThis option works only when the system is navigating an active route If you are notnavigating an active route the heading up orientation is used until the navigation function the radar centerYou can move the radar PPI Plan Position Indicatorradar panel and select how your vessel symbol moves on the radar imageRadar motion is indicated on the upper left corner of the radar panel as either TM motionThe radar position can only be changed when the radar is aheadCustom setting The radar PPI center is centered on the radar panelLook AheadMoves the radar PPI center to the bottom of the panel to maximize the view you to move the PPI center to any location on the radar panel1Select the offset option from the menu2Move the cursor to where you want to position the radar center3Confirm the setting by selecting the Save offset button in the bottom right corner of thepanelTrue motionIn True motion your vessel and moving targets move across the Radar screen as you travelAll stationary objects remain in a fixed position When the vessel200s symbol reaches the edgeof the screen the radar image is redrawn with the vessel symbol repositioned in the center ofthe screenWhen True motion is selected the menu expands to include a reset true motion option Thisallows for manually resetting the radar image and vessel symbol to the center of the screenEBLVRM markersThe electronic bearing line of range and bearing to vessels and landmasses within radar range Twodifferent EBLVRMs can be placed on the radar imageThe EBLVRMs are by default positioned from the center of the vessel It is however possibleto offset the reference point to any selected position on the radar imageWhen positioned you can turn the EBLVRM onoff by selecting the relevant markers on thedata bar or by deselecting the marker from the menuDefining an EBLVRM marker1Ensure that the cursor is not the menu select EBLVRM then select EBLVRM 1 or EBLVRM 2The EBLVRM is now positioned on the radar image3Select the adjustment option from the menu if you need to reposition the marker thenadjust the marker by dragging it into position on the radar image80Radar Zeus3 Operator adjustment options depend on the guard zone shapeon page MARPA requires heading data for both the radar and the Zeus206MARPA target symbolsThe system uses the target symbols shown belowAcquiring MARPA target Typically it takes up to 10 full rotations of the MARPA target not moving or at anchorTracking and safe MARPA target with extension linesDangerous MARPA targetA target is defined as dangerous when it enters the guard zone defined on theradar panelWhen no signals have been received within a time limit a target will be definedas lostThe target symbol represents the last valid position of the target before thereception of data was lostSelected MARPA target activated by positioning the cursor on the target iconThe target returns to the default target symbol when the cursor is MARPA the cursor on the target on the radar image2Select Acquire targets from the menu3Repeat the process if you want to track more targetsAfter your targets are identified it may take up to 10 radar sweeps to acquire and then trackthe MARPA target trackingWhen targets are being tracked the radar menu expands to include options for targets or to stop the tracking functionCancel tracking individual targets by selecting the target icon before activating the menuViewing MARPA target informationIf the popup is activated you can select a MARPA target to display basic target for the 3 MARPA targets closest to the vessel is also displayed in the data barWhen a target is selected detailed information for the target can be displayed from themenuYou can display information about all MARPA targets by using the Vessels option on theHome pageMARPA alarm settingsYou can define the following MARPA alarms204MARPA target lostControls whether an alarm is activated when a MARPA target is lost204MARPA whether an alarm is activated if you do not have the required inputs for MARPAto work valid GPS position and heading sensor connected to the radar radar dataYou can record radar data and save the file internally in the Zeus206 unit or save it onto amemory card inserted into the unit200s card readerA recorded radar file can be used for documenting an event or an operational error A loggedradar file can also be used by the Zeus3 Operator ManualIf more than one radar is available you can select which source you want to recordRadar settingsRadar symbologyYou can select which optional radar items that should be turned onoff collectively from themenu Refer to the Radar panel for selecting whether the radar bearing should be measured in relation to TrueMagnetic North barTurns onoff the radar data bar Refer to the radar panel data bar can show up to 3 targets arranged with the most dangerous targets on topYou can select to show MARPA targets on top and before any AIS targets even if the AIStargets are closer to your vesselMARPA settingsYou can define the length of the MARPA trail making it easier to follow target movementA circle can be added around your vessel to present the danger zone The radius of the ring isthe same as the closest point of approach as set in the Dangerous Vessels dialog Refer toDefining dangerous vessels on page 111 An alarm triggers if a vessel is tracking into your Installation option is used for radar installation described in the separate Radar or manualsRadar Zeus3 Operator Echosounder function provides a view of the water and bottom beneath your vesselallowing you to detect fish and examine the structure of the sea floorThe unit has internal CHRIP Broadband StructureScan TotalScan and Echosounder Zoom4Gain Color adjustment icons5Fish arches6Upper and Lower graph9Zoom bars10Range scale11Depth line12Bottom Optional Echosounder itemsNote You turn the optional Echosounder items onoff individually Refer to options on page 89Multiple EchosounderYou can specify the Echosounder source for the image in the Echosounder panel You candisplay two different sources simultaneously using a split panel configuration For how to select the source for a panel refer to Source on page 87Zooming the imageYou can zoom the image by13 84Echosounder Zeus3 Operator the rotary knob204using the panel zoom or spreading on the screenZoom level is shown on the upper left side of the imageWhen zooming in the sea floor is kept near the bottom of the screen irrespective of whetherit is in autorange or manual rangeIf the range is set considerably less than the actual depth the unit is not able to find thebottom when zoomingIf the cursor is active the unit zooms in where the cursor is pointedZoom barThe zoom bar is displayed when you zoom the imageDrag the zoom bar vertically to view different parts of the water columnUsing the cursor on the imageThe cursor can be used to measure a distance to a target to mark a position and to default the cursor is not shown on the imageWhen you position the cursor on the image the screen pauses the depth at the cursorposition is shown and the information window and the history bar are activatedTo remove the cursor and cursor elements from the panel select Clear cursor or press the XkeyGoTo cursorYou can navigate to a selected position on the image by positioning the cursor on the panelthen using the Goto Cursor option in the menuThe cursor assist functionNote The cursor assist function is available if it is enabled Refer to Customizing the long pressfeature on page 20The cursor assist function allows for fine tuning and precision placement of the cursorwithout covering details with your fingerActivate the cursor on the panel then press and hold your finger on the screen to switch thecursor symbol to a selection circle appearing above your fingerWithout removing your finger from the screen drag the selection circle to the you remove your finger from the screen the cursor reverts to normal cursor distanceThe cursor can be used to measure the distance between the position of two observationson the image1Position the cursor on the point from where you want to measure the distance2Start the measuring function from the menu3Position the cursor on the second measuring pointA line is drawn between the measuring points and the distance is listed in the panel4Continue selecting new measuring points if requiredYou can use the menu to reposition the start point and the end point as long as themeasuring function is activeWhen you select Finish measuring or press the X key the image resumes to Zeus3 Operator Manual85Saving waypointsYou can save a waypoint at a selected location by positioning the cursor on the panel andthen doing one of the the rotary the Mark key204Using the new waypoint option in the menuViewing the cursor is shown on the Echosounder panel the scroll bar is shown at the topof the panel The scroll bar shows the image you are currently viewing in relation to the image history storedIf the scroll bar is on the far right side it indicates that you are viewing the latest soundings Ifyou position the cursor to the left side of the screen the history bar starts scrolling towardsthe left and the automatic scrolling as new soundings are received is turned offYou can view echosounder history by panning the imageTo resume normal scrolling select Clear cursor or press the X keySetting up the imageUse the Echosounder menu options to set up the image When the cursor is active someoptions on the Echosounder menu are replaced with cursor mode features Select Clearcursor to return to the normal Echosounder menuThe rangeThe range setting determines the water depth that is visible on the unit supports several transducer frequencies Available frequencies depend on thetransducer model that is connectedYou can view two frequencies at the same time by selecting dual Echosounder panels fromthe Home pageFrequency is the 214tone200 the transducer transmits Transducers are designed to operate ondifferent frequencies as the various frequencies have different qualities204A low frequency for example 50 kHz will go deep It generates a wide cone but issomewhat more sensitive to noise It is good for bottom discrimination and wide areasearch204A high frequency for example 200 kHz offers higher discrimination and is less sensitive tonoise It is good for separating targets and for higher speed Zeus3 Operator ManualColor and gain settingsYou can also adjust the image settings from the Echosounder menuGainThe gain controls the sensitivity of the EchosounderThe more you increase the gain the more details are shown on the image However a highergain setting may introduce more background clutter on the image If the gain is set too lowweak echoes might not be displayedAuto gainThe Auto gain option keeps the sensitivity at a level that works well under most conditionsWith the gain in auto mode you can set a positive or negative offset that gets applied to theauto and weak echo signals have different colors to indicate the different signal strengthsThe colors used depend on which palette you selectThe more you increase the Color setting the more echoes is displayed in the color at thestrong return end of the scaleStructure optionsWhen a StructureScan source is connected to your system you can overlay a DownScanimage on the regular echo imageProvides options for specifying the DownScan image This menu option is available whenOverlay downscan is selected in Echo settings dialog For more information see settings onpage 91SourceSelect to specify the source for the image in the selected panelYou can display two different sources simultaneously using a split panel configuration Menucontrols for each panel are independentThe source can be the internal Echosounder another MFD on the Ethernet network or aEchosounder module To define sources refer to the separate Zeus206 Installation manualNote Using two transducers at the same frequency ranges can cause the two and they can show up on the image as vertical lines To avoid this setone transducer at one frequency range such as Medium at a different frequency range such as High CHIRPmenu optionPausing the imageYou can pause the image allowing you to examine itThis function is useful when you need to position a waypoint exactly on the image and ifyou are using the cursor to measure a distance between 2 elements on the imageThe pause function stops the Echosounder from pinging the transducer The system is notcollecting Echosounder data when paused in this mannerAdvanced optionsThe Advanced option is only available when the cursor is not activeNoise interference from bilge pumps engine vibration and air bubbles can clutter theimageThe noise rejection option filters the signal interference and reduces the onscreen Zeus3 Operator action and boat wakes can cause onscreen clutter near the surface The TVG TimeVariable Gainthe surfaceNote For optimal image return and clarity in most conditions the default value is set to3 the maximum range is 03Scroll speedYou can select the scrolling speed of the image on the screen A high scroll speed updatesthe image fast while a low scroll speed presents a longer historyNote In certain conditions it may be necessary to adjust the scroll speed to get a moreuseful image Such as adjusting the image to a faster speed when vertically fishingwithout movingPing speedPing speed controls the rate the transducer transmits the signal into the water By defaultthe ping speed is set to max It may be necessary to adjust the ping speed to or to adjust for specific fishing conditions Start recording log dataYou can start recording log data and save the file internally in the unit or save it onto a cardinserted into the unit200s card readerThe record function is activated from the Advanced menu optionWhen the data is being recorded there is a flashing red symbol in the top left corner and amessage appears periodically at the bottom of the the name of the recording logFile formatSelect a file format from the dropdown slg Echosounder onlyStructure and StructureScan 3DNote XTF format is for use only with select 3rd party Echosounder viewing toolsSave toSelect whether the recording is to be saved internally or to a memory card in the card Zeus3 Operator ManualBytes per soundingSelect how many bytes per seconds that are to be used when saving the log file More bytesyield better resolution but cause the record file to increase in size compared to using lowerbyte settingsCreate StructureMapIf StructureScan is available on the network you can convert the sl2 logs to smfformat from the Files optionUpload to Insight GenesisFiles are transmitted to Insight Genesis when recording completes if you are connected to awireless hotspot For information about wireless hotspots refer to Wireless connection on allowed by your selected Insight Genesis account you can choose between setting therecorded log files as Private or Public at Insight GenesisTime remainingShows the remaining allocated space available for recordingsStop recording log dataSelect Stop in the Recording Echo dialog to fully stop the recording of all echosounder data Note If you have selected the Upload to Insight Genesis option and are connected toa wireless hotspot your recorded files are transmitted to Insight Genesis when you the recorded sounder dataBoth internally and externally stored sounder records may be reviewed when the view sonarlog option is selected in the Echo settings dialog Refer to Echosounder settings on page 91The log file is displayed as a paused image and you control the scrolling and display from thereplay menu optionYou can use the cursor on the replay image and pan the image as on a normal echo imageIf more than one channel was recorded in the selected echo file you can select whichchannel to displayYou exit the replay mode by pressing the X key or by selecting the X symbol in the upperright corner of the replay View Zeus3 Operator Manual89Split screen optionsZoomThe Zoom mode presents a magnified view of the sounder image on the left side of thepanelBy default the zoom level is set to 2x You can select up to 8x zoom from the dropdownmenu using the keys or the zoom or The range zoom bars on the right side of the display shows the range that is magnified If youincrease the zooming factor the range is reduced You see this as reduced distance betweenthe zoom barsBottom lockThe bottom lock mode is useful when you want to view echoes close to the bottom In thismode the left side of the panel shows an image where the bottom is flattened The rangescale is changed to measure from the seabed 0are always shown on the left image independent of the range scale The scaling factor forthe image on the left side of the panel is adjusted as described for the Zoom can select between several display palettes optimized for a variety of fishing graphThe temperature graph is used to illustrate changes in water toggled on a colored line and temperature digits are shown on the lineA depth line can be added to the bottom surface to make it easier to distinguish the bottomfrom fish and Ascope is a display of realtime echoes as they appear on the panel The strength of theactual echo is indicated by both width and color intensityZoom barsThe zoom bars shows the range that is magnified on a split panel with zoom viewsThe range zoom bars on the right side of the display shows the range that is magnified anddisplayed on the left side If you increase the zooming factor the range is reduced You seethis as reduced distance between the zoom barsYou can move the zoom bars on the right side up or down to cause the left side image toshow different depths of the water columnFish IDYou can select how you want the echoes to appear on the screen You can also select if youwant to be notified by a beep when a fish ID appears on the fish echoesFish symbolsFish symbols and depth indicationNote Not all fish symbols are actual Zeus3 Operator to make the internal Echosounder available for selection in the Echosounder menuFor more information about panel source selection refer to the Operator manualWhen set to off this option disables the internal Echosounder in the unit It will not be listedas a Echosounder source for any unit on the network Select this option on a unit which doesnot have a transducer EchosounderYou can share the Echosounder images from this unit with other units connected on theEthernet networkFor more information about how to setup Echosounder refer to the separate manualOverlay downscanWhen a DownScan source is connected to your system you can overlay DownScan imageson the regular Echosounder imageWhen activated the Echosounder menu expands to include basic DownScan optionsView Echosounder logUsed to view Echosounder recordings The log file is displayed as a paused image and youcontrol the scrolling and display from the menuYou can use the cursor on the image measure distance and set view options as on a image If more than one channel was recorded in the selected you can select which channel to displayYou exit the view function by selecting the X in the upper right depth offsetSetting for Structure transducersAll transducers measure water depth from the transducer to the bottom As a result waterdepth readings do not account for the distance from the transducer to the lowest point ofthe boat in the water or from the transducer to the water surfaceTo show the depth from the lowest point of the boat to the bottom do the following Beforesetting the Structure offset measure the distance from the structure transducer to the lowestpoint of the boat in the water If for example the distance is 03 m 1 ftminus1 ftTo show the depth from the water surface to the bottom do the following Before settingthe Structure offset measure the distance from the structure transducer to the water surfaceIf for example the distance is 03 m 1 ftplus1 ftEchosounder Zeus3 Operator Manual91A setting of 0 for defining Echosounder sources available for selection in the Source menu option Forinformation about defining sources refer to the separate Zeus206 Installation manual Forinformation about Source selection refer to Source on page 87ForwardScan for ForwardScan installation and setup Refer to the ForwardScan setup on page Zeus3 Operator uses high frequencies to provide a high resolution picturelike image of theseabedThe unit has builtin You must have a StructureScan HD TotalScan or StructureScan 3D to use StructureScan featuresNote Connect StructureScan transducers to the Sonar2 port onlyThe StructureScan imageThe viewThe StructureScan panel can be set up as a DownScan image or showing leftright DownScan image can also be added as an overlay to the traditional Echosounder The depth reading depends on the Structure depth offset settingrefer to Structure depth offset on page scaleZooming the StructureScan imageYou can zoom a StructureScan image by204turning the rotary knob when the cursor is not active204using the panel zoom icons204by pinching or spreading on the screenZoom level is shown on the upper left side of the panel14 StructureScan Zeus3 Operator ZXX9DBDB855 hee baba DBnklnkl the cursor on the StructureScan panelBy default the cursor is not shown on the StructureScan imageWhen you position the cursor on a DownScan image the screen pauses the window and the history bar are activated On a DownScan image the depth isshown at cursor positionWhen you position the cursor on a SideScan image the screen pauses and the window is activated On a SideScan image the leftright distance from the vesselto the cursor are shown at the cursor positionGoTo cursorYou can navigate to a selected position on the image by positioning the cursor on the panelthen using the Goto Cursor option in the menuThe cursor assist functionNote The cursor assist function is available if it is enabled Refer to Customizing the long pressfeature on page 20The cursor assist function allows for fine tuning and precision placement of the cursorwithout covering details with your fingerActivate the cursor on the panel then press and hold your finger on the screen to switch thecursor symbol to a selection circle appearing above your fingerWithout removing your finger from the screen drag the selection circle to the you remove your finger from the screen the cursor reverts to normal cursor distanceThe cursor can be used to measure the distance between the position of two observationson the image1Position the cursor on the point from where you want to measure the distance2Start the measuring function from the menu3Position the cursor on the second measuring pointA line is drawn between the measuring points and the distance is listed in the panel4Continue selecting new measuring points if requiredYou can use the menu to reposition the start point and the end point as long as themeasuring function is activeWhen you select Finish measuring or press the X key the image resumes to waypointsYou can save a waypoint at a selected location by positioning the cursor on the panel andthen doing one of the the rotary the Mark key204Using the new waypoint option in the Zeus3 Operator ManualViewing StructureScan the cursor is active on a StructureScan panel the scroll bar is shown on the panelThe scroll bar shows the image you are currently viewing in relation to the image history stored Depending on the view selected the scroll bar is on thefar right side can pan the image history by dragging updown resume normal StructureScan scrolling press Clear cursorSetting up the StructureScan imageRangeThe range setting determines the water depth and SideScan range that is visible on thescreenAuto rangeWhen the range is set to Auto the system automatically sets the range depending on thewater depthPreset range levelsYou can select between several preset range levelsCustom rangeThis option allows you to manually set both upper and lower range supports two frequencies 455 kHz provides ideal range and image quality inmost situations while 800kHz is used to provide higher detail in shallow the brightness ratio between light and dark areas of the screenTo adjust the contrast setting1Select the contrast icon or activate the contrast option in the menu to display the bar2Drag the bar or use the rotary knob to set the can select between several display palettes optimized for a variety of fishing can set up the StructureScan page as a DownScan image left only right only or leftright side the StructureScan imageYou can pause the StructureScan image allowing you to examine the structures and otherimages in more depth and detailThis function is useful when you need to position a waypoint exactly on the and if you are using the cursor to measure a distance between 2 elements on Zeus3 Operator StructureScan action and boat wakes can cause onscreen clutter near the surface The TVG TimeVariable Gainthe surfaceNote For optimal image return and clarity in most conditions the default value is set to3 the maximum range is 03Flipping the Structure image leftrightIf required the leftright SideScanning images can be flipped to match the direction of thetransducer LinesRange lines can be added to the image to make it easier to estimate depth StructureScan dataYou can record StructureScan data and save the file internally in the Zeus206 unit or ontomemory card as described in Start Recording echosounder data on page Zeus3 Operator data starts to appear on the chart screen as soon as Structure overlay isLive data is defaultSaved filesWhen Saved files are selected the StructureMap file is overlaid on the map based on in the fileIf the chart scale is large the StructureMap area is indicated with a boundary box until thescale is large enough to show Structure detailsSaved mode is used to review and examine StructureMap files and to position the vessel onspecific points of interest on a previous scanned areaNote When saved files are used as the source all StructureMap files found on thememory card and in the system200s internal memory are displayed If there is more thanone StructureMap of the same area the images overlap and clutter the chart If severallogs of the same area are required the maps should be put on separate memory tips204To get a picture of taller structures a wreck etcboat so the structure is on the left or right side of your vessel204Do not use Autorange when using StructureScan Set your structure range to asignificantly greater level twotothree timesscan and to maximize conversion accuracy204Do not overlap history trails when conducting a sidebyside scan of an areaRecording StructureScan data can be recorded from a chart panel with Structure overlay recordings can also be started from a StructureScan panelWhen StructureScan data is being recorded there is a flashing red symbol and a messageappears periodically at the bottom of the screenNote The message includes information about file size Keep the size of your logs to100MB or less to allow for faster file conversionThe recording is stopped by reselecting the record StructureScan data to StructureMap formatA StructureScan log file sl2smf the recording dialog or from the files browserYou can create standard or high resolution files High resolution smf files capture more detailbut take longer to convert and are larger than standard resolution filesTo save disc space it is recommended to remove the StructureScan StructureMap with mapping allows you to maintain full chart capability and can be used with as well as Navionics Insight and other thirdparty charting cards compatiblewith the systemWhen using StructureMap with mapping cards copy the StructureMap smf unit200s internal memory We recommend keeping copies of StructureMap files on cardsStructure optionsYou adjust the StructureMap settings from the Structure options menu The menu isavailable when Structure overlay is enabledNot all options are available when saved StructureMap files are used as the options are the search Zeus3 Operator the opaqueness of the Structure overlay With minimum transparency settings the chartdetails are almost hidden by the StructureMap Structure the brightness ratio between light and dark areas of the screenWater the water column in Live modeIf turned OFF schools of bait fish might not be seen on the SideScan imageIf turned ON the accuracy of the SideScan image on the map might be affected by the the transducer frequency used by the unit 800 kHz offers the best resolution while 455kHz has greater depth and range coverageNoise interference from bilge pumps engine vibration and air bubbles can clutter the sonarscreen The noise rejection option filters the signal interference and reduces live historyClears existing live history data from the screen and begins showing only the most dataRecords StructureScan StructureMap Zeus3 Operator sonar is a navigational aid that helps you monitor the underwater environmentin front of your vessel while carrying out slow speed maneuversTo use the ForwardScan feature you must have a ForwardScan transducer mounted on yourvessel For installation instructions refer to the ForwardScan transducer installation manualThe ForwardScan transducer can be connected to a SonarHub and shared over the You can also connect the ForwardScan transducer to the Sonar2 port on your Zeus206unit leaving the Sonar1 port available for a CHIRP transducerNote When a ForwardScan transducer connected to the Zeus206 is in use to Sonar1 port will be paused Warning Do not rely on this equipment as your principle source ofnavigation or hazard detection Warning Do not use this equipment to gauge depth or other conditionsfor swimming or divingThe ForwardScan location shown as the origin on the page2Depth range scale and vessel range scale4Point history16 100ForwardScan Zeus3 Operator ManualSetting up the ForwardScan depth range Depth range is set to auto mode by defaultForward rangeControls the forward looking search range Maximum Forward range is 91 meters 300 feetNoise out signal interference and reduces onscreen ForwardScan sonar forwardlooking Echosounder view display palettes are available for a variety of water ratioControls how much Echosounder history is shown behind the boat The higher the ratio themore history will be shownPoint dataBy default ForwardScan only shows the bottom Select the Point data menu option tospecify to view no sonar data points all sonar data points or only points Objectswater columnShow zonesDisplays warning zones forwardrange and Critical depth on page 102Depth linesDisplays lines on the screen that make it easier to quickly estimate depth and the extensionYou can use the heading extension to monitor ForwardScan on the chart panel colors are based on the ForwardScan alarm Zeus3 Operator extension1Red Warning3Green SafeSelect ForwardScan in the Chart Settings dialog to view the ForwardScan heading extensionon the chart setupSpecify the setup in the ForwardScan installation dialog Critical forward range and Critical depthCritical Forward Range and Critical Depth are userselected thresholds that define a criticalzone forward of your vesselIf you travel into water shallow enough to cross into the critical zone the Critical Zone alarmis activated You can display the critical warning zones by activating the Show zones Zeus3 Operator image with Show zones zone2Warning zoneWarning Forward Range and Warning Depth values are based on the selected Range and Critical Depth valuesNote To receive Critical Zone alerts enable ForwardScan alarm in the Alarm settingsdialog For more information about enabling alarms refer to angleWe recommend installing the transducer vertical to the waterline In cases where that is notpossible the Transducer Angle setting helps offset the difference between the and the waterlineThe angle can be adjusted from 0 vertical Warning Adjustments to the transducer angle value should be done withcaution Large variations in the transducer angle value can distort depthdata increasing the risk of striking underwater offsetThis is a value that can be entered on the Echo Installation page to make depth readingsrelate to any point from the water surface to the deepest point of the vessel Below are ways in which the offset can be enteredBefore setting the offset measure the distance from the transducer to the lowest point of theboat in the water or from the transducer to the water surfaceAshould be set as a negative value For example 20Bthe offset is set to be set as a positive value For Zeus3 Operator figZWX wireless connectivity gives you the ability to204Use a wireless device to remotely view smartphone and tablettablet only204Access the GoFree Shop204Upload your Echosounder logs to create custom maps at Insight software to third party Maps charts software updates and other data files can be large Your dataprovider may charge you based on the amount of data you transfer If you are unsurecontact the service provider for informationThe unit includes Builtin wireless functionality for connecting to the internet and such as smartphones and tabletsInitial configuration and setup of the builtin wireless functionality is described in yoursystem205s Installation ManualConnect and disconnect from a wireless hotspotTo connect to a wireless hotspot select the Wireless option in the System Controls dialogand then select Not Connected This opens the Wireless Devices dialog Use this dialog toselect the desired hotspot enter the login information and then select Connect Connectingto a wireless hotspot changes the wireless mode to Client mode In this mode you canaccess the GoFree ShopTo disconnect from a wireless hotspot select the Wireless option in the System Controlsdialog then select Connected hotspotname and then Disconnect This changes the wirelessmode to Access point mode In this mode you can connect a wireless device so that Appssuch as GoFree Link can access the vessel205s navigation ShopThe wireless must be connected to an external wireless hotspot in order to access theGoFree ShopAt the GoFree Shop you can browse purchase and download compatible content for yoursystem including navigation charts and Insight Genesis Maps When you log on the gives you a notification if a new software version is available for your system Ifan update is available you can download it to a card slot or defer the download until later Ifyou defer the download until later the notification is available in the About dialog accessiblefrom the System SettingsGoFree Link The wireless functionality lets you use a wireless device to remotely view smartphone onlywireless device by the GoFree Link Apps downloaded from their relevant Application storeWhen remote control is accepted the active page is mirrored to the wireless deviceNote To use smartphones and tablets to view and control the system must be disconnected from the wireless hotspot in Access point modeNote For safety reasons Autopilot and CZone functions cannot be controlled from awireless a tabletInstall the GoFree App on the tablet before following this procedure17 104Wireless connection Zeus3 Operator Manual1Set the internal wireless to Access Point mode To do this select the Wireless devicespage in the Wireless settings dialog and then select the Internal wireless Next select theMode option and then select Internal Access Point2Select a device on the Wireless devices page to view its network key3Navigate to the wireless network connection page on the tablet and find the unit orGoFree wireless xxxx network If more than one is in range review the Wireless devicespage on the unit to confirm which wireless device is connected to the unit4Enter the Network Key in the tablet to connect to the network5Open the GoFree application the unit should be automatically detected The namedisplayed will be either the default or that assigned in the Device Name setting If the unitdoes not appear follow the on screen instructions to manually find the device6Select the graphic icon of the unit The unit displays a prompt similar to the Yes for onetime connection or Always if device is to be remembered for This setting can be changed later if requiredNote The internal wireless module only supports GoFree connection to itself Otherunits connected on the network are not a the GoFree App on the smartphone before following this procedure1Set the internal wireless to Access Point mode To do this select the Wireless devicespage in the Wireless settings dialog and then select the unit205s Internal Wireless Nextselect the Mode option and then select Internal Access Point2Select a device on the Wireless devices page to view its Network Key3Navigate to the wireless network connection page on the smartphone and find the unitor GoFree wireless xxxx network If more than one is in range review the Wireless devicespage from the unit205s Wireless settings dialog to confirm which wireless device isconnected to the unit4Enter the Network Key in the smartphone to connect to the network5Open the GoFree application on the smartphone the unit should be The name displayed will be either the default or that assigned in the DeviceName setting If the unit does not appear follow the on screen instructions to manuallyfind the deviceThe MFD205s display is shown on the smartphone To change the MFD205s display on thesmartphone use the MFD to change the display on the MFD The display change on theMFD is reflected on the log files to Insight GenesisTo upload a recorded Echosounder log file to Insight Genesis select the file you want toupload from the Files panel and select the upload to Insight Genesis optionNote You must be connected to a wireless hotspot to upload recorded log files toInsight GenesisNote Recorded log files can also be uploaded to Insight Genesis if you have to Insight Genesis in the Record Echo dialog For more information refer toStart Recording log data on page 88Wireless connection Zeus3 Operator configuration and setup options for the wireless more information refer to the Zeus206 Installation ManualConnect to a wireless the Wireless device dialog that you can use to connect the wireless functionality to awireless hotspotRemote a wireless device smart phone or list Selecting Always allow means the device can automatically connect withoutneeding a password each time This menu also allows you to disconnect devices that nolonger require accessWireless devicesThis dialog shows the internal wireless and any connected WIFI1 devices as well as their IPand channel number Selecting the internal wireless or a WIFI1 device provides view and change internal wireless detail values Network Name Point Internal Wifinetwork hotspotClient Mode Use theMode option to change modesClient information about the wireless hotspot your unit is connected to or the last oneyour unit was connected to You can select the hotspot in the dialog to set it as a hotspotyou want to always connect to when in range or you can select to delete the Iperf and DHCP Probe tools that help in faultfinding and setting up the Iperf and DHCP Probe are tools provided for diagnostic purposes by users familiarwith network terminology and configuration Navico is not the original developer ofthese tools and does not provide support related to their use106Wireless connection Zeus3 Operator ManualAIS If a compatible AIS Automatic Identification Systemany targets detected by these devices can be displayed and tracked You can also seemessages and position for DSC transmitting devices within rangeAIS targets can be displayed as overlay on radar and chart images making this feature animportant tool for safe travelling and collision avoidanceYou can set alarms to notify you if an AIS target gets too close or if the target is lost AIS vessels on a chart panelAIS vessels on a radar panelAIS target symbolsThe system uses the AIS target symbols shown belowSleeping AIS target not moving or at anchorMoving and safe AIS target with course extension lineDangerous AIS target illustrated with bold lineA target is defined as dangerous based on the CPA and TCPA settings Referto Defining dangerous vessels on page 111Lost AIS targetWhen no signals have been received within a time limit a target is definedas lostThe target symbol represents the last valid position of the target before thereception of data was lostSelected AIS target activated by selecting a target symbolThe target returns to the default target symbol when the cursor is removedfrom the symbolAIS SART AIS Search And Rescue information about AIS for AIS itemsYou can search for AIS targets by using the Find option in the Tools panelFrom a chart panel you can search for AIS targets by using the Find option in the menu Ifthe cursor is active the system searches for vessels around the cursor position Without anactive cursor the system searches for vessels around your vessel205s position18 AIS Zeus3 Operator information about single AIS targetsWhen you select an AIS icon on the chart or radar panel the symbol changes to Selectedtarget symbol and the vessel205s name is displayedYou can display detailed information for a target by selecting the AIS popup or from themenu when the target is selectedAIS information on radar panelsThe radar data bar includes information on up to 3 AIS targetsThe targets are listed with the closest target on top and are color coded to indicate an AIS vessel If the system includes a VHF radio supporting DSC Digital Select Calling2000 you can initiate a DSC call to other vessels from the Zeus206The call option is available in the AIS Vessel Details dialog and in the Vessel status from the Tools panelFrom the Call dialog you can change channel or cancel the call The Call dialog is closedwhen the connection is establishedAIS SARTWhen an AIS SART Search and Rescue beaconand identification data This data is received by your AIS deviceIf your AIS receiver is not compliant with AIS SART it interprets the received AIS SART data asa signal from a standard AIS transmitter An icon is positioned on the chart but this icon is anAIS vessel iconIf your AIS receiver is compliant with AIS SART the following takes place when AIS SART datais received108AIS Zeus3 Operator 17 UQ88SM rvxiiJEThe display switches to a zoomed chart panel centered on the AIS SART positionThe system creates an active route to the AIS SART vesselControls whether an alarm will be activated when a vessel comes closer than the distance forCPA within the time limit for TCPA Refer to Defining dangerous vessels on page 111AIS vessel lostSets the range for lost vessels If a vessel is lost within the set range an alarm occursNote The check box controls whether the alarm popup box is displayed and if the sirengoes on The CPA and TCPA define when a vessel is dangerous regardless of the enabledor disabled stateVessel whether an alarm will be activated when a message is received from an AIS targetVessel settingsYour vessel201s MMSI numberYou need to have your own MMSI Maritime Mobile Service Identitysystem to receive addressed messages from AIS and DSC vesselsIt is also important to have the MMSI number entered to avoid seeing your own vessel as anAIS target on the chartNote The Vessel message option in the alarm settings must be toggled on for any MMSImessage to be displayedIcon filtersBy default all targets are shown on the panel if an AIS device is connected to the systemYou can select not to show any targets or to filter the icons based on security and vessel speed110AIS Zeus3 Operator linesThe length of the extension lines for your vessel and for other vessels can be set by the user204A Heading204B Course Over Ground COGThe length of the extension lines is either set as a fixed distance or to indicate the distancethe vessel will move in the selected time period If no options are turned on for This vesselthen no extension lines are shown for your vesselYour own vessel heading information is read from the active heading sensor and COGinformation is received from the active GPSFor other vessels COG data is included in the message received from the AIS systemDefining dangerous vesselsYou can define an invisible guard zone around your vessel When a target comes within theset limits the symbol changes to the Dangerous target symbol An alarm is triggered ifactivated in the Alarm settings panelSpeed and course indicationThe extension line can be used to indicate speed and course for targets either as absolutetrueA different line style is used on the extension lines to indicate motion as shown belowAIS vessels shown with Absolute motionAIS vessels shown with Relative motionAIS icon the orientation of the AIS icon either based on heading or COG informationAIS Zeus3 Operator panelsThe Instruments panels consist of multiple gauges analog digital and bar that can becustomized to display selected data The Instruments panel displays data on dashboards andyou can define up to ten dashboards within the Instruments panelNote To include fuelengine information engine and tank information has to beconfigured from the Settings set of dashboard styles are predefined to display vessel navigation and angler informationYou switch between the panel200s dashboards by selecting the left and right arrow buttons onthe panel You can also select the dashboard from the menuVessel dashboardNote Additional dashboards can be activated from the menu if other systems the Instruments panelYou can customize the Instruments panel by changing the data for each of the gauges in thedashboard by changing the dashboard layout and by adding new dashboards You can alsoset limits for analog gaugesAll edit options are available from the Instruments panel menuAvailable editing options depend on which data sources are connected to your systemEdit a the dashboard you want to edit then either press and hold on the gauge you wantto change and select the information to be displayed or do the the menu2Select the edit option3Select the gauge you want to change Selected gauge is indicated with a information to be displayed configure limits and eventually change the source forthe your changes by selecting the save option in the menu19 112Instrument panels Zeus3 Operator ManualAudioIf a SonicHub server a FUSION marine entertainment system or NMEA 2000 audio system isconnected to the NMEA 2000 network you can use the Zeus206 to control and customize theaudio system on your vesselWhen connected to a WM3 Satellite module with an active subscription you can products on your system You can also connect a SiriusXM radio to a FUSIONsystem Sirius audio and weather service covers inland US waters and coastal areas into theAtlantic and Pacific oceans Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea The SiriusXM vary depending on your selected subscription package For more information referto you can start using your audio equipment it must be installed according to the manual and to the documentation included with the audio deviceEnabling audioA compatible audio device connected to the NMEA 2000 network should automatically beidentified by the system If not enable the feature from the Advanced Settings dialogSonicHub 2 A SonicHub 2 connected to the NMEA 2000 network is 2 Device Information Open the Network Settings dialog and select the SonicHub 2 device in the Device list Thisopens the SonicHub 2 Device Information to configure the the device software20 Audio Zeus3 Operator Manual113Note A USB memory stick with the software upgrade must be plugged into the devicePeriodic software updates may be available from the product website for how to install the software are included with the upgrade filesFactory ResetResets the device to factory 2 is Bluetooth enabledThe SonicHub 2 is a Bluetooth enabled device You can use the SonicHub 2205s wireless to connect it to Bluetooth enabled audio devicesTo pair the SonicHub 2 to a Bluetooth enabled device select the Bluetooth devices icon inthe Controls menu Choose the Bluetooth device you want to pair to from the list ofavailable devices and then select PairThe SonicHub 2 connects to the paired and disconnecting paired devicesThe SonicHub 2 automatically connects to a device when you pair them You can pair it toseveral devices but only one device can be connected at a timeYou can manually disconnect and connect the SonicHub 2 to paired devicesTo disconnect a paired device select the paired device in the device list and then connect to a paired device select the paired device in the device list and then SonicHub 2 supports streaming music from Pandora from an Android device USB and BluetoothNote You must be in a valid location to use Pandora Refer to the Pandora website formore informationUse menu controls to run Pandora on the smart device114Audio Zeus3 Operator ManualNASelect to startNASelect to pause playbackAudio to toggleonoff repeatfunction The icon iscolored when thefunction is to toggleonoff shuffle modeThe icon is coloredwhen the function isactiveSelect to display menus used for setting up zones and to display thefavorite stations forthe tunerSelect to display thefavorite channels forthe VHFSelect to display thenative menu foractive sourceSelect to display optional settings for active sourceSetting up the audio systemThe zonesThe Zeus206 can be set up to control different audio zones The number of zones depends onthe audio server connected to your systemYou can adjust balance volume and volume limit settings individually for each to the bass and tremble settings will alter all zonesMaster volume controlBy default the volume for all speaker zones are adjusted when you adjust the volume Youcan define which zones will be altered when you the tuner regionBefore playing FM or AM radio and using a VHF radio you must select the appropriate regionfor your Sirius from the AUX sourceIf a Sirius radio is connected to the FUSION radioserver the AUX source is to the Sirius feed Sirius then appears in the source list when the FUSION server isactiveTo use the AUX source for a different device the Sirius must be detached from the AUXsourceNote To use SiriusXM an optional SiriusXM tuner must be connected to the the audio system1Select the Audio tile in the Instrument bar to activate the Audio overlay2Select the options icon and then select the audio server116Audio Zeus3 Operator Manual3Select the source icon and then select the audio sourceNumber of sources depends on the active audio server4Use the panel buttons to control your audio systemFor an overview of audio control buttons and tools refer to Audio control buttons on page 115Also see Audio Tools on page 116For available options refer to the documentation following your audio channelsWhen a tuner or VHF channel is tuned in you can add the channel to your favorite list Thefavorite channels can be viewed selected and deleted from within the Favorite listYou page through favorite channels by using the updown audio panel buttonsSirius radio North America onlyChannels listThe channels list displays all available Sirius channels whether or not you have a the listYou can create a list of your favorite Sirius channels from within the channels list You cannotadd unsubscribed channelsYou can lock selected Sirius channels from being broadcasted A 4digitcode must beentered to lock channels and the same code entered to unlock the channelsAudio Zeus3 Operator system includes weather functionality that allows the user to view forecast data overlaidon the chart This helps gaining a clear understanding of the weather conditions that arelikely to appearThe system supports weather data in GRIB format available for download from variousweather service suppliersThe system also supports weather data from SIRIUS Marine Weather Service This service isavailable only in North AmericaWind barbsThe rotation of the wind barbs indicate the relative wind direction with the tail showing thedirection the wind is coming from In the graphics below the wind comes from speed is indicated by a combination of small and large barbs at the end of the windtailZero knots Indeterminate wind directionSmall barb 5 knotsLarge barb 10 knotsArrow barb 50 knotsIf a combination of 5 and 10 knot barbs are shown on a tail then add them together to giveyou the total wind speed The example below shows 3 x large barb 1 x small barb 35knots and 60 knots indicated with 1 x arrow barb 1 x large barbWind speed 35 knotsWind speed 60 knotsShowing weather detailsIf popup is enabled you can select a weather icon to display the identity of the observationIf you select the popup detailed information about the observation is displayed You canalso display the detailed information from the menu when the weather icon is selectedGRIB weatherA GRIB file contains forecast information for a set number of days It is possible to animate theweather data which shows how weather systems are GRIB dataGRIB data imported into memory can be displayed as chart overlay Refer to Displaying GRIBweather as overlay on page 119 The file can be imported from any location that can be seen inthe file managerNote GRIB data that is imported overwrites the GRIB data in memoryYou can import the weather file using the File manager from the Tools panel or the Forecastmenu option on the Chart panel204When you select a GRIB file with the File manager the import option is available Use it toimport a GRIB file into memorySelect the GRIB file to import the data21 118Weather Zeus3 Operator the Forecast menu option on the Chart panel displays the GRIB weather dialogUse the import file option in this dialog to open the File manager and import a GRIB fileinto memoryUsing this dialog you can also select an available GRIB file Selecting an available GRIB file isthe same as importing the file into memory Available GRIB files are files downloaded froma weather service supplier to the Gribs directory in the Files GRIB weather as GRIB weather data can be displayed as an overlay on your chart panelWhen the GRIB weather overlay is selected the chart menu increases to show GRIB weatheroptions From this menu you can select which weather symbols you want to display set thedistance between the barbs and adjust the opaqueness of the weather symbolsFrom this menu you can also animate the weather forecast Refer to Animating GRIB on page 120The Forecast menu option displays the GRIB file currently in memory and overlaid on thechart Select the Forecast menu option to import a new GRIB file into memory Importing anew file overwrites the GRIB data in memory1Wind barbs2Pressure contours3GRIB information windowGRIB information windowThe GRIB information window shows the date and time for the GRIB weather forecast andthe selected forecast time in brackets A negative value in the brackets indicates dataWeather Zeus3 Operator Manual119If you select a position on the chart the information window expands to include weatherdetails for the selected GRIB weather forecastThe GRIB data contains forecast information for a set number of days It is possible to animatethe weather data and to show the predicted forecast for a specific time and date The timescales vary depending on the file you are usingThe time shift is shown in brackets in the GRIB information window The time is relative to thecurrent time as provided by a GPS device connected to the systemSelect time and animation speed from the weather and routingFor information about PredictWind weather and PredictWind routing refer to PredictWind onpage 56SiriusXM weatherWhen connected to a Navico Weather module you can subscribe and include Sirius audioand Sirius Marine Weather Service on your system North America onlyDepending on your selected subscription package Sirius audio and weather service covers avariety of North American inland waters and coastal areas For more information refer status panelWhen the weather module is connected to the system you get access to the Sirius statuspanelThe status panel shows signal strength is indicated as 13 weather moduleSirius weather displaySirius weather can be displayed as an overlay on your chart panelWhen weather overlay is selected the chart menu increases to show the available Zeus3 Operator color shading2City forecast icon3Wind barb4Storm icon5SST color bar6SST color shadingUse the Sirius weather option menu to select which weather symbology that should bedisplayed and how they should appear on the chart panelSirius view of color are used to show precipitation type and intensity The darkest color indicatesthe highest light green light Surface Temperature SSTYou can show the sea surface temperature as color shading or as textWhen color coding is selected the SST color bar is shown on the left side of the displayYou define how the color codes are used to identify sea surface temperature See Adjustingcolor codes on page 123Wave are used to indicate forecasted wave height The highest waves are dark red while thelowest are blueYou can define how the color codes are used to identify the wave height Refer to Adjustingcolor codes on page 123Surface featuresTurns surface features onoff Surface features include fronts isobars and pressure pointsSurface features cannot be shown at the same time as WindCloud topsTurn Cloud tops onoff Cloud tops indicate the height of the top of the clouds The colorpalette used is grey with darker greys indicating lower clouds Cloud tops cannot be shownat the same time as Precipitation or Echo TopsWeather Zeus3 Operator Manual121Note This feature is only available for certain SiriusXM topsTurns Echo tops onoff Echo tops indicate the tops of storms The color palette used is thesame as for Precipitation Echo tops cannot be shown at the same time as Precipitation orCloud TopsNote This feature is only available for certain SiriusXM iconsSeveral weather icons are available to show current or predicted weather conditions You canselect an icon to display detailed weather observation Tropical storm tracking past greyredyellow Hurricane category Tropical tracking past greyredfuture yellow Storm Watch box location and warningMarine zone locationLocal weatherSelect the Local weather menu option to display the Local weather dialog This dialog showsweather forecast and alerts for the areaSelect a timeslot tab to see the forecast for itMarine zonesDepending on your selected subscription SiriusXM services includes access to weatherreports for US and Canadian Marine Zones with the exception of the high seas zonesYou can select a marine zone on a chart and view its forecast You can also select a marinezone as your current zone of interest and you will be notified of any weather warnings in Zeus3 Operator Manual676759 statementsYou can read tropical statements including information about tropical weather statements are available for the entire Atlantic and the Eastern color codesYou can define the sea surface temperature range and wave height color codingThe temperature above warm and below cool values is displayed as progressively darker redand darker blueWaves higher than the maximum value are indicated with progressively darker red Waveslower than the minimum value are not color codedAnimating Sirius weather graphicsThe Zeus206 records the weather information you have turned on and this information can beused to animate past or future weather conditions The amount of information available inthe system depends on the amount of weather activity the more complex it is the less timethat is available for animationYou can animate the past or the future depending on which weather view you have precipitation overlay you can animate for the past and only assume in the immediate future204With colored wave height overlay you can animate the future the activated the time for the current graphic animation is displayed in the lower leftcorner of the chart panelWeather alarmsYou can setup lightning or storm alarms to occur when the conditions are within a certainrange of your vesselYou can also set up an alarm as a severe weather forecast alarm issued for your chosenmarine zoneA watchbox is defined by the National Weather Service When the alarm for watchbox isturned on an alarm occurs when your vessel is entering or inside a Zeus3 Operator VideoThe video function allows you to view videos or camera sources on your systemNote The video images are not shared from the Ethernet network You can only viewthe video on the unit connected to the video sourceIf a FLIR Mseries camera is available on the Ethernet network you can display the video andcontrol the camera from the systemFor information about how to connect the camera see the separate Zeus206 Video panelA video panel can be set up as a single panel or as one of the panels on a multiple panelpageThe video image is proportionally scaled to fit into the video panel Areas not covered by theimage are colored blackSetting up the video panelVideo sourceZeus206 supports two video input channels You can select to view one channel only or tocycle the image between available video camerasThe cycle period can be set from 5 to 120 secondsVideo supports NTSC and PAL video Check the local video standard or the standard of the video imageYou can optimize the video display by adjusting the video image settings The settings areadjusted individually for each video source Default for all settings 50FLIR camera controlWhen the connection is established to a FLIR camera the menu changes to include access toFLIR camera controlsNote You can take over camera control from any Zeus206 connected to the connection with the FLIR video cameraWhen a video panel is active the Zeus206 automatically recognizes a FLIR camera if it isavailable on the networkNote When there is a DHCP server present on the Ethernet network the FLIR cameraneeds to be configured and set to have a Static IP Address before the connection can beestablished For instructions on how to configure your specific FLIR camera model referto FLIR Only one FLIR camera can be connected to the Ethernet networkWhen you activate a video panel the system starts searching the network for a FLIR camera22 124Video Zeus3 Operator Manual JIK JMJ CBC ljlljl JMJ CBC ljlljl ljlljl connections are indicated by a panel key Select this key to reestablish the connectionWhen the connection is established the menu changes to include access to FLIR You can take over camera control from any Zeus206 unit connected to the and tilting the FLIR cameraWhen the connection to the FLIR camera is established pan and tilt panel buttons appear onthe video panel The left and right arrow buttons control the camera200s pan The up and downarrow buttons tilt the cameraSelect one of the arrow buttons on the panel to control the camera The camera continues tomove for as long as you press the buttonZooming the FLIR video imageYou zoom the video image by using the zoom panel buttonsThere are two zoom options available depending upon your selected FLIR camera zoomOnly available when the camera is in Infrared mode In this mode the zoom is representedin levels 0 2 and 4 times zoomthe zoom zoomAvailable in daylight mode In this mode the camera continues to zoom for as long as youpress a zoom panel buttonThe FLIR camera source optionsThe FLIR camera includes both daylight and infrared video sourcesWhen the infrared source is selected the following options are color schemeCycles through FLIR200s video output color scheme Each of these schemes maps a differentcolor to a different the color scheme For example instead of White Hot and Black Cold itbecomes Black Hot and White ColdThe FLIR camera201s home positionYou can set the current pan and tilt position as the camera200s home positionYou can later quickly return to this camera positionVideo Zeus3 Operator systemThe system continuously checks for dangerous situations and system faults while the systemis running When an alarm situation occurs an alarm message pops up on the screenAn alarm icon is displayed in the status bar and the status bar pulses the color of the alarmIf you have enabled the siren the alarm message is followed by an audible alarm and theswitch for external alarm becomes activeThe alarm is recorded in the alarm listing so that you can see the details and take theappropriate corrective actionType of messagesThe messages are classified according to how the reported situation affects your vessel Thefollowing color codes are warningSingle alarmsA single alarm is displayed with the name of the alarm as the title and with details for alarmsIf more than one alarm is activated simultaneously then the alarm message displays a list ofup to 3 alarms The alarms are listed in the order they occur with the alarm activated first atthe top The remaining alarms are available in the Alarms a messageThe following options are available in the alarm dialog for acknowledging a the alarm state to acknowledged meaning that you are aware of the alarm conditionThe siren buzzer stops and the alarm dialog is removedHowever the alarm remains active in the alarm listing until the reason for the alarm hasbeen the current alarm setting The alarm does not show again unless you turn it backon in the Alarms dialogThere is no timeout on the alarm message or siren They remain until you acknowledge thealarm or until the reason for the alarm is removedAlarms dialogAll alarms are setup in the Alarms Settings dialog 23 126Alarms Zeus3 Operator alarm dialogs can also be activated from the Tools panel The alarm dialogs about active alarms and alarm historyAlarms Zeus3 Operator default the Tools panel includes icons used for accessing options and tools that are notspecific to any panelWhen external equipment is integrated to the unit new icons might be added to the Toolspanel These icons are used for accessing the external equipment205s of waypoints routes and tracks with detailsSelect the waypoint route or track you wish to edit or tide information for the tide station nearest to your vesselSelect the arrow panel buttons to change the date or select the date field to access thecalendar tide stations can be selected from the alarmsList of active alarmsAlarm historyList of all alarms with time stampAlarm settingsList of all available alarm options in the system with current access to application and system listingList of all AIS MARPA and DSC vessels with available listingList of all messages received from other AIS vessels with time stampSun MoonDisplays sunrise sunset moonrise and moonset for a position based on entered date and calculatorTrip 1 Trip 2Displays voyage and engine information with reset option for all data voyage and engine information for current date All data fields are when the date management system used to browse the contents of the unit205s internal memory andinserted SD card24 128Tools Zeus3 Operator ManualViewing filesSelect a file in the Files panel and then the view file option in the Details dialogCopying files to a card in the card readerYou can copy screen captures and logs to a card in the card reader You can also exportSystem Settings Waypoints Routes and Tracks to a card Exporting files is covered in thesection Maintenance on page 132FindSearch function for chart items waypoints routes tracks etcGoFree ShopNote The builtin wireless functionality must be connected to an external in order to access the GoFree Shop Refer to Connect and disconnect from a on page 104Opens the GoFree Shop web site At the GoFree Shop you can browse purchase anddownload compatible charts for your system You can also upload your Echosounder logs tobe shared on Social Map charts When you log on the system automatically gives you anotification if a new software version is available for your system If an update is available youcan download it to a card slot or defer the download until laterTools Zeus3 Operator simulation feature lets you see how the unit works in a stationary position and withoutbeing connected to sensors or other devicesThe status bar indicates if the simulator is toggled onDemo modeIn this mode the unit automatically runs through the main features of the product it changespages automatically adjusts settings opens menus etcIf you tap on a touchscreen or press a key when demo mode is running the After a timeout period demo mode resumes and any changed settings are restoredto defaultNote Demo mode is designed for retailshowroom source filesYou can select which data files are used by the simulator A set of source files is included inyour system and you can import files by using a card inserted into the card reader You canalso use your own recorded log data files in the simulator settingsThe Advanced simulator settings allows for manually controlling the simulator25 130Simulator Zeus3 Operator ManualGPS sourceSelects where the GPS data is generated fromSpeed Course and RouteUsed for manually entering values when GPS source is set to Simulated course or Simulatedroute Otherwise GPS data including speed and course come from the selected source fileSet start positionMoves your vessel to the current cursor positionNote This option is only available when the GPS source is set to Simulated dialog for selecting sail specific simulator dataSimulator Zeus3 Operator maintenanceThe unit does not contain any field serviceable components Therefore the operator isrequired to perform only a very limited amount of preventative maintenanceIt is recommended that you always fit the supplied protective sun cover when the unit is notin useCleaning the display unitA proper cleaning cloth should be used to clean the screen where possible Use plenty ofwater to dissolve and take away salt remains Crystalized salt may scratch the coating if usinga damp cloth Apply minimal pressure to the screenWhere marks on the screen cannot be removed by the cloth alone use a 5050 mixture ofwarm water and isopropyl alcohol to clean the screen Avoid any contact with mineral turpentine etcdamage the antiglare layer or plastic bezelTo prevent UV damage to the plastic bezel it is recommended that the sun cover be fittedwhen the unit is not in use for an extended periodCleaning the media port doorClean the media port door regularly to avoid salt on the surface causing waterto leak into the card slotChecking the keysMake sure that no keys are stuck in the down position If one is stuck wiggle the key to free itback to normalChecking the connectorsThe connectors should be checked by visual inspection onlyPush the connector plugs into the connector If the connector plugs are equipped with alock ensure that it is in the correct positionNMEA Data loggingAll serial output sentences sent over the NMEA TCP connection are logged to an internal fileYou can export and review this file for service and fault finding purposesThe maximum file size is predefined If you have added several other files to the system filerecordings music pictures PDF filesThe system logs as much data as possible within the file size limitation and then it the oldest data26 132Maintenance Zeus3 Operator the log fileThe log file can be exported from the files dialogWhen you select the Log database you are prompted to select a destination folder andfilename Once accepted the log file is written to the chosen locationRSD sentence outputThe output of RSD NMEA 0183 message can be enabled default offposition information to an external device The cursor position information may be used bydevices such as thermal cameras with pantilt ability and external radar displaysNote The sentence format dictated by NMEA dual radar systems and therefore does not transmit to distinguish between sources When two radar PPIs are shown on thescreen at the same time only the first left handRSD isshown on the radar PPI to indicate this feature is upgradesThe latest software is available for download from our website wwwbandgcom Before initiating an update to the unit itself be sure to back up any potentially valuable userdata Refer to Backing up your system data on page 134The system or the Network analyzer and service assistant can advise software updates areavailable Network analyzer and service assistantThe system has a builtin service assistant that creates a report of the devices installed on theNMEA 2000 and Ethernet network such as the software versions serial numbers andinformation from the settings file to assist in technical support enquiriesTo use the analyzer open the About page of the System settings dialog and select SupportTwo options are reportAnalyzes your network and prompts you for information required for support and creates thereport with information automatically gathered from the network You can add screenshotsand log files that will be attached to the report There is a 20MB limit for the You can save the report to a memory card and email it to support or upload itdirectly if you have an internet connection If you call technical support first you can enter anincident number to assist with trackingCheck system for your network and checks if updates are available for compatible devicesNote Connect your unit to the internet to check for the latest available The software versions will be up to date as of the last time you updated yourunit or connected to the internetUpdate softwareNote Remove any mapping cards from your unit and install a memory card withsufficient storage before downloading software updates or creating and saving reportsto the memory cardNote Do not turn off the MFD or device until the update is completed or you areprompted to restart the unit or device being updated1If your MFD is connected to the Internet you can download the software update from theUpdates Dialog into a memory card You can also download the software update to a memory card inserted in a smart device or PC connected to the card containing the software updates in your MFDMaintenance Zeus3 Operator the item to be updated in the Updates Dialog and follow the promptsAs you respond to the prompts the update occurs Prompts may request that you restart thedevice to complete the update You can restart devices to complete the update later at amore convenient timeBacking up your system dataWaypoints Routes and Tracks that you create are filed in your system It is recommended toregularly copy these files and your system settings files as part of your backup routine Thefiles can be copied to a card inserted in the card readerThere are no export file format options for the system settings file The following outputformats are available for exporting Waypoints Routes and Tracks files204User Data File version 5This is used to import and export waypoints and routes with a standardized identifier as the time and date when a route was created204User Data File version 4This is best used when transferring data from one system to another since it contains allthe extra bits of information these systems store about items204User Data file version 3 wdepthShould be used when transferring user data from one system to a legacy LMS LCX204User data file version 2 no depthCan be used when transferring user data from one system to a legacy product LowranceLMS LCX204GPX GPS Exchange no depthThis is the format most used on the web that shares among most GPS systems in theworld Use this format if you are taking data to a competitor205s no TracksUsed to transfer data to a legacy Northstar deviceExport all Waypoints Routes and TracksUse the export option if you want to backup all Waypoints Routes Tracks and Trips on regionThe export region option allows you to select the area from where you want to export data1Select Export region2Drag the boundary box to define the desired Zeus3 Operator Manual3Select the export option from the menu4Select the appropriate file format5Select the serial port field to start the exportPurging Waypoints Routes and TracksDeleted Waypoints Routes and Tracks are stored in the display unit205s memory until the datais purged This is necessary to allow user data to be synchronized across multiple units on anEthernet network If you have numerous deleted unpurged Waypoints purging mayimprove the performance of your systemNote When user data is purged from the memory it cannot be Zeus3 Operator panel a filters110Icon on radar for AIS items107Target information about targets107AIS SART108Alarm settings alarm126Type of pages13Arrival alarm45Arrival volume tuner up the systems70AUTO tile in Instrument bar64Chart compass71Depth contour in Status on pages63Locking remote up mode65Standby to manual in AUTO mode65Tacking in WIND mode68Turn pattern arrival circle67WIND up your system data134Bottom lock90CMAP chart files charts26CMAP chart options27Chart compass71Chart data23Chart panel23Chart scale24Course up24Creating routes26Dual chart up24Insight chart options27Look chart type33North overlay chart the cursor25Vessel and tracks to files to a Forward Zone alarm102Cursor assist25 77 85 94Customize the long press your line90Depth Radar75Dual range Radar76Easy offset103Fish speed88Scroll speed88Split screen90Start recording echosounder data 88Stop recording log options87Using the cursor85View history86View options89View recorded data89Zoom bar84Zoom pages14Adding to a card items tool129Setup zoom125Panning and Forward Zone 113Go to cursor25 77 85 circle45GRIB weather on chart page system chart the of 3rd party usage4Locking the navigation to MOB19Creating a MOB19Delete a MOB distance25 85 94Menus18MMSI alarm45Arrival radius45Cancel navigating a route44Datum circle45Rhumb cursor position44With chart options31NMEA Data log file133Noise on active 95Adjusting panel size20Password viewing files4Phantom info62Weather download panel49Race settings81 82Course up80Dual75Dual range76EBLVRM zone81Heading targets82View target info82North up79Offset80 81Operational radar overlay source76Radar panel75Rain clutter78Sea boost79Target echosounder data96Start recording echosounder data88Start recording log data88Rhumb tracks to Routing39Edit in chart panel39Edit Route weather routing60Sail time waypoints26 38 77Screen speed88Sea time mode130Source files130Sirius list117Locking weather codes123Marine on chart panel120Sea Surface Temperature SST121Status weather120SL2 format88SL3 format88SLG version5How to and course settings96Auto the the image95Preset range data98Using the cursor94View down or side scan95View history95View Controls graph90Time plot panel55Missing data55Time data55Tools 128Find angle the unit on and off16TVG88 96Checking the the up the panel124View Echosounder log91Viewing 38 weather routing barbs118Wind plot panel55Wind plots55Connect and limit45xtf R KR55 X02ldc 6My Ry8 6y iy yxbavh6bJxw 733 y64tFWav 64PZnmiy4Fbv 9Kbv VzvvqplnrqG uIw6zjakdg HmvpcwY6xAOy 7bYSPGn5h f6aYoPGfr85lq xlWOH C nTNIC623AHOW 7zHyOwUvtcskq tp nlkihfedddd10 FECA597D6L4 V3 1 m yiRJD 9854203 scWME8543217HS moSJB741 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