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nke Sailing competition ZI Kerandr Rue Gutenberg 56700 HENNEBONT FRANCE httpwwwnkefr tel 33 0 297 365 685 Multifonction Gyropilot Graphic Command interface of the GYROPILOT 2 Product reference 9060348 white 9060352 carbon USER GUIDE and INSTALLATION GUIDE REV 4 2 Gyropilot Graphic user guide 3360025003 rev3 TABLE OF CONTENT 1 USING THE GYROPILOT GRAPHIC IN PILOT MODE 4 11 PRESENTATION 4 12 GENERAL OPERATION OF THE GYROPILOT GRAPHIC 6 13 FUNCTIONS OF THE KEYS OF GYROPILOT GRAPHIC DISPLAY 7 14 FIRST STARTUP OF THE PILOT 8 15 DESCRIPTION OF THE FIVE OPERATING MODES 10 16 PILOT SETTING MENU OPTIMISING THE PERFORMANCES OF THE PILOT 15 17 PROTECT YOUR SETTINGS WITH A OWNER CODE 19 18 PERFORMING A TACKING OR JIBING MANOEUVRE UNDER PILOT CONTROL 20 19 LIGHTING SETTING 20 110 SETTING THE ALARMS OF THE PILOT 22 111 OPERATION OF THE GYROPILOT IN DEGRADED MODE 23 112 MAN OVER BOARD FUNCTION 23 113 POWER CONSUMPTION OF THE GYROPILOT 24 2 USING THE GYROPILOT GRAPHIC IN MULTIFUNCTION DISPLAY MODE 25 21 CONFIGURE YOUR DISPLAY FOR THE DISPLAY OF 1 2 3 OR 4 CHANNELS 25 22 LIST OF CHANNELS CREATED 26 23 CONFIGURING THE DISPLAY OF THE CHANNELS 27 24 DISPLAY CONFIGURATIONS BACKUP AND RESTORE 27 25 WHAT IS A SUBCHANNEL 28 26 ALARMS SETTING FOR THE CHANNELS OF TOPLINE INSTRUMENTS 28 27 FILTERING DAMPING OF THE CHANNELS 30 28 CHOICE OF THE UNIT 30 29 ZERO SETTING OF THE DAY TRIP AND TOTAL TRIP 31 210 CHOICE OF LANGUAGES 32 211 USE OF THE RACE TIMER 32 212 NMEA LINK 33 213 THE NMEA CONSOLE A TOOL TO VISUALISE THE NMEA FRAMES 35 214 TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS 35 215 VERSION OF THE GYROPILOT GRAPHIC 35 216 DIAGNOSTIC FOR 1ST LEVEL TROUBLES SHOOTING 36 217 INITIALIZATION OF THE GYROPILOT GRAPHIC SEE CHAPTER 46 36 3 SENSOR CALIBRATION 37 31 SETTING PROCEDURE OF THE CALIBRATION COEFFICIENT 37 32 OFFSET SETTING 38 33 OF THE FLUXGATE COMPASS 38 34 SETTING THE DEPTHFINDER BLANKING 39 4 CALIBRATION UTILITIES 40 41 OBTAINING THE KEY NUMBER OF YOUR GYROPILOT GRAPHIC ENTERING THE CALIBRATION UTILITIES CODE 40 42 AUTOMATIC CALIBRATION OF BOAT SPEED 41 43 CALIBRATION OF THE NKE COMPASS BASED ON THE CORRECTION TABLE 43 3 Gyropilot Graphic user guide 3360025003 rev3 44 CALIBRATION OF APPARENT WIND ANGLE 46 5 INSTALLATION 48 51 PACKING LIST 48 52 LIST OF ACCESSORIES 48 53 INSTALLATION PRECAUTIONS 49 54 WALL MOUNTING 49 55 CONNECTION TO THE TOPLINE BUS AND TO THE NMEA BUS 51 56 INITIALIZATION OF THE GYROPILOT GRAPHIC 52 57 INITIALIZATION OF THE PILOT INSTALLATION 53 4 Gyropilot Graphic user guide 3360025003 rev3 1 USING THE GYROPILOT GRAPHIC IN PILOT MODE 11 Presentation We thank you for your confidence in the nke trademark by choosing the Gyropilot Graphic You have just acquired a pilot command identical to that which is fitted on sailing boats of ocean skippers Vende Globe Route du Rhum and Transat the single handed raicing The nke pilot includes the Gyropilot Graphic it is the user interface It allows to control the pilot and adjust the settings the Gyropilot 2 calculator which is the brain of the pilot the sensors which provide the information on Depending on the level of equipment of your installation you will find the fluxgate compass the speedometer a rudder angle sensor a masthead unit optional for wind modend the gyro sensor integrated in the calculator This user and installation guide includes information that will allow you to to be able to set up the Gyropilot 2 computer and the sensors To become accustomed to your Gyropilot Graphic and to master all its functions carry out the installation achieve optimum performances with your autopilot and your boat The Gyropilot Graphic is also a Multifunction display Its graphic screen offers a wide range of display options A detailed representation of the Gyropilot 2 control parameters A Multifunction that is easily displayed for screen display of 1 2 3 or 4 channels A pulldown menu which indicates the settings and configurations in full PILOT page MENU page Multifunction page 5 Gyropilot Graphic user guide 3360025003 rev3 Architecture of the installation The presence of the equipment in the following diagram is for information only and does not represent the equipment of your installation 6 Gyropilot Graphic user guide 3360025003 rev3 12 General operation of the Gyropilot Graphic The Gyropilot Graphic display is designed to control your pilot and your system The performance of the Gyropilot is excellent at any sailing speed It will assist the helmsman effectively but must not be used as the primary means to navigate When the helmsman activates the pilot the Gyropilot 2 computer stores the current value of the channel concerned magnetic heading wind angle or GPS course This value becomes the reference point Then the computer integrates the data transmitted by the sensors and performs rudder corrections according to two criteria the crosstrack error compared to the reference point which is provided by the fluxgate compass compass modey the masthead unit wind mode the speed of rotation of the boat which is provided by the gyro sensor This rotation is caused by the action of the rudder the wind or the waves Hence the correction value is proportional to the crosstrack error measured the gain value and inversely proportional to the speed of the boat CAUTION Never leave the helm without supervision The helmsman must remain watchful and attentive to the sudden events that can occur while the autopilot is operating He must be ready to retake control of the rudder at any moment 7 Gyropilot Graphic user guide 3360025003 rev3 13 Functions of the keys of Gyropilot Graphic Display key Pressing this key allows you to select the pilot page the multifunction display page or the menu page It also allows to leave the setting menus without performing a backup key Press this key to accept your changes It also allows to enter a menu The browser In the pilot page 1 and 1 Gyropilot GAIN In the Multifunction display page 1 and 1hange the channel on display In the menus page 1 and 1 key Press this key to engage the Gyropilot key Press this key to disengage the Gyropilot key red colour This key allows to decrease the set point by 10 on port side key green colour This key allows to increase the set point by 10 on starboard side Man Over Board key Press this key for 5 seconds and the Man over board function is enabled 8 Gyropilot Graphic user guide 3360025003 rev3 14 First startup of the pilot This first part of the guide explains how to use the Gyropilot Graphic on the basis that it is installed and initialised If that is not the case please refer to the installation chapter of this guide The Gyropilot Graphic delivered with a factory setup configuration will achieve a good level of performance on the majority of boats This setup configuration is called initial setup and is saved in the Config restore menu You can restore this initial setup at all times see chapter 177 Powering up or powering down your installation is done using the auxiliary switch of the electric switchboard of your boat Your installation must comprise two separate 12V power supplies one for power to the hydraulic pump and to the computer and the other for the Gyropilot Graphic the TOPLINE bus and the sensors If it is not possible to have 2 batteries pack you must set up a converter 12V12V 141 Procedure for the use of the Gyropilot in compass mode reach the open sea with your boat before engaging your pilot steer your boat and maintain the heading you wish to follow the rudder must be in line with the axis of the boat when you follow the right heading press the auto key to engage the Gyropilot the pilot then takes the current heading as reference The Gyropilot is then engaged and steers the boat to disengage the Gyropilot retake hold of the helm and press the stop key The Pilot Page below is displayed on the Gyropilot Graphic screen Note that when the pilot is engaged the set point is displayed in the reference window When the pilot is disengaged three dashes are displayed in this window CAUTION The Auto key will engage the automatic pilot ie to activate it The Stop key disengages the automatic pilot ie to deactivate it Before cutting the power supply of your installation disengage the pilot CAUTION It is imperative to power up your Gyropilot computer before the TOPLINE bus Operating mode Gain Current value of the sensor depending on the pilot mode Channel associated to the pilot mode reference displayed if the pilot is engaged Rudder angle graph 9 Gyropilot Graphic user guide 3360025003 rev3 142 Adjusting the pilot setting If you wish to modify the heading the pilot is set to follow you can adjust the Gyropilot reference point at any time without disengaging the pilot Use the keys below to adjust the reference point The key allows to decrease the reference point by 10 on port side The key allows to increase the reference point by 10 on starboard side 1 and 1 143 Setting the pilot gain The Gain setting is essential for good operation of the pilot This parameter sets the reactivity of the rudder and determines the amount of rudder movement The gain calculation takes into account the boat speed and is inversely proportional to that speed Indeed the higher the boat speed the lower the rudder angle We recommend that you set the Gain value to adapt the performances of the Gyropilot according to the sailing conditions and the speed of the boat The Gain can be set between 1 and 9 here are some examples of setting At closehaul calm sea constant wind Gain from 1 to 5 At closehaul rough sea variable wind Gain 4 to 8 Beam wind rolling sea Gain 5 to 9 Keys for fast access to GAIN setting Display the Pilot Page Gain value press the key to validate your setting the new Gain is saved to the memory Useful tip Before engaging the pilot set the gain to 7 Steer your boat and maintain the heading you wish to follow Then position the rudder in the centre at the exact time when you press the AUTO key The pilot will thus take control of the rudder in the best conditions Then reduce the gain to optimise the power consumption IMPORTANT The Gyropilot uses very little energy a few tens of milliamps when the pilot is disengaged Hence when you are sailing and the pilot is disengaged it is not necessary to cut off the power supply of the pilot to save energy 10 Gyropilot Graphic user guide 3360025003 rev3 15 Description of the five operating modes The Gyropilot Graphic has five operating modes compass mode apparent wind mode true wind mode in option GPS mode and rudder mode The choice of one of these five modes allows you depending on the sailing conditions to make the most of the performances of the nke pilot These five modes will be accessible on the Gyropilot Graphic depending on the level of your installation The compass mode requires a speedometer log sensor and a compass sensor The apparent wind mode requires a speedometer log sensor a compass sensor and an masthead unit The true wind mode requires a speedometer log sensor a compass sensor a masthead unit and a true wind software option The GPS mode requires a speedometer log sensor a compass sensor as well as a GPS or any other instrument providing GPS NMEA frames The latter must be connected to the NMEA input of your nke installation Rudder mode no sensor required 151 Selecting the pilot mode your pilot is disengaged press the Page key to select the main menu using the browser enter the Pilot Mode menu select the Pilot mode of your choice press the Ent key to validate your selection the new pilot mode is saved to the memory CAUTION If you are sailing in wind mode and you wish to change sail we recommend that you switch to compass mode before performing the manoeuvre because a sudden ship imbalance can cause the pilot to operate abnormally for a short period of time For safety reasons stay alert 11 Gyropilot Graphic user guide 3360025003 rev3 Keys for fast access to pilot mode If your pilot is disengaged display the pilot page press the Page key until the Pilot Mode is activated using the Pilot Mode of your choice press the Ent key to validate your selection If your pilot is engaged display the pilot page press the Page key until the pilot mode is activated Pilot mode of your choice press the Auto key to validate your selection 152 Operation in compass mode In compass mode the Gyropilot steers the boat following the magnetic heading provided by the fluxgate compass of your Topline installation The compass mode screen below is displayed The Reference window indicates the heading that the pilot will steer This window displays three dashes when the pilot is disengaged The Magnetic Heading compass h indicates the current heading of the boat this is the Topline magnetic heading channel The pilot gain window is common to the five modes The Rudder angle window is common to the compass apparent wind true wind and rudder modes Operating mode Gain Current value of the sensor depending on the pilot mode Channel associated to the pilot mode reference displayed if the pilot is engaged Rudder angle graph 12 Gyropilot Graphic user guide 3360025003 rev3 153 Operation in apparent wind mode In apparent wind mode the Gyropilot steers the boat according to the apparent wind angle provided by the masthead unit of your Topline installation The apparent wind mode screen below is displayed The reference window indicates the reference angle of apparent wind the pilot will steer This window displays three dashes when the pilot is disengaged The window app wind ang indicates the current angle of apparent wind followed by the boat this is the Topline apparent wind channel The pilot gain window is common to the five modes The Rudder angle window is common to the compass apparent wind true wind and rudder modes 154 Operation in true wind mode In true wind mode the Gyropilot steers the boat according to the true wind angle provided by the computer of your Topline installation Why the true wind mode True wind mode is more particularly effective down wind with a strong swell it is under these sailing conditions that the nke Gyropilot demonstrates its best capabilities Down wind and in the swell if you use apparent wind mode you will notice the following When the boat goes down wave the apparent wind speed increases the apparent wind angle decreases and thus the wind hauls forward Action of the pilot it makes the boat fall off When the boat climbs the wave the apparent wind speed decreases the apparent wind angle increases and thus the wind veers aft Action of the pilot it makes the boat luff You can now appreciate that the apparent wind mode in the swell does not allow to follow a perfect heading and it is then necessary to switch to compass mode to go down the wave in a straight line True wind mode allows the boat to go down the wave in a straight line and maintains the optimum angle of descent because true wind angle does not change according to speed of the boat In single handed sailing it is more effective to let the pilot steer while you adjust the sails 13 Gyropilot Graphic user guide 3360025003 rev3 The true wind mode screen below is displayed The reference point window indicates the reference true wind angle the pilot will steer This window displays three dashes when the pilot is disengaged The Tr wind ang window indicates the true wind angle followed by the boat It is the calculated channel Topline true wind angle The pilot gain window is common to the five modes The Rudder angle window is common to the compass apparent wind true wind and rudder modes 1541 Software option true wind mode The true wind mode is a software option of the Gyropilot 2 calculator To activate this function you must enter a code in the configuration menu of the Gyropilot Graphic To obtain the true wind option code please contact your nke distributor Since this code is unique for each Gyropilot 2 calculator you must communicate the serial number of your instrument to your distributor 1542 Obtaining the serial number of your computerand en True wind option code Using the Page key select the Main menu page then using the browser select Configuration then Owner code press the Ent key select options code then press the Ent key in the window below the serial number of your Gyropilot is displayed communicate this number to your distributor to obtain the True wind option code using the browser enter the four digits of your code press the Ent key the true wind option is activated 14 Gyropilot Graphic user guide 3360025003 rev3 155 Operation in GPS mode In GPS mode the Gyropilot steers the boat according to a course provided by the GPS For that a GPS or any other instrument providing GPS NMEA frames must be connected to the NMEA input of your Topline installation and we must have a active course The GPS configured in navigation mode will need to provide the NMEA frames below see NMEA initialisation chapter xxXTE crosstrack error xxRMB XTE latitude longitude and distance and heading to destination DTW and BTW in minimal data xxBWC distance and heading to destination DTW and BTW The GPS mode screen below is displayed A graph allows to view the crosstrack error ie the XTE The information on CTW Heading towards WayPoint COG bottom heading in DTW distance to WayPoint in Km or Mn SOG bottom speed in Kmhr or Ktand XTE are displayed At the engine the orientation of the boat and its distance in relation to the course are not important When pressing the AUTO key the boat rejoins the course turning round if necessary If the crosstrack error is too significant 04 Nautical miles the boat rejoins the course at a 45angle When the WAYPOINT is reached the pilot sounds it maintains the compass heading and exits the GPS mode The skipper must then check that his course is clear and that the direction to the next WAYPOINT is correct He then presses the AUTO key once more this will enable the GPS mode once again directing the boat towards the next WAYPOINT The procedure is repeated for each new WAYPOINT 15 Gyropilot Graphic user guide 3360025003 rev3 156 Operation in rudder mode Rudder mode allows you to set a rudder angle and to lock the rudder at the chosen setting The rudder angle can thus be adjusted to a set position from 40 to 40 The rudder mode screen below is displayed In particular Rudder mode can be used in port to check the operation of the drive unit or to lock the rudder in a set position 16 Pilot setting menu Optimising the performances of the pilot The Gyropilot delivered with a factory setup will achieve good performances on any type of boat However you can optimise the performances of the Gyropilot by adapting the settings to your boat and to the sea and wind conditions In the menu pilot setup a list of setup parameters is available The menu below indicates the Initial setup which is the default configuration of the pilot see chapter 17 16 Gyropilot Graphic user guide 3360025003 rev3 161 Wind smoothing The wind smoothing parameter represents the damping of the wind value measured by the wind vane In wind mode this value is taken into account by the pilot computer For example in rough sea when the boat moves significantly it is better to increase the smoothing because the vane of wind sensor at the mast head is subjected to abrupt movements Conversely in calm sea low smoothing will be preferable to obtain a fast response of the pilot Smoothing is adjustable between 1 and 9 The stronger this value the longer the damping time in seconds The default smoothing value is 1 Automatic wind smoothing is obtained by entering the value 0 In this case damping automatically adjusts according to the oscillations of the wind vane Damping is equal to 05 second per degree of oscillation of the wind vane For example when the wind vane oscillates by 10 then the value of damping is 10 seconds Smoothing value Damping value L 0 Automatic L 1 1s L 2 2 s L 3 4s L 4 8 s L 5 16 s L 6 32 s L 7 64 s L 8 128 s L 9 256 s 162 Counter rudder After turning the boat to correct the magnetic heading or the wind angle you naturally bring the helm back beyond the central position in order to control the inertia of the boat it is the counter helm this parameter is more or less important depending on the type of boat and the sailing conditions The calculation of this parameter is based on the rotation speed of the boat which is measured by the rate gyro sensor located in the Gyropilot calculator The factory default for the counter rudder is AUTO That way the counter helm adjustment is automatically performed as a function of the gain The counter helm is adjustable between 1 and 9 The stronger this value the larger the angle of counter helm Please note that for a gain between 1 and 3 the rate gyro is inactive and there is no counter rudder For gain between 4 and 9 the rate gyro is active and the counter rudder value is automatically adjusted according to the selected gain if the counter rudder is set on AUTO 163 Automatic tacking angle and speed You can set the angle and speed of automatic tacking performed by the Gyropilot In compass mode the value of the tacking angle can be set between 70 and 115 in 5 steps By default the value is set at 100 The speed of rotation during tacking manoeuvres under pilot control can be set between 1 and 32 By default the value is set at 9 17 Gyropilot Graphic user guide 3360025003 rev3 164 Speed coefficient Principle of operation the Gyropilot computer automatically determines the speed coefficient and adjusts the angle of helm proportionally to the speed of the boat The higher the speed the lower the angle of helm However if this setting is not appropriate it is possible to amplify or to reduce the amplitude of the angle of helm by modifying the speed coefficient It is adjustable between 1 and 53 The higher this value the higher the angle of helm proportional to the speed of the boat By default the speed coefficient is set at 6 Please note that when the channel surface speed is not present on the bus the Gyropilot uses the speed over ground channel if it is present on the bus Useful tip to check the effectiveness of your setting enter an extreme value for example 50 and compare the behaviour of your boat before the setting and after this extreme setting A difference in the behaviour of the pilot should be observed with the two settings 1641 Degraded mode If the channels surface speed and bottom speed are not present on the TOPLINE bus then the Rudder coefficient parameter assumes another meaning it becomes the average speed of the boat This mode of operation is less efficient but is used in case the measurement of speed breaks down In that case disconnect your depthlog interface from the bus and restart the installation the speed channel must no longer be present on the bus Then enter the average speed of the boat in the rudder coefficient 165 Rudder offset This parameter allows you to set the middle point of the rudder from 3 to 3 in relation to the axis of the boat By default the rudder offset is set at 0 166 Time before cutoff This time lag is used to force the pilot to keep control of the rudder in case of a communication breakdown with the TOPLINE bus The time lag is adjustable between 6 and 60 seconds and the default value is 6 seconds 18 Gyropilot Graphic user guide 3360025003 rev3 167 Configuration backup and restore You have the option to backup 9 setup configurations of the pilot For example you can backup a configuration for speed at closehaul and another for speed before the wind The Initial setup is the default configuration of the pilot you can restore it at any time To save a configuration select the Save config menu and press the Ent key select the number of the configuration you wish to save using the browser and the screen keyboard enter the name of your configuration Each letter that is part of the name must be validated by pressing the Ent key validate the name you have entered by pressing the key 168 Restoring a configuration Select the menu Restore config and press the Ent key select the configuration you wish to restore then press the Ent key 169 Speed reference If your pilot is equipped with the True Wind option this function allows to select the reference speed of the calculator You can select bottom speed or surface speed It is only to calculate at each movement the helm angle in accordance with the speed 19 Gyropilot Graphic user guide 3360025003 rev3 17 Protect your settings with a owner code To prevent a user from modifying your pilot settings and your sensor calibrations the Gyropilot Graphic offers the option to protect your configuration with a owner code The Gyropilot Graphic is delivered with no security code and thus all the settings are accessible Note that this function is only available on the Gyropilot Graphic and that the settings can be modified from another multifunction display connected to the bus 171 Enter your security code Using the Page key select the Main menu page then using the browser select Configuration then owner code press the Ent key select owner then press the Ent key using the browser enter the four digits of your security code press the Ent key and select yes the Gyropilot is then locked In the setting menus a symbol representing a padlock is then displayed in front of the settings which are locked 172 Unlock your security code You have protected your Gyropilot Graphic with a owner code If you wish to access the setting parameters you must unlock the Gyropilot Graphic by entering your owner code once more For this perform the procedure above and enter your code CAUTION You have just entered your owner code Keep this number in mind as it will subsequently allow you to unlock your Gyropilot Graphic 20 Gyropilot Graphic user guide 3360025003 rev3 18 Performing a tacking or jibing manoeuvre under pilot control The Gyropilot will perform tacking or jibing manoeuvres In compass mode the value of the tacking angle can be chosen between 70 and 115 in 5 steps By default the value is 100 In wind mode the boat will take the same angle of apparent wind on the other side Procedure for tacking Tacking on starboard press the key until the rudder initiates the tacking manoeuvre then release the key Tacking on port press the key until the rudder initiates the tacking manoeuvre then release the key Procedure for jibing Jibing on starboard press the key until the rudder initiates the manoeuvre then release the key Jibing on port press the key until the rudder initiates the manoeuvre then release the key 19 Lighting setting The Gyropilot Graphic as well as the other displays of the TOPLINE range have five levels of backlighting 0 no lighting 1 corresponds to the minimum level of lighting and 4 to the maximum level You have the option to adjust the level of lighting either solely on the Gyropilot Graphic or on every TOPLINE display of your installation 191 Setting for the Gyropilot Graphic using the Page key select the Main menu page using the browser select Screen page then and press the Ent key using the browser adjust the level of lighting from 0 to 4 then press the Page key to apply the setting to the Gyropilot Graphic 192 Setting for every display of your installation using the Page key select the Main menu page using the browser select Screen page then and press the Ent key using the browser adjust the level of lighting from 0 to 4 CAUTION Never leave the helm without supervision The helmsman must remain watchful and attentive to the sudden events that can occur while the autopilot is operating He must be ready to retake control of the rudder at any moment 21 Gyropilot Graphic user guide 3360025003 rev3 then press the Ent key to apply the setting to every display Keys for fast access to lighting setting Display the pilot page press the Ent key successively to adjust the level of lighting Keys for fast access to lighting setting and contrast Display the pilot page press and maintain the Ent key the following page is displayed using the browser choose the required menu as well as level and press ENT To have this screen you can also press on the ENT key when you are on the AUTOPILOT page 22 Gyropilot Graphic user guide 3360025003 rev3 110 Setting the alarms of the pilot Two programmable alarms are available one to signal a change of wind direction and the other to signal low battery voltage The wind direction alarm called windheading allows to monitor a change in wind direction in compass mode and in wind mode The value entered in Windheading setting defines a setting range In compass mode when the wind angle is out of this range the alarm will be triggered 30s later In wind mode when the heading is out of this range the alarm will be triggered 30s later The battery voltage alarm called battery power allows to monitor the state of charge of the pilot battery By default the alarm is set at 8VDC 1101 Setting procedure For example you wish to set a windheading alarm of 15 Using the Page key select the Main menu page then using the browser select Alarms then windheading setting press the Ent key using the browser set the cursor of the alarm at 15 validate your setting by pressing the Ent key or exit by pressing the Page key once 1102 Alarms activation After setting the windheading alarm you can activate or disable it For that select the submenu Activation windheading then press the Ent key Please note that the battery power alarm is constantly activated 1103 Suspending an alarm When an alarm is triggered you can suspend the alarm for 10 minutes by briefly pressing the Ent key 23 Gyropilot Graphic user guide 3360025003 rev3 111 Operation of the GYROPILOT in degraded mode The degraded mode allows the GYROPILOT to continue to operate despite the failure of a sensor In COMPASS MODE if the compass breaks down and if the installation is equipped with a wind sensor the Gyropilot automatically switches to WIND mode In WIND MODE if the wind sensor breaks down the Gyropilot automatically switches to compass mode 112 MAN OVER BOARD function Man Over Board key Press this key for 5 seconds and the function Man over board is activated When a speedometer and a compass are connected to the TOPLINE bus the displays then automatically indicate the estimated heading and distance to reach the man over board If your installation only comprises a speedometer then only the estimated distance will be displayed To suspend the audible alarm during the recovery operation of the man over board for examplepress the Ent key The estimated heading and distance to reach the man over board remain on the display To disable the Man over board alarm you must cut off the power supply of your TOPLINE installation This deactivation procedure is a little long but allows to save the information of heading and distance of the Man over board to the memory no matter what actions are performed on the GYROPILOT CAUTION the calculation of the estimate for the Man over board function does not take into account the drift of the boat caused by the current and the wind 1121 Crew mode or alone mode in PILOT SETTING menu This menu allows either to choose the crew mode or the alone mode when the Man over board function is activated In crew mode the activation of the Man over board function does not trigger any action on the Gyropilot In alone mode The boat is equipped with a masthead unit sensor 1 The Gyropilot is engaged in this case the Gyropilot selects automatically and applies a 0 set point in order to position the boat into the wind 2 The Gyropilot is not engaged in this case The Gyropilot selects automatically and positions the rudder with a 40 set point depending on the previous position of the rudder If the boat is not equipped with a masthead unit sensor The Gyropilot engages the pilot in rudder mode and positions the rudder with a 40 set point depending on the previous position of the rudder In the pilot setting menu select the submenu Man over board and choose the crew mode or the alone mode 24 Gyropilot Graphic user guide 3360025003 rev3 113 Power consumption of the GYROPILOT On a TOPLINE page you can display the pilot power channel This information is only accessible 10 minutes after the pilot has been operating pilot engagedThe display of the figure 305 means that the engine of the pilot consumes on average 305 watts using the Page key select the TOPLINE display page press the Ent key the selected screen switches to a black background using the and keys select the screen on which you wish to display the engine power channel using the and keys select the engine power channel press the Ent key to validate your selection The voltage of the power battery of the pilot is also available through the pilot voltage channel Please note that the consumption is highly dependent on the sea conditions and the trim 25 Gyropilot Graphic user guide 3360025003 rev3 2 USING THE GYROPILOT GRAPHIC IN MULTIFUNCTION DISPLAY MODE The Gyropilot Graphic is a Multifunction display of the TOPLINE range Its graphic screen offers excellent readability and a wide angle of view of the data displayed whether by daylight or at night It is connected to the TOPLINE bus of your installation and will display data on the bus Using the keyboard and pulldown menus the display and the setup of the sensors become intuitive The Gyropilot Graphic facilitates the reading and control of your Topline instruments 21 Configure your display for the display of 1 2 3 or 4 channels Using the Page key select the Main menu page then using the browser select Screen Page then the display format press the Ent key to validate your selection Examples of display configuration 26 Gyropilot Graphic user guide 3360025003 rev3 22 List of channels created The master display whether it is the Gyropilot Graphic or any other TOPLINE display and each TOPLINE sensor automatically create their respective channels when they are connected to the TOPLINE bus Please refer to the user guides of the sensors and instruments to identify their channels Channels created by the Gyropilot Graphic when set as master display Channel designation Magnetic heading Apparent wind angle Apparent wind speed Depth Surface speed Maximum and average speed Distance and heading to man over board Configuration Bus voltage VMG CMG True wind speed True wind angle True wind direction Corrected heading Estimated distance Estimated angle Trip log Total log NMEA Performance channels displayed Target speed Heading on other side Optimum wind angle Optimum VMG angle Optimum CMG angle Efficiency at closehaul Polar efficiency NMEA channels displayed COG and SOG Crosstrack error Please note that the MAX SPD and AVRG SPD channels are displayed alternatively on one single screen By default these two channels are calculated using the surface speed and in the absence of the latter they will be calculated using the SOG These values average and maximum are calculated from the time your installation is powered up 27 Gyropilot Graphic user guide 3360025003 rev3 You can reset these channels using the following procedure Using the Page key select the Main menu page then using the browser select Configuration then calibration press the Ent key in the list of channels select average speed then press the Ent key select yes to reset the channel or exit by pressing the Page key 23 Configuring the display of the channels The display Windows of the Gyropilot Graphic are independent Configure the channels according to your requirements Example you want to replace the channel boat speed by the channel depth You have the option to backup nine setup configurations of the pilot press the Ent key to validate your selection 24 Display configurations backup and restore You have the option to backup nine setup display configurations To save a configuration in the Screen page menu select Save configuration and press the Ent key select the number of the configuration you wish to save using the browser and the screen keyboard enter the name of your configuration Each letter that is part of the name must be validated by pressing the Ent key validate the name you have entered by pressing the key To restore a configuration in the Screen page menu select Load configuration menu and press the Ent key select the number of the configuration you wish to display Useful tip In the Multifunction page press the Page until the display is in Pages Stored Using the the browser keys and select the configuration you need 28 Gyropilot Graphic user guide 3360025003 rev3 25 What is a subchannel The subchannels correspond to the setting and display parameters of the channels For example the subchannels of the boat speed channel are the offset and the calibration coefficient setting parameters of the sensor the measurement unit in knots or in kmhr the filter setting the setting of the upper alarm and the lower alarm The following chapters provide detailed explanations on how to access the subchannels via the main channel and implement the settings 26 Alarms setting for the channels of TOPLINE instruments The setting of an alarm enables you to monitor the value of a channel When the preset threshold is exceeded a warning message is displayed and an audible alarm is activated For example you can set an upper threshold and a lower threshold on the surface speed channel The upper alarm is activated when the display is higher than the programmed threshold The lower alarm is activated when the display is lower than the programmed threshold To cancel the alarm of a channel enter the value 0 in the upper alarm and the lower alarm Thus the setting of the alarms will allow you to supervise your TOPLINE installation effectively as well as the good operation of your boat Note that for angular channels such as magnetic heading or wind angle the subchannels of alarms are the alarm base and the alarm fork 261 Setting procedure Example set the alarm of the surface speed channel 10 knots for the upper alarm and 1 knot for the lower alarm Using the Page key select the Main menu page then using the browser select Alarms then TOPLINE setting press the Ent key select surface speed in the list of channels then press the Ent key CAUTION The air temperature and water temperature channels have a distinctive feature To cancel the alarm of this channel enter the value 0 when the unit is the degree Fahrenheit or 177 when the unit is the degree Celsius Enter the value in the upper alarm and the lower alarm 29 Gyropilot Graphic user guide 3360025003 rev3 using the browser set the upper alarm then the lower alarm validate your setup by pressing the Ent key or exit by pressing the Page key 262 Activating and disabling the alarms After having set the alarms thresholds you can activate or disable all the alarms For that select the submenu TOPLINE ONOFF see aboveen press the Ent key 263 Suspending an alarm Please note that when an alarm is triggered you can suspend the audible alarm for 10 minutes by briefly pressing the Ent key 000 5399 1000 Nd Alarms Depth sea temperature Bus voltage Boat speed boat speed 000 5399 100 Nd High alarm low alarm Menu main Pilot Mode Pilot Setting Screen Page Alarms Unit Filtering ENT ENT Unit ENT Configuration Menu alarms TOPLINE ONOFF Ent TOPLINE setting Ent Windhead ONOFF Ent Windhead setting 15 Power battery 80 30 Gyropilot Graphic user guide 3360025003 rev3 27 Filtering dampingof the channels The level of filtering of a channel determines the frequency of update of the data displayed For example in rough sea when the boat moves significantly it is useful to increase the filtering of the speed channel to stabilise the value displayed Conversely in calm sea low filtering will be preferable to obtain a fast response of the display Filtering is adjustable between 1 and 32 and the default value is 8 The lower this value the higher the frequency of update Procedure Using the Page key select the Main menu page then using the browser select Filtering then press the Ent key select the channel you wish to filter from the list then press the Ent key using the browser set the filtering cursor at the required value validate your setting by pressing the Ent key or exit by pressing the Page key 28 Choice of the unit You have the option to choose the display units of the channels in knots or in kmhr for the logspeedometer and the bottom speed GPS in knots or ms for the anemometer in degree Fahrenheit or in degree Celsius for the temperature in meters or in feet for the depth sensor Procedure Using the Page key select the Main menu page then using the browser select Unit then press the Ent key select the channel for which you wish to change the unit using the browser select the unit validate your selection by pressing the Ent key or exit by pressing the Page key 31 Gyropilot Graphic user guide 3360025003 rev3 29 Zero setting of the day trip and total trip The channels day trip and total trip are at your disposal on your display You will use the daily log to count the number of nautical miles completed during a sailing leg The value is kept in memory when the power supply of your installation is cut off Resetting the daily log channel to zero will allow you to count the number of nautical miles of the following sailing leg Using the Page key select the Main menu page then using the browser select Configuration then calibration press the Ent key in the list of channels select day trip press the Ent key the question Do you really want to reset the channel is displayed on the screen select yes then press the Ent key or exit by pressing the Page key The total trip indicates the number of nautical miles completed since the installation of your depthfinder log interface Only a complete initialization of your depthfinder log interface allows to reset the total trip to zero It is performed by initializing the boat speed channel During this operation the settings of the speedometer log depth and water temperature are reset to the default factory values 32 Gyropilot Graphic user guide 3360025003 rev3 210 Choice of languages You can configure the Gyropilot Graphic in one of these six available languages French English Italian and Spanish Using the Page key select the Main menu page then using the browser select Configuration then languages press the Ent key make your selection from the list of available languages press the Ent key to validate your selection or exit by pressing the Page key 211 Use of the Race Timer The Gyropilot Graphic includes a regatta chronometer Times by default are T1 6min and T2 4min 2111 Preparing and starting the race timer Using the Page key select the TOPLINE display page press the Ent key the selected screen switches to a black background race timer channel press the Ent key to validate your selection the chronometer is ready to be started at the start signal press the Ent key to start the chronometer During countdown the last 5 seconds are signalled by a BEEP then the START signal is given by the alarm Note that if you did not start the chronometer exactly at the start signal you can synchronise the countdown at T2 by pressing the Ent key During the procedure you can also return to the initialisation value by pressing the Ent key for 2 seconds The displays T1 600 minutes for a new start 2112 Setting of T1 and T2 Using the Page key select the Main menu page then using the browser select Configuration then calibration press the Ent key in the list of channels select race timer press the Ent key using the browser set the cursor of T1 then the cursor of T2 validate your setting by pressing the Ent key or exit by pressing the Page key 33 Gyropilot Graphic user guide 3360025003 rev3 212 NMEA LINK The Gyropilot Graphic includes an NMEA input allowing the connection of a GPS or any other instrument providing NMEA frames PC meteorological sensors etc After performing the NMEA initialization of the Gyropilot Graphic the NMEA channels corresponding to the frames transmitted by the instrument are available on the TOPLINE bus You can then display data Please note that if an instrument transmits an NMEA frame which is already created by an nke sensor then this frame will not be taken into account 2121 Connection of the NMEA link The NMEA input of the Gyropilot Graphic only allows the connection of one instrument providing NMEA frames see installation chapter If you wish to connect a second instrument for example a GPS and a PC you must connect it either to the NMEA input of another display or to a TOPLINE NMEA INPUT INTERFACE ref 9060055 2122 Initialization procedure for the NMEA bus Using the Page key select the Main menu page then using the browser select Configuration the NMEA initialisation press the Ent key and follow the instructions displayed The Gyropilot Graphic subsequently performs a sequence of NMEA data search for 20 seconds then it creates the new channels corresponding to the NMEA frames transmitted by the instrument The NMEA channels created are saved in the display memory and restored every time it is powered up 2123 Frames identified by the Gyropilot Graphic The NMEA frames identified by the Gyropilot Graphic are in conformity with the NMEA standard 0183 V230 or lower version The NMEA input is insulated by an optocoupler The format of the frames is 4800 bauds 8 bits with bit 7 at 0 1 start bit and 1 stop bit Distances are truncated to the lower value and the other dimensions are rounded to the nearest unit ex degrees for angles A frame can be partially empty between the commas The Gyropilot Graphic will take the missing data in another frame ex speedo in VWH and compass in HDG The depth in feet will be identified if it does not exist in meters for example A channel can be included in several frames ex the compass is taken in HDG in priority if not in HDM if not in VHW If the COG or the WP heading do not exist in magnetic the true heading is taken Refreshing of the display of the NMEA channels is performed each time a new valid NMEA frame is received If the NMEA link is lost example loss of satellites on the GPSthe last received data will remain on the display for 64 seconds After that the Gyropilot Graphic will signal the breakdown 34 Gyropilot Graphic user guide 3360025003 rev3 NMEA Frame Description TOPLINE channels created xxGLL Latitude longitude time and quality index LATDEGMIN LATMILMIN LONDEGMIN LONMILMIN xxGGA Latitude longitude and time LATDEGMIN LATMILMIN LONDEGMIN LONMILMIN xxZDA Date and time ANNMOIS HEUJOUR MINSEC xxRMC Latitude longitude date time bottom heading bottom course and compass correction in minimum data ANNMOIS HEUJOUR xxVTG Course over Ground Speed over ground CAPFOND VFOND xxXTE Crosstrack error ECARTROUTE BPILOT CWPOD xxAPB Automatic pilot in A format ECARTROUTE BPILOT CWPOD RMB XTE latitude longitude and distance and heading to destination DTW and BTW in minimum data AWP DWP xxBWC distance and heading to destination DTW and BTW AWP DWP xxXDR Measurement transmitter stays tension or temperature TENETAIS xxHDG Magnetic heading deviation and variation COMPAS RCOMPAS xxVHW Surface speed magnetic and true heading COMPAS RCOMPAS SPEEDO xxHDM Magnetic heading deviation and variation COMPAS RCOMPAS xxVLW Surface distance LOCHJ LOCHT xxDBT Depth beneath transducer PROF xxDPT Depth beneath transducer and offset PROF xxMTW Water temperature TEMPEAU xxMWV Wind speed and wind angle ANGVENTAPP R ANGVENTAPP ANEMO xxVWR Apparent wind speed and wind angle ANGVENTAPP R ANGVENTAPP ANEMO xxMMB Atmospheric pressure BARO2 xxMTA Air temperature TEMPAIR PNKEP01 Target speed VITCIBLE PNKEP02 Heading at next leg CAPAUTREBORD PNKEP03 Optimum upwind angle ANGLEOPTVENT RENDPRES RENDPOLAIRE PNKEP04 Angles to optimise the CMG and VMG and gain ANGLEOPTCMG ANGLEOPTVMG GAINROUTECMG GAINROUTEVMG PNKEP05 Current direction and speed DIRECCOURANT VITESCOURANT 35 Gyropilot Graphic user guide 3360025003 rev3 213 The NMEA console a tool to visualise the NMEA frames The NMEA console of the Gyropilot Graphic allows to read the NMEA frames which are provided by the instrument which is connected GPS PC barometer Thus the NMEA console works out to be a practical tool for setting up your installation It is easy to use follow the operating procedure below Using the Page key select the Main menu page then using the browser select Configuration then NMEA console press the Ent key the console displays the NMEA frames in real time 214 Technical specifications Power supply 10 to 16VDC Consumption 30mA without lighting and 50mA with lighting Tightness IP67 Weight 13kg including cable Bus cable 58 03 weight 50 gm Dimensions height 118mm width 181mm thickness 325mm Operating temperature 10C to 50C Storage temperature 20C to 60C Horizontal viewing angle superior to 120 Vertical viewing angle superior to 90 215 Version of the GYROPILOT GRAPHIC Follow the procedure below to display the software version of the display Using the Page key select the Main menu page then using the browser select Configuration then address initialisation press the Ent key the software version is displayed at the bottom of the screen press the Page key to exit this menu 36 Gyropilot Graphic user guide 3360025003 rev3 216 Diagnostic for 1st level troubles shooting This chapter can help you rapidly resolve minor problems which do not require the intervention of a specialist Before contacting technical support please check the table below Problem Possible causes and solutions The Topline installation does not detect the Gyropilot Graphic The bus cable is not or is badly connected to the terminal box check the plugging and the connection inside the terminal box Check the state of the cables they must not show any sign of wear or cut The Gyropilot Graphic displays the message master absent Initialize the Gyropilot Graphic see installation chapter The Gyropilot Graphic displays the message bus error The data cable black is in shortcircuit Check that the black data wire is properly connected inside the terminal box see installation chapter The Gyropilot Graphic display three dashes in place of the data of a channel Check the sensor of this channel check the connection cable it may be damaged or disconnected The Gyropilot Graphic displays the message bus error conflict problem It may be that there are two master displays at address 1 on your installation check the addresses if that is the case reinitialise one of the displays The Gyropilot Graphic does not display the NMEA data those from the GPS for example Has the NMEA link been initialized see NMEA initialization chapter The NMEA link is not or is badly connected to the terminal box check the connection of the Gyropilot Graphic and that of the NMEA transmitter GPS See installation chapter The Gyropilot Graphic displays the message low battery Check the voltage of your battery with a voltmeter the operating voltage must be above 10VDC Check that the battery maintains the load The Gyropilot Graphic indicates Error EPROM Reinitialise your Gyropilot Graphic If the error message persists please contact your distributor If you do not manage to solve the problem please contact your distributor 217 Initialization of the Gyropilot Graphic see chapter 46 37 Gyropilot Graphic user guide 3360025003 rev3 3 SENSOR CALIBRATION Every nke sensor is adjusted at the factory However a calibration is required to adapt the sensor to the specificities of your boat and to obtain an optimum measurement accuracy Follow the calibration procedure below by visualising the settings on a display Please refer to the installation notice of the TOPLINE sensor that you wish to calibrate 31 Setting procedure of the calibration coefficient Example setting the calibration coefficient of the boat speed channel at the value 11 Using the Page key select the Main menu page then using the browser select Configuration then calibration press the Ent key in the list of channels select boat speed press the Ent key select calibration then press the Ent key using the browser set the cursor of the calibration coefficient at 11 validate your setting by pressing the Ent key or exit by pressing the Page key CAUTION The air temperature and sea temperature channels have a distinctive feature To cancel the alarm of this channel enter the value 0 when the unit is the degree Fahrenheit or 177 when the unit is the degree Celsius Enter the value in the upper alarm and the lower alarm boat speed Cancel PAGE Validate ENT 000 10 11 calibration Calibration depth sea temperature bus voltage boat speed validate ENT Menu PAGE boat speed Init Calibration Offset To return to the menu press page Menu configuration Calibration Ent Channels masking Ent Languages Ent Address initialisation Ent NMEA initialisation Ent NMEA console Ent Ower code Ent Pilot initialisation Ent Menu main Pilot Mode Pilot Setting Screen Page Alarms Unit Filtering ENT ENT Unite ENT Configuration 38 Gyropilot Graphic user guide 3360025003 rev3 32 Offset setting Follow the procedure above and select the subchannel OFFSET Please note that by default the value of the offset is 0 33 of the fluxgate compass It is possible that on some boats the Fluxgate Compass may be strongly disrupted by its environment Despite a careful installation and an offset properly adjusted an important difference remains between the magnetic heading displayed and the true magnetic heading throughout the measurement range between 0 and 359 In this case you must perform an of the Fluxgate Compass to achieve an acceptable level of accuracy Please refer to the installation guide of the Fluxgate Compass sensor 331 Principle of the The operation consists in executing at a rigorously constant rotation speed a perfect circle with your boat clockwise While the boat describes this circle the sensor will record the measurement points of a deviation curve every 10 with an accuracy of 025 Thus your Fluxgate Compass will be accurately corrected between 0 and 359 332 procedure for the Fluxgate Compass In order to achieve a successful you must navigate On smooth sea with no current and no wind Away from large magnetic masses such as cargo boats In an open area allowing the execution of a circle with a diameter approximately 5 times the length of the boat At a constant speed of about 2 or 3 knots Using the Page key select the Main menu page then select Configuration then calibration press the Ent key in the list of channels select magnetic heading press the Ent key select then press the Ent key Start to describe the circle then press the Ent key to launch the procedure One single circle is sufficient to perform the correctly a message indicates whether the is successful or not exit the setting mode by pressing the Page key For the previous generation of compass referenced as 9060005 at least three circles must be executed CAUTION the operation of the Fluxgate Compass requires precision in the execution of the circle constant rotation speed of 2 to 3 knots and constant diameter of the circle If you cannot maintain these two criteria the will not be successful 39 Gyropilot Graphic user guide 3360025003 rev3 In case of problem during the Gyropilot Graphic displays the following error messages Cancellation at user request Detection of a gyration in the opposite direction Start again clockwise Excessive variation between 2 heading measurements Reduce the speed of your boat to 2 or 3 knots Angle correction higher than 20 Start the procedure over In case of error the measurements are not saved to the memory and the sensor resumes its normal operating mode 34 Setting the depthfinder blanking In order to remove any keel echo which makes the depthfinder freeze on a fixed value it is possible to set a blanking minimum which allows the depthfinder to ignore the echoes reflected between the transducer and the screening value 341 Procedure for setting the depthfinder blanking Using the Page key select the Main menu page Then using the browser select Configuration then offset Press Ent In the list of channels select depth then press Ent Select Occultation then press Ent the following page is displayed Using the browser move the cursor to the selected blanking value heading 154 speed 000 Calibration depth sea temperature bus voltage magnetic headingg validate ENT Menu PAGE magnetic heading Offset To return to the menu press page run one circle 40 Gyropilot Graphic user guide 3360025003 rev3 Validate your setting by pressing Ent or exit by pressing Page 4 CALIBRATION UTILITIES The Calibration utilities are a software option of the Gyropilot Graphic To activate this function you must enter a code in the configuration menu of the Gyropilot Graphic To obtain the Calibration utilities code please contact your nke distributor Since this code is unique for each Gyropilot Graphic you must communicate the key number of your instrument to your distributor 41 Obtaining the key number of your Gyropilot Graphic entering the Calibration utilities code Using the Page key select the Main menu page then using the browser select Configuration then Owner code press the Ent key select Calibration option then press the Ent key in the window below the key number of your Gyropilot Graphic is displayed communicate this number to your distributor to obtain the Calibration utilities code using the browser enter the four digits of your code press the Ent key the Calibration utilities is activated 41 Gyropilot Graphic user guide 3360025003 rev3 42 Automatic calibration of boat speed 421 Principle This involves calibrating the boat speed in relation to the speed over ground In order to do this one must sail approximately 05 miles while maintaining a constant heading then sail back approximately the same distance using the opposite heading Calculation of the new calibration is done based on the calibration already saved it is not necessary to set the speedometer calibration back to 1 422 Procedure for automatic calibration of the speedometer Using the Page key select the Main menu page Then using the browser select Configuration then calibration Press Ent In the list of channels select boat speed then press Ent Select calibration then press Ent Select Auto then press Ent the following page is displayed Press Ent once again the following page is displayed press ENT at beginning press ENT at finish of Each run roughly 05 Nm each Cancel PAGE Continue ENT 42 Gyropilot Graphic user guide 3360025003 rev3 Sail or power at a consistant heading and speed press Ent to start the calibration procedure the following page is displayed Sail a over ground distance of approximately 05 mile while maintaining a constant course over ground then press Ent the following page is displayed Come to the course over ground indicated opposite of the previous headingabilize your boat on this new heading then press Ent the following page is displayed 43 Gyropilot Graphic user guide 3360025003 rev3 Sail a over ground distance of approximately 05 mile once again then press Ent the following page is displayed This page displays the value of the calibration coefficient currently saved in the Log depth interface Old coefhe new calibration coefficient calculated New coefhe coefficients calculated during the return trips return coeffwell as the correction percentage to be applied to the surface speed If you wish to save this new calibration coefficient select Yes using the browse then press Ent Your speedometer sensor is now calibrated If you do not wish to save this new coefficient press page 43 Calibration of the nke compass based on the correction table 431 Principle This involves manually or automatically completing a correction table This correction table allows the headings of the nke compass to be corrected every 30 432 Manual calibration of the nke compass The method consists in plotting the deviation curve every 30 by performing plots on alignments or by comparing the various headings in relation to a calibrated compass 44 Gyropilot Graphic user guide 3360025003 rev3 433 Procedure for manual calibration of the nke compass Using the Page key select the Main menu page Then using the browser select Configuration then calibration Press Ent In the list of channels select Compass head then press Ent Select Correction table then press Ent Select Manual then press Ent the following page is displayed Using the browser select the value to be modified in the table then press Ent the following page is displayed Using the browser enter the new correction value current correction correction value plotteden press Ent the following page is displayed 45 Gyropilot Graphic user guide 3360025003 rev3 Using the browser select Yes then press Ent to save this new correction If you do not wish to save this correction directly press Ent Repeat this operation every 30 in order to complete the correction table Once this correction table is complete your compass is corrected of deviation curve 434 Procedure for automatic calibration of the nke compass Using the Page key select the Main menu page Then using the browser select Configuration then calibration Press Ent In the list of channels select compass head then press Ent Select Correction table then press Ent Select Auto then press Ent the following page is displayed 46 Gyropilot Graphic user guide 3360025003 rev3 Using the browser select the value to be modified in the table then press Ent the following page is displayed Maintain the required nke compass heading at 10 then plot the reference heading magCOG and enter it using the browser then press Ent the following page is displayed Using the browser select Yes then press Ent to save this new correction If yo do not wish to save this correction directly press Ent Repeat this operation every 30 in order to complete the correction table Once this correction table is complete your compass is corrected to the deviation curve 44 Calibration of apparent wind angle 441 Principle This involves performing 4 closehauled tacks in order to record the average apparent wind angle on each tack and calculating the wind vane offset to be saved in the mastheadunit in order to have an accurate measurement of apparent wind angle 47 Gyropilot Graphic user guide 3360025003 rev3 442 Procedure for the calibration of apparent wind angle Using the Page Key select the Main menu page Then using the browser select Configuration then calibration Press Ent In the list of channels select app wind angle then press Ent Select Auto then press Ent the following page is displayed Come to closehauled starboard tack and once the boat is stabilized start recording the apparent wind angle by pressing Ent the following page is displayed When you estimate that you have enough correct measurements press Ent to stop recording then change tack so as to come to closehauled port tack The following window is displayed 48 Gyropilot Graphic user guide 3360025003 rev3 Start again just like for starboard tack then press Ent to stop recording and display the calculated offset Perform another starboard tack then another port tack in order to complete the table and refine the calculated offset Press Ent the following page is displayed The line old offset shows the offset value already present on the apparent wind angle and the line New offset shows the average of the 2 calculated offsets If you wish to save this new offset select Yes using the browser then press Ent Otherwise press Ent 5 INSTALLATION This chapter describes the installation and initialisation of the Gyropilot Graphic It also describes the complete initialisation of the Gyropilot The general installation of the pilot ram computer rudder angle etcescribed in the Gyropilot computer guide 51 Packing list One Gyropilot Graphic equipped with six meters of cable integrating the TOPLINE bus and one NMEA input One user guide One protective cover One locking nut 52 List of accessories Standard terminal box TOPLINE bus 9060121 Terminal box TOPLINE bus with NMEA input 9060417 White protective cover 3115059 IMPORTANT Read this guide entirely before starting the installation The electrical connection on the TOPLINE bus must be carried out with the terminal box 9060417 equipped with a connection terminal for the NMEA input Only use TOPLINE bus cable of the type 2061001 Any intervention on the TOPLINE bus must be carried out with the installation power switched off 49 Gyropilot Graphic user guide 3360025003 rev3 53 Installation precautions Before starting the installation take the time to choose the most appropriate place The location of the Gyropilot graphic must be so that the helmsman can easily operate the control keyboard and read the display placed in a location away from potential shocks more than 40cm away from a magnetic compass 54 Wall mounting Make sure the location is clean smooth and flat Check that there is sufficient space behind the partition to make the cable run Perform the 17 drillings according to the drawing of figure 2 clean the mounting surface with alcohol Lay a thin silicone sealing joint around the mounting perimeter introduce the cable in the 17 drilled hole position the display then tighten the fixing nut moderately 50 Gyropilot Graphic user guide 3360025003 rev3 Figure 2 CAUTION When mounting the display tighten the nut moderately Excessive tightening can cause the casing to break Do not use glue putty to mount the display 51 Gyropilot Graphic user guide 3360025003 rev3 55 Connection to the Topline bus and to the NMEA bus 1 Make the bus cable run from the Gyropilot Graphic to the TOPLINE terminal box of your installation 2 Connect the bus cable inside the terminal box If you reduce the length of the bus cable strip and galvanise the wires before connecting them inside the terminal box Identification of the cable wires White cable 5 wires Wires identification White wire 12V TOPLINE Bus Black wire Topline Data Braid GND Red wire Not connected Yellow wire NMEA NMEA input Green wire NMEA 52 Gyropilot Graphic user guide 3360025003 rev3 56 Initialization of the Gyropilot Graphic At first powerup you must initialize the Gyropilot Graphic so that an address is assigned to it The display is delivered with the address set as 0 During the initialization it will automatically insert itself in the list of instruments of the TOPLINE bus of your installation either as master at the address 1 if this address is available on the bus or as slave if the address 1 is taken by a master at an available address comprised between 2 and 20 Please note that if the Gyropilot Graphic is not initialized then the following message is displayed Master absent The Gyropilot has no address initialise the address of the Gyropilot in the Initialization procedure the Gyropilot Graphic is at the address 0 Using the Page key select the Main menu page then using the browser select Configuration then Address initialization press the Ent key the following message is displayed to obtain an address press the Ent key press the Ent key the following message is displayed creation of slave list and the Gyropilot acquires an address The new address of the Gyropilot is temporarily displayed on the screen exit this menu by pressing the Page key procedure You may need to reinitialise the Gyropilot Graphic for example so that a new address is assigned to it Using the Page key select the Main menu page then using the browser select Configuration then Address initialization press the Ent key the following message is displayed to force the address to 0 press the Ent key press the Ent key the following message is displayed address of the Gyropilot 0 you can now relaunch the initialization procedure to assign a different address to the Gyropilot 53 Gyropilot Graphic user guide 3360025003 rev3 57 Initialization of the pilot installation After installing the Gyropilot you must initialize your pilot system This is required to complete the installation of the Gyropilot computer Position the rudder at the centre then into limit stop on starboard side and finally into limit stop on port side so that the computer stores these positions of the rudder These three rudder positions are essential for the good operation of the drive unit of the pilot Follow the menu Pilot Initialization of the Gyropilot Graphic which will guide you along the procedure Procedure Using the Page key select the Main menu page then using the browser select Configuration then Pilot initialization press the Ent key the following message is displayed This procedure will erase current settings Press the Ent key to start Press the Page key to exit press the Ent key the Gyropilot Graphic will guide you through the positioning of the rudder follow the indications After performing an auto test your pilot is initialised Exit this menu by pressing the Page key CAUTION Inadequate initialisation of the pilot can lead to premature wear of the parts poor heading maintenance by the pilot and excessive electrical consumption If you are unsure about your setting perform the initialisation once again Put the rudder To the center then press ENT Push the rudder all the way To come to starboard then press ENT Push the rudder all the way To come to port Then press Ent Put the rudder To the center then press ENT 54 Gyropilot Graphic user guide 3360025003 rev3 NOTES 55 Gyropilot Graphic user guide 3360025003 rev3 NOTES 8ccccd 1Tpy 1Tar 1Tpy 1Tar HHEFa aHHEF a FHHEFa a aHHEFa fHHEFa aaHH E D ZQX DY QX MDY QX DY EhD EFvhEDCCeCCppE EEadPQXEDY ECDCCe ia 0 9 MEd MEd ccx0L ccx0L 29h546 tt6t466 A97DGG3GkPCB80 y 19921995 Microsoft Corp All Rights Reserved 19901991 Type Solutions Inc All Rights ReservedThe Wingdings fonts were designed by Kris Holmes and Charles Bigelow in1990 and 1991 The fonts were originally named Lucida Icons Arrows and Stars to complement the Lucida text font family by the same designers Renamed reorganized and released in 1992 as Microsoft Trust Inc10UVeriSign Time Stamping Service Root1402UNO LIABILITY ACCEPTED nameJSlposto 410 5GY5Y EF HHEFa aHHEF a FHHEFa a aHHEFa fHHEFa aaHH E D ZQX DY QX 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