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and patents noticeAutohelm hsb2 RayTech Navigator Sail Pilot SeaTalk SeaTalkNG SeaTalkHS and Sportpilot are registered trademarks of RaymarineUK Limited RayTalk Seahawk Smartpilot Pathfinder and Raymarine are registered trademarks of Raymarine Holdings LimitedFLIR is a registered trademark of FLIR Systems Inc andor its other trademarks trade names or company names referenced herein are used for identification only and are the property oftheir respective ownersThis product is protected by patents design patents patents pending or design patents pendingFair Use StatementYou may print no more than three copies of this manual for your own use You may not make any further copies or distribute or use themanual in any other way including without limitation exploiting the manual commercially or giving or selling copies to third 2010 Raymarine UK Ltd All rights number 812762Date 1 Important information 9 36 Compact keyboard layout 30Safety notices9 37 Nav stations 30TFT LCD Displays 10 38 Using the cursor 32Water ingress 10 39 Home screen overview 33Disclaimers 10 310 Pages 34Chart cards and memory cards 11 311 Applications 35EMC conformance 11 312 Screen overview 37Suppression ferrites 11 313 Databar status symbols 40Connections to other equipment 12 314 Initial setup procedures 43Declaration of conformity 12 Chapter 4 Managing display data 47Product disposal 12 41 Memory cards overview 48Warranty registration 12 42 Inserting a memory card chart card or CF IMO and SOLAS 12 microSD card adaptor 48Technical accuracy 12 43 Ensure chart card door is securely closed 49Chapter 2 Handbook information 13 44 Removing a memory card chart card or CF microSD adaptor 4921 Handbook information 14 45 Saving user data and user settings 50Chapter 3 Getting started 15 46 Transferring data using NMEA 5131 System integration 16 47 Resetting your system 5232 Networking constraints 20 Chapter 5 Using waypoints routes and33 Display power 22 tracks 5334 Monitor controls 22 51 Waypoints 5435 Command Center Keyboard layout 29 52 Routes 64 553 Tracks 69 78 Autopilot alarms 11554 Waypoints routes and tracks storage capacity 71 Chapter 8 Using alarms and MOBChapter 6 Using the chart 73 functions 11761 Chart application overview 74 81 Using Man Overboard MOB functions 11862 Vessel position and orientation 76 82 Alarms 11963 Chart views 79 Chapter 9 Using radar 12564 Chart planning options 83 91 Radar overview 12665 Chart navigation options 83 92 Digital radar scan speed 12666 Measuring distances and bearings 84 93 Radar scanner status symbols 12767 Chart vectors 85 94 Radar range and image quality 12868 Current information 86 95 Radar display overview 13169 Tide information 87 96 Dual range radar operation 133610 Chart object information 89 97 Radar mode and orientation 134611 Chart layers 90 98 Radar tuning HD and SuperHD digital612 Chart presentation 94 scanners 137613 Chart setup 97 99 Radar tuning nonHD digital radomes 142 910 Using radar to measure distances ranges andChapter 7 Using autopilot control 107 bearings 14671 Enabling the autopilot control function 108 911 Using radar to track targets and avoid72 Disengaging the autopilot in an emergency 108 collisions 15073 GSeries keyboard autopilot controls 109 912 Radar setup menu options 15474 Autopilot dialog box 110 Chapter 10 Using AIS 15775 Autopilot control options 110 101 AIS overview 15876 Dodge control 111 102 AIS prerequisites 15977 Autopilot status symbols 1146 GSeries User reference103 Classes of AIS data 160 127 Fishfinder waypoints 191104 Enabling AIS 161 128 Fishfinder alarms 191105 Displaying AIS vectors 161 129 Fishfinder setup 192106 AIS status symbols 162 Chapter 13 Using the engine application 199107 AIS silent mode 162 131 Engine application overview 200108 Viewing AIS target information 163 132 Displaying the engine application 200109 Using AIS to avoid collisions 164 133 Setting up the engine application 2011010 AIS options 165 134 Changing the engine panel dial color 2011011 AIS alarms 166 135 Preconfigured data panels 2021012 Buddy tracking 167 136 Changing what the engine Aid to Navigation AToN targets 169 displays 2041014 Land base station targets 170 Chapter 14 Using the data application 205Chapter 11 Using the Course Deviation 141 Data application overview 206Indicator 173 142 Preconfigured data panels 207111 Course Deviation Indicator overview 174 143 Trim tab calibration 210112 Displaying the CDI application 175 144 Customizing the data application 210113 Using the CDI application 175 Chapter 15 Using the weather 12 Using the fishfinder 177 North America only 213121 Fishfinder introduction 178 151 Weather application overview 214122 The sonar image 179 152 Displaying the weather application 214123 Fishfinder presets 181 153 Weather application setup 215124 Fishfinder display modes 182 154 Weather application display overview 215125 Fishfinder range 185 155 Weather map navigation 219126 Fishfinder presentation options 186 156 Weather reports 219 7157 Storm tracking 220 192 Camera control 242158 Animated weather graphics 221 193 Image adjustments 243 194 Camera setup 246Chapter 16 Using Sirius satellite radio NorthAmerica only 223 Chapter 20 DSC VHF radio integration 247161 Sirius radio overview 224 201 Using a DSC VHF radio with your display 248162 Displaying the Sirius radio application 224 202 Enabling DSC VHF radio integration 249163 Sirius radio basic operations 225164 Sirius radio presets 226 Chapter 21 Customizing your system 251165 Favorite Sirius radio song alerts 227 211 Customizing the vessel icon 252166 Sirius radio parental locking 228 212 Customizing the databar 252 213 Compass setup 254Chapter 17 Using Navtex 229 214 GPS setup 254171 Navtex overview 230 215 System setup menu 256172 Navtex setup 230173 Viewing and managing Navtex messages 231 Chapter 22 Maintaining your display 263 221 Service and maintenance 264Chapter 18 Using video 233 222 Routine equipment checks 264181 Video application overview 234 223 Cleaning 265182 Video setup 235 224 Cleaning the display screen 265183 Using video 236184 Video adjustments 236 Chapter 23 Technical support 267185 Audio adjustments 237 231 Raymarine customer support 268 232 3rd party support 269Chapter 19 Using the thermal 239191 Thermal camera application overview 2408 GSeries User 1 Important information Warning Sonar operation NEVER operate the sounder with the boat out of the waterSafety notices NEVER touch the transducer face when the sounder is powered on Warning Ensure safe navigation SWITCH OFF the sounder if divers are likely to be This product is intended only as an aid to navigation within 76 m 25 ft of the transducer and must never be used in preference to sound navigational judgment Only official government charts and notices to mariners contain all the current Warning Autopilot control information needed for safe navigation and the captain is responsible for their prudent use It is the The autopilot functions available on the multifunction users responsibility to use official government charts display do NOT replace the autopilot control head notices to mariners caution and proper navigational You must have a pilot control head installed before skill when operating this or any other Raymarine you enable or engage the autopilot product Warning Radar scanner safety Warning Product installation and Before rotating the radar scanner ensure all personnel operation are clear This product must be installed and operated in accordance with the instructions provided Failure to Warning Radar transmission safety do so could result in personal injury damage to your boat andor poor product performance The radar scanner transmits energy Ensure all personnel are clear of the scanner when the radar is transmitting Warning High voltages This product contains high voltages Do NOT remove any covers or otherwise attempt to access internal components unless specifically instructed in this information 9 Caution Care of chart cards TFT LCD Displays To avoid irreparable damage to andor loss of data The colors of the display may seem to vary when viewed against from chart cards a colored background or in colored light This is a perfectly normal effect that can be seen with all color Liquid Crystal Displays LCDs Ensure that chart cards are fitted the correct way around DO NOT try to force a card into position In common with all Thin Film Transistor TFT LCD units the screen may exhibit a few less than 7 wrongly illuminated pixels These DO NOT save data waypoints routes and so on may appear as black pixels in a light area of the screen or as colored to a chart card as the charts may be overwritten pixels in black areas DO NOT use a metallic instrument such as a screwdriver or pliers to remove a chart card Safe removal Use the Remove Card menu option Water ingress before removing the chart card Water ingress disclaimer Although the waterproof rating capacity of Raymarine products Caution Ensure chart card door is exceeds that called for by the IPX6 standard water intrusion securely closed and subsequent equipment failure may occur if any Raymarine equipment is subjected to commercial high pressure washing To prevent water ingress and consequent damage to Raymarine will not warrant equipment subjected to high pressure the display ensure that the chart card door is firmly washing closed This can be confirmed by an audible click Caution Cleaning Disclaimers When cleaning this product This product including the electronic charts is intended to be used Do NOT wipe the display screen with a dry cloth as only as an aid to navigation It is designed to facilitate use of official this could scratch the screen coating government charts not replace them Only official government charts and notices to mariners contain all the current information Do NOT use abrasive or acid or ammonia based needed for safe navigation and the captain is responsible for their products prudent use It is the users responsibility to use official government Do NOT use a jet wash charts notices to mariners caution and proper navigational skill when operating this or any other Raymarine product This product supports electronic charts provided by third party data suppliers which may be embedded or stored on memory card Use of such10 GSeries User is subject to the suppliers EndUser Licence Agreement want to use microSD or microSDHC chart cards you must in the documentation for this product or supplied with the the optional CF microSD card adaptor and insert it into thememory card as applicable CompactFlash card slot on your unit The microSD or does not warrant that this product is errorfree or that it chart card must be inserted into the adaptoris compatible with products manufactured by any person or entityother than Raymarine Use branded chart cards and memory cardsThis product uses digital chart data and electronic information from When archiving data Raymarine recommends the use of qualitythe Global Positioning System GPS which may contain errors branded memory cards Some brands of memory card may notRaymarine does not warrant the accuracy of such information and work in your unit Please contact customer support for a list ofyou are advised that errors in such information may cause the recommended cardsproduct to malfunction Raymarine is not responsible for damagesor injuries caused by your use or inability to use the product by theinteraction of the product with products manufactured by others orby errors in chart data or information utilized by the product and EMC by third parties Raymarine equipment and accessories conform to the appropriate Compatibility EMC regulations for use in the recreational marine cards and memory cards Correct installation is required to ensure that EMC performance is not cardsThe following types of memory or chart card are compatible withyour Raymarine system Suppression ferrites CompactFlash CF micro Secure Digital microSD Raymarine cables may be fitted with suppression ferrites These are important for correct EMC performance If a ferrite has to be micro Secure Digital HighCapacity microSDHC removed for any purpose eg installation or maintenance it must be replaced in the original position before the product is used Note microSD and microSDHC cards require the optional Raymarine CF microSD card adaptor Only the official Use only ferrites of the correct type supplied by Raymarine Raymarine adaptor is compatible with your system authorized dealersChart cardsYour system is preloaded with electronic charts for your region Ifyou wish to use different chart data you can insert compatible CFchart cards into the CompactFlash card slot on your unit If youImportant information 11Connections to other equipment It is important that you register your product to receive full warranty benefits Your unit package includes a bar code label indicating theRequirement for ferrites on nonRaymarine cables serial number of the unit You should stick this label to the warranty registration cardIf your Raymarine equipment is to be connected to other equipmentusing a cable not supplied by Raymarine a suppression ferriteMUST always be attached to the cable near the Raymarine unit IMO and SOLAS The equipment described within this document is intended for useDeclaration of conformity on leisure marine boats and workboats not covered by International Maritime Organization IMO and Safety of Life at Sea SOLASRaymarine Ltd declares that GSeries systems are in compliance Carriage the essential requirements of EMC directive 2004108ECThe original Declaration of Conformity certificate may be viewed onthe relevant product page at Technical accuracy To the best of our knowledge the information in this document wasProduct disposal correct at the time it was produced However Raymarine cannot accept liability for any inaccuracies or omissions it may contain InDispose of this product in accordance with the WEEE Directive addition our policy of continuous product improvement may change specifications without notice As a result Raymarine cannot accept liability for any differences between the product and this document The Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment WEEEDirective requires the recycling of waste electrical and Whilst the WEEE Directive does not apply to someRaymarine products we support its policy and ask you to be awareof how to dispose of this registrationTo register your Raymarine product ownership please take a fewminutes to fill out the warranty registration card found in the box orvisit and register online12 GSeries User 2 Handbook contents 21 Handbook information on page 14Handbook information 1321 Handbook information Additional handbooks Description Part numberThis handbook contains important information regarding theoperation of the GSeries system SeaTalkng reference manual 81300About this handbook All documents are available to download as PDFs from handbook describes how to operate your multifunction displayin conjunction with compatible electronic cartography and Handbook conventionsIt assumes that all peripheral equipment to be operated with it IMPORTANT INFORMATION relating to the conventions used inis compatible and has been correctly installed This handbook this handbookis intended for users of varying marine abilities but assumes a This handbook relates to the 2010 software update for GSeriesgeneral level of knowledge of display use nautical terminology systems One of the key software features introduced in thisand practices software update is the home screen which is referred to in this handbooks Some Raymarine products include a dedicated HOME button for accessing the home screenThe GSeries system has the following handbooks available The GSeries keyboard and Compact variant does NOT haveGSeries handbooks a Home button The PAGE button is used instead Where this handbook refers to the home screen you can press the PAGE Description Part number button on the GSeries keyboard to display the home screen at any time GSeries system installation and 87070 commissioning instructions GSeries system operating instructions 86126 quick reference GSeries system user reference 81276 handbook Glass Bridge monitors user guide 81324 GSeries compact keyboard 81316 GSeries command center keyboard 8708414 GSeries User 3 Getting startedChapter contents 31 System integration on page 16 32 Networking constraints on page 20 33 Display power on page 22 34 Monitor controls on page 22 35 Command Center Keyboard layout on page 29 36 Compact keyboard layout on page 30 37 Nav stations on page 30 38 Using the cursor on page 32 39 Home screen overview on page 33 310 Pages on page 34 311 Applications on page 35 312 Screen overview on page 37 313 Databar status symbols on page 40 314 Initial setup procedures on page 43Getting started 1531 System integrationYou can add additional features and functions to your GSeriessystem by connecting a number of external devices to display via the GPM400 processor moduleThe following diagram illustrates the various external devices thatcan be connected to your system Instruments Video Camera Satellite TV External GPS Thermal camera Autopilot GSeries system DSC VHF Digital Open Array radar scanner 11180 RAY240 1 2 3 ABC DEF or 4 5 6 WPTS GHI JKL MNO PAGE MENU OUT MOB RANGE ENTER 7 8 9 IN PQRS TUV WXYZ ACTIVE DATA 0 DODGE STANDBY PILOT OK CANCEL Digital Radome scanner AIS receiver transceiver Personal Fishfinder SeaT alkhs Additional Computer DSM30 300 or 400 switch multifunction displays Weather receiver D116921A variety of protocols are used to transfer data between the variousdevices in your networked system The following table details whichdevices may be connected and the type of connectivity in terms ofprotocols and physical interfaces16 GSeries User reference Device Type Suitable Devices Connectivity Device Type Suitable Devices Connectivity Radar Up to two of the SeaTalkhs of ONE of the following following Raymarine Raymarine fishfinders radar scanners may DSM 30 be connected to your system Both DSM 300 scanners may be operated simultaneously DSM 400 if required Cartography included Embedded internal GPM400 internal Navionics cartography storage 4 kilowatt Digital Radome Scanner Cartography optional External CompactFlash Card slot 4 kilowatt HD Digital microSD or microSDHC chart cards Note microSD Radome Scanner and microSDHC 4 kilowatt HD Digital Navionics Silver cards require the Open Array Scanner Navionics Gold optional Raymarine CF microSD card 12 kilowatt HD Digital Navionics Gold adaptor Only the Open Array Scanner official Raymarine Navionics Platinum adaptor is compatible 4 kilowatt SuperHD Digital Open Array Navionics Platinum with your system Scanner Navionics FishN Chip 12 kilowatt SuperHD Navionics Hotmaps Digital Open Array Scanner Refer to the Raymarine website Note Please ensure your radar for the latest list of scanner is using supported chart cards the latest software version GVM video module Up to 3 Raymarine GVM SeaTalkhs video modules Fishfinder The GSeries system SeaTalkhs supports the started 17 Device Type Suitable Devices Connectivity Device Type Suitable Devices Connectivity Sirius WeatherAudio Raymarine SR100 SeaTalkhs Keyboard A maximum of 8 SeaTalkng Sirius Weather Raymarine keyboards Receiver may be connected to a GSeries AIS The GSeries system NMEA 0183 or system including any supports the connection SeaTalkng combination of of ONE of the following AIS units GSeries Command Centre Keyboard Raymarine AIS 250 wired Raymarine AIS 500 GSeries Command Thirdparty AIS Class Centre Keyboard A or Class B receiver wireless requires transceiver optional wireless upgrade kit Navtex Navtex Receiver NMEA 0183 GSeries Compact Fast Heading Sensor Fast Heading Sensor NMEA 0183 Keyboard wired GPS external Raystar125 GPS or SeaTalk SeaTalkng or Additional multifunction Any combination of up SeaTalkhs thirdparty external GPS NMEA 0183 displays to 8 GSeries or Glass receiver Bridge monitors Instruments All current Raymarine SeaTalk SeaTalkng or Maximum 2 ESeries instruments NMEA 0183 Widescreen E90W E120W E140W Autopilot Raymarine All current Raymarine SeaTalk SeaTalkng displays autopilots Autopilot third party Thirdparty autopilots NMEA 0183 waypoint and bearing information VHF radio Raymarine DSC VHF NMEA 0183 SeaTalk radios18 GSeries User reference Device Type Suitable Devices Connectivity Device Type Suitable Devices Connectivity External non Each GPM processor 2 x DVI connectors Raymarine displays unit supports the following resolutions Both DVI connectors support VGA using 1024 X 768 the optional adaptor cable 1280 X 720 1280 X 768 1280 X 800 1280 X 1024 Thermal camera The GSeries system SeaTalkhs for control supports the connection BNC connector for of ONE of the following video via GVM video Raymarine thermal module cameras T300 thermal camera 9 Hz T303 thermal camera 30 Hz T350 thermal camera 9 Hz T400 thermal camera 9 Hz T403 thermal camera 30 Hz T450 thermal camera 9 HzGetting started 19 Device Type Suitable Devices Connectivity 32 Networking constraints The following constraints apply when networking an ESeries 4 x composite video Widescreen display with a GSeries system inputs PAL or NTSC Only 3 available if General SVideo input in use ESeries Widescreen displays must be connected to the GSeries 1 x SVideo input system via SeaTalkhs PAL or NTSC ESeries Widescreen displays can be connected via NMEA 0183 1 x stereo linelevel audio input for ESeries Widescreen displays must NOT be connected to SVideo Composite SeaTalkng when part of a GSeries network input 4 only ESeries Widescreen displays must NOT be connected to SeaTalk when part of a GSeries network Note Video connected to the Master slave operation GVM400 can be viewed on any When using an ESeries Widescreen display in a GSeries GSeries displays system the GSeries GPM processor unit is ALWAYS the data on the SeaTalkhs master network Nav stations An ESeries Widescreen display can NOT form part of a GSeries Nav Station configuration Home screen sharing For networks featuring ONLY ESeries Widescreen units Networked ESeries Widescreen units share home screens For networks featuring ONLY GSeries GPM processor units Networked GPM processor units share home screens For networks featuring ESeries Widescreen AND GSeries GPM processor units ESeries Widescreen units share home screens GPM processor units share home screens20 GSeries User reference ESeries Widescreen units do NOT share home screens with Keyboards GPM processor units If a SeaTalkng keyboard is being used to control an sharing Widescreen display it must be connected directly to the ESeries Widescreen display using SeaTalkng It must NOT be connected Chart card cartography is shared between ESeries Widescreen to the GSeries SeaTalkng bus displays and GSeries GPM processor units GPS Embedded cartography can NOT be shared between ESeries Widescreen displays and GSeries GPM processor units A networked system does NOT support multiple GPS receivers An ESeries Widescreen display will share its embedded cartography with another ESeries Widescreen display on the same network A GSeries GPM processor unit will share its embedded cartography with other GSeries GPM processor units on the same network The cartography contained on chart cards is always used in preference to embedded cartography when a chart card is inserted into a card slotRadar operation The GSeries system supports the use of 2 radar scanners at the same time An ESeries Widescreen display in a GSeries system can operate 1 scanner at any one time To use the second scanner you must select it in the Radar applications Setup Menu This does not automatically power down the first scanner When 2 scanners are connected you can powerdown the second scanner at any time using the radar power controls accessible from the displays power button The rotating scanner icon in the status bar indicates the status of all connected scanners not just the currently selected scanner Similarly if you have a GSeries Compact keyboard connected to an ESeries Widescreen display the radar status LED located on the keyboard reflects the status of ALL started 2133 Display power 34 Monitor controls Raymarine monitors feature a number of controls for the display on display settings1 Press and hold the POWER button until the Raymarine logo The GSeries range of monitors excluding Glass Bridge monitors appears features the following controls located on the bezel2 Press OK to acknowledge the warning window Control the display off VGA 1 menu1 Press and hold the POWER button until the countdown reaches zero VGA 2 scroll down Note If the POWER button is released before the countdown reaches zero the power off is cancelled VGA 2 scroll up DVI 1 scroll left DVI 1 scroll left Composite Video 1 PIP Composite Video 2 Brightness Composite Video 3 Night mode SVideo Enter Power22 GSeries User monitors on off OSD On Screen DisplayThese steps show how to switch GSeries monitors on or off using a The OSD provides on screen menu options to set up and operateGSeries keyboard the monitor1 Press the Power key to display the system power softkeys 1 2 32 Select the Monitor controls softkey3 Select the Monitor power softkey4 Use the Trackpad to select the required Nav Station5 Select On or Standby as required This will affect the monitors for the selected Nav Station Note If you wish to remove power from a monitor you must switch off the appropriate breaker at the distribution panelAdjusting the monitor brightnessOn the GSeries keyboard1 Press the POWER button on the keyboard once The backlight level control is displayed on the monitor2 Using the rotary control adjust the brightness level as appropriate3 To adjust the brightness for a monitor assigned to a different Nav Station press the rotary control once and select the appropriate Item Description Nav Station from the list 1 Function tabAdjusting the monitor color palette 2 Sub menuOn the GSeries keyboard 3 Control name1 Press the MENU button There are 7 function tabs across the top of the OSD from left to right2 Select the DISPLAY SETUP menu option3 Use the COLOR PALETTE softkey to select the appropriate Video input color palette Picture in Picture PIP Night modeGetting started 23 Adjust 3 x VGA inputs Setup 2 x DVI inputs Color 3 x Composite video inputs Input naming 1 x SVideo inputOSD controls Naming inputsThe OSD functions are accessed using the GSeries Keyboard With the Input Naming menu displayed Menu 1 Highlight the required input name 2 Press Enter 1 Press to show the OSD menu for the selected monitor 3 Use the up and down keys to change the letter or number value 2 Press to move between the function tabs 4 Use the left and right keys to select the previous or next 3 Press to exit a submenu character of the name 4 Press and hold to exit the OSD menu 5 When you have finished press Enter to accept the changes LeftRight PIP picture in picture 1 Select monitorOSD scroll leftright The PIP feature allows you to view a second 2 Move between function tabs input as a picture inset within the main screen 3 Adjust setting values eg brightness level when in The PIP offers three choices for the inset picture these are Child appropriate sub menu Split and Wide UpDown Press down to enter the submenu of the highlighted tab Navigate up and down through the menu list of options Enter Select option or accept setting ENTERVideo inputYou can select from the available input sources24 GSeries User referenceChild SplitGetting started 25Wide Function Description Layout Select from 3 different PIP layouts Child window Produces a picture within the main screen Split window Splits the main screen in two sections vertically Wide window Gives a widescreen picture PIP Size Child layout only Adjust the size of the PIP image PIP H Pos Child layout only Adjust the horizontal position of the PIP image PIP V Pos Child layout only Adjust the vertical position of the PIP image White Balance Adjust the brightness of the PIP image Set a value between 0 and 100 Contrast Adjust the contrast of the PIP image Set a value between 0 and 100 Color Adjust the color depth of the PIP image Set a valuePIP setup menu between 0 and 100 Function Description PIP Image tint Split and Wide layouts only PIP OnOff Toggle between PIP On and Off Adjust the tint of the PIP image Set a value between 0 and 100 Input source Select from the available source inputs PIP Image Split and Wide layouts only Note Some video inputs cannot be viewed in the PIP sharpness Adjust the sharpness of the PIP image Set a value source when certain inputs are on the main screen between 0 and 100 When this occurs the message Unsupported Input will appear in the PIP window26 GSeries User referenceNight mode Function DescriptionThe night mode OSD option allows you to dim the screen to a red Tint Composite and SVideo onlycolor palette suitable for night time navigation Adjust the main screen tint Set a value between 0 and 100 Function Description Sharpness Composite and SVideo only Night mode Toggle between Night mode On and Off Adjusts the main screen sharpness Set a value between 0 and 100 H position VGA Composite and SVideo onlyAdjust menu Adjust the horizontal position of the main screen Set a value between 0 and 100 Function Description V position VGA Composite and SVideo only Brightness Adjust the display backlighting Set a value between 0 Adjust the vertical position of the main screen Set a value and 100 between 0 and 100 White balance Adjust the level of white on the screen Set a value between 0 and 100 Setup menu Contrast VGA Composite and SVideo only Adjust the level of screen contrast Set a value between 0 Function Description and 100 Language Select the language for the OSD menus This can be either Auto VGA only English German French Spanish or Italian Automatically set the clock and phase sampling frequencies for the current VGA input Image size Not available in PIP mode Options to adjust the image size and scale Clock VGA only Adjust the VGA input sampling clock frequency Set a Fill All stretches the image to fill the entire screen value between 0 and 100 Fill Aspect makes the image as large as possible while Phase VGA only maintaining the aspect ratio Adjust the VGA input sampling clock phase Set a value Fill 11 the image is displayed at its original resolution between 0 and 100 OSD h pos Move the OSD window horizontally Set a value between 0 Color Composite and SVideo only and 100 Adjust the main screen color depth Set a value between 0 and 100 OSD v pos Move the OSD window vertically Set a value between 0 and 100Getting started 27 Function Description OSD Adjust the transparency of the OSD Select either opaque transparency or translucent Zoom Not available in PIP mode Set the magnification level for the main image Set a value between 0 and 100 Pan vert Not available in PIP mode Used in conjunction with the zoom function enables you to move up or down the magnified image Set a value between 0 and 100 Pan horiz Not available in PIP mode Used in conjunction with the zoom function enables you to move left or right the zoomed image Set a value between 0 and 100 Factory reset Selecting this option will reset all monitor settings to their factory default value Information Resolution and refresh rate for the main imageColor menu Function Description Color temp Enables you to adjust the color temperature of the picture 6500K 9300K User enables you to manually set a value between 0 and 255 for red green and blue28 GSeries User reference35 Command Center Keyboard layoutThe command center keyboard provides controls for all aspects of the GSeries system 1 2 3 ABC DEF 4 5 6 WPTS GHI JKL MNO PAGE MENU OUT MOB RANGE ENTER 7 8 9 IN PQRS TUV WXYZ ACTIVE DATA 0 DODGE STANDBY PILOT OK CANCEL 1 2 3 4 5 6 D1054721 Power key2 Monitor select OSD On Screen Display controls3 Softkeys4 Autopilot controls5 Rotary controller6 started 2936 Compact keyboard layout 37 Nav stationsThe Compact keyboard provides controls for most aspects of the A Nav Station is a grouping of up to 4 monitors and a system enabling you to adjust the brightness and power for all monitors from the same keyboard Each Nav Station includes at least 1 monitor and at least 1 keyboard Monitors Up to 2 monitors can be connected to each GPM processor in your system 8 Keyboards A keyboard can be assigned to a single monitor a 7 Nav Station or all monitors in your system but can only control 1 WPTS PAGE MENU MOB OUT monitor at a time You can select which monitor you want to control RANGE from the keyboard When a keyboard is associated with a monitor ACTIVE DATA IN this provides full control of the system PILOT RADAR ON The following diagram illustrates a typical Nav Station arrangement STANDBY OK CANCEL 1 2 3 4 5 6 D1189211 Power key2 Autopilot control3 Monitor select key4 Rotary control5 Selected monitor indicators6 Radar transmitting indicator7 Trackpad8 Softkeys30 GSeries User reference Number Description 1 Nav Station 1 flybridge 2 Nav Station 2 bridge 3 Belowdecks components for example GPM processor unit GVM video module 1 2 3 Refer to the installation instructions for information on planning and ABC DEF 4 5 6 WPTS GHI JKL MNO PAGE MENU OUT MOB RANGE ENTER 7 8 9 IN PQRS TUV WXYZ ACTIVE DATA 0 1 DODGE STANDBY PILOT OK CANCEL configuring the Nav Stations for your system Assigning a keyboard to an individual monitor 1 Press the MENU button 2 Select System Setup 3 Select System Configuration 4 Select Assign Keyboards 1 2 3 ABC DEF ENTER 4 GH 7 I PQRS 5 JKL 8 TUV 6 MNO 9 WXYZ PAGE ACTIVE WPTS MOB DATA MENU OUT RANGE IN A list of available keyboards is displayed 2 0 DODGE STANDBY PILOT OK CANCEL 5 Select the appropriate keyboard from the list 6 Select the ASSIGN TO MONITOR softkey 7 Select the appropriate monitor Assigning a keyboard to a nav station 1 Press the MENU button 2 Select System Setup 3 3 Select System Configuration 4 Select Assign Keyboards 5 Select the appropriate keyboard from the list 6 Select the ASSIGN TO NAVSTATION softkey 7 Select the appropriate Nav Station D102392Getting started 3138 Using the cursor Label Feature ApplicationThe cursor is used to move around the screen HDG Heading vector Chart The cursor appears on the screen as a white cross MARPA MARPA target Radar MOB Man Over Board marker Chart Radar D73663 POS Vessels position Chart RTE Route leg Chart If the cursor has not been moved for a short period of time SHM Ships Heading Marker Radar it changes to a circle with a cross in it to make it easier to locate on the screen TIDE Tide indicator Chart D73682 TRACK Track line Chart The cursor is When it is placed over an VRMEBL VRM and EBL 1 or 2 Radar object such as a waypoint or chart feature it changes color WIND Wind indicator Chart and a label or information associated with the object is D73692 WPT displayed When you place the cursor over certain items the WPT Waypoint Chart Radar softkeys change to provide related optionsList of cursor labels Label Feature Application AB Ruler line Chart AIS AIS target Chart COG Course Over Ground Chart vector CTR Center of radar Radar FLT Floating EBLVRM Radar GRD Guard zone Radar32 GSeries User reference39 Home screen overview Screen item DescriptionThe home screen provides a central point of access to your systems 1 Page each icon represents a page A page can displayrange of applications up to 4 applications also provides quick access to your waypoints routes and tracks 2 My Routes My Tracks My Waypoints these iconsPress the PAGE button at any time to access the home screen enable you to centrally manage your lists of routes tracksThe home screen consists of a number of application pages each and by an icon Applications can be started by selecting 3 Customize select this icon to configure applicationthe relevant page icon pagesUse the MORE softkeys to scroll the home screen and application pages 4 More select this softkey to scroll the home screen and access additional application pages 1 2 3 4Getting started 33310 Pages Multiple are used on your multifunction display to show applications With most applications it is possible to run 4 instances of the same application at any one time However there are 2 exceptions toPages are displayed and accessed on the home screen Each page this which arecan display between 1 and 4 applications Chart application maximum 2 simultaneous instances perAny page on the home screen can be customized enabling you to multifunction displaygroup your applications into different pages each designed for aspecific purpose For example you could have a page that includes Sirius satellite radio application maximum 1 instance perthe chart and fishfinder applications suitable for fishing and another multifunction display at any one timepage that includes the chart and data applications which would Video application maximum 1 instance per suitable for general sailing display at any one time Empty page You can add any applications to any empty page Moving a page on the home screen With the home screen displayed 1 Select the Customize icon 2 Select the page icon that you want to move 3 Select the SWAP PAGE softkey Page featuring a single application 4 Select the page icon that you want to swap positions with 5 Press the HOME button to return to the home screen featuring the new icon positions Changing an existing page on the home screen With the home screen displayed Page featuring multiple applications 1 Select the Customize icon 2 Select the page icon that you want to change 3 Select the EDIT PAGE softkey 4 Select the appropriate page layout 5 Select the applications you want to display on the pageYou can also define a layout for each page which determines how Adding a new page to the home screenthe applications are arranged on the screen With the home screen displayed34 GSeries User reference1 Use the MORE softkey to scroll to a home screen that has space 311 Applications for new page icons2 Select the Customize icon Chart application provides a 2D A number of empty page icons appear or 3D graphical view of your charts to help you navigate Waypoint route and3 Select an empty page icon track functions enable you to navigate4 Select the EDIT PAGE softkey to a specific location build and navigate5 Select the appropriate page layout routes or record where youve been6 Select the applications you want to display on the page Upgrade your charts using chart cards to enjoy higher levels of detail and 3D viewsRenaming a page on the home screen Fishfinder application with a suitable Digital Sounder Module DSM andWith the home screen displayed transducer you can use the fishfinder1 Select the Customize icon application to help you accurately2 Select the page that you want to rename distinguish between different sizes of3 Select the RENAME PAGE softkey fish bottom structure and underwater obstacles You can also view sea depth The onscreen keyboard is displayed and temperature data and mark points of4 Using the onscreen keyboard enter the new name for the page interest such as fishing spots or wrecks5 Select SAVE Radar application with a suitable radar scanner you can use the radar a page from the home screen to track targets and measure distancesWith the home screen displayed and bearings A number of automatic gain presets and color modes are provided to1 Select the CUSTOMIZE icon help you get the best performance from2 Select an existing page your radar scanner3 Select the DELETE PAGE softkey4 Select YES to confirm deletion or NO to cancel the operation Engine application enables you to view engine information in the form ofResetting the home screen to default settings gauges and digital data from up to 3 compatible enginesWith the home screen displayed1 Select the Customize icon2 Select the RESET ALL PAGES TO DEFAULT softkey3 Select the YES softkey to reset the pages or NO to cancelGetting started 35 Data application view system and Weather application North America instrument data on your multifunction only With a suitable weather receiver display for a range of compatible connected to your system the weather instruments application overlays historical live and forecasted weather graphics on a world map Course Deviation Indicator CDI Video application view a video or application provides a graphical camera source on your multifunction representation of your vessels course in a display With the appropriate optional rolling road format along with navigation accessories you can connect additional data video sources and switch between them Sirius audio application North America only Use your multifunction display to control a connected Sirius Satellite Radio receiver36 GSeries User reference312 Screen overview Screen item Description 4 Edit dialogs enable data to be edited or entered into a 1 2 3 4 5 6 list for example editing a waypoint 5 Popup messages alert you to a situation such as an alarm or unavailable function Popup messages may require a response from you for example press the ACKNOWLEDGE softkey to silence alarms 6 Softkeys used to select frequentlyused options Using menus Menus enable you to configure your system to your particular needs The following diagram shows the main features of a standard menu 1 2 Screen item Description 1 Databar provides information about your vessel and its environment The position and type of information in the databar can be customized if required The databar also displays the status icons which confirm the status of equipment including GPS AIS radar and autopilot units 2 Status bar provides information specific to each application This information cannot be edited or moved 3 List dialogs include information you have added to your multifunction display such as started 37 Screen item Description 1 2 3 1 Menu item Use the trackpad or rotary control to highlight an item and the OK button to select it 2 Scroll bar indicates your position in the list Use the trackpad or rotary control to scroll the list Note Press the CANCEL button to go back to a previous menu If a previous menu level is not available pressing CANCEL exits the menuUsing list dialogsList dialogs enable you to view details of data items stored on yoursystem such as waypoints routes and tracksThe following diagram shows the main features of a typical listdialog Screen item Description 1 List item use the trackpad or rotary control to highlight a list item Use the available softkeys to access the functions for the list dialog 2 Scroll bar indicates your position in the list Use the trackpad or rotary control to scroll the list 3 Details displays the details of the currently selected list item Note Press the CANCEL button to go back to a previous dialog If a previous dialog is not available pressing CANCEL exits the dialog38 GSeries User referenceUsing edit dialogs Note Press the CANCEL button to go back to a previous dialogEdit dialogs enable you to edit the details of data items stored on If a previous dialog is not available pressing CANCEL exits theyour system such as waypoints routes and tracks current dialogThe following diagram shows the main features of a typical editdialog Using control dialogs Control dialogs enable you to control externally connected 1 2 equipment such as an autopilot unit The following diagram shows a typical control dialog 1 Screen item Description 1 Text field use the trackpad or the rotary control to highlight a field Then press the OK button to select the field and display the onscreen keyboard which can be Screen item Description used to edit the details 1 Instructions tell you what softkeys to use for controlling 2 Numeric field use the trackpad or rotary control to the externally connected equipment highlight the field and then select theEDIT softkey to edit the detailsGetting started 39Editing information in dialogs 313 Databar status symbolsWith the dialog displayed The status symbols on the databar confirm whether the appropriate1 Select the field you want to edit connections to your system have been made The onscreen keyboard is displayed The symbols show the status for the following Radar scanner AIS receiver transceiver Sonar DSM GPS receiver Autopilot Radar scanner status symbols The radar scanner power mode status is indicated in the databar Radar power Symbol mode Description2 Use the onscreen keyboard to make the changes Transmit Rotating icon signifying that the3 Use the onscreen keyboards SAVE key to keep any changes TX scanner is on and transmitting When SCANNER is set to ON select thisEntering special or accented characters mode to activate the scanner This isWith the onscreen keyboard displayed the usual mode of operation1 Select the onscreen keyboards key Standby Static icon indicating that the scanner2 Select the character you want to accent STBY is on but not transmitting and the antenna is not rotating The scanner The available accented characters are displayed above the text does not transmit and the radar data entry field is removed from the screen This is3 For characters that have multiple available accents use the a powersave mode used when the character key to toggle between them radar is not needed for short time4 Select the key to enter the character periods When you return to transmit mode the magnetron does not need to warm up again This is the default mode40 GSeries User reference Radar Symbol Description power Symbol mode Description AIS unit is in Silent Mode Off Scanner powered off when radar not required but display is in use for other applications such as the chart When AIS unit is in Silent Mode with active alarms selected the system counts down During this time you cannot repower the scanner AIS unit is connected and switched on but has Timed Scanner switches between active alarms Transmit ontransmitting and standby mode Scanner goes into power save mode when constant use of radar is AIS unit is connected and switched on but the not required dangerous and lost alarm is disabledAIS status symbolsAIS status is indicated by a symbol in the databar Sonar status symbols Symbol Description The sonar DSM status is indicated in the databar AIS unit is switched on and operating Symbol Description Symbol animated the DSM is connected and transmitting AIS currently unavailable Symbol static the DSM is connected but not transmitting AIS unit is switched off or not connected Symbol greyedout the DSM is not connected or is not started 41GPS status symbols Symbol DescriptionThe GPS receiver status is indicated in the databar Autopilot alarm active Symbol Description A GPS receiver is connected and has obtained a fix Dodge mode is active A GPS receiver is not connected or cannot obtain a fix Fish mode is status symbols Autopilot calibrationThe autopilot status is indicated in the databar Symbol Description Power steering active Autopilot is in Standby mode Wind Vane mode is active Autopilot is in Track mode Autopilot is in Auto mode No autopilot detected42 GSeries User reference314 Initial setup procedures 2 Select System Setup 3 Select Boat DetailsA number of tasks should be completed before you use your systemfor the first time 4 Change the Safe Depth Safe Height and Safe Width settings as appropriate for your vesselOnce your system has been installed and commissioned instructions Raymarine recommends that you Note The settings you specify for your vessel details are Set the language the date and time format and preferred units essential for the accurate operation of the collision alarm You of measurement must specify vessel detail settings that are appropriate for safe navigation Set your vessel details Adjust the display brightness Note The collision alarm uses data from the GPS antenna in its Designate the data master master GPM calculations Therefore the values you specify for your vessel detail settings must reflect the actual position of the GPS antenna Select the GPS data source on your vessel For example the Safe Width setting is actually Familiarize yourself with the Simulator Mode the diameter either side of the GPS antenna so if you have a vessel 4 meters wide and you enter a minimum Safe Width of 4 meters this is actually providing a collision zone of only 2 metersSetting the language time date and units of either side of the GPS antenna If the GPS antenna is on the port side of the vessel and you specified a Safe Width of 4 meters you would be leaving 2 meters of the hull uncovered by1 Press the MENU button the collision zone2 Select System Setup3 Select Language4 Select the appropriate language from the list Adjusting the display brightness5 Select Time Date Setup 1 Press the POWER button once6 Use the Date Format and Time Format menu items to adjust The Backlight Level control is displayed the date and time 2 Using the rotary control adjust the brightness level as7 Use the Cancel button to return to the System Setup menu appropriate8 Select Units Setup 3 To switch the color palette between Day very bright and Night9 Make the appropriate changes using the menu items in the Units dark modes select MENU Display Setup Palette Setup MenuSetting your vessel details1 Press the MENU buttonGetting started 43Data master master GPM 3 Select the Set Master GPM optionIf your system features more than one GPM processor unit you must A list of available connected GPM processors is displayed withdesignate one GPM processor as the data master master GPM serial numbers The Local GPM refers to the GPM to which the monitor is physically connectedIf the data master has not already been designated as part of the 4 Select the processor you want to designate as the data and commissioning process it must be done as part ofthe initial setup 5 Select the SET AS MASTER softkeyThe data master handles all the data from the various marine Note If you are unsure of which GPM to select use theelectronics installed around your vessel The data master receives DISCOVER GPM softkey which shows a message on everydata from SeaTalk and SeaTalkng and transmits it to the relevant monitor identifying the GPM to which it is of the GSeries system via the SeaTalkhs networkFor example the system may require heading information from theautopilot and GPS systems usually received through a SeaTalkng or Selecting the GPS data sourceNMEA connection The data master is the GPM processor to which 1 Press the MENU buttonthe SeaTalk NMEA and any other data connections are made it 2 Select System Setupthen bridges the data to the SeaTalkhs network and any compatible 3 Select System displays Information shared by the data master includes 4 Select Preferred GPS Source Cartography 5 Select the type of data input that is supplying your preferred source of GPS data SeaTalk1 or Routes and waypoints NMEA0183 Radar Sonar Simulator mode Data received from the autopilot instruments the engine and The Simulator mode enables you to practice operating your display other external sources without data from a GPS antenna radar scanner AIS unit or fishfinder Note The GPM processor that you choose to be the master The simulator mode is switched onoff in the System Setup Menu GPM must be the unit to which the SeaTalk and SeaTalkng buses You can also adjust the vessel speed in simulator mode This is are physically connected useful for quickly moving to different areas of the chart for the data master master GPM Note Raymarine recommends that you do NOT use the simulator mode whilst navigating1 Press the MENU button2 Select the System Configuration menu item Note The simulator will NOT display any real data including any safety messages such as those received from AIS units44 GSeries User reference Note Any system settings made whilst in Simulator mode are not transmitted via SeaTalk to other the simulator mode1 Press Menu2 Select the System Setup menu3 Select the Simulator item and change its value to OnAdjusting the simulator vessel speed1 Press the MENU button2 Select System Setup3 Select Simulator Speed4 Select the appropriate speedGetting started 4546 GSeries User 4 Managing display dataChapter contents 41 Memory cards overview on page 48 42 Inserting a memory card chart card or CF microSD card adaptor on page 48 43 Ensure chart card door is securely closed on page 49 44 Removing a memory card chart card or CF microSD adaptor on page 49 45 Saving user data and user settings on page 50 46 Transferring data using NMEA on page 51 47 Resetting your system on page 52Managing display data 4741 Memory cards overview 42 Inserting a memory card chart cardYou can use memory cards to archive data such as waypoints or CF microSD card adaptorroutes and tracks 1 Check that you are using the correct type of cardMemory cards can be used to archive your data when the system 2 Open the chart card door located on the top of the GPMcapacity is reached You can then delete old data from your system processor unitcreating capacity for new data The archived data can be retrievedat any time You can also use memory cards to backup your data 3 Insert the card or CF microSD card adaptor as shown in the diagram below with the lip of the card or adaptor facing Note Raymarine recommends that you backup your data to a outwards It should position easily If it does not DO NOT force memory card on a regular basis it check the direction in which the lip is facing 4 Gently press the card or adaptor all the way in to the card slot 5 If using a microSD card gently insert it into the adaptor using the correct orientation 6 To prevent the ingress of water and consequent damage close the chart card door pressing firmly to ensure it is fully closed D11530148 GSeries User reference43 Ensure chart card door is securely 44 Removing a memory card chartclosed card or CF microSD adaptorPrevent water ingress 1 If the system is powered on press the MENU button Otherwise skip to Step 3To prevent water ingress and consequent damage to the displayensure that the chart card door is firmly closed This can be 2 Select the Remove CF Card menu by an audible click A message is displayed confirming that it is safe to remove the card 3 Open the chart card door 4 Carefully remove the card If your system features a physical card eject button this MUST be used 5 To prevent the ingress of water and consequent damage close the chart card door and press firmly until a click is heardManaging display data 4945 Saving user data and user settings Saving user settings to a memory cardYou can save user data waypoints routes and tracks or user Note Raymarine strongly recommends that you save to a memory card for later retrieval to a separate memory card and NOT to a chart card containing cartography Type of data Description Notes 1 Insert card in to the card slot User data waypoints Saves all waypoints to a Only 1 waypoints archive 2 Select the DATA button single archive file file can be saved per 3 Select the SAVE AND RETRIEVE SETTINGS softkey memory card 4 Select the SAVE TO CARD softkey User data routes Saves all routes to a Only 1 routes archive single archive file file can be saved per memory card Retrieving user settings from a memory card User data tracks Saves all tracks to a Only 1 tracks archive Note Raymarine strongly recommends that you save settings single archive file file can be saved per to a separate memory card NOT to a chart card containing memory card cartography User settings Saves the settings You can save 1 user 1 Insert card in to the card slot youve made in the settings archive file 2 Select the DATA button Setup Menus to a single per memory card for 3 Select the SAVE AND RETRIEVE SETTINGS softkey archive file each product Series 4 Select the RETRIEVE FROM CARD softkey This option is only CSeries ESeries available if a suitable memory card containing a system settings or GSeries However archive file is in the card slot you can NOT retrieve the settings from a Series to a different Series for Saving data to a memory card example GSeries to ESeries Note Raymarine strongly recommends that you save data to a separate memory card and NOT to a chart card containing cartography Note Raymarine recommends that you save your user data and user settings to a memory card on a regular basis 1 Insert card in to the card slot 2 Select the DATA button 3 Select the ARCHIVE AND TRANSFER softkey 4 Select the SAVE TO CARD softkey 5 Use the SELECT LIST softkey to select the type of data that you want to save Waypoint Route or Track50 GSeries User reference6 To save all items of that type of data select the SAVE ALL 46 Transferring data using NMEA softkey7 To save an individual item of data select the item from the list You can transfer waypoints or routes to and from your multifunction and select the SAVE softkey display and an external instrument using NMEARetrieving data from a memory card Transferring waypoint and route data using1 Insert card in to the card slot NMEA2 Press the DATA button With NMEAcompatible equipment powered on and connected to your system3 Select the ARCHIVE AND TRANSFER softkey 1 Press the DATA button4 Select the RETRIEVE FROM CARD softkey 2 Select the ARCHIVE AND TRANSFER softkey5 Use the SELECT LIST softkey to select the type of data that you want to save Waypoint Route or Track 3 Select the TRANSFER ON NMEA softkey6 To retrieve all items of that type of data press the RETRIEVE 4 Select the SEND WPTS ON NMEA SEND RTES ON NMEA or ALL softkey RECEIVE ON NMEA softkey as appropriate7 To retrieve an individual item of data select the item from the list Note Select the STOP TRANSFER softkey at any time to abort and select the RETRIEVE softkey the transfer operation Note If the type of data you have selected already exists in the system memory use the softkeys to select a suitable action retrieve as new data replace existing data or cancelErasing data from a memory card1 Insert the card in to the card slot2 Press the DATA button3 Select the ARCHIVE AND TRANSFER softkey4 Select the ERASE FROM CARD softkey5 Use the SELECT LIST softkey to select the type of data you want to erase6 To erase all the data select the ERASE ALL softkey7 To erase an individual item of data from the list highlight the relevant entry in the list and select the ERASE display data 5147 Resetting your system Performing a settings reset 1 Press the MENU buttonYour system may be reset to its factory default settings if required 2 Select System SetupThere are 2 types of reset operation both of which affect the currentdisplay you are using AND any networked displays 3 Select Settings Reset 4 If you have your waypoints enter your Settings reset waypoint password and press the OK button Settings and data reset 5 Select the YES option to perform the reset or select the NO option to abortSettings resetThis option resets your setup menus page sets and databar Performing a settings and data resetsettings to factory default It will NOT affect your waypoints routesor tracks data Performing a settings and data reset erases ALL waypoints routes and track data from your system BEFORE proceeding with aSettings and data reset settings and data reset ensure that you backup any data that youIn addition to the settings reset detailed above performing a settings want to keep on to a memory cardand data reset will also remove ALL waypoints routes and tracks 1 Press the MENU buttondata 2 Select System Setup 3 Select Settings and Data Reset Caution Loss of Nav Station settings 4 If your waypoints have password protection enter your waypoint When you perform a settings and data reset on a password and press the OK button GSeries system you will lose all your Nav Station 5 Select the YES option to perform the reset or select NO to abort settings This means that any associations set up between the monitors and keyboards in your system will be lost These settings are usually recorded at the time of your initial system installation using the installation schematic diagrams that accompany the Installation handbook Your dealer or installer should refer to these settings to restore the Nav Station configurations If you do NOT have these settings recorded you should NOT perform a settings and data reset Contact your dealer or Raymarine technical support for further guidance52 GSeries User 5 Using waypoints routes and tracksChapter contents 51 Waypoints on page 54 52 Routes on page 64 53 Tracks on page 69 54 Waypoints routes and tracks storage capacity on page 71Using waypoints routes and tracks 5351 Waypoints By default all waypoints are indicated on screen by a waypoint symbol x You can assign different symbols if requiredA waypoint is a position marked on the screen to indicate a siteor a place to navigate to Waypoints in the radar applicationAs well as acting as position markers waypoints are also the In the chart and radar applications both active and blocks used to create routes waypoints are shown The active waypoint ie the one to whichCommon waypoint functions are accessed using the waypoints you are heading has a box placed around the symbol to highlight itsoftkey toolbar This can be shown at any time by pressing theWPTS MOB buttonWaypoint display on the chartIn the chart applications both active and inactive waypoints areshown The active waypoint ie the one to which you are headinghas a box placed around the symbol to highlight it 1 D117591 By default all waypoints are indicated on screen by a waypoint symbol x You can assign different symbols if required 2 3 Waypoints in the CDI application In the CDI application a waypoint is represented only when it is active D117611 Item Description 1 Inactive waypoint 2 Active waypoint 3 Alternative waypoint symbols54 GSeries User reference Erase waypoint Move waypoint Go to waypoint View edit waypoint Waypoint features There are a range of features for placing navigating and managing waypoints D117601 Waypoint features are accessed from the chart or radar application by positioning the cursor overWaypoints in the fishfinder application an existing waypoint on the in the fishfinder application are represented by a verticalline labelled WPT This symbol cannot be changed any application by pressing the WPTS MOB button This displays the waypoint toolbar WPT the home screen by pressing the WPTS MOB button or selecting the My Waypoints icon This displays the waypoints list The following table lists the waypoint functions you can access at WPT any time from all applications and the home screen Waypoint function All applications Home screen WPT Placing a waypoint Displaying waypoint information WPT Waypoint list D117451 Navigate to a hotspots Edit waypoint the cursor over a waypoint in the chart or radar a popup showing the waypoints basic a waypoint hotspot also provides the following the softkey Edit waypoint appearance waypoints routes and tracks 55 Waypoint function All applications Home screen Placing a waypoint at a known position Move waypoints Note By default the system will use LatLon coordinates If required you can use Loran TD coordinates instead Use the System Setup Menu to set the position mode appropriately Creating and managing waypoint groups 1 Press the WPTS MOB button Displaying and managing waypoint 2 Select the WAYPOINT AT LATLON softkey groups 3 Select the EDIT USING KEYPAD softkey Move a waypoint between groups 4 Enter the position 5 Select SAVE 6 Close the windowWaypoint placement Waypoint a waypoint at the cursor positionIn the chart radar fishfinder or CDI application Navigating to the cursor position on the chart1 Press the WPTS MOB button2 Move the cursor to the area of the screen where you want the waypoint to be placed3 Select the WAYPOINT AT CURSOR softkey4 Optionally select the waypoint Name Group or Symbol field to customize the waypoint details Then select SAVEPlacing a waypoint at your vessels positionIn addition to positional information a waypoint placed at the vesselposition will capture temperature and sounded depth information ifyou have the appropriate sensors connected to your system D117641In the chart radar fishfinder or CDI application In the chart application1 Press the WPTS MOB button 1 Position the cursor at the desired destination on the chart2 Select the WAYPOINT AT VESSEL softkey 2 Select the NAVIGATION softkey3 Optionally select the waypoint Name Group or Symbol field to customize the waypoint details Then select SAVE 3 Select the GOTO CURSOR softkey56 GSeries User to a waypoint on the screen 4 Alternatively in the chart application position the cursor over the active waypoint and select the STOP GOTO softkey Note Once navigation is no longer active the waypoint symbol returns to its normal unboxed state and the dashed line between your vessel and the waypoint is removed Waypoint information When you create a waypoint the system assigns a number of pieces of information regarding the location marked You can view and edit the details of any waypoint that has been created and stored The following information is assigned or captured for each waypoint D117531 NameIn the chart or radar application Position as LatLon and rangebearing from vessel1 Place the cursor over the waypoint The softkeys change to show the waypoint options Temperature requires appropriate sensor only for waypoints captured at the vessel position2 Select the GOTO WAYPOINT softkey The required course heading to the waypoint is shown on the Depth requires appropriate sensor only for waypoints captured screen at the vessel position Date and time Note You can select the STOP GOTO softkey at any time to cancel the action Comment You can add your own text comments to a waypoint Symbol A default symbol is assigned or you can select anNavigating to a waypoint in the Waypoints List alternative1 Press the WPTSMOB button or select the Navigation softkey There are 2 features which allow you to view or edit waypoint in the chart window information2 Select the GOTO WAYPOINT OPTIONS softkey Place the cursor over a waypoint hotspot on the 2D chart or Radar3 Select the required waypoint from the list screen to view selected information4 Select the GOTO WAYPOINT softkey Use the waypoint list for comprehensive information to view and edit as navigation to a waypoint1 Press the WPTSMOB button Displaying the waypoint list2 Select the GOTO WAYPOINT OPTIONS softkey 1 Press the WPTSMOB button3 Select the STOP GOTO softkey 2 Press the REVIEW AND EDIT WAYPOINTS softkeyUsing waypoints routes and tracks 57Waypoint editing Symbol Type Symbol TypeEditing waypoint details Caution CircleWith the Waypoint List displayed1 Select the VIEW AND EDIT DETAILS softkey Concrete Diamond The Edit Waypoint dialog is displayed2 Select the field you want to change Diamond quarter Diver down3 Select the EDIT softkey to display the onscreen keyboard Diver down Dolphin4 Use the onscreen keyboard to make the changes then select alternative the onscreen keyboards SAVE key Dot Dotted squareEditing a waypoint on the chart or radar screenIn the chart or radar application End marker Fad1 Place the cursor over the waypoint The softkeys change to show the waypoint options Fish Fish 1star2 Select the VIEW AND EDIT DETAILS softkey The Edit Waypoint dialog is displayed Fish 2star Fish 3star3 Select the field you want to edit Fish trap Hill peak4 Use the EDIT softkey to display the onscreen keyboard5 Use the onscreen keyboard to make the changes and then Ledge Lobster select the onscreen keyboards SAVE keyWaypoint symbols Lost target Man overboard MOBThere are a range of symbols to represent different waypoint types Marker Martini Symbol Type Symbol Type Airport Anchor NMEA Nuns Billfish Bottom mark Oil rig Oyster Bridge Buoy Post Preferred marks Cans Car58 GSeries User reference Symbol Type Symbol Type Showing and hiding waypoint names In the chart radar fishfinder or CDI application Private reef Public reef 1 Press the WPTSMOB button Reef Reef ball 2 Select the REVIEW AND EDIT WAYPOINTS softkey 3 Select the SHOWHIDE WAYPOINTS softkey Restriction Rocks 4 Using the WAYPOINT NAME softkey select the WAYPOINT NAME ON option to show waypoint names or the WAYPOINT Sail boat School of fish NAME OFF option to hide waypoint names Note Waypoints in an active route are always displayed SeaTalk Seaweed regardless of whether the display is set to show or hide Shark Skull Showing and hiding waypoint groups symbols In the chart radar fishfinder or CDI application Small fish Sport fisher 1 Press the WPTSMOB button Square Start marker 2 Select the REVIEW AND EDIT WAYPOINTS softkey 3 Select the SHOWHIDE WAYPOINTS softkey Swimming Tank 4 Using the SHOW BY softkey select the SHOW BY GROUP or SHOW BY SYM option as appropriate Top mark Tower A list of available waypoint groups or symbols is displayed 5 Select the waypoint group or symbol that you want to show or Trawler Tree hide 6 Using the ON CHART softkey select the SHOW or HIDE option Triangle Wreck as appropriate 7 Repeat Steps 5 to 6 for each waypoint group or symbol you want to show or hideChanging a waypoint symbolWith the Waypoint List displayed Moving waypoints1 Select the VIEW AND EDIT DETAILS softkey Moving a waypoint on the chart or radar screen The Edit Waypoint dialog is displayed In the chart or radar application2 Select the Symbol field 1 Move the cursor to the relevant waypoint3 Select the required symbol in the list The softkeys change to provide waypoint optionsUsing waypoints routes and tracks 592 Select the MOVE WAYPOINT softkey 3 Select the YES softkey to confirm3 Select the new position for the waypoint Note If a route is hidden its waypoints can still be displayed If4 Select the PLACE WAYPOINT softkey you attempt to erase a waypoint from a hidden route a warning isMoving a waypoint within a route displayed and the waypoint cannot be erasedIn the chart application Erasing all waypoints1 Move the cursor over the waypoint you want to move The softkeys change to provide waypoint options 1 Press the DATA button2 Select the MOVE WAYPOINT softkey 2 Select the ARCHIVE AND TRANSFER softkey3 Move the cursor so that it stretches the leg of the route to the 3 Select the ERASE FROM SYSTEM softkey desired position on the chart 4 Use the SELECT LIST softkey to select the WPT option4 Select the PLACE WAYPOINT softkey 5 Select the ERASE ALL WAYPOINTS softkey 6 Select the YES softkey to confirm or the NO softkey to cancelMoving a waypoint by entering new the Waypoint List displayed Note If a route is hidden its waypoints can still be displayed If1 Select the VIEW AND EDIT DETAILS softkey you attempt to erase a waypoint from a hidden route a warning is displayed and the waypoint cannot be erased The Edit Waypoint dialog is displayed2 Select the Position Bearing or RNG field as appropriate3 Use the rotary control to enter the new coordinates or select the Waypoint groups EDIT USING KEYPAD softkey and use the onscreen keyboard In order to make your waypoints easier to manage you can organize them into groups of your choice When fishing for example youErasing waypoints may only wish to see the waypoints that indicate good fishing sitesErasing a waypoint on screen Provided that you have not changed the default group all waypoints are automatically placed in the default My Waypoints group whenIn the chart or radar application they are created1 Move the cursor to the relevant waypoint The softkey toolbar changes to show the waypoint options Note A waypoint can only belong to one group2 Select the ERASE WAYPOINT softkey3 Select the YES softkey to confirm or NO softkey to cancel Displaying the waypoint group list 1 Press the WPTS MOB button or select My Waypoints fromErasing a waypoint using the waypoint list the home screenWith the Waypoint List displayed 2 Select the MANAGE SYMBOLS AND GROUPS softkey1 Highlight the waypoint you want to erase The Waypoint Group List is displayed2 Select the ERASE WAYPOINT softkey You can now60 GSeries User reference Make a new waypoint group 3 Select the EDIT GROUP NAME softkey Move waypoints between groups The onscreen keyboard is displayed Rename groups 4 Using the onscreen keyboard edit the group name 5 Select the onscreen keyboards SAVE key Erase groups Changing the default waypoint groupMaking a new waypoint group With the Waypoint Group List displayedWith the Waypoint Group List displayed 1 Select the SET DEFAULT SYM GROUP softkey1 Select the MAKE NEW GROUP softkey 2 Select the EDIT DEFAULT softkey2 Select the name field 3 Select the waypoint group that you want to make the default The onscreen keyboard is displayed 4 Press the OK button3 Edit the name4 Select the onscreen keyboards SAVE key Erasing a waypoint group When you delete a waypoint group the group name and all theMoving waypoints between groups associated waypoints are erased from the system If a groupWith the Waypoint Group List displayed contains one or more waypoints that you want to keep move these1 Select the appropriate waypoint group from the list waypoints out of the group before deleting the waypoint group You2 Select the MOVE BETWEEN GROUPS softkey can erase any waypoint group except the following3 Select the SELECT GROUP A softkey the My Waypoints group4 Using the rotary control select the waypoint group that contains a group containing an active waypoint the waypoint you want to move a group that contains waypoints that are part of a stored route5 Press the OK button6 Highlight the Group B column With the Waypoint Group List displayed7 If the Group B column does not contain the waypoint group you 1 Select the waypoint group that you want to erase want to move your waypoint to select the SELECT GROUP B 2 Select the ERASE GROUP softkey softkey and use the rotary control to select the required group 3 Select YES to confirm the action or NO to cancel8 In the Group A column select the waypoint you want to move9 Select the MOVE WAYPOINT FROM A TO B softkey Managing waypointsThe waypoint is moved to the new group Your system features a number of functions to help you manageRenaming a waypoint group your waypoints the Waypoint Group List displayed You can1 Select the group you want to rename Archive waypoints to a memory card for backup purposes2 Select the RENAME GROUP softkey Transfer your waypoints to other NMEA compatible equipmentUsing waypoints routes and tracks 61 Add password protection to your waypoints to prevent 4 Select the appropriate port number using the NMEA PORT unauthorized access softkey 5 Set your thirdparty NMEA compatible device to receive modeArchiving waypoints to a memory card 6 Select the SEND WPTS ON NMEA softkey on your can archive your waypoints to a memory card for backup can choose to save all of your waypoints or just a specific Receiving waypoints on NMEAwaypoint group 1 Press the DATA button Note DO NOT save data waypoints routes and so on to a 2 Select the ARCHIVE AND TRANSFER softkey chart card as the charts may be overwritten 3 Select the TRANSFER ON NMEA softkey1 Insert a memory card in the card slot 4 Select the appropriate port number using the NMEA PORT softkey2 Press the DATA button 5 Set your thirdparty NMEA compatible device to transmit mode3 Select the ARCHIVE AND TRANSFER softkey 6 Select the RECEIVE ON NMEA softkey on your multifunction4 Select the SAVE TO CARD softkey display5 Select the WPT option using the SELECT LIST softkey6 To save all waypoints select the SAVE ALL softkey Password protecting your waypoints7 To save a specific waypoint group and its waypoints highlight You can prevent access to modification and visibility of your the group in the list and then select the SAVE GROUP softkey waypoints and routes by applying a transfer NMEA Password can send and receive waypoints to and from other NMEA When Password Protection is enabled and you are attempting tocompatible devices access a password protected function for the first time during a powercycle the system will request confirmation of your password Note If the system receives an active waypoint over SeaTalk before you can or NMEA it is displayed but cannot be edited Waypoints received over SeaTalk are distinguished by an S waypoint Access WPTS key functions This does not affect the operation of icon Waypoints received over NMEA are distinguished by an the MOB function N waypoint icon Access ROUTE softkey waypoints on NMEA Create a route from a track All other track functions are unaffected1 Press the DATA button2 Select the ARCHIVE AND TRANSFER softkey Archive or transfer any waypoints3 Select the TRANSFER ON NMEA softkey Enter the Waypoint Password Setup menu62 GSeries User reference Note Once you have provided a password to the system it must 7 Enter the password 1 to 16 characters and case sensitive be entered to access the Password Setup submenu regardless 8 Press the OK button of the whether Password Protection is set to ON or OFF 9 Repeat Steps 7 to 8 to confirm the password 10 Add a hint to help you remember the password optional Note Raymarine strongly recommends that you backup your waypoint data BEFORE password protecting your waypoints 11 Press the OK button This is so that in the event that you forget your password you The password is now set and protection enabled although access can easily restore your waypoints to the waypoint and route functions remains available until you restart your multifunction DataFunctions Changing the waypoints passwordWhen Password Protection is ON and you have not entered apassword you will NOT be able to 1 Press the MENU button 2 Select the System Setup menu item View details of waypoint and route databases 3 Select the Waypoint Password Setup menu item Edit waypoints or routes 4 Select the Change Password menu item Goto an existing waypoint 5 Enter your new waypoints password 1 to 16 characters and case sensitive Follow a route 6 Press the OK button View waypoints on screen even when the SHOWHIDE status 7 Repeat Steps 5 to 6 to confirm the password is set to SHOW 8 Enter a hint to help you remember the password optional View waypoint names on screen even when WAYPOINT NAME 9 Press the OK button is set to ONAll other options including GOTO CURSOR are unaffected Disabling password protection for waypoints 1 Press the MENU a password for waypoints 2 Select the System Setup menu item1 Press the MENU button 3 Select the Waypoint Password Setup menu item2 Select the System Setup menu item 4 When prompted enter your existing waypoints password3 Select the Waypoint Password Setup menu item 5 Press the OK button4 Select the ON option for the Enable Password menu item 6 Select the OFF option for the Enable Password menu item5 Press the OK button 7 Press the OK button6 Read the displayed warning and press the YES softkey to accept it as waypoints routes and tracks 6352 Routes Build and save a route for use when required stored in the route listA route is a series of waypoints typically used to assist with passage Navigate follow routesplanning and navigation Manage and edit routes stored on the systemA route is displayed on screen as a series of waypoints linked by aline You can also build a route from an existing track Select the My Tracks icon to access track functions on the home screen Route building A route can consist of a combination of New waypoints which you place on the screen as required andor existing waypoints selected from a list displayed on screen Note A route can also be created from a track As each waypoint is added it is assigned an index number corresponding to its position in the route and drawn on the chart D117501 using the currently specified symbol The following should be noted When a route is being built it is not active and does not affectRoute features any current navigation You cannot save a new route if any of the waypoints within it areThere are a range of route features for building navigating and currently activemanaging routesRoute features are accessed from Building a route on the chart In the chart application the chart application by positioning the cursor over an existing route on the chart 1 Select the PLANNING softkey 2 Select the BUILD NEW ROUTE softkey the chart application by using the Navigation Options softkey 3 Select the desired position on the chart for either a new or an existing waypoint as required the home screen by selecting My Routes This displays the 4 Select the appropriate option on the softkey toolbar Routes list To use an existing waypoint select the USE THIS WAYPOINTThe route features allow you to softkey Build a temporary route for immediate use Quick Route For a new waypoint select the PLACE WAYPOINT softkey64 GSeries User reference5 Repeat Steps 3 to 4 for each subsequent waypoint until the route is complete6 To follow the route immediately without saving it for future use Quick Route select the FOLLOW QUICK ROUTE softkey7 To save the route for future use press the SAVE ROUTE softkey Note If you place a waypoint at the wrong position press the UNDO WAYPOINT a route using the waypoint listInthe chart application D1175211 Select the PLANNING softkey2 Select the BUILD NEW ROUTE softkey Note If a track break occurs only the last segment is converted to a route3 Select the USE WAYPOINT LIST softkey4 Highlight the waypoint you want to use from the waypoint list Building a route from a track5 Select the INSERT WAYPOINT softkey In the chart application6 Repeat Steps 4 to 5 for each existing waypoint you want to add 1 Select the PLANNING softkey to the route until the route is complete 2 Select the MY TRACKS softkey7 To follow the route immediately without saving it for future use Quick Route select the FOLLOW QUICK ROUTE softkey The Track List is displayed 3 Select the CREATE ROUTE FROM TRACK softkey8 To save the route for future use select the SAVE ROUTE softkey 4 Highlight the required track in the listBuild a route from a track 5 Select the CREATE ROUTE FROM TRACK softkeyYou can create a route from a recorded track 6 Select the YES softkey to name the route or NO to accept the default route nameWhen a track is converted the system creates the closest routethrough the recorded track using the minimum number of On completion the maximum deviation of the route from thewaypoints Each waypoint created will be saved with the depth and recorded track is displayed and the new route is added to the data if applicable for that position list It can now be displayed edited and erased etc in the same way as other routes in the system Building a route from a track displayed on the chart In the chart application 1 Position the cursor over the required trackUsing waypoints routes and tracks 652 Select the CREATE ROUTE FROM TRACK softkey 2 After adding the final waypoint in your route press the FOLLOW3 Select the YES softkey to name the route or NO to accept the QUICK ROUTE softkey default route name Note You can stop following a route at any time by pressingA route will be created and the current track will continue to be the STOP FOLLOW until you select the STOP TRACK softkey If you do not rename a quick route it will be overwritten and its waypoints deleted when a new quick route is a route Following a stored route In the chart application 1 Select the NAVIGATION softkey 2 Select the FOLLOW ROUTE OPTIONS softkey The Route List is displayed 3 Select the route you want to follow 4 Select the FOLLOW ROUTE softkey Note You can stop following a route at any time by selecting the STOP FOLLOW softkey D117511You can follow any route stored on the display When following Cancelling navigation of a routea route you visit each waypoint in order You may also use the From the chart navigation optionsfollow route options in conjunction with a compatible autopilot to 1 Select the STOP FOLLOW navigate along your chosen routeThere are a number of ways to select the follow route option Arriving at a waypoint Using a temporary Quick Route As your boat approaches a waypoint the waypoint arrival alarm provides a warning From a selected waypoint or any leg within a route 1 Press the ACKNOWLEDGE softkey Using a stored route within the route list Once the alarm is acknowledged the next waypoint is selected andYou can also follow any route in reverse order the display updates to indicate the next leg of the routeFollowing a quick route Note You can set the approach distance radius at which theIn the chart application waypoint arrival alarm will sound using the alarm setup menu1 Build your route66 GSeries User to the next waypoint in a routeYou can skip the current active waypoint and advance to the nextwaypoint in a route at any timeWhile following a route in the chart application1 Press the GOTO softkey or position the cursor over the route2 Press the ADVANCE WAYPOINT softkey Note If the current destination is the last waypoint the chart advances on to the first waypoint in the routeFollowing a route in reverse order D117651In the chart application In the event that you steer offtrack you can go straight to your1 Select the NAVIGATION softkey target by resetting XTE2 Select the FOLLOW ROUTE OPTIONS softkey Resetting Cross Track Error XTE The Route List is displayed While following a route in the chart application3 Select the route you want to follow 1 Press the RESTART XTE softkey4 Select the REVERSE AND FOLLOW softkey Resetting XTE results in a new course from the current vessel Note You can stop following a route at any time by selecting position to the current target waypoint This does not affect your the STOP FOLLOW softkey saved routeCross Track Error XTE Erasing a routeCross Track Error XTE is the amount of deviation from your In the chart route or waypoint expressed as a distance 1 Select the PLANNING softkey 2 Select the MY ROUTES softkey 3 Highlight the required route from the list 4 Select the ERASE ROUTE softkey 5 Select YES to confirm the action or NO to cancel Note You can delete any route except for the one that you are currently following When you erase a route only those waypoints associated with that route are deletedUsing waypoints routes and tracks 67Review or edit a route 1 Select the PLANNING softkeyThere are a variety of attributes associated with routes These can 2 Select the MY ROUTES softkeybe reviewed and edited 3 Select the route you want to add a waypoint toYou can 4 Select the AMEND ROUTE COURSE softkey Show or hide a route on the chart screen 5 Select the USE WAYPOINT LIST softkey Review details of the route 6 Highlight the righthand column of the list 7 Use the trackpad to select the appropriate place for the waypoint Add and remove waypoints 8 Press the trackpad left to highlight the lefthand column of the list Move waypoints within a route 9 Highlight the waypoint you want to insert at the start of the route Reverse a route 10 Select the INSERT WAYPOINT softkey Change the name or color of a route 11 Press the OK button Erase a route Adding a waypoint to a route on the chart screen Show or hide a route on the chart screen In the chart application Adjust the line thickness for routes 1 Move the cursor over the appropriate leg of the route Note An active route can be edited with the exception of the The softkeys change to provide route functions target waypoint If a waypoint being edited becomes the target 2 Select the INSERT WAYPOINT softkey then the system shall cancel the edit the waypoint shall remain in 3 Move the cursor so that it stretches the leg of the route to the its original position desired position on the chart 4 Select the PLACE WAYPOINT a route to review or edit1 Do one of the following to select the required route Removing a waypoint from a route In the chart application With the chart application active select a route on screen then press the Review Edit This Route softkey 1 Using the trackpad move the cursor over the waypoint you want to remove With the chart application active use the following softkey sequence Navigation options Planning My Routes and 2 Press the REMOVE WAYPOINT softkey select the required route from the list Moving a waypoint within a route From the home screen select My routes and select the In the chart application required route from the list 1 Move the cursor over the waypoint you want to moveAdding a waypoint to a stored route The softkeys change to provide waypoint optionsIn the chart application 2 Select the MOVE WAYPOINT softkey68 GSeries User reference3 Move the cursor so that it stretches the leg of the route to the 53 Tracks desired position on the chart4 Select the PLACE WAYPOINT softkey A track is an onscreen trail that shows the route you have taken This trail is made up of a series of track points which are a route automatically You can save the track to create a permanent record of where you have beenIn the chart application1 Ensure that you are not following a route press the STOP FOLLOW softkey to stop following a route2 Position the cursor over the appropriate route3 Press the REVERSE ROUTE softkeyThe waypoints in the route are renumbered and the route nameis movedShowing or hiding a routeIn the chart application1 Using the trackpad position the cursor over the appropriate route D1175412 Press the HIDE ROUTE softkey With tracks you canAdjusting the thickness of route lines Review where you have beenIn the chart application Create a route from a track1 Press the MENU button2 Using the trackpad select the Chart Setup option Creating a track3 Using the trackpad select the Route Width menu item In the chart application4 Using the trackpad select the appropriate route line thickness 1 Select the NAVIGATION softkey5 Press the OK button 2 Select the START TRACK softkey As you navigate your vessel your journey is automatically recorded as a track Note If the power fails whilst a track is being recorded or the position fix is lost a break will occur in the track Only the last segment of a track can be converted into a routeUsing waypoints routes and tracks 69 Note If the maximum number of tracking points is reached you With the chart application active use the following softkey will be warned The track will continue to be recorded with the sequence Navigation options Planning My Tracks earlier tracking points being overwritten From the home screen select My tracks You can then proceed and review or edit the required track usingErasing a track the options availableIn the chart application1 Select the PLANNING softkey Track interval The track interval specifies the time period or distance between2 Select the MY TRACKS softkey the points in a track3 Highlight the required track from the list You can adjust the interval between points which can help ensure4 Select the ERASE TRACK softkey best use of the available storage5 Select the YES softkey to confirm the action or NO to cancel The settings are available from the Chart Setup Menu Note You can also erase all tracks at once using the DATA Record Vessel Track By specifies the interval type Auto ARCHIVE AND TRANSFER function Time Distance Track Interval specifies the interval value for example 15 and editing a track For example when creating a track for a long journey an intervalYou can review and edit aspects of the tracks stored set to Auto could result in rapid use of all of the storage availableYou can for track points In this case selecting a higher value for the Track Interval would provide capacity for a longer track Erase a track Setting the track interval Create a route from a track In the chart application Show or hide a track on the chart only available from the chart 1 Press the MENU button application 2 Select Chart Setup Change the name of a track 3 Select the Record Vessel Track By option and set to the Change the color of a track appropriate value Auto The track interval is automatically set Erase a track Time The track points are placed at regular intervals of timeSelecting a track to review or edit Distance The track points are placed at regular intervals of1 Do one of the following to select the required track distance With the chart application active select a track on screen 4 Select the Track interval and set to the appropriate value70 GSeries User reference Units of time from the list displayed available if record track 54 Waypoints routes and tracks storage interval by is set to time capacity Units of distance from the list displayed available if record track interval by is set to distance The display can store the following quantities of waypoints routes and tracks Greyed out no options are available if the record track interval by is set to auto Waypoints 3000 Waypoints 100 waypoint groups Routes 150 routes each consisting of up to 50 waypoints Tracks 15 tracks each consisting of up to 10000 track pointsUsing waypoints routes and tracks 7172 GSeries User 6 Using the chartChapter contents 61 Chart application overview on page 74 62 Vessel position and orientation on page 76 63 Chart views on page 79 64 Chart planning options on page 83 65 Chart navigation options on page 83 66 Measuring distances and bearings on page 84 67 Chart vectors on page 85 68 Current information on page 86 69 Tide information on page 87 610 Chart object information on page 89 611 Chart layers on page 90 612 Chart presentation on page 94 613 Chart setup on page 97Using the chart 7361 Chart application overviewThe chart application provides an electronic chart with and navigation features It combines 2D and 3D viewpointsand provides a variety of cartographic information regarding and charted objectsTypical uses for the chart application include Monitor your vessel location and heading Interpret your surroundings Measure distance and bearing Navigate using waypoints Plan and Navigate using routes Multiple applications Monitor fixed and moving objects using radar overlay With most applications it is possible to run 4 instances of the same Monitor vessels in your vicinity using AIS data application at any one time However there are 2 exceptions to Keep track and record your course this which are View information for charted objects Chart application maximum 2 simultaneous instances per multifunction display Overlay NOWRad weather information Sirius satellite radio application maximum 1 instance per Overlay aerial photos and other chart enhancements multifunction display at any one time Note To obtain full 3D detail you must have chart cards Video application maximum 1 instance per multifunction containing 3D cartography for the appropriate geographic area display at any one timeYou can also use your multifunction display to customize your to your own particular requirements and circumstances Chart datumYou can The chart datum setting affects the accuracy of the vessel position information displayed in the chart application Alter the way the chart is drawn in relation to your vessel and the direction you are travelling in chart orientation and motion mode In order for your GPS receiver and multifunction display to correlate accurately with your paper charts they must be using the same Manage and edit chart data you have entered datum Control the level of detail displayed onscreen74 GSeries User referenceThe default datum for your multifunction display is WGS1984 If Goldthis is not the datum used by your paper charts you can changethe datum for your multifunction display using the MENU Chart GoldSetup Datum menu item PlatinumWhen you change the datum for your multifunction display the Platinumchart grid will subsequently move according to the new datum andthe of the cartographic features will also change FishN Your multifunction display will attempt to set up anyGPS receiver to the new datum as follows Hotmaps If you have a Raymarine GPS receiver using SeaTalk or Note Refer to the Raymarine website for SeaTalkng it will automatically correlate each time you change the the latest list of supported chart cards datum on the multifunction display If you have a Raymarine GPS receiver using NMEA0183 or a thirdparty GPS receiver you must correlate it separately Chart cards overviewIt may be possible to use your multifunction display to correlate an Chart cards provide additional cartographic GPS receiver Go to MENU GPS Status If the datum Obtain detailed cartographic information for the area thatversion is displayed it may be possible to change it by selecting the you navigate using Navionics chart cards To check theOTHER SETUP softkey and choosing the appropriate datum If the current availability of Navionics chart card types pleaseNMEA0183 GPS receiver does NOT state which datum it is using visit or wwwnavionicsit The amount ofyou must select the NMEA0183 GPS datum using the MENU GPS cartographic detail shown varies for different areas and for Other Setup NMEA0183 GPS Datum menu item scales The chart scale in use is indicated in the status bar the Note Raymarine recommends that you check the displayed number represents the distance in nautical miles horizontally across vessel position in the chart application against your actual the chart proximity to a known charted object A typical GPS has an You can remove and insert chart cards while a chart is displayed accuracy of between 5 and 15 m provided that you follow the correct procedure The chart information is retained onscreen until the chart application redraws the screen for example when you pan outside the current area or use theChart compatibility Range button to change the chart scaleYour multifunction display is supplied with embedded charts You can also insert Navionics chart cards to getenhanced chart detail and additional chart featuresYour multifunction display is compatible with the following Navionicschart cards SilverUsing the chart 75 Caution Care of chart cards 62 Vessel position and orientation To avoid irreparable damage to andor loss of data from chart cards Vessel position on the chart display Your current position is represented on screen by a boat symbol Ensure that chart cards are fitted the correct way around DO NOT try to force a card into position The boat symbol is shown below DO NOT save data waypoints routes and so on to a chart card as the charts may be overwritten D66271 DO NOT use a metallic instrument such as a Boat symbol screwdriver or pliers to remove a chart card Note The boat symbol can be customized so may appear Safe removal Use the Remove Card menu option differently on your display before removing the chart card If neither heading nor Course Over Ground COG data is available the vessel is shown as a solid circle If positional data has been selected for display your position will be displayed in the data bar under VES POS Chart orientation The orientation of a chart refers to the relationship between the chart and the direction that you are travelling in It is used in conjunction with motion mode to control how your vessel and chart relate to one another and how they are displayed on screen The mode you choose applies to all chart instances and is restored at power up The following options are available76 GSeries User referenceNorth Up Nup Note It is not possible to select Head Up when the motion mode is set to True Course Up CupIn North Up mode the chart orientation is fixed with true northupwards As your heading changes the vessel symbol This is the default mode for the chart application In Course Up mode the chart picture is stabilized and shown withHead Up Hup your current course upwards As your vessels heading changes the ship symbol moves accordingly If you select a new course the picture will reset to display the new course upwards The reference used for CourseUp depends upon the information available at a given time The system always prioritizes this information in the following order 1 Bearing from origin to destination ie intended course 2 Locked heading from an Autopilot 3 Bearing to waypoint 4 Instantaneous headingHead Up mode displays the chart with your vessels current heading If heading data becomes unavailable whilst in this mode a warningupwards As the heading changes the vessel symbol remains fixed message will be shown and the chart uses 0 heading in relativeand the chart picture rotates accordingly motion Note To prevent continuous backwards and forwards rotations Setting the chart orientation as the vessel yaws from sidetoside the chart will not update unless the heading changes by at least 10 degrees from the last In the chart application displayed orientation 1 Press the MENU buttonUsing the chart 772 Select Chart Setup When the motion mode is set to Relative the position of your vessel3 Use the Chart Orientation menu item to select the HeadUp is fixed on the screen and the chart picture moves relative to your NorthUp or CourseUp option as appropriate vessel You can use the MENU Chart Setup Vessel Offset menu item to determine whether the vessel is fixed in the centre of the window 0 offset or offset by 13 or 23 If you change the offsetChart motion mode to 13 or 23 the view ahead of your vessel will be increasedThe motion mode controls the relationship between the chart and In the example shown above the motion mode has been set toyour vessel Relative with a vessel offset of 13 The vessel is fixed in the offset position and the chart moves motion mode is active as your vessel moves the chart isredrawn to keep the vessel onscreen The 3 motion modes are True Motion Relative Motion True Motion Autorange Note In the 3D chart view the only available motion mode is Relative Motion When the motion mode is set to True the chart is fixed and the vessel moves in true perspective to fixed landmasses on the screenThe current motion mode applies to all instances of the chart As the vessels position approaches the edge of the screen theapplication including those running on networked displays chart picture is automatically reset to reveal the area ahead of theWhen you pan the chart or select FIND CURSOR the motion mode vesselis no longer active This is indicated in the status bar by brackets Note It is not possible to select True Motion when the the motion mode for example RM This enables you to is set to Head Upview another area of the chart whilst navigating To reset the motionmode and return your vessel to the screen select FIND SHIP changing the range in autorange also suspends motionmode The default setting is relative motion with zero offset Themode that you select is restored at power upRelative Motion with optional vessel offset Autorange selects and maintains the largest possible scale of chart that will display both the vessel and the target waypoint Autorange is not available if radarchart is on78 GSeries User the motion mode 63 Chart viewsIn the chart application The chart is viewed and manipulated in 3 dimensions It can be1 Press the MENU button viewed from directly overhead 2D view or at an angle 3D view2 Select Chart Setup3 Use the Motion Mode menu item to select the appropriate optionChanging the vessel offset valueIn the chart application 851 Press the MENU button2 Select Chart Setup3 Use the Vessel Offset menu item to select the 0 13 or 23 360 option as your vessel D117491In the chart application 2D chart view The chart automatically reverts to 2D mode when1 Press the FIND softkey and select the SHIP option viewed directly from above Your vessel is displayed in the center of the chart 3D chart view The chart operates in 3D mode whenever it is2 To mark this position press the WPTS MOB button twice then not viewed directly from above press the OK buttonUsing the chart 792D chart view Item DescriptionThe 2D chart view displays a range of information to help you 5 Motion mode states the current motion mode True or Autorange 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 6 Cartographic objects use the Cartography Setup menu to choose which objects to display 7 AIS target a vessel broadcasting AIS information 8 Chart type indicates the type of chart in use Fish or Navigation 9 Status bar displays the status of externally connected equipment Item Description 1 Range horizontal distance across screen halfway up the window or at centerofview Shown in selected system units 2 Waypoint with arrival circle 3 Orientation states the orientation mode that the chart is using Northup Headup or Courseup 4 Vessel symbol shows your current position80 GSeries User reference3D chart view Item DescriptionThe 3D chart view includes a number of functions to help you 6 Centerofview the white cross indicates the centernavigate your vessel of chart view at the water level 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 7 Cartographic objects use the Cartography Setup menu to choose which objects to display 8 Rotation shows in degrees true how far the onscreen view has been rotated from your vessels heading 9 North arrow 3D indication of True North in relation to the chart view The north arrow also tilts to indicate pitch angle Manipulating the chart view Use a combination of the rotary control trackpad and range keys to manipulate the chart view Rotary control is used for pitch and rotate Item Description Trackpad is used for panning 1 Range horizontal distance across screen halfway up the window or at center of view Shown in selected system units 2 Vessel symbol your vessels current position 3 Depth Scale approximate depth beneath your vessel Range key is used to zoom in and out OUT 4 Waypoint with arrival circle RANGE 5 Orientation states the orientation mode that the chart IN is usingUsing the chart 811 Chart pitch 4 Pan Use the trackpad to pan the chart i If the chart is in 3D mode select the Pitch option from the softkey toolbar Switching between 2D3D chart view ii Use the rotary control to change the pitch angle of the chart display You can quickly toggle between 2D and 3D views D117551 In the chart application 1 Select the PRESENTATION softkey 2 Select the 2D or 3D option using the VIEW softkey2 Rotate only available when the chart is in 3D mode i Select the Rotate option from the softkey toolbar ii Use the rotary dial to rotate the chart Zoom Use the range key to zoom in or out of the chart82 GSeries User reference64 Chart planning options 65 Chart navigation optionsThe chart provides features to help plan your navigation to a chosen The chart provides features to help navigate to a chosen The Navigation Options are found on the chart toolbar softkeys The options are found on the chart softkeys Navigation options Navigation Planning Ruler Provides options to measure distance Build new route Allows you to build a route using a series of waypoints Goto Cursor Will set the cursor position as the active destination My Routes View and edit routes stored on the system Follow Route Options Provides options to navigate to a My Tracks View and edit tracks stored on the system Start route stored on the system or stop a track Goto Waypoint options Provides options to navigate to a My Waypoints View and edit waypoints stored on the system waypoint stored on the system Start Track Will initiate a track on screen to plot your course as you progressUsing the chart 8366 Measuring distances and bearings Clearing the chart ruler In the chart applicationYou can use the databar information and the ruler to in the chart application 1 Select the NAVIGATION softkeyYou can determine the distance and bearing 2 Select the RULER softkey 3 Select the CLEAR RULER softkey from your boat to the position of the cursor between two points on the chart Note You must have Cursor Position data displayed in the databar when making measurements Go to MENU Databar Setup Configure to customize the the chart rulerIn the chart application1 Position the cursor at the start point of your measurement or bearing2 Select the NAVIGATION softkey3 Select the RULER softkey4 Position the cursor at the end point of your measurement or bearing The range and bearing is displayed5 Press the OK button to fix the new ruler the chart rulerIn the chart application with the ruler displayed1 Select the NAVIGATION softkey2 Select the RULER softkey3 Use the ADJUST A or ADJUST B softkey to select the start or end point as appropriate4 Move the cursor to the new ruler position5 Press the OK button to fix the new ruler position84 GSeries User reference67 Chart vectors Note If neither Speed Over Ground SOG or heading data is available vectors cannot be displayedChart vectors display indicators for heading and COG and windand tide direction Vector lengthA range of vector graphics can be superimposed on to the chartdisplay The following vectors can be independently enabled or The length of the HDG and COG vector lines is determined by thedisabled in the 2D set up menu accessible from the Chart Setup distance your vessel will travel in the time you have specified 3Menu mins 6 mins or Infinite in the Chart Setup Menu at the current speed Any times that you specify will apply to all chart views and if the Infinite option is selected the vector will extend to the edge of the chart window Enabling and disabling chart vectors In the 2D chart view 1 Press the MENU button 2 Select Chart Setup 3 Select 2D set up 4 Select the ON or OFF option for the Heading Vector COG D117461 Vector Tide Arrow or Wind Arrow menu items as appropriate Vector descriptions HDG heading vector a red line shows the vessels heading An arrow head is used if the vector length is set to a value other than infinite COG Course Over Ground vector a green line indicates the vessels actual course A double arrow head is used if the vector length is set to a value other than infinite Tide arrow tide is displayed as a blue line with solid arrow head pointing away from your vessel in the direction of the tidal set The width of the arrow indicates the tide strength Wind arrow wind direction is displayed as a yellow line with solid arrow heads pointing towards your vessel indicating the wind direction The width of the arrow indicates the wind strengthUsing the chart 8568 Current information The color of the arrow indicates the flow speed Red increasing current flow speedAnimated current information Blue decreasing current flow speedThe electronic charts may allow animation of the current stations The animation can be viewed continuously or incrementally for a time period that you specify You can also set the date for the animation and start or restart the animation at any point within a 24hour period If the system does not have a valid date and time the date used will be midday for the system default date Note Not all electronic charts support the animated currents feature Viewing animated current information In the chart application 1 Position the cursor over a diamondshaped current icon D117482 2 Press the OK button to display the Object Info dialog box The softkeys change to provide currentrelated current information is available in the chart a diamondshaped symbol with a C is displayed 3 Select the Animate softkey This symbol indicates the availability of animated current information The softkeys change to provide animation options for the location Controlling animationsWhen you position the cursor over a current symbol the softkeys In the chart application with an animation to provide the animation options 1 To start or stop the animation select the ANIMATION PLAYWhen you select the ANIMATE softkey the diamondshaped current PAUSE softkeysymbols are replaced with dynamic current arrows which indicate 2 To view the animation in steps select the STEP BACK or STEPthe direction and strength of the currents FWD softkeys Current animation 3 To set the animation step interval pause any playing animations and then select the SET TIME INTERVAL softkey 4 To set the animation date select the SET DATE softkey The Edit Date screen shows the following options Arrows indicate the direction of current flows The length of the arrow indicates the flow rate86 GSeries User reference TODAYS Set the animation date to the current date 69 Tide information DATE PREV DATE Set the animation date to 24hours previous to Animated tide information current date The electronic charts may allow animation of the tide information NEXT DATE Set the animation date to 24hours ahead of tide stations current date Animated current information is available in the chart application wherever a diamondshaped symbol with a T is displayed EDIT DATE Opens the Edit Date popup screen use the trackpad or rotary control to enter the date for This symbol indicates the availability of animated tide information for which you want to see an animation the location5 Press OK to save the new date and return to the animation or When you position the cursor over a tide symbol the softkeys CANCEL to ignore the date change and return to the animation change to provide the animation options leaving the date setting unchanged When you select the ANIMATE softkey the diamondshaped tide symbols are replaced with the dynamic tide bar which indicates theDisplaying details of currents predicted tide height for the actual time and dateIn the chart application Tide animation1 Position the cursor over the diamondshaped current symbol The softkeys change to provide currentrelated options Tide height is indicated by a gauge The gauge is comprised2 Press the OK button to display information for that current of 8 levels which are set according to the absolute minimum 3 Select the VIEW CURRENT STATION softkey maximum values of that particular day4 To move the time selector use the trackpad The color of the arrow on the tide gauges indicates changes in5 To change the displayed date use the appropriate softkeys the tide height Red increasing tide height Blue decreasing tide height The animation can be viewed continuously or incrementally for a time period that you specify You can also set the date for the animation and start or restart the animation at any point within a 24hour period If the system does not have a valid date and time the date used will be midday for the system default date Note Not all electronic charts support the animated tides featureUsing the chart 87Viewing animated tide information Displaying details of tidesIn the chart application In the chart application1 Position the cursor over a diamondshaped tide icon 1 Position the cursor over the diamondshaped tide symbol2 Press the OK button to display the Object Info dialog box 2 Press the OK button to display information for that tide The softkeys change to provide tiderelated options The softkeys change to provide tiderelated options3 Select the Animate softkey 3 Select the VIEW TIDE STATION softkey The softkeys change to provide animation options 4 To move the time selector use the trackpad or rotary animations 5 To change the displayed date use the appropriate softkeysIn the chart application with an animation displayed1 To start or stop the animation select the ANIMATION PLAY PAUSE softkey2 To view the animation in steps select the STEP BACK or STEP FWD softkeys3 To set the animation step interval pause any playing animations and then select the SET TIME INTERVAL softkey4 To set the animation date select the SET DATE softkey The Edit Date screen shows the following options TODAYS Set the animation date to the current date DATE PREV DATE Set the animation date to 24hours previous to current date NEXT DATE Set the animation date to 24hours ahead of current date EDIT DATE Opens the Edit Date popup screen use the trackpad or rotary control to enter the date for which you want to see an animation5 Press OK to save the new date and return to the animation or CANCEL to ignore the date change and return to the animation leaving the date setting unchanged88 GSeries User reference610 Chart object information 1 Position the cursor over the object A popup is displayed showing the basic object informationYou can display additional information on the chart for ports and marinas 2 Press the OK buttonYou can also search for the nearest instance of a particular chart Detailed information for that object is displayed and the softkeysobject and search for ports by name change to provide the FIND NEAREST and SEARCH BY NAME on the chart card you are using you can view some or 3 If the object information includes more than one subject area useall of the following additional information the rotary control to highlight and select the required information Details of each cartographic object that is marked on the chart including source data for structures lines open sea areas and so on Searching for the nearest chart object by type Details of ports port features and business services In the chart application 1 Press the OK button Pilot book information similar to what you would see in a marine almanac Pilot book information is available at certain ports The softkeys change to provide the object search options 2 Select the FIND NEAREST softkey Panoramic photos of ports and marinas The availability of photos is indicated by a camera symbol on the chart display A list of chart object types is displayed 3 Highlight the chart object in the listThere are 2 main ways of accessing object information 4 Press the OK button At any time by pressing the OK button This provides a list of A list is displayed of the available instances of that particular chart objects and access to the FIND NEAREST and SEARCH chart object BY NAME softkeys 5 Highlight the chart object instance that you want to find Using an object on the screen placing the cursor over the 6 Select the SHOW ON CHART softkey object and pressing OK provides information specific to that object and access to the FIND NEAREST and SEARCH BY NAME options Searching for a port by name Note The amount of object information available depends upon In the chart application the electronic charts that you are using for your system For full 1 Press the OK button details of the features available for your chart cards contact your The softkeys change to provide the search object options chart card supplier 2 Select the SEARCH BY NAME softkey 3 Select the EDIT NAME chart object information The onscreen keyboard is displayedIn the chart application 4 Use the onscreen keyboard to enter the desired port nameUsing the chart 895 Select the SEARCH softkey 611 Chart layers The search results are displayed The chart has a number of content layers and display modes6 Select an entry in the list to display more information providing different kinds of display and information You can overlay data onto a chart window to give greater depth ofDisplaying pilot book information information The overlays available areIn the chart application when a port symbol is displayed Aerial overlay Provides an aerial satellite photography overlay1 Position the cursor over the port symbol NowRad weather 2D view only Provides the NowRad weather2 Press the OK button radar overlay without the need to open a separate weather The Object Info dialog is displayed application window3 Select the Pilot Book menu item Weather reports 2D view only Provides weather reports4 Highlight the relevant book or chapter without the need to open a separate weather application window5 Select the VIEW PILOT BOOK softkey Radar overlay 2D view only Overlay radar onto the chart AIS Targets 2D view only View and track AIS panoramic photos Adjust Exaggeration 3D view only Adjust the 3D reliefIn the chart application when a camera symbol is the availability of a photo Waypoint names 3D view only View waypoint names on1 Position the cursor over the camera symbol the chart2 Press the OK button Note The layers require electronic charts with the appropriate3 Select the VIEW PHOTO softkey feature support and may also require additional hardware and service GSeries User photo overlay Specifying aerial overlay opacityYour electronic charts may include aerial photography In the 2D chart view 1 Select the 2D CHART LAYERS softkey 2 Use the AERIAL OVERLAY softkey to select the ON option The opacity bar is displayed above the softkey 3 Use the rotary control to adjust the opacity between 1 and 100 Specifying the aerial overlay area In the chart application with aerial photo overlay enabled 1 Press the MENU button 2 Select the Cartography Setup menu item 3 Select the Aerial Photo Overlay menu item 4 Select the On Land or On Land and Sea option as appropriate 5 Press the OK button 3D chart detail exaggeration You can exaggerate the vertical size of objects on the 3D chart to make it easier to interpret what you are seeing Sometimes it is easier to see certain topographical features if they are exaggerated Adjusting the exaggeration has the effect of vertically stretching objects on the chart making it easier to see their shape and position This could be particularly helpful if you are fishing for exampleAerial photos cover the navigable waters up to 3 miles inside thecoastline The resolution is dependent on the region covered by Adjusting the 3D chart chart card In the 3D chart viewEnabling aerial photo overlay 1 Select the PRESENTATION softkeyIn the chart view 2 Select the 3D VIEW OPTIONS softkey1 Select the 2D CHART LAYERS or 3D CHART LAYERS softkey 3 Select the ADJUST EXAGGERATION softkey as appropriate 4 Using the trackpad select the required amount of exaggeration2 Use the AERIAL OVERLAY softkey to select the ON optionUsing the chart 91Radar overlay Chart scale and radar range can combine the chart with the radar and MARPA functions You can synchronize the radar range in all radar windows with theto provide target tracking or to help you distinguish between fixed chart scaleobjects and other marine traffic When is switched onYou can enhance the use of your chart by combining it with thefollowing radar features The radar range in all radar windows changes to match the chart scale MARPA Sync is indicated in the top lefthand corner of the chart window Radar overlay for distinguishing between fixed and moving objects If you change the radar range in any radar window all synchronized chart views change scale to matchUsing the radar to view MARPA targets on the chart If you change the scale of a synchronized chart window all radarThe Mini Automatic Radar Plotting Aid MARPA function is used for windows change range to matchtarget tracking and risk analysis When the radar overlay is on allMARPA targets are displayed in the chart window and associated Synchronizing the chart and radar rangeMARPA functions can be accessed via the chart In the 2D chart viewUsing radar overlay to distinguish between fixed and moving 1 Select the PRESENTATION softkeyobjects 2 Use the SYNC softkey to select the RDR optionYou can overlay radar image data over your chart image allowing 3 Use the RANGE IN or OUT control to change the chart andbetter distinction between fixed objects and other marine traffic For radar rangebest results switch on RadarChart to ensure radarrange and chart scale are synchronized Note Radar range is not available when theEnabling radar overlay chart motion mode is set to AUTORANGEIn the 2D chart view1 Select the 2D CHART LAYERS softkey2 Use the RADAR OVERLAY softkey to select the ON MARPA controls on the chartIn the chart application1 Select the target using the cursor The MARPArelated softkeys are displayed2 Alternatively with Radar Overlay switched on press the TARGET TRACKING softkey92 GSeries User referenceRange rings NOWRad weather overlay With a suitable weather receiver connected to your multifunction 3nm display you can overlay NOWRad weather information on the chart display 2nm The NOWRad weather overlay provides NOWRad weather 1nm information and reports in the chart application You can adjust the intensity of the overlay to achieve optimal visibility of both chart and weather rings give you an incremental representation of distancefrom your vessel to help you judge distances at a glance The ringsare always centred on your vessel and the scale varies to suit yourcurrent zoom setting Each ring is labelled with the distance fromyour vesselEnabling range ringsIn the 2D chart view1 Press the MENU button Note The NOWRad weather overlay can only be used in North America and its coastal waters2 Select Chart Setup 3 Select 2D Set Up Enabling NOWRad weather overlay on the chart4 Select the ON option for the 2D Range Rings menu item In the 2D chart view 1 Select the 2D CHART LAYERS softkey 2 Select the ON option using the NOWRAD OVERLAY softkey Choosing weather reports for display on the chart In the 2D chart view 1 Select the 2D CHART LAYERS softkey 2 Select the WEATHER REPORTS softkeyUsing the chart 933 Use the TROPICAL STATEMENTS MARINE WARNINGS 612 Chart presentation MARINE ZONE FORECASTS or WATCHBOX WARNINGS softkeys to select the required weather reports The chart has a number of presentation options which affect the level of detail types of objects and aspects of its operation The presentation options available are Sync Synchronize the radar and chart scales Chart detail Set the level of object detail shown on the chart Chart type Select fishing charts if supported by your chosen chart supplier View Toggle 2D and 3D perspective view Accessing chart presentation options In the chart application 1 Select the PRESENTATION softkey 2 Use the softkey toolbar to set the required options Multiple chart You can synchronize the heading range and position information across multiple chart views and networked displays SeaTalk hs When chart is enabled It is indicated by Chart Sync in the chart application status bar Some softkey functions are not available with this feature and are grayedout Any changes made to the heading range or position in any chart instance will be reflected in all other chart instances Note When the 2D and 3D chart views are synchronized the Motion Mode is always Relative Motion Synchronizing multiple chart instances In the chart application 1 Select the PRESENTATION softkey94 GSeries User reference2 Use the SYNC softkey to select the CHRT option Chart Detail3 If you have networked displays repeat Step 2 in the chart application on each display that you want to synchronize 5Fish mode 5Fish mode provides bathymetric contour data on the chart for use 9during fishing 14Before you can display bathymetric data in the chart application you 9must have chart cards with the relevant level of detailWhen you change the CHART TYPE to the FISH option bathymetric D117571data is shown on the chart providing that the chart card contains 14bathymetric data for that particular location Certain chart detail isalso removed to ensure the bathymetric data can be seen clearly The chart detail setting determines the amount of cartographic detailon the chart display shown in the chart applicationIf the chart card does NOT contain bathymetric data the chart Selecting the LOW option for the CHART DETAIL softkey hides thereverts to the default NAV navigation data following cartographic Fish mode TextIn the chart application Chart boundaries1 Select the PRESENTATION softkey Spot soundings2 Select the CHART TYPE softkey Depth contours3 Use the CHART USE softkey to select the FISH option Light sectors Note The CHART USE softkey is disabled if your cartography Caution and routing Data does NOT support the feature Land and marine features Business services if available for your chart card Selecting the HIGH option shows these objects Changing the level of chart detail In the chart application 1 Select the PRESENTATION softkeyUsing the chart 952 Use the CHART DETAIL softkey to select the HIGH or LOW option as appropriate96 GSeries User reference613 Chart setupThe set up for your chart and its cartography can be changed from the standard configuration to suit your particular needsAlthough you will probably only do this when you first use the chartyou may decide to make subsequent adjustments once you becomemore familiar with the system Any settings that you change areretained even when you power offSelecting the chart setup menuIn the chart application1 Press the MENU button2 Select the Chart Setup menu item The Chart Setup Menu is displayedUsing the chart 97Chart setup menu optionsThe following table describes the various options in the Chart Setup Menu for your multifunction display Menu item Description Options Chart Orientation Chart orientation is the relationship between the chart and the direction HeadUp that you are travelling in This menu option enables you to choose the orientation NorthUp default CourseUp 2D Motion Mode The motion mode controls the relationship between the chart and Relative Motion default your vessel This setting only applies to the 2D chart view The 3D chart view is always set to Relative Motion regardless of the setting True Motion you specify here Autorange Vessel Offset Determines whether the vessel is fixed in the center of the window 0 0 default offset or offset by 13 or 23 The 13 or 23 options provide a better view ahead of your vessel 13 23 Vessel Icon Type Determines the type of vessel icon displayed in the chart application Sail default Power Vessel Icon Size Determines the size of vessel icon displayed in the chart application Small default Large98 GSeries User reference Menu item Description Options 3D set up Settings specific to the 3D chart view Centerofview indicator Centerofview indicator determines whether a white cross is ON displayed indicating the centre of view OFF default Trans Cone displays a transducer cone below the vessel icon indicating the approximate scope of the fishfinder coverage Trans Cone Depth Scale displays a scale below the vessel icon indicating ON the approximate depth of the water underneath your vessel OFF default Depth Scale ON OFF default 2D set up Settings specific to the 2D chart view Heading Vector Heading Vector displays a red vector line from your vessel icon ON indicating your current heading The length of the line depends on the value you specify for the Vector Length setting OFF default COG Vector displays a green vector line from your vessel icon COG Vector indicating your current Course Over Ground COG bearing The ON length of the line depends on the value you specify for the Vector Length setting OFF default Tide Arrow displays a blue animated arrow indicating the Tide Arrow direction of tides The width of the arrow indicates the tide strength ON Wind Arrow displays a yellow animated arrow indicating the wind direction The width of the arrow indicates the wind strength OFF default Vector Length the distance your vessel travels in the time period Wind Arrow specified for this option determines the length of the vector lines ON drawn on the chart display This affects COG and HDG heading vectors If the Infinite option is selected the vector will extend to OFF default the edge of the chart window Vector LengthUsing the chart 99 Menu item Description Options Vector Width sets the width of the COG and HDG heading 3 Mins chart vector lines 6 Mins Route Width sets the width of route lines Infinite default Range Rings displays radar range rings on the chart display Vector Width Thin Normal default Wide Route Width Thin Normal default Wide Range Rings ON OFF default Object Information Determines how further information is accessed for cartographic areas OFF and objects Points ON OFF information is displayed for a cartographic object when you All ON default move the cursor over the object and press the OK button ALL ON information is displayed for cartographic objects and areas when you move the cursor over an object or area Points ON information is displayed for a cartographic object when you move the cursor over the object100 GSeries User reference Menu item Description Options Record Vessel Track By Determines how track points are recorded on the chart Auto default Auto track points are automatically created Time Time track points are created based on time Distance Distance track points are created based on distance Track Interval Determines the interval that will be used for track point creation The If TIME is selected for the Record Vessel Track options available depend on the option selected for the Record Vessel By menu item Track By menu item as follows 2 secs Auto if the Auto option is selected for the Record Vessel Track By menu item no options are available for the Track Interval menu 5 secs item 10 secs Time if the Time option is selected for the Record Vessel Track 30 secs By menu item you can use the Track Interval menu item to specify the time interval 1 min Distance if the Distance option is selected for the Record 3 min Vessel Track By menu item you can use the Track Interval menu 5 min item to specify the distance interval The units used for this setting depend on the setting made for Distance Units in the MENU 10 min System Setup Units Setup menu 30 min If DISTANCE is selected for the Record Vessel Track By menu item 002 nm sm km 005 nm sm km 01 nm sm km 02 nm sm km 05 nm sm kmUsing the chart 101 Menu item Description Options 10 nm sm km System Datum In order for your GPS and chart to correlate accurately with your paper WGS1984 default charts they must be using the same datum The default datum for your display is WGS1984 If this is not suitable you can change the setting List of available datum When you change the datum setting the chart grid will subsequently move according to the new datum and the of the cartographic features will also change accordingly The system attempts to set up any GPS to the new mode and indicates whether this was successful or not Note Raymarine recommends that you check the displayed vessel position in the chart application against your actual proximity to a known charted object A typical GPS has an accuracy of between 5 and 15 mSelecting the cartography setup menuIn the chart application1 Press the MENU button2 Select the Cartography Setup menu item102 GSeries User setup menu optionsThe following table describes the various options in the Cartography Setup Menu for your multifunction display Menu item Description Options Chart Display Determines the level of detail shown on the chart Simple Detailed default Extra Detailed Chart Grid Determines whether grid lines representing longitude and latitude are OFF displayed on the chart ON default OFF grid lines are NOT displayed ON grid lines are displayed Chart Text Determines whether chart text is displayed place names and so on OFF OFF chart text is NOT displayed ON default ON chart text is displayed Chart Boundaries Determines whether a line indicating the chart boundary is displayed OFF OFF chart boundary is NOT displayed ON default ON chart boundary is displayed Spot Soundings Determines whether a number indicating depth is displayed OFF OFF depth is NOT displayed ON default ON depth is displayedUsing the chart 103 Menu item Description Options Safety Contour The chart will use this depth as the deep water boundary Water OFF areas of depth greater than this will be colored using the appropriate Deep Water Color 7 ft 10 ft 16 ft 20 ft 33 ft 66 ft default Depth Contour The depth contour is shown on the chart display as a line indicating OFF the depth at a particular position 16 ft 20 ft 33 ft 66 ft ALL default Nav Marks Determines whether navigation marks are displayed on the chart OFF OFF navigation marks are NOT displayed ON default ON navigation marks are displayed Nav Marks Symbols Determines which set of navigation mark symbols is used International default International or US These symbols correspond to paper charts US Light Sectors Determines whether the sector of light cast by a fixed beacon is OFF displayed or not ON default OFF sector of light is NOT displayed ON sector of light is displayed104 GSeries User reference Menu item Description Options Caution Routing Data Determines whether caution and routing data is displayed or not OFF OFF caution and routing data is NOT displayed ON default ON caution and routing data is displayed Marine Features When this menu item is set to ON the following waterbased OFF cartographic features are displayed ON default Cables Nature of seabed points Tide stations Current stations Port information Land Features When this menu item is set to ON landbased cartographic features OFF are displayed ON default Deep Water Color Determines the color used to shade areas of deep water The depth White default used to determine areas of deep water is specified by the Safety Contour setting Blue Business Services When this menu item is set to ON symbols indicating the location of OFF a business will be shown ON default Panoramic Photos Determines whether panoramic photos are available for landmarks OFF default such as ports and marinas ON Roads Determines whether major coastal roads are displayed on the chart OFF OFF coastal roads are NOT displayed ON default ON coastal roads are displayedUsing the chart 105 Menu item Description Options Additional Wrecks Determines whether extended information for new wrecks is displayed OFF ON default Aerial Photo Overlay Determines the areas of the chart covered by the aerial photo overlay On Land default feature On Land and Sea On Land and Shallow Colored Seabed Areas Provides greater definition of the seabed This applies only to limited OFF default areas where the extra detail is available ON106 GSeries User 7 Using autopilot controlChapter contents 71 Enabling the autopilot control function on page 108 72 Disengaging the autopilot in an emergency on page 108 73 GSeries keyboard autopilot controls on page 109 74 Autopilot dialog box on page 110 75 Autopilot control options on page 110 76 Dodge control on page 111 77 Autopilot status symbols on page 114 78 Autopilot alarms on page 115Using autopilot control 10771 Enabling the autopilot control 72 Disengaging the autopilot in anfunction emergency1 Press the MENU button While following a route using the autopilot2 Select System Setup 1 Press and release the POWER button3 Select System Integration 2 Press the PILOT STANDBY softkey4 Use the Autopilot Control menu item to select the Enabled The autopilot is disengaged and put into standby mode option108 GSeries User reference73 GSeries keyboard autopilot controls When you press the GOTO or FOLLOW ROUTE softkey in the chart applicationYou can use the GSeries Command Center keyboard to controlyour autopilot When you are following a route or going to a waypoint or cursor position and place the cursor over an active route or waypoint Note For information on connecting an autopilot to your system on the chart and press the STOP GOTO STOP FOLLOW or refer to the documentation that accompanies the autopilot ADVANCE WAYPOINT softkey When you arrive at a target waypointYou can access the autopilot control functions using the softkeysIf you are using the GSeries Command Center keyboard you canalso access these functions using the dedicated Dodge Standbyand Pilot buttons on the keyboard Press the PILOT button at any time to display the Pilot Control dialog Press the STANDBY button at any time to display the Pilot Control dialog and place the autopilot into Standby mode Press the DODGE button at any time to display the Pilot Dodge Control dialog requires a SeaTalkng autopilot Note To control an autopilot from a GSeries keyboard the Autopilot Control option in the System Integration menu must be set to ENABLEDWith the Autopilot Control function enabled you can use yourkeyboard to Engage the autopilot and instruct it to follow a route or a waypoint Disengage the autopilot Silence the waypoint arrival alarmPilot Control dialogThe autopilot control functions on your multifunction display arecentered around the Pilot Control dialog This dialog is displayed inthe following situations When you press the PILOT button on the keyboardUsing autopilot control 10974 Autopilot dialog box 75 Autopilot control optionsThe autopilot dialog box provides important information when Your multifunction display enables you to navigate to using the integrated autopilot controls waypoints using the autopilot control optionsThe following information is displayed When you arrive at a waypoint the Pilot Control dialog is displayed providing the following options Autopilot information including status and heading Option Description Waypoint information including name bearing and distance ENGAGE PILOT TRACK Engages the autopilot and continues Turn angle The turn angle is only available for SPX autopilots to the next waypoint in the route This connected using SeaTalkng This indicates the direction and option is not available if you have severity of turns to be made under autopilot reached the last waypoint in the routeExample autopilot dialog CLEAR ALARM Silences the waypoint arrival alarm Continues on the current heading STANDBY Cancels the waypoint arrival alarm and disengages the autopilot AUTO Cancels the waypoint arrival alarm and engages the autopilot in auto mode If you just arrived at the last waypoint in the route the autopilot continues on the current locked heading Engaging the autopilot In the chart application 1 Select the NAVIGATION arrival 2 Select the GOTO CURSOR FOLLOW ROUTE OPTIONS orWhen arriving at a waypoint the dialog title bar turns red to indicate GOTO WAYPOINT OPTIONS softkey as appropriatethe waypoint arrival alarm 3 Select the ENGAGE PILOT TRACK softkey Select ACKNOWLEDGE to silence the alarm The Pilot Control dialog is displayed 4 Select the appropriate softkey to engage the autopilot Select STANDBY for manual steering110 GSeries User the autopilot using hotspotting 76 Dodge controlIn the chart application The Dodge Control function enables you to temporarily set the1 Position the cursor over a waypoint or a waypoint in a route autopilot in standby mode when you encounter an obstacle The softkeys change to provide further options Examples of obstacles you might encounter include crab pots or2 Select the GOTO WAYPOINT softkey other vessels steering into your path3 Select the ENGAGE PILOT TRACK softkey Before you use the Dodge Control you must manually steer your vessel around the obstacle When you take action to avoid theDisengaging the autopilot obstacle the deviation from your course or track is known as Cross Track Error XTE as shown in the following diagramIn the chart application with the autopilot engaged1 Press the STOP GOTO or STOP FOLLOW softkeys The Pilot Control dialog is displayed2 Press the STANDBY softkey The autopilot is disengaged and put in standby modeUsing autopilot control 111 3 3 2 2 1 11 Cross Track Error XTE Dodge2 Obstacle3 Target waypointOnce you are clear of the obstacle you can use the Dodge to instruct the autopilot what to do next as shown in thefollowing diagram112 GSeries User referenceWhen the DODGE button is pressed the Pilot Control dialog is Avoiding an obstacle and plotting a new and the autopilot stops steering your vessel The Pilot DodgeControl dialog gives you the following options depending on themode the pilot was in when you pressed the DODGE button With the autopilot engaged Auto mode Track mode 1 Press the DODGE button on your keyboard or SeaTalkng autopilot control head Follow the current heading Restart XTE and track from the current The autopilot is set to Standby mode and the Pilot Control position dialog is displayed Follow the last heading Resume the current track 2 Use the relevant manual controls on your vessel or the controls on your autopilot control head to steer your vessel around the Note To determine the mode that the pilot is in at any point refer obstacle to the autopilot icons in the status bar displayed in the topright of 3 If you are in AUTO mode press the AUTO softkey to follow the your display These icons are described in this chapter current heading If you are in TRACK mode press DODGE again to restart XTE and resume the course to your target waypoint Note The Dodge Control function only applies to systems with a SeaTalkng autopilot If you press the DODGE button when a Avoiding an obstacle and continuing with SeaTalk1 autopilot is connected a warning message is displayed autopilot disengaged Dodge and the Dodge Control function is not available With the autopilot engaged 1 Press the DODGE button on your keyboard or an obstacle and reverting to original autopilot control headroute Dodge The autopilot is set to Standby mode and the Pilot ControlWith the autopilot engaged dialog is displayed1 Press the DODGE button on your keyboard or SeaTalkng 2 Use the relevant manual controls on your vessel or the controls autopilot control head on your autopilot control head to steer your vessel around the obstacle The autopilot is set to Standby mode and the Pilot Control screen is displayed 3 Press OK or CANCEL or set the pilot to standby to continue without reengaging the autopilot2 Use the relevant manual controls on your vessel or the controls on your autopilot control head to steer your vessel around the obstacle3 If you were in AUTO mode press the DODGE button again to reengage the autopilot on the original heading If you were in TRACK mode press the ENGAGE PILOT TRACK softkey to reengage the autopilot on the original trackUsing autopilot control 11377 Autopilot status symbols Symbol DescriptionThe autopilot status is indicated in the databar Power steering active Symbol Description Autopilot is in Standby mode Wind Vane mode is active Autopilot is in Track mode Autopilot is in Auto mode No autopilot detected Autopilot alarm active Dodge mode is active Fish mode is active Autopilot calibration114 GSeries User reference78 Autopilot alarmsThe autopilot functions provide alarms to alert you to situations thatrequire actionYour multifunction display shows autopilot alarms regardless ofwhether there is active navigation on the system If pilot integrationis enabled and an alarm is raised by the autopilot the provides an audible alarm sound providing that the alarmhas not already been silenced The Pilot Control screen isdisplayed indicating a new alarm Additionally the pilot transducericon is displayed in red and remains red until the alarm is autopilot alarms1 Press the CLEAR ALARM softkeyThe alarm is silenced and the autopilot remains engaged in automode continuing on the current autopilot alarms and Press the STANDBY softkeyThe alarm is silenced and the autopilot is disengaged and put instandby modeUsing autopilot control 115116 GSeries User 8 Using alarms and MOB contents 81 Using Man Overboard MOB functions on page 118 82 Alarms on page 119Using alarms and MOB functions 11781 Using Man Overboard MOB Note To obtain a MOB position your multifunction display mustfunctions have a GPS position fixMan overboard Cancelling a MOB alarmIf you lose a person or object overboard you can use the Man 1 Press and hold the WPTSMOB button for four MOB function to mark the position Once the MOB alarm is clearedThe MOB function is available at all times regardless of which the chart application motion mode is is running the databar mode is resetWhen MOB is activated an alert message appears onscreen andan emergency waypoint is created A bearing to the waypoint is GOTO and route functions are restoredalso provided The alert and emergency waypoint also appear onany networked displays at the same time MOB chart application If a MOB is raised while the chart application or the home screen is displayed a special MOB chart application is started to help you locate the source of the distress signal The special MOB chart application is displayed on your multifunction display and any other networked multifunction displays The special MOB chart application has the following features and settings A MOB symbol is placed at the position of the vessel when the MOB button was pressed The chart is set to Auto Range Motion Mode and the chart scale is set to the lowest setting that maintains the vessel and MOB waypoint onscreen at the same time If the vessel moves away from the MOB position the system draws a dotted line joining the MOB position with the vessel the man overboard function GOTO and Route functions are disabled1 Press and hold the WPTSMOB button for 3 seconds Chart detail is set to low The normal chart application is reset to the same settings that it had before the MOB alarm was raised All other chart controls including overlays are set to their default settings118 GSeries User reference MOB position data is displayed in the databar along the top of 82 Alarms the screen Alarms alert you to a situation or hazard requiring your attention Any chart settings that you make to the special MOB chart application will not be saved You can set up alarms to alert you to certain conditions such as collision warnings and temperature limitsWhen you cancel the MOB alarm the special MOB chart applicationis closed Alarms are raised by system functions and also external equipment connected to your multifunction displayThe normal chart application is reset to the same settings that it hadbefore the MOB alarm was raised When an alarm sounds a message dialog is displayed on your multifunction display and any networked displays The to a MOB alarm on the home screen explains the reason for the alarmWith the home screen and a MOB alert displayed You can configure the behaviour of the following system and1 Select the ACKNOWLEDGE softkey application alarms using the Alarms Setup Menu The alarm is silenced and a special MOB chart application is System alarms displayed Navigation alarms Radar alarms Fishfinder alarms AIS alarms Cancelling alarms 1 Press the ACKNOWLEDGE softkey Accessing the alarms setup menu 1 Press the MENU button 2 Select Alarm Setup The Alarm Setup Menu is displayed 3 Select the appropriate alarm categoryUsing alarms and MOB functions 119System alarm setup Menu item Description Options Menu item Description Options Alarm Clock When set to ON an OFF default alarm is triggered at Anchor Alarm When set to ON OFF default the time you specify for ON the anchor alarm is the Alarm Clock Time triggered when your ON setting see below vessel drifts from your anchor position by more Alarm Clock Time An alarm will sound at 0000 default than the distance you the time you specify for specify for the Anchor this setting 0001 to 2400 hrs Alarm Radius setting see below Temperature Alarm When set to ON OFF default triggers an alarm when Anchor Alarm Radius Specifies the distance 001 to 999 nm or the temperature you ON your vessel must equivalent units specify for the Lower drift away from its Temperature Limit or anchor position before Upper Temperature the anchor alarm is Limit setting see below triggered The units is reached used for this setting are based on the units you Lower Temperature Specifies the lower 60 degrees specify for distance in Limit limit of the temperature fahrenheit default the Units Setup Menu range that will trigger the Temperature Alarm 099 to 997 Timer When set to ON counts OFF default degrees fahrenheit down the time period Upper Temperature Specifies the upper 75 degrees you specify for the Timer ON Limit limit of the temperature fahrenheit default Period setting see range that will trigger the below and triggers Temperature Alarm 097 to 999 degrees an alarm when zero is fahrenheit reached Timer Period Specifies the countdown 00h00m default period for the timer When the countdown 00h01m to 99h59m reaches zero an alarm is triggered120 GSeries User alarms setup Menu item Description Options Menu item Description Options Collision Alarm When Collision Alarm is OFF default set to ON an alarm is Arrival Alarm Radius When you arrive at a 001 to 999 nm or triggered when charted ON waypoint an alarm is equivalent units objects appear in the triggered This setting alarm zones vicinity allows you to specify the The zone is set up using distance from the target the Setup Alarm Zone waypoint at which the setting see below You alarm is triggered The must also set the Display units used for this setting Alarm Zone setting see are based on the units below to ON in order you specify for distance to view the zone in the in the Units Setup Menu chart application Offtrack Alarm When set to ON an OFF default alarm is triggered when Note The accurate your vessel steers ON operation of the offtrack a greater collision alarm is distance than the value dependent on you you specify for the supplying suitable Offtrack Alarm XTE values for the Boat setting see below Details setting MENU System Offtrack Alarm XTE Specifies the distance 001 to 999 nm or Setup Boat for the Offtrack Alarm equivalent units Details which must setting see above be appropriate for safe navigation The values you specify must also take into account the position of the GPS antenna on your vessel as the collision alarm uses data from the GPS antennaUsing alarms and MOB functions 121 Menu item Description Options the range in front of your vessel which can be adjusted between 005 and 2 nautical miles Setup Alarm Zone Enables you to specify the zone for the Collision the bearing from your vessel width of the zone which can be Alarm setting see adjusted between 0 and 90 above When you The collision alarm zone maintains its relative position to the vessel select the Setup Alarm as its position and heading changes Zone menu item you The following charted objects trigger an alarm when they enter the can use the ADJUST collision alarm zone RANGE and ADJUST ANGLE softkeys to Land define the zone If you Land access this menu item while using the chart Rocks application a visual Offshore structures indication of the alarm Shoreline constructions zone is displayed when you use the softkeys to Depths define the zone Depths Display Alarm Zone When set to ON the OFF default areas zone for the Collision Anchorage areas Alarm see above is ON displayed in the chart Cables application Fish areas Military areasCollision alarm Offshore structuresYou can set up a collision alarm zone in front of your vessel to alertyou to charted objects above a specified depth or below a specified Pipelineheight Waste areasIf the Collision Alarm is set to ON an alarm is triggered when charted Submerged appear in the zones vicinity If an object exits the collision zone and then reenters it a subsequent alarm is raised WrecksYou can specify the size of the collision alarm zone which consistsof 2 sectors Overhead obstructions Cables122 GSeries User reference Cultural features 7 Press the OK button to save the changes or the CANCEL button to revert to the previously saved settings Note A dotted or dashed collision alarm zone indicates that there is insufficient cartographic information for the collision alarm to function correctly In these situations the collision alarm will Radar alarms setup NOT function Menu item Description OptionsSetting up the anticollision alarm zone Guard Zones The guard zone feature 0 to 100 Sensitivity in the radar application triggers an alarm when a target is within a specified zone You can adjust the sensitivity of the alarm Ensure that the sensitivity is not set too low or targets may be missed and the alarm will not be triggered Fishfinder alarms setup D117471 This section describes the settings you can change using the1 Press the MENU button fishfinder alarms setup menu2 Select Alarm Setup Menu Item Description Options3 Select Navigation Alarms Setup4 Select Setup Alarm Zone Fish Alarm Alarm which responds OFF ON to quantities of fishfinder If you are using the chart application when you access this menu targets item a visual indication of the alarm zone is displayed in front of the vessel icon Fish Alarm Sensitivity If the Fish Alarm is 1 to 105 To specify the range in front of your vessel that will be monitored set to ON an alarm is press the ADJUST RANGE softkey and use the rotary control to triggered when the fish adjust the value return strength reaches the sensitivity that you6 To specify the bearing from your vessel width of the zone specify press the ADJUST ANGLE softkey and use the rotary control to adjust the valueUsing alarms and MOB functions 123 Menu Item Description Options Menu Item Description Options Fish Alarm Depth Limits If the Fish Alarm and OFF ON Deep Depth Alarm Deep Depth Alarm OFF ON this alarm is set to ON Switches the deep depth an alarm is triggered alarm on or off If a DSM 2 beeps if any target is not connected this meets the sensitivity cannot be set level and is within the Shallow Fish Limit and Deep Depth Alarm Value If the Deep Depth Alarm 0002 ft to maximum Deep Fish Limit that you is set to ON an alarm transducer range specify is triggered if the depth exceeds the value that Shallow Fish Limit Specifies the lower value 0002 ft to 1000 ft you specify for the Fish Alarm Depth Limit AIS alarms setup Deep Fish Limit Specifies the upper 0002 ft to 1000 ft value for the Fish Alarm Menu item Description Options Depth Limit Dangerous Targets When set to ON the ON default Shallow Depth Alarm Switches the shallow OFF ON Alarm alarm for dangerous AIS depth alarm on or off If targets is enabled OFF a DSM is not connected this cannot be set AIS Alarm List Displays the AIS Alarms List which Shallow Depth Alarm If the Shallow Depth 0002 ft to maximum details the identity Value Alarm is set to ON an transducer range description time and alarm is triggered if the depth drops below the status of alarm value you specify messages received from an AIS receiver124 GSeries User 9 Using radarChapter contents 91 Radar overview on page 126 92 Digital radar scan speed on page 126 93 Radar scanner status symbols on page 127 94 Radar range and image quality on page 128 95 Radar display overview on page 131 96 Dual range radar operation on page 133 97 Radar mode and orientation on page 134 98 Radar tuning HD and SuperHD digital scanners on page 137 99 Radar tuning nonHD digital radomes on page 142 910 Using radar to measure distances ranges and bearings on page 146 911 Using radar to track targets and avoid collisions on page 150 912 Radar setup menu options on page 154Using radar 12591 Radar overview 92 Digital radar scan speedRadar is used to provide information that can help you to track Certain digital radar scanners support multiple scan speedstargets and measure distances and bearings Radar scan speed is set up using the Digital Scanner Setup MenuRadio Detection And Ranging RADAR is used at sea to detect the accessible from the Radar Setup menu When the system detects apresence of objects known as targets at a distance and if they scanner that is capable of operating at both 24 RPM and 48 RPMare moving detect their speed 2 options are provided for scanner speedRadar works by transmitting radio pulses then detecting reflections 24 RPMof these pulses echoes from objects in the area and displaying thereflections as targets on your display AutoUntil you are familiar with interpreting the radar display every If you have a digital radar scanner that only operates at 24 RPMopportunity should be taken to compare the radar screen patterns the scanner speed option is disabled If the scanner speed optionwith visual targets such as other boats buoys and coastal is enabled you must select the Auto option if you want to use thestructures You should practise harbor and coastal navigation during higher scan speeds This option automatically switches between thedaylight hours and in clear weather conditions 24 RPM and 48 RPM scan speeds as appropriateHD and SuperHD digital radar Selecting radar scanner speedYour multifunction display can be used with digital radar scanners The speed option requires a 48 RPM compatible SuperHD digital radar scannerHD and SuperHD Digital radar scanners provide a range ofadvantages making it easier to discern objects around your vessel Select your radar scanner speed from within the radar applicationHD and SuperHD Digital radar scanners provide 1 Press the MENU button 2 Select Radar Setup Scanner Speed menu options Improved target detection 3 Select the Scanner Speed menu item and the appropriate speed Fullcolor image setting Dual Range operation Auto SuperHD option This effectively increases the transmitter power 24 RPM by a factor of at least 2 and reduces the beamwidth by a similar amount The Auto option automatically selects the appropriate speed for your radar range 48 RPM is used at radar ranges of up Note You must connect a SuperHD radar scanner in order to to 3 nm It provides an increased refresh rate which is useful use the SuperHD option at high speed or in areas where you have large numbers of radar targets At radar ranges of greater than 3 nm the display switches the radar speed to 24 RPM126 GSeries User reference93 Radar scanner status symbols Powering the radar scanner on and off In the radar applicationThe radar scanner power mode status is indicated in the databar 1 Press the POWER button on your multifunction display Radar 2 Using the relevant softkeys select the operating mode for the power radar scanner Symbol mode Description Transmit Rotating icon signifying that the TX scanner is on and transmitting When SCANNER is set to ON select this mode to activate the scanner This is the usual mode of operation Standby Static icon indicating that the scanner STBY is on but not transmitting and the antenna is not rotating The scanner does not transmit and the radar data is removed from the screen This is a powersave mode used when the radar is not needed for short time periods When you return to transmit mode the magnetron does not need to warm up again This is the default mode Off Scanner powered off when radar not required but display is in use for other applications such as the chart When selected the system counts down During this time you cannot repower the scanner Timed Scanner switches between Transmit ontransmitting and standby mode Scanner goes into power save mode when constant use of radar is not requiredUsing radar 12794 Radar range and image quality Radar image quality A number of factors can affect the quality of a radar image radar range echoes sea clutter and other usable range of the radar is limited by factors such as the Not all radar echoes are produced by valid targets Spurious echoesheight of the scanner and height of the target may be caused byMaximum radar range is essentially lineofsight so is limited by Side lobesthe height of the scanner and the height of the target as Indirect echoes Rmax Multiple echoes a1 a2 Blind sectors h Earth Sea rain or snow clutter Radar H Rmax 223 h H Cliff Interference Rmax maximum radar range in nautical miles h radar antenna height in metres Through observation practice and experience you can generally H target height in metres detect these conditions very quickly and use the radar controls to Rmax radar horizon of antenna a 1 radar horizon of target a D16433 2 minimize them Side LobesThe table below shows typical maximum radar ranges for variousradar antenna heights and target heights Remember that although Side lobe patterns are produced by small amounts of energy fromthe radar horizon is greater than the optical horizon the radar the transmitted pulses that are radiated outside the narrow maincan only detect targets if a large enough target is above the radar beam The effects of side lobes are most noticeable with targets athorizon short ranges normally below 3 nm and in particular with larger objects Side lobe echoes form either arcs on the radar screen Antenna height Target height Maximum range similar to range rings or a series of echoes forming a broken arc meters meters Nautical miles 3 3 77 3 10 109 5 3 88 5 10 12128 GSeries User reference Main lobe Multiple Echoes Multiple echoes are not very common but can occur if there is a large Side Side target with a wide vertical surface at a comparatively short range lobe lobe The transmitted signal will be reflected back and forth between the target and your own ship resulting in multiple echoes displayed Antenna beyond the range of the true target echo but on the same bearing True echo Multiple echoes D16384 Arc True echo Side echoes D16423Indirect Echoes Blind SectorsThere are several types of indirect echoes or ghost images These Obstructions such as funnels and masts near the radar have the appearance of true echoes but in general they may obstruct the radar beam and cause radar shadows or blindare intermittent and poorly defined sectors If the obstruction is relatively narrow there will be a reduction of the beam intensity though not necessarily a complete cutoff However for wider obstructions there may be a total loss of False echo True echo True echo signal in the shadow area There may also be multiple echoes which extend behind the obstruction Blind sector effects can normally be minimized by careful selection of the scanner site prior to installation Sea Clutter Radar returns from waves around the vessel can clutter the centre of the radar picture making it difficult to detect real targets Such sea clutter usually appears as multiple echoes on the display at Passing Mast short range scales and the echoes are not repetitive or consistent ship or funnel False echo D16414 in position With high winds and extreme conditions echoes from sea clutter may cause dense background clutter in the shape of an almost solid discUsing radar 129 Interference When two or more radarequipped vessels are operating within range of each other mutual radar interference can occur This usually appears as a spiral of small dots from the display centre This type of interference is most noticeable at long ranges D39684Rain or Snow ClutterThe radar can see echoes from rain or snow Returns from stormareas and rain squalls consist of countless small echoes that change size intensity and position These appear as large hazy areas depending on the intensityof the rainfall or snow in the storm cell D39674130 GSeries User reference95 Radar display overview Item your radar scanner connected and the radar in transmit mode 7 Ships positionthe radar picture provides a maplike representation of the areain which the radar is operating 8 Motion Mode 10 9 Radar scanner status 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 11 10 Waypoint 11 Range ring spacing Typically your vessels position is at the center of the display and its dead ahead bearing is indicated by a vertical heading line known as the Ships Heading Marker SHM Onscreen targets may be large small bright or faint depending on the size of the object its orientation and surface If using a nonHD digital radome scanner strongest target returns are displayed in yellow with weaker returns in 2 shades of blue If using an HD or SuperHD digital radar scanner stronger target returns show as different colors from a range of 256 colors providing better clarity Be aware that the size of a target on screen is dependent on many factors and may not necessarily be proportional to its physical size Nearby objects may appear to be the same size as distant larger objects With experience the approximate size of different objects can be determined by the relative size and brightness of the echoes Item Description You should bear in mind that the size of each onscreen target is 1 Range affected by 2 Databar The physical size of the reflecting object The material from which the object is made Metallic surfaces 3 Range ring reflect signals better than nonmetallic surfaces 4 Land mass Vertical objects such as cliffs reflect signals better than sloping 5 Orientation objects such as sandbanks High coastlines and mountainous coastal regions can be observed 6 Ships Heading Marker SHM at longer radar ranges Therefore the first sight of land may be aUsing radar 131 mountain several miles inland from the coastline Although the 4 Select the EDIT NAME softkey coastline may be much nearer it may not appear on the radar The onscreen keyboard is displayed until the vessel is closer to shore 5 Use the onscreen keyboard to enter a name for the scanner Some targets such as buoys and small boats can be difficult then select SAVE to discern because they do not present a consistent reflecting surface as they bob and toss about in the waves Consequently these echoes tend to fade and brighten and at times disappear momentarily Buoys and small boats often resemble each other but boats can often be distinguished by their motion Note A GPS receiver and a fast heading sensor are required for MARPA operation and to maximize radarchart overlay a scanner to a radar displayIf your system has 2 radar scanners you can select which one touse for the current radar viewIn the radar application1 Press the MENU button2 Select Radar Setup3 Select the Select Scanner menu item A list of connected scanners is displayed4 Select the scanner you want to use with the current radar a radar scannerYou can name radar scanners for easy the radar application1 Press the MENU button2 Select Radar Setup3 Highlight the Select Scanner menu item132 GSeries User reference96 Dual range radar operation Dual range radar compatibility The range covered by the short Dual Range option depends on theThe Dual Range radar function enables you to view 2 ranges at the radar scanner you are using and the software version it is usingsame time in separate windows The function is only available withHD and SuperHD radar scanners Range covered Range coveredUsing your multifunction display and an HD or SuperHD digital by software by softwareradar scanner you can view either a short or a long range image in Dual range versions 1xx versions 3xxseparate radar windows Scanner mode to 2xx onwardsThe default setting is Long which provides a standard scanner 4 Kw HD Digital Long 18 nm to 72 nm 18 nm to 72 nmrange Open Array Short 18 nm to 3 nm 18 nm to 72 nm 4 Kw SuperHD Long 18 nm to 72 nm 18 nm to 72 nm Digital Open Array Short 18 nm to 3 nm 18 nm to 72 nm 12 Kw HD Digital Long 18 nm to 72 nm 18 nm to 72 nm Open Array Short 18 nm to 3 nm 18 nm to 72 nm 12 Kw SuperHD Long 18 nm to 72 nm 18 nm to 72 nm Digital Open Short 18 nm to 3 nm 18 nm to 72 nm Dual Range operation is not available if MARPA targets are active HD Digital Long 18 nm to 72 nm 18 nm to 72 nm You cannot acquire MARPA targets if Dual Range is enabled Radome Chartsync and chart overlay are temporarily disabled when Dual Short 18 nm to 72 nm 18 nm to 72 nm Range is enabledUsing radar 133Using Dual Range with SuperHD scanners 97 Radar mode and range radar operation with SuperHD scannersWhen using the short Dual Range option a SuperHD scanner Radar orientation modesoperates in HD mode only When using the long Dual Range option The radar can operate in a number of orientation modes to suita SuperHD radar operates in SuperHD mode different types of navigation Scanner Dual Range mode Operating mode The orientation of the radar refers to the relationship between the radar and the direction that you are travelling in There are three 4 Kw SuperHD Digital Long SuperHD orientation modes to choose from Open Array Head up Short HD North up 12 Kw SuperHD Digital Long SuperHD Open Array Course up Short HD These orientation modes are used in conjunction with motion mode to control how your boat and radar relate to one another and how they are displayed on screen Any changes that you make to theEnabling Dual Range radar operation orientation of the radar are retained when you switch off your multifunction displayIn the radar application with an HD or SuperHD radar to your multifunction display Head Up HUP1 Select the PRESENTATION softkey This is the default mode for the radar application2 Select the ON option for the DUAL RANGE softkey eg NSelecting long or short range radar operationIn the radar application1 Select the PRESENTATION softkey2 Use the DUAL RANGE softkey to select the LONG or SHORT option as appropriate N Ships Heading Marker SHM As your boats heading changes indicating the boats current SHM fixed upwards heading is upwards D83981 Radar picture rotates accordingly134 GSeries User referenceNorth Up NUP Course Up CUP eg eg N N N N As your boats heading changes As your boats heading changes True north at top Current course upwards Radar picture fixed north up Radar picture fixed SHM rotates accordingly SHM rotates accordingly D84001 D83991 If you select a new course the picture will reset to display the new Note If heading data becomes unavailable whilst in this mode course upwards a warning message will be shown the status bar indicates The reference used for CourseUp depends upon the information NorthUp in brackets and the radar uses 0 heading in relative available at a given time The system always prioritizes this motion When heading data becomes available once more information in the following order NorthUp mode is reinstated 1 Bearing from origin to destination that is intended course Note It is not possible to select Head Up mode when the motion 2 Locked heading from an Autopilot mode is set to True 3 Bearing to waypoint 4 Instantaneous heading Note If heading data becomes unavailable whilst in this mode a warning message will be shown the status bar indicates the Course Up in brackets and the radar uses 0 heading in relative motion When heading data becomes available once more CourseUp mode is reinstated Selecting the radar orientation mode In the radar application 1 Press the PRESENTATION softkeyUsing radar 1352 Press the RADAR MODE AND ORIENTATION softkey3 Using the ORIENTATION softkey select the required orientation modeChanging the radar vessel offsetIn the radar application1 Press the PRESENTATION softkey2 Press the RADAR MODE AND ORIENTATION softkey D68422 0 offset 1 offset 2 offset3 Using the VESSEL OFFSET softkey select the required vessel 3 3 offset The default motion mode is Relative with zero offsetRadar motion modes overview True Motion TMThe motion mode controls the relationship between the radar and When the motion mode is set to True fixed radar targets maintain ayour boat There are two modes constant position and moving vessels including your boat travel Relative motion in true perspective to each other and to fixed landmasses on the screen As the boats position approaches the edge of the screen True motion the radar picture is automatically reset to reveal the area aheadThe selected motion mode is displayed in the status bar The default Note If heading and position data become unavailable whensetting is relative motion with zero offset True motion is selected a warning message will be shown the mode will revert to relative motion and be noted in the status barRelative Motion RM with optional Vessel Offset in brackets for example TMWhen the motion mode is set to Relative the position of your boatis fixed on the screen and all the targets move relative to the boat Note It is not possible to select True Motion when the orientationYou can specify whether the boat is fixed in the centre of the window is set to Head Up0 offset or offset by 13 or 23 to increase the view ahead asshown below Selecting the radar motion mode In the radar application 1 Press the PRESENTATION softkey 2 Press the RADAR MODE AND ORIENTATION softkey 3 Using the MOTION MODE softkey select the relevant mode136 GSeries User reference98 Radar tuning HD and SuperHD digital scannersYou can use the gain presets and other functions to improve the quality of the radar pictureThe following settings apply to HD radomes and HD and SuperHDopen array digital scanners Tuning method Related options Description Gain presets For each preset the following options are available The digital radar gain presets enable you to quickly select preconfigured settings to achieve the best Buoy a special mode that enhances the Gain enables you to use a preset in automatic picture in different situations Raymarine strongly detection of small objects like mooring buoys It is mode or to adjust its gain manually between 0 recommends the use of these presets to achieve useful at ranges up to 075 nm and 100 optimum results However each of the gain presets Harbor this is the default mode This setting Color Gain adjusts the intensity color of can be manually adjusted using gain color gain rain takes account of land clutter so that smaller displayed targets but does not significantly affect and sea gain functions targets like navigation buoys are not lost the number of targets displayed Increasing the color gain causes more targets to be displayed in Coastal accounts for the slightly higher levels the same color which may help you to determine of sea clutter you might encounter out of harbor whether an object is an actual target or just and adjusts the radar display accordingly background noise Reducing the color gain may Offshore automatically adjusts for high levels provide better target detail and detection of sea clutter Rain the radar scanner detects echoes from Bird Mode a special mode that helps you to rain or snow These echoes appear on screen identify flocks of birds useful when identifying as countless small echoes continuously changing suitable fishing locations for example size intensity and position Turning the rain clutter function on suppresses the bulk effect of rain returns from around your vessel making it easier to recognize other objects Sea Gain radar echoes from waves around your vessel can clutter the center of the radar picture making it difficult to detect real targets Adjusting the sea gain reduces this clutter for up to 5 nautical miles depending on wave and sea conditions from your vessel SuperHD Controls for SuperHD scanners onlyUsing radar 137 Tuning method Related options Description Antenna Boost scales the effective antenna size At zero the effective antenna size matches its actual size At 95 the effective antenna size is doubled Increasing the effective antenna size separates targets that appear merged at lower settings Power Boost adjusts effective transmit power At zero the radar operates at its standard power 4kW or 12kW At 90 the effective power is increased by a factor of at least two Increasing the power makes targets more distinct from noise For maximum benefit reduce power boost to prevent saturation of strong targets Enhance Echoes functions INT REJECTION The enhance echoes functions enable you to minimize the negative effects of echoes on the radar Interference rejection this function minimizes ON minimizes the effect of interference from display the effect of interference from other radareqipped other radarequipped vessels vessels OFF allows you to detect the presence of other Expansion enables you to override the default radars in the vicinity radar pulse length providing larger target returns EXPANSION Wakes enables you to see the direction and speed of moving targets relative to your vessel ON increases the pulse length This provides larger target returns making them easier to see However larger returns may decrease target resolution and merge on the display OFF this is the default setting It provides better range resolution giving you more defined but smaller target returns WAKES ON shows the direction and speed of moving targets relative to your vessel Targets are138 GSeries User reference Tuning method Related options Description displayed in yellow turning to paler shades of blue as the signal diminishes If you have changed the color palette in use target colors may be different The wake options are 10 sec 30 sec 1 min 5 min 10 min OFF does NOT show the direction and speed of moving targets in relation to your vessel Tune control AUTO the default mode The radar tunes itself The radar tuning control enables you to finetune the automatically on all range scales Raymarine radar scanners receiver for maximum target returns recommends that you leave the tune function in on the display AUTO mode to receive the maximum signal MANUAL enables you to manually set the tuning Adjust the control to obtain the maximum signal strength If you adjust the setting shortly after powering up the radar scanner you should adjust it again approximately 10 minutes after powering up the scanner as the required setting will change after the magnetron has warmed upSelecting digital radar gain presets 1 Select the GAIN softkeyThese presets require a HD or SHD digital radar scanner Bird 2 Select the BUOY MODE HARBOR MODE COASTAL MODEmode requires a scanner with the enhanced bird mode capability OFFSHORE MODE or BIRD MODE softkey as appropriateIn the radar application 3 Select the same softkey again1 Press the GAIN softkey The softkeys change to provide more options2 Press the BUOY MODE HARBOUR MODE COASTAL MODE 4 Use the GAIN softkey to select the MAN option OFFSHORE MODE or BIRD MODE softkey as appropriate 5 Using the rotary controller adjust the gain control to theThe softkey is highlighted and the display changes to reflect the appropriate setting between 0 and 100new mode 6 Press the OK digital radar preset gain Adjusting digital radar color gainIn the radar application In the radar radar 1391 Select the GAIN softkey 6 Press the OK button2 Select the BUOY MODE HARBOR MODE COASTAL MODE OFFSHORE MODE or BIRD MODE softkey as appropriate Adjusting SuperHD radar antenna boost3 Select the same softkey again In the radar application The softkeys change to provide more options 1 Select the GAIN softkey4 Use the COLOR GAIN softkey to select the MAN option 2 Select the BUOY MODE HARBOR MODE COASTAL MODE5 Using the rotary controller adjust the gain control to the OFFSHORE MODE or BIRD MODE softkey as appropriate appropriate setting between 0 and 100 3 Select the same softkey again6 Press the OK button The softkeys change to provide more options 4 Select the SUPER HD CONTROLS digital radar rain clutter 5 Use the ANTENNA BOOST softkey to select the MAN optionIn the radar application 6 Using the rotary controller adjust the gain control to the1 Select the GAIN softkey appropriate setting between 0 and 1002 Select the BUOY MODE HARBOR MODE COASTAL MODE 7 Press the OK button OFFSHORE MODE or BIRD MODE softkey as appropriate3 Select the same softkey again Adjusting SuperHD radar power boost The softkeys change to provide more options In the radar application4 Use the RAIN softkey to select the ON option 1 Select the GAIN softkey5 Using the rotary controller adjust the gain control to the 2 Select the BUOY MODE HARBOR MODE COASTAL MODE appropriate setting between 0 and 100 OFFSHORE MODE or BIRD MODE softkey as appropriate6 Press the OK button 3 Select the same softkey again The softkeys change to provide more digital radar sea gain 4 Select the SUPER HD CONTROLS softkeyIn the radar application 5 Use the POWER BOOST softkey to select the MAN option1 Select the GAIN softkey 6 Using the rotary controller adjust the gain control to the2 Select the BUOY MODE HARBOR MODE COASTAL MODE appropriate setting between 0 and 100 OFFSHORE MODE or BIRD MODE softkey as appropriate 7 Press the OK button3 Select the same softkey again The softkeys change to provide more options Enhance echoes functions4 Use the SEA softkey to select the MAN option5 Using the rotary controller adjust the gain control to the Enabling radar interference rejection appropriate setting between 0 and 100 In the radar application140 GSeries User reference1 Press the ENHANCE ECHOES softkey2 Press the INT REJECTION softkey repeatedly until the ON option is selected3 Press the OK buttonEnabling radar expansionIn the radar application1 Press the ENHANCE ECHOES softkey2 Press the EXPANSION softkey repeatedly until the ON option is selected3 Press the OK buttonEnabling radar wakesIn the radar application1 Press the ENHANCE ECHOES softkey2 Press the WAKES softkey repeatedly until the ON option is selected3 Select the appropriate time the radar tune controlInthe radar application1 Press the MENU button2 Select the Radar Setup menu item3 Select the Scanner Setup menu item4 Select the Tune menu item5 Select the MANUAL option using the TUNE softkey6 Using the rotary control adjust the level to obtain the maximum signal strength indicated by the eightstep horizontal bar7 Press the OK buttonUsing radar 14199 Radar tuning nonHD digital radomesYou can use the gain presets and other functions to improve the quality of the radar pictureThe following settings apply to nonHD digital radomes Tuning method Related Options Description Gain AUTO the preset operates in automatic mode Enables you to adjust the sensitivity of the radar This is the default reception In some situations adjusting the sensitivity may improve the clarity of the radar picture MAN allows you to manually adjust the intensity of the gain from 0 to 100 FTC function ON enables the FTC function and allows you to Enables you to remove areas of clutter at a distance adjust the setting between 0 and 100 from your vessel It also helps you to distinguish between two very close echoes on the same bearing OFF disables the FTC function This is the which may otherwise merge and appear as one echo default You can adjust the intensity of the FTC function between 0 and 100 A higher setting shows only the leading edge of large rain clutter echoes while the effect on smaller ship echoes is only slight A lower setting reduces background noise and fillin returns from land and other large targets Rain function ON enables the Rain function and allows you to The radar scanner detects echoes from rain or adjust the setting between 0 and 100 snow These echoes appear on screen as countless small echoes continuously changing size intensity OFF disables the Rain function This is the and position Turning the rain clutter function ON default suppresses the bulk effect of rain returns from around your vessel making it easier to recognize other objects You can adjust the intensity of this setting between 0 and 100142 GSeries User reference Tuning method Related Options Description Sea gain presets AUTO the preset operates in automatic mode Enable you to quickly select preconfigured settings This is the default to achieve the best picture in different situations Harbor this is the default mode This setting Each of the gain presets has a gain function which is takes account of land clutter so that smaller MAN allows you to manually adjust the intensity set to automatic mode by default Raymarine strongly targets like navigation buoys are not lost of the sea gain from 0 to 100 recommends the use of these presets to achieve Coastal accounts for the slightly higher levels optimum results However you can adjust this gain of sea clutter you might encounter out of harbor manually if required and adjusts the radar display accordingly Offshore Automatically adjusts for high levels of sea clutter Enhance Echoes functions INT REJECTION The enhance echoes functions enable you to minimize the negative effects of echoes on the radar Interference rejection this function minimizes ON minimizes the effect of interference from display the effect of interference from other radareqipped other radarequipped vessels There are two vessels settings NORMAL and HIGH Expansion enables you to override the default OFF allows you to detect the presence of other radar pulse length providing larger target returns radars in the vicinity Wakes enables you to see the direction and EXPANSION speed of moving targets relative to your vessel ON increases the pulse length giving larger target returns that are easier to see However larger returns may decrease target resolution and merge on the display There are two settings LOW and HIGH OFF this is the default setting It provides better range you more defined but smaller target returns WAKES ON you can see the direction and speed of moving targets relative to your vessel Targets are displayed in yellow turning to paler shades of blueUsing radar 143 Tuning method Related Options Description as the signal diminishes The options are 10 sec 30 sec 1 min 5 min 10 min OFF you will NOT be able to see the direction and speed of moving targets in relation to your vessel Tune control AUTO the default mode The radar tunes itself The radar tuning control enables you to finetune the automatically on all range scales Raymarine radar scanners receiver for maximum target returns recommends that you leave the tune function in on the display AUTO mode to receive the maximum signal MANUAL enables you to manually set the tuning Adjust the control to obtain the maximum signal strength If you adjust the setting shortly after powering up the radar scanner you should adjust it again approximately 10 minutes after powering up the scanner as the required setting will change after the magnetron has warmed upAdjusting radar gain Adjusting the radar rain functionIn the radar application In the radar application1 Press the GAIN softkey 1 Press the GAIN softkey2 Press the GAIN softkey until the MAN option is selected 2 Press the RAIN softkey until the ON option is selected3 Using the rotary controller adjust the gain control to the 3 Using the rotary controller adjust the Rain function to the appropriate setting appropriate the radar FTC function Adjusting radar sea clutterIn the radar application In the radar application1 Press the GAIN softkey 1 Press the GAIN softkey2 Press the FTC softkey until the ON option is selected 2 Press the SEA softkey3 Using the rotary controller adjust the FTC function to the 3 Select the HARBOR OFFSHORE or COASTAL preset as appropriate setting appropriate144 GSeries User reference Note You can adjust the radars sensitivity to sea clutter using 4 Select the Tune menu item the MENU Radar Setup Scanner Setup Sea Clutter 5 Select the MANUAL option using the TUNE softkey Curve menu item 6 Using the rotary control adjust the level to obtain the maximum signal strength indicated by the eightstep horizontal barEnhance echoes functions 7 Press the OK buttonEnabling radar interference rejectionIn the radar application1 Press the ENHANCE ECHOES softkey2 Press the INT REJECTION softkey repeatedly until the ON option is selected3 Press the OK buttonEnabling radar expansionIn the radar application1 Press the ENHANCE ECHOES softkey2 Press the EXPANSION softkey repeatedly until the ON option is selected3 Press the OK buttonEnabling radar wakesIn the radar application1 Press the ENHANCE ECHOES softkey2 Press the WAKES softkey repeatedly until the ON option is selected3 Select the appropriate time the radar tune controlIn the radar application1 Press the MENU button2 Select the Radar Setup menu item3 Select the Scanner Setup menu itemUsing radar 145910 Using radar to measure distances egranges and bearingsWhen you are using the radar application you can ranges and bearings in a variety of waysThese options are detailed in the table below Range 14 nm Range 34 nm Range 11 nm 2 D84071 Range rings 18 nm apart Range rings 14 nm apart Range rings 14 nm apart Distances Range From Functions Between Points Your Vessel Bearings Measuring using the cursor Range Rings Yes Yes No approximate approximate To measure the bearing and range from your boat to a specified distance range target move the cursor to the appropriate position on the screen Cursor No Yes Yes Bearing and range from your vessel to cursor Variable Range No Yes No Markers VRMs Cursor Electronic No No Yes Bearing Lines EBLs Floating VRMs Yes No No D84021 Floating EBLs No No YesMeasuring using the range rings Note If cursor position is not shown in the Databar go to MenuUse the range rings to gauge the approximate distances between Databar Setup Range rings are concentric circles displayed on the screenand centred from your boat at preset distances The number and Measuring using Variable Range Markers VRMsspacing of the rings changes as you range in and out A Variable Range Marker VRM is a circle centred on your vessels position and fixed with respect to the heading mode When this circle is adjusted to align with a target its range from your boat is measured and displayed on the ADJUST VRM softkey The data is also displayed if you select the VRM with the cursor146 GSeries User reference VRM EBL D84251 D84081 Note The default bearing mode for EBLs is relative to your vessels heading If heading data is available you can set theMeasuring using Electronic Bearing Lines EBLs bearing mode to be relative REL magnetictrue MT WhenAn Electronic Bearing Line EBL is a line drawn from your boat to MT is selected the EBL bearings will be expressed as eitherthe edge of the window When this line is rotated to align with a true or magnetic dependant on the equipment connected Thetarget its bearing relative to your boats heading is measured and current EBL bearing is shown on both the radar screen EBL labeldisplayed on the ADJUST EBL softkey The data is also displayed if and on the ADJUST EBL softkeyyou select the EBL with the cursor Measuring using combined VRM and EBL A VRM and an EBL can be combined to measure both the range and the bearing of the specified targetUsing radar 147 Note The first VRMEBL will be placed at a location of 13 of VRM Target EBL the current range and 030 relative to your vessels head If this setting is adjusted the display will retain the adjustments and use them when the VRMEBL is next enabled Creating a floating VRM or EBL on the radar display In the radar application 1 If you have already created a VRM or EBL skip to Step 8 Otherwise follow Steps 2 to 12 2 Select the VRMEBL softkey D84031 3 Select the ON option using the VRMEBL 1 softkey The VRMEBL is displayed 4 Select the ADJUST VRM using floating VRM and EBLYou can use the VRMEBL float function to measure the range and 5 Using the rotary control adjust the VRM to the required sizebearing between any two points on the radar screen This function 6 Select the ADJUST EBL softkeyallows you to move the VRMEBL centre away from your boats 7 Using the rotary control adjust the EBL to the required angleposition and onto a target You can then change the radius of the 8 Position the cursor over the VRM or EBLVRM to determine the distance between two points and change theangle of the EBL relative to its new origin to obtain the bearing The softkeys change to display the VRMEBL options 9 Select the FLOATING EBL a VRM or EBL on the radar display 10 Select the ADJUST FLOAT softkeyIn the radar application 11 Using the trackpad move the center position of the circle to the1 Select the VRMEBL softkey desired position2 Select the ON option using the VRMEBL 1 softkey 12 Press the CANCEL button to deselect the ADJUST FLOAT3 Using the rotary control adjust the VRM to the required size softkey and then CANCEL again to return to the previous level of softkeys4 Select the ADJUST EBL softkey The ADJUST VRM softkey displays the distance The ADJUST5 Using the rotary control adjust the EBL to the required angle EBL softkey displays the bearing6 Press the OK button to save the settings7 Repeat Steps 1 to 6 to create a second VRMEBL if required this time using the VRMEBL 2 softkey148 GSeries User reference Note When creating the first VRMEBL it will be placed at a 2 Select Radar Setup location of 13 of the current range and 030 relative to your 3 Use the Range Rings menu option to switch Radar Rings ON vessels head If this setting is adjusted the display will retain the or OFF adjustments and use them when the VRMEBL is next a VRM or EBL on the radar displayIn the radar application1 Select the VRMEBL softkey2 Use the VRMEBL 1 softkey to select the ON option3 Select the FLOATING EBL softkey4 Select the CENTER softkeyUsing the radar range ringsRadar range rings enable you to measure the distance betweentwo points on the radar displayUse the range rings to gauge the approximate distances betweenpoints Range rings are concentric circles displayed on the screenand centred from your boat at preset distances The number andspacing of the rings changes as you range in and out eg Range 14 nm Range 34 nm Range 11 nm 2 D84071 Range rings 18 nm apart Range rings 14 nm apart Range rings 14 nm apartEnabling and disabling radar range ringsIn the radar application1 Press the MENU buttonUsing radar 149911 Using radar to track targets and 3 Select Radar Alarms Setupavoid collisions 4 Select Guard Zones Sensitivity 5 Use the rotary control or trackpad to adjust the are a number of radar functions to help you track targets andavoid collisions including Guard Zones MARPA and AIS MARPA overviewWith a radar connected to your multifunction display you can MARPA is used for target tracking and risk analysis in the radar Assess how far away a target is and its bearing VRMsEBLs application Set an alarm to trigger when a target is within a specified zone With an accurate heading sensor connected to your multifunction Guard Zones display you can use the Mini Automatic Radar Plotting Aid MARPA Display detailed information on tracked targets MARPA functions for target tracking and risk analysis MARPA improves collision avoidance by calculating information for tracked targets Display the identity of other vessels and if broadcasted their and provides continuous accurate and rapid situation evaluation voyage information AIS The number of targets that you can track at any one time is Display the range and bearing of a target dependent on the model of radar scanner that you are using MARPA tracks acquired targets and calculates the targets speed and courseSetting up a radar guard zone Each target tracked can be displayed with a graphic indicating theInthe radar application Closest Point of Approach CPA and Time to Closest Point of1 Press the TARGET TRACKING softkey Approach TCPA The calculated target data can also be shown on2 Press the MONITOR IN ZONES softkey your screen Each target is continually assessed and an audible3 Press the ZONE 1 or ZONE 2 softkey as appropriate until the alarm is sounded if a target becomes dangerous or is lost ON or OFF option is selected For effective MARPA operation your multifunction display must4 Press the SET UP ZONE 1 or SET UP ZONE 2 softkey as have accurate heading and speed data for your vessel The better appropriate the quality of the heading and speed data the better MARPA will perform For the best heading data a Raymarine SMART heading5 Press the ZONE SHAPE softkey until the SECTOR or CIRCLE sensor or a gyrostabilized autopilot is required option is selected as required6 Use the softkeys and the rotary control to specify the guard In True Motion mode Speed Over Ground SOG and Course Over zone as appropriate Ground COG information is required to show true target course and speedAdjusting guard zone sensitivity In Relative Motion mode heading and speed information is required1 Press the MENU button2 Select Alarm Setup150 GSeries User reference the symbol wanders away from the target lockson to another target or changes to a lost symbol target In these circumstances target acquisition and tracking may need to be reinitiated and in some cases might be impossible to maintain Better quality heading data might improve performance in these circumstances How a MARPA risk is assessed Each target is monitored to ascertain whether it will be within a certain distance from your vessel within a certain time If so the target is designated as dangerous and an audible warning is sounded and a warning displayed The target symbol changes to the dangerous target symbol and flashes to indicate that it is a dangerous target Selecting the appropriate softkey will silence the alarm and remove the warningSafety notices If a target is lost either because the MARPA software has lostMARPA can improve collision avoidance when used wisely It is contact with it or because it has moved out of range an audibleyour responsibility to exercise common prudence and navigational alarm is sounded and an onscreen warning appears Thejudgement onscreen symbol will change to the target lost symbol SelectingThere are conditions where acquiring a target may become difficult the appropriate softkey will silence the alarm and remove theThese same conditions may be a factor in successfully tracking a onscreen warning and the target lost symboltarget Some of the conditions are Effective range for MARPA targets The target echo is weak The target is very close to land buoys MARPA target acquisition is only available at radar range scales of or other large targets up to 12 nm although tracking continues at all ranges The target or your own vessel is making rapid manoeuvres If you change to a smaller range scale targets may be beyond the Choppy sea state conditions exist and the target is buried in range of your radar scanner and will be lost In such cases an excessive sea clutter or in deep swells onscreen warning indicates that the target is offscreen Choppy sea state conditions exist yielding poor stability own Status symbols for MARPA targets vessels heading data is very unstable Each target is shown in the radar application as a symbol indicating Inadequate heading data its statusSymptoms of such conditions include target acquisition is difficult and the MARPA vectors are unstableUsing radar 151 Relative mode Target being acquired Dangerous target With the display set in Relative mode no vector extension of your vessel is shown The CPA line emerges from your own vessel with D75422 Safe target Lost target the target vector extension being shown as relative not true The text next to the target indicates its course and speedVessel vectors CPA graphics overview Configuring MARPA and AIS optionsCPA graphics show vectors for your vessel and a selected target In the radar application 1 Select the TARGET TRACKING softkeyA vector is a line onscreen showing the predicted courses of yourvessel and the selected target if you both remain on your present 2 Select the MARPA AND AIS OPTIONS softkeycourse These vectors vary in length due to vessel speed and vector 3 Select the Vector Length menu item and adjust the time periodlength set in the MARPA Setup menu as appropriate The distance that your vessel travels in the time period you specify here determines the length of the vector lines 4 Select the Target History menu item to adjust the interval by which a targets previous position is plotted on the radar display 5 Select the Own Vessel Safe Zone menu item to specify the range of your safe zone A target is considered dangerous if it Vector comes within this range CPA graphic 6 Select the Time To Safe Zone menu item to specify the time period of your safe zone A target is considered dangerous if it enters the safe zone within this time period 3 9 7 Select the Safe Zone Ring menu item to show or hide the safe zone on the radar display D90081 Displaying vessel vectors CPA graphicsTrue mode 1 Position the cursor over the target 2 To display the CPA graphic for the target press the CPAWith the display set in True mode the vectors of your vessel and GRAPHIC softkey until the ON option is selectedthe target are shown extended to their intersection point TheCPA is shown as a line that is placed on your vessels vector at 3 To hide the CPA graphic for the target press the CPA GRAPHICthe point of the CPA The length and direction of the line indicates softkey until the OFF option is selectedthe distance and bearing of the target at CPA The text indicates 4 To display the CPA graphic automatically when you place theCPA and TCPA The text next to the target symbol indicates its true cursor over any part of the MARPA symbol select the AUTOcourse and speed option 5 Press the OK button152 GSeries User referenceMARPA options Parameter Descriptions OptionsThe MARPA options are accessible by pressing the TARGET Time to Safe Zone If a target enters your 3 minTRACKING MARPA AIS OPTIONS softkeys safe zone within this time period it is considered 6 min Parameter Descriptions Options dangerous 12 min Vector Length The time period 05 min specified for drawing 24 min length of vectors 1 min Safe Zone Ring Controls whether the Visible 3 min safe zone ring is displayed or hidden Hidden 6 min on screen 12 min 30 min Using MARPA 60 min Acquiring a MARPA target to track Target History Plots a targets previous OFF In the radar application position at specified 1 Select the TARGET TRACKING softkey intervals The four 05 min most recent position 2 Move the cursor over the target to be acquired 1 min points are displayed 3 Select the ACQUIRE TARGET softkey If True target vectors 3 min The target being acquired symbol is displayed If the target is are selected the four 6 min present for several scans the radar lockson to the target and the most recent vessel symbol changes to safe target status position points are also displayed Cancelling a MARPA target Own Vessel Safe Zone The safe zone is a ring 01 nm Inthe radar application centred on your boat 1 Move the cursor over the relevant target within which a target is 02 nm considered dangerous 2 Press the CANCEL TARGET softkey 05 nm if it will enter this zone 3 Alternatively display the MARPA target list by pressing the within the Time to Safe 10 nm TARGET TRACKING then MARPA LIST softkeys Zone period see below 20 nm 4 Using the trackpad select the relevant MARPA target from the list 5 Press the CANCEL TARGET softkeyUsing radar 153912 Radar setup menu optionsThe Radar Setup menu enables you to configure the performance and behaviour of your radar scanner Function Description Options Select Scanner Select the radar scanner that you want to use Scanner Setup This menu item contains a submenu that enables you to adjust the settings for Scanner Speed the following functions 24 RPM Scanner Speed this option is only available with scanners that support multiple speedsTwo speeds are available 24 RPM and Auto You must Auto select the AUTO option if you want to use the 48 RPM scan speed Tune Adjust Tune Adjust allows you to fine tune the radar scanners receiver for AUTO maximum returns on the display Raymarine recommends that this function is set to AUTO If you set this function to MANUAL and adjust the setting shortly MANUAL after powering up the radar scanner you should adjust it again approximately Sea Clutter Curve 10 minutes after powering up the scanner as the required setting will change after the magnetron has warmed up ADJUST CURVE 1 to 8 Sea Clutter Curve radar echoes from waves can make it difficult to detect Parking Offset real targets These echoes are known as sea clutter Several factors can affect the level of clutter you see including the weather and sea conditions 0 to 358 degrees in twodegree and the mounting height of the radar The sea clutter curve setting adjusts the increments radars sensitivity to sea clutter The steepest setting for the curve is 1 and the most shallow setting is 8 Antenna Size Parking Offset Digital only this setting is only available when the radar is Radome set to Off or Standby The parking offset determines how the scanner is aligned 4 Array to the pedestal The default setting is 0 degrees with the scanner aligning to the pedastal facing forwards 6 Array Antenna Size this is used to specify the size of your radar scanner Range Rings Enables or disables Range Rings which help you to determine distances and Off ranges On154 GSeries User reference Function Description Options Color Palette Digital only The color palette options enable you to customize the look of the radar display for Bold different situations as follows Professional 1 Bold uses high color gain predominately red to show weak targets more Professional 2 intensely Pathfinder Professional 1 high resolution palette that uses the full color range to display the information discovered by the scanner just the strong returns are red Night Vision Professional 2 high resolution palette displays weaker targets in browns with more intense targets displayed in yellows Pathfinder similar to the Pathfinder color palette Night Vision green EBL Reference The measurement point used for reference when measuring distances using MagTrue Electronic Bearing Lines EBLs and range rings in the chart application The options are MagneticTrue North or Relative Relative Timed Transmit Controls the radars timed transmission powersave mode On Off Transmit Period When ON the scanner performs the number of scans specified and then shuts 10 SCANS down for the number of minutes specified by the Standby Period setting 20 SCANS 30 SCANS Standby Period Indicates the number of minutes that the system shuts down the scanner does 3 MINS not rotate and the display is in standby mode 5 MINS 10 MINS 15 MINS Bearing Alignment Enables you to make corrections for display azimuth error Refer to Installation Guide Radar Advanced Setup Advanced setup options Refer to Installation GuideUsing radar 155156 GSeries User 10 Using AISChapter contents 101 AIS overview on page 158 102 AIS prerequisites on page 159 103 Classes of AIS data on page 160 104 Enabling AIS on page 161 105 Displaying AIS vectors on page 161 106 AIS status symbols on page 162 107 AIS silent mode on page 162 108 Viewing AIS target information on page 163 109 Using AIS to avoid collisions on page 164 1010 AIS options on page 165 1011 AIS alarms on page 166 1012 Buddy tracking on page 167 1013 Aid to Navigation AToN targets on page 169 1014 Land base station targets on page 170Using AIS 157101 AIS overview 1 HeadingThe AIS feature enables you to receive information broadcast by 2 Large vesselother vessels and to add these vessels as targets in the chart and 3 Direction of turnradar applications 4 Small vesselWith an optional AIS unit connected to your system you can Display targets for any other AISequipped vessels 5 Transmitting target Display voyage information being broadcast by these targets 6 Safetycritical data such as their position course speed and rateofturn 7 COG SOG vector Display basic or detailed information for each target vessel 8 Safe zone defined by distance or time including safetycritical target data 9 Dangerous target flashes Set up a safe zone around your vessel View AIS alarm and safetyrelated messages AISequipped vessels in the surrounding area are displayed in the chart or radar application as triangular targets Up to 100 targetsAIS information is displayed in the form of an overlay in the chart are displayed As the vessels status changes the symbol for theand radar applications Additional data is displayed in a dialog box target changes accordinglyin the chart application for example Vectors can be displayed for each target These vectors indicate the direction of travel and rate of turn of the vessel and the distance 1 it will travel over a specified period of time COG SOG vector 2 Targets displayed with their vectors are referred to as active targets and are scaled according to the size of the vessel The larger the 3 vessel the larger the target You can either display all targets or just dangerous targets 4 How AIS Works AIS uses digital radio signals to broadcast realtime information 097T 116 kt between vessels and shorebased stations via dedicated VHF radio 12 37n m frequencies This information is used to identify and track vessels in 00h 04m 33s the surrounding area and to provide fast automatic and accurate 5 collision avoidance data The AIS features complement the radar application as AIS can operate in radar blind spots and can detect smaller vessels equipped with AIS 6 7 8 9 D119301158 GSeries User reference Note It may not be mandatory for vessels to be fitted with 102 AIS prerequisites operational AIS equipment Therefore you should not assume that your multifunction display will show ALL vessels in your area You must have suitable AIS hardware connected to your Due prudence and judgement should be exercised AIS should multifunction display to make use of the AIS functionality be used to complement radar NOT substitute it In order to run AIS you will needAIS Simulator Mode A receiveonly AIS unit or a full AIS transceiver a unit that sends and recommends that you use the simulator function tofamiliarize yourself with the AIS features When the simulator A VHF antenna this is usually supplied with the AIS systemfunction is enabled Menu System Setup Simulator it displays A GPS to provide position data20 AIS targets within a 25 nm range These targets are displayedusing the appropriate AIS targets status symbol and move around The AIS layer enabled in the chart or radar application asthe screen as if they were real targets appropriate Note Incoming safety messages are NOT displayed while the Note A receiver will allow you to receive data about other simulator is enabled vessels in your area but will not allow other vessels to see you A full transceiver transmits and receives AIS data and therefore allows you to receive data about other vessels It also enables other AISequipped vessels to see and receive information about your vessel This could include position course speed and rate of turn data When the AIS unit is connected to your multifunction display the status of the unit is indicated by an AIS icon in the transducer data box You can connect an AIS unit to your multifunction display using NMEA0183 or SeaTalkng depending on the AIS unit If connecting using NMEA0183 you will now need to specify the 38400 baud setting Menu System Setup System Integration NMEA Port Setting for the NMEA port that communicates with the AIS transceiver or receiverUsing AIS 159103 Classes of AIS data Class A Class B Data receive Class B send receiveThere are 2 classes of AIS data each class supports a differentrange of AIS data Antenna locationAIS data is defined as Class A or Class B The sending andreceiving of Class A and Class B data may not be compulsory for all Draftvessels Therefore you should NOT assume that your is showing all vessels in your area Cargo Information Note Not all AIS units will decode all the available AIS information For example some AIS Class B receivers do not Destination decode and output information such as the vessels name IMO number vessel draft beam length and destination Additionally some Class A vessels do not input all of the required AIS data in ETA which case the information will not be shown on your multifunction display TimeYour AIS receiver or transceiver may support additional AIS datathat is not shown on your multifunction display Vessels positionThe following table lists the AIS information that is shown on display COG Class A Class B Data receive Class B send receive SOG Vessels name Gyro heading Type Rate of turn Call sign Navigational status IMO number Safety message Length and beam160 GSeries User reference104 Enabling AIS 105 Displaying AIS vectors You must have the correct data available before AIS vectors canEnabling AIS in the chart application be displayedIn the 2D chart view A target is defined as active when it has the following data displayed1 Select the 2D CHART LAYERS softkey graphically2 Use the AIS TARGETS softkey to select the ON option A COGSOG vector indicating the predicted distance that a target will travel within a given period of timeEnabling AIS in the radar application A heading and direction of turn indicatorIn the radar application1 Select the PRESENTATION softkey Enabling and disabling AIS vectors2 Use the AIS LAYER softkey to select the ON option In the chart or radar application 1 Move the cursor over the relevant AIS target 2 Press the AIS VECTOR softkey until the ON or OFF option is selected as appropriate 3 Press the OK button Note The same target vector and safe zone settings apply to both radar MARPA and AIS targetsUsing AIS 161106 AIS status symbols 107 AIS silent modeAIS status is indicated by a symbol in the databar AIS silent mode enables you to disable AIS transmissions Symbol Description AIS silent mode enables you to disable the transmitting functions of your AIS equipment This is useful when you do not want to AIS unit is switched on and operating transmit your vessels AIS data to other AIS receivers but still wish to receive data from other vessels Note Not all AIS equipment supports silent mode For more AIS currently unavailable information refer to the documentation that accompanies your AIS unit AIS unit is switched off or not connected Enabling and disabling AIS silent mode In the chart or radar application 1 Press the MENU button AIS unit is in Silent Mode 2 Select the AIS Layer Setup menu item 3 Select the ON or OFF option for the Silent Mode option as appropriate AIS unit is in Silent Mode with active alarms AIS unit is connected and switched on but has active alarms AIS unit is connected and switched on but the dangerous and lost alarm is disabled162 GSeries User reference108 Viewing AIS target information Target type Description SymbolYou can display information relating to individual AIS targets Dangerous target Targets within specified distance CPA or timeWhen a target is highlighted with the cursor the softkeys change TCPA Dangerousto allow you to select the following options target alarm sounds if AIS vectors enabled Target flashes AIS safety critical data Uncertain target Calculated CPA TCPA value uncertain AIS list Lost target When signal of Full AIS data dangerous target not received for 20 secondsAIS target symbols Target in latest predicted position Alarms soundsYour multifunction display shows a range of symbols to represent if enabled Targetthe different types of AIS target flashes Target type Description Symbol Buddy target Target has previously Transmitting target Target not activated been added to the Buddy dangerous or lost List Target is moving or at Aid To Navigation AToN AToN target is ON anchor target Real position Activated target Target activated COGSOG Direction Aid To Navigation AToN AToN target is OFF that is AIS vector vector of turn target Real position displayed Vector line optional shows Heading Aid To Navigation AToN AToN target is ON predicted distance target Virtual position travelled within a given time Aid To Navigation AToN AtoN target is OFF target Virtual position Selected target Target selected with cursor Can activate the Land base station target Land base station target target and view detailed is ONLINE data AISUsing AIS 163Displaying detailed AIS target information 109 Using AIS to avoid collisionsIn the chart or radar application You can use the AIS safe zone and safety message functions to1 In the chart application select the AIS OPTIONS softkey or help you avoid collisions with other vessels and objects RADAR AND AIS softkey if Radar Overlay is ON2 In the radar application select the TARGET TRACKING softkey Safe Zones3 Select the AIS LIST softkey A safe zone is a ring centred on your vessel within which a target is considered dangerous It is displayed in the radar or chart4 Select the VIEW FULL AIS DATA softkey applications as a red ring Note You can also display full AIS information by moving the This AIS safe zone uses the same criteria as MARPA and will deem cursor over the relevant target in the chart or radar application a target dangerous if it comes within a specified distance of your and selecting the VIEW FULL AIS DATA softkey vessel closest point of approach or CPA within a specified time time to closest point of approach or TCPA The CPA and TCPA are calculated using COGSOG and position from the AIS target When your system recognizes a dangerous AIS target The target symbol changes to red and flashes An alarm popup is displayed this can be disabled if required An alarm sounds this can be disabled if required Note When the AIS receiver is connected and functioning the system will check for dangerous targets within the safe zone and if enabled issue an alarm whenever necessary Dangerous target alarm operates irrespective of the ON or OFF status of the AIS target display or the VISIBLE HIDDEN status of the safe zone ring Safety Messages When the status of the AIS Safety Messages function is set to ON in the Menu AIS Layer Setup Menu any incoming safety messages from surrounding vessels shore stations and mobile stations are displayed in a popup box If known the message will include the sending vessels position in latitude longitude You will have the option to Remove the message ACKNOWLEDGE164 GSeries User reference Place a waypoint on your chart radar to mark the sending 1010 AIS options vessels position The AIS options are accessible in the chart application by pressing Select to GOTO the sending vessels position the AIS OPTIONS MARPA AIS OPTIONS softkeys or the radar Note You will NOT receive any safety messages in Simulator application by pressing the TARGET TRACKING MARPA AIS mode Menu System Setup Simulator OPTIONS softkeys Parameter Description safetycritical AIS information Vector Length The time period 05 min specified for drawingIn the chart or radar application length of vectors 1 min1 Move the cursor over the relevant AIS target 3 min2 Press the AIS DATA softkey until the ON option is highlighted 6 min3 Press the OK button 12 min 30 min 60 min Target History Plots a targets previous OFF position at specified intervals The four 05 min most recent position 1 min points are displayed If True target vectors 3 min are selected the four 6 min most recent vessel position points are also displayedUsing AIS 165 Parameter Description Options 1011 AIS alarms Own Vessel Safe Zone The safe zone is a ring 01 nm The AIS functions generate a number of alarms to alert you to centred on your boat dangerous or lost targets within which a target is 02 nm considered dangerous In addition to the dangerous target alarm previously described the 05 nm if it will enter this zone system generates an alarm when a dangerous target becomes a within the Time to Safe 10 nm lost target ie its signal has not been received for 20 seconds Zone period see below 20 nm Your AIS receiver generates local alarms which are displayed and sounded on your multifunction display whenever an alarm condition Time to Safe Zone If a target enters your 3 min exists on the unit safe zone within this time period it is considered 6 min Local AIS alarms dangerous 12 min When the connected AIS unit generates an alarm your multifunction 24 min display shows a local alarm message and indicates the alarm status in the data bar icon Safe Zone Ring Controls whether the Visible safe zone ring is Active AIS alarms list displayed or hidden Hidden The active alarm list shows the status of each local alarm This list on screen can either be accessed via the Menu AIS Layer Setup Menu or from the Menu Alarms Setup Menu Note When local AIS alarms are acknowledged the target is shown as dangerous flashing with a red outline and the active alarm status icon is displayed until the target is no longer dangerous Acknowledging AIS alarms In the chart or radar application 1 Press the ACKNOWLEDGE softkey Note An AIS alarm remains active until it is acknowledged on your multifunction display166 GSeries User reference1012 Buddy tracking How it works When the AIS Layer is enabled in the chart or radar application AISYou can configure your display to notify you when an AISequipped targets are shown on your display You can add any AIS target tofriend or buddy comes within range of your vessel a Buddy List each entry consisting of an MMSI number and anThe Buddy Tracking feature enables you to add AISequipped optional name Subsequently whenever Buddy Tracking is enabledfriends and regular contacts to a Buddy List on your multifunction on your mutlifunction display and a Buddy vessel with an MMSIdisplay As soon as a vessel on your Buddy List sails into the range number sails into the range of your AIS receiver an AIS Buddy iconof your AIS receiver the vessel icon changes to indicate this is displayed Up to 100 vessels may be added to the Buddy List 2 1 Prerequisites The following items are required for the Buddy Tracking feature For the purposes of using the Buddy Tracking feature it is assumed that your display is already connected to a suitable AIS receiver Only AISequipped vessels will be detected Enabling and disabling buddy tracking In the chart or radar application with the AIS Targets layer enabled 1 Press the MENU button 2 Select AIS Layer Setup 3 Use the Buddy Tracking menu item to select the ON or OFF option as appropriate 3 Adding a vessel to your buddy list Item Description In the chart or radar application 1 Buddy icon 1 Using the trackpad move the cursor over an AIS target The softkeys change to reflect this and give you Buddyrelated 2 Dangerous target icon options 3 Normal AIS icon 2 Press the ADD TO BUDDY LIST softkey The MMSI and vessel name are automatically added to the Buddy ListUsing AIS 167Adding a vessel to your buddy list from AIS Editing a buddys detailstarget list 1 In the chart or radar application use the trackpad to move the cursor over an AIS target1 If you are in the chart application press the AIS OPTIONS softkey The softkeys change to reflect this and give you Buddyrelated options2 If you are in the radar application press the TARGET TRACKING softkey 2 Alternatively press the MENU button and select the AIS Layer Setup menu3 Press the AIS LIST softkey 3 Press the VIEW BUDDY LIST softkey The AIS Target List is displayed The AIS Buddy List dialog is displayed4 Using the trackpad select the AIS target that you want to add 4 Press the EDIT VESSEL DETAILS softkey to your Buddy List The Edit Buddy Vessel dialog is displayed5 Press the ADD TO BUDDY LIST softkey 5 In the MMSI field edit the MMSI number nine digits if required6 Press the OK button 6 Optionally In the NAME field edit the existing name or enter a new name This could be the name of the vessel or the name ofAdding a vessel to your buddy list from main the friend who owns the vessel for examplemenu 7 Press the OK buttonInthe chart or radar application1 Press the MENU button Deleting a buddy2 Using the trackpad select the AIS LAYER SETUP menu item 1 In the chart or radar application use the trackpad to move the cursor over an AIS target3 Using the trackpad select the VIEW BUDDY LIST menu item The softkeys change to reflect this and give you Buddyrelated4 Press the ADD VESSEL softkey options5 In the MMSI field enter a valid MMSI number nine digits 2 Alternatively press the MENU button and select the AIS Layer6 Press the OK button Setup menu7 In the NAME field use the trackpad to enter a name This could 3 Press the VIEW BUDDY LIST softkey be the name of the vessel or the name of the friend that owns The AIS Buddy List dialog is displayed the vessel for example 4 Using the trackpad highlight the Buddy that you want to delete8 Press the OK button 5 Press the DELETE VESSEL softkey A dialog is displayed asking you to confirm the deletion 6 Select YES to confirm that you wish to delete the buddy or NO to abort 7 Press the OK button168 GSeries User additional buddy information 1013 Aid to Navigation AToN targetsIn the chart or radar application With an AIS unit connected by NMEA 0183 your system can display1 Using the trackpad move the cursor over an AIS target Aid to Navigation AToN targets The softkeys change to reflect this and give you Buddyrelated AToN targets represent shorebased or mobile stations that have options been equipped with AIS technology They broadcast information such as their location approximately every 3 minutes2 Press the BUDDY DATA AUTO ON OFF softkey These stations may also be programmed to provide other navigation3 Select theON option safety information for example meteorological and hydrological The Buddys details are displayed data However not all information broadcast by AToN targets is4 Press the OK button currently supported by your multifunction display The following AToN target information is supported by your multifunction display and will be shown in the chart or radar applications when you position the cursor over an AToN target and press the VIEW FULL AIS DATA softkey Name Type Position Status Off On position MMSI Dimensions CPA TCPA Last seen AToN targets are shown in the radar and chart applications as Icon Description Aid To Navigation real target ON position Aid To Navigation real target OFF positionUsing AIS 169 Icon Description 1014 Land base station targets Aid To Navigation virtual target ON position With an AIS unit connected by NMEA 0183 or SeaTalkng your system can display land base station targets Aid To Navigation virtual target OFF position Land base station targets represent shorebased stations that have been equipped with AIS technology They broadcast information such as their location approximately every 10 AIS symbols are used to indicate whether the target is These stations may also be programmed to provide other lost or selected safety information for example meteorological and hydrological data However not all information broadcast by land base station Note You can NOT display vectors for an AToN target activate targets is currently supported by your multifunction display The following land base station target information is supported by Note You can NOT add an AToN target to the Buddy List your multifunction display and will be shown in the chart or radar applications when you position the cursor over a land base station target and press the VIEW FULL AIS DATA AIS data for AToN targets NameIn the chart or radar application with the AIS layer enabled Type1 Move the cursor over the relevant Aid To Navigation AToN target Position The softkeys change to show the AToN options Status2 Select the VIEW FULL AIS DATA softkey Off On position MMSI Dimensions CPA TCPA Last seen In the chart and radar applications land base station targets are shown as Icon Description Land base station target ONLINE170 GSeries User AIS symbols are used to indicate whether the target isdangerous lost or selected Note You can NOT display vectors for land base station targets activate Note You can NOT add land base station targets to the Buddy ListDisplaying AIS data for land base the chart or radar application with the AIS layer enabled1 Move the cursor over the relevant land base station target The softkeys change to show the options2 Select the VIEW FULL AIS DATA softkeyUsing AIS 171172 GSeries User 11 Using the Course Deviation contents 111 Course Deviation Indicator overview on page 174 112 Displaying the CDI application on page 175 113 Using the CDI application on page 175Using the Course Deviation Indicator 173111 Course Deviation Indicator overview Screen item DescriptionThe Course Deviation Indicator CDI gives a graphical 1 Starboard steer of your vessels course in a rolling road format 2 WaterWith your display receiving accurate heading and you can use the Course Deviation Indicator CDI to 3 Horizonmonitor your course and accurately steer to a target waypoint 4 Maximum CrossTrack Error XTE valueThe CDI application shows a rolling road which represents a width 5 Port lineof sea equal to the Cross Track Error XTE limits that you havespecified in the Setup menu As you travel towards the target 6 Vessel iconwaypoint the checkered pattern and the waypoint will move downthe screen at a rate proportional to your boats speed Navigation 7 Steer is displayed alongside or below the rolling road 8 Center lineThe CDI application is preconfigured to display the CDI graphicYou can customize the panel to display any available data 9 CrossTrack Error XTE value 10 Destination name 1 2 3 5 6 8 11 12 11 Starboard line 12 Port steer arrow 4 7 9 10174 GSeries User reference112 Displaying the CDI application 113 Using the CDI the home screen displayed Monitoring Your Course Using CDI1 Select a page that includes the CDI application You can use the rolling road format of the Course Deviation The CDI application is displayed Indicator CDI application to monitor your course Note If the CDI application is placed in multiple windows the The steering instructions below the rolling road tell you what same data is displayed in each correction is needed to maintain your course and arrive at the target waypoint The following table explains these instructions Instruction Cause STEER XTE error to port is more than a 14 of the maximum STARBOARD XTE error limit in the Setup menu STEER PORT XTE error to starboard is more than a 14 of the maximum XTE error limit in the Setup menu Indication arrows are placed either side of the steering instruction pointing towards the centre line The greater the error the more arrows appear You should correct your course by steering in the direction indicated by the arrows Following a route using the CDI application 1 In the CDI application press the GOTO softkey 2 Press the FOLLOW ROUTE OPTIONS softkey The Route List is displayed 3 Using the trackpad select the route that you want to follow 4 Press the OK button Going to a waypoint using the CDI application 1 In the CDI application press the GOTO softkey 2 Press the GOTO WAYPOINT OPTIONS softkey The Waypoint List is displayedUsing the Course Deviation Indicator 1753 Using the trackpad select the waypoint that you want to go to4 Press the GOTO WAYPOINT softkey Note Press the STOP GOTO softkey at any time to stop going towards the waypoint Note If you have sailed off course while heading to a waypoint you can press the RESTART XTE button at any time to restart Cross Track ErrorChanging the data displayed in the the CDI application1 Press the MENU button2 Select the Panel Setup Menu menu item3 Select the Configure CDI menu item A red outline appears around the main screen element in the CDI display4 Highlight the data element that you want to change5 Select the SELECT DATA softkey6 Select the appropriate data group7 Highlight the data item that you want then select the appropriate option8 Press the OK buttonThe CDI display will be updated to show the data that you specified176 GSeries User 12 Using the contents 121 Fishfinder introduction on page 178 122 The sonar image on page 179 123 Fishfinder presets on page 181 124 Fishfinder display modes on page 182 125 Fishfinder range on page 185 126 Fishfinder presentation options on page 186 127 Fishfinder waypoints on page 191 128 Fishfinder alarms on page 191 129 Fishfinder setup on page 192Using the fishfinder 177121 Fishfinder introduction Fishfinder screen The fishfinder displays a scrolling image of the seabed updating Warning Sonar operation from the right as your vessel makes progress NEVER operate the sounder with the boat out of Example fishfinder screen the water NEVER touch the transducer face when the sounder is powered on SWITCH OFF the sounder if divers are likely to be within 76 m 25 ft of the overviewThe fishfinder application provides a detailed view of the fish andseabed under your vessel enabling you to accurately different sizes of fish bottom structure and The standard fishfinder image is a historical graph with range and sonar frequency automatically selectedby the systemThe various functions and features of the fishfinder application The fishfinder window includes the following aspectsinclude The bottom together with any bottom structure such as reefs and Preset modes for easy optimal operation shipwrecks etc Display modes Zoom AScope or Bottom Lock Target images indicating fish A status bar noting the frequency and gain settings Adjustable range and zoom The bottom depth Finding bottom feeding fish with the bottom lock display mode Status icon Clutter and gain options to simplify the image The fishfinder status icon is located in the topright section of the Pausing and adjusting the speed of the scrolling image screen Using waypoints to mark a position Determining depths and distances of targets Fishfinder alarms fish depth or water temperature Icon animated fishfinder is operating178 GSeries User reference Icon static the fishfinder transducer is connected but not 122 The sonar image transmitting Icon greyedout no fishfinder transducer is connected Interpreting the seabed using sonar It is important to understand how to correctly interpret the seabedHow the fishfinder works structure represented in the fishfinder displayThe fishfinder application uses a Digital Sounder Module DSM and The seabed usually produces a strong echoa suitable sonar transducer The DSM interprets signals from the The following images show how different seabed conditions aretransducer and builds up a detailed underwater view represented in the sonar displayThe transducer is located on the bottom of the boat it sends pulses A hard bottom sand produces a thin lineof sound waves into the water and measures the time it takes for thesound wave to travel to the bottom and back The returning echoesare affected by bottom structure and by any other objects in theirpath for example reefs wrecks shoals or fish A soft bottom mud or seaweed cover produces a wide line The dark layer indicates a strong signalColors are used on the display to indicate the strength of the returnsYou can use this information to determine the bottom structurethe size of fish and other objects in the water such as debris orair bubbles A rocky or uneven bottom or a wreck produces an irregular Note Some transducers include additional sensors to measure image with peaks and troughs water temperature andor speed D68552 The dark layers indicate a good echo the lighter areas indicate weaker echoes This could mean that the upper layer is soft and therefore allowing sound waves to pass to the more solid layer below It is also possible that the sound waves are making two complete trips hitting the seabed bouncing off the vessel then reflecting off the seabed again This can happen if the water is shallow the seabed is hard or the gain is set highUsing the fishfinder 179Factors influencing the sonar display Water depthThe quality and accuracy of the display can be influenced by a As sea depth increases signal strength decreases resulting in anumber of factors including vessel speed depth object size lighter onscreen image of the noise and transducer frequency Size of the targetVessel speed The larger the target the larger the return on the fishfinder displayThe shape of the target changes along with your speed Slower The size of a fish target is also dependent upon the size of the fishsspeeds return flatter more horizontal marks Higher speeds cause swim bladder rather than its overall size The swim bladder varies inthe target to thicken and arch slightly until at fast speeds the mark size between different breeds of fishresembles a double vertical line Transducer depth The same target will appear differently when the transducerThe closer the target to the surface the larger the mark on screen frequency is changed The lower the frequency the broader the mark Note The depth of individual targets can be displayed by switching on the Target Depth ID in the fishfinder setup menu Clutter Background noise The number of target depths displayed is influenced by the fish The fishfinder picture may be impaired by echoes received from alarm sensitivity level floating or submerged debris air bubbles or even the boats movement This is known as background noise or clutter and is controlled by the gain modes The system will automatically control the gain settings according to the depth and water conditions You can however adjust the gain settings manually if you prefer180 GSeries User reference123 Fishfinder presets 1 Press the appropriate softkey to select fromThe fishfinder provides you with four preset configurations available PRESET 1 SINGLEon the fishfinder toolbar These enable you to quickly select PRESET 2 settings tailored for various situations PRESET 3 SHALLOW orEach preset has been configured to provide the best for the fishfinder However it is possible to manually PRESET 4 DEEPadjust the presets if necessary The four presets are After a few moments the fishfinder display will change to the new Single this preset provides quick access to a mode This is indicated in the top lefthand corner of the status bar configuration suitable for general fishing conditions Dual this preset provides a dual frequency configuration You can either display two different frequencies at the same time in one window or display one frequency at fullscreen on your master display and the other frequency at fullscreen on an additional networked display Shallow this preset optimizes the fishfinder display for shallow waters Deep this preset optimizes the fishfinder display for deep watersDisplay modesWhen using presets you can either select the relevant preset andstart using the default configuration immediately or you can adjustthe preset to your needs using the display modes Zoom Bottom Lock AScopeAny changes you make to a preset are retained when you switchoff the power to your multifunction a fishfinder presetFrom the fishfinder main screenUsing the fishfinder 181124 Fishfinder display modes When the range increases the area shown in the zoom window also a fishfinder display mode Zoom splitWhen a fishfinder preset is selected its softkey label changes to With the zoom display mode you can split the screen and displayADJUST Pressing this softkey allows you to configure the display the zoomed image alongside the standard fishfinder image ZOOMmode settings to suit your requirements Changes to the display SPLIT The zoomed section is indicated on the standard fishfindermode are saved with the preset at poweroff screen by a zoom boxFrom the fishfinder main screen1 Use the softkeys to select an appropriate preset The softkey name changes to ADJUST2 Select the ADJUST softkey3 With dual frequency screens select FREQ1 or FREQ2 to select which frequency display you wish to change4 Select the SELECT VIEW softkey5 Select the required display mode None Zoom Bottom Lock or zoom mode Enabling fishfinder zoom modeThe zoom display mode magnifies a region of the fishfinder screen From the fishfinder main screento display more detail 1 Use the softkeys to select an appropriate presetThis zoom option enables you to The softkey name changes to ADJUST Replace the standard fishfinder image with the zoomed image 2 Select the ADJUST softkey or display the zoomed image alongside the standard fishfinder image 3 With dual frequency screens select FREQ1 or FREQ2 to select which frequency display you wish to change Set the zoom factor to a predefined level or adjust it manually 4 Select the SELECT VIEW softkey Reposition the zoomed portion of the image to a different point 5 Select the ZOOM option in the display182 GSeries User zoom split screenWith the fishfinder in zoom mode1 Press the ZOOM softkey to select FULL or SPLIT as the fishfinder zoom factorWhen the zoom function is active ZOOM FULL or ZOOM SPLITyou can either select a predefined zoom factor or adjust it manuallyWith the fishfinder in zoom mode1 Press the ZOOM FACTOR softkey to toggle between predefined settings or select xR to set a factor manually For manual settings adjust the zoom factor with the trackpad2 Press the OK the position of the fishfinder zoomed areaWhen the zoom function is selected the system the zoom position so that the bottom details are always in thelower half of the display If required you can reposition the portion ofthe image to be zoomed so that an alternative area is displayedWith the fishfinder in zoom mode1 Press the ZOOM POSITION softkey until the MAN option is selected MODE 3 The Ascope2 Use the rotary control to reposition the zoomed area as required MODE 2 image angles The lefthand side3 Press the OK button MODE 1 of the Mode 1 outward as The Ascope image is expanded signal width image is centred to give a more increases withFishfinder AScope mode in the window detailed view depthThe AScope mode enables you to view a live rather than of the seabed and fish directly below your vessel Enabling the Fishfinder AScope ModeThe standard fishfinder display shows a historical record of fishfinder From the fishfinder main screenechoes If required you can display a live image of the bottom 1 Use the softkeys to select an appropriate and the fish directly below the transducer by using theAScope feature The width of the bottom covered by the AScope The softkey name changes to ADJUSTis indicated at the bottom of the window AScope provides a more 2 Select the ADJUST softkeyprecise and easier to interpret indication of the target strength 3 With dual frequency screens select FREQ1 or FREQ2 to selectThere are three AScope modes as illustrated in the diagram below which frequency display you wish to changeUsing the fishfinder 1834 Select the SELECT VIEW softkey Bottom Lock is selected for individual fishfinder windows and can5 Select the ASCOPE option either replace ON or appear alongside SPLIT the standard fishfinder image Note Enabling AScope mode automatically switches OFF Bottom Lock and Zoom Enabling Bottom Lock From the fishfinder main screen 1 Use the softkeys to select an appropriate presetBottom Lock The softkey name changes to ADJUSTThe Bottom Lock function applies a filter to flatten the image of the 2 Select the ADJUST softkeyseabed and make any objects on or just above it easier to discernThis feature is particularly useful for finding fish that feed close to 3 With dual frequency screens select FREQ1 or FREQ2 to selectthe bottom which frequency display you wish to changeBottom Lock is selected for individual fishfinder windows and 4 Select the SELECT VIEW softkeycan replace or appear alongside the standard fishfinder image 5 Select the BOTTOM LOCK the range of the bottom lock image allows you to viewmore bottom details You can also reposition the image on screen to Adjusting the bottom lock between the bottom of the window 0 and the middle of With the fishfinder in bottom lock modethe window 50 by using the Bottom Shift control 1 Use the appropriate softkeys and the trackpad to set Full Split screen Bottom lock range and Bottom shift values as appropriate184 GSeries User reference125 Fishfinder rangeThe Range and Range Shift functions enable you to change therange of depth displayed by the Range function enables you to define the range of depth thatyou see in the fishfinder displayBy default the fishfinder display shows the shallowest requiredrange enabling you to clearly see what is near the surface of thewater under your vessel This is useful for finding smaller fish thatfeed nearer the surface An example of this kind of depth range is 0to 200 feet In this case the range is 200 feet so 200 feet of waterwill be displayed onscreen at any one timeThere may be circumstances in which you want to see a lessdetailed image showing a greater amount of depth beneath yourvessel This is useful for locating bigger fish and other objects Changing the fishfinder depth rangelocated closer to the seabed such as wrecks An example of this You can choose from eitherkind of depth range is 0 to 1000 feet or greater In this case therange is 1000 feet and you will be able to see 1000 feet of water an automatic adjustment whereby the display automatically showbeneath your vessel without needing to scroll the display up or the shallowest required rangedown manual adjustment of the depth range up to the maximum depthRange Shift displayed on the scrolling bottom and AScope imagesThe Range Shift function enables you to define which area of the Changes to the range affect all fishfinder windowsoverall depth you want to be able to see onscreen For example 1 Press the RANGE buttonif your range is 5000 feet and the display is showing the surface 2 Toggle to AUTO or MAN using the RANGE softkey0 feet at the very top of the display and 5000 feet at the bottomof the display you can use the Range Shift function to focus on a 3 Use the rotary controller to adjust the depth rangedifferent 5000 feet range For example 2000 feet at the very top of 4 Press OKthe screen and 7000 feet at the very bottom of the screenExample screen with range and range shift used to view the seabedat a depth range of 4080 ftUsing the fishfinder 185Using fishfinder range shift 126 Fishfinder presentation optionsThe DSM automatically adjusts the display to keep the bottom in The PRESENTATION softkey gives you access to a featuresthe lower half of the display window Alternatively you can shift the and functions which enhance the fishfinder display and provideimage within the current range Changes to the range shift are additional onscreen in all fishfinder windows Presentation options include1 Press the RANGE control to open the range toolbar2 Press the RANGE softkey repeatedly until the MAN option is Gain settings to enhance display clarity selected Power to the transducer3 Press the RANGE SHIFT softkey VRM features for measuring depth distance4 Select your desired setting using the trackpad Dual frequency view options5 Press OK Scroll pause and resume Sonar gain The gain settings alter the way the DSM processes background noise also called clutter Adjusting the gain settings can improve the sonar image however for optimum performance in most conditions we recommend that you use the auto settings The gain adjusts the return threshold echo strength above which the fishfinder will show an object on the screen There are two gain modes Auto Manual Auto In Auto mode the DSM sonar automatically adjusts the gain setting to suit current conditions Any adjustments made apply to all fishfinder windows using that particular frequency There are three Auto modes each suited to different scenarios Low Cruising is ideal for viewing fishfinder images with a minimum of background noise as you are cruising to your fishing spot Only the strongest echoes are displayed186 GSeries User reference Medium Trolling is a slightly higher gain setting that displays Fishfinder color gain more detail This is the default mode You can adjust the color gain to change the signal strength threshold High Fishing provides the most detail but also displays the for the strongest color in your fishfinder display most background noise and surface clutter Color gain sets the lower limit for the strongest echo color All echoes with a signal strength above this value are displayed in theManual strongest color Those with a weaker value are divided equallyIf necessary you can set the gain controls manually between a between the remaining colorsvalue of 1 to 100 default value is 75 This value should be sethigh enough to see fish and bottom detail but without too much Setting a low value produces wide band for the weakest color butbackground noise Generally a high gain is used in deep andor a small signal band for the other colorsclear water a low gain in shallow andor murky water Setting a high value gives a wide band for the strongest color butThe new values remain set even when you switch off the display a small signal band for the other colorsthey are applied to both the active window and any other with the same frequency There are two color gain modesSelecting automatic fishfinder gain Auto In Auto mode the color gain setting is automatically adjusted to suit current conditions Any adjustments made applyFrom the main fishfinder screen to all fishfinder windows1 Press the PRESENTATION softkey Manual You can set the color gain manually between a value2 Press the GAIN softkey of 1 to 1003 Press the GAIN softkey until the AUTO option is selected4 Use the trackpad to select the auto mode you want Adjusting the fishfinder color gain5 Press the OK button From the main fishfinder the fishfinder gain manually 1 Press the PRESENTATION softkeyFrom the main fishfinder screen 2 Press the GAIN softkey1 Press the PRESENTATION softkey 3 Press the COLOR GAIN softkey until the MAN option is selected2 Press the GAIN softkey 4 Use the rotary control to select the amount of color gain you3 Press the GAIN softkey until the MAN option is selected want4 Use the rotary control to select the amount of gain you want 5 Press the OK button between a value of 1 to 100 The default value is 75 The new values remain set even when you switch off the display5 Press the OK button and are applied to all fishfinder windowsThe new values remain set even when you switch off the displaythey are applied to both the active window and any other displaying the same frequencyUsing the fishfinder 187Fishfinder color threshold 4 Use the rotary control to select the amount of Time Varied Gain you wantThe color threshold setting determines the range of colors used onscreen The effect of this is to set a color threshold below which 5 Press the OK buttontargets are not shown For example a low setting would result inonly the strongest orange and red targets being displayed Fishfinder powerAdjusting the fishfinder color threshold The power setting controls the power level of the transducerFrom the main fishfinder screen Power options1 Press the PRESENTATION softkey Auto This is the default setting When it is selected the DSM2 Press the GAIN softkey automatically determines the required power setting based on the3 Press the COLOR THRESHOLD softkey current depth speed and bottom signal strength 4 Use the rotary controller to select the required color threshold Manual If you wish to manually adjust the power to suit current5 Press the OK button conditions you can adjust the power level between 0 and 100 in 10 increments Lower power levels are normally used in depth ranges less than 8 ft 24 m and higher power levels areFishfinder TVG Time Varied Gain typically selected for depths greater than 12 ft 37 mThe Time Varied Gain TVG function reduces the amount of clutterin the fishfinder display by varying the gain throughout the column of Adjusting the fishfinder powerwater This function is useful for reducing the appearance of noise From the main fishfinder screen Increasing the TVG value increases the maximum depth to which 1 Press the PRESENTATION softkey TVG is applied A high value decreases the gain in shallow water 2 Press the POWER softkey until the MAN option is selected so that only the strongest echoes are displayed 3 Use the rotary control to select the amount of power you want Decreasing the TVG value reduces the maximum depth A low 4 Press the OK button TVG value has little effect on gain in shallow water The new values remain set even when you switch off the displayTVG adjustment can be made automatically or manually and are applied to all fishfinder the fishfinder time varied gain Depth and distance with the fishfinder Note TVG has no effect in fishfinder simulator mode You can use VRM markers and depth lines to help you determine1 From the main fishfinder screen press the PRESENTATION depths and distances in the fishfinder display softkey The fishfinder display provides a number of features to help you2 Press the GAIN softkey determine depths and distances These features are illustrated and3 Press the TVG softkey until the MAN option is selected described in more detail below188 GSeries User reference Screen item Description 1 2 3 4 5 6 4 Depth Target ID depths are displayed against recognized targets The sensitivity of these IDs is directly linked to the Fish Alarm sensitivity the greater the fish alarm sensitivity the greater the number of labelled returns These targets are switched on or off using the Fishfinder Display Setup menu 5 Vertical VRM marker indicates the distance behind your vessel 6 Depth markers these numbers indicate the depth Measuring depth and distance with VRM You can use a Variable Range Marker VRM to determine an objects depth and distance behind your vessel These markers consist of a horizontal depth line and a vertical distance line each of which are marked with the appropriate measurement and are controlled individually From the main fishfinder screen Screen item Description 1 Press the PRESENTATION softkey 1 Depth reading your current depth displayed The 2 Press the SCROLL softkey to pause the display This may make size and position of this digit can be changed using it easier to position the VRM over the desired object the Fishfinder Display Setup menu 3 Press the VRM softkey to open the VRM toolbar 4 Press the VRM softkey again until the ON option is selected 2 Depth lines horizontal dashed lines drawn at regular intervals to indicate the depth from the surface 5 Measure the depth or distance These lines can be switched on or off using the Press the VRM RANGE softkey to measure distance or Fishfinder Display Setup menu Press the VRM DEPTH softkey to measure depth 3 Horizontal VRM marker indicates the depth of a 6 Use the rotary control or touchscreen to measure the distance target or depth to your target 7 Press the OK button to save the position Note The VRMs used in the fishfinder application are unrelated to the VRMs used in the radar the fishfinder 189Fishfinder scrolling 4 Use the rotary control to adjust the scroll speed to the required valueThe fishfinder image scrolls from right to left You can adjust orpause the scrolling for example to ease placing of waypoints or Pausing the fishfinder scrolling imageVRMs onscreen From the main fishfinder screenScroll speed 1 Press the PRESENTATION softkeyYou can adjust the speed at which the fishfinder image scrolls A 2 Press the SCROLL softkey to pause the displayfaster speed provides more detail which may be useful when you 3 Press the OK buttonare looking for fish If you select a slower speed the on the display for longerThe following option is available Dual Single frequency fishfinder Manual This allows you to set the scroll speed as a percentage of Dual frequency operation allows the sonar to operate and display 2 the maximum scroll rate for that depth The lower the percentage frequencies simultaneously If the preset mode that you are using the slower the image will scroll The default setting is 100 has two frequencies you can view either one or both of those frequencies in separate windowsScroll pause Selecting dual frequency viewYou can pause the display to see a snapshot of the When the image is paused scrolling stops but the depth From the main fishfinder continues to be updated Scroll pauseresume affects the 1 Select the PRESET 2 DUAL selected fishfinder frequency 2 Select the PRESENTATION softkeyIf you are in dual frequency mode you can pause one frequency 3 Use the VIEW softkey to switch between the available viewswhile the other continues to scroll This allows you to inspect apaused image while the other frequency continues to scroll anddetect fish Note Scrolling will resume if the frequency changes For example an automatic change of frequency resulting from a change in depthAdjusting the fishfinder scrolling speedFrom the fishfinder screen1 Press the MENU button2 Select the Fishfinder Setup menu item3 Select Manual Scroll Speed 190 GSeries User reference127 Fishfinder waypoints 128 Fishfinder alarmsPlacing a waypoint on the fishfinder display enables you to mark a The display can be configured to provide a number of that you can return to later alarmsWhen a waypoint is placed its details are added to the waypoint list The following fishfinder alarms can be set when you are connectedand a vertical line labelled WPT is displayed on screen You can edit to a DSM or when the simulator is onwaypoints and navigate to them in the fishfinder window Fish alarms sound when a target meets the specified sensitivity level and is within the depth limits if enabled The greater the fish alarm sensitivity the greater the number of target image depths displayed ShallowDeep alarms sound when the DSM detects that the depth is less than the shallow limit or greater than the deep limit Setting up fishfinder alarms Fishfinder alarms are configured within the alarms set up menu 1 Press the MENU button 2 Select the Alarm Setup menu item 3 Select Fishfinder Alarms Setup 4 Use the menu items to make the required changes 5 Press the OK button to save the changesPlacing a Waypoint on the Fishfinder DisplayWith the fishfinder screen active1 Press the WPTSMOB button2 Select the appropriate option WAYPOINT AT CURSOR WAYPOINT AT VESSEL or WAYPOINT AT LATLONUsing the fishfinder 191129 Fishfinder setupOpening the fishfinder setup menuIn the fishfinder application1 Press the MENU button2 Select the Fishfinder Setup menu item192 GSeries User setup menu optionsThis section describes the settings you can change using the fishfinder setup menu The setup menu contains settings that are likelyto be changed infrequently Menu Item Description Options Configure Preset Frequencies Enables you to adjust the frequencies used for the four fishfinder AUTO or manual frequencies presets For each preset you can select AUTO for fully automatic selection or you can manually specify the frequency You can also reset all the preset frequencies to the factory defaults if required Depth Digit Size Size of the digit that indicates the depth Small Medium Large Depth Digit Position Position of the digit that indicates the depth Bottom Top Target Depth ID Controls whether the depth of identified targets are displayed On The level of targets displayed is directly linked to the level of Fish Alarm sensitivity Off Depth Lines Controls whether horizontal lines indicating depth are displayed On Off White Line When set to ON this option displays a white line along the On contour of the sea bottom This helps to distinguish objects close to the sea bed Off Bottom Fill When set to ON this option displays a solid color fill for the sea On bottom OffUsing the fishfinder 193 Menu Item Description Options Color Palette Various color palettes are available to suit different conditions Classic Blue and your personal preferences Classic Black Classic White Sunburst Greyscale Inverted Greyscale Copper Night Vision Manual Scroll Speed Specify the fishfinder scroll speed 10 to 100Fishfinder preset configuration Auto When operating in automatic frequency the system will set and adjust the frequency automatically to suit your frequency and operating conditionsThe frequency of the sonar determines the width of the sonar beam Dual operationthe depth to which the signals will penetrate and the resolutionof the image Each of the preset operating modes has its own For dual frequency operation you can set Frequency 2 for thefrequency settings required preset operating modesThe frequencies supported depend upon the DSM and transducer Setting the fishfinder to your system With the configure presets frequencies options you can Lower frequencies eg 50 kHz produce a wide sonar beam Specify one or two frequencies for each of the four presets and penetrate the water well A lower frequency provides a lower resolution image that may not be as good at detecting small fish Edit preset names Use lower frequencies if you require a large coverage beneath Reset presets to factory defaults your boat or if you are in deep water 1 From the main fishfinder screen press the MENU button Higher frequencies eg 200 kHz produce narrow beam 2 Select Fishfinder Setup from the list of options and produce a high resolution image They are most useful in shallower water up to 1000 ft and at higher speeds 3 Select Configure Preset Frequencies from the list of options 4 Make the required changes for each preset mode P1 to P4194 GSeries User fishfinder preset names1 From the main fishfinder screen press the MENU button2 Select Fishfinder Setup from the list of options3 Select Configure Preset Frequencies from the list of options4 Use the trackpad to select the required preset5 Press the EDIT NAME softkey6 Use the rotary control and trackpad to change the name7 Press OK when completeUsing the fishfinder 195Transducer and DSM the DSM and transducer settingsFrom the main fishfinder screen1 Press the MENU button2 Select Fishfinder Setup from the list of options3 Select from the list of menu options Transducer Settings DSM DSM Setup Menu OptionsNearby vessels equipped with a fishfinder or certain physical conditions like hard seabeds can affect the DSM Its setup menus enableyou to change settings to allow for this Menu Item Description Options DSM Reset Restore all settings on the DSM to factory default When Yes No performing a DSM Reset it is normal to briefly loose connection with the DSM Trip Counter Reset Resets the Trip Counter of the DSM Yes No SONAR Interference Rejection Removes spikes caused by other vessels Auto Low Medium High 2nd Echo Interference Rejection Adjusts the ping rate in small increments according to the 2nd Off Low High echo level This results in better sensitivity of the image Ping Rate Limit per second Provides a speed limiter it is useful to adjust the ping rate to 5 to 30 pings per second 30 default suit local conditions For example the ping rate may be too fast when there is a hard bottom in shallow water This setting reverts to 26 pings per second when the DSM unit is powered off Ping Enable The sonar ping is normally enabled It can be disabled This is Disabled Enabled useful when other equipment is being tested or if someone is diving beneath the boat This setting reverts to Enabled when the DSM unit is powered off196 GSeries User Transducer fishfinder transducer must be calibrated correctly to depth readingsThe multifunction display receives the image from a DSM whichprocesses sonar signals from a transducer mounted in the waterIf the transducer is equipped with a speed paddle wheel thermistor the DSM calculates speed andtemperature To ensure accurate readings it may be necessary tocalibrate the transducers by applying offsets to depth speed andtemperature As these settings are held in the DSM and relate tothe transducer they are applied transducer settings Menu Item Description Options Select Transducer Select the appropriate transducer type from those displayed B256M256 B260M260SS560 R99R199 B258 SS270B264 B164 R209R299 Select Speed Transducer Select the appropriate speed transducer from those available NONE This option is only available if you are not using a combined DepthSpeed or transducer UNKNOWN B120P120 ST600 ST69 B120P120 ST800 CS4500Using the fishfinder 197 Menu Item Description Options Frequency Calibration Fine tune the frequency of the transducer Variable setting for the selected frequency Depth Offset waterline Offset represents the depth of the transducer relative to the 99 to 99 feet waterline Speed Offset Offset applied to the speed log 0 to 100 Temperature Offset Offset applied to the temperature transducer value 99 to 99 F198 GSeries User 13 Using the engine contents 131 Engine application overview on page 200 132 Displaying the engine application on page 200 133 Setting up the engine application on page 201 134 Changing the engine panel dial color on page 201 135 Preconfigured data panels on page 202 136 Changing what the engine application displays on page 204Using the engine application 199131 Engine application overview 132 Displaying the engine applicationThe engine application enables you to view key engine data in your With the home screen display 1 Select a page that includes the engine monitor applicationThe engine application enables you to view information in the form The engine monitor application is displayedof gauges and digital data from up to three compatible enginesTo provide a fast update rate the engine data is transferred fromthe engines serial interface to your multifunction display the default range of data shown by the engine application is notsuitable you can change what is displayed Note For details of compatible engines and related software updates please refer to the Raymarine website at GSeries User reference133 Setting up the engine application 134 Changing the engine panel dialIn the engine application color1 Press the MENU button In the Engine application2 Select Panel Setup Menu 1 Press the MENU button3 Select Number of Engines then select the appropriate value 2 Select Panel Setup Menu4 Select the Maximum tachometer range menu item then select 3 Use the Engine Panel Dials menu item to select the Light the appropriate value Background or Dark Background option as the engine application 201135 Preconfigured data panelsBy default a preconfigured range of data is displayed in a numberof data panels Each panel consists of a number of cells eachcontaining a different item of data Note Panel selection is a local setting and therefore only affects the individual display that you are currently using It does not affect any networked displays202 GSeries User referenceList of preconfigured engine panelsA range of preconfigured panels show commonly used dataThe following table shows the data displayed by each type of panel Each data item listed in the table below represents a cell Note Panel selection is a local setting and therefore only affects the individual display that you are currently using It does not affect any networked displays Engine and Data Engine Engine and fuel Fuel resources resources Twin engines Tacho and engine hours Oil pressure Engine coolant temperature Boost pressure Alternator Fuel level tanks 1 2 3 Total fuel LoadSelecting a preconfigured data panelIn the data or engine application1 Using the softkeys select the preconfigured data panel you want to useUsing the engine application 203136 Changing what the engine Changing the size of data displays Inthe data or engine application 1 Press the MENU buttonIn the engine application 2 Select Panel Setup Menu1 Press the MENU button 3 Select the data panel you want to resize Configure2 Select Panel Setup Menu 4 Select the MERGE CELLS softkey if you want to merge the3 Select the appropriate Configure menu item contents of the cell with an adjacent cell resulting in a bigger cell A red outline appears around the main data element in the 5 Select the SPLIT CELL softkey if you want to split the size of engine monitoring application the cell in half4 Highlight the data element that you want to change5 Select the SELECT DATA softkey6 Select the appropriate data group7 Select the appropriate category then select the appropriate optionThe engine display will be updated to show the data that youspecified Note You can also access the SELECT DATA softkey by pressing and holding the physical softkey associated with the data panel you want to customize for example data panelsInthe data or engine application1 Press the MENU button2 Select Panel Setup Menu3 Select the panel you want to rename Configure4 Select the RENAME PANEL softkey The onscreen keyboard is displayed5 Enter the new name for the data panel6 Select the onscreen keyboards SAVE key204 GSeries User 14 Using the data contents 141 Data application overview on page 206 142 Preconfigured data panels on page 207 143 Trim tab calibration on page 210 144 Customizing the data application on page 210Using the data application 205141 Data application overviewThe data application displays system and instrument data on displayThe data application enables you to view numeric data generatedby the system It also shows data from instruments connected toyour multifunction display using the NMEA or SeaTalk protocols206 GSeries User reference142 Preconfigured data panelsBy default a preconfigured range of data is displayed in a numberof data panels Each panel consists of a number of cells eachcontaining a different item of data Note Panel selection is a local setting and therefore only affects the individual display that you are currently using It does not affect any networked displaysUsing the data application 207List of preconfigured data panelsA range of preconfigured panels show commonly used dataThe following table shows the data displayed by each type of panel Each data item listed in the table below represents a cell Note Panel selection is a local setting and therefore only affects the individual display that you are currently using It does not affect any networked displays Data Navigation panel Waypoint panel Route panel Fishing panel Sailing panel Vessel Position Active Waypoint TTG VMG Waypoint Depth COG SOG Heading Speed Set Drift XTE Trip208 GSeries User reference Data Navigation panel Waypoint panel Route panel Fishing panel Sailing panel Local Time Sea Temperature Ground Wind App Wind True Wind VMG WindSelecting a preconfigured data panelIn the data or engine application1 Using the softkeys select the preconfigured data panel you want to useUsing the data application 209143 Trim tab calibration 144 Customizing the data applicationYou can calibrate your trim tabs from your multifunction display You can customize the data application to show the system and instrument data that you requireTrim tab data can be displayed in the Engine Data and by selecting it from the Engine Data Group using the In addition to displaying the default preconfigured data panels inPanel Setup Menu the data application you can also customize the data panels to your specific requirementsTo ensure that accurate data is displayed you must calibrate your You can customize each data panel by changingtrim tabs The calibration option is available in the Panel SetupMenu The panel name The size and number of data trim tabs The data contained in each data panel This data can include anyIn the Engine Data or CDI application and your physical trim tabs transducer or internally calculated navigation data that is to you on NMEA or SeaTalk Additional data includes a compass rose a distance log and four resettable trip counters1 Press the MENU button on your multifunction display2 Select Panel Setup Menu How the data is displayed You can control whether the data is displayed in numerals digits gauge or graphical format as3 Select Calibrate Trim Tabs appropriate for each data item The Trim Tab Calibration dialog is displayed Note The Calibrate Trim Tabs menu item is NOT available if Selecting customized data in the data the Trim Tabs menu item shows Not Detected application4 Set both physical Trim Tabs in the UP position In the data application5 Press the OK button on your multifunction display 1 Press the MENU button6 Set both physical Trim Tabs in the DOWN position 2 Select Panel Setup Menu simultaneously 3 Select the appropriate Configure menu item7 Wait for the Calibration Complete message A red outline appears around the main data element in the data application8 Press the OK button 4 Highlight the data element that you want to change 5 Select the SELECT DATA softkey 6 Select the appropriate menu items to choose the Data Group and Data that you want to see in the cell you selected 7 Select the appropriate menu items to choose the relevant data type for that particular data210 GSeries User reference Note You can also access the SELECT DATA softkey by pressing and holding the physical softkey associated with the data panel you want to customize for example data panelsInthe data or engine application1 Press the MENU button2 Select Panel Setup Menu3 Select the panel you want to rename Configure4 Select the RENAME PANEL softkey The onscreen keyboard is displayed5 Enter the new name for the data panel6 Select the onscreen keyboards SAVE keyChanging the size of data panelsInthe data or engine application1 Press the MENU button2 Select Panel Setup Menu3 Select the data panel you want to resize Configure4 Select the MERGE CELLS softkey if you want to merge the contents of the cell with an adjacent cell resulting in a bigger cell5 Select the SPLIT CELL softkey if you want to split the size of the cell in halfUsing the data application 211212 GSeries User 15 Using the weather application North America onlyChapter contents 151 Weather application overview on page 214 152 Displaying the weather application on page 214 153 Weather application setup on page 215 154 Weather application display overview on page 215 155 Weather map navigation on page 219 156 Weather reports on page 219 157 Storm tracking on page 220 158 Animated weather graphics on page 221Using the weather application North America only 213151 Weather application overview 152 Displaying the weather applicationThe weather application overlays historical live and forecasted With the home screen graphics on a world map 1 Select a page that includes the weather applicationThe weather application can only be used in North America and The weather application is displayedits coastal watersThe weather application graphics and their associated weather dataenable you to determine the actual conditions in the vicinity of yourvessel or at a particular forecasts and warnings detailing both current andpredicted conditions are regularly updated in the Note For types of warnings watches and advisories refer to the NOAA website at advisory onlyThe weather information is subject to service interruptions and maycontain errors or inaccuracies and consequently should not berelied upon exclusively You are urged to check alternate sources prior to making safety related decisions Youacknowledge and agree that you shall be solely responsible for useof the information and all decisions taken with respect thereto Byusing this service you release and waive any claims against Radio Inc WSI Navcast Incorporated and Raymarinewith regard to this serviceIf you do not have the subscription agreement you may view a copyon the internet at GSeries User reference153 Weather application setup 154 Weather application displayA number of steps must be completed before you can use the application for the first time The weather application displays a range of graphics to indicate Obtain a Sirius ID number by contacting Sirius and subscribing to weather conditions and forecast information a weather andor audio service package Before subscribing you The following diagram illustrates the main features of the weather must first record your data andor audio Electronic Serial Number application display ESN This number is located on the weather receiver shipping carton or on the back of the weather receiver itself For more Range Animation timedata Signal strength information refer to wwwsiriuscom 2400 nm 1200 2211 Medium Status Your multifunction display must be connected to a Raymarine bar SR100 Sirius weather receiver Marine zone You must be navigating within US coastal waters The weather application must be added to at least one page on the home screen Surface observation You must specify the weather graphics that you want to display on stations the weather map WaveSelecting weather graphics heightsIn the weather application1 Press the DISPLAY GRAPHICS softkey FIND SHIP DISPLA Y GRAPHICS ANIMATE WEATHER WEATHER REPOR TS PRESENT ATION2 Using the trackpad select the ON option for each graphic that D85641 you want displayed on the weather map Weather soft keys3 Press the OK button When you move the cursor over the graphics in the display additional information is shown The type of graphics that appear in the display are described in the following sectionsUsing the weather application North America only 215Weather symbols Storm tracks symbolsThe weather application uses a range of symbols to represent The weather application uses a range of symbols to weather conditions and forecasts different types of storm tracks 24 26 22 22 Hurricane Category 15 Tropical storm Tropical disturbance tropical depression Storm cast Waves Canadian radar Dark greensyellow See waves section Surface pressure symbols The weather application uses a range of symbols to represent Or different surface pressure conditions Lightning Wind Sea surface temperature High low pressure blue red Warm front red Cold front blue Surface observ ation stations pink Cities grey NOWRad greenyellowred Snow BluesMixture Pinks Occluded front purple Stationary front redblue Trough brown 1010 1012 Squall line red Dry line red Isobars grey216 GSeries User observation station symbols Wave information symbolsThe weather application uses a range of symbols to represent The weather application uses a range of symbols to types of surface obervation station different types of wave information Wa ve height r anges All surface observ ations stations are representedby a pink symbol Waves shown in D89751 Buoy Station C MAN WSI NWS Florida 16 shades of colour from Reds Highest w aves Greens Intermediate waves Blues Lowest w avesWind speed symbolsThe weather application uses a range of symbols to wind speedsWind speed symbols Cuba D86031 37 kts 812 kts 1317 kts 1822 kts 2327 kts 2832 kts 3337 kts 3842 kts 4347 kts 4852 kts etc 5357 kts 5862 kts 6367 kts 6872 kts 7377 kts 7882 kts 8387 kts 8892 kts 9397 kts 98102 kts D85711 D108501 Wave Period Wave DirectionUsing the weather application North America only 217NOWRad precipitation color codes Color code Intensity in mm per hourNOWRad displays the type and level of precipitation Dark green 401 to 1200 mmhr Color code Precipitation type Intensity Yellow 1201 to 2400 mmhr Light green Rain 15 to 19 dBz Orange 2401 to 5000 mmhr Medium green Rain 20 to 29 dBz Light red 5001 to 100 mmhr Dark Green Rain 30 to 39 dBz Dark red 10001 mmhr Yellow Rain 40 to 44 dBz Orange Rain 45 to 49 dBz Light red Rain 50 to 54 dBz Dark red Rain 55 dBz Light blue Snow 5 to 19 dBz Dark blue Snow 20 dBz Light pink Mixed 5 to 19 dBz Dark pink Mixed 20 dBzCanadian radar precipitation color codesCanadian radar shows the intensity of precipitation for CanadaUnlike NOWRad Canadian radar does not show the Color code Intensity in mm per hour Transparent nothing shown at very 000 to 020 mmhr low precipitation Light green 021 to 100 mmhr Medium green 101 to 400 mmhr218 GSeries User reference155 Weather map navigation 156 Weather reportsYou can move around the weather map and place waypoints You can view a number of different weather reports to give you a comprehensive view of the weatherWhen you open the weather application a world map is displayedIf the system has a position fix for your boat the map will be centred Your multifunction display shows weather reports foron your boat As in the chart application use the cursor to move Tropical the map and view different locations and the Range controlto zoom in and out Use the WPTS MOB button to place waypoints Marine warnings Marine zone your vessel on the weather map Marine watchbox warningsIn the weather application1 Press the FIND SHIP softkey Tropical statements Tropical statements provide information on tropical weather conditions This information may not be available in all areas Marine warnings You can display a report for the current marine warnings in the US coastal or near shore areas or for the zone around your cursor or vessel Marine zone forecasts These forecasts cover US Coastal Weather Forecasts and Offshore Forecasts and High Seas Forecast or Great Lakes Forecast and Near Shore Forecast or Canadian Coastal Weather Forecast Marine watchbox warnings When a tornado or thunderstorm warning is received within the specified range of your vessel MENU Weather Setup Menu Marine Watchbox Alerts the system generates a watchbox alert This alert provides information on the type of warning and validity period The full watchbox report text is also displayedUsing the weather application North America only 219Displaying weather reports 157 Storm trackingIn the weather application The storm tracking function enables you to monitor significant1 Press the WEATHER REPORTS softkey storms in the area2 Select the TROPICAL STATEMENTS MARINE WARNINGS Examples of significant storms include tropical disturbances MARINE ZONE FORECASTS or WATCHBOX WARNINGS depressions storms and cyclones hurricanes typhoons and super softkey as appropriate typhoonsThe relevant report warning or statement is displayed The weather map displays the track that the storm has taken its current and forecasted position the wind radii current the position of forecasts on the only direction and speed of travelweather map Storm tracks are highlighted on the weather map in the form of symbols as shown belowIn the weather application When you move the cursor over a symbol additional storm1 Press the WEATHER REPORTS softkey information is displayed2 Press the FORECAST AT softkey until the CURSOR or SHIP option is selected as appropriate Note You cannot change the position of TROPICAL STATEMENTS or WATCHBOX WARNINGS Hurricane Category 15 Tropical storm Tropical disturbance tropical depression220 GSeries User reference158 Animated weather graphicsYou can view animated weather graphics to provide an indicationof changing weather patternsThe animated weather option enables you to view an animationfrom the current time for The forecast for wind wave or surface pressure The weather radar history loop NOWRadRunning a weather animationIn the weather application1 Press the ANIMATE WEATHER softkey2 Press the ANIMATE TYPE softkey until the FCAST forecast or NRAD NOWRad option is selected as appropriate3 If the FCAST option is selected press the FORECAST softkey until the WIN wind WAV waves or PRES pressure option is selected as appropriate4 Press the ANIMATE softkey until the ON option is selected5 Press the OK button Note You cannot display information by moving the cursor over a symbol when animation is running The range and trackpad controls do however remain operable provided the PAUSE option has not been selected Ranging panning will cause the animation to restart Note The animation will be switched to OFF whenever the ACTIVE PAGE DATA WPTS MOB or MENU buttons are pressed or when the animation screen is closed and you return to the default weather screenUsing the weather application North America only 221222 GSeries User 16 Using Sirius satellite radio North America onlyChapter contents 161 Sirius radio overview on page 224 162 Displaying the Sirius radio application on page 224 163 Sirius radio basic operations on page 225 164 Sirius radio presets on page 226 165 Favorite Sirius radio song alerts on page 227 166 Sirius radio parental locking on page 228Using Sirius satellite radio North America only 223161 Sirius radio overview 162 Displaying the Sirius radioYou can use your multifunction display to control a connected Sirius Radio receiver With the home screen displayedYour multifunction display provides access to basic and advanced 1 Select a page that includes the Sirius Satellite Radio functions on a connected Sirius Satellite Radio receiver The Sirius Satellite Radio application is displayedThe Sirius Satellite Radio service is only available in North AmericaFrom your multifunction display you can Tune to a Sirius radio channel Browse a Sirius radio channel without tuning to it Scan for Sirius radio channels tune to all channels in turn Set up Sirius radio presets for fast access to commonly used channels Set up a parental lock on a Sirius radio channel Receive alerts for favorite songs and most applications it is possible to run 4 instances of the at any one time However there are 2 exceptions tothis which are Chart application maximum 2 simultaneous instances per multifunction display Sirius satellite radio application maximum 1 instance per multifunction display at any one time Video application maximum 1 instance per multifunction display at any one time224 GSeries User reference163 Sirius radio basic operations Scanning Sirius radio channelsYou can tune browse and scan Sirius Radio channels using your Inthe Sirius Satellite Radio display 1 Select the SETUP CHANNELS softkey 2 Select the SCAN CHANNELS softkeyTuning and browsing 3 Select the SCAN ALLPRE softkey to scan all channels or onlyYou can tune to a channel using the following methods preset channels using the trackpad you can tune to the previous or next channel 4 Use the SELECT softkey to stop the scan at anytime and listen sequentially or the first channel in the previous or next category to the active channel using the browse function ALL or PRESET to locate a channel with the trackpad or rotary control and then the TUNE TO Showing or hiding Sirius radio channels CHANNEL softkey to listen In the Sirius Satellite Radio 1 Select the SETUP CHANNELS softkeyThe scanning function automatically tunes to all channels in turn 2 Select the EDIT CHANNEL ACCESS option 3 Select the channel you want to hideTuning to a Sirius radio channel 4 Select the CHANNEL SHOWN and CHANNEL HIDDENInthe Sirius Satellite Radio application softkeys to toggle between SHOW and HIDE1 Press the trackpad up to tune to the next available channel2 Press the trackpad down to tune to the previous channel3 Press the trackpad right to tune to the first channel in the next category4 Press the trackpad left to tune to the first channel in the previous Sirius radio channelsIn the Sirius Satellite Radio application1 Select the BROWSE softkey The Channel List or Preset List is displayed2 Using the trackpad scroll through the available channels3 Select the TUNE TO CHANNEL softkey to listen to the selected channelUsing Sirius satellite radio North America only 225164 Sirius radio presets 2 Select the preset you want to delete the channel fromYou can assign up to 18 Sirius Radio channels to presets to make 3 Select the DELETE CHANNEL softkeyit easier to find commonly used channelsEach channel must be assigned to a different preset You can also Moving a Sirius radio channel to another presetmove channels between presets and delete existing presets In the Sirius Satellite Radio applicationThe following screenshot shows the Sirius Radio Preset List 1 Select the PRESETS softkey The Preset List is displayed 2 Select the preset that contains the channel you want to move 3 Select the MOVE TO NEW PRESET softkey 4 Select the preset you want to move the channel to 5 Select the MOVE TO NEW PRESET Sirius radio channel presetsIn the Sirius Satellite Radio application1 Select the PRESETS softkey The Preset List is displayed2 Select an unused preset number from the Preset List3 Select the ASSIGN NEW CHANNEL softkey4 Select the target a Sirius radio channel from a presetIn the Sirius Satellite Radio application1 Select the PRESETS softkey The Preset List is displayed226 GSeries User reference165 Favorite Sirius radio song alerts 2 Select the ADD SONG or ADD ARTIST softkey as appropriate The song or artist is added as a favoriteThe favorites feature alerts you when a favorite song or artist isplaying on any Sirius Radio channel 3 If you want to add an alert for the song or artist at this time use the ALERTS ONOFF softkey to select the ON optionWhen favorite alerts are enabled and a favorite song or artist isplayed on any channel an alert is displayed and an alarm soundsYou can add a song or artist as a favorite when you hear it beingplayed on a Sirius radio channel You can then add an alert for it atthat time or at anytime in the futureYou can define up to 10 favorite songs or artistsThe following screenshot shows an example of a Sirius radio up Sirius radio favorite alertsIn the Sirius Satellite Radio application when your favorite songor artist is playing1 Select the ALERTS softkey The Edit Alerts dialog is displayedUsing Sirius satellite radio North America only 227166 Sirius radio parental locking 3 Select the channel you want to block access to 4 Select the LOCKED option with the CHANNELYou can block certain Sirius Radio channels to prevent unauthorized ENABLEDLOCKED softkeyaccess 5 Repeat Steps 3 to 4 for each channel you want to blockWhen you enable the Parental Locking function you can assign apassword to a channel to restrict access to it 6 Select the CLEAR it will not be possible to listen to the channel unless 7 Select the ON option with the PARENTAL LOCK softkeythe correct password is entered first 8 At the prompt enter your password Blocked channels remain visible in channel lists but you cannotSetting up Sirius radio parental locking select them and they are ignored by the scan function BlockedIn the Sirius Satellite Radio application channels are marked as locked by an icon next to the channel name1 Select the SETUP CHANNELS softkey2 Select the ON option for the PARENTAL LOCK softkey Accessing a blocked Sirius radio channel The Password Setup dialog is displayed In the Sirius Satellite Radio application3 Enter and confirm your password and hint 1 Select the SETUP CHANNELS or BROWSE softkey to find the4 Select SAVE blocked channel When you select a blocked channel you are prompted for yourChanging the Sirius radio password password 2 Enter your passwordIn the Sirius Satellite Radio application 3 Select the OK button1 Select the SETUP CHANNELS softkey2 Select the EDIT CHANNEL ACCESS softkey If you enter an incorrect password more than 3 times your password hint is displayed3 Select the EDIT LOCKOUT PASSWORD softkey4 Enter your old password5 Enter your new password and password hint6 Select SAVEBlocking a Sirius radio channelIn the Sirius Satellite Radio application1 Select the SETUP CHANNELS softkey2 Select the EDIT CHANNEL ACCESS softkey The Channel List is displayed228 GSeries User 17 Using NavtexChapter contents 171 Navtex overview on page 230 172 Navtex setup on page 230 173 Viewing and managing Navtex messages on page 231Using Navtex 229171 Navtex overview 172 Navtex setupThe Navtex features enable you to view marine safety information In order to receive Navtex alerts on your multifunction display youincluding weather forecasts and marine safety warnings must connect a Navtex receiver and configure the NMEA options onWith a suitable Navtex receiver connected to your multifunction your multifunction displaydisplay you can view marine safety information including weather Before you are able to receive and view Navtex safety messages onforecasts and marine warnings your multifunction display you mustMajor areas of NAVTEX coverage include the Mediterranean Sea Connect a suitable Navtex receiver to your multifunction displayThe North Sea coastal areas around Japan and areas around theNorth American continent Specify the appropriate baud rate for the relevant NMEA port on your multifunction display MENU System Setup SystemIncoming Navtex Message Alerts Integration You must select the Navtex 4800 or Navtex 9600 option if you want to view the Navtex Message ListWhenever a warning is received by the Navtex receiver an alertis displayed on your multifunction display for any category of Select the appropriate category of Navtex message that you that you have set up The alert contains the message to receive alerts fordetails and can be erased or savedYour multifunction display stores up to 100 messages Oncecapacity is reached the oldest messages are automatically deletedto allow for new incoming messagesNavtex Message Alert CategoriesYou can configure your multifunction display to show alerts for arange of different categories of information including and services Examples include navigational warnings icereports search and rescue information metereological warningsand special servicesThese categories are set up using the Navtex Message ListSelecting the appropriate categories from the list ensures that youonly receive warnings and information that are relevant to you230 GSeries User reference173 Viewing and managing Navtex 4 Set the receive status to ON or OFF as 5 Repeat Steps 3 to 4 for each category as a Navtex message1 Display the Navtex Message List i Press the MENU button ii Select the NAVTEX MESSAGES menu item The Navtex message list is displayed2 Highlight the message in the list that you want to view3 For long messages scroll the list to view the full message textDisplaying the Navtex message list1 Press the MENU button2 Select the NAVTEX MESSAGES menu itemSorting the Navtex message list1 Display the Navtex Message List i Press the MENU button ii Select the NAVTEX MESSAGES menu item The Navtex message list is displayed2 Select the SORT LIST softkey and choose the DATE STN Station Identifier or CAT Category option as Navtex message alert categories1 Display the Navtex Message List i Press the MENU button ii Select the NAVTEX MESSAGES menu item2 Select the SETUP ALERTS softkey3 Select the category that you want to receive alerts forUsing Navtex 231232 GSeries User 18 Using videoChapter contents 181 Video application overview on page 234 182 Video setup on page 235 183 Using video on page 236 184 Video adjustments on page 236 185 Audio adjustments on page 237Using video 233181 Video application overviewYou can view video sources on your GSeries monitorsThe video application enables you to display video to the GSeries system via the GVM video modulesVideo can be viewed on any GSeries monitors on the network Forexample if you have a thermal imaging camera connected to theGVM video module any networked GSeries monitors can displaythe video feedAn audio feed is also available for any video sources connected tothe SVideo input on the GVM video module The volume can beadjusted at using a GSeries keyboard if required Any change tothe volume will be indicated on all the GSeries monitors the associated video feedYou can display multiple video sources simultaneously or cyclethrough them for example display one video source every 10 video source is assigned to a softkey for easy accessVideo sources and GVM video modules can be renamed for easy You can route anything displayed on the GSeries system to external display for example a large television The outputYou can also adjust the brightness contrast color and aspect ratio resolution can be adjusted in the MENU Display Setup Menuof each video source The orientation of the video image can also Note You can also connect video sources directly to the VGAbe changed For example if you are viewing a rearfacing camera composite and SVideo connectors on the rear of the GSerieson a forwardfacing monitor you can use the Mirror Image setting monitors Video sources connected in this way cannot be viewedto correct the orientation in the video application To display these video sources use theThe following image shows an example of a camera feed displayed buttons located on the front of the monitor or in the case of Glassin the video application Bridge monitors use the keyboard to access the monitors On Screen Display OSD menu The GSeries system does NOT provide an audio connection for video sources connected directly to the rear of the monitors Note For information on connecting video sources to your system and compatible input configurations refer to the GSeries installation GSeries User reference182 Video setup 5 Select the Rename GVM400 unit menu item 6 Use the onscreen keyboard to enter the new name then video source input type SAVEThe system is compatible with composite and svideo formatsIn the video application1 Press the MENU button2 Select Video Setup3 Select the Configure Video System menu item4 Select the serial number for the GVM video module that the video source is connected to5 Select the Type menu item6 Select the Composite or SVideo option as video sourcesInthe video application1 Press the MENU button2 Select Video Setup3 Select the Configure Video System menu item4 Select the serial number that corresponds to the GVM video module that the video source is connected to5 Select the Rename Video menu item6 Use the onscreen keyboard to enter the new name then select SAVENaming GVM video modulesIn the video application1 Press the MENU button2 Select Video Setup3 Select the Configure Video System menu item4 Select the serial number that corresponds to the GVM video module that the video source is connected toUsing video 235183 Using video 184 Video video sources Adjusting the video pictureIn the video application In the video application1 Select the VIDEO 1 VIDEO 2 VIDEO 3 or VIDEO 4 softkey to 1 Select the PRESENTATION softkey view the relevant video source 2 Select the CONTRAST BRIGHTNESS or COLOR softkey as video sources 3 Using the trackpad adjust the level as requiredIn the video application1 Select the PRESENTATION softkey Changing the video aspect ratio2 Use the CYCLE VIDEO softkey to select the ON option Inthe video application 1 Press the MENU the video source cycle order and period 2 Select Video SetupIn the video application 3 Select the Configure Video System menu item1 Press the MENU button 4 Select the serial number for the GVM video module that the2 Select Video Setup video source is connected to3 Select the Setup Video Cycle for this Display menu item 5 Select the Aspect Ratio menu item4 Select the Cycle 1 menu item 6 Select the Auto 43 or 169 option as appropriate5 Select the cycle order for the video sources6 Select the Cycle Period menu item Changing video orientation7 Use the rotary control to enter a period between 0 and 99 In the video application seconds 1 Select the PRESENTATION softkey 2 Use the ORIENTATION softkey to select the appropriate option Changing the video output resolution 1 Press the MENU button 2 Select Display Setup 3 Use the Video Output Resolution menu item to adjust the resolution236 GSeries User reference185 Audio the audio volume for video sourcesIn the video application1 Select the PRESENTATION softkey2 Use the VOLUME softkey to select the ON option The volume slide control is displayed above the softkey3 Use the rotary control to adjust the volume level Note The VOLUME softkey is only available if there is an active video source connected to the svideo input of the GVM video module and the video input is configured as SVideo in the Video Setup menu There is no volume control for composite video sourcesUsing video 237238 GSeries User 19 Using the thermal camera contents 191 Thermal camera application overview on page 240 192 Camera control on page 242 193 Image adjustments on page 243 194 Camera setup on page 246Using the thermal camera application 239191 Thermal camera application Configuring the GVM video module for aoverview thermal camera If you want to view and control a thermal camera with your GSeriesThe thermal camera application enables you to control a connected system you must configure the GVM video module using thethermal camera and display its image on your multifunction display thermal camera imaging also known as infrared cameras enable you to Inthe thermal camera applicationsee clearly in lowlight and nolight conditions For example athermal camera can help you navigate at night or identify obstacles 1 Press the MENU buttonin areas of low visibility or even total darkness 2 Select Thermal Camera SetupThe thermal application enables you to 3 Select the Select GVM menu item Control the camera A list of all connected GVM video modules is displayed along with serial numbers Pan 4 Select the GVM video module that the thermal camera is Tilt connected to Zoom range 5 Repeat Steps 1 to 4 for each GVM video module in your system that has a thermal camera connected to it Return camera to home default position Note You can only connect 1 thermal camera to each GVM Set the camera home position video module in your GSeries system When a thermal camera Pause the camera image is connected each GVM video module is limited to that input only and does NOT support the connection of any further video Toggle between visible light and thermal camera lenses devices Toggle surveillance mode Adjust the camera image Displaying the thermal camera application Color palette With the home screen displayed Scene presets 1 Select a page icon that includes the thermal camera application Aspect ratio The thermal camera application is displayed Brightness Note If the home screen does NOT include a page icon that Contrast features the thermal camera application you will need to create a new page icon featuring the thermal camera application Color Video polarity reverse video color240 GSeries User camera status icons Icon DescriptionThe thermal camera image includes icons to show the current status Zoom setting 2x zoomof the camera Icon Description Camera direction indicator Zoom setting 4x zoom Camera home position Image paused Scene preset mode for night conditions Single active controller on network Scene preset mode for daytime conditions Multiple active controllers on network Scene preset mode for night docking PC laptop detected on network Scene preset mode for identifying people or objects in the water Rearview mode image is flipped the thermal camera application 241192 Camera control Rotary control is used for rotating the camera left or right panningThermal camera standbyStandby mode can be used to temporarily suspend the thermalcameras functions when the camera is not needed for a Trackpad is used for rotating the camera left or right panning or tilting the camera up or downWhen in standby mode the camera Does NOT provide a live video image Moves the camera into its stowed parked position lens facing down into the camera base to protect the camera optics Range key is used to zoom in and out OUT Engages its pan tilt motors to hold the camera in place in rough RANGE seas IN Note The stowed parked position can be configured using the cameras setup menuEnabling and disabling thermal camera standby Thermal camera home positionIn the thermal camera application The home position is a preset position for the camera1 Select the OPTIONS softkey The home position usually defines a useful reference point for example straight ahead and level with the horizon You can set the2 Use the CAMERA STANDBY softkey to select ON or OFF home position as required and to return the camera to the home option as appropriate position at any time Note You can also use any of the camera controls in the thermal The home icon appears onscreen momentarily when the camera application to wake the camera from standby mode camera returns to the home position The icon flashes when a new home position is setPanning tilting and zooming the thermal image Resetting the thermal camera to the home positionUse a combination of the rotary control trackpad and range keys tomanipulate the thermal camera view In the thermal camera application 1 Select the CAMERA HOME softkey The camera returns to its currently defined home position and the Home icon appears onscreen momentarily242 GSeries User the thermal camera home position 193 Image adjustmentsIn the thermal camera application1 Use the trackpad or rotary control to move the camera to the Thermal and visiblelight operation desired position Dual payload thermal cameras are equipped with 2 camera lenses2 Hold the CAMERA HOME softkey for 3 seconds a thermal imaging infrared camera lens and a visiblelight The Home icon flashes onscreen to indicate that a new home camera lens position has been set Thermal camera lens provides nighttime imageryPausing the thermal camera image based on temperature differences between objectsIn the thermal camera application Thermal imaging produces1 Select the OPTIONS softkey a clear image even in total2 Select the CAMERA MODES softkey darkness3 Select the PAUSE IMAGE softkeyThermal camera surveillance modeIn surveillance mode the camera pans left and right continuously Visiblelight camera lens provides black and white orThe camera continues to pan until surveillance mode is disabled greyscale imagery during theor the JCU Joystick Control Unit or thermal camera application day and in lowlight are used to move the camera When this occurs the Helps to improve does not automatically resume surveillance mode and the abilities in lowlight conditionsmode must be enabled again if required for example during twilight hours when operating alongEnabling and disabling thermal camera surveillance mode intercoastal waterways andIn the thermal camera application near harbor entrances1 Select the OPTIONS softkey2 Select the CAMERA MODES softkey Switching between thermal and visiblelight camera lenses3 Use the SURVEILLANCE MODE softkey to select the ON or In the thermal camera application OFF option as appropriate 1 Use the THERMAL VISIBLE softkey to switch between the 2 camera lensesUsing the thermal camera application 243 Note Only dual payload thermal cameras feature the ability to Night Running scene preset mode for night conditions switch between thermal and visible light The cameras VIS IR video cable must be connected to your system if you want to switch between the 2 camera lenses Day Running scene preset mode for daytime the thermal video aspect ratioIn the thermal camera application1 Select the OPTIONS softkey Night Docking scene preset mode for night docking2 Select the PRESENTATION softkey3 Use the ASPECT RATIO softkey to select the Auto 43 or 169 option as appropriate Search scene preset mode for identifying people or objects in the waterAdjusting the thermal camera imageInthe thermal camera application Although the preset names indicate their intended use varying1 Select the OPTIONS softkey environmental conditions might make another setting more2 Select the PRESENTATION softkey preferable For example the night running scene preset might also be useful while in a harbor You may find it beneficial to experiment3 Select the CONTRAST BRIGHTNESS or COLOR softkey as with the different scene presets to discover the best preset to use appropriate for different conditions4 Using the trackpad adjust the level as required Changing the thermal camera scene preset In the thermal camera camera scene presets 1 Use the SCENE softkey to switch between the available sceneScene presets enable you to quickly select the best image setting modesfor the current environmental conditions The scene icon changes to reflect the current scene modeDuring normal operation the thermal camera automatically adjustsitself to provide a highcontrast image optimized for most conditions Thermal camera color modesThe Scene presets provide 4 additional settings that may providebetter imagery in certain conditions The 4 modes are A range of color modes is available to help you distinguish objects onscreen in different conditions The COLOR softkey switches the thermal camera image between a greyscale mode and 1 or more color modes There are 5 color modes available244 GSeries User referenceThe factory default color mode is red which may improve your night Whitehot thermal imagevision This default mode can be changed if required using thecameras Video Setup menu Note If you have the Disable Color Thermal Video option selected in the cameras Video Setup menu only 2 color modes are available greyscale and redChanging the thermal camera color modeIn the thermal camera application1 Use the COLOR softkey to switch between the available color modes Blackhot thermal imageThermal camera reverse videoYou can reverse the polarity of the video image to change theappearance of objects onscreenThe reverse video option video polarity switches the thermalimage from whitehot or redhot if the color mode setting is activeto blackhot The difference between whitehot and blackhot isshown below You may find it useful to experiment with this option to find the best setting to suit your needs Enabling thermal camera reverse video In the thermal camera application 1 Select the OPTIONS softkey 2 Use the REVERSE VIDEO softkey to switch the video polarityUsing the thermal camera application 245Thermal camera rear view mode 194 Camera setupThe rear view mode flips the video image horizontally providing amirror image Accessing the thermal camera setup menuThis is useful for example in instances where the camera is The thermal camera menu provides access to the and you are viewing the image on a forwardfacing configuration optionsmonitor In the thermal camera and disabling thermal camera rear view mode 1 Select the OPTIONS softkeyIn the thermal camera application 2 Select the CAMERA MENU softkey1 Select the OPTIONS softkey Note For instructions on using the thermal cameras setup menu2 Select the CAMERA MODES softkey refer to the documentation that accompanies the camera3 Use the REAR VIEW softkey to select the ON or OFF option as appropriate246 GSeries User 20 DSC VHF radio contents 201 Using a DSC VHF radio with your display on page 248 202 Enabling DSC VHF radio integration on page 249DSC VHF radio integration 247201 Using a DSC VHF radio with yourdisplayYou can connect your DSC VHF radio to your multifunction displayand show distress message information and GPS position data forother a DSC VHF radio to your multifunction display providesthe following additional functionality Distress Messages when your DSC VHF radio receives a DSC message or alarm from another DSC VHF radioequipped vessel the vessel identification MMSI GPS position and time of distress message is displayed on your multifunction display You can use the softkeys on your multifunction display to clear the message place a waypoint on the chart at the GPS position of the distressed vessel or immediately start navigating GOTO to the GPS position Position Data the Position Request button on your DSC VHF radio enables you to send and receive GPS position data to and from other vessels equipped with a DSC VHF radioFor information on installing and operating your DSC VHF radiorefer to the handbook that accompanies the radioThe following image shows an example of a distress on a multifunction display248 GSeries User reference202 Enabling DSC VHF radio integrationTo configure your multifunction display to show messages from yourDSC VHF radio1 Press the MENU button2 Select the System Setup menu item3 Select the System Integration menu item4 Select the ON option for the DSC Message menu item5 Press the OK buttonDSC VHF radio integration 249250 GSeries User 21 Customizing your systemChapter contents 211 Customizing the vessel icon on page 252 212 Customizing the databar on page 252 213 Compass setup on page 254 214 GPS setup on page 254 215 System setup menu on page 256Customizing your system 251211 Customizing the vessel icon 212 Customizing the databarIn the chart application Moving the databar1 Press the MENU button 1 Press the DATA button2 Select Chart Setup 2 Press and hold the DATABAR softkey until the Database Setup3 Select Vessel Icon Type Menu dialog is displayed4 Select the Sail or Power option as appropriate 3 Using the trackpad select the Position menu item5 Select Vessel Icon Size 4 Using the trackpad select the Top or Side option as appropriate6 Select Small Static or Large Static as appropriate 5 Press the OK button Vessel icon Vessel type Chart view Power Sail small 2D 3D Changing the data displayed in the databar 1 Select the Databar Setup Menu i Press the MENU button Power large 2D ii Select Databar Setup The Databar Setup Menu is displayed 2 To add data to the databar i With the Databar Setup Menu displayed select the Power large 3D Configure menu item A red border will appear in the databar identifying the currently selected item ii Using the trackpad select the desired position in the databar Sail large 2D for the new data iii Select the ADD DATA softkey iv Select the data group that contains the type of data you want to add v Select a data element from the data group Sail large 3D vi Select an appropriate data type for the data vii Press the OK button 3 To move data in the databar252 GSeries User reference i With the Databar Setup Menu displayed select the 3 Bearing marker Configure menu item The compass bar is displayed using the DATA button A red border will appear in the databar identifying the currently selected item When displayed the compass bar replaces the databar and is ii Select the MOVE DATA softkey always positioned at the top of the screen iii Using the trackpad move the item of data to the desired The compass bar has 2 modes heading and COG position in the databar In heading mode the bearing marker is RED iv Press the OK button4 To remove a data item from the databar In COG mode the bearing marker is GREEN i With the Databar Setup Menu displayed select the When you use the compass bar with an active waypoint the Configure menu item bearing marker is BLUE and the active waypoint symbol indicates A red border will appear in the databar identifying the the bearing to your waypoint currently selected item The default compass bar mode is heading This mode can be ii Using the trackpad highlight the data item that you want to changed at any time using the Databar Setup menu remove iii Select the REMOVE DATA softkey Note If a man overboard MOB alarm is activated while the compass bar is displayed the compass is replaced with the MOBCompass bar toolbar The compass bar returns when you cancel the active MOB alarmThe compass bar provides a continuous display of your currentheading or course over ground COG Displaying the compass barArrows at either end of the bar indicate current steer direction 1 Press the DATA button 1 2 2 Use the Databar softkey to select the COMP option Configuring the compass bar 1 Press the MENU button 2 Highlight theDatabar Setup 3 Select Heading or COG as appropriate 31 Steer direction2 Active your system 253213 Compass setup 214 GPS setupYou may need to linearize or swing a connected compass to The GPS setup options enable you to configure a connected GPSachieve optimal accuracy or swinging your compass involves a calibration The Global Positioning System GPS is used to position yourprocedure to finetune the heading alignment vessel on the chart You can set up your GPS receiver and check its status from the GPS Status option in the Setup Menu For each Note This procedure is not suitable for calibrating an autopilot tracked satellite this screen provides the following information compass You calibrate an autopilot compass using the autopilot control head Satellite number Signal strength barLinearizing the compass Status1 Press the MENU button Azimuth angle2 Select Compass Setup elevation angle3 Select the Linearize Compass softkey A skyview to show the position of tracked satellites4 Follow the onscreen instructions5 Use the rotary control to finetune the heading alignment 1 6 2 5 3 4254 GSeries User reference Item Description 1 Sky view a visual representation of the position of tracked satellites 2 Horizontal Dilution of Position HDOP a measure of GPS accuracy calculated from a number of factors including satellite geometry system errors in the data transmission and system errors in the GPS receiver A higher figure signifies a greater positional error A typical GPS receiver has an accuracy of between 5 and 15 m As an example assuming a GPS receiver error of 5 m an HDOP of 2 would represent an error of approximately 15 m Please remember that even a very low HDOP figure is NO guarantee that your GPS receiver is providing an accurate position If in doubt check the displayed vessel position in the chart application against your actual proximity to a known charted object 3 Fix status indicates the actual mode the GPS receiver is reporting No Fix Fix D Fix or SD Fix 4 Datum The GPS receivers datum setting affects the accuracy of the vessel position information displayed in the chart application In order for your GPS receiver and multifunction display to correlate accurately with your paper charts they must be using the same datum Refer to the Using the Chart chapter for more information 5 Mode the mode currently selected by the GPS receiver 6 Satellite status displays the signal strength and status of each satellite identified in the Sky view diagram on the left of the screenThe accuracy of the GPS receiver depends on the above especially the azimuth and elevation angles whichare used in triangulation to calculate your your system 255215 System setup menuThe following table describes the various options in the System Setup menu for your multifunction display Menu item Description Options Boat Details The accurate operation of the collision alarm is dependent on Minimum Safe Depth you supplying suitable values for the Boat Details setting You should specify the minimum safe depth beam and height for Minimum Safe Beam your vessel The values you specify MUST be appropriate for Minimum Safe Height safe navigation and must also take into account the position of the GPS antenna on your vessel as the collision alarm uses data from the GPS antenna Position Mode Determines how positioning data is displayed as Latitude Lat Long default Longitude coordinates or Loran TDs TDs TD Setup When the Position Mode see above is set to TDs you can Chain specify the chain identifier slave and ASF values Various options depending on cartography Slave 12 Various options depending on cartography ASF 12 099 to 099 Simulator Enables or disables simulator mode which allows you to practice OFF default operating your multifunction display without data from a GPS antenna fishfinder DSM sonar or any other external unit ON DEMO Simulator Speed Enables you to specify the speed at which the vessel icon will 1x move when the Simulator mode is enabled see above 2x 3x256 GSeries User reference Menu item Description Options Bearing Mode Determines how all bearing and heading data is displayed in True default This does not affect how the chart or radar displays are drawn Magnetic MOB Data Type Determines whether positional data or dead reckoning is Dead Reckoning displayed Assuming that your vessel and the Man Overboard MOB are subject to the same tide and wind effects the dead Position default reckoning setting normally gives a more accurate course Variation Source This setting compensates for the naturally occuring offset Auto compensation value displayed in of the earths magnetic field When set to Auto the system brackets default automatically compensates and displays the compensation value in brackets To enter your own compensation value use Manual the Manual option then specify the value using the Manual Variation setting see below Manual Variation When the Variation Source menu item is set to Manual see 0 degrees East default above you use the Manual Variation setting to specify the compensation value that you want to use This value is also Range 0 to 30 degrees East or West transmitted to any other connected Raymarine instruments Language Determines the language that will be used for all onscreen text labels menus and options Ground Trip Reset Resets the chosen ground trip distance counter to zero Ground Trip 1 Reset Ground Trip 2 Reset Ground Trip 3 Reset Ground Trip 4 Reset Settings Reset Resets all system setup menus including page sets and the Reset Defaults confirmation databar to the factory default settings Waypoints routes and tracks are NOT deleted YES NOCustomizing your system 257 Menu item Description Options Settings and Data Reset Resets all system setup menus including page sets and the Factory Reset confirmation databar to the factory default settings Waypoints routes and tracks ARE deleted YES NO Note For systems using multiple multifunction displays networked displays the complete system database is deleted on the data master primary display Only the waypoints routes and tracks will be deleted from any additional multifunction displays Note If this reset function is performed on a GSeries system it will also delete your Nav Station settings Time Date Setup These options enable you to customize the time and date format Date Format to your requirements You can also specify a local time offset from Universal Time Constant UTC to compensate for any mmddyy time zone difference ddmmyy Time Format 12 hr 24 hr Local Time Offset 0130 to 0130258 GSeries User reference Menu item Description Options Units Setup Enables you to specify the units used for the following key Distance Units measurements Nautical Miles default Distance Statute Miles Speed Kilometers Depth Speed Units Temperature Knots default Pressure mph miles per hour Volume kph kilometers per hour Note If the Distance unit is set to Nautical Miles or Statute Depth Units Miles and the data displayed is less than 1 unit the system displays the units in Feet If the Distance unit is set to Meters Kilometers the system displays the units in Meters Feet default Fathoms Temperature Units Fahrenheit default Celsius Pressure Units Bar PSI default Kilopascals Volume Units US Gallons Imp Imperial Gallons your system 259 Menu item Description Options Liters System Integration Determines the connection settings for external equipment The Autopilot Control following items are available in the submenu Disabled default Autopilot Control If set to Enabled this option allows you to control certain aspects of a connected pilot control head Enabled such as sending commands to engage and disengage the DSC Message autopilot If set to Disabled you will not be able to control the autopilot from your multifunction display and all functions OFF must be controlled from the pilot control head itself ON default DSC Message If set to ON details of distress DSC SeaTalk Alarms messages from a connected DSC VHF radio will be displayed on your multifunction display If set to OFF the messages will ON default NOT be displayed on your multifunction display OFF SeaTalk Alarms If set to ON all system alarms generated by any connected SeaTalk units will be displayed on your Preferred GPS Source multifunction display If set to OFF the alarms will NOT be displayed on your multifunction display SeaTalkng NMEA2000 default Preferred GPS Source Your multifunction display SeaTalk1 supports GPS receivers connected by SeaTalk1 SeaTalkng NMEA0183 or NMEA2000 Select the preferred source Data Master Data Master If you have more than one multifunction display on the same network one of them must be set as the ON default data master When this option is set to ON the multifunction OFF display you are currently using will be set as the data master Bridge NMEA Heading Bridge NMEA Heading If set to ON NMEA heading data will be bridged onto the SeaTalk data bus and will be sent to OFF default all NMEAconnected devices If set to OFF NMEA heading data will NOT be bridged onto the SeaTalk bus An example ON of a use for this setting is when using MARPA with an external Keyboard fast heading sensor in which case you should set this option260 GSeries User reference Menu item Description Options to OFF to ensure that all NMEAconnected units receive heading data from the external heading sensor OFF Keyboard Set to ONE or ALL if you have an external ALL default keyboard connected Otherwise set to OFF ONE NMEA Output Setup allows you to enable or disable the NMEA Output Setup individual NMEA output sentences for each NMEA port APB NMEA Port Setting Allows you to specify the appropriate port speed for the equipment connected to each NMEA port BWC When the Navtex 4800 or Navtex 9600 option is selected you will be able to view the Navtex message list Use the AIS BWR 38400 option for AIS receivers DBT DPT GGA GLL GSA MTW MWV RMA RMB RMC RSD RTE TTM VHW VLWCustomizing your system 261 Menu item Description Options WPL VTG ZDA NMEA Port Setting NMEA 4800 default Navtex 4800 Navtex 9600 AIS 38400 Waypoint Password Setup This menu allows you to enable password protection for Enable Password waypoints and to change the password OFF default ON Change Password Displays Edit Waypoint Password dialog262 GSeries User 22 Maintaining your displayChapter contents 221 Service and maintenance on page 264 222 Routine equipment checks on page 264 223 Cleaning on page 265 224 Cleaning the display screen on page 265Maintaining your display 263221 Service and maintenance 222 Routine equipment checksThis product contains no user serviceable components Please Raymarine strongly recommends that you complete a number ofrefer all maintenance and repair to authorized Raymarine dealers routine checks to ensure the correct and reliable operation of repair may affect your warranty equipment Complete the following checks on a regular basis Examine all cables for signs of damage or wear and tear Check that all cables are securely connected264 GSeries User reference223 Cleaning 224 Cleaning the display screenBest cleaning practices A coating is applied to the display screen This makes it water repellent and prevents glare To avoid damaging this coating followWhen cleaning this product this procedure Do NOT wipe the display screen with a dry cloth as this could 1 Switch off the power to the display scratch the screen coating 2 Rinse the screen with fresh water to remove all dirt particles Do NOT use abrasive or acid or ammonia based products and salt deposits 3 Allow the screen to dry naturally Do NOT use a jet wash 4 If any smears remain very gently wipe the screen with a clean microfibre cleaning cloth available from an your display 265266 GSeries User 23 Technical supportChapter contents 231 Raymarine customer support on page 268 232 3rd party support on page 269Technical support 267231 Raymarine customer support Viewing multifunction display software provides a comprehensive customer support serviceYou can contact customer support through the Raymarine website 1 Press the MENU and email If you are unable to resolve a problem please 2 Select System Diagnosticsuse any of these facilities to obtain additional help 3 Select Software ServicesWeb support 4 Select Unit InfoPlease visit the customer support area of our website at A range of information is displayed including the App software versionThis contains Frequently Asked Questions servicing access to the Raymarine Technical Support Department anddetails of worldwide Raymarine and email supportIn the USA Tel 1 603 881 5200 extension 2444 Email the UK Europe the Middle East or Far East Tel 44 023 9271 4713 Email informationIf you need to request service please have the following informationto hand Product name Product identity Serial number Software application versionYou can obtain this product information using the menus within yourproduct268 GSeries User reference232 3rd party supportContact and support details for 3rd party suppliers can be found onthe appropriate marine support 269wwwra ym a rin e c o m
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