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AvMap Geosat 6 User Manual

Avmap geosat 6: user manual.

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    Dear Costumer, Congratulation for choosing an AvMap Satellite Navigator. AvMap GPS systems are made in Italy since 1994. Your journey, Our technology SATELLITE NAVIGATION...

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    I. Warning I.I Important notes I.II Battery disposal I. III Maintenance I.IV Content of the box II. Device Description II.I Hardware features II.II Smart Magnetic Mount 1. Getting started 1.1 Installation 1.2 Accessing to Navigation 1.3 Start page 2. The Navigation Menu 2.1 Fixed buttons 2.2 Mobile Menu 2.3 Portrait view...

  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    7.3 Blocking a street 7.4 Route overview 7.5 Planning next stop 7.6 Choosing Route Options 8. Trip Computer 9. Managing Points of Interest 9.1 POI types 9.2 Displaying or Hiding a POI category 9.3 Setting the favourite POI categories 9.4 I User POI 10.

  • Page 5: I.i Important Notes

    • Do not rely exclusively on vocal instructions. Depending on a variety of factors, (speed, weather, GPS reception etc) these instructions may not be correct or timely. Always take the information provided as indicative, and always respect the AvMap - ...

  • Page 6: I.ii Battery Disposal

     - AvMap I.II Battery disposal This product is equipped with a built-in Li-Ion battery. Do not use the product in damp or corrosive environments.

  • Page 7: I. Iii Maintenance, I.iv Content Of The Box

    • The Secure Digital memory card should not be formatted nor the content modified. • Only AvMap branded Secure Digital memory cards are compatible with Geosat. • Avoid knocking against the display. • Do not use oil based products to clean the LCD surface.

  • Page 8: Ii.i Hardware Features

    II.I Hardware features The Geosat 6 is equipped with a 4.8” touch screen, a microphone, 2 speakers, audio output. The illustrations show the hardware features. Speakers  - AvMap Back Microphone Serial port USB (master/slave) Audio output Power supply Reset...

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    2. Plug the power supply cable in the holder and in the cigarette lighter. 3. Place the Geosat 6 on the magnetic car mount coupling with a simple gesture. 4. Press the power key to power on the navigator.

  • Page 10: Installation, Accessing To Navigation

    1. Getting started 1.1 Installation AvMap Geosat 6 is ready to be used. All you need to do is install the unit into the vehicle. Fix the car mount on the windscreen with the suction cup in a position that does not represent a danger in case of accident or sharp braking, then place the Geosat 6 on the magnetic mount.

  • Page 11: Start

    Language setting button. Select the desired language for the text, and then touch the upper right arrow button to select the voice language (for vocal instructions). Touch the Accept button to accept the warning and display the Navigation Menu. AvMap - 11...

  • Page 12: The Navigation Menu, Fixed Buttons

    • Settings: it opens the Settings Menu (par. 13). • Portrait / Landscape: it allows changing the view mode. Attention: this button is active only when the Geosat 6 is not attached to the car mount. When on the mount,...

  • Page 13: Mobile Menu

    (par.9). • Contacts management: it opens the Contacts Management menu where you can add contacts and organize them in folders (par. 10). • Saved routes Management: it opens the list of saved AvMap - 13...

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    • Trip Computer: it opens the trip computer with graphs of speed and other useful information (par.8) • Where am I? : It displays details on your position with address and geographical coordinates (5.4) • FAQ’s: it opens a user guide on the most important features of the software (par. 2.5). 14 - AvMap...

  • Page 15: Portrait View

    2.3 Portrait view When in portrait mode the menu is displayed as follows. AvMap - 1...

  • Page 16: Help Mode

    The F.A.Q. section gives you detailed instructions on how to use the most common navigation functions. To open the FAQ section press the FAQ button in the navigation menu. You will find three wizards on how to: • Plan a Trip 1 - AvMap...

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    • Start a Simulation • Plan next stop The FAQ can be updated with free software updates. AvMap - 1...

  • Page 18: Explore The Map

    To open the map, touch the Map button in the Navigation Menu. When there is no active navigation, the map appears as follows: Horizontal view Scale and Compass Touch to open the Navigation Menu 1 - AvMap Zoom Status icons: GPS signal and Battery...

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    To get more info on the selected point, ouch the info bar and the full info page will open-. Read Par. 5 for the description of the map during the navigation. Vertical view AvMap - 1...

  • Page 20: Record Your Track On The Map

    3.2 Record your track on the map With Geosat 6 you can record on the map the track of your trip. This function is very useful when you are navigating off-road. The track is shown on the map with a red line. The track can be saved and it be reloaded in any moment.

  • Page 21: Search Options

    • POI: to search your destination among the points of interest • Address Book: to search your destination among the contacts saved in the address book. • Drive me home: to set the home address as destination • Lat-Lon: to inset the destination with the geographical AvMap - 21...

  • Page 22: Inserting An Address As Destination

    • Digit the name of the country on the virtual keyboard touching a letter at a time • Once you have inserted the name, touch the OK button • Repeat the operation for each field • Touch the Go button (the button with the green flag) to 22 - AvMap...

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    LON the navigator will suggest LONDON). When the auto completing function is off, you can insert just a part of the name then touch OK to see all the possible results (i.e. all the city names starting with LON). AvMap - 23...

  • Page 24: Choosing The Destination Among The Pois

    • Press Where to Go • Select POI On the new menu select the research option between: • Near my position 24 - AvMap • Near a City • Near my destination • Near a Via point Select Close to my position option to search for POIs close to your current position.

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    The navigator will automatically search the closest POI to your current position, and will display the full list among which you can choose the most convenient one. Once you choose a POI, select it to open the page containing AvMap - 2...

  • Page 26: Choosing The Destination Among Your Favourite Pois

    If you select Near destination, proceed with the selection of a category and then subcategory to find POI near your final destination. 4.4 Choosing the destination among your Favourite POIs The search among the Favourite POI is very simple, for it 2 - AvMap...

  • Page 27: Choosing The Destination Among The Contacts

    Business, Friends, Relatives etc.) Select the desired folder to display the list of contacts. Select the contact to access the complete information window. Press the green arrow to open the Start Navigation page or go back to the list. AvMap - 2...

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    4.6 The Start Navigation page Once you have selected the destination, (either a contact, an address or a POI), you will access the Start Navigation window, that allows you to choose how to use the selected location. 2 - AvMap...

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    The data displayed by default are: time to go, distance to go and speed. Navigation Menu Distance to next manoeuvre Street name where you are about to turn into Name of the street you are travelling along AvMap - 2...

  • Page 30: Changing The Navigation Data

    • Repeat the operation for information Box 2 and 3 • Press Accept to close the window and get back to the map. You can choose between: • Altitude • Driving time • Average speed • Maximum speed 30 - AvMap...

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    • Scroll the menu until you find the 2D / 3 D button • Select 2D / 3D (when you are in 3D you will see the 2D button, vice versa when in 2D you will see the 3D AvMap - 31...

  • Page 32: Night Vision

    3D when the operation is over. 5.3 Night vision With Geosat 6 it is possible to set the night vision for a safer drive. The night vision changes the colour palette to allow an easier consultation in absence of light. To switch to night vision: •...

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    Geosat 6. 5.4 MyPosition To have a detailed information on your GPS position (while navigating or not), you can consult the page ‘My...

  • Page 34: Planning A Route From A To B

    • Press Yes, the Where to Go Page will open. • Repeat the procedure to enter the destination. On the Start Navigation page click on the chequered flag icon to Set as Destination and calculate the route. The map will be displayed. 34 - AvMap...

  • Page 35: Route Functions Menu

    • Turn List: to visualize the itinerary as a list of manoeuvres. • Route preferences: to set the criteria for route calculation. AvMap - 3...

  • Page 36: Deleting A Route, Adding Via Points, Changing The Via Points Sequence

    Via Point. The map will display a departing flag, a destination flag and a via point 3 - AvMap flag. To add a second via point, simply repeat the operation. Once you have added all the via points, you can always change its sequence.

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    • Plan a route from point A to B as explained in the previous paragraphs. • From Start Navigation Simulation. • The simulation menu will open. press On, then choose the speed and then press Accept. The map will display the simulation of the navigation. page (4.6), press AvMap - 3...

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    In the Simulation Settings page, you can choose the simulation speed among: • Real Time • Speeded up x 2 • Speeded up x 4 • Speeded up x 8 To stop the simulation, select Off in the Simulation Settings menu. 3 - AvMap...

  • Page 39: Viewing The Turn List, Detouring To Avoid A Street

    Navigation Menu, select Route Functions and then select Detour. You can select one street and choose to avoid it by pressing Detour. The Navigator will recalculate the route avoiding the selected street. Press Reset Default itinerary to delete all the detours. AvMap - 3...

  • Page 40: Blocking A Street, Route Overview

    On the Route Overview window, you can find the most relevant information concerning the route, for you to consult during your trip or while planning it: • Point of departure • Point of arrival • Departure Time • Total Distance • Remaining distance 40 - AvMap...

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    From the Route Overview page, select Show route on map, to view the complete route in one screenshot. Press Set Departure Time to set the departure time (this allows you to get a preview of the estimated time of arrival). AvMap - 41...

  • Page 42: Planning Next Stop

    POIs near that position. Let’s take this as an example: shall you want to stop for refuelling within 100 Km from your departure: 42 - AvMap...

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    • Select the option When • Set the time and select the Restaurants option. • The software will calculate you position using the average speed allowed in every street according to Tele Atlas official data, or the average speed that you AvMap - 43...

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    The menu includes two windows. The first includes the Avoid option, that allows excluding: • Toll roads • Highways • U turns • Pedestrian roads • Ferry routes • Built-up areas • Unpaved roads • High traffic 44 - AvMap...

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    Fastest route option. You can view the next window preferences by selecting the arrow. You will find the following options: • Shortest route • Fastest Route • Off road AvMap - 4...

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    • Via Points summary (start time of last stop, last stop duration, last stop position) • Total counters: The trip counters can always be reset. Nevertheless, the Geosat 6 will always keep in memory its total distance, time, speed, via points and altitude counters.

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  • Page 48: Managing Points Of Interest, Poi Types, Displaying Or Hiding A Poi Category

    On top of these System POIs, you can add new ones. All you need to do is to download the special software available from the AvMap site www.avmap.it and then consult specialized sites such as (e.g. www.poigps.com). These POIs are called Users POIs.

  • Page 49: Setting The Favourite Poi Categories

    • Open the Navigation Menu • Select POI Management • Select Favourite POIs subcategories list Select an item from the list and you will access the menu that allows to delete it from favourites or to reactivate it. view favourite AvMap - 4...

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    You can download new POIs such as speed cameras, shops, restaurants, etc. You must first register your device on the www.avmap.it web site under the Support / Register section, in order to be able to download the Geosat update application •...

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    • Save the File on your Pc. • Once the software has been downloaded on your PC, connect the Geosat 6 to the USB port with its wire. • Run the Geosat 6 Updater application and select the POI tranfer icon. This application allows you to select the files to transfer into your navigator.

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    Select a group to access the complete info. From here you can: • Set an approaching alarm to all the POIs belonging to the group. • View or hide the POI icon from the map • Add the group to favourites 2 - AvMap...

  • Page 53: Managing Address Book, Address Book, Creating Or Modifying A Folder

    10. Managing Address book 10.1 Address book Geosat 6 can store up to 1.000 personal contacts in the address book. The contacts will be saved in a predefined folder, or in a folder chosen by you. To access the address Book: •...

  • Page 54: Saving Or Modifying A Contact

    Add contact menu will open, choose here in which way you want to select the address. To add an address, select address and follow the same procedure as when adding a new destination. You can also enter a point by entering latitude and 4 - AvMap...

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    Select OK to go back to Contact Options. After you have done all the modifications select Accept. A new page with be displayed with the option navigate to the contact or go back to Options if you want to do AvMap - ...

  • Page 56: Setting Home Address

    Enter the address by following the procedure on par. 4 On the Start Navigation page select Set as Home. The Drive me Home function will activate the navigation from the current GPS position to the address set as Home.  - AvMap...

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    • The navigator saves all the new contacts in a predefined folder with a predefined name so you can save them quickly and then you can go back later to rename them and organize them. insert an address in the same way you would do to search for a AvMap - ...

  • Page 58: Managing Saved Routes

    In order to open the list of saved route, open the Navigation Menu then select Saved Routes Management menu. Select the desired route to open the Saved route options menu. In this page you can: • Rename the route  - AvMap...

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    Once you are navigating on the saved route, you can always modify it. The changes won't be saved unless you press Save route in the Edit trip menu, this way AvMap - ...

  • Page 60: Unit Status Menu

    On the GPS page the satellites and a series of data such as altitude, current position, ground speed, movement direction, hour and date are displayed. Press Reset to restart the GPS antenna and Data Display to view the data page. 0 - AvMap...

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  • Page 62: The Settings Menu

    • Map settings: to set the map visualization. • Icons on Map: to set icons visualization on map. • Time zone: to set the time zone. • Traffic: to set TMC functions (TMC receiver needed). • Information box: to set navigation data visualized on 2 - AvMap...

  • Page 63: User Preferences

    13.2 User Preferences The User Preferences Menu allows to set personalized parameters. • General settings: • Measurement unit • Start page (Navigation Menu or Map) • Icon Beep • Language: • Text Language • Vocal instruction language AvMap - 3...

  • Page 64: Interface

    • Personal Speed: to set your own average speed on every street type. This setting allows to have personalised calculations. 13.3 Interface To set the communication protocol with external devices through the serial port, access the Interface Menu: 4 - AvMap...

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    • Open the Navigation Menu • Press Interface Then choose between: • TMC APRS 4800: for traffic information receiver (TMC receiver needed) • APRS 9600: for APRS communication (on APRS ready models) AvMap - ...

  • Page 66: Updates, Checking The Software Version

    14.1 Checking the Software version For a better functioning of the software, check the AvMap website for free software updates. To check the software version: • Open the Navigation Menu • Press Settings • Press System Info • Select Software The software version will be displayed as V1.xx.xxxR...

  • Page 67: Reset

    Insert a metal pointed object on the reset hole that is on lower right side of the device. The device will switch off and then you will be able to turn it on again. AvMap - ...

  • Page 68: Warranty Conditions

    Warranty conditions Legenda: Product: The Geosat 6 car navigator, contained in the packaging. Conformity: Conformity to the technical, aesthetic and functional features described for the product Purchaser: Private person purchasing the product from the vendor. Producer: AvMap S.r.l. This warranty is valid throughout the European Community.

  • Page 69: Repair And Replacement Under Warranty

    Purchaser must contact the authorised Support Centre for national territory by one of the following methods: Web procedure: The Purchaser should visit the www.avmap. it website and click on “Technical Support.” The Purchaser will be required to complete an on-line assistance request form.

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    For repairs carried out under guarantee or Product replacement, the validity of the warranty continues to have effect from the date on the tax document. The Product control and the Conformity Defect Check are exclusive competence of the Supporting Centre. 0 - AvMap...

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    Creation of a derivative product that competes with the Licensed Products ADDITIONAL PROVISIONS TO BE INCLUDED BY LICENSEE: TA is a third party beneficiary of AvMap rights under the EULA, but is not a party thereto and shall have no obligations hereunder.

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    Products are ©1984-2003 by Tele Atlas N.V. and Tele Atlas North America, Inc. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. For purpose of any public disclosure provision under any federal, state 2 - AvMap or local law, it is agreed that the Licensed Products are a completeness, trade secret and a proprietary commercial product and not subject to disclosure.

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    • Ordnance Survey disclaims any warranty on Tele Atlas Multinet data for Great Britain Mapping • Ordnance Survey prohibits using Tele Atlas Data for User, it is required POI’S ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT Municipal purpose of tariff or tax AvMap - 3...

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    Ireland” Norway: “© Norwegian Mapping Authority, Public Roads Administration / © Mapsolutions.” Switzerland: “© Swisstopo” 4 - AvMap Netherlands: “Topografische ondergrond Copyright © dienst voor het kadaster en de openbare registers, Apeldoorn 2004” USA: “© 2006 Tele Atlas North America, Inc. / Geographic Data Technology, Inc.

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    Public place Scenic/panoramic view Tourist attraction View Water mill Windmill Services Bank Car repair Convention centre Elective district Factory ground Free port Industrial activity Post office Tourist Information University School Worship Entertainment Amusement Park Arts centre Casino AvMap - ...

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    Museum Music Centre Night Life Opera Recreational Area Recreational terrain Theatre Food and Drinks Cafè/Pub Kiosk Restaurant Winery Lodging  - AvMap Camping site Hotel/Motel Medical services Dentist Doctors Pharmacy Veterinarians Natural attractions Beach Land use Mountain pass Mountain peak...

  • Page 77: B - Setting The First Destination: Flux Diagram

    Appendix B - Setting the first destination: flux diagram AvMap - ...

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    Appendix C: Maps AvMap utilizes Tele Atlas Maps: the freshest, richest and most accurate data Europe (2 GB) Europe includes 34 countries Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Croatia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Gibraltar, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Republic of Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Norway, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Principality of Monaco, United Kingdom, Czech Republic, Russia, San Marino, Slovakia, Slovenia (Tele Atlas and Monolit data), Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, and Vatican City.

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