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Summary of Contents

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    Distributed by Any reference to Raytheon or RTN in this manual should be interpreted as Raymarine. The names Raytheon and RTN are owned by the Raytheon Company.

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    ELECTRONIC CHARTING SYSTEM OPERATION MANUAL N 43#34.944' W 72#26.223' N 43#34.944' W 72#26.223'...

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    RayChart 620...

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    RayChart 620 RayChart 620 Electronic Charting System Operation Manual IMPORTANT NOTICE This device is only an aid to navigation. Its accuracy can be affected by many factors, including equipment failure or defects, environmental conditions and improper handling or use. It is the user’s responsibility to exercise common prudence and navigational judgement, and this device should not be relied upon as a substitute for such prudence and judgement.

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    RayChart 620 RAYTHEON MARINE ELECTRONICS products are supported by a network of Authorized Service Representatives. For information on Raytheon products and services, contact either of the following: UNITED STATES Raytheon Marine Company 676 Island Pond Road Manchester, NH 03109-5420 Telephone: (603) 647-7530 800 539-5539 Fax: (603) 634-4756 EUROPE...

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    Preface Preface This handbook covers the RayChart 620 electronic charting system from Raytheon. It contains very important information on the installation and operation of your new equipment. In order to obtain the best results in operation and performance, please read this handbook thoroughly. Raytheon Product Support or your local dealer will be available to answer any questions you may have.

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    RayChart 620 How to Use this Handbook This handbook is organized with the information about operating the RayChart 620 at the front, since you will probably use these chapters most often. When you first receive your RayChart 620, you should read Chapter 7, and install the equipment.

  • Page 8: Table Of Contents

    Contents Contents Chapter 1: Introduction ............1 1.1 Overview ................1 1.2 RayChart 620 Features............1 1.3 Navigational Displays ............2 Chapter 2: Getting Started ............ 3 2.1 Introduction ............... 3 Basics ................3 Text Conventions .............. 4 2.2 Turning the RayChart On and Off ........4 2.3 The Chart Display ..............

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    RayChart 620 Displaying Information About Objects ....... 20 3.3 Using the GO TO Key ............21 Tracking to a Target Point ..........21 Editing the Waypoint Details ..........22 Clearing or Changing a GO TO ........22 3.4 Setting Up and Using On-Screen Routes ......23 Making a New On-Screen Route ........

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    Contents Chapter 5: Using Stored Lists (EDIT) ........45 5.1 Introduction ..............45 5.2 The Waypoint List ............46 Viewing the Waypoint List ..........46 Waypoint List Operations ..........47 Finding a Waypoint in the List ........47 Editing a Waypoint or Adding a New Waypoint ..... 48 5.3 The Current Route ............

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    RayChart 620 Simulator ..............62 Keypress Sound ............62 Help ................62 Setting Up the Navigation Data ......... 63 Heading ..............63 Magnetic Variation ............63 Position Resolution ............. 64 TD Settings Menu ............64 Map Datum and Fix Datum .......... 64 Position Correction ............

  • Page 12: Table Of Contents

    Contents Chapter 7: Installation ............77 7.1 Introduction ..............77 7.2 Packing List ..............78 7.3 Planning the Installation ........... 78 Selecting a Location ............79 Connection Options ............80 Cabling ................81 EMC Installation Guidelines ..........82 7.4 Mounting the RayChart ............ 83 Trunnion Mounting ............

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    viii RayChart 620 Appendix A: Data Input and Output ........93 A.1 Data Standards ............... 93 SeaTalk ................93 NMEA ................93 A.2 SeaTalk or NMEA Data Input and Output ......94 A.3 Loran GRIs ..............95 Appendix B: Specification ..........97 Glossary ................

  • Page 14: Overview, Raychart 620 Features, Chapter 1: Introduction

    Chapter 1: Introduction Chapter 1: Introduction 1.1 Overview The RayChart 620 is a sophisticated electronic charting system, which uses GPS, dGPS or Loran-C technology to make navigation as simple and accurate as possible. ® The RayChart displays chart information from the C-MAP NT range of electronic chart cards (C-Cards), and position information from satellites or land-based radio beacons.

  • Page 15: Navigational Displays

    RayChart 620 • Setup options to allow you to customize the RayChart according to your own system and preference, such as chart orientation (north up, course up or head up), display windows, and alarm setup • Ruler function for measuring chart distances •...

  • Page 16: Introduction, Basics, Chapter 2: Getting Started

    Chapter 2: Getting Started Chapter 2: Getting Started 2.1 Introduction This chapter provides information, instructions and simple exercises to get you started using the RayChart 620. It will help you to become familiar with the chart display and the functions of the controls before you start using the RayChart for routine navigation.

  • Page 17: Text Conventions, Turning The Raychart On And Off

    RayChart 620 As you press a key, a single audio beep confirms the key action. If the key-press is not valid for the current screen or mode, three rapid beeps sound to indicate that no response is available. If required, you can turn the key beeps off as part of your setup procedure (see Chapter 6).

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    Chapter 2: Getting Started 2. When you have read the notice, press the soft key below the CONTINUE label to clear it. The Fix Status window is displayed, as shown in the following example for a GPS position fixer. D3838-1 The right side of the window shows a representation of the satellite positions, with each satellite identified by a number.

  • Page 19: The Chart Display

    RayChart 620 4. Alternatively, press the key below the INITIALIZE label to access the setup pages (see Chapter 6). To turn the RayChart off, press and hold the POWER key for three seconds. A countdown timer is displayed, and if you release the key before the timer reaches zero the RayChart will remain on.

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    Chapter 2: Getting Started Cursor data box Shows the current cursor position as either Lat/Long or TDs Scale rule, in nautical miles Chart boundary Lat/Long grid Vessel's heading vector Vessel's current position Cursor position, controlled by the trackpad Default soft key labels These can be turned off.

  • Page 21: Using The Raychart Controls, The Trackpad, The Soft Keys

    RayChart 620 2.4 Using the RayChart Controls The RayChart controls are summarized in the illustration on the following fold-out page. The remainder of this section considers the trackpad and soft keys in more detail, and provides some simple exercises for you to try. The Trackpad The trackpad is used to move the cursor on the chart and around the on-screen menu displays.

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    Chapter 2: Getting Started MARK DISPLAY Press to display Mark soft keys Press to display current main screen mode. Choose Mark symbol. Press to toggle the main screen modes, and use the soft keys to Press PLACE MARK to place the mark symbol at the cursor position. select the required window or a full-screen display.

  • Page 23: Soft Key Default Functions

    RayChart 620 Soft Key Default Functions In default mode, the soft keys provide a quick method of performing the tasks you will probably use most often, and which are described in detail in Chapter 3. D3352-2 You use the soft keys to access the following functions: ROUTE Set up or edit an on-screen route of waypoints, and navigate towards them in turn...

  • Page 24: Other Soft Key Functions, Djusting The Lighting And Contrast

    Chapter 2: Getting Started Other Soft Key Functions In addition, the soft keys provide access to different functions that you will probably use less often. If you press the MENU, EVENT, MARK, DISPLAY or POWER dedicated keys, the labels on the soft keys change to allow you to use these other functions, as shown in the illustration on page 9.

  • Page 25: Using Chart Cards, Inserting A Chart Card

    RayChart 620 2.6 Using Chart Cards The RayChart has a built-in world map. Most areas are covered on a scale of about 500nm per inch on the screen (200nm per cm), although some populated areas have details down to 20nm or even 10nm per inch on the screen.

  • Page 26: Removing A Chart Card

    Chapter 2: Getting Started 6. The new chart information will be displayed when you move the cursor into an area covered by the new chart or, if it is already in the area, change the range scale. Where appropriate, the boundary of each chart digitized in the current card is shown as a box or rectangle.

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    RayChart 620 3. Pull out the card. It will pause half way out, due to a catch to prevent it being ejected accidentally: you need to pull a little harder to pass this point. 4. If required, insert a new card as described above. Remember to close the card cover so that is clicks shut, to stop water splashing into the RayChart.

  • Page 28: Chapter 3: Controlling The Chart And Using The Default Soft Keys, Introduction

    Chapter 3: Controlling the Chart and Using the Default Soft Keys Chapter 3: Controlling the Chart and Using the Default Soft Keys 3.1 Introduction This chapter explains how to perform some basic chart operations using the trackpad, RANGE key, and the default soft keys. The default soft key display is shown below.

  • Page 29: Controlling The Chart, Moving The Chart

    RayChart 620 3.2 Controlling the Chart This section covers the following topics: • Moving the chart, so that a different area of the chart is displayed on the screen • Changing the chart scale using the RANGE key, and using the display in Plotter Mode •...

  • Page 30: Changing The Chart Scale

    Chapter 3: Controlling the Chart and Using the Default Soft Keys Changing the Chart Scale The RANGE key allows you to change the cartography scale so that you can see a smaller or larger area on the screen. You can use it for two purposes: •...

  • Page 31: Centering The Chart And Using Home Mode, Centering The Chart

    RayChart 620 If Plotter Mode is off (the default setting), the RayChart will beep three times and the range scale will not change. If Plotter Mode is on , the range scale is increased and the display shows grid lines and no cartography. The letter “P” is displayed after the scale rule to indicate that the RayChart is in Plotter Mode.

  • Page 32: Using Home Mode

    Chapter 3: Controlling the Chart and Using the Default Soft Keys HOME moves the chart so that your vessel’s position is at the centre of the chart, and enters Home Mode (see below) 3. If you pressed REMOTE CENTER, the box displays the current cursor position, as latitude and longitude or TDs depending on your system.

  • Page 33: Displaying Information About Objects

    RayChart 620 Displaying Information About Objects Chart cards include a number of displayed features for which information is available, such as anchorage points. In addition, position information is available for waypoints and events added using the RayChart functions. D3822-1 To obtain the additional information: 1.

  • Page 34: Tracking To A Target Point

    Chapter 3: Controlling the Chart and Using the Default Soft Keys If there is more than one page of information for the object, you can page through it using the PAGE DN soft key, and go back to the beginning using the RESTART soft key. d.

  • Page 35: Editing The Waypoint Details, Clearing Or Changing A Go To

    RayChart 620 The waypoint is shown as a circle with a dot in the center, and is connected to the vessel’s starting position with a dashed line. The waypoint is given a default name of the format xxx WPT, where xxx is the next available waypoint number.

  • Page 36: Setting Up And Using On-screen Routes

    Chapter 3: Controlling the Chart and Using the Default Soft Keys The active waypoint may be a previous GO TO, or it may be the current waypoint in an active route. To change to the new waypoint (GO TO target point), press ENTER. To cancel the GO TO and continue tracking to the existing waypoint, press CLEAR.

  • Page 37: Making A New On-screen Route

    RayChart 620 The menu options are as follows: MAKE / EDIT Used to set up a new route using the cursor. You can also use this option edit an existing route, adding and removing waypoints, and to edit route information such as waypoint names and symbols.

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    Chapter 3: Controlling the Chart and Using the Default Soft Keys The first waypoint of a new route has a circle round the waypoint symbol, indicating that it will be the active waypoint if the route is made active. The cursor data box and object data box are updated to show the waypoint number and position, as shown in the example below.

  • Page 39: Editing An Existing Route On-screen

    RayChart 620 Editing an Existing Route On-Screen You can edit the current route, even if it is active. You do this using the same screen you used for entering a new on-screen route. To add waypoints to the end of an existing route: 1.

  • Page 40: Editing Route Information

    Chapter 3: Controlling the Chart and Using the Default Soft Keys 2. Press the ADD WPT soft key. The line changes from a solid line to a dotted line. (If the RayChart beeps instead, move the cursor closer to the line and press ADD WPT again.) 3.

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    RayChart 620 The leg number Position The position of the waypoint for this leg, as selected by the cursor position when you made the route. The position is given as either latitude and longitude or TDs, depending on your setup selection. WPT Name The waypoint name.

  • Page 42: Using A Route, Following, Reversing And Stopping A Route

    Chapter 3: Controlling the Chart and Using the Default Soft Keys • Press the SAVE & FOLLOW soft key to save the changes, return to the default screen, and start navigating towards the first waypoint. Using a Route Once you have set up or selected a route, you can perform the following tasks: •...

  • Page 43: Advancing To The Next Leg Of The Route, Erasing A Route

    RayChart 620 The RayChart will start tracking towards the waypoint, unless a waypoint is already active. If you are already tracking to a waypoint (either by following a route or using the GO TO option), a warning message is displayed (see page 23).

  • Page 44: Measuring Distances Using The Ruler Key

    Chapter 3: Controlling the Chart and Using the Default Soft Keys To erase an existing route: 1. Press the ROUTE soft key to display the Route menu. 2. Press SELECT until the required route is displayed. 3. Use the trackpad or ROUTE soft key to highlight the ERASE option, and press ENTER.

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    RayChart 620 6. If required, repeat with further FROM and TO positions. The ruler information is updated each time you select a new FROM or TO location. 7. Press CLEAR or EXIT to clear the ruler display and return to the default screen.

  • Page 46: Chapter 4: Additional Basic Functions, Introduction

    Chapter 4: Additional Basic Functions Chapter 4: Additional Basic Functions 4.1 Introduction This chapter explains how to use some further basic functions available on the RayChart 620, using the dedicated keys and the menus. To get the most out of your RayChart, you should have set up the basic data and the customized the display, as described in Chapter 6.

  • Page 47: Marks And Events, Placing And Deleting A Mark

    RayChart 620 4.2 Marks and Events The RayChart allows you to place symbols to record marks or events. You have a choice of 16 symbols for each type. Marks and events differ in the following ways: • Marks are used to record features at the cursor position, such as fishing buoys and anchorages.

  • Page 48: Placing And Deleting An Event

    Chapter 4: Additional Basic Functions D3829-1 4. Position the cursor at the point where you wish to place the mark. 5. Press the PLACE MARK soft key to place the new mark at the cursor position. 6. Press EXIT or CLEAR to return to the default screen. To delete a mark: 1.

  • Page 49: Using Track Histories, Starting And Stopping A Track

    RayChart 620 4.3 Using Track Histories The RayChart TRACKS function allows you to mark on the chart the actual route that your vessel has followed, as if it had left a visible fixed wake. While the track is turned on, it is recorded in the RayChart’s memory, and can be retrieved and displayed later if required.

  • Page 50: Deleting The Current Track, Editing Track Controls

    Chapter 4: Additional Basic Functions The option changes to STOP, indicating that Track History is turned on, and the RayChart starts laying down track marks. The track data is stored in the track file that is set as the current track (see below).

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    RayChart 620 • Start or stop a track history, or delete a selected track. These options perform the same functions as the START/STOP and DELETE options from the TRACKS menu. To edit the controls: 1. From the default soft key display, press the MENU key to display the main menus.

  • Page 52: Displaying Navigation Information, Using Display, Chart

    Chapter 4: Additional Basic Functions 4.4 Displaying Navigation Information, Using DISPLAY Although you can use your RayChart 620 with the whole screen devoted to the chart, you also have the option of displaying a wide range of navigational data. This information is normally presented in one or two windows, with the chart displayed in the rest of the screen.

  • Page 53: Changing Between Full Screen And Windows, Changing The Window Setup

    RayChart 620 Changing between Full Screen and Windows You can change between a full screen display and windowed display using the soft keys, as follows: FULL Clears any data windows and soft keys and uses the full screen for the chart display. The default soft key labels are displayed, if requested in your setup selection (see Chapter 6).

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    Chapter 4: Additional Basic Functions 3. Press the WINDOW SETUP soft key to display the selection keys and current settings, as shown in the following example. D3833-1 4. Use the two left-hand soft keys to select the number and location of the windows.

  • Page 55: Navigation

    RayChart 620 Navigation The Navigation display soft keys allow you to select a chart display with either of the following: • CDI, the Course Deviation Indicator, which shows off-course error as the distance your vessel is from the current track •...

  • Page 56: Man Overboard (mob)

    Chapter 4: Additional Basic Functions 4.5 Man Overboard (MOB) If you lose a person or object overboard, and need to return to the location, you should use the Man Overboard (MOB) function at once. To initiate the MOB procedure, press and hold the MARK key for two seconds.

  • Page 57: Alarms And Timers

    RayChart 620 4.6 Alarms and Timers The RayChart 620 reports the following alarms: Alarm Indicates: Arrival Your vessel has arrived at the active waypoint: it has either broken the arrival circle (the radius of which is set in Set Up) or, for an intermediate waypoint, is perpendicular to the route leg through that waypoint.

  • Page 58: Chapter 5: Using Stored Lists (edit), Introduction

    Chapter 5: Using Stored Lists (EDIT) Chapter 5: Using Stored Lists (EDIT) 5.1 Introduction The RayChart 620 allows you to perform a number of tasks using the information you have saved. This information includes waypoints, routes, events, track histories and the log. This chapter explains how to view, edit, use and print the stored information using the EDIT main menu.

  • Page 59: The Waypoint List, Viewing The Waypoint List

    RayChart 620 5.2 The Waypoint List Whenever you create a waypoint, it is added to the Waypoint List. The Waypoint List also includes any events you have marked, which have default names of the format xxx EV, and waypoints sent from a master RayChart as part of the active or selected route.

  • Page 60: Waypoint List Operations, Finding A Waypoint In The List

    Chapter 5: Using Stored Lists (EDIT) The box below the list gives the following details for the highlighted waypoint: • Position, in either latitude and longitude or TDs, depending on your setup • Bearing and range from your vessel’s current position •...

  • Page 61: Editing A Waypoint Or Adding A New Waypoint

    RayChart 620 2. Use the trackpad left and right edges to move to the first position in the waypoint name that you wish to edit. 3. Use the up and down edges to change the value. The RayChart tries to match the waypoint as you change each character (from left to right), and provides the nearest character for which there is a match in the waypoint list.

  • Page 62: The Current Route, Viewing The Current Route

    Chapter 5: Using Stored Lists (EDIT) 4. If you wish to add a new waypoint, press the NEW soft key. The waypoint name changes to xxx WPT, where xxx is the next available waypoint number. The other details remain the same. 5.

  • Page 63: Current Route Operations

    RayChart 620 The Current Route screen lists the waypoints for the current route, showing the waypoint symbol, number (assigned by the RayChart) and name for each waypoint. The box below the list gives the following details for the highlighted waypoint: •...

  • Page 64: The Route List, Viewing The Route List

    Chapter 5: Using Stored Lists (EDIT) 5.4 The Route List Whenever you create a route, its details are added to the Route List. You can store information for up to 20 routes in the RayChart’s memory. The Route List option allows you to perform the following tasks: •...

  • Page 65: Route List Operations

    RayChart 620 Route List Operations When the Route List is displayed, you can use the soft keys to display, delete, or follow a selected route, and display the details of the waypoints that make up the route: ROUTE DETAILS Displays the details of all the waypoints in the selected route, in the same format as the Waypoint List (see below), and allows you to follow the route or access the Route Edit screen...

  • Page 66: Route Details

    Chapter 5: Using Stored Lists (EDIT) Route Details To display the details of the currently highlighted route: 1. Press the ROUTE DETAILS soft key. The Route Details screen is displayed. D3817-1 This displays the details of the waypoints in the route, in the same format as the Waypoint List (see Section 5.2).

  • Page 67: Editing A Route Or Building A New Route

    RayChart 620 Editing a Route or Building a New Route You can edit an existing route, or build a new route, simply by selecting existing waypoints from the list. To edit an existing route or build a new route: 1. Display the Route Edit page, either: From the Route Details screen, by pressing ENTER, or From the Route List, by highlighting the required route and pressing ENTER.

  • Page 68: Finding And Displaying A Waypoint

    Chapter 5: Using Stored Lists (EDIT) d. When you have found the required waypoint, press the ADD WPT soft key to add the waypoint to the route. If you are inserting the waypoint into an existing route, the new waypoint is inserted immediately after the highlighted location, and all the other waypoints in the route are moved down the list.

  • Page 69: Displaying And Printing The Log, Printing

    RayChart 620 3. When the required waypoint name is displayed, press ENTER. The chart is repositioned, with the waypoint displayed in the centre of the screen. The waypoint data is shown in the object data box. 5.6 Displaying and Printing the Log A log entry is created every 30 minutes and the log keeps data from the last 24 hours.

  • Page 70: Chapter 6: Customizing The Raychart, Introduction

    Chapter 6: Customizing the RayChart 620 Chapter 6: Customizing the RayChart 6.1 Introduction Once you have installed your RayChart 620 and are familiar with its basic operation, you need to set it up so that it obtains the correct information from the equipment you have connected it to, operates according to your requirements, and displays information according to your preferences.

  • Page 71: Setting Up The Data, Setting The Defaults

    RayChart 620 6.2 Setting Up the Data The RayChart 620 allows you to set up a number of parameters that control the way it operates. These are accessed from the SET UP menu. The SET UP menu options control the following: •...

  • Page 72: Setting Up The System

    Chapter 6: Customizing the RayChart 620 D3836-1 For parameters, a window appears listing the settings available, with the current setting highlighted. For parameters that have a numeric value, a single value (or OFF) is displayed, that can be adjusted. 5. Use the up and down trackpad controls to move the selection bar up and down the list, or to increase or decrease the value.

  • Page 73: Input Selection

    RayChart 620 Parameter/Menu Options Factory Default Default Input Selection SeaTalk SeaTalk External NMEA GPS sensor Units Menu Distance Nautical miles Nautical miles Statute miles Kilometers Depth Feet Feet Fathoms Metres Temperature Centigrade Centigrade Fahrenheit Speed Knots Knots Miles per hour Kilometers per hour Printer Baud Rate 300, 600, 1200,...

  • Page 74: Units, Language, Printer Baud Rate, Date And Time

    Chapter 6: Customizing the RayChart 620 The data input and output available for the three options is summarised in the following table. Setup Options Port SEATALK EXT NMEA SeaTalk Priority 1 Priority 2 NMEA Units Choose your preferred units for speed, depth and temperature. The units you set will be used to display all data, including information received from other instruments on the system.

  • Page 75: Head Up Response, Simulator, Keypress Sound, Help

    RayChart 620 Head Up Response The Head Up Response controls the damping of the chart rotation when Head Up mode is selected. The default value is +/-10°, which means that the chart will only be rotated, and the screen redrawn, if your vessel’s heading has changed by more the 10°...

  • Page 76: Setting Up The Navigation Data, Heading, Magnetic Variation

    Chapter 6: Customizing the RayChart 620 Setting Up the Navigation Data The NAVIGATE option from the Set Up menu allows you to set up your navigation preferences . The following table lists the Navigate parameters and their options, shows the factory default setting, and provides a space for you to make a note of your new default setting.

  • Page 77: Position Resolution, Td Settings Menu, Map Datum And Fix Datum, Position Correction

    RayChart 620 Position Resolution When working with position information in latitude and longitude, you can display any position data to either two or three decimal places. Alternatively, you can select TD to display all your position information in Loran TDs. TD Settings Menu If you are using a Loran position fixer, set the TD parameters to the required values.

  • Page 78: Waypoint Name, Waypoint Display, Course Vector

    Chapter 6: Customizing the RayChart 620 Parameter Options Factory Default Default Waypoint Name 3 characters 6 characters 6 characters 16 characters None Waypoint Display Course Vector SHORT SHORT LONG INFINITE Heading Vector SHORT SHORT LONG INFINITE Wind Vector Tide Vector Dead Reckoning Cursor Data Box Waypoint Name...

  • Page 79: Heading Vector, Wind Vector, Tide Vector, Dead Reckoning, Cursor Data Box

    RayChart 620 Heading Vector When the Heading Vector is switched on, your vessel is displayed on the chart with a line extending from the bow indicating the current heading. You can select the length of the vector line; an “infinite” vector extends to the edge of the chart or to land.

  • Page 80: Setting Up The Alarms And Timers, Alarms

    Chapter 6: Customizing the RayChart 620 Setting Up the Alarms and Timers You can set up the following navigational alarms and timers: Parameter Options Factory Default Default Arrival Radius Alarm Arrival radius value Off Course Alarm Value Anchor Alarm Value Danger Zone Alarm Value Countdown Timer...

  • Page 81: Timers, Fix Status

    RayChart 620 • Danger zone alarm specifies the radius of a circle around marks classed as dangerous (see page 34): when your vessel reaches this circle the alarm sounds Timers The timer controls have the following functions: • Countdown timer counts down from selected time (in hours, minutes and seconds);...

  • Page 82: Memory C-card

    Chapter 6: Customizing the RayChart 620 To initialize the position fixer: 1. Press the INITIALIZE soft key. The current date, time and position settings are shown. 2. Use the trackpad to edit the entries to the required values, and press INITIALIZE to send them to the position fixer. 3.

  • Page 83

    RayChart 620 If the device is not available, press MENU to select the other slot for display. 4. Use the trackpad to select the type of data (Waypoints, Marks, Track or a Route) you wish to save. Note: All data of the selected type is saved into the file, except for Routes where only the currently selected route is saved.

  • Page 84: Customizing The Screen Display, Setting The Cartography Detail

    Chapter 6: Customizing the RayChart 620 Alternatively, to remove all the data from the card, press FORMAT C-CARD. Then press ENTER to confirm the deletion, or CLEAR to abandon the operation. 3. Press CLEAR to return to the chart display. 6.3 Customizing the Screen Display You can customize the display of your RayChart 620 so that all the information you require is available at the touch of a button, and in the...

  • Page 85

    RayChart 620 4. Use the trackpad to move up or down the list and highlight the item you require, then press ENTER to accept your selection. The parameters for that option are then displayed. 5. Use the trackpad to highlight the required setting, and press ENTER.

  • Page 86: Chart Orientation

    Chapter 6: Customizing the RayChart 620 Chart Orientation You can select the normal orientation of your chart according to your personal preference. The orientation can be one of the following: • North Up: The chart is displayed with north upwards. This is the standard chart mode.

  • Page 87: Setting Up Windows

    RayChart 620 Setting Up Windows The RayChart 620 includes 6 default sets of data that can be displayed using the DISPLAY key options, as described in Chapter 4. These options allow you to select the data set to be displayed in either one or two windows, with a choice of window positions.

  • Page 88

    Chapter 6: Customizing the RayChart 620 4. Highlight one of the data options in either the NAVDATA or SEATALK menu, and press ENTER. The data appears in the window at the top of the screen. Some items, such as CDI, fill the entire window. Most of the SeaTalk items take up one line, but some (such as the FULL WAYPOINT selection) take up 2 lines.

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    RayChart 620...

  • Page 90: Chapter 7: Installation, Introduction

    Chapter 7: Installation Chapter 7: Installation 7.1 Introduction This chapter explains how to install the RayChart 620. The RayChart 620 can be trunnion (yoke) or panel mounted. It must be connected to a power supply and to a position fixer, and can also be connected to other units via the SeaTalk or NMEA connections.

  • Page 91: Packing List, Planning The Installation

    RayChart 620 This chapter covers the following topics: • Packing list • Planning the installation • Mounting the RayChart • RayChart connections • System check and initial setup If you are connecting your RayChart to a larger system, you should refer to the installation instructions for the other units and for connection to the SeaTalk bus.

  • Page 92: Selecting A Location

    Chapter 7: Installation Selecting a Location The RayChart can be mounted in two ways: • Attached to a bulkhead, using the trunnion bracket already fitted to the display • On a panel (tabletop or console), using the mounting kit provided...

  • Page 93: Connection Options

    RayChart 620 The RayChart is waterproof and provided with a sun cover. It is designed for above or below deck installation, where it is: • Easily read by the helmsman • Protected against physical damage • At least 230mm (9in) from a compass •...

  • Page 94: Cabling

    Chapter 7: Installation Setup Options Port SEATALK EXT. NMEA SeaTalk In SeaTalk data — — (Priority 1) Out SeaTalk data — — Nav data GLL, GGA, RMC, VTG, — (Priority 2) VHW, HDM, HDT, HDG, BWC, GSA, GSV and Raytheon sentences Out Reset and init Reset and init —...

  • Page 95: Emc Installation Guidelines

    RayChart 620 EMC Installation Guidelines All Raytheon equipment and accessories are designed to the best industry standards for use in the leisure marine environment. Their design and manufacture conforms to the appropriate Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) standards, but good installation is required to ensure that performance is not compromised.

  • Page 96: Mounting The Raychart, Trunnion Mounting, Panel Mounting

    Chapter 7: Installation If your Raytheon equipment is going to be connected to other equipment using a cable not supplied by Raytheon, a suppression ferrite MUST always be fitted to the cable close to the Raytheon unit. 7.4 Mounting the RayChart The RayChart can be mounted using the trunnion (yoke) bracket already fitted, or panel mounted using the supplied mounting kit.

  • Page 97: Raychart Connections

    RayChart 620 1 Gasket 2 Thumb nuts (4 off) 3 Thumb studs (4 off) 9. Slide the unit into the panel cut-out. A suitable sealant may be used between the gasket (1) and panel to prevent moisture entering the panel. 10.

  • Page 98: Power And I/o Connection, Dc Power

    Chapter 7: Installation Power and I/O Connection The DC power, NMEA (navaid) input/output and/or printer output should be connected at the rear Power/NMEA J5 seven-pin connector, as shown above. The pin functions are listed in the table below. Pin No. Function Colour Battery positive (10.7 - 32 VDC)

  • Page 99: Nmea Connection, Printer Connection, Gps Connection

    RayChart 620 Connect the power supply using the standard power cable supplied, as follows: 1. Connect the moulded power plug to the power connection on the rear of the RayChart. Run the free end back to the vessel’s distribution panel. 2.

  • Page 100: Seatalk Connection, System Check And Initial Setup, System Check

    Chapter 7: Installation If you are connecting the RayStar 112 GPS to your RayChart, use the connection cable provided. The GPS port’s pin functions, referenced to the GPS, are listed in the table below. Pin No. GPS Function Colour +12V DC 0V DC Black Ground I/O...

  • Page 101: Switch On And Initial Setup, Emc Checks Before Going To Sea

    RayChart 620 Note: If you are the boat owner and have performed the installation yourself, you should ask your dealer to check the installation before going to sea. Switch On and Initial Setup 1. Press the POWER key to switch on the display unit. 2.

  • Page 102: Routine Maintenance, Cabling And Connections, Emc Servicing And Safety Guidelines, Advice

    Chapter 8: Maintenance and Problem Solving Chapter 8: Maintenance and Problem Solving This chapter provides information on routine maintenance and on possible causes of problems you may experience with your RayChart. 8.1 Routine Maintenance The RayChart is a sealed unit. Maintenance procedures are therefore limited to cleaning and periodical checks.

  • Page 103: Problem Solving, Unit Test And Reset

    RayChart 620 If the connections are secure, refer to the Problem Solving section. If the fault cannot be traced or rectified, please contact your nearest Raytheon dealer or Service Centre. Always quote the product serial number. This number is printed on the rear of the RayChart, below the connectors.

  • Page 104

    Chapter 8: Maintenance and Problem Solving Note: If you plan to reset your system, you may wish to copy any stored data to a Memory C-Card first, since all stored data in the RayChart is cleared by the memory reset. To use the Unit Test options: 1.

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  • Page 106: Appendix A: Data Input And Output, A.1 Data Standards, Seatalk, Nmea

    Appendix A: Data Input and Output Appendix A: Data Input and Output In addition to the data received from the position fixer, the RayChart 620 can display information received via the NMEA or SeaTalk connections, and also output data. This appendix provides information on the data standards, and the data input and output when your RayChart is part of an extended system.

  • Page 107: A.2 Seatalk Or Nmea Data Input And Output

    RayChart 620 The information is passed in “sentences”, each of which has a three- letter identifier. When you check to see if one piece of equipment will “talk” to another, make sure that the two pieces of equipment both use the same identifiers.

  • Page 108: A.3 Loran Gris

    Appendix A: Data Input and Output Setup Options Port SEATALK EXT. NMEA SeaTalk In SeaTalk data — — (Priority 1) Out SeaTalk data — — Nav data GLL, GGA, RMC, VTG, — (Priority 2) VHW, HDM, HDT, HDG, BWC, GSA, GSV and Raytheon sentences Out Reset and init Reset and init...

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  • Page 110: Appendix B: Specification

    Appendix B: Specification Appendix B: Specification This appendix provides the physical and electrical specification for the RayChart. Size 22.6 x 33.2 x 6.0 cm (8.9” x 13” x 2.4”), excluding trunnion Weight 1.55 Kg (55 oz) Waterproofing To CFR46; suitable for external mounting Mounting Trunnion (yoke) or panel Power...

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  • Page 112: Glossary, G.1 Terms

    Glossary Glossary This glossary explains the terms and abbreviations that may be unfamiliar to the reader. G.1 Terms Bearing The direction of an object from the observer. Can be stated as an angle relative to either true or magnetic North. Course The direction in which the vessel is to be steered or is being steered.

  • Page 113: G.2 Abbreviations

    RayChart 620 Soft key A key without a printed label, whose function depends on the context in which it is used. The current function is indicated by a label on the screen immediately above the soft key. Relative Motion The mode in which the chart moves to keep the vessel’s location in the centre of the display.

  • Page 114

    Glossary NMEA National Marine Electronics Association (interconnection standard) Speed Over Ground. A calculation of the rate of movement of the vessel over the ground. Time Difference. The difference in time of arrival (measured in microseconds) of the two Loran signals, one from the master transmitting station and the other from the secondary.

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  • Page 116: Index

    Index Dead Reckoning 66 Index Deleting a route 30 Deleting waypoints on-screen 26 Depth range 21 Display features 6 DISPLAY key 39 Advice 89 Alarms EDIT menu option 45–56 handling 44 Editing on-screen setting up 67 route information 27 ALLINFO soft key 20 routes 26 Arrival alarm 30 waypoint details (GO TO) 22...

  • Page 117

    RayChart 620 Keypress sound 62 Objects 20 Keys Orientation of chart 73 CENTER soft key 18 DISPLAY 39 EVENT 35 GO TO soft key 21 Packing list 78 MARK 34, 43 Planning routes 49 MENU 36, 57–75 Plotter setup 64 operation 3 Plotter Mode 17, 72 RANGE 17...

  • Page 118

    Index Safety 15, 89 Waypoint List 46 Screen customization 71 Waypoint symbol 28 SeaTalk connection 87 Waypoints SeaTalk data 61, 74, 80, 94 adding and editing in lists 48 SeaTalk ports 80 adding on-screen 24 SeaTalk standard 93 editing GO TO details 22 Selecting a route 24, 52 external capture 25 Set Up menu 58–71...

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    Printed in England Document No. G623757-5 Raytheon Marine Company 676 Island Pond Road Manchester, NH 03109-5420 TEL (603) 647-7530 FAX (603) 634-4756 Raytheon Marine Europe Ltd. Anchorage Park, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO3 5TD, England TEL (01705) 693611 FAX (01705) 694642...

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