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Raymarine RL70C User Manual

Raymarine RL70C User Manual (218 pages)

Raymarine RL70C Radar: User Guide  
Brand: Raymarine | Category: Radar | Size: 3.22 MB
Table of contents
Table Of Contents7................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 1: Overview15................................................................................................................................................................
Introduction15................................................................................................................................................................
How to Use This Handbook15................................................................................................................................................................
Terminology17................................................................................................................................................................
General17................................................................................................................................................................
Display Unit18................................................................................................................................................................
Scanner18................................................................................................................................................................
Display Unit Features19................................................................................................................................................................
Operating Modes19................................................................................................................................................................
Window Options19................................................................................................................................................................
The Pathfinder Radar Display21................................................................................................................................................................
Pathfinder Radar Display Options21................................................................................................................................................................
Radar Functions24................................................................................................................................................................
The Chartplotter Display25................................................................................................................................................................
Chartplotter Display Options25................................................................................................................................................................
Chartplotter Functions26................................................................................................................................................................
Operating Controls28................................................................................................................................................................
Trackpad and Cursor28................................................................................................................................................................
Moving the Cursor29................................................................................................................................................................
Context-Sensitive Cursor Control29................................................................................................................................................................
Dedicated Keys30................................................................................................................................................................
Soft Keys30................................................................................................................................................................
Pop-Up Menus31................................................................................................................................................................
Database Lists32................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 2 Getting Started & Adjusting the Display33................................................................................................................................................................
Conventions Used33................................................................................................................................................................
Simulator33................................................................................................................................................................
Switching the Display On and Off34................................................................................................................................................................
Radar Mode34................................................................................................................................................................
Chart Mode36................................................................................................................................................................
Simulator Mode37................................................................................................................................................................
Changing the Lighting and Contrast38................................................................................................................................................................
Controlling the Display39................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting the Mode of Operation39................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting a Half-Screen Window for Display40................................................................................................................................................................
Switching Control Between Radar & Chart Screens43................................................................................................................................................................
Returning to the Full-Screen Display43................................................................................................................................................................
Customising the Screen Presentation Options45................................................................................................................................................................
Switching the Cursor Data Box On and Off45................................................................................................................................................................
Switching Radar Range Rings or Chart Grid On and Off45................................................................................................................................................................
Data Boxes46................................................................................................................................................................
Waypoint Display - Radar mode46................................................................................................................................................................
Custom Options - Chart mode47................................................................................................................................................................
Radar Display Control Functions48................................................................................................................................................................
Using the Zoom Function48................................................................................................................................................................
Offsetting the Centre49................................................................................................................................................................
Hiding the Ship's Heading Marker (SHM)50................................................................................................................................................................
Chart Display Control Functions51................................................................................................................................................................
Moving Around the Chart51................................................................................................................................................................
Changing the Chart Centre51................................................................................................................................................................
Using FIND SHIP52................................................................................................................................................................
Changing the Chart Scale53................................................................................................................................................................
Typical Chart Scenarios55................................................................................................................................................................
Place and Goto A Waypoint56................................................................................................................................................................
Make and Follow a Route58................................................................................................................................................................
Review Your Passage Plan60................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying the Radar and Synchronising Radar & Chart62................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 3: Standard Radar Operations65................................................................................................................................................................
Range Control66................................................................................................................................................................
Changing the Range66................................................................................................................................................................
The Standard Range Scale66................................................................................................................................................................
Determining Actual Radar Range67................................................................................................................................................................
Interpreting and Adjusting the Radar Picture68................................................................................................................................................................
Identifying False Echo Returns69................................................................................................................................................................
Side Lobes69................................................................................................................................................................
Indirect Echoes70................................................................................................................................................................
Multiple Echoes70................................................................................................................................................................
Blind Sectors or Shadow Effect70................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting Gain, Sea Clutter and Rain Clutter71................................................................................................................................................................
Gain Control and Sea Control72................................................................................................................................................................
Tuning the Receiver73................................................................................................................................................................
Rain Clutter Control, using RAIN and FTC74................................................................................................................................................................
Changing the Targets Display75................................................................................................................................................................
Interference Rejection76................................................................................................................................................................
Target Expansion76................................................................................................................................................................
Target Wakes76................................................................................................................................................................
Measuring Range and Bearing Using VRM/EBLs77................................................................................................................................................................
Measuring Range and Bearing to Target from Vessel78................................................................................................................................................................
Placing a VRM/EBL78................................................................................................................................................................
Moving an Existing VRM/EBL79................................................................................................................................................................
Deleting an Existing VRM/EBL80................................................................................................................................................................
Measuring Range and Bearing Between Targets (FLOAT)80................................................................................................................................................................
Floating a VRM/EBL80................................................................................................................................................................
Moving and Unfloating a Floating EBL81................................................................................................................................................................
Controlling VRM/EBL Data Boxes82................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Guard Zones and Alarms83................................................................................................................................................................
Placing a Guard Zone84................................................................................................................................................................
Moving, Reshaping or Deleting a Guard Zone85................................................................................................................................................................
Controlling Guard Zone Alarms86................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 4: Integrated Radar Operations87................................................................................................................................................................
Changing the Heading Mode88................................................................................................................................................................
Heading Modes88................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting the Heading Mode89................................................................................................................................................................
Effect on VRM/EBLs89................................................................................................................................................................
Using Marks90................................................................................................................................................................
Placing a Mark90................................................................................................................................................................
Moving or Deleting a Mark91................................................................................................................................................................
Man Overboard (MOB)91................................................................................................................................................................
Cursor Echo92................................................................................................................................................................
Safety93................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 5: Standard Chart Operations93................................................................................................................................................................
Inserting a Chart Card94................................................................................................................................................................
Using Chart Cards94................................................................................................................................................................
Removing a Chart Card95................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying the Chart Data95................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Object Information96................................................................................................................................................................
Chart Source Data96................................................................................................................................................................
Port Area97................................................................................................................................................................
Tide Data98................................................................................................................................................................
Nearest99................................................................................................................................................................
Working with Waypoints100................................................................................................................................................................
Placing a Waypoint101................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting a Waypoint102................................................................................................................................................................
Waypoint Data Display102................................................................................................................................................................
Editing the Waypoint Details103................................................................................................................................................................
Erasing a Waypoint104................................................................................................................................................................
Moving a Waypoint105................................................................................................................................................................
Working with Routes106................................................................................................................................................................
Creating a New Route107................................................................................................................................................................
Saving the Current Route108................................................................................................................................................................
Clearing the Current Route109................................................................................................................................................................
Retrieve a Route From the Database110................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Route Information110................................................................................................................................................................
Route Leg and Waypoint Information111................................................................................................................................................................
Using Route Information to Review Your Passage Plan111................................................................................................................................................................
Using the Route List to Erase and Name a Route112................................................................................................................................................................
Editing a Route113................................................................................................................................................................
Inserting a Waypoint into a Route113................................................................................................................................................................
Adding Waypoints at the End of the Route114................................................................................................................................................................
Removing a Waypoint from the Route114................................................................................................................................................................
Reversing the Route114................................................................................................................................................................
Following Routes and Going to Points115................................................................................................................................................................
Follow a Route116................................................................................................................................................................
Target Point Arrival117................................................................................................................................................................
Other Follow Route Options117................................................................................................................................................................
Joining a Route117................................................................................................................................................................
Advancing to a Waypoint118................................................................................................................................................................
Restart Cross Track Error (XTE)118................................................................................................................................................................
Going To an Individual Target Point118................................................................................................................................................................
Stop Follow or Stop Goto119................................................................................................................................................................
Transferring Waypoints and Routes120................................................................................................................................................................
Displayed SeaTalk Waypoints120................................................................................................................................................................
Managing Database Lists120................................................................................................................................................................
Using Tracks122................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up a Track122................................................................................................................................................................
Clearing the Current Track123................................................................................................................................................................
Managing Tracks123................................................................................................................................................................
Saving and Naming a Track123................................................................................................................................................................
Naming, Erasing and Showing a Track124................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 6: Further Chart Operations125................................................................................................................................................................
Measuring Distances Using the VRM/EBL Key126................................................................................................................................................................
Alarms and Timers128................................................................................................................................................................
Alarm Reporting128................................................................................................................................................................
External Alarms128................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Alarms and Timers128................................................................................................................................................................
GPS Setup132................................................................................................................................................................
Data Log Mode133................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 7: Setting Up the System Defaults135................................................................................................................................................................
Changing the Set Up Parameters136................................................................................................................................................................
System Set Up Parameters138................................................................................................................................................................
Bearing Mode140................................................................................................................................................................
Cursor Reference140................................................................................................................................................................
Cursor Readout140................................................................................................................................................................
Day/Night141................................................................................................................................................................
Help141................................................................................................................................................................
Key Beep141................................................................................................................................................................
MOB Data141................................................................................................................................................................
Menu Timeout Period141................................................................................................................................................................
Units142................................................................................................................................................................
Variation Source142................................................................................................................................................................
Auto Mode142................................................................................................................................................................
Manual Mode142................................................................................................................................................................
Date and Time Settings143................................................................................................................................................................
Language144................................................................................................................................................................
Radar Set Up Parameters145................................................................................................................................................................
EBL Display145................................................................................................................................................................
Timed Transmission Option146................................................................................................................................................................
Marks Options146................................................................................................................................................................
Custom Scale146................................................................................................................................................................
Bearing Alignment147................................................................................................................................................................
Advanced Settings148................................................................................................................................................................
Display Timing148................................................................................................................................................................
STC Preset149................................................................................................................................................................
Tune Preset149................................................................................................................................................................
Chart Set Up Parameters150................................................................................................................................................................
Customise Chart150................................................................................................................................................................
Plotter Mode151................................................................................................................................................................
Chart Orientation151................................................................................................................................................................
Object Information152................................................................................................................................................................
Waypoint Options152................................................................................................................................................................
Vectors152................................................................................................................................................................
Radar/Chart Synch152................................................................................................................................................................
Datum Selection152................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 8: Installation155................................................................................................................................................................
Planning the Installation156................................................................................................................................................................
EMC Installation Guidelines156................................................................................................................................................................
Unpacking and Inspecting the Components158................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting the Display Unit Site159................................................................................................................................................................
Cable Runs161................................................................................................................................................................
Power Cable161................................................................................................................................................................
Inter-Unit Cable162................................................................................................................................................................
Mounting the Display Unit163................................................................................................................................................................
Trunnion (Yoke) Mounting163................................................................................................................................................................
Console Mounting164................................................................................................................................................................
Display Unit Connections165................................................................................................................................................................
Grounding the System165................................................................................................................................................................
DC Power Connection165................................................................................................................................................................
Power for External Equipment165................................................................................................................................................................
Display Unit Connection166................................................................................................................................................................
Scanner Connection (master displays)167................................................................................................................................................................
Power and NMEA Input Connection168................................................................................................................................................................
Radar System Tests and Post Installation Alignment169................................................................................................................................................................
System Check169................................................................................................................................................................
Switch On and Initial Setup169................................................................................................................................................................
Radar System Checks and Adjustments170................................................................................................................................................................
Transmission Check170................................................................................................................................................................
Display Timing Adjustment172................................................................................................................................................................
EMC Conformance173................................................................................................................................................................
Integrated Systems174................................................................................................................................................................
HSB™ High Speed Bus175................................................................................................................................................................
HSB Connection175................................................................................................................................................................
SeaTalk® and NMEA In176................................................................................................................................................................
SeaTalk178................................................................................................................................................................
SeaTalk Connection178................................................................................................................................................................
NMEA 0183180................................................................................................................................................................
NMEA Input Connection180................................................................................................................................................................
Using the SeaTalk Auxiliary Junction Box181................................................................................................................................................................
Data Output182................................................................................................................................................................
Data Conversion182................................................................................................................................................................
Integrated System Checks183................................................................................................................................................................
Chart Display - RL70RC, RC520183................................................................................................................................................................
Received Data183................................................................................................................................................................
Transmitted Data183................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 9: Maintenance and Problem Solving185................................................................................................................................................................
Maintenance185................................................................................................................................................................
Warnings185................................................................................................................................................................
Routine Checks185................................................................................................................................................................
EMC Servicing and Safety Guidelines185................................................................................................................................................................
Resetting the System186................................................................................................................................................................
Problem Solving187................................................................................................................................................................
Common Problems and Their Solutions187................................................................................................................................................................
How to Contact Raytheon (US)187................................................................................................................................................................
For Marine Product and Services Information187................................................................................................................................................................
For Accessories and Parts187................................................................................................................................................................
For Technical Support188................................................................................................................................................................
For Product Repair and Service188................................................................................................................................................................
How to Contact Raytheon (Europe)189................................................................................................................................................................
Technical Support189................................................................................................................................................................
Accessories and Parts189................................................................................................................................................................
Worldwide Support189................................................................................................................................................................
Appendix A: Specification191................................................................................................................................................................
HSB Series 7" LCD Displays191................................................................................................................................................................
Radar Features192................................................................................................................................................................
Chartplotter Features193................................................................................................................................................................
Interfacing194................................................................................................................................................................
Appendix B: Using the Auxiliary Junction Box to Connect a SeaTalk GPS and Differential Beacon Receiver195................................................................................................................................................................
Raystar 112, 105, Apelco 182 and 182XT196................................................................................................................................................................
Autohelm GPS, Z260 and Z273197................................................................................................................................................................
Raystar 112LP (SeaTalk version)198................................................................................................................................................................
Raystar 114 Combined GPS and Differential Beacon Receiver199................................................................................................................................................................
Appendix C: C-MAP Chart Card Features201................................................................................................................................................................
Appendix D: SeaTalk and NMEA Data Received and Transmitted205................................................................................................................................................................
Abbreviations207................................................................................................................................................................
Index209................................................................................................................................................................