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  • Raymarine RL70C User Manual (218 pages)

    Raymarine rl70c radar: user guide

    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................................................................................................................................................................