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Panasonic CN-GP50N Operating Instructions Manual

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Portable Navigation System
CN-GP50N

Operating Instructions

Navigation Software
English (UK)
V1.0
Before using this product, please read the "Safety information" in the "Important
information" document.

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  • Page 1: Operating Instructions

    Portable Navigation System CN-GP50N Operating Instructions Navigation Software English (UK) V1.0 Before using this product, please read the "Safety information" in the "Important information" document.
  • Page 2 Copyright The information contained herein may be changed at any time without prior notification. This manual nor any parts thereof may not be reproduced for any purpose whatsoever without the express written consent of Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd., nor transmitted in any form either electronically or mechanically, including photocopying and recording.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Introduction ...5 About this Manual ...5 Legal Notice ...5 1.2.1 Liability...5 1.2.2 Trademarks...5 Customer Service ...5 Safety Information...5 Using the Navigation System for the First Time ...6 Operating the Navigation System...6 Volume...6 Opening the Map ...6 Opening the Menu Window ...7 Further Functions of the Navigation Device...7 Information ...7 Software Keyboard ...8...
  • Page 4 Deleting Favourites ...19 Routes with Stages...20 Route Planning ...20 6.1.1 Entering the Starting Point...20 6.1.2 Entering Route Points...21 6.1.3 Editing Route Points ...21 Saving Routes ...22 Managing Routes...22 6.3.1 Loading Routes...22 6.3.2 Renaming Routes ...22 6.3.3 Deleting Routes ...23 Navigation ...23 6.4.1 Calculating and Displaying Routes ...23 6.4.2...
  • Page 5: Introduction

    Legal Notice 1.2.1 Liability The software and the present manual are subject to change without notice. Panasonic is not liable for the accuracy of the information contained in this manual or for damages resulting from the use of this manual. 1.2.2...
  • Page 6: Using The Navigation System For The First Time

    Using the Navigation System for the First Time The navigation system is ready for use after it has been connected to the power supply. 1. Turn the device on. The L ANGUAGE 2. Tap on the language you would like to use. The map opens in Standard mode.
  • Page 7: Opening The Menu Window

    The GPS symbol can show the following GPS reception status: No GPS: The built-in GPS receiver is not operational. Contact customer service if the problem persists. No Signal: Data is being received from less than three satellites. The position cannot be calculated.
  • Page 8: Software Keyboard

    The device is being supplied by an external power source. The battery is being charged. The device is being supplied by its internal battery. The battery charge is sufficient. The device is being supplied by its internal battery. The battery charge is low.
  • Page 9: Lists

    Special Keys enters a space character. deletes the character in front of the cursor. opens the numeric keypad. opens the letter keyboard. opens the special characters keyboard. As soon as you have entered a special character the letter keyboard reappears. Lists Often, lists appear from which you can select an entry.
  • Page 10: Navigation

    Navigation Impaired GPS Reception If GPS reception is impaired, navigation will be interrupted. The navigation software remains active. As soon as GPS reception is restored, the navigation system calculates any change of position which has occurred in the meantime. You may simply continue navigation.
  • Page 11: Point Of Interest (Poi)

    3. Enter the name of the destination street. You can also enter the name of a well-known object, e.g. "Olympic stadium" or "Eiffel tower". 4. Enter the house number. If you don't know the house number, or if you specified an object in the preceding step, then leave the field empty.
  • Page 12 Note: The Direct Access section offers three categories of POI from the current vicinity which can be searched for quickly and without additional entry. For more detailed information, please refer to chapter "Direct Access to POI" on page 14. 1. In the M The POI N 2.
  • Page 13: Information About The Destination

    The POI IN A 2. Enter the name or the postal code of the destination town. 3. Tap a category from which you would like to select a POI. If sub-categories exist for the category you have selected, the Sub Category list opens.
  • Page 14: Direct Access To Poi

    4.1.5 Direct Access to POI The Direct Access section contains three categories of POI. Destinations in your vicinity that correspond to one of these categories can be listed quickly, without the need for additional entry. In the M ► available in the Direct Access section. Note: GPS reception must be sufficient for determining position.
  • Page 15: Navigating Homewards

    Information: Information on how to save a destination can be found in chapter "Saving Destinations" on page 17. 1. In the M 2. Tap the destination to which you would like to navigate. 3. Tap the Start Navigation button. The map opens in Preview mode. Information: For detailed information on how to start navigation, please refer to chapter "Starting Navigation", page 16.
  • Page 16: Determining Destinations On The Map

    Wait some seconds. The map opens in Preview mode. Information: For detailed information on how to start navigation, please refer to chapter "Starting Navigation", page 16. Determining Destinations on the Map You may indicate a destination directly on the map. In addition to towns and streets, you may also select POI quickly.
  • Page 17: Managing Destinations

    Route Profile A so called route profile forms the basis of the route calculation. Tap the Route Profile button if you want to view or change the route profile. Note: If you change the route options, these remain valid for subsequent navigation.
  • Page 18: Editing Favourites

    4. Tap the Home Address button if you want to save the destination as your home address. The Yes value is now written in black and underlined. You can then always start navigation to this destination very quickly by tapping Destination > Home in the M 5.
  • Page 19: Setting Up A Voice Command

    The Yes value is now written in black and underlined. 4. Tap the Save button. The previous window opens again. The selected favourite has now been saved as your home address. By default, its icon is a small house. Its name is now "My Address". 5.2.3 Setting up a Voice Command You can set up a voice command for any destination from the...
  • Page 20: Routes With Stages

    3. Tap the Yes button. The F AVOURITES listed. Routes with Stages It is possible to plan routes without GPS reception, in the comfort of your home for example. Planned routes can be saved for later use. This allows you to plan as many routes as you like e.g. for your holidays. Route Planning In the M ►...
  • Page 21: Entering Route Points

    Changing the Starting Point Tap the Specify Starting Point field. ► The S TARTING starting point. Proceed as described above. 6.1.2 Entering Route Points Route points of a route are destinations that you want to navigate to. The flow number for each route point can be found on a button in front of it.
  • Page 22: Saving Routes

    Information: For detailed information on how to start navigation, please refer to chapter "Navigation", page 23. Saving Routes You can save each planned route under a particular name. Note: Only the start point and route points will be saved, not, however, the calculated route.
  • Page 23: Deleting Routes

    6.3.3 Deleting Routes 2. Tap the route that you want to delete. 3. Tap Options > Delete. A dialog window prompts you to confirm deletion. 4. Tap the Yes button. The L Navigation The route must be calculated first. You may then start navigation or just simulate it.
  • Page 24: Starting Navigation

    6.4.3 Starting Navigation You have calculated and displayed a route. Route Profile A so called route profile forms the basis of the route calculation. Tap the Route Profile button if you want to view or change the route profile. Note: If you change the route options, these remain valid for subsequent navigation.
  • Page 25 Delete All: Deletes all destinations from the L then empty. A dialog window prompts you to confirm deletion. Delete Destination: Deletes the highlighted destination from the list (L ESTINATIONS deletion. Edit: Opens a window to edit the selected destination. Factory Settings: Opens a window in which you can reset all settings to the original factory settings.
  • Page 26: Working With The Map

    Traffic: Opens the T RAFFIC listed. For detailed information, please refer to chapter "TMC (Traffic Information)", page 33. Working with the Map Maps Even if you have stored several navigation maps on the SD Memory Card in your navigation system, it can only operate with one map at a time.
  • Page 27: Map In Preview Mode

    Information: For more detailed information, please refer to chapter "Map in Destination Search Mode" on page 30. Functions of the Map in Standard Mode When the map is open in Standard mode, tap any point on the map. Buttons with various functions will be displayed. 2D/3D: Changes between 2D and 3D mode.
  • Page 28: Map In Navigation Mode

    You will see the total distance for the route in a small info box, together with the estimated trip time and the estimated time of arrival. Note: The data displayed depends on the settings you have configured in the M window under Settings >...
  • Page 29 When two manoeuvres need to be executed in quick succession, the small arrow field indicates the second manoeuvre to be executed. The large arrow field shows a schematic depiction of the next junction which you should turn on to. The remaining distance to this junction is displayed beneath.
  • Page 30: Map In Destination Search Mode

    Quitting Navigation 1. Tap the Menu button. The M 2. Tap the Stop Navigation button to quit navigation. A dialog window prompts you to confirm. 3. Tap the Yes button. Functions of the Map in Navigation Mode When the map is open in Navigation mode, tap any point on the map. Buttons with various functions will be displayed.
  • Page 31: Operating In Destination Search Mode

    Zoom Out: The map section shown becomes larger, but you will see fewer details. Zoom In: The map section becomes smaller, but you will see more details. Zoom Mode: When this button is active, you can plot a map section with your finger.
  • Page 32 The geographical coordinates of the destination and the corresponding address are shown in the bottom third of the screen. 2. Tap the Buttons with various functions will be displayed. Note: Not all functions are always available. The Interim Destination function for example is only available when you are currently navigating. Take Me There: Starts navigation to the selected point.
  • Page 33: Useful Functions

    Useful Functions GPS Status, Storing the Current Location In the GPS S navigation system retrieves from the received GPS signals. 1. In the M The current location can be stored in the F 2. Tap the Save Position button. The S blinks in the Name field.
  • Page 34: Tmc Settings

    In the M ► The T RAFFIC Selecting the Type of Displayed Messages Above the list, the Traffic reports button shows the type of traffic messaging listed and how many messages of this type are listed. 1. Tap the Traffic reports button. 2.
  • Page 35: Changing The Navigation Settings

    Hold frequency: Use the arrow keys of the station section to select ► another station. The system will not search for another station if reception becomes poor. Recalculate Route Tap on Recalculate Route to determine the effect new messages concerning your route have on route calculation. Automatically: An alternative route avoiding the traffic obstruction ►...
  • Page 36 1. Tap the A list with all possible values opens. The value that is currently valid is marked. 2. Tap the desired value. 3. Tap the OK button. The list closes. The new value will be displayed. For each setting there is a see a precise explanation of the corresponding setting.
  • Page 37: Index

    Index Address Indicate ... 10 Block... 30 Calibration ... 25 Change Icon ... 19 Configuration ... 35 Current Position Save... 33 Data entry... 9 Delete Favourites ... 19 Routes ... 23 Destination Address... 10 Direct Access... 14 Favourites ... 14 From Map ...
  • Page 38 Last Destinations Destination... 14 Indicate ... 14 Destination Search ... 30 Navigation... 28 Preview ... 27 Standard ... 26 Menu ... 7 My Address ... 18 Navigation Block ... 30 Interim Destination... 30 No GPS reception... 17, 24 POI on Your Route ... 30 Route Profile ...
  • Page 39 Recalculate Route ... 35 Show... 33 Symbols ... 8 Tuning Mode ... 34 TMC Settings Recalculate Route ... 35 TMC ... 34 Traffic Information... 34 Tuning Mode ... 34 Index Trade marks ... 5 Traffic Information Recalculate Route ... 35 Show...