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Furuno NAVNET 1824C Operator's Manual

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  • Page 2 (http://www.eiae.org/) for the correct method of disposal. How to discard a used battery Some FURUNO products have a battery(ies). To see if your product has a battery, see the chapter on Maintenance. Follow the instructions below if a battery is used. Tape the + and - terminals of battery before disposal to prevent fire, heat generation caused by short circuit.
  • Page 3 This is possible - Ask your FURUNO representative or dealer to provide this feature. Distance to Distance to...
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    TABLE OF CONTENTS FOREWORD ... viii SYSTEM CONFIGURATIONS ... x 1. OPERATIONAL OVERVIEW ... 1-1 1.1 Operating Controls ...1-1 1.2 Inserting a Chart Card...1-3 1.3 Turning the Unit On/Off ...1-4 1.4 Display Brilliance, Panel Brilliance, Hue...1-5 1.4.1 Display brilliance, panel brilliance ...1-5 1.4.2 Hue ...1-6 1.5 Selecting a Display...1-7...
  • Page 5 TABLE OF CONTENTS 2.12 Erasing the Heading Line, North Marker... 2-11 2.13 Reducing Noise Interference... 2-11 2.14 Rejecting Radar Interference ... 2-11 2.15 Zoom...2-12 2.15.1 Zooming radar targets...2-12 2.15.2 Zooming ARP, TTM targets ...2-13 2.16 Shifting the Picture...2-14 2.16.1 Manual shift...2-14 2.16.2 Automatic shift ...2-14 2.17 Using the Offset EBL ...2-15 2.17.1 Predicting collision course ...2-15...
  • Page 6 3.5 Chart Cards...3-9 3.5.1 Chart card overview ...3-9 3.5.2 Indices and chart enlargement...3-10 3.5.3 Navionics charts... 3-11 3.5.4 C-MAP charts...3-14 3.6 Working with Track...3-18 3.6.1 Displaying track...3-18 3.6.2 Stopping, restarting plotting of own ship track...3-19 3.6.3 Changing track color ...3-19 3.6.4 Track plotting method and interval for own ship track ...3-20 3.6.5...
  • Page 7 TABLE OF CONTENTS 4.3 Manual Sounder Operation ...4-7 4.3.1 Selecting the manual mode ...4-7 4.3.2 Selecting display range...4-7 4.3.3 Adjusting the gain ...4-8 4.3.4 Shifting the range...4-8 4.4 Measuring Depth, Time...4-9 4.5 Reducing Interference...4-9 4.6 Reducing Low Level Noise ...4-10 4.7 Erasing Weak Echoes...
  • Page 8 7.5 Data Boxes Setup ...7-20 7.6 Hot Page Setup...7-21 7.7 Navigator Setup ...7-22 7.7.1 Navigation data source ...7-22 7.7.2 FURUNO BB GPS receiver setup ...7-24 7.7.3 TD display setup ...7-27 7.8 Nav Data Display Setup ...7-29 7.9 Sounder Setup ...7-30 7.9.1 System setup ...7-30...
  • Page 9: Foreword

    Marine Radar, GD-1920C Color Video Plotter. We are confident you will discover why the FURUNO name has become synonymous with quality and reliability. For over 60 years FURUNO Electric Company has enjoyed an enviable reputation for quality and reliability throughout the world. This dedication to excellence is furthered by our extensive global network of agents and dealers.
  • Page 10 • Video input (video recorder, CCD device, etc.) available with installation of optional PIP Board. • Highly accurate, WAAS-capable 12-channel FURUNO BB GPS Receiver GP-320B/330B and Weather Station WS-200 optionally available. (Hereafer these models are collectively referred to as FURUNO BB GPS receiver.) •...
  • Page 11: System Configurations

    SYSTEM CONFIGURATIONS All NavNet products incorporate a “network circuit board” to integrate each NavNet product on board through an optional LAN cable (Ethernet 10BASE-T). Each NavNet product is assigned an IP address to enable transfer of images between other NavNet products. For example, video plotter pictures can be transferred to a radar and vice versa.
  • Page 12 Single-unit NavNet system (GD-1920C) * Not required for AIS Transponder FA-150 AIS transponder Display unit RDP-149 Other NavNet Unit (Model 1834C, etc.) Facsimile Receiver FAX-30 : Standard : Option : Local supply Single-unit NavNet system (GD-1920C) GPS Receiver GP-320B/330B or Weather Station WS-200 AIS Interface IF-1500AIS*...
  • Page 13 SYSTEM CONFIGURATIONS Two-unit NavNet system Radar Antenna Unit, GPS Receiver GP-320B/330B, Weather Station WS-200 Radar, plotter data Three-or-more-unit NavNet system (Max. 4 display units) Radar Antenna Unit, GPS Receiver GP-320B/330B, Weather Station WS-200 Radar data Sounder data Network Sounder ETR-6/10N ETR-30N (option) Radar Antenna Unit,...
  • Page 14: Operational Overview

    1. OPERATIONAL OVERVIEW This chapter provides the basic information needed to get you started using your radar, video plotter. Operating Controls Display unit controls The radar, video plotter, sounder and chart systems are operated with the controls of the display unit. Ten keys are labeled and they provide the function shown on their labels. The five soft keys provide various functions according to current operating mode.
  • Page 15 1. OPERATIONAL OVERVIEW Soft keys The function of the five soft keys changes according to the operation. Their labels for their current functions are shown on the screen to the left of the keys. To hide or show the soft keys, press the HIDE/SHOW key.
  • Page 16: Inserting A Chart Card

    1. OPERATIONAL OVERVIEW Inserting a Chart Card Your unit reads SD cards, in the following formats: Navionics GOLD Chart cards or C-MAP /NT MAX chart cards, depending on the type of display unit you have. Insert the appropriate chart card for your area as follows: 1.
  • Page 17: Turning The Unit On/off

    1. OPERATIONAL OVERVIEW Turning the Unit On/Off Press the POWER/BRILL key to turn the unit on. A beep sounds and then the equipment shows the startup NavNet screen (about 20 seconds), the product information screen, startup test results and chart usage disclaimer. During this period the equipment is inoperative.
  • Page 18: Display Brilliance, Panel Brilliance, Hue

    Display Brilliance, Panel Brilliance, Hue You can adjust display brilliance, panel brilliance and hue as shown below. 1.4.1 Display brilliance, panel brilliance 1. Press the POWER/BRILL key momentarily. A set of soft keys for adjustment of brilliance and hue appear. Active soft key is highlighted.
  • Page 19: Hue

    1. OPERATIONAL OVERVIEW 1.4.2 Hue You may select the colors for the radar and plotter displays as below. 1. Press the POWER/BRILL key momentarily. 2. Press the HUE soft key to show the hue setting window. 3. Operate the Trackball to select hue desired, referring to the table below. MANUAL SET follows the color settings on the CHART DETAILS menu for the plotter and the RADAR DISPLAY SETUP menu for the radar.
  • Page 20: Selecting A Display

    Selecting a Display 1.5.1 Display modes If you have a radar, navigator, network sounder and external video source (video recorder, etc., optional PIP board required) six full-screen displays are available: radar, plotter, echo sounder, nav data, overlay, and external video. In addition to the full-screen display, you can divide the screen into halves and thirds to show two and three sets of images on a combination display.
  • Page 21: Selecting A Display

    1. OPERATIONAL OVERVIEW 1.5.2 Selecting a display 1. Press the DISP key to show the display screen selection window. The icons of modes not available are shaded. HOTPAGE 1-HOTPAGE 6 are user-arrangeable displays called “hot pages,” which you can configure as you like. For further details, see the paragraph “7.6 Hot Page Setup.”...
  • Page 22: Switching Control In Combination And Overlay Screens

    1.5.3 Switching control in combination and overlay screens A soft key is provided in relevant combination and overlay screens to switch control between displays. In the example below, the CNTRL PLOTTR and CNTRL SNDR soft keys enable switching control between the plotter and sounder screens in the plotter/sounder combination display.
  • Page 23: Selecting Image Source

    1. OPERATIONAL OVERVIEW 1.5.4 Selecting image source When more than one network radar or network sounder is connected to the equipment, you may select an image source for each as shown below. This is not necessary when only one network radar or network sounder is connected. 1.
  • Page 24: Trackball, Cursor

    Trackball, Cursor The Trackball functions to shift the cursor, for measurement of range and bearing to a location (radar) and latitude and longitude position (plotter). Roll the Trackball to shift the cursor. The cursor moves in the direction of Trackball rotation. H-UP 34°...
  • Page 25: Entering The Mob Mark, Setting Mob As Destination

    1. OPERATIONAL OVERVIEW Entering the MOB Mark, Setting MOB as Destination The MOB mark functions to mark man overboard position. You can inscribe the mark from any mode except nav data, when playing back data or conducting any test. Note that this function requires position data.
  • Page 26: Data Boxes

    Data Boxes Data boxes, providing navigation data, may be shown on any full-screen display. Up to six data boxes (two in case of large characters) may be shown, and the default data boxes are position (in latitude and longitude), course over ground, speed over ground and trip log. The user may choose which data to display, where to locate it, and show or hide it as desired.
  • Page 27: Function Keys

    1. OPERATIONAL OVERVIEW Function Keys The function keys provide for one-touch execution of a desired function. The default function key settings are as shown in the table below. Function Heading line on/off, HL Rings on/off, RNG Echo trail, TRL Offcenter, OFC STBY/TX, TX Executing a function 1.
  • Page 28: Simulation Display

    1.10 Simulation Display The simulation display, for use by service technicians for demonstration purposes, provides simulated operation to help acquaint you with the many features your unit has to offer. It allows you to view and control a simulated plotter, radar and sounder picture, without position-fixing equipment, network radar or a network sounder.
  • Page 29 1. OPERATIONAL OVERVIEW NavNet radar antenna-generated echoes (not available with the GD-1920C) 1. Select GET RADAR SIMULATION DATA, then press the EDIT soft key. 2. Select YES, then push the ENTER knob to erase simulation data and get new data. The message “Now getting demo data.
  • Page 30: Radar Operation

    2. RADAR OPERATION This chapter covers radar operation, including the ARP (Auto Plotter) function. ARP requires a Model 18x4C/19x4C series network radar equipped with the ARP circuit board. Radar Display North marker (Head-up, Course-up mode) Range/ Pulselength range ring interval Presentation H-UP mode...
  • Page 31: Tuning

    2. RADAR OPERATION Tuning The radar receiver can be tuned automatically or manually, and the default tuning method is automatic. If you require manual tuning, do the following: 1. Press the MENU key to display the main menu. 2. Press the RADAR DISPLAY SETUP soft key. 3.
  • Page 32: Reducing Sea Clutter

    2. RADAR OPERATION Adjusting the FTC (When the radar source is the 17x4 series radar) To suppress rain clutter from heavy storms or scattered rain clutter, adjust the FTC. In addition to reducing clutter, the FTC can be used in fine weather to clarify the picture when navigating in confined waters.
  • Page 33: Adjusting The A/c Sea

    2. RADAR OPERATION 2.5.2 Adjusting the A/C SEA A/C SEA should be adjusted so that the clutter is broken up into small dots, and small targets become distinguishable. 1. Press the GAIN key. 2. Press the A/C SEA soft key to show the A/C SEA setting window. 3.
  • Page 34: Range Scale

    Range Scale The range setting determines the size of the area (in nautical miles) that will appear on your display. In addition, the range setting will also automatically adjust the range ring interval so that accurate range measurements may be made while operating on any range setting. The range, range ring interval and pulselength appear at the top left-hand corner of the display.
  • Page 35: Presentation Mode

    2. RADAR OPERATION H-UP 3. Choose the 1.5 nm or 3 nm with the RANGE key. 4. Press the PULSE soft key to select the pulselength setting. SHORT or MEDIUM for 1.5 nm, 1.5 sm, 3 km and MEDIUM or LONG for 3 nm, 3 sm, 6 km.
  • Page 36: Description Of Presentation Modes

    2. RADAR OPERATION 2.9.2 Description of presentation modes Heading Line Head-up North Marker A display without azimuth stabilization in which the line connecting the center with the top of the display indicates own ship’s heading. Targets are painted at their measured distances and in their directions relative to own ship’s heading.
  • Page 37: Measuring The Range

    2. RADAR OPERATION 2.10 Measuring the Range You can measure the range to a radar target three ways: by the range rings, by the cursor, and by the VRM (Variable Range Marker). 2.10.1 Measuring range by range rings Count the number of rings between the center of the display and the target. Check the range ring interval and judge the distance of the echo from the inner edge of the nearest ring.
  • Page 38: Measuring Range By Vrm

    2.10.3 Measuring range by VRM 1. Press the EBL/VRM key to display the EBL/VRM soft keys. 2. Press the VRM1 ON (dotted ring VRM) or VRM2 ON (dashed ring VRM) soft key to select the desired VRM. The selected VRM’s indication, at the bottom of the screen, is highlighted.
  • Page 39: Measuring The Bearing

    2. RADAR OPERATION 2.11 Measuring the Bearing There are two ways to measure the bearing to a target: by the cursor, and by the EBL (Electronic bearing Line). 2.11.1 Measuring bearing by cursor Use the Trackball to place the cursor at the center of the target. The bearing to the target appears in the range and bearing box at the bottom right-hand corner on the screen.
  • Page 40: Erasing The Heading Line, North Marker

    2. RADAR OPERATION 2.12 Erasing the Heading Line, North Marker The heading line indicates the ship's heading in all presentation modes. It is a line from the own ship position to the outer edge of the radar display area and appears at zero degrees on the bearing scale in head-up mode;...
  • Page 41: Zoom

    2. RADAR OPERATION 1. If not displayed, press the HIDE/SHOW key to show the radar soft keys. 2. Press the SIGNAL PROC. soft key. H-UP 3. Press the I. REJ soft key successively to choose the interference rejection level desired; LOW, MED, HIGH or OFF.
  • Page 42: Zooming Arp, Ttm Targets

    Zoom area Zoom window 2.15.2 Zooming ARP, TTM targets You may zoom in on TTM (Tracked Target Message) and ARP targets. TTM targets can come from a NavNet connected radar, or from other ARP radar that is outputting the TTM message.
  • Page 43: Shifting The Picture

    2. RADAR OPERATION 2.16 Shifting the Picture Own ship position, or sweep origin, can be displaced manually or automatically to expand the view field without switching to a larger scale. Zoom is not available when the display is shifted. 2.16.1 Manual shift The sweep origin can be shifted in any presentation mode to a point specified by the cursor by up to 50%...
  • Page 44: Using The Offset Ebl

    2.17 Using the Offset EBL The offset EBL can be used to predict a potential collision course. It can also be used to measure the range and bearing between two targets. 2.17.1 Predicting collision course The procedure below may be used to check if a radar target is on a potential collision course with your vessel.
  • Page 45: Measuring Range & Bearing Between Two Targets

    2. RADAR OPERATION 2.17.2 Measuring range & bearing between two targets The procedure which follows shows how to measure the range and bearing between two targets, using the targets “A” and “B” in the figure below as an example. 1. Operate the Trackball to place the cursor on the target “A.” 2.
  • Page 46: Echo Trails

    2.18 Echo Trails Echo trails are simulated afterglow of target echoes that represent their movements relative or true to own ship. This function is useful for alerting you past possible collision situations. Echo trail 2.18.1 Trail time 1. If not displayed, press the HIDE/SHOW key to show the radar soft keys. 2.
  • Page 47: Starting Echo Trails

    2. RADAR OPERATION 2.18.2 Starting echo trails 1. If not displayed, press the HIDE/SHOW key to show the radar soft keys. 2. Press the TARGET soft key. 3. Press the TRAIL soft key. 4. Press the TRAIL ON/OFF soft key to select ON. 5.
  • Page 48: Echo Trail Mode

    2.18.5 Echo trail mode Echo trails can be shown in Relative or True motion. (True trails require heading and speed inputs.) 1. Press the MENU key. 2. Press the RADAR DISPLAY SETUP key. 3. Choose TRAIL MODE, then press the EDIT soft key. TRAIL MODE TRUE RELATIVE...
  • Page 49: Echo Averaging

    2. RADAR OPERATION 2.20 Echo Averaging The echo average feature, which requires a Model 18x4/19x4 series network radar, effectively suppresses sea clutter. Echoes received from stable targets such as ships appear on the screen at almost the same position during every rotation of the antenna. On the other hand, unstable echoes such as sea clutter appear at random positions.
  • Page 50: Outputting Tll Data

    2.21 Outputting TLL Data Target position data can be output to units of the network and shown on their plotter screen with the TLL mark (X). This function requires position and heading data. 1. Operate the Trackball to place the cursor on the target whose position you wish to output.
  • Page 51: Guard Alarm

    2. RADAR OPERATION 2.22 Guard Alarm The guard alarm allows the operator to set the desired range and bearing for a guard zone. When ships, islands, landmasses, etc. violate the guard zone, an audio alarm sounds and the offending target blinks to call the operator’s attention. 2.22.1 Setting a guard alarm zone To set a guard alarm zone, set the radar to transmit and do the following: 1.
  • Page 52: When The Alarm Is Violated

    Note 1: When the radar range is less than the guard zone range “G1 (G2) IN” or “G1 (G2) OUT” changes to “G1 (G2) ***.” The guard alarm function is not available while this indication appears. Note 2: If the network radar is set to standby while the guard alarm is active, the guard alarm is cancelled.
  • Page 53: Setting Watchman Stand-by Interval

    2. RADAR OPERATION Note: When the watchman is activated and no guard zone is active, the message “PLEASE SET GUARD ZONE. PUSH ANY KEY TO CONTINUE.” appears. Press any key and then set a guard zone. 2.23.3 Setting watchman stand-by interval The watchman standby interval, that is, the number of minutes the radar is in standby, can be set to 5, 10 or 20 minutes as follows: 1.
  • Page 54: Waypoint Marker

    2.25 Waypoint Marker A waypoint marker, showing the location of the destination waypoint set on the plotter, may be inscribed on the radar display. Waypoint marker 1. If not already shown, press the HIDE/SHOW key to display the radar soft keys. 2.
  • Page 55: Arp, Ttm Operation

    When the radar source is an ARP-equipped Model 18x4/19x4 series network radar, you can manually and automatically acquire and track ten targets. Once a target is acquired automatically or manually it is automatically tracked within 0.1 to 16 nm. If the FURUNO heading sensor PG-1000 is used, the data sentence “RMC” is necessary.
  • Page 56: Activating/deactivating Arp, Ttm

    2.26.1 Activating/deactivating ARP, TTM 1. Press the MENU key followed by the ARP SETUP soft key to show the ARP SETUP menu. ARP TARGET INFO CANCEL ALL TARGETS ARP VECTOR MODE ARP VECTOR TIME HISTORY INTERVAL TCPA AUTO ACQUISITION AREA OFF TARGET ID NUMBER 2.
  • Page 57 2. RADAR OPERATION 2. Press the TARGET soft key. 3. Place the cursor on the target to acquire. 4. Press the ACQ soft key. 5. Press the RETURN soft key to finish. The plot symbol changes over time as below. A vector appears about one minute after acquisition, indicating the target’s motion trend.
  • Page 58: Displaying Target Number (arp, Ttm)

    2.26.3 Displaying target number (ARP, TTM) Target number can be shown for ARP and TTM targets as below. Target Number 1. Press the MENU key. 2. Press the ARP SETUP soft key. 3. Select TARGET ID NUMBER. 4. Press the EDIT soft key. 5.
  • Page 59: Setting Vector Attributes (arp)

    2. RADAR OPERATION 2.26.5 Setting vector attributes (ARP) What is a vector? A vector is a line extending from a tracked target which shows estimated speed and course of the target. The vector tip shows an estimated position of the target after the selected vector time elapses.
  • Page 60: Displaying Past Position (arp)

    2.26.6 Displaying past position (ARP) This ARP can display time-spaced dots (maximum ten dots) marking the past positions of any targets being tracked. You can evaluate a target’s actions by the spacing between dots. Below are examples of dot spacing and target movement. (a) Ship turning (b) Ship running ...
  • Page 61: Cpa/tcpa Alarm (arp)

    2. RADAR OPERATION H-UP Cursor Target 2.26.8 CPA/TCPA alarm (ARP) When the predicted CPA of any target becomes smaller than a preset CPA alarm range or its predicted TCPA less than a preset TCPA alarm limit, an audio alarm sounds and the speaker icon appears (in red).
  • Page 62: Lost Target Alarm (arp)

    Follow the steps shown below to set the CPA/TCPA alarm range: 1. Press the MENU key followed by the ARP SETUP soft key. 2. Operate the Trackball to select CPA. 3. Press the EDIT soft key to show the CPA window. 4.
  • Page 63: Interpreting The Radar Display

    2. RADAR OPERATION 2.27 Interpreting the Radar Display 2.27.1 False echoes Occasionally echo signals appear on the screen at positions where there is no target or disappear even if there are targets. False target situations may be recognized, however, if you understand why they are displayed.
  • Page 64: Sart (search And Rescue Transponder)

    Shadow sector Funnels, stacks, masts, or derricks in the path of the antenna block the radar beam. If the angle subtended at the antenna is more than a few degrees, a non-detecting sector or blind spot may be produced. Within this sector, targets can not be detected. 2.27.2 SART (Search and Rescue Transponder) A Search and Rescue Transponder (SART) may be triggered by any X-Band (3 cm) radar within a range of approximately 8 nm.
  • Page 65: Racon (radar Beacon)

    2. RADAR OPERATION General procedure for detecting SART response 1. Use the range scale of 6 or 12 nm as the spacing between the SART responses is about 0.6 nm (1125 m) to distinguish the SART. 2. Turn off the automatic clutter suppression (if applicable). 3.
  • Page 66: Plotter Operation

    When GPS signal error is found, the following occurs depending on the device feeding position data: FURUNO BB GPS receiver: Alarm icon ( ) appears and the aural alarm sounds. Own ship marker blinks faster. Other GPS receiver: The message “NO GPS FIX” appears and is accompanied by the aural alarm and alarm icon.
  • Page 67 3. PLOTTER OPERATION Latitude, Longitude Latitude and longitude 124 24. 3456'W of cursor intersection Cursor Mark Waypoint Name Waypoint data (waypoint selected with cursor) Waypoint Mark Own ship Latitude, Longitude position 34 24. 3456'N soft key 124 24. 3456'W Own Ship Mark Destination Waypoint Name waypoint...
  • Page 68: Nav Graphic Display

    3.1.2 Nav graphic display The nav graphic display shows the compass display or the wind display depending on the setting of GRAPHIC METER in the NAV GRAPHIC DISPLAY SETUP menu. For further details see paragraph 7.10. Compass display The compass display, shown in combination displays, provides steering information. The compass rose shows two triangles: the red triangle shows own ship’s course and the black triangle, which moves with ship’s course, shows the bearing to destination waypoint.
  • Page 69 3. PLOTTER OPERATION Reading the XTE (cross-track error) monitor The XTE monitor, located below the compass rose, shows the distance you are off course and the direction to steer to return to course. The own ship marker moves according to direction and distance off course.
  • Page 70 Anemometer display The anemometer display shows mostly the same data as the compass display. The wind meter in the center of the display shows wind speed in the bow direction, in graphic and analog forms. QP<01> 123ft 4259nm 4259nm 20.0kt *D *H *M WIND APPARENT °...
  • Page 71: Highway Display

    3. PLOTTER OPERATION 3.1.3 Highway display The highway display, shown in the combination display of radar/compass/highway and plotter/compass/highway, provides a graphic presentation of ship’s track along intended course. It is useful for monitoring ship’s progress toward a waypoint. The own ship marker shows the relation between ship and intended course.
  • Page 72: Nav Data Display

    3.1.4 Nav data display The nav data display provides comprehensive navigation data, and it is shown in a three-screen combination display. The user may select what data to display and where to display it. For details see the paragraph “7.8 Nav Data Display Setup.” Appropriate sensors are required.
  • Page 73: Presentation Mode

    3. PLOTTER OPERATION Presentation Mode Three types of presentation modes are provided for the plotter display: north-up, course-up and auto course-up. To change the presentation mode, press the HIDE/SHOW key followed by the MODE soft key. Each press of the key changes the presentation mode and presentation mode indication (top right-hand corner of the screen) cyclically in the sequence of North-up, Course-up and Auto course-up.
  • Page 74: Shifting The Display

    Shifting the Display The plotter display can be shifted as below. 1. Use the Trackball to locate the cursor at a screen edge. The screen shifts in the direction opposite of cursor location. 2. To turn off the cursor, press the CENTER soft key. This also returns the own ship marker to the screen center.
  • Page 75: Indices And Chart Enlargement

    3. PLOTTER OPERATION 3.5.2 Indices and chart enlargement When the RANGE key is operated, you will see several frames appear on the chart. These frames are called indices and they show you what parts of the chart can be enlarged in the current range.
  • Page 76: Navionics Charts

    3.5.3 Navionics charts Data for aids to navigation Selected Navionics charts can show buoy and lighthouse data. Simply place the cursor on the lighthouse or buoy mark. Port service icons Selected Navionics GOLD charts show services available at ports, with icons. 1.
  • Page 77 3. PLOTTER OPERATION Current (or tide) data Some Navionics GOLD charts provide for calculation of the current (or tide) data for any date. Additionally it displays the time of sunrise and sunset, moon shape (on current data.) 1. Use the Trackball to place the cursor on a current icon ( 2.
  • Page 78 FIND function When the OBJECT INFORMATION window is shown, objects can be listed according to their categories. 1. Press the FIND soft key with the OBJECT INFORMATION window shown. 2. Operate the trackball to choose the category to list, and then press the ENTER soft key or ENTER knob.
  • Page 79: C-map Charts

    3. PLOTTER OPERATION 3.5.4 C-MAP charts Cursor and data display Besides its fundamental functions of providing position data, the cursor can also show information about caution area, depth area, source of data, etc. on C-MAP charts. In addition, you can display information about an icon by placing the cursor on it. 1.
  • Page 80 Icon data You may place the cursor on any icon to find information about the selected icon. 1. For example, place the cursor on a lighthouse icon. 2. Push the ENTER knob to show data. For example, the following window appears for a lighthouse.
  • Page 81 3. PLOTTER OPERATION Navigation mark, fixed Light. Color white Height 7. 00 Meters Light characteristic occulting XXXXXXXX XXXXXXXX Sample lighthouse data 5. If necessary, move the Trackball downward or upward to scroll the window. 6. Press the CANCEL soft key twice to finish. Tide information The C-MAP NT chart card provides for calculation of the tide heights for any date.
  • Page 82 5. Press the DATE soft key to open the DATE window. CHANGE DATE (DAY. MONTH. YEAR) 10. 1998 LIMIT: 31.12.2099 Date window 6. Use the Trackball to position the cursor where desired, then enter date with the alphanumeric keys. Repeat to enter complete date. 7.
  • Page 83: Working With Track

    3. PLOTTER OPERATION Working with Track Your ship’s track is plotted on the screen using navigation data fed from position-fixing equipment. This section shows you what you can do with track, from turning it on or off to changing its plotting interval. In the default setting, own ship’s track is turned on and is displayed in red.
  • Page 84: Stopping, Restarting Plotting Of Own Ship Track

    10. Use the Trackball to select one of the following: ON or OFF (no ARP or AIS): Turn on or off target tracks ARP ONLY (ARP equipped): Show only ARP tracks. AIS ONLY (AIS equipped): Show only AIS tracks. BOTH: Show both ARP and AIS tracks. 11.
  • Page 85: Track Plotting Method And Interval For Own Ship Track

    3. PLOTTER OPERATION TRACK COLOR YELLOW GREEN LIGHT BLUE PURPLE BLUE WHITE Own ship track color window 4. Use the Trackball to select the color desired. 5. Press the ENTER soft key. 6. Press the MENU key to close the menu. Target track Like own ship’s track, target tracks can be displayed in red, yellow, green, light-blue, purple, blue and white (default setting).
  • Page 86: Changing Own Ship Track/mark Distribution Setting

    5. Press the ENTER soft key. 6. Press the MENU key to close the menu. Track plotting interval 1. Press the MENU key followed by the CHART SETUP and TRACKS & MARKS CONTROL soft keys to open the TRACK CONTROL menu. 2.
  • Page 87: Erasing Track

    3. PLOTTER OPERATION 5. Push the ENTER soft key or the ENTER knob. You are asked if you are sure to change the track memory capacity. 6. Push the ENTER knob. 7. Press the MENU key to close the menu. 3.6.6 Erasing track This paragraph shows you how to erase own ship’s track and target tracks.
  • Page 88: Marks, Lines

    ERASE TRK BY COLOR ▲ YELLOW GREEN LIGHT BLUE PURPLE BLUE WHITE ▼ Erase track by color window 3. Use the Trackball to select the color you want to erase, then push the ENTER knob. 4. Push the ENTER knob to erase the track color selected. 5.
  • Page 89: Changing Mark Attributes

    3. PLOTTER OPERATION 3.7.2 Changing mark attributes You can select the shape, size and color for marks on the MARKS & LINES menu. 1. Press the MENU key to show the menu. 2. Press the CHART SETUP, TRACKS & MARKS CONTROL and MARK SETUP soft keys to show the MARKS &...
  • Page 90: Erasing Marks, Lines

    SHIP'S TRACK STATUS TRACKING TRACK: 1234/2000 MARK : 2. Select LINES STYLE, then press the EDIT soft key. LINES STYLE - - - - Lines style window 3. Use the Trackball to select line style desired, then press the ENTER soft key. The line style “dot”...
  • Page 91: Waypoints

    3. PLOTTER OPERATION 5. Move the cursor to the bottom right-hand corner of the area which you want to erase marks and lines from. 6. Press the END soft key or the ENTER knob. You are asked if you are sure to delete the marks/lines selected.
  • Page 92 MARK COMMENT 0 2 : 3 6 0 1 J A N 0 1 PROXIMITY ALARM RADIUS 5. If you do not need to change the waypoint data, press the SAVE soft key to register the waypoint. The steps which follow show you how to change waypoint data. 6.
  • Page 93 3. PLOTTER OPERATION Note: You cannot change the shape and color of a waypoint when the proximity alarm radius for it is other than “zero.” To change shape or color, enter all zeroes as the proximity alarm radius. 11. You can change the name (6 characters), comment (13 characters), L/L position and the proximity alarm radius for a waypoint as follows: Use the Trackball to select the NAME, COMMENT, position box or PROXIMITY ALARM RADIUS field.
  • Page 94: Editing Waypoint Data

    Entering a waypoint from the waypoint list You can manually enter waypoint position from the waypoint list as follows: 1. Press the MENU key to open the menu. 2. Press the WAYPOINTS/ROUTES and WAYPOINTS soft keys. 3. Press the LOCAL LIST (lists waypoints in order from nearest to furthest, maximum 32 points) or ALPHANUMERIC LIST (lists waypoints in ALPHANUMERIC order) soft key.
  • Page 95: Erasing Waypoints

    3. PLOTTER OPERATION Editing a waypoint from the plotter display You may edit waypoints from the plotter display as follows: 1. Press the MENU key followed by the WAYPOINTS/ROUTES and WAYPOINTS soft key to open the waypoint menu. 2. Press the WAYPOINT BY CURSOR soft key. 3.
  • Page 96: Changing Waypoint Mark Size (navionics Gold)

    Erasing a waypoint from the menu 1. Press the MENU key followed by the WAYPOINTS/ROUTES and WAYPOINTS soft key to open the waypoint menu. 2. Press the WAYPOINT BY CURSOR soft key. 3. Operate the Trackball to place the cursor on the waypoint which you want to erase. A flashing diamond mark appears on the waypoint when it is correctly selected.
  • Page 97: Searching Waypoints

    3. PLOTTER OPERATION 5. Use the Trackball to select LARGE, SMALL or OFF. LARGE: Shows mark in actual shape. SMALL: Displays all waypoints with an “X” regardless of mark shape selected. OFF: Turns off all waypoints and their names. Waypoints currently used in navigation are shown regardless of this setting.
  • Page 98: Routes

    Routes Often a trip from one place to another involves several course changes, requiring a series of route points (waypoints) which you navigate to, one after another. The sequence of waypoints leading to the ultimate destination is called a route. Your unit can automatically advance to the next waypoint on a route, so you do not have to change the destination waypoint repeatedly.
  • Page 99 3. PLOTTER OPERATION 5. If desired you can change the route name shown and/or add a comment. A route name may consist of six characters; comment, 13 characters. 6. Press the LOCAL LIST or ALPHA LIST soft key to open the waypoint list. 7.
  • Page 100 WAYPOINTS LENGTH 21.1 nm WAYPOINTS 1/20 RETURN Save route menu ROUTE NAME COMMENT USE FURUNO BACK TRACK FUNCTION TO AUTOMATICALLY CREATE ROUTE BY TIME OR DISTANCE. Save route window DISTANCE INTERVAL 00.1nm (When selecting BCKTRK DIST.) 3. PLOTTER OPERATION SAVE ROUTE...
  • Page 101: Connecting Routes

    3. PLOTTER OPERATION 7. Enter interval desired with the Trackball and the alphanumeric keys. Press the START LOG and RETURN soft keys followed by the MENU key to close the menu. At this moment, a voyage-based route will be created. 8.
  • Page 102: Inserting Waypoints

    9. Enter the route name of the second route as you did for the first route. 10. Press the SAVE soft key. 11. Press the MENU key to close the menu. Note: The maximum number of waypoints in a route is 35. If this number is exceeded an error message appears.
  • Page 103: Removing Waypoints From A Route

    3. PLOTTER OPERATION Inserting a waypoint from the plotter display Inserting a waypoint before first waypoint or after last waypoint in a route 1. Press the MENU key to open the menu. 2. Press the WAYPOINTS/ROUTES soft key. 3. Press the ROUTES soft key. 4.
  • Page 104: Erasing Routes

    7. Operate the Trackball to place the cursor on the waypoint you want to remove from the route. 8. Press the REMOVE WPT soft key. The route is redrawn, eliminating the waypoint removed. 9. Press the MENU key to close the menu. 3.9.5 Erasing routes 1.
  • Page 105: Navigating To Waypoints

    3. PLOTTER OPERATION Navigating to a single quick point 1. Place the cursor on an existing waypoint (GOTO WPT soft key appears) or a new location (GOTO CURSOR soft key appears). 2. Select “1 POINT” following the procedure in the above paragraph. 3.
  • Page 106: Navigating To Ports, Port Services (navchart Tm Only)

    6. Press the GOTO soft key, and the plotter display appears. For either of the above methods, a solid light-blue line with arrows runs between waypoint selected and own ship’s position. Arrows on the line show the direction to follow to get to the waypoint.
  • Page 107 3. PLOTTER OPERATION SELECT SERVICE FUEL WATER OTHER UTILITIES REPAIR GENERAL FIRST AID OTHER INFO Port services (NavChart ) 6. (NavChart) If you selected PORT (Navionics only) at step 4, use the Trackball to select a port, then press the GOTO soft key. Make a route using the soft keys, then push the ENTER knob.
  • Page 108: Following A Route

    3.10.4 Following a route Selecting the route to follow 1. Press the MENU key to open the menu. 2. Press the WAYPOINTS/ROUTES soft key. 3. Press the ROUTES soft key to open the route list. 4. Select a route. 5. Press the GOTO soft key to show the plotter display. The cursor is on the waypoint nearest own ship.
  • Page 109 3. PLOTTER OPERATION Restarting navigation When you steer to avoid an obstacle or the vessel drifts, you may go off your intended course, as in Line 1 in the figure below. Also, if you don’t need to return to the original course, you can go directly to the next waypoint, as in Line 2 in the figure below.
  • Page 110 Setting speed for ETA calculation Speed, which may be input manually or automatically, is required to calculate ETA (Estimated Time of Arrival) to a destination. 1. Press the MENU key to open the menu. 2. Press the WAYPOINTS/ROUTES soft key. 3.
  • Page 111: Canceling Route Navigation

    3. PLOTTER OPERATION To select waypoint switching method do the following: 1. Press the MENU key. 2. Press the PLOTTER SETUP soft key. 3. Use the trackball to select WAYPOINT SWITCHING. 4. Press the EDIT soft key to show the waypoint switching window. 5.
  • Page 112: Alarms

    3.11 Alarms The plotter section has eight conditions which generate both audio and visual alarms: arrival alarm, anchor watch alarm, XTE (Cross Track Error) alarm, proximity alarm, speed alarm, trip alarm, water temperature alarm and bottom alarm. (The bottom and water temperature alarms, which require depth and water temperature data, may also be set on the sounder alarm menu.
  • Page 113: Arrival Alarm

    3. PLOTTER OPERATION 3.11.2 Arrival alarm The arrival alarm informs you that your boat is approaching a destination waypoint. The area that defines an arrival zone is that of a circle which you approach from the outside of the circle. The alarm will be released if your boat enters the circle. When the arrival alarm is active a red dashed circle marks the arrival alarm area.
  • Page 114: Anchor Watch Alarm

    3.11.3 Anchor watch alarm The anchor watch alarm informs you that your boat is moving when it should be at rest. When the anchor watch is active, a red dashed circle with an “X” at its center marks the anchor watch area. Your ship's position where you start the anchor watch alarm.
  • Page 115: Xte (cross-track Error) Alarm

    3. PLOTTER OPERATION 3.11.4 XTE (Cross-Track Error) alarm The XTE alarm warns you when your boat is off its intended course. When the XTE alarm is active two red dashed lines mark the XTE alarm area. Own ship position Intended course 1.
  • Page 116: Proximity Alarm

    3.11.6 Proximity alarm The proximity alarm alerts you when own ship nears a waypoint, which is marked with the proximity mark, by the proximity alarm radius set for that waypoint on the waypoint list. When own ship is within a waypoint’s proximity alarm radius, the alarm sounds. The proximity mark remains on the screen until the waypoint is erased.
  • Page 117: Grounding Alarm (c-map Specification)

    3. PLOTTER OPERATION 3.11.8 Grounding alarm (C-MAP specification) The grounding alarm feature continuously scans the electronic chart data in front of the boat to detect charted rocks, shoals, obstructions and land areas that could pose a threat if the vessel were to continue along its current course. The area searched is user-definable and is identified by a red triangle on the screen.
  • Page 118: Alarm Information

    3.11.9 Alarm information When an alarm setting has been violated, the buzzer sounds and the speaker icon appears and is red. Press the CLEAR key to silence the alarm. You can see which alarm has been violated on the ALARM menu. In the example below the arrival alarm has been violated. 1.
  • Page 119 3. PLOTTER OPERATION Alarm messages The table below shows the plotter alarm messages and their meanings. Plotter alarm messages and their meanings. Message ARRIVED AT WAYPOINT XXX! (XXX = waypoint name) ENTERED INTO AVOIDANCE AREA! EXCEEDED ANCHOR WATCH LIMIT! EXCEEDED XTE LIMIT! SPEED ALARM! TEMPERATURE ALARM! TRIP ALARM! MILEAGE EXCEEDED...
  • Page 120: Resetting Trip Distance

    3.12 Resetting Trip Distance Trip distance is shown on the navigation data display. You can reset the trip distance to zero as follows: 1. Press the MENU key. 2. Press the SYSTEM CONFIGURATION and GENERAL SETUP soft keys in that order to show the GENERAL SETUP menu.
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  • Page 122: Video Sounder Operation

    4. VIDEO SOUNDER OPERATION With connection of the optional Network Sounder ETR-6/10N/30N you can show video sounder images on the display. Sounder Displays 4.1.1 Selecting a sounder display There are seven display modes from which to choose: dual frequency, single frequency, marker zoom, bottom zoom, bottom lock, bottom discrimination, and A-scope.
  • Page 123: Description Of Sounder Displays

    4. VIDEO SOUNDER OPERATION 4.1.2 Description of sounder displays Single-frequency display Minute marker Zero line Icons (alarm, battery, ° F simulation) Color bar Temp. scale Water temp. graph Water temp. display Depth Indications on the single frequency display Note: The water temperature display requires an appropriate water temperature sensor. It can be turned on or off with TEMPERATURE GRAPH on the SOUNDER MENU.
  • Page 124 HF picture The higher the frequency of the ultrasonic pulse the better the resolution. Therefore, the high frequency is ideal for detailed observation of fish school. Sounding area and transmission frequency Marker-zoom display The marker-zoom display expands a selected area of the normal sounder picture to full vertical size of the screen on the left-half window.
  • Page 125 4. VIDEO SOUNDER OPERATION Bottom-zoom display The bottom-zoom display expands bottom and bottom fish echoes by the zoom range selected on the SOUNDER RANGE SETUP menu (see paragraph 7.9.3), and is useful for determining bottom hardness. A bottom displayed with a short echo tail usually means it is a soft, sandy bottom.
  • Page 126 Bottom discrimination display The bottom discrimination mode displays the bottom echo to help you determine bottom hardness. A bottom displayed with a short echo tail usually means it is a soft, sandy bottom. A long echo tail means a hard bottom. Bottom tail Long tail = Hard bottom Short tail = Soft bottom...
  • Page 127: Selecting Screen Split Method In Combination Displays

    4. VIDEO SOUNDER OPERATION 4.1.3 Selecting screen split method in combination displays On combination sounder displays you can split the screen vertically or horizontally, using the SPLIT soft key as below. How to use the SPLIT soft key (example: dual frequency display) Automatic Sounder Operation Automatic sounder operation is useful when you are preoccupied with other tasks and do not have the time to adjust the display.
  • Page 128: How To Enable Automatic Sounder Operation

    4.2.3 How to enable automatic sounder operation 1. If not displayed, press the HIDE/SHOW key to show the sounder soft keys. 2. Press the AUTO/D. BOX soft key. AUTO MODE CRUISING FISHING OFF (MANUAL) Mode/frequency window 3. Use the Trackball or the ENTER knob to select CRUISING or FISHING as appropriate. 4.
  • Page 129: Adjusting The Gain

    4. VIDEO SOUNDER OPERATION 4.3.3 Adjusting the gain Normally, set the gain to the point where excessive noise does not appear on the screen. Use a higher gain setting for greater depths and a lower setting for shallow waters. Gain too high Examples of proper and improper gain Press the GAIN key to show the gain window, and adjust the ENTER knob or Trackball.
  • Page 130: Measuring Depth, Time

    Measuring Depth, Time The VRM measures the depth and the cross-hair cursor, time. 1. Rotate the ENTER knob to shift the VRM; counterclockwise to shift it downward, clockwise to shift it upward. You may also use the Trackball to shift the VRM. 2.
  • Page 131: Reducing Low Level Noise

    4. VIDEO SOUNDER OPERATION 1. Press the MENU key. 2. Press the SOUNDER MENU soft key. 3. Select NOISE LIMITER, then press the EDIT soft key to show the noise limiter window. NOISE LIMITER ¤ ¡ ¡ MEDIUM ¡ HIGH Noise limiter window 4.
  • Page 132: Erasing Weak Echoes

    4. Adjust the Trackball upward or downward to select clutter rejection level desired; 0 (OFF) through 16. The higher the number the higher the degree of suppression. Note that the clutter suppressor may erase weak echoes. Therefore, turn off the clutter when its use is not required.
  • Page 133: White Marker

    4. VIDEO SOUNDER OPERATION White Marker The white marker functions to display a particular echo color in white. For example, you may want to display the bottom echo in white to discriminate fish echoes near the bottom. 1. Press the MENU key. 2.
  • Page 134: Advancement Synchronized With Ship's Speed

    PICTURE ADVANCE ▲ 1/16 STOP ▼ Picture advance window 4. Use the Trackball to select speed desired. The fractions in the window denote the number of scan lines produced per transmission. For example, 1/8 means one scan line is produced every eight transmissions. STOP freezes the display and it is convenient for observing an echo.
  • Page 135: Display Colors

    4. VIDEO SOUNDER OPERATION Activating/deactivating the speed-dependent picture advance mode 1. Press the MENU key followed by the SOUNDER MENU soft key. 2. Select PRR LEVEL. 3. Press the EDIT soft key to open the setting window. 4. Use the Trackball to select SPD SENSING PRR. 5.
  • Page 136: Alarms

    4.11 Alarms The sounder section has five conditions which generate audio and visual alarms: bottom alarm, fish alarm (bottom lock), fish alarm (normal) and water temperature alarm (temperature sensor required). You may set up the sounder alarms on the SOUNDER ALARM menu, which may be displayed by pressing the ALARM key.
  • Page 137: Bottom Alarm

    4. VIDEO SOUNDER OPERATION 4.11.2 Bottom alarm The bottom alarm sounds when the bottom echo is within the alarm range set. To activate the bottom alarm, the depth must be displayed. Note that the bottom alarm is turned on or off reciprocally with the bottom alarm on the plotter alarm menu.
  • Page 138: Fish Alarm (b/l)

    4.11.4 Fish alarm (B/L) The bottom-lock fish alarm sounds when a fish echo is within a predetermined distance from the bottom. Note that the sensitivity of the fish alarm can be set on the SOUNDER SYSTEM SETUP menu. 1. Press the ALARM key to show the ALARM menu. 2.
  • Page 139: When An Alarm Setting Is Violated

    4. VIDEO SOUNDER OPERATION 4.11.6 When an alarm setting is violated... When an alarm setting has been violated the buzzer sounds and the speaker icon appears in red. Press the CLEAR key to silence the alarm. At this time the color of the speaker icon changes from red to background color.
  • Page 140: Water Temperature Graph

    4. VIDEO SOUNDER OPERATION 4.12 Water Temperature Graph The water temperature graph (appropriate sensor required) plots water temperature on the sounder display. (See the figure on page 4-3.) It can be turned on or off as below. 1. Press the MENU key to open the menu. 2.
  • Page 141: Interpreting The Sounder Display

    4. VIDEO SOUNDER OPERATION 4.15 Interpreting the Sounder Display 4.15.1 Zero line The zero line (sometimes referred to as the transmission line) represents the transducer’s position, and moves off the screen when a deep phased range is used. 4.15.2 Bottom echo Echoes from the bottom are normally the strongest and are displayed in reddish-brown, but the color and width will vary with bottom composition, water depth, frequency, sensitivity, etc.
  • Page 142: Fish School Echoes

    4.15.3 Fish school echoes Fish school echoes will generally be plotted between the zero line and the bottom. Usually the fish school/fish echo is weaker than the bottom echo because its reflection property is much smaller compared to the bottom. The size of the fish school can be ascertained from the density of the display.
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  • Page 144: Ais Operation

    START UP PICTURE 4. Press the AIS OPTION soft key to show the AIS OPTION menu. (The AIS OPTION soft key is shown in grey unless the AIS Interface Unit or FURUNO FA-150 AIS Transponder is connected.) AIS DISPLAY MODE...
  • Page 145 5. AIS OPERATION AIS DISPLAY MODE ▲ RANGE 1.0 nm SECTOR TCPA ▼ AIS DISPLAY MODE window 6. Choose desired option from the following and push the EDIT soft key. RANGE: Choose to use the AIS function within the range you specify. Use the numeric keys to enter the range from own ship and then go to step 8.
  • Page 146: Ais Symbols

    AIS Symbols When RANGE or SECTOR is selected, AIS-equipped ships are marked on the display at their current position with the appropriate AIS symbol as shown below. Symbol Activated automatically or manually. The dashed line shows ship’s SOG and COG (or STW and CTW). The solid shows target bearing. Activated target A target whose CPA and TCPA are within the CPA and TCPA values set by the operator.
  • Page 147: Activating Targets

    5. AIS OPERATION Activating Targets Use the trackball to place the cursor on the sleeping AIS target (indicates only the presence of a vessel equipped with AIS in a certain location) you wish to activate; that is, know more about a vessel’s motion. *1: Vector shows STW (speed thru water) and CSE (course) when water tracking mode is selected at the radar.
  • Page 148: Lost Target

    Lost Target A target is declared a lost target when no data is received for three to five reporting intervals. When this occurs, the target is marked with the (flashing) lost target symbol. However, the target which becomes a lost target is a activated target or a sleeping target within the lost target range.
  • Page 149: Proximity Alarm

    5. AIS OPERATION ▲ 0.5nm ▼ CPA window 6. Select a CPA limit desired from 0.5 nm, 1 nm, 2 nm, 3 nm, 5 nm and 6 nm with the Trackball. 7. Press the ENTER soft key. 8. Choose TCPA. 9.
  • Page 150: Showing, Hiding Ais Target Tracks

    Showing, Hiding AIS Target Tracks AIS target tracks may be shown or hidden as follows 1. Press the MENU key followed by the CHART SETUP and TRACKS & MARKS CONTROL soft keys to open the TRACK CONTROL menu. 2. Use the Trackball to select TARGET TRACK DISPLAY. 3.
  • Page 151: Displaying Past Positions Of Ais Targets

    5. AIS OPERATION 5.11 Displaying Past Positions of AIS Targets You can display time-spaced dots (maximum ten dots) marking the past positions of any AIS targets being tracked. You can evaluate a target’s actions by the spacing between dots. Below are examples of dot spacing and target movement. (a) Ship turning (b) Ship running To turn the AIS past position display on or off:...
  • Page 152: Data Transfer

    6. DATA TRANSFER This chapter provides information for saving and replaying data to and from memory cards, uploading and downloading data, loading waypoint data from Yeoman, and outputting data through the network. Memory Card Operations The memory cards store these data: marks, lines, waypoints, routes, track, position, water temperature and setting data (plotter only).
  • Page 153: Saving Data To A Memory Card

    6. DATA TRANSFER Note: If the memory card was not inserted correctly, the message “FAILED TO DELETE MEMORY CARD.” appears. 6.1.2 Saving data to a memory card 1. Insert a formatted memory card into the slot. 2. Press the MENU key followed by the SYSTEM CONFIGURATION, DATA TRANSFER, UPLOAD/DOWNLOAD DATA and SAVE DATA TO MEMORY CARD soft keys to show the SAVE DATA menu.
  • Page 154: Playing Back Data From A Memory Card

    6.1.3 Playing back data from a memory card Data (track, marks, lines, waypoints, routes and setting data) can be loaded from a memory card and displayed on the screen. This feature is useful for observing past data and setting up the equipment for a specific purpose with “setting data.” 1.
  • Page 155: Uploading, Downloading Data

    6. DATA TRANSFER Uploading, Downloading Data You can upload/download waypoints, routes, marks and lines from/to a PC, through the DATA 4 port at the rear of the display unit. Note that radar and sounder data cannot be uploaded or downloaded. 6.2.1 Setting communication software on the PC The communication format (RS-232C) with the PC is as follows: Baud Rate:...
  • Page 156 BAUD RATE 4800 bps 9600 bps 19200 bps Baud rate window 8. Select baud rate, then press the ENTER soft key. 9. Press the DWLOAD or UPLOAD soft key. You are asked if you are ready to download or upload waypoints and routes. 10.
  • Page 157 6. DATA TRANSFER Route data menu $GPRTE, x, x, a, ccc, c----c, c----c, ... , c----c <CR><LF> 1 2 3 Route data format 1: Number of sentences required for one complete route data (1 to 4). See Note 2. 2: Number of sentences currently used (1 to 4) 3: Message mode (Always set to C) 4: Route No.
  • Page 158: Loading Waypoint Data From Yeoman

    Mark data format $PFEC, GPmrk, xxxxxxxx, xxxxxxxx, xxxxxxxx, x, x, x, xxxxxxxx, c----c<CR><LF> 1: Geodetic latitude (Latitude in minutes, hexadecimal) 2: Longitude (longitude in minutes, hexadecimal) 3: Mercator latitude (latitude in minutes, hexadecimal) 4: Mark code 5: Color (0: black, 1: red, 2: yellow, 3: green, 4: light-blue, 5: purple, 6: blue, 7: white) 6: Status (hexadecimal number) (b0: (0/1)=mark/line), b1: (0/1)=(memory/replay) b2: reserve...
  • Page 159: Receiving Data Via Network Equipment

    6. DATA TRANSFER Receiving Data Via Network Equipment You can receive waypoints, routes, marks and lines from NavNet equipment. 1. Press the MENU key. 2. Press the SYSTEM CONFIGURATION soft key. 3. Press the DATA TRANSFER soft key. 4. Press the RECEIVE DATA VIA NETWORK soft key. HOST NAME MARKS &...
  • Page 160: Outputting Data Through The Network

    Outputting Data Through the Network Follow the procedure below to output data through the network. To prevent trouble, do not output the same data from multiple sources. 1. Press the MENU key to open the menu. 2. Press the SYSTEM CONFIGURATION, SYSTEM SETUP, PORT SETUP and OUTPUT THROUGH NETWORK soft keys.
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  • Page 162: Customizing Your Unit

    7. CUSTOMIZING YOUR UNIT This chapter describes the various options which allow you to set up your unit to suit your needs. For mode-specific menus, e.g. radar, plotter and sounder, make sure that you select the appropriate display when making changes or viewing menu options. General Setup This paragraph shows you how to set up functions common to the plotter, radar and sounder displays.
  • Page 163 7. CUSTOMIZING YOUR UNIT Item Description Key Beep Turns key beep on/off. Language Chooses menu language. Range Unit Chooses unit of range and speed measurement. Temperature Chooses unit of water temperature Unit measurement. Depth Unit Chooses unit of depth measurement. Wind Unit Chooses unit of wind measurement.
  • Page 164 Contents of general setup menu (con’t from previous page) Item Description TD Display Chooses type of TD to display. Speed Chooses speed format to display. Position Chooses how to display position. Display Examples of MGRS indications: 18S: Locating a point within the Grid Zone Designation 18SUU: Locating a point within a 100,000-meter square...
  • Page 165: Radar Setup

    7. CUSTOMIZING YOUR UNIT Contents of general setup menu (con’t from previous page) Item Description Range & Chooses how to calculate range and Bearing bearing. Mode Bearing Chooses bearing display format for Readout course, course over ground and cursor bearing. Magnetic The magnetic variations for all areas of Variation...
  • Page 166 Contents of radar display setup menu Item Description References EBL bearing, shown in the Reference EBL data box, to North (True) or heading (Relative). Relative with no heading input. True only in course-up, north-up and true motion. Cursor Chooses how to display cursor position. Position Note: “RNG &...
  • Page 167 7. CUSTOMIZING YOUR UNIT Contents of radar display setup menu (con’t from previous page) Item Description Background Chooses colors of background, Color range rings and characters. Effective when HUE soft key is set for MANUAL SET. Echo Color Chooses echo color. 2ND Echo Reduces second-trace echoes.
  • Page 168: Radar Range Setup

    7.2.2 Radar range setup You may choose the radar ranges you wish to use, from the RADAR RANGE SETUP menu. After choosing the ranges desired, change the range with the RANGE key to activate range settings. Available ranges depends on the radar used. At least two ranges must be turned on.
  • Page 169: Function Key Setup

    7. CUSTOMIZING YOUR UNIT 7.2.3 Function key setup The function keys provide one-touch execution of a desired function. The default radar function key settings are as shown in the table below. Function Key If the above settings are not to your liking you may change them as follows: 1.
  • Page 170 Menu Item Function Assigns no function. HL: HDG LINE OFF Turns heading line off. MOD: MODE Selects presentation mode. GAI: GAIN Shows gain sensitivity adjustment window. SEA: A/C SEA Shows A/C SEA adjustment window. RAI: A/C RAIN Shows A/C RAIN adjustment window. Displays FTC window.
  • Page 171: Plotter Setup

    7. CUSTOMIZING YOUR UNIT Plotter Setup This paragraph provides the information necessary for setting up the plotter display. 7.3.1 Navigation options Navigation options, for example, waypoint switching method, may be set on the PLOTTER SETUP menu. 1. Show the plotter display, then press the MENU key open the main menu. 2.
  • Page 172: Function Key Setup

    7.3.2 Function key setup The function keys provide one-touch execution of a desired function. The default plotter function key settings are as shown in the table below. Function Default Function Start/stop recording/plotting own ship’s track. Edit mark/line. Ruler (measure range and bearing between two points). Add new waypoint.
  • Page 173 7. CUSTOMIZING YOUR UNIT 4. Select function desired with the Trackball, then press the ENTER soft key or ENTER knob to register your selection. 5. Press the MENU key to close the menu. Menu Item Function Assigns no function. ADD: ADD NEW WPT Registers waypoint at cursor position.
  • Page 174: Chart Setup

    Chart Setup This paragraph shows you how to setup digital charts, from offsetting chart position to turning chart attributes on or off. 7.4.1 Chart offset In some instances position may be off by a few seconds. For example, the position of the ship is shown to be at sea while it is in fact moored at a pier.
  • Page 175: Navionics Gold Chart Attributes

    Off, All On (display area data for cursor-selected object), Points On (display only point data for cursor-selected object) Detailed, Simple International, US On, Off (Con’t on next page) CHART ALL ON CONFIG DETAILED INTERNATIONAL EDIT PREV. PAGE Page 2 *: For FURUNO chart only. Settings...
  • Page 176: C-map Chart Attributes

    Contents of chart configuration menu (Navionics GOLD) (con’t from previous page) Item Marine Features Turn marine features on or off. Land Features Turn land features on or off. CONTOUR LINE Soft key Spot Soundings Turn water depth display on or off. Safe Contour Paint areas in dark blue (default Shading...
  • Page 177 7. CUSTOMIZING YOUR UNIT CHART CONFIGURATION menu description CHART CONFIGURATION menu description Object Content PERSPECTIVE Perspective display on/off DE-CLUTTER Overlapping object on/off CHART Choose chart DISPLAY MODE display mode SAFETY Safety status STATUS* indication WAYPOINT Waypoints marks and waypoint names WAYPOINT Waypoint names NAME...
  • Page 178 CHART CONFIGURATION menu description (con’t from previous page) Object Content ATTENTION Attention areas AREAS TIDES & Tidal station and CURRENTS current station SEABED TYPE Seabed type PORTS & Ports and SERVICES services TRACKS & Tracks and routes ROUTES UNDERWATER Below-surface OBJECTS obstructions such as wrecks...
  • Page 179 7. CUSTOMIZING YOUR UNIT CHART CONFIGURATION menu description (con’t from previous page) Object Content CHART Chart boundary lines BOUNDARIES MIXING Changes chart scale to fit whole chart on display CHART Maintains current chart scale LEVEL regardless of zoom setting VALUE- Show/hide the "Conservation ADDED DATA Area"...
  • Page 180 DECLUT.: For C-MAP MAX charts, symbols of low priority (ex. map symbols on land) can be automatically hidden to unclutter the screen when you change the scale. When the function is turned on, DECLUT. appears in red. DANGERS: Shown in red when the GROUNDING alarm detects the high-risk object (listed in the grounding report) when the GROUNDING alarm is turned on.
  • Page 181: Data Boxes Setup

    7. CUSTOMIZING YOUR UNIT depth lines and soundings (depth contours, depth data, etc.) Setting SHOW FROM ROCKS BOTTOM TYPE DEPTH DISPLAY: Choose range for rocks depth display. Setting SHOW FROM Data Boxes Setup You may select the data to show in the data boxes for the plotter, radar and sounder displays.
  • Page 182: Hot

    Hot Page Setup Six user-arrangeable hot pages are provided for quick selection of desired display. If the default hot pages are not to your liking you may change them as shown below. 1. Press the MENU key followed by pressing the SYSTEM CONFIGURATION, SYSTEM SETUP, HOT PAGE &...
  • Page 183: Navigator Setup

    The NAV SETUP menu mainly selects the source of nav data. For GPS receiver other than a FURUNO BB GPS, speed averaging and local time offset (to use local time) are also available. Press the MENU key followed by the SYSTEM CONFIGURATION, NAV OPTION and NAV SOURCE SETTINGS soft keys to display this menu.
  • Page 184 Offsets NMEA wind speed data. Enter Calibration amount in percentage. Wind(MWV) Chooses source of wind data. Select Source FURUNO BB GPS to get wind data from WS-200. Chooses source of air temperature data. Temperature Select FURUNO BB GPS to get air Source temperature data from WS-200.
  • Page 185: Furuno Bb Gps Receiver Setup

    7. CUSTOMIZING YOUR UNIT 7.7.2 FURUNO BB GPS receiver setup The GPS SETUP menu sets up the FURUNO BB GPS recceiver. Press the MENU key followed by the SYSTEM CONFIGURATION, NAV OPTION and GPS SENSOR SETTINGS soft keys to display this menu.
  • Page 186 Contents of GPS setup menu (con’t on previous page) Item Description Position Smoothing When the DOP or receiving condition is unfavorable, the GPS fix may change greatly, even if the vessel is not moving. This change can be reduced by smoothing the raw GPS fixes.
  • Page 187 Clears the Almanac to receive the latest Almanac. GPS STATUS Displays GPS satellite status display. (soft key) Requires FURUNO BB GPS receiver or GPS navigator outputting the data sentence GSA or GSV. For further details see the chapter on Maintenance. 7-26 Settings Max.
  • Page 188: Td Display Setup

    WAAS SETUP Press the WAAS SETUP soft key to show the WAAS SETUP display. Item WAAS MODE Select ON to use the WAAS mode. WAAS SEARCH WAAS satellite can be searched automatically or manually. For manual search, enter appropriate WAAS satellite number. WAAS ALARM When the WAAS signal is lost, the audible alarm sounds with the visual message “NO...
  • Page 189 7. CUSTOMIZING YOUR UNIT Displaying Loran C TDs 1. Select GRI, then press the EDIT soft key to show the GRI & station pair window. GRI & STATION PAIR ▲ 9940 11-27 ▼ U.S. WEST COAST Loran GRI & station pair window 2.
  • Page 190: Nav Data Display Setup

    2. Adjust the Trackball upward or downward to select Decca chain number. 3. Roll the Trackball rightward to show the display below, to enable selection of station pair. CHAIN STATION PAIR ▲ ▼ S BALTIC Decca chain and station pair window 4.
  • Page 191: Sounder Setup

    7. CUSTOMIZING YOUR UNIT 3. Use the Trackball to select a location. 4. Press the EDIT soft key. The following display appears. DISPLAY DATA POSITION WPT POSITION BEARING RANGE DEPTH TEMPERATURE LOG TRIP TIME TO GO DATE TIME WIND Nav data setup window 5.
  • Page 192 Sounder system setup menu description Item Description Fish Alarm Sets the fish alarm sensitivity; that is, Level the minimum echo strength which will trigger the fish alarms. Transmission Turns TX power on/off. TVG (Time Varied Gain) compensates (HF,LF) for propagation attenuation of the ultrasonic waves.
  • Page 193 7. CUSTOMIZING YOUR UNIT Sounder system setup menu description (con’t from previous page) Item STC (HF, LF) Adjusts STC level for the high and low frequencies, and is useful for (For ETR-30N suppressing surface noise. The only) setting range is 0-10; the higher the setting the greater the extent of suppression.
  • Page 194: Sensor Setup

    7.9.2 Sensor setup The SENSOR SETUP menu lets you further refine speed, water temperature and depth data fed from the network sounder. 1. Show the sounder display, then press the MENU key. 2. Press the SOUNDER SYSTEM SETUP and SENSOR SETUP soft keys to show the SENSOR SETUP menu.
  • Page 195: Sounding Range, Zoom Range, Bottom Lock Range

    7. CUSTOMIZING YOUR UNIT 7.9.3 Sounding range, zoom range, bottom lock range This paragraph shows you how to set custom ranges for basic range, zoom range (marker and bottom zoom) and bottom lock range. All default basic ranges are restored whenever the unit of depth measurement is changed.
  • Page 196: Function Key Setup

    7.9.4 Function key setup The function keys provide one-touch execution of a desired function. The default sounder function key settings are as shown in the table below. Function Key If the above settings are not to your liking you may change them as follows: 1.
  • Page 197 7. CUSTOMIZING YOUR UNIT Menu Item Function Assigns no function. MOD: AUTO MODE Display automatic mode selection window. GHF: GAIN – HF Displays high frequency gain adjustment window. GLF: GAIN – LF Displays low frequency gain adjustment window. SFT: SHIFT Shifts range in manual operation.
  • Page 198: Nav Graphic Display Setup

    7.10 Nav Graphic Display Setup The nav graphic display (see paragraph 3.1.2) shows either the compass display or the wind angle display, together with depth and temperature graphs. You may choose which to display and setup the depth and temperature graphs as follows: 1.
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  • Page 200: Maintenance, Troubleshooting

    8. MAINTENANCE, TROUBLESHOOTING This chapter provides information necessary for keeping your unit in good working order and remedying simple problems. WARNING Do not open the equipment. Hazardous voltage which can cause electrical shock exists inside the equipment. Only qualified personnel should work inside the equipment.
  • Page 201: Replacement Of Battery On Circuit Board

    8. MAINTENANCE, TROUBLESHOOTING Replacement of Battery on Circuit Board A lithium battery (Type CR2450-F2 ST2L, Code No. 000-144-941) fitted on a circuit board inside the display unit preserves data when the equipment is turned off, and its life is about three years.
  • Page 202: Replacing The Magnetron

    When the synchro belt of MODEL1824C has worn out, the sweep is not synchronized with antenna rotation, which results in an abnormal picture. When you suspect that the synchro belt has worn out, contact a FURUNO agent or dealer about replacement. (Type: 40 S2M 266UG, Code No.: 000-808-743) Trackball Maintenance If the cursor skips or moves abnormally, you may need to clean the Trackball.
  • Page 203: Simple Troubleshooting

    8. MAINTENANCE, TROUBLESHOOTING Simple Troubleshooting This section provides simple troubleshooting procedures which the user can follow to restore normal operation. If you cannot restore normal operation do not attempt to check inside the unit. Any trouble should be referred to a qualified technician.
  • Page 204: Plotter

    8.7.3 Plotter Requires a FURUNO BB GPS Receiver. If… • check that antenna connector is firmly fastened. position is not fixed within three minutes • check number of satellites received, on the GPS status display. (See • check that the correct geodetic chart system is selected, on the GPS position is wrong •...
  • Page 205: Sounder

    8. MAINTENANCE, TROUBLESHOOTING 8.7.4 Sounder Requires Network Sounder ETR-6/10N/30N. If… you selected a sounder display with the DISP key marks and characters appear the picture appears picture sensitivity is too low the depth indication is not displayed noise or interference shows on the display the water temperature graph appears...
  • Page 206: Diagnostics

    Four tests are provided: Memory I/O test, Keyboard test, and Test pattern. 8.8.1 Memory I/O test The memory I/O test provides for individual testing of the display unit, FURUNO BB GPS Receiver, Network Sounder ETR-6/10N, ETR-30N, and ARP, displaying program number and checking for proper operation.
  • Page 207 Press the GPS SENSOR TEST soft key at the MEMORY I/O TEST menu to test a FURUNO BB GPS receiver. The equipment displays GPS receiver program version number, and checks the GPS unit for proper operation, displaying OK or NG (No Good) as the result.
  • Page 208 Network sounder test (Requires Network Sounder ETR-6/10N, ETR-30N) Press the NETWORK SOUNDER TEST soft key at the MEMORY I/O TEST menu to test the Network Sounder ETR-6/10N or ETR-30N. The equipment displays network sounder program version number, checks the ROM and RAM, and displays water temperature (appropriate sensor required) and depth.
  • Page 209: Test Pattern

    8. MAINTENANCE, TROUBLESHOOTING 8.8.2 Test pattern The test pattern test checks the display for proper display of colors. 1. Press the MENU key to show the menu. 2. Press the SYSTEM CONFIGURATION soft key. 3. Press the SYSTEM SETUP soft key. 4.
  • Page 210: Keyboard

    8.8.3 Keyboard The keyboard test checks the controls on the display unit for proper operation. 1. Press the MENU key to show the menu. 2. Press the SYSTEM CONFIGURATION soft key. 3. Press the SYSTEM SETUP soft key. 4. Press the TEST & CLEAR soft key. 5.
  • Page 211: Gps Status Display

    GPS Status Display The GPS status display provides data about the GPS satellites. It is available with connection of a FURUNO BB GPS receiver or a GPS receiver outputting the data sentence GSA or GSV. 1. Press the MENU key.
  • Page 212: Clearing Memories

    11. Turn the power off and on again. Note: The message “SYSTEM HAS FAILED START UP TEST. PLEASE CONTACT A LOCAL FURUNO REPRESENTATIVE FOR REPAIR. PUSH ANY KEY TO CONTINUE.” may appear when powering on the display unit immediately after clearing any memory. It is not an indication of malfunction.
  • Page 213: Error Messages

    Voltage of battery on circuit board in display unit is low. No bearing pulse from radar antenna. No position data is present. Possible problem with FURUNO BB GPS receiver. No heading pulse Remedy • Check that display unit where the sounder is connected is turned on.
  • Page 214: Appendix

    APPENDIX Menu Overview Radar MENU Key RADAR EBL REFERENCE (TRUE, RELATIVE) DISPLAY CURSOR POSITION (LAT/LON, TD, RNG&BRG-REL, RNG&BRG-TRUE, MGRS) SETUP TUNING (AUTO, MAN) TX SECTOR BLANKING (ON (FROM 000°, SECTOR 001°), OFF) NOISE REJECTION (OFF, LOW, HIGH) BACKGROUND COLOR (BLACK/GREEN, BLACK/RED, BLUE/WHITE, ECHO COLOR (YELLOW, GREEN, MULTI-COLOR) 2ND ECHO REJECTION (ON, OFF) WATCHMAN TIME (5, 10, 20 minutes)
  • Page 215 WIND DIRECTION OFFSET (S(P)0 - 180°) WIND SPEED CALIBRATION (-50 - +50%) WIND(MWV) SOURCE (FURUNO BB GPS, NMEA) AIR TEMPERATURE SOURCE (FURUNO BB GPS, NMEA) AIR PRESSURE SOURCE (FURUNO BB GPS, NMEA) GEODETIC DATUM (WGS-84, OTHERS: See page AP-10.) POSITION SMOOTHING (0 - 999 seconds)
  • Page 216 PORT SYSTEM SETUP SETUP * = AAM, APB, BOD, BWR(BWC)#1, DPT(DBT)#2, GGA, GLL, GTD, MTW, RMA, RMB, RMC, VHW, VTG, WPL, XTE, ZDA, HDT, HDG, MWV, ZTG, TTM #1= BWR for rhumb line, BWC for great circle #2 = DBT for NMEA Ver. 1.5; DPT for NMEA Ver. 2.0 DATA 1: OUTPUT FORMAT GPS/NMEA...
  • Page 217 APPENDIX TEST & CLEAR DATA UPLOAD/ TRANSFER DOWNLOAD DATA RECEIVE YEOMAN DATA (Receive Yeoman data.) RECEIVE DATA VIA NETWORK AP-4 MEMORY DISPLAY UNIT TEST I/O TEST GPS SENSOR TEST* NETWORK SOUNDER TEST** ARP TEST*** KEYBOARD & REMOTE TEST TEST PATTERN MEMORY DISPLAY UNIT (YES, NO) CLEAR...
  • Page 218 CHART OFFSET (Offsets chart position.) TRACKS & MARKS CONTROL CHART CONFIG (FURUNO, NavCharts OWN SHIP TRACK DISP (ON, OFF) OWN SHIP TRACK COLOR (RED, YELLOW, GREEN, LIGHT BLUE, PURPLE, BLUE, WHITE) TARGET TRACKS DISPLAY (ON, OFF, ARP ONLY, AIS ONLY, BOTH)
  • Page 219 APPENDIX (Defaults are for CUSTOM mode.) CHART DETAILS (C-MAP chart) (See page 7-16.) Page 1 Page 2 DEPTH CONFIG soft key DEPTH SHADING CONFIRMATION (AUTO, MANUAL, NONE) DEPTH SHADING DISPLAY (7, 18, 30, 60) DEPTH LINES & SPOT SOUNDINGS DISPLAY MODES (PLOTTER/OVERLAY, PLOTTER, OFF) DEPTH LINES &...
  • Page 220 WAYPOINTS/ WAYPOINTS ROUTES ROUTES Destination is required. CREATE VOYAGE- BASED ROUTE FUNCTION SOFT KEY 1 - SOFT KEY 5 KEY SETUP* (OFF, ADD NEW WPT, MOVE WPT, RULER, GO TO WPT, GO TO ROUTE, EDIT MK/LINE, TRACK ON/OFF, TTM ON/OFF, DEL TGT TRK, ALPHA LIST, LOCAL LIST, ROUTE LIST, D.
  • Page 221 APPENDIX Sounder MENU Key SOUNDER NOISE LIMITER (OFF, LOW, MEDIUM, HIGH) MENU CLUTTER (0-16, AUTO) WHITE MARKER (1-8 (8-color), 1-16 (16 color), OFF) ZOOM MARKER (ON, OFF) HUE (1-9) SIGNAL LEVEL (OFF, SL1-SL3, 8 color, monochrome, SL1-SL6) PICTURE ADVANCE (2/1, 1/1, 1/2, 1/4, 1/8, 1/16, STOP) TEMPERATURE GRAPH (ON, OFF) PRR LEVEL (0-20, SPD SENSING PRR) D.
  • Page 222: Radar Alarms

    EXT VIDEO MENU Key SYSTEM CONFIGURATION ALARM key Radar Alarms ALARM key SET GUARD 1 (ERASE GUARD 1) SET GUARD 2 (ERASE GUARD 2) Plotter Alarms AUDIO ALARM (INT & EXT BUZZ, INTERNAL BUZZ, OFF) ALARM key ARRIVAL ALARM (ON, OFF) ANCHOR WATCH ALARM (ON, OFF) PROXIMITY ALARM (ON, OFF) XTE ALARM (ON, OFF)
  • Page 223: Geodetic Chart List

    APPENDIX Geodetic Chart List 001: WGS84 002: WGS72 003: TOKYO : Mean Value (Japan, Korea, and Okinawa) 004: NORTH AMERICAN 1927 : Mean Value (CONUS) 005: EUROPEAN 1950 : Mean Value 006: AUSTRALIAN GEODETIC 1984 : Australia and Tasmania Island 007: ADINDAN : Mean Value (Ethiopia and Sudan) 008: : Ethiopia 009: : Mall...
  • Page 224: Icons

    Icons Icon North marker. Points to North. Correct chart and suitable scale - full chart reliability. Chart overenlarged. Plotter, radar, sounder alarm setting violated. Track is not being recorded or plotted. Chart offset applied. Voyage-based route currently being created. Latitude and longitude position offset applied. Voltage of battery on circuit board in display unit is low.
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  • Page 226: Specifications

    SPECIFICATIONS OF MARINE RADAR MODEL 18x4C/19x4C SERIES GENERAL 1.1 Range, Pulse length (PL) & Pulse Repetition Rate (PRR) Pulse length (μs) Range (nm) 0.125 to 1.5 0.08 1.5 to 3 3 to 72* *Maximum Range: M1824C: 24nm, M1834C: 36nm, M1934C: 48nm, M1944C: 64nm, M1954C: 72nm 1.2 Range Resolution...
  • Page 227 2.3 MODEL1934C: 2.3.1 Radiator 2.3.2 Polarization 2.3.3 Antenna Rotation 2.3.4 Radiator Length 2.3.5 Horizontal Beamwidth 2.4° 2.3.6 Vertical Beamwidth 2.3.7 Sidelobe Attenuation 2.4 MODEL1944C: 2.4.1 Radiator 2.4.2 Polarization 2.4.3 Antenna Rotation 2.4.4 Radiator Length 2.4.5 Horizontal Beamwidth 1.9° 2.4.6 Vertical Beamwidth 2.4.7 Sidelobe Attenuation 2.5 MODEL1954C:...
  • Page 228 3.6 Receiver Front End 3.7 Bandwidth 3.8 Duplexer 3.9 Warming up DISPLAY UNIT 4.1 Display 4.2 Range, Range Ring Interval (RI), Number of Rings Range (nm) 0.125 0.25 RI (nm) 0.0625 0.125 0.125 0.25 0.25 0.5 0.5 1 1 Rings Maximum range: M1824C: 24nm, M1834C: 36nm, M1934C: 48nm, M1944C: 64nm, M1954C: 72nm 4.3 Markers...
  • Page 229 Simple route: 200 routes with 35 waypoints each 1 point 1 course with 35 waypoints max. SD card - FURUNO or NAVIONICS chart card available C-MAP chart card also available Arrival and Anchor watch, Cross track error and proximity alarms, Ship’s speed in and out alarms, Water temperature,...
  • Page 230 ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITION 7.1 Ambient Temperature 7.2 Relative Humidity 7.3 Waterproofing 7.4 Bearing Vibration COATING COLOR 8.1 Display Unit 8.2 Antenna Unit M1824C/1834C M1934C/1944C/1954C Antenna Unit: -25°C to +70°C Display Unit: -15°C to +55°C Power Supply Unit: -15°C to +55°C 93 % or less at +40°C Antenna Unit: IPX6 Display Unit: IPX5 (External monitor connected: IPX0) Power Supply Unit: IPX0...
  • Page 231 SPECIFICATIONS OF VIDEO PLOTTER GD-1920C PLOTTER FUNCTION 1.1 Projection 1.2 Usable Area 1.3 Effective Area 1.4 Display pixels 1.5 Position Indication 1.6 Effective Projection Area 1.7 Track Display 1.8 Colors 1.9 Memory Capacity 1.10 Storage Capacity 1.11 MOB 1.12 Quick Routes 1.13 Electronic Chart 1.14 Alarms alarms, Ship’s speed in and out alarms, Water temperature,...
  • Page 232: Index

    (sounder) ...4-18 proximity ...3-51 speed...3-50 trip...3-51 water temperature ...4-17 XTE (cross track error) ...3-50 Anchor watch alarm...3-49 Antenna height (FURUNO BB GPS receiver) ...7-26 acquisition of targets...2-27 activating ...2-27 ARP SETUP menu ...2-27 CPA/TCPA alarm ...2-32, 5-5 data ... 2-31 deactivating...
  • Page 233 3-15 tide information ... 3-16 CNTRL PLOTTR soft key ... 1-9 CNTRL SNDR soft key ... 1-9 Cold start (FURUNO BB GPS receiver ) .. 7-26 Colors radar display... 7-6 radar echoes ... 7-6 sounder echoes ... 4-14 Compass display ...
  • Page 234 North-up mode plotter ... 3-8 radar ... 2-7 O Offset EBL... 2-15 OFFSET soft key ... 2-15, 2-16 P Picture advance speed ... 4-12 PLOTTER SETUP menu... 7-10 Port, port services icons ...3-11 Position smoothing (FURUNO BB GPS INDEX IN-3...
  • Page 235 ... 3-37 removing waypoint from ... 3-39 voyage based ... 3-34 S SART... 2-35 Satellite disable (FURUNO BB GPS receiver) ... 7-26 SAVE DATA menu ... 6-1 SAVE/MOB key ... 1-12 Second-track echoes (radar) ... 2-24 Sensor setup ...
  • Page 236 VRM (Variable Range Marker) radar ...2-9 sounder...4-9 VRM soft key ...2-9 W W. MAN soft key ...2-23 WAAS setup (FURUNO BB GPS receiver) ...7-27 Watchman ...2-23 Water temperature alarm...4-17 Water temperature graph ... 4-19 Water temperature unit ... 7-4 Waypoint marker (radar) ... 2-25 Waypoints changing size ...

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