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Garmin echo 550c Owner's Manual

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  • Page 1 200, 300c, 500c and 550c owner’s manual...
  • Page 2 All rights reserved. Except as expressly provided herein, no part of this manual may be reproduced, copied, transmitted, disseminated, downloaded or stored in any storage medium, for any purpose without the express prior written consent of Garmin. Garmin hereby grants permission to download a single copy of this manual onto a hard drive or other electronic storage medium to be viewed and to print one copy of this manual or of any revision hereto, provided that such electronic or printed copy of this manual must contain the complete text of this copyright notice and provided further that any unauthorized commercial distribution of this manual or any revision hereto is strictly prohibited.
  • Page 3: Registering Your Device

    1. Select the value of the first digit using 2. Select an option: • For the echo 200, echo 500c, and echo 550c, select to advance to the next digit. • For the echo 300c, select ENTER to advance to the next digit.
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Sonar Screen Settings... Alarms ... Sonar Numbers ... Calibration ... appendix ... Specifications ... Cleaning the Outer Casing ... Cleaning the Screen ... System Settings... Software License Agreement... Index ... echo 200, echo 300c, echo 500c, and echo 550c Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 5: Getting Started

    4) on the echo 200, echo 500c, and echo 550c. Turns the device on or off and adjusts the backlight. echo 200, echo 300c, echo 500c, and echo 550c Owner’s Manual Turning On and Turning Off the Device Press Color or grayscale Display The echo 200 has a grayscale display.
  • Page 6: Adjusting The Color Scheme

    4), the Split Zoom page (page 5), the Split Frequency page the Flasher page (page For the echo 300c, the echo 500c, and the echo 550c, you can select the color scheme displayed on a sonar screen. Color Scheme Color White Yellow...
  • Page 7: Menu Timeout

    5), or the Flasher page (page After adjusting a setting and returning to a page, you can quickly return to the setting options. After returning to the page, select echo 200, echo 300c, echo 500c, and echo 550c Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 8: Viewing Pages

    1. From any page, select MENU > Pages. 2. Select a page. TIP: When using the echo 200, the echo 500c, or the echo 550c, select or from any page to quickly access the page menu. Select or to select a page.
  • Page 9: Split Zoom Page

    ➌ Depth range. ➍ echo 200, echo 300c, echo 500c, and echo 550c Owner’s Manual Increasing the Width of the Zoom Screen You can increase the width of the magnified portion of the Split Zoom page. From the Split Zoom page , select MENU > Setup > Sonar Setup >...
  • Page 10: Log Pages

    Auto, the depth range automatically adjusts to display all the log values within the selected duration. 1. Select MENU > Depth Log Options > Scale. 2. Select a depth-range scale. echo 200, echo 300c, echo 500c, and echo 550c Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 11 1. Select MENU > Temp. Log Options > Duration. 2. Select a duration. echo 200, echo 300c, echo 500c, and echo 550c Owner’s Manual Setting the Temperature Log Scale Before you can set the temperature-range scale, you must open the temperature log You can change the temperature-range scale on the temperature log.
  • Page 12: Flasher Page

    Odometer to Zero NOTE: The device must be connected to a speed-wheel transducer to use the odometer. From the Numbers page, select MENU > Reset Odometer. ➊ ➋ echo 200, echo 300c, echo 500c, and echo 550c Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 13: Using The Echo

    When you set the range on one page, that setting is applied to the other pages. echo 200, echo 300c, echo 500c, and echo 550c Owner’s Manual Zoom adjustments You can adjust the zoom of the Full Screen page, the Split Zoom page, and the Split Frequency page manually, or you can allow the device to adjust the zoom automatically.
  • Page 14 5), or the Split Frequency (page 4), the Split Zoom page 1. Select MENU. 2. Select an option. • For the echo 200, echo 500c, or echo 550c, select Pause/Rewind Sonar. • For the echo 300c, select Pause Sonar. resuming the Sonar Screen (page After pausing the screen or viewing the sonar history, select MENU >...
  • Page 15 Sonar History rewind When using the echo 200, the echo 500c, or the echo 550c, you can pause the screen and then scroll the screen to view your sonar history. ➋ ➊ ➍ Water temperature at the location indicated by the vertical line.
  • Page 16 (page 5), or the ➊ ➋ A-Scope ➊ Diameter of the sonar cone at the present depth. ➋ echo 200, echo 300c, echo 500c, and echo 550c Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 17: Alarms

    NOTE: Alarm settings are saved when the device is turned off. 1. From any page, select MENU > Setup > Alarms > Battery > On. echo 200, echo 300c, echo 500c, and echo 550c Owner’s Manual 2. Enter the value of the alarm setting (page 3.
  • Page 18 Auto-Low. to increase the gain setting until you begin to see noise in the to decrease the gain. (page 5), the Split Frequency page (page echo 200, echo 300c, echo 500c, and echo 550c Owner’s Manual (page 5), or...
  • Page 19: Sonar Numbers

    When you show or hide the surface noise on one page, that setting is applied to the other pages. Select MENU > Setup > Sonar Setup > Surface Noise > Hide. echo 200, echo 300c, echo 500c, and echo 550c Owner’s Manual Sonar numbers You can adjust which numbers (water temperature, battery voltage, water...
  • Page 20: Calibration

    2. From any page, select MENU > Setup > Calibration > Keel Offset. 3. Use location of the transducer. , measure the distance ➊ ➊ ➋ to select positive (+) or negative (-), based on the echo 200, echo 300c, echo 500c, and echo 550c Owner’s Manual , measure ➋...
  • Page 21 8. Check the temperature offset value on the Calibration screen to ensure you have entered the correct value. echo 200, echo 300c, echo 500c, and echo 550c Owner’s Manual Calibrating the Water Speed Sensor 1. From any page, select MENU > Setup > Calibration > Calibrate Water Speed.
  • Page 22: Appendix

    2. Gently wipe the screen with a soft, clean, lint-free cloth. System Settings Setting the Language 1. From any page, select MENU > Setup > Units > Language. 2. Select the language. echo 200, echo 300c, echo 500c, and echo 550c Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 23: Software License Agreement

    THE FOLLOWING SOFTWARE LICENSE AGREEMENT. PLEASE READ THIS AGREEMENT CAREFULLY. Garmin Ltd. and its subsidiaries (“Garmin”) grant you a limited license to use the software embedded in this device (the “Software”) in binary executable form in the normal operation of the product. Title, ownership rights, and intellectual property rights in and to the Software remain in Garmin and/or its third-party providers.
  • Page 24: Index

    10, sonar numbers span 9, speed sensor, calibrating speed, showing Split Frequency page split size echo 200, echo 300c, echo 500c, and echo 550c Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 25 200, echo 300c, echo 500c, and echo 550c Owner’s Manual Index...
  • Page 28 © 2011 Garmin Ltd. or its subsidiaries Garmin International, Inc. 1200 East 151 Street, Olathe, Kansas 66062, USA Garmin (Europe) Ltd. Liberty House, Hounsdown Business Park, Southampton, Hampshire, SO40 9LR UK Garmin Corporation No. 68, Zhangshu 2 Road, Xizhi Dist., New Taipei City, 221, Taiwan (R.O.C.) www.garmin.com...

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