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E-Series
Networked
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Reference Manual
Document number: 81244_2
Date: March 2006

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  • Page 1 E-Series Networked Display Reference Manual Document number: 81244_2 Date: March 2006...
  • Page 2: Trademarks And Registered Trademarks

    Trademarks and registered trademarks Autohelm, HSB, Raymarine, RayTech Navigator, Sail Pilot, SeaTalk and Sportpilot are registered trademarks of Raymarine Limited. Apelco is a registered trademark of Raymarine Holdings Limited (registered in all major marketing territories). AST, Autoadapt, Auto GST, Autoseastate, Autotrim, Bidata, Marine Intelligence, Maxiview, On Board, Raychart, Raynav, Raypilot, Raystar, ST40, ST60, Seaclutter, Smart Route, Tridata and Waypoint Navigation are trademarks of Raymarine Limited.
  • Page 3: Important Information

    Intended use The display units detailed in this handbook may form part of marine navigational radar system or GPS system intended for use on (non-IMO/SOLAS class) leisure vessels or small workboats. This handbook contains important information on the operation and maintenance of your E-Series Display.
  • Page 4 The E-Series and its charts do not therefore exclude the user from carrying the required official charts and documents. Raymarine does not warrant that this product is error-free or that it is compatible with products manufactured by any person or entity other than Raymarine.
  • Page 5: About This Manual

    Technical accuracy To the best of our knowledge, the technical information contained within this handbook, was correct at the time of printing. However, Raymarine cannot accept liability for any inaccuracies or omissions it may contain. In addition, Raymarine’s policy of continuous product improvement may change specifications without notice.
  • Page 6: Emc Conformance

    EMC conformance All Raymarine equipment and accessories are designed to the best industry standards for use in the recreational marine environment. Their design and manufacture conforms to the appropriate Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) standards, but correct installation is required to ensure that performance is not compromised.
  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    Contents Contents Chapter 1: Overview ...1 1.1 What will my E-Series integrate with? ... 1 1.2 What can the E-Series Display do? ... 2 1.3 The Simulator ... 5 Chapter 2: General Operation ...7 2.1 Introduction ... 7 2.2 Powering the display ON/OFF ...7 2.3 Using the controls ...8 The control panel ...
  • Page 8 2.10 Emergencies and warnings ...30 Man Overboard (MOB) ...30 Alarms ...31 Chapter 3: Working with Waypoints ...33 3.1 What is a waypoint? ...33 3.2 How are waypoints represented? ...34 3.3 Placing a waypoint ...35 3.4 Navigating to a waypoint ...36 Start navigating to a waypoint ...36 Stop navigating to a waypoint ...37 3.5 Viewing waypoint information ...37...
  • Page 9 Contents 4.5 Where am I on the chart? ...50 4.6 Moving around the chart ...50 4.7 Additional information on the chart ...51 Displaying details of objects and features ...52 Finding nearby features and services ...52 Displaying details of tides ...53 Displaying details of currents ...54 Displaying details of port services ...54 Pilot book information ...57...
  • Page 10 viii 4.14 Using the radar with the chart ...84 Synchronizing the chart with radar range ...84 Viewing MARPA targets on the chart ...84 Distinguishing between fixed and moving objects ...85 4.15 Recording where you have been ...86 What is a track? ...86 How can I use tracks? ...87 Creating a track ...87 Creating a route from a track ...88...
  • Page 11 Contents Active motion mode ...107 Planning mode ...107 5.9 Changing the view ...108 View options ...108 Multiple views ...109 Vessel offset ...109 5.10 Aerial photo overlay ...110 5.11 Making the view clearer ...110 Exaggeration ...110 Declutter ...111 5.12 Using 2D and 3D charts together ...112 3D view locator ...112 Chart synchronization ...113 5.13 Using the 3D chart with a fishfinder ...114...
  • Page 12 6.7 Fishfinder alarms ...132 6.8 Setting up your fishfinder ...132 Display settings ...133 Transducer Calibration ...134 DSM Setup ...135 6.9 Other settings affecting the fishfinder image ...136 Operating frequency modes ...136 Gain modes ...137 Adjusting the power setting ...139 Chapter 7: Using the Radar ...141 7.1 Introduction ...141 7.2 What is radar? ...141...
  • Page 13 Contents Setting up MARPA ...168 Acquiring a target to track ...169 Cancelling targets ...169 Displaying vessel identity (AIS) ...170 7.11 Setting up your radar ...170 7.12 Warnings of potential dangers ...172 Chapter 8: Using the data application ...173 8.1 Introduction ...173 8.2 Selecting a data application ...173 8.3 Selecting the data for display ...174 Pre-configured data panels ...174...
  • Page 14 Disclaimer ...191 12.3 Setting up the weather application ...191 Pre-requisites for using the weather application ...192 Adding a weather application ...192 Specifying the weather elements ...192 12.4 The weather display ...193 12.5 Moving around the weather map ...193 12.6 Placing waypoints ...193 12.7 Weather graphics ...194 Precipitation (NOWRad) ...195 Storm Cast ...195...
  • Page 15 Contents 12.12Troubleshooting ...206 Chapter 13: Navtex ...207 13.1 Overview ...207 13.2 Setting up Navtex weather ...207 13.3 Incoming message alerts ...207 13.4 Viewing messages ...208 Displaying the Navtex Message List ...208 Displaying and scrolling through a message ...208 13.5 Managing Navtex messages ...208 Selecting message alert categories ...208 Sorting the message list ...209 Chapter 14:...
  • Page 16 16.4 Troubleshooting your Display ...241 Common problems and how to solve them ...241 16.5 Getting Technical Support ...244 For Raymarine products ...244 For Navionics cartography ...247 For Sirius weather ...248 Appendix A: Specification for the E80 and E120 Displays ...249 Appendix B: List of Abbreviations ...257...
  • Page 17: Chapter 1: Overview

    When used as part of a SeaTalk system it will display information from other SeaTalk and NMEA instruments. It can also be networked with other E-Series displays by way of Raymarine’s SeaTalk High Speed switch. Information from the E-Series display can be transferred between applications and to other SeaTalk instruments within the system.
  • Page 18: What Can The E-series Display Do

    1.2 What can the E-Series Display do? With the appropriate equipment connected to your system and the necessary data available, your E-Series display combines the following applications which are used to: Chart (Chapter 4) 0.5nm North-Up (Relative Motion) You will need a chart card, and position/heading data, for the chart application to be fully functional.
  • Page 19 Chapter 1: Overview Radar (Chapter 7) North-Up (Relative Motion) TARGET VRM/EBL... GAIN... TRACKING... You will need position and heading data, in addition to a compatible scanner, for your radar application to be fully functional. Data (Chapter 8) Video (Chapter 9) Draft Course Deviation Indicator (Chapter 10) North-Up...
  • Page 20 Engine Monitor (Chapter 11) Weather (Chapter 12) You will need accurate position data and be connected to a Sirius weather receiver (which is supplying the appropriate data) for your Weather application to be fully functional. Navtex (Chapter 13) Major areas of NAVTEX coverage include the Mediterranean Sea, the North Sea, coastal areas around Japan and areas around the North American continent.
  • Page 21: The Simulator

    The E-Series Display includes a simulator mode, which allows you to practice operating your display without data from a GPS antenna, radar scanner. fishfinder or an AIS receiver. The simulator mode is switched on/off in the System Setup Menu (see page 262 ).
  • Page 22 E-Series Networked Display Reference Manual...
  • Page 23: Chapter 2: General Operation

    Chapter 2: General Operation Chapter 2: General Operation 2.1 Introduction This chapter gives details of the general operation of the E-Series display, and covers the following subjects: • Powering the display on/off. • Using the controls. • Application display. • Displaying and editing additional information. •...
  • Page 24: Using The Controls

    2.3 Using the controls The control panel DATA ACTIVE Press to access When multiple windows are open: ruler, chart vectors, - Press to select required window. archive & transfer - Press and hold to maximise current and data bar window. on/off functions.
  • Page 25: Buttons And Soft Keys

    Chapter 2: General Operation Buttons and soft keys To navigate to the required function you will need to press a series of buttons and/or soft keys: Buttons Access system functions or change what you see on-screen. Within the text of this document they are written in bold capitals e.g.
  • Page 26: The Cursor

    The cursor When you are using the chart and radar applications, the cursor is used to move around the screen: The cursor appears on the screen as a white cross. If the cursor has not been moved for a short period of time, it changes to a circle with a cross in it, to make it easier to locate on the screen.
  • Page 27: Additional Screen Information

    Status icons Status icons Confirm status of DSM, Confirm status of DSM, GPS and scanner. GPS, AIS and scanner. Rings ½nm Rings ½nm Dialog boxes Dialog boxes Enable data to be edited or Enable data to be edited or entered into a store/list e.g.
  • Page 28 To access a menu: 1. Select the appropriate menu and setting: MENU 2. To change the setting: E-Series Networked Display Reference Manual Setup Radar Setup ... GPS Status... Compass Setup... AIS Layer Status... System Setup... Alarm Setup... Display Setup... Databar Set...
  • Page 29 Chapter 2: General Operation Editing the dialog box information Dialog boxes enable data to be edited or entered into a list e.g. Edit Waypoint screen. To edit/enter data into a dialog box: 1. Select the field for editing: e.g. Symbol Name Group Comment...
  • Page 30: Status Icons

    The satellite icon indicates the current status of your GPS: FIX - your unit is successfully connected to a GPS receiver. NO FIX - your unit has been unable to connect to a suitable GPS receiver. (static icon) The scanner icon indicates the current status of your radar scanner: Icon rotates - the scanner is transmitting (TRANSMIT/TX mode).
  • Page 31: Initial Setup Procedures

    Chapter 2: General Operation 2.6 Initial setup procedures When you first use your E-Series Display after it has been commissioned (see Installation Guide), we recommend that you carry out the following: • Selecting the data master (Networked E-Series Displays only). •...
  • Page 32: Selecting A Page Set

    Selecting a page set Your Display has four pre-configured page sets and one empty set for you to choose from. The applications configured in a page set is a local setting and will therefore only affect the individual display on which you are working. PAGE Press &...
  • Page 33: Selecting An Application Window

    Chapter 2: General Operation Selecting an application window When the selected page has more than one window, the window that is currently active will be bordered in red e.g. Changing the active window To change the active highlight to other windows on the page and display the associated soft keys: e.g.
  • Page 34: Adjusting The Display Lighting

    E-Series Networked Display Reference Manual Adjusting the display lighting The display has two distinct color palettes, for day and night operation. You can also manually adjust the backlight level. Note: The display lighting is a local setting and will therefore only affect the individual display on which you are working.
  • Page 35: Using Compactflash Cards

    Chapter 2: General Operation 2.7 Using CompactFlash cards Cautions CAUTION: CompactFlash Card Installation When installing CompactFlash cards ensure that the card is fitted the correct way around. DO NOT try to force the card into position as this may result in irreparable damage to the card.
  • Page 36: Inserting A Card

    Inserting a card To insert a card, refer to the illustration and: 1. Check that you are using the correct type of card (see beginning of this manual 2. Open the chart card door, located on the front left of the display. 3.
  • Page 37: Managing Data

    Chapter 2: General Operation appears on all displays in the network. All displays will therefore need to be restarted individually. You must only remove the card while the CF Card Removal message is displayed. Once the message is closed, the card should no longer be removed. 2.
  • Page 38 Saving information to a card Important: Raymarine strongly recommend that you save data to a separate CompactFlash card and not to a Navionics card containing cartography. 1. Insert card and select the SAVE TO CARD function: Insert card 2. Select list containing data for saving:...
  • Page 39 Chapter 2: General Operation Retrieving information from a card 1. Insert card and select the RETRIEVE FROM CARD function: Insert card 2. Select required list: WPT RTE TRK Toggle to required list 3. Define data to be retrieved: To retrieve all selected database items: RETRIEVE ALL To retrieve individual items: e.g.
  • Page 40 Erasing information from a card If you wish to remove information from a card, for example you no longer need it, or the card is full, it can be erased by using the ERASE FROM CARD soft keys. A message will be displayed on screen asking you to confirm that you want to delete the item(s), before it takes place.
  • Page 41: Sending And Receiving Information Using A Pc

    Chapter 2: General Operation Sending and receiving information using a PC You can transfer and retrieve waypoints or routes to and from another instrument or PC using NMEA or SeaTalk With a RayTech 6.0’s planner you can transfer waypoints and routes via a CF memory card.
  • Page 42: Follow A Route

    Setting Password Protection required a password to access your waypoint and route databases. If you forget your password you will lose your waypoints and routes Raymarine recommends that you archive your waypoints and routes Read and accept the warning Edit Password Password:...
  • Page 43 If you continue your waypoints and routes will be protected. If you forget your password you will lose your waypoints and routes Raymarine recommends that you archive your waypoints and routes Do you want to continue? Read and accept the warning System Setup Menu...
  • Page 44: Operating A Networked E-series Display

    Data Reset (see Raymarine strongly recommend therefore that you regularly back-up your waypoints, routes and tracks to a CF memory card. 2.9 Operating a networked E-Series Display What does a networked system do? If you have connected two or more E-Series Displays (via either a crossover coupler or...
  • Page 45: Functions Only Affecting The Display In Use

    Chapter 2: General Operation System Setup Menu System Setup Menu Postion Mode Postion Mode TD Setup TD Setup Simulator Simulator Bearing Mode Bearing Mode MOB Data Type MOB Data Type Variation Source Variation Source Manual Variation Manual Variation Langauge Langauge Extended Charactor set Extended Charactor set Ground Trip Reset...
  • Page 46: Emergencies And Warnings

    • Current position to MOB position - as your vessel moves away from the MOB position, a dotted line is displayed from your current position to the MOB position. Note: To obtain a MOB position, you need either position data from a GPS (or equiva- lent device) or heading and speed data.
  • Page 47: Alarms

    Chapter 2: General Operation Silencing a MOB To temporarily silence the alarm from a MOB, press any key on any instrument on the SeaTalk system. After approximately 10 seconds the alarm will sound once more if the state of MOB is still active. Silencing an alarm will not deactivate or clear the MOB state.
  • Page 48 E-Series Networked Display Reference Manual...
  • Page 49: Chapter 3: Working With Waypoints

    Chapter 3: Working with Waypoints Chapter 3: Working with Waypoints This chapter gives details of how to place, edit, manage and navigate to a waypoint. 3.1 What is a waypoint? A waypoint is a position marked on a chart, radar or fishfinder window to indicate a site (for fishing, diving etc.) or as a place to navigate to.
  • Page 50: How Are Waypoints Represented

    3.2 How are waypoints represented? Waypoints on 2D Chart and Radar windows On 2D chart and radar windows, a waypoint is represented when it is both active (displayed in a box) and inactive (no box) i.e. Default waypoint Waypoints on 3D Chart and CDI windows On 3D chart and CDI windows, a waypoint is represented only when it is active (displayed in a box).
  • Page 51: Placing A Waypoint

    Chapter 3: Working with Waypoints 3.3 Placing a waypoint A waypoint can be placed at: • The cursor position. • Your vessel’s position. • At a position of your choosing (using lat/lon or Loran TD coordinates between 80 N/S). When you are placing a waypoint, you can either accept the default or customize its details.
  • Page 52: Navigating To A Waypoint

    3.4 Navigating to a waypoint This section explains how to start and stop navigating to a waypoint. When you navigate to a waypoint or to the cursor position, the data is sent on NMEA 0183 and SeaTalk and can be used by an autopilot, if connected. For more information on page 89 navigation, see Start navigating to a waypoint...
  • Page 53: Stop Navigating To A Waypoint

    Chapter 3: Working with Waypoints Stop navigating to a waypoint If at any time you wish to stop navigating towards the selected waypoint: WPTS/ GOTO WAYPOINT WPTS/ Position cursor over active waypoint. Once navigation is no longer active, the waypoint symbol returns to its normal unboxed state and the dashed line between your boat and the waypoint is removed.
  • Page 54: Editing A Waypoint

    To access the waypoint list: WPTS/ 3.6 Editing a waypoint Once a waypoint has been placed it can be edited in a variety of ways. You can: • Change the waypoint details - name, symbol, group or add a comment. •...
  • Page 55: Changing Waypoint Details

    Chapter 3: Working with Waypoints Changing waypoint details When a waypoint is created it is assigned a default name, symbol and group. You can change these details to suit your needs and add a comment if required. This is particularly useful when you are managing large numbers of waypoints. To change the details of a waypoint: 1.
  • Page 56: Erasing A Waypoint(s)

    CAUTION: It is possible to move waypoints that are used in routes. In such instances, the stored route will include the Waypoint in its new position. Ensure that this does not present a navigation hazard. Erasing a waypoint(s) You can erase any waypoint on the system (including groups of waypoints) except: •...
  • Page 57: Changing The Default Symbol Or Group

    Chapter 3: Working with Waypoints Erasing all waypoints If you need to erase all your waypoints, you can use the ARCHIVE & TRANSFER soft keys: 1. Select the ERASE FROM SYSTEM option and the appropriate list: ARCHIVE AND DATA 2. Erase all waypoints: System Waypoint List Waypoint Group 1 Waypoint Group 2...
  • Page 58: Sorting The Waypoint List

    Group EDIT DEFAULT To abandon the symbol or group default change, press CANCEL. Note: 3.7 Sorting the waypoint list If your system contains a large number of waypoints, you can sort your waypoint list to make it easier to locate a particular waypoint. The waypoint list can be sorted by: •...
  • Page 59: Making A New Waypoint Group

    Chapter 3: Working with Waypoints WPTS/ You can now make a new waypoint group, or erase, move or rename existing groups. Making a new waypoint group To create a new waypoint group: 1. Display the group list (see above). 2. You can now either: Make a new group and accept the default name: MAKE NEW GROUP...
  • Page 60: Renaming An Existing Group

    4. Determine the group that the waypoint is to be moved to as follows: GROUP LIST MOVE BETWEEN GROUPS GROUP A GROUP B My Waypoints Fishing Waypoint 1 Waypoint 2 Waypoint 3 Move control to Group B 5. Select waypoint to be moved: MOVE BETWEEN GROUPS GROUP A My Waypoints...
  • Page 61: Erasing A Group

    Chapter 3: Working with Waypoints Erasing a group You can erase any waypoint group from the system except the group containing the active waypoint. When a waypoint group is erased, the group name together with all of the waypoints in that group are erased from the system with the exception of: •...
  • Page 62: Showing/hiding Waypoint Symbols

    Showing/hiding waypoint symbols You can define which waypoint symbol types are shown/hidden in the radar or chart application: 1. Display the SHOW BY SYMBOL option: PRESENTATION... 2. To change the status (show or hide) of a symbol type: SHOW BY SYMBOL Fish Select required group Waypoints in an active route are always displayed, regardless of whether the...
  • Page 63: Chapter 4: Using The Chart

    Chart Setup menu (see page 99 ). When you adjust the datum of the E-Series Display, a Raymarine GPS will automatically correlate. If you have a third party GPS, you will need to correlate this separately.
  • Page 64: Chart Cards

    Navionics Chart cards. Details of these cards and how to obtain them is given on When archiving data, Raymarine recommends that you only use SanDisk brand CF memory cards. Other brands of CF memory cards may not work in your E-Series Display.
  • Page 65: Viewing The Chart

    Chapter 4: Using the Chart 4.3 Viewing the chart You will normally view your chart with the vessel on screen and motion mode ‘active’. When motion mode is active, as your vessel moves, the chart is redrawn to keep the vessel on screen.
  • Page 66: Where Am I On The Chart

    4.5 Where am I on the chart? Your current position is represented on screen by a boat symbol. If neither heading nor COG data is available, the vessel is shown as a D6627-1 Boat symbol solid circle. If positional data has been selected for display (see displayed in the data bar under VES POS.
  • Page 67: Additional Information On The Chart

    Chapter 4: Using the Chart A feature of the chart is ‘autoscale’. If you select a chart scale that does not have cartographic detail in some areas, the chart will use the most detailed level available for the surrounding area and stretch it to fit the selected scale. This means that you will never have blank or hatched areas on your screen.
  • Page 68: Displaying Details Of Objects And Features

    Displaying details of objects and features To view details: Move cursor over object, to display basic information. If the object you have selected has more than one subject area: Highlight the required subject area. Details displayed in right-hand column. The soft keys provide controls to: •...
  • Page 69: Displaying Details Of Tides

    Chapter 4: Using the Chart FIND NEAREST... WAYPOINTS PORTS PORT SERVICES TIDE STATIONS CURRENT STATIONS WRECKS OBSTRUCTIONS Select required category Once located, you can use the soft keys and trackpad to: • Display detailed data for services at the listed ports. •...
  • Page 70: Displaying Details Of Currents

    You can now: • Move the time-selector, using the trackpad/rotary control. • Change the displayed date, using the soft keys. Displaying details of currents You can display details of currents by: • Selecting the appropriate current diamond (see below) or •...
  • Page 71 Chapter 4: Using the Chart ... using the port search option The port search option allows you to specify the name a port and display its services: 1. Select the edit name option: 2. Enter the port name (or the first few characters of the port name) and search: SEARCH BY NAME Enter Port Name Enter port name (or part of)
  • Page 72 ... using the port symbol The services available at a particular port can be displayed by selecting its symbol: Select appropriate port symbol You can now view details of individual services: 1. Select required service: RAINBOW HARBOR Photos Pilot Book Land area Move control to utilities column 2.
  • Page 73: Pilot Book Information

    Chapter 4: Using the Chart Pilot book information The pilot book information option enables you to view detailed information normally contained in an almanac e.g. To view pilot book information: 1. Select the pilot book option: Select appropriate port symbol 2.
  • Page 74: Displaying Panoramic Photos

    Displaying panoramic photos If you are using a suitable chart card, you can display a panoramic photo(s) of many ports and marinas. The availability of photos is indicated by a camera symbol on the chart. This symbol is placed where the photo was taken and the angle of the shot is indicated by the camera symbol.
  • Page 75: Displaying Details Of Business Services & Points Of Interest

    Chapter 4: Using the Chart Displaying details of business services & points of interest When a suitable chart card is installed the location of various business services and points of interest are indicated by the following symbols: Business services/points of interest symbols Anchorage Airport Fishing...
  • Page 76: Displaying An Aerial Photo Overlay

    Displaying an aerial photo overlay If you are using a suitable chart card, the aerial photo overlay feature can be applied to individual chart windows and will help you to interpret your environment and its features. They cover the navigable waters up to 3 miles inside the coastline. Beyond these limits the land will appear green (color charts) and grey (black and white charts).
  • Page 77: Specifying The Overlay Area

    To specify the overlay area: Chart Setup... MENU Cartography Setup GPS Setup... AERIAL OVERLAY AERIAL OVERLAY Enable soft key Overlay slider displayed In shallow...
  • Page 78: Displaying Vessel Identity (ais)

    Displaying vessel identity (AIS) If you have an AIS receiver fitted to your system, you can use the AIS feature to: • Display targets for any other AIS equipped vessels. • Display voyage information being broadcasted by these targets i.e. their position, course, speed and rate of turn.
  • Page 79: Measuring Distances And Bearings

    Chapter 4: Using the Chart 4.8 Measuring distances and bearings ... from your boat You can determine the position, distance and bearing from your boat to the position of the cursor by referring to the cursor position (Csr Pos) data in the databar..
  • Page 80: Navigating To A Specific Point

    4.9 Navigating to a specific point You can use your chart to navigate to a specific point marked by the cursor (temporary waypoint) or to a waypoint. If required you can display the largest chart scale possible that will display both your boat and the target waypoint. When you navigate to a waypoint or to the cursor position, the data is sent on NMEA 0183 and SeaTalk and can be used by an autopilot, if connected.
  • Page 81: Go To An Existing Waypoint

    Chapter 4: Using the Chart Go to an existing waypoint You can navigate to an existing waypoint by either selecting the appropriate waypoint on-screen with the cursor or by selecting it from the waypoint list: For more information on navigating with Waypoints, please refer to Chapter Note: 3:Working with Waypoints.
  • Page 82: Stop Navigating To Your Target Waypoint

    NAVIGATION ALARM Waypoint Arrival To de-activate the arrival alarm Wait 10 seconds Stop navigating to your target waypoint To stop navigating towards the selected waypoint: GOTO... Maintaining a view of your navigation By selecting Auto Range mode, your chart will automatically adjust the range to maintain both your boat and the target waypoint on screen, using the largest scale possible.
  • Page 83: Building And Following A Route

    Chapter 4: Using the Chart 4.10 Building and following a route SHOW/HIDE ROUTES ... This section describes how to use routes and includes the following: • What is a route? • What can I do with a route? • Building and saving a route. •...
  • Page 84: Building A Route

    Building a route Routes can either be built on screen or via the waypoint list. A route consists of: • New waypoints that you have specifically placed for that route • Existing waypoints that are already stored in the system •...
  • Page 85 Chapter 4: Using the Chart 3. Continue entering waypoints. If you make an error, you can remove the last way- page 70 point (see 4. Save your route when it is complete (see North-Up Sunday Trip# PORT POINT SHOW/HIDE FOLLOW ROUTE ROUTES…...
  • Page 86 ROUTES... 2. Select and insert the first waypoint in the new route: Make Route Waypoints New Route Crag Rock Blyth Bay Sandy Bay Highlight required waypoint 3. Continue entering waypoints until your route is complete. If you make an error, you can delete the waypoint from the new route list (for Note: details see page 71).
  • Page 87: Saving Routes

    Chapter 4: Using the Chart The waypoint and its dotted line are removed from the screen and the cursor moves back to the previous waypoint. If you repeatedly press these keys, successive waypoints are removed. Delete a waypoint from the new route list If you insert a waypoint incorrectly into a route that you are building via the waypoint list, you can remove it: Make Route...
  • Page 88: Following A Route

    Following a route When you are following a route the active route is shown on all chart windows. On a networked system, an active route is shown and can be controlled from all the displays. When the distance to the next waypoint in the route is less than that specified for the arrival alarm radius (see to the target (defined by a line passing through the waypoint and perpendicular to the route leg), a warning dialog is displayed and an alarm sounds (see...
  • Page 89 Chapter 4: Using the Chart Follow using the cursor You can either use the cursor to select and follow a route from the start of the route or from a selected waypoint within the route..from the start of the route Position cursor over any leg of required route ...
  • Page 90: Resetting Cross Track Error (xte)

    Advance to the next waypoint in a route If you are following a route, you have the option to advance to the next waypoint in that route. W.Wight To advance to the next waypoint in a route: If the current destination is the last waypoint, then it advances on to the first Note: waypoint in the route.
  • Page 91: Viewing Details Of Routes

    Chapter 4: Using the Chart Viewing details of routes Details of all routes that you create are held in the Route List. You can: • View the route list and then select the required route, or • Select the required route on-screen. The TIME and SOG options can then be used to aid passage planning by displaying the time in hours or as an ETA and the SOG as actual or planned.
  • Page 92: Editing Routes

    ROUTE DETAILS... 4.11 Editing routes Once you have created a route, it can be edited in a variety of ways. You can: • Reverse a route (see • Amend the course of a route (see • Change the name of a route (see •...
  • Page 93: Editing The Selected Route

    Chapter 4: Using the Chart Editing the selected route Once you have selected the appropriate route (see previous section) you can proceed to edit it. Reversing a route You can reverse the course of a route: BayView Select appropriate route with cursor For details of how to reverse and immediately follow a route, see page 73.
  • Page 94 3. Select the start of the route and the waypoint for insertion: Waypoints Harbour Ent. Midchannel Outer Harbour Pierhead Waypoint 4 16'.75N 6'.095W Move control to route column. Move highlight above first waypoint in route. 4. Insert waypoint and save route: INSERT WAYPOINT Add a waypoint within a route...
  • Page 95 Chapter 4: Using the Chart To add a waypoint within a route: Move cursor over appropriate leg of route You can also use the method described on page 77, to add a waypoint within a Note: route. Add a waypoint(s) to the end of a route This option inserts a waypoint (or series of waypoints) at the end of a route in order to extend its existing course.
  • Page 96 4. Select waypoint to be added: Add new waypoint at cursor Use existing waypoint USE WAYPOINT 5. If required, you can add further waypoints to the end of the route by repeating steps (3) and (4) above. If you wish to add a combination of existing and new waypoints to the end of a Note: route, you will need to move control from/to the on-screen cursor/Make Route screen (see page 70).
  • Page 97: Changing The Name Or Color Of A Route

    Chapter 4: Using the Chart Changing the name or color of a route You can change the name of a route from the default to a more meaningful one and/or change the color if required. This will make them easier to distinguish from one another, particularly if you have numerous routes in your system.
  • Page 98: Monitoring Where You Are Going

    4.12 Monitoring where you are going ... using chart vectors You can display a variety of graphical indicators to help monitor where you are going: Any vectors applied to a chart window that is set to system view, will be dis- Note: played in all other system view chart windows.
  • Page 99: Using The Course Deviation Indicator (cdi)

    For more details of alarms, see page 265. Note: Alarm Setup Menu Setup Chart Setup... System Alarms Setup... Cartography Setup Navigation Alarms Setup... Radar Alarms Setup... GPS Status... Fishfinder Alarms Setup... Compass Setup... System Setup... Select appropriate sub-menu Alarm Setup... Select Alarm Setup for more information.
  • Page 100: E-series Networked Display Reference Manual

    4.14 Using the radar with the chart You can enhance the use of your chart by combining it with the following radar features: • Radar range synchronization • MARPA. • Radar overlay. Synchronizing the chart with radar range When synchronization is switched on: •...
  • Page 101: Distinguishing Between Fixed And Moving Objects

    Chapter 4: Using the Chart Distinguishing between fixed and moving objects You can overlay radar image data over your chart image allowing better distinction between fixed objects and other marine traffic. For best results, switch on Radar-Chart synchronization (see To switch radar overlay on: 1.
  • Page 102: Recording Where You Have Been

    Changing the radar range from the chart window When the radar overlay is set to ON, the radar range is indicated in the top left-hand corner of the chart window in the same color as the overlay. You can now change the radar range: RADAR OPTIONS...
  • Page 103: How Can I Use Tracks

    Chapter 4: Using the Chart How can I use tracks? Tracks can be used to: • Review where you have been. • Retrace your original journey by converting the track to a route and automatically reversing it. If required, a track can be personalized and the track options customized to your own particular needs.
  • Page 104: Creating A Route From A Track

    Creating a route from a track Creating a route from a track enables you to retrace the course of that track. When a track is converted the system creates the closest route through the recorded track, using the minimum number of waypoints. Each waypoint created will be saved with the depth and temperature data (if applicable) for that position.
  • Page 105: Editing Tracks

    Chapter 4: Using the Chart ...from a saved track You can create a route from a track that you have already saved: Track 2 CREATE ROUTE FROM TRACK… TRACK Position cursor over track Alternately you can select the track via the track list - see page 88. Note: 4.16 Editing tracks Once you have created a track, it can be edited in a variety of ways.
  • Page 106: Editing The Selected Track

    Editing the selected track Once you have selected the appropriate track (see previous section) you can proceed to edit it. Changing the name or color of a track You can change the name of a track from the default to a more meaningful one and/or change the color if required.
  • Page 107: Defining How The Chart Windows Are Presented

    Chapter 4: Using the Chart 4.17 Defining how the chart windows are presented Each chart window can be tailored to meet your particular needs. You can: • Set the chart view for individual windows or system wide (see below). • Change how the chart is orientated (see •...
  • Page 108: Setting The Orientation Of The Chart

    Setting the orientation of the chart The orientation of a chart refers to the relationship between the chart and the direction that you are travelling in. It is used in conjunction with motion mode (see control how your boat and chart relate to one another and how they are displayed on screen.
  • Page 109: Setting The Motion Mode

    Chapter 4: Using the Chart Setting the motion mode The motion mode controls the relationship between the chart and your boat. Whilst motion mode is active, as your boat moves, the chart is redrawn to keep the boat on- screen. The three motion modes are: •...
  • Page 110: Altering The Level Of Chart Detail Displayed

    In the following example the motion mode has been set to Relative with a vessel offset of 1/3. The boat is fixed in the offset position and the chart moves accordingly: True motion (TM) When the motion mode is set to True, the chart is fixed and the boat moves in true perspective to fixed landmasses on the screen.
  • Page 111: Showing Or Hiding Waypoints/waypoint Information

    Chapter 4: Using the Chart Showing or hiding waypoints/waypoint information The system has various options to control the display of waypoints and waypoint information. You can show or hide all your waypoints and their names or show or hide waypoints by group or by symbol. These options are particularly useful when you have placed a large number of waypoints in a small area and rendered your chart difficult to interpret.
  • Page 112: Showing Or Hiding A Route Or A Track

    Showing or hiding a route or a track You can define which routes or tracks are shown or hidden from the screen. When a route is set to HIDE, the route line is not displayed. The display of waypoints within a hidden route depends however on the show/hide waypoint setting (see active route is always displayed irrespective of the display status.
  • Page 113: Showing Or Hiding Cartographic Features

    Chapter 4: Using the Chart Routes Tracks Showing or hiding cartographic features If there are a large number of cartographic objects in a particular area, you can reduce the amount of detail by de-cluttering the chart display. Turning declutter on hides the following cartographic objects: •...
  • Page 114: Setting Up Your Chart And Its Cartography

    Chart Setup To select the Chart Setup Menu: Chart Setup... Cartography Setup MENU GPS Status... Compass Setup... The following table details the functions and options within the Chart Setup menu: FUNCTION Description Object Information OFF - No info pop-up is displayed but detailed data can still be dis- played by pressing OK.
  • Page 115: Chart Offset

    The default datum for your display is WGS1984. If this is not suitable, you can change the setting. When you adjust the datum of the E-Series Display, a Raymarine GPS will automatically correlate. If you have a third party GPS, you will need to correlate this separately.
  • Page 116 Important: Any offset entered will be applied to all charts on the chart card. You should therefore ensure that this feature is switched off once you have transitioned off of the errant chart. Any charting errors that you discover should be reported to page 247 Navionics (see To switch on chart offset:...
  • Page 117: Cartography Setup

    SET OFFSET... CLEAR OFFSET Setup Chart Display Chart Setup... Chart Grid Cartography Setup... Chart Text Chart Boundaries GPS Status... Spot Soundings Compass Setup... Highlight Cartography Setup menu Enter Cartography Setup menu Cartography Setup Menu Detailed OPTIONS (Default in bold)
  • Page 118 FUNCTION Description Depth Contour A line indicating the depth at a particular position. Nav. Marks Nav. Marks Symbols The set of symbology used for navigation marks. Corresponds to paper charts. Light Sectors The sector of light cast by a fixed beacon. Caution &...
  • Page 119: Chapter 5: 3d Chart

    Chapter 5: 3D Chart Chapter 5: 3D Chart 5.1 Important 3D Chart functionality To obtain the best results from the 3D cartography application you should make sure that your display is receiving accurate heading and position data from a suitable source and that you are using a chart card incorporating 3D cartography for the appropriate area.
  • Page 120: What Can I Use The 3d Chart Application For

    5.3 What can I use the 3D Chart Application for? 3D cartography introduces an easy-to-use chart format that provides you with a three dimensional graphical view of land and sea contours around your boat. Land masses are shown in green, the shade depending on the height above sea level. Water, the sea-bed and submerged objects are shown in varying shades of blue.
  • Page 121: Where Am I On The 3d Chart

    Chapter 5: 3D Chart 5.5 Where am I on the 3D chart? Your current position is represented by a boat. You can choose from a power boat or yacht. To change the style of vessel displayed, see page 115 If positional data has been selected for display (see displayed in the data bar under VES POS.
  • Page 122: Other 3d Controls

    Rotating and pitching Select Toggle control between the rotate and pitch functions. Adjust Turn the rotary control to adjust the active function: • Rotate - rotates the view 0-360 • Pitch - changes the vertical angle of view. (1-90 degrees) The rotary control is always active to adjust pitch/rotation (even when the soft Note: key sub-menus are displayed, except when adjusting exaggeration).This is different to...
  • Page 123: Changing The Mode

    Chapter 5: 3D Chart 5.8 Changing the mode You can choose to view the chart in one of two modes: • Active motion mode. • Planning mode. Active motion mode This is the default mode when you open the 3D application provided that there is a valid fix.
  • Page 124: Changing The View

    5.9 Changing the view View options There are four view options that you can choose from - Forward, Aft, Port and Starboard. 2.431nm Port Eye point above and to starboard side of boat, looking to port. 2.431nm Forward Default view. Eye point above and behind the boat, looking forward.
  • Page 125: Multiple Views

    Chapter 5: 3D Chart Multiple views You can display multiple 3D chart views by creating a page that shows 3D cartography in up to 4 windows. As each window is a separate application, they can be set up to operate in active motion mode or planning mode or a combination of the two. These can be views of: •...
  • Page 126: Aerial Photo Overlay

    5.10 Aerial photo overlay You can overlay an aerial photo onto the 3D image. This will help you to interpret your environment and its features. Aerial photos cover the navigable waters up to 3 miles inside the coastline. Beyond these limits the land will appear green (color charts) and grey (black and white charts).
  • Page 127: Declutter

    Chapter 5: 3D Chart Exaggeration factor x1 To adjust exaggeration: PRESENTATION… Press CANCEL at any time during adjustment to return to the previous setting. Declutter Navigating in an area that shows a lot of information on the chart, such as navigation marks, can be confusing.
  • Page 128: Using 2d And 3d Charts Together

    5.12 Using 2D and 3D charts together If the area in which you are navigating is unfamiliar, or visibility is poor, working with 2D and 3D chart applications on the screen side-by-side can give you extra confidence and help you find out what is around you. With the charts displayed side by side, a comprehensive view of the surrounding area is available.
  • Page 129: Chart Synchronization

    Chapter 5: 3D Chart Chart synchronization Chart synchronization enables you to synchronize the heading, range and position information on the 2D and 3D charts. When chart synchronization is ON, please note the following: • The 2D-3D synchronization is shown in the status bar of the applications. •...
  • Page 130: Using The 3d Chart With A Fishfinder

    5.13 Using the 3D chart with a fishfinder If you have a fishfinder in your system, you can display the transducer cone to indicate the area that it covers on the 3D chart. This is particularly useful when fishing as it enables you to compare the chart view with the information your fishfinder is showing you.
  • Page 131: Setting Up The 3d Chart

    Chapter 5: 3D Chart ... via the waypoint list GOTO... Please refer to Section 3.4, Navigating to a waypoint, for full details. Note: ... using the follow route option GOTO... Please refer to Section 4.10, Building and following a route, for full details. Note: REMEMBER: A route can only be edited using a 2D chart.
  • Page 132 FUNCTION Description Aerial photo overlay Overlay an aerial photograph on the 3D chart Chart text Text viewed on the 3Dchart Navigation marks Navigation marks viewed on the 3Dchart. E-Series Networked Display Reference Manual OPTIONS (Default in bold)
  • Page 133: Chapter 6: Using The Fishfinder

    Chapter 6: Using the Fishfinder Chapter 6: Using the Fishfinder 6.1 Introduction This chapter describes how the Fishfinder uses sonar to see fish, bottom structure and texture, and underwater obstructions such as wrecks. The standard fishfinder image is a historical, scrolling bottom graph at an automatically selected range and frequency.
  • Page 134: What Can The Fishfinder Show Me

    6.3 What can the fishfinder show me? When you first view the fishfinder application, an image representing the echoes seen by the DSM is displayed. As time passes this image scrolls from right to left and becomes a record of the echoes seen. The images at the right hand side of the display are therefore the most recent.
  • Page 135: Interpreting The Bottom Structure

    Chapter 6: Using the Fishfinder Interpreting the bottom structure The bottom usually produces a strong echo. These images indicate the bottom conditions as follows:. A hard bottom (sand) produces a thin line A soft bottom (mud or seaweed cover) produces a wide line. The dark layer indicates a strong signal.
  • Page 136: Factors Impairing A Fishfinder Picture

    This is known as background noise or clutter and is controlled by the gain modes (gain, color gain and TVG). Raymarine recommends that you allow your system to automatically control the ideal sensitivity level based on depth and water conditions.
  • Page 137 Chapter 6: Using the Fishfinder There are three A-Scope modes which are selected for individual fishfinder windows: MODE 1 The A-scope image is centred in the window. To display the A-Scope image: 1. Select the A-Scope option: A-SCOPE... 2. Select the required A-Scope mode: A-SCOPE MODE Toggle to required mode...
  • Page 138: Enhancing What You See

    6.4 Enhancing what you see You can enhance the image by applying the following options: • Change the range (Range). • Shift the selected viewing range (Range Shift). • View a zoomed area (Zoom). • Flatten the bottom image to help separate fish from the bottom (Bottom Lock) •...
  • Page 139: Zooming In On The Bottom

    Chapter 6: Using the Fishfinder Zooming in on the bottom If necessary you can zoom in on the bottom to display more detail. This zoom option enables you to: • Replace the standard fishfinder image with the zoomed image or display the zoomed image alongside the standard fishfinder image.
  • Page 140 Selecting the zoom factor When the zoom function is active (ZOOM ON or ZOOM SPLIT), you can select either a predefined zoom factor or you can adjust the zoom factor manually. Pre-defined zoom factor Select x2, x3 or x4 for a predefined zoom level. The greater the factor, the smaller the area you are viewing and therefore the smaller the zoom box.
  • Page 141: Simplifying The Bottom Image

    Chapter 6: Using the Fishfinder Simplifying the bottom image When you are looking for fish that feed close to the bottom, you can use the Bottom Lock function to filter out and flatten the bottom structure and display the fish (or any other objects directly above the bottom) more clearly.
  • Page 142: Isolating Bottom Fish

    Isolating bottom fish You can separate the echoes from fish near the bottom and from the bottom itself by using the White Line and/or the Bottom Fill features. 200 kHz: Auto 75.9 200 kHz: Auto 75.9 200 kHz: Auto 75.9 200 kHz: Auto 75.9 White Line and Bottom Fill are selected for individual fishfinder windows.
  • Page 143: Changing How The Image Scrolls

    • Greater than 15 kts, scroll speed is constant at 100%. To select the scroll mode and speed: MENU Fishfinder Setup... GPS Setup... If you have configured a transducer with no paddle wheel, selecting Note: result in full speed scrolling (100%).
  • Page 144: Changing How The Depth Digit Is Displayed

    Pausing the scrolling image You can pause the display to see a ‘snapshot’ of the image. When a display is paused, scrolling stops but the depth indication continues to be updated.Scroll pause/resume affects the currently selected fishfinder frequency (200kHz, 50kHz or BOTH). If you are in dual frequency mode (see the other continues to scroll.
  • Page 145: Marking A Position

    200 kHz: Auto TRANSDUCER SETTINGS… Fishfinder Setup Menu Setup Depth Digit Size Fishfinder Setup... Depth Digit Position Target Depth ID GPS Status... Depth Lines Compass Setup... Color Palette Scroll Manual Scroll Speed Enter Fishfinder Setup menu Select required digit size...
  • Page 146: Determining Depths And Distances Of Targets

    6.6 Determining depths and distances of targets The fishfinder provides various features to determine depths and distances: 200 kHz: Auto VRM marker indicating distance behind boat Depth line VRM marker indicating depth of target Depth reading VRM 1 • Depth reading - your current depth displayed. The size and position of this digit can be changed via the Fishfinder display Setup menu (see •...
  • Page 147: Measuring Using Vrms

    Chapter 6: Using the Fishfinder Measuring using VRMs You can use a Variable Range Marker (VRM) to determine the depth and distance- behind-boat of an object. These markers consist of a horizontal (depth) line and a vertical (distance-behind-boat) line; each of which are marked with the appropriate measurement and are controlled individually.
  • Page 148: Fishfinder Alarms

    • Display settings. • Transducer settings. • DSM settings. To select the Fishfinder Setup Menus: Fishfinder Setup... MENU GPS Setup... Compass Setup... For general information on the Setup Menus, see page 262. Note: E-Series Networked Display Reference Manual page 265...
  • Page 149: Display Settings

    Chapter 6: Using the Fishfinder Display settings The display settings provide controls to change the fishfinder image. These settings are applied locally and will therefore only affect the individual display on which you are working: MENU ITEM Depth Digit Size The size of the digit indicating the depth Depth Digit Position The position of the digit indicating the depth...
  • Page 150: Transducer Calibration

    Transducer Calibration The E-series display receives the image from a DSM which processes sonar signals from a transducer mounted in the water. If the transducer is equipped with a speed paddle wheel and temperature-sensing thermistor, the DSM calculates speed and temperature.
  • Page 151: Dsm Setup

    Chapter 6: Using the Fishfinder DSM Setup Certain conditions, such as a hard bottom or other vessels equipped with a fishfinder, may affect the DSM. The following DSM Setup controls enable you to change settings to allow for this. As they are held in the DSM, they are applied system-wide. MENU ITEM DSM Reset...
  • Page 152: Other Settings Affecting The Fishfinder Image

    6.9 Other settings affecting the fishfinder image The system automatically adjusts the following settings in order to optimize the fishfinder image: • Operating frequency. • Gain modes (Gain, Color Gain, TVG) • Power setting. They should not ordinarily require adjustment. You can however make adjustments manually if required.
  • Page 153: Gain Modes

    Chapter 6: Using the Fishfinder Dual frequency mode In dual frequency mode the DSM pings at the same rate but alternates between 200 kHz and 50 kHz. This allows you to select the required frequency(s) - 50kHz, 200 kHz or BOTH for each individual fishfinder window.
  • Page 154 The gain, or sensitivity, of the display adjusts background noise by varying the echo strength for display. The value of the GAIN control determines the strength above which echoes are displayed. There are three AUTO GAIN modes: • Low is ideal for viewing fishfinder images with a minimum of background noise as you are cruising to your fishing spot.
  • Page 155: Adjusting The Power Setting

    Chapter 6: Using the Fishfinder TVG (Time Varied Gain) The TVG (Time Variable Gain) reduces the clutter by varying the gain throughout the water column. This function is useful for reducing the appearance of ‘noise’. Increasing the TVG value increases the maximum depth to which TVG is applied. Decreasing it reduces the maximum depth.
  • Page 156 To adjust the Power Setting: 1. Select the power setting function: 2. Select the power setting mode and adjust as necessary: Select required mode E-Series Networked Display Reference Manual FISHFINDER POWER SETTINGS... AUTO Press to highlight POWER AUTO POWER POWER Adjust level as required...
  • Page 157: Chapter 7: Using The Radar

    Chapter 7: Using the Radar Chapter 7: Using the Radar 7.1 Introduction This chapter describes the basics of radar and the things that can affect your radar picture. It then shows you how to use your radar and its various functions including: •...
  • Page 158: Maximum Radar Range

    Maximum radar range Maximum radar range is essentially line-of-sight, so is limited by the height of the scanner and the height of the target as illustrated below: Radar R max = radar horizon of antenna ( The table below shows typical maximum radar ranges for various radar antenna heights and target heights.
  • Page 159 Chapter 7: Using the Radar Side lobes Side lobe patterns are produced by small amounts of energy from the transmitted pulses that are radiated outside the narrow main beam. The effects of side lobes are most noticeable with targets at short ranges (normally below 3 nm), and in particular with larger objects.
  • Page 160 E-Series Networked Display Reference Manual Multiple echoes Multiple echoes are not very common but can occur if there is a large target with a wide vertical surface at a comparatively short range. The transmitted signal will be reflected back and forth between the target and your own ship, resulting in multiple echoes, displayed beyond the range of the true target echo, but on the same bearing.
  • Page 161 Chapter 7: Using the Radar Rain or snow clutter The radar can see echoes from rain or snow. Returns from storm areas and rain squalls consist of countless small echoes that continuously change size, intensity and position. These returns sometimes appear as large hazy areas, depending on the intensity of the rainfall or snow in the storm cell.
  • Page 162: Powering On/off The Various Scanner Operating Modes

    7.3 Powering on/off the various scanner operating modes To control the power to the radar: The scanner icon in the data bar indicates the chosen status and is described as: Radar Radar status Mode icon Transmit (TX) (Rotating icon) Standby (STDBY) (static icon) (grayed-out icon)
  • Page 163: The Radar Picture

    Chapter 7: Using the Radar 7.4 The radar picture You will need heading and position data for full functionality of your radar. A fast heading sensor is also needed for operation of MARPA and can maximize the performance of radar/chart overlay. With your radar scanner connected and the radar in transmit mode, the radar picture, provides a map-like representation of the area in which the radar is operating e.g.
  • Page 164: Marking A Position On The Radar Screen

    from the coastline. Although the coastline may be much nearer, it may not appear on the radar until the vessel is closer to shore. • Some targets, such as buoys and small boats, can be difficult to discern, because they do not present a consistent reflecting surface as they bob and toss about in the waves.
  • Page 165 Chapter 7: Using the Radar These orientation modes are used in conjunction with motion mode (see control how your boat and radar relate to one another and how they are displayed on screen. Any changes that you make to the orientation of the radar are retained when you switch off.
  • Page 166: Setting The Motion Mode

    Course Up (C-UP) e.g: Current course upwards If you select a new course, the picture will reset to display the new course upwards. The reference used for Course-Up depends upon the information available at a given time. The system always prioritizes this information in the following order.: 1.
  • Page 167 Chapter 7: Using the Radar Relative motion (RM) with optional vessel offset When the motion mode is set to Relative, the position of your boat is fixed on the screen and all the targets move relative to the boat. You can specify whether the boat is fixed in the centre of the window (0 offset) or offset by 1/3 or 2/3 to increase the view ahead i.e.
  • Page 168: Showing Or Hiding The Range Rings

    Using the GAIN functions The gain function reduces the effects of false echoes and clutter. For the best results Raymarine recommends that you retain the AUTO default setting. You can however adjust these settings manually if required. Manually adjusting the gain modes...
  • Page 169: Auto Mode

    Chapter 7: Using the Radar Radar echoes from waves around your boat can clutter the centre of the radar picture, making it difficult to detect real targets (see Adjusting the sea mode will reduce this clutter for up to 5 nautical miles (depending on wave and sea conditions) from your boat.
  • Page 170: Using The Enhance Echoes Functions

    E-Series Networked Display Reference Manual Manual (MAN) mode If you do set the TUNE function to MANUAL, you will need to adjust it about 10 minutes after you have turned on the radar, since the required setting will change after the magnetron has warmed up.
  • Page 171 Chapter 7: Using the Radar Radar Setup... MENU GPS Status... Compass Setup... This menu can also be selected by pressing and holding INT. REJECT. Note: If you wish to detect the presence of other radars in the vicinity: Expansion The expansion function allows you to either override the pulse length or to give larger...
  • Page 172 10 seconds, 30, seconds, 1 minute, 5 minutes or 10 minutes. To specify the wake period: Radar Setup... MENU GPS Status... Compass Setup... System Setup... You can also enter the Radar Setup Menu by pressing and holding the WAKES Note: soft key.
  • Page 173: Changing The Displayed Range

    Chapter 7: Using the Radar 7.8 Changing the displayed range You can zoom in or out to view your radar picture at varying scales. The scale is measured from the centre to the top of the window and is displayed in the left-hand corner of the status bar.
  • Page 174: Measuring Distances, Ranges And Bearings

    7.9 Measuring distances, ranges and bearings When you are using the radar application, you can measure distances, ranges and bearings in a variety of ways. These options are detailed in the table below: Functions Range Rings Cursor Variable Range Markers (VRMs) Electronic Bearing Lines (EBLs) Floating VRMs Floating EBLs...
  • Page 175: Using Vrms And Ebls

    Chapter 7: Using the Radar ... Using VRMs and EBLs What is a VRM? A Variable Range Marker (VRM) is a circle centred on your vessel’s position and fixed with respect to the heading mode. When this circle is adjusted to align with a target, its range from your boat is measured and displayed on the ADJUST VRM soft key.
  • Page 176 Tracking a target with a VRM/EBL You will be able to tell which way the target is traveling by watching how it moves in relation to the EBL. If it continues traveling directly along the EBL, it shows that it is on a possible collision course with your boat - take the appropriate action.
  • Page 177: Using Floating Vrms/ebls

    Chapter 7: Using the Radar ... Using floating VRMs/EBLs You can use the VRM/EBL float function to measure the range and bearing between any two points on the radar screen. This function allows you to move the VRM/EBL centre away from your boat’s position and onto a target. You can then change the radius of the VRM to determine the distance between two points and change the angle of the EBL, relative to its new origin, to obtain the bearing.
  • Page 178: Using Radar To Avoid A Collision

    ADJUST EBL 5. If required, you can float a second VRM/EBL: i. Press SET UP VRM/EBL 2. ii. Toggle the VRM/EBL 2 to ON. iii. Repeat steps 1 to 8 above. Unfloating a VRM/EBL To unfloat VRM/EBLs and return them to the central position: 1.
  • Page 179 Chapter 7: Using the Radar maintained. A guard zone only operates when the whole zone is displayed on the screen. An audible alarm sounds to alert you when a target enters the zone. Guard zones are inactive for 10 seconds after being placed or re-sized, to avoid inappropriate alarms whilst they are being positioned.
  • Page 180 ZONE SHAPE SECTOR Circular guard zone Head-Up To set up a circular guard zone: ZONE SHAPE CIRCLE E-Series Networked Display Reference Manual Repeat for other settings SET INNER xx.xx nm Press to highlight Set inner limit for guard zone Repeat for other settings SET INNER xx.xx nm...
  • Page 181: Marpa

    The better the quality of the heading and speed data, the better MARPA will perform. MARPA will function without SOG and COG in relative mode. For the best heading data a Raymarine SMART heading sensor or a gyro-stabilized autopilot is required.
  • Page 182 How is a risk assessed? Each target is monitored to see if it will be within a certain distance from your boat within a certain time. If so, the target is designated as dangerous and an audible warning is sounded along with an on-screen warning being shown. The target symbol changes to the dangerous target symbol and flashes to indicate that it is a dangerous target.
  • Page 183 Chapter 7: Using the Radar CPA graphics CPA graphics show vectors for your vessel and a selected target. A vector is a line on- screen showing the predicted courses of your vessel and the selected target if you both remain on your present course. These vectors vary in length due to boat speed and vector length set in the MARPA Setup menu.
  • Page 184: Setting Up Marpa

    True mode With the display set in True mode, the vectors of your vessel and the target are shown extended to their intersection point. The CPA is shown as a line that is placed on your boat’s vector at the point of the CPA. The length and direction of the line indicates the distance and bearing of the target at CPA.
  • Page 185: Acquiring A Target To Track

    Chapter 7: Using the Radar Acquiring a target to track 1. Select target to be acquired: TARGET TRACKING... 2. Acquire target: ACQUIRE TARGET If set to ON, the CPA graphic is displayed. Note: Cancelling targets ... from the screen To cancel a target from the screen: Cancelling an individual target Move cursor over target to...
  • Page 186: Displaying Vessel Identity (ais)

    To cancel an individual target: ID Bearing Range Course Speed 1.4nm 4.0nm Highlight target to be cancelled To cancel all targets: CANCEL ALL TARGETS Displaying vessel identity (AIS) If you have an AIS receiver fitted to your system, you can use the AIS feature to: •...
  • Page 187: Bearing Alignment

    Correct for display azimuth error. Please refer to the E-Series installation guide. Radar Advanced Setup Please refer to the E-Series installation guide. Setup Radar Setup... Active Scanner GPS Status... Interference Reject Compass Setup... Target Expansion System Setup... Wakes Period Timed Transmit...
  • Page 188: Warnings Of Potential Dangers

    For more details of alarms, see page 31 and page 265. Note: E-Series Networked Display Reference Manual Alarm Setup Menu Setup Radar Setup... System Alarms Setup... Navigation Alarms Setup... GPS Status... Radar Alarms Setup... Compass Setup... Fishfinder Alarms Setup... System Setup... Alarm Setup... Highlight Alarm Highlight appropriate...
  • Page 189: Chapter 8: Using The Data Application

    Chapter 8: Using the data application Chapter 8: Using the data application 8.1 Introduction The data application enables you to view numeric data generated by the system or by instruments available on NMEA or SeaTalk. 8.2 Selecting a data application To select a data application: 1.
  • Page 190: Selecting The Data For Display

    8.3 Selecting the data for display You can either select a panel of pre-configured data or customize the application to display the data of your choice. Panel selection is a local setting and will therefore only affect the individual dis- Note: play on which you are working.
  • Page 191: Customize The Panels

    Chapter 8: Using the data application Select page including Digital Data application Customize the panels You can customize each panel by changing: • The panel name. • The size and number of data cells • The data contained in each cell. This data can include any transducer or internally calculated navigation data that is available on NMEA or SeaTalk.
  • Page 192 Selecting cell data To select the data that is to appear in each cell: 1. Select the data group for the relevant panel e.g. e.g. SAILING Press and hold relevant soft key 2. Select the data to be inserted in the highlighted panel: Data Pressure Air Temp...
  • Page 193 Chapter 8: Using the data application Split horizontally e.g. Heading Speed 20.0kt Trip 13.85nm Cell for splitting selected Split vertically e.g. Heading Cell for splitting selected Merging a cell Use the MERGE CELLS function to make a cell larger and therefore easier to see: 1.
  • Page 194 E-Series Networked Display Reference Manual...
  • Page 195: Chapter 9: Video

    Chapter 9: Video Chapter 9: Video 9.1 Introduction The video application allows you to use your E-Series Display to view images from a video player, on board camera or DVD player. Your Display is supplied with cabling to connect to equipment using a composite input source. You can also connect s-video inputs to your Display.
  • Page 196: Customizing The Video Application

    Customizing the video application When you first use the video application, it defaults the input source type to Composite, labels the video images to OFF. You will need to change these defaults in the following circumstances: • If you have installed cabling for use with equipment using S-video. •...
  • Page 197 Chapter 9: Video Video 1 mirrors your choice for Video 2 and is no longer selectable. Note: 4. Repeat steps 2 and 3 for Video 3. Video 4 mirrors your choice for Video 3 and is no longer selectable. Editing the video source name By default your 4 video sources are labelled Video 1 - 4.
  • Page 198 Engine room Cycling through the video inputs You can set up your video application to automatically cycle through the images being received. This is particularly useful if you have on-board cameras and wish to use them to obtain a regular overview of your boat, engine room etc. Setting up a video cycle To specify which video inputs are to be included in the cycle and their order: 1.
  • Page 199: Adjusting The Image

    Chapter 9: Video Running the video cycle With a video application active: PRESENTATION You will not be able to change the aspect ratio, contrast, brightness or color lev- Note: els of any video image when the video cycle is running. Stopping the video cycle You can stop the video cycle at any time by either pressing any of the 4 video soft keys or by toggling the CYCLE VIDEO option to OFF.
  • Page 200 E-Series Networked Display Reference Manual...
  • Page 201: Chapter 10:using The Course Deviation Indicator

    Chapter 10: Using the Course Deviation Indicator Chapter 10:Using the Course Deviation Indicator 10.1 Introduction With your display receiving accurate heading and position information, you can use the Course Deviation Indicator (CDI) to monitor your course and accurately steer to a target waypoint.
  • Page 202: Steering Instructions

    Steering instructions The steering instructions below the rolling road tell you what correction is needed to maintain your course and arrive at the target waypoint. Instruction STEER STARBOARD STEER PORT Indication arrows are placed either side of the steering instruction, pointing towards the centre line.
  • Page 203: Chapter 11:using The Engine Monitor

    E-Series display via NMEA2000/SeaTalk Note: For details of compatible engines and related software updates, please re- fer to the Raymarine website on www.raymarine.com. Fuel 1 ENGINE If the pre-configured content of these panels and/or the layout of the individual data...
  • Page 204 US gallons) is defined in the System Setup Menu (Units Setup) and is detailed on page 229. E-Series Networked Display Reference Manual Setup Panel Setup Menu... GPS Setup... Select Panel Setup Menu Panel Setup Menu ENGINE... ENGINE & FUEL...
  • Page 205: The Engine Monitor Display

    Chapter 11: Using the Engine Monitor 11.3 The engine monitor display Engine data is displayed in a series of pre-configured panels. Each panel contains a particular set or data. You can choose the panel that suits your requirements via the soft keys: Tacho &...
  • Page 206 E-Series Networked Display Reference Manual...
  • Page 207: Chapter 12:weather (us Only)

    All information presented by this service is advisory only. You acknowledge the risk of incomplete and erroneous information and assume complete responsibility and risks associated with this device, and accordingly release Raymarine, Sirius Satellite Radio Inc. and WSI Corporation from any and all claims arising from the use of this service. By using this service, you acknowledge and agree that you have read the terms of the subscription agreement for this service and agree to all of the terms contained therein.
  • Page 208: Pre-requisites For Using The Weather Application

    For your E-Series to display weather data, your system must be connected to a Raymarine SR100 Sirius weather receiver which is supplying the appropriate data. For your vessel to be displayed and for weather reports to be available at your position, you will need a fix for your boat’s position and be within US coastal waters.
  • Page 209: The Weather Display

    Chapter 12: Weather (US only) 12.4 The weather display The main features of the weather display are as follows: Range 2400 nm FIND SHIP 12.5 Moving around the weather map When you open the Weather application, a world map is displayed. If the system has a position fix for your boat, the map will be centred on your boat.
  • Page 210: Weather Graphics

    12.7 Weather graphics This section summarizes the weather symbols used within the weather application. For details of each weather type, please refer to the appropriate section. Weather symbols Storm cast Lightning Surface observation stations (pink) Storm Tracks symbols Hurricane (Category 1-5) Surface pressure High / low pressure (blue &...
  • Page 211: Precipitation (nowrad)

    Chapter 12: Weather (US only) Precipitation (NOWRad) NOWRad displays the type and level of precipitation: Note: Dashes indicate that data is not available. Color code Light green Medium green Dark green Yellow Orange Light red Dark red Light Blue Dark blue Light pink Dark pink Storm Cast...
  • Page 212: Sea Surface Temperature (sst)

    Sea surface temperature (SST) The temperature range of the sea surface is indicated by shading. This shading ranges through blue/green/yellow/ orange/red. For details of how to view the sea surface temperature at a specific point, see page 200 Canadian radar Canadian radar shows the intensity of precipitation for Canada.
  • Page 213: Lightning

    Chapter 12: Weather (US only) Tropical storm data Tropical storm data can be displayed for a selected storm. This includes: • The storm’s name, type, date and time. • The position, direction and speed of travel of the storm. • The pressure and maximum wind speed and gusts. To display tropical storm data: OBJECT INFO Hurricane Category 2...
  • Page 214: City Forecasts

    To identify the station and display more associated weather data: OBJECT INFO KSUT OK for more info Move cursor over station graphic You can now select detailed live weather data for the selected observation station, if required: Station Data Time 02:36PM Wind Speed 19.4kt...
  • Page 215: Wind

    Chapter 12: Weather (US only) Wind This option displays the current wind direction and magnitude. You can choose (via the Weather Setup Menu) to display the wind symbol as either an arrow or a wind barb. Wind arrows give an indication of wind speed - the larger the arrow the stronger the wind.
  • Page 216: Surface Pressure

    Surface pressure This option shows surface pressure data using standard meteorological symbols: High pressure (blue) Stationary front (red-blue) Viewing data at a particular location When required you can display the sea temperature, wind speed and direction, wave height, precipitation intensity and type for a particular location. This also shows the marine zone at the cursor position: Move cursor to required...
  • Page 217: Running Animation

    Chapter 12: Weather (US only) Running animation Once you have set the animation type (see previous section) you can run the animation feature: The status bar indicates the time-frame displayed. The weather radar history, provides up to 8 images of data covering the last 2hours, at 15 minute intervals. If at any time you need to pause the animation, for instance if you want to examine the displayed weather for a particular time frame, press PAUSE.
  • Page 218: Marine Warnings

    Marine warnings To display a report for the current warnings (US coastal or near shore): 1. Select the MARINE WARNINGS option: WEATHER REPORTS... 2. Display the marine warnings for the zone around your cursor or boat: FORECAST AT Toggle to required report position Marine zone forecasts These forecasts cover:...
  • Page 219: Watchbox Warnings

    Chapter 12: Weather (US only) 12.10 Watchbox warnings To display available watchbox warnings: WEATHER REPORTS... Watchbox warning alerts When a tornado or thunderstorm warning is received, the system will generate a watchbox alert: Use the trackpad or rotary control, to scroll through the report as necessary: Clearing the alert To clear an alert, press ACKNOWLEDGE.
  • Page 220: Displaying Marine Watchboxes

    Displaying marine watchboxes When the marine watchboxes feature is set to ON (default), any regions for which an alert is valid are highlighted on the weather map as a red polygon. To show/hide watchboxes: Displaying watchbox data To display the data relating to a particular watchbox: OBJECT INFO Issue time Date...
  • Page 221: Weather Application Setup

    By default your weather application displays marine zone boundaries and marine watchboxes. If required, you can hide these options: Setup Weather Setup Menu... Sirius Weather User ID GPS Setup... Wind Symbol Compass Setup... Marine Watchbox Alerts Highlight Weather Setup menu...
  • Page 222: Troubleshooting

    12.12 Troubleshooting Problem Boat symbol not displayed On start up, weather map stays in last view and does not re-draw During use, weather map stays in last view and does not re-draw FIND SHIP soft key greyed-out Boat symbol drawn as a solid circle If weather data is not being received, a warning is displayed.
  • Page 223: Chapter 13: Navtex

    Chapter 13: Navtex Chapter 13: Navtex 13.1 Overview The display can be used to view marine safety information including weather forecasts and marine warnings received from a Navtex receiver. You can select the type of warning message that will trigger this alert on your display. Once you have read the received message you can either erase or save it.
  • Page 224: Viewing Messages

    Navtex Alert Menu. If required you can switch off any categories that you do not need except Navigation Warnings (Category A), Meteorological Warnings (Category B) and Search and Rescue information (Category D). E-Series Networked Display Reference Manual Setup Radar Setup... GPS Setup... Compass Setup... AIS Setup... Navtex Messages Highlight Navtex messages...
  • Page 225: Sorting The Message List

    Chapter 13: Navtex To select the message alert categories: Sorting the message list By default the message list sorts by the date and time the message was received (DATE) with the most recent message at the top. If required, you can sort the list by station identifier (STN) or by message category (CAT).
  • Page 226 E-Series Networked Display Reference Manual...
  • Page 227: Chapter 14: Automatic Identification System (ais)

    Chapter 14: Automatic Identification System (AIS) Chapter 14: Automatic Identification System (AIS) 14.1 Introduction This chapter details the AIS system and how it can be used as a safety aid. Once set up you can overlay the AIS on chart or radar windows and use it to: •...
  • Page 228 Data details Static Data Ship's name Type Call sign IMO number Length and beam Antenna loctation Voyage Related Data Draft Cargo information Destination Other relevant information Dynamic Data Time Ship's position Gyro heading Rate of turn Navigational status Dynamic Reports Ship's speed Ship's status Messages...
  • Page 229: What Do I Need To Run Ais

    • A VHF antenna - this is usually supplied with the AIS system. • A GPS - to provide position data. • A Compass - although not essential, will improve speed calculations. When the AIS unit is connected to the E-Series display, the status of the unit is indicated by an AIS icon in the transducer data box.
  • Page 230: How Is Ais Data Displayed

    14.5 How is AIS data displayed? Heading Large vessel Direction of turn Small vessel Sleeping target Safety critical data The AIS system displays other AIS equipped vessels in the surrounding area as triangular targets overlaid on a chart or radar window. Up to 100 targets are displayed. As the vessel’s status changes, the symbol for the target will change accordingly.
  • Page 231: Viewing Target Information

    Chapter 14: Automatic Identification System (AIS) Viewing target information You can display information relating to individual AIS targets. When a target is highlighted with the cursor, the soft keys change to allow you to select the following options: • AIS vectors. •...
  • Page 232: Ais List

    AIS List You can also view a list of AIS targets. The list provides collision avoidance data for the highlighted target: To display the AIS List: AIS OPTIONS... Viewing full AIS data To display detailed AIS data for an individual target e.g. static and dynamic and voyage related data: Move cursor over required target...
  • Page 233: Using Ais For Collision Avoidance

    Chapter 14: Automatic Identification System (AIS) 14.6 Using AIS for collision avoidance You can use your AIS for collision avoidance by using the safe zone and safety message functions. Safe zones What is a safe zone? A safe zone is a ring centred on your boat within which a target is considered dangerous.
  • Page 234: Marpa And Ais Options

    MARPA and AIS options Parameter Vector Length The time period specified for drawing length of vectors. Target History Plots a MARPA target’s previous position at specified intervals. The four most recent position points are dis- played. If True target vectors are selected, the four most recent vessel position points are also displayed.
  • Page 235: Local Ais Alarms

    Chapter 14: Automatic Identification System (AIS) Local AIS alarms When the connected AIS unit generates an alarm, your E-Series displays a local alarm message and indicates the alarm status in the data bar icon: North-Up To proceed: 1. Remove the message pop-up/display active alarm list: REMOVE MESSAGE Removes pop-up and...
  • Page 236: Simulator

    228 page 214 ) and move around the screen as if they were real targets. page 213 Setup Chart Setup... Cartography Setup... GPS Status... Compass Setup... AIS Layer Setup Highlight AIS Layer Setup Select AIS LayerSetup ), it displays 20 AIS targets...
  • Page 237: Chapter 15: System Setup And Customizing

    Chapter 15: System setup and customizing Chapter 15: System setup and customizing This chapter describes how to setup and customize your E-Series display. Any settings that you change will be stored by the display and shown each time you power on. You can, of course change these settings as many times as you wish.
  • Page 238: Rename A Page Set

    2. Edit the page set: Soft keys display pages within selected page set Note: Only one video application can be viewed per page. The page, window and application layout that you have defined will now be available each time you open the Select Page Set screen. If you do not want to use all 5 pages in a page set, you can switch off individual pages.
  • Page 239: Changing The Databar

    Chapter 15: System setup and customizing 15.3 Changing the databar You can change the data bar to meet your own particular needs. This includes: • Position - top or side. • Size (top position only). • Data displayed. The databar configuration is a local setting and will therefore only affect the in- Note: dividual display on which you are working.
  • Page 240: Customizing The Contents Of The Data Bar

    Large data bar Normal data bar To change the data bar size: DATA Press and hold System Setup... MENU Alarm Setup Display Setup... Databar Setup... Select Page Set... Customizing the contents of the data bar You can customize your data bar so that it contains the particular information that you require.
  • Page 241: Trip Log

    GPS position. These counters are updated every minute. If the GPS fix is lost or if the system simulator is switched on, the system will pause the ground log and trip counters. When the GPS fix returns, or the system simulator is switched off, the ground log and trip counters resume.
  • Page 242 Adding data Once you have selected the configure option (see above), you can add new data: ADD DATA... When the data bar is positioned to the side of your screen, a new selection is added at the top of the bar. When the data bar is positioned across the top of your screen, a new selection is added on the left.
  • Page 243: Changing The Set Up Menu Options

    External equipment menus These menus provide options to set-up external equipment that is connected to your system. They include AIS, Navtex, GPS and Compass setup. The options that are available depend on what is connected to your system. System-wide menus These menus control functions throughout the system.
  • Page 244 MENU ITEM Position Mode Controls whether the position is expressed in latitude and lon- gitude co-ordinates or Loran TDs. TD Setup Position Mode If the selected chain identifier, slave and ASF. Simulator ON - allows operation of display without data from antenna and/or external data sources.
  • Page 245: System Integration

    Chapter 15: System setup and customizing MENU ITEM Settings and Data Reset Resets all system setup menus, including page sets and the data bar to the factory default. Waypoints, routes and tracks are deleted. Networked systems only other displays, only routes, waypoints and tracks entered on that display are deleted. How- ever, they will be restored by the Data Master display if available.
  • Page 246 MENU ITEM Depth Units Choose the units that you require depths to be measured in. Temperature Units Select required temperate unit. Pressure Units Select required pressure unit. Volume Units Select required volume unit. System Integration Setup Menu MENU ITEM DSC Message When set to ON, details of distress DSC messages are dis- played on screen SeaTalk Alarms...
  • Page 247 Chapter 15: System setup and customizing MENU ITEM SeaTalk Keyboard When connecting a SeaTalk ALL or ONE. When ONE selected press button on required keyboard - display beeps to indicate keyboard selected. Note: Networked displays - If AIS or Navtex has been set on any display in the system, the menu options will be available on all displays.
  • Page 248: Alarm Setup Menu

    Alarm Setup Menu The Alarm Setup Menu is divided into these sub-menus: • System Alarms Setup. • Navigation Alarms Setup. • Radar Alarms Setup. • Fishfinder Alarms Setup. • AIS Alarms Setup. Note: To silence any alarms, press System Alarms Setup System alarms will sound in all applications.
  • Page 249: Navigation Alarms Setup

    Chapter 15: System setup and customizing Navigation Alarms Setup Navigation alarms will sound in any application when you are navigating. MENU ITEM Arrival Alarm Radius The distance from the target waypoint or the closest point of approach to the target waypoint that triggers the arrival alarm to sound.
  • Page 250: Gps Status

    AIS receiver. GPS Status The GPS is used to position your boat on the chart. You can set up your Global Positioning System (GPS) and check its status using the GPS status icons and the GPS Status page of the Setup menu.
  • Page 251 Note: The EGNOS, MSAS and GAGAN systems may not currently be active. Check with your local government for operational status. OTHER SET UP DIFF SET UP OTHER SET UP Only available if connected to Raymarine landbased GPS e.g. 114 GPS Setup Menu Datus WGX 1984 COG/SOG Filter Medium...
  • Page 252: Compass Setup

    • MEDIUM - for general use • LOW - for use when travelling at speed Compass Setup This option can be used to linearize a Raymarine ST80 active compass or Smart Heading sensor connected on SeaTalk. To linearize (‘swing’) your compass proceed as follows: 1.
  • Page 253: System Diagnostics

    Chapter 15: System setup and customizing Databar Setup page 223 This sub-menu accesses the Configure Data Bar Menu - refer to for full details. Select Page Set This sub-menu accesses the Select Page Sets Menu. For details of how to reconfigure page 221 the page sets, please see System Diagnostics...
  • Page 254 E-Series Networked Display Reference Manual...
  • Page 255: Chapter 16: Maintenance & Troubleshooting

    In order to minimize these effects and enable you to get the best possible performance from your Raymarine equip- ment, guidelines are given in the installations manual, to enable you to ensure min- imum interaction between different items of equipment, i.e.
  • Page 256: Cleaning The Display

    Your waypoints, routes and tracks are NOT removed. Applying a settings reset To apply a settings reset: Radar Setup... MENU GPS Status... Compass Setup... System Setup... The system resets and returns you to the power on procedure. E-Series Networked Display Reference Manual Setup System Setup Menu Position mode...
  • Page 257: Settings And Data Reset

    The system resets and returns you to the power on procedure. 16.4 Troubleshooting your Display All Raymarine products are, prior to packing and shipping, subjected to comprehensive test and quality assurance programs. However, if your E-Series Display unit should develop a fault, this section will help you to identify the most likely cause and show the corrective action required to restore normal operation.
  • Page 258 • Check SeaTalk High Speed switch or Crossover Coupler correctly connected (see Installation Guide). How do I upgrade my Display software? Visit www.raymarine.com and click on Support to download the latest software. Follow the instruc- tions included with these downloads. How do I reset my display? Via the system setup menu.
  • Page 259 Problem Solution How do I upgrade my DSM software? Visit www.raymarine com and click on Support to download the latest software. Follow the instruc- tions included with these downloads. ‘No data source’ for my fishfinder • Check the DSM power cable is free from damage and corrosion.
  • Page 260: Getting Technical Support

    Navionics cartography. For Raymarine products Raymarine provides a comprehensive customer support service, on the world wide web, through our worldwide dealer network and by telephone help line. If you are unable to resolve a problem, please use any of these facilities to obtain additional help.
  • Page 261: World Wide Web

    2. Note down the Product Name and ID, Serial Number and App Version from the menu: World wide web Please visit the Customer Support area of our website at: www.raymarine.com Visit the Customer Support area of our website for Frequently Asked Questions, servicing information, e-mail access to the Raymarine Technical Support Department and details of Raymarine agents, worldwide.
  • Page 262: Contacting Raymarine In The Us

    Contacting Raymarine in the US You can contact Raymarine in the US either using the Raymarine world wide web as detailed above or by calling one of the telephone numbers below. For accessories and parts Contact your authorized Raymarine dealer or Raymarine Technical Services on:...
  • Page 263: For Navionics Cartography

    Chapter 16: Maintenance & Troubleshooting Contacting Raymarine in Europe You can contact Raymarine in Europe either using the Raymarine world wide web as detailed above or by calling the telephone number below For technical support, service and accessories: Contact your authorized Raymarine dealer or Raymarine Technical Support at:...
  • Page 264: For Sirius Weather

    E-Series Networked Display Reference Manual For Sirius weather For questions about the Sirius weather service, please contact Sirius directly through their web site: www. Sirius.com or call 1-800-869_5480.
  • Page 265: Appendix A:specification For The E80 And E120 Displays

    Appendix A Appendix A:Specification for the E80 and E120 Displays General Approvals CE - conforms to FCC - compliant with Size: E120 Weight: E120 Mounting Supply voltage Power consumption: E120 Environmental: Operational/Non-opera- tional temperature range Humidity limit Controls Cursor Display type Resolution: E120 Display size:...
  • Page 266 System Alarms Navigation Alarms Connectors Interfaces Configurations Network Waypoints Waypoint Transfer Man Overboard (MOB Mode) Screen functions Information * See your boat dealer for details. E-Series Networked Display Reference Manual Alarm clock, Anchor, Arrival, Deep depth, MOB, Offtrack, Shallow depth, Temperature, Timer Arrival alarm, offtrack XTE alarm.
  • Page 267 Appendix A Chart features Cartography Chart scaling Presentation Modes Waypoints Waypoint Transfer Routes Track History Radar/Chart overlay Radar/Chart synchroniza- tion 3D/Chart synchronization Aerial overlay AIS overlay Navigation information Variation Source Navionics Charts on CompactFlash cards Chart of the world built in. nm (if cartographic detail is available to 4000nm).
  • Page 268 3D Chart features Cartography Presentation Modes Waypoints Display Aerial overlay Radar features Range Scales (Range Rings) Range Ring Accuracy Bearing accuracy Variable Range Markers Electronic Bearing Lines Bearing scale Minimum range Range Discrimination Presentation Modes Scanner Control Magnetic Sensor Waypoint Display E-Series Networked Display Reference Manual Navionics Charts on CompactFlash cards Chart of the world built in.
  • Page 269 Appendix A MARPA Variation Source Guard Zone Alarm Auto GST Off Centre function Wakes Target Expansion Timed TX AIS overlay Fishfinder features Transducer Digital Sounder Module Output power: Standard transducer High performance trans- ducer Frequency Pulse length Sonar display Maximum Transmit Rate Depth: Standard transducer High performance trans-...
  • Page 270: Data Features

    Data features Panel type Data available Engine monitor features Visit www.raymarine.com for a list of compatible engines. Panel type Data available Video features Input source type VGA output Weather features (USA only) Weather elements Animated weather graphics Weather reports Navtex features...
  • Page 271 Appendix A AIS features Target symbols Target information Collision avoidance Alarms Interfacing DSM connection NMEA 0183 Input NMEA Output - User selectable SeaTalk Input SeaTalk Output SeaTalk Input SeaTalk Output Scanners Sleeping, activated, selected, dangerous and lost. AIS vectors, safety critical data and full AIS data. Safe zones and safety messages.
  • Page 272 E-Series Networked Display Reference Manual...
  • Page 273: Appendix B: List Of Abbreviations

    Appendix B Appendix B: List of Abbreviations Abbrev. Description Degrees Centigrade Degrees Farenheit Automatic Identification System Alarm Amperes Auto Automatic Category CCFL Cold Cathode Fluorescent Lamp Course Deviation Indicator Course over ground Closest point of approach C-up Course up orientation Direct current Digital selective calling Digital sound module...
  • Page 274 Abbrev. Description Time variable gain Transmit Universal time constant‘ Velocity made good E-Series Networded Display Reference Manual Abbrev. Description Variable made good Waypoint Cross track error...
  • Page 275: Appendix C: List Of Cursor Labels

    Appendix C Appendix C: List of cursor labels Label Feature Ruler line AIS target Course Over Ground vector Centre of radar Floating EBL/VRM Guard zone Heading vector MARPA MARPA target Man Over Board marker Vessel’s position Route leg Ship’s Heading Marker TIDE Tide indicator VRM/EBL...
  • Page 276 E-Series Networked Display Reference Manual...
  • Page 277: Appendix D:glossary Of Weather Terms

    Appendix D Appendix D:Glossary of weather terms Note: For types of warnings, watches and advisories, please refer to the NOAA website at www.nws.noaa.gov/glossary. Term Cold front Cyclone Depression Dry line Forecast Front High High Pressure Hurricane Definition The boundary between two different air masses where cold air pushes warm air out of the way and brings colder weather.
  • Page 278 Term E-Series Networded Display Reference Manual Definition Category 2 Winds 96-110 mph (83-95 kt or 154-177 km/hr). Storm surge generally 6-8 feet above normal. Some roofing material, door, and window damage of buildings. Considerable damage to shrubbery and trees with some trees blown down. Considerable damage to mobile homes, poorly constructed signs, and piers.
  • Page 279 Appendix D Term Isobar Lightning Low Pressure Millibar Occluded Front Precipitation Pressure Centre Squall line Super typhoon Tornado Definition Category 5 Winds greater than 155 mph (135 kt or 249 km/hr). Storm surge generally greater than 18 ft above normal. Complete roof fail- ure on many residences and industrial buildings.
  • Page 280 Term Tropical cyclone Tropical depression Tropical storm Tropics Trough Typhoon Wave cyclone E-Series Networded Display Reference Manual Definition A low pressure system that generally forms in the tropics. The cyclone is accompanied by thunderstorms and, in the Northern Hemisphere, a counterclockwise circulation of winds near the earth's surface.
  • Page 281 Index Index Numerics 3D Chart aerial photo overlay boat symbol combining with fishfinder controls declutter display exaggeration introduction modes active motion planning mode moving multiple views navigate with navigation marks panning pitch rotate setup synchronization with 2D chart text uses using with 2D vessel offset vessel symbol...
  • Page 282 offtrack alarm radar guard zones setup menu anchor alarm anchor alarm radius fishfinder navigation alarms setup radar shallow depth alarm fish limit system alarms setup temperature alarm timer upper temperature limit Alerts Navtex weather watchbox warnings cancelling Anchor alarm Animation weather graphics running setting up...
  • Page 283 CompactFlash cards cautions erasing information inserting removing retrieving information use of writing to Compass Setup Contact Navionics Raymarine in Europe Raymarine in US Control panel Course deviation indicator over ground indication up mode graphics vectors Cross track error in data bar...
  • Page 284 Cursor autohide labels position in data bar Cycling video inputs Dangerous AIS target Dangerous target alarm Data bar data groups setup customizing content position size Data base lists Data master changing selecting Date format in data bar Datum Day operation adjusting the display lighting Declutter Deep...
  • Page 285 Index unfloating Echoes blind indirect multiple Edit dialog boxes routes select route for editing select track for editing tracks video source name source type waypoint waypoint symbol or group Emergencies, man overboard Engine monitor data content overview panel type Erase information from a CompactFlash card routes tracks...
  • Page 286 Floating VRMs/EBLs Follow route Forecasts city marine zone Forward view Frequency calibration Gain adjustment controls Glossary, weather GOTO function GPS, status Graphics animated weather running setting up Groundwind, in data bar Guard zones circular sector sensitivity Hazard warnings HDG, heading indication...
  • Page 287 Index Measuring bearings distances ranges VRMs Menus 3D Chart setup accessing alarm setup fishfinder alarms navigation alarms radar alarms system alarms cartography setup chart setup display setup fishfinder radar setup system integration setup system setup units setup weather setup options Message alerts, Navtex Messages Navtex...
  • Page 288 bridge heading output setup port setting North up mode Object information Offset depth speed temperature vessel Offtrack alarm Opaqueness level, aerial photo overlay Operating frequencies automatic manual Orientation chart course up head up north up radar Overlay aerial photo opaqueness level overlay area radar on chart Overview...
  • Page 289 Index combining with chart detecting targets EBLs bearing mode floating VRMs/EBLs gain getting the best picture interference rejection rain clutter sea clutter setting gain tune radar using gain controls wakes guard zones head up mode impaired radar performance blind sectors indirect echoes multiple echoes rain clutter...
  • Page 290 tropical statements Resetting cross track error settings and data reset the display the system Retrieving information from CompactFlash card Reversing a route Risk assessment Rolling road Rotate 3D Chart Routes advance to next waypoint in route building create from track definition edit change color...
  • Page 291 System diagnostics Target acquiring activated AIS symbols cancelling dangerous dangerous alarm depth depth ID distances expansion history information lost selected size sleeping uncertain Targets radar TD Setup Technical support Navionics cartography Raymarine products Europe Temperature alarm...
  • Page 292 lower limit upper limit offset sea/water Text 3D Chart extended character set show/hide size Tidal information station tide details vectors Time format in data bar Timed transmit Timer Tracking storms Tracks create route from track create track definition edit erasing selecting Transducer calibration...
  • Page 293 Index route details waypoint information VMG Wind/Waypoint, in data bar VRMs floating measuring with unfloating using with fishfinder using with radar Wakes period Warnings marine alerts watchbox data displaying Watchbox warnings data displaying Water temperature Wave height at particular location Waypoint list sorting Waypoints...
  • Page 294 rain reports marine alerts tropical statements viewing sea surface temperature sea temperature at particular location setup application options simulator snow specifying elements storm cast storms tracking tropical surface observation stations surface pressure symbols surface pressure tropical statements troubleshooting watchbox data displaying wave height waves...

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