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    Distributed by Any reference to Raytheon or RTN in this manual should be interpreted as Raymarine. The names Raytheon and RTN are owned by the Raytheon Company.

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    ST40 Bidata Instrument Owner’s Handbook Document number: 81159_2 Date: 1st May 2001...

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    Copyright © Raymarine Limited 2001...

  • Page 4: Important Information, Handbook Information

    Preface Important information WARNING Although your ST40 instrument is designed to give accurate and reliable performance, it should serve only as an aid to navigation and should never lead to the erosion of good seamanship. Always maintain a permanent watch and be aware of situations as they develop.

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    ST40 Bidata Instrument Owner’s Handbook...

  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    Preface Contents Important information ... i Preface ... v Chapter 1: Operation ... 1 Chapter 2: Maintenance and Fault Finding ... 9 WARNING ... i EMC conformance ... i Handbook information ... i Parts supplied ... vi 1.1 Introduction ... 1 Display ...

  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    Chapter 4: Calibration ... 27 Instrument Specification ... 35 Glossary ... 37 Index ... 39 ST40 Bidata Instrument Owner’s Handbook 3.1 Planning your installation ... 15 EMC installation guidelines ... 15 Suppression Ferrites ... 16 Connections to Other Equipment ... 16 Tools required ...

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    Preface Preface Thank you for purchasing a Raymarine product. We are sure your ST40 instrument will give you many years of trouble-free operation. This instrument is designed to provide reliable performance, even under the most demanding conditions.

  • Page 9: Parts Supplied

    Handbook Note: The items shown here are supplied for an ST40 Bidata system. If an instrument is purchased separately, transducers are not included. If any item is not present, contact your Raymarine Dealer. ST40 Bidata Instrument Owner’s Handbook...

  • Page 10: Introduction, Display, Chapter 1: Operation

    Coloured bezel and Desktop Mounting Bracket options are available for your ST40 instrument. Contact your Raymarine dealer for further information. Display The ST40 Bidata display comprises upper and lower data areas, each of which shows either depth or speed information, selected as shown in the following illustration.

  • Page 11: Operating Procedures, Display Action, Silencing Alarms

    • The average speed reading is reset to zero at power up. • The Log screen shows the total distance covered by the vessel since the ST40 Bidata instrument was fitted. • The trip reading is reset to zero at power up.

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    Chapter 1: Operation Previous speed screen is displayed Current speed Maximum speed To reset 3 seconds Average speed To reset 3 seconds NORMAL OPERATION (sheet 1) Switch on DEPTH SPEED Water temp- erature Trip Note: Screens annotated with * are temporary and will time-out to the previous permanent screen after 5 seconds.

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    5 seconds. To reset This diagram shows the operating sequence for an ST40 Bidata master instrument. On a repeater instrument, only the Depth, Minimum 3 seconds depth, Speed and Water temperature screens are available.

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    Chapter 1: Operation To/from Shallow alarm screen (sheet 2) Deep alarm Shallow anchor alarm Deep anchor alarm Offset To/from Depth screen (sheet 2) NORMAL OPERATION (sheet 3) Alarm on/off 3 seconds Momentary Alarm on/off 3 seconds Momentary Alarm on/off Set Deep anchor alarm 3 seconds Momentary...

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    2 seconds to move through Adjust Backlight mode and enter Adjust Contrast mode During normal operation, press to adjust contrast, press for 1 second During normal operation, press ST40 Bidata Instrument Owner’s Handbook ADJUST BACKLIGHTING for 1 second The current backlighting level is displayed. Select the required backlighting level then: ADJUST CONTRAST...

  • Page 16: Alarms, Alarm Indications, Shallow Alarm, Deep Alarm, Anchor Alarms

    Chapter 1: Operation 1.3 Alarms Alarm indications Shallow alarm Depth is equal to or less than the shallow alarm threshold. Alarm continues until cancelled manually. D4666-2 Deep alarm Triggered by depths equal to the deep alarm threshold. Continues until cancelled manually. D4789_2 Anchor alarms Depth is either:...

  • Page 17: Enabling/disabling Alarms

    ST40 Bidata Instrument Owner’s Handbook Enabling/disabling alarms You can enable or disable any alarm function (i.e. switch it on or off ) by selecting the relevant alarm screen (see Normal operation) and holding down the key for 3 seconds (toggle action).

  • Page 18: Maintenance, Servicing And Safety, Instrument, Chapter 2: Maintenance And Fault Finding

    In order to minimise these effects and enable you to get the best possible performance from your Raymarine equipment, guidelines are given in the installation instructions, to enable you to ensure minimum interaction between different items of equipment, i.e.

  • Page 19: Transducer, Cabling, Fault Finding, Preliminary Procedures, Fixing Faults

    Periodically clean your ST40 instrument with a soft damp cloth. Do NOT use chemical or abrasive materials to clean the instrument. Transducers Refer to the Installation and Maintenance instructions supplied with the transducers. Cabling Examine all cables for chafing or other damage to the outer shield and, where necessary, replace and re-secure.

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    Chapter 2: Maintenance and Fault Finding Display blank ST40 D D D D D epth reading flashes when under way No depth information Action Check fuse/circuit breaker. Check power supply. Check SeaTalk cabling and BIDATA D4738-2 connector security. ST40 BIDATA...

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    The speed transducer paddle wheel may be fouled. Clean the paddle wheel. ST40 Bidata Instrument Owner’s Handbook ST40 BIDATA ST40 BIDATA...

  • Page 22: Assistance

    A group of SeaTalk instruments not working Assistance If you are unable to rectify any problem, please contact your local Raymarine Dealer for assistance. Action Check security of SeaTalk connections between instruments. Check condition of SeaTalk cables. Isolate faulty instrument by disconnecting instruments one by one.

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    ST40 Bidata Instrument Owner’s Handbook...

  • Page 24: Chapter 3: Installation, Planning Your Installation, Emc Installation Guidelines

    Chapter 3: Installation Chapter 3: Installation This chapter describes how to install the ST40 Bidata instrument, and associated transducers. The transducers are fitted in the hull of the vessel and is connected to the rear of the instrument. 3.1 Planning your installation...

  • Page 25: Suppression Ferrites, Connections To Other Equipment, Tools Required

    If your Raymarine equipment is going to be connected to other equipment using a cable not supplied by Raymarine, a suppression ferrite MUST always be fitted to the cable close to the Raymarine unit. Tools required The tools required for fitting the standard ST40 instrument system are shown in the following illustration.

  • Page 26: Site Requirements, Transducers

    Chapter 3: Installation Note: If you intend fitting a nonstandard transducer, extra tools may be required Site requirements Transducers The transducer types required for the various hull types are as follows: Hull material Speed transducer M78712 Through hull plastic Steel (supplied as standard) Aluminium Wood...

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    Other transducer types are available for specific requirements. For further details, contact your local Raymarine dealer. The transducers should be sited within the clear water flow areas indicated by the shaded areas below. Transducer siting Each transducer should also: • Be ahead of the propellers (by a minimum of 10% of the water line length ).

  • Page 28: Instrument

    Chapter 3: Installation Depth transducer maximum angle Instrument ST40 Instrument dimensions CAUTION: The presence of moisture at the rear of the instrument could cause damage either by entering the instrument through the breathing hole or by coming into contact with the electrical connectors.

  • Page 29: Procedures, Fitting Transducers, Running Transducer Cable

    Running transducer cable Each transducer type has a 9 m (30 ft) cable fitted with spade terminals for connection to the ST40 Bidata instrument. Observing the following guidelines, run the cable to the instrument: • If the cable has to be fed through the deck, always use a good quality deck gland.

  • Page 30: Connections To The Instrument

    Chapter 3: Installation Connections to the instrument You can connect your instrument: • Directly to the speed and depth transducers as a stand-alone master instrument. When connected in this manner, the instrument must be connected to a suitable power source using the 1 m (3 ft) power cable provided.

  • Page 31: Stand-alone Connections

    Stand-alone connections CAUTION Ensure that the power supply for each stand-alone ST40 instrument is protected by a 3 A fuse or circuit breaker. Connections to a stand-alone instrument ST40 Bidata Instrument Owner’s Handbook 3 A circuit breaker Red +ve Uninsulated wire (screen) -ve...

  • Page 32: Seatalk Connections, Fitting The Instrument

    Power cable SeaTalk bus Typical SeaTalk connections Fitting the instrument Fit your ST40 instrument as shown in the following illustrations. Remove template from handbook (immediately after index), apply to required location and mark cutting centre. Note: A 5 A fuse can be used in place of 5 A circuit breaker the circuit breaker, if preferred.

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    Cut hole Peel protective sheets from gasket Stick gasket to rear of instrument ST40 Bidata Instrument Owner’s Handbook 57 mm (2.25 in) cutter D4760-1 D4770-1 D4761-1...

  • Page 34: Desktop Mounting Bracket

    Feed cables through clamping bracket, connect cables then secure instrument with bracket and thumb nut Desktop Mounting Bracket An optional Desktop Mounting Bracket (Part No. E25024) enables you to mount your ST40 instrument in locations where other forms of mounting are impractical. D4819-1 D4762-1...

  • Page 35: Calibration Requirement

    To bracket mount your ST40 instrument, do so in accordance with the Instruction Sheet, which is included with the Desktop Mounting Bracket. 3.3 Calibration requirement Once installation is complete and before you use your instrument, carry out the calibration procedures detailed in Chapter 4, Calibration.

  • Page 36: Chapter 4: Calibration, Introduction, Emc Conformance, User Calibration

    Chapter 4: Calibration Chapter 4: Calibration 4.1 Introduction The procedures in this Chapter must be carried out before the equipment is used operationally, to optimise the performance of the instrument with the vessel. Calibration information is presented in flow chart form. The flow charts show the various calibration screens and key presses necessary to carry out calibration.

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    • Lock the shallow alarm, to prevent unauthorised changes during normal operation. Power up the instrument then follow the procedure in the User calibration flow diagram. This diagram shows the User calibration sequence for an ST40 Bidata operating as a master instrument for both speed and depth .

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    Chapter 4: Calibration During normal operation hold down Entry screen ST40 Depth response ST40 Speed response ST40 Depth units ST40 Speed units ST40 To Distance units screen (sheet 2) USER CALIBRATION (sheet 1) for approximately 2 seconds Note: If there is no key activity when the Entry screen...

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    (decrease speed) Depth offset ST40 To save your settings and return to normal operation from any screen, hold down ST40 Bidata Instrument Owner’s Handbook USER CALIBRATION (sheet 2) BIDATA Set to BIDATA ST40 Displayed only if SOG available on SeaTalk & vessel speed greater than 0.5 kt.

  • Page 40: Depth Offsets, Intermediate Calibration

    Chapter 4: Calibration Depth offsets WARNING: The use of incorrect offset values could result in misleading depth information being displayed with a consequent risk of running aground. The depth offset screen enables you to determine the exact point on the vessel from which depths are measured.

  • Page 41: Dealer Calibration

    This enables you to reapply the factory settings if you want to reset the instrument to a known operating condition. Follow the procedure in the Dealer calibration flow diagram. ST40 Bidata Instrument Owner’s Handbook INTERMEDIATE CALIBRATION During normal operation hold down...

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    Chapter 4: Calibration hold down Calibration access Boat show mode ST40 BIDATA CAUTION: Do NOT switch the Boat Show mode on. This function must only be used for demonstration purposes. To save your settings and return to normal operation from any screen,...

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    ST40 Bidata Instrument Owner’s Handbook...

  • Page 44: Instrument Specification

    Instrument Specification Instrument Specification Supply voltage: Current consumption (12 V supply): Operating temperature: Interfaces: Overall dimensions: Boss diameter: Speed range: Log range: Trip reading range: Temperature reading range: Depth range: Shallow depth alarm: Deep depth alarm: Shallow anchor alarm: Deep anchor alarm: Approvals: CE - conforms to 10 V to 16 V dc.

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    ST40 Bidata Instrument Owner’s Handbook...

  • Page 46: Glossary

    Glossary Glossary Cal factor Calibration factor. Used in the ST40 Speed and Bidata instruments to ensure the current speed reading is the actual speed. Values are from 0.25 (reduce speed reading) to 2.5 (increase speed reading). Electromagnetic Compatibility. Fathoms. Feet.

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    ST40 Bidata Instrument Owner’s Handbook...

  • Page 48: Index

    Index Index Alarms 7–8 enable/disable 8 indications 7 ranges 35 setting thresholds 4–5 silencing 2 switching on and off 4–5 Average speed reset 2, 3 Backlighting 6 Boat show mode 32 Calibration 27–33 Dealer 32–33 Intermediate 31–32 setting appropriate response val- ues 27 setting user access 33 User 27–31...

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    30–31 depth response 29 depth units 29 shallow alarm lock 29 speed response 29 speed units 29 Shallow alarm lock 29 ST40 Bidata Instrument Owner’s Handbook Site requirements 17–20 instrument 19 transducers 17–20 Software version 31 Specifications 35 Speed...

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    During this period, except for certain products, travel costs (auto mileage and tolls) up to 100 round trip highway miles (160 kilometres) and travel time of 2 hours, will be assumed by Raymarine only on products where proof of installation or commission by authorized service agents, can be shown.

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    Factory Service Centers United States of America Raymarine Inc 22 Cotton Road, Unit D Nashua, NH 03063-4219, USA Telephone: +1 603 881 5200 Fax: +1 603 864 4756 www.raymarine.com Sales & Order Services Telephone: +1 800 539 5539 Ext. 2333 or +1 603 881 5200 Ext.

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