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Portable Navigation System
CN-GP50U

Operating Instructions

Navigation Software
English (US)
V1.1
Before using this product, please read the "Safety information" in the "Important
Information" document.

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  • Page 1: Operating Instructions

    Portable Navigation System CN-GP50U Operating Instructions Navigation Software English (US) V1.1 Before using this product, please read the "Safety information" in the "Important Information" document.
  • Page 2 Copyright The information contained herein may be changed at any time without prior notification. This manual nor any parts thereof may not be reproduced for any purpose whatsoever without the express written consent of Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd., nor transmitted in any form either electronically or mechanically, including photocopying and recording.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Introduction ..................5 About this Manual..................5 Legal Notice .....................5 1.2.1 Liability..................5 1.2.2 Trademarks .................5 Customer Service..................5 Safety Information ..................5 Using the Navigation System for the First Time ......6 Operating the Navigation System............6 Volume .....................6 Opening the Map..................6 Opening the Menu Window ..............7 Further Functions of the Navigation Device ..........7 Information ....................7 Software Keyboard...................8...
  • Page 4 Route Planning..................20 6.1.1 Entering the Starting Point............20 6.1.2 Entering Route Points..............21 6.1.3 Editing Route Points ..............21 Saving Routes ..................22 Managing Routes ...................22 6.3.1 Loading Routes .................22 6.3.2 Renaming Routes..............23 6.3.3 Deleting Routes .................23 Navigation ....................23 6.4.1 Calculating and Displaying Routes..........23 6.4.2 Simulating Routes ..............23 6.4.3...
  • Page 5: Introduction

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

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

    Note: The map opens in Navigation mode when you are currently navigating. Opening the Menu Window Any window showing the map has a Menu button. Tap the Menu button. ► The M window opens. Here you may access the complete functionality of the navigation device.
  • Page 8: Software Keyboard

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

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

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

    Note: For the following instructions, it is assumed that you have selected Street First as the order for entering addresses. 3. Enter the name of the destination street. You can also enter the name of a well-known object, e.g. "Golden Gate Brg" or "Carnegie Hall".
  • Page 12 Note: The Direct Access section offers three categories of POI from the current vicinity which can be searched for quickly and without additional entry. For more detailed information, please refer to chapter "Direct Access to POI" on page 14. 1. In the M window, tap on Destination >...
  • Page 13: Information About The Destination

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

    4.1.5 Direct Access to POI The Direct Access section contains three categories of POI. Destinations in your vicinity that correspond to one of these categories can be listed quickly, without the need for additional entry. In the M window, tap on Settings > POI to select the categories ►...
  • Page 15: Navigating Homewards

    Information: Information on how to save a destination can be found in chapter "Saving Destinations" on page 18. 1. In the M window, tap on Destination > Favorites. 2. Tap the destination to which you would like to navigate. 3. Tap the Start Navigation button. The map opens in Preview mode.
  • Page 16: Determining Destinations On The Map

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

    Route List If you would like to see detailed directions for the route, tap the Route List button. Information: For detailed information about the functions in the R OUTE window, please refer to chapter "Route List" on page 34. Route Profile A so called route profile forms the basis of the route calculation.
  • Page 18: Saving Destinations

    Saving Destinations 1. Enter a destination as described in "Search for a Destination" on page 10. Do not tap the Start Navigation button! - OR - 1. Select a destination from the L . list as described in chapter "Last Destinations" on page 14. Do not tap the Start Navigation button! 2.
  • Page 19: Defining As Home Address

    3. Enter the new name of the destination. 4. Tap the Save button. The previous window opens again. The new name is displayed. 5.2.2 Defining as Home Address Only one destination from the F list can be defined as your AVORITES home address.
  • Page 20: Deleting Favorites

    5. Tap the Save button. The previous window opens again. The selected icon is shown before the name of the favorite. Deleting Favorites Any destination from the F list can be deleted. AVORITES 1. Select the destination you want to delete from the F list.
  • Page 21: Entering Route Points

    If you want to enter your current location as the starting point: 2. Tap on the Current Location menu item. If you want to enter a different starting point: 2. Tap the corresponding button. 3. Enter the starting point. (See the corresponding section of chapter "Navigation"...
  • Page 22: Saving Routes

    Route Point Up: Moves the selected route point forwards. (Example: route point 2 becomes route point 1). Route Point Down: Moves the selected route point backward. (Example: route point 2 becomes route point 3). Delete: Deletes the selected route point. A dialog window prompts you to confirm deletion.
  • Page 23: Renaming Routes

    6.3.2 Renaming Routes 2. Tap the route that you want to rename. 3. Tap Options > Rename. 4. Enter the new name of the route. 5. Tap the Save button. The L list opens. OUTE The new name displays. 6.3.3 Deleting Routes 2.
  • Page 24: Starting Navigation

    The route will be recalculated for simulation purposes. Simulation starts when calculation has finished. Stopping Simulation You may stop simulation at any time. Tap the Menu button. ► The M window opens. 6.4.3 Starting Navigation You have calculated and displayed a route. Route List If you would like to see detailed directions for the route, tap the Route List button.
  • Page 25: Options

    "GPS reception is currently not sufficient. Navigation starts automatically as soon as GPS reception is OK again." You have the following options: Wait. As soon as the GPS reception is sufficient for determining the ► position, the route will be recalculated and you can begin navigation.
  • Page 26: Working With The Map

    Route List: Shows detailed directions for the route, including all points at which you must turn. For detailed information, please refer to chapter "Route List" , page 34. Route Profile: Opens the R window. Here you can view the OUTE ROFILE options for route planning and, if necessary, change them.
  • Page 27: Map In Standard Mode

    Map in Standard Mode The map is always in Standard mode when you are not navigating, when you have not calculated a route, and when no destination is being searched for on the map. The following characteristics are typical of this view: Your current position is indicated by a triangle in red in the middle of the lower third.
  • Page 28: Map In Preview Mode

    Map in Preview Mode You have entered a destination and tapped the Start Navigation button. - OR - You have planned or loaded a route and tapped the Show Route button. The map opens in Preview mode. The entire route is visible. The route is highlighted in orange.
  • Page 29: Map In Navigation Mode

    When you display a planned or loaded route, the route may be recalculated. Starting point for the calculation is your current location. You will now be guided to the first route point entered. Tap on (Destination Search), in order to view the map in ►...
  • Page 30 As you get closer to the junction, you will see a spot diagram instead of the distance. The nearer you get to the junction, the fewer yellow spots are displayed. If you don't have to change direction for a longer period, you will see only a forward-facing arrow.
  • Page 31: Map In Destination Search Mode

    3. Tap the Yes button. Functions of the Map in Navigation Mode When the map is open in Navigation mode, tap any point on the map. Buttons with various functions will be displayed. 2D/3D: Changes between 2D and 3D mode. The symbol for the mode that is currently set is marked orange.
  • Page 32: Operating In Destination Search Mode

    Zoom Out: The map section shown becomes larger, but you will see fewer details. Zoom In: The map section becomes smaller, but you will see more details. Zoom Mode: When this button is active, you can plot a map section with your finger.
  • Page 33: Useful Functions

    The geographical coordinates of the destination and the corresponding address are shown in the bottom third of the screen. 2. Tap the (OK) button. Buttons with various functions will be displayed. Note: Not all functions are always available. The Interim Destination function for example is only available when you are currently navigating.
  • Page 34: Route List

    1. In the M window, tap on Information > GPS. The current location can be stored in the F list. AVORITES 2. Tap the Save Position button. The S ... dialog window opens. The cursor ESTINATION AS blinks in the Name field. 3.
  • Page 35: Blocking Route Sections

    Schematic depiction of the next junction where you must turn. Distance to this junction. Name of the street onto which you must turn. Indicates whether you want to travel on the relevant route section or not. (Allow): The relevant section may be included on the route. (Forbid): The relevant section may not be included on the route.
  • Page 36: Tmc (traffic Information)

    TMC (Traffic Information) An external TMC Traffic Receiver (CY-TM200U) may be connected to the navigation system. This enables the system to change the route dynamically in order to avoid a traffic jam, for example. Note: This function is only available if TMC traffic messages are being transmitted in the region in which you are traveling.
  • Page 37: Changing The Navigation Settings

    In the TMC S window, you can set and configure the TMC traffic ETTINGS station, this will determine the effect a received traffic message concerning your route will have on consequent routing. Tuning Mode Tap the Tuning Mode button to determine the settings for the station you have chosen to receive traffic information.
  • Page 38 Some settings can only accept two or three different values. These settings can be recognized by the (Toggle) button. All possible values are visible. The current value is written in black and underlined. Tap the (Toggle) button to alternate between the possible ►...
  • Page 39: Index

    Index Direct Access ........14 Address Indicate ......... 10 Edit Input Sequence......10 Favorites ........18 Energy..........7 Entering data........9 Block..........31, 35 Favorites Calibration ......... 26 Change Icon ......18, 19 Change Icon ........ 18, 19 Delete ........... 20 Configuration ........
  • Page 40 Last Destinations Recalculate Route......37 Destination........14 Rename Indicate ......... 14 Favorites ........18 Routes .......... 23 Route List Block..........35 Show......... 17, 24, 34 Route Planning ......... 20 Destination Search ....... 31 Route points Navigation........29 Delete ........... 22 Preview .........
  • Page 41 Recalculate Route ......37 Show..........36 Symbols .......... 8 Tuning Mode ......... 37 TMC Settings Recalculate Route ......37 TMC ..........36 Traffic Information......36 Tuning Mode ......... 37 Trade marks ........5 Traffic Information Recalculate Route ......37 Show..........36 Tuning Mode .........

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