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2007 Ridgeline
Navigation Manual
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© 2007 Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
P/N 31SJC8001


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    This manual will be replaced with a hyperlinked version at the end of the model year. © 2007 Honda Motor Co., Ltd. P/N 31SJC8001...

  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Introduction ........4 Selecting the State or Province..22 Driving to Your Destination ..42 Selecting the City ......22 Manual Overview ......4 Driving to Your Destination ..42 Selecting the Street ......24 System Overview ......4 Calculate Route to Screen....42 Entering the Street Number .....

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Edit Waypoint Search Area ..... 85 Voice Command Help ....63 Guidance Mode........ 86 Reporting Errors ......96 Map Legend........64 Vehicle...........86 Honda Automobile Customer Calendar.........65 Off-road Tracking......86 Service ........96 Entering Your Schedule ....65 Correct Vehicle Position....87 Visiting Your Dealer......97 Calculator ........66...

  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents PC Card .........98 On-Screen Commands....124 On-Screen Commands Assist..124 Coverage Areas......99 Index ......... 126 Map Coverage .......99 U.S. Detailed Coverage Areas..99 Canada Detailed Coverage Areas ........... 103 Frequently Asked Questions..108 Troubleshooting......114 Glossary ........115 Glossary........115 Voice Command Index.....118 Global Commands .......118 Navigation General Commands ..118 Navigation Display Commands...119...

  • Page 5: Introduction, Manual Overview, System Overview

    Introduction Manual Overview System Overview The navigation system is easy to use. The locations of many places of The manual is divided into the Your navigation system is a highly business and entertainment are already following sections: sophisticated location system with voice entered in the system.

  • Page 6: Accessories Precautions, Important Safety Information

    Introduction Accessories Precautions Important Safety Information WARNING If you have front window tinting The navigation system can distract your installed, be aware that if the tint has attention from the road if you focus on Using the navigation system metallic properties, it can seriously the screen or operate the system’s while driving can take your degrade or prevent GPS reception.

  • Page 7: Map Overview, Current Street, Verified/unverified Street

    Introduction Map Overview The navigation system is designed to provide route information to help you reach your destination. However, this Current Street route guidance may sometimes conflict The current street on which your vehicle with current road conditions such as is appears at the bottom of the map street closures, road construction, screen (see page 18).

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    Introduction Verified streets (dark colored) Unverified streets (light colored) These roads are found within metropolitan areas, and These roads are found in rural areas, and typically include When include interstate freeways and major roads residential streets away from the center of a town. displayed connecting cities.

  • Page 9: User Agreement

    • The warranty on the DVD shall not Navigation System” (the “DVD”), duplicated, or otherwise modified, in extend to an exchange or refund due which includes HONDA MOTOR CO., whole or in part, without the express to misspelling, omission of letters, or LTD. software, ALPINE written permission of the Licensors.

  • Page 10

    52.227-14, -19 or DFARS 252.227- cause of the claim, demand or action, 7013, as applicable. Manufacturers are alleging loss, costs, expense, damages the Licensors, including HONDA or injuries (including injuries resulting MOTOR CO., LTD., 2-1-1 Minami in death) arising out of the use or Aoyama Minato-Ku Tokyo 107-8556 possession of the DVD or software.

  • Page 11: Getting Started, System Controls

    Getting Started System Controls MENU button Displays the Enter destination by screen. When on a route, displays the MENU button Change route by screen. INFO button INFO button AUDIO button Displays the screen for selecting Set up, Voice Command Help, Map Legend, Calendar, Calculator, and Key to Zagat Ratings.

  • Page 12: Voice Control Basics

    Getting Started Voice Control Basics ZOOM (IN)/ (OUT) buttons Screen Press ZOOM to zoom in (to show All selections and instructions are Your vehicle has a voice control system more detail), or ZOOM to zoom out displayed on the screen. In addition, the that allows hands-free operation of most (to show more area and less detail) display is a “touch screen”...

  • Page 13: Using The Voice Control System

    Getting Started BACK button Using the Voice Control System This button has the same function as the Most of the system’s functions can be CANCEL button. When you press it, controlled by voice commands. The the display returns to the previous voice control system is activated with screen.

  • Page 14: Improving Voice Recognition

    Getting Started Anytime you are not sure of what voice Improving Voice Recognition • If the system cannot recognize your commands are available on a screen, command, speak louder. To achieve optimum voice recognition, you can always say “Help” at any the following guidelines should be •...

  • Page 15: Selecting An Item (button) On The Screen, Selecting An Item In A List

    Getting Started Selecting an Item (Button) Selecting an Item in a List Using the On-screen on the Screen To scroll through a list, do one of the Keyboard following: On most screens, there are items that When the system needs input from you, can be selected (like buttons with titles the display changes to a keyboard.

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    Getting Started The names that can be used for each letter are shown below. For additional keyboard Each entered letter will appear at the top of the display. Say or select Space to symbols, see page 124. enter a space between words. Say or select Delete to erase a letter entered incorrectly.

  • Page 17: System Start-up

    Getting Started You can choose to have your keyboard System Start-up Read this disclaimer carefully so you displayed in alphabetized format as understand it before continuing. Push in When you turn the ignition to ON (II), it show below: on the joystick, or touch OK, and the takes several seconds for the navigation map screen will appear on the display.

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    Getting Started The Calendar reminder screen remains displayed until you select OK, Remind Later or press the CANCEL button. If you select OK, the reminder will not show up again. If you wish to have the reminder show up again later in the day, touch the Remind Later button.

  • Page 19: Map Screen Legend

    Getting Started Map Screen Legend Landmark Icon (see page 52) Map Orientation “Breadcrumbs” (see page 51) (see Off-road Tracking Honda Dealer Acura Dealer on page 55) Hospital School “North Up” Grocery Store Restaurant “Heading Up” Gas Station Hotel/Lodging Parking Lot...

  • Page 20: Map Screen Description, Displaying Current Location

    Getting Started Map Screen Description Displaying Current Location To view other areas on the map, move the joystick left, right, up, or down. The Use the ZOOM buttons to change the You can say “Display current location.” map will shift in that direction. To scale of the map.

  • Page 21: System Function Diagram

    Getting Started System Function Diagram This diagram shows the navigation system features, starting at the center and working outward in layers. The navigation program starts at “Key ON,” and then displays the globe screen (blue). If OK is selected, the functions in the yellow segments of the diagram become available in the Set up and Information screens.The white...

  • Page 22: Entering A Destination

    Entering a Destination When you press the MENU button, the Places (see page 29) Today’s Destinations (see page 38) display changes to: The system contains the locations of You can enter and sort up to five many businesses, parks, hospitals, etc. destinations and store them in the This selection lets you search these by Today’s Destinations list.

  • Page 23: By Address, Selecting The State Or Province, Selecting The City

    Entering a Destination By Address Selecting the State or Province Selecting the City After you select Address from the The state you are in is displayed at the The city you are in is displayed on the top of the screen. If your desired screen.

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    Entering a Destination By Touch Control: If the system does not find an exact match, select List when you finish This is helpful if the street runs through entering the name of the city. Most of several cities, and you know what city the street is in.

  • Page 25: Selecting The Street

    Entering a Destination Selecting the Street By Touch Control: After you have selected the city, or if By Voice Control: you selected Street in the beginning, After you have selected the city, or if the display changes to the Enter street you say “Street”...

  • Page 26: Entering The Street Number

    Entering a Destination The system will display a list of street Entering the Street Number Tip: names, with the closest match to the If the particular address you want After you have completed the street name you entered at the top of the list. cannot be found, select Map Input and name, the display changes to the Enter Select the number (1-6) of the desired...

  • Page 27: By Intersection, Selecting The State Or Province, Selecting The City

    Entering a Destination By Intersection NOTE: Selecting the City • If you find that your city is not listed, After you select Intersection from the The city you are in is displayed on the it may be part of a larger screen.

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    Entering a Destination By Touch Control: Listings of cities and towns in the non- This is helpful if the street runs through detailed coverage area may have an asterisk “*” next to their names. If you several cities, and you know what city the street is in.

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    Entering a Destination Selecting the Street By Touch Control: After you have selected the city, or if By Voice Control: you select Street in the beginning, the After you have selected the city, or if display changes to the Enter street you say “Street”...

  • Page 30: By Places

    Entering a Destination By Places Tip: If the particular intersection you want After you select Places from the Enter cannot be found, select Map Input and destination by screen, the display use the joystick to select the appropriate changes to: location on the map (see By Map Input on page 34).

  • Page 31: Finding The Place By Category

    The Category option gives you a list of The subcategories are: Acura Dealers; through a list that might include categories or types of businesses to Honda Dealers, gas stations, etc. Bucks Welding, Bucks Surplus, etc. select from with the following screen: Banking NOTE: The subcategories are: ATM;...

  • Page 32

    Entering a Destination Restaurant By voice, select the “Z” icon by saying, Shopping “Zagat list number X” (where X is the This category is broken down into types The subcategories are: All Types; line number 1-3). Alternately, use the of food, giving you a selection by each Accessories/Jewelry;...

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    Entering a Destination Advanced Place Name by Keyword If not, scroll through the list to find the If you do not know the exact name of desired place. If you do not find the category or the destination, you can find the place subcategory you need in the other If you select the City Vicinity option, with a keyword.

  • Page 34: Finding The Place By Name

    Entering a Destination Sort by Distance to Travel City Vicinity Place Name When you select this option, the system The system allows you to find points of When you select this option, the display gives you a list of all the places in the interest in the vicinity of the city you changes to Enter a place name screen.

  • Page 35: Finding The Place By Phone Number, By Map Input, Showing The Map Of Current Position

    Entering a Destination By Map Input Finding the Place by Phone Showing the Map of Current Number Position After you select Map Input from the Enter destination by screen, the The Phone Number option allows The Current Position selection display changes to: you to select a destination by its assumes that you are looking for a telephone number.

  • Page 36: Showing The Map Of City, Showing The Map Of State

    Entering a Destination The yellow box indicates the area you Showing the Map of City Showing the Map of State will see when you click on the current With the City selection, the display With the State selection, the display map with the joystick.

  • Page 37: Showing The Map Of Continental Usa

    Entering a Destination Move the cross hairs to the desired Showing the Map of Continental The yellow box indicates the area you destination, then push in on the joystick. will see when you click on the current The address of the location you have map with the joystick.

  • Page 38: By Previous Destinations

    Entering a Destination By Previous Destinations NOTE: NOTE: • If Previous Destinations is • Prior to departure, you can set areas Every time you route to a destination, grayed out, there are no Previous to avoid. The system then includes that destination is saved by the system.

  • Page 39: By Today's Destinations, Editing Today's Destination List, Adding Destinations To The List

    Entering a Destination By Today’s Destinations Editing Today’s Destination List Adding Destinations to the List You can create a “trip” by combining If you change your plans, you can After you have used any of the other modify the Today’s Destination list selections from the Enter destination multiple destinations previously order by distance, or by order of entry.

  • Page 40: By Address Book

    Entering a Destination By Address Book The display then changes to show you NOTE: all the current entries on the Today’s When finishing a “Today’s This selection allows you to choose a Destination list. Press the MENU button Destinations” trip, the Today’s personal address entry for a destination.

  • Page 41: Adding Addresses To The Personal Address Book

    Entering a Destination By Go Home NOTE: Adding Addresses to the PINs are optional. If you choose to use a Personal Address Book Selecting Go Home from the Enter PIN, make sure you remember it. If you destination by screen takes you home There are two ways to enter addresses to forget your PIN, your dealer will have or to a frequently used address you have...

  • Page 42

    Entering a Destination NOTE: • To edit Home Address, see Home Address in Home Address on page 75. • Prior to departure, you can set areas to avoid. The system then includes them in its calculations for the destination you have entered. See Edit Avoid Area on page 83.

  • Page 43: Driving To Your Destination, Calculate Route To Screen

    Driving to Your Destination Driving to Your Destination Calculate Route to Screen Further selections from the Calculate A route typically has three phases. route to screen include: ADD TO Address Book • Initial route calculation (Calculate route to screen) (see page 42) Touching this button allows you to add the destination to your Address Book.

  • Page 44: Changing The Routing Method, Viewing The Routes

    Driving to Your Destination • "Easy Route" produces a route with Changing the Routing Method Viewing the Routes the least turns. Touching View Routes allows you to The system lets you select the way you want to drive to your destination. Select •...

  • Page 45: Viewing The Destination Map, Map Screen, Route Line

    Driving to Your Destination Map Screen NOTE: After calculating the route with the new method, the system displays a map of It may take several minutes (the system When you select OK on the Calculate your current location. The calculated displays an hour glass while it is route to screen, the map screen route will be highlighted as a blue line,...

  • Page 46: Guidance Prompts

    Driving to Your Destination Guidance Prompts NOTE: • You can say “Voice” or select Voice As you get near the maneuver, you will on the screen at any time to be hear a voice reminder, and see a pop-up reminded of the next maneuver. window showing you the maneuver.

  • Page 47

    Map Scale Adjustment Light Brown: Unverified Street (Mile or km per half inch appears only when you Landmark Icon (see page 52) ZOOM IN or OUT.) Map Scale Honda Dealer Acura Dealer (see page 50) Hospital School ICON Button Grocery Store...

  • Page 48: Guidance Screen, Guidance Screen Legend

    Driving to Your Destination Guidance Screen Guidance Screen Legend The guidance screen offers an alternative Freeway Exit Information (see page 49) way to view your route information. Many of the icons and screen features are Direction of Destination, “as the crow flies” (see page 48) similar to those on the map screen.

  • Page 49: Destination, Direction List

    Driving to Your Destination Distance and Time to Direction List You can see the direction list and the distance to each maneuver. Touch the Destination If you select Directions on the map or Return button to return to the previous guidance screen, the display changes When you select a destination, the screen.

  • Page 50: Split Screen Guidance

    Driving to Your Destination Split Screen Guidance Exit Info (Freeway Exit When you get near the maneuver, the map screen changes to: Information) When on route to a destination, you have two display options: single screen You can search freeway exit mode (the factory default) and the split information and add new destinations or screen mode.

  • Page 51: Map Scale

    Driving to Your Destination Map Scale Use the ZOOM buttons or a voice command such as “Display 1/2 mile scale” (see page 119) to change the scale of the map. Zooming in increases the detail, while zooming out gives you a view of a wider area. After changing the scale, give the system a few moments to update the display.

  • Page 52: Map Orientation

    Driving to Your Destination Map Orientation You can switch between the two by The display automatically changes to the map screen when you reach your saying “Display North up,” or “Display The map can be oriented two ways: Heading up,” or by touching the Map destination.

  • Page 53: Destination Icon, Landmark Icons

    You can select most landmark icons by the 1500 block.) Since most cities with the joystick to display the icon’s use only a portion of the 100 possible Honda Dealer Acura Dealer information. See the table on the addresses (for example, in the 1400...

  • Page 54

    Driving to Your Destination For some icons you can choose either to show or hide them on the map, while others like Honda Dealers, are always shown. The table below shows the features for each icon type. Some Points of Interest (POIs) like Police Stations are not shown as an icon, but you can still locate the nearest one with the voice command, “Find nearest Police station.”...

  • Page 55: Showing Icons On The Map, Icon Options, Guidance Mode

    Driving to Your Destination Showing Icons on the Map Icon Options Guidance Mode You can display or hide icons by using This feature allows you to “fine tune” When on route, this item allows you to the “Display” or “Hide” voice some of the icons on the icon bar.

  • Page 56: Going Off The Route, Off-road Tracking

    Driving to Your Destination Going Off the Route Off-road Tracking By following the dots, you can backtrack to the mapped road you If you leave the calculated route, originally left. “Breadcrumbs” may “Recalculating...” is displayed at the top occasionally be displayed in urban of the screen.

  • Page 57: Location, Pop-ups And Disclaimers

    Driving to Your Destination Viewing/Saving the Current Pop-ups and Disclaimers You can store the current location for later use. It does not change or cancel Location When you say “OK” in the Calculate your current route. Route to screen, or if you change your Whenever you are on a map screen, you route, the system checks your route and can always obtain your current location...

  • Page 58: Changing The Route

    Driving to Your Destination Changing the Route • Your route passes near an unverified • You are about to enter an unverified area (see Unverified Area Routing on area (see Unverified Area Routing on While on route, you may wish to alter page 79).

  • Page 59: Waypoints

    Driving to Your Destination To change your present route, you can Waypoints When you enter waypoints, they appear on the map screen as small red flags do any of the following: Waypoints allow you to add an interim numbered 1-5. “pit stop”...

  • Page 60: Reroute: Avoid Streets

    Driving to Your Destination Adding Waypoints To add another waypoint, press the Reroute: Avoid Streets MENU button and repeat the procedure. From the Change route by screen, if From the Change route by screen, if If Search Places on Route is grayed you say or select Search Places on you say or select Avoid Streets, the Route, then the Select a search...

  • Page 61: Reroute: Detour, Reroute: Change Routing Method, Changing Your Destination

    Driving to Your Destination Changing Your Destination Reroute: Detour Cancel Current Route Cancels the current route (and any Calculates a detour route for you if you While following a calculated route, you waypoints) and returns you to the map encounter an unexpected obstacle such can select a new destination with the screen.

  • Page 62: Changing Your Destination (other Methods), Find Nearest (voice Command), Go Home (voice Command)

    Driving to Your Destination Changing Your Destination With the desired address displayed, Entering a Destination from the push in on the joystick. The Calculate Menu Screen (while on route) (other methods) route to screen is displayed. Say or If you say “Menu” or press the MENU There are other methods by which you select OK.

  • Page 63: Continue Trip Screen

    Driving to Your Destination Continue Trip Screen If you restart the vehicle, without having completed your prior trip, you will see the following screen: • To continue to your destination or other waypoints, say or select OK. • To cancel your destination, press the CANCEL button or the BACK button on the steering wheel.

  • Page 64: Information Features, Information Screen, Voice Command Help

    Information Features Information Screen Set Up Voice Command Help When you say “Information” or press When you select Set up, you will see When you say or select Voice the INFO button, the display changes to: the following screen: Command Help, you will see the following screen: For details of the Set up screen, see NOTE:...

  • Page 65: Map Legend

    Information Features Map Legend There is a tutorial available for the voice When you make a selection, you will command help. Say or select Getting see the help commands that can be used You can use the Map legend screens to started, and the display changes to: with the voice control.

  • Page 66: Calendar, Entering Your Schedule

    Information Features Calendar You can scroll through the calendar day Entering Your Schedule by day by pushing the joystick or select The Calendar option allows you to Set your schedule by selecting the day the day by voice. To change the month, on the calendar, and the display changes enter events and be reminded of them in say “Next”...

  • Page 67: Calculator

    Information Features Calculator Edit Title Done Say or select Edit Title, then enter the Once you have finished entering the When you say or select Calculator, the name of your title using the on-screen schedule, say or select Done. The display changes to: Calendar screen is redisplayed and a keyboard.

  • Page 68: Unit Conversion, Key To Zagat Ratings

    Information Features Key to Zagat Ratings Unit Conversion • The symbols, if displayed (blue circle), indicate the following To perform a conversion: When you say or select Key to Zagat information: Ratings, you will see the description of 1. Enter a numeric value to be converted ratings for surveyed restaurants.

  • Page 69

    Information Features Navigation System...

  • Page 70: System Set-up, Set Up Screen (first), Brightness, Volume

    System Set-up Set up Mode Set up Screen (first) NOTE: You can have a separate daytime and The Set up function consists of two From any screen, say “Set up” or press different screens that allow you to nighttime setting for brightness. Adjust the INFO button and select Set up, and change and update information in the each setting when the Display is in...

  • Page 71: Display

    System Set-up Display Display How setting affects To override setting But remember: There are two screen display modes: Mode display mode: while driving: Turns off the navigation To “wake up” display, Remember, your route press Talk button, and display. guidance stops when the select the mode by display is off.

  • Page 72: Contrast, Guidance Prompts, Set Up Screen (second)

    System Set-up Set up Screen (second) Guidance Prompts NOTE: To temporarily turn off voice guidance While you drive to your destination, the Say or select More to view additional prompts, select Off for the “Volume” system displays and announces set up functions and the following setting in Set up.

  • Page 73: Personal Information, Address Book

    System Set-up Personal Information You may choose to use a Personal Entering Address Book Identification Number (PIN) to protect After you select User 1 or User 2, From the Set up screen (second), say or your privacy. However, PINs are your Address Book list appears: select Personal Information and the optional, and if you decide to use one,...

  • Page 74

    System Set-up Name Address Places - Allows you to select one of the Point of Interest (POI) locations already When you say or select Edit Address, You may use this field to give the entry stored in the system as one of your a name or title that you will recognize the display changes to: personal addresses.

  • Page 75

    System Set-up Phone Number Category NOTE: You may have up to 100 categories. You can enter the telephone number of If desired, you can enter the category of These are shared between User 1 and this address. Say or select Edit this location.

  • Page 76: Home Address, Pin Number

    System Set-up Edit/Delete an Address Home Address PIN Number This feature allows you to select an This feature lets you return “Home” You can set a four-digit PIN (Personal address to edit or delete. Once an from any location simply by saying “Go Identification Number) for accessing address is selected, choose the home”...

  • Page 77: User Name

    System Set-up Address Book PIN 4. If you have entered the PIN correctly, Go Home PIN the display changes to the Please re- If you choose to enter a PIN for the 1. Select Go Home PIN, and the enter new PIN screen. Enter the personal Address Book, you will have to system displays the Enter your new same number, then touch Done to...

  • Page 78: Previous Destinations, Routing & Guidance, Rerouting

    System Set-up Routing & Guidance Previous Destinations Tip: You can delete all addresses by Allows you to delete some or all of your From the Set up screen (second), say or selecting Delete All. previous destinations. select Routing & Guidance and the following screen appears: 1.

  • Page 79

    System Set-up If Rerouting is set to Manual, you will hear a tone when the “Off route” message is displayed. Say “Recalculate” or touch the Recalc. button on the screen to make the system recalculate your new route. NOTE: • If you live in an area with poor mapping, you may wish to set Rerouting to Manual to avoid constant recalculation.

  • Page 80: Unverified Area Routing

    System Set-up Unverified Area Routing Allows you to receive turn-by-turn map and voice guidance in unverified areas when on route to a destination (see Map Overview on page 6). The chart below illustrates the routing differences with this setting Off or On. Unverified Area Routing: Off (factory default) Unverified Area Routing: On Decision:...

  • Page 81

    System Set-up Unverified Area Routing Unverified Area Routing “Off” Unverified Area Routing “On” When driving to your destination, you have the choice of using or not using “unverified” roads. You make this choice in Set up screen (second). The next few pages contain an example of a route to a destination in an unverified area explaining the routing differences found in unverified areas.

  • Page 82

    System Set-up With Unverified Area Routing Off, Unverified Area Routing “Off” Unverified Area Routing “On” the driver chose to take a shortcut, and avoid the long route. The moment you enter an unverified street, a caution box appears on the screen, and is read by the voice.

  • Page 83

    System Set-up With Unverified Area Routing Off, Unverified Area Routing “Off” Unverified Area Routing “On” you are presented with a blue “vector line” that always points to the destination. You must manually choose streets from the map that will lead to your destination.

  • Page 84: Edit Avoid Area

    System Set-up Edit Avoid Area You can select New Area, or select (by Either select Address or Map Input on the Enter avoid area by screen. touch) one of your existing areas to This function allows you to select areas modify.

  • Page 85

    System Set-up Say or select Done to return to the Edit NOTE: area screen. When you return, the • You can select areas to avoid, “Vicinity” field is automatically filled in however you cannot select roads or by the system. Re-edit the area “Name” areas that you want the system to use if desired.

  • Page 86: Edit Waypoint Search Area

    System Set-up Edit Waypoint Search Area The diagram below shows how the For “Search along the route,” the system system handles the search for places looks in front of you within a corridor When driving on route to your “Along the route” or “Around the width specified by your values for “On destination, you can select a temporary destination”...

  • Page 87: Guidance Mode, Vehicle, Off-road Tracking

    System Set-up Vehicle Guidance Mode After you have traveled approximately 1/2 mile away from a mapped road, the Allows you to select the guidance From the Set up screen (second), say or system will display a series of white display mode: Single Screen or select Vehicle and the following screen dots on the map screen to show the path...

  • Page 88: Correct Vehicle Position, System Information

    System Set-up System Information Correct Vehicle Position The system relies on satellites for From the Set up screen (second), say or positioning information. Buildings, select System Information and the tunnels, and other objects can block or following screen appears: reflect these signals, requiring the system to use “dead reckoning”...

  • Page 89: Basic Settings, Keyboard Layout, Units (mile Or Km), Voice Recognition Feedback, Voice, Clock Adjustment

    System Set-up Auto Daylight Saving Time Basic Settings Voice Sets automatic daylight saving time On Allows you to select the guidance voice: From the Set up screen (second), say or or Off. If set to On the navi clock will Female or Male.

  • Page 90: Auto Time Zone By Gps

    System Set-up Auto Time Zone by GPS DST selection (Change DST The federal government has mandated schedule) that, starting in 2007, daylight savings Sets automatic time zone selection by GPS to On or Off. If you are driving This option lets you select the schedule time will change in March &...

  • Page 91: Time Adjustment, Color, Map Color, Menu Color

    System Set-up Time Adjustment Map Color Menu Color Adjusts the current time in hours and Allows you to choose the map color Allows you to choose the menu color from one of four colors for the Day and from one of five colors for each Base minutes.

  • Page 92: System Initialization, Entering The Security Code

    System Initialization System Initialization Entering the Security Code Enter the four-digit navigation system security code, then select Done. If you If for any reason, you lose power to the If the battery goes dead or is have entered it correctly, the display navigation system (like the battery was disconnected for any reason, you will changes to the Disclaimer screen.

  • Page 93: Gps Initialization, Map Matching

    System Initialization GPS Initialization If the navigation system finds the NOTE: satellites properly, this box clears, and • The average acquiring time is less Depending on the length of time the changes to the Disclaimer screen. If than 10 minutes, but it can take as battery was disconnected, your system within ten minutes the system fails to long as 45 minutes.

  • Page 94: System Limitations

    System Limitations Although your navigation system is one Also, depending on your current view of • Trees, tall buildings, freeway of the most highly sophisticated pieces the sky and the position of the satellites, overpasses, tunnels or overhead of equipment you will find in a modern the elevation may be shown incorrectly.

  • Page 95

    System Limitations This happens because a city block can have as many as 100 possible addresses (for example, the 1400 block is followed by the 1500 block.) Since most cities use only a portion of the 100 possible addresses (for example, in the 1400 block, the addresses may only go up to 1425 before the 1500 block starts), an address of 1425 will be shown a quarter...

  • Page 96: Database Limitations

    Database Limitations You will find that some points of The digitized map database reflects • Road, traffic or traffic facilities interest (POI) may be missing when you conditions as they existed at various points safety, or conditions search the database. This can be caused in time before production.

  • Page 97: Customer Assistance, Reporting Errors, Honda Automobile Customer Service

    Limitations on page 93, or Honda Navi online at: Troubleshooting on page 114. America Honda Motor Co., Inc., or to Honda Customer Service Honda Customer Services. MS 500-2N-7A • If the error involves a light brown 1919 Torrance Blvd.

  • Page 98: Visiting Your Dealer, Obtaining A Navigation Update Dvd

    NOTE: Quick Start Guide DVDs are not available at your dealer. However, the dealer may order a DVD • Call Honda Customer Relations (see for you as a courtesy. There is no “Honda Automobile Customer program for free DVD updates.

  • Page 99: Changing The Dvd

    Customer Assistance Changing the DVD PC Card 4. Push the Eject button. The DVD will automatically come out and an error A PC card is not supplied. The PC card message will display on the screen. NOTE: slot is for factory use only. This is normal.

  • Page 100: U.s. Detailed Coverage Areas

    Coverage Areas Map Coverage U.S. Detailed Coverage Areas Colorado Denver/Boulder/Colorado Springs/ The system provides map coverage for Alabama Ski Resorts Metro area - including the following 48 US states, and southern Birmingham/Tuscaloosa Ft. Collins Canada. The US map coverage consists Huntsville of accurately mapped (verified) Connecticut...

  • Page 101: Coverage Areas

    Coverage Areas Pensacola Indiana Maryland Tallahassee Fort Wayne Baltimore/Washington D.C. Metro Tampa Bay/St. Petersburg Metro Gary/Hammond Metro - including Charles and Carroll - including Pasco and Manatee Indianapolis Metro Counties Counties Kokomo Metro Ocean City Vero Beach Northwest Indiana Massachusetts South Bend/Elkhart/Goshen Georgia Boston/Cape Cod Metro...

  • Page 102

    Coverage Areas Minnesota New Jersey North Carolina Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Southern New Jersey - including Asheville - including cities in Anoka Scott and Atlantic City/Cape May/Cumberland Charlotte Metro Carver Counties Metro Hickory Moorhead Camden Metro Morgantown Rochester Newark Metro Raleigh-Durham Metro Trenton Metro - including Ocean and Wilmington Mississippi...

  • Page 103

    Coverage Areas Pennsylvania Tennessee Virginia Allentown Chattanooga Washington D.C. detailed area Erie Johnson City/Kingsport/Bristol - including Alexandria, Arlington, Gettysburg Knoxville/Farragut Metro Fairfax, Falls Church, Fauquier Harrisburg Memphis Metro - including Desoto County, Fredericksburg City, Lancaster and Tunica Counties Manassas, and additional cities in Philadelphia Metro Nashville Loudoun and Prince William...

  • Page 104: Canada Detailed Coverage Areas

    Coverage Areas West Virginia Canada Detailed Coverage Areas BRITISH COLUMBIA Charleston Greater Vancouver NOTE: Harper’s Ferry Metro Anmore The blue colored city names are not Wisconsin Belcarra included in the USA South DVD. To Bowen Island Appleton obtain coverage for cities listed in blue, Burnaby Beloit you may purchase the gray Canada...

  • Page 105

    Coverage Areas Fraser Valley NOVA SCOTIA Niagara Halifax (partial) Abbottsford Fort Erie Chilliwack Grimsby ONTARIO Mission Lincoln Barrie Niagara-on-the-Lake Kingston Victoria Niagara Falls Ottawa-Gatineau Pelham Capital Stratford Port Colborne Central Saanich St Catharines Dufferin Colwood Thorold Orangeville Esquimalt Wainfleet Highlands Durham Welland Langford...

  • Page 106

    Coverage Areas Wellington Inter-Town (partial) Coverage Waterloo Wellington Guelph Counties/Districts/Regional Puslinch Municipalities QUÉBEC York Brant Municipalites Regionales de Comte Aurora Bruce Beauharnois-Salaberry East Gwillimbury Chatham-Kent Brome-Missisquoi Georgina Dufferin Coaticook King Elgin La Haute-Yamaska Markham Essex La Vallee-du-Richelieu Newmarket Frontenac Le Haut-Richelieu Richmond Hill Gray Le Haut-St-Laurent...

  • Page 107

    Coverage Areas L’assomption Montreal CANADA CONNECTOR ROADS The Cross-Canada Connector Road Charlemagne Montreal allows for travel between the Le Gardeur Rousillon provinces of British Columbia and Repentigny Candiac Quebec in DCA 11. Major Chateauguay La Vallee-du-Richelieu metropolitan city Points of interest Delson Beloeil are also included.

  • Page 108

    Canada Hwy Roads in the province of Manitoba information, contact Honda Customer Hwy-3/Crowsnest Hwy (at Medicine Hwy-1/Trans Canada Hwy across Services or go to and Hat) to Lethbridge whole province select "Honda Automobiles", enter Hwy-4 (at Lethbridge) to 1-15 (US Hwy-100/Trans Canada Hwy in "navi"...

  • Page 109: Frequently Asked Questions

    Frequently Asked Questions Map, and Features, Voice Operation, Entering Addresses Problem Solution Why does the Disclaimer screen need to be displayed every The Disclaimer screen reminds you and your guest drivers to always time I start the car? I am the only driver. operate the navigation system in a safe manner.

  • Page 110

    Frequently Asked Questions Problem Solution Verify the following: The display mode in Setup is set to Auto, the dash When I drive at night, the screen is bright and will not switch to the night display mode. Why? brightness is not set to maximum, and Map Color in Setup is set to Black for Night.

  • Page 111

    Frequently Asked Questions Guidance, Routing Problem Solution The navi does not route me the same way I would go, or the The navigation system attempts to generate the optimum route. See way some other mapping program displays. Why is this? Changing the Routing Method on page 43.

  • Page 112

    Frequently Asked Questions Problem Solution While I drive, my screen shows white dots (“breadcrumbs”) These are called “breadcrumbs.” If you drive more than 1/2 mile from on it. What do they mean? mapped roads, the off-road tracking feature begins to function. See Off-road Tracking on page 55 and 86.

  • Page 113

    Frequently Asked Questions Ordering a Navi DVD, Coverage, Map Errors, Limitations Problem Solution I want to buy a new DVD. How do I purchase one? You cannot obtain a new DVD from the dealer. See Obtaining a Navigation Update DVD on page 97. I want to order a DVD.

  • Page 114

    Frequently Asked Questions Miscellaneous Other Questions Problem Solution My clock frequently changes forward and backward by one The clock is being automatically set based on your GPS location. If you live hour. Why is this? and work on the boundary between two time zones, you can turn off this feature.

  • Page 115: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Screen Error Message Solution Navigation system is unable to acquire a proper GPS signal. Make sure there is nothing on the dash blocking the GPS antenna (after- market metallic window tinting or after-market devices placed on the dash, like radar detectors, cell phones, or loose items). If there is not, move the vehicle to an open space away from tall buildings, trees, etc.

  • Page 116: Glossary

    Glossary Glossary Digitized Road - A road that appears on GPS - Global Positioning System. A the navigation screen. The road name network of 24 satellites in orbit The following is a glossary of terms will appear at the bottom of the around the earth.

  • Page 117

    Glossary Map Matching - The received GPS Outlying Areas - These are rural areas Security Code - Code needed to information allows the navigation that typically have only their main activate the navigation system or system to position the vehicle on the roads mapped.

  • Page 118

    Glossary Voice Control - See VR. VP - Vehicle Position. When in map mode, this circular icon shows the vehicle position on the map. Touch this icon to show the latitude, longitude, and elevation of your current position. VR - Voice Recognition. This allows voice control of many of the navigation functions.

  • Page 119: Voice Command Index, Global Commands, Navigation General Commands

    Voice Command Index Global Commands Navigation General How far to the destination? (when on route, tells the distance to The system accepts these commands on Commands destination) any screen. The system accepts these commands on Register the current location (puts Help (reads list of the commands for a map/guidance screen.

  • Page 120: Navigation Display Commands

    Voice Command Index Navigation Display Display: (display the selected icon on Hide: (hide the selected icon from the the screen) screen) Commands The system accepts these commands on gas station gas station a map/guidance screen. restaurant restaurant Display current location post office post office Display north up...

  • Page 121: Find Place Commands

    Find nearest: (find the nearest convention center shoe store selection) library sporting good store ACURA dealer school toy store HONDA dealer city hall airport gas station court house automobile club higher education bus station bank amusement park camping...

  • Page 122: Climate Control Commands

    Voice Command Index Climate Control Commands Continental restaurant * Repeating these commands switches (toggles) the function between On fast food The system accepts these commands on and Off. most screens. French restaurant Climate control full automatic German restaurant (controls temperature to 72 Greek restaurant degrees F) Indian restaurant...

  • Page 123: Temperature Voice Commands, Radio Voice Commands

    Voice Command Index Temperature Voice Radio Voice Commands Radio select XM1 Radio select XM2 Commands The system accepts these commands on most screens. XM channel # (#: 1-255) The system accepts these commands on Audio on most screens. XM channel up Audio off Temperature # degrees (#: 58-86 XM channel down...

  • Page 124: Cd Voice Commands, Information Screen Voice Commands, Set Up Screen (first Commands

    Voice Command Index CD Voice Commands Information Screen Voice Set up Screen (first) The system accepts these commands on Commands Commands most screens. These are additional commands not The system accepts these commands on CD play found on the Voice Command Help Set up screen (first).

  • Page 125

    Voice Command Index On-Screen Commands NOTE: • The system will only respond to the names shown in the graphic below. The system accepts these commands on • For instance, to select the letter “A,” you can touch the “A” on the screen, or say any screen.

  • Page 126

    Voice Command Index Symbol Assist Definitions NOTE: The term “grave” used for these keys (À, È, Ì, and Ù) is pronounced like “save.” Navigation System 125...

  • Page 127

    Index ....38 By Today’s Destinations ..72 ...... 95 Accessing the Address Book List Database Limitations ..38, 42 .... 77 ADD TO Today’s Destinations Delete Previous Destination ........66 Calculator ..38 ......21, 42, 60 Adding Destinations to the List Destination ........

  • Page 128

    Index ......21, 26 ........90 Intersection Menu Color ........66 Message ........11 ....120 Microphone Find Place Commands ......43 ..108 Minimize Freeways Frequently Asked Questions ......... 11 Joystick ...... 43 Minimize Toll Roads ........10 Getting Started ...... 67 Key to Zagat Ratings ........

  • Page 129

    Index ....... 91 System Initialization ......93 System Limitations ........ 69 ....122 .......... 86 System Set-up Radio Voice Commands Vehicle ......16 ........31, 64 ........ 7 System Start-up Read List Verified Streets ........78 ........43 Recalculation View Routes ......96 ..........88 Reporting Errors Voice ........77...

  • Page 130

    License notice GRANT OF SOFTWARE LICENSE. NOT ORIGINATE FROM, AND ARE This EULA grants you the following NOT BINDING ON, MS. license; You have acquired a device (“DEVICE”) No Liability for Certain Damages. EXCEPT that includes software licensed by ALPINE You may use the SOFTWARE only on the AS PROHIBITED BY LAW, MS SHALL ELECTRONICS, INC., from an affiliate of...

  • Page 131

    the SOFTWARE after the date you obtain RECOVERY MEDIA. If SOFTWARE is your initial copy of the SOFTWARE provided by ALPINE (“Supplemental Components”). ELECTRONICS,INC., on separate media and labeled “Recovery Media” you may use the Recovery Media solely to restore or •...

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