Honda Pilot Navigation Manual

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2009 Pilot

Navigation Manual

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P/N 00X31-SZA-8000


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  • Page 1: Navigation Manual

    This is due to changes in content and specifications of the vehicle that happen throughout the model year. This manual will be replaced with a hyperlinked version at the end of the model year. © 2008 Honda Motor Co., Ltd. P/N 00X31-SZA-8000...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Introduction ........4 Entering a Destination ....22 By Today’s Destinations....43 Editing Today’s Destinations List..44 Manual Overview ......4 By Address ........23 Adding Destinations to the List..44 System Overview ......4 Selecting the State or Province..23 By Go Home ........45 Selecting the City ......
  • Page 3 Table of Contents Landmark Icons ......58 Cellular Phonebook .......70 Routing & Guidance ......85 Showing Icons on the Map....60 Calendar.........70 Rerouting ......... 85 Icon Options ........60 Unverified Area Routing....86 Entering Your Schedule ....71 Going Off the Route ......62 Edit Avoid Area........
  • Page 4 Index ......... 151 Database Limitations ....106 Glossary ........133 Customer Assistance ....108 Voice Command Index.... 136 Reporting Errors ......108 Global Commands .......136 Honda Automobile Customer Navigation General Service ........108 Commands........136 Visiting Your Dealer ....109 Navigation Display Obtaining a Navigation Update Commands........137 DVD .........109...
  • Page 5: Introduction

    Introduction Manual Overview System Overview The back of this manual contains: The manual is divided into the Your navigation system is a highly • Map Coverage (page 111) following sections: sophisticated location system with voice • Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) control that uses satellites and a map •...
  • Page 6: Accessories Precautions

    Introduction Accessories Precautions Important Safety Information The navigation system applies this location, direction, and speed If you have front or side window tinting The navigation system can distract your information to the maps and calculates a installed, be aware that if the tint has attention from the road if you focus on route to the destination you enter.
  • Page 7: Map Overview

    Introduction Map Overview The navigation system is designed to WARNING provide route information to help you reach your destination. However, this Current Street Using the navigation system route guidance may sometimes conflict The current street on which your vehicle while driving can take your with current road conditions such as is appears at the bottom of the map attention away from the road,...
  • Page 8 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 connecting residential streets away from the center of a town. displayed cities.
  • Page 9: User Agreement

    • The Licensors do not guarantee to the Navigation System” (the “DVD”), duplicated, or otherwise modified, in customer that the functions included which includes HONDA MOTOR CO., whole or in part, without the express in the DVD meet the specific LTD. software, ALPINE written permission of the Licensors.
  • Page 10 7013, as applicable. Manufacturers are and convenience stores are displayed alleging loss, costs, expense, damages the Licensors, including HONDA for your information and or injuries (including injuries resulting MOTOR CO., LTD., 2-1-1 Minami...
  • Page 11: Getting Started

    Getting Started System Controls CANCEL button Cancels the current screen and returns to the previous screen display. NOTE: The NAVI BACK button performs the same basic function. MAP/GUIDE button Screen Displays the map. When en route, switches between the map and guidance screens.
  • Page 12 Getting Started Display Mode button Interface Dial/ENTER button In almost all cases, you can enter a Switches the display between Day selection into the system by pushing in on the Interface Dial. mode, Night mode, and OFF. See ENTER Knob page 98.
  • Page 13 Getting Started Screen Lower Display All selections and instructions are Shows a summary of the audio and displayed on the screen. The Display is climate control information, as well as not a “touch screen” - you enter the time. This summary is helpful as a information into the system either by confirmation when adjusting audio or voice or by using the Interface Dial.
  • Page 14: Voice Control Basics

    See your vehicle Owner’s manual and Voice Command Index on page 136 for NAVI BACK the official website a list of voice commands. button ( for information on this system. HFL BACK button NOTE: While using the voice control system, all of the speakers (except the RES haedphones) are muted.
  • Page 15: Using The Voice Control System

    Getting Started Using the Voice Control System If the system does not understand a If you hear a prompt such as “Please use command or you wait too long to give a the Interface Dial to...” or “Please You should use the voice control system command, it responds with “Pardon,”...
  • Page 16: Selecting An Item (Button) On The Screen

    Getting Started Selecting an Item (Button) Selecting an Item in a List • Lower the A/C fan speed during voice recognition operation, and on the Screen To scroll through a list, do one of the adjust the airflow from both the following: On most screens, there are items that dashboard and side vents so they do...
  • Page 17: Entering Information

    Getting Started Entering Information When the system finds only one entry that matches, it completes the name entry for you. If the system finds more than one entry that matches your input, a list of these When the system needs input from you, matches is displayed.
  • Page 18: System Start-Up

    Getting Started System Start-up Read this disclaimer carefully so you understand it before continuing. Push in When you turn the ignition to ON (II), it on the Interface Dial to select OK, and takes several seconds for the navigation the map screen will appear on the system to boot up.
  • Page 19: Bluetooth® Handsfreelink

    HFL is not in use; press the HFL BACK button. For more information on Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink®, see the vehicle Owner’s manual and the official website ( Navigation System...
  • Page 20: Map Screen Legend

    Getting Started Map Screen Legend Map Orientation Landmark Icon - Generic (see page 58) “Breadcrumbs” (see page 57) (see Off-road Tracking on page 62) Honda Dealer Acura Dealer “North Up” Hospital School Streets (see Map Overview on page 6) Grocery Store Restaurant “Heading Up”...
  • Page 21: Map Screen Description

    Getting Started Map Screen Description Displaying Current Location NOTE: The elevation will not appear when the You can see the current address, Zoom In/Out system is temporarily lacking proper latitude, longitude, and elevation at any GPS information. The system elevation Rotate the Interface Dial knob to time by doing one of the following: may not agree with elevations shown on...
  • Page 22: 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 on the Disclaimer screen, the functions in the yellow segments of the diagram become available in the SETUP and...
  • Page 23: Entering A Destination

    Entering a Destination When you press the MENU button, the Places (see page 28) Map Input (see page 40) display changes to: The system has been programmed with This selection allows you to point to a the locations of many businesses, parks, destination on the map using the hospitals, etc.
  • Page 24: By Address

    Entering a Destination By Address Selecting the City NOTE: • If you find that your city is not listed, This is helpful if the street runs through After you select Address from the it may be part of a larger MENU screen (Enter destination by), several cities, and you know what city metropolitan area.
  • Page 25 Entering a Destination To enter the city name by voice spelling, The system has a talk back function. If By Interface Dial: say or select CHANGE TO SPELL your spoken letter is not recognized, the Select City, and the display then MODE on the Say city name screen, system will talk back to you.
  • Page 26: Selecting The Street

    Entering a Destination Selecting the Street If the system does not find an exact Say the street name by saying individual match, select LIST when you finish letters or numbers, or words that By Voice Control: entering the name of the city. Most of represent the letters, one at a time.
  • Page 27 Entering a Destination The system has a talk back function. If By Interface Dial: The system will display a list of street your spoken letter is not recognized, the names, with the closest match to the After you have selected the city, or if system will talk back to you.
  • Page 28: Entering The Street Number

    Entering a Destination Entering the Street Number By Address Book If you did not select a city in the beginning, the street name you selected After you have completed the street This selection allows you to choose a might appear in more than one city. The name, the display changes to the Enter personal address entry for a destination.
  • Page 29: Adding Addresses To The Personal Address Book

    Entering a Destination Adding Addresses to the By Places The system then displays a list of the places entered in your personal Address Personal Address Book After you select Places from the Book. Using the Interface Dial, you MENU screen (Enter destination by), There are three ways to enter addresses can sort the displayed addresses by the display changes to:...
  • Page 30: Finding The Place By Category

    The subcategories are Acura Dealers, The Category option gives you a list of food. After you select Place Name Honda Dealers, Gas Stations, etc. categories or types of businesses to by Keyword and search method, select from with the following screen: Banking enter the keyword “Bucks.”...
  • Page 31 Entering a Destination Restaurant By voice, select the “Z” tab by saying Tip: “Zagat list number X” (where X is the When trying to find a specific This category is broken down into types line number 1-3). Alternatively, use the restaurant, select the category ALL of food, giving you a selection by each Interface Dial to first select the line...
  • Page 32 Entering a Destination Shopping (Retail) Travel After selecting a category, the system will give you the options of Place The subcategories are All Shopping, The subcategories are Airport, Name by Keyword, Sort by Accessories/Jewelry, Auto Parts & Automobile Club, Bed & Breakfast, Bus Distance to Travel, City Vicinity, or Electronics, Books/Music/Video, Station, Camping, Commuter Rail...
  • Page 33 Entering a Destination If you select the Sort by Distance to Place Name by Keyword Sort by Distance to Travel Travel option, the Enter keyword for If you do not know the exact name of When you select this option, the system place screen appears.
  • Page 34: Finding The Place By Name

    Entering a Destination Finding the Place by Phone City Vicinity Place Name The system allows you to find points of When you select this option, the display Number interest in the vicinity of the city you changes to Enter a place name screen. The Phone Number option allows entered.
  • Page 35: Finding The Place By Zagat 2007

    Entering a Destination Finding the Place by Zagat 2007 Cost - When you select Cost, the NOTE: restaurant will be listed by the average • Not every type of food is listed in each The ZAGAT 2007 option allows you to cost of a meal (including drink and tip).
  • Page 36: By Intersection

    Entering a Destination By Intersection Selecting the City NOTE: • If you find that your city is not listed, This is helpful if the street runs through After you select Intersection from the it may be part of a larger MENU screen (Enter destination by), several cities, and you know what city metropolitan area.
  • Page 37 Entering a Destination To enter the city name by voice spelling, The system has a talk back function. If By Interface Dial: say or select CHANGE TO SPELL your spoken letter is not recognized, the Select City, and the display then MODE on the Say city name screen, system will talk back to you.
  • Page 38: Selecting The Street

    Entering a Destination Selecting the Street If the system does not find an exact Say the street name by saying individual match, select LIST when you finish letters or numbers, or words that By Voice Control: entering the name of the city. Most of represent the letters, one at a time.
  • Page 39 Entering a Destination The system has a talk back function. If By Interface Dial: The system will display a list of street your spoken letter is not recognized, the names, with the closest match to the After you have selected the city, or if system will talk back to you.
  • Page 40: By Previous Destinations

    Entering a Destination Select View Dest. Map and use the By Previous Destinations If you did not select a city in the beginning, and the intersection appears Interface Dial to select an icon, Every time you route to a destination, in more than one city, you will see the approximate area, or street you wish to that destination is saved by the system.
  • Page 41: By Map Input

    Entering a Destination By Map Input Showing the Map of Current • When finishing a “Today’s Destinations” trip, the Today’s Position After you select Map Input from the Destinations list entries are stored to MENU screen (Enter destination by), The Current Position selection this list, beginning with the date (e.g., the display changes to: assumes that you are looking for a...
  • Page 42: Showing The Map Of City

    Entering a Destination If desired, rotate the Interface Dial Showing the Map of City If you select a single icon or road knob to change the map scale. When you segment within the target mark, the With the City selection, the display following screen appears.
  • Page 43: Showing The Map Of State

    Entering a Destination Showing the Map of State Use the Interface Dial to move the If this is the desired address, push in on crosshairs to the area of the state close the Interface Dial again. If not, use the With the State selection, the display Interface Dial to reposition the to your intended destination.
  • Page 44: Showing The Map Of Continental Usa

    Entering a Destination Showing the Map of Continental If desired, rotate the Interface Dial By Today’s Destinations knob to change the map scale. When You can create a “trip” by combining up you have the crosshairs on the desired to five destinations previously selected With the Continental USA selection, icon, map feature, or road, push in on on the Calculate route to screen.
  • Page 45: Editing Today's Destinations List

    Entering a Destination Editing Today’s Destinations List Adding Destinations to the List The display then changes to show you all the current entries on the Today’s If you change your plans, you can After you have used any of the other Destinations list.
  • Page 46: By Go Home

    Entering a Destination By Go Home NOTE: NOTE: When finishing a “Today’s • To edit Home Address, see Home Selecting Go Home from the MENU Destinations” trip, the Today’s Address in System Setup on page 82. screen (Enter destination by) takes Destinations list entries are stored to •...
  • Page 47: Driving To Your Destination

    Driving to Your Destination Driving to Your Destination Calculate Route to Screen Further selections from the Calculate route to screen include: A route typically has three phases. • Initial route calculation (Calculate ADD TO Address Book route to screen) (see page 46). Allows you to add the destination to your Address Book.
  • Page 48: Changing Routing Method

    Driving to Your Destination Changing Routing Method • “Direct Route” (the factory default) is The generated route may not be the the route that is the quickest (least route you would choose. For safety The system lets you select the way you time) and is usually the best choice.
  • Page 49: Viewing The Routes

    Driving to Your Destination Viewing the Routes • It may take several minutes (the After calculating the route with the new system displays an hourglass while it method, the system displays a map of Selecting View Routes on the is calculating) to show all route your current location.
  • Page 50: Viewing The Destination Map

    Driving to Your Destination Viewing the Destination Map Map Screen Selecting View Dest. Map displays a When you select OK on the Calculate map of the destination vicinity. Press the route to screen, the map screen CANCEL or NAVI BACK button to appears, showing your highlighted route return.
  • Page 51: Map Screen Legend

    Map Screen Legend Map Orientation Landmark Icon - Generic (see page 58) Direction of Destination (when en route) (see page 57) (see page 52) Honda Dealer Acura Dealer Distance to Destination (see page 52) “Breadcrumbs” Hospital School Time to Destination (see page 52)
  • Page 52: Guidance Screen

    Driving to Your Destination Guidance Screen Guidance Screen Legend The guidance screen offers an alternative way to view your route Milestone to Destination (see page 51) information. Many of the icons and screen features are similar to those on Vehicle Heading (black indicates North) (see page 57) the map screen.
  • Page 53: Distance And Time To Destination

    Driving to Your Destination Distance and Time to Map Menu North-up/Heading-up - Select Heading-up or North-up button to Destination When the map screen is displayed, change map orientation. See Map pressing in on the Interface Dial When you select a destination, the Orientation on page 57 for details.
  • Page 54: Voice Guidance Prompts

    Driving to Your Destination Voice Guidance Prompts Direction List NOTE: • You can say “Voice” at any time, or As you get near the maneuver, you will If you select Directions from the Map select Voice after pushing on the hear a voice reminder and see a pop-up menu, the display changes to: Interface Dial to be reminded of the...
  • Page 55: Exit Info

    Driving to Your Destination EXIT INFO (Freeway Exit On the map screen, you can display You can see the direction list and the distance to each maneuver. Press the freeway exit information using the Information) MAP/GUIDE button or the CANCEL Interface Dial.
  • Page 56: Split-Screen Guidance

    Driving to Your Destination Split-Screen Guidance When you get near the maneuver, the map screen changes to: When en route to a destination, you have two display options: single-screen mode (the factory default) and the split- screen mode. Single-screen mode - A map is displayed with occasional guidance pop-up windows as you approach a maneuver.
  • Page 57: Map Scale

    Driving to Your Destination Map Scale Rotate the Interface Dial knob or say a voice command such as “Display 1/2 mile scale” (see page 137) 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 58: Map Orientation

    Driving to Your Destination Map Orientation Push in on the Interface Dial on the The display automatically changes to map or guidance screen and select the map screen when you reach your The map can be orientated two ways: North-up or Heading-up to switch destination.
  • Page 59: Destination Icon

    • The same icon list can be viewed on by the 1500 block). Most cities use only the screen by selecting Map Legend a portion of the 100 possible addresses Honda Dealer Acura Dealer from the Information screen. (for example, in the 1400 block, the...
  • Page 60 Driving to Your Destination For some icons, you can choose either to show or hide them on the map, while others like Honda Dealer 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 61: Showing Icons On The Map

    Driving to Your Destination Showing Icons on the Map Icon Options CURRENT LOCATION (Interface Dial Left) Selecting Show Icon on Map from Selecting ICON OPTIONS from the This allows you to display and/or save the Map menu (see page 52) displays Icon bar displays the following screen: your current location.
  • Page 62 Driving to Your Destination In the example above, only POST For instance, let’s assume that your NOTE: hospital is not displayed on the map, and OFFICE and SCHOOL are selected • When viewing the map screen, you you want to make sure that your settings and will show up on the map.
  • Page 63: Going Off The Route

    Driving to Your Destination Going Off the Route Off-road Tracking By following the dots, you can backtrack to the mapped road you originally left. If you leave the calculated route, If you drive more than half a mile from “Breadcrumbs” may occasionally be “Recalculating...”...
  • Page 64: Viewing/Saving The Current Location

    Driving to Your Destination Viewing/Saving the Current NOTE: To save the location, say “Save current location” or select Save on the Current The elevation will not appear when the Location location screen. The Edit address system is temporarily lacking proper Whenever you are on a map screen, you book screen with the current location GPS information.
  • Page 65: Pop-Ups And Disclaimers

    Driving to Your Destination Pop-Ups and Disclaimers • Your route passes near or bypasses • You are about to enter an unverified unverified areas (see Unverified Area area (see Unverified Area Routing on When you say “OK” in the Calculate Routing on page 86).
  • Page 66: Changing The Route

    Driving to Your Destination Changing the Route Cancel Route • Saying “Go home” (page 68). Cancels the current route (and any While en route, you may wish to alter • Using the Interface Dial to select a waypoints) and returns you to the map your route, add an interim “Waypoint”...
  • Page 67: Search Waypoint

    Driving to Your Destination Search Waypoint When you enter waypoints, they appear Adding Waypoint on the map screen as small red flags From the MENU screen (Route), if you Waypoints allow you to add an interim numbered 1-5. say or select Search Waypoint, then “pit stop”...
  • Page 68: Delete Waypoint

    Driving to Your Destination From Places Around the Delete Waypoint Avoid Street Destination, the system displays From the MENU screen (Route), if you From the MENU screen (Route), if you matches in a spiral pattern outward from say “Delete” or select Delete say or select Avoid Street, the system the destination.
  • Page 69: Changing Your Destination

    Driving to Your Destination Changing Your Destination Using Interface Dial to Change When the Select a place screen is displayed, select an item from the list, Destination There are four methods by which you and the Calculate route to screen is can change or add a waypoint to your While following a calculated route, you displayed.
  • Page 70: Entering A Destination From The Menu Screen (While En Route)

    Driving to Your Destination Entering a Destination from the Continue Trip Screen When the pop-up menu is displayed, select Set as Dest. to set your location Menu Screen (while en route) If you restart the vehicle without having as a replacement destination, or Set as completed your prior trip, you will see If you say “Menu,”...
  • Page 71: Information Features

    (see Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink® on page 18). NOTE: • For more information on this feature, see your vehicle Owner’s manual. • For questions about the HFL Cellular Phonebook, call HandsFreeLink customer support at 1-888-528-7876, In Canada, call 1-888-9-HONDA-9. Navigation System...
  • Page 72: Entering Your Schedule

    Information Features Entering Your Schedule You can scroll through the calendar day Edit Title by day by rotating the Interface Dial Say or select Edit Title, then enter the Set your schedule by selecting the day knob, or select the day by voice. When name of your title using the Interface on the calendar, and the display changes you move the Interface Dial up or...
  • Page 73: Calculator

    Information Features Calculator Unit Conversion Delete From the Calendar screen, select the To perform a conversion: When you say or select Calculator, the date of the schedule you wish to display changes to: 1. Enter a numeric value to be converted remove.
  • Page 74: Voice Command Help

    Information Features Voice Command Help 4. Select the base unit (e.g., pounds) that There is a tutorial available for the voice you wish to convert to some other command help. Say or select Getting When you say or select Voice started, and the display changes to: unit.
  • Page 75: Map Legend

    Information Features Map Legend Key to Zagat Ratings When you make a command help selection under any of the help screens, You can use the Map legend screens to When you display data for a Zagat- you will see the help commands that can learn the meaning of map features, surveyed restaurant on the Select a be used with the voice control.
  • Page 76 Information Features Use the Interface Dial to scroll • “Cost” (white circle) is the average cost of a meal (including drink and through the Key to Zagat Ratings tip). screens. • The symbols, if displayed (blue circle), indicates the following information: open on Sunday closed on Sunday...
  • Page 77: System Setup

    System Setup SETUP Mode SETUP Screen (Main Setup) Contrast The screen contrast has 11 settings. To The SETUP function consists of two From any screen, say “Setup screen” or main screens that allow you to change press the SETUP button, and the adjust the contrast, use the voice control system and say “Contrast up”...
  • Page 78: Volume

    System Setup Volume Setting Degree of assistance Setting Distance before maneuver The navigation voice volume can be When selection is made, About About Just adjusted by: the system always reads before • Using the voice control system and what is selected. mile mile maneuver...
  • Page 79: Setup Screen (Other)

    System Setup SETUP Screen (Other) Personal Information Select the “Other” tab to view additional From the SETUP screen (Other), say SETUP functions and the following or select Personal Information and screen appears: the following screen appears: You may choose to use a Personal Identification Number (PIN) to protect your privacy.
  • Page 80 System Setup Accessing the Address Book List Entering an Address Edit Name After selecting Address Book, the After you select User 1 or User 2, You may use the “Name” field to give system prompts you to select User 1 or your Address Book list appears: the entry a name or title that you will User 2.
  • Page 81 System Setup Edit Address Places - Allows you to select one of the Edit Phone Number Point of Interest (POI) locations already When you say or select Edit Address, You can enter the telephone number of stored in the system as one of your the display changes to: the address.
  • Page 82: Edit/Delete An Address

    System Setup Edit Category If you delete a category that was used to Edit/Delete an Address categorize addresses, the category for This feature allows you to select an If desired, you can specify the category those addresses becomes “UNFILED.” address to edit or delete. Once an of the address.
  • Page 83: Home Address

    System Setup Home Address PIN Number Address Book PIN If you choose to enter a PIN for the This feature lets you return “Home” You can set a four-digit PIN (Personal personal Address Book, you will have to from any location simply by saying “Go Identification Number) for accessing enter it any time you edit your Address home”...
  • Page 84: Previous Destinations

    System Setup Previous Destinations 4. When you have entered your PIN, the Go Home PIN display changes to the Please re- Allows you to delete some or all of your 1. Select Go Home PIN, and the enter new PIN screen. Enter the previous destinations.
  • Page 85: Basic Settings

    System Setup Basic Settings Units (mile or km) 2. Scroll through the list and find the address you want to delete. Allows you to select the units for the From the SETUP screen (Other), say entire system (mile or km). or select Basic Settings and the 3.
  • Page 86: Routing & Guidance

    System Setup Routing & Guidance Rerouting If Rerouting is set to AUTOMATIC From the SETUP screen (Other), say or select Routing & Guidance and and you deviate from the route, you will see “Recalculating...” at the top of the the following screen appears: screen for several seconds as the system calculates a new route.
  • Page 87: Unverified Area Routing

    System Setup Unverified Area Routing Allows you to receive turn-by-turn map and voice guidance in unverified areas when en route to a destination (see Map Overview on page 6). The chart below illustrates the routing differences with this setting ON or OFF. Unverified Area Routing: OFF (factory default) Unverified Area Routing: ON The driver wishes to navigate manually by using the...
  • Page 88 System Setup Unverified Area Routing “ON” Unverified Area Routing Because both routes bypass or use unverified streets, an initial Disclaimer When driving to your destination, you have the choice of using or not using screen is provided. It is recommended that you stop and review the map.
  • Page 89 System Setup 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 90 System Setup 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 91: Edit Avoid Area

    System Setup Edit Avoid Area You can select NEW AREA by moving Say or select Edit Area to create the the Interface Dial to the right, or select area to be avoided. The following screen This function allows you to select areas one of your existing areas to modify.
  • Page 92 System Setup After selecting the choice, a map screen Say or select DONE to return to the will be displayed. Edit avoid area screen. If your selected area contains a freeway, the system will prompt you with a pop- up box saying “Do you want to avoid freeways?”...
  • Page 93: Edit Waypoint Search Area

    System Setup Edit Waypoint Search Area NOTE: The diagram below shows how the system handles the search for “Places • You can select areas to avoid, When driving en route to your Along the Route” or “Places Around the however you cannot select roads or destination, you can select a temporary Destination”...
  • Page 94: Guidance Mode

    System Setup Guidance Mode Clock Adjustment For “Places along the route,” the system looks in front of you within a corridor Allows you to select the guidance From the SETUP screen (Other), say width specified by your values for “On display mode: Single Screen or Split or select Clock Adjustment and the Freeways”...
  • Page 95: Auto Daylight

    System Setup Auto Daylight Auto Time Zone The schedules for the time changes are stored in the software and can be Sets automatic daylight savings time Sets automatic time zone selection by selected in the DST schedule ON or OFF. If set to ON, the clock will GPS to ON or OFF.
  • Page 96: Daylight Savings Time (Dst) Selection (Change Dst Schedule)

    System Setup Daylight Savings Time (DST) Time Adjustment Vehicle Selection (Change DST Adjusts the current time in hours and From the SETUP screen (Other), say minutes. Switch HOUR and MINUTE or select Vehicle and the following Schedule) by moving the Interface Dial left or screen appears: This option lets you select the schedule right, and change the value by rotating...
  • Page 97: Correct Vehicle Position

    System Setup Correct Vehicle Position 2. Select Correct Vehicle Position, After you have traveled approximately 1/2 mile away from a mapped road, the and the system will display a map The system relies on satellites for system will display a series of white adjustment screen.
  • Page 98: Color

    System Setup 4. Rotate the Interface Dial knob so Color Map Color the vehicle position arrowhead is Allows you to choose the map color From the SETUP screen (Other), say pointing in the correct direction, and from one of four colors for the Day and or select Color and the following push in on the Interface Dial.
  • Page 99: Menu Color

    System Setup Menu Color Switching Display Mode Allows you to choose the menu color Manually from one of five colors for the Day and Pressing the Display Mode button Night mode. allows you to toggle through the screen display modes: Day, Night, or Off.
  • Page 100: Switching Display Mode Automatically

    System Setup Switching Display Mode Automatically llumination control Priority Operation But remember Display Mode button Allows selection of Day, Night, or Off display Once you press this button, you assume full (see page 11) mode. This button has the highest priority and manual control of the display mode until the overrides all other display control adjustments ignition key is cycled again.
  • Page 101 System Setup • To allow the sunlight sensor to function properly, avoid blocking the sensor with loose articles (see the vehicle Owner’s manual for location of sensor). • Remember that once the Display Mode button is selected, the other display mode controls are overridden until the vehicle is restarted.
  • Page 102: System Information

    System Setup System Information Rearview Camera Rearview Camera Brightness Adjustment From the SETUP screen (Other), say Your vehicle is equipped with a or select System Information and the rearview camera as shown in the When in reverse, the navigation “hard” following screen appears: illustration.
  • Page 103: System Initialization

    System Initialization System Initialization Entering the Security Code Enter the four-digit security code. If you have entered it correctly, the display If for any reason you lose power to the If the battery goes dead or is changes to the Disclaimer screen. If navigation system (e.g., the battery was disconnected for any reason, you will you make a mistake, the system will...
  • Page 104: Gps Initialization

    System Initialization GPS Initialization Map Matching If the navigation system finds the satellites properly, this box clears and Depending on the length of time the This part of the initialization matches the Disclaimer screen is shown. If battery was disconnected, your system the GPS coordinates found above with a within 10 minutes the system fails to may require GPS initialization.
  • Page 105: System Limitations

    System Limitations Although your navigation system is one Depending on your current view of the • Other aftermarket audio electronic of the most highly sophisticated pieces sky and the position of the satellites, the devices mounted near the navigation of equipment you will find in a modern elevation may be shown incorrectly.
  • Page 106 System Limitations The destination icon shows the approximate location of the destination. This occurs 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...
  • Page 107: Database Limitations

    Database Limitations You will find that some points of The digitized map database reflects In addition, this database does not interest (POI) may be missing when you conditions as they existed at various include, analyze, process, consider, or search the database. This can be caused points in time before production.
  • Page 108 Database Limitations • Road traffic, traffic facilities safety, Copyrights or conditions • infoUSA-Data: Certain business data • Weather conditions provided by infoUSA, Inc., Omaha, Nebraska, Copyright © 2006, All • Special events Rights Reserved. • Pavement characteristics or • EXIT-Data: © ZENRIN CO., LTD. conditions 2006.
  • Page 109: Customer Assistance

    104, or Troubleshooting on Honda Navi online at page 132. America Honda Motor Co., Inc., or to Honda Customer Service Honda Customer Service. MS 500-2N-7A • If the error involves a light brown 1919 Torrance Blvd.
  • Page 110: Visiting Your Dealer

    Customer Assistance Visiting Your Dealer Obtaining a Navigation • Call Honda Customer Relations (see “Honda Automobile Customer We strive to make this manual as Update DVD Service” on page 108). complete as possible and to answer all Honda is continually expanding the questions regarding operation of the •...
  • Page 111: Changing The Dvd

    Customer Assistance Changing the DVD 4. Push the Eject button. The DVD will NOTE: automatically come out. • The system will not play movies or NOTE: other video/audio discs. • Never “sneak preview” a newer The system’s database is stored on a white labeled DVD in the system removable DVD.
  • Page 112: Coverage Areas

    Coverage Areas Map Coverage If you desire additional map coverage Sacramento Metro information, contact Honda Customer Sacramento-Reno-Lake Tahoe-Yuba The system provides map coverage for Services or go to San Francisco Bay (approximately the following 48 U.S. states, Hawaii, Monterey to Sonoma) – including and southern Canada.
  • Page 113 Coverage Areas Florida Hawaii (all cities for the following Rock Island Rockford Cape Canaveral/Cocoa Beach/ islands) Springfield Titusville Hawaii St. Louis Florida Keys Kauai Fort Myers Metro area – including Lanai Indiana Naples Maui Evansville Fort Pierce Molokai Fort Wayne Gainesville Oahu Gary/Hammond Metro...
  • Page 114 Coverage Areas Louisiana Michigan Missouri Baton Rouge Detroit Metro area – including Ann Branson New Orleans Metro Arbor, Pontiac, Flint, Clinton, Columbia Shreveport Eaton, and Monroe Counties Kansas City (KS-MO) Metro – Grand Rapids Metro including Platte County Maine Kalamazoo Springfield Bangor Lansing Metro...
  • Page 115 Coverage Areas New Jersey North Carolina Oregon Northern New Jersey Asheville Bend Southern New Jersey – including Charlotte Metro Eugene Atlantic City/Cape May/ Fayetteville Medford Cumberland Metro Hickory Portland/Salem Metro Camden Metro Morgantown Pennsylvania Newark Metro Jacksonville Allentown Trenton Metro – including Ocean and North Carolina Metro Erie Hunterdon Counties...
  • Page 116 Coverage Areas South Carolina Texas Virginia Augusta-Aiken Austin Metro Washington D.C. detailed area – Beaufort Big Bend including Alexandria, Arlington, Charleston Bryan/College Station Fairfax, Falls Church, Fauquier Charlotte Corpus Christi County, Fredericksburg City, Columbia Dallas/Fort Worth Metro-Sherman – Manassas, and additional cities in Greenville/Spartanburg –...
  • Page 117: Canada Detailed Coverage Areas

    Coverage Areas Canada Detailed Coverage West Virginia Stony Plain Strathcona County Charleston Areas Harper’s Ferry Metro BRITISH COLUMBIA NOTE: Wisconsin Greater Vancouver The blue city names are not included in Appleton the USA South DVD. To obtain Anmore Beloit Belcarra coverage for cities listed in blue, you Green Bay may purchase the gray Canada DVD...
  • Page 118 Coverage Areas Fraser Valley Squamish-Lillooet Durham Abbottsford Whistler Ajax Chilliwack Kamloops Brock Mission Clarington MANITOBA Oshawa Central Okanagan East St Paul Pickering Kelowna Headingley Scugog Peachland West St Paul Uxbridge Winnipeg Whitby Okanagan-Similkamen Penticton Halton NOVA SCOTIA Summerland Halifax (partial) Burlington Halton Mills Victoria...
  • Page 119 Coverage Areas Niagara Simcoe Wellington Fort Erie Adjala-Tosorontio Guelph Grimsby Barrie Puslinch Lincoln Bradford West Gwillimbury York Niagara-on-the-Lake Clearview Aurora Niagara Falls Essa Ease Gwillimbury Pelham Innisfil Georgina Port Colborne Midland King St Catharines New Tecumseth Markham Thorold Orillia Newmarket Wainfleet Oro-Medonte Richmond Hill...
  • Page 120 Coverage Areas Gray QUÉBEC La Rivìere-du-Nord Haldimand-Norfolk Prévost Municipalites Regionales de Comte Haliburton St-Colomban Beauharnois-Salaberry Hastings St-Hippolyte Brome-Missisquoi Huron St-Jèrôme Coaticook Kawartha Lakes Ste-Sophie La Haute-Yamaska Lambton La Vallee-du-Richelieu La Vallee-du-Richelieu Lanark Le Haut-Richelieu Beloeil Leeds and Granville Le Haut-St-Laurent Caringnan Lennox and Addington Les Jardins-de-Napierville...
  • Page 121 Coverage Areas Les Laurentides Les Pays-D’en-Haut Therese-de-Blainville Amherst Lac-des-Seize-Îles Blainville Boisbriand Arundel Morin-Heights Bois-des-Filion Barkmere Piedmont Lorraine Brèbeuf Ste-Adolphe-d’Howard Rosemere Huberdeau St-Sauveur Ste-Therese La Conception Ste-Adèle La Minerve Ste-Anne-des-Lacs Vaudreuil-Soulanges Labelle Ste-Marguerite-Estèrel Hudson Lac-Supèrieur Wentworth-Nord L’Ile-Cadieux Lantier L’Ile-Perrot Longueuil Mont-Tremblant Notre-Dame-de-l’Ile-Perrot Longueuil Montcalm...
  • Page 122 Coverage Areas CANADA CONNECTOR ROADS Roads in the province of Alberta Roads in the province of Manitoba The Cross-Canada Connector Road Hwy-1/Trans Canada Hwy across whole Hwy-1/Trans Canada Hwy across whole allows for travel between the provinces province province of British Columbia and Quebec in Hwy-1A from Cochrane to Canmore Hwy-100/Trans Canada Hwy in DCA 11.
  • Page 123: Operation In Alaska And Hawaii

    Coverage Areas Operation in Alaska and XM Radio Other Map Issues Navigation vehicles delivered to Hawaii Hawaii • See the coverage section for a list of are equipped with XM hardware, but XM Certain functions that rely on a satellite islands with coverage (see page 111) broadcasting is not available;...
  • Page 124: Information Screen Differences

    Coverage Areas Information Screen Differences Address and POI Entry Screens Setup Screen Differences When in Hawaii, the following The SETUP screen differences are ® ® Bluetooth HandsFreeLink differences occur for map, address, and minor and are listed below. See the Operation POI selection: Setup section (page 76) for additional...
  • Page 125: Shipping A Vehicle To Or From Hawaii

    Coverage Areas Shipping a Vehicle To or From Hawaii Although the DVD in the vehicle contains maps for both U.S. mainland and Hawaii, the dealer must perform the selection of “U.S. mainland” or “Hawaii” for you. When the dealer makes the switch from U.S. mainland to Hawaii or vice versa, the system clears all user data.
  • Page 126: 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 127 Frequently Asked Questions Problem Solution When I drive at night, the screen is bright and will not switch Verify the following: The nighttime dash brightness control is not set to maximum, and Map Color in SETUP is set to Black for Night. See to the night display mode.
  • Page 128 Frequently Asked Questions Guidance, Routing Problem Solution The navigation does not route me the same way I would go, or The navigation system attempts to generate the optimum route. See the way some other mapping program displays. Why is this? Changing Routing Method on page 47.
  • Page 129 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 pages 62 and 95.
  • Page 130 Frequently Asked Questions Ordering a Navigation 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 109. I want to order a DVD.
  • Page 131 Frequently Asked Questions Display, Accessories Problem Solution The display appears dim when starting the car in really cold No. This is normal, and it will become brighter after a few minutes. weather. Is there a problem? Rear Camera Problem Solution When I shift gears, the rear camera image is delayed.
  • Page 132 Frequently Asked Questions Problem Solution Go to the Clock adjustment screen in SETUP and select DST Selection. Daylight savings time occurred, but the navigation system did not change time even though SETUP shows Auto Daylight Ensure that the correct DST schedule is selected. For more information, see is ON.
  • Page 133: Screen Error Messages

    Troubleshooting Screen Error Message Solution Navigation system is unable to acquire a proper GPS Make sure there is nothing on the dashboard blocking the GPS antenna (aftermarket signal. metallic window tinting or aftermarket devices placed on the dashboard like radar detectors, cell phones, or loose items).
  • Page 134: Glossary

    Glossary Glossary Digitized Road - A road that appears on FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions. See the navigation screen. The road name page 125 for a list of customer FAQs The following is a glossary of terms will appear at the bottom of the and troubleshooting information.
  • Page 135 Glossary Initialization - This refers to the period MW - Maneuver Window. While en POI - Point of Interest. These are the needed to reacquire the GPS satellite route to a destination, this window businesses, schools, etc. found under the Places option on the MENU orbital information whenever the displays information about the next navigation system power has been...
  • Page 136 Glossary Vehicle Speed Sensor - Provides speed Waypoint - A temporary destination signal to the navigation system for you may enter while en route (e.g., a moving the VP icon on the map. gas station, ATM, etc.). See page 66. Verified Streets - These streets consist Yaw Rate Sensor - Senses when the of the detailed metropolitan coverage...
  • Page 137: Voice Command Index

    Voice Command Index Global Commands Navigation General The “Voice Command Help” option on the Information screen lists many of the The system accepts these commands on Commands following controls. To avoid distraction any screen. The system accepts these commands on while you are driving, the system can Help (reads list of the commands for a map/guidance screen.
  • Page 138: Navigation Display Commands

    Voice Command Index Navigation Display Voice command help Display: (display the selected icon on the screen) How long to the destination? (when Commands en route, tells the time to The system accepts these commands on destination)* gas station a map/guidance screen. How far to the destination? (when en restaurant Display current location (shows...
  • Page 139: Find Place Commands

    Find nearest: (find the nearest auto repair & maintenance selection) restaurant car wash & detailing ACURA dealers post office motorcycle dealers HONDA dealers grocery store roadside assistance gas station lodging (hotel, motel) check cashing hydrogen station parking garage currency exchange...
  • Page 140: Climate Control Commands

    Voice Command Index Climate Control Commands school toy store city hall airport The system accepts these commands on most screens. court house automobile club Climate control automatic (controls higher education bus station temperature to your selection) amusement park camping Climate control on* golf course commuter rail station Climate control off*...
  • Page 141: Temperature Voice Commands

    Voice Command Index Temperature Voice Fan speed up Rear temperature # degrees (#: 57-87 degrees F) Fan speed down Commands Rear temperature up Fan speed # (#: 1-7) (for best voice The system accepts these commands on control, lower the fan speed) Rear temperature down most screens.
  • Page 142: Radio Voice Commands

    Voice Command Index Radio Voice Commands CD Voice Commands XM channel # (#: 1-255) XM channel up The system accepts these commands on The system accepts these commands on most screens. most screens. XM channel down Audio on* CD play XM category up Audio off* CD play disc # (#: 1-6)
  • Page 143: Dvd Voice Commands

    Voice Command Index DVD Voice Commands CD folder random* DVD track random (for playing CD only)* CD folder repeat* The system accepts these commands on DVD track repeat (for playing CD most screens. CD folder scan* only)* CD folder list NOTE: DVD track scan* These commands are available for a...
  • Page 144: Aux Voice Commands

    Voice Command Index AUX Voice Commands Rear Radio Voice Rear radio auto select* Rear radio scan* The system accepts these commands on Commands most screens. Rear radio select XM1 The system accepts these commands on AUX play most screens. Rear radio select XM2 Rear XM channel # (#: 1-255) NOTE: NOTE:...
  • Page 145: Rear Cd Voice Commands

    Voice Command Index Rear CD Voice Commands Rear DVD Voice Commands Rear CD folder random* Rear CD folder repeat* The system accepts these commands on The system accepts these commands on most screens. most screens. Rear CD folder scan* NOTE: NOTE: * Repeating these commands switches These commands are available for a...
  • Page 146: Rear Aux Voice Commands

    Voice Command Index Rear AUX Voice Commands Information Screen Voice Rear DVD track scan* Rear DVD normal play The system accepts these commands on Commands most screens. Rear DVD folder random* These are additional commands not found on the Voice Command Help Rear DVD folder repeat* NOTE: screen available when viewing the...
  • Page 147: Setup Screen (Main Setup) Commands

    Voice Command Index SETUP Screen (Main Setup) On-Screen Commands Interface dial feedback off Interface dial feedback auto Commands The system accepts these commands on any screen. There are over 100 on- Interface dial feedback on The system accepts these commands on screen commands.
  • Page 148: On-Screen Spelling Assist

    Voice Command Index On-Screen Spelling Assist NOTE: • The system will only respond to the When speaking the letters or using names shown in the following tables. “spell mode,” you can substitute the • To select the letter “A,” you can also name that represents each letter or select the “A”...
  • Page 149 Voice Command Index Letters Assist Definitions: Or say “...” Or say “...” Or say “...” Or say “...” Alpha/Apple Hotel/Henry Oscar Victor Bravo/Boy India/Igloo Papa/Paul Whiskey/William Charlie Juliet/John Quebec/Queen X-ray Delta/Dog Kilo/King Romeo/Robert Yankee/Yellow Echo/Edward Lima/Larry Sierra/Sam Zulu/Zebra Foxtrot/Frank Mike/Mary Tango/Tom Enter Golf/George...
  • Page 150 Voice Command Index Symbol Assist Definitions: Symbols Say “...” or “Symbol ...” Symbols Say “...” or “Symbol ...” Symbols Say “...” or “Symbol ...” À A grave î I circumflex Underscore  A circumflex ï I umlaut Back quote Ä A umlaut Ô...
  • Page 151 Voice Command Index Numbers and Additional Symbol Assist Definitions: Numbers Say “...” or “Number ...” Symbols Say “...” or “Symbol ...” Symbols Say “...” or “Symbol ...” Hyphen Tilde Exclamation point Slash Three Double quote Less than ” < Four Pound Greater than >...
  • Page 152: Index

    Index ........45 ......43 By Go Home Continental USA ....... 35 ......... 76 By Intersection Contrast ......... 40 ........ 72 ..79 By Map Input Convert (Unit) Accessing the Address Book List ........28 ....96 By Places Correct Vehicle Position ADD TO Today’s ....
  • Page 153 Hawaii (Operation) .....22 Entering a Destination ....... 82 ........97 Home Address Map Color ......79 Entering Address ......111 Honda Automobile Customer Map Coverage ......71 Entering Schedule ........108 ........ 22, 40 Service Map Input ....102 Entering Security Code ....29 .......
  • Page 154 Index SETUP Screen (Main Setup) ........ 146 Commands ........31 ........28, 33 ....141 Shopping Name Radio Voice Commands ......58 ......13 ......... 30, 74 Show Icon on Map NAVI BACK button Read List ....32 ......13 ..145 Sort by Distance to Travel NAVI TALK button Rear AUX Voice Commands ....
  • Page 155 Index ......72 Unit Conversion ......84 Units (mile or km) ....86 Unverified Area Routing ......7 Unverified Streets .........109 Update DVD ..14 Using the Voice Control System ...........95 Vehicle .........7 Verified Streets ........48 View Routes .....109 Visiting Your Dealer .....73 Voice Command Help ....136 Voice Command Index .......13...
  • Page 156 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 157 the SOFTWARE after the date you obtain RECOVERY MEDIA. If SOFTWARE is As required by the FCC: your initial copy of the SOFTWARE provided by ALPINE This device complies with Part 15 of the (“Supplemental Components”). ELECTRONICS,INC., on separate media FCC rules.

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