Honda 2008 Accord Navigation Manual

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2008 Accord

Navigation Manual

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© 2007 Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
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  • Page 1: Navigation Manual

    2008 Accord Navigation Manual (Unlinked) This document does not contain hyperlinks and may be formatted for printing instead of web us. 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.
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Introduction ........4 Entering a Destination ....22 By Today’s Destinations....42 Editing Today’s Destination List ..43 Manual Overview ......4 By Address ........23 Adding Destinations to the List..43 System Overview ......4 Selecting the State or Province..23 By Go Home ........44 Selecting the City ......
  • Page 3 Table of Contents Landmark Icons ......57 Cellular Phonebook .......69 Auto Volume for Speed ....84 Routing & Guidance ......85 Showing Icons on the Map....59 Voice Command Help ....69 Icon Options ........59 Rerouting ......... 85 Trip Computer .......70 Going Off the Route ......61 Unverified Area Routing....
  • Page 4 Table of Contents System Initialization....101 Glossary ........129 System Initialization....101 Glossary ........129 Entering the Security Code..101 Voice Command Index.... 132 GPS Initialization ......102 Global Commands .......132 Map Matching ......102 Navigation General System Limitations ....103 Commands........132 Navigation Display Database Limitations ....105 Commands........133 Customer Assistance ....107 Find Place Commands ....134...
  • 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 110) 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 rear 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

    User Agreement In using this DVD “Satellite Linked • The DVD may not be copied, • 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.
  • Page 10 User Agreement • The terms and conditions hereof The user shall indemnify and save Use, duplication, or disclosure of this apply to all subsequent users and harmless the Licensors, and their DVD by or on behalf of the United owners as well as to the original officers, employees and agents, from States government is subject to purchaser.
  • 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 on a 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

    Getting Started Voice Control Basics NAVI BACK button This button has the same function as the Your vehicle has a voice control system CANCEL button. When you press and that allows hands-free operation of most release it, the display returns to the of the navigation system functions.
  • 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 air flow 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

    Getting Started ® ® If you press the CANCEL button, the Bluetooth HandsFreeLink message will be displayed the next time If you have a Bluetooth compatible cell you start the vehicle. phone that is “paired,” then CALL on the Calculate route to screen is NOTE: enabled.
  • Page 20: Map Screen Legend

    Getting Started Map Screen Legend Map Orientation Landmark Icon - Generic (see page 57) “Breadcrumbs” (see page 56) (see Off-road Tracking on page 61) 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. You can sort the displayed MENU screen (Enter destination by), There are three ways to enter addresses addresses by Category: ALL, the display changes to:...
  • Page 30: Finding The Place By Category

    Entering a Destination Finding the Place by Category Auto Service • The second best method is to select Category, then Restaurant, and The subcategories are: Acura Dealers, The Category option gives you a list of enter the keyword “Bucks.” The list Honda Dealers, Gas Stations, etc.
  • 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 By Intersection When you select a sorting method, the list of restaurants will appear. The ZAGAT 2007 option allows you to After you select Intersection from the find a restaurant by the Zagat Rating MENU screen (Enter destination by), information.
  • Page 36: Selecting The State Or Province

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

    Entering a Destination Selecting the Street Say the street name by saying individual The system has a talk back function. If letters or numbers, or words that your spoken letter is not recognized, the By Voice Control: represents the letters, one at a time. system will talk back to you.
  • Page 39 Entering a Destination By Interface Dial: The system will display a list of street If you did not select a city in the names, with the closest match to the beginning, and the intersection appears After you have selected the city, or if you select Street in the beginning, the name you entered at the top of the list.
  • Page 40: By Previous Destinations

    Entering a Destination Select View Dest. Map and use the By Previous Destinations • When finishing a “Today’s Interface Dial to select an icon, Destinations” trip, the Today’s Every time you route to a destination, approximate area, or street you wish to Destination list entries are stored to that destination is saved by the system.
  • Page 41: By Map Input

    Entering a Destination By Map Input Showing the Map of Current The yellow box indicates the area you will see when you click on the current Position After you select Map Input from the map with the Interface Dial. MENU screen (Enter destination by), The Current Position selection the display changes to: assumes that you are looking for a...
  • Page 42: Showing The Map Of City

    Entering a Destination Showing the Map of State If you select multiple icons within the Move the cross hairs to the desired cursor radius, the following screen destination, then push in on the With the State selection, the display Interface Dial. The address of the appears.
  • Page 43: Showing The Map Of Continental Usa

    Entering a Destination Showing the Map of Continental By Today’s Destinations The yellow box indicates the area you will see when you click on the current You can create a “trip” by combining map with the Interface Dial. multiple destinations previously With the Continental USA selection, selected on the Calculate route to the display changes to:...
  • Page 44: Editing Today's Destination List

    Entering a Destination Editing Today’s Destination 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 Destination list.
  • Page 45: 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 Set-up on page 82. screen (Enter destination by) takes Destination list entries are stored to the •...
  • Page 46: 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 45) Allows you to add the destination to your Address Book.
  • Page 47: Changing The Routing Method

    Driving to Your Destination Changing the Routing Method Viewing the Routes • “Easy Route” produces a route with the least turns. The system lets you select the way you Selecting View Routes allows you to want to drive to your destination. Select scroll through and view the various •...
  • Page 48 Driving to Your Destination Say or select SUMMARY to display the NOTE: After calculating the route with the new distance and time to go for each route. method, the system displays a map of • The selected route method and Based on the summary data, you can your current location.
  • Page 49: 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 50: Map Screen Legend

    Driving to Your Destination Map Screen Legend Map Orientation Landmark Icon - Generic (see page 57) Direction of Destination (when on route) (see page 56) (see page 51) Honda Dealer Acura Dealer Distance to Destination (see page 51) “Breadcrumbs” Hospital School Time to Destination (see page 51) (see Off-road...
  • Page 51: 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 50) information. Many of the icons and screen features are similar to those on Vehicle Heading (black indicates North) (see page 56) the map screen.
  • Page 52: 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 56 for details.
  • Page 53: 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 54: 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 to return to the Interface Dial.
  • Page 55: Split Screen Guidance

    Driving to Your Destination Split Screen Guidance When you get near the maneuver, the map screen changes to: When on 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...
  • Page 56: Map Scale

    Driving to Your Destination Map Scale Rotate the Interface Dial knob or a voice command such as “Display 1/2 mile scale” (see page 133) 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 57: 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 58: Destination Icon

    Driving to Your Destination Destination Icon Landmark Icons Some icons can be turned on or off; you can either display them or hide The destination icon only shows the Landmark icons are shown in the map them by pushing in on the Interface approximate location of the destination.
  • Page 59 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 60: 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 51) displays Icon bar displays the following screen: your current location.
  • Page 61 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 62: 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 63: 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 64: 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 65: Changing The Route

    Driving to Your Destination Changing the Route Cancel Route • Saying, “Go home” (page 67). Cancels the current route (and any While on 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 66: 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 67: 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 68: Changing Your Destination

    Driving to Your Destination If you selected multiple icons Changing Your Destination Using Interface Dial to Change within the cursor radius, the Select Destination There are four methods by which you a place screen is displayed. Select can change or add a waypoint to your While following a calculated route, you an item from the list.
  • Page 69: Entering A Destination From The Menu Screen (While On Route)

    Driving to Your Destination If you selected a single icon or road Entering a Destination from the Continue Trip Screen segment, the following pop-up menu is Menu Screen (while on route) If you restart the vehicle, without having displayed. Select Set as Dest. to set completed your prior trip, you will see If you say “Menu”, or press the MENU your location as a replacement...
  • Page 70: Information Features

    Information Features Information Screen Cellular Phonebook Voice Command Help When you say “Information” or press The Cellular Phonebook option When you say or select Voice the INFO button, the display changes to: allows you to store up to 1,000 names Command Help, you will see the and 10,000 phone numbers in the following screen:...
  • Page 71: Trip Computer

    Information Features Trip Computer 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 The Trip computer screen displays the started, and the display changes to: with the voice control.
  • Page 72: Map Legend

    Information Features Map Legend Calendar Elapsed Time Shows the elapsed time that the ignition You can use the Map legend screens to The Calendar option allows you to has been on. learn the meaning of map features, enter events and be reminded of them in icons, colors, etc.
  • Page 73: 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 74: Key To Zagat Ratings

    Information Features Key to Zagat Ratings Delete • “Cost” (white circle) is the average cost of a meal (including drink and From the Calendar screen, select the When you display data for a Zagat date of the schedule you wish to tip).
  • Page 75: Calculator

    Information Features Use the Interface Dial to scroll Calculator through the Key to Zagat Ratings When you say or select Calculator, the screens. display changes to: Use the Interface Dial and its Knob to use the following features: Calculator The calculator function operates like a standard hand held calculator.
  • Page 76: Unit Conversion

    Information Features Unit Conversion 4. Select the base unit (like pounds) that you wish to convert to some other To perform a conversion: unit. So, in the example below, 100 1. Enter a numeric value to be converted lbs converts to 1600 ounces, 0.05 ton (for example, 100).
  • Page 77: System Set-Up

    System Set-up 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 allows 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 Set-up 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 Set-up 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 Set-up Accessing the Address Book List Entering an Address Book 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 Set-up 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 Set-up Edit Category NOTE: Edit/Delete an Address This feature allows you to select an You may have up to 100 categories. If desired, you can specify the category address to edit or delete. Once an These are shared between User 1 and of the address.
  • Page 83: Home Address

    System Set-up 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 anytime you edit your Address home”...
  • Page 84: Previous Destinations

    System Set-up 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 Set-up 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 Set-up 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 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 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 Set-up 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 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 90 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 91: Edit Avoid Area

    System Set-up Edit Avoid Area You can select NEW AREA, or select Say or select Edit Area, to create the one of your existing areas to modify. If area to be avoided. The following screen This function allows you to select areas you choose NEW AREA, the following appears.
  • Page 92 System Set-up 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 Set-up Edit Waypoint Search Area NOTE: • You can select areas to avoid, When driving on route to your however you cannot select roads or destination, you can select a temporary areas that you want the system to use destination “waypoint”...
  • Page 94: Guidance Mode

    System Set-up 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 Set-up Auto Daylight Auto Time Zone The dates that the navi switches between standard and daylight savings Sets automatic daylight saving time ON Sets automatic time zone selection by time are not triggered by GPS satellite or OFF. If set to ON the navi clock will GPS to ON or OFF.
  • Page 96: Daylight Savings Time (Dst) Selection (Change Dst Schedule)

    System Set-up 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 value by rotating the...
  • Page 97: Correct Vehicle Position

    System Set-up 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 Set-up 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 Set-up 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 Set-up Switching Display Mode Automatically llumination control Priority Operation But remember Display mode button Allows selection of Day, Night or Off display Remember that once you press this button, you (see page 11) mode. This button has the highest priority and assume full manual control of the display overrides all other display control adjustments mode until the ignition key is cycled again.
  • Page 101: System Information

    System Set-up System Information Rear View Camera (if Rear View Camera Brightness Adjustment From the SETUP screen (Other), say equipped) or select System Information and the When in reverse, the Navi “hard” If equipped, whenever you shift to R following screen appears: buttons are locked out, except the (Reverse) with the ignition switch in the rotating portion of the Interface Dial...
  • Page 102: 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 (like the battery was disconnected for any reason, you will you make a mistake, the system will...
  • Page 103: 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 changes to the Disclaimer screen. If battery was disconnected, your system the GPS coordinates found above with a within ten minutes the system fails to may require GPS initialization.
  • Page 104: System Limitations

    System Limitations Although your navigation system is one Also, depending on your current view of • Other after-market audio electronic of the most highly sophisticated pieces the sky and the position of the satellites, devices mounted near the navigation of equipment you will find in a modern the elevation may be shown incorrectly.
  • Page 105 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 106: 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 107 Database Limitations • Road, traffic or traffic facilities Copyrights safety, or conditions • infoUSA-Data: Certain business data • Weather conditions provided by infoUSA, Inc., Omaha, Nebraska, Copyright © 2003, All • Special events Rights Reserved. • Pavement characteristics or • EXIT-Data: © ZENRIN CO., LTD. conditions 2003.
  • Page 108: Customer Assistance

    Customer Assistance Reporting Errors Honda Automobile • If the error does not involve the database, such as if the vehicle Occasionally, you may encounter Customer Service position icon does not follow the database errors. Telephone: (800) 999-1009 road, screen error messages, or other Fax: (310) 783-3273 •...
  • Page 109: Visiting Your Dealer

    Some issues may at first seem random, selecting “Honda Automobiles”, entering • The navi FAQs found on the on-line but you may notice a pattern, like it only “navi” into the “Type a question” field, DVD order site (see “Obtaining a...
  • Page 110: 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 111: 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 Grand Junction of accurately mapped (verified)
  • Page 112 Coverage Areas Florida Idaho Iowa Cape Canaveral/Cocoa Beach/ Boise Cedar Rapids Titusville Sun Valley Ski Resorts Davenport – Rock Island-Moline Florida Keys Spokane-Coeur d’Alene Des Moines Fort Myers Metro area – including Iowa City Illinois Naples Omaha-Lincoln Bloomington-Normal Fort Pierce Kansas Champaign Gainesville...
  • Page 113 Coverage Areas Maryland Michigan Missouri Cumberland Detroit Metro area – including Ann Branson Baltimore/Washington D.C. Metro – Arbor, Pontiac, Flint, Clinton, Eaton, Columbia including Charles and Carroll and Monroe Counties Kansas City (KS-MO) Metro – Counties Grand Rapids Metro including Platte County Ocean City Kalamazoo Springfield...
  • Page 114 Coverage Areas New Jersey North Carolina Oregon Northern New Jersey Asheville Bend Southern New Jersey – including Charlotte Metro Eugene Atlantic City/Cape May/Cumberland Fayetteville Medford 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 115 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 116: Canada Detailed Coverage Areas

    Coverage Areas Canada Detailed Coverage West Virginia Strathcona County Charleston Areas BRITISH COLUMBIA Harper’s Ferry Metro Greater Vancouver NOTE: The blue colored city names are Wisconsin not included in the USA South DVD. To Anmore Appleton obtain coverage for cities listed in blue, Belcarra Beloit you may purchase the gray Canada...
  • Page 117 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 118 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 119 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 120 Coverage Areas Les Laurentides Les Pays-D’en-Haut Therese-de-Blainville Amherst Lac-des-Seize-Îles Blainville Arundel Morin-Heights Boisbriand Barkmere Piedmont Bois-des-Filion Brèbeuf Ste-Adolphe-d’Howard Lorraine Huberdeau St-Sauveur Rosemere La Conception Ste-Adèle Ste-Therese La Minerve Ste-Anne-des-Lacs Vaudreuil-Soulanges Labelle Ste-Marguerite-Estèrel Hudson Lac-Supèrieur Wentworth-Nord L’Ile-Cadieux Lantier Longueuil L’Ile-Perrot Mont-Tremblant Longueuil Notre-Dame-de-l’Ile-Perrot Montcalm...
  • Page 121 Honda Customer Hwy-5/Coquihalla Hwy (in Hope) to Services or go to and Hwy-1/Trans Canada Hwy across whole Hwy-1/Trans Canada Hwy (in select “Honda Automobiles”, enter province Kamloops) “navi” into the “Type a question” field, Hwy-100/Trans Canada Hwy in Hwy-99 between Vancouver and click “right here”...
  • Page 122: 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 123 Frequently Asked Questions Problem Solution When I drive at night, the screen is bright and will not switch Verify the following: The night-time 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 124 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 46.
  • Page 125 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 61 and 95.
  • Page 126 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 108. I want to order a DVD.
  • Page 127 Frequently Asked Questions Display, Accessories Problem Solution The display appears dim when starting the car in real cold No, this is normal, and will become brighter after a few minutes. weather. Is there a problem? Rear Camera (if equipped) Problem Solution When I shift gears, the rear camera image is delayed.
  • Page 128 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 129: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Screen Error Message Solution Navigation system is unable to acquire a proper GPS Make sure there is nothing on the rear shelf blocking the GPS antenna (after- signal. market metallic window tinting or after-market devices placed on the rear shelf like radar detectors, cell phones, or loose items).
  • Page 130: Glossary

    Glossary Glossary Digitized Road - A road that appears on FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions. See the navigation screen. The road name page 121 for a list of the customer The following is a glossary of terms will appear at the bottom of the FAQs, and troubleshooting pertaining to the voice recognition navigation screen.
  • Page 131 Glossary Initialization - This refers to the period MW - Maneuver Window. While on- 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 132 Glossary Verified Streets - These streets consist Yaw Rate Sensor - Senses when the of the detailed metropolitan coverage vehicle makes a turn, which makes areas, and all other inter-town the VP change direction on the map connection roads. These roads are as you turn.
  • Page 133: 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 134: 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 on route, tells the time to The system accepts these commands on destination)* gas station a map/guidance screen. How far to the destination? (when on restaurant Display current location (shows...
  • Page 135: Find Place Commands

    Voice Command Index Find Place Commands Hide: (hide the selected icon from the parking lot screen) other car dealers The system accepts these commands on a map/guidance screen. auto parts & electronics gas station Find nearest: (find the nearest auto repair & maintenance selection) restaurant car wash &...
  • Page 136: Climate Control Commands

    Voice Command Index Climate Control Commands city hall airport court house automobile club The system accepts these commands on most screens. higher education bus station Climate control full automatic amusement park camping (controls temperature to 72 golf course commuter rail station degrees F) historical monument ferry terminal...
  • Page 137: Temperature Voice Commands

    Voice Command Index Temperature Voice Radio Voice Commands Fan speed up Fan speed down Commands The system accepts these commands on most screens. Fan speed # (#:1-7) (for best voice The system accepts these commands on control, lower the fan speed) Audio on* most screens.
  • Page 138: Cd Voice Commands

    Voice Command Index CD Voice Commands Radio auto select* CD folder random* Radio scan* CD folder repeat* The system accepts these commands on most screens. Radio select XM1 CD folder scan* CD play Radio select XM2 CD folder list CD play disc # (#: 1-6) XM channel # (#: 1-255) * Repeating these commands switches CD play track # (#: 1-30)
  • Page 139: Information Screen Voice Commands

    Voice Command Index Information Screen Voice SETUP Screen (Main Setup) Interface dial feedback off Interface dial feedback auto Commands Commands Interface dial feedback on These are additional commands not The system accepts these commands on found on the Voice Command Help SETUP screen (Main Setup).
  • Page 140: On-Screen Commands

    Voice Command Index On-Screen Commands On-Screen Spelling Assist NOTE: • The system will only respond to the When speaking the letters or using The system accepts these commands on names shown in the following tables. any screen. There are over 100 on- “spell mode,”...
  • Page 141 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 142 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 143 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 144: Index

    Index ......... 40 ........ 75 By Map Input Convert (Unit) ........28 ....96 By Places Correct Vehicle Position ....39 ......110 ..79 By Previous Destinations Coverage Areas Accessing the Address Book List ....42 ...... 20, 62 By Today’s Destinations Current Location ADD TO Today’s .......
  • Page 145 Index ......81 Edit/Delete Address ..43 Editing Today’s Destination List ........29 ....... 82 ........97 Emergency Home Address Map Color .....22 ......110 Entering a Destination Honda Automobile Customer Map Coverage ....79 ........107 ........ 22, 40 Entering Address Book Service Map Input ......72 ....
  • Page 146 Index .....61, 95 ....62 ..136 Off-road Tracking Save Current Location Temperature Voice Commands ....139 ........72 ......95 On-Screen Commands Schedule Time Adjustment .....139 ........... 12 ....43 On-Screen Spelling Assist Screen Today’s Destination List ......65 ....22, 42 Search Waypoint Today’s Destinations ......
  • Page 147 Index ..14 Voice Recognition, Improving ..........77 Volume ........92 Waypoints .......30, 34 Zagat 2007 146 Navigation System...
  • Page 148 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 149 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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