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2009 Civic
Navigation Manual
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© 2008 Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
P/N 00X31-SNA-8200


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    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-SNA-8200...

  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Introduction ........4 Entering a Destination ....22 By Address Book......43 Adding Addresses to the Personal Manual Overview ......4 By Address ........23 Address Book........ 43 System Overview ......4 Selecting the State or Province..23 By Go Home ........44 Selecting the City ......

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    Table of Contents Landmark Icons ......56 Information Features ....69 Edit Avoid Area........ 88 Edit Waypoint Search Area....90 Showing Icons on the Map....58 Information Screen ......69 Guidance Mode........ 91 Icon Options ........58 Cellular Phonebook .......69 Vehicle...........91 Going Off the Route ......60 Voice Command Help ....69 Off-road Tracking ......

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    Table of Contents Customer Assistance ....103 Frequently Asked Questions... 123 Reporting Errors ......103 Troubleshooting....... 133 Honda Automobile Customer Glossary ........135 Service ........103 Glossary ........135 Visiting Your Dealer ....104 Obtaining a Navigation Update Voice Command Index.... 138 DVD .........104 Global Commands .......138 Changing the DVD ......105...

  • 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 108) 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 location, direction, and speed information to the If you have front or side window tinting The navigation system can distract your maps and calculates a route to the installed, be aware that if the tint has attention from the road if you focus on 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,...

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

  • Page 9: User Agreement

    • The 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 OPEN button Tilts the screen down to access the CD, AUDIO button DVD, and PC Card slots. OPEN button CLOSE button Return the screen to the original Screen position. Joystick/ENT button Pressing the OPEN button tilts the screen down.

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    Getting Started Joystick/ENT button SETUP button Other buttons Displays the Setup screens to change Moves left, right, up, and down to move See the Audio section of the vehicle the highlighting around the display, to and update information in the system. Owner's manual.

  • Page 13: Voice Control Basics

    See your vehicle Owner’s manual and system. Press and release it when you the official website want to give a voice command. See NAVI BACK ( for Voice Command Index on page 138 for button information on this system. a list of voice commands.

  • Page 14: 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 touch screen to...” or “Please choose You should use the voice control system command, it responds with “Pardon,”...

  • Page 15: Selecting An Item (button) On The Screen

    Getting Started Selecting an Item (Button) Selecting an Item in a List • If more than one person is speaking at the same time, the system may on the Screen To scroll through a list, do one of the misinterpret your command. following: On most screens, there are items that •...

  • Page 16: Using The On-screen Keyboard

    Getting Started Using the On-screen The names that can be used for each letter are shown below. For additional keyboard symbols, see page 144. Keyboard When the system needs input from you, the display changes to a keyboard. Use the displayed letters to enter the information.

  • Page 17: System Start-up

    Getting Started System Start-up Each entered letter will appear at the top You can choose to have your keyboard of the display. Say or select Space to displayed in alphabetized format as When you turn the ignition to ON (II), it enter a space between words.

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    Getting Started To return to the Disclaimer screen, Read this disclaimer carefully so you press the MENU or MAP/GUIDE understand it before continuing. Push in on the joystick, or touch OK, and the button. map screen will appear on the display. The “OK”...

  • 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 Landmark Icon - Generic (see page 56) Map Orientation “Breadcrumbs” (see page 55) (see Off-road Tracking Honda Dealer Acura Dealer on page 60) “North Up” Hospital School Grocery Store Restaurant “Heading Up” Gas Station Hotel/Lodging...

  • Page 21: Map Screen Description

    Getting Started Map Screen Description Displaying Current Location You can say “Save current location” or select Save on the screen to save the You can say “Display current location” current location in your Address Book. Zoom In/Out or touch the vehicle position icon at any Use the ZOOM buttons to change the time to see the current address, latitude, Select Return to return to the previous...

  • 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 Information...

  • Page 23: Entering A Destination

    Entering a Destination When you press the MENU button, the Places (see page 32) Today’s Destinations (see page 41) display changes to: The system has been programmed with You can enter and sort up to five the locations of many businesses, parks, destinations and store them in 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 Enter destination by screen, the several cities, and you know what city metropolitan area.

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    Entering a Destination To enter the city name by voice spelling, The system has a talk back function. If By Touch Control: 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.

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    Entering a Destination The system has a talk back function. If By Touch Control: The system will display a list of street your spoken letter is not recognized, the After you have selected the city, or if names, with the closest match to the system will talk back to you.

  • Page 28: Entering The Street Number

    Entering a Destination Entering the Street Number By Intersection If you did not select a city in the beginning, the street name you selected After you have completed the street After you select Intersection from the might appear in more than one city. The name, the display changes to the Enter Enter destination by screen, the system will give you a list of cities that...

  • Page 29: 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...

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    Entering a Destination The system has a talk back function. If By Touch Control: If the system does not find an exact match, select List when you finish your spoken letter is not recognized, the Select City, and the display then system will talk back to you.

  • Page 31: 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: represent the letters, one at a time. system will talk back to you.

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    Entering a Destination By Touch Control: The system will display a list of street If you did not select a city in the After you have selected the city, or if names, with the closest match to the beginning, and the intersection appears you select Street in the beginning, the name you entered at the top of the list.

  • Page 33: By Places

    Entering a Destination By Places Finding the Place by Category • The second best method is to select Category, Restaurant, and type of The Category option gives you a list of After you select Places from the Enter food. After you select Place Name destination by screen, the display categories or types of businesses to by Keyword and search method,...

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    The subcategories are Acura Dealers, This category is broken down into types The subcategories are Airport, Honda Dealers, Gas Stations, etc. of food, giving you a selection by each Automobile Club, Bed & Breakfast, Bus type: All Types, American, French,...

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    Entering a Destination If you select the Sort by Distance to After selecting a category, the system Place Name by Keyword will give you the options of Place Travel option, the Enter keyword for If you do not know the exact name of Name by Keyword, Sort by place screen appears.

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    Entering a Destination If you select the City Vicinity option, Sort by Distance to Travel City Vicinity the Enter city name screen appears. When you select this option, the system The system allows you to find points of Enter the name of the city using the on- gives you a list of all the places in the interest in the vicinity of the city you screen keyboard.

  • Page 37: Finding The Place By Name

    Entering a Destination Finding the Place by Phone By Map Input Place Name When you select this option, the display Number After you select Map Input from the changes to Enter a place name screen. Enter destination by screen, the The Phone Number option allows Enter your selection, using the on- display changes to:...

  • Page 38: Showing The Map Of Current Position

    Entering a Destination Showing the Map of Current If desired, use the ZOOM buttons to If you selected a single icon or road change the map scale. When you have segment within the target mark, the Position the crosshairs on the desired icon, map following screen appears.

  • Page 39: Showing The Map Of City

    Entering a Destination Showing the Map of City Showing the Map of State If you selected multiple icons within the cursor radius, the following screen With the City selection, the display With the State selection, the display appears. Select an item from the list. changes to the Enter city name screen.

  • Page 40: Showing The Map Of Continental Usa

    Entering a Destination Showing the Map of Continental Use the joystick to move the crosshairs If this is the desired address, push in on to the area of the state close to your the joystick again. If not, use the intended destination.

  • Page 41: By Previous Destinations

    Entering a Destination If desired, use the ZOOM buttons to By Previous Destinations NOTE: change the map scale. When you have • If Previous Destinations is Every time you route to a destination, the crosshairs on the desired icon, map grayed out, there are no Previous that destination is saved by the system.

  • Page 42: By Today's Destinations

    Entering a Destination By Today’s Destinations Editing Today’s Destinations Scroll through the list and say the line number (1-6) of the destination, or touch List You can create a “trip” by combining up the desired destination you want. to five destinations previously selected If you change your plans, you can on the Calculate route to screen.

  • Page 43: Adding Destinations To The List

    Entering a Destination Adding Destinations to the List The display then changes to show you NOTE: all the current entries on the Today’s When finishing a “Today’s After you have used any of the other Destinations list. Press the MENU Destinations”...

  • Page 44: By Address Book

    Entering a Destination By Address Book Adding Addresses to the The system then displays a list of the places entered in your personal Address Personal Address Book This selection allows you to choose a Book. Selecting Category, you can personal address entry for a destination. There are two ways to enter addresses to sort the displayed addresses by ALL, After you select Address Book from...

  • Page 45: By Go Home

    Entering a Destination By Go Home NOTE: • To edit Home Address, see Home Selecting Go Home from the Enter Address in System Setup on page 81. destination by screen takes you home • Prior to departure, you can set areas or to a frequently used address you have to avoid.

  • 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 • “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 48: Viewing The Routes

    Driving to Your Destination Viewing the Routes • It may take several minutes (the NOTE: system displays an hourglass while it Distances and times shown for each Touching View Routes on the is calculating) to show all route method in the Summary are Calculate route to screen allows you to methods, and it is not unusual for the approximate.

  • Page 49: Viewing The Destination Map

    Driving to Your Destination Viewing the Destination Map Map Screen Touching 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: Guidance Prompts

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

  • Page 51: Map Screen Legend

    Unverified Streets ICON Button Landmark Icon - Generic (see page 56) (see page 58) CURRENT STREET/ AUDIO INFO VOICE Button (see page 49) Honda Dealer Acura Dealer (Announces next driving instruction) Blue Line Hospital School Calculated route Vehicle Position(see page 61)

  • Page 52: Guidance Screen

    Driving to Your Destination Guidance Screen Guidance Screen Legend The guidance screen offers an alternative Freeway Exit Information (see page 53) way to view your route information. Vehicle Heading (white indicates north) ( see page 51 ) Many of the icons and screen features are similar to those on the map screen.

  • Page 53: Distance And Time To Destination

    Driving to Your Destination Distance and Time to Direction List You can see the Direction list and the distance to each maneuver. Press the Destination When you press the MAP/GUIDE MAP/GUIDE button to return to the button on the guidance screen, the When you select a destination, the previous screen.

  • Page 54: Exit Info

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

  • Page 55: Map Scale

    Driving to Your Destination Map Scale Use the ZOOM buttons or say a voice command such as “Display 1/2 mile scale” (see page 139) 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 56: Map Orientation

    Driving to Your Destination Map Orientation Touch the Map Orientation icon on the The display automatically changes to map screen to switch between the the map screen when you reach your The map can be orientated two ways: destination. Press the MENU button to available orientation, or say “Display •...

  • Page 57: Destination Icon

    1/2, and 1 mile scales. The icons are: • The same list can be viewed on the by the 1500 block). Most cities use only screen by selecting Map Legend Honda Dealer Acura Dealer a portion of the 100 possible addresses from the Information screen.

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    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 59: Showing Icons On The Map

    Driving to Your Destination Showing Icons on the Map Icon Options Icon Options This feature allows you to “fine tune” Touching the ICON button on the map Selecting Icon Options displays the some of the icons on the Icon bar (see screen displays the following screen: following screen: Icon Options for more information).

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    Driving to Your Destination In the example above, POST OFFICE For instance, let’s assume that your NOTE: and SCHOOL are selected and will hospital icons are not displayed on the • When viewing the map screen, you map. You would do the following: show up on the map.

  • Page 61: 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 If you leave the calculated route, If you drive more than half a mile from originally left. “Breadcrumbs” may “Recalculating...”...

  • Page 62: 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 screen. The elevation will not appear when the Location When you select “User 1” or “User 2,” system is temporarily lacking proper Whenever you are on a map screen, you the Edit address book screen with the GPS information.

  • Page 63: Pop-ups And Disclaimers

    Driving to Your Destination Pop-Ups and Disclaimers • Your route passes near an unverified • You are about to enter an unverified area (see Unverified Area Routing on area (see Unverified Area Routing on When you say “OK” in the Calculate page 84).

  • Page 64: Changing The Route

    Driving to Your Destination Changing the Route Waypoints Choose a different destination (other methods) by: Waypoints allow you to add an interim While en route, you may wish to alter “pit stop” while traveling to a your route, add an interim “Waypoint” •...

  • Page 65

    Driving to Your Destination From Places Around the When you enter waypoints, they appear Adding Waypoints on the map screen as small red flags Destination, the system displays From the Change route by screen, if numbered 1-5. you say or select Search Places on matches in a spiral pattern outward from the destination.

  • Page 66: Reroute: Avoid Streets

    Driving to Your Destination Reroute: Avoid Streets Reroute: Detour Deleting Waypoints From the Change route by screen, if From the Change route by screen, if Calculates a detour route for you if you you say “Delete” or select Delete, then you say or select Avoid Streets, the encounter an unexpected obstacle such the Select a waypoint to delete screen...

  • Page 67: Cancel Current Route

    Driving to Your Destination Cancel Current Route Changing Your Destination Using Joystick to Change Cancels the current route (and any Destination There are four methods by which you waypoints) and returns you to the map can change or add a waypoint to your While following a calculated route, you screen.

  • Page 68

    Driving to Your Destination When the Select a place screen is The system will return to the map When the address of the location is displayed, select an item from the list, displayed at the top of the screen, push screen and recalculate the route to your and the Calculate route to screen is in on the joystick, and the Calculate...

  • Page 69: Entering A Destination From The Menu Screen (while En Route)

    Driving to Your Destination Entering a Destination from the Continue Trip Screen Menu Screen (while en route) If you restart the vehicle without having completed your prior trip, you will see If you say “Menu” or press the MENU the following screen: button twice, the system displays the Enter destination by screen.

  • Page 70: Information Features

    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 (888) 528-7876, or visit In Canada, call (888) 9-HONDA-9. Navigation System...

  • Page 71: Map Legend

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

  • Page 72: Calendar

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

  • Page 73: Calculator

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

  • Page 74: Unit Conversion

    Information Features Unit Conversion NOTE: • If you do not enter a value to be To perform a conversion: converted, only “Temperature” units 1. Enter a numeric value to be converted are selectable. (for example, 100). • Conversions using negative value 2.

  • Page 75: System Setup

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

  • Page 76: Display

    System Setup Display Display How setting affects To override setting But remember: There are two screen display modes: Mode display mode: while driving: Auto Automatically switches Override night display: Adjust the dash between Day and Night (factory Adjust dash brightness brightness (with default) mode by sensing if the...

  • Page 77: Guidance Prompts

    System Setup When you select Clock in Setup or the Guidance Prompts NOTE: Disclaimer screen times out, the clock To temporarily turn off voice guidance While you drive to your destination, the screen is displayed (see page 17). prompts, select Off for the “Volume” system displays and announces setting in Setup.

  • Page 78: Setup Screen (second)

    System Setup Setup Screen (second) Personal Information Say or select More to view additional From the Setup screen (second), say or select Personal Information and the Setup functions and the following screen appears: following screen appears: You may choose to use a Personal Identification Number (PIN) to protect your privacy.

  • Page 79

    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 80

    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 81

    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 82: 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 83: User Name

    System Setup Previous Destinations 4. If you have entered the PIN correctly, Go Home PIN the 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 84: Routing & Guidance

    System Setup 4. Say or select Done to perform the Routing & Guidance If Rerouting is set to Manual, you deletion, and the display returns to will hear a tone when the “Off route” From the Setup screen (second), say or the previous screen.

  • Page 85: 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 Decision:...

  • Page 86

    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 screen is provided. It is recommended have the choice of using or not using that you stop and review the map.

  • Page 87

    System Setup With Unverified Area Routing Off, Unverified Area Routing “Off” Unverified Area Routing “On” the moment you enter an unverified street, a caution box appears on the screen and is read by the voice. This lets you know that you are about to enter an unverified area and that you will be following a dotted “vector line”...

  • Page 88

    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 89: Edit Avoid Area

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

  • Page 90

    System Setup Answering “No” allows you to enter a NOTE: route through an avoided area on a • You can select areas to avoid, freeway and skip the “Avoid area however you cannot select roads or caution box.” See Pop-Ups and areas that you want the system to use Disclaimers on page 62.

  • Page 91: Edit Waypoint Search Area

    System Setup Edit Waypoint Search Area For “Places along the route,” the system looks in front of you within a corridor When driving en route to your width specified by your values for “On destination, you can select a temporary Freeways”...

  • Page 92: Guidance Mode

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

  • Page 93: Correct Vehicle Position

    System Setup Correct Vehicle Position If you choose to do this, follow these NOTE: steps: If you continually have to do this, there The system relies on satellites for are either problems in the database or positioning information. Buildings, 1. Stop the vehicle. GPS reception problems.

  • Page 94: System Information

    System Setup System Information Basic Settings Voice Recognition Feedback Allows you to turn voice control system From the Setup screen (second), say or From the Setup screen (second), say or prompts On or Off. When Off, you will select System Information and the select Basic Settings and the not hear the voice control system following screen appears:...

  • Page 95: Clock Settings

    System Setup Clock Settings This screen allows you to set or adjust NOTE: the following: If you set Auto Daylight Saving Time to From the Setup screen (second), say or On, the daylight saving time function is select Clock Settings and the •...

  • Page 96: Clock Type

    System Setup Clock Type Auto Time Zone by GPS During 2008-2009, it is possible that Sets automatic time zone selection by this new change will be canceled by the Allows you to choose the design of the GPS to On or Off. If you are driving government and returned back to the clock screen.

  • Page 97: Color

    System Setup Color Map Color Menu Color Allows you to choose the map color Allows you to choose the menu color From the Setup screen (second), say or from one of four colors for the Day and from one of five colors for the Base select Color and the following screen Night modes.

  • Page 98: System Initialization

    System Initialization System Initialization Entering the Security Code Enter the four-digit security code, then select Done. If you make a mistake, the If for any reason you lose power to the If the battery goes dead or is system will display “incorrect PIN.” Re- navigation system (e.g., the battery was disconnected for any reason, you will enter your 4-digit security code.

  • Page 99: 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 100: 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 101

    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 102: 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 103

    Database Limitations • Traffic congestion Copyrights • Travel time • infoUSA-Data: Certain business data provided by infoUSA, Inc., Omaha, We assume no liability for any incident Nebraska, Copyright © 2007, All that may result from an error in the Rights Reserved. program, or from changed conditions •...

  • Page 104: Customer Assistance

    99, or Troubleshooting on Honda Navi online at page 133. 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 105: 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 103). complete as possible and to answer all Honda is continually expanding the questions regarding operation of the •...

  • Page 106: Changing The Dvd

    Customer Assistance Changing the DVD 3. Press down on the DVD cover release 4. Press the MAP (Eject) button. The , then lower the cover DVD will automatically come out and an error message will be NOTE: displayed on the screen. This is The system’s database is stored on a normal.

  • Page 107: Pc Card Operation

    Customer Assistance PC Card Operation Inserting the PC Card CD/CD-R Operation Ensure that the PCMCIA PC card A PC card with WMA or MP3 audio A CD or a burned CD-R with MP3 or adaptor contains the media chip, and files can be played through the audio WMA media files can be played by the that the card adaptor is fully inserted in...

  • Page 108: Voice Control Of Cd Functions

    Customer Assistance Voice Control of CD Functions The navigation voice control system can be used to select the first 30 tracks directly by using the command, “CD play track X” (X=1-30). Additional voice commands allow CD tracks, and folders be played in a random, repeat, or scan mode.

  • Page 109: Coverage Areas

    Coverage Areas Map Coverage If you desire additional map coverage San Francisco Bay (approximately information, contact Honda Customer Monterey to Sonoma) – including The system provides map coverage for Services or go to Monterey County and Hollister the lower 48 U.S. states, Hawaii, and Southern California Area - including southern Canada.

  • Page 110

    Coverage Areas Florida Hawaii (all cities for the following Indiana Cape Canaveral/Cocoa Beach/ islands) Bloomington Titusville Evansville Hawaii Florida Keys Fort Wayne Kauai Fort Myers Metro area – including Gary/Hammond Metro Lanai Naples Indianapolis Metro Maui Fort Pierce Kokomo Metro Molokai Gainesville Muncie...

  • Page 111

    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 – Kalamazoo including Platte County Maine Northern Michigan Resort Area – Springfield Bangor including Traverse City, Elk...

  • Page 112

    Coverage Areas New Jersey North Carolina Oregon Camden Metro Asheville Bend Newark Metro Charlotte Metro Eugene Southern New Jersey – including Fayetteville Medford Atlantic City/Cape May/ Hickory Portland/Salem Metro Cumberland Metro Jacksonville Pennsylvania Trenton Metro – including Ocean and Morgantown Allentown Hunterdon Counties Raleigh-Durham Metro...

  • Page 113

    Coverage Areas South Carolina Houston Metro – including additional Charlottesville cities in Galveston County Danville Beaufort Longview Emporia Charleston Lubbock Lynchburg Columbia Midland/Odessa Metro Richmond Metro Greenville/Spartanburg – including Nacogdoches-Lufkin Roanoke additional cities in Greenville and San Antonio Metro Shenandoah National Park Spartanburg Counties South Padre Island Staunton-Waynesboro-Harrisonburg...

  • Page 114: Canada Detailed Coverage Areas

    Coverage Areas Canada Detailed Coverage Areas Wisconsin BRITISH COLUMBIA Appleton Greater Vancouver NOTE: Beloit Anmore The blue city names are not included in Eau Claire Belcarra the USA South DVD. To obtain Green Bay Bowen Island coverage for cities listed in blue, you Janesville Burnaby may purchase the Canada DVD (see...

  • Page 115

    Coverage Areas Fraser Valley Sooke Durham Victoria Abbottsford Ajax View Royal Chilliwack Brock Mission Clarington MANITOBA Oshawa Squamish-Lillooet East St Paul Pickering Headingley Squamish Scugog West St Paul Whistler Uxbridge Winnipeg Whitby Thompson-Nicola Kamloops NOVA SCOTIA Elgin Halifax (partial) Aylmer Central Okanagan Bayham Kelowna...

  • Page 116

    Coverage Areas Grey Petrolia Pelham Port Colborne Plympton-Wyoming Blue Mountains Point Edward St Catharines Chatsworth Sarnia Thorold Georgian Bluffs St Clair Wainfleet Meaford Warwick Welland Grey Highlands West Lincoln Hanover Muskoka Owen Sound Norfolk Bracebridge Southgate Georgian Bay Norfolk West Grey Gravenhurst Ottawa Haldimand...

  • Page 117

    Coverage Areas Perth Waterloo Windsor North Perth Cambridge Essex Perth East Kitchener Amherstburg Perth South North Dumfries Essex St. Mary’s Waterloo Kingsville Stratford Wellesley Lakeshore West Perth Wilmot Lasalle Woolwich Simcoe Leamington Wellington Pelee Adjala-Tosorontio Tecumseh Barrie Centre Wellington Windsor Bradford West Gwillimbury Erin Clearview...

  • Page 118

    Coverage Areas Leeds and Granville QUÉBEC La Vallee-du-Richelieu Lennox and Addington Beloeil Montreal-Laurentians Middlesex Caringnan Muskoka Chambly Deux-Montagnes Northumberland McMasterville Deux-Montagnes Oxford Mont-St-Hilaire Perth Otterburn Park Pointe-Calumet Peterborough St-Antoine-sur-Richelieu St-Eustache Prescott and Russell St-Basile-le-Grand St-Joseph-du-Lac Prince Edward St-Charles-sur-Richelieu Ste-Marthe-sur-le-Lac Simcoe St-Denis-sur-Richelieu St-Placide Stormont, Dundas, and Glengarry...

  • Page 119

    Coverage Areas Les Laurentides Les Pays-D’en-Haut Montréal-Ouest Mont-Royal Amherst Lac-des-Seize-Îles Pointe-Claire Arundel Morin-Heights Senneville Barkmere Piedmont Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue Brèbeuf Ste-Adolphe-d’Howard Westmount Huberdeau St-Sauveur La Conception Ste-Adèle Roussillon La Minerve Ste-Anne-des-Lacs Candiac Labelle Ste-Marguerite-Estèrel Chateauguay Lac-Supèrieur Wentworth-Nord Delson Lantier Longueuil La Prairie Mont-Tremblant Lery Boucherville...

  • Page 120

    Coverage Areas Vaudreuil-Soulanges Quebec Lévis Coteau-du-Lac Lévis La Cote-de-Beaupré Hudson Québec Beaupré Les Cèdres Boischatel L’Ancienne-Lorette Les Coteaux Château-Richer Notre-Dame-des-Anges L’Ile-Cadieux L’Ange-Gardien Québec L’Ile-Perrot St-Ferréol-les-Neiges St-Augustin-de-Desmaures Notre-Dame-de-l’Ile-Perrot St-Joachim Pincourt St-Louis-de-Gonzague-du-Cap- Pointe-des-Cascades Tourmente Pointe-Fortune Ste-Anne-de-Beaupré Rigaud La Jacques-Cartier Riviere-Beaudette St-Clet Fossambault-sur-le-Lac Ste-Justine-de-Newton Lac-Beauport St-Lazare...

  • Page 121

    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 Hwy-1/Trans Canada Hwy across whole province allows for travel between the provinces whole province Hwy-100/Trans Canada Hwy in of British Columbia and Quebec in Hwy-1A from Cochrane to Canmore Winnipeg (partial beltway)

  • Page 122: Operation In Alaska And Hawaii

    Coverage Areas Operation in Alaska and XM Radio • Setup entries that relate to turning on Navigation-equipped vehicles delivered or off unverified routing (see Hawaii page 85). to Hawaii are equipped with XM Certain functions that rely on a satellite hardware, but XM broadcasting is not •...

  • Page 123: Shipping A Vehicle To Or From Hawaii

    Coverage Areas Shipping a Vehicle To or From Address and POI Entry Screens Setup Screen Differences When in Hawaii, the following The Setup screen differences are minor Hawaii differences occur for map, address, and and are listed below. See the Setup Although the DVD in the vehicle POI selection: section (page 74) for additional...

  • Page 124: 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 125

    Frequently Asked Questions Problem Solution The system thinks it is in Day display mode. Verify the following: The When I drive at night, the screen is bright and will not switch display mode in Setup is set to Auto, the dash brightness is not set to to the night display mode.

  • Page 126

    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 the Routing Method on page 46.

  • Page 127

    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 60 and 91.

  • Page 128

    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 104. I want to order a DVD.

  • Page 129

    Frequently Asked Questions Display, PC Card, 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? The screen does not close completely. Why is this? •...

  • Page 130

    Frequently Asked Questions Problem Solution I insert a PC card with music files, but the CARD button or • After inserting the card, a delay of up to 30 seconds may be required to navigation “PC Card” voice commands do not work. What’s read the tag information (album, artist, and track names) - this is normal.

  • Page 131

    Frequently Asked Questions Problem Solution I insert a CD-R with music files, but the CD button or “CD” • After inserting a CD-R with WMA or MP3 files, a slight delay may occur voice commands do not work. What is wrong? before the CD button operates.

  • Page 132

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

  • Page 133

    Frequently Asked Questions Problem Solution My battery was disconnected or went dead, and the There should be a card in the glove box with the anti-theft code for the navigation system is asking for a code. Where do I find this navigation/audio system.

  • Page 134: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Screen Error Message Solution Navigation system is unable to acquire a proper GPS signal. Make sure there is nothing on the dashboard blocking the GPS antenna (aftermarket metallic window tinting or aftermarket devices placed on the dashboard, like radar detectors, cell phones, or loose items). If the dashboard is clear of objects, move the vehicle to an open space away from tall buildings, trees, etc.

  • Page 135

    Troubleshooting Screen Error Message Solution No alternate route found. Original route will be followed. No alternative route method was found. The original route method will be used.* Ensure that a road name is displayed at the bottom of the map. This destination cannot be found in database.

  • Page 136: Glossary

    Glossary Glossary Digital Audio Card Reader - The PC GPS - Global Positioning System. A network of 24 satellites in orbit card slot accepts a PCMCIA adaptor The following is a glossary of terms with a flash memory chip (see around the earth.

  • Page 137

    Glossary Polygon - Colored areas on the map LCD - Liquid Crystal Display. The Off Route - This occurs when the user leaves mapped roads. Off-road screen denoting parks, schools, etc. navigation screen. tracking dots (“breadcrumbs”) are See Map Screen Legend “Map Map Matching - The received GPS displayed if the option is enabled in Features”...

  • Page 138

    Glossary Unverified Streets - These streets have VP - Vehicle Position. When in map not been verified for turn restrictions, mode, this circular icon shows the one-way, etc. They are shown in light vehicle position on the map. Touch brown on the map. Unverified streets this icon to show the latitude, may be missing from the map, shown longitude, and elevation of your...

  • Page 139: Voice Command Index

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

  • Page 140: Navigation Display Commands

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

  • Page 141: Find Place Commands

    Find nearest: (find the nearest auto repair & maintenance amusement park selection) car wash & detailing golf course ACURA dealers motorcycle dealers historical monument HONDA dealers roadside assistance marina gas station check cashing movie theater hydrogen station currency exchange museum...

  • Page 142: Radio Voice Commands

    Voice Command Index Radio Voice Commands airport XM channel # (#: 1-255) automobile club XM channel up The system accepts these commands on most screens. bus station XM channel down Audio on* camping XM category up Audio off* commuter rail station XM category down Radio on* ferry terminal...

  • Page 143: Cd Voice Commands

    Voice Command Index CD Voice Commands PC Card Voice Commands AUX Voice Commands The system accepts these commands on The system accepts these commands on The system accepts these commands on most screens. most screens. most screens. CD play Card play AUX play (or Auxiliary play) CD play track # (#: 1-30) Card play track # (#: 1-30)

  • Page 144: Information Screen Voice Commands

    Voice Command Index Information Screen Voice Setup Screen (first) Commands Commands These are additional commands not The system accepts these commands on found on the Voice Command Help Setup screen (first). (For Setup screen screen available when viewing the (second), simply say what is written on Information screen.

  • Page 145: On-screen Commands

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

  • Page 146

    Voice Command Index Symbol Assist Definitions NOTE: The term “grave” used for these keys (À, È, Ì, and Ù) is pronounced like “save.” Navigation System 145...

  • Page 147: Index

    Index ......... 36 ........33 By Map Input Community ........32 ......39 By Places Continental USA ....40 ......... 76 By Previous Destinations Contrast ..78 Accessing the Address Book List ....41 ........ 73 By Today’s Destinations Convert (Unit) ADD TO Today’s ....

  • Page 148

    Lodging (Hotel/Motel) ......80 Edit/Delete Address ....... 121 Hawaii (Operation) ..41 Editing Today’s Destinations List ....... 81 Home Address ........33 Emergency Honda Automobile Customer ........96 Map Color .....22 Entering a Destination ........103 Service ......108 Map Coverage ......78 Entering Address ....

  • Page 149

    Index ......10 System Controls ....21 System Function Diagram ......93 System Information .........32, 36, 78 ....141 Name Radio Voice Commands ....... 97 System Initialization ......12 ........70 NAVI BACK button Read List ......99 System Limitations ......12 .........

  • Page 150

    Index ...........91 Vehicle .........7 Verified Streets ........47 View Routes .....69 Voice Command Help ....138 Voice Command Index .......12 Voice Control Basics ....93 Voice Recognition Feedback ..13 Voice Recognition, Improving ..........74 Volume ........11 ZOOM buttons Navigation System 149...

  • Page 151

    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 152

    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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