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4-124-113-21 (1)
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Instruction Manual
Personal Navigation System
Instruction Manual
NV-U74
©2008 Sony Corporation

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  • Page 1 4-124-113-21 (1) Instruction Manual Personal Navigation System Instruction Manual NV-U74 ©2008 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 2 Using the manuals The manuals for this unit consist of the following 3 guides. Before installing or operating the unit, read these manuals thoroughly and retain them for future reference. • Quick Start Guide Contains instructions on basic operations, such as installation, navigation operations, etc. After you have read this manual, you should be ready to start using the unit.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Basic Operations Menu operations ............. . 5 Gesture Command operations .
  • Page 4 Photo Playback Viewing photos ............. . 37 Photo playback controls .
  • Page 5: Basic Operations

    Basic Operations Common procedures to operate the system are explained. General operations can be performed on the touch screen. Gently touch the displayed icons with your finger. Note Do not press the display with excessive force. Do not use any sharp object, such as a pen, etc., to tap on the display.
  • Page 6 Other basic menu operations Touch cancel the setting “Cancel” confirm the selection/proceed to the next step “Done” or “OK” About the battery status indication The battery status can be checked by the indicator in the main menu. Indicator Status Adapter connected. Fully charged.
  • Page 7: Gesture Command Operations

    Gesture Command operations Frequently-used operations can be performed by assigning finger strokes such as a line, etc. For navigation In the map display (except in map scrolling mode), draw the command stroke as below. Make start navigation to your home (page 15) a circumflex start navigation to a destination stored in “Favorite 1”...
  • Page 8 For photo playback In the photo playback display, draw the command stroke as below. For details on photo playback, see page 37. Make start the slideshow (only when playback controls are shown) a dot skip to the previous file a horizontal line (right to left) skip to the next file a horizontal line (left to right) skip to the previous folder...
  • Page 9: Keyboard Operations

    Keyboard operations The keyboard display appears when you need to enter text. When entering addresses, you need only enter characters in upper case, as the system automatically converts them to appropriate characters. You can change the case or enter special characters/symbols when necessary.
  • Page 10 Touch enter an alphabetical character the desired character key enter a number the desired number key* enter a special character “À ŐŇ ” to switch to the special character keyboard, then the desired character; and “ABC” to switch back enter a symbol “@!?”...
  • Page 11: Navigation

    Navigation Checking the GPS status About the GPS status indication The GPS status can be checked by the color of the current position icon. If the current position is not displayed, touch VOICE/POS. to show the icon. Current position icon Indication Status Signals are insufficient for navigation.
  • Page 12 Viewing detailed GPS status information Detailed GPS status information, such as the latitude, longitude, etc., can be viewed to check if the current position is properly calculated. In the menu display, touch , “General,” then “GPS Status.”...
  • Page 13: Route Searching

    Route searching You can search for a route in various ways. The following route search methods are available. • “Address search” (page 13) • “Home search” (page 15) • “POI search” (page 15) • “Intersection search” (page 17) • “City center search” (page 18) •...
  • Page 14 Select the desired city in the list. If more than one address candidate exists, the list of candidates appears. In this case, select the desired address. The address confirmation display appears. Select “Go.” Route guidance starts. Street search If the house number is not known, a search can be made to an approximate point on the street. In the menu display, touch , then “Enter Address.”...
  • Page 15: Home Search

    Home search If you register your home, you can search for a route there. For details on registering your home, see page 42. In the menu display, touch , then “Take Me Home.” Route guidance starts. If you select “Take Me Home” without having registered a home address, the registration display automatically appears.
  • Page 16 By POI name You can search for a route to a POI by directly entering its name. In the menu display, touch , then “Find a Place.” The search method selection display appears. Select “Points of Interest.” Select “By Name.” The POI name input display appears.
  • Page 17: Intersection Search

    By POI category You can search for a route to a POI by selecting its category(ies). In the menu display, touch , then “Find a Place.” The search method selection display appears. Select “Points of Interest.” Select “Category.” The list of category candidates appears. Select the desired category.
  • Page 18: City Center Search

    City center search The city center can be set as a destination. In the menu display, touch , then “Find a Place.” The search method selection display appears. Select “Find City.” The city name input display appears. Enter the city name. The list of city candidates appears.
  • Page 19: Recent Destinations Search

    Changing a POI name/category in Quick Links In the menu display, touch , then “Find a Place.” Select “Quick Link Settings,” then the desired Quick Link. Select the desired setting method. Select To set By Name the POI name. Enter the name. Category the POI category.
  • Page 20: Address Book Search

    Address book search You can select the destination saved in the address book. For details on how to manage the address book, see page 35. In the menu display, touch , then “My Places.” The search method selection display appears. Select “Address Book.”...
  • Page 21: Option Menu In The Address/poi Confirmation Display

    Option menu in the address/POI confirmation display The option menu in the address/POI confirmation display provides various useful operations. When the confirmation display appears after setting a destination, select “Options,” then one of the following items. Item Purpose Save This Location* (page 35) Saves the selected point to the address book.
  • Page 22: Map Operations

    Map operations Indications on the map When no route guidance is in progress: A Current direction (page 44) B Current speed (page 44) C Current position/GPS status indication (page 11) D North indicator/current time E Current street name continue to next page r...
  • Page 23 During route guidance: Straight-ahead driving F Distance/ETA (Estimated Time of Arrival) to destination G Distance to next turn H Next instruction Approaching an intersection I Next turn instruction continue to next page r...
  • Page 24 Approaching an intersection (closer)* J Magnified view of an intersection (page 46) K Bar indication of the distance to next turn Approaching an intersection (even closer)* L Current position * You can set to hide the magnified view of an intersection (page 46). continue to next page r...
  • Page 25: Map Scrolling Mode

    Map scrolling mode You can switch to map scrolling mode by touching the map, whether during route guidance or not. By placing the desired point into the crosshair, you can view the information on the point or open the map options. Operations in map scrolling mode Operation scroll a map...
  • Page 26: Using The Map Tools

    Using the map tools The map tool bar appears when you touch “Options” on the map display. MENU VOICE/ POS. 1 To show the main menu. 2 To toggle the map orientation (heading up/north up). 3 During route guidance: To repeat the last voice guidance. In other cases: To return to the current position display.
  • Page 27 More map options More options are available by selecting “More…” in the map tool bar. Item Purpose Navigate to Here* Starts route guidance to the point. Save This Location (page 35) Saves the point to the address book. Edit Item* (page 41) Edits the address book entry.
  • Page 28: Route Planning

    Route planning Creating a new itinerary The procedure to create a new itinerary is explained below. In the menu display, touch , then “Route Planning.” Select “Route Planning,” then “Options.” Select “New Route.” The route planning display appears in which the current position is set as the start point. For details on how to change the start point, see “Editing route points”...
  • Page 29 After setting the route point, select “Done.” The route planning display reappears with the selected point added in the list. The last setting is listed as the final destination. Repeat step 4 to 6 to continue adding route points. Up to 10 route points can be set. Select “Calculate Route.”...
  • Page 30: Editing Route Points

    Editing route points You can edit the selected route points while creating an itinerary. Select the desired route point in the route planning display, then one of the following items. Item Purpose Change Location Shows the search method selection display to set the route point again.
  • Page 31: Option Menu For Route Planning

    Option menu for route planning The option menu in the route planning/route confirmation display provides various useful operations. When the route planning/route confirmation display appears, select “Options,” then one of the following items. Item Purpose Save Route Saves the current route. Select an unregistered line in the list, then enter the name.
  • Page 32: Adding An Interim Destination To The Current Route

    Adding an interim destination to the current route During route guidance, you can add an interim destination. In the menu display, touch , then select the desired search method to set the interim destination. For details on search methods, see “Route searching” on page 13. You can select the desired search method, except for home search and Favorites search.
  • Page 33: Route Confirmation

    Route confirmation Viewing the turn-by-turn list During route guidance, you can view the turn-by-turn list. In the map display, select “Options,” then “Turns.” The turn-by-turn list appears. Select the desired item to show the detailed information. continue to next page r...
  • Page 34: Viewing The Entire Route

    Viewing the entire route During route guidance, you can view the entire route to the destination. In the map display, select “Options,” then “Turns.” Select “Route Confirmation.” The entire route appears. To change the route calculation conditions 1 Select “Change Condition,” then the desired option. Route guidance starts.
  • Page 35: Destination Management

    Destination management Destinations on “Recent Destinations,” “Address Book,” and “Favorites” can be managed. Recent destinations You can delete the history of “Recent Destinations.” In the menu display, touch , “My Places,” then “Recent Destinations.” Select “Delete.” Select the item to delete. To select all items, select “All.”...
  • Page 36: Favorites

    Set the following items. Item Purpose Name Enters the name. Group Selects the group to categorize. To create a new group, select “New Group,” then enter the group name. Phone Enters the phone number. Icon Selects the icon to show on the map. To select from the facility icon list, select “Facilities Icons”...
  • Page 37: Photo Playback

    Photo Playback You can view photo files stored on a “Memory Stick Duo” inserted in the unit. Insert a “Memory Stick Duo” containing photo files shot by a Sony digital still camera in the unit. Supported photo file type • File format JPEG •...
  • Page 38: Photo Playback Controls

    Photo playback controls Touch the display if the photo playback controls are not shown. File name/shooting date and time 1 To exit the photo browser. 2 To select a file from the list. 3 To skip to the previous file. 4 To start the slideshow.
  • Page 39: Photo Settings

    Photo settings The following photo settings are configurable. In the photo file list, select “Settings” c the desired item c the desired option. Item Purpose Playing Interval Sets the slideshow interval. Repeat Repeats the slideshow. Slideshow Range Plays slideshow of all photo files in a “Memory Stick Duo”...
  • Page 40: Settings

    Settings The setting menu includes the following categories. • “Route Planning” (page 40) • “Address Book” (page 41) • “General” (page 42) • “Map” (page 44) • “Route Profile” (page 45) • “Guide” (page 46) Route planning settings The following route planning settings are configurable. c “Route Planning”...
  • Page 41: Address Book Settings

    Address book settings The following address book settings are configurable. c “Address Book” c the desired item c the desired option. In the menu display, touch Item Purpose Edit Item Edits the address book entry. Select the group, then one of the following items.
  • Page 42: General Settings

    General settings The following settings related to the system are configurable. c “General” c the desired item c the desired option. In the menu display, touch Item Purpose Volume (Operation Sound) Presets the volume level for touch screen operation sound: “Level 3,” “Level 2,” “Level 1,”...
  • Page 43 Item Purpose GUI Day / Night Mode Selects the color theme of menu displays. Power Saving (Display OFF) Turns off the display automatically after several minutes of inactivity: “ON,” “OFF.” Keyboard Style (page 9) Selects the keyboard type: “QWERTY + 123,”...
  • Page 44: Map Settings

    Map settings The following map display settings are configurable. c “Map” c the desired item c the desired option. In the menu display, touch Item Purpose 2D / 3D Map View Selects the default map view. – “2D”: Overhead view. –...
  • Page 45: Route Profile Settings

    Route profile settings The following route profile settings are configurable. In the menu display, touch c “Route Profile” c the desired item c the desired option. Item Purpose Ferries Allows the use of ferries/avoids them unless no alternative is available: “Allow,” “Avoid.” Driving Route History Uses the driving route history when calculating the route: “Use,”...
  • Page 46: Guidance Settings

    Guidance settings The following route guidance settings are configurable. In the menu display, touch c “Guide” c the desired item c the desired option. Item Purpose Volume (Guide) Presets the volume level for voice guidance: “Level 3,” “Level 2,” “Level 1,” “OFF.” Voice Attention (Merge) Activates the audio warning on merge: “ON,”...
  • Page 47: Using The Pc Application Software

    Using the PC Application Software You can install the PC application software to your computer. Using the software, you can manage various data to use on the unit. System requirements Computer • IBM PC/AT compatible machines • USB port • Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional with Service Pack 4 (or later) •...
  • Page 48: Installing The Software

    Installing the software Connect the unit to your computer with the supplied USB cable. Open “My Computer,” the drive corresponding to the unit, then the readme file. Follow the instructions in the readme file to install the software. Connecting the unit to your computer Turn on the unit and your computer.
  • Page 49: Starting The Software

    2 To manage the map data (page 51). 3 To manage the address book data (page 52). 4 To upgrade the firmware (page 54). 5 To select the language for software on-screen displays. 6 To access to the Sony navigation support site.
  • Page 50: Guidance Voice Data Management

    Guidance voice data management You can transfer guidance voice data from your computer to the unit, using the software. Before starting, connect the unit to your computer and start the software. You can also transfer data to the “Memory Stick Duo” inserted in the unit. Select “Guidance Voice Manager.”...
  • Page 51: Map Data Management

    Map data management You can transfer and replace the map data on the unit, using the software (e.g., to restore map data if necessary). Before starting, connect the unit to your computer and start the software. Select “Map Manager.” If the map data does not appear, select “Browse,” then specify the data location. In the list, select the map to transfer, then Select “OK.”...
  • Page 52: Address Book Data Management

    Address book data management Address book data on the unit or your computer can be managed, using the software. You can transfer or import the address book data on the unit or your computer. Editing the address book data on your computer You can edit the address book data on your computer, using the software.
  • Page 53: Transferring Address Book Data From Your Computer To The Unit

    Transferring address book data from your computer to the unit You can transfer address book data from your computer to the unit, using the software. Before starting, connect the unit to your computer and start the software. Select “Address Book Manager.” Select If the data does not appear in the list, select “Browse,”...
  • Page 54: Firmware Upgrade

    Firmware upgrade You can upgrade the firmware on the unit, using the software. For details, visit the website below: http://esupport.sony.com/ES/LA...

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