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2010 Element
Navigation Manual
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  • Page 1 2010 Element Navigation Manual (Unlinked) This document does not contain hyperlinks and may be formatted for printing instead of web use. 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

    Introduction ...4 Manual Overview ...4 System Overview ...4 Accessories Precautions ...5 Important Safety Information ...5 Map Overview ...6 Current Street ... 6 Verified/Unverified Street... 6 User Agreement ...8 Getting Started ...10 System Controls ...10 Voice Control Basics...12 Using the Voice Control System ... 13 Improving Voice Recognition ...
  • Page 3 Table of Contents Icon Options ... 58 Going Off the Route ...60 Off-road Tracking...60 Viewing/Saving the Current Location...61 Pop-Ups and Disclaimers ...62 Changing the Route ...63 Change Route By Screen ... 63 Waypoints ... 63 Reroute: Avoid Streets ... 65 Reroute: Detour...
  • Page 4 Honda Automobile Customer Service ...103 Visiting Your Dealer ...104 Obtaining a Navigation Update DVD ...104 Changing the DVD ...105 PC Card Operation ...106 Inserting the PC Card... 106 Voice Control of PC Card Functions... 106 CD/CD-R Operation...106 Voice Control of CD Functions ... 107 Coverage Areas...108...
  • Page 5: Introduction

    Introduction Manual Overview The manual is divided into the following sections: • Getting Started - A basic introduction that discusses the controls and how to communicate with the system. • Entering a Destination - How to enter an address or locate a point of interest (POI).
  • Page 6: Accessories Precautions

    The navigation system applies location, direction, and speed information to the maps and calculates a route to the destination you enter. As you drive to that destination, the system provides map and voice guidance. The navigation system is easy to use. The locations of many places of business and entertainment are already entered in the system.
  • Page 7: Map Overview

    Introduction WARNING Using the navigation system while driving can take your attention away from the road, causing a crash in which you could be seriously injured or killed. Follow all operating instructions and safety information in this manual. While driving, do not look at the screen or operate the system controls for more than a second or so at a time, and only after deciding you can do so safely.
  • Page 8 Verified streets (dark colored) These roads are found within metropolitan areas, and When include interstate freeways and major roads displayed connecting cities. Shown on daytime map screen as black or red, such as Street color interstate freeways. The database vendor has verified these streets. Information like turn restrictions, average speed, and Map quality whether it is a one-way street have been gathered and...
  • Page 9: User Agreement

    User Agreement In using this DVD “Satellite Linked Navigation System” (the “DVD”), which includes HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD. software, ALPINE ELECTRONICS, INC. software, NAVTEQ database contents, INFO USA CORPORATION database, and ZENRIN CO. database contents (hereinafter referred to as “Licensors”), you are bound by the terms and conditions set forth below.
  • Page 10 • The terms and conditions hereof apply to all subsequent users and owners as well as to the original purchaser. • The logos of oil companies, hotels, convenience stores, and other businesses are displayed for your information and convenience, and in no way imply any sponsorship, approval or endorsement of these companies, or their products.
  • Page 11: Getting Started

    Getting Started System Controls Navigation System AUDIO button OPEN button Screen Joystick/ENT button INFO button MAP/GUIDE button MENU button SETUP button CANCEL button ZOOM (IN)/ OUT) buttons OPEN button Tilts the screen down to access the CD, DVD, and PC Card slots. CLOSE button Return the screen to the original position.
  • Page 12 Joystick/ENT button Moves left, right, up, and down to move the highlighting around the display, to scroll through lists, or to look around a displayed map. After making a selection in a menu or list, push in on the joystick to enter the selection into the system.
  • Page 13: Voice Control Basics

    Getting Started Voice Control Basics Your vehicle has a voice control system that allows hands-free operation of most of the navigation system functions. You can also control the audio. The voice control system uses the NAVI TALK and NAVI BACK buttons on the steering wheel and a microphone near the map lights on the ceiling.
  • Page 14: Using The Voice Control System

    Using the Voice Control System You should use the voice control system as much as possible, and consider manual entry using the joystick as a backup method of entry. Most of the system’s functions can be controlled by voice commands activated with the NAVI TALK button.
  • Page 15: Selecting An Item (Button) On The Screen

    Getting Started • After pressing and releasing the NAVI TALK button, wait for the beep, then give a voice command. • Give a voice command in a clear, natural speaking voice without pausing between words. • If the system cannot recognize your command because of background noise, speak louder.
  • Page 16: Using The On-Screen Keyboard

    Using the On-screen Keyboard When the system needs input from you, the display changes to a keyboard. Use the displayed letters to enter the information. Enter each letter by one of the following methods: • Using the voice control system, say the desired letter on the screen.
  • Page 17: System Start-Up

    Getting Started Each entered letter will appear at the top of the display. Say or select Space to enter a space between words. Say or select Delete to erase a letter entered incorrectly. When entering an address, the system searches the database for words that match the letters you are entering.
  • Page 18 Read this disclaimer carefully so you understand it before continuing. Push in on the joystick, or touch OK, and the map screen will appear on the display. The “OK” cannot be activated by voice. NOTE: If you do not select OK, and then enter the Setup or Information screens, some items are not available and will show up as darkened buttons (grayed out).
  • Page 19: Map Screen Legend

    Getting Started Map Screen Legend Map Orientation Breadcrumbs (see page 55) “North Up” “Heading Up” GPS Signal Strength : Best Reception : Good Reception Missing: Poor/No Reception Current Map Scale (see page 54) No Entry Icon ICON Button (see page 58) Vehicle Position (see page 61) (Use voice command “Display the current location,”...
  • Page 20: Map Screen Description

    Map Screen Description Zoom In/Out Use the ZOOM buttons to change the scale of the map. Zooming in increases the detail, while zooming out gives you a wide area view. After changing the scale, give the system a few moments to update the display.
  • Page 21: System Function Diagram

    Getting Started System Function Diagram This diagram shows the navigation system features, starting at the center and working outward in layers. The navigation program starts at “Key ON,” and then displays the globe screen (blue). If OK is selected on the Disclaimer screen, the functions in the yellow segments of the diagram become available in the Setup and Information...
  • Page 22: Entering A Destination

    When you press the MENU button, the display changes to: Address (see page 22) This selection requires you to enter the city (and possibly the state) and the address that you want to go to. Intersection (see page 26) This selection allows you to enter the names of two intersecting streets in a city.
  • Page 23: By Address

    Entering a Destination By Address After you select Address from the Enter destination by screen, the display changes to: Tip: • When entering an address by voice, it is more efficient to say the city name first, then the street name. •...
  • Page 24 To enter the city name by voice spelling, say or select CHANGE TO Spell Mode on the Say city name screen, and the display will change to the Enter city name screen. Say the city name by saying individual letters, or words that represent the letters, one at a time.
  • Page 25: Selecting The Street

    Entering a Destination If the system does not find an exact match, select List when you finish entering the name of the city. Most of the cities and towns for that state are listed. Listings of cities and towns in the non- detailed coverage area may have an asterisk “*”...
  • Page 26 The system has a talk back function. If your spoken letter is not recognized, the system will talk back to you. For example, if you say “E” but the system does not recognize the command, it will ask you, “Please select the number of the input letter from the list,”...
  • Page 27: Entering The Street Number

    Entering a Destination Entering the Street Number After you have completed the street name, the display changes to the Enter street number screen. Use the voice control system and say the address number as a continuous string of numbers. For example, the address 1527 should be spoken as “One, five, two, seven.”...
  • Page 28: Selecting The State Or Province

    NOTE: • If you find that your city is not listed, it may be part of a larger metropolitan area. Try entering the street first. • Prior to departure, you can set areas to avoid. The system then includes them in its calculations for the destination you have entered.
  • Page 29 Entering a Destination The system has a talk back function. If your spoken letter is not recognized, the system will talk back to you. For example, if you say “E” but the system does not recognize the command, it will ask you, “Please select the number of the input letter from the list,”...
  • Page 30: Selecting The Street

    Selecting the Street By Voice Control: After you have selected the city, or if you say “Street” on the Find intersection by screen, the display changes to the Say street name screen. Say the street name and the searching will begin. To enter the street name by voice spelling, say or select CHANGE TO Spell Mode on the Say street name...
  • Page 31 Entering a Destination By Touch Control: After you have selected the city, or if you select Street in the beginning, the display changes to the Enter street name screen. Use the on-screen keyboard to enter one of the names (like ELM or 42ND) of the intersecting streets.
  • Page 32: By Places

    By Places After you select Places from the Enter destination by screen, the display changes to: There are three ways to find a place or point of interest (POI), by Category, Name, or Phone Number. Let’s assume you want to find a coffee shop (restaurant) called “Bucks.”...
  • Page 33: Finding The Place By Category

    Entering a Destination Finding the Place by Category The Category option gives you a list of categories or types of businesses to select from with the following screen: Tip: If you are not sure of the spelling of a place, the best way to find it is to use the keyword search.
  • Page 34 Sewing/Linen Clothing Shoes/Bags Groceries Sporting Goods Home Improvement Toys/Arts/Crafts Mall/Department Store Travel Airport Parking Lot Automobile Club Rental Car Agency Bed & Breakfast Resort Bus Station Rest Area Camping Ski Area Commuter Rail Station Tourist Attraction Ferry Terminal Tourist Information...
  • Page 35 Entering a Destination Place Name by Keyword If you do not know the exact name of the destination, you can find the place with a keyword. When you select this option, the display changes to: You can find your destination with a keyword using the Sort by Distance to Travel option or City Vicinity option.
  • Page 36: Finding The Place By Name

    Sort by Distance to Travel When you select this option, the system gives you a list of all the places in the subcategory. This list is arranged by distance from your current location, with the closest at the top of the list. The distance and direction to the destination at the top of the list are shown in the screen.
  • Page 37: Finding The Place By Phone Number

    Entering a Destination Finding the Place by Phone Number The Phone Number option allows you to select a destination by its telephone number. Only telephone numbers stored in the system under the Places (of business) option are recognized. The system does not contain residential telephone numbers, or numbers you may have entered in your personal Address Book.
  • Page 38 If desired, use the ZOOM buttons to change the map scale. When you have the crosshairs on the desired icon, map feature, or road, push in on the joystick. The address of the location will appear at the top of the screen. NOTE: The selected icon or road segment is displayed on the 1/2 mile (800 meter) or...
  • Page 39: Showing The Map Of City

    Entering a Destination Showing the Map of City With the City selection, the display changes to the Enter city name screen. When you have entered the desired city, the display changes to a map. The starting location will be the central position in the selected city.
  • Page 40: Showing The Map Of Continental Usa

    If this is the desired address, push in on the joystick again. If not, use the joystick to reposition the crosshairs, then push in on the joystick again to display the new address. If you selected a single icon or road segment, push in on the joystick again to select the new address.
  • Page 41: By Previous Destinations

    Entering a Destination By Previous Destinations Every time you route to a destination, that destination is saved by the system. Up to 50 destinations can be stored. Select Previous Destinations from the Enter destination by screen to choose one of those destinations. After you select Previous Destinations, the display lists the last 50 destinations entered, with the most...
  • Page 42: By Today's Destinations

    By Today’s Destinations You can create a “trip” by combining up to five destinations previously selected on the Calculate route to screen. Select Today’s Destinations from the Enter destination by screen and the display changes to: NOTE: If Today’s Destinations is grayed out, there are no Today’s Destinations entered.
  • Page 43: By Address Book

    Entering a Destination The display then changes to show you all the current entries on the Today’s Destinations list. Press the MENU button to return to the Enter destination by screen. The system automatically sorts the destinations stored in the Today’s Destinations list for the best path.
  • Page 44: Adding Addresses To The Personal Address Book

    The system then displays a list of the places entered in your personal Address Book. Selecting Category, you can sort the displayed addresses by ALL, BUSINESS, PERSONAL, or by other categories you may create. Scroll through the list to find your desired destination.
  • Page 45: By Go Home

    Entering a Destination By Go Home Selecting Go Home from the Enter destination by screen takes you home or to a frequently used address you have chosen. If a Go Home PIN has been set in Setup, the system prompts you to enter your PIN.
  • Page 46: Driving To Your Destination

    Driving to Your Destination A route typically has three phases. • Initial route calculation (Calculate route to screen) (see page 45). • Change the route while en route (see page 63). • Resume the route when restarting the engine (see Continue Trip Screen on page 68).
  • Page 47: Changing The Routing Method

    Driving to Your Destination Changing the Routing Method The system lets you select the way you want to drive to your destination. Before selecting OK to calculate a route, you can change the routing method by using the CHANGE METHOD scroll bar back ( ) or forward ( ) buttons.
  • Page 48: Viewing The Routes

    Viewing the Routes Touching View Routes on the Calculate route to screen allows you to scroll through and view the various routes (Direct, Easy, Maximize Freeways, etc.) to your destination. If you select View Routes, the display changes to: NOTE: •...
  • Page 49: Viewing The Destination Map

    Driving to Your Destination Viewing the Destination Map Touching View Dest. Map displays a map of the destination vicinity. Press the CANCEL or NAVI BACK button to return. You can view the destination map anytime while en route by saying, “Display destination map.”...
  • Page 50: Guidance Prompts

    Guidance Prompts As you get near the maneuver, you will hear a voice reminder and see a pop-up window showing you the maneuver. The number of reminders that you will hear before a maneuver is determined by Guidance Prompts in Setup on page 75.
  • Page 51: Map Screen Legend

    Driving to Your Destination Map Screen Legend Distance to Destination (see page 52) Direction of Destination (When en route) No Entry Icon (see page 52) Map Orientation (see page 55) “North Up” “Heading Up” Map Scale Adjustment (Mile or km per half-inch appears only when you ZOOM IN or OUT.) (see page 54)
  • Page 52: Guidance Screen

    Guidance Screen The guidance screen offers an alternative way to view your route information. Many of the icons and screen features are similar to those on the map screen. While driving to your destination, press the MAP/GUIDE button to switch between the map and guidance screens.
  • Page 53: Distance And Time To Destination

    Driving to Your Destination Distance and Time to Destination When you select a destination, the distance to the destination is the actual road distance of the calculated route, and not “as the crow flies.” When viewing a list of destinations (points of interest), such as restaurants, the distance is “as the crow flies”...
  • Page 54: Exit Info

    Exit Info. (Freeway Exit Information) You can search freeway exit information and add new destinations or waypoints to the calculated route as a new destination or waypoint. The exit info icon ( ) on the right end of the items in the direction list indicates that there is freeway exit information available.
  • 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 140) 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

    Map Orientation The map can be orientated two ways: • North-up: North pointing up as you would normally view a paper map. • Heading-up: The map constantly rotates so the road you are driving on always points up (as you see the road through your front windshield).
  • Page 57: Landmark Icons

    Driving to Your Destination The display automatically changes to the map screen when you reach your destination. Press the MENU button to return to the Enter destination by screen. NOTE: • For information on the available voice commands, see Voice Command Index on page 139.
  • Page 58 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 Touching the ICON button on the map screen displays the following screen: The screen consists of the following items: Icon Bar (row of icon symbols) The icon bar allows you to manually select the icons that are displayed on the map (see page 56 for a list of these icons).
  • Page 60 For instance, let’s assume that hospital icons are not displayed on the map. You would do the following: • First, you would ensure that the OTHER ICON button on the Icon bar is blue (see Icon Bar on page 58). •...
  • Page 61: Going Off The Route

    Driving to Your Destination Going Off the Route If you leave the calculated route, “Recalculating...” is displayed at the top of the screen. The system will recalculate the route from your current location and direction to the desired destination, and then give you a new route instruction.
  • Page 62: Viewing/Saving The Current Location

    Viewing/Saving the Current Location Whenever you are on a map screen, you can always obtain your current location either by touching the Vehicle Position icon or by using the voice control system and saying “Display current location.” A screen pops up which shows the address of your current location, as well as the latitude, longitude, and elevation.
  • Page 63: Pop-Ups And Disclaimers

    Driving to Your Destination Pop-Ups and Disclaimers When you say “OK” in the Calculate Route to screen, or if you change your route, the system checks your route and provides you with pop-up messages for the following situations: • Your route takes you into an area that you previously set as an “Avoid Area”...
  • Page 64: Changing The Route

    Changing the Route While en route, you may wish to alter your route, add an interim “Waypoint” (pit stop), choose a different destination, or cancel your current destination. To change your present route, you can do any of the following: Say “Menu,”...
  • Page 65 Driving to Your Destination When you enter waypoints, they appear on the map screen as small red flags numbered 1-5. Navigation System Adding Waypoints From the Change route by screen, if you say or select Search Places on Route, then the Select a search method screen is displayed.
  • Page 66: Reroute: Avoid Streets

    Deleting Waypoints From the Change route by screen, if you say “Delete” or select Delete, then the Select a waypoint to delete screen is displayed. Say the line number of the waypoint(s) you wish to delete, or select them by using the joystick. Say or select Done to return to the map screen.
  • Page 67: Cancel Current Route

    Driving to Your Destination Cancel Current Route Cancels the current route (and any waypoints) and returns you to the map screen. Back to Current Route Returns you to the original map screen. Navigation System Changing Your Destination There are four methods by which you can change or add a waypoint to your route.
  • Page 68 When the Select a place screen is displayed, select an item from the list, and the Calculate route to screen is displayed. After you select OK, you can select either Set as New Destination or Set as Waypoint for your specified position.
  • Page 69: Entering A Destination From The Menu Screen (While En Route)

    Driving to Your Destination Entering a Destination from the Menu Screen (while en route) If you say “Menu” or press the MENU button twice, the system displays the Enter destination by screen. Follow the procedure described in Entering a Destination, which begins on page 21. After selecting OK to the Calculate route to screen, your new location can be used either as a waypoint or as a...
  • Page 70: Information Features

    Information Screen When you say “Information” or press the INFO button, the display changes to: NOTE: If some items appear to be grayed out and cannot be selected, it is because you did not select OK on the initial Disclaimer screen (see System Start-up on page 16).
  • Page 71: Map Legend

    Information Features When you make a command help selection under any of the help screens, you will see the help commands that can be used with the voice control. You can say or select Read List, and the system will read the list to you. For a listing of all voice commands, see Voice Command Index on page 139.
  • Page 72: Entering Your Schedule

    You can scroll through the calendar day by day by moving the joystick, or select the day by voice. To change the month, say “Next” or “Previous,” use the ZOOM buttons, or touch the triangles at the top of the screen. If you say or select List, your entries are listed.
  • Page 73: Calculator

    Information Features Done Once you have finished entering the schedule, say or select Done. The Calendar screen is redisplayed and a message icon appears. NOTE: • Only one entry can be stored for each calendar day. • A maximum of 50 entries can be stored in the calendar.
  • Page 74: System Setup

    Setup Mode The Setup function consists of two different screens that allow you to change and update information in the system. To display the Setup screens, use the voice control system and say “Setup” or press the SETUP button. To change to another Setup screen, say or select More in the upper right corner of the screen.
  • Page 75: Display

    System Setup Display There are two screen display modes: Day Mode Night Mode Day and Night. The recommended setting is Auto, which automatically switches the screen between Day and Night modes as you turn the headlights on or off. You can select Day or Night mode to override the Auto mode.
  • Page 76: Guidance Prompts

    When you select Clock in Setup or the Disclaimer screen times out, the clock screen is displayed (see page 17). DISPLAY OFF When you touch the DISPLAY OFF button, the screen is turned off. Voice guidance will continue to work in this mode.
  • Page 77: Setup Screen (Second)

    System Setup Setup Screen (second) Say or select More to view additional Setup functions and the following screen appears: Navigation System Personal Information From the Setup screen (second), say or select Personal Information and the following screen appears: Address Book The Address Book allows up to a total of 200 address entries.
  • Page 78 Accessing the Address Book List After selecting Address Book, the system prompts you to select User 1 or User 2. If an Address Book PIN has been set, the system prompts you to enter your PIN. Verify that the correct user is displayed, then enter your PIN.
  • Page 79 System Setup Edit Address When you say or select Edit Address, the display changes to: Current Position - Allows you to use your current position as the address. Address - Requires you to enter the city and address you wish to store. The operation is the same as selecting Address from the Enter destination by screen (see page 22).
  • Page 80 Edit Category If desired, you can specify the category of the address. Say or select Edit Category to display the Select a category screen. Scroll the screen and select a category by saying the number next to your choice, or by touching the item. If you wish to set, add, or edit a new category, select Edit Category in the upper right corner on the screen.
  • Page 81: Home Address

    System Setup Home Address This feature lets you return “Home” from any location simply by saying “Go home” at the map screen. Alternatively, you can select Go Home on the Enter destination by screen (see By Go Home on page 44). Enter the name, address, and phone number in the same way as entering a personal address, then say or select...
  • Page 82: User Name

    4. If you have entered the PIN correctly, the display changes to the Please re- enter new PIN screen. Enter the same number, then touch Done to validate the number you have selected. 5. If you have entered the same number both times, the display returns to the Edit personal information screen.
  • Page 83: Routing & Guidance

    System Setup 4. Say or select Done to perform the deletion, and the display returns to the previous screen. Tip: You can delete all addresses by selecting Delete All. Navigation System Routing & Guidance From the Setup screen (second), say or select Routing &...
  • Page 84: Unverified Area Routing

    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) Decision: The driver wishes to navigate manually by using the...
  • Page 85 System Setup Unverified Area Routing When driving to your destination, you have the choice of using or not using “unverified” roads. You make this choice in the Setup screen (second). The next few pages contain an example of a route to a destination in an unverified area explaining the routing differences found in unverified areas.
  • Page 86 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 87 System Setup With Unverified Area Routing Off, 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. No guidance is provided, and there are no directions to the destination.
  • Page 88: Edit Avoid Area

    Edit Avoid Area This function allows you to select areas you wish to avoid when calculating a route to your destination. You can select up to five areas to avoid. You may wish to set up an “avoid area” to route around long-term road construction, closures, or any area you wish to avoid.
  • Page 89 System Setup NOTE: The maximum size of the “Avoid area” is 1/4 of the navigation display screen regardless of the map scale setting. The selected area will be displayed as a shaded box with a yellow border. Push in on the joystick to set the end point of the avoided area.
  • Page 90: Edit Waypoint Search Area

    Edit Waypoint Search Area When driving en route to your destination, you can select a temporary destination waypoint (marked with a small flag on the map) along your route for gas, a restaurant, or other POI. When you resume your trip from the waypoint, the system continues the trip to your original destination.
  • Page 91: Guidance Mode

    System Setup Guidance Mode Allows you to select the guidance display mode: Single Screen or Split Screen. To get to Guidance Mode from the Setup screen, select in sequence, “More,” “Routing & Guidance,” and “Guidance Mode.” The factory default is Single Screen. NOTE: The Guidance Mode can also be selected on the Icon Selection screen.
  • Page 92: Correct Vehicle Position

    Correct Vehicle Position The system relies on satellites for positioning information. Buildings, tunnels, and other objects can block or reflect these signals, requiring the system to use “dead reckoning” to determine your location and direction. This can sometimes lead to small errors in positioning, such as showing you on an adjacent street.
  • Page 93: System Information

    System Setup System Information From the Setup screen (second), say or select System Information and the following screen appears: This information is for dealer use only. For ordering updates, use the version number stamped on the label (as Ver. X. XX) of the navigation DVD.
  • Page 94: Clock Settings

    Clock Settings From the Setup screen (second), say or select Clock Settings and the following screen appears: Clock Adjustment When you select Clock Adjustment, the following screen appears: This screen allows you to set or adjust the following: • Auto Daylight Saving Time (Default = On) •...
  • Page 95: Clock Type

    System Setup Auto Time Zone by GPS Sets automatic time zone selection by GPS to On or Off. If you are driving across the country and passing through time zones, then this feature will automatically set the time to the time zone you are traveling through.
  • Page 96: Color

    Color From the Setup screen (second), say or select Color and the following screen appears: Map Color Allows you to choose the map color from one of four colors for the Day and Night modes. Say or select Return to return to the previous screen.
  • Page 97: Rearview Camera

    System Setup Rearview Camera Your vehicle is equipped with a rearview camera as shown in the illustration. Rearview Camera Whenever you shift to R (Reverse) with the ignition switch in the ON (II) position, the rear view is shown on the navigation screen.
  • Page 98: System Initialization

    System Initialization If for any reason you lose power to the navigation system (e.g., the battery was disconnected), the navigation system will require initialization. Once completed, your system will be ready to use. This initialization requires the following: • Entry of the 4-digit anti-theft security code.
  • Page 99: Gps Initialization

    System Initialization GPS Initialization Depending on the length of time the battery was disconnected, your system may require GPS initialization. If it does, the following screen appears: The navigation system lost power and is acquiring its location from the GPS satellites. This usually takes less than 10 minutes.
  • Page 100: System Limitations

    Although your navigation system is one of the most highly sophisticated pieces of equipment you will find in a modern automobile, you may find during its use that it has certain limitations. The system uses GPS signals to aid in determining its current location.
  • 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

    You will find that some points of interest (POI) may be missing when you search the database. This can be caused if at the time the database was gathered, the name was misspelled, the place was improperly categorized, or the POI change is not yet in the database.
  • Page 103 Database Limitations • Traffic congestion • Travel time We assume no liability for any incident that may result from an error in the program, or from changed conditions not noted above. 102 Navigation System Copyrights • infoUSA-Data: Certain business data provided by infoUSA, Inc., Omaha, Nebraska, Copyright ©...
  • Page 104: Customer Assistance

    GPS-related errors, see Frequently Asked Questions on page 124, System Limitations on page 99, or Troubleshooting on page 134. Customer Assistance Honda Automobile Customer Service Telephone: (800) 999-1009 Fax: (310) 783-3273 Mail: Honda Navi America Honda Motor Co., Inc.
  • Page 105: Visiting Your Dealer

    Owner’s Manual or the Technology Reference Guide. 104 Navigation System • Call Honda Customer Relations (see “Honda Automobile Customer Service” on page 103). • For database or POI issues, follow the guidelines in the “Reporting Errors” section (see page 103).
  • Page 106: Changing The Dvd

    Changing the DVD NOTE: The system’s database is stored on a removable DVD. The system will not work without the DVD. Ensure the door remains closed at all times. 1. Remove the DVD while the ignition switch is in the ACCESSORY (I) position or in the ON (II) position.
  • Page 107: Pc Card Operation

    Customer Assistance PC Card Operation A PC card with WMA or MP3 audio files can be played through the audio system and controlled using the navigation voice control system. PC card (PCMCIA) adaptors and various media chips can be purchased at any computer store.
  • 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 The system provides map coverage for the lower 48 U.S. states, Hawaii, and southern Canada. The U.S. map coverage consists of accurately mapped (verified) metropolitan areas (in the following list) and a less accurate (unverified) rural database. Canada coverage consists of major metropolitan areas and major roads connecting the metropolitan areas within about 100...
  • Page 110 Florida Cape Canaveral/Cocoa Beach/ Titusville Dixie County Florida Keys Fort Myers Metro area – including Naples Fort Pierce Gainesville Jacksonville Metro – including St. Johns County Miami/Fort Lauderdale/West Palm Beach Metro Orlando/Daytona Beach/Melbourne area – including Osceola County Panama City Pensacola Tallahassee Tampa Bay/St.
  • Page 111 Coverage Areas Louisiana Baton Rouge Lafayette New Orleans Metro Shreveport Maine Bangor Bar Harbor/Acadia National Park Portland/Lewiston/Auburn Maryland State of (partial) - Baltimore/ Washington D.C. Metro – including Charles and Carroll Counties Cumberland Ocean City Massachusetts Boston/Cape Cod Metro Cape Cod Springfield Metro area Complete coverage of all cities in Barnstable, Berkshire, Bristol,...
  • Page 112 New Jersey Camden Metro Newark Metro Southern New Jersey – including Atlantic City/Cape May/ Cumberland Metro Trenton Metro – including Ocean and Hunterdon Counties New Mexico Albuquerque Las Cruces Santa Fe Taos Ski Resorts New York Binghamton Buffalo – including Erie and Niagara Counties Eastern New York –...
  • Page 113 Coverage Areas South Carolina Beaufort Charleston Columbia Greenville/Spartanburg – including additional cities in Greenville and Spartanburg Counties Myrtle Beach Metro Rock Hill Metro Sumter/Florence South Dakota Rapid City Sioux Falls Tennessee Chattanooga Chester County Franklin County Johnson City/Kingsport/Bristol Knoxville/Farragut Metro Memphis Metro –...
  • Page 114: Canada Detailed Coverage Areas

    West Virginia Charleston Harper’s Ferry Metro Huntington Morgantown Parkersburg Wisconsin Appleton Beloit Eau Claire Green Bay Janesville Kenosha County La Crosse Madison Lake Geneva Milwaukee Metro – including Milwaukee, Ozaukee, Washington, and Waukesha Counties Neenah Oshkosh Racine Sheboygan Wausau Wyoming Cheyenne Jackson Ski Resorts Canada Detailed Coverage Areas...
  • Page 115 Coverage Areas Fraser Valley Abbottsford Chilliwack Mission Squamish-Lillooet Lillooet Pemberton Squamish Whistler Thompson-Nicola Kamloops Central Okanagan Kelowna Peachland Okanagan-Similkamen Penticton Summerland Victoria Capital Central Saanich Colwood Esquimalt Highlands Langford Metchosin North Saanich Oak Bay 114 Navigation System Saanich Sidney Sooke Victoria View Royal MANITOBA...
  • Page 116 Grey Blue Mountains Chatsworth Georgian Bluffs Meaford Grey Highlands Hanover Owen Sound Southgate West Grey Haldimand Haldimand Halton Burlington Halton Mills Milton Oakville Hamilton Hamilton Kawartha Lakes Kawartha Lakes Lambton Brooke-Alvinston Dawn-Euphemia Enniskillen Lambton Shores Oil Springs Petrolia Plympton-Wyoming Point Edward Sarnia St Clair Warwick...
  • Page 117 Coverage Areas Norfolk Norfolk Northumberland Alnwick/Haldimand Brighton Cobourg Cramahe Hamilton Twp Port Hope Trent Hills Ottawa Ottawa Oxford Blandford-Blenheim East Zorra-Tavistock Ingersoll Norwich South-West Oxford Tillsonburg Woodstock Zorra Peel Brampton Caledon Mississauga 116 Navigation System Perth North Perth Perth East Perth South St.
  • Page 118 Wellington Centre Wellington Erin Guelph Guelph/Eramosa Mapleton Minto Puslinch Wellington North York Aurora East Gwillimbury Georgina King Markham Newmarket Richmond Hill Vaughan Whitchurch-Stouffville Windsor Essex Amherstburg Essex Kingsville Lakeshore Lasalle Leamington Pelee Tecumseh Windsor Inter-Town (partial) Coverage Counties/Districts/Regional Municipalities Brant Bruce Chatham-Kent Dufferin...
  • Page 119 Coverage Areas QUÉBEC Montreal-Laurentians Beauharnois-Salaberry Beauharnois Salaberry-de-Valleyfield Ste-Martine É tienne-de-Beauharnois St-Louis-de-Gonzague St-Stanislas-de-Kostka St-Urbain-Premier Deux-Montagnes Deux-Montagnes Pointe-Calumet St-Eustache St-Joseph-du-Lac Ste-Marthe-sur-le-Lac St-Placide L’Assomption Charlemagne L’Assomption L’Èpiphanie L’Èpiphanie Paroisse Repentigny St-Sulpice 118 Navigation System La Rivìere-du-Nord Prévost St-Colomban St-Hippolyte St-Jèrôme Ste-Sophie La Vallee-du-Richelieu Beloeil Caringnan Chambly...
  • Page 120 Les-Jardins-De-Napierville Hemmingford Hemmingford Village Napierville St-Bernard-de-Lacolle â St-Cyprien-de-Ch teauguay É douard St-Jacques-le-Mineur St-Michel St-Patrice-de-Sherrington é St-R Les Laurentides Amherst Arundel Barkmere Brèbeuf Huberdeau La Conception La Minerve Labelle Lac-Supèrieur Lantier Mont-Tremblant Montcalm St-Faustin-Lac-Carrè Ste-Agathe-des-Monts Ste-Lucie-des-Laurentides Val-David Val-des-Lacs Val-Morin Les Moulins Mascouche Terrebonne Les Pays-D’en-Haut...
  • Page 121 Coverage Areas Ste-Catherine St-Constant St-Isidore St-Mathieu St-Philippe Sherbrooke Sherbrooke Therese-de-Blainville Blainville Boisbriand Bois-des-Filion Lorraine Rosemere Ste-Therese Vaudreuil-Soulanges Coteau-du-Lac Hudson Les Cèdres Les Coteaux L’Ile-Cadieux L’Ile-Perrot Notre-Dame-de-l’Ile-Perrot Pincourt Pointe-des-Cascades Pointe-Fortune Rigaud Riviere-Beaudette St-Clet Ste-Justine-de-Newton 120 Navigation System St-Lazare Ste-Marthe St-Polycarpe St-Telesphore St-Zotique Terrasse-Vaudreuil Tres-St-Redempteur...
  • Page 122 CANADA CONNECTOR ROADS The Cross-Canada Connector Road allows for travel between the provinces of British Columbia and Quebec in DCA 11. Major metropolitan city POIs are also included. Road Inclusion Roads in the province of British Columbia Hwy-1/Trans Canada Hwy from Alberta/BC boundary to Vancouver detailed city Hwy-3/Crowsnest Hwy from Hwy-1/...
  • Page 123: Operation In Alaska And Hawaii

    Coverage Areas Operation in Alaska and Hawaii Certain functions that rely on a satellite signal will not work in Alaska and Hawaii. These functions include but are not limited to XM radio, automatic clock updates, and time zone adjustments. Alaska If the vehicle was purchased in the lower 48 states and driven to Alaska, the system cannot display maps.
  • Page 124: Shipping A Vehicle To Or From Hawaii

    Setup Screen Differences The Setup screen differences are minor and are listed below. See the Setup section (page 73) for additional information. Routing and Guidance (Unverified Area Routing On/Off) This feature is unavailable. All roads displayed on the map are verified. Clock Adjust Screen There is no daylight saving time for Hawaii.
  • Page 125: Frequently Asked Questions

    Frequently Asked Questions Map and Features, Voice Operation, Entering Addresses Problem Why does the Disclaimer screen need to be displayed every time I start the car? I am the only driver. The Setup or Information screen has “grayed out” items that I cannot select.
  • Page 126 Problem When I drive at night, the screen is bright and will not switch to the night display mode. Why? The daytime map screen is dark like the night display mode, and it is hard to see. Why? During the day, I turned on the lights because it started to rain, but the screen went dark.
  • Page 127 Frequently Asked Questions Guidance, Routing Problem The navigation does not route me the same way I would go, or the way some other mapping program displays. Why is this? Why is the street I’m on not shown on the map? It has been here for more than a year.
  • Page 128 Problem While I drive, my screen shows white dots (“breadcrumbs”) on it. What do they mean? How can I get rid of the white dots (“breadcrumbs”) from my screen? A road that I selected to avoid is being used when routing. What is wrong? When I arrive at my destination, the bull’s-eye is shown at a different location on the street.
  • Page 129 Frequently Asked Questions Ordering a Navigation DVD, Coverage, Map Errors, Limitations Problem I want to buy a new DVD. How do I purchase one? I want to order a DVD. How can I determine the DVD version in my navigation system? I got a navigation DVD from a friend or an online source, but it does not work.
  • Page 130 Display, PC Card, Accessories Problem The display appears dim when starting the car in really cold weather. Is there a problem? The screen does not close completely. Why is this? Where can I get PC card adaptors or the media chips that go into them? How do I put music files onto the PC Card ? Frequently Asked Questions...
  • Page 131 Frequently Asked Questions Problem I insert a PC card with music files, but the CARD button or navigation “PC Card” voice commands do not work. What’s wrong? Some of the files on the PC card will not play, or I have an eight GB card with 2500 songs, but only 999 play.
  • Page 132 Problem I insert a CD-R with music files, but the CD button or “CD” voice commands do not work. What is wrong? Rear Camera Problem When I shift gears, the rear camera image is delayed. The rear camera image is too dark or too bright. How do I adjust the brightness? Frequently Asked Questions Solution...
  • Page 133 Frequently Asked Questions Miscellaneous Other Questions Problem My clock frequently changes forward and backward by one hour. Why is this? When driving near a time zone border, the time changes even though I am not near the time zone. Why is this? My state does not observe daylight saving time.
  • Page 134 Problem My battery was disconnected or went dead, and the navigation system is asking for a code. Where do I find this code? I speak a language other than English. When will other languages be available for the navigation system? Frequently Asked Questions Solution There should be a card in the glove box with the anti-theft code for the...
  • Page 135: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Screen Error Message Navigation system is unable to acquire a proper GPS signal. Navigation unit door is open or No DVD disc is inserted. Please check system. No DVD disc. Please check system. DVD disc reading error (unformatted). Please consult your dealer.
  • Page 136 Screen Error Message No alternate route found. Original route will be followed. This destination cannot be found in database. Vehicle is out of the database coverage area. * If the error persists or is shown for a wide area, see your dealer. Solution No alternative route method was found.
  • Page 137: Glossary

    Glossary Glossary The following is a glossary of terms pertaining to the voice recognition navigation system. Avoid Area - Areas you wish to avoid can be entered into the system, and will be avoided while routing. Breadcrumbs - Off-road tracking dots that can be followed on the map to retrace your route back to a mapped (digitized) road.
  • Page 138 Map Matching - The received GPS information allows the navigation system to position the vehicle on the map. Map matching has occurred if the map screen is displaying the current street name in the bottom- shaded area. Mic - Abbreviation for the microphone used for receiving voice commands.
  • Page 139 Glossary Unverified Streets - These streets have not been verified for turn restrictions, one-way, etc. They are shown in light brown on the map. Unverified streets may be missing from the map, shown in the wrong location, or have an incorrect name or address range.
  • Page 140: Voice Command Index

    Global Commands The system accepts these commands on any screen. Help (reads list of the commands for the displayed screen) Setup (displays the Setup screen (first)) Display map (displays the map screen) Display menu (displays the Enter destination by screen) Display audio screen Information (displays the Information screen)
  • Page 141: Navigation Display Commands

    Voice Command Index Navigation Display Commands The system accepts these commands on a map/guidance screen. Display current location (shows current latitude, longitude, and elevation) Display north up Display heading up Display zoom in Display zoom out Display: (the selected scale) 1/20 mile (80 m) scale 1/8 mile (200 m) scale 1/4 mile (400 m) scale...
  • Page 142: Find Place Commands

    Find Place Commands The system accepts these commands on a map/guidance screen. Find nearest: (find the nearest selection) ACURA dealers HONDA dealers gas station hydrogen station bank post office hospital police station hotel tourist attraction restaurant (all restaurant types) American restaurant Chinese restaurant fast food Italian restaurant...
  • Page 143: Radio Voice Commands

    Voice Command Index sporting goods store toy store airport automobile club bus station camping commuter rail station ferry terminal named place park & ride rental car agency resort rest area ski area tourist information train station travel agency truck stop...
  • Page 144: Cd Voice Commands

    CD Voice Commands The system accepts these commands on most screens. CD play CD play track # (#: 1-30) CD skip forward CD skip back CD track random* CD track repeat* CD track scan* CD normal play CD track list CD folder random* CD folder repeat* CD folder scan*...
  • Page 145: Information Screen Voice Commands

    Voice Command Index Information Screen Voice Commands These are additional commands not found on the Voice Command Help screen available when viewing the Information screen. Follow the voice prompts. Voice command help (the system reads and lists all of the commands, starting with Navigation General Commands) Map legend...
  • Page 146: On-Screen Commands

    On-Screen Commands The system accepts these commands on any screen. There are over 100 on- screen commands. Just say what is written on the screen (this excludes keyboard letters, and listed items) Next (or “Down”) Previous (or “Up”) Return OK (except at Disclaimer screen) Delete Done On-Screen Commands Assist...
  • Page 147 Voice Command Index Symbol Assist Definitions NOTE: The term “grave” used for these keys (À, È, Ì, and Ù) is pronounced like “save.” 146 Navigation System...
  • Page 148: Index

    ...77 Accessing the Address Book List ADD TO Today’s ...41, 45 Destinations ...41 Adding Destinations to the List ...21, 22, 78 Address ...21, 42, 76 Address Book ...80 Address Book PIN ...33 Advanced ...122 Alaska (Operation) ...93 Auto Daylight Saving Time ...33 Auto Service ...94...
  • Page 149 Guidance Mode ...75 Guidance Prompts ...51 Guidance Screen 148 Navigation System ... 122 Hawaii (Operation) ... 80 Home Address Honda Automobile Customer ... 103 Service ... 33 Hotel/Motel (Lodging) ... 58 Icon Bar ... 11, 69 INFO button ... 69...
  • Page 150 ...60, 90 Off-road Tracking ...56 One-Way Traffic Icon ...145 On-Screen Commands ...145 On-Screen Commands Assist ...15 On-Screen Keyboard ...106 PC Card ...143 PC Card Voice Commands ...76 Personal Information ...31, 36, 78 Phone Number ...80 PIN Number ...32, 35 Place Name ...32, 34 Place Name by Keyword ...21, 31, 78...
  • Page 151 Index ...73 Volume ...11 ZOOM buttons 150 Navigation System...
  • Page 152 License notice You have acquired a device (“DEVICE”) that includes software licensed by ALPINE ELECTRONICS, INC., from an affiliate of Microsoft Corporation (collectively “MS”). Those installed software products of MS origin, as well as associated media, printed materials, and “online” or electronic documentation (“SOFTWARE”) are protected by international intellectual property laws and treaties.
  • Page 153 the SOFTWARE after the date you obtain your initial copy of the SOFTWARE (“Supplemental Components”). • If ALPINE ELECTRONICS,INC., provides or makes available to you Supplemental Components and no other EULA terms are provided along with the Supplemental Components, then the terms of this EULA shall apply.

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