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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    By Previous Destinations....42 Direction List .........57 Zoom In/Out........By Map Input.........43 EXIT INFO Map Scrolling ........Showing the Map of Current (Freeway Exit Information)..Displaying Current Location ..20 Position......... Split Screen Guidance....58 Traffic Display Legend....21 2008 RDX Navigation System 31STK810...

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    Set up Screen (second) ....84 Menu Color ........Entering a Destination from the Menu Personal Information .....84 Switching Display Mode ....Screen (while on route) ....Address Book ........AcuraLink/Messages ....105 Continue Trip Screen.....73 Home Address........System Information .....105 2008 RDX Navigation System...

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    CD Voice Commands....148 PC Card ........116 DVD Voice Commands....148 MP3/WMA Voice Commands ..149 Coverage Areas......117 Information Screen Voice Map Coverage ......117 Commands........149 U.S. Detailed Coverage Areas..Set up Screen (first) Canada Detailed Coverage Commands........150 Areas .......... 2008 RDX Navigation System...

  • Page 4: Introduction

    Roadside Assistance. direction and speed of travel at all times. • System Set-up - How to set up and tailor the system for your personal use and use the Address Book. 2008 RDX Navigation System...

  • Page 5: Accessories Precautions

    The system also allows antenna under the dashboard. Signal you to store a home address to simplify noise emanating from these devices can returning home from your destination. cause intermittent disruption of the navigation system. 2008 RDX Navigation System...

  • Page 6: Map Overview

    Pull streets are contrasted in the chart on to the side of the road if you need more page 7. time to look at the screen or operate the controls. “Unverified” Road “Verified” Road 2008 RDX Navigation System...

  • Page 7

    “to go” is based on a fixed average speed of “to go” distance for the roads used for your route. 25 mph for these roads. 2008 RDX Navigation System...

  • Page 8: User Agreement

    • The Licensors do not guarantee to the Navigation System” (the “DVD”), duplicated, or otherwise modified, in client that the functions included in which includes HONDA MOTOR CO., whole or in part, without the express the DVD meet the specific objectives LTD. software, ALPINE written permission of the Licensors.

  • Page 9

    7013, as applicable. Manufacturers are and convenience stores are displayed alleging loss, costs, expense, damages the Licensors, including HONDA for your convenience, and in no way or injuries (including injuries resulting MOTOR CO., LTD., 2-1-1 Minami...

  • Page 10: Getting Started

    Message, Voice Command Help, Trip AUDIO button Computer, Map Legend, Calendar, Key to Zagat Ratings, Calculator, and Roadside Assistance. See page 75. MENU button Interface Dial/ENTER button INFO button SET UP button Display mode button CANCEL button 2008 RDX Navigation System...

  • Page 11

    Dial knob to move the highlighting around the display or to scroll through a list. After making a selection in a menu or list, push in on the Interface Dial (ENTER button) to enter the selection into the system. 2008 RDX Navigation System...

  • Page 12

    Whenever you shift to R (Reverse), the displays. The time is automatically set rear view is shown on the navigation by the navigation system. Settings can system screen. See page 105. be adjusted in Set up (see Time Adjustment on page 100). 2008 RDX Navigation System...

  • Page 13: Voice Control Basics

    Voice Command Index on page the official web site (www.acura.com/ NAVI BACK a list of voice commands. handsfreelink) for information on this button system. HFL BACK button NOTE: While using the voice control system, all of the speakers are muted. 2008 RDX Navigation System...

  • Page 14: Using The Voice Control System

    Set up. adjust the vents. • To help reduce background noise, the A/C fan speed will be automatically lowered from the highest setting when using the voice control system. 2008 RDX Navigation System...

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

    • Use the voice control system, and say selected. the item number of the desired item. • Rotate the Interface Dial knob to move the highlighting to the item, then push in on the Interface Dial. 2008 RDX Navigation System...

  • Page 16: Entering Information

    Quebec/Queen X-Ray match the letters you are entering. As a result, you will notice that some Delta/Dog Kilo/King Romeo/Robert Yankee/Yellow letters are no longer available. Echo/Edward Lima/Larry Sierra/Sam Zulu/Zebra Foxtrot/Frank Mike/Mary Tango/Tom Enter Golf/George November/Nancy Uniform/Uncle 2008 RDX Navigation System...

  • Page 17: System Start-up

    If you have entered any Calendar • The OK button does not appear select Remind Later and push in on reminders, they are displayed after you immediately. It appears after the the Interface Dial. select OK. software is loaded. 2008 RDX Navigation System...

  • Page 18: Bluetooth® Handsfreelink

    “paired,” then make sure the phone has service or that 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 web site (www.acura.com/handsfreelink). 2008 RDX Navigation System...

  • Page 19: Map Screen Legend

    Interface Dial knob.) (Push in on the Interface Dial to view.) area (map features shown above), the name is displayed on the screen. NOTE: See Map Legend on the Information screen for further explanation. 2008 RDX Navigation System...

  • Page 20: Map Screen Description

    CANCEL, or the NAVI BACK button. Select Return to return to the previous screen. 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. 2008 RDX Navigation System...

  • Page 21: Traffic Display Legend

    • Available 24 hrs a day, 7 days a week • Heavy Traffic Flow - a section of the route line will change from blue to red • Continuously updated • Unknown Traffic Flow - a section of the route line is blue 2008 RDX Navigation System...

  • Page 22: Real Time Traffic Display

    A blue route line segment on a freeway can mean one of two things: • The under road sensors indicate free flow traffic. • The road has no sensors, and traffic conditions are unknown (they could be congested). 2008 RDX Navigation System...

  • Page 23: Viewing Incident Reports

    NOTE: or to be missing entirely for some The first method is recommended portion of the freeway. because it works on any scale, and requires the minimum input. 2008 RDX Navigation System...

  • Page 24

    Interface Dial a second or internet based traffic information time. To return to your current position displays. map screen, say or select Return. To continue viewing incidents in your “scrolled to” location, press the CANCEL button. 2008 RDX Navigation System...

  • Page 25: System Function Diagram

    (orange). You are provided with map/voice guidance, routing cautions, and a direction list. While driving to your destination, use the voice control system as much as possible to interact with the navigation, audio, and climate control systems (green). 2008 RDX Navigation System...

  • Page 26: Entering A Destination

    200 addresses. destination. NOTE: NOTE: If Previous Destinations is grayed If you have no home address entered, out, there is no Previous Destination the system prompts you for one. entered. 2008 RDX Navigation System...

  • Page 27: By Address

    For your convenience, you do not have to enter both city and street. NOTE: To improve voice recognition, when saying the city name, pronounce the syllables as clearly as possible. 2008 RDX Navigation System...

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    You should select a letter by saying the number. Alternatively, to improve voice recognition, you can say “Echo” or “Edward” instead of “E.” See page for a list of available words for each letter. 2008 RDX Navigation System...

  • Page 29: Selecting The Street

    If you select a point of interest change to the Enter street name (POI) or road in an unverified area, you screen. may or may not have routing in these areas. See Map Overview on page 6. 2008 RDX Navigation System...

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    Alternatively, to improve voice based on your entered city and street recognition, you can say “Echo” or number. “Edward” instead of “E.” See page for a list of available words for each letter. 2008 RDX Navigation System...

  • Page 31: Entering The Street Number

    BUSINESS, PERSONAL, or by other • When using voice control, the system areas. See Map Overview on page 6. categories you may create. beeps if you try to select an un- available (grayed out) address number. 2008 RDX Navigation System...

  • Page 32: Adding Addresses To The Personal Address Book

    See area code. This is the quickest way to Edit Avoid Area on page 95. find it. • For information on the available voice commands, see Voice Command Index on page 143. 2008 RDX Navigation System...

  • Page 33: Finding The Place By Category

    The Category option gives you a list of The subcategories are: Acura Dealers, This category is broken down into types Honda Dealers, Gas Station, etc. of food, giving you a selection by each categories or types of businesses to type: All Types, American, French,...

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    Tip: display changes to the Select a category screen. Select the desired When trying to find a specific category. restaurant, select the category All Types. Some restaurants may be miscategorized. 2008 RDX Navigation System...

  • Page 35

    Enter keyword for place screen appears. Enter the keyword using the Interface Dial to specify the desired place. Once you select a place, the system then displays the Calculate route to screen (see Driving to Your Destination on page 49). 2008 RDX Navigation System...

  • Page 36

    Say or select the number (1-4) of the desired destination from the list. Once you select a place, the system then displays the Calculate route to screen (see Driving to Your Destination on page 49). 2008 RDX Navigation System...

  • Page 37: Finding The Place By Name

    Food, Decor, Service - When you select Food, Decor, or Service, the restaurant will be listed by rating value. Cost - When you select Cost, the restaurant will be listed by the average cost of a meal (including drink and tip). 2008 RDX Navigation System...

  • Page 38: By Intersection

    49). rotate the Interface Dial knob to select the state. NOTE: See Key to Zagat Ratings on page details on the key to ratings. 2008 RDX Navigation System...

  • Page 39: Selecting The City

    You should select a letter by saying the number. Alternatively, to improve voice recognition, you can say “Echo” or “Edward” instead of “E.” See page for a list of available words for each letter. 2008 RDX Navigation System...

  • Page 40: Selecting The Street

    (POI) or road in an unverified area, you name screen, and the display will may or may not have routing in these change to the Enter street name areas. See Map Overview on page 6. screen. 2008 RDX Navigation System...

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    (St, Ave, etc.). The system will automatically determine that for you. Alternatively, to improve voice recognition, you can say “Echo” or “Edward” instead of “E.” See page for a list of available words for each letter. 2008 RDX Navigation System...

  • Page 42: By Previous Destinations

    If you select a point of interest (POI) or road in an unverified area, you may or may not have routing in these areas. See Map Overview on page 6. 2008 RDX Navigation System...

  • Page 43: By Map Input

    The system then includes them in its calculations for the destination you have entered. See Edit Avoid Area on page 95. • For information on the available voice commands, see Voice Command Index on page 143. 2008 RDX Navigation System...

  • Page 44: Showing The Map Of Current Position

    When you have the cross hairs on the desired icon, map feature, or road, push in on the Interface Dial. The address of the location will appear at the top of the screen. 2008 RDX Navigation System...

  • Page 45: Showing The Map Of State

    Interface Dial. The map scale on page 49). icon, map feature, or road, push in on changes to a closer view. the Interface Dial. The address of the location you have selected will appear at the top of the screen. 2008 RDX Navigation System...

  • Page 46: By Today's Destinations

    For information on the available voice screen (see Driving to Your Destination commands, see Voice Command Index on page 49). NOTE: on page 143. If Today’s Destinations is grayed out, there is no Today’s Destination entered. 2008 RDX Navigation System...

  • Page 47: Adding Destinations To The List

    Today’s Destination list is according to the order of the list. When already full (five destinations have been you reach the destination, it will be stored). automatically removed from the list. 2008 RDX Navigation System...

  • Page 48: By Go Home

    Set up. See page 88. If a PIN Number has not been set, the system displays the Calculate route to screen after you select Go Home (see Driving to Your Destination on page 49). 2008 RDX Navigation System...

  • Page 49: Driving To Your Destination

    Edit Avoid Area on page 95. • For information on the available CALL voice commands, see Voice Dials the number on the screen when Command Index on page 143. available. See Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink® on page 18. 2008 RDX Navigation System...

  • Page 50: Changing The Routing Method

    If you choose any other method, it becomes the new default for all future routing. Make sure to check the routing method if the displayed route is not what you expected to see. 2008 RDX Navigation System...

  • Page 51

    • Zoom IN/OUT to view route details approximate. or traffic conditions is not available on this screen. After you choose a “route method,” you can then zoom in or out on the map screen to view your route in details. 2008 RDX Navigation System...

  • Page 52: Viewing The Destination Map

    • When your route line uses streets that display traffic information, the route line may consist of orange or red segments. This is normal. See Traffic Display Legend on page 21, and Viewing Flow Data on page 22. 2008 RDX Navigation System...

  • Page 53: Map Screen Legend

    (Mile or km per half inch appears only when you zoom in or out by rotating the Interface Dial knob.) (see page 59) NOTE: See Map Legend on the Information screen for further explanation (see page 77). 2008 RDX Navigation System...

  • Page 54: Guidance Screen

    Current Street (see page 6) • Current maneuvers and those within Time to Destination (see page 55) 1000 feet will show on the Distance to Destination (see page 55) Countdown bar, indicating the distance until the next maneuver. 2008 RDX Navigation System...

  • Page 55: Distance And Time To Destination

    “time to go” for that portion is (for a thorough description of this estimated using 25 mph as an average feature, see Showing Icons on the Map speed. on page 64). 2008 RDX Navigation System...

  • Page 56: Voice Guidance Prompts

    If the distance between the next two driving maneuvers is very small, both maneuvers are displayed on the screen in a single window, and the voice will remind you of both of them at the same time. 2008 RDX Navigation System...

  • Page 57: Direction List

    EXIT INFO is not displayed. NOTE: To turn on “Freeway exit information” on the map screen, display the icon bar and select the“i” icon (see page 64). 2008 RDX Navigation System...

  • Page 58: Split Screen Guidance

    (see mode is set, or to a map and direction CHANGE GUIDANCE MODE on list screen when the split screen mode is page 64). set. 2008 RDX Navigation System...

  • Page 59: Map Scale

    Traffic incident page NOTE: • You can change between miles or kilometers in Set up (see Units on page 90). • For information on the available voice commands, see Voice Command Index on page 143. 2008 RDX Navigation System...

  • Page 60: Map Orientation

    To return the map to your location. current location, press either the MAP/ GUIDE, the CANCEL, or the NAVI BACK button on the steering wheel. NOTE: The red arrow in both heading symbols always shows the direction north. 2008 RDX Navigation System...

  • Page 61: Destination Icon

    Post Office interest (POIs) is displayed. control, say “Display destination map.” Freeway Exit Information • For information on the available voice commands, see Voice Command Index on page 143. Incident icon Accident / Incident (other) Construction Weather 2008 RDX Navigation System...

  • Page 62

    School Gas station *1 Restaurants *2 Post office Grocery store Hotel/ Lodging Police station No icon No icon Shopping, Tourist attraction, Bank No icon No icon Parking garage Parking lot Freeway exit information Yes (choose POI) 2008 RDX Navigation System...

  • Page 63

    Chinese or Italian, can be individually displayed or hidden. See Show Icon on Map on page 142. Also see the Voice Command Index on page for the “Display,” “Hide,” and “Find” commands. *3. You can display the nearest traffic incidents by saying, “Display traffic incidents.” 2008 RDX Navigation System...

  • Page 64: Showing Icons On The Map

    Interface Dial knob and push in to the map screen. select (goes blue) or remove them (symbol is gray). You can also display or hide the same icons by using the “Display” or “Hide” voice commands (see page 144). 2008 RDX Navigation System...

  • Page 65

    See page 144. explained below. If you select Traffic from the Select category for icon settings screen, the traffic icon options are displayed: Exit, and save your settings by moving the Interface Dial to the right (DONE). 2008 RDX Navigation System...

  • Page 66: Going Off The Route

    150 miles; dots at the beginning of the (second) is set to ON (see page 100). trail will start disappearing when you exceed that distance. When you reach a mapped road, the system stops displaying dots. 2008 RDX Navigation System...

  • Page 67: Viewing/saving The Current Location

    While sitting at a stoplight you notice a curio shop on the corner, but do not have time to visit it right now. You can save the location to select as a destination at a later date. 2008 RDX Navigation System...

  • Page 68: Pop-ups And Disclaimers

    “Avoid Area” (see Edit Avoid Area on page 95). • Your route includes unverified areas • You actually entered an unverified (see Unverified Area Routing on area (see Unverified Area Routing on page 91). page 91). 2008 RDX Navigation System...

  • Page 69: Changing The Route

    • Saying, “Find nearest...” to find a POI Cancels the current route (and any new route, avoiding the next 2 miles (page 72). waypoints) and returns you to the map (while on a freeway) or screen. 1/2 mile (while on a surface street). 2008 RDX Navigation System...

  • Page 70: Change Route By Screen

    Although you can choose streets to “Today’s Destinations” is probably a avoid, you cannot choose specific better choice (see By Today’s streets you want to use. Destinations on page 46). 2008 RDX Navigation System...

  • Page 71: Search Waypoint On Route

    However, after you enter a Back to Current Route destination, you can select intersections Returns you to the original map screen. or POI “waypoints” that the system will use to “tailor” your route. 2008 RDX Navigation System...

  • Page 72: Changing Your Destination

    From the map screen, say “Go home.” Interface Dial, then push in on the If you have entered a “Go home” Interface Dial again to see the new address, then the system will display a address. confirmation screen. 2008 RDX Navigation System...

  • Page 73: Entering A Destination From The Menu Screen (while On Route)

    BACK button on the steering wheel, or using the voice control system, say “Cancel” or “Back.” • If you wish to change the routing method, say or select CHANGE METHOD by moving the Interface Dial down. 2008 RDX Navigation System...

  • Page 74: Acuralink Messages

    • The vehicle Owner’s manual for a • Diagnostic information to provide detailed explanation of the system. information about any problems with your vehicle. NOTE: See your vehicle’s Owner’s manual for more details on this feature. 2008 RDX Navigation System...

  • Page 75: Information Features

    Select STOP by moving the Interface did not select OK on the initial the line number or the item name. Dial right to stop the reading. Disclaimer screen. See System Start-up on page 17. Messages See AcuraLink Messages on page 74. 2008 RDX Navigation System...

  • Page 76: Trip Computer

    • The “Range” is only an estimate. Shows you the average fuel economy in Always monitor your vehicle’s fuel miles per gallon (mpg) since the display gauge to determine the appropriate was last reset. time to refuel. 2008 RDX Navigation System...

  • Page 77: Map Legend

    Interface Dial right or left. Say or select the desired item or item number to view each section of the map Dates with an icon indicate there is a legend. schedule entry for that date. 2008 RDX Navigation System...

  • Page 78: Entering Your Schedule

    • For more information, see System is displayed with existing entries grayed out. Select a new day and the display Start-up on page 17. returns to the Edit schedule screen with the a new date. 2008 RDX Navigation System...

  • Page 79: Key To Zagat Ratings

    Ratings on the Information screen, you can see the explanation of the data displayed for the Zagat surveyed restaurants. • “Food,” “Decor,” and “Service” categories (red circle) are rated using numbered values (e.g., 0-9, 10-15, etc.) 2008 RDX Navigation System...

  • Page 80: Calculator

    (for example, weight) and Values entered on the calculator can be push in on the dial to select. The converted from one unit to another (e.g., screen for that conversion type inches-to-millimeters). appears (see illustration in step 4). 2008 RDX Navigation System...

  • Page 81: Roadside Assistance

    Acura Roadside Assistance by using are selectable. your system. Select CALL by voice or • Conversions using negative values by using the Interface Dial, and then may produce meaningless or select Yes on the confirmation screen. physically impossible values. 2008 RDX Navigation System...

  • Page 82: System Set-up

    Use the knob. Command Index on page 143. Display mode button (page Tip: and 103) to select Daytime or Nighttime If you are having trouble viewing the mode. screen in bright lighting conditions, try increasing the brightness. 2008 RDX Navigation System...

  • Page 83: Volume

    You can set the as shown in the following table. one of three settings explained in the following table. The factory default setting is AUTO. 2008 RDX Navigation System...

  • Page 84: Set Up Screen (second)

    (see page 88). You can do the following functions in the address book: • Entering an address (see page 85) • Edit an existing address (see page 87) • Delete an existing address (see page 87) 2008 RDX Navigation System...

  • Page 85

    Say or select Edit Name. Then use the Interface Dial to enter the name. Select Done when finished. NOTE: You can always re-enter, edit, or make changes to any entry. “Address” is the only required field. 2008 RDX Navigation System...

  • Page 86

    Address from the Enter destination in the “Address” field. If you have by screen (see page 26). entered the address using Places, the phone number corresponding to the address also appears in the “Phone Number” field. 2008 RDX Navigation System...

  • Page 87: Interface Dial

    Select a category to edit screen. Follow the on- screen prompts to add, change or delete a category. If you delete a category that was used to categorize addresses, the category for those addresses becomes “UNFILED.” 2008 RDX Navigation System...

  • Page 88: Home Address

    NOTE: If your Home address cannot be found in the system then, while located on the street close to your home, select “Current Position” when entering the “Edit Address” field. 2008 RDX Navigation System...

  • Page 89: Previous Destinations

    Tip: You can delete all addresses by NOTE: selecting DELETE ALL. Normally, moving the Interface Dial left exits most screens. However, for this screen, moving the dial left deletes all of your previous destinations. 2008 RDX Navigation System...

  • Page 90: Basic Settings

    • It is strongly recommended that you confirmations or prompts. leave the system set to the factory Voice default (Automatic). Allows you to select the guidance voice: FEMALE or MALE. 2008 RDX Navigation System...

  • Page 91: Unverified Area Routing

    A direction list is typically not available. However, A direction list is provided showing street names and depending on your route, directions are provided to turn symbols in pink. Directions list help you reach the first available verified road. 2008 RDX Navigation System...

  • Page 92

    NOTE: these areas. Always obey posted traffic Unverified roads are shown only when restrictions. viewing the map in the 1/20, 1/8, and 1/ 4 mile map scales, or the 80, 200, and 400 meter map scales. 2008 RDX Navigation System...

  • Page 93

    In both cases, when you actually enter the unverified street, a short caution will remind you. You will see and hear this short caution message whenever you enter unverified areas. 2008 RDX Navigation System...

  • Page 94

    These guidance maneuvers are only a suggestion. You should always confirm that the maneuver is possible. A direction list is also provided that shows any unverified roads in a blue color, with pink arrows pointing to the next maneuver. 2008 RDX Navigation System...

  • Page 95: Edit Avoid Area

    Each choice provides a slightly different Enter avoid area name screen (19 way to locate the approximate map characters max). Say or select Done to display for drawing the area you wish to return to the previous screen. avoid. 2008 RDX Navigation System...

  • Page 96

    Then move the point of the avoided area. the map screen. Interface Dial in a straight or diagonal To “re-draw” the area, select CANCEL direction to encompass the area to be and repeat the area selection process. avoided. 2008 RDX Navigation System...

  • Page 97: Edit Waypoint Search Area

    Route on page 70). box. the system will search for a “waypoint.” From the Routing & Guidance screen, select Edit Waypoint Search Area, and then choose the desired search distance for either “On Freeways” or “On Surface Street.” 2008 RDX Navigation System...

  • Page 98: Guidance Mode

    The Guidance Mode can also be (Change DST schedule) selected on the Icon Selection screen. See Showing Icons on the Map on • Time Adjustment (Adjust your clock) page 64. • RESET (resets this screen’s settings to factory defaults) 2008 RDX Navigation System...

  • Page 99: Auto Daylight

    2007, daylight savings time will change in March & November instead of the old schedule in April & October. The new government daylight savings time schedule is subject to review and possible cancellation in 2008. 2008 RDX Navigation System...

  • Page 100: Daylight Savings Time (dst) Selection (change Dst Schedule)

    With this ON, the system will provide white off-road tracking dots (“breadcrumbs”) on the map screen whenever you drive into an area where the map does not show any roads. See Map Screen Legend on page 19. 2008 RDX 100 Navigation System...

  • Page 101: Correct Vehicle Position

    To clear existing dots, turn this feature If you choose to do this, follow these off and exit Set up. To re-enable this steps: feature, return to Set up and turn it on 1. Stop the vehicle. again. 2008 RDX Navigation System 101...

  • Page 102: Verbal Reminder

    • Choose “Black” (factory default) as • Driving with the trunk or a door open the Night color to obtain the best • A reminder to fasten your seat belt nighttime display contrast. 2008 RDX 102 Navigation System...

  • Page 103: Menu Color

    • Choose “Silver metal” (factory default) as the Day color to obtain the best daytime display contrast. • Choose “Black metal” (factory default) as the Night color to obtain the best nighttime display contrast. (Example of Day/Night Mode) 2008 RDX Navigation System 103...

  • Page 104

    • Remember that once the Display mode button is selected, the other display mode controls are overridden until the vehicle is restarted. NOTE: See the RDX Owner’s manual for additional information regarding the dash brightness adjustment. 2008 RDX 104 Navigation System...

  • Page 105: Acuralink/messages

    Obtaining a Navigation Update DVD on image, always keep the rear view page 114. camera lens clean, and be sure it is not covered. When finished, say or select Return to return to the previous screen. 2008 RDX Navigation System 105...

  • Page 106: Rear View Camera Brightness Adjustment

    Set up. NOTE: • The camera brightness cannot be adjusted by voice control. • Slight delays can occur when switching to the camera image, or switching back to the map/menu screen. This is normal. 2008 RDX 106 Navigation System...

  • Page 107: System Initialization

    • Map matching to align the GPS The anti-theft security code is unrelated coordinates to a place on the map to your optional Navigation system PIN (displays current street at the bottom (for Personal or Home Address). of the map). 2008 RDX Navigation System 107...

  • Page 108: Gps Initialization

    Your system is now ready to complete. The green GPS icon should During this procedure the vehicle use. appear in the upper left corner of the should be out in the open with a clear screen. view of the sky. 2008 RDX 108 Navigation System...

  • Page 109: System Limitations

    • Radar detectors mounted on the dash itself while you drive. • Remote starters, or “hidden” vehicle location systems mounted near the navigation unit • Other after-market audio electronic devices mounted near the navigation unit 2008 RDX Navigation System 109...

  • Page 110

    1425 before the 1500 block starts), the address 1425 will be shown a quarter of the way down the block by the system instead of at the end of the block where the destination is actually located. 2008 RDX 110 Navigation System...

  • Page 111: Database Limitations

    • Road, traffic or traffic facilities restaurant is now a jewelry store). The safety, or conditions number of these inaccuracies increases • Weather conditions the longer you go without an update. • Special events • Pavement characteristics or conditions 2008 RDX Navigation System 111...

  • Page 112

    Rights Reserved. program, or from changed conditions • EXIT-Data: © ZENRIN CO., LTD. not noted above. 2003. All Rights Reserved. • ZAGAT SURVEY: Copyright © [2003] Zagat Survey, LLC. All rights reserved. 2008 RDX 112 Navigation System...

  • Page 113: Client Assistance

    Limitations on page 109, or Acura Navi online at Troubleshooting on page 139. America Honda Motor Co., Inc. http://update.navteq.com/, or to Acura Client Services Acura Client Services. MS 500-2N-7E • If the error involves a light brown 1919 Torrance Blvd.

  • Page 114: Visiting Your Dealer

    • For traffic related issues, see the updates. “Real Time Traffic Display” section • The DVD order line staff cannot (on page 22) and FAQs (on page 131) answer technical questions regarding navigation operation, coverage, or POIs. 2008 RDX 114 Navigation System...

  • Page 115: Changing The Dvd

    4. Push the Eject button. The DVD will 2. Locate the control unit. Open the automatically come out and an error cover located below the transmission message will display on the screen. shift lever, on the passenger’s side. This is normal. 2008 RDX Navigation System 115...

  • Page 116: Pc Card

    DVD. If you must revert to a previous version DVD, see your dealer for assistance. • If you see the error message “Navigation unit door is open...,” close the door. PC card slot 2008 RDX 116 Navigation System...

  • Page 117: Coverage Areas

    San Francisco Bay (approximately on your routing choices. See Unverified Monterey to Sonoma) – including Area Routing on page 91. Monterey County and Hollister San Luis Obispo Stockton Southern California Area 2008 RDX Navigation System 117...

  • Page 118

    Chicago Metro (to Wisconsin border) Topeka – including Lake County, IN and Athens Kansas City/Leavenworth Metro Dekalb County, IL Atlanta Metro Wichita East St. Louis Metro Columbus Kentucky Moline Augusta/Aiken Metro Lexington Peoria Macon Louisville Quincy Savannah Cincinnati 2008 RDX 118 Navigation System...

  • Page 119

    Springfield Metro area Biloxi/Gulfport Nashua-Portsmouth Complete coverage of all cities in Jackson Barnstable, Berkshire, Bristol, Essex, Hampshire, Hampden, Middlesex, Norfolk, Plymouth, Suffolk, and Worcester Counties The State of Massachusetts: All roads are verified in non-metro areas. 2008 RDX Navigation System 119...

  • Page 120

    Ithaca Toledo (Lucas County) Providence Metro Lake Placid Youngstown The State of Rhode Island: All roads Oneonta are verified in non-metro areas. Oklahoma Rochester – including cities in Oklahoma City Monroe County Tulsa Syracuse Utica 2008 RDX 120 Navigation System...

  • Page 121

    Salt Lake City Metro Salt Lake City -Provo Bellingham Portland-Salem Vermont Seattle/Tacoma/Olympia Metro – Burlington including Island County Montpelier Spokane-Coeur d’Alene The State of Vermont: Most roads are Tri-Cities verified in non-metro areas. Whatcom Point Roberts (community) Yakima 2008 RDX Navigation System 121...

  • Page 122: Canada Detailed Coverage Areas

    Vancouver Edmonton Jackson Ski Resorts West Vancouver Fort Saskatchewan White Rock Leduc Lethbridge Whatcom, WA Medicine Hat Point Roberts (Community) also Spruce Grove listed in USA Washington St Cities St. Albert Stony Plain Strathcona County 2008 RDX 122 Navigation System...

  • Page 123

    Central Saanich Hamilton London Colwood Ottawa-Gatineau Hamilton Esquimalt Stratford Highlands Muskoka Langford Dufferin Bracebridge Metchosin Orangeville Georgian Bay North Saanich Gravenhurst Oak Bay Huntsville Saanich Lake of Bays Sidney Muskoka Lakes Sooke Victoria View Royal 2008 RDX Navigation System 123...

  • Page 124

    Whitchurch-Stouffville Severn Peel Springwater Windsor Brampton Caledon Essex Tiny Mississauga Wasaga Beach Lasalle Tecumseh Toronto Windsor Toronto Inter-Town (partial) Coverage Waterloo Counties/Districts/Regional Cambridge Municipalities Kitchener Brant North Dumfries Bruce Waterloo Chatham-Kent Dufferin Elgin Essex Frontenac 2008 RDX 124 Navigation System...

  • Page 125

    Perth St-Basile-le-Grand Peterborough Montreal St-Mathieu-de-Beloeil Prescott and Russell Deux-Montagnes Prince Edward LaJemmerais Simcoe Deux-Montagnes Longueuil Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry Ste-Julie Waterloo Oka Paroisse Laval Wellington Pointe-Calumet St-Eustache Laval St-Joseph-du-Lac Ste-Marthe-sur-le-Lac L’assomption Charlemagne Le Gardeur Repentigny 2008 RDX Navigation System 125...

  • Page 126

    Longueuil Notre-Dame-de-l'Ile-Perrot Montcalm Pincourt St-Faustin-Lac--Carrè Montreal St-Lazare Ste-Agathe-des-Monts Montreal Terrasse-Vaudreuil Ste-Lucie-des-Laurentides Rousillon Vaudreuil-Dorion Val-David Candiac Vaudreuil-sur-le-Lac Val-des-Lacs Chateauguay Val-Morin Québec Delson La Prairie Québec Les Moulins Lery Lachenaie SASKATCHEWAN Ste-Catherine Mascouche Regina St-Constant Terrebonne Saskatoon 2008 RDX 126 Navigation System...

  • Page 127

    Trans Canada Hwy (in Calgary) Hwy-11 from Muskoka district to Kamloops) Roads in the province of Saskatchewan North Bay Hwy-99 between Vancouver and Hwy-60 and Hwy-127 in Nipissing Hwy-1/Trans Canada Hwy across Whistler County whole province 2008 RDX Navigation System 127...

  • Page 128: Operation In Hawaii

    Miami - Ft. Lauderdale, FL realtimetraffic. This site provides traffic reception. Milwaukee, WI coverage for each city, a demonstration Minneapolis - St. Paul, MN video and FAQs. Nashville, TN 2008 RDX 128 Navigation System...

  • Page 129

    • If the “Guidance Prompts” setting on may show at vehicle start, but the main Setup screen is set to disappear later. This is normal. normal or maximum, street names will not be spoken in voice guidance commands. 2008 RDX Navigation System 129...

  • Page 130: Information Screen Differences

    Map Legend data. Make sure to record any personal The map legend “Traffic” descriptions information that you do not want to may be available, but do not apply. loose. 2008 RDX 130 Navigation System...

  • Page 131: Frequently Asked Questions

    The basic guidance phrase uses a studio-recorded voice, but the street name command, or reads the destination address it sounds strange. is pronounced by the system using a machine-generated voice. What causes this? Consequently, the name may be mispronounced or sound strange at times. 2008 RDX Navigation System 131...

  • Page 132

    PIN for you. CALL is not available on the Calculate route to screen. Why? Your phone is not “paired” to the HFL, or if your phone is “paired,” it is in use; press HFL BACK button. 2008 RDX 132 Navigation System...

  • Page 133

    • It is possible that there is a temporary technical problem with your metropolitan area traffic. You can call Acura Client Services to see if there is an outage (page 113). • If the situation persists, see your Acura dealer for assistance. 2008 RDX Navigation System 133...

  • Page 134

    I arrive at an intersection. Is there intersecting road. Large differences is vehicle position can indicate a anything wrong? temporary loss of the GPS signal. See GPS Reception Issues on page 109. 2008 RDX 134 Navigation System...

  • Page 135

    If the GPS antenna cannot receive at least four satellites, the elevation is not Why? displayed. Try moving the vehicle into an open area. If the elevation is zero, or below sea level, the elevation is also not displayed. 2008 RDX Navigation System 135...

  • Page 136

    I found some errors in the database. How do I report them? Minor errors are bound to occur in a large database. If you encounter major errors, you can report them following the instructions on page 113. 2008 RDX 136 Navigation System...

  • Page 137

    See page 99. You can turn off this feature. See page 100. My state does not observe daylight savings time. How do I turn off this feature? 2008 RDX Navigation System 137...

  • Page 138

    If you cannot find it, your dealer can help you out. I speak a language other than English. When will other This is being considered as a future enhancement. languages be available for the navigation system? 2008 RDX 138 Navigation System...

  • Page 139: Troubleshooting

    The destination was not found in the database. Try another destination nearby, or select the destination with the Interface Dial.* * If the error persists, or is shown for a wide area, see your dealer. 2008 RDX Navigation System 139...

  • Page 140: Glossary

    Interest (POI) that can be displayed 48 states, Hawaii, and southern on the map. Canada are mapped to this level. See page for a list of these areas. 2008 RDX 140 Navigation System...

  • Page 141

    It is located near the map light in the that typically have only their main ceiling. roads mapped. All other roads are shown in light brown for reference only, since they have not been verified. 2008 RDX Navigation System 141...

  • Page 142

    Push in on the Interface Dial, select Show Icon on Map, move the Interface Dial left to select Current Position. It shows the latitude, longitude, and elevation of your current position. 2008 RDX 142 Navigation System...

  • Page 143: Voice Command Index

    Cancel (cancels current activity) Trip computer What time is it? Cancel Backward (or just Back) What time is it? Repeat voice (repeats the screen prompt) Help (reads list of Navigation General and Navigation Display Commands at any screen) 2008 RDX Navigation System 143...

  • Page 144: Navigation Display Commands

    * These commands are not available if 350 mile (560 km) scale traffic incidents. See page 23) you scroll the map while on route to Max zoom in a destination. Max zoom out Go home Messages 2008 RDX 144 Navigation System...

  • Page 145: Find Place Commands

    & breakfast auto parts & electronics accessory store auto repair & maintenance book store car wash & detailing clothing store motorcycle dealers grocery store roadside assistance home improvement store check cashing mall 2008 RDX Navigation System 145...

  • Page 146: Climate Control Commands

    Climate control recirculate train station Climate control vent travel agency Climate control bi-level (vent and truck stop floor) restaurant (all restaurant types) Climate control floor American restaurant Climate control floor and defrost Californian restaurant Fan speed up 2008 RDX 146 Navigation System...

  • Page 147: Temperature Voice Commands

    Radio preset # (#: 1-6) and Off. Radio FM preset # (#: 1-6) Radio FM1 preset # (#: 1-6) Radio FM2 preset # (#: 1-6) Radio AM preset # (#: 1-6) Radio auto select* Radio scan* 2008 RDX Navigation System 147...

  • Page 148: Cd Voice Commands

    “DVD track “CD disc repeat”) repeat,” and “DVD disc repeat”) * Repeating these commands switches * Repeating these commands switches (toggles) the function between On (toggles) the function between On and Off. and Off. 2008 RDX 148 Navigation System...

  • Page 149: Mp3/wma Voice Commands

    “WMA folder random,” and from these commands: “MP3 track “WMA folder repeat”) random,” “MP3 track repeat,” “MP3 disc repeat,” “MP3 folder * Repeating these commands switches random,” and “MP3 folder repeat”) (toggles) the function between On and Off. 2008 RDX Navigation System 149...

  • Page 150: Set Up Screen (first) Commands

    Black level up Black level down Black level minimum/min. Black level maximum/max. Volume up (tone indicates volume) Volume down (tone indicates volume) Volume minimum/min. (tone indicates volume) Volume maximum/max.(tone indicates volume) Volume off Interface dial feedback off 2008 RDX 150 Navigation System...

  • Page 151: On-screen Spelling Assist

    “-” by using the Interface Dial. The system will respond to the names • When selecting letters using the voice shown in the following tables. control system, a confirmation box may pop up to confirm the letter. 2008 RDX Navigation System 151...

  • Page 152

    Or say “...” Or say “...” Or say “...” Alpha/Apple Hotel/Henry Oscar Victor Bravo/Boy India/Igloo Papa/Paul Whiskey/William Charlie Juliet/John Quebec/Queen X-Ray Delta/Dog Kilo/King Romeo/Robert Yankee/Yellow Echo/Edward Lima/Larry Sierra/Sam Zulu/Zebra Foxtrot/Frank Mike/Mary Tango/Tom Enter Golf/George November/Nancy Uniform/Uncle 2008 RDX 152 Navigation System...

  • Page 153

    U umlaut Colon Ê E circumflex At sign Semi colon Ë E umlaut Caret Plus ì I grave Asterisk Enter NOTE: The term “grave” (used for symbols À, È, Ì, and Ù) is pronounced like “save.” 2008 RDX Navigation System 153...

  • Page 154

    Exclamation point Slash Three Double quote Less than ” < Four Pound Greater than > Five Dollar Open brace Percent Close brace Seven Ampersand Enter & ’ Eight Apostrophe Nine Open parenthesis Zero Close parenthesis 2008 RDX 154 Navigation System...

  • Page 155: Index

    Climate Control Commands Brightness ...............27 Clock Adjustment By Address ...............31 Color By Address Book ........Easy Route ...............48 Community By Go Home ......Edit Avoid Area ............38 Continental USA By Intersection 2008 RDX Navigation System 155...

  • Page 156

    ......NAVI BACK button Landmark Icons ......108 GPS Initialization ..............NAVI TALK button Leisure .......98 Guidance Mode ......Navigation Display Commands Lodging (Hotel/Motel) .....56, Guidance Prompts ..Navigation General Commands ......54 Guidance Screen 2008 RDX 156 Navigation System...

  • Page 157

    ....109, ........90 System Limitations Rerouting ..............33 ........System Set-up Restaurant Vehicle ............81 ......System Start-up Roadside Assistance Verbal Reminder ......49, 52, 66, ......... Route Verified streets ......90 ........Routing & Guidance View Routes 2008 RDX Navigation System 157...

  • Page 158

    Visiting Your Dealer ..........90 Voice .....75 Voice Command Help ....143 Voice Command Index .......13 Voice Control Basics ....90 Voice Recognition Feedback ..14 Voice Recognition, Improving ..........83 Volume ........97 Waypoints ....149 WMA Voice Commands .......33, Zagat 2007 2008 RDX 158 Navigation System...

  • Page 159

    AGAINST INFRINGEMENT. IF YOU Corporation or their affiliates to provide or HAVE RECEIVED ANY WARRANTIES make available to you SOFTWARE REGARDING THE DEVICE OR THE updates, supplements, add-on components, SOFTWARE, THOSE WARRANTIES DO or Internet-based services components of 2008 RDX Navigation System 159...

  • Page 160

    U.S. and other governments. SOFTWARE. For additional information on exporting the SOFTWARE, see http:// www.microsoft.com/exporting/. 2008 RDX 160 Navigation System...

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