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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    Selecting the City ......Destination........56 Map Screen Legend.......20 Selecting the Street ......Menu........56 Map Screen Description ....21 By Previous Destinations....44 Voice Guidance Prompts ....Zoom In/Out........By Map Input.........45 Map Scrolling ........Displaying Current Location ..21 2008 RL Navigation System 003X31-SJA-8100...

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    Back to Current Route ..... Brightness ........Vehicle.........102 Changing Your Destination...73 Contrast .......... Off-road Tracking ......Find Nearest (Voice command)..Black Level ........Correct Vehicle Position....Go Home (Voice command) .... Volume ..........Verbal Reminder ......Interface Dial Feedback ....2008 RL Navigation System...

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    Acura Automobile Client Navigation Display Services ........116 Commands........145 Visiting Your Dealer ....117 Find Place Commands ....146 Obtaining a Navigation Update Climate Control Commands ..147 .........118 Temperature Voice Changing the DVD ......118 Commands........148 PC Card ........119 Radio Voice Commands....149 2008 RL 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 RL Navigation System...

  • Page 5: Accessories Precautions

    Signal at a later date. The system also allows noise emanating from these devices can you to store a home address to simplify cause intermittent disruption of the returning home from your destination. navigation system. 2008 RL 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 RL 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 RL 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 display are for your information and alleging loss, costs, expense, damages the Licensors, including HONDA convenience, and in no way implies or injuries (including injuries resulting MOTOR CO., LTD., 2-1-1 Minami...

  • Page 10: Getting Started

    MENU button Message, Voice Command Help, Interface Dial/ENTER button Trip Computer, Map Legend, A/C button Calendar, Key to Zagat Ratings, Calculator, and Roadside INFO button Assistance. See page 76. SET UP button Display mode button CANCEL button 2008 RL 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 RL 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 108. be adjusted in Setup (see Time Adjustment on page 102). 2008 RL Navigation System...

  • Page 13: Voice Control Basics

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

  • Page 14: Using The Voice Control System

    Voice Recognition Feedback microphone; if you feel any airflow, setting in Setup. adjust the vents. • To help reduce background noise, the A/C fan speed will be automatically lowered when using the voice control system. 2008 RL 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 RL 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 RL Navigation System...

  • Page 17: System Start-up

    • 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. • The symbol is explained on page 18. 2008 RL Navigation System...

  • Page 18: Bluetooth® Handsfreelink

    Setup settings revert to factory defaults, and all personal data (such For more information on Bluetooth® as Address Book or Calendar) are not HandsFreeLink®, see the vehicle available. Owner’s manual and the official web site (www.handsfreelink.com). 2008 RL Navigation System...

  • Page 19

    “Driver number” as restart the vehicle. displayed on the MID “Welcome” NOTE: display. The RL Owner’s manual has additional information regarding “linking” and “unlinking” for the Remote Keyless Entry. 2008 RL Navigation System...

  • Page 20: 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 RL Navigation System...

  • Page 21: Map Screen Description

    CANCEL, or the NAVI BACK button. Select Return to return to the previous The display automatically changes to screen. the map screen when you reach your destination. Press the MENU button to return to the Enter destination by screen. 2008 RL Navigation System...

  • Page 22: 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 RL Navigation System...

  • Page 23: 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 RL Navigation System...

  • Page 24: 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 RL Navigation System...

  • Page 25

    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 RL Navigation System...

  • Page 26: 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 RL Navigation System...

  • Page 27: Entering A Destination

    200 Driver 1 and destination. Driver 2 addresses. 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 RL Navigation System...

  • Page 28: 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 RL Navigation System...

  • Page 29

    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 RL Navigation System...

  • Page 30: 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 RL Navigation System...

  • Page 31

    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 RL Navigation System...

  • Page 32: Entering The Street Number

    Address displays the Calculate route to screen Book. You can sort the displayed (see Driving to Your Destination on addresses by Category: ALL, page 50). BUSINESS, PERSONAL, or by other categories you may create. 2008 RL Navigation System...

  • Page 33: Adding Addresses To The Personal Address Book

    See area code. This is the quickest way to Edit Avoid Area on page 97. find it. • For information on the available voice commands, see Voice Command Index on page 144. 2008 RL Navigation System...

  • Page 34: 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 Stations, etc. of food, giving you a selection by each categories or types of businesses to type: All Types, American, French,...

  • Page 35

    Garage/House, Parking Lot, Rental Car Agency, Resort, Rest Area, Ski Area, Tip: Tourist Attraction, Tourist Information, When trying to find a specific Train Station, Travel Agency, Track restaurant, select the category All Stop/Plaza. Types. Some restaurants may be miscategorized. 2008 RL Navigation System...

  • Page 36

    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 50). 2008 RL Navigation System...

  • Page 37

    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 50). 2008 RL Navigation System...

  • Page 38: 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 RL Navigation System...

  • Page 39: By Intersection

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

  • Page 40: 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 RL Navigation System...

  • Page 41: 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 RL Navigation System...

  • Page 42

    (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 RL Navigation System...

  • Page 43

    (see By Enter the name of the other intersecting Map Input on page 45). street by saying the item number, or selecting the item number using the Interface Dial. 2008 RL Navigation System...

  • Page 44: By Previous Destinations

    See Edit Avoid Area on page 97. • For information on the available voice commands, see Voice Command Index on page 144. 2008 RL Navigation System...

  • Page 45: By Map Input

    When you have the cross hairs in 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 RL Navigation System...

  • Page 46: Showing The Map Of City

    Calculate route to the cross hairs in the desired area, push screen (see Driving to Your Destination in on the Interface Dial. The map scale on page 50). changes to a closer view. 2008 RL Navigation System...

  • Page 47: Showing The Map Of Continental Usa

    Interface Dial. The address of the location you have selected will appear at the top of the screen. 2008 RL Navigation System...

  • Page 48: Editing Today's Destination 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 RL Navigation System...

  • Page 49: By Go Home

    Setup. See page 89. page 50). 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 50). 2008 RL Navigation System...

  • Page 50: Driving To Your Destination

    Edit Avoid Area on page 97. • For information on the available CALL voice commands, see Voice Dials the number on the screen when Command Index on page 144. available. See Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink® on page 18. 2008 RL Navigation System...

  • Page 51: 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 RL Navigation System...

  • Page 52

    • 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 RL Navigation System...

  • Page 53: 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 22, and Viewing Flow Data on page 23. 2008 RL Navigation System...

  • Page 54: 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 60) NOTE: See Map Legend on the Information screen for further explanation (see page 78). 2008 RL Navigation System...

  • Page 55: Guidance Screen

    Current Street (see page 6) verified areas. • Current maneuvers and those within Time to Destination (see page 56) 1000 feet will show on the Distance to Destination (see page 56) Countdown bar, indicating the distance until the next maneuver. 2008 RL Navigation System...

  • Page 56: Distance And Time To Destination

    Select to see a list of within a 30-mile radius of your current directions to your destination (see position. You can view this same list by page 57). saying “Display traffic incidents.” See page for a discussion of this feature. 2008 RL Navigation System...

  • Page 57: Voice Guidance Prompts

    (“i” icon) on the right end of the time. items in the direction list. If no exit info icon is shown on the list, the EXIT INFO is not displayed. 2008 RL Navigation System...

  • Page 58: (freeway Exit Information)

    NOTE: To turn on “Freeway exit information” on the map screen, display the icon bar and select the“i” icon (see page 65). 2008 RL Navigation System...

  • Page 59: Split Screen Guidance

    100), or by accessing the icon bar mode is set, or to a map and direction (see CHANGE GUIDANCE MODE on list screen when the split screen mode is page 65). set. 2008 RL Navigation System...

  • Page 60: Map Scale

    Traffic speed page Traffic incident page NOTE: • You can change between miles or kilometers in Setup (see Units on page 91). • For information on the available voice commands, see Voice Command Index on page 144. 2008 RL Navigation System...

  • Page 61: 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 RL Navigation System...

  • Page 62: 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 144. Incident icon Accident / Incident (other) Construction Weather 2008 RL Navigation System...

  • Page 63

    Yes, always Hospital 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 RL Navigation System...

  • Page 64

    Chinese or Italian, can be individually displayed or hidden. See Show Icon on Map on page 143. 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 RL Navigation System...

  • Page 65: 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 145). 2008 RL Navigation System...

  • Page 66

    See page 145. 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 RL Navigation System...

  • Page 67: Going Off The Route

    150 miles; dots at the beginning of the recalculation. Tracking on the Setup screen (second) trail will start disappearing when you is set to ON (see page 102). exceed that distance. When you reach a mapped road, the system stops displaying dots. 2008 RL Navigation System...

  • Page 68: 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 RL Navigation System...

  • Page 69: Pop-ups And Disclaimers

    “Avoid Area” (see Edit Avoid Area on page 97). • Your route includes unverified areas • You actually entered an unverified (see Unverified Area Routing on area (see Unverified Area Routing on page 93). page 93). 2008 RL Navigation System...

  • Page 70: Changing The Route

    • Saying, “Find nearest...” to find a POI Cancels the current route (and any new route, avoiding the next 2 miles (page 73). waypoints) and returns you to the map (while on a freeway) or screen. 1/2 mile (while on a surface street). 2008 RL Navigation System...

  • Page 71: Avoid Streets

    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 47). 2008 RL Navigation System...

  • Page 72: Back To Current 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 RL Navigation System...

  • Page 73: 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 RL Navigation System...

  • Page 74: 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 RL Navigation System...

  • Page 75: 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 RL Navigation System...

  • Page 76: 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 75. 2008 RL Navigation System...

  • Page 77: 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 RL Navigation System...

  • Page 78: 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 RL Navigation System...

  • Page 79: Entering Your Schedule

    Edit Date, the Calendar screen screen. • 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 a new date. 2008 RL Navigation System...

  • Page 80: 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 RL Navigation System...

  • Page 81: 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 RL Navigation System...

  • Page 82: 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 RL Navigation System...

  • Page 83: System Set-up

    Command Index on page 152. or “Brightness down.” You can also select Brightness and change the setting by rotating the Interface Dial knob. Tip: If you are having trouble viewing the screen in bright lighting conditions, try increasing the brightness. 2008 RL Navigation System...

  • Page 84: Contrast

    105) to select Daytime or Nighttime while operating the dial. You can set the as shown in the following table. mode. one of three settings explained in the following table. The factory default is AUTO. 2008 RL Navigation System...

  • Page 85: Setup Screen (second)

    Setup. If the most items in “Personal Information” are grayed out, then you must link the Remote Keyless Entry. Setup settings will not be saved if the Remote Keyless Entry is unlinked (see page 18). 2008 RL Navigation System...

  • Page 86: Address Book

    (see page 89). You can do the following functions in the address book: • Entering an address (see page 86) • Edit an existing address (see page 89) • Delete an existing address (see page 89) 2008 RL Navigation System...

  • Page 87

    Places, the NOTE: phone number corresponding to the You can always re-enter, edit, or make address also appears in the “Phone changes to any entry. “Address” is the Number” field. only required field. 2008 RL Navigation System...

  • Page 88

    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 RL Navigation System...

  • Page 89: Home Address

    Done. To leave the screen, press the CANCEL button. 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 RL Navigation System...

  • Page 90: Previous Destinations

    3. When you have entered your PIN, the screen, moving the dial left deletes all of display changes to the Please re- your previous destinations. enter new PIN screen. Enter the same number to validate the number you have selected. 2008 RL Navigation System...

  • Page 91: Basic Settings

    4. Say or select DONE to perform the Allows you to select the guidance voice: deletion, and the display returns to FEMALE or MALE. the previous screen. Tip: You can delete all addresses by selecting DELETE ALL. 2008 RL Navigation System...

  • Page 92: Routing & Guidance

    However, you will have to manually select Recalculation on the screen to have the system plot a new route. • It is strongly recommended that you leave the system set to the factory default (Automatic). 2008 RL Navigation System...

  • Page 93: 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 RL Navigation System...

  • Page 94

    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 RL Navigation System...

  • Page 95

    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 RL Navigation System...

  • Page 96

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

  • Page 97: 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 RL Navigation System...

  • Page 98

    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 RL Navigation System...

  • Page 99: Edit Waypoint Search Area

    Route on page 71). 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 RL Navigation System...

  • Page 100: Guidance Mode

    The Guidance Mode can also be Selection selected on the Icon Selection screen. (Change DST schedule) See Showing Icons on the Map on page 65. • Time Adjustment (Adjust your clock) • RESET (resets this screen’s settings to factory defaults) 2008 RL 100 Navigation System...

  • Page 101: 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 RL Navigation System 101...

  • Page 102: 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 20. 2008 RL 102 Navigation System...

  • Page 103: Correct Vehicle Position

    To clear existing dots, turn this feature If you choose to do this, follow these off and exit Setup. To re-enable this steps: feature, return to Setup and turn it on 1. Stop the vehicle. again. 2008 RL Navigation System 103...

  • Page 104: 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 RL 104 Navigation System...

  • Page 105: 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 (Example of Day/Night Mode) the best nighttime display contrast. 2008 RL Navigation System 105...

  • Page 106

    • On the Setup “Color” adjustment screen, choose White for the map Day display, and black for the map Night display ( ). Inappropriate adjustment of these colors can cause the Day/Night modes to appear inoperative. page 2008 RL Navigation System...

  • Page 107

    NOTE: Loose articles in the center dash can block or interfere with the operation of the sunlight sensor. See the RL Owner’s manual for additional information regarding the dash brightness adjustment. 2008 RL Navigation System 107...

  • Page 108: Acuralink/messages

    Obtaining a Navigation Update DVD on image, always keep the rear view page 118. camera lens clean, and be sure it is not covered. When finished, say or select Return to return to the previous screen. 2008 RL 108 Navigation System...

  • Page 109: Rear View Camera Brightness Adjustment

    Setup. 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 RL Navigation System 109...

  • Page 110: 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 RL 110 Navigation System...

  • Page 111: 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 RL Navigation System 111...

  • Page 112: System Limitations

    • Radar detectors mounted on the rear shelf • Remote starters, or “hidden” vehicle location systems mounted near the navigation unit 2008 RL 112 Navigation System...

  • Page 113

    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 RL Navigation System 113...

  • Page 114: 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 RL 114 Navigation System...

  • Page 115

    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 RL Navigation System 115...

  • Page 116: Client Assistance

    Limitations on page 112, or Acura Navi online at Troubleshooting on page 140. 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 117: Visiting Your Dealer

    Owner’s manual, or the Quick Start Guide • For traffic related issues, see the “Real Time Traffic Display” section (on page 23) and FAQs (on page 132) 2008 RL Navigation System 117...

  • Page 118: Obtaining A Navigation Update Dvd

    Make sure you close the door. order a DVD for you as a courtesy. There is no program for free DVD updates. • The DVD order line staff cannot answer technical questions regarding navigation operation, coverage, or POIs. 2008 RL 118 Navigation System...

  • Page 119: 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 RL Navigation System 119...

  • Page 120: Coverage Areas

    Monterey to Sonoma) - including may be limited in these areas, depending Monterey County and Hollister on your routing choices. See Unverified San Luis Obispo Area Routing on page 93. Stockton 2008 RL 120 Navigation System...

  • Page 121

    Bar Harbor/Acadia National Park Georgia Springfield Portland/Lewiston/Auburn Athens Indiana Maryland Atlanta Metro Fort Wayne Baltimore/Washington D.C. Metro - Augusta/Aiken Metro Gary/Hammond Metro including Charles and Carroll Macon Indianapolis Metro Counties Kokomo Metro Ocean City Northwest Indiana South Bend/Elkhart/Goshen 2008 RL Navigation System 121...

  • Page 122

    Anoka Scott and Charlotte Metro Metro Carver Counties Hickory Camden Metro Moorhead Morgantown Newark Metro Rochester Raleigh-Durham Metro Trenton Metro - including Ocean and Wilmington Mississippi Hunterdon Counties Winston-Salem/Greensboro Metro Biloxi/Gulfport Jackson 2008 RL 122 Navigation System...

  • Page 123

    Tunica Counties Harrisburg including Alexandria, Arlington, Nashville Lancaster Fairfax, Falls Church, Fauquier Philadelphia Metro County, Fredericksburg City, Pittsburgh Metro - including Manassas, and additional cities in Washington County Loudoun and Prince William Reading Counties 2008 RL Navigation System 123...

  • Page 124: Canada Detailed Coverage Areas

    Seattle/Tacoma/Olympia Metro - Canmore Sheboygan including Island County Wausau Airdrie Spokane Calgary Tri-Cities Wyoming Cochrane Whatcom Cheyenne Crossfield Point Roberts (community) Jackson Ski Resorts Chestermere Edmonton West Virginia Lethbridge Charleston Medicine Hat Harper’s Ferry Metro 2008 RL 124 Navigation System...

  • Page 125

    Vancouver Burlington Whistler West Vancouver Halton Mills Kamloops White Rock Milton Oakville MANITOBA Whatcom, WA East St Paul Hamilton Point Roberts (Community) also Headingley listed in USA Washington St Cities Hamilton West St Paul Winnipeg 2008 RL Navigation System 125...

  • Page 126

    Lasalle Prince Edward Tecumseh Simcoe Simcoe Windsor Bradford West Gwillimbury Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry Toronto Inter-Town (partial) Coverage Waterloo Wellington Toronto Counties/Districts/Regional Waterloo Municipalities Cambridge Brant Kitchener Bruce North Dumfries Chatham-Kent Waterloo Dufferin Elgin Essex 2008 RL 126 Navigation System...

  • Page 127

    Les Moulins Montreal Rosemere Lachenaie Ste-Therese Deux-Montagnes Mascouche Deux-Montagnes Vaudreuil-Soulanges Terrebonne Hudson Longueuil Oka Paroisse L’Ile-Cadieux Pointe-Calumet Longueuil L’Ile-Perrot St-Eustache Notre-Dame-de-l’Ile-Perrot St-Joseph-du-Lac Pincourt Ste-Marthe-sur-le-Lac St-Lazare Terrasse-Vaudreuil L’assomption Vaudreuil-Dorion Charlemagne Vaudreuil-sur-le-Lac Le Gardeur Repentigny Québec Québec 2008 RL Navigation System 127...

  • Page 128

    Hwy-11 from Muskoka district to Milwaukee, WI Hwy-3/Crowsnest Hwy (at Medicine North Bay Hat) to Lethbridge Minneapolis - St. Paul, MN Hwy-60 and Hwy-127 in Nipissing Hwy-4 (at Lethbridge) to 1-15 (US Nashville, TN County 2008 RL 128 Navigation System...

  • Page 129: Operation In Alaska

    Hawaii have XM, but will realtimetraffic. This site provides traffic not function because the XM satellites coverage for each city, a demonstration (located above the US mainland) are too far away to obtain reception. video and FAQs. 2008 RL Navigation System 129...

  • Page 130: Information Screen Differences

    Setup screen differences item New Messages will appear The Setup screen differences are minor, grayed out. This is normal. and are listed below. See the Setup section (page 83) in this manual for additional Setup information. 2008 RL 130 Navigation System...

  • Page 131: Shipping A Vehicle To Or From Hawaii

    It is necessary to see your Hawaii dealer to allow viewing of local Hawaii maps. If the vehicle is shipped back to the continental US, return to your dealer for access to US mainland maps. 2008 RL Navigation System 131...

  • Page 132: 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 RL 132 Navigation System...

  • Page 133

    I cannot access my Calendar or Address Book. Why? 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 RL Navigation System 133...

  • Page 134

    • 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 116). • If the situation persists, see your Acura dealer for assistance. 2008 RL 134 Navigation System...

  • Page 135

    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 112. 2008 RL Navigation System 135...

  • Page 136

    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 RL 136 Navigation System...

  • Page 137

    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 116. 2008 RL Navigation System 137...

  • Page 138

    See page 101. My state does not observe daylight savings time. How do I You can turn off this feature. See page 101. turn off this feature? 2008 RL 138 Navigation System...

  • Page 139

    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 RL Navigation System 139...

  • Page 140: 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 RL 140 Navigation System...

  • Page 141: 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 RL Navigation System 141...

  • Page 142

    A random 4-digit number created by in the wrong location, or have an Located in the gauge assembly. See the client to protect personal incorrect name or address range. the Owner’s manual for additional information. information. 2008 RL 142 Navigation System...

  • Page 143

    (NAVI TALK/NAVI BACK buttons), and the front speakers. Waypoint - A temporary destination you may enter with on route (e.g., a gas station, ATM, etc.). See page 71. 2008 RL Navigation System 143...

  • Page 144: Voice Command Index

    Display climate control screen What time is it? Trip computer 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 RL 144 Navigation System...

  • Page 145: Navigation Display Commands

    * These commands are not available if 350 mile (560 km) scale traffic incidents. See page 24) you scroll the map while on route to Max zoom in a destination. Max zoom out Go home Messages 2008 RL Navigation System 145...

  • Page 146: 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 RL 146 Navigation System...

  • Page 147: Climate Control Commands

    Climate control vent train station Climate control bi-level (vent and travel agency floor) truck stop Climate control floor restaurant (all restaurant types) Climate control floor and defrost American restaurant Fan speed up Californian restaurant Fan speed down 2008 RL Navigation System 147...

  • Page 148: Temperature Voice Commands

    Temperature dual mode off Temperature dual mode* Driver temperature # degrees (#: 57 to 87 degrees F) Passenger temperature # degrees (#: 57 to 87 degrees F) Driver vent temperature adjustment Passenger vent temperature adjustment 2008 RL 148 Navigation System...

  • Page 149: Radio Voice Commands

    Radio FM1 preset # (#: 1-6) CD folder random* Radio FM2 preset # (#: 1-6) CD folder repeat* Radio AM preset # (#: 1-6) CD folder scan* Radio auto select* CD folder list Radio scan* 2008 RL Navigation System 149...

  • Page 150: Dvd Voice Commands (for 6 Disc Changer)

    “DVD track scan” “MP3 track scan,” “MP3 folder random,” and “MP3 folder repeat”) DVD track list * Repeating these commands switches MP3 track list (toggles) the function between On MP3 folder random* and Off. MP3 folder repeat* 2008 RL 150 Navigation System...

  • Page 151: Information Screen Voice Commands

    WMA normal play (resumes “Play” Calculator from these commands: “WMA Roadside assistance track random,” “WMA track repeat,” “WMA track scan,” “WMA folder random,” and “WMA folder repeat”) WMA track list WMA folder random* WMA folder repeat* WMA folder list 2008 RL Navigation System 151...

  • Page 152: Setup 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 RL 152 Navigation System...

  • Page 153: 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 RL Navigation System 153...

  • Page 154

    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 RL 154 Navigation System...

  • Page 155

    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 RL Navigation System 155...

  • Page 156

    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 RL 156 Navigation System...

  • Page 157: Index

    Display mode button Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink® ..............20, Client Assistance Driving to Your Destination Breadcrumbs ..............83 Climate Control Commands DVD Voice Commands Brightness .............28 Clock Adjustment By Address ...............32 Color By Address Book 2008 RL Navigation System 157...

  • Page 158

    Intersection ........Microphone ......Minimize Freeways ........10 Getting Started ..... Minimize Tool Roads ......144 Global Commands ......MP3/WMA Voice Commands Key to Zagat Ratings ........141 Glossary ........27, Go Home ......67 Going Off the Route 2008 RL 158 Navigation System...

  • Page 159

    Units (mile or km) ....Split Screen Guidance ....Unverified Area Routing ........28, 39, ....149 State Radio Voice Commands ......Unverified streets ........30, ........35, Street Read List ........ Update DVD ....Switching Display Mode 2008 RL Navigation System 159...

  • Page 160

    Visiting Your Dealer ..........91 Voice .....76 Voice Command Help ....144 Voice Command Index .......13 Voice Control Basics ....91 Voice Recognition Feedback ..14 Voice Recognition, Improving ..........84 Volume ........99 Waypoints ....150 WMA Voice Commands .......34, Zagat 2007 2008 RL 160 Navigation System...

  • Page 161

    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 RL Navigation System 161...

  • Page 162

    U.S. and available to you through the use of the other governments. SOFTWARE. For additional information on exporting the SOFTWARE, see http:// www.microsoft.com/exporting/. 2008 RL 162 Navigation System...

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