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    W ARNINGS W ARNINGS & NOTIFICA TIONS When used correctly, the GNS8400 enhances your driving experience. The voice and map information in the GNS8400 cannot be guaranteed accurate as road layout may change. Always follow the posted road signs and traffic laws. Do not mount the GNS8400 in a position which may obstruct the driver's view or pr[...]

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    1 3 2 Quick Start Guide BOX CONTENTS Please contact your place of purchase if any of the following items are missing. Main Unit This Owners Manual Start Here 1 ii QUICKST ART GUIDE Stylus-P en Carr ying Case SD Memor y Card (Australian model: 512MB) (NZ model: 128MB) Box Contents Suction-Cup Mount SD Card Reader External GPS Antenna Optional Access[...]

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    INST ALLA TION Please consider the following when choosing a mount location: ! Choose a location where the fixed antenna, when extended horizontally will have a clear view of the sky . ! Do not mount within any Airbag deployment areas. ! Do not mount where the driver's view will be obstructed or where safe operation of the vehicle may be obstr[...]

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    Connect P ower 1. Insert DC plug of Cigarette Lighter Lead into the DC P ower socket of your GNS8400 and connect the other end to the +12V - 24V cigarette lighter socket. QUICKST ART GUIDE MOUNTING 3 iv Glass Mount Bracket 1. Make sure the glass area you wish to attach the Glass Mount Bracket to is clean. 2. Double check that the final location doe[...]

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    POWER ON S CREEN T urn the ignition on and GNS8400 will power on. The GNS8400 is On when the buttons left and right of the screen are lit with a blue LED backlight. Press the POWER button at the left side of the GNS8530 momentarily to turn power On or Off . The screen may be turned on or off by pressing . The CAUTION NOTICE will appear on the displ[...]

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    CONTENTS CONTENTS Car Navigation ! Navigate to pre-programmed State/City locations ! Navigate to street address ! Navigate to over 500,000 pre-installed points of interest (POI) ! Mark often used destinations as My POI ! Dynamic voice and visual guidance: Constant route verification and re-calculation with turn by turn instructions ! Road Map ! TMC[...]

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    CONTROLS & VIEWS FRONT BACK 1 Main Menu Button 2 Screen On/Off Button 3&4 Map Zoom In/Out 5 Stereo Speaker 6 Mount Holder Bracket 7 GPS Antenna 8 Secure Digital Card Slot 9 Audio- Out Jack 10 GPS Antenna 11 P ower On/Off Button 12 V olume Control 13 P ower -Supply Jack 14 Stylus P en 2 5 OPERA TION 6 7 14 LEFT SIDE RIGHT SIDE 10 8 1 2 3 4 1[...]

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    USING THE TOUCHS CREEN The GNS8400 is designed to respond to touchscreen input. Momentarily touch the screen with the tip of your finger when making a selection (fig 3). Avoid applying excessive pressure to the screen or holding a finger for more than a moment (fig 4). Y ou may also use the stylus pen which is located at the bottom right side of th[...]

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    MAIN MENU MODES The GNS8400 will give voice guide and display alert (see displays below) of Fixed Speed Camera, Red Light Camera or Black Spots you are approaching. SAFETY W ARNING SYSTEM Fixed Speed or Red Light Camera L ocation 5 OPERA TION Black Spot Location NAVI - Car Navigation MUSIC - MP3/W AV Player MOVIE - AVI Movie Player PICTURE - Pictur[...]

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    T ouch the LCD and the TOOL BAR appears at the top and bottom of the Map Screen. The functions available in the T op T oolbar are to help you set your preferred map viewing settings. The name of the street you are currently on appears above the Bottom T oolbar which has available your menu and navigation options. T ouch to switch the map display co[...]

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    Map View Map View changes the way the onscreen map is displayed. The 3 settings are below . The current Map View appears in the top toolbar . T ouch the current selection to change to your prefer red view . ! - Heading Up Shows your position as always moving towards the top of the screen. ! - North Up Shows your moving direction with reference to N[...]

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    NA VIG A TION Navigate to an Address The Navigation (NAVI) feature may be accessed from the T oolbar . If you know the address you wish to navigate to then you may search for the address as follows: 1. T ouch The navigation menu appears. 2. T ouch . Then touch . The State list appears. 3. T ouch the desired State name. The City list appears. The pr[...]

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    NA VIG A TION Navigate to an Intersection If you wish to navigate to the intersection of 2 streets then you may search for the intersection as follows: 1. T ouch and the Navigation menu appears. 2. T ouch The State list appears. 3. T ouch the desired State name. The City list appears. The previous address is remembered when turned off . 4. Y ou may[...]

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    NA VIG A TION Navigate to a P oint Of Interest (POI) Y ou may search for a point of interest to navigate to, from the GNS8400 database. A table of POI categories and sub categories can be found on page 34. 1. T ouch The Navigation menu appears. 2. T ouch The State list appears. 3 T ouch state name at the top of the screen. The first page of POI app[...]

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    NA VIG A TION Navigate to a RECENT ROUTE or REVERSE ROUTE The GNS8400 stores a list of routes you have previously navigated to. 1. T ouch The Navigation menu appears. 2. T ouch Recent Route. The list of recent routes appears. 3. T ouch the desired recent route or use the scroll to view other recent routes. T ouch to view map route. If you wish to r[...]

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    MARK LOCA TION Mark current position Y ou may Mark your present position as follows: 1. T ouch The Save P osition display appears. 2. Y ou may choose a category icon for this position. The icon will appear in the map view . The icons are Quick Access icons. Quick Access icons show in the Navi menu. Quick Access icons cannot be Renamed. 3. T ouch to[...]

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    MARK as MY POI Y ou may Mark important or frequently used destinations as a My POI for easy access. T o Mark a My POI: T ouch . 1. F ollow the instructions to select a desired Address, Intersection or POI. 2. At the last step: T ouch the option. The Save P osition display appears. 3. Y ou may choose a category icon for this position. The icon will [...]

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    TRIP COMP UTER TRIP COMPUTER SPEED D A T A The T rip computer shows Average speed, Maximum speed, Driving distance and your current speed. There are two displays; Speed Data and T ime Data. 1. T ouch The Speed Data display is shown. 2. T ouch to reset the displayed statistics. The T rip Computer display will remain on the screen until another displ[...]

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    MENU The MENU icon gives access to various settings that may be changed to enhance your driving experience. MENU is available from the T oolbar . 1. T ouch The MENU list appears. 2. T ouch the desired menu option to view . Each option is described in the following pages Allows you to change settings which affect how the GNS8400 calculates the route[...]

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    Road Speed ROUTE SETTINGS When you select a destination to Navigate to, the GNS8400 will calculate the route following the guidelines in Route Settings. Y ou may change route settings to your preference. Route Option 1. T ouch The MENU list appears. 2. T ouch The Route Settings display with Route Option list. The Route Option name shows on the left[...]

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    MY POI EDITOR Y ou may view and edit the My POI list. Note: Quick Access locations may be changed at any time in the Mark location menu. 1. T ouch The menu list appears. 2. T ouch The My POI list appears. 3. T ouch to find the desired My POI. Y ou may use the keyboard to spell the name of the My POI and the list will be reduced as more letters are [...]

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    SAFETY W ARNINGS Speed W arnings provide a voice alert when a set speed is exceeded. Y ou may turn off or select which safety warnings (Fixed Speed Camera, Red Light Camera or Black Spot) to activate. Y ou may also turn off the moving speed warning or adjust the speed setting for road types. Safety W arning 1. T ouch The menu list appears. 2. T ouc[...]

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    MAP SETTINGS 1. T ouch . The product information display appears. 2. T ouch to exit. MAP Settings allows you to select what appears on the MAP display and the Auto Zoom setting. See the table for a description of each item. Map Settings 1. T ouch The menu list appears. 2. T ouch Map Settings list and current settings appear . 3. T ouch cur rent set[...]

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    SIMULA TIONS Y ou may use this feature to simulate a navigation route which may be helpful before driving. T est and Demo simulations may be operated using an optional AC adaptor or batteries indoors. Y ou may choose from a T est or Demo simulation. T est will run through the route once. Demonstration mode repeats the route continuously randomly ch[...]

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    21 GUIDE GPS ST A TUS GPS ACTIVA TED GPS INACTIVE The GPS icon always shows on the map screen. When GPS data is available the GPS ACTIV A TED icon shows. When the GNS8400 displays 'Searching for satellites' the GPS INACTIVE icon shows. If there is no GPS signal move to a clear view of the sky . Y ou may view the current GPS information by[...]

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    TURN GUIDE DES CRIPTIONS Turn Lef t Turn Right Take First Exit Take Second Exit Make a U T urn if possible Turn Right followed by Turn Left The following figures are provided to help with interpreting the voice guide you will hear during navigation. 22 GUIDE T ake the left lane T ake the right lane[...]

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    MAP S CREEN ICONS etc Department Store Airport Golf Course Bank Sports Centre P ost Office Stadium Car Dealer Swimming P ool Car Repair F acility Cinema Librar y Casino School Scenic Panoramic View College/University Winery Fire Brigade Zoo Hospital/P olyclinic Opera House P olice Station Caltex(P etrol) Boat Launching Ramp Hotel/Motel P etrol Stat[...]

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    24 MAIN MENU MODE The Main Menu facility gives you access to additional application modes. Press to access the Main Menu screen. NAVI - T ouch to go to navigation mode. MUSIC - T ouch to go to music playback mode to play mp3 and wav files. MOVIE - T ouch to go to the movie playback mode to play avi files. PICTURE - T ouch to go to the picture mode [...]

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    PLAYING MUSIC FILES Mode The GNS8400 will play MP3 and wav music files (converted for Windows Mobile(WIN CE)) saved onto the SD memor y card. If the supplied SD memor y card is short of capacity do not delete the map file to increase capacity . Purchase another SD card then you can save more files. The Music Screen with the last file played is disp[...]

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    26 MODE Control Bar/Button PLAYING MOVIE FILES When a movie file (avi file converted for Windows Mobile (WIN CE)) exists in the SD memor y card that is inserted into the device, it automatically searches and shows both the file list and the movie start screen. If the supplied SD memor y card is short of capacity do not delete the map file to increa[...]

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    MODE 27 T o view an image file, the bmp, jpeg, gif or png file must be saved in a SD memor y card. If the supplied SD memor y card is short of capacity do not delete the map file to increase capacity . Purchase another SD card then you can save more files. F or optimal performance view only images up to 1MB in size. Enlarge/Reduce Arrow-shaped butt[...]

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    28 MODE Othello Othello is a strategy game. The purpose is to finish the game with the greater number of blocks. 1. Y ou play against the program using the white coloured checkers. 2. Y ou can only move by placing your counter so that an opponent's counter or counters are blocked, horizontally , vertically or diagonally between your newly plac[...]

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    Cursor Location When the cursor is located at a city , the time in that city is displayed. MODE 29 Environment Settings Settings are applied immediately . The screen setting tabs appear . When accessing the screen setting tab, the last setting status appears. If a screen with changes is exited without touching the ‘Save’ button, the change is c[...]

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    30 MODE Setting Options Calibrate (Screen) Opening Screen Setting Maximum Minimum, Normal, Maximum[...]

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    MODE 31 BUIL T IN BA TTERY SPECIFICA TION 730mAh Li-Ion Battery V oltage 3.7V Capacity 730mAh Charging voltage 4.2V Charging current (Sleep Mode) 300mA Max. Brightness of Backlight Movie 2Hrs 30min Charging T ime Min. Brightness of Backlight Menu Screen 2Hrs 30min Max. Brightness of Backlight Movie 1Hr 15min~1Hr 20min Usage T ime Min. Brightness of[...]

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    32 S OF TW ARE UPD A TES MODE Y ou may connect the supplied SD memory card to a PC for sof tware updates. The Update CD contains a menu to enable you to access update files through the internet for; Operating data, Map data, Safety W arning data CD Contents: 1. User Guide 2. Navigation Program Map Data Safety W arning Data 3. End User Licence Agree[...]

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    33 MODE[...]

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    My POI Quick Access Cultural Centre Restaurant Cafes/Pub My POI list Entertainment Restaurant Restaurant Area Airport/Airline Airline Access Ferr y Boat Launch Ramp Airport F err y T erminal Shopping Department Store Y acht Basin Shopping Centre Bank/P ost Bank Wholesale Outlet P ost Government Court House Embassy Sports Golf Course Building Compan[...]

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    No Display If touchscreen not responding while driving then Safe Mode is on (see page 18). T ouchscreen not responding T urn off power . W ait a moment and turn back on. Clean LCD with LCD cleaner . Make sure you are only momentarily touching screen. No Sound Check volume. Make sure GPS antenna is Searching F or Satellites' still raised to a h[...]

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    W ARRANTY W arranty only valid in the countr y of original retail/sale. This warranty covers for one (1) year , the Product and included accessories. In the event that the Product does not conform to this warranty at any time while this warranty is in effect, the war rantor at its discretion, will repair the defect or replace the Product and return[...]

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    THANK Y OU FOR BUYING A UNIDEN PR ODUCT . © 2007 Uniden Australia Pty Limited. Uniden New Zealand Ltd. Printed in China[...]