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    OWNER’S MANU AL Owner's Manual for the GNS8430 and GNS8435 In Car Na viga tion System[...]

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    W ARNINGS W ARNINGS & NOTIFICA TIONS When used correctly, the GNS8430/8435 enhances your driving experience. The voice and map information in the GNS8430/8435 cannot be guaranteed accurate as road layout may change. Always follow the posted road signs and traffic laws. Do not mount the GNS8430/8435 in a position which may obstruct the driver&ap[...]

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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. This Owners Manual Software CD Start Here 1 ii Suction-Cup Mount Bracket QUICKST ART GUIDE Carr ying Case SD Memor y Card SD Card Reader External GPS Antenna Box Contents Optional Accessories AC P ower Adaptor Main Unit +12V to +24V[...]

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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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    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 does not impede the safe operation of the vehicle. 3. Loosen the turn screw . Hold the Glass Mount Bracket up to the intended position and adjust the angle between the suction mount and bracket arm. T ighte[...]

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    POWER ON S CREEN T urn the ignition on and will power on. The 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 momentarily to turn power On or Off . The screen may be turned on or off by pressing ( model only). When the GNS8430/8435 powers on for the first time the[...]

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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 ! Rec[...]

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    FRONT BACK BOTTOM CONTROLS & VIEWS 1 Main Menu Button 2 Screen On/Off Button (Bluetooth Button - for GNS8435 model only) 3&4 Map Zoom In/Out 5 SD Card Slot 6 GPS Antenna 7 Mount Bracket Slots 8 External GPS Antenna Jack 9 Speaker 10 Audio- Out Jack 11 P ower Jack 12 P ower ON/OFF Button 13 V olume Control 1 2 OPERA TION 2 LEFT SIDE RIGHT SI[...]

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    USING THE TOUCHS CREEN The GNS8360 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). CARE & MAINTENANCE Please take the following steps to ensure your GNS8430/84[...]

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    4 MAIN MENU MODE The Main Menu facility gives you access to additional application modes. Press to access the Main Menu screen. Using SD Cards · The supplied SD memor y card has the map file stored with room for additional files. If the supplied SD memor y card is short of capacity for new files do not delete the map file to increase capacity . Pu[...]

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    PLAYING MUSIC FILES Mode The GNS8430/8435 will play MP3 and wav music files (converted for Windows Mobile(WIN CE)) saved onto the SD memory 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 [...]

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    6 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 increas[...]

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    MODE 7 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 per formance view only images up to 1MB in size. Enlarge/Reduce Arrow-shaped butt[...]

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    8 MODE P AIRS GAME This is a simple pairs game where you pair 2 cards with the same picture from among 32 different picture cards. Once you start the game, the preview mode will display all the cards for 5 seconds before starting actual game. The initial card selected will be reversed and the game time will begin. Once your game time is over , you [...]

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    MODE 9 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 canceled. SETTINGS[...]

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    10 MODE Setting Options Calibrate (Screen) Opening Screen Setting Navigation Auto Booting ON Boot up automatically with ignition ON[...]

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    12 MODE The GNS8435 includes Bluetooth® connectivity . With its integrated microphone, the allows you to answer and make calls from the touch screen. Pressing the Bluetooth button on the front of the launches the Bluetooth system. Settings T apping the Settings button opens the Settings Screen. GNS8435 GNS8435 BL UETOOTH (GNS8365 BT Model Only) Pa[...]

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    MODE 13 Select your phone from the list and tap Connect to connect the to your phone. GNS8435 When connection is successful, you will be prompted to enter your PIN code. T ap T ouch pad to open the on-screen key board and enter your PIN code. The default pin code is 0000. T ap OK to record your entr y . The will pair with your phone. Y ou may need [...]

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    14 MODE Pairing your Phone with the as a Headset Y ou may pair your phone with the as a headset by tapping the Headset button from the Main Menu. This method of connecting the to your phone is useful only if there has been difficulty connecting the as a hands free device. When you pair the and your phone this way , the allows you to answer calls on[...]

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    15 MODE Making a Bluetooth Call Select the Hands F ree button from the Bluetooth menu to place a call using a currently connected device. T ap the keys for the number you wish to call and then tap Call to initiate the call. T ouch Call -T apping T ouch Call opens the keypad Device List Screen This screen allows you to connect to a device, add devic[...]

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    16 MODE F avorites T apping F avorites accesses a list of your previously stored favorite numbers Adding Favorites If you have no F avorites on the F avorites list, the following screen is displayed. T ap Ye s to display the touch pad to add a Favorite. Y ou can also add a favorite number by selecting Add Favor . from the Favorites list screen. T a[...]

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    17 MODE Answering a Bluetooth Call When a call is received by a paired phone, the GNS8435 will display the Incoming Call screen which shows the number calling. In case the number is unknown, it will display "Absent". In-call Options During a call, you may press the Bluetooth button on the front case of the GNS8435 to open the screen of th[...]

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    18 MODE FUTURE S OFTW ARE IMPROVEMENTS The supplied SD memor y card can be connected, with use of an SD card reader (not supplied) to a PC for updating the navigation software or uploading media files. The supplied CD disc contains a PDF copy of this owner's manual, the GNS8430/8435 Navigation manual and a back up copy of the GNS8430/8435 Navi[...]

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    19 No Display T urn off power . Wait a moment and turn back on. T ouchscreen not responding 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 horizontal position. showing. Make sure the unit has a clear view of the sky . [...]

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    20 W ARRANTY (F) Where the Serial Number label of the product has been removed or damaged beyond recognition. W arranty only valid in the country of original retail/sale. P ARTS COVERED: This warranty covers for one (1) year , the Product and included accessories. ST A TEMENT OF REMEDY : In the event that the Product does not conform to this warran[...]

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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[...]

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    Na viga tion Manual for the GNS8430 and GNS8435 In Car Na vigation System NA VIGA TION MANU AL[...]

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    2 Copyright note The product and the information contained herein may be changed at any time without prior notication. This manual nor any parts thereof may not be reproduced or transmitted in any form either electronically or mechanically , including photocopying and recording, without the express written consent of Carpoint Co., Ltd . Whereis?[...]

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    3 Thank you for choosing Uniden Navigation as your door-to-door in-car navigator. This document is the detailed description of the software. Although Uniden Navigation can easily be discovered by experience, it is still recommended that you read through this manual to clearly understand the exact function of each button and icon.[...]

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    4 T able of Contents 1 W arnings and safety information 8 2 General information 9 3 Operating Uniden Navigation (Controls) 10 3.1 Screen buttons and controls 10 3.1.1 Direct selectors 10 3.1.2 List selectors 10 3.1.3 Sliders 1 1 3.1.4 Switches 1 1 3.1.5 Special switches 1 1 3.1.6 Switches in the Quick menu 12 3.1.7 Virtual keyboards 12 ABC-[...]

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    5 4.5.5 Cursor (No. 7) 31 4.5.6 Map scale (No. 8) 31 4.5.7 Menu (No. 9) 32 4.5.8 Map orientation and Overview (No. 10) 32 4.5.9 GPS position quality (No. 1 1) 33 4.5.10 Battery status (No. 12) 33 4.5.1 1 Sound muting (No. 13) 34 4.5.12 T rack Log recording/playback indicator (No. 14) 34 4.5.13 Cursor menu (No. 15) 34 4.5.14 Current street (No. 16) [...]

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    6 5.1.4 W arn When Speeding 55 Speeding tolerance 56 Alternative speed limit 56 Alternative speeding tolerance 56 5.1.5 Route Recalculation 57 Automatic 57 Ask First 57 Disabled 57 5.2 Map settings 58 5.2.1 Daylight / Night colour prole 58 5.2.2 Cockpit / Map mode map details 58 5.2.3 Alternative R[...]

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    7 5.7 Screen settings 66 Power management 66 5.7.2 Power management 66 Brightness 67 5.7.3 Brightness 67 5.7.4 Smart Zoom 67 Smart Zoom settings 68 Enable Overview mode 68 Restore Lock-to-Position and Smart Zoom 68 5.7.5 Route options 69 Off-route sensitivity and Recalculation delay 70 U-turn [...]

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    8 1 W arnings and safety information Uniden Navigation is a navigation system that helps you nd your way to your selected destination. It will determine your exact location with the help of an attached GPS device. The position information obtained from the GPS receiver will not be transmitted anywhere, so others will not be able to track you by [...]

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    9 2 General information Uniden Navigation is a navigation system optimised for in-car use. It provides door- to-door navigation for both single and multi-point routes using adaptable route parameters. Uniden Navigation is capable of planning routes throughout the whole map region installed on the memory card. Unlike some other products, Uniden Navi[...]

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    10 3 Operating Uniden Navigation (Controls) Uniden Navigation is designed for easy operation. All controls are operable by ngertips. Wherever possible, pushbuttons and lists are provided to make accessing functions or changing settings as easy as possible. 3.1 Screen buttons and controls The primary input channel of Uniden Navigation is the touc[...]

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    1 1 3.1.3 Sliders When a feature has several different unnamed (numeric) values, Uniden Navigation will show sliders that look like analogue potentiometers to set the desired value. If the value limits are not displayed at the ends of the slider , the leftmost position means the minimum value, while the rightmost position represents the maximum val[...]

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    12 planning a route) on the Route Parameters screen (Page 62) cannot be changed for some vehicle types. When such a vehicle is selected, not only the lamp but also the whole line becomes inactive and dark. These switches look different on a square display . The lamp is placed not left of the label but below it, and its shape is also different. Use [...]

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    13 ABC-type keyboards These keyboards contain only letters (Latin, Hebraic, Greek or Cyrillic). If you wish to enter numbers, you need to tap the Keys ( ) button to switch to the numeric keyboard. Use Backspace (arrow pointing left between Space and Keys) to delete the last letter you have entered if you have made a mistake, tap Space to en[...]

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    14 The numeric keyboard The numeric keyboard only contains numbers, on huge buttons. The special keys you nd on the other keyboards (except Space) are available here as well. Although QWERTY -type keyboards also contain number keys, when entering a house number , the program offers the more convenient numeric keypad.[...]

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    15 4 Discovering the program through the screens The best way to discover Uniden Navigation is to explore each screen in detail, and to nd out how to move from one to another . Read this chapter for a guided tour . Uniden Navigation starts by displaying the Main menu. This is the root of the screen hierarchy , but you only need to return here in[...]

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    16 No. Content 1 Uniden Navigation logo 2 Battery Status indicator 3 Button that displays GPS Status and opens the GPS Data screen 4 Button to open Find menu 5 Button to open About screen 6 Button to open Settings 7 Button to exit Uniden Navigation** (navigation stops) 8 Button to open Map screen 9 Current time 10 Current date 1 1 Current position [...]

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    17 4.3.1 GPS data displayed The virtual sky on the left represents the currently visible part of the sky above you, with your position as the centre. The satellites are shown at their current positions. The GPS receives data from both the green and grey satellites. Signals from the grey satellites are only received, while green ones are used by the[...]

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    18 Note: When the GPS connection cannot be established with the last used parameters (protocol, port and speed), Uniden Navigation keeps on trying to connect. T o save the battery power in cases when you use Uniden Navigation without a GPS, Uniden Navigation rst tries to open the port in every few seconds, but later only twice every minute. If y[...]

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    19 T urn on the Auto Correction switch to let Uniden Navigation frequently check and correct the GNS8430/8435 time with the GPS time. Below that button you will see the current values of the GPS and the GNS8430/8435 clocks. Y ou can check here whether any correction is needed. T ap the button to manually synchronize the time. Below the GNS8430/8435[...]

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    20 Note: Using the Advanced settings, you can force Cockpit mode to always start in 3D T rack-up view (Page 65). Y ou can still rotate and tilt the maps in either mode, but the next time you enter this screen, the preset look will reappear . Note: Similarly you can force Map mode to always start in 2D North-up view . 4.4.2 Zoom levels Uniden Naviga[...]

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    21 Y ou can change between day and night views manually in the Quick Menu (Page 43) or let Uniden Navigation do it automatically (Page 55) for you. Note: The automatic day/night mode is based upon the current date and GPS position by which Uniden Navigation calculates the exact sunrise and sunset times on the particular day at the particular locati[...]

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    22 Streets and roads have names or numbers for identication. Of course, this information can be displayed on the map. Uniden Navigation uses two different ways to show street labels. The conventional way is the same as a roadmap – it displays the name of the street aligned with the street. The alternative is a kind of virtual signpost stuck in[...]

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    23 4.4.6 Current position and Lock-on-Road When your GPS position is available, a blue arrow (yellow when using night colours) shows your location on the map. The direction of the arrow represents your heading. The arrow is sized and vertically rotated with the zoom and tilt levels to always look realistic. Uniden Navigation has a built-in Lock-on-[...]

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    24 Note: When your GPS position is available, and Lock-to-Position (Page 30) is active, the cursor is the current GPS position, the blue arrow . When you select another point by tapping the map, or using the Find menu (Page 74), the new Cursor is shown on the display with the red dot and the radiating red circles. 4.4.8 Marked map points (Pin) The [...]

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    25 POIs are represented by icons on the map. For a built-in POI it is the icon of the subcategory of the actual POI. For points you create, it is the icon you had chosen when you created the POI (it can be changed later). These icons are large enough to recognise the symbol, and semi-transparent so as not to cover the streets and junctions behind t[...]

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    26 4.4.10 Elements of the Active Route Uniden Navigation uses a multi-destination routing system in which you have a start point (your current location if GPS position is available), a destination, the line of the active leg of the route, and optionally via points and inactive legs. They are all shown on the map. The start point, via point[...]

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    27 Inactive legs of the route Future sections of a route are inactive. They are also shown on the map with the same colour but a darker tint than the active one. An inactive route section becomes active as soon as you reach its starting Via point. Roads in the route excluded by your preferences Although you can choose whether to i[...]

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    28 There are several controls that function in a similar fashion on the two screens. They are described on the following pages. Map screen contents: Cockpit screen contents: No. Display Control 1 (Cockpit only) T urn preview* Opens Route menu* 2 n/a Zooms in (optional) 3 n/a Zooms out (optional) 4 n/a T ilts down (optional) 5 n/a T ilts up (optiona[...]

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    29 No. Display Control 13 Sound on or muted Enables/disables muting 14 T rack Log recording or playback Opens T rack Logs screen 15 n/a Opens Cursor menu 16 (Cockpit only) Current street Opens Route Information screen 17 (Cockpit only) T ravel and Opens Route Information screen Route data** 18 (Cockpit only) Distance to n/a next turn*** 19 (Cockpit[...]

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    30 4.5.2 Zoom in and out (No. 2 & 3) These semi-transparent buttons are only displayed if “Zoom & T ilt” is enabled in the Quick menu (Page 42). Zoom will change the scale of the map. Zoom out shows a larger part of the map, while Zoom in shows a smaller part of the map in more detail. The automatic Smart Zoom function will do the neces[...]

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    31 This semi-transparent icon is displayed if GPS position is available, and the map has been moved. It also appears when you scale or tilt the map while Smart Zoom is enabled. This semi-transparent icon is displayed if GPS position is available, and the map has been moved or rotated. It also appears when you scale or tilt the map while Smart Zoom [...]

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    32 Y ou can use it in both 2D and 3D modes to scale the map. Drag and pull it right to zoom in, or left to zoom out. 4.5.7 Menu (No. 9) This button opens the Menu with the Find engine, the Quick menu, the Route menu and the exit button that takes you to the Main menu screen. The Menu will be described in detail later: Page 41. 4.5.8 Map orientation[...]

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    33 T ap the icon again to return to T rack-up (automatic rotation) mode. 4.5.9 GPS position quality (No. 1 1) Similarly to the icon found on the GPS Data screen (Page 18), the map screens also inform you about the GPS signal: • The black satellite dish with the red exclamation mark shows there is no connection with the GPS receiver . GPS navigati[...]

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    34 4.5.1 1 Sound muting (No. 13) By tapping this button you can quickly mute all sounds of the GNS8430/8435. This will not modify the volume level and the enabled or disabled status of the voice guidance or the key sounds (all to be set on the Sound Settings screen: Page 59), just mutes the sound output. When muting is enabled, the speaker icon is [...]

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    35 Tip: If you want to see the map around the Cursor , close the Cursor menu and reopen it. When this menu is opened manually , the map is always moved to have the cursor in the centre. The content of the Cursor menu depends on the screen (Map or Cockpit) and it is slightly different if there is an active route already planned. Y ou have the follow[...]

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    36 • Edit Cam: you can edit the parameters of the camera near or at the Cursor , or delete it. This menu point replaces Add Cam and is available only if the selected point is near or at a speed camera. A window will open up that contains the same settings as in Add Cam. In addition, it will have a Delete button that removes the camera from the ma[...]

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    37 While navigating a route, these elds show the estimated time needed to reach the destination (ETE), the distance to destination, and the estimated arrival time at the destination (ET A) by default. Y ou can choose what to display in these three elds during navigation, by going to Advanced settings / Display Options (Page 66). See the follo[...]

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    38 4.5.18 Approaching next turn (No. 20) This bar is only visible when approaching the next route event. It appears on the screen to visualise the distance when you get closer than 300 meters (1000 feet) to the next turn, and it remains visible till you reach the turn. This eld is displayed only when navigating a route. 4.6 Route Information scr[...]

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    39 Route line The upper part of this screen shows your planned route as a horizontal line. Its leftmost point is the start of the route, the rightmost one is the nal destination, and you can see your via point ags along the line, spaced in proportion to their distance. The blue (yellow at night) arrow representing your position will t[...]

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    40 Estimated Arrival This is an estimated value that can also be displayed in one of the Route data elds on the Cockpit screen as ‘ET A to destination’. It shows the estimated arrival time at the nal destination of the route based on information available for the remaining segments of the route. The calculation cannot take into ac[...]

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    41 • This icon warns you that Uniden Navigation had to recommend a route that doe s n ot matc h a ll you r p ref ere nce s g ive n a t th e R out e P ara met ers se tti ngs . • The recommended route contains areas only accessible to pedestrians. • The recommended route contains unpaved roads. • The recommended route contains roads that requ[...]

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    42 4.7.1 Find tab The rst page of the Menu is Find. It lets you select a destination without rst having to loc ate it on the ma p. The F ind me nu wil l b e de scr ibe d i n d eta il lat er her e: Page 74 . 4.7.2 Quick tab This provides quick access to some congurable options. 3D Map (switch) When the green light is on, the map sho[...]

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    43 Night Mode (switch) T urn on or off the night colours manually to override the automatic colour scheme switching. Note: Using this option turns off the Automatic Night Colours feature. Y ou need to re-enable it at the General settings screen (Page 54) to have the colours change automatically again. Manage POI (Points of Interest)[...]

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    44 Groups shown with a grey icon are hidden; blue icons are visible on the map, while the ones shown in two colours have some of their subcategories shown and some others hidden. If you highlight any of the POI groups by tapping them, the button in the bottom left corner will become Show if the POI group is hidden, or Hide if the group is shown or [...]

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    45 When the My POI Groups are displayed, you have the following options: • Show/Hide: similarly to built-in POIs, you have the possibility to show or hide all POIs of the selected category on the map. Groups with a blue icon are displayed; groups with a grey icon are hidden. • New: you can create a new My POI group by tapping this button. Y ou [...]

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    46 Here you have the following options: • OK: if you tap this button, the map screen returns with the selected POI in the middle. • Edit: you can edit the attributes (name, icon and group) of the selected POI. • Delete: you can delete any of your previously saved POIs. Uniden Navigation will ask you to conrm this action. Popup Info[...]

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    47 The original name of a track log is the date and time when it was recorded. Y ou can change their name to something more meaningful if you wish. Each track log has a colour , shown to the left of its name when the track log is visible on the map. If the track is not visible, an underscore character is shown here. T apping the line of the highlig[...]

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    48 • or export the data to the SD card in GPX format (T rack export button). • Replay: push this button to see a simulation of the saved track log on the map. A green icon (Page 34) will appear on the map screens to let you know it is not a y over but a simulation based on a real saved log. • Delete: you can delete a track log if it is not[...]

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    49 4.7.3 Route tab This menu contains options to manage different settings in the program. Recalculate This menu point is only available if an active route exists and GPS position is present. It brings up a menu with four options. Using one of these functions you can modify the current route. Recalculate This function repeats the route calc[...]

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    50 Note: This function is to give you an alternative for the next section of the recommended route. T o change later parts of the route or to avoid specic streets or turns, use the Avoid function in Itinerary instead (Page 50). Note: When you use this feature, Uniden Navigation will keep on excluding the same part of the map from later routes un[...]

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    51 The Itinerary is live and constantly updated when navigating a route. The list item coming next in navigation is the highlighted one until you highlight another one by tapping. After that, the highlight remains on the item you have selected. • Detailed Instructions: this is the list displayed when Itinerary is opened. It is the list of events [...]

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    52 Note: Y ou need not open Itinerary if you run into a roadblock or trafc jam. T o get an immediate alternative route use the Bypass function of Recalculate (Page 49). Note: When you use this feature, Uniden Navigation will keep on excluding the same part of the map from later routes until you manually delete the route (Page 50), or restart Uni[...]

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    53 Use the arrows on the right to browse through the list and tap any line to highlight it. Y ou can perform the following operations: • Add: you can add a new route point (or a new nal destination if the highlighted item is the last one in the list) after the selected point. The Find menu opens automatically to let you search for an address, [...]

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    54 5 Settings Uniden Navigation provides several settings in order to let you customise the functions of the program. The Settings screen can be accessed directly from the Main menu screen (Page 15) and from the map screens by using the battery icon (Page 33), while some of its sub-screens are accessible from other parts of the program. 5.1 General[...]

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    55 5.1.2 Set Favourite Destinations Y ou can select two of your most frequent destinations to be your favourites (Page 83). Y ou can start navigating to either of them by only two taps on the screen. The original names of these points are Home and Work. Y ou can rename them and specify their locations. T o determine the location you can use the sam[...]

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    56 Y ou can set two different kinds of behaviour for the warning: one is applied up to a certain speed limit and the other one is used above that. Speeding tolerance Uniden Navigation will warn you when you exceed the speed limit by the amount specied here. Select whether you want to specify the tolerance as a Fixed value (offset to the [...]

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    57 5.1.5 Route Recalculation Once a route is planned, this setting will tell Uniden Navigation what to do when you deviate from that route. Automatic The route will be recalculated automatically a few seconds after you go astray . Ask First Uniden Navigation can also ask your preference each time you leave the planned route. The rou[...]

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    58 5.2 Map settings Y ou can set a few parameters determining the appearance of the maps in Uniden Navigation. 5.2.1 Daylight / Night colour prole Uniden Navigation comes with different colour schemes for both daylight and night use. There is always one selected daytime scheme and one selected night-time scheme. Uniden Navigation uses these when[...]

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    59 Note: Y ou can only disable street names and POI icons if Uniden Navigation follows your position. As soon as you move the map and Lock-to-Position (Page 30) is disabled, street names and icons become visible again. T ap Lock to re-enable Lock-to-Position and have the labels and icons disappear again. 5.2.5 T extured Polygons Enable textured pol[...]

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    60 5.3.3 Key sound volume/switch The switch on the left can turn the key sounds on or off. Key sounds are audible conrmations of either pressing hardware buttons or tapping the touch screen. When key sounds are turned on, the slider on the right will adjust their loudness. In its leftmost position the key sounds are suppressed, in its rightmost [...]

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    61 5.4 Route parameter settings This is a very important page. Settings here determine how routes will be calculated. This screen is directly accessible from the Route Information screen (Page 38). 5.4.1 Method Use the handle to set the speed of the route calculation. In the leftmost position the route may not be optimal but the calculation will be[...]

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    62 (e.g. motorways for pedestrians), or some of the restrictions may not be taken into account (e.g. emergency vehicles have no restrictions). Available values: • Car • T axi • Bus • Lorry • Emergency • Bicycle • Pedestrian 5.4.4 Road types to include/exclude T o let the route t your needs you can also set which road types are to b[...]

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    63 T urning back on dual carriageways is not considered as a u-turn. Note: If you are not totally against u-turns, leave them on here, and add a certain penalty (equivalent extra distance to travel) in Advanced settings Route options (Page 70). Note: V ia points are handled as stopovers with regards to u-turns. It means disabling u-turns on this pa[...]

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    64 5.5.2 V oice language This button shows the current language of the voice guidance. By tapping the button you can select from a list of available languages and speakers. T ap any of these to hear a sample voice prompt. Just tap OK when you have selected the new spoken language. 5.5.3 Units Y ou can set the distance units to be used by the progra[...]

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    65 5.6.1 Display options These settings determine how Uniden Navigation displays different content elements or how it presents the screens. 2D in Map mode (and North-up orientation) The normal use of the Map mode is to browse the map and look for different places on it. It is usually done in a top down view having north towards the top of t[...]

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    66 Coordinate display format Positions are sometimes displayed with their addresses, and sometimes with their coordinates. This setting lets you choose between displaying coordinates in degrees (dd.dddddd); degrees and minutes (dd mm.mmm); or degrees, minutes and seconds (dd mm ss.s). Note: the coordinate display mode is independent from th[...]

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    67 Backlight always on Y ou can choose to have the lights always on. Use device settings Y ou can preserve the GNS8430/8435 device settings (previously set in the operating system at Start/Settings/Backlight). Smart powersave Y ou can also initiate this special feature of Uniden Navigation. When running on battery Smart Powersave will light up the [...]

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    68 Smart Zoom settings Y ou can set how close Smart Zoom can zoom in when approaching the next turn (Zoom-in limit), and the maximum zoom level to zoom out when the next turn is fur the r a way (Zo om- out li mit ). The d efa ult va lues ar e s et to be opt ima l i n m ost cas es. Enable Overview mode Y ou can congure how the Ove[...]

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    69 Restore Lock-to-Position T urn this switch on if you want Uniden Navigation to return to your current GPS position after you have moved the map during navigation. This is useful if you have moved the map accidentally , or if you have moved it to quickly check something near your route. After a certain timeout set below , the Lock button disappea[...]

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    70 Off-route sensitivity and Recalculation delay Depending on the quality of your GPS device, the GPS antenna location in the car and the environment you are driving in, route recalculation can behave differently . Uniden Navigation may think you have departed the proposed route and perform a recalculation even if you have not done so. When[...]

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    71 Note: By turning off Lock-on-Road you also turn off the GPS position error ltering. The position shown on the map will be subject to all position errors and position uctuations. 5.7.6 User data management Everything that was saved (pins, My POIs, Favourites, track logs etc.) or modied (Settings, History lists) since Uniden Navigation wa[...]

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    72 Remove Pins Normally Pins can be deleted one by one. Since they are shown at all zoom levels, and you may end up having too many of them, this button lets you delete all of them together . Uniden Navigation will warn you that you are about to lose all your Pins. Clear Data This button will delete all user data. It is a reset to f[...]

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    73 6 Find One of the most frequently used functions of Uniden Navigation is selecting the destination. Once you have the destination, you can start navigating. Getting to this point should be as fast as possible. Uniden Navigation provides you with a versatile search engine designed to nd your chosen destination after only a few taps on the scre[...]

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    74 Tip: If you want the selected point shown in the centre of the map, close and reopen the menu or wait until it closes and open it again. By opening the Cursor menu manually , the map will be moved to have the selected location in the centre. 6.3 Using the Find menu The Find menu is accessible by the Find & GO button at the Main menu (Page 15[...]

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    75 Y ou enter the module at Level 3. From this point you can go forward (down) to give the name of the street, then the house number or intersection, or backward (up) to change the city , state or country to search. Selecting the city , state and country to search in The rst screen of the address-search module is the list of recently use[...]

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    76 Y ou can accomplish this by using an alphabetic input screen (either an ABC- or a QWERTY -type). Y ou only need to enter the rst few letters, as the program only searches among the settlements that exist in the given state or country . If the name of the settlement is of more than one word, the searched pattern can be any or the combination o[...]

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    77 Once you have selected the city , you can continue by entering the street name as described here: Page .78 Changing the state (Australia, USA, etc.) Some of the maps contain state information. If the settlement you are looking for is in a different state, tap Other City then Change State from the list of recently used cities, then select the app[...]

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    78 Selecting a street or the centre of the settlement Once the settlement (or state in Australia) is selected, you can continue by specifying the street you are looking for . Selecting the centre of the settlement If you wish to navigate to the settlement displayed in the top centre of the screen, just tap Done before entering any letters. [...]

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    79 Enter the number , tap Done, and Uniden Navigation will show you the selected location on the map (or will start navigating immediately if you have selected Find & GO at the Main menu). Note: House numbers may not be available on the map of your region. Ask your local dealer for details. Tip: If you do not know the house number , just press [...]

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    80 • As several settlements have Paris in their name, the list of cities is not shown automatically . T ap Done to get the list of settlements containing ‘Paris’. • The rst settlement in the list is Paris, as it is the exact match. T ap it. • Now you need to enter the name of the street. • Y ou need not enter accents, the apostrophe,[...]

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    81 When you enter this page, the coordinates of the current GPS position (or the selected map point, the Cursor , if Lock-to-Position is inactive) are shown at the top of the display . The coordinates are always shown in the format congured in Advanced settings Display options (Page 66), but you can enter the coordinates in any of the three form[...]

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    82 The search will be carried out around a certain reference point. Always look at the current reference point shown in the green eld above the POI category buttons and conrm that it matches what you want. T o change the reference, tap the Change ref. button in the top right corner . Once you tap the Change ref. button, you are presented with[...]

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    83 • Filter from all the POIs of that level: tapping the Filter button will bring up a text input screen to let you narrow the list of POIs. If you tap Filter in the list of subgroups, you will only search in the group you are already in. • See all POIs of the current group in a list: tapping the All button opens the list of all points in the g[...]

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    84 Using the Find & GO function at the Main menu it is only two taps to start navigating to one of your Favourites. Note: If you try to access a favourite destination that you have not yet set up, Uniden Navigation will lead you to the setup page.[...]

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    85 7 T roubleshooting guide Thank you again for purchasing our product. We hope you will enjoy every minute of using it. However you may face difculties before you get really accustomed to Uniden Navigation. In such cases, please, refer to this table of frequently encountered problematic situations. I cannot nd the blue(yellow when using nigh[...]

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    86 Creating a multi-point route I have tapped the ‘Route T o’ button once for each destination but only the last one appears in the list, all previous points have disappeared. The ‘Route T o’ button is for starting a new route only . For a single route you tap this when the destination is selected. Multi-point routes can be created after yo[...]

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    87 I would like to create a new POI but there are others near its location, and the new menu point (POI) opens the list of POI instead of creating a new one. Look for the New button in the bottom left corner of the newly opened list. Using that button you can add your new POI as if it was opened from the Cursor menu. Sometimes the operating system [...]

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    88 8 Glossary The manual may contain many technical terms. Please look below for an explanation if you are unfamiliar with some of them. 2D/3D GPS reception: The GPS receiver uses satellite signals to calculate its (your) position. Depending on the current positions of the ever moving satellites in the sky , and the objects in your environment, the[...]

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    89 Automatic day/night colours: Based on the time and position given by the GPS device, Uniden Navigation is able to calculate when the sun rises and sets at your current location on this particular day . Using that information Uniden Navigation can change between the day and the night colour schemes a few minutes before sunrise and a few minutes a[...]

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    90 Lock-to-Position: When GPS position is available, Uniden Navigation will automati - cally keep moving the map to always have the blue (yellow at night) arrow , represent - ing your actual position, on the screen. Y ou can move the map to lose this position. Then the Lock button appears on the screen. T apping it will re-enable Lock-to-Posi - tio[...]

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    91 T rack-up: A kind of map orientation when the map is rotated to look always in the direction of your heading. See also North-up and Map Orientation. Via point: Routes in Uniden Navigation can have several (as many as you want) different destinations to reach in a specic order . All these points except the nal destination are called via poi[...]

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