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The MapSource info option displays version and map name(s) for any MapSource CD-ROM data
stored on an installed cartridge. A box appears to the immediate left of each map name (directly under
‘Enabled’). When the box is checked, the designated MapSource data will appear on the map—at the
appropriate map scales and when within the boundaries of that map’s area.
Also, when the box is checked the automatic routing data for that area is available. Routing data
is prioritized by type. If City Navigator and MetroGuide data are both available for the same area,
the City Navigator data will be used to determine routing. Keep this in mind, since there may be
times (e.g., outside the urban core area of City Navigator’s data) when using MetroGuide data will
be preferable.To turn individual MapSource maps on or off:1. Optional MapSource data must ﬁ rst be uploaded to a cartridge installed in your Navigator.
2. Select the ‘MapSource Info’ option from the Main Menu, then use the ROCKER KEYPAD to scroll
through the list of available maps.
3. If a check mark appears in the box to the left of a map name, that map is turned on and will
appear on the map display. If necessary, highlight the name of any listed map and press ENTER
to add or remove the check mark.Address and POI (points of interest) Find functions are always enabled for any MapSource City
Navigator or MetroGuide map loaded on the cartridge, regardless of whether the ‘Enabled’ box is
checked or not.
The System Info window shows the unit software version and unit ID number which you need
to have handy when you are unlocking detailed coverage areas from the GARMIN web site (see the
Quick Start Guide for details).
Check the box for the MapSource data that you want
displayed on the map.
You will need the unit ID number to unlock detailed
coverage areas from the GARMIN web site.
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System Setup Pages
The System Setup Pages can be accessed by pressing the MENU
key twice from any page to display
the Main Menu. Select ‘System Setup’ and press ENTER. This group of pages is used to perform
various System Setup functions. Each selectable page is denoted by a ‘ﬁ le tab’ at the top that identiﬁ es
the function of that page.
To select a System Setup option: 1. With the System Setup on the screen, select the ﬁ le tab for the desired function. The associated
information and options are automatically displayed when the ﬁ le tab is selected.
2. Once the desired ﬁ le tab has been selected use the ROCKER KEYPAD to select the desired
option to view or modify.
3. Press ENTER to change to a different option. In most cases, a list of available options is shown.
4. Use the ROCKER KEYPAD to select the desired choice, then press ENTER again to accept
5. Use the UP key to return to the ﬁ le tab area and select another ﬁ le tab, if desired.At some time, you may desire to change part of the System Setup back to the way it was the
ﬁ rst time you used your Navigator. This can be done by selecting the option called ‘Restore Original
Settings’.To restore the original settings: 1. Use the ROCKER keypad to move the cursor to the ﬁ le tab for which you want to restore the
2. Press the MENU key. A window is displayed with ‘Restore Original Settings’ selected.
3. Press ENTER. Only the settings for that ﬁ le tab are modiﬁ ed.
4. If desired, repeat steps 1 through 3 for other ﬁ le tabs.
The System Setup Pages allows you to customize the
features of the Navigator.
You can completely reset the system setup features to
their original settings.
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The ﬁ le tab headings and System Setup functions are:
General - GPS Mode, Keypress Tones, Attention Tone, Voice, Battery Type, and Units.
Guidance - Off-Route Recalculation, and Next Turn Pop-Up.
Routing - Route Preference, Calculation Method, Ask Me My Preference, Calculate Routes for, and
Avoid (U-Turns, Toll Roads, and Highways).
Time - Time Format, Daylight Savings, Time Zone, Time, Date, Sunrise, and Sunset
Safety - ‘Safe Mode’ On and Off.
Track Log - Recording, Percentage Full, and Clear Track.
Language - Selects desired operating language for on-screen Text and for audio Voice prompts.
Interface - Selects the proper interface format.
The following pages describe, in more detail, the available setting for each System Setup ﬁ le tab item.General File TabGPS Mode - Allows you to choose between three operating modes, ‘Normal’ with the GPS receiver
operating, ‘Battery Saver’ with a less frequent satellite signal updating process to save on battery power,
and ‘GPS Off ’ which allows you to operate the Navigator indoors (which saves on even more battery
power since the unit is not “listening” to satellites). The ‘Use Indoors’ option on the Map Page options
menu sets the operating mode to ‘GPS Off ’.
Keypress Tones - Allows you to determine whether or not the internal beeper sounds; On or Off. The
beep conﬁ rms that a button has been pressed.
Attention Tones - Determines if the voice prompts are preceded by a chime.
You can select when you want Voice Prompts to occur.
The ‘Attention Tone’ ﬁ eld determines if voice prompts are
preceded by a chime.
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Voice - The setting determines when the voice (and chime, if enabled) sounds. Selecting ‘Guidance
and Status’ allows the voice to be heard during navigation (e.g., “Drive point eight miles west and turn
right”). The single tone chime comes before all automatic voice navigation messages (if enabled). There
are three possible voice messages per route leg. The ﬁ rst one comes right after you have completed
a turn and are starting a new leg. The voice message will be preceded by a lower pitched tone. The
second message will come somewhere toward the end of the leg depending on how fast you are going.
This message is also proceeded by this lower pitched tone. The last message on the route leg comes
right before a turn and is preceded by a higher pitched tone.
Battery Type - Used to designate the type of batteries currently being used to power the
Navigator; Alkaline or Ni-Cad (Nickel Cadmium).
Units - Allows you to select the desired units of measure for distance in Miles or Kilometers. If you
select Miles, the speed will be shown in Miles per Hour and the elevation will be shown in feet.‘Guidance’ File TabOff-Route Re-calculation - Controls how the Navigator recalculates the route when you depart from
Next Turn Pop-Up - Controls when the Next Turn Page is displayed.
The ‘Off Road’ option is useful if you stop somewhere
on your trip where there are no roads (scenic area, etc.)
and you want to still navigate (via a straight line) using
the Navigator.Remember that a route with ‘Shorter Distance’ selected
will be shorter in distance but may take more time to
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Routing File Tab
The Routing Tab allows you to customize the routing features of the Navigator.
Route Preference—Determines what criteria are used for ﬁ nding the route to your destination. The
following options are available:
• Faster Time: This setting causes time to be used as the criteria for calculating your route. The routes
calculated with this setting will result in a faster ride but may be longer in distance.
• Shorter Distance: This setting causes distance to be used as the criteria for calculating your route. The
routes calculated with this setting will be shorter in distance but it may be a longer (time) ride.
• Off Road: This setting causes your route to be a direct line from you to your destination. This may be
useful outside of detailed map coverage areas.
Calculation Method—Allows you to control how thoroughly the Navigator searches for the perfect
route. There is a trade-off between the length of time it takes to ﬁ nd a route and the quality of that
route (or how close to the ideal route as determined by your Route Preference setting). The following
options are available:
•Quickest Calculation: This will give you the fastest results, minimizing the time you have to wait.
•Best Route: This will cause route calculations to take somewhat longer, but you will get the best
The ‘Ask Me My Preference’ setting can also be changed
from the Routing File Tab. This allows you to determine
your preference each time you select a new route.
Using the ‘Calculate Routes For’ option allows you to
take full advantage of the routing information contained
in the City Navigator Maps for planning the most efﬁ -
cient route for your type of vehicle.
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