Garmin color map navigator owner’s manual
Brand: Garmin, Pages: 92
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Searching for a Point of Interest
You can use the Find Point of Interest feature to locate a nearby
restaurant, lodging, landmark, public building, park, etc. However, you
must have downloaded MapSource detailed mapping that supports this
feature otherwise; these options, plus Address and Intersection options,
are not functional.To ﬁ nd a point of interest:1. Press and hold the MENU/FIND key to display the Find Menu.
2. Highlight a desired “Points of Interest” icon and then press
ENTERto display the list of nearest points.
3. Press the MENUkey to choose from search options or choose
“Select Category” to narrow your search.
4. Highlight the desired item from the list and then press ENTER
to display the Information Page for that item.If you are searching for a restaurant that is part of a national chain,
only the nearest restaurant to your location is displayed when you search
using the “Find Nearest” method. If you search using the “By Name”
method, then all of the locations for that chain in the mapping database
will be displayed, with the closest to your current location listed first.
Category List POI Information Page Search Method Find POI Topic List
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The Main Menu is the directory for all unit features not in the Main Page sequence. Use the
ROCKERkey to highlight a feature name and then press ENTERto display the feature page.
•Satellite - This feature allows you to observe the status of overhead GPS satellites.
•Trip Computer - This feature provides a variety of useful travel and navigation data.
•Mark - This feature allows you to mark and record your current location as a waypoint.
•Find - This feature provides a method for searching for map items in the unit’s basemap. •Tracks - This feature allows you to maintain a record of your movements (track log) with information.•Routes -
Allows you to create a list of points that you wish to navigate to in a speciﬁ c order and save for later use.
•Highway - A useful graphic perspective for navigating a route.
•Setup - Controls the settings for many of the unit operating system features.
•Proximity - Activates an alarm for a deﬁ ned radius around a speciﬁ ed waypoint.
•Calendar - An outdoor calendar with data access and waypoint association.
•Alarm Clock - Allows you to use the eTrex Legend C as an Alarm Clock.
•Calculator - A standard or scientiﬁ c calculator for measurement conversions, etc.
•Stopwatch - A multi-featured stopwatch.
•Sun & Moon - Sunrise and sunset times, moon phases and sun and moon positions for any given date and time.
•Hunt & Fish - A table of time frames for best hunting and ﬁ shing opportunities for any given location and date.
•Games - A series of challenging games, some incorporating GPS navigation.
The Main Menu
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The Trip Computer Page
Using the Trip Computer Page
The Trip Computer Page provides you with a wide variety of travel
data that is useful when navigating long distances. It indicates your cur-
rent speed, average speed, trip odometer and many other statistics useful
You can customize the Trip Computer display to meet your personal
requirements. Selecting the type of data to display is done in the same
manner as for the data ﬁ elds on the Map Page. (See page 11 for details.)
If you want to record new data for each trip, a “Reset” option is avail-
able. If you want to view signiﬁ cant trip data at a glance, you can use the
“Big Numbers” option, which shows fewer ﬁ elds with larger displays.
Before each trip, be certain to reset the trip information by highlight-
ing “Reset” from the options menu and pressing ENTER.
The Reset Page offers options for resetting trip computer data, clear-
ing the Track Log and deleting Saved Tracks,
Waypoints and Routes. This page allows you
select individual items, select all and unselect
all. Once your selections are made, high-
light the “Apply” button and press ENTER.
Answer “OK” to the Yes/Cancel prompt and
press ENTERto complete the reset.
Selecting the “Restore Defaults” option
returns the page to factory settings.
or press the
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Using a Track Log
The Tracks feature creates an electronic trail on the map page as you
travel about and is referred to as a Track Log. A track log contains informa-
tion about points along its path, including time, position and elevation.Use a Track Log to do the following:
• Record your movements for a given time and place and save it.
• Measure the area of any space you encompass with a track.
• Retrace your path in either direction.To create a Track Log:1. Press and release the QUITkey until the Main Menu displays.
Then use the ROCKERkey to highlight the Tracks icon.
2. Press ENTERto display the Tracks Page. The page contains On
and Off buttons to activate or cancel the Track Log and a Track
Log meter which displays the percentage of track log space used.
3. Beneath the Track Log ﬁ eld are four on-screen buttons to
“Setup” a track log, “Clear” the track log, “Save” a track log
and activate the “TracBack
®” feature for the current log.
4. To setup a track log, highlight the “Setup” button and press
ENTERto display the Setup page. Check ”Wrap When Full” to
continue recording when full by overwriting the oldest data with
Track Log Setup Page Tracks Page with Saved Track Log
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5. Highlight the “Record Method” ﬁ eld and press ENTERto display
the Distance, Time and Auto options. Because a track is made
of a series of points that deﬁ ne your path of travel, they can
be placed a speciﬁ ed “Distance” apart or placed at a “Time”
interval you specify. The “Auto” option allows you choose from
ﬁ ve intervals.
6. Next, set the interval for setting track points. You can choose
from distance, time or frequency values.
7.When completed, press the QUITkey to return to the Track Log
To save a Track Log:1. With the Tracks Page displayed, highlight the “Save” button and
pressENTER. A message asks “Do You Want To Save the Entire
Track?” If you select “Yes,” a “Saving Track” message appears
followed by the Saved Track Page. The new saved track is a
representation of the entire track log from beginning to end.
2. If you select “No,” a map showing the entire track appears and
prompts “Select the beginning point for the saved track.” Use
theROCKERkey to move the Panning Arrow to the point on the
track line that you want to become the beginning of the Saved
Track and press ENTER.
3. The next prompt asks you, “Select the ending point for the saved
track.” Use the Panning Arrow to identify a point on the track
that you want as the End Point and press ENTER. A “Saving
Track” message appears followed by the Saved Track Page. (cont. on following page)
Saved Track Page
Select Track Beginning PointSelect Track
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