Bushnell 360400 User Manual
Model # 360400 / 360401 / 360402
Control & Display Guide
Degrees (compass mode)
Direction to Marked
or North Indicator
(in compass mode only)
Satellite Locked Icon
Location Mode Icons
(Home, Car, Favorite Spot)
Distance to Marked Location
or Compass Heading
(in compass mode only)
Note: Display as shown above is for reference only. All icons and data will not appear
simultaneously on the BackTrack’s display during normal operation.
Slide battery cover switch to unlock
1.Remove the battery cover on the back of the BackTrack after sliding the switch to the “unlock” position,and insert two AAA batteries (alkaline or lithium)*. Replace the cover and slide the switch back to “lock”. Change batteries when low power is shown by the battery indicator icon. Make sure the battery contacts are clean and replace both batteries at once.
Remove the batteries when storing the unit longer than a few weeks.
*Do Not Mix Old and New Batteries.
Do not mix battery
HOLD Mode/Power Button
2.HOLD (keep pressed for 2 seconds) theMODE/Power button to turn on the BackTrack. The BackTrack is ready to use when the Satellite icon on the display stops flashing(be sure you are outdoors with a clear view of the sky).
3.The BackTrack starts out in Compass Mode the first time you turn it on. An arrow points North, and the display shows the direction you’re facing in degrees (e.g. East=90 degrees). The directional arrow works best in both Compass and Location Modes with the unit held horizontally or “flat” in front of you. Return toCompass Mode anytime by pushing theMODE/Power button briefly until the “Compass” icon is selected again.
PUSH Mode/Power to select from three Location icons
4.To mark a location you want to get back to, PUSH theMODE/Power button one or more times to select one of the threeLocation Mode icons (“Home”, “Car”, or “Star”).
HOLD the MARK button down to save the location of your campsite (with the “Home” icon selected here)
5.After selecting the icon you want, HOLD theMARK button (while you are physically at or near the location you want to save), until the distance indication changes to “0”.Note: it does not matter which direction you face when marking the location.
1 Marking an
At the new location,
6.You may now turn the BackTrack’s power off by HOLDING down theMODE/Power button, or proceed to another location you want to mark. Be sure toselect a different icon before marking this new spot. If you hold downMARK with a previously used Location icon selected, you willreplace that one with your current location.
149 yds distance in direction of the arrow to your car in the parking lot
HOLD MODE/Power to turn unit back on. Display shows distance & direction
to the last (most recently) marked location.
616 yds distance in direction of the arrow to your campsite
PUSH MODE/Power to select the icon you used to store another location. Distance & direction to it are now displayed.
7. Returning to one of your previously marked locations is easy! Simply turn the BackTrack’s power back on (HOLD theMODE/Power buttons) and the BackTrack display will indicate the direction and distance back to themost recent location you marked. If you want to return to a different previous location, justPUSH theMODE/Power button to select the icon you used when you marked it earlier. To find your way back to the selected location, simply move in the direction the arrow points and watch for the distance to decrease. When you reach your destination, the distance displayed will be “0”.
Returning to Compass Mode
Compass heading in
degrees (towards Degrees symbol forward direction)
PUSH Mode/Power to select the
BackTrack’s Compass Mode
To use the BackTrack as a digital compass, simply PUSH theMODE/POWER until you see the arrow surrounded by the compass scale (circle of dots/lines), and the BackTrack8will again display an arrow pointing North, and the compass degrees for the direction it’s pointed(see red arrow above).
To ensure directional accuracy, hold the BackTrack out horizontally in front of you (parallel to the ground) and move it in a “figure 8” pattern a few times to
Changing the Distance Units
•To change the units from English to Metric, HOLD both theMARK andMODE/POWER buttons when any of the three location icons is selectedthe distance units display changes from “yd” to “m”. The BackTrack will automatically switch from yards to miles (or meters to km) for longer distances. It can display up a maximum distance of 999 miles or kilometers.
Turning on the Backlight
• PUSH MARK to turn on the display backlight at anytime. It will automatically turn off in
Auto Power Off
•Power automatically turns off after 10 minutes if no buttons have been pressed, or HOLD downMODE/POWER to turn off manually. When the BackTrack is turned back on, it returns to the last mode you selected.
HOLD both MODE/Power and
PUSH MARK to
MARK to select English or Metric
units for displayed distance
(yd & mi or m & km).