Whistler GPS User Manual

Size:
311.24 Kb
Download

GALILEOGPS

Introduction

 

 

Introduction

If you have any questions concerning the operation of this Whistler product please call:

Customer Service

1-800-531-0004

Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm CT

or visit

www.whistlergroup.com

Please keep the receipt in a safe place. You may register your Galileo™ GPS online at: www.whistlergroup.com. If the unit is returned without a dated store receipt an out of warranty service charge applies.

Note: Your warranty period begins at the time of purchase. The warranty is validated only by a copy of the original store receipt. Now is the time to record the serial number of the unit(located inside the battery compartment), in the space provided in the warranty section of the manual.

1

Enjoy

GALILEOGPS

 

 

Dear Whistler Owner,

Thank you for purchasing the Whistler GalileoGPS. Please take the time to read the owner’s manual in order to understand and maximize use of the operating features. There is no better way to experience what’s near you or how to get there, than by using a Whistler GalileoHandheld GPS. Both the GalileoGPS and GalileoWhistler Mapsoftware were designed for ease of use to make your purchase and experience a pleasant one. This manual and our Whistler Customer Service are here to assist you. For more general GPS information or frequently asked questions, please see our FAQ page at www.whistlergroup.com.

Before using the GalileoGPS for the first time make sure that you read the important safety and use information in the sections that follow.

Enjoy

your

GALILEO

Handheld

GPS

Enjoy the GalileoGPS. Please drive safely.

Sincerely,

The Whistler Group, Inc.

2

GALILEOGPS Standard Packaging

Standard

This manual applies to the Whistler GalileoGPS and the

 

Galileo EliteGPS.*

Packaging

Includes

Standard Packaging Includes:

 

 

Galileo EliteGPS

1 GalileoGPS unit with base maps of the continental United States

2 Whistler MapCD’s with detailed maps of the continental United States

32 MB Standard Type II Flash Card

PC Interface Cable with USB Connection

Quick Start-UpGuide & Owner’s Manual

Whistler MapUser’s Guide

GalileoGPS:

1 GalileoGPS unit with base maps of the continental United States

1 Quick Start-UpGuide & Owner’s Manual

*Some parts of this manual apply to the GalileoGPSONLY with the optional GalileoGPS Accessory Upgrade Pack.

GalileoAccessory Upgrade Pack:

2 Whistler MapCD’s with detailed maps of the continental United States

32 MB Standard Type II Flash Card

PC Interface Cable with USB Connection

Whistler MapUser’s Guide

3

Safety Information

GALILEOGPS

 

 

Important Safety Information

WARNING: It is the user’s responsibility to use this product prudently and maintainsafe-drivingpractices at all times. This GPS should be used only by someone able to clearly understand the instructions and able to operate the controls. For proper safety we recommend that a passenger operate the Galileo. However, in cases where you are alone, it is recommended that you pull over to make any adjustments to the Galileo. It is also important to make sure that the unit is secure, does not block the driver’s field of vision, and will not become a hazard in case of an accident. Do not mount or place the Galileoon an air bag equipped steering wheel or passenger area. In case of an accident this can be deadly.

The Global Positioning System (GPS) is operated by the government of the United States, which is solely responsible for its accuracy and maintenance. The system is subject to changes which could affect the accuracy and performance of all GPS equipment.

Important

Safety

Information

4

GALILEOGPS

Software

 

 

GALILEO

Whistler Map

Software

The base map and detailed mapping software are provided by Navtech Technologies Corporation. The base map and optional detailed mapping software are as accurate and detailed as possible. Whenever maps are digitized, there is still a possibility that some inaccurate or incomplete data can be found. It is because of these inaccuracies that the Galileois a travel aid and is not intended for precise measurement in navigation or aircraft use.

Galileo/ Whistler MapSoftware Use Terms

Copyright laws protect the Galileo’s operating system and internal mapping software. The optional Whistler MapSoftware CD contains detailed mapping software(Standard on Galileo Elite) which is copyrighted. Please review carefully the software agreement information enclosed in the Whistler MapUser’s Guide.

Note: By opening the CD package you accept the terms and conditions listed in the agreement. Once opened, the CD package cannot be returned to the place of purchase.

All rights reserved.

5

FCC Compliance

GALILEOGPS

 

 

This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions:

(1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.

This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures:

Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.

Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.

Changes and modifications not expressly approved by the Whistler Group, Inc., may void the warranty. Repairs should be made only by an authorized Whistler Repair Center.

FCC

Compliance

6

GALILEOGPS

Table of Contents

 

 

Table

of

Contents

7

Features ...........................................................................................................................

8

External Functions ..................................................................................................

9

Button Functions .....................................................................................................

9

Battery Installation................................................................................................

10

Compact Flash Card (CF).....................................................................................

11

First Time Usage..........................................................................................................

12

Getting Started.......................................................................................................

12

Simulation Mode ........................................................................................................

13

Adjusting Contrast......................................................................................................

13

Night Viewing .......................................................................................................

13

Obtaining Satellite Signals.......................................................................................

13

Cold Start......................................................................................................................

14

Finding Your Way - Main Navigational Pages......................................................

15

Map Page ......................................................................................................................

16

Display Information...................................................................................................

17

Hide or View Icons ...............................................................................................

17

Points of Interests..................................................................................................

18

Measuring Distances ............................................................................................

18

Shortcut .........................................................................................................................

19

System Settings ...........................................................................................................

20

Change a Setting ...................................................................................................

20

Waypoints .....................................................................................................................

21

Set a Waypoint.......................................................................................................

21

Trip Page .......................................................................................................................

22

Set the Correct Time..............................................................................................

22

Reset Values ...........................................................................................................

22

Change the Track or Speed / Distance Measurements...................................

22

Compass Page ..............................................................................................................

23

Change a Route to Travel to................................................................................

23

Locating Services, Cities, Roads, POI’s, etc.......................................................

23

Find a City ....................................................................................................................

24

Set Location............................................................................................................

24

Search Settings ............................................................................................................

25

Find the Nearest Road..........................................................................................

25

Change the Nearest Search Setting ....................................................................

25

Main Menu Items........................................................................................................

26

Waypoints...............................................................................................................

26

Enter New Waypoint Coordinates .....................................................................

26

Routes............................................................................................................................

27

Enter a Route .........................................................................................................

27

Turn a Route On or Off ........................................................................................

28

Insert a New Waypoint into a Route..................................................................

28

Delete All or One Waypoint from a Route........................................................

28

Track Logs.....................................................................................................................

29

Start or Stop a Track Log......................................................................................

30

Clear a Track Log ..................................................................................................

30

Save a Track Log....................................................................................................

30

Change Track Log Information...........................................................................

31

Turn On / Off Track Log Display from the Map Page ...................................

31

Delete a Track Log ................................................................................................

32

Change Datum.............................................................................................................

32

Loading..........................................................................................................................

33

NMEA Output .............................................................................................................

33

Troubleshooting ..........................................................................................................

34

Galileo™ GPS Specifications...................................................................................

36

Settings..........................................................................................................................

37

Warranty Information ...........................................................................................

38-40

Features

GALILEOGPS

 

 

The Whistler Galileois designed to be user friendly and easy to operate. The GalileoGPS features include, but are not limited to the following:

Storage for 500 waypoints with names.

A track log (bread crumbs) with storage capability of five tracks and 2500 points each.

Seven (4 main) navigational screens including satellite, map(zoom in and zoom out capabilities), compass, trip, goto navigation, track logs, and shortcut screens.

Route building capabilities, with storage for 20 routes with 30 waypoints each.

16 MB of built in memory storing base map of the continental United States, waypoints and routes.

Expandability with additional memory and detailed Whistler Mapsoftware(with optional GalileoGPS Accessory Upgrade Pack).

Features

8