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FOREWORD

Thank you for purchasing a NISSAN automobile.

This user’s manual is for the Altima navigation system only. This manual contains operating instructions for the NISSAN Navigation System offered in your NISSAN Altima.

Please read this manual carefully to help ensure safe operation of the navigation system.

c Because of possible specification changes, sections of this manual may not apply to your vehicle.

cAll information, specifications and illustrations in this manual are those in effect at the time of printing. NISSAN reserves the right to change specifications or design at any time without notice.

cDo not remove this manual from the vehicle when selling this vehicle. The next user of this navigation system may need the manual.

Table of

Contents

Introduction

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

Getting started

 

2

 

 

 

 

 

 

Map settings

 

3

 

 

 

 

 

 

Setting a destination

 

4

 

 

 

 

 

 

Route guidance

 

5

 

 

 

 

 

 

Storing a location/route

 

6

 

 

 

 

 

 

Viewing technical information

 

7

 

 

 

 

 

 

Other settings

 

8

 

 

 

 

 

 

Voice recognition

 

9

 

 

 

 

 

 

General system information

 

10

 

 

 

 

 

 

Troubleshooting guide

 

11

 

 

 

 

 

 

Index

 

12

 

 

 

1 Introduction

How to use this manual . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

1-2

Safety information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

1-3

For safe operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

1-2

Laser product . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

1-3

Reference symbols . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

1-2

 

 

HOW TO USE THIS MANUAL

This manual uses special words, symbols and icons, organized by function.

Please refer to the following items and familiarize yourself with them.

Basic operations of the navigation system can be performed in a similar manner for all vehicle models. However, the map screen and setting screen may be different for each model. Set the navigation system as appropriate for your vehicle.

FOR SAFE OPERATION

m WARNING

This is used to indicate the presence of a hazard that could cause death or serious personal injury. To avoid or reduce the risk, the procedures must be followed precisely.

CAUTION

This is used to indicate the presence of a hazard that could cause minor or moderate personal injury or damage to your vehicle. To avoid or reduce the risk, the procedures must be followed carefully.

NOTE:

This indicates an item to help you understand and maximize the performance of your vehicle. If ignored, it may lead to a malfunction or poor performance.

REFERENCE SYMBOLS

INFO:

This indicates information that is necessary for efficient use of your vehicle or accessories.

Reference page:

This indicates the title and page that you should refer to.

MAP:

This is an example of how a button on the control panel will be shown.

“Route”:

This is an example of a key/item displayed on the screen.

Voice Command:

This indicates an operation by voice command.

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SAFETY INFORMATION

LASER PRODUCT

 

 

 

 

This system is primarily designed to help you reach your destination, and it also performs other functions as outlined in this manual. However, you, the driver, must use the system safely and properly. Information concerning road conditions, traffic signs and the availability of services may not always be up-to-date.The system is not a substitute for safe, proper and legal driving.

Before using the navigation system, please read the following safety information. Always use the system as outlined in this manual.

m WARNING

cWhen the driver wants to operate the navigation system, first park the vehicle in a safe location and set the parking brake. Operating the system while driving can distract the driver and may result in a serious accident.

cDo not rely on route guidance alone. Always be sure that all driving maneuvers are legal and safe in order to avoid accidents.

cDo not disassemble or modify this system. If you do, it may result in accidents, fire or electrical shock.

cDo not use this system if you notice any malfunctions such as a frozen screen or the lack of sound. Continued use of the system may result in accidents, fire or electrical shock.

cIf you notice any foreign objects in the system hardware, spill liquid on the system or notice smoke or a smell coming from it, stop using the system immediately and contact a NISSAN dealer. Ignoring such conditions may lead to accidents, fire or electrical shock.

CAUTION

c Do not keep the navigation system running with the engine stopped. Doing so may discharge the vehicle battery. When you use the navigation system, always keep the engine running.

c Some states/provinces may have laws limiting the use of video screens while driving. Use this system only where it is legal to do so.

This navigation system is certified as a Class 1 laser product.

The navigation system complies with DHHS Rules 21 CFR Chapter 1, Subchapter J.

m WARNING

c Do not disassemble or modify this system. There are no user serviceable parts in this navigation system.

cIf maintenance, adjustments and operations other than those specified in this manual are attempted, injury due to laser radiation and exposure could occur.

Introduction 1-3

MEMO

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2 Getting started

Control buttons and functions. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-2 Control panel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-2 Steering wheel switch. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-3 Start-up screen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-4 Menu screen types and how to operate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-5 Menu screens and their purposes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-5 Using controls to adjust values, levels, etc. . . . . . . . . 2-8 Map menu screen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-9 Start menu. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2-10 Functions disabled while driving. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-12 Operating maps . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2-13 How to view a map screen. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-13 Map screen types . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-14 Switching map view . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-15 Moving around within a map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-16 Changing the scale of a map. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-17

Storing your home location/address . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-18 How to store your home. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-18 Character (letter and number) input screen . . . . . . . 2-22 Phone number input screen. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-23 List screen. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2-25

Setting a destination . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-26 Searching for a destination . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-26 Starting route guidance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-29 Deleting a route . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-30 Setting the voice guidance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-31 Turning voice guidance on/off . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-31 Adjusting voice guidance volume . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-33 Voice recognition . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-34 NISSAN voice recognition . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-34 Basic voice control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-34 Voice command examples . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-36

CONTROL BUTTONS AND FUNCTIONS

CONTROL PANEL

h1

DAY/NIGHT:

 

Press to switch between the day screen

 

(bright) and the night screen (dark).

h2

TILT:

 

Press and hold to access the DVD-ROM

 

drive to remove or install the map

 

DVD-ROM.

h3

INFO:

 

Press to access system information.

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h4 SETUP:

Press to access system settings.

h5 MAP:

Press to display the current location map screen.

h6 DEST:

Press to enter a destination. Various methods for entering a destination are available.

“4. Setting a destination”.

Additional keys/items may appear on the touchscreen after pressing one of the above control panel buttons. For additional information, see the following sections.

“MENU”:

Touch to store a location or change settings on the current location map screen.

“Route”:

Touch to access guidance control functions (guidance cancellation, route priority, waypoint setting on the route, etc.).

“ZOOM IN”, “ZOOM OUT”:

Touch to change the map scale.

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h5 :

Press to start the voice recognition mode. Press and hold for 2 seconds to cancel voice commands when in the voice recognition mode.

h6 :

Use to enable BluetoothT Hands-FreePhone. For additional information, see the Owner’s Manual.

STEERING WHEEL SWITCH

h1 SOURCE :

Use to switch the audio mode (source). For additional information, see the Owner’s Manual.

h2 ENTER :

Move up or down to highlight an item on the screen, etc. Then press to select the highlighted item.

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h3 :

Press this button during a setting operation to return to the previous screen. In certain screens, this button can also be used to apply the setting. This button will only work when the “Back” key is shown on the screen.

h4 – or + :

Use to adjust the volume. These buttons have the same function as that of the volume knob. For additional information, see the Owner’s Manual.

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START-UPSCREEN

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1.The navigation system starts when the ignition switch is placed in the ACC or ON position.

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2.As the start-upscreen is displayed, read the precautions carefully, and touch the “I agree” key.

INFO:

If you do not touch the “I agree” key or push the ENTER button on the steering wheel in less than 30 seconds while the precaution is on the screen, the audio or off screen will be displayed.

Press the DEST, MAP, INFO, SETUP or button to return to thestart-upscreen.

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MENU SCREEN TYPES AND HOW TO

OPERATE

MENU SCREENS AND THEIR PURPOSES

Press the DEST, ROUTE, INFO, or SETUP button to display the corresponding menu screen.

How to select a menu item

Example: DEST button

There are two ways to select keys or items on the touch-screen.

h1 To select the preferred menu item, touch the key on the screen or

h2 Push the up or down button on the steering wheel switch. An item is highlighted accordingly, then press the ENTER button to select it.

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Using the touch-screen

Example: DEST screen

1.To select the preferred menu item, touch the key on the screen.

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2.Depending on the item selected, a detailed menu screen, a character input screen or a setting screen, etc. is displayed. On the screen displayed, make adjustments, input information, etc. accordingly.

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3.Touch the “Back” key to return to the previous screen without applying any changes.

Using the steering wheel switches

Example: DEST screen

1.To select the preferred menu item, push the up or down button on the steering wheel switches. After an item is highlighted, push the ENTER button on the steering wheel switches to select it.

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2.Depending on the item selected, a detailed menu screen, a character input screen or a setting screen, etc. is displayed. On the screen displayed, make adjustments, and input information, etc. accordingly.

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3.Press the button on the steering wheel switches to return to the previous screen without applying any changes.

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USING CONTROLS TO ADJUST VALUES, LEVELS, ETC.

Touch the keys on the screen or use the steering wheel switches to adjust the volume of the guidance volume, phone ringer vol., etc.

How to adjust

h1 Touch the“–”or “+” key on the screen. The bars of the corresponding adjustment item changes.

h2 Use the steering wheel switches by pushing up or down to select/highlight the item and then pressing the ENTER button. The value or bar indicating levels increases or decreases accordingly.

Touch the “Back” key on the touch-screenor

the button on the steering wheel switches to apply the setting.

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MAP MENU SCREEN

Touch the “MENU” key while the current location map screen or a scrolled map screen is displayed, to display the menu corresponding to that screen.

This menu allows you to quickly use helpful functions, such as storing a location easily and searching for nearby facilities.

To select a menu item, use the method described in “Menu screen types and how to operate” earlier in this section.

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Current location map screen

If the “MENU” key is touched while the current location map screen is displayed, the following options are available.

cStore Location:

Allows you to store the current vehicle location in the Address Book. The stored location can be retrieved as necessary to set it as a destination (waypoint).

“STORING A LOCATION”

(page 6-2)

cNearby Places:

Allows you to search for facilities near the current vehicle location, such as restaurants and gas stations, etc.

“SETTING A NEARBY PLACE”

(page4-35)

cMap View:

Switches the map type. It is used to switch between the 2D Plan View and the 3D Birdview™.

“SWITCHING THE MAP VIEW”

(page3-4)

cLandmark Icons:

Allows you to display facility icons near the current vehicle location on the map, such as restaurants and gas stations, etc.

“DISPLAY LANDMARK ICONS”

(page3-16)

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Scrolled location map screen

If the “MENU” key is touched while a scrolled map screen is displayed, the following options are available.

cNew Dest:

Allows you to scroll through the map and use the cursor location to set a destination. If a destination is already set, the old destination will be deleted and the new location will be set as the destination.

“SETTING FROM MAP”

(page4-13)

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cAdd to Route:

Allows you to set the cursor location as the destination or a waypoint.

This is available only when the suggested route is already set.

“SETTING A DESTINATION OR

WAYPOINT” (page5-15)

cNearby Places:

Allows you to search for a facility near the location where you scrolled to and set it as a destination or waypoint. Use the same search method as the one for Points Of Interest (POI).

“SETTING A NEARBY PLACE”

(page4-35)

cStore Location:

Allows you to store the location where you scrolled to in the Address Book. The stored location can be retrieved to set it as a destination or waypoint.

“STORING A LOCATION”

(page6-2)

cDelete:

Allows you to delete a stored location, destination or waypoint. To delete it, place the cross pointer over the corresponding icon.

START MENU

The start menu can be displayed using the steering wheel switch.

1.Press the ENTER button on the steering wheel switch.

2.Touch the key on the screen or highlight the preferred item and press the ENTER button.

INFO:

The ENTER button on the steering wheel switch can be used to display the start menu only when the map screen is displayed.

Available items

c Home:

Displays the current home location map screen if it has been set and calculates a route home.

“4. Setting a destination”

c Address Book:

Displays the address book screen. It is the same screen that appears when the DEST button is pressed and the “Address Book” key is selected.

“4. Setting a destination”

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cNearby Places:

Displays the nearby places screen. It is the same screen that appears when the DEST button is pressed and the “Nearby Places” key is selected.

“4. Setting a destination”

cPrevious Destinations:

Displays the previous destinations screen. It is the same screen that appears when the DEST button is pressed and the “Previous Destinations” key is selected.

“4. Setting a destination”

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FUNCTIONS DISABLED WHILE DRIV-

ING

cCancel Route Guidance: Cancels the current guided route.

Not all features can be manually operated while the vehicle is in motion. The text for these restricted features turn from white to gray and can-

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tion system may have a related command that can be used at any time.

OPERATING MAPS

In some cases, certain text will not be displayed on the screen.

Park the vehicle in a safe location and then operate the navigation system.

HOW TO VIEW A MAP SCREEN

The navigation system displays various information on the map screen.

Screen information

h1 Arrow and distance:

Appears on the upper left corner of the screen when the suggested route is set.

Indicates the distance to the next guide point and the turning direction at that guide point. The system can be set to not display this item.

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Indicates the current vehicle location and the direction of travel.

h3 Guide point:

Indicates a guide point on the route. h4 Route:

Touch this key to access the route settings. h5 Menu:

Touch this key to access the map menu or the map scroll menu.

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h6 /Direction indicator:

Indicates the direction of the map. Touch this key to switch the orientation of the map.

h7 Scale indicator: Indicates the scale of the map.

h8 Remaining time and distance to the destination:

Indicates the remaining time and distance to the destination.

h9 Suggested route:

Appears in bold yellow during route guidance.

h10 Voice:

Touch this key to repeat the voice guidance.

INFO:

cRoads with a width of 10 ft (3 m) or less may not be displayed on the map.

cThe system may require a long time for positioning. This is not a malfunction.

MAP SCREEN TYPES

Two types of map views are available: 2D Plan View and 3D Birdview™.

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Plan View

Plan View displays the map in a 2-dimensionalenvironment similar to a road map.

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