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Table of Contents
Introduction ..................................4 Entering a Destination .............. 21 By Address Book...........................42
Manual Overview ............................4 By Address ....................................22 Adding Addresses to the Personal
System Overview ............................4 Selecting the State or Province........ 22 Address Book................................ 42
Accessories Precautions ..................5 Selecting the City ............................. 22 By Go Home ..................................43
Important Safety Information ..........5 Selecting the Street .......................... 24 Driving to Your Destination ..... 44
Map Overview .................................6 Entering the Street Number ............. 26
Driving to Your Destination ..........44
Current Street .................................... 6 By Intersection...............................26
Calculate Route to Screen..............44
Verified/Unverified Street.................. 6 Selecting the State or Province........ 27
Changing the Routing Method......... 45
Selecting the City ............................. 27
User Agreement ............................8 Viewing the Routes........................... 46
Selecting the Street .......................... 29
Viewing the Destination Map .......... 47
Getting Started ...........................10 By Places .......................................31
Map Screen ....................................47
System Controls ............................10 Finding the Place by Category ........ 31
Route Line ........................................ 47
Voice Control Basics.....................12 Finding the Place by Name.............. 35
Guidance Prompts ........................... 48
Finding the Place by Phone
Using the Voice Control System ...... 13 Map Screen Legend ......................... 49
Number ......................................... 35
Improving Voice Recognition .......... 13 Guidance Screen ............................50
Selecting an Item (Button) on the By Map Input.................................35
Guidance Screen Legend ................. 50
Showing the Map of Current
Screen .........................................14 Distance and Time to
Position......................................... 36
Selecting an Item in a List .............14 Showing the Map of City.................. 37 Destination..................................51
Using the On-screen Keyboard .....15 Showing the Map of State ................ 37 Direction List .................................51
System Start-up .............................16 Showing the Map of Continental Exit Info.
Map Screen Legend.......................18 USA............................................... 38 (Freeway Exit Information).......... 52
Map Screen Description ................19 By Previous Destinations...............39 Split-Screen Guidance ...................52
Zoom In/Out..................................... 19 By Today’s Destinations ...............40 Map Scale ......................................53
Map Scrolling .................................. 19 Editing Today’s Destinations List ... 40 Map Orientation.............................54
Displaying Current Location .........19 Adding Destinations to the List........ 41 Destination Icon.............................55
System Function Diagram .............20

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Table of Contents
Landmark Icons .............................55 Information Features ................ 68 Edit Waypoint Search Area.............. 88
Showing Icons on the Map............... 57 Information Screen ........................68 Guidance Mode................................ 89
Icon Options .................................... 57 Voice Command Help ...................68 Vehicle...........................................89
Going Off the Route ......................59 Map Legend...................................69 Off-road Tracking ............................ 89
Off-road Tracking..........................59 Calendar.........................................69 Correct Vehicle Position.................. 90
Viewing/Saving the Current Entering Your Schedule ................... 70 System Information .......................91
Location......................................60 Calculator.......................................71 Basic Settings.................................91
Pop-Ups and Disclaimers ..............61 Unit Conversion............................... 71 Keyboard Layout.............................. 91
Changing the Route .......................62 Units (mile or km) ............................ 91
System Setup .............................. 72 Voice Recognition Feedback ........... 91
Change Route By Screen ................. 62
Waypoints ........................................ 62 Setup Mode....................................72 Clock Settings................................92
Reroute: Avoid Streets ..................... 64 Setup Screen (first) ........................72 Clock Adjustment ............................. 92
Reroute: Detour............................... 64 Brightness ........................................ 72 Clock Type ....................................... 93
Reroute: Change Routing Method... 64 Volume ............................................. 72 Color ..............................................94
Cancel Current Route...................... 65 Display............................................. 73 Map Color........................................ 94
Back to Current Route ..................... 65 Guidance Prompts ........................... 74 Menu Color ...................................... 94
Changing Your Destination...........65 Contrast ........................................... 74
Setup Screen (second) ...................75 System Initialization .................. 95
Find Nearest (Voice command)....... 65 System Initialization ......................95
Go Home (Voice command) ............ 65 Personal Information .....................75
Address Book ................................... 75 Entering the Security Code............95
Using Joystick to Change
Home Address.................................. 79 GPS Initialization...........................96
Destination ................................... 65
Entering a Destination from the Menu PIN Number ..................................... 79 Map Matching................................96
Screen (while en route) ................ 67 User Name ....................................... 80 System Limitations .................... 97
Continue Trip Screen.....................67 Previous Destinations...................... 80
Routing & Guidance......................81 Database Limitations................. 99
Rerouting ......................................... 81
Unverified Area Routing.................. 82
Edit Avoid Area................................ 86

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Table of Contents
Customer Assistance ................101 Frequently Asked
Reporting Errors ..........................101 Questions ............................... 121
Honda Automobile Customer
Troubleshooting....................... 131
Service ......................................101
Visiting Your Dealer ...................102 Glossary .................................... 133
Obtaining a Navigation Update Glossary .......................................133
DVD .........................................102 Voice Command Index............ 136
Changing the DVD ......................103 Global Commands .......................136
PC Card Operation ......................104 Navigation General
Inserting the PC Card.................... 104
Commands................................136
Voice Control of PC Card
Navigation Display
Functions.................................... 104
Commands................................137
CD/CD-R Operation....................104
Voice Control of CD Functions ..... 105 Find Place Commands .................138
Radio Voice Commands..............139
Coverage Areas.........................106 CD Voice Commands..................140
Map Coverage .............................106 PC Card Voice Commands..........140
U.S. Detailed Coverage Areas....... 106 AUX Voice Commands...............140
Canada Detailed Coverage Information Screen Voice
Areas .......................................... 111
Commands................................141
Operation in Alaska and
Setup Screen (first)
Hawaii ......................................119
Commands................................141
Alaska ............................................ 119
Hawaii ........................................... 119
On-Screen Commands.................142
On-Screen Commands Assist......... 142
Shipping a Vehicle To or From
Hawaii ........................................ 120 Index ......................................... 144

Navigation System 3
Introduction
Manual Overview The back of this manual contains: System Overview
The manual is divided into the • Map Coverage (page 106) Your navigation system is a highly
following sections: sophisticated location system with voice
• Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) control that uses satellites and a map
• Getting Started - A basic introduction (page 121)
that discusses the controls and how to database to show you where you are and
communicate with the system. • Troubleshooting Guide (page 131) to help guide you to a desired
destination.
• Entering a Destination - How to enter • Glossary of Terms (page 133)
an address or locate a point of interest • Voice Command List (page 136) The navigation system receives signals
(POI). from the global positioning system
• Operation Specific to Alaska and (GPS), a network of 24 satellites in orbit
• Driving to Your Destination - An Hawaii (page 119)
explanation of the map features, around the earth. By receiving signals
guidance, and cautions. from several of these satellites, the
navigation system can determine the
• Information Features - Voice latitude, longitude, and elevation of
Command Help, Map Legend, your vehicle. In addition, a gyroscopic
Calendar, and Calculator. yaw sensor and a vehicle speed sensor
• System Setup - How to set up and in your vehicle keep track of the
tailor the system for your personal direction and speed of travel at all times.
use and use the Address Book.

4 Navigation System
Introduction
The navigation system applies this Accessories Precautions Important Safety Information
location, direction, and speed If you have front or side window tinting The navigation system can distract your
information to the maps and calculates a installed, be aware that if the tint has attention from the road if you focus on
route to the destination you enter. As metallic properties, it can seriously the screen or operate the system’s
you drive to that destination, the system degrade or prevent GPS reception. This controls while driving.
provides map and voice guidance. is because the GPS antenna is located
under the dashboard. Enter as much information as possible
The navigation system is easy to use. into the system before you begin
The locations of many places of If you plan to install electronic driving, or when the vehicle is stopped.
business and entertainment are already components, such as radar detectors, Then, as you drive, listen to the audio
entered in the system. You can select vehicle tracking devices, remote instructions and use voice commands
any of them as a destination by using the starters, additional amplifiers, or other when possible.
touch screen, joystick, or voice control. audio components, ensure that they are
not located near the navigation control
There are several ways to enter a unit under the dashboard, near the
destination, such as by point of interest navigation screen in the dash, or near
(POI), by address, by phone number, the GPS antenna under the dashboard.
and by selecting it from the map. The Signal noise emanating from these
last 50 destinations are saved for reuse devices can cause intermittent
at a later date. The system also allows disruption of the navigation system.
you to store a home address to simplify
returning home from your destination.

Navigation System 5
Introduction
The navigation system is designed to Map Overview
WARNING provide route information to help you
reach your destination. However, this Current Street
Using the navigation system route guidance may sometimes conflict
while driving can take your The current street on which your vehicle
with current road conditions such as is appears at the bottom of the map
attention away from the road, street closures, road construction,
causing a crash in which you screen (see page 18). A message saying
detours, and out-of-date map data. “Not on a digitized road” may appear
could be seriously injured or
killed. instead when you drive half a mile away
Additionally, the system itself has from a mapped road. For more details,
Follow all operating instructions certain limitations (see page 97). see Off-road Tracking on page 59.
and safety information in this Therefore, you must verify the audio
manual. and visual route information provided Verified/Unverified Street
by the system by carefully observing the Your navigation system has two kinds
While driving, do not look at the screen roadway, signs and signals, etc. If you of streets: verified (dark colored) and
or operate the system controls for more are unsure, proceed with caution. unverified (light colored). The
than a second or so at a time, and only Always use your own good judgment, differences between the two types of
after deciding you can do so safely. Pull and obey traffic laws while driving. streets are contrasted in the chart on
to the side of the road if you need more page 7.
time to look at the screen or operate the
controls. “Unverified” Road

“Verified” Road

6 Navigation System
Introduction
Verified streets (dark colored) Unverified streets (light colored)
These roads are found within metropolitan areas, and These roads are found in rural areas, and typically include
When
include interstate freeways and major roads residential streets away from the center of a town.
displayed
connecting cities.
Shown on daytime map screen as black or red, such as Shown on the daytime map screen as light brown.
Street color
interstate freeways.
The database vendor has verified these streets. These streets have not been verified by the database vendor. The
Information like turn restrictions, average speed, and system does not contain information on one-way streets, turn
Map quality whether it is a one-way street have been gathered and restrictions, or the road’s average speed. They are shown on the
used when creating your route to a destination. map for reference and may have errors in map location, naming,
and address range.
While driving to your destination, the displayed route Your route line is either a blue dotted “vector line,” or a dashed
Routing
line is solid blue. The system provides voice and map pink/blue line. For information on selecting this option, and the
differences
guidance to your destination. routing differences, see Unverified Area Routing on page 82.
There are no pop-up boxes urging extra caution during Regardless of whether the user chooses route guidance, there are
a route. However, because roads constantly change, cautionary screens before and during the route urging the user to
Cautions
you are urged to use common sense, and always obey be extra cautious, and obey all traffic restrictions. See Unverified
posted traffic restrictions. Area Routing on page 82.
Guidance Voice guidance issues instructions such as “In a half- The phrase “if possible” is added to each guidance instruction.
voice mile, make a right turn.” For example: “In a half-mile, make a right turn, if possible.”
Time and The time and distance “to go,” displayed while en Because the average speed of these roads is not known, the time
distance route to a destination, is based on the average speed and distance “to go” is based on a fixed average speed of 25 mph
“to go” and distance for the roads used for your route. for these roads.

Navigation System 7
User Agreement
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NAVTEQ database contents, INFO sublicensed to any third party for any damages caused by the use of the
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ZENRIN CO. database contents reuse in any manner. party.
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you are bound by the terms and • The DVD may not be decompiled, • The warranty on the DVD shall not
conditions set forth below. reverse engineered or otherwise extend to an exchange or refund due
By using your copy of the DVD, you disassembled, in whole or in part. to misspelling, omission of letters, or
have expressed your Agreement to the • The DVD may not be used in a any other cosmetic discrepancy in the
terms and conditions of this Agreement. network or by any other manner of contents of the DVD.
You should, therefore, make sure that simultaneous use in multiple systems. • The right to use the DVD shall expire
you read and understand the following either when the user destroys the
provisions. If for any reason you do not • The DVD is intended solely for DVD or software, or when any of the
wish to be bound by the terms of this personal use (or internal use where terms of this Agreement are violated
Agreement, please return the DVD to the end-user is a business) by the and the Licensors exercise the option
your dealer. consumer. The DVD is not to be used to revoke the license to use the DVD
for commercial purposes. or software.

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User Agreement
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Navigation System 9
Getting Started
System Controls OPEN button
Tilts the screen down to access the CD,
DVD, and PC Card slots.
AUDIO button
CLOSE button
OPEN button Return the screen to the original
position.
Screen Joystick/ENT button Pressing the OPEN button tilts the
screen down.
PC Card Slot CD Slot

INFO button

MAP/GUIDE button
MENU button
SETUP button
CANCEL button Navi DVD Slot
(Located behind
CLOSE button drop-down
cover)

NOTE:
• Voice commands are disabled when
ZOOM (IN)/ (OUT) buttons the screen is tilted down.
• Press the CLOSE button to return
the screen to the upright position.

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Getting Started
Joystick/ENT button SETUP button Other buttons
Moves left, right, up, and down to move Displays the Setup screens to change See the Audio section of the vehicle
the highlighting around the display, to and update information in the system. Owner's manual.
scroll through lists, or to look around a See page 72.
displayed map. After making a selection Screen
in a menu or list, push in on the joystick CANCEL button All selections and instructions are
to enter the selection into the system. Cancels the current screen and returns to displayed on the screen. In addition, the
In almost all cases, you can enter a the previous screen display. display is a “touch screen” – you can
selection into the system by using the enter information into the system by
voice control system, highlighting the NOTE: touching the images (icons) on the
item and pushing in on the joystick, or The NAVI BACK button on the steering screen with your finger.
by touching the appropriate item you wheel performs the same basic function.
wish to select. For example, if you need to enter a
ZOOM (IN)/ (OUT) buttons street name, a keyboard will be
INFO button Press ZOOM to zoom in (to show displayed. You can type in the street
Displays the screen for selecting Voice more detail), or ZOOM to zoom out name by saying or selecting the
Command Help, Map Legend, (to show more area and less detail) individual characters on the screen.
Calendar, and Calculator. See while a map screen is displayed.
page 68. ZOOM IN reduces the scale (showing Clean the screen with a soft damp cloth.
less area with greater detail). ZOOM You may use a mild cleaner intended for
MAP/GUIDE button OUT increases the scale (showing more use on liquid crystal displays (LCDs).
Displays the map. When en route, area with less detail). Harsher chemicals may damage the
switches between the map, guidance, screen.
and Direction list screens. See page 18 AUDIO button
or 49. Press to display the audio screen.
For information on audio system
MENU button features, see the Audio section of the
Displays the Enter destination by vehicle Owner’s manual.
screen. When en route, displays the
Change route by screen.

Navigation System 11
Getting Started
Voice Control Basics NAVI BACK button
Your vehicle has a voice control system This button has the same function as the
that allows hands-free operation of most CANCEL button. When you press and
of the navigation system functions. You release it, the display returns to the
can also control the audio system. The previous screen. When the previous
voice control system uses the NAVI screen appears, the system replays the
TALK and NAVI BACK buttons on the last prompt. This button is enabled for
steering wheel and a microphone near the navigation system commands only.
the map lights on the ceiling. However, it can be used to cancel an
audio voice command up to one second
Microphone after the command confirmation.
(on the ceiling)

NAVI TALK NAVI TALK button


button This button activates the voice control
system. Press and release it when you
NAVI BACK want to give a voice command. See
button Voice Command Index on page 136 for
a list of voice commands.

NOTE:
While using the voice control system, all
of the speakers are muted.

12 Navigation System
Getting Started
Using the Voice Control System If the system does not understand a If you hear a prompt such as “Please use
You should use the voice control system command or you wait too long to give a the touch screen to...” or “Please choose
as much as possible, and consider command, it responds with “Pardon,” an area with the joystick,” the system is
manual entry using the joystick as a “Please repeat,” or “Would you say asking for input that cannot be
backup method of entry. again.” If the system cannot perform a performed using the voice control
command or the command is not system.
Most of the system’s functions can be appropriate for the screen you are on, it
controlled by voice commands activated sounds a beep. Improving Voice Recognition
with the NAVI TALK button. To To achieve optimum voice recognition,
control your navigation system by Anytime you are not sure of what voice the following guidelines should be
voice: commands are available on a screen, followed:
you can always say “Help” at any
• Press and release the NAVI TALK screen. The system can then read the list NOTE:
button. of commands to you. Make sure the correct screen is
• Wait for the beep. displayed for the voice command that
When you speak a command, the system you are using. See Voice Command
• Give a voice command. generally either repeats the command as Index on page 136.
a confirmation or asks you for further
Once the microphone picks up your information. If you do not wish to hear • Lower the A/C fan speed during
command, the system changes the this feedback, you can turn it off. voice recognition operation, and
display in response to the command and However, hearing the feedback will adjust the airflow from both the
prompts you for the next command. familiarize you with the way the system dashboard and side vents so they do
Using the NAVI TALK button, answer expects commands to be phrased. See not blow against the microphone on
the prompts as required. the Voice Recognition Feedback the ceiling.
setting in Setup. • Close the windows.

Navigation System 13
Getting Started
• If more than one person is speaking at Selecting an Item (Button) Selecting an Item in a List
the same time, the system may on the Screen To scroll through a list, do one of the
misinterpret your command. following:
On most screens, there are items that
• After pressing and releasing the can be selected (like buttons with titles • Use the joystick to scroll through the
NAVI TALK button, wait for the such as OK or Return). To select an list item by item.
beep, then give a voice command. item on any screen, do one of the
following: • Use the voice control system and say
• Give a voice command in a clear, “Next” or “Previous” or use the “on-
natural speaking voice without • Use the voice control system and say screen” scroll up or down buttons, or
pausing between words. the name of the desired item. Almost the ZOOM buttons to scroll through
• If the system cannot recognize your all selectable items on the screen, the list page by page.
command because of background including some listed items, are
noise, speak louder. recognized by the voice control If you cannot find the desired name, or
system. have made an error, return to the
• If you are still having trouble with the previous screen by pressing the
voice control system, refer to Voice • Touch the desired item on the screen.
CANCEL or the NAVI BACK button.
Command Help on the • Move the highlighting to the desired
Information screen. item with the joystick, then push in To select the desired item in the list, do
on the joystick. one of the following:
Tip: • Use the voice control system, and say
If items are grayed out, this means that the item number of the desired item.
they cannot be selected. • Touch the item on the screen.
• Use the joystick to move the
highlighting to the item, then push in
on the joystick.

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Getting Started
Using the On-screen The names that can be used for each letter are shown below. For additional keyboard
Keyboard symbols, see page 142.
When the system needs input from you,
the display changes to a keyboard. Use
the displayed letters to enter the
information. Enter each letter by one of
the following methods:
• Using the voice control system, say
the desired letter on the screen.
• Move the highlighting to the desired
letter using the joystick, then push in Alpha Bravo
Charlie
Delta Echo Foxtrot Golf Hotel India Juliet Apostrophe
on the joystick. Apple Boy Dog Edward Frank George Henry Igloo John

• Touch the desired letter on the screen.


Kilo Lima Mike November Oscar Papa Quebec Romeo Sierra Tango Ampersand
King Larry Mary Nancy Paul Queen Robert Sam Tom
When speaking the letters or using
“spell mode,” you can substitute the
Uniform Whiskey Yankee Zulu Slash
name that represents each letter or Uncle
Victor
William X-ray Yellow Zebra
symbol. This improves recognition. The
system will only respond to the names
shown in the following graphic. For
example:
• To select the letter “A”: Say, “A”;
“Alpha”; or “Apple.”
• To select the letter “M”: Say, “M”;
“Mike”; or “Mary.”

Navigation System 15
Getting Started
Each entered letter will appear at the top You can choose to have your keyboard System Start-up
of the display. Say or select Space to displayed in alphabetized format as When you turn the ignition to ON (II), it
enter a space between words. Say or shown below: takes several seconds for the navigation
select Delete to erase a letter entered system to boot up.
incorrectly.
The first screen to appear is the
When entering an address, the system navigation system globe screen. The
searches the database for words that screen then changes to the Disclaimer
match the letters you are entering. As a screen:
result, you will notice that some letters
are no longer available.

When the system finds only one entry


that matches, it completes the entry of Or in a regular keyboard (QWERTY)
the name for you. If the system finds format as shown below:
more than one entry that matches your
input, the system displays a list.
Tip:
If you are unsure of the spelling of a
name, enter the letters that you are sure NOTE:
of, and then select List. The system The OK button does not appear
displays a list of names that most closely immediately. It appears after the
matches your input. software is loaded.

See Keyboard Layout in the Setup


screen (second).

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Getting Started
Read this disclaimer carefully so you By touching CLOCK TYPE, you can If you select OK, the reminder will not
understand it before continuing. Push in change the design of the clock screen. show up again. If you wish to have the
on the joystick, or touch OK, and the For details of the clock type, see reminder show up again later in the day,
map screen will appear on the display. page 74. touch the Remind Later button.
The “OK” cannot be activated by voice.
Tip: If you press the CANCEL button, the
NOTE: For information on clock adjustment, message will be displayed the next time
If you do not select OK, and then enter see page 92. you start the vehicle.
the Setup or Information screens, some
items are not available and will show up To return to the Disclaimer screen, NOTE:
as darkened buttons (grayed out). See press the MENU or MAP/GUIDE The system will display the current
System Function Diagram on page 20. button. message and any older or previously
unread messages, with the newest
If you do not press the joystick or touch If you have entered any Calendar message listed first.
OK, the screen will turn to the clock reminders, they are displayed after you
screen after 30 seconds. select OK.

If you are not planning to use the The Calendar reminder screen
navigation system at this time, touch remains displayed until you select OK
DISPLAY OFF to turn off the screen. or Remind Later, or press the
CANCEL button.

Navigation System 17
Getting Started
Map Screen Legend
Map Orientation “Breadcrumbs” Landmark Icon - Generic (see page 55)
(see page 54) (see Off-road Tracking
on page 59) Honda Dealer Acura Dealer
“North Up” Hospital School
Grocery Store Restaurant
“Heading Up”
Gas Station ATM
Hotel/Lodging Parking Lot
GPS Signal Strength Parking Garage Post Office
: Best Reception
: Good Reception Freeway Exit Information
Missing: Poor/No Reception Streets
(see Map Overview on page 6)
Current Map Scale Interstates or Freeways
(see page 53) Verified Streets
Unverified Streets
One-Way Traffic Icon (1/20 mile scale only)
(see page 55)
Map Features
ICON Button
(see page 57) : Park : Water Area
Vehicle Position (see page 60) Clock : Hospital : Cemetery
(Use voice command “Display the current location,” (see page 92)
or touch the icon to show current location.) CURRENT STREET/AUDIO INFO : Shopping Mall : University
Status Bar : Golf Course : Indian Reservation
Current street name or audio information is displayed. You can switch
this information by touching CURRENT STREET/AUDIO INFO. : Airport/Stadium/Business
(For information on the Current Street, see page 6.)
NOTE:
NOTE: If you move the joystick over an area (map features
See Map Legend on the Information screen for further explanation. shown above), the name is displayed on the screen.

18 Navigation System
Getting Started
Map Screen Description Displaying Current Location You can say “Save current location” or
You can say “Display current location” select Save on the screen to save the
Zoom In/Out or touch the vehicle position icon at any current location in your Address Book.
Use the ZOOM buttons to change the time to see the current address, latitude,
scale of the map. Zooming in increases longitude, and elevation. The screen Select Return to return to the previous
the detail, while zooming out gives you will change to: screen.
a wide area view. After changing the
scale, give the system a few moments to
update the display.
Map Scrolling
To view other areas on the map, move
the joystick left, right, up, or down. The
map will shift in that direction. To
return the map to your current location,
press either the MAP/GUIDE, the
CANCEL, or the NAVI BACK button.
NOTE:
The elevation will not appear when the
system is temporarily lacking proper
GPS information. The system elevation
may not agree with elevations shown on
roadside elevation signs, and may
fluctuate plus or minus 100 feet or more.

Navigation System 19
Getting Started
System Function Diagram E: E
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20 Navigation System
Entering a Destination
When you press the MENU button, the Places (see page 31) Today’s Destinations (see page 40)
display changes to: The system has been programmed with You can enter and sort up to five
the locations of many businesses, parks, destinations and store them in the
hospitals, etc. This selection lets you Today’s Destinations list. You can then
search these by category, name, or use the Today’s Destination selection.
phone number.
NOTE:
Map Input (see page 35) If Today’s Destinations is grayed
This selection allows you to point to a out, there are no Today’s Destinations
destination on the map using the entered.
joystick. This allows you to enter a
destination or address that may not be Address Book (see page 42)
listed in the database. This selection allows you to select a
Address (see page 22) stored address. The system can store up
This selection requires you to enter the Previous Destinations (see page 39) to a combined total of 200 User 1 and
city (and possibly the state) and the When you enter a destination with any User 2 addresses.
address that you want to go to. of the available selections (except
Address Book and Go Home), the Go Home (see page 43)
Intersection (see page 26) This selection allows you to select your
last 50 destinations are saved by the
This selection allows you to enter the system. Use this selection to choose a home or a common place as a
names of two intersecting streets in a destination again. destination.
city. This is useful if you know the
general location of your destination, but NOTE: NOTE:
not the exact address. If Previous Destinations is grayed If you have no home address entered,
out, there are no Previous Destinations the system prompts you for one.
entered.

Navigation System 21
Entering a Destination
By Address NOTE: Selecting the City
After you select Address from the • If you find that your city is not listed, This is helpful if the street runs through
Enter destination by screen, the it may be part of a larger several cities, and you know what city
display changes to: metropolitan area. Try entering the includes the street. The city you are in is
street first. displayed on the screen. If the city you
• Prior to departure, you can set areas want is displayed on the screen, say
to avoid. The system then includes “Select current city.” If your desired
them in its calculations for the destination is in another city, say or
destination you have entered. See enter that city.
Edit Avoid Area on page 86.
By Voice Control:
Selecting the State or Province Say “City” on the Find address by
The state you are in is displayed at the screen, and the display changes to the
top of the screen. If your desired Say city name screen. Say the city
destination is in another state, select name and the searching will begin.
Tip: Change State.
• When entering an address by voice, it
is more efficient to say the city name The display then changes to the Enter
first, then the street name. state name screen. Use the voice
• When entering an address by touch, it control system and say the name of the
is usually easier to enter the street state or use the on-screen keyboard to
first. A city or cities that the street enter the name of the state.
appears in will be displayed. For
your convenience, you do not have to
enter both city and street.
NOTE:
To improve voice recognition when
saying the city name, pronounce the
syllables as clearly as possible.

22 Navigation System
Entering a Destination
To enter the city name by voice spelling, The system has a talk back function. If By Touch Control:
say or select CHANGE TO Spell your spoken letter is not recognized, the Select City, and the display then
Mode on the Say city name screen, system will talk back to you. For changes to the Enter city name screen.
and the display will change to the Enter example, if you say “E” but the system Use the on-screen keyboard to enter the
city name screen. Say the city name by does not recognize the command, it will name of the city.
saying individual letters, or words that ask you, “Please select the number of
represent the letters, one at a time. the input letter from the list,” and the The system will display a list of city
following pop-up box will appear: names, with the closest match to the
name you entered at the top of the list.
Select the number (1-6) of the desired
city from the list.

You should select a letter by saying the


number.

Alternatively, to improve voice


recognition, you can say “Echo” or
“Edward” instead of “E.”
See page 15 for a list of available words
for each letter.

Navigation System 23
Entering a Destination
If the system does not find an exact Selecting the Street Say the street name by saying individual
match, select List when you finish By Voice Control: letters or numbers, or words that
entering the name of the city. Most of After you have selected the city, or if represent the letters, one at a time.
the cities and towns for that state are you say “Street” on the Find address
listed. by screen, the display changes to the
Say street name screen. Say the street
Listings of cities and towns in the non- name and the searching will begin.
detailed coverage area may have an
asterisk “*” next to their names. If you
select one, a pop-up box is displayed
saying, “No detailed street data...”, and
a street address cannot be entered (see
Map Coverage on page 106). Try
entering the street first, and then select
the city if available.

Select View Dest. Map and use the


joystick to select an icon, approximate
area, or street you wish to choose as To enter the street name by voice
your destination. Otherwise, a central spelling, say or select CHANGE TO
location of the city will be selected. If Spell Mode on the Say street name
you select a point of interest (POI) or screen, and the display will change to
road in an unverified area, you may or the Enter street name screen.
may not have routing in these areas. See
Map Overview on page 6.

24 Navigation System
Entering a Destination
The system has a talk back function. If By Touch Control: The system will display a list of street
your spoken letter is not recognized, the After you have selected the city, or if names, with the closest match to the
system will talk back to you. For you selected Street in the beginning, name you entered at the top of the list.
example, if you say “E” but the system the display changes to the Enter street Select the number (1-6) of the desired
does not recognize the command, it will name screen. Use the on-screen street from the list.
ask you, “Please select the number of keyboard to enter the name of the street
the input letter from the list,” and the (like ELM or 42ND) that is your
following pop-up box will appear: destination.

To enter the name of a major highway,


you must use the full name, including a
hyphen. For interstates, use an “I” (I-
10). For U.S. highways, use “US” (US-
18). For state highways, use the two
character state designation (CA-101).
For county roads, use the appropriate
designation (G-2, for example).
Tip:
You should select a letter by saying the
number. When entering a street, you do not need
to enter the direction (N, S, E, W) or the
Alternatively, to improve voice type (St, Ave, etc.). The system will
recognition, you can say “Echo” or automatically determine that for you,
“Edward” instead of “E.” based on your entered city and street
See page 15 for a list of available words number.
for each letter.

Navigation System 25
Entering a Destination
Entering the Street Number If you did not select a city in the By Intersection
After you have completed the street beginning, the street name you selected After you select Intersection from the
name, the display changes to the Enter might appear in more than one city. The Enter destination by screen, the
street number screen. Use the voice system will give you a list of cities that display changes to:
control system and say the address the street appears in. Select the desired
number as a continuous string of city from the list. The system then
numbers. For example, the address 1527 displays the Calculate route to screen
should be spoken as “One, five, two, (see Driving to Your Destination on
seven.” You can also use the on-screen page 44).
keyboard to enter the street number.
Tip:
Some address numbers may not be If the particular address you want
available on the selected street. For cannot be found, select Map Input and
example, let’s say the individual address use the joystick to select the appropriate
ranges for a selected street name are 1 - location on the map (see By Map Input
20 and 9,000 - 10,000, with an overall on page 35). Tip:
range shown on the display of 1 to When entering an address, it is usually
10,000. If you try to enter a number Select View Dest. Map and use the easier to enter the street first. A city or
outside the individual address ranges joystick to select an icon, approximate cities that the street appears in will be
such as 500, the system will show this area, or street you wish to choose as displayed. For your convenience, you
number as unavailable (grayed out). your destination. Otherwise, a central do not have to enter both city and street.
location of the street will be selected. If
• When using the on-screen keyboard, you select a point of interest (POI) or
the system only allows you to choose road in an unverified area, you may or
available address numbers. may not have routing in these areas. See
• When using voice control, the system Map Overview on page 6.
beeps if you try to select an
unavailable (grayed out) address
number.

26 Navigation System
Entering a Destination
NOTE: Selecting the City To enter the city name by voice spelling,
• If you find that your city is not listed, This is helpful if the street runs through say or select CHANGE TO Spell
it may be part of a larger several cities, and you know what city Mode on the Say city name screen,
metropolitan area. Try entering the includes the street. The city you are in is and the display will change to the Enter
street first. displayed on the screen. If the city you city name screen.
• Prior to departure, you can set areas want is displayed on the screen, say Say the city name by saying individual
to avoid. The system then includes “Select current city.” If your desired letters, or words that represent the
them in its calculations for the destination is in another city, say or letters, one at a time.
destination you have entered. See enter another city.
Edit Avoid Area on page 86.
By Voice Control:
Selecting the State or Province Say “City” on the Find intersection by
The state you are in is displayed at the screen, and the display changes to the
top of the screen. If your desired Say city name screen. Say the city
destination is in another state, select name and the searching will begin.
Change State.
The display then changes to the Enter
state name screen. Use the voice
control system and say the name of the
state or use the on-screen keyboard to
enter the name of the state.

Navigation System 27
Entering a Destination
The system has a talk back function. If By Touch Control: If the system does not find an exact
your spoken letter is not recognized, the Select City, and the display then match, select List when you finish
system will talk back to you. For changes to the Enter city name screen. entering the name of the city. Most of
example, if you say “E” but the system Use the on-screen keyboard to enter the the cities and towns for that state are
does not recognize the command, it will name of the city. listed.
ask you, “Please select the number of
the input letter from the list,” and the The system will display a list of city Listings of cities and towns in the non-
following pop-up box will appear: names, with the closest match to the detailed coverage area may have an
name you entered at the top of the list. asterisk “*” next to their names. If you
Select the number (1-6) of the desired select one, a pop-up box is displayed
city from the list. saying, “No detailed street data...”, and
a street address cannot be entered (see
Map Coverage on page 106).

Select View Dest. Map and use the


joystick to select an icon, approximate
area, or street you wish to choose as
your destination. Otherwise, a central
You should select a letter by saying the location of the city will be selected. If
number. you select a point of interest (POI) or
road in an unverified area, you may or
Alternatively, to improve voice may not have routing in these areas. See
recognition, you can say “Echo” or Map Overview on page 6.
“Edward” instead of “E.”
See page 15 for a list of available words
for each letter.

28 Navigation System
Entering a Destination
Selecting the Street Say the street name by saying individual The system has a talk back function. If
By Voice Control: letters or numbers, or words that your spoken letter is not recognized, the
After you have selected the city, or if represent the letters, one at a time. system will talk back to you. For
you say “Street” on the Find example, if you say “E” but the system
intersection by screen, the display does not recognize the command, it will
changes to the Say street name screen. ask you, “Please select the number of
Say the street name and the searching the input letter from the list,” and the
will begin. following pop-up box will appear:

After you have completed the first


name, the display changes to the Say
intersecting street screen. Say the
name of the other intersecting street.

To enter the street name by voice You should select a letter by saying the
spelling, say or select CHANGE TO number.
Spell Mode on the Say street name
screen, and the display will change to Alternatively, to improve voice
the Enter street name screen. recognition, you can say “Echo” or
“Edward” instead of “E.”
See page 15 for a list of available words
for each letter.

Navigation System 29
Entering a Destination
By Touch Control: The system will display a list of street If you did not select a city in the
After you have selected the city, or if names, with the closest match to the beginning, and the intersection appears
you select Street in the beginning, the name you entered at the top of the list. in more than one city, you will see the
display changes to the Enter street Select the number (1-6) of the desired Select a city screen. The system will
name screen. Use the on-screen street from the list. give you a list of cities that the
keyboard to enter one of the names (like intersection appears in. Select the
ELM or 42ND) of the intersecting desired city from the list. If more than
streets. one intersection appears in a city, select
the desired intersection from the Select
To enter the name of a major highway, an intersection screen. The system
you must use the full name, including a then displays the Calculate route to
hyphen. For interstates, use an “I” (I- screen (see Driving to Your Destination
10). For U.S. highways, use “US” (US- on page 44).
18). For state highways, use the two
character state designation (CA-101). Tip:
For county roads, use the appropriate After you have completed the first street If the particular intersection you want
designation (G-2, for example). name, the display changes to the Enter cannot be found, select Map Input and
intersecting street screen. use the joystick to select the appropriate
Tip: location on the map (see By Map Input
Enter the name of the other intersecting
When entering a street, you do not need street using the on-screen keyboard. on page 35).
to enter the direction (N, S, E, W) or the
type (St, Ave, etc.). The system will Select View Dest. Map and use the
automatically determine that for you. joystick to select an icon, approximate
area, or street you wish to choose as
your destination. Otherwise, a central
location of the street will be selected. If
you select a point of interest (POI) or
road in an unverified area, you may or
may not have routing in these areas. See
Map Overview on page 6.

30 Navigation System
Entering a Destination
By Places • The second best method is to select Finding the Place by Category
After you select Places from the Enter Category, Restaurant, and type of The Category option gives you a list of
destination by screen, the display food. After you select Place Name categories or types of businesses to
changes to: by Keyword and search method, select from with the following screen:
enter the keyword “Bucks.” The list
will include all restaurants that have
the letters “bucks” anywhere in the
name.
• You can try to enter “Bucks” using
Name, but you may have to search
through a list that might include
Bucks Welding, Bucks Surplus, etc.
NOTE:
There are three ways to find a place or • Prior to departure, you can set areas Tip:
point of interest (POI), by Category, to avoid. The system then includes
them in its calculations for the If you are not sure of the spelling of a
Name, or Phone Number. place, the best way to find it is to use the
destination you have entered. See
Edit Avoid Area on page 86. keyword search. Select Category,
Let’s assume you want to find a coffee choose a category and subcategory
shop (restaurant) called “Bucks.” • You can enter the desired destination
using the voice control system. For from the menus, then select Place
• If you know the phone number of the information on the available voice Name by Keyword, and enter the
coffee shop, select Phone Number, commands, see Voice Command partial name.
then enter the 10-digit number with Index on page 136.
area code. This is the quickest way to
find it.

Navigation System 31
Entering a Destination
Auto Service Restaurant Travel
The subcategories are Acura Dealers, This category is broken down into types The subcategories are Airport,
Honda Dealers, Gas Stations, etc. of food, giving you a selection by each Automobile Club, Bed & Breakfast, Bus
type: All Types, American, French, Station, Camping, Commuter Rail
Banking Japanese, etc. Station, Ferry Terminal, Hotel/Motel,
The subcategories are ATM, Bank, etc. Named Place, Park & Ride, Parking
Tip: Garage/House, Parking Lot, Rental Car
Community When trying to find a specific Agency, Resort, Rest Area, Tourist
The subcategories are City Hall, Civic/ restaurant, select the category ALL Information, Train Station, etc.
Community Center, Convention/ TYPES. Some restaurants may be
Exhibition Center, Court House, Higher miscategorized. Advanced
Education, Library, Post Office, School, If you do not find the category or
etc. Shopping subcategory you need in the other
The subcategories are All Shopping, options, you can find the categories with
Emergency Accessories/Jewelry, Auto Parts & a keyword. When you select this option,
The subcategories are Hospital, Police Electronics, Books/Music/Video, the display changes to the Enter
Station, Roadside Assistance, etc. Clothing, Groceries, Home keyword for category screen. Enter the
Improvement, Mall/Department Store, keyword using the on-screen keyboard.
Lodging Office Supplies/Electronics, Pharmacy/
The subcategories are Bed & Breakfast, Drug Store, Pet Food/Supplies, Sewing/ When the system finds the categories
Hotel/Motel, etc. Linen, Shoes/Bags, Sporting Goods, and with the keyword you entered, the display
Toys/Arts/Crafts. changes to the Select a category screen.
Leisure Select the desired category.
The subcategories are Amusement Park, Tip:
Golf Course, Historical Monument, When trying to find a specific store,
Marina, Movie Theater, Museum, Park/ select the category ALL SHOPPING.
Recreation Area, Performing Arts, Some stores may not be in the right
Sports Complex, and Tourist Attraction. category.

32 Navigation System
Entering a Destination
After selecting a category, the system Place Name by Keyword If you select the Sort by Distance to
will give you the options of Place If you do not know the exact name of Travel option, the Enter keyword for
Name by Keyword, Sort by the destination, you can find the place place screen appears. Enter the
Distance to Travel, City Vicinity, or with a keyword. When you select this keyword using the on-screen keyboard.
Place Name with the following option, the display changes to: If the system does not find an exact
screen: match, select List when you finish
entering the keyword. The system starts
searching for places that match the
entered keyword. If you see your
desired place, select it from the list.
If not, scroll through the list to find the
desired place.

You can find your destination with a


keyword using the Sort by Distance
to Travel option or City Vicinity
option.

Navigation System 33
Entering a Destination
If you select the City Vicinity option, Sort by Distance to Travel City Vicinity
the Enter city name screen appears. When you select this option, the system The system allows you to find points of
Enter the name of the city using the on- gives you a list of all the places in the interest in the vicinity of the city you
screen keyboard. The system will subcategory. This list is arranged by entered. When you select this option,
display a list of city names, with the distance from your current location, the display changes to Enter city name
closest match to the name you entered at with the closest at the top of the list. screen. Enter the name of the city using
the top of the list. Select your desired the on-screen keyboard. If the system
city name from the list. Once you have does not find an exact match, select List
selected your desired city name, the when you finish entering the name of
Enter keyword for place screen the city. Select a desired city from the
appears. Enter the keyword using the list.
on-screen keyboard to specify the
desired place. Once you have selected the city, the
display changes to Enter a place name
Once you select a place, the system then screen. Enter the name of the place
displays the Calculate route to screen using the on-screen keyboard.
(see Driving to Your Destination on The distance and direction to the
page 44). destination at the top of the list are Once you select a place, the system then
shown in the screen. The distance displays the Calculate route to screen
shown is straight line distance (as the (see Driving to Your Destination on
crow flies), not driving distance. Select page 44).
the number (1-4) of the desired
destination from the list.
Once you select a place, the system then
displays the Calculate route to screen
(see Driving to Your Destination on
page 44).

34 Navigation System
Entering a Destination
Place Name Finding the Place by Phone By Map Input
When you select this option, the display Number After you select Map Input from the
changes to Enter a place name screen. The Phone Number option allows Enter destination by screen, the
Enter your selection, using the on- you to select a destination by its display changes to:
screen keyboard. telephone number. Only telephone
numbers stored in the system under the
Once you select a place, the system then Places (of business) option are
displays the Calculate route to screen recognized. The system does not contain
(see Driving to Your Destination on residential telephone numbers, or
page 44). numbers you may have entered in your
Finding the Place by Name personal Address Book.
The Name option allows you to enter Tip:
the name of a business, and then shows If you know the phone number of a point
you a list of businesses with the same or of interest (POI), its uniqueness makes it
similar names to select from. Use the the fastest entry method. When using the NOTE:
name option only if you know the exact voice control system, the entry should be • Prior to departure, you can set areas
spelling of the place. If unsure, use the spoken as a continuous string of to avoid. The system then includes
Category option. numbers. For example, the telephone them in its calculations for the
number (310) 555-4000 should be destination you have entered. See
spoken as “Three, one, zero, five, five, Edit Avoid Area on page 86.
five, four, zero, zero, zero.” • For information on the available
voice commands, see Voice
Command Index on page 136.

Navigation System 35
Entering a Destination
Showing the Map of Current If desired, use the ZOOM buttons to If you selected a single icon or road
Position change the map scale. When you have segment within the target mark, the
The Current Position selection the crosshairs on the desired icon, map following screen appears. Push in on the
assumes that you are looking for a feature, or road, push in on the joystick. joystick again to calculate a route to the
destination in the immediate area. The The address of the location will appear selected destination.
display changes to: at the top of the screen.
NOTE:
The selected icon or road segment is
displayed on the 1/2 mile (800 meter) or
less map scale.
If this is the desired destination, push in
on the joystick again. If not, use the
joystick to reposition the crosshairs,
then push in on the joystick again to
display the new address.
The red arrow indicates your vehicle
position. Find your desired destination
by moving the joystick left, right, up, or
down. The map and crosshairs will
move in the same direction.

The yellow box indicates the area you


will see when you click on the current
map with the joystick. The scale will
decrease each time you push in on the
joystick, until Select a destination
appears at the top of the screen.

36 Navigation System
Entering a Destination
If you selected multiple icons within the Showing the Map of City Showing the Map of State
cursor radius, the following screen With the City selection, the display With the State selection, the display
appears. Select an item from the list. changes to the Enter city name screen. changes to the Enter state name
Then select OK to calculate a route to screen.
the selected destination. When you have entered the desired city,
the display changes to a map. The After you select the desired state, the
starting location will be the central display changes to a map of the state,
position in the selected city. with the crosshairs located near the
middle.
See Showing the Map of Current
Position on page 36 for instructions on The yellow box indicates the area you
finding and entering your desired will see when you click on the current
destination. map with the joystick. The scale will
decrease each time you push in on the
joystick, until Select a destination
Once you select an address, the system appears at the top of the screen.
then displays the Calculate route to
screen (see Driving to Your Destination
on page 44).

Navigation System 37
Entering a Destination
Use the joystick to move the crosshairs If this is the desired address, push in on Showing the Map of Continental
to the area of the state close to your the joystick again. If not, use the USA
intended destination. If desired, use the joystick to reposition the crosshairs, With the Continental USA selection,
ZOOM buttons to change the map scale. then push in on the joystick again to the display changes to:
When you have the crosshairs in the display the new address.
desired area, push in on the joystick.
The address of the location you have If you selected a single icon or road
selected will appear at the top of the segment, push in on the joystick again to
screen. select the new address. If you selected
multiple icons within the cursor radius,
NOTE: select an item from the list on the
The selected icon or road segment is screen.
displayed on the 1/2 mile (800 meter) or
less map scale. Once you select an address, the system
then displays the Calculate route to
screen (see Driving to Your Destination The yellow box indicates the area you
on page 44). will see when you click on the current
map with the joystick. The scale will
decrease each time you push in on the
joystick, until Select a destination
appears at the top of the screen.
Use the joystick to move the crosshairs
to the area of the country for your
intended destination. Then push in on
the joystick.

38 Navigation System
Entering a Destination
If desired, use the ZOOM buttons to By Previous Destinations NOTE:
change the map scale. When you have Every time you route to a destination, • If Previous Destinations is
the crosshairs on the desired icon, map that destination is saved by the system. grayed out, there are no Previous
feature, or road, push in on the joystick. Up to 50 destinations can be stored. Destinations entered.
The address of the location you have Select Previous Destinations from • When finishing a “Today’s
selected will appear at the top of the the Enter destination by screen to Destinations” trip, the Today’s
screen. choose one of those destinations. Destinations list entries are stored to
this list, beginning with the date (e.g.,
NOTE: After you select Previous item 1 shown on the previous screen).
The selected icon or road segment is Destinations, the display lists the last • Because both the Home address and
displayed on the 1/2 mile (800 meter) or 50 destinations entered, with the most personal Address Book list can be
less map scale. recent appearing first. protected by a PIN, they do not show
up in the previous destination list.
If this is the desired address, push in on
the joystick again. If not, use the
joystick to reposition the crosshairs,
then push in on the joystick again to
display the new address.

If you selected a single icon or road


segment, push in on the joystick again to
select the new address. If you selected
multiple icons within the cursor radius,
select an item from the list on the
screen.

Once you select an address, the system


then displays the Calculate route to
screen (see Driving to Your Destination
on page 44).

Navigation System 39
Entering a Destination
Scroll through the list and say the line By Today’s Destinations Editing Today’s Destinations
number (1-6) of the destination, or touch You can create a “trip” by combining up List
the desired destination you want. to five destinations previously selected If you change your plans, you can
on the Calculate route to screen. modify the Today’s Destinations list
Once you select the desired destination, order by distance, or by order of entry.
the system then displays the Calculate Select Today’s Destinations from
route to screen (see Driving to Your the Enter destination by screen and the Say or select Input to sort the list by the
Destination on page 44). display changes to: entry order, and say or select Distance
NOTE: to sort the list by the distance order. To
• Prior to departure, you can set areas delete a destination, say or select
to avoid. The system then includes Delete and the display changes to
them in its calculations for the Select a destination to delete screen.
destination you have entered. See Select the destination to delete and say
Edit Avoid Area on page 86. or select Done to perform the deletion,
• For information on the available and the display returns to the previous
voice commands, see Voice screen. To cancel the deletion, press the
Command Index on page 136. CANCEL button.
NOTE:
NOTE: For information on the available voice
If Today’s Destinations is grayed commands, see Voice Command Index
out, there are no Today’s Destinations on page 136.
entered.

40 Navigation System
Entering a Destination
Adding Destinations to the List The display then changes to show you NOTE:
After you have used any of the other all the current entries on the Today’s When finishing a “Today’s
selections from the Enter destination Destinations list. Press the MENU Destinations” trip, the Today’s
by screen to select a destination, the button to return to the Enter Destinations list entries are stored to
display changes to: destination by screen. the Previous Destinations list,
beginning with the date (e.g., item 1
The system automatically sorts the shown below). This entry contains all
destinations stored in the Today’s the destinations that were included in
Destinations list for the best path. the Today’s Destinations itinerary. This
allows you to reselect the entire Today’s
Destinations content at a later date.

To add this to the Today’s Destinations


list, select ADD TO Today’s Dest.
NOTE:
If ADD TO Today’s Dest is grayed If the displayed list shows your plans,
out, the Today’s Destinations list is select the first destination. The system
already full (five destinations have been will guide you to the destination
stored). according to the order of the list. When
you reach the destination, it will be
automatically removed from the list.

Navigation System 41
Entering a Destination
By Address Book The system then displays a list of the Adding Addresses to the
This selection allows you to choose a places entered in your personal Address Personal Address Book
personal address entry for a destination. Book. Selecting Category, you can There are two ways to enter addresses to
After you select Address Book from sort the displayed addresses by ALL, the personal Address Book:
the Enter destination by screen, the BUSINESS, PERSONAL, or by other
display changes to: categories you may create. • Entering them in the personal
Address Book feature in Setup (see
page 75).
• Adding them in the Address Book
directly from the Calculate route to
screen (see page 44).
NOTE:
• Destinations chosen from the Address
Book do not show up in Previous
Destinations.
If an Address Book PIN has been set Scroll through the list to find your • Prior to departure, you can set areas
in Setup, the system prompts you to desired destination. After you select it, to avoid. The system then includes
enter your PIN after you select User 1 the system then displays the Calculate them in its calculations for the
or User 2. Say or enter your PIN, and route to screen (see Driving to Your destination you have entered. See
say or select Done. Destination on page 44). Edit Avoid Area on page 86.
• For information on the available
If the PIN has not been entered, the voice commands, see Voice
system displays the list after you select Command Index on page 136.
User 1 or User 2.

42 Navigation System
Entering a Destination
By Go Home NOTE:
Selecting Go Home from the Enter • To edit Home Address, see Home
destination by screen takes you home Address in System Setup on page 79.
or to a frequently used address you have • Prior to departure, you can set areas
chosen. to avoid. The system then includes
them in its calculations for the
If a Go Home PIN has been set in destination you have entered. See
Setup, the system prompts you to enter Edit Avoid Area on page 86.
your PIN. Say or enter your PIN, and • PINs are optional. If you choose to
say or select Done. The system will use a PIN, make sure you remember
then display the Calculate route to it. If you forget your PIN, your dealer
screen (see Driving to Your Destination will have to reset it for you.
on page 44). • If a PIN is desired, enter it using the
Personal preference PIN number
If a Go Home PIN has not been set, the feature in Setup. See page 80 for
system displays the Calculate route to information on entering your Go
screen after you select Go Home (see Home PIN.
Driving to Your Destination on
page 44).

Navigation System 43
Driving to Your Destination
Driving to Your Destination Calculate Route to Screen Further selections from the Calculate
A route typically has three phases. route to screen include:
• Initial route calculation (Calculate ADD TO Address Book
route to screen) (see page 44). Allows you to add the destination to
your Address Book. See By Address
• Change the route while en route (see Book on page 42.
page 62).
• Resume the route when restarting the NOTE:
engine (see Continue Trip Screen on If the button is grayed out, the
page 67). destination is already in your Address
Book.
Say or select OK. The system calculates
the route using the method shown on the ADD TO Today’s Destinations
screen (see Map Screen on page 47). Allows you to add the destination to
your Today’s Destinations list. See By
NOTE: Today’s Destinations on page 40.
• Prior to departure, you can set areas
to avoid. The system then includes NOTE:
them in its calculations for the If the button is grayed out, the Today’s
destination you have entered. See Destinations list is already full (five
Edit Avoid Area on page 86. destinations have been stored).
• For information on the available
voice commands, see Voice
Command Index on page 136.

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Driving to Your Destination
Changing the Routing Method • “Direct Route” (the factory default) is The generated route may not be the
The system lets you select the way you the route that is the quickest (least route you would choose. For safety
want to drive to your destination. Before time) and is usually the best choice. If reasons, the system generally applies the
selecting OK to calculate a route, you you choose any other method, it following rules to your route:
can change the routing method by using becomes the new default for all future • It tries to avoid shortcuts through
the CHANGE METHOD scroll bar routing. Make sure to check the residential areas.
back ( ) or forward ( ) buttons. The routing method if the displayed route
route choices will appear in the address is not what you expected to see. • Right turns are favored over left turns
box. • “Easy Route” produces a route with or U-turns.
the least turns. • Restricted turns (turns that cannot be
NOTE: made during certain hours) are not
When you are en route and want to • “Maximize Freeways,” “Minimize used for routing.
change the routing method, press the Freeways,” and “Minimize Toll
MENU button, and select Change Roads” are also available.
Routing Method on the Change
route by screen. NOTE:
If the trip is greater than 100 miles, then
“Minimize Freeways” and “Minimize
Toll Roads” may be grayed out. This is
normal.

Navigation System 45
Driving to Your Destination
Viewing the Routes • It may take several minutes (the After calculating the route with the new
Touching View Routes on the system displays an hourglass while it method, the system displays a map of
Calculate route to screen allows you to is calculating) to show all route your current location. The calculated
scroll through and view the various methods, and it is not unusual for the route will be highlighted as a blue line,
routes (Direct, Easy, Maximize different methods to pick the same and a voice prompt will tell you how to
Freeways, etc.) to your destination. If route. Voice commands cannot be proceed along the highlighted route.
you select View Routes, the display used while the system is calculating. Touch VOICE to have the guidance
changes to: • If the trip is greater than 100 miles, repeated.
then “Minimize Freeways” and
“Minimize Toll Roads” may be
grayed out. This is normal.

Say or select Summary to display the


distance and time to go for each route.
Based on the route data, you can change
the routing by using the Next and Prev.
buttons. Once you confirm your
selection, say or select OK on the
screen.
NOTE:
• You may only view routes as shown NOTE:
above from the Calculate route to Distances and times shown for each
screen. method in the Summary are
• The selected route method and approximate.
pertinent details are shown at the top
of the screen.

46 Navigation System
Driving to Your Destination
Viewing the Destination Map Map Screen
Touching View Dest. Map displays a When you select OK on the Calculate
map of the destination vicinity. Press the route to screen, the map screen
CANCEL or NAVI BACK button to appears, showing your highlighted route
return. You can view the destination in real time.
map anytime while en route by saying,
“Display destination map.” Route Line
When driving to a destination on
verified roads in a metropolitan area, the
route line is displayed as a blue line.
When driving in rural areas on “Vector line” (unverified routing off)
unverified streets (light brown color),
the route line changes to either a blue
dotted “vector line” pointing to your
destination, or a blue-pink line. See
Unverified Area Routing on page 82 for
a detailed explanation of how to enable
unverified routing, and the related
cautions and disclaimers.
NOTE:
You can always view the entire route by
simply saying, “Display entire route.” Blue-pink unverified route line
(unverified routing on)

Navigation System 47
Driving to Your Destination
Guidance Prompts NOTE:
As you get near the maneuver, you will • You can say “Voice” or select
hear a voice reminder and see a pop-up VOICE on the screen at any time to
window showing you the maneuver. be reminded of the next maneuver.
The number of reminders that you will • Typically, a pop-up guidance window
hear before a maneuver is determined shows your next turn, and a voice
by Guidance Prompts in Setup on guidance prompt is heard. The timing
page 74. of these prompts varies, depending on
the type of road you are on, and the
With the factory default (Max), distance to your next maneuver.
typically you will hear two prompts:
When given guidance in unverified
• The first is about 1/4 mile from the areas, the words “if possible” are
maneuver. inserted before each guidance prompt.
• The final maneuver is close to your See Unverified Area Routing on page 82
actual turn. for more details about unverified
routing.
If the distance between the next two
driving maneuvers is very small, both
maneuvers are displayed on the screen
in a single window, and the voice will
remind you of both of them at the same
time.

48 Navigation System
Driving to Your Destination
Map Screen Legend Map Features
Distance to Destination Time to Destination Waypoint : Park : Water Area
(see page 51) (see page 51) (When en route)
(see page 62) : Hospital : Cemetery
Direction of Destination “Breadcrumbs” : Shopping Mall : University
(When en route) (see Off-road
(see page 51) Tracking on : Golf Course : Indian Reservation
Map Orientation page 59)
: Airport/Stadium/Business
(see page 54)
NOTE:
“North Up” If you move the joystick over an area (map features
shown above), the name is displayed on the screen.
“Heading Up” One-Way Traffic Icon (1/20 mile scale only)
(see page 55)
Map Scale Adjustment Destination Icon
(Mile or km per half-inch (see page 55)
appears only when you
ZOOM IN or OUT.) Streets
(see page 53) (see Map Overview on page 6)
Current Map Scale Interstates or Freeways
(see page 53) Verified Streets
Unverified Streets
ICON Button
(see page 57) Landmark Icon - Generic (see page 55)
CURRENT STREET/
VOICE Button (see page 48) AUDIO INFO Honda Dealer Acura Dealer
(Announces next driving instruction) Blue Line
Calculated route Hospital School
Vehicle Position(see page 60)
(Use voice command, “Display (see page 47) Grocery Store Restaurant
Current Street (see page 6)
current location,” or touch the icon (When audio information is displayed, Gas Station ATM
to show the current location.) touch CURRENT STREET/AUDIO INFO
to display the current street name.) Hotel/Lodging Parking Lot
NOTE: Parking Garage Post Office
See Map Legend from the Information screen for further explanation (see page 69). Freeway Exit Information

Navigation System 49
Driving to Your Destination
Guidance Screen Guidance Screen Legend
The guidance screen offers an alternative
Freeway Exit Information (see page 52)
way to view your route information. Vehicle Heading (white indicates north) ( see page 50 )
Many of the icons and screen features are
similar to those on the map screen. While Direction of Destination, “as the crow flies” (see page 51)
driving to your destination, press the Scroll: to view guidance maneuvers
MAP/GUIDE button to switch between Distance to Next Driving Maneuver
the map and guidance screens. The
guidance screen shows you:
Street Name of Next
Milestone to Destination – The Driving Maneuver
position of the small circular icon shows
Distance to Destination
your trip progress. As you get closer to (see page 51)
your destination, the indicator will
approach “DEST.”
Time to Destination
(see page 51)
Vehicle Heading – The white portion of
the compass symbol indicates north.
NOTE:
• The map and voice guidance in
unverified areas differ from those in CURRENT STREET/AUDIO INFO
verified areas. Current Street (see page 6)
• Current maneuvers and those within (When audio information is displayed, touch CURRENT STREET/
1000 feet will show on the AUDIO INFO to display the current street name.)
Countdown bar, indicating the VOICE Button
distance until the next maneuver. (announces next driving instruction) (see page 48)
Milestone to Destination
(see page 50)

50 Navigation System
Driving to Your Destination
Distance and Time to Direction List You can see the Direction list and the
Destination When you press the MAP/GUIDE distance to each maneuver. Press the
button on the guidance screen, the MAP/GUIDE button to return to the
When you select a destination, the previous screen.
distance to the destination is the actual display changes to:
road distance of the calculated route, You can scroll through the Direction list
and not “as the crow flies.” When screen by screen using the scroll bar, or
viewing a list of destinations (points of one instruction at a time using the
interest), such as restaurants, the joystick.
distance is “as the crow flies” (see Sort
by Distance to Travel on page 34).

The displayed time to the destination


may differ from the actual travel time
because the time is calculated based on
the posted road speed data and your NOTE:
current speed. If part of your route • The map and voice guidance in
includes unverified roads, the “distance” unverified areas differ from those in
and “time to go” for that portion is verified areas. See Unverified Area
estimated using 25 mph as an average Routing on page 82.
speed. • Only maneuvers that occur at
freeway exits or contain freeway exit
information will show the exit info
icon (“i” icon) on the right end of the
items in the Direction list. If no exit
info icon is shown on the list, the Exit
Info. is grayed out.

Navigation System 51
Driving to Your Destination
Exit Info. (Freeway Exit Split-Screen Guidance When you get near the maneuver, the
Information) When en route to a destination, you map screen changes to:
You can search freeway exit have two display options: single-screen
information and add new destinations or mode (the factory default) and split-
waypoints to the calculated route as a screen mode.
new destination or waypoint. The exit
info icon (“i” icon) on the right end of Single-screen mode – A map is
the items in the direction list indicates displayed with occasional guidance
that there is freeway exit information pop-up windows as you approach a
available. Say or select Exit Info., and maneuver.
choose the exit and place to set as a new
destination or waypoint. Split-screen mode – The map is always
displayed on the left of the screen, and On the map screen, the location of the
On the map screen, you can display the maneuver or direction list is maneuver is marked with a small yellow
freeway exit information using the displayed on the right-hand side of the square. The guidance window is simply
joystick. The exit info icon will only be screen. an enlargement of the area indicated by
displayed on the map screen if there is the yellow square. After you complete
any freeway exit information available. Guidance mode can be changed in either the maneuver, the display returns to a
Choose the 1/4, 1/2, or 1 mile scale, then Setup (see Guidance Mode on page 89), full map screen when the single-screen
move the crosshairs to the desired exit or by accessing the icon bar mode is set, or to a map and direction
info icon and click on it. Choose a place (see Guidance Mode on page 57) . list screen when the split-screen mode is
from the list and set it as a new set.
destination or waypoint.
NOTE:
To turn on “Freeway exit information”
on the map screen, display the icon bar
and select the “i” icon (see page 57).

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Driving to Your Destination
Map Scale
Use the ZOOM buttons or say a voice command such as “Display 1/2 mile scale” (see page 137) to change the scale of the map.
Zooming in increases the detail, while zooming out gives you a view of a wider area. After changing the scale, give the system a
few moments to update the display.
Functions available at various map scales
Map Scale (English and Metric) 1/20 mi. 1/8 mi. 1/4 mi. 1/2 mi. 1 mi. 2 mi. 5 mi. 15 mi. 50 mi. 150 mi. 350 mi.
For selecting units, see page 91. 80 m 200 m 400 m 800 m 1.6 km 3 km 8 km 24 km 80 km 240 km 560 km
POI icon symbols (like ATM) page 55 X X
Breadcrumbs (off-road tracking dots) page 59 X X X X
Freeway exit information icons page 52 X X X
One-way traffic icon page 55 X
Unverified road display (light brown) page 82 X X X
Map orientation “Heading-up” page 54 X X X X X
Map orientation “North-up” page 54 X X X X X X X X X X X
Map features (like park, golf course) page 49 X X X X X X X X X X
Avoid area shown on map page 86 X X X
Avoid area scales (when creating) page 86 X X X
Waypoint “flag” icons page 62 X X X X X X X X X X X

NOTE:
• You can change between miles or kilometers in Setup (see Units on page 91).
• For information on the available voice commands, see Voice Command Index on page 136.

Navigation System 53
Driving to Your Destination
Map Orientation Touch the Map Orientation icon on the The display automatically changes to
The map can be orientated two ways: map screen to switch between the the map screen when you reach your
available orientation, or say “Display destination. Press the MENU button to
• North-up: North pointing up as you heading up” or “Display north up.” return to the Enter destination by
would normally view a paper map. screen.
• Heading-up: The map constantly In the larger map scales (above
rotates so the road you are driving on 1 mile or 1.6 kilometer), the map is NOTE:
always points up (as you see the road always oriented with north facing • For information on the available
through your front windshield). upward. You cannot change the voice commands, see Voice
orientation. Command Index on page 136.
• If you are en route and the joystick is
“North Up” To view other areas on the map, move moved, the “Time to Destination”
the joystick left, right, up, or down. The and “Distance to Destination”
map will shift in that direction. To indications are replaced with an
return the map to your current location, indicator showing distance from the
“Heading Up” press either the MAP/GUIDE, the current vehicle location.
CANCEL, or the NAVI BACK button
on the steering wheel.
NOTE:
The red arrow in both heading symbols
always shows the direction north.

54 Navigation System
Driving to Your Destination
Destination Icon Landmark Icons You can select most landmark icons
The destination icon only shows the Landmark icons are shown in the map with the joystick to display the icon’s
approximate location of the destination. screen on the 1/20 and 1/8 mile scales or information. See the table on the
This occurs because a city block can 80 and 200 meter scales. The Freeway following page for exceptions.
have as many as 100 possible addresses Exit information is displayed on the 1/4,
(for example, the 1400 block is followed 1/2, and 1 mile scales. The icons are: NOTE:
by the 1500 block). Most cities use only • The same list can be viewed on the
a portion of the 100 possible addresses Honda Dealer Acura Dealer screen by selecting Map Legend
(for example, in the 1400 block, the from the Information screen.
Hospital School
addresses may only go up to 1425 • When there are overlapping
Grocery Store Restaurant landmark icons, a list of the points of
before the 1500 block starts). Therefore,
the address 1425 will be shown a Gas Station ATM interest (POIs) is displayed.
quarter of the way down the block by Hotel/Lodging Parking Lot
• For information on the available
the system instead of near the end of the voice commands, see Voice
Parking Garage Post Office Command Index on page 136.
block where the destination is actually
located. Freeway Exit Information
One-Way Traffic Icon
Tip: Some icons can be turned on or off; The one-way traffic icons (see Map
you can either display them or hide Screen Legend on page 49) are only
When en route, you can view a map them from the ICON button on the shown on the 1/20 mile scale and only
showing your destination. Using voice lower left corner (see page 49) or using when turned on in Icon Options (see
control, say “Display destination map.” voice commands (see page 136). page 57).

Navigation System 55
Driving to Your Destination
For some icons, you can choose either to show or hide them on the map, while others like Honda Dealer are always shown. The
table below shows the features for each icon type. Some Points of Interest (POIs) like Police Stations are not shown as an icon,
but you can still locate the nearest one with the voice command, “Find nearest Police Station.”
Icon can be Icon can be Icon Icon can be selected as a POI can be found on the
POI type manually manually selection destination on the map screen map screen using voice
displayed hidden by voice with the joystick command “Find...”
Honda/Acura dealer Yes, always No No Yes Yes
Hospital Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
School Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
ATM Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Gas station*1 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Restaurants*2 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Post office Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Grocery store*1 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Hotel*1/Lodging Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Police station No icon No icon No No Yes
Shopping, Tourist attraction, Bank No icon No icon No No Yes
Parking garage/Parking lot Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Freeway exit information Yes Yes Yes Yes (choose POI) No
One-way traffic icon Yes Yes Yes No No
*1 When gas stations, hotels, and convenience stores are selected for view on the map, some icons are shown as “brand icons.”
*2 The Icon Options feature found on the Icon Bar screen allows you to customize your choice of the displayed icons. See
Showing Icons on the Map on page 57. Also see the Voice Command Index on page 137 for the “Display,” “Hide,” and
“Find” commands.

56 Navigation System
Driving to Your Destination
Showing Icons on the Map Icon Options Icon Options
Touching the ICON button on the map This feature allows you to “fine tune” Selecting Icon Options displays the
screen displays the following screen: some of the icons on the Icon bar (see following screen:
Icon Options for more information).
Guidance Mode
When en route, this item allows you to
select between a single-screen (with
occasional pop-up guidance windows),
or a split-screen (containing one-half
map and one-half guidance/directions
list window). See page 52 for an
explanation of this feature, and see
page 89 for Setup.
The screen consists of the following This feature allows you to “fine tune”
items: Exit Screen some of the icons on the Icon bar. The
Select Return to return to the map three icon choices – “Parking” (lot or
Icon Bar (row of icon symbols) screen. garage), “Restaurant” (specific type or
The icon bar allows you to manually types of food), and “Other icons”
select the icons that are displayed on the (hospitals, schools, etc.) – can each be
map (see page 55 for a list of these tailored to your needs.
icons). In the screen above, both gas
stations and restaurants are selected.
Touch the icons to select (goes blue) or
remove them (goes gray). You can also
display or hide the same icons by using
the “Display” or “Hide” voice
commands (see page 137).

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Driving to Your Destination
For instance, let’s assume that your In the example above, POST OFFICE NOTE:
hospital icons are not displayed on the and SCHOOL are selected and will • When viewing the map screen, you
map. You would do the following: show up on the map. To also see can turn some icons on using voice
• First, you would ensure that the HOSPITAL on the map, this would control.
OTHER ICON button on the Icon need to be turned on to select it so it • See Navigation Display Commands
bar is blue (see Icon Bar on page 57). appears as below. on page 137 for the available
“Display” and “Hide” icon
• Second, you select Icon Options command.
and verify that hospital option is also
on (blue). This procedure is explained
below.

If you select Other Icons from the


Select category for icon settings
screen, the other icons options are
displayed:
Exit, and save your settings by selecting
Done.

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Driving to Your Destination
Going Off the Route Off-road Tracking By following the dots, you can
If you leave the calculated route, If you drive more than half a mile from backtrack to the mapped road you
“Recalculating...” is displayed at the top a mapped road, “Not on a digitized originally left. “Breadcrumbs” may
of the screen. The system will road” appears at the bottom of the occasionally be displayed in urban
recalculate the route from your current screen. areas, such as large parking lots in
location and direction to the desired shopping malls, or in new subdivisions
destination, and then give you a new where the roads are not yet in the
route instruction. This is done database. In other cases, you may see
automatically if you have set dots if the system temporarily goes off
Rerouting to Automatic on the route, like in a parking garage where the
Setup screen (second) (see page 81). GPS signal is unavailable.

If the Rerouting option in Setup is set These dots appear only in the 1/20, 1/8,
to Manual, “Off route” appears at the 1/4, and 1/2 mile (or the 80, 200, 400,
top of the screen when you leave the and 800 meter) map scales.
calculated route. Say “Recalculate” or Use the ZOOM buttons to change scales
The map screen starts displaying a if necessary.
select Recalculation whenever you series of dots (breadcrumbs) to show the
wish the system to perform a path you have taken if Off-road
recalculation. Tracking continues for approximately
Tracking on the Setup screen (second) 150 miles; dots at the beginning of the
is set to On (see page 89). trail will start disappearing when you
exceed that distance. When you reach a
mapped road, the system stops
displaying dots.

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Driving to Your Destination
Viewing/Saving the Current NOTE: To save the location, say “Save current
Location The elevation will not appear when the location” or select Save on the screen.
system is temporarily lacking proper When you select “User 1” or “User 2,”
Whenever you are on a map screen, you the Edit address book screen with the
can always obtain your current location GPS information. The system elevation
may not agree with elevations shown on current location data will appear. You
either by touching the Vehicle Position can edit the name, phone number, or
icon or by using the voice control roadside elevation signs, and may
fluctuate plus or minus 100 feet or more. category name to be saved in your
system and saying “Display current personal Address Book.
location.” A screen pops up which You can store the current location for
shows the address of your current later use. It does not change or cancel After the location is saved, select
location, as well as the latitude, your current route. Return to return to the map screen.
longitude, and elevation. You can then use Address Book from
For example, you are following the the Enter destination by screen to
system’s directions to get to a select the saved location and return to
destination. While sitting at a stoplight the same spot.
you notice a store on the corner, but do
not have time to visit it right now. You
can save the location to select as a
destination at a later date.

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Driving to Your Destination
Pop-Ups and Disclaimers • Your route passes near an unverified • You are about to enter an unverified
When you say “OK” in the Calculate area (see Unverified Area Routing on area (see Unverified Area Routing on
Route to screen, or if you change your page 82). page 82).
route, the system checks your route and
provides you with pop-up messages for
the following situations:
• Your route takes you into an area that
you previously set as an “Avoid
Area” (see Edit Avoid Area on
page 86).

• Your route includes unverified areas • You actually entered an unverified


(see Unverified Area Routing on area (see Unverified Area Routing on
page 82). page 82).

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Driving to Your Destination
Changing the Route Choose a different destination (other Waypoints
While en route, you may wish to alter methods) by: Waypoints allow you to add an interim
your route, add an interim “Waypoint” • Saying “Find nearest...” to find a POI “pit stop” while traveling to a
(pit stop), choose a different destination, (page 65). destination. For instance, you may want
or cancel your current destination. to stop for gas or food, and then
• Saying “Go home” (page 65). continue on to your destination.
To change your present route, you can • Using the joystick to select a different Although you can enter up to five
do any of the following: POI or address on the map (page 65). waypoints at a time, typically you may
never use more than one at a time.
Say “Menu,” or press the MENU button • Pressing the MENU button twice to Waypoints are routed to in the order
to view the Change route by screen: get to the Enter destination by they were entered (number 1 first, etc.),
screen (page 67). with your final destination routed to last.
• Search waypoint (page 62) If you wish to create a custom route of
• Delete waypoint (page 64) Change Route By Screen several destinations, and then control
Pressing the MENU button displays the the order of routing, the function
• Avoid streets (page 64) Change route by screen: “Today’s Destinations” is probably a
• Detour (page 64) better choice (see By Today’s
Destinations on page 40).
• Change routing method (page 64)
• Cancel the current route (page 65)
• Back to the current route (page 65)

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Driving to Your Destination
When you enter waypoints, they appear Adding Waypoints From Places Around the
on the map screen as small red flags From the Change route by screen, if Destination, the system displays
numbered 1-5. you say or select Search Places on matches in a spiral pattern outward from
Route, then the Select a search the destination. The search “corridor”
method screen is displayed. Select distance value can be changed in Edit
either Places Along the Route or Waypoint Search Area in Setup (see
Places Around the Destination. page 88).
To add another waypoint, press the
MENU button and repeat the procedure.
If Search Places on Route is grayed
out, the maximum of five waypoints has
been entered.
NOTE:
The system does not allow you to select
the roads you want to use to get to a
destination. However, after you enter a
Next, select your “Waypoint Category,” destination, you can select intersections
then follow the menu prompts to select a or POI waypoints that the system will
destination. When the system performs use to tailor your route.
a search from Places Along the
Route, it displays matches that lie
within a corridor on either side and in
front of you along your route.

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Driving to Your Destination
Deleting Waypoints Reroute: Avoid Streets Reroute: Detour
From the Change route by screen, if From the Change route by screen, if Calculates a detour route for you if you
you say “Delete” or select Delete, then you say or select Avoid Streets, the encounter an unexpected obstacle such
the Select a waypoint to delete screen system displays a list of streets that will as a closed road or extremely heavy
is displayed. Say the line number of the get you to your destination. This feature traffic congestion. If a detour is
waypoint(s) you wish to delete, or select allows you to avoid a street or streets selected, the system will attempt to
them by using the joystick. Say or select along your route. This is helpful if you recalculate a new route, avoiding the
Done to return to the map screen. know of road construction, closures, or next 2 miles (while on a freeway) or 1/2
excessive traffic along the route. Simply mile (while on a surface street).
select the street or streets you wish to
avoid. You cannot avoid your current Reroute: Change Routing
street, or the streets of your waypoint(s) Method
or destination (system beeps if selected). From the Change route by screen, if
you say or select Change Routing
NOTE: Method, then the Select routing
Although you can choose streets to method screen is displayed. See
avoid, you cannot choose specific Changing the Routing Method on
streets you want to use. page 45 for details.
The route is recalculated to reflect the
changes you made to the waypoint(s).

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Driving to Your Destination
Cancel Current Route Changing Your Destination Using Joystick to Change
Cancels the current route (and any There are four methods by which you Destination
waypoints) and returns you to the map can change or add a waypoint to your While following a calculated route, you
screen. route. These are: can select a new destination with the
map screen and the joystick.
Back to Current Route Find Nearest (Voice command)
Returns you to the original map screen. From the map screen, say one of the With the map screen displayed, use the
“Find Nearest...” voice commands to joystick to move the position icon. It
locate the nearest gas station, ATM, will change to crosshairs. Use the
restaurant, or other point of interest. See joystick to position the crosshairs on
the “Find Nearest” voice commands your desired new destination, street, or
listing on page 138. icon, then push in on the joystick. The
Select a place screen or the address of
Go Home (Voice command) the location will be displayed.
From the map screen, say “Go home.”
If you have entered a “Go home” NOTE:
address, then the system will display a The Select a place screen will be
confirmation screen. displayed when the crosshairs are
positioned near multiple icons or
locations. The address of the location
will be displayed at the top of the screen
when the crosshairs are positioned on a
particular street, icon, or location.
If this is not your desired new destination,
press the CANCEL button or the NAVI
BACK button to return to the map
screen. Reposition the crosshairs with the
joystick, then push in on the joystick
again to see the new address.

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Driving to Your Destination
When the Select a place screen is When the address of the location is The system will return to the map
displayed, select an item from the list, displayed at the top of the screen, push screen and recalculate the route to your
and the Calculate route to screen is in on the joystick, and the Calculate new destination or waypoint.
displayed. After you select OK, you can route to screen will be displayed. After
select either Set as New Destination you select OK, you can select either Set NOTE:
or Set as Waypoint for your specified as New Destination or Set as When you scroll the map screen while
position. Waypoint for your specified position. en route to a destination, some voice
controls will not function. These
include:
• Display “Heading up”
• Display “North up”

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Driving to Your Destination
Entering a Destination from the Continue Trip Screen
Menu Screen (while en route) If you restart the vehicle without having
If you say “Menu” or press the MENU completed your prior trip, you will see
button twice, the system displays the the following screen:
Enter destination by screen. Follow
the procedure described in Entering a
Destination, which begins on page 21.
After selecting OK to the Calculate
route to screen, your new location can
be used either as a waypoint or as a
replacement destination.

• To continue to your destination or


other waypoints, say or select OK.
• To cancel your destination, press the
CANCEL button or the NAVI
BACK button on the steering wheel,
or using the voice control system, say
“Cancel” or “Back.”
• If you wish to change the route
method, say or select CHANGE
METHOD.
• For additional information on
changing the routing method, see
Changing the Routing Method on
page 45.

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Information Features
Information Screen Voice Command Help There is a tutorial available for the voice
When you say “Information” or press When you say or select Voice command help. Say or select Getting
the INFO button, the display changes to: Command Help, you will see the started, and the display changes to:
following screen:

Select the line number of the desired


NOTE: tutorial you want to view, and the
If some items appear to be grayed out NOTE: tutorial will automatically be read. Press
and cannot be selected, it is because you You can select an item by saying either Stop to stop the reading, or press the
did not select OK on the initial the line number or the item name. CANCEL button.
Disclaimer screen (see System Start-up
on page 16).

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Information Features
When you make a command help Map Legend Calendar
selection under any of the help screens, You can use the Map legend screens to The Calendar option allows you to
you will see the help commands that can learn the meaning of map features, enter events and be reminded of them in
be used with the voice control. You can icons, colors, etc. used in this system. the future. When you say or select
say or select Read List, and the system When you say or select Map Legend, Calendar, the system shows the
will read the list to you. the display changes to: calendar with the current calendar day
highlighted.

For a listing of all voice commands, see Say or select the desired item or item
Voice Command Index on page 136. number to view each section of the map Dates with an icon indicate there is a
legend. scheduled entry for that date.

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Information Features
You can scroll through the calendar day Entering Your Schedule Edit Title
by day by moving the joystick, or select Set your schedule by selecting the day Say or select Edit Title, then enter the
the day by voice. To change the month, on the calendar, and the display changes name of your title using the on-screen
say “Next” or “Previous,” use the to: keyboard. Once you have entered the
ZOOM buttons, or touch the triangles at title, say or select Done.
the top of the screen.
Edit Message
If you say or select List, your entries are Say or select Edit Message, and the
listed. Press the CANCEL button to system will show the Edit Message
return to the Calendar screen. screen. You can enter a message on two
lines. Use to change the line.
Once you have entered the message, say
or select Done.
Message Icon
Reminder Say or select Message Icon, and the
The default for Reminder is On. This system displays a list of icons you can
allows the system to remind you of the select to help identify the type of
calendar item the next time you start the message you entered. The message icon
vehicle. See System Start-up on page 16. you choose will be displayed alongside
the specified date on the Calendar
Edit Date screen.
This allows you to move your calendar
entry to a different date. If you say or Delete
select Edit Date, the Calendar screen From the Calendar screen, select the
is displayed with existing entries grayed date of the schedule you wish to
out. Select a new day and the display remove. To remove the schedule, say or
returns to the Edit schedule screen select Delete.
with a new date.

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Information Features
Done Calculator Unit Conversion
Once you have finished entering the When you say or select Calculator, the To perform a conversion:
schedule, say or select Done. The display changes to: 1. Enter a numeric value to be converted
Calendar screen is redisplayed and a (for example, 100).
message icon appears. 2. Select the type of unit you want to
convert (for example, weight). The
NOTE: screen for that conversion type
• You can only enter one message per appears (see illustration in step 3).
day. 3. Select the base unit (e.g., pounds) that
• A maximum of 50 entries can be you wish to convert to some other
stored in the schedule. unit. All other units will change
• To reactivate a previous message, automatically depending on the base
turn the Reminder setting from Off to unit value. In the example below,
On. If it is not turned on, the 100 lbs converts to 1600 ounces, 0.05
reminder will not be displayed when Use the touch screen to use the ton (U.S.), etc.
you start the vehicle. following features:
• The system displays active calendar
entries only after you answer OK on Calculator
the Disclaimer screen. The calculator function operates like a
• For more information, refer to standard handheld calculator.
System Start-up on page 16.
Unit Conversion
Values entered on the calculator can be
converted from one unit to another (e.g.,
inches to millimeters).
NOTE:
• If you do not enter a value to be
converted, only “Temperature” units
are selectable.
• Conversions using negative value
may produce meaningless or
physically impossible values.

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System Setup
Setup Mode Setup Screen (first) NOTE:
The Setup function consists of two From any screen, say “Setup” or press You can have a separate daytime and
different screens that allow you to the SETUP button, and the following nighttime setting for brightness. Adjust
change and update information in the screen appears: each setting when the display is in either
system. To display the Setup screens, daytime or nighttime mode.
use the voice control system and say
“Setup” or press the SETUP button. To Volume
change to another Setup screen, say or The navigation voice volume has 10
select More in the upper right corner of settings, and also can be turned off. To
the screen. adjust the volume, use the voice control
system and say “Volume up” or
On any of the Setup screens, you can “Volume down.” You can also select the
use the voice control system to select Volume bar and move the cursor by
any item on the screen. moving the joystick left or right, or by
touching the arrowheads in the bar.
NOTE: Brightness After adjusting the volume, you will
• If some items appear to be grayed out The screen brightness has 11 settings. hear beeps at the new volume level. You
and cannot be selected, it is because To change the brightness, use the voice can also select volume off.
you did not select OK on the initial control system and say “Brightness up”
Disclaimer screen. See System Start- or “Brightness down.” You can also NOTE:
up on page 16. select the Bright. bar and move the If you turn the volume off, you will not
• For information on the available cursor by moving the joystick left or hear route guidance or voice command
voice commands, see Voice right, or by touching the arrowheads in confirmations.
Command Index on page 136. the bar.
Tip:
If you are having trouble viewing the
screen in bright lighting conditions, try
increasing the brightness.

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Display Display How setting affects To override setting But remember:
There are two screen display modes: Mode display mode: while driving:
Auto Automatically switches Override night display: Adjust the dash
(factory between Day and Night Adjust dash brightness brightness (with
default) mode by sensing if the (with headlights on) to headlights on) back to
headlights are on. full bright. normal to allow auto
Day Mode Night Mode Override day display: switching by sensing
Turn on headlights and headlights.
ensure the dash
brightness is not at full
bright.
Day and Night. The recommended Day Stays in Day mode. Push and hold the There is no auto Night/
setting is Auto, which automatically joystick for 10 seconds Day mode change with
switches the screen between Day and (switches to Night the headlights on/off.
Night modes as you turn the headlights mode). You control the setting.
on or off. Night Stays in Night mode. Push and hold the There is no auto Night/
joystick for 10 seconds Day mode change with
You can select Day or Night mode to (switches to Day mode). the headlights on/off.
override the Auto mode. This is a You control the setting.
useful feature for drivers that like to use
headlights during the day and want to Clock Displays the clock on To return to the previous Touch any button to
temporarily override Night mode. the screen. screen, press the NAVI return to your last
However, the screen in Day mode will BACK button. screen.
be extremely bright at night.

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System Setup
When you select Clock in Setup or the Guidance Prompts NOTE:
Disclaimer screen times out, the clock While you drive to your destination, the To temporarily turn off voice guidance
screen is displayed (see page 17). system displays and announces prompts, select Off for the “Volume”
guidance prompts for your next setting in Setup.
DISPLAY OFF maneuver. This setting allows you to
When you touch the DISPLAY OFF adjust the number of guidance prompts Contrast
button, the screen is turned off. Voice before each maneuver. The settings You can adjust the contrast and black
guidance will continue to work in this Min, Normal, and Max are described level. Adjusting these settings can make
mode. To turn on the screen, press any below. The factory default is Max, so the display easier to read.
navigation or voice control button. you can adequately prepare for the next
maneuver. If you wish to change the NOTE:
Clock Type You can have separate daytime and
Allows you to choose the design of the number of guidance prompts, select
your preferred setting, as shown in the nighttime settings for Brightness,
clock screen from one of three Clock Contrast, and Black Level. Adjust each
Types and one of two Background following table.
setting when the display is in either
images. daytime or nighttime mode.
Setting Distance before maneuver
About About Just
1/2 1/4 before
mile mile maneuver
Min Yes
Normal Yes Yes
Max
(factory Yes* Yes* Yes
default)

*Uses street name in guidance phrase.


Say or select Return to return to the
previous screen.

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Setup Screen (second) Personal Information
Say or select More to view additional From the Setup screen (second), say or
Setup functions and the following select Personal Information and the
screen appears: following screen appears:

You may choose to use a Personal


Identification Number (PIN) to protect
your privacy. However, PINs are
optional, and if you decide to use one,
record it in case you forget the number
Address Book (see page 79).
The Address Book allows up to a total
of 200 address entries. After 200 entries, You can do the following functions in
the ADD TO Address Book button is the address book:
grayed out. The 200 addresses are
shared between User 1 and User 2. For • Enter an address (see page 76).
example, if User 1 has 150 addresses, • Edit an existing address (see
User 2 can only have 50. page 78).
You can add, modify, and delete
information in the personal Address • Delete an existing address (see
Book list. page 78).

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System Setup
Accessing the Address Book List Entering an Address Edit Name
After selecting Address Book, the After you select User 1 or User 2, You may use the “Name” field to give
system prompts you to select User 1 or your Address Book list appears: the entry a name or title that you will
User 2. recognize later, such as “Doctor Smith”
or “Broadway Theatre.” If you do not
If an Address Book PIN has been set, give the address a name, the system will
the system prompts you to enter your assign one (Address 001, etc.).
PIN. Verify that the correct user is
displayed, then enter your PIN. After
entering your PIN, say or select Done,
and the system displays your Address
Book.

If no Address Book PIN has been set, Select New Address in the upper right
the system displays your Address Book corner on the screen when beginning to
after selecting User 1 or User 2. build your Address Book list.
NOTE:
Personal information cannot be backed Say or select Edit Name. Then use the
up or moved to another navigation on-screen keyboard to enter the name.
system. Touch Done when finished.
NOTE:
You can always re-enter, edit, or make
changes to any entry. “Address” is the
only required field.

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Edit Address Places - Allows you to select one of the Edit Phone Number
When you say or select Edit Address, Point of Interest (POI) locations already You can enter the telephone number of
the display changes to: stored in the system as one of your the address. If the address was chosen
personal addresses. This operation is the with Places, and it has a telephone
same as selecting Places from the number, that number is entered
Enter destination by screen (see automatically.
page 31).
Say or select Edit Phone Number to
Previous Destinations - Allows you to display the Enter phone number
choose one of the locations in the screen. Enter the telephone number,
Previous Destinations list for your including the area code, by using the
Address Book list. This operation is the voice control system (say the entire
same as selecting Previous phone number one digit at a time) or by
Destinations from the Enter using the on-screen keyboard. Say or
Current Position - Allows you to use destination by screen (see page 39).
your current position as the address. select Done when finished.
After you have used one of these four
Address - Requires you to enter the city options to enter the address, the initial
and address you wish to store. The screen for entering the personal address
operation is the same as selecting is redisplayed, with the address shown
Address from the Enter destination in the “Address” field. If you have
by screen (see page 22). entered the address using Places, the
phone number corresponding to the
address also appears in the “Phone
Number” field.

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System Setup
Edit Category If you delete a category that was used to Edit/Delete an Address
If desired, you can specify the category categorize addresses, the category for This feature allows you to select an
of the address. Say or select Edit those addresses becomes “UNFILED.” address to edit or delete. Once an
Category to display the Select a address is selected, choose the
category screen. NOTE: appropriate function.
You may have up to 100 categories.
These are shared between User 1 and
User 2.
The system will then display everything
that you have entered. If all the
information is correct, say or select
Done. This will return you to the
Address Book list.

If you want to enter another address,


Scroll the screen and select a category select New Address in the upper right
by saying the number next to your corner on the screen, then repeat the
choice, or by touching the item. procedures above. If not, press the
CANCEL button.
If you wish to set, add, or edit a new
category, select Edit Category in the
upper right corner on the screen. The
system will show the Select a
category to edit screen. Follow the on-
screen prompts to add, change, or delete
a category.

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System Setup
Home Address PIN Number Address Book PIN
This feature lets you return “Home” You can set a four-digit PIN (Personal If you choose to enter a PIN for the
from any location simply by saying “Go Identification Number) for accessing personal Address Book, you will have to
home” at the map screen. Alternatively, and changing personal addresses and enter it any time you edit your Address
you can select Go Home on the Enter your home address if desired. Once you Book (see page 75) or select Address
destination by screen (see By Go Home set the PIN on this screen, the system Book on the Enter destination by
on page 43). asks you to enter the PIN when you screen (see page 42).
access a personal address or your home 1. Select Address Book PIN.
address.
2. Select either User 1 or User 2. The
NOTE: display changes to:
PINs are optional. If you choose to use a
PIN, make sure you remember it. If you
forget your PIN, the dealer will have to
reset it for you.
When you select PIN Number, the
display changes to:
Enter the name, address, and phone
number in the same way as entering a
personal address, then say or select
Done. To leave the screen, press the
CANCEL button. 3. Enter your four-digit PIN and select
Done. If you do not wish to use a
NOTE: PIN, select Do not use PIN.
If your Home address cannot be found
in the system, while located on the street NOTE:
close to your home, select “Current The factory default is no PIN.
Position” when entering the “Edit
Address” field.

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System Setup
4. If you have entered the PIN correctly, Go Home PIN Previous Destinations
the display changes to the Please re- Allows you to delete some or all of your
enter new PIN screen. Enter the 1. Select Go Home PIN, and the
system displays the Enter your new previous destinations.
same number, then touch Done to
validate the number you have PIN screen. 1. Select this option, and the display
selected. 2. Enter your PIN in the same way as changes to:
5. If you have entered the same number entering the Address Book PIN.
both times, the display returns to the NOTE:
Edit personal information screen. If The factory default is no PIN. If you
not, “incorrect PIN” appears in the choose to use a PIN, you will have to
upper right corner of the screen. Enter enter it whenever you say “Go Home”
your PIN again. at the map screen or select Go Home
NOTE: on the Enter destination by screen.
If you wish to remove your PIN, return User Name
to the same screen and, after entering
your PIN, touch the Do not use PIN You can change User 1 and User 2 to 2. Scroll through the list and find the
button. a desired name. Choose either User 1 or address you want to delete.
User 2 on the Select the user name to
edit screen. Enter the name, and say or 3. Select the address to delete by saying
select Done to leave the screen. the line number, using the joystick, or
touching it on the screen.
NOTE:
To cancel the deletion of Previous
Destinations, press the CANCEL
button before performing step 4.

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4. Say or select Done to perform the Routing & Guidance If Rerouting is set to Manual, you
deletion, and the display returns to From the Setup screen (second), say or will hear a tone when the “Off route”
the previous screen. select Routing & Guidance and the message is displayed. Say “Recalculate”
following screen appears: or select Recalculation on the screen
Tip: to make the system recalculate your new
You can delete all addresses by route.
selecting Delete All.
NOTE:
• If you live in an area with poor
mapping, you may wish to set
Rerouting to Manual to avoid
constant recalculation. However, you
will have to manually select
Recalculation on the screen to have
the system plot a new route.
Rerouting • It is strongly recommended that you
If Rerouting is set to Automatic and leave the system set to the factory
you deviate from the route, you will see default (Automatic).
“Recalculating ...” at the top of the
screen for several seconds as the system
calculates a new route. This is followed
by new routing instructions.

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System Setup
Unverified Area Routing
Allows you to receive turn-by-turn map and voice guidance in unverified areas when en route to a destination (see Map Overview
on page 6). The chart below illustrates the routing differences with this setting On or Off.
Unverified Area Routing: Off (factory default) Unverified Area Routing: On
Decision: The driver wishes to navigate manually by using the The driver chooses to let the navigation system suggest possible
Why choose navigation map and choosing the streets that lead to routing. The driver understands that in some cases, guidance may
On or Off? the destination. The driver understands that unverified not be appropriate. Unverified roads may not be accurate, and can
roads may not be accurate, and can contain errors in contain errors in location, naming, and address range.
location, naming, and address range.
What you will A blue dotted vector line is displayed on the map that A blue-pink dashed route line highlights suggested unverified
see… continually points to your destination. The driver streets on the map while traveling to your destination. This is in
should stop and then use the map to select streets that sharp contrast to the normal blue route line displayed in verified
lead to the destination. areas.
Cautionary There are cautionary pop-up screens and voice There are cautionary pop-up screens and voice announcements,
messages announcements, before and during the route. These before and during the route. These serve as reminders that you
serve as reminders that you should obey all traffic should exercise additional caution, and obey all traffic
restrictions. restrictions.
Guidance There is no turn-by-turn map or voice guidance. Voice guidance commands end with the words “if possible.” This
(map/voice) is to remind the driver to verify all traffic restrictions before
making a maneuver.
Directions list A direction list is typically not available. However, A direction list is provided showing street names and turn
depending on your route, directions are provided to symbols in pink.
help you reach the first available verified road.

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Unverified Area Routing Because both routes bypass or use Unverified Area Routing “On”
When driving to your destination, you unverified streets, an initial Disclaimer
have the choice of using or not using screen is provided. It is recommended
“unverified” roads. You make this that you stop and review the map.
choice in Setup screen (second). The
next few pages contain an example of a Unverified Area Routing “Off”
route to a destination in an unverified
area explaining the routing differences
found in unverified areas.

With Unverified Area Routing Off,


the system tries to use verified roads
whenever possible. In this example,
since only verified streets are used, it
created a longer route than necessary.
With Unverified Area Routing On,
the route is shorter, but consists of
unverified (light colored) streets that
may not be accurate. Because the streets
are unverified, there may be errors in
street location, name, or address range.
Additional caution is recommended in NOTE:
these areas. Always obey posted traffic Unverified roads are shown only when
restrictions. viewing the map in the 1/20, 1/8, and
1/4 mile map scales, or the 80, 200,
and 400 meter map scales.

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System Setup
With Unverified Area Routing Off, Unverified Area Routing “Off” Unverified Area Routing “On”
the moment you enter an unverified
street, a caution box appears on the
screen and is read by the voice. This lets
you know that you are about to enter an
unverified area and that you will be
following a dotted “vector line” that
points to your destination.

With Unverified Area Routing On,


a caution box appears on the screen and
is read by the voice. In this case, you
will be presented with a dashed blue/
pink line instead of the regular blue
route line. This is your signal to pay
attention to posted traffic restrictions.
You cannot assume that all guidance is
appropriate.
In both cases, when you actually enter
the unverified street, a short caution will
remind you. You will see and hear this
short caution message whenever you
enter unverified areas.

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System Setup
With Unverified Area Routing Off, Unverified Area Routing “Off” Unverified Area Routing “On”
you are presented with a blue “vector
line” that always points to the
destination. You must manually choose
streets from the map that will lead to
your destination. No guidance is
provided, and there are no directions to
the destination.

With Unverified Area Routing On,


a blue/pink route line is shown for
unverified segments. Voice guidance
commands in unverified areas always NOTE:
end with “if possible.” This is your There is no VOICE button shown on the
signal that you should use additional screen. With Unverified Area Routing
caution, and obey all traffic restrictions. “Off,” no Direction List is provided.
The maneuver window “arrow” shows
any portions of unverified turns in blue/
pink dashes.
These guidance maneuvers are only a
suggestion. You should always confirm
that the maneuver is possible. A
direction list is also provided that shows
any unverified roads in a blue color,
with pink arrows pointing to the next
maneuver.

Navigation System 85
System Setup
Edit Avoid Area You can select New Area or select (by Either select Address or Map Input
This function allows you to select areas touch) one of your existing areas to on the Enter avoid area by screen.
you wish to avoid when calculating a modify. If you choose New Area, the Each choice provides a slightly different
route to your destination. You can select following screen is displayed: way to locate the approximate map
up to five areas to avoid. You may wish display for drawing the area you wish to
to set up an “avoid area” to route around avoid. After selecting the choice, a map
long-term road construction, closures, screen will be displayed.
or any area you wish to avoid. If you
enter a route that takes you through or
into an “avoid area,” a pop-up box will
warn you that your route takes you into
one of these areas. However, you can
still choose destinations in an avoided
area.
Say or select Edit Name and use the
When you select Edit for the Setup item keyboard to enter the name on the Enter
“Edit Avoid Area,” the following list avoid area name screen (19 characters
screen is displayed: max). Say or select Done to return to Use the ZOOM buttons to select the
the previous screen. Say or select Edit map scale (available scales are 1/20,
Area to create the area to be avoided. 1/8, and 1/4 mile scales). Use the
The following screen appears: joystick to move the crosshairs (red
circle) to the desired start point and push
in the joystick to “set” the start point.
Then move the joystick in a straight or
diagonal direction to encompass the
area to be avoided.

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Answering “No” allows you to enter a NOTE:
route through an avoided area on a • You can select areas to avoid,
freeway and skip the “Avoid area however you cannot select roads or
caution box.” See Pop-Ups and areas that you want the system to use
Disclaimers on page 61. for routing.
Say or select Done to return to the Edit • If you are drawing a box around a
area screen. When you return, the road as an area to avoid, then ensure
“Vicinity” field is automatically filled in the following: When you draw the
by the system. Re-edit the area “Name” box, make sure that the road or
if desired. Select Done on the Edit portion of a road that you encircled
avoid area screen to finish editing. includes an intersection. For
NOTE: Your new avoided area will now appear instance, in the example below,
The maximum size of the “Avoid area” on the “Avoid area” list screen and be highway 213 will be avoided, but Van
is 1/4 of the navigation display screen viewable on the map screen. Ness will not be avoided because it
regardless of the map scale setting. lacks an intersection in the enclosed
box.
The selected area will be displayed as a
shaded box with a yellow border. Push
in on the joystick to set the end point of
the avoided area. To “redraw” the area,
touch Cancel and repeat the area
selection process. If your selected area
contains a freeway, the system will
prompt you with a pop-up box saying
“Do you want to avoid freeways?”

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System Setup
Edit Waypoint Search Area For “Places along the route,” the system
When driving en route to your looks in front of you within a corridor
destination, you can select a temporary width specified by your values for “On
destination waypoint (marked with a Freeways” or “On Surface Street.”
small flag on the map) along your route The system checks the upcoming area,
for gas, a restaurant, or other POI. When based on your input.
you resume your trip from the waypoint,
the system continues the trip to your For “Places around the destination,” the
original destination. To use this feature, system searches outwards in a spiral
see Waypoints on page 62. from the destination. In this case,
The diagram below shows how the specific search values are not needed;
This Setup item allows you to select the system handles the search for “Places the matches are displayed in order of
distance from your highlighted route Along the Route” or “Places Around the distance from destination.
line (on either side of your route) that Destination” (see Waypoints on
the system will search for a waypoint. page 62). NOTE:
From the Routing & Guidance screen, These settings do not affect the search
select Edit for “Edit Waypoint Search range used for the voice commands like
Area,” and then choose the desired “Find nearest gas station” that are also
search distance for either “On available when viewing the map screen.
Freeways” or “On Surface Street.”

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System Setup
Guidance Mode Vehicle After you have traveled approximately
Allows you to select the guidance From the Setup screen (second), say or 1/2 mile away from a mapped road, the
display mode: Single Screen or Split select Vehicle and the following screen system will display a series of white
Screen. appears: dots on the map screen to show the path
you have traveled. This is provided so
To get to Guidance Mode from the you can follow the dots to backtrack to
Setup screen, select in sequence, the mapped road you originally left.
“More,” “Routing & Guidance,” and Tracking continues until you reach a
“Guidance Mode.” mapped road. See Off-road Tracking on
page 59.

Tracking is shown only in the 1/20, 1/8,


1/4, and 1/2 mile scales, or the 80, 200,
400, and 800 meter scales. Use the
ZOOM buttons to change the scales if
Off-road Tracking necessary.
With this On, the system will provide
white off-road tracking dots NOTE:
(“breadcrumbs”) on the map screen To clear existing dots, turn this feature
whenever you drive into an area where off and exit Setup. To re-enable this
The factory default is Single Screen. feature, return to Setup and turn it on
the map does not show any roads.
See Map Screen Legend on page 18. again.
NOTE:
The Guidance Mode can also be
selected on the Icon Selection screen.
See Showing Icons on the Map on
page 57.

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System Setup
Correct Vehicle Position If you choose to do this, follow these NOTE:
The system relies on satellites for steps: If you continually have to do this, there
positioning information. Buildings, 1. Stop the vehicle. are either problems in the database or
tunnels, and other objects can block or GPS reception problems. See
reflect these signals, requiring the 2. Select Adjust, and the system will Accessories Precautions on page 5.
system to use “dead reckoning” to display a map adjustment screen.
determine your location and direction. 4. When you have finished, press the
This can sometimes lead to small errors joystick or select Done to return to
in positioning, such as showing you on the previous screen.
an adjacent street. 5. As you drive, the current road will be
displayed at the bottom of the screen.
NOTE:
Using this function to adjust vehicle
position is not recommended. When the
system acquires a GPS signal, it will
automatically place the vehicle in the
correct location. 3. Use the ZOOM buttons and the
joystick to move the location
arrowhead to the correct location.
Touch the arrow buttons on the
bottom of the screen to rotate the
direction arrows so the vehicle
position is pointing in the correct
direction.

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System Setup
System Information Basic Settings Voice Recognition Feedback
From the Setup screen (second), say or From the Setup screen (second), say or Allows you to turn voice control system
select System Information and the select Basic Settings and the prompts On or Off. When Off, you will
following screen appears: following screen appears: not hear the voice control system
confirmations or prompts.

This information is for dealer use only. Keyboard Layout


For ordering updates, use the version
number stamped on the label (as Ver. X. Allows you to select the displayed
XX) of the navigation DVD. See keypad screen: Alphabet or
Obtaining a Navigation Update DVD on QWERTY.
page 102. Units (mile or km)
When finished, say or select Return to Allows you to select the units for the
return to the previous screen. entire system (mile or km).

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System Setup
Clock Settings This screen allows you to set or adjust NOTE:
From the Setup screen (second), say or the following: If you set Auto Daylight Saving Time to
select Clock Settings and the • Auto Daylight Saving Time On, the daylight saving time function is
following screen appears: (Default = On) activated even in an area that does not
use daylight saving time.
• Auto Time Zone by GPS
(Default = On) The federal government mandated that
starting in 2007, daylight saving time
• DST (Daylight Saving Time) begins in March and ends in November
Selection instead of the old schedule from April to
(change DST schedule) October. The schedule is subject to
• Time Adjustment (adjust your clock) review and possible cancellation in
2008-2009.
• Reset button (resets this screen’s
settings to factory defaults) The schedules for the time changes are
Clock Adjustment Auto Daylight Saving Time stored in the software and can be
When you select Clock Adjustment, Sets automatic daylight saving time On selected in the DST schedule
the following screen appears: or Off. If set to On, the clock will selection screen. Therefore, your clock
automatically “spring ahead” or “fall will change based on the daylight saving
back” by one hour when a daylight time schedule.
saving time change occurs. If you reside NOTE:
in a state or area where daylight saving
time is not used, then you may want to The automatic clock setting feature
turn this feature off. relies on a satellite signal. It will not
work in Hawaii and Alaska.

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System Setup
Auto Time Zone by GPS During 2008-2009, it is possible that Clock Type
Sets automatic time zone selection by this new change will be canceled by the Allows you to choose the design of the
GPS to On or Off. If you are driving government and returned back to the clock screen. For more informaion, see
across the country and passing through previous “April-October” schedule. If Clock Type on page 74.
time zones, then this feature will so, simply change the schedule in this
automatically set the time to the time setting back to the “April-October”
zone you are traveling through. schedule.
However, if you live and work in two
different time zones, you may want to
turn this feature off.
NOTE:
When driving near a time zone
boundary, the displayed time zone may
fluctuate between the two zone times.
Daylight Saving Time (DST)
Selection (Change DST Schedule)
This option lets you select the schedule Time Adjustment
(April-October or March- Adjusts the current time in hours and
November) when daylight saving time minutes. You can reset the adjustment
will automatically occur in your by selecting Reset. Selecting Done
navigation system. The system default is returns you to the previous screen.
the March-November schedule as
mandated by the U.S. government. NOTE:
Selecting Reset also clears any
changes you made to “Auto Daylight
Saving Time,” “Auto Time Zone by
GPS,” or “DST Selection” settings.
Depending on your location, you may
need to adjust these settings.

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System Setup
Color Map Color Menu Color
From the Setup screen (second), say or Allows you to choose the map color Allows you to choose the menu color
select Color and the following screen from one of four colors for the Day and from one of five colors for the Base
appears: Night modes. and Window.

Say or select Return to return to the Say or select Return to return to the
previous screen. previous screen.
NOTE: NOTE:
• Choose White (factory default is • Choose Black (factory default) as
Beige) as the Day color to obtain the the Base color to obtain the best
best daytime display contrast. display contrast.
• Choose Black (factory default) as • Choose White (factory default) as
the Night color to obtain the best the Window color to obtain the best
nighttime display contrast. display contrast.

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System Initialization
System Initialization Entering the Security Code Enter the four-digit security code, then
If for any reason you lose power to the If the battery goes dead or is select Done. If you make a mistake, the
navigation system (e.g., the battery was disconnected for any reason, you will system will display “incorrect PIN.” Re-
disconnected), the navigation system have to enter a security code for both the enter your 4-digit security code. If you
will require initialization. Once audio system and the navigation system have entered it correctly, the display
completed, your system will be ready to before you can use it again. changes to the Disclaimer screen. You
use. have 10 chances to enter the correct
When you purchased the vehicle, you code. If all 10 are incorrect, turn the
This initialization requires the should have received two cards ignition to OFF, then back to ON (II) to
following: containing the audio and navigation have 10 more chances to enter the
system’s security codes and serial correct code.
• Entry of the 4-digit anti-theft security
code. numbers. Keep these cards in a safe
place in case you need the codes. If you NOTE:
• GPS initialization (may not be needed lose the cards, you must obtain the The anti-theft security code is unrelated
depending on the length of time the security codes from your dealer. to your optional navigation system PIN
system was without power). (for Personal Address Book or Home
Address).
• Map matching to align the GPS
coordinates to a place on the map
(displays current street at the bottom
of the map).

Navigation System 95
System Initialization
GPS Initialization If the navigation system finds the Map Matching
Depending on the length of time the satellites properly, this box clears and This part of the initialization matches
battery was disconnected, your system the Disclaimer screen is shown. If the GPS coordinates found above with a
may require GPS initialization. If it within 10 minutes the system fails to road on the map screen. To perform this
does, the following screen appears: locate a sufficient number of satellites to part of the procedure, ensure that the
locate your position, the following navigation system is displaying a map,
The navigation system lost power and is acquiring its screen appears: and drive the vehicle on a mapped road
location from the GPS satellites. This usually takes (a road shown on the map screen). Do
less than 10 minutes. Something is interfering with the system’s ability to not enter a destination at this time.
* Start the engine. acquire its location. Check the following:
* Park the vehicle in an open area away from trees, * The vehicle must be in an open area with a clear When the name of the current road you
power lines, and tall buildings. view of the sky. are driving on appears at the bottom of
* Remove loose articles, cell phones, or electrical * Remove sources of GPS interference like metallic the screen, the entire procedure is
accessories located near the GPS antenna. window tint above antenna, or electrical items complete. Your system is now ready to
* If this screen is displayed repeatedly when starting near antenna (see owner's manual for details).
the vehicle, see your dealer. * Check GPS antenna cable connection.
use.
* Restart the engine and repeat the GPS acquire
If this procedure is not necessary, the procedure. If the problem persists, see your dealer.
system proceeds directly to the
Disclaimer screen (see page 16). If the system is still unable to acquire a
During initialization, the system signal, follow the instructions on the
searches for all available GPS satellites screen, or contact your local dealer for
and obtains their orbital information. assistance.
During this procedure, the vehicle
should be out in the open with a clear NOTE:
view of the sky. The average acquiring time is less than
10 minutes, but it can take as long as 45
minutes.

96 Navigation System
System Limitations
Although your navigation system is one Depending on your current view of the • Other aftermarket audio electronic
of the most highly sophisticated pieces sky and the position of the satellites, the devices mounted near the navigation
of equipment you will find in a modern elevation may be shown incorrectly. unit
automobile, you may find during its use You may also notice some delay of the • Trees, tall buildings, freeway
that it has certain limitations. vehicle position icon at intersections; overpasses, tunnels, or overhead
this is normal. electrical power wires
The system uses Global Positioning
System (GPS) signals to aid in GPS Reception Issues
The signals received from the GPS Although the system will direct you to
determining its current location. The your desired destination, it may not
GPS is operated by the U.S. satellites are extremely weak (less than
a millionth of the strength of a local FM always generate what you consider to be
Department of Defense. For security the most direct route. Try changing the
reasons, there are certain inaccuracies station) and require an unobstructed
view of the sky. The signal can easily be method of routing. See Changing the
built into the GPS that the navigation Routing Method on page 45. You may
system must constantly compensate for. interrupted or interfered with by the
following: also have Unverified Area Routing set
This can cause occasional positioning to OFF. See Unverified Area Routing on
errors of up to several hundred feet. • Aftermarket metallic window tint page 82.
above or to the sides of the GPS
For example, in urban areas where antenna (located under the Additionally, the mapping database
streets are close together, this could dashboard) contains verified and unverified maps.
cause the system to show that you are See Map Overview on page 6. A
traveling on a street that parallels the • Cell phones, PDAs, or other
electronic devices docked in a cradle Disclaimer screen will warn you if your
street you are actually on. The system route includes unverified streets.
will, under most circumstances, correct or lying loose on the dashboard
Unverified streets may be missing from
itself while you drive. • Radar detectors mounted on the the map, in the wrong location, or have
dashboard an incorrect name or address range.
• Remote starters, or “hidden” vehicle Exercise additional caution when
tracking systems mounted near the driving in these unverified areas.
navigation unit

Navigation System 97
System Limitations
The destination icon shows the
approximate location of the destination.
This occurs because a city block can
have as many as 100 possible addresses
(for example, the 1400 block is followed
by the 1500 block). Since most cities
use only a portion of the 100 possible
addresses (for example, in the 1400
block, the addresses may only go up to
1425 before the 1500 block starts), the
address 1425 will be shown a quarter of
the way down the block by the system
instead of at the end of the block where
the destination is actually located.
You may find that the system
occasionally reboots. This is indicated
by the display returning to the globe
screen. A reboot can be caused by a
number of things, such as extreme
temperatures or shock from bumpy
roads. It does not necessarily indicate a
problem that requires service. If this
happens frequently, please see your
dealer.

98 Navigation System
Database Limitations
You will find that some points of The digitized map database reflects In addition, this database does not
interest (POI) may be missing when you conditions as they existed at various include, analyze, process, consider, or
search the database. This can be caused points in time before production. reflect any of the following categories
if at the time the database was gathered, Accordingly, your DVD may contain of information:
the name was misspelled, the place was inaccurate or incomplete data or • Neighborhood quality or safety
improperly categorized, or the POI information due to the passage of time,
change is not yet in the database. This road construction, changing conditions, • Population density
means you may not find places listed or other causes. • Availability or proximity of law
that you know exist. This is also true for enforcement
police agencies and hospitals. In Due to ongoing software and database
outlying areas, facilities listed may not improvements, navigation disc versions • Emergency, rescue, medical, or other
be the closest. Always check with local may change in the middle of a assistance
information sources if you need law production year. The version shipped • Construction work, zones, or hazards
enforcement or hospital services. with your vehicle was the most recent
available at the time of production and • Road and lane closures
Every effort has been made to verify is considered standard equipment for • Legal restrictions (such as vehicular
that the system’s database was accurate that vehicle. There is no free program to type, weight, load, height, and speed
at the time it was created. However, retrofit early production vehicles with restrictions)
businesses do close or relocate, and new the latest disc. For DVD ordering
businesses start in the old locations. For information, see page 102. • Road slope or grade
this reason, you may occasionally find • Bridge height, width, weight, or other
inaccurate information when you select limits
and drive to a point of interest (for
example, a restaurant is now a jewelry • Road traffic, safety, or conditions
store). The number of these inaccuracies • Weather conditions
increases the longer you go without an
update. • Special events
• Pavement characteristics or conditions

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Database Limitations
• Traffic congestion Copyrights
• Travel time • infoUSA-Data: Certain business data
provided by infoUSA, Inc., Omaha,
We assume no liability for any incident Nebraska, Copyright © 2007, All
that may result from an error in the Rights Reserved.
program, or from changed conditions
not noted above. • EXIT-Data: © ZENRIN CO., LTD.
2007. All Rights Reserved.

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Customer Assistance
Reporting Errors • If the error does not involve the Honda Automobile
Occasionally, you may encounter database, such as vehicle position Customer Service
database errors. icon errors, screen error messages, or
other GPS-related errors, see Telephone: (800) 999-1009
• If the error pertains to freeways and Frequently Asked Questions on Fax: (310) 783-3273
main “verified” roads shown in black page 121, System Limitations on
on the map, then report it either page 97, or Troubleshooting on Mail:
online at page 131. Honda Navi
http://update.navteq.com/, or to America Honda Motor Co., Inc.
Honda Customer Service. Honda Customer Service
MS 500-2N-7A
• If the error involves a light brown 1919 Torrance Blvd.
“unverified” road, then do not report Torrance, CA 90501-2746
it. These areas have not been verified,
and are provided for reference only
(see Map Overview on page 6).
• For errors in points of interest (POI),
like a business that has changed its
name, do not report them. Keep in
mind that depending on when the data
was collected and when your DVD
was purchased, the database can be
out of date. The business may have
not reported the change(s), or not be
in the database at all. Update
Navigation DVDs are available for
purchase, usually in the fall of each
year.

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Customer Assistance
Visiting Your Dealer • Call Honda Customer Relations (see Obtaining a Navigation
We strive to make this manual as “Honda Automobile Customer Update DVD
complete as possible and to answer all Service” on page 101).
Honda is continually expanding the
questions regarding operation of the • For database or POI issues, follow the scope of the navigation system.
system. Occasionally, you may run into guidelines in the “Reporting Errors” Upgraded software may be made
a specific issue that you cannot find in section (see page 101). available to navigation system owners
the book. You may save yourself a trip periodically, usually in the fall of each
to the dealer by first consulting the If your question is still unanswered and year.
following resources: you wish to visit the dealer, please be
• The Troubleshooting section (see prepared to demonstrate the issue to the To purchase an updated DVD or a
page 131). service advisor. This way, the service replacement DVD, call the Honda
advisor can document the issue for the Navigation Disc Fulfillment Center at
• The Frequently Asked Questions factory to allow more efficient (888) 291-4675. You can also order
(FAQs) section (see page 121). troubleshooting. online by going to www.hondanavi.com.
• The FAQs found on the online DVD
order site (see “Obtaining a DVD”). Some issues may at first seem random, NOTE:
but you may notice a pattern. For • DVDs are not available at your
• For detailed questions regarding example, they only occur when you dealer. However, the dealer may
audio or other systems that interact enter a specific address, or when driving order a DVD for you as a courtesy.
with the navigation system, see the on a certain road, or just when it is cold. There is no program for free DVD
main vehicle Owner’s manual or the This information is very useful to the updates.
Quick Start Guide. service advisor. Be patient, the service • The DVD order line staff cannot
advisor may be unfamiliar with your answer technical questions regarding
specific issue. navigation operation, coverage, or
POIs.
• Purchasing used discs from alternate
sources or online auctions may cause
operational problems since they are
likely to be incompatible with your
current software.

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Customer Assistance
Changing the DVD 3. Press down on the DVD cover release 4. Press the MAP (Eject) button. The
tab , then lower the cover . DVD will automatically come out
NOTE: and an error message will be
The system’s database is stored on a displayed on the screen. This is
removable DVD. The system will not normal.
work without the DVD. Ensure the door
remains closed at all times. 5. Pull the DVD straight out. Hold the
DVD by the edges. Fingerprints,
1. Remove the DVD while the ignition scratches, or other contamination on
switch is in the ACCESSORY (I) the playing surface can make the
position or in the ON (II) position. DVD unreadable.
2. Push the OPEN button to tilt the To install the DVD, make sure the
screen down. CLOSE button turquoise (blue/green) label is facing up.
Slide the DVD into the DVD slot. The
NOTE: DVD is automatically pulled into the
Be sure to close the DVD cover navigation system. Make sure you close
completely before closing the screen. the navigation DVD cover, then close
The DVD cover may be damaged. the screen using the CLOSE button on
the bottom of the screen.

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Customer Assistance
PC Card Operation Inserting the PC Card CD/CD-R Operation
A PC card with WMA or MP3 audio Ensure that the PCMCIA PC card A CD or a burned CD-R with MP3 or
files can be played through the audio adaptor contains the media chip, and WMA media files can be played by the
system and controlled using the that the card adaptor is fully inserted in audio system and controlled using
navigation voice control system. PC the slot, otherwise the display door will navigation voice commands. The
card (PCMCIA) adaptors and various not close. Once the card is inserted and display door will not close with a
media chips can be purchased at any the door closed, there is a delay while partially inserted CD in the slot. Once
computer store. Tested media chips the system reads the tag information the display closes, there may be a slight
include Compact Flash and SD media, (the folders, song titles, etc.). Once the delay before the “CD” or “TRACK
up to 2GB. Other media types and tag information is read, the “CARD” or LIST” buttons function. This is because
storage capacities may work, but have “TRACK LIST” buttons will function. the system has to read the tag
not been tested. Hard disc drive type For more information on the search information (artist, album, and track
media are not recommended because feature, see the audio section of the names) to allow searches to function.
they can fail in a hot vehicle. See the vehicle Owner’s manual. For more information on the search
FAQs section for additional feature, see the audio section of the
information. vehicle Owner’s manual.
Voice Control of PC Card
PC card slot Functions NOTE:
The navigation voice control system can Ensure that burned CD-R discs do not
be used to select the first 30 tracks have “stick-on” paper labels. The label
directly by using the command, “Card adhesive can melt in a hot vehicle, and
play track X” (X=1-30). Additional allow the label to curl up and jam the
voice commands allow the card tracks, CD mechanism. Use a felt-tipped
artists, and albums to be played in a marker to label your CD-R discs.
random, repeat, or scan mode. See the
complete list of “Card” voice
commands starting on page 140.

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Customer Assistance
Voice Control of CD Functions
The navigation voice control system can
be used to select the first 30 tracks
directly by using the command, “CD
play track X” (X=1-30). Additional
voice commands allow CD tracks, and
folders be played in a random, repeat, or
scan mode. See the complete list of
“CD” voice commands starting on
page 140.

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Coverage Areas
Map Coverage If you desire additional map coverage San Francisco Bay (approximately
The system provides map coverage for information, contact Honda Customer Monterey to Sonoma) – including
the lower 48 U.S. states, Hawaii, and Services or go to www.hondanavi.com. Monterey County and Hollister
southern Canada. The U.S. map Southern California Area - including
coverage consists of accurately mapped U.S. Detailed Coverage Areas Bakersfield and San Luis Obispo
(verified) metropolitan areas (in the Alabama Yuba
following list) and a less accurate Birmingham/Tuscaloosa Colorado
(unverified) rural database. Canada Huntsville Denver/Boulder/Colorado Springs/
coverage consists of major metropolitan Mobile Ski Resorts Metro area – including
areas and major roads connecting the Montgomery Ft. Collins
metropolitan areas within about 100 Grand Junction
miles north of the U.S. border. If you Arizona
need additional northern Canada Phoenix Metro Connecticut
coverage, you may purchase the Sedona Bridgeport
Canadian DVD (see Obtaining a Tucson Danbury
Navigation Update DVD on page 102). Yuma Hartford Metro
See Map Overview on page 6 for a Arkansas New Haven Metro
discussion of map coverage. Norwalk
Fayetteville Stamford
The cities and metropolitan areas in the Fort Smith
Hot Springs Delaware
following list are fully mapped. Only
major streets, roads, and freeways have Little Rock Entire state – including Dover,
been verified outside these areas. If your California Wilmington Metro area, New
route passes through these areas, routing Castle County
Central Valley - including Fresno,
may be limited, depending on your Merced, Modesto, and Stockton
routing choices. See Unverified Area Humboldt
Routing on page 82. Los Angeles/San Diego Metro
Mammoth Lakes
Sacramento Metro

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Florida Hawaii (all cities for the following Indiana
Cape Canaveral/Cocoa Beach/ islands) Bloomington
Titusville Hawaii Evansville
Florida Keys Kauai Fort Wayne
Fort Myers Metro area – including Lanai Gary/Hammond Metro
Naples Maui Indianapolis Metro
Fort Pierce Molokai Kokomo Metro
Gainesville Oahu Muncie
Jacksonville Metro – including St. Northwest Indiana
Johns County Idaho South Bend/Elkhart/Goshen
Miami/Fort Lauderdale/West Palm Boise
Sun Valley Ski Resorts Iowa
Beach Metro
Orlando/Daytona Beach/Melbourne Cedar Rapids
Illinois Davenport
area – including Osceola County Bloomington-Normal
Panama City Des Moines
Carbondale Iowa City
Pensacola Champaign
Tallahassee Waterloo-Cedar Falls
Charleston
Tampa Bay/St. Petersburg Metro – Chicago Metro (to Wisconsin border) Kansas
including Pasco and Manatee – including Lake County, IN, and Kansas City/Leavenworth Metro
Counties Dekalb County, IL Topeka
Vero Beach East St. Louis Metro Wichita
Georgia Galesburg Kentucky
Athens Moline Lexington
Atlanta Metro Peoria Louisville
Augusta/Aiken Metro Quincy
Columbus Rock Island
Macon Rockford
Springfield
Urbana-Danville

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Louisiana Michigan Missouri
Baton Rouge Detroit Metro area – including Ann Branson
New Orleans Metro Arbor, Pontiac, Flint, Clinton, Columbia
Shreveport Eaton, and Monroe Counties Kansas City (KS-MO) Metro –
Maine Kalamazoo including Platte County
Northern Michigan Resort Area – Springfield
Bangor including Traverse City, Elk St. Louis Metro (IL-MO) – including
Bar Harbor/Acadia National Park Rapids, Petoskey, Charlevoix, additional cities in Jefferson
Portland/Lewiston/Auburn Boyne City, and Harbor Springs County
Maryland Saginaw-Midland Montana
State of (partial) - Baltimore/ Southeast Michigan – including
Detroit - Grand Rapids - Lansing Billings
Washington D.C. Metro – including Missoula
Charles and Carroll Counties Southern Michigan
Cumberland Minnesota Nebraska
Ocean City Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro – Lincoln (Lancaster County)
Massachusetts including cities in Anoka Scott and Omaha
Boston/Cape Cod Metro Carver Counties Nevada
Cape Cod Moorhead Las Vegas Metro
Springfield Metro area Rochester Reno/Lake Tahoe
Complete coverage of all cities in Mississippi New Hampshire
Barnstable, Berkshire, Bristol, Biloxi/Gulfport
Essex, Hampshire, Hampden, Lebanon
Jackson Manchester
Middlesex, Norfolk, Plymouth, Memphis
Suffolk, and Worcester Counties Nashua
Tupelo

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New Jersey North Carolina Oregon
Camden Metro Asheville Bend
Newark Metro Charlotte Metro Eugene
Southern New Jersey – including Fayetteville Medford
Atlantic City/Cape May/ Hickory Portland/Salem Metro
Cumberland Metro Jacksonville Pennsylvania
Trenton Metro – including Ocean and Morgantown
Hunterdon Counties Raleigh-Durham Metro Allentown
Wilmington Erie
New Mexico Gettysburg
Winston-Salem/Greensboro Metro
Albuquerque Harrisburg
Las Cruces North Dakota Lancaster
Santa Fe Fargo Metro Philadelphia Metro
Taos Ski Resorts Ohio Reading
New York Southeastern Pennsylvania
Akron Southwest Pennsylvania - including
Binghamton Columbus/Marysville Metro Pittsburgh and Washington County
Buffalo – including Erie and Niagara Cincinnati Metro – including Butler State College/University Park
Counties County Wilkes-Barre/Scranton
Eastern New York – including the Cleveland Metro – including Geauga Williamsport
Adirondack, Oneonta - County York
Cooperstown, New York City Dayton
Metro, Albany, Glen Falls, Lima Rhode Island
Schenectady, Troy Springfield Newport
Ithaca Toledo (Lucas County) Providence Metro
Lake Placid Youngstown
Rochester – including cities in Oklahoma
Monroe County
Syracuse Oklahoma City
Utica Tulsa

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South Carolina Houston Metro – including additional Charlottesville
Beaufort cities in Galveston County Danville
Charleston Longview Emporia
Columbia Lubbock Lynchburg
Greenville/Spartanburg – including Midland/Odessa Metro Richmond Metro
additional cities in Greenville and Nacogdoches-Lufkin Roanoke
Spartanburg Counties San Antonio Metro Shenandoah National Park
Myrtle Beach Metro South Padre Island Staunton-Waynesboro-Harrisonburg
Rock Hill Metro Texarkana Williamsburg/Norfolk/Virginia
Wichita Falls Beach Metro – including Charles
South Dakota City, Hopewell, Kent, and Prince
Sioux Falls Utah
George Counties
Moab Winchester
Tennessee Ogden
Chattanooga Park City Washington
Johnson City/Kingsport/Bristol Salt Lake City Metro Bellingham
Knoxville/Farragut Metro St. George Seattle/Tacoma/Olympia Metro –
Memphis Metro – including Desoto including Island County
and Tunica Counties Vermont
Spokane
Nashville Rutland Tri-Cities
State of (partial) - including
Texas Burlington, Montpelier Whatcom
Amarillo Point Roberts (community)
Austin Metro Virginia Yakima
Beaumont Washington D.C. detailed area – West Virginia
Big Bend including Alexandria, Arlington,
Fairfax, Falls Church, Fauquier Charleston
Bryan/College Station Harper’s Ferry Metro
Corpus Christi County, Fredericksburg City,
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro – including Manassas, and additional cities in
additional cities in Grayson County Loudon and Prince William
El Paso Counties
Bristol

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Wisconsin Canada Detailed Coverage BRITISH COLUMBIA
Appleton Areas Greater Vancouver
Beloit Anmore
Eau Claire NOTE: Belcarra
Green Bay The blue city names are not included in Bowen Island
Janesville the USA South DVD. To obtain Burnaby
Kenosha County coverage for cities listed in blue, you Coquitlam
La Crosse may purchase the Canada DVD (see Delta
Madison page 98, Obtaining a Navigation DVD). Langley
Lake Geneva DVDs are not available at your dealer.
Langley Twp
Milwaukee Metro – including Lions Bay
Milwaukee, Ozaukee, Washington, ALBERTA
Airdrie Maple Ridge
and Waukesha Counties New Westminster
Neenah Banff
Beaumont North Vancouver
Oshkosh North Vancouver District
Racine Calgary
Calmar Pitt Meadows
Sheboygan Port Coquitlam
Wausau Canmore
Chestermere Port Moody
Wyoming Cochrane Richmond
Cheyenne Crossfield Surrey
Jackson Ski Resorts Devon Vancouver
Edmonton West Vancouver
Fort Saskatchewan White Rock
Leduc Whatcom, WA
Lethbridge Point Roberts (Community) also
Medicine Hat listed in USA Washington St Cities
Spruce Grove
St. Albert
Stony Plain
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Coverage Areas
Fraser Valley Sooke Durham
Abbottsford Victoria Ajax
Chilliwack View Royal Brock
Mission Clarington
MANITOBA Oshawa
Squamish-Lillooet East St Paul Pickering
Squamish Headingley Scugog
Whistler West St Paul Uxbridge
Winnipeg Whitby
Thompson-Nicola
Kamloops NOVA SCOTIA Elgin
Central Okanagan Halifax (partial) Aylmer
Kelowna ONTARIO Bayham
Peachland Central Elgin
Brant Dutton/Dunwich
Okanagan-Similkamen Brant Malahide
Penticton Brantford Southwold
Summerland St. Thomas
Chatham-Kent West Elgin
Victoria Chatham-Kent
Frontenac
Capital Dufferin Frontenac Islands
Central Saanich Amaranth Kingston
Colwood East Garafraxa
Esquimalt East Luther Grand Valley Gatineau
Highlands Melancthon Gatineau
Langford Mono
Metchosin Mulmur
North Saanich Orangeville
Oak Bay Shelburne
Saanich
Sidney

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Grey Petrolia Pelham
Blue Mountains Plympton-Wyoming Port Colborne
Chatsworth Point Edward St Catharines
Georgian Bluffs Sarnia Thorold
Meaford St Clair Wainfleet
Grey Highlands Warwick Welland
Hanover Muskoka West Lincoln
Owen Sound Bracebridge Norfolk
Southgate Georgian Bay Norfolk
West Grey Gravenhurst Ottawa
Haldimand Huntsville
Lake of Bays Ottawa
Haldimand
Muskoka Lakes Oxford
Halton
Middlesex Blandford-Blenheim
Burlington East Zorra-Tavistock
Halton Mills Adelaide Metcalfe
London Ingersoll
Milton Norwich
Oakville Lucan Biddulph
Middlesex Centre South-West Oxford
Hamilton Newbury Tillsonburg
Hamilton North Middlesex Woodstock
Southwest Middlesex Zorra
Kawartha Lakes
Kawartha Lakes Strathroy-Caradoc Peel
Thames Centre Brampton
Lambton Caledon
Niagara
Brooke-Alvinston Mississauga
Dawn-Euphemia Fort Erie
Enniskillen Grimsby
Lambton Shores Lincoln
Oil Springs Niagara-on-the-Lake
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Perth Waterloo Windsor
North Perth Cambridge Essex
Perth East Kitchener Amherstburg
Perth South North Dumfries Essex
St. Mary’s Waterloo Kingsville
Stratford Wellesley Lakeshore
West Perth Wilmot Lasalle
Simcoe Woolwich Leamington
Adjala-Tosorontio Wellington Pelee
Barrie Centre Wellington Tecumseh
Bradford West Gwillimbury Erin Windsor
Clearview Guelph
Collingwood Guelph/Eramosa Inter-Town (partial) Coverage
Essa Mapleton Counties/Districts/Regional
Innisfil Minto Municipalities
Midland Puslinch Brant
New Tecumseth Wellington North Bruce
Orillia Chatham-Kent
York Dufferin
Oro-Medonte
Penetanguishene Aurora Elgin
Ramara East Gwillimbury Essex
Severn Georgina Frontenac
Springwater King Gray
Tay Markham Haldimand-Norfolk
Tiny Newmarket Haliburton
Wasaga Beach Richmond Hill Hastings
Vaughan Huron
Toronto Whitchurch-Stouffville Kawartha Lakes
Toronto Lambton
Lanark

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Leeds and Granville QUÉBEC La Vallee-du-Richelieu
Lennox and Addington Beloeil
Middlesex Montreal-Laurentians Caringnan
Muskoka Deux-Montagnes Chambly
Northumberland Deux-Montagnes McMasterville
Oxford Oka Mont-St-Hilaire
Perth Pointe-Calumet Otterburn Park
Peterborough St-Eustache St-Antoine-sur-Richelieu
Prescott and Russell St-Joseph-du-Lac St-Basile-le-Grand
Prince Edward Ste-Marthe-sur-le-Lac St-Charles-sur-Richelieu
Simcoe St-Placide St-Denis-sur-Richelieu
Stormont, Dundas, and Glengarry St-Jean-Baptiste
Waterloo L’Assomption St-Marc-sur-Richelieu
Wellington Charlemagne St-Mathieu-de-Beloeil
L’Assomption
L’Èpiphanie LaJemmerais
L’Èpiphanie Paroisse Calixa-Lavallée
Repentigny Contrecoeur
St-Sulpice St-Amable
Ste-Julie
La Rivìere-du-Nord Varennes
Prévost Verchères
St-Colomban
St-Hippolyte Laval
St-Jèrôme Laval
Ste-Sophie

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Les Laurentides Les Pays-D’en-Haut Montréal-Ouest
Amherst Lac-des-Seize-Îles Mont-Royal
Arundel Morin-Heights Pointe-Claire
Barkmere Piedmont Senneville
Brèbeuf Ste-Adolphe-d’Howard Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue
Huberdeau St-Sauveur Westmount
La Conception Ste-Adèle Roussillon
La Minerve Ste-Anne-des-Lacs Candiac
Labelle Ste-Marguerite-Estèrel Chateauguay
Lac-Supèrieur Wentworth-Nord Delson
Lantier Longueuil La Prairie
Mont-Tremblant Lery
Montcalm Boucherville
Brossard Mercier
St-Faustin-Lac-Carrè Ste-Catherine
Ste-Agathe-des-Monts Longueuil
St-Bruno-de-Montarville St-Constant
Ste-Lucie-des-Laurentides St-Isidore
Val-David St-Lambert
St-Mathieu
Val-des-Lacs Mirabel St-Philippe
Val-Morin Mirabel
Therese-de-Blainville
Les Moulins Montreal Blainville
Mascouche Baie-D’Urfé Boisbriand
Terrebonne Beaconsfield Bois-des-Filion
Côte-St-Luc Lorraine
Dollard-des-Ormeaux Rosemere
Dorval Ste-Therese
Hampstead
Kirkland
L’Ïle -Dorval
Montréal
Montréal-Est

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Vaudreuil-Soulanges Quebec Lévis
Coteau-du-Lac La Cote-de-Beaupré Lévis
Hudson Beaupré Québec
Les Cèdres Boischatel
Les Coteaux L’Ancienne-Lorette
Château-Richer Notre-Dame-des-Anges
L’Ile-Cadieux L’Ange-Gardien
L’Ile-Perrot Québec
St-Ferréol-les-Neiges St-Augustin-de-Desmaures
Notre-Dame-de-l’Ile-Perrot St-Joachim
Pincourt St-Louis-de-Gonzague-du-Cap-
Pointe-des-Cascades Tourmente
Pointe-Fortune Ste-Anne-de-Beaupré
Rigaud
Riviere-Beaudette La Jacques-Cartier
St-Clet Fossambault-sur-le-Lac
Ste-Justine-de-Newton Lac-Beauport
St-Lazare Lac-Delage
Ste-Marthe Lac-St-Joseph
St-Polycarpe Ste-Brigitte-de-Laval
St-Telesphore Ste-Catherine-de-la-Jacques-Cartier
St-Zotique Shannon
Terrasse-Vaudreuil
Vaudreuil-Dorion L’Île-d’Orléans
Vaudreuil-sur-le-Lac St-François- L’Île-d’Orléans
St-Jean
St-Laurent-de- L’Île-d’Orléans
St-Pierre-de- L’Île-d’Orléans
Ste-Famille
Ste-Pétronille

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CANADA CONNECTOR ROADS Roads in the province of Alberta Roads in the province of Manitoba
The Cross-Canada Connector Road Hwy-1/Trans Canada Hwy across Hwy-1/Trans Canada Hwy across
allows for travel between the provinces whole province whole province
of British Columbia and Quebec in Hwy-1A from Cochrane to Canmore Hwy-100/Trans Canada Hwy in
DCA 11. Major metropolitan city POIs Hwy-1X from Hwy-1A to Hwy-1/ Winnipeg (partial beltway)
are also included. Trans Canada Hwy Hwy-75 from Hwy-100/Trans
Morley Road from Hwy-1/Trans Canada Hwy (Winnipeg) south to
Road Inclusion Canada Hwy link with 1-29 (U.S. border)
Roads in the province of British Hwy-3/Crowsnest Hwy (at Medicine Roads in the province of Ontario
Columbia Hat) to Lethbridge Hwy-69/Trans Canada Hwy from
Hwy-1/Trans Canada Hwy from Hwy-4 (at Lethbridge) to 1-15 (U.S. Muskoka district to Sudbury
Alberta/BC boundary to Vancouver border) Hwy-17/Trans Canada Hwy from
detailed city Hwy-36 between Hwy-3 (in Taber) Ottawa Detailed Area Coverage to
Hwy-3/Crowsnest Hwy from Hwy-1/ and Hwy-4 (in Warner) Manitoba border
Trans Canada Hwy (Hope) to Hwy- Hwy-3/Crowsnest Hwy (in Hwy-17B at Sault Ste Marie to link
5/Coquihalla Hwy (Hope) Lethbridge) to Hwy-2 (in Fort with 1-75 (U.S. border)
Hwy-5/Coquihalla Hwy (in Hope) to Macleod) Hwy-61 from Hwy-17 at Thunder
Hwy-1/Trans Canada Hwy (in Hwy-2 (in Fort Macleod) to Hwy-1/ Bay to link with US-61 (U.S.
Kamloops) Trans Canada Hwy (in Calgary) border)
Hwy-99 between Vancouver and Roads in the province of Saskatchewan Hwy-11 from Muskoka district to
Whistler North Bay
Hwy-1/Trans Canada Hwy across
whole province Hwy-60 and Hwy-127 in Nipissing
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Operation in Alaska and Map Coverage Address and POI Entry Screens
Hawaii All roads displayed on the Hawaii map When in Hawaii, the following
screens are detailed coverage roads. differences occur for map, address, and
Certain functions that rely on a satellite Text related to “unverified” roads or POI selection:
signal will not work in Alaska and areas are not applicable. The following
Hawaii. These functions include but are topics do not apply in Hawaii: • It is not possible to enter U.S.
not limited to XM radio, automatic mainland addresses or scroll the map
clock updates, and time zone • Unverified road descriptions (see east to the U.S. mainland.
adjustments. page 6 and 82). • Selection of the “State” is confined to
Alaska • Cautions and pop-up windows related the state of Hawaii only.
to unverified roads (see page 61).
If the vehicle was purchased in the • Entry of a destination address or POI
lower 48 states and driven to Alaska, the • Setup entries that relate to turning on on an island other than your current
system cannot display maps. The or off unverified routing (see island may result in a screen caution
message “Vehicle is out of the page 83). message. This is normal because
database...” will be displayed. • When zooming in and out, there is no there are no “ferry” routes between
350-mile scale for Hawaii. islands available in the database.
Hawaii
Other Map Issues • If the “Guidance Prompts” setting on
This section describes the differences in the Setup screen is set to normal or
navigation system operation for vehicles maximum, street names will not be
delivered in Hawaii. • See the coverage section for a list of
islands with coverage (see page 106). spoken in voice guidance commands.
• Freeway Exit information does not
exist in Hawaii, so the “Freeway Exit
Info” icon is not shown on the icon
bar.

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Setup Screen Differences Shipping a Vehicle To or From
The Setup screen differences are minor Hawaii
and are listed below. See the Setup Although the DVD in the vehicle
section (page 72) for additional contains maps for both U.S. mainland
information. and Hawaii, the dealer must perform the
Routing and Guidance (Unverified selection of “U.S. mainland” or
Area Routing On/Off) “Hawaii” for you. When the dealer
This feature is unavailable. All roads makes the switch from U.S. mainland to
displayed on the map are verified. Hawaii or vice versa, the system clears
all user data. Make sure to record any
Clock Adjust Screen personal information that you do not
There is no daylight saving time for want to lose.
Hawaii. Auto Daylight Saving
Time, Auto Time Zone by GPS, and
DST Selection will not be shown on
the Clock adjustment screen. To test
your adjustment, use the voice control
system, and say “What time is it?” (see
page 92).

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Frequently Asked Questions
Map and Features, Voice Operation, Entering Addresses
Problem Solution
Why does the Disclaimer screen need to be displayed every The Disclaimer screen reminds you and your guest drivers to always
time I start the car? I am the only driver. operate the navigation system in a safe manner.
The Setup or Information screen has “grayed out” items that You need to select OK on the Disclaimer screen to view these items. See
I cannot select. Why? System Function Diagram on page 20.
I tried entering an address, but the city or street could not be Some cities are lumped in with a major metro area. Try entering the street
found. Is there any other way to route to the location? first. In rural “unverified” areas or new subdivisions, streets may be missing
or only partially numbered. Try selecting the destination directly from the
map. See By Map Input on page 35.
When I enter an address, some letters become grayed out. Is Yes. As you enter each letter in an address or a point of interest (POI), the
this normal? system looks in the database to see what letters are possible and “grays out”
letters that do not apply.
How do I delete Personal Addresses, Previous Destinations, This is done in the Setup screen (second) under “Personal Information.”
or the Home Address? See page 75.
I cannot hear the navigation system voice. 1) Ensure that Volume in the Setup screen (first) is not Off. See page 72.
2) Go to “Basic Settings” in the Setup screen (second), and set Voice
Recognition Feedback to On. See page 91.
The voice control system is having difficulty recognizing my Ensure that the vents are not blowing on the microphone on the ceiling, the
voice commands. vehicle is as quiet as possible, and you are using the correct command when
speaking (see Improving Voice Recognition on page 13). Say “Help” at any
screen to see a list of the applicable voice commands. If the system cannot
recognize your command because of background noise, speak louder.
When the system pronounces the street name in the guidance The basic guidance phrase uses a studio-recorded voice, but the street name
command or reads the destination address, it sounds strange. is pronounced by the system using a machine-generated voice.
What causes this? Consequently, the name may be mispronounced or sound strange at times.

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Problem Solution
When I drive at night, the screen is bright and will not switch The system thinks it is in Day display mode. Verify the following: The
to the night display mode. Why? display mode in Setup is set to Auto, the dash brightness is not set to
maximum (must adjust with headlights on), and Map Color in Setup is set
to Black for Night. See Display on page 73.
The daytime map screen is dark like the night display mode, Verify the following: The display mode in Setup is set to Auto, and Map
and it is hard to see. Why? Color in Setup is set to White for Day. See Display on page 73.
During the day, I turned on the lights because it started to Adjust the dash brightness (+) button (with headlights on) to full brightness.
rain, but the screen went dark. How can I make it still display Remember to set it back to a medium setting, or at night, the screen will be
day mode? bright. See Display on page 73.
How can I input my destination using map coordinates? The navigation system was not designed for this. However, you can view
the coordinates of an address by touching the vehicle position icon on the
map. See Map Screen Legend on page 49.
How do I change or remove my PIN? Go to “Personal Information” in the Setup screen (second), and select PIN
Number. Select User 1 or User 2 and enter your existing PIN, and then
you have the choice to change or remove the PIN. See page 79.
I forgot the PIN for Home, or the PIN for personal addresses PINs are optional. See information regarding PINs on page 79. Your dealer
(User 1 or User 2). How do I reset it? can reset the PIN for you.

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Guidance, Routing
Problem Solution
The navigation does not route me the same way I would go, or The navigation system attempts to generate the optimum route. See
the way some other mapping program displays. Why is this? Changing the Routing Method on page 45.
Why is the street I’m on not shown on the map? It has been The mapping database is constantly undergoing revision. See page 102 for
here for more than a year. ways to obtain the latest detailed coverage information.
The vehicle position icon is not following the road, and the • The GPS antenna (located under the center of the dashboard) may be
“GPS icon” text in the upper left hand corner of the screen is blocked by personal items. For best reception, remove items from the
white or missing. dashboard, such as radar detectors, cell phones, or loose articles.
• Metallic tinting or other aftermarket devices can interfere with the GPS
reception. Please see your dealer. Also see System Limitations on page 97.
I entered a destination, but the blue highlighted route and Your route has entered an unverified area. See Unverified Area Routing on
voice guidance stopped, or turned into a blue/pink dashed line page 82.
before I got to my destination. Why is this?
The map rotates while I make turns. How can I stop this? Select the North-up map orientation by voice, or by touching the map
orientation icon on the map screen. See Map Orientation on page 54.
Sometimes, I cannot select between the North-up and The Heading-up map orientation can only be shown in the lower scales
Heading-up map orientations. Why is this? (1/20 - 1 mile scales). See Map Scale on page 53.
While driving to my destination, the “time to go” display The “Time to go” is based on actual road speeds. However if your speed
sometimes increases, even though I am getting closer. slows down when you encounter slower traffic, the system updates the
“Time to go” based on your actual speed to give you a better estimate of
arrival time.
The vehicle position icon on the map “lags” a short distance No. When at an intersection, the system is unaware of the width of the
behind, especially when I arrive at an intersection. Is there intersecting road. Large differences in vehicle position can indicate a
anything wrong? temporary loss of the GPS signal. See GPS Reception Issues on page 97.

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Frequently Asked Questions
Problem Solution
While I drive, my screen shows white dots (“breadcrumbs”) These are called “breadcrumbs.” If you drive more than 1/2 mile from
on it. What do they mean? mapped roads, the off-road tracking feature begins to function. See Off-road
Tracking on pages 59 and 89.
How can I get rid of the white dots (“breadcrumbs”) from my Go to “Vehicle” in the Setup screen (second), and set Off-road Tracking
screen? to Off, then return to the map. See page 89.
A road that I selected to avoid is being used when routing. When you “draw” your area to avoid, make sure to select sections of roads
What is wrong? that include at least one intersection. See page 86.
When I arrive at my destination, the bull’s-eye is shown at a The system calculates the bull’s-eye location based on the street address
different location on the street. Why? range allocated for that street. See Destination Icon on page 55 for an
example.
My elevation (shown when I touch the vehicle position icon) This is normal and due to errors in satellite position. The elevation can vary
seems to fluctuate even though my elevation has not changed. +/- 100 feet. See System Limitations on page 97.
My elevation is missing on the “current position” screen. If the GPS antenna cannot receive at least four satellites, the elevation is not
Why? displayed. Try moving the vehicle into an open area. If the elevation is zero
or below sea level, the elevation is also not displayed.

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Ordering a Navigation DVD, Coverage, Map Errors, Limitations
Problem Solution
I want to buy a new DVD. How do I purchase one? You cannot obtain a new DVD from the dealer. See Obtaining a Navigation
Update DVD on page 102.
I want to order a DVD. How can I determine the DVD version The version is on the label of your DVD. It starts with “Ver:.” See Changing
in my navigation system? the DVD on page 103.
I got a navigation DVD from a friend or an online source, but Your vehicle was designed to use a turquoise DVD. DVDs with differently
it does not work. Why? colored labels or from different manufacturers will not operate correctly.
Always obtain DVDs from the DVD order desk. See page 102.
When is my city going to become part of a fully verified The mapping database vendor is constantly revising map coverage. See
detailed coverage area? page 102 for ways to obtain the latest detailed coverage information.
Will the navigation system work outside North America? The navigation system contains maps only for the lower 48 U.S. states,
Hawaii, and portions of southern Canada. The system will not work in
Mexico, Alaska, or overseas. Canada coverage is limited. See Map
Coverage on page 106.
I moved my vehicle from the U.S. mainland to Hawaii (or The coverage area (Hawaii or U.S. mainland) must be selected by your
from Hawaii to the U.S. mainland). Why does my navigation dealer.
system not show the correct map?
Can I play video DVDs in my navigation system? No. The navigation system is designed only to read the turquoise DVD
provided with your vehicle. Map discs for other vehicle manufacturers or
PC map programs will not work.
I found some errors in the database. How do I report them? Minor errors are bound to occur in a large database. If you encounter major
errors, you can report them following the instructions on page 101.

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Display, PC Card, Accessories
Problem Solution
The display appears dim when starting the car in really cold No. This is normal, and it will become brighter after a few minutes.
weather. Is there a problem?
The screen does not close completely. Why is this? • Ensure that it is not during inserting/ejecting a CD. The screen cannot be
closed if a CD is not completely inserted in the unit.
• Ensure that it is not during inserting/ejecting the DVD. The screen cannot
be closed if the DVD is not completely inserted in the unit.
• Ensure that a PC card is inserted completely. The screen cannot be closed
if a PC card is not completely inserted in the unit. Moreover, the
recognition of a PC card takes about 1-2 seconds after it is inserted. The
screen cannot be closed during this recognition.
• Ensure that the media clip is inserted into the PC card adaptor. Eject the
PC card adaptor when not in use.
Where can I get PC card adaptors or the media chips that go • Any computer store sells PCMCIA PC card adaptors, and various types
into them? and capacities of media chips for them. Ask for Compact Flash or SD
media and adaptors.
• Hard Disk Drive type media are not recommended because they can fail in
a hot car.
How do I put music files onto the PC Card ? You can use your home PC to move MP3 or WMA music files to your PC
card. Most laptops have a slot to plug in your PC card. For desktop PCs,
USB adaptors are available that can accept your PC card or media chip.
Move files to the card like to any other hard drive.

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Frequently Asked Questions
Problem Solution
I insert a PC card with music files, but the CARD button or • After inserting the card, a delay of up to 30 seconds may be required to
navigation “PC Card” voice commands do not work. What’s read the tag information (album, artist, and track names) - this is normal.
wrong? • Ensure that the music files on the media chip are either WMA or MP3
music format. Other formats are not recognized.
• Some downloaded WMA and MP3 files are copy protected, and require
that the copyright authentication files accompany the MP3/WMA files on
the Card.
• Media types and capacities continue to grow. As a rule, stick to Compact
Flash or SD media with capacities of 2GB or less. Other types of media or
larger capacities may work, but have not been tested.
• Single-type media PC Card adaptors are recommended over multimedia-
type adaptors.
• Ensure that there are files on the card. For SD and other media with a write
lock switch, ensure that the write protect is off when adding files to the
card.
• The system only recognizes FAT and FAT-32 file format for the media.
Some of the files on the PC card will not play, or I have an • The quantity of tracks is limited to 999 tracks and a file structure of up to
eight GB card with 2500 songs, but only 999 play. Why is eight folder levels deep. Tracks beyond 999 are simply not recognized.
this? • Ensure that the music files on the media chip are either WMA or MP3
music format. Other formats are not recognized.
When I eject the media chip but leave the empty adaptor in To prevent damage to the display mechanism or your PC card/media chip,
the PC card slot, the display door will not close. Why is this? the system checks for a partially inserted PC card and a partially inserted
media chip. Always remove the PC card and media chip when not in use.
The media card will not fully insert into the PC card slot. • The PC card edge connector or the pins in the back of PC card slot may be
What is wrong? damaged.
• Never force the card into the slot - the adaptor card should glide smoothly
into the slot. See your dealer if the problem persists.

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Frequently Asked Questions
Problem Solution
I insert a CD-R with music files, but the CD button or “CD” • After inserting a CD-R with WMA or MP3 files, a slight delay may occur
voice commands do not work. What is wrong? before the CD button operates. The system needs to read the tag
information (album, artist, and track names) to allow searches - this is
normal.
• Ensure that the music files on the CD-R are WMA or MP3 format. Other
formats are not recognized.
• Some WMA and MP3 files are copy protected, and require that the
copyright authentication files accompany the MP3/WMA files on the CD.

Note:
Never use CD-R discs with stick-on labels. The labels can curl and
jam the CD mechanism, requiring replacement of the navigation unit
and subsequent loss of all personal information.

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Frequently Asked Questions
Miscellaneous Other Questions
Problem Solution
My clock frequently changes forward and backward by one The clock is being automatically set based on your GPS location. If you live
hour. Why is this? and work on the boundary between two time zones, you can turn off this
feature. See page 93.
When driving near a time zone border, the time changes even The time zone borders are only approximated in the system. Depending on
though I am not near the time zone. Why is this? the geography of the time zone boundary, the switch to a different zone can
be erratic. See page 93.
My state does not observe daylight saving time. How do I turn You can turn off this feature. See page 92.
off this feature?
Daylight saving time occurred, but the navigation system did Go to the Clock adjustment screen in Setup and select DST Selection.
not change time even though Setup shows Auto Daylight Ensure that the correct DST schedule is selected. For more information, see
Saving Time is On. Clock Settings on page 92.
The navigation system automatic daylight time feature is not 1) Go to the Clock adjustment screen in Setup and ensure that Auto
switching the navigation system clock on the correct dates. Daylight Saving Time is On.
Why is this? 2) The navigation system is designed to switch to daylight saving time
according to the months selected in the DST schedule selection screen.
Ensure that the appropriate schedule is selected. For more information,
see Clock Settings on page 92.
The navigation system clock switched by one hour for no 1) You may be driving near a time zone boundary (see Auto Time Zone by
apparent reason. What can cause this? GPS on page 93).
2) The navigation system does not switch between standard and daylight
saving time. Set Auto Daylight Saving Time to On on the Clock
adjustment screen in Setup, and ensure that the correct month switching
schedule is chosen on the DST schedule selection screen. See page 92
for more information.

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Frequently Asked Questions
Problem Solution
My battery was disconnected or went dead, and the There should be a card in the glove box with the anti-theft code for the
navigation system is asking for a code. Where do I find this navigation/audio system. This card contains the 4-digit security code and
code? serial number. If you cannot find it, your dealer can help you out.
I speak a language other than English. When will other This is being considered as a future enhancement.
languages be available for the navigation system?

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Troubleshooting
Screen Error Message Solution
Navigation system is unable to acquire a proper GPS signal. Make sure there is nothing on the dashboard blocking the GPS antenna
(aftermarket metallic window tinting or aftermarket devices placed on the
dashboard, like radar detectors, cell phones, or loose items). If the dashboard
is clear of objects, move the vehicle to an open space away from tall buildings,
trees, etc.
Navigation unit door is open or No DVD disc is inserted. Make sure that the navigation DVD disc is inserted with the label side up
Please check system. and the navigation unit door is fully snapped closed (see page 103).
No DVD disc. Please check system. Check that the navigation DVD disc is inserted with the label side up (see
page 103). If the problem persists, see your dealer.
DVD disc reading error (unformatted). Please consult your Check the DVD disc surface for deep scratches or other damage. Make sure
dealer. you are using a navigation DVD (turquoise-colored [blue/green] label). The
system cannot read other mapping databases or video DVDs. If the problem
persists, see your dealer.
Display temp is too high. System will shut down until display This message will appear briefly when the display temperature is too high,
cools down. and then the display will turn off until the temperature cools down. The
system will turn back on when the display cools down.
Outside temperature is low. System will take awhile to start The temperature is below -22°F and the navigation system has difficulty
up. reading the DVD. The system will start up when the temperature warms up.
Route has not been completed. Please try again from a This message will appear when you are routing to or from a place (new
different location. area) that is not in the database. Try planning a different route to or from a
different location.*

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Troubleshooting
Screen Error Message Solution
No alternate route found. Original route will be followed. No alternative route method was found. The original route method will be
used.*
Ensure that a road name is displayed at the bottom of the map.
This destination cannot be found in database. The destination was not found in the database. Try another destination
nearby, or select the destination with the joystick.*
Vehicle is out of the database coverage area. The vehicle is located outside of the mapped area provided by your
navigation DVD. See page 106 for map coverage.
* If the error persists or is shown for a wide area, see your dealer.

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Glossary
Glossary Digital Audio Card Reader - The PC GPS - Global Positioning System. A
The following is a glossary of terms card slot accepts a PCMCIA adaptor network of 24 satellites in orbit
pertaining to the voice recognition with a flash memory chip (see around the earth. The navigation
navigation system. page 104). system can simultaneously receive
Digitized Road - A road that appears on signals from up to 12 satellites to
Avoid Area - Areas you wish to avoid accurately position the vehicle on the
can be entered into the system, and the navigation screen. The road name
will appear at the bottom of the map.
will be avoided while routing.
navigation screen. If the user drives GPS Antenna - Located under the
Breadcrumbs - Off-road tracking dots “off road,” the navigation system will dashboard. Electronic items operating
that can be followed on the map to display “breadcrumbs,” depending on in this general location can interfere
retrace your route back to a mapped how far you drive from a mapped with the GPS signal.
(digitized) road. This function can be road.
turned on/off in Setup screen Icon - Symbol representing Points of
(second). Disclaimer Screen - Screen containing Interest (POI) that can be displayed
cautionary information. It is meant to on the map.
Compact Flash - A media chip that can be read carefully and acknowledged
be used with a PC card adaptor to Initialization - This refers to the period
by the customer when using the needed to reacquire the GPS satellite
play audio music files. navigation system. orbital information whenever the
Database - This consists of the map DVD or DVD-ROM - Digital Versatile navigation system power has been
data, and the POI (Points of Interest) Disc. The navigation program and disconnected. This can take 10 to 45
data stored on the DVD. database resides on this disc. For minutes with the vehicle out in an
DCA - Detailed Coverage Area. The information on how to order a open area.
main metropolitan areas in the lower replacement or update DVD, see LCD - Liquid Crystal Display. The
48 U.S. states, Hawaii, and southern page 102. navigation screen.
Canada are mapped to this level. See FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions. See
page 106 for a list of these areas. page 121 for a list of customer FAQs
and troubleshooting information.

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Glossary
Map Matching - The received GPS Off Route - This occurs when the user Polygon - Colored areas on the map
information allows the navigation leaves mapped roads. Off-road screen denoting parks, schools, etc.
system to position the vehicle on the tracking dots (“breadcrumbs”) are See Map Screen Legend “Map
map. Map matching has occurred if displayed if the option is enabled in Features” for a list of the assigned
the map screen is displaying the the Setup screen. The user can use colors. See page 49.
current street name in the bottom- them to return to a mapped road. The QWERTY - Keyboard layout
shaded area. bottom of the navigation screen will resembling the typewriter keys. The
Mic - Abbreviation for the microphone say, “Not on a digitized road.” keyboard layout can be changed to an
used for receiving voice commands. Outlying Areas - These are rural areas alphabetical layout in the Setup,
It is located near the map light in the that typically have only their main Basic Settings screen.
ceiling. roads mapped. All other roads are Reminder - Automatic “pop-up”
MP3 - A music file format that can be shown in light brown for reference Calendar message. See Calendar on
played from a CD-R or PC card. only, since they have not been page 69.
verified.
MW - Maneuver Window. While en Secure Digital (SD) Media - These can
route to a destination, this window PC Card - An adaptor card (sometimes be installed into a PCMCIA adaptor
displays information about the next called a PCMCIA card) that can to play MP3 or WMA music files.
maneuver. contain a compact flash, or SD media
clip with MP3 or WMA music files. Security Code - Code needed to
Navi - Abbreviation for the navigation activate the navigation system or
system. PIN - Personal Identification Number. audio unit. See Entering the Security
A 4-digit number created by the Code on page 95.
North Pointer - The map symbol customer to protect personal
showing the map orientation. See information. Touch Sensor - The touch sensor on the
page 54. front of the LCD consists of a touch
POI - Point of Interest. These are the sensitive resistive membrane with an
businesses, schools, etc. found under infinite number of possible touch
the Places option on the Enter locations. The sensing locations are
destination by screen. See page 31. confined to a grid of 20 vertical and
10 horizontal touch locations.

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Glossary
Unverified Streets - These streets have VR - Voice Recognition. This allows
not been verified for turn restrictions, voice control of many of the
one-way, etc. They are shown in light navigation functions. The hardware
brown on the map. Unverified streets consists of the microphone, voice
may be missing from the map, shown control switch (NAVI TALK/NAVI
in the wrong location, or have an BACK buttons), and the front
incorrect name or address range. speakers.
Vehicle Speed Sensor - Provides speed Waypoint - A temporary destination
signal to the navigation system for you may enter while en route (e.g., a
moving the VP icon on the map. gas station, ATM, etc.). See page 62.
Verified Streets - These streets consist WMA - A windows media audio file
of the detailed metropolitan coverage that can be played from a CD-R or PC
areas and all other inter-town card.
connection roads. These roads are Yaw Rate Sensor - Senses when the
shown in black on the map. vehicle makes a turn, which makes
Voice Control - See VR. the VP change direction on the map
VP - Vehicle Position. When in map as you turn.
mode, this circular icon shows the
vehicle position on the map. Touch
this icon to show the latitude,
longitude, and elevation of your
current position.

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Voice Command Index
Global Commands Navigation General How far to the destination? (when en
The system accepts these commands on Commands route, tells the distance to
any screen. destination)*
The system accepts these commands on
Help (reads list of the commands for a map/guidance screen. Display destination map (when en
the displayed screen) route, shows the map of the
Display menu (if en route, displays destination)
Setup (displays Setup screen (first)) the Change route by screen)
Display map (displays the map Display entire route (when en route,
Display navigation (if en route, adjusts the map scale so that the
screen) displays the Change route by entire route is displayed)
Display menu (displays the Enter screen)
destination by screen) Register the current location (puts
Display map current location in the personal
Display audio screen Display map guide (same function as Address Book)
Information (displays the the MAP/GUIDE button)
Information screen) Display Setup (or just Setup) * These commands are not available if
Back (to previous screen, same as Display information (or just you scroll the map while en route to
CANCEL or NAVI BACK button) Information) a destination.
Cancel (cancels current activity) Display audio screen
What time is it? Cancel
Backward (or just Back)
The “Voice Command Help” option on What time is it?
the Information screen lists many of the
following controls. To avoid distraction Repeat voice (repeats the screen
while you are driving, the system can prompt for most screens)
read the commands for you. Help (displays the voice command
allowed for the screen you are
The commands are accessible at any viewing)
time while driving and can be read to Voice command help
you so that you do not need to memorize How long to the destination? (when
all of them. en route, tells the time to
destination)*

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Voice Command Index
Navigation Display Display: (display the selected icon on Hide: (hide the selected icon from the
Commands the screen) screen)
The system accepts these commands on ATM ATM
a map/guidance screen. gas station gas station
Display current location (shows restaurant restaurant
current latitude, longitude, and post office* post office
elevation) grocery store grocery store
Display north up lodging (hotel, motel)* lodging (hotel, motel)
Display heading up parking garage* parking garage
Display zoom in parking lot* parking lot
Display zoom out school* school
Display: (the selected scale) hospital* hospital
1/20 mile (80 m) scale one way* one way
1/8 mile (200 m) scale freeway exit information freeway exit information
1/4 mile (400 m) scale
1/2 mile (800 m) scale * These icons will not be displayed Max zoom in
1 mile (1600 m) scale unless the “Parking” or “Other icon”
is selected on the Icon Bar (see Max zoom out
2 mile (3 km) scale page 57). Go home
5 mile (8 km) scale
15 mile (24 km) scale
50 mile (80 km) scale
150 mile (240 km) scale
350 mile (560 km) scale

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Voice Command Index
Find Place Commands parking lot city hall
The system accepts these commands on other car dealers court house
a map/guidance screen. auto parts & electronics higher education
Find nearest: (find the nearest auto repair & maintenance amusement park
selection) car wash & detailing golf course
ACURA dealers motorcycle dealers historical monument
HONDA dealers roadside assistance marina
gas station check cashing movie theater
hydrogen station currency exchange museum
ATM veterinarian park
bank Korean restaurant performing arts
post office Californian restaurant sports complex
hospital continental restaurant bed & breakfast
police station French restaurant accessory store
hotel German restaurant book store
tourist attraction Greek restaurant clothing store
restaurant (all restaurant types) Indian restaurant grocery store
American restaurant Thai restaurant home improvement store
Chinese restaurant vegetarian restaurant mall
fast food Vietnamese restaurant office supply store
Italian restaurant other restaurant pharmacy
Japanese restaurant business pet food store
Mexican restaurant civic center sewing store
seafood restaurant convention center shoe store
shopping (all shopping types) library sporting goods store
parking garage school toy store

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Voice Command Index
airport Radio Voice Commands * Repeating these commands switches
automobile club The system accepts these commands on (toggles) the function between On
bus station most screens. and Off, so the action that occurs
Audio on* may not match the command you
camping speak.
commuter rail station Audio off*
ferry terminal Radio on* NOTE:
named place Radio off* Radio volume levels cannot be
park & ride Radio select FM1 controlled using voice control. Use the
Radio select FM2 buttons on your steering wheel. See your
rental car agency vehicle Owner’s manual for more
resort Radio select AM information.
rest area Radio tune to # FM (#: frequency.
ski area Example Radio 95.5 FM)
tourist information Radio tune to # AM (#:frequency.
train station Example Radio 1020 AM)
travel agency Radio seek up
truck stop Radio seek down
Radio next station (same as Radio
seek)
Radio preset # (#: 1-6)
Radio FM preset # (#: 1-6)
Radio FM1 preset # (#: 1-6)
Radio FM2 preset # (#: 1-6)
Radio AM preset # (#: 1-6)
Radio auto select*
Radio scan*

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Voice Command Index
CD Voice Commands PC Card Voice Commands AUX Voice Commands
The system accepts these commands on The system accepts these commands on The system accepts these commands on
most screens. most screens. most screens.
CD play Card play AUX play
CD play track # (#: 1-30) Card play track # (#: 1-30)
NOTE:
CD skip forward Card skip forward
• When selecting “AUX Play,” only
CD skip back Card skip back folders that contain audio tracks are
CD track random* Card track random* displayed.
CD track repeat* Card track repeat* • For more information on USB
CD track scan* Card track scan* features, see the vehicle Owner’s
CD normal play Card folder random* manual.
CD track list Card folder repeat*
CD folder random* Card folder scan*
CD folder repeat* Card artist random*
CD folder scan* Card artist repeat*
Card artist scan*
* Repeating these commands switches Card album random*
(toggles) the function between On Card album repeat*
and Off, so the action that occurs
may not match the command you Card album scan*
speak. Card normal play
Card track list

* Repeating these commands switches


(toggles) the function between On
and Off, so the action that occurs
may not match the command you
speak.

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Voice Command Index
Information Screen Voice Setup Screen (first)
Commands Commands
These are additional commands not The system accepts these commands on
found on the Voice Command Help Setup screen (first). (For Setup screen
screen available when viewing the (second), simply say what is written on
Information screen. Follow the voice the screen, and follow the voice
prompts. prompts.)
Voice command help (the system Brightness up
reads and lists all of the Brightness down
commands, starting with Brightness minimum/min.
Navigation General Commands)
Brightness maximum/max.
Map legend
Volume up (tone indicates volume)
Calendar
Volume down (tone indicates volume)
Calculator
Volume minimum/min. (tone indicates
volume)
Volume maximum/max. (tone
indicates volume)
Volume off
Display off (screen goes dark, route
guidance stops)
Display day
Display night
Display auto
Contrast adjust
Guidance prompts normal
Guidance prompts maximum/max.
Guidance prompts minimum/min.

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Voice Command Index
On-Screen Commands NOTE:
The system accepts these commands on • The system will only respond to the names shown in the graphic below.
any screen. There are over 100 on- • For instance, to select the letter “A,” you can touch the “A” on the screen, or say
screen commands. Just say what is “A,” or say “Alpha” or “Apple.”
written on the screen (this excludes To select the number “1,” touch the “1” on the screen, or say “one,” or say
keyboard letters, and listed items) “Number One.”
Next (or “Down”) To select the symbol “- (hyphen),” touch the “-” on the screen, or say “Hyphen,”
or say “Symbol Hyphen.”
Previous (or “Up”) • When selecting letters using the voice control system, a confirmation box may pop
Return up to confirm the letter.
OK (except at Disclaimer screen)
Delete
Done
On-Screen Commands Assist
Say or touch the desired letter. When
speaking the letters or using “spell
mode,” you can substitute the name that
represents each letter or symbol. This
improves recognition. Alpha Bravo Delta Echo Foxtrot Golf Hotel India Juliet
Charlie Apostrophe
Apple Boy Dog Edward Frank George Henry Igloo John

Kilo Lima Mike November Oscar Papa Quebec Romeo Sierra Tango Ampersand
King Larry Mary Nancy Paul Queen Robert Sam Tom

Uniform Victor Whiskey Yankee Zulu Slash


Uncle William X-ray Yellow Zebra

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Voice Command Index
Symbol Assist Definitions

NOTE:
The term “grave” used for these keys (À, È, Ì, and Ù) is pronounced like “save.”

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Index
By Places....................................... 31 Convert (Unit)................................ 71
A
By Previous Destinations ................ 39 Correct Vehicle Position ................. 90
Accessing the Address Book List .....76 By Today’s Destinations ................. 40 Coverage Areas ............................ 106
ADD TO Today’s Current Location ...................... 19, 60
Destinations ...........................41, 44 C Current Position ....................... 36, 77
Adding Destinations to the List ........41 Current Street................................... 6
Calculator ...................................... 71 Customer Assistance .................... 101
Address ..............................21, 22, 77
Calendar .................................. 17, 69
Address Book .....................21, 42, 75
CANCEL button ............................ 11 D
Address Book PIN ..........................79
Cancel Current Route ..................... 65
Advanced .......................................32
Category ............................ 31, 42, 78 Database Limitations ...................... 99
Alaska (Operation) ........................119
CD Voice Commands ................... 140 Daylight Saving Time (DST)
Auto Daylight Saving Time .............92
Change Method.............................. 45 Selection ..................................... 93
Auto Service ...................................32
Change State ............................ 22, 27 Delete Previous Destination ............ 80
Auto Time Zone by GPS .................93
Changing the DVD ....................... 103 Destination ........................ 21, 44, 65
AUX Voice Commands .................140
Changing the Route ........................ 62 Destination Icon ............................. 55
Avoid Streets ..................................64
Changing the Routing Method ........ 45 Destination Map ............................. 47
Changing Your Destination............. 65 Detailed Coverage Areas .............. 106
B
City ................................... 22, 27, 37 Detour ........................................... 64
Back to Current Route .....................65 City Vicinity ............................ 33, 34 Direct Route .................................. 45
Banking ..........................................32 Clock Adjustment .......................... 92 Direction List ................................. 51
Basic Settings .................................91 Clock Screen ........................... 17, 74 Display .......................................... 73
Breadcrumbs.......................18, 59, 89 Clock Settings .......................... 17, 74 Driving to Your Destination ............ 44
Brightness ......................................72 Clock Type .............................. 17, 74
By Address .....................................22 CLOSE button ....................... 10, 103 E
By Address Book ............................42 Color ............................................. 94
Community .................................... 32 Easy Route .................................... 45
By Go Home...................................43
Continental USA ............................ 38 Edit Avoid Area ............................. 86
By Intersection................................26
Contrast ......................................... 74 Edit Waypoint Search Area ............. 88
By Map Input .................................35
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Edit/Delete Address ........................78
H M
Editing Today’s Destinations List ....40
Emergency .....................................32 Hawaii (Operation)....................... 119 Map Color ..................................... 94
Entering a Destination .....................21 Home Address ............................... 79 Map Coverage.............................. 106
Entering Address.............................76 Honda Automobile Customer Map Input ................................ 21, 35
Entering Security Code ....................95 Service ..................................... 101 Map Legend....................... 18, 49, 69
Entering the Street Number ..............26 Hotel/Motel (Lodging) ................... 32 Map Matching................................ 96
Entering Your Schedule ...................70 Map Orientation ............................. 54
Error Message...............................131 I Map Scale ...................................... 53
Map Screen .............................. 18, 49
F Icon Bar ........................................ 57 MAP/GUIDE button................. 11, 50
INFO button ............................ 11, 68 Maximize Freeways ....................... 45
Find Place Commands ...................138 Information .................................... 68 MENU button .......................... 11, 21
Frequently Asked Questions ..........121 Information Screen Voice Menu Color ................................... 94
Commands................................ 141 Message ........................................ 70
G Intersection .............................. 21, 26 Microphone ................................... 12
Getting Started ................................10 Minimize Freeways ........................ 45
J Minimize Toll Roads ...................... 45
Global Commands ........................136
Glossary .......................................133 Joystick ......................................... 11
Go Home ..................................21, 43 N
Go Home PIN .................................80 K Name ................................ 31, 35, 76
Going Off the Route ........................59
Keyboard Layout ........................... 91 NAVI BACK button ....................... 12
GPS Initialization ............................96
NAVI TALK button ....................... 12
Guidance Mode...............................89
L Navigation Display Commands ..... 137
Guidance Prompts ...........................74
Navigation General Commands ..... 136
Guidance Screen .............................50 Landmark Icons ............................. 55
Leisure .......................................... 32
Lodging (Hotel/Motel) ................... 32

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Index
Routing & Guidance....................... 81
O T
Off-road Tracking .....................59, 89 S Time Adjustment ........................... 93
One-Way Traffic Icon .....................55 Title .............................................. 70
Save Current Location .................... 60
On-Screen Commands ...................142 Today’s Destinations ................ 21, 40
Schedule ........................................ 70
On-Screen Commands Assist .........142 Today’s Destinations List ............... 40
Screen ........................................... 11
On-Screen Keyboard .......................15 Travel ............................................ 32
Security Code ................................ 95
Troubleshooting ........................... 131
Selecting the City ..................... 22, 27
P
Selecting the State or
U
PC Card........................................104 Province ............................... 22, 27
PC Card Voice Commands ............140 Selecting the Street ................... 24, 29 Unit Conversion ............................. 71
Personal Information .......................75 Setup ............................................. 72 Units (mile or km) .......................... 91
Phone Number ....................31, 35, 77 Setup Screen (first) Commands ..... 141 Unverified Area Routing........... 82, 83
PIN Number ...................................79 Shopping ....................................... 32 Unverified Streets ............................ 7
Place Name ..............................33, 35 Showing Icons on the Map ........ 55, 57 Update DVD ................................ 102
Place Name by Keyword .................33 Sort by Distance to Travel ........ 33, 34 User Name ..................................... 80
Places .................................21, 31, 77 Split-Screen Guidance .................... 52 Using the Voice Control System...... 13
Previous Destinations ..........21, 39, 77 State .............................................. 37
Street....................................... 24, 29 V
R System Controls ............................. 10
System Function Diagram ............... 20 Vehicle .......................................... 89
Radio Voice Commands ................139 System Information ........................ 91 Verified Streets ................................ 7
Read List ........................................69 System Initialization ....................... 95 View Routes .................................. 46
Recalculation ..................................81 System Limitations......................... 97 Voice Command Help .................... 68
Reporting Errors ...........................101 System Setup ................................. 72 Voice Command Index ................. 136
Reroute ..........................................62 System Start-up.............................. 16 Voice Control Basics ...................... 12
Rerouting .......................................81 Voice Recognition Feedback ........... 91
Restaurant ......................................32 Voice Recognition, Improving ........ 13

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Index
Volume ..........................................72

Z
ZOOM buttons................................11

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