36 TRACKER 5430/5430i Installation and Operation Manual
15-3 Installation
Warning: Ensure that any cut holes will
not weaken the boat. If in doubt, consult a
qualified boat builder or marine engineer.
Display unit
1 Find a suitable location for the display unit:
There are two mounting arrangements:
Flush mounting requires a solid panel
with access behind for wiring and
mounting screws. Do not flush mount a
TRACKER 5430i.
Bracket mounting requires a panel for
mounting the bracket. The bracket can be
rotated and tilted.
Choose a location that is easily seen and
not exposed to the direct sun or water. If
possible, mount the display unit in front of
the navigator or to the left of the navigator
because the LCD display is more readable
from these positions.
Keep the unit away from any source of
electrical signals or noise.
For the TRACKER 5430i, with the internal GPS
The display unit must have a good view
of the sky and horizon. The view should
not be blocked by large parts of the
The unit can be under glass, perspex,
fibreglass or fabric, but not under metal
or wood.
Do not mount the unit within 3 m (10
ft) of a radio transmitter antenna or
within 0.5 m (20") of the plane of a radar
2 For flush mounting:
i Cut a hole in the bulkhead for the display
unit using the flush mount template.
ii Drill four holes for the mounting studs
using the flush mount template.
iii Screw the four studs into the brass inserts
in the back of the display unit.
iv Sit the display unit in place and fit the
washers and nuts to the studs.
For bracket mounting:
i Hold the bracket in place and mark the
screw holes.
ii Drill the screw holes and screw the
bracket in place with the screws
provided. Do not overtighten the screws
or the display unit might not rotate.
Do not fit the display unit yet.
GPS antenna
Fit and wire any GPS antenna required (see
section 7). Follow the instructions in the manual
supplied with the antenna. Connect the antenna
to the TRACKER:
TRACKER 5430: The cable on the GPS antenna
supplied has a gold plug. Plug this into the
gold connector on the back of the TRACKER.
TRACKER 5430i: Normally use the internal
antenna - no other antenna is required.
For NavBus or NMEA GPS sources, see
section 14 and next page.
Optional fuel kit
1 Fit the optional fuel kit following the
instructions supplied with the kit.
Note: If the NMEA input on the fuel sensor
cable is used, then a NAVMAN special fuel
cable is required (see below).
2 Wire the TRACKER for auto power
(see below).
Installation of a DGPS antenna
In areas where satellite differential(WAAS/
EGNOS) is not available an optional combined
GPS/DGPS antenna may be connected
for enhanced accuracy when in range of
conventional land based differential beacons.
Please contact the nearest NAVMAN dealer for
further information.
Power/data cable
1 Wire the power supply. The unit requires 12 V
DC power. The power must be protected with
a fuse or circuit breaker of between 2 and 3
A. If it does not have this, fit a 2 A fuse in the
power supply line.
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