TRACKER 5430/5430i Installation and Operation Manual
• Either Basic wiring: When the main
switch is on, the TRACKER must be
powered on manually with the key. The
engine hours counter and fuel counter
• Or Auto power wiring: The TRACKER
turns on and off automatically when the
ignition is turned on and off (see section
2-1). The engine hours counter and fuel
counter are enabled. Choose auto power
when the optional fuel kit is fitted.
Note: With auto power, the TRACKER can
not be turned off using the key.
2 Wire any external beepers or lights. If the
current is more than 200 mA, fit a relay.
3 If required, connect to other instruments. If
you use the NMEA input on the cable with
the white connector, use a special fuel cable.
For information on how to connect NavBus,
refer to the NavBus Installation and
Setup and test
1 Remove the dust covers from the connectors.
2 Plug the eight way connectors into their
sockets on the back of the display unit:
Match the colour on the end of the
connector to the colour of the nut on the
Hold the plug against the socket and
rotate the plug until it slides into the
Lock the plug in place by pushing the
locking collar towards the socket and
turning it a quarter turn clockwise.
Nothing will be damaged if a cable is
plugged into the wrong socket by mistake.
3 If the unit has an external GPS antenna:
Plug the gold connector into its socket on
the back of the display unit.
Hand tighten the locking collar clockwise
- do not overtighten.
4 If the display unit is bracket mounted:
i Hold the display unit in place on the
mounting bracket shaft.
ii Adjust the tilt and rotation of the display
unit for best viewing and hand tighten
5 Remove the dust cover. Turn the TRACKER on
(see section 2-1).
6 Insert any required C-MAP™ chart card (see
7 When the TRACKER is turned on for the first
time, the TRACKER displays an installation
menu of setup data:
i Select the language to use.
ii Change the setup data if necessary:
Select the data item to change.
Use the cursor keys to change the
iii When the setup data is correct, press ESC.
These installation options can be changed
later, through the setup menu
(see section 13).
8 At the satellite display, check that it picks
up GPS satellites. Wait for the GPS receiver
to start up and the fix type to change from
‘Acquiring’ to ‘GPS fix’. This should take less
than two minutes (see section 7).
9 If the TRACKER is to send NMEA data to an
autopilot, set this up (see section 13-9).
10 If the TRACKER is part of a NavBus system, set
the backlight group. Otherwise turn NavBus
off (see section 13-9).
11 Go on a test run to check that the navigation
equipment works correctly, particularly when
a radio trans mitter or radar is used.