6TRACKER 5430/5430i Installation and Operation Manual
1-2 Plug-in cards
1 Introduction
TRACKER chartplotters
NAVMAN’s TRACKER chartplotters are compact,
ruggedly built, highly integrated navigation
instruments. They have been designed to be
easy to use. Complex navigation functions can
be performed with a few key presses, taking the
hard work out of navigation.
This manual covers these NAVMAN chartplotters:
Greyscale display, external GPS antenna.
Greyscale display, internal GPS antenna.
The TRACKER has a built-in chart of the world,
suitable for route planning and general interest.
To see chart details for a region, plug in a C-MAP™
chart card (an electronic chart).
The TRACKER receives information from the GPS
system and displays the boat’s position and speed.
The TRACKER can navigate to a point or can
navigate along a route. When the boat is
navigating to one of these points, the TRACKER
displays course information for the helmsman
to follow.
The TRACKER can control an autopilot and can
display depth information from a depth sounder.
With an optional fuel kit, the TRACKER becomes
a sophisticated yet easy to use fuel computer.
Navigation data can be saved to a plug-in user
card so that it can be easily transferred to another
NAVMAN chartplotter.
The TRACKER is part of the NAVMAN family
of instruments, which includes instruments
for speed, depth, wind and repeaters. These
instruments can be connected together to form
an integrated data system (see section 14).
For maximum benefit, please read this manual
carefully before installing and using the unit.
Special terms are explained in appendix C.
Cleaning and maintenance
Caution should be used when cleaning the
TRACKER, and especially the screen of the
TRACKER. Only use a clean sponge or chamois
soaked in fresh water and mild detergent. Never
use a dry cloth as this may drag dried salt crystals
across the screen resulting in scratching. Do not
use any form of abrasive cleaner, solvent, petrol
or other chemical cleaner.
Push the dust cover over the display when the
TRACKER is turned off.
1-1 Care
Plug-in cards
Handle plug-in cards carefully. Keep them in
their protective cases when not plugged into the
If a card gets dirty or wet, clean it with a damp
cloth or mild detergent.
Keep the card holder in place in the display unit
at all times to prevent moisture from entering the
card compartment.
The TRACKER can use two kinds of plug-in cards:
C-MAP™ chart cards have chart details
required for navigating in a particular
region. When a chart card is plugged in, the
extra details automatically appear on the
TRACKER’s chart display.
C-MAP™ user cards are used to store
navigation data. Each user card expands the
TRACKER’s memory and allows the data to be
transferred to another TRACKER easily (see
section 11).
Note: The older 5 volt user cards are not
When a card is inserted or removed it does not
matter if the TRACKER is turned on or off.
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