10 TRACKER 5100/5100i/5500/5500i Installation and Operation Manual
2-6 Simulate mode
Simulate mode allows a user to become familiar with
the TRACKER off the water. In Simulate mode, the
data from the GPS receiver and other sensors is
ignored and the TRACKER generates this data
internally to simulate the movement of the boat.
Otherwise, the TRACKER functions normally.
To see if the TRACKER is in Simulate mode, press
DISP and select Satellite. If it is in Simulate mode,
then it shows Simulate at the top left of the display.
To start and stop Simulate mode, (see section 13-10).
Warning: Never have Simulate mode on when
the TRACKER is navigating on the water.
2-5 Alarms
When the TRACKER detects an alarm condition, it
displays a warning message on the display, the
internal beeper sounds and any external beepers or
lights operate.
Press ESC to clear the alarm. The alarm will sound
again if the alarm condition occurs again.
The TRACKER has five user settable alarms: arrival
radius, anchor, XTE, danger and low fuel (see section
In addition, the TRACKER has a fixed alarm for loss
of GPS/DGPS fix.
The MOB feature saves the boat’s position and then
navigates back to this point. To do this:
1 Press .
The TRACKER beeps four times and stores
the boat’s position as a waypoint called MOB.
2 The TRACKER changes to the chart display,
with the MOB waypoint at the centre of the
The chart zooms in for accurate navigation. If
the chart can not show the required small
scale, the TRACKER changes to plotter mode
(a white display with crosshatching, and no
chart details, see section 13-2).
3 If the autopilot output is off (see section 13-8)
the TRACKER immediately starts navigating
back to the MOB waypoint.
If the autopilot output is on, the TRACKER
asks if the autopilot is active. Select:
2-4 Man overboard (MOB)
No: The TRACKER immediately starts
navigating back to the MOB waypoint.
Yes: The TRACKER asks if the boat is to go to
the MOB waypoint. Select:
Yes: to immediately start navigating to
the MOB waypoint.
Warning: This might result in a
sudden and dangerous turn.
No: to allow time to disengage the
autopilot; then use Goto to navigate
back to the MOB waypoint
(see section 3-3) .
To cancel MOB or set another MOB.
1 Press again to display a menu.
2 Select an option from the menu.
Tip: The MOB waypoint remains on the chart after
the MOB has been cancelled. To delete the MOB
waypoint, (see section 9-2-5).
2-3 Backlight and display contrast
1 Press briefly to show the display controls.
2 The display and keys are backlit, with sixteen
brightness levels.
To change the backlight, press (dimmer) or
3 To change the display contrast (TRACKER
5100 or 5100i):
i Press to choose Contrast.
ii Press or to adjust the contrast.
4 Press ENT to accept the new values.
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