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You can enrich your maps adding extra POIs such as speed cameras downloaded from the internet in .ov2 format.

How to download the files:

Geosat is compatible with POI in OV2 format. These POi are distributed by several websites such as  WWW.ADIVOR.IT Once you have downloaded the files, please check inside the folder that for each file there is also a corresponding image file  (eg. speedtraps.ov2 and speedtraps.bmp )

Then use the GSUpdate in order to load them on your Geosat:

1. If you have not installed the GSUpdate yet, Read the procedure to download GSUpdate

2. Connect the navigator to the PC and start GSUpdate.

3. Select "Transfer" to load the POI files in the navigator4. Browse the PC to select the downloaded database.5. Associate the database to a safety camera category and icon (fixed speed cameras, mobile, traffic lights, special).The files will be loaded on the navigator and converted into the AvMap format. Once the procedure is completed close the application and disconnect.


Activate the POI on the Geosat:

1. Press the MENU button twice, select System setup and press the + button to confirm.

2. Select the POI tab, and choose which POI categories are displayed on the map.

3. To include or remove a category, select it with the JOYSTICK and press the + button to confirm.

Set an alarm:

1. Press the MENU button twice, select System setup and press the + button to confirm.

2. Select the Alarms tab, then select  Safety Camera alarm  to activate the alarm for the proximity of a safety camera.

3. The Alarm radius determines the distance at which the alarm is activated. To modify the radius, select the field to be

modified and move the JOYSTICK either up or down, then confirm by pressing the + button.

 

 

You can enrich your maps adding extra POIs such as speed cameras downloaded from the internet in .ov2 format.

 

How to download the files:

 

Geosat is compatible with POI in OV2 format. These POi are distributed by several websites such as  WWW.ADIVOR.IT

Once you have downloaded the files, please check inside the folder that for each file there is also a corresponding image file  (eg. speedtraps.ov2 and speedtraps.bmp )

 

Then use the GSUpdate in order to load them on your Geosat:

 

1. If you have not installed the GSUpdate yet,

Read the procedure

2. Connect the navigator to the PC and start GSUpdate.

 

3. Select "POI Management" to load the POI files in the navigator

 

4. Once the procedure is completed close the application and disconnect.

 

 

 

Activate the POI on the Geosat:

 

Open the Menu - Settings - Maps icon - Page 2 User POI, to activate them.

 

Set an alarm:

 

Open User preferences - alarms and set the contact alarm ON,  set the distance then in the third page 3/3, select All the POI.

 

You can buy a new  AvMap SD card peloaded with new software and maps, directly on our Shop Online: choose your navigator and click on  'Buy new memory card' , then choose the desired area / special map. The new memory card will be delivered to you. Please specify in the order if you have an APRS version.

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The Geopilot II PLUS has a built in battery, a serial port for autopilot use and a Audio/Video input. Geopilots II PLUS are also sold with an additional SD with terrestrial data.

It is possible to combine the Geosat 6 Farmnavigator to the external receiver that you prefer.
 
Farmnavigator G6 has an integrated GPS receiver, which could be use for normal road navigation. For precision agriculture operations you can choose different  external receivers compatible. 
 
G6 Farmnavigator  is compatible with any GPS external receiver that comunicates in NMEA strings 0183 via DB connection (see image for Pin-out diagram). The receivers must be set  to open  the strings GGA, RMC, VTG, GSA, GSV, ZDA GPS
If in "4x4 Functions" menu - "4x4 Settings" - "Raster Charts" I setted "OFF", when  click on MAP, I
can see the Raster Charts NOT ACTIVE, and this behaviour is correct; but if I click
"Road Navigation" - and then "MAP" , the Raster Charts is still active , why ?
 
Accessing again to the standard Road Navigation, Geosat recover its start-settings, and in the case of 
 
Geosat 4x4 Crossover the start-setting is Raster Chart ACTIVE.
 
In this case you can deactivate it:
 
- Menu - Settings - Map Preferences - Sat Images "OFF"
 
In this way, in Raod Navigation mode, the Raster Charts remains ALWAYS NOT ACTIVE.

The AvMap navigation software only works with AvMap original memory cards. AvMap Memory cards cannot be duplicated or modified, if your memory card is damaged, please contact AvMap technical support.

At the end of the power cable, where the 12v adapter is, you will find a small fuse. If it is blown, please replace it with one of the same amperage.

Please verify that the serial number has made by 3 numbers + 1 letter + 4 / 5 numbers.

If your serial number is made by numbers only, please add a "T" letter after the first 3 numbers

E.g. you have 20201011 , you have to write on Geosat Suite window 202T01011

 

You need to perform a simple software procedure called “RAM Clear.” 

Please save all your user datas ( waypoints - tracks - FP ) into Database - file Manager to avoid to loose them.

Then, turn off the device and turn on  it holding Power + Menu button and keep pressed until System Test page appears.

Then select - Ram Menu - Ram Clear.

Press enter to confirm and turn off the device.

Turn on it again normally.

 

To check your Jeppesen information is sufficient to turn on your Geopilot/EKP and access to the map view.
Press Menu and Menu again, then select "About" and press ENTER ( or zoom in ) to access. In that page you will find the Jeppesen Cycle Information.
 
Search for the last information "AERONAUTICAL DATA", you will find a code like:
X-YZ-Nxxx.yy ( dd/mm/yy )
 
Note: the two last numbers can be related to the cycle number
 
e.g
..........
.27 = 1108 cycle
.28 = 1109 cycle
.29 = 1110 cycle
.30 = 1111 cycle
.31 = 1112 cycle
To check your loader version is sufficient to turn on your Geopilot/EKP and access to the map view.
 
Press Menu and Menu again, then select "About" and press ENTER ( or zoom in ) to access.
In that page you will find the LOADER information, with a lable like that: 
 
LOADER:  V X.YZ ( dd/mm/yy ) 

THE FOLLOWING PROCEDURE CAN BE USED TO TRANSFER FILEDS FROM ONE FARMNAVIGATOR TO ANOTHER

You can do copies of your fields with the help of your PC.

Step 1)
Work in a filed and close it. Go to Fields Menu , select the field and OPEN it. So return in Fields Menu, select the same field and press SHOW INFO – OPTIONS – EXPORT
Wait for the confirm message.

Export the field you want to copy:

Step 2)
So, DISCONNECT THE POWER CABLE, keep the Geosat in “on” position and connect it  with USB cable to the PC.

You will be able to access to two different Geosat disks, Removible Disk and Local Disk.
Access to the Removible disk and into the Fields folder you will be able to view KMZ files ( files created after the export operations )

Copy and paste on your PC the .kmz file related to the work you want to copy, rename it  and CREATE copies of that file:

Example: 2010-xx-yy.kmz    rename as  Perimeter1.kmz
Create copies

Perimeter1_01.kmz
Perimeter1_02 .kmz  …

Step 3) Verify if into the Fields Folder there is a sub Folder named IMPORT. If there isn’t that folder create it one.

Copy and paste all the kmz copies into the IMPORT folder and disconnect Geosat from the PC.
Turn on it, access to the FarmNavigation Menu and select IMPORT FIELDS – select one of them and click “import”

You will find the exported field into the FIELDS Menu.

Each waypoint added has been stored on the last position of the list. To change the order of the waypoints, it is sufficientto select the waypoint that you want to move and use the side arrows.

 You can delete a selected waypoint with the “Delete” button or the complete RoadBook pressing the “Delete All” button.

“Full Info” button allow you to view the informations of the selected point: latitude, longitude, distance, bearing from the previous waypoint, informations useful to choose into the list  the next waypoint to reach with a route.

You can create one Road Book at  time ( not more than one in the same time ), and it can be done by at maximum by 20 waypoints.

Access to the 4x4 Functions Menu and choose Road Book.

Click on “Add New” : in this way way you will open the waypoints folder ( you can edit a RoadBook using only the waypoints you have stored into MARK or WAYPOINTS folder )

You have to insert one point at time, clicking on “Add New” , choosing the point into one of the two folders specified before.

When the list is complete, select the point to which you want to set a route, then click on “GO”.

When the GPS fix position is valid ( you can see the car icon on the map ), you will see the line that connect your position to the selected point and all the segments that unify all the points inserted before respecting the waypoints inserting order.

When you will reach the point, click on “STOP” to stop the navigation and set as destination the next point.

The EKP-IV exports NMEA data (NMEA0183) and any autopilot that can receive NMEA data will communicate with the EKP-IV. We recommend consulting with your autopilot manufacturer to verify that the device accepts NMEA0183 data. A serial cable that will connect to the serial port on your EKP-IV (which has a DB9 connector that can be connected to your autopilot) is also available.

Ask your dealer for the PCAS XRX interface cable (code CBDJMG0400).
To save waypoints and flight plans when upgrading the database, you will need to save the points to the Card: Menu > Menu > Database > Enter> Menu > Initialize > Enter > Zoom-In > Enter > Select Type > Enter (Repeat Zoom-In To Save Additional Information If Needed). This information is stored in the “userimg.bin” file located on the Card. If you are upgrading your database with a new Card, simply copy the “userimg.bin” file from the original card to your computer hard drive. Insert the new Card into the card reader and delete the “userimg.bin” file located on that Card, replace it with the “userimg.bin” file you saved to your computer.
With the unit OFF, hold down the MENU key and turn the unit on. Keep the MENU key depressed and the SYSTEM MENU will appear. Select MASTER RESET.
The system software of the EKP-IV must be v1.07.23R or higher in order to have Terrain Depiction work in Track-Up mode.
It is fully compatible, but in order to have an optimized image the iPod must be set in NTSC. it also support widescreen mode.

It is very important to keep your AvMap Geosat maps up-to-date. The cartographic updates are available from year to year. AvMap employs much energy in processing TeleAtlas terrestrial data into C-Map format. TeleAtlas is a leadeing company among the World wide land/road maps data suppliers. It adopts a modern and innovative methods in the survey of the millions units of terrestrial data all around Europe. Hundred of employees collect this data, moving and registering all the changes that take place in the streets network. Moreover, in order to correct the cartographic errors or gaps, AvMap co-operate with TeleAtlas thanks to users reports. Firstly the reported error is verified and then TeleAtlas includes the correction in a new cartographic release. AvMap will use this update in order to process new updated maps.

The back lighting lampis out of order.You need to send your unit back to us for service maintenance. Please contact the AvMap Technical Supporton [email protected]

To use EngiBOX RPM input in parallel with another RPM instrument depends on capacity of the other instrument. EngiBOX applies a 100 ohm load on RPM. Verify if the other RPM instrument is able to correctly measure RPM with a 100 ohm load applied between RPM input and instrument ground. This is equivalent to EngiBOX RPM usage in parallel with another RPM instrument.

First check if a compatible oil pressure sender is connected to the EngiBOX.

The first generation EngiBOX (model number UX0EMS00AM) is compatible with the oil pressure sender Keller 4-20 mA (Rotax P/N: 456180), which has a measuring range from 0 to 10 bar (0 - 150 psi).

The second generation EngiBOX (model number UX0EMS10AM) is compatible with oil pressure sender Keller 4-20 mA (Rotax P/N 456180) and resistive VDO sensor (Rotax P/N 956357 /  956415 ) or equivalent, both with measuring range from 0 to 10 bar (0 - 150 psi).

 

After wiring the  oil pressure sender to the EngiBOX, for the second generation EngiBOX (model number UX0EMS10AM) it is important to set the OIL P switch (on the rear side of the EngiBOX) to “ON” (position “2”) if you connected the Keller sender, or set the OIL P switch to “OFF” (position “1”) if you connected the resistive VDO sender. (see also page 10 of the User and Installation Manual).

Note: The OIL P switch is not present on the first generation EngiBOX as this model is only compatible with the Keller type sender.

 

After installation the correct sensor type needs to be selected during initialization setup.  It is possible to change the sensor type in the EngiBOX sensor menu. Check in the sensor menu if the correct  type of sender has been selected for oil pressure ( Keller 4-20mA or VDO ).

Unstable readings can be caused by a false contact of the sensor wire on the EngiBOX.

It is important to use the wire lock system to tighten all wires together that are connected to the EngiBOX (see figure 7 at page 11 of the User and Installation Manual). The wire lock system ensures that wires will not lose connection with the EngiBOX due to vibration in flight.

To see if the sensor wire is well connected  to the EngiBOX try to pull out the wire on the Engibox side, if the wire stays connected it means that it is well connected.

IMPORTANT: The oil pressure sender cannot be used in parallel with another instrument. Connect the oil pressure sender only to the EngiBOX.

IMPORTANT: Using non-compatible sensors  on the other parameter  inputs (OIL T, CHT or Coolant, EGT)  can cause false or erratic readings for the oil pressure. Make sure you connect compatible sensors on the EngiBOX as specified in the User and Installation Manual

For OIL T and CHT or Coolant use the correct resistance thermometer

For EGT use the correct thermocouple type K (ungrounded).

(To check the compatibility of the sensors please visit the FAQ: "Which sensors are compatible with Engibox?")


On the EGT value itself it might be difficult to find errors, BUT the wrong GROUNDED thermocouple sensor probe will cause erratic readings in all other engine parameters measured by the EngibOX (RPM, OIL P, OIL T, CHT).

Use a digital tester in "continuity test" mode (you can set it moving the rotor to the icon with the "speaker" symbol).

First test the digital tester itself:  Touch the red and black metallic points one with the other one and verify there is continuity (you will hear a "beep" sound).
Then test the thermocouple sensor probe with the Digital tester:
Place one contact of the digital tester on one of thermocouple wires (metallic part).
Place the other contact of the digital tester on the metallic part of the sensor probe that is in contact with engine.
If the digital tester detect that there is electrical continuity you hear the "beep" sound and you know that the thermocouple is grounded and not supported by the EngiBOX. If there is no electrical continuity you and you will not hear the "beep" sound you know that the thermocouple is ungrounded and supported by the EngiBOX.

 NO. EngiBOX supports only UNGROUNDED thermocouple sensor probes.

For the first generation EngiBOX model number UX0EMS00AM the following sensors are compatible:
 
 
4 x INPUT Thermocouple (type K)

Application: 
- Exhaust Gas Temperature (EGT) (2 Stroke / 4 Stroke)
- Cylinder Head Temperature (CHT) (2 Stroke)
 
2 x INPUT Thermoresistance (PT-100)

Application:
- Air Temperature, Coolant Temperature (2 Stroke)
- Oil Temperature, Cylinder Head Temperature / Coolant
- Temperature (4 Stroke)
 
1 x INPUT Oil Pressure pick-up (4-20 mA Rotax 456-180 or equivalent)

Measuring range: 0.75 to 10.75 bar
Application: Oil Pressure (4 Stroke)
 
1 x RPM pick-up

Measuring range: 100 to 9990 rpm

1 x INPUT Manifold Pressure

Measuring range: 200 to 2500 hPa
 
 
 
 
 
 
For the second generation EngiBOX model number UX0EMS10AM the following sensors are compatible:
 
 
4 x INPUT Thermocouple (type K and J)
 
Type K Rotax P/N: 966370
Type J Rotaz P/N: NA
 
Application: 
- Exhaust Gas Temperature (EGT) (2 Stroke / 4 Stroke)
- Cylinder Head Temperature (CHT) (2 Stroke)
 
 
 
2 x INPUT Thermoresistance (PT-100 and NTC)
 
NTC Rotax P/N:    965530 and 965531
PT-100 Rotax P/N: 966385
 
Application:
- Air Temperature, Coolant Temperature (2 Stroke)
- Oil Temperature, Cylinder Head Temperature / Coolant
- Temperature (4 Stroke)
 
 
 
 
1 x INPUT Oil Pressure pick-up (4-20 mA Rotax 456-180 or equivalent and VDO resistive 10 bar/150 psi)
 
Keller 4-20 mA Rotax P/N: 456180
VDO resistive Rotax P/N: 956357  /  956415
 
 
Measuring range: 0 to 10 bar / 0 to 150 psi
Application: Oil Pressure (4 Stroke)
 
 
1 x RPM pick-up

Measuring range: 0 to 9990 rpm
 
 
 
1 x INPUT Manifold Pressure

Measuring range: 0 to 70 inHG





 
 
Note: Thermocouple and Manifold pressure input can be used in parallel with other measurement
devices.
 
WARNING: Thermocouple, PT-100 and Oil pressure sensors must not be referred to GND or
negative external power.

Thermoresistance sensors (OIL T, CHT, CT and Air T) and OIL Pressure cannot be used in parallel with other measurement instruments
 
Power supply
Power the EngiBOX from an 10 to 35 Vdc supply. Mount on the power wire (RED) the 1A fuse holder, provided in the box, to protect against short circuits.
 
Serial Connection
The EngiBOX has serial RS232 connection ports to interface to an external device.
Note: current software 1.1.0R does not support serial in/out interface.
Wires safety
 
 
 
 
 
 
Latest Software version for the EngiBOX is v.1.1.0R. You can check on the ABOUT page the software version that is loaded on your device. 
If the software is older than 1.1.0R you can contact [email protected] in order to receive instructions for updating your device. Communicate your EngiBOX model number, serial number and current software loaded on the device.
To check the software version of your unit please visit the FAQ
"Where can I find the current software version on my Engibox?"

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AvMap navigators are guaranteed for 2 years after  the purchase date.

 


How to get Customer Support
for your AvMap device:


1.   Register your Navigator

2.   Read the FAQsection

3.   If you do not find the answer to your problem, then write us filling the online Assistance form or contact the CALL CENTER +39 0585 784044

4.   The Customer Support will reply providing you instructions.

5.   If the problem cannot be solved over the phone or email, you will receive via email a repair code  ‘RMA’ with all the instructions to send us your navigator for repair.