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The APRS Messaging function is available only when Geosat 6 APRS is connected to a transceiver or modem supporting that function. Connecting Geosat 6 APRS to Tiny Trak 4 it is possible to send and receive text messages using the complete virtual keyboard on the Geosat 6 APRS’ display.

The iPod icon, unlikely the Bluetooth one, stays inactive untill an iPod has been connected nect to the navigator holder through the Y cable provided.


Just touch any data box to open the list of available data, select the type of info you would like to be displayed and confirm. Repeat this operation for each data box to customize your navigation experience.

The Geopilot II Plus is able to interface with any device (external GPS, etc.) that  accepts NMEA0183 data. Consult the manufacturer of the device to verify that accepts NMEA0183. WARNING! The RS232 devices can NOT communicate with the navigator.


The Geopilot II Plus accepts any video source corresponding to PAL or NTSC signals are not supported monochromatic.

1) First of all, please check that the red light on the plug of the cigarette lighter cable is turned on. if not than either the plug or the power source defective.

If the light is on, then the problem is on the navigator's side:

2) Be sure that you power the device connecting it to the correct connector (the one with a "pin" in the center on the back) and then, with a toothpick, press the reset button located at the bottom of the accessible hole from the rear of the navigator.


If the flight fields do not have a  ICAO code reported in the database of our data providers (Avioportolano for Italy, Aeroshop for Spain) we automatically create a code formed by the first two letters of the province and a sequence of numbers within the same province.

For different countries, there may be homonyms (eg Turin and Toledo).

Use the scroll symbol to find  the desired one.


The display of EKP IV is ultra-bright and visible in the sunlight. The color screen (64K) with a resolution of 800x480 pixels, is equipped with a sensor for the automatic adjustment of brightness.
We recommend you to avoid prolonged exposure to direct sunlight: when  the device is not used, the screen should not be exposed  directly to sunlight, exposure to ultraviolet rays of the display can shorten the life of the liquid crystals used in the cartographic plotter.

If you already have a MOTIVO II (with maps on external SD memory card), the software UPGRADE is free and will update the graphical interface and will add a several navigation functions such as trip computer, the organizer of stops and lane guidance.


New features at a glance:

- The "Trip Computer" was designed to help the driver to get an overview of the journey, showing informations such as average speed, travel time, stop time, etc..

- The "organizer stops" is useful to help you organize your trip. Entering the destination and time of departure, the navigator requires the distance or the time within which you want to stop. The software calculates the station and provides the point of interest closest to the stop, such as a gas station, a restaurant or a hotel.

- "The lane assistant" will suggest you what lane to follow in multi-lane road sections, indicating the type of marks present between the lanes.

- The new software also gives you the opportunity to choose between the vertical and horizontal display, to take advantage of the screen 4.3 of MOTIVO.

If you have a MOTIVO I with preloaded maps in the internal memory (so that it works without any memory card), the UPGRADE also involves the ability to read maps on external SD, so the free software upgrade is only useful if you intend to buy a map update.


No this is possible only with the Geosat 4x4 Crossover series and the Geosat Suite Desktop application.

The tracks in the navigator you can export and import from your PC using the appropriate function in the Geosat5 Updater, which you can download from our website in the support section. The tracks are exported in plt format, compatible with OZI Explorer and can be imported only if they are in that format

You can save up to 10.000 points for a total of 10 tracks. Remember to export the tracks and save them on your PC from time to time, so that you can free up memory. You can then reload the tracks you need at any time.
You can save a total of 1000 waypoint, marks and personal contacts.


You can download the Serial-USB converter cable's  driver HERE

How to install it:

1. Download the zip file
2. Extract the content in a PC folder and run the application.
3. Connect  the Serial-USB converter cable and wait for the PC to recognize it.

Now you can connect the Geosat.  

1. Turn on the device by holding the first two keys from the bottom, keep them pressed until the System Test page appears.

2. Press the second button starting from the top (Home). The screen will display  "Press home to start calibration",  (  it this message does not appear, you need to  update the software)

 3. Press Home again and start the calibration procedure (using the tip of a pen or pencil to run more accurately).

 4. Touch with the tip of the pen in the exact centre of the cross that appears in the lower left corner. The cross moves, continue to perform the same procedure until the test screen appears.

 5. Use your finger to press in any sequence, the five squares that appear on the screen.

6. Press OK and then turn off the device.

Turn on the navigator, the  problem should be solved.

1.    Enter in the COMMUNICATIONS menu by pressing the MENU key twice from Map mode,
2.     select SELECT NMEA MESSAGES function
3.     Enable the NMEA output. The default output phrases are RMB and GGA.


The card is initialized when you create a file User.img where it is possible to save user data.

Sure, you can purchase a fixed holder from our . shop on line


The AvMap navigators are not compatible with marine cartography and also are not recommended for outdoor use because they are not waterproof.


The battery is not available as an external spare part, the navigator must be sent in for repair, you will get a estimate of the intervention as soon as the device is tested in the lab.

Send an email to info@avmap.it requesting an RMA (return Authorization Service) for "battery without any autonomy."



Changing the welcome picture is simple!

1. Save the image you would like to have as a welcome on your PC. The optimal format is : jpeg, resolution 72dpi, sized 320x240 pixels.

2. Connect the Navigator to the PC

3. Open the GSUpdate and select "Create and send Welcome"

4. Browse for the desired image and click "open". A preview will be shown. Click  OK to transfer  the image to the navigator.


To search for a point by its geographical coordinates, you may need to change the their format.

1.  First check the type of coordinate format that you want, and then
2. Click on Menu -> Settings -> Device Preferences -> Lat / Lon Format
3. The options are:

DDD.MM.SS (Degrees first few seconds e.g. 45 ° 24 '35'' N)

DDD.MM.FFF (Degrees first, third decimal of the first example. 45 ° 24.421 ')

DDD.MM.FF (Degrees first, the first two decimal e.g. 45 ° 24.42 ')

Ddd.ddddd (degrees, decimal degrees e.g. 45.896782 °) Note: This format is widely used

The only difference between the two models is the Bluetooth function in the Geosat 4x4 that is absent in the Wild.

Of course, just buy the kit 4x4 maps on our

Shop on line

The battery life of the device should be about 30 to 40 minutes.

1. Please check that the power cable is plugged into the correct input on the back of the device, next to the USB.
2. The effective and complete charging cannot be performed while the navigator is on and operating in the car. A full charge must be carried with the navigator Off and Powered.
3. Connect the Geosat to the power source with the car charger and the  AC / DC adapter, turn it on and make sure that the power icon (a flash)  is present in the lower right part of the display.

4. Switch off the device and verify that the leds under the keyboard buttons start to blink, it means the battery is charging. Charge for about 4 hours.


For this operation you need a memory card reader.

1. Download the worldwide background here
This background is only compatible with Geosat 5 series OR other Geosat 2 or 4 with software version 2.50 or higher.

2.    Read the  Geosat memory card with a Card reader

3.    Copy and paste the downloaded file as it is  into the CHARTS folder of the Navigator. If the CHARTS folder  it already contains a .TAB file, delete it

4. Reinsert the card inside the navigator

It shows the entire route: press the icon, to see the entire route displayed on the screen, to get an overview of the route.

Press POWER to enter to the page SCREEN OPTIONS and then set the brightness / contrast.


Probably the Bluetooth on your phone is not active. Turn it on and try again.

a. The navigator may not be powered properly. Make sure the navigator is properly connected
b. The navigator could be on stand-by because it was set to the average or maximum energy saving. Check the power management settings:

1. From the Main Menu, press Settings
2. Press User Preferences
3. Press Power. The window shows three levels of saving  energy. Off, average and maximum.

Selecting OFF for the assurance that the browser never goes into standby mode. 

By selecting the Medium level, you get a greater autonomy battery.

Selecting the maximum level, you will get the maximum autonomy of the battery with a series of features. For example when the navigator is disconnected the brightness is lowered automatically, after several minutes the screen goes in   standby etc.

Select OFF and press Accept. If the problem is not solved, contact technical support AvMap.

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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.