Holux GM-305 Operation & User’s Manual

Operation & User’s Manual for Holux GM-305 GPS (48 pages)

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437/437643-gm305.pdf file (22 Nov 2023)
  • Manufacturer: Holux
  • Category of Device: GPS
  • Document: GM-305, File Type: PDF Operation & User’s Manual
  • Updated: 22-11-2023
  • Count of Pages: 48
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  • 1, Holux GM-305 Version: 1.03 EI Date: Mar. 07, 2001 Vertrieb Deutschland o. j. imports, Sascha Schwalbe Alt-Gatow 33 b, 14089 Berlin Telefon: 030-36 35 362 Fax: 030-364 00 722 E-Mail:[email protected] Web: www.holux-gps.de All Right Reserved …

  • 2, 2 Thank You! Thank you for choosing HOLUX Explorer Handheld GPS as your personal navigator. We hope it will be useful to you for a long time. Warranty This Explorer is warranted to be free from defects in material and functions for one year from the date of purchase. Any failure of this product withi…

  • 3, Holux GM-305 3 Table of Contents Chapter 1 QUICK REFERENCE ……………………………………………… 4 Chapter 2 BEFORE OPERATING …………………………………………….. 7 I. NAME …………………………………………………………………………… …

  • 4, 4 Chapter 1 QUICK REFERENCE I. CAUTIONS A. Please select cold start mode under the following situations: (i) Initial use. (ii) Moving more than 500 km without performing satellite acquiring. (iii) Unused for more than one month regardless of looking up map. B. Environment and antenna pos…

  • 5, Holux GM-305 5 VI. MAJOR NAVIGATION FUNCTION KEYS A. MENU “ ” The gate key to operate all functions. B. PAGE “ ” (i) Switch among pages of satellite, map, status and compass. (ii) Press for 2 seconds to change screen orientation, either horizontal or vertical. C. ZOOM IN “ ” / ZOOM …

  • 6, 6 I. Adjust time Go to Change Time from the status page for changing to daylight saving time or the real time in the area across more than one time zone. J. Adjust contrast Press “ ” or ” ” key in satellite page to adjust contrast. K. Waypoints …

  • 7, Holux GM-305 7 Chapter 2 BEFORE OPERATING I. NAMES A. Front B. Back Serial Port for data communication (Under rubber cover). II. ALL MODELS A. GM-305-WT With track recording, waypoints and routes functions, special designed for outdoors use …

  • 8, Holux GM-305 8 III. OPTIONAL ACCESSORIES A. Single Item (i) Explorer Holder (A-30501) When using the unit in a car, stick the holder on the dashboard with enclosed 3M adhesive pad. you may have the unit held with the antenna facing up to the sky for better signal receiving and rea…

  • 9, 9 (xii) Antenna Bracket (A-30511) For holding antenna rod on bike or motorcycle. (xiii) Travelling Bag (A-30512) To receive all accessories and main unit for travelling or storage. (xiv) Antenna Rod Supporting Strip (A-30513) For holding antenna rod to suppo…

  • 10, Holux GM-305 10 B. Full Package (GM-305-??) (?? for different language version) Details please refer above Optional Accessories or single package. (i) Main Unit (GM-305) (ii) Manual Packed with a quick reference card and warranty card. (iii) A-30501 Holder (v) A-30502 Data Cable (vi) M-305-?…

  • 11, Holux GM-305 11 (ii) Use a certified charger to ensure batteries are full charged. (iii) Remove batteries from the cartridge when not use more than 30 days. VI. EXTENSION ANTENNA ASSEMBLE & DISASSEMBLE A. Remove rubber cover at right top side as Fig.2-4-1. B. Connect active antenna with SM…

  • 12, 12 Chapter 3 OPERATING DETAILS The Explorer Handheld GPS is a miniature computer, composed of a CPU, memory IC and operation system (OS), called HOLUX OS. It is designed to receive the satellite signals once every 100 milli-second, i.e. 10 times per second, and to calculate all the retrieved data in the …

  • 13, Holux GM-305 13 In fact, You do not need to operate Cold Start. But you must improve satellite- acquiring environment unless incorrect satellite data stored in the system. II. SIMULATION This function is for looking up a map or setting up waypoints and routes regardless of ac…

  • 14, 14 (ii) Press and hold ” ” for 2 seconds to change screen orientation, horizontal or vertical as Fig. 3-3-2 and Fig. 3-3-3. (iii) Satellite Page In this page, you may see battery level, backlight and what & how many satellites are acquired. Once a satellite is acquired and fixed, the sign…

  • 15, Holux GM-305 15 20km, 50km, 100km, 200km, 500km, 12 levels in total. (ii) Press and hold “ ” for 2 seconds to display/clear scale, map mode and area size in right down corner. (iii)Press and hold “ ” for 2 seconds to display/clear roads to check routes or track logs. (For GM-305-DT and GM-305-HT o…

  • 16, 16 position. Before position fixed, “ ” is your last position or the center position when downloading map in last operation. The “ ” is fixed and can’t be moved. (a) Click any direction key once to scroll map 1/2 page. (b) Hold a direction key …

  • 17, 17 Chapter 4 FUNCTION DETAIL IN PAGES I. SATELLITE PAGE A. Adjust Contrast (i) Press direction key “ ” or ” ” to adjust the contrast of screen as Fig. 3-3-4, “ ” for lighter and ” ” for darker. (ii) Press “ ” to confirm or “ ” to escape. B. C…

  • 18, 18 E. NMEA Output The Explorer provides NMEA 0183 output to enable you to use this unit as an ordinary GPS receiver for linking to a notebook PC or other devices for navigation or other applications. (i) Press “ ” (ii) Select NMEA output On/Off and p…

  • 19, 19 (i) Select Search Object, and press “ ”. (ii) Move marked field to select a region as Fig. 4-2-2 and press “ ”. (iii) Move marked field to select a type, e.g. City, as Fig. 4-2-3 and press “ ” as Fig. 4-2-4. (iv) Press “ ” to move marked field to top level to st…

  • 20, 20 hold to roll the page. C. Show Map Information (For GM-305-DT and GM-305-HT only) (i) Move cursor to tough a road or an interesting point, then press “ ”. (ii) Move marked field to Show MapInfo, press “ ” to show map information. (iii) When cursor…

  • 21, Holux GM-305 21 selection and return to the map Page or press ” ” to ignore and return to the former page. (ii) Move the cursor to ? and press “ ” to check out the meaning of every icon as Fig. 4-2-9, 4-2-10 and 4-2-11. Switch pages by selecting Ð and Ï and press ” ”. You…

  • 22, Holux GM-305 22 A. Time Adjustment (i) Prior to changing the time, make sure of the actual difference between the time stored in the Explorer and your local time. You only need to change the hours. The date and minutes can’t be changed. (ii) Select Change Time…

  • 23, Holux GM-305 23 Chapter 5 SYSTEM MENU Press “ ” in any page to select Main Menu as Fig.5-1-1 (for GM-305-DT, GM-305-HT only) and press “ ”. There are Waypoints, Routes, Track Logs, Pw Savings On/Off and UpLoad and DownpLoad for options as Fig. 5-1-2. I. WAYPOINTS Explorer can hold up to 500 waypoints.…

  • 24, 24 (b) Press direction keys “ ” and “ “ to change data, “ ” or ” ” to change column. (c) Press “ ” when set up complete. The functions of direction keys: B. Create New Waypoints Press “ ” to get New, Edit, Dele…

  • 25, 25 (i) Move the cursor “Û” to the objective in map page. (ii) Press and hold ” ” for one second to turn the page as Fig. 5-1-5. (iii) Follow the steps as Method 1. (iv) The time and date is your present one. Note: If you have not changed the coordinate, the…

  • 26, 26 II. ROUTES The Explorer can hold 20 routes, 30 waypoints each. Fig. 5-2-1 Fig. 5-2-2 A. Route Page (i) Select Routes from Main Menu and press “ ” as Fig. 5-2-1. The created r…

  • 27, 27 (2) Move the marked field to the list of waypoints and press “ ”. (3) Select a waypoint and press “ ”. (4) Move marked field to “ˇ” and press “ ”. The waypoint is now selected into the route. (5) To append sec…

  • 28, 28 (iii) Please refer to Waypoints in page 22 for editing. (iv) When complete, move marked field to“ˇ” and press “ ” to return to previous page. Then press ” ” to return to former page. D. Delete a Route (i) Go to the page as Fig. 5-2-1 or select from Main M…

  • 29, Holux GM-305 29 A. Start to Track Fig. 5-3-2 Fig. 5-3-3 Fig. 5-3-4 (i) Move marked field to Off/Fill/Wrap, press “ ” (ii) Select Fill or Wrap and press “ ”. (iii) Press “ ”, select Recording Mode as Fig. 5-3-…

  • 30, 30 You are recommended to take following actions: (a) Press “ ” or “ ” to clear the message. (b) Follow the steps in next paragraph to save or clear current track log. Otherwise, the message will show again once you turn on the Explorer.…

  • 31, 31 (c) Press “ ”. (d) Select Show On/Off and press “ ” to display/hide.. (e) Move the marked field to “ˇ” and press “ ” or press “ ” to return to former page. Note: you may pick up more than one tracking logs to display at the same time…

  • 32, 32 A. Before Operation Connect Explorer and PC’s serial port with data cable, A-30502. Note! Be sure to check the power supply sufficiently to complete the uploading B. Operation in Explorer Fig. 5-5-1 Fig. 5-5-2 Fig. 5-5-3…

  • 33, 33 (viii) When complete, the screen shows (ix) Press “ ” to load another or Press “ ” to return. Note: Be sure to select file type (*.tki) When up load Track log. V. Downloading This function is for downloading Map, Waypoint&Route, Track Logs and Fon…

  • 34, 34 When downloading map file to GM-305-DT \ GM-305-HT, the map size must be smaller than the memory size built-in the unit. If the map size is too big, the screen will show: (vi) Click Transfer and Download. The screen shows: …

  • 35, Holux GM-305 35 VII. Operation System (HOLUX O.S.) Upgrading This function is for upgrading your Explorer O.S.. You may get the newest version of Explorer O.S. from our web site or your local distributor free of charge within 1 year from the date of purchase. A. Before Operation …

  • 36, 36 (iv) Click Transfer and Download. The screen will show (v) When complete, it will say: (vi) will turn off automatically. Note: It is vital that the cable will not become disconnected during download. File Length: ?????byte…

  • 37, Holux GM-305 37 Chapter 6 SPECIFICATION I. MAP A. Display Scale: (i) Screen width: 400m ~ 3,000km. (ii) Map layer: 12 levels for zooming in/out. B. Map Memory: (i) GM-305-WT: 0 Byte. (ii) GM-305-DT: 2M Byte. (iii) GM-305-HT: 8M Byte. II. NAVIGATION …

  • 38, 38 VII. ANTENNA A. Built-in: patch antenna. B. Optional: External antenna with SMA connector. XIII. PHYSICAL A. Size: 153 x 60 x 34 mm. B. Weight: 170g without battery. C. Battery: 4 AA battery, 0.15 – 0.66W. IX. DISPLAY A. 4-gray, Black & White. B. Size: 6.0 x 3.8…

  • 39, Holux GM-305 39 I. BASIC SETTING A. Power saving: ON B. Display (GM-305-DT, GM-305-HT only): (i) Interesting point: Waypoint only (ii) Road: All Roads C. Cursor speed: Low Speed D. Distance measuring: OFF E. Map orientation: North Up F. Time: Greenwich Time G. Naviga…

  • 40, 40 Chapter 8 TROUBLE SHOOTING Q1: What should I do when I press ” “ for several times but fail in turning on the unit? A: 1. Be sure to press and hold ” “ for two seconds. To ensure that the unit is not turned on accidentally, the unit is designed to turn on after the “ “ being pressed…

  • 41, Holux GM-305 41 A: The waypoint you created may not be at Yellow Stone. It is your current position. You have to create waypoint by Method 2 of “Create new waypoint”. It is to press “ ” for one second to have the page as Fig. 5-1-5 show up and then press “ ”. Please practice creatin…

  • 42, 42 Appendix A DATUM The Explorer supports 219 datums. You may change it by following Change Datum step by step on page. 15 in Chapter 4. Its setting is WGS-84 when you use the unit initially. Note: dX, dY and dZ are the 3 dimension tolerance with WGS-84 (scale: meter). Datum dX dY dZ E…

  • 43, 43 1966 Geodetic’66 33. Australian Geodetic 1984 -134 -48 149 Australian National Australia; Tasmania Australian Geodetic’84 34. Ayabelle Lighthouse -79 -129 145 Clarke 1880 Djibouti Ayabelle Lighthouse 35. Bellevue (IGN) -127 -769 472 International 1924 Efate &a…

  • 44, 44 Switzerland 67. European 1950 -103 -106 -141 International 1924 Mean for Iraq; Israel; Jordan; Lebanon; Kuwait; Saudi Arabia; Syria Euro’50-South Regional Mean 68. European 1950 -84 -107 -120 International 1924 Portugal; Spain Euro’50- Portugal,Spain 69. European 1950 -…

  • 45, Holux GM-305 45 106 . Mahe 1971 41 -220 -134 Clarke 1880 Mahe Island Mahe 1971 107 . Massawa 639 405 60 Bessel 1841 Ethiopia (Eritrea) Massawa 108 . Merchich 31 146 47 Clarke 1880 Morocco Merchich 109 . Midway Astro 1961 912 -58 1227 International 1924 Midway Islands Midway Astro’61 11…

  • 46, 46 Including Louisiana; Missouri; Minnesota) 135 . North American 1927 -8 159 175 Clarke 1866 Mean for Conus (West of Mississippi; River Excluding Louisiana; Minnesota; Missouri) N-Amer’27-W-Mississi ppi 136 . North American 1927 -12 130 190 Clarke 1866 Mexico N-Amer’27-Mexico 137 …

  • 47, Holux GM-305 47 166 . Provisional South American 1956 -278 171 -367 International 1924 Ecuador Prov S-Amer’56- Ecuador 167 . Provisional South American 1956 -298 159 -369 International 1924 Guyana Prov S-Amer’56- Guyana 168 . Provisional South American 1956 -288 175 -376 International 1924 …

  • 48, 48 202 . South American 1969, -58 0 -44 South American 1969 Peru S-Amer’69- Peru 203 . South American 1969, -45 12 -33 South American 1969 Trinidad & Tobago S-Amer’69- Trinidad,Tobago 204 . South American 1969, -45 8 -33 South American 1969 Venezuela S-Amer’69- Venezuel…

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