ACURA 2011 RDX Navigation Manual

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Acura 2011 Acura RDX Automobile Manual

Manufacturer: Acura

Category of Device: Automobile

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Acura 2011 Acura RDX Manual Page 1 Page 1 2011 RDX Navigation Manual (Unlinked) This document does not contain hyperlinks and may be formatted for printing instead ofweb use. This is due to changes in content and specifications of the vehicle that happenthroughout the model year. This manual will be replaced with a hyperlinked version at theend of the model year. © 2010...

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Acura 2011 Acura RDX Manual Page 2 Page 2 Navigation System 1 Table of Contents Introduction ..................................4 Manual Overview ............................4System Overview ............................4Accessories Precautions ..................5Important Safety Information ..........5Map Overview .................................6 Current Street .................................... 6Verified/Unverified Street.................. 6 User Agreement ............................8 Getting Started ...........................10 System ...

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Acura 2011 Acura RDX Manual Page 3 Page 3 2 Navigation System Table of Contents Direction List.................................59 EXIT INFO  (Freeway Exit Information).......... 59 Guidance Mode .............................60Map Scale ......................................61Map Orientation ............................62Destination Icon ............................62Various Other Icons.......................63 Landmark Icons ............................... 63Incident Icons .................................. 63Weather Icons ..........................

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Acura 2011 Acura RDX Manual Page 4 Page 4 Navigation System 3 Table of Contents Edit Waypoint Search Area ........... 107Guidance Mode.............................. 108 Clock Adjustment........................109 Auto Daylight................................. 109Auto Time Zone.............................. 110Daylight Savings Time (DST) Selection  (Change DST Schedule) ............. 110 Time Adjustment ............................ 110 Vehicle.........................................111 Off-road Tracking.......................... 111Corr...

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Acura 2011 Acura RDX Manual Page 5 Page 5 Navigation System Introduction Manual Overview The manual is divided into the following sections: • Getting Started - A basic introduction  that discusses the controls and how to communicate with the system. • Entering a Destination - How to enter  an address or locate a point of interest (POI). • Driving to Your Destination - An  explanation of the map features, guidance, and cautions. • Information Features - Messages,  Traffic Incidents, Weather ...

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Acura 2011 Acura RDX Manual Page 6 Page 6 Navigation System 5 Introduction The navigation system applies location, direction, and speed information to the maps and calculates a route to the destination you enter. As you drive to that destination, the system provides map and voice guidance. The navigation system is easy to use. The locations of many places of business and entertainment are already entered in the system. You can select any of them as a destination by using the Interface Di...

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Acura 2011 Acura RDX Manual Page 7 Page 7 Navigation System Introduction While driving, do not look at the screen or operate the system controls for more than a second or so at a time, and only after deciding you can do so safely. Pull to the side of the road if you need more time to look at the screen or operate the controls. The navigation system is designed to provide route information to help you reach your destination. However, this route guidance ...

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Acura 2011 Acura RDX Manual Page 8 Page 8 Navigation System 7 Introduction Verified streets (dark colored) Unverified streets (light colored) When displayed These roads are found within metropolitan areas, and include interstate freeways and major roads connecting cities. These roads are found in rural areas, and typically include residential streets away from the center of a town. Street color Shown on daytime  map  screen as black or red, such as  interstate freeways. Shown on the daytime  ...

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Acura 2011 Acura RDX Manual Page 9 Page 9 8 Navigation System User Agreement In using this DVD “Satellite Linked Navigation System” (the “DVD”), which includes HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD. software, ALPINE ELECTRONICS, INC. software, NAVTEQ database contents, INFO USA CORPORATION database, ZAGAT SURVEY database contents, and ZENRIN CO. database contents (hereinafter referred to as “Licensors”), you are bound by the terms and conditions set forth below.By using your copy of the DVD, you h...

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Acura 2011 Acura RDX Manual Page 10 Page 10 Navigation System 9 User Agreement • The terms and conditions hereof  apply to all subsequent users and owners as well as to the original purchaser. • The logos of oil companies, hotels,  convenience stores, and other businesses are displayed for your information and convenience, and in no way imply any sponsorship, approval or endorsement of these companies, or their products. The logos are trademarks of their respe...

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Acura 2011 Acura RDX Manual Page 11 Page 11 10 Navigation System Getting Started System Controls CANCEL button Display mode button SETUP button INFO button Interface Dial/ENTER button MENU button AUDIO button MAP/GUIDE button Screen Upper Display Passenger’s Temperature Driver’s Temperature Audio Functions Audio Functions Time (set by Navigation system) MAP/GUIDE  button Displays the map. When en route, switches between the  map  and  guidance  screens. See page 19 or 56. SETUP  button Displays the  SETUP  screen where you  can ...

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Acura 2011 Acura RDX Manual Page 12 Page 12 Navigation System 11 Getting Started Display Mode  button  Displays the Brightness control on the bottom of the screen. You can adjust the brightness of the screen by rotating the  Interface Dial knob . When the  Brightness control is displayed, each press of this button switches the display between Day mode, Night mode, and OFF. See page 113. AUDIO  button Press to display the  audio  screen. For more information on audio system&...

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Acura 2011 Acura RDX Manual Page 13 Page 13 12 Navigation System Getting Started Screen All selections and instructions are displayed on the screen. In addition, the display is not a “touch screen” - you can enter information into the system either by voice or by using the  Interface  Dial . Clean the screen with a soft, damp cloth. You may use a mild cleaner intended for use on liquid crystal displays (LCDs). Harsher chemicals may damage the screen. NOTE:Whenever you shift ...

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Acura 2011 Acura RDX Manual Page 14 Page 14 Navigation System 13 Getting Started Voice Control Basics Your vehicle has a voice control system that allows hands-free operation of most of the navigation system functions. You can also control the audio and climate control system. The voice control system uses the  NAVI TALK  and  NAVI  BACK  buttons on the steering wheel  and a microphone near the map light on the ceiling. NOTE:While using the voice control system, the audio&#...

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Acura 2011 Acura RDX Manual Page 15 Page 15 14 Navigation System Getting Started Using the Voice Control System You should use the voice control system as much as possible, and consider manual entry using the  Interface Dial   as a backup method of entry. Most of the system’s functions can be controlled by voice commands activated with the  NAVI TALK  button. To  control the navigation system by voice: • Press and release the  NAVI TALK   button. • Wait for the beep (the   ...

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Acura 2011 Acura RDX Manual Page 16 Page 16 Navigation System 15 Getting Started • Adjust the dashboard and side vents  so air does not blow against the microphone on the ceiling. • If more than one person is speaking at  the same time, the system may misinterpret your command. • After pressing and releasing the  NAVI TALK  button, wait for the  beep, then give a voice command while the   icon is displayed on the  top left of the screen. • Give a voice command in a ...

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Acura 2011 Acura RDX Manual Page 17 Page 17 16 Navigation System Getting Started Entering Information When the system needs input from you, the display changes to a screen similar to the one at the right. You can then use the displayed letters, numbers, or symbols to enter information. You can enter your keyboard input in either of the following ways: • Say the desired letter, number, or  symbol on the screen if you are entering a City or Street name. • Move the highlig...

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Acura 2011 Acura RDX Manual Page 18 Page 18 Navigation System 17 Getting Started System Start-up When you turn the ignition to ON (II), it takes several seconds for the navigation system to boot up. The first screen to appear is the navigation system  globe  screen. The  screen then changes to the  Disclaimer   screen: NOTE:The  OK  button does not appear  immediately. It appears after the software is loaded. Read this disclaimer carefully so you understand it before c...

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Acura 2011 Acura RDX Manual Page 19 Page 19 18 Navigation System Getting Started If you press the  CANCEL  button, the  message will be displayed the next time you start the vehicle. NOTE:The system will display the current message and any older or previously unread messages, with the newest message listed first. Bluetooth ®  HandsFreeLink ® If you have a Bluetooth-compatible cell phone that is paired, then  CALL  on the  Calculate route to  screen is enabled. When you select&...

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Acura 2011 Acura RDX Manual Page 20 Page 20 Navigation System 19 Getting Started Map Screen Legend Acura Dealer School Restaurant ATM Parking Lot Post Office Honda Dealer Hospital Grocery Store Gas Station Hotel/Lodging Parking Garage Freeway Exit Information Vehicle Position(see page 70)(Use voice command “Display the current location,” or use the Interface Dial to show current location.) Landmark Icon - Generic (see page 63) Current Map Scale(see page 61) Map Features NOTE:If you move the Interface Dial over an area&...

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Acura 2011 Acura RDX Manual Page 21 Page 21 20 Navigation System Getting Started Map Screen Description Zoom In/Out Rotate the  Interface Dial knob  to  change the map scale. Zooming in increases the detail, while zooming out gives you a wide area view. After changing the scale, give the system a few moments to update the display. Map Scrolling To view other map areas, move the  Interface Dial  left, right, up, or down.  The map will shift in that direction. To return the map to...

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Acura 2011 Acura RDX Manual Page 22 Page 22 Navigation System 21 Getting Started Traffic Display Legend 20mi NOTE:When driving to a destination on freeways that have traffic flow data, the route line is used to display moderate and heavy traffic flow status instead of the colored bands on the side of the road. The route line color indicates the following conditions: • Free Flow Traffic - a section of the blue route line will be bordered with a light  green line (this...

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Acura 2011 Acura RDX Manual Page 23 Page 23 22 Navigation System Getting Started AcuraLink Real-Time Traffic™ The navigation screen can display up-to-the-minute traffic information when available, including flow (traffic speed), accidents, and construction on freeways in more than 40 major metro areas. See page 142 for a list of the current U.S. cities that offer traffic information. The display of traffic flow and incidents on your  map  screen is optional and can  be turned On/Off by selecting ...

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Acura 2011 Acura RDX Manual Page 24 Page 24 Navigation System 23 Getting Started Viewing Flow Data Traffic flow data is displayed as colored bands on either side of the freeway (see Traffic Display Legend on page 21). The different colored bands represent the average road speeds as determined by under-road sensors. While driving to your destination on a road that has traffic flow data, your route line color is used to display the traffic flow data. This means that when the map scale ...

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Acura 2011 Acura RDX Manual Page 25 Page 25 24 Navigation System Getting Started Viewing Incident Reports Incident reports appear as small diamond or circle-shaped icons (see Traffic Display Legend on page 21 for examples). There are four ways to view traffic incidents: • By voice control, say “Display traffic  incidents.” • Select “Traffic Incidents” from the  Map menu. • Select “Traffic Incidents” on the  INFO  screen ( Main Info ). • Select an incident icon from the...

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Acura 2011 Acura RDX Manual Page 26 Page 26 Navigation System 25 Getting Started No Traffic IncidentsIf you say “Display traffic incidents” or select  Traffic Incidents , but there are no  incidents around your current location, the following screen will be displayed. Selecting an Incident Icon from the Map ScreenZoom in or out so that you are between the 1/20 and 5 mile scales. (The map must be on the 1/20 to 5 mile scales to view the incident icons.) To view the details of a specific incident, use the&...

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Acura 2011 Acura RDX Manual Page 27 Page 27 26 Navigation System Getting Started System Function Diagram This diagram shows the navigation system features, starting at the center and working outward in layers. The navigation program starts at “Key ON,” and then displays the  globe  screen  (blue). If  OK  is selected on the  Disclaimer  screen, the functions in the  yellow segments of the diagram become available in the  SETUP  and  INFO   screens. The white segmen...

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Acura 2011 Acura RDX Manual Page 28 Page 28 Navigation System When you press the  MENU button, the  display changes to: NOTE: If you press the  MENU button while en  route, the  MENU screen (Route) will  be displayed. To enter the destination,  select the “Enter destination by” tab by  moving the  Interface Dial to the left. Address (see page 28)This selection requires you to enter the city (and possibly the state) and the address that you want to go to. ...

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Acura 2011 Acura RDX Manual Page 29 Page 29 28 Navigation System By Address After you select  Address  from the  MENU  screen ( Enter destination by ),  the display changes to: Tip:• When entering an address by voice, it  is more efficient to say the city name first, then the street name. • When entering an address by the  Interface Dial , it is usually easier to  enter the street first. A city or cities that the street appears in will be displayed. For your convenience, you do&#...

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Acura 2011 Acura RDX Manual Page 30 Page 30 Navigation System 29 To enter the city name by voice spelling, say or select  CHANGE TO SPELL  MODE  on the  Say city name  screen,  and the display will change to the  Enter  city name  screen.  Say the city name by saying individual letters, or words that represent the letters, one at a time. The system has a talk back function. If your spoken letter is not recognized, the system will talk back to you. For example, if you say...

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