Garmin GPSMAP 76CSx User Manual

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GPSMAP
®
 76CSx
mapping gps with sensors  
owner’s manual
Shown with optional MapSource
®
 data.

Summary of Contents of user manual for Garmin GPSMAP 76CSx

  • Page 1 GPSMAP 76CSx ® mapping gps with sensors owner’s manual Shown with optional MapSource® data.
  • Page 2© 2005 Garmin Ltd. or its subsidiaries Garmin International, Inc. Garmin (Europe) Ltd. Garmin Corporation 1200 East 151st Street, Unit...
  • Page 3: Introduction INTRODUCTION > ABOUT THIS MANUAL INTRODUCTION The Main Pages section contains an overview of the Satellite, Trip Computer, Map,...
  • Page 4INTRODUCTION > TABLE OF CONTENTS TABLE OF CONTENTS Using the GPSMAP 76CSx ................................6 Understanding Terms .............................................. 6 Introduction.......................................................i Selecting Options...
  • Page 5 INTRODUCTION > TABLE OF CONTENTS Finding a Geocache .............................................. 21 Measuring Distance .............................................. 45 Finding a City ....................................................... 21...
  • Page 6INTRODUCTION > TABLE OF CONTENTS Main Menu ......................................................63 Proximity Waypoints ........................................82 Tracks ................................................................63 Calendar ............................................................82 Track Page Options............................................... 64 Calculator...
  • Page 7 INTRODUCTION > SOFTWARE LICENSE AGREEMENT AND PRODUCT REGISTRATION Software License Agreement Product Registration BY USING THE GPSMAP 76CSx, YOU...
  • Page 8INTRODUCTION > CARING FOR THE GPSMAP 76CSX Caring for the GPSMAP 76CSx Storage The GPSMAP 76CSx case is constructed of...
  • Page 9 INTRODUCTION > WARNING Warning Failure to avoid the following potentially hazardous Use the electronic chart in the GPSMAP 76CSx...
  • Page 10INTRODUCTION > CAUTION Caution Failure to avoid the following potentially hazardous The Global Positioning System (GPS) is operated by the...
  • Page 11: Getting Started GETTING STARTED > UNIT OVERVIEW GETTING STARTED Unit Overview Auxiliary GPS Internal Antenna Connector antenna (under weather cap) Interface...
  • Page 12GETTING STARTED > UNIT OVERVIEW Installing the Batteries, MicroSD Card, Remove the batteries from your GPSMAP 76CSx and Lanyard when...
  • Page 13 GETTING STARTED > USING THE GPSMAP 76CSX KEYPAD Using the GPSMAP 76CSx Keypad IN/OUT Zoom Keys ROCKER Key •...
  • Page 14GETTING STARTED > TURNING ON THE GPSMAP 76CSX Turning on the GPSMAP 76CSx Adjusting the Backlight When the GPSMAP 76CSx...
  • Page 15 GETTING STARTED > INITIALIZING THE GPS RECEIVER Initializing the GPS Receiver You can also see a sky view of...
  • Page 16GETTING STARTED > USING THE GPSMAP 76CSX Initialization Options Using the GPSMAP 76CSx If the unit cannot get a satellite...
  • Page 17 GETTING STARTED > USING THE GPSMAP 76CSX On-screen button—use the ROCKER to highlight a Selecting Options and Entering Data...
  • Page 18GETTING STARTED > USING THE GPSMAP 76CSX Using the Status Bar • The Backlight icon ( ) appears when the...
  • Page 19 GETTING STARTED > USING THE GPSMAP 76CSX On-Screen Messages Using the Databases When a significant event in the operation...
  • Page 20: Basic OperationBASIC OPERATION > CREATING AND USING WAYPOINTS BASIC OPERATION To mark your current location: 1. Press and hold the ENTER/MARK...
  • Page 21 BASIC OPERATION > CREATING AND USING WAYPOINTS Creating Waypoints Using the Map You can quickly create a waypoint using...
  • Page 22BASIC OPERATION > CREATING AND USING WAYPOINTS 3. Use the ROCKER to enter location 3. Select the waypoint you want...
  • Page 23 BASIC OPERATION > CREATING AND USING WAYPOINTS To move a waypoint on the Map Page: Averaging the Waypoint’s Location...
  • Page 24BASIC OPERATION > CREATING AND USING WAYPOINTS 5. Select Project Waypoint, and press ENTER to open the Project Waypoint Page....
  • Page 25 BASIC OPERATION > CREATING AND USING WAYPOINTS Proximity Waypoints 4. Select a waypoint from the Waypoints List or Use...
  • Page 26BASIC OPERATION > USING THE FIND MENU To clear one or all proximity waypoints Using the Find Menu from the...
  • Page 27 BASIC OPERATION > USING THE FIND MENU The options menu for each category contains a 4. Use the ROCKER...
  • Page 28BASIC OPERATION > USING THE FIND MENU Recent Finds Using the Find Information Page The Recent Finds Page shows a...
  • Page 29 BASIC OPERATION > USING THE FIND MENU Find Near Here—returns you to the Find Menu To find an item...
  • Page 30BASIC OPERATION > USING THE FIND MENU To find an item from another location on Finding a Waypoint the map:...
  • Page 31 BASIC OPERATION > USING THE FIND MENU Finding a Geocache 4. Highlight the Go To button and press ENTER...
  • Page 32BASIC OPERATION > USING THE FIND MENU 3. Select a city from the list and press ENTER to 3. Use...
  • Page 33 BASIC OPERATION > USING THE FIND MENU To find an address: 3. Highlight the <Enter Number> field, and press...
  • Page 34BASIC OPERATION > USING THE FIND MENU Finding an Intersection 6. Repeat steps 4 and 5 to enter a street...
  • Page 35 BASIC OPERATION > USING THE FIND MENU To find a point of interest: 1. Press FIND to open the...
  • Page 36BASIC OPERATION > USING TRACKS Using Tracks To clear the track log: The Tracks feature creates an electronic bread crumb...
  • Page 37 BASIC OPERATION > USING TRACKS Wrap When Full—when selected, the track log records over the oldest data with new...
  • Page 38BASIC OPERATION > USING TRACKS 4. Select No, and press ENTER to save only a To calculate the area of...
  • Page 39 BASIC OPERATION > USING TRACKS Elevation Begin End marker marker Distance Start calculation Save calculated from Begin track and...
  • Page 40BASIC OPERATION > USING TRACKS A Track Elevation Profile can also be created from Digital Elevation Models (DEM) maps (MapSource...
  • Page 41 BASIC OPERATION > CREATING AND USING ROUTES Creating and Using Routes 4. With the <Select Next Point> field highlighted,...
  • Page 42BASIC OPERATION > CREATING AND USING ROUTES Navigating a Route If you selected the Off Road option you can view...
  • Page 43 BASIC OPERATION > CREATING AND USING ROUTES 3. To view the list of turns on the route, press Editing...
  • Page 44BASIC OPERATION > CREATING AND USING ROUTES To review individual route points: To delete a route: 1. Press MENU twice...
  • Page 45 BASIC OPERATION > CREATING AND USING ROUTES Remove All—removes all waypoints from the saved route. Reverse Route—reverses the order...
  • Page 46: Main PagesMAIN PAGES > OVERVIEW MAIN PAGES The GPSMAP 76CSx has six main pages: Satellite Page, Trip Computer Page, Map Page,...
  • Page 47 MAIN PAGES > SATELLITE PAGE Satellite Page Using the Satellite Page Options Menu The Satellite Page shows the receiver...
  • Page 48MAIN PAGES > MAP PAGE Map Page You can add and configure up to four optional data The GPSMAP 76CSx...
  • Page 49 MAIN PAGES > MAP PAGE To change a data field: Using Additional Map Data 1. Press MENU to open...
  • Page 50MAIN PAGES > MAP PAGE Changing the Zoom Range Map Orientation You can change the Zoom Range on the Map...
  • Page 51 MAIN PAGES > MAP PAGE Data Fields—opens the Show sub menu so you can Guidance Text select the number...
  • Page 52MAIN PAGES > MAP PAGE Setting up the Map Page Map Setup—General Page Use the Setup Map option to adjust...
  • Page 53 MAIN PAGES > MAP PAGE Auto Zoom—zoom the map scale to include the Saved Tracks—set the maximum zoom range...
  • Page 54MAIN PAGES > MAP PAGE Map Setup—Points Page Map Setup—Text Page The Map Setup—Points Page to set the map scale...
  • Page 55 MAIN PAGES > MAP PAGE Marine Colors—toggles marine colors on or off on the Map Page. Spot Soundings—toggles spot...
  • Page 56MAIN PAGES > MAP PAGE 4. Move the arrow to the point you want to Turning Declutter On or Off...
  • Page 57 MAIN PAGES > COMPASS PAGE Compass Page During active navigation, the Compass Page guides you to your destination with...
  • Page 58MAIN PAGES > COMPASS PAGE The rotating compass ring indicates the direction you The compass ring is an electronic compass...
  • Page 59 MAIN PAGES > COMPASS PAGE To turn the electronic compass on or off: 1. Press and hold the PAGE...
  • Page 60MAIN PAGES > COMPASS PAGE To calibrate the electronic compass: Compass Page Options 1. Press MENU to open the Compass...
  • Page 61 MAIN PAGES > COMPASS PAGE Recalculate—recalculates your route based on your Sight ‘N Go Navigation current position. This option...
  • Page 62MAIN PAGES > COMPASS PAGE 4. Highlight Set Course, and press ENTER to turn toward that direction until the arrow...
  • Page 63 MAIN PAGES > COMPASS PAGE water or where no major obstacles are in your path. Data Fields It also...
  • Page 64MAIN PAGES > ALTIMETER PAGE To change data fields: Altimeter Page 1. Press MENU to open the Compass Page The...
  • Page 65 MAIN PAGES > ALTIMETER PAGE You can configure the Profile field in the center of The following options are...
  • Page 66MAIN PAGES > ALTIMETER PAGE Plot Over Time (Distance) View Pressure/Elevation Plots These two measurement options (changes over a set...
  • Page 67 MAIN PAGES > ALTIMETER PAGE Zoom Ranges Ranges for View Pressure Plot pressure values are You can set the...
  • Page 68MAIN PAGES > ALTIMETER PAGE View Points To use the View Points option: You can scroll through a recorded elevation...
  • Page 69 MAIN PAGES > ALTIMETER PAGE 2. Press ENTER to show the altitude point on the To reset the elevation...
  • Page 70MAIN PAGES > ALTIMETER PAGE 4. Highlight the Apply button, and press ENTER 2. Highlight Calibrate Altimeter, and press to...
  • Page 71 MAIN PAGES > TRIP COMPUTER PAGE Change Data Fields 4. Press up or down on the ROCKER to highlight...
  • Page 72MAIN PAGES > TRIP COMPUTER PAGE You can customize the Trip Computer to meet your The Reset Page offers options...
  • Page 73: Main Menu MAIN MENU > TRACKS MAIN MENU Tracks The Tracks Page shows the percentage of track The Main Menu contains...
  • Page 74MAIN MENU > HIGHWAY PAGE Track Page Options Route Page The Track Log Setup Page contains the following Use the...
  • Page 75 MAIN MENU > SETUP MENU To navigate using the Highway Page: Setup Menu 1. While navigating, access the Highway...
  • Page 76MAIN MENU > SETUP MENU System Setup Battery Type—allows you to select the battery type Use the System Setup to...
  • Page 77 MAIN MENU > SETUP MENU Display Setup Display Mode—sets the display to Day, Night, or Use the Display Setup...
  • Page 78MAIN MENU > SETUP MENU Interface Setup • NMEA In/NMEA Out—Supports input and Use the Interface Setup to control the...
  • Page 79 MAIN MENU > SETUP MENU Page Sequence Setup To move, insert, or remove a page: Use the Page Sequence...
  • Page 80MAIN MENU > SETUP MENU Routing Setup Guidance Method—allows the unit to calculate Use the Routing Setup to customize the...
  • Page 81 MAIN MENU > SETUP MENU Follow Road Options Calculate Routes For—sets route calculation for the Off Route Recalculation—allows you...
  • Page 82MAIN MENU > SETUP MENU To access the Geocache Setup Page: On the Setup Menu Page, highlight the Geocache icon,...
  • Page 83 MAIN MENU > SETUP MENU Time Setup Units Setup Use the Time Setup Page to set the time format...
  • Page 84MAIN MENU > SETUP MENU Map Datum—describes geographic locations for Depth—select the unit of measurement (Feet, surveying, mapping, and navigation...
  • Page 85 MAIN MENU > SETUP MENU Calibration Setup The Calibration Setup Page allows you to calibrate both the Compass and...
  • Page 86MAIN MENU > SETUP MENU Altimeter Setup To manually calibrate the Altimeter: The Altimeter Setup Page allows you to setup...
  • Page 87 MAIN MENU > SETUP MENU Welcome Setup 2. When finished, highlight OK, and press Use the Welcome Setup Page...
  • Page 88MAIN MENU > SETUP MENU Jumpmaster The Jumpmaster follows military guidelines for The Jumpmaster is designed for experienced calculating a...
  • Page 89 MAIN MENU > SETUP MENU the drop altitude. Common values for an opening Selecting the Goto HARP button begins...
  • Page 90MAIN MENU > SETUP MENU Wind speeds are measured in knots and directions Constant Setup are based on origination of...
  • Page 91 MAIN MENU > SETUP MENU Safety Factor is used in HAHO jump types to allow The following is a...
  • Page 92MAIN MENU > PROXIMITY WAYPOINTS AND CALENDAR The following list of additional terms are often used Proximity Waypoints by jumpmasters:...
  • Page 93 MAIN MENU > CALCULATOR 4. Press MENU to open the Options Menu. Calculator Highlight Add Point, and press ENTER...
  • Page 94MAIN MENU > STOPWATCH Stopwatch 2. Highlight the Stop button, and press ENTER Select the Stopwatch icon to use the...
  • Page 95 MAIN MENU > SUN AND MOON Sun and Moon The Sun and Moon Page provides you with a graphic...
  • Page 96MAIN MENU > HUNT AND FISH Hunt and Fish 4. To view the predictions for a different location, The Hunt...
  • Page 97 MAIN MENU > GAMES MENU Games Menu To select and play a game: The Games Menu contains six games...
  • Page 98MAIN MENU > GAMES MENU Memory Race Virtual Maze This is a GPS game where the playing piece This GPS-based...
  • Page 99 MAIN MENU > GAMES MENU GekoSmak Nibbons GekoSmak is a GPS-based game that features you as In this GPS-based...
  • Page 100MAIN MENU > GAMES MENU Gekoids To play Beast Hunt: This GPS-based game, which can be played without 1. Select...
  • Page 101: Appendix APPENDIX > SPECIFICATIONS APPENDIX Altimeter: Accuracy; +/- 10 feet*, resolution; 1 ft. *Subject to proper user calibration. Specifications Power...
  • Page 102APPENDIX > INTERFACING Interfacing The USB Interface Cable provided with this unit The following formats are supported for connection of...
  • Page 103 APPENDIX > OPTIONAL ACCESSORIES Optional Accessories MapSource Software CD-ROMs—offers several In addition to the standard accessories included with detailed...
  • Page 104APPENDIX > CONNECTING YOUR GPSMAP 76CSX TO A COMPUTER Connecting Your GPSMAP 76CSx To connect to your computer using a...
  • Page 105 APPENDIX > MAP DATUMS AND LOCATION FORMATS Map Datums and Location What is a Location Format? Formats Your current...
  • Page 106APPENDIX > MAP DATUMS AND LOCATION FORMATS Loran TD Setup If the active GRI Chain, secondary stations, or offsets To...
  • Page 107 APPENDIX > WHAT IS WAAS/EGNOS? What is WAAS/EGNOS? worldwide geostationary communication satellites The Wide Area Augmentation System (WAAS) is...
  • Page 108APPENDIX > DATA FIELD DEFINITIONS Data Field Definitions Descent - Maximum—The maximum descent rate in Accuracy GPS—The current accuracy of...
  • Page 109 APPENDIX > DATA FIELD DEFINITIONS Glide Ratio—The ratio of horizontal distance Speed - Maximum—The maximum speed you have traveled...
  • Page 110APPENDIX > DATA FIELD DEFINITIONS To Course—Your direction of travel to get back on Vertical Speed—The rate of altitude gain/loss...
  • Page 111 APPENDIX > FCC COMPLIANCE FCC Compliance particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television...
  • Page 112APPENDIX > LIMITED WARRANTY Limited Warranty FOR ANY INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, INDIRECT This Garmin product is warranted to be free from...
  • Page 113 APPENDIX > LIMITED WARRANTY Garmin International, Inc. International Purchases: A separate warranty 1200 E 151st Street, Olathe, Kansas 66062...
  • Page 114: IndexINDEX INDEX cleaning vi color 37 F FCC 101 highway page 64 How To compass 47, 49, 50 field 6...
  • Page 115 INDEX J marine setup 72 point of interest 24 recalculate 40 jumpmaster 78 measure distance 41, 45 pojecting waypoints...
  • Page 116INDEX tracks 26, 63, 64 waypoints 10, 11 navigating 30 averaging location 13 points 43 creating 10, 11 profiles 29...
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