Installation Guide

Advice:

We are publishing different installation guides for Navman devices. Please choose the correct guide for your Navman device.

» I. To installation guide of Navman S-series

» II. To installation guide of Navman F-series

» III. To installation guide of previous Navman products

 

I. Installation guide of Navman S-series

  1. Please log in to SCDB.info and go to the Downloadcenter. Before starting the download you have to select your desired countries and choose one of the possible options for images (we recommend: split into all categories). After that click to Download button and save the file navman.zip to your hard disk.

  2. In our example we save the file navman.zip in the folder "C:/temp".

  3. Please unzip the overlay with a suitable program - we recommend WINZIP - to a target folder of your choice in your computer. In our example, we selected the folder "C:/temp/navman".

  4. Now the folder "C:/temp/navman" contains all unzipped files in *.bmp format and *.csv format (every file stands for a speed camera category).

  5. Switch on your Navman device and connect it to the PC over the USB cable.

  6. Start the software Navman NavDesk 2008 and select Custom POIs.

  7. Click Browse and choose a *.csv file from the folder "C:/temp/navman". At first we choose Speedcams_50mph.csv.

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  8. Please name the new POI category Speed 50. Enable the Visual alert and choose a distance. With Browse you are able to add a icon file for the new POI category.

  9. Enable also Audio alert and click to Add to refer the sound file alert.wav in the folder "C:/temp/navman".

  10. Finally click Add to device to transfer the speed camera category to the Navman device.

  11. Please repeat the steps 7 till 10 for each speed camera file.

 


II. Installation guide of Navman F-series

  1. Please log in to SCDB.info and go to the Downloadcenter. Before starting the download you have to select your desired countries and choose one of the possible options for images (we recommend: split into all categories). After that click to Download button and save the file navman.zip to your hard disk.

  2. In our example we save the file navman.zip in the folder "C:/temp". Please unzip the overlay with a suitable program - we recommend WINZIP - to a target folder of your choice in your computer. In our example, we selected the folder "C:/temp/Unfallschwerpunkte".

  3. Now the folder "C:/temp/Unfallschwerpunkte" contains all unzipped files in *.bmp format and *.csv format (every file stands for one speed camera category).

  4. Connect your Navman device to your computer via USB (Link kit for Navman F-series is required).

  5. Install the software F-Series Desktop from CD and follow the instructions on screen. After that install also Navman F-serie Service Pack.

  6. Start the software F-Series Desktop from Navman on your PC.

  7. Click File | Open Text File and select the folder which contains the unzipped files. Select the first file (in our example it is "C:/temp/Unfallschwerpunkte/Blitzer_10kmh.cvs").

    Note: Maybe your file is called Speedcams_20mph.csv.

  8. Now you will see a list of all speed cameras of this category.

  9. Please go to File | Save to Device.

  10. In the following menu enter a POI Name (e.g. "S_20" for Speedcams_20mph). Enable visual alert and audio alert. Set a warning distance of 100m (Metric). Browse also for the correct icon file in the speed camera folder.

    We recommend the following settings; of course you are free to adjust the values to suit your needs:

    20-30 mph speed camera
    (Speedcams_30mph.csv, Speedcams_30Redlight.csv, Speedcams_30SC.csv, ...)
    160 yards
    40-50 mph speed camera
    (Speedcams_50mph.csv, Speedcams_40Redlight.csv, Speedcams_50SC.csv, ...)
    270 yards
    60-70 mph speed camera
    (Speedcams_90mph.csv, Speedcams_90Redlight.csv, Speedcams_120SC.csv, ...)
    540 yards
    variable speed camera
    (Speedcams_variableSC.csv, Speedcams_variablemph.csv)
    540 yards
    red light
    (Speedcams_Redlight.csv)
    110 yards

    Or if your distances are displayed in kilometres we recommend the following settings:

    10-30 km/h speed camera
    (Speedcams_30mph.csv, Speedcams_30Redlight.csv, Speedcams_30SC.csv, ...)
    100 m
    40-80 km/h speed camera
    (Speedcams_50mph.csv, Speedcams_40Redlight.csv, Speedcams_50SC.csv, ...)
    250 m
    90-130 km/h speed camera
    (Speedcams_90mph.csv, Speedcams_90Redlight.csv, Speedcams_120SC.csv, ...)
    500 m
    variable speed camera
    (Speedcams_variableSC.csv, Speedcams_variablemph.csv)
    500 m
    red light
    (Speedcams_Redlight.csv)
    100 m

  11. Please confirm your choice with OK button. Finally click Copy POI button to transfer the speed camera category to your Navman device.

  12. Please repeat the steps 7 till 11 for each speed camera category.

 


III. Installation guide of previous Navman products

  1. Please log in to SCDB.info and go to the Navman product page. Before starting the download you have to select your desired countries and choose one of the possible options for images (we recommend: split into all categories). After that push Download button and save the file navman.zip to your hard disk.

  2. Unzip the overlay with a suitable program - we recommend WINZIP - to a target folder of your choice in your computer.

  3. Start the software SmartST Desktop from Navman on your PC and go to Map | POIs (or Map | Reference points) and open the POI Editor.

  4. Go to File | Open and select a *.csv file which you unzipped earlier, e.g. "Speedcams_30mmh.csv".

  5. Now you will see a list of all speed cameras in this category.

  6. Please go to File | Save to Device.

  7. In the following menu enable visual alert and audio alert. Set a warning distance of 100m (Metric). Browse also for the correct icon file in the speed camera folder.

    We recommend the following settings; of course you are free to adjust the values to suit your needs:

    20-30 mph speed camera
    (Speedcams_30mph.csv, Speedcams_30Redlight.csv, Speedcams_30SC.csv, ...)
    160 yards
    40-50 mph speed camera
    (Speedcams_50mph.csv, Speedcams_40Redlight.csv, Speedcams_50SC.csv, ...)
    270 yards
    60-70 mph speed camera
    (Speedcams_90mph.csv, Speedcams_90Redlight.csv, Speedcams_120SC.csv, ...)
    540 yards
    variable speed camera
    (Speedcams_variableSC.csv, Speedcams_variablemph.csv)
    540 yards
    red light
    (Speedcams_Redlight.csv)
    110 yards

    Or if your distances are displayed in kilometres we recommend the following settings:

    10-30 km/h speed camera
    (Speedcams_30mph.csv, Speedcams_30Redlight.csv, Speedcams_30SC.csv, ...)
    100 m
    40-80 km/h speed camera
    (Speedcams_50mph.csv, Speedcams_40Redlight.csv, Speedcams_50SC.csv, ...)
    250 m
    90-130 km/h speed camera
    (Speedcams_90mph.csv, Speedcams_90Redlight.csv, Speedcams_120SC.csv, ...)
    500 m
    variable speed camera
    (Speedcams_variableSC.csv, Speedcams_variablemph.csv)
    500 m
    red light
    (Speedcams_Redlight.csv)
    100 m

  8. After it set a POI Name for the new speed camera category (e.g. Speed30 for Speedcams_30mph.csv).

  9. Please repeat the steps 4 till 8 for each speed camera category.

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