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RC multifunction AZIMUTH L-100

RC multifunction AZIMUTH H-100  

L-100

H-100

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Installation and Configuration Instructions.

User Guide.

Some of tripmeter’s functions can completely change tripmeter work if used inappropriately.

Learn how to operate multimeter and his functions in the home setting.  Testing functions and learning how to operate the device during a rally may spoil achieving good result.

This manual specifies the use of the device and the method of installation and configuration. It can not replace the professional preparation of the person making the assembly, knowledge of vehicle electrics and health and safety rules. The manufacturer guarantees the quality of the product, however, has no influence on the conditions and way of use it.

* Content marked [gps] applies only for the version with built-in GPS module

** only for the device with the purchased Azimuth option

Table of Contents

Description of the tripmeter

Functions

Expendability of functionality

Installation instructions

Mounting

Description of connections

Connection

Connection to the repeater

Configuration instruction

Start-up screen

The status bar

Signalling LEDs

GPS

RUN

REP

P1 - P2

On/Off switch

Finding configuration menu

Device settings

Time settings

Azimuth settings

File edition

Active file

Copying files

Program

Test

Usage

Starting measurements

Operation of functions and use of buttons

Starting measurements from the standby screen.

Deletion of the short route.

Switching between Azimuth and Tripmeter mode**

Adjusting screen’s and buttons’ backlight

Changing the sensor’s input during the measurements

Changing the calibration coefficient – only when the Multi k is ON

Correction of active coefficient

Calibration by a known distance

Exit to the start-up screen

Safe mode switching to route counting from GPS pulses

Rapid ODO route correction

Deleting ODO route

Full ODO route correction

Sending parameters to the repeater

Technical and operating data

Notes on usage

Number and registration of the tripmeter

Warranty


Description of the tripmeter

Azimuth RC multifuncion L-100 is a high precision, light tripmeter designed for rallies. Tripmeter is equipped with an easily readable display which concurrently shows all the parameters. Operations through nine buttons are intuitive and fast.

Azimuth RC multifunction L-100 routes waypoints on the basis of distance and the course to the destination and then indicates the direction. L-100 Azimuth displays values indicating the distance and the course to the destination and is intended for off-road rallies.

The device is equipped with ultra-fast GPS module supporting up to 66 channels. The module is used to waypoints routing. Thanks to the fast GPS module, waypoints routing can be done also while driving.

Navigating to a routed waypoint takes place as indicated by the distance and the course to the destination. These parameters are shown on the display of the device. The screen also displays a clear pointer towards the destination.

Sending and routing a waypoint using the Rally computer multifunction takes just 1 second!!! At each point you can save about 20 seconds.

Additionally, a waypoint may be sent to the Garmin device and shown on its display.

The device has a built-in menu that allows you to create files with azimuths and to edit or delete them. There is also the possibility of uploading, via USB, the files with azimuths prepared on a PC.

Parameters measured by the tripmeter can be displayed on the optional repeater connected to tripmeter by bunched cables.

Tripmeter has convenient mounting holes which make it easy to mount in any vehicle.

Functions

Expandability of functionality

Installation and configuration manual

Mounting

L-100

H-100

The device can be fastened using six mounting holes at the back of the casing. The set includes four mounting brackets. The mounting holes have M4 thread.

The maximum length of mounting screws is 8 mm.

The device can be fastened using eight mounting holes at the back and on the side of the casing. The set includes four mounting brackets. The mounting holes have M4 thread.

Description of connections

Connector

pin number

Power supply connector 9 PIN male

Communication and accessories connector 9 PIN female

1

Supply voltage 10-30V

Supply voltage 10-30V

2

Mass

mass

3

ignition switch

RS232 RXD

4

route signal P1

RS232 TXD

5

route signal P2

free

6

external reset 1

output 1 / RED

7

external reset 2  ( inactive )

output 2 / GREEN

8

reverse signal

output 3 / BLUE

9

Free

Connection

Connection to the vehicle circuit should be made via a cable included in the tripmeter set, according to the diagram on our website’s Support>Instruction section.

Connector

pin number

Power supply connector 9 PIN male

Cable colour in the bunch

1

Supply voltage 10-30V

red

2

Mass

brown

3

ignition switch

yellow

4

route signal P1

white

5

route signal P2

rose

6

external reset 1

blue

7

external reset 2  ( inactive )

green

8

reverse signal

gray

9

Free

Connection to the repeater

Connecting to the repeater requires a cable with appropriate connectors. If you concurrently connect the tripmeter with the repeater and an external device, such as Garmin, you must use a signal splitter.

Cable name

Tripmeter cable L-100/L-51 to repeater Rally computer 3

Tripmeter cable L-100/L-51 to repeater L-51

Tripmeter cable L-100/L-51 to adapter RL

Adapter RL

Configuration instruction

Start-up screen

Start-up screen of the device is an operating condition in which no measurements are made. To get the start-up screen from any operating mode of the tripmeter press for six seconds the MENU button.

Purpose of the start-up screen:

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The status bar

The lower part of the screen serves to display auxiliary information for the user. It displays:

Signalling LEDs

GPS

LED indicates GPS mode - flashing red means signal search, continuous red means the presence of a GPS signal and the number of satellites is in the range of 5 to 9 satellites, which means that GPS signal is sufficient for tripmeter operation. Blue LED indicates a signal of the highest precision - the number of satellites is greater than nine.

When GPS LED is not lit, this means:

RUN

Lights up with the complete shutdown of the display, as a sign that the operation of the device continues

REP

LED indicates connection to the repeater, and by triple blinking indicates that command is sent to an external device such as Garmin.

P1 - P2

Indicate operation of pulse inputs. When the input is enabled, the corresponding LED lights red. When the input receives road pulses LED turns blue.

On/Off switch

Tripmeter does not have a turnoff switch. After switching on it is ready to work. In the situations unrelated to direct work, in the absence of voltage in the yellow cable ("ignition"), it goes into sleep mode. You can connect the yellow cable to power supply and that will disable this functionality.

After turning on the power supply:

Finding configuration menu

Bring tripmeter to the start-up screen mode and then press MENU for three seconds. The most important rules of navigating on the menu are listed below:

Other operating principles concerning use of buttons are described for each of the sub-menu. Active value of each function is contained in square brackets.

Device settings

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Menu for setting up the main operating parameters of the device.

Usage:

buttons with arrows are for browsing through the sub-menu lines, the OK button changes the value, CLR shortly causes shift to the main branch of the menu

  • GPS – selection of GPS module
  • No module – chose it when you don’t want to use the built-in GPS module
  • Own – chose it when you want to use the built-in GPS module
  • Language - language version of the device
  • Delete - deletes the contents of the memory card. Before deleting it will ask for confirmation. Any files saved on the card will be deleted.
  • RUN -  type of device operation depending on purchased options. Possible modes are:
  • Tripmeter
  • Azimuth
  • Tripmeter + Azimuth
  • Regularity
  • JEDN. - selects units in which the measured values will be displayed: [Metric] - km , [Imperial] - miles

Time Setting

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Menu heading Time Setting leads to setting the time in the device

Operations:

Arrow buttons serve to browse the lines in a submenu, the OK button changes the value, RUN and F buttons serve to enter a digital value. Brief pressing of CLR causes an exit to to the main branch of the menu

  • Time
  • Date
  • Synchro – choose whether the time is to be synchronized with the GPS time
  • Time zone – for Poland set 1:00
  • DST - Day Saving Time – switches on or off the summer time

Azimuths Setting

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Menu heading Azimuths Setting leads to setting the functions of azimuth indicator.

Operations

The arrow buttons serve to browse the submenu lines, the OK button changes the selection or cause an entry to the next submenu. RUN and F buttons allow you to enter a digital value.

  • Waypoint radius - specifies the radius of the circle around the waypoint to which you navigate. After driving into the area of this circle, the display will show an indicator of reaching the destination. Enter the value using RUN and F buttons. Recommended value is 30 m.
  • Azimuth format – defining the way to present suggestions concerning placement of the vehicle when approaching the waypoint routing place
  • Delete ODO after azimuth – chose whether tripmeter’s ODO counter is to be deleted after routing the azimuth *

Create File

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Menu heading Create File leads to creating a file with azimuths.

Operations

The arrow buttons will change the values, brief pressing of OK button shifts the editing space, long pressing of OK button confirms the entire entry or line. Brief pressing of RUN enables to enter another azimuth, brief pressing of F button saves the whole file.

  • using the arrows select menu heading Create a File and press briefly OK button
  • using arrows and by briefly pressing OK enter the name of the file and then by long pressing of OK button save the name (the name of the file will appear in the File field)
  • by using arrows and briefly pressing OK button chose the box number and then by briefly pressing OK button save the box number (the box number will blink)
  • using the arrows and by briefly pressing OK button enter the course and the distance to the destination (the course and the distance will blink)
  • press RUN button to enable entry of the next azimuth or by lengthy pressing of F button save the file (the name of the file will blink)  

The saved file is not active. If you want to activate it choose the menu heading Active File.

File Edition

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Choose menu heading File Edition to make changes in the saved files.

Operations

Arrow buttons change values, brief pressing of OK button shifts the editing field, and lengthy pressing of OK button confirms the line or the whole field. Brief pressing of RUN button enables entry of the next azimuth.

  • using the arrows choose the menu heading File Edition and press briefly OK button
  • edit using arrows and by briefly pressing OK button select the box number then again press briefly to save box number (the box number will blink)
  • edit using arrows and by briefly pressing OK button select the course and distance to the destination ( both the course and the distance will blink)
  • press RUN button to enable entry of the next azimuth or press OK to confirm the edited file  

The edited file is not active. If you want to activate it choose the menu heading Active File.

Active File

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Menu heading Active File leads to selection of file by which the navigation will be implemented according to azimuths. The name of the active file is contained in the File field.

Operations

Arrow buttons are used to browse the files. The choice is made by pressing OK button.

  • using arrow buttons select Active File and press briefly OK button
  • select the name of the file by which you will be routing the waypoints and then press OK button. The name will be shown as an image in negative
  • press OK button to select chosen file. The name of the file will blink to indicate that it was saved
  • press CLR button to get back to menu

Copying Files

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Menu heading Copying Files leads to copying files contained in the device’s USB flash drive, e.g. for archiving.

Operations

By pressing OK button you copy the document, CLR cancels the copying process

  • using arrow buttons chose Copying Files then briefly press OK button
  • connect USB flash drive
  • press OK to copy

Program

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Menu heading Program opens the way to determining the version of the program and the full serial number of the device.  

Operations

OK button – entry to submenu, CLR exit from submenu

  • using arrow buttons select Program, then briefly press OK

Test

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Under menu heading Test there is additional information about the device. It can be needed to resolve the problems with the device.

Use

Getting started

When the tripmeter screen displays the start-up screen, press the Run button to start the measurements. There will be displayed parameters for routing the first waypoint.

Getting started

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When the tripmeter screen displays the start-up screen, press the Run button to start the measurements. There will be displayed parameters for routing the first waypoint.

The screen while driving on the azimuth will look like this:

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Operation of functions and use of buttons

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Routing waypoint

  • press briefly OK button. This will result in routing the azimuth which parameters are displayed on the screen

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Selection of azimuths for routing

  • using arrow buttons select the next azimuth for routing. By pressing the arrow pointing downwards you will see the next azimuth, by pressing the arrow pointing upwards you will see the preceding azimuth

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Manual ending of the drive to the waypoint

  • after reaching the waypoint press OK button, then you will see a list of azimuths with the next line form the file ready for routing

When on the way to waypoint you will get within the selected radius of a circle around the waypoint which you have set up in the Navigation Settings, the screen will display the cross as a sign of confirmation.

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Adjusting the screen and button backlight

  • each brief pressing of LIGHT button will cause an abrupt change of backlight until the complete turn-off of backlight. In the state of complete turn-off of backlight the RUN LED is lit

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Return-to-routing-point Function

  • after having routed the waypoint press F button to route the waypoint to the place from which you set your route. This will allow you to return the place of routing
  • after returning to the routing spot press OK to exit the Return function

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Getting back to the start-up screen

  • lengthy pressing of the MENU button – return to the start-up screen

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or

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Sending parameters on the repeater

At the start of the measurements the default parameter is sent to the repeater. However any parameter can be sent in any of the modes To do this:

  • press and hold pressed the MENU button and then press UP or Down button. Following which release both buttons. On the status bar to the right (over FILE heading) you will see the name of the parameter
  • keep pressing the arrow buttons until you will see the name of the parameter that you want to send to the repeater
  • then press OK button or leave the selected parameter which will be sent automatically after five seconds.

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Switchover between Azimuth and Tripmeter modes *

  • press briefly RUN button which will result in switching over between Azimuth and Trip]meter modes

Technical and operating data

Notes on usage

Number and registration of the tripmeter

Number of a tripmeter consists of 12 numbers. It is essential during software and options update. Keep it.

You can register your device on our website by filling the form.


Warranty

Warranty covers a period of 60 months from the date of sale.

Warranty will hold only in case of use of the product for its intended purpose. Warranty covers defects of the product that prevent its further intended use. Warranty does not cover defects caused by mechanical damage, alterations, normal wear of the elements, etc.

This warranty is valid only with proof of purchase.

SPARKELECTRONICS Robert Skierski,

Office: 01-424 Warsaw, Al. Prymasa Tysiąclecia 78a, tel / fax : 022 836-24-51 

www.rajdowe-haldy.pl