Compass*

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When you turn the ignition switch to ON the compass display appears. , the compass self-calibrates, and the compass display appears.

Compass Calibration

If the compass indicates the wrong direction, or the compass display blinks, you need to manually calibrate the system.

1. Turn the ignition switch to ON (w.

1. Turn the ignition switch to ON (w.

2. Press and hold the SETUP button until the display shows the compass setting menu list.

3. Rotate then press  . to select Calibration, then press .

4. When the display changes to Start Calibration, press

4. When the display changes to Start Calibration, press 5. Drive the vehicle slowly in two circles. .

5. Drive the vehicle slowly in two circles.

 - The compass starts to show a direction after the calibration. The CAL indicator goes off.

Compass

Compass calibration can be affected under the following conditions:

Driving near power lines or stations

Crossing a bridge

Passing a large vehicle, or driving near a large object that can cause a magnetic disturbance

When accessories such as antennas and roof racks are mounted by magnets

On some models, the Compass Calibration screen is displayed but Calibration and Zone Adjust will not respond if selected.

Compass Calibration

Calibrate the compass in an open area.

While setting the compass:

The RETURN button returns to the previous screen.

The SETUP button cancels the setting mode.

Compass Zone Selection

1. Turn the ignition switch to ON 

1. Turn the ignition switch to ON  2. Press and hold the SETUP button until the display shows the compass .

2. Press and hold the SETUP button until the display shows the compass setting menu list.

3. Rotate then press  . The display shows the to select Zone Adjust, then press current zone number. . The display shows the current zone number.

4. Rotate of your area (See Zone Map), then press to select the zone number of your area (See Zone Map), then press .

Compass Zone Selection

Compass Zone Selection

The zone selection is done to compensate the variation between magnetic north and true north. If the calibration starts while the audio system is in use, the display returns to normal after the calibration is completed.

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