B&G Vulcan Series Getting Started

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Summary of Vulcan Series

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    English vulcan series getting started bandg.Com.

  • Page 3: Contents

    Contents 7 introduction 7 the home page 8 application pages 10 basic operation 10 system controls dialog 10 turning the system on and off 11 selecting pages and panels 11 adjusting panel size 12 adding new favorite pages 12 creating a man overboard waypoint 14 charts 14 the chart panel 15 showing du...

  • Page 4: 25 Time and Wind Plots

    25 time and wind plots 25 the time plot panel 25 wind plot panel 26 autopilot 26 safe operation with the autopilot 26 activating the autopilot 27 switching from automatic mode to manual steering 27 autopilot indication on the pages 28 the autopilot panel 29 echosounder 29 the echosounder image 30 vi...

  • Page 7: Introduction

    Introduction this manual provides an overview of the product and its features. For more detailed information about the features, functions and options, refer to the operator manual. You can access the operator manual from the files option in the tools panel, refer to "files" on page 42. The home pag...

  • Page 8: Application Pages

    4 favorites select a button to display the panel combination. Press and hold a favorite button to enter edit mode for the favorites panel. 5 man over board (mob) button select to save a man over board (mob) waypoint at the current vessel position. Application pages each application connected to the ...

  • Page 9: Pre-Configured Split Pages

    6 alarm message displayed if dangerous situations or system faults occur. 7 menu panel specific menu. Pre-configured split pages each full screen application has several pre-configured split pages, featuring the selected application combined with each of the other panels. Ú note: the number of pre-c...

  • Page 10: Basic Operation

    Basic operation system controls dialog the system controls dialog provides quick access to basic system settings. You display the dialog by making a short press on the power key or by swiping down from the top of the screen. The icons displayed on the dialog can vary. For example, the adjust splits ...

  • Page 11: Selecting Pages and Panels

    Selecting pages and panels selecting a page • select a full page panel by selecting the relevant application button on the home page • select a favorite page by selecting the relevant favorite button • select a predefined split panel by pressing and holding the relevant application icon select activ...

  • Page 12: Adding New Favorite Pages

    Adding new favorite pages 1. Select the new icon in the favorite panel on the home page to open the page editor dialog 2. Drag and drop page icons to set up a new page Ú note: vulcan 5 favorite pages can have a maximum of 2 applications. Vulcan 7 fs favorite pages can have a maximum of 4 application...

  • Page 13: Delete A Mob Waypoint

    • the system displays navigation information back to the mob waypoint multiple mob waypoints are saved by repeatedly pressing the mob buttons. The vessel continues to show navigation information to the initial mob waypoint. Navigation to subsequent mob waypoints needs to be done manually. Delete a m...

  • Page 14: Charts

    Charts the chart function displays your vessel’s position relative to land and other chart objects. On the chart panel you can plan and navigate routes, place waypoints, and display ais targets. The chart panel 1 mob (man over board) mark 2 vessel with extension line (extension line is optional) 3 w...

  • Page 15: Showing Dual Chart Types

    * optional chart items. You turn the optional chart items on/off individually from the chart settings dialog. Showing dual chart types if you have different chart types available - embedded or in the card slot - you can show two different chart types simultaneously on a page with two chart panels. Y...

  • Page 16: Measuring Distance

    Without removing your finger from the screen, drag the selection circle over the desired item to display item information. When you remove your finger from the screen the cursor reverts to normal cursor operation. Measuring distance the cursor can be used to measure the distance between your vessel ...

  • Page 17: Chart Orientation

    Chart orientation several options are available for how the chart is rotated in the panel. The chart orientation symbol in the panel’s upper right corner indicates the north direction. North up heading up course up north up displays the chart with north upward. Heading up displays the chart with the...

  • Page 18: Find Objects On Chart Panels

    Ú note: pop-up information has to be enabled in chart settings to see basic item information. Find objects on chart panels you can search for other vessels or various chart items from a chart panel. Activate the cursor on the panel to search from the cursor position. If the cursor is not active, the...

  • Page 19: Waypoints

    Waypoints, routes, and tracks waypoints a waypoint is a user generated mark positioned on a chart, or on the echosounder image. Each waypoint has an exact position with latitude and longitude coordinates. A waypoint positioned on the echosounder image has a depth value, in addition to position infor...

  • Page 20: Edit A Waypoint

    Edit a waypoint you can edit all information about a waypoint from the edit waypoint dialog. This dialog is activated by selecting the waypoint's pop-up, or from the menu when the waypoint is activated. The dialog can also be accessed from the waypoints tool on the home page. Routes a route consists...

  • Page 21: Tracks

    - if you set the new routepoint outside the route, the new routepoint is added after the last point in the route 4. Drag a routepoint to move it to a new position 5. Save the route by selecting the save option in the menu. Ú note: the menu changes depending on the selected edit option. All edits are...

  • Page 22: Navigating

    Navigating the navigation function included in the system allows you to navigate to the cursor position, to a waypoint, or along a predefined route. If autopilot functionality is included in your system, the autopilot can be set to automatically navigate the vessel. For information about positioning...

  • Page 23: Sailsteer Panel

    Sailsteer panel the sailsteer panel provides a composite view of key sailing data. All data is displayed relative to the yacht’s bow, providing a clear and easy to understand image of important sailing data. The sailsteer panel can be shown as a full screen panel, or in a multi-panel page. The numbe...

  • Page 24: Sail Time Calculations

    9 active (next) waypoint id, routepoint id, or cursor 10 rudder angle 11 magnetic variation 12 tide rate and relative direction* * optional images. You can turn the optional images on/off from the menu. Selecting data fields for the sailsteer panel data sources connected to the system can be viewed ...

  • Page 25: Time and Wind Plots

    Time and wind plots the system can present data history in different plots. The plots can be displayed in full page, or combined with other panels. The time plot panel the time plot panel consists of two predefined layouts. You switch between the layouts by selecting the left and right panel arrows....

  • Page 26: Autopilot

    Autopilot if an ac12n, ac42n, or an h5000 autopilot computer is connected to the system, autopilot functionality is available in the system. The system does not allow for more than one autopilot computer on the network. The display unit automatically detects the autopilot computer available on the n...

  • Page 27: Steering

    Switching from automatic mode to manual steering you switch the autopilot to stby mode from any automatic operation mode from the autopilot pop-up or the physical standby button. Autopilot indication on the pages 1 autopilot indication in status bar 2 autopilot pop-up 3 autopilot tile in instrument ...

  • Page 28: The Autopilot Panel

    As long as the autopilot pop-up is active, you cannot operate the background panel or its menu. You remove the pop-up from a page by selecting the x in the upper right corner. You turn it on again by selecting the autopilot tile in the instrument bar. The following pop-ups are available: autopilot c...

  • Page 29: Echosounder

    Echosounder the echosounder function provides a view of the water and bottom beneath your vessel, allowing you to detect fish and examine the structure of the sea floor. The echosounder image 1 depth 2 temperature 3 frequency and zoom scale 4 bottom 5 zoom buttons 6 depth range scale 7 instrument pa...

  • Page 30: Viewing Echosounder History

    Viewing echosounder history you can view echosounder history by panning the image. To resume normal scrolling, select the clear cursor menu option. Setting up the image use the echosounder menu options to set up the image. When the cursor is active, some options on the echosounder menu are replaced ...

  • Page 31: Structurescan

    Structurescan structurescan hd uses high frequencies to provide a high resolution, picture-like image of the seabed. The structurescan image the view the structurescan panel can be set up as a downscan image, or showing left/right side scanning. The downscan image can also be added as an overlay to ...

  • Page 32: Setting Up The Image

    2 temperature 3 frequency 4 bottom 5 zoom (downscan) / range (sidescan) icons 6 range scale setting up the image use the structurescan menu options to set up the image. When the cursor is active, some options on the structurescan menu are replaced with cursor mode features. Select clear cursor to re...

  • Page 33: Forwardscan

    Forwardscan forwardscan sonar is a navigational aid that helps you monitor the underwater environment in front of your vessel while carrying out slow speed maneuvers. To use the forwardscan feature you must have a forwardscan transducer mounted on your vessel. For installation instructions, refer to...

  • Page 34: Setting Up The Image

    5 bottom 6 depth history setting up the image use the forwardscan menu options to set up the image. When the cursor is active, some options on the forwardscan menu are replaced with cursor mode features. Select clear cursor to return to the normal forwardscan menu. Main menu view menu heading extens...

  • Page 36: Instrument Panels

    Instrument panels the instruments panels consist of multiple gauges - analog, digital and bar - that can be customized to display selected data. The instruments panel displays data on dashboards, and you can define up to ten dashboards within the instruments panel. Ú note: to include fuel/engine inf...

  • Page 37: Wireless Connection

    Wireless connection gofree wireless connectivity gives you the ability to: • use a wireless device to remotely view (smartphone and tablet) and control the system (tablet only). • access the gofree shop. • upload your sonar logs to create custom maps at insight genesis. • download software updates •...

  • Page 38: Audio

    Audio if a sonichub server or a fusion marine entertainment system is connected to the nmea 2000 network, you can use the vulcan to control and customize the audio system on your vessel. When connected to a wm-3 satellite module with an active subscription, you can include siriusxm products on your ...

  • Page 39: The Audio Panel

    The audio panel you activate the audio panel by activating the audio tile in the instrument bar. The control buttons, tools and options vary from one audio source to another as described later in this chapter. 1 audio source 2 audio control buttons 3 audio tile 4 audio tools operating the audio syst...

  • Page 40: Alarms

    Alarms alarm system the system continuously checks for dangerous situations and system faults while the system is running. When an alarm situation occurs, an alarm message pops up on the screen. If you have enabled the siren, the alarm message is followed by an audible alarm, and the switch for exte...

  • Page 41: Tools

    Tools by default, the tools panel includes icons used for accessing options and tools that are not specific to any panel. When external equipment is integrated to the unit, new icons might be added to the tools panel. These icons are used for accessing the external equipment's features. Waypoints/ro...

  • Page 42: Sun, Moon

    Message listing list of all messages received from other ais vessels with time stamp. Sun, moon displays sunrise, sunset, moonrise and moonset for a position based on entered date and the position’s latitude/longitude. Trip calculator trip 1 / trip 2 displays voyage and engine information, with rese...

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    You can also upload your echosounder logs to be shared on social map charts. When you log on, the system automatically gives you a notification if a new software version is available for your system. If an update is available, you can download it to a card slot or defer the download until later. Too...

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