Display Compatibility: The
NVE-N852A navigation system requires an optional display. For a simple,
dedicated navigation display, the NVE-N852A can be connected to one of the
following Alpine monitors: TME-M580, TME-M760, or TME-M790. Or, for a full-blown
system, you can connect the
NVE-N852A to any of the following Alpine Mobile Multimedia Stations: CVA-1003,
CVA-1006, or IVA-C801.
Disc Compatibility: The
NVE-N852A is compatible with DVD-ROM navigation map discs only and cannot play
standard video DVDs.
DVD Navigation Map: The
supplied DVD-ROM covers the entire
continental United States, with portions of Canada.
Automatic Route Calculation:
The navigation system displays and tracks your vehicle's position and movement
via a moving map display. When you input a destination, the navigation system
quickly calculates a route and guides you with pictorial displays and voice
Map Guidance Displays: Once the
route has been calculated and driving begins, the Basic Guidance Display
automatically appears. Pressing the MP/RG button on the remote allows you to
select the Detailed Map Display for more information. When you approach an
intersection, the Zoomed Intersection Map of that intersection is
Destination Input: The
Destination Menu gives you many different ways to choose your destination:
- Address: you can input your
destination's address by street and city
- Intersection: you can enter
the intersection of two streets and make it your destination
- Point of Interest: you can
enter a Point of Interest in one of three ways: by place name, place type,
or phone number
- Recent Destination: if your
destination is one of the twenty most recent route calculations, you can
recall that destination
- Address Book: if a location
has already been placed into your personal address book, you can recall the
location for use as a destination
- Directly from the Map Display:
allows selection of a new destination directly from a street segment or
Point of Interest icon on the Detailed Map Display
- Origin of the Route: guides
you to the starting point of your last calculated route, allowing you to set
a return route
Address Book: Up to 99
addresses can be stored alphabetically in the Address Book.
Waypoints: You can set up to 5
waypoints from your current location to the current destination.
Local Places: The navigation
system can display up to 7 types of Points of Interest in an area six miles
around the cursor position when you scroll the map. These include ATMs, banks,
gas stations, grocery stores, hotels, parking lots, and restaurants.
Today's Plan Function: Today's
Plan will calculate the most efficient travel order for multiple destinations.
Up to 8 destinations can be stored in Today's Plan. This function has two
settings, Auto and Manual. The Manual setting will route you to each destination
in the order that they were entered. The Auto setting will route you to each
destination in the most efficient travel order.
Setting Current Position: This
function allows you to correct any error in the position or direction of your
vehicle icon in the display.
Displaying the Entire Route:
The navigation system allows you to view the entire route so you can verify if
the route calculation is correct.
Route Calculation Method:
Depending on the time of day, you may want to alter the way the system
calculates the route. You can choose from the following route calculation
- Quickest: calculates the
most efficient way to arrive at your destination
- Maximize Freeways:
calculates a route that makes most efficient use of freeways
- Minimize Freeways:
calculates a route that uses mostly surface streets
- Minimize Toll Roads:
calculates a route that minimizes the number of toll roads
Off-route Recalculation: If you
deviate from the suggested route, the system can recalculate a route to get you
back on the way to your destination. You can choose to have the system
automatically recalculate the route or await confirmation before recalculating
Detour Function: If during a
route you require the system to detour around an obstacle, you may use the
Detour button to automatically recalculate a new route.
Plan Function: While en route
to your first destination in Today's Plan, you may change the first destination.
Map Screen Orientation: You can
select one of the following map screen orientations:
- North Up: the map display is
positioned so that north is always at the top of the screen. The Present
Vehicle Position icon will rotate on the map.
- Heading Up: the Present
Vehicle Position icon can be positioned so that its current direction is
always pointing to the top of the screen. In this case, the icon remains
frozen in the center of the display while the map rotates with each turn.
Estimated Time Display: When
the system calculates a route, it also estimates the time it will take to arrive
at the destination. It will display this estimate as the arrival time, or the
time remaining to reach the destination.
Assumed Speed: You can fine
tune the parameters that influence the calculation of travel time. If you are a
slower or faster driver, the assumed speed setting can be adjusted accordingly.
Adjustable Voice Guidance
Type/Frequency: The system allows you to choose the type or frequency of
audible prompts you receive as you are guided along your route. When set to the
Minimum mode, the system will emit tones only when approaching upcoming
maneuvers. When set to the Normal mode, the system will emit tones and voice
instructions when approaching upcoming maneuvers.
Audio Interrupt: The Audio
Interrupt function allows the navigation system to mute a compatible radio while
voice prompts are being played. Note: For this feature to work, the pink
mute wire of this unit must be connected to the cellular mute wire of your head
Recalibration: If you install
the navigation system into a different vehicle or replace the tires on your
current vehicle, the system is automatically recalibrated.
Backup: The navigation system
will automatically back up your new settings when the ignition switch is turned
off. Using the menu system, you can manually back up the settings.
Mounting: Using the supplied
hardware, the NVE-N852A can be mounted on the floor or under the rear deck
of your vehicle. The unit can be mounted up to 30 degrees from horizontal.