FeaturesInputs and Outputs
Overview: The Jensen NAV102 is an add-on GPS navigation
module designed to integrate with select Jensen navigation-ready touchscreen
monitor multimedia head units such as the; VM9213, VM9223, VM9224, VM9413, VM9423,
and the VM9312HD It includes routing
and map software and provides turn-by-turn route guidance.
Note: NAV102 is backward
compatible with the following 12 Series head units;VM9512HD and VM9022HD. If
the NAV102 is to be connected to the following head units, a software update
to the head unit will be necessary. The software update DVD-ROM is available
from horizonnav.com for $89.99.
Map Software: The Jensen NAV102 comes supplied with a 2GB
SD-card preloaded with the NavMate navigation engine and Tele Atlas map data.
The map data covers the continental US, Alaska, Hawaii and Canada. All user information such as settings, bookmarks and recently visited location are stored on the SD memory card and not on the device.
Note: The DVD disc that comes
supplied with the NAV102 is only for back-up map data in case the SD card
becomes corrupt. If the SD card needs to be
reloaded with navigation engine/map data, then the DVD map disc should
be loaded onto your desktop or laptop computer along with an SD card
reader, so the data can be loaded to the SD card. The VM series Jensen
headunits will not read the DVD map data discs directly.
GPS Antenna: The Jensen NAV102 features an external Sirf III
20-channel GPS antenna. The antenna features a 16.25' cord and a magnetic base.
The preferred antenna location, free from obstruction) is on the top of the
vehicle (roof or trunk area). When placed on the dashboard of a vehicle,
performance may be reduced due to obstruction caused by the vehicle's windshield
or roof. The antenna measures 1.375" wide x 0.5" tall x 1.5625" deep.
Installation: The NAV102 should be installed under the back or front
seat. It can also be installed in the trunk, if necessary. The unit is supplied
with a 13' SmartBus cable to connect to your compatible Jensen headunit.
The navigation module features integrated mounting brackets to secure the unit in place
(screws not supplied). You should not
install the NAV102 where it will come in contact with water or direct sunlight.
Map View Modes: The NAV102's map is the core component of the unit. It
will be centered on your current location by default, provided you have a GPS
connection. You can browse the map, display information about the different
locations shown on it and choose them for routing and navigating from your
connected Jensen multimedia touchscreen headunit. The map features two view
- Tracking Mode: In the Tracking mode, the map follows your actual
position (GPS position), displaying information about your geographic
position, your speed, etc. The GPS position is indicated by a red/blue arrow on
the screen of your compatible Jensen headunit.
- Browsing Mode: During Browsing mode, you can use your finger or
stylus to browse the map on your Jensen's touchscreen headunit. The selected
position will be identified by a crosshair cursor. The screen is highlighted
in orange when in Browsing mode.
Navigation Screen With Voice Guidance: The unit's navigation screen
displays your route (in yellow) and your surroundings on your connected Jensen
multimedia headunit. A green arrow identifies your current position. The red
arrow will indicate the direction of your next turn. The upcoming maneuver is
also visualized in the upper left corner, along with the distance to that turn.
When you come up to a turn, you will hear a voice command at the appropriate
time through your vehicle's speaker system once this unit is connected to your
compatible Jensen multimedia headunit. You can select either a male or female
English voice for the unit's voice commands as well as increase or decrease the
volume of the unit's voice commands. A checkered flag symbol will indicate your
Map Settings: The NAV102 allows you to select which and how many icons
are displayed on the map screen. You can also adjust the brightness of the map
screen from Day, Night or Auto. Choosing Auto will allow the map screen to dim
or brighten automatically according to the time of day. In addition, you can
choose from a 2D or 3D display mode with the following options.
- Track Up: This mode will display the map with the vehicle
direction always pointing up. The map will rotate and move accordingly
during navigation while the green arrow representing your vehicle stays up
- North Up: This mode will display the map with North always pointing
upward. The map will not rotate during navigation. The green arrow
representing your vehicle will rotate and move according to the vehicle
location on the map.
- Split Screen: You can choose to view both 2D and 3D mode
simultaneously on a split-screen.
On-Screen Keyboard: The
NAV102 displays an on-screen keyboard on your compatible Jensen headunit's
touchscreen monitor so you can easily type in your destination.
Look Ahead Feature: The
NAV102 offers a convenient interactive look-ahead search function to prevent
your from misspelling a destination. Only keys that lead to a search result can
be pressed; all other are grayed out. After entering the second character, only
letters that can be used to spell an existing destination will be available for
selection of the third character, the fourth character, and so on.
Navigation Search Modes: You can choose your destination,
either by searching for an address, choosing an entry from the POI (point of
interest) directory, selecting a location from the map, or by choosing a
destination from a saved list of recently visited locations or your saved
address book (favorites)
- Address Book: The Address Book allows you to save a
Home and Work address, Favorite addresses and Trip addresses so you can
navigate back to them quickly.
- Find Address: This mode allows you to select your destination by
entering address information such as State, City, Street, and House Number.
- POI Search: The POI finder allows you to quickly find points of
interest such as gas stations, restaurants, hotels, banks, etc. in a
database of over 11 million POIs. These places can be near your current
position or at any other location. You can also create personalize
categories of Point-of-Interest destinations.
- Map Location: This mode allows you to use your finger to press a
location on the map using your Jensen headunit's touchscreen to select a
- Coordinates: You can use this feature to route to a destination
by directly entering latitude and longitude values.
- Recent Location: This list stores the last 15 addresses or destinations
you traveled to in which you can choose to navigate back to. After 15
entries, the oldest destination will be deleted and the newest entry added
to the top of the list. Recent addresses cannot be deleted manually.
Route Type: You can choose for the NAV102 to guide you along either
the shortest or fastest route. You can also select the unit to use or avoid the
following types of roadways - Toll Roads, Highways, or Ferries.
Intersection Zoom: As you
approach an intersection, the map will automatically zoom in to show a close-up
view of the roads near the intersection point on the right side of the screen.
This is a list of all the upcoming maneuvers (turns) along your route.
Route Interruptions: If you intentionally or accidentally leave your
current route, the NavMate software will automatically recalculate the route and
prompt you to get back on track to your destination. If you leave a route to
make a stop, the NavMate software will remember your destination and ask you if
you want to continue on your route.
Detour: If you are unable to complete a route as calculated, you can
add a Detour to the route that will allow you to stay on track to your
destination. You can avoid the current road or next road, avoid a specific road,
and set the detour distance and routing criteria.
Trip Computer: The Trip Computer provides information about your
vehicle speed, trip related timing, elevation, odometer, and clock.
Trail Book: The Trail Book feature allows you to create a path using
map points when navigation data is not available.
Simulation: This feature allows you to plan your route in
advance, choosing multiple stopovers along your trip. The NAV102 will then
simulate the route for you by calculating the route based on your entered
destination, but not actually perform navigation guidance based on GPS signals.
Inputs and Outputs
Smart Bus: Proprietary plug for
included cable to connect from the NAV102 to compatible Jensen head unit.
GPS ANT: Threaded
connector for supplied GPS antenna.
SD Card: SD memory card slot for supplied SD-card
loaded with map data.