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Multi-Functional Display

Version:3.00.340

Utilities
Date of Issue: February 2016
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents 3
Printing House Conventions 6
List of Documents 6
Preamble 7
Annotation 8
List of Abbreviations 8
Chapter 1. Transas Integrator 9
Purpose of Transas Integrator 10
Transas Integrator Structure 10
Chapter 2. Description of Data Tool Utility 13
Software Description 14
Purpose 14
Data Tool Utility Window 14
Toolbar 15
Feature Selection Window 15
Internal Group 16
External Group 19
Internal and External Panels Area 20
Sort Options Window 21
Information Panels Area 21
File Converting Windows 22
Log Book Converter Window 22
Select Items and Deselect Items Windows 22
File Data Display Windows 24
Text File Data Display Window 24
Toolbar 24
Text Display Area 25
Graphic File Window 25
Processing of Data Files by Data Tool Utility 26
Data Tool Start/Stop Operations 26
File Selection 27
Copying Data onto External Carrier 28
Copying Data from an External Carrier 29
Converting of Electronic Ship Log Data File 30
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Converting of Track Files to Text Files 32


Converting of Route Files to Text Files 33
Viewing and Printing Out of File Data 34
Converting of Route Files Used in the NS 2500 (2400) 35
Chapter 3. Datum Transformation Utility 37
General 38
Chapter 4. Colour Diagrams Utility 41
General 42
Chapter 5. Description of Play Back Utility 45
Software Description 46
Purpose 46
Play Back Control Window 48
Playback of the Own Ship Track in Play Back Utility 49
Playback of Target Tracks in Play Back Utility 50
Playback of Radar Overlay in Play Back Utility 50
Playback of Other Data 51
Using of Play Back Utility 51
Play Back Start/Stop Operations 51
Viewing Recorded Data 52
Chapter 6. Description of First Aid Utility 57
Software Description 58
Product Page 59
Registry Page 59
Using of First Aid 60
First Aid Start/Stop Operations 60
Elimination of Typical Faults 61
Elimination of Faults Caused by the Breaking of the Dongle 61
Activation of “Frozen” Dongle 62
Evaluation License Expired 63
Hang-Up or Impossible to Start the MFD 64
Drawing of Troubleshooting Report 64
How to Send a Request for Repairs 66
Chapter 7. Reception and Processing of Weather Forecasts 67
Weather Forecast Subscription 68
Weather Forecast Update 70
Report the Problem 71
Routes Exchange 72
Chapter 8. License Update Wizard 77
License Update Wizard 78
Chapter 9. Recovery Points 81
General 82
Creating Recovery Points 82
Recovering Data 83
Deleting Recovery Points 85
Chapter 10. Configuration Display 87

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Configuration Display Start/Stop Operations 88


Chapter 11. Hotkeys Editor 91
HotKeys Editor Start/Stop Operations 92
Work with HotKeys Editor 93
Chapter 12. Transas Gateway Connection 95
Transas Gateway Connection 96

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Printing House Conventions


Sample of notation Usage comments

Setup.exe Messages, commands, files, folders and other Windows OS


info

<Enter> Keyboard key names

Button Buttons

Interface Names of windows, pages, panels

Menu Menu items

Ahead User interface elements and the ECDIS task objects

Multi-Functional Display (v. 3.00.340). ECDIS User Names and sections of documents
Manual

Note, Warning, Caution Note, Warning, Caution

Auxiliary text Auxiliary text

Cross reference Cross reference

http://www.amver.com URL
Table 1. Printing House Conventions

List of Documents
Multi-Functional Display (v. 3.00.340). ECDIS User Manual.
Multi-Functional Display (v. 3.00.340). RADAR User Manual .
Multi-Functional Display (v. 3.00.340). Functional Description.
Multi-Functional Display (v. 3.00.340). Additional Functions.
Multi-Functional Display (v. 3.00.340). ECDIS Quick Reference.
Multi-Functional Display (v. 3.00.340). RADAR Quick Reference.
Multi-Functional Display (v. 3.00.340). Installation Guide Part I.
Multi-Functional Display (v. 3.00.340). Installation Guide Part II.
Multi-Functional Display (v. 3.00.340). Utilities.
Navi-Sailor 4100 ECDIS (v. 2.00.348). Special Functions.
Navi-Planner 4000 (v. 3.00.346). User Manual.

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Preamble
This preamble provides general information for the work with document.

Annotation 8
List of Abbreviations 8
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Annotation
The purposes of this book is to provide the user with an idea about interfaces and operating principles of
MFD utilities and give the guidelines in the solution of various tasks, which may arise during utilities handling.

List of Abbreviations
l ADP – Admiralty Digital Publication;
l ASCII – American Standard Code for Information Interchange;
l AUX – Auxiliary;
l BAM - Bridge Alarm Management;
l BNWAS – Bridge Navigational Watch Alarm System;
l ECDIS – Electronic Chart Display and Information System;

l ENC – Electronic Navigational Chart;

l IEC – International Electrotechnical Commission;

l HO – Hydrographical Office;

l IMO – International Maritime Organisation;

l INFO – Information;

l MNS – Marine Navigation Systems;

l N/A – Not available;

l NS – Navi-Sailor;

l RNC – Raster Navigational Chart;

l SENC – System Electronic Navigational Chart;

l TFAP – Transas Firewall and Antivirus Protector;

l WF – Word Folio.

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Chapter 1.
Transas Integrator
This chapter provides a description of the utility which allows to protect access to
Windows resources.
Purpose of Transas Integrator 10
Transas Integrator Structure 10
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Purpose of Transas Integrator


Transas Integrator software facility is intended for:

l Protecting access to Windows XP resources;


l Running manually the tasks included in the MFD.

Transas Integrator Structure


To call Transas Integrator window, press the <Ctrl> + <Alt> + <I> combination
of the buttons on ES6 keyboard or button on the Chart panel toolbar of the ECDIS task. The menu
allows tasks to be run. Some tasks required input of a password and area accessible for the system engineer
only. The main tasks are marked off with a brighter background. The Transas Integrator allows running the
following tasks:

l Turning the WS off;

l Restart the WS;

l ECDIS;

l RADAR;

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l Conning;

l BAM (BNWAS inside); the task allows display alerts and their history;
BNWAS; the task enables Bridge Navigational Watch alarm System;

l Wave;

l Navi-Planner; the task allows planning routes and voyages;

l Playback; the task allows reproducing information archived by the ECDIS task;

l Data Tool; the task is intended for handling files used for MFD operation;

l Service Tools; to call the menu of service utilities;

l ADP;the task is intended for handling Admiralty Digital Publication software;

l SPOS; the task allows receive a weather forecasts, process it and used them in the
ECDIS task;

l USB Eject;

l Help;

l Gateway.

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Service utilities made available by pressing the Service Tools button:

l Task Manager (accessible to the system engineer only); the task allows use of
standard Windows applications;

l System Configuration (accessible to the system engineer only); the task is intended


for the connection of external devices, MFD configuring and setup;

l Recovery Points; the task allows save and recover configuration;

l First Aid; the task is intended for the MFD troubleshooting;

l Autorun; the task allows configure automatic start of utilities during the system start;

l Configuration Display; the task allows to display MFD configuration and running
applications;

l Datum Converter; the task is intended for converting geographic coordinates to WGS
84 datum;

l Colour Diagrams; the task is intended for calibrating the monitor’s main colour
palette;

l Hotkey Editor; the task allows set up hotkey buttons;

l License Update; this wizard is intended for updating the product license.

l Navi-Planner 4000 Configuration; the task is intended for the Navi-Planner 4000


configuring and setup;

l Bridge Alarm Management Configuration; the task is intended for the cBAM and


BNWAS configuring and setup.

For more detailed description of the task, see below.

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Chapter 2.
Description of Data Tool Utility
This chapter provides a description of the utility, which allows the MFD archives to be
handled.
Software Description 14
Purpose 14
Data Tool Utility Window 14
File Converting Windows 22
File Data Display Windows 24
Processing of Data Files by Data Tool Utility 26
Data Tool Start/Stop Operations 26
File Selection 27
Copying Data onto External Carrier 28
Copying Data from an External Carrier 29
Converting of Electronic Ship Log Data File 30
Converting of Track Files to Text Files 32
Converting of Route Files to Text Files 33
Viewing and Printing Out of File Data 34
Converting of Route Files Used in the NS 2500 (2400) 35
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Software Description
Purpose
The Data Tool utility is designed for work with the MFD system archive data files and allows the following
operations to be performed:

l To copy the MFD data onto an external carrier and the other way round;
l To move the MFD data onto an external carrier and the other way round;
l To delete data from the MFD program;
l To view and print out archive data.

Data Tool Utility Window


Press button for run the Data Tool utility.

After the utility is run, the screen displays a control window:

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The Data Tool utility window consists of the following parts:

l Toolbar;
l Feature selection window;
l Internal group;
l External group;
l Internal and External panels area;
l Information panel area.

Toolbar
l To exit from the utility;

l To copy selected files;

l To move selected files;

l To delete selected files;

l To select a group of files by entering any number of characters from their names (including
extension) in Select Items window;

l To deselect a group of files;

l To view the contents of selected files;

l To convert the selected file from binary to text format (files with *.cvt, *.txt extension);

l To call a window with information on the software product.

Feature Selection Window


Files of the features are stored separately, and are selected with the Feature drop-down list:

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Internal Group

Internal list represents archive files stored in the MFD.


The list of files for Track feature consists of the following file groups:

Name File contents Name File contents

System Log Electronic system logbooks; Ship’s Logbook Created, saved and converted to
Book/Tracks/Targets Ownship/targets tracks and radar (PDF) *.pdf format ship’s logbooks
picture

Log book to text Created, saved and converted to Ship’s Logbook Created, saved and converted to
text (*.txt) format system (HTML) *.html format ship’s logbooks
logbooks

Track to cvt Created, saved and converted to Tracks Merging Created by Track Merging utility
text (*.cvt) format ownship and combined tracks
targets tracks

Track to txt Created, saved and converted to


text (*.txt) format ownship
tracks

The list of files for Maps feature consists of the following file groups:

Name File contents Name File contents

Maps Created and saved maps Add Info import Created saved and converted to
from NS2500 text format user files (including
user files from NS 2500)1

Symbol tables Files with tables of point object Text to Maps Converted to text format map files
symbols

Attachments Graphic files attached to the map Text to Manual Converted to text updating objects
(picture) objects (Add Info) Correction files

Attachments (text) Text files attached to the map Maps to text Created and saved map files
objects (Add Info)

Manual Correction Created and saved updating objects Manual Created and saved updating objects
Correction to files
text

1– there is no conversion of files with map objects in this version.

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The list of files for Conning feature consists of the following file group:

Name File contents

Update *.dat file Updating file

The list of files for Route feature consists of the following file groups:

Name File contents Name File contents

Route Routes created Text to route Created, saved and converted to


and saved text format routes

Route convert from Route files created in NS Route export Converted routes to various
NS 2500 2400/2500 systems formats

Route to text Created, saved and converted to


text format routes

The list of files for Screenshot feature consists of the following file groups:

Name File contents Name File contents

Sailor Graphic files created when the AMS Graphic files created when the
screen graphic copies are made in screen graphic copies are made in
ECDIS task AMS task
(<Ctrl> + <P>)
(<Ctrl> + <P>)

Radar Graphic files created when the Navi-Planner Graphic files created when the
screen graphic copies are made in screen graphic copies are made in
RADAR task Navi-Planner
(<Ctrl> + <P>) (<Ctrl> + <P>)

Conning Graphic files created when the


screen graphic copies are made in
Conning task
(<Ctrl> + <P>)

The list of files for ComTrace feature consists of the following file group:

Name File contents

COMTrace Created COMTrace file

The list of files for SPOS feature consists of the following file group:

Name File contents

SPOS SPOS weather


and subscription files

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The list of files for Ship DB feature consists of the following file groups (for NS 4100 software only):

Name File contents Name File contents

Ship DB Lloyd’s Register Ship Database User Ship Photo User ship photo files
file

The list of files for Target reports feature consists of the following file groups (for NS 4100 software only):

Name File contents Name File contents

GOLD Message Text reports in OTG message AIS targets list Text files containing the current
format list of AIS targets

The list of files for Voice Records feature consists of the following file group:

Name File contents

Voice Records Voice files in *.wav format

The list of files for SPO objects feature consists of the following file group:

Name File contents

SPO objects SPO Object configuration files

The list of files for User Configuration feature consists of the following file groups:

Name File contents Name File contents

bridge Bridge User Configuration files radar RADAR task Local User


Configuration files

sailor ECDIS task Local User default Default ECDIS and RADAR tasks


Configuration files Local User Configuration files

The list of files for AIS Data feature consists of the following file group:

Name File contents

AIS Safety messages AIS Safety messages database file

The list of files for Security Scheme feature consists of the following file group(for NS 4100 software only):

Name File contents

Security Scheme File with security settings

The list of files for AMS History feature consists of the following file groups:

Name File contents Name File contents

AMS History (PDF) Created and saved to *.pdf AMS History (HTML) Created and saved to *.html
format file AMS History format file AMS History

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The list of files for Tactical Objects feature consists of the following file groups (for NS 4100 software only):

Name File contents Name File contents

Templates Files with tactical objects Moving havens Moving objects configuration
templates files

Configs Tactical objects configuration


files

The list of files for Clear bearing feature consists of the following file group:

Name File contents

Configs Clear bearing configuration files

The list of files for LDL feature consists of the following file group (for NS 4100 software only):

Name File contents

Configs LDL configuration files

The list of files for Ship Profile feature consists of the following file group (for NS 4100 software only):

Name File contents

Ship Profile Ship profile configuration files

External Group

External group allows selection of folders on the external carrier where archive data files are stored.

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Internal and External Panels Area

Internal and External panels area contains lists of and information on files on the internal (MFD directory) and
external carriers in the following form:

l Filename – file name;


l Data and Time – date/time when the file was created or last modified
(by the computer time);
l Size – file size in bytes.

On Internal panel, lines in files of Log Book and Track groups can be highlighted in the following colors:

l Yellow – files not more than 7 days old (moving and deleting operations on files are prohibited);
l Blue – selected files;
l White – all the rest.

In addition, functional context menu is provided by pressing the right trackball/mouse button.

The menu operating principle is similar to the functional buttons with a new function added: Sort by... which
calls Sort Options window for selecting the file arrangement type.

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Sort Options Window

Sort Options window consists of the following parts:

l Sort by... group contains checkboxes for the selection of file sorting by the following types (in the
alphabetic or ascending value order):
o Name – by the file name;
o Date – by the file creation date;
o Size – by the file size in bytes;
o Type – by the file type;
o State – to set the selected files in the first lines in the alphabetic order;
o Position – to arrange files according to their arrangement on the disk.
l Back order – to set the file arrangement reverse to that selected in Sort by... group;
l Buttons:
o OK – to confirm the settings and start the sorting process;
o Cancel – to cancel the settings and close the window.

Information Panels Area

Information Panels area contains the following information:

l Total and free space on the carrier;


l Number of selected files and their size.

The bottom status bar specifies the access path to the selected file or a group of files.

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File Converting Windows


Log Book Converter Window

Log Book Converter window is designed for converting the electronic ship log books, and is divided arbitrarily
into four groups:

l Filters group permits conversion of the required event groups stored in the electronic ship log book file
(see document Multi-Functional Display (v. 3.00.340). Functional Description, Chapter 6,section Electronic
System Logbook, paragraph Electronic System Logbook Formation Principles);
l Date group displays the file creation date (event recording date);
l Time group is designed for setting the time interval within which the data from the electronic ship log
book will be converted (UTC time);
l Buttons:
o OK – to confirm the settings and start the conversion process;
o Cancel – to cancel the settings and close the window.

Select Items and Deselect Items Windows


File selection windows have identical contents, which change depending on the selection parameters setting
in Filter field. They can acquire three forms depending on the way the checkboxes are checked:

l All items – setting for the selection of all the files;

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l Date – setting for the selection of files in the interval between the dates specified in From and To lines;

When the button to the right of the date input box is used, selection can be made in Select Items window by
using the control buttons.

l Name – setting of the file selection by name (part of the name);

l Buttons:
o OK – to confirm the settings and start the selection process;
o Cancel – to cancel the settings and close the window.

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File Data Display Windows


Text File Data Display Window

The Text File Data Display window is divided arbitrarily into two parts:

l Toolbar;
l Text display area.
Toolbar

l To close the display windows;

l To print out the display window text;

l To open a text box for the input of a word or character in the text:
o Find what is a line for the input of a word or character for search;

o Whole word only – to search for a separate specified word;


o Match case – to search by the first characters (Match whole word only function is required to be
disabled);
o Find Next – button moves the highlighting to the next found word (character);
o Cancel – to close the window.

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l To select the whole text;

l To cancel the text selection;

l To copy to the computer clipboard;

l To set the font options;

l To set the underlying surface for the text display area (white by default).
Text Display Area

This area provides a functional menu, which is opened by pressing the right trackball/mouse button.
The menu operating principle is similar to the toolbar buttons, with a new function added.
Mark selections – to highlight the selected text in red colour (after the highlighting, access to the functions of
font change and selection of the display area colour is disabled).

Graphic File Window

Graphic files are opened by the Windows OS built-in facilities.

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Processing of Data Files by Data Tool Utility


Data Tool Start/Stop Operations
To start the Data Tool utility, press the button.

After the utility is run, the screen displays a control window:

To exit from the Data Tool utility, press the Exit button in the button area or  button on the top right
corner of the Data Tool window.
The program will be closed.

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File Selection
Select from the Features drop-down list the necessary feature.

In Internal list, press button to display the list of files.

Position the cursor on the required group name and press the left mouse/trackball button. Internal line will
display the name, whereas the left-hand window will display a list of available files.

In External group, press button to the right of the window.

In the search and setting window, which will appear, specify the required device and the directory. Press OK
button of the search and setting window.

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The window will close down; the path to the directory will be specified in External line.

Copying Data onto External Carrier


In Internal list, select the file, which should be copied onto the external device. In External group, specify the
folder where the selected file data will be copied to (see item above).

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Press Copy button in the utility main menu. The name of and information on the file will be displayed in the
right-hand window.

Copying Data from an External Carrier


In Internal list, select the necessary file group (e.g. Attachments (picture)). In the External group, specify the
external device or folder with files to be copied the MFD.
In the right-hand window, specify the file which has to be copied from an external carrier to the MFD, and
press the left mouse/trackball button. The file will be highlighted.

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Press Copy button in the utility main menu. The name of and information on the file will be displayed in the
left-hand window with a list of files. The copying is completed.

Converting of Electronic Ship Log Data File


In Features list select Track feature. In Internal list, select Log book to text file group. Position the cursor on the
file which should be converted and press the left mouse/trackball button.

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Press Convert button in the utility main menu. Log Book Converter window will open up.

In Log Book Converter window which will open up, check the checkboxes in Filters group to display the
necessary groups of events.
In Time group, set the time interval for converting the log data, which falls within this interval.
To confirm the settings you have made, press OK button in the bottom part of the window. The converted
file will be added to the general file list with the same name and extension *.txt.

The converting process is completed.

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Converting of Track Files to Text Files


In Features list select Track feature. In Internal list, select Track to txt file group. Position the cursor on the file
which has to be converted, and press the left mouse/trackball button.

Press Convert button in the utility main menu. The converted file will be added to the general list of files with
the same name and extension: *.txt.

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Select this file and press View button.

For each archived track point its parameters are displayed in the following format:
DD/MM/YYYY1,HH:MM:SS2,LAT3,LON4,XXXX.X5,m6
Where:

l 1 – date;
l 2 – time;
l 3 – latitude given in minutes and thousandth minutes;
l 4 – longitude given in minutes and thousandth minutes;
l 5 – depth value;
l 6 – meters.

Converting of Route Files to Text Files


In Features list select Route feature. In Internal list, select Route to text file group. Position the cursor on the
file which has to be converted, and press the left mouse/trackball button.

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Press Convert button in the utility main menu. The converted file will be added to the general list of files with
the same name and extension: *.cvt.

The converting process is completed.

Viewing and Printing Out of File Data


In Internal or External group, select the file which should be printed out.

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This file can be viewed if View button is activated in the utility main menu. Press View button to view the
selected file.

Press toolbar button in the window, which will open up the file contents are required to be printed out.

Converting of Route Files Used in the NS 2500 (2400)


In Features list, select Route feature. In Internal list, select Route convert from NS 2500 file group. In the External
group, select the folder containing NS 2500 files and specify the files with *.RTE extension which should be
converted.

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Press Copy button in the utility main menu. The names of and information on the files will be displayed in the
left-hand window with a list of files. In the Internal group, select the file with *.RTE extension, which should
be converted.

Press Convert button in the utility main menu. The converted file will be added to the general list of files with
the same name and with *.rt3 extension.

The converting process is completed.

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Chapter 3.
Datum Transformation Utility
This chapter provides a description of the utility which allows converting the digital
values of geographic coordinates from the system selected by the user to WGS-84
datum (system of coordinates based on WGS-84 reference ellipsoid).
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General
The Datum Transformation utility is designed for converting the digital values of geographic coordinates from
the system selected by the user to WGS-84 datum (system of coordinates based on WGS-84 reference ellipsoid).

Press the button.

Press the button for run the Datum Transformation utility.


After the utility is run, the screen displays a control window:

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The utility is controlled by using the following facilities:

l Cursor and trackball/mouse buttons;


l Via the keyboard:
o <Tab> for the successive switching of activity between the utility buttons and indicators;
o Cursor control keys;
o <Enter> for confirming the selection or digital value input.

The main window is designed for selecting the necessary system of coordinates.
The calculations window is displayed after pressure of Transform button. It is designed for converting the
coordinates from the system selected by the user to WGS-84 datum and the other way round.

After the utility is run, the screen displays the main window where the system of coordinates should be
selected for the utility’s further operation. Use Transform button to activate the calculations window. Enter
the necessary coordinate value in their respective fields. Use >> and << buttons to have the coordinates re-
calculated in the forward or reverse direction.

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Chapter 4.
Colour Diagrams Utility
This chapter provides a description of the Colour Diagrams utility.
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General
The Colour Diagrams utility is intended for determining the monitor screen capability to display the basic
colour palette during the use of the ECDIS task.
The requirements to the utility are set forth in the document Special Publication No. 52, Annex A of Appendix
2, Edition 3.0, March 1997, Part III, Item 4.

The utility’s control window is designed for the utility adjustments:

l Colour table selection – setting of the test screen palette to suit the time of the day:
o DAY – daytime;
o DUSK – dusk;
o NIGHT – night time.
l Colour differentiation diagram – display of a test palette in the colour mode;
l Colour calibration diagram – display of test screen for the check of the monitor calibration in accordance
with IEC 61174 (item 6.7.3.2 Independent monitor):
o Brightest white (CHWHT);
o Brightest magenta (CHMGF);
o Brightest yellow (CHYLW);
o Brightest grey (BKAJ2).
l Grey scale – display of a test palette in a monochrome mode;
l Quit – exit from the utility.

Press the button.

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Press the button for run the Colour Diagrams utility.


After the utility is run, the screen displays a control window against the background of a colour diagram.

To perform the testing adjusts in turn a parameter (Colour Table Selection), press Colour diagram, Colour
calibration diagram or Grey scale buttons of the utility control window.

Attention! Type of the displayed test screens depends on the selected monitor type set in the System
Configuration utility on Display page.

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Chapter 5.
Description of Play Back Utility
This chapter provides a description of the utility which allows the display of the MFD
archive information.
Software Description 46
Purpose 46
Play Back Control Window 48
Playback of the Own Ship Track in Play Back Utility 49
Playback of Target Tracks in Play Back Utility 50
Playback of Radar Overlay in Play Back Utility 50
Playback of Other Data 51
Using of Play Back Utility 51
Play Back Start/Stop Operations 51
Viewing Recorded Data 52
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Software Description
Purpose
The Play Back utility is designed for playing back information archived by the MFD system in the process of
operation. The utility provides the following capabilities:

l Playback of the ownship track and motion parameters;


l Playback of echosounder, wind and water temperature data;
l Playback of route monitoring data;
l Playback of targets tracks received from AIS and ARPA sensors;
l Playback of the radar picture;
l Playback of the entire navigational situation for the selected moment of time;
l Printing out of the electronic ship logbook fragments, route and schedule data.

Attention! As utility operation is connected with functions used by the ECDIS tasks, their concurrent
operation is impossible.

In addition to the control Play Back window, the set of the utility windows and panels is similar to that in the
ECDIS task, with some of the functions disabled. The list of the effective panels and disabled functions is
provided in the table (for the information on functions see the relevant windows and panels described in the
ECDIS task).

Panel name Page name Possibility to use the functions

Charts The entire functionality is available

Config Time Zone All the functions are disabled

COMTrace All the functions are disabled

Control AIS Messages All the functions are disabled

Radar Settings The following functions are disabled:

l Display adjustment functions (Gain, Rain andSea)


l Range setting function

Sensor Data/Status All the functions are disabled

Targets All the functions are disabled:

l Acquisition page

Special Purpose All the functions are disabled except:


Objects
l Hide All Objects button

Info The entire functionality is available

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Panel name Page name Possibility to use the functions

Log Book Ship LogBook The following functions are disabled:

l Position intervalbutton function

l Enter Event button function

System Log The following functions are disabled:

l Entry button function

l Reset Dist button function

Man Corr All the functions are disabled except:

l ON button
l Attachments button

l Deleted button

l Coloured button
l Timed Objects button

Maps The entire functionality is available

Monitoring Route Monitoring The following functions are disabled except:

l Setting ship display, its motion parameters and wind vector on the Chart
panel;
l Turning on/off the display on the Chart panel monitoring route elements

Navtex The following buttons are disabled:

l Update Database

l Navtex Out Monitor

Overlays The entire functionality is available

Route The following buttons are disabled:


Planning
l Monitoring

Targets The entire functionality is available

Tasks SAR The following buttons are disabled:

l Monitor

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Play Back Control Window


Press button for run the Play Back utility.

After the utility is run, the screen displays a control window:

Play Back window is intended for the selection of the date and time which the situation should be played back
for, and for the control of its playback. The window contains the following elements:

l Track date – to select the date of the situation to be played back from the list;
l Time – to set and display the played back situation start time;
l Time Zone – to display the time zone which was set at the time when the played back situation was
recorded;
l Mode – to display one of the following operating modes:
o DEMO – situation playback settings mode. This mode is used for setting the situation playback start
date and time, as well as the playback time step. All the ECDIS functions are operating, but the tracks
are not played back, targets are not displayed and the ship remains stationary in a fixed position;
o SELECT – mode for setting the point on the ownship track, which the situation playback is started from.
The place is selected by using the trackball/mouse or <↑↓> keyboard keys on the Chart panel;
o REPLAY – playback of the situation. This is a playback of the situation selected for viewing. The position of
the ships, targets positions and their motion vectors are reconstructed from the day archive files. At the
moments of time, which correspond to the whole minutes of the modeled time, all ships are placed in the
recorded coordinates. In the time intervals between the minutes, the ships are moving along the straight
line towards the next point. The targets' motion vectors are smoothened out from minute to minute.

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l The toolbar contains the following buttons:

o To move the ship to the beginning of the track of the selected day file;
o To start the fast-time ship motion back from the current position;
o To start the situation playback process (Replay);
o To stop the situation playback (switch to Demo state);
o To start the fast-time ship motion forward from the current position;
o To move the ship to the end of the track of the selected day file.

l Start by cursor – to set the played back situation start point with a trackball/mouse or <↑↓> keyboard
keys. As this is done, the ship moves on the Chart panel to the point corresponding to the set time. The
time is changed (incremented/decremented) with 1 minute discretion;
l Time Step – to select time scale for the played back situation.

Playback of the Own Ship Track in Play Back Utility


The own ship position and its motion parameters (HDG/STW/COG/SOG) are reconstructed from the day
archive files.
There are two ways to display the own ship track:

l Statically (own ship track);


l Dynamically (as the events are played on the time scale set by the operator, the ship symbol motion is
shown too); at the moment of time set by the operator and corresponding to the 10 sec time points of
the modelled time, the own ship symbol is positioned in the recorded coordinates; in the intervals
between 10 sec time points, the ship is moving along the straight line towards the next point. As the last
point recorded for the given segment is approached, the playback is stopped. If it is necessary to change
the situation playback step, Time Step function is used. A press on Start by cursor button will allow the
situation to be played back by using the trackball (mouse) or <↓↑> keys;
l The detailed track is recorded concurrently with a normal track if appropriate settings have been made in
the System Configuration utility. During the playback, it is the detailed track, which is by default played
back first, and then a normal track after its end. Since the detailed track is stored for a certain number of
days, if the track for the given date is played back after a considerable time interval, the normal track only
will be reproduced.

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Playback of Target Tracks in Play Back Utility


The Play Back utility implements a dynamic graphic display of the target data. Targets’ coordinates and their
motion parameters are reconstructed from the archive day InsTargets.tgt files. At the moments of time
corresponding to the time points of the modelled time, all the targets are positioned in the recorded
coordinates. These points can correspond to the 10th, 20th or 60th second of every minute depending on the
settings made in the System Configuration utility as of the recording moment.
In the time intervals between this points, targets are moving along the straight line towards the next point.
Therefore, the targets’ vectors are “smoothed out” in accordance with the recording discretion. For the fast-
time playback, the operator can set the time scale for the targets’ motion.

Playback of Radar Overlay in Play Back Utility


The radar overlay is played back in accordance with the date and time selected by the operator. The “picture”
is changed with a frequency, which was set in the recording interval parameter, the modeled time scale taken
into account. The playback duration depends on the recording duration. The recording discretion (from 1 to
60 seconds) is set in the System Configuration utility during the installation (see Multi-Functional Display (v.
3.00.340). Installation Guide Part I , Chapter 2, section MFD Configuration, paragraph MFD Settings, item 13).
If there is no radar overlay data for a certain moment of time, the playback is stopped.

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Playback of Other Data


The echosounder, wind, water temperature and route monitoring data (XTD, time of the monitored route
loading/unloading) are stored in the InsTrack.trk day files. The monitored route itself is stored separately
in the daily folder. During the playback, this data is reproduced with a direction set for its recording in the
System Configuration utility:

l Echosounder – 10 or 20 sec;
l Wind – 10, 20, 30 and 60 sec;
l Water temperature – 20, 30 or 60 sec;
l Route monitoring data – 10 or 20 sec.

The monitored route itself is loaded for the reproduction on the chart panel is loaded for the Route subfolder
of the daily folder where it is stored.

Using of Play Back Utility


Play Back Start/Stop Operations
Press the button for run the Play Back utility.

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After the loading, the utility panel with Play Back window will appear:

To exit from the Play Back utility, press button on the top right corner of the Play Back window:

Press Yes button to confirm exit from the program.


The program will be closed.

Viewing Recorded Data


Press Track date button in the top left corner of Play Back window.

In the list which will open up, select the required date and press the left mouse/trackball button. The Chart
panel will display the tracks of the own ship and targets as of the selected date. Use Time input line to enter
the value of the time, which the dynamic display is required to start from, and press <Enter> key.

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Press Time step button in the right bottom part of the window.

In the list which will open up, select the situation playback scale relative to the real time and press the left
mouse/trackball button.
Make the necessary adjustments as required by using the functions similar to the ECDIS environment
functions.
Press playback start button.
“Replay” message will appear in Mode line in the top right corner of the panel, whilst on the Chart panel the
ship motion will be played back on the set time scale.

For the fast time presentation, press button and then button.
To set the own ship symbol in the point on the own ship track, which the situation playback should be
started from, press Start by cursor button. Set the ship symbol in the required track point by using the
mouse/trackball, and press the left button. The playback of motion will start from the point where the ship
symbol was set. With Start by cursor button depressed, using the mouse/trackball or <↑↓> keyboard keys
with discretion of 1 minute can play the motion of the own ship and targets back.

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To viewing echo sounder, wind and water temperature data, press the button with the name of the set
display in Display Panel window of the Control panel.

In the list which will open up, select System Information line and press the left mouse/trackball button.

In the playback, the monitored route will be displayed on the chart panel at the moment when its was
loaded. To viewing monitoring route data, press the button with the name of the set display in Display Panel
window of the Control panel.

In the list, which will open up, select Route data line and press the left trackball/mouse button.

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Use the tab in the top part of the Route data display which will open up, to switch to the Data page.

To turn on the radar picture display, press Overlay button in Sensors and Network window on the Control
panel.

Make the necessary adjustments as required by using the functions similar to the ECDIS environment
functions.
On the Chart panel there will be a dynamic playback of the ship motion and radar picture on the set time
scale.

Note: For the overlay to be displayed in the Play Back utility, it should be recorded, i.e., during the recording, the
Recording Enabled checkbox should be checked on the Tracks page of the INS panel in the System Configuration
utility (see document Multi-Functional Display (v. 3.00.340). Installation Guide Part I ,Chapter 2 ,section MFD
Configuration, paragraph MFD Settings, item 13).

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Chapter 6.
Description of First Aid Utility
This chapter provides a description of utility, which allows identifying some problems in
the process of MFD operation.
Software Description 58
Using of First Aid 60
First Aid Start/Stop Operations 60
Elimination of Typical Faults 61
Drawing of Troubleshooting Report 64
How to Send a Request for Repairs 66
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Software Description
When used for the MFD product, the First Aid utility is intended
for the following operations:

l MFD system diagnostics;


l OS settings diagnostics;
l MFD system troubleshooting;
l Collection of data required for MFD system warranty servicing;
l Compiling or a request for MFD system maintenance;
l Activation of “sleeping” dongles;
l Drawing a troubleshooting report to be sent to the company for the following servicing.

Press the button.

Press the button for run the First Aid utility.


After the utility is run, the screen displays a control window.

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Product Page
Product page is intended for products selection for testing.

The diagnostics call buttons contain the name of the problem and are arranged in the central part of the
utility Product page. “Troubleshooting” functions serve for the diagnostics/elimination of problems, which
the user may encounter during the system operation.
The diagnostics represents a dialogue mode whereby the user is provided with recommendations for the
solution of a certain problem. The last recommendation is each case is Make Report, i.e. an offer to collect
information and send an appropriate inquiry to the Transas Marine Ltd.

Registry Page
The First Aid utility’s Registry page is designed for the product registration, and is used by the service engineer
only.

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Using of First Aid


First Aid Start/Stop Operations
Press the button.

Press the button for run the First Aid utility.


After the utility is run, the screen displays a control window.

To exit from the First Aid utility, press button on the top right corner of the First Aid window.
The program will be closed.

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Elimination of Typical Faults


Start First Aid utility and press the button whose name corresponds to this fault.

Elimination of Faults Caused by the Breaking of the Dongle


Press Navigation system cannot be run. The following message is displayed on the monitor screen: “LS0002. This
program requires Dongle to run” button:

Press Check Dongle button. In this case, there may be the following options of the dongle check results:

l Dongle driver is not installed;

l Dongle is not found;

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l Some errors found in the dongle.

In these cases, it is necessary to follow the utility’s recommendations.


The procedure of drawing the troubleshooting report is detailed below.

Activation of “Frozen” Dongle


Press Navigation system cannot be run. The following message is displayed on the monitor screen: “LS0007. The
frozen dongle is attached” button:

Press Check Dongle button.

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Enter the “frozen” dongle activation password.

Activate the dongle by pressing Activate button.

The dongle activation is completed. Close the First Aid utility and go on with your work with the MFD tasks.

Evaluation License Expired


Press Navigation system cannot be run. The following message is displayed on the monitor screen: “LS0004.
Evaluation License has expired” button:

Go on to the procedure for drawing the troubleshooting report (see below).

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Hang-Up or Impossible to Start the MFD


Press Navigation program would not start or has hung up at the start button:

Press Restore button.


The utility will perform the procedure for the recovery of the MFD system standard configuration if the
procedure for making a backup copy of the MFD standard configuration.

Press Restart button. If the fault has not been eliminated, perform the procedure for drawing a
troubleshooting report.

Drawing of Troubleshooting Report


To switch to the procedure for drawing the troubleshooting report, press Make Report button in the bottom
part of the utility windows containing recommendations for eliminating faults if this operation is available at
this stage.
The utility prepares necessary data for the archiving:

The utility starts collecting information on the system settings:

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Enter the description of the problem as required:

Press Next button.


The utility can finish collection of all the necessary information. Save the troubleshooting report onto a
diskette to be sent to the company:

Press Copy to FD button.


The procedure of drawing the troubleshooting report is completed:

Press OK button to close the window.

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How to Send a Request for Repairs


If you have not succeeded in eliminating the fault by using the procedures described above, you should send
a notification on failure. You should send the following information IN WRITING to the company in any way
possible:

1. TO: Ship Agent address.

2. CC: Transas MIP Ltd.

Fax: see www.transas.com\support (local area distributor).


E-mail: see www.transas.com\support (local area distributor).
PLEASE ARRANGE SERVICE VIA Transas MIP Ltd. AS FOLLOWS:
SHIP’S NAME:
SHIP’S OWNER:
NAME OF EQUIPMENT (HARDWARE IN USE):
SERIAL NUMBER:
DONGLE NUMBER:
DATE OF COMISSIONING: in accordance with installation report.
DESCRIPTION OF FAULT: files with information collected with the use of First Aid utility.
ETA/ETD (DATE, PORT): name of the port and estimated dates and time of arrival and departure.

Warning! No request for warranty/service repair drawn in an arbitrary form, or a verbal request will be taken
into account.

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Chapter 7.
Reception and Processing
of Weather Forecasts
This chapter describes the procedure used in the ordering and processing of weather
forecasts used by the SPOS software.
Weather Forecast Subscription 68
Weather Forecast Update 70
Report the Problem 71
Routes Exchange 72
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Weather Forecast Subscription


Press the button for run the SPOS utility.

The Weather page opens.

On the Weather page, press the Weather subscription button. In the opened window, select the region(s) of
the weather forecast coverage and frequency of the forecast update. Several regions are available for
selection depending on the sailing area.

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Press the Submit button. The following dialog box will be displayed.

Press the OK button. The subscription request spossub.txt will be saved in the folder SPOS in the MFD
root directory (C:\Transas\IBS\SPOS\spossub.txt).
Run the Data Tool utility, select internal SPOS file group of SPOS feature.

Copy the file onto the external carrier (floppy disc) by means of the Data Tool utility. Send this file to the e-
mail address: Subscription@Spos.nl from the ship’s communication workstation.

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Weather Forecast Update


Weather forecast update will be delivered onboard via ship’s communication workstation with frequency
specified in subscription message (see above). After receiving the update, the files with extension *.SPS will
be saved in the ship’s e-mail client inbox. Copy these files onto the external data carrier (FDD, USB Flash
Drive, etc.), then put the disc into carrier of the MFD workstation.
Run the Data Tool utility and open internal group SPOS. Select the above mentioned data carrier as external
group. Copy *.SPS files into the internal SPOS file group of SPOS feature. The files will be saved into the folder
C:\Transas\IBS\SPOS.

Run the SPOS program. On the Weather page, press the button Update Weather Forecast. The window
Weather Update with notification “New forecast files found in Folder” will be displayed.

Press the Update button.

Press the OK button. Update of weather forecast is completed.

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Report the Problem


In the case of facing the problems in work with SPOS program, the respective report is to be created as follows:

l On the Help page, press the button Report Problem. All necessary information will be collected by the
program. Press the Submit button: the file Support.txt will be created in the folder C:\Transas\IBS\SPOS.
Confirm the file creation by pressing the OK button in the appropriate dialog box;

l Run the Data Tool utility.

l Open internal SPOS file group of SPOS feature. The file Support.txt will be displayed in the above
mentioned group. Handle the file by means of the Data Tool utility and send it to the e-mail address:
Support@spos.nl via ship’s communication workstation.

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Routes Exchange
The SPOS program is capable to exchange routes with the ECDIS task as well as to process the routes created
in the ECDIS task taking the weather conditions into account.

Press button for run ECDIS task.

Open Route Planning panel. Load the route intended for the joint use with the SPOS utility (see document
Multi-Functional Display (v. 3.00.340). ECDIS User Manual, Chapter 9, section Work with Route , paragraph Route
Loading and Unloading).

Switch to Voyage plan page.

Press Request button.

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Press the button for run the SPOS utility.

Open the Input page.

In the field Routes templates, press the New button. The Create a new route window will be displayed.

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Check the Import route radio button. Press the Browse button and select a new route created in the MFD in
the folder SPOS_route_exchange of the MFD root directory (C:\Transas\IBS\\SPOS_route_exchange). Press
the OK button.
Specify the ETD (UTC) from the first waypoint, average ship’s speed during the voyage and time period
between intermediate waypoints.
Open Route page. Select the required route from the fall-off list in the Select & Calculate Routes group.
Proceed with voyage parameters calculation by pressing the respective buttons in accordance with selected
calculation method:

l The program calculates the route on the base of waypoints created in the MFD as a Great Circle sailing for
all the route legs taking the weather conditions into account;

l The program calculates the route on the base of waypoints created in the MFD as a Rhumb Line sailing for
all the route legs taking the weather conditions into account;

l The program calculates the route on the base of waypoints created in the MFD as a combination of Great
Circle and Rhumb Line sailing as was set in the MFD Route Table taking the weather conditions into
account;

l The program calculates the optimum route taking the weather conditions into account. The optimum
route will include the waypoints created in the MFD as well as intermediate waypoints created by the
SPOS program as set in the Input page. For details see SPOS Manual & Reference Guide .

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Results of calculation are available for displaying by selection the appropriate route in the field Calculated
routes. These results contain the following parameters: ETA to the last waypoint (UTC), route distance,
average ship’s speed during the voyage, and maximum values of wind force and wave’s height.
Open the Voyage page. Press the Create voyage plan button.

In the opened window, select the required route from the fall-off list. Press the Next > button.

Enter initial bunker information and press the Next > button.

Select the speed order, type comments and press the Finish button.

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The voyage summary will be displayed in the opened window. Press the Finish button. The voyage will be
automatically saved into the SPOS_route_exchange folder of MFD.
In the MFD switch to Voyage plan page of the Route Planning panel after the creation Voyage Plan by means of
the SPOS utility, the Receive button will become active.

To import a route processed by using the SPOS utility, press the Receive button. The voyage created in SPOS
program will be displayed in the fall-off list with the name #SPOS#.

Attention! It is recommended to rename and save the route #SPOS# immediately after importing from the
SPOS program. The SPOS_route_exchange folder of MFD may contain only one route named #SPOS#. The next
voyage created by the SPOS program will be imported to the SPOS_route_exchange folder with the name
#SPOS# and, therefore, will overwrite existent route of the same name.

The route imported from the SPOS program will contain the route time schedule with forecasted weather
conditions taken into account.

Note: The routes calculated in the SPOS program by pressing the Great Circle, Rhumb line and Composite buttons
will contain original waypoints created in the MFD application only; their names and coordinates will not be
changed. Routes calculated by pressing the Optimum button, will contain the above-mentioned waypoints plus
intermediate waypoints created by the SPOS program during calculation. These waypoints will be named Spos xx.

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Chapter 8.
License Update Wizard
This chapter contains a description of the license renewal procedure in the MFD.
License Update Wizard 78
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License Update Wizard


Attention! License is required to be replaced on each WS.

Press the button.

Press button for run the License Update wizard.

Press Next button.

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Choose the product for wich license will be updated. Press Next button.

Specify the path to the product license. Press Next button.

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The program will perform the product installation.

Press Finish button. The license update is completed.

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Chapter 9.
Recovery Points
This chapter contains a description of work with the configuration data Recovery
Points in the MFD.
General 82
Creating Recovery Points 82
Recovering Data 83
Deleting Recovery Points 85
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General
Press the button.

Press button for run the Recovery points manager.


This utility enables saving of the MFD configuration by creating recovery points and its subsequent retrieval
from these points.
The recovery points are created automatically or manually. When a new point is formed, the number of the
already existing points is checked. As the number of created recovery points reaches the set values, the file
with the oldest of them is deleted.

Creating Recovery Points


To create a recovery point manually select the Create new recovery point radio button.

Press Next button.

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Press Finish button.

Recovering Data
To recover data select the Recover configuration data radio button.

Press Next button.

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Select the necessary recovery point. Press Next button.

Press Finish button.

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Deleting Recovery Points


To delete a recovery point, select the Delete redundant recovery points radio button.

Press Next button.

Select the necessary recovery point. Press Next button.

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Press Finish button.

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Chapter 10.
Configuration Display
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Configuration Display Start/Stop Operations


Press the button.

Press button for run the Configuration Display utility.


After the program loading, the Configuration Display utility window will be shown on the screen.

By using the Configuration Display utility, you can graphically show complete MFD configuration. Operating
components are shown in green, faulty components are shown in red, and those, which are turned off or not
used – in grey.

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The Configuration Display utility window provides detailed information on the DCU, its connected sensors,
workstation and their connected sensors and equipment, as well as on software products installed on each
workstation. For ECDIS and RADAR tasks, stations with MASTER and SLAVE status are specified.
To turn off the Configuration Display, press button on the top right corner of the panel.
The program will be closed.

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Chapter 11.
Hotkeys Editor
This chapter contains a description of hotkeys configuration.
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HotKeys Editor Start/Stop Operations


Press the button.

Press button for run the Hotkeys Editor.


After the program loading, the Hotkeys Editor panel will be displayed.

To turn off the Hotkeys Editor, press OK button or button in the top right corner of the panel.

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Work with HotKeys Editor


In the left hand column, press the button with the name of the task which hotkeys will be edited for.

The All actions page will display a list of all the available actions which the hotkeys with default values can be
assigned for.
Double click an action in the table.

In the New input window of the Main Hotkey group, enter a new hotkey combination by pressing them
simultaneously on the keyboard.
Check the On Release checkbox if it is necessary that the action should be performed after the hotkeys are
released.
Check the On Repeat checkbox if it is necessary that the action should be performed as long as the hotkeys
are depressed.
If necessary, use a similar procedure to edit the second set of hotkeys in the  Additional Hotkey group.
Press Apply button to confirm the changes you have made. If necessary, edit hotkeys for all tasks.
For the hotkey value to return to the default state, press the Reset to defaults button.

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Chapter 12.
Transas Gateway Connection
This chapter contains a description of the license renewal procedure in the MFD.
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Transas Gateway Connection


For communication with the Transas Chart server (or Service Center), press the button.

In the window which will open up, press the Enable Connection button to connect the Transas Gateway to the
Internet:

After connection to the network and providing the correct settings were made at the installation stage, the
safe connection to the Transas server should be set automatically. If this has not happened, press the
Establish VPN button:

To disconnect from the Internet, press the Disable Connection button:

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When there is no connection to the Transas Gateway, the window looks like follows:

In this case, it is necessary to check the physical Gateway connection and settings in the System
Configuration utility, and if the error persists, it is necessary to contact the service.

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