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EMC RECREATIONAL CRAFT DIRECTIVE 89/336/EEC


This product has been designed to be compliant with the above Directive. Maximum performance, and compliance with the EMC Directive, can only be ensured by correct installation. It is strongly recommended that the installation conforms with the following standards:

APPLICABLE STANDARDS
a) ISO 8846 Small Craft-Electrical Devices Protection against ignition of surrounding flammable gases. b) ISO 13297 Alternating Current Installations ISO = International Standards Organization

SAFE BOATING STATEMENT


This device meets or exceeds the applicable ABYC, ISO, and USCG safe boating rules, regulations, standards, and guidelines.

SAFE BOATING ON THE WEB


U.S. Coast Guard U.S. Power Squadron www.uscg.mil www.usps.org

The information contained in this manual is believed to be accurate at the time of going to print but no responsibility, direct or consequential, can be accepted for damage resulting from the use of this information. The manufacturers reserve the right to make changes, without notice, to any of its products.

Teleflex Morse Incorporated 2003

i3000 Series Owners Manual


Rev. A1.5.00

Thank you for choosing Teleflex Morse, a #1 name in marine electronics. Teleflex Morse has built its reputation by designing and manufacturing top-quality, thoroughly reliable marine equipment. Your Teleflex Morse i3000 system is designed for trouble-free use in even the harshest marine environment. We encourage you to read this manual carefully in order to get full benefit from all the features and uses of your Teleflex Morse product. Also, please register your purchase by filling out the warranty registration card at the back of this manual.

Notice to Boat Manufacturer, Installer, and Consumer


Throughout this manual, Warnings and Cautions (accompanied by the International Hazard Symbol ) are used to alert the manufacturer or installer to special instructions concerning a particular service or operation that may be hazardous if performed incorrectly or carelessly. Observe these alerts carefully! These safety alerts alone, cannot eliminate the hazards that they signal. Strict compliance to these special instructions when performing installation, operation, and maintenance plus common sense operation are the most effective accident prevention measures.

DANGER
Immediate hazards which WILL result in severe personal injury or death.

WARNING
Hazards or unsafe practices which COULD result in severe personal injury or death.

CAUTION
Hazards or unsafe practices which COULD result in minor injury or product and/or property damage.

NOTICE
Information that is important to proper installation, operation or maintenance, but is not hazard-related.

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WARNING

This system should not be used as the sole navigational aid to prevent collision, grounding, boat damage, or personal injury. It is the responsibility of the Helmsman to ensure and maintain the safe navigation and control of the vessel at all times. The Autopilot is only an aid to steering, suitable for unconfined waters.

Contents
Quick Start Installation & Setup Guide ..................................................6 Quick Start Operations Guide ................................................................8 The i3000 Autopilot System .................................................................10 System Overview ...........................................................................10 Installation .............................................................................................11 Before You Begin...........................................................................11 Installing Control Heads.................................................................14 Installing the i3580 Flux Gate Compass .......................................18 Installing the Electronic Control Unit (ECU)..................................19 Installing the i3809 Rotary Rudder Feedback Unit.......................20 Installing the Hydraulic Steering Pump.........................................22 Connecting Components ...............................................................25 Connecting Optional Devices ........................................................27 Connecting Electrical Power .........................................................28 Setup .....................................................................................................31 Setup for Deluxe Control Head Systems ......................................31 Setup for i3705-Only Control Head Systems................................45 Operation...............................................................................................50 Getting to Know the i3000 Control Heads ....................................50 Starting Up the i3000 .....................................................................51 Working with the i3000 ..................................................................52 Compass Course Control ..............................................................56 NAV (Navigator) Course Control...................................................56 Jog Steer ........................................................................................58 Dodge .............................................................................................58 Course Change ..............................................................................59 Sea State Adjustments ..................................................................59 Technical Information ...........................................................................61 Specifications .................................................................................61 Troubleshooting .............................................................................61 Maintenance...................................................................................63 Customer Service & Support................................................................64 3-Year Limited Warranty................................................................64 TE Product Return Procedure .......................................................65 Glossary ................................................................................................67 Index......................................................................................................69

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Quick Start Installation & Setup Guide


Components and Connections

Compass position is critical to operation!


Mounting location should be within the i3580 cables reach of the i3300 ECU. Mounting location should be at least 9ft (3m) from speakers and Radar Magnetrons. Mounting location should be at least 3ft (1m) from battery chargers, ammeters, power cables, engines, generators, refrigerators, air conditioners, DC Steering Pumps, and other similar equipment. Avoid mounting in the galley or any area where tools, cans, or other magnetized items may be placed or stowed, even if only temporarily. Mounting location should be on a vertical surface, as near as possible to the boats most stable positionlow in the boat, near the boats turning fulcrum (typically 1/3 to 1/2 the distance from the transom to the bow) and on the centerline.

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The i3000 Autopilot System


System Overview
Congratulations on your purchase of the Teleflex Morse i3000 Autopilot System! After spending only a few minutes on the water with your i3000, you will quickly come to depend on the units accuracy and reliability in controlling your boats course.

NOTICE
The i3000 does not fix old or loose steering systems. Nor does it steer your boat betterjust automatically. If you have problems with your boats handling, so will the i3000. While helpful, the i3000 cannot overcome sea and boat conditions that would otherwise make your boat uncontrollable.

The i3000 Autopilot takes away the monotonous task of holding your boat on a straight course, allowing you to enjoy your boating experience more. It will steer your boat on the straightest possible course, helping to give optimum fuel economy and minimum wear on your steering system. Incredibly easy to use, the basic system allows you to just point your boat on the course you wish to hold, press a button and let the steering be done for you. A second press of the button will immediately hand control back to you. An advanced system gives you the power to select a desired destination or plotted route from a Teleflex Electronics (TE) Networked GPS or chartplotter and have the i3000 set the course and navigate the route for you. The TE Network is a digital network for interconnecting system monitoring and control devices. The i3000 System is engineered to work as either a stand-alone system or as an integrated part of a TE Network system. Topside, the Autopilot is controlled by the i3000s Control Heads. Their look, feel, and functionality is intended to match and surpass that available through other autopilot systems through their flexibility and features. The more-advanced, optional i3715, i3730, and i3740 Autopilot Control Heads are able to display supplemental navigationrelated information on their LCD displays to aid in piloting decisions. These and other special features are intended to make your boating experience easier, and taking the time to learn how to use them will inevitably add to your boating pleasure. Below deck, the i3000 monitors and controls your course through the use of Electronic Control Units (ECUs), the i3580 Flux Gate Compass, a linear or rotary Rudder Feedback Unit, and an electric or hydraulic Steering Pump. The i3580 Flux Gate Compass is the compass that the i3000 Series Autopilot System steers to. The Rudder Feedback Unit tells the system the position of the rudder or outboard at any given time. The ECUs coordinate the signals from the Control Head(s), i3580 Flux Gate Compass, Rudder Feedback Unit, and TE Network to direct the operation of the Steering Pump and control the course according to the features and options selected. The Steering Pump performs the physical movement of the rudder or outboards neccessary to keep the boat on the desired course.

Schematic of various i3000 components and connections.

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Installation
A complete installation of an i3000 system consists of mounting and interconnecting the systems components, calibrating the system, selecting the desired features, and mechanically connecting the Rudder Feedback Unit and Steering Pump to the boats steering system. Calibration and Configuration, covered in the Setup section of this manual (p. 31), involves tailoring the system to your configuration, your boat, and your personal preferences.

Before You Begin


Before you mount any of the components, place them on the surfaces you wish to mount them to. Ensure that the surfaces are large enough and provide adequate support for each component.

WARNING

Remember when mounting them directly into the hull. wooden block to the hull wooden block with screws block.

components not to screw or glue If the hull must be used, glue a and screw components into the shorter than the thickness of the

Electrical connectors and Steering Pump hydraulic line connectors must be protected from rain, spray, and washdown. Install the components with these connectors pointing downward, or at least angled downward, to protect them from drips. The components may have to be disconnected for service at some point during the boats lifetime, so leave at least 4 inches (10 cm) of clearance in all directions for releasing and removing their connectors.

NOTICE
The i3000 does not fix old or loose steering systems. Nor does it steer your boat betterjust automatically. If you have problems with your boats handling, so will the i3000. While helpful, the i3000 cannot overcome sea and boat conditions that would otherwise make your boat uncontrollable.

As an integrated part of your boats steering system, you may find it useful to create a log of your i3000 system components to record their maintenance and service history. A form to help you do this is provided on page 70. Start by entering each part and serial number. Then enter the date installed and calibrated, leaving space to record dates and descriptions for future modifications, updates, problems, and service. For the Electronic Control Unit (ECU) record the Required ECU Hardware code, Software Type, Software Version, and installed Options code. See Setup on page 31 to learn more about the ECU and how to get this information.

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Installation What Youll Need
Parts Supplied The parts that come with your i3000 system depend on the specific configuration package you purchased. Packages are chosen according to the number of stations you want to install and the type of Control Head(s) you desire. Below is a list of the main components supplied for system installation; please ensure that all the appropriate parts were included in your package: i3300 Autopilot Electronic Control Unit (ECU) 10 ECU Power Harness (part no. CE10410) i3580 Flux Gate Compass i3705 Standard Control Head 10 i3705 Control Head-to-ECU Wire Harness (part no. CE30810) Rotary Rudder Feedback Unit (part no. i3809) or Linear Rudder Feedback Unit (part no. AR4102DC) 18 cc/sec Hydraulic Steering Pump (part no. AP1903-1) or 28.8 cc/sec Hydraulic Steering Pump (part no. AP1904-1) 15 Steering Pump Motor-to-ECU Wire Harness (part no. CE10615) 1 TE Network ECU Powered Comm Cable (part no. CM10401)
In addition to the parts listed above, your installation kit may also include one or more of the following parts: i3715 Deluxe Control Head (Handheld) i3730 Deluxe Control Head (Compact Dash) i3740 Deluxe Control Head (Full-size Dash) 10 Deluxe Control Head-to-ECU Wire Harness (part no. CE18310) i3705 Multi-station Adapter (part no. CE30300) i3715/i3730/i3740 Multi-station Adapter (part no. CE30200) If any items are missing for your installation, call our Toll Free Customer Support Hotline at 888-236-2952.

Additional Tools and Items Youll Need Be aware that you may need to order the appropriate number and/or lengths of wire harnesses from Teleflex Morse Customer Support to meet the specific needs of your boat before you can complete the installation. You will need to take measurements of several wiring and cable runs. To do so, carefully plan out where you will be installing the main components of your i3000 system and where you will be routing the wire harnesses and cables. Then, preferably, preinstall the various components prior to measuring to ensure that the measurements will be exact.
When planning/measuring the route of wire harnesses, measure from the ECU mounting location along unobstructed wire runs, as far as practical from other high current wires, to the various points of connection. Round off each measurement to next whole foot (30 cm) and add additional length if uncertain.

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Below is a list of the part numbers and the measurements and information to gather for each, if applicable, prior to ordering. The xx suffix is the length of the cable/harness in feet. Wire Harness Lengths o CE104xx - From ECU to the Circuit Breaker o CE106xx - From ECU to the Hydraulic Steering Pump o CE308xx - From the ECU to the i3705 Control Head(s) o CE183xx - From the ECU to the i3715/i3730/i3740 Control Head(s) and/or NMEA 0183 device Hydraulic Installation Aid Kits o HF5501 - 3/8" ID Hydraulic Kit - Hose & T o HF5502 - Hydraulic Kit - Hose & T o HF5521 - Bleeder Kit TE Network Cables and Connectors o CM100xx - From ECUs TE Network Tee to the TE Network Tee(s) of neighboring component(s) on the network o CM10050 - TE Network Tee o CM10051 - TE Network Male Terminator o CM10052 - TE Network Female Terminator

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When ready, order all wire harnesses and other needed parts from Teleflex Morse Customer Support by calling 888-236-2952 (Toll Free in the U.S. and Canada). In addition to the items above, you will also need the following for installation and operation: A 1 (25mm) hole saw A 2 (51mm) hole saw A 2 1/2 (64mm) hole saw A powered hand drill and various drill bits Phillips and flat-head screwdrivers A ruler or measuring tape Pen or pencil Adhesive tape 12 volt power source (your boats battery) An adjustable wrench Standard & Needle Nose Pliers-Medium size Wire Strippers & Cutters for #14 AWG wire Multimeter or test lamp-DC One 5-amp and one 15-amp circuit breaker Insulated butt connectors for #14 AWG wires A circuit breaker mounting enclosure Stainless steel, self-tapping screws or machine nut-bolt pairs with various lengths depending on mounting surface thicknesses UV nylon mounting head ties. Clamps may be used instead, especially for Steering Pump hydraulic lines. Depending on the electrical requirements for your particular installation, a terminal crimping tool may be required. A Polyethylene split loom is recommended for harnesses.

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Installing Control Heads


The i3000 system allows you to install Control Heads at two separate locations if you desire a second control station.

Determining Proper Mounting Location


i3000 Control Heads are designed to be mounted on flat, horizontal or vertical surfaces convenient for operation and installation. The Control Heads come in a few different configurations. This limits the mounting locations that can be used by each type. See Figures 11-14 on page 50 to view each type available. The Control Heads must be placed where they can be reached comfortably by the helmsman while steering the boat. Be certain that the controls can be viewed and operated without obstruction. Control Head indicators must be visible, and pushbuttons must be accessible to fingertips. Placement must also allow access behind the mounting surface for attaching mounting nuts and the harness connector.

Mounting the Control Head


CAUTION
Before using a template from the back of this manual, measure it to be certain it is to scale. No templates are used to install the i3705 and i3715 Control Heads. i3730 and i3740 Control Heads require the use of templates--each of which can be found in the back of this manual. Choose the mounting instructions below that are appropriate for your Control Head(s): 1) i3705 Control Heads page 14 2) i3715 Control Heads page 15 3) i3730 Control Heads page 16 4) i3740 Control Heads page 17

i3705 Control Heads 1. Saw out the primary cutout at the selected mounting location with a 2-inch or 51-mm hole saw.
2. Remove the clamp ring from the back of the i3705. 3. Pass the i3705 end of the i3705 Control Head-to-ECU Wire Harness (part no. CE30810) from behind the mounting surface through the primary cutout to connect it to the i3705. 4. Insert the i3705 into the cutout. 5. Secure the Control Head to the mounting surface by screwing the clamp ring back onto the i3705 from the backside of the mounting surface. 6. Repeat steps 1-6 to install a second Control Head of the same type.

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i3715 Control Heads 1. Saw out the primary cutout at the selected Bulkhead Socket Plate mounting location with a 1-inch or 25-mm hole saw.
2. Align the socket hole of the Bulkhead Socket Plate with the primary cutout and mark the four mounting hole locations using the Bulkhead Socket Plate itself. 3. Drill a 3/16 (4.3 mm) hole at each of the four mounting hole locations you just marked on the bulkhead. 4. Secure the Bulkhead Socket Plate to the bulkhead using the four 1/4 (6 mm) screws provided. 5. Secure the i3715 end of the Deluxe Control Head-to-ECU wire harness (part no. CE18310) to the Bulkhead Socket Plate through the primary cutout. 6. Place the i3715 Holster in its proposed mounting location and mark the two mounting hole locations using the holster itself. 7. Drill a 3/16 (4.3 mm) hole at each mounting hole location you just marked on the bulkhead. 8. Secure the holster to the mounting surface with the two 1/4 (6 mm) screws provided. 9. Connect the i3715 into the socket connector in the Bulkhead Socket Plate, making sure to pay attention to the socket and plug mating alignment. 10. Stow the i3715 in the i3715 Holster. 11. Repeat steps 1-10 to install a second Control Head of the same type. Mounting the i3715 Control Head.

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i3730 Control Heads 1. Tape the i3730 Mounting Template found in the back of this manual to the desired mounting location.
2. Drill a 3/16 (4.3 mm) hole at each of the four mounting hole locations marked on the template. 3. Cut out the circular section marked in the center of the template with a 2.5 (64 mm) hole saw. Remove template when finished. 4. Insert and tighten the four threaded 3/16 (4.3 mm) studs into the four holes located on the backside of the unit. 5. Pass the Control Head end of the Deluxe Control Head-toECU Wire Harness (part no. CE18310) from behind the mounting surface through the primary cutout to connect it to the i3730. 6. Align the Control Head with the mounting holes in the front side of the mounting surface and insert the unit and studs into the mounting surface. From the backside of the mounting surface, place a thumbnut onto each threaded stud and tighten fully. Excess studding may be cropped off if desired. 7. Repeat steps 1-6 to install a second i3730 Control Head. Mounting the i3730 Control Head in Dash/Bulkhead.

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Mounting the i3740 Control Head in Dash/Bulkhead.

i3740 Control Heads 1. Tape the i3740 Mounting Template found in the back of this manual to the desired mounting location.
2. Drill a 3/16 (4.3 mm) hole at each of the four mounting hole locations marked on the template. 3. Cut out the circular section marked in the center of the template with a 1 (25 mm) hole saw. Remove template when finished. 4. Insert and tighten the four threaded 3/16 (4.3 mm) studs into the four holes located on the backside of the unit. 5. Pass the Control Head end of the Deluxe Control Head-toECU Wire Harness (part no. CE18310) from behind the mounting surface through the primary cutout to connect it to the i3740. 6. Align the Control Head with the mounting holes in the front side of the mounting surface and insert the unit and studs into the mounting surface. From the backside of the mounting surface, place a thumbnut onto each threaded stud and tighten fully. Excess studding may be cropped off if desired. 7. Repeat steps 1-6 to install a second Control Head of the same type.

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Installing the i3580 Flux Gate Compass


The i3580 Flux Gate Compass is the compass that the i3000 Series Autopilot System steers to.

Determining Proper Mounting Location


The i3580 Flux Gate Compass is designed to be mounted on flat vertical surfaces convenient for operation and installation. The i3580 should be installed in a dry area, away from sources of magnetic interference. Use the following guidelines for selecting a suitable location: Mounting location should be within the i3580 cables reach of the mounting location for the i3300 ECU. Mounting location should be at least 9ft (3m) from speakers and Radar Magnetrons. Mounting location should be at least 3ft (1m) from battery chargers, ammeters, power cables, engines, generators, refrigerators, air conditioners, DC Steering Pumps, and other similar equipment. Avoid mounting in the galley or any area where tools, cans, or other magnetized items may be placed or stowed, even if only temporarily. Mounting location should be on a vertical surface, as near as possible to the boats most stable positionlow in the boat, near the boats turning fulcrum (typically 1/3 to 1/2 the distance from the transom to the bow) and on the centerline.

WARNING
Choosing the proper location for the i3580 Flux Gate Compass is critical to the safe operation of the i3000 system. Imporoper positioning could result in unexpected course changes or deviations.

It is advised that you check the proposed mounting location for magnetic interference and deviation using a magnetic hand compass before proceeding with the installation. Check 1 ft (0.3 m) in every direction from the proposed location for deviation. A deviation greater than 20 will likely cause problems. Then turn on all electrical equipment near the location and recheck the hand compass for a heading change. If a change is observed then this is not a suitable location.

Mounting the i3580 Flux Gate Compass


NOTICE
It is recommended that the i3580 not be permanently mounted until after the compass accuracy at the chosen mounting location has been properly evaluated through Sea Trials. After a mounting location has been chosen, mount the i3580 to the location in a straight and upright position using a strong double-sided foam tape or some other non-permanent method until the compass location can be properly evaluated during Sea Trials (see Sea Trial Settings, page 37). In the meantime, continue installing the rest of the i3000 system. Then calibrate the system, and when satisfied with the systems accuracy, come back and finish up the installation by permanently mounting the i3580 in the following manner:

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1. Place the i3580 straight and upright on the chosen vertical mounting surface and use the i3580 itself to mark the mounting holes. 2. If mounting with screws, drill two 3/16 inch (4 mm) holes. If mounting with nuts and bolts, drill two 1/4 inch (6 mm) holes instead. 3. Secure the i3580 to the mounting surface with two 1/4 inch (6 mm) stainless steel screws or nut-bolt pairs for each panel being installed.

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Installing the Electronic Control Unit (ECU)


The ECUs coordinate the signals from the Control Head(s), i3580 Flux Gate Compass, Rudder Feedback Unit, and TE Network to direct the operation of the Steering Pump and control the course according to the features and options selected.

Determining Proper Mounting Location


ECUs can be mounted on overheads, bulkheads, or other flat surfaces. The ECU should be positioned so that its electrical connectors face downward, or at least not upward, and there should be at least 4 inches (10 cm) of clearance in all directions around the electrical connectors for attaching wire harnesses. The LED display on the ECU must be visible for setup and error reporting, so be sure the positioning of the ECU allows these to be easily read, preferably not upside-down. The pushbuttons on the ECU must also be accessible to fingertips for making adjustments.

Do not install an ECU in an unventilated area. Do not install an ECU where it may become wet. Do not install an ECU where ambient temperatures may exceed 158 F (70 C). Do not install an ECU near high-current devices or wiring runs. Do not mount an ECU directly on an engine or transmission.

Mounting the ECU


1. Place the ECU on the chosen mounting surface and use the ECU itself to mark the mounting holes. 2. If mounting with screws, drill four 3/16 inch (4 mm) holes. If mounting with nuts and bolts, drill four 1/4 inch (6 mm) holes instead. 3. Secure the ECU to the mounting surface with four 1/4 inch (6 mm) stainless steel screws or nut-bolt pairs.

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Installing the i3809 Rotary Rudder Feedback Unit


The Rudder Feedback Unit (RFU) connects to the rudders tiller arm or tiebar, via a mechanical linkage, and sends a signal to the i3300 ECU from which the ECU can calculate the rudder position.

Determining Proper Mounting Location


Rudder feedback unit placement should allow for the shortest, straightest possible run to the boats rudder. The RFU should be mounted near the rudder in such a way that when the linkage is connected, the movement of the RFU shaft will be a faithful copy of the movement of the rudder. The direction of rotation is unimportant as this will be corrected electronically during the Dockside settings procedure. The Rudder Feedback Unit should be mounted on a flat surface. A platform of some kind may need to be made to support the body of the RFU. Leave at least 4 inches (10 cm) of clearance in all directions around electrical connectors and connections for easy installation & maintenance access.

WARNING

Do not install Rudder Feedback Unit where they may become wet. Do not install Rudder Feedback Unit where ambient temperatures may exceed 158 F (70 C). Do not install the Rudder Feedback Unit near highcurrent devices or wiring runs.

Preparing the Mechanical Linkage


The Rudder Feedback Unit is supplied with a variety of fittings for connecting the Threaded Rod Assembly between the RFU arm and the rudder arm. If you need to order additional fittings, review the instructions under Additional Tools and Items Youll Need on page 12. When ready, refer to Fig. 6 and proceed as follows to make the Rudder Feedback Unit mechanical linkage. 1. Connect the Threaded Rod Assembly to the rudder arm using the supplied hardware. Each ball joint has a 16 mm deep tapped hole to take a threaded stud. Ensure that there is at least 6 mm of thread going into each ball joint, but be cautious not to bottom out the thread. An extension bar is supplied in case it is needed (Fig. 7). 2. Now connect the RFU to the Threaded Rod Assembly.

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3. Move and rotate the RFU such that when the rudder is amidships, the feedback arm is also centered. You can verify this by checking the alignment marks on the RFU. The mark on the back of the arm flange must be in line with the center mark on the body. This will be the RFUs mounting location. Use a secured platform or piece of backing board if necessary for mounting at this location. 4. Use the RFU itself to mark the three mounting holes. Drill pilot holes at these positions and secure the RFU to the mounting location using three stainless steel screws. 5. Check to make sure the rudder is still at midships and that the center marks on the RFU are still aligned. If they are no longer aligned, the RFU mounting slots allow you to rotate the body slightly to make minor alignment adjustments. Resecure the RFU if necessary. Installing the i3809 Rudder Feedback Unit.

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i3809 Extension Bar Installation.

Figure 7

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Installation Mounting the Rudder Feedback Unit
1. Use the RFU itself to mark the three mounting holes in the position determined by the mechanical linkage alignment procedure. 2. If mounting with screws, drill three 3/16 inch (4 mm) holes. If mounting with nuts and bolts, drill three 1/4 inch (6 mm) holes instead. 3. Mount the Rudder Feedback Unit with three 1/4 inch (6 mm) stainless steel screws or nut-bolt pairs. 4. Check to make sure the rudder is still at midships and that the center marks on the RFU are still aligned. If they are no longer aligned, the RFU mounting slots will allow you to rotate the body slightly to make minor alignment adjustments. Resecure the RFU if necessary.

Installing the Hydraulic Steering Pump


The Steering Pump performs the physical movement of the rudder or outboards neccessary to keep the boat on the desired course. These instructions cover basic Hydraulic Steering Pump connection into existing hyraulic steering systems. Prior to Steering Pump installation, refer to the hydraulic steering manufacturers instructions for installation criteria relating to your system.

Determining Proper Mounting Location


Steering Pump placement should allow for the shortest, straightest possible run of the hydraulic lines to the boats hydraulic steering system ram cylinder. The Steering Pump should be mounted on a flat horizontal surface, lower than at least one of the helm pumps, and the center compensation line port (Port C) must not face downward. If Port C faces down, air may not be able to rise from the Steering Pump to the reservoir, thus starving the Steering Pump of oil. Leave at least 4 inches (10 cm) of clearance in all directions around electrical connectors and hydraulic connections for easy installation & maintenance access. It is also advised that the mounting surface not be adjacent to a living area that may be affected by noise from Steering Pump operation.

WARNING

Do not install Steering Pump where it may become wet. Do not install Steering Pump where ambient temperatures may exceed 158 F (70 C). Do not install the Steering Pump near high-current devices or wiring runs.

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Mounting the Steering Pump
Double-check that you have the correct Steering Pump for your steering system before mounting. 1. Place the Steering Pump on the chosen mounting surface and use the Steering Pump itself to mark the mounting holes. 2. If mounting with screws, drill four 3/16 inch (4 mm) holes. If mounting with nuts and bolts, drill four 1/4 inch (6 mm) holes instead. 3. Mount the Steering Pump with four 1/4 inch (6 mm) stainless steel screws or nut-bolt pairs.

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Connecting Steering Pump Hydraulic Lines


Hydraulic lines connect the Steering Pump to the boats hydraulic steering system. Refer to the figure under Quick Start Installation & Setup Guide (page 6) to see the Steering Pump hydraulic lines and their orientation to the boats steering system.

Do not use Teflon (PTFE) Tape or any other tape thread sealer on the fittings as it can shred and get into the steering system fluid likely resulting in damage to the system. A Teflon based thread sealer, such as Loctite P.S.T. must be used on all male pipe threads, but do not place thread sealeron the first two threads of any fittings. Do not subject cables to heat or abrasion. Keep joints, ends, and entire system completely dry and clean.

Make sure you have the correct number and lengths of Steering Pump hydraulic lines to complete the installation. If you are unsure or need to order lines, tees, or other hydraulic parts, review the instructions under Additional Tools and Items Youll Need on page 12. When ready, proceed as follows to install the Steering Pump hydraulic lines. 1. First ensure that the helm unit(s) are fitted with check valves, otherwise the Steering Pump will simply drive the helm around and not the cylinder. 2. Empty the steering systems existing oil by releasing a coupling at the lowest point, normally at the ram cylinder.

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3. Splice hydraulic Tee fittings into the main hydraulic delivery lines at a location near the Steering Pump then connect the free ends of the Tees to Ports A and B of the Steering Pump 2 via 3000 PSI (210 Kg/cm ) minimum test pressure flexible tubing. It doesnt matter which Steering Pump Port is connected to which steering system delivery line; polarity is determined during the Dockside settings routine. 4. Connect the compensation port (Port C) on the Steering Pump to the compensating coupling on the helm pump via flexible tubing. This run may be of a substantial length and should rise gradually with no drops. The tubing can be low 2 pressure tubing (500 PSI, 35 Kg/cm , test pressure) and should preferably be transparent to assist in visually checking for air in the system.

Filling and Bleeding the Steering System


Connecting the Steering Pump to the existing hydraulic steering system introduces air into the lines. Always use the steering system manufacturers recommendations when deciding on the correct oil for filling the system. The filling and bleeding procedure depends on the make and model of the existing steering system. In all cases, the Steering Pump should be regarded as a helm pump within the existing steering system and bled according to the specific instructions outlined in the steering systems installation manual. If manufacturers directions are not available proceed as follows: 1. Check that all unions are tight and that the emergency valve (if fitted) is closed. 2. Disconnect the tubing from the cylinder (or cylinders) and proceed to refill the system from each cylinder at each end with new, clean oil. Then reconnect the tubing. Go to the lower helm pump. 3. Pour oil into the helm pump until it is within 3/4 (20 mm) of the top. 4. Turn the wheel slowly back and forth about two turns. Top up the helm unit as the oild is pushed down into the system. On no account allow the oil level to drop below the rotor which can be seen through the top fill hole in the helm pump. 5. Next turn the helm as far as it will go in one direction and apply moderate pressure, keeping the oil level topped up at all times. Then repeat in the other direction. 6. Repeat step 5 until system will accept no more oil. 7. Repeat steps 3-6 for the upper helm pump.

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8. The Steering Pump will probably still have air in the system that needs to be removed. You can finish the bleed (steps 8-11) by either setting up a temporary DC power supply to the Steering Pump now or continuing on with the rest of the installation and using the Rudder Test / Jog Steer function of the ECUs Test Mode (see Configuration Settings, page 47) after it has been powered up and connected. 9. Run the Steering Pump to move the rudder hard-over to hard-over. If supplying direct voltage, reversing DC power supply polarity will reverse the direction of flow. This will release further air. After a while, the action will become positive. Continue doing this until the ram cylinder moves the instant the Steering Pump is run. Leave the helm pump with the oil level about 1 cm from the top. 10. After the system has been filled, apply pressure to each side of the system in turn by pulling the wheel hard against each rudder stop. 11. Check every joint and length of tubing for leaks. 12. Fasten all tubing down to prevent fracture due to vibration.

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Electrical Connections
The black and white/orange supply wires of the Steering Pump must be connected to the i3300 ECU for control purposes. A minimum of 14 AWG wire should be used for any extension purpose, keeping total cable runs as short as possible. As close as possible to the Deutsch connector, splice the Pumps supply wires to the leads of the Steering Pump Motor-to-ECU Wire Harness (part no. CE10615) using butt-splice or bullet connectors. This is necessary to minimize the use of the harness smaller gauge wire. It does not matter in which order the supply wires are connected; polarity is determined during the Dockside settings routine. The Steering Pumps wires may also be fitted directly into the Deutsch connector itself, however this can sometimes be difficult due to the large gauge of the wires.

Connecting Components
Wire harnesses must now be routed and connected between all the different components. Every boat is different and there may be several ways to route the harnesses. Inside the boat there is often a channel or conduit used for wiring. This can also be used to route the wire harnesses and cables for the i3000 system.

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When routing the harnesses, remember that they must not be cut or spliced, and care should be taken not to damage the cable insulation. If a harness is too short, replace it with a correct-length harness. Dont add a short harness to make up the required length. When ordering new harnesses, the xx suffix on the harness part numbers specifies the length of the harness in feet. Run harnesses over the shortest and straightest possible path. Secure harnesses every 2 feet (0.6 m) with stainless steel screws and mounting head ties or clamps. Excess harness should be neatly coiled and secured with nylon ties. Harnesses should be run as far as practical from high current wires or wiring runs and should not be subjected to water, fuel, lubricants, or excess heat. The Deutsch connectors on the harness ends are color-coded and constructed so that a harness connector cannot mate with the wrong type of component connector. Before proceeding, make sure you have the correct number and lengths of wire harnesses to complete the installation. If you are unsure or need to order harnesses, review the instructions under Additional Tools and Items Youll Need on page 12. Refer to the figure under Quick Start Installation & Setup Guide (page 6) while connecting components.

CAUTION

Avoid running wire harnesses along other wires or harnesses that carry high current or might cause EMI (electromagnetic interference). Examples are generator leads or sparkplug wires. Such runs could cause system interference or possibly even failure. 1. Route the free ends of the wire harnesses that you prepared in the Mounting the Control Head section (page 14) from the location of the main Control Head(s) to the ECU. Order a longer harness from Teleflex Morse Customer Support (888236-2952) if a harness is too short.

CAUTION
Once youve routed a harness, make sure the connections are tight. The i3000 System will malfunction if harnesses are not firmly connected.

2. If you have more than one i3705 or more than one Deluxe Control Head installed, take the free ends of the Control Head harnesses you just routed and connect them to the two connectors at the end of the appropriate Multi-station Adapter (i3705s use part no. CE30300, i3715/i3730/i3740s use part no. CE30200). 3. Now connect the remaining Control Head harness ends to the appropriately marked receptacles on the ECU (i3705 CONTROL and/or i3715, i3730, or i3740 CONTROL). 4. Route and connect the Steering Pump Motor-to-ECU Wire Harness (part no. CE10615) to the i3300 ECU receptacle marked MOTOR (the top receptacle, nearest the face of the ECU with the LED display and buttons). 5. Route and connect the i3580 Flux Gate Compass wire harness to the ECU receptacle marked COMPASS.

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6. Route and connect the RFU wire harness to the ECU receptacle marked RUDDER FEEDBACK UNIT. 7. Secure all harnesses every 2 feet (0.6 m) with stainless steel screws and mounting head ties or clamps.

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Connecting Optional Devices


NMEA Compliant Devices
Many optional devices are available for you to connect to your i3000 system via the NMEA communications protocol. This is a standard defined by the National Marine Electronics Association and commonly used by marine electronics manufacturers. You can quickly and easily connect NMEA 2000 or even NMEA 0183 devices to your i3000 system to convey waypoints and navigational data, etc, if you have properly set up the TE Network and/or NMEA 0183 connection and have the necessary equipment installed. A wire harness (part no. CE183xx, where xx is the length in feet) can be ordered for connecting NMEA 0183 devices directly to your i3000 ECU. For more information on connecting NMEA compliant devices to the TE Network, contact Teleflex Morse Customer Support at 888236-2952.

TE Network Connections
A TE Network and network power supply are required to share data between the i3000 and other TE devices for navigation and other system functions. There may also be other requirements for your particular set-up. Call Teleflex Morse Customer Support (888-2362952) or consult the owners manuals of the devices to be used for the exact requirements.

CAUTION

When installing TE Network components, pay close attention to connector polarity, do not stress the cables, and do bend the Tees. When installing multiple adjacent Tees, make sure that the mounting surface is flat, so they will not be stressed or bent when secured. If the surface is not flat, secure only one of the adjacent Tees. Before proceeding, make sure you have the correct number and lengths of cables and connectors to complete the installation. If you are unsure or need to order cables and/or connectors, review the instructions under Additional Tools and Items Youll Need on page 12. Refer to Figure 8 for an example of a TE Network while making the following connections. 1. On the i3300 ECU, connect an ECU Powered Comm Cable (part no. CM10401) to the ECU connector marked MagicBus or COMM. Then connect the free end to the perpendicular connector of a TE Network Tee.

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2. Connect any other TE devices that are to be networked with the i3300 ECU to TE Network Tees in a similar fashion. 3. Connect all TE Network Tees together (including those in any existing TE Network) using appropriate length TE Network Cables (part no. CM100xx, where xx is the length in feet) and terminate each end of this network backbone using male and female terminators (part nos. CM10051 and CM10052, respectively).

CAUTION
Do not use ties or clamps on TE Network Tees, connectors, or terminators. Example TE Network connections. Unshaded example components are added to the network to share information with the ECU.

4. Secure the Tees to convenient, appropriate mounting surfaces with stainless steel screws. 5. Secure TE Network cables every 2 feet (0.6 m) with mounting head ties or clamps and stainless steel screws.

Figure 8

Connecting Electrical Power


If you own a Teleflex i1001 Power Distribution Box, you may skip this section and follow the instructions provided with your i1001 to connect the power to your i3000. Use of the i1001 provides the best results and easiest installation solution. Power is supplied to the i3000 System through a three-conductor shielded harness. This harness provides both heavy and light duty power to the i3000 system components. Before proceeding, make sure you have the correct length of wire harness to complete the installation. If you are unsure or need to order a harness, review the instructions under Additional Tools and Items Youll Need on page 12. Refer to Figure 9 while connecting power.

WARNING

Disconnect all DC power before starting wiring installation. Do not mount the relay where it will be exposed to moisture, lubricants, fuel, or flammable vapors.

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ECU electrical power and wiring connections.
B A

Figure 9
Proceed as follows to connect the i3000 System to 12-volt power: 1. Install two sealed SPDT (Single Pole Double Throw) 30 amp relays. 2. Connect both relay solenoids to the wire (usually violet) from the ignition switch. 3. Install 14 AWG (minimum) wire from voltage source A to a marine approved circuit breaker rated at 15 amps. 4. Install 14 AWG (minimum) wire from the circuit breaker to one side of the relay contact pair for heavy duty power. 5. Connect the red conductor of the ECU Power harness (part no. CE104xx) to the other side of the relay contact pair for light duty power. 6. Install 14 AWG (minimum) wire from voltage source B to a marine approved circuit breaker rated at 5 amps. 7. Install 14 AWG (minimum) wire from the circuit breaker to relay contact pair for light duty power. 8. Connect the white conductor of the ECU Power harness to the other side of the relay contact pair for heavy duty power.

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Battery ground is required for proper system operation. 9. Connect the black conductor of the ECU Power harness to battery ground. 10. Connect DC power. 11. Ensure that all components are installed correctly, that the correct size fuses or circuit breakers are fitted and that the ships batteries are adequately charged. 12. Switch on the Autopilot supply circuit breakers (both Heavy Duty and Light Duty Supplies) and turn on the ignition. 13. Verify operation with a test light or meter. See that 12 volts is applied between contacts A and C on the ECU Power connector when breaker A is energized and between contacts B and C when the B breaker is energized. 14. Turn the ignition off and connect the Deutsch connector of the ECU Power harness to the connector on the ECU marked POWER. 15. Remove the large Phillips screw to the right of the POWER placard on the ECU. 16. Put the Phillips screw through the terminal on the green wire and replace the screw; thereby, grounding the harness shield to the ECU chassis. 17. Make sure all connections are tight. The i3000 System will malfunction if harnesses and wires are not firmly connected. 18. Secure the ECU Power harness and power wires approximately every 2 feet (0.6 m) with mounting head ties or clamps and stainless steel screws. 19. Return the rudder to the midships position and switch the ignition back on. 20. If the Autopilot starts to move the rudder, switch off at once and re-check the connections. 21. Press the AUTO key. If all is correct the startup sequence should initiate and the Autopilot should go to Standby (see Starting Up the i3000, page 51).

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Setup
After the i3000 System components have been mounted and interconnected, the system must be set up to work with the compass, steering system, and operator preferences. For the system to work correctly, both Dockside settings and Sea Trial settings need to be completed fully. The settings for the i3000 are programmed through either the Deluxe Control Head models (i3715, i3730, & i3740) or the ECU. The Deluxe Control Heads give you access to more setup controls and features. The setup procedure is therefore different depending on whether or not your boat is equipped with a Deluxe Control Head model. If your system is only equipped with the i3705 (Standard) Control Head, you will need to perform your setup procedures through the ECU. For more information on the various Control Head models, see Getting to Know the i3000 Control Heads on page 50. Choose the setup instructions below that are appropriate for your type of Control Head(s): 1) Setup for Deluxe Control Head Systems page 31 2) Setup for i3705-Only Control Head Systems page 44

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Setup for Deluxe Control Head Systems


If your i3000 system is equipped with one or more of the Deluxe model Control Heads (i3715, i3730, or i3740) then the Dockside, Sea Trial, and other setup procedures will be performed using the Deluxe Control Head itself. Information on Deluxe Control Head LCD displays and buttons can be found under Getting to Know the i3000 Control Heads on page 50. During the setup procedures you will be presented with many menus requiring your input. All of these menus use scrolling messages with self-guiding prompts that are displayed on the Information Display line of the Control Heads LCD screen, giving exact details on how to either change the setting or skip to the next setting/option. Observe the following example:

SET BOAT TYPE/TO CHANGE-[)]/SKIP-[MODE]


SET BOAT TYPE is the setting being considered. Pressing the > key would change the BOAT TYPE. Pressing the MODE key would skip to the next setting, leaving BOAT TYPE unchanged.

All the setup menus below are described in the sequence in which you should work. Both Dockside settings and Sea Trial settings need to be completed fully, and in sequence, for your system to work correctly. Do not engage the Auto mode until the Dockside settings have been completed. Primary access to the Dockside and Sea Trial menus is through the Setup Menu.

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The Setup Menu
The Setup Menu can be accessed when the Autopilot is on standby by pressing and holding the INFO and MODE keys simultaneously until the following is displayed:

DOCKSIDE-[<]/SEATRIAL-[>]
You are now at the Setup Menu. Pressing the < key at this point would take you to the Dockside Menu. Pressing > would take you to the Sea Trial Menu. To exit out of the Setup Menu system at any time, press and hold the INFO and MODE keys simultaneously again. To save the changes you make to any settings, you must turn the i3000 system off after making the changes by pressing and holding the AUTO key until the unit powers down or simply tapping the OFF key, if equipped on your particular Control Head model.

Dockside Settings
Before actually entering the Dockside Menu, you must ensure that the Rudder Feedback Unit setting is correct for your particular setup. Check the Rudder Feedback Amplification setting using the procedure below before proceeding with the rest of the Dockside settings.

Rudder Feedback Amplification This setting allows the Autopilot ECU to correctly handle signal amplification for the installed Rudder Feedback Unit (RFU). Signals from some Rudder Feedback Units (RFU) require amplification by the Autopilot ECU in order for the system to function correctly. The setting depends upon the RFU installed in your system. The i3000 comes from the factory set to AMPFD FB (amplified) for use with the i3809 Rotary RFU.
The available options for this menu are:

AMPFD FB (Amplified Feedback)


For use with: o i3809 Rotary RFUs o Linear RFUs with black jumper in place (usually used with outboards)

NOAMP FB (Non-Amplified Feedback)


For use with: o Linear RFUs with black jumper cut (usually used with outboards)

Default = (AMPFD FB (Amplified Feedback). 1. Check the Rudder Feedback setting by pressing and holding MODE until CHANGE SETTING-[<>]/FORWARD-[MODE]/BACKWARD[INFO] is displayed. Then press MODE repeatedly until one of the options listed above appears.

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2. If the option displayed is correct for your type of RFU, skip to step 4. 3. If the option displayed is incorrect, press the < or > button until the correct option setting is displayed. 4. With the amplification correct, set the rudder to midships, if the Rudder Position display is 5 degrees or less, it will be corrected during the rudder settings routine. If over 5 degrees, mechanically re-adjust the Rudder feedback unit (refer to its Installation Instructions). Depending on how the Rudder Feedback Unit is mounted, the direction of the Steering systems rudder information may be reversed, this will be automatically corrected later. 5. Press and hold MODE to exit the menu.

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Setting Boat Type This menu is found under the Dockside Menu and tells the ECU what kind of boat it is controlling.
The available options for this menu are: (PLANING Planing vessel (high-speed power boat, 20+ knots) (SAILBOAT Sailing vessel (DISPLACE Displacement vessel (up to 10 knots) (SEMIDISP Semi-displacement vessel (10-20 knots) Default = (PLANING (Planing vessel). 1. Enter the Setup Menu by pressing and holding the INFO and MODE keys simultaneously while the Autopilot is on Standby until DOCKSIDE-[(]/SEATRIAL-[)] is displayed. Press the < key to select the Dockside Menu. The display then scrolls the message SET BOAT TYPE/TO CHANGE-[)]/SKIP- [MODE]. 2. Press the > key once to display the current Boat Type. 3. If the option displayed is correct for your type of boat, skip to step 5. 4. If the option displayed is incorrect, press > until the correct option is displayed. 5. Press MODE to select it and move to the next menu (below).

Rudder Settings In this menu, you are prompted to run through a routine that will teach the ECU the correct settings for Rudder Phasing (rudder feedback signal polarity so the i3000 displays the correct direction of rudder movement), Steering Pump Phasing (correct direction for rudder movement commands from the Autopilot), Rudder Limits (maximum rudder movements possible to either side of midships), and Center Rudder (the rudders midships position).

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During the Rudder Settings routine the rudder will be moved under Autopilot control. It is therefore important to ensure the rudder and steering gear can move safely from hardover to hardover without hitting anything. Check that the steering moves freely from lock to lock without undue stiffness and that it can move through its full travel range without the Rudder Feedback arm fouling the steering. 1. The Control Head displays RUDDER SETTINGS-[)]/SKIP-[MODE]. 2. Press the > key once to start the Rudder Settings routine. 3. The Control Head then displays the message CENTER THE RUDDER-[)]. Position the rudder at midships by viewing the actual rudder, then press the > key.

CAUTION
To prevent damage to your system, a small space of a few degrees of arc, or 1 of physical space, must be left between the rudder and the mechanical end stops.

4. The display will now scroll RUDDER TO STARBOARD END STOP[)]. Turn the helm to starboard, to a position just before the mechanical end stop and with it held in this position press the > key again. 5. A default value of 30 appears in the Heading Display and the Information line scrolls ENTER THIS RUDDER ANGLE [()]/SKIP- [MODE]. 30 is the minimum rudder limit allowed by the i3000. Using the Rudder Angle Template on page 73, estimate the current angle of the vessels rudder just before the mechanical end stop. Use the < and > keys to alter the default value to the correct estimated angle. Press the MODE key to enter this information and move on to the next step. 6. The display scrolls RUDDER TO PORT END STOP-[)]. Turn the helm to port, to a position just before the mechanical end stop and with it held in this position, press the > key again. 7. Now the i3000 asks you to CENTER THE RUDDER-[)], center the rudder again by viewing the actual rudder and with it held in this position, press the > key. 8. The display scrolls NOW PRESS AUTO-[AUTO]. Ensure the rudder is free and clear to move through its full range of operation then press the AUTO key. The i3000 will now perform a rudder test. This engages the Steering Pump and drives the rudder through a series of hardover test moves. Below is a list of the messages you should see displayed on the LCD screen during each rudder movement: 1) H-OVER 1 from center rudder to one Rudder Limit 2) H-OVER 2 - across to the opposite Rudder Limit 3) H-OVER 3 - back to the first Rudder Limit 4) CENTERING - back to center rudder again

NOTICE
To prevent possible damage to your steering system, the i3000 will set both Rudder Limits to the smaller angle of the two if the Port and Starboard positions you selected were different.

CAUTION
Following the NOW PRESS AUTO-[AUTO] display, pressing AUTO will cause the Steering Pump to move the rudder from hardover to hardover. Keep clear.

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9. RUDDER IS NOW SET-[MODE] is displayed to confirm that the Rudder Phasing, Steering Pump Phasing, Rudder Limits and Center Rudder settings have all been completed successfully. 10. Press MODE to continue to the next menu (below).

Align Compass (Manual Alignment) In this menu, you are prompted to run through a routine that will electronically align the compass with your boats bow. While the i3580 Flux Gate Compass supports this feature, not all compasses do. If using a compass other than the i3580, check the documentation that came with your compass. If the feature is not supported, you may skip this procedure by pressing the MODE key at the prompt.
1. The Control Head displays ALIGN COMPASS-[()]/ SKIP-[MODE]. 2. Using the < and > keys or Course Change Knob, set the heading display on the LCD to the vessel's approximate heading, based on either hand compass or known heading information. Compass alignment is set again more accurately later during Sea Trials. 3. Press MODE to continue to the next menu (below).

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Waypoint Sequence This menu tells the ECU whether or not to automatically change course to the next waypoint in a programmed route being supplied by an NMEA or Teleflex Electronics (TE) networked navigator or chart plotter while set to NAV Course Control.
When automatic waypoint sequencing is selected, the i3000 will flash the bearing to the next waypoint for seven seconds upon reaching a waypoint within an active route; it will automatically turn onto the bearing after the first two seconds. When manual waypoint sequencing is selected, the i3000 will scroll the message NEW WPT PRESS AUTO for ten seconds upon reaching a waypoint within an active route; the vessel will not turn onto the new course unless the AUTO key is pressed. If AUTO is not pressed after the ten seconds, the i3000 will switch to Compass Course Control and continue on its present heading until new instructions are received. The available options for this menu are: (AUTO WPT (Automatic Waypoint Sequencing) (MAN WPT (Manual Waypoint Sequencing) Default = (AUTO WPT (Automatic Waypoint Sequencing). 1. One of the options above is displayed on the Control Head. 2. If the option displayed is correct, skip to step 4.

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3. If the option displayed is incorrect, press the < or > button until the correct option is displayed. 4. Press the MODE key, DOCKSIDE SETTINGS COMPLETE [MODE] will be displayed. 5. Press MODE again to exit the Dockside Menu.

It is advised that you save the settings you have entered thus far before continuing by turning your i3000 system off by pressing and holding the AUTO key until the unit powers down or simply tapping the OFF key, if it is equipped on your particular Control Head model. After you have saved your settings by powering down the i3000, you may check if the system is responding correctly so far through the following procedure. 1. Press the AUTO key to turn the Autopilot back on. 2. Check that there are no travel bars displayed on the Rudder Position Indicator when the rudder is in the midships position. 3. Turn the helm to Starboard only until the rudder position scale flashes. Check that the rudder has not quite reached the mechanical limit of rudder movement. 4. Repeat step 3 for Port helm. 5. Re-center the rudder.

CAUTION
If the rudder drives continuously to one side, switch off the power at the breaker at once. Check the mechanical and electrical installation.

6. Switch the Autopilot to Auto, by pressing the AUTO key. Very little or no rudder movement should occur. 7. If the rudder continuously hunts about midships, turn the Autopilot off and remove as much freeplay as possible from the steering and RFU linkage. This may also occur on power steering systems, particularly if the system is plumbed with flexible hose. 8. With the Autopilot set on Auto, check that when you press and hold the > key, the Steering Pump drives the rudder so that its close to but does not touch the starboard end stop. Check that the rudder display segments flash. The rudder should center when the key is released. 9. Press and hold the < key and repeat step 8 to test Port rudder control. 10. Press the AUTO key again to set the Autopilot back to Standby.

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11. If needed, go back to the Dockside Menu and change any settings necessary to correct any observed problems. Save any changes by holding down AUTO or pressing the OFF key (if present) to turn the Autopilot off. You are now ready for Sea Trial settings.

NOTICE

Sea Trial Settings


The next stage is to set-up and calibrate the Autopilot at sea. The procedures outlined below are for use with the i3580 Flux Gate Compass. If a compass other than the i3580 is being used, follow the documentation supplied with the device. Before continuing, ensure that you have a method of obtaining accurate heading information to compare your i3000 compass readings to, i.e. GPS, transits or a corrected magnetic compass. The Sea Trial menus described below are in the sequence in which you should work. Sea Trials needs to be done at sea, in calm conditions, in uncongested waters. Completing these procedures will require piloting your boat in a steady, even, clockwise circle, usually once, but possibly up to three times.

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Sea Trials must be performed under ideal conditions (calm seas) and away from large iron structures or other magnetic anomalies to ensure correct calibration of the i3000 system.

CAUTION
Sea Trial procedures require you to make extended arcing maneuvers. Do not conduct Sea Trials in restricted or busy waters.

Compass Calibration/Deviation Correction In this menu, you are prompted to run through a routine that will teach the ECU to correct for nominal deviation in its compass readings. The i3000 system is capable of automatically measuring and compensating for the majority of compass deviation found on board a vessel. The i3580 Flux Gate Compass must, however, be mounted clear of strong magnetic fields, caused by heavy duty cables, magnets, Steering Pumps, speakers etc. in order for this feature to function properly.
1. Ensure the i3000 system is back on Standby after having entered Dockside settings. If the system is not powered up and on Standby, press the AUTO key. 2. Enter the Setup Menu by pressing and holding the INFO and MODE keys simultaneously while the Autopilot is on Standby until DOCKSIDE-[(]/SEATRIAL-[)] is displayed. Press the > key to select the Sea Trial Menu. The display then scrolls the message COMPASS CORRECTION-[)]/SKIP-[MODE]. 3. Press the > key. The Control Head will display COMPASS UNCORRECTED CALIBRATE NOW-[)]/SKIP-[MODE] if no correction values are currently stored in memory or C O M P A S S CORRECTED-CALIBRATE NOW-[)]/SKIP[MODE] if the compass has previously been calibrated and the correction values are still in memory. If there are already correction values stored in the i3000s memory and you wish to recalibrate the compass, press the > key to erase previous correction values and COMPASS UNCORRECTED-CALIBRATE NOW-[)]/SKIP[MODE] will then be displayed.

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4. Begin a smooth, slow, and steady CLOCKWISE turn of your boat and press the > key. The Autopilot displays TURNBOAT. On a single engine boat this turn can be best achieved by setting the throttle to Forward Idle and the helm at hard to starboard. On a twin engine boat set the port throttle to Forward Idle and the starboard throttle to Reverse Idle. 5. The Control Head will display KEEP TURNING as you make between one to three revolutions while it determines the necessary compass corrections. If ERROR 7 or ERROR 8 is displayed, the compass has a strong magnetic field too close to it. Remove the source or relocate the compass to a more suitable position. 6. If you need to abort the routine, press the < and > keys together. The display will return to COMPASS UNCORRECTEDCALIBRATE NOW-[)]/SKIP-[MODE] . However, before another calibration attempt can be made, the Autopilot needs to be turned off and then back on, requiring you to navigate back to the Sea Trial Menu and start over again. It is therefore advised that if you need to abort the procedure that you cycle the Autopilot off and on again immediately thereafter to ensure this step is not forgotten. 7. End your turn when the Control Head displays COMPASS CORRECTED-CALIBRATE NOW-[)]/SKIP[MODE] . The automatic deviation correction is now complete. 8. Press MODE to continue on to the next menu (below).

Align Compass (Fine/GPS Alignment) This menu prompts you to run through a routine that will electronically align the compass with your boats bow using your corrected compass settings. While the i3580 Flux Gate Compass supports this feature, not all compasses do. If using a compass other than the i3580, check the documentation that came with your compass. If the feature is not supported, you may skip this procedure by pressing the MODE key at the prompt.
1. The Control Head displays ALIGN COMPASS-[()]/ SKIP-[MODE]. 2. Hold your boat on a steady heading and, using the < and > keys or Course Change Knob, set the heading display on the LCD to your boats true heading based on either GPS or known heading information. 3. Press MODE to continue to the next menu (below).

Center Rudder This menu prompts you to run through a routine that will set the electronic center rudder position more accurately than that set in the Dockside settings.
1. The Control Head displays CENTER RUDDER-[)]/SKIP-MODE].

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2. Steer the vessel on a straight heading at normal cruising speed (ensure that there is no cross wind or similar requiring Standing Helm). 3. Press the > key to set the given rudder position as the new midships position. 4. The message CENTER RUDDER-[)]/SKIP-MODE] is then displayed. If you feel the rudder was not centered correctly when you set the position, you may repeat steps 2-3 from here until satisfied. 5. If the position was correctly set, press the MODE key and the i3000 will exit the Sea Trial Menu.

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The Sea State and Configuration Menu.

Saving Sea Trial Settings


It is advised that you save the settings you have entered thus far before continuing by turning your i3000 system off by pressing and holding the AUTO key until the unit powers down or simply tapping the OFF key, if it is equipped on your particular Control Head model.

Sea State and Configuration Menu


This menu allows you to change Sea State and Configuration settings. Some of the selections listed in this section are determined by default after setting Dockside and Sea Trial settings and should not require any changes. Other items may vary by the sea state or boat condition. Since sea conditions can affect boat handling, Sea State settings allow you to change the way the Autopilot controls the boat under different sea conditions. Many of the settings rarely need adjustment but might be needed to fine tune the Autopilot or to setup peripheral equipment options. To make adjustments to any of the settings described in the subsections below, access the Sea State And Configuration Menu by pressing and holding the MODE key while the Autopilot is on Standby until the following is displayed:

CHANGE SETTING-[()]/FORWARD-[MODE]/BACKWARD-[INFO]
You are now at the Sea State And Configuration Menu (the i3000 will enter the menu at the setting you last viewed during any previous access of the menu). Pressing the MODE key at this point would step forward through the list of settings; pressing the INFO key would step back through the list of settings (Fig. 10). To exit out of the Sea State And Configuration Menu system at any time, press and hold the MODE key again. To save changes you made to any settings, you must turn the i3000 system off by pressing and holding the AUTO key until the unit powers down or simply tapping the OFF key, if equipped on your particular Control Head model.

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All the menus below are described in the forward sequence in which they are presented.

Most boats respond faster as their speed increases thus they need a lower Rudder setting at higher speeds than at lower speeds. To save the operator the task of changing the Rudder setting as the boats speed changes, the i3000 can do this automatically. If a vessel speed message from a GPS or Loran is present and connected to the i3000 ECU by means of an NMEA 0183, NMEA 2000, or TE network, the Rudder setting can be automatically reduced as the speed increases. When the information item Speed is enabled, this correction will occur automatically but will not be reflected by the displayed Rudder setting since it occurs internally (see Customizing the Information Display List, page 52). The range for the Rudder setting is: 0 (minimum movement) to 20 (maximum movement). Default = depends on Boat Type (see Setting Boat Type, page 33): 4 (PLANING Boat Type) 7 (SEMIDISP Boat Type) 10 (DISPLACE Boat Type) 10 (SAILBOAT Boat Type) To adjust the R u d d e r setting once inside the Sea State And Configuration Menu (page 39): 1. Press the MODE or INFO key repeatedly until RUDDER is displayed. 2. Adjust the setting using the < and > keys.

Response The Response setting is primarily the Autopilots weather control. It sets the amount that the vessel is permitted to move off course before rudder is applied to bring it back onto its set heading. Response needs to let the boat wander further off course in rough weather before correction than in calm water. This translates to a higher setting in rough water and a lower setting in smooth water. Proper setting has a marked effect on Autopilot wear and tear, as well as battery life in sailing craft.

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Rudder The Rudder setting has more effect than any other setting. It needs to be reasonably close to a proper setting before other settings are altered. This setting is used to match the rudder movement with the speed at which the boat responds. A boat that responds very quickly to the helm needs less rudder and thus a lower setting. A boat that is slow to respond to the helm needs a higher setting. If set too low the vessel will be very slow to respond, understeer, and tend to drift off course to one side. If the setting is too high the vessel will oversteer and build up oscillations from side to side.

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If the Response setting is too high, the vessel moves a long way from the course before it is corrected. You will need to decrease the Response setting to correct this. If the Response setting is too low, the vessel will hold its course but the helm will be constantly and rapidly moving, making small unnecessary corrections. Increase the Response setting to correct this. This condition causes the most wear in the steering gear and is wasteful of power. The Autopilot also has an Adaptive setting (A) designed to optimize Response, Counter Rudder and Trim in order to obtain the best performance, as conditions change. With Response set to A (Adaptive), the Autopilot automatically fine tunes the controlled rudder movements to roughly the same frequency and magnitude as those performed by hand when steering manually. If viewed from the Sea State And Configuration Menu, the value will change between A0 (calm sea) and A5 (rough sea) as it adjusts itself. When sea states or conditions change markedly, for instance, after turning to a new course from a following sea to a head sea, the adaptive setting adjusts automatically to suit the change in conditions. In very rough seas on planning or semi-displacement boats, if you experience severe S-curving then it is best to turn the adaptive setting off and set the value to its default setting. The range of settings is: Adaptive (A0 to A5), or 1 (very responsive) to 20 (least responsive). However, PLANING and SEMIDISP Boat Types have upper limits of 2 and 5 respectively to prevent setting the value innappropriately (see Setting Boat Type, page 33). Default = depends on Boat Type (see Setting Boat Type, page 33): 1 (PLANING Boat Type) 2 (SEMIDISP Boat Type) A (DISPLACE Boat Type) A (SAILBOAT Boat Type) To adjust the Response setting once inside the Sea State And Configuration Menu (page 39): 1. Press the MODE or INFO key repeatedly until RESP is displayed. 2. Adjust the setting using the < and > keys.

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Counter Rudder This setting is used to prevent the vessel from overshooting at the end of a large course change. Counter Rudder reduces the amount of applied rudder as the vessel approaches the new heading. If the vessel is turning fast, the applied rudder needs to be reduced earlier than if the vessel were turning slowly. This setting balances the rate at which the vessel is turning with the rate at which the reduction of applied rudder occurs.

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If Counter Rudder is set too high, the vessel will not settle onto the new heading quickly enough. If the Counter Rudder is set too low then the vessel will overshoot, and the Autopilot will have to correct with opposite helm accordingly, possibly causing the vessel to oscillate from side to side, before settling to the new heading. Typically, Counter Rudder is set to the appropriate default value during the Dockside settings routine and does not need further adjustment.

Default = depends on Boat Type (see Setting Boat Type, page 33): 1 (PLANING Boat Type) 3 (SEMIDISP Boat Type) 4 (DISPLACE Boat Type) 4 (SAILBOAT Boat Type) To adjust the Counter Rudder setting once inside the Sea State And Configuration Menu (page 39): 1. Press the MODE or INFO key repeatedly until C-RUD is displayed. 2. Adjust the setting using the < and > keys.

Rudder Limits This allows you to adjust the maximum rudder movement, to either side of midships, that can be obtained by the Autopilot under its control. The Dockside settings automatically calculated this value, however this setting allows manual override. Changes are made in four degree increments. Multiply the Rudder Limits setting by four in order to get the setting in degrees.
The range of settings is: 4 (16) to 10 (40). Default = none (set during Dockside settings routine) To adjust the Rudder Limits setting once inside the Sea State And Configuration Menu (page 39):

CAUTION
Ensure the limit setting does not allow the rudder to touch its mechanical end stops.

1. Press the MODE or INFO key repeatedly until RUDLIM is displayed. 2. Adjust the setting using the < and > keys.

Dodge Limits This limits the maximum rudder movement, either side of midships, that the dodge function can use. It should be set so that the vessel will not execute a dangerous turn at full speed. Changes are made in four degree increments. Multiply the Rudder Limits setting by four in order to get the setting in degrees. Dodge Limits cannot be set greater than the Rudder Limits.
The range of settings is: 4 (16) to 10 (40).

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The range of settings is: 0 (no Counter Rudder) to 2 0 (maximum Counter Rudder).

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Default = 10 (40). To adjust the Dodge Limits setting once inside the Sea State And Configuration Menu (page 39): 1. Press the MODE or INFO key repeatedly until DGELIM is displayed. 2. Adjust the setting using the < and > keys.

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Rudder Feedback Amplification This setting allows the Autopilot ECU to correctly handle signal amplification for the installed Rudder Feedback Unit (RFU). Signals from some Rudder Feedback Units (RFU) require amplification by the Autopilot ECU in order for the system to function correctly. The setting depends upon the RFU installed in your system. The i3000 comes from the factory set to AMPFD FB (amplified) for use with the i3809 Rotary RFU.
The available options for this menu are:

AMPFD FB (Amplified Feedback)


For use with: o i3809 Rotary RFUs o Linear RFUs with black jumper in place (usually used with outboards)

NOAMP FB (Non-Amplified Feedback)


For use with: o Linear RFUs with black jumper cut (usually used with outboards)

Default = (AMPFD FB (Amplified Feedback). To adjust the Rudder Feedback Amplification setting once inside the Sea State And Configuration Menu (page 39): 1. Press the MODE or INFO key repeatedly until one of the above options is displayed. 2. Adjust the setting using the < and > keys.

Rudder Centering Rudder centering can be turned off from here. When the Autopilot is initially engaged, the computer reads the rudder position. If it is greater than 10 from amidships it assumes the vessel is turning and, if Rudder Centering is ON, it centers the rudder so that it can get its bearings. If the rudder angle is less than 10 it assumes this is standing helm applied to compensate for tide or wind and so does not center the rudder. Some vessels will want to engage the Autopilot while towing or trawling where often standing helm is greater then 10. They can turn this setting to off so that the computer does not center the rudder when initially engaged.

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The available options for this menu are: RUDC ON (Rudder Centering ON) RUDC OFF (Rudder Centering off) Default = (RUDC ON (Rudder Centering ON). To adjust the Rudder Centering setting once inside the Sea State And Configuration Menu (page 39):

2. Adjust the setting using the < and > keys.

Reset All Use caution when displaying this option from the Sea State And Configuration Menu (page 39). When RESETALL is displayed, pressing the < and > keys simultaneously will clear all settings and restore all default values. The Autopilot will also switch itself off once the reset has been done.

Saving and Checking Setup


It is advised that you save the settings you have entered thus far before continuing by turning your i3000 system off by pressing and holding the AUTO key until the unit powers down or simply tapping the OFF key, if it is equipped on your particular Control Head model.

NOTICE
The compass positioning and correction procedures must be redone before you can use the Autopilot if compass error is greater than +/- 3.

While at sea, turn the vessel through a full 360 with the Autopilot on Standby. The Live Heading is displayed in larger numbers in the Heading display, note the amount of error at the eight Cardinal and Intercardinal points (N, NE, E, SE, S, SW, W, NW). The error should be less than +/- 3 at each point. If this accuracy cannot be achieved, the compass will need to be moved and corrected again before the Autopilot can be safely and reliably used. Comparison checks against known headings should be carried out to verify the accuracy of the compass and rudder control. Steer the vessel in a straight line at normal cruising speed and press the AUTO key. The vessel should now hold a steady course. If the vessel doesnt hold a steady course, you may need to change the Rudder setting under the Sea State and Configuration Menu to set the Autopilot for optimum performance, as you might do on a voyage. If the vessel drifts off course to one side, increase the Rudder setting by one. If the vessel oscillates from side to side, decrease Rudder by one. Only change Rudder one step at a time. Review the instructions the appropriate instructions, if needed, to change the setting.

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1. Press the MODE or INFO key repeatedly until RUDC is displayed.

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Press the AUTO key to regain manual steering control. Save any changed settings by holding down the AUTO key, or pressing the OFF key (if equipped), to turn the Autopilot off. Now satisfied with your compass position and accuracy, go back and complete the installation by permanently mounting it at this time, if you have not already done so. The i3000 Autopilot installation and setup is now complete.

Setup for i3705-Only Control Head Systems


If the only Control Head on your i3000 system is the i3705 model then calibration, configuration, and attaining information about the i3000 system are all executed on the ECU through the use of the three ECU buttons and LED display on the front of the ECU. The two-digit display will flash repeatedly if a menu option has not been selected for the menu presented. A steady display indicates that an option was previously selected. ECU Buttons and Display.

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+ - If the display is flashing, pushing this button displays the next menu option. If the display is steady, pushing this button advances you to the next menu, leaving the selection for the previous menu untouched. - - If the display is flashing, pushing this button displays the previous menu option. If the display is steady, pushing this button returns you to the previous menu, leaving the selection for the menu just displayed untouched. ENTER If the display is flashing, pushing this button selects the displayed option. If the display is steady, pushing this button deselects the displayed menu option (causing it to flash), and allows you to use the +, -, and ENTER buttons to scroll through the available menu options for that menu and make a new selection.

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ECU Modes
When you power on the ECU, either by ignition switch or reconnecting the power harness, the green power indicator next to the two-character LED display should come on and the ECU should present the following items in sequence on its LED display: 1) 8 .8 ., which is a 1-second LED test that lights all segments of the 2-digit LED indicator to ensure they are all working correctly. 2) the Software Version, which is a number (displays for 1 second) identifying the revision number of the installed software code set. 3) the Mode Menu (listing the current ECU mode). You can determine which mode the ECU is in by checking the code displayed by the Mode Menu on the two-character LED display just after powering on the ECU. The Mode Menu is the initial menu presented whenever the ECU is powered on. ECU mode descriptions and their corresponding display codes are listed below: Operation oP . This mode is the actual mode of use for the Autopilot. It is the initial mode automatically selected when the system is powered on, unless the system requires calibration. The ECU should always be returned to this mode after any setting changes have been made. Sea State - S S . This mode is for fine tuning Autopilot control based on sea conditions and your boats handling. The menu selections in this mode are preset to defaults which you should review prior to use. Sea Trial - St . This mode is for calibrating the system to correctly control your boat. Dockside d S . This mode is for setting up the initial system configuration required to enable the Autopilot to control your boat at sea. If the system has never been calibrated, this is the initial mode after power is applied. Test - ( t E. This mode is for special functions such as testing Autopilot control of the rudder, bleeding the hydraulic steering system, and resetting all i3000 settings and options to their original factory defaults.

Choosing the ECU Mode


The ECU mode is normally selected automatically by the system at at the time of startup (see ECU Modes, page 46), but it can also be changed manually by using the +, -, and ENTER buttons at the ECUs Mode Menu. If your system is not equipped with a Deluxe Control Head (i3715, i3730, or i3740), it will be necessary to manually change the ECU mode at the ECU in order to thoroughly calibrate and customize your system.

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To manually change the ECU mode, first make sure the ECU is displaying the Mode Menu (see ECU Modes, page 46). If the Mode Menu display is flashing, pushing the + or - buttons will display the other mode choices available. When the desired mode is displayed, pressing the ENTER button will confirm your choice and switch the ECU to the desired mode. When a mode is already selected (indicated by a steady display), pushing the ENTER button will cause the display to flash, allowing you to once again use the + and - buttons to scroll through the available mode choices. Pushing the + or - buttons while the display is steady will only move you back or forth through the menus available in the selected mode.

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Testing the Display


You can check if all the segments of the ECUs two-digit LED display are working correctly prior to calibration or Configuration by following the procedure below. 1. Cycle the power on the ECU by disconnecting/reconnecting the power harness. 2. Watch carefully as 8.8. is displayed for one second, testing all segments of the LED indicator. After the indicator test, the software release version is displayed for one second. Recycle the power again if you need to repeat the test. 3. If a problem is discovered with the LED display, contact Teleflex Morse Customer Support at 888-236-2952 before using the system.

Configuration Settings
The following tables show the various ECU modes, menus, options, and actions required to manually setup your i3000 system through the ECU. You should enter these configuration settings using the ECU buttons in the manner described under ECU Button Functions (page 45). You must complete the Dockside and Sea Trial settings in the order given before using the i3000 system for navigation and autopiloting. To save the changes you make to any settings, you must turn the i3000 system off after making the changes by pressing and holding the AUTO key on the i3705 Control Head until the unit powers down. The menus described in the tables below are in the sequence presented by the ECU. The default ECU display codes identified are the first choices presented by a new, reset, or previously unconfigured system. For more information on the menus and settings that follow, it is strongly advised that you review the descriptions of the menus and settings with the same names found under Setup for Deluxe Control Head Systems on page 31.

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Required ECU Configuration Settings.


ECU Display Dockside Mode (dS) Mode / Menu / Options / Procedure Rudder Feedback Amplification (setting description on page 32) A0: Amplified Feedback A1: Non-Amplified Feedback Setting Boat Type (setting description on page 33) @0: Sailing vessel @1: Displacement vessel @2: Semi-displacement vessel @3: Planing vessel Rudder Settings (setting description on page 33) 1. Press ENTER, + (r1 displayed). 2. Ensure rudder/RFU is correctly centered (r.1 displayed). 3. Press + (r2 displayed). 4. Turn helm to starboard just short of mechanical stop. 5. Press + (30 displayed). 6. Using + & - keys, set display to equal angle of rudder at this starboard position (30+). 7. Press ENTER (r4 displayed). 8. Turn helm to port just short of mechanical stop. 9. Press + (r5 displayed). 10. Center rudder. 11. Press + (r6 displayed). 12. Ensure rudder/RFU is correctly centered (r.6 displayed). 13. Make sure entire rudder path is clear then press + to begin rudder test. 14. When Rudder Test movements end, press ENTER to exit (r.0 displayed). Sea Trial Mode (St)

@3 r0

C0

Compass Calibration/Deviation Correction (setting description on page 37) 1. 2. 3. Press ENTER, + (Ct displayed). Begin CLOCKWISE turn (Cr displayed). Keep vessel turning steadily until CC displayed then press ENTER to exit.

CG

Align Compass (Fine/GPS Alignment) (setting description on page 38) 1. Press ENTER and hold steady course (CG flashes). 2. Press + whenever GPS COG data is satisfactory. Press + again to re-align to updated GPS COG data if desired. 3. Press ENTER to exit. Align Compass (Manual Alignment) (setting description on page 35) 1. Press ENTER and hold steady course (CA flashes). 2. Steer boat onto a known heading and hold course steady. 3. Using + & - keys, set heading value shown on networked heading display device to boats correct, known heading. 4. Press ENTER to exit.

CA

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ECU Display

Mode / Menu / Options / Procedure Sea State Mode (SS) <Adjustments to these settings only required if defaults are unsatisfactory.> Rudder (setting description on page 40) A0 (minimum movement) to AL (maximum movement) Response (setting description on page 40) @0: Adaptive, and @1 (very responsive) to @L (least responsive) Counter Rudder (setting description on page 41) C0 (no Counter Rudder) to CL (maximum Counter Rudder) Rudder Limits (setting description on page 42) d4 (16) to dA (40) Dodge Limits (setting description on page 42) E1 (4) to EA (40) Test Mode (tE) <Use these functions only to test system or reset settings to original defaults.>

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@0 C1 d EA

rt

Rudder Test / Jog Steer (analogous function description on page 58) 1. 2. 3. Press ENTER (rt flashes). Using + & - keys, test rudder/outboard movement in either direction. Press ENTER to exit.

rA

Reset All (setting description on page 44) 1. Press ENTER (rA flashes). 2. Press + & - keys simultaneously. 3. After a few seconds, ECU will turn itself off. To turn back on, press i3705s AUTO button.

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Finishing Up
Follow the instructions under Saving and Checking Setup (page 44) to perform a final check of your i3000 system installation and setup. Following satisfactory completion of this section, your i3000 Autopilot system will be ready for use.

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Getting to Know the i3000 Control Heads
The i3705 Standard Control Head.

The i3715 Deluxe Control Head.

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The i3730 Deluxe Control Head.

The Control Head is where the helmsman controls all of the functions of the Autopilot. The LCD constantly displays steering related data; Autopilot system status, Heading or Course, Rudder Position, and Course Control Mode. It also has an information display area across the top of the LCD. You can choose which information available is shown here, giving you quick access to relevant information. You can also quickly access and change Sea State and Configuration settings. Operation has been kept very simple with just a few function buttons and a Course Change Knob (Deluxe Control Head models). Changing course is achieved with the simple turn of the Course Change Knob or the press of an arrow key. The arrow keys can be used either for changing course or dodging. Course changes can be in either 1 per press or 10 per press increments. Dodging is an easy means of momentarily changing course to avoid an obstruction, release the key and the Steering system returns you back to your original heading but not to your original track. The only operating difference between the three Deluxe Control Heads is that the i3715 Handheld unit does not have a dedicated off function key. The i3740 has an audible buzzer that accompanies alarms and confirms key presses.

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The i3740 Deluxe Control Head.

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Control Head Button Functions
AUTO Automatic/On/Off button. Turns the i3000 on if it is off. Press once to turn on. To turn off and save any changed settings, press and hold until safety countdown ends (three seconds) and display goes blank. When the system is already powered up, each press toggles status between Standby (Manual Control) and Auto (Automatic Control). INFO Information button (Deluxe Control Heads only). Gives access to lighting and selected Sea State adjustments and NMEA information. Press and hold for three seconds to access and customize the full list of information that may be viewed. Press and hold the INFO and MODE keys together for three seconds to access the Dockside and Sea Trial menus. MODE Mode button (Deluxe Control Heads only). Selects the Course Control Mode: Compass or Navigator. Press and hold for three seconds to display the Sea State and Configuration Menu. Press and hold the INFO and MODE keys together for three seconds to access the Dockside and Sea Trial menus. < & > Left and Right Arrow buttons. Dodges or changes course when on Auto, depending on function selected. Jog Steers / moves the rudder while on Standby. These buttons also change the values of the selected setting when in a menu. Course Change Knob (Deluxe Control Heads only) Changes course when on Auto. Changes the values of the selected setting in some menus. OFF Off button (fitted on the i3730 and i3740 Control Heads only). Saves settings and turns off the system (AUTO still turns the system off as well).

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Starting Up the i3000


Your i3000 system is off when the LCD display of your Deluxe Control Head is completely blank or the LED over your i3705 Control Head is not on. As soon as the AUTO key is pressed, the i3000 will power up. TELEFLEX is displayed on the Information Display line of Deluxe Control Heads, if installed. This is followed by the text I3000 and the Software Version number, i.e. 15. Deluxe Control Heads will then identify themselves by displaying PILOT 715, PILOT 730, or PILOT 740 on their respective displays. The i3000 then carries out a self test routine and displays TESTING while the tests are performed. After successful testing, the vessel's heading is displayed and the system goes to Standby status.

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On i3705 Control Heads, the LED above the AUTO button will flash quickly for a few seconds during the initialization and self test routine then flash steadily to indicate the systems status (for more information on the i3705s LED and system status, see Autopilot Status on page 54).

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Screen Lighting (Deluxe Control Heads Only)
The backlight intensity for the i3000 display can be easily adjusted by pressing the INFO key repeatedly until LIGHT HI or LIGHT LO is displayed. Press the < or > key to change the Lighting setting between high and low. The Information Display will revert back to Live Heading if a key is not pressed within seven seconds.

Information Display (Deluxe Control Heads Only)


Pressing the INFO key steps through a list of information items displayed on the Information Display line of the LCD. Items may be added or removed from the list, customizing it to suit your needs and preferences. Alarms and other system messages are also displayed on the Information Display line and may be accompanied by the Alarm Symbol on the LCD screen (see Alarms, Messages, and System Failures on page 61 for more information). When displaying adjustable information items, such as Lighting, the < and > keys will change the value of the setting. If no adjustment is made for seven seconds, the Information Display will automatically revert to the Live Heading display, returning the < and > keys to their previous function. Non-adjustable items do not time-out after seven seconds and do not change the function of the < and > keys. The default information items that will display without additional NMEA inputs are: Live Heading, Lighting, Rudder, and Battery Voltage. Note that Rudder is the same setting as that found under the Sea State and Configuration Menu. As an alternative to having to go into the Sea State and Configuration Menu, the Information Display can quickly list the Sea State settings that may most often need fine adjustment (Rudder, Response, and Counter Rudder) and allow you to make changes to these settings to fine tune Autopilot control on the fly (see Sea State Adjustments on page 59 for more information).

Customizing the Information Display List To change which items are displayed in the Information Display list, press and hold the I N F O key for three seconds to enter the Information Menu.

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The INFO key now steps through all the items available for the Information Display, except Live Heading and Lighting which cannot be turned off. An asterix (* ) on the LCD display by an information item indicates that it will appear in the Information Display list. Stop at the item you wish to change. Use the < or > key to turn the item on or off or to change the units of the Depth and Temperature displays. The values last displayed are the values that the Autopilot will use. Press and hold the I N F O key for three seconds to exit the Information Menu. Press and hold the AUTO key until the unit powers down or simply tap the OFF key to save any changed settings. The full list of available information items that can be displayed and their default (recommended) values [ ] are:

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Standard Information Items o Live Heading - HEAD [ON] o Lighting - LIGHT [ON] o Rudder - RUDDER [ON] o Response - RESP [off] o Counter Rudder - CR [off] o Battery Voltage - VOLT [ON] o Digital Rudder Angle (Fine) - RUD [off] Information Items Available with Suitable NMEA Message* o Waypoint Name - WPT [ON] o Cross Track Error - XTE [ON] o Bearing (To Waypoint) - BWP [ON] o Distance - DIST [ON] o Speed - SPD [ON] o Depth - DPTH [ON] o Wind Angle - WIND [ON] o Wind Speed - WSPD [ON] o Speed Over Ground - SOG [ON] o Course Over Ground - COG [ON] o Water Temperature - TEMP [ON] *Despite being turned on, information items requiring an NMEA message will only be displayed if the correct message is available on the boats network.

Settings Memory
Any changes you make to user settings, such as screen lighting, Dockside settings, etc., are saved in the units memory at shutdown and automatically restored when the i3000 is powered back on. Therefore, it is important to remember to turn your i3000 system off and back on again using the AUTO and/or OFF keys after you have made any setting changes.

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Rudder Position Indicator (Deluxe Control Heads Only)
Rudder Position Indicator. The Control Heads LCD displays a bar graph of the rudder position, up to 30. The graph is graduated every 5 and notated in 10 increments from midships. In Auto mode, when the Autopilot is controlling rudder movement, two black arrows on either side of the graph are used to indicate Steering Pump activity or inactivity. Both arrows are displayed when the Steering Pump is inactive. A single arrow indicates that the rudder is being driven in that direction by the Steering Pump (Fig. 16). If the rudder reaches either of the Autopilots established Rudder Limits (page 42) the graphs segments will flash. There is also an Information Display item called Digital Rudder Angle (Fine) that can display rudder angle in a numerical format similar to that on an LCD watch. A ( or > symbol indicates the direction of the rudder angle, i.e. RUD (05 would mean the rudder is 5 degrees to Port. RUD (00> indicates the rudder is at midships. See Customizing the Information Display List (page 52) for information on how to add this item to the Information Display list.

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Autopilot Status
When powered, the Autopilot will always be on either Standby (Manual Control) or Auto (Automatic Control). On Standby, the Autopilot is on but not engaged. This means the Autopilot will not make any adjustments to the rudder to maintain a steady course. While on Standby, the large numbers in the center of Deluxe Control Head LCDs will indicate Live Heading. The Heading will change as you steer manually, just like a conventional compass. On Auto, the Autopilot is engaged and controls your boats steering to maintain a specified course according to the Course Control Mode chosen. While on Auto, the large numbers in the center of Deluxe Control Head LCDs will indicate the specified course. To determine i3000 Autopilot system status, users with Deluxe Control Heads can simply check which Autopilot status symbol appears on the Control Heads LCD screen (Fig. 17). i3705 Control Head users must check the flash pattern of the LED located just above the AUTO key (Fig. 18).

Autopilot Status Icons on Deluxe Control Heads Standby (a) and Auto (b). a b

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i3705 Control Head LED Flash Patterns Denoting Autopilot Status.

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The Autopilot is engaged or disengaged via the AUTO key. Pressing the AUTO key will toggle the Autopilot from Standby to Auto, or Auto to Standby if already engaged. Once engaged, the course that the Autopilot will steer to is determined by the the Course Control Mode you have chosen. There are two Course Control ModesCompass and Navigator. Under Compass Course Control, the Autopilot will use the compass heading that was last displayed at the time of Auto engagement as the course to steer to and will hold your boat on that heading until it is disengaged or the Course Change function is used. Under NAV Course Control, the Autopilot will use the data provided by a networked NMEA or TE navigator or chartplotter to steer your boat directly to a waypoint or along a multi-leg route selected on the navigator. Once engaged, NAV Course Control will continue to hold your boat on a straight Course Over Ground (COG) to the current waypoint until it is disengaged or the Course Change function is used. i3705 Control Heads will automatically switch to NAV Course Control if there is navigator data present on the network and default back to Compass Course Control if the navigator data is absent. You can confirm that an i3705 is receiving navigator data by checking the Standby flash pattern of its LED (Fig. 18). The selected Course Control Mode is indicated on the right side of the LCD on Deluxe Control Head models and is changed by tapping the MODE key. For more information on these Course Control Modes, see Compass Course Control (page 56) and NAV (Navigator) Course Control (page 56).

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While on Auto, the < and > keys can be used to either dodge obstacles in your boats path, automatically returning you to the previous course but on a different track, or they can immediately bring the vessel onto a new course. These functions only operate while on Auto but NOT when an adjustable setting has been selected. The default function is to Dodge. However, you can change the function to your preference. While on Auto, each time the < and > keys are pressed simultaneously, the i3000 will cycle through the Auto arrow key functions. The Auto flash pattern of the LED on i3705 Control Heads will indicate which Auto arrow key function has been selected (see Autopilot Status on page 54). Deluxe Control Heads display the functions on the Information Display line of the LCD. Deluxe Control Head owners have additional options. The Deluxe Control Head Auto arrow key functions are:

DODGE MD - Dodge function (default).

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COURSE 1 - Course Change function (1 per key press).


When this is selected, a small 1 will blink on the display.

COURSE10 - Course Change function (10 per key press).


When this is selected, a small 10 will blink on the display.

Compass Course Control


Under Compass Course Control, the Autopilot will use the compass heading that was last displayed at the time of Auto engagement as the course to steer to and will hold your boat on that heading until it is disengaged or the Course Change function is used.

NOTICE
In an emergency, you can press the OFF key, or press and hold the AUTO key, to turn the Autopilot off and regain manual control.

If Compass Course Control is active, simply press the AUTO key to engage the Autopilot and put it on Auto (Automatic Control). On Deluxe Control Head models, if NAV is displayed then press the MODE key repeatedly until the word COMPASS flashes. Then press the AUTO key to engage Auto under Compass Course Control, otherwise the Autopilot will return to the previous Course Control Mode. If using an i3705 Control Head and navigator data is present (see Fig. 18 to determine status), deselect any active routes or waypoints on networked navigators or turn the navigator off to ensure that the i3705 engages in Compass Course Control Mode. To make small changes to your course while on Auto, turn the Course Change Knob, or the < and > keys if their Auto arrow key function has been set to Course Change (see Auto Arrow Key Functions, page 55). The Autopilot will turn the vessel onto the new heading. To make large course changes, press the AUTO key to return the Autopilot to Standby, steer the vessel manually to the new course, then press the AUTO key again to engage the Autopilot and continue on your new heading.

NAV (Navigator) Course Control


The i3000 Autopilot can be interfaced to a navigation device such as a GPS, Loran or chartplotter using the TE Network or Industry Standard NMEA 0183 or 2000 formats (see Connecting Optional Devices on page 27 for more information on how to connect and network navigator devices). The minimum NMEA messages required from your navigator in order to use NAV Course Control are: Cross Track Error (XTE), Bearing to Waypoint, and Waypoint Identifier. Once a waypoint has been selected as a target and the navigation device is providing the Autopilot with navigation data to the target, the Autopilot may be engaged under NAV Course Control. Under NAV Course Control, the Autopilot will use the data provided by the device to steer your boat directly to the waypoint or along the multileg route selected. Once engaged, NAV Course Control will hold your boat on a straight Course Over Ground (COG) to the waypoint or along the route until the Autopilot is disengaged or the Course Change function is used.

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To use NAV Course Control, first program your navigator with a waypoint or route, select it, and activate it. When creating a route on a plotter, please bear in mind that the Autopilot cannot turn abruptly at the exact position of a waypoint. The turn towards the next waypoint only begins at that waypoint. The radius of the turn is influenced by many factors so be aware, and stay alert. When the i3000 detects an active target waypoint or route, it will switch to NAV Course Control Mode automatically, and read the magnetic bearing to the target from the navigator and set this as the new course. NAV will flash on the LCD to remind you that the Autopilot is under NAV Course Control, not Compass Course Control. Manually steer your boat onto the new course initially to minimize Cross Track Error and to ensure that Auto can be engaged safely. Ensure NAV is still flashing when ready to engage Auto. If not, press the MODE key until it flashes. If you still have problems, check your navigator and network connection.

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NOTICE
In an emergency, you can press the OFF key, or press and hold the AUTO key, to turn the Autopilot off and regain manual control.

With NAV flashing, press the AUTO key to engage Auto under NAV Course Control. NAV will stop flashing and the Autopilot will turn your boat onto the new course, fine tuning it as it goes. The Autopilot will then hold this course until it is disengaged or the Course Change function is used. While under NAV Course Control, both the Auto arrow key functions and Course Change Knob still operate. The Autopilot constantly monitors the Cross Track Error signal from the navigator and maintains a direct Course Over Ground to the target. Note that the vessel may establish a crab angle to compensate for wind and tide as it steers to the selected waypoint.

Establishing a Crab Angle Under NAV Course Control.

Figure 19

If a new waypoint is selected by the navigator because it is the next waypoint sequenced in a route, the Autopilot will automatically accept the new course if Waypoint Sequence was set to AUTO WPT in the Dockside settings (page 35). The Autopilot will then turn onto the new course. The Autopilot will also automatically accept a new waypoint if it is selected manually on the navigator while en route.

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If navigation data is lost for any reason, the Information Display line will show an explanatory message and the Autopilot will automatically switch to Compass Course Control Mode, taking the last known heading as the new course. This will also be the case if Waypoint Sequence was set to MAN WPT in the Dockside settings (page 35) and you do not accept the course change to the next waypoint by pressing the AUTO key within 10 seconds of notification at the preceeding waypoint. Certain conditions may inhibit engagement or continued use of NAV Course Control, such as the i3000 not receiving navigator data (NO NAV ), not receiving Cross Track Error information (NO XTE), or receiving error messages from the navigator (NAVG ERR). General troubleshooting tips and error message explanations can be found in the Troubleshooting section (page 61).

Jog Steer
Jog Steering allows you to steer or test Autopilot rudder control using the < and > keys on the Control Head. The Jog Steer function can only be used while the Autopilot is on Standby. It will not operate in Auto mode or when settings are being altered. To use the Jog Steer function, first ensure your Autopilot is on Standby. Then press either the < or > key and the Autopilot will move the rudder in that direction. The rudder stops moving as soon as the key is released, and it is not returned to the midships position thereafter. The message (---JOG or JOG---) is displayed on the LCD of Deluxe Control Head models to confirm the command.

Dodge
When the Autopilot is on Auto and the Dodge Auto arrow key function has been selected (see Auto Arrow Key Functions, page 55), pressing and holding either the < or > key will move the rudder in that direction. When the key is released, the Autopilot will return your boat to its original course but on a different track. This function is used to Dodge obstacles in the vessels path and return you back to your original heading or course. If on Compass Course Control, this may result in the boat retaking the same heading but on a parallel track to the original. The message (--D0DGE or D0DGE--) is displayed on the LCD of Deluxe Control Head models to confirm the command. For safety, Dodge Limits should be set to limit rudder movement and prevent sudden, severe course changes from occuring when initiating a dodge. See Dodge Limits (page 42) for instructions on how to do this.

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The Course Change function allows you to fine tune or adjust an active course while on Auto. To change an active course, make sure the Auto arrow key function has been set to Course Change (see Auto Arrow Key Functions, page 55) then press the < or > keys to change the course as desired. Alternatively, Deluxe Control Head users may change course by rotating the Course Change Knob until the large numbers on the LCD show the new desired course. The Course Change Knob will change the active course by 1 for each click of rotation. < or > keypresses on Deluxe Control Heads will change the active course by either 1 or 10, depending on which Auto arrow key function was selected. The Autopilot will immediately turn your boat onto the new course as soon as the change is initiated. Be cautious. 10 on a fast boat is a substantial turn. For large course changes it is usually safest to switch the Autopilot back to Standby, steer to the new course manually, then switch back to Auto.

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Sea State Adjustments


If sea conditions change or you notice that your boat is no longer holding a steady course, you may need to change the Rudder and/or possibly other Sea State settings. Here are some symptoms you might observe along with the Sea State setting adjustments you would need to make to correct them (descriptions for the Sea State settings mentioned can be found in the Sea State and Configuration Menu section, page 39): Boat builds up oscillations from side to side. Reduce Rudder setting by one. Boat drifts off course to one side. Increase Rudder setting by one. Boat moves off course a long way before being brought back on course. Reduce Response setting by one. Boat holds a course but helm is constantly making small corrections. Increase Response setting by one. Boat takes a long time to settle on its new course after a turn has been initiated. Reduce Counter Rudder setting by one.

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Boat overshoots and overcorrects during course changes. Increase Counter Rudder setting by one.

NOTICE
The i3000 does not fix old or loose steering systems. Nor does it steer your boat betterjust automatically. If you have problems with your boats handling, so will the i3000. While helpful, the i3000 cannot overcome sea and boat conditions that would otherwise make your boat uncontrollable.

i3705 Control Head users must make Sea State setting adjustments at the ECU while in Sea State mode (see Configuration Settings, page 47). Deluxe Control Head users may do so from the Sea State and Configuration Menu (page 39) or from the Information Display. As an alternative to having to go into the Sea State and Configuration Menu, the Information Display on Deluxe Control Heads can quickly list the Sea State settings that may most often need fine adjustment (Rudder, Response, and Counter Rudder) and allow you to make changes to these settings to fine tune Autopilot control on the fly. These Information Display items are the same settings as those found under the Sea State and Configuration Menu. Although Response and Counter Rudder may also be set to display, Rudder is the only Sea State setting that displays by default due to reasons of simplicity, its large influence on Autopilot control, and its common role in solving most simple Autopilot control problems. It is highly recommended that you leave the display defaults for these particlular information items alone so that the chance of inadvertantly changing the other settings and throwing your Autopilots fine tuning out of balance will be greatly reduced. For more information on the Information Display, its use, and adding or removing items from the Information Display list, see Information Display (Deluxe Control Heads Only) on page 52. The Sea State settings appear on the Information Display as follows (followed by their associated values): Rudder - RUDDER Response - RESP Counter Rudder CR To make the required adjustment through the Information Display, simply press the INFO key repeatedly until the desired setting is displayed on the Information Display line of the LCD. Then use the < and > keys to set the value as needed. The change will take effect immediately. Turn the unit off temporarily if you wish to save the changed setting.

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Technical Information
Specifications
Power
Voltage Input Circuit Breaker 9 16 VDC One 5-Amp and one 15-Amp per ECU

Temperature
Operating Range Storage Range 32 to 131 F (0 to 55 C) -4 to 158 F (-20 to 70 C)

Troubleshooting
Troubleshooting starts with a visual inspection. If a problem persists, call Teleflex Morse Customer Support at 888-236-2952.

Visual Inspection
If a problem is experienced with the i3000 system, first visually inspect the system for the most likely causes, which include the following: Loose harness connectors Poorly crimped butt connections Bent connector pins Mechanical obstructions Harnesses perforated by excessively tightened wire ties Internal fuses in the ECU have blown

Alarms, Messages, and System Failures


If an alarm is triggered, the alarm symbol will appear on the LCD of Deluxe Control Head models and a message will appear on the Information Display line. The ECU display will also show an alarm code on its LED display. As a safety precaution, serious problems and system failures will cause the Autopilot to automatically disengage if on Auto at the time of the failure. Below is a list of possible errors and associated troubleshooting tips to solve the problem before calling your dealer or Teleflex Morse Customer Support (888-236-2952).

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i3000 Errors and Troubleshooting Tips. ECU Display Error LOW BATTERY NAVIGATOR ALARM NOVRAM CHECKSUM ERROR COMPASS SIGNAL ERROR COMPASS SIGNAL ERROR CONTROL HEAD TIMEOUT STACK OVERFLOW CONTROL HEAD ALARM CONTROL HEAD ALARM COMPASS TIMEOUT COMPASS TIMEOUT RUDDER FEEDBACK ERROR Suggested Action Check vessels charging system. Check navigator for power, data output format, bad reception, cabling problems, and faulty equipment. Check that system setup & configuration parameters are still valid. Resite compass. Same as #07 above. Check Control Head cabling and connections. Check for and remove any sources of electrical noise near the ECU then recycle ECU power. Same as #46 above. Same as #46 above. Check for and remove strong magnetic fields close to the compass. Check that Deutsch connector pins 2, 3, & 4 are working correctly at 2.5V 1.5V. Same as #A5 above. Check RFU for cabling & connection problems, excessive travel on the feedback arm, and correct installation. Check RFU for cabling & connection problems, disconnection of the feedback arm, and correct installation. Check Steering Pump for cabling & connection problems and correct operation via Rudder Test / Jog Steer function. Check circuit breaker, fuses inside the ECU, cables, and connections.

0E 0A 02 07 08 46 82 83 86 A5 A6 [6

E0

RUDDER/STEERING PUMP ERROR

0F
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HEAVY DUTY SUPPLY FAILURE

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Maintenance
Your Teleflex Morse i3000 is designed to provide you with years of trouble-free operation with virtually no maintenance. Follow the simple procedures below to ensure that your i3000 continues to deliver top performance. If the unit comes into contact with salt spray, simply wipe the affected surfaces with a cloth dampened in fresh water. Do not attempt to repair the i3000 yourself. There are no user serviceable parts inside, and special tools and techniques are required for reassembly to ensure the waterproof integrity of the housings. Repairs should be performed only by authorized Teleflex Morse technicians. Many requests for repair received by Teleflex Morse involve units that do not actually need repair. These units are returned no problem found. If you have a problem with your i3000, follow the instructions under Troubleshooting on page 61 before calling Customer Support or sending your unit in for repair. The i3000 contains several tools which can aid in determining if there is a problem and how to isolate and repair the problem in many cases.

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Customer Service & Support


If you have any questions, call our Teleflex Customer Support Hotline: 1-888-236-2952 Toll free throughout the U.S. and Canada; hours are Monday- Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern time. Or e-mail teleflexelectronics@tflx.com If reading and following the suggestions under Troubleshooting on page 61 has not resolved any problems you may be experiencing with the product and you feel the product needs factory service, please follow the instructions under TE Product Return Procedure on page 65.

3-Year Limited Warranty


We warrant to the original retail purchaser that Teleflex Morse products have been manufactured free from defects in materials and workmanship. This warranty is effective for three years from the product manufacturer date, except where Teleflex Morse products are used commercially or in any rental or other income producing activity; then this warranty is limited to ninety days from the date of original purchase for mechanical and electrical products. Teleflex Morse, Inc. products found to be defective and covered by this warranty will be replaced or repaired at Teleflex Morses option, and returned to the customer. Items must be returned within the warranty period to the dealer from whom such products were purchased, or directly to Teleflex Morse. Teleflex Morses sole responsibility under this warranty is limited to the repair or replacement of product that is, in Teleflex Morses opinion, defective. Teleflex Morse is not responsible for charges connected with the removal of such product or reinstallation of replacement or repaired parts. Teleflex Morse will have no obligations under this warranty for any product that: was not properly installed; was used in an installation other than as recommended in our installation or operation instructions or specifications; failed or was damaged due to an accident or abnormal operation including racing, misuse or alterations outside our factory;

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was repaired or modified by entities other than Teleflex Morse; was used on an engine/boat combination where the engine horsepower exceeds the rating established by the boat manufacturer; was used with other product(s) which, in Teleflex Morses opinion, are incompatible with the Teleflex Morse product.

THIS WARRANTY IS EXPRESSLY IN LIEU OF ANY OTHER WARRANTIES, OBLIGATIONS OR LIABILITIES ON THE PART OF TELEFLEX MORSE AND WILL BE THE CUSTOMERS EXCLUSIVE REMEDY EXCEPT FOR ANY APPLICABLE IMPLIED WARRANTIES UNDER STATE LAW WHICH ARE HEREBY LIMITED IN DURATION TO THREE YEARS FROM MANUFACTURERS DATE CODE ON PRODUCT. IN NO EVENT WILL TELEFLEX MORSE BE LIABLE FOR ANY INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES FOR BREACH OF ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTY RELATING TO THE PRODUCTS. Some states do not allow limitations on an implied warranty, or the exclusion of incidental or consequential damages, so the above exclusions may not apply to you. You may also have other rights that vary from state to state. Teleflex Morse products returned under this warranty must be tagged with the customers name, street address, and phone number to ensure proper handling, and returned freight prepaid to the selling dealer or to the appropriate Teleflex Morse manufacturing facility. This User Manual contains the facility addresses.

TE Product Return Procedure


1. In order to return a TE product, please contact a Customer Service Representative at 1-888-236-2952 or e-mail at teleflexelectronics@tflx.com. Upon approval, a Return Goods Authorization (RGA) number will be assigned from the Customer Service Department. The RGA number is Teleflexs internal tracking document, which is necessary in order to process a return. 2. The actual product list of items to be returned must be submitted by telephone or e-mail at teleflexelectronics@tflx.com. This list must include the Teleflex Morse part number, quantity being returned, product cost and reason for return. Also please include the customer debit/reference number if necessary. NOTE: To ensure prompt attention and response, please provide an accurate phone number; fax number, and the name of a contact person. 3. All returned parts must be individually tagged with an assigned Teleflex Morse RGA number. All boxes and paperwork must also reference the assigned RGA number. Teleflex Morse will provide a return kit which will include:

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a. A letter expressing our apology for any inconvenience the products in question may have caused. b. Return instructions c. RGA Form d. RGA Tags for the return products e. Shipping Label (UPS Ground), expenses for overnight returns are the responsibility of the customer 4. If the customer tracking process requires a claim/reference number per part, the customer must individually tag ALL parts with your claim/reference number. 5. A packing list must be included with the returned parts. This packing list must reference our Teleflex Morse part number, quantity being returned and Teleflex Morse RGA number. Only parts originally approved for return should be included. An RGA number cannot be used for multiple shipments. Each shipment requires a separate RGA number. 6. Products should be sent to: Teleflex Morse Electrical ATTN: TE Warranty Department 6980 Professional Parkway East Sarasota, Florida 34240
7.

The Limited Warranty does not cover shipping costs to the Teleflex Morse Sarasota facility, any costs for labor or otherwise related to product removal or replacement, or any other costs of any nature without prior consent by Teleflex Morse Sarasota. Parts, products and accessories made by others are warranted only to the extent of the original manufacturers warranty to Teleflex Morse. Teleflex Morse reserves the right to examine all returned merchandise. Teleflex Morse tests 100% of the returned products at its facility. All returns must be received within 30 days from authorization. Any product sent C.O.D. or without an RGA number will be refused. Products eligible for credit will be processed within 30 days. regarding customer returns. The customer may also e-mail Teleflex Morse at teleflexelectronics@tflx.com.

8.

9.

10. The toll free number (1-888-236-2952) is available for questions

11. A 15% restocking fee is required for all returns unless waived by

authorized Teleflex Morse personnel.

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Glossary
AWG American Wire Gauge. A system for specifying the diameter of electrical conductors where the numbers increase as the wire diameters decrease. Direction expressed in degrees relative to North, calculated clockwise using a map or compass. Control Area Network bus. An open-architecture, digital backbone used to interconnect monitoring and control devices. i3000 component with levers to control the autopilot settings of course. Direction of travel. Direction you are traveling measured in degrees from North.

Bearing (BRG)

CANbus

Control Head

Course Course Over Ground (COG) Cross Track Error (XTE) Electronic Control Unit (ECU)

Distance between your present position and the trackline. i3000 component that coordinates the signals from the Control Heads, compass, and TE Network to direct the operation of the Steering Pump and control the boats course. Global Positioning System. A method of determining longitude and latitude position using a system of satellites. National Marine Electronics Association. A standard defined by the National Marine Electronics Association commonly used by most marine electronics manufacturers for data communication between marine electronic devices. The new NMEA standard for connection protocols. A boat with an engine mounted outside the stern.

GPS

NMEA NMEA 0183

NMEA 2000 Outboard

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Outboard Route A boat with an engine mounted outside the stern. A sequence of waypoints forming a multi-leg path to a final destination. i3000 component that senses the rudder position in a hyraulic steering system. Single Pole Double Throw. A switch or relay with one set of contacts and a lever or energizing solenoid that can be in either of two positions. i3000 component that performs the physical movement of the rudder/outboard of a hyraulic steering system. Power train configuration with engine inboard and drive outboard. Teleflex Electronics. Teleflexs CANbus protocol operating on NMEA 2000, providing a continuous stream of data to all devices plugged into the onboard network. Angle of line connecting starting and ending waypoints. Measured from north (000). A position or location stored in memory for navigation allowing return to the same position.

Rudder Feedback Unit (RFU) SPDT

Steering Pump

Stern-Drive TE TE Network

Track (TRK)

Waypoint

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Index
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Backlight setting .........................................................................52, 53 Bearing (BRG) ..................................................................... 53, 56, 67 Button Functions.........................................................................45, 51

J
Jog Steer..................................................................25, 49, 51, 58, 62

N
Navigator............................................................35, 55, 56, 57, 58, 62 Navigator Course Control............................................. 55, 56, 57, 58 NMEA.................................13, 27, 35, 40, 51, 52, 53, 55, 56, 67, 68

C
Calibration...................................................................................11, 46 Compass...10, 12, 18, 19, 26, 35, 37, 38, 48, 51, 55, 56, 57, 58, 70 Compass Course Control .......................................35, 55, 56, 57, 58 Control Head.....................................................................................50 button functions...........................................................................51 Course...............................................................................................67 over ground (COG) ............................................53, 55, 56, 57, 67 Cross track error (XTE)...........................................53, 56, 57, 58, 67

O
Operation Mode..........................................................................46, 50 Oversteering ..................................................................................... 40

P
Power ........10, 13, 18, 25, 27, 28, 29, 30, 33, 36, 41, 46, 47, 51, 62 voltage ......................................................................................... 13

D
Distance ............................................................................................67 Dockside settings7, 20, 24, 25, 31, 32, 33, 36, 37, 38, 39, 42, 46, 47, 48, 51, 53, 57, 58 Dodge.......................................................................42, 43, 49, 55, 58

R
Reset system..............................................................................44, 49 Routes...................................................10, 12, 25, 35, 55, 56, 57, 68 Rudder Feedback Unit (RFU)20, 21, 22, 27, 32, 33, 36, 43, 48, 62, 68, 70

E
Electronic Control Unit (ECU)11, 12, 13, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 35, 37, 40, 43, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49, 60, 61, 62, 67, 70 button functions.....................................................................45, 47 operation mode .....................................................................46, 50 test mode ............................................................25, 46, 48, 49, 62

S
Sea State settings 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 46, 49, 50, 51, 52, 59, 60 Sea Trial settings...........7, 18, 31, 32, 35, 37, 38, 39, 46, 47, 48, 51 Speed..........................................................................................40, 53 Status Indicators......................................................50, 51, 52, 54, 56 Steering Pump10, 11, 12, 13, 18, 19, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 54, 62, 67, 68, 70

G
GPS ............................................................. 10, 37, 38, 40, 48, 56, 67

H
Heading............................................................. 34, 44, 50, 52, 53, 54

T
TE Network...........................................................................12, 27, 28 Track (TRK) .............................................................50, 55, 58, 67, 68

I
i3705..........12, 13, 14, 26, 31, 45, 47, 49, 51, 52, 54, 55, 56, 60, 71 Ignition................................................................................................. 1 Information status............................................................................... 52, 54, 55 voltage............................................................................. 52, 53, 61

U
Understeering................................................................................... 40

W
Waypoints ..........................................................35, 55, 56, 57, 58, 68

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Parts Information
Control Head #1 Type:_____________________________________ Serial Number:____________________________________________________ Control Head #2 Type:_____________________________________ Serial Number:____________________________________________________ i3580 Flux Gate Compass Serial Number:____________________________________________________

I3300 ECU:______________________________________________ Serial Number:____________________________________________________ Software Version:_____________________ Hydraulic Steering Pump Type:______________________________ Serial Number:____________________________________________________ Rudder Feedback Unit (RFU) Type:___________________________ Serial Number:____________________________________________________

Installation & Service History


Date ______________________ ______________________ ______________________ ______________________ ______________________ ______________________ ______________________ ______________________ ______________________ ______________________ ______________________ ______________________ ______________________ ______________________ ______________________ ______________________ ______________________ ______________________ ______________________ ______________________ ______________________ ______________________ ______________________ Notes ____________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________

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