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I just got my CT yesterday and was going through the nav. system using the quickstart pamphlet (so...no I didn't get the chance to RTFM yet :rolleyes:) but I sure liked my old $200 Garmin that I'd been using 'til now as I didn't even have to crack the manual open to use it....and it had traffic notifications and 3D maps to boot!
I was trying to enter some voice commands...like find nearest fuel etc.....and I'd get the radio station changed for example or the rear defrost turned on....

also....I notice that the DVD is in the glove box...unopened so I assume that the dealer must have configured the car from a common DVD that they use?
Where is the unit located to hold the DVD? (my CT didn't have an english nav. manual so they gave me one from an Accord which is supposed to be the same system....but the Accord manual says it's located in the trunk on the left side)
....Bit of a sharp learning curve I'm expecting with these things....or maybe I'm just slow?
 

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I opted not to get NAV on mine the NAV system is rough around the edges so as with any NAV out there that are pre-installed.
I would have thought that the Honda system had been around for awhile and perhaps perfected a bit? I'd also heard others state that among the factory systems that Honda's was the best....
 

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Firstly, if it's anything like my 09 TSX, it wont take you long to figure it out. The DVD that is in the glovebox is likely for a different area then where you are living, thus the disc that is in the nav system (will be in a cd like slot, perhaps in the trunk or under the front seat) will be for your area. As for the voice recognition, I generally do not bother with it. You have to look in the manual for the correct words to use, ie- Closest ATM. The centre stack is intially overwhelming, but when you get used to it, it is very intuitive. It just takes time.
 

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Yes, I've found a couple of good guides posted to youtube....here's the first one:
I'm sure I'll have an easier time with it once I fool with it a bit more....
 

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It's A Challenge

My first experience with a NAV System like this. I am a Garmin guy and really like Garmin, but I have always wanted an OEM On Board NAV.

At first I was very frustrated because the book required too much reading, the voice commands were are too many to remember, and there are so many different manuel controls.

I have only had my new CT for three weeks, but I am determined not to let it get the best of me. Everytime I drive it, I play with the NAV, both voice and manuel controls, and I'm and getting better at it each time. It's starting to become fun.

Someone else said it... it just takes time. Richard
 

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I just got my CT yesterday and was going through the nav. system using the quickstart pamphlet (so...no I didn't get the chance to RTFM yet :rolleyes:) but I sure liked my old $200 Garmin that I'd been using 'til now as I didn't even have to crack the manual open to use it....and it had traffic notifications and 3D maps to boot!
I was trying to enter some voice commands...like find nearest fuel etc.....and I'd get the radio station changed for example or the rear defrost turned on....

also....I notice that the DVD is in the glove box...unopened so I assume that the dealer must have configured the car from a common DVD that they use?
Where is the unit located to hold the DVD? (my CT didn't have an english nav. manual so they gave me one from an Accord which is supposed to be the same system....but the Accord manual says it's located in the trunk on the left side)
....Bit of a sharp learning curve I'm expecting with these things....or maybe I'm just slow?
Seems quite diff from my Acura navi -- more steps in the Accord's. and the voice command on the Acura's was touchy like you found.
Didn't get navi in the CT to save some $$$ -- so I'll have to make do with a Garmin ...

I don't have a Garmin yet -- which one do you have and is the screen big enough?

C.
 

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Never owned a Nav ystem until the CT. We love it, took some getting use to but am glad we got it. Wish it had weather link
 

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I admit it took some getting use to but after we decided to read manual and understand voice instructions its not bad at all...like it much. Garmin is better than NAV for small town driving though. 1st one I have had built in instead of after-market.
 

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I thought the CT had as pretty good Nav System, It is a lot better than Ford's & GM's Nav System. I am just not happy with the 150 dollars it will cost to get the updated DVD in a year or so.
 
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