Waylines

Select Guidance Pattern screen (WAYLINE)

 

Select System150 GX-45_Waylines_1 to access the Select Guidance Pattern screen. This screen will allow you to select a Guidance pattern to help guide your vehicle as you move across a given field.

Selected Guidance Pattern indicated in Bold

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Select Guidance Pattern screen

  1. Select System150 GX-45_Waylines_1 to select AB Lines Guidance pattern.
  2. Select System150 GX-45_Waylines_2 to select Identical Curves Guidance pattern.
  3. Select System150 GX-45_Waylines_3 to select Adaptive Curves Guidance pattern.
  4. Select System150 GX-45_Waylines_4 to select Pivots Guidance pattern.
  5. Select System150 GX-45_Waylines_5 to cancel the selection and return to the Guidance screen.
  6. Select System150 GX-45_Waylines_6 to accept the selection. If accepted, you will be taken to a screen similar to the one shown in figure 6-18. This screen appears when a Guidance pattern is accepted. Here you
    System150 GX-45_Waylines_FIG 19

7. Note – This button only appears when AB lines is selected as the guidance pattern. Selecting System150 GX-45_Waylines_7 will take you to another screen that will allow you to manually enter the longitude and latitude coordinates for A and B (refer page 6-16).

8. Select System150 GX-45_Waylines_5 to cancel the selection and return to the Guidance Pattern Selection screen.
9. Select System150 GX-45_Waylines_6 to accept the selection and return to the Guidance Pattern Selection screen.

 

Saving Guidance Patterns for Future Use

AB Lines, Pivots, Identical Curves and Adaptive Curves can be set and saved for use in specific fields. These lines can then be recalled in future when performing another application job in the same field.

Creating and saving these lines can ONLY be done while the vehicle is on the field and a Boundary file or Job file has been created. The only exception to this is the manual entry of A and B point coordinates.

 

AB Lines System150 GX-45_Waylines_1

Creating an AB line can be done in either one of two ways. You can either select an A and a B point while you are on your field and your GPS is active or you can can enter the coordinates of the A and B points manually. This is done by creating a new AB line file and selecting item 13 on figure 6-19. You will then be taken to a screen similar to as shown in figure 6-20.

Follow the instructions on page 6-16 to manually enter A and B point coordinates.

System150 GX-45_Waylines_FIG 20

 

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Coverage Triggered

In Coverage Triggered mode, the guidance path begins to be drawn when coverage mapping is turned on. The end point of the guidance path is defined when coverage mapping is turned off.

This means that the guidance path will only be tracked when coverage mapping is on. When coverage mapping is turned off and on again, this initiates the tracking of a new guidance path.

This mode is particularly useful when used with Auto Section Control.

 

Manual End Of Row

In Manual End of Row mode, the beginning of the guidance path is defined when an A point is set and the end of the guidance path is defined when a B point is set.

This is similar to how AB Lines are set except that the guidance path is tracked based on the actual path of the vehicle and not on the direct distance between the A and B point.

This mode is the preferred choice when performing round and round coverage of a field

 

U-Turn Recognition

U-Turn Recognition mode is the same as Manual End of Row mode with one additional feature. In U-Turn Recognition mode, the console will detect when your vehicle is making a U-Turn and will automatically close the guidance path.

This means that instead of setting the B point to close the guidance path, the System 110/150 will do this automatically when a U-Turn is detected.

U-Turn Recognition mode is the preferred choice when performing row by row coverage of a field.

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