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8ware 8WD-GS1 Quick Start Manual

Made by: 8ware
Type: Quick Start Guide
Category: GPS
Pages: 16
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Quick Guide

 


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What is GPS?

What is GPS?

CAUTION!

CAUTION!

The Global Positioning System (GPS) is a space-based satellite navigation 

system that provides location and time information in all weather conditions, 

anywhere on or near the Earth where there is an unobstructed line of sight to 

four or more GPS satellites. The system provides critical capabilities to 

military, civil and commercial users around the world.

Before using device for the first time, please fully charge the device.

Device may get wet after activity, please be noted to dry device before 

connecting to USB charging cable.

Before start training, face antenna towards the sky to get a 3D fix.

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Symbol Explanation

Symbol Explanation

Symbol Explanations

GPS status indicator

Solid with 1 bar: 3D fix with poor signal
Solid with 2 bar: 3D fix with good signal
Solid with 3 bar: 3D fix with strong signal

Battery status

Pars

Number of shot

Number of hole

The distance from location to Green Back, Center and Front

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Screen Pages Explanation

Screen Pages Explanation

In the Menu page, there are five pages to choose from:

Time Page: This page is for Time of day.

Score Page: This page is history of score card.

Play Golf Page: This page is for execute Play Golf.

Setup Page: This page is setup for device, status check.

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Button Definition

Button Definition

Scrolling DOWN: Press DOWN to scrolling down and highlighting an 
item in the Main Menu page.
Score Minus: In Golf green page, long press 2sec to enter MODE 
page. The MODE page includes:

Go last Green: In Golf Green page, press button to go last Green hole.

Press 2 seconds to turn on/off device.  
When device is on, quickly press this button will turn on/off the 
backlight. 
Press and hold this button for 10 seconds to do hardware reset if the 
system is halted. 
In Menu pages, press ESC button shortly to escape from the current 
page and go back to the previous page.
Selection entry
In PLAY GOLF, press 2 seconds to mark the location before short. 
And press again to measure the shot distance.
Scrolling UP: To press UP to scrolling up and highlighting an item in 
Main Menu page. 
Score: In PLAY Golf page, long press 2s to score page.
Go next Green: In PLAY Golf page, press Plus to go next Green hole.

Current Time
Hazard
Sun Rise and Sun Fall
Left and Right Green

Power/Light/ESC

1. Power/

PLight/ESC

2. OK/Shot

3. Up/SCORE

4. Down/

MODE

OK/Shot

Button

Description

Up/SCORE

Down/MODE

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GPS Reception Check

GPS Reception Check

The GPS antenna is located the up side of 

the device. The antenna needs to face to 

the sky for a better reception.

Position device towards the sky to get the 

best signal for a 3D fix and then for training 

the device.

You can check the GPS reciption status following the below diagram:

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Turn your device into a normal watch

Turn your device into a normal watch

How to configure your device?

How to configure your device?

The device can operate under Time Mode up to 10 days. So you can wear it as a 

normal watch. Follow the bellow procedure to turn the device into a watch:

If devices enters standby for 3 minutes, the system will enter into Time Mode. 

If you press any key, the system will return to normal operation.

Before playing game, setup your device for the most comfortable reading and 

ease of operation.

1. Please press Down button to select SETUP.

2. Press UP and Down button to select each item for 

definition.

a. Device Setting

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3. Select Display icon to setup display

4. You can setup the contrast, backlight and night mode 

in the selected menu.

5. Go to select UNIT.

6. You can set Metric or Yard for distance measurements.

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7. In order to record more accurate times, you can set 

the time zone within this menu.

8. To setup your time zone and daylight saving. Your GPS 

will auto calibrate the time via GPS.

9. This menu sets the beeper condition.

10. You can turn on or off beeper.

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11. Set language via this icon. Select your preferred 

language.

1. Select  “Play Golf”  and press  “OK”  key to enter. Make sure your device gets a 3D 

fixed and then press OK to go to Courses Selection page.

2. At Courses selection page, if you don’t know the current Courses name, you can 

use  “AUTO”  search to find out. If you know the Course name, just use  “MANUAL”  

to select the course within the map list.

3. Press  “OK”  key to start the play which will enter into the PLAY GOLF page.

How to Start Play Golf

How to Start Play Golf

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4. Generally, the play will start with 1st hole. You can also go next/ last for the hole 

number by pressing  “UP”  or  “Down”  button.

5. Shot Distance: Long press the  “Shot”  button for 2 seconds and the distance 

measure page will appear.

The distance measurement based on your current location to the location what 

you pressed previously will be displayed.

6. Score: In PLAY GOLF page, long press  “Up”  to enter the page of the  “Score” . 

Then, press  “Up”  to increase the number of Shot and press  “Down”  to decrease 

the number of Shots.

No. of Hole

Pars

Shot

Distance to Green Front, Center, Back

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7. MODE: In PLAY GOLF page, long press  “MODE”  button will enter to Mode page. 

There are four selection:

7.1 Hazard: In GOLF PLAY page, long press  “MODE”  button to enter the page. 

Then, select the item  “Hazard”  to enter the page. Press Up and Down to see the 

distance for each Hazard.

7.2 Sun Rise/Fall: Long press MODE to enter the page. Then, select the item  “Sun 

Rise/Fall”  to enter the page.

7.3 L/R Green: Long press MODE to enter the page. Then, select the item  “L/R 

Green”  to enter the Left/Right Green page.

-Current Time: To show the current time

-Hazard: To show the obstructions information between Green.

-Sun Rise/ Fall: To show the sun rise and fall information.

-L/R Green: To show the left and right Green information.

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1. The device will save your score after exiting the PLAY GOLF page.

2. Please ensure the device has a 3D fix before Playing Golf.

1. Select SCORE menu and press OK.

2. Device can save up to 10 score cards, the oldest score card will be overwritten 

once the limit has been reached.

The bellow procedure is only for firmware upgrade use.

1. Please power off device.

Note

Note

How to Upgrade Firmware

How to Upgrade Firmware

How to check Score

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2. Connect USB cable to device and PC

3. System will detect the device and creates the new storage device.

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4. Select the folder  “DEVICE FIRMWARE UPGRADE”  of the storage device and 

enter into the folder.

5. Copy and paste the firmware file into here;  “DEVICE FIRMWARE UPGRADE” .

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6. Remove cable, and power on device. 

7. After few minutes, the firmware upgrade process will be done.

8. And then reset the device.

Note: Do not interrupt the device while firmware is upgrading!

     User’s manual, PC Software locates in  “Manual”  folder, you can install into your 

PC accordingly and backup in your PC.

UI Flow Chart

Note:

The below is the menu tree of device

TREE LEVEL 2

TREE LEVEL 3

TREE LEVEL 1

SCORE

SCORE card

PLAY GOLF

AUTO SEARCH

MANUAL

SYSTEM

STATUS

DISPLAY, TIME, UNIT, TONE, LANGUAGE

SYSTEM INFO
GPS GET
DEFAULT SET

SETUP

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