C150 menu item explanations
1 Display brightness
1, 2, 3
1 = Dim (ideal for night time driving)
2 = Medium
3 = Bright (ideal for daytime driving)
2 Dark mode
On / Off
Dark mode switches off the display until there is an alert. One discreet LED will remain illuminated so you know the C150 is operating correctly.
During an alert, the display will function as normal.
If you press any button when Dark mode is on, the display will function as normal so you make the necessary adjustments. The display will switch off again after a few seconds.
3 Whisper mode
On / Off
Whisper mode keeps the audio muted when you are under the speed limit. If you go above the speed limit during an alert, normal audio will resume until you slow down again.
Whisper mode will include your speed tolerance setting. For example, if you have a speed tolerance setting of 10%, Whisper mode will be active until you are going 10% above the speed limit during an alert.
Note: If the speed limit at a stored location is not known, Whisper mode will not function and the alert will be heard as normal.
4 Custom alert distances
If you don’t want to receive warnings for any particular type of alert, you can set the Custom alert distance to OFF.
We recommend that you also switch on Variable warning distance, which automatically reduces the alert distance at slower speeds.
Types of alert and options:
- Speed cameras: OFF，300，400，500，600，700，800，900
- Stored mobile cameras: OFF，300，500，700，900，1000
- Average speed cameras: OFF，300，400，500，600，700，800，900
- Average speed exits: OFF，100，200，300，400，500，600
- Safety locations: OFF，300，400，500，600，700，800，900
- School zones: OFF，100，200，300，400，500，600
- Information locations: OFF，300，400，500，600，700，800，900
- Red light cameras: OFF，100，200，300，400，500，600
- Non-ticketing cameras: OFF，300，400，500，600，700，800，900
- Cameras in tunnel: OFF，300，400，500，600，700，800，900
- Personal locations: OFF，100，200，300，400，500，600
- Opposite direction alerts: OFF，100，200，300，400，500，600
- Highway cameras: OFF，500，600，700，800，900，1000
Stored mobile cameras are locations where mobile cameras are often seen. The C150 is not a radar or laser detector, so it will not “detect” a live radar or laser gun.
Safety locations are used where it’s good to have some advance warning of nearby cameras, but you wouldn’t receive a ticket in your direction of travel. For example, if there is one red light camera at a 4 way junction, the 3 non-enforced directions would be Safety locations so you are aware there is an issue with red light running in another direction.
Information locations are used where it’s good to have some advance warning of areas where you may want to pay extra attention, such as dangerous curves.
Non-ticketing cameras are cameras that do not issue fines.
Opposite direction alerts are warnings when you are driving towards an active camera, but could not receive a fine from the camera in your direction of travel.
Highway cameras describe cameras on faster roads.
5 Overspeed alerts
On / Off for each type of alert.
Overspeed alerts are beeps that will be heard if you remain above the speed limit when approaching a database location. You can choose to switch these on and off for each type of alert.
If you switch off Overspeed alerts you will hear the normal warning for each alert, but you will not be notified if you exceed the speed limit when approaching a database location.
Overspeed alerts work with Continuous overspeed warning and Alert speed tolerance to fine tune how you want your C150 to operate.
6 Variable Warning Distance
On / Off
Variable warning distance automatically reduces the alert distance at slower speeds.
7 Alert speed tolerance
The Alert speed tolerance allows you to increase the alert activation speed to an amount above the speed limit. For example, if you select 10%, you will not receive any overspeed warnings until you are more than 10% above the speed limit.
Alert speed tolerance also works with Whisper mode.
8 Continuous overspeed warning
Continuous overspeed warning controls the frequency of overspeed alerts.
Switching ON will give an overspeed alert regularly when you are over the limit.
Switching Off means the overspeed alert will beep just 1 time and then 1 more time if you exceed the limit during the alert. There will be a second reminder beep 75m from the stored location if you are still driving over the limit.
9 Heads-up chime
On / Off
This controls the alert’s initial heads-up chime. This is the beep that plays at the start of an alert.
10 Pass chime
On / Off
This controls the confirmation chime as you pass the alert location.
11 Adjust GPS speedo
-10, -9, -8, -7, -6, -5, -4, -3, -2, -1, 0 , 1, 2, 3, 4 ,5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
If your speedo is above or below the C150’s displayed speed, you can adjust the C150’s accurate onboard GPS speedo to more closely match the vehicle’s speedo.
12 GPS signal loss
On / Off
This controls the GPS signal lost and found tones. These tones will notify you if the C150 loses its GPS signal at any time. If you want to have a completely silent start up, switch this OFF.
13 Speed units
1 = Kilometres per hour.
2 = Miles per hour.
14 Delete all personal locations
Yes / No
This option will erase all your stored personal locations.
15 Restore factory settings
Yes / No
This option will restore the factory installed settings.
16 Adjust Clock
OFF, -12, -11, -10, -9, -8, -7, -6, -5, -4, -3, -2, -1, GMT, 1, 2, 3, 4 ,5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, OFF
If the GPS atomic clock is not displaying the correct time, you can offset it to match your current time zone.
Additional functions explanations
0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
You can adjust the C150 volume by pressing the Up or Down buttons.
Personal locations are points that you can save in your C150’s memory. You will be alerted the next time you drive towards this stored point in the same direction. You can store up to 64 personal locations.
You must driving (and have GPS lock) to be able to save a new personal location, so please ask a passenger to operate your C150 for you.
To store a new personal location, press and hold the UP button when driving past the point you want to store.
To delete a single personal location when driving, press and hold the DOWN button during the alert.
You can delete all personal locations via the main menu.