What is True Track Positioning™?
New technology uses 10 Hz multi-GNSS positioning, image processing and built-in accelerometers to auto-generate your line on the track. The robust combination of built-in sensors from the Catalyst unit and the included Remote Cam accessory provide a unique solution for calculating your car’s track position in relation to the track map. Visit the online support center, "True Track Positioning" for more information.
What is “Audio Coach?”
Listen and learn. With real-time audio coaching cues on the track via wireless Bluetooth® technology through your compatible headset or car stereo. Some car stereos can add a significant delay when the audio is played so using your compatible headset is recommended.
Audio coaching cues are provided if users select "Add to Race Coach" from an opportunity that you have reviewed and/or if you enabled "Advanced Race Coach" from the audio coaching menu. This coaching is given after 3 laps in a session. 3 laps allow your car to get up to speed with the session. There are many coaching cues. One phrase example is, “Next left Turn in earlier.” Audio feedback is also provided after a user has completed a corner, giving users instant affirmation of their driving performance.
Which race tracks are preloaded in the device? What if a track is missing?
A preloaded track database includes road courses around the world. Plus, you can easily add tracks as well. Visit the online support center, “Which Race Tracks are Available on the Garmin Catalyst?” for more information.
What is True Optimal Lap™, and how is this different than other “fastest lap” solutions?
This innovative feature exclusive to Garmin Catalyst introduces a unique solution for high-performance driving. The feature uses advanced algorithms to create a composite of your optimum achievable time, based on lines you actually drove and can repeat.
What is Garmin Connect™, and how do I use it with Garmin Catalyst?
Catalyst users can instantly review in-depth performance data on the device touchscreen — no computer needed. However, if you want to access your data when you are away from your Garmin Catalyst device, you can access data summaries from your compatible smartphone or computer using Garmin Connect with an active Wi-Fi® connection.
What is the Remote Cam, and how do you mount it in your track car?
The included Remote Cam accessory records your session in 1080p and allows video play back on the Catalyst device. Users can review the video with time-synced data overlays showing speed, lap data and more.
Can I use the device in different track cars?
Yes, users can easily select from the profile menu on the device. This makes it easy to take Garmin Catalyst from one track car to another.
How does Catalyst “coach” me to improve track driving?
Catalyst is always gathering data during your session and can provide real-time audio coaching cues. Additionally, after your session the device will provide immediate suggestions to show key areas for improvement. The suggestions are adaptive and will change as the device recognises your own performance improvements. That’s how Catalyst is able to help both novice and highly experienced drivers continue to improve session after session.
How should I mount Catalyst inside my track car?
FAQ will explain how to secure the Catalyst inside the cockpit and will walk users through the different mounting options, including a heavy-duty suction cup and screw down mount.
How do I update my device?
Easily update your device software and road course database using Wi-Fi®.
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