The number of locking and unlocking operations is less than 50%. The security system is aimed at user’s peace of mind.

Taking maximum advantage of the smart card key system that eliminates the need of taking out the key and inserting it into the key cylinder, the newly developed system remarkably reduces the number of operations for locking, unlocking and even engine starting. For all locking and unlocking operations, the number of operations are less than 50% (compared to other Honda models), which makes the vehicle significantly more convenient. Furthermore, security is ensured by the addition of the torque limiter, as well as the link with the FI and ECU.

Smart card key
 Smart card key
 To ride ( unlocking the main switch knob)
As the rider carries the smart card key, comes close to the vehicle, and presses the main switch knob, the smart ECU in the steering lock module starts functioning, and exercises two-way communication with the smart-card key. As a mutual agreement is confirmed, the main switch knob is unlocked (allowing turning of the switch). When unlocked, the SMART indicator lamp in the meter and the blue illumination around the knob glow. As the main switch knob is turned to ON, an ID to allow functioning is sent to the FI-ECU. As the ECU accepts the ID to allow functioning, the vehicle becomes ready to operate.
Answer back
 Answer back
 When the rider dismounts ( locking the main switch knob)
As the rider turns the main switch to OFF, the system communicates with the smart card key at one-second intervals, and as long as both sides confirm an agreement, the main switch knob is kept at an unlocked condition. As the rider goes 250cm or more away from the vehicle, the system locks the main switch knob (unable to turn), and notifies the rider of the locked main switch knob by blinking the turn signals (referred to as an “answer back”). Even when the rider stays close to the vehicle, if left for more than 20 seconds, or if the smart card key switch is turned to OFF, the main switch will be locked.

 To unlock the seat
As you press the seat switch, the smart ECU starts functioning, communicates with the smart card key, and unlatches the seat when a mutual agreement is confirmed.

 To unlock the console box
As you press the BOX switch, the smart ECU starts functioning, communicates with the smart card key, and unlatches the console box lid when a mutual agreement is confirmed.
Main switch torque limiter
The main switch on a motorcycle is accessible from outside, therefore a torque limiter is incorporated in the main switch knob. When an excessive torque is applied, only the knob turns idle to protect internal switch components.
Smart card key communication ON/OFF switch
The electric waves of Honda smart card key system can be transmitted without being affected by the glass or the wall of a building in most situations. Even when the smart card key is in a shop building or a house, if it is within the communicable range, the engine may be started and someone may unlock the seat or the console box other than the user. Considering the aforementioned situation, the communication ON/OFF switch is provided in the smart card key to allow the user to disable the communication when necessary.


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