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Unread 07-30-2013, 06:37 AM   #31
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Whatever floats your boat, man. At least you have a voltage monitor on it.

Still looks like death.

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Unread 07-30-2013, 07:52 AM   #32
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I will ask the installer to return $20 since 1/8 inch is bugging someone on the other side of the continent....ha ha
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Unread 07-30-2013, 11:26 AM   #33
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To beat a dead horse here the wiring outside the console is what bothers me. Again...your ride not mine.
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Unread 07-30-2013, 08:46 PM   #34
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A dashcam is a great idea. Think of it this way, what is the average deductible, $500? I'd say buy a dashcam for the same reason you buy insurance, for the peace of mind and also hoping you'll never need it.
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Unread 01-04-2014, 08:56 AM   #35
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I have the BlackVue DR500GW-HD in my car.
here is the video.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xyoh2rsb7yU
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R--YCAErAXI
Nice quality video.Did you hard wired or plugged in ?
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Unread 01-04-2014, 04:13 PM   #36
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HP makes one also - , looked nice, Model F210.

http://www.amazon.com/HP-F210-DashBo.../dp/B00EEHN7BO
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Unread 01-08-2014, 08:07 PM   #37
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HP makes one also - , looked nice, Model F210.

http://www.amazon.com/HP-F210-DashBo.../dp/B00EEHN7BO
That's too bulky and the screen is a unwanted distraction,besides a dashcam is better if set right behind the rear view mirror.
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Unread 01-09-2014, 10:23 AM   #38
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A guy on YouTube does great reviews on dashcams. Some are crap some are really good.
Techmoan is his YouTube name.
Do yourself a favor and look through his reviews. They are very thorough.
Be especially mindful of night recording. That is where many cams are really bad
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Unread 01-09-2014, 03:03 PM   #39
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A guy on YouTube does great reviews on dashcams. Some are crap some are really good.
Techmoan is his YouTube name.
Do yourself a favor and look through his reviews. They are very thorough.
Be especially mindful of night recording. That is where many cams are really bad
I'm getting this ---> http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00DRE8AWG/...I31Q59KTERAGL4

Waiting for the Income tax money now.
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Unread 01-09-2014, 04:18 PM   #40
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That is WAY overpriced. And something is not right. Your not gonna get full 1080p with a 2megapixel sensor. Minimum would be 8-10MP I think for true 1080p
Look over Techmoans videos.
You can get a really good dash cam for $100-150
A cheap one for $50-100.
There are some decent cheap ones.. and some not very decent expensive ones.
Hence the reason for looking at his reviews. He will show you the features and video quality. Including actual video clips from the cams. That he posts on his blog. What you see on YouTube is not always how it will actually look. This is especially true with 1080p. YouTube downgrades the quality.
So he gives actual samples you can download and watch on a computer to see the quality.

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Forgot to mention he usually provides links to Amazon.. of the source he got it from.. so you can be more sure you are actually getting the same model.
There are copies of copies running around.
You reduce this by purchasing from a known seller .
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Unread 01-09-2014, 04:27 PM   #42
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And I forgot to add a link.. sorry been a couple very long days.
His blog
WWW.techmoan.com


WWW.YouTube.com/user/techmoan
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Unread 01-10-2014, 07:16 AM   #43
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I keep coming back to this thread because it's interesting, the one thing I'm worried about is if the heat here in the summer might melt/deform the camera even if I don't have plans of using when the vehicle is not running.
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Unread 01-10-2014, 07:47 AM   #44
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I keep coming back to this thread because it's interesting, the one thing I'm worried about is if the heat here in the summer might melt/deform the camera even if I don't have plans of using when the vehicle is not running.
It would have to be extremely cheap plastic for that to happen which I am more than confident these are not made of. Think of the other plastic things in vehicles that are subjected to the heat from vehicles in the summer.
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