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DashCam/ Traffic recorder/ Accident camcorder or else named device advice wanted

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Atasas    5

You need to double check reviews on those rear view mirror type are usually made for left hand drive cars and will not adjust enough to give straight view on a right hand drive vehicle if the lens is offset to one side.

http://www.techmoan.com/

Yes, thanks, aware!

 

techmoan.com guy is not going to answer and  I am not any wise what I am getting still, but anyone here would have opinion/review for

relee.cn  Relee RLAT-92 720p (says 1080p, not listed on their site)

 

 

*NTK96632

*HD Recording 720p/30FPS

*Wide view angle 120 degree

*Uninterupted Cycle Recording

*Suppurt up to 32GB MicroSD Card (TF)

*Rechargeble Li-Ion Battery (~1Hour), CarCharger, Charging time 2HRS

& True Full DH (1080p) DVR (with LCD screen on a wrong for UK side of traffic- not worried) model RLDV-920 here http://relee.cn/proshow.aspx?classId=8&id=127

 

 

*Amba +OV5653

*Full HD recording, 1080P 30fps

*H.264 compression

*Wide view angle, 120 degree

*Internal GPS logger for path, position, speed record

*Replay path, position information on Google map

*G-sensor for collision data protection

*uninterrupted cycle recording

*Support up to 32GB Micro SD Card

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Arachno 1D    7,992

It looks to take up a lot of real estate on the screen looks to be about 7" in height with the GPS receiver on top so Id ensure you have a position to put it that wont restrict your view.

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Atasas    5

It looks to take up a lot of real estate on the screen looks to be about 7" in height with the GPS receiver on top so Id ensure you have a position to put it that wont restrict your view.

? good point again!  looks yes, though I think it would be smaller than  S1W ? there is quite a bit of a space on my windshield (not that a small of a car)

Also (late, sorry), I am leaning more in to smaller cams ( as either to combine for each purpose) (as Mobius (+ external modular Battery) or 808's) or as in two either (RELEE) "Underdogs" above...

very occasionally I'd like to take  that "DashCam" out of a car and stick it my Lid or fairing of a (moto)bike for "summer blast's" (tour's)

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Atasas    5

@ Anyone reading and taking notes: @ least half of my links where to the fake cameras! (I am shocked as well)

 

My deliberations?

C1W still on

 

MOBIUS is turning most favorable to be AIO device , so are RELEE (both  RLAT-92  & RLDV-920 models), pending verification to the hardware (seller) being genuine components/camera's/ seller and performance

 

Genuine 0801 MiniCameras are being considered still, BUT genuine, from Genuine sellers

 

 

INNOVV C1 or C2 is off the table because of USB connector/lead issues

as long awaited and appreciated review by techmoan.com guy is out!

 

 

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blerk    316

Garmin have a device that is coming out. Knowing them, it should be a solid device, and probably the one of the best on the market. 

 

Garmin website link

Engadget brief hands-on

 

garmin-dash-cam-1.jpg

 

Edit: Wow. Large Picture. Much detail. Lots amaze. Wow. 

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Atasas    5

Garmin have a device that is coming out. Knowing them, it should be a solid device, and probably the one of the best on the market. 

 

Garmin website link

Engadget brief hands-on

 

 

 

Edit: Wow. Large Picture. Much detail. Lots amaze. Wow. 

 

 

 

Very impressive! Price is impressive too! as  quoted ~$200 = ?1000!!!! that is the cost of stolen DVR and door glass (- labour, if you forget to take it out of a car once)   :p

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BGM    101

i'm interested in getting one of these too... but i believe (could be wrong) that to hold any weight in court they have to also measure your speed, acceleration, and probably some other nonsense too that the cheaper ones do not..

 

i was looking at a blackvue too, but at nearly ?200 there are other things i'd rather spend that on usually :D

 

maybe later this year :)

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Atasas    5

(Y)

I wasted near a week in researching... could have bought quite few for that money :p

Just saying from hours of footage, reviews etc:

no need to spend more than ?32- get yourself G1w as dash cam, else there is Mini 0801 as a smallest dash cam, else (I think it will be my choice, as it'll work as AIO) MOBIUS, else there is SJ1000, truly AIO, whilst very many other are good choices too, BUT ONLY if GENUINE!

 

As for courts etc- whole different ball game, however everything would depend on case/scenario/implication, hence footage would better used to submit to investigative Fuzz, before it reaches courts of any kind ;)

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He's Dead Jim    2,008

Good thread though, :)

someone kept sticking things on my car in my mums private carpark, they stuck nails under the tyres, and damaged the paint, I was looking for a cam to catch them in the act, but lucky for them they moved out before I decided whether or not to buy one, Like you OP, I found I was baffled by all the choices, and gave up looking :)

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peacemf    59

so my gs1000 arrived.

its pretty small, i thought it was going to be massive, its about the size of a big snickers/mars bar.

its very plasticky.

Just place it near the rear mirror and you'd barely notice it, the wire isn't that long.

Haven't done a proper run around town, but once i do i'll let you know.

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Stonkwell Bogtrotter    124

Techmoan is a good resource for reviews on Dashcams 

 

I personally use CaroO Pro Android app with my Samsung Galaxy Mega. It cost me just ?2.90. It films in 2, 3, or 5 minute chunks, in 720p or 1080p or 10 min chunks in 480p. But 480p isn't good enough imho.

 

It also has speed/GPS features. It has an auto G Sensor whereby, if you have an "incident" it will auto save in a "separate folder" the previous 10 seconds and the next 10 seconds of video.

 

I also have my online cloud Mega Android app "auto-sync" the CaroO "event" folder. This means the files are auto uploaded safe online and or on your PC. The 20 seconds files are around 20mb.

 

See a sample HERE of it in use in my car. (Take in to account Youtube re-encodes when you upload so the vid may look slightly grainier than the original file))

 

Pic below is in-app viewer

post-405-0-38547400-1390739166.png

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Atasas    5

so my gs1000 arrived.

its pretty small, i thought it was going to be massive, its about the size of a big snickers/mars bar.

its very plasticky.

Just place it near the rear mirror and you'd barely notice it, the wire isn't that long.

Haven't done a proper run around town, but once i do i'll let you know.

Herm... footage?

or it never happened! :P

 

also for all really getting in to it, apart from quick overviews by techmoan.com guy, there is more detailed site DashCamTalk.com with forums.

 

This topic is obviously short version of shortest version as for need to know about them devices ;)

 

Also, "new product" on the marked, still not reviewed/tested/torn apart fully by experts is DIMIKA AIO small factor DVR (direct competitor to MOBIUS and INNOVV @ $70 US= ?46) , would be good if anyone has better idea about them to share with us?

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peacemf    59

so i tried out the cam on a 3 hour drive, today's weather was probably the worst for sometime too.

 

the camera itself, gs1000, isn't great, after watching the video i was disappointed as i could barely make out the number plates, there seemed to be a slight purple hue too.

and for some reason it missed 3 seconds where a driver cut me off, had it hit my car i wouldn't have the evidence to prove it!

 

also as hard as i tried to get an original i still can't be 100% sure, which causes a problem when it comes to updating the firmware!

so can't recommend the gs1000.

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Atasas    5

DIMIKA is as interesting of a product, failed to impress tester (or me), leaving Mobius as still, the very clear forerunner in terms of usability as DashCam to!

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Stonkwell Bogtrotter    124

Anyone tried this one? Looks good, especially having front and rear, but it's a tad expensive for the 32gb/GPS version ?270

http://www.ipixi.com/car-cameras/

 

Review

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peacemf    59

i wouldn't buy a camera that costs over ?200 unless its from a well known brand winycam isn't one of em

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Astra.Xtreme    2,958

That Garmin one looks pretty darn nice.  I may have to pick one of those up when it's released.

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Atasas    5

me being tight git- I'd get x8 g1W's and would turn in to mobile cctv car  :P

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chconline    163

Show off your final install :p

 

Hardwiring is not that hard. Personally I have a Itronics ITB-100HD hardwired with a Beltronics V995.

 

fOpZW0Q.jpg

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vcfan    2,339

I wish I had a dashcam this morning. a cracked out dude in an 18 wheeler ran me off the road. changed lanes when I was right beside him.

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KingCracker    1,501

Why not just use a gopro? 

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Arachno 1D    7,992

Go Pros don't natively allow an external power supply as they run from battery,they write to a single file as opposed to chapter files style storage,no gps and are more expensive

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+Mirumir    5,692

Go Pros don't natively allow an external power supply as they run from battery,they write to a single file as opposed to chapter files style storage,no gps and are more expensive

 

^ FUD mostly.

 

GoPro has a miniUSB plug, so virtually any charger for a smartphone with the appropriate connector can be "natively" used with it.

 

It doesn't write to a single file and "expensive" is a relative term. This is how much the quality costs these days and anything below this price point can be called a cheap knock-off, especially if it's some noname brand which has flooded this niche market.

 

Cheapest is the dearest.

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Atasas    5

youtube Mobius GoPro side by side test,  

?43 Vs ? 300...

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+Mirumir    5,692

youtube Mobius GoPro side by side test,  

?43 Vs ? 300...

 

There you have it (I've googled it since your link is broken).

 

Mobius is extremely oversaturated  :x

 

Besides, youtube downsamples videos. It's a worthless platform for video quality comparison.

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