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31-12-2012, 15:34   #31
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Your one appears to be infected with the poor taste in music bug as well.

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Must get back to the seller about this! Selling dash cams that have auto tuned terrible music.... B*stards......
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31-12-2012, 15:35   #32
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I just ordered a car camera mount/charging cradle for my Samsung Galaxy S3 and plan to use that as a dashcam/charging station/GPS. Got it from eBay for less than €5.
There are plenty of free/paid dashcam apps where you can select a multitude of options before recording. Plenty of videos on Youtube showing some good quality footage.

Anyone tried this yet?
I use the Galaxy S2 and the 'DailyRoadsVoyager' app.
Really good.

The video quality is fine and it records in 1 minute segments into temp files. I think that mine records about 2 hrs before it starts overwriting itself. Saving files in a separate folder is simple - just a tap on the screen. In the event of an impact/sudden stop or bump it will automatically save the clip.

App and samples here: https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...yroads.v&hl=en
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interested in getting one myself,

how easy is it to upload what you have recorded onto your computer,

how do you edit what you have recorded i.e so you dont have to watch 25mins of recordings to see 20seconds of a driving incident?

what im lookin for is one that can save footage easily so its not gonna get rewritten over and lost,and god forbid ever i have a crash it will be easy to save the footage there and then in the car and i dont have to worry about it loopin over itself after the memory is fully and losing the footage etc...
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interested in getting one myself,

how easy is it to upload what you have recorded onto your computer,

how do you edit what you have recorded i.e so you dont have to watch 25mins of recordings to see 20seconds of a driving incident?

what im lookin for is one that can save footage easily so its not gonna get rewritten over and lost,and god forbid ever i have a crash it will be easy to save the footage there and then in the car and i dont have to worry about it loopin over itself after the memory is fully and losing the footage etc...
It's easy to upload... just takes ages! Took me 45 mins to import onto computer and 250 mins to upload to youtube But only 45 mins to import! It can do 2 mins loops as well but I just set it to 5 for the craic...

I tried to cut it to 30 seconds but for some reason my Realplayer wouldn't allow me So the only way for me is by trimming it on youtube

Mine can take about 4 hours on its current setting. If I need to save something I would have to import onto my computer... not ideal but I haven't figured out how to save on the cam itself... to lazy to find out tbh
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Looking forward to mine. I assume there are more expensive cams that record your speed and the speed of the car in front?
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Camera arrived but the mount is pretty tall and chunky so the camera is a bit in your face for the driver! How have people installed them?
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Camera arrived but the mount is pretty tall and chunky so the camera is a bit in your face for the driver! How have people installed them?
I stuck mine in the top left corner. Taped the wire down the frame of the windscreen and over the glove compartment
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Camera arrived but the mount is pretty tall and chunky so the camera is a bit in your face for the driver! How have people installed them?

Mine fitted in behind the mirror, just about.
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Mine fitted in behind the mirror, just about.
Iv an etag there so no use. The camera just seems to hang down a fair bit, if the holder was smaller it would be ideal!
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Once again, very big thanks for randy hickey for hints and recommendations, dashcam purchased and tested.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CdpOKMA-xrk
Fixed temporarily - don't like self adhesive bracket supplied, so it will be suction cup mount fixed instead. Soon.

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Not that keen on my dashcam. Seems to turn off randomly and turn on randomly when the car starts. I turned off the motion detect but it wasn't very good - driving on back roads and it would stop recording. Battery lasts around a half an hour. Suction cup is chunky.
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Can you return it?
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Can you return it?
They said the battery is supposed to last that long. I'm sure ill figure out the rest in due time - not sure why it auto-starts and the manual is crap but I just turn it on manually when driving and find its okay.
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Once again, very big thanks for randy hickey for hints and recommendations, dashcam purchased and tested.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CdpOKMA-xrk
Fixed temporarily - don't like self adhesive bracket supplied, so it will be suction cup mount fixed instead. Soon.
Nie ma za co, Jan!

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