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29-01-2013, 19:02   #46
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I ordered a SmartCam2 from micksgarage.com on Saturday but they seem to have delivered a SmartCam which I believe only does 720p.

The order acknowledgement email described it as "SmartCam2 HD In-Car DVR Camera System. 1080p Full High Definition recording with Night Vision & high quality sound."
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08-04-2013, 00:42   #47
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Any updates on this?
The link from Randy Hickey above is no longer available. Any idea what model that was?

Thanks.
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08-04-2013, 00:46   #48
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Randy and I both have the iTronics ITB100HD. I think the seller on Ebay had to stop selling them as they were below MSRP or something like that. Unfortunately the price of them seems to have shot up considerably since I bought mine but you may find a good price if you look hard. At the time of purchase, they were the best of the best. I don't know if anything better has come out since but I did see this one which seems to be pretty good quality for the price: http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature...&v=P-dfvPX0dOs
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do any have mac friendly sw?
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Any updates on this?
The link from Randy Hickey above is no longer available. Any idea what model that was?

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Here you go;

http://www.ebay.ie/sch/i.html?_trksi...at=0&_from=R40

The reason the prices for these units has crept up is because Itronics have apparently clamped down on unauthorised sellers on ebay.
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09-04-2013, 02:14   #51
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What purpose does GPS serve on this gadget?
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What purpose does GPS serve on this gadget?
Speed, direction.
You can see if you were rolling back or if someone crashed into the back of you.
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Speed, direction.
You can see if you were rolling back or if someone crashed into the back of you.
I doubt that GPS is accurate enough for that.
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I was thinking a smartphone would almost do the same function as this without the gps? I have another spare smartphone with 32gb sd card and video recording. Might serve me as my dashcam, il see, need to get a windscreen holder.
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I was thinking a smartphone would almost do the same function as this without the gps? I have another spare smartphone with 32gb sd card and video recording. Might serve me as my dashcam, il see, need to get a windscreen holder.
Far better to get a stand alone model to be honest. Quality will be better.

My recommendation is the BlackVue models. Well worth the investment.
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Far better to get a stand alone model to be honest. Quality will be better.

My recommendation is the BlackVue models. Well worth the investment.
The only downside to these dash cameras is they only capture whats in front of you. They dont get any other angles, i know it isnt possible but still. What happens if someone crashes into your back door?

Do people manually record with these every time they drive behind the wheel or do they auto record with motion?
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The only downside to these dash cameras is they only capture whats in front of you. They dont get any other angles, i know it isnt possible but still. What happens if someone crashes into your back door?

Do people manually record with these every time they drive behind the wheel or do they auto record with motion?
You could install two, one front and rear facing. Bit overkill but not impossible. They auto record and loop so you don't have to delete manually.
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Dash cam in Dublin

Anyone know where I would get a dash cam in Dublin tomorrow?

I've racked my brain for ages trying to come up with a birthday pressie for my Dad, today I bought him a pellet gun, and no sooner had I gotten home from the shops did I think of a dash cam. I think he'd love one, and more importantly - use it!

His birthday is Monday though so short on time! Halfords don't seem to do them
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Are you near Swords?

http://www.adverts.ie/car-parts-acce...sh-cam/2876720

(no connection to the seller, just spotted the ad)
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I couldn't actually be further away from swords
I don't mind taking a spin though, I'll suss this one out.
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