Four Things You'd Like to Know How To Choose Dash cam

2017-10-13

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Four Things You’d Like to Know How To Choose Dash cam

A dash cam is a small digital video camera that mounts to the dashboard and records the driver’s journey whenever the car is turned on and moving. And it can be a crucial tool for ensuring safety on the road and expediting proceedings with the courts and insurance companies in case of an accident. A good dash cam can guard against illegal activity, show who was at fault during an accident, show speed, direction, driver behavior and more. For anyone who spends a fair amount of time traveling on the road, it's a must-own product. Many people may have various problems when choosing dash cam and during use, this article will choose some points the drivers would like to know about dash cam to introduce.

G-sensor Function

Dash cam has a number of functions like WDR technology, motion detection, etc, here the author will explain the G-sensor for you, now almost all dash cams are equipped with G-sensor, so what’s G-sensor? Many drivers may be not familiar with the function, it is really a useful feature and has become the standard features of dash cams.

We all know that dash cams are all equipped with loop recording, the previous video will be covered automatically when the memory is full, if equipped with G-sensor, dash cam can sense the accident and ensure the accident video not to be covered, thus protecting the drivers’ benefits better, if the accident video is covered, then the consequences can be imagined. Dash cams are to record the evidence, if the evidence lost for being covered, the existence of dash cam makes no sense to the drivers.

The choice of dash cam screen

Many drivers may mistakenly think that bigger screen is better, actually this view is wrong, dash cam is different from the GPS navigator, dash cam is just as a tool for automatic recording, and generally, it has special video storage and output device.

The size of dash cam usually includes 1.5inch, 2.0inch, 2.4inch, 2.5inch, 3.5inch, 4.3inch, 5inch, 7inch and so on. The main inch in the market is between 2.0inch and 2.5inch, the author thinks that 2.4 inch screen is better, as dash cam will be more compact with small screen, thus more convenient for installation.

Buying advice: no need to pursue big screen, just choose the mainstream screen inch.

Dash cam installation process

About the dash cam installation, lots of drivers may not be familiar with the installation procedure, the following is the correct process to install the dash cam.



1. Insert the memory card into SD card slot of dash cam, notice the front and the back side

2. Install the dash cam suction mount

3. Clean the windshield

4. Install the dash cam on a suitable place, take care not to influence the driver's sight

5. Insert the dash cam power plug into the car cigarette lighter

6. Turn on the dash cam display screen and adjust the angle

7.Connect the dash cam power cord

Dash cam being hot during working process

Some friends reflected that the dash cam becomes hot during working process and worried about the device not operating properly, actually, this is normal phenomenon, during the driving process, dash cams need to keep recording the HD video hour after hour, and the chip is in a state of high-speed data processing, thus will generate lots of heat, you can make comparison by watching HD movies or videos with ipad, mobile phone or laptop computer, for the same reason, it will also become hot, it’s all right as long as it doesn’t affect the normal work. In addition, you may choose dash cam with plenty of heat emission holes, which can help to dissipate heat effectively and lower the temperature of dash cam.