Dash Cam

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  1. Gunner29

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    Last week I read a thread re Dash Cams and someone recommended a small but cheap cam which I duly ordered and have recd.
    The item is 1289P HD 2.5" LCDN vision CCTV in car DVR EBay number 390615539346

    Can anyone recall this as I have question re using it
     
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    Was this the one here?
     
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    Sadly no but it was a similar post and darned if I can find it. Thanks anyway
     
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    are you talking about this post? its here

    http://www.motorhomefun.co.uk/u-shaped-lounge/80488-m1-motorway-madness.html
     
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    Thanks

    thanks Big I Its on page 2 off your link under Jag
     
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    Glad that's sorted then!
     
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    I've sent for one and just received it. Not tried it yet. Is there something I should be concerned about?

    Wyn
     
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    Bump

    So have I, do we both need to worry?

    Still waiting for my memory card to arrive so not tried yet
     
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    The advert for this has a sample video on. I was quite impressed with this video till I noticed it was made with a BlackVue DR400G-HD II which costs 10 times as much as the dashcam they are selling.:Angry:
     
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    dash cams

    Hi if you go on you tube type in dash cams and get plenty of info:Smile:
     
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    The good thing was the OP showed a video clip taken on one of these cheaper units, looked good enough to me, certainly for £13!!
     
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    problem

    The box and instructions are in English but when its switched on the cam screen shows Chineese:Eeek: and my son, who is good at these things, cannot for the life of him get it into English.:Angry:
    I will wait till those of you who have bought one and checked it out and pse come back to me:thumb:
     
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    Could anyone who works it out post the answer here please. It would be appreciated.

    Wyn
     
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    I will get on to mine tonight when I get home from work, memory cards have turned up now so ready to try.

    Has anybody tried a question to the ebay seller?

    I will report back later if the answer has not been posted, although I might only be posting to say I can't do it either!!
     
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    Just a thought but if the instructions are in Chinese, how about trying the nearest town / city and finding a Chinese herb/medicine / food supplier and asking them (for a small payment) to translate. I know there are some in Coventry and a large community in B'ham.
     
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    The cameras which I have are different but the software might well be similar. On mine the Language setting is the 8th option on the Menu. It would be worth pressing the Menu button to bring up the list of options and then scroll through them, trying each one until the Language setting one is found. Once the language is changed to English the other options can be properly set.
     
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    My stepdaughter is Chinese (Technically from Macau and therefore Portuguese actually) so I have someone to translate if needed.
    I have bought 2 chinese dashcams without problems though, and have just ordered a third so I can have a rear one in my car too.
     
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    Got it! There isn't much recognisable in the menus until you find one showing 50Hz. The next item shows NTSC. When the NTSC option is light up go down six times then press the record button (red dot next to on/off button) Scroll through options till you get to English and select by pressing record button again.

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    You may need to press the menu button a second time to start in the right sub-menu.

    Wyn
     
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