Dash cams

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  1. Tezza

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    Good evening

    Has anyone used or have any info about the £20 dash cams available in the petrol stations in South wales at the moment, are they any good, not expecting a lot for £20 but you never know, could be a bargain?

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    At that price I'd buy it and try ! If it doesn't do the job take it back for refund!!
     
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    By coincidence I posted some dashcam footage yesterday. Not taken with a Welsh dash cam but it didn't cost much more than £20 off ebay. It is unbranded so I can't say who made it but the quality of the video isn't bad. Post #136 on this thread: http://www.motorhomefun.co.uk/forum/threads/three-go-adventuring-again.130193/page-7#post-1882419

    It depends what you want to do with it but for me it was important the video files the dash cam makes are in a form which can be easily copied to a tablet or phone. There was a dash cam sold on the forum a while back which hid it's files in a way you needed a PC to access them, which wasn't much use if you are away from home and have only android devices.

    But as already suggested, give it a try! :)
     
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    The 4GB card that they include with it will soon be filled John.

    Have a look at the MiVue 518 at less than half the price (leaving plenty of spare for a 32GB card). I've been using one in the ca for about a year and was so pleased with it that I bought a second one for the van.
     
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    Many thanks @GJH I am picking one up this afternoon.
    Does it make much difference what type/quality of micro card you use?
     
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    If I recall correctly a minimum of Class 6 is recommended but they are so cheap nowadays that I always use Class 10 myself. Any decent brand should be OK - Samsung, PNY &c
     
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