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  1. oldflemo

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    Looking to buy a dashcam and on checking see the following is considered a good one. Just wondered if anyone has one of this particular model and what the general opinion of it is?
    Thanks Ian
    • Transcend 16GB DrivePro 200 Car Video Recorder with Built-In Wi-Fi , 2.4" LCD
     
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    A picture or link to it would help. Many of the same models are sold under different names depending on the importer etc.

    Built in wifi? Interesting.
     
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    Don't know much about these things except to say that the one Jaws was supplying for £30 is great and more importantly I understand it!!!
     
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    ditto endorsement for the one Jaws was selling.
     
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    Thanks guys
     
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    WiFi and no GPS, can't see the point.

    Or maybe I can, WiFi lets tablets access the images, probably.
     
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    that's it exactly
     
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    The one I'm thinking about came out top in Autoexpess reviews 2014
     
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    And it was...?

    GPS and speed information, which some dashcams record, might be useful but only of course if you drive within the speed limits - otherwise the data could be somewhat damaging if you had an accident!
     
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    The reason I purchased the Roadhawk was that I could use it as evidence in a non fault accident. It records my precise location on both GPS and on Google maps, the time (GMT + or - etc.) my speed, any knocks/bumps/ shocks to my vehicle, sound and of course a HD picture with exceptional quality , even at night.It also records a second film clip in a separate file if the shock sensor is triggered (adjustable)
     
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    Ah yes, the one you mentioned in the first post! Doh! :xdoh:
     
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    I bought this for £120 well below normal price. Very happy with it.
    DOD LS430W DVR Full HD Car dash cam video recorder 1080p GPS WDR 2.7" screen

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    Andy, fluffy dice and dashboard teddybears spring to mind....both positions I your pics block your view of the road.
    That has a poor mountimg system in my opinion....far too long stalk.
     
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    The picture is taken level with the camera phone not from my eye view
     
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    You cannot see the Roadhawk from front or driving postion. It's obscured behind the rear view mirror. (Sorry! not trying to push this but just giving a heads up on it's features. You can also permanently wire it in if you want to but I chose not to so it stays on when the ignition is off (one Gig lighter permanently on!)
     
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