Jaws's Camera help

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  1. haganap

    haganap Funster Life Member

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    Hi all, I have my camera from Jaws and am dead pleased with it's recording ability. I even captured another MH waving on Sunday. But,
    I cant play the journeys back on my PC?

    it says It is in x2 p and I understand that it can not be played back via the camera and you have to play it back via the player. But I can't see it supporting windows 8.1 anywhere? anyone know a safe download to enable me to play it?
     
  2. haganap

    haganap Funster Life Member

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    seems it was me being an ass. now works fine, and look here's a waver :rolleyes:
     

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    you just need to sort out the time and date now :D
     
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    That picture looks a bit fishy.
     
  5. Hollyberry

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    As I seem to be driving an invisible car ( woman pulled out in front of me and there wasn't really enough space, dear! 200 metres on and a man decided to walk right in front of me) I'm thinking of getting one of the cameras.
    How easy are they to fit? And remove as I guess you'd have to put it out of sight when parked ?
     
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    Who said that? o_O
     
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    I have a camera Like This One in the car which clips into the mount so can be mounted either on the windscreen or as a true dash camera (which isn't the case with many of them). I bought a Hot Shoe Mount which I stuck onto a sat nav bean bag type mount so it sits on the dash as shown in the photo.

    I have a similar camera in the van, mounted as described Here.

    Neither camera is removed from the vehicle when parked.
     

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    Distracted? Me? Dashcam, rearview camera, Chinese satnav and reversing sensor, I don't know where to look first or next. In fact when I reviewed our trip to York recently I never realised there were so many t0**ers, w*****s or four eyed gits on the road. :LOL:
     

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    Nice woodpile!
    Reminds me I must sort ours out!
     
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    Bailey58 Funster Life Member

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    Three separate stacks along there totalling about 10 metres, thing is I can't remember which comes first. :unsure:
     
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    pandj Funster Life Member

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    I used to be organised with two woodsheds all cut and split two years worth to burn, and a load of fresh ready to season and process.

    Then we got a motorhome!!!!!!

    Probally be scavenged pallets again this winter!
     
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    The Jaws dashcam is going in the car, it's not that easy to see with it mounted up high in the windscreen, we have a Roadhawk HD in the van, it's much smaller and almost hidden behind ( in front of?) the rear view camera screen.
    They will be left in place all the time
    Allan
     
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    Got mine up and running great bit of kit at the price
    Great job done by Jaws the amount of interest must have taken him by surprise
     
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    Before I knew that Jaws did them, I bought an interior mirror jobby. Brilliant!
    It clips over the existing one and looks like a large driving mirror so I never have to remove it from the van (although it IS transferable between vehicles if reqd).
     
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    You shouldn't assume the police will automatically accept video evidence. There have been a number of cases where cyclists with helmet cams have found the police wouldn't even look at a recording following an accident. However, there have been cases where video has been used in courts, so it is a bit hit and miss so to speak.

    The main point is the video is potentially evidence so it must be treated as such.

    If you do record a prang, take the SD card out of the thing and lock it up. Don't copy the recording onto a PC and then continue using the SD card, overwriting the original recording.
     
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