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1 Please read this manual carefully before using this product. Please keep this manual for future reference. DASHcam manual.indd 1

2 Precautions 1. Do not expose the camera to moisture, dusty, dirty or sandy conditions. Exposing the camera or the lens to these conditions can damage the camera and its components. 2. Do not expose the camera to high or low temperatures. The normal operating temperature of the camera is 0ºC to 40ºC (32F to 104F). High temperatures can shorten the life span of electronics devices. Note: Extreme temperatures can be achieved inside of a car parked in direct sunlight. 3. Do not mistreat the camera. Dropping, sudden impact and vibrations can cause damage to the camera. 4. Do not clean the camera with chemicals such as cleaning solutions or detergents. Only a damp cloth or the microfibre cloth provided should be used. 5. Before using the camera, please format the memory cards in the camera or on a computer to avoid potential camera or card malfunctions. Memory cards should be formatted regularly to avoid potential camera or card malfunctions. 6. There is a layer of plastic film on the LCD screen and the lens, this intended to prevent any scratching during transportation. Removing the protective film from the screen is optional for the user. 2 DASHcam manual.indd 2

3 Introduction to the Dash Camera The PC needs to meet the following requirements: Windows Vista/XP/7/8/10 operating systems Intel Premium 4 2.8GHz CPU or above (recommended 3GHz) At least 512MB RAM or above (recommended 1GB) Standard USB 2.0 port or above At least 64MB video card or above CAMERA APPEARANCE AND FEATURE ICONS 1. GPS TRACKER BOX (BRACKET), 3M STICKER (PEEL AND STICK TO CAR WINDOW). 2. MICRO USB PORT 3. AV PORT 4. UP BUTTON / MENU / MUTE MIC 5. OK BUTTON 6. DOWN /LOCK VIDEO 7. LED INDICATOR 8. LENS 9. MICRO USB PORT 10. SCREEN / POWER / RESET (SHORT PRESS FOR SCREEN ON/OFF, LONG PRESS FOR POWER ON/OFF AND 15 SECOND PRESS FOR RESET) 11. HDMI PORT 12. MICRO SD CARD SLOT LED indicator: Flashing BLUE light recording 3 DASHcam manual.indd 3

4 Operation 1. Inserting a MicroSD card Insert a MicroSD card meeting specifications listed on 2. Turning on your Camera Press Power button to turn ON / OFF the camera. Or connect to the car charger directly; the camera will turn on automatically when it receives 5v USB power. 3. Setting Language Long press UP for Menu, then press UP & DOWN buttons to select LANGUAGE, set preferred language (Default: English) then press OK button to confirm. 4. Setting Date and Time Long press UP for Menu, then press UP & DOWN buttons to select TIME SETUP, set time (year/month/day hour : minute : second) then press OK button to confirm. 5. Recycle Settings (Loop Recording) Long press UP for Menu, the press UP & DOWN buttons to select RECYCLE, set recycle rate (Off / 1min / 3min / 5min). OFF MODE: The device won t record automatically and won t recycle recordings. Maximum length of each recorded video file is 3.66GB. When it reaches the maximum, the recording is automatically split and saved as another file. If the storage space is full, previous files will NOT be deleted, screen will show Card full and recording will NOT continue. 1/3/5MIN MODE: When power is supplied to the camera the device will start recording automatically. If the storage space if full, the oldest saved file will be overwritten. 6. How to set stamps for: Date, Speed, GPS and Driver number Long press UP for Menu, the press UP & DOWN buttons to select DATE STAMP, to toggle On / Off. Long press UP for Menu, the press UP & DOWN buttons to select SPEED STAMP, to toggle On / Off. Long press UP for Menu, the press UP & DOWN buttons to select GPS STAMP, to toggle On / Off. Long press UP for Menu, the press UP & DOWN buttons to select DRIVER NUMBER, to set a driver number which will appear on the stamp. 4 DASHcam manual.indd 4

5 Setting and other features LISTED IN ORDER: Long press UP for Menu, the press UP & DOWN buttons to select 1. RESOLUTION 1920x FPS 1280x FPS 1282 x FPS 2. PHOTO SIZE 14m / 12m / 8m / 5m / 3m / 2m 3. QUALITY Super Fine, Fine 4. RECYCLE Off / 1min / 3min / 5min 5. BEEP SOUND Off / On 6. EV (EXPOSURE VALUE) -2 / -1 / 0 / +1 / WHITE BALANCE Auto / Daylight / Cloudy / Fluorescent / Fluorescent.1 / Fluorescent.2 / Incandescent 8. G-SENSOR SENSITIVITY Off / High / Middle / Low 9. HDR (HIGH DYNAMIC RANGE) Off / On 10. WNR (WIND NOISE REDUCTION) Off / On 11. SPEED UNIT KMH / MPH 12. DATE STAMP Off / On 13. PARKING MODE N/A 14. DRIVER NUMBER 9 - Letters / Numbers 15. GPS STAMP Off / On 16. SPEED STAMP Off / On 17. LANGUAGE English / Russian / Chinese 1 / Chinese TV TYPE PAL / NTSC (For Australia use PAL) 19. FLICKER 50Hz / 60Hz (For Australia us 50Hz) 20. POWER OFF SCREEN Off / 10s / 20s / 30s 21. TIME ZONE Set to your current time zone 22. TIME SET-UP (Year/Month/Day Hour : Minute : Second) 23. FORMAT Yes / No (Note: All data on the card will be erased) 24. DEFAULT SETTINGS Yes / No 25. VERSION 5 DASHcam manual.indd 5

6 Taking & Reviewing Pictures & Video HOW TO TAKE A PICTURE: While the camera is recording, Long press OK button to take a picture When on standby, long press OK button to take a picture HOW TO START RECORDING: When the camera is in 1/3/5min mode, it will start automatically when power is applied. Press the OK button to toggle video recording. HOW TO REVIEW PICTURES: Long press DOWN button to go into CAMERA MODE, then long press DOWN button again to go into FILE REVIEW and select PHOTO. HOW TO PLAY BACK VIDEO: Long press DOWN button to go into CAMERA MODE, then long press DOWN button again to go into FILE REVIEW and select NORMAL or PARKING LOCKING FILES WHILE RECORDING: Press the DOWN button and the current file will be saved and locked. This file can no longer be deleted by the camera. Connecting your Camera CONNECTING TO PC Connect the Camera to the PC using the USB cable included. Select the option MSDC on the camera and it will appear as a removable disk. CONNECTING THE DVR TO A STANDARD TV. (Effective with AV-OUT function) Connect your camera and Standard TV with an AV cable CONNECTING THE DVR TO HDTV When connecting to a HDTV, use HDMI cable to connect the camera and send video to the HDTV. 6 DASHcam manual.indd 6

7 Icon meanings Video Mode GPS Acquired Camera Mode Segmented loop Recording Time White Balance Auto Tungsten Fluorescent Daylight Cloudy Indicator Date and Time Playback Information In the bottom right corner or the video file will be the following information: Driver Number Date Time - Speed GPS coordinates 7 DASHcam manual.indd 7

8 How to access GPS information 1. Connect the Camera to the PC using the USB cable included. Select the option MSDC on the camera and it will appear as a removable disk. 2. Open folder to view files 3. GPS coordinates will be saved in gps folder 4. Open a GPS reader website. (Eg Upload your GPS file onto the site 6. The website will display the route. Toubleshooting PROBLEMS WITH RECORDING QUALITY STUCK IN MENU NOT RECOGNIZING CARD BUTTONS ARE NOT RESPONDING TO KEY PRESSES Long press UP for Menu, then press UP & DOWN buttons to select DEFAULT SETTINGS, OK button to confirm. Restart Device Repeat Long press DOWN until returned to the default recording screen. Ensure card has been formatted and is compatible. For a list of compatible cards visit Long press POWER button to reset camera 8 DASHcam manual.indd 8

9 Appendix Specifications IMAGE SENSOR CHIP LENS EXTERNAL MEMORY WDR/HDR DISPLAY 4M CMOS MStar 135 Wide Angle See for a list of compatible cards Supported 1.5 TFT STILL IMAGES Format: JPEG Quality: Auto VIDEOS Format: H.264 (MOV) Resolution: 1920x FPS 1280x FPS 1282 x FPS AUDIO EXPOSURE TIME, DATE OUTPUT PC INTERFACE AV OUTPUT FORMAT Built-in microphone / speaker -2.0EV ~ +2.0EV On / Off, date and time watermark functions HDMI HD Audio-Video output USB 2.0 (High Speed) NTSC / PAL 9 DASHcam manual.indd 9

10 12 MONTH LIMITED WARRANTY Warranty period: Full 12 month warranty from date of purchase against all manufacturing defects. What does the warranty cover? a. Under normal usage conditions, this warranty covers: b. Any defect in design or manufacture which results in the product failing to perform substantially as described in authorised advertising or literature. c. We will either repair or replace the product at our discretion providing that the fault is found to have been caused by a design or manufacturing defect and not misuse or tampering. Our goods come with guarantees that cannot be excluded under the Australian Consumer Law. You are entitled to a replacement or refund for a major failure and for compensation for any other reasonably foreseeable loss or damage. You are also entitled to have the goods repaired or replaced if the goods fail to be of acceptable quality and the failure does not amount to a major failure. The benefits provided to you as the consumer by this warranty are in addition to other rights and remedies available to you under the law. 10 DASHcam manual.indd 10

11 The warranty does not cover: a. Any damage resulting from improper use b. Faulty installation or modification made during installation c. The cost of removing and reinstalling the product d. Travel and /or other expenses due to customer s remote location e. Transport charges and damage in transit. It is your responsibility to deliver and pick up your product, including any costs associated with the postage of your repair or replacement product. If you do freight your product we recommend that you insure against loss or damage. f. Any loss directly or indirectly associated with the product failing to operate. TO MAKE A CLAIM UNDER THIS WARRANTY PLEASE CALL OUTDOOR SUPACENTRE PTY LTD 2 Stanley St Silverwater NSW, 2128 PHONE: DASHcam manual.indd 11

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