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  • Page 1 Car Camcorder User Manual...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents About this Guide ................3 Regulatory notices ................ 3 Prohibition of co-location ............. 3 WEEE Notice .................. 3 CE Regulatory Notice ..............4 Notes on Installation ..............4 Caution ..................4 Introduction ..............7 Features ................7 Package Contents ............. 7 Product Overview ..............
  • Page 3 3.1.2 Emergency Recording .........19 Picture in Video ...............19 Driving Safety ..............20 3.3.1 Speed Cam Alert ..........20 3.3.2 Add Speed Point ..........21 3.3.3 Speed Limit Alert ..........21 3.3.4 Driver Fatigue Alert ..........22 3.3.5 LDWS ..............22 3.3.6 FCWS ..............24 Initial set up Go Dashcam application ......31 Using the Go Dashcam application .........
  • Page 4: About This Guide

    About this Guide The content in this document is for information purpose and is subject to change without prior notice. We have made every effort to ensure that this User Guide is accurate and complete. However, no liability is assumed for any errors or omissions that may have occurred.
  • Page 5: Ce Regulatory Notice

    CE Regulatory Notice The product herewith complies with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive 2014/35/EU, the EMC Directive 2014/30/EU, the RED-Directive 2014/53/EU and the RoHS Directive 2011/65/EU. EU Health Protection: This equipment should be installed and operated with minimum distance 20cm between the radiator & your body. Notes on Installation 1.
  • Page 6 The firmware function in the camcorder is for reference only,  drivers are advised to exercise discretion based on actual road conditions. The results of GPS positioning are only for reference, and should  not affect the actual driving situation. The camcorder also cannot ensure the positioning accuracy.
  • Page 7 Explosion Area or in a zone with a “Switch Off 2-way Radios” sign by switching off camcorders that may interfere with the radio frequency. HP Inc. is NOT responsible for the loss of any data/content during  operation.
  • Page 8: Introduction

    1 Introduction Thank you for purchasing this advanced Car Camcorder. This product is specifically designed for real time video recording when driving. It also supports a HP rear camera. You might ask distributor for further information. 1.1 Features  Full HD 1920*1080 ...
  • Page 9: Product Overview

    1.3 Product Overview Item Item LED Indicator Microphone LCD Panel Wide Angle Lens Menu / Back Button Power button Add Speed Cam / Up Button Memory Card Slot Snapshot / Down Button Power Connector Emergency Recording / Rear camera connector Confirm Button port (option) Speaker...
  • Page 10: Getting Started

    2 Getting Started 2.1 Storage Media 2.1.1 Insert the Memory Card Insert memory card with the pins facing forward and the screen of the camcorder facing forward too, see the picture as below: 2.1.2 Remove the Memory Card If the camcorder is power on, please power off first and wait for the procedure of switching off the camcorder completed before removing the memory card.
  • Page 11: Installing In Vehicles

    2.2 Installing in Vehicles 2.2.1 Mount the Camcorder to Windshield Put the electrostatic sticker onto the suggested area on the windshield. Before putting the sticker, please wipe and clean the windshield. During the installation, please make sure the bubbles in between the sticker and the window are all gone. Peel off the protective plastic sheet from the adhesive pad.
  • Page 12 Place and press the bracket firmly onto the electrostatic sticker on the windshield window. Make sure the base is securely locked in place. 2.2.2 Adjust the Camcorder Swivel the camcorder to adjust view angle. Make sure the camcorder is securely locked in place.
  • Page 13: Connecting To Power

    2.3 Connecting to Power Use only the attached power connector for activating the camcorder. Connect one end of power connector to power connector port on the camcorder. USB port input: DC 5V / 2A. Plug the other end of the car adapter to the cigarette lighter socket of your vehicle.
  • Page 14: Powering The Camcorder On / Off

    2.5 Powering the Camcorder On / Off 2.5.1 Auto Power On/Off If the camcorder is connected to the vehicle power supply, once start the car engine, the camcorder will automatically power on and start recording. Once the vehicle engine shuts down, the camcorder automatically saves the recording and turns off the power.
  • Page 15: Set Time Zone

    2.6.1 Set Time zone To set the time zone, do the following: Press the button to enter the OSD menu. Press the button to select Set Time zone, and then press the button for entering function menu. Press the button to set the current time zone, and then press the button to complete setting.
  • Page 16: Set The Date / Time

    2.6.2 Set the Date / Time To set the correct date and time, do the following: Press the button to enter the OSD menu. Press the button to select Date / Time, and then press the button for entering function menu. Press the button to adjust the value, and then press the button to set the next field.
  • Page 17: Using The Car Camcorder

    3 Using the Car Camcorder 3.1 Automatic Record Start the car engine, wait a few seconds to charge the camcorder, and then screen will light up and the camcorder will automatically power on and start recording. Recording will automatically stop when the engine is switched off. Note: 1.
  • Page 18: The Recording Screen

    3.1.1 The Recording Screen Icon Item Description Recording Indicates the video current duration. Duration Indicates the current recording date Date / Time and time. 1.During video recording, press the button to enter the Menu. Menu Button 2.Long press 3 seconds to enter 2 GRID FUNCTION CHART to check current direction and speed.
  • Page 19 Resolution Indicates the video resolution. icon Voice Record Indicates voice recording sets as off, the sound will not be recorded. icon Indicates the strength of satellite Satellite positioning. If the icon shows in red Positioning on screen, it indicates that the camcorder cannot complete the icon satellite positioning.
  • Page 20: Emergency Recording

    3.1.2 Emergency Recording To Start the Emergency Recording, do the following: During Video Recording, press button to enter emergency recording mode, the “Emergency” message will be shown immediately on the upper left corner of the screen, and the recorded file will be protected. The emergency video recording length is same as the recording interval setting.
  • Page 21: Driving Safety

    3.3 Driving Safety The following driving safety function is for reference only. Drivers are advised to exercise discretion based on actual road conditions. Note: 1. The Driving Safety function is limited to triggering no more than two alarms at the same time. If a voice and alert message have been triggered, any other alarm will be ignored until either of the two is settled.
  • Page 22: Add Speed Point

    3.3.2 Add Speed Point You may customize speed cam positions in this product. When the GPS positioning is completed , press to add speed camera point manually. This product features a capacity of 50 speed cam positions. In case you are trying to add more than that the system prompts with message "Speed Position is full".
  • Page 23: Driver Fatigue Alert

    3.3.4 Driver Fatigue Alert If the Driver Fatigue Alert function is enabled, this product produces audible alert and screen message one hour after it has begun recording and repeats the alerts every half hour afterwards. To enable the Driver Fatigue Alert, do the following: Press the button to enter the OSD menu.
  • Page 24 Press the button to select On, and then press the button to enable the function. Press the button to return to recording screen. After enabling LDWS, the screen will display traffic lane align icon , please adjust the camcorder so that the horizontal line and the eye level are overlapped and the slash lines are centered in the driving lane.
  • Page 25: Fcws

    3.3.6 FCWS Once your car’s location is determined by GPS and the FCWS function is enabled, this camcorder produces audible alert and screen message when you drive at speeds over 60 km/h (37 mph) and are less than 20m away from the car in front of you. If the camcorder not completes the satellite positioning, and the leading vehicle distance below 20 meters, it will also produce a warning screen and voice reminder.
  • Page 26 3.4 Parking Mode To monitor the vehicle when it is parked, you can activate Park Recording, or Motion and Collision Detection, or Timelapse. Before you activate Parking Mode, please install ACC cable through professional car service shop. Follow the steps below to change the settings for Parking Mode: Press the button to enter the OSD menu.
  • Page 27 3.4.2 Motion and Collision Detection - In normal loop recording mode, press and hold POWER key for 3 seconds, the screen will show message “Press OK to power off or enter Motion and Collision Detection after 10 sec.” Please wait for 10 seconds and the camcorder will enter Motion and Collision Detection automatically.
  • Page 28 3.5 Collision Detection If the Collision Detection function is enabled, this camcorder begins emergency recording once it detects any collision. Sensitivity of the Collision Detection function is set to Normal by default, if user wants to change the settings of Collision Detection, do the following: Press the button to enter the OSD menu.
  • Page 29 3.6 File Playback Press the button to enter the OSD menu. Press the button to select Playback, and then press the button for entering function menu. Press the button to select Video / Emergency / Picture, and then press the button for entering menu.
  • Page 30 3.7 Playback Screen Icon Item Description File Number / Indicates of the total number of Total File files. Press the button to return preview screen of video or Return Button picture. Press the button repetitively to return recording screen. Previous File Press button to view Button...
  • Page 31 3.8 Deleting Files To delete file(s), perform the following steps: Press the button to stop recording and enter the main Menu. Press the button to select File Deletion and press the button to confirm. Press the button to select folder and press the button to confirm.
  • Page 32: Initial Set Up Go Dashcam Application

    4 Initial set up Go Dashcam application 4.1 Camcorder application installation The camcorder allows you to connect to the mobile devices via the App. When using for the first time, install the [Go Dashcam !] App for your mobile device. Download Go Dashcam ! App from Google Play or App Store.
  • Page 33 4.2 Wi-Fi connecting Press the Power button to switch on the camcorder. Enter Menu and go to Wi-Fi option; choose “ON” to activate the wireless network. The camcorder’s screen will display Wi-Fi Device ID and Password. Using the Wi-Fi function of your mobile device, search for the camcorder ID “hp_f920x_123456”...
  • Page 34: Using The Go Dashcam Application

    5 Using the Go Dashcam application Touch [Go Dashcam !] icon to activate the application. The main screen will pop up. Follow the below instruction to operate this application.
  • Page 35 5.1 Camera preview, record, snapshot You can use this feature to preview, record or take snapshot. 1. The mobile device will display camcorder’s preview screen. The camcorder will lose control and screen will show ”Network Streaming”. Please use Go Dashcam ! app to operate the camcorder. icon Description Start/stop recording...
  • Page 36 5.2 Playback, delete, download You can use this feature to playback or delete the file saved in camcorder, or to download the file from camcorder to your mobile device. Touch the icon [Video playback] or [Picture playback]. The files saved in the camcorder will be displayed on your mobile device.
  • Page 37 Icon Description Switch front and rear camcorder Download the file from camcorder to your mobile device Delete Exit Note: 1. If you find the video playback without audio, please check if you turn on Voice Record on the menu. If you do turn it on, it means the mobile device itself doesn’t support the video decoding. It’s not the problem of the file.
  • Page 38 5.3 Local album You can use this feature to playback or delete the file that you download to your mobile device. Touch icon [Local Album]。 Pick up the file that you want to playback. The downloaded videos or pictures will be saved in the album of your mobile device, at the mean time it will create a new folder “Go Dashcam !”.
  • Page 39 5.4 Camera Setting You can use this feature to set up your car camcorder. Touch icon [Camera Setting]. Refer to the below table for details of menu items and available menu options. Menu option Description Available option 1080p 30fps HDR 1080p 27.5fps HDR Set the desired video Resolution...
  • Page 40: Adjusting The Settings

    6 Adjusting the Settings 6.1 Using the Menu You can customize the general settings via the on-screen display (OSD) menus. Press the button to enter the OSD menu. Press the button to select menu item, and then press button for entering function menu. Press the button to select or adjust the value, and then press the...
  • Page 41 Menu option Description Available option Add Speed Point: The satellite positioning will manually add speed camera location. You can add up to 50 speed camera locations to the Add Speed Point / Delete Speed Position built-in system. Last Position / Delete All Management Delete Last Position: Delete Position...
  • Page 42 Menu option Description Available option Set LCD off time. Camcorder screen will be off after a set time if no operation is On/ Turn off after 7 sec / detected during the standby LCD Setting Turn off after 1min/ Turn off or record mode.
  • Page 43 Menu option Description Available option Once your car’s location is determined by GPS and the LDWS function is enabled, this camcorder produces audible LDWS On / Off alert and screen message when you drive off of or change lanes at speeds over 70 km/h (43 mph).
  • Page 44: Installing The Software

    7 Installing the Software Place the attached CD ROM into the CD player. If the CD does not execute automatically, please use Windows File Manager to execute the Install_CD.exe file in the CD. The following screen will be shown up. Press the [Menu] item to start the installation process according to the instructions on-screen.
  • Page 45: Supercar 2.0

    8 SuperCar 2.0 Item Item Front Camera Playback G-sensor Value Browse File Speed Capture Rear Camera Playback Fast Backward Software Version Play / Pause Fast Forward File List Volume Language and Map Change Playback Duration Note: 1. To display the route on Electronic Map, please make sure the internet is connected before starting the video playback.
  • Page 46: Specifications

    9 Specifications Item Description Image Sensor 1/2.8” Sony’s Starvis CMOS sensor 1920 (H) x 1080 (V) Effective Pixels Support microSD class 10 and 16GB micro SD card (up to Storage Media 128GB) LCD Display 1.3" TFT LCD color screen Lens Wide Angle Fixed Focus lens F1.8 Focus Range 1.5m~Infinity...
  • Page 47 Item Description Power Super Capacitor Best Working 0° ~ 45° C Temperature Operating Humidity 20 ~ 70% RH Storage -20° ~ 70° C Temperature Dimensions 93.8 x 48.9 x 40 mm Weight Approx. 76g (without memory card) Built-in IEEE 802.11b/g/n(HT20) Wi-Fi chip: RTL8188FTV Frequency range 2412~2472MHz Wi-Fi Channel...