Pioneer VREC-DH300D Owner's Manual
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  • Page 1 VREC-DH300D DASH CAMERA Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents Thank you for buying this Pioneer product. Please read through these instructions so you will know how to operate your model properly. After you have finished reading the instructions, keep this document in a safe place for future reference.
  • Page 3 Il testo completo della dichiarazione di conformità UE è disponibile al seguente indirizzo Internet: Español: Por la presente, Pioneer declara que el tipo de equipo radioeléctrico [*] es conforme con la Directiva 2014/53/UE. El texto completo de la declaración UE de conformidad está disponible en la dirección Internet siguiente: Português:...
  • Page 4 Celotno besedilo izjave EU o skladnosti je na voljo na naslednjem spletnem naslovu: Română: Prin prezenta, Pioneer declară că tipul de echipamente radio [*] este în conformitate cu Directiva 2014/53/UE. Textul integral al declarației UE de conformitate este disponibil la următoarea adresă internet: Български:...
  • Page 5: Precaution

    Precaution Certain country and state laws may prohibit or restrict the placement and use of this product in your vehicle. Please comply with all applicable laws and regulations regarding the use, installation and operation of this product. It is the user’s responsibility in compliance with all applicable laws and ordinance.
  • Page 6 • If you notice smoke, a strange noise or odour from this product, or any other abnormal signs on the LCD screen, turn off the power immediately and consult your dealer or the nearest authorised Pioneer Service Station. Using this product in this condition may result in permanent damage to the system.
  • Page 7 • Do not route wires where they will be exposed to high temperatures. If the insulation heats up, wires may become damaged, resulting in a short circuit or malfunction and permanent damage to the product. • Do not shorten any cables. If you do, the protection circuit (fuse holder, fuse resistor or filter, etc.) may fail to work properly.
  • Page 8: Disclaimer

    Disclaimer • Given the large number of variables and conditions that can be involved in an accident, Pioneer cannot guarantee that every accident or occurrence will trigger the recording feature in this device. • This product features may not operate properly due to the effects of settings, how this product is installed, the condition of the microSD card, and driving conditions (including the road conditions).
  • Page 9: How To Read This Manual

    How to read this Manual Notation Meaning These symbols are used to draw your attention to items you should be aware of when using this product and items you should be aware of to maintain its performance. Notes provide useful tips and extra information about product features. Note / Notes Square brackets are used to indicate selectable items displayed on the []...
  • Page 10: Usage Precautions

    • If data loss or corruption occurs on the microSD card for any reason, it is usually not possible to recover the data. Pioneer accepts no liability for damages, costs or expenses arising from data loss or corruption.
  • Page 11 • Pioneer Corporation does not make any assurances that microSD card problems will be repaired by formatting the card. Pioneer Corporation bears no responsibility for files that are erased from the microSD card or damage that occurs from formatting the card. Format the microSD card according to your own judgement and at your own responsibility.
  • Page 12: Check The Accessories

    Check the Accessories Main Unit×1 Mounting Bracket×1 Rear Camera (3 m)×1 Rear Camera Connection Cable (6 m)×1 Cigarette Lighter microSDHC Card Quick Start Guide×1 Warranty×1 Power Cable (4 m)×1 (16 GB)×1 Cleaning Cloth×1 When Replacing the Fuse If the product does not power on or charge even when the included cigarette lighter power cable is connected, then check if the fuse is blown.
  • Page 13: Before Installing The Product

    Before Installing the Product WARNING • When installing the product on vehicles installed with an air bag, never install on the cover of the air bag and at locations that might obstruct the deployment of the air bag. Doing so might prevent the air bag from being deployed normally, cause the product to fly out due to air bag deployment, and cause accident and injury.
  • Page 14: Installation Tips

    Installation Tips Before Installing and Securing the Product • First, temporarily connect this product and confirm that it operates correctly, and then install it. If the product does not operate correctly, check again if there is a mistake in the connection. Before Applying Double-sided Tape • Clean the location where the double-sided tape will be applied.
  • Page 15: Installation

    Always install this product in the specified installation position to ensure a safe field of view while driving and to achieve full performance from the product. Pioneer is not liable for any damage, due to installation or use of the product. − 15 −...
  • Page 16: Recommended Installation Position On Rear Windscreen

    Recommended Installation Position on Rear Windscreen When installing the rear camera on the inside of the rear window, installation in a vehicle and in a position that satisfies all of the following conditions is recommended. • A position where the lens part of the rear camera is within the wiping range of the wiper. • A position where the rear camera faces in the horizontal direction to the rear and side to side.
  • Page 17 CAUTION • Make sure that the surface of the front windscreen is clean and dry, before attaching the mounting bracket. • Never touch the surface of the LCD. • Use extreme care as the double-sided tape on the mounting bracket is extremely strong, and it will be difficult to reapply the tape once it has been applied.
  • Page 18: Install The Rear Camera

    Install the Rear Camera The top and bottom of the image can be set according to the mounting direction of the rear camera. “This Product Settings” - “Configurable Features” - “Recording Setting” - “Install Position” 1 Clean the installation area of dirt and oils using the included cleaning cloth. 2 Install the rear camera.
  • Page 19: Connecting The Cables

    Connecting the Cables 1 Connect the cigarette lighter power cable and rear camera connection cable to the main unit. Rear camera Cigarette Lighter Power Cable Rear Camera Connection Cable Power cable connection terminal Rear camera dedicated input terminal Main Unit 2 Route the cigarette lighter power cable and rear camera connection cable to the passenger seat side.
  • Page 20 3 Connect the cigarette lighter power cable to the vehicle accessory socket. Fully insert this into the vehicle accessory socket to make a good connection. (The location of the accessory socket will differ depending on the vehicle.) Accessory socket Cigarette Lighter Power Cable CAUTION • The accessory socket will be extremely hot immediately after using the cigarette lighter.
  • Page 21: Part Names

    Part Names Main Unit Bottom Front Back Left side Right side Mounting Bracket Rear camera − 21 −...
  • Page 22: Function Buttons

    Main Unit c Switch Screen / Function Button 3 This switches between the following each 1 Rear camera dedicated input terminal time it is pressed. Connects the rear camera connection cable. Front camera video  rear camera video  front camera video + rear camera video 2 Manual Record / Power Button thumbnail ...
  • Page 23: Inserting And Ejecting The Microsd Card

    Inserting and Ejecting the microSD Card Turn off the power to this product when inserting and removing the microSD card. “Manually Turning the Power On and Off ” Inserting the microSD Card Hold the top edge of the microSD card, position the microSD card so that the label is facing the frontside of this product, and slowly insert it into the microSD card slot until it clicks.
  • Page 24: Backing Up Recorded Files

    Backing Up Recorded Files When the free space of the microSD card is low, files are deleted from the oldest file. We recommend that you back up any important files you want to keep with the following procedure. Note • Prepare a spare microSD card in advance. 1 Replace the microSD card.
  • Page 25: Using This Product

    Using this product Before using this product, first stop the vehicle in a safe location and apply the handbrake. This Product Power This product starts when the vehicle’s engine is turned on (ACC ON), and it automatically starts recording. (Video recording) “Using this product”...
  • Page 26: How To View The Recording Screen

    How to View the Recording Screen Status Shows the operating status of this product. :GPS reception status (Blinks if GPS signals cannot be received) :Sound recording (if OFF, this displays a “\”) Elapsed recording time Recording status ● :Video recording :Event recording 2020/01/01 10:10:10 1440p + 1080p...
  • Page 27: Playing Recorded Files

    Detection early in file If an impact is detected within 20 seconds of the start of recording of a video recording file, then the file before that in which this impact was detected and the file for the 20 seconds after the impact is detected are recorded as two event video files.
  • Page 28 2 Press Function Button 2 or 3 to select [Files], and press Function Button 4. 3 Press Function Button 2 or 3 to select [Video Recording] or [Event recording], and press Function Button 4. The thumbnails of files in the selected folder will be displayed. −...
  • Page 29 4 Press Function Button 2 or 3 to select the file, and press Function Button 4. The selected file will play. Notes • Select [ ] and then press Function Button 4 to display [ ] for all files. In this state, select [ ✔...
  • Page 30: This Product Settings

    This Product Settings Before using this product, first stop the vehicle in a safe location and apply the handbrake. These settings configure this product. You can reset the settings to the default settings. You can also format the microSD card and check this product version information. Note that video recording will stop while the MENU screen is displayed.
  • Page 31 4 Press Function Button 2 or 3 to select the settings value, and press Function Button 4. This completes setting, and you are returned to the previous screen. − 31 −...
  • Page 32: Configurable Features

    Configurable Features Recording Setting Setting Details Default Settings Video Resolution Sets the image quality of video recording. 2560 x 1440p (Front) Sets the recording time for one video recording video file in Video Clip Length 3 Min video recording. Sets whether or not to record sound around this product Microphone during video recording.
  • Page 33 Setting Details Default Settings Speed Unit Sets the units used for speed display. km/h Sets the time that the products enter the sleep mode. Monitor Display When the menu is displayed, the product does not enter 3 Min Setting the sleep mode regardless of how this item is set. System Volume Sets beeps and playback volume.
  • Page 34: Guide To Recording Time

    Guide to Recording Time The following table provides estimates of the video recording times possible with different SD card capacities. The actual values will depend on various factors, such as the microSD card being used, subject being recorded, and recording conditions. Guide to Recording Time with a 16 GB microSD Card Compression Resolution...
  • Page 35: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Check the following information before sending the product in for repairs. Symptom Cause Action An error occurred during the The microcomputer in this Press the reset button. display and operation of this product is malfunctioning. “Part Names” product. We recommend that you back up If there is insufficient space in any important files you want to A file that should have been...
  • Page 36: Specifications

    Specifications Recording Medium microSDHC/microSDXC card, Class 10 (16 GB to 128 GB) Main Unit: Approx. 3.7 million pixels (on-board high-sensitivity CMOS sensor) Imaging Element Rear camera: Approx. 2 million pixels (on-board high-sensitivity CMOS sensor) Main Unit: 112° horizontal, 60° vertical, 135° diagonal Recording Angles Rear camera: 105°...
  • Page 37: Gps

    • GPS (Global Positioning System) is a system that measures your current position by receiving position measurement radio signals from GPS satellites. • The GPS satellite signals cannot pass through solid matter (except glass). The signals from GPS satellites may be blocked when this product is in the following locations: —...
  • Page 38: Trademarks & Copyrights

    Trademarks & Copyrights • microSDHC Logo is a trademark of SD-3C, LLC. • microSDXC Logo is a trademark of SD-3C, LLC. • Windows Media is either a registered trademark or trademark of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries. − 38 −...
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  • Page 40 Visit (or to register your product. PIONEER CORPORATION 28-8, Honkomagome 2-Chome, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-0021, Japan PIONEER EUROPE NV Haven 1087, Keetberglaan 1, B-9120 Melsele, Belgium/Belgique TEL: +32 (0)3 570 05 11 Salamanca, Wellington Street, Slough, Berkshire, SL1 1YP , UK TEL: +44 (0)208 836 3500 ©...

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