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

    Contents About this Guide ................3 FCC Statement ................3 Prohibition of co-location ............. 3 Important note ................4 WEEE Notice .................. 4 CE Regulatory Notice ..............4 Battery warning ................5 Notes on Installation ..............5 Caution ..................6 Introduction ..............
  • Page 3 2.6.1 Set Automatic Record ..........15 2.6.2 Set the Date / Time ..........16 2.6.3 Setting the Universal Time Code (UTC) ....17 Using the Car Recorder ..........18 Recording Videos ............18 3.1.1 Record videos while driving ........18 3.1.2 LDWS (Lane Departure Warning Systems) ..18 3.1.3 Driver Fatigue Alert ..........20 3.1.4...
  • 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 made every effort to ensure that this User Guide is accurate and complete. However, no liability is assumed for any errors and omissions that may have occurred.
  • Page 5: Important Note

    Important note Radiation Exposure Statement: This equipment complies with FCC radiation exposure limits set forth for an uncontrolled environment. End users must follow the specific operating instructions for satisfying RF exposure compliance. This equipment should be installed and operated with minimum distance 20cm between the radiator &...
  • Page 6: Battery Warning

    Battery warning The battery for this car camcorder is sealed internally. DO NOT attempt to disassemble the camcorder and remove the battery. Always charge using the provided system. Improper charging of the battery may result in explosion. The battery is designed for this camcorder and is not customer replaceable.
  • Page 7: Caution

    Caution Use the authorized charger only. Never disassemble or attempt repair of this product. Doing so may damage the camcorder, cause electric shock and void your product warranty. Never short-circuit the battery. Set up time and date accurately before you use this camcorder. Exposing the camcorder to open flames can cause explosion.
  • Page 8: Introduction

    1 Introduction Thank you for purchasing this advanced Car Recorder. This camcorder is specifically designed for real time video and audio recording when driving. 1.1 Features • Full HD recording videos (1920x1080@30fps or 1280x720@60fps) • 2.7” LCD color touch screen •...
  • Page 9: Product Overview

    1.3 Product Overview Front View Top and Bottom Views Side (Left and Right) Views Rear View Item Item Bracket Socket GPS Antenna Memory Card Slot Wide Angle Lens Power Switch Speaker LED Indicator Microphone USB / Power Connector LCD Touch Panel...
  • Page 10: Getting Started

    2 Getting Started 2.1 Inserting the Memory Card Insert memory card with the gold section facing upward and the screen of the camcorder facing upward too, as illustrated. Push the memory card in until a click sound is heard, indicating the card is in position. To remove the memory card Push to eject the memory card out of the slot.
  • Page 11: Installing In Vehicles

    2.2 Installing in Vehicles 2.2.1 Mount to Windshield Push the bracket into bracket slot on top of camcorder, until a click sound is heard. With the suction-cup laying flat, position the suction-cup on the windshield. Hold the base firmly on the windshield and press down the clamp to mount the car holder to the windshield.
  • Page 12: Adjust The Camcorder Position

    2.2.2 Adjust the camcorder position Loose the knob to swivel the camcorder vertically. Knob Loose the knob to swivel the camcorder horizontally up to 360°. Knob Then tighten the knob to make sure the camcorder is securely locked in place.
  • Page 13: Connecting To Power

    2.3 Connecting to Power Use only the supplied car adapter to power up the camcorder and charging the built-in battery. Connect one end of car adapter to USB/Power connector port on the camcorder. Plug the other end of the car adapter to the cigarette lighter socket of your vehicle.
  • Page 14: Led Indicator

    Battery Status Indicator: Icon Description Full battery power. 2/3 battery power. 1/3 battery power. Out of battery power. Battery is charging. Connect the car adapter to charge the battery, battery is full charged. Note: Please take note if the environment temperature reaches 45°C or above, the car adapter still can supply power to camcorder, but it will not charge the Lithium-ion battery.
  • Page 15: Powering The Camcorder On / Off

    2.5 Powering the Camcorder On / Off 2.5.1 Auto Power On/Off Once the vehicle engine is started, the camcorder automatically turns on. If the Automatic Record function is enabled, the recording will automatically start right after the camcorder powers on. Please refer to Set Automatic Record (2.6.1).
  • Page 16: Initial Settings

    2.6 Initial Settings Before using the camcorder, we recommend you to enable the Automatic Record function and set up the correct Date and Time. 2.6.1 Set Automatic Record Default setting of Automatic Record is Enabled. The camcorder will automatically start recording when powered on. In case Automatic Record is disabled, enable it by the following steps: Touch to enter Main Menu.
  • Page 17: Set The Date / Time

    2.6.2 Set the Date / Time To set the correct date and time, do the following: Touch to enter Main Menu. Select to enter Date / Time menu. Touch to select value; touch to select previous or next field; confirm by touching complete setting.
  • Page 18: Setting The Universal Time Code (Utc)

    2.6.3 Setting the Universal Time Code (UTC) Depending on your location, you may need to change the current UTC setting of the camcorder so that the correct date and time are updated when a GPS signal is detected. 1. Touch to enter Main Menu.
  • Page 19: Using The Car Recorder

    3 Using the Car Recorder 3.1 Recording Videos 3.1.1 Record videos while driving When the vehicle engine starts up and the Automatic Record function is enabled, the camcorder automatically turns on and starts recording.The touch panel function is not ready yet within 2 seconds upon the auto recording start .
  • Page 20 then touch again to enable the function (on). Touch to return to record screen. After enabling LDWS, the screen will display 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 21: Driver Fatigue Alert

    3.1.3 Driver Fatigue Alert When Driver Fatigue Alert is enabled, a voice alert and a warning screen will be activated 1 hour after the camcorder is powered on, with a repetition at every subsequent 30 minutes. To set the driver fatigue alert, do the following: Touch to enter main menu.
  • Page 22: Motion Detection

    3.1.4 Motion Detection If Motion Detection is activated, when the camcorder is powered on, a message “Wait for 10 seconds to enter Motion Detection or touch the screen to power off” will be displayed on the screen. This means the system will enter Motion Detection automatically in 10 seconds;...
  • Page 23: Record All Other Types Of Videos

    3.1.5 Record all other types of videos Touch to start recording. Touch again, to halt the recording. Note: 1. It can be configured to save a video file for every 3 or 5 minutes of recording. Please refer to Video Duration (4.2). 2.
  • Page 24: The Recording Screen

    3.1.7 The Recording Screen Icon Item Description Recording Indicates the recording status. Icon Indicates the current recording date Date / Time and time. Touch to add a speed cam Add speed point point. Touch to enter the main Menu menu. While recording, touch Taking Snapshot take a photo.
  • Page 25: Taking Snapshot

    Please refer to 4 GRID FUNCTION screen CHART in the LCD screen (3.1.9). Remind the user to reset the Date / Reset of date / time Time before start to use the Prompt camcorder. Please refer to Set the Date / Time ( 2.6.2) Touch to start recording, Recording...
  • Page 26: Grid Function Chart In The Lcd Screen

    3.1.9 4 GRID FUNCTION CHART in the LCD screen Please touch when you are recording, then you can see the 4 GRID FUNCTION CHART in the LCD screen. Touch any point of the screen to return to Record Screen. Item Item Driving Speed Driving direction...
  • Page 27: Playing Videos And Viewing Pictures

    3.2 Playing Videos and Viewing Pictures 3.2.1 Playing Videos and Emergency Recording Playback video record files as follows: Touch to enter main menu. Touch to switch over to File / Position menu. Touch to enter Video/ Emergency function menu. Touch to browse for required video file, touch selected preview of video to enter Playback Mode...
  • Page 28: Viewing Pictures

    3.2.2 Viewing Pictures View pictures as follows: Touch to enter Main Menu. Touch to switch over to File / Position main menu. Touch to enter Picture function menu. Touch to browse for required picture files, touch selected preview of picture to enter Picture Playback Mode. Touch repetitively to return Record Screen.
  • Page 29: The Playback Screen

    3.2.3 The Playback Screen Video Playback Screen Picture Playback Screen Icon Item Description Indicates name of current video or File Name picture file. Current Duration / Indicates time code and duration of Video current video file. Duration Touch to enter File Deletion Menu menu.
  • Page 30 Icon Item Description • Touch when video or picture is not in playback will switch over Fast to the next file. Forward / • Next File Touch in video playback mode will enable fast forward playing of video. Playback/ Touch to play or pause the Pause video.
  • Page 31: Deleting Files

    3.2.4 Deleting Files To delete file(s), do the following: Touch to enter Main Menu. Touch to switch over to File / Position main menu. Touch to enter Video/Picture/Emergency menu. Touch to browse for required video or picture file; touch selected preview image to enter Video/Picture Playback Mode. Touch to enter File Deletion menu, select delete one file or all files;...
  • Page 32: Adjusting The Settings

    4 Adjusting the Settings 4.1 Using the Menu You can customize the general settings via the on-screen display (OSD) menus. Touch in the record mode will stop the record and enter into Main Menu. Touch to switch over main menus. Touch to browse for function items in the respective main menu;...
  • Page 33: Menu Items

    4.2 Menu Items Refer to the below table for details of main menu and function list. Main Function List Description Available Option Menu Date / Time Set the date and time. UTC -12:00 ~ Set the time zone you are Set Timezone UTC +12:00 When enabled,...
  • Page 34 Main Function List Description Available Option Menu Default Resume the camcorder to Yes / No Setting its default setting. Firmware Indicates the current Version Firmware. Video Play / Delete a video file. Play / delete a picture Picture file. Play / delete an Emergency emergency record file.
  • Page 35 Main Function List Description Available Option Menu speed exceeds the setting value. When Driver Fatigue Alert is enabled, a voice alert and a warning screen will Driver Fatigue be activated 1 hour after On / Off Alert the camcorder is powered on, with a repetition every subsequent 30 minutes.
  • Page 36 Main Function List Description Available Option Menu Setting for activating Voice Record On / Off audio in the video. Setting for the indication of date and time stamp Time Stamp On / Off on the picture or video recorded. Note: The all Driving Safety functions such as LDWS, Speed Cam Alert, Speed Limit Alert, Driver Fatigue Alert and Collision Detection will be disabled, if the camcorder doesn’t connect with the external power supply.
  • Page 37: Installing The Software

    5 Installing the Software 1. Place the attached CD ROM into the CD player. 2. 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. 3.
  • Page 38: Supercar

    6 SuperCar Item Item Video Player File Path Play / Pause Browser File Previous File List Next File Name Stop Volume Current Duration / Total Electronic Map Duration Compass Signal Noise Ratio (SNR) Speed Meter G-Sensor Note: 1. To display the route on Electronic Map, please make sure the internet is connected before starting the video playback.
  • Page 39: Specifications

    Specifications Item Description Image sensor 1/2.7” CMOS sensor 1920 (H) x 1080 (V) Effective pixels Storage media Support Micro SDHC Class 6, max. up to 32GB LCD display 2.7” LCD color TFT touch screen Wide Angle Fixed Focus lens Lens Aperture: Up to F1.9 ;...
  • Page 40 Item Description Interface Mini USB Built-in 470mAh Li-polymer rechargeable (not customer Battery replaceable) Operating 0° ~ 50° C Temperature Operating Humidity 20 ~ 70% RH Storage -20° ~ 80° C Temperature Dimensions 80 x 30.3 x 51.2 mm Approx. 82g (without memory card) Weight...