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# 153666 4-Oct-2014 10:19
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DSE has these on special for $139

They have $20 code 20TRY

And free dleivery

So you get for $119

needed one so seems like a good deal?

PS they also have the cheaper one MiVue338 on special




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  # 1147103 4-Oct-2014 10:38
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I have one of these and they are good.

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  # 1147112 4-Oct-2014 11:20
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josephhinvest: I have one of these and they are good.

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Can you use your own micro or mini usb cable for power supply? Or the unit is hardwired and must use cigarette lighter power supply





 
 
 
 




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  # 1147116 4-Oct-2014 11:32
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josephhinvest: I have one of these and they are good.

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So will I on , I guess Wednesday although Dick Smiths can be a bit slow sometimes.

I was actually thinking about the device and what it does , I feel I have become a little demanding as to what I expect a device for just over a $100 to do




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  # 1147119 4-Oct-2014 11:35
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nakedmolerat:
josephhinvest: I have one of these and they are good.

Cheers,
Joseph


Can you use your own micro or mini usb cable for power supply? Or the unit is hardwired and must use cigarette lighter power supply


You can use any mini(?) usb cable to power the device, the supplied car adapter has a good long cable.

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  # 1147121 4-Oct-2014 11:45
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gnfb:
josephhinvest: I have one of these and they are good.

Cheers,
Joseph


So will I on , I guess Wednesday although Dick Smiths can be a bit slow sometimes.

I was actually thinking about the device and what it does , I feel I have become a little demanding as to what I expect a device for just over a $100 to do


I've been pretty happy with the device. Night time video is a bit weak, but I still think it is a good product by a good brand. If you've been wanting a dashcam I would just get one.
I filmed this last year when I first got it.[edit: the camera does record sound but I have removed it in this video as it was just kids talking etc]

Cheers,
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  # 1147123 4-Oct-2014 11:57
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One last comment :)
I pretty much forget I have this in the car. It powers on when I start the car and immediately begins recording. It turns off when I switch the car off. I have relatively small SD card, so I get about 3 hours or so of recording. If anything interesting happens you just press the button (or a high G impact does it) and it shuffles that current file off into a folder that is not overwritten by newer video.



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  # 1147410 4-Oct-2014 22:13
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josephhinvest: One last comment :)
I pretty much forget I have this in the car. It powers on when I start the car and immediately begins recording. It turns off when I switch the car off. I have relatively small SD card, so I get about 3 hours or so of recording. If anything interesting happens you just press the button (or a high G impact does it) and it shuffles that current file off into a folder that is not overwritten by newer video.

 I look forward to playtime with a new toy!




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  # 1149233 7-Oct-2014 15:49
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So I have my MIvue358 it my hot little hand
neat device
so i used a usb port on the computer to charge the unit up
Found for some reason that it wont show on the liitle screen  with the usb plugged in ok
anyway seems to charge ok so all seems to work fine
I only have a 1 gb micro sd card will get a bigger one tomorrow as it says insufficient space no wories

Installed the software that came with it on my computer
needs codecs.....
Find that there is a new MIVUE manager that doesn't require codecs
ok installed that

NOW!

when i plugin the usb and connect it up to the computer the little screen shows usb connecting then goes out!

anyone else experience this?





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  # 1149831 8-Oct-2014 11:48
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Ok incase anyone else cares all is working now
When you plug in device to computer the screen goes off the little green light at the top stays on
and then you can access the files that you have recorded on the device
works on mac and pc




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  # 1149832 8-Oct-2014 11:49
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side note I may sell this and go up to the 388 as that has gps this doesn't




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  # 1152336 12-Oct-2014 19:19
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I bought a GoPro for use in the car (and because I thought I might start having a more exciting life with base jumping and stuff...joking) and my Dad bought a MiVue. The MiVue is way more convenient than the GoPro which is basically a pain using in the car. But the GoPro is a good small camera for hiking and the beach (Waterproof container).

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  # 1152346 12-Oct-2014 19:35
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I've got one of these. 

Got GPS version.  I'm happy, sits behind the mirror.

I'll upload some video later.


http://www.techmoan.com/blog/2014/6/15/mini-0803-probably-the-best-mini-dashcam-with-a-screen.html



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  # 1157748 19-Oct-2014 10:19
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Can I ask the point of the camera?

I can understand a GoPro on a motorcycle. But a camera in a car? Not being sarcastic, I just dont understand. Thanks

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  # 1157767 19-Oct-2014 10:43
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gnfb: side note I may sell this and go up to the 388 as that has gps this doesn't


I have been toying the idea of getting 388 until I saw Mivue Drive.





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  # 1157803 19-Oct-2014 12:12
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TeaLeaf: Can I ask the point of the camera?

I can understand a GoPro on a motorcycle. But a camera in a car? Not being sarcastic, I just dont understand. Thanks


The camera in the car is just there pretty much for evidence if in a crash. In New Zealand, you don't see many of these because people are generally nice here and take responsibility, but you will see them around a lot more in other countries as they tend to put the blame on the other party, even though it was clearly their own fault that caused the crash.




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