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#191732 14-Feb-2016 15:14
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Anyone recommend a good one?






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  #1492099 14-Feb-2016 15:26
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http://www.geekzone.co.nz/forums.asp?forumid=48&topicid=179356

 

http://www.geekzone.co.nz/forums.asp?forumid=162&topicid=160561

 

There are a couple of places to start :)

 

whats your budget, what are you hoping to gain from having one?


 
 
 

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  #1492109 14-Feb-2016 15:53
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Good resource https://dashcamtalk.com/




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  #1492128 14-Feb-2016 16:52
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Jase2985:

 

http://www.geekzone.co.nz/forums.asp?forumid=48&topicid=179356

 

http://www.geekzone.co.nz/forums.asp?forumid=162&topicid=160561

 

There are a couple of places to start :)

 

whats your budget, what are you hoping to gain from having one?

 

 

 

 

Budget irrelevant within sane reason but say $500.

 

I drive a lot and see some horrors worth documenting - especially if one of them results in some numpty crashing into me. So really it is to provide good quality documentary footage.






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  #1492133 14-Feb-2016 17:01
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lNomNoml:

 

BlackVue DR650GW-2CH

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hJU6It9uETU 

 

http://www.blackboxmycar.com/products/blackvue-dr650gw-2ch  (best deal I can find)

 

http://www.blackvue.co.nz/

 

 

 

Expensive but worth it.

 

 

 

 

Somewhat beyond my abilities to install though...






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  #1492144 14-Feb-2016 17:57
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Watch techmoan on youtube. He is english.





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  #1492203 14-Feb-2016 19:30
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Geektastic:

 

lNomNoml:

 

BlackVue DR650GW-2CH

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hJU6It9uETU 

 

http://www.blackboxmycar.com/products/blackvue-dr650gw-2ch  (best deal I can find)

 

http://www.blackvue.co.nz/

 

 

 

Expensive but worth it.

 

 

 

 

Somewhat beyond my abilities to install though...

 

 

 

 

There's a few places in Auckland that will do it for you under $120, it's really not that hard and there's always the internet to help.




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  #1492224 14-Feb-2016 19:50
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I would think a car stereo installer would be able to do this easily. I had my local Toyota service centre do it for me.





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  #1492225 14-Feb-2016 19:53
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+1 for techmoan.com

 

English chap doing tech reviews on things that take his fancy.

 

Has an interest in dashcam at the cheaper end of the market.

 

My one cost $180 with gps from china Mini 803 a couple of years ago  which has a more recent version.

 

(sits in front of my mirror with cable hidden to the cigarette lighter/charger point.

 

More than that probably diminishing returns on money.

 

A.

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nN3-itliDfY

 

 


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I have this model

 

(Sheesh URL) Try this: http://goo.gl/l9bwIw

 

And it works very very well. It's very discreet and hides out of sight (of the driver) behind the mirror. I took power from the fuse box and ran it up the pillar so it's permanently mounted in. I like that it's good res, decent FOV and has GPS so it always records location, time and speed (in an overlay)

 

Well worth the $$$ just to ensure people stop doing stupid things in front of you :-)

 

 

 

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  #1492269 14-Feb-2016 21:04
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I am using a Navman MiVue 580 and it works really well.





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Drivepro 200 here, very happy with it. 


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  #1492334 14-Feb-2016 23:36
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lNomNoml:

 

Geektastic:

 

lNomNoml:

 

BlackVue DR650GW-2CH

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hJU6It9uETU 

 

http://www.blackboxmycar.com/products/blackvue-dr650gw-2ch  (best deal I can find)

 

http://www.blackvue.co.nz/

 

 

 

Expensive but worth it.

 

 

 

 

Somewhat beyond my abilities to install though...

 

 

 

 

There's a few places in Auckland that will do it for you under $120, it's really not that hard and there's always the internet to help.

 

 

True and if I were not installing it in my pride and joy Land Rover with numerous airbags, electronics up the wazoo and so on I might have a go, but knowing my luck something would not fit back right on the trim, or I would set off an airbag by mistake...or the Terrain Response system would malfunction....or the suspension.....etc






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That's just day to day ownership of a disco really. 


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  #1492543 15-Feb-2016 12:08
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lxsw20:

 

That's just day to day ownership of a disco really. 

 

 

 

 

Yeah - I would have agreed with you except so far not one thing has actually gone wrong with it. I agree that there is plenty of time yet, however!






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