Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.

8 posts

Wannabe Geek

# 204200 21-Sep-2016 14:24
Send private message

does any one know of package/ system for installing a motion security camera in the car - writing to DVR or the like.


The reason being over 2 years of stalking by a very unhappy individual, who about every 6 months takes to slashing and keying the car... I have and event camera but that is useless moments after the ignition is off -( although recently it was mighty handy in catching the guy we had always suspected stealing property as i happened to turn in to the drive..)


I know we are a small country at the bottom of the world - but this is getting ridiculous..( now i know why people buy from the net!)  i cant seem to find any system that allows one to connect a couple of black and white - day/night camera's to a dvr designed for security not event recording.... the only ones i have seen are clearly commercial and 1000's of bucks?




any clues .. or recommendations for online purchasing?
Cheers ag

Create new topic
1912 posts

Uber Geek

  # 1638235 21-Sep-2016 14:29
Send private message

I saw one by techmoan I think it was where he had wired up a secondary battery to it?

28340 posts

Uber Geek

Biddle Corp
Lifetime subscriber

  # 1638296 21-Sep-2016 16:10
Send private message

It's not so much the cameras/solution, it's how you hook it up to the car.


On most modern vehicles the accessory connector (old ciggy port) is now wired up to ignition sense so works all the time. Depending on your vehicle if you have it wired up to a circuit with ignition sense you simply need to get this changed.




8 posts

Wannabe Geek

  # 1638319 21-Sep-2016 17:36
Send private message

Yep have figured a way around the ignition switch but all i can seem to find on the market here are car event camera's and they are only as good as the windscreen and rear window allow - and frankly for a guy who has smashed the windows a couple of times - bingo - camera history and sd card...


the systems that have been suggested are those with small cameras that can be hidden inside the car (upholstery), in the grill, dashboard etc..that capture a view through the side windows at and angle that is useful for this kind of problem... and that are recording by independent car charged power to a dvr or sd card...


i guess if i was techy inclined i could just make something up... curse i didnt get that gene...

Create new topic

Twitter and LinkedIn »

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:

News »

Spark launches new wireless broadband "Unplan Metro"
Posted 11-Nov-2019 08:19

Malwarebytes overhauls flagship product with new UI, faster engine and lighter footprint
Posted 6-Nov-2019 11:48

CarbonClick launches into Digital Marketplaces
Posted 6-Nov-2019 11:42

Kordia offers Microsoft Azure Peering Service
Posted 6-Nov-2019 11:41

Spark 5G live on Auckland Harbour for Emirates Team New Zealand
Posted 4-Nov-2019 17:30

BNZ and Vodafone partner to boost NZ Tech for SME
Posted 31-Oct-2019 17:14

Nokia 7.2 available in New Zealand
Posted 31-Oct-2019 16:24

2talk launches Microsoft Teams Direct Routing product
Posted 29-Oct-2019 10:35

New Breast Cancer Foundation app puts power in Kiwi women's hands
Posted 25-Oct-2019 16:13

OPPO Reno2 Series lands, alongside hybrid noise-cancelling Wireless Headphones
Posted 24-Oct-2019 15:32

Waikato Data Scientists awarded $13 million from the Government
Posted 24-Oct-2019 15:27

D-Link launches Wave 2 Unified Access Points
Posted 24-Oct-2019 15:07

LG Electronics begins distributing the G8X THINQ
Posted 24-Oct-2019 10:58

Arlo unveils its first video doorbell
Posted 21-Oct-2019 08:27

New Zealand students shortlisted for James Dyson Award
Posted 21-Oct-2019 08:18

Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.

Support Geekzone »

Our community of supporters help make Geekzone possible. Click the button below to join them.

Support Geezone on PressPatron

Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.