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  Reply # 1638077 21-Sep-2016 10:07
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The one thing that puts me off a dashcam is the USB cable running down the windscreen.

 

Wouldn't it be great if car manufacturers put a USB power port in the rear view mirror? 





Life is too short to remove USB safely.


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  Reply # 1638090 21-Sep-2016 10:34
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I don't currently have a dashcam.  I've certainly been considering buying one.


 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 1638115 21-Sep-2016 11:42
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I currently don't have anything, this would be great :)


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  Reply # 1638236 21-Sep-2016 14:30
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I don't currently have a dashcam. It's one of those things that keeps slipping down my tech and gadgets to buy. Dash cam and security cameras :-(

 

My wife is Japanese and about once a year she tends to get yelled at / abused on the road and asks me to explain why. A dash cam would make it easy to see what the reason was, she genuinely wants to improve and asks loads of questions and draws crazy intersection diagrams. 

 

This dashcam would make our lives much easier, that is for sure.


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  Reply # 1638291 21-Sep-2016 15:59
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I use my iphone 5 for everything. I suppose it makes a creative dashcam! Plug it into the car for charging. I have tomtom on it for navigation too.

 

 

 


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  Reply # 1638435 21-Sep-2016 23:10
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I currently use an old galaxy s3 for long distance travels.


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  Reply # 1638440 21-Sep-2016 23:35
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I don't have one, can't afford one, but would love to have one.

 

All I have with me are these:

 


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  Reply # 1638601 22-Sep-2016 10:02
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kiwifidget:

 

The one thing that puts me off a dashcam is the USB cable running down the windscreen.

 

Wouldn't it be great if car manufacturers put a USB power port in the rear view mirror? 

 

 

USB power is just two thin wires carrying 5 volts. With every car I have had, it is fairly easy to pop out the window trim far enough to conceal the wires. I run them from under the dash around the side and the only bit that shows is from the exit point next to the mirror to my radar detector. You hardly see anything.

 

 

 

 





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  Reply # 1638602 22-Sep-2016 10:03
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  Reply # 1638609 22-Sep-2016 10:11
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Don't have one.. but should.. would have come in handy recently when someone pulled into me, accepted liability on the spot then changed his story to the insurance company causing them to send an investigator out and waste my time! 

 

 

 

They accepted my detail of events over his, but what a pain in the a$$! 


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  Reply # 1640264 25-Sep-2016 16:01
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I don't currently have one but would be keen to win this!


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  Reply # 1640339 25-Sep-2016 20:14
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I drive for work with clients and some of the driving I have seen certainly deserves to be captured on video for educational purposes!

 

I'd love one of these.






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  Reply # 1640434 26-Sep-2016 00:30
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Sadly I don't anything other than my two eyes. Would of been good to have had one recently. Dirty old station wagon spun out in the wet right in front of me hitting another car and then they did a runner!

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  Reply # 1641111 27-Sep-2016 10:34
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Another here who doesnt have one. A bit ok kit that woudl be great with my 60km daily commute given some of the loonies on the road. One intersection gets a T Bone at least once a month


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  Reply # 1641171 27-Sep-2016 11:25
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I'm in as well!! :-)  Another one who doesn't have one currently but has been considering it!






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