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      03-22-2013, 11:17 AM   #23
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I have a cheaper camera installed and am very impressed for the money, it doesn't have a screen but I have it linked to the idrive so no need for one.

It automatically records on startup and has a g sensor so any impacts are saved to a separate file so they cannot be overwritten, it is also very small and compact.
Any link for that product?
I want to see the specs of it mate.
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This is the one I have
http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/3104123558...84.m1497.l2649

This one is supposed to be better however its a bit bigger but has GPS, screen and is 1080P

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/3507400674...84.m1423.l2649
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      03-22-2013, 02:05 PM   #25
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This is the one I have
http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/3104123558...84.m1497.l2649

This one is supposed to be better however its a bit bigger but has GPS, screen and is 1080P

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/3507400674...84.m1423.l2649

Cheers mate.
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Do any of these cameras have build in batteries or do they have to be powered by the cigarette lighter / hard wired ?
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Do any of these cameras have build in batteries or do they have to be powered by the cigarette lighter / hard wired ?
If you are referring to roadhawak and black vue, then Black vue has a in-built battery.
In normal circumtances it is powerd by cigarette lighter / hard wired, but in the case of accident when/if the power is interupted, Black Vue still records with the help of the in-built battery.
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Just found this: http://www.mi-witness.co.uk/
I've just emailed them to ask if it's fully Mac compatible and, if it is, this is the one I'll be getting.
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Just found this: http://www.mi-witness.co.uk/
I've just emailed them to ask if it's fully Mac compatible and, if it is, this is the one I'll be getting.
What is special about this?
I can see that it can support the second camera. Any thing else which I missed and other products cannot do?
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What is special about this?
I can see that it can support the second camera. Any thing else which I missed and other products cannot do?
As I said, the possibility of Mac compatibility. Not an issue for Microsoft users, but significant to those of us who have Apple Macs.
Other benefits, as I see them, are UK design, phone/email contact direct to company base in Nottingham, plus a dedicated discussion forum: http://forum.mi-witness.co.uk/forum.php
Only had a brief look so far, but it looks as if there's a wealth of information.
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Going to order BV 500HD next month.
Already started looking into its files and it can be hacked.
I'll be keeping it to its OEM condition for first year and once warranty expires, I'll start playing with the files.
Did you go for the BV and, if so, how are you getting on with it?
You might be interested in this favourable review: http://dashcamtalk.com/blackvue-dr500gw-hd/
I remain undecided, but still favour the MI-Witness - a lot of info on their discussion forum.
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Bump ..... is there an update to this with anyone fitting a dash cam?
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just ordered one!...will keep u guys posted...
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Bomber,

Is it easy to install so that you can watch via idrive?
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I'm more concerned about fitting it so that every scroat in the area isn't tempted to smash your window to pinch it!
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