Road Dash Dashboard Camcorder - Review
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Manufacturer: Dowson
Brand: Generic
Model: 30
ASIN: B0053DDNW6
EAN: 0531479611508
Available in Categories: On-Dash Video, Car Video, CE, Electronics

Features
  • 2.5 inch TFT LCD: 270° whirl, Recording resolution:1280x960 / 720x480 / 640x480 pixels
  • 120 deg View Angle Day Night Video Camera with 6 IR Leds
  • Microphone: can record sound
  • Interface: USB2.0
  • Support SD/MMC Card: up to 32GB (not included)

The Road Dashc car camera which is featured as 2.5-inch HD Car camcorder. is firmly in the budget end of dashcams and offers an impressive 9 hours of video and audio on a 16GB card in VGA quality (640×480). The unit comes with car charger and suction cup mount.

What is the road dash video camera recorder?

  • It has 205 inches large LCD screen. You can easily view all the sides of the road and hence you will be able to avoid any accident on the road.
  • It offers 270 degree rotating view. Hence you will be able to catch most of the parts of the road. How important it is.
  • The camera is able to capture the videos in three different resolutions. These are 1280×960, 720×480, and 640×480 pixels. These resolutions will let you to capture the clear view so that you will be able to drive safely.
  • There are 6 infrared lenses which offer clear night vision. You would not have any problem to view the roads at dark night.
  • Not only that, the most interesting feature of this camera is this has integrated microphone which is able to record the audio.
  • It is featured with USB 2.0 version.
  • You will never miss a single capture because of the huge storage space. This camera supports up to 32 GB external storage. You can use an SD card or MMC card (MultiMediaCard) to access the huge space.

This HD Rotatable LCD Vehicle DVR with 120 degree wide view angle and InfraRed Night Vision 6 IR LED light Camera captures high definition video and displays it on its 2.5 inch TFT LCD Screen. The video is saved in the SD/MMC memory card. (Memory card no included in the package). With the camera holder/ mount, you can fix it on the car dashboard or car windshield very easily.The high quality video & audio can be timely and strong evidence to address accident and distinguish responsibility.

 

Customer Reviews & Opinions


The Road Dash received a rating of 2.9 out of 5 stars from 2,971 customers. Comments include, “For less than $25.00 it does a nice job“, and “Excellent place to start with a dashboard (or maybe home security) video camera and DVR“.

Some were not so happy saying that the screen started dying on them. Comments included, “After about 1 week of use, the screen started going all-white“, and “The video was pretty good but It just quit on my way to work”. The video quality was also a moot point. One user said, “The video quality is always VGA (640×480) regardless of what setting you select”.

Your Questions Answered


Q: Do I need to manually switch on /off this camera and press record, each time I drive my car?

A: If you leave the unit plugged in it senses the car is being started and turns on the camera and begins to record automatically.

Q: How do I prevent the sound from recording?

A: There is a menu option for that.

Q: does it only works when the car is moving or it work whenever there is power. I have power inverter in my car, can I use it when the ignition is off?

A: Is your vehicle cigarette lighter always on or only when you turn the car on? Mine for example is always on even when the vehicle is turned off, so I have to unplug the dash cam. As long as the camera has power going to it and it is turned on, then it’ll run. When it loses power it shuts off. When it gains power it turns on and automatically starts to record.

 

Pros: Cheap
Cons: Build quality not great Doesn't have HD quality display
Road Dash Dashboard Camcorder