1. L

    Trouble accessing menu A119 while plugged into computer

    Trying to update firmware on my A119 and don't know which version to use: A119S, A119 V2 or A119 v3 . Have the gps version and unit was bought March 2017 https://support.viofo.com/support/solutions/folders/19000140970/page/1?url_locale= That's the first issue. So, in order to determine which...
  2. B

    A119 V2 GPS base issue & troubleshooting

    I bought a Viofo A119 V2 over a year-and-a-half ago. Don't ask me why, but I sat on it for over a year before I finally got around to installing it. I finally installed it before going on vacation in Florida back in July. After a couple of months it wouldn't power on any longer. Through...
  3. N

    A119 high res pcb pics needed!

    Hi everyone, I have a v1 a119 that the Mic died on last year. I just got a a119 v3 to replace it. I decided to take it apart to use it in my summer driver. I was thinking maybe a cap failed and leaked. My assumption was right but it was both and they leaked. This caused damage to the board...
  4. JayceOoi

    [Review] Viofo A119 V3

    Author's Note: The original review can be found at my blog - Viofo A119 V3 Review @ JayceOoi.com. Crystal clear 2K Quad HD+ (2560x1600P) video quality! Yes, that’s what you will get from Viofo A119 V3 Dashcam. All thanks to Sony STARVIS IMX335 5MP Sensor and F1.6 aperture 7 elements glass lens...
  5. Robenroute

    A119 vs Pro

    Hi there, Just joined these forums as I'm diving into the dash cam world. Had a very disappointing experience the other week where a bit of footage would have helped clarify a certain traffic situation... I've already read a lot of threads and other websites, for that matter, about the...
  6. kiret

    VIOFO A119S Screen Broken? - No video signal

    Hi all, I have had this VIOFO A119S for quite a while now, both in a working state good enough for everyday use with its 1080p video recording, and in its current state (see pic). Is there a fix for this, I am guessing it is a hardware fault but I would like to get it back up and running as it...
  7. J

    Is it OK to power two Viofo a119 through one 12V to 5A dual USB piggy back?

    Is it OK to power two Viofo a119 through one 12V to 5A dual USB piggy back fuse? I have a Skoda Octavia MK3 VRS 2018 and I want to piggy back off one fuse with a: JZK® Car Power Converter DC 12V to 5V/ 3A Voltage Converter with Dual USB Adapter Connectors for phone charging car audio radio etc...
  8. BCHobbyist

    VIOFO A129 vs A119 Dash Cam side by side Comparison

  9. J

    How to use front-facing dashcam as interior-facing?

    I am upgrading from Viofo A119 to a front+rear 2-ch camera, and I am wondering if I could repurpose A119 as an interior recording camera. Any ideas on how I go about this? I particular, where and how to mount it?
  10. BCHobbyist

    VIOFO A119 V1 V2 Modified Firmware MODs Archive

    Expanding my Firmware Modifications to include A119, A119 Pro, A119S & A129 Duo Dash Cams to enhance image quality and function. This post will be updated with all future MOD releases to keep everyone up to date. Current Stable MODs --- Updated July 12, 2019 Download >...
  11. BCHobbyist

    Troubleshooting Guide for VIOFO A119S or A119 Dash Cams

    I've noticed a large number of preventable Dash Cam failures being reported. My long Troubleshooting Guide doesn't cover everything but with input from everyone it can be continually updated to include new tests and fixes. Starting with simple verifications for all accessories such as microSD...
  12. BCHobbyist

    Extend Parking Mode Protection - new option

    Parking Mode Protection is important but limited by battery power. Hard Wire Kits are normally used to supply continuous power until vehicle battery drops below limit. Some Kits now include Backup Rechargeable Batteries to extend protection. Power Banks are another option for short duration...
  13. abarth

    a car camera journal

    I'm a cyclist. and this is why some people hate them. anyone who's been to san Francisco knows how steep some of the hills are. here's a capture of me cresting taylor street on a green light: and here's the idiot that I see in the intersection as my vehicle is leveling out: it was very...
  14. LateralNW

    Suggestion for file naming convention on all Viofo equipment

    Hi all, Change the filename counter so it increments for the entire day not just per journey. This will tell you straight away if any recordings are missing. e.g File names. 2018.0124.013015.001.MP4 24/01/2018 01:30 - 01:35Hrs time recording started 2018.0124.013515.002.MP4 24/01/2018 01:35...
  15. J

    Viofo A119 Pro

    Author's Note: The original review is found at jwtech, please head to the site to show us your support as well. Click here to view all my product reviews. Thank you Viofo for sending over this review sample of their latest Viofo A119 Pro. Viofo product page: A119 Pro Viofo Aliexpress...
  16. C

    Viofo A119 Pro Unboxing and Menu Walk Through

    Video showing the unboxing of the new A119 Pro, the box contents and a walk through of the on screen camera settings menu. In full disclosure, the camera was supplied by Viofo as a review sample, although I always strive to keep my opinions impartial. Sample Video files from the Dash Cam in...
  17. fakej

    GPS track missing?

    Hi, I have just bought brand new A119S-G v2, right after unpacking I have updated to the latest firmware http://www.viofo.com/download/firmware/A119S/A119S_171121_V2.2.7z I also made sure the GPS is on in the settings, made a 15m test drive and couldn't find directory with GPS track anywhere...
  18. BCHobbyist

    A119S Dashcam Parking Mode using Power Bank

    How to setup Parking Mode on A119/S Dashcam using 5 volt Power Bank. Parking Mode records video when the vehicle is parked and requires power when ignition is off. Connecting Dashcam with Hardwire Kit to active fusebox circuit is one method, another is to use a portable Power Bank. Parking Mode...
  19. G

    Dashcam with AV-out

    Hi. I've already bought the Viofo A119 dashcam, which I think is great (maybe not yet perfect as a feature, but is advancing very fast and improving a lot) on the front glass and I would also like to put a dashcam on the rear. I just tried to put the A119 on and try too hard (I would not like...
  20. Mick

    Settings not saving after power off

    I found out yesterday that each time my unit is turned off, when it starts again it has not saved any settings. I have reinstalled firmware v2.05 but it is still doing it. I have tried to look if there is a new firmware out, but I get an error when trying to go to Viofo firmware page. Does...