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    SG9663DCPRO+/SGDCHW Issues with Kia K5

    Hello everyone, thanks in advance for the help. I recently bought a new 2022 Kia k5 gt line w/premium package, and was trying to hardwire the SG9663DCPRO+ cam today. (I bought the correct fuse tap kit, micro 2 fuse taps and got everything set up.) However, the L-shaped fuse tap doesn't fit...
  2. T

    Rear dashcam hardwire through gap between headliner and car roof

    Hi all, Need some advice on hardwiring the dashcam. The local garage I'm taking my car to has suggested that they will run the wire from the rear dashcam to the front through the gap between the headliner and the car roof. Is there any problem with this approach? Also, they have suggested that...
  3. SimonMk3

    Dashcam doesnt save settings only when using hardwire kit.

    I have a ThiEYE Car View 2. Powering it through the cig lighter works fine but now that I have hardwired it it resets itself everytime I turn the car off. (VW Golf Mk3) Removing the Mini-Usb cable while its on also doesnt cause this issue. Thanks Simon
  4. eden188

    Hardwire Blackvue DR900X-2CH - Questions

    Hi All, I have recently bought the Blackvue DR900X-2CH front and rear dashcam, and fancy fitting this myself. As I have zero electrical experience (I did managed to hardwire my wife's Fiesta ST with a NextBase 622GW front and back), so I would say I'm OK. However, my car is a bit more premium...
  5. M

    Hardwiring Viofo A139 to 2015 BMW 4 Series Gran Coupe F36

    A couple of weeks ago I hardwired the A139 into my BMW and thought I would just do a bit of a write up as it may help others with hardwiring their cameras especially given the issues that are sometimes encountered as a result of the battery management systems on modern vehicles. For the...
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    HK3 hard wire kit - terrible voltage regulation

    So, not an owner of a Viofo cam myself, have been going through nightmares trying to install one with my father. First - this is not a 129 issue, this is a HK3 hard wire kit issue. Posting here as the related camera is an A129 Pro Duo First install resulted in a camera that functioned for...
  7. O

    Hardwiring dashcam using battery bank

    Hi everyone, I wanted to hard wire my dash cam using a power bank. I have a Poweradd Pilot X7 power bank which allows for charging passthrough, meaning it can power devices whilst being charged itself. It uses Lithium Polymer batteries inside and has a capacity of 20,000mAh. I have attached a...
  8. A

    iVolt and U1000

    Hi there I have a U1000 (2ch) and the iVolt battery. I've noticed that even in energy saving parking mode with the radar, the battery doesn't seem to power the dashcam for as long as I expected. The Thinkware Dashcam Store suggests up to 24 days of recording before powering down but when I've...
  9. Y

    Question on how to wire a camera

    Hello, brand new to this and I’m a little confused on hardwiring a cam. Looking at the BlackVue DR900 and I’d like to wire the camera up to run when the vehicle is on. Can I just purchase the fuse tap and that’s it or do I need to purchase something like the Power Magic Pro? Apologies if this...
  10. L

    [Hardwire Kit] Cam only turning on with ACC and Battery having power

    Hey, I'm installing this dashcam for my dad and several unfortunate circumstances led me to be working for well over 15 hours and yeah - it's still not working. My current problem involves the hardwire kit. The cam works and turns on, but only if the ACC and the Battery both get a current at...
  11. A

    What Fuse Rating Recommended for Hardwire?

    I have purchased hardwire kit which comes with fuse tap and 10 Amp fuse . Is it too high and should I use only 5 Amp/7 Amp? Please advise.
  12. R

    Automatic start stop causes dashcam to turn off when the car starts.

    Hi All, I have a Hyundai i30 and an Aukey DR02D setup hardwired into the car taking a tap from the front power socket in the fuse box. When the car stops and stops the engine, the dash cam continues to record as you would expect. However, the restarting of the engine causes the camera to turn...
  13. A

    Hardwire Viofo A129 to hybrid Lexus with 14v current

    Hi, I'm hardwiring a Viofo A129 to a Lexus hybrid but the current my voltmeter is showing in the fuse box is 14v opposed to 12v. Will this cause harm to the camera and will the 12.4v that the battery could drain to cause any start up problems with the hybrid engine? Thanks for any help.
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    Parking Mode General + Permanent Live vs. Switched

    Hi all, been lurking around this forum for the last week or so since receiving a 512GW as a gift. I've been having a play with the device to figure out what the different settings do, test-fitted the front camera in a few different places, picked up a 512GWRC to go with it and am now eagerly...
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    Hardwiring a129 questions

    Hello all, I've been wanting to get into the dash cam scene for a bit now and I've been doing my research and I have decided that I want an a129 and utilize parking mode. In order to do this I was thinking about getting the VicoVation Vico-Power Plus and set the cut off for 12.2V then splicing...
  16. C

    Hard wiring Cellink Neo (or any high current device)

    I am trying to hard wire the Cellink Neo (rated 9A, using 20A fuse) and had a couple questions. I am not an expert in electrical engineering so correct me if any of the stuff I stated below is wrong. I have tested all my fuse slots and I do not have any empty ones that are ACC, thus I have to...
  17. T

    Two channel camera with parking mode for electric car?

    I just installed a Blackvue DR750S-2ch into my car. I like the all the features but I'm not liking the video quality (coming from an A119 in my old car). The main reason I went with the DR750 was because of its G-Sensor/movement activated parking mode. As my car is electric, it doesn't have...
  18. D

    Hard Wire Install - AM Radio Static

    I've been running two A119V2 cameras ( front and back) and powering them through the 12V sockets in my car. All good, no issues. Today, I hardwired the front camera using a "Dash Cam Store" install kit (http://www.thedashcamstore.com/dashcam-installation-kit-5-volt-usb-plug-mini-fuse/). I...
  19. M

    Need help - Dashcam hardwire/Dashcam in general. Power magic pro query! Focus mk3

    Hi all, New to the forum and dash cams in general. Recently purchased two dash cams for my car, Ford Focus mk3 (2013). Currently have front and rear dash cams. Front camera is the Nextbase 512g, hardwired into passenger fuse box (fuse 85 - 7.5a fuse / hot on ignition). Rear dashcam, Nextbase...
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    Dashcam Won't Turn Off During Parking Mode

    I have a 2010 Volvo XC60, Blackvue DR470-2ch dashcam, and a MotoPark Multi Safer S hardwiring kit. The problem: my dashcam won't "turn off", i.e. will continue to record video files, even when my car is off, locked, and there is no motion to trigger parking mode. Multi Safer setup: I have the...
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