Blackvue Dr3500 FHD Very Hot

Frank Kirk

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Hello, I just bought a Blackvue DR-3500 FHD. It gets very hot when in parking mode even at night in my gargae where there is no motion or anyone is bumping the car. I set the parking mode motion sensitivity to zero and the impact setting to a low one.

Is it normal for the camera to get so hot? I have a Chevrolet where the lighter is always on so I got the Blackvue because of the parking mode feature, I assumed it would turn itself off and on, but now I realize it is always on. After 20 minutes of being in parking mode in my garage with no activity it got very hot. I saw another post where it seems this was a problem this model has had in the past.

Thanks for any help.
 

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As long as the plastic wrap from shipping has been removed you should be okay.
The temperature of the device wouldn't really be affected by the amount of motion/g-sensor as the camera sensor and processor are always on as long as the power cable is getting power
 

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