DOD F500LHD, F500L

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We have started an FAQ for this camera on the main site. It includes recommended places to buy, firmware updates, known issues and resolutions.

http://dashcamtalk.com/dod-f500lhd/

This thread is to discuss anything and everything about this camera. Feel free to post questions and we will do our best to respond.
 
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We have added the latest firmware to our site for the DOD F500LHD and F500L. V8.9 T2L-KH
 

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I addition to "1920x1080" resolution, my F500LHD has "1920x1080 is" (or maybe "ls" or "1s"). What is this resolution?

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Hi igtrnt,

I believe it is 15 not is or 1s. This means 15fps. Stick with the 1920x1080 resolution since it records at 30fps.
 

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Thanks, DashCamMan, for answering my questions.

Looks like original DOD's have V5.13 T2L-GH firmware, whereas many neutral have V8.9 T2L-KH (or lower).
Do you know if there is any difference between GH and KH firmware?
In particular, is upside down 720p image quality fixed in V5.13 T2L-GH?
 

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Hi, I have a GH firmware camera and upside down recordings seem ok to me, I don't know if there are any differences from the KH firmware since this is the only F500LHD I got, anyway this is the menu list:

In video recording mode:

size
EV
white b
contrast
sharpness
effetct
scene
duration
recycle
usb in
shutdown
video flip
motion det.
mic

Available recording formats are: 320x240/640x480/848x480/1280x720/1440x1080/1920x1080 15/1920x1080

in pictures mode:

size
EV
quality
white b
contrast
sharpness
effect
scene
iso
selftimer
burst

Available sizes are 5M, 8M and 12M

in settings:

volume
date
clock
stamp
format
sys. reset
auto off
light freq.
language
version

This camera has 5.12 T2L-GH firmware.
 
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The DOD and neutral F500LHD originally came with the v8.9 T2L-KH or lower firmware. Recently, the new version of this camera is coming with the T2L-GH firmware. The T2L-KH is quite proven and very popular. The new T2L-GH appears to be quite similar in terms of performance but there hasn't been as many purchases yet to confirm the overall quality.
 

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New Cool (one of this sites recommended sellers) is selling the new software (5.12T2L-GH):

http://www.aliexpress.com/store/product ... 18564.html

Though in the fine print it says it is The Firmware Version: V6.9 T2L-KH that can be upgraded!?

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ShenZhen Saddle Technology Co., Ltd.

gives you a choice between these two versions (neutral for the earlier, DOD for the later)

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Shenzhen CG Electronics Co., Ltd. sells V7.8 T2L-KH

URL too long to paste here. It claims allot of the V6.9's are fakes!

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estore009
sells V6.9 T2L-KH and claims allot of the V6.8 T2L-KH are fakes

http://www.ebay.com/itm/ws/eBayISAPI.dl ... 0672647481

estore009 has two (recommended) sites. But the(first?) sells the 2nd version of this DVR. Apparently the difference is a longer power cord in the newest (3rd) model, and an extra bracket whatever that means.

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Allot of the specs say the lens in 7.0 (4.5 is optional ????!!)

I am guessing that you actually get the 4.5 with this model, or is there an extra extra wide angle version.

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I am leaning to getting the 7.8 but it says it is the DOD with neutral packaging , but it sounds like that is ok, if I understand this sites description of models.
 
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KH is the older model and GH is the newer model. Firmware is not compatible. A lot of info is available on the KH model, not as much on the GH. The KH is the safer bet.
 
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