GitUp F1C - 4K F1.8 130° FOV

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SC100 capacitor is labelled as 5.4V
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don't we have that with mobius 1 too? 3.7v batteries and 5.4v capacitors??
 
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don't we have that with mobius 1 too? 3.7v batteries and 5.4v capacitors??
Personally, I don't know. I just plug it in and it works.

Perhaps the Mobius 1 was designed with circuitry to work with both battery and capacitor?
 

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Personally, I don't know. I just plug it in and it works.

Perhaps the Mobius 1 was designed with circuitry to work with both battery and capacitor?
I don't know guys, just putting it up... I find it weird that Mobius can and Gitup can't...

How is that with the Maxi btw?
 
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The Maxi can also use either battery or capacitor. Different plug to the Mobius 1 though.
 

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GitUp F1C : Observations

I have used the F1C intermittently for the past 7 months. I really want to like it and use it every day, but there are two issues that stop me from doing that.

- The capacitor does not keep the internal clock running for much more than 24 hours. If I don't drive every day, the camera soon loses the correct date & time. If the time is lost it does not revert back to a default time unlike some cameras, so the loop process still works correctly. It's just the date & time stamp which is almost always inaccurate.

- The Auto WB is unreliable, with frequent shifts depending on changes in the scenery. It's almost like the colour is sampled from a very small area of the sensor rather than looking at the whole frame. The only workaround I have found is to use the "Sunny" WB preset all the time.

GitUp have never released a firmware update for this camera, which is a shame since it has the potential to be a good quality, discreet 4K dashcam for people who prefer a matchbox format camera and the mounting options that shape provides.
 
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GitUp F1 / F1C Hybrid
As noted above, the F1C currently has a few drawbacks. However the 130deg F1.8 lens is rather good, so I have decided to swap the lens modules, installing the F1C lens on a regular F1. So far the results are fairly good - better than using a standalone F1 as a dashcam.
 

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GitUp F1 / F1C Hybrid
As noted above, the F1C currently has a few drawbacks. However the 130deg F1.8 lens is rather good, so I have decided to swap the lens modules, installing the F1C lens on a regular F1. So far the results are fairly good - better than using a standalone F1 as a dashcam.
I'd like that lens too if it's any good. Can I order it some where by now?
 
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Well, bought the F1c to replace my old Mobius2 rear dash cam.
Two observations till now:

1. In my case it acts as a rear dash cam. it has no rear status led so in order to check if its recording i need to turn around and look at the status led located on the lower part of the camera

2. Very often, i open the car switch, wait a few seconds and then start the car, only to find the camera started when i opened the switch, but when i started the car it shutoff and didn't start again
 
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