Review: Vantrue® R3 1296p DashCam - Ambarella A12 and OV4689

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  1. Sunny

    Sunny Well-Known Member

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    Dash Cam:
    More than I can review. ;)
    Thank you @JIVAN for sending Vantrue X1 for review.
    This camera is based upon Ambarella A12 processor and OV4689 sensor.
    For more details, visit product link:
    https://www.amazon.com/gp/B07434TV54
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    Pros: Vantrue R3 is black for discrete install.
    It has very good daytime videos and average night videos.
    Mount has charging port so it can be taken out of the vehicle without messing with cable.
    Car charger has additional USB port so it allows another gadget to plug in.
    Dedicated button for screenshot.
    Time lapse video is available.
    Cons: Audio has a lot of hiss.
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    Unboxing Vantrue R3 with Sample Day and Night Videos:

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    Package contents
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    1. Vantrue R3 Dashcam. 2. Suction Mount - moves back and forth as well as pans left to right.
    It has usb port to charge so the camera can be taken without messing with power cable.
    3. Car USB charger dongle with additional USB port. 4. USB to mini USB cable.
    5. Thank you card, quick start guide, Warranty card, User Manual

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    Product Images:
    Vantrue R3 Dashcam side by side with Vantrue X1 PRO.
    R3 is on the right.
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    Folders, files, bit rate:
    Root has DCIM and EVENT folders.
    EVENT: Triggered video files.
    DCIM: Normal video files and PHOTO in sub folders by date.

    Overall Bit Rate is 18.6 mbps with video @ 17.7 mbps and audio @ 48 khz.

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    More soon...
     
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    Vantrue R3 Day and night video screenshots:

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    Last edited: Sep 5, 2017
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    Vantrue R3 Day and Night Videos:




     
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    I could not read a single number plate........... Its amazing the amount of rubbish being marketed these days
     
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    Vantrue R3 from outside and inside the vehicle:
    Side by side with Vantrue X1 Pro and Taotronics TT-CD06.

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