The K6000 DVR is a Chinese dash cam that records 1080p at 25fps and 720p at 30fps. The video quality during the day is good and night quality is below average. The K6000 dash cam comes with a G-sensor but does not come with GPS. This is an affordable camera that runs on a Novatek processor.
Reliability for this camera has been average and it has a viewing angle of approximately 90°.
There are various models available under different names. Here is a partial list.
Poor Sound Recording
Many users complain of poor sound recording from this dash cam. There is no known resolution other than replacing the microphone.
Camera Hangs / Twitches
Some users complain that the camera freezes or hangs occasionally for 20 to 30 seconds. Other users complain that the video twitches / jumps and is distorted. Not all cameras are afflicted with these problems so this is likely a quality control issue given the low cost of this camera.
Mounting the camera
Disassembling the dash cam
Should I Purchase?
Like most of the older Novatek based cameras, this dash cam is affordable but picture quality is not the greatest. If you like the design of this dash cam and are ok with the video quality, this cam could be a consideration.
Where to purchase for lowest price
The K6000 DVR typically sells for approximately $30.
Currently there is no publicly known way to extract or upgrade the firmware in these dash cams. There are numerous known firmware versions that have been sold:
Published: Nov 29, 2012
Last Updated: May 3, 2013