BlackVue DR500GW – DashCamTalk

BlackVue DR500GW

BlackVue DR500GW
$270
SKU: BlackVue DR500GW
Brand: BlackVue
Category: Dash Cams

Rating By Dimension

6
  • Video Day 7 / 10
  • Video Night 6 / 10
  • Reliability 8 / 10
  • Size / Discreetness 7 / 10
  • Price 4 / 10
  • Available Support 4 / 10

1-Channel Dash Cam

BlackVue DR500GW - Specs

Detailed Specifications

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Camera Type Single Channel
Form Factor Cylindrical
Country China
Processor Texas Instruments TMS320DM368
CMOS Front Unknown
CMOS Rear N/A
Channels 1
Screen No
GPS Yes
G-Sensor Yes
Wi-Fi Yes
Parking Mode Buffered
Lock Files Auto
Max Resolution Front 1920×1080p
Front Frames Per Second 30
Max Bitrate Front (Mbps) 10
Max Resolution Rear N/A
Rear Frames Per Second N/A
Max Bitrate Rear (Mbps) N/A
Video Format MP4
Compression H.264
Diagonal Viewing Angle Front 156°
Diagonal Viewing Angle Rear N/A
SD Card Type MicroSD
Max Size (Spec) 32GB
Max Size (User) 64GB
Size Front (mm) 119 x 36
Size Rear (mm) N/A
Mount Adhesive
Power Supply 12V
Operating Temp -20°C to 70°C
Battery Capacitor
Error Notification Audio
Apps PC, OSX, Android, iOS
Cloud Connectivity No
Release Date Nov 2012
Unique Features Buffers video in parking mode (saves 5 seconds before impact / motion detection and 55 seconds after)
Advantages Good form factor"
Decent reliability"
Buffers in parking mode
Disadvantages Pixelation problem when lots of moving objects
Expensive
Final Word WiFi is great but bitrate causes pixelation in some settings.