Voted best 2016 dash cam by Wirecutter - Super HD dashboard camera focusing on great image quality and reliable, automatic operation each time you get in your car - thousands recording with this top rated windshield camera that avoids pricey, unnecessary features such as GPS and Wi-Fi
ULTRA 2K HD IMAGE QUALITY: Record every moment in exceptional 2560 X 1080p super HD resolution at 30 frames per second (the current maximum available in consumer dash cams) - broad 145-degree field of view (FOV), offering useful details when you zoom-in with minimal fisheye image distortion
Automatic Safeguards: Records automatically during vehicle ignition - switches off automatically with ignition off - energy saving LCD screen off timer - loop recording feature for efficient storage management - manual and automatic video protection from deletion - in-built G-sensor / accelerometer triggers crash detection recording - parking mode watchdog for 24/7 surveillance of your vehicle
Never Miss a License Plate: Featuring best-in-class color CMOS image sensor and processor to capture details at a distance crisply and across a variety of light conditions - 3.0-inch scratch resistant LCD display screen - USB and battery power for reliable performance in hot and freezing conditions that ordinarily impacts pure battery power
Now 32GB Kingston SD memory card inside every pack - solid suction mount with screw-in attachment, fully adjustable for best viewing and quickly removable - extra long 157-inch USB cable for easy routing inside your vehicle's interior - dual port USB adapter - 30 days money back guarantee - 18 month warranty - lifetime support
Z-Edge-----From Zero to Hero
Z-Edge Z3 ,the new pick for the best dam cam by Wirecutter. According to the WIRECUTTER (Feb 23, 2016), Z-Edge Z3 wins the competition because of its great image quality with great video quality in the wide 2560x1080-pixel format across a range of difficult outdoor light and reliable, automatic operation .
Higher configuration: While most dash cams in the market are based on Novatek chips, the Z-Edge Z3 is built on high end Ambarella A7 processor, features higher stability on seamless recording. The OV4689 Color CMOS image sensor captures video in 1296P resolution.
Loop Recording: Automatic seamless video recording in loop to use the storage efficiently, with the earliest unlocked video clips being overwritten when reaching the storage card's maximal capacity. Customizable video clip length of 1, 3, and 5 minutes.
Ignition detection: The device is automatically turned on and recording when the engine starts, and automatically turned off shortly after the engine is off (working for most Car Models except those always having power supply in the cigarette lighter even when the engine is off).
Motion detection: The device automatically pauses video recording after the vehicle stops moving for some time, and automatically resumes recording when the vehicle starts to move.
Crash detection: Highly-sensitive G-sensor powered automatic video recording and video file locking when a collision or crash is detected. The sensitivity of the G-sensor can be set to low, mid and high levels.
Vibration detection: In parking, the device is automatically turned on and recording when a vibration is detected.
Wide Dynamic Range (WDR) Technology: the car dvr's range is extended to cover a greater span between bright and dark areas in the image.
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Most Helpful Customer Reviews
This is my first dash cam (but I am not new to digital cameras in general). I chose this particular camera because I heard it has good image-sharpness and night-recording capability and I haven’t been disappointed with either of these aspects. I change vehicles as often as 3 times a day so being able to remove and reinstall my dash cam rapidly is important to me. Luckily each of my work vehicles has a GPS position-monitor complete with a USB-outlet in the windshield’s “top-right position”. (And in my country this is convenient because I drive while sitting on the right-hand side.) By running a narrow strip of sellotape into the mouth of the “standard USB” (at one end of one of the cables supplied in the box) I was able to cover the two inner contacts by which data is transferred. This left the two outer ones to act as my power supply. (If I don’t do this, my camera thinks the GPS is a computer and refuses to go into “video...
Update 10/2016: I have contacted Zero Edge by email to see what they will do. These are supposed to come with an 18 month warranty.
Update 9/2016: Both of our dash cams have decided to stop working at around the 5-6 month point. At first they started by just acting up and not wanting to record video intermittently then they would work normally again (we are still using the included 32gb sd cards). Now however, one of them doesn't work at all, the menu will not load, it won't record video and resetting it doesn't make a difference, it only display a blank screen. The other will only record video for about 20 secs or so before it stops recording, beeps a couple times, restarts and then appears to go back to recording if it is even recording at all. A dash camera that doesn't record is just an expensive review mirror decoration, so after factoring this into my previous review, I have lowered my review and would not recommend others to purchase this.
I bought this device to record my long daily commute to work. Almost daily i deal with many people who do not know how to drive. I want to document any issues during my drive and found some decent reviews on this so thought i would try it out. In the end i am not unhappy with this, but i feel i could have gotten the same results with a unit at half the price for my needs. Nothing i found justified the double the price of other units.
Pros: It works as intended. Simple to install and hookup Easy instructions and setup Supports 64MB micro SD card for even longer recording time Nighttime recording is good, but not the best Comes with everything you need to get going, including clips for the windshield which other units do not.
Cons Little bigger than what i wanted. About the side of a credit card and half an inch thick. Hard to hide behind the mirror which is what i wanted. I really wanted something which was small and can...
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