iGO CAM 850
Accident CAM
Vehicle Recorder
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Australia: www.uniden.com.au
New Zealand: www.uniden.co.nz
Important Safety Instructions
NOTE
Uniden does not represent this product to be waterproof. Do not
expose this product to Rain or Moisture.
NOTE
This product is intended for use in a motor vehicle. Don’t install
the device where it will block the driver’s view of the road
(including the mirrors!) or the deployment of the airbag.
NOTE
Keep your attention on the road! Don’t try to operate or focus
on any device while driving. If you have to concentrate on a
device, pull off the road for a few minutes.
Ensure that the camera lens is kept clean and there is nothing
blocking the lens.
NOTE
NOTE
Don’t leave the device in direct sunlight for a long period of time
or where the temperature could go above 60°C.
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CONTENTS
Important Safety Instructions .............................................2
What Do I Do First? ................................................................4
Make Sure These Items Arrived in the Box .................................................4
Controls & Indicators ............................................................5
How Do I Put It in My Car? ....................................................7
Attaching the Windshield Mount ..................................................................7
Operation ..............................................................................8
Micro SD Card ......................................................................................................8
Plug it in, Power On/Off ....................................................................................9
Record Mode ......................................................................................................10
Photo Mode ........................................................................................................12
Playback Mode ..................................................................................................13
Connecting to a PC ..........................................................................................14
iGO CAM Player .................................................................................................14
Important Information ....................................................................................17
Warranty ..............................................................................18
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What Do I Do First?
Make Sure These Items Arrived in the Box
Windshield Mount
iGO CAM 850
DC (CAR) Adaptor
Reverse Camera
• Owner’s Manual
GPS Antenna
• If any item is missing or damaged, contact your place of purchase
immediately. Never use damaged products!
• Need help? Get answers at our website:
www.uniden.com.au for Australian model.
www.uniden.co.nz for New Zealand model.
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Controls & Indicators
Ref
Component
Description
1
CAM A
Camera A Lens
2
MENU
In standby, open the Menu
3
MODE
Use this button to switch between various modes Record, Photo and Playback
When the unit is recording, press this button to
manually lock the files.
4
Microphone
Records sound
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LED
6
CAM B
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UP
• glows red when the unit is powered on.
• flashes red when the unit is recording.
Camera B Lens
• In Menu list, move the cursor, one line up.
• In the Record mode, stop recording and switch
between loop recording and auto detect (motion
detection).
• In Menu list, move the cursor, one line down.
• Use this button to change the LCD screen
8
DOWN
9
Power
Press and hold to either switch on or off the unit.
Press to turn on/off/auto set the night vision.
10
GPS Port
Use to connect the external GPS antenna
(included).
11
AV IN
Connect to the Reverse Camera.
12
OK
display.
• In Record mode, press this button to start or stop
video recording.
• In Photo mode, press this button to take a photo.
• Press to confirm a selection in the Menu.
• Press to confirm a change in the settings.
Insert the Reverse Camera in the AV IN port,
and then use this switch to change the recording
from CAM A and CAM B to CAM B and Reverse
camera.
13
B/R
14
USB/DC IN
15
HDMI
Connect to a HDMI cable.
16
Micro SD Card
Slot
Use this slot to insert the micro SD card.
17
Reset
If the device fails to operate properly, try resetting
the device. Press the reset button by using a fine
pen or paperclip.
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• Connect to External Power & charge battery.
• Connect to PC for data (SD card) transfer.
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How Do I Put It in My Car?
Attaching the Windshield Mount
1. Insert the bracket hook into the bracket slot provided on the top of the unit.
2. After inserting the hook, slide it down till it locks in position.
L
3. Press the suction cup flat against the windshield.
4. Push the suction lock up, until it snaps into place and tighten the locking collar to secure.
5. Gently pull on the mount to make sure it is secure.
It maybe a good idea to secure the power cord with cable clips so that it does
not interfere while driving.
Suction cups will not stick well on a curved/textured or wet surfaces.
NOTE
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Operation
Micro SD Card
NOTE
A compatible micro SD card has to be inserted before you start
using the Recorder. Ensure that the unit is turned off before
inserting or removing the SD card.
The unit can support micro SDHC cards (High Capacity SD) up to 32GB in
capacity. A micro SDHC card of at least 8GB capacity and minimum speed of
Class 10 is recommended.
Insert a formatted micro SD card gently in the slot at the bottom of the unit. To
remove the card from the slot, press the edge of the SD card inwards for it to
pop out and then pull it out of the slot.
It is important to format the micro SD card before using it, so as to avoid any
damage to the files created on iGO CAM 850.
Uniden recommends using good quality micro SD cards.
Battery Information
Although primarily designed for in-car use, the unit can operate from its builtin 600mAh battery for up to 15 minutes.
Please note, the power usage would depend on day/night recording and
resolution setting.
The unit will charge the battery whenever power is detected through the USB/
DC IN port. The unit requires DC IN 5V/1000mA.
The unit will take about 2 hours to charge completely.
NOTE
Please ensure that the battery is fully charged before using it
for the first time. To extend the battery life, charge the unit fully
once every 3 months.
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Battery Alert
The image given below indicates the battery level at different stages.
Full
Low
Half full
Empty
Plug it in, Power On/Off
NOTE
When connected to a car charger with power, the unit will power
on automatically and start recording.
Connect the DC car adaptor to the power connector (USB/DC IN port)
found on the device.
Connect the other end of the DC car adaptor to your car’s cigarette lighter.
When connected to the car charger the unit will power on automatically
and start recording. When the car’s engine is turned off, the unit will
automatically turn off in a few seconds.
At other times, press and hold the POWER button to turn it on or off.
WhentheGPSantennaisfittedintotheuniticonwilldisplayonthe
LCD.
WhentheReversecameraisfittedintotheuniticonwilldisplayonthe
LCD.
NOTE
Only use the DC car adaptor that comes with your device. Any
other adaptor might damage the device.
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Record Mode
NOTE
To record a video, ensure that a valid micro SD card is inserted
in the given slot.
Using the iGO CAM 850 you can record videos and take photos. To record
videos, you need to ensure that the unit is in the Record mode.
Press MODE to switch between Record, Photo and Playback modes.
Press the UP button to switch from Loop Recording to Auto Detect (Motion
Detection).
Recording
The unit always records from 2 cameras (dual recording mode), irrespective
of the view displayed on the LCD. That means to say, if only footage from
CAM B is displayed on the LCD, the unit still records from CAM A and CAM
B.To record from CAM A and CAM B ensure that the B/R switch (bottom
of the unit) is at B. To record from CAM A and Reverse Camera, insert the
Reverse camera plug into AV IN port and ensure that the B/R switch is at R.
The camera resolution is as shown below. Note: The Reverse camera can
record only with CAM A.
Resolution
Resolution
CAM A
CAM B
720P
720P
VGA
VGA
CAM A
Reverse Camera
1080P
720P
VGA
VGA
When connected to a car charger, the unit automatically starts recording, the
icon will start flashing on the screen. To stop recording, press OK and icon will stop flashing indicating that the recording has stopped.
When the recording has been set to Auto Detect mode, the
display on the LCD.
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Protect the Current Recording
While recording, if you want to protect the current recordings, then press
MODE, the
icon will appear on the screen. This indicates that those
recordings have been locked and will not be overwritten by new video clips.
GPS Antenna
To geotag your videos, insert the GPS plug into the GPS port and place the
GPS Antenna on the windscreen. The
icon displays on the screen. Install
the iGO CAM Player on your PC (refer to page 14) and view the recordings
and trace them on the map.
Reverse Camera
Reverse Camera helps you capture lower reverse footage. Insert the Reverse
camera plug into the AV IN port and slide the B/R switch, at the bottom of the
unit, from B to R. The
icon appears on the screen. The footage from the
Reverse camera should now be visible on the screen.
Menu Settings
NOTE
Please note, you cannot access MENU in the record mode,
when the unit is recording. To access the Menu settings, you will
needtostoprecordingbypressingOK.
Press MENU to open the Menu Settings. Press MENU again to toggle
between the various settings and display the options under them. The UP/
DOWN keys can be used to scan through the options, under each menu
setting.PressOKtoselecttherequiredoption.
Press MENU to exit the Menu Settings.
MP (Record Resolution)
Use this setting to determine the video resolution. Choose between VGA,
720P and 1080P. However, when recording with two cameras you can
choose only between VGA or 720P.
RT (Video Clip Record Time)
Recordings are stored as video clips, which can be played back as a
continuous recording or as individual clips. Use this option to set the length of
each video clip. If you choose the option ‘Off’ then the recorder will not loop
recordandthefileswillnotbeoverwrittenonthemicroSDcard.
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Photo Mode
• Press the MODE button once to switch to the photo mode, the
icon will display on the top left corner of the screen.
• Now, press the OK button to take a photo.
MP (Photo Resolution)
Define the image resolution from the options given - 1M/3M/5M.
Setting (System Settings)
These settings are available under the Record mode and Photo mode.
Item
Description
Brightness
Use this option to define the condition for the
recordings/images.
Exposure
Set the brightness sensitivity
Colour
Set the background colour.
Auto Detect
Enable this setting to allow the recorder to start
recording when it detects movement.
Water Mark
Displays or hides the date and time in the recordings.
Audio
Turn on or off to include sound in the recordings.
Auto Record
When enabled the recorder starts recording
automatically when powered on.
Language
Set the language.
Frequency
Set the frequency.
Night Vision
Set to enable the recorder to detect low light conditions
and turn on the Night Vision LEDs.
Shut Down
Enable or disable the recorder to shut down when idle.
Key Tone
Have the keys sound a tone when you press them.
LCD Standby
Set to automatically turn off the LCD after the recording
starts.
(Motion
Detection)
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G Sensor
Sensitivity
This functions helps protect/lock video files in case of a
sudden event.
TV Out
Use to connect the recorder to a TV.
GPS Time Syn
Auto sets the time when the unit detects GPS signal.
Date & Time
Use to manually set the date and time.
Format
Format the micro SD card.
System Info
Software information.
Default Setting
Restore the system back to the factory settings.
Playback Mode
• Press the MODE button twice to switch to the playback mode, the
playback icon will display on the top left corner of the screen.
• Now, press the OK button to either view the latest image captured or
the latest video clip. Press the UP and DOWN keys to scan through the
various recordings or images.
Press MENU to open the Menu Settings. Press MENU again to toggle
between the various settings and display the options under them. The UP/
DOWN keys can be used to scan through the options, under each menu
setting. Press OK to select the required option.
Press MENU to exit the Menu Settings.
Settings
The 2 options here are:
• Delete file
Delete the recordings/images on the SD card.
• Format
Format the SD card.
Volume
Press MENU to switch to the Volume Setting. Use the options to adjust the
volume of the recordings, when it is played back.
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Connecting to a PC
The iGO CAM 850 can be connected to a PC (plug the USB cable (not
supplied) into the DC IN port).
When the unit is connected to a PC, three options are displayed on the unit’s
screen;
USB_Disk
PC_Camera
REC_mode
Select USB_Disk to manage and view the SD card contents on the PC.
Open the contents of the SD card on the PC, to view the DCIM folder. Double
click on the DCIM folder to open the folders DCIM A and DCIM B.
The folder DCIM A will contain all the recordings/images for CAM A and DCIM
B for CAM B and the Reverse camera. Double click on DCIM A/ DCIM B to
open it and reveal two more folders LOCK and NORMAL.
All the locked files (i.e., files that will not be overwritten) are saved in the
LOCK folder. The other files (i.e., files that will be overwritten/not locked) are
saved in the NORMAL folder.
iGO CAM Player
iGO CAM Player allows you to view the videos recorded on the iGO CAM
850 and trace them on a map.
Installing iGO CAM Player
Visit the Uniden website (www.uniden.com.au) to download the iGO CAM
Player.
Please first ensure to install ‘Quick Time Installer’ and ‘Vista Codecs’ .
After having installed the above applications, double click on the iGO CAM
Player icon.
iGO CAM Player software is supported on Windows XP, Windows Vista and
Windows 7.
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Access the Recorded Files
Before playing the recorded files on the iGO CAM Player, ensure that you
can access the files easily.
Either remove the micro SD card from the recorder, and access the card
(files) on the computer via a card reader.
or
Connect one end of the USB cable to the recorder and the other end to the USB port on your computer. Select the option, USB_Disk, displayed on the
unit’s LCD, to manage and view the SD card contents on the PC.
View the Recorded Files
To view the recorded files on the iGO CAM Player, follow the steps below:
1. Start the iGO CAM Player (i.e., double click on the iGO CAM Player icon).
Map
Screen
Video
Playback
Screen
Storage
space
Video files
Compass
Playback
Controls
Folder icon
Image files
Volume
Speed
Ensure that the PC is connected to the internet to view the map screen.
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2. Click on the Folder icon (in the Video Files section, as shown in the image above) to open the ‘Select Media Files’ window. Choose a file that has
been recorded on the iGO CAM 850 (saved on the PC/from the SD card) and click on the tick icon at the bottom of the window to import the files on
to the iGO CAM Player.
3. Once the recorded file has been imported on the iGO CAM Player, select the file and then click on the PLAY button (Playback Controls) to start playback.
Please note that the storage space indicates the place where the recorded
files will be stored after they have been imported on to the iGO CAM Player.
Click on the icon to select the desired location in your PC.
The video files (.MOV) that can be traced on the map have a corresponding
(.MAP) file and are always stored in the DCIM A folder.
The playback Controls are described below:
1
2
3
4
5
6
Icon
Description
1
Stop the playback
2
Skip to the previous file
3
Rewind the playback file
4
Starts the playback
5
Fast forward the playback file
6
Skip to the next file
7
Click and capture the image of the current recording
8
Full screen
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Important Information
Solving Problems
Listed below are some of the problems and the possible solutions. If you still
need help, visit our website, listed on the front cover.
General Problems
Possible Solutions
• Ensure that the SD card is
The unit cannot take photos or
record videos
formatted properly and inserted
correctly.
• Use the recommended type of
SD card (8GB Class 10)
The unit stops automatically when
recording
Video is unclear
Ensure that there are no fingerprints
or dirt on the lens. Ensure that the
lens is always kept clean.
Dark images while recording
water/sky
Adjust the Exposure setting.
Colour of the images is not good
Set the ‘Brightness’ setting to
automatic.
Cross-stripe interference in an
image
This is due to the light frequency.
Change the light frequency
depending on the local power supply.
The unit crashes
Press and hold the ‘Reset’ button,
with a pin, to reset the unit.
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Warranty
UNIDEN iGO CAM 850
IMPORTANT: Satisfactory evidence of the original purchase is required
for warranty service
Please refer to our Uniden website for any details or warranty durations offered
in addition to those contained below.
Warrantor: The warrantor is either Uniden Australia Pty Limited ABN 58 001
865 498 (“Uniden Aust”) or Uniden New Zealand Limited (“Uniden NZ”) as the
case may be.
Terms of Warranty: Uniden Aust/NZ warrants to the original retail purchaser
only that the iGO CAM 850 (“the Product”), will be free from defects in materials
and craftsmanship for the duration of the warranty period, subject to the
limitations and exclusions set out below.
Warranty period: This warranty to the original retail purchaser is only valid in
the original country of purchase for a Product first purchased either in Australia
or New Zealand and will expire one (1) year from the date of the original retail
sale.
If a warranty claim is made, this warranty will not apply if the Product is found
by Uniden to be:
(A) Damaged or not maintained in a reasonable manner or as recommended
in the relevant Uniden Owner’s Manual;
(B) Modified, altered or used as part of any conversion kits, subassemblies or any configurations not sold by Uniden Aust or Uniden NZ;
(C) Improperly installed contrary to instructions contained in the relevant
Owner’s Manual
(D) Repaired by someone other than an authorized Uniden Repair Agent
in relation to a defect or malfunction covered by this warranty; or
(E) Used in conjunction with any equipment, parts or a system not
manufactured by Uniden.
Parts Covered: This warranty covers the Product and included accessories.
User-generated Data: This warranty does not cover any claimed loss of
or damage to user-generated data (including but without limitation phone
numbers, addresses and images) that may be stored on your Product.
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Statement of Remedy: If the Product is found not to conform to this warranty
as stated above, the Warrantor, at its discretion, will either repair the defect or
replace the Product without any charge for parts or service. This warranty does
not include any reimbursement or payment of any consequential damages
claimed to arise from a Product’s failure to comply with the warranty.
Our goods come with guarantees that cannot be excluded under the Australian
Consumer Law. You are entitled to a replacement or refund for a major failure
and for compensation for any other reasonably foreseeable loss or damage.
You are also entitled to have the goods repaired or replaced if the goods fail to
be of acceptable quality and the failure does not amount to a major failure.
This warranty is in addition to and sits alongside your rights under either the
COMPETITION AND CONSUMER ACT 2010 (Australia) or the CONSUMER
GUARANTEES ACT (New Zealand) as the case may be, none of which can be
excluded.
Procedure for obtaining warranty service: Depending on the country in
which the Product was first purchased, if you believe that your Product does
not conform with this warranty, you should deliver the Product, together with
satisfactory evidence of your original purchase (such as a legible copy of the
sales docket) to Uniden at the addresses shown below. You should contact
Uniden regarding any compensation that may be payable for your expenses
incurred in making a warranty claim. Prior to delivery, we recommend that you
make a backup copy of any phone numbers, images or other data stored on
your Product, in case it is lost or damaged during warranty service.
UNIDEN AUSTRALIA PTY LTD
Service Division
345 Princes Highway,
Rockdale, NSW 2216
Phone: 1300 366 895
Email: custservice@uniden.com.au
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UNIDEN NEW ZEALAND LTD
Service Division
150 Harris Road, East Tamaki
Auckland 2013
Phone: (09) 273 8377
Email: service@uniden.co.nz
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