CarHD Cam SafeGuard TX–13
CarHD Cam SafeGuard TX–13
User Manual
Declaration of Conformity: (in bottom bar “Konformitätserklärung”)
Before using the device the first time, read the user manual carefully.
Attention: In order to help you operate it correctly please read this instruction carefully
using. Charge the device once before use. Important: During usage connect the device
directly to the cigarette lighter socket of your car!
Car camcorder (video & photo & playback function) with Full HD resolution
1.5” high resolution LTPS display (4:3)
Supports MicroSD memory card (up to 32GB)
120°A and high resolution wide angle lens (1.3 mega pixels, JPEG format)
Dual (2x) super infrared night vision light
Built-in 1/4” sensor can capture clear images in low light environment
High definition video recording in AVI format
Start video recording: automatic video recording with record time setting
Shows time and date on video and pictures
G-sensor function (explanation see later)
SOS function: It is a powerful document protection = in case of an urgency, you can
press SOS button once. The recording video will be protected and cannot be overwritten
by new videos. Also it cannot be deleted on the device, only it can be deleted via
Anti-Shake mode
25fps for smooth video flow
Microphone & Speaker
Built-in simultaneous charging and recording mode
Motion detect function
USB2.0 and HDMI output
Live playback function (watch video while recording a video)
Auto power on when starting car and Auto power off when car is off
Continuous cycle recording mode: in case of full storage, recording goes on. Existing
files will be deleted one after the other.
Plug into car cigarette lighter as a power supply for video recording while driving
Camera installation on bracket, easy to fix and to dismantle
Bracket installation on windscreen by suction cup
Product Overview
MicroSD card slot
Bracket hole location
OK button
MODE button
MENU / SOS button
UP button
DOWN button
POWER button
MODE button
MENU button
UP button
DOWN button
POWER button
10 Blue indicator light
Red indicator light
12 Lens
13 Infrared night vision light
14 Speaker
15 RESET button
16 USB port
17 HDMI port
18 Screw location
Switch between operation mode and corresponding
menu (video, photos, playback mode)
Select optional menu
Up / Zoom
Down / Zoom
Switch the camera ON / OFF
Starting to use the car camcorder
Placing the MicroSD card: Insert a MicroSD card into the memory card slot by pushing
it carefully until you hear a “Click” sound. Remove the MicroSD card by pushing it once
and then remove it after it pops out.
Turning ON / OFF: Press the
POWER button once to power on, blue light indicator
is on. Press POWER button again to power off, blue light indicator is off.
Attention: Low battery is displayed before shutting down.
Video recording starts when MicroSD card is inserted; you can stop the video
recording by pressing the OK button for 2-3 seconds. When pressing the OK button
shortly, video recording starts again.
Charging Batteries – 3 ways possible
In-car battery charging with 5V charger* for the cigarette lighter (* included). Using USB
cable** to charge battery (** included). Using an AC adaptor*** to charge battery (*** not
Red light indicator is on while charging. Full charging time is about 3 hours. Red light
indicator will turn off when the device is fully charged. Notice: Therefore a fully charged
battery approx. last about half an hour, it is recommended to plug the camera to the
cigarette ligher socket of the car during usage.
When the camera is fixed on bracket you can rotate it in different directions, the picture
you see on the display always will be in the correct upright position. But in case you
rotate the camera, then record a video and later watch this video on your PC screen, the
file is shown in the rotated position; you cannot (!) change the viewing angle later on the
PC screen.
G-Sensor Function: In case of a hard impact (e.g. a collision) or a very strong shock
(from 6G, e.g. the car rolls over) the video that is being recorded is stored automatically.
In addition, the video is LOCKED for deletion and an icon will appear on the screen. By
this function, the incident course of events can always be played back later.
Switch between different modes by pressing the MODE button
Setting Mode
System setting: Press MENU button once, press MENU botton again to enter the
“System Setting” option. A blue background will be displayed.
Format: Format the MicroSD card (Attention: this action will delete all data stored on
the MicroSD card!)
Language setting: You can choose between. Confirm by pressing the OK button.
Reset system settings: Cancel / Proceed. Confirm by pressing the OK button.
Date / Time setting: Set Date / Set Time. Confirm by pressing the OK button.
Record Video and enter Setup
Shooting video: In video mode press OK button to start recording, press the OK button
again to stop recording.
In recording mode press MENU button to open up the SOS function. Press MODE
button to activate the Day/Night mode.
Video option settings: In video mode press MENU button to enter.
Image resolution: see under technical specifications.
Time display: ON / OFF. Confirm with the OK button.
Motion detect: ON / OFF. Confirm with the OK button.
Recording: ON / OFF. Confirm with the OK button.
Loop recording: OFF / 3 min. / 5 min. / 10 min. Confirm with the OK button.
Auto power-off: OFF (Default) / 1 min. / 3 min. Confirm with the OK button.
Press button voice: ON / OFF. Confirm with the OK button.
Attention: If recording in a loop is set to mode „3 min / 5 min / 10 min”, the recording
goes through. If the memory card is full, the old files will be overwritten and the new
file(s) are saved. In „OFF” mode, recording is stopped when the memory card is full.
Video Playback: Press UP/DOWN button to select the desired file for playback. Press
OK button to start/stop the video playback. Adjust the volume by UP/DOWN button while
video is played. Press the DOWN button while playback to rewind. Press OK button to
stop video playback.
Photo Setting Option
Taking photo: in photo mode press OK button to take a photo. Press MENU button to
enter Photo Shooting Setup Option. Shooting way: Single / 2 sec. clocking / 5 sec.
clocking / 10 sec. clocking. Confirm with the OK button. Image resolution: see under
Technical Specifications.
Image Playback: Press UP/DOWN button to select desired file for playback. Confirm
with the OK button. While playback press the MENU button to Playback option setting:
1. Delete: Press OK button to select action Single / All / Select delete File. Confirm with
the OK button.
2. Protect file: Select locking or unlocking the file. Confirm with the OK button.
3. Slide play: Select 2 sec. / 5 sec. / 8 sec. to play the video. Confirm with the OK button.
Manage Files
Press MODE button to enter “File Management” mode. There are 2 types of files: “Video
playback” and “Image playback”. Select one and confirm with the OK button. Most
recent file will be displayed on LCD.For example: If your last action was photo shooting,
the photo will be displayed on LCD.
Connect to PC – Downloading Videos and Images
1. After the USB cable is connected to a computer, a LCD display appears as start
picture. BLUE indicator turns on, then the display screen will become blue.
2. Computer automatically detects the MicroSD card drive.
System requirements: Win7/8/XP/Vista/2000, MAC OS 10.3.6 or above.
3. Browse or manage files through computer.
4. Unplug the USB cable and turn the device off.
Notice: If device crashes during usage, press the RESET button and start again.
Technical specifications
LCD Display
Video resolution
Video format
Image resolution
Image format
Memory card
Shooting way
TV mode
Power input
Power supply
1.5 LTPS (4:3)
120°A + High resolution wide angle lens (1.3 mega pixels)
1080FullHD (1920x1080) – Full High Definition
1080P (1440x1080), 720P (1280x720)
12M (4032x3024), 10M (3648x2736), 8M (3264x2448),
5M (2592x1944), 3M (2048x1536), 1.3M (1280x960),
2MHD (1920x1080), VGA (640x480)
English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese,
Russian, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Japanese
MicroSD (up to 32GB)
Microphone & Speaker & USB2.0 port & AV & HDMI
Single / 2 sec. clocking / 5 sec. clocking / 10 sec. clocking
Dual (2x) super infrared night vision light
50Hz / 60Hz
5V 500mA
Built-in rechargeable Li-Ion battery (usage time fully charged
~1/2 hour) or 5V charger for cigarette lighter
Dimensions / Weight 62 x 48 x 23mm / 37g
CarHD Cam SafeGuard TX–13, USB cable, HDMI cable, 5V charger
for car cigarette lighter socket, Bracket with suction cup, User Manual
Security and Disposal Hints for Batteries: Hold children off batteries. When a child swallowed a battery
go to a doctors place or bring the child into a hospital promptly! Look for the right polarity (+) and (--) of
batteries! Always change all batteries. Never use old and new batteries or batteries of different types
together. Never short, open, deform or load up batteries! Risk of injury! Never throw batteries into fire!
Risk of explosion!
Hints for Environment Protection: Packages materials are raw materials and can be recycled.
Do not disposal old devices or batteries into the domestic waste. Cleaning: Protect the device
from contamination and pollution (use a clean drapery). Avoid using rough, coarse-grained
materials/solvents/other aggressive cleaner. Wipe the cleaned device. Important Notice: Should
battery fluid leak from a battery, wipe the battery-case with a soft cloth dry.
Technaxx Deutschland GmbH & Co.KG, Kruppstr. 105, 60388 Frankfurt a.M., Germany
Descriptions of symbols during video & photo recording
Video Mode
Video Recording Mode
Recording Time
Exposure Value
Day Mode
Night Mode
Recording Time for present video; if
you stop video recording, this icon
shows the “remaining time” for
Video Resolution
MicroSD Card
Battery Status
Date and Time
Picture Mode
Picture / Photo Mode
Exposure Value
White Balance
ISO Display
“Anti–Shake” Mode
Day Mode
Shows the
Picture Size
Face Detection
MicroSD Card
Battery Status
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