Roadwatch User Manual

Roadwatch User Manual
Roadwatch 100/200/300/400
User Manual
Please read carefully before using this product.
Table of Contents
1.
Liability
2.
Precautions
3.
Components
4.
Functions
5.
Features
6.
Installation
7.
Roadwatch Product Manual
8.
Roadwatch PC Player Manual
9.
Roadwatch Product Troubleshooting
10. Specifications and Certifications
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1. Liability
1. This product was designed to assist you in driving safely
by recording driving information and data for
driver reference.
2. This product is not guaranteed to record information
on every accident automatically.
- A minor force may not trigger the G-Force sensor to activate
an Event Recording. Therefore the user must use the Manual Record
Button located on the device itself to save such an incident.
3. This product is not liable for any data loss caused by
physical damage to the product or SD card.
4. The manufacturer has no liability for any injury or damage
to property associated with the use of this product
5. The manufacturer limits any and all liability to the exclusive remedies
of product repair or replacement at the manufacturer’s discretion,
to the fullest extent permitted by the law
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2. Precautions (Device)
Do not open/fix/alter this device
Any customer alterations will void the
Warranty.
Do not try adjust or operate product while
driving.
Only operate in safe environments.
Do not use any other accessories other
than those included with the recorder
The use of any additional accessories may
void the product warranty.
Only install this product within the
recommended installation area otherwise
it could result in poor GPS reception.
Do not connect the device directly to
car’s battery
Make sure an inline 2 amp fuse is used
when connecting the device directly to the
car’s battery .
Use this product only under the
recommended power guidelines
Power supply - 12v to 24v DC.
Remove all substance from the lens,
including the plastic film, that may affect
the quality of the recording Any
obstruction may degrade recording
quality.
Do not expose this product to extreme
temperatures (high or low)
This product will be damaged if it is exposed
outside recommended working temperatures.
If product is physically damaged during an
accident, it may not record any further.
During sudden lighting changes, such as
entering a dark tunnel, alley, or turning
toward direct sunlight on a very bright day,
the video recording may be compromised
due to the limitations of video technology.
Check the product frequently to ensure that
the camera angle is properly adjusted
After violent force is applied to the vehicle or
product, the camera angle may be altered
resulting in poor picture angle setting.
Do not spray automobile cleaning products
directly to product
Product will be damaged if directly exposed to
cleaning products.
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2. Precautions (SD Card)
Only use SD memory card from the manufacturer
Product may not function correctly if unapproved
SD memory
card is used. Some SD cards do
not work well with video es.
Do not open/ x/modify SD memory card
Product could be damaged and warranty does not cover such damage.
SD memory card need to be replaced with a new product once it reaches end of
product life Product might malfunction if SD card’s writing speed decreases.
Backup from SD memory card to HDD or CD if any data needs to be preserved
Data might get lost due to memory corruption in SD memory card.
Check SD memory card’s data regularly to check it is operating correctly.
[NOTE] Format SD memory card at least once a month for optimal performanc
HOW TO FORMAT SD CARD
1. Insert SD Card to user PC
2. Select [Start] -> [My Computer]
3. Select SD card driver and right click and select “Format”
4. Select “FAT32”
If “FAT” format is to be selected, device will not function
normally
5. Click “Start” button
Do not remove the SD memory card during product
operation while power is on
Product or SD memory card could be damaged.
Manufacturer is not liable for SD card’s recorded contents outside SD card limited product life
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3. Product Package
Please confirm below package list in the box
Device
Power Cable
Windshield Cradle &
Double Side Tape
SD Card
(Included PC Viewer S/W)
IR Lighting Module
(Roadwatch 400 Only)
User Manual
(Soft Copy)
Product package may change for product enhancement without any notification
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4. Functions
Function
Description
Constant
Recording
Records everything during device power on status (power off status if supply
voltage < 10.8V for longer than 5 seconds)
[NOTE] If memory exceeds its capacity, device deletes oldest file to make
room for new recordings. Therefore, if user wants to keep the old recordings, user
must backup the recordings before they are automatically overwritten.
Event
Recording
When device detects an impact force it automatically saves the files15 seconds
before and after the impact as an event file.
(Reference: 7. Roadwatch Product Manual)
[NOTE] A maximum of 200 Event files can be stored. When 160 Event files are saved,
device alerts sounds(beep-beep-beep) to warn the user. If 200 event files are saved, the
warning alerts sound (tee-lee-lee) and starts overwriting oldest files to make room for new
Event files. Therefore, if user wants to keep the old Event files, the user must backup the
recordings before it is automatically overwritten.
Audio
Recording
Supports audio recording which is selected in the setup software.**
Audio recording can start if the manual recording button is pressed
for longer than 3 seconds. (Reference: 7. Roadwatch Product Manual)
GPS Sensor
G-Sensor
Internal GPS records time/speed/route information.
(200/300/400 product only). GPS can take up to 2 minutes to lock onto sufficient
Satelites to start giving correct co-ordinates and show the speed and location. This
information can be checked on the Roadwatch PC Play back software.
(Reference : 8. Roadwatch PC Player Manual)
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Internal G-sensor records quick start/stop/curve information
These settings and event files can be checked with Roadwatch PC Player
(Reference : 8. Roadwatch PC Player Manual)
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4. Functions
Function
Description
iWatch PC
Player
Roadwatch PC Player is used to check recorded video files on the SD card.
Google Map
Sync
View driver’s route travelled when using the Roadwatch PC Player
[NOTE] The computer needs to be connected to the internet to view the vehicle position
on a map on the Roadwatch PC Player.
G-Sensor
Graph
View G-force data with Roadwatch PC Player
ECO-Drive
Report
Driver driving patterns can be diagnosed using GPS & G-Sensor data.
This data will coach drivers to develop safer driving habits
[NOTE] Functions are limited for non-GPS Roadwatch 100 model.
Event Report
Creates reference report detailing the accident which may be helpful to
police or insurance company
[NOTE] Functions are limited for non-GPS products
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5. Features
1
2
3
4
6
5
#
Name
Description
1
Power Cable
DC 12V/ DC 24V
2
Internal GPS
GPS
3
Front Camera
1.3M Pixel CMOS Image Sensor
4
Buzzer
Status buzzer
5
Manual
Recording
User Push Button can activate Event Recording
and Push Button for longer than 3seconds can
activate Audio Recording
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LED
Status LED for Power status, GPS reception,
Mic status, Recording status.
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Rear Camera
1.3M Pixel CMOS Image Sensor
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MIC
Status MIC
9
IR Lighting
IR LED for Rear Camera(iWatch 400 Model Only)
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6. Installation
6.1 Recommendation
For Sedans and SUVs, install the device near
the rear view mirror to the driver side where
GPS and Camera does not have physical
obstructions.
6.2 Placing the Mounting Cradle
Remove tape cover and place according to the
diagram in 6.1 with open side up
[NOTE] If device is installed any place other than
what is recommended in diagram 6.1, it may
prevent optimal functioning of the GPS reception
and camera viewing angle.
[TIP] Please wipe the wind shield clean before
mounting the cradle.
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6. Installation
6.3 Installing the product into the Cradle
1. Insert SD memory card into the side of the
product.
2. Hold product so camera part is at the
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2
bottom and then slide it into the cradle from
top to bottom until it makes a clicking sound
and locks into position.
3. Connect the power cable from the unit and
clip the wires into the cable clips supplied.
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4. Adjust the camera angle to your preference
[TIP] Use TV-out cable to connect to a display to
Autowatch400 Products :
check the actual recording view is correct. You do not
want the bonnet to take up a large part of the viewing picture.
5. Remove the tape cover
6. Attach IR lighting facing the same direction as Rear facing Camera (Cost option for Dual
Camera system only)
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[NOTE] If direction of the Rear Camera and IR Lighting does not align, Rear Camera recordings
might not record correctly. Please note vibrations and humidity of the vehicle might detach the IR
Lighting if not stuck properly.
6.4 Confirmation
1. Check to see that the SD card is correctly placed into the device.
2. Start the car engine and check the red power LED is on.
3. Check Red LED is on following with Blue and Orange LED flashes.
4. Listen for a beep sound of 1CH products, 2 beeps for 2CH products and Orange LED to
stop blinking (booting complete, recording starts).
5. GPS connection can be confirmed as follows:.
If Blue LED blinks on and off, GPS reception is not complete and is still in search mode.
If Blue LED is on constant, GPS reception has been made
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1
3
4
#
Name
Recording Mode
1
Manual Recording
Button
If this button is pressed, an Event file is created starting with
footage 15 seconds prior to when the button was pressed and
ends 15 seconds after the time it was pressed. This time can
be shortened / lengthened in the setup software.
If this button is pressed one time for > 3seconds , audio recording
can start (Mic LED “On”), and second time for >3 seconds,
audio recording can stop(Mic LED “Off”).
2
Power LED
Red LED, Displays Power On/Off Status
3
GPS LED
Blue LED, Displays GPS Reception Status
4
Mic LED
Orange LED, Displays Mic On/Off Status
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This part of the manual explains the use of Roadwatch PC Player, video and utility player. With
PC Player, user may view the contents of Roadwatch100/200/300/400 recorded files.
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* Windows Media Player and other player may show videos but G-Sensor, GPS, MAP, Report
functions can only be used in Roadwatch PC Player.
8.1 System Requirement
Item
Description
Operating System
Window XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7
CPU
Pentium 4 / 2.0Ghz Processor or above
RAM
More than 2GB
Free HDD Space
More than 1GB
Display
More than 1024 x 768 pixels
8.2 Installing the Software
1. Connect SD card into the computer
2. Click [Start] and enter [My Computer]
3. Select SD card drive and double click “iWatch_setup.exe” file in the product folder
4. Follow installation instructions
6. Select [Start]->[Programs]->[iWatch]-> iWatch PC Player to start the application
* Check http://www.avic.co.kr for latest iWatch PC Player updates
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8.3 Roadwatch PC Player
- 1 Channel
Double click on the ”iWatch” icon
to view the below screen.
(
Roadwatch 100/200)
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1
4
6
2
3
#
Name
Description
1
Video Screen
Video play screen of designated video file
2
G-Sensor Graph
G-sensor data on screen for user analysis
3
Speed-o-meter /
Menu
Display driving speed (model 200) when GPS is working.
Button listing for video and menu control
4
File Search
Search function for listed video files
5
File Information
Displays file name and recording type
Displays GPS information (Roadwatch 200)
6
Google Map
Displays current position of the video on Google map
(Internet connection required : Roadwatch 200)
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8.4 Roadwatch PC Player - 2 Channel
Double click on ”iWatch2” icon
1
to view the below screen. (300/400)
2
5
3
7
6
4
#
1
Name
Front Video Screen
Description
Front video play screen of designated video file
2
Rear Video Screen
Rear video play screen of selected front video file
3
File Search
Search function for listed video files.
4
Speed-o-Meter/
Menu
Display driving speed (300/400
Button listing for video and menu control
5
File Information
6
G-Sensor Graph
7
Google Map
)
Displays file name and recording type
Displays GPS information (300/400
)
G-sensor data of video screen for user analysis
Displays current position of the video on Google Maps
)
(Internet connection required : Roadwatch 200,300,400
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8.5 Buttons
Button
Description
Button
Description
Previous File
Open 1 file
Rewind
Print Screen
Play
ECO-Drive Report
Pause
Event Report
Stop
Setting
Fast-forward
Play Speed Control
Next File
8.6 Control Bar
Volume Control : Video volume control with
mute function
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8.7 Open File / Play
• Recorded contents are stored on the SD card.
Constant files can be found under “NORMAL” folder / folder name under date/hour.
• Event files are made when G sensor settings are exceeded and can be found under “EVENT”
folder.
• Move the recorded videos to user computer for best performance.
(video play navigation, search, etc)
1. Opening single file and playing
Click on the
button located lower part of Roadwatch PC Player.
Navigate to the folder to find the wanted play contents and double click
on the video file to play.
2. Opening a folder and playing
• Click on “Folder Open” button on the top right of Search screen.
• Navigate to the folder of user choice and select “OK” button
• When the file list appears in the Search screen, check the checkbox in the
left of the file name and click on “Chain Play” to play the videos.
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8.8 File List Screen
#
1
3
4
2
7
1
2
Name
Folder
Open
Chain
Play
5
6
3
File
Name
4
Event
Type
Description
Open a folder with recorded
videos
Play button for continual playing of
checked listed files
File name consist of date/hour of
recordings.
EVT_090919_201518.mp4
-> EVT or INI : Recording type
-> 090919 : 09/09/19 (date)
-> 201518 : 20:15:18 (time)
Displays recording type.
(EVT : Event / EMG : Manual
NOR : Constant)
• File can be organized by clicking on the top File Name, Event titles
#
Name
Description
5
NOR
Constant recording files display as “NOR”
6
EVT
G-Sensor triggered recording files display as “EVT”
7
EMG
Manual button triggered recording files display as “EMG”
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8.9 Search - DB
1. Import play list to the Search screen
(Reference : 8.6 Open File / Play)
2. Click on “Create DB” to make database
*Database must be created before searching
3. Select search option and click “Search”
button
4. Searched list will appear in Search screen
6. Click on “Chain Play” to play searched file
1
2
3
4
#
Name
Description
①
Event
Type
Select recording type to filter videos with selected recording type
②
Speed
Input speed value to filter videos above selected speed value
③
G-Sensor
Input X/Y/Z G-sensor values to filter videos above selected G-sensor value
④
Time
Input time value to filter videos within time section
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8.10 Play Screen
1
4
1
4
5
2
3
iWatch 300/400
2
5
3
iWatch 100/200
#
1
2
Name
Video Screen
G-Sensor Screen
Description
Video play screen of designated video file
G-sensor data of video screen for user analysis
3
Speed-o-Meter /
Menu
Display driving speed (models 200,300,400 only)
Button listing for video and menu control
4
Information Screen
Displays file name and recording type
Displays GPS information (model 200,300,400 only)
5
Google Map
Displays current position of the vehicle.
(Internet connection required : model 200,300,400 only)
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8.11 Google Map Interface
1. Roadwatch PC Player supports Google Map interface
Internet must be connected for Google map interface
2. Navigate through Google Map with mouse cursor
2
1
3
Number
Description
1
Adjust Map size
+ : Zoom in
- : Zoom out
2
View Mode
(Map, satellite)
3
Current Position
[NOTE] Depending on Google API policy, service might be disconnected without notice.
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8.12 Road Track™
1. Road Track™ shows driving path of selected
files. In order to use this function, user must
first call in the video files and create a
database first.
2. After creating the database, click on the
button
3. After new map screen appears, press
button.
4. Use
button or
button to display
or hide driving route in the Google Map.
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8.13 Speed / G-Sensor
1. Roadwatch PC Player supports detailed view
of speed and G-Sensor data
2. Click on “Big Chart” button in the G-sensor
screen to display below pop-up screens
Speed (Mph)
G sensor
Play Time
Play Time
Speed
Supported by models 200/300/400
G-Sensor
G-Sensor data can be used for road conditions or driver’s driving pattern analysis
Axis
Description
X-Axis
Display Vehicle’s X axis movement - Quick Start / Quick Stop
Y-Axis
Display Vehicle’s Y axis movement - Quick Turns
Z-Axis
Display Vehicle’s Z axis movement - Up/down movement
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8.14 Screen Capture Print/Save
1. iWatch PC Player supports screen capture function which can print / save
specific screen of user choice
2. Click on
button to view the screen below
#
Description
1
G Sensor Data
2
GPS Data
(iWatch 200/300/400 only)
3
PRINT button for image print
4
SAVE button for create JPEG image
file
1
2
3
4
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8.15 ECO-Driver Report
1. Create database from user selected video files
2. Click “Eco-Drive Report” button
3. Input basic user information and click
“Make Report” button to create a report
4. Use “Excel” and “Preview” button
to save the report to a file or print
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8.16 Event Report
1. Click on “Event Report” button to retrieve the
image capture screen
2. Click on the “Add” button to save 4 different video
screen and click on “Next” button
3. Use “Clear” button to remove selected screens
4. Input basic information and click on “Preview”
button to create the report
2
3
1
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8.17 Setting - Open
1. Click on
button
2. Select “system/user_setup.cfg” file
in your SD Card
3. Click on “Open” button.
8.17.1 Setting - Express
1. Express setting allows for quick and easy
device configuration
#
Name
Description
1
1
Video Quality
Video quality setting
2
2
G-Sensor
Setting
G-Sensor sensitivity select
(Low = sensitive / High = Dull)
3
Device Time
Roadwatch 100 user must
manually set the time
4
Time Zone
Select user time zone
5
Sound Setting
Buzzer on/off
3
4
5
2. Click “Apply” button and re-insert SD Card
to the device to save the changes.
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8.17.2 Setting - Expert
#
Name
1
Video Quality
Best : [email protected] 17fps
High : [email protected] 20fps
Normal : [email protected] 30fps
Compact : [email protected] 17fps
2
Brightness
(Dark)-4 ~ +4(Bright)
3
G-Sensor
Sensitivity
0.1~2.0
(Low=sensitive / High=dull)
4
Event
Recording
Time
0~15 sec for before and after
Event triggers
5
Constant
Recording
Time
Roadwatch 100/200 : 30sec~1min
Roadwatch 300/400:30sec~2min
6
Device Time
Select user local time
1
2
3
6
7
8
4
5
Description
7
Time Zone
Select user time zone
8
Buzzer
Buzzer on/off
1. Do not use Express setting unless you are an advanced user
2. Click “Apply” button and re-insert SD Card to the device to save the changes
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9. Specification and Certifications
List
Description
Camera
1.3M Pixel CMOS Image Sensor - 1Ch (models 100/200)
1.3M Pixel CMOS Image Sensor - 2Ch (models 300/400)
View-Angle
Front view angle 120° / Rear view angle 149 °
GPS
Internal GPS (only in iWatch 200/300/400)
G-Sensor
Internal G-Sensor
Video
1CH : MPEG4 1.3M Pixel 20fps(max) / MPEG4 0.30M Pixel 30fps(max)
2CH : MPEG4 1.3M Pixel 10fps(max) / MPEG4 0.30M Pixel 15fps(max)
Audio
Internal Mic, AAC Codec
Storage
2GB SD Card (Max 16GB-Optional extra)
PC Viewer
iWatch PC Player, Windows Media Player, and more
Voltage
12V~24V
Size
52(W) x 94(H) x 18(D)mm
Weight
model 100 : 67g / iWatch 200 : 76g /
model 300 : 80g / iWatch 400 : 96g /
Country of Origin
Made in Korea
Certification
KCC / FCC / CE / / RoHS
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Warranty
Thank you for purchasing a Roadsense product .
Product
100 / 200 / 300 / 400
Model
VSDR-1000 / VSDR-1100 / VSDR-2100 / VSDR-2200
Name
Serial Number
Phone
Email
Address
Purchase
Date
Dealer
Guarantee
1.
2.
3.
Roasense grants one year warranty period on the product commencing on the date of
purchase.
Warranty is void if the unit has been opened by anyone other than a Roadsense approved
repairer.
Warranty does not cover damage caused by fluid ingress, heat or physically damage.
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