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2-Channel
Mobile Video Recorder
User Manual
2013
MAR.
V1.1
2-Channel Mobile Video Recorder
User Manual
Disclaimer
This document is deemed accurate at time of writing. Due to continuous
hardware and software improvement, images and software screenshots
depicted here may be different from the actual products.
Improper installation or use may cause hazard such as electrical
shock and fire. The user and installer are advised to read this
manual carefully.
The manufacturer provides no warranty against any damage, loss, or claim
arising from negligence, improper installation or use, or transportation
accidents.
The performance of GPS may be affected by external factors out of control
of the device. Such factors may include weather, satellite signal strength,
installation location of the GPS antenna, and other unforeseeable factors.
The manufacturer provides no warranty for LCD pixel defect.
Caution
This manual provides general guidance to installing the device on vehicles.
However, as the actual electrical wiring may vary from vehicle to vehicle,
the user and installer are advised to follow safety advices from the vehicle
manufacturers.
Please seek help from professional technician in installing the product.
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Table of Contents
A. Key Features .................................................................................. 3 B. Specifications ................................................................................. 4 C. Product Description ........................................................................ 5 D. Memory Disk................................................................................... 6 E. Cables ............................................................................................ 7 F. Vehicle Installation.......................................................................... 8 G. Remote Controller .......................................................................... 9 H. Recording ..................................................................................... 10 I. GPS .............................................................................................. 11 J. Live Display .................................................................................. 12 K. Player Software on PC ................................................................. 14 L. File Backup ................................................................................... 16 M. Configuring the Memory Disk ....................................................... 18 N. Video Playback ............................................................................. 21 O. Image Snapshot ........................................................................... 23 P. Formatting the Memory Disk ........................................................ 23 Q. Player Language Setting .............................................................. 25 2
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A. Key Features

Suitable for motorcycle and small vehicle.

Durable, water resistant all-aluminum casting.

Up to 2 channel video cameras input. Simultaneous recording of video
and audio (with external microphone)
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Built-in 3 inch TFT LCD screen for convenient camera viewing angle
adjustment and video footage playback.

Advanced MPEG4/AVC (H.264) compression for ultra small file size.

Adjustable G-sensor sensitivity according to road condition and vehicle
type. On detection of strong shock, the device automatically starts
emergency recording.

In emergency recording, the device saves data including 1~3 minutes
before and after the event for complete record. The footage is not
subject to rewrite from continuous recording.

Low power consumption and excellent heat radiation. Lithium battery is
not used to eliminate risks of overheating and "explosion".

Automatically starts recording at ignition.

If GPS receiver is installed, the recorded route will display on video
playback on computer with support of GOOGLE map.
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B. Specifications
Items
Video input
Frame Size
Power Supply
Operating
Temperature
Storage
Recording
Recording
Content
Playback
Audio input
Time setup
G-Sensor
Description
2 Channel
NTSC: 30 fps (D1); PAL: 25 fps (D1)
DC12V, 250mA
-15°C~ 50°C
SD card, 4G or above, class 10 or better.
(SanDisk and Transcend recommended)
Automatically starts continuous recording when
powered on
Date, time, video, audio, G-sensor data and GPS
data (only when GPS receiver is installed).
Software player (on computer) and remote controller
(directly from unit)
External microphone (optional)
Automatic calibration by GPS signals. If GPS signal
is unavailable, internal clock will be used.
Internal 3-axis accelerometer
Accessories
(1) Standard: (a) 2.5 M Power Cable
(c) Remote Controller
(e) Quick Guide
(2) Optional:
(b) SD Card Reader
(d) Driver CD
(f) Velcro Tape
(a) SD card, 4GB or above, class 10 or above
(b) External GPS Receiver
(c) Microphone (no waterproof, need to be installed in a
appropriate position)
(d) Bracket (two type)
bracket (FE30E0900000)
bracket (FE30E0900001)
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C. Product Description
Panel
Power
IR Receiver
Recording
Screw
GPS
Protective cover
SD card slot
Dimension (mm)
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D. Memory Disk
Plug the memory disk to recorder:
(1) Loose the screw in counterclockwise rotation, and open the protective
cover to insert/remove SD card.
(2) Tightly close the cover afterward.
SD Card
NOTE: The memory disk need to be purchased separately
Accessing the memory disk from computer
(1) Insert the memory disk to the USB reader.
(2) Plug the reader to the USB port of your computer.
(3) Launch the player software from the included CD
See also:
 Player Software on PC (p14)
 File Backup (p16)
 Configuring the Memory (p18)
 Playback on Computer (p22)
Note
(1) SD card from SanDisk or Transcend is recommended. (class 10, 4GB
above)
(2) Before using the memory disk, please format the disk first using the
software player in the CD-ROM. If not, device will automatically erase all
data in the memory disk before recording.
(3) To ensure recording quality, please do not use adapter card with Micro SD
card. Doing so may lead to bad connection due to shock and vibration.
(4) All memory disks have limited lifespan. Please regularly watch videos on
PC and check the memory disk to ensure proper functioning.
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E. Cables
Cables
(1) Power connecter, male
(2) Channel 1 Video Input*
(3) Channel 2 Video Input*
(4) External microphone input
(5) External GPS antenna input
NOTE: Use this device with
compatible vehicle cameras
Power Cable
(1). Power Adapter - Female connector.
(2). Live Wire: Wire to ACC power or the positive pole of Engine Starter. (+)
(3). Earth Wire: Wire to Negative Pole. (-)
(4). Null Line: Wire to earth wire. Covered with heat-shrinkable tube to
avoid short with motorcycle body.
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F. Vehicle Installation
Warning
(1) Please install this device with the help of professional technician to avoid
damaging your vehicle.
(2) For installation by none-technician, please use tapes instead of boring
tools to avoid damaging the electrical and gasoline system.
(3) For safety, switch off ignition before installation, and please keep away
from gasoline pipeline and tank.
(4) Before inserting wires through holes, temporarily wrap the terminal with
tape to prevent bad connection from accumulated dirt or debris.
(5) Tightly seal all electrical connection with tape to prevent loose connection
or leak leaking to the connection.
(6) Connect the power behind the key ignition and fuse (not directly to the
vehicle battery) to avoid depleting the battery.
(7) The device should be fixed to the vehicle. Tumbling inside the storage
trunk will damage the device.
Example Installation
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G. Remote Controller
Playback
Manual Recording
Split Screen Switch
Function Function +
Audio Recording
On/Off
Speaker On/Off
Menu
Up, Down, Left, Right
Enter
Rewind
Fast Forward
Video Playback
Stop playback /
Stop playback mode
Pause
Icon
Function
Description
Split Screen
Switch
Full screen / split screen switch
Manual
Recording
Open the playback list and switch to playback
mode
Saves video from 1~3 minutes before and after
press of the button as emergency recording.
Function +
Lighten the screen
Function -
Darken the screen
Microphone
On/Off
Turn on or off audio recording
Playback Mode
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H. Recording
There are two modes of recording:
Continuous
After the device is powered up, it automatically starts
recording continuously until it is powered off.
Emergency
In the event of emergency, the device saves data from 1~3
minutes before and after the event. The footage is not
subject to rewrite from continuous recording. Emergency
recording may be activated manually or by G-sensor.
Power
Recording
GPS
In continuous recording, the recording indicator (red) will flash at
normal speed. In emergency recording, the recording indicator will
flash at fast speed.
Continuous Recording
When the device is powered on, the
LCD screen will show a splash screen
and then the firmware version.
The device needs around one minute
to boot. During boot-up, the power
indicator (green) will flash. Then the
recording indicator (red) will flash to
indicate that recording is in progress
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Manual Recording
To start manual recording, press the
button on the remote controller. The
recording indicator (red) will flash at quicken speed to indicate that
emergency recording is in progress.
G-Sensor Recording
When the internal G-sensor detects abnormal shock, the device
automatically switches to emergency recording. To set G-sensor
sensitivity, please refer to “Configuring the Memory ” (page 18)
I.
GPS
Power
Recording
GPS
Flashing GPS indicator (blue) means the system is either searching for
GPS signal or calculating location. Continuous GPS indicator light
means GPS positioning is ready.
NOTE:
The time for the device to determine coordinate may be influenced by
external factors such as location of the GPS receiver, weather, and satellite
signal strength.
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J. Live Display
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Event Mode
GPS
Camera 1
Microphone
Camera 2
Energy Saving
Video 1
Video 2
GPS Information
on top right, it means that both channel 1
(1) If the screen shows
icon indicates that
(left) and channel 2 (right) have video signal. A
one channel has no video input.
Note: Even if there is no video input, the device still record that channel
(as long as there is power and SD card has no error). The channel
screen will display a blue background
icon indicates normal (continuous) recording. A
(2) Event Mode: a
icon manual recording. A
icon indicates emergency recording
activated by the G-sensor. See “Recording” (page 10)
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(3) Press
on the remote controller to switch between CH1 full screen,
CH2 full screen and 2-split screen display (see below)
CH1 full screen
(4) Press
version
CH2 full screen
2-split screen Image
on the remote controller in LIVE mode to show firmware
(5) Press
on the remote controller to turn off audio recording (
will
icon indicates that audio recording is on.
show on the screen). A
(6) A
icon means either that the device is calculating coordinate or that
there is no satellite signal. A
icon means that GPS is ready.
(7) You can use the player software to configure the display brightness on
indicates daylight mode, and
indicates night mode.
the SD card.
or
on the remote controller to adjust
(8) LCD brightness: Press
the screen brightness. The screen will show something like below:
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K. Player Software on PC
Run the player software
(included in the CD).
NOTE: The software requires Direct X version 9.0 or above.
Channel 2
Channel 1
Google Map
Video seek bar
Vehicle speed
Control bar
Coordinate
G-Sensor
Audio Volume
NOTE: GPS coordinates, speed and map data are only available if GPS
receiver is connected to the device.
Play the video / file
Seek Bar
Play Speed
Seek Bar
Drag the car icon to quick search video.
Play Speed
Change playback speed (2x or 4x faster, normal, or -2x
or -4x slower)
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G-sensor
Display vehicle vibration as recorded by internal accelerometer.
X
Left and right movement
Y
Front and rear movement
Z
Vertical movement
Control bar
Previous File
Stop
Previous Frame
Play
Play Backward
Next Frame
Pause
Next File
Video backup.
Configuration
View map in a separate window
Open video (from file or memory disk)
Snapshot
Memory disk format and language setting
Google Map
If GPS data is available (a GPS antenna is attached to the device at the
time of recording), the screen will show the vehicle route using Google Map
To open the Google Map in a separate window, select
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L. File Backup
On the player software, select
and the following window will open.
1
3
2
4
5
To backup video:
(1) Select the path of the memory disk
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(2) Select the footage that you want to backup
(3) Select the Backup Format:
(a) Raw file (.sd)
Backup all footage information (video, audio, and GPS data).
This player software is needed to open the file
(b) AVI File (*.avi)
Backup video and audio to a format that other media player can
open. GPS data will be lost.
chn01 indicates channel 1 footage
chn02 indicates channel 2 footage
(4) Step 4: Select the destination folder of the file.
(5) Step 5: Select Backup to start.
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M. Configuring the Memory Disk
Before using the memory disk, you need to firstly format and configure the
disk. For disk formatting, please refer to “Formatting the Memory ” on page
23.
To configure the memory disk:
(1) Plug the memory disk to your computer (see page 6).
(2) Run the player software
(3) Select
(included in the CD).
to open the configuration window
Video
Quality
Select the video quality: High/
Normal / Low
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Set the number of frames per
second.
NTSC: 5, 10, 15, 20, 30
PAL: 5, 10, 15, 20, 25
Video Frame
Rate
Set the frame size
D1
720 x 480 (NTSC)
720 x 288 (PAL)
CIF
360 x 240 (NTSC)
360 x 288 (PAL)
Enter information such as the driver’s
name or license plate number to help
identifying memory disks when the
device is used in a fleet.
This function can encrypt the data
and prevent unauthorized access.
Maximum letters. Password can
contain maximum 15 letters.
Video
Format
Car
Information
NOTE: Password is case-sensitive.
Always keep passwords in secure
location.
Password
After passwords are setup, you will
need to enter the password to access
the disk (video playback,
configuration, formatting, etc.)
Time zone
Set the time zone.
Unit of
Speed
Set the unit of speed.
Km/h: kilometer per hour
Mile/h: mile per hour
Knot:knot per hour
Set the G-sensor threshold to
activate emergency recording.
G-Sensor
Sensitivity
Five options are available: OFF, very
low, low, normal, high, very high
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Daylight
Saving Time
Turn on/off daylight saving. If this
option is enabled, the device’s LCD
screen will show “DST” after the time
stamp.
Audio
Recording
Turn on/off audio recording.
Set when to turn off the screen to
save energy:
Always On
Never turn the screen off
Intelligent
Turns the screen of after a
certain time period of
inactivity.
Intelligent GPS
Turn the screen off when the
vehicle reaches certain speed
for a certain time period
Screen
Energy
Saving
NOTE: Pressing any button on the
remote controller will turn on the LCD
screen. The screen will turn off again
after a period of inactivity.
NOTE: Intelligent GPS is only active
is a GPS antenna is attached to the
device.
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N. Video Playback
You may play recorded video 1) on the built-in screen or 2) on computer
On-Screen Playback
Press either
or
button on the remote controller, and the system
will switch to playback mode (see below). The device stops recording in the
playback mode.
Manual recording
G-Sensor recording
(1) Press the
or
button to select the footage in the list
(2) Press the
footage.S
or
button to select the previous or next page of
(3) After the desired footage is selected, press
(4) To pause video, press
to play the video.
. To resume playing, press
(5) To stop playing and return to the playback list, press
(6) To stop playback and return to live recording mode, press
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Playback on Computer
On the software player, select
and the following window will appear:
1
2
(1) Select the path of the memory disk or a backup file on the hard
disk.
(2) Double click the desired footage to play the file.
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O. Image Snapshot
While playing a footage on the software player, you may take a snapshot of
. The player will save the file to *.bmp
the current frame by selecting
format and open the destination folder:
P. Formatting the Memory Disk
Important
Formatting/restoring the memory disk will erase all data in the disk.
Formatting the disk
Before using a newly purchased memory disk, or when repurposing an
used disk for the device, the memory disk must be formatted first.
Restoring Disk Capacity
If you want to repurpose the memory disk for other uses (e.g. for computer
or digital camera), you need to restore the disk. All recorded data will be
erased from the disk.
Formatting/Restoring
To format/restore the memory disk:
(1) Plug the memory disk to your computer (see page 6).
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(2) Run the player software
(3) Select
User Manual
(included in the CD).
to open the disk
format window.
(4) Select the memory disk
(5) Select the Format or Restore
button.
Troubleshooting
(1) Before formatting or restoring, make sure the disk is not locked.
Unlock
Lock
(2) If you are still unable to format/restore the memory disk, close the
software player, and then re-open the player as administrator:
(3) If you still cannot format/restore the memory disk, log out of Windows
and re-log in as administrator.
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Q. Player Language Setting
The software player supports multiple language interface (11 languages at
time of writing).
To change the user interface language of the software player:
(1) Run the player software
(2) Select
(included in the CD).
to open the tool window.
(3) Select the language setting and then close the window.
(4) You need to close and re-open the player for the effect to
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