dash cam

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This year I have reviewed my fair share of dashcams. They seem to have finally made their way to the mainstream US market and I believe that is a good thing. Cause a picture (or video in this case) is definitely worth a thousand words especially in an accident. Several of these dashcams were from VicoVation [...]

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vico-mf2_layingontable

Last month I reviewed the VicoVation OPIA2, a high end, 2K "Extreme" HD, Ultra High Dynamic Range (UHDR) dashcam with a more than solid feature set. The Vico-MF2 is VicoVation's more moderately priced, mid-range dashcam with the same stellar resolution and more built-in features out of the box for approximately half the price. Let's see [...]

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VicoVation OPIA 2 dashcam review

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Like surveillance systems, dashcams are the type of device that once installed and configured, the hope is that you never need to use/access its video footage. But you never know when you are going to be in or witness an accident or other noteworthy happenstance while driving. While popular around the world, dashcams are slowly gaining popularity here in [...]

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Thinkware F50 dashcam review

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As Julie has mentioned in previous dashcam reviews, this type of device is engineered to not only record your driving adventures, but also document the circumstances "in the event of an accident or for capturing footage of streaking meteors or streaking people on your drives". While I have yet to witness any naked people run in [...]

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thinkware-f750-1

Dash cams are becoming more popular every day and when a product becomes popular, you start seeing a lot of brands from the very inexpensive (some would say cheap) to very expensive (some would say spendy). Today I am taking a look at the Thinkware F750 dash cam which lands in the expensive category with an [...]

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pyle-dual

We've reviewed a LOT of dash cams over the years, but I think this new dash cam from Pyle is the first one I'd seen that has two cameras. The Pyle Dual Camera & Monitor DVR System fits over your vehicle's existing rearview mirror and has a camera to point out the windshield and one [...]

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lukas-dash-camera-lk-7950-1

Dash cameras have historically been more prevalent in many other countries than in the US.  (remember the endless dash-cam footage of the Chelyabinsk meteor in 2013?) Recently, dash-cams are becoming more popular in the States, either to have as an archive in case of an accident or to record a drive you rather not have your insurance company know about. [...]

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papago-268-1

I have been reluctant to step into the dash cam market because I felt it was too much effort to install one and run the wiring through the car.  Also, I didn't feel like having a camera hanging from my window. When fellow Gadgeteer, Dave, asked if I could review the Papago! GoSafe 268 dash [...]

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OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

If you’ve been looking for a dash cam, be sure to check out the Swann Navigator HD Dash Camera - 1080p Portable Vehicle Recorder with GPS Tracking.  It’s got a ton of features and it’s easy to install and easy to use. And it may be the best deal on collision insurance available. The Swann [...]

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cobra-drivehd-1

Dash cams are the type of gadget that once you setup, you hope you never need to use it. That's because they are typically only used after you've had an accident or witnessed some other unusual event while driving. I like having a dash cam in my MINI Cooper because I never know when bigfoot [...]

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cobra875g

Dash cams are becoming a popular gadget for car owners. They tend to be a set and forget type of gadgets that you only need when something unusual or bad happens, like an accident. The new Cobra Electronics CDR875G Dash Cam has all the features that you've come to expect with a dash cam like [...]

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swann-dashcam

The other day someone asked me to name my favorite dash cam. I said that it's currently the Magellan MiVue 658 HD dash cam because it has WiFi, GPS and a touchscreen. These are all features that are lacking on the majority of dash cams that are currently on the market. I then followed up [...]

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papago-gosafe530-1

Dash cams are the type of gadgets that you setup and then forget. They are more of an insurance policy than a gadget that you can enjoy on a daily basis. A good dash cam can potentially save you money if you get in an accident. Video footage might help you prove that the accident [...]

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yada_dashcam_6

About a year ago, I was in a collision caused by a driver who suddenly turned in front of me. I took a lot of pictures, one of which eventually proved that I was not at fault, but a dash cam such as the Yada Dash Road Cam HD would have given the insurance company [...]

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Let me start by saying that until I had this system installed, I had never once thought that I would ever want or need a Dashcam.  After several weeks using this ZeroEdge Dual-lens Car Camera , I am very happy that I accepted this opportunity to review this item (and had it professionally installed).  The [...]

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