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2019 Aftermarket dashcam for AP1 Model X

Discussion in 'Model X' started by balefire, May 13, 2019.

  1. balefire

    balefire Member

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    After a recent unwitnessed small parking lot mishap, I now want to get a dash cam.

    Some old threads point to Topfit for AP1 MX but that has since sold out.

    Is my only solution a custom install with something like Blackvue?
    If so, will a single device catch things like parking lot dings to the door?
    I've seen custom 2 and 4 channel Blackvue installs... Hoping that's not needed.
    Thanks
     
  2. Tam

    Tam Well-Known Member

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    Usually, 1 channel BlackVue would record the front and it would miss everything else.

    If you have 2 channels, it usually covers front and back but would miss the right and left sides.

    You might want to try:

    Waylens Secure360. The top half of picture is front view, the bottom half is rear view but you can still see the sides.

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  3. balefire

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    I knew about the waylens horizon but not that secure360. Thanks for the heads up. However, the reviews on Amazon we're just so so. Seems like a gamble that I'm a little reluctant to do if I'm going to go through the effort to have a custom install...
     
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    You may find that even witnessed parking lot events are hard to get any money to repair
     
  5. WaylensPM

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    @balefire We do offer a 30-day risk-free test drive of our Secure360 camera (found here) on the website and at local Best Buy stores near you across the US. We're working hard to make the product better from customer input (bad reviews teach us what to fix)!
     
  6. balefire

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    Well, I always like it when a company participates in a forum.
    So I pulled the trigger on the Waylens Secure360 4G!
     
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    What do I need to order with the 4G unit for installation into my X?
     
  8. Pilot Steve

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    Owl cam is another dash cam that works well. That is what I have and does a good job
     
  9. balefire

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    A 256GB microSD that is at least U1. I got a U3 card.

    Nothing else was needed for my installer.
    Came with windshield mount and direct wire.
    Happy so far.
    Will post pics.
     
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  10. balefire

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    My waylens secure360 device is currently 1.10.
    It downloaded update 1.13 but will not install.
    How can this be fixed?
    Thanks
     
  11. Pilot Steve

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    If someone could post pics of waylens secure360 would be helpful
     
  12. Pilot Steve

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    This is what an owl cam looks like
     

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  13. balefire

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    Here is my hard wired install
     

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  14. Alex D

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    I just upgraded to a new lease, where the dash cam functionality is build in.
    I'm selling my BlackVue 650 GWRS Dual Channel dash cam, if you're interested. Works perfectly fine, we just don't need it anymore.
     

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