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Does anyone get the dash cam for your model X ?

Discussion in 'Model X' started by guipingfang, Jul 19, 2017.

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  1. guipingfang

    guipingfang Member

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    One of my friend is considerating to buy a dash cam for his model X.I do not have the dash cam for my model S.I think it is not imprtant for me.And he got the dash cam and show me a picture for sharing.What do you think whether it need to install a dash cam in your car or not?Does it necessary? 微信图片_20170720113519.jpg
     
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    Remember famous tennis player Venus Williams who was blamed for running red light which resulted in 1 death?

    She told the police that she did not run red light and she told them that her light was green!

    She should have paid for a dash cam to prove what she claimed.

    But she didn't.

    So no body believed her.

    The police wrote down on the report that she ran a red light and it was her fault!

    Fortunately, there's a private security camera in a building that proved that she was right.

    She could be in a lot of trouble if it was only her words without any video proof!
     
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    Yeah,so it is a proof for the driver sometimes.How about making it more fun or someting interesting?This dash cam be more convinent than any CAM.Because it can take a picture by waving your hands so if you see a thief is stealing if you could not report on time maybe you can provide a picture for proof.
     
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    I just got mine two days ago. It works as expected.
    for Model X AP2

    Is that necessary or just a gimmick ? Good question, I will see in future.
     
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    This stuff makes me so mad. So many silly laws to render any citizen a criminal at any time. Certain counties will also confiscate property.
     
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    NC has this law also.
     
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    It is just like another form of insurance: You don't need it most of the time but just in case, you might need it at a moment that is least expected.
     
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    Peteybabes redneck drivin' a tesla...

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    helped my brother when a lady turned in front of him and hit the brake and stopped so he would hit her.

    several witnesses were present to see that it was intentional and they lady claimed she was a lawyer (actually ex-wife of one).

    The camera proved that my brother did 3 things, slammed on his brakes, honked, and swerved as much as possible.

    One of the many "ambulance chasers" that called my brother was a body shop that claimed that they fixed this ladies car all the time!! which lead us to believe that she was in collusion with them so that they could get big insurance checks on behalf of her wrecks that they could repair for much less...

    she refuted the idea that she was at fault and the case was brought to court, my brother simply showed the prosecutor the dash cam video and 2-3 witnesses gave statements and he told my brother to leave as this case was clearly her fault.

    all this being said i haven't installed a camera on my MX yet as i would love a 3-4+ channel system, but will have to grab a 2 channel sooner rather than later if something doesn't come up soon.
     
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    What kind of dash cam did you get?Would you mind sharing the using experience for us or any advice?
     
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    Wow,so it seems so important for us to install a dash cam,so glad to hear a real story from you.Thanks for your sharing.So I want to explain that the question what I ask is want to someone can foucus on the fact by the dash cam rather than just for gimmick.
     
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    For most people, it's only useful if something bad happens to them so they can prove what happened.

    Even though nothing bad has happened to me, my dash cam is still very useful for me.

    I've been documenting what has happened when I drive with my new Autopilot 2 and I have learned a lot from its recordings.

    I then realize that Autopilot makes different sounds and by reviewing the dash cam, and now I know what they mean.

    When Autopilot doesn't work as I expect it to, I just reviewed the dash cam and analyzed it and be ready for the next time.

    So, it's been very fun for me with my dash cam!
     
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    I have a Blackvue in my old car and caught many odd things on the road that didn't have any major ramifications, just kooky drivers. I did send my cam video to someone that got into an accident in front of me on the freeway that rear eneded someone in a "sudden-stop" situation. We also supplied footage to the police for some highway racing shenanigans by a dozen ricers/bikes, but the footage was too grainy to read any license plates. That's why I'm installing a higher resolution dash cam in my Model X.
     
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    Peteybabes redneck drivin' a tesla...

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    this is the first time i'm posting my own footage online, but I witnessed this truck jackknifing in november/december of 2013 when i was on my way to Chicago in terrible conditions to switch my Lexus LS430 for a Lexus LS460L. roads north of Indianapolis where the best looking that i had seen the whole journey, but as anybody that drives that section knows, the winds are strong across the flat farmland (which is why there's wind farms here) and trucks get blown over even on a dry day.

    We were driving about 45MPH on this stretch...

     
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    Thank you for your sharing,I think we should pay more attention on the chosing dash cam.Wold you mind share me what kind of dash cam do you use now?
     
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    So it is very important for us about the dash cam resolution,if we need provide some proof to the police or someone.The picture should be clear enough there.the fllowing picture is from my best friend dash cam.Do you think it is clear ebough?
     

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    As for you,it has a defferent meaning for you.If the dash cam producer here aome massage like this comment.I think it will be so satisfied and glad.Thank you so much for your sharing.
     

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