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Group buy for the 4k Blackvue Dashcam?

Discussion in 'Model S: Interior & Exterior' started by viper2ko, Apr 24, 2018.

  1. bayarea_joe

    bayarea_joe Member

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    I am also interested in joining Blackvue group buy
     
  2. Don TLR

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    Interested..
     
  3. HeinrichJ729

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    Please add me to the list also! What's the best option to setup 4 channels so you also have video of the sides?
     
  4. Akikiki

    Akikiki A'-Lo-HA ! y'all

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    Answer to your question is: You will need two each two-channel dashcams. You probably would want to install one on the front windshield and side quarter window. Then the other on the back window and other side window. That's what I did.

    The buy may be over. Unless he extended it without informing us on TMC, last day was Monday.
    I'd bet there will be another. But don't know when.
     
  5. EVTuning

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    If you're interested instead of typing "interested" send me an Email [email protected] I can continue to take orders BUT you wont see it until June at this point. They already sold out of the second production that's shipping on May 8th so as long as you're cool with waiting until then to take delivery I will continue to take orders. Email or message me with your first name, last name, whether you want 1 or 2 CH and what size card. I'll send you a custom shopping cart link to checkout with. Any additional questions also send me an Email and I will response as fast as I can. Keep in mind I'm east coast so the west coast people may not get an answer right away.

    I apologize for not posting about this sooner I lost track of how far this thread had gone in a couple days!
     
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  6. EVTuning

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    We just did one of these installs on a Model X.

    My recommendation would be Front and LF Door so if you're at a traffic stop you can turn it on manually to record the traffic stop. Then Rear and RF Door for the other one. It's a bit of a pain to install and Blackvue tries to make you pay to have two camera's on the same account so you either need to make two accounts or pay them to have 2 on one account.
     
  7. Naonak

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    I have it in the cam now... so now we wait... :)
     
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    How should one think about the amount of memory needed? I drive about 3 hours a day commuting and car is in a public parking spot at work usually 8-10 hours. Was considering a 64gb but eager to hear opinions. Thanks
     
  9. EVTuning

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    64 should be sufficient. It won’t overwrite an incident or event so you don’t have to worry about running out for the most part. With the discount a lot of people have been splurging on the 128 just because.
     
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    I have given up on the word "soon" in Tesla a long time ago!
     
  12. EVTuning

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    Yea time is relative. In Tesla’s universe it’s always longer than you’d like. You’re welcome to message me about the group buy or hold out and wait but I think you’ll find it’ll be quite a while where there are other priorities for the company than this feature right now.
     
  13. Akikiki

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    So what if you put the dash cam in this month and next month they enable the AP for recording. So what? Dashcams are security. You can't have too much security.
     
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  14. BigD0g

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    Not to mention these dashcams should be much better quality then Tesla’s grey scale cams
     
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  15. Akikiki

    Akikiki A'-Lo-HA ! y'all

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    I think few people have thought about what it would take for Tesla to enable the AP camera to dashcam. Aside from making short files so they are portable, where are is it going to be stored? People are going to have to add USB Flash drives, so Tesla can write to them. And the car is currently using USB for reading music. See a whole new selection and control process on the touchscreen.

    If Tesla does the front camera, people are going to complain that they want the rear two. Now you have doubled the storage requirement for the same length of time. If Tesla does both the front and rear, people are going to complain that they want the sides too. See where this is going?

    Right now, we have the power ourselves to add recording by adding our own dashcams and turn it on or off whenever.
     
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  16. Akikiki

    Akikiki A'-Lo-HA ! y'all

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    Received my DR900S-2CH today. Yep, Sunday - don't know how he did that. It was an easy swap since the mounts, power and rear camera cable are all the same. Easy. Up and running in 5 minutes !


    (Anyone interested in a 1 year old DR650S-2CH at a good price?) PM me.
     
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    Awesome!! My pair are suppose to arrive today!!
     
  18. EVTuning

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    Glad that they are starting to show up. All I can smell in my car is packaging tape adhesive !! Here are some pictures from the shipping party we had to get them all out the door the same day they arrived!

    Anyone still interested that didn’t get in on the first round PM me for details on getting your DR900S.
     

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  19. BigD0g

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    Let the games begin when I get home!

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  20. Akikiki

    Akikiki A'-Lo-HA ! y'all

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    Folks, - every one installing your DR900 !! Don't forget, Blackvue puts your cam's unique password on the body of the main camera. Also capture the serial number. You can see it after you remove the mount. Take a picture or scan it. The password is NOT in the booklet. Write it down for your next tat so you don't need to pull it out of the car just to connect to it. (DR750 is the same way.)
     
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