The following diagrams explain each part of the BlackVue dashcam.
Front camera #
A) Lock button
B) Mounting bracket
C) Front security LED:
: Lights on during (i) normal mode, (ii) an event is being recorded (impact detected), (iii) manual recording has started, or (iv) motion is detected in parking mode.
: Blinks slowly during parking mode motion detection standby.
D) Camera lens
A) GPS LED:
: Lights blue when GPS is on.
: Blinks blue quickly when GPS is turning off.
C) Recording LED:
: Lights orange in normal mode.
: Lights red when (i) an event is being recorded (impact detected), or (ii) manual recording has started.
: Lights green in parking mode when motion is detected.
D) Bluetooth/ Wi-Fi/ LTE LED:
: Lights yellow when LTE is connected.
: Lights white when Wi-Fi is connected.
: Blinks Yellow slowly when Bluetooth is paired.
: Blinks Yellow quickly when Bluetooth is in pairing mode.
A) Proximity Sensor LED:
: Lights when proximity sensor is triggered.
B) Proximity Sensor:
Touch or wave a finger within 20mm of the sensor to trigger a customizable function.
• Available options:
– Turn on/off audio recording (default)
– Manual recording trigger
A) Micro USB port
B) DC in (power connector)
C) microSD card slot
D) Wi-Fi button: Press once to turn on/off Wi-Fi.
Interior camera #
A) Mounting bracket
B) Camera lens
C) Illumination sensor
D) IR LED
A) V out (Front camera connection port)
B) Security LED
: Stays ON in all recording modes.
The illumination sensor detects when it is dark and activates the IR LEDs for optimal interior recording.
Removing and inserting the front camera #
A) Connectivity details label: Default Wi-Fi SSID / Default Wi-Fi password / Cloud code / QR code
B) Serial number label
• To remove the dashcam from its bracket, press the LOCK button and pull the dashcam out of the mounting bracket.
• To insert the dashcam into its bracket, push the dashcam into the mounting bracket until it “clicks” in.
Rear camera #
A) Illumination Sensor
B) Camera Lens
C) V out (Front camera connection port)
D) External Mounting Bracket
E) IR LED
The illumination sensor detects when it is dark and activates the 6 IR LEDs which help to pick up more detail in dark areas.
The rear camera housing is completely dust-proof and waterproof (tested to function normally after being immersed in 1m of water for 30 minutes). The integrated hood helps shield the lens from the elements.
USB Hub #
A) Multiple micro USB ports
Use cases #
Without USB Hub
With USB Hub
E) USB Hub