Rexing V1Dash camera
There are so many Dash cameras to choose from in the market. Hundreds of companies are marketing their products to customers. Dash cameras are gaining popularity nowadays due to a rise in road accidents, which kill approximately 3200 people every day. This is why we will review the Rexing V1 dash camera in this article. Instructions manuals for a dash camera can often be inaccurate but after reading this article you will find that the Rexing V1 is quite easy to handle.
This dash camera has all the usual features expected of a dash camera such as auto on/off, loop recording, stamp for date and time, G-sensor etc but its unique shape is what makes it different from the rest. Its stealthy feature will be your best friend if someone tries to steal your car. Since stealthy features reduce its visibility from other people, carjackers won’t know that they are being recorded.
What is Rexing V1Dash camera?
It has won a silver award in car camera guide’s website. It has taken many people by surprise with more than 3000 reviews on Amazon. We have seen many dash cameras which will cost several times more for the same performance as the Rexing V1.
There is a port to install a GPS module but you will have to spend $30 to buy one. We think that it is worth the investment since a GPS would give you the option to see the date and location of your vehicle. Such information can be very useful during insurance or damage claims.
It does not contain safety features such as lane departure or collision warnings for drivers but most care doesn’t care about these features anyway.
The dash camera records 1080P FHD resolution at 30fps and offers excellent video quality for its price tag. Users can install maximum 128 GB memory and record videos in intervals of 3, 5, or 10 minutes. The lens of the camera record at 170 degrees with six layers of the glass lens.
History of the Rexing V1Dash camera
The history of the Rexing V1 dash camera goes back to early 2016 when it was released by a company based in China. Its wedge-like appearance will make it stick to the windshield at ease. This camera does not require any mount so installation time is less than other dash cameras. It is also stealthier than due to its wedge-like shape.
Unlike other similar Dash cameras, it is slightly bigger in size. We assure you that it will not interfere with the driver’s vision if installed behind the mirror. The size of the screen is 2.4 inches, which is bigger than most dash cameras we have looked at so far. The buttons are also big and the camera will not get hot very quickly due to good air circulation.
How to use the Rexing V1’s Dash camera
Before I discuss how to use the Rexing V1 dash camera, check your package for the following items.
If any of the other items except for the ‘thank you’ card is missing, go to the store top change it. Don’t make the mistake of buying a USB cable if the package does not come with one.
A brief installation manual for the Rexing V1 camera
Some safety tips for the dash camera
Charging the battery
Connect the camera to the USB car charger to charge and then plug the charger into the cigarette lighter of your car or the 12V DC power supply.
During charging it is normal for the device will heat up. Also, the device will not turn on automatically is the camera has no charge.
Inserting the memory card
Removing the memory card
Some other basic operations of the Dash camera
We also recommend that you keep the time-lapse record option off. Additionally, keep audio recording option at all times.
Q.How many minutes can be recorded in 32 GB storage of the camera?
Ans: It depends on your resolution. If higher resolution, minutes recorded will be lower. It can record more than 5 hours of video.
If the resolution is 1080p, it takes 300MB space and record 3 minutes.
Ans: All Rexing Dash cameras come with 1-year warranty. We have tested it on high temperature but the results are not always guaranteed.
The warranty will not cover damage due to physical or liquid damage. In other cases, just come to us and we will repair it.
Ans: yes you can. Just press the OK button and wait 2 seconds.
Ans: Sorry, this model does not have this feature. You will need to buy a GPS to do that.
However, you can go to google maps and click on the map in satellite view. Measure the distance from a place to another to calculate the speed.
Q.Please help, my camera keeps rebooting itself.
Ans: It happens when the battery of your dash camera is empty.
From our observation, we have come to the conclusion that the camera gives good quality day and night video. It is also very simple to set up. However, to get the best out of the dash camera, installing a GPS might be necessary.
From the manual of the Rexing V1, we learned that the dash camera has an option to use the car’s license plate number for video watermarking. The Rexing V1 is one of those cameras which provide many features which are not seen in many other Dash cameras. Overall, it is a very competent camera.
17 December, 2017