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Kohl
15-01-2012, 10:40 AM
Wondering if anyone, in this forum, installed BlackVue and Power Magic Pro? I've several concerns:

1) Warranty Void
2) How the cables are routed and connected
3) If C4 has sufficient battery storage even for a day of camera's auto parking?

Regards
Kohl

vinzbiz
15-01-2012, 11:46 AM
Hi Kohl,

I don't have Blackvue yet, but from what I understand,

1) Blackvue is a plug-and-play device just like a GPS, so it should not void the CnC warranty.
2) It is connected to the cigarrete power. It would be easiest to get a professional workshop to hide the cables for about $30. But if any bros here know how to DIY, I would be interested too.
3) Will need other C4 bros with Blackvue to advise on this.

Ron Guy
15-01-2012, 12:46 PM
Hi bros,

If you just get the off-the-shelf BlackVUE box, it comes with a power cable that can be connected to a cigarette power point in your car, however, by doing so, you will not be able to turn on the Parking mode recording feature because the power supply of that point will be cut off once you switched off your car engine. As such, if you do the installation ($30) at the local authorized auto shop (see www.blackvue.com.sg website for the list of workshop), the guys at the shop will tap the power supply directly from the car battery source behind the panel below the driver air-con control display.
My ride is 10 mth old and I have been using for the past 4 mth already. I have ever parked at Sentosa for a weekend stay at RWS without any problem. I have been advised by the auto shop owner that if I did not install the Power Magic Pro, I will need to plug out the power supply to the device if I were to park for more than 2 days. I didn't install the Power Magic Pro at that time.
Yes, the cable can be all hidden behind the A pillar provided the device is mounted at the driver's side windscreen.


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Kohl
15-01-2012, 10:02 PM
Hi Ron Guy

Thanks for the feedback. I'm checking with the workshop if they could concealed the cables for C4GP.

You are right that the plug n play device shouldn't void the warranty but I'm not so sure about the power magic pro.

Possible to share some pics of your installation on the driver side of the windscreen? Thanks in advance.

Regards
Nigel

Ron Guy
15-01-2012, 11:57 PM
Here's the pics bro.

http://img.tapatalk.com/daba090b-04e9-af89.jpg
http://img.tapatalk.com/daba090b-0502-30eb.jpg
http://img.tapatalk.com/daba090b-051a-fbf4.jpg

The angle view pics:
http://img.tapatalk.com/daba090b-0569-7748.jpg



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Ron Guy
16-01-2012, 12:04 AM
By the way, I did it at Aesmod autos. Not that I like to go Geylang, but it seemed that they are more experienced with C4GPs and it only took them 20 mins to complete the whole instalation job. 😊


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Kohl
16-01-2012, 08:35 PM
Bro,

The reason for locating the camera recorder on the driver windscreen is due to the limited length of the cable?

Wondering if they would entertain customer who didn't purchase the camera recorder from them?

Thanks
Kohl

Ron Guy
16-01-2012, 09:23 PM
Hi Kohl,
Not really, it was meant to hide all the cables. The design of our ride makes it difficult to hide all the cables if the device were to be mounted at the top center of the windscreen.
No harm calling any of the authorized shops and see if they can do it for you for a fee. I suggest you can try and call Aesmod first as they have done GPs before including mine.


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vinzbiz
16-01-2012, 09:38 PM
Hi Ron Guy,
Just wondering, have you explored with the workshop before if it is possible to hide the cables inside the sliding sun visor? This is if die die must put the BlackVue at the center of the windscreen.

Ron Guy
17-01-2012, 12:06 AM
Yes, the guy at the shop said it was not possible to hide the cables if placed at the center.
I am ok with the side after he showed me that the angle can fully cover both sides of the A-pillar.


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nextreal
17-01-2012, 06:07 PM
Yes, the guy at the shop said it was not possible to hide the cables if placed at the center.
I am ok with the side after he showed me that the angle can fully cover both sides of the A-pillar.


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That's sad. I was hoping to install the camera in the centre.

Ram Ram
17-01-2012, 07:11 PM
If I'm installing one, I am considering it to be installed in the center, in front of the rear view mirror. I don't mind that the wires can be seen so long it can be tucked neatly at the side of the 'track' for the mirror.

Are the wires thick?

nextreal
17-01-2012, 08:28 PM
Normal USB cable thickness.

raid
19-01-2012, 11:56 PM
I installed the camera on the top right of the windscreen. Able to capture the full front view as the lens is wide enough...

I didn't install the power box though. If I ever have to leave my car for more than a week, just unplug the plug!! :)

raid
19-01-2012, 11:58 PM
Ron, is urs the HD version? My device looks the same as urs, mounted at the same position, but weird thing is... I can't make out the number plate when I playback on my pc... It's fuzzy.... Hmmm

Ron Guy
20-01-2012, 09:11 AM
Hi raid,
No, mine is the DR350 non-HD model. There wasn't a HD one for BlackVUE yet when I bought the device.
Yes, the quality is not as good as the HD one and sometimes if you are traveling fast, you won't be able to see the car plate number clearly in front. I believe the HD one will be much clearer. I might be considering changing to a HD model later and switch the current one to the rear.
For us to change is quite easy. Just plug out the popiah and insert in the new one. The mounting and power supply are all the same.


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nextreal
20-01-2012, 11:07 PM
Just collected mine today. Also clarified that although there's warranty for the popiahs, it's not local warranty. If I need to claim, I still need to send it back to Korea via him. And I have to bear shipping fees of $20.

So, that ebay deal is probably the best now.

Kohl
20-01-2012, 11:21 PM
nextreal

Who's him. Just curious!

popofinfin
21-01-2012, 01:43 AM
nextreal

Who's him. Just curious!

Colin bought from a guy name Xavier who had organized GB in other forum :)

firebug33
21-01-2012, 09:26 AM
Hi Colin,
I just got mine recently as well. Which workshop do u plan to go for installation?

Just collected mine today. Also clarified that although there's warranty for the popiahs, it's not local warranty. If I need to claim, I still need to send it back to Korea via him. And I have to bear shipping fees of $20.

So, that ebay deal is probably the best now.

voyager
21-01-2012, 09:39 AM
hi firebug33 :-)

i believe i saw you at Pod yesterday :-)

i had forgotten your nick, and wasn't sure if it was you.

nextreal
21-01-2012, 11:17 AM
Colin bought from a guy name Xavier who had organized GB in other forum :)

It wasn't exactly a GB. He is a seller with a registered company. Nice fellow but there's now a cheaper avenue.

nextreal
21-01-2012, 11:18 AM
Hi Colin,
I just got mine recently as well. Which workshop do u plan to go for installation?

He gave me the contacts of a workshop at Sin Ming. You wanna try that one too?

firebug33
21-01-2012, 12:16 PM
I got the same contact too....called them yesterday and today, no one picked up the phone. Was hoping to get it fixed up before Cny.

He gave me the contacts of a workshop at Sin Ming. You wanna try that one too?

firebug33
21-01-2012, 12:18 PM
Hi voyager,
Yup, I was there to collect my car back:)

hi firebug33 :-)

i believe i saw you at Pod yesterday :-)

i had forgotten your nick, and wasn't sure if it was you.

nextreal
21-01-2012, 12:24 PM
I got the same contact too....called them yesterday and today, no one picked up the phone. Was hoping to get it fixed up before Cny.

Normally during these few days, workshop will just be fulfilling backorders. We may have to wait till early to mid Feb earliest. I will call them next Wed or Thurs, but doubt I will get thru too.

popofinfin
21-01-2012, 04:36 PM
How about the workshop Ron Guy uses in Geylang area? Aestmod Auto.
Maybe they are able to help.

Kohl
22-01-2012, 10:01 AM
I ordered my BV through Xavier Chong as well. Nice and friendly chap.

He recommended Kakit Bukit initially but the workshop decline the shop with the reason that they don't recommend for C4GP due to the large panoramic windscreen.

The next alternative is Sing Ming and I have yet to install my power magic.

nextreal
22-01-2012, 10:43 AM
That makes 3 of us.

I tried formatting the card and reinstalling the firmware as per his instructions, but the popiah doesn't recognize the card anymore. Any of you upgraded?

firebug33
22-01-2012, 11:32 PM
Hi Colin,
Mine works fine after the upgrade.


That makes 3 of us.

I tried formatting the card and reinstalling the firmware as per his instructions, but the popiah doesn't recognize the card anymore. Any of you upgraded?

Ron Guy
23-01-2012, 12:32 AM
Mine is a different model and I have upgraded the firmware a couple of times without any problem.


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nextreal
23-01-2012, 07:59 AM
I'm reinstalling it now to try.

unltd
28-01-2012, 09:53 AM
Hi folks, I just ordered in 2 units of DR400G from ebay, was wondering where you guys do the installation and price for the C4GP.

If you think it's confidential, please PM me.

Thanks in advance!

Ron Guy
28-01-2012, 04:15 PM
Hi unitd,

Below is a list of local BlackVUE authorized resellers that you might like to call up and ask if they would install for you for a fee.
For me, I bought my BlackVUE DR350 and installed it at Aestmod Auto. The installation charge was $30/- then.

List of authorized resellers:

Aestmod Auto LLP,
23, Lorong 11 Geylang,
Singapore S388715.
Keeve @ 8111 9998
www.aestmod.com

Vim Auto Air Con and Accessories,
Blk 9, Defu Lane 10,
#01-498,
Singapore S539190.
Alex @ 6281 7990/ 8157 3455

Young Auto Gadget,
28, Sims Way (Lor 7),
Singapore S388837.
Young @ 8522 3456

Tabernacle (Auto) Services Pte. Ltd.,
41, Kian Teck Drive,
Singapore 628855
Lawrence @ 6268 5026

Nightz Concepts Lighting Artworks &
Accessories,
No.50 serangoon North Avenue 4,
# 02-18, First Center,
Singapore S555856.
Dave @ 6483 4838/ 9003 5540
www.nightzconcepts.com.sg


Sung Beng Auto (since 1969)
342, Circuit Road,
Singapore S379494
(beside Mc Pherson MRT)
Frankie @ 9100 7718/ 6745 3266
www.sungbeng.com


Express Motion Pte. Ltd.
920, Upper Thomson Road,
Singapore 787117
Mary @ 6453 4522


Project-S Pte. Ltd.,
10 Admiralty Street,
#03-75, Northlink Building,
Singapore 757695
Raymond @ 6483 9475

Hai Wee Enterprise,
Blk 271, Bukit Batok East Ave 4,
#01-140,
Singapore S650271
Desmond @ 6566 5983

833 Motorsports Pte. Ltd.
Blk 20, Sin Ming Industrial Estate
Sector A,
#01-16 Singapore S575678
Edmund @ 9233 0833/ 6457 7833
www.833motorsports.com




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nextreal
28-01-2012, 07:25 PM
Hi folks, I just ordered in 2 units of DR400G from ebay, was wondering where you guys do the installation and price for the C4GP.

If you think it's confidential, please PM me.

Thanks in advance!

I installed mine at 833 Motorsport this morning. $40. Good workmanship. He was able to conceal the cable even when the popiah is mounted right at the centre of the windscreen.

Just a note about the DR400's coverage. Somehow, it doesn't seem as wide as Ron_Guy's DR350.

Ron Guy
28-01-2012, 07:45 PM
Hi Colin,
Did you install the rear one? Just considering doing so but do know where will they get the power source from the rear.



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firebug33
28-01-2012, 08:09 PM
Hi Colin,
Did you give them a call and make an appointment before going down? I have been calling them last few days and no one picked up the phone.

I installed mine at 833 Motorsport this morning. $40. Good workmanship. He was able to conceal the cable even when the popiah is mounted right at the centre of the windscreen.

Just a note about the DR400's coverage. Somehow, it doesn't seem as wide as Ron_Guy's DR350.

nextreal
28-01-2012, 08:56 PM
Hi Colin,
Did you install the rear one? Just considering doing so but do know where will they get the power source from the rear.



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I am installing only 1 per car. If I'm not wrong, the rear installation should cost $60, because they need to extend the cable.

Btw, do remember to tell them how you want the popiah to behave after the ignition is off. I wanted it to totally shut down, so it was tapped to the audio power. If you want it on for Parking Mode, I think they will tap direct to the battery.

nextreal
28-01-2012, 08:59 PM
Hi Colin,
Did you give them a call and make an appointment before going down? I have been calling them last few days and no one picked up the phone.

I was calling them the whole day on Thurs too. Finally got thru to Edmund in the late afternoon.

Tell you what. It looks like they are relatively free the entire week, looking at their schedule board. PM me your particulars (name, contact and license no), and I'll help insert you in their schedule when I'm there on Mon afternoon for my wife's car.

unltd
28-01-2012, 09:04 PM
I installed mine at 833 Motorsport this morning. $40. Good workmanship. He was able to conceal the cable even when the popiah is mounted right at the centre of the windscreen.

Just a note about the DR400's coverage. Somehow, it doesn't seem as wide as Ron_Guy's DR350.

Sounds good, if the can install in the centre and conceal the wires at the same time, will take note about the installation. I was thinking they would tap to the radio for the parking mode instead of direct to battery.

nextreal
28-01-2012, 09:19 PM
But radio will turn off instantly when engine is off, no? Sorry, you may be right. I'm super lousy in electrical and engineering.

unltd
29-01-2012, 08:15 AM
But radio will turn off instantly when engine is off, no? Sorry, you may be right. I'm super lousy in electrical and engineering. typically radio is kinda on "standby" when power is off, that's why there is the blinking red light cause it acts as a car alarm system (the horn and stuff) for most cars.

So alarm systems and these types of parking systems are usually linked to the radio power, but of course I am not a certified installer and I may be wrong la... hahahaha

nextreal
29-01-2012, 09:01 AM
Makes sense, but our radio has a blinking light?

unltd
29-01-2012, 04:58 PM
Makes sense, but our radio has a blinking light?

No leh, so the workshop has to check... hahahahaha

nextreal
31-01-2012, 07:08 PM
I installed mine at 833 Motorsport this morning. $40. Good workmanship. He was able to conceal the cable even when the popiah is mounted right at the centre of the windscreen.

Here are some photos of the placement of the popiah I took this morning. Notice the hidden cable.

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7025/6795159043_f80b36bc9c_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/nextreal/6795159043/)
2012-01-31 07.15.21 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/nextreal/6795159043/) by nextreal (http://www.flickr.com/people/nextreal/), on Flickr

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7166/6795157961_1072f2022d_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/nextreal/6795157961/)
2012-01-31 07.14.47 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/nextreal/6795157961/) by nextreal (http://www.flickr.com/people/nextreal/), on Flickr

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7016/6795161163_87b51207e5_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/nextreal/6795161163/)
2012-01-31 07.15.46 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/nextreal/6795161163/) by nextreal (http://www.flickr.com/people/nextreal/), on Flickr

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7143/6795160171_9b989c4caf_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/nextreal/6795160171/)
2012-01-31 07.15.04 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/nextreal/6795160171/) by nextreal (http://www.flickr.com/people/nextreal/), on Flickr

bigdaddy
31-01-2012, 07:28 PM
Nice and neat! Super LIKE!

nextreal
31-01-2012, 07:51 PM
Just a note about the DR400's coverage. Somehow, it doesn't seem as wide as Ron_Guy's DR350.

And here's an extract of a video taken with the DR400 to show the narrowness of the screen capture. I am also somewhat disappointed with the quality, especially when it's operating in the dark.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/nextreal/6795274401/

wildfaye29
31-01-2012, 07:55 PM
where did the wire run? i cant c it, means job well done!

Ron Guy
31-01-2012, 09:14 PM
Hi Colin,
The installation is very nicely done. Might consider to redo it when I change to the HD version.
By the way, I noticed the speed tracker wasn't displaying any figures, did you manage to turn it off manually?



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Ron Guy
31-01-2012, 09:57 PM
Hi Colin,
I think for my current popiah position which is placed higher up the windscreen, the BV can capture the scene up to the 2 A-pillars. Which means that the BV the cover up to the angle if someone were to hit my front side wing-fender.


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Pinkpan
31-01-2012, 10:35 PM
Hi Colin,
I think for my current popiah position which is placed higher up the windscreen, the BV can capture the scene up to the 2 A-pillars. Which means that the BV the cover up to the angle if someone were to hit my front side wing-fender.


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Colin, is this ur car?

popofinfin
31-01-2012, 11:35 PM
It looks good and neat. Functionally it looks pretty decent too.
Now waiting patiently for the GB to follow through after Bro ksng1960's can get the latest pricing. :)

Hen
31-01-2012, 11:39 PM
Hi,

How about Vigi? http://www.vigidrive.com/products/mtdr9/products.html

Not aware of Black Vue until now... seem stylish and good quality video

VnChink
31-01-2012, 11:59 PM
I'm thinking about purchasing the blackvue400 and also the blackmajic pro. I'm a bit confuse about the voltage setting for the black majic pro. Could you please tell me whats setting you put on there? Whats the diffence in the voltage 11.6v,11.8v,22.8v,and 23.2V? Does the voltage setting matters with the timer configuration? Also do you really need to have the black majic pro for the parking mode to function?

heres the link to the manual >> http://eng.pittasoft.com/sub1_view.php?idx=53&s=21

Thanks very much for the help!

voyager
01-02-2012, 12:56 AM
hallo VnChink :-)

happy 2012 to you and your family :-)

VnChink
01-02-2012, 03:23 AM
hello voyager! Happy New Years!

nextreal
01-02-2012, 05:31 AM
By the way, I noticed the speed tracker wasn't displaying any figures, did you manage to turn it off manually?



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No, I was travelling too slowly so it was displaying "---".

nextreal
01-02-2012, 05:34 AM
Hi Colin,
I think for my current popiah position which is placed higher up the windscreen, the BV can capture the scene up to the 2 A-pillars. Which means that the BV the cover up to the angle if someone were to hit my front side wing-fender.


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Yes, you are right. Like I wrote, it seems like your FOV is wider.

But one thing. Is your position higher than the positions of the windscreen that's wiped? I noticed that it has to be installed quite low, but if it's too low, it obstructs my view.

nextreal
01-02-2012, 05:34 AM
Colin, is this ur car?

Yes. That's my car.

Ron Guy
01-02-2012, 07:50 AM
Hi Colin,
My BV is mounted just below the sun-shade when you slide it down. It should be around the same level as the little rear view mirror. The popiah is just located above my head so it is not blocking my view.


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Pinkpan
01-02-2012, 09:06 AM
Yes. That's my car.

Your car label looks familiar.. :p

Ron Guy
01-02-2012, 10:00 AM
Hi Colin,
I apologize for being quite insensitive in my last post. From the last time we've met at the gathering, I recalled that you are so much taller than me.
In this case, the BV might become part of your forward view.
However, I believe this small popiah shouldn't block much unless you really don't like "popiah". If so, just think of it as a Sushi roll. Lol


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Ron Guy
01-02-2012, 10:18 AM
By the way, I have come across an Andriod Apps for our BlackVUE. The download URL is below:

http://www.androidzoom.com/android_applications/transportation/blackvue_becki.html

I didn't manage to try it out cos I haven't got any Andriod devices.

unltd
01-02-2012, 01:27 PM
Hi,

How about Vigi? http://www.vigidrive.com/products/mtdr9/products.html

Not aware of Black Vue until now... seem stylish and good quality video

It got pretty bad reviews after proper comparison.

http://www.mycarforum.com/index.php?showtopic=2672439

For that price, better keep away.

nextreal
01-02-2012, 05:48 PM
Your car label looks familiar.. :p

Which one?

nextreal
01-02-2012, 05:52 PM
Hi Colin,
I apologize for being quite insensitive in my last post. From the last time we've met at the gathering, I recalled that you are so much taller than me.
In this case, the BV might become part of your forward view.
However, I believe this small popiah shouldn't block much unless you really don't like "popiah". If so, just think of it as a Sushi roll. Lol


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No need to apologize, bro. It's not my height, but my fussiness with something in my view. At the current position now, I think the popiah distracts me already, can't imagine if it's right at my eye level. It will seem like a toilet roll. Haha.

In fact, I am so fussy about such distractions, I cannot stand dirt on the windscreen too. :P

nextreal
01-02-2012, 05:53 PM
By the way, I have come across an Andriod Apps for our BlackVUE. The download URL is below:

http://www.androidzoom.com/android_applications/transportation/blackvue_becki.html

I didn't manage to try it out cos I haven't got any Andriod devices.

Yes thanks, I have downloaded it for standby. Useful for instant playback if need be.

Pinkpan
01-02-2012, 09:07 PM
Which one?

the yellow one..

Hen
01-02-2012, 09:19 PM
It got pretty bad reviews after proper comparison.

http://www.mycarforum.com/index.php?showtopic=2672439

For that price, better keep away.

Thanks!

Think I should seriously consider Blackvue now, but what is the price range huh?

nextreal
02-02-2012, 06:56 PM
the yellow one..

You have one too?

chongsf
02-02-2012, 08:07 PM
I got my blackvue from Xavier. It's an export set but comes with 1 year warranty just that the seller has to bear the postage cost. His website is http://www.dsxuite.com.sg/

Pinkpan
02-02-2012, 08:26 PM
You have one too?

in a way used to have ba, now changed liao =P

Kohl
03-02-2012, 10:16 PM
Xavier's last name happened to be Chong as well!

Any relationship between Chongsf and Xavier?

nextreal
04-02-2012, 08:57 AM
Who is Chongsf?

nextreal
04-02-2012, 09:04 AM
Thanks!

Think I should seriously consider Blackvue now, but what is the price range huh?

Hi, from Xavier, it would be $360. From Ebay, it may be $70 - $80 cheaper before postage. Installation is separate, at $30 - $40.

nextreal
04-02-2012, 09:05 AM
in a way used to have ba, now changed liao =P

We can talk about this the next time we meet. ;)

chongsf
04-02-2012, 09:42 AM
Xavier's last name happened to be Chong as well!

Any relationship between Chongsf and Xavier?

I am not related to xavier. It just happen that both of us share the same surname.

Nextreal: I just join the citroen forum recently....

Hen
04-02-2012, 02:19 PM
Hi, from Xavier, it would be $360. From Ebay, it may be $70 - $80 cheaper before postage. Installation is separate, at $30 - $40.

I checked with one of the authorize dealer here, he quoted ~$600++ for DR400 (currently no stock) inclusive of power magic pro & installation!

nextreal
04-02-2012, 02:58 PM
I am not related to xavier. It just happen that both of us share the same surname.

Nextreal: I just join the citroen forum recently....

Oh, haha... Liddat also can relate. Kohl is suspicious? :D

nextreal
04-02-2012, 03:00 PM
I checked with one of the authorize dealer here, he quoted ~$600++ for DR400 (currently no stock) inclusive of power magic pro & installation!

The price varies wildly. The shop that installs my BV is retailing the DR-400G at $560, inclusive of the PMP and installation.

Hen
06-03-2012, 08:25 PM
Now at Blackvue website for DR-400G with Power Magic promotion price at $530. Is this a good deal?

I am also checking out Caidrox CD3000 from ZMC, any review?

bigdaddy
06-03-2012, 08:43 PM
I just installed a no brand popiah DVR for my wife's ride at only $150. HD quality recording. So far no issue with quality.
If u guys are interested I can check with this guy who does this freelance.

Hen
06-03-2012, 08:53 PM
I just installed a no brand popiah DVR for my wife's ride at only $150. HD quality recording. So far no issue with quality.
If u guys are interested I can check with this guy who does this freelance.

Hi, I'm interested as open for more options.

psfong
06-03-2012, 10:07 PM
I'm looking for a DVR with screen that can also double as a rear camera.. Got such a thing?

lgr
11-03-2012, 11:28 PM
Hi recently i bought a china (no brand) (ICE) camera DVR from IT show, but the company offer to fix my dvr to my battery is not very familiar with citroen. and all the rest of the company you guys post doesn't want to do my business. i need help. Is there any company does this for citroen?:(

Wes
12-03-2012, 12:54 AM
I just installed a no brand popiah DVR for my wife's ride at only $150. HD quality recording. So far no issue with quality.
If u guys are interested I can check with this guy who does this freelance.

Bro,
sorry for my ignorance, is your wife ride also a Picasso?
my question really is, does the guy able to do it on Picasso.

nextreal
12-03-2012, 04:47 PM
I'm looking for a DVR with screen that can also double as a rear camera.. Got such a thing?

Notice no one has replied yet.

Yes, I have seen such a cam before being sold at some forum I can't remember now, but the screen isn't too big to begin with. And I am not sure if the RCA plug of the RVC is connected directly onto the screen; if it is, it will sure look untidy.

nextreal
12-03-2012, 04:54 PM
Bro,
sorry for my ignorance, is your wife ride also a Picasso?
my question really is, does the guy able to do it on Picasso.

Honestly, installing a RVC on a Picasso is no different from any other higher end Jap car. The access to the tailgate piping and removal of the plastic panels don't look any more complicated than on my old Ody. Also, the fuse aren't any more complicated. As long as the don't touch the electronics, I think any reputable workshop can do it. Question is, are they willing if you don't buy anything from them.

Wes
17-03-2012, 03:45 AM
Guys -
saw this "very cheap" alternative to BlackVue.

anyone keen to try?

http://www.deal.com.sg/deals/singapore/S86-50-Vivendi-Glacies-Design-Car-Black-Box-Video-Recorder

http://www.deal.com.sg/sites/default/files/Car-DVDr.jpg

vokolyn
22-03-2012, 07:32 AM
Hi folks

If I install the car dvr and have it tap to the car battery for surveillance eg: using power magic etc, it wouldn't void the C&C warranty right?

Has anyone been warned about it?

Ron Guy
22-03-2012, 08:18 AM
Hi Vokolyn,
My BlackVUE power was being tapped directly from the car battery for the purpose of parking surveillance mode.
So far, C&C did not say anything when I go for my 10k and 20k servicing.


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wildfaye29
22-03-2012, 01:50 PM
Saw this on ebay:

http://www.ebay.com.sg/itm/NEW-BlackVue-DR400G-HD-ENGLISH-16GB-Vehicle-Car-Camera-BlackBox-DVR-GPS-Recorder-/120881479428?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item1c2518ff04

$310 include shipping.

Boleh?

vinzbiz
23-03-2012, 08:33 AM
Saw this on ebay:

http://www.ebay.com.sg/itm/NEW-BlackVue-DR400G-HD-ENGLISH-16GB-Vehicle-Car-Camera-BlackBox-DVR-GPS-Recorder-/120881479428?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item1c2518ff04

$310 include shipping.

Boleh?

Still waiting for below $300.. Kekeke..

The cheapest last time was $268 on ebay, missed it and now no more liao..

wildfaye29
23-03-2012, 08:44 AM
Wat Abt faults n replacements for Ebay purchases? this is Jus$50 cheaper than dxsuite. but dxsuite does the dirty job for u you right?

vokolyn
23-03-2012, 05:51 PM
Trying to decide between the Finevu cr300 or blackvue dr-400 model. The blackvue seems to have problems with overheating or stability.. but has inbuilt GPS that could be a fun thing. .

nextreal
23-03-2012, 08:50 PM
Wat Abt faults n replacements for Ebay purchases? this is Jus$50 cheaper than dxsuite. but dxsuite does the dirty job for u you right?

For $15 shipping charge, yes.

tmseah
28-03-2012, 11:16 AM
For those keen in getting here is the quote I get from funfunkorea in ebay.

USD232.75 was for DR400G-HD 16GB.If you would like 32GB is USD275.00.Above is the price inclusive of EMS shipping.

If you would like multiple items,we can offer USD198.00 each DR400G-HD 16GB without shipping.As for 32GB, we can offer to you at USD240.00.EMS fee will be charged actual fee. DR350 is USD85.00 without shipping.

Power Magic = USD$ 20
Power Magic Pro = USD$ 35

tmseah
28-03-2012, 01:29 PM
Hi

I am very tempted to get one. Can anyone share with me what is the different in getting a 16GB and 32GB? Also is Power Magic good enough or better to upgrade to Magic Pro. I am thinking of getting the 16GB and just buy a 32GB memory card (or even 64GB) in Singapore. The price different is around $50.

nextreal
28-03-2012, 04:15 PM
16GB records about 5hrs worth of video at full res. I guess 32GB doubles the recording time.

wnichola
28-03-2012, 05:38 PM
For those keen in getting here is the quote I get from funfunkorea in ebay.

USD232.75 was for DR400G-HD 16GB.If you would like 32GB is USD275.00.Above is the price inclusive of EMS shipping.

If you would like multiple items,we can offer USD198.00 each DR400G-HD 16GB without shipping.As for 32GB, we can offer to you at USD240.00.EMS fee will be charged actual fee. DR350 is USD85.00 without shipping.

Power Magic = USD$ 20
Power Magic Pro = USD$ 35

Can I just get the Power Magic Pro?

tmseah
29-03-2012, 11:59 AM
Hi Nicholas,

If I am getting will get for you the Power Magic Pro. Will let you check with you again to confirm.

Livelife
29-03-2012, 09:34 PM
I have DIY installed my dvr cam just below the rear mirror. Is that the best location? I find that it is hindering my view.

wnichola
30-03-2012, 07:23 PM
Hi Nicholas,

If I am getting will get for you the Power Magic Pro. Will let you check with you again to confirm.

Thanks. Look forward to that.

silverfern7
16-06-2012, 01:36 PM
Here are some photos of the placement of the popiah I took this morning. Notice the hidden cable.

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7025/6795159043_f80b36bc9c_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/nextreal/6795159043/)
2012-01-31 07.15.21 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/nextreal/6795159043/) by nextreal (http://www.flickr.com/people/nextreal/), on Flickr

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7166/6795157961_1072f2022d_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/nextreal/6795157961/)
2012-01-31 07.14.47 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/nextreal/6795157961/) by nextreal (http://www.flickr.com/people/nextreal/), on Flickr

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7016/6795161163_87b51207e5_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/nextreal/6795161163/)
2012-01-31 07.15.46 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/nextreal/6795161163/) by nextreal (http://www.flickr.com/people/nextreal/), on Flickr

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7143/6795160171_9b989c4caf_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/nextreal/6795160171/)
2012-01-31 07.15.04 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/nextreal/6795160171/) by nextreal (http://www.flickr.com/people/nextreal/), on Flickr


Hi Nextreal,

I just got a in-car recorder and was thinking of going to 833 motorsports for installation. Can i check if your power source is tapped from the battery or from the IU? If from battery source, is a complicated process? one installer rec tapping from the IU which means the recorder which is supposedly less complicated. Thanks

skyc88
24-06-2012, 01:25 AM
hey bro, jus to share, i jus went to Night Concept to install my HD black vue infront, a normal blackvue behind, and a power magic pro. total cost me $830. good workmanship as u can see the cable are well hidden. friendly staff too :)

http://i46.tinypic.com/34oehqx.jpg

Ron Guy
24-06-2012, 09:03 PM
Hi Bros,
Have anyone installed a BlackVue on the rear windscreen of their C4GP? If yes, any pics?


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silverfern7
24-06-2012, 11:55 PM
hey bro, jus to share, i jus went to Night Concept to install my HD black vue infront, a normal blackvue behind, and a power magic pro. total cost me $830. good workmanship as u can see the cable are well hidden. friendly staff too :)

http://i46.tinypic.com/34oehqx.jpg

Thanks Sky 88, i got mine installed at 833 motorsports. All wires concealed too.

skyc88
25-06-2012, 08:31 PM
hey does anyone have the same prob, this morning when i parked at my company, i left the car at 8.25am, then on 17.45 when i go get my car, the cranking sound of car sound weak, then i heard the blackvue start up sound. so i jus brought back the memory card and check, and notice tat the blackvue had shut down since 9.30, till i fetch my car. so i presume is the magicpro sense tat my car battery is runnin low, so it off my blackvue.. i guess its time to change my battery? but its only 1 yr old :confused:

skyc88
26-06-2012, 12:18 AM
patchbear bro asked me to post pic of back blackvue and powermagic, so here you go

http://i49.tinypic.com/2cigw1j.jpg
http://i50.tinypic.com/30my7iu.jpg
http://i49.tinypic.com/fne24y.jpg
http://i46.tinypic.com/15ps8si.jpg

Ram Ram
26-06-2012, 09:29 AM
hey does anyone have the same prob, this morning when i parked at my company, i left the car at 8.25am, then on 17.45 when i go get my car, the cranking sound of car sound weak, then i heard the blackvue start up sound. so i jus brought back the memory card and check, and notice tat the blackvue had shut down since 9.30, till i fetch my car. so i presume is the magicpro sense tat my car battery is runnin low, so it off my blackvue.. i guess its time to change my battery? but its only 1 yr old :confused:

skyc88, great that you can monitor your battery lifespan through your blackvue. Our stock battery dies off without any signs. From fellow forumers, it could happen anytime after 12 months. Mine happened on the 18 months. Without signs! Imagine the hassle to crank and replace the battery immediately...

Ron Guy
26-06-2012, 09:39 AM
Thanks skyc88 for the rear BV pics.


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Campbell
15-08-2012, 09:28 PM
A forum dedicated to the BlackVue DR400G-HD has been created here (blackvuecanada.ca). :cool:

Ram Ram
15-08-2012, 11:18 PM
skyc88, thanks for posting. Was your done at NightzConcept? Main branch?

wnichola
23-09-2012, 09:40 AM
Trying to install Power Magic on my own but am stumbled by the Fuse Layout in owner handbook not matching the actual fuses. Fuse F7 is supposed to be for interior lamps, but after taking it out found the interior lamps stayed on. Also, cannot find a metal point to anchor the ground. Anyone who have done it and take a picture of how you wired your Power Magic. Much appreciated.

wnichola
26-09-2012, 07:19 PM
Finally done the install. For the Battery wire, used the Display Panel, Radio, etc. fuse...should be F8, for the Activation, there is actually a little hole in the fuse panel to plug this in. It near the HS fuse and not for plugging in a fuse. To find this, you need a power tester where it is off when the car key is on off, and power on when the car key is on on. Finally, for the ground wire, you would need to take out the side panel (not as difficult as it looks) and anchor it to the chasis of the car (through a screw)...

When I've time, will take photos of the install.

Hope this would be useful for others who would be keen to do their self install for their power magic.

Ram Ram
27-09-2012, 09:39 AM
Thanks for takting time to share for those who likes to DIY... For me, hassle-free. No DIY. =P

wnichola
27-09-2012, 05:41 PM
Thanks for takting time to share for those who likes to DIY... For me, hassle-free. No DIY. =P

I DIY because it gives me the opportunity to learn more about the ride I have...now I know which panel on the dashboard don't even need to pull the plug and can be opened. This knowledge is causing my brains to go into overdrive on other projects I can do with the C4GP...:)

ksng1760
14-10-2012, 02:07 AM
Hi guys,

Just want to share a good buy for BV DR400G HD II. Just bought mine and it works wonderfully.


http://www.ebay.com.sg/itm/251142340236?ssPageName=STRK:MEWNX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1439.l2649#ht_6506wt_902

Escudo
10-03-2014, 04:51 AM
Finally done the install. For the Battery wire, used the Display Panel, Radio, etc. fuse...should be F8, for the Activation, there is actually a little hole in the fuse panel to plug this in. It near the HS fuse and not for plugging in a fuse. To find this, you need a power tester where it is off when the car key is on off, and power on when the car key is on on. Finally, for the ground wire, you would need to take out the side panel (not as difficult as it looks) and anchor it to the chasis of the car (through a screw)...

When I've time, will take photos of the install.

Hope this would be useful for others who would be keen to do their self install for their power magic.

Hello, wnichola
Could you show me photo ?
Did you connect BATT+ (yellow) to Display Panel, Radio, etc. fuse
and where did you connect ACC+ (red) ???

Thank you and sorry for my English )

Chromas
10-03-2014, 10:15 AM
I got my previous Blackvue installed at their main outlet.

The list of authorized dealers can be found at:-
http://www.blackvue.com.sg/authorized-dealers.html

I used the one at:-
Aestmod Auto LLP,
23, Lorong 11 Geylang,
Singapore S388715.
Tel: 8111 9998

wildfaye29
10-03-2014, 02:26 PM
I got my previous Blackvue installed at their main outlet.

The list of authorized dealers can be found at:-
http://www.blackvue.com.sg/authorized-dealers.html

I used the one at:-
Aestmod Auto LLP,
23, Lorong 11 Geylang,
Singapore S388715.
Tel: 8111 9998

Are the BV prices fixed from the main distributor?

Does Aestmod chrg GST?

I visited Chuan Sing and they said the prices are fixed and cannot discount for group purchase. Also they are GST registered.

Chromas
10-03-2014, 08:29 PM
Aestmod quoted me their CNY promo price and said they would honour it when my new C4GP is delivered.

Installation is $100 nett and the power magic is $60 nett

wildfaye29
10-03-2014, 08:34 PM
still must pay $100 for install?

may i know which model u bought?

wildfaye29
10-03-2014, 08:36 PM
still must pay $100 for install?

may i know which model u bought?

Chromas
10-03-2014, 08:38 PM
Blackvue DR550GW-2ch (front and rear with wifi).

I read the fine print. The promo price does not include installation.

wildfaye29
10-03-2014, 08:41 PM
What is the cny promo price w/o install?

Chromas
10-03-2014, 09:07 PM
It was $598 nett before installation. Not sure of current price or whether they will still honour it. For me, it was a verbal agreement to maintain the price as my car would only be here around end of March.

wildfaye29
10-03-2014, 10:04 PM
Chuan Sin nett price for 550 dual cam is 598+gst include install wor. PMP is $60+gst.

ksng1760
10-03-2014, 11:22 PM
Do try and monitor, blackvue does get overheated during hot weather and the recording gets blurred. If this happens, there is a way to remove the blur by yourself. I learnt this through youtube


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Chromas
10-03-2014, 11:24 PM
Chuan Sin seems a better deal. Darn. Gonna ask Aestmod when my car arrives. My friend whom I sent to Aestmod got charged $80 for his Subaru, so when I asked how much to do my C4GP, he say bigger car, so $100.

Must ask again for fresh pricing.

wildfaye29
10-03-2014, 11:29 PM
machaim black shop leh

Chromas
10-03-2014, 11:38 PM
What do you mean "black shop"?

wildfaye29
10-03-2014, 11:44 PM
黑店 cheat money one

voyager
11-03-2014, 02:50 AM
hello Escudo :-)

belated greetings to you :-)

welcome to our community :-)

did you happen to get your nick from a Suzuki? :-)

Escudo
11-03-2014, 03:09 AM
Hello ! I'm from Russia, But live in Czech Republic.
I had Suzuki Grand Vitara )) (like Suzuki Escudo, and my friends start to call me Escudo :-)

Now I have Citroen C-3 Picasso e-HDI

magic
11-03-2014, 08:15 AM
Chuan Sin seems a better deal. Darn. Gonna ask Aestmod when my car arrives. My friend whom I sent to Aestmod got charged $80 for his Subaru, so when I asked how much to do my C4GP, he say bigger car, so $100.

Must ask again for fresh pricing.

I installed my BV+Magic power At Chuan Sin about 14 months ago, nice people there, unlike that ah beng at geylang whom I first asked for a quote before Chuan Sin.

Few months back seek for their advice and they get my Magic power changed without hesitation. Problem still exists and they say they will change the whole cam for me even now is more than a year.

My choice, Chuan Sin.

Bobz
11-03-2014, 11:51 AM
Chuan Sin seems a better deal. Darn. Gonna ask Aestmod when my car arrives. My friend whom I sent to Aestmod got charged $80 for his Subaru, so when I asked how much to do my C4GP, he say bigger car, so $100.

Must ask again for fresh pricing.

What has size of care got to do with installation price man? Every car mounts at a similar location. Lame excuse to make extra

voyager
11-03-2014, 02:18 PM
you have a very interesting car, Escudo :-)

we do not have your model here in Singapore, but i like the C3 Picasso very much :-)

Chromas
11-03-2014, 11:16 PM
There seems to be 2 locations for Chuan Sing -- Sin Ming & Serangoon Garden.

Which one did you guys install from? Who should I look for this pricing of $598 (including installation) & $60 (Power Magic)?

magic
12-03-2014, 03:18 AM
There seems to be 2 locations for Chuan Sing -- Sin Ming & Serangoon Garden.

Which one did you guys install from? Who should I look for this pricing of $598 (including installation) & $60 (Power Magic)?

Did mine at Serangoon Garden, Ms Chan. Feel free to check your price with her, won't bite.

Falcon8
13-03-2014, 04:04 PM
Hi, anyone have any experience of C&C voiding the warranty for 3rd party installation of in car cam. touchwood....if the technician install the cam wrongly and result to a fault...would the agent repair the car or do we have to bear the repair cost? as the C4 GP is a brand new model, would the contractor know where to tap the power?

Neptune
17-03-2014, 08:38 PM
Finally done the install. For the Battery wire, used the Display Panel, Radio, etc. fuse...should be F8, for the Activation, there is actually a little hole in the fuse panel to plug this in. It near the HS fuse and not for plugging in a fuse. To find this, you need a power tester where it is off when the car key is on off, and power on when the car key is on on. Finally, for the ground wire, you would need to take out the side panel (not as difficult as it looks) and anchor it to the chasis of the car (through a screw)...

When I've time, will take photos of the install.

Hope this would be useful for others who would be keen to do their self install for their power magic.

Hi wnichola, can u share some photos of how u connect the ACC, BATT and Ground wires of the Power Magic device?

ksng1760
22-03-2014, 01:40 AM
I had realized that the power windows won't work well when battery is low. Please take note of this issue when anyone uses blackvue and power on for 24 h x 365 days.


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snowman-picasso
24-03-2014, 12:16 AM
Hi all

I'm looking to get a dual channel (front and rear camera) and it seems like the blackvue got something like this.

I'm quite interested to get this install in my GP...

but i have no clue at all of what is Power Magic Pro...any kind soul can share with me what is that ? and do I need to purchase that when i get a blackvue ?

thank so much

snowman

magic
24-03-2014, 03:38 AM
Hi all

I'm looking to get a dual channel (front and rear camera) and it seems like the blackvue got something like this.

I'm quite interested to get this install in my GP...

but i have no clue at all of what is Power Magic Pro...any kind soul can share with me what is that ? and do I need to purchase that when i get a blackvue ?

thank so much

snowman

If you don't turn on BV parking recording, then power magic pro is not required.

What it does is to shutdown blackvue when your car battery is low, so as to prevent battery being flat, so that your car can be start up the next morning.

Chromas
24-03-2014, 09:15 AM
Does C&C make noise about the warranty when we install camera outside?

They offered me an in-car camera for $470. If the camera is ok and is compact with hidden wires like the Blackvue, I might consider it

Ram Ram
24-03-2014, 09:53 AM
Generally, authorised dealers don't really make a fuss about modifications until when you are making a claim and the modifications deem directly or indirectly cause the malfunction may provide grounds for the authorised dealers to void warranty repairs.

So far, my installation of electronic equipments (GPS wiring, engine monitoring gauges, etc) in the cars I owned have not caused any malfunctions.

I have installed Blackvue and Power Magic in my Citroen and have not encountered any issues that would void warranty. I would seriously be surprised if it did.

snowman-picasso
24-03-2014, 10:14 AM
Chromas

thanks for replying to my facebook....

i wonder what in car camera model they offer and does it include front and rear cam ?

hopfully not those cheap cheap one that can be find online...keke

snowman

Chromas
24-03-2014, 10:34 AM
Hi Snowman,

C&C offered me a $470 camera. They call it Euro-Style. I have not seen it but will ask about it during this weekend's official launch. Like you said, hope it's not one of those horrid giant looking ones that need to be connected to the cig port.

If it's something that looks like the Balckvue and works about the same, I may consider it, although I'm still in favour of getting the Blackvue 2-cam setup.

voyager
24-03-2014, 03:46 PM
snowman-picasso,

the PM in your Facebook Other box is from me, you can ignore it, since you already know about our forum :-)

Chromas
24-03-2014, 05:00 PM
Generally, authorised dealers don't really make a fuss about modifications until when you are making a claim and the modifications deem directly or indirectly cause the malfunction may provide grounds for the authorised dealers to void warranty repairs.

So far, my installation of electronic equipments (GPS wiring, engine monitoring gauges, etc) in the cars I owned have not caused any malfunctions.

I have installed Blackvue and Power Magic in my Citroen and have not encountered any issues that would void warranty. I would seriously be surprised if it did.

I'm thinking of doing the installation such that it taps directly onto the battery and not any of the fuse box wires at all.

I just called Ms Chan from Chuan Sing. Very nice lady. And there's a promo on the BlackVue. I also asked for it be installed via a direct connection to the battery.

http://www.blackvue.com.sg/uploads/8/4/4/2/8442586/446693.png

snowman-picasso
24-03-2014, 07:56 PM
snowman-picasso,

the PM in your Facebook Other box is from me, you can ignore it, since you already know about our forum :-)

hi voyager

Thank you for your PM.

sorry that I MIA from this forum for quite a while...glad to be back again

snowman-picasso
24-03-2014, 07:57 PM
I'm thinking of doing the installation such that it taps directly onto the battery and not any of the fuse box wires at all.

I just called Ms Chan from Chuan Sing. Very nice lady. And there's a promo on the BlackVue. I also asked for it be installed via a direct connection to the battery.

http://www.blackvue.com.sg/uploads/8/4/4/2/8442586/446693.png

Hi chromas

Comparing the price. .I think I will go for the blackvue...the offer still valid ?

Chromas
24-03-2014, 08:27 PM
The offer is up till 19 May 2014. I just called Ms Chan @ Chuan Sing.

simrbn
24-03-2014, 11:02 PM
The offer is up till 19 May 2014. I just called Ms Chan @ Chuan Sing.

do they do installation only? i had mine, but not done up. anyone got their number>

Chromas
25-03-2014, 05:54 AM
do they do installation only? i had mine, but not done up. anyone got their number>

Give them a call to find out.

Chuan Sing Auto Accessories Centre,
23 Serangoon Garden Way
S555935
Tel: 6280 2822

voyager
26-03-2014, 03:53 AM
hello again snowman-picasso,

regarding your query on the Facebook page about the brand, and whether it faces front and back,

as Chromas says, they call it 'Euro-Style', and as far as i know it's only for the front.

Chromas,

since you're going down this weekend, maybe ask Erica for more details (not sure whether they have or not), and then post back here so snowman-picasso can have his query answered :-)

Lionsuit
26-03-2014, 07:58 AM
Hi,

When I did my booking, I asked them to throw in the in-car camera (the stated euro-style one) and they agreed. So I guess they should have it. Just that not sure how it looks like though.

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snowman-picasso
26-03-2014, 10:50 AM
hello again snowman-picasso,

regarding your query on the Facebook page about the brand, and whether it faces front and back,

as Chromas says, they call it 'Euro-Style', and as far as i know it's only for the front.

Chromas,

since you're going down this weekend, maybe ask Erica for more details (not sure whether they have or not), and then post back here so snowman-picasso can have his query answered :-)


Hi Voyager and Chromas

Thank you so much for your help.

I asking C&C that question is just merely out of curiosity, so really not urgent at all, afterall i think i have already make up my mind to go for the blackvue.

thank you
snowman

snowman-picasso
26-03-2014, 03:33 PM
Hi all

I saw this in g-market...any advise ?

http://list.qoo10.sg/item/SUPER-DISCOUNT-OFFER-PITTASOFT/414925761?stcode=77

thank you
snowman

Chromas
26-03-2014, 07:17 PM
Price is good. Main concern will be over warranty.

snowman-picasso
14-04-2014, 11:47 AM
Just got my GP installed with the blackvue both front and rear cam with power magic at Chuan Sing.

The boss is friendly, give good advise.

After that drive back home found my reverse cam not working. . Now back to Chuan sing to get them check on it, hope to solve it soon

foxtrot13
15-04-2014, 10:50 AM
Just got my GP installed with the blackvue both front and rear cam with power magic at Chuan Sing.

The boss is friendly, give good advise.

After that drive back home found my reverse cam not working. . Now back to Chuan sing to get them check on it, hope to solve it soon

Snowman, did you manage to get your reverse cam problem rectified?
Just wondering on cases like this - would C&C actually void our warranty?

Cheers!

snowman-picasso
15-04-2014, 12:36 PM
Snowman, did you manage to get your reverse cam problem rectified?
Just wondering on cases like this - would C&C actually void our warranty?

Cheers!

hi foxtrot,

yes, i drove back to Chuan Sing and they fix it in 5 mins.
They told me because of some cable were pressing against the back cam cable, causing it to lost connection, once they re-arrange the cable, everything back to normal.

I will be surprise if CnC void the warranty just because we installed the blackvue.

snowman

foxtrot13
15-04-2014, 02:27 PM
hi foxtrot,

yes, i drove back to Chuan Sing and they fix it in 5 mins.
They told me because of some cable were pressing against the back cam cable, causing it to lost connection, once they re-arrange the cable, everything back to normal.

I will be surprise if CnC void the warranty just because we installed the blackvue.

snowman

I'm wasn't sure if I should add power-magic because of the warranty issue. I'll definitely go to Chuan Sing if I confirm.

Thanks for the feedback :)

Renevous
15-04-2014, 06:33 PM
I'm wasn't sure if I should add power-magic because of the warranty issue. I'll definitely go to Chuan Sing if I confirm.

Thanks for the feedback :)

Actually I was very keen to install a blackvue the moment I got my car. When I check with CNC they told me the void will be the battery warranty and if it happened that the fuse or any electronic stuff was damage they may consider is all cause by the installation of the blackvue... That's where I dare not touch anything. This is my second year I am tempting to give it a try if it is confirm only tap on the battery. But I am having a 5 years warranty that's where I hesitate again... Ha ha

Chromas
15-04-2014, 10:29 PM
I plan to install a front + rear set of Blackvue too, and to circumvent the problem of warranty, I'm going to spend a little bit more and install the T-Power C, a UPS supply for the Blackvue that recharges from the cig lighter socket.

http://www.blackvue.com.sg/tpower-c-battery-pack.html

http://www.blackvue.com.sg/uploads/8/4/4/2/8442586/5696835_orig.jpg

Renevous
16-04-2014, 09:56 AM
I plan to install a front + rear set of Blackvue too, and to circumvent the problem of warranty, I'm going to spend a little bit more and install the T-Power C, a UPS supply for the Blackvue that recharges from the cig lighter socket.

http://www.blackvue.com.sg/tpower-c-battery-pack.html

http://www.blackvue.com.sg/uploads/8/4/4/2/8442586/5696835_orig.jpg

That is what am considering. But the battery pack have to be charge everyday or once a while? While charging it will not be recording, unless I have two pack to exchange around. Base on the battery they provide is 10400mah for the model we considering DR550GW-2CH unless is fully charged will record up to only 7 hours. The next morning will only be able to charge via our car if not while we are driving it will be able to charge the battery pack but it will not last us for another 7hours right?

Btw how much is going to cost you? Base on the promotion is 598 package, the battery pack is 140 all these is excluding installation charges. Did you got a good installer to conceal all the wiring and have a better rate?

Chromas
16-04-2014, 04:19 PM
Hmmmm, you've got a point. I'm going to call Chuan Sing to ask about it. Just like any other new owner where C&C is offering 5 years of warranty, I wouldn't want to "accidentally" blow that warranty cos they think that I meddled with the wiring.