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Full HD at its Finest: Best Settings for the BlackVue DR770X-2CH Full HD Dash Cam

The long wait is over: BlackVue's best Full HD, the DR770X, is now available on BlackBoxMyCar. If you’re planning to get this dash cam, check out our highly recommended settings configuration and make the most out of your DR770X experience!

The BlackVue DR770X: Our Recommended Settings

Video Quality Settings

Resolution: FHD@60 + FHD@30

Resolution and frame rate is fixed at “FHD@60 + FHD@30”. This means the front camera records Full HD video at 60 frames per second, and the rear camera records Full HD video at 30 frames per second.

Video segment length: 1 minute

Video segment length is fixed at 1 minute.

Image quality: High

You can adjust the recording image quality (bit rate) settings.

      • Highest (Extreme) (Front: 25 Mbit/s, Rear: 10 Mbit/s)
      • Highest (12 Mbit/s) (Front: 12 Mbit/s, Rear: 10 Mbit/s)
      • High (10 Mbit/s) (Front: 10 Mbit/s, Rear: 8 Mbit/s)
      • Normal (8 Mbit/s) (Front: 8 Mbit/s, Rear: 6 Mbit/s)

Note: Increasing the image quality will increase the size of the video files.

Audio recording: ON

When turned off, the dash cam does not record audio.

GPS location recording: ON

When it is off, the GPS location is not recorded. Note that turning it off will not disable some convenient features such as time correction, speed display, and other speed-related events.

CAMERA ROTATION

Front camera rotation: Your Preference

If you installed the front camera in a flipped position, use this setting to rotate the front camera image 180°.

Rear camera orientation: Your Preference

Use this setting to rotate the rear camera image 180° or mirror the video.

Video overlay: ON

If disabled, date & time, speed unit, and user text overlay will not be overlaid on recorded videos.

Date & time display: ON

Turn on/off the date and time display on videos.

Speed unit: Your Preference

Select km/h, MPH, or turn off.

User text overlay: Your Preference

You can create a user text overlay of up to 20 characters using a combination of English letters (A – Z, a – z), numbers (0 – 9), and symbols (:;‘/+-_()$#). The text is overlaid in the top-left corner of the recorded videos.

The BlackVue DR770X: Recording mode settings

Normal recording: ON

When turned on, the camera records continuously in a loop and records event files in normal mode. When turned off, the camera only records event videos in normal mode.

Parking mode recording: ON

If enabled, the dashcam switches from normal mode to parking mode when the vehicle is turned off (ACC+) or stationary for 5 minutes (G-Sensor).

There are two parking mode options. Choose "Motion & Impact detection" to save a parking recording when motion is detected in the dashcam's field of view. If the G-sensor detects an impact/bump the dash cam saves a separate event recording file.

Rear camera recording in parking mode: ON

When turned on, the front and rear camera record together. When turned off, the rear camera stops recording 5 minutes after entering parking mode. Rear camera recording restarts when entering normal mode.

Battery Protection (Hardwiring Power Cable installation only): ON

When the battery protection is on, power is supplied to your BlackVue while the vehicle is off (ACC+ off) and also prevents the vehicle’s battery from being fully discharged while it is parked. When enabled, BlackVue will automatically power down according to the set cut-off timer and voltage.

The BlackVue DR770X Dash Cam: System Settings

Time: Your Preference

Select your time zone to auto-sync with GPS time or you can set the time and date manually after enabling Manual time setting.

LED

Recording status: ON

You can turn the recording status LED on/off.

Front security (Normal mode): ON

You can turn the front security LED on/off for normal mode.

Front security (Parking mode): ON

You can turn the front security LED on/off for parking mode.

Rear security: ON

You can turn the rear security LED on/off.

LTE (Parking mode): ON

You can turn the LTE LED on/off for parking mode.

Touch Sensor: ON

You can turn on/off the touch sensor. Pressing the touch sensor triggers manual recording.

Wi-Fi (Parking mode): ON

You can turn the Wi-Fi LED on/off for parking mode

Note on LED lights:

For the front camera the GPS LED lights blue when on, and blinks blue when turning off.

When in recording mode, lights orange when in normal mode, red when an event has been recorded or manual recording has started, and green in parking mode when motion is detected.

For Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, and LTE, lights yellow when LTE is connected, white when Wi-Fi is connected and blinks yellow slowly when Bluetooth is paired.

Voice Guidance: Your Preference

You can turn on/off specific voice guidance prompts of your preference, from prompts when you return to your vehicle to prompts when an impact is detected.

Volume: Your Preference

You can adjust the volume of the voice guidance (announcements).

Scheduled Reboot: ON

The dash cam reboots automatically once-a-day if in parking mode at the set time for improved stability. If the dash cam is recording at the set time, the scheduled reboot is skipped. You can enable/disable and change the time for scheduled rebooting. Default time is 03:00 am.

FW language: Your Preference

You can change the language of your dash cam, with full voice guidance for your preferred language.

Note on formatting:

To format, press and hold the format button for 5 seconds, and after a beep, release the button. Then, press again and hold for 5 seconds and release the button after a beep.

The BlackVue DR770X Dash Cam: Event Trigger Settings

MANUAL RECORDING

Manual recording: Your Preference

You can turn the Manual recording feature on/off.

Live event upload: ON

Enabling Live event upload automatically uploads driving impact files to the live-event upload tab of the cloud.

 

DRIVING IMPACT

Driving impact: Your Preference

When the G-sensor detects significant or sudden movement (such as an impact or collision) it will trigger an event recording. You can adjust the sensitivity so minor incidents and bumps don’t trigger an event recording.

Live event upload: ON

Enabling Live event upload automatically uploads driving impact files to the live-event upload tab of the cloud.

Beep alert: ON

Enable Beep alert to hear beep alert when a driving impact has occurred.

 

PARKING IMPACT

Live event upload: ON

Enabling Live event upload automatically uploads parking impact files to the live event upload tab of the BlackVue cloud.

Parking impact history alert: Your Preference

Parking impact history alert voice alert notifies when exiting parking mode. If an impact had been detected during parking mode, it ignores any impact detected within three minutes before exiting.

Protect Event Files: ON

Turning on this option will protect the following recording types and stop them from being overwritten by newer recordings.

Reckless driving unit: Your Preference

Select km/h or MPH unit to use for Speed alert, Hard acceleration, Hard braking, and Hard cornering.

 

SPEED ALERT

Speed alert: ON

When enabled, an event file is recorded when the car exceeds the set speed limit

Live event upload: ON

Enabling Live event upload automatically uploads speed alerts to the live-event tab of the BlackVue cloud.

Beep alert: ON

Enable Beep alert to hear beep alert when speed alert has occurred.

 

HARD ACCELERATION EVENT

Hard acceleration event: ON

When enabled, an event file is recorded when the camera detects a rate of acceleration per second above the set threshold value.

Live event upload: ON

Enabling Live event upload automatically uploads event files to live event upload storages.

Beep alert: ON

Enable Beep alert to hear beep alert when Hard acceleration event has occurred.

 

HARD BRAKING EVENT

Hard braking event: ON

When enabled, an event file is recorded when the camera detects a speed reduction of more than the set threshold value.

Live event upload: ON

Enabling Live event upload automatically uploads hard braking events to the live event upload tab of the BlackVue cloud.

Beep alert: ON

Enable Beep alert to hear beep alert when Hard braking event has occurred.

 

HARD CORNERING EVENT

Hard cornering event: ON

When enabled, an event file is recorded when more than 60 degrees is detected within 2 seconds while driving above the set threshold value.

Live event upload: ON

Enabling Live event upload automatically uploads hard cornering files to the live event upload tab of the BlackVue cloud.

Beep alert: ON

Enable Beep alert to hear beep alert when Hard cornering event has occurred.

 

VIDEO SOURCE

Front camera: ON

When enabled, recorded videos from the front camera upload event files to live event upload storages.

Rear camera: Your Preference

When enabled, recorded videos from the rear camera upload event files to live event upload storages.

Experience the finest of Full HD with the BlackVue DR770X!

The BlackVue DR770X stands out from the full HD dash cam crowd. It’s a perfect choice for your daily drive or for fleet, with cutting-edge BlackVue Cloud connectivity, back-illuminated Sony STARVIS image sensors for best image quality in any light, intelligent parking mode and multiple camera system options for stronger and more reliable eyewitnesses.

The BlackVue DR770X, now available at BlackboxMyCar.

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