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[CLEARANCE] DOD RC500S Dash Cam

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Original price $599.99
Current price $419.99

Overview

DOD RC500S Dual Channel

DOD's flagship dashcams continue to offer some of the best video quality on the market. The RC500S shakes the DOD lineup by introducing a sleek 2 channel, wifi compatible system to it's roster. Thanks to its combination of Japanese 6-element glass lenses, Sony STARVIS sensors, and Wide Dynamic Range compatible firmware (up to ISO12800), the RC500S is able to capture crystal clear footage with amazing low-light sensitivity.

The RC500S is built around a supercapacitor system, making it one of the few "Chinese/Taiwanese" Dash Cams to be capable of a more robust Parking mode. The integrated GPS allows the RC500S to log location and speed data at an industry leading 10Hz for utmost accuracy as well as provide the driver with Speed Camera alerts! Those looking for a 2 channel system focused purely on video & build quality should definitely check out the DOD RC500S!


Resources

Check out our full review of the DOD RC500S. For more information, see below for our video reviews, sample footage, and guides.

Review: RC500S

Sample Footage: RC500S

For more YouTube videos on the DOD RC500S, click here.

What's Included

  • Front Camera
  • Rear Camera
  • CPL Filter
  • Rear Camera Connecting Cable
  • Vehicle Power Adapter (3.5m / 11.5 ft)
  • User Manual
  • 1-Year Warranty

Specifications

RESOLUTION

Front: Full HD 1080p @ 30 FPS | Rear: Full HD 1080p @ 30 FPS

GPS

Built-In

PARKING MODE

Built-In

G-SENSOR

Built-In

WIDE-ANGLE VIEW

145°

OPERATING TEMPERATURE

-20°C - 65°C (14°F - 149°F)

LOOP RECORDING

Yes

MAXIMUM SD CARD

128GB

LCD SCREEN

No

WI-FI

Yes

MICROPHONE

Built-In

SPEAKER

Built-In

FILE FORMAT

.MP4

COUNTRY OF ORIGIN

Taiwan

WARRANTY

1-Year Manufacturer Warranty

FAQ

What is Parking Mode?

Parking mode is offered on most of the dash cams available at BlackboxMyCar. While it is important to protect your vehicle while driving, it is just as important to have your vehicle protected while it is parked. When the dash cam is in parking mode, footage will only be saved when there is an impact and/or motion. Parking mode can be enabled with a hardwiring kit or a battery pack.

For more information on parking mode, click here.

What is a Hardwire Kit?

A hardwiring kit enables parking mode. It allows your dash cam to remain powered on even when the vehicle's ignition is turned off. Installation is a breeze as you will only need to find an accessory fuse, constant fuse, and a grounding point.

What is a Battery Pack?

Most customers purchase the battery pack to avoid using the vehicle’s battery to power their dash cam. The battery pack is charged by either being hardwired into an accessory fuse or by being plugged into one of the vehicle's 12-volt cigarette sockets. We recommend the hardwiring the battery pack as it charges the battery pack quicker.

For more information on Battery Packs, click here.

How much footage will my memory card store?

On average, a 2-channel dash cam writes 16GB/hour and a 1-channel dash cam writes about 8GB/hour.

Click here to see all the memory cards we carry.

Do I need a Rear Camera?

Accidents or events don't always happen at the front of the vehicle! Having a rear camera provides coverage for any events or accidents that may happen at the rear of the vehicle.

For more information on rear view cameras, click here.

Do I need a IR Rear Camera?

An IR camera is designed to record the interior of the vehicle in low light conditions. This option is very popular among rideshare drivers.

For more information on why rideshare drivers need dash cams, click here.

What is a CPL filter?

A CPL filter attaches to the dash cam lens to eliminate lens flares, light reflections, and windshield glares.

For more information on CPL filters, click here.

Where do I find the Latest Firmware?

Find the latest firmware and all downloadable content here.

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DOD RC500S 2-CH Dash Cam impressions
Hi Garry, thank you very much for taking the time to write your detailed review! We're glad to hear that you're happy with your new RC500S!

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