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RAC 05 Dash Cam Super HD

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About this product

Overview

Product overview

• Super HD quality video resolution of 2340 x 1296p, image resolution of 16 megapixels
• Gather more evidence with the wide angle view of 150 degrees
• Watch back what you recorded on the 2.7 inch LCD screen
• Capture significant footage of an incident to use as evidence with G-sensor technology
• Record your vehicle's speed and location with the build-in GPS
• Film clear footage at night with the enhanced night vision
• Supports up to 64GB worth of footage on a single microSD card, great for long journeys
• Able to record 20 minutes' worth of recording without the power cable
• Speed camera warnings
• Loop record your footage when the memory card is at its full capacity

Special Features
• Parking mode - the dash cam comes alive to record an incident even when the car is parked and the device is in standby

Why buy a dash cam?
Have a record of an accident and prove you weren't the driver in the wrong with video proof to save your insurance from increasing. Get out of an unwarranted ticket by proving you did not break the law by playing back footage on the dash cam to show law enforcement or to show as evidence in court.

What kind of resolution can this dash cam produce?
With the super HD resolution of 2340 x 1296p, you are able to capture an incident as clear as you watched it happen. With a wide angle lens of 150 degrees you will capture everything that happened on camera. This is great for producing evidence to insurance companies or in court to prove you were not at fault. This will help you win your case and stop your insurance rate increasing.

G-sensor and GPS technology
G-sensor technology measures the movement of your vehicle through three axis; up and down, left and right, forwards and backwards. Information can be used to paint a picture of events in case of an incident. The sensor can also trigger your car camera to respond appropriately. For example you can use it to detect significant or sudden movement and automatically look footage. Track the vehicle's location and speed using the built-in GPS. Prove you were where you said you were and defend yourself from an unwarranted speeding ticket.

Excellent quality night vision
Have no worries about driving at night or on early winter mornings with the infrared night vision. In case of an accident you will be able to film it all with the RAC dash cam. With the infrared night vision camera the footage will be as clear as day if you were to use it as evidence.

How do I store footage from the camera?
The dash cam comes with an 8GB microSD card, however if you are planning on taking a long journey or you use your vehicle often you can upgrade the microSD card. This dashboard cam will support any microSD card up to 64GB, class 6 to 10 - for speedy saving transfer times. With the loop recording feature you can record endlessly onto your microSD card and never have the need to manually erase recordings from the dash cam.

Rated 5 out of 5 by from superb dashcam I saw this unit reviewed in Good Housekeeping and was impressed with their 'best buy'. I purchased the dashcam and wow its fab. Speed camera alerts and Super HD video. Easy to use out of the box and just keeps me feeling safe that I have an independent witness in the car 24/7. I checked out other dashcams first and RAC brand and quality is excellent.
Date published: 2016-07-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Dash Cam I found the instructions were easy to follow except for finding a quiet road where I could set up the Lane Deviation Warning system. Swapped the supplied 8Gb micro SD for a 32Gb one as I want to record as much as possible of my forthcoming trip, so far happy with the unit.
Date published: 2016-09-08
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Easy to assemble I bought the RAC 05 Dash Cam this month as the last carcam, which was a cheaper brand, kept freezing. I found the RAC 05 difficult to turn round to view another direction when the car was parked, without inadvertently pressing the buttons. On the second day I used it I started the car to drive after going shopping and 'Recovering' was all that was on the screen for the entire journey. It has worked the rest of the time but it has been in use less than two weeks which is not a real test.
Date published: 2017-01-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Nice compact & efficient Very useful piece of equipment. Speed camera warning first class
Date published: 2016-09-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy to fit, video quality very good I bought this for my wife's car - was very easy to fit and the overall quality of the video playback on my computer was very clear. Did not realise it also warns of speed cameras which is a good feature I think
Date published: 2016-08-11
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Has flaws Had this camera for a week. The sound has a rattle as the various buttons are not a snug fit. The images and screen suffer from glare. ProofCam suggest a CPL filter but don't supply them.
Date published: 2017-02-09
Rated 4 out of 5 by from dash cam It was a gift for my son`s birthday, he seems very happy with it.
Date published: 2016-07-09
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Specification

Display Specifications

Screen Size:

2.7 inchmm

Operating Specifications

Night Vision:

Yes

Viewing Angle:

150 °°

Product Specifications

Loop Recording:

Yes

GPS Sensor:

Yes

Dimensions & Weight

Width:

100mm

Height:

30mm

Depth:

50mm

How long can the RAC 05 run outside of the car without electrical power

Asked by: Westie
Unfortunately, we no longer stock this item as it has been discontinued from our range. Therefore we are unable to obtain any further in-depth Technical specification.
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2017-08-07

How can I get speed camera warnings I have subscribed to GPS for my dash cam RAC 05 Many thanks.

Asked by: jumbo123
This would be a subscription based upgrade from RAC themselves.
Answered by: darren cordon
Date published: 2017-06-01

Dose this have nite vison

Asked by: Chris
No, this has an enhanced low light vision, but there is no IR night vision on this camera.
Answered by: Gareth
Date published: 2017-03-28

I want to install two of these dash cams, can they both run off the same power supply and if so, how can this be done? 

Asked by: Dick
Unfortunately i am sorry but the item in question doesn't support use in you intended application.
Answered by: darren cordon
Date published: 2017-03-17

is the camera good enough to see number plates to prove it was the vehicle in accident

Asked by: allen
Unfortunately we are unable to guarantee full compatibility for this item in your intended application, this is purely down to the road conditions, weather and time of day of the recording whether it would pick up this information required. I am sorry for any inconvenience this may cause you.
Answered by: Darren
Date published: 2016-11-28

does this dash cam start automatically? thanks Mike.

Asked by: mike
Yes, I am pleased to advise the item will support this use.
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2016-11-07

Will the video play-back work on an Apple Computer? Also, how much would a 64GB microSD card cost?

Asked by: Graeme
Yes, the recorded footage would be viewable on an apple computer. A 64GB SD card can be found here http://www.maplin.co.uk/p/64gb-class-10-microsdxc-memory-card-a82tb
Answered by: Dale
Date published: 2016-11-01

I want this to catch a vandal. Will it start recording upon seeing motion, such as a pedestrian, whilst parked?

Asked by: Keith
No, I am sorry but the item will not work for this use.
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2016-10-12
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