Navigate the dashcam screen

From the touchscreen of the AI-12 dashcam, you can access the menu from the default screen.

To turn on the dashcam screen and access the menu:

  1. When you are in the parked vehicle with the parking brake on, the ignition on, and the door closed, press the touchscreen of the dashcam to view the PIN screen.

  2. Enter the default PIN 3333 to unlock the dashcam for the first time, or your own PIN subsequently.

    The screen unlocks and the menu appears:

    dashcam_viewSceen

    The main screen has the following menu items:

    Component

    Icon

    Description

    Live View

    hardwareIcon_dashcamLiveView

    Access and view live video.

    Recordings

    hardwareIcon_recordings

    Access and view recordings stored on the SD card.

    Settings

    hardwareIcon_settings

    Access all dashcam settings.

    Exit

    hardwareIcon_existOnDashcam

    Exit the menu and lock the screen.

  3. Press any of the options to access them.

Screen icons that appear along the bottom of the screen

The icons that show along the bottom of the screen are described in this table.

Component

Icon

Description

Recording indicator

recording.png

Indicates whether the dashcam is currently recording.

GPS connectivity

gps.png

Indicates whether there is a GPS connection. When there isn't any GPS reception, a red bar appears across this icon.

Connection indicator

wifi.png

Indicates whether a data or Wi-Fi connection is available and the strength of that connection. To access Wi-Fi, the camera should have a SIM card or be connected to a Surfsight cloud app account.

Accelerometer not calibrated

no-location.png

Indicates that the accelerometer is not calibrated. This icon appears on the lower left area of the screen. Once the accelerometer is calibrated this icon no longer appears.

SD card not inserted

hardwareIcon_noSdCard

Indicates that an SD card has not been inserted. This icon appears on the lower left area of the screen. Once an SD card is inserted this icon no longer appears.

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