Connect the dashcam to an OBD2 port for power

To utilize the full features of the AI-12 dashcam, including Standby mode, the dashcam must be connected to a constant 12V or 24V minimum 2A power source using the supplied cables. You can do this by connecting the dashcam to an OBD2 port. Purchase an OBD2 cable from your authorized reseller.

Warning

This installation should be performed by a qualified or professional person only. Working with your vehicle's power system can be dangerous. Consult a professional for guidance.

Note

While in Standby mode, you can retrieve recordings from the dashcam. In Standby mode, the dashcam draws a current of 34 mA.

To connect your dashcam to an OBD2 port:

  1. Locate the engine diagnostic port.

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    The port is usually found in the driver area, at or below knee level.

  2. Align the connector end of the OBD2 cable with the engine diagnostic port.

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    Connectors can vary by vehicle. If a different one is needed, contact your authorized reseller.

  3. Push the connector into the port.

    Note

    Ensure that the OBD2 cable is secure and well-connected to the port.

  4. Connect the OBD2 cable to the dashcam.

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  5. Start your vehicle to test the dashcam.

  6. Once you have tested your dashcam, run the power cable along the headliner of the vehicle from the A-Pillar to the power source.

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