Camera settings

  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.

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    The screen unlocks and the menu can be viewed.

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  3. Press Settings to open a menu with the following items:

    Menu Item

    Description

    Default Value

    WiFi

    Turn the WiFi on/off.

    Turn the Mobile Hotspot on/off.

    Hotspot – On

    Select APN

    Select the APN that is available on the SIM.

    N/A

    Add APN

    Add customized APN parameters – scanning a barcode.

    N/A

    Add Cameras

    Connect any auxiliary cameras to your dashcam.

    N/A

    Text Overlay

    Turn the text overlay in video recordings and video events on/off.

    On

    Distracted Driver

    Turn the distracted driver feature on/off.

    The Distracted Driver setting must be turned on to trigger in-cab alerts for any distracted driving events.

    On

    ADAS

    Calibrate road-facing Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS) to enable tailgating events.

    Off

    In-Cabin Recording

    Turn the in-cabin recordings on/off while keeping distracted driver feature working.

    The driver is notified when in-cabin recording is turned off. There is a message “Cabin camera recording is disabled”.

    On

    Driver Position Left/Right

    Set where the driver is sitting to calibrate the distracted driver feature.

    Left

    Speed in MPH

    Switch between miles per hour and kilometers per hour for speed display in video recordings and video events.

    MPH

    US Date format

    Switch between US Date format and ROW format.

    US Format

    Audio Alarms

    Turn the audio alarms for dangerous and distracted driving events on/off.

    On

    Notify Live Streaming

    Turn the driver notification when someone is watching the live stream through a text indication on the dashcam screen on/off.

    Off

    Encrypt Local Recording

    Enable encryption from the Surfsight Portal or via API first. Once enabled, the encryption can then be disabled and re-enabled from the dashcam or from the portal.

    Off

    Change PIN

    Change the Settings PIN.

    3333

    Change Driver PIN

    Set or change the driver's PIN.

    This gives the driver less access to the dashcam menu. 

    2112

    Calibration

    Calibrate the accelerometer of the dashcam.

    Off

    ADAS

    Calibrate road-facing Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS) to enable tailgating events.

    Off

    Recording Encryption

    Turn encryption for recordings files on the SD card on/off.

    The SD card must be empty to turn encryption on.

    Off

    Brightness

    Control the screen brightness.

    High

    Language

    Select the dashcam's language.

    English

    Speed Test

    The speed of the mobile network used by the dashcam.

    N/A

    IMEI

    Display the camera IMEI number (a unique identifier of the camera).

    N/A

    More Info

    Display more information about the dashcam, such as software version, number of external cameras, and internet interfaces. 

    N/A

    Certification

    Display the dashcam's certifications.

    N/A

    Build Version: XX.XX.XX

    Displays the dashcam's software version.

    N/A

    Format SD card

    Format the SD card.

    This needs to be done for new SD cards.

    N/A

    Factory Reset

    Reset the camera to factory settings.

    N/A

    Power Off

    Turn the dashcam off.  

    N/A

  4. Make any settings changes you want.

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