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Uses for Dash Cams – Not Just For Evidence

 

Dash Cams

In recent years, dash cams have become increasingly popular as a way to record video evidence in case of an accident.  But have you ever thought about using one to record and share your road trip?

Imagine capturing the different scenery as you drive from the city to outback, road trains passing by, bad karoke singing all make for great memories when you get home. You see dash cams can be depended on to capture the fun times as well as the stressful ones.

Dash Camera Installation on the Gold Coast

At Gold Coast Car Electrics & Mechanical, we provide installation of dash cameras to ensure that when you take to the roads, you’ve got a reliable pair of eyes to vouch for you in case something goes wrong and you can capture your road trip in full.

Which Type of Dash Camera Suits Your Needs?

Not every dash camera will be right for you, and it’s important to do a bit of research before you buy. Single lens dash cameras are mounted on your dashboard and record front-facing footage. They are the easiest to install and are often the most affordable option, but they don’t cover incidents that occur to the side or rear of your vehicle.

Multiple lens cameras cover several angles – front, rear and side – so you’ll have evidence of incidents occurring no matter where your car is hit. Front and rear dash cameras come as one or two units, but can be more difficult to install.

More cameras mean more battery power required, meaning that it may need to be wired directly into your car. These can also be used to record footage from inside the car, useful for ride share services.

The Best Place to Buy Dash Cams on the Gold Coast

GCCEM are distributors for Thinkware and FineVu Dash Cams. Both are leading brands providing quality award winning products.

They have full HD resolution front and rear video quality and night vision enhancement to record in low-light environments and forward collision warning system.

The top of the range Thinkware cams have additional safety features for driver peace of mind. They can be programmed to record when the car is parked and also feature The Lane Departure Warning System alerts the driver when the car leaves the lane over 50km/hr. Red light camera, mobile and speed camera alerts and more.

Thinkware and FineVu dash cam prices range from $230-$595 and installation costs an additional $135 to $195 depending on the model and if one or two cameras being installed.