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Oleg.Syr
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Sep 5, 2018
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I use this cam for 3 weeks now and I'd like to share my opinion about it. Very briefly. Good: size (very compact), form factor, ease of install (long cables included) and presence of CPL filter. Bad: GPS takes 10-15 min to catch satellites after cold started. Ugly: Lots of hot pixels on sensor visible at night, below average video quality. I can read number plates of the cars around me only in daylight on the distance 10-15 meters and only when cars are nearly stationary, In normal traffic on a freeway you see zilch. Summarizing - this dash cam is an overpriced piece of crap. Update after 3 month of use. In order to improve terrible image quality, I updated firmware to latest one taken from Street Guardian support site. Result is negative, still rubbish, no changes. Nothing even close compare to glorious reviews on YouTube. Suspecting that my device is out of focus I followed information from this thread https://dashcamtalk.com/forum/threads/i-think-my-street-guardian-v3-is-blurry.28051/ and, after testing, found that focus is OK. And by the way, GPS data (car speed) is not displaying any more on records. So, my original conclusion stays the same - Street Guardian SG9665GC V3 Dash Cam is an overpriced piece of junk. Recommendation is - stay away.
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