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[BlackVue PC Viewer] Video Settings

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    WARNING:

    Please backup necessary recordings before changing time or image quality settings. If any of the aforementioned settings are changed and saved, the microSD card will be formatted and all recordings stored on the card including locked event files will be deleted in order to ensure optimal performance.

     

    NOTE: This article shows information of the firmware settings of the user's camera when the SD card is plugged into the computer and the camera settings are accessed via the SD Card Viewer option of the BlackVue PC Viewer.

     

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    Resolution

    Resolution varies from one model to another.

    For DR900 Series: Resolution and frame rate is fixed at “4K UHD @30”. This means the dashcam records 4K UHD video at 30 frames per second.

    For DR750 Series: Resolution and frame rate is fixed at “4K UHD @30”. This means the dashcam records 4K UHD video at 30 frames per second.

    For DR590 Series: Resolution and frame rate is fixed at “FHD@30 + FHD@30”. This means the front camera records Full HD video at 30 frames per second, and the rear camera records Full HD video at 30 frames per second.

     

     Note
    •  The playback of 60 fps videos depends on your computer’s hardware and software. Older computers may not support 60 fps video playback. If you encounter issues please check your computer’s video playback capabilities.
    •  Frame rate may vary during Wi-Fi streaming.

     

    Video codec

    Choose between H.265 (HEVC) and H.264 (AVC).

    •  H.265 (HEVC) is recommended, particularly for 4K UHD resolution recording. In comparison to AVC, HEVC offers about double the data compression ratio at the same level of video quality. However, older devices may not support HEVC video playback. (Only DR900 Series supports dual video codec.)
    •  H.264 (AVC) can be chosen for compatibility with older desktop and mobile devices. (For other camera models)

     
    Image quality

    You can adjust the recording image quality (bit rate) settings. Choose between:

    •  Highest (Extreme) (25 Mbit/s) - For DR750 and DR900 Series only
    •  Highest (12 Mbit/s)
    •  High (10 Mbit/s)
    •  Normal (8 Mbit/s)

    Increasing the image quality will increase the size of the video files. Loading and copying time will increase accordingly. If your phone does not support video streaming at the ‘Highest (Extreme)’ image quality setting, please copy the recording to your phone and play from internal memory. Alternatively, you can choose “Quick playback” option.

     
    Enhanced night vision

    The dashcam has intrinsic night vision feature. If you want to enhance it, enable Enhanced night vision.

     
    Brightness (Front and Rear)

    You can adjust the recording brightness level of the dashcam for both the front and rear cameras

     

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