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  • Offline deanomyte   us

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    Motorcycle Dash Cam
    on: August 26, 2021, 08:25:05 pm
    August 26, 2021, 08:25:05 pm
    Does anyone have any first hand experience with any quality moto dash cams? I have been looking at the Innov k3, but concerned about the 720p rear camera. Also looking at the VIOFO MT1. It  has full 1080 p front and rear camera.

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    Re: Motorcycle Dash Cam
    Reply #1 on: August 27, 2021, 12:38:06 pm
    August 27, 2021, 12:38:06 pm
    +1 on this topic…

    I’ve been hunting for a camera system for the XR also. The K3 looks promising. Anybody have experience with the system or one that is pretty decent?

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    Re: Motorcycle Dash Cam
    Reply #2 on: August 27, 2021, 03:35:21 pm
    August 27, 2021, 03:35:21 pm
    I have the K2 not the K3, which has been brilliant. I have a Hex ezCAN for the power takeoff.

    The camera system has been very good with excellent picture quality. I turned the sound off as the microphone is in the DVR and only picks up the engine and road noise, but would record if you gave someone an audible warning.

    Would defo recommend the K3 which I intend fitting to my 2022 XR when she arrives in Oct. The K2 will be going on my 1250RT or Blackbird.

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    Re: Motorcycle Dash Cam
    Reply #3 on: August 27, 2021, 04:21:38 pm
    August 27, 2021, 04:21:38 pm
    I have made a video of the cameras I have used, and continue to use.

    Although the footage is just from the front cameras, (on which ever bike it was on), apart from the Roadhawk and the Mobius, they all have rear cameras at the same resolution (1080p), so the image quality (everything else being equal) for the rear is the same as the front.

    But bear in mind it's not just about resolution, it's about bit rate too!


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    Re: Motorcycle Dash Cam
    Reply #4 on: August 28, 2021, 10:10:42 pm
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    Thanks for the info philbuck & Darty65!

    Im sold on the camera system just gotta do some price shopping now.

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    Re: Motorcycle Dash Cam
    Reply #5 on: August 29, 2021, 05:59:59 pm
    August 29, 2021, 05:59:59 pm
    *Originally Posted by philbuck [+]
    I have made a video of the cameras I have used, and continue to use.


    Thanks Philbuck, there is a discernible difference between videos.

    Why do you have so many camera systems and which would you recommend if only buying one?

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    Re: Motorcycle Dash Cam
    Reply #6 on: August 29, 2021, 08:54:37 pm
    August 29, 2021, 08:54:37 pm
    *Originally Posted by deanomyte [+]
    Does anyone have any first hand experience with any quality moto dash cams? I have been looking at the Innov k3, but concerned about the 720p rear camera. Also looking at the VIOFO MT1. It  has full 1080 p front and rear camera.
    I have the Innov K3 and it is 1080p HD front and rear. It is good too.
    https://www.innovv.com/innovv-k3-dashcam
    Last Edit: August 29, 2021, 08:55:16 pm by Warree

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    Re: Motorcycle Dash Cam
    Reply #7 on: August 30, 2021, 05:39:06 pm
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    Is that on a Gen 2? I'm also thinking of a K3 system, and am curious how much of the tank (panels) or side panels need to come off to route the leads for the remote panel  and front camera  :084:

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    Re: Motorcycle Dash Cam
    Reply #8 on: August 30, 2021, 05:41:22 pm
    August 30, 2021, 05:41:22 pm
    I too have the Innovv K3, I also have the Cansmart system on mine so it was a doddle to wire up.
    The picture quality front and back is excellent.
    I bought mine from Steve at 'A Bike Thing' and got very good service from him as usual.
    Denzle

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    Re: Motorcycle Dash Cam
    Reply #9 on: August 30, 2021, 05:43:50 pm
    August 30, 2021, 05:43:50 pm
    *Originally Posted by XRNewey [+]
    Is that on a Gen 2? I'm also thinking of a K3 system, and am curious how much of the tank (panels) or side panels need to come off to route the leads for the remote panel  and front camera  :084:
    Very easy, I just used a couple of long ZipTies to thread through the bodywork, connected the camera cable to it and then pulled it back through.... job done.