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post #1 of 12 (permalink) Old 04-02-2017, 11:09 AM Thread Starter
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Have been using one of my Drift Ghost in my girlfriends car as a dash cam for awhile. It crapped out last week i think the heat got too it the battery was so swelled up that it was stuck in it. Took awhile but got the battery out installed a new one and it was working fine for a couple of days then it just went completely dead. Looked at a bunch of dash cam reviews there i found out that you need a cam with capacitors not batteries for the heat and cold. The one i was looking at was about $300.00 with everything need for it then i ran across the one i purchased and it was almost as good as the one i was looking at but at half the price. So i bought the Viofo A119 w/ GPS Mount a Transcend High Endurance Micro SDHC 32GB Card and a CPL filter (Circular Polarizing Lens) cost me $152.00 at Amazon installed this morning. Set to at 1080dpi 60fps it can go much higher dpi but was not needed. Heres a quick clip after install this morning. Its small completely out of site behind the rear view mirror. Starts up and records when the ignition is turned on if your cigarette lighter outlet is a switched circuit and shuts off when the ignition is turned off. So all she has to do is hop in the car and go without having to worry about the camera.


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I have the same camera and have been in love with it for over a year. I got mine after a girl ran a red light and clipped my front end. The only concern I have.... where the hell do you live that gas is over $3 a gallon!!!
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I have the same camera and have been in love with it for over a year. I got mine after a girl ran a red light and clipped my front end. The only concern I have.... where the hell do you live that gas is over $3 a gallon!!!


That would be good old California...Crappy gas at top dollar prices.... Think the camera will be just what i wanted. Did a lot of research before buying this one.

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You will enjoy it I hope. The only issue I am having with mine is over the past month it will turn on and stay on (The screen) even though I have it to time out after 15 seconds. The customer service with them is non-existent but hopefully that will be the only thing. It does have amazing picture quality and i love the motion detection. I never even have to think about it.
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You will enjoy it I hope. The only issue I am having with mine is over the past month it will turn on and stay on (The screen) even though I have it to time out after 15 seconds. The customer service with them is non-existent but hopefully that will be the only thing. It does have amazing picture quality and i love the motion detection. I never even have to think about it.

Have you updated your firmware the newer version came out February......Support : VIOFO


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Joe, you would still recommend the Drift Ghost for the bike I take it. I have been waiting since the end of the year for them to release the 4K version, but it's still not here in the states.

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Joe, you would still recommend the Drift Ghost for the bike I take it. I have been waiting since the end of the year for them to release the 4K version, but it's still not here in the states.


Yes, I'm still a big Drift fan. I've been waiting also for the 4K it looks good the only knock for me is i like the 170 FOV and the 4K will drop down to 147 FOV i believe not a big deal. I was going to get a Drift Ghost S but hell they want over $400.00 bucks for them now. The 4K will be $299.00

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.... where the hell do you live that gas is over $3 a gallon!!!
Canada.

Kelowna, BC to be exact. Gas here went from $1.129/L to $1.199/L two days back.

That translates to from $3.20/US gallon to $3.40....


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Wow! Sorry to hear that. I though that 2.15 was bad this morning since it has been 2.08 a gallon.
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I will update the firmware was well! Thanks!
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I will update the firmware was well! Thanks!



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Day & Night clip from today....

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