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BlackVue DR900X-1CH Plus

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About

Released in October 2021, the new DR900X-1CH Plus is quite literally the latest and greatest 4K single-channel dash cam from BlackVue. With the new CPU, improved image processing and Seamless Pairing with your smartphone, this model is well placed on the leaderboard of the high-end dash cam market.

The 4K Ultra HD resolution contains exactly four times as many pixels as Full HD, 3840 pixels x 2160 lines to be exact, equivalent to 8.3 million pixels. For a dashboard camera, this can mean the difference between an unusable pixelated blur and a readable licence plate, especially at speed or in low light conditions. To take even greater advantage of the extra resolution, this model packs a massive ultra-wide 162-degree lens for incredible clarity and detail from edge to edge. The DR900X Plus performs exceptionally well at night and in dark environments (sample footage) while maintaining a low level of "digital noise".

There are two main improvements that make DR900X Plus stand out compared to the previous generation's DR900S: built-in Low-Voltage protection for Parking Recording and an optional BlackVue LTE Module making the connectivity to BlackVue Cloud so much easier! In addition to the "old" approach of using an external Wi-Fi hotspot signal for optional Cloud connectivity, the DR900X Plus has a MicroUSB port that you can plug in the optional BlackVue CM100 LTE Module, giving the camera the ability to stay connected to the BlackVue Cloud anytime, anywhere using just a SIM card with a data plan.

As for Parking Recording, the DR900X Plus can be hardwired directly to the vehicle's electrical system via the included in the package 3-pin Hardwire Cable hence no need for the optional Power Magic Pro anymore! Alternatively, it can also be powered by a Battery Pack for the ultimate parking recording protection. It supports Buffered Recording with Motion and Impact Detection and Time Lapse Recording.

Last but not least: if you're on the fence deciding between the front-only and the front+rear versions of the DR900X Plus, from now on the single-channel model can be upgraded to dual-channel (front and rear) simply by adding the Rear Camera Kit at a later stage! With all these improvements, all the BlackVue "must-have" features are present in this high-end device as well, including GPS logging, dual-band Wi-Fi, voice notifications, audio and loop recording - all in a premium quality, discreet and compact design.

Key Features

  • 8-megapixel OmniVision OS08A10 image sensor for 4K Ultra High Definition video capture. In other words, 4K Ultra HD is four times as many pixels as Full HD.
  • The powerful HiSilicon Hi3559-V200 CPU allows for 25 Megabits video bitrate.
  • Can be upgraded by adding the Rear Camera Kit thanks to the presence of the rear camera socket.
  • With the built-in low-voltage protection, the DR900X Plus can be hardwired using the included 3-pin Hardwire Cable to get Parking Recording coverage for as long as your vehicle's battery has some extra charge.
  • Supports all existing BlackVue Parking Recordings Add-ons, from the Power Magic Pro to Battery Packs for an ultimate parking recording coverage.
  • Seamless Pairing with your smartphone, in conjunction with the built-in dual-band 5GHz Wi-Fi, makes the setup, configuration and footage download a breeze.
  • BlackVue Cloud is even more accessible by plugging in the optional BlackVue LTE Module, or by pairing the camera to an existing Wi-Fi hotspot signal in (or near) the vehicle.
  • The built-in GPS receiver logs your vehicle’s location, speed and current time so you can later visualize its position on the map.
  • Audio recording (on by default, yet can be turned off) adds more context to your footage.
  • Based on supercapacitors, with the max operating temperature of 70°C and high temperature cut off this camera can work well in New Zealand summer.
  • Stylish discreet tube-shaped design.

Specs and Manual

Model DR900X-1CH Plus
Dimensions Width 118.5 mm / Height 36 mm / 106 g
Image Sensor 8 MPx Omnivision OS08A10 Sensor
Viewing Angle Diagonal 162°, Horizontal 136°, Vertical 77°
Resolution and Frame Rate 4K UHD (3840x2140) @ 30 FPS
Video Codec H.264 (AVC)
Image Quality Modes Highest (Extreme), Highest, High, Normal
Memory Card Support MicroSD Class 10 U-1 or faster, up to 256GB.
BlackVue 32GB card included.
Video Compression MP4
Recording Modes – Normal
– Event (Impact Detection / Speed Limit / Manual)
– Parking Mode (Motion+Impact Detection, Timelapse)
Parking Mode Supported (see Power Management Devices)
Event File Overwrite Protection Supported (up to 50)
BlackVue Cloud Supported (requires CM100 LTE Module or Wi-Fi connection)
Wi-Fi Built-in (802.11 a.b.g.n.ac)
GPS Built-in (Dual Band : GPS, GLONASS)
Bluetooth Built-in (V2.1+EDR/4.2)
LTE External BlackVue CM100 LTE Module (optional)
Microphone Built-in
Speaker, Voice Guidance Built-in
Sensor 3-Axis Acceleration Sensor
Backup Power Built-in supercapacitor
Input Power DC 12V-24V (DC Plug (⌀ 3.5 x ⌀ 1.1))
Power Consumption Normal Mode (Wi-Fi On / GPS On) : ~310 mA/12V
Normal Mode (Wi-Fi Off / GPS On) : ~250 mA/12V
Parking Mode (Wi-Fi On / GPS Off) : ~250 mA/12V
Parking Mode (Wi-Fi Off / GPS Off) : ~200 mA/12V
* Actual power consumption varies depending on environment.
Operation Temperature -20 °C to 70 °C (-4 °F to 158 °F)
Storage Temperature -20 °C to 80 °C (-4 °F to 176 °F )
Overheating Cut-Off Approx. 75 °C (167 °F)
Certifications FCC, CE, RoHS, Telec, WEEE, IC
Software BlackVue Viewer
* Windows 7 or higher, Mac Yosemite OS X or higher
Smartphone App BlackVue App
* Android 5.0 or higher, iOS 9.0 or higher
Other Seamless Pairing with your smartphone via BlackVue App
Mobile Hotspot Function

Specs are taken from the official BlackVue website.
The manual can be found on the BlackVue DR900X-1CH Manual Page.

Package Contents


The package contains the front camera, power cord, 3-pin hardwire cable, 32GB miscroSD card, card reader, double-sided tape, cable clips, pry tool and quick start guide

Recording Times

The DR900X-1CH Plus comes with the 32GB MicroSD memory card out of the box which is capable of storing around 2.5 of footage (on the highest video quality settings). If you'd like to keep more footage, you can add a more capacious option in the drop-down menu above. Each memory card option in the menu is marked with its price and estimated recording time. Please also see the detailed recording times chart for different memory card options below.

BlackVue DR900X-1CH Plus Recording Times Table

Sample Footage

The DR900X Plus does a great job producing high-quality videos both day and night (please don't forget to set the YouTube video quality to the highest).*
* Please disregard the rear camera related parts as they are not applicable to this model.

Reviews

Please find some video reviews of the BlackVue DR900X Plus below.* More reviews can be found in this youtube playlist.
* Please disregard the rear camera related parts as they are not applicable to this model.


Installation

The installation process for the DR900X-1CH is identical to the other BlackVue X Series dash cams. The video below is a walkthrough of a very basic BlackVue dash cam installation (if you'd like to hardwire the camera, this video will also come in handy).*

* Please disregard the rear camera related parts as they are not applicable to this model.

Alternatively, please consider our mobile dash cam installation service available in the Auckland region or make an enquiry for a quote for hardwiring installation.

Taxes and Shipping

Free Tracked Courier Shipping within New Zealand from drivercam.co.nz for all the orders above $150! Most of our customers receive their orders on the following business day if paid by 3pm.

DriverCam Limited is registered for GST and supply every order with a Tax Invoice.


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