Exploding meteorites? Crazy drivers and desperate scam artists? Bigfoot by the side of the road? Tornado on the horizon? You'll want some high-definition video of those, preferably with the time and date recorded as well. As you cruise around on your daily adventures, Cobra's CDR 810 Dash Cam will record all that and more, so you can watch and listen to the drive again later, played on your computer or television.
You'll find everything you need to get set up and and recording with this package. A clever suction cup mount holds the camera/recorder firmly on your windshield, adjusting to aim the camera where you want. An 8 GB MicroSD memory card comes already installed in the card slot, allowing you to record up to 55 minutes of 1080P HD video right away. The card slot can accommodate up to a 32 GB memory card for longer recordings. The CDR 810 comes set up to start recording as soon as you start your car, so you'll never miss an important event because you forgot to turn the camera on.
The cigarette lighter power adapter comes with a 12-foot cord, which is enough so you can drape it neatly around your windshield for a stealthy installation, instead of having the cord dangle straight down. You can view your recordings on the 2" LCD screen, but you'll better experience the high-def quality of the picture when you show it on a larger display. The package includes a USB cable and an audio/video cable adapter to connect your CDR 810 to a television or a computer.
The CDR 810 features continuous loop recording which records over the oldest files so you don't waste data storage with insignificant video clips. Pushing the File Lock button saves the sections you want to keep for downloading or editing. A built-in microphone records the video soundtrack — the music you're playing on the radio, or your narration, road-enraged or not, of what's happening as you're driving. You can even rotate the camera and record the official business or shenanigans going on inside your vehicle.
A photograph mode allows you to snap stills, while a motion sensor mode automatically records anything that moves — perfect for spotting parking lot hit and run incidents. The G-Sensor mode automatically saves a recording when it senses that there's been an accident. Infrared LED "headlights" help the camera see better at night.
Warning: The use of this device and/or a windshield mount may be restricted in some states or jurisdictions.