Overview: The PAPAGO! GoSafe S780 includes a dash cam with a
2" color LCD screen and a separate rear camera to give you extra security for
your vehicle. While the dash cam records the road ahead as you travel, the rear
camera gives you a view behind your vehicle, or inside the passenger
compartment, depending upon the installation. The GoSafe S780 comes with a
windshield and dash mount, a 16 GB microSD card, and all of the needed power and
Note: The cameras should not be placed where it
obstructs the driver's view of the road. You should also comply with your
locality's restrictions on windshield-mounted devices.
Dash Cam: The front-facing dash camera is equipped with a
Sony Starvis image sensor that delivers clear images, especially in low light
situations. It features a bright F1.5 lens with an ultra-wide 150° viewing
angle. On the back of the camera is a bright 2.0" color LCD monitor for viewing
either the front or rear facing cameras or both.
Image Format: The GoSafe S780 can record video in 1920 x 1080p at 60
fps or 30 fps, or 1280 x 720p at 30 fps. Video is recorded in MP4 format. The
camera can also record still images in JPEG format.
Mounting Options: The dash camera comes with two mounting options. It
can be mounted on the windshield via the included 1-3/4" suction cup mount. For
a more permanent solution, you can also use the 3M adhesive mount to install the
camera on the dash or windshield. Both mounts have a ball-and-socket mechanism
that lets you tilt and swivel the camera for proper aiming.
Rear View Camera: The GoSafe S780's rear-facing camera has a Sony
Exmor image sensor, and an F1.9 lens with a 180° viewing angle. It can be
installed in the cabin on the rear window to record behind your car, allowing
you to record traffic approaching from the rear, or keeping an eye on an item
you are towing. The camera can also be mounted on the windshield or dash to
record inside the cabin. This is ideal for rideshare drivers who want extra
protection for themselves and their passengers. The integrated mounting bracket
can swivel up and down, and attaches via a strong 3M adhesive. The package
includes a short cable for mounting the camera up front, and a long cable for
mounting the cable in the rear of the vehicle. In the menu, you can configure
the rear camera to display as Normal Image, Rotated Image, Mirror Image, and
Rotated Mirror image. Rear-view camera dimensions:
Width 2", Height 0.6", Depth 0.783".
microSD Card Slot: The GoSafe S780 features a microSD
card slot and comes with a 16GB microSD card for storing the recorded video. The
camera supports Class 10 or higher microSD cards from 8 GB to 128GB. The memory
card should be formatted in the camera prior to use. A microSD-to-SD card adapter
is included for transferring video files to your laptop or desktop computer.
Recording Modes: The GoSafe S780 has three different
- Automatic Recording: The default Automatic Recording
mode begins recording when your vehicle is powered
on. It records in a continual loop, and saves the video in 5-minute clips.
When the memory card is full, the oldest video files will be overwritten.
- Motion Detection: In Motion Detection mode, the camera
sits in sleep mode until movement is detected in front of the lens. The
camera will continue recording until no more movement is detected for more
than 60 seconds, at which time the device enters sleep mode again. Motion
Detection mode is ideal for protecting your vehicle while it is parked and
unattended. (See Note below)
- Monitor Mode: Like Motion Detection mode, the camera
stays in sleep mode until motion is detected. In Monitor Mode, the camera
takes a single snapshot (still image) every second until it no longer senses
any movement for more than 60 seconds. This mode is designed to take up less
space on the microSD card, allowing you to record more files before they are
Note: Operating the camera in Monitor Mode or Motion Detection
Mode requires a continuous power source, such as PAPAGO!'s
G-Sensor / Emergency Recording: The GoSafe S780 is equipped with a 3-axis gravity sensor
(G-sensor). In the event of a
collision the camera will automatically save the recorded file and prevent it from being
overwritten. The G-sensor's sensitivity can be set to Low, Medium, High, or Off.
In case of any emergency, you can also manually protect a recorded video file
from being overwritten.
Driver Assist Features: The GoSafe S780 comes
equipped with all the signature PAPAGO! driver assistance safety features to
help keep you alert and safe while on the road.
- Stop Sign Recognition: Stop Sign Recognition uses advanced visual tracking
to recognize stop signs in its view and
alert you with a beep. This helps you avoid running a stop sign.
- Stop & Go Alert: After you stop for at least 10
seconds (for a red light, for example), the camera will alert you when the
vehicle in front of you has proceeded.
- Driver Fatigue Alarm: You can setup a timer that periodically reminds you with an audible beep to take a rest
before continuing to drive. The Driver Fatigue Alarm can be set to 30
minutes, 1 hours, 2 hours, 4 hours, or Off.
- Light Reminder: The Light Reminder is designed to
recognize when the outside environment surrounding the car gets
significantly darker. The camera will alert you with an audible beep to turn on
your exterior car lights. This is handy when driving at dusk, or in a tunnel
or dimly lit parking garage.
- Speeding Alert: With the optional
GPS antenna, the GoSafe S780 will alert you with a beep when you have
exceeded the posted speed limit.
- TPMS: With the optional
TireSafe D10E Tire Pressure Monitoring System, the camera will display the
temperature and air pressure of all of your vehicle's tires. You'll be
alerted if the air pressure in any of your tires is too low or too high, or
if the tire temperature is too high.
Audio Recording: In addition to recording
video and snapshots, the GoSafe S780 dash camera features a built-in microphone for
recording audio inside the vehicle. Audio recording can be turned On or Off.
Menu: The camera's menu offers the following settings:
- Volume: You can select Off, 20%, 40%, 60%, 80% or 100%.
- EV: The video can be adjusted brighter or darker as
needed from -1.0EV to +1.0EV in 1/3-EV increments.
- Display: Front camera, Rear camera, Both cameras (front
camera is full-screen, while rear camera appears in the upper left corner)
- Bump Recording: You can adjust the sensitivity of the
G-sensor Light, Middle, High, or off.
- Screen Saver: The screen saver can be set to appear
after 1 minute, 3 minutes, or turned off.
- Video Stamp: The video can be stamped with the
time/date or GPS coordinates.
Power Requirements: The GoSafe S780 comes with ample power
and signal cable to install the dash camera in the front and the rear camera in
the back of the vehicle. The package includes a DC power adapter for your
vehicle's 12-volt power port. An optional
is also available for permanent installation.
Firmware Updates: The GoSafe S780 is eligible to receive a
lifetime of firmware updates from the PAPAGO! website. You should check the
website regularly for new updates.
Optional Accessories: You can add the following accessories
to the GoSafe S780 Dash Cam:
- Tire Pressure Monitoring System: The
TPMS lets you efficiently view the pressure and temperature of all four of your tires on the dash cam screen.
- GPS Antenna: The
GPSA-US add-on GPS Antenna can be used to record speed and GPS logging on your videos.
The camera's time and date information is automatically updated via GPS when
the antenna is connected. The antenna plugs into the camera's 3.5mm GPS
Note: Only one of the accessories can be connected to the
camera at the same time.