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Old 11-12-2020, 10:37 AM   #1
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Join Date: Apr 2020
Location: Capitola
Motorcycles: Yamaha FZ1
Name: Dan
Review of cheap auto dashcam tacked onto FZ1

Added an Apeman C550 dashcam with front and rear cameras to my Yamaha FZ1 -- just to see how the video looked. This is a super cheap unit ($60 on Amazon) and it's really designed to mount on a car windshield.

First attempt to mount to bike's windscreen was a fail with huge vibration. Second attempt involved mounting front camera/dvr to bottom of bikini fairing and I think the images are passable. Front cam is 1080p and rear is 720p.

Short video here shows how the camera images look.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SOacNQO1dv0

Original videos are slightly clearer than YouTube, and I think in a collision the front camera would read a license plate, and the rear camera might if it was close to center of the view.

Note that the YouTube video is my first one using a new editing program and on-camera approach. Lots to still improve, but let me know what you think.
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