Select and purchase one of the special models, multifunctional DVRs, which can be used as a portable compact camera. One of the most famous devices of this type is the DVR Highscreen Black Box Outdoor. Without connected screen this device looks like a cylinder, one end of which has the lens and the other panel with HDMI and miniUSB, connectors for two microphones, a slot for memory card and switch between the different resolutions videos.
A feature of this device is the presence of multiple fasteners through which the DVR can be used for doing a variety of shooting conditions. This holders for car, motorcycle handlebar or bike helmet or any flat surfaces.
Insert the memory card device of sufficient size and begin shooting video, hold the cylinder with a camera in hand or attaching it to the head. However, she will appear as a compact device for capturing form GO-PRO, so it's unlikely people will be able to understand that you are using the car recorder, but not normal cell.
You can use for simple video shooting and other models of car recorders. For this, they should be easy to carry and have a removable attachment. In addition, an important the amount of memory available for recording videos: simple recorders often support a memory card of small volume, since the road shooting is not very much space.
Use the device that support a memory card of 16 Gb and above. Pay attention to the angle of the DVR: if it is wide enough, you will be comfortable to shoot. Simple and inexpensive models typically remove only a small space in front of you, allowing you to use them only in the car.
DVRs can be used as outdoor surveillance cameras. To do this, purchase a device with recording function the interval. Make sure that it allows you to shoot over a long period of time. You can configure it to turn through a certain period and work for 1-2 hours, after which it will again go in standby mode.
Compact model DVRs are often used as web camera, connected to computer or laptop via a USB port. Pay attention to devices with a flexible stem and a convenient stand to comfortably position the camera in front of your face. Some models only work with computer software, for example, WebcamDV.
Advice 2 : How to use DVR
Video recorder is useful device, locking from inside the car what is happening on the road. The use of this device has its own characteristics, knowing that you can protect yourself and your car in an emergency.
Select a suitable location to install the DVR. It is important that it is not closed you an overview. It is best to install it in such a way that the device was imperceptible from the outside. This will help to avoid malicious attempts to steal it, and avoid disputes with the inspectors, who are often asked to turn off the recording device. The best places to mount are the car DVR rearview mirror, the Central part of the windshield and lamp Central lighting of the interior. To attach the camera better on tape. In this case, it will hold in the cabin longer and will not change his position at sharp maneuvers of the machine.
Make sure the DVR has the proper review. He needs to see everything that happens on the road in front of the car. It is better to use a device with a wide viewing angle that the camera captured not only the hood. The ideal is 180 degrees. In this case, the camera will capture, for example, the employee of traffic police, who will approach the car from the side. It is also important that the camera captured the area of the ditch and road signs, in the event of an accident you had as much evidence in their favor.
Use the main features of the DVR for examination of events, one way or another affect your rights. To apply the device with the function of G-sensor. In this case, the recording will start immediately after the start of the path and automatically stop in case of a sudden stop or crash. Immediately after the occurrence of any event copy the entry from the DVR to the computer and external storage media. Please submit one copy of the recording of events to the inspector and to the court, leaving one of the copies. This will ensure its safety in case of loss or failure is one of the participants in the process of its consideration.