BlackVue DR430 is an entry-level front and rear in-car video camera for installing inside your vehicle. The BlackVue DR430 front and rear cameras record in HD at resolution 1280 x 720 at 30 frames per second (FPS). The GPS module is optional for recording GPS locational information. The BlackVue has a parked mode that detects motion when parked and starts recording.
The Blackvue DR430 allows for a discrete installation with dimensions 115.9mm width and 34mm height (front camera) and 67.4mm width and 25mm height (rear camera). The power source can be between 12V and 24V.
BlackVue DR430 2CH 16GB - £189.99
BlackVue DR430 2CH 32GB - £199.99
The BlackVue DR430 is an entry-level in-car camera device with a front and rear facing camera for installing inside you car. This BlackVue is a great camera for capturing events in the road for peace of mind and for documentation for insurance purposes. The front and rear camera record in HD at a resolution of 1280x720 at 30FPS. There is also an optional GPS module you can buy making it possible to record GPS locational information. The recording format is MP4, which is compatible with all computers.
If you would like a larger system with an LCD touch screen whereby you can watch videos on the unit itself we recommend buying the BlackVue DR750LW-2CH instead which also includes all the features of the DR430-2CH and more.
If you want a Blackvue with an Infra Red rear camera for better night vision capabilities then we recommend buying the BlackVue DR650 2CH IR.
Recording modes include:
Normal - You select to start recording. Device records continuously. You manually need to stop recording.
Event - Only starts recording when the G-Sensor detects an impact. Set to record for either 1, 2 or 3 minutes.
Parking - Device only starts recording when motion is detected. Otherwise power is conserved. Also starts recording if G-sensor detects an impact. Set to either 1, 2 or 3 minutes. When recording in parked mode the Frames Per Second is less than when driving (less than 30FPS).
The BlackVue will also record speed information and your location on a map using the optional GPS module. There is also a built-in microphone so you can record sounds in and around your vehicle and listen to back whilst viewing the video on a computer or mobile phone.
The in-car charger has a voltage from 12V to 24V. The included microSD card is either 16GB or 32GB dependent upon which BlackVue DR430 model you purchase - please see 'add to cart' options above.
The camera lens used is a Sony Exmor CMOS Sensor (front) and CMOS Sensor (rear) which ensures good quality recording at daytime and nighttime too. You will get in the box a high quality connection cable to connect the rear camera to the front camera.
BlackVue DR430 2CH FAQs
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BlackVue DR430 HD Features
‣720p HD Video recording (front and rear cameras)
‣Front and rear camera record in resolution of 1280 x 720 for recording events in the road when driving and parked.
‣Optional GPS module
‣Records in MP4 format
‣Sound recording (microphone and speaker built-in)
‣PC and Mac compatible with the Blackvue Viewer Application
‣Motion Detection in Parking Mode
‣Stylish and Compact Design
‣Includes either 16GB/32GB microSD card - depending which model is purchased
‣One touch formatting of the microSD card
‣1 Year manufacturers guarantee
Included in the box with the Blackvue DR430 is a quick release windsceen mount and 12/24v power cable. You can use the windscreen mount to locate the DR430 on the front windscreen. The rear camera can be mounted to see the view behind your vehicle or you can record the interior of your vehicle. Many customers choose to locate the Blackvue in the centre of the windscreen near the rear-view mirror which offers a discrete installation.
Additionally, if you'd like to hardwire the BlackVue DR430 HD dash cam into your vehicles battery, you can do so by purchasing the BlackVue Power Magic Pro electric power controller (which is sold separately). The Power Magic Pro will operate in cars, vans and other commercial vehicles with a battery power supply of either 12 volts or 24 volts. In addition, once installed the hardwire power kit enables your BlackVue dashboard camera to continue to operate even when your vehicles ignition is switched off.
What's in the box? (when purchased from ActiveGPS.co.uk)
‣BlackVue DR430 Front Camera
‣BlackVue DR430 Rear Camera
‣Vehicle Power Cable
‣Rear Camera Connection Cable
‣Double-Sided Tape for Mounting
‣Cable Clips (8 included)
‣32, 64 or 128GB microSD Card dependent on model purchased
‣microSD Card Reader
BlackVue DR430 HD Technical Specification
‣Technology: Optional External GPS module and Sony Exmor CMOS camera sensor
‣Resolution: Front camera 1 MegaPixel (1280x720) @ 30fps, rear camera 1 MegaPixel (1280x720) @30fps
‣Angle of view: The front camera has a 129 degrees diagonal viewing angle. The rear camera is 129 degree (diagonal).
‣Video compression: MP4
‣Video out: Yes, Coaxial Cable
‣Frame Rate: 30 frames per second (less than 30fps in parked mode)
‣SD card: 16GB or 32GB depending which DR430 model is purchased
‣Audio: Speaker and Microphone built-in
‣Mains power: DC 12V-24V
‣Dimensions: front camera W 115.9 mm x H 34 mm, rear camera W 67.4 mm x H 25 mm
‣Weight: Front camera 68g, rear camera 28g
‣BlackVue DR430 2CH manual
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Page updated: 11th April 2017