DOD GS600 / GS300 Dash Camera

The DOD GS600 is a GPS enabled sprint cam which could document 1080p at 30FPS. Like a number of the DOD models it’s miles primarily based at the Ambarella processor. It affords high-quality picture excellent in the day and respectable quality at night time. There are some reliability problems that we are able to speak. because it does not have a display screen, this camera is quite compact. All settings of the tool, in addition to viewing of video files is completed with the supplied far off manipulate connected to an appropriate video output (AV cable, HDMI cable). The DOD GS300 is the same digicam without GPS.

The DOD GS600 and the DOD GS300 sprint cameras are currently discontinued by using DOD Tech and has been changed by way of the DOD GSE550 and DOD GSE520. but different equivalent sprint cams are nevertheless being actively bought.

GS600 fashions

Like the various DOD cameras there are many versions to be had on eBay, Aliexpress and DealExtreme. The number one fashions encompass:

  • DOD GS600 (DOD emblem, lens to the left)
  • V1000GS (impartial OEM model, lens in the center)
  • Kapkam Q3 (Russian model, lens to the left)
  • The non-GPS model fashions encompass
  • GS300 (DOD logo, lens to the left, presently discontinued within the usa, replaced by way of the DOD GSE520)
  • V1000 (impartial OEM version, lens within the middle)
  • Kapkam Q3 Lite (Russian model, lens to the left)

The non-GPS version is same to the GS600 aside from the GPS sensor.

Regarded issues

Low capability Battery

The GS600 generally comes with a low capability battery. This battery quick dies and wishes to be replaced. To update the battery, you have to disassemble the sprint cam, carefully unsolder the two wires going to the battery, detach the battery from the tape, solder new wires, and then paste it lower back into place if vital.

If now not changed, the subsequent 2 troubles can occur.

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damaged SD-Card

There have been many reports of SD-cards being damaged in this dash cam. This trouble is probably associated with disconnecting the energy deliver at a time whilst the inner battery is useless.

Reset Date and Time

Incomplete recording while turning off the outside strength supply. results in the reset of the date and time to its default state. This occurs while the internal battery is dead.

Best memory card

choose a micro SD-card from a great producer (SanDisk, transcend, Kingston, Verbatim, Silicon power) elegance four and above. An 8 GB or more (max 32 GB) class 10 SD-card is most useful.

in which to buy for lowest fee

it’s miles tough to locate the branded DOD GS600 for purchase new because it has been discontinued. but the V1000GS can nevertheless be bought on eBay and Aliexpress for approximately $a hundred and fifty.

Firmware

Caution! MAKING adjustments in your FIRMWARE ARE done AT YOUR personal risk. WE are not answerable for ANY harm to your dash CAM as a result of these commands.

The simplest manner to replace the GS600 firmware is through USB. You have to join the sprint cam on your pc thru a USB cable and use the Direct USB software to manipulate the firmware. The Direct USB software is only applicable for dash cams that use the Ambarella processor. Firmware set up via usb will have a .elf extension.

down load the Ambarella DirectUSB_Setup_a2s_20090721.exe
Run the installation software DirectUSB_Setup_a2s_20090721.exe
observe the installation wizard.
Run the DirectUSB software and set the following parameters (highlighted in pink boxes):