What is a car DVR car black box?

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Date Time: March 29, 2024
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Author: ROYIS

What is a car DVR car black box?

A car DVR (Dashboard Camera Recorder), commonly known as a car black box, is a device installed inside vehicles to record video, audio, and other data during vehicle operation. This data may include vehicle speed, GPS location, driving routes, and more. The primary function of a car DVR is to record the circumstances during vehicle operation for later review and analysis. It can be used to provide evidence in resolving traffic accident disputes, monitoring driving behavior, and recording travel routes.

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Functions of a Car DVR Car Black Box

1. Recording function: Capable of recording videos of the vehicle's operation, typically in high definition or ultra-high definition resolution.

2. Loop recording: Able to continuously overwrite recorded footage, ensuring continuous recording once storage space is full.

3. Collision detection: Some car DVRs are equipped with collision sensors that automatically save footage upon detecting a collision or sudden braking to prevent overwriting.

4. GPS positioning: Can record GPS location information and vehicle speed data for tracking vehicle location and driving routes.

5. Night vision function: Some high-end models of car DVRs have night vision capabilities, allowing clear video recording in low-light or nighttime conditions.

6. Parking monitoring: Some car DVRs feature parking monitoring, allowing video recording even when the vehicle is parked to prevent theft or record unexpected events during parking.

7. High-temperature protection: Equipped with mechanisms to operate normally in high-temperature environments, ensuring long-term stability.

8. Storage media support: Can use MicroSD cards or solid-state drives as storage media for recorded video data.

9. User interface and settings: Most car DVRs have user-friendly interfaces for settings and management, accessible through buttons or mobile apps.

10. ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistance Systems): These include advanced driver assistance technologies such as lane departure warning, forward collision warning, and adaptive cruise control. ADAS uses sensors like cameras, radar, or lasers to monitor the surrounding environment and provide warnings or assistance to drivers to enhance driving safety.

11. DSM (Driver Status Monitoring): This technology utilizes cameras or sensors to monitor the driver's status, including fatigue detection and attention monitoring. When the system detects driver fatigue or distraction, it alerts the driver to take measures to reduce the risk of traffic accidents.

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Benefits of a Car DVR Car Black Box

1. Vehicle tracking: Car DVRs can record real-time vehicle location and driving routes through GPS positioning, helping fleet managers to monitor vehicle location and operation.

2. Driving behavior monitoring: Car DVRs can record driver behaviors such as speeding, harsh braking, and rapid acceleration, aiding in monitoring driver behavior and providing improvement suggestions to enhance driving safety and fuel efficiency.

3. Increased efficiency and productivity: By monitoring vehicle operation through car DVRs, fleet managers can promptly identify and address issues such as traffic congestion and traffic violations, thereby improving transportation efficiency and productivity.

4. Reduced accidents and disputes: Car DVRs can provide objective video evidence, helping to reduce the occurrence of traffic accidents and providing evidence in case of accidents or disputes, expediting issue resolution.

5. Prevention of vehicle theft and misuse: Car DVRs can record videos while the vehicle is parked, helping to prevent vehicle theft or misuse and providing surveillance to protect fleet assets.

6. Provision of real-time monitoring and alerts: Some car DVRs feature real-time monitoring and alert functions, providing real-time driving status and alert information to help fleet managers take timely action to reduce potential risks and losses.

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List of Car DVR Suppliers

1. YUWEI (China) - F4

- Advantages: Made in China, affordable price. Supports GPS positioning, multi-camera 1080p video, ADAS, and DSM driver assistance. Highest cost-performance ratio for products with similar performance.


2. Thinkware (South Korea) - Thinkware F800 Pro

- Advantages: High-definition video recording, with front collision warning and lane departure warning functions, built-in GPS to record vehicle location and speed, parking surveillance feature.

3. BlackVue (South Korea) - BlackVue DR900X-2CH

- Advantages: Supports ultra-high-definition recording, has front and rear dual cameras, built-in WiFi for real-time viewing and settings via mobile app.

4. Garmin (USA) - Garmin Dash Cam 66W

- Advantages: Features ultra-wide-angle lens, supports 1440p HD recording, has voice control function, built-in GPS and collision sensor.

5. Vantrue (USA) - Vantrue N2 Pro

- Advantages: Front and rear dual cameras, supports 1080p HD recording, has night vision function, built-in G-sensor, supports loop recording.

6. Rexing (USA) - Rexing V1P Pro

- Advantages: Front and rear dual cameras, supports 1080p HD recording, equipped with collision sensor and loop recording function, easy to install and operate.

7. Nextbase (UK) - Nextbase 522GW

- Advantages: Supports 1440p HD recording, built-in Alexa voice control, WiFi and GPS, real-time viewing and settings via mobile app.

8. VIOFO (China) - VIOFO A129 Pro Duo

- Advantages: Front and rear dual cameras, supports 4K ultra HD recording, with WiFi connection and GPS recording function, supports loop recording and parking surveillance.

9. Cobra (USA) - Cobra SC 200D

- Advantages: Front and rear dual cameras, supports 1080p HD recording, equipped with WiFi connection and GPS recording function, built-in collision sensor and parking surveillance.


- Advantages: Supports 4K ultra HD recording, has a 170-degree wide-angle lens, built-in WiFi and GPS, features loop recording and collision sensing.

Which vehicles can use car DVRs?

Trucks, lorries, buses, coaches, taxis, delivery vehicles, sanitation vehicles, dump trucks, fire trucks, ambulances, school buses, etc.


Best car DVR recommendations for 2024:

F4, an advanced high-definition intelligent AI mobile dvr. It adopts an industrial-grade core high-speed processing chip, integrating global 4G wireless transmission, WIFI communication, DVR function, and BDS/GPS dual-mode positioning.


F4 aims to provide comprehensive vehicle driving records and video monitoring functions. F4 is equipped with powerful artificial intelligence computing power, supporting advanced monitoring functions such as ADAS (Advanced Driving Assistance System), BSD (Blind Spot Detection), DSM (Driver Status Monitoring), passenger status, cargo condition, etc. This ensures high-level intelligent monitoring and enhances overall safety.


Car DVR Specifications:


Detailed Specification

Appearance structure

Size: 145×58×193mm

Shell material: PC+ABS, body material: aluminum alloy

Protection grade


Environmental suitability

Operating temperature: -30℃70℃,

Storage temperature: -40℃85℃

Working voltage

Working voltage range: 9 - 32V

Support car battery protection: 8.5V±0.5V/12V system, 17V±0.5V/24V system

12V/24V adaptive36V system is not supported

Ultra-low power consumption design

Static current <2mA

Support zero- power-consumption sleep mode

Power consumption

Average power consumption is less than 30W

Super capacitor

3 super capacitors can supply power to the system and camera

2~3s to save the complete video before power failure

Indicator lights

lights (1 positioning signal, 1 communication signal, 1 video recording, 1 terminal operation indication)

External interface

Power supply: TE-1318384-2

Positioning antenna connector: Fakra-C blue

Communication antenna connector: Fakra-D

Video interface: M12-4

IPC interface: M12-6


Maximum 6 channels of AHD/CVBS video input, can supply power to the camera, the output voltage value is 12V, single channel maximum output current 0.5A

1-channel IPC video input connector, 12V power supply

1-channel CVBS output


2-way camera recording, recording line supports key input detection

1 way shout MIC input


2.5-inch mechanical / solid state hard disk, can support 7mm / 9.5mm, hard disk shock absorption device fixed in the terminal (Maximum capacity support 2TB)

2 SD cards, pluggable mode, does not support simultaneous recording (Maximum capacity support 512GB)

Data interface

2-way RS232 interface, 5V power supply @ 500mA

1-way 485 interface, 1 way IPC interface, 12V power output (1A)

Positioning module

GPS and BeiDou positioning module

Communication module

4G module

SIM card

Drawer plug-in SIM card

IO function

8-channel input: ACC, left steering, right steering, door edge, emergency, reverse, brake, speed pulse

1 way output: fuel break power


Where is your MDVR factory located?

Our headquarters are in Shenzhen, China, with factories in Dongguan and Wuhan, Hubei Province. The total area is 15,000 square meters, with mechanized production. You are welcome to visit.

What are the advantages of YUWEI's MDVR compared to other brands?

1. As a Chinese factory, we offer competitive prices for MDVR with similar performance.

2. We are one of the top DVR manufacturers in China, ensuring product quality and continuous technological upgrades.

3. With a production area of 15,000 square meters, we can quickly deliver MDVR dash cam products for medium to large-sized fleets.

4. Our products are equipped with GPS and China's BDS dual positioning system, ensuring higher precision and reliability.

Does MDVR support ADAS and DSM?

Our F4 MDVR supports the ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistance Systems) and DSM (Driver Status Monitoring) systems as you mentioned. Please feel free to purchase.

What about the quality of YUWEI's products?

Our products not only pass the China Compulsory Certification (CCC), but also FCC certification in the United States, CE certification in the European Union, UKCA certification in the United Kingdom, NBTC certification in Thailand, and we are continuously applying for compliance with regulations in other countries. With certifications from authoritative institutions, you can rest assured of the quality.

Where are your products currently being used?

Our dash cams, MDVR, and other products are being used in Saudi Arabia, Dubai, Kuwait, Turkey, Brazil, Mexico, the United Kingdom, Vietnam, Myanmar, Singapore, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Indonesia, and more. Currently, over 3000 fleets are using our products.

What types of fleets are Car DVR suitable for?

Our products are suitable for all types of vehicles, including buses, trucks, trailers, school buses, sanitation vehicles, dump trucks, excavators, trailers, ambulances, fire trucks, etc. If you are a fleet manager, please feel free to email us (hello@yuweitek.com) to discuss finding the best solution for your fleet.

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