As our recent dash cam insurance guide explained, there are a multitude of reasons you should be recording video while driving. In addition to providing an impartial witness in the event of an accident, they can also speed up your insurance claim and help you to avoid excess charges.
Convinced? Then you need to check out Catch's dash cam clearance sale. For a limited time, the daily deals site is offering big discounts on a range of dash cam models with savings of up to $150. Here are some highlights!
Uniden iGO 820 Dash Cam w/ Night Vision: $119 (save $29)
A plug-and-play device, the Uniden Twin Cam Accident 800 is easy to install, configure and operate! Utilising dual cameras, this allows you more than one angle and to gain extra wide footage from the front. Or direct one to the back of the vehicle for a different view. The Infrared Night Vision ensures that high quality footage is recorded even in poor light.
Motion Detection enables the camera to collect evidence even when the car is parked and without the driver present - with the camera instantly capturing footage if the car is bumped or scraped. With the help of a built-in G-sensor and the device's Collision Detection Mode, the camera can also detect a change in motion which will instantly trigger recording in the event of an accident.
It's also ideal for recreational drivers such as 4WD enthusiasts, parents wishing to monitor younger drivers or commercial fleet managers tracking employees while on the road. There's a lot to like about this, including the price. So see the green light & grab it stat!
NAVIG8R DualView Cameras w/ GPS Crashcam: $149 (save $50)
This Crashcam has been designed with the professional driver in mind. Protect your car, your passengers and yourself with the dual camera in-car DVR that records in full high definition with 1080p in the front and high definition 720p internally. Plus, the internal camera comes with night vision so you can even capture footage in the dark!
Navig8r Pro X UHD Digital Video Recorder: $149 (save $100)
Protect yourself from fraudulent insurance claims and fines with the Navig8r Pro X dash cam! Navig8r’s top of the line dash camera records exceptional image clarity with Ultra Full HD 1296p eliminating distortion for maximum detail including faces, number plates and street signs, so all the evidence you collect is accurate and reliable. It also features a seriously wide 165° angle lens, motion detect recording, loop recording, Auto-Bump recording, School Zone & Speed Camera alerts, Parking Sensor, GPS tracking and a Digital Map display. It even comes with in-built GPS tracking software to replay recorded journeys with GPS positioning & real-time speed displays to ensure all the evidence you have covers every single base - how's that for peace of mind!
UL-TECH 1080p Dash Cam Dual Camera: $87.30 (save $121)
The HD LCD touch screen is tough and durable and has remarkable 1080P clarity for details. The Dash Cam also operates night and day with fantastic Wide Dynamic Range (WDR) night vision and provides comprehensive front and rear camera coverage. Other great features include a 12MP/4G HD lens, 32GB SD card, smart G-sensor for automatic lock down of video, and parking mode and motion sensor to ensure your interests are covered even when you are not driving.
Mini 0805P Super Capacitor Dashcam With GPS: $119 (save $60)
Upgraded model includes Super Capacitor and New Chipset. Better Performance in heat and Rear Camera Option Available. (HD Recording at 2304x1296P/30fps, 1920*1080P/30fps, 1280*720P/30/60fps. Driver facing 1.5" LCD Screen to see what you are recording. New Parking Guard Support. 140 Degree viewing angle. GPS Included.)
Take a look at video compilations like Dash Cam Owners Australia and you will quickly see many motorists are using dash cams to capture footage of car accidents or unusual events on the road – and it seems to be growing in popularity.
Dash cam use has reportedly tripled in Australia over the last three years and we are even starting to see new cars, such as the Citroen C3, launch with built-in dash cams as optional extras, designed to give drivers added peace of mind.
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