The RoadHawk HD Forward Facing Camera system Dash Cam Accident CameraFootage from the RoadHawk HD camera at the Castle Combe Track Day & BMW Meet
The RoadHawk HD Forward Facing Camera System - Key Features
Ultra High Video Quality 1080p processor and CMOS sensor
PC, Windows & MAC compatible software
Low Light CMOS produces excellent colour and Sharp images in low light conditions.
5hz GPD module High accuracy of data
Digital Images stabilization transport for London Approved
Built in G-Force
Transport for London - The RoadHawk HD Accident camera has undergone strict testing and has TFL (Transport for London) approval.
Ultra High Video Quality RoadHawk HD has a high end 1080p video processor and high quality CMOS sensor making this the market leader in forward facing cameras. This chipset is capable of 720p / 60 frames per second, or 1080p / 30 frames per second. Video files are MP4 and can be played back in full on any modern computer.
Low Light Performance The HD uses the best low light CMOS sensor on the market by Aptina. This sensor provides excellent colour reproduction and sharp day time images and unrivalled low light ability. Every sensor is time tested and guaranteed against dead pixels.
Digital Image stabilisation the RoadHawk HD is the first in car accident camera with full EIS (electronic image stabilisation) to give you the smoothest video even on the roughest road conditions. The 3D gyro gives G-Force data which locks a video file if the camera detects an impact.
Precision GPS engine RoadHawk HD dash cam uses a 5hz GPS module making the RoadHawk HD 5 x more accurate than most competitors (who use only 1hz). This provides faster GPS lock on times with much smoother positioning of the vehicle using Google maps.
Compact neat design Designed on customer feedback this unit tucks behind your rear view mirror and is barely viewable from your driving position. The unit comes with high quality 3M adhesive pad and enough cabling is provided to route the power to your accessory socket. We can come to you and install this neatly and professionally, we are mobile and nationwide and cover the whole UK.
SDXC Compatible with High Capacity SD Card Using the latest SDXC technology, the RoadHawk HD camera is compatible with the latest range of high capacity cards. Tested with 64gb and 128gb SDXC cards. The cameras uses from 2gb to 6gb of data per hour depending on video quality settings.
UK Designed Software The RoadHawk software is compatible with Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows 8 and OSX for MAC. The videos can also be streamed back using QuickTime, VLC, or Windows Media Player. The standard video files can be edited by just about any video editing software available today.
Lockable Solution (optional) to meet transport for London (TfL) regulations you have an optional extra lockable cage for the RoadHawk HD accident camera.
The lockable cage has a key so you can only remove the SD card if you use the key provided. The locking cage also secures the power cable so this also cannot be removed from the camera making the unit tamper proof.
Other useful information about your RoadHawk HD Dash Cam
Some customers want to use the accident camera for track and trace purpose and this unit has a built-in mode which allows the camera to make files up to 30 minutes long and not overwrite them. This makes the unit a powerful track analysis and driving aid. The unit includes an external microphone input for connecting higher quality recording equipment or for connecting a radio communications device or intercom. The unit has an added external GPD antenna in the box for those cars struggling for GPS signal.
RoadHawk HD Dash Camera review by Fleet Safety
The RoadHawk HD dash camera receives lots of positive reviews. The Guardian recently awarded it best in class for image quality.
Click here to read the latest review by FLEET SAFETY MAGAZINE
Footage from the RoadHawk HD camera in a HGV on the motorway at night time
(graphics applied using RaceRender 3)RoadHawk HD Dash cameras Specification
Video: 1080p (30fps) or 720p (30-60fps)
Audio: Variable sensitivity internal microphone External microphone input (3.5mm Jack)
Encoding: H.264 / MP4 Files with embedded G-Force and GPS data
Bitrate: Adjustable from 4Mbits to 12Mbits
Loop Mode: 1 minute files continuous loop with file locking
Normal Mode: Up to 30 minute long files (no looping or file locking)
GPS: 5Hz GPS receiver with internal antenna
External GPS: Waterproof, magnetic external GPS antenna supplied
Power: 12v to 24v input 5m power cable supplied
EIS: Gyro controlled electronic image stabilisation
G-Force: 3D G-Force sensor installed (variable sensitivity)
Internal Power: 2 x super capacitors to ensure safe camera shutdown
Memory: Internal 2GB DRAM SDXC compatible
Sensor: High-End Aptina sensor with WDR
Lens: Wide angled 135 degree lens
Mounting: Standard RoadHawk adhesive mountingRoadHawk HD Dash Camera what is in the box?
1 x RoadHawk HD 1080p Forward Facing Camera
1 x 8gb Class 10 SD card
1 x External GPS Antenna (only needed for vehicles with heated front screens)
1 x Accessory socket power cable
1 x Adhesive windscreen mounts
1 x Adhesive vertical windscreen mounts
1 x software CD-ROM (PC & MAC)
1 x User manualRoadHawk HD Dash cameras Key Settings
Change camera resolution
Change camera frame rate
Change time zone
Change file length
Turn loop mode on/off
Change bit rate
Change microphone sensitivity
Change camera speaker volume
Change camera record mode
Change G-Force sensor sensitivityRoadHawk HD Dash Camera Software
Compatible with Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8 and OSX 10.1 or higher
Automatics SD card detection
Automatic software updates
Automatic camera firmware updates
Video and audio control
Speed display in MPH or KPH
Vehicle position on Google maps
Vehicle G-Force display