The Zetronix zBlackBox-HD3 dash camera comes equipped with the highest-quality 2.7K resolution video sensor available. The product gives you the best possible video with sound via 2.7K and WDR technology.The zBlackBox-HD3 includes built-in WDR (Wide Dynamic Range) technology that records excellent scene details from shadows and highlights. This aspect of the camera allows it to capture extremely detailed video during the day or night.
This product also includes a large 2.0” LCD screen with an HDMI out. This makes it possible to see what you record live on the screen. You can also play back your videos on a TV, monitor, or computer. This dash cam’s built-in battery can be charged with a car’s cigarette lighter. It works while it’s charging, and it also works wireless for as many as 20 minutes.
Over 30% more pixels than standard 1080p Resolution
Full 2.7K HD Resolution Video Sensor OVER 30% Higher than 1080p!
The zBlackBox-HD3 comes equipped with a 2304 x 1269 resolution 2.7K sensor. That means the dash cam records images at over 30 percent more pixels than the more-standard 1080p. As a result, this dash cam can capture a crystal-clear image of a license plate from a significant distance. The zBlackBox-HD3 records images with a clarity that’s unmatched in the market, and with a ultra-wide 160-degree lens, not a single detail will be missed.
Six-Element Sharp Lens - Crystal-Clear Image
With this device, you’ll be shooting pictures and video through a Japanese-made Six-Element Sharp Lens, made up of six layers of glass. This feature allows for stunningly clear images.
Advanced WDR Technology – Best in Night Vision Technology
Wide Dynamic Range (WDR) technology uses two shutter speeds - high and normal - in alternative video fields, and combines them into one frame. Even if one aspect of an image is illuminated and another is dark, every detail will be captured accurately. Individuals who do most of their driving at night, but want their dash cam videos to look like they were recorded during a sunny day, will find themselves extremely pleased with this product.
On Start Up Recording
Thanks to an electricity sensor that turns the camera on the second you start your car, you’ll never have to worry about forgetting to press the record button. Plus, you can program your dash cam to switch off as soon as you exit your car, or at a certain time later.
Motion Sensor Recording
If you worry about vandals or thieves taking liberties with your car or truck, the zBlackBox-HD3’s motion sensor detection makes it ideal for surveillance. All you have to do is set the device to motion detection and leave it plugged into your cigarette lighter, or leave it running on wireless battery power. When someone approaches your vehicle, the unit records that individual’s face and every move he or she makes while near your property. If you don’t want to worry about the dash cam’s battery power running out while you’re away, the optional Hard Wire Dash Cam Kit allows you to spy on vandals without fretting over a power outage.
Compatible with High Capacity Micro SD Memory Cards up to 128GB
The zBlackBox-HD3 is compatible with up to a 128GB Micro SD card (Class 10+) that can store and record up to 34.2 hours of HD 720P video on a 128GB Card. Note that the Micro SD Memory Card is NOT INCLUDED.
- 8 minutes per 1 GB in 2K
-11 minutes per 1GB in 1080P
-16 minutes per 1GB in 720P
Date & Time Stamp
The first time you use your zBlackBox-HD3, simply adjusts the date and time to your current location. Once that’s done, all your videos and photos will have a date and time stamp superimposed in the bottom right corner.
HDMI Output & AV Out
The zBlackBox-HD3 comes equipped with an HDMI output as well as a RCA AV Out, which enables you to plug your dash cam into your TV, or watch your videos on any other device with an HDMI or an AV output.
2” LCD HD Display
With bigger viewing area, the 2.0" HD display provides a better video playback experience on the go, without the need of any other external devices or peripherals. The screen can be used to see what you record live, change the menu option or play back what you recorded at any time
Compact Size & Ultra Wide Angle 160 Degree Lens with 360 degree Swivel
Your safety will never be compromised by an obscured view, thanks to the zBlackBox-HD3’s compact size. This product complies with all US and International safety laws.
|Sensor||6.0 MP 2.7K UHD CMOS|
|Lens||Six-Element Glass Laser Etched|
|Lens Angle||160° Lens, 360° Swivel|
|Cable Length||6 Feet|
|Language||English, Spanish, French, Russian, German|
|Light Sensitivity||1.0 LUX Wide Dynamic Range|
|LCD Screen||2.0" LCD|
|Video Resolution||2.7K (2304 x 1269)|
|Video Playback||Via Dash Cam / Computer for GPS|
|Recording Content||Video & Audio & GPS|
|Recording Time Per 1 GB||
|Video File Length||Infinite / 2 / 5 / 10 min|
|Audio||Built in Mic & Speaker|
|Time Setting||via Menu or GPS|
|Max Memory Size||128 GB|
|Memory Card||Micro SD|
|Operating Temp. Range||14° F - 140° F|
|IR LED||WDR Technology no IR|
|Battery Life||20 Min|
|Product Size||2.3" X 2.0" X 1.0"|
|Operating System||Windows 8.1, 8, 7, Vista, XP, Max OS x|
|Net Weight||1.5 Oz|
Installed for my SUV and tried & tested for 2 days. So far, the overall experience has been great and I wanted to share some of it.
The number of customer reviewers was no so big when I ordered but I chose this one among a number of options because of 3 reasons below.
1) Wanted a compact size so that it is not too visible from the outside and also it won't block the driving vision. To me, the large display is overspec and pointless as I mainly use PC/Mac to playback the footage if needed.
2) Wanted one with GPS. It records the speed and precise location which could be useful to protect yourself when the accident.
3) Wanted one with a solid camera and optical spec.
The footage is clear and crisp day and night and I am happy with it. The distortion due to the 160 degree wide angle lens is acceptable and not a problem for the normal usage. The SW user interface needs a bit of learning how it is structured even with the user manual, which only describes key functions. What is great is CD software for Mac and PC bundled in the box. If you play back the footage with this software, you can track historty of speed and route over Google map. GPS accuracy is geat.
Regarding the customer service, I called them as CD ROM bundled in the box is small size and it did not work on my Macbook air. They sent me a link for me to downloard the Software immediately after the call. By the way, on-line chat on their website was not working.
Overall, my experince is very positive and I can recommend to my friends.
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I'll suggest it to everyone.!!!
Amazing Dash Cam, works like a charm. The video quality is simply amazing at night or day. Set up is easy on my Mac and PC and software is super easy to use. I plan on getting one for to my brother-in-law for Christmas, I am sure he will love it.
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