Q1: How to turn on the device?

The device can be turned on in any of the following 3 ways:

  • Press the power button.
  • After connecting the device to the cigarette lighter receptacle, turn on the engine. When the receptacle is powered, the device will automatically turn on.
  • When the device is in parking surveillance mode, it will automatically turn on when it detects any impact or movement.

Q2: How to turn off the device?

The device can be turned off in any of the following 2 ways:

  • Press and hold the power button.
  • When the device is connected to the cigarette lighter receptacle, the device will automatically turn off when the receptacle is no longer powered after the engine is turned off.

The device will automatically turn off in any of the following situations:

  • Without an external power source, the device will automatically turn off when the built-in battery is low on power.
  • Without an external power source, the device will automatically turn off when the ambient temperature exceeds the operating temperature of the built-in battery.
  • The device will automatically turn off when the ambient temperature exceeds its operating temperature.
  • The device will automatically turn off when the memory card is removed during operation.
  • After the engine is turned off and when the cigarette lighter receptacle remains powered, the device will automatically enter parking surveillance mode if there is no movement and the device is not operated for 20 minutes.

Q3: Do I need to manually turn the device on and off?

If the device is powered by the cigarette lighter receptacle, the device does not need to be manually turned on and off. Whenever the engine is started (the receptacle is powered), the device will automatically turn on. When the engine is turned off (the receptacle is no long powered), the device will automatically turn off.

In some cars, the cigarette lighter receptacle will continued to be powered even after the engine is turned off. In such cases, the device must be manually turned off. The device will have to be manually turned on again the next time the engine is started.

Q4: Can the device be used without an external power supply?

The device features a built-in battery which is mainly intended for saving videos when the device is turned off and for parking surveillance mode. It is not recommended to use the device without an external power supply.

When the device interface shows “Low power. Please connect to a car charger”, please connect the device to a car charger.