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BlackVue Dual Camera DR650S-2CH

BlackVue Dual Camera DR650S-2CH

3.6 from 36 reviews

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3.6

36 reviews
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  • Build Quality
    2.8 (4)
  • Value for Money
    2.6 (5)
  • Ease of Use
    2.8 (5)
  • Readable Number PlatesYes (80%) · No (20%)
  • Battery Life
    3.8 (4)
  • Video Quality
    4.2 (5)
  • Audio Quality
    4.7 (3)
  • Night-Time Video Quality
    4.5 (4)
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David C.

David C.Queensland

  • 3 reviews

BlackVue quickly resolved my issue....

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I posted an issue I had with my BlackVue dash cam and this company worked very quickly to resolve it, you can’t ask for anything more than that!

It’s great to see some companies making the effort to show their customers they are valued and eager to resolve issues, for this reason I highly recommend purchasing products from this company BlackVue.

Thank you very much Chaim and staff for making this customer have faith again it is really appreciated.

Thanks again!

Purchased in May 2017 for A$850.00.

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Readable Number PlatesYes
Car ModelToyota Aurion GSV50R AT-X
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SergiiS

SergiiSSouth East Queensland, QLD

  • 6 reviews

Great camera, slick design

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Purchased in September 2019 at Automotive Superstore for A$853.00.

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Readable Number PlatesYes
Car ModelSuzuki Swift AZ GL+
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Paul

PaulMetropolitan Adelaide, SA

Didn't last a year...

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Sam

SamGreater Melbourne (Outer), VIC

  • 3 reviews

Problems Galore

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Purchased in September 2016 at Daschcams Australia for A$549.00.

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Readable Number PlatesYes
Car Modelcx5
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Unlucky

UnluckySouth East Queensland, QLD

Great when it worked

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My dash cam was purchased and installed by a reputable dealer just over two years ago. It has been replaced because it kept restarting and the replacement unit was repaired under warranty because the internal power in the front camera was faulty. The dealer has sent it off again today because the front camera won't power up. I'm very disappointed- I was assured this was a very good brand and I seem to have had nothing but trouble with it. I drive approximately 1000 kms a week and need a good, reliable unit for peace of mind on the road.

Purchased in June 2017 at Sound in Motion for A$880.00.

Ease of Use
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Readable Number PlatesNo
Car ModelMazda CX-3 DK Akari AWD, 1.8L Diesel, Automatic
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Blackvue 650S 2ch LEMON

Blackvue 650S 2ch LEMONSouth East Queensland, QLD

Worst Camera Ever

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Purchased in August 2017 at No Limit Audio Melbourne for A$900.00.

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Readable Number PlatesYes
Car ModelToyota Hilux
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Upset Aussie

Upset AussieChisholm NSW

  • 8 reviews
  • 4 likes

Only Dash cam to Have

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Needed to be hard wired but well worth the effort. So impressed will keep it for whatever car i drive even though costly to have hardwired. Havent needed to update software after 2 years of wear. Costly to buy but so much better than cheaper dash cams. Before buying a dashcam its worthwhile doing the research. This product is worth the money.....

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Thanks very much for your review :) If you ever considering upgrading your system, then please get in touch with us so we can help you out.
Thanks again,
Tom.
Auto BlackBox Pty Ltd

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Upset Aussie

Its working fine thanks

Brendon

Brendon

  • 2 reviews
  • 4 likes

Avoid

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Hi Brendon,
Just touching base to see if you have had any joy resolving the problems you were experiencing? Our support team haven't heard from you, feel free to get in touch if you would like any help.
Best Regards,
James

Brendon
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Vincent23

Vincent23Sydney, NSW

  • 10 reviews
  • 1 like

Expensive Popular Camera and Pretty Reliable

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ALL THE SEARCHES SHOW THAT THE REAR CAMERA IS TERRIBLE

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I have a fleet of cars, and one Blackvue 650 2 ch, nothing but issues from day on, cable to rear renewed, rear camera stopped no power now, multiple issues with the upgrades, and cloud etc,
I think the rear camera is better than the front on video, but it never works, so thats in the bin.
No more Blackvue for me.

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BlackVue
BlackVue Australia T.BlackVue

Not worth the money

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Purchased this unit 18 months ago. Had it fitted by an auto electrician complete with the power magic pro. This unit worked well for the first 6 months but then came daily issues, ranging from, loss of audio, no recordings, turning on and off at random times. Seriously every couple of weeks something would go wrong. I contacted blackvue support and with there assistance via email over a 6 month period, it was diagnosed as having a broken NAND memory??
Anyhow since it was outside the warranty period they were not prepared to fix it at there cost.
Not happy with the product, will be removing and throwing in the bin over the weekend.
Save your money.

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BlackVue
BlackVue Australia T.BlackVue

motion sensor warnings are flooding in post firmware upgrade

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Hi,

Today I upgraded the firmware of my dashcam.

Post the upgrade, the sensor warnings are flooding in despite the fact that I have put the impact sensor to 20. I have tried multiple numbers ranging from 20 to 100 and not seen a change. Surely I can't set it to too low so wonder what the ideal number.

Has anyone seen this issue?

regards,
JB

Can’t trust this camera, I purchased it to safe guard any claims against me in an accident. It has f

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How many words does it take to let you know that I feel very dissatisfied with the purchase of this unreliable dash cam, I thought I was buying the best but maybe a cheap one would have served better. It is obviously a bad unit as you have discontinued it that’s the best thing for it.

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Lidia

LidiaSydney

  • 10 reviews
  • 11 likes

Best dash cam and best customer care

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CazR

CazRAU

  • 4 reviews

The most irritating distracting unintelligible voice ever

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CazR
CazR

I did contact BlackVue Australia and that was where I was given the suggestion to turn the volume off. I have had the installer check it and replaced it with another one- just the same. Will try and message you later today.

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Cherie

CherieSydney

Won't power up after upgrade to v1.008

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Installed with Power Magic Pro. Worked perfectly until I upgraded the firmware to v1.008. It started continually powered on and off by itself when I was driving for a whole day, and it didn't power up at all the next day. Does the firmware v1.008 has a big issue? Because I saw your website released a newer firmware v1.009 immediately. But as I can't power up the unit I can't upgrade it to the latest version. Very disappointed as I just used it for two weeks.

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Cherie
Cherie

I got this resolved by reinstalling the camera and power magic pro and I installed the latest firmware by copying the files to the sd card. Now it works fine. Hope this could help people who have similar problem.

RJM

RJMMetropolitan Adelaide, SA

  • 9 reviews

It might suit your vehicle, but I regret this purchase

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Viking

VikingMelbourne

dash cam heaven

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Yes, there are a lot of products out there that do similar jobs and at a much more affordable price point BUT....THIS product is fan-bleepin-tastic. Easy to use and review the SD card. Unobtrusive and not in the driver's view, great video quality, maps, GPS, anddriving data. I literally would NOT be without it and the dual camera option is well worth it and now I have had need of some after-sales service, it not only matches the product but stands out as a credit to the company. Don't consider cheaper products just to save money,. THIS does THE LOT and is worth it. We have a dual camera for both of our cars and feel safer for it.

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BlackVue
BlackVue Australia T.BlackVue

Very high quality camera solution

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This isnt just a camera, it is peace of mind! I can now log in and check my car from anywhere, anytime! Very easy to install and setup. The quality of the camera footage is fantastic as well! No issues with anything - instructions are clear and simple.

Highly recommend

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Ozzy

OzzySydney, NSW

  • 2 reviews
  • 1 like

This is Perfeet, can't live without my BlackVue

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It's easy to use and even an app to connect to it inbuilt WiFi. I love it, It's got record while car is parked which is the best as being a deliver driver I park and stop all the time, I'm on the road most days so it's caught a lot of crazy drivers even a hit and run on my van..

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Hi Ozzy, Feel free to share some of the videos you have captured on our Facebook page, we always love to see footage our customers have captured.
Cheers,
Tom.
Auto BlackBox Pty Ltd.

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Questions & Answers

Benjamin C.

Benjamin C.asked

Dual Camera DR650S-2CH

While reviewing playback from the SDCard for my Blackvue DR900S-2CH, I noticed in parking mode the playback is almost an hour not 3min which I set. And the playback is in 16X or 32X fast forward speed with no audio. Why?

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BlackVue
BlackVue Australia T.BlackVue

Hi Benjamin,
Thanks for getting in touch with your query.
It sounds like your units parking mode has been set to Time Lapse recording instead of Motion & Impact detection.
This will make the camera record 1 frame per second for the duration of the parking time and then plays the files back at 30 frames per second so a 30 minute recording period is played back in a 1 minute file.
To change settings access the firmware settings and under the basic then recording tabs change the parking mode recordings.
If you require further assistance please get in touch on the number below.
Best regards,
Chaim
BlackVue Australia
08 6267 5167

Yorinaldi

Yorinaldiasked

Dual Camera DR650S-2CH

After upgrade firmware, my blackvue DR650S-2CH can't connect to wifi, it says "wifi unavailable"
Can you help me about this problem ?

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BlackVue
BlackVue Australia T.BlackVue

Hi Yorinaldi, Thanks for sending your query through. Typically for this error message disabling mobile data on Android based devices will resolve the issue. However if you are using a apple device then a network reset maybe required to get it back up and running. Can you confirm if this error message is occurring in your devices WiFi network list or when trying to connect through the app?
Best regards,
Chaim
BlackVue Australia
08 6267 5167

Casey R.

Casey R.asked

Dual Camera DR650S-2CH

Hi since installing the device my car battery has been draining, is it connected to the car battery?

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BlackVue
BlackVue Australia T.BlackVue

Hi Casey,

Whether the unit is drawing from your vehicles battery is determined by how it has been installed.
If the unit was installed with the hard wiring Power Magic Pro kit, then the camera will draw from the vehicles battery.
However the Power Magic Pro has inbuilt voltage and timer cut off to ensure that the camera does not run the vehicles battery flat.
The voltage cut off setting can be adjusted on the Power Magic Pro itself to either 12V or 12.5V cut off.

If you require any assistance with how the devices work or would like to run something by our support team they can be contacted on the details below.
Phone: 08 6267 5167
Email: support@blackvue.com.au

Best regards,
Chaim
BlackVue Australia

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