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    Vava Sprint Cam evaluation: Nice video and ground-breaking options

    Vava’s Sprint Cam is fashionable, cleverly designed, and it affords a minimum of two options which can be distinctive within the sprint cam world so far as we all know: 360-degree rotation on its magnetic-coupling, and sufficient battery on board to seize in parking mode for as much as 72 hours.

    It’s additionally on-trend with the newest options corresponding to Wi-Fi connectivity, iOS and Android apps, and a separate Bluetooth snapshot button (press it to seize stills) that may be positioned wherever in your automobile’s inside. In case you’ve ever been in a rush to seize a picture, solely to overlook the chance as a result of discovering the tiny button on the digital camera took too lengthy… you’ll recognize the latter.

    All of the innovation would imply nothing if the video have been weak, however Vava has even taken care of that, each day and evening, by incorporating a Sony IMX291 STARVIS sensor. Briefly, this can be a very spectacular product from a first-time vendor. It exhibits what may be completed once you study current designs with a skeptical eye. It’s even competitively priced at $150 (sans SD card). To see the way it stacks up towards different fashions we have examined, try our full roster of dash cam reviews.

    Design and options

    The Vava Sprint seems like nothing a lot as a overly thick, rounded hockey puck—in a great way. Actually. It magnetically to a suction mount, which permits it to be rotated a full 360 levels to seize any non-frontal exterior or inside hi-jinx you’re feeling ought to be preserved for posterity. 

    The one factor even barely untoward in regards to the association is that the suction mount is sort of sticky and picks up almost each piece of hair or lint within the space in case you drop it. Use a good quantity of pressure once you affix it to the windshield, and in case you drop it, clear it utilizing heat water solely—no cleaning soap or chemical compounds. Or maybe completely connect the mount with double-sided sticky tape when you’ve decided the optimum location. Because the digital camera is well removable, it could be good if Vava supplied a extra everlasting mounting resolution.

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    Proven from left to proper, high to backside are the mount, digital camera, energy again USB adapter (our unit has a plain adapter, the USB cable, and the Bluetooth distant button that takes snapshots.

    The Vava Sprint Cam is powered by way of its micro-USB jack. Each a USB cable and an auxiliary energy adapter with two customary USB ports are offered. The GPS unit is inline on the USB cable relatively than within the unit itself, and is affixed to the sprint or windshield, with, sure, sticky tape.

    On the world of the puck reverse the lens is a captive rubber cowl that pops off to disclose the slot for the SDHC card and two very tiny standing lights: purple to point incident recording and different unhealthy stuff (full reminiscence playing cards, errors), and blue for regular operation.

    Vava thoughtfully offers a plastic spudger (prying device) for lifting your auto’s inside trim parts to cover the USB cable run. Use this at your individual threat, and solely after checking YouTube to see if anybody has tried one thing comparable in your kind of car.

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