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Don’t turn the screen when Motion Detected

Now, (latest FW) when motion detection is ON and screen saver enabled the screen is turned on every time even when slightest motion is detected, which makes the camera very conspicuous and easily noticeable, especially at night.

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The effect is the worst when there is only so much motion to turn the screen on but not enough to initiate recording. In that case the screen stays enabled forever. This seems to me as definite BUG.

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Did you default your settings after the firmware update?  Are you running the A119 or A119S?


After your question I’ve tried the factory reset and the result is the same. I’ve both A119 and A199s, but I’ve realized that on A119S M.D. doesn’t work at all. When the recording stops because of no motion, the image brightness falters which is detected as a motion and recording starts again. It’s a question if this is a SW or HW bug. It seams to me rather like a HW bug when a voltage falters when a power consumption changes.

Initially, the screen saver light would trigger the MD mode to turn ON making the MD mode useless as it would record constantly as if in Normal Mode. So this is how I got my unit to werk on MD mode. After setting the motion detection to ON & setting yur screen saver to how ever long u want it to remain on (1 min for me), then format yur sd card and then turn the dashcam off by holding down the power button until it shuts off. Then turn it back on & it will automatically begin to record in motion detect mode. The first file will be about a minute long and then the camera will pause/stop recording with rapid red light flashing constantly. When it detects motion which will record as the second file, the rapidly flashing red light will remain constantly on. The second file will record about 60-75 seconds depending on how long a motion is being detected/recorded. It will record x number of files when it detects x number of motion. The first file is always the pre-setup file so it will record whatever is in view for about 1 minute. I would say that the MD MODE is set to low/ low medium sensitivity. My firmware is the original V1.01. You should not update firmware unless there is an existing issue and the new update has a fix for it. And of course, remember to turn MD mode off and then power down dashcam then turn back ON to begin Normal Recording Mode. The power shut down after making a setting change initializes the dashcam to use the new settings. Goodluck! I hope it works for you all.

This will be fixed in next firmware.

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