NOTE: this type of installation should be performed by a qualified individual or business only. Working with your vehicle's power system can be dangerous to both you and your vehicle if you do not know what you are doing! If you have any doubts, please consult a professional.
To view additional instructions for performing an installation such as this, please view our advanced dashcam installation how-to.
The vehicle being outfitted with the "Dashcam Defense": 2008 BMW 535i. Click on any image to view a larger version:
From the driver's side, the camera is totally hidden from view behind the rear-view mirror. The ultimate in distraction-free recording safety:
Close up, all you see are the two small cables running down from the headliner to the BlackVue DR650 front camera:
Now from the passenger side, you can see the amazing front camera of the BlackVue DR650GW-2CH system:
Another shot from the center of the back seat:
And here's the back camera, so tiny! It's about the size of a lipstick container, just barely larger than your average Chapstick container. We offset the camera to the driver's side just a bit to keep it "high and tight":
Exterior shot of the BlackVue DR650 in the BMW, unless you are looking for it, you won't see it!
So clean! BlackVue screams quality and these cameras are right at home in high-end luxury vehicles such as this BMW:
Power Magic Pro (battery discharge prevention module: lets you record while the car is parked while still protecting the battery from draining) installed at the top of the glove box for easy access to the on/off override switch: