Dashcam/LCD mirror with backup cam - Wolfbox G900

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I've had the Wolfbox G900 for a few months now, and I finally found the time to install it. As someone who loves attending car cruises and capturing every moment, I needed a dash cam that could provide high-quality footage. After a lot of research and comparisons, I decided on the Wolfbox G900, mainly because it features a 4K front camera and a 2.5K rear camera, offering excellent resolution at a reasonable price.

Installation Process

The installation was surprisingly easy, even for someone like me who's not a professional installer. I connected the dash cam to the car's ACC and 12V constant wires using fuse panel taps. These taps are a lifesaver because they let you make multiple connections per fuse without cutting any wires, keeping everything neat and intact. I highly recommend this method if you want to avoid any permanent alterations to your vehicle.

Routing the wire to the rear camera and running the wires up to the mirror location was the next step. The mirror mounts over your existing rearview mirror using straps, which felt secure and stable. Wolfbox also offers kits for replacing the mirror entirely, but for now, the straps work just fine for me. The process took me a couple hours.  Most of this time was routing the rear camera wire to the back of the car. 

Key Features

One of the standout features of the Wolfbox G900 is the parking monitor. It records time-lapse videos and captures any activity around the car when it's parked. This is incredibly useful for keeping an eye on my car when it's left unattended in parking lots or on the street. Knowing that the camera is always watching gives me peace of mind.

Initial Impressions

After taking the Wolfbox G900 for a test drive, I was quite impressed. The 4K front camera delivers crystal-clear footage that makes my car cruise videos look professional. I also appreciate the ability to adjust the front camera angle, which helps me get the perfect shot every time.

Pros and Cons

Pros:

  • Easy Installation: The setup was straightforward, thanks to the detailed instructions and the use of fuse panel taps. Even if you're not particularly tech-savvy, you can manage it.
  • High Front Video Resolution: The 4K front camera provides exceptional clarity, making every detail pop.
  • Adjustable Front Camera: The adjustable angle of the front camera is a great feature, allowing me to customize the shot.
  • Parking Monitor: The time-lapse recordings while parked are a great way to capture what's happening around the car when I'm not there. It's like having a silent guardian watching over my vehicle.

Cons:

  • Lower Rear Camera Resolution: The rear camera's 2.5K resolution, while decent, doesn't match the front camera's 4K quality. It's not a deal-breaker, but it's noticeable.
  • No WiFi Connectivity: Transferring videos requires removing the SD card and connecting it to a computer, which is a bit of a hassle compared to models with WiFi or cloud capabilities.
  • Embedded GPS Data: The camera records GPS coordinates, speed, and other information by default. While this can be useful for some, it can also be distracting in my cruise videos. I'm still trying to figure out how to disable this feature.
  • Dashboard Glare: On sunny days, I get a lot of glare from the dashboard in the videos. This might be specific to my car, but it's something to consider. A dash mat could help reduce the glare.
  • Cable Management: The unit requires three wires (power USB-C, GPS, and rear camera), which can clutter the top of the mirror. Ensuring proper cable management is crucial for a tidy setup.

Final Thoughts

Overall, I'm thrilled with the Wolfbox G900. It's been a fantastic addition to my car cruises, allowing me to capture high-quality driving footage effortlessly. The installation was straightforward, and the 4K front camera produces stunningly clear videos.

While there are a few areas that could use improvement, such as adding WiFi connectivity and an option to turn off the embedded GPS data, these are minor issues in the grand scheme of things. The pros far outweigh the cons, and I'm excited to continue using the dash cam and exploring its features.

I'm looking forward to more road trips and car cruises, knowing that the Wolfbox G900 will be there to capture every moment. This dash cam has definitely upped my video game, and I can't wait to see how much better my car cruise videos will turn out. If you're in the market for a reliable and high-quality dash cam, I highly recommend giving the Wolfbox G900 a try.
 



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