What does Power Magic Pro do?
Power Magic Pro powers your BlackVue in Parking Mode using your vehicle’s battery. Its voltage cut-off and timer both prevent vehicle battery discharge. For easier installation, add Fuse Taps that match your vehicle’s fuses.
Does Magic Pro need BlackVue power?
Note: The BlackVue X series does NOT require a Power Magic Pro.
Do you need power Magic Pro?
No, you don’t! Devices like the Power Magic Pro or DOD DP4 are designed to monitor your car’s battery level; even if it is several years old. If your battery voltage drops too low, the device will turn the dash cam off so that you never return to your car to find that you have a dead battery.
What is BlackVue power magic?
The BlackVue Power Magic Pro (PMP) is the hardwire kit for all BlackVue dash cams, used to help you install your BlackVue dash cam into your vehicle. This hardwire kit is connected to the vehicle’s fusebox, enabling the dash cam to receive power even when the vehicle is off and thus also offers parking-mode recording.
Do you need Power Magic Pro?
Do I need Power Magic Pro for dr900x?
Previously, if you wanted to enable parking mode recording on your DR900S, or any of the S-series dash cams, you would have needed the Power Magic Pro. The Power Magic Pro uses multiple pre-set cut-off settings and thresholds to prevent your car’s battery from being over-drained.
How do you wire a dash cam?
Advanced Dashcam Installation
- Step 1 – Decide on your dashcam’s positioning.
- Step 2 – Locate your vehicle’s fusebox.
- Step 3 – Begin routing the power cable.
- Step 4 – Locate a fuse that is “hot in start”
- Step 5 – Install the installation kit add-a-circuit power cable.
- Step 5 – Locate a ground point.
Does hardwire dashcam drain battery?
There’s almost no difference between the hardwire and the cigarette adapter as an external power source because they both only provide power when the vehicle is turned off, meaning your car battery won’t get drained.
Does the BlackVue DR750X need power Magic Pro?
BlackVue X Series models (DR750X/DR900X/DR590X) feature integrated power management circuitry, which can be configured in the BlackVue app, and do not require a Power Magic Pro for Parking Mode operation.
Do I need Power Magic Pro for DR750X?
The built-in voltage monitor lets you hardwire your dashcam and protect your vehicle’s battery without the need for a Power Magic Pro kit.
How do I connect my dash cam to my fuse box?
How long will a car battery run a dash cam?
It acts as an external power source. These types of external power sources can be charged up at home and then plugged into your dashboard camera. There is a great variety of external batteries, but most of them can have enough power to charge up your dash cam for 50 hours.
How do you wire a power Magic Pro dashcam?
Plug the wire harness in and check that the Parking Mode Switch turns the LED on/off. Start your engine and check that the dashcam is powered when the Parking Mode Switch is both ON and OFF. Secure any excess wire and fix your Power Magic Pro in place using the supplied double-sided tape and/or screws.
What are the power Magic Pro wires used for?
They provide power to your dash cam, and allow your dash cam to be your silent witness when you’re not there. The BlackVue Power Magic Pro is the standard hardwire kit option for all BlackVue dash cams in order to achieve parking-mode recording. The Power Magic Pro uses 3 wires that need to be attached to the vehicle’s fusebox.
How do you wire a power Magic Pro fuse tap?
Plug the white plastic end of the Power Magic Pro wire harness into the Power Magic Pro. Install the fuse taps onto the wire harness with a crimping tool. The yellow wire is the constant power, the red wire is the switched power, and the black wire is the ground (they’re also labeled for you).
Where do I install the power Magic Pro module?
The Power Magic Pro module needs to be installed near the fuse box and also within reach of the driver for easy access to the toggle switch, which lets you enable or disable parking mode. Set the voltage set to cut off at 12 volts.