New firmware (version 1.006) is available for the DR900S Series, with a new option to turn off the rear camera while in Parking Mode. This update concerns mainly the DR900S-2CH, although a DR900S-1CH update is also available with stability improvements.
DR900S Series Firmware version 1.006
1. New Parking Mode Rear Camera Off feature (DR900S-2CH only) for extended recording time with the front camera in
Firmware settings > Basic settings > Rear camera recording in parking mode:
- Longer recording time on the microSD card in Parking Mode.
(Increased the recording time by up to 25% with the same memory card. For example with 32GB memory card,
you can record the content of 1hour 50 minutes in Extreme Mode before starts to overwrite but by switching off
the rear cam, you can record up to 2hours 30 minutes instead.)
– Lower power consumption in Parking Mode.
(Increased the parking mode time before your Power Solutions Cellink battery depletes. For example if you are
using Cellink Neo, it could last up to 16 hours with both front and rear cameras in parking mode, but with rear
camera switch off, you could enjoy 30% increase of parking mode time with up to 24 hours instead!
2. Stability improvements.
※ Compatible software version:
BlackVue App: Android v2.78 / iOS v2.78 and up.
BlackVue Viewer: Windows v2.02 / Mac v1.25 and up.
Make sure to use the latest versions of the BlackVue Viewer and App for full compatibility when installing a new firmware version.
How to upgrade:
Go to the DOWNLOADS page to access the latest firmware and installation instructions.
Via the BlackVue App:
Download the firmware to your mobile device (Menu button on the app’s Home screen > Firmware download) and do a Firmware Over-The-Air upgrade (BLACKVUE WI-FI > Gear icon > Firmware upgrade (FOTA)).
Tip: make sure to download the firmware before you connect to your BlackVue in Wi-Fi (since the BlackVue won’t give you the internet connection necessary to download the firmware). If you are already connected to your BlackVue, then disconnect first, download the firwmare, then connect to the BlackVue’s Wi-Fi again.
More information is available from FOTA page.