DRV-A501W Frequently Asked Questions

Below are some frequently asked questions on the DRV-A501W Wide Quad HD dash cam

Click on a question to reveal the answer. If you still need help please contact our Technical Team via the contact us link at the bottom of this page, and we will be happy to assist.



No, if using the optional CA-DR1030 hard-wire power cord with the DRV-A501W – then this will monitor the battery voltage and switch off the supply to the camera when the battery level falls below a threshold voltage.

If using the cigar lighter power cord, then these accessory power sockets are usually only live when the car is turned on; if this is not the case, then you should unplug the cigar lighter power cord when exiting the vehicle.



Unfortunately, the cigar lighter power cord is not available separately



Yes the Time & Date stamp will be turned ON by default; though this can be turned OFF within the menu



Available for PC's & MAC's click below to go to the software download page

> DRV-A501W PC/MAC desktop software



Click below to go to the firmware page

> DRV-A501W firmware update



Click below to go to the download page for the DRV-A501W instruction manual & hard-wire fitting kit

> DRV-A501W instruction manuals & hard-wire fitting kit



No, make sure that you save any video footage on your PC/MAC before you format the SD-card.



Card spec is: 8 – 256GB; speed class = Class 10; micro-SDXC/micro-SDHC; exFAT/FAT32



Yes, you can use the suction cup mount in one vehicle and the adhesive pad mount in the other.



Yes, the KCA-R100 rear view window camera



Yes the camera does record sound as well – this function can be turned off within the menu, but the default is ON



You will need to purchase the optional extra CA-DR1030 hardwire fitting kit or a dashcam bundle, including the hardwire kit, which will enable a permanent power supply without draining your battery and actives Smart Parking Mode.



Yes, the DRV-A501W dash cam does support this app.



Available for iPhone & Android smartphones click below to go to the app download page

> DRV-A501W Dash Cam Manager App



Unfortunately, the screen mounts are not available separately, though an additional set of spare sticky pads are included with the camera