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
Click below to go to the firmware page
Click below to go to the download page for the DRV-A501W instruction manual & hard-wire fitting kit
Yes - Supplied with 16GB card.
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
No, you need to purchase the optional KCA-R100 rear view window camera which is compatible with the DRV-A501W.
Yes the camera does record sound as well – this function can be turned off within the menu, but the default is ON
No, you will need to purchase the optional extra CA-DR1030 hardwire fitting kit which enables a permanent power supply without draining your battery and actives Smart Parking Mode. Click below and find out more on the
Yes, the DRV-A501W dash cam does support this app.
More info: DRV-A501W
Available for iPhone & Android smartphones click below to go to the app download page
Unfortunately, the screen mounts are not available separately, though an additional set of spare sticky pads are included with the camera