RVS Systems DR490L-2CH-16GB Quick Start Guide






For manuals, customer support and FAQs go to www.blackvue.com

Important safety information

For user safety and to avoid property damage, read through this manual and follow these safety instructions to use the product correctly.

yy Do not disassemble, repair, or modify the product yourself.

Doing so may cause fire, electric shock, or malfunction. For internal inspection and repair, contact the service center.

yy Do not adjust the product while driving.

Doing so may cause an accident. Stop or park your car in a safe place before installing and setting up the product.

yy Do not operate the product with wet hands. Doing so may cause electric shock.

yy If any foreign matter gets inside the product, detach the power cord immediately. Contact the service center for repair.

yy Do not cover the product with any material.

Doing so may cause external deformation of the product or fire. Use the product and peripherals in a well-ventilated location.

yy If the product is used outside the optimal temperature range (-20°C – 70°C / -4°F – 158°F), performance can decline or malfunctions may occur.

yy When entering or exiting a tunnel, when directly facing into bright sunlight, or when recording at night without lighting the quality of recorded video may deteriorate.

yy If the product is damaged or the power supply is cut due to an accident, video may not be recorded.

yy Do not remove the microSD card while the microSD card is saving or reading data. The data can be damaged or malfunctions may occur.

yy Do not press the LCD screen with a sharp object. yy Do not press the LCD screen too firmly.

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FCC Compliance Information

This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class A digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference when the equipment is operated in a commercial environment.

This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instruction manual, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. Operation of this equipment in a residential area is likely to cause harmful interference in which case the user will be required to correct the interference at the user’s own expense.

Finally, any changes or modifications to the equipment by the user not expressly approved by the grantee or manufacturer could void the user's authority to operate such equipment.


In the box

Check the box for each of the following items before installing the BlackVue dashcam.

Front camera

Quick start guide

Hardwire cable

Power cord


microSD Card

microSD card adapter

Rear camera

Rear camera

Pry tool

connection cable


Cable clips

External GPS

(8 EA)


Need help?

Download the manual and the latest firmware from www.blackvue.com Or contact a Customer Support expert at cs@pittasoft.com

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At a glance

The following diagrams explain each part of the BlackVue dashcam.

Front camera

18.5 mm

Power switch

microSD card slot cover

31.8 mm



Front security LED

: Blinks white slowly in normal mode or event standby mode.

: Blinks white quickly:

(i) when an event is being recorded (impact detected); or

(ii) in parking mode.


Rear camera connection port

DC in (power connector)

GPS connection port


: Blue LED is on when GPS is on; blinks when there is no GPS signal. LED is off when no GPS is connected.

mm 1.60

99.5 mm

Recording LED

: Red LED is on in normal mode, event standby mode and when saving a parking recording (motion detected).

Red LED blinks when an event is being recorded (impact detected). Red LED is off in parking standby mode.

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Rear camera

Rear security LED

: Blue LED blinks when rear and front cameras are connected.

Camera lens

Mounting bracket

25.6 mm

mm 7.29

Front camera connection port








51.3 mm





29.2 mm




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