V1P max odd differences between BestBuy and other retail. cant find update for BB version
I bought two V1P max dashcams from different stores for my wife and my self. right now i cannot find the best version firmware, i get an error with the camera version number. found the kohls one with no issues and updated it.
There are some differences in software options and behavior. kohls has voices and different select noises, kohls is missing screen saver modes the BB version has black screen, speed gps, or camera options. differences in video quality and codecs options to name a few.
BestBuy dashcam does not have the basic about screen, i only see the firmware version, in the application it list the camera model as a "T5E"
very odd if you google that you get a way different dashcam.
Is this a coincidence is there some hack and swap done to my dash or knock of?
the video folder structure start at a folder called Novatek, which is another dashcam make mainly on alibaba and similar Chinese sites.
id assume most parts are the same .
The rear cameras are not compatible. The one from bestbuy has black disconnect on the rear camera, the Kohl's one is red.
The bestbuy version has less power requirements, I can run it off multiple cigarette lighter to USB adapters. Ranging from 2 watts to 3 watts.
Same adapters cannot keep the Kohl's version running without it powering up and shutting down a few seconds later...
One from Bestbuy,
part number on box, V1P-MAX-BB
included 32GB micro sd
One from Kohles
part number on box, V1P MAX
No micros sd included
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