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I recently got a Road Angel Aura HD3 dashcam for front and rear recording in my new E-Niro 4+
As I wanted it installed with hidden wiring and I could not do this, I found a company (Audio in Motion in Bournemouth) that would do that for me at my house for £100.
After the installation, during testing, the rear camera kept giving a fault reading.
The installation guy could not solve it and rang Road Angel (RA) support who told him the camera was too close to the DAB aerial as it was (obviously) on the top of the rear screen just under where the aerial is mounted, as with most modern cars.
He tried fitting it in various places on the back screen without success. the RA support man told my installer that this happens from time to time with various cars.
So my guy had to uninstall the rear camera and I now have just the front camera. The guy was decent enough to charge me just £80 because of the issue. Thumbs up for Audio in Motion on that.
When I subsequently phoned customer service at RA to ask how I would have found out about this issue when I bought it he said we don't publish that because it can happen to any car. So I'm just unlucky? Wrong car?
So, in summary, check out with the supplier of any new dashcam if you might have the same issues.
Good luck.
 

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I wonder which side the dab aerial wiring runs down. I’ve installed a rear camera on mine (next base), and run the wiring down the drivers side of the roof lining to the front camera.
The hard-wired power kit for the front camera did include a sizeable choke, supposedly to a avoid dab interference.
 

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I wonder which side the dab aerial wiring runs down. I’ve installed a rear camera on mine (next base), and run the wiring down the drivers side of the roof lining to the front camera.
The hard-wired power kit for the front camera did include a sizeable choke, supposedly to a avoid dab interference.
Yes, the wiring was down the driver's side. I think there was a choked fitted but not on the rear camera wiring.
 

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I recently got a Road Angel Aura HD3 dashcam for front and rear recording in my new E-Niro 4+
As I wanted it installed with hidden wiring and I could not do this, I found a company (Audio in Motion in Bournemouth) that would do that for me at my house for £100.
After the installation, during testing, the rear camera kept giving a fault reading.
The installation guy could not solve it and rang Road Angel (RA) support who told him the camera was too close to the DAB aerial as it was (obviously) on the top of the rear screen just under where the aerial is mounted, as with most modern cars.
He tried fitting it in various places on the back screen without success. the RA support man told my installer that this happens from time to time with various cars.
So my guy had to uninstall the rear camera and I now have just the front camera. The guy was decent enough to charge me just £80 because of the issue. Thumbs up for Audio in Motion on that.
When I subsequently phoned customer service at RA to ask how I would have found out about this issue when I bought it he said we don't publish that because it can happen to any car. So I'm just unlucky? Wrong car?
So, in summary, check out with the supplier of any new dashcam if you might have the same issues.
Good luck.
 

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I recently bought the same dash cam, and after spending an hour installing it discovered that the WiFi footage transfer and social media sharing functions don’t work. RA support eventually admitted there was a software bug. They gave no indication as to when that will be resolved. First and last RA product I will buy!
 

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I recently bought the same dash cam, and after spending an hour installing it discovered that the WiFi footage transfer and social media sharing functions don’t work. RA support eventually admitted there was a software bug. They gave no indication as to when that will be resolved. First and last RA product I will buy!
Oh dear, I didn't even get that far yet. Will check it out.
 

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I recently bought the same dash cam, and after spending an hour installing it discovered that the WiFi footage transfer and social media sharing functions don’t work. RA support eventually admitted there was a software bug. They gave no indication as to when that will be resolved. First and last RA product I will buy!
Other Road Angel products are okay. But the problem with their Safety Camera and speed limit detectors is that the market for these is rapidly disappearing, in the face of competition from mobile phone apps such as Waze. I cant blame them for trying to diversify, but Dash-Cams are a very different technology.
Its certainly worth doing the research and shopping around for a dash-cam good product.
Thanks for your valuable post !
 
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