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BlackVue DR500GW HD

Product Code: BV500

BlackVue DR500GW Digital Video Recorder (DVR) is ideal for couriers, hauliers, taxis, fleet vehicles and independent drivers. It records in full HD Video at 30 frames per second with a camera lens that is 2.0 a pixels CMOS sensor and records a 120 degree angle of the road ahead so you record the full scope of the incidents in the road ahead.

The DR500GW has an AV output for playback on a monitor. You can see your exact location on a Google map. You can also connect via WiFi to an iPhone or Android Smartphone. Playback can be done at speeds 0.1 to 2.0x. The BlackVue also records sound using a built-in microphone. There is also parking mode that detects motion and vibration to start recording events.



BlackVue DR500GW HD has been discontinued.

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The BlackVue DR500GW is a compact, discrete in-car camera system that is GPS enabled and will record in full HD Video at 30 frames per second. Video conversion is to AVI format. The in-car camera will also record your GPS speed. This video can then be used as evidence of events along your journey such as incidents for insurance purposes.

The BlackVue records using a 120 degree lens that will capture a wide angle of the road ahead. The micro SD card included with the BlackVue DR500GW is 16GB.

The DR500GW has an AV out to connect the BlackVue to a monitor for playback. There is a built in google map which will display your journey on the road and you can find your exact location on the Google map. The BlackVue is WiFi compatible allowing you to synchronise to your Apple or Android smartphone and playback on the device. Playback speed is adjustable between 0.1 and 2.0x.

The DR500GW will record sound using its built in microphone and shows an LED when recording is in progress. The BlackVue DR500GW will permanently record on a continuous loop. It also has a parking mode that will record when your vehicle is parked using a 3 axis G-Sensor that detects motion and records only when motion or vibration is detected saving recording time for when it matters. You can also use this sensor to record whilst driving to record only when vibration is detected such as in a collision.

This BlackVue is also compatible with both PC and Mac computers using the supplied software.

There is a quick release mounting bracket that can easily be located on the windscreen with the help of the supplied sticky pad.

BlackVue DR500GW HD FAQs

Do you have a question about the DR500GW that's not been answered on this webpage? Please see our Dash Cam FAQ's for questions from other people. If the answer to your question isn't featured, use the online form to ask us for the answer. Alternatively please telephone 01733 777623 Monday to Friday (9:30am-5:00pm) to speak to one of our sales team. For further information online please see the BlackVue dash cam comparison table.

BlackVue DR500GW Features

‣Full HD Video 30fps
‣2.0 Megapixel CMOS Sensor
‣WiFi compatible
‣PC/Smartphone Viewer
‣Motion Detection in Parking Mode
‣Built-in High-Performance GPS
‣Built-in G-sensor
‣Stylish and Compact Design
‣Includes 16 GB micro SD card
‣1 Year manufacturers guarantee

BlackVue DR500GW Installation

There is a windscreen mounting bracket provided. The most common place to mount this device is behind the rear view mirror.

BlackVue Power Magic Pro electric power controllerAdditionally, if you'd like to hardwire the BlackVue DR500GW HD dash cam into your vehicles battery, you can do so by purchasing the BlackVue Power Magic Pro electric power controller (which is sold separately). The Power Magic Pro will operate in cars, vans and other commercial vehicles with a battery power supply of either 12 volts or 24 volts. In addition, once installed the hardwire power kit enables your BlackVue dashboard camera to continue to operate even when your vehicles ignition is switched off.

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What's in the box? (when purchased from

‣BlackVue 500 HD drive recorder
‣Integrated GPS receiver
‣Quick release windscreen mount
‣12/24v power connector on extended lead
‣BlackVue Software CD
‣English instruction manual
‣16 GB micro SD card with adaptor
‣Micro to USB key ring Adaptor
‣Cable tidy kit

BlackVue DR500GW HD Accessories

Looking for accessories and spares for the BlackVue DR550GW HD? Accessories available to purchase include a vehicle power cable, power magic battery pack and power magic pro. View all BlackVue DR500GW HD accessories.

BlackVue DR500GW HD Cigarette Lighter Power Cable


‣Power your BlackVue DR500GW HD with this genuine BlackVue cigarette power cable.

BlackVue Power Magic Battery Pack B-112


‣Power Magic Battery Pack (B-112) provides up 12 hour power from a 1 hour charge.

BlackVue Power Magic Ultra Battery B-130X


‣Power Magic Ultra Battery (B-130X) provides up 24 hour power from a 40 minute charge.

BlackVue DR500GW Technical Specification

‣Technology: GPS and 2.0 pixels CMOS camera sensor
‣Display: none
‣Resolution: 1920x1080
‣Angle of view: 156 degree (diagonal), 123 degree (horizontal) and 90 degree (vertical)
‣Video compression: AVI format
‣Video out: Yes
‣Frame Rate: 30, 25, 20, 15, 10 frames per second
‣SD card: 16 GB micro SD card
‣Audio: Speaker and Microphone built-in
‣Mains power: DC 12V-24V
‣Battery: Rechargeable 130mA
‣Dimensions: 118.50 x 36.0mm
‣Weight: 114g
‣Guarantee: 1-year

This product is a sophisticated electronic device which requires that you read, understand, and act upon the information given in the instruction manual (usually available via the above 'manual' link). You will need internet access and, in accordance with the manufacturers’ recommendations, regularly seek out and accept all firmware or software updates offered by the manufacturer. All GPS devices need to ‘see’ the satellites in the sky. Therefore you will need to know that your vehicle does not have glass that will block or impede the GPS signal.

Updates to this product are via the internet. At this product page we state compatibility with specific versions of current internet connection devices, for example: PC, laptop, MAC, smartphone etc. The Consumer Contract Regulations allow you 14 days, from receipt of purchase, to check compatibility with your internet connection device/s. If you choose to replace or update your PC, MAC etc. neither we nor the manufacturer will be responsible if the new/replacement Operating System (OS) is not compatible with the purchased product.

Page updated: 13th March 2024

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