FREE UK delivery when you spend £50 - see more delivery options.


Home / GPS / Dash Cam / Garmin Dash Cams / Garmin Dash Cam 56

Garmin Dash Cam 56

Product Code: GDC56

Garmin Dash Cam 56 records continuously in a loop and also features parked mode which using motion detection to begin recording (Parking mode cable sold separately). The screen is 2.0-inch for instant playback.

Time and GPS location date is syncronised with the video to make it easy to find and play videos.

Bluetooth and WiFi make it possible to playack video on a compatible smartphone.

As well as the Dash Cam you will also get in the box a dual USB power adapter that enables you to charge multiple devices/accessories at the same time in your vehicle.



Garmin Dash Cam 56 has been discontinued.

The replacement Garmin Dash Cam is the Garmin Dash Cam 57, as pictured below.

View latest dash cams.

Buy Garmin Dash Cam 56 accessories


We offer UK, Europe and Worldwide deliveries. We despatch orders at 4:30pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. We need to receive your order on those days by 3:00pm. When possible we may despatch orders received after that time. No orders are despatched on Saturday, Sunday or Bank Holidays in England and Wales.

We offer FREE UK delivery on all orders of £50.00 or more, plus next working day and guaranteed Saturday delivery options. Click here for further info. All options also appear at the basket pages.

The Garmin Dash Cam 56 records video of events along your journey and is very small for a discrete installation. You can sync up to 4 dash cams using the Dash Cam Auto Sync mode whereby if you save video on one camera, the other dash cams in the car will also save their current recordings. As well as the Dash Cam you will also get in the box a dual USB power adapter that enables you to charge multiple devices/accessories at the same time in your vehicle. Furthermore you will have two power cable options to allow for upward (4m) or downward cable (1.5) routing.

The Garmin Dash Cam 56 records in nonstop continuous loop but there are other modes such as parking mode and playback can be done on the device.

Parking mode is available for monitoring your cars surroundings while car is parked and the engine is off. The device uses motion detection to automatically begin recording (requires parking mode cable which is sold separately).

The Garmin Dash Cam 56 features Bluetooth and WiFi make it easy to wirelessly view, edit and share captured media on the Garmin Drive app.

Time and GPS location data is saved during every video recording so you know where and when events happen for playback purposes.

Recordings are made at 1440P resolution and the recording angle is 140-degree field of view. Playback can be done on the devices 2.0-inch screen. Alternatively you can view video on a compatible mobile phone using a Bluetooth or WiFi connection. There is a 30 minute battery life in the built-in battery.

Voice control can be used starting with the voice command "OK Garmin" to:

save video or picture
start/stop audio recording
start/stop Travelapse video capture - enables you to condense hours of driving into minutes of highlights

Driver alerts and driver awareness features include: forward collision, lane departure and "Go" alerts.

With the Garmin Dash Cam 56 speed camera and red lights camera locations can be updated as often as you like as they are subscription free via the Garmin Drive app.

Picture-in-picture video is available from any two perspectives at the same time which is ideal when providing evidence to insurance companies or simply showing friends and family your journey highlights.

Garmin Dash Cam 56 FAQs

Do you have a question about the Garmin Dash Cam 56 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 Garmin Dash Cam comparison table.

Garmin Dash Cam 56 Features

‣2.0 inch LCD screen for instant playback of video
‣High-quality 1440p video capture
‣Records in both day and night driving condtions
‣Accident and event recording; 3 axis G-sensor
‣Continous video recording
‣Parking mode - requires Garmin parking mode cable (sold separately)
‣Wide 140 degree viewing angle
‣GPS capabilities records your GPS location synced with video recordings
‣Photo mode
‣Wirelessly Sync videos to your smartphone for playback via Bluetooth or WiFi
‣Free Speed Camera alerts and Red Camera alerts
‣30 minute battery life
‣2 year manufacturers guarantee


You can locate the Garmin Dash Cam 56 on the front windscreen, which also helps to ensure the highest quality recordings and does not obstruct your view of the road ahead. As well as the Dash Cam you will also get in the box a dual USB power adapter that enables you to charge multiple devices/accessories at the same time in your vehicle. A low profile magnetic windscreen suction mounting bracket is also provided for quick installation and dismounting of the Garmin Dash Cam 56. If you want to use the parking mode, you will need to buy the Parking Mode Cable which is sold separately. The microSD is sold separately.

Speed Camera Database

The Garmin Dash Cam 56 includes free speed cameras which is warned to by GPS. Red light cameras will also be alerted to.

What's in the box? (when purchased from

‣Garmin Dash Cam 56
‣Low profile magnetic mount
‣USB cables (4 m and 1.5 m)
‣Dual USB power adapter
‣Quick start manual

Garmin Dash Cam 56 Accessories

Looking for accessories and spares for the Garmin Dash Cam Mini? Accessories available to purchase include a vehicle power cable, parking mode cable and high speed multi charger. View all Garmin Dash Cam 56 accessories.

Garmin Dash Cam 56 Dual USB Power Adapter


‣Charge or power your Garmin Dash Cam 56 and at the same time power/charge a second device via USB connection e.g. smartphone.

Garmin Dash Cam 56 Parking Mode Cable (hardwire)


‣Hardwire your Garmin Dash Cam 56 to provide constant power and monitor motion even when parked and turned off.

Garmin Dash Cam 56 Universal Suction Cup Mount


‣Mount your Garmin Dash Cam 56 on your vehicles windscreen with this universal suction cup which can be removed easily.

Do you have a question about the Garmin Dash Cam 56? Submit your question via our contact page.

Garmin Dash Cam 56 Technical Specification

‣Technology: Dash cam, GPS
‣Display: 2.0-inch LCD screen
‣Resolution: 1440p up to 60fps
‣Angle of view: 140 degrees
‣Video format: TBC
‣Video out: Unknown
‣Frame: Unknown
‣SD card: microSD is not included
‣Mains power: DC 12V-24V
‣Battery: 30 minutes
‣Dimensions: 56.2 x 40.5 x 21.4 (mm)
‣Weight: 59.5g
‣Guarantee: 2-year
Garmin Dash Cam 56 manual

Manual requires Adobe Acrobat Reader
Download a free copy here

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.

Why buy from us?

We are official Authorised Internet Retailers for Garmin. We sell genuine Garmin products, accessories and maps. We purchase from assigned Garmin UK distributors. We do not buy on the grey market and we do not sell counterfeit products. You can rest assured that by purchasing from ActiveGPS you will receive the full support of Garmin.

Page updated: 15th July 2024

Telephone Number:

01733 777623

Monday to Friday 9:30am to 5:00pm (UK Time)

Follow us on Copyright © Active Alliance Limited 2005-2024 | Company Number - 05200677 | VAT Number - GB 834 2222 57
Text compiled by and copyright Active Alliance Ltd. Plagiarism software in use - do not copy any of our website text, images or videos.