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Garmin Dash Cam Mini

Product Codes: GDCM, GDCMN

Garmin Dash Cam Mini records continuously in a loop and also features parked mode which using motion detection to begin recording (Parking mode cable sold separately).

Time and 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.



Garmin Dash Cam mini has been discontinued.

The replacement Garmin Dash Cam is the Garmin Dash Cam Mini 2, as pictured below.

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The Garmin Dash Cam Mini 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. Furthermore you will have two power cable options to allow for upward (4m) or downward cable (1.5) routing.

The Garmin Dash Cam Mini records in nonstop continuous loop but there are other modes such as parking mode and playback via a Smartphone (using the Bluetooth or WiFi connectivity).

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

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

Recordings are made at 1080p resolution at 30 frames-per-second (fps) and the recording angle is 140-degree field of view. You can view video on a compatible mobile phone using a Bluetooth or WiFi connection.

Garmin Dash Cam Mini FAQs

Do you have a question about the Garmin Dash Cam Mini 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 Mini Features

‣1080p HD video recording captures at 30 frames per second (fps)
‣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
‣Photo mode
‣Wirelessly Sync videos to your smartphone for playback via Bluetooth or WiFi
‣2 year manufacturers guarantee


You can locate the Garmin Dash Cam Mini 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 low adhesive magnetic windscreen suction mounting bracket is also provided for quick installation and dismounting of the Garmin Dash Cam Mini. 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.

What's in the box? (when purchased from

‣Garmin Dash Cam Mini
‣Low profile adhesive mount
‣USB cables (4 m and 1.5 m)
‣Quick start manual

Garmin Dash Cam Mini 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 Mini accessories.

Garmin Dash Cam Mini Dual USB Power Adapter


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

Garmin Dash Cam Mini Parking Mode Cable


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

Garmin Dash Cam Mini Universal Suction Cup Mount


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

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

Garmin Dash Cam Mini Technical Specification

‣Technology: Dash cam
‣Display: None
‣Recording resolution: 1080p up to 30fps
‣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: None
‣Dimensions: 31.3 x 53.3 x 29.3 (mm)
‣Weight: 28.7g
‣Guarantee: 2-year
Garmin Dash Cam Mini manual

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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 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?

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