Rexing V1 2.7″ LCD FHD 1080p 170 Wide Angle Dash Cam Review

Rexing V1 2.7″ LCD FHD 1080p 170 Wide Angle Dash Cam Review

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If you’re a new to driving, dashboard cameras for your vehicle may be something to consider. They can be used to document parking and driving accidents, defend against insurance fraud, or simply capture any beautiful scenery you might be driving through. RexingUSA has a variety of available dash cams you can choose from models. The Rexing V1 may be a model to consider.

Amazon Rating

4.3 out of 5 Stars

Price

About $100

Features

Here are the features of the Rexing V1 2.7″ LCD FHD 1080p 170 wide-angle dashboard camera recorder:

  • 1920×1080 full-HD 264 Photography Compression Technology.
  • AR0330 170 degree six-layer glass lens.
  • A simple and discreet black design.
  • Wide Dynamic (WDR) Technology.
  • Loop recording that automatically overwrites the previous footage with the newest, in standardized three minute segments to facilitate video filing.
  • Multi language support.
  • 3M adhesive mount for quick and easy installation.
  • Gravity Sensor technology automatically saves data to memory in the event of an accident.
  • An upgraded car charger with an extra USB power outlet.

Good things about this dash cam:

41GkNEsd5LThe Rexing V1 has a high daytime image quality for the price. It’s simple design and black coloring give it a “stealthy” appearance when either mounted behind the rearview mirror or on the dashboard. Setup is straightforward, making it easy to install and use immediately.

A mount is included with the product and is easily attached and detached. It has an automatic on/off feature which activates the camera when the vehicle is started. The dash cam has an easy to navigate menu and a clear audio. Users also have the option to turn off the audio.

The loop recording is set at three minutes, but can be adjusted to be made longer. The parking feature will start to record if the car is hit while parked. The Rexing V1 also comes with a one year limited warranty. RexingUSA has garnered a reputation for good customer service and typically responds to customer questions and complaints within twenty four hours of their receiving them.

Less desirable things

While the daytime image quality is high, the cameras night vision capabilities need improvement. There have also been customer complaints of video compression being unreliable, and that in order to pick up license plates the camera needs to be very close to the other vehicle for a discernable image.

The internal battery has a very short lifespan if it is not hardwired to the vehicle itself; the battery is intended as an emergency power source only. The camera will need an external power source when in use.

The screen can be difficult to view unless looked at straight on. Drivers who would like to have a constant visual through the camera may find it inconvenient to have it centrally located on the dash. Otherwise this angle can be difficult to be achieved with the included mount which while easy to attach/detach, is fairly static. It is also difficult to find different after-market mounts for the V1.

It’s also important to mention that the V1 does not come with a memory card included and one will have to be purchased separately.

On the Whole:

Overall, the V1 by Rexing is a good piece of equipment for the price. Despite some issues with adequate mounting and night imaging capabilities this model is simple, easy to setup, and effective.

How to Wash a New Car

How to Wash a New Car

Got a new ride? Here’s how to wash a new car.

So you’ve just got your dream car and wonder if you should wash it or not, and if you do, how you should wash it. Only with the right maintenance and washing can you keep it looking new for a longer time. No matter how new the car may be, it’s not immune to harsh environmental elements like rain, snow, or extreme heat.

newkeysWhile the same car care methods are employed to clean both old and new cars, you just have to spend a little more time on older cars to remove defects like swirls, oxidation and scratches.

Washing

Wash your new car as soon as you reach home. Washing your car is the number one cause for swirl marks, avoid this by using a high quality car wash shampoo, wash mitt and microfiber drying towels. Use two buckets to avoid swirl-one for your car wash solution and the other for rinsing your mitt.

Claying

Next, clay your new car to remove any stuck bonded surface contamination which a normal wash does not remove. Though the car may be new to you, it was manufactured some time back. It had spent time in the factory waiting for transport and then was waiting in the car lot waiting to be bought by you. So during all this time, lots of floating dirt and dust had definitely found its way onto your car.

A detail clay is not a substitute for polishing your paint. Claying is done before polishing to remove the contaminants which roughen your paint and make it easier for dirt and grime to stick to your car. Claying your car prepares it for its polishing and protecting.

Polishing and waxing

Now you need to polish your car to remove any stains and paint defects to help enhance the overall shine of the car. It also helps prepare your car paint for its paint protectant, sealant or wax.

Your car’s clear coat is not a protective layer. It’s just tough clear paint which protects your color coat to add more depth to the shine. What you need to protect your car from harsh environmental elements and prevent premature aging is car wax, paint protection or paint sealant. Off the lot, car wax is old school and provides comparatively less protection than advanced paint sealants.

Detailing

Once you are done with the polishing, you need to maintain your new car with normal washes and quick detailing in between washes. Quick detailers are waterless washes which puts the finishing touch to a freshly detailed vehicle.

It helps remove streaks, fresh water spots, dust and other light contaminants. It’s also better if you always keep a quick detailer in your car. You never know when you will need it for a quick cleanup of bird bombs while on the road!

So when you buy your new car, do not think that it cannot look better. It can, with early washing and detailing which helps protect and prolong the gloss and shine of your car!

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Black and Decker Jump Starter Reviews

Black and Decker is another brand that sells jump starters alongside other tools and power tools that you may need for your home, machine, or for your car. If you’re in the market for a jump starter, then it doesn’t hurt to consider this company and its line up of jump starters.

Black and Decker Jump Starter Reviews

This list is pretty short, but that is okay because we only featured the battery jump starters that have received good review and feedback from customers. One such product is their JUS350B 350 Amp Jump Starter. More users rated it with 1 star so we recommend not bothering looking at it. Here are the Black and Decker battery boosters we’d recommend:

Black & Decker JUS300B 600 Peak Amp Low Profile Jump Starter

blackanddeckerjumpstarterPrice: $45+ Free Shipping (the list price is $80+)

Features:

  • This unit has 600 Peak Amp and 300 Instant starting amps
  • Compared with other jump starters, this unit has a low-profile design, which makes it easier to stash inside your trunk or garage.
  • Also has the reverse polarity alarm warning
  • Features a work light to help you when it’s dark.

Average Rating on Amazon: 4.0 out of 5 stars (based on 130 reviews)

This jump starter does the job. The low profile design is definitely a plus when it comes to storage.

What to watch out for:

  • This jumpstarter might not be able to jumpstart bigger vehicles.
  • Product does not come with a charging cord so you will need to buy one.

Black & Decker JUS500IB 500 Amp Jump Starter with Built in Compressor

BlackanddeckerwithairinflatorPrice: around $50 + Shipping fee ($20+)

Features:

  • Has 500 Instant starting amps
  • 1000 peak Amps
  • 120 PSI air compressor
  • also has a low-profile design.
  • Has a work light for dark areas
  • Reverse Polarity Alarm

Average Amazon Rating: 4.0 out of 5 stars (based on more than 180 reviews)

This is a solid jump starter than can help start your car in cold weather. It also has a USB port that can charge your phone or gadget.

What to watch out for:

  • The air compressor of this unit is its problem. Several users have complained that the inflator stopped working, which could potentially be because it heats up easily.
  • The light in this unit also points out, which might not be helpful at all.

 

Black & Decker P2G7B Power To Go Lithium Battery Booster

Black and Decker lithium ionPrice: around $40 + free shipping (list price is $80)

Features:

  • Ultraportable and light battery booster; it weighs only 2.1 pounds
  • 2 Amp USB Portable Power Supply
  • Rechargeable Li-ION battery
  • Connect it to your car battery or into the accessory outlet.
  • Unit comes with battery clamps, home charger & cable

Average Amazon Rating: 4.3 out of stars (based on 9 reviews)

This small jump starter is similar to the Stanley P2G7S, which has been positively reviewed. It can also function as an external battery that will charge your smartphones and other smaller devices.

What to watch out for:

  • This unit does not work as your regular jump starter. When you connect it to your battery, you will need to let it sit for a while to recharge the battery before starting your car.

Things to Keep in Your Car During the Winter

Things to Keep in Your Car During the Winter

When the cold winds of winter start blowing, you better take note and prepare yourself and your car for cold mornings (and days!) ahead. Even if you’re good at driving on snow or ice, better pack in some of these things to help you survive in case anything happens.

Ask anybody who fell into a ditch or got stuck in a blizzard, and they’d tell you that they never planned on doing that at all! With the climate going crazy as it is–I mean, come on–tornadoes and floods during the winter?

Better be safe than sorry… or dead.

Things to Keep in Your Car During the Winter

Auto Jump Starters. This is especially useful for older cars, or cars with unreliable batteries. Even if you manage to arrive at your destination, if your battery dies on you, you may be unable to start the car and you’ll get stuck! Better yet, you might want to get a jump starter with an air compressor. During the winter, the air inside your tires may lose some of their pressure because of the cold. The air compressor will come in handy to keep your tire pressures stable.

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Schumacher Jump Starters Reviews

Schumacher has a longer list of jump starters compared with Stanley. That means more choices. But it also means that you will need a little bit more time in choosing the right battery booster for your needs.

So here we present the Best Schumacher Starters reviews to help you narrow down your choices.

Schumacher XP400 400 Peak Amp Instant Portable Power Source

schumacher xp400Price: Under $50

Features:

  • This unit has an On/Off switch
  • Automatic charging of internal battery through built in charger
  • Can work for either top-mount or side-mount battery
  • It contains a maintenance-free, sealed lead acid battery
  • Contains 116 Cold Cranking Amps

Average Amazon Rating: 4.2 out of 5 Stars (based on more than 330 reviews)

This is a solid and inexpensive jump starter that can help you deal with emergencies. It’s not too big, which also means that you don’t get any extra features. But hey, anything that’s under $50 and does the job of jump starting your battery is worth it! Read more

Stanley Jump Starters Reviews

Stanley jump starters are some of the most widely sought for brands in the market. This company has made a solid name in equipment and power tools, and in choosing products from them, you are also banking on their reputation and the quality of their products.

Stanley Jump Starters Reviews

Here are the best Stanley jump boxes in the market.

Stanley J309 600 Peak Amp Jump Starter

600peakampsPrice: A little over $50 (plus shipping & handling)

Features:

  • 300 Amp Instant Starting Power
  • 12V USB Light
  • 600 Peak Battery Amps
  • 270° Pivoting high powered LED emergency light
  • Built-in 120V AC charger

This Stanley’s entry level jump starter. It costs less than the Stanley J7CS, but you do away with the air compressor and some of its starting power.

Average Rating on Amazon: 4.0 out of 5 Stars (based on 340 customer reviews)

What to watch out for:

  • Make sure to charge it every month for long-term use.
  • Buy an extension cord for charging.

If you have a spare $30, grab the J7CS instead: it is more powerful and has the air compressor, which comes in handy for emergency situations.

Check out this product on Amazon.com

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