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This is the excellent USB power pack I use when I travel.

2 x 2.1amp outputs. 8400mAh capacity.

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If you want an SD Card for your camera - these are the ones I use and recommend. 

I'd strongly recommend not to buy any SD cards off ebay - I've heard about too many issues with counterfeit cards - often sold on by unwitting resellers. My inbox regularly gets messages from people who bought a £150 camera then cheaped out and bought a £3 memory card on ebay - Then when it doesn't worth they blame the camera! It doesn't make any sense. Good memory is cheaper than it's ever been - see the links above.

A lot of HD cameras will not work properly with cards larger than 32GB (cards over 32GB are usually SDXC rather than the SDHC standard used by 32GB cards. SDXC cards use the ex-FAT system rather than FAT32 - in short they are a different standard). - so don't just buy the biggest card you can afford - read the specs in the manual to see what it accepts.

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SPECIAL DASHCAM CARDS

The SD card in a dashcam is re-written over, more frequently than in other types of cameras. Some manufacturers void their guarantee if an SD card was used in a dashcam. So, no surprise, there are special High Endurance SD cards made just for dashcams...here's some.

 

VERY IMPORTANT. These links take you to the product, however Amazon have three different ways of selling. There's Amazon Direct - This means that you are only dealing with Amazon themselves, then there's other sellers that use Amazon's facilities - these show as Fulfilled By Amazon and finally there's Market Place sellers that advertise on Amazon, but operate independently.  I strongly recommend that you only use the first...the Amazon Direct - Sold By Amazon option. Even if it appears that you are paying a couple of £/$ more it is more than likely you are comparing the price of a real item against the price of a fake.

To give you an idea of the extent of the fake goods problem. In a 2016 survey by Apple - 90% of the 'Apple' chargers sold through Amazon - using the other the two methods..which includes the "Fulfilled by Amazon" option -  were found to be counterfeit....90%! 

 
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Monday
Sep222014

At last it's the Real SJ4000 WiFi Review

Here at last, is my review of the SJ4000 WiFi review. Whilst there isn't a massive amount of difference between this and my original non-wifi version, somehow I've managed to stretch this out into a half hour video.

If you just want to know about the WiFi function and whether there are any other differences between this and the older models, you'll find your answer in the first few minutes, so no point skipping to the end. 

In this video I also take a minute to explain why you should think twice before ordering the SJ5000 camera that's doing the rounds at the moment.

My video review is below.

  

Downloadable Samples 

 Click the link above to download my original sample clips recorded with the SJ4000 WiFi Camera.

Now after watching that if you would like to buy one - here are some links

Purchasing Links

Foxoffer.com  Foxoffer(Ebay Store) (My camera was supplied by Foxoffer)

Other ebay sellers (Click your country).

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Amazon UK

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Reader Comments (273)

Is that a Iphone 6?, boy you are fast. Ha Ha.
Nice work by the way. Thanks.

September 23, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterWeaver

Thanks for the review, not sure I need one to complement my Mobius and UniEye w/wifi but who knows...actually if I were to get another one it would be the Sony AS as it had excellent stereo sound and a slightly different form factor.

September 23, 2014 | Unregistered Commenterwebvan

Thanks for the review. I just ordered my camera from foxoffer.com

September 23, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterNNY

Hello! Amazing review as always. I have one question though and I'll really appreciate an answer.
SJCAM SJ4000 branded or the original one (unbranded,as yours) ? 5$ difference.

September 24, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterTihomir

Hello
Just a simple question, can we use the AT200 clock with SJ4000 wifi?
Thank you

Nuno

September 24, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterNuno

No, the AT200 remote doesn't use WiFi.

September 24, 2014 | Registered CommenterTechmoan

Thanks for the review. Im convinced and bought 1 a few hours ago. keep it up man ;)

September 24, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterJay C

Nice review, Techmoan!
The bug with the stamp is present on the no-wifi sj4000 too. I noticed it too in one of my tests. I've put a SFD stamp and in 720p mode it said RFD. So it looks like it goes back a character in the alphabet on a random letter

September 24, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterFreddy

Well at least you've confirmed that I'm not going crazy, so thanks for that.

September 24, 2014 | Registered CommenterTechmoan

Awesome review as always and just brought mine from Foxoffer ... hope your getting a commission or sponsorship of the good work you do mate

September 25, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterTin

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