WHAT’S NEW:

1. Adds possibility to choose time zone in 30 minutes increments.
2. Fixes an issue where the dashcam would take longer than usual to exit Parking Mode or turn on Parking Mode while driving in very slow traffic.

Windows / Mac OS X

[Firmware Upgrade Guide]
  1. Download the firmware for your BlackVue DR490-2CH dashcam.
  2. Unzip the downloaded firmware (zip file).

※ CAUTION: The next step will ask you to format the microSD card. Before doing so, please backup any files present on the microSD card, as the formatting will erase them.

  1. Insert the BlackVue microSD card into your computer and format it (FAT32 format).
  2. Copy the file “bb_dr490-2ch.bin” to the formatted microSD card.
  3. Insert the microSD card into the dashcam and turn it on to start applying the upgrade.
  4. After completing upgrade, your BlackVue will boot up and start recording.
[IMPORTANT]

※ The microSD card must be formatted in FAT32 format (Note: the BlackVue Viewer formats in FAT32 format).

※ After upgrading the firmware, please use the latest version of the BlackVue Viewer to ensure compatibility.

WHAT’S NEW:
  • Added ADAS feature: FVSA (Front Vehicle Start Alarm). The dashcam will alert you if it senses that your vehicle is remaining stationary after the front vehicle has started moving forward. Useful when waiting at traffic lights or intersections.
    IMPORTANT: this feature requires the External GPS. 
 

Windows / Mac OS X

[Firmware Upgrade Guide]
  1. Download the firmware for your BlackVue DR490L-2CH dashcam.
  2. Unzip the downloaded firmware (zip file).

※ CAUTION: The next step will ask you to format the microSD card. Before doing so, please backup any files present on the microSD card, as the formatting will erase them.

  1. Insert the BlackVue microSD card into your computer and format it (FAT32 format).
  2. Copy the file “bb_dr490l-2ch.bin” to the formatted microSD card.
  3. Insert the microSD card into the dashcam and turn it on to start applying the upgrade.
  4. Once the upgrade is applied, a screen will prompt you to format the microSD card. Confirm to proceed.
  5. After completing the microSD card formatting step, your BlackVue will boot up and start recording.
[IMPORTANT]

※ The microSD card must be formatted in FAT32 format (Note: the BlackVue Viewer formats in FAT32 format).

※ After upgrading the firmware, please use the latest version of the BlackVue Viewer to ensure compatibility.

WHAT’S NEW:
  1. GPS Tracking improvements (Any Paid Cloud Plan)
    1. Polling rate increased for better accuracy (1 minute --> 15 seconds).
    2. Multiple usability improvements.
    3. Not supported by the BlackVue Mac Viewer.

  2. Video On Map (Fleet Plan only)
    1. In GPS Tracking mode, play auto and manually uploaded videos right from the the map.
    2. Not supported by the BlackVue Mac Viewer.
※ Compatible software versions: BlackVue App: Android v2.91 / iOS v2.91 and up. BlackVue Viewer: Windows v2.08. Remember: upgrading this firmware will reset your Wi-Fi password and settings (except Cloud hotspot settings). Default Wi-Fi password is "blackvue". Please download the Rearview Kit-compatible firmware (v1.004) if needed.
Important:
Make sure to use the latest versions for the BlackVue Viewer and BlackVue App for full compatibility with this firmware version. Remember: upgrading this firmware will reset your Wi-Fi password and settings. Default Wi-Fi password is "blackvue".

Windows / Mac OS

WHAT’S NEW:
  1. GPS Tracking improvements (Any Paid Cloud Plan)
    1. Polling rate increased for better accuracy (1 minute --> 15 seconds).
    2. Multiple usability improvements.
    3. Not supported by the BlackVue Mac Viewer.

  2. Video On Map (Fleet Plan only)
    1. In GPS Tracking mode, play auto and manually uploaded videos right from the the map.
    2. Not supported by the BlackVue Mac Viewer.
※ Compatible software versions: BlackVue App: Android v2.91 / iOS v2.91 and up. BlackVue Viewer: Windows v2.08. Remember: upgrading this firmware will reset your Wi-Fi password and settings (except Cloud hotspot settings). Default Wi-Fi password is "blackvue".
Important:
Make sure to use the latest versions for the BlackVue Viewer and BlackVue App for full compatibility with this firmware version. Remember: upgrading this firmware will reset your Wi-Fi password and settings. Default Wi-Fi password is "blackvue".

Windows / Mac OS

WHAT’S NEW:
Firmware compatible with the Cloud service – BlackVue Cloud.

Refer to this table for a comparison with the Legacy Firmware.

In this update (v2.011) :

GPS Tracking improvements (Any Paid Cloud Plan)

    1. Polling rate increased for better accuracy (1 minute --> 15 seconds). 
    2. Multiple usability improvements.
    3. Not supported by the BlackVue Mac Viewer. 

※ Compatible software versions:
BlackVue App: Android v2.91 / iOS v2.91 and up.
BlackVue Viewer: Windows v2.08.

v2.008:

Stability improvements.

v2.007 :
Fix for potential Cloud connectivity issue.

v2.006:
Event Recording bug fix: when 1 or 2 of the 3-axis sensitivity settings (up-down, left-right, front-rear) were set to zero (no issue will all 3 parameters set to zero), Event recordings would occur repeatedly.

v2.005:
1. Video quality improvement (including bitrate up to 10Mbps for the front camera on Highest quality setting).
Note: this is actually higher than the Highest quality setting on the Legacy firmware (8Mbps).
2. Video quality settings added (Normal/High/Highest).
3. Expanded hotspot settings: you can now register up to 3 hotspots for your BlackVue to connect to the Cloud.

When you change the time zone and save the setting, the next time you insert the microSD card into the dashcam it will format the microSD card.

Important

Make sure to use the latest versions for the BlackVue Viewer and BlackVue App for full compatibility after a firmware update.

Note 1: Even if you install this firmware, you will be able to install the Legacy firmware over it.
Note 2: To check how to get your Cloud security code, in case there is no QR code on your BlackVue DR650GW-1CH dashcam, refer to [link].
Note 3: This firmware is compatible with the new BlackVue app only, as well as the BlackVue Windows / Mac Viewer.

Windows / macOS

Windows

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1 file(s) 57.58 MB
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1 file(s) 41.45 MB
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1 file(s) 41.62 MB

    Mac OS X

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    1 file(s) 57.64 MB
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    1 file(s) 41.51 MB
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    Russian (Publix)

    1 file(s) 41.68 MB

      Windows

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      1 file(s) 56.59 MB
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      1 file(s) 42.79 MB
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      Russian (Publix)

      1 file(s) 40.88 MB

        Mac OS X

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        1 file(s) 56.65 MB
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        1 file(s) 42.86 MB
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        1 file(s) 40.94 MB

          Windows

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          1 file(s) 51.10 MB
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          1 file(s) 38.02 MB
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          1 file(s) 33.90 MB

            Mac OS X

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            1 file(s) 51.15 MB
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            1 file(s) 38.09 MB
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            1 file(s) 33.96 MB

              Windows

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              1 file(s) 46.73 MB
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              1 file(s) 28.90 MB

                Mac OS X

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                1 file(s) 46.79 MB
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                1 file(s) 28.95 MB

                  Windows

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                  1 file(s) 50.69 MB
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                  1 file(s) 33.00 MB

                    Mac OS X

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                    1 file(s) 50.75 MB
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                    1 file(s) 33.06 MB

                      WHAT’S NEW:
                      Added Russian language support.
                      Please use the latest version of the BlackVue Legacy Viewer to guarantee compatibility with this firmware.
                       

                      Windows

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                      1 file(s) 42.16 MB
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                      1 file(s) 42.20 MB
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                      1 file(s) 42.15 MB
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                      1 file(s) 42.14 MB
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                      1 file(s) 42.24 MB

                        Mac OS X

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                        1 file(s) 42.19 MB
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                        1 file(s) 42.18 MB
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                        1 file(s) 42.23 MB
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                        1 file(s) 42.18 MB
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                        1 file(s) 42.28 MB

                          WHAT’S NEW:
                           

                          Added Dutch language support.

                          Windows

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                          1 file(s) 52.00 MB
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                          Chinese

                          1 file(s) 45.28 MB
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                          1 file(s) 45.34 MB
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                          1 file(s) 45.38 MB
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                          1 file(s) 45.28 MB

                            Mac OS X

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                            1 file(s) 43.19 MB
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                            Chinese

                            1 file(s) 45.31 MB
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                            Spanish

                            1 file(s) 45.37 MB
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                            Russian

                            1 file(s) 45.41 MB
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                            Dutch

                            1 file(s) 45.32 MB

                              WHAT’S NEW:
                              Added Russian language firmware.
                              Stability improvements.
                               

                              Windows

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                              1 file(s) 37.95 MB
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                              Chinese

                              1 file(s) 37.95 MB
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                              1 file(s) 37.95 MB
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                              1 file(s) 37.95 MB

                                Mac OS X

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                                1 file(s) 38.00 MB
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                                Chinese

                                1 file(s) 38.00 MB
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                                Spanish

                                1 file(s) 38.00 MB
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                                1 file(s) 38.00 MB

                                  Windows

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                                  1 file(s) 31.60 MB
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                                  Chinese

                                  1 file(s) 28.91 MB
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                                  Japanese

                                  1 file(s) 28.23 MB
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                                  1 file(s) 29.40 MB

                                    Windows

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                                    1 file(s) 36.34 MB
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                                    Japanese

                                    1 file(s) 35.59 MB
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                                    Russian

                                    1 file(s) 36.73 MB
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                                    1 file(s) 37.87 MB

                                      Windows

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                                      Chinese

                                      1 file(s) 28.91 MB
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                                      Japanese

                                      1 file(s) 28.23 MB
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                                      English

                                      1 file(s) 31.59 MB
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                                      Russian

                                      1 file(s) 29.40 MB

                                        Windows

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                                        1 file(s) 43.69 MB

                                          Windows

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                                          1 file(s) 16.69 MB
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                                          1 file(s) 12.16 MB

                                            Windows

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                                            1 file(s) 17.01 MB