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10-8 Video Digital Evidence Solutions 10-8 Body Camera User Manual

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2014r1

User Manual

10-8 Body Camera

 


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Warranty & Return Information

Warranty Details

• One(1)yearfreereplacementofanyfailedcomponent.

 
How to Get Support

1. VisittheWarrantyPartsReplacementformonourwebsite:

http://www.10-8video.com/support/warranty-form/

2. Filloutandsubmittheform.

Shipping Address

10-8VideoDigitalEvidenceSolutions

1423Huntsville,Hwy.

Fayetteville,TN37334

Phone Numbers

(888)788-1048•(931)262-2221

(931)233-1263(FAX)

Copyright © 2011-2014 10-8 Video Digital Evidence Solutions. • All rights reserved.

Disclaimer: 10-8VideoDigitalEvidenceSolutionsreservestherighttomakechangesin

specificationsatanytimeandwithoutnotice.Theinformationprovidedbythisdocument

isbelievedtobeaccurateandreliable.However,noresponsibilityisassumedby10-8Video

DigitalEvidenceSolutionsforitsuse;noranyinfringementsofpatentsorotherrightsof

thirdpartiesresultingfromitsuse.Nolicenseisgrantedunderanypatentsorpatentrights

of10-8VideoDigitalEvidenceSolutions.

Othercompanyandproductnamesmentionedhereinmaybetrademarksoftheirrespective

companies.

10-8 Digital Video Evidence Solutions

1423 Huntsville Hwy.

Fayetteville, TN 37334 

Tel: (888) 788-1048 • (931) 262-2221

Fax: (931) 233-1263

World Wide Web: www.10-8Video.com

 


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Contents

Introduction

 

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Overview 

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Package Contents 

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First-Time Usage

 

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Body Camera Setup 

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BC-1 Body Camera Diagram

 

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Operation

 

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Power On/Off 

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Power On: 

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Power Off: 

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Video Recording & Playback 

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Recording Video 

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Stop Recording Video 

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Video Playback 

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Stop Video Playback 

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Recording and Playing Audio 

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Recording Audio 

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Stop Recording Audio 

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Audio Playback 

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Stop Audio Playback 

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Taking a Photo 

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View Photos 

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Exit Playback Mode 

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Charging the Battery 

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Charging Battery with USB Cable 

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Battery Status Icons 

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Factory Reset 

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Changing BC-1 Body Camera Password 

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Software

 

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Using the Software 

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Managing Files 

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Viewing a File 

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Deleting a File 

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Copying a File to Your Computer 

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Changing Your Software Password 

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Administrating Software User Accounts 

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Creating a New Software User Account 

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Editing a Software User Account 

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User Account Permissions 

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Deleting a Software User Account 

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Setting the BC-1 Body Camera Device ID 

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Setting the BC-1 Body Camera Officer ID 

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Backing Up Files 

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System Messages

 

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LED Status Indicator Lights 

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Audio Indicators 

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Specifications

 

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Introduction

Overview

ThisdigitalpoliceenforcementDVRprovidestheofficerwithstateofthe

artcapabilitiessuchashigh-definitiondigitalvideorecording,stillimage

capturecapabilities,high-speedUSBdatatransmissionandUSBcharging.

Package Contents

Your10-8BC-1BodyCamerawillhaveshippedwiththefollowingitems,

pleasetakethetimetoconfirmyouhavethefollowingitems:

• 1-BodyCamera
• 1-InstructionManual
• 1-12VCarCharger
• 1-120VCharger
• 1-USBCable
• 1-MicCable(Optional)

Thankyouforpurchasingthe10-8BC-1BodyCamera.Topreventany

damagetotheunitcausingareductionofitslifespan,werecommend

readingthisUserManualcarefullybeforeusingthedevice.

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Introduction

 


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IMPORTANT!

READ THIS FIRST

BeforeusingyournewBC-1BodyCameraforthefirsttime,we

recommendperformingthefollowingstepstomaximizetheusabilityof

yournewBC-1BodyCamera.

Body Camera Setup

1. ChargetheBC-1BodyCamerausingthe120Volt,12VoltorUSB

cable.

See

Charging the Battery

sectionfordetails.

2. DownloadandinstalltheBC-1BodyCamerasoftwarefromthe10-8

VideoWebsite:

http://www.10-8video.com/support/downloads/

3. Ifthesoftwareisnotalreadyrunning,launchtheBC-1BodyCamera

software.

4. Entertheusernameandpasswordtologintothesoftware.

5. PlugtheincludedUSBcableintoyourcomputer,thenplugtheother

endofthecableintotheBC-1BodyCamera.

6. TheBC-1BodyCamerawillautomaticallysynchronizeitsinternal

clocktothedateandtimeonthecomputertowhichitisconnected.

7. TheLCDDisplayontheBC-1BodyCamerawilldisplayfour(4)

asterisks(*)indicatingitiswaitingforyoutoenterthepassword

toaccesstheinternalsofthedevice.The default password for the 

camera is 0000-fourzeros.

8. UsetheBC-1BodyCameratosettheproperbadgenumberforthe

officerwhoistousethecamera.TheBC-1Softwareallowsyoutoset

boththeunitanduserIDforeachunitused.Thisinformationwill

displayoneveryvideoalongwiththedateandtime.

9. Wealsorecommendchangingthepasswordatthispoint.

If you connect the BC-1 Body Camera to a computer and do not 

enter the proper password, it will only charge its battery and you 

cannot access the camera’s internal files.

For maximum security of your files, we recommend changing the 

default password after setting up the BC-1 Body Camera for the 

first time.

Default Login:

User: 0000

Password: 000

Note: You can also press the Play button four (4) times to 

           advance through the password screen without having to  

           change the password.

First-Time Usage

First-Time Usage

 


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BC-1 Body Camera Diagram

IR LEDS

Lens

Recording
Microphone

Speaker

Microphone

USB

LED Status Indicator

Clamp

1.5” LCD Screen

Earphone

Water Tight

Seal

REC/Down

USB Port

Earphone Jack

Talk

Selection

Play

Power

Walkie

Cable

FIG. 1

Body Camera Diagram

Power On/Off

Power On:

1. Pressandholdthe“Power” buttonuntilthedevicebeeps.

2. TheLED Status IndicatorwilllightupgreenandtheLCD screenwill

displaythe10-8Videologo.

3. Afterafewminutesofinactivity,thesystemwillthenenterinto

recording standby modeandtheLED Status Indicatorwillremainlit

green.

4. TheLCD screenwilldisplaythecurrentlyrecordinginterfaceand

yourbodycameraisreadytouse.

Power Off:

1. Pressandholdthe“Power”buttonforatleastthreeseconds.

2. Thecurrentfilewillbesavedtotheinternalstorageandthedevice

willpowerdown.

When the recorder is in 

standby mode if there is no interaction 

with it for more than thirty (30) seconds the LCD screen will turn 

off.

The recorder will automatically power off when the battery is low.

Operation

 


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Operation

Video Recording & Playback

Recording Video

1. Brieflypressthe“REC” buttonuntiltheLED Status Indicatorlights

upred.TheBC=1BodyCamerawillbeepaudibly.

2. TheBC-1BodyCamerawillenterintoVideo Recording Mode(FIG.2)

andbegintorecord.Itwillsaveafileevery10minutes.

Stop Recording Video

1. Pressthe“REC” buttonuntiltheLED Status Indicatorlightsup

green.

2. TheBC-1BodyCamerawillenterRecording Standby Mode.(FIG.3)

Video Playback

1. Pressthe“Play” buttonuntiltheBC-1BodyCameraentersinto

Playback Mode.(FIG.4)

2. Toplaythecurrentlyrecordingfile,pressthe“Play” buttonagain.

3. Toplayanotherfile,usethe“Selection” buttontocyclethroughthe

files.Pressthe“Play” buttonwhenyou’vefoundthefiletoplayit.

Stop Video Playback

1. Pressthe“Play” buttontostopthecurrentlyplayingfileandenter

intoPlayback Standby Mode.(FIG.5)

FIG. 2

Video Recording Mode

FIG. 4

Playback Mode

FIG. 3

Video Standby Mode

FIG. 5

Playback Standby Mode

Battery Status Icon

Recording Time

Playback Mode Icon

Play Status

Playing Time

Current Playback Time

Video File Icon

Focus Area

Current Date & Time

Current File Number

Recording Status Icon

Remaining Recording Time

Operation

If lighting is insufficient, the recorder will automatically enable 

Night Mode and the IR LED. It will automatically return to the 

normal recording mode when lighting conditions improve.

 


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Operation

Operation

Recording and Playing Audio

Recording Audio

1. Pressandholdthe“REC” buttonforabout2seconds.

2. TheBC-1BodyCamerawillbeep,andtheLED Status Indicatorwill

lightupyellowindicatingithasbegunrecordingaudioonly.

3. TheLCD ScreenwillshowtheAudio Recording Mode Screen(FIG.6)

Stop Recording Audio

1. Pressthe“REC” buttonuntiltheLED Status Indicatorlightsup

green.

2. TheBC-1BodyCamerawillenterRecording Standby Mode.(FIG.3)

Audio Playback

1. Pressandholdthe“Playback” buttonuntiltheBC-1BodyCamera

entersintoPlayback Mode.(FIG.4)

2. Usethe“Selection” buttontocyclethroughthefiles.

3. Toplaythecurrentlyselectedfile,pressthe“Play” button.When

playinganaudiofile,theAudio Playback Screenwilldisplay.(FIG.7)

Stop Audio Playback

1. Pressthe“Play” buttontostopthecurrentlyplayingfileandenter

intoPlayback Standby Mode.(FIG.5)

Taking a Photo

1. MakesuretheBC-1BodyCameraisinRecording Standby Modeby

exitinganycurrentlyactivemode.

2. Pressthe“Selection” buttontotakeapictureandtheLED Status 

Indicatorwillflashred.

View Photos

1. Pressandholdthe“Playback” buttonuntiltheBC-1BodyCamera

entersintoPlayback Mode.(FIG.4)

2. Usethe“Selection” buttontocyclethroughthefiles.

Exit Playback Mode

1. ToexitthePlayback Standby Mode,pressthePowerButtononce.

2. TheBC-1BodyCamerawillreturntotheRecording Standby Mode.

FIG. 6

  Audio Recording Mode

FIG. 7

  Audio Playback Mode

 


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Operation

Charging the Battery

Therearethreewaystochargeyour10-8BC-1BodyCamera:

• 120VoltCharger(FastestChargeRate)
• 12Voltcarcharger(Fast)
• USBcableconnectedtoapoweredUSBcomputerport(Slow)

Charging Battery with USB Cable

1. ConnectaUSBcablewithacompatibleconnectortoacomputer.

2. ConnecttheUSBcabletotheUSBportonthebodycamera.

Battery Status Icons

Factory Reset

Pressandholdboththe“Power”and“REC”buttonstoresettheBC-1

BodyCameratoitsfactorydefaults.

Changing BC-1 Body Camera Password

TheBC-1BodyCamerahasitsowninternalpassword,orPIN,that

protectsitsfilesfrombeingaccessedbyacomputerwithoutpermission.

Changing BC-1 Body Camera PIN

1. ConnecttheBC-1BodyCameratoacomputerusingtheUSBcable.

2. Createafile“UK.txt”onyourcomputerwithatexteditorsuchas

Notepad.DonotuseawordprocessorsuchasMicrosoftWord.Itwill

introducedatathatwillcorruptthefile.

3. Addthefollowinglinetothefirstlineofthefile:

UK 0000 1111

InthisexamplewehavesetthePINto“1111”,feelfreetosetittoany

four(4)digitnumber.

4. SavethefiletotherootfolderoftheBC-1BodyCamera.

5. DisconnectandrestarttheBC-1BodyCamera.

DuringchargingtheLED Status Indicatorwilllightupred,theLCD

screenwilldisplay“MSDC”andthebatteryicon.After10secondstheBC-1

BodyCamerawillenablethescreensaverfortheLCD.Pressanybuttonon

theBC-1BodyCameratoexitthescreensaver.

Whenthebatteryisfullycharged,theredLED Status Indicatorwillturn

offandthebatterystatusiconwilldisplaythe“FullyCharged”icon.

Low Power

Not Fully Charged

Fully Charged

A new, or completely drained BC-1 Body Camera battery can 

take 6-8 hours to charge fully.

Operation

Caution: Do not perform a Factory Reset while recording or while 

the device is connected to a computer. Doing so may cause file 

corruption and/or damage the internal memory.

 


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Software

Using the Software

It’sadvisabletoalwaysstartthesoftwarebeforepluggingtheBC-1Body

Cameraintoyourcomputer.

1. StarttheBC-1BodyCamerasoftware.

2. Enteryoursoftwareuseridandsoftwarepasswordtologin.

3. PlugtheBC-1BodyCameraintoyourcomputerusingthesupplied

USBcable.

4. OncethecomputerdetectsthattheBC-1BodyCamerahasbeen

connectedtoit,theBC-1BodyCameraLCDscreenwilldisplaya

screenpromptingyoutoenterthesecuritypin.

5. Usethe“Selection” buttonontheBC-1BodyCameratocyclethrough

thenumberszerothroughnine(0-9)inthefirstcolumn.

6. OnceyouhavecycledthroughtotheproperfirstnumberinthePIN,

usethe“Play” buttontomovetothenextdigit.

7. AfteryouhavesetthelastnumberinthePIN,clickingthe“Play”

buttontoselectthatdigitwillsubmitthePINforverification.

8. IfyouhaveenteredtheproperPINontheBC-1BodyCamera,the

LCDscreenwilldisplay“MSDC”forafewsecondsthenturnoff.

9. Thesoftwarewillthendisplaythefoldersandfileslocatedonthe

BC-1BodyCamera.

Managing Files

TheleftcolumnoftheBC-1BodyCamerasoftwaredisplaysthefolders

andfilescontainedonthedevice.Usetheuppersectionoftheleftcolumn

tonavigatethroughthevariousfoldersontheBC-1BodyCamerastorage

media.

Viewing a File

1. Clickonceonthefilenameofthefileyouwishtoview.

2. Clickthe“Open” buttonatthebottomoftheleftcolumn.

3. Onceloaded,thefilewilldisplayinthebigwindowontheright.

Deleting a File

You must have administrative privileges to delete files.

1. Clickonceonthefileyouwishtodelete.

2. Clickthe“Delete” buttonatthebottomoftheleftcolumn.

3. Confirmthedeletionwithinthepopupwindow.

Default Administrator Login:

User: 0000

Password: 000

Default BC-1 Body Camera PIN: 0000

If this is the first time you have connected the BC-1 Body 

Camera to this computer, you may have to wait for your 

computer to automatically install the proper drivers.

You can also double-click any filename to load that file in the 

viewer.

Software

 


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Copying a File to Your Computer

1. Clickonceonthefileyouwishtocopy.

2. Clickthe“Copy” buttonatthebottomoftheleftcolumn.

3. Apopupwindowwillappear.Selectthelocationwhereyouwishto

savethefile.

4. Clickthe“Save” button.

Changing Your Software Password

1. Clickonthe“Change Password” iconatthetopofthewindow.

2. Enteryourcurrentor“old”password.

3. Enteryourdesirednewpassword-twice.

4. Clickthe“Ok” button.

Administrating Software User Accounts

Thefollowingfeaturesareonlyavailabletoanuseraccountpossessingan

Administratoraccountlevel.

Creating a New Software User Account

1. Clickonthe“User Management” iconlocatedatthetopofthe

window.

2. Clickonthe“New” buttonintheusermanagementpopupwindow.

3. EntertheAccount#/OfficerID.

4. Fillouttheuser’sname,passwordandselectwhichaccountlevelthey

shouldhaveassignedtothem.

5. Unlessyouhaveareasontodisabletheaccountyoushouldleavethe

accountenabled.

6. Clickthe“Ok” button tosavethenewuser’saccount.

Editing a Software User Account

1. Clickonthe“User Management” iconlocatedatthetopofthe

window.

2. Clickonthenameoftheaccountyouwishtoedit.

3. Clickonthe“Edit” button.

4. Updateinformationasdesired.

5. Clickon“Ok” buttontosavethechanges.

User Account Permissions

TherearetwolevelsofaccesstotheBC-1BodyCamerasoftware-

“Normal”and“Administrator”.

Administrators can:

• View,copyanddeletefilesanddirectories.
• Manageaccounts-create,edit&delete.
• SetOfficerIDandDeviceIDforthecurrentlyconnectedBC-1Body

Camera.

Normal Users Can:

• Viewfiles
• Changetheirsoftwareaccountpassword.

Software

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Software

Software

Deleting a Software User Account

1. Clickonthe“User Management” iconlocatedatthetopofthe

window.

2. Clickonthenameoftheaccountyouwishtodelete.

3. Clickonthe“Delete” button.

4. Confirmaccountdeletionorcanceltherequest.

Setting the BC-1 Body Camera Device ID

1. EnsuretheBC-1BodyCameraisconnectedtoacomputerrunningthe

BC-1BodyCamerasoftwareandthesoftwarecanseetheBC-1Body

Camera.

2. Clickonthe“DeviceID”iconatthetopofthesoftwarewindow.

3. Enterthenewnumberdesired.Note:theDeviceIDmustbefive(5)

digitslong.

4. Clickthe“Ok” buttontosavethenewID.

Setting the BC-1 Body Camera Officer ID

1. EnsuretheBC-1BodyCameraisconnectedtoacomputerrunningthe

BC-1BodyCamerasoftwareandthesoftwarecanseetheBC-1Body

Camera.

2. Clickonthe“OfficerID”iconatthetopofthesoftwarewindow.

3. Enterthenewnumberdesired.Note:theOfficerIDmustbesix(6)

digitslong.Useprecedingzerosifneeded:000123.

4. Clickthe“Ok” buttontosavethenewID.

Backing Up Files

TheBC-1BodyCamerasoftwareallowsyoutoeasilycopyallthefiles

currentlystoredonittoyourcomputer.

1. EnsuretheBC-1BodyCameraisconnectedtoacomputerrunningthe

BC-1BodyCamerasoftwareandthesoftwarecanseetheBC-1Body

Camera.

2. Clickonthe“Backup” icon.

3. Confirmthefolderonyourcomputertobackthefilesuptoorusethe

“Browse” buttontoselecttheproperfolder.

4. Selectwhethertooverwriteorskipcopyingafileifanexisting

filenamealreadyexistsinyourcurrentlyselectedfolder.

5. Clickthe“Backup” buttontobeginthebackupprocess.

6. Fileswillbesavedtoyourcomputerandfolderswillautomaticallybe

createdforeachdaymediawastaken.

7. Typesofmediawillbefurthersortedintosub-foldersundereachdate

designatingthemediatypecontainedwithin.

8. Whenthebackupprocessiscomplete,clickthe“Close” buttonoruse

the“View Backup Directory” linktoimmediatelyviewthefilesjust

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Brand Name: 10-8

Model Name: 10-8 BC-1

Specifications: •  Loop Recording

•  Industrial grade for extreme conditions & reliability

•  Can replace existing mic for most major brand walkies

•  Drop/shock & water resistant

•  Same size as most existing walkie mics

•  8x Digital zoom

•  IR with automatic switching in low/no light conditions

•  360° rotatable buckle

•  Password protected files

•  Includes 32GB memory

•  Up to 6 hours continuous recording (48 hrs standby)

Camera Sensor:

5.0 mega pixels CMOS

Video Format: AVI

Video Resolution: 720x480 pixels, 30fps

Picture Format: JPEG

Picture Resolution: 12 mega pixels

Field of View: 120°

Text Overlay:

Off / Date / Date & Time / Officer ID

Languages:

English / French / German / Italian / Spanish / Chinese / Russian /

Turkish / Korean

Memory:

32GB

Battery:

2800mA, Rechargeable Lithium-ion Battery

Color:

Black

Dimensions:

96 x 64 x 33 (mm)

Net Weight: 141g

Includes: • 2 - USB cables

• 1 - AC Adapter (110-240V)

• 1 - 12v Adapter

• 1 - User Manual

Optional Accessories: • Connector cable with intercom

Specifications

System Messages

The10-8BC-1BodyCamerautilizesbothaudible(“beeps”)andvisual

(LEDlightsandLCDscreen)indicatorstoinformyouofthestatusand

healthofthedevice.Refertothechartsbelowformoreinformation.

LED Status Indicator Lights

LED Color

LED Duration

Explanation

Green

On/Solid

Power is on. System normal. In 

Recording Standby Mode.

Yellow

On/Solid

Recording audio in progress.

Red

On/Solid

Recording video in progress.

Red

Blink/Flash

In photograph mode indicates photo being taken.

Red

On/Solid

When charging indicated device is being charged. LED goes out 

when fully charged.

Audio Indicators

“Beeps”

Explanation

SIngle Beep

Photo taken.

Four (4) beeps

Memory card is full.  

 

The LCD screen will also display “Memory Card Full”.

Five (5) beeps every three (3) minutes

Battery low. 

 

The camera will begin to shutdown within 20 minutes of this 

warning.

If the BC-1 Body Camera has to stop recording due to a full 

storage card or low battery, it will automatically stop recording, 

save and close the file to ensure the integrity of the data.