Ultra Wide High Definition Video
With the GoSafe 520 dashcam you can record video with professional IMAX quality. The only dashcam on the market that records footage using 2K and offering motion picture film format. The GoSafe 520 has the capacity to record and display images of far greater size and resolution than conventional video.
Customizable Video Format
The GoSafe 520 can be customized to record footage in a variety of aspect ratios. Choose between the standard 4:3, the movie theatre aspect at 16:9, or take it to the fullest at IMAX quality 21:9. The choice is yours.
Multi-level Exposure Values
The GoSafe 520 can automatically adjust its’ EV value to capture the highest quality video in any environmental ambient lighting. With a new HDR high dynamic metering compensation record the best footage at anytime of the day, not only will you record more dynamic video but you will also record the smallest of details.
Stop & Go Alert
The GoSafe 520 will kindly alert you when you are distracted and the car in front of you has already moved. This feature will become activated after being stopped for 10 seconds.
Built in G-Sensor
The GoSafe 520 comes equipped with a built-in gravity sensor. In the event of a collision it will automatically save the file.
Lifetime Firmware Updates
GoSafe 520 is eligible to receive a lifetime of free upgrades as soon as they are issued. Please check our website regularly for any new available upgrades.
|Main Wafers||Latest Ambarella chip A7L|
|Video Format||WHD 2560x 1080p 21:9 30FPS
SHD 2304x1296p 16:9 30FPS
HDR 1920x1080p 16:9 30FPS
HD 1280x720p 16:9 60FPS
|Video Codec||H.264; MOV format|
|Storage Device||Class 10 MicroSDHC card (8GB Min-32GB Max) *Please note that some cards may be incompatible- e.g., Sandisk.|
|Display Screen||3″LCD color screen with 960×240 pixels|
|Shot Angle||146° ultra-wide angle lens|
|Gravity Sensor||Yes (off/high/medium/low sensitivity)|
|Video Output||Supports HD Output 1.4, NTSC/PAL|
|Power Supply||12-24V, 1.5A|
|Language Settings||English/Traditional Chinese/French|
|Power Supply||12-24V DC input / 5V/1A output|
|Power Consumption||4.75V~5.25V / 1A|
|Operating Temperature||14°~149°F/ -10°~65°C|
|Area||US, Canada, Latin America|
|File Size||10.1 MB|
|Major Update||1. Fixed the problem in the motion detection mode so that the dashcam will automatically record after selecting motion detection mode.
2. Supports 64GB SD card (originally MAX, 32G)
3. Menu Button on LCD screen can be “hidden”.
4. Adjust the recording volume.
5. Added feature to turn On/Off the PAPAGO! jingle.
|Firmware Upgrade Instructions||Please do the following to upgrade the dashcam
1. Download the firmware file
2. Copy the .bin file directly onto the MicroSD card root file
3. Insert the MicroSD card into the dashcam and power it on via a 5V/1.5A power source, e.g. cigarette lighter or power bank
4. You will get prompted to start the upgrade once the device is powered on.
5. Once complete you can reformat the MicroSD card and begin using the dashcam
|The specs of the GOSAFE 520 are impressive starting with recording video and (optionally) audio in H.264 MOV format with a 146-degree wide lens at a maximum resolution of 2560 by 1080p with a 21:9 image ratio at 30FPS (other formats include 2304 by1296p, 16:9, 30FPS; 1920 by1080p, 16:9, 30FPS, and 2180 by 720p, 16:9, 60FPS)…||Read More…|
|Pippi Peterson shows some amazing footage and is hosting a giveaway of our GoSafe 520 dashcam. So much fun to watch.||Watch Here…|
|This Papago model is loaded with features, including an impressive 146 degree capture of the scene in front of your car. Its standard format is a 21:9 ratio image- most wide screen tvs today are 16:9 ratio, so it is really a wide view. In spite of this, the image is pretty sharp edge to edge and does not look like you are viewing the world through a fish-eye lens…||Read More…|
|Over the past month I have had a Papago GoSafe 520 in my car recording the driving environment. In that time there were two close calls with cars cutting me off and one driver that had road rage against another driver, recording everything that was happening while I was on the move. The road rage video was turned over to local law enforcement, as it did provide witness to an accident caused by the road rage…||Read More…|
|Watch the TechNinja go over the amazing features of the GoSafe 520. He goes every every detail and will help you decide if it is what you are looking for.||Watch Here…|
|Some of the other cool features were the built in sensor that automatically saves the file when the gravity sensor detects a collision. We can understand the last thing a driver needs to think about after an accident is to press a button on the camera…||Read More…|
|Akash Sablok talks Father’s Day Tech and features our GoSafe 520 as a top gift for Dad…||Watch Here…|
|I have no problem saying that the Papago GoSafe 520 dashcam is my favorite dashcam. I like everything about it…this one is definitely a keeper and will be stuck to my windshield…||Read More…|
|Watch Jim as he does a great comparison of the GoSafe 520 versus another widely known brand. The GoSafe 520 definitely stands out.||Watch Here…|
|Chad Johnson reviews the Papago GoSafe 520 dashcam on Before You Buy episode #158.||Watch Here…|
|So many features, I can’t list them all… from “G-force sensors” to “anti-fatigue alarms” for those long 2 hours drives. There’s a lot to customize if you so choose. Or just plug n’ play… you don’t even have to set up the “time and date” if you want to!||Read More…|
|With a bigger and wider LCD screen (though still low-res), an internal battery that can keep recording after you shut off the car (though only for five minutes), and super HDR functionality with an F2.0 six-crystal glass lens, the GoSafe 520 is a solid choice…||Read More…|
|The suction cup mount works great and the angle of the camera can be easily adjusted, then tightened. The buttons are large enough for fat fingers to push and the firmware is clear and easy to navigate.||Read More…|
|The Papago GoSafe 520 dashcam represents the best in breed product that delivers at a high level and can easily be integrated into any driver’s daily routine.||Read More…|
|Watch Sergei Dratchev describe the GoSafe 520 on his YouTube Channel.||Watch More…|
|Watch The Computer Group describe the GoSafe 520 on his YouTube Channel.||Watch More…|
|Installation of the GoSafe 520 is a breeze, thanks to the included suction cup bracket and power cord of ample length. The built-in screen on the 520 allows you to tweak the settings of the camera to your liking, and also allows you to set the angle of the camera just right to ensure you have the best shot of the road…||Read More…|
|The very best quality about this cam, I feel is the absolutely stunning video quality! It is crystal clear and completely blows my mind! This high resolution makes it easy to zoom if needed as well as tracking down finer details, like a license plate number…||Read More…|
|This has EV adjustments available in menu unlike other Ambarella dashcams I have. Me likey! I think every dashcam either needs to have EV adjustments and/or auto EV, both is ideal. Not having either one is a bad choice…||Read More…|