The Momento M6 smart dashcam continues the evolution of amazing features and performance that drivers have come to expect from Firstech. Equipped with a Wi-Fi hotspot that works with an app on your smartphone, downloading videos from the M6 is as easy as tapping a few icons. Read on to learn more about the features and technologies integrated into this impressive safety camera system.
Features of the Momento M6 Dashcam
The M6 is the smallest of the Momento dashcams, measuring a mere 89 x 43 x 29 mm (3.5 by 1.7 x 1.15 inches). This size reduction comes with the elimination of the LCD screen on the back of the camera (as found on the Momento M5 and M4). Instead of the screen, Momento includes a Wi-Fi hotspot and dedicated mobile applications for iOS and Android smartphones that allow you to view the camera image in real time, download and edit videos for direct upload to social media and configure the resolution, motion sensor and battery cutoff settings for parking mode. Even if you’ve parked your car or truck in the driveway, the Wi-Fi connection works as far as 10 meters away to allow you to download videos from inside your home.
An integrated GPS antenna captures vehicle location and speed information and stores that along with the video file. The adjustable impact/motion sensors can be set to trigger event recordings that start 15 seconds before the trigger and end 15 seconds after. Both cameras record in full-HD 1920×1080 resolution at 30 frames per second and provide excellent low-light performance and detail, thanks to the Sony Exmor R image sensors.
Momento includes a 32GB micro-SD memory card to get you going, and the system is compatible with Class 10 cards up to 256GB. It is worth nothing that you must use a specific formatting method with 128GB or 256GB cards for them to work with the M6. You can find information on the large-capacity card requirements at https://support.momentocam.com.
Rear-Facing and Optional Interior Cameras
The M6 (known formally as the MD-FC6200) includes a secondary camera called the MD-RC6200. Your installer can mount this camera in your rear window. Both the front and rear cameras include 135-degree wide-angle lenses to deliver an amazing 270 degrees of surveillance coverage.
If you operate a taxi or a ride-sharing service like Uber or Lyft, the optional MD-IC6 interior camera is a perfect upgrade. The IC6 replaces the rear-facing camera with a unit designed to record the interior of the vehicle. Integrated infrared LEDs provide illumination, so even on the darkest of nights, the recording is clear and easy to see. If you’re concerned about theft or vehicle damage from unruly clients, the IC6 is a great option.
Just like the M5 and M4 cameras, the M6 includes a parking mode. Once you park your vehicle and turn off the ignition, the camera will continue to monitor the area in front of and behind your vehicle for motion. Should it see someone or something move into the image area, it saves a video file from 15 seconds before the trigger to 15 seconds after the event. Likewise, the onboard shock sensor can trigger a recording. If you want to see which pesky cat is walking on your car’s hood in the middle of the night, the Momento M6 is the answer.
As alluded to earlier, parking mode automatically shuts down when the vehicle battery voltage reaches a preset level, so you’ll never be left stranded.
Protect Yourself with a Momento Dashcam
Whether you’re concerned about staged accidents at stop signs and intersections or want to capture those “I can’t believe he just did that” driving events that happen almost every day, equip your vehicle with the Momento M6 dashcam system. Visit your local authorized Momento dealer to find out more about installing a dashcam system in your vehicle.