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Best Settings for the Thinkware Q1000 2K Dual Channel Dash Cam

As one of BlackboxMyCar’s premium dash cam offerings, the all-new Thinkware Q1000 is engineered with outstanding features and capabilities that give customers more than what they pay for.

Whether you are still deciding when to get your Thinkware Q1000, or you have already purchased one from us, we will share with you our highly recommended dash cam settings so you can make the most out of your Thinkware experience.

Best Settings: Thinkware Q1000 Dual Dash Cam

The optimal settings of the Thinkware Q1000 can be set according to your preferences using Thinkware’s mobile viewer or the PC viewer. The recommendations that we will provide are based on the mobile viewer:

Note: The Q1000 will stop recording while configuring settings on the mobile viewer

Setting the Camera

Maximize your video camera resolution with this optimal setting configuration From the mobile viewer, tap Dash Cam settings > Camera Settings to adjust the camera settings.

Recommended Camera Settings:

Resolution for front/rear: QHD 30FPS + QHD 30FPS

Brightness for front: Mid, depending on your windshield tint

Brightness for rear: Mid, depending on your windshield tint

Rotate rear camera: Disabled, but depending on your preference

Setting Recording Features

To ensure all-around security for your car, these are the settings that you can follow. From the mobile viewer, tap Dash Cam settings > Record Settings to manage the recording features settings.

Note: when using parking mode, you must install the hardwiring cable. If continuous power is not supplied to the Thinkware Q1000, the product will stop recording when the vehicle engine is turned off.

Recommended Recording Settings:

Continuous Mode Incident Recording Sensitivity: Mid

Super Night Vision: Continuous + Parking, may also depend on your tint

HDR: Enabled

Set Privacy Recording: OFF

Parking Mode: Motion Detection (if parked on a quiet street or driveway), and Energy Saving (if parked for an extended period of time)

Continuous Mode Incident Recording Sensitivity: Mid

Super Night Vision: Continuous + Parking, may also depend on your tint

HDR: Enabled

Set Privacy Recording: OFF

Parking Mode: Motion Detection (if parked on a quiet street or driveway), and Energy Saving (if parked for an extended period of time)

Smart Parking Recording: Enabled

Impact Sensitivity in Parking Mode: 3/5

Motion Detection Sensitivity: 3/5

Use External Battery: Disabled, but depends on your preference

Record Timer: Disabled

Battery Cutoff Voltage: 12.4V

Wintertime Battery Protection: Select your winter months (October to February)

RADAR: Disabled, but depends on your preference

Additional Note: The vehicle battery will not be charged while the vehicle is parked. If you record in parking mode for an extended period, the vehicle’s battery may be depleted and you may not be able to start the vehicle.

Setting Road Safety Features

Safety is on top of our priority, and the Q1000’s features like ADAS can be your guide all throughout your drive. From the mobile viewer, tap Dash Cam settings > Road Safety Settings to manage the road safety features settings.

Recommended Road Safety Features:

Safety Cameras: Enabled

Mobile Zone Alert: Enabled

Vehicle Type: Depends

Initial ADAS: Enabled, but depends on your preference if you want to keep ADAS activated

Configuring the System Settings

For easier navigation and user convenience, you can also configure the device’s actual System settings. From the mobile viewer, tap Dash Cam Settings > System Settings to configure the hardware system settings.

Recommended Recording Settings:

Language: Depends on your preference

Volume: Depends on your preference

Security LED: Enabled

Rear Camera LED: Enabled

Time Zone: Select your date and time

Daylight Saving: Enabled

Speed Unit: Depends on your preference

Speed Stamp: Enabled

Voice Recording: Depends on your preference

Wi-Fi Frequency Band: 5GHz

Internet: Disabled

Thinkware Q1000 Signature Bundle

So that’s our recommended settings for the Thinkware Q1000.

If you want to know more about the Thinkware Q1000, watch out our in-depth review of the dash cam here or send us a quick message via email or Live Chat.. You can also explore our website to see our latest dashcams and offerings, like the Thinkware Q1000 Signature Bundle.

With up to 15% savings, the Thinkware Q1000 Signature Bundle comes with the Thinkware Q1000 Front and Rear cameras + essential accessories: BlackboxMyCar PowerCell 8 Battery Pack, backup microSD card, installation kit & 1 BONUS year of warranty.

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