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IROAD OBD-II Power Cable

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The IROAD OBD cable is only compatible with IROAD, FineVu, and Thinkware dash cams.

If your vehicle is a non-electric, PHEV or hybrid vehicle (ie. non plug in vehicle that derives all or some of its power from a conventional gasoline engine), then please select the "Non-Electric/Hybrid" option.

If you drive a true electric vehicle (ie. it gets all of its power from electrical sources), then please select the "Electric" option.


IROAD OBD-II Power Cable for Electric / Non-Electric / Hybrid Vehicles

The IROAD Power OBD-II cable can simply be plugged into the OBD terminal to enable parking recording with IROAD, Thinkware, or FineVu dash cams, providing a simple, plug and play option for parking mode. The IROAD OBD-II features:

  • Status LED
  • Set Recording Mode Switch (S: Driving Mode Only / P: Driving & Parking Mode)
  • Overcurrent shutdown (Minimum 3.4A)
  • Supports Stop & Go Technology
  • Compatible with Electric/Hybrid/Non-Electric vehicles*


The IROAD OBD-II cable has it's own built-in Low Voltage cut-off of 11.2V, though will also allow for your dash cam's built-in voltage cut-off to engage, normally at a higher cut-off.

The IROAD OBD-II cable will normally go into parking mode within moments of the vehicle being turned off, however with some vehicle models, the vehicle must be stationary for 5 minutes.

The IROAD OBD-II cable has a very small continuous power draw of ~6 mA.


The IROAD OBD-II Power Cable is NOT compatible with the below vehicles. We recommend using a hardwiring kit instead.

  • Ford Mustang Mach-E
  • Tesla Vehicles
  • Toyota Corolla (2003-2008)
  • Toyota Matrix
  • Pontiac Vibe



DC 12V-15V


DC 12V-15V / Max 1.8A


3 Meters / 9.5 Feet


-40°C - 85°C / -40°F - 185°F


Min 3.4A


South Korea


What is Parking Mode?

Parking mode is offered on most of the dash cams available at BlackboxMyCar. While it is important to protect your vehicle while driving, it is just as important to have your vehicle protected while it is parked. When the dash cam is in parking mode, footage will only be saved when there is an impact and/or motion. Parking mode can be enabled with a hardwiring kit or a battery pack.

For more information on parking mode, click here.

What is a Hardwire Kit?

A hardwiring kit enables parking mode. It allows your dash cam to remain powered on even when the vehicle's ignition is turned off. Installation is a breeze as you will only need to find an accessory fuse, constant fuse, and a grounding point.

What is a Battery Pack?

Most customers purchase the battery pack to avoid using the vehicle’s battery to power their dash cam. The battery pack is charged by either being hardwired into an accessory fuse or by being plugged into one of the vehicle's 12-volt cigarette sockets. We recommend the hardwiring the battery pack as it charges the battery pack quicker.

For more information on Battery Packs, click here.

How much footage will my memory card store?

On average, a 2-channel dash cam writes 16GB/hour and a 1-channel dash cam writes about 8GB/hour.

Click here to see all the memory cards we carry.

Do I need a Rear Camera?

Accidents or events don't always happen at the front of the vehicle! Having a rear camera provides coverage for any events or accidents that may happen at the rear of the vehicle.

For more information on rear view cameras, click here.

Do I need a IR Rear Camera?

An IR camera is designed to record the interior of the vehicle in low light conditions. This option is very popular among rideshare drivers.

For more information on why rideshare drivers need dash cams, click here.

What is a CPL filter?

A CPL filter attaches to the dash cam lens to eliminate lens flares, light reflections, and windshield glares.

For more information on CPL filters, click here.

Where do I find the Latest Firmware?

Find the latest firmware and all downloadable content here.

Customer Reviews

Based on 63 reviews
Eric K. (Sherwood Park, CA)
Better than Thinkware brand cable

Tried two Thinkware OBD II cables on my 2020 Ford Mustang GT, and both did not work properly. The IRoad OBD II cable worked like a charm the moment it was plugged in. It’s no wonder why blackboxmycar packages their Thinkware cameras with this cable. Attention to detail matters!

Mark M. (Kirkland, US)
works great for Viofo dash cam power

Bought this to power my Viofo dash cam in my 2024 F350. Plug worked great. Cut off plug and connected the 3 wires to my Viofo low voltage disconnect and success. Makes it very easy to power dash cam without splicing wires or routing to fuse box. Recommended!

Mansoor A. (Fairfax, US)

IROAD OBD-II Power Cable