RAC04 Dash Cam front view
RAC04 Dash Cam controls
RAC04 Dash Cam - RAC04 Camera Only
RAC04 Dash Cam USB socket
RAC04 Dash Cam
RAC04 Dash Cam
RAC04 Dash Cam
Dash Cams

RAC04 Dash Cam

Code RAC04
Reviews (11) 4.5 out of 5
Standard delivery available (2 - 4 days)
A great entry level camera with full 1080p video recording. 8GB memory card included.

All RAC dash cams entitle you to a £30 discount off RAC Car Insurance.
T's and C's apply - see below.
  • HD quality video    
  • Take photos and video    
  • 8GB Memory card included    
  • Great value entry level camera

Product description

A great entry level dash cam

The RAC04 Dash Cam is an entry level forward facing dash cam that records in full 1080p HD. It mounts securely to the windscreen using a suction mount and records the road ahead with a 120° wide angle lens. A dash cam is becoming an essential driving accessory to help prove innocence in accidents and road incidents on our increasingly busy roads. We are also starting to see insurance companies offer discounts for drivers who fit a dash cam to their vehicle.

The built-in microphone can record sound and the emergency button can be pressed to safely store a video segment and stop it being recorded over. Photo Mode allows you to take still photos with the camera.

You can review videos and photos on the 1.5” TFT LCD colour screen and speaker.

Dash cam key features

  • 1080p HD video
  • 1.5” TFT LCD Colour Screen
  • 120° wide angle lens
  • Built-in speaker and microphone
  • Take photos and record video
  • 8GB memory card included

How does the RAC 04 Dash Cam work?

The RAC 04 dash cam records video onto a micro SD card, which is fitted into a slot on the camera.

The amount of video stored depends on the size of SD card being used – the RAC04 can support SD cards with a capacity up to 32 GB.

The RAC 04 records in segments, the length of which is pre-set to 3 minutes, but can be adjusted using the simple menu functions of the camera.

When the SD card is full, the camera operates as a loop recording system, and will overwrite the oldest recording and continue without the need to erase or download any data.

Note on uploading videos

The USB cable supplied with your RAC Dash Cam is designed to provide power only and won’t transfer files to your PC. We advise that purchase a Mini USB cable – available from electrical stores, supermarkets and online.

We can fit at home or work

If you’d like your RAC dash cam professionally fitted and hard wired into your car for continuous power we can visit you at home or work. This service costs £70 and you won’t need to take it to a garage.

Choose RAC 04 Fitted from the drop down box above the Buy button.

For the safety of our installers we can only carry out fitting in an off-road location such as a drive, car port, garage, parking bay, or work car park. If you are not the owner of the property or land you must seek permission for the work to be done BEFORE we attend the appointment.

Dimensions: 8 x 3.5 x 4.5cm
Battery life: 20 minutes
Weight: 0.115kg
Screen Size: 1.5" TFT LCD (480 x 240)
Field of vision: 120°
Built-in GPS Tracking: No
Speed Camera Alerts: No
Lifetime Camera Updates: No
Recording Quality: 1080P Full HD
Memory Card: 8GB included - supports up to 32GB microSD class 6 to 10
Parking Mode: No
Enhanced Night Vision: Yes
Photo Mode: Yes
Google Map Support: No
Lens: Full 5G
G Sensor: No
SOS Data Protection: Yes
Mount Detection: No
360° Cradle: Yes
Forward Collision Warning: No
Lane Departure Warning: No
File Locking: Yes
Loop Recording: Yes
Sensor: 1.3 megapixels
Video Format: AVI
SOS Recording: Yes
Distortion Correction: None
Low Light Warning: No

  • RAC04 Dash Cam
  • Power cables
  • Suction mount
  • 8GB memory card
  • Power & USB lead
  • Instruction manual

You can choose to have your RAC dash cam professionally hard wired to provide power without having to remember to plug the camera in. This will also leave your power socket free for other uses such as charging your mobile or sat nav. For the safety of our installers we can only carry out fitting in an off-road location such as a drive, car port, garage, parking bay, or work car park. If you are not the owner of the property or land you must seek permission for the work to be done BEFORE we attend the appointment.

Key information

  • We can install your RAC dash cam at home or work (the vehicle must be in a safe, off-road location).
  • The installation has a 12 month guarantee on parts & labour.
  • Nationwide installation via 120+ mobile engineers covering Mainland UK & Northern Ireland.
  • Installations are bound by Chameleon’s terms and conditions listed below.

Cancellation information

If for any reason you need to cancel the installation appointment you must provide at least 12 business hours’ notice. Cancellations within 12 business hours will NOT be refunded.

What happens when you buy?

One you’ve placed your order a number of things will happen to keep you updated throughout the installation process. If you order over the weekend or bank holiday we won’t process your order until the next business day.

  1. An email receipt will be sent to you by the RAC Shop.
  2. Your RAC dash cam will be sent to you from the RAC Shop via UK Mail (our courier).
  3. You will receive a phone call from Chameleon (the installers) who will take a few details about your vehicle and arrange an installation date.
  4. An email confirmation will be sent to you to confirm your appointment details.
  5. You will receive a text message to let you know that your kit has been posted using a next day service - tracking details will be included.
  6. You will receive a text message 24 hours before your installation as a courtesy reminder.
  7. Once your installation is complete you will receive an “Order dispatched” email from the RAC Shop - this simply means that we’ve marked your order as completed.

Fitting terms and conditions

  1. The price paid includes all the RAC dash cam, parts, labour and installation.
  2. Installation is available to UK mainland postcodes only.
  3. Installation will be carried by The Chameleon Group - not the RAC.
  4. Installation is covered by a 12 months parts & labour warranty from The Chameleon Group.
  5. Faults with the camera will be dealth with by the RAC Shop, faults with the installation will be dealt with by The Chameleon Group.
  6. If you cancel with less than 12 business hours notice a £50 + VAT cancellation charge will be paid by you.
  7. Your RAC Car Camera will be shipped via UK Mail to your agreed delivery address prior to installation - you must have this available for the installer at the time of the appointment.
  8. You must provide a safe, legal, off road area for the installation to take place. It is illegal to carry out this type of installation on the road side.
  9. Where necessary you will need to ensure permission of the land owner is received BEFORE the installer arrives. 
  10. In poor weather conditions we may have to re-arrange the installation unless you have suitable covered facilities such a double garage or car port).
  11. You have the right to cancel your order within 14 days of installation under the Consumer Contracts (Information, Cancellation and Additional Charges) Regulations 2013. However, you will be charged for an engineer to attend and remove the equipment.
  12. This purchase is bound by the standard RAC Shop terms and conditions.

£30 off RAC Car Insurance when you purchase an RAC dash cam*

When you purchase an RAC dash cam, you can enjoy £30 OFF our Defaqto 5-Star Rated Car Insurance.

  • You could pay less than £153^
    With our Defaqto 5-Star Rated Car Insurance Plus, you could pay less than £153^ (that’s what 10% of our customers paid)
  • Approved claims repairs
    Approved claims repairs guaranteed for 5 years
  • Uninsured driver promise
    Our uninsured driver promise means you keep your no claims bonus if your car is vandalised or hit by an uninsured driver
  • Courtesy Car
    Standard courtesy car (subject to availability and eligibility)
  • A company you can trust
    With 118 years’ experience of serving our customers, you know you’re in safe hands when you buy with the RAC

Get covered. Call 0330 159 0490†

*The £30 dash cam discount will be applied to the annual insurance premium at point of purchase for the first year only so will not be applied at renewal. The discount is only valid on new quotes and purchases made by calling RAC Car Insurance direct on 0330 159 0490 after the purchase of an RAC dash cam. Proof of purchase may be requested at any point during the policy term. Existing RAC Car Insurance customers will be excluded from this offer and promotion. Not available to customers who have purchased RAC Car Insurance directly using a quote reference obtained from a comparison site. Any additional products, add-ons, fees and charges will not be discounted and the offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer. We reserve the right to withdraw this offer at any time. Minimum annual car insurance premium of £30 applies in order to qualify for this promotion.

^10% of all customers buying Car Insurance Plus with us from 1st February 2015 to 31st July 2015 paid less than £153. Based on comprehensive Car Insurance Plus, purchased direct, excluding any additional products and upgrades, with payment on an annual basis. Your premium will depend on your circumstances and the level of cover you choose.

†03 numbers are charged at national call rates and are usually included in inclusive minute plans from landlines and mobiles. Calls may be recorded and/or monitored.

RAC Insurance is a trading name of RAC Financial Services Limited. Registered in England and Wales No. 5171817. Registered office: RAC House, Brockhurst Crescent, Walsall, WS5 4AW. RAC Car Insurance is arranged and administered by BISL Limited, which is an independent intermediary, and is underwritten by a panel of insurers. Registered in England no. 3231094. Registered office: Pegasus House, Bakewell Road, Orton Southgate, Peterborough PE2 6YS. Both companies are authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

5 out of 5
Seemsto be working well
5 out of 5
Excellent product. Had it fitted and most satisfied with the standard of fitting
4 out of 5
lower spec unit, performs well
5 out of 5
easy to install and setup - works a treat
5 out of 5
This is a gift but my husband has the same model and is impressed with it
5 out of 5
Brought as presents.
4 out of 5
Good quality picture but have yet to find how to connect playback on PC. At the moment having to swap SD to camera to get play back?
2 out of 5
I've had a couple if issues - it doesn't seem to have all the functionality advertised - I've bought 2 cameras, and will probably send them back.
4 out of 5
Only just had it installed but seems to be very good
5 out of 5
Looks good small and compact
4 out of 5
looks good

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