Firmware Updates

Instructions for SC Dash Cams:

FIRMWARE UPDATES
Ensure the camera is connected to a constant power source during the update process. Failure to do so could result in your unit becoming non-functional. Your vehicles cigarette lighter socket or a household outlet work best


Using the Drive Smarter App
  • • Power up your camera by connecting to constant power source such as your vehicles CLA adapter or a household outlet.
  • • When you Connect your camera, the app will check if a newer firmware update is available on the server.
  • • Press ‘Download’ on the notification to download the latest Firmware.
  • • Follow the instructions on the Drive Smarter Mobile Application. If successful, the camera’s LED’s will begin blinking while the firmware is being installed.
  • • To check that the Firmware update was successful, you can check the ‘About’ screen in your camera’s settings menu

 

Using a Mac or PC

For optimal performance, check www.cobra.com periodically for software updates.

SC 200D Firmware Update

SC 200 Firmware Update

SC 201 Firmware Update v1.42

SC 100 Firmware Update v1.48

  • • Connect the Dash Cam to your computer using the included USB to Micro-USB cable.
  • • The camera will be listed in Windows Explorer/Finder.
  • • Download the update file for your model and save it to your computer. It will end with “.bin” as the file extension. Note: You do not need to double click or open this file on the computer.
  • • Copy/paste or drag the update file you downloaded .bin file into the root directory of the Camera’s SD Card.
  • • Wait for the file to transfer and then safely disconnect the Dash Cam from the computer. The Dash Cam will turn off.
  • • Plug the Micro USB cord into a reliable power source such as your home’s outlet or your vehicle’s CLA adapter. The Dash Cam will turn on and automatically boot into the Firmware Update Menu.
  • • Follow the directions on the camera display to update firmware if the unit has one. Units without displays will update automatically.
  • • You can check if your camera is up to date by checking the firmware in your camera’s ‘About’ setting submenu.