VCRs were created for the entertainment market in order to watch
pre-recorded movies. SONY developed the 8mm which improved to become
the Hi-8 format recorder, solely for the purpose of recording live
events as they take place. This format records at nearly twice the
resolution of any VHS format VCR. The law enforcement industry is
taking advantage of this high resolution technology. Hi-8 doesn't lie!
minutes to set up!
The installation of the Gemini Headliner video system is totally
non-invasive to the vehicle, requiring no additional modification or
drilling of any kind. The basic installation of the Gemini should take
approximately 30 minutes. To prepare the vehicle for install, remove the
police and factory dome light and the clips that hold the sun visors. Run
the Gemini wiring harness along the head liner, down the passenger side
windshield pillar to the passengers side kick panel. To mount the overhead,
follow the instructions below:
1. Install Gemini mounting backet in place of the factory dome light;
2. Install the Gemini visor brackets under the mounting clips;
3. Connect dome light and harness to overhead and insert overhead into
4. Secure rear mounting screw;
5. Secure side brackets.
Once the overhead unit is securely mounted, connect power and ground
wires at the passenger side kick panel using the factory Ford terminals. The
basic install is complete!
record over protection . . .
The Gemini's Enhanced Record Over Protection Micro Controller is designed to
protect recorded evidence f rom being accidentally erased in the vehicle.
This feature also ensures that once the operator has reviewed the recorded
evidence, the system will automatically seek the end of the recorded
evidence and set the recorder in the RECORD / PAUSE mode. This will insure
that the system is ready to instantly record upon initiation of the next
event. This will prevent unwanted record activation delays.