User’s Manual

2024/5 (v2.2)

Body Camera DrivePro Body 10

1. Package Contents

DrivePro Body 10
Adapter


USB cable
microSD memory card
(Pre-inserted in the DrivePro Body)


Velcro
360° rotating clip & Velcro holder
Note: When removing the DrivePro Body from the holder, gently pull it from the left to the right side. When reassembling, ensure the DrivePro Body is securely attached to the holder.

Quick Start Guide

2. Getting Started

2-1 Function Buttons

2-2 Charging the DrivePro Body 10

Before use, please ensure that the battery is fully charged. Charge the DrivePro Body 10 via the adapter or by connecting the USB cable to the computer. A solid orange light of the warning indicator is visible while charging and will turn off when fully charged.

To charge the DrivePro Body 10, you can either:

  1. Connect the USB cable to the body camera and a wall outlet with the included adapter.
  2. Connect the USB cable to the body camera and a computer.

2-3 Changing the microSD memory card

A Transcend microSD memory card is pre-inserted in the DrivePro Body.

 1. Insert a microSD memory card into the card slot on the bottom of the camera.

Note

Always format new memory cards before using them for the first time.

WARNING

  • Please use DrivePro Body Toolbox to format the memory card. If you plan to format the card using other methods, please refer to our FAQ.
  • DrivePro Body 10 only supports the FAT32 file system, not exFAT or NTFS.
  • If the DrivePro Body 10 detects an unsupported memory card or file system, it will flash a blue warning indicator and sound a buzzer to indicate an error.

 2. To remove, push to eject the memory card out of the slot.

WARNING

  • Do not remove the memory card during shutdown to avoid damages to the memory card and loss of recorded videos.
  • Transcend does NOT take any responsibility for data loss or damage during operation.
  • For models produced before September 2019, please use a microSD card with a capacity of 8GB, 16GB, or 32GB (Class 10 or above).

2-4 LED Indicator

Recording

LED Status Definition
Flashing Memory almost full /
Memory card error
Flashing Low battery

Connected to computer/power

LED Status Definition
Flashing Transferring data
Solid Charging

Recording

LED Status Definition
Flashing steadily Normal recording
Flashing rapidly Event recording

2-5 Setting the Video/Photo Stamp

Before use, it is recommended to connect the DrivePro Body 10 to your computer using the DrivePro Body Toolbox. This will enable you to set the date, time, and video/photo user label. By doing so, the date, time, and user name will be displayed on the recorded videos and photos.

For further details, please refer to the "DrivePro Body Toolbox Software" section.

3. Recording Videos

3-1 Normal Recording

To start recording, long-press the Power button; you will hear a beep. The red LED light of the recording indicator will flash while recording. To stop recording, press and hold the Power button again; you will hear a beep, and the red light will turn off. DrivePro Body 10 automatically saves video files every 3 minutes during recording.

3-2 Recording Videos with Infrared LEDs

At night or in low light conditions, DrivePro Body 10 will automatically activate the Infrared LED mode, causing the four Infrared LEDs to illuminate in red. You can also manually turn ON/OFF the Infrared LED mode by long-pressing the Snapshot button. Please keep DrivePro Body 10 at least 50 centimeters away from objects to avoid misjudgment of the light condition due to short-distance infrared reflection.

Note

  1. Videos recorded with Infrared LEDs will be in grayscale.
  2. In complete darkness (0 lux), the Infrared LEDs can detect moving objects with an effective distance of 10 meters.

3-3 Event Recording

To start event recording, short press the Power button once while recording; you will hear 2 beeps (1 short beep and 1 long beep), and the red LED light of the recording indicator will flash faster than in normal recording. The mode will automatically switch back to normal recording after the file finishes recording (depending on the video length set). Video files recorded in event recording are saved in the "EVENT" folder and are protected from being overwritten.

4. Taking Photos

To take photos during recording, simply press the Snapshot button.

Note

Photos taken with Infrared LED will be in grayscale.

5. Audio Recording

To utilize this feature, configure it through the DrivePro Body Toolbox. Adjust the settings for long-pressing the Snapshot button to activate the audio recording function instead of enabling the infrared LEDs. The audio files will be stored in the "AUDIO" folder.

6. Playing, Transferring & Deleting Videos / Photos

To play recorded videos or view photos, connect the DrivePro Body 10 to your desktop or laptop:

Option 1:

Remove the microSD memory card from the DrivePro Body 10 and insert it into a compatible card reader to transfer files to your computer.

Option 2:

  1. Connect the small end of a USB cable to the USB port located on the bottom of the DrivePro Body 10.
  2. Plug the large end of the cable into an available USB port on your desktop or laptop.

6-1 Playing Videos and Browsing Photos

Select the DrivePro Body 10 folder (with the file name "DPB10") and choose the "VIDEO" folder to play your recorded videos. Alternatively, click on the "PHOTO" folder to view your photos.

6-2 Transferring and Deleting Videos & Photos

Windows 10 or later
Connecting the DrivePro Body 10 to your desktop or laptop does not require any additional drivers. Windows Operating Systems come with built-in drivers to support your camera. When you plug the the DrivePro Body 10 into an available USB port using the cable, Windows will automatically install the necessary files. Once successfully connected to your computer, a Removable Disk drive labeled with a name beginning with "TRANSCEND," representing the DrivePro Body 10, will appear automatically in My Computer.

Note

(D:) is an example drive letter – the letter in your "My Computer" window may differ.

Your DrivePro Body 10 is now ready to transfer data, functioning like an external storage device. To transfer videos and photos, you can easily drag and drop files from the folder corresponding to the DrivePro Body 10. Additionally, you can delete any unwanted files if your memory card becomes full.

  • Proper removal of your DrivePro Body 10 (from Windows):
  1. Click once on the Removable Hardware icon in the system tray.
  2. A Safely Remove Hardware window will pop up. Click to continue.
  3. A window stating, "Safe To Remove Hardware," will pop up. Unplug your DrivePro Body 10 from the USB port after seeing this message.

macOS 10.14 or later
No additional drivers are required. Plug your DrivePro Body 10 directly into an available USB port, and your computer will automatically detect it.


  • Proper removal of your DrivePro Body 10 (from macOS):
    Drag and drop the Disk icon corresponding to your camera into the trashcan, then unplug your DrivePro Body 10 from the USB port.

WARNING

  1. To prevent data loss, always follow the proper removal procedures when disconnecting the DrivePro Body 10 from your computer.
  2. When the DrivePro Body 10 is connected to a computer, it can only be used for file transfers. None of the DrivePro Body’s features can be accessed during this time. Please disconnect your camera from the computer to resume normal functionality.

7. Using the DrivePro Body App

Designed for Android devices, the DrivePro Body App enables you to watch live-view videos and adjust the camera settings wirelessly on your smart devices.

DrivePro Body App


7-1 Downloading and Installing the DrivePro Body App

  1. Search for the DrivePro Body App on Google Play.
  2. Download and install the application.

Once the installation is complete, the app will be displayed on your device's home screen.

7-2 Connecting to the DrivePro Body App

Connect your DrivePro Body 10 to the app using the USB-C to C cable provided with your Android device. With this setup, you can check remaining battery and recording time, view recorded videos, and perform other useful functions directly from your Android device.

Connection steps

  1. Open the DrivePro Body App and select DrivePro Body 10.
  2. Connect DrivePro Body 10 to your Android device using the USB-C to C cable, then click Next.

  3. In the pop-up window, click OK to allow the app access to this device.

  4. The mobile device screen will show the following display. Press the Menu button and select TRANSCEND.

  5. Tap Use this folder and allow DrivePro Body to access files within TRANSCEND.

  6. The app will pop up. Click on DPB10C to complete the connection.

Note

  1. Please fully charge your DPB10C and use the USB-C cable provided with your Android device for connection.
  2. Only DrivePro Body 10C supports this feature.

7-3 DrivePro Body App Homepage

7-4 Playing Videos and Browsing Photos

  1. To play videos and browse photos, tap “Browser” on the Homepage or the Menu button on the top left corner first, then tap .
  2. Tap the icons at the top to watch videos, browse pictures, or listen to audio recordings.

While playing a video, you can trim and download the desired segment (10s, 20s, or 30s) without downloading the entire clip to your phone for editing. See Trim Video.

7-5 Settings

Tap the Menu button on the top left corner first, then tap the Settings button.

In Settings, you can adjust the video, device, and system settings.

Menu Options

VIDEO
Icon
Function
Description / Options
Resolution
Set the quality for video recording.
1080P/60FPS / 1080P/30FPS / 720P/60FPS / 720P/30FPS
Video Length
Set the recording length of each recorded video.
3 Mins / 5 Mins / 10 Mins
Microphone
Turn off/on the microphone during video recording.
Disable / Enable
Loop Recording
Overwrite the old video files with new ones.
Disable (default) / Enable
Light Frequency
Select the appropriate frequency to avoid flashing A/C light.
50 Hz / 60 Hz
VIDEO STAMP
Icon
Function
Description / Options
Video Stamp
Display the video label, date/time, and watermark on photos or videos.
Disable / Enable
Video Label
Tap to edit the video label to be displayed.
(The default label is "Transcend DPB10".)
Date /
Time
Select the date and time format.
Date: Y/M/D / M/D/Y / D/M/Y
Time: 24HR / AM/PM
Watermark
Display the Transcend logo watermark on photos or videos.
Disable / Enable
DEVICE
Icon
Function
Description / Options
Buzzer
Deactivate/activate the Buzzer.
Disable / Enable
LED Indicator
Deactivate/activate the LED indicator.
Disable / Enable
Infrared LED
Select to activate the Infrared LEDs manually or automatically.
Manual / Auto
SYSTEM
Icon
Function
Description / Options
Time Synchronized
Sync the DrivePro Body time with your smart device.
Firmware Version
Tap to upgrade the firmware to the latest version.

WARNING

  1. Before proceeding with the firmware update using the DrivePro Body App, ensure the battery level is at least 50%. Alternatively, you can connect the power cord for a stable power source.
  2. The DrivePro Body will shut down and the warning indicator will flash red while the firmware is being upgraded. Please wait until the firmware upgrade is complete before manually restarting the DrivePro Body.
  3. If the DrivePro Body cannot be turned on due to firmware upgrade failure, please contact Transcend customer service for technical support.

8. DrivePro Body Toolbox Software

DrivePro Body Toolbox is a video file management software which simplifies the settings of the camera. The software features a user-friendly interface that allows users to set the basic functions of the DrivePro Body camera.

8-1 System Requirements

System requirements for connecting the DrivePro Body 10 to a computer and for using the DrivePro Body Toolbox software:

A desktop or a laptop with a working USB port:

  • Windows 10 or later
  • macOS 10.14 or later

Downloading and Installing the DrivePro Body Toolbox:

  1. Download the installation file:
    https://www.transcend-info.com/support/software/drivepro-body-toolbox
  2. Install DrivePro Body Toolbox on your desktop or laptop.

8-2 Status

In Status, you can view basic information about the DrivePro Body, including the user label, model, device serial number, and firmware version.

To change the user label, click .

To find a device, click .

To play videos or browse photos, click .

To enter Webcam mode, click to use the device as a camera and microphone.

To back up files, click .

8-3 Settings

On the Settings page, you can adjust the Device, Video, and Video Stamp settings.

Device Settings
Function
Description / Options
Sync time with PC
Click the Set button to sync the time of the device with the PC.
LED Indicator
Activate/Deactivate LEDs during recording.
ON / OFF
Buzzer
Enable/Disable Buzzer during recording.
ON / OFF
Snapshot Button
Adjust the long-press Snapshot button setting to enable the infrared LEDs or the audio recording function.
Note: On the Settings page, beneath the "Snapshot Button," you will see either "Infrared LED" or "Audio Sample Rate," depending on the selected function, which can be "Infrared LED" or "Audio Recording."
Infrared LED / Audio Recording
Infrared LED
Select to activate the Infrared LEDs manually or automatically.
Manual / Auto (default)
Audio Sample Rate
Set audio sample rate. The higher the frequency, the better the sound quality.
48000 Hz / 44100 Hz / 32000 Hz / 24000 Hz / 22050 Hz
Reset Using Function Buttons
To format and reset the device, press the Power and Snapshot buttons simultaneously for over 5 seconds while the power is on. Afterward, the camera will turn off.
ON / OFF (default)

Video Settings
Function
Description / Options
Resolution
Set the quality for video recording.
Note: Available options are displayed depending on your model.
1080P/60FPS / 1080P/30FPS / 720P/60FPS / 720P/30FPS
Loop Recording
Overwrite the old video files with new ones.
ON / OFF (default)
Video Length
Set the recording length of each recorded video.
3 mins / 5 mins / 10 mins
Light Frequency
Select the appropriate frequency to avoid flashing A/C light.
50 Hz / 60 Hz
Microphone
Turn on/off the microphone during video recording.
ON / OFF

Video Stamp
Function
Description / Options
Video Stamp
Display the video recording time and the video label.
ON / OFF
Date Format
Set the date format.
Y/M/D / M/D/Y / D/M/Y
Time Format
Select the 24-hour clock or the 12-hour clock.
24HR / AM/PM
Watermark
Display the Transcend logo watermark on photos or videos.
ON / OFF

8-4 Tools

On the Tools page, you can upgrade firmware to the latest version, format disk or reset DrivePro Body to its default status.

Tools
Function
Description / Options
Firmware Ver
Upgrade your firmware to the latest version available.
Format Disk
Format your disk.
Reset Device
Reset all settings to default or erase all contents and settings.

WARNING

Formatting the disk and resetting the device permanently erase all data.

8-5 File Manager

Once the data is backed up, you can search and manage your videos and photos on the File Manager page.


Click on the right side of the page to add, delete, or edit the Owner and Category.

Click to classify the Owner and Category of the selected file.

Note

On the File Manager page, you can manage only the backup files, ensuring no impact on the original files.

8-6 Smart Detection

The DrivePro Body camera offers a feature that automatically detects faces in videos and extracts footage to the sidebar, allowing users to blur or block out faces. For setup instructions, please refer to the DrivePro Body Toolbox Manual.

Note

This feature is supported only on Microsoft Windows 10 or later versions (64-bit).

8-7 Preference

Click on top of the page to adjust the settings of the DrivePro Body Toolbox based on your preferences.


Please refer to the User’s Manual of DrivePro Body Toolbox via the link below.
https://www.transcend-info.com/Manual/DriveProBody/Toolbox

9. Cautions

  • Do not use or store the DrivePro Body in the following places to prevent malfunction or deformation:
    • In extremely hot, cold or humid places such as in a car parked in the sun
    • Under direct sunlight or near a heater
    • Near strong magnetic fields
    • In sandy or dusty places
  • Please clean and protect the lens of the DrivePro Body 10 frequently and carefully.
    • Wipe the lens with a soft cloth in the following cases:
      • When there are fingerprints on the lens
      • When the lens is exposed to salty air, such as at the seaside
    • Store in a ventilated place with little sand and dust.
    • To prevent mold, periodically clean the lens.
  • Cleaning
    • Clean the surface of the DrivePro Body 10 by using a soft cloth that has been slightly moistened with water. Afterward, wipe the surface with a dry cloth.
    • Do not clean the camera with chemical products (e.g., thinner, benzine, alcohol, insect repellent, sunscreen or insecticide, etc.) and disposable cloths, as they may damage the finish or the casing.
    • Do not touch the camera with any of the abovementioned chemicals on your hand.
    • Avoid prolonged contact of the camera with rubber or vinyl materials.
  • Moisture condensation
    • If the DrivePro Body is brought directly from a warm to a cold place (or on the contrary), moisture may condense inside or outside the camera to cause malfunction of the DrivePro Body.
    • If moisture condensation occurs, turn off the DrivePro Body immediately and wait about 1 hour for the moisture to evaporate before using the device again.

10. IPX4 Water Resistant

The camera body of the DrivePro Body 10 is IPX4 water resistant (not waterproof), offering protection against splashing water from any direction. However, it is not protected against pressurized water such as from a shower or tap.

Failure caused from incorrect use is not covered by the limited warranty.

  • Do not use the DrivePro Body 10 in water as it is not waterproof.
  • Firmly close the memory card cover. If the cover is not fully closed, water may leak inside the camera. Do not open/close the cover when your hands are wet.
  • Do not use the DrivePro Body 10 in high temperatures and humidity, such as saunas, steams, and shower rooms.
  • Do not use the DrivePro Body 10 for long in heavy rains to prevent moisture from penetrating.

WARNING

  1. An IPX4 water resistance rating does not mean fully waterproof.
  2. DrivePro Body 10 is not water resistant when connected to a cable.

11. Specifications

DrivePro Body 10
Models produced
before 2019.09
Models produced
after 2019.09
Models produced
after 2023.12
Connection Interface Micro-B Micro-B Type-C
Memory Card Supported microSD
8GB / 16GB / 32GB
(Class 10 or above)
Check product specifications Check product specifications
Dimensions 88.4 mm (L) x 52.2 mm (W) x 19.6 mm (H)
3.48” (L) x 2.06” (W) x 0.77” (H)
Weight 88 g (124 g with holder attached)
3.1 oz (4.37 oz with holder attached)
Lens F/2.8, 130° wide angle
Resolution / Frame Rate
Full HD (1920 x 1080) / 30FPS Full HD (1920 x 1080) / 60FPS
Full HD (1920 x 1080) / 30FPS
HD (1280 x 720) / 60FPS
HD (1280 x 720) / 30FPS
Video Format
H.264
(MP4: up to 1920x1080 30FPS)
H.264
(MP4: up to 1920x1080 60FPS)
Battery Li-Polymer
Power Supply
Input (Max.): AC 100 V to 240 V, 50 Hz to 60 Hz, 0.4 A
Output: DC 5 V / 2 A
Operating Temperature -20°C (-4°F) to 60°C (140°F)
-20°C (-4°F) to 45°C (113°F) when charging with the adapter
IP Rating IPX4 (water resistant)
Certificate CE/UKCA/FCC/BSMI/KC/EAC/RCM
Shock Resistance MIL-STD-810G 516.6 – Transit Drop Test
Warranty 2-Year Limited

12. Frequently Asked Questions

If you have issues using DrivePro Body, please refer to the following information to troubleshoot problems. If you cannot find any ideal solution to your questions, please consult the store where you purchased the product or the service center, or contact the local Transcend branch office.

You can also visit Transcend’s website for more FAQs and Technical Support services.
https://www.transcend-info.com/
https://www.transcend-info.com/Support/contact_form

  • My computer operating system cannot detect my DrivePro Body 10.
    Please check the followings:
    • Is your DrivePro Body 10 properly connected to the USB port? If not, unplug and reconnect it. Ensure both USB cable ends are correctly connected, as shown in the User’s Manual.
    • Is the computer’s USB ports enabled? If not, refer to the user’s manual of your computer (or motherboard) to enable them.
  • None of the DrivePro Body 10 buttons are responding.
    • Please press the Reset button on the bottom of the DrivePro Body using a thin object with a flat tip, such as a straightened paper clip, to turn it off and on again.
  • Is the DrivePro Body 10 shockproof and waterproof?
    • The DrivePro Body 10 is IPX4 water resistant and meets rigorous U.S. military drop-test standards*.
      * Based on MIL-STD-810G 516.6 – Transit Drop Test
  • Can I use the DrivePro Body 10 to record at nighttime?
    • Yes, the DrivePro Body 10 will activate the Infrared LED automatically at night or in low light conditions. However, please note that photos taken and videos recorded with Infrared LED will be in grayscale.

13. EU Compliance Statement

Transcend Information hereby declares that all CE marked Transcend products incorporating radio equipment functionality are in compliance with Directive 2014/53/EU.

The full text of the EU declaration of conformity is available at the following internet address:
https://www.transcend-info.com/eu_compliance


Dashcam / Body Camera series
Frequency:
2400 MHz to 2483.5 MHz
Maximum transmit power:
< 100 mW

14. Recycling and Environmental Protection

For more information on recycling the product (WEEE) and battery disposal, please refer to the following link:
https://www.transcend-info.com/about/green

15. Warranty Policy

Please find the warranty period of this product on its package. For details of Warranty Terms and Conditions and Warranty Periods, please refer to the link below:
https://www.transcend-info.com/warranty

16. GNU General Public License (GPL) Disclosure

For more information on open-source licensing, please refer to the link below:
https://www.transcend-info.com/Legal/?no=10

17. End-User License Agreement (EULA)

For details of software license terms, please refer to the following link:
https://www.transcend-info.com/legal/gpl-disclosure-eula

18. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Statement

This device complies with Part 15 FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) This device may not cause harmful interference. (2) This device must accept any interference received including interference that may cause undesired operation.

This Equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures:

  • Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
  • Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
  • Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected.
  • Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.

19. Eurasian Conformity Mark (EAC)