AiM Lotus MX2E SmartyCam HD (Rev.2.1) Track Day Camera


AiM Lotus MX2E SmartyCam HD 67° Track Day Camera The AiM Lotus SmartyCam HD Rev 2.1, 67° Motorsport Video Logger...

AiM Lotus MX2E SmartyCam HD 67° Track Day Camera

The AiM Lotus SmartyCam HD Rev 2.1, 67° Motorsport Video Logger Camera, is ideal for car interior installation, where a narrower field of vision (FOV) is needed.

Designed for Motorsports with a single purpose, providing great videos that include all the technical information that will help you improve your performance. All this in the most robust and reliable system ever.

Key Features:

  • H.264, 1,280X720 PIXEL @30FPS Video format
  • Telecentric lens with six elements
  • 67°  Angle of view
  • internal, rechargeable lithium battery - 1.950 mAh
  • Battery duration: 120' - 150' of recording with data
  • 9 - 15 Volt External Power
  • Support for up to 128 GP SD Cards
  • 3 axis 5g accelerometer
  • -10°c / + 60°c Usage temperatures
  • Auto Power ON / OFF
  • Auto Start / Stop recording

SmartyCam HD Rev. 2.1 Competitive Advantages

  • Real time dater overplayed on videos
  • Proprietary lenses designed for motorsports
  • Race Studio 3 for video configuration and anlalysis
  • Front mount coloraturas TFT display for in-car installation
  • Automatic Start & Stop
  • High-quality small-size video files
  • No "wave effect" with the CMOS sensor and improved video quality
  • Designed to withstand extreme on-track working conditions
  • Compact, handy and easy to install

Real Time Data Overlaid on Videos

SmartyCam HD overlays all the data you need from different sources. From GPS i.e. track map and vehicle position, as well as speed, lap and split times. From Aim loggers connected to your ECU i.e. RPM, throttle, engaged gear, acceleration, temperatures, pressures and – in presence of additional sensors – also their values. All thIs information will be overlaid on videos in each single point of the track.

Race Studio 3

SmartyCam HD uses Race Studio 3, the powerful software which allows you to configure all details of your videos.


You can configure your overlays in a virtually infinite variety of modes: add your logo and the track map, and choose your graphic objects from a list of pre-determined sets with same layout or even single objects from different sets. Your videos will be truly “yours” in all details, from the data to their graphic layouts.

Video Analysis

The video of a whole session, once downloaded on your PC, can now be split – with a simple click – in individual videos of each lap: so that you can simultaneously watch two of them and check where you were faster or slower. The same operation can be performed with any SmartyCam HD video recorded on the same track: you will be able to compare your best lap with your friends personal best!


Automatic Start & Stop

You are on the starting grid, ready to sprint, your adrenaline reaching the climax: the last thing you can worry about is… switching on the camera. You have other things to worry about. SmartyCam HD Rev2 is aware of that, that is why it switches on/off automatically and starts/stops recording the same way.

Automatic On/Off Switch

SmartyCam HD can be switched on by the logger it is connected to. Switch-off is automatic, simply decide after what period of non-activity the camera will switch-off. Both operations can also be carried out using the keyboard, if you prefer.


Recording can also be started/stopped automatically or via keyboard. With automatic switch-on, the camera will start recording when the speed or RPM threshold is exceeded. In this case, you simply decide how long after dropping below the selected threshold the video will automatically stop.

No “wave effect” and Improved Quality with The New CMOS Sensor

Engine rumble causes vibrations, which are not a good thing for video recording. Never again will you experience that seasick “wave effect” you get when watching videos recorded by a generic camera, when the car rolls at 7000 RPM. SmartyCam HD has been designed for that environment and for those vibrations. “Wave effect” is just a memory.


The Global Shutter CMOS Sensor

Unlike generic multipurpose cameras, SmartyCam HD has been designed to avoid the problem of image distortion, thanks to the innovative Global Shutter CMOS sensor. The camera shutter captures the entire image at the same time, not “pixel by pixel” like traditional sensors. The result is that images are captured at once and are not affected by the vibrations that happen on a racing vehicle, which create the so-called “wave effect”.

Proprietary Lenses Designed for Motorsports

A lens specifically designed for Motorsports must be robust, must be able to work when the engine rolls 100 times per second, and have good resolution and brightness. But above all a lens designed for Motorsport must reduce distortion, which is a typical problem of lenses used by generic action-cameras: objects placed at ten metres’ distance look very far away, making it impossible to accurately determine whether the track is straight or curved. SmartyCam HD telecentric lens with six elements reduces distortion to the minimum and will withstand track vibrations for years. Moreover the lenses with different HFOV’s allow a tailor-made framing in all kind of vehicles.

Which Lens?

The narrow 67° HFOV lens is preferred for closed-roof cars, as it “sees” the track just within the wind-screen pillars, reducing that unpleasant black frame around typical of generic camera on-board videos.

The wide 84° HFOV lens is specific for open-roof, formula car and kart use, where it is possible to have a more ample view of the track and there is no risk of black frames.


Front Mount Colour TFT Display For In-Car Installation

On-board cameras are to be installed inside the car. Where should the display be placed to check the correct position of the camera? The SmartyCam HD 128x128 pixel TFT colour display is on the front, not on rear – where general cameras place the viewfinder.

 High Motorsport Quality – Small Size Video Files

Most other HD cameras are focused on the highest pixel number. The result is that their video files are far too large, taking too much memory. SmartyCam HD videos have the same quality as other HD cameras but their files are smaller because the H264 compression system parameters have been optimised to a perfect balance between video quality and file size.

You can choose among three video file quality levels: one-hour recording takes 4GB (high quality), 2GB (normal) or 1,5GB (low). Files are stored on SD cards: with current SD cards reaching 128GB capacity, you can record more than 30 hours of high-quality videos without changing the card.


Designed To Withstand Extreme On-Track Working Conditions

Frail things have a bad time on track. An on-board camera designed for Motorsport, must guarantee great resistance against the extreme working conditions typical of track racing and against the most adverse weather, such as strong and prolonged vibrations, storms, continuous rain, and extreme high and low temperatures.



That is why SmartyCam HD Rev2 is made in machinery moulded aluminium used in many competition car parts. The SmartyCam HD Rev2 is the most robust and reliable system ever.

Compact, handy and easy to Install

Its small size (87x63x49mm) and light weight (just 280g) make SmartyCam HD easy to install inside your car or on your bike.

SmartyCam HD or HD GP Connection

The perfect connection to get all your data from the ECU merge them with the GPS information and transmit everything to the SmartyCam HD then watch the graphical overlay in the video.

Make it even better and add Multiple cameras

SmartyCam connections to your AiM Lotus Dash

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AiM Lotus MX2E SmartyCam HD 67° Track Day Camera

  • Video Format: H.264 1280 X 720 pixels @ 30 fps
  • Display Resolution: 128 X 128 pixels
  • Lens: Telecentric with 6 elements
  • Field of View: 67°, 84°
  • Internal Battery: Rechargeable Lithium Battery - 1,950mAh
  • Battery Charge: 700 mAh 12V
  • Internal Battery Duration: 120 - 150 of recording
  • External Power: 9 - 15 V
  • Supported SD Card: Up to 128 GB
  • Memory Capability: 1.5 GB ( 1 hour low quality recording)
  •                                   2 GB    ( 1 hour medium quality recording)
  •                                   4 GB.   ( 1 hour high quality recording)
  • Accelerometer: Three-axial + 5G
  • Usage Temperatures: _10°C / +60°C
  • Auto Power ON: Yes if connected to the AiM logger
  • Auto Power OFF: Yes
  • Auto Start/Stop Recording: Yes
  • Body: Anodized Aluminium
  • Dimensions: 87 x 63 x 49mm
  • Bullet Cable Length: 2.0m
  • Weight: 280g battery included
  • Waterproof: IP67

Aim SmartyCam HD Technical specs

Aim SmartyCam HD Technical specs

Aim SmartyCam HD Technical specs



AiM Lotus MX2E SmartyCam HD Track Day Camera 360° Product View

  • SmartyCam HD Rev 2.1 67°
  • Dash or Logger Connection Cable, 2m or 4m (as selected)
  • Battery charger
  • USB/AC power adaptor
  • Software Installation CD