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Old 03-03-2013, 04:07 PM
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Wireless back up camera

Anyone have one that they like and is good quality? I just bought a Peak version from Pep Boys and it's crap. I told them I needed it to transmit from the back of my camper on my Fuso to the cab. No way. Antenna needs to be very close to the camera to work reliably. I'd say within 6 ft or so. I didn't do a complete installation, just got 12 volts to it and left camera and antenna at the back of the camper. I'm going to take it back and look for another.

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Old 03-03-2013, 04:26 PM
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Do they make a good wired version?
I try to avoid wireless unless absolutely necessary.
Too many opportunities for poor performance.
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Old 03-03-2013, 04:36 PM
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If anyone knows of a good wired version, I'd go for that too.
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Old 03-03-2013, 05:01 PM
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I got a back up camera for $15 off amazon, works great but you have to seal it with silicone. Has IR LEDs too. Let me find a link
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Old 03-03-2013, 05:21 PM
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I got a back up camera for $15 off amazon, works great but you have to seal it with silicone. Has IR LEDs too. Let me find a link
How far a distance is it transmitting?
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Old 03-03-2013, 07:11 PM
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Amazon.com: Koolertron Rear View License Plate Backup CMOS Camera: Electronics
Its wired - sorry, should have specified. Since you mentioned a decent wired version too. I plumbed the wires through my pilot light hole and hooked it into my reverse light for a trigger, and it pipes the AV signal into my head unit (double DIN touch screen). For the price, hard to go wrong. Has superimposed "straight" lines too.
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Old 03-03-2013, 07:20 PM
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I just ordered a different wired camera ($15) and a 3.5 monitor ($20) from Amazon. I'll give them a try. I didn't want the license plate mount version since my plate is off to the side and I wanted to mount the camera high up on the camper for a better view.

Amazon.com: Waterproof Car Rear Vehicle Backup View Camera High-definition Cmos 170 Degree Viewing Angle E363: Car Electronics

Amazon.com: 3.5 Inch TFT LCD Monitor for Car / Automobile: Car Electronics
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Old 03-03-2013, 09:45 PM
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I've been wanting one of those too. I'm gonna wanna see how yours works out.
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Old 03-08-2013, 04:16 PM
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Here it is powered up with a 9 volt battery. $35.31 for everything; camera monitor with two inputs, and wires. I'll need a few more feet of wire to get up to the cab
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