Dolphin MPS600 or MPS650 reversing sensors kit for motorhomes

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  1. veevee

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    ... anyone used one of these kits or have an opinion about them?
     
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    My reversing sensor is the wife. Loud when needed, over the top distance from object, great signals and cheap as chips.
     
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    I bought a cheap set at a show and they are brilliant. Sorry make unknown.
     
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    Bought one of those last week but it didn't work so sent it back and got to the one with just the beeper, works great but still have a reversing camera with the wireless connection sending video to my Chinese satnav.

    Hymie.
     
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    Which one did you buy Hymie, the wired Dolphin or the one in the link from chaser?

    Thanks
     
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    I only bought mine because I have put a bike rack on that sticks out a couple of foot and thought I might forget about it as I can't see it in the mirrors, and it was simplicity itself to set up , even comes with a hole drill to drill the holes the right size , just put the four sensors on the back of the rack , fed the wires into the van underneath through the hole that was already there for the overflow from the water heater , stuck the sender under the rear seat and connected a wire to the reversing light , put the dial thing on the dash and connected a wire to a live when switched on , and that was that , works perfect tells you which side any obstacle is and how far and also has a buzzer that you can switch off if you want, don't know how long it will last but don't see how anything could work better at the moment.
    Also had a similar one on our old van and that worked as long as we kept it.
     
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    I have had 3 sets of Dolphin reversing sensors on different vehicles. In my opinion, they are good quality, easy to fit and work well. I would recommend them.
     
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    Hymie, the link didn't show an individual type of sensor, I think it was the range of sensors the company sell. Thanks for the input.

    martin, which type of sensor have you used, the alarm or the alarm and visual display?
    Thanks
     
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    Just the alarm - I thought of the display as an unnecessary expense and needing somewhere to site it on the dash/ instrument panel with the associated routing issues. The alarm was more than adequate to do the job in my opinion. Just needs more careful positioning in the van as it could be further away than in a car - depends on where you fit it but may need a bit more cable to put it where you can hear it easily.
     
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    Not too hot on posting links I'm afraid. (n)

    I ordered the one with dashboard display but was actually relieved when it did not work as by then I realised the dash was rather crowded, so ordered the wired beeper set instead.

    My sounder is at the back of the van, furthest point from drivers seat, but there is a loud, distinct, beep when reverse gear is engaged and the beeping as you near any obstruction is loud enough to hear even over the radio at normal volume.

    I believe the the sound level on the beeper was quoted as 87db.

    HTH.

    Hymie
     
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