Reversing camera

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  1. Happycampers1

    Happycampers1 Read Only Funster

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    Ok so not being a whizz on vehicle electrics I bought a wireless reversing camera thinking I would be clever. What I failed to realise was that the camera needed a power supply. Instructions say to take it from a nearby supply but where is that?
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    Hi
    reverse lights
     
  3. TheBig1

    TheBig1 Funster Life Member

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    wire the live supply to the reversing light circuit and negative to the vans chassis. the monitor usually has a cig lighter plug on. that way the camera switches on when you select reverse. if you want to use it as a rear view camera, it needs an ignition switched live running from front to rear of the van
     
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    Yep rear lights
     
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    Good idea if you just want a reversing camera. If you want a rear view camera (used while driving) you will need a different live feed.
     
  6. dave newell lvs

    dave newell lvs Trader-Vehicle Services

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    Or just suck it up, chuck it in the bin and buy a decent wired system which will never suffer interference.

    D.
     
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