Which reversing camera?

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    I've gathered that the Waeco system is one of the best, but has anyone got experience of the lower end (cheaper!) systems they could recommend?
     
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    Yep bought a cheap wirless one off ebay well impressed I dont suffer interferance at all
     
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    You need to decide what you want from it first - if you want to see clearly, whenever you wish, then a budget may not be suitable. These can be effected not only by night/headlights but also low sun etc which can blind a budget camera. They can also come with a poor quality picture compared with others.

    I have fitted a budget type to a horse box after removing the Waeco system, and they reported it was much better - budget ones don't come with much guarantee though - but you pay your money and make your choice. Like everything in life, quality is reflected in price....there is one camera from one of our suppliers that retails at £2,300!!! Just the camera. :Eeek: It is laser apparently....i would want it to shoot anything behind me for that money!

    There is no reason why a budget system will not perform very well for what you need, just be sure that you know what you want from it to avoid disappointment as they do vary wildly! I have seen some budgets as above that performed well, and others where the camera packed up after a few weeks.

    If you want to pay a little and just try it out, and take the risk, I think ebay or maplins may be the place to look.
     
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    We got one off Ebay, from China, year before last. Cost £47, p&p free. 7" screen. Works perfectly night & day. Seen the identical one for sale at £179 in UK - exactly same make & model.
     
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    You can't say all that and not put a linky in:Cool:

    Ps. Please:Wink:
     
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    I'll have a hunt through the archives!! :Smile:
     
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    Item: 1507 8262 0784 Ebay - same camera kit.
     
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    Thank you everyone for all the useful information.:thumb:

    I'm not after super duper hi def. picture quality, just something that allows me to keep an eye on the load and, of course, what's behind me whilst reversing.
     
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    mine will be fitted so i can also use when travelling to see whats behind me i have 1 now that comes on whjen reserve gear is selected but would rather have more control on the gadget
     
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    Just one thing to remember and has been previously mentioned look at a higher camera looking down, I started with one on the number plate mounted ones and whilst a resonable picture suffered with glare
     
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    Just a word of caution ...... :Wink:
    The 'effort' of installation to make a quality visually acceptable installation IMHO outweighs the cost of the product ..... If your going to take a lot of trouble & hours to install it, just make sure that you are going to be happy with the end result. (i hope that makes sense ?)
     
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