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bfinley
10-24-2010, 10:25 PM
Has anyone installed one of these:

http://www.amazon.com/PLCM7200-7-Inch-Mirror-Monitor-Rear-View/dp/B000E1PXES/ref=pd_cp_e_2
or

http://www.amazon.com/PLCM36-Universal-Monitor-License-Rearview/dp/B0037WNONS/ref=wl_it_dp_o?ie=UTF8&coliid=I36R2SRTMCKYLK&colid=D8EN8H75M8KA

I'd like to add one to my F150, but I don't like the idea of another screen on my dash (in addition to my Garmin GPS). The one looks like it clips over the mirror, but I'm not sure about that. Looks like there are some that can be integrated with your GPS, anyone have experience with this?

bfinley
10-26-2010, 08:09 AM
Anyone have any thoughts on this?

DooSPX
10-26-2010, 08:56 AM
kinda curious too...

ShawnB
11-04-2010, 10:46 AM
I installed one of these in my boss' Honda Pilot last month. It's not going to win any awards for design or image quality but it does exactly what it aims to do pretty well. The camera simply transmits to the remote unit whenever it has power so we hooked it up to the reverse lights. Whenever the car gets shifted into reverse, the camera transmits and the little display wakes up and shows the image.

funk
11-04-2010, 05:50 PM
I put one on our RV. I actually mounted the camera up by the rear window on a hinge. Can see all traffic behind me when traveling and can swivel it down for perfect view of the hitch when hooking up. Screen is on the dash and I ran the wiring to the running lights so it's on anytime the running lights are on. Works great, now I just need one on the burban.

M-Funf
11-04-2010, 06:18 PM
I bought the rearviewsafety product:

http://www.rearviewsafety.com/products/rvs-7707721-rear-view-camera-system.html

I had read that the wireless ones had bad image quality, and I wanted to use it not only for backing up, but to help hook up the boat, too. Yeah, I have an extra display in the truck, but that's O.K. by me as long as I get a good picture. Mounted the camera at the bottom of the tailgate pointing down toward the ball.

Works great in low light, bright light, and the image is very good.

atlfootr
11-04-2010, 07:17 PM
Not jack'n thread, your post made me think of this ..
I should of thought up this - years ago!
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