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Old 07-20-2015, 10:36 PM   #11
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Old 07-20-2015, 11:31 PM   #12
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I'll probably use one to monitor whatever I'm towing due to the large blind spot I'm creating called the master bedroom......
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Old 07-21-2015, 02:30 AM   #13
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Old 07-28-2015, 01:39 PM   #14
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Most arguments have been posted by now....

I wouldn't want to drive our Skoolie without one, especially when I'm alone. You can't see a playing child behind your bus in the mirrors!

A microphone integrated in the camera sometimes is very useful too! Most cameras, even the cheap ones, have this. Just like IR LEDs to provide visiblity in the dark.

A manual switch certainly has advantages over the reverse switch on the gear box.

A computer monitor isn't going to work (IMHO). To get a consistent picture with your mirrors, the monitor should have a switch position "mirrored".
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Old 07-28-2015, 02:06 PM   #15
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I have one. I'm thinking of adding a second camera though. One aimed straight back and one aimed down.
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Old 07-28-2015, 02:25 PM   #16
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Many truckers have a second camera on the right front side, pointing sideways. This one should cover the "dead angle". A simple relay circuit switches on the dead angle camera when the right direction indicator is engaged. (And the other camera when the tranny goes into Rl)

Apart from the (in most European countries compulsory) dead angle mirror, this camera saves lives!
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Old 07-28-2015, 03:14 PM   #17
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I'm looking at two as a minimum. One rear view (aka; backup cam) and one looking back down the passenger side. I'm even considering a roof mount to double check clearances.

I HATE blindspots!
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Wow jack clean install...and you need more switches...lot's more...can never have too many unmarked switches
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Wow jack clean install...and you need more switches...lot's more...can never have too many unmarked switches
Lol. Can even shuffle switched around for even more fun. Press the wiper button and the ejector seat initiated
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