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Old 03-17-2016, 11:49 PM   #1
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Backup Camera??

Just want to get an idea of how everyone installed there backup camera. Please post pics if you have them

Did you do a diy cctv type system or just purchase something like:

Amazon.com : Rear View Safety RVS-770613 Video Camera with 7.0-Inch LCD (Black) - WIRED : Vehicle Backup Cameras : Camera & Photo

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I'm still backing over trees and stuff, but then I'm in Oregon.
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Old 03-17-2016, 11:58 PM   #3
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I'm thinking a backup camera is probably a pretty good idea before I destroy anything belonging to someone else. So far I've just backed into my things.

Obviously RV's mount their camera up high, while some like the camera mounted near the hitch obviously for backing up to trailers. I've never had a back up camera but they aren't all that expensive depending on how far you want to go.

I would go with the cctv system as I believe the wireless models would encounter interference at least at times. I should probably make a choice on this subject myself since I do seem to be actively driving my bus. I try to avoid backing up, but someone will block you in even when you park at the far end of the parking lot.
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i have a garmin/backup camera.

garmin rv760lmt

not cheap but real handy...

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Thanks will take a look at those.

I was also looking at something like this: Amazon.com : ANRAN 4CH H.264 AHD 720P 4 Channels DVR Analog High Definition(AHD) HD IR-CUT Day Night Vision 1500tvl Cameras Outdoor Indoor Security Surveillance Camera System : Electronics

Only problem with this is I do not know how well it will do in real time.



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i have a garmin/backup camera.

garmin rv760lmt

not cheap but real handy...

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Cool thanks I remember reading that. Do you still like it? If you were to do it over would you go with the same unit?
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i love using the garmin. my biggest fear is theft. so it gets put away and stored inside when the bus is parked.

i wired the camera to the running lights, so its my rearview mirror as long as those lights are on, not just when in reverse.

a 7" screen is minimum..... bigger is better in a bus.
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Old 03-18-2016, 01:04 PM   #9
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Cool thanks Turf!

Ya I am totally undecided on what I want do. Just got to do lots of research. But I like that Garmin unit.
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Keep in mind that the Nanny Cams and Security cams were never engineered to go mobile, be shaken and vibrated. Heard from a couple of folks who used similar "stationary" units only to have them fail very quickly.
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