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Old 10-21-2009, 06:13 PM   #1
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Backup Camera?

What are you guys using for a backup camera, I have a home PC installed and was thinking of using some sort of security camera with the PC, also wanted to install a second camera so both cameras double as a security system.

While I am driving I can use the backup camera as a rear view mirror and keep an eye on my trailer to ensure it tracking properly.


Links to what your suggesting?

Thanks in advance.
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Old 10-21-2009, 08:09 PM   #2
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Re: Backup Camera?

I've got a Safety Vision system, it's black & white and only has one camera and also picks up/plays sound, but the monitor will support a 2nd camera. I bought it on Ebay for $120.... I also have a 2nd Safety Vision B & W monitor that I'm not using, and a Safety Vision color camera that is not compatible with my monitors. That Safety Vision is a high dollar unit that sells new for $300-400...

I had also purchased a basic camera that even though it was a color camera, it did work. But I had some problems with the cable and before I found a new cable I found the safety vision system. I got that on ebay for $10...

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Old 10-21-2009, 09:38 PM   #3
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Re: Backup Camera?

I want something like a PCI card I can install in the computer then add cameras to it not looking for a stand alone setup, I will play it through my 24" LCD monitor.
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Old 10-24-2009, 06:41 PM   #4
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Re: Backup Camera?

Anybody else?
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Old 10-25-2009, 05:10 AM   #5
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Re: Backup Camera?

Originally Posted by volund
one of these perhaps? Probably.... (ok, let's just go with) not the best quality (maybe cheesewagon could chime in with his surveillance expertise .

Yeah I seen them on newegg (my favorite place to shop) but really was unsure what camera to buy with it was hoping to find someone that knew what would work, looking for basic not looking to spend 500 bux on electronic stuff lol
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