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Old 06-04-2015, 10:11 PM   #1
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I have been researching how to setup a monitoring camera to be mounted on the back of my Sabre so I can see who is behind me while traveling and additional assistants when backing up. I would like to not have to run a bunch of wire but want descent picture with out braking the bank. Will anyone like to share some of their success stories on this subject.
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Old 06-06-2015, 06:06 PM   #2
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Check out Rear View Camera Systems Model # RVS-CW-CAM. Comes with a very clear 7 in screen and very sturdy camera. Its wireless and it only requires 12vdc to run the camera. The monitor comes with the 12 VDC adapter. Bought min from B&H for 299.00.
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Old 06-06-2015, 06:32 PM   #3
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I have had good service from the Furrion Observation camera and monitor. They sell two models, a backup set with the number 12 in the model number and a so called "Observation" set with the number "48" in the model number. Either one is capable of being on full time and Wildcat's backup camera option is delivered with the Model "12" set.

Important note. The "12" is fine for backing into a site but if you want it to do continuous monitoring of traffic behind as you tow down the road, the "12" poorly performs with dropouts, freeze frames and shadowy resolution at times. My CAT came with the "12" and I worked with Furrion to upgrade to the "48". Huge difference. Range, Resolution and Processing power are exceptional and it functions well as a pseudo-rear view mirror while towing.
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Old 06-08-2015, 08:32 AM   #4
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I just installed one of those inexpensive wireless cameras on my Mirada. I don't have any experience with it yet other than a short test trip when I went to fill up my propane. I'll know more in a couple weeks as we are doing a 2,000 road trip next week.

Here is a link to the article I wrote:

Rear View Camera | 2001 Coachmen Mirada 300QB

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I had bought an iBALL recently with great hope that it would ease the tensions with the DW when backing the TT into those spots where you have massive blind spots. However, even though the picture was clear on the small screen, when you started the engine and put it in gear to do the deed, the picture went to hell. Even with the cellphones shut off, the Bluetooth in the TV couldn't be disabled and created massive interference with the wireless camera system.

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Old 06-08-2015, 03:44 PM   #6
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Thanks for the responses, I will add to the information to the research I have already done.
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