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Old 04-28-2016, 10:04 AM   #81
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Hi there, I support the purchase of the Furion with #48 in product as being a great little camera. I have put in mine as simple as plug and play and for the present only using as a backup camera as that's how it came wired (2015 new 220RBS), from factory. Looks simple enough to rewire and grab the power circuit from the closely located running lights. Probably will do that. For now I see rear bumper and at least car length plus behind me and there is a switch to activate the backup lines in the monitor when needed.
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Old 04-28-2016, 10:18 AM   #82
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The monitor for the Furrion '12' model supports 2 cameras. You can for instance have a '12' mounted at the back of the trailer and have another 12 mounted at your hitch. In both cases it would be just for backup and hitch up, not for moving down the highway to see who's back there. The monitor will only show 1 camera at a time (no split screen) and you change from Camera1 to Camera2 at the monitor. Sounds good right? Not!

The Furrion '12' doesn't do close up very well (like if you wanted it at the hitch) because it's a very, wide angle lens. I guess you could mount 2 Furrion 12's, one on each side of your motorhome. I really didn't care for the resolution and performance of the 12s, the Furrion 48 is much better But...the Furrion 48 monitor only supports a single camera (not 2 as in the '12' setup).

If your RV came with a Furrion '12', change it. Call Furrion to request a swap-out. They were doing that for free, I don't know about recently.
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Old 05-03-2016, 09:06 PM   #83
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One of my coworkers put his iPhone on the back and his wife in the front and face time to see in the back.
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Old 05-04-2016, 11:29 AM   #84
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My coworker puts his iphone on the back and use his wife iPhone and face time to see the back while backing up
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Old 05-21-2016, 10:22 PM   #85
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You can use you phone face time and look on a not here phone it's low cost but works
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Old 05-21-2016, 11:03 PM   #86
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You can use you phone face time and look on a not here phone it's low cost but works

Good idea, daylight only and a very small field of view.
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Old 07-09-2016, 09:39 AM   #87
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Furrion 48 question

Hi,
I hesitate to ask this question since there is probably a very simple answer, but here goes.

We just picked up our new Coachmen 192RBS and I had the dealer install the furrion model 48.

This is the first backup/observation camera I have used. On the way home I really wasn't paying much attention to the camera but once I did I noticed the image on the display was upside down (turning the display unit upside down fixed that but it shouldn't require that) but the objects were reversed, (cars passing on the left were showing on the right side of the display.

Honestly I haven't had a lot of time to look into this but having zero experience with these systems I thought someone might be able to set me straight as what to expect. From all appearances the camera is mounted properly.

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Old 07-09-2016, 09:44 AM   #88
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These are just setup changes your installer should have performed. Easy to do, just follow the instructions or YouTube "Furrion Observation Camera Install"
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Hi,
I hesitate to ask this question since there is probably a very simple answer, but here goes.

We just picked up our new Coachmen 192RBS and I had the dealer install the furrion model 48.

This is the first backup/observation camera I have used. On the way home I really wasn't paying much attention to the camera but once I did I noticed the image on the display was upside down (turning the display unit upside down fixed that but it shouldn't require that) but the objects were reversed, (cars passing on the left were showing on the right side of the display.

Honestly I haven't had a lot of time to look into this but having zero experience with these systems I thought someone might be able to set me straight as what to expect. From all appearances the camera is mounted properly.

Thanks
Tim
Choose Menu on the monitor and then scroll to the symbol for image reverse.
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Installing the Furrion FOS48TAPK-BL on our 2017 Sandpiper 377FLIK tomorrow. I'll post my impression and experience. I was hesitant about wireless since our rig is 42' but Furrion assured me there would be no problem with this model. Keeping my fingers crossed.
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