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Old 03-25-2018, 04:56 PM   #1
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What the heck (possible backup camera)

A newbie here. Just bought a 2016 28' Flagstaff 5th wheel. Can anybody tell me what the black thing is mounted just below the 3 upper running lights on the back of the trailer . it looks like a back up camera but I don't see a lens???
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Old 03-25-2018, 04:57 PM   #2
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Need pic.
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Old 03-25-2018, 05:11 PM   #3
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What the heck

Itís highly possible thatís it is the back up camera prep housing, they have a plate that is removed to install the camera in. Camera is many times sold separate.Like ependydad said: if you have a photo we can give you a more informed answer.
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Old 03-25-2018, 05:19 PM   #4
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Prewired Mount for Camera! Youroo!!
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Old 03-25-2018, 05:20 PM   #5
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Pic won't down load????
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Old 03-25-2018, 05:22 PM   #6
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So where do the wires end up?
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Old 03-25-2018, 07:23 PM   #7
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Sometimes just attached to the clearance light above it, sometimes wired to junction where the tow wire harness leads.
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Old 03-26-2018, 05:47 PM   #8
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Pic won't down load????
I think you mean upload. Use the Manage Attachments option not the Add Video/Image button, and it should resize the pics when it posts.


Most likely there will be a pin on the trailer connector assigned to the camera. Typically it is the backup light pin because it is rare to have a reversing light on a 5th wheel or TT or anything other than a coach.
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Old 03-27-2018, 03:44 PM   #9
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If it looks like this... it's for the Furrion wireless camera.
There is a back-up camera and an observation camera.
Most prefer the observation camera.
There are lots of prior discussions on this subject.

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If it looks like this... it's for the Furrion wireless camera.
There is a back-up camera and an observation camera.
Most prefer the observation camera.
There are lots of prior discussions on this subject.


That is a pre-prep package for a backup/observation camera, that one looks like it is for the furrion backup/observation camera. If you take cover of the power cable should be right there, mine connects into a 12v circuit that is on all the time as long as the battery disconnect is turned on.
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Old 03-28-2018, 08:38 AM   #11
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My 2017 Micro Lite was wired to the running lights, so my camera is on when they are on.
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Housing for the Furrion camera. Ours is on when the running lights are on.Pull the cover off and you will totally understand.
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Mount for a backup camera. Is prewired and powered when headlights are on.
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