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Old 08-12-2016, 06:24 PM   #1
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I'd like to add a rear view camera to my Coachmen Clipper 17' trailer so I can see if there is any traffic behind me while driving. From the forum discussion it appears that wireless transmission seems to work for folks and I see lot's of model recommendations that I'll go review. However the common approach seems to be to connect to the clearance light for power to the camera. Pardon my ignorance, but do the clearance lights have continuous power or do folks run with headlights at all times to power the camera?

Anyone know of a solar charged battery option for the camera? I rarely travel more than an hour or 2 after dark.
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Old 08-13-2016, 07:37 AM   #2
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Clearance lights should come on with parking lights on also.

But yes, maybe, sometimes, but not always do I run with headlights on.

NOTE - I had one of the inexpensive wireless cameras on the back of my Mirada and it interfered with my TPMS transmitters I had on my TOAD. I finally ran power and a video wire and hard wired the camera to do away with the wireless so I could see my Toad tire pressures and temperatures.
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Old 08-14-2016, 02:32 PM   #3
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http://furrion.com/product/camera-sy...vation-system/

This camera system is awesome

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http://furrion.com/product/camera-sy...vation-system/
$348 on amazon
This camera system is awesome..

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Old 08-14-2016, 03:05 PM   #5
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X2 on the Furrion observation camera. Make sure you get the one with the 48 in the part number. It's designed for use while driving. The one with 12 in the part number is only intended for use while backing up. Also, make sure you order the kit with the mount included. My TT came with the mount already installed so I ordered the kit without the mount. My TT is wired to the clearance/running lights from the factory. I just run with the truck running/parking lights on.
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Old 08-14-2016, 03:30 PM   #6
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Our camera, the Voyager 713, needs to have the headlights on for it to work, but we love it! Sure makes changing lanes easier, not to mention backing in!
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Old 08-14-2016, 05:25 PM   #7
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Look at this .

Wired so powered by TV and no issues with interference. Easy install.
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FOS48TA-BL is the one

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