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Old 03-09-2016, 07:42 AM   #161
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Was doing a search on past threads about backup cameras etc. last night. This thread was one of them that popped up. I decided to give the GE camera a try and ordered one. They do not sell them at Walmart anymore, but did find it at Amazon. Signed up for the 30 day free trail of Amazon prime and free over night shipping. Should arrive today. Will update as I try it out.
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Old 03-09-2016, 05:40 PM   #162
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Just remember that the GE camera isn't water proof. I have one and like it a lot. I had mine in a baggie up on the ladder. Looked redneck,but worked great. On our new 5er,I'll be able to aim it out the back window.
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Old 03-09-2016, 06:27 PM   #163
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It arrived today and in less than 5 mins had it up and running. Four AA's in the camera and plugged the monitor in to charge it up. The wife had the camera at one end of the house and I was in my office at the other end. Received a great picture. Will try it out Saturday for hooking up and doing some backing up of the TT. So far I am impressed with it.
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Old 04-28-2016, 06:34 AM   #164
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It arrived today and in less than 5 mins had it up and running. Four AA's in the camera and plugged the monitor in to charge it up. The wife had the camera at one end of the house and I was in my office at the other end. Received a great picture. Will try it out Saturday for hooking up and doing some backing up of the TT. So far I am impressed with it.
KRSmitty, how has the GE camera held up? Have you had any problems or found any extra uses for it?

I still have my original system with two cameras operational, along with a new camera/monitor still packaged that I got a great deal off of ebay on ready to go as a backup if necessary.
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Still working like a champ...Have not had to use it that often for backing up yet. Last couple of trips the sites were pretty simple straight back ins. But, it was still nice to be able to see everything behind you. I had the wife stand where I wanted to head for and back we went. Other than that, have not found no other uses.
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Thanks for the update. I still like to try and find out if others have problems or find more uses for these cameras. Although this thread was started over 3 years ago, mine is still going strong. However, as fast as technology changes, new and improved things may be on the market at a better price.
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wmtire, ours has been going strong now for over two years. On the new 5er I made a shelf on the back window and have the camera mounted there. Still works good,but I think the 42' is starting to stretch the limit. I do get some blacking out on the monitor going down the highway. In town speeds it works great? ?
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Old 04-28-2016, 07:18 AM   #168
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wmtire, ours has been going strong now for over two years. On the new 5er I made a shelf on the back window and have the camera mounted there. Still works good,but I think the 42' is starting to stretch the limit. I do get some blacking out on the monitor going down the highway. In town speeds it works great? ?
Good to hear DaveandSue. Are you flipping up the antenna on the monitor? I know I have to do that when using the camera at the back of my trailer to keep it from doing the same as you speak.
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I would like a back up camera on my fifth wheel. I don't have a ladder or a window on the back but it does have a "camera prep" whatever that means.
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It's really an indoor camera and states that if used outdoors it would need to be protected from the elements.

If you were going to use it while driving, then it would depend on where you placed it. If it was outside of the camper, it would probably need to be mounted in some kind of weatherproof clear container or camera housing....which shouldn't be hard at all. Don't know if that would interfere with the antenna and/or transmitting range though.

You might could also mount it inside the trailer and aim it out a back window.
Hum? Web site says no longer available?
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Hum? Web site says no longer available?
Yep...no longer available at Wally World. I found it on Amazon.
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I got a new one sealed in package awhile back off ebay for around $70.
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I found it on eBay, Thanks
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