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Old 11-17-2017, 12:27 PM   #1
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forest river popup backup camera

Just got on the forum. Hope I'm at the right place to ask a question.
We have a F.R. esp popup and I can't seem to find a backup camera that's right for the back side. My old popup was low enough I could see right over the top but this one is pretty high so I'm blind right behind the camper. Would like to use the camera for backing into tight spots and for observation on the road. Anyone know of a system that the camera could be mounted flat against the back side?

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Old 11-17-2017, 12:31 PM   #2
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The Furion Observation system (not the backup camera) does great for me. You can order it with the mounting bracket. Tie the power in to one of your marker lights and you're good to go (with the lights on).
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Old 11-17-2017, 01:29 PM   #3
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Thanks for the reply but it still looks like the camera has to be mounted on a top flat surface. Is there any way around that?

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Old 11-17-2017, 01:36 PM   #4
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Mine is mounted on a vertical surface. That's how they go.

You can adjust the camera angle up and down.

https://www.furrion.com/store/camera...ket-p-916.html
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Old 11-17-2017, 01:58 PM   #5
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Since popups aren't prewired for Furrion backup cameras, there's no reason to spend that kind of money.
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Old 11-17-2017, 03:40 PM   #6
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Just got on the forum. Hope I'm at the right place to ask a question.
We have a F.R. esp popup and I can't seem to find a backup camera that's right for the back side. My old popup was low enough I could see right over the top but this one is pretty high so I'm blind right behind the camper. Would like to use the camera for backing into tight spots and for observation on the road. Anyone know of a system that the camera could be mounted flat against the back side?

Bob

I understand what you're saying when you state your Pop Up sits high. Our 2nd one did as well. 1st one I could see over top. 2nd not so much, but I had mirror extensions on my mirrors. Worked great!

This is just a suggestion, and maybe you already have these.

What type of mirrors do you have on your TV?
Do you have any extensions on them to be able to see further back?
Sometimes it's as simple as installing different mirrors / adding extensions to your TV, especially with Pop Ups.

Now for the not being able to see behind when backing.....you need a camping companion. Although, not always useful ( jk ), still nice to have the company.
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Old 11-17-2017, 03:55 PM   #7
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When I had my highwall popup, I purchased a wireless backup camera off the internet. The camera attached to the license plate and we put the transmitter inside the popup in a cabinet, ran the wires from the camera to the transmitter underneath the camper. We powered the system off the marker lights and it transmitted to my phone through a free app. It was a wifi camera system, not bluetooth. Worked pretty good and was under $150.00. What was really nice about it, it was not obvious as it is within reach of anybody walking past the back of the camper.

4ucam was where i got it from
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