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Old 11-19-2013, 03:12 PM   #1
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Back-up Camera

Looking for a new back-up camera for my 1999 coach. It has a 5 pin locking cable at the camera end. I am looking for another camera that can use the existing cable. Any suggestions?

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I installed a new monitor, side camera and rear camera. I used existing wiring but cut off plugs that didn't match new camera and wired it directly. Mine works great and total cost of all 3 components was less than $50. 7" LED monitor and two cameras, I now see everything in living color!
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Recently had my camera swapped out for a Voyager Digital camera and moniter. Send me a Private Post and perhaps we can arrange something. Postage you know.
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Old 11-23-2013, 11:29 AM   #4
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When I had my 99, I replaced the backup camera with a Voyager color camera and had to run new cable. With the help of 2 friends, we ran the new cable in a couple of hours and I put a new monitor in the dash since the old camera was wired through the TV in those coaches. The finished project was worth the effort.

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Checkout this old thread. Back-up-camera.
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Do you remember how many wires and which ones did which function? I have a five pin connector so assume there are five wires, +, -, camera, ?,?. You don't happen to have any drawings do you?

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Video feed was a center wire surrounded by braided ground. Plus and minus I determined with multimeter. The 5th wire I assume was for a rear microphone, but I didn't have/want one so I ignored it.
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Do you remember how many wires and which ones did which function? I have a five pin connector so assume there are five wires, +, -, camera, ?,?. You don't happen to have any drawings do you?

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There are 5 wires. 1 is a coax for the video, 2 are the +ve and -ve for the camera and 2 are the +ve and -ve for the rear marker light. Just as Bob said, turn on your lights and use a meter to check which are the marker wires.
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I have 6 wires in the cable: clear for coax, bradded wire also for the coax, yellow, red, black and green spare. Once my helper gets home I can see what is what but I suspect that the red and black are the 12v for the camera but I have no idea what the yellow would be for?
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I was counting the coax as 1 wire as it always has an inner core and braided outer shield. The inner is video and outer is ground (-ve). Sorry that I didn't note the colors when I did mine and its too long ago to be fresh in my mind.
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Received the camera today and installation went smoothly. Discovered that my yellow wire was for the running lights, the black and red we're (-) and (+) respectively with the black also providing (-) to the existing running light (old camera). The picture color is not the greatest but now I have a clear view of what is behind me.

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Although those cameras are listed as "color" I have not found them to be very accurate. But at least you can tell the difference between grass and pavement.
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