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Old 11-12-2011, 07:30 AM   #1
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When driving after the sun goes down, I have always been able to see the car in the yoyager monitor..now I cannot see it . I do see a an outline of it but not enough light is on it to see it... Is there a light that shines on the car so i can see it ?
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Old 11-12-2011, 09:07 AM   #2
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Maybe the tail lights on the coach are not working.
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Old 11-12-2011, 02:03 PM   #3
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Did the contrast knob on the screen get turned off by chance?



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Old 11-12-2011, 02:42 PM   #4
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There are no lights on that camera - I've only seen IR illumination used on the mega$ cameras used on Prevost conversions. As mentioned try adjusting the settings on the Voyager and try tightening the RCA connectors feeding that display with a little twist and push.
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Old 11-12-2011, 03:23 PM   #5
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On our 2005 Diesel Bounder we had a ring of IR emitters around the camera lens that easily illuminated the toad. On the high end Allegro bus we have a color camera but NO toad illumination. Isn't that a smart move?!! Duhhhh!

I added an IR security flood light. It's powered off the marker lights and has an ambient light sensor that only turns it on when it gets dark. Sorry, but I don't have any paperwork on it. I found a lot of possibilities thru a WEB search. About $27 I think.
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Old 11-13-2011, 01:47 PM   #6
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Melorene:

I am having the same issue. It happened on my '94 Winne Vectra, too. I just had a camera and CCT repair place rebuild the board. Apparently the diodes, etc. melt after a number of years. Worked great thereafter.

I don't know about mega$ cameras. Seems most of the one's I've seen have IR. Mine does (did) and my Winne, too. I've seen new ones on eBay for very low prices.

However, the contrast knob is the most obvious and hopefully correct issue.
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Old 11-19-2011, 08:26 AM   #7
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Willie Calhoun <wcalhoun@asaelectronics.com said and I copied it below and pasted it here:
Hello Mel,

The model number of the camera you have is a VCCS130B from the issue you are describing it sounds like the camera is going out and will need to be replaced. We do not have any parts available for your current camera. I would suggest using our VCCS150B as a replacement. Below, I have provided a link to our retail website where this camera can be viewed and purchased. Please let us know if we can be of any further assistance.

http://www.jensenrvdirect.com/voyager-rear-view-ccd-color-camera.html

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I do not know about your camera but mine has IR LED's surrounding the lense supposed to shed some light on the towed..... However I think the tail lights do a better job of lighting the scene. I'm with the "Check your lights" crowd.
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