Go Back   iRV2 Forums > MOTORHOME FORUMS > Class A Motorhome Discussions
Click Here to Login
Join iRV2 Today

Mission Statement: Supporting thoughtful exchange of knowledge, values and experience among RV enthusiasts.
Reply
  This discussion is proudly sponsored by:
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about their products on iRV2
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 05-26-2012, 12:01 AM   #1
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Posts: 9
Question Rear view camera

I want to install a rear view camera and at the back of my 2001 national surfside RV. At the back of the rv near the top was a housing (for a camera) which I removed. There is a 1" x 3" indentation in the body. Could there be power located there as well as the wiring for video, if I cut a hole there?
__________________

__________________
Mnmueller28 is offline   Reply With Quote
Join the #1 RV Forum Today - It's Totally Free!

iRV2.com RV Community - Are you about to start a new improvement on your RV or need some help with some maintenance? Do you need advice on what products to buy? Or maybe you can give others some advice? No matter where you fit in you'll find that iRV2 is a great community to join. Best of all it's totally FREE!

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest so you have limited access to our community. Please take the time to register and you will gain a lot of great new features including; the ability to participate in discussions, network with other RV owners, see fewer ads, upload photographs, create an RV blog, send private messages and so much, much more!

Old 05-26-2012, 03:46 PM   #2
Senior Member
 
Jim_HiTek's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Full time RV'er
Posts: 1,659
It's a toss up...50-50 chance. You could check inside the rig first before you drill a hole.
__________________

__________________
'02 Winnebago Journey DL, DSDP, 36' of fun.

Visit my RV Travel & Repair Blog at : http://chaos.goblinbox.com
Jim_HiTek is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-26-2012, 09:11 PM   #3
Moderator Emeritus
 
Gary RVRoamer's Avatar


 
Join Date: Jan 2000
Location: Silver Springs, FL. USA
Posts: 18,085
I doubt if they ran the wiring harness for the camera, which would need both a signal and power cable. Besides, the camera and monitor you add will probably have their own unique cables and connectors on each end. They are seldom standard video cables.


Just drop the camera cables down behind the rear cap, then under the coach to the front and in through the floor or firewall to wherever you mount the monitor.
__________________
Gary Brinck
Former owner of 2004 American Tradition
Home is in the Ocala Nat'l Forest near Ocala, FL
Summers in Black Mountain, NC
Gary RVRoamer is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-26-2012, 09:25 PM   #4
Senior Member
 
chuckinthebus's Avatar
 
Newmar Owners Club
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Chattanooga, TN
Posts: 1,711
Have you looked into a 'wireless' alternative before cutting holes?
__________________
chuckinthebus is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-26-2012, 10:59 PM   #5
Senior Member
 
desobelman's Avatar
 
National RV Owners Club
Workhorse Chassis Owner
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Camarillo, CA
Posts: 247
SurfSide rearview camera

I believe all National Coaches pre pre-wired for a rearview camera. From inside the coach in the bedroom, you should be able to access the panel and see if there is power wiring. The coax cables will need to be fished through.

Post this on the National RV Forum on this site for better answers.

Happy Trails!
.
Darryl
__________________
desobelman is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
camera



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


» Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by


Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 10:01 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.