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Old 07-18-2018, 05:26 PM   #1
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Question Camera set up???

Hello all, My son bought a 4 way split screen backup camera system w/ 4 camera's for me and wife for a gift. I was just curious if anyone has put in one of these system? Should I mount one on either side in the front nose facing back and both camera's at the back one up high on the roof and one low to watch what I am towing? or one in front and one in back?
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Old 07-18-2018, 05:39 PM   #2
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I wouldn't put any cameras on the nose to look back. You have mirrors that do that. As for watching what you tow where's it going to go but follow?
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Old 07-18-2018, 05:48 PM   #3
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Hello all, My son bought a 4 way split screen backup camera system w/ 4 camera's for me and wife for a gift. I was just curious if anyone has put in one of these system? Should I mount one on either side in the front nose facing back and both camera's at the back one up high on the roof and one low to watch what I am towing? or one in front and one in back?
I'm putting one on the back, just above the hitch ball for hook ups. Im thinking about another one in my class a nose/side on the passenger side to see if i'm close to cars, trees when backing up. Another thought for me is to see when the gas cap is lined up with the pump. Lot's of other ideas, if you've got 'em, use 'em!
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Do some research on YouTube about installs and it might give you some more info.
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Old 07-20-2018, 03:41 PM   #5
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I was thinking of putting the side camera's in the location in photo what do you think??? I figured there would be a good place so if I missed something in my blind spot..
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Old 07-20-2018, 08:20 PM   #6
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Better to put them up high and angled down slightly . That's how most newer buses mount them.
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Old 07-23-2018, 07:09 AM   #7
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Well I tried to put them up i as high as I could and angling them down while I connected to the monitor. But I felt right where I have them in the photo was the best for viewing so the two front side's have been mounted as seen in the photo's. Now I have the back temperately mounted but not liking the view has anyone ever put two camera's on the back? I am thinking of facing one down looking at the bumper and mounting one above the other camera facing further back what do you think??
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If I had an extra camera that didn't have a home I'd mount it so I could see what's RIGHT in front of me, at bumper height.
Many times maneuvering in to or out of a camp site there has been a post or a boulder or something along those lines that I completely loose when I'm still several feet from it, but I need to get very close to it to make the turn. Having a camera showing me the front bumper would be great at times like that. I really don't like doing that by 'feel'.
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I can see your point about up front I was also thinking of that mounting it up high and facing down to the bumper. I wounder if I could buy an other camera with a wider viewing angle for the back, that way I can see further back and bumper area better.
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If I had an extra camera that didn't have a home I'd mount it so I could see what's RIGHT in front of me, at bumper height.
Many times maneuvering in to or out of a camp site there has been a post or a boulder or something along those lines that I completely loose when I'm still several feet from it, but I need to get very close to it to make the turn. Having a camera showing me the front bumper would be great at times like that. I really don't like doing that by 'feel'.
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I can see your point about up front I was also thinking of that mounting it up high and facing down to the bumper. I wounder if I could buy an other camera with a wider viewing angle for the back, that way I can see further back and bumper area better.
well i got all the camera's mounted just have to pull the cable along the frame from the rear to the front and hook up monitor. Here are a few photo's of the mount's The rear one I was able to mount under the awning and front one on the grill.
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Is that a Foretravel? What kind of camera did you get we need a set
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