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Old 12-17-2016, 01:38 PM   #1
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Where did you mount your DashCam on your Class A windshield?

I've been reading up on DashCams and narrowed it down to a couple. But what I'm most interested in is where you mount it on your motorhome?

One person said he mounted it on the bottom left of the windshield to capture both the driver side of coach and front. What about you?

I'd also like to know if you plug yours into the power outlet on the dash or do you direct wire it to get rid of the wires?

Thanks guys
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Old 12-17-2016, 01:50 PM   #2
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I have one that I haven't mounted yet My plan is to mount it dead center, low on the windshield and plug it into the dash until I'm sure that's where I want it.
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Old 12-17-2016, 02:05 PM   #3
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We use the Garmin Diesel Cam which is mounted on the dash as opposed to the windshield. I can reach it to operate the GPS and the wide angle camera can see the full expanse of the road.
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Old 12-17-2016, 02:11 PM   #4
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Ours isn't permanently mounted. We suction cup it center/low, angle it so it's able to capture upcoming traffic lights & it's powered by one of the dash 12v receptacles. It's caught more than a few bonehead moves by drivers.

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Old 12-17-2016, 02:31 PM   #5
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Bottom center of the windshield. The lens is wide enough to catch pretty much everything. Potential problems can come from any direction so if you bias one side you loose coverage on the other. Split the difference and balance the coverage.
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Old 12-17-2016, 02:54 PM   #6
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I have a Garmin 20 that I have mounted in the lower left of center in the motorhome. I have it hard wired in the coach and the toad. I use a sticky back mount in the coach and motorhome so I can pop it off either mount without having to do a lot of refocusing, I tried the suction cup mount but found it to be a PITA. This pic is in the toad but same idea in the coach.
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Old 12-17-2016, 04:00 PM   #7
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Ours is mounted low near the center of the two-pane windshield, but aimed within the sweep of the windshield wiper on that half of the glass. Learned from experience after driving in rain and road spray that obscured the camera view.
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Center of dash, bottom of glass.

I'm most concerned with cars cutting in front of me and slamming on brakes in heavy traffic....and that comes from either right or left.

As close to any potential action as can get.
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I made a small heavy mount (1/4"plate steel) with rubber feet that sets on the dash of motorhome (against windshield) or toad. Just grab it up and plug it in either vehicle and it's running in one of the vehicles 100% of the time. Suction cup wasn't right angle for windshield.
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I have dual mounted cams, hi left and right of windshield. I'd offer an explanation as to why 2, but they came with the coach when we bought it.
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Haven't mounted ours yet, but will probably be center and low in the windshield, our cam has a 120 degree view.
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I finally found a use for the internally mounted rear view mirror. What a useless option but it was on there when we bought the bus. We mount the dash cam on it by a hook/loop product, and that works great. Very easy to adjust when re-installing after we have used it in the toad.
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A little right of center in a space between the two windshield wipers, about 3 to 4 inches from the bottom of the windshield.
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A little right of center in a space between the two windshield wipers, about 3 to 4 inches from the bottom of the windshield.

Suction cup mount because it goes from toad to motorhome.
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