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Old 01-10-2008, 10:21 PM
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I have seen tons of posts here about guys hookin up cameras to the back of the truck, but how do they connect it to the montior? Do we have to buy anything extra or do I just connect the video cable to the back? Any info would be great..
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finally found it, but any extra info would be great...
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I have seen tons of posts here about guys hookin up cameras to the back of the truck, but how do they connect it to the montior? Do we have to buy anything extra or do I just connect the video cable to the back? Any info would be great..

There is amodule that needs to be installed to interface camera to the factory navigation. Camera can NOT be connected directly to navigation.[/align][/align]I have a backup camera connected to my factory navigation that activates in reverse.I had the technician add a switch so I can active the camera while driving so I can keep an eye on my dirt bikes while pulling my trailer. I also had the tech mount my camera high (mounted in the rear upper marker light cavity) so I can get a full view of whatever I have hitched.[/align]
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Did u use a color camera? if so how does it look on the stock screen.
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Did u use a color camera? if so how does it look on the stock screen.
Of course color, looks as clear as acolor TV very clear, however at night it goes to a night black, and white mode but still a very clear, and defined view.
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I will be sure to do this....
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One more thing, when you pick a interface, make sure you get one with an additional video jack so you can tap video into it. I have mines setup soa DVD can be shown through the factory Nav screen, tech also added a switch so I have that option.
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I didnt even think of that? You know off the top of your head any places online that are pretty decent priceor a brand that you reccommend?
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I didnt even think of that? You know off the top of your head any places online that are pretty decent priceor a brand that you reccommend?
There are tons of em' on-line. I'm not even positive what brand I have cuz I made it a point to have it installed at my dealer so I won't have any issues with my warranty,or installation. I just told them (dual video jacks) what I wanted before they ordered, and installed it.

In fact, I had a DVD addition completed by a reputable local custom car audio shop. The shop installed adual drive 9" Visualogic head rests to mirror one of the dvd players, and added my DVD/Nav switch, and rear camera/Nav switch.
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Dam nice setup, u got any pics?
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