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Swift Hitch Wireless Hitch Alignment Camera and Monitor - Night Vision - 4-Hour Camera Battery

Swift Hitch Wireless Hitch Alignment Camera and Monitor - Night Vision - 4-Hour Camera Battery

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Portable, wireless system helps you align your trailer and tow vehicle. Camera comes with magnet mount for simple setup and repositioning. Hand-held monitor has a 2-1/2", color LCD screen. Includes 2 drawstring storage pouches. Call 800-298-8924 to order Swift Hitch backup cameras and alarms part number 04928 or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all Swift Hitch products. Guaranteed Lowest Price and Fastest Shipping for Swift Hitch Wireless Hitch Alignment Camera and Monitor - Night Vision - 4-Hour Camera Battery. Backup Cameras and Alarms reviews from real customers.
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Swift Hitch Backup Cameras and Alarms - 04928

  • Hitch Alignment Camera Systems
  • Wireless (Battery)
  • Swift Hitch
  • Hand-Held Monitor
  • 2.5 Inch Display
  • 55 Degrees

Portable, wireless system helps you align your trailer and tow vehicle. Camera comes with magnet mount for simple setup and repositioning. Hand-held monitor has a 2-1/2", color LCD screen. Includes 2 drawstring storage pouches.


Features:

  • Hitch alignment system makes it easy to back your tow vehicle up to your trailer for hookup
    • Simplifies lining up hitch ball with coupler
    • Perfect for hitching up goosenecks, fifth wheels, and snowplow blades
    • Can also be used as a backup camera and monitoring device
  • Portable camera mounts wherever you need it and can be easily removed or repositioned
    • Rotating stem lets you point the camera in nearly any direction
    • Magnet mount included
  • Wireless system is easily transportable from job to job and vehicle to vehicle
    • Uses radio frequency to transmit images from camera to monitor
    • No permanent installation or wiring required
  • Night vision lets you see up to 15' away in the dark
    • Infrared lights are built into the front of the camera
    • Automatically turns on and off in dark or dim lighting
  • Hand-held monitor has a 2-1/2", full-color, high-resolution LCD screen
    • Mirror-image view displays objects as they would appear in a rearview mirror
    • Optional dash mounting with included hook-and-loop strips (similar to Velcro)
    • Video-out jack and included cable let you transmit images to a recording device
  • Durable camera is made of rustproof aluminum with a UV-resistant, painted exterior
  • Rechargeable lithium-ion batteries power camera and monitor
    • System works while charging and without being fully charged
    • 12-Volt DC charging cable included
  • 2 Drawstring pouches are included for storage
  • FCC certified


Specs:

  • Radio frequency (RF) transmission distance: up to 300'
  • Frequency: 2.4 GHz
  • Video-out cable length: 56"
  • 12-Volt DC charging cable length: 37"
  • 1-Year limited warranty


Camera:

  • Battery:
    • 4-Hour maximum life when fully charged
    • 2 Hours required to fully charge
  • Viewing angle: 55 degrees (horizontal and vertical)
  • Imaging sensor: 1/3" CMOS
  • Overall dimensions: 4-3/4" long x 1-1/8" wide x 3" tall
  • Magnet mount base dimensions: 2-1/4" long x 1-5/8" wide
  • Distance between mounting holes on base (center to center): 1-9/16"
  • Weight: 5.7 oz

Monitor:

  • Battery:
    • 4-Hour maximum life when fully charged
    • 2.5 Hours required to fully charge (recommended for first-time use)
  • Overall dimensions: 3-1/8" wide x 5-1/8" tall x 1-1/4" deep
  • LCD screen dimensions: 2-1/2" diagonal (2" wide x 1-9/16" tall)
  • Resolution: 960 x 240 dpi
  • Weight: 5.5 oz

Note: Any wireless device that operates on 2.4 GHz (like Bluetooth, GPS, and in-car Internet) can interfere with the reception quality of this wireless camera and monitor system.


Hitch Alignment Made Easy

The Swift Hitch camera and monitor make it easy to hook-up your trailer

The Swift Hitch aligner gives you a second pair of eyes so you can quickly align your vehicle's hitch ball with your trailer's coupler. It eliminates trailer hookup headaches like getting in and out of your vehicle, relying on a spotter, and accidental collision. The camera wirelessly transmits video to the hand-held monitor, and both are battery powered - which means no complicated wiring is needed for installation. And the camera's place-and-point design lets you reposition it for each job.


Place the Swift Hitch camera on your tailgate and watch the monitor from your cab as you back-up

Using the system is easy. Attach the camera to your tailgate - the magnetic base makes it simple to place the camera wherever you need it - and point it at your hitch ball. Hop in the driver's seat, and use the monitor to watch your progress as you back up your vehicle. No getting out of the truck to check, no deciphering the hand signals of your significant other, and no running out of patience. Once the hitch ball and coupler are aligned, all that's left to do is hookup and hit the road.


For gooseneck and fifth-wheel trailers, attach the camera to the back of your cab for a helpful look into the bed of your truck as you back up to the trailer.


Not only can the Swift Hitch be used when hitching up, but it is also great for hooking up snowplow blades, for use as a backup camera, and for monitoring a variety of areas around your home, farm, or jobsite.


Night Vision Camera with 4-Hour Battery Life

The camera's 4-hour battery life gives you plenty of time to complete the job. The camera sends images to the monitor from up to 300' away and gives you a targeted, 55-degree viewing angle (horizontal and vertical).


Swift Hitch SH01 night vision camera with 4-hour battery

Seven infrared lights surround the camera lens to provide up to 15' of night vision so you can get the job done in the dark. Night vision automatically activates in dim or dark conditions and turns off when lighting improves. When the camera is using night vision, images are displayed in black and white on the monitor.


Rear view of the Swift Hitch SH01 camera

The back of the camera has an antenna, an on/off button, an LED light, and a jack for the charging cable. The LED light changes color to signal when the camera is on (green), when it's charging while the power is on (yellow), and when it's charging while the power is off (red).


Place-and-Point Design

The Swift Hitch SH01 camera has a magnetic base that attaches to your tailgate

Setting up the camera is as fast as place and point. First, place the camera's strong magnetic base on a metal surface. The magnetic base lets you easily remove and reposition the camera depending on the job - unlike a backup camera that's permanently mounted at the rear of your vehicle. Plus, the base has a smooth, non-scratch nylon backing.


The Swift Hitch SH01 camera has a rotating stem

Next, point the camera at your hitch ball or target. A stem with a rotating ball joint sits between the camera and the magnetic base. The stem smoothly rotates 360 degrees, allowing the camera to be pointed in any direction and hold its position. For some applications, such as monitoring horses inside an enclosed trailer, the camera can be mounted semi-permanently. Pre-drilled holes in the magnetic base let you mount the camera using two 1/8" screws or bolts with wing nuts (not included).


Durable Construction

The Swift Hitch camera is constructed with durability in mind. The body, stem, and base are made of durable, rustproof aluminum, and the exterior has a UV-resistant coat of bright yellow paint.


A clear plastic cap protects the rear of the Swift Hitch SH01 camera from water

A clear plastic cap is included to protect the camera's rear end from rain or other inclement weather, particularly when the lens is pointed at your hitch ball. The cap fits snugly onto the back of the camera. The on/off button can be pressed while the cap is on, but the cap will have to be removed when you want to plug in the charging cable.


Hand-Held Monitor with Full-Color LCD Screen

The Swift Hitch SH01 hand-held monitor

The hand-held monitor features a 2-1/2", high-resolution LCD screen that displays crisp, clear full-color pictures (images appear in black and white while camera is operating in night vision). Video is displayed in mirror image by default to give you the same viewpoint as your rearview mirror, but this setting can be switched to non-mirror image if you prefer. The monitor has a battery life of up to 4 hours when fully charged. It is recommended that the monitor battery be fully charged before first use.


To turn the monitor on or off, hold down the button on the front for 3 - 5 seconds. To switch the display from mirror-image view to non-mirror-image view, press the button quickly. An LED indicator light changes color to signal when the monitor is on (green), when it's charging while the power is on (yellow), and when it's charging while the power is off (red). The light flashes when the unit is in the non-mirror-image setting so you know what perspective you've got on the display.


The included video-out cable plugs into the side of the monitor so that you can transfer images to a larger screen or a recording device.


The Swift Hitch SH01 monitor mounted to a dash

The lightweight, durable plastic unit has a contoured shape so that it is easy to hold in one hand. For dash mounting, two 7/8" hook-and-loop strips (similar to Velcro) with adhesive backing are included. Or you can use the Swift Hitch windshield mount kit (sold separately) to keep the monitor easily within view.


Wireless, Portable System

This portable, completely wireless system is simple to set up and convenient to use. It does not need to be hardwired to your vehicle, nor does it rely on your vehicle's battery to work. Instead, it uses radio frequency to transmit video from the camera to the monitor and it is powered by rechargeable lithium-ion batteries. There's no permanent installation or drilling required, so the system can go anywhere you go - from the jobsite to the campsite, from your work truck to your SUV.


The Swift Hitch SH01 camera, monitor, and included charging cable

The included 12-volt DC cable lets you charge both units simultaneously. An AC-to-DC adapter (sold separately) can be used to charge the system from a 110-volt AC wall outlet.



SH01 Swift Hitch 4-Hour Back Up Camera with Color Monitor and Infrared Night Vision - Wireless - Battery Powered







Video of Swift Hitch Wireless Hitch Alignment Camera and Monitor - Night Vision - 4-Hour Camera Battery


Videos are provided as a guide only. Refer to manufacturer installation instructions and specs for complete information.




Video Transcript for Swift Hitch Backup Cameras and Alarms - Hitch Alignment Camera Systems - 04928 Review

Today we're gonna be taking a look at the Swift Hitch wireless hitch alignment camera and monitor. This hitch alignment system makes it easy to back up your tow vehicle to your trailer for hookup. It simplifies lining up the hitch ball with the coupler. It's gonna be perfect for hitching up goosenecks, fifth wheels, and snowplow blades. It can also be used as a backup camera and monitoring device. This is a portable system.

It can mount really wherever you need it to, and it can easily be removed or repositioned. It's gonna have this rotating stem design that really allows the camera to point in nearly any direction, so that's a nice design of the unit. Then the base is a magnet, so that way you can easily stick it to a metal surface. Now again, it is a full wireless system. It's easily transportable from job to job or vehicle or vehicle. It uses radio frequency to transmit images from the camera to the monitor, and no permanent installation or wiring is required, so you don't have to worry about any of that.

Again, fully wireless, really nice design, very easy to use. The unit also features night vision that lets you see up to 15 feet away in the dark. It's gonna feature infrared lights that are built in to the front of the camera. They automatically turn on and off in dark or dim lighting, and it's going to feature this unit right here. This is your handheld monitor. It has a two and a half inch full color high resolution LCD screen.

Mirror image view displays objects as they would appear in a rear view mirror, and you can also mount this to the dash of the vehicle with the included hook and loop strips or fasteners, very similar to Velcro. That's got adhesive backing, so you place one piece on your dash, the other piece on the back of the monitor, and then you can stick it to the dash and use it that way, or you could put it in a cup holder or just put it in your hand and use it that way as well. A very versatile system. I also want to point out that it's going to feature a video out jack as well as the included cable. That lets you transmit images to a recording device. On the other side it's gonna have your charging port.

It's also gonna come with a charging cable, plugs into a 12 volt accessory outlet like a cigarette lighter outlet, and it's got two plugs on the unit. That way you can charge both units at the same time. The connection point for the camera is here at the back. The durable camera is made out of a rust proof aluminum with a UV resistant painted exterior. Nice durable design, it's gonna last a long time. It's gonna look good for a long time. The unit's gonna feature rechargeable lithium ion batteries that power the camera and the monitor. The system works while charging and without being fully charged. Again, it does come with a 12 volt DC charging cable. It's also gonna include two drawstring pouches. These are included for easy storage so when you're not using the unit you can put them in their pouches, and they're gonna stay safe and protected until you're ready to use them again. The unit is FCC certified. It's also gonna come with an additional fuse, a backup fuse. All you gotta do, it does come with one installed here in the plug, but if you unthread this, the fuse is actually located just below that, so if the fuse goes out, they do include a backup. Radio frequency transmission distance is up to 300 feet. The frequency is 2.4 gigahertz. The video out cable, this measures about 56 inches long, and then your 12 volt DC charging cable measures about 37 inches long. A few specs here with the camera and the monitor, and then we'll actually connect the two units and I'll show you how it looks on the monitor. When it comes to the battery, it's gonna have a four hour maximum life when fully charged. It offers a 55 degree viewing angle both horizontal and vertical. When it comes to the overall dimensions of just the camera, the overall length measuring front to back including the antenna, it's gonna be about four and 3/4 of an inch long. The width of just the camera body right here is about one and 1/8 of an inch. The overall height, it's gonna be very close to about three inches tall. The base, just measuring the magnetic portion, that's gonna give us a measurement of about two and 1/4 inches long. Measuring this direction, we're looking at about one and 5/8 of an inch wide. Then it does have two holes right here for mounting, so if you want to do a permanent installation, you can use some self tacking screws or some small hardware. That is gonna be sold separately. It's not included, and you can permanently mount this unit as well. The distance between those holes, center on center, is gonna be one and 9/16 of an inch. When it comes to the monitor, it's also a nice compact design. It's gonna feature a four hour maximum life when fully charged as well. It's going to give us a width measurement of about three and 1/8 of an inch. Going this direction edge to edge, it's gonna measure about five and 1/8 of an inch, and then the thickness is only about an inch and a quarter. The LCD screen measures two and a half inches diagonal, two inches wide by one and 9/16ths of an inch tall, and the resolution is 960 by 240 dpi. When you're ready to use the unit, it's very simple to do. Just hold down the power button until the monitor turns on. Also this green light right here's gonna come on, letting you know that the unit is powered on. Then here on the back of the camera it's going to have a button right here. Push that button down. That green light's gonna come on, letting you know that it has power. The two units automatically pair with one another. I'm gonna bring you in closer, so that way you can see the image really well. You can see there that it pairs automatically, and you can see exactly what I'm looking at. Really nice design. It's very easy to see when you're backing up, it's very easy to see your coupler and your hitch ball, and it's very easy to see when they're aligned and when you're ready to get out and make your connection. We're gonna go ahead and turn off the overhead lights so that way you can see night vision. You can see there, even with the lights off, it's still really easy to see in the monitor, which is a great design of the unit. Then when you're ready to power the system off, all you gotta do is hold down the power button till the unit goes off. Green light will go off, and then here on the back push down on the power button and it's turned off. That's gonna do it for today's look at the Swift Hitch wireless hitch alignment camera and monitor.


Customer Reviews

Swift Hitch Wireless Hitch Alignment Camera and Monitor - Night Vision - 4-Hour Camera Battery - 04928

Average Customer Rating:  4.7 out of 5 stars   (81 Customer Reviews)

Portable, wireless system helps you align your trailer and tow vehicle. Camera comes with magnet mount for simple setup and repositioning. Hand-held monitor has a 2-1/2", color LCD screen. Includes 2 drawstring storage pouches.

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Works just as described! Many other us es! 439977



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SAVES ME MANY STEPS AND NO SCRAPED UP B UMPERS 599883



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Camera and screen work great. I use it use it for hitching up my camer and boat. And i've used for more then just my hitch. It has also been great to use on the back of our 31' camper, when I attach it to my bumper. It only takes a couple of times to get the hang of things. Screen is easy to see and camera has strong magnetic base, with a good field of view. Glad I got it and have recommended it to friends. 398973


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Excellent. It still works great.

Steve F - 06/25/2018

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I bought this for my husband so he could use it when hooking up the truck to our fifth-wheeler and we both love it! I love it because now he doesn't need me to guide him. He loves it because it works as described. The camera can be placed on any metal surface because of the magnet, and he can angle it whichever way he needs to. He can also use it when backing into camp sites. Originally he said he didn't want one, but I gave it to him for Christmas anyway. He's very happy that I did. The picture on the monitor is clear; we have not had any problems with signal strength or interference. Wireless is definitely convenient! 63373



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This is my second Swift Hitch. I not only use the system to hook up but also I am a sound engineer. I use the system to look under stage floors and such to discover how wiring may be done. This unit can see in the dark better than the naked eye. Great piece of gear. Well made and works. 62995


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I still use the Swift Hitch as a valuable tool. The thing is just great for the purpose it was designed as well as many other tasks. The only negative I have is the receiver battery will drain down in about a week if left in the unit even if it is not turned on. I just take the battery out after each use. I now charge the battery every two months even if it is still working.I would recommend the unit and if lost I would replace it with another Swift Hitch.

William - 07/17/2014

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Just recovering from a neck surgery with a very stiff neck. Swift Hitch portable camera system made it very easy for me to hook up horse trailer this weekend with few moves. However, my truck has blue tooth phone connection. May be this is a reason for the receiver monitor having lines, making it very difficult for me to see anything between cotton balls. I had to hold the monitor out of the window, finding a sweet spot to complete the hitching. It would be nice if charging could be done from 110V outlet. Driving around charging both bateries 2,5 hours ( as suggested ) was not fun. Over all I like this system, it helps. But a larger screen, cleaner-crisper picture and a longer depth of field would have been nicer to have. 62558



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Swift Hitch: Wow! It's amazing how one product can bring back the joy of boating! I have to push (front hitch) my boat into our backyard because the alley behind the house is very tight. This makes the hook-up so easy AND then I place it on the back of the trailer (now the front-most part) and use it to assist making the turn into the backyard. Could not do it without it!! Snap-On Towing Mirrors: Fit very nicely and secure. Add just the right amount of additional mirror range needed for backing up my pontoon!! Great product!! The best part of this sale was how super helpful the sales representative from etrailer was in helping me find a solution to my concerns!! THANKS VINCE!!! 167995



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I would like to say your product is great does just what I need. The company I work for pulls campers to natural gas well sites to act as mobile offices and sleeping quarters in remote areas.I do not have the time to get out of the truck 20 times to see if I'm lined up with a trailer to hook up. The night vision is great to because alot of times it is very dark on a site where the trailers are parked and I can go in the dead of night not worrying about how to hook up in the dark. Thank you very much for this product and a great customer service staff!!! 62637



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It saves me from getting in and out of my truck when hooking my trailer but it takes getting used to because of the angle of the camera. So it makes it a little difficult to line up perfectly underneath the hitch. Also the camera and or screen picks up electrical interference, possibly from the ignition of the vehicle, so the screen isn't clear until you position the screen in a way where the interference seems to subside. So you have to wait a lot for the interference to lessen to see clearly to back up. It will scratch your paint when attaching and removing the camera but if you put a slim piece of paper under the mount like I do you can avoid the scratches. 485503



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Bought the Swift Hitch Camera System because the price was very good. I have seen some other systems and they did not have the night vision or you needed to upload an app to use your smart phone to me was not that smart or the price was way too much for what we needed it for. It's works great! No more yelling back and forth with my wife to make sure that I am lined up right for the hitch. And it works great for when we get to the campsite. I just mount it on the bumper of my camper and back it right in on the site right where I want to put it. I have already showed it to a few camping friends who are going to get one too! 185218



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HAVE NOT HAD TIME TO UNPACK THE ITEM ORDERED, HOWEVER YOUR COMPANY IS GREAT TO DEAL WITH. I HAVE ORDERED FROM YOU BEFORE, SAME RESULTS.........THANX AGAIN......EDD...... 703448



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I am hooking up trailers often, so I get a lot of use out of my Swift Hitch Alignment Camera & Monitor. I have purchased a couple of these outfits for my neighbors as well and they really like them. It works really great, no jumping in & out of my truck to see if I'm lined up, so it saves a lot of time. I definitely recommend the Swift Hitch Alignment Camera & Monitor to anyone who uses trailers. Thanks 597778



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The pros: Has worked flawlessly since purchased. Very useful and made a nuisance chore connecting to my trailers quite easy once you visually gaged the depth of the hitch ball in relation to the trailer tongue a few times. Nice product. Good picture day or night. The cons: A little pricey. I'm thinking most people wouldn't shell out this kind of money. Camera magnet could be stronger but works. In a nutshell....good job and would recommend to my friends and have. 571415


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Great despite being left in the rain. Receiver screen was all fogged up and was afraid to charge it. Put in a bag of rice for a week. Charged now and still working great!

John C - 10/04/2019

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I received the product faster than scheduled and it was everything I expected. I charged it and tried it that evening and it was fantastic! 518682



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Ordered it great price works great hopefully this helps others to get this much needed when you have a big travel trailer I'm got here in record time 493277



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we all know the product is tops. but it also takes great service and communication to make it top shelf. the folks at etrailer do just that. simply the best . their follow up is top notch. shipping is fast . thanks guys 486239



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Just received the camera system but so far it seems like a very system. 483931


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Still pleased with the camera system

Firewalker1105 - 03/12/2019

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Haven't used it yet but am charging it. Looks very solid and well made 466582


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use the backup camera on my RV specifically when trying to hook my jeep up to the hitch. For that purpose it is excellent.

Richard S - 01/11/2019

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After installing a tool box in my pickup bed, I could no longer see my goose neck hitch. It works perfect for that now and in 1-2 moves I am exactly where I need to be. It also is working for my bumper hookup and will soon use it on my tractor to help connect a hitch on my loader. It is becoming a VERY useful tool for us. 461005



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Product works great! 419193



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Hooked up trailer in one try 418986



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Suggest manufacturer invest in more accurate tape measure. Mine works great at 13 yards or less. It is really of no value beyond 13 yards. 411694



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I have occasional use of the back up camera on my pick up truck and on the winch of my tractor. The battery life is good. It is hard to see the screen in the sunlight. It has made it a lot easier to hook up equipment on my truck and tractor. 374380



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I use the Swift Hitch to assist in connecting a 5th wheel equipment trailer. It sure beats getting in & out of the pickup multiple times! 357114



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battery tab in monitor broke off so was not making contact, had to Mgyver it. Wish I could hard wire the camera 347955



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Great little camara for the money. Added my own tablet as monitor for some applications. You can also mount a bigger magnetic plate and use suction cups. Like the night mode. Hats off to Pat C. At etrailer for same day shipping. Great service and free shipping. Thanks. Clay 324633


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Great. As others have said, charge both units first. Really comes in handy for many uses. I pull 10 ton goose neck and pintle. Camara works great. Metal barn does effect somewhat but still works. Not sure how long battery will last, good so far.

Clay S - 12/13/2017

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My husband uses this to hook up to gooseneck trailers and tractor implements. He loves it! Easy to use and great size. 318777



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Great product Transportable to any vehicle Love the night feature. 311655



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exactly what I needed, great product???? 299345



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Purchased this to replace a Master Lock backup camera in which I used maybe 4-5 times and the LCD screen on the receiver died after a couple of years. Expect to use the Swift Hitch within the next week or so however I have tested it. Seems to work as advertised. Another reviewer mentioned the field of view is too small and I agree. The Master Lock camera had a field of view of probably 25 feet. More importantly the image on the hand held receiver of the Swift Hitch is almost impossible to see in bright sun light. This is true even when sitting inside my truck and attempting to shield the monitor from sun light. I stood in my garage while the camera was on and still had difficulty seeing the image. Although I still plan to use the device, given the small field of view and extremely poor image quality in bright sun light (a issue I did not have with Master Lock), this product is over priced and received a low rating. 296900



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Excellent product plus excellent servic e. 287255



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Works great never had a problem makes hooking up to camper and boat without a spotter much easier. Don't have to get out of the truck 10 times and don't worry about backing into the trailer. 276156


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Still working same as new took some time to learn exactly how far to back up for perfect alignment. Very happy with product no problems

Terry A - 07/25/2017

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At first I was upset because I thought it was a bigger camera. But once set up, it work great. 263673



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Very good product. Highly recommended. Wish the unit comes with AC charger. 236412



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I have used this camera for four years to assist in hooking up my airstream trailer to Hensley hitch system. I am by my self traveling full time without this system in would be impossible to hook up. Once charge up it never failed Highly recommend to any one allow pulling a trailer 190713



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I bought the Swift Hitch to aid backing my boat trailer into my warehouse without neck strain. Unit worked well overall and has good quality housing material. Wireless camera magnetic base fits conveniently on boat gunnel next to cleat, and at end of trailer frame. Tested approx. 50ft between wireless camera and monitor, beyond this distance, picture starts to fade. Some picture flickering due to interference, and can be corrected by moving receiver and by turning off smart phone. Night vision feature works very well. 180985



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It is a good Quality product. When you touch it you can tell that it is well built. Picture quality is out standing .Battery life seems to be more than adequate. Love it so far. 173628


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Excellent

Kamal Z - 02/13/2016

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Very pleased with this system. Simple to set up, the camera mounting magnet is plenty strong, my picture is clear and the infrared works great. May purchase another one for a different vehicle. 173359



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Like described. Very handy. 156108



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I have use the Swift Hitch during the day and at night. The night vision was even better that expected. What a helpful device. Randy 147799



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Works good clear picture , interference lines intermittently but not bad enough to stop the view. Need a wider field of view to see everything . Makes hooking up much easier. 145406


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Batteries wont charge any more ,got a truck with built i camera so I havent tried to get it fixed. Replacable batteries would make a better unit then the rechargable system used. 3 stars

Dave j - 08/08/2015

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Swift Hitch Wireless back up camera was ordered right from our camp site in Ocean City, MD based on camper recommendation. Rec'd at site within 3 days. Everything about unit is great except distance from truch hitch to RV ball/hitch NOT far enough to say a perfect unit. Cameras field of view is a little narrow but if one backs up slow, corection(s) can be made in time to get it right on first or second try. Saved my marriage.....don't need her help/yelling anymore! Unit does work great at night also. I hold small monitor in my hand as I am looking back. Well constructed and company representative very helpful on ordering. Great company/service and good back up camera. 141085


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Saved my marriage... Good one - I know exactly what your talking about. I laugh everytime I think about it.

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This was just what I needed. With my old boat being 14', I could come close to the ball and then move the trailer. But I bought a 19' center console boat that's too heavy to move. The Swift Hitch camera is ideal. I can now back up under the ball the first time every time. No more getting in and out of the car to see where I am. Its great! 132080



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I like it. It was necessary to call the help number to get it working. It may seem simple now but there were no instructions telling me to hold the display button for 3-5 seconds to turn it on. 122049


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The swift hitch was exactly what I was looking for. Do not have to worry about tearing something up trying to line up the ball and hitch.

Scott N - 04/06/2015

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Better than I had expected 118336



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This hitch aligner system is a big help for me. I use it to help me align the gooseneck hitch on my camper to the ball located in the bed of my pick-up truck. It is impossible for me to see the ball and the hitch from the drivers seat this system helps me connect the camper to the truck. 118323



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This is great. We own three vehicles and can just take it from one vehicle to another. The picture quality is great. We got the one with night vision! 111442



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I haven't used the camera to hitch up yer, but in playing with it, the product looks excellent with a clear picture. In addition to using it as a hitch camera, I'm going to feed it 12 volt power and use it in the rear window of my trailer as a rear view cam. Also will be useful for keeping am eye on the campsite with the night vision feature. 110343



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great product. easy to use, makes trailer hook-ups a one person one shot deal. clear screen and mag. camera is the nuts! 107016



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Con-Needs a holder for the monitor, everything else is excellent. 106442


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  • Can the Rear View Safety Wireless Hitch Camera # RVS-83112 be Used to Monitor Horses Inside Trailer
  • You could use the Rear View Safety Wireless Hitch Camera # RVS-83112 to monitor your horses, but the camera for the system automatically turns off after 15 minutes to help save the battery. Unless your trip is less than 15 minutes I would look at another system that will stay on for extended periods of time. For a similar system that has a camera with a longer power life I recommend the Swift Hitch Wireless Camera and Monitor # 04928. The radio frequency can transmit up to a distance...
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  • Wireless Backup Camera for Hitch Alignment
  • We offer all sorts of camera systems including specialized ones made specifically for hitch alignment. This type can be selected on the linked page. We have items such as the low-cost wired Hopkins Smart Hitch camera # HM50002 that includes a 3-1/2-inch monitor as well as wireless systems that use your Smartphone as the display, such as the RVS Wifi Backup Camera System # RVS-83112-WIFI. RVS also offers a version with an included 3-1/2-inch monitor, item # RVS-83112. Each of these options...
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  • Recommended Swift Hitch Alignment Camera with Night Vision and Monitor
  • To get the wireless camera similar to the # SH04 along with a monitor, you will want the Swift Hitch Wireless Hitch Alignment Camera and Monitor - Night Vision - 4-Hour Camera Battery # 04928. This is the only separate monitor that will work with the Swift Hitch camera unless you use the smartphone or tablet app. The monitor is not currently available separately. You may also be interested in the Storage Case for the Swift Hitch Wireless Camera System # PC02 which is a nice way to...
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  • Rear View Safety Wireless Hitch Camera
  • The camera you asked about is exactly the same as the Rear View Safety Wireless Hitch Camera # RVS-83112 with the exception that this one uses a 9 volt battery and not a rechargeable battery and the same features, including shut off, apply to both. You also cannot rig either to an external power source and neither will work reliably inside a trailer, they are designed to be used outside a trailer. The option that I recommend over the Rear View is the Swift Hitch Wireless Camera and Monitor...
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  • Does Swift Hitch Wireless Hitch Alignment Replacement Camera Come with a Monitor
  • Swift Hitch Wireless Hitch Alignment Camera # SH01-C is just a replacement camera. The whole system that comes with a monitor and power cables is # 04928. I have linked a video review of this camera system for you.
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  • Back Up Camera for Hooking Up Fifth Wheel Trailer on 2015 Ford F-250
  • For a camera to help hook up your fifth wheel trailer I suggest a wireless system, like the Swift Hitch Wireless Hitch Alignment Camera and Monitor # 04928. With a wireless camera it won't need to stay mounted on your truck except when you're using it. If you prefer a hardwired option the Rear View Safety Backup Camera System with Trailer Tow Quick Connect Kit # RVS-770613-213.
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  • Recommendations to Assist with Aligning a 5th Wheel Hitch and Trailer King Pin
  • The # KSC088 K-Source backup mirror would work for aligning your fifth-wheel hitch and king pin, but this mirror will only allow you to see a field up to 6' behind the mirror. If your truck has a long bed, you would not be able to see the king pin until you backed up enough to get it into the field of vision for the mirror. The Swift Hitch wireless backup camera # 04928 would work great for aligning your trailer and fifth-wheel hitch. You can mount the camera on any metal surface...
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  • Recommended Options For Better Fifth Wheel Hitching Visibility
  • I have a few possible solutions for you. The low-tech approach would use a mirror like part # KSC088. The mirror would stick to the outside of your rear window, and could be angled in such a way so that you can easily see how your hitch and king pin are lining up. A more high tech approach would use a camera like the # RA7710 from Rampage. The camera has a magnetic base that would allow it to mount in your truck bed. The camera would use your Android or iOS smart phone as a monitor....
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  • Options for Improved Rear Visibility When Towing Trailer with 2007 Toyota Tundra
  • A blind-spot (or hot spot) convex mirror like the CIPA # 49403 and # CM49805 can be affixed to your factory mirror to give you your preferred view of the road and vehicles behind you. These will display the image of what is behind you based on exactly where you install it. Blind Spot Mirror # CM49805 can be installed on the bottom of your mirror if that is better for visibility. If you want to have a separate view for easier parking you might want to consider either a separate door-mount...
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  • Having Trouble Lining Up 2014 Ford F-350 and Gooseneck Trailer
  • For a gooseneck hitch and trailer I think the best solution would be to use the Swift Hitch camera # 04928. You can mount this camera pretty much anywhere and turn it on when needed (it doesn't tap into the vehicle wiring). The base is magnetic so you could attach the camera to the gooseneck coupler to line up the truck and trailer perfectly.
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  • Adding Lights and Reflectors to Make Pro Series Trailer Hitch Cargo Carrier More Visible
  • You have a couple of light kit options for the Pro Series carrier # 63153. For regular incandescent lights you can use # 20174. And for the LED light version use # 98174LED. I have linked a couple of videos on these light kits for you. To add reflective strips you can use # RE418T. You will likely have to trim them to fit but they will definitely make the carrier more visible. You could use marker # DM35RS to attach to the basket so that you can see it in your mirrors. The pole is...
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  • Backup Camera that Can Mount in Truck Bed Under Camper Shell
  • Our backup cameras were designed to be on the outside of a vehicle exposed to the weather so they'd easily handle being mounted on the inside of a truck camper shell. For that the Rear View Safety Backup Camera part # RVS-155W would be a great option. It's wireless so you wouldn't have to come up with a way to get the camera signal from the truck bed to the truck cab. It comes with a 5 inch monitor that normally attaches to a windshield. I attached a link to a review video for the kit for...
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  • Battery in Swift Hitch Wireless Hitch Alignment Camera and Monitor System # 04928 Will Not Charge
  • Both the camera and the monitor in the Swift Hitch Wireless Hitch Alignment Camera and Monitor System # 04928 have internal rechargeable lithium-ion batteries. Both the camera and monitor units require an initial charge of 2 and 2-1/2 hours respectively. It is possible that your charging cable is damaged. We offer a replacement 12V charging cable # PC01 that can charge both the camera and monitor at the same time. If you have a circuit tester like # 40376 you can test your existing...
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  • Recommended Rear-View Camera Solution to Assist Hitching Gooseneck Trailer
  • Although many of the camera systems we offer might be modified or altered in some way that would allow the camera to mount to the inside of the rear window glass, none of them are designed to mount that way directly out of the box. My best recommendation for a camera-type solution would be the Swift Hitch Portable Wireless Camera System, available with a 4-hour battery, part # 04928 or a 10-hour battery, as part # SH02DIGITAL. Both systems are rechargeable and the cameras can be temporarily...
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  • Recommend Backup Camera for Truck and 45 Ft Enclosed Trailer
  • I recommend going with a camera that has a longer range like the Swift Hitch Portable Wireless Camera with Night Vision, part # 04928. The Swift Hitch Camera has a transmission distance of up to 300 feet if there are no obstructions. Part # 04928 also has a night vision feature that will come in handy when backing up at night. The other great part about part # 04928 is that the monitor plugs into a 12 volt outlet in the cab of your truck and has a wireless signal.
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  • Backup Camera for Use with Eighteen Wheeler Trailers
  • We have a couple of options that might work out well for you. The Swift hitch line is very versatile and they have a long wireless transmission range (range is diminished with obstacles between the camera and monitor). For a single camera system we have # 04928 and the water resistant version is # SH02DIGITAL. And then there is a two camera system with relay antenna for more than 1 view using 1 monitor, # SH03D. All three of these systems have night vision cameras. The cameras can either...
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  • Which Back Up Camera Works Best for Hitch Alignment
  • You could go with something like the Swift Hitch Trailer Hitch Aligner Portable Wireless Camera System with Night Vision # 04928 which has more maneuverability and you can point it directly at your trailer ball. The down side is that this unit uses rechargeable batteries and sticks out considering its size and color.
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  • Swift Hitch Camera Battery Replacement
  • According to my contacts at Swift Hitch, the battery in the camera portion of the Swift Hitch System # 04928 is replaceable. However this is not just a normal battery swap out, the battery in the camera is soldered in place. So for replacement you would have to remove the existing battery and solder the new one in place. If you do not feel comfortable with this, Swift Hitch will replace the battery for you if you will send them your camera. Once the 4 screws are removed you should...
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  • What Back-Up Camera Can be Used with a 32 Foot Travel Trailer
  • At that trailer length, I recommend the Swift Hitch Camera, part # 04928. It will transmit up to 300 ft. with no obstructions. I would mount it towards the top of the trailer to get better signal transmission. The camera and monitor have built-in batteries and the kit includes a charger that will charge both from your cigarette lighter port.
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  • Will a Ball Mount and Ball Make the Alert Sound on Hopkins Rear View Camera with Backup Sensors
  • The alert will most likely sound with a ball mount that close to the sensors in the Hopkins Rear View Camera with Backup Sensors, # HM60195VA. You can adjust the sensors up a little but there is still a good chance it will sound the alert. The ball mount and ball should not have an adverse effect on the focus of the image. You could remove the ball mount before backing up so that the alert will not sound or try mounting the unit in an alternate location. What I recommend is the Swift...
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  • Recommended Wirelss Backup Camera with Airstream Trailer
  • Aluminum trailers, like your Airstream can interfere with a wireless signal. What we have found to work best is to mount the camera towards one side and the signal is generally stronger when the monitor (with this system your phone) is on the same side of the truck. For a full time back up camera that uses a wireless signal I suggest the Rear View Safety WiFi Backup Camera System # RVS-020813. This camera system installs by splicing into the the reverse light circuit. This provides...
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  • Troubleshooting Swift Hitch Camera Where Reception Has Gotten Worse Over Time
  • The reception shouldn't be fading with time on the Swift Hitch which leads me to believe the TPMS you have could possibly be interfering. You could try disconnecting them to see if the signal changes, but either way moving the camera up higher should improve the reception so I would try that first?
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  • Available Types of Backup Camera Systems for Use on Leer Truck Cap
  • We offer several different backup camera systems that you can see on the linked page. These include both wired and wireless types, such as the Swift Hitch # 04928 that even includes night-vision capability. At this time we have no camera systems designed expressly for the Leer caps' third brake light, or CHMSL (center high-mount stop light), but we do have a universal-fit system from Rear View Safety, part # RVS-917619P. This and other application-specific cameras are shown on the link. ...
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  • How Well Does the Hopkins Smart Hitch Backup Camera Work at Night
  • I actually owned a Hopkins Smart Hitch backup camera, # HM50002, for a little over a year and I never had any problems at night. The reverse lights on my vehicle at the time where at about the same level up from the ground as the camera and provided adequate light in the dark. Every vehicle is different though. For a camera system that does have lights for night vision I recommend the Shift Hitch # 04928. The great thing about this system is that it does not have to be permanently installed...
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  • Can I use a Larger Video Display for the Swift Hitch Wireless Backup Camera System # 04928
  • Yes, you can use the video out cable from the Swift Hitch Wireless Camera System, # 04928, to use a larger video display. I tested this on an 80 inch LED TV at our offices here and it will work. The resolution does not improve, but the video quality is still very good. As long as your 12 volt DVD monitor has the RCA video input, then this will work. Since you also plan on using this on a skid-steer, I recommend mounting the camera as high above the engine compartment as possible and...
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  • Back Up Camera Options for Backing Boat Trailer
  • Wireless back up cameras are designed to withstand the the elements when installed on the license plate frame of a passenger vehicle, but they're not capable of being submerged. Repeated immersion in water will eventually damage the camera. I recommend going with a completely wireless option like the Swift Hitch system, part # 04928. The wireless camera can be magnetically mounted to a dry location on the trailer. The camera even has an infrared function that allows night vision.
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  • Backup Camera Recommendation for a 2008 Chevy Silverado 3500 with Camper In Bed
  • You could use a magnetic mount camera such as # RVS-83112 placed on the hitch or ball mount if you wanted to. Otherwise you could use a license plate frame style camera such as # HM60195VA. A magnetic style is great if you have more than one vehicle you want to use it on. The license plate camera has the benefit of being a hardwire installation instead of wireless so there is little to no chance of interference.
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  • Backup Camera Recommendation to See Behind 5th Wheel Trailer
  • The Swift Hitch camera, # 04928, would work but you would want to mount it at the top rear of the 5th wheel trailer in order to receive and maintain a signal. The problem with that is you have to manually turn the camera on so having it up high would make doing so difficult. I recommend version # SH03D which is a 2 camera system but it comes with an antenna so that the signal will be stronger to the in-cab monitor. That way you can mount the camera in an easy to reach place and not worry...
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  • Recommended Wireless Camera for Aluminum Trailer
  • I do have a solution for you, however there isn't a good way to permanently mount the Rampage Wireless Backup Camera # RA7710 to your trailer and since the trailer is aluminum you won't be able to utilize the magnetic base. A better option will be with the Swift Hitch Wireless Camera and Monitor # 04928. Like the Rampage System this camera does have a magnetic base but it also features pre-drilled holes that can be used to permanently mount the camera using a couple 1/8 inch screws or...
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  • Recommended Hitch Alignment and Backup Camera on 2006 Dodge Ram 3500
  • For quick setup back up camera to use for hitch alignment the Swift Hitch Wireless Hitch Alignment Camera and Monitor # 04928 is a great option. It mounts on your 2006 Dodge Ram 3500 magnetically and connects wirelessly to the hand held monitor. Both the camera and monitor use 4-hour rechargable batteries and can be charged simultaneously using the included 12-volt DC charger. The camera also has built in infrared lights for night vision. For a more permenant option, the Hopkins Smart...
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