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  • Battery Life of Rearview Safety Camera RVS-83112-WiFi
  • The Rearview Safety Camera part # RVS-83112-WIFI has a battery capatity of 2,100 mAh and uses 260 mA when running so that means a fully charged battery will last right at 8 hours.
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  • Recommended Wirelss Backup Camera with Airstream Trailer
  • For a full time back up camera that uses a wireless 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 power to the camera. If your trailer does not have reverse lights you will have to wire into a circuit to provide power. The wireless camera then connects via its provided WiFi signal to your iOS or Android smart phone or tablet. You will need to download the free GoVue...
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  • Recommended Wireless Backup Camera for 2017 Winnebago Micro Minnie
  • For a great backup camera system to use when towing your 2017 Winnebago Micro Minnie, I recommend the Rear View Safety Wireless Backup Camera System # RVS-2CAM. This is a wireless system with a large and clear 7 inch LCD color display that features distance grid lines that can be turned off and on for precision and peace of mind when backing up. The screen has a simple cigarette lighter style plug that will make it easy to plug in whenever you tow your trailer. The backup camera has...
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  • How to Pick Between Rear View Safety Back Up Cameras RVS-83112 and Wifi Model
  • Essentially the two camera kits have the same cameras but have different monitor options. The # RVS-83112 comes with a monitor that plugs into a cigarette lighter port. The # RVS-83112-WIFI connects with your phone or tablet with a wifi signal that allows for communication. Realistically that will be the only difference. If it were me I would go with the one with the monitor though as I wouldn't want to use my cell phone as the monitor since it would also require a mount too. Reception...
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  • What Is The WiFi Range Of The Rear View Safety WiFi Hitch Backup Camera System?
  • There is an uninterrupted distance of up to 50 feet. The installation details for the Rear View Safety WiFi Hitch Backup Camera System - Wireless, # RVS-83112-WiFi reference this. I've attached them for you to further assist.
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  • Purpose of Wire on Back of Camera of Rear View Safety WiFi Backup Camera System RVS-83112-WiFi
  • The cable you see that plugs into the back of the camera part # RVS-83112-WiFi is a USB cable that is for powering the unit. The feedback on our Rear View Safety cameras has been very positive. Some of the cameras we have carried in the past were prone to interference but these cameras aren't.
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  • What Back-Up Cameras are Available for a 2017 Wildwood Forest River Travel Trailer?
  • A back-up camera is a really good idea for a travel trailer, and you have a couple options to choose from. Our most popular system, and the one I recommend, is the Backup Camera System with Side Cameras and Quick Connect Kit, # RVS-770616-2133. This is a wired three-camera system; the two side cameras have 120 degree vision and the back-up camera has 130 degree vision. The cameras also hold an IP69K rating, the highest attainable when it comes to keeping out dirt and being waterproof....
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  • Rear View Safety Wireless Hitch Camera Night Operation
  • The Rear View Safety Wireless Hitch Camera # RVS-83112 has 6 Infra-Red lights to give you 30 feet of night vision. This will make it so you can hook up in the dark. I've attached a couple videos for you.
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  • Wiring Diagram for the Rear View Safety Backup Camera # RVS-062710 For Cameras to Monitor
  • I attached a diagram that I took from the instructions for the Rear View Safety Backup Camera # RVS-062710 that shows how all of the monitors connect.
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  • Viewing Angle for Rear View Safety Wireless WiFi Backup Camera # RVS-020813
  • The viewing angle for the Rear View Safety WiFi Backup Camera # RVS-020813 is 130-degrees. Their system # RVS-83112-WIFI has a narrower 120-degree viewing angle. I contacted RVS and Furrion, another maker of similar camera systems, to find out about options that have the wide viewing angle you are looking for. Furrion does not have one but RVS does make a system with a 170-dgree viewing angle, their MV1 Camera system with included monitor # RVS-MV1619P.
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  • Backup camera System for 2008 Mercury Grand Marquis
  • Backup camera systems are not vehicle-specific so the Rear View Safety Backup Camera System # RVS-5350 is a perfectly good option for your customer's 2008 Mercury Grand Marquis. Review and installation videos for this item are linked for you. This is a hardwired installation.
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  • App for Rear View Safety WiFi Hitch Backup Camera System RVS-83112-WIFI in Google Play
  • I spoke with my contact at Rearview Safety and the app Roadvue is still under construction in the Google Play store. Instead they recommended you download the app "saftyeye". Roadvue is in the Apple store though still.
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  • How Does Rear View Safety WiFi Hitch Backup Camera Attach to a Surface
  • The base of the camera in wireless backup camera # RVS-83112-WiFi is magnetic. So you would just place it on a metallic surface and it will stick there. For more permanent installation you would have to drill into the mounting surface to secure it with hardware.
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  • Recommended Rear View Camera for Monitoring Boat While Double Towing
  • To keep an eye on your boat while you are double towing, I recommend the Rear View Safety Wireless Hitch Camera, # RVS-83112, which uses a 9-volt battery to power the camera, and a monitor which plugs into the lighter outlet. The camera is entirely waterproof and the unit has a transmission range of 70 feet. There is also a version which allows you to connect via WIFI, the # RVS-83112-WIFI, so you can view the camera's image on your smartphone or tablet. The camera uses a rechargeable...
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  • Recommended Backup Camera That Uses Smartphone Or Tablet
  • The Rear View Safety Wireless Hitch Camera, part # RVS-83112 you asked about is not designed to work with a smartphone or tablet. We do not carry any systems that is capable of using both a monitor and a smartphone. Rear Safety also makes the # RVS-83112-WIFI. This system uses a WiFi signal to allow you to use a smartphone or tablet to receive the signal from the camera. The transmitter on the camera creates a WiFi network that will work with the Safetyeye app you can download for free.
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  • Wireless Backup Camera Versus WiFi Backup Camera from Rear View Safety
  • Rear View Safety Backup Camera System # RVS-83112-WIFI is the way I would go. The reason is that WiFi is less likely to suffer from any interference issues like other wireless systems. This system will work with iOS and Android devices. This is another advantage because it means that you won't have to have a separate monitor mounted like you would with # RVS-83112. I have included a link to the installation details for you.
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  • Does Rear View Safety WiFi Hitch Backup Camera System Turn Off Automatically
  • I called my contact at Rear View Safety and asked about the WiFi Hitch Backup Camera System, part # RVS-83112-WIFI. They told me that the system is not automatic and that it needs to be operated with the smartphone or tablet APP to turn on and off.
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  • Recommendation for a Wireless Backup Camera with Night Vision
  • Yes, they are the same. Rear View Safety WiFi Hitch Backup Camera System # RVS-83112-WIFI does have night 6 "infra-reds" as they call it for up to 30 feet of distance. For a similar camera that operates on WiFi and has a built in light you can use the Rampage backup camera # RA7710. It is not an infra-red system but rather a regular light that you can turn on and off from your mobile device.
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  • Can Rear View Safety WiFi Hitch Backup Camera # RVS-83112-WIFI be Left on While Travelling
  • The Rear View Safety WiFi Hitch Backup Camera # RVS-83112-WIFI can be permanently mounted to the bumper of your vehicle which would mean that it could be left on while travelling if needed. The magnet of the camera is pretty strong but if you were wanting to travel for a long distance I wouldn't leave it on unless you find a spot for it where it is out of the wind and feels very solid.
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  • Is Rear View Safety WiFi Backup Camera System Waterproof and how Does it Mount?
  • The short answer is yes, the Rear View Safety Backup Camera, # RVS-83112-WIFI, is waterproof. It has a waterproof rating of IP68, which is the highest rating attainable on the IP scale. The first number on that scale tells you how protected the device is against solids; the Rear View's 6 means it is dust tight. The second IP number is protection against liquids, with the Rear View's 8 meaning it can be immersed in water more than one meter deep - not that you would want to leave it...
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  • Wireless Backup Camera that is Android Compatible and Waterproof
  • We have a few wireless cameras that can display on an Android device. First we have Rampage Wireless Backup Camera for Smartphone or Tablet - iOS or Android Item # RA7710. But this camera was not designed to be waterproof or resistant so it doesn't have an IP rating. Next we have Rear View Safety WiFi Hitch Backup Camera System - Wireless Item # RVS-83112-WIFI. Unlike the above camera this one carries an IP68 rating which means it is dust tight and it is waterproof up to 3 meters of...
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  • Recommended Camera and Monitor System to Use with a 20 foot Trailer
  • A lot of it really just depends on what you are looking for in a camera. Some people just want one while they are backing up while others would like to use it for observation. Hardwired vs Wireless is another variable as well. One of the most popular backup cameras that we have comes from Rear View Safety with part # RVS-770613-213. This is a hardwired option that comes with a 66 foot cable for the trailer so it will have no problem running the length of your trailer. It also comes...
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  • Operation of Rear View Safety Wireless Hitch Camera
  • The Rear View Safety Wireless Hitch Camera # RVS-83112 does not turn on when you power on the monitor. You will need to turn the camera on when ever you're hitching up to your trailer. The dimensions of the camera itself are 3 inches wide by 1-1/2 inches deep. It's also 4 inches high.
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  • Vehicle Backup Camera And Trailer Rear Camera With Single Monitor
  • I have a solution for you. I recommend the Rear View Safety Backup Camera System with Trailer Tow Quick Connect Kit - 2 Cameras, # RVS-776614-213, has a camera for your truck and a camera for your trailer. This is a completely wired system with a 7 inch monitor with grid lines. It will automatically switch between the camera on your truck to the camera on your trailer when connected and has infrared on the trailer camera. It has a simple wiring connection between vehicles when towing....
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  • Leaving Rear View Safety Cameras On When Driving Forward
  • You can absolutely leave cameras on and functioning while driving forward as well as in reverse. This can be done with any of the Rear View Safety cameras, including the Rear View Safety Backup Camera System with Trailer Tow Quick Connect Kit - 2 Cameras, # RVS-770614-213. The way in which you wire the camera system will dictate how the camera functions for you. You will want to connect it to a wire that has constant power rather than the reverse function wire that only has power when...
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  • Can Backup Camera be Wired to Trailer's Running Lights to be Used While Driving
  • The Rear View Safety Wireless Backup Camera # RVS-5350-W can be wired to any circuit to supply its power. If you'd rather connect it to the running light circuit you can. Then it will operate whenever you have the trailer's lights on.
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  • Backup Camera System with 3 Cameras and a Monitor that Can View All Channels at the Same Time
  • On 3-camera backup camera system # RVS-MV3077N you can cycle through each camera feed separately but the monitor won't show you all of the views at the same time. To see all views at the same time on one screen you would need a quad view monitor. There is a 4, not a 3, camera system that comes with the quad view monitor. It is # RVS-062710.
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  • Do Side Cameras Come On with Turn Signals on Rear View Safety Backup Camera System RVS-770616N
  • Yes, you can install the Rear View Safety Backup Camera System with Side Cameras Item # RVS-770616N to have the side cameras come on when a turn signal is engaged. There are instructions that explain different ways the cameras can be activated and this is one of the methods explained. It is the method I recommend too so you don't have to worry about manually turning on the cameras while driving.
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  • Does The Rear View Safety Backup Camera 3 Camera System Allow Viewing 3 Sources At Once?
  • The Rear View Safety Backup Camera System - 3 Camera Setup # RVS-770615 does not come with the option to view all camera inputs at once. You would need to toggle between them. However, there is an option that does allow this. You can add the # RVS-504 Power Harness for Rear View Safety Quad View Camera System - 4 Camera as well as the # RVS-97QUAD if you like this system and want that specific functionality. An option you may want to consider is the Rear View Safety Backup Camera System...
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  • Will Rear View Safety WiFi Hitch Backup Camera System RVS-83112-WIFI Work with Android Tablet
  • The Rear View Safety WiFi Hitch Backup Camera System # RVS-83112-WIFI will work with any device that uses the Android operating system, phone or tablet. It will also work with iPhones and iPad tablets. This system's transmitter creates a WiFi network that will work anywhere. It does not require a pre-existing WiFi connection. The installation and operating instructions for this system are linked for you.
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