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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Comparing the Rear View Safety Wifi Camera and Furrion Wireless Camera Options
  • Both the Rear View Safety, parts # RVS-020813 and # RVS-020770, and the Furrion systems, parts # FRC12TA-BL and # FOS48TA-BL, are great options when it comes to adding a camera system to your towing setup. The terms "Backup" and "Observation" are relative to what you want it to do. If you only want the camera to work as a backup camera then you will need to wire it so that it receives power from the reverse lights which are only active when in reverse. For an observation system you will...
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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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  • Backup Camera Options for a 2018 Ford F-150 Towing an RV
  • I do have some options for you to add a backup camera to your towing setup, but we do not have anything that will tie in directly to the camera system on your 2018 Ford F-150. The best option would be for you to use the Rear View Safety Wireless Backup Camera System # RVS-4CAM which is wireless and comes with 1 backup camera. I recommend this option because you can add up to 3 more cameras and look at them in a "quad view" on the included 7" monitor. You can add additional cameras with...
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  • Recommended Four Camera Wireless Camera System With One Monitor For Truck And Trailer
  • For a Wireless 4 Camera System, I recommend the Rear View Safety Wireless Backup Camera System - 7" Quad View Display with Built-in DVR # RVS-4CAM. If you have any aluminum in your trailer system, it can cause interference to wireless connectivity so if you have an aluminum trailer, I recommend you go with a wired system. For a Wired 4 camera system, I recommend the Rear View Safety Backup Camera System - 4 Camera Setup - Quad View Monitor # RVS-062710. For a tractor trailer, I recommend...
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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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  • 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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  • Backup Camera System Recommendation for 35 Foot Class A Motorhome
  • I have the perfect solution for fitting your 35 foot class A motorhome with a backup camera system. The Rear View Safety Backup Camera System with Side Cameras, # RVS-770616N, will give you the visibility you need. I personally prefer the wired systems because you don't have to deal with any interference and have a reliable system when you need it. The 2-color CCD side cameras have 120 degree viewing angle and use 9 infrared lights per camera for 30' of infrared night vision . The heavy-duty...
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Recommended Second Camera For Wireless Rear View Safety Camera System
  • A second camera can come in a couple different forms I recommend for your system. The Replacement Camera for Rear View Safety Wireless Backup Camera System - 130-Degree Viewing Angle, # RVS-257CW is the exact same camera as comes with the # RVS-2CAM. However, the Rear View Safety Wireless Transmitter # RVS-DS can make any RVS wired camera function with the system. You should note this transmitter is not waterproof. For instance, the Rear View Safety Backup Camera - Surface Mount,...
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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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  • Available Wireless Backup Camera Systems
  • We do not offer Yada-compatible products but our range of complete wireless backup camera systems is shown on the linked page. These systems include backup cameras like # RVS-020813 that works with a Smartphone, observation cameras like Furrion # FOS48TA-BL and hitch alignment products such as # RVS-83112-WIFI. Many such items do not offer cross-brand compatibility with products from other makers.
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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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  • 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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  • Battery Life of Camera in Rear View Safety Wireless Hitch Camera System RVS-83112
  • The camera in the Rear View Safety Wireless Hitch Camera System # RVS-83112 has an automatic 15-minute shut-off feature on the camera to conserve the power in the 9V battery that powers it. Battery life is 3 to 5 hours. The monitor part takes in 12V power from an outlet in the tow vehicle so it remains powered. There is a safety concern with having a camera system engaged at all times; it can become a distraction from your primary concern, which is the road in front of you.
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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 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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