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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 (discontinued) 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...
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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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  • 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 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Does Rear View Safety Camer # RVS-155W Come with Wiring
  • The Rear View Safety Wireless Backup Camera # RVS-155W that you referenced comes with all needed install hardware and wiring. All of the wires you mentioned are included. Our installers have noted that additional butt connectors and wiring may be needed.
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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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  • How to Install the Rear View Safety Backup Camera System # RVS-770613
  • Although we may not have an installation video for your exact vehicle, you can follow the attached installation video for when we installed the Rear View Safety Backup Camera System # RVS-770613 on a 2011 Ford Van. The installation process basically involves you choosing where you would like the camera and monitor mounted and then running the cables in a desired location from one to the other. A 0.8 inch hole will need to be drill through any walls in the way, and a split grommet used...
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  • Reliable Wireless Backup Camera Kit Recommendation
  • To be perfectly honest...if you are looking for a backup camera setup that's going to last you a long time I would recommend avoiding the Hopkins and Peak brands. If we are going to have a customer come back with an issue on a wireless camera we offer it's going to be one of those two brands. The Rear View Safety brand on the other hand is very reliable and would be the solution I would recommend highly. So for a setup that has a 5 inch display screen the Rear View Safety Wireless Backup...
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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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  • 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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  • Is Rear View Safety Wireless Side Camera Waterproof, Installation, and Can Signal Booster be Used
  • I did a little digging and found that the Rear View Safety Wireless Side Camera # RVS-775W as a whole carries an IP68 rating. The 6 indicates that it is dust tight meaning dust cannot get in. The 8 indicates continuous immersion in water at a depth of 1 to 3 meters for a given amount of time. So what all that means is that rain or washing the RV will not cause water to get inside the unit and it will function properly. Unless the camera is submerged deep under water and/or underwater for...
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Troubleshooting Rear View Safety Wireless Camera # RVS-83112
  • The Rear View Safety Wireless Hitch Camera # RVS-83112 utilizes wireless connection, so if that signal is interrupted, the camera will automatically shut off after 15 minutes. It sounds like the connection issue may be due to a loose 12V accessory connection. If power is lost to the monitor, that would obviously also cause a pairing issue. All 12V accessory connections should be a standard size, so you may want to check for bent ground or power connections on that unit. The battery...
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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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  • 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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  • Rear View Backup Camera Compatible With Ford Rear View Mirror Plugs
  • Unfortunately, there isn't a system compatible with the factory auto dimming mirror from Ford. You can replace the factory mirror, but the wiring will still require running wires and you will unfortunately lose the factory functionality in order to upgrade. The system I recommend is the Rear View Safety G-Series Backup Camera System - Auto Dimming, # RVS-776718-D. Although this doesn't plug into your factory system, you will still have the auto-dimming available to you.
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  • Rear View Camera Recommendation for Back of RV
  • The Rear View Safety Wireless Camera part # RVS-155W would be an excellent option for you as it has a 70 foot interference free range and 18 LED diodes for night vision as well. It also has a 130 degree viewing angle as well. This would be great for seeing behind your RV.
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  • Recommended Backup Camera System for 2018 Shasta Oasis
  • The backup camera system I highly recommend for your 2018 Shasta Oasis is the Rear View Safety Backup Camera System with Side Cameras and Quick Connect Kit # RVS-770616-2133. It features 3 cameras in total; 2 side cameras and 1 backup camera so you can get the most out of the system. The Rear View Safety System's side cameras have a 120 degree viewing angle with 30' of nightvision, while the backup camera has a 130 degree viewing angle and 50' of nightvision. It is also IP69K rated,...
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  • Recommendation For Backup Camera For Kodiak Cub 175BH Camper Trailer Towed By 2018 GMC Canyon
  • For a backup camera for your Kodiak Cub 175HB travel trailer being towed by your 2018 GMC Canyon, I recommend the Rear View Safety Backup Camera System, Item # RVS-770613-213. This unit is hardwired so signals are sent through the wires from the camera to the monitor. A nice advantage to this system is once installed pairing and connection will not be an issue. If you prefer a wireless system that will need pairing, I recommend the Voyager Digital Wireless Observation System, Item...
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  • Installation of Wireless Backup Camera # RVS-091406 on 2018 Forest River Palomino Solaire Camper
  • The Rear View Safety Wireless Backup Camera System # RVS-091406 will allow you to run the camera all the time. You will simply wire the power of the transmitter to your running lights on your trailer instead of your reverse light function. This will allow the camera to stay active anytime the running lights of your trailer are on. It will give you a 130 degree viewing angle as well as 9 infrared lights for night vision. I recommend installing it higher than your bumper, but you...
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  • Recommended Wireless Backup Camera Continuously Connected
  • Certain systems will work better than others under continuous use. Some cameras may fail if used all the time and most battery systems will overheat and shut down if not fail. I recommend the Rear View Safety Wireless Backup Camera System - 5" Single Screen Display # RVS-155W which can have the power wired into your running lights for continual use. This comes with a monitor that will work well up to 70 feet. An alternative is to use the Rear View Safety WiFi Backup Camera System...
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  • Does Rear View Safety Wireless Backup Camera Come With Adapter?
  • The Rear View Safety Wireless Backup Camera System # RVS-155W does not come with the Furrion adapter; the following is what is included: - LED Wireless Color Monitor - Waterproof Wireless Backup Camera with Infra-red Night Vision - Suction Cup Mount - 2 Wireless Antennas - Camera Power Cable - Monitor Hard Wire Cable - Monitor Cigarette Lighter Cable - Screw Kit for Camera Installation
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  • Rear View Safety Camera Installation for Viewing Almost Directly Behind
  • The Rear View Safety Wireless Backup Camera System - 5" Single Screen Display # RVS-155W is intended to work in the 90 Degree mount and will swivel up. It will not allow you to move it the full 180 degrees because the mount as well as the antenna will not allow it. The viewing angle will give you 130 degrees of view so you will be able to see behind you well without that 180 degree positioning. I think this camera will meet your needs to get close to the position you desire and give...
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  • Can Rear View Safety Back Up Camera kit part # RVS-155W Allow View Behind Vehicle at all Times
  • In order to wire a backup camera to be on all of the time like with the Rear View Safety Back Up Camera kit part # RVS-155W, you would have to wire it into the running light circuit instead of the reverse light circuit. This way, when you wanted it on, you would just turn the running lights on. This would be the easiest way to turn it off and on.
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  • Third Brake Light Backup Camera for a 2000 Ford Excursion
  • Rear View Safety Third Brake Light with Camera # RVS-915 is designed specifically for Jason truck caps (camper shells, toppers) and is not a confirmed fit for a 2000 Ford Excursion. There isn't a custom fit option for your Excursion but we do have Rear View Safety Third Brake Light with Camera # RVS-917619P which is a surface mounted universal application that includes a monitor. Or use # RVS-917 with your existing Infotainment system by using adapter # RVS-RCA5 which has RCA style connectors. I...
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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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