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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Recommended Multi-Camera RV Observation System for Towing Travel Trailer
  • For a complete backup/observation camera system for towing your travel trailer you might consider the RVS Backup Camera System with Side Cameras, part # RVS-770616N. This setup includes two side cameras as well as a heavy-duty backup camera. The system has infrared night vision and includes all required cables and installation hardware. Perhaps best of all it includes a large 7-inch display instead of the often-tiny screens found on other systems. You can refer to the linked video to...
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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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  • Recommended Backup Camera Mount for 5th Wheel Tailgate
  • The Husky Liners Premium 5th Wheel Louvered Tailgate with Locking Handle does not have a specific backup camera that fits. My recommendation is the Rear View Safety Backup Camera System - 120-Degree Viewing Angle # RVS-770617N which will allow you to mount the camera wherever you desire. Another option is the Rear View Safety Backup Camera System - Mirror with Monitor - Flush Mount Backup Camera # RVS-772718. If you determine you'd rather have a license plate mount, you can use the...
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Recommended Quad View Monitor With Side View Cameras And Rear Camera Options With Tow Connection
  • We installed the Rear View Safety Backup Camera System - 4 Camera Setup - Quad View Monitor # RVS-062710 on a coach a few months ago and it was really cool. This kit includes the 2 side cameras and the two back up cameras which all have the infrared function for night. This has all the cables needed as well. You can customize a system if you want specific cameras with the # RVS-6137Q. I recommend getting the two side cameras # RVS-775R and # RVS-775L that will give you 9 infrared...
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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 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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  • 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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  • Rear View Safety Backup Camera Recommendation that Has Four Cameras
  • If your goal is to have a total of 4 cameras your best solution is to go with the Rear View Safety Backup Camera System # RVS-062710 as it is very similar to the # RVS-770616-2133 that you referenced except it has the 4th camera you are wanting. The harnesses are slightly different so it would be a lot of piecing together several components to try and add a 4th camera to the # RVS-770616-2133 with the # RVS-504 so your best solution is to go with just the # RVS-062710. The prices are pretty...
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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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  • Do WiFi Backup Camera's Require Internet Connection
  • Yes, a WiFi camera such as the Rear View Safety WiFi Hitch Backup Camera System part # RVS-83112-WIFI does not require access to the internet therefore will work out in the boonies where no internet connection is present. The transmitter built into the camera creates a WiFi network that will work anywhere. This technology is similar to Bluetooth in that a wireless signal is transmitted from one device to another without an internet connection I have attached a review video of the above...
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  • Best Place To Mount Backup Camera on Fifth Wheel RV
  • When mounting a wireless backup camera, it is best to mount it as far over on the driver's side as possible. Because the wireless signal has to travel through the camper and the truck, mounting it on the driver's side works to provide the signal with a clearer path to the receiver in the cab of the truck. The strongest place to mount the camera is on the bumper due to the all-metal structure. However, mounting it higher off the ground will provide you with a better vantage point when...
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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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  • Recommended Backup Camera System for Lance Camper on Dodge Ram
  • For your Dodge Ram and Lance Camper, I recommend taking a look at the Rear View Safety Backup Camera System with Trailer Tow Quick Connect Kit # RVS-770613-213. This is a really nice system that features a 7 inch TFT digital LCD color monitor and a color CCD backup camera with a 130-degree viewing angle. The really nice thing about this system for your particular application is that it includes a quick connect/disconnect kit. This will allow you to wire the monitor in your truck and the...
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  • Can Backup Camera be Wired to Something Other Than Reverse Lights so it is Always on
  • You can wire a backup camera, like the Rear View Safety Backup Camera System # RVS-770614, to a different function so that it stays on all of the time. This is actually a common solution that even the manufacturers will recommend for customers to do. If your tail lights turn on when you start the vehicle then running the wire to one of your tail lights for power is a very viable option. Running it to the brake light function is probably not the best solution as that means it will only...
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