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Old 07-01-2015, 12:25 PM   #1
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12 Volt Wiring Access

I just purchased some wireless back up cameras to mount on the rear and both sides of my 2015 Z-1 ZT301BH Zinger. The images are transmitted wirelessly but the power supply is 12 Volt. I want to be able to safely but cosmetically hide and secure the wires. Does anybody know of a good location to access the 12 volt system without running wires down the side of the trailer where it can't be seen?
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Old 07-01-2015, 03:43 PM   #2
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I would mount them near the clearance lights, and take the 12 volts from the lights. Turn on the running lights and the cameras will have power.
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That's a perfect solution. Thank you.
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That will certainly provide the power needed to operate the cameras. But I wonder, do the cameras transmit on the same frequency, or is each one individually paired with a corresponding monitor?? If not, then it seems that using more than one camera would cause some interference.... perhaps someone tech savvy can chime in(?)
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So far, I don't think there haven't been any good reports from anybody that has tried using wireless cameras on the back of the RV.
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I've tried putting my magnetic hitch cam on the back of the TT, but like Lloyd says, results are poor. What I want is a camera to look down from a helo drone hovering about 30 feet above the rig. A God's-eye view! I'm sure we'll see one in CW soon enough! LOL
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I've tried putting my magnetic hitch cam on the back of the TT, but like Lloyd says, results are poor. What I want is a camera to look down from a helo drone hovering about 30 feet above the rig. A God's-eye view! I'm sure we'll see one in CW soon enough! LOL
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The camera site is Order Your Wireless Backup Camera from Tadibrothers Today!. None of it is analog. The monitor is basically a tablet PC without other functions. The cameras connect to the monitor via WIFI. Multiple cameras shouldn't cause interference just like you can have multiple wireless connections with computers or other devices with your wireless router. The main thing is distance and obstructions to the transmitter. They rate it at a much longer distance than the length of my trailer. The monitor will receive up to 4 wireless inputs. You can view as split screen or scroll through each camera one at a time. I only have 3. I am installing them on Sunday. I will let y'all know how it goes.
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The camera site is Order Your Wireless Backup Camera from Tadibrothers Today!. I am installing them on Sunday. I will let y'all know how it goes.
Thanks for posting the link. Looks interesting and I am looking forward to your report.
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