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Why does a backup camera work without the ground wire connected and is it needed?

I am in the process of installing a backup camera that has the same wiring as shown in this picture: The cable in the middle with a red and black wire coming off of it connects to one of the two ...
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Can a 2013 Nissan tailgate handle fit on a 2012 model?

Looking to install a backup camera on a 2012 Titan I do not like the license place camera setup and found on eBay you can get a tailgate handle for 2013 model. From my research involving the tailgate ...
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Can we connect mobile to reverse cam display output

My cars reverse camera's display break. I can see a mini USB cable was connected to the display. Can I connect my mobile phone to that output using mini USB female to micro USB male jack with any kind ...
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Safe way to install infotainment box

I am installing a video interface box into my Mercedes, this enables me to add support for a reversing camera feed. I have positioned the video interface box behind the infotainment screen like so: ...
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Backup camera fuzzy image

Been at the dealer this week and enabled a rear cam on uConnect RHB 430N infotainment unit. Getting fuzzy / flickering image? 430N: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y0jPpNs5Q1E It shows just fine ...
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Nissan Versa 2014 reverse light wire

I have a backup camera to set up, but checking which wires go to which light isn't easy since the bulbs are mounted onto a circuit board instead of visually being able to see where the wires go. Upon ...
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No Reverse signal in car harness. Connection comes from reverse light?

So a while back i setup an aftermarket touchscreen radio that has reverse cam support but my car harness does not have a reverse signal wire and the new radio harness does, of course. Where does the ...
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Is it possible to replace the I20 rear parking camera lens

Someone scratched my car's rear parking camera and broke the lens. However, the camera is still working fine. I'm thinking that the lens would be less expensive than filing an insurance claim, and I'd ...
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Stereo buzzing noise when lights not on; recently installed reversing camera

I have an Xtrons stereo head unit. I have attached a reversing camera that switches the camera image to the head unit automatically when I put the vehicle into reverse and switches back again when I ...
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possible to record rearview camera footage while parked in a parking lot

I have a friend who has a recent Lexus with a rearview camera. She was curious if it was possible to run the camera while parked on the street or in a commercial parking lot and save the footage to a ...
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Anyone know how to upgrade rear backup camera on VW Routan or Chrysler Town & Country minivan (2009 model)?

It's got really crappy video quality. So blurry and useless. Plus the backup camera does not come with guide lines so you cannot distance to object. Has anyone upgraded it themselves with a new ...
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Correct Relay Splicing Methodology (Backup Camera & Reverse Wire)?

Some of you may recall my previous thread where I asked what the best way to splice a webcam into the reverse wire of a car. While these questions are similar in topic, this one focuses in on the ...
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Is it okay to splice a backup camera into the reverse lights?

I saw another thread that was similar, but it didn't a definitive or clear answer on the matter. I'll be brief. I want to install a Nexus 7 (2012) tablet in the dash of my car. I want it to be able ...
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How is video transmitted in the car? (E.g., from backup camera to NAV display.)

Does video from the backup camera or side mirror camera travel to the (NAV) display via the CAN bus or some other mechanism? I'm really curious if you can get access in some way to that video - or ...
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Rear camera screen flickering

https://youtu.be/c4g_W9xNboQ video of it flickering. I've tested the output voltage of the 12v socket, and it's around 20v! Question about that here; Battery high voltage (multimeter was busted, volts ...
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connecting backup camera in my honda 2001

I am trying to set my back view camera in my Honda 2001. I could not figure out how to make electric configuration - I just want to avoid using tail light and my backup camera can keep running while I ...
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Is there a camera system for cars that can record the front, rear, and inside of the car at the same time? [closed]

I am looking for a camera security system that would provide a dashcam but also be able to: record what is happening behind my car (like a backup camera, except this one would record while I am ...
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Why don't we have distance lines on a Skoda reversing camera?

We just got ourselves a new Skoda Superb with a reversing camera but it doesn't show the distance lines that apparently should appear on it. We test drove the Passat and saw it had distance lines on ...