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  1. Buying Guide-Backup Camera


    "Every year, thousands of children are killed or seriously injured because a driver backing up didn't see them. A backover incident typically takes place when a car is backing out of a driveway or parking space." - kidsandcars.org

    There are dangers all around you when in a vehicle. There has been countless injuries due to people reversing their cars with no real way of seeing everything behind them.

    Rear view camera technology is a fantastic safety feature in any car, so much so that by 2018 all new cars must be fitted with these units.
    From hooking up your trailer, reversing into a tight parking spot or just making sure your kid is not behind your car when you reverse, these units will make the job so easy.

    Types of Rear View Cameras

    There are 3 different types of cameras:

    Surface mounted cameras
    This type can be mounted on any flat surface and are commonly mounted high up. This position gives it a commanding view and excellent depth perception. For larger vehicles this would be the number one choice.

    Flush mounted cameras
    This type is mounted through a hole in the body of the vehicle. Only the lens and bezel is visible and give a nice clean look. The camera is level with the road so it does not provide the depth as the surface mount unit.

    License mounted cameras
    This type is mounted on the existing license plate hole, so installation is easy with no modification or new holes that need to be drilled. Depending where your plate is, the position of the camera can be off-center or close to the road.

    Types of Monitors:

    Almost all modern-day monitors are LCD (liquid crystal display), you might still see some CRT monitors, but it is old-school technology and would deliver inferior quality video. Off the LCD monitors, TFT-LCD screens are the panicle in quality and should be your first choice.
    Screen size is a personal choice, but obviously in this case bigger is better. The most common sizes are 5”,7”,9” and 10” units, there are smaller ones available but why would you bother.
    Modern cars have a built in SatNav unit and many of them have an auxiliary input. If your vehicle has one of these you do not have to bother with a monitor and can plug your camera straight into the SatNav (just make sure your camera is compatible).

    Image Sensors

    Rear view camera sensors are either CCD or CMOS. CCD sensors provide a much higher quality video then CMOS and operate in lower light environments. CCD rear view cameras are more expensive than their CMOS counterparts, but this is truly not the factor where you want to skimp on money. A CCD camera is the only unit to buy.

    Check out our entire line of rear view camera's https://audiojamonline.com/cars/car-accessories/rear-view-cameras-monitor-kits



     

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