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Old 01-20-2016, 08:53 PM   #43
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Must you activate the clearance lights in order to power the backup camera?

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Old 01-20-2016, 11:23 PM   #44
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Depends how your camera is wired. Our camera is on all the time unless we explicitly turn it off via a separate switch. Others have indeed wired their camera via the trailer lights so it only works when the lights are on.

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Old 01-21-2016, 04:18 AM   #45
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Camera power

With the clearance light power feed, yes clearance lights must be on to power camera. Im ok with that since I like to run the lights anyway and is only convenient switch Ive read about. My solution to the lack of slack in the wiring was to cut a larger hole behind the center clearance light. Also, there is probably more slack available behind the curb side clearance light of the 3 light group. Good luck. You will love the camera
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We tapped into the USB power supply in the back closet via a switch we mounted right next to it, so we can power the Voyager anytime we want independent of everything else.
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I found that popping out the grommet on the center clearance light made it easy to get 4 or 5 inches of wire to make my connection. It also allows space to feed the camera wire up through the hole to make connections.
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I just used my voyager 4.3 for the first time. No dropouts or loss of connection at all. The camera is very wide angle, objects are WAY closer than they appear , I have to get used to that. Not as clear a picture as my previous (Fredís) system but totally adequate.

I mounted the camera inside looking out the back window through the screen. Now that I know it works, Iíll mount it outside. Iím thinking of cutting off the connector and tapping power from inside the clearance light fixture
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How do you remove plastic cover on clearance light? Brut force ?

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