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Old 05-17-2022, 02:27 PM   #1
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Question Back up camera waterproof cover?

Just got back from JC, my 2019 is on its 3rd....that's right....3rd backup camera....even management knows the camera has a design issue, yet they keep on replacing it. Until I build my dually, I can't switch to something else.

So my thought is, for now, to keep the camera covered from the elements as it is stored outside. I have a plastic zip lock bag temporarily covering it and ensured that is doesn't rub the shell...

Anyone have a recommendation on a waterproof cover to keep the elements out while parked?

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Old 05-17-2022, 03:28 PM   #2
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Wow that stinks, sorry to hear.

For a cover, perhaps a cheap tarp at Harbor Freight, cut to an appropriate size, bungeed in place?
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Old 05-17-2022, 04:43 PM   #3
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Is it due to fogging?

Post #68 of this thread is the fix (believe it or not!)

https://www.airforums.com/forums/f45...ras-83497.html
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Old 05-17-2022, 04:58 PM   #4
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Is it due to fogging?

Post #68 of this thread is the fix (believe it or not!)

https://www.airforums.com/forums/f45...ras-83497.html
Actual water ingress...and "fogging" as a result....actual water in the case...your camera is a bit different from mine....but I'll have a look to see if anything I could add a pin hole and see if that helps over time.

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Actual water ingress...and "fogging" as a result....actual water in the case...your camera is a bit different from mine....but I'll have a look to see if anything I could add a pin hole and see if that helps over time.

Thx!
Yeah, that was an off brand amazon camera. I had two of them...both fogged. Sealing these things is at best a challenge. I used that one for several years with the pin holes before GM came out with a retrofit kit for my in-dash screen.
It never fogged up after the pin holes were added.
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I use this to cover my camera while not in use

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...?ie=UTF8&psc=1
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I use this to cover my camera while not in use

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...?ie=UTF8&psc=1
We were thinking in that direction, did you cut it down to "custom fit" including antenna? Any scuffing on the shell from wind etc?
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We were thinking in that direction, did you cut it down to "custom fit" including antenna? Any scuffing on the shell from wind etc?
I didn't cut anything. There is a zipcord you can tighten around the base to prevent it from flying away. It is a simple and effective solution. Has been working for me.
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I didn't cut anything. There is a zipcord you can tighten around the base to prevent it from flying away. It is a simple and effective solution. Has been working for me.
I bought the same item, nice feel, easy to put on...piece of mind for now until I can sort out how to deal with a water loving camera.

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