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Old 03-04-2016, 02:01 PM   #1
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Rear Camera Install Height

I'm going to be installing my first rear-view camera soon. Does anybody have any input about how high the camera should be placed?
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Old 03-04-2016, 02:35 PM   #2
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Ours is mounted as high as it can go in the center of the rear wall. It looks down at a 45 degree angle so I see our towed car behind us as we go down the road.
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Old 03-04-2016, 03:15 PM   #3
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I made a shelf for mine on one of the top ladder supports. I powered it off of the running lights. Since initially installing it, I have since hard wired it to my TT's Wi-Fi router that runs 24/7, so I can view the camera on my Windows tablet in the TV while traveling using Wi-Fi. At this height it gives a good view of what is going on behind us.

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If you don't have them up high looking down at an angle the vehicles behind you at night will will flare up the view screen with their headlights... Can't see a thing behind you when that happens...

Something like this google image mounting position on this RV...


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I attached mine at the roof line.. I aimed it so I can see from just past the spare tire and well down the road...
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Thanks for the examples and shared experience!
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