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Old 10-29-2011, 03:15 PM   #1
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Back-up cam that replaces license plate light?

Can someone please provide me with the link to the best (best quality and fit) back-up cam that replaces the rear license plate light. There are tons on ebay, but I know some have had issues.
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Old 10-31-2011, 09:42 AM   #2
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Can someone please provide me with the link to the best (best quality and fit) back-up cam that replaces the rear license plate light. There are tons on ebay, but I know some have had issues.
If I were you I would just get it directly from Jeff. I made the mistake of getting one from ebay for like $20 and had to make many modifications including cutting the plastic so it would fit. Also the video quality sucks, it's way too bright and no idea how to adjust that. Also gets ton of noise when the engine is running...

The one from Jeff is a lot more money but considering that amout of extra work I had to do to make the cheap ebay one to fit, I think it would be worth it

http://jandtdistributing.com/dynavin...backup-camera/

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Old 10-31-2011, 11:16 AM   #3
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If I were you I would just get it directly from Jeff. I made the mistake of getting one from ebay for like $20 and had to make many modifications including cutting the plastic so it would fit. Also the video quality sucks, it's way too bright and no idea how to adjust that. Also gets ton of noise when the engine is running...

The one from Jeff is a lot more money but considering that amout of extra work I had to do to make the cheap ebay one to fit, I think it would be worth it

http://jandtdistributing.com/dynavin...backup-camera/

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Does the one from Jeff replace the license plate light? The pic isn't the clearest. Also, do you know the dimensions? I have a rear laser diffuser on the top of the license plate frame, so I want to make sure it will fit.
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The one from Jeff still needs to be cut for your cabrio. It is meant for a sedan. This is according to the last time I checked though, which was around Spring '11.
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As far as I know it will work....but it will stick out a bit, they are flush on the sedans as the lights are recessed, on the coupes and verts they have around 1/4" exposed as the lights are flush, not perfect but still the best solution I have seen, here is a pic:

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HI jeff,

Does the dynavin has any settings to adjust the brightness and contrast of the video coming from the rear camera channel?
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Does the dynavin has any settings to adjust the brightness and contrast of the video coming from the rear camera channel?
+1 and how is it at night?
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works ok, its not a night vision camera but it seems to work ok with regular street lighting/reverse cam lighting.
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Sounds good but now my Dynavin is not working at all. I'm about to send the piece of #@$% back. It's a great idea, but terribly engineered.
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Hi guys,

When choosing a reversing camera is it best to go for a PAL one or an NTCS one? I'm in the UK, where our television system is PAL.

Are the Dynavin units region specific - ie do I need a PAL one for a UK unit or what? Thanks!
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As far as I know it will work....but it will stick out a bit, they are flush on the sedans as the lights are recessed, on the coupes and verts they have around 1/4" exposed as the lights are flush, not perfect but still the best solution I have seen, here is a pic:

Anyone have any pics of this one installed on a coupe?
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Old 11-26-2011, 12:30 PM   #12
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Anyone have any pics of this one installed on a coupe?
Looking for a pic of this installed as well (physically on the car), as well as pics of what the reverse camera picture looks like. Can anyone provide this before I order from Jeff?

Also, I removed/destroyed the original/OEM housing for the license plate light when I bought the reverse camera I am using now (bought through Ebay for like $20). Anyone else who did this for the eBay camera know exactly what pieces I would need to replace to get Jeff's version (which doesn't replace the light) functioning it is designed to (by using the OEM light)?

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I'm in the same boat - the LED on my ebay reverse camera stopped working, and now my trunk release button doesn't work

I'll be ordering the camera from Jeff...
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Anyone has pictures of the camera on a coupe? I'm tempted but is about $70 shipped so want to make sure it looks right

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I'm in the same boat - the LED on my ebay reverse camera stopped working, and now my trunk release button doesn't work

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