All Rear View Cameras
Rear view cameras are the “eyes” of the vehicle and can be installed on the sides and rear of the vehicle. It plays a big role in ensuring the safety of reversing, especially in those crowded parking lots, places with poor lighting, and places where children often play. If you don’t choose the right rear view camera, you can lose more than just money. Luview develop, manufacture and supply high quality rear view cameras for various types of vehicles, customized order accepted, please contact us by [email protected] if you have such needs.
Rear view cameras have become popular in recent years. They offer a number of benefits and can help prevent collisions with oncoming traffic. Many models come with built-in screens and can be installed in a variety of locations in a vehicle.
What is a rear view camera
What is a rear view camera? Rear view cameras are small devices mounted on the outside of your vehicle. It is combined with the display screen installed in the vehicle to form a complete reversing camera system. They provide real-time video images of the road and objects behind you. Some systems even incorporate backup sensors to help you stay aware of objects behind you while backing up.
How does rear view camera work
While factory-installed rear view camera systems are reliable and have the best picture quality, if your vehicle did not come with this option, you can install the camera yourself. The rear view camera captures an image of what you see in your rear view mirror and transmits it to a monitor to be displayed on the dashboard.
The imaging principle of the rear view camera is that the scene generates an optical image through the lens group and projects it on the CMOS photoelectric sensor, the optical signal is converted into an electrical signal, and then converted into a digital signal after analog-to-digital conversion, and then the signal is processed by the DSP into a specific format of the image that appears on the monitor.
Advantages of rear view camera
Rear view cameras have many advantages. Not only do they prevent accidents, but they can increase your field of vision and eliminate blind spots as well. These features can protect you and your passengers, as well as the property behind your vehicle. In a tight parking space, the use of a rear view camera can save your life. However, you should make sure to use the camera safely. It can reduce stress while driving, so consider installing one in your vehicle.
At present, the high-quality rear-view cameras on the market often have the following features:
- HD quality. Adopt 1/3CMOS sensor, support analog high-definition video 700TVL;
- Waterproof protection grade IP69K, driving in rainy days is not affected;
- Support mirror switching and ruler control, it is more convenient to reverse;
- With night vision function, infrared distance is 7meters. Safety can also be guaranteed when driving at night;
- It can be installed at the rear and both sides of the vehicle, and the driving vision is wider.
Do rear view camera really worth it
If you’re wondering if a rear view camera is worth the expense, consider some of the following factors:
Quality: The camera’s display must be sharp and clear. You don’t want a camera that can’t tell the difference between the cars behind you and the other cars.
Night Vision: It also should be able to provide clear images during both day and night. Some models won’t be able to capture clear images in low-light conditions.
While rear view cameras are an investment, they are worth it in the long run. In addition to improving safety, they can save you money in the long run.
How to install rear view camera
To install a rear view camera, you first need to turn off your vehicle and disconnect the battery terminals. Mark the spot where the camera cord will be installed and locate the wires if necessary.
Next, determine the size of the drill bit needed and the location of the rubber grommet. The hole should be big enough for the camera’s cable to pass through. After locating the spot, install the rear view camera bracket.
To attach the camera, you need an RCA male to female connector cord. You can find these at most electronic stores. You also need a fuse tap cable, which turns a bare wire into a fuse signal. Make sure to use a cigarette lighter adaptor to power the camera. If you don’t have one, you can find one at your auto part store. Then, follow the instructions provided on the package for the installation.
Before you begin, you need to gather the tools and supplies you need to install the rear view camera. Basic tools include a screwdriver, electrical tape, wire cutters, wire strippers, drill, and multimeter. If you don’t have these tools, borrow them from a friend or neighbor who owns a vehicle.
Factors to consider when choosing the best rear view camera
There are two types of rear-view cameras: wired and wireless. The wired method is simple and reliable, but requires wiring in the vehicle; the wireless method does not require wiring in the vehicle, and the installation is simple, but a wireless receiving module needs to be added. Because the current receiving effect of the wireless receiving module is not ideal, the general rear view camera still adopts the wired mode.
There are several factors to consider when choosing a rear view camera for your vehicle Generally, you should look for features that you’ll need in your vehicle, such as picture clarity and viewing angle. The higher the resolution, the better.
Some cameras also feature automatic reverse activation and come with a screen. Others require that you purchase a separate screen. For most people, this is an unnecessary cost and not worth the hassle.
Another consideration is night vision. While some inexpensive cameras claim to offer night vision, the actual performance is poor. You’ll have a dark image if you use a camera without an IR LED. To increase the effectiveness of a rear view camera, use brighter rear lights.
Moreover, the rear view camera should be powered by a rechargeable battery. Depending on the needs of your vehicle, you can choose between a wired camera or a wireless one.
How much does a rear view camera cost
Getting a rear view camera for your vehicle will improve your driving safety and convenience, but how much does a rear view camera cost? While most new cars come with one, some older models don’t come equipped with them. If your car does not have a camera, you can install one yourself. The price of backup cameras varies widely, so make sure you budget accordingly and factor in installation costs. You can also get a backup camera for an older vehicle that comes with a mirror.
Rear view cameras are usually around $99-$199. Obviously, this refers to the current market retail price. If you want to buy in bulk or cooperate with manufacturers for a long time, then this price will be much cheaper.
How to maintain rear view cameras ?
Rear view camera is closely related with driving safety, so the installation of a good quality, cost- effective rear view camera is particularly important, but if you want the rear view camera to continue serve you and ensure vehicle driving safety, then you should know some relevant maintenance knowledge of rear view camera and well done the maintenance.
Luview rear view camera maintenance tips:
- do not pull and twist the cable, including the reversing monitor and rear view camera;
- do not use irritating detergent or organic solvent to wipe the camera;
- keep the rear view camera away from oil, steam, moisture, moisture, dust and other substances, avoid direct contact with water;
- try to avoid exposing the rear view camera directly to the sunshine, so as not to damage the camera image sensor component;
- non-essential circumstances, do not disassemble the rear view camera yourself or trying to touch its internal parts, it is easy to cause damage to the rearview camera, once it is damaged, dealer will not cover the warranty guarantee;
- the rear view cameras should be stored in a clean, dry place.
How to find reliable rear view camera manufacturer
Many fleet management companies will directly choose trusted brands for convenience when purchasing in-vehicle rear view cameras. Here is a reminder: we must first consider big brands. It is necessary to consider the comprehensive strength of the brand: production strength, product research and development, product design, brand service and other aspects. The rear view cameras developed by Luview is a good choice.
More importantly, the materials used in the products of big brands are generally more cautious, and the safety aspects are properly considered. When driving a car, it is inevitable to encounter complex environments. If your rear view camera is of unqualified quality, it is very likely to be damaged and dangerous in high temperature, severe cold, and heavy rain environments.
Luview rear view camera adopts metal protective casing, which is sturdy and durable, with strong heat dissipation and durability. Each product has undergone high and low temperature tests and free drop tests before leaving the factory to avoid safety problems.If you want to know more product information about aftermarket rear view camera, please feel free to contact us:[email protected].