I just installed it with two generic switches. Also added signal light behind my standard mirror and added the super bright cre LEDs. Here are some pics.
Rear camera image
randomwalk would you mind explaining in a little detail on what you did for the forward camera install? I have the backup camera in the mirror but I have the exact same head unit as you and would very much like to have the forward facing camera. You think its something that an electrical noob could handle as a weekend project?
Thanks I figured getting the signal to the nav unit wouldn't be too difficult my main concern is being able to uses toggle switch to override whatever is on the screen to bring the camera up... I don't want to have to select the video imput every time I want to see the camera
ordered a camera a couple days ago so I'll be attempting this install here in the next couple days! what three position toggle switches did you guys end up using? I picked one up at home depots but I'm looking for something with a little more factory look.
Next weekend I'm going to attempt to build a box to to allow a DPDT switch to power the cameras and act as a selector for video input to nav system. Plan is to include both a front and rear camera. Up position will be front on, rear will be rear on and center (off) will be normal operation. Plan to only use one switch.
I'll post pics of the outcome.
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Expl- are you located anywhere near va beach? Maybe we can tackle this together. I've been wanting to do a toggled on rear cam to go along with standard reverse. Stoked I found this thread but no idea how to tie it all in. Plus reading through the posts I'm convinced I need a front cam now. Looking forward to more postings and what you came up with
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