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Backup camera

Discussion in '1st Gen Tundras (2000-2006)' started by darkoverlift, Jul 29, 2014.

  1. Jul 29, 2014 at 5:31 PM
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    darkoverlift

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    I am looking to add a back up camera to my 04 sr5 double cab. I want a nice setup and would love feedback or opinions on what you all have done.
     
  2. Jul 30, 2014 at 2:54 PM
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  3. Jul 30, 2014 at 2:55 PM
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    This is where I am leaning
     
  4. Jul 30, 2014 at 5:55 PM
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    Wireless and easy install. I like it. I always read reviews carefully to make the decision on stuff like this.
     
  5. Jul 31, 2014 at 12:36 AM
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    Do you have an aftermarket head unit or anything? Something you could wire the camera into?
     
  6. Jul 31, 2014 at 3:04 AM
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    Factory JBL setup..
     
  7. Aug 3, 2014 at 10:27 AM
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    So no one has added a backup camera?
     
  8. Aug 4, 2014 at 12:36 PM
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    Powder coat bumpers, plastidip grill chrome, LPF Vled reverse light, de-badged, interior LEDs, footwell LEDs, reverse LEDs, ARE cap, front receiver hitch for cooler holder, cooler holder/rod rack, backup camera, Kenwood HU, Westin nerf bars, Husky floor liners, folding rear seats
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    Where did you attach the reverse wire from the unit to the truck?
     
  10. Jul 3, 2016 at 5:05 PM
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    Deck rail system, Bed divider, door sill protectors, LED reverse light bars, Aries Bull Bar with 28" 180 watt LED light bar, LED step lights, LED bed lights, driver-side grab handle, TRD Rear Sway Bar, BedRug bed mat and tailgate mat, Morimoto Fog Lights, more to come.....
    This review of the first one would concern me:

    I installed the unit in my truck. Very simple install, but you do have to cut into your wiring harness to get access to the backup light power and ground. Expected that. After I installed everything, I tried it out. There was so much interference, the connection between the monitor and the camera would drop out. I tried moving the antennae outside of the truckbed frame - no difference. I called the tech support line. Let it ring for over 30 rings before someone finally answered (no voicemail, no recording, nothing, just ring ring ring). I explained the problem, and they asked if I had Bluetooth in my vehicle. "Yes". They then told me that the unit will not work if I have bluetooth in my vehicle. NICE TO KNOW! Newer vehicles use bluetooth as a main service to connect to phones, MP3 players, and even other devices in the vehicle. You cannot turn bluetooth off! So I now have an unusable system, and cut-through wires on my taillights. Nice...This unit stinks if you have bluetooth in your vehicle. DO NOT BUY
     
  11. Jul 3, 2016 at 5:44 PM
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    Do not buy Peak wireless camera. I bought one some years ago. It worked only for a few seconds then the picture would simply freeze. I tried so many different ways to tweak it, but to no avail. I got Pioneer HU and Pioneer camera and it's been flawless so far for the last 4+ years (except when it's drops below -20F).
     
  12. Jul 3, 2016 at 9:10 PM
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    Try this set up... pearlauto.com

    It's a solar powered back up camera license plate frame and uses any smart phone as the display. It turns any dumb car into a smart car.
     
  13. Jul 5, 2016 at 8:05 AM
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  14. Sep 22, 2016 at 4:45 PM
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    Does anyone have any info on which wire is the "reverse signal" one in the vehicle wiring harness? I installed an aftermarket Pioneer head unit and in order for the Camera screen to come on automatically, the (in this case, purple) wire on the head unit has to be connected to some kind of wire that senses when the reverse gear is engaged.

    (Edit: question is for a 1 gen tundra)
     
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  15. Oct 22, 2016 at 1:18 PM
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    Bump? ^ Is it the same blue wire as the second gen posted above?
     
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